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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on US cities to act

At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job...

Apple removing games with Confederate flag from App Store

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple said Thursday that it is removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag in "offensive...

Internet companies should respond to extremist exploitation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by...

Food supplier sues egg farm alleging breach of contract

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A food supplier claims an Iowa egg farm breached a contract after bird flu disrupted the supply of eggs. Michael...

Wal-Mart removing Confederate flag items from stores, online

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart said Monday it is removing any items from its store shelves and website that feature the Confederate flag. The announcement...

Health insurer Cigna rejects Anthem takeover bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem. Cigna's board says the...

Global stocks mostly higher despite plunge in China index

TOKYO (AP) — Shares pushed higher Friday despite a sell-off in China that pushed Shanghai's benchmark down 6.4 percent. Relief over the Federal Reserve's...

Toyota: American exec did not intend to break Japan law

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda said Friday he believes an American executive arrested on suspicion of importing a controlled drug...

AT&T hit with $100M fine, company vows to fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their...

French privacy agency orders Google to remove global links

PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy agency ordered Google to remove search results worldwide upon request, giving the company two weeks to apply the...
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