Economy

Delta Will Pay Up to $9950 to Bumped Passengers

There have been a flurry of internal emails Friday. "The United Airlines MEC is confident that the steps we are taking as a company will ensure this type of inexcusable event never happens again". T...

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Elon Musk says Tesla semi truck to debut in September

Although little is known about the semi truck, you can expect it to feature an all-electric powertrain and Musk has said the team "has done an incredible job", so there's likely some next-generation...

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Equal Pay Day Is Reminder of Existing Wage Gap

Those figures are part of an analysis released a day before Equal Pay Day, which advocates say illustrates the national gap between what men and women earn. Because women earn less on average, they ...

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YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

The new YouTube service gives users a way to watch some of their favorite TV shows without a cable or satellite subscription. "We'll even keep each recording for nine months". Naturally there is a sea...

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Here's Why It's Not Really Equal Pay Day Today After All

Equal Pay Day is a symbolic point in the year when a working woman's pay catches up to a man's from the prior year. OH ranks 42nd among states and D.C. Women can actually start out at the same pay ...

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Trump picks critic to lead Ex-Im Bank he once opposed

Trump picks critic to lead Ex-Im Bank he once opposed

Trump said of the bank's lending model in the Journal interview. A White House statement also named Spencer Bachus, another Republican former congressman, to be a member of the board of directors of...

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Global shares mixed as North Korean tensions simmer

It has fallen every day this week as worries over geopolitical tensions have prompted investors into safe havens like the yen, U.S. Treasuries and gold. Hong Kong's Hang Seng reversed its losses in th...

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The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The Syrian regime and its backers, including Russian Federation, have denied Mr Assad was responsible. A handout picture released by the Syrian presidency's press office shows Syrian President Basha...

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Easter spending expected to reach all-time high

Easter spending expected to reach all-time high

Scott Shalley . Clothing spending is at its highest level in a decade, with 50 percent of consumers planning to buy new Easter attire. The Easter Bunny is going to be made out of solid gold next y...

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Premier Christy Clark deflects political donations question in campaign 'focused on people'

A day before the writ dropped for the May 9 provincial election, the NDP was already on the campaign trail, trying to lure voters with the promise of lower hydro bills. "And then you add in a $1.5 bil...

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China urges North Korea and U.S. to step back from potential war

President Donald Trump's tweets are adding fuel to a vicious cycle of tensions on the Korean Peninsula and if the US shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre...

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Tillerson says United States missile strikes carry message for others

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump and Xi agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons programme" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully". "S...

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Jungle Book redux: Girl, 8, found living with monkeys

Jungle Book redux: Girl, 8, found living with monkeys

Dr DK Singh, the Chief Medical Superintendent of the Bahraich hospital, said other than a few symptoms, there was no proof that the girl was like the Jungle Book character she's being compared t...

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Tesla's Elon Musk says company's semi truck coming in September

Although Jackson, 68, was dismissive of Tesla's valuation, he praised the job Musk has done to build fervor for his company's cars. Musk has previously said a year ago that the company was worki...

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$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

In this particular auction, the FCC was selling frequency in the 600MHz range (from 614-698MHz) cut up into bands. This auction sold spectrum in the 600 megahertz band, a low-frequency type that is ...

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Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

If filing a joint return, both spouses must sign. "(I put in) over 80 hours."He offered one bit of advice to procrastinators: "Get your stuff together, get it to your accountant and expect an extens...

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A primer on some of the main issues in the BC election

She says her government will continue to invest in the tech sector, which will lead to the graduation of thousands of more tech-savvy students every year. "For the past 16 years, BC Liberals have be...

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Spicer: Trump Just Clearing Up 'Blurred' Line on Bannon's Role

Trump also warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin, in backing Assad, is supporting someone who is "truly an evil person". Soon after these remarks, The Wall Street Journal noted how Tr...

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Dybala's brace gives Juventus edge over Barca in CL quarters

Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon was delighted with his clean sheet in their Champions League rout of Barcelona . Paulo Dybala struck twice in a stunning first half and Giorgio Chiellini added a thi...

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New York Offers Free Four-Year College Studies For Residents

New York Offers Free Four-Year College Studies For Residents

Crabill expects that community colleges could see the first increase in enrollment from what's called the Excelsior Scholarship , because many four-year SUNY schools have already putting together t...

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Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel

Power problem leaves train stuck in Hudson River tunnel

It happened three weeks after the derailment of an Amtrak train at Penn Station and a week after a New Jersey Transit derailment shut down eight of 21 tracks there and disrupted travel in the region f...

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Misdirected Strike Results in Partnered Force Casualties

Misdirected Strike Results in Partnered Force Casualties

The SDF is a US-allied coalition of Syrian Kurds and Arabs. The U.S. -backed SDF are anti-Assad forces. US Central Command indicated that it was the SDF themselves who had given the wrong co-ordin...

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Dollar rises as market 'oversold' following Trump comments

We rated that outdated claim Four Pinocchios: Not only is the United States not being hurt by China's current currency manipulation, China also is not devaluing its currency anymore. When I interviewe...

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Delta can now offer passengers $10000 to give up their seat

Delta can now offer passengers $10000 to give up their seat

Congress, the Transportation Department, the city of Chicago and United are each investigating the incident, in which passenger David Dao suffered a concussion and lost two teeth . "I have heard from...

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Musk Promises 2 New Directors for Tesla Amid Shareholder Criticism

Grohmann Engineering is also so important to Tesla because Elon Musk has made great promises in the past. We've also seen self-driving big rigs tested out by some of Tesla's rivals. Tesla's marke...

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Next-generation aircraft carrier: builder's sea trials done

Next-generation aircraft carrier: builder's sea trials done

Not only did Mulherin spend the week at sea, he was joined by Adm. James Caldwell, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, and Rear Adm. Brian K. Antonio, program executive officer, aircraft carri...

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United to compensate all passengers on infamous flight 3411

United to compensate all passengers on infamous flight 3411

The Louisville, Kentucky-bound flight attracted worldwide attention earlier this week when crew members called law enforcement to remove a ticketed passenger from the aircraft to make room for United ...

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Hey Pikmin Announced for 3DS; Releases July 28

New amiibos for the game will launch on the same day. More information on the Nintendo Switch title will be released as we get closer to the release date. After spending an entire weekend playing th...

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China's flag carrier halts flights to North Korea

The information comes from "multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials" speaking to NBC News . To prepare, the USA has positioned two USA destroyers, as well as heavy bombers, in the area. North K...

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Wisconsin Ag Secretary Calls For Federal Action On Canadian Dairy Policies

Wisconsin Ag Secretary Calls For Federal Action On Canadian Dairy Policies

Four Minnesota lawmakers are the latest to appeal to the president for immediate help with a Canadian dairy policy they say is an "impermissible trade barrier" for the US industry. The association sai...

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