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Business events scheduled for the coming week

WASHINGTON- Commerce Department releases personal income and spending data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON- Commerce Department releases international trade data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By The Associated Press
Rome's hot summer: corruption, breakdowns run city to ground

ROME- Pope Francis has declared a Jubilee Year for Rome, and the first of as many as 30 million people may start pouring into Rome. Just when Rome needs to be at its best, the city is being shamed by corruption scandals and a breakdown in public services- especially in the mass transit that many of the pilgrim masses will use. The actions are part of a protest against Rome...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press
USOC drops Boston bid for 2024 Olympics: AP

The USOC officially ended its efforts to bring the 2024 Olympic games to Boston, the Associated Press reported Monday, citing a source.
Source: The Associated Press
Thai Airways suspends unprofitable US flights

BANGKOK- Thailand's beleaguered national airline said Monday it will suspend flights to the U.S. as part of efforts to end years of losses. The airline will suspend the unprofitable four roundtrip flights per week from Bangkok to Los Angeles and from Bangkok to Rome, starting October 25, Thai Airways President Jarumporn Chotikasathein said in a statement.
Source: The Associated Press
Thai Airways axes 1,400 jobs, halts flights to US

Thai Airways plans to cut 1,401 jobs through voluntary retirement this year and suspend its loss-making flights to Los Angeles and Rome as it pushes ahead with a restructuring plan, its president said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters
At least 7 dead in explosion at Italy fireworks factory

ROME- Italian news reports say at least seven people have died in an explosion at a fireworks factory near Bari, on Italy's Adriatic coast. Prosecutor Giuseppe Volpe was quoted as saying it will take at least a day for the flames to go out so firefighters can get inside. The factory was in full swing as many of Italy's small towns celebrate religious festivals at...
Source: The Associated Press
Strikes, labor slowdowns add up to summer of woe in Italy

ROME- Italy's summer of woe got worse Friday with one strike at Pompeii that left lines of tourists baking in the sun outside the World Heritage archaeological site and another at Alitalia that left passengers scrambling to rebook cancelled flights. The slowdowns added to record-high temperatures and labor slowdowns that have made living in and visiting...
Source: The Associated Press
Fallout from Uber deal keeps tensions high at NYC City Hall

NEW YORK- The deal that, for now, decided the ride-hailing behemoth Uber's future in New York City began with a phone call to Rome. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Tuesday called Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was attending a conference at the Vatican, to tell him she had secured enough votes to pass legislation that would put a severe cap on Uber's growth.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press
UPDATE 2-Beach holiday demand helps lift clouds for easyJet

Revenue performance in the three months to the end of June was better than easyJet had forecast in May, boosted by increased demand for flights to southern European resorts such as Malaga, Alicante and Faro from northern Europe, and Britain in particular. Shares in easyJet, Europe's second biggest budget airline after Ryanair, gained 4.3 percent to 1,739 pence...
Source: Reuters | By: Sarah Young
EasyJet says some headwinds offset by demand

British low-cost airline easyJet guided to annual profit growth of up to 14 percent.
Source: Reuters