The weekend hours are being cut at some stores due to staffing issues across the country. Amy Johnson reports.
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India's iconic national carrier has officially been handed over to its original founders, the Tata Group.
Talk of $100-a-barrel oil has intensified in recent days, but triple-digit prices may pose a disadvantage for major oil-producing nations that are set to meet next week to decide the best course of action on production levels. “It isn’t in OPEC+’s best interest to see prices go through $90 [a barrel] this year and move higher,” says Bob Ryan, chief commodity and energy strategist at BCA Research. “The potential for demand destruction is high at these levels, especially if the [U.S. dollar] remains strong,” he adds, as local currency costs will become “prohibitive,” especially in emerging market economies.
Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday increased the amount of time employees around the world can take off for vacation or caring for newborns and seriously ill loved ones. Google has long been known as a global trailblazer in workplace benefits. Employees also have grown frustrated during the pandemic about long work hours, without being able to enjoy free meals and other Google office perks.
NY Attorney General Tish James says Trump changed his mind about her investigation into his company only after being subpoenaed for a deposition
In a new filing, New York Attorney General Letitia James claims Trump filed a lawsuit only so he could wriggle his way out of taking a deposition.
The supply of chips that power and move Americans has never been tighter, according to a U.S. Commerce Department report. Is a Strategic 'Chip' Reserve on the way?
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US-China tech war: chip maker Micron to close DRAM design operations in Shanghai, move key engineers to US, India
US memory chip giant Micron Technology has confirmed it will close its DRAM design operations in Shanghai by the end of this year, with industry sources saying some of the 150 Chinese engineers will be asked to relocate to the US or India. Micron said in a statement on Wednesday that its DRAM engineering team "will vacate from the Shanghai Design Centre", with the process expected to be completed before December 2022, adding that the rest of its operations in the city would not be affected. The
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Amazon will shut down its 'Sold by Amazon' 3rd-party-seller program and pay $2.25 million to settle price-fixing allegations
Washington's attorney general said Amazon "unreasonably restrained competition in order to maximize its own profits off third-party sales."
The national average cost of a new house plateaued at around $389,400 between 2017 and 2019, and ticked up just a bit in 2020, according to Statista. Housing prices, both new construction and existing units have been on a tear since the pandemic. The price of a pre-existing home is set to have its slowest growth in almost a decade this year, staying put at around 2.9%, according to "Fortune." This is all relative, of course, as the increase in prices might be slowing down, but home prices are still rather high overall, as the median home price has risen roughly 30% over the past decade, according to CNBC.
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Rwanda and Ethiopia are using ingenious marketing approaches to attract e-commerce users in China and increase their exports to the Asian country. Last week, Rwanda’s ambassador to China, James Kimonyo, rode a bike to deliver Rwandan coffee to a customer who had ordered it from the online retailer JD.com. Donning the company’s attire—a red helmet, face mask, and jacket—and with JD.com workers in tow, Kimonyo went to the customer’s house, delivered the coffee and signed a certificate thanking her for buying a Rwandan product, Rwanda’s New Times reported.
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Jacqueline Claire Durand, 22, a dog walker, was permanently disfigured last month in an attack by two dogs she was hired to walk, according to lawsuit.
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Crude was in an uptrend since the ease of travel restrictions globally. Even the Omicron variant plaguing the world doesn’t stop the profit-hungry travel industry, which has been struggling during the pandemic.
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Tasha K has to award Cardi B $4 million after losing defamation lawsuit.
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Tech-driven used car dealer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) might fit that bill. The company has suffered a stock price decline of 58% since hitting its all-time high in August 2021, but leading Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has just come out with a very bullish call. Its digital approach is so powerful that Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas describes the company as the "apex predator in auto retail" -- and since Carvana has rocketed up the rankings to become the second-largest car dealer in the U.S., he might be right.
A Roblox YouTuber was fined and permanently banned from the game by a US court after the company accused him of terrorizing users and its employees
The YouTuber in a video said he planned to refute the claims and "go over the merits of their filing and its chilling effect on freedom of expression."
- Rolling Stone
Ashley Walters says violence, intimidation, and "other coercive acts" delayed her legal complaint, so Manson shouldn't be allowed to claim her right to sue for "deranged" acts of sexual harassment and abuse has expired
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If you ask the average person to name the world's biggest public company, most would probably correctly guess the $2.7 trillion behemoth Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). And odds are good that a sizable segment of this crowd would be able to name a few other members of the trillion-dollar capitalization club: Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL), and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN).
The tax-free deal on the Roth IRA may seem too good to be true, but rest assured that there are at least five good reasons for it to stay that way.
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Electric car stocks are down sharply in 2022, but this pair of electric vehicle makers represents a good value for the next 10 years.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislators have reached a deal to reintroduce the program, which requires businesses to pay employees sick leave while they recover from COVID-19 infection and credits businesses for doing so.