Day: April 2, 2018

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that car dealerships’ service advisers, like car salesmen and mechanics, are exempt under federal law from overtime pay requirements. The court ruled 5-4 that service advisers, who greet customers and propose various repair services, are salespeople. The case affects the more than 18,000 dealerships nationwide. Together, they employ more than […]

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

CBS is evaluating a bid to buy Viacom that’s below its market value, according to sources close to the situation. The all-stock bid would propose that CBS CEO Leslie Moonves would stay at the combined company for at least two years, sources told Giftofaservant, confirming information earlier reported by Reuters. There was no word on […]

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

Jahi Chikwendiu | The Washington Post | Getty Images Tom Steyer holds one of his Need to Impeach town hall meetings at Doubletree Hotel on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Largo, MD. Individual campaign contributions this year are concentrated mostly among just a handful of rich donors, according to the latest campaign finance data. With […]

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

In a public statement released Monday afternoon, Scott Livingston, Sinclair’s vice president of news, said that the script “served no political agenda, and represented nothing more than an effort to differentiate our award-winning news programming from other, less reliable sources of information.” Livingston has defended his company against accusations of bias before. In 2016, Jared […]

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

Monday’s broad-based sell-off pushed stocks below important technical levels, signaling more pain ahead for the market. “The story you just can’t avoid is the cracking leadership of this market,” said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Leuthold Group. In afternoon trading, 10 of 11 major S&P sectors were trading at correction levels Monday, 10 percent […]

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. The Environmental Protection Agency will overturn the Obama administration’s tough new requirements […]

Vinnyd April 2, 2018

Watch the NBL’s faster match-format as University of Nottingham Badminton face the young guns of MK Badminton at the iconic Albert Hall on Match-night 2 of the UK’s first ever National Badminton League. Look out for PowerPlay rallies, tie-breaks and time-outs. For team news, features, fixtures and tickets – www.nationalbadmintonleague.co.uk

Tess Torelli April 2, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board is “unhappy” about Tesla’s decision to release information in a fatal crash investigation involving its Autopilot system. A vehicle using the semi-autonomous system crashed into a concrete lane divider in California last week, killing the driver. Tesla said that data shows the driver did not have his hands on the […]