• manufacturing Apr 21

    Some US Producers, States Reopening Amid Political Pressure

    Boeing and at least one other U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer resumed production and some states rolled out aggressive reopening plans Monday, despite nationwide concerns there is not enough testing yet to keep the coronavirus from rebounding.

  • Governor Nov 8, 2019

    Kanye West Vows to Move Yeezy Manufacturing to the Americas

    A few fun facts about Kanye West: He’s running for president in 2024, he recited color psychology to wife Kim Kardashian West as she sat in a morning bath Thursday, and he was fired at 16 for shoplifting at the Gap where he worked. West, with Kim in tow, let loose with those pearls and more during a surprise 35-minute...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    US Economy Defies Threats With a Solid Job Gain for October

    A solid October jobs report on Friday spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. economy in the face of persistent trade conflicts and a global slowdown. The economy managed to add 128,000 jobs last month even though tens of thousands of workers were temporarily counted as unemployed because of the now-settled strike against General Motors. What’s more, the government revised...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    US Economy Defies Threats With a Solid Job Gain for October

    A solid October jobs report on Friday spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. economy in the face of persistent trade conflicts and a global slowdown. The economy managed to add 128,000 jobs last month even though tens of thousands of workers were temporarily counted as unemployed because of the now-settled strike against General Motors. What’s more, the government revised...

  • Facebook Oct 24, 2019

    Workers at Large Flint GM Plant in Michigan Approve Contract

    Workers at one of the largest General Motors factories have voted to ratify a new contract with the company, an indication that a five-week strike could be coming to an end. United Auto Workers Local 598 at a pickup truck plant in Flint, Michigan, approved the contract Wednesday. The local’s Facebook page says 60.9% voted in favor, while 39.1% were...

  • United States Oct 6, 2019

    GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse; Settlement Not Near

    The top negotiator in contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers says bargaining has hit a big snag.

  • Donald Trump Aug 24, 2019

    ‘Our Bigger Enemy': Trump Escalates Attack on Fed Chief

    President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more “did NOTHING!” and wondering who is “our bigger enemy” — Powell or China’s leader. The outburst came after Powell, speaking to central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, gave vague assurances that the Fed “will...

  • United States Aug 21, 2019

    US Has 501,000 Fewer Jobs Than First Reported

    The U.S. job market isn’t quite as strong as originally believed — with revised figures showing that the economy had 501,000 fewer total jobs this March than initially reported. The Labor Department said Wednesday that nearly two-thirds of the downward revision came from the retail and leisure and hospitality sectors, the industries most associated with consumer spending. These preliminary revisions...

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2019

    US Adds a Solid 164,000 Jobs in July

    U.S. employers sustained a steady pace of hiring in July, adding 164,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for a second straight month, close to a 50-year low. It’s a reassuring sign for an economy that’s endured a series of ups and downs.

  • United States Jun 28, 2019

    Gillette Recalls Venus Simply3 Disposable Razors Due to Laceration Concerns

    Gillette is recalling Venus Simply3 disposable razors over laceration concerns because the blades are misaligned and can cause users to cut themselves while shaving. The company said the recalled razors were sold in two types of packages: a Venus Simply3 Disposable Razor 4-pack and a Daisy 12+1 Venus Simply3 Bonus Pack which included one free Venus Simply3 razor.

  • PRESIDENT May 31, 2019

    Lyon Bomb Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to ISIS

    The main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor said on Friday. Remy Heitz said in a statement the 24-year-old man has admitted making the bomb and depositing the device in front of a bakery. He will be brought before...

  • Governor May 9, 2019

    Farewell to Thee, Our Old Tappan Zee! Bridge Demolished With Explosives

    The Tappan Zee Bridge was demolished Tuesday morning, sending a chunk of the old span into the annals of New York history.

  • Donald Trump May 1, 2019

    Fed Leaves Rates Alone Despite Trump Pressure

    The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it’s unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months amid signs of renewed economic health but unusually low inflation. The Fed left its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. Its low-rate policy has...

  • United States Apr 19, 2019

    BMW Adds Nearly 185,000 Vehicles to Recall Over Fire Risk

    BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires.

  • food Apr 5, 2019

    Job Market Bounces Back in March With 196,000 Gain in Payrolls

    Job creation posted a solid rebound in March, with nonfarm payrolls expanding by 196,000 and the unemployment rate holding steady at 3.8 percent, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report Friday. That was better than the 175,000 Dow Jones estimate and comes after a dismal February that had economists wondering whether the decade-old economic expansion was nearing an end....

  • United States Feb 12, 2019

    US Job Openings Jump to Record High of 7.3 Million

    U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings jumped 2.4 percent in December to 7.3 million. That is the most since records began in December 2000. It is...

  • Walmart Jan 24, 2019

    Chefs and Truck Drivers Beware: AI Is Coming For Your Jobs

    Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report. Thursday’s report from the Washington think tank says roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with “high exposure” to automation — meaning at least 70 percent of their tasks could soon...

  • Donald Trump Jan 6, 2019

    Mexico's President Launches Ambitious Economic Plan on the Mexican Side of the Border

    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an ambitious plan to stimulate economic activity on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border, despite recent U.S. threats to close the border entirely.

  • NEW YORK Jan 3, 2019

    The Stock Market Starts Off 2019 With More Turbulence

    The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain....
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it gradually recouped those...

  • ATTORNEY Dec 19, 2018

    Rapper Juelz Santana Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Bring Loaded Handgun on Plane

    Rapper Juelz Santana was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane, prosecutors announced.

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