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Striking Hollywood actors vote to authorize new walkout against video game makers

Sep. 26, 2023 12:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Striking actors have voted to expand their walkout to include the lucrative video game market, a step that could put new pressure on Hollywood studios to make a deal with the performers who provide voices and stunts for games. The Screen Actors Guild-American...

FIFA moving 100+ jobs to Florida from Zurich as legal department transfers to 2026 World Cup base

Sep. 26, 2023 12:10 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is moving more than 100 jobs from its Swiss headquarters to Florida, where a growing workforce is already working on organizing the 2026 World Cup. FIFA informed staff on Tuesday that its entire legal department and the audit, compliance and risk management teams...

Amazon sued by FTC and 17 states over allegations it inflates online prices and overcharges sellers

Sep. 26, 2023 12:05 PM EDT

The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorney generals filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday, alleging the e-commerce behemoth uses its position in the marketplace to inflate prices on other platforms, overcharge sellers and stifle competition. The lawsuit, filed...

Police chief in Massachusetts charged with insider trading will resign

Sep. 26, 2023 12:02 PM EDT

DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police chief charged with insider trading that allegedly netted a group of men more than $2.2 million in illegal profits will resign. Dighton Police Chief Shawn Cronin is among five men charged in the insider trading scheme. Dighton Board of...

Amazon sued by US regulators and 17 states alleging that its policies inflate online prices and stifle competition

Sep. 26, 2023 12:01 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon sued by US regulators and 17 states alleging that its policies inflate online prices and stifle competition.

Job alert! Paris Olympics are looking for cooks, security guards and others to fill 16,000 vacancies

Sep. 26, 2023 11:59 AM EDT

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Paris Olympics organizers and their partners set up a giant job fair on Tuesday meant to help fill about 16,000 vacancies in key sectors including catering, security, transport and cleaning, 10 months before the opening of the Games. About 50 companies...

Latino charitable giving rates drop sharply — but that’s not the full story

Sep. 26, 2023 11:58 AM EDT

The share of Latinos who give to established charities has dropped sharply since 2008, a new study has found. The same has been true for other Americans, but the percentage of Hispanics who give to help people in need through less formal efforts is higher than for others in the United States. ...

JPMorgan to pay $75 million on claims that it enabled Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking operations

Sep. 26, 2023 11:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase agreed Tuesday to pay $75 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to settle claims that the bank enabled the sex trafficking acts committed by financier Jeffrey Epstein. JPMorgan said that $55 million of the settlement will go toward local charities and...

Apple App Store - Top Apps

Sep. 26, 2023 11:47 AM EDT

Top Free iPhone Apps (US): 1. Temu: Shop Like a Billionaire, Temu 2. Lapse - Disposable Camera, Lapse 3. Retro Bowl College, New Star Games 4. McDonald’s, McDonald’s USA 5. Wendy’s, Wendy’s International, LLC ...

Stock market today: Wall Street drops as its September slump gets even worse

Sep. 26, 2023 11:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's September swoon is worsening Tuesday, and U.S. stocks are falling toward their lowest level since June. The S&P 500 was 1.1% lower in midday trading, coming off a rare gain and on track for its fifth drop in six days. The Dow Jones Industrial...