Questions over Montana firm’s Puerto Rico deal grow as FEMA cites concerns – Times of India

(Adds details on contract, details, background) WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Questions over a multi-million dollar contract between Puerto Rico’s power utility and a small Montana firm to repair storm damage grew on Friday as federal emergency officials raised “significant concerns” about the deal. The Federal Emergency Management Administration, in a statement, said that after […]

Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency – SFGate

Caption Close NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly has been dropped by his literary agency. “We no longer represent Bill O’Reilly for future deals,” William Morris Entertainment announced Thursday. “It is our fiduciary responsibility to service the existing deals we have under contract, but we will not be working with him moving forward.” O’Reilly spokesman […]

Don’t fly on American Airlines, the NAACP warns African Americans – Los Angeles Times

Citing a pattern of “disturbing incidents reported by African American passengers,” the NAACP is warning African Americans that flying on American Airlines could subject them to “disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions.” American’s chief executive said Wednesday that he was disappointed by the advisory and called for a meeting with the civil rights group. “We do […]

McDonald’s cashes in on gourmet burgers, coffee and food deals – USA TODAY

McDonald’s released its third-quarter earnings Tuesday morning.(Photo: Keith Srakocic, AP) Americans love coffee drinks, upscale burgers and hot deals on food — and McDonald’s parlayed all three into a successful third quarter. McDonald’s turned its McPick 2 deal — two items for $5 — drink promotions and the expanding Signature Crafted gourmet burger and chicken sandwiches menu […]

Rising Corporate Earnings Have Market Bulls Feeling Vindicated – Bloomberg

Market bulls could be forgiven for saying, “We told you so.” The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a fresh record, the dollar hit the highest in three months and Treasuries tumbled as blue chips from Caterpillar Inc. to 3M Co. and McDonald’s Corp. reported quarterly results that topped estimates.  Bulls have spent most of […]

Fox hits new hurdle in $15 billion takeover of Sky after new O’Reilly revelations – CNBC

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