Corporate News

General Motors recalls some pickups and SUVs over brakes

Sep 15, 2018

General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals

The Latest: NTSB investigators could be on scene for a week

Sep 15, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board said the team heading to Massachusetts to investigate a series of gas explosions blamed for one death and dozens of fires in three communities are expected to remain on the scene for a week.

US says ex-nuke site won't open to public, then says it will

Sep 14, 2018

The U.S. Interior Department says it will go ahead with plans to open a wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, after briefly putting the opening on hold amid safety concerns

Met Opera to start Sunday performances in 2019-20

Sep 14, 2018

The Metropolitan Opera in New York City will start regular Sunday afternoon performances for the first time in its century-plus history during the 2019-20 season

Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Sep 14, 2018

New tools from Apple and Firefox tools aim to thwart online tracking by Facebook and Google

Federal appeals court upholds judgment against Teck Cominco

Sep 14, 2018

A federal appeals court has upheld an $8.25 million judgment against a Canadian company that for decades dumped toxic smelter waste that flowed down the Columbia River into Lake Roosevelt

Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

Sep 14, 2018

A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them

Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

Sep 14, 2018

U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico is disclosing personal financial interests in the cannabis sector

US stock indexes turn lower on renewed trade concerns

Sep 14, 2018

US stocks are giving up an early gain and turning slightly lower after Bloomberg News reported that President Donald Trump wants to go ahead with new tariffs on imports from China.

$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute

Sep 14, 2018

A U.S. meatpacker has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from their jobs at a Colorado plant after they were refused prayer breaks