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June 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 75,000 jobs to their payrolls in May, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The figure is higher than the 27,000 jobs payroll processor ADP and Moody's Analytics reported were added last month but a sharp drop from the revised 224,000 jobs the government...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- Getting planes back in the air quickly between flights means money for an airline, which is what has United Airlines looking to the breakneck racing pits of NASCAR for tips. NASCAR pit crews usually have just over 10 seconds to change tires, refuel and get their vehicles back on the...
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June 07, 2019 - 6:10 am
(NEW YORK) -- Independent journalist Ford Fischer received three emails from YouTube on Wednesday. The first two detailed why videos he had posted to his channel had been taken down. Six minutes later, the third email arrived announcing that he'd no longer be able to make money from his account, he...
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June 07, 2019 - 6:09 am
(NEW YORK) -- When Matt and Nick Jacobi-Caprio became engaged, they knew there were a couple of little girls who would be over-the-moon excited for them. It was their Barbie-loving nieces. Matt Jacobi-Caprio went on the hunt for a wedding-themed Barbie toy. He found one, but there was one issue: It...
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Visitors take photos of a statue of a bull along a shopping street in Beijing, Friday, June 7, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on investor optimism about a possible trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico before tariffs take effect. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 07, 2019 - 1:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on investor optimism about a possible trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico before tariffs take effect. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5% to 20,884.71, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose nearly 1.0% to 6,443.90. South Korea's Kospi fell 0.2% to...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo Ethan Brown, center, CEO of Beyond Meat, attends the Opening Bell ceremony with guests to celebrate the company's IPO at Nasdaq in New York. Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents per share, in the first quarter, up slightly from a 98-cent loss in the same period a year ago. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Beyond Meat's shares soared after the plant-based meat company beat Wall Street's expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO in May. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents per share, in the first quarter, up slightly from a 98-cent loss in the same...
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June 06, 2019 - 3:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay a $225 million settlement to resolve the federal government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's illegal marketing of a powerful but highly-addictive painkiller, prosecutors said Wednesday. As part of the deal...
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June 06, 2019 - 12:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday to allow telecom providers to block illegal and unwanted calls before they reach consumers, saying it will make an immediate difference for those plagued by scam calls. The commission says the "Do Not Call" registry works...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, photo, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, left, and Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa speak at the start of a joint press conference following a board meeting at the Nissan headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Partnering with a colossal Renault-Fiat Chrysler could help Nissan slash costs on shared components and research. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
June 06, 2019 - 10:57 am
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's surprise decision to withdraw a merger offer with French carmaker Renault stunned the industry, collapsing Thursday on fundamental differences over when Renault's long-time alliance partner, Nissan, would be brought in. The merger plan, which had sought to create the...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders took his criticism of American economic inequality to one of its alleged perpetrators on Wednesday, condemning leadership of the retail giant Walmart over low employee wages at its annual shareholder meeting in Arkansas, while lobbying for a resolution that would...
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