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German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

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German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:32, 05/10/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna Sorokin will be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of services and g...
00:16, 05/09/2019

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
03:16, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
16:16, 07/16/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
05:32, 07/09/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
12:16, 07/09/2019

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
13:48, 07/16/2019

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
06:16, 06/30/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
00:32, 07/12/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
12:32, 05/09/2019

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
02:16, 07/16/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
20:32, 07/10/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
13:48, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
00:48, 07/20/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
10:16, 07/09/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
10:16, 07/09/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to stand down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein -- who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in undera...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
02:00, 05/19/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
06:16, 05/29/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
15:16, 07/16/2019

Now more than ever, you shouldn't be eating raw cookie dough AP/Larry Crowe The CDC recently saw backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough. While many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, unbaked flour can be just as dangerous. As o...
01:16, 06/16/2019

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
21:00, 06/30/2019

Watch: Cookie Monster sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' at Wrigley Field The Chicago Cubs called on "Sesame Street" staple Cookie Monster to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch before completing a series against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field....
08:48, 06/28/2019

'Horror movie' sex cult hid in 'cookie cutter' New York suburb: prosecutor A reputed New York sex cult whose leader is accused of holding a woman hostage and having women branded with his initials carried out his crimes in an upstate subdivision that hid a "horror movie" reality, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
12:16, 06/17/2019

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh inning. That tradition started in Chicago, led by beloved broadcaster Harry Caray when he was still w...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Man wins $344M Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Caro...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
20:32, 05/20/2019

YouTuber Gave Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreo Cookie, Gets Jail Term A Spanish YouTube star, who gave a homeless man an Oreo cookie filled with toothpaste, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. He also owes $22,300 to his victim, The New York Times has reported....
03:00, 06/03/2019

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day brings free cookies and sweet savings Wednesday There are few specials for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Wednesday, but we're filling your appetite for freebies and deals with sign-up offers.        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Oregon father paid for erotic massage with daughter’s Girl Scout cookie money: prosecutors An Oregon father who reported a home robbery in March admitted Monday he made it up to hide that he'd paid $700 for an erotic massage with his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie earnings, prosecutors said....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Craving some sweet dough? Cookie monsters should be extra careful amid ongoing flour recall You've been warned about raw eggs and salmonella, but amid ongoing flour recalls, should we worry about E. coli in our cookie dough, too?       ...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Cookie Monster dominated 'Take Me Out To the Ballgame' at Cubs game Celebrities love singing during the 7th-inning stretch at Cubs games. On Thursday, the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street took over the mic.       ...
06:16, 06/28/2019

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress and Jeans Queen, Dies at 95 Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ’80s as a designer-jeans pioneer, ...
10:16, 06/17/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies At 95 Anderson Cooper via CNN NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died on Monday at 95, acc...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt: farewell fashion's innovative heiress The model-turned-designer established a $100m empire that began with her signature jeans. But her personality was key to crafting that fortuneGloria Vanderbilt first ventured into the fashion world as a model. She was photographed by top names includ...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is invoking New York’s “Son of Sam Law” to try and conv...
17:32, 07/21/2019

Heiress And Jeans Queen Gloria Vanderbilt Dies At 95 American heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, a designer and artist who became one of the most chronicled socialites of her era, died Monday after a battle with stomach cancer, her son announced. She was 95......
17:16, 06/17/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was eventually exposed and why her case has attracted...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped ...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Disney slams claims by family heiress about working conditions The Walt Disney Co. has called scathing claims by a family heiress about worker conditions at Disneyland “a gross and unfair exaggeration of the facts.” In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney, 59, described going underco...
12:00, 07/17/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up on a small islandSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walke...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month....
16:16, 05/09/2019

