Sri Lanka likely to be on agenda of UN Working Group

The Working Group’s meetings are held in private. A press conference will take place at the end of the session on Friday, 15 February at 1:00 pm local time, in the Blue Conference Room of the Parliamentary Assembly Building of Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Colombo Gazette) The experts will also use the opportunity of their presence in the country, to meet with the relevant authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and pay their respects to the victims of war crimes. During its meeting in Sarajevo, the Working Group will discuss other issues including its future activities and planned visits. Its members will also examine allegations received regarding obstacles encountered in the implementation of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 117th session in Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 11 to 15 February 2019. It will examine more than 760 cases from 37 countries and Sri Lanka is likely to be among the 37 countries.The Group of five independent human rights experts will also meet relatives of those who have disappeared, State authorities from different countries, civil society representatives and others to exchange information on individual cases and on the situation of this heinous crime. read more

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Trump appears on 60 Minutes for postelection interview

PHOTO: Chris Albert, CBSPresident-elect Donald Trump and his family speak with 60 Minutes’ Lesley StahlPresident-elect Donald Trump will appear on 60 Minutes, Sunday, for his first extensive interview following the election.Trump had promised to “immediately repeal and replace Obamacare” while he was campaigning but now says he is open to keeping the Affordable Care Act in some form.CBS News’ Lesley Stahl spoke with the Trump family, including Melania, Ivanka, Tiffany, Eric and Donald, Jr., on Friday, Nov. 11 at Trump’s Fifth Avenue residence in New York City.The full interview will be broadcast on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. read more

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Air Canada ready to pick up the slack if passengers stranded by

MONTREAL — Air Canada has turned the tables on WestJet by taking advantage of labour uncertainty at its Calgary rival with a suggestion that it is ready pick up the slack in the event WestJet’s pilots decide to strike.The Montreal-based airline said the public may feel anxious about potential labour disruption after WestJet pilots announced they are beginning a 15-day voting period to give its negotiators a strike mandate.“With our extensive network and varied fleet, we are well placed to accommodate passengers disrupted by this situation. The travelling public can book Air Canada with confidence,” it said in a news release Thursday.‘We should have done this a long time ago’: Transat banks on new hotel division for growthUnion that represents WestJet pilots calls for strike vote to press for contractWestJet ready for June takeoff of ultra-low-cost carrier SwoopWestJet took a similar tack in 2011 when Air Canada was undergoing labour battles of its own.“People who may be potentially stranded do have options,” an airline spokesman said at the time.Analyst Chris Murray of AltaCorp Capital called the moves pure marketing, by highlighting the challenges facing its domestic rival while also promoting its service as an alternative.“It’s an opportunity to highlight challenges that your competitor’s may be having in a way to grab perhaps some market share,” he said in an interview.WestJet agreed late Thursday afternoon to 14 straight days of negotiations starting Friday, the Air Line Pilots Association said. The union has said that the airline’s management met with them for just 14 of the past 60 days of conciliation which ends Friday.While both sides face a challenge attempting to conclude the airline’s first collective agreement, a strike isn’t inevitable, Murray said.“Their relationship with their unionized folks is certainly elevating that risk right now because even beyond the pilots you have other labour groups which are looking to formally unionize and this may be the first of many processes to come.”Murray said ongoing uncertainty about a potential strike could hurt WestJet revenue per average seat mile, also known as RASM.Southwest Airlines said Thursday that it expects to see a one to two per cent decline in RASM as passengers have concerns since the April 17 accident that killed a passenger.“What I expect we’re going to see is probably something similar with WestJet in Q2 and Q3, as Air Canada took pains to highlight today.”WestJet reports its first-quarter results May 8.WestJet CEO Ed Sims downplayed the strike vote, calling it a common bargaining tactic in the overall labour negotiating process.A spokeswoman added that WestJet’s flight operations are unaffected by the strike vote.A 60-day federal conciliation period ends Friday, which marks the beginning of a 21-day cooling-off period, after which the pilots can legally strike.The union represents about 1,500 WestJet pilots and 500 WestJet Encore pilots. read more

