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July 9, 2018 1:27 PM Norway denies holding up Tesla move to improve service

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has rejected a suggestion it is holding up Tesla’s (TSLA.O) efforts to improve service in its third-biggest market, saying the electric carmaker has not yet applied to use the mobile service vans it says it needs to solve its problems. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk last week blamed a wait for government approval in Norway, its biggest 66

July 9, 2018 3:06 AM Tencent seeks to list online music unit in U.S

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said it is looking to spin off and list its online music business, China’s biggest music-streaming company, in the United States. The proposed listing is a sign that the once-flagging online music industry is getting back on track as more listeners take to streaming music through smartphone 65

July 6, 2018 2:25 PM Venezuela's domestic airline industry suffers amid economic crisis

MAIQUETIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela’s domestic airline industry is struggling to maintain operations due to hyperinflation and shortages of spare parts, according to an industry association, making it increasingly hard to obtain tickets and causing chronic flight delays. The domestic air fleet has shrunk 80 percent since 2014 to around 20 functioning 188

July 3, 2018 5:05 PM Bettors favor Joey Chestnut to win 11th Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut is a foot-long favorite to win his 11th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Wednesday in Coney Island, New York. And a lot of cheddar will be riding on him as bookmakers say upward of $1 million is bet across the offshore sportsbook industry on the annual eating contest. Chestnut is listed as high as a -700 favorite to best the field and finish 72

July 2, 2018 9:15 PM Hawaii to ban sale of sunscreen containing chemicals damaging to coral reefs

Hawaii will become the first state to restrict the sale and distribution of sunscreen containing chemicals that can damage the coral reef after Governor David Ige signs legislation later this week. (iStock) Hawaii will become the first state to restrict the sale and distribution of sunscreen containing chemicals that can damage the coral reefs after 104

June 29, 2018 1:59 PM Japan’s Idea of a Work-Life Balance: Cap Overtime at Under 100 Hours a Month

New law takes aim at culture of brutally long work hours to prevent ‘death by overwork’ TOKYO—Japan’s Parliament tightened limits on overtime hours, responding to concerns about karoshi, or death by overwork, and seeking to improve productivity in a country where long hours are often more a custom than business necessity. The legislation, a priority 76

June 23, 2018 6:19 PM New Honolulu bills aimed at taxi, ride-hailing companies

New Honolulu bills aimed at taxi, ride-hailing companies Honolulu city officials are introducing two bills would make regulations on traditional taxicab companies more in line with regulations on ride-hailing companies. Taxi companies such as Charley's, The Cab and EcoCab have voiced disappointment over upstart transportation companies not following 56

June 23, 2018 12:32 AM Parents often lack amusement-park safety plans

(Reuters Health) - One in five parents don’t talk to their kids about safety issues at amusement parks, especially what to do if they get lost, according to a poll by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. More than 30,000 children are injured each year at amusement parks and carnivals in the U.S., according to the Mott Poll report 109

June 22, 2018 2:44 PM Federal trial concludes in South Portland pipeline lawsuit

Federal trial concludes in South Portland pipeline lawsuit A federal trial challenging South Portland's ordinance banning crude oil exports has concluded this week. The Portland Press Herald reports arguments in the suit filed by Portland Pipe Line Corp. finished up Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Portland. The company claims the "Clear Skies" law discriminates 59

June 21, 2018 3:44 PM South Korean court outlaws killing dogs for their meat

A South Korean court ruled for the first time that it’s illegal to kill dogs for their meat, a decision that activists hope will pave the way to making the controversial practice illegal, reports said. (Reuters) A South Korean court ruled for the first time that it’s illegal to kill dogs for their meat, a decision that activists hope will pave the way to making 162