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Seattle Aims at McDonald's, Hits Workers

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All available data suggests that Seattle's $ 15 minimum wage is having nothing but positive results. The average low-wage employee saw his or her wages drop by 6.6 percent, or $125 per month. It's a temptation to file the UW study under "We told you so", but keeping wages low is not the only takeaway. "A minimum-wage increase means nothing if it is not enforced". Read More »

Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC Has $358000 Stake in Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/07/05/mondelez-international-inc-nasdaqmdlz-position-reduced-by-pioneer-investment-management-inc.html. Read More »

Berks County to get 2 medical marijuana dispensaries

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The DuBois Wellness Center dispensary application went on to state that the Clearfield County location at 1222 S. Brady Street in DuBois is only 8 minutes from Penn Highlands DuBois, which they stated, is the community's largest employer serving patients from over 10 counties. Read More »

Proud Dean Elgar won't let Lord's get to him

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It means being Dean Elgar in the only way he knows how and at Lord's over the next five days, it is how the whole South African team will be. We're quite mature as a unit with a lot of older guys around who rally around, and we've had good prep. Read More »

Puppy left in airport by abused owner gets tons of adoption offers

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I love Chewy sooo much. "Please consider the hundreds if not thousands of "Chewys" loaded with love that are desperately seeking homes in shelters which are at max capacity, rescues are full!" An update on the group's Facebook page says there was "tremendous interest" in Chewy and the group is compiling all of the interest forms and will go through them all before finding Chewy his new forever home. Read More »

Blues sign top draft pick Kostin to three-year deal

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The 6-foot-3, 196-pound right winger was drafted 31st overall by the Blues in 2017 National Hockey League draft. A native of Penza, Russia, Kostin was ranked as high as No. Kostin recently attended the Blues' propsect camp but was limited to just drills as he recovers from shoulder surgery. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Read More »

Le Maroc reçoit un nouveau prêt pour son plan solaire

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Comme nous l'annoncions en exclusivité en janvier dernier, le Fonds pour les technologies propres figure dans le montage financier envisagé par The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) pour le développement de Noor Midelt Phase I. Read More »

Israel and UNESCO: A New Era Has Not Yet Arrived

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Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon condemned the vote's wording as "disgraceful". This year's resolution still calls Israel "the occupying power" in the Old City and reaffirms previous United Nations resolutions denying the country's claims to East Jerusalem, echoing a resolution passed in May by UNESCO's executive board. Read More »

The Updated Ford Mustang Is Now (Slightly) Safer

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Alfa Romeo's new off-roader, the Stelvio, did exceptionally well in adult occupant protection, with a near-perfect 97 percent score, matching competitors like the Volvo XC90, assessed in 2015. The American vehicle manufacturer's sports auto had originally flunked the rigorous Euro NCAP crash test, scoring just two stars out of five. Changes to the frontal airbags have been mated to the addition of autonomous emergency braking and lane assistance as standard, resulting in a revised three star ... Read More »

La villa de luxe de Bernard-Henri Lévy est à vendre — Tanger

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Elle se situe au sommet d'une falaise, devant Gibraltar, au point précis où se rencontre l'Atlantique et la Méditerranée. La déco intérieure est l'oeuvre du célèbre designer d'intérieur Andrée Putman. A l'intérieur, six chambres, un sauna, une salle de sport, une piscine de 25 mètres de long et un salon de plein air où Bernard-Henri Lévy aimait travailler, écrire, recevoir des amis et organiser des fêtes, selon ses dires. Read More »

IL election officials get letter requesting voter data

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Elections officials in New Jersey say they are reviewing a request for information by President Donald Trump's voting commission. A letter from June 28 asked for full first and last names of registered voters, addresses, dates of birth, political party affiliation, the number of elections the voter has participated in from 2006 on, and other details, according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Dar, SBP divided over explanation of dollar hike

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SBP will continue to closely monitor the developments in the foreign exchange markets and stands ready to ensure stability in the financial markets, said a statement of the SBP here on Wednesday. The statement added that "the responsible persons and entities in this matter will be identified and appropriate action will be taken against them in the national interest". Read More »

Eye on China, India-US-Japan navies to hold huge exercise

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The Malabar war games are strategically significant for India as Beijing very recently deployed one of their submarines in the Indian Ocean region, with the Indian Navy picking up information of an "unusual surge" in the number of Chinese vessels entering the region. Read More »

Mike Ashley: claims of £15m deal are 'nonsense'

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The issue stems from a conversation between Ashley and Blue, which allegedly took place in the Horse & Groom, a London pub, in 2013. In a witness statement released on Monday , Blue said Ashley on one occasion threw up into a fireplace after a drinking game with a junior member of staff. Read More »

May stands firm on public sector pay cap at PMQs

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She said: "I know (Mr Corbyn) has taken to calling himself a government in waiting". Many Conservative MPs have returned to Westminster after the bruising election campaign, determined to urge the government to allay some of the concerns about spending cuts they heard from voters - including on school funding, as well as public sector pay. Read More »

Kevin Durant sign "at a discount" with the Warriors

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Fit: It was clear from the start that Durant was coming back, as he said the night of Golden State's championship clinching game . Now you'd better do yours - now, and in the future. Anyone with access to a spreadsheet and a calculator can do the hard math about how expensive this roster will get. The struggling Los Angeles Lakers have signed second overall draft pick Lonzo Ball to a multi-million dollar, four-year contract, the National Basketball Association team announced on Monday. Read More »

Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao joins Sporting Lisbon on loan

He had joined for the Spanish champions from Benfica in 2011 for 30 million Euros. It didn't help matters for the Portuguese defender with injuries hurting his career and reducing his chances of making it to the lineup even further. Following an injury-ravaged season at Monaco, where he played 15 league games, Coentrao returned to Madrid last summer. The Portugal worldwide has only made 58 appearances during that time for the Spanish giants, with a number of injuries derailing his ... Read More »

5G moves one step closer with Gigabit LTE network

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With download speeds of 750Mbps and 110Mbps uploads, it'll enable 4K HDR streaming from Amazon Prime, extreme data plan permitting of course. EE showcased the Gigabit LTE network in association with top tech companies such as Qualcomm Technologies and Sony Mobile. Read More »

Stam extends Reading contract

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Wales worldwide Chris Gunter has followed his club manager Jaap Stam in signing a new contract at Reading. Monk activated the 27-year-old's £1m release clause but Gunter made a decision to commit his future to the Royals. The Royals' vice-captain joined from Nottingham Forest for a fee thought to be around £2.5m in 2012. It would appear it's been money well spent as Gunter has since gone to make over 200 appearances for The Royals, a virtual mainstay throughout his five years there. Read More »

Fire crews still fighting hot spots at Kaleden fire south of Penticton

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Birkner adds the BC Wildfire service is now assisting Kaleden fire crews. "Right now we have 35 firefighters as well as aircraft that are assisting with that fire". "I think when I looked around Google Earth there's about nine structures in the way that I would assume three or maybe four of them are probably burned based on where the smoke is now". Read More »

U.S. soldier killed by 'indirect fire' in Afghanistan

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Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the soldiers had been conducting an off-base operation with partnered Afghan security forces when they came under fire. The United States is considering sending thousands of additional USA troops to Afghanistan, after Gen. Nicholson requested the force increase to break what he called a "stalemate" in the war. Read More »