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Minimum wage to see uptick before new year in NYC

The training rate applies to adult workers during their first ninety days on a new job. For some NY workers, the final phase of the state's minimum wage incre...


Govt tightens norms for Amazon, Flipkart to protect offline stores

Going forward, the industry is also set to be a major growth driver for the Indian economy and create millions of jobs in the future however the new government ...


DJIA rallies over 1000 points in a strong post Christmas recovery

Gains in technology companies , retailers, health care and internet stocks drove the broad rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index some breathing roo...


CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers

State police spokesperson Dave Procopio said early Friday morning that the department believed the outage knocked out 911 emergency call services for wireless...


This Fake Amazon Alexa Setup App Was Fooling iOS Users

Millions of items in the US were shipped with Prime free same-day shipping, Prime free one-day shipping and Prime Now free two-hour delivery. The last Prime...


Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises

We are absolutely committed to that mission and nothing will deter us from doing what we think is the right thing to do. Closed on Monday for a national holiday...


Tokyo stocks open higher after Tuesday's sharp plunge

Taiwan and Sydney both climbed 1.5 percent, and Singapore stocks rose by 1.6 percent. Gainers were led by precision instrument, air transportation, and textil...


Stocks opening higher on Wall Street Wednesday

The market's sharp downturn since October intensified this month, erasing all of its 2018 gains and nudging the S&P 500 closer to its worst year since 2008. "I ...


Oil surges 8 pct after steep slide; growth fears still weigh

Brent fell 11 per cent last week and hit its lowest level since September 2017, while USA futures slid to their lowest level since July 2017, bringing the decli...


"Analyst Expects Tesla Model 3 Demand To Be 'Very Strong" In 2019

Another Chinese EV producer Xiaopeng or Xpeng just formally reported its first all-electric EV the G3. Xpeng hasn't announced plans to expand beyond China yet...


Is Target open on Christmas Day 2018?

If you're doing some last-minute shopping or hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for a Christmas party, here's a look at what will be open and closed on Christma...


Mega Millions drawing could deliver biggest Christmas lottery gift ever

The odds of winning the Mega Millions Jackpot are quite slim, but even so, people are still gifting the tickets for their friends and family. Mega Millions wi...


'I do' have confidence Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

In Christmas holiday-thinned half-day trading in Europe, France's CAC 40 fell 1.5 percent, while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares slid 0.5 percent...


Brent crude edges up, but concern over demand limits gains

Brent crude futures settled down $3.35, or 6.2 per cent, at $50.47 a barrel. 'If the production cuts of 1.2mn bpd is not enough, we will meet again to see wh...


All the Stores Opened and Closed on Christmas 2018

Some retailers in town are making life easier for procrastinator's by keeping their doors open for most of Christmas Eve . Family Dollar: Most Family Dollars...


Shoppers head to South Florida malls for last-minute Christmas gifts

The Beer Store will be closed Christmas Day but will be open from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Boxing Day . Aventura Mall: Open until 6 p.m. Starbucks : Some St...


Weekend Weather: Winter storm generates strong winds, rain across Island

They found that a tree had fallen on a tent occupied by five people, killing a woman and injuring two men. BC Hydro says over 800 field personnel are working ...


Couple arrested over Gatwick drones chaos released without charge

The drone in police hands may provide useful forensic clues, such as the DNA of people who handled it, Tingley said. A man and a woman arrested over the drone...


Oil rises as OPEC output cuts seen deeper than expected

Crude futures briefly ticked higher as USA stocks rallied after Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams signaled the central bank could alter i...


Jennie-O Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products

The seven products that were recalled were produced October 22-23, according to the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The recall includes plain grou...


Pharmacy opening times in Rugby over Christmas 2018 and the New Year

On December 30 , there will be a normal Sunday service . As Christmas is right around the corner and New Years follows close behind it, modified service o...


Facebook Reportedly Developing Own Cryptocurrency For WhatsApp Transfers

The country is ranked first in terms of remittances with non-resident Indians sending $69 Bn (INR 4.84 Lakh Cr) back to India in 2017, according to World Ba...


Carlos Ghosn could win bail as court quashes bid to extend detention

Ghosn, along with another executive Greg Kelly, was arrested November 19 and charged with underreporting his income by almost 10 billion yen ($80 million). Saik...


Government shutdown: Local reactions, impact on you

Many employees and contractors will be paid up until that point in January because the government operates on a delayed pay schedule, said Ashley De Smeth, a s...


Wall Street rises modestly in early trade

Barring huge gains during the upcoming holiday period, this will be the worst December for stocks since 1931. What do the bond markets tell us about how investo...