Industry Regulation

The Latest: Utilities president blasts PG&E over outages

Oct 18, 2019

California's top utilities regulator says she's astounded by the lack of basic preparation Pacific Gas & Electric officials took in readying for a pre-emptive power shut-off that affected more than 2 million people

Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

Oct 15, 2019

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.

APNewsBreak: Wisconsin GOP to let disabled lawmaker call in

Oct 8, 2019

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly intend to change their rules to allow a paralyzed Democratic lawmaker to phone into committee meetings he can't attend in person

Rwanda deports US pastor whose radio station had been banned

Oct 8, 2019

Rwanda deports US pastor whose radio station had been banned after women were called 'evil'

Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines went into records after crash

Oct 7, 2019

AP Exclusive: Ethiopian Airlines' former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint that the carrier went into maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he contends was part of a pattern of corruption

Hong Kong suspends trains, appeals to public after rioting

Oct 5, 2019

All subway and trains services are closed in Hong Kong after another night of rampaging violence that a new ban on face masks failed to quell

High-flying marijuana vapes take hit from health scare

Sep 26, 2019

Unsolved health illnesses are harming the high-flying marijuana vape market, which is looking to reassure customers as the number of sickened grows

Seoul: US-N Korea nuke talks will likely resume in 2-3 weeks

Sep 24, 2019

South Korea's spy agency says that nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will likely resume within two to three weeks

Rule would bar grad assistant unionizing at private schools

Sep 20, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board has proposed a new rule that would strip graduate teaching assistants at private universities of their right to collective bargaining

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

Sep 20, 2019

Twenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks