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Rules protecting coal miners' dust exposure up for review
December 16th, 2017. 3:33 AM

Three years after the Obama administration lowered the allowable limits for miners' exposure to coal dust, the Trump administration has brought the standards up for review

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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct
December 16th, 2017. 12:14 AM

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry

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Trump reconsiders rules protecting miners from black lung
December 15th, 2017. 9:57 PM

Federal mining regulators are reconsidering regulations intended to protect miners from breathing coal and rock dust, the cause of black lung disease

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Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies change
December 15th, 2017. 5:17 PM

World Inequality report says rich bound to get still richer with widening disparities in global incomes, wealth unless policies change

Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies change
Sheriff: Undercover video shows dairy workers hitting cows
December 15th, 2017. 2:02 PM

Authorities say undercover video recorded by an animal rights group showed dairy workers in Florida abusing cows

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In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes
December 15th, 2017. 1:59 PM

Budget carrier Ryanair is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes over the busy Christmas season

In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes
Lithium battery maker to employ hundreds in Kentucky plant
December 15th, 2017. 1:29 PM

A California-based battery maker is moving its headquarters to Kentucky and plans to build a manufacturing plant to employ hundreds of workers in economically depressed eastern Kentucky

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The Latest: Macron says unity intact among EU's remaining 27
December 15th, 2017. 9:11 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron says it wasn't easy to get to the point where European Union leaders felt confident advancing the talks about Britain's departure from the EU

The Latest: Macron says unity intact among EU's remaining 27
European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade
December 15th, 2017. 6:30 AM

European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade

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Report: Rich to get still richer as world inequality grows
December 15th, 2017. 2:36 AM

World Inequality report says rich bound to get still richer with widening disparities in global incomes, wealth

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Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals
December 15th, 2017. 12:10 AM

The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media

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Decade since recession: Thriving cities leave others behind
December 14th, 2017. 2:51 PM

Superstar cities and stagnation: How the Great Recession perpetuated US regional divides

Decade since recession: Thriving cities leave others behind
Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut quarter of global work force
December 14th, 2017. 2:05 PM

Israeli drugmaker Teva laying off 14,000 workers, over a quarter of its workforce, as part of global restructuring

Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut quarter of global work force
Will US companies put overseas cash to work? Don't bet on it
December 14th, 2017. 1:15 PM

Will GOP tax plan put overseas corporate cash to work for the economy? Don't bet on it

Debbie Stabenow
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
December 14th, 2017. 1:00 PM

Leaders from the NFL, NBA NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
Business survivors: AP revisits owners from recession years
December 14th, 2017. 11:13 AM

Business survivors: AP revisits small business owners from Great Recession years, finds they're grateful but not gleeful

Beth McRae
Applications for US jobless aid drop by 11,000 to 225,000
December 14th, 2017. 10:03 AM

Applications for US unemployment benefits fell by 11,000 to 225,000

Applications for US jobless aid drop by 11,000 to 225,000
Brexit talks due to get green light to move on to trade
December 14th, 2017. 6:28 AM

The European Union's leaders are due to say Friday that the Brexit talks with Britain can move on to the next phase to include the key topic of trade

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Greek unions strike as bailouts to end with austerity blitz
December 14th, 2017. 6:00 AM

Greece's workers have walked off the job for a 24-hour general strike, as the country prepares to stop relying on European rescue loans but continues to pile more austerity measures on hard-hit taxpayers

Greek unions strike as bailouts to end with austerity blitz
The Latest: China raises key policy rate after Fed's hike
December 13th, 2017. 11:14 PM

China's central bank responds to Fed's rate hike by nudging up key policy rate on lending to commercial banks

Janet Yellen

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