Shooting at Walmart increases the need for workplace violence prevention

Shooting at Walmart increases the need for workplace violence prevention

NEW YORK — Wednesday’s mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart was just the latest example of a workplace shooting committed by an employee. But while many companies provide active shooting training, experts say there is much less focus on preventing workplace violence, particularly on identifying and addressing behavior of concern among employees. Far too often, … Read more

Man gets jail for participating in Capitol riots after Tinder date

Man gets jail for participating in Capitol riots after Tinder date

A Delaware entrepreneur has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for storming the US Capitol after watching the riot erupt on television from a Tinder date and taking an Uber ride to join the mob attack according to court records. U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan also ordered Jeffrey Schaefer on Friday to pay a … Read more

Haiti gas stations reopen for the first time in 2 months

Haiti gas stations reopen for the first time in 2 months

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Oops of excitement echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince early Saturday as gas stations in Haiti opened for the first time in two months after a powerful mob lifted a crippling fuel blockade. ‘There’s petrol now! There’s gas now!’ people shouted as they honked their horns and motorbikes whizzed by … Read more

Antitrust Book Publishing | Associated Press

Antitrust Book Publishing |  Associated Press

FILE – A book published by Simon & Schuster will be shown on July 30, 2022 in Tigard, Oregon. A federal judge has set out a data-laden case as to why it blocked Penguin Random House’s proposed purchase of Simon & Schuster and handed a victory to the Biden Justice Department in its claim that … Read more

Stellantis: Park older models due to 3 deaths from Takata airbags

Stellantis: Park older models due to 3 deaths from Takata airbags

DETROITT — Stellantis and the US government are warning owners of 276,000 older vehicles to stop using Takata airbags in three other vehicles, killing the drivers. The company, formerly Fiat Chrysler, is telling people to stop driving Dodge Magnum wagons, Dodge Challenger and Charger muscle cars, and Chrysler 300 sedans from the 2005 to 2010 … Read more

Poland chooses US to build first nuclear power plant

Poland chooses US to build first nuclear power plant

Warsaw, Poland — Poland says it has chosen the US government and Westinghouse to build its first nuclear power plant, heralding a major step in its efforts to burn less coal and gain more energy independence. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said late Friday that Poland’s nuclear power project will use Westinghouse Electric Company’s “reliable, safe … Read more

Wall Street rally marks first weekly streak since summer

Wall Street rally marks first weekly streak since summer

NEW YORK — Technology stocks led a broad rally on Wall Street on Friday, ending another strong week for the market as investors welcomed solid gains from Apple and other companies. the S&P500 rose 2.5% to record the first consecutive weekly gains since August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.6% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq … Read more

Gross or great? Fancy butter shelves rise as shortage looms

Gross or great?  Fancy butter shelves rise as shortage looms

NEW YORK — Legit gross or insanely tasty? Butterboards, the polarizing stepchild of charcuterie, have taken TikTok to new heights of food madness as some horrified safety and nutrition experts watch. And now, heading into the holiday season, shelves are landing on tables as quick, low-cost alternatives to the meat-and-cheese-laden OG, despite a predicted winter … Read more

Pilot sues Southwest after colleague exposes himself

Pilot sues Southwest after colleague exposes himself

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — A Southwest Airlines pilot is suing the company, her union and a former colleague who pleaded guilty last year to locking the cockpit door during a flight and undressing before her eyes. Christine Janning alleges Southwest retaliated by putting her under house arrest after reporting Michael Haak to the company and … Read more

Lawyers for Musk and Twitter argue over information exchange

Lawyers for Musk and Twitter argue over information exchange

DOVER, Del. – A judge in Delaware hears arguments over attorneys’ exchanges of information for Twitter and Elon Musk in a lawsuit seeking the social media giant to force Musk to go ahead with his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter. Tuesday’s hearing comes three weeks before a scheduled trial in the lawsuit. Musk, the world’s … Read more