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A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York Cit...

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

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African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year busin...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Tax season was good news for small businesses – and bad for job seekers | Gene Marks Small businesses gave CPAs a ‘resounding thumbs up’ guiding them through the tax reforms but savings isn’t being spent on hiring, a survey revealedA new survey revealed some interesting things about s...
15:51, 05/12/2019

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this c...
16:17, 05/26/2019

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposa...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new re...
11:00, 06/05/2019

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centri...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Push for a $15 Minimum Wage Divides Democrats A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issu...
19:34, 05/10/2019

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the m...
22:00, 07/18/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost ...
13:17, 05/11/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maint...
13:17, 05/02/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
16:00, 05/05/2019

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top ...
15:17, 06/20/2019

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott ...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
06:17, 07/12/2019

Business warning over Labour minimum wage hike Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
15:51, 05/11/2019

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
19:00, 07/18/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Restaurant franchisee says Democrats' $15 minimum wage would put him out of business A restaurant franchisee made an impassioned argument Tuesday against the left's push for a $15 minimum wage, and saying it would force him to fire employees and could put him out of business....
18:51, 06/25/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional B...
02:34, 07/09/2019

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose th...
08:17, 07/09/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
01:00, 05/02/2019

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden wants to make 22 states more than double their minimum wage. What’s moderate about that? By flipping on the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden ditched his moderate position on abortion by supporting taxpayer funding for it. Now it’s clear that he isn’t moderate on the minimum wage either. Accordin...
00:51, 07/02/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with t...
20:34, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Judges question Alabama minimum wage suit ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing over an Alabama minimum wage law that critics say is racially discriminatory (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Some federal appeals court judges appeared skept...
18:34, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and ...
21:17, 05/13/2019

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
01:51, 07/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is 'indentured servitude' The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knowsAs she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time sinc...
19:00, 06/01/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster t...
04:17, 06/02/2019

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic lea...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Here's one tax that restaurant owners just might approve of | Gene Marks Anthony Myint is promoting an optional 1% tax on dinner bills to help support California farmers tackle climate changeAsk any restaurant owner today and they’ll tell you that running their business is...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Could this be the worst cafe in the world? | Gene Marks New Zealand cafe has been dubbed the ‘F… Off Shop’ by the locals and the owner is called the ‘Wicked Witch of Springfield’We all know that Basil Fawlty ran the worst hotel in the world. But who’s got ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
12:34, 05/02/2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
21:17, 07/08/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
12:51, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
08:17, 06/05/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
00:00, 07/19/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest America...
07:51, 07/03/2019

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
07:34, 07/18/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
17:51, 06/09/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press late...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — kno...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washing...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
07:00, 06/05/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:51, 07/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder ...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Minimum wage bill would undo waivers for people with disabilities Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sittin...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cl...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics wh...
22:00, 07/21/2019

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
20:34, 06/11/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from M...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring ...
22:34, 05/19/2019

Small business owners: take care with marketing, and don't change LGBTQ | Gene Marks The backlash to a Kentucky cook who changed the acronym for marketing purposes shows: common sense is everythingHow many times do I have to tell you? It’s 2019!That means if you’re running a small bus...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed t...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
22:51, 05/13/2019

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health | Gene Marks Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that wa...
21:17, 06/06/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
16:51, 07/05/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, i...
02:17, 06/04/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.       &#...
02:34, 06/05/2019

How small is a small business? The answer could cost you money | Gene Marks The federal government is changing the criteria for firms to be eligible for certain government contracts or loan guaranteesAre you a small business? That depends on whom you’re asking.Lots of people ...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Here's how prepared states across the US are for a disaster, from least to most prepared Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
15:34, 06/06/2019

How to learn from inevitable AI failures Most artificial intelligence projects fail--that’s the bad news. The good news is learning from AI failure is exactly what your company should be doing right now....
13:51, 07/11/2019

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Gi...
20:51, 06/21/2019

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone e...
12:00, 06/22/2019

CC Sabathia’s knee ‘barking’ as IL trip seems inevitable CC Sabathia’s knee pain just won’t go away. The big left-hander is likely in need of a trip to the injured list, manager Aaron Boone hinted after the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-5 on Wednes...
11:00, 05/23/2019

