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How One CEO Improved Results By Investing in His Workers

28 minutes ago   |   Time

For the past 40 years or so, frontline workers in America have been getting a smaller and smaller slice of the economic pie. As corporate profits and executive compensation...
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Sweden's central bank raises interest rate to hit inflation

48 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Sweden's central bank has raised a key interest rate by half a percentage point to combat rapidly rising inflation and price increases that are spreading through the economy
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COVID restrictions ease in Shanghai as case numbers drop

COVID restrictions ease in Shanghai as case numbers drop

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

BEIJING - Shanghai is moving to allow in-person dining and reopening its Disney Resort theme park as domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 in China's largest city remain...
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Under Marcos, Philippine labour activists fear return to the past

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Labour organisers are sceptical that incoming president will prioritise better working conditions in the gig economy.
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Gas lines and scuffles: Sri Lanka faces humanitarian crisis

Gas lines and scuffles: Sri Lanka faces humanitarian crisis

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Chamila Nilanthi is tired of all the waiting. The 47-year-old mother of two spent three days lining up to get kerosene in the Sri Lankan town of Gampaha...
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Airline debuts next-level bunk bed ‘pods' for economy fliers

Airline debuts next-level bunk bed ‘pods' for economy fliers

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

The beds come with full-size pillows, bedding, ear plugs, a reading light, a USB port and a ventilation outlet.
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AP-NORC Poll: Pessimism about US economy deepens

AP-NORC Poll: Pessimism about US economy deepens

14 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

An overwhelming and growing majority of Americans say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction, including nearly 8 in 10 Democrats, according to a new poll that finds deep...
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How to Fix America

15 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

For the U.S. economy to reach its full potential, argues Edward Conard, Washington should decrease federal spending and ease government regulation. Fareed Zakaria demurs...
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Beyond GDP

15 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The economy's character - and what citizens value - is changing, and that the way we measure the economy will have to keep up. In particular, economists will have to grapple...
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The French Don't Know Their Place

16 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In the run up to this month's elections, the thesis that globalization is more of a threat than an opportunity has made a comeback in French politics. This is surprising given...
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Lawyer for convicted Paris attacker questions harsh sentence

Lawyer for convicted Paris attacker questions harsh sentence

PARIS - The lawyer for the only surviving attacker from the November 2015 terrorist massacre in Paris criticized her client's murder conviction and life prison sentence without... Read more ...

Jake Paul makes Tommy Fury claim after British fighter ‘denied US entry'

Jake Paul makes Tommy Fury claim after British fighter ‘denied US entry'

The YouTuber further accused Tommy Fury of trying to weasel his way out of their August 6 fight Jake Paul has accused Tommy Fury of showing no urgency to resolve his US... Read more ...

Grain-laden vessel leaves Ukrainian port - official

Grain-laden vessel leaves Ukrainian port - official

The head of Russian-controlled Zaporozsky Region has announced that the port of Berdyansk is now operational A vessel carrying 7,000 tons of grain left the port of Berdyansk on... Read more ...

Three salads worth saluting on the Fourth

Three salads worth saluting on the Fourth

Throw a few surprises on the menu that add a bright jolt of color or zesty flavor - or, ideally, both. Read more ...

The Doobie Brothers tell their tale in ‘Long Train Runnin''

The Doobie Brothers tell their tale in ‘Long Train Runnin''

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Walmart sued for allegedly allowing ‘fraud-induced money transfers,' FTC says

Walmart sued for allegedly allowing ‘fraud-induced money transfers,' FTC says

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In 2023, tax breaks could await property owners who file assessment appeals...

In 2023, tax breaks could await property owners who file assessment appeals in Allegheny County

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How to prepare dogs, pets for July 4th holiday fireworks

How to prepare dogs, pets for July 4th holiday fireworks

Fireworks are a beloved part of Fourth of July celebrations, but that can mean bad news for dog owners. Read more ...

The Education of Glenn Youngkin

The Education of Glenn Youngkin

Glenn Youngkin is the kind of person who, if you ask him if he knows how to nae nae, he's going to take it as a challenge. On a Thursday afternoon in late April, the Republican... Read more ...

Pride Month Children's Library Event Canceled After Proud Boys Disruption

Those who had planned to host the Rainbow Storytime said at multiple times during a recording that it was "not about sex." Read more ...