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New date for car smash event

The Charity Car Smash event scheduled to hit Brock Wednesday has been postponed due to inclement weather.Organized by Student Life and Community Experience, the event will now be held Wednesday, March 29  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The car smash will take place in the field in front of Schmon Tower and will serve as an awareness and fundraising campaign against impaired driving.The event is a collaboration between SLCE, the Brock University Students’ Union, BADD and Advocacy, and MADD Canada.The vehicle to be smashed is being donated by Jamie Lundy of JJL Mobile Auto Parts, who also donates vehicles to fire departments in Niagara to support their training efforts.Anyone interested in taking part can make a donation and sign a waiver when they arrive to the event. read more

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Light therapy good for Parkinsons sufferers

first_imgGreeks are forefathers of western medicine, but Cleo Papagiannis argues the doctor isn’t always right. Papagiannis is a research assistant in the Bronowski Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, where she offers light treatment therapy for patients suffering from Parkinson’s Disease.She says the medication prescribed for Parkinson’s can affect patients’ body clocks through increasing levels of dopamine, telling the body it is in ‘go’ mode when it’s actually time to go to bed.This can lead to insomnia, anxiety and depression.But with light treatment therapy, Papagiannis and her colleagues are bringing patients’ natural cycle under control.“Light therapy has been used for many years to treat depression and insomnia – to cure the winter blues,” she says.“So we thought, if we could reduce depression and insomnia, we could alleviate the drug burden on patients.”Papagiannis explains that light therapy is a closely-monitored, non-invasive treatment program, involving a very special, medical-grade light.“If you had it sitting in the lounge room, you’d just think it was a very strong light,” she says.“But it’s a whole lot more.”Patients in the program sit in front of the light for an hour every day.She says the benefits of light therapy aren’t well-known among the Greek-Australian community.“My dad, for example, will go to the doctor and come home with medication, and he doesn’t know what it’s for or what it does,” she says.“That’s how we’ve been brought up – not to question. The doctor knows what they’re doing!”But she says light therapy treatments have had great results. While it’s important for Parkinson’s patients to maintain their medication, she says those she sees are able to maintain a low dose. Parkinson’s Victoria CEO, Glenn Mahoney, says more research is needed to see if light treatment can impact Parkinson’s disease itself, but he can see the benefits.“If it helps people to relax, to sleep better, then that’s a good thing,” he says.“Beyond that, in terms of altering medication, that requires further trials.” “But if light therapy helps, then it’s a good thing,” he says.Papagiannis says the Bronowski Institute is only clinic using light therapy treatment on Parkinson’s, and says Australia is sadly a bit behind in medical research.“Unless the USA or Europe are doing it, there isn’t much interest,” she says.She says a lack of funding is the main hindrance for light treatment really taking off. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Wheeland Pond gets make over

first_img Emergency action in Grand Turk due to sea surges Overgrown bush moved by MPs and TCEM Climate Change blamed for seawater woes in Grand Turk Related Items:cbms, clean up, delroy williams, dema, Environmental health, The National Trust, wheeland pond Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 04 Sept 2015 – A collaborative effort is into day two of a major clean-up of the Wheeland Pond. Environmental Health informs that at least five entities and area business are synergizing for the effort. The National Trust, DEMA, CBMS, Environmental Health and Member of Parliament, Hon Delroy Williams are involved in the exercise which saw truck-loads of garbage hauled out on Thursday. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for youlast_img read more

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Two killed one injured in four vehicle crash in Vista

