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Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10

The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an ...

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10

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Business warning over Labour minimum wage hike Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster t...
17:24, 06/02/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, i...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Washington's Biggest Lobbyist, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gets Shut Out Chilly relations with both the White House and congressional Democrats leaves the chief advocacy group for American corporations struggling to adapt to changing politics and shifts in the U.S. economy...
00:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce says looking at potential challenge of Mexico tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the organization said on Friday....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Trump slams the Chamber of Commerce over tariffs disagreement President Trump said Monday that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was critical of his tariffs and immigration policies because it doesn't represent the interests of the country....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
00:48, 06/06/2019

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the ...
04:48, 06/01/2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipelin...
00:24, 07/02/2019

Chamber of Commerce mulls challenge of Trump tariffs on Mexican goods The business group is exploring legal questions and keeping options open, said Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....
19:00, 05/31/2019

US-China trade talks reaching 'endgame' status, Chamber of Commerce says Myron Brilliant, executive vice president of the Chamber of Commerce, said the talks between the White House and China on a new trade deal were "94.5% finished" and close to "endgame" status....
22:12, 05/02/2019

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposa...
23:36, 07/09/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new re...
07:36, 06/05/2019

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centri...
16:48, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Chamber of Commerce mulls challenge of Trump tariffs on Mexican goods The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the influential business lobbying group said on Friday as a broad ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Push for a $15 Minimum Wage Divides Democrats A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issu...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Germany to introduce minimum wage for apprentices BERLIN (AP) — Germany is introducing a minimum wage for apprentices, a move likely to raise the income of tens of thousands of young people. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet on Wednesday appro...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
16:12, 06/10/2019

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose th...
22:24, 07/08/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
01:48, 05/06/2019

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
23:24, 07/08/2019

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top ...
12:12, 06/20/2019

Restaurant franchisee says Democrats' $15 minimum wage would put him out of business A restaurant franchisee made an impassioned argument Tuesday against the left's push for a $15 minimum wage, and saying it would force him to fire employees and could put him out of business....
00:24, 06/26/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional B...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
08:24, 05/02/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maint...
07:12, 05/02/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott ...
22:36, 05/23/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
06:12, 05/04/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with t...
21:24, 06/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is 'indentured servitude' The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knowsAs she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time sinc...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic lea...
23:24, 07/12/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and ...
21:24, 05/13/2019

Joe Biden wants to make 22 states more than double their minimum wage. What’s moderate about that? By flipping on the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden ditched his moderate position on abortion by supporting taxpayer funding for it. Now it’s clear that he isn’t moderate on the minimum wage either. Accordin...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Julian Castro joins McDonald's minimum wage rally Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and se...
21:12, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
09:24, 06/05/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest America...
04:36, 07/03/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
12:36, 05/02/2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
22:12, 07/08/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
17:00, 06/09/2019

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have p...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
07:24, 06/05/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
04:12, 07/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
18:12, 05/23/2019

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washing...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from M...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for c...
02:48, 07/06/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 201...
01:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, up from 19.92 b...
19:00, 07/05/2019

EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 201...
23:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 201...
04:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the har...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.       &#...
04:24, 06/05/2019

PayPal intros B2B commerce platform for marketplaces, e-commerce providers The PayPal Commerce Platform bundles together PayPal's AI and machine learning-powered fraud and risk protection tools, its compliance services, and its bevy of online payments acceptance tools....
20:36, 06/03/2019

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the price when purchasing everything from avocados to...
12:36, 06/01/2019

Trump v. U.S. Chamber shows just how much Washington is changing Of all President Trump’s feuds, his ongoing scuffle with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may be the most helpful to his political brand as a Republican disrupter taking on the old Washington establishmen...
00:36, 06/12/2019

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it havin...
00:48, 06/18/2019

“And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting y “And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting your face bathed in various healthful steams and smokes.”...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Border Militia Member Allegedly Said Migrants Should Be Put in 'Gas Chamber' A member of a border militia in New Mexico allegedly told a fellow militia member that the group should be “lining [migrants] up and shooting them,” and should “put them all in a gas chamber,” accordi...
03:24, 05/07/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
21:36, 05/31/2019

Enchanting Hidden Chamber Discovered At Nero’s Golden Palace Rome continues to be a rich source of archaeological discoveries. Archaeologists have just announced the discovery of a spectacular underground chamber that was once part of the Domus Aurea palace bui...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Secret chamber in King Tut’s tomb could hide Queen Nefertiti One of Egypt's greatest mysteries could be solved as scientists think they have located the final resting place of the ancient Egyptian queen, Nefertiti....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Longtime Chamber president Thomas Donohue hands off post to top aide Donohue, now 80, will be replaced by Suzanne Clark, another senior executive at the business lobby. He will stay on as chief executive for three more years....
22:36, 06/05/2019

