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Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law

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Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law

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Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somewhat less-known but slowly growing platform has jus...
20:26 2019-07-10

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t serious about policing hate posts....
17:52 2019-07-15

Dickhead Fans Send Death Threats To Minor Leaguer Over No-Hitter-Ending Bunt The Trenton Thunder outfielder who busted up a combined no-hitter on Tuesday night with a slick push bunt up the first baseline triggered a benches-clearing fracas as a result. It turns out he’s also triggered a bunch of weird assholes, as he has gone on to receive death threats from dickhead fans, ...
07:13 2019-06-08

Here's Trump Being Blatantly Anti-Semitic President Donald Trump took his racist attacks on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to a whole new, anti-Semitic plane on Tuesday, accusing voters who back the congresswomen or vote Democratic of sweeping “disloyalty.”...
03:26 2019-08-21

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
00:13 2019-07-17

Trump Tries to Blatantly Lie His Way Out of Responsibility for Omar Chant After days spent hurling racist attacks at Rep. Ilhan Omar spilled into his supporters chanting “send her back” at a rally last night, President Trump on Thursday distanced himself the vitriol he helped stir up by ridiculously trying to pretend he disapproved of it and tried to stop it....
21:39 2019-07-18

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
09:26 2019-07-25

Congresswomen describe Trump's tweets as 'blatantly racist' distraction Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction Monday....
03:52 2019-07-16

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border, in violation of both US and internation...
08:52 2019-07-16

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The company is best known for its dirt cheap phones that undercut the competition on price, but it's known for something else too: ripping off other companies' ...
15:26 2019-07-03

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
11:13 2019-05-24

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest......
22:26 2019-05-23

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's law on internet transparency....
14:26 2019-07-02

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, the US Department of Justice announced. The feds al...
08:39 2019-05-24

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
15:26 2019-07-02

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
00:52 2019-06-13

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry’s biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws...
02:00 2019-08-20

New York man arrested after calling 911 to say he was violating his probation, sheriff says A 62-year-old man has been arrested for alleged probation violations in New York after authorities said he called 911 and told them he was violating his probation....
21:26 2019-07-01

RBI Penalises HDFC Bank For Violating Know Your Customer Norms The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on private sector lender HDFC Bank for violating norms related to know your customer....
13:13 2019-06-19

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treaty by carrying out low-yield tests in a remote Arct...
01:39 2019-05-30

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington accused Ivank...
21:52 2019-06-20

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
17:00 2019-05-29

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredith and sent out to SI staffers, Sports Illustrated’...
01:52 2019-06-18

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
10:39 2019-05-26

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:00 2019-06-05

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
14:39 2019-05-24

Azam Khan's Son Arrested For Violating Prohibitory Orders In UP's Rampur Abdullah Khan was protesting along with his supporters when the police took them into custody for violating prohibitory orders. Earlier in the day, the police had stopped Samajwadi Party workers in......
12:52 2019-08-01

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
03:13 2019-05-24

Real Housewives' Luann de Lesseps Taken Into Custody for Violating Probation Luann de Lesseps was taken into custody Thursday morning for allegedly violating her probation. She has since been released. According to documents obtained by E! News, The Real......
22:13 2019-05-23

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of its citizens’ votes.The situation has arisen becau...
16:13 2019-07-11

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
23:52 2019-05-23

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegation that Russia has conducted low-yield tests in vio...
06:26 2019-05-31

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
08:39 2019-07-20

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist position was arrested on arrival and remains in detention eight months later. Related: Iran breaks nuclear...
00:39 2019-07-08

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
02:52 2019-07-03

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until sanctions are lifted....
20:00 2019-07-09

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A company found to have violated the GDPR can be soc...
04:52 2019-05-23

Fund for sacked Israel Folau taken down for violating GoFundMe's rules An online fundraising page by sacked former Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been taken down for violating GoFundMe's terms of service, the crowdfunding platform has said....
09:52 2019-06-24

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
20:52 2019-06-27

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
19:26 2019-06-07

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at the North Korean regime coming from the White House....
21:26 2019-06-13

China Oil Trader Sanctioned For Violating Iran Restrictions: Mike Pompeo The United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday....
02:00 2019-07-23

House GOP resolution blasts 'Green New Deal' as violating nation's 'bedrock principles' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., Green New Deal is a "thinly veiled" attempt to create a socialist society, a resolution pushed by the Republican Study Committee said. ...
02:00 2019-05-23

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to urge Iran not take further measures that undermine the nuclear deal to stop and to reverse all activities that are inconsistent with the JCPOA, includ...
16:39 2019-07-09

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S. sanctions....
16:39 2019-08-17

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: on Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of decorum in the House of Representatives....
22:52 2019-07-16

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
15:13 2019-06-05

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Suspended 20 Games For Violating MLB's Domestic Violence Policy MLB announced on Saturday that Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will serve a 20-game suspension for violating the league’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Urias was arrested on May 13 on suspicion of domestic violence after witnesses told law enforcement that they saw the ...
15:39 2019-08-18

Illegal immigrant rape suspect released from Maryland jail, violating detainer policy, ICE says An illegal immigrant accused of rape was released from a Maryland jail three days after being arrested -- despite a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to keep the man in custody, according to federal officials. ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked with watching some of the most powerful digital...
23:39 2019-07-22

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency is recommending that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says Conway has become a “repeat offender” ...
18:52 2019-06-13

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:26 2019-06-05

Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account for tweet violating threats policy Twitter locked Mitch McConnell's campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, for posting a video of a profanity-laden protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, Kentucky....
19:00 2019-08-08

Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Suspended For Remainder Of MLB Season For Violating Domestic Violence Policy Days after prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, Major League Baseball announced that Herrera has been suspended for 85 games....
01:26 2019-07-06