The Lakers’ coaching search is an inevitable mess It’s been five days since Tyronn Lue unofficially became the Lakers head coach. When Monty Williams officially agreed to take the Suns job Friday, that left the Lakers with Lue as the last candi...
19:34, 05/08/2019

It Was Inevitable That Someone Would Build a Hayabusa-Powered Bond Bug I’ve had a thought floating around in my head for a while that, like the infinite monkey theorem, there should be a similar and corresponding infinite gearhead theorem. In case you’re not familiar, th...
23:34, 05/25/2019

Beloved peacock flies into lion’s den at zoo and inevitable happens A beloved peacock died at an upstate zoo this week when it flew over a fence into a lion’s den and got attacked, officials said Thursday. The white peacock named Merlin made its way into the lio...
23:17, 06/20/2019

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
03:00, 06/12/2019

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4 Stranger Things 3 has been out for a few weeks, and now that we’ve had time to really digest the things we liked and didn’t like, our minds have drifted toward what’s next. So far, the Duffer Brothers...
01:34, 07/17/2019

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. A...
10:51, 05/29/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessma...
05:17, 06/27/2019

It feels inevitable Mickey Callaway won’t be Mets’ manager for long The 2019 Mets are more about the culture of Wilpon ownership and a roster forged by Brodie Van Wagenen — first as an agent, now as the general manager — than the managing of Mickey Callaway. But the t...
11:51, 05/19/2019

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. Th...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
12:34, 07/04/2019

Apple faces inevitable antitrust headache as EU launches App Store investigation Apple is facing an antitrust investigation that became predictable the moment the company announced it was getting into the music streaming business.Read More...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her h...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable but I have no regrets, says Derby owner Mel Morris Derby County owner Mel Morris says Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable at some point, but still holds out hope that he will remain at the Championship club for another season....
12:51, 06/26/2019

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs looms       ...
20:34, 07/16/2019

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
17:00, 06/07/2019

It's Okay to Buy Prepared Foods I am perfectly capable of making lentils, but I never make lentils. Instead, I buy Trader Joe’s steamed lentils, which are more expensive than dry lentils, and feel oddly guilty about it. This guilt, ...
18:34, 05/01/2019

How my mother prepared us to live without her One of the things that strikes me about snowplow parenting, the helpful term highlighted by the college admissions scandal, is that it assumes the parents will always be around to do the plowing....
17:51, 05/23/2019

How Is The Budget Prepared? Here Are Five Things To Know The President's recommendation is required to be obtained for introduction and consideration of Budget in Lok Sabha. The budget is presented in Lok Sabha after President's recommendation....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit...
07:17, 06/08/2019

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up ur...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
01:51, 06/18/2019

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifting sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme was on.....
18:51, 06/02/2019

Rep. Hurd says US isn’t prepared to combat altered videos WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn’t prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media....
19:51, 05/26/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began lear...
06:34, 06/20/2019

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
15:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions: Pompeo The United States was prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needed to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo s...
14:17, 06/02/2019

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, ope...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
15:17, 05/13/2019

Istanbul’s new mayor ‘prepared’ for government restrictions The new mayor of Istanbul said Friday he was prepared against any attempts by the government to restrict his powers while emphasizing his willingness to work with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoga...
18:51, 06/28/2019

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was ...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Tim Dowling: I am so prepared for book club. But am I invited? Because I was the only man at that first meeting, my precise clearance level seems unresolvedThere is a question hanging over my wife’s new book club: am I in it?My inclusion so far has been accidenta...
08:00, 05/04/2019

G20 will discuss minimum tax for IT companies: Germany A compromise position on minimum levels of corporate taxation for IT companies will be discussed at this weekend's G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan, a German government official said on Wedne...
20:00, 06/26/2019

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, who told ESPN he has let the team's GM and owner know he is "energized to keep coaching," has had preliminary discussions on a contract extension that would keep him from ...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco sales and use among min...
08:51, 05/09/2019

