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  • Emirates: Attendant who fell from emergency exit has died

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.Emirates issued a statement Saturday acknowledging the woman's death,...Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Facebook bans Trump-affiliated data firm Cambridge Analytica

    Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, over allegations that it held onto improperly obtained user data after telling Facebook it had deleted the information.The...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing?The new tax law ends a benefit prized by business for impressing customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in the pricey...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Shark Tank's record $2.5 million deal collapses

    The biggest deal in Australian Shark Tank history was a dud.Last year, Kane Bodiam scored a record AU$2.5 million (NZ$2.6 million) investment from entrepreneur Andrew Banks for a 22.5 per cent stake in his biodegradable coffee pod...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Watch: Dog mistakenly flown overseas returned to family

    A dog that United Airlines mistakenly flew to Japan is back with its family in Kansas.The 10-year-old German shepherd named Irgo arrived at a Wichita airport Thursday night after a flight on a private plane that United chartered...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • From nothing to 28 properties: young couple share their secrets

    In 2010, Sydney husband-and-wife duo Mina and Scott O'Neill bought their first investment property.They had worked hard for years to scrape together a deposit of AU$60,000 (NZ$64,000), and were excited to snap up a large house with...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Asos slammed for 'irresponsible and dangerous' size 2 clothing

    The young and fashionable flock to its website to bag the latest trends at reasonable prices.But now Asos has come under attack from UK MPs and campaigners branding it 'irresponsible and dangerous' for stocking women's clothing...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Law firm exec ditches six-figure salary to make cakes

    Yael Krigman was sitting on the classic American success story just a couple of years ago: Ivy League degree. Six-figure income at a top law firm. Fluent in Spanish. Classical musician. And a Fulbright scholar, to boot.But the 36-year-old...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Baker fined $5,000 for working too hard in own bakery

    Being a French baker is an art that requires balance — and we're not just talking about the perfect balance of flour and yeast.One French baker who didn't strike the right work-life balance is paying the price, literally: Cédric...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • 5 doctors charged with taking kickbacks to tout painkiller

    NEW YORK (AP) — Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.They pleaded...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Ponzi criminal gets 20-year sentence

    A United States appeals court has affirmed an Ohio ex-fugitive's 20-year prison sentence for a Ponzi scheme that victimised hundreds of investors in the 1990s.Prosecutors say Eric Bartoli and co-conspirators swindled US and Latin...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Nike says a second senior executive is leaving company

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nike says a second high-level executive has left the sneaker company, a day after it said another executive was stepping down.A Nike Inc. spokesman declined to say why Jayme Martin, a vice president at the company,...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said that 2015 regulations...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Business Highlights

    ___Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests — in USWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has sent...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Gold refinery agrees to $15M fine after money laundering

    MIAMI (AP) — A Texas gold refinery has agreed to be fined $15 million after three former employees were convicted in a $3.6 billion money-laundering case involving South American gold.Dallas-based Elemetal LLC pleaded guilty in...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Trump wants to take trade ware to China

    US President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • 1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees said Friday that nearly one-third opened the email, a quarter clicked on the link and almost one-fifth entered...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • USDA rejects Mercy for Animals humane bird slaughter request

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected a petition from an animal rights group that sought more humane treatment for turkeys and chickens sent to slaughter.California-based Mercy For Animals filed...Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Kiwi company's big bet on hemp starting to reap rewards

    A successful harvest means further national and international market expansion is well within reach for local hemp seed producers Kanapu Hemp Food Ltd.This season's harvest at Ludlow Farms in Otane had yielded more than one tonne...Saturday, March 17, 2018

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