US economy grew at 2.9 percent rate in third quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy grew at a 2.9 percent rate in the July-September quarter, the strongest pace in two years, as the battered export sector rebounded and businesses finally began restocking their shelves at a faster clip....
Exxon 3Q profit falls 38 percent on lower oil prices
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon's profit keeps shrinking because of lower oil prices, and the company is responding by sharply cutting investment in future production....
Uber drivers in UK should get paid vacation, tribunal says
LONDON (AP) -- Uber drivers in Britain should get paid vacation days and guaranteed minimum wage, a tribunal said Friday in a ruling that the company will appeal....
New rules aim to help students clear loans in cases of fraud
BOSTON (AP) -- The government has issued new rules meant to help students get their federal loans erased in cases involving fraud and misconduct by their schools....
US wages, benefits rise 0.6 percent in third quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers grew at a steady pace in the third quarter....
China's overseas takeover spree meets growing resistance
HONG KONG (AP) -- Corporate China's global shopping binge barreled on this week with more multibillion dollar deals, but Beijing is starting to discover that there are limits to what its money can buy....
AutoNation to sell its own parts, add used car centers
DETROIT (AP) -- The largest auto dealership chain in the U.S. is expanding into stand-alone used car sales centers and will even sell its own automotive replacement parts....
Jury awards more than $70M to woman in baby powder lawsuit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about the health ramifications of extended talcum powder use....
Pa. House Bill 1947 which would have expanded statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse victims failed to come to a final vote as the Senate and House were unable to reach a compromise in Harrisburg. The bill had significant opposition from both the Catholic Conference and the Insurance Federation who argued the legislation would allow victims from decades ago to come forward and file civil suits potentially bankrupting institutions like Diocese of Johnstown-Altoona found guilty by a grand jury abusing hundreds of students over 40 years ago.
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