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United Airlines pilots resist contract changes over regional routes

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:30pm
United Airlines pilots said they refuse to budge on the wording of their contract governing the outsourcing of regional flights.

FCC chairman ramps up defense of net neutrality repeal

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:55pm
With a federal appeals court preparing to consider the Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era U.S. net neutrality regulations, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ramping up his defense of the decision.

PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones's Infowars

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:36pm
Payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and discriminatory content on the site.

More flooding feared for South Carolina, a week after Florence

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:34pm
Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.

Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:34pm
More than 54,000 homes and businesses in the Carolinas were still without power on Friday, a week after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Sept. 14, according to local power companies.

Flooding on tap for South Carolina, a week after Florence

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:01pm
Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.

Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:01pm
Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people.

Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:27pm
A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday and ordered to leave the island after his U.S. passport was annulled, officials said.

Senate panel wants Kavanaugh hearing terms worked out Friday

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:13pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee has given Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers until the end of Friday to agree on terms for her to testify about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Politico reported, citing a Republican senator.

Factbox: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid hinges on handful of senators

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:00pm
President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is before a Senate committee that is struggling to advance it after a woman alleged Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school in 1982.

Three infants, two adults stabbed at New York City daycare center

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:06pm
A female worker stabbed three babies at a home-based daycare center in New York City on Friday before slashing her own wrists and being taken into custody, police said.

Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser: CNN

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:49am
Senate Republicans are likely to propose moving a committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to Wednesday, CNN reported, citing two sources familiar with the negotiations.

Texan running 3-D printed guns company arrested in Taiwan: officials

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:45am
A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl was arrested in Taipei on Friday after U.S. authorities annulled his passport, officials said.

Breach causes Duke Energy natgas plant shut down in North Carolina

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:40am
Duke Energy Corp said on Friday breaches in the cooling lake dam of its 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton plant in North Carolina due to flooding conditions in the Cape Fear river forced the utility to shut down the unit.

U.S. agency accuses Walmart of pregnancy discrimination in lawsuit

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:26am
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday filed a lawsuit accusing Walmart Inc of forcing pregnant workers at a Wisconsin warehouse to go on unpaid leave and denying their requests to take on easier duties.

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in North Carolina: AP

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:08am
A dam containing a large lake at Duke Energy Corp's Wilmington power plant in North Carolina has been breached by floodwaters from the storm Florence, the Associated Press reported on Friday.

U.S. agency accuses Wal-Mart of pregnancy discrimination in lawsuit

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:56am
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday filed a lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart Stores East LP of forcing pregnant workers at a Wisconsin warehouse to go on unpaid leave and denying their requests to take on easier duties.

Cruz to take on Senate challenger O'Rourke in Texas-sized debate

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:51am
Democratic U.S. Senate challenger Beto O’Rourke will come face-to-face with the man he has been chasing for months, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, at a debate on Friday in one of the most closely watched congressional races in the country.

Texan running 3-D printed guns company apprehended in Taiwan

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:27am
A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl was apprehended in Taipei on Friday after U.S. authorities annulled his passport, officials said.

Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:40am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday cast doubt on the woman who accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault and blamed opponents for trying to "destroy" his nominee.

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