Report: Bill O’Reilly settled sexual harassment claim from Fox News contributor for $32 million – Washington Post

A new report says that Bill O’Reilly settled a sexual harassment allegation by a longtime Fox News contributor before his “O’Reilly Factor”contract was renewed. (Richard Drew/AP) Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly secretly settled a sexual harassment allegation with a network contributor for $32 million — the largest, by far, of six such agreements that […]

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries – Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus’s (AIR.PA) coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal. The European planemaker secured the deal for Bombardier’s (BBDb.TO) CSeries program […]

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage – Washington Post

WASHINGTON — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that the U.N. agency that sets global aviation standards prohibit passengers from putting laptops […]

General Electric profit falls, missing expectations, will cut $20 billion in businesses – USA TODAY

General Electric profit falls, missing expectations, will cut $20 billion in businesses – USA TODAY

GE earnings dip, missing Wall Street’s expectations.(Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) General Electric’s earnings tumbled in the third quarter, missing Wall Street’s expectations as the company said that it will pare $20 billion in businesses within the next two years to make its operations more efficient.     x Embed x Share CLOSE Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in […]

8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresser – ABC News

8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresser – ABC News

An eighth child has been killed by an Ikea dresser that was recalled more than a year ago because of its propensity to tip over. Two-year-old Jozef Dudek of California was killed when a three-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over and crushed him during naptime. The family’s lawyer, Daniel J. Mann of Philadelphia, said the accident […]

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks – CNNMoney

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks – CNNMoney

Comments made by Swiss investment adviser Marc Faber about race triggered a swift backlash. Faber, who is well known for his market pessimism and often referred to as “Dr. Doom,” said in the October edition of his “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report” that it’s a good thing white people colonized America. ‘; var storytext = […]