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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will hold a Nov. 19 hearing to determine the probable cause of a March 2018 Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Arizona. Elaine Herzberg, 49, was walking her bicycle outside the crosswalk on a four-lane road when she was struck by the Uber vehicle traveling...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp has amassed a stake in Mobile Mini Inc, the biggest U.S. provider of portable storage containers for businesses, and is pushing it to merge with WillScot Corp, the largest U.S. vendor of mobile office trailers, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Mobile Mini shares were trading up 5% at $36.42 before...

  • Sept 25- Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will add Austin, Texas, to the short list of cities where it plans to launch a commercial transportation service using automated vehicles in 2021.. The U.S. automaker previously said it would begin transporting people and goods in automated vehicles in Miami and Washington. Peter Rander, president of Argo AI, said...

  • Sept 24- As many as 60 million Americans tend to have a hard time qualifying for credit cards and other loans, making it more difficult for them to recover from financial setbacks, according to a report released on Tuesday by the New York Federal Reserve. The findings show that the number of Americans who cannot easily access loans may be twice as many as previously...

  • Sept 17- Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday told a bankruptcy judge it hopes to broaden support for a proposed settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging that the company fueled the U.S. opioid crisis. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain in White Plains, New York that the case was an opportunity to end a "chaotic maelstrom" of litigation.

  • DETROIT, Sept 17- Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an autonomous commercial vehicle with truck makers and suppliers. The company's new investors include Chinese alternative investment firm CDH Investments,...

  • Sept 11- The Donerail Group, an investment firm led by former activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP executive William Wyatt, has built a stake in Mobile Mini Inc and is pushing the world's largest provider of portable storage solutions to explore a sale, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The position, Donerail's first major investment, comes at a...

  • In a closely watched annual release of survey data detailing healthcare and economic trends in 2018, the Census Bureau painted a mixed picture of how households fared during President Trump's second year in office, a time of strong economic growth and low unemployment. In addition, about 27.5 million residents, or 8.5% of people, did not have health insurance...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- The share of Americans without health insurance rose for the first time in a decade last year and U.S. household income barely rose, according to a government report on Tuesday that laid bare issues that could become central to the U.S. presidential election next year. For children we saw a similar pattern where there was a decline in public...

  • A U.S. Border Patrol agent speaks to immigrants after taking them into custody on July 02, 2019 in Los Ebanos, Texas.

    A federal judge in California reinstated a nationwide bar on a new Trump administration rule that aimed to block almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Dr. Christopher Lew is a first year resident at the Abrazo Health hospital system in the greater Phoenix area of Arizona.

    As America's population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage will intensify.

  • whistleblower who warned of graft@ SAO PAULO, August 21- Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned. Claims of malfeasance reached the highest...

  • DETROIT, Aug 15- UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world's largest package delivery company has been testing the startup's autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona. The investment by UPS Ventures, the venture capital arm of United Parcel Service Inc, underscores bets that...

  • BEIJING, Aug 12- London nickel prices plunged after an initial surge in volatile trade on Monday as bulls that placed bets on Indonesia bringing forward a ban on mineral ore exports moved to close their positions. It had hit a 16- month high in London last Thursday before shedding 2.1% on Friday after Indonesia's trade minister, Enggartiasto Lukita, said Jakarta...

  • BEIJING, Aug 12- London nickel prices rose sharply in volatile Asian trade early on Monday as speculation continued that key producer Indonesia is about to bring forward a ban on mineral ore exports that was previously set to start in 2022. *NICKEL: Three-month nickel on the London Metal Exchange rose as much as 3.8% to $16,145 a tonne and stood at $16,125 a tonne as...

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  • In a 3-0 decision, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said it could not tell whether the $5.5 million settlement was fair, reasonable and adequate, and said a lower court judge should revisit the case. District Judge Sue Robinson in Delaware called for Google to stop using cookies for Safari browsers, and pay the $5.5 million mainly to the...