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Health care, tech industries dominate Glassdoor's ranking of highest-paying jobs

(NEW YORK) -- Tech and health care industries dominated Glassdoor's annual breakdown of the highest-paying jobs and companies in the U.S. in 2019.The top four highest-paying jobs on the list are all related to health care. While health care professionals earn the most according to the career website's top 25…... Read More

FAA chief to test updated 737 MAX software as planes remain grounded

(NEW YORK) -- Steve Dickson laid out the Federal Aviation Administration’s next steps in the recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX in the first month of his new term as FAA administrator, but now he's heading to Seattle to get in the simulator himself. Dickson, the former CEO of Delta…... Read More

School shooting hoodies with bullet holes land fashion company in hot water

(NEW YORK) -- A New York clothing company has introduced school shooting hoodies that have bullet holes in them and feature the names of four schools where nearly 100 students were shot to death, including Sandy Hook, Columbine, Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Virginia Tech.Bstroy, a self-described “neo-native” post-apocalypse streetwear brand,…... Read More

Project Beauty Expo: Beauty exhibition puts women of color at the forefront

(LOS ANGELES) -- Project Beauty Expo, a trade show featuring beauty and wellness products for and created by women of color, held its fourth annual event in Los Angeles this past weekend.The show featured over 400 small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and beauty enthusiasts of color. All had an opportunity…... Read More

TASER International founder behind launch of Taser alternative

(NEW YORK) -- Police departments across the United States could have another gadget to add to their repertory: a Spider-Man-like device that fires a tether that can entangle and restrain a target.The device, called the BolaWrap, discharges an 8-foot Kevlar tether at 640 feet per second to entangle a person…... Read More

Facebook revamps efforts to combat hate, but experts say 'questions remain' on impact

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook on Tuesday revealed changes to policies for combating hate and extremism on its namesake platform and on Instagram, including updating its definition of terrorist organizations and revamping detection efforts.Some online privacy experts, however, said questions remain as to whether these steps will have a major impact…... Read More

Portland cracks down on 168 Uber and Lyft drivers over traffic violations, criminal records

(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Scores of workers for Uber and Lyft were driving passengers around in Portland, Oregon, despite having offenses ranging from traffic violations to criminal records that should have barred them from doing business as a ride-share driver, according to local authorities.The Portland Department of Transportation confirmed to ABC…... Read More

Coworking startup WeWork delays going public

(NEW YORK) -- After widespread reports that the coworking startup WeWork was going to go public imminently, the company announced in a statement that it was delaying its initial public offering until some time by the end of 2019.“The We Company is looking forward to our upcoming IPO, which we…... Read More

Madewell CEO Libby Wadle on the future of denim and retail

(NEW YORK) -- Libby Wadle is a seasoned professional in the retail industry.She joined the J. Crew Holdings Group in 2004 and helped launch the label's denim brand, Madewell, two years later. What was once a boutique denim retailer has turned into a company that made over $600 million in…... Read More

US police agencies having trouble hiring, keeping officers, according to new survey

(NEW YORK) -- Police agencies across the country are having trouble keeping and hiring police officers, according to a new survey obtained by ABC News.Produced by the Police Executive Research Forum, the survey shows a "triple threat" for police departments: there is a decrease in applications, early exits and higher…... Read More

Supply, demand and 'geopolitical tensions': How oil prices rise

(NEW YORK) -- Global oil prices spiked Monday by a whopping 20% seemingly overnight after an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia. With global consumption at 100 million barrels of oil a day, the sudden rise in oil prices had a ripple effect on international markets, which…... Read More