Secret Chamber Painted With Centaurs, Sphinx Uncovered At Nero Palace A team of archaeologists have discovered a secret chamber decorated with detailed frescoes during restoration work at Emperor Nero's Domus Aurea or Golden Palace constructed two millennia ago....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Archaeologists discovered a hidden chamber in Roman emperor Nero's underground palace Archaeologists have discovered a hidden vault in the ruins of Roman Emperor Nero's sprawling palace, hidden under the hills near Rome's ancient Colosseum....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Burial chamber full of riches called England’s version of King Tut’s tomb An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers in appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Eletro-belts, spiked batons, even a gas chamber: EU seeks ban on trade in torture items Trade in instruments for torture and execution should be illegal and could one day be banned under an initiative spearheaded by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, EU Trade Commissioner Cecili...
22:12, 06/14/2019

Survival up for children with single lower heart chamber, health problems persist For people born with only one heart ventricle, the Fontan procedure is literally a life saver, but the condition often compromises later quality of living, new research shows....
16:48, 07/01/2019

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval before ordering a military intervention in I...
23:36, 06/28/2019

How three-star ping pong balls, mixing chamber will determine which NBA team gets Zion These aren't just any ping pong balls. And don't call it a hopper. It's a mixing chamber. Welcome to the NBA Draft Lottery.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Man City referred to Uefa's adjudicatory chamber after Financial Fair Play probe Uefa's club financial control body chief investigator has referred Manchester City to the adjudicatory chamber for breaches of Financial Fair Play regulations, Europe's governing body has announced....
11:36, 05/16/2019

Chamber lobby sees Congress moving on USMCA without fulfilling Democratic demand for renegotiation The U.S. Chamber of Commerce sees congressional Democrats backing off their demand that President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade must be renegotiated between the three countries....
18:36, 05/29/2019

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
21:36, 07/01/2019

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, who told ESPN he has let the team's GM and owner know he is "energized to keep coaching," has had preliminary discussions on a contract extension that would keep him from ...
03:24, 05/20/2019

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors. The world’s largest retailer...
18:12, 05/08/2019

G20 will discuss minimum tax for IT companies: Germany A compromise position on minimum levels of corporate taxation for IT companies will be discussed at this weekend's G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan, a German government official said on Wedne...
15:12, 06/26/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift nee...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, said Monday he was introducing legislation to raise...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Louisiana’s minimum marriage age will start in August BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will have a minimum marriage age of 16 starting in August, under a bill signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards. The hard-fought measure by Sen. Yvonne Dorsey Colomb...
14:36, 06/26/2019

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
19:12, 05/24/2019

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Maximum Security goes from running for minimum to Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security is at the other end of the fiscal spectrum of horse racing. Horse owners frequently pay a royal ransom to acquire a horse with potential to win the Kentucky Der...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to b...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be sl...
05:24, 07/10/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
07:36, 05/31/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions betwe...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Here's What Every Member Of The USMNT Has To Say About U.S. Soccer's Wage Inequality When the United States Women’s National Team takes the field for their World Cup knockout-round game against Spain today, they will try to forget everything else: their personal drama, their fears, th...
17:24, 06/24/2019

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
12:12, 06/18/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Best e-commerce hosting in 2019 Got a great idea, service or product? Building a quality web store could help you sell it to the masses, and it's easier than you think.Even basic website hosting plans will often include core e-...
16:36, 05/28/2019

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploratio...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press con...
08:24, 05/24/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham fr...
11:00, 06/25/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
16:24, 07/05/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
19:36, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
20:48, 05/13/2019

German official: We'll push for minimum corporate taxation at G20 meeting The German government will use the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Japan this weekend to make the case for a German-French proposal to introduce a minimum level of corporate taxation globally, a Ger...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
03:48, 05/21/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
19:48, 06/08/2019

Iran Says Scaling Back Nuclear Commitments A "Minimum" Measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from......
13:24, 06/19/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
23:24, 05/05/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they...
18:36, 05/12/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months amid signs of renewed economic health but unusuall...
23:24, 05/01/2019

Oregon prepares for interstate pot commerce SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With an eye to making Oregon as big in cannabis as it is in craft brews and pinot noir, Oregon’s Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that empowers the governor to enter into ...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Best e-commerce WordPress themes of 2019 WordPress is far more than a simple platform for blogging enthusiasts. Many WordPress themes are devoted to e-commerce, meaning that if you want to monetize your skills and/or start a small business, ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings IRAQ — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room. One wore civilian clothes, the other an ar...
00:36, 05/14/2019

