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Topic - United
US Airways and American Airlines employees from across the country gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, raising their voices and their signs to demand the Justice Department stop blocking the companies' $11 billion merger.
Hoping their baseball success will translate to titles in another sport, the Yankees are combining with English power Manchester City to own a Major League Soccer expansion team in New York that will start play in 2015.
Manchester United's debt dropped by 18 percent as the Premier League leaders floated on the New York Stock Exchange and sponsorship revenue rose, according to the club's latest financial results.
The English take losing hard, and we're not just talking about former colonies.
Every time Ben Olsen steps onto the practice field, he knows he can still play. No doubt about it.
Fliers can stop sharpening their elbows. Overhead bins are getting bigger.
Airlines already have imposed two broad fare increases in 2012, but the latest effort to raise prices is stalling.
Defying appeals from U.S. airlines and the Obama administration, the European Union's top court Wednesday cleared the way for a new pollution charge to be levied on all flights to the Continent, a move that could mean higher prices for trans-Atlantic fliers.
Heavy snow has been predicted for the nation's capital on Sunday from a storm that gave a rare white Christmas to parts of the South and caused airlines to cancel hundreds of flights on Saturday.
Admirable footballer that he is, Rio Ferdinand can also be a Grade-A pain at times. Think back to his elbowing of Hull's Craig Fagan in January or, last month, how he infuriatingly poked his nose in while referee Mark Clattenburg and his assistant were in the middle of a touchline discussion about whether to allow Nani's bizarre goal against Tottenham.
A possible tornado demolished three homes and injured 11 people in North Carolina, and tornado watches spread over three southeastern states Wednesday as a massive storm blew east after lashing the central United States.
Shareholders of United and Continental airlines voted Friday to approve a combination of their companies that would create the world's biggest airline and could have far-reaching effects on where they fly and how much they charge passengers.
The Justice Department said Friday that it has no more antitrust concerns about the deal that would combine United and Continental into the world's largest airline.
Restoring financial regulation of the airline industry will be put before Congress if the Justice Department approves a proposed merger of United and Continental airlines, two key House members said Wednesday.