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Companies Across Globe Race to Comply with EU’s Data Protection Law
Business is booming for software and privacy experts as companies across the globe spend millions of dollars to comply with a landmark European data protection law, even as many uncertainties remain about how the rules will be enforced. The General …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 12:07 PM
Cyber Attacks on U.S. Power Grids Can Be Deterred With Password Changes
A key to preventing cyber attacks from crippling U.S. power grids could be changing passwords on internet routers, wifi-connected thermostats and smart lawn-sprinklers. “A significant share” of internet attacks result from unchanged factory default passwords on web-connected devices that allow …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 12:00 PM
Global Companies Find Economic Opportunities in UN Sustainable Development Goals
Many companies are looking past quarterly results to discover long-term economic opportunities in U.N. goals to end poverty and protect the planet, the head of an international business commission has said. Mark Malloch-Brown’s Business and Sustainable Development Commission has contacted …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 11:36 AM
McDonald’s, U.S. Labor Board Begin Talks to Settle ‘Joint Employment’ Trial
McDonald’s Corp and a U.S. labor board are in talks to settle a case claiming the fast food company is liable for purported labor law violations by its franchisees, leading a judge on Friday to pause a trial that began …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 11:16 AM
Saudi Arabia Asks U.S. Judge to Throw Out 9/11 Lawsuits
Saudi Arabia asked a U.S. judge to throw out lawsuits claiming it helped al-Qaeda carry out the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, arguing the victims haven’t provided any evidence to back their cases. Michael Kellogg, a lawyer for the Kingdom, said …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 10:58 AM
Luxembourg Sees No Reason to Change EU ‘Delegation’ Rules After Brexit
Luxembourg’s finance minister Pierre Gramegna said on Friday the European Commission should stick to the current rules that allow funds managed in London to be domiciled and regulated in another country. His comments pit the tiny and wealthy country against …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 10:48 AM
No Initial Sign that Sunken Iran Oil Tanker Breached Safety Protocols: Panama
The Iranian tanker that sank after a collision in the East China Sea, causing the worst oil ship disaster in years, had its paperwork in order, according an initial review by maritime authorities in Panama, whose flag it was sailing …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 10:16 AM
Women More Likely Than Men to Lose U.S. Jobs by Automation: WEF Report
Women are more likely than men to be knocked out of their U.S. jobs by automation in the next eight years, and they’ll find half as many opportunities to land new positions unless there’s a new effort to retrain them. …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 9:51 AM
SoftBank Plans $400M Investment in Ping An’s Health-Care Portal: Sources
SoftBank Group Corp. is nearing a deal to invest about $400 million in Ping An Insurance (Group) Co.’s health-care portal ahead of the Chinese company’s initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Ping An unit, known …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 9:14 AM
Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Deepwater Horizon Compensation Fund Fraud
An Empire, Louisiana, man has pleaded guilty to defrauding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion settlement compensation fund, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced. U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans said Tony Riley, age 49, …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 6:44 AM

Fort Worth News |

What’s this about a government shutdown? It certainly wasn’t noticeable on Saturday
Jason Godwin, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, answered the phone as usual on Saturday, and explained how his office will continue to operate during the … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 20, 2018 10:34 AM
Women’s March 2018: ‘We are going to vote. And we are going to win.’
Ronda Evartt is tired of making signs. She wishes there was no need to keep pushing for equal rights for women. But the 37-year-old Fort Worth woman showed up downtown … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 20, 2018 2:21 PM
Man who fatally shot girl and her grandmother at birthday party to be executed in April
A Fort Worth man who’s been on Death Row for almost a decade for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother at a children’s birthday party has … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2018 9:58 PM
For Stock Show’s youth breeding heifer competitors, the payoff is long term
Katelyn Brownd, 15, began her Saturday just like many other entrants in the youth breeding beef heifer competition of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. The Canyon High School sophomore … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2018 7:29 PM
Suspected drunken driver, two others killed in Grapevine crash during police chase
A suspected drunken driver and his two passengers were killed early Sunday in crash in Grapevine during a police chase. The three men died when the driver lost control of … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2018 7:29 AM
Man wounded by security guard after altercation in laundry room at Fort Worth complex
A security guard opened fire on a man Saturday night after an altercation in an apartment laundry room in the Las Vegas trail area, police said. The man was taken … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2018 9:11 AM
Search underway for armed suspects accused of killing Garland store clerk
A massive search was underway Sunday for two suspects accused of killing a store clerk during a robbery in Garland, police said. Officers discovered the body of a male clerk … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2018 10:05 AM
These companies are asking for tax incentives to expand in Fort Worth
Two companies, Raider Express, a Fort Worth-based family-owned refrigerated trucking firm, and NT Windows, a window manufacturer located in unincorporated Tarrant County looking to move into the city, are seeking … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 8:15 PM
People are getting creative with their disdain for shared bikes strewn around Dallas
At least one person has resorted to making street art installations out of the shared bikes that are littering the streets of Dallas. LimeBike personnel were dispatched to the intersection … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 20, 2018 5:33 PM
Don’t call mules and donkeys dumb. You just might get kicked, and rightly so
They are not stubborn, and they are certainly not dumb. That is the message that comes through loud and clear when speaking with the donkey and mule owners who are … Click to Continue »

POSTED JANUARY 20, 2018 3:46 PM

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