Daily Archives: March 7, 2018

Business Briefs – February 7, 2018

For Many Factory Towns, White Collar Job Loss Hurts the Most ERIE, Pa. (AP) – With the abandoned smokestacks off the bay and ramshackle factories along 12th Street, it’s easy…

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Stocks Wobble as Trump’s Top Economic Adviser Departs

“What does it mean for trade?” That question continued to guide Wall Street Wednesday, leading stocks to a mixed finish after President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser resigned after opposing…

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The Inscrutable North Korea

The Korean peninsula has been a steady source of bad news for years, with Pyongyang in its paranoid-defiant mode, testing nuclear weapons and threatening not only South Korea and Japan…

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No One Should Have Been That Shocked by Xi’s Rise

In a season of political shocks, President Xi Jinping’s assumption of supreme power has still managed to startle many longstanding observers of China. The Economist magazine dramatically declared, “The West’s…

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Regional Briefs – March 7, 2018

Dry Ice is ‘Die Ice’ for NYC’s Rat Population NEW YORK – New York City is using dry ice to reduce its rat population since it doesn’t harm birds of…

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Attempted Stabbing Near Chevron

A teenage Palestinian girl tried to stab an Israeli man with a pair of scissors near Havat Talia, a Jewish community south of Chevron, according to a report from the…

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Strike at Ben Gurion, Massive Delays Seen

Air travelers were warned of potential chaotic conditions at Ben Gurion Airport on Thursday due to a strike of government workers that would cause the suspension of passport services, according…

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France to Fine Firms If Gender Pay Gaps Not Erased

French companies will have three years to erase their gender pay gaps or face possible fines under plans presented by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Wednesday to unions and employers.…

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