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Face scans for international travelers at Florida airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport...


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Former employee sued by Tesla says he was a whistleblower

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


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Walker signs bonding bill that has already prompted lawsuit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker has signed into law a bonding bill that has already drawn a legal challenge. The bill proposes establishing a new state corporation that would be empowered to sell up to $1 billion in bonds to pay off the state’s remaining oil tax credit obligations. The...


Business

Ethics spotlight is back on Wilbur Ross

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - As a wealthy and experienced investor, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was expected to bring polish and sagacity to his job in the Trump cabinet. But a Forbes magazine report this week has suggested Ross has brought tarnish and imprudence. The magazine...


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Tesla sues former employee as Musk signals hunt for saboteurs

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


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Venezuela president boosts minimum wage as inflation soars

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s president says he is again raising the minimum wage, though it still will be below the equivalent of $2 a month as inflation soars in the crisis-stricken country. President Nicolas Maduro made the announcement Wednesday before a cheering crowd of workers. It is...


National Business

The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

Battle For Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — The mouse is chasing the fox. Disney is offering more than $71 billion for Fox’s entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast’s nearly $66 billion offer . The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new imperative among entertainment and telecommunications firms. They...


World

UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The British government saw its flagship Brexit legislation pass through Parliament on Wednesday, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country’s departure from the European Union. The EU Withdrawal Bill was approved after Prime Minister Theresa May’s...


Business

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram TV

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they’re looking for something to watch on their smartphones. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram’s video time limit...


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Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Migrant Children Airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration’s recent policy of...


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