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Money California Chick-Fil-A will pay workers $17 to $18 an hour
Author: 0 California Chick-Fil-A will pay workers $17 to $18 an hour

Mason's new gold standard at his Chick-fil-A store comes in a state where the minimum wage is now $11 for businesses with more than 25 workers - and will increase a buck a year until it hits $15 by 2022. "What that does for the business is provide consistency, someone that has relationships with our guests, and it's going to be building a long-term culture".

Money As US tariffs go into effect, Europe vows retaliation
Author: 0 As US tariffs go into effect, Europe vows retaliation

Canadian and Mexican officials also threatened retaliatory responses but have as yet not indicated which US products they will target. Macron pledged the riposte would be "firm" and "proportionate" and in line with World Trade Organization rules.

Author: 0 Increase public investment to spur economic growth, OECD tells Belgium

The OECD said budgetary easing had taken over from central bank stimulus as the main motor of global growth with three-fourths of its member countries now estimated to be loosening purse-strings, led by massive U.S. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday that it projects Japan's real economic growth at 1.2 percent for 2018, down 0.3 percentage points from the previous estimate in March.

Author: 0 Amazon can't or won't collect sales tax in Australia

It was the move we all dreaded was coming: Australian shoppers will no longer be able to shop on Amazon's United States site as the company shifts focus to its local offering. It is understood that Amazon baulked at the massive administrative burden of tracking Australian GST from all overseas transactions. But even with the changes, the number of products available will be a fraction of what's on sale globally.

Money Starbucks racial bias training, explained
Author: 0 Starbucks racial bias training, explained

Starbucks reached an undisclosed settlement with the men who were arrested, and offered them a free college education. Starbucks will temporarily close 8,000 of its stores Tuesday afternoon to address racial biases and train staff to understand prejudice.

Money Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison
Author: 0 Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison

U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria on Tuesday also fined 23-year-old Karim Baratov US$250,000. He pleaded guilty in November to nine felony hacking charges. He later waived his right to fight a request for his extradition to the United States. Prosecutors said in court papers that Baratov's Russian-language web site - dubbed "webhacker" - advertised services for "hacking of e-mail accounts without prepayment".

Money The euro is sliding amid political uncertainty in Italy
Author: 0 The euro is sliding amid political uncertainty in Italy

The 1948 constitution is less than clear-cut: it says the president appoints the prime minister and "on his proposal, the ministers". If Mattarella fails to get the support of parliament , the time-frame for follow-up elections will be pushed forward to the coming months.

Money Tesla Model 3 braking update released
Author: 0 Tesla Model 3 braking update released

CR said that with the fix, the auto braked from 60 miles per hour to rest in 19 fewer feet than before - putting it on par with Tesla's own estimation of a 133-foot stopping distance, a distance that CR said is "typical for a compact luxury vehicle".

Money United States threatens China with tariffs over alleged theft of trade secrets
Author: 0 United States threatens China with tariffs over alleged theft of trade secrets

Trump has bemoaned the massive USA trade deficit with China - $337 billion previous year - as evidence that Beijing has been complicit in abusive trading practices. The White House claimed that China's intellectual property theft alone costs U.S. innovators billions of dollars a year, and China accounts for 87 per cent of counterfeit goods seized coming into the United States.

Money Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest flight
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest flight

Mak said. The existing longest passenger flight is operated by Qatar Airways between Doha and Auckland, at 9,025 miles. So it should be no surprise that, this week, the question as to what is the world's longest flight has pinged on the radar for the third time in just over a year.

Money Morneau tells Calgary audience Ottawa's ownership of Trans Mountain is temporary
Author: 0 Morneau tells Calgary audience Ottawa's ownership of Trans Mountain is temporary

Finance Minister Bill Morneau made the announcement in Ottawa Tuesday morning following an emergency cabinet meeting. The federal government's pipeline acquisition will make opposition to the project more hard in British Columbia, further straining the relationship between Ottawa and Victoria, not to mention between Victoria and Edmonton.

Money Petrol, diesel prices reduced by oil firms for second consecutive day
Author: 0 Petrol, diesel prices reduced by oil firms for second consecutive day

The reason behind the increase in petrol prices in the country is the rise in the crude oil cost and high excise duty levied on the particular fuel type. After 16 days of continuous hike, fuel prices on Wednesday witnessed a slight drop. The Centre was roasted on social media and Congress President Rahul Gandhi called it a "cruel joke".

Money Jeff Bezos Wants to Colonize the Moon
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos Wants to Colonize the Moon

We are going to let him go and that will make our planet better. "The Earth is not a very good place to do heavy industry", he said . Blue Origin hopes this will be the case with the New Glenn rocket , which has a reusable first-stage booster and should provide commercial launch services for satellites in the 2020s.

Money Grab doughnut deals all over Chicago Friday for National Doughnut Day
Author: 0 Grab doughnut deals all over Chicago Friday for National Doughnut Day

The classic doughnut is raised with yeast, a cake-style doughnut is made without, and a cruller is been made from choux pastry piped and fried in a circle. Burger King is planning to sell the food item on National Doughnut Day this Friday, it's been revealed. Burger King is also taking advantage of the holiday by releasing the first flame-grilled donut ever, the Whopper Donut.

Money Oil falls as investors brace for output increases
Author: 0 Oil falls as investors brace for output increases

With this news coming in, the crude oil prices have dropped by just over $1 per barrel already but it will take at least a fortnight more before the drop in prices is substantial enough to affect the retail prices in India. He and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said that while scaling back the supply caps was "on the table", no decision had been made. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih will meet with Kuwait's Bakheet Al-Rashidi and the U.A.E.'s Suhail Al Mazrouei - also the ...

Money Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police vehicle
Author: 0 Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police vehicle

A Tesla sedan in autopilot mode crashed into a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, police said. The police vehicle was unoccupied at the time, and the Tesla driver received minor injuries, police said, adding that the crash was reported to the department around 11 a.m.

Money Starbucks closes Sarasota-Manatee shops for racial-bias training
Author: 0 Starbucks closes Sarasota-Manatee shops for racial-bias training

For example, one question referred to a person having an accent. while another focused on going "to work with your natural hair". Analysts say Starbucks can ill afford the bad publicity at a time of growing competition in a coffee industry which has seen a number of rivals bought out or merged.

Money US following through on 25 percent Chinese tariff
Author: 0 US following through on 25 percent Chinese tariff

In a joint statement on Saturday, the countries said China would "significantly increase" purchases of U.S. goods and services to reduce their trade imbalance, a key demand from President Donald Trump and his team. The changes come as Trump seeks to crack down on China's trade practices, especially those related to cutting-edge industries that Beijing wants to dominate.

Money JAB buys majority stake in Pret A Manger
Author: 0 JAB buys majority stake in Pret A Manger

It was announced this morning that JAB has acquired Pret from its private equity owner Bridgepoint and other minority shareholders for a reported £1.5bn. Olivier Goudet, JAB chief executive, said they were excited "to partner with Pret and its talented team to continue their extraordinary growth". Pret - which opened its first outlet in London in 1986 - has 530 stores worldwide and is rapidly expanding globally in countries such as the US, China and France.

Money Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day
Author: 0 Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day

Across all forecourts, the average was even higher with prices rising by almost 8.5p a litre. A possible drop in Venezuela's crude output after a disputed presidential election, potential USA sanctions on the country as well as US' tough stance on Iran are the key price drivers.

Money How to reboot your router to disable Russian-linked malware
Author: 0 How to reboot your router to disable Russian-linked malware

The FBI has reminded the world it wants us to reboot our routers to try and help it identify VPNFilter-affected routers. QNAP storage devices are also known to be affected. "Detection and analysis of the malware's network activity is complicated by its use of encryption and misattributable networks". VPNFilter malware has a unique quality in that it can remain on an infected device even after a reboot .

Money Oil prices slump as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation consider output boost
Author: 0 Oil prices slump as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation consider output boost

Oil will not trade in the USA on Monday in observance of Memorial Day (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/which-markets-are-closed-on-memorial-day-2018-05-25). Without compensating supply from other members, this number looks likely to expand as the USA reimposes sanctions on Iran and the collapse of Venezuela's oil industry worsens.

Money Service dog gives birth to 7 puppies in Tampa International Airport
Author: 0 Service dog gives birth to 7 puppies in Tampa International Airport

Van Atter said Rigby was still training as a service dog to help her with mobility and pain issues. "Never seen anything like this". "The unusual scene drew quite a crowd outside of the Gasparilla Bar at TIA's Airside F. Yes, the litter missed the flight. The women said that they knew "Ellie" the yellow Lab was pregnant, but they were not aware of how close she apparently was to giving birth.

Money South Korea's Moon Jae-in may join Trump, Kim for Singapore summit
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon Jae-in may join Trump, Kim for Singapore summit

The KCNA statement said Kim and Moon agreed to hold high-level talks between their two nations on June 1, and to take steps to quickly implement their efforts to denuclearise the peninsula. The presence of Sung Kim is a clear sign that the summit between the two leaders is back on track, CNN reported. However, on Saturday, the two leaders spoke face to face.

Money Gas prices on the rise could affect holiday travel
Author: 0 Gas prices on the rise could affect holiday travel

Goods could cost more , too, as many consumer products like groceries and retail products are trucked over the mountain passes. That's up 5.5 percent from a year ago. "The price won't stop us from traveling ". To see the most up to date fuel prices and get more insights, visit gasbuddy .com or download the GasBuddy mobile app.

Money USA considers tariff on imported cars
Author: 0 USA considers tariff on imported cars

Blue-collar auto workers are getting behind President Donald Trump's latest threat against vehicle imports, but the suits in America's vehicle capital doubt a crackdown will come to pass. Toyota, Japan's biggest auto manufacturer, would also suffer since 30% of its cars sold in the United States are imported from overseas. China announced Tuesday that it was lowering its own tariffs on cars to 15% from 25%.

Money Disney Closes Day More Valuable Than Netflix
Author: 0 Disney Closes Day More Valuable Than Netflix

For Q1, Netflix reported $3.7 billion in revenue, up 40% year over year, and net income of $290 million, up 63%. While those properties allow Disney to essentially print money, they are no match for what Netflix can do with its grip on people's homes.

Money Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations
Author: 0 Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

A half-dozen of the Democrats who voted for the bill are up for re-election in states Trump won, and their support for the measure could allow them to highlight their ability to work with the president in places where he remains popular. A lone Democrat also was there: Sen. "This bill will further ensure consumer protections and adequate access to mortgage credit", Stevens said. The banking law also adds to Trump's marquee pro-business legislative achievement, the sweeping tax bill ...

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