A federal jury in North Carolina is awarding more than $50 million in damages to neighbors of an industrial hog operation responsible for smells, noise and other disturbances so bad they couldn't enjoy their rural homes.
Andrew Selsky, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:03pm
To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database.
The former head of HSBC Bank's foreign exchange cash trading was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison on charges he traded ahead of his customers to make millions of dollars in a scheme known as "front running."
A public water utility studied what it was serving to its 200,000 North Carolina customers and found it contained multiple unregulated industrial chemicals with uncertain health effects, including some substances that university researchers didn't know existed, legislators learned Thursday.
20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider addressed Disney's deal to purchase most of Fox and also gave a first look at the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in a wide-ranging and emotional presentation to theater owners and exhibitors Thursday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas.
Josh Boak and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:43pm
When Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin leads a delegation of American officials to Beijing next week, few analysts expect them to defuse a smoldering trade conflict with China. Rather, the likeliest outcome is a more modest one:
David Koenig, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:29pm
Inspections of jet engines at Southwest Airlines turned up one cracked fan blade last year but no others since last week's deadly accident that investigators believe started when a weakened blade broke off during flight.
An explosion rocked a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring at least 11 people, forcing the evacuation of homes, schools and a hospital, and sending a plume of noxious smoke into the air.