Thursday, March 23, 2023

All posts tagged "United States"

  • Labor protection laws having impact on employers

    U.S. law would allow employers to redistribute workers’ tips; P.R. provides relief for catastrophic illness, requires gender-based pay equity

    • Posted April 17, 2018
  • EU, US to boost efforts to end visa row

    EU demands US allow visa-free travel to citizens of all European nations

    • Posted June 16, 2017
  • US, 13 other nations demand Venezuela hold elections soon

    WASHINGTON – The United States and group of 13 nations across the Americas on Thursday called on Venezuela’s government to hold elections and immediately free political prisoners, setting up a potential diplomatic showdown with President Nicolas Maduro’s...

    • Posted March 24, 2017
  • Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built

    BEIJING – Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday. A joint report by...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
  • Yahoo breach spotlights links between Russian spies, hackers

    MOSCOW – A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian...

    • Posted March 16, 2017
  • No immediate ruling made on Dakota Access pipeline work

    WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Tuesday that he’ll decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline over claims that it violates the religious rights of two...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • Investing costs fall again: Fidelity, Schwab cut commissions

    NEW YORK — It keeps getting cheaper to invest. Fidelity on Tuesday became the latest company to cut its fees in an ongoing industry battle that’s helped mom-and-pop investors keep more of their own dollars. Rival Charles...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • What to watch for when Trump makes 1st address to Congress

    WASHINGTON — A presidential address to Congress is always part policy speech, part political theater. With President Donald Trump, a former reality TV star, there’s extra potential for drama as he makes his first address to Congress....

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks

    NEW YORK — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides’ cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked. President Donald Trump...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid...

    • Posted February 28, 2017