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Asian shares mostly higher despite US-China trade anxiety
| November 22nd, 2019  1:55 AM
Asian shares mostly higher despite US-China trade anxiety
BEIJING (AP) — Stocks logged modest gains Friday in Asia after a lackluster overnight session on Wall Street ended with the market’s third straight drop. Upbeat comments by Chinese officials helped alleviate worries over progress in resolving the tariff war between the two largest economies. Chinese President Xi Jinping…
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Tesla edges into pickup truck market with electric model
November 22nd, 2019  1:11 AM

Elon Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with Tesla’s latest electric vehicle

How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival
How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival
November 21st, 2019  11:39 PM

Automakers sue each other on occasion, but no one in Detroit can remember one accusing another of bribing union officials to get an unfair labor cost advantage

Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal pesticide use in Hawaii
Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal pesticide use in Hawaii
November 21st, 2019  10:13 PM

Agrochemicals company Monsanto, which is now owned by Bayer, is pleading guilty to illegally spraying a banned pesticide on its fields on the Hawaii island of Maui in 2014

Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs
Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs
November 21st, 2019  6:40 PM

Medicare’s revamped online drug plan finder could prove confusing and costly for consumers

Stocks close with modest losses amid US-China trade anxiety
Stocks close with modest losses amid US-China trade anxiety
November 21st, 2019  4:47 PM

Stocks closed modestly lower on Wall Street Thursday after a mostly listless day of trading handed the market its third-straight drop

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Stocks edge lower on Wall Street over China trade anxiety
November 21st, 2019  3:43 PM

Stocks edged lower on Wall Street in afternoon trading Thursday, placing the market on track for its third straight drop

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EPA ends safety rules put in place after deadly Texas blast
November 21st, 2019  2:40 PM

The Trump administration is scaling back chemical plant safety measures put in place after a Texas fertilizer plant explosion in 2013 killed 15 people

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Fiat Chrysler chairman not worried by General Motors lawsuit
November 21st, 2019  1:46 PM

The chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is indicating that the merger with French carmaker PSA Peugeot will not be affected by a General Motors lawsuit

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Glitch in Medicare drug plan finder could cost consumers
November 21st, 2019  1:34 PM

Glitch in Medicare’s revamped online drug plan finder could prove confusing and costly for consumers

Massachusetts OKs ban on flavored vaping, tobacco products
Massachusetts OKs ban on flavored vaping, tobacco products
November 21st, 2019  1:00 PM

Massachusetts lawmakers passed a groundbreaking ban Thursday on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes

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UAW president steps down as GM sues rival over union bribery
November 20th, 2019  8:57 PM

United Auto Workers President Gary Jones has stepped down, effective immediately, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him and General Motors filing a lawsuit accusing rival Fiat Chrysler of bribing union officials

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New SUVs and electric vehicles highlight L.A. Auto Show
November 20th, 2019  7:30 PM

New electric vehicles, new small SUVs, a redesigned compact car, a plug-in version of Toyota’s top-selling vehicle and a futuristic electric station wagon concept car are among new models on display this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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US authorities arrest Brazilian ex-CEO in bribery case
November 20th, 2019  6:32 PM

Authorities say the former CEO of Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA has been arrested on U.S. corruption charges

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Away from Washington, Trump praises Apple’s Texas expansion
November 20th, 2019  6:13 PM

President Donald Trump celebrated tech behemoth Apple keeping its Mac Pro computer manfucaturing plant in Texas as he took a day trip away from Washington and the impeachment inquiry

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GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs
November 20th, 2019  4:46 PM

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union

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Target, Lowe’s post gains; Urban Outfitters, Citigroup slide
November 20th, 2019  4:37 PM

Target, Lowe’s post gains; Urban Outfitters, Citigroup slide

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The Latest: UAW moves to oust president from union
November 20th, 2019  3:45 PM

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union are trying to force President Gary Jones and Regional Director Vance Pearson out of office due to a widening federal bribery and embezzlement probe

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Trump highlighting Apple’s expansion in Austin, Texas
November 20th, 2019  3:18 PM

President Donald Trump is set to tour a manufacturing plant that produces the latest generation of Apple’s Mac Pro computer as he seeks to highlight job growth in a state crucial for Republicans in 2020, both in terms of money and votes

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GM sues Fiat Chrysler over union bribes
November 20th, 2019  2:13 PM

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union

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The Latest: Fiat Chrysler calls bribery lawsuit ‘meritless’
November 20th, 2019  1:47 PM

Fiat Chrysler says it will defend itself vigorously against a lawsuit alleging that it bribed union officials to get an unfair labor cost advantage over General Motors

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The Latest: UAW says Fiat Chrysler contracts had integrity
November 20th, 2019  1:34 PM

The United Auto Workers union says it had multiple safeguards in place to ensure the integrity of its contracts negotiated with Fiat Chrysler

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The Latest: Scheme allowed FCA to hire temp workers, GM says
November 20th, 2019  1:19 PM

General Motors attorney alleges that United Auto Workers union let Fiat Chrysler hire more temporary workers and more workers who were paid lower wages.

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GM sues FCA over union bribes
November 20th, 2019  12:47 PM

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union

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The Latest: GM attorney says FCA CEO was a ‘central figure’
November 20th, 2019  12:39 PM

Craig Glidden, chief counsel for General Motors, alleges that Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne was a “central figure” in the company’s alleged racketeering in which it paid millions in bribes in three labor agreements with the United Auto Workers union

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