House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

14 minutes ago   |   Stl Today   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to...
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A Spreadsheet of China's Censorship Shows the Human Toll

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times

An online spreadsheet with an anonymous minder keeps a tally of Xi Jinping's crackdown on online speech.
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Has The Great Shaking Of The Financial Markets Finally Begun?

Has The Great Shaking Of The Financial Markets Finally Begun?

26 minutes ago   |   The Economic Collapse

A whole host of prominent voices have been warning that volatility and chaos would be returning to Wall Street, and that is precisely what has happened. But is this just a...
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When Does a Commodities Boom Turn Into a Supercycle?

26 minutes ago   |   Washington Post

A surge in commodity prices has Wall Street banks gearing up for the arrival of what may be a new supercycle - an extended period during which demand drives prices well above...
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Water near Arizona Air Force base is tainted in latest case

32 minutes ago   |   Chron

PHOENIX - The U.S. Air Force says it will be distributing bottled water to thousands of residents and business owners near its base in suburban Phoenix until at least April...
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Costco raising starting wage to $16 an hour

40 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Costco will increase its starting wage to $16 an hour, surpassing most of its main competitors
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Salesforce posts record sales but full-year profit forecast disappoints

Salesforce posts record sales but full-year profit forecast disappoints

40 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Salesforce forecast full-year profit that was below market expectations, sending the shares of the CRM company down 3.9% in extended trading.
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House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

52 minutes ago   |   Chron   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to...
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South Korea starts vaccinating, but people over 65 must wait

South Korea starts vaccinating, but people over 65 must wait

1 hour ago   |   Stl Today   |   2 articles

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea administered its first coronavirus vaccines Friday to people at long-term care facilities, launching a mass immunization campaign that...
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Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce

Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

Raena's team, from left to right: chief operating officer Guo Xing Lim, chief executive officer Sreejita Deb and chief commercial officer Widelia Liu Raena was founded in 2019...
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South Korea starts vaccinating, but people over 65 must wait

South Korea starts vaccinating, but people over 65 must wait

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea administered its first coronavirus vaccines Friday to people at long-term care facilities, launching a mass immunization campaign that... Read more ...

COVID-19 bill must drop minimum wage hike, arbiter decides

COVID-19 bill must drop minimum wage hike, arbiter decides

WASHINGTON - The Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats' drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must... Read more ...

Parliamentarian: COVID-19 bill must lose minimum wage hike

Parliamentarian: COVID-19 bill must lose minimum wage hike

WASHINGTON - The Senate parliamentarian has dealt a potentially lethal blow to Democrats' drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall... Read more ...

Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

NEW YORK - Is it Mr. Potato Head or not? Read more ...

Boeing will pay $6.6 million to settle FAA allegations

Boeing will pay $6.6 million to settle FAA allegations

Federal regulators have imposed $5.4 million in civil penalties against Boeing for violating terms of a $12 million settlement in 2015, and the aircraft maker has agreed to pay... Read more ...

Arkansas Senate votes to refund virus fines to businesses

Arkansas Senate votes to refund virus fines to businesses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Senate on Thursday voted to refund the fines the state has collected from some businesses for violating coronavirus restrictions, as Gov. Asa... Read more ...

The Latest: US loosens Pfizer vaccine shipping regulations

The Latest: US loosens Pfizer vaccine shipping regulations

NEW YORK - U.S. regulators are allowing Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to be shipped and stored at less-frigid temperatures, which should ease distribution and administration of one... Read more ...

Mitch McConnell says he would vote for Trump again days after saying he was...

Mitch McConnell says he would vote for Trump again days after saying he was 'practically and morally responsible' for the deadly insurrection

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would back Donald Trump if he were the Republican Party's nominee for president again. He... Read more ...

U.S. pizza sales, booming in pandemic, start to slow

U.S. pizza sales, booming in pandemic, start to slow

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - After a pandemic-fueled boom, U.S. pizza sales appear to be headed back to earth. Read more ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions of customers on... Read more ...