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95 Son Anderson Cooper announces death on CNNVanderbilt worked well into old age and married four timesThe heiress, socialite, model, designer, artist, actor and writer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced on CNN on Monday...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
17:32, 05/09/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sentenced in a state court on Thursday after a jury convicted her last month on multiple charges of larc...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Disney heiress slams Disneyland park over low wages after undercover visit Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
07:00, 07/16/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in the 90s, it is very hard to capture the zeitgeist when you are still living through it. But while I ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Anna “Delvey” Sorokin Was My Friend. Here’s How I Helped Bring the Fake Heiress to Justice In 2016, Rachel DeLoache Williams, then a 28-year-old photo editor at Vanity Fair, struck up a friendship with Anna “Delvey,” a woman claiming to be a German heiress but soon known to the world as the “Soho grifter.” “De...
08:32, 07/18/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her co...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Heiress accused of faking million-dollar wedding says hubby knew it was a sham The heiress accused of faking her own million-dollar wedding as a PR stunt has emails to prove her “groom” knew their marriage wasn’t legally binding, a new court filing claims....
07:00, 05/16/2019

NYC jury convicts phony 'heiress' Anna Sorokin of swindling friends, banks A New York court has convicted a woman on various charges after investigators said she swindled friends and vendors and defrauded banks out of thousands of dollars while pretending to be a German heiress named....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
15:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/05/2019

The Disney heiress who has demanded a wealth tax on the ultra-rich and thinks private jets should be outlawed finally sets the record straight on her personal net worth Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for International Documentary Association Heiress Abigail Disney has a net worth of $120 million, she told the Financial Times. Disney has previously declined to share her net worth but has criticized wealth inequality in t...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
03:48, 05/16/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/05/2019

Anna Sorokin's court outfit: Meaning behind the fake heiress' dress and other famous celebrity courtroom looks 'Research has found that defendants who are more physically attractive are perceived as more credible, are acquitted more often, and receive lighter sentences'...
11:16, 05/09/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
08:32, 05/16/2019

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
10:32, 06/17/2019

Witness says she was forced into sex act with self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has told a jury she was forced to perform a sex act with the leader of a secretive upstate New York self-help group. The witness gave the graphic testimony Wednesday at the federal trial of Keith Raniere (rah-NEER’-ee). ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-h...
17:48, 06/15/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

CMB could be forced out of WFAN by Mike Francesa’s indecisiveness The future of WFAN’s “Carlin, Maggie & Bart” is in question, The Post has learned. In an odd situation, CMB’s status for the fall is unclear, even as they generate very strong ratings, including being tied for first in their time slot two-thirds of t...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Infiniti forced to move back in with parent Nissan Motor Co. last week said Infiniti's headquarters would leave Hong Kong for Japan in 2020 as part of a push to centralize and streamline operations....
02:00, 06/03/2019

Theresa May told: set a departure date or be forced out Senior Tory Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says lack of date will force rule changes to oust herFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is under intense pressure to formally announce a resignation date after one of her most senior backbench...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
14:16, 07/06/2019

GE says forced to redesign part for GE9X jet engine GE Aviation has found unexpected wear in a part for its new engine for the new Boeing 777X passenger plane, forcing a delay of several months while it redesigns and tests the part, the engine maker said on Monday....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a bi...
13:48, 06/20/2019

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer‘s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Can Trump be forced to accept electoral defeat? There have been numerous contested elections in US history, including as recently as 2000, when the Supreme Court essentially called it for George W. Bush....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been the refrain of the 2010s, with the object of that...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex had gone into labor with her and Prince......
07:48, 05/06/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her party should force her out, the former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.Describing May ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court Karnataka Crisis Updates: The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnataka who have petitioned against the state's Speaker......
02:00, 07/16/2019

'We're in constant crisis': cyclone-hit reservation forced to recover on its own Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are struggling after a winter hurricane, with no disaster relief from TrumpThe canyons and hills of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park fade south into the nearly 3,500-sq-mile Pine Rid...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
05:18, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
06:17, 07/06/2019

