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  • About 500 of McDonald's more than 14,000 U.S. restaurants have made the changes with Florida, New York and Southern California the first regions to adopt the new format. Restaurants in San Francisco, Boston, Chicago and Seattle will start making the switch next year, according to the company, which declined to give a timeline for how long the changes will take to go...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 17- At a moment of sharp national division, here is a bit of good news: young and old are not at one another's throats in this country. The survey research is tied to a major new youth mentoring initiative unveiled by the San Francisco- based nonprofit, whose Generation to Generation campaign aims to recruit and mobilize more than a million older adults to...

  • California Attorney General Kamala Harris last month brought criminal charges against Carl Ferrer, the Backpage CEO, along with shareholders Michael Lacey and James Larkin. In a tentative ruling on Wednesday, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Bowman agreed, saying Congress passed the Communications Decency Act to protect free speech online.

  • The company, which is shutting plants in El Paso, Texas and Newington, Virginia, said some jobs in Huntington Beach plant would move to El Segundo, Long Beach, and Seal Beach in Southern California. The company said about 1,600 positions will move to Los Angeles County, California; 500 to St. Louis, Missouri and about 400 to Huntsville, Alabama as part of the...

  • Boeing aircraft at Boeing Field in Seattle

    Boeing Co. plans to move about 2,500 positions to other sites, cut 500 jobs, and close two facilities by the end of 2020.

  • The company, which is shutting plants in El Paso, Texas and Newington, Virginia, said some jobs in Huntington Beach plant would move to El Segundo, Long Beach, and Seal Beach in Southern California. The company said about 1,600 positions will move to Los Angeles County, California; 500 to St. Louis, Missouri and about 400 to Huntsville, Alabama as part of the...

  • MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15- U.N. At a meeting of almost 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said U.S. companies, states and cities were all pushing to limit global warming. "I am sure he will make a quick, wise decision," Ban said, saying that climate change was having severe impacts from the...

  • On Monday, lawyers representing owners of older 2500 and 3500 Dodge Ram trucks filed a class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Detroit, asserting the companies "conspired to knowingly deceive consumers and regulators of illegally high levels of diesel emissions in their vehicles." The suit filed by Seattle lawyer Steve Berman said the emissions...

  • Sheila Bair on America's fiscal health

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Sheila Bair, Former FDIC Chair about banking regulation, monetary policy and college affordability.

  • A child plays an app game on an iPod Touch.

    A federal judge directed Amazon.com to set up a process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission.

  • Nov 10- A federal judge on Thursday directed Amazon.com Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission, but rejected a U.S. regulator's request for a $26.5 million lump-sum payout. District Judge John Coughenour, in Amazon's hometown of Seattle, issued his order more than six months after finding...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • "This could be a uniting issue," said Saru Jayaraman, co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. Voters in Arizona, Colorado and Maine voted to raise their minimum wages to $12 by 2020. Washington State agreed to take the minimum wage to $13.50 in the same time...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • Washington state voters will decide whether to adopt a measure to create the country's first carbon tax. Initiative 732 would slap a $15 price tag on a ton of carbon for utilities and refiners in 2017, with the price rising gradually each year until it reaches $100. But the measure has brought together unlikely allies from industry groups who say it would hurt...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 7- The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it was proposing to award American Airlines Group Inc a new daily scheduled nonstop flight between Los Angeles and Beijing. Delta said in a Transportation Department filing that it has a 9 percent share of the seats to Beijing- including codeshare flights- compared with 15 percent for American...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Facebook said on Monday it would partner with 50 broadcast stations, print and online publications for an Election Day live video blitz, as the social media company aims to build on the momentum of its popular Facebook Live video streaming service. While Facebook is not selling ads on the Election Day livestreams, it could generate more visits to...