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American Business News for 29 Mar 2017

It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk …
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The bank's Community Reinvestment Act rating is slashed two levels, triggers restrictions that may hamper company's growth.
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Asian stocks weak as investorsAsian stocks were listless as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union
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Agreement may cover more than 2 million unauthorized accounts; judge must still approve nationwide resolution of claims.
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Farmworker union underpaid itsThe union founded on the principle of protecting farmworkers from wage abuses will have to shell out more than $800,000 in back pay to its own organizers, a Monterey County judge ruled this week. The... United Farm Workers America failed to pay two dozen of its organizers for some of the hours they...
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A selloff of the British pound, which kicked off late Tuesday in New York, carries on ahead of formal negotiations by the U.K. to leave the EU.
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Two Democratic state lawmakers in Ohio are proposing an equal pay hotline that they say could help fight wage discrimination. State Reps. Kent Smith, of Euclid, and Janine Boyd, of …
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Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban,... potentially …
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Vermont dairy farmers are competing against gamers to try to show that actually milking a cow is harder than a new video game makes it look. The Billings Farm & …
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Penguin Random House Revenue Falls

Forbes - 29 Mar 2017 06:25
Penguin Random House RevenueRevenue decreased by 9.6% in 2016.
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A Tesla employee is suing theScott Olson/Getty Images A Tesla employee is suing the company, saying he experienced racial harassment, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment while working at the company's Fremont factory... between June 2015 and April 2016. The lawsuit was filed in the Alameda County Courthouse in California on Monday. The employee, DeWitt Lambert, alleges that coworkers harassed him by regularly calling him the N-word and making sexually explicit comments. The suit also says Lambert was overlooked for job promotions because he had filed complaints to human resources about the harassment. In a statement to Business Insider, Tesla said it denied all the claims made in the suit. Lambert is suspended with pay while Tesla investigates the allegations. The allegations Tesla The suit says Lambert first...
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Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Bridget Kelly and Bill …
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Kids Who Do Chores Are MoreWhen your kids balk, science is on your side.
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China's New Cash CrunchChina's money markets have experienced tightened liquidity on higher money market rates, reminiscent of the central bank-engineered liquidity crunch of 2013.
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A Russian billionaire withAP Photo/Mary Altaffer WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Russian billionaire close to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his past business... relationship with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Last week, The Associated Press reported that Manafort had written aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska in 2005, proposing to do work for Deripaska that would "benefit the Putin Government." The story was based on interviews with people familiar with Deripaska's business dealings with Manafort and documents obtained by the AP, including strategy memoranda, contracts and records showing international wire transfers for millions of dollars. In a quarter-page advertisement in Tuesday's editions of The Washington Post and...
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How Thirst For 'Unsexy' DataIf the country with the most data will win the next era of big data, AI and cloud computing, then policy-makers in both China and the United States must reflect on what has and has not worked well for... both countries in similar high-technology fields.
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Early retirement and health care: staring into the abyss
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Should I let my parents keep supporting me?

Market Watch - 29 Mar 2017 10:57
My parents helped me pay for college, but now I'm out on my own. Should I keep accepting money from them?
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Can't fall asleep? Try these 7 minor changes

Market Watch - 29 Mar 2017 10:54
To get a solid night's sleep, follow this advice. You'll feel rested in no time.
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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

Business Insider - 29 Mar 2017 10:54
The 10 things in advertisingFacebook Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Facebook launched its Snapchat Stories clone in the main app. The new feature sits at the top of the... newsfeed and allows photos and videos to be shared to individual people or to one's profile for 24 hours. 2. Yext is pricing its IPO at $8 to $10 a share. The public offering is set tomake the mapping data firm raise between $84 million and $105 million. 3. Johnson & Johnson is launching a burnout prevention bootcamp. After testing running the program in-house, it will start selling it to other Fortune 100 companies at a cost of $100,000 per team member. 4. House Republicans voted to let ISPs sell US consumers' browsing history without their permission. The resolution, which repeals regulations...
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The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in …
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U.K. stocks rise for a second straight day on Wednesday, boosted by a weaker pound as traders prepare for Britain to trigger Article 50 that kicks of the official two-year Brexit process.
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Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago …
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The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has approved up to $3.3 million in tax credits and other financial incentives for a Pennsylvania-based financial technology company that plans to create jobs in...
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The muted reaction to Republicans' failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act proves it, according to Michael Brush.
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