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Author: 0 Equal Pay Day Is Reminder of Existing Wage Gap

Espaillat. States are offering creative solutions to expand protections for women and close federal loopholes in the fight to end the gender wage gap, NBC News reported. Legislation was proposed a year ago to help address the gender pay gap by allowing employees to openly talk about their pay, but it did not pass. "It's imperative that we act now, especially when our research showed 51 per cent of employers don't coach or prepare their management on equal pay and gender equality".

Author: 0 United Airlines Leggings News Sparks Storm On Social Media

Watts was travelling on vacation to Mexico when she heard a family next to her panic. UNITED Airlines has sparked a "sexism" storm after refusing to let a ten-year-old girl board a flight because she was wearing leggings. A United spokesman Jonathan Guerin told the New York Times that the two girls barred from flying "made an adjustment" to their clothing and were waiting for the next flight to Minneapolis.

Author: 0 California Declares Drought Over

Excessive groundwater pumping has also caused ground levels in areas of the San Joaquin Valley to sink by one to two feet in just the last two years and left rural communities like East Porterville without access to safe drinking water .

Business Eurogroup chief 'positive' on Greek bailout breakthrough
Author: 0 Eurogroup chief 'positive' on Greek bailout breakthrough

The deal is needed in order to stop the country from defaulting on its creditors this summer when Athens owes about seven billion euros in debt repayments. In a statement after Friday's Eurogroup, the Washington-based institution said that there were "good prospects for successfully concluding discussions on outstanding policy issues".

Author: 0 Resilient Bournemouth ready for Chelsea test, says Howe

Despite the setback, Kompany saw plenty of positives in his team's performance, as reported by City's official website : "Obviously, we are not happy but I can't say I'm disappointed with the performance". Tottenham's title hopes looked over until Dele Alli equalised in the 88th minute and Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen struck in stoppage time to kill off Swansea .

Author: 0 8 takeaways from the March jobs report

But it added 58,000 jobs in February - which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ranked as the second warmest February on record. The unemployment rate among white Americans in March was 4.0%. Yet employers added just a meager 98,000 jobs - barely half the pace of January and February. What's more, for the first time in years, overseas growth stands to boost the U.S.

Author: 0 Tillerson says no reason for Russian Federation to retaliate

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Moscow as planned after the G7 meeting on 10-11 April. Mr Tillerson would be able to deliver a "clear and co-ordinated message to the Russians" after the meeting between the world's leading seven industrialised nations, he said.

Author: 0 Ghastly images of dying babies prompted Donald Trump to order missile attack

USA officials blame Moscow for propping up Assad. "These people did not ask for permission even from the United Nations and their own Congress, which we believe are flawed, and ignored all worldwide principles and laws, attacking Syria with aggression, blatantly and outrageously", Rouhani added.

Business Saudi-UK talks focus on security, trade
Author: 0 Saudi-UK talks focus on security, trade

He criticised the "dictatorial Saudi monarchy's shocking human rights record " and said the PM should focus on human rights and global law at the centre of her talks. Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters she hopes to send a message regarding women in leadership when she visits Saudi Arabia. . Speaking to the media as she travelled to Jordan, which she is visiting before travelling to Saudi Arabia, May said humanitarian aid was one of the issues she would be discussing on her trip.

Business Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism
Author: 0 Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism

Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be worth half the $2 trillion (£1.61 trillion) valuation suggested by the country's officials, according to a report by the Financial Times . Ahead of her visit to Saudi Arabia, May pointed to the "immense potential for Saudi investment to provide a boost to the British economy". But the PM insisted the United Kingdom must engage with the Saudis rather than criticise from the sidelines.

Business Girls In Leggings Told To Change Before Boarding United Flight
Author: 0 Girls In Leggings Told To Change Before Boarding United Flight

Although United did specify Sunday on Twitter the girls were " pass riders ", it initially didn't say they needed to adhere to a different dress code than other passengers. Those traveling with a "United pass" are company employees or family members of airline employees. The children were "pass riders", defined as "United employees or eligible dependents" who fly as a "company benefit".

