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Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire

Sep. 18, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. must pay more than $6.7 million in damages in the death of a garbage truck driver killed when a tire he was inflating exploded, a judge in a New Orleans suburb has ruled. Elwood Breaux Jr. was working for Plaquemines Parish when the "zipper failure"...

Asian shares higher as China-US trade talks set to resume

Jul. 30, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday as envoys from the U.S. and China prepared to resume trade talks, this time in Shanghai. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.3% to 21,687.22 after the Bank of Japan opted to keep its policy intact and leave its benchmark interest rate at minus...

Alphabet, Twitter soar; Goodyear, Merit Medical sink

Jul. 26, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Alphabet Inc., up $109.28 to $1,245.22. The parent company of Google bounced back from a rough first quarter and blew past analysts' profit forecasts. Amazon.com Inc., down $30.77 to $1,943.05. The retail giant reported a rare...