Friday, June 23, 2017

Business News

In this July 10, 2012, file photo, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

BY TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. ...
In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square.

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house. The company, which ...
In this April 19, 2010, file photo, Johnson's baby powder is squeezed from its container in Philadelphia.

BY JIM SALTER ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a “chilling effect” on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes ...
This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan.

BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes retreated from their record heights Tuesday after a slump in the price of oil weighed on energy companies. The Standard ...
In this Saturday, April 6, 2013, file photo, a Delta Airlines jet flies past the company's billboard at Citi Field, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it is the first U.S. airline to use facial recognition technology to speed the process of checking baggage. Four self-serve kiosks for checking ...
This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo.

BY TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and ...
In this March 24, 2017 file photo, Nevada state Sen. Don Gustavson, R-Sparks, smells a sample of marijuana as Christopher Price, a ''budtender'' at the Blum medical marijuana dispensary, describes the operation during a brief tour a the store in Reno, Nevada.

BY SCOTT SONNER CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada judge says he expects to decide Tuesday whether the state can move forward with plans for medical marijuana dispensaries to ...
This is a Monday, July 27, 2009 file photo of John Varley, the Group Chief Executive of Barclays Bank as he leaves after attending a meeting at the Treasury in London,  Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on Tuesday June 20, 2017 charged Barclays Plc, and John Varley and three other former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud when they sought investment from Qatar in 2008.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — British regulators have charged Barclays bank and four former executives, including the CEO, with conspiracy to commit fraud when they sought investment from Qatar ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month’s Group of 20 summit and told German business leaders ...
In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York.

BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive U.S. indexes once again to record heights. ...
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