Author: 0 West Side Nut Club to host Easter Egg Hunt

ARAPAHOE - Easter Egg Hunt , Game and Feast on Sunday, April 16 at 2 p.m.at the Arapahoe Pow-wow Grounds. The children will receive a special treat for each egg found. Kingston resident Tara Marie DiRodricco waited in line in front of the F.M. Kirby Center with her family as friends as they waited to get their faces painted.

Business Garcia takes share of Masters lead as Hoffman falters
Author: 0 Garcia takes share of Masters lead as Hoffman falters

Mickelson, a five-time major champion vying for a fourth Augusta victory, struggled late to shoot 73 and was another stroke adrift sharing 10th on 144 but confident he could claim his first victory since winning the British Open. "I'm a major champion, but I'm looking for more", Rose said. He had it to as low as 7-under Saturday before faltering to a third-round 72, though, leaving him two shots out of the lead at 4-under.

Author: 0 Without multiple tax rates, GST will be regressive: Arun Jaitley

The GST Council on Friday approved five amended rules for the GST to pave the way for its roll out from July 1. Four GST legislations are Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and Compensation GST. The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, will enable levy d collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods and services or both by the union territories.

Author: 0 'Tremendous progress' in China talks

CGTN's Nathan King reports from Palm Beach in Florida. Last week, the president predicted in a tweet that his meeting with Xi would be "very hard". They toured Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach and mingled with students as they made posters about global conflicts, including the Cuban missile crisis, the Korean War and World War II.

Author: 0 North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

Trump veered from his previous opposition for the U.S.to get more deeply involved in Syria's civil war after the chemical strike by Syria earlier in the week against a northern city in the country where scores of civilians were killed. On Thursday, the country's state media reported that Korean leader Kim Jong-Un wrote to President Assad on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Ba'ath Arab Socialist Party.

Business UNSC opens emergency meeting on U.S. strikes in Syria
Author: 0 UNSC opens emergency meeting on U.S. strikes in Syria

Thursday's strikes are a test of whether Congress will check Trump. After dinner Thursday, the president informed Xi that US missiles had just made impact in Syria. The US missiles hit at 3.45am Friday (12.45pm NZT) and targeted the base's airstrips, hangars, control tower and ammunition areas, US officials said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump hails 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese president

He's also criticized China for grabbing jobs that could otherwise go to Americans. Many blue-collar workers helped propel him to his unexpected election victory on November 8 and Trump is under pressure to deliver for them. So, how will Trump handle Xi? -China dialogue by putting the two presidents at the head of the forum. JOHN YANG: Former U.S. Envoy to China Max Baucus says the moment of truth on North Korea is drawing near.

Business Charlotte ranks among top 20 cities for mail carrier dog attacks
Author: 0 Charlotte ranks among top 20 cities for mail carrier dog attacks

The report places Denver at 7th in the nation, between Chicago and Detroit. If a letter carrier feels threatened by a dog, or if a dog is loose or unleashed, the owner may be asked to pick up mail at a Post Office until the letter carrier is assured the pet has been restrained.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Chinese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton went fastest in the first round of laps in Q3, nearly two tenths of a second ahead of Sebastian Vettel with Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen behind them in that order. Hamilton beat Vettel by 0.186 seconds for his second pole in two races this year. "It's been an interesting weekend so far with no testing yesterday", Hamilton said, "so it was a real challenge today for all of us".

Business Tesla Record: ~25000 Vehicles Delivered During Quarter 1 2017
Author: 0 Tesla Record: ~25000 Vehicles Delivered During Quarter 1 2017

The Model X was well received by reviewers on launch, but was plagued with bugs, most notably with its falcon doors. Ahead of an upbeat target of 25,000 vehicle delivery for the first quarter, the auto company boost its confidence and investors listed in stock on their watch lists.

Author: 0 South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North

Clearly the biggest challenge Trump faces in the months to come is North Korea, which test-launched another medium-range ballistic missile on Wednesday. manufacturing, warned of a "difficult" discussion. North and South Korea, which are divided by the world's most fortified border, remain technically at war and the United States maintains some 28,500 servicemembers on the divided peninsula in a constant state of readiness.

