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San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas on streets

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:51pm

Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are considering requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.

Pilots, flight attendants sue Frontier for discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:25pm

A group of Frontier Airlines pilots and flight attendants filed two lawsuits on Tuesday claiming the company discriminated against them during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Hungary OKs 'muzzle law,' boosts lawmaker fines, sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:10pm

Hungary's right-wing governing parties on Tuesday approved legislation greatly increasing fines and sanctions on lawmakers who disrupt parliamentary activities.

Airline trade group predicts Christmas travel will rise 3%

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:01pm

Airlines are looking forward to another big Christmas and New Year's season, with 3% more people flying in the U.S. than during last year's holiday stretch.

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:31am

Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in midday trading Tuesday as investors considered reports that the U.S. will delay a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods as the nations continue to negotiate a trade deal.

Loophole limited scrutiny before deadly NYC helicopter crash

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:30am

The helicopter company whose doors-off flight crashed in a New York City river last year, trapping all five passengers in their harnesses, exploited a regulatory loophole to avoid stricter safety requirements, federal investigators said Tuesday.

NRF Welcomes Agreement to Vote on USMCA

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:11am

42 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.

BISNOW Media Acquires SelectLeaders

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:01am

whether that be digital media or live events, and now that SelectLeaders is a part of our platform, we will apply that methodology and other best practices to SelectLeaders and drive them to connect more employers and employees than ever before,” Friend said. 

IDC MarketScape Report Series Examines the Leading Vendors in the Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Market

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:56am

from SMB to enterprise — each with its own specific use cases and market requirements."

CTA Urges Congress to Pass USMCA as Soon as Possible

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:28am

the new NAFTA — is critical to the U.S. economy, and we’re encouraged to see a deal between the White House and Congress moving toward a final congressional vote. At a time when the United States’ commitment to free trade is being questioned – and with few days left on this year’s legislative calendar – Congress should ratify this trade agreement by the end of the year.

Justices seem to favor insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:18am

The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to rule that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

Lab owner to plead guilty in Medicare kickback scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:06am

A Pennsylvania business owner has agreed to plead guilty in a $127 million kickback scheme involving his genetic testing labs.

Parisians dodge strikes by logging on to share rides, bikes

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:17am

Adrien Lachevre and Nailat Msoili live a few kilometers (miles) apart in Paris' northwest suburbs, but their paths had never crossed until Lachevre picked Msoili up in his gray Fiat on Tuesday morning.

France's Macron wants EU to move quickly on Brexit talks

Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:08am

French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the European Union to move forward quickly on Brexit talks after Britain holds a general election on Thursday.

US sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abuses

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:06am

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed economic sanctions on more than a dozen individuals suspected of human rights violations in six countries and banned two others from entering the United States, including a former Saudi official in Turkey for his alleged role in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Russia, Ukraine fail to reach a new gas deal in Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:05am

The Russian government said Tuesday that the presidents of Russia and Ukraine discussed a new contract for natural gas supplies during peace talks in Paris on Monday, but failed to reach a deal.

Intel’s Continued Commitment to Transparency and Equity at All Levels

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:01am

ensuring all employees in the same or similar roles are paid fairly regardless of gender or race/ethnicity, taking into consideration factors that influence pay such as performance, time in grade and tenure.

KYOCERA to Showcase AI, 5G, and Mobility Technologies at CES 2020

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:59am

AI Solutions, Sensing Technology, 5G Solutions, Advanced Mobility, and Advanced Devices — with selected technologies showcased in fun and informative interactive demonstrations. Also included in the Kyocera booth will be a timeline reflecting the company’s recent 60 th Anniversary, under the theme “Toward the Future.”

Company settles lawsuit over bad Detroit lights for $4M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:48am

A company agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit over thousands of defective streetlights in Detroit, a newspaper reported.