UK wage growth rises; Trump blasts the Fed again - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionLatest: Trump says Fed clueless on ratesNewsflash: UK jobs report beats forecastsPublic sector...
18:12, 06/11/2019

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition...
19:12, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploratio...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Faurecia's tentative deal with UAW calls for major wage hikes Highlights of the Faurecia agreement include significant hourly wage hikes, a $2,500 signing bonus, retroactive pay for new wages as of June 1 and no increase in health care costs....
22:24, 06/24/2019

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look th...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
10:48, 06/28/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rece...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Mi...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan fo...
08:36, 05/11/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the Natio...
02:00, 07/04/2019

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than ...
21:48, 07/09/2019

Brazil sets minimum profit-sharing levels for oil mega-auction Brazil's national energy council on Thursday published updated parameters for a massive oil auction scheduled for later this year, including minimum levels of profit-sharing with the government, while...
23:24, 05/09/2019

CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
23:12, 07/03/2019

6 Alaskan glaciers to hike while you still can As the climate warms, Alaska's glaciers are receding. If hiking one of them is on your bucket list, here’s how to cross it off while you still can.        ...
14:48, 05/29/2019

US to Raise India's E-Commerce Rules in Talks US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross plans to discuss India's new e-commerce rules that could have an impact on operations of firms such as Amazon and Walmart with his Indian counterpart....
03:36, 05/07/2019

How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want Research released this week finds that many online retailers use so-called dark patterns to influence what shoppers decide to purchase. Cracking down on the practice could be difficult....
02:24, 06/25/2019

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connect...
17:12, 05/07/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 mln in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
18:24, 06/05/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:12, 06/18/2019

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
06:36, 05/21/2019

E-Commerce Turns the Tables on Restaurant Space As food delivery expands across major U.S. cities, a handful of startups are trying to use the latest e-commerce technology to liberate restaurants and grocery stores from pricey, street-facing retail...
18:36, 07/02/2019

EU fleshes out WTO e-commerce proposal, faces obstacles The European Union began a push for improved protection for traders and consumers involved in online transactions, as it published proposals on Friday launching what are likely to be long and hard WTO...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Huawei is still very much blacklisted as far as the US Commerce Department is concerned When President Trump announced out of nowhere that US companies can once again supply key components to Huawei giving the Chinese tech giant more time to develop in-house alternatives, we were all lef...
17:48, 07/03/2019

US and Luxembourg sign 'space commerce' pact The current US government relishes the thought of bringing business to space, and it's now eager to make deals with countries that share the same dreams. The US has signed a memorandum of unders...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe Belgium is the first European country to sign up to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), an initiative proposed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma in 2016 to help small businesses with cross-border ...
20:12, 05/01/2019

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
19:12, 05/21/2019

How Amazon FBA can help you launch a successful e-commerce business For the uninitiated, FBA, or Fulfillment by Amazon, lets you store your own products for sale in Amazon's fulfillment centers, where they are then picked, packed, shipped all by Amazon. It's an incred...
15:12, 06/21/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
18:36, 06/28/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rec...
23:12, 06/22/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:48, 06/22/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
11:48, 06/21/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three...
13:36, 06/14/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he w...
19:12, 04/30/2019

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details a...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Stern Center report urges minimum wages for Ethiopia's garment workers Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein....
23:12, 05/07/2019

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from th...
11:48, 06/19/2019

More visitors could hike The Wave in Arizona SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new proposal could mean bigger crowds at one of the most exclusive hiking spots in the southwestern United States. The federal Bureau of Land Management proposed changes Wednes...
21:24, 05/08/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
11:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:00, 05/20/2019

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
15:24, 05/21/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
08:24, 04/29/2019

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC Ne...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Can't Ensure Cheaper Oil Sales To India, Says US Commerce Secretary The US government will not ensure sale of its oil to India at cheaper rates as the commodity is controlled by private companies, US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said today....
17:36, 05/06/2019

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet ...
15:24, 06/13/2019

Alibaba opens e-commerce platform to sellers outside of China China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is now allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform. AliExpress, which enabled small and medium-sized companies in China to...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer base in the segment by the end of 2019....
19:36, 06/19/2019

Redfin Aims to Bring E-Commerce to Home Buying Web-focused companies are increasingly competing with traditional brokerages, moving to displace agents from the process of selling a house, and now the other side....
00:24, 05/09/2019

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
09:24, 06/22/2019

Former Commerce secretary: Trump's 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says he doesn't see how a comprehensive agreement between Mexico and the U.S. can be made over the weekend....
16:48, 06/06/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/05/2019

