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NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials

PARIS (Reuters) – NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance’s “eyes in the sky”, senior officials said. FILE PHOTO: A NATO AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control Systems) aircraft approaches the Air Base number ...

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Texas Passes Lemonade Stand Law Protecting Young Entrepreneurs

Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed the “Lemonade stand law” on June 10, 2019, to prevent police or code enforcement officers from shutting down lemonade stands run by kids. The governor called it a “common sense law” on his Twitter feed. It’s now legal for kids to sell lemonade at stands. We had to pass a law because police shut down ...

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Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump greets Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson in front of a Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter on the driveway abutting the South Lawn prior to delivering remarks at a showcase of American-made products event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ...

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VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker’s plant in the U.S. South. FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen at the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell ...

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Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees – source

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said. FILE PHOTO : The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan Motor Co.’s global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo The two-decade-old ...

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Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong ...

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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city’s government will suspend the bill after widespread anger and violent protests. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, ...

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Court grants American Airlines' request to end 'devastating' slowdown by unions

FILE PHOTO: American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., May 10, 2019. Photo taken May 10, 2019. American Airlines/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc’s request to halt an alleged illegal slowdown by its mechanics’ unions that the airline said had become “devastating” ...

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Burger King's New Meat-Free Whopper Is Part of the Solution

Ultimately, the only way to reduce global meat consumption is to be pragmatic — and that includes plant-based meat startups collaborating with fast food giants. June 14, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “I’m confused. I’m re-evaluating my life.” These might not be the first words you’d imagine coming from someone who’d just eaten at Burger King. ...

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Want to Improve Your Investing Habits? Try Warren Buffett's Circle of Confidence.

Make your financial strategy sleeker and more customized to your passion with this concept. June 14, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town, if you want to become a successful investor, you should develop a circle of competence. A circle of competence is an aggregation of all the things ...

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