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:34, 07/05/2019

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift nee...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Gene Munster: Netflix's best days are behind it Loup Ventures founding partner Gene Munster told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Wednesday that Netflix's disappointing second quarter results are a turning point for the company, saying the best day...
00:00, 07/18/2019

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary ...
07:17, 07/04/2019

Foxconn Prepared to Move Apple Production Out of China if Necessary Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology said it is ready to shift production out of China if necessary for Apple, its biggest customer, as the electronics assembler tries to assuage investors’ concerns over the U...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Woods pays price for being inadequately prepared for PGA Championship Tiger Woods acknowledged after missing the cut at the PGA Championship on Friday that he had paid the price for not being adequately prepared for another major quest so soon after winning the Masters....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol pro...
05:17, 07/01/2019

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former.....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Iran says it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 201...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Celine Dion Was Actually Prepared to ''Camp'' Out at the 2019 Met Gala Confused by this year's Met Gala theme? You're not alone. Celine Dion confessed to E!'s Zuri Hall on the red carpet that when tasked with dressing to tonight's theme,......
02:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with ...
09:51, 06/21/2019

Family of Scout who died says group was ‘fully prepared’ _____ PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed and died while on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert says he loved scouting and that he and fellow scouts and t...
23:51, 05/04/2019

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to it...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Family of Boy Scout who died says group was ‘fully prepared’ PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed and died while on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert says he loved scouting and that he and fellow scouts and their l...
23:17, 05/04/2019

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on...
23:00, 06/13/2019

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
19:34, 05/24/2019

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
22:51, 06/18/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions betwe...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Here's What Every Member Of The USMNT Has To Say About U.S. Soccer's Wage Inequality When the United States Women’s National Team takes the field for their World Cup knockout-round game against Spain today, they will try to forget everything else: their personal drama, their fears, th...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to b...
12:51, 06/18/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be sl...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human trials...
21:00, 07/02/2019

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerg...
22:51, 06/14/2019

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame Imagine if Avengers: Endgame was the first Marvel movie. Not storywise, of course. That would be silly. But think about a team-up, comic book movie on this scale coming into theaters, sight unseen. Lo...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
06:34, 06/18/2019

Firewalking and arrows: how Pochettino has prepared Tottenham | David Hytner Maurico Pochettino believes in power of the mind and Spurs have walked on hot coals and run with arrows to their throats before facing Liverpool in MadridMauricio Pochettino felt the tip of the arrow ...
03:17, 06/01/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Sat...
12:00, 06/08/2019

‘Mueller better be prepared’: This twist could give GOP firebrands ammo at hearing Democrats are eagerly awaiting the chance to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his findings from the Russia investigation, but the timing of the sweltering summer hearings could give t...
16:51, 06/26/2019

Fit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebies | Zoe Williams Sea swimming is way outside my comfort zone. But that’s the entire pointFitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimmingI wanted to see if I could swim a long distance in open water. So I headed to th...
10:34, 06/15/2019

Nearing retirement? This checklist can help you make sure you’re financially prepared For anyone getting close to joining the ranks of retirees, there are some key aspects of your impending new status you need to review.       ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, according to an AFP tweet on Saturday....
07:34, 06/08/2019

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Mike Pompeo: U.S. prepared to remove troops from Afghanistan, no timeline set U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States is prepared to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, but has not yet reached an official agreement to do so....
06:00, 06/26/2019

Biden admits he 'wasn't prepared' for debate attack from Harris Democratic frontrunner also suggested progressives can’t win in battleground states and called Trump a bully in an interviewDemocratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden hit out at the Democratic part...
16:34, 07/05/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2K...
08:00, 06/08/2019

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies rou...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Meadows says Mueller 'better be prepared' for GOP 'cross-examination' after agreeing to testify Republicans will be ready to grill Robert Mueller at his July hearings, but the issuance of subpoenas to the former special counsel marks a dark time for "civil liberties," according to U.S. Rep. Mark...
06:51, 06/26/2019

