Day: February 18, 2020

Defending champ Opelka falls to Jung at New York Open

Reilly Opelka was knocked out of the New York Open on Friday night by Jason Jung, who has beaten both of the tournament’s past champions en route to his first career semifinal. Jung eliminated the third-seeded Opelka 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 and will face either Jordan Thompson or Andreas Seppi for a spot in the final. […]

Strangers throw baby shower for couple flying home with adopted daughter

Dustin and Caren Moore became first-time parents last week. But the couple didn’t get to have a baby shower before their daughter arrived because they became parents through adoption. As they flew home to California with their newborn baby, a stranger and a flight attendant asked about their baby and they shared their adoption story. […]

GM shuts Australia, NZ operations; sells Thai plant to Great Wall

General Motors Co (GM.N) said it would wind down its Australian and New Zealand operations and sell a Thai plant in the latest restructuring of its global business, costing the U.S. auto maker $1.1 billion. The moves will accelerate GM’s retreat from unprofitable markets, making it more dependent on the United States, China, Latin America […]

California court says Apple Store workers must be paid for time spent waiting to be searched

The California Supreme Court says state law requires Apple to pay retail store employees for the time they spend waiting for bag searches at the end of a shift, the Los Angeles Times reports. “We conclude that plaintiffs’ time spent on Apple’s premises waiting for, and undergoing, mandatory exit searches of bags, packages, or personal […]

3rd teen cross-country runner dies after driver plows into high school team

A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. Crum was among seven members of the Moore High School cross-country team who […]