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  • NEW YORK, May 28- Allison Armour loves fashion, but doesn't need to keep it in her closet. Armour, a marketing manager for a nonprofit in Oakland, California, has picked up skirts and shirts, Oxford shoes for $30, a J.Crew trench coat for $40 and a Dooney& Bourke satchel for $150, less than half its retail price. About 85 percent of people aged 18 to 34 own them, according to...

  • May 28- Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will offer limited free same-day delivery under its Prime shipping service as retailers try to outdo each other on delivery deals, and expanded the service to San Diego and the Tampa Bay Area. Amazon offers same-day delivery to Prime members for $5.99 per order and non-members for $8.99, plus 99 cents per unit.

  • NEW YORK, May 28- Allison Armor loves fashion, but doesn't need to keep it in her closet. Armor, a marketing manager for a nonprofit in Oakland, California, has picked up skirts and shirts, Oxford shoes for $30, a J.Crew trench coat for $40 and a Dooney& Bourke satchel for $150, less than half its retail price. About 85 percent of people aged 18 to 34 own them, according to...

  • NEW YORK, May 27- Comedian Tracy Morgan and other people injured in a crash with a Wal-Mart Stores Inc truck last year have reached an out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed sum with the world's largest retailer, court documents filed on Wednesday showed. His lawyer and Wal-Mart's lawyers did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

  • Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 3:56 PM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. Morgan's lawyer, Benedict Morelli, said he and Walmart worked diligently to reach the settlement for the plaintiffs and their families. "Walmart took full responsibility for the accident,...

  • Wal-Mart, Tracy Morgan settle lawsuit related to accident Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    May 27- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it settled a lawsuit with the representatives of comedian Tracy Morgan and two others, who were seriously injured in an accident involving its truck. Wal-Mart had already settled with his children. McNair, Morgan and others were returning from a performance in Delaware when the limousine bus they were traveling in on the New...

  • Duquesne University to raise employee minimum wage to $16 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:12 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH— Duquesne University is increasing its employee minimum wage to $16 an hour, slightly more than twice the state and federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. University Spokeswoman Rose Ravasio said the new wage floor, effective July 1, affects 168 Duquesne employees who earn between $15 and $15.99 an hour. Charles McCollester, retired director of the...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart settle suit after New Jersey highway crash that hurt him, killed friend.

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— An autopsy will determine whether a man had drugs or alcohol in his system when he fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself at a North Dakota Wal-Mart store, police said Wednesday. Police said the shooting at the store in Grand Forks a few minutes after 1 a.m. Tuesday may have been random. Police on Wednesday identified the...

  • AP NewsAlert Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    GRAND FORKS, N.D.— Police: Gunman in deadly Wal-Mart shooting in North Dakota was Air Force airman, killed self.

  • A new cold war front for US and China: Ice buckets Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 11:44 AM ET
    A worker adds a liner and handle at the Mr. Ice Bucket factory in New Brunswick, New Jersey

    If you've stayed at the Venetian, a Trump property or Marriott, you've likely used a Mr. Ice Bucket, made by U.S. artisans for 50 years.

  • Early movers: TWC, AAPL, CTRP, CRM, GM & more Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Police: US airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 7:08 AM ET

    The father and girlfriend of a U.S. Air Force airman accused of a deadly shooting at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday are saying little about the man. Grand Forks police say 21- year-old Marcell Willis walked into the store and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second before shooting himself. A U.S. airman walked into...

  • May 25- A labor-affiliated pension fund adviser is seeking an inquest into the auditor of Wal Mart Stores Inc, Ernst& Young LLP, accusing the auditing firm of knowing about possible bribery in Mexico long before the retailer disclosed it to U.S. authorities. CtW Investment Group, an adviser to union pension funds holding about 0.15 percent of Wal-Mart's shares,...

  • WASHINGTON— If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. At $2.74 a gallon, the average price of gas nationwide is nearly $1 lower than it was a year ago. Consider what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in December: Lower gas prices, Yellen declared, are "certainly good for...

  • CHICAGO, May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. Wal-Mart, the country's biggest food retailer, is also telling suppliers not to raise animals in gestation crates or in...

  • $1,397 an hour! Top paid McDonald's workers Friday, 22 May 2015 | 3:49 PM ET
    Fast-food workers and supporters organized by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) protest in front of a McDonald's billboard in Los Angeles, in 2013.

    Worker pay is taking center stage as protesters push for $15-an-hour minimum wage from McDonald's. USA Today looks at how top executives compare.

  • Walmart: New animal welfare, antibiotics positions Friday, 22 May 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Wal-Mart

    Walmart U.S. is asking suppliers to "report and take disciplinary and corrective action in cases of animal abuse."

  • —FEBRUARY 2012: McDonald's Corp. requires its U.S. pork suppliers to outline plans to phase out the use of sow gestation stalls that limit movement. —APRIL 2015: Aramark, the largest U.S. food-service company, says it's eliminating all cages for laying hens by 2020, gestation crates for mother pigs by 2017 and crates for veal calves by 2017. Among other steps, the...

  • Yellen: Rates rising in 2015 if economy improves Friday, 22 May 2015 | 1:45 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed chair predicted moderate growth this year and beyond, explaining that economic headwinds are waning.