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Report: Bill O’Reilly settled sexual harassment claim from Fox News contributor for $32 million – Washington Post

A new report says that Bill O’Reilly settled a sexual harassment allegation by a longtime Fox News contributor before his “O’Reilly Factor”contract was renewed. (Richard Drew/AP) Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly secretly settled a sexual harassment allegation with a network contributor for $32 million — the largest, by far, of six such agreements that […]

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries – Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus’s (AIR.PA) coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal. The European planemaker secured the deal for Bombardier’s (BBDb.TO) CSeries program […]

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage – Washington Post

WASHINGTON — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that the U.N. agency that sets global aviation standards prohibit passengers from putting laptops […]

General Electric profit falls, missing expectations, will cut $20 billion in businesses – USA TODAY

GE earnings dip, missing Wall Street’s expectations.(Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) General Electric’s earnings tumbled in the third quarter, missing Wall Street’s expectations as the company said that it will pare $20 billion in businesses within the next two years to make its operations more efficient.     x Embed x Share CLOSE Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in […]

Ikea recalled millions of dressers that were killing toddlers. This family found out too late. – Washington Post

Jozef Dudek had just been put down for a nap at home in Buena Park, Calif., when his father went to check on him — and made a horrifying discovery: The 2-year-old was crushed under an Ikea dresser and could not be revived. The toddler’s death on May 24, the details of which were released for the […]

8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresser – ABC News

An eighth child has been killed by an Ikea dresser that was recalled more than a year ago because of its propensity to tip over. Two-year-old Jozef Dudek of California was killed when a three-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over and crushed him during naptime. The family’s lawyer, Daniel J. Mann of Philadelphia, said the accident […]

What would happen if Amazon brought 50000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle. – Washington Post

(David Ryder for The Washington Post/A worker cleans the exterior of one of three glass spheres at Amazon headquarters in Seattle on Sept. 27.) SEATTLE — Amazon.com has driven an economic boom in Seattle, bestowing more than 40,000 jobs upon a city known for Starbucks coffee and Seahawks fandom. Its growth remade a neglected industrial […]

Gilead cancer immunotherapy wins US approval with $373000 price – Nasdaq

Reuters By Toni Clarke and Bill Berkrot Oct 18 (Reuters) – U.S. regulators approved on Wednesday a new therapy for a type of lymphoma, which was developed by Gilead Science Inc’s Kite Pharma, marking the second approval for this potentially revolutionary approach to fighting cancer. The […]

Ford to recall 1.34 million trucks in North America for door latch fix – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall 1.34 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million. The No.2 U.S. automaker said the safety recall is due to a frozen door latch […]

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks – CNNMoney

Comments made by Swiss investment adviser Marc Faber about race triggered a swift backlash. Faber, who is well known for his market pessimism and often referred to as “Dr. Doom,” said in the October edition of his “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report” that it’s a good thing white people colonized America. ‘; var storytext = […]