- Manufacturer: Drones should transmit identifier for security
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 12:45 PM
The world's largest manufacturer of civilian drones is proposing that the craft transmit identification information to help law enforcement and safety agencies figure out which might belong to rogue operators. DJI, a Chinese company, said in a paper released Monday that radio transmissions of an identification code could help allay security concerns while also protecting operators' privacy. Anyone with the proper radio receiver could obtain those transmissions, but only law enforcement officials or aviation regulators would be able to identify the operator. Law enforcement agencies and the U.
- Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 12:26 PM
Uber says its self-driving cars remains suspended in Arizona and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, following a crash over the weekend. There were no serious injuries reported in the incident in Tempe, Arizona on Friday night.
- Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory
Associated Press, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 03:20 AM
French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike amid mounting protests over crime and economic difficulty that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U. S. travel warning.
- Asian stocks weaker as US health overhaul failure lingers
Miami Herald, Monday - 03/27/2017 - 03:08 AM
Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U. S. administration following the …
- Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 03/26/2017 - 07:17 AM
Russia's energy minister says there's "94 percent" compliance on a six-month oil production cut among OPEC members and non-cartel nations, as well as discussions about continuing the cuts to boost crude prices.
- New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 03/26/2017 - 03:48 AM
Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."
- Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
Associated Press, Saturday - 03/25/2017 - 08:03 AM
House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.
- India's Reliance Industries penalized for alleged fraud
Miami Herald, Saturday - 03/25/2017 - 05:17 AM
India's markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago. The multibillion-dollar …
- Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 04:47 PM
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says after the battle over health care, the administration will turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August.
- Geologist: Shell concealing hazards from Nigerian oil spills
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 07:40 AM
A German geologist says Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the…
- German Parliament passes toll for passenger cars
Kansas City Star, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 06:49 AM
Germany's Parliament has passed a law introducing a road toll for passenger cars. The disputed law, which was passed Friday, had long been questioned by other European countries and European …
- Eurozone economy keeps accelerating in face of uncertainties
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 03/24/2017 - 06:49 AM
A survey of business managers indicates economic growth in the 19-country eurozone has accelerated to a near six-year high.
- Pilots' union says AA is leaving standby passengers behind
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 03/23/2017 - 06:56 PM
The head of the pilots' union says American Airlines is leaving thousands of standby passengers at the gate to make sure that flights depart on time. Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said Thursday that nearly 20,000 passengers were denied boarding in February even though there were empty seats.