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Minneapolis approves gradual minimum wage hike to $15 an hour - New York Daily News

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 20:13

Washington Times

Minneapolis approves gradual minimum wage hike to $15 an hour
New York Daily News
(Reuters) - The Minneapolis City Council approved a measure on Friday requiring large companies to pay workers least at $15 an hour by 2022, following moves by other liberal-leaning U.S. cities to raise the minimum wage. The pay hike will be phased in ...
Minneapolis council approves $15 an hour minimum wageABC News
Minneapolis City Council Ignores Damning Seattle Study, Passes Its Own $15 Minimum WageReason (blog)
Minneapolis Approves $15/Hour Minimum WageWFMY News 2
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press -Minneapolis Star Tribune -KSTP.com -Minnesota Daily
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Scarborough, Brzezinski respond to Trump's tweet; question his mental health - AppsforPCdaily

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 19:30

AppsforPCdaily

Scarborough, Brzezinski respond to Trump's tweet; question his mental health
AppsforPCdaily
"Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year's Eve, and insisted on joining me". They continued: "Putting aside Mr Trump's never-ending obsession with women's blood, Mika and her ...
Trump's crude tweets: Would anyone else be fired?Gillette News Record
Enquirer Responds To Morning Joe ReportMarket Exclusive
'Morning Joe' Hosts and Trump Bring National Enquirer Into Their FeudNew York Times
Washington Post -Washington Examiner -The Hill -Bloomberg
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Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong 1st half with modest gain - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 13:39

Reuters

Wall Street ends bumpy week, strong 1st half with modest gain
Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. 1/2. left. right. The Goldman Sachs and Nike corporate logos are displayed on a post above the floor of the ...
Dow, S&P 500 notch best first-half performance since 2013MarketWatch
June gains for S&P 500 and Nasdaq hang in the balance on last day of the monthCNBC
Stocks had a great first half despite DC dramaChannel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Nasdaq -Barron's -Fox Business
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Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:42

Chicago Tribune

Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax
Chicago Tribune
Protesters question the new soda tax at the Thompson Center on June 27, 2017. Organizers ask why lawmakers risk sending consumers to neighboring counties and potentially losing jobs. (Alyssa Pointer / Chicago Tribune). Becky YerakContact ...
Judge bars implementation of proposed sugary beverages taxABC News
'Pop Tax' Set To Begin Saturday Blocked By Cook County JudgeDNAinfo
Judge halts Cook County's 'soda tax'Chicago Daily Herald
Townhall -Chicago Sun-Times -Courthouse News Service -WGN-TV
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Twitter investor Chris Sacca apologizes for VC sexism - CNET

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:23

CNET

Twitter investor Chris Sacca apologizes for VC sexism
CNET
Chris Sacca wrote an apology for sexism in the industry. Megan Mack. Chris Sacca is sorry. The prominent venture capitalist took to Medium on Wednesday to talk about the VC industry and its relationship with women and minorities. Sacca, who was an ...
I Have More Work To Do. – Chris Sacca – MediumMedium
Silicon Valley Women Tell of VC's Unwanted Advances — The InformationThe Information
Making Changes at 500 - 500 Startups500 Startups

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Why Amazon Prime Day 2017 Could Blow the Past Two Years Out of the Water - TheStreet.com

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:18

TheStreet.com

Why Amazon Prime Day 2017 Could Blow the Past Two Years Out of the Water
TheStreet.com
Everything the "Everything Store" better known as Amazon (AMZN) does these days seems to be in pursuit of one goal: more Amazon Prime members. The e-commerce giant's upcoming third annual sales event for Prime members known as Amazon Prime ...
10 Things You Need to Know About Amazon Prime DayNasdaq
Amazon's Prime Day Will Have Better Deals Than Black FridayFortune
These are the top times to score a huge deal on Prime DayWBIR-TV
cleveland.com -WXIA-TV -Komando -NBCNews.com
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The Time Is Right For Brave Investors To Start Accumulating Rite Aid - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:17