Substitute singer forced to explain himself after ‘worst’ anthem ever A North Carolina man issued an apology this week for what many have called the “worst rendition” of the national anthem, sung last Sunday during an independent minor league baseball game. Chuck Hayworth was a last-minute fill-in for the scheduled sin...
13:32, 05/12/2019

IoM TT 2019: Hickman forced to run Superbike BMW in Senior finale The Smiths team has confirmed that five-time Isle of Man TT race winner Peter Hickman will race a full Superbike-spec BMW S1000RR in Friday's Senior finale...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Je...
14:48, 06/11/2019

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conserv...
09:16, 06/04/2019

Euro Papers: Joao Felix 'forced' into Man Utd transfer? "According to Portuguese paper Correio da Manhã, Jorge Mendes is attempting to force Joao Felix into accepting a transfer to one of Atletico Madrid or Manchester United..."...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
08:00, 05/07/2019

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Man, Woman Forced To Share Stretcher In Indore Hospital In a shocking case of apathy, a male and female patient were forced to share a stretcher while being wheeled to the X-Ray room at a government hospital in Indore...
22:48, 07/03/2019

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
12:00, 05/10/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trum...
08:00, 06/19/2019

David Price forced to exit Red Sox game after just 3 batters It looks like David Price could be headed back to the injured list. The Boston Red Sox left-hander left the game in the first inning after facing just three batters and throwing 15 pitches. According to NESN, Price appeared to wince after throwing a ...
17:16, 05/25/2019

UK's Eye On Indian Subcontinent Flights As It Tracks Forced Marriages With summer holidays beginning in Britain this week, officials are redoubling efforts at the border to stop young people being dragged into forced marriages....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a...
16:16, 07/16/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
02:32, 05/19/2019

Childhood friends marry 45 years after they were ‘forced’ to sit together in school Two childhood friends who “fancied each other” at school but never dated finally married after spending 45 years apart. Andrew and Karen Wilson, both now 59, were first introduced when they were “practically forced” together i...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
05:48, 06/20/2019

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
08:16, 07/14/2019

After Dozens of Fentanyl Killings, Hospital C.E.O. and 23 Employees Are Forced Out The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
07:32, 07/12/2019

‘Fame’ school principal forced out for being too focused on academics A principal at one of the city’s top high schools has been forced out — for being too focused on academics, The Post has learned. Lisa Mars, who ran La Guardia High School, an elite performing arts-based school that requires students audition to get ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and sear...
21:32, 07/20/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
11:48, 05/01/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
11:00, 06/18/2019

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
11:32, 06/27/2019

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
21:48, 06/19/2019

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under Nazis The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
15:48, 07/04/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Spain’s 125-foot slide forced to close day after opening due to injuries This thrill was apparently too much to handle. A 125-foot slide that links two streets in a southern Spanish town was forced to close a day after opening on Thursday after multiple people reported being injured. The stainless steel chute in Estepona ...
13:16, 05/13/2019

China paper says U.S.'s forced tech transfer claims are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden NBA title....
12:48, 06/11/2019

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the res...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
05:00, 07/18/2019

On Video, 15 Men Beaten, Forced To Chant "Gau Mata Ki Jai" In Madhya Pradesh In a disturbing video of the incident, filmed with a mobile phone, the men can be seen tied together with rope and forced to kneel by the side of the road, in full view of the public, while being made......
20:00, 07/07/2019

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of C...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser may be forced to testify about missing cellphone Massachusetts judge has ordered the accuser, his parents and his lawyer to appear in court if phone wanted by lawyers is not foundThe man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar could be forced to testify about what happened to a cellphone w...
07:32, 07/08/2019

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
07:32, 06/07/2019

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century archi...
10:16, 06/01/2019

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Pakistan Judge "Forced" To Convict Nawaz Sharif, Says Daughter Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz has released a video clip purportedly showing an accountability court judge allegedly confessing that he was "blackmailed and forced" to convict former......
08:48, 07/07/2019

