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S&P 500 closes the book on its biggest first-half plunge since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended the session lower on Thursday, crossing the finish line of a grim month and …

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Legal clashes await US companies covering workers’ abortion costs

June 27 (Reuters) – A growing number of large US companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who must leave their home states to get abortions, but these new policies could expose businesses to lawsuits and even potential criminal liability, legal experts said . Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Lyft Inc …

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Airlines cancel over 700 US flights as labor crunch, bad weather weigh

June 27 (Reuters) – Airlines canceled over 700 flights in the United States on Monday, as adverse demand weather and a shortage of staff hurt their ability to keep up with a surge in summer travel. Total flight cancellations within, into, or out of the United States as of 1.07 pm ET were 747, as …

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Alaska Airlines will reimburse health travel costs after abortion ruling

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-400 plane is shown on final approach to land in San Diego, California April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register June 24 (Reuters) – Alaska Airlines (ALK.N) said on Friday that, despite a US Supreme Court abortion ruling, it will continue to reimburse employee …

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Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit as Supreme Court strikes down Roe

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – US companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Friday they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The US Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step …

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Exclusive: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 bln Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

DOHA, June 22 (Reuters) – Two high-tech Airbus A350 jets sit idle covered with their windows taped and engines in a floodlit hangar in the Gulf, hobbled by an international legal dispute between European industrial giant Airbus (AIR.PA) and Qatar’s national carrier. From a distance, the planes might seem like any other long-haul jetliners crowding …

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Bidding war for Spirit Airlines heats up; JetBlue sweetens offer

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) on Monday improved its offer for Spirit Airlines Inc (SAVE.N), intensifying the bidding war for the ultra-low-cost-carrier whose shareholders are due to vote this week on a merger agreement with Frontier Group Holdings Inc (ULCC.O). JetBlue increased its reverse break-up fee by $150 million to …

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KLM says it won’t bring more passengers to Amsterdam Saturday

AMSTERDAM, June 4 (Reuters) – KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, said it would not bring any further passengers on Saturday from European destinations to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, its main hub. The airline, which had already canceled dozens of flights to ease traffic pressure at the airport, said weather conditions and runway maintenance were …

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US airlines cancel 2,500 flights over Memorial holiday weekend

A Delta Airlines commercial aircraft approaches to land at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California US January 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) – US airlines, which are still rebuilding flight crews after the COVID-19 pandemic travel slowdown, canceled more than2,500 flights …

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