Author: 0 See What Your State Is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap

The bill would eliminate loopholes in the Equal Pay Act. A survey of all faculty members - released Monday - found that in 2016 women earned 29% less than men. While white women have greatly narrowed the wage gap , "black women only narrowed that gap by 9 cents, from earning 56 cents for every dollar earned by a white man in 1980 to 65 cents today".

Author: 0 Russia-US relations put to test

China, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan abstained from the vote, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in saying no. Tillerson reiterated the USA view that President Bashar Assad of Syria, Russia's chief Middle East ally, was responsible for the chemical weapons assault in northern Syria on April 4 that left more than 80 people dead, sickened hundreds and outraged the world.

Author: 0 Panera Bread JAB buys USA restaurant chain for $7.5 bn

As of December 27, Panera had 2,036 restaurants in 46 states and in Ontario , Canada , operating under the brand of Panera Bread , Saint Louis Bread Co. Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich said in a statement that selling to JAB would allow Panera to increase its investments in its digital and mobile ordering technology as well as increase its focus on using healthier ingredients.

Author: 0 PM's image 'unassailable asset' for BJP: Amit Shah

Further to this, BJP leader Shrikant Sharma asserted that the party has always been against the concept of triple talaq primarily because it is related to a woman's dignity and safety. Sunday's resolution at the national executive of BJP also reaffirmed Modi's commitment towards building a "society of equal opportunities" where nobody would be treated as "inferior".

Author: 0 United States officially declines to label China a currency manipulator

The U.S. Department of Treasury has kept Taiwan on its currency monitoring list after Washington released its latest twice-a-year foreign exchange policy report on Friday. He had promised to label the country a currency manipulator on "Day One" of his presidency. "Treasury also places high importance on greater transparency of China's exchange rate and reserve management operations and goals", said the report.

Author: 0 Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

Not mentioning Ossoff by name, Trump tweeted , "The super liberal Democrat in the Georgia congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration, and raise taxes!" Democrat Jon Ossoff is aiming to win the seat outright - topping 50% and avoiding a runoff.

Business North Korea rolls out missiles
Author: 0 North Korea rolls out missiles

Other military hardware at the parade included tanks, multiple rocket launchers and artillery, as well as a solid-fuel missile created to be fired from submarines. Kim Jong Un, wearing a suit and tie, was greeted with thunderous applause, but did not speak during the parade. "Our toughest counteraction against the USA and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive", the official said, according to North Korea's state news agency.

Author: 0 Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

Treasury department did not name China as a currency manipulator, avoiding an all-out confrontation on currencies between the world's two largest economies. For the Kill Chain, the military plans to rent four to five intelligence satellites from overseas to monitor North Korea . Sterling rose almost 1 per cent against the dollar and United Kingdom shares hit 2 ½-month lows after British Prime Minister Theresa May called an early parliamentary election for June 8.

Business Paytm Taps into Gigantic Tax-free Allowance Market in India with Food Wallet
Author: 0 Paytm Taps into Gigantic Tax-free Allowance Market in India with Food Wallet

In January 2016, serial tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia had also entered into the meal voucher space with Zeta Meal Vouchers, which aimed at providing app-generated meal vouchers to corporate employees. Customers can also enjoy added benefits such as exclusive deals, discounts and cashbacks. The feature also allows the user to get notified about the nearby food outlets with the Nearby feature.

Author: 0 North Korea: US is creating a situation for nuclear war

He said the Trump administration's deployment of the Carl Vinson nuclear carrier task group to waters off the Korean Peninsula again "proves the USA reckless moves for invading the DPRK have reached a serious phase of its scenario". A Japanese official says a difference in approach remains with the US despite an agreement on a framework for new bilateral economic talks. Abe and Pence agreed to hold another "two-plus-two" ministerial-level security dialogue in the near future, the officials ...

Business A look at the early vote — Georgia special election
Author: 0 A look at the early vote — Georgia special election

In a Monday, March 27, 2017 photo, Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff is seen with supporters outside of the East Roswell Branch Library in Roswell, Ga., on the first day of early voting. "While I'm glad the President is interested in the race, he is misinformed". But Trump is falling short of his pledge to end the H-1B program, which is popular with big business.