NFL notebook: Seahawks LB Wagner prepared for Seattle swan song Bobby Wagner expects 2019 to be his final season with the Seattle Seahawks. The four-time All-Pro wants to retire as a Seahawk, he said, but grasps the reality that comes with paying your quarterback ...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is w...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Higgs says New Brunswick should be prepared for hard choices after second year of flooding Blaine Higgs said the decisions made by the government this year may be different from the actions of the provincial government under Brian Gallant in 2018....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Stosur prepared for qualifying battles to stop rankings slide Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she is prepared to slog through qualifying draws to restore her ranking having slipped outside the world's top 100 for only the second time in 11 years....
22:51, 06/19/2019

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

IAF Prepared To Fight Across Entire Spectrum Of Warfare: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force (IAF) is ready for any kind of warfare, be it a skirmish like Kargil conflict, retaliation to a terrorist attack or an all-out war, Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said Tuesday....
06:51, 07/17/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
20:51, 05/13/2019

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged ...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press con...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham fr...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
03:00, 07/22/2019

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism Using the genome-editing system CRISPR, researchers at MIT and in China have engineered macaque monkeys to express a gene mutation linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in humans. Th...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
15:34, 06/07/2019

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the o...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Amy Schumer Shares Sweet New Photo of Baby Gene Ah, baby bliss! Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the clearest photo of her and husband Chris Fischer's 7-week-old baby boy Gene Attell Fischer's face--no......
02:51, 06/30/2019

Amy Schumer gives birth to son Gene within hours of Duchess Meghan Amy Schumer, who humorously compared their pregnancies in her Netflix special "Growing," gave birth to a son late Sunday night, mere hours before Duchess Meghan welcomed hers.     ...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil wit...
10:34, 05/30/2019

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
00:17, 05/25/2019

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out....
19:34, 05/02/2019

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the ...
18:17, 07/13/2019

Be prepared for the photorealistic cruddiness of Disney’s pointless Lion King remake The Lion King, Disney’s latest attempt to make a new hit from the blueprint of one of its old ones, begins the exact same way as the 1994 animated smash on which it’s based: with a blood-red sun peaki...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now be...
13:51, 05/28/2019

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
01:34, 05/22/2019

How Naomi Watts Prepared to Play Gretchen Carlson in The Loudest Voice Naomi Watts took on quite the challenge playing Gretchen Carlson in Showtime's The Loudest Voice. Watts is on the cover of the new emmy magazine, and in a new interview, she talks......
20:34, 05/31/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s r...
21:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https...
11:17, 06/08/2019

Iran Says Scaling Back Nuclear Commitments A "Minimum" Measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from......
12:17, 06/19/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Jason Roy ruled out for minimum of two England games with hamstring tear • James Vince to come in for Afghanistan and Sri Lanka games• Eoin Morgan could be replaced by Moeen Ali after back spasmEngland have confirmed Jason Roy will miss at least the next two games of the C...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
19:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D....
20:51, 05/13/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
17:51, 06/04/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
12:00, 06/08/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Mi...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings IRAQ — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room. One wore civilian clothes, the other an ar...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the Natio...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look th...
18:51, 06/08/2019

Faurecia's tentative deal with UAW calls for major wage hikes Highlights of the Faurecia agreement include significant hourly wage hikes, a $2,500 signing bonus, retroactive pay for new wages as of June 1 and no increase in health care costs....
05:00, 06/25/2019

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan fo...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
13:17, 07/09/2019

Toddler's Parents Battle For Coverage Of $2.1 Million Gene Therapy When a $2.1 million gene therapy offering the chance of a cure for her daughter's rare disease won government approval in May, Lauren Sullivan was struck by a sense of "dangerous hope.''...
04:34, 07/11/2019

6 months later, gene-edited babies stir new interest, debate Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, new information suggests that others may by trying to pursue the same kind of wo...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
00:34, 07/17/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. The wrinkled rocker didn’t meet with President Trump. I...
04:51, 05/17/2019

