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Boeing 777X Successfully Completes First Test…

It finally took off Saturday after being rescheduled twice due to wind levels.

Workers criticize Amazon on climate despite risk…

Hundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a company policy that puts their jobs at risk for speaking out

UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has introduced a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world’s best scientists to the U.K. in hopes of creating a global science “superpower

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Fiat Chrysler denies union bribery allegations in…

Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM

Fitch upgrades Greek credit rating by 1 notch to BB

Fitch ratings agency has raised Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB with a positive outlook, implying that a further upgrade could come in the future

Trump envoy hails deal to resume Serbia-Kosovo…

U.S. President Donald Trump’s special envoy says an agreement to resume railway service between Serbia and Kosovo is important for both nations

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be…

You probably don't think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target

India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining

India and Brazil have agreed to boost trade and investment across a range of fields such as defense, mining, biofuel, cybersecurity, food, the environment and health

California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system

California's secretary of state has approved Los Angeles County’s unique new publicly owned computerized voting system

One year on, Brazilian city haunted by deadly dam collapse

The rupture of mining company Vale’s dam remains raw in a town of 40,000 people that’s trying to lift itself up after the blow

First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow…

Two marijuana shops in Alaska have been approved to allow customers to partake on-site

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US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim…

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline's own security officials cleared them to fly

Markets around the world are feeling the coronavirus chill

Fear about the effects of a new virus found in China is spreading faster through financial markets around the world than the sickness itself

Intel, Broadcom rise; Harsco, American Airlines fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Intel, Broadcom rise; Harsco, American Airlines fall

For businesses, virus in China fans fear and…

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected region

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday as increased fears that an outbreak of a deadly virus could spread more widely rattled markets

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

The federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma set a June 30 deadline to file claims against the company

Energy firm withdraws permit application for Oregon pipeline

A Canadian energy company has withdrawn its application for a permit from state authorities in Oregon for a controversial natural gas pipeline and an export terminal on the coast

US says e-commerce firms need to do more about…

Trump administration officials say e-commerce companies and the government must do more to fight the rise of counterfeit goods

Group's video shows suffering at Iowa lawmaker's pig farm

An animal welfare group that gained access to an Iowa lawmaker’s hog farm has posted a video and photos online that show pigs suffering and even dying in what appear to be inhumane conditions

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Walmart tests higher hourly starting wages in 500…

Walmart says it's testing higher wages for new hourly positions at 500 of its U.S. stores as part of an overall strategy to better empower its staff

Homeowner: Airbnb guest threw party that trashed island home

The owner of an island home off South Carolina's coast is suing Airbnb

Women come to the defense of a nursing mom at Chick-fil-A

Mothers have come to the defense of a woman who says she was asked to cover up while breastfeeding inside a Chick-fil-A in Georgia