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Ex-rebel frontrunner in Colombian vote, could shake US ties

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Last year, Fabian Espinel helped organize roadblocks where young people protested against police violence and government plans to increase taxes on lower income Colombians. ...

Thai garment workers win $8.3M in back pay after layoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,250 Thai workers who sewed bras for brands Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant and Torrid — and who were laid off last year without their legally required severance — have recei...

Business Highlights: Stagflation worries, CEO pay

___ Worry about stagflation, a flashback to ’70s, begins to grow WASHINGTON (AP) — Stagflation. It was the dreaded “S word” of the 1970s. For Americans of a certain...

Chile apologizes to woman forcibly sterilized for HIV status

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Chile’s president publicly apologized to a woman who was sterilized without her consent at a public hospital two decades ago because she was HIV-positive, ending a years...

Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price

Twitter shareholders have filed a lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of engaged in “unlawful conduct” aimed at sowing doubt about his bid to buy the social media company. The lawsuit filed l...

Pay for female CEOs rose 26% in 2021, but ranks remain small

NEW YORK (AP) — Pay packages for the women who run S&P 500 companies jumped in 2021 as the economy recovered and stock prices and profits soared. Median pay for the women occupyi...

Trump loses appeal, must testify in New York civil probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday,...

ROSEN, SKILLED INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages Enservco Corporation Investors with Losses to Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline in Securities Class Action - ENSV

New York, US - Newsfile Corp. - May 26, 2022 - WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Ens...

CEO pay rose 17% in 2021 as profits soared; workers trailed

NEW YORK (AP) — Even when regular workers win their biggest raises in decades, they look minuscule compared with what CEOs are getting. The typical compensation package for chief ex...

Senate panel approves Michelle Childs for DC appeals court

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina jurist Michelle Childs — recently under consideration for a slot on the U.S. Supreme Court — is one step closer to confirmation for the federal court typically see...

How much the top-paid male, female CEOs made in 2021

Here are the highest paid male and female CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2021, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP’s compensation stu...

As CEO pay grows even bigger, so does its complexity

NEW YORK (AP) — CEO pay is a tricky thing to explain. Within the eight- and even nine-figure sums trumpeted for CEOs each year, just a small portion is actual cash. Last year, only ...

Unionized Starbucks stores face hard work of bargaining

It’s become a common sight: jubilant Starbucks workers celebrating after successful votes to unionize at dozens of U.S. stores. But when the celebrations die down, a daunting hurdle...

Business Highlights: Fed's 'restrictive' levels, Davos gloom

___ Fed officials signal rates may head to ‘restrictive’ levels WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials agreed when they met earlier this month that they might ...

Amazon shareholders nix warehouse working conditions audit

Amazon shareholders on Wednesday voted down a proposal calling for an independent audit of working conditions at the e-commerce behemoth's warehouses. The proposal's defeat at the S...