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NJ governor, lawmakers make deal on $15 minimum wage

Just a few short years ago, we were told that raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour was "radical.' But a grassroots movement of millions of ...

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Trump calls compromise proposal "Down payment on border security"

Temporary Protected Status ( TPS ) is given to nationals from designated countries affected by armed conflict, natural disaster, or other strif...

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The Two Major Factors Pushing Oil Prices Higher

Oil prices fell about 2 percent on Thursday, extending recent weakness on concerns over surging USA crude production and slack global demand,...

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Man jumps from Royal Caribbean ship, gets banned for life

Police officers from Nassau, Bahamas , were reportedly called to take Naydev from the ship after the jump, though Naydev told Fox 13 the offi...

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US demands regular review of China trade reform

But his demands that China eliminate its bilateral trade surplus with the USA within two years will require forceful intervention in China's e...

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Carlos Ghosn Accused of Dodging Rules to Receive $8.9 Million Compensation

The 64-year-old was the architect of the Renault-Nissan alliance and brought Mitsubishi on board in 2016. Ghosn , arrested and detained in T...

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John Bogle, Vanguard founder who pioneered low-priced investing, dies at 89

All agreed, however, that the founder of Vanguard and creator of the first retail index mutual fund was a man of irreproachable integrity and in...

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Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Since 2011, jobs in the region have grown 21 percent, while growth in housing construction has lagged at 13 percent, the company said. Only 9,00...

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Dozens killed as pipeline explodes into flames in Mexico

People are seen throwing themselves on the grass and in water to extinguish the fire burning their flesh as others scream in pain. The acciden...

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British Lotus cars soon to be labelled ‘Made in China’

While the company has yet to exceed targets, the company said that its enhanced support of the Lotus brand is part of its global strategy. T...

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Startups may soon get shield against angel tax demons

For claiming exemption u/s 56 (2) (viib), (the underlying section of the Income Tax Act which triggers the " Angel Tax "), the approval from I...

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Shopko files for bankruptcy court protection, plans to close 38 more stores

Shopko filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing excess debt and ongoing competitive pressures . Shopko released a list of store clo...

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Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

But employees deemed essential - who must work without pay during the shutdown - can not now claim unemployment benefits. OPB All Things Con...

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Chinese envoy warns of blowback if Canada bars Huawei from 5G

The US government seems to be escalating these claims as it reportedly prepares to take the company to court over the alleged theft of trade se...

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Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union speech

The shutdown has affected a quarter of federal agencies with about 800,000 federal workers furloughed or working without pay as a result. In...

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Donald Trump’s ‘hamberders’ typo savagely roasted by Burger King

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said much of the staff in the White House residence has been furloughed because of the shutdown , "so the pr...

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Riven by Crisis, Britain Searches for Brexit Emergency ‘Plan B’

But Labour accused the Prime Minister of failing to show "good faith" by insisting that she will not drop her negotiating red lines. France...

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United States sounds alarm about China’s military and economic inroads in Indo-Pacific

It also mentions how China has "closed numerous gaps in key warfare areas" in recent years, through building or acquiring advanced platforms suc...

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Trump says trade deal with China likely

It was the highest on record dating back to 2006, according to Reuters . That likely is due in part to "foreign companies avoiding using Chin...

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Security personnel announces major strike at 8 German airports | International Flight Network

However, it added that some flights to and from airports affected by the walkout would be cancelled. Verdi, the train union associated with th...

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Saudi energy minister says oil market on right track

Oil prices have trended higher since OPEC and partners including Russian Federation agreed in December to slash production. Earlier this week,...

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DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

That incident with T-Mobile was first brought to life with a civil suit that was filed back in 2014. At the time, Washington had announced an ...

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See which Berkshire MPs will back Theresa May in the Brexit vote

In a shattering personal defeat for the prime minister, the House of Commons voted by 432 to 202 to throw out her proposals for the United Ki...

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Cathay Pacific did it again! Is it a Mistake or Tactic?

Airlines do not always honour an error fare. The South China Morning Post reported yesterday that the carrier offered first-class seats from...

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Texas woman drinking wine from Pringles can banned from Walmart store

Friday at a Walmart in Wichita Falls, about 125 miles northwest of Dallas, according to police. They also told police she was drinking wine ...

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Kona, Genesis G70 win top auto awards in US

The annual award given by 55 automotive journalists was announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that officially...

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North-east shops safe as Marks & Spencer announces latest batch of store closures

Sacha Berendji, retail, operations and property director at M&S said the company was "radically reshaping our store estate to become more re...

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How Theresa May United Rival Factions Of MPs Against Her Brexit Deal

To find out how your MP voted, put their name into the search field below. A handful of eurosceptic Labour MPs voted with the Prime Minister...

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McDonald's loses Big Mac trademark after legal battle with Irish chain

It's a unique victory when you take on the golden arches and win", McDonagh, Supermac's managing director, said. Supermac's had asked the Eur...

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Shutdown bites economy, US Coast Guard, as talks to end impasse stall

Republicans complain that Democrats are the ones who are refusing to budge, and they say it's up to Pelosi to bring Trump a new offer. Senator...

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