Industry Regulation

Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has little impact

Aug 21, 2019

A strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law

Aug 20, 2019

The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws

Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee names

Aug 17, 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors

Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into Khartoum

Aug 16, 2019

The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago

US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

Aug 15, 2019

US makes new push to add disturbing images of smoking-related diseases to cigarettes

21 states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

Aug 14, 2019

A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

Opponents of refinery location take case to Supreme Court

Aug 8, 2019

Two environmental groups who say North Dakota regulators should have intervened in the location of an oil refinery near the state's top tourist attraction, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, are taking their case to the state Supreme Court

Hannity to de Blasio: 'You drive me crazy!'

Aug 8, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sparred, clashed and laughed with Fox News host Sean Hannity