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LONDON | UK leader deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union. Treasury chief Philip Hammond and Health Secretary Matt Hancock are among the senior ministers who are making appearances around Britain in an effort to win popular support … Continue reading LONDON | UK leader deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

NEW YORK  | Southwest 3Q profit rises on more passengers, flights

NEW YORK  — Southwest Airlines is reporting profits rose more than 16 percent during the third quarter as it booked more passengers on more flights. The company earned $615 million, or $1.08 per share, beating estimates by 2 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue rose 5.1 percent to $5.58 billion, also … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Southwest 3Q profit rises on more passengers, flights

BOSTON | World Series Game 1 to be cold one for Dodgers, Red Sox

BOSTON — It’s looking to be cold for Game 1 of the World Series, but at least the Red Sox and Dodgers will probably avoid the rain. Forecasts for Tuesday night call for the temperature to be around 50 for the 8:09 p.m. first pitch. It will cool off during the game to the high … Continue reading BOSTON | World Series Game 1 to be cold one for Dodgers, Red Sox

Leaked forecast of economic woe inflames UK Brexit debate

LONDON/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A leaked, and gloomy, economic forecast has inflamed arguments about Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Brexit-supporting politicians on Tuesday said those who released the document were trying to derail the country’s EU exit, while pro-EU lawmakers accused the government of burying bad news. An assessment prepared for the government and … Continue reading Leaked forecast of economic woe inflames UK Brexit debate

Southwest gets boost from tax law; beats Street 4Q forecasts

DALLAS/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday that fourth-quarter profit jumped to $1.89 billion as the recent tax law reduced the company’s deferred tax liability and should boost 2018 earnings too. The nation’s fourth-biggest airline also said that travel bookings so far in 2018 appear solid, and it gave a cautiously upbeat forecast of revenue … Continue reading Southwest gets boost from tax law; beats Street 4Q forecasts

Strong manufacturing data gives US stocks another boost

NEW YORK/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Technology and transportation companies are climbing as U.S. stocks rise for the fourth day in a row to start 2018. The Labor Department said employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a solid gain but a bit less than experts expected. Hiring in manufacturing and construction was strong and factories received more … Continue reading Strong manufacturing data gives US stocks another boost