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A single Senate vote kills city-run retirement plans for neglected workers - CNBC

3 hours 8 min ago

CNBC

A single Senate vote kills city-run retirement plans for neglected workers
CNBC
In a 50-49 vote, the Senate quashed Labor Department rules from the Obama administration that would have made it easier for cities to provide government-run retirement plans to private sector workers. Trade groups from the financial services industry ...

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Senate votes to kill rule that would help cities launch retirement plans - Washington Post

4 hours 2 min ago

Washington Post

Senate votes to kill rule that would help cities launch retirement plans
Washington Post
The Senate voted Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule that would make it easier for major cities to launch retirement plans. Senators narrowly approved a measure 50 to 49 that would scale back a Labor Department rule finalized last year that clears ...
A single Senate vote kills city-run retirement plans for neglected workersCNBC
Congress could kill state retirement plansCNNMoney
Senate votes to kill city auto-IRA rulesInvestmentNews
Pensions & Investments -Washington Examiner -WHIO
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AT&T gets $6.5 billion to build US-wide public safety network - Ars Technica

4 hours 35 min ago

Ars Technica

AT&T gets $6.5 billion to build US-wide public safety network
Ars Technica
AT&T has won a lucrative contract to build and manage a nationwide public safety network for America's police, firefighters, and emergency medical services. The First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, was authorized by the federal government in ...
AT&T to build broadband network for first respondersCNNMoney
US awards AT&T contract to build wireless network for first respondersReuters
AT&T: So Much WinningSeeking Alpha
RCR Wireless News -Multichannel News -Wireless Week -The Hill
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The FCC wants to block dozens of companies from providing low-cost Internet - Washington Post

4 hours 51 min ago

Washington Post

The FCC wants to block dozens of companies from providing low-cost Internet
Washington Post
The head of the Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday he wants to block requests by dozens of small and rural Internet providers hoping to offer subsidized broadband connections to low-income Americans nationwide, saying that state ...
FCC Mulls Broadband Deregulation That Would Have AT&T Popping 'Champagne Corks'Bloomberg
Report: FCC to revise broadcast ownership ruleUSA TODAY
Trump's New FCC Chief Could Let Big Media Get Even BiggerHollywood Reporter
Federal Communications Commission
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VW agrees to pay $157M to 10 states over rigged diesels - The Detroit News

5 hours 1 min ago

New York Daily News

VW agrees to pay $157M to 10 states over rigged diesels
The Detroit News
Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend an additional $157 million to settle lawsuits that were filed by 10 states over its decision to rig hundreds of thousands of diesel cars to cheat U.S. emission standards. (Photo: Odd Andersen / Getty Images).
VW, state AGs reach more emissions settlementsMarketWatch
Volkswagen settles 10 US state diesel claims for $157 millionReuters
VW to pay more than $157 million to settle emissions claims by 10 statesPennLive.com
Timesonline.com
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SF Fed's Williams - This Is America's Goldilocks Economy, Just About Right - Forbes

5 hours 5 min ago

Forbes

SF Fed's Williams - This Is America's Goldilocks Economy, Just About Right
Forbes
We must all, of course, have something to complain about for how can politics and fundraising work if there isn't something we're all going wild about? But the general state of America's economy isn't one of those things we should be irate about ...
One Fed Official Says the US Economy is Back to NormalFortune
The Jenga Tower of Prosperity: The Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC)Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Fed's Williams: Economy Shows Encouraging Signs but Housing Still Needs WorkFox Business
Yahoo Finance -CNNMoney
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Trump: 'We must fight' hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections - Washington Post

5 hours 39 min ago

Washington Post

Trump: 'We must fight' hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections
Washington Post
President Trump effectively declared war Thursday on the House Freedom Caucus, the powerful group of hard-line conservative Republicans who blocked the health-care bill, vowing to “fight them” in the 2018 midterm elections. In a morning tweet, Trump ...
Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom CaucusCNN
Trump threatens to 'fight' Freedom Caucus in midtermsThe Hill
'We Must Fight Them': Trump Goes After Conservatives of Freedom CaucusNew York Times
Fox News -Bloomberg -NBCNews.com -Huffington Post
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Cheviot Value Management LLC Has $5874000 Stake in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) - The Cerbat Gem

6 hours 39 min ago

Investorplace.com

Cheviot Value Management LLC Has $5874000 Stake in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)
The Cerbat Gem
Wal-Mart Stores logo Cheviot Value Management LLC cut its stake in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) by 9.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned ...
Wal-Mart Has a Unique Way to Cut Down on ShopliftingFox Business
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Stock: Get Paid to Feed the BearsInvestorplace.com
WMT Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving AverageNasdaq
HugoPress -Equities.com -StandardOracle -Sports Perspectives
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McDonald's will start using fresh beef for its Quarter Pounders — in a year - USA TODAY

6 hours 44 min ago

The Denver Post

McDonald's will start using fresh beef for its Quarter Pounders — in a year
USA TODAY
McDonald's Quarter Pounders will be made of fresh beef starting mid-next year. The company announced this morning that the majority of its restaurants in the United States will make the change from frozen beef. "We don't anticipate any significant ...
McDonald's Plans to Use Fresh Beef Nationwide in Strategic ShiftBloomberg

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EPA head won't ban controversial pesticide - The Hill

