Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 24, the 84th day of 2020. There are 282 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 24,...

The Latest: Britain closes all schools, among last in Europe

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 207,000 people and killed more than 8,200. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe sympto...

The Latest: Airbus stock plunges after announcing shutdowns

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on action in the financial markets (all times local): Noon Shares in European plane maker Airbus plunged Wednesday after it suspended operat...

Governments pledge aid as businesses sound alarm over virus

Governments and central banks are scrambling to find ways to keep businesses from going bankrupt as the virus outbreak grinds the world economy to a halt. A day after Wall Street end...

Boeing sees 2020 as challenging as any year in recent past

Boeing is painting a sobering picture for its business in 2020. The Chicago-based company said Wednesday it has imposed a hiring freeze in response to the virus outbreak that is unde...

Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad reports $870M loss in 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi's long-troubled national carrier Etihad on Thursday reported losses of $870 million in 2019 after losing billions in recent years, calling the result “enco...

Boeing asks lawmakers to suspend preferential tax rate

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state lawmakersintroduced bills Wednesday,at The Boeing Co.’s request, to suspend the aerospace giant's preferential business and occupation tax rate unless the United...

Business Highlights

—- Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies ...

Airbus to cut over 2,300 jobs at defense and space division

BERLIN (AP) — European plane maker Airbus said Wednesday that it plans to cut more than 2,300 jobs at its defense and space division by the end of next year, spreading the cuts across several countrie...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2020. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Singapore pushes ahead with air show as virus cases grow

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore is pushing ahead with its air show despite cancellations by dozens of exhibitors and most Chinese participants due to the virus outbreak that has sickened tens of thousands ...

Italy, Turkey screen all arriving passengers for coronavirus

ROME (AP) — Italy and Turkey said Wednesday they were taking the temperatures of all arriving airline passengers in new prevention measures aimed at halting the spread of a virus outbreak that has kil...

Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad sells 38 planes for $1B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad Airways said Tuesday it would sell 38 aircraft to an investment firm and a leasing company in a deal valued at $1 billion, the lates...

Fraud at Airbus: European courts weigh $4 billion plea deal

PARIS (AP) — Courts in Britain and France are considering Friday whether to accept a plea deal that could cost Airbus up to $4 billion and end years of corruption investigations. If ...