Corporate News

Toshiba, Western Digital make peace on sale of chip unit

Dec 13, 2017

Toshiba, Western Digital deal clears way for life-saving sale of chip unit

Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands

Dec 13, 2017

The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has violated its rights by demanding $3.2 million to settle a three-year investigation

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics

Dec 13, 2017

The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members

Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior

Dec 13, 2017

Five female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain

New Zealand space launch scrubbed from remote launch site

Dec 13, 2017

A space launch has been scrubbed from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight

Arkansas lawmakers ask panel to reconsider dicamba ban

Dec 13, 2017

Arkansas lawmakers have recommended state regulators reconsider their plan to ban a controversial herbicide that's been blamed for widespread damage by farmers who say it's drifted onto their crops

Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

Dec 12, 2017

Congressional Republicans are speeding toward passing a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks

Italian prosecutors seek to shelve Hacking Team breach case

Dec 12, 2017

Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question mark over a dramatic release of material that embarrassed intelligence figures around the world

Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft

Dec 12, 2017

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia

Venezuela orders probe into ex-oil czar, UN ambassador

Dec 12, 2017

The chief prosecutor in Venezuela says his office has launched a probe into the country's former oil czar and ambassador to the United Nations

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