Author: 0 Congressional Delegation Backs Strikes in Syria

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has delivered a warning at an emergency session of the UN Security Council. Washington claims the base was used by the Syrian government to launch a chemical attack on civilians in Idlib province on Tuesday, in which around 80 people were killed, including babies.

Business Greek bailout talks inch forward
Author: 0 Greek bailout talks inch forward

The Eurogroup finance ministers met today and said "big blocks" in the way of finishing the long-running review of the rescue programme have been cleared. "This endless negotiation must come to an end", said Tsipras, while Tusk added that "our finance ministers should do the work to achieve an agreement".

Author: 0 Three more advertisers flee from Bill O'Reilly's Fox News show

The O'Reilly Factor is Fox News' top rated show and its viewership has continued to climb in the a year ago, reported the Associated Press . "Given the importance of women in every aspect of our business, we don't feel this is a good environment in which to advertise our products right now", she said .

Author: 0 Ratings Skyrocket, Sponsors Flee as Trump Endorses Fox News Host O'Reilly

That was the third straight week that the MSNBC show has overtaken "The O'Reilly Factor" in the demo. At companies that have stuck by O'Reilly, there have no doubt been conference room discussions, said Kelly O'Keefe, a professor of brand management at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Author: 0 Drivers: What you need to know about changes in the gas tax

The money would be used to carry out major road repairs, for which governor Jerry Brown had been pushing for years. "Tonight we did something", Brown told reporters in a hallway news conference outside his office. He lobbied unsuccessfully for a provision that would ban strikes by Bay Area Rapid Transit workers. Assemblyman Adam Gray, a Democrat, a key swing vote who signaled his support Thursday morning after Brown agreed to $500 million in commuter train and roadway investments in the ...

Business Tesla Delivers more-then-expected Vehicles in Q1
Author: 0 Tesla Delivers more-then-expected Vehicles in Q1

The company also revealed that, during the quarter, the company produced 25,418 vehicles, another record-setting result for Tesla. Toward the end of last month, China's Tencent Holdings bought a 5-percent stake in Tesla for $1.78 billion, providing the company with an additional cash cushion as it prepared to launch its Model 3 later this year.

Author: 0 Jaitley moves GST bills in Lok Sabha, rates capped at 40%

The goal of the meeting will be to help formulate a final approval to the four rules given a tentative nod today. The council finalized five sets of rules relating to registration, refunds, returns, payment and invoice debit and credit. All four bills related to GST was passed on Wednesday in Lok Sabha. "Congratulations to every trader, producer and consumer of goods and services in the country on the passage of historic GST Laws", Jaitley said here in a tweet.

Author: 0 Oil producers look into rollover of output cuts

This news is disappointing and could lead to further liquidation of long positions by money managers that will put downward pressure on oil prices . The agreement to cut 1.8 million barrels per day, which came into effect on January 1, 2017, was for six months and is extendable for an additional six months, depending on the status of supply and demand, including global inventories.

Business Indian police arrest mastermind of scam that defrauded Americans of $300m
Author: 0 Indian police arrest mastermind of scam that defrauded Americans of $300m

He gave no further details. The department said at least 15,000 people had been targeted by the Mumbai-run telefraud, losing more than $300 million. The boss was suspected to have fled to Dubai. Indian police have said previously that Mr Thakkar led a lavish lifestyle, frequenting five-star hotels and driving around in expensive cars.

Author: 0 Westinghouse Electric to file for bankruptcy

Toshiba, the goal is mitigating growing liabilities that stem from guarantees that it provided. In the wake of mounting losses at its US nuclear arm Westinghouse , which filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors on Wednesday, Toshiba has put up the business for auction.

Author: 0 Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

Though the drought has been declared over, Felicia Marcus of the State Water Board said it does not end the conservation regulations. "To meet the state's long-term conservation plan, we will continue exploring and developing water resources that prepare the region for the future water challenges created by inevitable drought and climate change".

Business No traces of chemical weapons seen Shayrat - Russia's Defense Ministry
Author: 0 No traces of chemical weapons seen Shayrat - Russia's Defense Ministry

One woman was killed in an air strike Saturday on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun, site of a suspected chemical weapons attack earlier this week, a monitor said. He said: "There is no indication the Russians are changing their behaviour towards the U.S. in response to the attack". The American strikes "aim at slowing the victories of the Syrian army and its allies and reinforcing terrorist groups", they said in a statement .