US commerce secretary urges India to open markets further NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says American technologies and expertise can play an important role in developing India’s economy, but are facing significant barriers to acc...
12:48, 05/07/2019

FedEx Sues Commerce Department Over Restrictions on Huawei FedEx, after botching some deliveries for Huawei, filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. government from requiring the package giant to enforce a crackdown on the Chinese telecommunications-gear maker....
08:24, 06/25/2019

MercadoLibre to build 3 e-commerce distribution centers in LatAm Online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc is investing heavily in logistics in Latin America, opening three new distribution centers in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico this year to speed up deliveries in the f...
17:24, 06/04/2019

US Wants "Reasonable" Trade Deal With China: Commerce Secretary The United States "is not looking for victory" with China over trade but wants "a sensible deal that addresses the legitimate issues that we have," US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday....
17:24, 06/26/2019

U.S. wants 'reasonable' trade deal with China: U.S. Commerce Secretary The United States "is not looking for victory" with China over trade but wants "a sensible deal that addresses the legitimate issues that we have," U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesda...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Casino’s Brazil unit agrees to sell shares in Via Varejo for minimum of 4.75 reais each - filing GPA, controlling shareholder of Brazil's Via Varejo and a unit of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, said its board of directors approved the sale of all shares it owns in the retailer for a minimum price ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
16:48, 06/04/2019

Tata Harrier Gets A Price Hike Of Rs. 31,000 Across All Variants Having introduced its all-new offering in January this year, Tata Motors has silently hiked prices on the Harrier compact SUV. The Tata Harrier gets a price increase of Rs. 31,000, across all variants...
10:24, 06/16/2019

South Korea will let you go for a hike along the heavily-armed DMZ Want to go for a hike along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea demilitarized zone? Now's your chance.        ...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo ...
03:12, 05/23/2019

Alaska's glaciers are disappearing. Hike these while you still can As the climate warms, Alaska's glaciers are receding. If hiking one of them is on your bucket list, here’s how to cross it off while you still can.        ...
15:12, 05/28/2019

Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the polls behind the main opposition party....
08:36, 05/08/2019

US set to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, despite talks Washington is set to ramp up tariffs on Chinese imports, despite talks aimed at easing economic tensions with Beijing. The US has accused China of reneging on earlier commitments....
05:48, 05/10/2019

UK's 5.44p petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April, the second biggest monthly increase since 2000. D...
01:48, 05/03/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a breakthrough last week....
16:00, 05/13/2019

India announces tariff hike on 28 U.S. exports India announced Saturday it is increasing tariffs on U.S. exports after the Trump administration ended a program that exempted Indian goods from U.S. import duties....
03:24, 06/16/2019

UK's petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April, the second biggest monthly increase since 2000. D...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy. Electric...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy ...
15:12, 06/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority w...
21:48, 07/05/2019

As ‘Game of Thrones’ battle nears, we have questions about how Dany, Jon, Cersei wage war As Cersei and Daenerys appear destined for war, we've still got tactical questions relating to earlier 'Game of Thrones' battles.        ...
19:24, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Femsa's Oxxo stores on Mexican border outperform after wage hikes, tax cuts Mexican conglomerate Femsa on Monday reported first-quarter growth, particularly in its Oxxo convenience stores near the U.S. border after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador this year raised wages ...
19:12, 04/29/2019

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
04:12, 07/11/2019

Indo-US Trade Could Rise To $500 Billion In 5 Years: Commerce Body Trade between India and the US could jump to $500 billion by 2023-24 from about $142 billion at present, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) said on Friday....
21:48, 05/10/2019

Walmart Brasil to ditch e-commerce, focus on brick and mortar Walmart Brasil will close down its e-commerce operation in Latin America's biggest retail market to focus on brick and mortar locations, converting underperforming hypermarkets into wholesale stores....
20:12, 05/10/2019

Unless you want your payment card data skimmed, avoid these commerce sites Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) More than 100 e-commerce sites around the world are infected with malicious code designed to surreptitiously skim payment card data from visitors after they...
23:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:48, 05/20/2019

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Comm...
02:12, 05/21/2019

Walmart's first-quarter U.S. comparable sales rose, e-commerce slows U.S. retailer Walmart Inc on Thursday reported an estimate-beating jump in first-quarter U.S. comparable sales, but overall revenue growth and online sales slowed....
13:36, 05/16/2019

China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran, commerce ministry says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, and curbs on its oil will only worsen volatility in global energy markets, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image an...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Cou...
00:48, 07/16/2019

