Government Regulation

California Proposes Rule to Remove Coffee from Cancer Risk List

The California Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) on Friday issued a notice seeking public comment on a proposed regulation that would lift a court ruling that coffee ...
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Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) will start to trade energy futures. According to Reuters: Exxon Mobil Corp is pushing deeper into energy trading, building a global cadre of experienced traders and ...
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Tesla to Offer First ‘Full Self-Driving Features’ in August

The next version of Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) Autopilot software scheduled to be released in August includes "full self-driving features," according to company CEO Elon Musk. Version 9 is the ...
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General Electric Announces Venture to Manage Drone Traffic

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Thursday morning that it has created a new company called AiRXOS to provide management and control services for unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV, aka drone) ...
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SEC Appoints First Cryptocurrency Chief

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday announced the appointment of Valerie Szczepanik as Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and Senior Adviser for Digital Assets ...
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FCC Wants Amazon, eBay to Stop Selling Fake Set-Top Boxes

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last Friday sent a letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), asking the ...
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Robocall Operation Hit With $120 Million Fine

Annoying robocalls are difficult for consumers to kill, and in some cases bilk people out of money. One of the robocall companies, which sells timeshares among other things, was hit ...
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Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has stopped marketing on Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) YouTube. According to Reuters: Network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is pulling all online ads from YouTube ...
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Crude prices rocketed higher after the United States pulled out of the Iran deal. According to Reuters: Oil prices clocked up more multi-year highs on Thursday as traders adjusted to ...
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Arizona Says No to Paying Taxes With Cryptocurrencies

One of more pointed arguments against the widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is that unless you can use bitcoin to pay your taxes then the cryptobucks are not a ...
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Wells Fargo’s Tim Sloan Remains One of America’s Worst CEOs

24/7 Wall St. named Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) CEO Tim Sloan one of the worst in America late last year. The case for the selection persists and has ...
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Rearview Cameras Now Required Equipment on US Cars

Earlier this week, a new federal safety requirement took effect. All U.S. light vehicles (cars, pickups and crossover/sport utility vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds) must be equipped with a ...
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California, 16 Other States Sue US EPA Over Proposed Rollback of Auto Emissions Rules

California along with 16 other states and the District of Columbia have filed suit in federal court accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of failing to follow its own ...
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FAA Issues Inspection Order for Boeing 737 Engines

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday issued an emergency airworthiness directive requiring all airlines to inspect the fan blades on certain engines like the one that blew up ...
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Wells Fargo Settles Federal Claims for $1 Billion

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Friday morning that it had settled federal claims against Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) related to risk management and improper charges to ...
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