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Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Corporate America is responsible for providing economic benefits to all, not just its investors, the Business Roundtable group said on Monday. The group’s “statement of corporate purpose” was signed by the heads of more than 180 U.S. companies, including the CEOs of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), American Airlines (AAL.O), the largest airline Read More

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing

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(Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) users suing the world’s largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo on an Ipad is reflected among source Read More

UK introduces first training standards for industrial drone operators

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8/14/2019 ABERDEEN – The UK’s first training course for industrial drone operators was launched in Aberdeen by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). The ECITB-approved Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed to ensure that the next generation of drone operators attain and develop the skills and knowledge they need to operate safely in Read More

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America’s bugaboo, according to the annual survey of the National Business Group on Health. The No. 1 goal for employers in 2020 is to implement more virtual Read More

Exclusive: Google’s jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals

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BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google’s fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Google logo in this Read More

Shootings in America and stabbings in Britain: Two epidemics that are all blame, no solutions

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Whether administered by the knife or the gun, the UK and US are both experiencing epidemics of violence. However, the responses are the same on each side of the Atlantic: lots of finger pointing and few actual solutions. In the US, a pair of deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed more than 30 Read More

Kashmir row: Pakistan to downgrade diplomatic relations with India

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Pakistan has said it plans to downgrade its diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India. The move comes in response to India’s decision earlier this week to revoke the special status granted to the Indian-controlled Kashmir region. Pakistan says it plans to take details of the latest dispute to the United Nations Security Council, Read More

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers speak with potential employers at a City of Boston Neighborhood Career Fair Read More

Strad Announces Second Quarter Results and Increases Capital Budget

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES (“U.S.”) The news release contains “forward-looking information and statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. For full disclosure of the forward-looking information and statements and the risks to which they are Read More

Wall Street muted, awaits Fed policy statement

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks treaded water on Wednesday, as investors awaited an almost certain cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve and hints on whether it could open the door to further easing in monetary policy. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 29, Read More