Business United Airlines changes policy after dragging man from flight
Author: 0 United Airlines changes policy after dragging man from flight

United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin said the policy change is the first step of an ongoing review of what happened. Attorney Thomas Demetrio said Dr Dao would "probably" sue. The situation escalated when a response from the airline's chief executive, Oscar Mu;oz, failed to mention any use of excessive force. United needed four seats to transport employees to Louisville and didn't get any takers when it offered financial compensation to passengers who would voluntarily leave the flight.

Business North Korea Be Damned! IMF Sees Best Global Growth In 5 Years
Author: 0 North Korea Be Damned! IMF Sees Best Global Growth In 5 Years

The forecast was raised from 3.4 percent predicted in October. The IMF also expects the Philippines to book a current account deficit for 2017 and 2018 due to higher capital goods imports and investments, but the country's external position would continue to be comfortable amid ample global reserves.

Business Theranos agrees to pay $4.65 million in Arizona refunds
Author: 0 Theranos agrees to pay $4.65 million in Arizona refunds

That, however, is nothing special to Arizona: The company announced Monday in a deal with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services it would stay out of the blood-testing business for at least two years. According to the agreement, CMS has withdrawn the revocation of Theranos' Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments operating certificates and slashed the civil monetary penalty against the company to $30,000.

Author: 0 Melania And Barron Trump Are Moving Into The White House

If you want a modern-day definition of uncomfortable, you surely don't have to look any farther than U.S. President Donald Trump at the official White House Easter Egg Roll yesterday, hosted this year by the (oh-so-living of the middle class) Trump family.

Author: 0 The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC): What's the Story?

Now the shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) shares ended at $48.36 with 2.38 mln shares exchanging hands. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock.

Business Rick Perry Wants to Know If Wind and Solar Are Killing Coal
Author: 0 Rick Perry Wants to Know If Wind and Solar Are Killing 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.

Business Mover within Investors Observation: Alaska Air Group, Inc.'s (ALK)
Author: 0 Mover within Investors Observation: Alaska Air Group, Inc.'s (ALK)

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in Alaska Air Group by 0.4% in the third quarter. Insiders have sold 67,603 shares of company stock worth $6,527,192 over the last ninety days. Alaska Air Group had a return on equity of 33.50% and a net margin of 13.72%. The current share price indicates that stock is -14.32% away from its one year high and is moving 61.21% ahead of its 52-week low.

Business Netflix says it will pass 100 million subscribers this quarter
Author: 0 Netflix says it will pass 100 million subscribers this quarter

Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Netflix by 8.8% in the third quarter. UBS upgraded NFLX to Buy from Neutral in March and put a $175 price tag on the stock. Based on a 1 to 5 integer scale, analysts have a 2.30 recommendation on the name. The shares were sold at an average price of $146.87, for a total value of $1,468,700.00.

Author: 0 Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

North Korea could potentially strike Australia if its missile program was allowed to continue, she said . "We want to see North Korea abandon its reckless path of the development of nuclear weapons and also its continual use and testing of ballistic missiles is unacceptable".

Author: 0 Passenger injured and dragged off United Airlines plane

Dao , who was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday night, suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth in the incident, and he will need to undergo reconstructive surgery, Demetrio said . Dao "has no interest in ever seeing an airplane again" and will likely take a vehicle home to Kentucky, the attorney said, adding that his client has "absolutely zippo" memory of the incident.

Author: 0 General election 2017: Corbyn welcomes May's announcement

The announcement indicates that May has decided she can not get the Brexit legislation she needs through the House of Commons with the slim majority she inherited from David Cameron. Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, the next general election date was to be in 2020. It means there are two circumstances in which there could be an early election: If two-thirds of the House of Commons votes for one or if the government loses a no-confidence vote and a new administration fails to win a ...

Business Trump congratulates Turkish president after internationally condemned power grab — Authoritarians unite
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Turkish president after internationally condemned power grab — Authoritarians unite

Some 1.4 million German Turks were eligible to vote in Sunday's referendum and over 60% voted "yes". The OSCE also alleged misuse of administrative resources by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. There is also the risk of increased global isolation, with Erdogan appealing to patriotic sentiments by casting himself as a champion of a proud Turkish nation that will not be dictated to by foreign powers in general, and the European Union in particular.