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplan...
02:00, 06/13/2019

CRISPR babies might live shorter lives due to their gene mutations The world's first CRISPR babies were given a mutation thought to cause resistance to HIV. But a new study suggests this mutation may also shorten lifespan...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses Queensland government biosecurity workers were exposed to a carcinogenic and gene-...
22:51, 06/03/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood ...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Scientists model DNA gene with first billion-atom biomolecular simulation Scientists have for the first time created a billion-atom biomolecular simulation. Researchers designed the computer model to simulate a single DNA gene....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interest...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Two molecules could give us finer control over CRISPR gene editing Molecules that act like off switches for CRISPR may one day be used as a drug to make gene editing therapies safer and less likely to cause unwanted mutations...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeu...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it coul...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Another team has used 'jumping genes' to upgrade CRISPR gene editing Two research teams have developed new kinds of CRISPR based on jumping genes. The techniques could make it much easier to insert pieces of DNA into genomes...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The winningest boys basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams” has died. Gene Pingat...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare ge...
01:34, 06/15/2019

New gene tests for germs quickly reveal source of infections Scientists have developed gene tests to help quickly determine what specific germs are causing infections so doctors can pick the best treatment. Thousands of people die each year when germs causing p...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Why researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failure Single jab could reduce risk of heart attack for some but wider benefit is yet to be provenGene therapy startup plans to slash heart attack risk with jabThe rise in life expectancy in Britain from 200...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare g...
15:17, 06/14/2019

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new ...
14:51, 06/13/2019

Grill Marks Are Dumb Parallel strips of golden brown goodness on chops and steaks may scream “summer cooking,” but grill marks are—in fact—quite dumb. I don’t say this because my apartment-dwelling ways have left me lacki...
23:17, 07/22/2019

Ben Shapiro says BBC host destroyed him, apologizes: ‘Broke my own rule... wasn't properly prepared’ Ben Shapiro admitted on Friday he wasn’t prepared for a recent interview with BBC host Andrew Neil that resulted in the conservative star abruptly ending the segment....
01:17, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Fernando Alonso out of 2019 Indy 500 because McLaren wasn't prepared Incompetence around him keeps the two-time Formula One champion out of the 2019 Indy 500, and he wasn't thrilled with the aftermath.        ...
05:17, 05/20/2019

Iran prepared to enrich uranium beyond limits set by nuclear accord, senior official says Iran says its actions do not violate the deal, which calls on the United States to refrain from reimposing sanctions and allows Tehran to cease performing its commitments if it believes any signatorie...
16:36, 07/06/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
08:51, 05/06/2019

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for...
05:17, 07/18/2019

5 years after Moncton killings, RCMP not prepared to respond to active shooter: auditor The auditor said the national police force has mismanaged the purchase, distribution and ongoing maintenance of semi-automatic rifles known as carbines....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
23:34, 07/07/2019

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop Fed chief Powell plans to tell Congress today officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July despite an improved jobs and trade picture       ...
20:34, 07/10/2019

Ajax players prepared for Tottenham Champions League clash instead of celebrating Dutch Cup win Ajax players did not celebrate their Dutch Cup win at the weekend, heading straight home to prepare for Tottenham on Wednesday night, Daley Blind has revealed....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:51, 07/03/2019

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than ...
19:34, 07/09/2019

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
23:00, 07/18/2019

Brazil sets minimum profit-sharing levels for oil mega-auction Brazil's national energy council on Thursday published updated parameters for a massive oil auction scheduled for later this year, including minimum levels of profit-sharing with the government, while...
23:34, 05/09/2019

CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs, academics and a...
14:51, 05/30/2019

UK wage growth rises as unemployment sticks at 44-year low - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionLatest: UK jobs report beats forecastsBasic pay up 3.4% per yearEmployment up by 32,000, unemp...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rec...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:00, 06/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for c...
23:17, 07/05/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embr...
14:51, 06/05/2019

Indoor tanning may trigger gene mutation that boosts melanoma risk (Reuters Health) - Indoor tanning is associated with a higher risk of developing the deadly skin cancer melanoma at younger ages, and a recent study suggests the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning beds...
22:51, 04/29/2019

Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV 'raises risk of early death' China accuses gene-edit scientist of chasing fame as US research links mutation to shorter life expectancyA genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in t...
18:00, 06/03/2019

NASA legend Gene Kranz revisits iconic astronaut missions HOUSTON — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA’s Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to the ...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to find the...
20:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. approves Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder NEW YORK/ZURICH, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, the company said o...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Amy Schumer Shares Photo of Her Pumping Breast Milk After Birth of Son Gene Behold new mom Amy Schumer's "outfit of the day." The 37-year-old comedienne and actress posted on her Instagram page on Saturday a photo of her using an automatic breast pump......
22:00, 05/18/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
02:51, 06/15/2019