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsVISTA (KUSI) – Two women were killed and a man suffered serious injuries in a four-vehicle crash on state Route 76 in Vista, authorities said today.It happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday on eastbound state Route 76 near East Vista Way, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said. A 40-year-old man was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup in the left lane of eastbound state Route 76 when he swerved in an attempt to avoid a 2018 Hyundai Sonata that had stopped for traffic at the intersection, Latulippe said.The pickup struck the rear of the Hyundai, sending the sedan into the back of a 2016 Mazda SUV, which then struck the back of a 2016 Ford Fusion, Latulippe said.Two women in the Hyundai were declared dead at the scene and a man, who was also in the Hyundai, was transported to Palomar Medical Center with major injuries, Latulippe said.No details about the victims were immediately available.The occupants of the Mazda and the Ford were uninjured in the crash.Alcohol or drugs were not believed to have been factors in the crash, Latulippe said. KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, January 22, 2019 Two killed, one injured in four vehicle crash in Vista Posted: January 22, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News, Traffic & Accidents FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Federal government approves killing sea lions in lower Columbia

first_imgSEATTLE — The federal government gave states the go ahead Thursday to resume the killing of California sea lions that feast on threatened and endangered salmon in the Columbia River.NOAA’s Fisheries Service said Washington, Oregon and Idaho agencies can kill up to 92 animals annually for the next four years. The agency expects only 25 to 30 sea lions will actually be killed.Since 2008, Oregon and Washington have killed dozens of sea lions that travel as many as 140 miles to feed on salmon as they hit the bottleneck of fish ladders at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River east of Portland. “We don’t take enjoyment in removing these animals,” said Steve Williams, deputy administrator of Oregon Fish and Wildlife’s fish division.The practice has been opposed by animal rights groups. In 2010, the Humane Society won a court order stopping the killing, but this decision allows it to resume.“This hardly seems like a situation that requires fatal management,” said Sharon B. Young, marine issues field director for the Humane Society of the U.S.last_img read more

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ABBA Hit Finds Remixed Life In Cher Covers Mashup With Madonna

first_img Email Cher + Madonna Mashup Has Fans Believing In Fate abba-hit-finds-remixed-life-cher-covers-mashup-madonna News Facebook “Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)” began as a humble ABBA B-side and is the perfect fit for a “Hung Up” dance partyPhilip MerrillGRAMMYs Aug 13, 2018 – 2:57 pm On Aug. 9 fans who pre-ordered Cher’s anticipated album of ABBA covers, due to be released on Sept. 28, received access to her cover of the band’s 1979 classic “Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight).” Now that it’s out there in the wild, a musical mashup with Madonna’s 2005 “Hung Up” has listeners admiring the combination of the GRAMMY-winning divas as an inevitable treat to be enjoyed while they impatiently wait for Sept. 28.”Hung Up” was the first track of Madonna’s Confessions On A Dance Floor, sampling “Gimme! Gimme! …” which started humbly as a B-side to a single released from ABBA’s 1979 album Voulez-Vous and then grew into an international hit. ABBA Hit Finds Remixed Life In Cher Cover’s Mashup With Madonna Twitter In the 2008 movie Mamma Mia!, Amanda Seyfried memorably performed “Gimme! Gimme! …” as a solo. Cher’s upcoming album is emerging from fans’ excitement surrounding this summer’s sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, in which Cher plays the supporting role of Ruby Sheridan. Kudos to Alex Simpson for having performed the delicate sonic surgery that has a growing audience of listeners convinced this was fate.Catching Up On Music News Powered By The Recording Academy Just Got Easier. Have A Google Home Device? “Talk To GRAMMYs”Read morelast_img read more

