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New safety rules set training standards for train dispatchers and signal repairmen

OMAHA, Neb. — New federal certification rules finalized Monday for train dispatchers and signal repairmen will set minimum standards to counteract the investor pressure on railroads to continually cut costs while making sure those employees have the skills they need to operate all the high-tech systems on today’s trains. The new Federal Railroad Administration rules […]

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Uber and Lyft say they won't leave Minnesota after all — and drivers are getting a raise

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said Monday they will keep operating in Minnesota now that state lawmakers have passed a measure that will increase driver pay, but at a lower rate than approved by Minneapolis officials earlier this year. Although the new pay minimums are less than the rate approved by

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Drone pilot can't offer mapping without North Carolina surveyor's license, court says

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina board that regulates land surveyors didn’t violate a drone photography pilot’s constitutional rights when it told him to stop advertising and offering aerial map services because he lacked a state license, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday. The panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in

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Bankruptcy judge approves Genesis Global plan to refund $3 billion to creditors, crypto customers

A bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan by the cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global to return about $3 billion to its creditors and investors, including thousands of people who New York regulators say were defrauded by the company ALBANY, N.Y. — A bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan by the cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global

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2 top Penguin Random House editors are leaving amid ongoing changes at publishing house

NEW YORK — Two top editors at Penguin Random House are leaving as the country’s leading trading publisher continues to transform during a period of uncertain revenues and generational change. The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a Penguin Random House division, announced Monday the departures of Alfred A. Knopf publisher Reagan Arthur and Pantheon/Schocken publisher Lisa

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Kosovo shuts 6 Serb bank branches over use of the dinar currency in a move that could raise tensions

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo police on Monday closed six branches of a Serbia-licensed bank in line with the decision on the ban of the use of the Serbian dinar currency in the country, a move that has raised tension with neighboring Serbia. A police statement said they closed the branches of the Postal Savings Bank,

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A Widely Used Criminal Justice Algorithm For Assessing Child Pornography Recidivism Is Flawed

A Widely Used Criminal Justice Algorithm For Assessing Child Pornography Recidivism Is Flawed The CPORT algorithm, commonly used to estimate the risk that a child pornography offender will offend again, hasn’t been validated for use in the U.S. By Nicholas Scurich & Daniel Krauss Richard Ross/Getty Images In today’s criminal justice system, there are more

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Senate report finds parts made with China's forced labor in cars by BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and VW

WASHINGTON — BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen have bought parts made by a Chinese company sanctioned under a 2021 law for using forced labor, a Senate inquiry found, prompting lawmakers to call for stricter enforcement. The automakers responded to the Senate report, released Monday, by saying they have taken action to bring their cars

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Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan F. Boesky, the flamboyant stock trader whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street, has died at the age of 87. His daughter Marianne Boesky told The New York Times on Monday that he died in his sleep, and his wife confirmed Boesky’s death to

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Saudi Arabia's national carrier orders more than 100 new Airbus jets as it ramps up tourism push

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s national airline ordered more than 100 new Airbus jets, a reflection of the kingdom’s ambitious drive to lure more tourists. Saudia Group, which represents the Saudia airline and its budget carrier Flyadeal, said Monday that it ordered 105 aircraft from the French aerospace company’s A320neo family of jets, including

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