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Check Out the Pay Gap in Each State for Equal Pay Day

Thousands of United Kingdom employers are set to begin publishing figures showing the difference between what men and women earn, under a law the government says is not only fair but could also add billions of pounds to the economy. Crimson & Whipped Cream will offer 20 percent off to women April 4. The Institute for Women's Policy Research reports that from 2015-2016, weekly earnings among Black women increased 2.9 percent, Hispanic women saw an increase of 2.2 percent, and white women ...

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Russian Federation and US, after Tillerson talks, agree modest steps to mend ties

MOSCOW - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia for almost two hours Wednesday, but the two men appeared unable to agree on the facts involving the deadly chemical weapons assault on Syrian civilians or Russian interference in the US election - much less move toward an improvement in basic relations.

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JAB Holding to buy Panera Bread for $7.5B

JAB also controls cosmetics maker Coty Inc., which this week announced an agreement to license Burberry Group Plc's beauty brands. St. Louis-based Panera has 2,000 bakery/cafes throughout the United States including several in the Valley operated by Covelli Enterprises.

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Modi pitches for justice to Muslim women

Indeed, this point in BJP's his-tory could be seen as its peak. The OPCC chief said BJD and BJP shared power in Odisha for nine long years between 2000 and 2009. Besides, the dwindling fortunes of the Congress and internal strife in Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) could favour the BJP. "Next time (in 2019), a BJP government will be formed in Odisha".

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U.S. urges China to open trade, holds off on currency manipulator tag

Additionally, US Department of the Treasury established a "monitoring list" of major trading partners that merit close attention to their currency practices. "I think when we talked about the use of red lines in the past with respect to Syria - the president's red line - that drawing red lines hasn't really worked in the past", he said.

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Medical Properties Trust Inc. Posted gains of 1.65% in the Last Trade

The Company focuses on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities across the United States and selectively in foreign jurisdictions. MCF Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 1.5% in the third quarter.

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Paytm rolls out Food Wallet to compete with Ticket Restaurant and Sodexo

This new feature is meant for corporates to issue tax-free employee benefits such as meal coupons and food vouchers. However, between easily spoilt paper coupons, low acceptability and expiry dates, around 6 million Indians struggle to file their food voucher claims every year.

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WashPost: Georgia Special Election Reflective of GOP Divide

Oakley, who cast an early ballot for Ossoff, moved to Georgia about six years ago and often feels "like a fish out of water" as a staunch Democrat in the red state. Traditionally, the possibility of losing the party a Congressional seat is heavily considered when choosing nominees to fill federal positions, but unsurprisingly, Trump did not take this precaution, leading to a series of wide open seats during a time when he and the Republican party are viewed at an all-time low.

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United States confirms North Korea's latest missile test

The isolated dictatorship celebrated the 105th birthday of its late founder with a massive military parade displaying what appeared to be previously-unseen KN-08 and KN-14 missiles. provocation. "However, North Korea has a habit of showing off new concepts in parades before they ever test or launch them", Hanham said. An official from South Korea's Unification Ministry, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules, confirmed that the man was Kim Won Hong and said his appearance ...

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Man dragged off plane files court papers

When Dao repeatedly refused to leave his seat, employees called in security personnel from the city's Aviation Department, who dragged him off the aircraft. His legal team plans to hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss the matter with reporters. "Currently, (Dr Dao and his family) are focused only on Dr Dao's medical care and treatment", Chicago-based lawyer Stephen Golan said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Stock Focus: Shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) in Spotlight

State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 70,470 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $6,844,000 after buying an additional 1,640 shares during the last quarter. $94,104 worth of stock was sold by Klinck Theodore J on Wednesday, March 1. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. This represents a $3.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.39%.

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Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

In a sign of Beijing's hardening attitude, the Global Times, a state-run tabloid, said in an editorial on Monday that China could enforce "stricter measures" against North Korea, including a ban on oil exports, or join a USA -led effort to block the North's access to worldwide financial markets.

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How Jon Ossoff became the insurgent candidate in Georgia's special election

So Democrats see Tuesday as their best chance for victory. As if the interview could not get any more awkward, Alisyn Camerota hit Ossoff with a doozy of a follow-up question. Marco Rubio, one of gaggle of Republican presidential hopefuls that Trump vanquished. But Trump is falling short of his pledge to end the H-1B program, which is popular with big business.

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New United Airlines Policy Scraps Last-Minute Boarding for Crew Members

Crew members are now required to make must-ride bookings at least 60 minutes prior to departure. When no one took the offer United began just picking names of passengers, who they then asked to leave their seats in order to seat flight staff.

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Couple kicked off United flight on way to wedding

When the flight attendant asked the soon-to-be-newlyweds for their ticket to see if they were supposed to be sitting there, Hohl told them that they were not, but asked if they could upgrade their seats. But the officials behind it still blamed Hohl and his bride for the disturbance. "These passengers repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating which they did not purchase and they would not follow crew instructions to return to their assigned seats." a United spokesperson told the Daily ...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

As in 2017, the International Monetary Fund left its forecast of United States economic growth unchanged at 2.5% in 2018, but the growth rates for 2017 and 2018 are higher than an estimated 1.6% in 2016 due to planned fiscal stimulus and an uptick in confidence, especially after Donald Trump's victory in November's presidential election.