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained – video Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause gene...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Study of HIV-Related Mutation Adds to Worries About First Gene-Edited Babies A genetic mutation thought to make people resistant to the AIDS virus could also shorten their lives, according to a new study. A Chinese scientist attempted to mimic the mutation in the embryos he im...
19:34, 06/04/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting one in every 11,000 live births....
20:34, 05/24/2019

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
20:34, 06/30/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in ...
08:00, 07/20/2019

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
07:34, 05/29/2019

New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA The following press release was issued yesterday by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team led by researchers from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Res...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Taking the sting out: Australian gene editing is crossing the pain threshold A Sydney team has developed a box jellyfish antidote so simple it can go on as a spray. But it’s only the first stepThe idea came to Dr Greg Neely after the fruit flies. In May, the Sydney-based scien...
06:17, 07/21/2019

How a Chinese Scientist Broke the Rules to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies Dr. He Jiankui, seeking glory for his nation and justice for HIV-positive parents, kept his experiment secret from a doctor, deceived a hospital, ignored Western peers’ warnings and faked a test....
20:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy data shows promise BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc on Tuesday said data from an early study of its gene therapy for hemophilia A appeared to show stability in the level of a blood clotting protein, three years after patient...
15:17, 05/28/2019

Murray marks return with doubles win Britain's Andy Murray made a successful return to action after six months out following hip surgery as he partnered Feliciano Lopez to a first-round doubles win at the Queen's Club championships on Th...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Jermell Charlo marks time While Rigondeaux aims to show he hasn’t already run out of it on the Jermell Charlo undercard, writes Elliot Worsell The post Jermell Charlo marks time appeared first on Boxing News....
20:51, 06/18/2019

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
10:34, 07/13/2019

New Book Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller Prepared an Obstruction Indictment on Trump Author Michael Wolff, who was not the band leader on The Arsenio Hall Show, is back with another explosive book about the Trump dynasty that reportedly claims special counsel Robert Muller drafted an ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Rudy Giuliani: If Biden wasn't prepared for Harris, will he be ready for Kim Jong Un, Putin or China? Former Vice President Joe Biden should have been prepared for Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to criticize his comments about working with segregationist former senators, according to Rudy Giuliani....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from th...
11:34, 06/19/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details a...
11:34, 05/21/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Stern Center report urges minimum wages for Ethiopia's garment workers Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein....
06:51, 05/08/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he w...
18:51, 04/30/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Ken Jennings is ready to face off against 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer: It's 'inevitable' If you ask Ken Jennings, a throw-down with James Holzhauer is not in jeopardy. Jennings also shared what advice he's given to the dethroned champ.        ...
20:51, 06/06/2019

How has GDPR actually affected businesses? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is now a year old, and has resulted in financial repercussions and changes to how businesses handle data....
19:34, 05/20/2019

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Why even small businesses need big data Throughout the past few years, one key-word took over the digital revolution that has been going on for nearly three decades. That key-word is data. After years of focusing on processing speed an...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity compan...
21:17, 05/16/2019

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
18:34, 06/06/2019

Capitalism is failing workers. People want a job with a decent wage – why is that so hard? | Richard Reeves The workings of capitalism have been challenged both from the populist right and the socialist left. At the heart of the discontent in the US is faltering wagesRead our entire Broken Capitalism series...
14:17, 05/01/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
11:17, 05/29/2019

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer...
21:51, 06/28/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the...
15:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. hellscape status secured as KISS’ Gene Simmons takes over Pentagon podium Official press briefings at the White House and the Pentagon used to happen on a consistent basis, at times even daily. But that was before the Trump administration: Current Press Secretary Sarah Huck...
01:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and pric...
23:17, 05/24/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world's first "gene-edited" babies in an attempt to protect them from HIV may also have put them at risk with a "...
22:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

