Day: September 3, 2020

United Airlines to cut 2,850 pilot jobs without more U.S. government aid

United Airlines said on Thursday it will need to cut 2,850 pilot jobs between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 if the government does not extend an aid package to help airlines cover employee payroll for another six months while they weather the coronavirus pandemic.

The job cuts, released in a memo to employees and shared with the media, would take place between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 and are significantly higher than those announced earlier this week by rivals Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.

“It’s important to note that our numbers are based on the current travel demand for the remainder of the year and our anticipated flying schedule, which continues to be fluid with the resurgence of COVID-19 in regions across the U.S.,” United said in the memo.

United is more exposed than its peers to international travel, which is expected to take longer to rebound from the

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Houston-Based Artist Joseph Havel’s Newest Work to be Shown at Asia Society

New bronze works created in response to “Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” currently on view

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HOUSTON, August 24, 2020 — Asia Society Texas Center (ASTC) opens its newest exhibition, Joss, on Saturday, August 29, highlighting the work of Houston- and San Francisco-based artist, Joseph Havel. With objects in the collections of local institutions such as the Menil Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Havel is renowned for his work with bronze as a medium. He has created a series of new sculptures in response to the ancient bronze vessels currently featured in ASTC’s Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, on special loan from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Havel first encountered the Chinese bronzes featured in Eternal Offerings, as a

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Lawyer: Plea offers implicated Breonna Taylor in drug ring

Louisville’s top prosecutor Tom Wine acknowledged the existence of the document but says it was part of preliminary plea negotiations.

A lawyer for Breonna Taylor’s family said a plea deal was offered to an accused drug trafficker that would have forced him to implicate Taylor, who was killed by police in a raid on her home in March.

Louisville’s top prosecutor acknowledged the existence of the document but said it was part of preliminary plea negotiations with a man charged with illegal drug trafficking and not an attempt to smear Taylor.

RELATED: Breonna Taylor was never co-defendant in Jamarcus Glover case, Commonwealth’s Attorney says

Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar posted a photo on social media Monday that he said was a plea offer to Jamarcus Glover from prosecutors. The photo of the document appeared to show Taylor listed as a “co-defendant” in illegal activities leading up to April 22, weeks

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