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Theranos Agrees to Pay $4.65 Million in Arizona Refunds

Theranos also will pay a $200,000 civil penalty and $25,000 in state. That includes approximately 175,940 Arizona consumers who ordered about 1.5 million blood tests yielding around 7.8 million results. The company agreed not to operate any labs nationwide for two years. The federal probe into Theranos followed reports by The Wall Street Journal in which former employees said the company's tests were unreliable.

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Highlighting Shares of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Baillie Gifford & Co. raised its stake in shares of Tesla by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group boosted its stake in Tesla by 1.6% in the third quarter. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright laws.

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Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll

Wells Wood Turning, who manufacture the eggs, tweeted the White House just weeks ago to find out if the roll was going ahead. As seen in the video, Melania and Barron Trump place their hands on their hearts, while Mr. Hayes , which has become a barometer of sorts for the health of an administration. Among the activities were a reading nook, an area to send messages to US troops and a stage with entertainment.

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Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HGH) Reviewed By Analysts

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main purchased a new stake in shares of PNC Financial Services Group during the fourth quarter valued at about $117,000. (HIG) has a market capitalization of 17.91 Billion which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

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Venezuela opposition leader gets 15-year ban from running for office

The government's decision Friday to ban popular opposition leader Henrique Capriles from doing political work for 15 years galvanized the opposition again. The rulings by the court, which has consistently ruled in Maduro's favor during the crisis, drew worldwide criticism of Maduro's camp. Hundreds of police officers and national guards fired tear gas and rubber.

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Price reset underway in Metro Vancouver housing market

Oshawa, which is east of Toronto, saw prices rise 28.2 per cent in the first quarter compared with the same period a year ago. On a national basis, home prices are a tale of two cities, with Vancouver slumping while the Toronto region sees soaring prices, marking the first period in years in which Vancouver and Toronto's housing markets have headed in opposite directions.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Analyst Coverage

Alaska Air Group, Inc.is the holding firm of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America Inc., Horizon Air (Horizon) and other business units. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in Alaska Air Group by 0.4% in the third quarter.

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US Energy Secretary anxious about coal

Later in the memo , Perry said he wanted his chief of staff to figure out what regulatory burdens, subsidies and tax policies are forcing the "premature" closing of coal plants across the country, including the implementation of state-level renewable energy policies (often known as renewable portfolio standards or renewable energy standards) that require utilities to purchase some portion of of their electricity from renewable sources.

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An EPS Beat That Fails To Excite Bulls — Netflix

The video service added almost 5 million subscribers during the first three months of the year to end March with 98.7 million customers in roughly 190 countries. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark laws. ( NFLX ) produced 2.8 Billion profit.

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Japan's Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

The loss of United States participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership was a blow to Japan following strenuous negotiations, especially over opening its long-protected farm sector to more imports, especially of dairy and meat products. Japan and the US have outlined a path forward for economic talks between the countries. Pence said after meeting with South Korea's acting president that the USA and its allies have attempted to "peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear program" for more ...

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United Airlines Passenger David Dao Speaks Out About Ordeal

Now that consumers have had their rude awakening about the grim reality of being bumped off their flight, it's a good time to revisit a recently published study of the United States airlines most likely to bump confirmed passengers. It gave few details. Dao was forcibly removed and injured after boarding a United Airlines flight out of Chicago. United is the dominant carrier at New Jersey's largest airport, which is in Newark.

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Turkish president to vote critics: 'Talk to the hand'

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after Sunday's referendum handed him the reins of his country's governance. The board said the ballot papers would be considered invalid only if it was proven they were fraudulently cast. "We are protesting today because the results announced by the government are not the real ones".

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Tax day freebies: 1 cent Big Macs and free flights

Hooters is offering free food for kids twelve and younger with the purchase of a regular meal. The deal is good through April 19. Experts say if you're filing a last minute tax return, be sure to proof read, check your math and verify your account information.

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Trump may have to be patient about North Korea

As Kim Jong-Un's people starve and suffer unacceptable violations of human rights, North Korea invests in its military and its nuclear weapons programs. The department said there were still four North Koreans who had overstayed their work permits who had not surrendered, but their employers had said they would be handed over to authorities.

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Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units In March 2017 For North America

Nintendo Switch's early sales surpassed all other consoles in the company's history, at least as far as the USA is concerned. Nintendo has recently offered concrete numbers about how strong their sales were for the latest "Legend of Zelda " game and the Nintendo Switch.

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Trump says North Korea has "gotta behave"

At the same time, relations between South Korea and China have hit rock-bottom over the South's decision to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) anti-missile system, ostensibly to defend against increased belligerence from the North.

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Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

Hooded police officers involved in the arrest of two men in Marseille, southern France. Fekl said at a brief news conference that the two French men, one born in 1987 and the other in 1993, "intended to commit an attack on French soil in the very short term, which is to say in coming days".

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Netflix nears 100 million subscribers

As part of its marketing budget, Netflix said it will increase its investment in programmatic advertising in order to better personalize messages for consumers on a larger scale. - like YouTube TV and Hulu's forthcoming TV offering - will not have "much of an impact" on the business as Netflix is "largely complementary" to pay TV packages.

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UK Labour Leader Corbyn Welcomes June 8 Snap Poll Decision

With Corbyn giving May the green light, it looks like political battle will commence once again on 8 June. She now has a working Government majority of 17. Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, general elections take place every five years, meaning Mrs May would have had to carry on until 2020 before the chance to strengthen her position.


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