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American Airlines CEO: 'We want to be even better' on race relations

NAACP warns black passengers about American Airlines American Airlines CEO Douglas Parker said Thursday his airline can do a better job in race relations with its customers. Two days after the NAACP issued a “travel advisory” late Tuesday saying that it has noticed “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines,” Parker told Wall Street analysts that executives are disappointed with the criticism because American(AAL) prides itself on its “inclusiveness and diversity.” But he also said there is room for improvement. “Discrimination, exclusion and unconscious ...

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Theresa May: 'We can prove Brexit doomsayers wrong'

Theresa May will tell parliament later that the UK can “prove the doomsayers wrong” when it comes to Brexit. The prime minister will say “progress will not always be smooth”, but add that she wants the best possible deal for both the UK and the EU. Her comments come as the fifth round of negotiations begin in Brussels later. It is the final set of talks before EU leaders meet to decide if enough progress has been made to talk about post-Brexit relations with the UK. In her first address ...

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Trump on Puerto Rico debt: 'We will have to wipe that out'

Trump: Puerto Rico threw budget out of whack President Trump on Tuesday raised the prospect of wiping out hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico’s crushing debt load. “They owe a lot of money to your friends on Wall Street. We will have to wipe that out,” Trump told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera in an interview in San Juan, the Puerto Rican capital. The U.S. territory has been struggling with a financial crisis for years. And that was before Hurricane Maria slammed into the island two weeks ago, causing widespread devastation and leaving millions ...

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Pacquiao: 'We are still here and not done in boxing'

Jun 30, 2017 Manny Pacquiao has made hundreds of millions of dollars, in large part because of the huge money his numerous pay-per-view fights have generated. TV lineup for Top Rank’s “Battle of Brisbane” card on Saturday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN Deportes) from Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia: •Welterweights: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) vs. Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), 12 rounds, for Pacquiao’s world title•Junior bantamweights: Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17 KOs) vs. Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KOs), 12 rounds, for Ancajas’ world title•Featherweights: Michael Conlan (2-0, 2 ...

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Steven Mnuchin at G7: 'We don't want to be protectionist'

Trump and China: What’s at stake? Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his meetings with world finance leaders have helped ease their concerns that the United States is moving to hard-edged protectionist trade policies. “People feel a level of comfort in understanding the Trump administration’s policies, now that we have had the ability to interact a few times,” Mnuchin told reporters Saturday after a two-day summit with G7 finance ministers and central bank chiefs. Trade was kept off the official agenda during the meeting. But Mnuchin said trade was discussed “a ...

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Dan Rather: 'We are a deeply divided country'

Perhaps this is why Dan Rather has a healthy fear of dogs There’s a growing distrust of the technology industry, and if you ask Dan Rather, it’s because people are afraid. “We are deeply a divided country,” the iconic news anchor told CNNTech. “The digital divide, the divide about fear of the future, but also a general divide between the haves and the have nots. People in the technology sector are perceived to be among the haves.” Rather, 85, spoke at SXSW Interactive on Friday, discussing the results of a ...

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'We are entrepreneurs, professors, scientists, artists'

Trump: Travel ban working out very nicely Anoosheh Oskouian is having a hard time accepting President Trump’s immigrant ban. Trump signed an executive order Friday temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries — Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Iran. The news has rattled the Iranian-American community. “It came as a shock,” said Oskouian, an Iranian entrepreneur who became a U.S. citizen 26 years ago. “We’re flabbergasted. There are many conversations happening in our community about it. Many of us are asking ‘Why Iran?’ Oskouian left Iran in 1978 ...

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