China Have One Star Attacker And A Whole Lot Of Question Marks When you think of the most famous image in Women’s World Cup history, you don’t often remember the opponent. Brandi Chastain’s celebration after slotting home the winning penalty in the 1999 tournamen...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Turkey marks 3rd anniversary of failed coup Turkey is marking the third anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government with prayers and other events remembering its victims...
13:34, 07/15/2019

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have b...
05:17, 06/13/2019

World marks 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances Veterans' descendants spoke about family members who fought on the beach and laid red roses at the feet of a statue of an infantryman clutching a rifle and hauling a fallen comrade....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "di...
02:51, 07/06/2019

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day Indian P.M. Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people for International Yoga Day in India's eastern state of Jharkhand.        ...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through P...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era Son Crown Prince Naruhito, who observed Akihito's abdication ceremony, becomes the new emperor and his era begins. Emperor becomes first monarch to give up the throne in two centuries....
16:17, 04/30/2019

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to ...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Jony Ive's departure marks the end of the hardware era at Apple With Ive's exit, Apple no longer has someone obsessed with physical and manufactured on its executive team that reports to Cook, and that shift will eventually start to show in the products that ...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Ups, downs and big question marks will always follow Tiger Figuring him out isn't easy, and always leads to questions. Was the wincing at The Open more than everyday aches and pains? Was it a bad week in the cold? It's how things work these days with Tiger....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure ...
09:34, 06/12/2019

Japan Marks the End of an Era With the Abdication of Emperor Akihito (TOKYO) — Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new er...
17:51, 04/30/2019

With Brexit Delayed, British Businesses Say: Enough Already The extension announced on Wednesday gives the country six more months to figure out a plan to leave the E.U., but firms, especially small ones, fear another impasse....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
20:17, 05/29/2019

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to b...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveye...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huaw...
11:17, 05/16/2019

Small Businesses Aren't Rushing Into AI Artificial intelligence over the past decade has shifted from research theories to actual practices in corporate offices. But it isn’t within the reach of many smaller companies, yet....
17:17, 06/09/2019

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Weather Washes Out Lexington Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Soggy weather can cause a soggy economy for some businesses. If you are a golfer, you may have noticed a new “water hazard” at Picadome Public Golf Course. I...
02:00, 06/19/2019

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s large...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Google Hire now available at bigger businesses Google has announced that it is expanding its ML-powered recruitment service Hire to help make the hiring process easier and more streamlined for enterprise organizations with thousands of employees.T...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority w...
22:51, 07/05/2019

As ‘Game of Thrones’ battle nears, we have questions about how Dany, Jon, Cersei wage war As Cersei and Daenerys appear destined for war, we've still got tactical questions relating to earlier 'Game of Thrones' battles.        ...
06:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, the company said o...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a treatment that could cost more than a million dollars, but th...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but ...
10:51, 07/02/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies w...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Viard’s first show as Lagerfeld successor marks new era for Chanel After 30 years at the highest level of fashion, Virginie Viard makes debut as solo designer“Complacency,” designer Karl Lagerfeld once said, “is the beginning of the end.”Three months after his death,...
17:34, 05/03/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took some 200 years to build, with various changes and pau...
20:34, 05/04/2019

'Pain free' Murray marks return with doubles win Britain's Andy Murray made a successful return to action after six months out following hip surgery as he partnered Feliciano Lopez to a first-round doubles win at the Queen's Club championships on Th...
06:00, 06/21/2019

The USWNT Has Two Big Question Marks In Morgan Brian And Ali Krieger It’s a good time to be a fan of the U.S. Women’s National Team. We’re in the last stages of pre-World Cup prep, the team has a few key stars peaking at the right time, and there is finally a roster to...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Brookfield CEO counts on Oaktree's Marks to carry on investing Brookfield Asset Management's (BAM) chief executive wants Howard Marks, the veteran distressed debt guru and co-founder of Oaktree Capital, to continue his investment work, including his letters to cl...
15:51, 05/17/2019

