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  • Aer Lingus confirms new IAG takeover bid for Irish airline, mulls offer of 2.55 euro per share

    DUBLIN (AP) — Aer Lingus confirms new IAG takeover bid for Irish airline, mulls offer of 2.55 euro per share.

  • Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

    HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier’s website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for the Islamic State group. The airline’s site was changed,…

  • At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon’s budget in a face-to-face forum…

  • Asia stocks down as anti-austerity party wins Greek election

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece’s anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel. KEEPING…

  • China’s leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics

    BEIJING (AP) — To help sell the public on the need for one of the world’s largest trash incinerators in the mountains in west Beijing, Communist Party officials bused in hundreds of people for special…

  • AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia’s biggest budget carrier AirAsia is scrapping fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. AirAsia said the move also applies to flights under its long-haul…

  • Survey: Firms optimistic on hiring, wages in Q1

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in…

  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2015. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park…

  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2015. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park…

  • Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

    HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier’s website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for Islamic State group. The airline’s site was changed, at…

  • Japan logs record trade deficit in 2014 on weakening yen

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade deficit ballooned to a record 12.8 trillion yen ($109 billion) last year as a weakening yen pushed the cost of imports higher despite a moderate recovery in exports. Preliminary data…

  • Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast

    NEW YORK (AP) — A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Blizzard warnings issued in Northeast as forecasters predict 2 to 3 feet in some areas NEW YORK (AP) — A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey…

  • Airlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstorm

    Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region. More than 1,400 flights scheduled for Monday are…

  • Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece’s painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country’s international creditors that could shake…