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  • When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed the ride-sharing company to keep a massive breach of 57 million user and driver accounts secret for nearly a year. Uber spokesman Matthew Wing would not comment when asked how the company knows that the hackers...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 22- The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday said it had made a final determination that anti-subsidy duties should be imposed on tool chests imported from China. It calculated final countervailing duty rates of 15.09 percent for Jiangsu Tongrun Equipment Technology Co Ltd, 14.03 percent for Zhongshan Geelong Manufacturing Co Ltd and 14.39...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 22- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had made a final determination that tool chests imported from China are subsidized. The department said in a statement it would impose final anti-subsidy duties on Chinese exporters ranging from 14.03 percent to 95.96 percent. The case was brought by Waterloo Industries Inc of Sedalia,...

  • District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, dismissed U.S. Justice Department arguments that the court had no authority to second-guess the cross-border permit that was issued by the State Department. Morris also rejected motions by TransCanada Corp., the company behind the project, to dismiss the suit. The 1,179- mile pipeline would transport...

  • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican, sent a letter Wednesday telling Uber to notify customers if their personal information might have been affected and demanding that the ride-hailing company make changes to protect data. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a Democrat, told WGBH-FM on Wednesday that she's requesting documents...

  • ST LOUIS _ Caleres Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $34.4 million. Caleres Inc. expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.10 to $2.20 per share, with revenue in the range of $2.7 billion to $2.8 billion. Caleres Inc. shares have decreased roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, in a notice to the four other members of the commission, asked that an initial vote be cast to begin a process to decide if the existing ownership cap should be eliminated or raised, the agency said. There is debate about whether the FCC has the legal authority to set the cap, designed to ensure that one company does not acquire an overwhelming...

  • Missouri AG: I want the facts about Google's data collection

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley discusses his state's investigation into Google's supposed mishandling of consumer data.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 20- Warner Bros.- DC's costly " Justice League" has dominated the North American box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million opening weekend at 4,051 locations. Instead, " Justice League" is launching with only the eighth largest opening of 2017. Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros. domestic distribution president, said there were...

  • It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp.. The Nebraska Public Service Commission's ruling is on the Nebraska route TransCanada has proposed to complete the $8 billion, 1,179- mile pipeline to deliver oil from Alberta, Canada, to Texas Gulf Coast refineries. The proposed Keystone XL route would cross parts of Montana,...

  • LINCOLN, Neb.— Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the company that hopes to build it and could mean more time is needed to study the changes. It would carry oil from Canada through Montana, South...

  • French President Emmanuel Macron, COP23 President Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for a photo with Timothy Naulusala from Fiji during the COP23 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, November 15, 2017.

    Almost 200 nations kept a global agreement to tackle climate change on track after talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out.

  • The Nebraska Public Service Commission was scheduled to rule Monday if a Keystone XL expansion pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corp. can cross the state. Keystone operator TransCanada Corp. shut down the existing pipeline early Thursday morning and workers were testing to determine the cause of the spill on agricultural land in Marshall County, South...

  • TransCanada Corp.' s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated...

  • Nov 17- Missouri will limit the use of a weed killer made by BASF SE after farmers complained the chemical drifted and harmed their crops, following a move by Arkansas to prohibit sprayings next year of the herbicide and rival products. Missouri on Thursday banned sprayings of BASF's Engenia herbicide, which is based on a chemical known as dicamba, in 10 counties...

  • ST. LOUIS— A Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage before his flight left St. Louis Lambert Airport will not face criminal charges, a Missouri prosecutor's office said Friday. Southwest said the pilot is on administrative leave while an investigation continues.

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A major agribusiness company asked an Arkansas judge Friday to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their fields and caused widespread damage. Monsanto asked a Pulaski County judge to strike down the rule approved by the state Plant Board...

  • WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Idaho and Tennessee in September, and dropped in 9 other states. The Labor Department's report on state unemployment, released Friday, also showed the extent of Hurricane Irma's damage in Florida, which lost 127,400 jobs that month, or about 1.5 percent of the state's total jobs. The jobless rate dropped to 2.8...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 17- A weed killer blamed for damaging millions of acres of U.S. crops this summer did not reduce yields for most of the soybeans checked by BASF SE, which makes a version of the herbicide, the company said on Friday. The United States has faced a weed-killer crisis this year caused by new formulations of dicamba-based products, which drifted away from...

  • The Nebraska Public Service Commission was scheduled to rule Monday if a Keystone XL expansion pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corp. can cross the state. Keystone operator TransCanada Corp. shut down the existing pipeline early Thursday morning and workers were testing to determine the cause of the spill on agricultural land in Marshall County, South...