Business

Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Supreme Court Arbitration

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about...

Business

Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles. Here’s a more detailed look: STROLLERS DETAILS: The US model of Jané Muum strollers. The recalled strollers have a black frame, a...


National

Weinstein faces sex charges amid #MeToo reckoning

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape and criminal sex act charges, a...


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BC-USDA-Calif Fruit

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 25-MAY-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (213) 894-3077 Fax: (213) 894-2898 WEATHER AT 7:00 AM: CLEAR: 59 YESTERDAY’S WEATHER: 67 https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/hc—fv010.txt HC—FV010 NO REPORTS WILL...


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BC-DJ 2

NEW YORK (AP)-Dow Jones 2 pm Stock averages: 30 Industrials 24720.15 —91.61 20 Transportation 10906.81 +54.06 15 Utilities 689.55 +3.93 65 Stocks 8317.99 +0.71 —————————


Business

These American workers are still being paid like it's the 1980s

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Thanks to a web of loopholes and limits, the federal government has been green-lighting hourly pay of just $7.25 for some construction workers laboring on taxpayer-funded projects, despite decades-old laws that promise them the “prevailing wage.” Over the past year, the U.S....


National

Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are falling sharply again Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Airlines are climbing as investors anticipate lower fuel costs. Overall, major market indexes are mostly lower. Another decline in bond yields is hurting banks...


Business

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

Tesla Crash Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


National

Deal dead with investor for Alaska mine project near fishery

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world’s largest salmon fisheries has backed away from the project. Mine developer Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says it was unable to finalize an agreement with First...


Business

Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The International Maritime Organization has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait. The IMO accepted routes proposed by the United States and Russia for safe navigation between Alaska and Russia’s Chukotskiy Peninsula. The routes...


Business

AP Top Business News at 2:15 p.m. EDT

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed Deal dead with investor for Alaska mine project near fishery Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before...


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