Southwest flight makes emergency landing after alleged unwanted ‘footsie’ game

CLOSE A Texas man is facing a felony charge after causing a Southwest flight to be diverted because he wouldn’t stop “playing footsies” with the woman seated next to him. Buzz60 A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet lands at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in December 2017. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special to USA TODAY) A…

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Cramer says ‘it’s time to buy’ Canadian pot stock Canopy Growth, dropping his recent caution

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Friday that Canadian pot stock Canopy Growth is now a buy. Cramer, who has always viewed Canopy as a best-in-class among the cannabis companies, had cautioned as recently as Wednesday, the day Canada legalized marijuana for recreational use, that he would not pull the trigger yet. But two days later,…

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Dunkin’ employee calls police on student speaking Somali with her family

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A student activist said a Dunkin’ employee in Portland, Maine, refused service and called police on her after a dispute started because she was speaking Somali with her family. Hamdia Ahmed, 20, said she and…

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China’s Export Engine Likely to Cool, Further Slowing Growth

GUANGZHOU, China—As China’s economic growth weakens faster than expected and uncertainty from the trade fight with the U.S. casts a shadow over business, a surprising driver has been exports. But that may soon peter out. American clients of Ningbo Frank Electric Co., a Chinese manufacturer of kettles and other household appliances, have been placing orders…

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