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Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent

Arkansas' civilian labor force gained 3,188, a result of 4,428 more employed and 1,240 fewer unemployed Arkansans. "Unemployed Iowans continued to leave the labor force in March", Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend said in a statement.


United changing policy, crew no longer allowed to displace passengers

United changing policy, crew no longer allowed to displace passengers

Dao suffered concussion, broke his nose, and lost two front teeth, said his attorney on Thursday. Dr. Dao was one of them. Often times airlines will have to make room on flights for crew members who need to travel to a different airport to operate another flight.



Top Institutional Investors That Own ECLIPSE RESOURCES CORP (ECR)

California Resources has set up a strategic joint venture with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), in which MIRA has committed to fund $160m for the development of oil and gas properties in California, with a focus on development opportunities in the San Joaquin Basin.


Stephens Reiterates Hold Rating for PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

Stephens Reiterates Hold Rating for PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

Flinton Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in PacWest Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at about $200,000. Wood maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $45 target in Thursday, March 24 report. CMRE's SI was 1.46M shares in April as released by FINRA. A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of PACW. Profund Advsr Ltd holds 0.07% or 27,959 shares.


100 killed in Taliban attack on army base

100 killed in Taliban attack on army base

Indirectly pointing at Pakistan for offering support to the Afghan Taliban that carried out the attack in Mazar-e-Sharif, India called for dismantling of safe havens of terrorism. Meanwhile, Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor strongly condemned the attack and said President Ashraf Ghani held an emergency meeting at the base on Saturday afternoon.


Delta gives 20000 bonus miles to stranded travelers

Delta gives 20000 bonus miles to stranded travelers

United States government statistics show that 434,000 passengers voluntarily gave up seats on the country's largest 12 airlines previous year. Airlines that bump off a passenger are obliged to pay up to four times the cost of a passenger's one-way ticket, up to a cap of US$1,350 (S$1,891).