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|Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic
The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now Italians are hooked on online shopping.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 9:00 AM
|Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal
“People are basically good” was eBay’s founding principle. But in the deranged summer of 2019, prosecutors say, a campaign to terrorize a blogger crawled out of a dark place in the corporate soul.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 9:00 AM
|U.S. Judge Hears Arguments on Trump’s TikTok Ban
The government said a ban would address its national security concerns. But lawyers for its owner said a ban would be “no different from the government locking the doors to a public forum.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 4:10 PM
|China Gives Unproven Covid-19 Vaccines to Thousands, With Risks Unknown
Drug company workers, government officials and others have been injected outside the usual testing process. More will be soon, bewildering experts who worry about potential ill effects.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 2:44 PM
|How to Predict Merit Aid in a Strange College Application Season
Students may have no test scores, altered grades and compromised extracurricular activities. So how will colleges dole out the discounts?
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 3:30 PM
|U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker
The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s chips may be used by the Chinese military.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 5:58 PM
|How Oregonians Survived the Fires
What do you do when your world is burning? In mundane and harrowing ways, you figure out how to survive.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 2:08 AM
|Plight of the ‘Physical Worker’: Worn-Out Bodies and Little Savings
Americans laboring on farms, in factories and on cleaning crews often have to retire before safety-net programs kick in and without assets in employer plans.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:24 PM
|The Week in Business: The Recovery Hits a Wall
Rising jobless claims signal a stalling economic recovery — and a long fall ahead.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 11:00 AM
|How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors
Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget the UV lights.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 3:58 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Iowa Beef Plant Fine After Coronavirus Outbreak: $957
Iowa regulators have issued their first citation to a meatpacking plant with a large coronavirus outbreak that sickened its workforce — a $957 fine for a minor record-keeping violation. The outbreak at the Iowa Premium Beef Plant in Tama in …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 9:13 PM
|Suit Filed in California Says Scooters Rented by Uber, Segway Don’t Have Turn Signals
A class action lawsuit has been filed against several scooter rental companies, including Uber and Segway, because the scooters don’t have turn signals and the makers don’t warn consumers about that danger. The suit was filed on Thursday on behalf …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 8:20 PM
|Tiger King’s Carole Baskin Sued in Florida for Defamation by Former Assistant
Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughters of Baskin’s former husband are seeking more information about what …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:56 PM
|Hauser Pleads Guilty in College Admission Plot
A California businessman with ties to an Ohio-based insurance agency who is said to have steered “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, to the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scheme on Sept. 21 …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:35 PM
|Pilot Actions Likely Led to Earnhardt Plane Crash in Tennessee: NTSB
A pilot’s inability to maintain proper airspeed and the flight crew’s decision to continue an unstable approach and landing likely caused the crash of a small plane carrying race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family in 2019, according …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:28 PM
|1 Dead After Ohio Dump Truck Crash Sends Highway Sign Falling Onto Pickup
A dump truck struck the base of a sign on a Cleveland, Ohio, highway during the morning commute on Sept. 24, causing the sign to fall on a passing pickup truck and kill one person in the pickup, authorities said, …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:27 PM
|Michigan House Passes Bills Shielding Employers from Virus Lawsuits
A divided Michigan House voted on Sept. 23 to shield health providers and businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits filed by patients, employees or customers, advancing bills that majority Republicans said would give businesses more comfort to reopen and block frivolous complaints. …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:26 PM
|Texas Software Provider to Local Governments Reports Data Breach
A Texas-based provider of software services to local governments and schools across the United States, Tyler Technologies, told customers on Sept. 23 that an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems. It could not immediately be determined …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:22 PM
|Dismissal Rejected; Arkema Chemical Fire Criminal Trial Resumes in Houston
A criminal case against the U.S. arm of a French chemical maker accused of releasing pollution that injured 21 people resumed on Sept. 24 under a cloud as a judge ruled out a motion to dismiss the case. Prosecutors unintentionally …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:13 PM
|Louisiana Agent’s License Suspended for Misappropriation, False Insurance Certificates
A Lake Charles, Louisiana, insurance producer has been issued a cease and desist order and had her license suspended amid an investigation into misappropriation of insurance premiums and the issuing of false insurance certificates to customers. The Louisiana Department of …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 4:09 PM