Industries

Appeals court tosses veterans' lawsuits over burn pits

Jun 20, 2018

A federal appeals court has thrown out a collection of lawsuits brought against a government contractor that veterans claim caused health problems by using burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

Jun 20, 2018

Scientists say China's decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to pile up

Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

Jun 20, 2018

President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.

Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

Jun 20, 2018

A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit

Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

Jun 20, 2018

Volvo Cars executives say they would like to see officials end all vehicle tariffs between the U.S. and Europe and China

Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody

Jun 20, 2018

The death of a Vietnamese man under hospitalization after falling ill in custody in Arizona is bringing new attention to conditions for jailed immigrants just as the Trump administration moves to detain more people as it separates parents from children

IMF Executive Board approves $50 billion loan for Argentina

Jun 20, 2018

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund is approving a three-year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Argentina amounting to $50 billion

Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

Jun 20, 2018

Central bank chiefs from Europe, US and Japan raise worries about impact of trade conflicts

Flames sweep through barn, killing 5,000 pigs

Jun 20, 2018

Authorities are trying to determine what sparked a barn fire that left about 5,000 pigs dead

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

Jun 20, 2018

The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal

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