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Little Rock runway redo vexes private fliers

posted: 03/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A feature at the state's largest airport that business pilots find convenient will be eliminated under a Federal Aviation Administration nationwide initiative to reduce airfield danger.

Fed has weapon to rein in banks

posted: 03/21/2018 2:02 a.m. Comment 1

The financial industry has been jubilant since the Senate passed a Republican rollback of banking rules last week. But even if the Dodd-Frank overhaul clears the House, U.S. lenders will remain inside a cage built by the Federal Reserve.

Policy change afoot at EPA

posted: 03/21/2018 2:01 a.m. Discuss

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to restrict the scientific studies it uses to develop and justify regulations, making it harder to rely on research when its underlying data are shielded from view.

Police studying Uber car's video

posted: 03/21/2018 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Police say a video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman Sunday in Tempe, Ariz., shows her moving in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on as they assess the performance of the technology in the first pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle.

California firm finds clean-energy success after years in drones

posted: 03/21/2018 2 a.m. Discuss

Prices for renewable energy are falling, and that's good news for a firm in Simi Valley, Calif., that's been betting on solar power since the 1980s.

Dallas investment group buying The Weinstein Co.

posted: 03/21/2018 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Dallas-based Lantern Capital Partners has agreed to purchase The Weinstein Co. as part of the movie studio's bankruptcy filing late Monday.

Industries rush for tariff exemptions

posted: 03/21/2018 1:58 a.m. Discuss

When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross held up a can of Campbell's soup in a CNBC interview to make the case that President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs were "no big deal," the canning industry begged to disagree -- and they were hardly alone.

Market Report: Facebook frowns; indexes rally

updated: 03/21/2018 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Stock indexes finished mostly higher after a day of bouncing around Tuesday as retailers, energy companies and banks recovered some of their losses from the day before, but technology companies struggled as Facebook dropped again.

Business news in brief

posted: 03/21/2018 1:55 a.m. Discuss

500 Walmarts will add FedEx Offices

News in brief

updated: 03/21/2018 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Hauler's CEO paid $2.5M, proxy states

News in brief: Japanese firm to buy Tyson's Circle Foods

posted: 03/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods plans to sell its Circle Foods operations to Ajinomoto Co. Inc., one of the largest food producers in Japan.

Death halts Uber's driverless car tests

posted: 03/20/2018 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Uber Technologies Inc. on Monday halted autonomous-vehicle tests after one of its cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Ariz., in what is thought to be the first pedestrian fatality involving the technology.

Source: Reining in China U.S. aim

posted: 03/20/2018 1:56 a.m. Discuss

President Donald Trump's administration is pressing countries to ally with the U.S. in pushing back against Chinese trade policies in exchange for relief from American tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a European official.

Market report: Facebook at head of market slide

posted: 03/20/2018 1:55 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Facebook on Monday plunged to its worst loss in four years and led a rout in technology companies.

Firms stake claims to oil-drilling data

posted: 03/20/2018 1:54 a.m. Discuss

The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude from miles below are generating vast new amounts of data they never before realized could be valuable. But their exploration customers are essentially saying hands off to anything coming out of their wells, including the streams of zeros and ones.






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