Business O'Reilly Factor' advertisers jump ship in blow to Fox News
Author: 0 O'Reilly Factor' advertisers jump ship in blow to Fox News

The claims were exposed by a New York Times investigation that surfaced five sexual harassment cases that were made against the political commentator. Media reports said as many as 12 brands had made a decision to drop ads on the show as of Tuesday. Ailes denied the claims in his resignation letter, saying, "I will not allow my presence to become a distraction".

Business OYS | Tax Day Freebies and Deals
Author: 0 OYS | Tax Day Freebies and Deals

Tax day doesn't have to be all bad news for your finances. It's also an opportunity for businesses to offer deals to customers. Bob Evans: The chain is offering 30 percent off carry-out or dine-in meals with this coupon. The deal is good through April 19. McDonald's is offering one-cent Quarter Pounders with Cheese or Big Macs with the purchase of a similar full-size sandwich.

Author: 0 China's man on North Korea crisis cools heels in Beijing

Here's how events have unfolded. On Sunday, they said he was scarier than North Korea's Kim Jong-Un. Top of the agenda was a key component of South Korea's defenses against its northern neighbors' aggression - the THAAD missile interception system.

Author: 0 Nintendo sold nearly a million Switches in a single month

The first-person shooter was revealed to be coming to Nintendo's new console as part of the company's Nintendo Direct release event on Twitch Wednesday. They also expect the regular Switch to sell 25.7 million units by then. This news however puts The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at the top spot as both the fastest-selling Nintendo launch title of all time as well as the fastest selling Zelda game of all time.

Author: 0 Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

NORTH KOREA: Pyongyang's focus on developing missiles and nuclear weapons, including its latest failed missile launch, remain on investors' minds though concerns are starting to ease. He also met with American troops stationed at the joint U.S. Xi, however, has yet to meet North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un since the Chinese president took power in 2012 and ties between the two countries have become more distant since Pyongyang began accelerating its missile and nuclear programs since ...

Author: 0 Terror attack foiled in France

The men, born in 1993 and 1987, of French nationality, had the intention of committing an attack on French soil within the next few days, he said. Centrist Emmanuel Macron's lead increased, as opinion polls showed Mélenchon, whose policies include a 90% tax for salaries above €400,000 and an exit from Nato and the World Trade Organisation, climbed to an average of 19.4% in the polls, up from 18% in the middle of last week and around 12% early last month.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May announces United Kingdom election for June 8

She said the political divisions "risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". "We need a general election and we need one now". Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May just called a snap election . "If you want to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit, if you want to keep Britain in the single market, if you want a Britain that is open, tolerant and united, this is your chance", he said.

Business Injured de Villiers to miss IPL tie vs Gujarat
Author: 0 Injured de Villiers to miss IPL tie vs Gujarat

The place is at the bottom of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 table. The West Indies batsman then blasted one over mid-off to score his first six of the innings. Andrew Tye looks to be in the zone when all he needs to do is rotate his arm over to get an easy couple of wickets, and at the price the Australian pacer comes, he is too tempting to be ignored.

Business People Won't Fly United If Another Airline Has An Identical Flight
Author: 0 People Won't Fly United If Another Airline Has An Identical Flight

United initially stumbled in its response, but has since promised not to take seats from boarded passengers anymore, pledged not to use law enforcement in such situations and offered to refund everyone aboard the plane. United Airlines found itself on the defensive again after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world's largest carriers.

Business UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Stock Is a Clear Winner After Q1 Beat
Author: 0 UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Stock Is a Clear Winner After Q1 Beat

First Personal Financial Services increased its stake in UnitedHealth Group by 36.9% in the third quarter. The company has market cap of $1.45 billion. Leerink Swann upped their price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $195.00 to $210.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th.

Author: 0 US, Mexico, Canada join to launch 2026 World Cup bid

Soccer Federation head Sunil Gulati told reporters in NY. If the ambitious three-nation bid, first reported last week by the Guardian , is successful it would be the first time a World Cup was co-hosted by multiple countries since the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan.

Author: 0 Partisan bias and public opinion on Trump's Syria strike

The presidents of both countries personally waded into the day's diplomatic efforts in an apparent bid to move past some of the divisions, with Putin meeting with Tillerson for about two hours. The Kremlin had previously declined to confirm Putin would meet Tillerson, reflecting the renewed tensions. Last week, the US responded to a chemical attack on civilians by Assad forces by launching missiles against a regime air base thought to have been used in the attack, which killed at least ...

