SEC commissioner decries agency’s deal with Tesla’s Musk

(Reuters) – A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. FILE PHOTO: Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk (C) exits after attending a S.E.C. hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo MunozThe head […]

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China, U.S. start latest trade talks after ‘nice’ working dinner

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States began their latest talks in Beijing on Wednesday aimed at ending a bitter trade war, after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had a “nice” working dinner the night before with China Vice Premier Liu He. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, poses with U.S. Treasury […]

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Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine

(Reuters) – Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casino near Boston due to open in June. FILE PHOTO: The Encore Boston Harbor, built […]

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Latest round of China-U.S. trade talks start in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) – The latest round of China-U.S. trade talks began in Beijing on Wednesday, as both countries look to end their bitter trade war. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He greeted U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer as they arrived at a state guest house in Beijing. The three men […]

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Mom of Child Struck, Killed by Semi Pleads for Driver to Come Forward

ORLANDO, Fla. — A mother is pleading for answers in her 10-year-old son Kevin Pope’s death after he was struck by a semi truck last Wednesday while riding his bike home from school.   Kevin Pope’s mom Adrienne Edmonson speaks to media about his death She wants the driver to come forward so her family […]

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Lawmakers Eager to End Disaster Relief Bill Standstill

WASHINGTON — It’s been nearly six months since Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle, but a disaster relief bill is still in limbo on Capitol Hill. A group of bipartisan lawmakers came together Tuesday to call for Congress to act. Lawmakers want Congress to act on disaster relief bill Bill hung up over how much aid […]

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Clashes in Venezuela Prompt Show of Solidarity in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tension is erupting in Venezuela as opposition leader Juan Guaido is trying to force out President Nicolas Maduro.Anti-government demonstrators clashed with troops loyal to Maduro at an air base in the capital, hours after Guaidó took to the streets in a risky attempt to lead a military uprising against Maduro. Many Venezuelans […]

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2 Dead, 4 Others Injured at UNCC; Suspect in Custody

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A suspect is in custody following a campus shooting that left two dead and four people injured. It happened at UNC Charlotte on Tuesday afternoon. The school sent out a tweet telling people on campus to “Run, Hide, Fight,”. They said the shooting was reported near the Kennedy building. Officials say the scene […]

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Judge approves Musk, SEC agreement over Twitter use by CEO

FILE PHOTO: Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk (C) exits after attending a S.E.C. hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo MunozNEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk’s […]

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Facebook overhauls design as it pivots to private messaging

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past scandals while tapping new revenue sources. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about privacy during his keynote at […]

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