US News

Subscribe to US News feed
Updated: 59 min 34 sec ago

Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, survey

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 20:12

People have backed a new system of labelling that would include food labels with how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories.

read more

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approved Support to Offer Paid Leave to New Parents

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 14:01

New Parents.jpg

San Francisco officials approved a paid parental leave policy to support their efforts that will make life slightly easier and affordable for those workers, who work hard to make ends meet in the expensive city of San Francisco.

read more

Renewable Energy Advocates Offer Support of Solar Energy Bill Calling it a Short-Term Fix

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 13:57

Renewable Energy.jpg

Advocates of renewable energy are offering a somewhat tepid support to a concessional solar energy bill which could head to Republican Governor Charlie Baker's office.

read more

Andrew McKenna McDonald’s Non- Executive Chairman is Retiring at 86

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 13:53

Andrew J. McKenna.jpg

On Wednesday, McDonald's said its chairman, Andrew McKenna, will step down from the company's board after May's annual shareholder meeting. McKenna had a long tenure at McDonald's board as a director. He has been an important figure in the burger chain for twenty five years he had served as a chairman of the board for the last twelve years since 2004.

read more

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will Lay-off 1,300 Workers at a Detroit Area Plant

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 13:47

Fiat.png

On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said, the company will lay off more than thousand workers at a Detroit area plant. The car maker plans to cut approximately 1,300 jobs and also trim production of its not- so- well selling Chrysler 200 midsize sedan which lost its market to the increasing demand for SUVs in the U. S markets.

read more

Walnuts can help avoid age-related health issues, new study

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 20:48

According to a new research study, Walnuts, which are already known to have several health benefits, can help avoid age-related health issues is consumed daily.

read more

Scientists say death of a partner may cause an actual ‘heartbreak’

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 20:44

heart-break.jpg

A team of scientists have said that severely stressful life event of losing a partner might lead to irregular heartbeats and even a broken heart or atrial fibrillation lasting as many as a year.

read more

Trump Criticizes Ford’s Move of Building a New Assembly Plant in Mexico

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 13:53

Ford-Headquarters.jpg

On Tuesday, Ford Motor said will build a new assembly plant in Mexico for small cars. The announcement from the carmaker is not a surprising one because last year it said; it will discontinue the production of its Focus compact car and C-Max hybrid in 2018 at its assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan.

read more

Reportedly Pfizer and Allergan Plan to End Merger Deal with New Stricter Tax Rules

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 13:45

Pfizer.jpg

In a recent move the U. S Treasury Department proposed stricter rules that will make it difficult for the American companies to shift their tax bases abroad to a lower tax haven.

read more

Dollar Close to Its Seventeen Month Low Against the Yen

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 13:39

US-dollar.jpg

On Wednesday, the dollar remained close to its seventeen month low vs. the yen. The slip resulted overnight from the fresh blow as Japan's prime minister's comments suggested that the authorities were watchful about stopping the Japanese currency's appreciation.

read more

Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns after Panama Paper Leak

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 13:30

Sigmundur David.jpg

It seems that the effect of Panama Papers have started already as, on Tuesday Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned.

read more

Pages