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A veteran died as a nurse's aide played video games instead of checking on him, report says

The day after Bill Nutter was found dead in his bed at the Bedford VA Medical Center in 2016, a staff member from the Massachusetts hospital told his wife that his heart had stopped and there was nothing more they could have done.<p>But later, his wife, Carol Nutter, learned a bit more about what …

David Shulkin

Climber kills himself after girlfriend's avalanche death

Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a …

Mountaineering

IS suspected in Niger attack that killed 3 US forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State-linked militants may have been responsible for the ambush in southwestern Niger that killed three U.S. Army special …

Africa

Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motive

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history led a secret life that has so far thwarted investigators trying …

Music Festivals

Daimler Has a $37 Billion Business That Goldman Sachs Thinks Could Be Spun Off

Daimler AG (DDAIY) led European auto stocks higher Wednesday amid speculation that the Mercedes maker is planning a change in its corporate structure …

Markets

European Supermarket Stocks Extend Declines After Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices

European supermarket stocks extended declines Tuesday after Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) cut prices at Whole Foods Markets (WFM) by as much as 43% on Monday.<p>…

Euro zone August business growth keeps up solid pace | Reuters

(Reuters) - Euro zone business growth maintained a solid clip in August, driven by the best manufacturing performance in 6-1/2 years despite a strong euro, easily offsetting a mild slowdown in services growth, a key private sector survey showed on Wednesday.<p>Taken together with a mild pickup in …

Polling

Republican committees have paid nearly $1.3 million to Trump-owned entities this year

The Republican National Committee paid the Trump International Hotel in Washington $122,000 last month after the party held a lavish fundraiser at the venue in June, the latest example of how GOP political committees are generating a steady income stream for President Trump’s private business, new …

Donald Trump

How You Can Make Easy Money on Apple's iPhone 8 Juggernaut

Thank you, Fabrizio Freda, for showing us how to capitalize off this millennial moment. You and your incredible team at Estee Lauder (EL) have …

Investing

Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks

LONDON (AP) — An aversion to risk was evident in financial markets Friday after the attacks in Spain. Stock markets around the world were under …

Stock Markets

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

MORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — …

Japan

Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

Three chief executives from top American companies resigned from a presidential business council on Monday following President Trump’s tepid initial response to a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va.<p>Brian Krzanich, C.E.O. of Intel — one of the most important global manufacturers of computer …

Rights & Freedoms

Fired Google Engineer: Tech Company Is ‘Like a Cult’

The Google engineer who was fired after his critique of the company’s diversity policy was made public compared his former workplace to a …

Associated Press News

Goldman Sachs seizes a yacht from a US oil mogul

Natita, the 66-meter yacht purchased by American oil mogul, William Kallop in 2010 has now been seized by American bank, Goldman Sachs following the owner's inability to service the loan against the yacht according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>Delivered in 2005 as Dilbar by Oceanco in the …

Here’s what U.S. airline passengers care about most when flying (hint: it’s not service)

Some profit-hunting airlines have sought to lure travelers into business and first class with comfy lounges, fancy cocktails and high-speed internet …

Flying

Tech, health care companies leading US stocks higher

Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a slight gain. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Bond …

McDonald's makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's is hoping to make a difference in its future seven seconds at a time.<p>The company that helped define fast food is …

McDonald's

Brolly bad show: Chinese sharing startup loses 300,000 umbrellas

In China the sharing economy seems to have met its match after a startup that rented umbrellas in 30-minute blocks lost nearly all of its stock in just three months.<p>The company Sharing E Umbrella required a deposit of £2.20 per umbrella and charged about 6p for every half an hour of use, deducted …

China

India's Modi says canceled registration of 100,000 companies | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has canceled the registration of more than 100,000 companies which were “in violation of laws”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, in the latest effort by the government against “black money” and tax evasion.<p>India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering …

India

The TSA may require airline passengers to remove books from carry-on luggage

The plan has been discussed by TSA for several weeks now, but it attracted attention this weekend when the American Civil Liberties Union released an analysis of the proposal that noted concerns about passengers having to reveal what they are reading.<p>Some academics object to the idea on the …

Takata Bankruptcy Clouds Auto Industry's Biggest Recall

The bankruptcy of troubled air-bag maker Takata Corp. isn’t just a crisis for its employees and suppliers. It also throws a wild card into one of the …

Takata

SpaceX again launches and lands a used rocket booster

SpaceXlaunched a commercial communications satellite Friday with a previously used first-stage booster and then landed the rocket on a floating sea platform, marking a repeat accomplishment for the company.<p>The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit about 35 minutes after …

Space Exploration

Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company.<p>Mr. Kalanick’s exit came under pressure after hours of …

Venture Capital

Trump's stalled stimulus plan will slow California's job growth, UCLA forecast says

California will increase jobs and incomes more slowly than expected this year, mainly because<p>President Trump’s big spending plans don’t seem to be coming to fruition yet.<p>That's the upshot of the latest forecast from economists at UCLA, released Tuesday, that predicts employment in California will …

Employment

Oil falls, lowest settlement since November output cut deal

Oil prices fell again on Thursday, with a sell-off continuing the day after data showed a surprise surge in U.S. crude inventories, and Brent settled at its lowest since Nov. 29, the eve of an OPEC production cut deal.<p>Brent crude<p>"The market is catching its breath after the inventory report which, …

Oil

European stocks supported by banks, utilities before UK election | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks and utilities supported European stocks on Wednesday, with relief that Spain’s struggling Banco Popular POP.MC was being rescued by Santander (SAN.MC) lifting bank shares.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, …

London Stock Exchange

Haiti Wants The World To Meet Its New Generation Of Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

"Haiti is not open for business. Haiti is open for disruption." says Christine Souffrant Ntim, a Haitian-American entrepreneur and driving force behind the Haiti Tech Summit. Inspired by SXSW, Christine is determined to transform the narrative around Haiti's brand as a nation - from images of …

Startups

Oil, banks trip up European shares | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares slid in thin trade on Friday as shares in energy firms and banks dropped, ending a lackluster week relatively little changed.<p>FILE PHOTO: People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File …

London Stock Exchange

OPEC, non-OPEC extend oil output cut by nine months to fight glut | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC and non-members led by Russia decided on Thursday to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018 as they battle a global glut of crude after seeing prices halve and revenues drop sharply in the past three years.<p>Oil prices dropped more than 4 percent as the market …

Oil