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Visa woes have summer businesses looking to Puerto Ricans

PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of Sebasco Harbor Resort in Phippsburg, hired a half-dozen Puerto Ricans last summer for housekeeping, landscaping and kitchen work, providing relief to his...

May 27, 2018

Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

HONOLULU (AP) — Farmers on the Hawaiian island of Kauai say their state should brace for a shortage of its taro crop, a staple of the traditional Hawaiian diet, after record-breaking rains flooded their fields. The deluge hit the north shore community of Hanalei particularly hard. The region grows most of Hawaii's taro, a starchy root vegetable used to make poi. The purple, glutinous dish is a traditional part...

May 28, 2018

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers. Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P 500 companies. Yet median compensation for a female CEO was valued at $13.5 million for the 2017 fiscal year, versus $11.5 million for their male counterparts, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar...

May 26, 2018

Asian shares advance as markets mull North Korea, Italy, oil

HONG KONG (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors digested the latest developments regarding North Korea and Italian politics. Crude oil extended losses as traders braced for output increases. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was nearly flat at 22,445.27 while South Korea's Kospi rose 0.8 percent to 2,480.92. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.7 percent to 30,789.60 but the Shanghai Composite in mainland China climbed 0.2 percent to 3,147.36. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.6 percent to 5,999.90. Taiwan's benchmark rose and Southeast Asian shares were mostly higher. NORTH KOREA: President Donald Trump's latest reversal on a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong...

May 28, 2018

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Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to clear a key committee, but the author says he plans to bring it back next year. The measure was a longshot from the beginning, but it drew national attention from health care policy observers. Hospitals, doctors and...

May 25, 2018
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For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that CEOs received in 2016, according to salary, stock and other compensation data analyzed by Equilar for The Associated Press. For the first time, the government required companies to show in their annual proxy statements just how much more bosses make than the typical employee. The typical CEO made 164 times the median pay of their employees, according to Equilar's analysis. Because the government gave...

May 26, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for "floods of people" to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron. Marches and rallies were also held in dozens of other French cities as part of the joint action against Macron's economic policies that...

May 26, 2018
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The highest-paid CEOs by state

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May 26, 2018
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Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

YAVUZLAR, Turkey (AP) — Farmer Abdulkadir Cekic was already struggling to...

May 26, 2018
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Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's...

May 26, 2018