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  • SAN FRANCISCO— A UPS employee who had recently filed a grievance opened fire Wednesday inside one of the company's San Francisco packing facilities, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as employees fled frantically into the streets shouting "shooter! The gunman, Jimmy Lam, filed the grievance in March complaining that he was working...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A UPS employee who had recently filed a grievance opened fire Wednesday inside one of the company's San Francisco packing facilities, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as employees fled frantically into the streets shouting "shooter! The gunman, Jimmy Lam, filed the grievance in March complaining that he was working...

  • GONZALES, La. _ Crown Crafts Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.6 million. Crown Crafts shares have increased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Crown Crafts, Earnings Report.

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  • NEW ORLEANS _ Tidewater Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $94.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the New Orleans- based company said it had a loss of $2.01. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.29 per share.

  • The verdict by a jury in New Orleans came in a lawsuit by the husband and children of Sharyn Orr, who blamed her 2015 death following a stroke on inadequate information the companies provided her doctor about the drug's bleeding risks. Bayer in a statement said the two verdicts "affirm both the safety and efficacy of Xarelto, and that its FDA- approved label...

  • In a story June 11 about police body cameras, The Associated Press reported erroneously that moonlighting officers in Charlotte, North Carolina, are not required to wear the cameras. The department changed its policy in May and now requires officers to use the cameras while working secondary jobs in uniform. "As long as they have real bullets, they need to have the...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • LONDON, June 8- The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbours has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at least one tanker to change course and UK gas prices to spike. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others this week severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest LNG...

  • LONDON, June 8- The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbours has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at least one tanker to change course and UK gas prices to spike. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others this week severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest LNG...

  • LONDON, June 8- What's up with zinc? London Metal Exchange zinc was trading just shy of $3,000 per tonne as recently as late February. At one stage on Wednesday it hit a seven-month low of $2,427.50 and has since staged only a half-hearted recovery to $2,480.00.

  • WASHINGTON, June 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, unwinding half of the prior period's jump and suggesting the labor market was tightening despite a recent slowdown in job growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 245,000 for the week ended June 3, the Labor...

  • President Donald Trump's selection of Jeffrey Bossert Clark to be the Justice Department's top environmental lawyer has raised concerns by Gulf coast environmental groups as he was the lawyer for international oil company BP Plc in the aftermath of the company's 2010 drilling rig explosion. Trump named Clark on Wednesday to be Assistant Attorney General...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japan's Mitsui& Co Ltd plans to expand its liquefied natural gas trading operation as demand for the cleaner fuel spurs more spot transactions in Asia, a senior executive told Reuters. The move comes amid a big shift in the market in Asia, which takes in about 70 percent of global shipments of LNG, with traders and end users increasing their ability to...