Paradox exec: Steam’s 30% fee is “outrageous” (credit: Aurich Lawson) Paradox Interactive (Cities: Skylines, Surviving Mars) seems to be getting fed up with the "standard" 30% fee on sales charged by Steam and many other game platforms. Speaking at a Gamelab panel hosted by GamesIndustry.biz last week, Paradox Chairman of the Board and former...
04:52 2019-07-02

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors with its Siri digital assistant without consent. The lawsuit comes after The Guardian reported that the contractors Apple hires to evaluate Siri's perfo...
07:13 2019-08-09

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias accepts 20-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy MLB suspended Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Julio Urias for 20 games because of a violation of the league's domestic violence policy.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Texas school staffer colored in teen’s haircut with sharpie for violating dress code, lawsuit claims PEARLAND, Texas (NBC NEWS) – Staffers at a Texas junior high school colored in a black teen’s fade haircut with a jet-black Sharpie to discipline him for violating the school dress code, according to a lawsuit filed by his parents. Dante Trice and Angela Washington filed their complaint ...
04:00 2019-08-20

Police in Las Vegas pulled over a driver suspected of violating carpool-lane rules. His excuse was that he had a body in the back. George Frey/Reuters A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on suspicion that a motorist was driving alone in the carpool lane on Monday. The driver claimed the body of a deceased person in the back of his van counted as a passenger. The trooper was not having it. Visit Business In...
04:39 2019-07-05

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions between the US and Iran, which came close to the brink o...
00:52 2019-07-02

Qualcomm exec doubles down on the power of 5G and AI at the edge Dev Singh, Qualcomm's Head of Robotics, believes that 5G is the connective fabric that’s going to radically change the landscape for AI at the edge.Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

Samsung exec says the Galaxy Fold will actually be released soon The Galaxy Fold was supposed to be a celebration of Samsung ingenuity when it comes to mobile innovation. But the phone was dead on arrival the minute Samsung launched. In just a matter of days, we were shown foldable phones that looked a lot better than the Galaxy Fold, including its most important...
16:13 2019-06-19

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court records....
04:13 2019-06-04

Ex-Rangers exec gives inside take on NHL offersheet drama When the Canadiens extended their offer sheet to Sebastian Aho a couple of weeks ago, which included a poison pill in the form of $21 million in signing bonuses coming due within the first 12 months of the agreement, an interested party with no skin in the game flashed back some 22 years. “I knew......
03:26 2019-07-21

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and other critics contend that gov...
21:00 2019-05-24

India is still '12 to 18 months away' from rolling out 5G, says industry exec It will take India at least another year to roll out the next generation of high-speed mobile internet, according to Akhil Gupta of Bharti Enterprises....
10:00 2019-08-07

Former Oceania exec gets soccer ban for financial misconduct ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned former Oceania Football Confederation general secretary Tai Nicholas from the game for eight years for financial misconduct. The adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee imposed the punishment after finding Nicholas guilty of misappropriating FIFA funds linked to th...
01:26 2019-05-30

Exec: My bosses harassed, groped me at 1Oak A married New Jersey exec was pressured into joining her bosses for a night out at Manhattan hot spot 1Oak — where they sexually harassed and groped her, according to a new lawsuit. Alexandria Chapman, 36, says her nightmare began almost immediately after she attended a work event on Nov. 15 with em...
06:52 2019-07-15

Exec warns of too much public road AV testing Robbie Miller says auto and tech companies testing self-driving technology are causing crashes at rates higher than human drivers and endangering motorists and pedestrians....
14:26 2019-08-19

Ex-RBS exec Brown to take helm at Sainsbury's Bank A former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executive is to become the next boss of J Sainsbury's financial services arm as the supermarket giant tries to rebuild the division's profitability....
04:13 2019-06-11

How this former Amazon exec is turning Snap's ad business around Jeremi Gorman is simplifying, giving the sales team an "Amazon-esque" structure and building out her team to ramp up the Snap's ads organization....
23:39 2019-08-04

Dad of ex-Post exec Patrick Purcell dead at 95 The father of former New York Post Publisher Patrick Purcell has died. Patrick J. Purcell was 95. He was born in Waterford, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States when he was 3. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II before marrying his wife, Sarah, and settling in College Point,...
09:39 2019-07-09

AMD exec: Nvidia fell for our double bluff Enlarge / AMD's Scott Herkelman explains to HotHardware how he "jebaited" Nvidia. (credit: 2.5 Geeks) Earlier this month, AMD Radeon VP Scott Herkelman tweeted a single, cryptic word: jebaited. If you're not a big Twitch person, that probably doesn't mean much to you. Thankfully, Herkelman made it...
00:13 2019-07-23

Witness says altercation between Raptors exec and cop 'blown out of proportion' A sheriff's deputy was pushed and hit in the face by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri on Thursday night after his team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals, according to the Alameda County, California, Sheriff's Office....
03:26 2019-06-16

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently: exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
13:13 2019-06-17

Credit Suisse exec heads to Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank has named Steven Feinberg to manage its US investment-grade debt trading, Bloomberg reported. Feinberg had previously worked at Credit Suisse Group for almost two decades. Feinberg will be a managing director at the Frankfurt, Germany-based Deutsche Bank, reporting to Paul Huchro....
04:52 2019-06-20

Brazil's Cemig considers IPO of its gas distribution unit - exec State-run power utility Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (Cemig) is considering an initial public offering of its gas distribution unit Gasmig, a company director said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-08-20

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently-exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
11:26 2019-06-17

