Author: 0 4 things to know about Equal Pay Day

Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette League of Women Voters members pass out pamphlets and cookies at Michigan Technological University's Equal Pay Day. Assemblywoman Jenne said there is a long history of men and women working side by side in the North Country from the family farms in the early 19th Century and women working in manufacturing at Alcoa's Massena Operations during World War II to the modern workplace.

Finance US Factory Activity Continued to Expand in March
Author: 0 US Factory Activity Continued to Expand in March

New export orders saw a 5.5 point monthly gain while business activity slowed by 4.7 points. That has fueled demand for machinery, resulting in business spending on equipment rising in the fourth quarter for the first time in a year. That would suggest another strong month of factory job gains in March. "If manufacturers hire as many workers as the survey says they are planning to do, the nonfarm payroll jobs number on Friday could be a blowout", said Chris Rupkey, chief economist at MUFG ...

Finance Explosion on St. Petersburg subway in Russian Federation injures several
Author: 0 Explosion on St. Petersburg subway in Russian Federation injures several

They identified him as Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, who turned 22 two days before the attack. However, the man knew little and they tried to learn more by tapping phones of his contacts, the newspaper said. Fighting terrorism was a chief topic of a telephone conversation between Trump and Putin in late January, but there have been few signs of tangible steps toward increased cooperation.

Finance Hitler remarks: Livingstone suspension extended
Author: 0 Hitler remarks: Livingstone suspension extended

Asked if he wanted to apologise to Jewish people who had been offended by his comments, the former London mayor replied: "I apologise for the offence caused by those Labour MPs who lied and said I said Hitler was a Zionist". Fellow Labour MP Wes Streeting tweeted: "So much for zero tolerance approach to anti-Semitism - this is a awful betrayal of Jewish Labour supporters and our values".

Finance New €50 note enters circulation tomorrow
Author: 0 New €50 note enters circulation tomorrow

The ECB's decision past year to phase out the 500 euro banknote irked some at Germany's central bank, who feared people's freedom to store their savings in cash was being curtailed. The full survey results will be made available in summer 2017. Euro zone sales increased by more than expected in February as shoppers bought far more clothing than in January in a sign that consumers are still spending despite higher inflation.

Finance Schiff calls out Nunes as tensions escalate over House Russia probe
Author: 0 Schiff calls out Nunes as tensions escalate over House Russia probe

Congressman Nunes has come under consistent pressure for his unwillingness to investigate the Trump administration and its ties to Russian Federation. Jones, a member of the Armed Services committee, had already signed on as the only GOP co-sponsor on a bill from Democratic Reps. Elijah Cummings (Md.) and Eric Swalwell (Calif.) that would establish an independent commission to probe Russian interference in the USA election.

Author: 0 Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'

On Feb. 11, two days before he was forced to resign and after the news reported on his discussions with the Russian ambassador, he signed a financial disclosure form that listed 30 sources of income listed in the section "sources of income exceeding $5,000 a year", none of which were Russian.

Author: 0 Oil bounces off November lows, but bloated U.S. stockpiles pressure market

The American Petroleum Institute said on Tuesday that USA inventories climbed by 4.5 million barrels to 533.6 million last week, outpacing analyst forecasts of 2.8 million. Prices are up 20 percent from a year ago. Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at brokerage AxiTrader, said the fall in crude oil prices could be attributed to "the cracks in the Opec/non-Opec deal" with USA shale oil back as the new swing player in production.

Finance Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man
Author: 0 Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

The blast heightened security fears six weeks before Russian Federation hosted the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. He said the suspect's parents were being questioned by Kyrgyz security officers in the city of Osh. "I'm convinced that this once again shows the importance of stepping up joint efforts to combat this evil", he said. But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was cynical to say the bombing in St Petersburg was revenge for Russia's role in Syria.

Finance Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Institutional Ownership stands at 0
Author: 0 Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Institutional Ownership stands at 0

BLANK BURKHARD sold $207,442 worth of Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) on Thursday, December 1. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $36.22 on the shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc . Despite having three FDA-approved products on the market, Ampyra made up just a shade short of 95% of Acorda's revenue a year ago at $492.8 million. On average, analysts expect that Acorda Therapeutics will post $1.13 earnings per share for the current year.

Author: 0 Donald Trump signs repeal of US broadband privacy rules; endangers internet privacy

On Monday, the United States President Donald Trump signed a resolution that would void the set of privacy rules adopted by the FCC a year ago during the Obama-era. Republicans in the House of Representatives passed the resolution by a vote of 215 to 205 on Tuesday. Experts say federal law still requires broadband providers to protect customer information - but it doesn't spell out how or what companies must do, which is what the online privacy rule aimed to do.

Author: 0 Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

Internet service providers could have an easier time selling their customers' data thanks to a Senate vote on Thursday that overturns a Federal Communications Commission rule requiring ISPs to get permission before selling consumer browsing history and other data.

Finance Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is this Tuesday
Author: 0 Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is this Tuesday

Ben & Jerry's has been celebrating Free Cone Day for 38 years. Some people approach Free Cone Day like a wine tasting, going from the more delicate notes of vanilla to the satisfying mouthfeel of chunk-filled Chocolate Fudge Brownie. "Through the power of ice cream, we are able to form strong connections and create positive social change together". Your only dilemma? Trying to figure out which flavor of ice cream to get.

Finance Arsenal Fans Should Be Careful What They Wish For, Warns Gael Clichy
Author: 0 Arsenal Fans Should Be Careful What They Wish For, Warns Gael Clichy

City were bidding to complete a league double over Arsenal for the first time since 1975-76 and took a fifth-minute lead, but only after striker Danny Welbeck had curled inches wide of Willy Caballero's post. The Gunners have 51 points and are in sixth place, with two postponed games to go against Southampton and Sunderland. "In very hard moments our fans, at 1-0 down and 2-1 down, could have turned against us but I think they were absolutely sensational to get us through those hard ...

Author: 0 Day after derailment, return of full rail service a mystery

Amtrak officials said they're not sure how long it's going to take to complete the repairs. On March 24, an Amtrak train bound for Washington also came off the rails while pulling out of the station. There were no serious injuries. A transit official directs crowds with a megaphone at Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 .

Author: 0 China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

It's a different story in China, where Cherry Coke went on sale for the first time last month. Buffett is also seen as "a non-corrupt, down-to-earth" person in the country, Rein said . Shelly Lin, Coca-Cola China's marketing director said in a press release that her team was surprised when Buffett agreed to the idea. The special edition Buffett cans will remain on shelves for a limited time.

Author: 0 Does IRS owe you for 2013? Better check now

Treasury and Legal Affairs, often making up something that sounds official and seeking "back taxes". As IRS officials have noted, no new money was appropriated by Congress to operate the PCA program. Because that's a pretty obvious - and honest - mistake, the IRS will typically send what's known as a CP2000 letter proposing an adjustment to your taxes.

Author: 0 Pink diamond auctioned for record €66.5 million in Hong Kong

Sotheby's didn't change its practices for accepting bids in this auction as buyer defaults are "extremely rare", said Catherine Allen, a spokeswoman. It was 132.5 carats in the rough when it was mined by De Beers in South Africa in 1999, according to Sotheby's. In 2013, Sotheby's sold the diamond for $ 83 million to diamond cutter Isaac Wolf, but the transaction fell through when he couldn't come up with all the money.

Author: 0 Reserve Bank makes monthly cash rate call

That will happen when a core member of the Fed starts talking more actively on allowing the Fed's massive $4.5 trillion balance sheet to slowly contract in 2018 and subsequently removing a key catalyst to raise interest rate aggressively in 2018 and onwards.