Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Woman fired after flipping off Trump’s motorcade

The woman who flipped off President Trump’s motorcade last month said Monday that she was fired on Halloween for violating her employer’s code of conduct policy — but she vowed she would do it all over again if given the chance. Juli Briskman, 50, now an ex-member of the marketing team at the government contractor Akima LLC, was on her ...

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Why Qatar Airways has bought 9.6% of Cathay Pacific

THIS morning’s news that Qatar Airways, a national carrier with global ambitions, has bought nearly 10% of Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flag-carrier, came as a shock for financial markets. Shares in Cathay Pacific dropped in value by around 5% in the minutes after trading resumed first thing today. But the fact that Qatar Airways was in the market for another ...

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