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American Airlines Pilots Agree to Fly Holiday Flights After Scheduling Glitch

American Airlines Pilots Agree to Fly Holiday Flights After Scheduling Glitch

The plan should calm travelers' fears about their holiday flights. The union representing American Airlines pilots said it reached an agreement to staff the flights, CNBC reported . Dan Carey and our 15,000 professional aviators who are doing their part to cover the holiday schedule and beyond", the company added. Airfarewatchdog expects many more people to fly rather than drive this holiday season compared to a year ago.


More Jobs, But No Change In Jobless Rate

More Jobs, But No Change In Jobless Rate

November's unemployment rate was the lowest November unemployment rate since comparable statistics started being recorded in 2001. "42,000 were working in that sector in November, up 2,700 people from November 2016". Out of all the provinces in Canada, Ontario had the best month. British Columbia added 18,200 jobs for a 0.7 per cent increase and Quebec created 16,200 positions for a 0.4 per cent increase.


Offensive T-shirt which threatened journalists pulled from Walmart

Offensive T-shirt which threatened journalists pulled from Walmart

The t-shirt, which Walmart offered via a third party vendor called teespring .com, featured the phrase "Rope". Teespring has also confirmed the T-shirt has been pulled and says it is working to prevent further designs like this from slipping through their filters.


GM To Launch Self-Driving Vehicles In Big US Cities In 2019

GM To Launch Self-Driving Vehicles In Big US Cities In 2019

Tesla , which now sells electric cars with some autonomous features, but says they already contain the hardware to one day be fully autonomous, also has its eyes on running a driverless taxi service in the coming years, provided by owners' cars operating while they are at work, asleep or on holiday.


Amazon Says Cyber Monday Was Its Biggest Shopping Day Ever

Amazon Says Cyber Monday Was Its Biggest Shopping Day Ever

Amazon on Wednesday said that Cyber Monday was its single biggest shopping day ever , surpassing its Prime Day event over the summer for the most products ordered worldwide, according to a press release emailed to Retail Dive. Retailers who sell through Amazon-Ancestry, Tea Forte , One Savvy Life-also reported through testimonials shared by Amazon that they had a record Cyber Monday.


CBOE, CME to jump into bitcoin futures trading

CBOE, CME to jump into bitcoin futures trading

Derivatives marketplace operator CME Group will launch a bitcoin futures product on December 18, ending speculation as to when the much-anticipated offering would be available on the US markets. Commission staff held rigorous discussions with CME over the course of six weeks, CFE over the course of four months, and had numerous calls with Cantor.