Former top Commerce aide says he was directed by Ross to add Census citizenship question “The mounting evidence points to a partisan and discriminatory effort to harm the interests of Democrats and non-Whites,” House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) said in a statem...
14:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
20:12, 05/16/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
07:48, 06/24/2019

China to retaliate if U.S. raises tariffs as planned: commerce ministry China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it would take retaliatory measures if Washington went ahead with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Friday....
22:36, 05/08/2019

Government Warns Foreign E-Commerce Firms Over Discounts: Report India from February 1 imposed new e-commerce FDI rules to help hundreds of thousands of small traders, but small businesses say there are still issues....
17:36, 06/25/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom gia...
23:12, 05/16/2019

Huawei, Still on Commerce Department Blacklist, Reportedly Planning U.S. Layoffs Chinese tech firm Huawei is planning on laying off hundreds of U.S. workers after landing on a Commerce Department blacklist that has savaged its ability to do business stateside, the Wall Street Jour...
22:12, 07/14/2019

An accessory that OnePlus 7 Pro buyers might need costs 62% more after price hike Last year's OnePlus 6T did not come with a headphone jack, but it was packaged with a Type-C to 3.5mm cable that allows users to employ the phone's charging port to plug in a set of wired headphones. ...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Tariffs cause price hike, worry for bike industry Trade war with China causes price hikes, uncertainty for bike industry, which imports more than 90 percent of bikes and bike parts from China. (May 22)        ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Autopsy: Boy Scout died on hike of dehydration, overheating PHOENIX (AP) — An autopsy for a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert shows he died from dehydration and overheating. The Pinal County medical exami...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Authorities investigate death of Boy Scout on Arizona hike PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy during a hike with a Boy Scouts troop in the Arizona desert. Pinal County sheriff’s officials say the grou...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more than he wanted in a costly second round U.S. Open hik...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Portugal PM says to resign if parliament approves teachers pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened on Friday to resign if parliament gives full approval to a bill that restores salary hikes to teachers and could undermine efforts to balance the bud...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Iran to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally-accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
16:36, 07/03/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff hike. “I think I do, but it’s interesting, the ex...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal."...
14:12, 05/13/2019

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumu...
15:36, 06/11/2019

Amul To Hike Milk Prices By Rs 2 Per Litre From Tomorrow Amul will increase the price of its milk by Rs 2 per litre across several states from Tuesday to compensate for an increase in production costs, news agency PTI quoted the dairy major as saying in a.....
20:24, 05/20/2019

Kentucky probation and parole officers to receive pay hike LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say probation and parole officers are the first state employees to see their salaries increase due to an adjustment in the state’s salary schedule. Gov. ...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Over-50s could see NI hike to fund 'fairer' social care system The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
04:00, 04/29/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:12, 05/07/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
05:24, 04/30/2019

Fed's Harker Expects One More Rate Hike in 2019 and Another in 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he is still expecting more central bank interest-rate increases, but acknowledged that view has become somewhat more tentative...
18:00, 05/06/2019

California gas prices set to soar again as tax hike takes effect Gas prices in California, which are already the nation’s highest, are poised to climb further on Monday as a state gas tax increase goes into effect. The tax increase of 5.6 cents a gallon is th...
22:12, 06/30/2019

After tax hike, gas in California is now a dollar higher than the national average California's average gas price per gallon bumped up to a nation high of $3.755 per gallon when a new 5.6 cent gas tax increase went into effect July 1....
22:24, 07/01/2019

Jet Airways Crisis Led To Marginal Hike In Airfare, Says Government Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that as per the prevailing regulations, airfares are neither established nor regulated by the government....
15:12, 07/11/2019

Celebrity chefs Giada, Ramsay and Fieri on how industry can attract millennials, deal with wage hikes While people may associate New York City, Los Angeles, Paris or London as the places with the finest cuisine, Las Vegas has become a destination for some of the most renowned chefs....
21:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called "Entity List" - a move that bans the telecom co...
00:36, 05/17/2019

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-comm...
07:24, 07/15/2019

Commerce Dept. ordered ex-official not to answer House panel questions A former senior Commerce Department official refused to answer more than 100 questions during an interview with the House Oversight and Reform Committee that centered on the Trump administration’s con...
21:24, 06/25/2019

E-Commerce Giant Amazon Launches Flight Booking Service In India E-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced that the platform can be used to even book domestic flights now in addition to other services like shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, etc....
23:36, 05/18/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Dept over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to Chi...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Commerce Department official killed in apparent murder-suicide: DC police An official for the U.S. Commerce Department died on Friday in what a preliminary investigation said was a murder-suicide involving her husband, the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department reported on Fri...
00:12, 06/09/2019

