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Province to announce minimum wage increase today

These rates will rise by the same percentage as the general minimum wage. To drive his point home, Brown said "cost-benefit analysis" 15 times in a six-minute...


Allied Irish IPO comes at last, as bank stocks thrive

The sale could raise about 3 billion euros, taking into account the bank's book value of 11.3 billion euros at the end of previous year. It is also the larges...


Illinois Lawmakers Adjourn Regular Legislative Session Without Approving A State Budget

IL lawmakers wrapped up session for a second year in a row without passing a budget. On another subject, Rauner said he had nothing to do with the Chicago Tr...


Samsung Heavy wins KRW 2.8 tn FLNG order

The east African project is billed as the world's first ultra-deepwater floating LNG project. Eni-led development finally gets the go ahead in what will be th...


Doughnut delivery by drone in Denver is a peek at the future

No purchase necessary - just head over to your nearest Krispy Kreme store and ask for a donut , free of charge. Las Vegas-based Crunch Donut Factory® w...


What's going to happen at Apple's WWDC developer conference?

Rumors suggest that the design of the 2017 MacBook Pro will be similar to the 2016 model. It lists four new "tablet PC" devices running iOS 10, referred ...


CoreSite Realty Corp (COR) Stake Raised by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.16, from 1.13 in 2016Q3. 141 funds opened positions while 361 raised stakes. Moreover, Invesco Ltd ...


New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

President Donald Trump garnered headlines for his decision to have the United States pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement , an global effort combating ma...


EU, China Show Common Climate Front After U.S. Shuns Global Pact

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk said Thursday he is stepping down from various presidential advisory panels in response to Donald Trump's decision to wit...


Nail-spiked meatballs lead to suspension for Alabama mail carrier

According to AL.com , she was arrested after a joint investigation between the Postal Service and the Madison County Sheriff's office into complaints that she...


Muted reactions from Alaska officials to Trump decision on Paris Climate Agreement

He said his own foundation will help coordinate the US effort, which will be called America's Pledge, and it will help submit "nationally determined contrib...


Pacific Islands accuse USA of 'abandoning' them to climate change

At an election campaign event in York, he said: "Given the chance to present a united front from our global partners she (Mrs May) has instead opted for silen...


Las Vegas celebrates National Donut Day

It's so cool to eat a jelly donut because you're never sure you've actually got a jelly donut. Today, officials with the Chattanooga Salvation Army visited se...


United States businesses at odds with Trump over pullout from Paris accord

Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, said his administration would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on...


China to Implement Cybersecurity Law Amid Foreign Tech-Firm Anxieties

Legislation regulating data management in the insurance sector was already passed in mid-2016. First, without clearly defined content rules, people are much mor...


Narendra Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russia visit

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov said. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday insisted the Kre...


Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost U.S. drilling

If Trump had stayed in, he could have used the tools in the agreement - meant to ratchet up commitments to cut emissions - as a way to cut the USA targets. ...


Local leaders react to Trump's Paris climate accord withdrawal

Mathur, a key member of the Indian delegation at COP21, added that the absence of the United States leadership and its financial support in implementing the amb...


Baker Hughes Inc (NYSE:BHI) Institutional Investors 2016 Q4 Sentiment

The Fund meets its investment objectives by investing approximately 70% of its managed assets in senior secured and second lien loans, and up to 30% of its mana...


Ryan addresses budget office score of GOP health care bill

Those concerns were echoed by group after group, including AARP , the American Hospital Association , the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Associat...


US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

The highest unemployment rate was in El Centro, Calif., at 19.2 percent. The jobless rates for Blacks (7.5 percent), Asians (3.6 percent), and Hispanics (5.2 ...


US unemployment rate hits 16-year low in May

And it has. In May, job gains were lower than expected and job figures for March and April were revised down too. The numbers suggest job growth is slowin...


Oil Slides as US Climate Withdrawal Compounds Glut Concerns

The fear is that this could fuel more aggressive crude drilling in the United States, likely adding further to the global supply glut. OPEC began production...


Trump to decide whether to block Comey testimony: White House adviser

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before a Senate committee next Thursday as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential e...


$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

From there the 788-mile ETCO converted natural gas pipeline carries the crude oil to the Gulf Coast at Nederland, TX. In addition, a third-party inspector ide...


CMS to Issue More Secure ID Cards to Medicare Beneficiaries (CMS Statement)

The new cards will begin mailing in April 2018 and will meet Congress' deadline for replacing all cards by April 2019, according to a statement from the age...


Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Sessions questions

Comey associates have said that he will testify that Trump asked him to shut down the FBI investigation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn ....


Handbag sells for almost £295000 at auction

And while the identities of the buyer and seller are reportedly undisclosed, it is said that the bag finally sold after an "intense" 15-minutes of bidding , ...


May Jobs Report: 138000 More On Payrolls; Unemployment Dips Slightly

Employers have added jobs every month since October 2010. The numbers continue to counterbalance themselves as it gets more granular, with a decline in la...


Climate groups hit Trump for quitting Paris climate deal

Trump cited a study by the National Economic Research Associates - funded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation - whic...


Donald Trump's Decision On Paris Climate Deal Irrational: Indian-American Lawmakers

World leaders and environmental groups have expressed their disappointment with U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the landmark Paris cl...


Illinois hit with credit rating downgrades over budget impasse

With legislative inaction this week, Illinois, already slapped with the lowest credit rating of any US state, on July 1 enters its third fiscal year without a b...


Melania Trump visits students at International School in Saudi Arabia

In the run-up to Trump's visit here, there was speculation about whether he would utter the phrase " radical Islamic terrorism " in his speech, the centerpiece ...


Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.94 percent

Between inflation rates stalling out, consumer spending softening and ongoing questions about a White House scandal and its implications for policy initiatives,...


Greenpeace in Spain protests Trump climate move

As widely predicted, Trump announced Thursday that the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, thoug...