Insys says it may be forced to file for bankruptcy due to litigation cash crunch Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that a cash crunch resulting from legal costs related to a U.S. Justice Department probe into sales practices for the company's powerful opioid medication and other litigation may lead the company to file for ban...
21:48, 05/10/2019

New York police looking for men who allegedly forced goat to drink beer Authorities in New York are looking to identify a group of men captured on surveillance video breaking into a Long Island nature preserve in February and forcing a goat to drink beer....
15:32, 06/27/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents and forcing some tenants out of their homes....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 3, 2019....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
15:16, 06/20/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband fears she will be forced to confess British-Iranian woman held by Revolutionary Guards in mental hospital in TehranThe husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran, says he is becoming increasingly worried she is being pressured to sign a forced co...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan forced from home by helicopter pictures Prince Harry has accepted "substantial damages" and an apology from a picture agency that used a helicopter to take photos of the home he shared with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan were forced to leave their home after the photos were pu...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Spirit Airlines flight forced to land over unusual odor A Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Dallas on Sunday morning due to an unusual odor on board. The news marks the second time in just days that a Spirit flight was forced to land early due to a strange smell. On May 5, ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a cr...
19:00, 07/06/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
20:32, 06/10/2019

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
12:48, 07/17/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
13:32, 05/01/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
14:00, 06/13/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
01:00, 05/03/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
20:32, 05/09/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, which has been under recent strain, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to j...
04:32, 06/10/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to write a book....
03:16, 05/11/2019

Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, Is In Labor (TODAY) – Buckingham Palace confirms that the Duchess of Sussex has gone into labor. According to a statement, the former Meghan Markle went into “labour in the early hours of this morning” with her husband Prince Harry by her side....
06:16, 05/06/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
06:32, 07/19/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria. The Norwegian Re...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Global neglect of millions forced from their homes by conflict branded 'pitiful' Top official condemns lack of focus on record 41 million people left homeless in their own countries after fleeing violenceRecord numbers of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in a crisis that has received “pitiful” international at...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Naby Keita injury: Liverpool midfielder forced off vs Barcelona at Camp Nou Liverpool suffered an injury setback during their Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona as Naby Keita was forced off midway through the first half....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Japan court says forced sterilizations unconstitutional, refuses compensation: media The forced sterilization of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for compensation, in the first of about 20 such cases closely watched nationwide, media said....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Manafort shouldn't be forced into Rikers solitary confinement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Wednesday it was wrong for the government to hold people in solitary confinement as she called for better treatment of Paul Manafort....
18:48, 06/05/2019

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday....
09:00, 07/05/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Star leaving Florida after being forced to live with alleged sexual assaulter Chris Steele, a five-star recruit who was supposed to be part of the future at Florida, is leaving the program. And, according to GatorSports.com, the situation could have been easily avoided. Steele was denied a request to be immediately moved from ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
21:32, 07/08/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Chinese state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
01:16, 06/13/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
22:16, 05/14/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
10:48, 05/15/2019

Yankees’ Cameron Maybin forced to exit early with calf injury Cameron Maybin survived the roster crunch Thursday night with Aaron Judge’s return. The veteran outfielder did not, however, make it through Friday completely unscathed. Maybin was removed from the game with strained left calf after the third i...
19:16, 06/21/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Mercedes cars....
19:32, 06/24/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
10:48, 06/11/2019

Man Forced To Rub Nose On Shoes, Lick Dust After Tiff At Family Function A man was forced to rub his nose on the shoes of those people, who allegedly beat him after an argument broke out between them during a marriage ceremony in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh....
01:00, 06/23/2019

AOC says migrants forced to drink toilet water after tense border visit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims Border Police agents are forcing migrants to drink out of toilets and live under other extreme conditions — while the officers sit back and laugh. “I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually t...
15:32, 07/01/2019

