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Stocks move higher, but are still headed for New! 2021-05-14 13:19:46Stocks are broadly higher on Wall Street, continuing a bounce from a day earlier, though indexes are still on track for weekly losses after three days

Russian bailiffs show up at US broadcaster's office New! 2021-05-14 12:58:37Russian court bailiffs have shown up at U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Moscow Bureau to notify it about the launch of enforcement

N Ireland's main unionist party picks traditionalist leader New! 2021-05-14 12:54:01Northern Ireland’s largest British unionist party has chosen a religious conservative from the party's traditionalist wing as its new leader

Ramadan drives donations, memberships to giving circles New! 2021-05-14 12:36:16As Muslims mark the end of Ramadan with a celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the American Muslim Community Foundation reached a new record

Retail sales were flat in April as stimulus New! 2021-05-14 12:30:18Retail sales in the U.S. were flat in April, after soaring in March, when many Americans received $1,400 stimulus checks that boosted spending

Turkish tourism video sparks outcry, unequal treatment claim New! 2021-05-14 12:29:10A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read &ldqu

Mississippi River traffic reopened under damaged bridge New! 2021-05-14 12:28:57The U.S. Coast Guard has reopened traffic on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, after a three-day delay caused by a crack in an interstate

Gucci marks 100 years with exhibit on Michele New! 2021-05-14 12:28:49Creative director Alessandro Michele has radically shifted Gucci codes and challenged fashion norms in 6½ years at the helm of the brand founde

Report: Drug executive emails mocked Appalachians New! 2021-05-14 12:25:25A published report says emails sent to and from a drug company executive presented at a landmark West Virginia trial against three large opioid distri

General Mills dives deeper into the pet business New! 2021-05-14 12:01:05General Mills is diving further into the red-hot pet food market, acquiring Tyson Foods’ animal treat business for $1.2 billion in cash

Greece joins Mediterranean race to win back tourists New! 2021-05-14 11:30:32Southern European countries are racing to reopen their tourism services despite delays in rolling out a planned EU-wide travel pass

Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack New! 2021-05-14 11:12:33Ireland’s health service says it has shut down its IT systems after being targeted in a ransomware attack by what it called “international

Burlington - Business

Women in the workforce hits lowest level since 2021-05-04 10:15:08Vermont women lost or left their jobs at higher rates than men during COVID. Why and what it will take to get them back in the workforce.   

Bike-path construction spells summer detours along Burlington waterfront 2021-05-03 10:15:38Upgrades to Burlington's rail lines and "Greenway" bike path this summer will block the straight shot from King to College streets.   &n

Yellow creemee stand scores new spot on Burlington 2021-04-30 13:17:15Ice Cream Bob's, the iconic creemee kiosk that served Burlington's waterfront for 18 consecutive years, has moved to a spot near ECHO.   

Developer proposes filling old limestone quarry near St. 2021-04-29 06:00:17Filling a deep, water-filled quarry near St. Michael's College with construction debris would not threaten area water quality, developer says.  

The quarry below Lime Kiln Road in Colchester 2021-04-29 06:00:16Half-filled with water, a limestone quarry abandoned in 1971 was drained and photographed in 2001 by UVM archaeologists.     &nbs

Vermont's troubled pension system for state workers and 2021-04-28 11:45:03Vermont has a $5.6 billion problem with its pensions for state workers and teachers. There's no more time to kick the can down the road.   

What's all that road work along Vermont 15 2021-04-28 10:52:56The orange caution tape along Vermont 15 this summer is part of a project that's been on the drawing board for more than two decades.   &n

Traffic slowly building at Burlington airport after dropping 2021-04-27 13:07:29Just 800 passengers came through Burlington International Airport during a week in January, but traffic was up to 5,000 passengers last week.  &

Vermont labor department warns of increased fraudulent unemployment 2021-04-27 12:55:27The Vermont Department of Labor is warning residents who have filed for unemployment insurance to be on the lookout for fraudulent claims.  &nbs

Vermonters can win gift cards, socks or an 2021-04-27 10:16:01Prizes await Vermonters who try walking, biking, busing or carpooling to work as part of the Agency of Transportation's "Way-to-Go!" challenge. &n

Looking for a Love Shack? Now's your chance 2021-04-26 12:18:47The Love Shack on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh south of Burlington is for sale. The bakery and creemee business has been around for 12 years.   &

Tired of bowling? Burlington fitness studio offers axe-throwing 2021-04-26 10:26:14BurlyAxe, which opened in October 2019 in the Old North End, has held its own against COVID by luring would-be lumberjacks out of urban confinement.

L.A. Times - Business

Column: Bitcoin, dogecoin, NFTs, GameStop — is this 2021-05-13 13:54:19Has any era given birth to more dubious investment mechanisms than today?

A sign that travel is returning: Frontier Airlines 2021-05-13 13:16:44With travel demand increasing, Frontier Airlines announces new service from Burbank to Phoenix, Las Vegas and Denver starting July 15.

Newsom proposes COVID grants up to $25,000 for 2021-05-13 12:35:01Additional federal aid would raise the total of California's small-business grants to $4 billion, making it the largest program of its kind, Newsom s

Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in 2021-05-13 11:03:28The payment came shortly after the attack got underway last week. The FBI discourages organizations from paying ransom to hackers.

'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris lands in Toluca Lake 2021-05-12 16:30:48'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris just paid $7.25 million for a waterfront home in Toluca Lake, making it his fifth home in the San Fernando Valley.

Column: Caitlyn Jenner couldn't be bothered to vote, 2021-05-12 14:08:36Caitlyn Jenner didn't vote? Neither did past GOP candidates Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman.

