Tag: regulations

Pence to Obama: Economy Booming Because Trump Administration Rolling Back Failed Obama Policies

Vice President Mike Pence had a message for former President Barack Obama at the Values Voter Summit Saturday: the American economy is booming because the Trump administration is rolling back Obama administration policies. “It’s been two years of promises made and promises kept, and we’re just getting started,” Pence told the conference audience in Washington, […]

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Japan’s Minor Scandal: Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Apologize for Improper Vehicle Testing

Japan’s automotive industry finds itself in the midst of a minor scandal. Last year, the Japanese government ordered manufacturers to investigate their operations after it was revealed that Subaru and Nissan conducting improper testing for decades. Initially, the issue seemed to revolve around a widespread laziness that allowed uncertified employees to conduct final inspection procedures. […]

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PSA: Drone flight restrictions are in force in the UK from today

Consumers using drones in the UK have new safety restrictions they must obey from today, with a change to the law prohibiting drones from being flown above 400ft or within 1km of an airport boundary. Anyone caught flouting the new restrictions could be charged with recklessly or negligently acting in a manner likely to endanger an […]

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Johnson & Johnson slammed with $4.7 billion verdict for asbestos-laced baby powder

Johnson & Johnson has been hit with multiple lawsuits recently surrounding what they did and did not know about the contents of their famed “baby powder,” and its potential relationship with cervical and ovarian cancer. There are over 9,000 similar lawsuits going on right now. Big verdicts have come down saying Johnson & Johnson owes hundreds of millions […]

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Trump’s court pick would be murder on the environment—and consumers wouldn’t fare well either

He got on the list for being an extremist, so of course he’s an extremist. That was the whole point. Nobody found it too surprising to learn that Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is, when it comes to his feelings on the government, a bit of a crackpot; being a crackpot is the only […]

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Scott Pruitt’s turning the Environmental Protection Agency into a wish-granting center for lobbyists

Scott Pruitt Can anyone really claim to be surprised that an Environmental Protection Agency run by a man who got a sweet under-market apartment rental from a lobbyist’s family is being run for the benefit of lobbyists and big business? EPA emails obtained by Democratic senators show the extent to which Scott Pruitt is using the […]

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Uber is in court to appeal London license loss by claiming it’s changed

Uber is in court in the UK today to try to overturn a decision by London’s transport regulator last fall to withdraw its license to operate in the city — where it claims to have some 3.5 million regular users. Its appeal is being heard in Westminster Magistrates Court from today, with the hearing expected […]

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