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

Dish exec could be months away from finalizing T-Mobile deal Dish Network’s Charlie Ergen is taking his sweet time striking a deal to buy T-Mobile’s assets — a delay that is already creating a web of complications for T-Mobile’s planned $26 billion purchase of Sprint, The Post has learned. Media reports this week say Ergen had lined up financing and was close...
05:39 2019-06-21

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
07:13 2019-08-06

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who is due to retire....
09:39 2019-06-12

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
09:26 2019-06-11

This former SolarCity exec is trying to reinvent 2 parts of the solar business GivePower GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas. The organization recently finished a project at the Standing Rock Reservation for the Sioux Nation tribe. GivePower was started by for SolarCity executive Hayes Barnard, who is also CEO of Loanpal, a company that f...
16:26 2019-07-23

Lyft exec riffs on ground-breaking research in AI At Transform 2019, Gil Arditi ripped through example after example of recent research that's propelled head-turning advances in AI and machine learning.Read More...
05:13 2019-08-05

MLB trade rumors: Marcus Stroman is the ‘best fit’ for the Yankees, says former MLB exec If comfort is in fact the enemy of progress, perhaps the Yankees should take heed of this piece of advice — and soon. Because as much as their near double-digit-game lead in the AL East standings seems sustainable, they can’t afford to ignore their need for additional starting pitching w...
18:01 2019-07-31

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave. Attorney David Mastagni said Tuesday the 20-...
21:00 2019-06-18

Former GM Exec Bob Lutz Impressed by Random Tesla Model 3 Bob Lutz, a former top executive from all three of the major American automakers, occasional Corvette-powered Fisker investor, and casual skeptic of Tesla, recently came across a Tesla Model 3 and was surprised to be impressed by its build quality....
02:26 2019-06-18

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
21:00 2019-07-11

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia game-streaming service says he thinks data caps won't be a problem—but his prediction largely depends on the generosity of ISPs. In an interview Friday wi...
20:39 2019-07-01

Samsung exec on the Galaxy Fold debacle: ‘It was embarrassing’ Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh didn’t hold anything back during a gathering of journalists in South Korea at the end of last week at which he said what we were all thinking when Samsung had to nix the launch of the Galaxy Fold back in April at the eleventh hour. “It was embarrassing,&rdq...
21:00 2019-07-01

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
00:26 2019-06-28

Amazon exec says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
22:52 2019-06-05

Samsung Galaxy Fold is ready to launch, according to a company exec There has been a long wait for the Samsung Galaxy Fold – while it was announced in February and originally set to launch in April, as various issues with the handset have caused delays. But the wait might almost be over according to a Samsung Display executive.According to The Investor, Samsu...
16:26 2019-06-19

Samsung exec says “most” of the Galaxy Fold’s display problems have been fixed When Samsung sent the first batch of Galaxy Folds to reviewers, it quickly became apparent there were some problems. Phones failed due to dust getting caught under the screen, due to reviewers removing a protective layer that appeared to be a standard screen protector, and seemingly just by being us...
10:39 2019-06-20

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
00:39 2019-07-13

Feds repay $13.4 million stolen by Sacramento Kings exec SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say the U.S. government is repaying the basketball team $13.4 million that a former official stole to buy luxury beachfront homes. The team announced Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department is providing full restitution. The Sacramento Bee newspaper ...
04:00 2019-05-30

The Galaxy Fold is 'ready to hit the market' all of a sudden, at least according to one Samsung exec Just when you may have thought the drama surrounding Samsung's oft-delayed Galaxy Fold launch hit a peak level, a senior company executive is adding to the intrigue and confusion today. Technically, Kim Seong-cheol works for Samsung Display rather than Samsung Electronics, but as a Vice President of...
11:52 2019-06-19

'Lamborghini Has to Have a Naturally-Aspirated Engine': Audi Sport Exec Autocar caught up with Audi Sport boss Oliver Hoffmann at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring where he told the British car pub that his team’s trying to keep the V10 in the next R8, a hardcore “GT2” style R8 might be in the pipeline, and Lamborghini’s committed to staying away from turbochargers....
00:00 2019-06-29

Exec’s style puts HBO streaming plan in peril: critics Plans by HBO’s new parent company to launch a Netflix rival is coming under fire from insiders — many of whom are pointing the finger at their new boss, John Stankey. Critics told The Post that AT&T’s plans to launch a new streaming service to compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon are off......
13:52 2019-08-19

Google Exec Tells Senate That Project Dragonfly Has Been "Terminated" On Tuesday, Google vice president of public policy Karan Bhatia told members of the Senate Judiciary that the company’s Project Dragonfly—a search engine for the Chinese market that was widely reported to involve huge concessions to state censors and protested by its own staff—has been “terminated” ...
20:26 2019-07-17

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explosive new documents filed in a whistleblower lawsui...
09:00 2019-06-14

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly tells the San F...
20:39 2019-06-14

Tesla exec turnover worse among Musk reports, analyst says Tesla’s executive turnover is higher than major Silicon Valley-based technology companies and is particularly acute among those reporting to CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Bernstein report....
21:26 2019-08-14

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
21:26 2019-06-02

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role based on the need to improve DOE customer service,...
04:52 2019-06-16

Pimco exec: The Fed may cut rates by July if trade wars continue "I think the Fed could cut as soon as July and I think that they'll go 50 basis points," says Mark Kiesel Pimco's chief investment officer of global credit....
01:39 2019-06-07

IBM Software Exec Predicts Quantum Computers Will Become Mainstream in Five Years Quantum computers won’t replace today’s traditional computers, but they will become mainstream within five years, an IBM executive predicted Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival....
23:39 2019-05-22

Huawei exec says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-11

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
04:13 2019-06-22

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
22:13 2019-08-12

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment-building lobby was captured in a now-viral video The man who called 911, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, accused Wesley Michel, who is a black, of trespassing at his San Fra...
04:39 2019-07-09