Inflation is back. How high and how long 2021-05-12 10:46:25The acceleration in prices, which has been building for months, has unsettled financial markets and raised concerns that it could weaken the economic

A 5-hour line: Southeast gas prices surge after 2021-05-11 21:40:40Gas prices are rising everywhere, even in Southern California, far from the Colonial pipeline shut down by cyberattack. California has its own issues.

Snap suspends anonymous Q&A apps Yolo and LMK 2021-05-11 19:44:21The mother of Carson Bride, a 16-year-old who died after being bullied over Snapchat apps, filed suit against the tech companies yesterday.

DJ Alesso spins Studio City architectural onto the 2021-05-11 19:19:36After three years in Studio City, Swedish DJ Alesso is asking $6.5 million for his architectural home with a movie theater and bar.

Black Mountain Ranch, a 3,600-acre spread in Ojai, 2021-05-11 15:54:02Black Mountain Ranch, a 3,600-acre working cattle/horse ranch that combines 63 parcels in Ojai, just hit the market for $100 million.

Column: Stop fretting about 'herd immunity' — we're 2021-05-11 10:06:28Experts think we have warped expectations of what it means for society to be immune from COVID-19.

NYT > Economy

Seychelles Sees Rise in Coronavirus Cases Despite Vaccinations 2021-05-12 09:34:53Seychelles has seen a surge in coronavirus cases despite much of its population being inoculated with China’s Sinopharm vaccine.

In Reversal, Retirements Increased During the Pandemic 2021-05-12 08:23:07Job losses, rather than rising asset values, seem to be the main cause in upending a decades-long trend in the U.S.

U.S. Asks Mexico to Investigate Labor Issues at 2021-05-12 05:00:22The administration learned of what appeared to be “serious violations” of labor rights, it said, and is using a new tool in the North Amer

For Clean Energy, Buy American or Buy It 2021-05-11 18:10:16President Biden says slowing climate change will create jobs. Tension between unions and environmentalists shows it’s not so simple.

Luring Labor as a Beach Economy Booms 2021-05-11 03:00:17Restaurants are cutting lunch hours and gas stations are paying signing bonuses as a beach town’s boom serves as a possible preview to the natio

Mexican Factories Accused of Labor Abuses, Testing U.S.M.C.A. 2021-05-10 20:34:16The A.F.L.-C.I.O. and other groups are seeking to make use of a new enforcement mechanism in the updated North American trade deal.

Biden Defends Unemployment Benefits, Provided Workers Accept Job 2021-05-10 17:39:55The president’s comments and a raft of policy announcements were a pushback to Republican criticism of his economic plan after a disappointing j

Biden Administration Will Begin Disbursing $350 Billion in 2021-05-10 15:23:56States and cities are being given broad discretion on how they can use the money, which is intended to replace public sector revenue, provide extra pa

Seeing the Real Faces of Silicon Valley 2021-05-08 03:00:15For many midlevel engineers and food truck workers and longtime residents, a region filled with extremes has become increasingly inhospitable.

China's Sinopharm Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use By 2021-05-07 23:08:57The World Health Organization has approved a Chinese vaccine for emergency use. The announcement comes at a time when officials in the country are war

Jobs Report April 2021: U.S. Added 266,000 Positions 2021-05-07 17:57:52The increase of 266,000 fell far short of estimates, though strong economic growth is still forecast for the months ahead.

Are you looking for work or workers? We’d 2021-05-07 15:09:34Everyone’s story is personal. What is yours?

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Wall St extends recovery at end of volatile New! 2021-05-14 10:57:07Wall Street's major indexes are set for their steepest weekly drop since February after stronger-than-expected inflation data, signs of labor shortag

Covid LIVE: Mumbai sees 1,656 cases; no vaccination New! 2021-05-14 10:28:20Coronavirus live updates: India recorded 343,144 fresh Covid-19 infections today, taking the caseload tally to 24 million. Stay tuned for corona-relat

How to use 50 trillion Shiba Inu in New! 2021-05-14 10:27:54Prices of Shiba Inu have recovered about 25% in the past 24 hours, according to CoinGecko.com.

Exports jump three-fold to $30.6 bn in April New! 2021-05-14 09:16:22Imports rose to $45.72 bn in April from $17.12 billion, data showed; trade deficit widened to $15.1 bn

Covid: HC stays Telangana govt's order on ambulances New! 2021-05-14 08:59:31Telangana HC stayed the state government's order to allow ambulances with patients coming from neighbouring states only if they have a prior appointm

L&T Q4 net rises 3% to Rs 3,293 New! 2021-05-14 08:59:17L&T's order inflows during the March quarter stood at Rs 50,651 crore, which is a decline of 12 per cent over the year-ago period

Kerala issues Red Alert, NDRF readies team as New! 2021-05-14 08:47:53The storm is expected to hit Kerala within the next 24 hours

India's coronavirus crisis pushes up the cost of New! 2021-05-14 08:24:55India's second wave of the coronavirus has not only created shortages of oxygen, medicines and hospital beds, but also of wood for funeral pyres, hea

Welspun India Q4 net surges 48%, announces Rs New! 2021-05-14 07:30:07The total income during the quarter under review stood at Rs 2,173.56 crore as against Rs 1,664.46 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago

Covid-19: 270 black fungus cases reported in Pune; New! 2021-05-14 06:49:56Around 270 cases of Mucormycosis, a rare but dangerous fungal infection, have been reported so far in Pune district

Moody's upgrades outlook on Tata Motors to 'Stable' New! 2021-05-14 06:48:11Recovery is from the trough hit Q1 of FY21, is expected to sustain over next 12-18 months, while the firm's credit metrics strengthen as well

Google leads US business push to preserve work New! 2021-05-14 06:21:46Businesses in ongoing litigation also are fighting rules Trump imposed requiring higher wages for H-1B holders and prioritizing workers with higher pa

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