Author: 0 United Airlines Booted Couple Off Flight On the Way to Their Wedding

Hohl told KHOU-TV in Houston when they sat down, the crew informed them they were in the wrong seats and moved them to the correct seats. But then, according to Hohl, an officer came up and told them to get off the plane. In a statement , United Airlines said Hohl and Maxwell "repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating" and wouldn't follow the crew's instructions about where their purchased seats were.

Business Twitter Sues DHS After Agency Demands Identity of 'Alt Immigration'
Author: 0 Twitter Sues DHS After Agency Demands Identity of 'Alt Immigration'

They became popular after someone with access to the official Badlands National Park Twitter account began tweeting information about climate change that stood directly opposed to the President's viewpoints. USCIS is the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and is part of the Department of Homeland Security alongside the customs service. "For these and other reasons discussed below, Twitter respectfully requests that this Court declare the summons unlawful and enjoin its ...

Business June general election would 'remove the risk of uncertainty and instability'
Author: 0 June general election would 'remove the risk of uncertainty and instability'

May, a former interior minister, was appointed prime minister after Britain's vote to leave the European Union forced the resignation of her predecessor David Cameron. But Mrs May, who has a fragile working majority of just 17 in the Commons, said she wanted "unity" at Westminster as talks on Brexit begin in earnest with the European Union.

Author: 0 Notable Analysts Assessment of Stock: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Verizon Communications from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. With a total market value of $0, Verizon Communications Inc . has price-earnings ratio of 15.15 with a one year low of $46.01 and a one year high of $56.95.

Business Dead As Saudi Military Plane Crashes In Yemen
Author: 0 Dead As Saudi Military Plane Crashes In Yemen

The Saudi Black Hawk "fell during operations in the province of Marib" east of Sanaa, the coalition says in a statement carried by SPA state news agency, without specifying the reason. "We will work with our allies, with our partners to try to get it to the United Nations -brokered negotiating table", Mattis said. "As you know, Russia's President invited the King of Saudi Arabia to make an official visit to Russian Federation".

Business Couple Kicked Off United Flight In Texas As They Head To Wedding
Author: 0 Couple Kicked Off United Flight In Texas As They Head To Wedding

The airline is already facing a potential lawsuit not to mention social media infamy for another unsavoury incident involving the forced deplaning of a passenger. The airline suffered a public relations disaster after a video emerged a week ago showing security officers dragging a bloodied passenger off an overbooked United Express flight in Chicago.

Author: 0 British PM calls snap election on June 8

The negotiations themselves are not expected to start until May or June at the earliest. On Tuesday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May made the surprise announcement that she intends to hold a General Election on June 8. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn welcomed the news. She has repeatedly said that the decision can not be reversed, and has pursued a hard line against those who have argued for a phased withdrawal or a loose, continued association with the EU.

Author: 0 HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) & Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY)

Foundry Partners LLC's holdings in Incyte were worth $292,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. The business's revenue was up 33.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Baker Bros. Advisors Lp holds 23.1% of its portfolio in Incyte Corporation for 23.50 million shares.

Business Abbott Laboratories seals Alere deal at lower price
Author: 0 Abbott Laboratories seals Alere deal at lower price

The share price of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) was up +1.50% during the last trading session, with a day high of 43.38. Summit Financial Strategies Inc. The firm had revenue of $5.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.41 billion. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road.

Author: 0 A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Plans Dividend of GBX 10.87

Ashmore Group plc (LON:ASHM) has risen 6.19% since September 16, 2016 and is uptrending. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.27) target price on shares of Tesco PLC in a report on Friday, April 7th. Therefore 20% are positive. John Wood Group PLC had 153 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, October 5.

Business United issues refunds to all passengers aboard flight
Author: 0 United issues refunds to all passengers aboard flight

Dubai-based Emirates mocked United's best-known advertising slogan on its Twitter account, urging passengers to "fly the friendly skies with a real airline". Airlines are allowed to sell more tickets than there are seats on the plane, and they routinely overbook flights because some people do not show up.