Wednesday, June 20, 2018

National Business

Minnesota PUC opens hearings on Enbridge Line 3 replacement

Passions ran high though people remained polite as Minnesota regulators opened a key hearing on Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota
Published: 06/18/18

Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot

Massachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from appearing before voters in November
Published: 06/18/18
Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda
Published: 06/18/18
Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change
Published: 06/18/18
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing many young players
Published: 06/18/18
Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century
Published: 06/18/18
World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.
Published: 06/18/18
Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline
Published: 06/17/18
Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover
Published: 06/17/18

Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency
Published: 06/17/18