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Amazon jumps out ahead of its rivals and raises wages to $15

Amazon jumps out ahead of its rivals and raises wages to $15

Technology
Amazon, the business that upended the retailing industry and transformed the way we shop for just about everything, is jumping out ahead of the pack again, announcing a minimum wage of $ 15 an hour for its U.S. employees that could force other big companies to raise their pay. The online giant also said it will push Congress to increase the federal minimum wage, now at $ 7.25. Given Amazon's size and clout, the move Tuesday is a major victory for the $ 15-an-hour movement, which has organized protests of fast-food, gas station and other low-paid workers. Already, several states and cities have raised their minimum wages above the federal one. Amazon, whose value topped an awesome $ 1 trillion in September, has been under political and economic pressure to pay its employees more. "We list...
Susanna Reid raises temperatures in curve-hugging dress

Susanna Reid raises temperatures in curve-hugging dress

Entertainment
The Good Morning Britain presenter shares the spotlight with Piers Morgan, 53, on ITV during the week.But Susanna Reid, 47, commanded the attention solo tonight, as she attended the National Reality TV Awards 2018.Taking to the red carpet, the brunette wowed in a printed blue floral dress, which showcased her sculpted legs.Rocking an all-over golden glow, the mum-of-three flashed a smile for the cameras. Related Articles With her shoulder-length locks styled in big, bouncy curls, Susanna made a beauty statement with larger-than-life lashes and red lipstick.She completed the look with sky-high blue suede heels, which added height to her petite stature.Susanna took to Instagram earlier today and showcased another jaw-dropping ensemble.Posing up a storm in her mir...
Indian Overseas Bank raises MCLR by 0.05 per cent for various maturities

Indian Overseas Bank raises MCLR by 0.05 per cent for various maturities

Finance
NEW DELHI: Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has raised its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 0.05 per cent for various maturities with effect from Monday. "Our bank has increased the MCLR by 0.05 per cent across all tenors except overnight tenor with effect from September 10, 2018," it said in a regulatory filing Friday. The one-year MCLR, the rate on which most of retail loans are benchmarked, has been increased to 8.70 per cent, as against 8.65 per cent currently. Two year and three year MCLRs are raised by 0.05 per cent each at 8.80 per cent and 8.90 per cent, respectively. For one-three-six month tenors, the new rates will be up by 0.05 per cent each at 8.20 per cent, 8.40 per cent and 8.50 per cent. The overnight MCLR is kept unchanged at 8.05 per cent. The hike in MCLR ra...
Catherine Tyldesley raises temperatures in daringly low-cut swimsuit

Catherine Tyldesley raises temperatures in daringly low-cut swimsuit

Entertainment
The actress retired the role of Coronation Street's Eva Price earlier this year, marking the end of her seven-year stint on the ITV soap.While she's promised she'll return to the small screen, the 34-year-old has been keeping in touch with her loyal fans via her Catherine Tyldesley Instagram.Taking to her profile, the blonde shared a sun-soaked throwback snap from a trip to Miami, Florida, with her male best pal.Flying the flag for Britain overseas, Catherine looked every inch the English rose as she showed off her toned figure in a plunging, black swimsuit. Related Articles Daring to bare in the risqué neckline, the mum-of-one wrap her lower body in a polka dot sarong.Rocking a large sun hat and sunglasses, the Manchester native flashed a winning grin t...
Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

Technology
A mysterious Russian satellite displaying "very abnormal behaviour" has raised alarm in the US, according to a State Department official."We don't know for certain what it is and there is no way to verify it," said assistant secretary Yleem Poblete at a conference in Switzerland on 14 August.She voiced fears that it was impossible to say if the object may be a weapon.Russia has dismissed the comments as "unfounded, slanderous accusations based on suspicions".The satellite in question was launched in October last year."[The satellite's] behaviour on-orbit was inconsistent with anything seen before from on-orbit inspection or space situational awareness capabilities, including other Russian inspection satellite activities," Ms Pobl...