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in the college bribery case — and the 14th pare...
06:52 2019-06-22

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
10:13 2019-07-04

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact that they have been determined to be fake. On Fri...
08:00 2019-05-27

YouTube exec who called cops on black man says race wasn’t a factor The YouTube exec who called the cops on a black man in California — as he waited for his friend inside of their apartment building lobby — insists that his actions were not racially motivated. “Unfortunately there is a terrible pattern of people calling the authorities regarding pe...
10:00 2019-07-10

Medina Mora, powerful Citigroup exec who battled scandals, dies at 69 Manuel Medina Mora, one of the most influential Mexican bankers to work on Wall Street during a long career at Citigroup Inc , has died, the bank's Mexican unit Citibanamex said on Wednesday. He was 69....
06:13 2019-08-08

Huawei exec: the foldable Mate X with Android intact to launch by September The foldable Huawei Mate X is still coming and we know when it'll launch: September or sooner, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to TechRadar this week."It's coming in September – at the latest," said Vincent Pang, President of Huawei's Western European Region, while vi...
02:00 2019-06-22

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
19:52 2019-06-07

Former Google exec ran 'sex ring,' estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing him of, among other things, running a sex ring with one of several mistresses....
07:39 2019-07-03

Constance Wu's 'Fresh Off the Boat' co-stars enthusiastic about working with her despite rant, ABC exec says It appears the cast and crew of "Fresh Off the Boat" are putting star Constance Wu's anti-renewal tirade behind them, and are looking forward to the future, according to ABC....
08:13 2019-08-06

Mexican steel exec jailed in Spain, faces extradition ruling A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
15:52 2019-05-29

Booker returns pharma exec’s donation he claimed didn’t exist Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has returned a donation he received from a pharmaceutical executive — after claiming at the first debate that his campaign rejects financial support from the industry. The $2,800 contribution was given by Eagle Pharmaceutical executive vice president,...
00:39 2019-07-04

Exec charged with embezzling $5.5M to pay for Trump hotel stays, trips to Mexico A brazen executive in North Carolina stole more than $5 million from a medical technology company to pay for trips to Mexico, stays at the Trump International Hotel in New York and a $145,000 tab at an upscale steakhouse, prosecutors said. The embezzlement trial of Hugh Franklin Johnson II, 44, was ...
21:01 2019-08-05

Brazil's Petrobras plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants next year- exec Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants it owns, Petrobras head of downstream, Anelise Lara, said on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-08-14

Exec reveals how studios like Netflix and Amazon decide what shows to keep and what to cancel With shock in some circles still growing about Netflix’s decision to cancel The OA — the sci-fi series starring Brit Marling that currently enjoys an 84% on Rotten Tomatoes — a fan petition has just launched to save the show. At the time of this writing, it was well on its way towa...
11:13 2019-08-07

Brazil's CPFL considers bidding in privatization of distribution co, looks for other targets- exec Brazilian power company CPFL Energia is considering bidding in the privatization of Rio Grande do Sul state power company CEEE and looking for other targets to grow its distribution business, Chief Executive Officer Gustavo Estrella told analysts in a conference call on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-08-14

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
01:52 2019-08-02

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
18:39 2019-07-01

Tesla loses another exec: HR vice president and head of diversity Felicia Mayo Tesla loses vice president of HR and head of diversity, Felicia Mayo, one of a few black woman executives to break Silicon Valley's glass ceiling....
02:00 2019-06-19

FBI seeks help in finding victims of Hollywood Con Queen after Marvel Studios exec is used in the scam The FBI set up a website to find victims of a Hollywood con artist that’s been scamming unsuspecting people in show business with uncanny impersonations of professionals since 2013....
19:52 2019-07-15

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers and other officials. According to court papers fil...
05:39 2019-06-12

Weinstein's ex-HR exec says he was stiffed out of $425G, fired after exposing alleged payoff leakers A former human resources executive for Harvey Weinstein’s former company claims he was stiffed out of a $425,000 payment for investigating who leaked information about sexual assault claims against the disgraced former Hollywood mogul....
12:39 2019-06-19

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
19:39 2019-08-18

YouTube exec apologizes for calling police on a black man outside his San Francisco building after outrage A white YouTube executive who faced a social media backlash after calling the police on a black man outside his California residential building issued a statement Tuesday apologizing and trying to explain his actions....
19:52 2019-07-10

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
00:13 2019-05-30

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
04:52 2019-05-22

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
16:39 2019-05-27

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:39 2019-06-28

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
14:39 2019-05-21

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:01 2019-06-14

Sen. Kennedy stuns Facebook exec by asking if they replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit?' Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy asked a Facebook executive if the social media platform replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit' during a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Tuesday....
04:52 2019-07-17

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 to get kids admission to USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spent seven years with the Hawks, and sources say he ...
02:39 2019-05-26

Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' data....
23:52 2019-07-16

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:52 2019-06-28

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Ujiri shoved one of its deputies and nudged him in th...
20:52 2019-06-14

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
13:26 2019-06-18

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, who's been building the business beyond the clothing subscription platform that it started as....
21:13 2019-07-22

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
21:26 2019-06-21

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
13:39 2019-06-12

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being used during medical procedures and has been shown to be a valid, non-pharmacologic method to treat pain...
02:26 2019-08-10

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
22:00 2019-06-18

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and search for “data science” or “machine learning” jobs. ...
15:00 2019-07-21

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
18:39 2019-06-27

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
15:39 2019-07-10

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Labor Day holiday:...
23:26 2019-05-21

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tell you the only number that really......
17:26 2019-06-11