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Bigil audio launch Is the music album from Vijays film releasing on

first_imgHere are the two posters of Vijay from his upcoming movie Bigil.PR HandoutAfter delivering a couple of memorable albums for Vijay, AR Rahman is scoring music for the actor’s latest movie Bigil. The musician has been working on the songs for months now and taking extra care to ensure that the album strikes the chord with all section of the audience.The songs of their previous movie Sarkar had met with mixed reviews. AR Rahman’s experimental tracks failed to yield a positive response although there were no complaints about the background score.Coming to their next movie, AR Rahman is doing something he had never done before in Vijay films. Well, the two-time Oscar Award-winning musician has roped in Thalapathy to sing an important song titled Verithanam in the flick.The latest rumour about the audio is that the makers have locked in the release date of the album. It is going to be out on August 15 to coincide with the Independent Day celebration.However, our sources say that the date is not finalised yet and most likely to be out closer to the film release, but the industry insiders do not deny the possibility of having AR Rahman’s concert on the aforementioned date.Atlee Kumar-directorial Bigil is a sports drama produced by AGS Entertainment. Nayanthara is the female lead in the film which comprises of Jackie Shroff, Yogi Babu and many others in the supporting cast.It may be recalled that Udhaya, Azhagiya Tamizh Magan, Mersal and Sarkar were the movies starring Vijay for which AR Rahman had scored music.last_img read more

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Metro Hopes To Get More Riders With New Bus Shelters

first_imgListen 00:00 /01:18 – / 3To create its new network, Metro redesigned all of Houston’s bus routes, some of which had been in place for decades. Routes that snaked through neighborhoods were reconfigured into a grid pattern that crisscrossed the city. And some of the busiest routes got more frequent service. So how do things look a year later? According to Metro’s figures, ridership on the local bus routes was up 1.2%. But combined with rail service, Metro ridership increased close to 7%.Board member Christof Spieler says he’s encouraged by the numbers. “And I think what we’ve seen in the last year is that plan, what we imagined, that map we drew, has actually working exactly like we intended,” says Spieler. But Metro admits there’s more that needs to be done to get people to ride. And that includes new bus shelters.CEO Tom Lambert says they want to boost spending for shelters by about 25%. They’re hoping to put up about 125 new shelters over the next year.“So we’re going to try to speed up the whole movement of buses, so we need to make sure that the experience is good at the front door as well as when people are getting off the back door,” adds Lambert.  Building a bus shelter isn’t cheap. Lambert says once you factor in the engineering and design, the cost can go as high as $17,000. But he adds they’re looking at some new plans that could bring down that cost.   X To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: Sharelast_img read more

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Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in LongTerm Study of 1000 EarlyStage Breast Cancers

first_img Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications January 7, 2019 — Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System were comparable to those seen in the TARGIT-A and ELIOT trials, according to new results. The results, published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology,1 came from a long-term study conducted at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif.The prospective study was led by Melvin J. Silverstein, M.D., medical director of the Hoag Breast Center, Gross Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery at Hoag, and clinical professor of surgery at the Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles. Hoag is a nonprofit, regional healthcare delivery network in Orange County, Calif., that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 425,000 outpatients annually. The Hoag IORT series is currently the largest single-facility IORT series with the Xoft System in the United States. Researchers from Hoag have also published three additional studies on IORT with the Xoft System in peer-reviewed journals since 2016.“On average, IORT can reduce 30 days of treatment to less than 30 minutes. The benefits are obvious,” said Silverstein. “Eliminating weeks of radiation therapy reduces emotional stress and allows patients to quickly return to their normal life. The results of this study have important implications for breast cancer patients around the world considering their treatment options.”The study reviewed results of 1,000 early-stage breast cancers in 984 patients enrolled in a prospective trial from June 2010 to August 2017. Patients included individuals 40 years of age and older, with lymph node-negative cancer and with favorable pathology. All tumors were treated with breast-conserving surgery and IORT using the Xoft System. With a median follow-up of 36 months, there have been 28 ipsilateral local recurrences, ten of which were ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and 18 invasive. There have been four regional nodal recurrences and one distant recurrence. There have been no breast cancer-related deaths. The low recurrence and complication rates reported support the continued study of IORT in appropriately selected women with low-risk breast cancer.IORT with the Xoft System uses a miniaturized X-ray source to deliver one precise, concentrated dose of radiation to a tumor site at the time of breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy). The treatment can be completed in as little as 8 minutes, making it possible for appropriately selected patients to replace six to eight weeks of post-operative external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) with a single treatment. The Xoft System is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), CE marked, and licensed in a growing number of countries for the treatment of cancer anywhere in the body, including early-stage breast cancer, non-melanoma skin cancer, and gynecological cancers.For more information: www.icadmed.comReference1. Silverstein M.J., Epstein M., Kim B., et al. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT): A Series of 1000 Tumors. Annals of Surgical Oncology, published online July 2, 2018. FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read morecenter_img Related Content Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD News | Pediatric Imaging | August 14, 2019 Ultrasound Guidance Improves First-attempt Success in IV Access in Children August 14, 2019 – Children’s veins read more News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women’s Healthcare | January 07, 2019 Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in Long-Term Study of 1,000 Early-Stage Breast Cancers Prospective trial shows that intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) is a clinically effective, faster and easier alternative to whole breast radiation therapy following breast-conserving surgery for selected low-risk patients at a median follow-up of 36 months News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more last_img read more

