Growthist economy

Maybe We're Not All Going to Be Gig Economy Workers After All

17 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Companies like Uber are hitting the turbulence of government regulation, worker resistance and labor market reality.
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Tunisia seeks new leader to boost economy, fight terror

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Tunisians are casting ballots in their North African country's second democratic presidential election, choosing among 26 candidates for a leader who can safeguard its young...
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Fearing ‘Spy Trains,' Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

A Chinese train maker, the world's largest, has contracts in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, but Congress may block it from securing any new contracts in the United States.
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Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MEAD GRUVER GILLETTE, Wyo. - At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse...
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Trickle-down economics doesn't work, as protest movements worldwide show - Keiser Report

Trickle-down economics doesn't work, as protest movements worldwide show - Keiser Report

1 day ago   |   RT

Modern-day protest movements, from Occupy Wall Street to France's Yellow Vests, are interconnected globally and based on the people's ire over trickle-down economics...
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North Loop in the North Woods? The reinvention of Warroad, Minn

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

A communitywide effort is aiming to bring a new flavor to this fishing and factory town some 370 miles northwest of the Twin Cities: A destination for entrepreneurs in the...
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Dems' telling silence on economy and other commentary

Dems' telling silence on economy and other commentary

1 day ago   |   New York Post

2020 watch: Dems' Telling Silence on Economy Despite the “fears of a recession” Democratic presidential candidates were “hyping just days ago,” the economy was barely mentioned...
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Andrew Yang's Offer Raises Legal Questions

Andrew Yang's Offer Raises Legal Questions

1 day ago   |   Newser

Andrew Yang's first step in his plan to give Americans $1,000 per month is receiving scrutiny not just for the cost, or its potential effectiveness in boosting the economy, but...
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Citigroup stands by card strategy despite economic clouds

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Some Wall Street analysts have begun to question whether Citigroup Inc's big bet on credit cards will backfire if the U.S. economy enters a recession, despite the bank saying...
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Yes, stocks are up again. No, recession worries aren't gone

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights.
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3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

WOW! The little girl ended up raising $754! Read more ...

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

A toilet made entirely of 18-carat-gold has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born. Read more ...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

President Donald Trump in a statement on Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been "killed in a United States counterterrorism operation... Read more ...

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

EUGENE, Ore. - Justin Herbert threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12... Read more ...

Florida QB Feleipe Franks leaves game with right leg injury

Florida QB Feleipe Franks leaves game with right leg injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks has been carted off the field with a right leg injury late in the third quarter of the No. 9 Gators' Southeastern Conference... Read more ...

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto was dropping rain on the Bahamas' Abaco Islands as it stalled nearby late Saturday morning, bringing the kind of stormy conditions the islands could do... Read more ...

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and top-ranked Clemson beat nemesis Syracuse 41-6 on Saturday night. Read more ...

'The Irishman's retired, I want a REAL fighter!' Gaethje calls for title...

'The Irishman's retired, I want a REAL fighter!' Gaethje calls for title shot after stopping Cerrone

Justin Gaethje won the battle of the UFC's lightweight crowd-pleasers at UFC Vancouver with a first-round finish of Donald Cerrone, then called for a title fight against either... Read more ...

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

BOISE, Idaho - John Hightower returned a kickoff for a touchdown and caught another, and Hank Bachmeier threw for 238 yards as No. 22 Boise State beat Portland State 45-10 on... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Justin Gaethje's merciful TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC on...

Twitter reacts to Justin Gaethje's merciful TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN+ 16

Justin Gaethje put on another scintillating octagon performance on Saturday when he defeated Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 16. Gaethje picked up the... Read more ...