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Stories about Economy

Mar 28 2018

Healey Says Mass. Will Sue Trump Administration Over Census Change

The last time such a question was on the decennial census was 1950, though the question is on the annual American Community Survey, which reaches several million people. ...

Mar 27 2018

First direct London to WA flight arrives

Leaving Sydney, it stopped in Darwin in northern Australia, Singapore, Calcutta in India, Karachi in Pakistan, Cairo in Egypt, Tripoli in Libya and, finally, London. Such...

Mar 26 2018

Facebook apologizes for privacy breach with full-page newspaper ads

President Donald Trump in 2016. If Facebook was slow to respond, its share price - down 14% this month - was not. Zuckerberg said this was a breach of trust and that Fa...

Mar 25 2018

Toys R Us Postpones Liquidation Sales

Almost 1 in every 5 sales made by Bratz doll-maker MGA Entertainment, where Larian is CEO, is rung up at a Toys "R" Us store. And if you have things that require specific...

Mar 24 2018

Missing American family found dead in Tulum, Mexico

The family didn't show up for the game at Southwest Community College and did not notify any relatives in the USA about any change in plans to their trip. Creston police ...

Mar 22 2018

Toys R Us Going-Out-of-Business Sale Starts March 22

After moving into Whole Foods in 2017, Amazon may be considering expanding their brick-and-mortar presence into the void left by Toys "R" Us . On March 15, after fai...

Mar 20 2018

Alibaba to invest extra $2.63 billion in Lazada Group

In addition to the funding, Alibaba said Lucy Peng, senior partner in Alibaba Partnership, . The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after...

Mar 19 2018

US Probes Airbag Failures in Hyundai, Kia Car Crashes

In addition, the agency will try to determine if other vehicle makers are using potentially faulty parts made by ZF-TRW. Hyundai on Feb 27 recalled nearly 155,000 Sonat...

Mar 17 2018

Broadcom withdraws $121b bid for Qualcomm

Earlier this month, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which reviews the national security implications of foreign investments in USA companies, ci...

Mar 17 2018

Parkland Surveillance Video Shows Deputy Did Not Confront Mass Shooter

In front of the main entrance to Highlands Ranch High School stood about 100 students. Pinckney students shared 17 belief statements that served as a platform for the eve...

Mar 16 2018

Study finds microplastics in 93% of bottled water samples

A bottle of Nestle Pure Life water showed the highest levels in Orb Media's study , with 10,390 particles per liter. "We know plastics are building-up in marine anima...

Mar 16 2018

United States inflation rate inches up to 2.2% in February

Our forecast for February is 14.71%, which implies a 2.80pts increase in the Consumer Price Index to 251.2pts. The energy price index inched up by 0.1% in February ...

Mar 16 2018

Family whose dog died in overhead compartment accuses flight attendant of 'lying'

However, prosecutors won't decide whether or not to press charges until the investigation is completed. A flight attendant locked a family's French Bulldog, Kokito, in ...

Mar 15 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NASDAQ:DKS) To Release Earnings

First Finance Corp In has 850 shares. Bowling Mngmt Llc accumulated 0.16% or 48,639 shares. Smith Graham And Invest Lp holds 154,840 shares. Dick's Sporting Goods , In...

Mar 15 2018

Google pulls out 3.2b bad ads from sites

After the regulator from different countries, it was the turn of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to ban all cryptocurrency related advertising like the initial coin offe...

Mar 14 2018

Senate Majority Leader resigns after leaked video revealed alleged affair with Lobbyist

Iowa Starting Line reported that the patron observed Dix "flirting with and occasionally kissing a younger woman". Bill Dix making out video: Mystery blonde lobby...

Mar 14 2018

Nebraska's January jobless rate held steady at 2.9%, Omaha's rose slightly

The recalculations showed for the fourth consecutive year that the jobless rate wasn't quite as improved as initially thought for much of 2017. The release pegged Cass Co...

Mar 14 2018

Serena sets up blockbuster clash with Venus

But Indian Wells has had to wait, and this duel comes at a unique moment in the sisters' careers with Serena , a 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, unseeded and un...

Mar 13 2018

Elizabeth Warren seeks to use Trump Pocahontas 'racial slur' as political tool

Warren , Democratic senator for MA, said: "When President Trump says he's putting tariffs on the table, I think tariffs are one part of reworking our trade policy overa...