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Power outages delay United Airlines flights for 2 hours

September 12, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Power outages at a United Airlines control tower in New Jersey have delayed flights for about two hours. The problem at Newark Liberty International Airport affected United flights Monday evening. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says United’s control tower at Terminal C suffered a power failure around [&hellip...

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Judge: 1st settlement still sticks in Post-it notes lawsuit

September 10, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the 3M Co. by a man who claims he invented Post-it notes. Alan Amron settled a 1997 lawsuit against 3M but sued again in January. He sought $400 million in damages, claiming the...

Federal intervention on oil pipeline project unprecedented

September 10, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux’s effort to block a four-state oil pipeline got a lifeline when the federal government temporarily stopped the project, a move some say likely may forever change the way all energy infrastructure projects...

Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

September 10, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global...

Alexander Wang partners with Adidas on new unisex collection

September 10, 2016 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Alexander Wang is, by his own description, a total sneakerhead. He once even designed a whole clothing collection around them, with dresses, tops and handbags emulating his favorite sneaks, like the classic white-and-green Adidas...

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung smartphone

September 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire. The...

Tribe challenging pipeline has some advantages in courtroom

September 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe’s status as a sovereign nation with long ties to the land in question. But stopping a...

Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined on boats

September 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — Pier 17 doesn’t even show up on most Honolulu maps. Cars whiz past it on their way to Waikiki’s famous white sand beaches. Yet few locals, let alone passing tourists, are aware that just behind a guarded gate, another world...

Mexico’s finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

September 7, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, resigned Wednesday in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

China exports grow in August for 1st time in 2 years

September 7, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports rose in August for the first time in two years, while the contraction in imports narrowed in a positive sign for global economic growth. Customs data on Thursday showed exports grew by an unexpectedly strong 1.5 percent,...