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The Latest: Passenger says flight attendant nearly hit baby
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the confrontation on an American Airlines flight (all times local):...



Correction: Mideast-Entrepreneurs story
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- In a story April 22 about entrepreneurs from the Middle East, in a section about one Saudi woman who stands out, The Associated Press misspelled her name. She is Manar Alomayri, not Manal Dhod....



American tries to learn from United's mistakes in incident
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane....



Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means "when staff get an unexpected afternoon off to enjoy good weather."...



Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency. They're eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand into parts of the United States that embrace him....



Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April....






GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020
SHANGHAI (AP) -- General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said Friday, as automakers speed up the rollout of alternative vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry....



Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank....



United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned
DALLAS (AP) -- United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline's handling of a passenger-dragging incident, will not automatically add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned....