A day after Lachlan Murdoch stepped up to take over as sole chairman of Fox Corp., the company is nominating two new members of its board of directors, according to a regulatory filing.
Exiting the board is Anne Dias, who expressed concerns over how the company’s right-leaning talk channel Fox News covered former President Trump in the days ...Read more
Most of California's estimated 500,000 fast-food workers would get a $20 minimum wage in 2024 — almost $5 an hour more than the current state minimum wage of $15.50 — if a compromise bill is signed into law by Gov. Newsom. The raise would be lower than a $22 minimum wage that could have been authorized by a Fast Food Council.
Restaurant ...Read more
The United Auto Workers' expansion Friday of its historic strike against the Detroit automakers to 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers nationwide promises to snarl parts deliveries to customers and dealers.
The strategy appeared to be a strategic one by the UAW to avoid further layoffs at assembly and powertrain ...Read more
UNITED NATIONS — Cuba’s government is considering allowing Cuban Americans to invest in and own businesses on the island, Havana officials told representatives of U.S. companies and Cuban Americans from Miami who met Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel on Friday.
Cuban officials said they are “contemplating it and working on legislation to ...Read more
After a summer that saw many of California's top home insurers pull back from the state market, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara announced Thursday that he struck a deal with the insurance industry to encourage new coverage in the state.
Insurers, Lara said, agreed to return to the high-risk fire zones in the hills and canyons of California ...Read more
Tens of thousands of Kaiser Permanente employees in California and elsewhere plan to go on strike in early October after the healthcare giant and unions that represent a huge swath of the Kaiser workforce failed to reach an agreement this week that resolves concerns about pay, staffing and other issues.
The Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions...Read more
The United Auto Workers on Friday expanded its historic strike against the Detroit Three automakers, this time hitting 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers across the country.
The strike stands to shut down the two automakers' network of facilities that store and ship parts for dealers for sale to consumers and use...Read more
Nadine Hughes drove an hour from her home in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, to buy her 2020 Chevy Equinox off its lease.
A dealership in Reading, Pennsylvania, was the closest one she could find that wouldn’t tack on additional charges, such as a $449 document fee or a $200 safety inspection, she said.
Dealerships in the Philadelphia area, as ...Read more
The United Auto Workers union on Friday expanded its strike of the Detroit automakers to 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers across the country.
Some 5,600 workers at those facilities, which span 20 states, walked off the job at noon, joining about 12,700 other Detroit Three workers who remain on strike at three ...Read more
Microsoft's restructured acquisition of Santa Monica video game giant Activision Blizzard "opens the door" to the deal being cleared, U.K. regulators said Friday, removing a major hurdle for closing what would be the gaming industry's largest merger.
The deal was initially blocked by the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority in April, after ...Read more
Lachlan Murdoch has long shared his famous father's enthusiasm for right-leaning politics and the news business, including the family's vast portfolio of newspapers — even as the industry was ravaged by internet search engines and shunned by investors.
But he also has a sentimental streak.
When Rupert Murdoch decided to unload much of the ...Read more
Amazon will be adding advertisements to shows and movies streamed on its Prime Video platform early next year, the tech and e-commerce giant said Friday morning.
Amazon said Prime Video will have "meaningfully fewer ads than" traditional TV channels and other streaming services. U.S. subscribers will be able to opt out of commercials for an ...Read more
The United Auto Workers union on Friday expanded its strike of the Detroit automakers to 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers across the country, with workers leaving the facilities at noon and setting up picket lines.
Some 5,600 workers at those facilities, which span 20 states, walked off the job, joining about ...Read more
Our test vehicle this week brings us back to a brand that has needed a good mid-sized SUV for many years. Maserati’s Levante, a full-size SUV, hit the market with a bang, but the need for a midsize SUV has been a long time coming.
The Grecale is a four-door mid-size SUV boasting mid-size performance, price and options. The base GT, at $65,...Read more
The United Auto Workers union is expanding its strike of the Detroit automakers to 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers across the country, union President Shawn Fain announced during a Facebook Live event Friday.
The move, which spares Ford Motor Co. from an expansion of the strike, starts the next phase of the ...Read more
Well, this isn’t an MX-5 Miata, although the all-new 2024 Mazda CX-90 looms large enough to seem as if it could carry one.
Welcome the replacement for the 2023 Mazda CX-9, a rather large SUV meant to do battle with a thicket of three-row competition from the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Hyundai ...Read more
Aston Martin has thrilled auto enthusiasts the world over since 1964, when Agent 007 sped across the silver screen in the now-iconic DB5 in "Goldfinger." That one came with essential secret-agent options like .30-caliber machine guns up front, oil and smoke emitters in the rear, and an ejector seat to dispense with unwelcome passengers.
None of...Read more
CHARLEVOIX, Michigan — The BMW 760i is a land yacht. Striking bow. Sumptuous living quarters. All the latest technological amenities that require a shelf of manuals to operate. A big ol’ V-8 engine below decks to get you to your next port of call.
Let me give you a tour.
Like a yacht, I took the BMW’s flagship model up north to ...Read more
United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain insists the union is “available 24/7 to bargain a deal.” That might not be technically true.
In a series of text messages obtained by The Detroit News from a private group chat on the former Twitter platform X, a close aide to Fain writes that union negotiators are using bargaining sessions to ...Read more
Florida already has deep property insurance problems.
Rates are skyrocketing for tens of thousands of homeowners. Four private companies have abandoned the state this year, a dozen more have gone belly up in recent years and others have limited coverage after a string of devastating hurricanes, including Ian last year — the most expensive ...Read more
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