• New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs
New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

On the plus side for workers, hourly wages are now up to $15 for employees in some businesses like the big fast-food chains. The new study takes a different approach from past research which suggested that the minimum wage had little to no effect on the number of work hours.

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  • White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan
White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan

It marks the end of the month of Ramadan where Muslims have been fasting for upto 17 hours a day. Former President Barack Obama speaks during an iftar meal in 2010. Eid is celebrated during the first day of Shawaal. George W. Bush held an Iftar dinner every year of his two terms, including just after the September 2001 terror attacks.

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  • Analysts Anticipate Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL) to Announce -$0.35 Earnings Per Share
Analysts Anticipate Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL) to Announce -$0.35 Earnings Per Share

The current market capitalization of Fossil Group Cmn Stk (NASDAQ:FOSL) stands at 466.71 Million. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. In other Fossil Group news, Chairman Kosta N. Kartsotis sold 520,281 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 9th.

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  • Donald Trump's Latest Hire Is Plucked Directly From His DC Hotel
Donald Trump's Latest Hire Is Plucked Directly From His DC Hotel

Trump and other, high-level White House officials", the suit states, adding that Trump's actions have been questioned as illegal. The federal government spends more than $80 billion annually on information technology, employing about 113,000 IT professionals, according to the White House.

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  • Oil edges up towards data on reserves and production in US
Oil edges up towards data on reserves and production in US

Additionally, the International Energy Agency (IEA ) said that the non-OPEC nations like Canada, Brazil and the United States will add about 1.5 million barrels of supply in 2018, which is higher than the expected demand growth of 1.4 million barrels.

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  • Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims
Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

According to the Chicago Tribune , the institute looked at insurance claims from vehicle collisions between January 2012 and October 2016, and found that, in the years following legalization , claims increased 2.7% in Colorado , Oregon and Washington as compared to states still practicing cannabis prohibition.

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  • London high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster
London high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster

A resident of Dornay tower apartment building looks out of the top floor apartment, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . "I urge the Government to make sure all necessary support - including, crucially, financial support - is urgently made available to councils across the country so they...

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  • Marvel's Inhumans Gets New Poster & Official Premiere Date On ABC
Marvel's Inhumans Gets New Poster & Official Premiere Date On ABC

EDT). Marvel has released the official poster for the Inhumans TV show, with three members of the Inhuman Royal Family - Black Bolt (Anson Mount), Medusa (Serinda Swan) and Maximus (Iwan Rheon) - featured front and center. Then ABC will show those episodes and the rest of the series. The series also stars Eme Ikwuakor as Gorgon, Isabelle Co...

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  • Pandora CEO Tim Westergren To Exit
Pandora CEO Tim Westergren To Exit

A spokesperson for Pandora declined to comment on Westegren's reported exit. These initiatives, which moved to the forefront after Westergren added the CEO role in 2016, helped shift the music industry's perception of Pandora from foe to friend a year ago.

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  • Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT) Position Maintained by North Star Investment Management Corp
Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT) Position Maintained by North Star Investment Management Corp

Microsoft Corp now has $557.21B valuation. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) rose 0.59% during previous trade. About shares traded. Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NASDAQ:FOMX) has declined 30.16% since June 26, 2016 and is downtrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee ...

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  • Army firing in Gorkhaland protest kills 3
Army firing in Gorkhaland protest kills 3

Indian security forces fire tear gas canisters during clashes with supporters of the separatist Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) group in Darjeeling . On Thursday evening, after the Centre agreed to send four paramilitary companies, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri and Darjeeling MP and BJP leader S.S.

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  • Brexit bills presented in Queen's Speech, hat design in the spotlight
Brexit bills presented in Queen's Speech, hat design in the spotlight

There was no mention of the United States (US) President Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the UK later this year, appearing to confirm suggestions it has been delayed. Britain is beginning negotiations for leaving the European Union. Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum previous year but there is growing opposition to...

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  • De Villiers to decide his cricketing future in August
De Villiers to decide his cricketing future in August

Among the five wickets to fall after Malan departed was Liam Livingstone , who had started his worldwide career with a patchy innings of 16 in Taunton that went a long way to costing England the match. "It's an important part of our development". "It is a very hard situation to be in and I am a huge fan and love playing worldwide cricket "....

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  • Orlando Gay Chorus unites community during Pulse anniversary
Orlando Gay Chorus unites community during Pulse anniversary

Orlando police department patrol officer Alison Clarke (L) is embraced by Christine Gogicos while visiting the memorial outside the Pulse Nightclub on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2017 . Ireri Vielma didn't march on Sunday because she's still coping with the pain from when her half-brother was ki...

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  • Takata files for bankruptcy
Takata files for bankruptcy

Two people briefed on the matter say most of Takata's assets will be sold to rival Key Safety Systems for $1.6 billion. Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. So far, about 100 million inflators have been slated for recall, a process which will take until about 2020 to complete. The Japanese parts maker posted its third-straight annual loss ev...

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  • Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls
Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

Air bag maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the USA, overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs over defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The process could take years. Takata will use the proceeds to compensate victims of the recall and to help repay automakers who have shouldered related c...

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  • Modi to Address US Indian Diaspora
Modi to Address US Indian Diaspora

India is expected to raise and highlight " Pakistan Sponsored Terrorism" issue. His "Make America Great Again" slogan has been largely based on restricting immigration to the USA and ensuring that U.S. However, Monday's meeting comes under the shadow of Trump's efforts for stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas, a key issue for Indian IT comp...

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  • Fred Couples rallies to win Champions event in Wisconsin
Fred Couples rallies to win Champions event in Wisconsin

Tournament host Steve Stricker finished three shots behind Couples and tied for third. Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open in Madison, Wis., for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall.

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  • Uber says it knew about Google data
Uber says it knew about Google data

Uber made a series of costly missteps under Kalanick that damaged its reputation, including the harassment claims and allegations of stolen trade secrets. Also, that the correct culture and management systems in a business need to be established early on and enforced to ensure employees remain on the straight and narrow in the helter-skelter world...

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  • Modi US Visit: Modi Invites Top US Companies To Invest In India
Modi US Visit: Modi Invites Top US Companies To Invest In India

We could also bring strong climate change disagreements between New Delhi and Washington to the cost-benefit equation, but, as they say on Facebook status messages, "It's complicated". He would be the first world leader to have a working dinner with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. "Overcoming trade and investme...

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