APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Still seething from the cancellation of its members' health insurance and pension benefits nearly two years ago, Atlantic City's main casino workers union said early Friday it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino....
Tesla driver killed in crash while using car's 'Autopilot'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. announced Thursday the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, the 40-year-old owner of a technology company who nicknamed his vehicle "Tessy" and had praised its sophisticated "Autopilot" system just one month earlier for preventing a collision on an interstate. The government said it is investigating the design and performance of the system aboard the Tesla Model S sedan....
Obama quickly signs Puerto Rico financial rescue bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday....
Asian shares rise as low interest rates fuel buying
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Asian shares mostly rose Friday with investors remaining in a buying mood amid low interest rates and after world markets recovered their losses from Britain's vote to leave the European Union a week ago....
Al Gore's daughter among 23 arrested in pipeline protest
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter was among 23 people arrested during a protest of a pipeline under construction....
Appeals court nixes $7.25B credit card swipe fee settlement
NEW YORK (AP) -- A $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees was rejected Thursday by a federal appeals court, a ruling praised by a retail trade association as a victory for consumers....
Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous....
California attorney general subpoenas refiners on gas prices
The California attorney general has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline prices, which are consistently higher in California than in most other states....
After last weekend recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the subsequent terror attack at Istanbul's Airport was a desperate act by ISIS saying "you can bomb an airport…and if your losing and want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm." Republican Congressman Mike McCaul slammed Kerry's assessment stating "ISIS has ramped up external operations at an unprecedented pace, and to say they're on the run absolutely defies reality".
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