Protruding neck disc pain forced Stanaway out of Supercars race Supercars driver Richie Stanaway has had a scan that has revealed a protruding disc in his neck is causing the pain that sidelined him from last Sunday's race at Winton...
06:16, 05/29/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
11:16, 05/20/2019

Four Indian Women Locked, Forced To Work As Bar Dancers In Dubai, Rescued Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers flew back to home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai Police following a tip-off from the Indian consulate....
13:00, 06/29/2019

Devoid Of Accommodation, Odisha BJP Chief Whip Forced To Stay On Footpath BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him to stay on the footpath....
23:48, 07/13/2019

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly legal to continue having sex with someone who told...
20:32, 06/12/2019

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring d...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There ha...
02:16, 06/03/2019

BREAKING: One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
12:48, 07/03/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Shopkeeper Accused Of Rape, Forced Marriage; Arrested A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said Sunday....
09:48, 05/19/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls, forced to sell their bodies in their attempt to reach freedom....
02:48, 05/20/2019

SpaceX forced to delay NASA launch over drone ship glitch Resupply missions to the International Space Station are typically routine affairs, and SpaceX has completed well over a dozen such missions ahead of this week’s CRS-17 venture. Unfortunately for both NASA and SpaceX, their plans have been dera...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Magic Johnson’s Lakers tell-all: Shady Snapchat forced Russell trade When the Lakers traded D’Angelo Russell, they claimed it was done solely for on-court reasons. Now Magic Johnson finally admitted the Nets landed their 23-year-old All-Star in thanks to his Snapchat snafu. In Monday’s explosive interview on ESPN’s “F...
18:16, 05/20/2019

US Teacher Sues School, Says Forced To Censor Trump Slogan In Yearbook The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt....
21:32, 05/07/2019

Mom beat her kids, forced them watch her boil puppies to death, NM sheriff says ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman beat and tortured at least some of her 15 children and forced them to watch as she brutally killed their pets, authorities said in New Mexico, the latest place where the woman and her husband have been the subject of ...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
19:32, 06/11/2019

Seafarers trapped on ship for 33 months say jail threats forced them to reboard Men stranded off UAE for almost three years claim they were told they could face two-year sentence for leaving vessel unmanned Seafarers who abandoned their ship after being stranded at sea for almost three years say they were forced back to their bo...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
21:48, 06/17/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
18:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
09:32, 07/11/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
00:32, 07/19/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
23:32, 05/01/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
09:16, 07/12/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
07:32, 07/08/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
02:16, 07/10/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
15:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
10:32, 05/16/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
18:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
16:16, 05/01/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been a major factor in the campaign....
08:32, 05/18/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
04:48, 05/12/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
13:48, 07/09/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo voters with his promise of economic stability....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr tell The Associated Press they are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
08:48, 06/10/2019

| Nadal sees off German named Yannick; next up, a German named Yannick For nine minutes, Yannick Hanfmann dared to dream as the Germany carved out four break points on the serve of Rafael Nadal. But Nadal saved them all....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam 'Grand Prix Summer Sale' The little cooperative game Valve conjured up to go with the Steam Summer Sale this year caused some pretty big issues, enough for the company to change things up a bit. Apparently, its mechanics were so complex, confusing and even broken that player...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up their seat to white folks....
11:48, 06/28/2019

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Flee! French police forced to close Paris station after flea invasion Working conditions have become ‘intolerable, says police union, calling for the station to be completely fumigatedA police station in north-eastern Paris had to be evacuated on Sunday after it was invaded by fleas, a police union said.“Police station...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss former campaign staffer's forced-kiss claim Lawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge in Florida to throw out a lawsuit filed by a 2016 campaign staffer who claims Trump grabbed her hand and forcibly kissed her at an event during the campaign....
18:48, 06/05/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleepi...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
07:00, 05/07/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abysmal treatment of drivers. The duration of these st...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Democrats call for U.S. labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
08:32, 07/09/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
19:32, 07/18/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, Russia and 36 other countries abstained or voted against the plan....
07:48, 06/21/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coal mining, export and power production, ma...
14:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
12:48, 05/11/2019

