Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments...

Three U.S. airlines changing Taiwan name following ultimatum from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – By Thursday morning Taiwan time, three airlines in the United States had still not complied to renewed Chinese demands to describe Taiwan as part of China on their website...

New ways to pay: Installment payments with a twist

NEW YORK (AP) — New kinds of installment plans are offering options to shoppers who may remember layaway as something their parents or grandparents used. The payment businesses, many...

Outage causes American Airlines flight delays nationally

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says no American Airlines flights took off nationwide for about 40 minutes Sunday because of an outage at the carrier's main operating syst...

Home of Islanders, Nets abandoning plastic drinking straws

NEW YORK (AP) — An arena where the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the NHL's New York Islanders play is the latest place making plastic straws a thing of the past. Brooklyn's Barclays Center...

More US lawmakers blast China’s bullying of US airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wave of condemnation from U.S. lawmakers after three U.S. airlines changed their listing of Taiwan to kowtow to demands from Beijing is growing, with numerous more U.S...

Business Highlights

___ CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO Moonves NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS board says it is investigating personal misconduct claims after reports that...

China says 4 American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators say four U.S. airlines have failed to carry out an order to call self-ruled Taiwan as part of China on their websites. The air regulator says 40 out...

Airlines trim flights, make other tweaks to offset fuel

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are bowing to the staying power of higher fuel prices by culling unprofitable flights while trying to boost revenue by being nicer to customers. American Airli...

Fuel weighs on American Airlines, but it tops forecasts

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday that second-quarter profit plunged 34.5 percent on higher fuel costs, and it reduced its forecast for full-year earnings. Ame...

Fuel weighs on American Airlines, but it tops forecasts

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is cutting its full-year earnings forecast again after escalating fuel costs weighed on its second-quarter. The world's biggest airline sai...

Fuel weighs on American Airlines, but it tops forecasts

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is reporting that profits during the second quarter plunged more than 30 percent due in part to rising fuel costs, but it still topped expectations. ...

U.S. congressmen back Taiwan as airlines cave in to China's demand

Washington, July 25 (CNA) Several members of the United States Congress on Wednesday expressed objection to China's demand that American air carriers stop listing Taiwan as a country on their webs...

Taiwan to continue effort to maintain national dignity despite China’s bullying: foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Thursday that Taiwanese people will never accept Beijing’s growing attempts to belittle the country and that t...

Business events scheduled for Thursday

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday: All times are Eastern. WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for June, 8:30 a.m. ...