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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Consumers will pay about $3.3 billion and shareholders will pay about $1.4 billion under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
By Roberta Rampton and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday is poised to ease the threat of deportations for about 4.7 million illegal immigrants in a move that has enraged Republicans in the U.S. Congress even before he formally unveiled the sweeping program. Obama's plan would let approximately 4.4 million parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents remain in the United States temporarily, without the threat of deportation, a source briefed by the administration told Reuters. Obama, in a speech to be broadcast at 8 p.m. ...
Uber on Thursday scrambled to allay fears that executives at the hot car-sharing startup are gunning for journalists and spying on riders. Uber announced it has hired a team led by privacy specialist Harriet Pearson at the global law firm Hogan Lovells to evaluate and improve the way the company safeguards information. The move aims to counter concerns that Uber may be spying on riders, and perhaps monitoring journalists heading to meet with sources or business people traveling to confidential meetings.