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Construction lagging behind on gender pay gap

But EPI researchers Elise Gould and Teresa Kroeger said that, on average, women are paid less than their male colleagues in nearly every occupation, regardless of whether it's a male- or female-dominated industry. With full-time working women earning just 75 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, State Representatives Janine Boyd and Kent Smith recently introduced House Bill 138 . Read More »

Afghan 'mother of all bombs' toll rises to 94

The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. Retired US Air Force General Dave Deptula, a former commander of the air operations center for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2001, said the GBU-43 was developed to replace the 15,000-pound "Daisy Cutter" bomb he employed there. Read More »

Apple Inc. allowed to road test self-driving vehicles in California

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Encountering self-driving cars in California is a daily occurrence for those living around Silicon Valley. Apple confirmed its arrival in the self-driving auto market, but wouldn't discuss its intentions. Apple joins a growing list of traditional carmakers, technology companies and startups to conduct trials in California, all vying to be the first to bring self-driving cars to the masses. Read More »

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Overbought or Oversold?

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The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, May 2nd. On average, analysts predict that CVS Health Corp will post $5.87 earnings per share for the current year. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 89,955 shares in the company, valued at $7,196,400. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Read More »

United Is Making Some Changes After Its Passenger Removal Controversy

In a memo to employees obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Delta said the decision was to "reinforce our commitment to our agents and their ability to care for our customers". Otherwise, the crew member, not a seated passenger, will have to take the next available flight. The 53-year-old Rogue One actor declared on social media that he is boycotting the airline after his nine-year-old son asked him about what happened to Dr David Dao, the Vietnamese-American physician who was ... Read More »

White House Will Not Voluntarily Release Visitor Logs

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Under the new directive, records of those entering the White House complex will be kept confidential until at least five years after Mr Trump leaves office. The Obama administration claimed the policy was created to ensure Americans could " know whose voices are being heard in the policymaking process ". Read More »

USA needs to stop panic over North Korea

The next possible Nuclear test, the sixth in total, may cause problems. Much less worrisome and cheaper than waving our carrier strike group in its face is to let North Korea know that if it launches a nuclear weapon at us, it will be obliterated. Read More »

North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile - South Korea

Thousands of soldiers marched during a two-hour parade Saturday celebrating the 105th birthday of North Korea's late founder Kim Il Sung on Saturday. Missiles appeared to be the main theme of a giant military parade , with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un taking time to greet the commander of the Strategic Forces, the branch that oversees the missile arsenal . Read More »

IS: No fighter killed by mother of all bombs

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Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai likened the bomb's use to that of a weapon of mass destruction and called on USA military forces to leave the country. He said a clearance operation was continuing. The provincial government of Nangarhar province in the east of the country where this bomb was dropped, said on Saturday that the latest estimates suggest that the damage inflicted upon the militants is much more than initially believed. Read More »

80 years of White House Easter egg rolls, in photos

In addition to the egg hunt, where children searched for specific colors among the scattered plastic eggs, the Easter Bunny was also on hand to pose for photos and provide hugs. Among the throng who raced out onto the field in search of were nine-year-olds Kelsey Ellacott and Hope Lenardon, who said the hunt has always been a tradition in their families. Read More »

McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Receives GBX 210.10 Average Target Price from Analysts

The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of GBX 1,774.72 ($22.04). Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of BEN in report on Tuesday, January 26 with "Hold" rating. The rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas on Monday, January 25 to "Neutral". Barclays Capital maintained Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) rating on Friday, December 18. Read More »

Wells Fargo claws back millions from former execs

The bank has now announced the cancellation of $47.3 million in additional stock options owed to former community banking chief Carrie Tolstedt. Mr Stumpf had already given back $41m in equity awards, while Ms Tolstedt forfeited $19m in equity and was forced out without severance pay. Read More »

Bill Cosby joining Bill O'Reilly? Sex scandal spawns pathetic hoaxes

T. Rowe Price: "We regularly evaluate our media buys to ensure alignment with our corporate values, and in light of the recent allegations we have chose to pull our upcoming ads from The O'Reilly Factor ". O'Neill linked the multiple allegations against O'Reilly with the allegations against Roger Ailes, which famously resulted in the Fox News chief leaving Fox while still denying the allegations against him. Read More »

Barclays PLC (BARC) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

After $-1.04 actual EPS reported by Achaogen Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -48.08% EPS growth. Since October 14, 2016, it had 60 buys, and 0 sales for $773,156 activity. Sii Wi invested in 24,281 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Liability Com accumulated 16,417 shares. Buckhead Capital Management Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 126,000 shares. Read More »

Hot Stock for Investors: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

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The stock was bought at an average price of $7.82 per share, with a total value of $168,912.00. The stock remained 1.36% volatile for the week and 1.74% for the month. Opko Health, Inc . (NASDAQ:OPK) ended its day at $7.59 with the rising stream of -0.26% and its total traded volume was 4.4 million shares less than the average volume. Read More »

United Airlines CEO won't resign

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David Dao, the man who was violently removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight on April 9, is still recovering from the incident in the hospital. "To remove a booked, paid, seated passenger - we can't do that", he told ABC. A lawyer for a man dragged off a United Express flight says he suffered a concussion and broken nose and lost two front teeth. Read More »

What's the deadline for filing my taxes?

Even if you can not pay the full amount due, you should file the actual return or request an extension by April 18. Tax returns are due in just days, and millions of taxpayers are still putting the finishing touches on their tax returns. Read More »

Twitter reacts as Real Madrid comeback twice to win against Sporting Gijon

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Zinedine Zidane was impressed with Real Madrid's character as they came from behind to beat strugglers Sporting Gijon 3-2. There is little time to rest and those who played today were phenomenal. " Zidane makes the line-ups and is carrying the squad in an extraordinary way". Mikel Vesga's looping header put Sporting, who started the day five points adrift of safety, back in front at the start of the second half. Read More »

Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

Set aside cash for interest. The IRS expects to receive another 18 million returns this week and another 12 million next week. You can pay , review, and sign tax documents while e-filing with the app. Use direct deposit: Combining e-file with direct deposit is the fastest and safest way for you to get your refund . While this gives taxpayers more time to file their federal taxes, it does not give them more time to pay what they owe. Read More »

Trump's health care fixes don't sway insurers

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Otherwise, she said , premiums will rise 20% across the market, and more insurers would drop out of the exchanges. He told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he might withhold some subsidy payments to insurers, a move that could result in insurers boosting premiums or leaving the markets entirely. Read More »

Wells Fargo orders two former executives to pay back $75 million

Today, we celebrate The Eagles most famous song, Hotel California . Wells Fargo's legal department failed to appreciate the seriousness of high-pressure sales goals that led to the creation of unauthorized customer accounts, according to a report released on Monday by the bank's independent board members. Read More »

Community gathers for candlelight vigil in honor of North Park shooting victims

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A 9-year-old classmate also struck by gunfire was in stable condition, good spirits and watching cartoons at a hospital, Marsden said. "I will think of him as a very best friend". Yet, Anderson may have been dropping freaky hints on Facebook. A husband opened fire on his wife Monday in the elementary school classroom, killing her in a shooting that spread panic across a city still recovering emotionally from a terrorist attack at a community center just 15 months ago. Read More »

China urges correcting "historical injustice" to allow Palestinian state

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Wang Yi asserted that China remains convinced that an early settlement to the Israel-Palestine question would contribute towards peace in the Middle East and the defeat of terrorism in the region. But Beijing has long opposed dramatic action against Pyongyang, fearing the regime's collapse would send a flood of refugees across its borders and leave the USA military on its doorstep. Read More »