Industry regulation

FILE- This June 25, 2018 shows Faron Bryant looking over his property after wildfires swept through his neighborhood on Ridge Road in Eastpoint, Fla. Bryant's home only lost its siding, but his workshop, a truck and boat were destroyed. Adam Putnam, Florida's agriculture commissioner, said Wednesday, June 27, 2018, that a controlled burn by state contractors sparked a wildfire that destroyed 36 homes and burned more than 800 acres. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
June 27, 2018 - 9:55 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A controlled burn by state contractors sparked a wildfire that destroyed 36 homes and burned more than 800 acres (320 hectares) and officials have suspended the practice statewide, Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture said Wednesday. Adam Putnam said an investigation by...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam High Court, Malaysia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Lawyers for two Southeast Asian women accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un began their closing arguments Wednesday in a high-profile trial that could send the women to the gallows. (AP Photo/Voon Chong)
June 27, 2018 - 5:01 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Circumstantial evidence against two women accused of poisoning to death the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader is feeble, the women's lawyers told a court on Wednesday, as they urged the judge to acquit their clients. Siti Aisyah, 25, of Indonesia and Doan Thi...
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June 26, 2018 - 6:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly introduced bipartisan legislation calls for stringent congressional oversight of U.S. nuclear diplomacy with North Korea as President Donald Trump looks to strike a deal with Kim Jong Un. It comes two weeks after a historic summit where North Korea committed to "complete...
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A College Area Pregnancy Services (CAPS) clinic is seen Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in San Diego. The Supreme Court on Tuesday effectively put an end to a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 26, 2018 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday effectively put an end to a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. The 5-4 ruling also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois. The California law took effect in 2016. It...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, an Uber App is displayed on a phone in London. Uber is beginning its court case to remain on the streets of London, arguing that the ride-hailing app has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year. Lawyers for the company are opening their case Monday, June 25, 2018 at Westminster Magistrates Court in an effort to overturn Transport for London's ruling last September that Uber was not a "fit and proper" company after repeated lapses in corporate responsibility. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
June 26, 2018 - 1:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — A London court gave ride-hailing firm Uber a shorter than usual license to keep operating in the capital, accepting Tuesday the firm's claim that it has changed its aggressive corporate tactics and is now a more responsible corporate citizen. But Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot...
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The undated photo released by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows inside of the HHS' unaccompanied alien children program facility at Tornillo, Texas. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The children at the center of the national debate over President Donald Trump's immigration policy have been heard about but rarely seen. News organizations say they are pushing back every day against Trump administration restrictions on access to facilities where children separated...
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FILE - This March 9, 2010, file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change that received widespread attention has thrown out the underlying lawsuits that sought to hold big oil companies liable for the role of fossil fuels in the Earth's warming environment. Judge William Alsup in San Francisco said Monday, June 25, 2018, that Congress and the president, not a federal judge, were best suited to address fossil fuels' contribution to global warming. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
June 25, 2018 - 10:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change that received widespread attention ruled Monday that Congress and the president were best suited to address the contribution of fossil fuels to global warming, throwing out lawsuits that sought to hold big oil companies...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. The Senate is taking up a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans' programs for the next budget year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 25, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is taking up a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans' programs for the next budget year. Approval of the bill on Monday would send it back to the House, which approved a similar bill this month. Lawmakers hope to send a unified bill to...
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In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate America distancing itself from gunmakers and gun dealers, discontinuing discounts or refusing business. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
June 24, 2018 - 6:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 23, 2018 - 5:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump's backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it. The Friday tweet is hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a...
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