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Labor Department Rethinking Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule

Labor Department Rethinking Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is weighing whether to overhaul an Obama-era overtime rule.

On Tuesday the Department of Labor got closer to dismantling an Obama-era overtime regulation that has been in limbo for months and would make millions of Americans …

by June 28, 2017 0 comments News
Pacing, Crying, Frustration: Cosby Juror On The 52 Hours That Ended In Mistrial

Pacing, Crying, Frustration: Cosby Juror On The 52 Hours That Ended In Mistrial

Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. earlier this month.

Note: This story contains a description of the alleged sexual assault at the center of the case.

A juror …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Gwen Stefani Pregnant At 47? Blake Shelton’s Love Allegedly Sporting A Baby Bump

Gwen Stefani Pregnant At 47? Blake Shelton’s Love Allegedly Sporting A Baby Bump

Months after pregnancy rumors surfaced, Gwen Stefani looked like she sported a baby bump while posing with Ellen DeGeneres at the Kids’ Choice Awards. Is the 47-year-old expecting her first with boyfriend Blake Shelton?

Life and Style reports that Stefani …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Marin County man charged in road rage against bicyclist

Marin County man charged in road rage against bicyclist

A Ross man was charged with reckless driving for an angry confrontation with a bicyclist that was caught on camera and posted to the internet.

Matthew Marshall Engle, 55, is scheduled to appear for arraignment on April 4 in Marin …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Father of victim in the deadly Oakland warehouse fire tells state lawmakers more affordable housing is needed

Father of victim in the deadly Oakland warehouse fire tells state lawmakers more affordable housing is needed

The Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship lies in ruins after a fire that killed 36 people in December.

The father of an artist who was among the 36 people killed during a fire inside an Oakland warehouse told …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Jones Bootmaker is on the brink – but it’s not all gloom on the high street

Jones Bootmaker is on the brink – but it’s not all gloom on the high street

The news that Jones Bootmaker is on the brink of falling into administration is a reminder of just how tough life is on the high street. The 160-year-old shoe retailer may yet be rescued, but about 1,000 workers are unsure …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Cash ‘lives on’ after 50 years of ATMs

Cash ‘lives on’ after 50 years of ATMs

Cash will remain a part of our day-to-day lives for decades, the Bank of England’s chief cashier has said on the 50th anniversary of the ATM.

Victoria Cleland said that although the use of notes and coins in transactions is …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
Chilling ‘Ghost’ In Mirror Video Goes Viral With 4 Million Views — But Is The Creepy Image Real Or Fake?

Chilling ‘Ghost’ In Mirror Video Goes Viral With 4 Million Views — But Is The Creepy Image Real Or Fake?

A chilling video from a Facebook group specializing in reports of the paranormal has gone massively viral, with the Facebook page showing a staggering 4.4 million views — but is the creepy video the real thing, or just another fake …

by June 27, 2017 0 comments News
India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050: Former AEC chief M R Srinivasan

India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050: Former AEC chief M R Srinivasan

Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan. (Representative Image: IE)

Indigenous manufacturing …

by June 26, 2017 0 comments News
Tanzania presses on with hydroelectric dam on vast game reserve

Tanzania presses on with hydroelectric dam on vast game reserve

Plans to build a huge hydroelectric dam in the heart of one of Africa’s largest remaining wild areas have dismayed conservationists who fear that the plans will cause irreversible damage to the Selous game reserve in Tanzania.

After many years …

by June 26, 2017 0 comments News