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
08:00, 07/16/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
06:32, 06/20/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
04:16, 04/29/2019

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
08:48, 07/05/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
03:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
13:16, 05/03/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period....
12:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Analysis: Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
08:48, 06/07/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor There is an argument to be made—a plausible argument, even a strong argument—that the political environment is ripe for a revival of organized labor in America. Only one thing is lacking: a truly charismatic national leader. Many people believe that ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
20:48, 04/28/2019

GE Labor Deal in Doubt as Workers at Some Factories Reject Contract Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who negotiated the agreement last month....
09:48, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
13:48, 05/14/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
23:16, 07/18/2019

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
04:16, 06/13/2019

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices t...
09:32, 06/10/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
13:48, 05/14/2019

NYPD brass tied to scandal were forced to take fall to protect de Blasio, Bratton: suit Four former high-ranking NYPD cops who were forced to retire amid a bribery scandal filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging they were denied due process to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. The plaintiffs — ex-...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Human trafficking victims recount tales of being forced into modern-day slavery: 'It was a living hell' For the past several months, the investigative unit at Fox News has examined the issue of human trafficking in the United States and what was uncovered may be shocking to most -- everyday Americans who are sold into modern-day slavery --  often at a ...
14:48, 05/11/2019

WRAPUP 2-Japan, S.Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
22:16, 07/18/2019

AJ Freund was forced to take cold shower before death because he lied about soiling underwear: court records AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Illinois boy found dead last month, was punished before he died, records show. He died of blunt force head trauma.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Minneapolis homeowner forced to pay city $20G for water line repair on other side of street: report A Minneapolis homeowner who found his water line leaking last month must pay the city $20,000 out of pocket to have it fixed, according to a Monday report....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Fifa forced to apologise for Twitter blunder over Women's World Cup tickets allocation Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women's World Cup in France....
18:16, 05/21/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, ...
19:16, 07/05/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsib...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Neil Gaiman forced to address the live-action Coraline remake that Twitter just made up The year is 2009. You’ve just walked out of the theater from watching Coraline for the first time. You’re scared shitless. The year is 2019. It is happening again, but with real people and button-eyed monsters. That’s the reality that Twitter conjure...
22:48, 07/17/2019

A Bad Throw To First Forced Niko Goodrum To Send A Flying Knee Into Marwin Gonzalez's Face Detroit’s Niko Goodrum and Minnesota’s Marwin Gonzalez were unable to continue playing in the Tigers-Twins game on Friday after a collision at first base forced both players to leave the field with separate injuries....
11:32, 05/11/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
06:16, 05/06/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. all...
00:48, 07/05/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
19:16, 06/02/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers passed a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, as well as to deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal but also may even be unconstitutional....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
11:16, 07/19/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
09:32, 05/17/2019

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target Energy minister effectively demands Labor back away from stronger emissions reduction target of 45%Angus Taylor has reiterated his calls for Labor to back the government’s climate policies, saying the opposition had to “decide whether they want to jo...
21:32, 05/27/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, has gone into labor Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, went into labor in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
06:48, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Spirit Airline flight forced to land after fumes detected on board; one person taken to hospital, officials say One person was sent to the hospital after a Spirit Airlines flight headed to Denver was forced to land Friday when people on board reported “fumes in the cockpit and cabin,” officials said....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Oregon deputy kills cougar threatening family after mom forced to leave sleeping infant inside car An Oregon sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a cougar Friday after the big cat prevented a mother from safely taking her 10-month-old son out of their vehicle....
10:16, 06/23/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Actor Isaac Kappy dead at 42 after he 'forced himself off' a bridge, posted ominous apology to Trump, QAnon Actor Isaac Kappy died Monday morning after he "forced himself off" of a bridge in Arizona. He posted a disturbing message about President Trump and the Q Movement before ending his life....
08:16, 05/15/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
20:48, 07/18/2019