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought the right thing was to step aside,” Acosta sai...
18:52 2019-07-12

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July 9)        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Book Your Labor Day Flights This Week for the Best Deals If you’re planning to travel on Labor Day weekend, then the time to book your flight is now, as in right now. Data from CheapFlights.com suggests that in order to score the best airfare deals for the weekend you need to book that plane ticket by this Friday, August 23....
19:52 2019-08-20

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
22:13 2019-06-13

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration. Director-General Guy Ryder of the Internation...
16:13 2019-06-10

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear getting stopped and deported. The National Highway Traff...
01:52 2019-08-15

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
06:00 2019-07-15

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday:...
03:39 2019-05-22

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
19:39 2019-07-17

N.F.L. Labor Talks Likely to Hinge on 18-Game Proposal The players are expected to get a larger percentage of league revenue in their next deal, and the owners are again aiming to expand the 16-game regular season....
19:52 2019-07-31

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
18:52 2019-07-09

Trump likely to pick Scalia's son for labor secretary: Politico U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to pick Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the secretary of labor, Politico reported on Thursday, citing three unnamed sources....
02:13 2019-07-19

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
03:26 2019-07-19

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are prominent labor leaders. Shuler is secretary-trea...
09:52 2019-07-08

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying American....
16:26 2019-06-10

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4% increase over the same week last year....
08:13 2019-08-21

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
21:13 2019-06-07

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
05:26 2019-08-04

Mourners bid farewell to labor leader Héctor Figueroa Thousands of mourners packed Riverside Church on Friday to remember Héctor Figueroa, the firebrand labor leader who gave a voice to the voiceless – the more than 175,000 service workers he represented. The former president of SEIU Local 32BJ was remembered as a selfless fighter whose life was devote...
22:52 2019-07-24

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the parties said on Friday....
02:26 2019-08-03

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. ......
04:52 2019-05-22

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
00:13 2019-06-13

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice, which women throughout the country have been cam...
11:13 2019-06-06

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Labor Day holiday:...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
10:26 2019-05-22

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
21:13 2019-07-11

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
17:26 2019-07-11

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
05:13 2019-06-18

U.S. labor market slowing as job openings, hiring fall U.S. job openings and hiring fell in June, suggesting that demand for labor was cooling in tandem with a slowing economy, which could provide another reason for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month....
21:26 2019-08-06

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
20:13 2019-06-20

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the ho...
23:13 2019-06-23

U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
17:00 2019-06-20

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
12:39 2019-07-10

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
22:52 2019-05-28

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-year college degrees are deeply disadvantaged, scre...
14:13 2019-08-14

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
23:39 2019-07-12

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
00:52 2019-05-24

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
20:13 2019-07-12

NFL labor negotiations are ‘progressing,’ but a deal doesn’t appear to be imminent Negotiators for the NFL and the NFL Players Association are said to be making progress, but expecting a deal sooner rather than later might be overly optimistic....
17:52 2019-08-08

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky said in his testimony to the House Judiciary antit...
09:26 2019-06-12

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a 'sex ring' in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley.       ...
08:52 2019-07-03

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as too lenient....
23:39 2019-07-10

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
11:39 2019-08-01

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that claim any more....
21:52 2019-07-11

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the labor market....
19:00 2019-08-06

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices that are ultimately dependent on them.” GOOD....
17:13 2019-06-10

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
18:39 2019-07-05

Casper is running an early Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses Casper mattresses are some of the most popular options on the market, and right now you can save on them ahead of Labor Day.       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
06:00 2019-07-19

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that aims to quash the power of teacher’s unions....
20:26 2019-07-22

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual report to Congress....
20:13 2019-07-05

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
16:52 2019-06-20

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's crimes "horrific."...
19:39 2019-07-09

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. equities and options exchanges and Bats Hotspot in ...
21:52 2019-05-21

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, each highlighting her incomparable contributions to literature and the black American experience. But as we rightly reflect on the singular nature of he...
20:26 2019-08-07

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00 2019-07-03

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal contractors that declare themselves to be religious. ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, alongside daughter Evaliah, were leaving for the ho...
23:26 2019-06-04

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
18:00 2019-07-16

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
07:39 2019-07-19

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
07:13 2019-07-19

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
13:39 2019-06-28

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-07-17

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
13:26 2019-06-13

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer who was there, the office erupted in havoc. Executiv...
21:26 2019-05-23

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
01:39 2019-07-19

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
19:00 2019-06-21

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity....
17:39 2019-05-23

Democrats call for U.S. labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
18:13 2019-07-09

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applauded and whooped in a U.N. conference hall after the ...
16:39 2019-06-21

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
18:52 2019-07-09

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he sat down for an interview with Fox News across from...
05:26 2019-08-15

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
03:39 2019-07-10

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the energy minister was pursued about rising emissions an...
13:26 2019-07-23

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
09:00 2019-07-05

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcosta must step down,” Pelosi wrote on Twitter late Mo...
16:39 2019-07-09

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — L...
19:52 2019-07-12

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
19:52 2019-07-09

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan event for......
07:13 2019-06-29

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling on Secretary Acosta to resign. It is now impossibl...
17:39 2019-07-09

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
21:26 2019-06-14

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39 2019-07-12

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut with Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier wh...
04:13 2019-07-09

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
20:52 2019-07-10

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
00:26 2019-07-20

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record In Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
23:26 2019-07-19

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of doing “bugger all” to stop animal activists invading farms, as the Coalition government prepares to ...
08:52 2019-07-22

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
06:52 2019-06-07

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
15:00 2019-08-05

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe’s busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to keep on talking with a mediator’s help for at least another day....
19:39 2019-08-05

