Stocks recover...Methane rules rollback weighed...Buzz over Apple showcase
Sep. 11, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose as technology and consumer-focused companies recovered more of their losses from last week, while home improvement retailers and gas prices climbed as Hurricane Florence moves closer to the East Coast The Dow gained 114 points. The S&P rose 11 points and the Nasdaq added 48 points.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving closer to rolling back Obama-era rules intended to reduce oil and gas leaks of methane gas, one of the most potent agents of climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency has released a proposed substitute rule for the Obama administration's 2016 push to find and stop methane leaks from well sites and other oil and gas facilities.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal safety agency is recommending that all new motorcycles built for road use in the U.S. have anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control as standard equipment. The National Transportation Safety Board voted 5-0 on Tuesday to make the recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has authority to impose regulations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An unprecedented legal move by MGM Resorts International to sue surviving victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting has taken another unusual turn. The casino-operator is now offering to make $500 charitable donations in the name of each person who waives or has their lawyer accept legal notice of the lawsuits. The move is part of MGM's attempt to avoid all liability for the mass shooting that left 58 people and injured more than 800 others.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth. It's rumored one will have a at a 6.5-inch OLED screen. The company may also announce a new smartwatch.