Daily Intel

Documents show Volkswagen resisted Takata air bag recall
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags — telling safety regulators that a recall isn’t necessary. But the German automaker, already in hot water with...
Feb 12, 2016 | 2:12 PM
Air Force acquisition official removed for not disclosing Northrop link
The Air Force has reassigned its acting weapons buyer to other duties after he revealed that he failed to list “a Northrop Grumman retirement account held by his spouse” on his annual disclosure form.
Feb 12, 2016 | 1:12 PM
Colorado’s newest pot shop tied to strip club and mayor
GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east of downtown Denver. The Smokin Gun Apothecary opened on a site formerly occupied by the Denver...
Feb 12, 2016 | 1:12 PM
Amazon debuts series based on New Yorker magazine
NEW YORK (AP) — After working 18 years at “The Daily Show,” Kahane Cooperman had only a weekend off last summer before starting a job running Amazon’s new video version of The New Yorker magazine. In retrospect, she considers that...
Feb 12, 2016 | 1:12 PM
Delta pays $53M to local employees
Delta’s profit-sharing incentive plan on Friday will pay out $1.5 billion to employees, including more than $53 million to the airline’s 3,000 employees in Seattle.
Feb 12, 2016 | 1:12 PM
Vote: Which presidential candidate best ‘gets’ the economy?
It's the economy, stupid. Which candidate has the policies you most favor? Please vote in the Friday poll.
Feb 12, 2016 | 12:12 PM
Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three...
Feb 12, 2016 | 12:12 PM
US rig count drops 30 this week to 541; Texas down 14
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 30 this week to 541. The Houston company said Friday 439 rigs sought oil and 102 explored for natural gas...
Feb 12, 2016 | 12:12 PM
Recalls this week: ceiling lamps, propane gas
More than 1 million ceiling lamps sold at Ikea are being recalled this week because the glass shades can fall and shatter. Other recalled consumer products include 118 million gallons of propane gas and infant booties with decorative pompoms that...
Feb 12, 2016 | 12:12 PM
Mediator: More progress in talks to resolve Argentina’s debt
NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed mediator in New York is reporting more progress in efforts by Argentina to resolve a dispute with bondholders claiming they are owed billions of dollars. Last week, two of six leading bondholders settled their...
Feb 12, 2016 | 12:12 PM