Daycare owner arrested after 4-month-old left in hot van dies

A 4-month-old baby girl died after she was left alone for nearly five hours inside a daycare van in Florida — and the driver has been arrested, authorities said. The infant, along with other children, was picked up at her home Wednesday morning and driven to Ewing’s Love and Hope Daycare Center in Jacksonville. When the driver, Darryl Ewing, 56, […]

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Uber stock rises after NLRB rules drivers are not employees

Uber drivers who are agitating for full-time employee status face a lengthy stretch ahead. Shares of the ride-hailing giant rose 3.3 percent on Wednesday, a day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Uber drivers are contractors, not employees. Tuesday’s decision — which helped Uber shares recover from a two-day slide after a dismal Friday debut on the New […]

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Tourist missing at sea after falling off boat in Thailand

A British tourist has been missing for two nights after falling into the sea during a “drunken” speedboat trip around a Thai island. Wesley Bates, 42, and four of his friends hired the sightseeing vessel to go snorkeling in waters around Koh Samui in Surat Thani, southern Thailand on Monday. But the boat’s captain, Chaktham Jaijong, 23, claims he made […]

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Dow plummets after Trump threatens bigger China tariffs

Trump willing to walk away from potentially bad China trade deal? ‘The Coming Collapse of China’ author Gordon Chang and Federated Investors Chief Market Strategist Phil Orlando on U.S. trade negotiations with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled Monday after President Trump threatened to increase tariffs sharply this week on a wide range of Chinese goods because trade talks […]

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