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17 10, 2019

Lawmakers Urge Trade Officials to Remove Tech Liability Shield

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers is stepping up efforts to have U.S. trade officials eliminate a legal liability shield that tech companies are pushing to keep in new agreements, including a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement …

17 10, 2019

New Pratt Engine Checks After Swiss A220 Diverts To Paris

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PARIS/VIENNA — Pratt & Whitney recommended checks on engines on Airbus A220 aircraft and some Embraer jets after a Geneva-bound Swiss jet diverted to Paris with an engine problem, prompting the grounding of the rest of the airline’s A220 fleet. …

17 10, 2019

Boeing 737 Max Victims’ Lawyers to Subpoena Southwest, American Airlines

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CHICAGO — Lawyers representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March are set to issue subpoenas to Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, the two biggest U.S. operators of the jet, according to documents …

17 10, 2019

Earthquake Probed As Possible Cause of California Fuel Fire

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CROCKETT, Calif. — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and trapped thousands in their homes for hours …

17 10, 2019

Western Governors Want Nuclear Testing Compensation Expanded

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BOISE, Idaho — Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recognizes, Western governors said. The Western Governors’ Association on Friday sent letters to …

17 10, 2019

Business News: FM Global Research Lab, Friss and Munich Re, MedRisk and Raintree

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FM Global Expands Research Lab FM Global, an international commercial property insurer, had opened a electrical hazards and gas detection laboratory on its research campus in West Glocester, Rhode Island. The carrier said in a press release that the facility …

17 10, 2019

Bayer Expects Significant Surge In Number of U.S. Glyphosate Cases

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter, as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings …

17 10, 2019

CRU Group, HomeCare Connect and ATF Medical Announce Appointments

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CRU Group Appoints VP for Southeast Region CRU Group Adjusting Services, a Toronto-based independent adjusting firm with offices in the U.S. and Canada, has appointed Tim Lalaian as vice president for its Southeast Region. Lalaian is responsible for CRU Group’s …

16 10, 2019

Safety Board Says Corroded Pipe Led to Philadelphia Refinery Fire

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NEW YORK, Oct 16 — An old, degraded piece of metal pipe that had not been tested for corrosion led to a June fire and explosions at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation …

16 10, 2019

California Fuel Tank Fire Contained, and Shelter Order Ends

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A fire at a San Francisco-area fuel terminal is contained after spewing black smoke high in the air, snarling rush-hour traffic and prompting officials to ask residents to take shelter. Authorities are working to assess any health threat from the …