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St. Petersburg, FL, USA;Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez (57) reacts after they lost to the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning at Tropicana Field. In just 25.1 innings of work, he has allowed nine home runs. In 2016, he went 3-4 with a 3.24 ERA and 44 saves. Rodriguez was set to make $6 million this season, and it's expected the Tigers will owe him north of $3 million.
  • Government health insurance markets holding up -- barely

    Economy

    If this bill passes, millionaires would receive an average tax break of more than $50,000 apiece each year and the 400 highest-income taxpayers, with annual incomes above $300 million, will do even better, with an average annual tax break of $7 million each annually.
  • Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea

    Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea

    Economy

    Pyongyang's response was published by the state-run Korean Central News Agency . Warmbier arrived in the United States in a coma last week and died Monday. More than 2,000 people attended Warmbier's public memorial service Thursday at Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio . Heo has now defected again to South Korea and is studying English at the Teach North Korean Refugees centre.
  • Layoffs Begin Next Month at the Site of Trump's Famed Carrier Deal

    Layoffs Begin Next Month at the Site of Trump's Famed Carrier Deal

    Economy

    The stipulation with the deal is that around only 730 jobs are in the manufacturing field, which was one of the main reasons the president touted the deal as a success. He added, "These companies are not going to be taking people's hearts out". Plant union president Don Zering told the Associated Press that production by the remaining 110 workers goes on only because factories in Mexico and McAllen, Texas-quite close to the border-aren't yet prepared to do the work.
  • Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

    Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

    Economy

    A bighead carp was found in Chicago's Lake Calumet in 2010. Environmental groups and the region's fishing and boating industries, which generate $23 billion annually on the lakes, are most anxious about two varieties of Asian carp: bighead and silver, which weigh dozens of pounds and gorge on the same tiny plant and animal life that feeds the lakes' other fish.
  • Britons face holiday ban for bogus tummy bug claims

    Britons face holiday ban for bogus tummy bug claims

    Economy

    Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays overseas unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims , tour operators have warned. ABTA has this week sent a letter to the Secretary of State for Justice calling for action to be taken and it has launched a Stop Sickness Scams campaign to tackle the growing issue.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Shares Sold by Acadian Asset Management LLC

    Economy

    About 404,436 shares traded. Linscomb & Williams Inc. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT). (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 37 shares. Korea Investment CORP now owns 766,911 shares of the railroad operator's stock worth $81,231,000 after buying an additional 47,412 shares during ...
  • Uber board weighs report on workplace culture

    Uber board weighs report on workplace culture

    Economy

    Multiple media outlets reported Sunday that the board was considering a leave of absence for Kalanick . Recode reported the incident, claiming the records were obtained as Uber was concerned the woman's claim was part of a smear campaign engineered by rival ride-sharing company Ola.
  • Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) — Recommendation Trends Analysis

    Economy

    The YTD performance of the stock stands at -38.71 Percent. About 41,362 shares traded. ( CLR ) has risen 4.05% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Wednesday, July 6. The company was initiated on Monday, October 31 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Stifel Nicolaus.
  • Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

    Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

    Economy

    The CHOICE Act would shield some financial institutions from Dodd-Frank restrictions that limit risk-taking - which was a major factor in the mortgage industry collapse that preceded the financial crisis and Great Recession. Dodd-Frank was passed in 2010. Despite the bill's passage in the House, the prospects that it will become law are dim. Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina was the only Republican to vote against the bill.