Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour 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
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
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
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S&T: strong growth in Poland and Romania Romania, S&T's business in Eastern Europe has been developing promisingly. Secured by a consortium of suppliers comprising S&T, these orders have enabled S&T to put once more its comprehensive trove of knowhow in IT solutions on display and to play a ... 07/28/2015 - 9:45 pm | View Link
Aiming for 22-26% revenue growth in FY16: Intellect Design Intellect Design Arena ’s June quarter earnings were boosted by revenue spillover of USD 2.5 million from preceding quarter, the company’s Chairman and Managing Director, Arun Jain told CNBC-TV18. The company’s dollar revenue grew to USD 30 million. 07/28/2015 - 9:43 pm | View Link
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U.S. Health-Spending Growth Jumped to 5.5% in 2014 WASHINGTON—Growth in national health spending, which had dropped to historic lows in recent years, has snapped back and is set to continue at a faster pace over the next decade, federal actuaries said Tuesday. The return to bigger growth is a result of ... 07/28/2015 - 11:15 am | View Link
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Police in Ames are warning of a phone scam targeting Iowa State University students.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1IfrEg0 ) that multiple Iowa State students have received calls demanding money.
Police say the callers threaten to take a student's diploma, issue an arrest warrant or cause problems with a visa. Often, the callers mask their phone numbers through caller ID, posing as police departments.
Police are asking on-campus residents who have given money to the callers or who think they have received a call from a scammer to contact ISU Police.
The plan to give most of New York state's fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is taking another step toward reality.
On Friday a state Wage Board formally filed the proposal with the state Department of Labor. That's a largely bureaucratic step, but it also means the proposal is likely to be approved by Gov.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.
Kerry arrived in the Egyptian capital on Saturday and on Sunday will resume a U. S.-Egypt strategic dialogue that was suspended in 2009 due to political unrest.
Despite human rights concerns, the Obama administration is increasing military assistance to Egypt as it confronts growing threats from extremists, particularly on the Sinai peninsula.
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Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are among those authorized by New York health officials to grow and dispense medical marijuana, the latest sign that the industry has come a long way from its humble beginnings 20 years ago.
"You can't ignore that this is a billion-dollar industry," said Marc Ross, a New York City attorney who has studied the emergence of medical marijuana.