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Added: March 19, 2019, 12:39 pm
Tesla Inc.’s manic year of production took its toll on workers. Staff at the automaker’s lone assembly plant in Fremont, California, spent almost three times as many days off the job because of work-related injuries and illness in 2018 as …
Added: March 19, 2019, 11:48 am
Ride-sharing giants Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. seem to have found the same solution for dealing with the risks of managing millions of drivers on the road: Creating their own insurers in Hawaii. On Friday, Lyft told potential investors …
Added: March 19, 2019, 11:30 am
Boeing Co.’s 737 Max fiasco could make the aircraft maker liable for planes bundled into debt, adding to total costs the company may incur in the aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. Customers of the company could demand Boeing compensate …
Added: March 19, 2019, 11:12 am
Manufacturers have a duty to warn about potential dangers of parts with asbestos that were later added onto their products by third parties, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. The ruling, in a case involving sailors diagnosed with cancer, says …
Added: March 19, 2019, 11:01 am
Norsk Hydro ASA confirmed that a ransomware attack was behind production outages across the aluminum producer’s operations in Europe and the U.S. The perpetrators are still unknown but the work is similar to other recent breaches. The Norwegian company, one …
Added: March 19, 2019, 10:49 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska– The state has dismissed criminal charges filed last summer against the coordinator of Village Public Safety Officers for interior Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 41-year-old Jody Juneby-Potts was charged in July with criminal mischief after using a …
Added: March 18, 2019, 11:09 am
DETROIT — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an …
Added: March 18, 2019, 10:58 am
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Most states ban texting behind the wheel, but a legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a …
Added: March 18, 2019, 10:47 am
ATLANTA — Georgia’s timber industry is facing many headwinds as it seeks to recover from the severe damage wrought by Hurricane Michael late last year. The storm erased three-quarters of a billion dollars in timber, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported. Aside …
Added: March 18, 2019, 10:34 am
About the photo: A member of a search and rescue team wades through floodwaters after Hurricane Florence in Carolina Beach, North Carolina on Sept. 17, 2018. Photographer: Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg Climate advocates say an overhaul of the nation’s flood insurance program …

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