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
22:39 2019-08-14

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
21:26 2019-08-14

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest about the party’s record on workers’ rights, reports said. ...
17:39 2019-08-02

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the reentry of prisoners to mainstream society and th...
00:13 2019-08-06

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-03

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was aided by 370,000 new workers entering the labor forc...
07:26 2019-08-03

Former United Auto Workers official gets 15 months in labor corruption case A federal judge in Detroit on Monday sentenced the former United Auto Workers union vice president in charge of relations with Fiat Chrysler to 15 months in federal prison for misusing funds intended for worker training to pay for luxury travel, golf, liquor and parties for himself and other union o...
01:13 2019-08-06

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that could influence family sizes in the future....
15:52 2019-08-20

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
19:13 2019-06-06

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
14:33 2019-05-21

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU in 1969. It was a step on his path to the Labor p...
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
03:52 2019-07-10

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary: report President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to take over at the Department of Labor after......
02:39 2019-07-19

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher law firm. Trump tweets that Scalia ...
12:13 2019-07-19

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World War Two....
08:00 2019-07-19

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
10:39 2019-07-12

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in London to one count of forced...
15:52 2019-06-30

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein didn’t “walk free.” “The Pa...
22:52 2019-07-10

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
06:00 2019-07-19

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and exploitation of its largely immigrant work force, accor...
06:52 2019-08-10

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
06:13 2019-07-18

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
23:26 2019-07-10

Labor Department sends White House proposal for limited overtime expansion The Labor Department sent a proposed rewrite of the federal regulations covering overtime to the White House Monday for final approval, according to Trump administration officials....
23:13 2019-08-12

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
16:52 2019-07-12

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the first time....
22:13 2019-07-31

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, prompting condemnation from Seoul....
14:39 2019-07-01

Months After Labor Controversy, Rockstar Converts Game-Testers To Full-Time Workers at Rockstar Lincoln, the British studio that does the lion’s share of testing for the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption games, are being converted from contractors to full-time employees, three sources familiar with the studio have told Kotaku....
21:00 2019-08-06

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
04:26 2019-05-30

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate com...
23:39 2019-07-16

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, which launched in 2017, gives approximately 20% of...
22:39 2019-07-12

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side...
20:39 2019-07-12

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the foreseeable future as "acting secretary" only, a move t...
00:00 2019-07-16

South Dakota woman who went into labor with triplets thought pain was from kidney stones A South Dakota mother was shocked to find the painful kidney stones she had been experiencing was actually her going into labor — and the surprise birth of triplets....
02:26 2019-08-19

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
19:39 2019-07-09

Heathrow Airport labor strike averted (for now); London flights may be affected later this month On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
22:13 2019-08-05

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace conditions....
13:26 2019-08-16

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
18:52 2019-07-09

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
04:00 2019-07-20

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
11:39 2019-07-12

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, after the billionaire was investigated for having ru...
16:39 2019-07-10

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
06:52 2019-07-19

Jobs report shows labor market solid as economy faces new trade threats July's employment report shows the labor market remains solid, while business investment has turned more cautious due to tariffs and trade friction....
18:00 2019-08-02

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
19:26 2019-07-10

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
06:39 2019-08-03

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.        ...
21:13 2019-06-27

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
08:13 2019-08-21

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradicate labor abuses....
13:52 2019-08-16

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
17:39 2019-07-12

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
21:39 2019-07-12

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
12:39 2019-08-16

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
16:13 2019-07-12

Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisisThe shadow environment minister, Tony Burke, has declared Labor can no longer pursue a climate policy based on a market mechanism to reduce emissions.But he insists...
09:52 2019-05-23

Trump labor nominee Eugene Scalia played key role changing rules on tipping President Trump’s nominee to head the Labor Department, private sector lawyer Eugene Scalia, had a key role in one of the most controversial issues in workplace law in recent years: control over the tips workers receive from customers. Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, re...
09:00 2019-08-11

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 years ago with the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who a...
02:52 2019-07-11

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sex trafficking on ...
09:13 2019-07-10

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
09:26 2019-07-16

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
08:00 2019-07-19

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
19:26 2019-07-15

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
16:26 2019-08-09

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to step down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fought for a tougher punishment after state prosecuto...
22:26 2019-07-10

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
19:00 2019-06-13

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
20:26 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
07:39 2019-07-20

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.43pm BST Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat of West Virginia, has a plan to force the US Soccer federation to pay...
23:00 2019-07-09

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
23:39 2019-07-10

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
21:52 2019-07-09

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
07:39 2019-07-20

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-01

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sexually abusing underage girls in Florida. The non-p...
17:52 2019-07-09

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
21:26 2019-07-31

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
17:13 2019-07-12

U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair. Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
21:00 2019-08-08

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total. The post Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total appeared first on LEX18....
21:26 2019-05-23

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:13 2019-06-06

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
03:26 2019-07-19

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factories in Malaysia – hundreds of migrant workers had pa...
15:26 2019-06-22

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone e...
09:26 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong." Ac...
08:39 2019-07-11

The Best Media Players for Windows and Mac Everyone has something on their PC worth watching—that funny video you just shot on vacation, some movie you downloaded that you probably shouldn’t have, a highlight from your favorite concert, et cetera. And while you can probably just pull it up in your operating system’s default player, there’s n...
02:26 2019-07-10

This Is How Things Work Now At G/O Media When Jim Spanfeller and a private equity firm called Great Hill Partners took over G/O Media—formerly Gizmodo Media Group—in April, their stated goal was to make the company profitable. It was a welcome refrain for employees all too aware of how the company had languished under Univision’s doomed ow...
17:39 2019-08-02

