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April 28, 2017 - 2:14 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand say they have begun the process of requesting an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident almost five years ago but never charged. National police chief Chaktip Chaijinda announced that the effort to...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2015, file photo shows signage inside the YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles. YouTube’s inability to keep ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google’s digital family into a problem child. The key question is whether a recently launched ad boycott of YouTube turns out to be short-lived or the start of a long-term marketing shift away that undercuts Google’s growth, as well as Alphabet Inc., its corporate parent. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
April 27, 2017 - 6:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for Dr. David Dao, speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight on April 9, igniting a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. United and Dao's lawyers declined to disclose financial terms of the settlement. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
April 27, 2017 - 6:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said the agreement includes a provision...
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In this April 6, 2017 photo provided by Amtrak, Amtrak workers do repairs on railroad tracks in a tunnel at New York's Penn Station. Amtrak officials said on Thursday, April 27, 2017 that necessary work on tracks and signals at New York's Pennsylvania Station will begin in May and continue through the summer. Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this summer because New York's Penn Station is in dire need of repair work. (Amtrak via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station, are likely to see more delays this summer because it's in dire need of repair work, Amtrak officials said Thursday. Work on tracks and signals will begin in May and...
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A look at the effective tax rates paid by some of the largest U.S. companies over the last five years.
April 27, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate taxes compared with other developed countries. That means companies that make most of their money inside the U.S. pay more in taxes than companies that...
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Workers at an Amazon Go store, currently open only to Amazon employees, are seen through an exterior window as they make sandwiches inside, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Seattle. Amazon.com Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of $724 million. The Seattle-based company said it had profit of $1.48 per share, topping Wall Street expectations. Amazon Go shops are convenience stores that don't use cashiers or checkout lines, but use a tracking system that of sensors, algorithms, and cameras to determine what a customer has bought. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 27, 2017 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Is the online giant of retail also looking to conquer physical stores? Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during which time it's opened a half-dozen bookstores that double as gadget emporia, a score of campus bookstores that don't sell books and a convenience...
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FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, file photo shows the sign in the window of a Starbucks in Pittsburgh. On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, some Starbucks customers said on social media that they got free drinks because of an outage of the chain's registers. The company said the outage was the result of an overnight technology update. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 27, 2017 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says a key sales figure rose 3 percent in the U.S., but that the increase was the result of higher average spending and that customer transactions were down. The coffee chain attributed the decline to a change in its loyalty program that led to people no longer splitting...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won't add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 27, 2017 - 4:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the company to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said...
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In this file photo taken Dec. 11, 2015 at the Baltic port of Swinoujscie, Poland, the giant liquefied natural gas tanker Al Nuaman, carrying some 200,000 cubic meters of liquefied gas from Qatar, arrives in Swonoujscie, the first delivery to the freshly-built LNG terminal, as Poland seeks to cut its dependence on gas deliveries from Russia. Poland's officials said Thursday, April 27, 2017, the country has just signed its first purchase of LNG from a U.S. supplier. (AP Photo/ Lukasz Szelemej, file)
April 27, 2017 - 3:56 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday. The head of Polish gas giant PGNiG, Piotr Wozniak, called it a "...
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April 27, 2017 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate taxes compared with other developed countries. That means companies that make most of their money inside the U.S. pay more in taxes than companies that...
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