Author: 0 Sens. Corker, Cardin: Trump Has No Long-Term Syria Plan

Russia, whose military support has kept Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime afloat, condemned the USA strike and suspended an agreement with Washington to coordinate the use of airspace over Syria, where a US alliance has been bombing Islamic State forces and Russia is flying sorties to attack militants and anti-Assad Syrian rebels.

Author: 0 Augusta Masters: Garcia, Pieters, Hoffman, Fowler share lead

Hoffman followed Thursday's 7-under-par 65 with a 75 that leaves him 4 under for the tournament and even with Sergio Garcia, Thomas Pieters and Rickie Fowler. 9: he marched to the 10th tee and proceeded to hit all but one fairway on the second nine and all but one of the greens in regulation. Spieth put himself in position to continue his extraordinary record at the Masters, which he won in 2015 and finished tied second in 2014 and 2016.

Author: 0 Chinese media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

This was not the first time the Trumps have showed off Arabella's Mandarin skills in what many believe was the U.S. first family's soft approach in their attempt to win China's favour. The highly anticipated U.S. "President Trump noted the challenges caused by Chinese government intervention into its economy", Tillerson said Friday.

Business Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close
Author: 0 Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close

Once a broad agreement is reached, Dijsselbloem said the eurozone will come back to issues related to Greece's medium-term budget and the country's debts. "We can not consider our future outside the European Union and its hard core, the euro zone", the Greek president said, underlining the need of change for Greece and the EU.

Author: 0 Smiths Group plc 8.3% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Its down 0.52, from 1.25 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 66 investors sold MRK shares while 603 reduced holdings. (NYSE:MRK) for 5,136 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. The stock's 50 day moving average is GBX 1,880.24 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,896.86. GB Group PLC had 36 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Business RBI Likely To Keep Rates Steady; Focus On Managing Liquidity
Author: 0 RBI Likely To Keep Rates Steady; Focus On Managing Liquidity

The RBI hinted that the fallout of demonetisation, whereby the banking system is flushed with liquidity adding to inflationary pressures, could be a factor in its holding rates. The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE traded at 29,861.07 points (at 2.30 p.m.). It has projected inflation at 4.5 per cent for the first half of 2017-18 and 5 per cent for the second half.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un May Hide After Syria Attack

If this is the case, then why can't China and the United States simply cooperate and rein in North Korea? China and the USA have agreed to cooperate in their efforts to confront North Korea over their nuclear program, according to a statement released by the White House.

Business How to completely reconfigure the Samsung Galaxy S8's new Bixby button
Author: 0 How to completely reconfigure the Samsung Galaxy S8's new Bixby button

Unfortunately, the Galaxy S8 Plus 6GB variant was reportedly to be sold in South Korea and China only. Sales of its new G6 flagship smartphone began in March and likely will not provide meaningful contributions until the second quarter. While some companies have been struggling financially for quite a bit now, Samsung has been able to hold strong over the last couple of years. Lee was arrested in February and appeared in a Seoul court on Friday.

Author: 0 Jerry Brown declares California drought over

Replacing the old drought proclamations, Brown issued a new order which will require that urban areas continue to report on water usage-to the California State Water Resources Control Board-to ensure levels are reasonable. To advance the priorities of the Water Action Plan and respond to drought, the voters passed a comprehensive water bond , the Legislature appropriated and accelerated funding and state agencies accelerated grants and loans to water projects.

Business No peace in Syria until Assad is ousted, says Nikki Haley
Author: 0 No peace in Syria until Assad is ousted, says Nikki Haley

Trump said of the chemical attack. The British-based Observatory said eight people had been killed in the USA attack. "But we can't put up with the actions that Assad has taken against his own people", he said. was a very, very important one". The Foreign Ministry called on Russian Federation and the U.S.to take steps in accordance with worldwide law to help reach a final and inclusive solution to the Syrian crisis, as they both have the needed potential to help end the Syrian war.