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Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 3, 2014 file photo shows Microsoft Corp. signage outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft on Thursday, March 26, 2015 said that it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees paid time off — but that only applies for the staffers that do work for Microsoft. (AP [&hellip...

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Recording: Woman, ex-Clippers owner discussed hiding gifts

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

V. Stiviano, left, leaves Los Angeles Superior Court at the end of the day’s testimony in the lawsuit brought against her by former Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly Sterling, Thursday, March 26,...

Co-pilot was ‘very happy’ with Germanwings job

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A police officer stands in front of an apartment building where they believe Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings airliner jet, lived in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015, during an investigation into the crash in the French...

Ski lift company issues bulletin after chairlift accident

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Repair work is underway on the King Pine chairlift at Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Resort on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Partek Ski Lifts company is warning ski resort operators of a potential design flaw believed to have contributed to...

Woman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coach

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, right, speaks during a news conference in Long Beach, Calif., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Southern California authorities have arrested four people in a plot to kidnap two newborn babies. The plot ended with the death of a...

Dozens of trains rerouted after derailment in Nevada

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Union Pacific crews work Thursday, March 26, 2015, to clean up after 34 cars of a freight train derailed the day before about 22 miles north of Fallon, Nev. The derailment forced the closure of a stretch of U.S. Highway 95 for several hours for fear of a...

Obama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitations

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A girl reacts as President Barack Obama greets her and others in the crowd after speaking about payday lending, at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Embracing...

Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

March 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter bought the company behind live video-streaming app Periscope earlier this year for a reported $100 million. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW...

Sturgis, Harley-Davidson partnering on new downtown plaza

March 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This artist’s rendering provided by the Harley-Davidson Motor Co., shows plans for the Harley-Davidson Rally Point in Sturgis, S.D. The city of Sturgis and Harley Davidson are breaking ground beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2015, on the new downtown...

Brake design flaw contributed to Maine chairlift malfunction

March 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 21, 2015, file photo, provided by Greg Hoffmeister, first aid is administered to injured skiers at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort after a chairlift accident in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. A chairlift malfunction that injured seven skiers...