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  • ST. LOUIS— Ride-sharing company Uber has suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis- area riders without their permission and streamed the live video online. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported 32- year-old Jason Gargac, of Florissant, Missouri, has given about 700 rides in the area since March. Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...

  • Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies inspection service in the St. Louis area, said he issued a written report for the company in August 2017. He also told The Associated Press that the tourist boats' canopies make them hard to escape when they sink— a concern raised by regulators after a similar sinking in Arkansas killed 13 people in 1999..

  • An employee cleans a Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle on display at the company's showroom in Newport Beach, California, U.S., on Friday, July 6, 2018.Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Tesla will have its first public showing of its $35,000 "more affordable" family sedan in at the company's University City showroom Friday, the St. Louis Business Journal reports.

  • survey@ July 18- Tariffs featured heavily in the Federal Reserve's latest "Beige Book," a summary of the state of U.S. business across the central bank's 12 regional districts, with respondents describing the trade spat as creating effects such as "panic buying" and a "rush to purchase metals." One can manufacturer in Maryland said he anticipated losing business...

  • ST. LOUIS— In a story on July 12 about a jury ruling on claims that asbestos in Johnson& Johnson talcum powder contributed to ovarian cancer, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the case was the first against the company that focused on asbestos in the powder. A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- Johnson& Johnson has vowed to appeal a $4.7 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claim asbestos-contaminated talc in the company's products gave them ovarian cancer by arguing the plaintiffs' science was flawed and the case should not have been heard in Missouri. But several legal experts said that even though J&J has been successful in...

  • Citigroup also fell after its revenue growth was weak. AT&T skidded after the Justice Department asked a court to overturn the company's purchase of Time Warner. Paul Christopher, head of global market strategy for the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, said investors will focus on corporate forecasts covering the rest of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 13- Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc's chief executive on Friday apologized to disappointed customers and offered an extended discount, a day after its one-day pay-your-age event prompted massive crowds and shortages at some stores. Sharon Price John, in an interview on NBC's "Today" program, called the overcrowded sale event, which had to be limited...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- As the United States ramps up import tariffs and long-date U.S Treasury debt yields remain low, stocks in so-called defensive sectors may have room to run higher in price, even though expectations for the currently quarterly earnings seasons are high. Stocks in defensive sectors, which generally pay steady dividends and have steady earnings,...

  • ST. LOUIS— The Latest on a St. Louis jury award in a lawsuit claiming asbestos in Johnson& Johnson talcum powder caused women's ovarian cancer:. A St. Louis jury has awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson& Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer. A St. Louis jury has awarded $550 million to...

  • July 12- A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict is the largest J&J has faced to date over allegations that its talc-based products cause cancer.

  • July 12- A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson to pay $550 million to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict is the largest J&J has faced to date over allegations that its talc-based products cause cancer. Those will be determined...

  • CHICAGO, July 12- Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc, the global stuffed-animal retailer, had to limit a popular pay-your-age event on Thursday as long lines stretched outside its U.S., Canada and UK stores and crowds clogged mall corridors. Customers would pay a minimum of $1 and no more than $29 for any stuffed animal in stock. The promotion included stores in the United...

  • ST. LOUIS— A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson& Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer in the first case against the company that focused on asbestos in the powder. Johnson& Johnson called the verdict the result of an unfair process that...

  • CHICAGO, July 12- Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc, the global stuffed animal retailer, had to cancel its popular pay-your-age event as long lines stretched outside its U.S. stores and crowds clogged mall corridors. "Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our U.S. Build-A-Bear Workshop locations due to crowd and safety concerns," the company said...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- JPMorgan Chase& Co said on Thursday that it is now offering a digital bank account for smartphones nationally after testing and refining the app in St. Louis since October. Citizens Financial Group Inc, a regional bank based in Rhode Island, has said it will launch a national platform in the third quarter. She believes customers will stick with the...

  • LONDON Bank of England Director of Financial Markets Infrastructure Supervision David Bailey: Keynote Seminar at Westminster Business Forum 1000 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England official Buck Rogers is due to speak at the Financial Times' Managing Cyber Risk in Critical Infrastructure event, under Chatham House rules- 1000 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Chief...

  • *U.S. govt plans review panel to curb China tech investments. Earlier in the session, U.S. stocks rose as President Donald Trump said he will use a strengthened national security review panel the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to deal with potential threats from Chinese acquisitions of U.S. technology, instead of imposing China- specific...

  • A 23-year-old works at his desk at Rally Software Development in Boulder, Colorado. 

    Millennials aren't just flocking to the biggest cities like New York and L.A. They're willing to take a chance on smaller cities like Denver and Austin that offer them the quality of life they're looking for, the Financial Times reports. The question now is: Where is the next Colorado?

  • LONDON- A roundtable with Javier Guzman, deputy governor and member of the board of governors at the Banco de Mexico. LONDON Bank of England Financial Stability Report June 2018 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply 0800 GMT.