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Seattle's Painful Lesson on the Road to a $15 Minimum Wage
In the summer of 2014, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill increasing the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour. “No city or state has gone this far.
A Groundbreaking Minimum-Wage Study  National Review
A New Study Has Some Bad News for Backers of a Minimum Wage Hike  Fortune
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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Securities Fraud
Martin Shkreli is known for a number of things. Jacking up the cost of a life-saving drug for AIDS patients by 5,000 percent. Grinning his way through a House hearing as he pleaded the Fifth.
Shkreli jury picking goes very slow: 'I think he's a very evil man ...  CNBC
Jury Selection in Martin Shkreli Trial Begins With Name Calling  New York Times
Amtrak Picks Delta's Former Chief to Lead It Through Challenging Time
Richard Anderson, then chairman and chief executive of Delta Air Lines, in 2014. He will succeed Charles Moorman as Amtrak's chief this year.
Amtrak names new chief executive  Washington Post
Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO  Reuters
California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight
Monsanto Co's Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake. 1/7. left. right. Monsanto Co's Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S.
Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous  Washington Post
California to add key ingredient of Monsanto weed killer to list of cancer ...  St. Louis Public Radio
Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestl�
A Nestl� Crunch bar. The company owns more than 2,000 brands. Credit Tony Cenicola/The New York Times. Nestl�, the Swiss food giant that helps bring the world Stouffer's frozen dinners, Kit Kat candy bars and even L'Or�al hair coloring, is feeling ...
Dan Loeb's Biggest Investment Ever  Seeking Alpha
Dan Loeb's Nestle stake brings attention to the evolving packaged food ...  Yahoo Finance
Federal agencies give initial approval to California's giant water tunnels
SAN FRANCISCO - U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state.
Federal agencies greenlight proposed delta tunnel project  Los Angeles Times
The Trump Administration Just Greenlit a Project That Will Devastate ...  Mother Jones
S&P 500, Dow edge up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the closing bell in New York, U.S., June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson.
Wall Street Lacks Punch in Kickoff to Final Week of Strong Second Quarter
Dow halts 4-session skid, but Nasdaq slumps as technology stocks stumble  MarketWatch
Costco investors are overreacting to Amazon's threat, analyst says
A cashier waits for a receipt to finish printing at a Costco Wholesale store in Naperville, Illinois. Costco shares have tumbled over worries the Amazon and Whole Foods Market merger will hurt the retailer's business.
Costco's share-price plunge created a buying opportunity, analyst says  MarketWatch
Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods underscores the threat posed by ' ...  The Hill (blog)
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway studied this stock for three years before buying in
Store Capital CEO says Berkshire Hathaway followed the company "closely" beginning in 2014 before investing this year. The company announced Berkshire Hathaway invested $377 million in Store Capital, which represents a 9.8 percent stake in the real ...
Store Capital enjoys biggest one-day boost after Warren Buffett buys stake  MarketWatch
Warren Buffett's group invests $377 million in Scottsdale real estate ...
Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
Authorities say a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Houston was diverted after a passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an exterior door while the plane was in the air.
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverted After Passenger Tries To Open Exit Door ...  Consumerist
Woman tries to open emergency exit during Southwest flight to Houston ...  Dallas News (blog)