A U.S. judge refused to dismiss charges against four Proud Boys leaders over their involvement in the Jan. 6 riot. The judge said they had nonviolent ways to express their opinions.
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Southwest Airlines Co was sued for $10 million on Tuesday by a 68-year-old Florida woman who said the carrier ejected her from a flight because she periodically needed to remove her mask to drink water. Medora Clai Reading said she was wrongly removed from a Jan. 7, 2021, flight to Palm Beach, Florida, from Washington, D.C. after a hostile flight attendant kept demanding that she keep her mask on despite medical issues, including a heart condition and low blood sugar, requiring that she stay hydrated. Southwest had no immediate comment, having yet to review the complaint.
A former Houston Methodist doctor has filed a lawsuit against Houston Methodist asking for Methodist to detail the effects of the vaccines and financial reports.
- Hartford Courant
Aerospace lawsuit targets Collins Aerospace, second segment of Raytheon Technologies to face claims it restricted hiring
A legal challenge against Connecticut’s aerospace industry has broadened to include Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies Corp. subsidiary accused in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday of participating in a no-hire agreement that allegedly crippled career and pay opportunities for engineers. A similar lawsuit in U.S. District Court in December named jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, ...
- Associated Press
In a quiet valley tucked away from Colorado’s bustling ski resorts, far from his hometown in northern Mexico, Trinidad Loya found a way to support his family’s American dream: Coal. The coal plant is closing, along with the mine that feeds it and has nearly 115 more employees, and all the workers will lose their jobs over the next decade, according to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. which partially owns and operates the Craig Station.
The IRS has good news for retirees starting in 2022: you can now keep more money in your tax-deferred retirement accounts thanks to lower required minimum distributions (RMDs). For the first time in 20 years, the Internal Revenue Service has … Continue reading → The post Good News for Retirees: RMD Formula Changing for First Time in Decades appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
(Bloomberg) -- Relations between the U.S. and China are set to remain strained, which could prompt Beijing to continue diversifying its imports of agricultural goods and keep America’s share low, according to Fitch Solutions. Most Read from BloombergFourth Pfizer Dose Is Insufficient to Ward Off Omicron, Israeli Trial SuggestsDeadly Drone Strikes on UAE Raise Gulf Tensions, Roil Oil MarketOne of the World’s Wealthiest Oil Exporters Is Becoming UnlivableOlympic Ticket Sales Halted; Hong Kong Arre
- Black Enterprise
Most millionaire stories come from entrepreneurs who took the leap to leave their jobs to pursue ownership. That's not the case for Jherrod Thomas.
- The Guardian
America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment Exxon, headquartered in Houston, argues that lawsuits filed by out-of-state politicians infringe on the sovereignty of Texas. Photograph: Reginald Mathalone/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock ExxonMobil is attempting to use an unusual Texas law to target and intimidate its critics, claiming that lawsuits against the company over its long history of downplaying and denying the climate c
Employees want to work for and will stay at companies where there’s a culture of flexibility and well-being, writes LinkedIn's chief people officer.
- The Herald-Times
Some business leaders said they believe the pandemic has shifted labor dynamics to the detriment of employers — and to the benefit of workers.
- Charlotte Observer
The latest opening comes less than a year after the Salisbury-based grocery chain, Food Lion, opened another Charlotte store as grocers continue to battle for market share.
- American City Business Journals
Developer Texas LNG Brownsville LLC aims to make a final investment decision on the South Texas export project this year.
- NBC News
A Tennessee man was awarded more than $9 million after he was served cleaning liquid instead of water at a Marion County Cracker Barrel.
Global inflation - the rate at which prices rise - is at its highest since 2008. Here are seven reasons why.
- The Hill
Drugmaker Gilead Sciences said that counterfeit versions of its HIV medicines ended up in the hands of patients in a lawsuit unsealed on Tuesday.Gilead discovered that 85,247 bottles of counterfeit medicine were sold to pharmacies and patients over the past two years, Lori Mayall, head of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection at the company, said in a statement. The more than $250 million worth of medicine includes fake pills and genuine...
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The battle will be joined on Wednesday. According to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, the NFL is due to file a response to former Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit on Wednesday. Gruden accuses the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell of leaking his emails to former Washington executive Bruce Allen in an effort to force Gruden’s ouster. [more]
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- The Hill
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a long-running case that would decide the fate of a renowned work of art stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish family fleeing Germany at the outset of World War II.The court is being asked to decide the case, which concerns a Camille Pissarro painting, on extremely technical legal issues involving which laws should be applied to determine the piece's rightful owners.David Boies, an attorney for the...
- Motley Fool
Toyota Motor (NYSE: TM) said for months that it would be able to deliver 9 million vehicles in its current fiscal year ending on March 31 -- despite the ongoing global shortage of semiconductors. Toyota said that tight chip supplies have forced it to cut its February production plan by about 150,000 vehicles. Toyota's announcement has some implications for investors in any automaker, old or new.
- The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Companies are bracing for another round of potentially debilitating supply chain disruptions as China, home to about one-third of global manufacturing, imposes sweeping lockdowns in an attempt to keep the omicron variant at bay. The measures have already confined tens of millions of people to their homes in several Chinese cities and contributed to a suspension of connecting flights through Hong Kong from much of the world for the next month. At least 20 million people, or about 1.5