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VW says it's reached agreement to resolve supplier dispute

VW says it's reached agreement to resolve supplier dispute

Volkswagen says the company has reached an agreement with two suppliers in a dispute that forced the company to suspend production of some models in Germany
Published: 08/23/16
Tug boats refloat oil rig that ran aground on Scottish beach

Tug boats refloat oil rig that ran aground on Scottish beach

A salvage team has refloated an oil rig that was blown onto a remote Scottish beach in a storm
Published: 08/23/16

Women in UK see pay gap widen after having children

A new study by the Institute of Fiscal Studies shows that women in Britain earn consistently less once they have children _ even though the overall gender pay gap has narrowed over the past two decades
Published: 08/23/16
Man sought by China settles case in New Zealand for $31M

Man sought by China settles case in New Zealand for $31M

A former pharmaceutical executive who Chinese authorities accuse of embezzling money and fleeing to New Zealand has settled his case for $31 million, in a deal that represents an unusual level of cooperation between the two countries
Published: 08/23/16

Daily fantasy sports cleared to resume in New York state

Daily fantasy sports have been cleared to resume operating in New York, with companies including DraftKings and FanDuel getting permits to again do business in the state
Published: 08/23/16
Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Ryan Lochte loses four major sponsors over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially tried to pass off as an armed robbery
Published: 08/22/16

Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use

Briefly Monday, it looked like the federal government was going to push all 50 states to ban the use of cellphones and other wireless devices while people are driving
Published: 08/22/16
California high court upholds ban on dredges to extract gold

California high court upholds ban on dredges to extract gold

The California Supreme Court says a ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th century federal law that allows mining on federal land
Published: 08/22/16
Stocks end mostly lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline

Stocks end mostly lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline

Stocks closed mostly lower in quiet trading after drifting most of the day between gains and losses
Published: 08/22/16
Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media and technology companies
Published: 08/22/16