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Walt Whitman Bridge painters live the high life.

The thrill of the job, plus a safety harness, keep bridge painters going far above the Delaware River.         

- USA TODAY - US

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett's discipline.

NEW YORK, Aug 20 — Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest US natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett's discipline.

- Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest U.S. natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire's legendary discipline.

- Reuters - US

Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company.

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed late Thursday in response to a Delaware Chancery Court ...

- SFGate - US

Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq return to the US.

Sgt. Allen Stigler and Sgt. Roshain Brooks are back home. The two soldiers, killed in Iraq on Aug. 13, arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Tuesday, where officials conducted a dignified transfer of the remains.

- Stars and Stripes - US

North Carolina Resident Hangs White Flag On Confederate Statue.

A Wilmington, N.C. resident has been repeatedly hanging a white flag on the gun of a statue of a Confederate soldier this week, despite attempts from neighbors to take it down, according to WWAY3 News. The resident, Andrew Bopes, said he has been hanging the flag because he doesn’t understand why the statue is still ...

- TPM News - US

Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags.

DOVER, Del. " A Delaware bankruptcy judge is temporarily halting the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Man falls to his death from Los Angeles port crane after police standoff.

A man fell to his death on Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles after he led police on a chase before he climbed a crane where he stripped, danced and did acrobatics during a hours-long standoff, local media reported. Police began chasing a SUV that was reported stolen near the Los Angeles suburb of Mid-City at about 3:50 ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US Magistrate Greenlights Suit Over $5M in Financial Firm Investments.

A Georgia-based technology and investment firm must defend claims that it duped two early stockholders into investing a combined $5 million in the venture, a Delaware magistrate judge ruled on Tuesday.

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

Carmakers win brief reprieve from lawsuits over faulty Takata air bags.

The decision gives the Japanese auto supplier breathing room to work through its bankruptcy reorganization. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon in Wilmington, Delaware, granted a 90-day halt on lawsuits brought by Hawaii, New Mexico, the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as individuals. Takata argued for a six-month freeze on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs automakers.

Takata argued for a six-month stay of the lawsuits so management could complete a $1.6 billion sale of its viable operations and replace air bag inflators that are subject to the biggest recall in automotive history. "The record developed so far supports the claim that debtors need a breathing spell for reorganization," ...

- Yahoo! News - US

University of Delaware look at adding silicon to soil to strengthen plant defenses

To help plants better fend off insect pests, researchers are considering arming them with stones.The University of Delaware's Ivan Hiltpold and researchers from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University in Australia are examining the addition of silicon to the soil in which plants are grown ...

- ENN - US

3Bear Energy plans Delaware basin gas plant, gathering system

3Bear Energy LLC, Denver, has entered into definitive agreements with an unidentified anchor shipper to develop, own, and operate a gathering and processing system for oil, gas, natural gas, and water production to serve Permian producers in the northern Delaware basin of Lea and Eddy Counties, NM.

- OGJ - US

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