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Uber suspends Portland pickups while rules drawn up
The agreement signals how Uber is compromising with local authorities to work toward mutual solutions after facing regulatory backlashes across the globe.
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Costco reports federal probe about prescriptions for controlled substances
Costco said Thursday it has been informed by federal attorneys in several districts that they believe the company has violated civil regulations about the handling of prescriptions for controlled substances.
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks
Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
How the AP-GfK Poll was conducted
The Associated Press-GfK poll on drones was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 4-8. No more than 1 time in 20 should chance variations in the sample cause the results to vary by more than plus or minus 3.4 percentage...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to cut that country's access to hard currency and declare...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies
The Sony attack, which U.S. officials blamed on North Korea, was unusual because it included threats of violence if the Hollywood studio released its movie "The Interview," a comedy that depicts the assassination of the North's leader. In May, U.S...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Hellmann's maker Unilever drops suit over 'Just Mayo'
Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising. Unilever said Thursday that it decided to withdraw the lawsuit so that Hampton Creek can address...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains
Director Gore Verbinski ("Pirates of the Caribbean") had imagined the project about an animator who goes to North Korea for work and is accused of espionage as a starring vehicle for Steve Carell. As foreign box office becomes more and more...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
HK court: Property tycoon guilty of corruption
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong jury found a billionaire property developer and a former top government official guilty of corruption Friday after a high profile trial that amplified anger at the city's elite. Prosecutors alleged that the prominent...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM
Companies' data security in question after Sony hack
ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. "The...
Dec 19, 2014 | 12:19 PM