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Friday, July 21, 2017

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump’s criticism

More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers were being laid off Thursday from the company’s Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Panel approves bill to boost testing of self-driving cars

legislation has been approved to allow automakers to increase the testing of self-driving cars on U.S. roads.

Ready-to-cook meals from Amazon in bid to expand groceries

WOULD YOU BUY?? Amazon-branded meal kits come with raw ingredients needed to prepare such meals as chicken tikka masala and falafel patties.

Netflix still piling up viewers — and big programming bills

Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it.

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are ‘unacceptable

Ann Coulter is sparring with Delta on social media...over $30. But Delta is ticked about her insults regarding their employees.

70-year-old Army veteran fired for confronting shoplifters

A 70-year-old Army veteran has been fired from a Home Depot after trying to stop suspected shoplifters from taking thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise.

Dispute could mean financial panic in bitcoin

Got some bitcoin? An internal dispute over the digital currency could soon mean financial losses, whipsawing prices and delays in processing payments.

Facebook fighting court order over law enforcement access

Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments.

Drought in High Plains the worst some farmers have ever seen

Some longtime farmers and ranchers say it’s the worst conditions they’ve seen in decades — possibly their lifetimes — and simple survival has become their goal as a dry summer drags on without a raincloud in sight.

Major insurance groups call part of health bill ‘unworkable’

Two of the insurance industry’s most powerful organizations say a crucial provision in the Senate Republican health care bill allowing the sale of bare-bones policies is “unworkable in any form,” delivering a blow to party leaders’ efforts to win support for their legislation.
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