Seeking Alpha

The Time Is Right For Brave Investors To Start Accumulating Rite Aid
Seeking Alpha
20 months after the purchase of Rite Aid by Walgreens was announced, it was cancelled in favor of a deal for Walgreens to acquire less than half of Rite Aid's Stores. This has left shares trading at less than half of their value before the acquisition ...
Reworked Rite Aid Deal Still Has to Clear Regulators' ReviewBloomberg
Walgreens deal offers no lasting relief to Rite AidReuters
Why Battle-Tested Walgreens Deal With Rite Aid Faces Easier Time With the FTCTheStreet.com
Barron's -Madison.com -Bloomberg BNA -Investorplace.com
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Labor Department weighs in on overtime dispute - The Hill

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 09:38

The Hill

Labor Department weighs in on overtime dispute
The Hill
The Trump administration is defending its right to set salary limits on who qualifies for overtime pay but is not defending a previous Obama administration rule blocked by a Texas judge in November. In briefs filed Friday, the Department of Labor asked ...
Trump's Labor Department wants salary level to determine whether workers receive overtimeLos Angeles Times
Trump Labor Dept wants salary to count in overtime eligibilityNew York Daily News
Trump administration backs away from Obama overtime rule for nowWMUR Manchester
The Daily Caller -Pensions & Investments -The National Law Review -JD Supra (press release)
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Nike's earnings spell trouble for Under Armour in apparel - CNBC

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 09:34

CNBC

Nike's earnings spell trouble for Under Armour in apparel
CNBC
Nike's earnings beat came with another highly anticipated announcement Thursday evening, that Nike will begin selling on Amazon.com. Nike's stock led the S&P on Friday, trading up around 9 percent and on pace to mark its best performance in two years.
In Nike-Amazon partnership, Amazon's scale could put the Nike brand at riskMarketWatch
Nike-Amazon deal may hurt sporting goods retailers: analystsReuters
Nike Makes It Official: It Will Sell on Amazon and InstagramFortune
Press Herald -Los Angeles Times -Nasdaq -USA TODAY
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Shkreli Vents at Prosecutors, Media in Midst of Fraud Trial - Bloomberg

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:57

Bloomberg

Shkreli Vents at Prosecutors, Media in Midst of Fraud Trial
Bloomberg
Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on June 29, 2017. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg. Martin Shkreli apparently needed to vent as the ...
Investor: 'Pharma Bro' milked me for millionsNew York Post
Testimony: Shkreli's plans to fleece patients is what hooked big investorsArs Technica
Shkreli Had No Trouble Courting Investors, Financier Says at TrialNew York Times
NBCNews.com -CNNMoney -Tech Times -New York Daily News
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Britain approves BA use of Qatar planes during upcoming cabin crew strike - Reuters

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:03

Reuters

Britain approves BA use of Qatar planes during upcoming cabin crew strike
Reuters
A British Airways flight takes off from George Best Belfast City airport in Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 27, 2017. Picture taken June 27, 2017.Clodagh Kilcoyne. LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities have given British Airways the go ahead to use ...
BA rents Qatar Airways jets for use during cabin crew strikeWashington Post
BA to get strike cover from Qatar AirwaysBBC News
British Airways strike: What are passengers' rights if their flight is cancelled?The Independent
International Meetings Review -Aviation Week -Aljazeera.com -Daily Mail
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US personal income rose 0.4% in May vs 0.3% increase expected - CNBC

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 04:47

CNBC

US personal income rose 0.4% in May vs 0.3% increase expected
CNBC
U.S. consumer spending rose modestly in May and inflation cooled, pointing to a slow-but-steady economic expansion that could still lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by the end of the year. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than ...
US Consumer Spending up Just 0.1 Percent Despite Income GainU.S. News & World Report
Consumer spending is weak in May, but so is inflationMarketWatch
Americans stay frugal, spending stallsFox Business
Nasdaq -Washington Post -Times of India -DIGITALLOOK
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Micron Delivers On All Fronts - Forbes

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 03:32

Forbes

Micron Delivers On All Fronts
Forbes
As widely anticipated Micron delivered a stellar set of numbers last night in its earnings report for its fiscal third quarter ended in May. The company reported earnings of $1.62 per share on revenues of $5.57 billion versus Street expectations of $1 ...
Ahead of Apple's Big iPhone 8 Launch, There Is Little to Be Seriously Concerned About With MicronTheStreet.com
Micron benefits from high memory prices and new phones in the fallMarketWatch
Micron forecasts strong quarter on cloud and mobile demandReuters
Barron's -Business Insider -Seeking Alpha -Bloomberg
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Straggling Target needs to make a bold move behind Wal-Mart and Amazon - CNBC

