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Trump impeachment trial fight for Bolton testimony echoes Monica Lewinsky

FILE PHOTO: White House former national security advisor John Bolton delivers remarks on North Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think tank in Washington, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

John Bolton, fired last September from his job as White House national security adviser, is the potential prize witness in Republican President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Democrats believe he possesses damaging information and want him to testify, while many Republicans, who control the Senate, do not want to hear from him.  Full Article 

FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits following a hearing in his sexual assault case at New York State Supreme Court in New York, U.S., December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial enters second week

Jury selection in the high-profile rape trial of Harvey Weinstein is expected to enter its second week Monday, as the judge and lawyers in the case choose a panel of 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former movie producer's fate.  Full Article 

The CNN Headquarters is pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

WarnerMedia's CNN to pay $76 million to settle dispute with Team Video Services

WarnerMedia's news channel CNN, owned by AT&T Inc, on Friday agreed to pay $76 million in backpay to settle a long-standing dispute over the termination of a contract with camera operators Team Video Services (TVS).  Full Article 

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Government experts urge new talc testing standards amid asbestos worries

An expert panel formed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has endorsed asbestos testing standards for cosmetics that reject long-held industry positions and reflect those of public health authorities and experts for thousands of plaintiffs who allege contaminated talc products caused their cancers.

WarnerMedia's CNN to pay $76 million to settle dispute with Team Video Services

WarnerMedia's news channel CNN, owned by AT&T Inc, on Friday agreed to pay $76 million in backpay to settle a long-standing dispute over the termination of a contract with camera operators Team Video Services (TVS).

U.S. regulator seeks to fine Boeing $5.4 million for defective parts on 737 MAX planes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it was seeking to fine Boeing Co $5.4 million, alleging it failed to prevent the installation of defective parts on 737 MAX airplanes.

U.S. regulator allows Bank of America to fund housing advisers

Bank of America Corp can fund agencies that advise struggling home buyers under a relaxed regulatory program unveiled in September, the U.S. consumer watchdog said on Friday.

Boeing's ousted CEO departs with $62 million, even without severance pay

老虎机技术打法Boeing Co's ousted chief executive officer, Dennis Muilenburg, is leaving the company with $62 million in compensation and pension benefits but will receive no severance pay in the wake of the 737 MAX crisis.

'Designed by clowns': Boeing employees ridicule 737 MAX, regulators in internal messages

Boeing Co has released hundreds of internal messages that contained harshly critical comments about the development of the 737 MAX, including one that said the plane was "designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys".

U.S. judge opens Justice Department's T-Mobile/Sprint deal approval to comments

老虎机技术打法A federal judge who is set to assess the Justice Department's approval of T-Mobile US's plan to buy rival Sprint Corp said on Friday he would allow comments filed to the court about the $26 billion telecoms deal.

Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees under Trump order

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the federal resettlement program.

Congressional watchdog to review Trump administration's use of biofuel waivers

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will review the Trump administration's use of waivers exempting oil refineries from the nation's biofuel blending requirements, according to a letter dated Friday, after lawmakers called for an investigation.

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Unions say NLRB proposals on labor elections would restrict workers' rights

Some of the country's largest private-sector unions have told the National Labor Relations Board that its trio of proposals aimed at making it easier for workers to reject or decertify unions would instead restrict their rights to free choice.  Read more 

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