• JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

    JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

    Economy

    Aecio Neves' home in Rio de Janeiro and his Brasilia office are fallout from a widespread corruption investigation that has also reached President Michel Temer . Once a small meat producer, JBS grew exponentially during 13 years of government by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Rousseff's Workers Party, primarily through acquisitions funded by low-priced loans from Brazil's development bank.
  • Air passenger detained in Honolulu after trying to break into cockpit

    Economy

    The radio call came in at 2:45 a.m. Friday about a man who had stepped out of an emergency fire exit leading to the Los Angeles International Airport tarmac and loudly asking, "Where can I get something to eat around here?" The flight landed safely about 11:35am, escorted by two military fighter jets, and Uskanil was detained.
  • Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

    Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

    Economy

    A "disheveled" Turkish student could face federal charges for purportedly trying to enter the cockpit of a Hawaii-bound flight until he was grabbed by passengers and duct-taped to a seat. "It was all kind of surreal", said Penny Lorenzen, a passenger on the flight told HNN. "She jammed the cart in that the doorway and she just said, 'You're not coming in here, '" Lee Lorenzen said.
  • Plane clips LA airport truck while taxiing

    Plane clips LA airport truck while taxiing

    Economy

    LOS ANGELES-A supply truck and a taxiing airliner collided at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday, causing the truck to flip over. No one among the approximately 150 passengers and crew aboard the plane, Aeromexico Flight 642 from Mexico City, required any medical attention, according to Humphreys.
  • MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing

    MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing

    Economy

    After his mother, Ebony Archie, left him alone in her vehicle while she shopped at a Kroger grocery store around 1:15 A.M., someone sped off with Kingston Frazier still in the back seat. Suspect Dwan Diondro Wakefield was a quarterback at his high school in Madison County, Mississippi, until he was dismissed from the team past year for an undisclosed reason.
  • (BSX) EVP Kevin J. Ballinger Sells 28864 Shares of Stock

    (BSX) EVP Kevin J. Ballinger Sells 28864 Shares of Stock

    Economy

    Tredje AP fonden now owns 154,272 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $3,337,000 after buying an additional 4,996 shares during the last quarter. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX) high price target of $33 and with a conservative view have low price target of $27.
  • Local, state unemployment rates take strong dip in April

    Economy

    Monroe County had the state's lowest unemployment rate, at 2.6 percent, but St. Johns County's is 3 percent is the second lowest in Florida . The U.S. "Unemployment continues to drop, private sector jobs are on the rise and Florida families are flourishing". The area continues to rank first in the state in demand for high-skill, high-wage STEM occupations with 14,898 openings in April.
  • Wal-Mart tops 1Q profit forecasts

    Economy

    Online sales at Walmart.com rose 63 percent, dramatically up from the 29 percent growth in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, competitors like Target and department stores Macy's, Kohl's, JCPenney and Sears are still trying to figure out how to stop the bleeding in their physical locations and build a decent digital offering.
  • Trump to Join Pence in Disclosing 2016 Financial Information

    Trump to Join Pence in Disclosing 2016 Financial Information

    Economy

    The Times reports the White House would not comment on whether it was aware of Flynn's legal status prior to January's inauguration. Sources close to Pence would also like you to know that " Pence was not consulted about the decision to bring on Flynn as the national security adviser in November".