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
01:26 2019-05-29

RECESSION A LIB MEDIA CONSPIRACY TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP??? There are many, many reasons to start freaking out at the possibility that we might be heading toward a global recession—a scenario made all the more terrifying by the fact that Donald freaking Trump is the one with his greasy ravioli fingers on America’s economic tiller. But, while experts sound th...
20:00 2019-08-19

How to watch Bethesda’s E3 media briefing Bethesda E3 2019 media briefing is live, and you can watch by clicking play right here. Catch the latest from Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein, and more.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Book: Media’s top 10 Trump haters The nation’s leading conservative media watchdog, charging that there are enough Trump bashers in the press to fill the Boston Marathon, has issued a list of the “Top 10 Who Hates Trump The Most.”...
19:00 2019-06-04

Is Sweden's no-fly movement just media hype? Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg refuses to travel by plane. Media coverage would have us believe it’s a movement that has spread across Sweden – but is it all just hype? DW's Louise Osborn reports....
20:26 2019-08-02

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it's been given the model number H2B, and as Droi...
12:13 2019-06-01

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:26 2019-06-14

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor......
01:26 2019-07-13

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convinced....
17:13 2019-07-20

Media have an 'agenda' against Pogba - Solskjaer "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy and set to leave the club, declaring the media have an \"agenda\" against the French World Cup winner."...
11:13 2019-07-10

How the media contributed to the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take precedence over the many other terms applied to people on the move? For me it was in 2015, as the refugee crisis in Europe reached its peak. While debate raged...
16:01 2019-08-01

Gatehouse Media agrees to pay $1.38B for Gannett The nation’s largest newspaper chain just got a whole lot bigger. The parent of the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, Gatehouse Media, has struck a $1.38 billion agreement to acquire USA Today publisher Gannett in a cash-and-stock deal. The merger, which would combine Gannett with Gatehouse...
19:00 2019-08-06

Russia to retaliate against UK media over RT fine The Russian communications regulator has announced plans to "respond in kind" after Ofcom fined the Kremlin-funded television channel RT for biased coverage over the Salisbury attack....
16:39 2019-08-01

Gatehouse Media poised to buy Gannett GateHouse Media is deep in talks to buy USA Today owner Gannett — a merger that would create America’s biggest newspaper chain, The Post has learned. Fairport, NY-based GateHouse — which owns nearly 700 papers across 39 states, including 156 dailies like the Columbus Dispatch in Ohio — is owned by F...
23:26 2019-07-18

Gannett to merge with GateHouse Media Analysts say the combined company could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in savings from reduced overhead and more efficient printing and distribution, which could help stave off the effects of an industry in deep decline....
12:26 2019-08-06

Eric Trump: Media Down With the Sickness Eric Trump, the larger and blonder of the president’s two adult sons, appeared on Fox News’ Fox & Friends Wednesday morning to absolutely destroy the lamestream media for the sin of ignoring the fact that people at the Iowa State Fair this weekend put handfuls of corn kernels in a bowl represent...
20:13 2019-08-14

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
13:13 2019-08-04

Private equity investments not enough to help F+W Media Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media — but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the bigmoney players have also emerged as the biggest losers. In the latest fire sale emerging from the bankruptcy, Penguin Random House o...
04:26 2019-07-24

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defensive guru Fangio, commenting regularly that he’s ca...
22:52 2019-08-19

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax cuts during the campaign, but before the debate g...
20:13 2019-06-27

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
14:52 2019-05-29

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their women's World Cup semi-final....
02:26 2019-07-03

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a large majority said it was important to follow current events. However, half got the news from Youtube. While 54-percent got it from other social media pla...
04:00 2019-08-20

Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody’s beyond the pale She was a high-flying international human right’s lawyer who worked with refugees. Then she was found dead on a beach in East Sussex. What happened in-between is a story of crime and punishment, and a question of how justice works in the social media era. Simone Burns, who is also known as Simone O’...
20:13 2019-07-05

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It is with great sadness that we tell you that Leo has...
18:52 2019-05-30

'There's no free media right now in Kurdistan': Kamal Chomani There was great hope for the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan when it was granted autonomy by Iraq in 2003. Yet journalist Kamal Chomani says there is no independent media — and thus limited press freedom....
11:52 2019-07-04

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
18:26 2019-07-05

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
17:13 2019-05-21

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
19:13 2019-07-14

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the future....
22:13 2019-07-07

WhatsApp, Telegram Media Files Could Be Manipulated Researchers from Symantec on Monday revealed vulnerabilities that allowed hackers to manipulate the images and audio files you receive on these platforms....
10:13 2019-07-16

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday....
07:13 2019-06-29

Liberal Media Scream: Cuomo says it’s ‘D-Day’ for impeachment This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s Chris Cuomo citing the 75th anniversary of D-Day in urging Democrats to take a bold move toward impeaching President Trump....
23:52 2019-06-10

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge amount on the ubiquity of social media sites.But the...
12:52 2019-05-25

How deplatforming became a rallying cry for right-wing media stars Days after a Saturday rally where conservative provocateurs claimed social-media censorship, a Trump summit could be a landmark in the deplatforming movement....
15:52 2019-07-11

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Joy FM’s president, Melinda Rich, in a memo to staff last week.The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has abo...
01:52 2019-08-11

The Latest: Sunny the dog stars at Cup Final media day BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on media day at the Stanley Cup Final (all times Eastern): 3:45 p.m. The biggest star at Stanley Cup Final media day doesn’t play for the Boston Bruins or St. Louis Blues. He’s 18-month old “Today” show dog Sunny, who roamed the interview room the day...
23:00 2019-05-26