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World War Two....
00:48, 07/19/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
06:48, 05/02/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
19:48, 07/17/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
19:32, 07/15/2019

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
07:32, 07/12/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
13:48, 07/09/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Kyle Edmund forced to finish first-round thriller against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play suspended for bad light Kyle Edmund will have to finish off his first-round match at the French Open against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play was suspended for bad light deep in the fifth set....
16:48, 05/27/2019

Justice Department: Ex-White House counsel McGahn can’t be forced to testify to Congress about Mueller report findings WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Ex-White House counsel McGahn can’t be forced to testify to Congress about Mueller report findings....
12:32, 05/20/2019

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Jimmy Anderson injury scare for England ahead of the Ashes as Lancashire bowler is forced off with calf problem James Anderson gave England an early the Ashes 2019 scare when he left the field mid-over playing for Lancashire against Durham. England have announced that he will play no further part in the match, which still has its final day tomorrow....
11:48, 07/02/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
09:00, 07/10/2019

Acosta's succesor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
10:32, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
10:16, 07/12/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.       ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, af...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epste...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
05:16, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
10:48, 06/11/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
19:32, 06/30/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
21:16, 06/13/2019

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
03:32, 07/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
23:32, 07/08/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal His handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-crimes case in 2008 was under intense scrutiny. At the time, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein that was widely viewed as too lenient....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a fierce battle over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
08:00, 05/02/2019

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
13:16, 07/15/2019

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday....
09:00, 07/17/2019

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
07:00, 05/28/2019

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.05pm BST Axios is reporting that Donald Trump is s...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
00:16, 06/06/2019

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
02:16, 06/12/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years so the landlord’s daughter can move in....
21:32, 05/26/2019

Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield Tommy Frank returns to the scene of his Commonwealth coronation, writes Paul Wheeler The post Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 07/02/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
20:00, 07/18/2019

F.B.I. Director Defends Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use.’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
09:16, 05/07/2019

National Theatre defends asking lesbians to leave bar Women claim staff did not ‘like the T-shirts we are wearing’ but NT says the action was ‘a result of a series of disturbances’The National Theatre has become embroiled in a bitter war of words after a group of lesbian friends was refused service in t...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
10:16, 04/28/2019

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
08:16, 05/16/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
10:00, 06/06/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty o...
00:16, 05/27/2019

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
21:32, 06/04/2019

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong and is held in high regard, the international trade ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
14:16, 04/29/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Grud...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Suarez defends himself after missing Copa del Rey final Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final        ...
13:16, 05/26/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democrat, one of two Muslim women in Congress, drew fire...
06:32, 05/14/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Trump defends clinicians’ right to refuse to do abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions. President Donald Trump made the announcement Thursday during a speech in the Whi...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (Jul...
23:16, 07/15/2019

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has defended his son Akash Vijayvargiya - a party lawmaker - who assaulted a civic official with a cricket bat in Madhya Pradesh's Indore last week, calling him......
02:16, 07/01/2019

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave ...
18:32, 07/21/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer po...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

What Trump Can (And Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were p...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
03:32, 05/02/2019

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing ‘injustice’ in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government officials say will boost farmer incomes, reduce the incidence of child labor and give West African farmer...
05:16, 07/02/2019

Ordeal of Rice: Suspects in Ancient India Forced to Chew Rice to Determine Their Guilt The ordeal of rice is a divine method of proof that was employed in ancient India. This ordeal involves suspects chewing on rice grains and then spitting them out. The condition of the grains is then used to determine if a person was innocent or guil...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
04:32, 06/10/2019

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
16:32, 05/25/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
12:16, 05/29/2019

Callaway defends Cano after latest running gaffe The Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard they're trying following Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Marlins....
15:32, 05/19/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
17:00, 05/20/2019