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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Trade panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry

Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers

Fed agency urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hacked

The Securities and Exchange Commission, responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors, was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally.

Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

A report by the Government Accountability Office said airline officials told GAO investigators that base air fares are now lower than before airlines began separately charging passengers for checked bags, reservation changes, priority boarding and other services.

Websites for travelers who need info on hurricane regions

Here are some online resources to help you keep track of which destinations are good to go, which are cleaning up and which are off-limits to tourists for now.

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online...

State, federal authorities proposing new rules on Equifax

This is on top of the lawsuits already filed against Equifax by state attorneys general, and a multitude of lawsuits filed that are seeking class-action status.

Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.

An odd trend in wheat country: not much wheat

An odd thing has happened in wheat country — a lot of farmers aren’t planting wheat. Thanks to a global grain glut that has caused prices and profits to plunge, this year farmers planted the fewest acres of wheat since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began keeping records nearly a century ago.

Bitcoin … the way to the future or path to financial...

Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a “fraud.”

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

The National Survey of Early Care and Education said in a 2015 report that just 2 percent of the child care centers it surveyed offer child care in the evening. Six percent provide overnight care and 3 percent have weekend hours.
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