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Consolidated Unions Gain Provisional Contracts – News – fosters.com

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Consolidated communications and unions representing approximately 1,000 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont reached tentative agreements late Saturday on new contracts that prevented a possible strike. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Communications Workers of America approved a strike, but the employment contract came before the old contract expired at midnight on Saturday. Details …

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Berkshire profits rise as insurance, other companies gain

Nelson Ching | Getty Images Charles Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., left, and Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., attend a press event by BYD Co. in China on Monday, September 27, 2010. [19659004] Berkshire Hathaway reported an operating profit increase of 67 percent on Saturday, as underwriting operations recovered from a poor quarter and several business …

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Uber, Lyft gain even more market share over taxis and leases

The ugly market participation in the field of ground transportation. Rideshare companies are shaking up the car rental industry and taxi industry in the US. In at least one segment we can track – company-delivered ground transportation – both the rental car and taxi industries will be smashed. With decades of consolidation, three car rental companies, which now control 95% …

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Asian stocks expand but trade wars caps gain

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equities rallied on Friday as investors focused on rising expectations for Wall Street earnings and a weaker yen helped Japanese equities, although tensions in the trade had curbed excessively. A visitor sees market prices reflected in a glass window on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, on February 6, 2018. REUTERS / Toru Hanai …

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The Asian markets gain after the US-China trade tariffs come into effect; Dollar softer

The mood improvement in the session came after Friday's developments, when US tariffs on Chinese goods worth $ 34 billion went into effect triggering the country's continuing trade distortions against China. China promptly followed up with the imposition of custom duties on the same value of US products. China's Commerce Ministry said it has no choice but to respond to …

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Global stocks gain as investors shake off imminent tariffs

Updated on July 5, 2018 4:01 pm ET Equities in Europe and US futures rose Thursday as investors awaited a looming deadline for US-China trade restrictions. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.5% in early European trading, led by gains in indices in Germany and France. The stock markets in Asia were mostly in decline. Wall Street futures indicated 0.5% opening …

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Nike Banks Wall Street to Gain in Three Weeks

(Reuters) – A surge in Nike's shares and a rally in bank stocks on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S & P 500 on track for their best day in a little over three weeks. FILE PHOTO: Traders working on the New York Stock Exchange floor (NYSE) in New York, US, June 28, 2018. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Nike's …

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Iranian women gain access to jubilation on Tehran Stadium World Cup team

For the first time in 40 years, thousands of Iranian women are packing the eastern stand of the Tehran Azadi Stadium, sitting side by side with men, blowing Vuvuzelas to cheer on the national team at the World Cup – a hard-won change in Islamic Republic politics [TheauthoritiesinIranspentmostofadecadeopposingtheideaof​​amixed-genderaudienceinmalesportingeventssayingtheatmosphereatfootballmatcheswasnotfamily-friendlyormorallyappropriateandtheydidnothavethe"infrastructure"thatisrequiredfortheseatofwomen A pivotal turning point came last week as the government allowed around …

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Scientists studying Kilauea could gain insights into life on Mars

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has been bubbling and belching since 1983, but it has become much more serious for nearly a month. At the last count, more than 20 new lava-causing cracks have opened, and more than 2,000 residents have evacuated their homes to make room for the flowing lava. However, apart from destruction, these geological activities could have an …

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