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    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
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    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice
    Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Conmen who used silicone mask of French minister to scam victims out of £48million are jailed
    A few months later, Turkish business magnate Inan Kirac was allegedly convinced to wire more than £36.5 million for what he thought was ransom money for two journalists held hostage in Syria.
    03/11/2020 - 5:31 am | View Link
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  • Sacked French workers free 3M manager
    French workers on Thursday freed the manager of a factory run by U.S. company 3M held hostage in his office for more than 24 hours in a labor dispute over terms for laid-off staff.
    04/3/2020 - 6:38 am | View Website
  • Workers at 3M Plant in France Take Boss Hostage
    Workers at 3M Plant in France Take Boss Hostage. Workers at a French factory of U.S. industrial conglomerate 3M Co. were holding their boss captive on Wednesday to protest planned layoffs, in the latest sign of growing public anger at rising unemployment in France.
    04/2/2020 - 1:27 pm | View Website
  • Caterpillar managers held hostage by French workers in new ...
    Caterpillar managers held hostage by French workers in new 'bossnapping' ... bloodletting in which more than 700 workers are to be laid off. "We are holding them in the ... beloved of the French ...
    04/1/2020 - 6:29 pm | View Website
  • Hundreds of French workers take bosses hostage
    Hundreds of French workers take bosses hostage. PARIS, France (CNN) -- Hundreds of French workers, angry about proposed layoffs at a Caterpillar factory, were holding executives of the company hostage Tuesday, a spokesman for the workers said. Caterpillar's French staff say they are angry about a lack of negotiations over layoffs.
    03/31/2020 - 6:27 am | View Website
  • 3M workers release hostage boss
    3M workers release hostage boss. Mar 26, 2009 ... There have been several cases of executives being held hostage over the past year by French workers outraged at learning that their jobs were ...
    03/27/2020 - 9:27 pm | View Website
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