Monday, November 20, 2017

National Business

Nevada refusing Pfizer demand for return of execution drugs

An official says Nevada doesn't plan to return one of the drugs obtained for use in an upcoming execution, despite a demand by pharmaceutical company Pfizer that its drugs not be used for lethal injections
Published: 11/18/17
Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

A new combination of drugs that Nevada wants to use for its first execution in more than a decade carries serious risks
Published: 11/18/17
Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'

Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'

Lawyer for South American soccer official charged in corruption case involving the sport's governing body calls key witness at New York trial 'serial liar'
Published: 11/18/17
California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1

The rules that will govern California's legal marijuana economy next year have been published, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future
Published: 11/17/17
Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3

Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3

Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Alabama, Hawaii and Texas last month, and dropped in 9 other US states
Published: 11/17/17

Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly

A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years
Published: 11/17/17
VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon

VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon

The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's as part of its effort to expand private health care
Published: 11/17/17

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Retailers and smaller US companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains
Published: 11/17/17
Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

US stock indexes finish lower as technology companies return some of the previous day's gains
Published: 11/17/17

Shares of online styling service Stitch Fix has flat debut

Shares of online clothing service Stitch Fix jump 14 percent in their stock market debut after the company raised $120 million in an initial public offering
Published: 11/17/17