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Hertz Has First Profit in a Year After Revamped Fleet Boosts Prices

Avis Budget Group Inc. have struggled over the past year amid slumping used-vehicle values and weak car-rental rates. The process of shrinking the size of their fleets to better match supply with demand has undermined profitability, and both companies remain threatened by the rise of car-sharing and ride-hailing businesses including

Fox Renewed O’Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations

New York (AP) -- The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed O'Reilly's contract after he

Emotional John Kelly lashes out at Trump critics over military deaths

Chief of staff appears at White House podium to denounce politicization of military deaths but fails to acknowledge that Trump started controversyWhite House chief of staff John Kelly has delivered an extraordinary rebuke to critics of Donald Trumps handling of the families of fallen US military heroes. Kelly made an

Florida GOP congressional candidate swears she was abducted by aliens

A Republican running to represent southern Florida in the House of Representatives says she was visited by aliens as a child. Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, 59, is running to take the place of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican who represents Florida’s 27th congressional district. Rodriguez Aguilera says she was visited by three

Can Trump Really Shut Down NBC?

In a tweet on Wednesday, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of retaliating against NBC over a news report, asking “at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License?”Can he do that?Probably not, in part because the NBC network he attacked has no licenses (which are issued to TV

Gulf coast residents brace for Hurricane Nate, poised to reach category 2

Strengthening storm killed at least 21 people in Central America and Louisiana governor says: No one should take this storm lightlyHurricane Nate sent residents in the Gulf Coast states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida scrambling to prepare this weekend, after the storm killed at least 21 people in Central

Puerto Rico Governor’s Dire Warning: Millions May Flee the Island

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello warned Tuesday that millions could flee the commonwealth for the U.S. mainland if sufficient aid doesn’t arrive soon to stem a crisis that’s been unfolding over the past two weeks.With President Donald Trump scheduled to meet with Rossello in a matter of hours, the governor

Corker Stands by Comments About Trump Stability, Competence

Republican Senator Bob Corker said he stands by his Senator Corckerelection on Sept. 26.“I hope that the election of the type of candidate that was elected there doesn’t say that much about the Republican Party,’’ Corker said of Moore, a former Alabama Supreme Court justice who was removed twice as

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