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Wed, Feb 20th, 2019
Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

DETROIT (AP) — Another driver has been hurt by an exploding air bag inflator made by ARC Automotive of Knoxville, Tennessee, bringing to four the number hurt or killed by the inflators.

Stocks waver between gains and losses in afternoon trading

U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports and awaited the release of the minutes from the...

CVS : 64.36 (-7.90%)
AET : 212.70 (+0.33%)
GRMN : 82.88 (+16.78%)
Wisconsin court: Judge's Facebook friendship could show bias

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge's decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child custody case he was hearing created at least the appearance of bias, a state appeals court ruled...

Some tips to help small business owners manage change

NEW YORK (AP) — While change at small businesses can come in a variety of forms, owners can improve their chances of success by being strategic and empathic with staffers.

UK regulator casts doubt on Sainsbury's-Asda merger

LONDON (AP) — British regulators say the proposed supermarkets merger between Sainsbury's and Walmart's Asda unit would push up prices and reduce quality for shoppers, casting doubt on a deal that would...

WMT : 98.90 (-3.23%)
Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily

CVS Health is setting 2019 earnings expectations well below Wall Street forecasts, as the company struggles to fix part of its business while blending in a major acquisition and attempting to change how...

CI : 195.85 (-1.23%)
CVS : 64.36 (-7.90%)
AET : 212.70 (+0.33%)
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

LONDON (AP) — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries on whether...

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher, extending gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

GRMN : 82.88 (+16.78%)
Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing its mechanics, suggesting that they are purposely grounding planes in order to gain leverage in new contract negotiations.

LUV : 54.90 (-4.80%)
Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court ruled Wednesday that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts can be extradited to the United States to stand...

Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job

Tesla's top lawyer is leaving the company after only two months on the job.

Caesars Entertainment has held talks with Icahn

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment said Wednesday that it has held discussions with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who began pushing for fundamental changes this week after revealing a 10 percent...

Failing Payless to honor gift cards, store credit into March

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The failing Payless ShoeSource chain will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as the company liquidates all operations.

Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

LONDON (AP) — A hacking group has targeted European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of highly anticipated EU parliamentary elections in May, Microsoft said.

World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested trade talks with China do not face a hard March 1 deadline for a deal.

WMT : 98.90 (-3.23%)
Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Wednesday found Anil Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Communications, and two of his directors guilty of contempt of court and ordered them to pay 5.5 billion...

Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case

TOKYO (AP) — The newly appointed star defender for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday that he believes the case against his client does "not meet international standards" and could scare...

NSANY : 17.0900 (+0.47%)
Samsung poised to unveil new phones in bid to revive sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is expected to show off its latest smartphones Wednesday, the latest effort by a phone maker to come up with new features compelling enough to end a sales slump.

Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports its exports tumbled 8.4 percent in January from a year earlier, as slowing Chinese growth pushed its monthly trade deficit to the highest level in nearly five years.

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended the market's gains into a fourth week.

JPM : 105.33 (+0.14%)
TGT : 72.90 (-0.55%)
WMT : 98.90 (-3.23%)

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