On Tuesday McDonald, the world's largest fast food chain said that, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has decided that it will permit the workers who are filing in labour complaints against their employees to treat McDonalds as their 'joint employer' along with the franchisees of the chain.
On Tuesday night a top official of the Los Angeles utility department faced strong questions regarding the action that is being taken towards the tackling of a massive breakage in pie which caused a flood in UCLA and its adjoining areas where millions of gallons of water threatened the imminent use of Pauley Pavilion.
On Monday the Federal Aviation Administration (F. A. A.) said that it plans to charge a fine to Southwest Airlines. The amount would be close to $12 million which will be a fine for repair violations that were allegedly done on some of its Boeing 737 jets. The F. A. A cited some faulty repairs that the airline had done since the year 2006.
On Monday, the leading website of online real estate listings, Zillow Inc announced that it plans to buy Trulia, its main rival, for an amount of $3.5 billion in stocks.
On Tuesday a study from the Urban Institute that analyzed the credit files of about 7 million Americans said that more than one third of people in the U. S are in trouble s soon as the issue boils down to paying their debts on time. It says that 35 percent of American citizens have debt in collections.
A video has been broadcasted online after being recorded by a webcam, showing nearly 100 baby loggerhead turtles heading to the Atlantic Ocean. The video is released to create awareness among people to protect loggerhead turtles that are considered threatened or endangered in Florida.
Alan C. 'Ace' Greenberg died on Friday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York due to complications arising from cancer. He was 86.
He was the one to transform a insignificant bond shop into the fifth-largest U. S. securities firm as a chief executive officer of Bear Stearns Cos. The form collapsed in 2008 as a result of one of the major events of the global credit crisis.
On Monday, a senior former U. S. Treasury Department official said that President Barack Obama even without congressional approval could act to curb a major incentive that encouraged the U. S. corporations to shift their tax bases overseas in supposed "inversion" deals.
On Monday the comptroller's office said, five pension funds of New York City reported a 17.4 percent return on investment in the fiscal year that ended on ended June 30. Now the total value is a record $160.5 billion.
Since 2008 the British government for the first time plans to make a larger amount of land available for licensed oil and natural gas exploration.
Officials said they were stunned to see the glacial lakes formed along the 16km long trek that lead to Neelkanth Lake.
A. H. Belo Corp. will be selling its Providence Journal newspaper and the related assets to New Media Investment Group Inc. for $46 million cash.
New Media Investment Group Inc. based in New York said that it expected the deal of the news paper to be completed in the third quarter.
The net income for the second-quarter grew to almost $2 billion or 15 percent for Comcast Corp. as it successfully added more customers for high-speed Internet speedily than the previous year. It also moderated the losses from the number of low video subscribers.
On Tuesday a Board of Supervisors in a slim 6-4 vote over the issue of deciding the matter of a tax measure that concerns sugary beverages and soda pushed it to the November ballot. Now San Franciscans would have to decide whether to charge a tax of 2-cents-per-ounce on soda and other sugary beverages and expend the extra money on children's' health programs.
The latest GasBuddy. com survey of US gas pumps has revealed that the gas prices in the country witnessed a plunge of 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57 a gallon; thanks largely to the increased stability in Iraq.
The last quarter proved to very fruitful for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. the Burrito chain as it could reach a goal that most of its rivals could hardly dream of. Instead of increasing its prices, it attracted a larger number of diners when the economy is going through a sluggish period.
The earnings for the second-quarter more than doubled for Netflix due to new episodes being aired from one among its well liked series that helped the Internet video service for the first time to cross the mark of 50 million subscribers universally.
Food safety is one of the top concerns among the Chinese consumers following the 2008 scandal where dairy products contaminated with the melamine an industrial chemical, resulted in the death of six infants making thousands of others sick.
Payments startup Stripe has launched payments platform for Australian retailers. The service allows online merchants to accept payments in more than 100 currencies and will make payments to bank accounts in Australian dollars.
MIT researchers have developed a glove with two robotic fingers to increase the count of fingers on the normal human hand. The additional fingers are very simple to use and allow the wearer to have a better grip of different objects. There is no need to give any sort of command to fingers as they work automatically.
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