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NC offered Foxconn $570M, but firm took a much higher deal

Sep 25, 2017

North Carolina promised tax breaks and other incentives worth more than $570 million to attract a Foxconn electronics plant that could employ 8,800 people, but the jobs went to Wisconsin and its promise of five times more in incentives.

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In Mexico, $2 per hour workers make $40,000 SUVs

Sep 25, 2017

In Mexico, $2 per hour workers making $40,000 SUVs see no hope

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US stock indexes fall as weak tech stocks overshadow market

Sep 25, 2017

U.S. stock indexes fell on Monday after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere

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Church used unemployment scam to stoke funds, ex-members say

Sep 25, 2017

Church's divine plan to beat the recession and keep contributinos flowing in involved filing fraudulent unemployment claims at companies owned by congregants, former followers say

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Top eurozone official: Greece needs 'clean' bailout exit

Sep 25, 2017

The eurozone's top official says that Greece and its European creditors are on a good path to completing bailout talks, with a view to a "clean exit" from strict fiscal supervision

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'Curious sinking:' Lawyers blast man whose mom lost at sea

Sep 25, 2017

Insurance company lawyers are blasting a man whose mother was lost at sea, saying he made suspicious alterations to his boat and calling the 2016 sinking "curious."

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Get Started: Many businesses uninsured for flood damage

Sep 25, 2017

When hurricanes send floodwaters into businesses, many owners are left with steep financial losses

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Philippines accepts Malaysia's rejection of ASEAN statement

Sep 25, 2017

The Philippines says it respects Malaysia's decision to dissociate itself from a statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state issued by the Filipino chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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Target is raising minimum hourly wage to $15 by end of 2020

Sep 25, 2017

Target to raise minimum hourly pay to $15 by end of 2020 as it seeks to recruit staff and please customers

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Australia to create its own space agency for economic boost

Sep 25, 2017

Australia has announced it will create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy

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