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
00:36, 07/04/2019

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to Chi...
01:24, 06/22/2019

Amazon customer helpline not required, says Europe's top court in boost for e-commerce U.S. online retailer Amazon does not have to provide a helpline phone number to consumers, Europe's top court said on Wednesday in a ruling that could boost e-commerce merchants....
13:48, 07/10/2019

Shopify raises FY forecast on demand for e-commerce tools; shares surge Shopify Inc raised its 2019 earnings forecast and posted a surprise quarterly profit on Tuesday on strong demand for its software that helps retailers sell goods online, sending its shares up 7 percen...
19:24, 04/30/2019

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be intervi...
02:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Navy says working with partners to defend free flow of commerce and navigation The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Thursday it is working closely with the British Royal Navy as well as regional and global partners to preserve and defend the freedom of navigation, a day after thr...
00:12, 07/12/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," sinc...
19:48, 07/03/2019

China's Huawei awaits U.S. Commerce nod on resuming usage of Google Android China's Huawei said on Monday it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google's Android mobile operating system on upcoming smartphones....
01:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
20:48, 07/03/2019

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrenc...
15:48, 07/03/2019

Japan to explain need for planned tax hike to G20 members: government spokesman Japan will explain to G20 members its plan to proceed with a planned sales tax hike in order to fund social security for all generations, the top government spokesman said on Thursday....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Apple faces 14% price hike if U.S. adds new 25% Chinese tariff Trade tensions between the U.S. and China will force Apple to either raise its U.S. prices, or absorb steep tariffs in order to keep customers.Read More...
02:24, 05/15/2019

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
12:24, 06/13/2019

Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 150 for each Indian passenger from July 1 onwards,....
12:24, 06/08/2019

Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
21:36, 07/03/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and treasury secretary have shed more light on the surpr...
04:48, 05/07/2019

China warns of retaliation if US follows through with Trump tariff hike threat The Chinese government said Wednesday that it would retaliate if the Trump administration followed through with its threat to sharply hike tariffs on its goods by midnight Thursday. The warning comes ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Budget: Industry Body For Hike In 80C Income Tax Deduction To Rs 3 Lakh India Budget 2019: Assocham, in its Pre-Budget Memorandum has demanded that the deductions under the Section 80C of the Income Tax act should be increased to Rs 3 lakh from existing deduction limit of...
13:00, 06/14/2019

879% drug price hike is one of 3,400 in 2019 so far; rate of hikes increasing Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11, 2018: U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (R) announced a 'blueprint' for lowering the cost of prescription medication with President Donald Trump in...
19:48, 07/02/2019

China expresses regret over U.S. tariff hike, vows countermeasures China on Friday said it "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, adding without elaborating that it would take necessary...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Mayawati Criticises Yogi Adityanath For Proposed Power Hike Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for proposing a hike in power tariff. Mayawati said that the proposed hike would have the biggest......
11:12, 06/18/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers' pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a preliminary parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the...
21:36, 05/03/2019

225 miles and 100 parks: one woman's epic hike around New York City Liz Thomas held the speed record for the legendary Appalachian Trail. But she also wanted to show why walking in our cities is important for our well-beingWhen we talk about hiking, we typically think...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Woman rescued after injuring leg during hike at Tanque Verde Falls TUCSON – Emergency crews rescued a woman Friday afternoon after she was injured while hiking a trail in Tanque Verde Falls. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the woman possibly fractured...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional....
21:00, 07/05/2019

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to...
10:24, 07/06/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
21:24, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile subscribers might not be happy with how it is handling the Netflix price hike T-Mobile announced today that its current T-Mobile One and One Plus plans are evolving. With some upgrades, the carrier has given its service plans the new monikers of Magenta and Magenta Plus. Magent...
00:48, 05/24/2019

A 16-year-old boy died on a hike after a Boy Scout group ran out of water, authorities say Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo On Saturday, a 16-year-old boy went for a hike in Picacho Peak State Park with his Boy Scout troop, according to AZ Central. The group ran out of water. When they reached th...
03:36, 05/04/2019

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How emerging markets will transform the future of online shopping This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Emerging markets ...
23:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
22:24, 07/03/2019

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
17:36, 06/02/2019

Inside Amazon's growing ad business: Everything we know about how the e-commerce giant is making inroads with marketers Reuters/Joshua Roberts Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that competes with Google and Facebook. Amazon's ad business doubled year-over-year and made $10 billion in 2018. Analysts e...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Shopify raises full-year forecast on strong demand for e-commerce tools Canada's Shopify Inc raised its 2019 profit and revenue forecast on Tuesday, as a booming e-commerce market boosted demand for its tools used in buildings online shopping apps and websites....
15:36, 04/30/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
01:00, 07/04/2019