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:05

CNBC

Straggling Target needs to make a bold move behind Wal-Mart and Amazon
CNBC
Target has made little apparent advancements in the grocery aisles and in beefing up its digital operations of late. Instead of acquiring smaller players, as Wal-Mart is doing, Target is investing around $7 billion back into its own business. Worrying ...
The real losers from the Amazon-Whole Foods mergerCNN
Amazon, don't let us down: Best reactionsUSA TODAY
Like AOL-Time Warner deal, Amazon-Whole Foods may bring unforeseen changePhilly.com
Stillwater News Press -Multichannel Merchant (blog) -LancasterOnline -Business in Vancouver
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Dollar sulky on hawkish central banks, Asia stocks join global slump - New York Daily News

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 21:22

New York Daily News

Dollar sulky on hawkish central banks, Asia stocks join global slump
New York Daily News
A man (3rd L) looks at an electronic stock quotation board as passers-by walk past, outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:11 PM. By Nichola Saminather.

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MTA Asks Transit Fans, 'Who Wants to Be a Subway-Saving Millionaire?' - New York Times

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 16:06

New York Times

MTA Asks Transit Fans, 'Who Wants to Be a Subway-Saving Millionaire?'
New York Times
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph J. Lhota said “no idea is too crazy” at a sober-minded kickoff on Thursday for a contest to improve New York City's subway system. Credit Victor J. Blue for The New York Times. An episode of ...
The Political Ghost That Should Haunt Andrew Cuomo as He Again Pledges to Fix the New York City SubwaySlate Magazine (blog)
New York Governor Gives Extra $1 Billion to 'Decaying' Transit SystemU.S. News & World Report
New York's infrastructure is crumbling, and its politicians are blaming each otherSalon
The Boston Globe -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -Newsmax -New York Post
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Trump urges 'energy dominance' as he promotes exports, jobs - Washington Post

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:45

Washington Post

Trump urges 'energy dominance' as he promotes exports, jobs
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday it is taking steps to expand oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans as President Donald Trump continues to push for U.S. “energy dominance” in the global market. The Interior Department is ...
Trump seeks to project global power through energy exportsReuters
Trump's energy promises? Some already existE&E News
Perry, Zinke and Pruitt: “Paving the path to US energy dominance”Whitehouse.gov

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Trump Gets It From All Sides for Trash-Talking MSNBC Hosts - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:06

U.S. News & World Report

Trump Gets It From All Sides for Trash-Talking MSNBC Hosts
U.S. News & World Report
President Donald Trump's crude Twitter attack on the brains, looks and temperament of a female TV personality is drawing bipartisan howls of outrage. June 29, 2017, at 7:19 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Trump Gets It From All ...

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Blue Apron Shares Rise 0.00% On First Day Of Trading - BuzzFeed News

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:00

BuzzFeed News

Blue Apron Shares Rise 0.00% On First Day Of Trading
BuzzFeed News
Investors took a skeptical look at the meal kit delivery company, whose stock stayed perfectly flat on its first day as a public company. Posted on June 29, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.. Matthew Zeitlin. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share On ...
Blue Apron - A Lot Of Questions Following Worrisome Q1 TrendsSeeking Alpha
Blue Apron - SEC.govSEC.gov

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Why Won't Fidget Spinners Just Die Already? - HuffPost

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 13:46

HuffPost

Why Won't Fidget Spinners Just Die Already?
HuffPost
Fidget Spinners are about as original as the insane crazes of Yo-Yo's, Pogs, or Pokemon cards. The plastic spinning device that emerged this summer is nothing more than an overpriced piece of plastic. We know they're supposed to combat “fidgeting” but ...
Trading Standards warns of 'potential safety issues' with fidget spinners on sale in WorcestershireWorcester News
Move over hoverboards — electric fidget spinners are the latest toy to start explodingMiami Herald
Fidget spinners are now catching on fire — just like vape pens and hoverboardsWCPO
Republican Eagle -AppsforPCdaily -Leicester Post -Toronto Life
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