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WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said risks to the outlook for the U.S. economy and job market had eased since last fall, but it said it would keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month given the still-high level of unemployment.
DETROIT - A new company hopes to make the car-buying process easier for consumers and more efficient for dealers by bringing cars to buyers for test drives, avoiding the need to spend hours at a dealership.
BEIJING/HONG KONG - China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.
Etihad Airways says plans partnership with Garuda
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad Airways will sign a partnership agreement with Indonesian airline Garuda (GIAA.JK) on Thursday, Etihad said on Wednesday.
The deal will be signed by Etihad chief executive James Hogan and Garuda CEO Emirsyah Satar in Abu Dhabi, the company said in statement that gave no details of the partnership.
An Etihad spokesman said he could not comment further.
Etihad this year sealed a codeshare deal with Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA), under which the airlines will share flights.
(Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Dan Lalor)
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