How the rise in e-commerce is presenting opportunities for new entrants to challenge UPS and FedEx in last-mile deliveries This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribe...
12:36, 07/04/2019

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
17:12, 07/17/2019

India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts: sources India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online dis...
16:12, 06/25/2019

| Ecclestone proposes blueprint for F1 revival Bernie Ecclestone would bring back refuelling, give all teams the same engine and introduce a new third world championship category to revive F1's flagging appeal....
21:24, 06/27/2019

USTR Proposes More European Tariffs The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
03:12, 07/02/2019

FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through. Now, the Commission wants to make i...
16:12, 05/15/2019

Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tari...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Stocks, commodities tumble after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this wee...
04:48, 05/06/2019

Trump calls India's tariff hike 'unacceptable,' demands its withdrawal U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday asked India to withdraw retaliatory tariffs that New Delhi imposed this month, calling the duties "unacceptable."...
08:12, 06/27/2019

Gold Discount At Three-Year Peak After Import Duty Hike: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised the import duties on gold and other precious metals to 12.5 per cent from 10 per cent in her first budget on Friday....
09:39, 07/06/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks ends; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tar...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Budget 2019: Aluminium Producers Seek Import Duty Hike The role of aluminium in energy security, infrastructure, defense, aerospace, automobile, electricity, packaging and consumer products makes it a sector of strategic importance, according to the......
05:48, 06/17/2019

Global shares, oil plunge after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tarif...
08:24, 05/06/2019

U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect ...
04:00, 05/07/2019

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from China. The announcement said the tariffs, which ha...
20:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect, raising tensions between...
09:24, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Tariff Hike Looms Over Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Talks (WASHINGTON) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world...
08:24, 05/10/2019

No surrender in China as markets react to latest US trade tariff hike Despite months of relative optimism over Sino-US trade talks, things have hit the skids in recent days with US tariff hikes on Chinese imports. Market reaction has been negative and all eyes are now o...
16:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
22:36, 05/08/2019

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to pos...
08:12, 05/30/2019

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal Infineon Technologies said on Monday it was launching an accelerated capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) towards the cost of its planned acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor....
20:48, 06/17/2019

Gold Tax Hike Fuels Smuggling Fears; May Hit Festival, Wedding Season India, the world's biggest consumer of gold after China, increased the import tax on the precious metal for the first time since 2013, spurring domestic prices to a record. Shares of jewelers slumped....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Boy Scout, 16, dies on hike in the Arizona desert after troop runs out of water Authorities are investigating after a Boy Scout hike in the Arizona desert ended in tragedy with the death of a 16-year-old boy, according to reports....
18:36, 05/03/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tari...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentu...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Port Authority eyes big hike of tolls and fares at bridges, tunnels Don’t forget to pack your wallet. The Port Authority on Wednesday announced plans to hike its AirTrain fares, increase bridge and tunnel tolls, and to slap a surcharge on cab trips to and from a...
02:24, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 bln worth of Chinese imports -Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
17:12, 05/08/2019

How Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and other popular apps are upending the e-commerce space (FB, GOOG, GOOGL) BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Social media is becoming ...
00:36, 07/07/2019

India's 'regressive' e-commerce rules could hurt trade ties, Walmart tells US government Walmart told the U.S.government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters ...
09:12, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Shopify raises full-year forecast on strong demand for e-commerce tools Canada's Shopify Inc raised its 2019 profit and revenue forecast on Tuesday, as a booming e-commerce market boosted demand for its tools used in buildings online shopping apps and websites....
15:00, 04/30/2019

The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — but merchants need to evaluate their point-of-sale terminals BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here...
12:36, 07/11/2019

Walmart told US government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties....
16:12, 07/12/2019

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and exchange him for any American national held in Russia, Interfax new...
15:12, 07/01/2019

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.    &...
04:12, 06/21/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
08:36, 05/27/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growin...
20:12, 05/27/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document publish...
15:48, 07/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the ...
10:24, 05/27/2019

Trump Administration Proposes New Type of Apprenticeship The Labor Department released its proposal to create a new type of apprenticeship that would be run by business groups, colleges and other entities, rather than the federal government....
18:36, 06/24/2019

Ndamukong Suh proposes to girlfriend after Buccaneers deal Newly signed Buccaneers defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is coming home from France as a soon-to-be married man. Over the holiday weekend, Suh, who inked a one-year, $9.25 million deal with Tampa Bay, p...
16:12, 05/28/2019

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on wheth...
10:36, 05/16/2019

FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, responding to a ruling that the agency had exceeded its authority by allowing e-cigar...
16:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the alliance over aircraft subsidies....
00:24, 07/03/2019

