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Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss
Published: 02/20/17

Measure proposes moratorium on North Dakota wind energy

The North Dakota Senate is considering a proposal that would halt wind-generation projects in the state for two years
Published: 02/20/17
How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

The Illinois Legislature is considering an unlikely subject _ should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn certain worker compensation benefits as long as other workers
Published: 02/20/17
Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece

Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece

Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer
Published: 02/20/17

Water regulators for Philly, NYC mum on gas drilling talks

Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River
Published: 02/20/17

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor has been launched in Uganda amid concerns about the source of its minerals
Published: 02/20/17

CEFC China Energy wins 4 percent stake in UAE oil project

The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company has agreed to give CEFC China Energy a 4 percent stake in a major onshore oil project a day after awarding a minority stake to another Chinese company
Published: 02/20/17
Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid

Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid

Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer
Published: 02/20/17
House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers
Published: 02/20/17

New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

A New Zealand judge has upheld an earlier ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges
Published: 02/20/17