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
05:39 2019-05-28

New Media, Gannett on the upswing after Post exclusive These two publishing giants might want to cancel their road show — thanks to The Post. One day after The Post revealed that top executives from New Media Investment and Gannett were going to hit the road to explain their merger plans and boost their stock prices — both stocks suddenly reversed their...
17:39 2019-08-09

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs US President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
11:26 2019-07-12

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its presentation of the beef industry as harmful to the envir...
10:00 2019-05-24

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
13:01 2019-07-09

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Buy Committee: Can I Still Buy a Good, Dedicated Media Player? While streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify have eclipsed the use of iPods, some users would still like to have a dedicated, offline media player in their pockets. And, Buy Committee, reader John Wao wants a few recommendations....
02:13 2019-08-17

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
21:52 2019-06-19

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
10:13 2019-05-22

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
01:26 2019-05-29

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study published this spring, for example, found that social ...
05:52 2019-08-14

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $110 million — has turned around and sold its print and digital publishing rights to The Maven, a sma...
18:39 2019-06-17

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday night....
05:00 2019-06-17

Social media for the soul: why are there so many therapists on Instagram? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for well-being, and reflection on topics related to sel...
08:39 2019-08-01

Media IT networks a national security risk: AFP Journalists' organisations don't have the infrastructure to prevent top secret information leaked to them from being scooped up by foreign state actors. That's quite worrying, says the Australian Federal Police....
08:13 2019-08-14

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
11:00 2019-06-11

GateHouse Media Parent to Buy Gannett for $1.4 Billion The country’s two largest newspaper chains agreed to combine their businesses in a roughly $1.4 billion deal, further consolidating an industry reeling from strong economic headwinds....
01:13 2019-08-06

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an applicant, you can choose to not declare that you...
12:00 2019-06-03

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Henschel as he stood beside his disabled vehicle on Feb....
15:26 2019-06-06

Frazier: No regrets ducking media after miscues Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier admitted he cost his team Sunday's game against the Red Sox with his defensive miscues, but doesn't regret not talking to reporters afterward....
02:52 2019-06-05

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:13 2019-06-15

The media has a big problem, Reuters Institute says: Who will pay for the news? News organizations are being challenged by technology giants and unsettled by a broader lack of trust but they have a much deeper problem: most people don't want to pay for online news, the Reuters Institute found....
03:52 2019-06-12

Several small explosions in Bangkok: local media Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and two street cleaners suffered minor injuries, Thai media reported....
05:39 2019-08-02

An unknown Google media device gets FCC certification Earlier this month, an unknown Made by Google device was discovered on the FCC website. With Bluetooth connectivity and a model number of G022A, we wondered whether this could be a new pair of wireless earbuds. Today, another mystery Google device was spotted at the FCC (via Droid-Life). The model n...
22:39 2019-05-31

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

EPA chief rips media: ‘Reporters are lazy’ President Trump’s EPA chief is stepping up his campaign against what he sees as media bias skewed to disparage him and his agency, ripping online media as unreliable and reporters as “lazy.”...
19:39 2019-06-07

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
21:39 2019-06-06

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users who try to post offensive comments to reconsider ...
04:26 2019-07-16

Thai media report death of ex-PM Prem Tinsulanonda BANGKOK (AP) — Prem Tinsulanonda (tee-NAH’-soo-lah-nohn), one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades who served as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace, has died at age 98. Thai media reported he died Sunday morning in a Bangkok hospi...
09:26 2019-05-26

Solskjaer: ‘Media agenda’ exists against Paul Pogba "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to hose down speculation that Paul Pogba is unhappy, saying the media have an agenda against him."...
21:52 2019-07-10

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Aug. 5, has gotten off to a rocky start, including o...
05:52 2019-08-14

McConnell accuses media outlets of 'modern-day McCarthyism' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday accused several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism” after facing criticism for blocking an election-security bill. McConnell's comments came after MSNBC pundits and The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank criticized the Kentucky Republican fo...
18:26 2019-07-31

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:13 2019-05-24

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All human life is there” used to be the proudest boast of the (mercifully) defunct News of the World. Like everything else in that organ, it wasn’t true: ...
08:39 2019-08-18

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made his first appearance in the Australian Capital Terr...
05:13 2019-06-13

'Succession' shows media dynasties are just families, only much worse "Succession" somehow makes the high-stakes machinations of self-centered, awful, filthy rich people a whole lot of fun. Like "Billions," it feels like a series narrowly calibrated to the times, while offering juicy parallels to the life and career of Rupert Murdoch, capturing the Fox mogul -- in spi...
03:52 2019-08-12

Forget Social Media and Start a Blog in a Google Doc When social media leaves me exhausted, I always feel better by switching to one-on-one or group chats. But I never thought of this method, via Gareth’s Tips: write a “blog post” in a cloud doc and share it with a select group of friends. Inventor and engineer Star Simpson calls it “lazy blogging”; i...
20:00 2019-06-27

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The New Republic is looking for an editor to oversee a ...
20:00 2019-06-27

Google's Chrome Browser May Soon Get Media Controls in the Toolbar Google is working on to add a play and pause button on its Chrome browser's toolbar that will help users pause or resume a video playing in the browser....
11:52 2019-07-08

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran.        ...
14:00 2019-08-04

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

Gannett in Advanced Talks to Combine with GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett is nearing a deal to combine with rival GateHouse Media, a move that would join the nation’s two largest newspaper groups by circulation....
00:39 2019-07-19

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
09:26 2019-05-22

Ronan Farrow looks at media crowd and says he sees liars NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing. He accepted a Mirror Award for media reporting from Syracuse University Thursday by paying tribute to journalists and industry leaders at a Manhattan luncheon for keeping the media honest and transparent...
23:39 2019-06-13

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter....
02:13 2019-07-11

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
10:52 2019-06-03