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engine that put out hotter-than-normal exhaust fumes. A...
02:12, 06/15/2019

Kentucky proposes ban on using tattoos to cover up scars Kentucky health officials are proposing a ban on tattooing over scarred skin, a plan that could block one of the reasons why some people get a tattoo in the first place....
08:36, 05/03/2019

Man proposes to his girlfriend underwater on diving trip This man didn’t just get down on one knee for his girl — he went 30-feet underwater. Travis Grenier recently proposed to girlfriend Kenna Seitz during a diving trip in the Dominican Republic. Fortunat...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could join the ...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as the lender tries to recover from a scandal tying accounts at branch...
10:00, 05/13/2019

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
00:36, 07/05/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to delay a planned sales tax hike, Kyodo News agency r...
09:36, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 5-U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect ...
06:24, 05/07/2019

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billion amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trad...
14:36, 06/02/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
03:36, 05/07/2019

Gold Import Duty Hike To Impact Jewellery Industry Adversely: Experts During her budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to increase custom duty on gold and other precious metals from 10 per cent to 12.5 per cent....
08:48, 07/06/2019

Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions m...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into eff...
01:00, 05/07/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff ...
14:12, 05/09/2019

Authorities post photos of woman’s sandals after being rescued from 10-mile hike When you’re on a hike, you should make sure to bring at least the right footwear. Well for one hiker that wasn’t the case. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.    ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

China considers canceling trade talks with U.S. after Trump vows new tariff hike: WSJ China is considering canceling trade talks with the United States this week after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on China, the Wall street Journal reported on Sunday citing a source...
08:24, 05/06/2019

US rift with UK deepens as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cancels meeting over presence of British ambassador Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly canceled a long-planned meeting with Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox Tuesday because the British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroc...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters sho...
22:36, 07/11/2019

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for d...
05:24, 06/04/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Pak Proposes July 14 For Second Meeting With India On Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan on Tuesday proposed July 14 for the second meeting with India to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, the Foreign....
18:12, 07/02/2019

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
12:48, 07/05/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarized zone The US president and the North Korean leader have met twice without coming to a pact for denuclearizing the Korean peninsulaDonald Trump has proposed a meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-u...
03:24, 06/29/2019

Madhya Pradesh Proposes Up To 5-Year Jail For Cow Vigilantism The Madhya Pradesh government has cleared a bill to strengthen laws against cow vigilantism. The cabinet has cleared a proposal to bring a bill to amend the existing Gau Vansh Vadh Pratishedh......
19:48, 06/28/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its St...
15:48, 07/09/2019

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanction...
09:12, 07/12/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
11:24, 05/03/2019

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
12:24, 07/02/2019

Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with advanced security features can be rolled out in the...
16:00, 06/24/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to end the bitter, monthslong stalemate that has frustra...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more than a foot farther than the current college line....
02:36, 05/11/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and shortening shot-clock resets to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds  ...
23:24, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition la...
13:12, 06/03/2019

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
23:36, 06/19/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has sub...
02:12, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering sca...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
17:12, 05/24/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of ...
08:24, 05/11/2019

Austrian chancellor proposes far-right interior minister be sacked Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday that far-right Interior Minister Herbert Kickl be sacked in the wake of a scandal that forced the leader of Kickl's Freedom Party to step down....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
12:24, 06/18/2019

China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect Liu He will dine with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other U.S. officials as the Trump administration and China try to reach a trade deal....
17:24, 05/09/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of the global economy....
07:24, 05/09/2019

Trump tariff hike leaves U.S.-China trade deal in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods left prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the world's two largest economies in limbo on Monday, casting uncertainty...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds ...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Retailers RH, Oxford Industries plan to hike prices to soften the impact of China tariffs Retailers RH and Oxford Industries revealed major steps, including shifting production out of China and raising prices, to cushion the impact of the tariff hike on Chinese goods....
16:12, 06/13/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hun...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Teva drops 16% after states accuse drugmaker of conspiring to hike generic drug prices Forty-four U.S. states, led Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, claim 20 drug companies, including Teva, "systematically" divided up the market for generic drugs to avoid competing with one ano...
18:36, 05/13/2019

FOCUS- Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions m...
12:36, 07/16/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.After day...
12:00, 07/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progr...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captured in military operations across the Andean nation....
21:12, 05/20/2019

Days After Amul, Mother Dairy Price Hike, Patanjali Launches Cheaper Milk Days after leading milk suppliers Amul and Mother Dairy each hiked milk prices by up to Rs 2 per litre, new entrant in the dairy industry Patanjali Dairy has launched its toned milk and cow butter......
18:24, 05/27/2019