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Jury Orders Chipotle Mexican Grill to Pay Employee $550,000 Who Was Fired For Being Pregnant

Jury Orders Chipotle Mexican Grill to Pay Employee $550,000 Who Was Fired For Being Pregnant

Chipotle Mexican Grill has been ordered by a U.S. District Court jury to award a former employee $550,000 because she was fired for being pregnant. The amount covers $50,000 in compensatory damages and $500,000 in punitive damages. An additional award might be added for wages the woman lost and her lawyer's fees...

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Puerto Rico to Default on More than $420 Million Debt

Puerto Rico to Default on More than $420 Million in Debts

Governor Alejandro García Padilla of Puerto Rico said Sunday that the island territory will not be making a payment of more than $420 million of its debts.  It is not the first such payment Puerto Rico has defaulted on, but it is the largest. The territory will likely default on additional payments …

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Alaska Air Close to $2 Billion Deal For Virgin America

Alaska Air Close to $2 Billion Deal For Virgin America

Alaska Air Group Inc. is nearing a deal to acquire Virgin America Inc. for more than $2 billion, having outbid JetBlue Airways Corp, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday. A deal could be announced as early as Monday, the source told Reuters. Earlier, The Wall Street Journal said …

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Yahoo Shares Fake Trader Joe’s Story Before April Fools’ Day

Your social media feed or inbox may be blowing up with a rapidly spreading Yahoo story that Trader Joe’s will close all their stores by 2017. Thankfully for Trader Joe’s lovers, it’s an early April Fools’ Day joke. Sending the Internet into a near-panic, Yahoo shared an article titled, “Trader Joe’s …

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Exelon’s $6.8 Billion Takeover of Pepco Approved by D.C.

Exelon's $6.8 Billion Takeover of Pepco Approved by D.C.

Exelon Corp.’s proposed $6.8 billion takeover of Pepco Holdings Inc. was approved by Washington regulators, clearing the way for the companies to form the nation’s biggest utility almost two years after the deal was first announced. The District of Columbia’s Public Service Commission voted in favor of the deal at …

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Walmart Becomes Biggest Retailer To Pull Hover Boards Off Shelves

Walmart has recently pissed off a lot of rich white boys who are too good for the pavement by pulling the douche chariots of fire that are hover boards off their shelves. Other retailers that have pulled these hover boards (that are neither hovering nor are people bored of yet …

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Kurtas and Sherwani’s: A Look at South Asian Men’s Fashion

From what I have seen, kurtas are a very accessible fashion item. I usually save them for festive occasions while they definitely can be used for lounging around and as household attire. Kurtas literally are very conspicuous wear, as they are straightforward and simplistic but can be equally gaudy; I …

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