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Wal-Mart Stores to Provide Wage Raise to Workers Next Month

However, new entry-level Walmart employees hired in 2016 will still receive $9 an hour, which will increase to $10 once the workers complete an internal retail skills program. The retailer detailed its pay plans less than a week after it revealed t...

Verizon revenue rises 3.2 percent

According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Neutral by the analysts at the agency. That's a 1.2% increase over the fourth quarter of 2014. The cell phone carrier reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' co...

North Korea says US student was detained for 'hostile act'

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated to reporters Wednesday during his visit to Seoul . KCNA identified the student as Warmbier Otto Frederick, a student at the University of Virginia. The country will also call on China and Russian...

Wal-Mart to give pay raises to most of its workers

Walmart employs some 1.4 million people in the US and has been criticized by industry groups for its low pay and poor benefits packages. The average part-time hourly wage will be $10.58/hour. The statement comes just days after Wal-Mart announced ...

Why you should download the new iOS 9.2.1 update ASAP

Additionally, it fixes an MDM server issue for enterprise users (multiple device management). These include all the iPhone 4s and newer iPHones, iPad mini and iPad 2 and newer iPads, the iPad Pro, and the fifth- and sixth-generation iPod Touches.

Every Chipotle Will Close on February 8 for Food Safety Meeting

The meeting will occur on February 8 and the company's more than 1,900 restaurants will take part. In the fall, Chipotle closed 43 restaurants in Washington state and OR after authorities linked an E. coli infection originated. Chipotle will c...

Chipotle will close February 8 for companywide meeting on food safety

One of the norovirus outbreaks is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, in conjunction with the U.S. The remarks from executives come after Chipotle's sales plunged 30 percent in December. C...

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Assemblyman to host town hall meeting in Rome on health care proposal

Nonpartisan political experts are saying the vote could endanger the Republicans' House majority, and the initial polls indicate little support for the bill. Sen. However, this w...

Tesla Selling Solar Roof Tiles

They'll be economically competitive if priced similar to traditional roofing materials plus the cost of solar panels . Interested parties can place an order for a solar roof ...

Buffett: GOP Health Care Bill a Tax Cut for the Rich

Buffett said Saturday that health care costs have gone up incredibly, and are expected to continue increasing. Buffett says Wells Fargo didn't act promptly when it discovered the...

Ryan on Republicans not reading the bill: 'Bogus attack' from the left

While the bill is likely to remembered as one of the greatest bipartisan compromises of the decade, it is not without detractors. That means there will be controversy surrounding a...

Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Washington systematically dismantled the defending Stanley Cup champions, who looked listless as they struggled to generate any kind of sustained pressure. But consider the intr...

Estate tax elimination only benefits wealthiest

However, Roberton Williams , a senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center , which analyzes the impact of tax policy changes, told us that Trump's plan "would save high-income peopl...

Trump's Proposed Corporate Tax Cut: In Perspective

That's because it will raise prices on imported goods, he explained. Business investment has been weak for the last couple of years, dragging down economic growth. As a result of...

Facebook shares dip from high as investors fret over costs, future profit

Meanwhile, the number of people using Facebook monthly increased 17 percent to 1.94 billion, according to the earnings report. Much of Facebook's profits was once again dri...

How Donald Trump's U.S. tax cuts could impact Australia

But especially on the business side, Trump's plan lacks numerous details needed to make the numbers work. The data came from S&P Capital IQ and is based on SEC filings. "This is a...

Trump administration unveils tax reform proposal

Mnuchin described the AMT as an unnecessary complication ti the tax code. Though Trump refuses to release any recent tax returns, information from his 2005 return indicates that ...

Special Reports

Trump approaches 100 days in power

President Donald Trump is under heavy scrutiny as the first symbolic milestone of his presidency fast approaches - but it seems Trump is giving himself a pass on his 100-days marke...

Trump calls Canada's dairy trade policies a 'disgrace'

Weins, who did not offer any advice on renegotiating NAFTA given Trump's insistence upon changing the trade rules, says the problems facing USA dairy farmers were all created by o...

Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set a year ago and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . "They're too complicated", he said. White House of...

Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision

If the Oilers want to leave victorious and tie this series up, they will have to put on tremendous pressure and get shots on net. Now we need to win game two. It was the first t...

Rondo the kingpin as Bulls hit overdrive

While Butler is averaging 26.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game so far this postseason, Rondo is at 11.5 points, 10.0 assists, 8.5 rebounds and...

Watch Addison Russell Hit Big Walk-Off Home Run Against Brewers

Watch Addison Russell Hit Big Walk-Off Home Run Against Brewers

If anyone tries to sell the ring, the Cubs have the right to buy the ring back for $1! During the nine-game homestand, you had wind variances blowing in at 25 miles per hour to ...

Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

Theresa May has said a snap general election is necessary to prevent opposition parties at Westminster "frustrating" the Brexit process. With Mrs May needing the support of 434...

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Britain is now gearing up for its third general election in seven years, which comes less than a year after the divisive referendum that decided the United Kingdom would withdraw ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Dazzles in Playoff Debut for Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo Dazzles in Playoff Debut for Milwaukee Bucks

Antetokounmpo's layup to open the second quarter gave the Bucks a 10-point lead, but the Raptors hit back and a driving finger roll by DeRozan had Toronto up by three points....