More U.S. companies charging employees for job training if they quit

More U.S. companies charging employees for job training if they quit

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – When a Washington state beauty salon charged Simran Bal $1,900 for training after she quit, she was shocked. Not only was Bal a licensed esthetician with no need for instruction, she argued that the trainings were specific to the shop and low quality. Bal’s story mirrors that of dozens of … Read more

Google approves Trump’s Truth Social for Play Store

Google approves Trump’s Truth Social for Play Store

Oct 12 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has approved former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media app Truth Social for distribution in the Google Play Store, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday. Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), which operates Truth Social, is expected to make the app available in the Play Store shortly, … Read more

Trump-tied SPAC delays vote after falling short on shareholder support

Trump-tied SPAC delays vote after falling short on shareholder support

NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media company postponed on Monday its shareholder vote to Nov. 3 after failing to garner enough support to win a 12-month extension. At least 65% of the shareholders of Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC.O) … Read more

Russian military showing increased frailty in Ukraine war -British military chief

Russian military showing increased frailty in Ukraine war -British military chief

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russia’s mobilization has exposed the mounting pressure the Kremlin is under as its armed forces show signs of “increased weakness and frailty” in the war in Ukraine, Britain’s Chief of Defense Staff Admiral Sir Tony Radakin said on Friday. “There are pressure points. There is some brittleness to the Russian … Read more

Trump media deal suffers blow as SPAC fails to win extension

Trump media deal suffers blow as SPAC fails to win extension

The Truth social network logo is seen displayed behind a woman holding a smartphone in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media company failed … Read more

Exclusive: Deal partner for Trump’s Truth Social fails to get backing for SPAC extension

Exclusive: Deal partner for Trump’s Truth Social fails to get backing for SPAC extension

The Truth social network logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former U.S. President Donald Trump in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 5 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with Donald … Read more

Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debuts to Stratospheric $124 Million

Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debuts to Stratospheric 4 Million

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Variety.com) – Tom Cruise may have pulled off one of the most daring stunts of his career — getting audiences to go to the movies for something that doesn’t involve superheroes. “Top Gun: Maverick” pulled in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend, collecting $134 million from a record 4,732 North … Read more

Ackman gives up on Netflix, taking $400 mln loss as shares tumble

Ackman gives up on Netflix, taking 0 mln loss as shares tumble

April 20 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman liquidated a $1.1 billion bet on Netflix (NFLX.O) on Wednesday, locking in a loss of more than $400 million as the streaming service’s stock plunged following news that it lost subscribers for the first time in a decade. Ackman’s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management made an … Read more

The US stops Russian bond payments to increase pressure on Moscow

The US stops Russian bond payments to increase pressure on Moscow

FILE PHOTO: A view shows a Russian ruble coin and a US dollar bill in this photo illustration taken October 26, 2018. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up NEW YORK / WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday stopped the … Read more

Inverting key sections of the US yield curve is a recessionary alarm

Inverting key sections of the US yield curve is a recessionary alarm

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, USA, January 10, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – A closely monitored portion of the U.S. financial yield curve reversed … Read more