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In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, some of Aeroflot's flight attendants pose for a photo at the World's Best Airline at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards celebration at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France. The Moscow City Court is to due to rule in the case of two flight attendants who are suing Russia's flagship airline for taking them off the prestigious long-haul flights because of their looks. (AP Photo/Marina Lystseva)
August 21, 2017 - 11:01 am
LOBNYA, Russia (AP) — "Old, fat and ugly" is what Yevgeniya Magurina jokingly calls a group of flight attendants of Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot who she claims have been sidelined in an apparent drive to make the cabin crew younger and more physically attractive. She is one of just two women...
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FILE - This March 4, 2013, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, as investors awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week and continued to monitor developments on the Korean peninsula. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Monday, following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 lost 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,423, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, Aeroflot flight attendant Yevgeniya Magurina is reflected in a mirror as she shows her uniform during an interview with the Associated Press in Lobnya, outside Moscow, Russia. The Moscow City Court is to due to rule in the case of two flight attendants who are suing Russia's flagship airline for taking them off the prestigious long-haul flights because of their looks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
August 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
LOBNYA, Russia (AP) — "Old, fat and ugly" is what Yevgeniya Magurina jokingly calls a group of flight attendants for Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot who she claims have been sidelined in an apparent drive to make the cabin crew younger and more physically attractive. A Moscow court is due to...
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FILE - In a Monday, May 8, 2017, file photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett speaks during an interview at the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. Sempra Energy is buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash, wresting it away from Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Sempra said Monday, Aug. 21, that it will also pick up $9.35 billion of the company’s debt. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
August 21, 2017 - 7:57 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sempra Energy is buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Sempra said Monday that it will also pick up $9.35 billion of the company's debt. To gain possession of Oncor, Sempra will acquire the...
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FILE - In a Monday, May 8, 2017, file photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett speaks during an interview at the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. Sempra Energy is buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash, wresting it away from Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Sempra said Monday, Aug. 21, that it will also pick up $9.35 billion of the company’s debt. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
August 21, 2017 - 7:56 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sempra Energy is buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Sempra said Monday that it will also pick up $9.35 billion of the company's debt. To gain possession of Oncor, Sempra will acquire the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, a worker walks past Haval SUV models parked outside the Great Wall Motors assembly plant in Baoding in north China's Hebei province. Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to acquire Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, two employees of the Chinese company said Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 in an ambitious new move for the country's fast-growing domestic auto brands. Great Wall has yet to make a formal announcement of its interest in Jeep but a possible acquisition would be in line with chairman Wang Jianjun's goal, announced in February, of becoming the top specialty SUV producer by 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
August 21, 2017 - 6:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, spokespeople for the company said Monday, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands. Great Wall has yet to formally declare its interest...
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August 21, 2017 - 5:16 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to acquire Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, two employees of the Chinese company said Monday, in an ambitious new move for the country's fast-growing domestic auto brands. Great Wall has yet to make a formal announcement of...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors monitored joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
August 21, 2017 - 5:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were mostly lower Monday as U.S. and South Korean joint military drills kept markets on edge and investors awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 0.6 percent to 5,085.74 and...
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August 21, 2017 - 4:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Two employees of Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid for Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit. The public relations director for Great Wall's Haval SUV brand, Zhao Lijia, said Monday the company "has this intention" when asked about a report by Automotive News...
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August 21, 2017 - 4:30 am
LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors have promised to vigorously prosecute hate crimes committed on social media. The new guidelines issued Monday outline a tough stance on cyber hate attacks on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or transgender identity. Alison Saunders, the...
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