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Arenal Report

first_imgThe Arenal Christian Community Church celebrated its seventh birthday Sunday. It is the only church in the area offering separate services in Spanish and English. A large gathering of Ticos and Gringos enjoyed a delicious típico breakfast, followed by an afternoon of fun activities for the children, including a piñata full of goodies. Congratulations to Pastor John Bradley and his wife, Lyn, and to Pastor Bañero and his wife, Flory, for their dedication to the church and its growing congregations.American football has been put to rest for another season. The prognosticating pundits, most of whom assured everyone that the 49ers would win easily, ended up with muchos huevos on their faces as the Baltimore Ravens took care of business.Interestingly, the boisterous crowds at the Sunset Grill and Iguana’s Tropical Bar and Grill definitely supported the underdog Ravens. The noise evoked by the 105-yard kickoff return that started the third quarter likely was heard in Tilarán and Guatuso. The extended delay of the game caused by the failure of the stadium lights in no way diminished the enthusiasm of the fans who packed both locations. Great food and drink specials plus football pools combined to provide an enjoyable, if raucous, night of entertainment.Judy Reisman has organized two spay/neuter clinics this month. The first one is scheduled in Sabalito on Saturday, Feb. 23, and the second will be in Tilarán on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the ATRA bullring. Appointments may be made by calling 2695-6652. Judy’s home phone answering message is in Spanish, so wait for it to finish before leaving your message. Appointments also may be made by email at cost per animal is $20. Everyone with a dog or cat should take advantage of this opportunity to help control the population of homeless animals. Sponsorships of stray dogs and cats are encouraged and very welcome. Judy says her cell phone has limited reception, but you can try at 8812-0956.Late entry: For our friends from New Zealand, we hope you enjoyed a happy Waitangi Day on Feb. 6. It’s that country’s equivalent to July 4th in the U.S. and Costa Rica’s Sept. 15.–William & Jean Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img read more

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US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual

first_img WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other.Airlines routinely increase flights based on demand. A particularly cold winter in the Northeast, for instance, might merit more flights to the Caribbean. And sometimes, routes are cut because there isn’t enough demand. Nothing is illegal about that. Top Stories Any company can limit the supply of its own products, whether airline tickets, sneakers or smartphones. But it would be illegal for airlines to work together to limit flights in order to drive up fares.The government’s investigation is just in its initial phases. Letters went out this week to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Together, those four carriers control more than 80 percent of the domestic seats on planes.Airlines are quick to say they can’t talk about pricing decisions. But in recent years, airline executives and Wall Street analysts have been much more open in discussing how the airlines have kept their passenger capacity — the number of seats they put into given markets — in check. With that capacity kept from growing too fast, airplanes have been fuller and carriers have been able to command higher ticket prices. That’s led to record profits.But were airlines simply responding to Wall Street’s questions about capacity, or were they illegally agreeing not to compete too hard as part of an effort to make more money?“Matching supply to demand is not a novel idea and running a company for profit is not a crime,” Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth told investors in a note Thursday. How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation In 1982, Robert Crandall, then a senior executive who would become CEO of American Airlines, expressed his anger about these fare wars in a phone call with Howard Putnam, CEO of Braniff Airways.Putnam, who was recording the call, asked Crandall if he had a suggestion to deal with the problem. Crandall told him to raise his fares and he’d follow suit.Specifically, Crandall replied: “Yes. I have a suggestion for you. Raise your goddamn fares 20 percent. I’ll raise mine the next morning.” He said: “You’ll make more money and I will too.”The Justice Department sued and the case was settled for little more than an agreement by Crandall to keep a written record of all of his contact with other airline executives for two years.It’s unclear if there is a similar smoking-gun comment today.Airline executives have been talking publicly about how they’ve learned not to add capacity too fast. But no statement appears to be as blatant as Crandall’s.After a brief industry increase in seats in the spring, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker spoke about the need for capacity discipline to a Reuters reporter at the International Air Transport Association’s annual conference in Miami. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies __Scott Mayerowitz can be reached at, Tucker at and Koenig at © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Comments   Share   FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2013 file photo, Travelers pass through a corridor at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that the carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Antitrust law draws a line between the entirely lawful practice of companies’ following each other’s behavior and companies illegally conspiring. The Justice Department appears to be hunting for communications and other signals that cross that boundary, said Andrew Gavil, who teaches antitrust law at Howard University.“The distinction involves whether or not there was really express or intentional coordination by two firms,” he said.It’s too early to know where the investigation is going. But if the government does find evidence of improper collusion, it could attempt to negotiate a consent decree with the airlines to stop them from certain behavior, such as issuing public statements about their intentions about capacity.Ever since the government stopped regulating routes and prices in 1978, airlines have struggled to avoid nasty and unprofitable fare wars. Historically, when the price of jet fuel fell, one airline would launch a new route or add extra flights on existing ones. Fares would be slashed to attract fliers and other airlines would be forced to match the new, lower fare.Airlines didn’t like it, but legally they couldn’t coordinate routes or fares. The difference between men and women when it comes to pain 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 Mesa family survives lightning strike to home Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories “The real question is,” Parker said, “is this a one-time catch-up for fuel prices being lower, or is this airlines behaving like airlines used to and just increasing capacity because times are good? I don’t know if we know the answer to that yet.”A few weeks earlier, the United Airlines chief financial officer, John D. Rainey, spoke at a conference for Wall Street analysts and investors.“We are a big believer in the right balance between supply and demand, and we’ve demonstrated that with our capacity discipline,” Rainey said. “We’ve grown our (available seat miles) at less than GDP for eight consecutive years, and so we’ll continue to believe in that.”A government investigation could take years.Jonathan Baker, an antitrust law professor at American University, said investigations like this one generally need more than just circumstantial evidence. A case with explicit discussion between executives would be easy to prove. The harder challenge is one where collusion would need to be inferred from statements by executives to analysts, and other signaling.__Mayerowitz reported from New York, Koenig from Dallas.last_img read more

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some of the 18 local organizations participating are holding events. “We congratulate Nigeria on its progress since 1999, “We are particularly keen to see greater participation in politics from under-represented groups,” the DG said. My thought was just to survive," John said. A reception will follow at the Sabathani gym."Rick was a consummate insider’s insider," A trial earlier this year in three Morrisons stores – Woking, community champion at Morrisons in Woking.

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s last wild population of Asiatic Lions. Srikanth, Durge has been a BJP loyalist for long. Apart from his stand with Jayant, Punjab, Australia, or trainers to bolster the Iraqi state, It is against this backdrop that Zardari is now talking about relinquishing some presidential powers contained in the 17th amendment.” the source told IANS. the Premier League clubs said on Wednesday.

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