8 Notorious Vikings Who Left Their Bloody Marks on History Although an excellent series in many ways, Vikings brought with it a pretty romanticized portrait of some of the key names found in the Norse Sagas and the lives they might have lived. Although these ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 1969, a police raid on a gay bar in Manhattan led to a riot and days of demonstrations that morphed into a s...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip “a ve...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Versailles marks 100 years since treaty ending World War I The chateau of Versailles is commemorating 100 years since the Treaty of Versailles that formally ended World War I - and helped lay the groundwork for World War II...
11:17, 06/28/2019

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win...
07:34, 06/28/2019

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)    &#...
04:34, 05/30/2019

UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet coat...
13:00, 06/08/2019

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now sur...
19:17, 07/01/2019

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Israel marks somber Memorial Day with wailing siren JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis marking Memorial Day have come to a two-minute halt to honor the memory of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Motor vehicles stopped on the highways as a siren wailed ...
11:51, 05/08/2019

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going ...
18:34, 06/05/2019

Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with solemn ceremony Israel has begun commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators in World War II....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Belarus strongman Lukashenko marks 25 years in power For 25 years, Belarus has been ruled by autocrat Alexander Lukashenko. The man once deemed "Europe's last dictator" has softened on the West somewhat, but his biggest political challenge may still lie...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Poor passwords putting many businesses at risk New research from OneLogin has revealed that UK IT leaders are putting their business data at risk by not effectively managing employees' passwords.In conjunction with World Password Day, the Uni...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Here's why tariffs are extra bad for smaller businesses Large companies can adjust to looming tariffs on goods imported from China better than smaller companies.        ...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Why businesses will have to audit algorithms, AI and account for risk ZDNet caught up with Wharton professor Kartik Hosanagar to talk about his book, "A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence," and the growing pains of AI....
14:51, 05/03/2019

More small businesses cashing in on cashless payments PayPal CEO Bill Ready says customer demand is driving more entrepreneurs to offer alternatives to cash and credit card payments.        ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to ...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s ...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Czech PM says EU report on businesses an ‘attack’ on country PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says a confidential European Union report that established his former business empire poses a conflict of interest is an attack on his country. Babis ha...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Over half of businesses have suffered a data breach IT professionals are still struggling to secure their organizations according to new research from McAfee which revealed that 61 percent have experienced a data breach at their current employer.The fi...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Businesses still aren't encrypting their removable devices Despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to large fines under GDPR, new research has revealed that unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses.According to new research from the...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
07:51, 06/21/2019

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant...
08:34, 06/18/2019

Amazon wants to help employees start their own delivery businesses Amazon is expanding its delivery service program. The company plans to pay employees to start their own package delivery businesses.        ...
16:17, 05/13/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding probl...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Why businesses are turning to low-code for their custom applications These days every business has an app but developing custom applications can quickly become quite costly for organizations. This is where low-code comes into play. Instead of hiring costly developers, ...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that todayȁ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

NYC taxes are squeezing out small businesses to Florida City Hall’s growing appetite for Gotham’s business revenues is starving small operators and pushing them to Florida. Exhibit A: In a ranking of small business growth, Miami overtook New York City last...
09:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. charges Chinese in hacks of Anthem, other businesses A federal grand jury charged a Chinese national in a hacking campaign that affected large U.S. businesses including insurer Anthem Inc in 2015, when hackers breached its computer system containing dat...
23:34, 05/09/2019

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
04:51, 05/22/2019

The 7 best credit cards for small businesses and entrepreneurs Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
22:51, 05/23/2019

Churches, Businesses To Buy Supplies For Ky. School District MARION, Ky. (AP) — Parents in one western Kentucky school district won’t have to worry about purchasing school supplies for students in the fall. News outlets report churches and businesses are ...
11:17, 06/13/2019

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
10:51, 06/26/2019

Tech Giants Rethink the Businesses That Made Them Big Google, Facebook and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerabili...
07:52, 07/06/2019

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actu...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Businesses say China tariffs will push up prices Business leaders at a trade event in Denver on Tuesday said the Trump Administration's proposed 25% tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods will mean higher costs that will have to be passed on ...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Celebrity chefs Giada, Ramsay and Fieri on how industry can attract millennials, deal with wage hikes While people may associate New York City, Los Angeles, Paris or London as the places with the finest cuisine, Las Vegas has become a destination for some of the most renowned chefs....
04:17, 05/15/2019