Government Regulation

Feds to Shut Down Illegal Contact Lens Seller

If you want to turn your brown eyes blue, your choices of places to shop for cosmetic contact lenses has just been shortened. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on ...
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Renault Refuses to Remove Ghosn Following His Arrest

French automaker Renault on Tuesday refused to remove chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn who has been arrested and detained in Japan on charges of tax evasion for underreporting his income ...
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Nissan Chairman Ghosn Booted for Bogus Financial Reporting

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. has removed chairman Carlos Ghosn and director Greg Kelly from their roles in the company following a months-long whistleblower investigation into allegations of financial ...
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As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly!

The U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) expects more than 25 million travelers to pass through airport screening checkpoints during the Thanksgiving holiday travel season. And because Thanksgiving is about food, ...
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Business Roundtable Says Growth, Consumer Privacy Are Compatible

The Business Roundtable, a group comprising CEOs of U.S. companies with more than 16 million employees and more than $7 trillion in annual revenues, on Friday sent a comment letter ...
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Federal Judge Stops Keystone XL Pipeline, Requires Further Environmental Review

A federal district court judge in Montana has blocked construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and required the government to review again its environmental impact. The ruling overrides an executive ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) put two senior executives on leave. According to MarketWatch: Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that two of its executives have started leaves of ...
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Demands Rise for Hyundai, Kia Recall Due to Engine Fires

The first complaint the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) received related to apparently spontaneous engine fires in certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles came in July of 2010. Since then ...
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Is Tesla’s Model 3 the Safest Car Ever?

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued its overall safety rating for the Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model 3. Like its older siblings, the Model S and ...
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California Law Would Make Companies Have Just One Female Director

California's legislature has passed a bill, which Governor Jerry Brown will sign, that requires each company based in the state to have at least one female director in the near ...
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Twitter Worst-Performing S&P 500 Stock in Q3

As the third quarter drew to a close, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) posted the worst performance of stocks that are part of the S&P 500 index. Its shares fell 35% ...
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Kentucky Bourbon Supply at Near-Record Level, Awaiting Impact of Tariffs

The state of Kentucky makes about 95% of the world's supply of bourbon. Right now the state has nearly two barrels in aging inventory for every one of its 4.4 ...
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Will Smaller Seats Hurt Airline Profits?

The U.S. House of Representatives has mandated that the Federal Aviation Administration set minimum sizes for seats on commercial aircraft. The bill in which the program is included goes to ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The European Central Bank posted an analysis of the economic effects of a trade war. According to MarketWatch: The U.S. economy could shrink by about 2% in the first year ...
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Can Internet Regulation Stop Bots and Trolls?

In the issue dated October 1, 2018, New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses a new book by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor of communications at the University of Pennsylvania, in ...
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