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FMCSA database was hacked by former Alabama trooper

A former Alabama state trooper has pleaded guilty to hacking into the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s computer databases, gaining access to sensitive data using credentials he obtained while working for the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the California Trucking Association over the employment classification of truck drivers contracted by motor carriers.

FedEx Corp. reported higher revenue but lower profits in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 and cut its earnings forecast for the remainder of the year.

Three Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are ready to re-legislate on the technology for self-driving vehicles. And, to do so, they are asking the chamber’s new Democratic leadership to proceed with a bill.

The Teamsters warned Stop & Shop that its members would support the supermarket’s union in any labor stoppage as a result of the current impasse in contract negotiations, with nearly 700 warehouse workers and 250 drivers delivering food and other products to Stop & Shop stores in southern New England.

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