Spicer Calls Expanded U.S. Beef Sales to China a ‘Big Prize’ – Bloomberg

President Donald Trump achieved a “big prize” during his meeting last week with Chinese President Xi Jinping by expanding U.S. beef exports to China, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said, without offering details on any tangible steps taken toward ensuring greater access. China in September removed a ban on shipments of some U.S. beef products, […]

Toshiba warns it may not survive crisis – CNNMoney

Toshiba warns it may not survive crisis – CNNMoney

Toshiba may not survive its deepening crisis. The Japanese conglomerate said Tuesday that there is “substantial doubt” about its ability to continue as a going concern after it reported huge losses. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph = storytext.childNodes[i]; heights += currentParagraph.clientHeight; if (heights >= limit && insertAfterThisParagraphIndex […]

United Airlines: Passenger forcibly removed from flight – BBC News

United Airlines: Passenger forcibly removed from flight – BBC News

Media captionPassenger dragged off a United flight. Video: Audra D. Bridges Videos showing a man being violently removed from a United Airlines flight have provoked an outcry on social media. The footage taken inside the airliner shows a man being violently pulled out of his seat and dragged down the aisle as passengers prepared to […]

‘Best banker in America’ blamed for Wells Fargo sales scandal – Reuters

An investigation by Wells Fargo & Co’s board laid blame for the company’s unauthorized accounts scandal on a high-pressure sales culture and a retail executive obsessed with stamping out negative views about her division. The report, carried out by board Chairman Stephen Sanger and three other independent directors and released to media on Monday, said […]

US jobs report: A tale of 2 surveys, at a glance – Washington Post

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in March, the lowest level in nearly a decade, from 4.7 percent, and an encouraging sign for the job market. Yet employers added just a meager 98,000 jobs — barely half the pace of January and February. How did the unemployment rate manage to drop so much […]

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees – The Verge

In January, the US Department of Labor sued Google, claiming that the company was withholding information relevant to an ongoing compliance audit. Now, the agency claims that it has found “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” During a court hearing for the case on Friday, DoL Regional Director Janette Wipper […]