Ford shareholders reject stock proposal Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
GM records highest profit ever DETROIT (AP) — General Motors earned its largest profit ever in 2011, two years after it nearly collapsed into financial ruin. Strong sales in the U.S. and China helped the 103-year-old carmaker turn a profit of $7.6 billion, beating its old record of $6 ... 02/16/2012 - 12:51 pm | View Link
GM records its highest profit ever: $7.6 billion DETROIT - General Motors (GM) earned its largest profit ever in 2011, two years after it nearly collapsed into financial ruin. Strong sales in the U.S. and China helped the 103-year-old carmaker turn a profit of $7.6 billion, beating its old record of $6.7 ... 02/16/2012 - 1:15 am | View Link
GM records its highest profit ever DETROIT – General Motors earned its largest profit ever in 2011, two years after it nearly collapsed into financial ruin. Strong sales in the U.S. and China helped the 103-year-old carmaker turn a profit of $7.6 billion, beating its old record of $6.7 ... 02/15/2012 - 11:34 pm | View Link
GM records its highest profit ever DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors earned its highest profit ever last year. The 103-year-old company made $7.6 billion in 2011, up 62 percent from 2010. Full-year revenue rose 11 percent to $105 billion. North America led the way with a $7.2 billion pretax ... 02/15/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
GM Records Its Highest Profit Ever DETROIT (AP) — General Motors earned its biggest profit ever in 2011, but signs are emerging that its momentum could slow. Strong sales in the U.S. and China helped the carmaker turn a profit of $7.6 billion, beating its old record of $6.7 billion in ... 02/15/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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GM, Ford Raise Profit Sharing Check Amounts For Workers ... General Motors and Ford will provide hourly workers with larger profit sharing checks than last year after both automakers saw profits rise in 2013. 03/3/2014 - 10:34 am | View Website
GM, Ford drive up profit-sharing checks for workers ... Hourly workers at General Motors and Ford Motor Co.’s local plants are cashing in on their employers’ profitable 2013. United Auto Workers members at the three ... 02/28/2014 - 6:37 pm | View Website
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Insp. Paulette Freill said a suspect has been arrested in the Netherlands and charged with extortion, luring and criminal harassment and possession of child pornography for the purpose of distribution.
Amanda Todd brought the problem of cyber bullying to mainstream attention in Canada after she posted a video on YouTube in which she told her story with handwritten signs, describing how she was lured by a stranger to expose her breasts on a webcam.
Dutch prosecutors said they filed indecent assault and child pornography charges against the man.
"The suspicions against the man are that he approached underage girls via the Internet and then seduced them into performing sexual acts in front of a webcam," prosecutors said in a statement.
Lawyer Van Dijk said he doesn't believe prosecutors have sufficient evidence to convict his client, and said that even if there is evidence of unlawful activity on his computer, it may have been hacked.
Fans of The Wire will remember how the fictional Omar Little made a livelihood off robbing drug dealers. Now imagine how much easier his job would have been if he had his own eye in the sky. While police departments in the US are now starting to adopt drone technology for surveillance, some criminals in England have been turning the technology to their advantage to target victims—specifically, marijuana growers.
According to a report in The Independent, criminals have taken a page out of the playbook of law enforcement and the military, using drones to carry an infrared camera aloft to search for the heat given off by the grow lights used by large-scale pot growers.
Cadillac has been lampooned by Ford and criticized by others for "Poolside," the 2014 ad for its electric-hybrid ELR that praises rich Americans who work constantly and enjoy material benefits such as "the upside of only taking two weeks off in August." Uwe Ellinghaus, Cadillac's marketing chief, says he expected this kind of reaction.
The new policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.