6 hours 52 min ago

The Hill

EPA head won't ban controversial pesticide
The Hill
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday decided against banning the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on fruits and vegetables. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision represents a course reversal from the Obama ...
EPA Chief, Rejecting Agency's Science, Chooses Not to Ban InsecticideNew York Times
Trump EPA declines to ban pesticide that Obama had proposed outlawingWashington Post
EPA Decides Not To Ban A Pesticide, Despite Its Own Evidence Of RiskNPR
Los Angeles Times -CNBC -The Atlantic -Daily Caller
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Fourth-quarter economic growth revised up to 2.1 percent - Reuters

7 hours 46 min ago

Reuters

Fourth-quarter economic growth revised up to 2.1 percent
Reuters
Commuters wait to ride New York City Subway in New York, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer. WASHINGTON, March 30 - U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter amid robust consumer spending that was ...
Fourth-quarter GDP raised to 2.1%, corporate profits rise againMarketWatch
22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30Business Insider
US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in Q4Seattle Times
USA TODAY -Nasdaq -Washington Post -Yahoo Finance
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German bond yields hit 3-weeks lows as ECB expectations rolled back - Reuters

9 hours 26 min ago

Financial Times

German bond yields hit 3-weeks lows as ECB expectations rolled back
Reuters
LONDON, March 30 Borrowing costs in Germany, the euro zone's benchmark bond issuer, fell to three-week lows on Thursday as soft state inflation numbers helped dampen speculation that an unwinding of ECB stimulus could come sooner rather than later.
German inflation weaker than expected in March, state data suggestNasdaq
European Stocks Weaken As Currencies Pressured; Wall Street Futures Slip Ahead of OpenTheStreet.com
Odds Favor U.K.'s Divorce To Get MessySeeking Alpha
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Lloyd's of London Chooses Brussels for Post-Brexit EU Hub - Bloomberg

13 hours 9 min ago

Bloomberg

Lloyd's of London Chooses Brussels for Post-Brexit EU Hub
Bloomberg
Lloyd's of London, the insurance market founded in the British capital in 1688, plans to open a European Union hub in Brussels following the U.K. vote to leave the bloc. The company expects the office to be operational at the beginning 2019, it said in ...
Insurer Lloyd's of London to set up post-Brexit subsidiary in the 'heart' of EuropeCNBC
Seems Sensible - Lloyd's Of London To Open Brussels Office Post-BrexitForbes
Insurer Lloyd's of London confirms new Brussels subsidiaryBBC News
Business Insider -Reuters -TheStreet.com -The Guardian
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Brexit fears: Hundreds of farmers may go bust without tariff-free access to EU - Yahoo News

15 hours 22 min ago

Yahoo News

Brexit fears: Hundreds of farmers may go bust without tariff-free access to EU
Yahoo News
Sixty years or so ago, a Labour leader, urging his party not to toy with the idea of joining the then-EC, had this to say: "It is the end of a thousand years of history. "You may say, all right, let it end, but my goodness, it is a decision that needs ...

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American Airlines co-pilot dies during landing in New Mexico - CNN

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:47pm

CNN

American Airlines co-pilot dies during landing in New Mexico
CNN
Seattle (CNN) An American Airlines first officer died Wednesday after becoming incapacitated during the last phases of landing at Albuquerque, New Mexico. American Airlines Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, was ...
Reports: American Airlines officer dies during landing at AlbuquerqueUSA TODAY
American Airlines co-pilot dies before landing in New MexicoNew York Daily News
Dallas-based first officer dies after collapsing on American Airlines flight from DFWDallas News (blog)
Albuquerque Journal -KOB 4
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Tax, Fee Hike Would Fund $52B Plan to Fix California Roads - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 9:16pm

U.S. News & World Report

Tax, Fee Hike Would Fund $52B Plan to Fix California Roads
U.S. News & World Report
California's governor and legislative leaders want to raise $52 billion to fix roads through a big increase in the gas tax. | March 29, 2017, at 9:11 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Tax, Fee Hike Would Fund $52B Plan to Fix ...

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Department of Energy climate office reportedly can't use the phrase 'climate change' - The Week Magazine

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 8:19pm

Politico

Department of Energy climate office reportedly can't use the phrase 'climate change'
The Week Magazine
Employees at the Department of Energy's Office of International Climate and Clean Energy might soon start reporting to the Office of [Redacted]. This week, an office supervisor told staffers not to use the phrases "climate change," "emissions reduction ...
Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase 'climate change'Politico
US Dept. of Energy goes full Rick ScottCreative Loafing Tampa

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Jeff Bezos Had a Good Ass Day - Gizmodo

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 7:54pm

Gizmodo

Jeff Bezos Had a Good Ass Day
Gizmodo
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos just had one of those days that we all have from time-to-time. He officially became the second richest human on the planet and he shut down a business that was founded by one of his bitter rivals. Article preview thumbnail ...
Jeff Bezos Is Now the World's Second Richest PersonBloomberg
Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become the world's second richest personCNNMoney
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the worldBusiness Insider
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By the numbers, Trump's big environmental regulation rollback is all kinds of unpopular - Washington Post

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 7:01pm

Washington Post

By the numbers, Trump's big environmental regulation rollback is all kinds of unpopular
Washington Post
President Trump has taken steps to erase the Obama administration's environmental record in an effort to buoy the struggling coal industry. But the move risks running afoul of public opinion, with majorities of the public in support of several rules ...

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Lululemon shares crater as first quarter gets off to a shaky start - CNBC

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 6:31pm

CNBC

Lululemon shares crater as first quarter gets off to a shaky start
CNBC
Shares of Lululemon tumbled 17 percent after hours Wednesday, as investors overlooked the company's fiscal fourth-quarter sales and earnings growth and focused on its slow start to 2017. The athletic wear maker expects to earn between 25 cents and 27 ...

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