Militants Hold Hostages, Obama Picks Chief of Staff

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) -- In "Top Headlines," Bloomberg's Sara Eisen reports on today's top stories including militants seize hostages in Algeria and President Obama is said to pick Dennis McDonough as his White House chief of staff. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
U.S. Airlines Said to Lobby Congress in Gulf Fight
06:01 - March 5 -- The three biggest U.S. airlines, vying with Persian Gulf rivals for overseas fliers, are turning to Congress for help in tightening aviation treaties with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, two people familiar with the matter said. Hans Nichols reports from Berlin on the dispute, and spoke with Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al Baker. He reviews the outlook for the airlines with Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."
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