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Brazil launches job program amid mass unemployment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:08pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has launched a jobs program largely based on tax reductions as the country struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work.

Lawsuit against flight school over fatal crash is dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:46pm

A Connecticut judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against a flight school and its owner over a 2016 plane crash that killed a student pilot.

Gold, silver fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:26pm

The October gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1455.50 an ounce -- down $5.80.

Crude falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:24pm

Crude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell 38 cents -- closing at $56.86 a barrel.

Transit system apologizes to black rider cuffed for eating

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:23pm

The head of a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train system apologized to a black rider who was detained and cited by police for eating a breakfast sandwich on a train platform after an outcry from people who assailed enforcement of a no-food rule as racist.

Dollar unchanged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:23pm

The U.S. dollar is unchanged against other North American currencies in New York trading.

Simplot proposing 5 open-pit phosphate mines in E. Idaho

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:16pm

Federal officials have released a final plan for five open-pit phosphate mines and reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company.

Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:53pm

Southwest Airlines says it will speed up inspections of dozens of used planes it bought from foreign airlines after federal regulators threatened to ground the jets because they might not meet all safety standards.

Signifyd Names Lacoste and Digital Agency Corra FLOW Award Winners for Excellence in Commerce

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:47pm

like providing French Open fans with ShoppableTV and the chance to purchase from the Lacoste X Novak Djokovic Collection without leaving the couch,” Signifyd Senior Vice President of Marketing and Alliances Indy Guha said in announcing the fashion brand’s FLOW award. “That's innovative customer experience. That's the fearless commerce spirit we want to celebrate.”

Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY over tax returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:41pm

A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit from President Donald Trump against New York officials aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns.

Veterans can get business help from govt, private sector

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:19pm

For many people who leave military service, the next logical step is becoming an entrepreneur.

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Introduces “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of You

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:01pm

including half of the Fortune 1000 ® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit www.kronos.com. Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works.

‘Best Practice’ Treatment Guidelines Help Doctors Identify and Treat Vaping-Associated Lung Injuries, New Intermountain Stud

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:38am

or 10 percent of those enrolled in the study — relapsed and had complications that required hospital readmission.

Iran bans sale of Israeli author accused of Darwinism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:10am

The Tehran publishers' league in Iran says it has outlawed buying or selling books by the bestselling Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari.

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:02am

Stocks have been mostly lower on Wall Street today as traders look for clarity on the status of trade talks between the U.S. and China.

Kronos Surpasses 100 Workforce Dimensions Technology Partners, Adds HCM Heavyweights Cornerstone and Unum Group

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:00am

including half of the Fortune 1000 ® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit www.kronos.com. Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works.

Leading Global Systems Integrators Race to Partner with Kronos to Capitalize on High Demand for Workforce Dimensions

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:00am

including half of the Fortune 1000 ® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit www.kronos.com. Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works.

Kronos Human Capital Management Transforms the Global Market Landscape

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:00am

including half of the Fortune 1000 ® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit www.kronos.com. Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works.

McConnell: Bevin 'had a good 4 years,' but likely lost

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:34am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin "had a good four years," but he says a review of Bevin's narrow reelection defeat is unlikely to change the outcome.