Motel 6: $7.6 million for guests reported to immigration

The national budget chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay up to $7.6 million to Latino guests who say the company's employees shared their private information with immigration officials, according to a proposed settlement filed in federal court. Continue Reading Below A federal judge must still approve the proposal filed last week in U.S. District Court in Arizona. The agreement […]

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India needs 100 million new jobs by 2026: PwC

Eighty per cent of the new employment requirements over the next decade would arise in the 10 states – Uttar Pradesh (UP), Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar and Assam – that account for 62 per cent of our population. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With a rapidly rising working age population, India would need about 100 million […]

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Tuesday’s record $667 million Mega Millions jackpot: Here are the winning numbers

Lottery fever hit a frenzied pace Tuesday as the nationwide Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $667 million, its largest ever. Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday night: 3, 45, 49, 61, 69; Mega Ball: 9; Megaplier: 5 The estimated cash payout, if taken in a lump sum, is $380 million. Dos and Don'ts for Surviving the Longest […]

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Nearly $18 million worth of cocaine found hidden in boxes of unclaimed bananas

FREEPORT, Texas — Turns out, a bunch of unwanted bananas in Texas were worth nearly $18 million. That’s how much the cocaine found hidden beneath the bananas at the port in Freeport would have sold for on the streets, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The port offered two pallets of the fruit to the department because no one […]

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US cuts nearly $300 million in aid for Palestinian refugees

A Palestinian refugee leaves a United Nations food distribution center after receiving aid in Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City in January.  (Reuters) The Trump administration announced Friday that it is cutting nearly $300 million in planned funding for a United Nations agency that aids Palestinian refugees after finding the operation “irredeemably flawed.” The State Department said in a statement […]

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Papa John’s founder accuses marketing agency of $6 million extortion scheme

After sacking Papa John’s, NFL teams with Pizza Hut Fox Business Briefs: National Football League announces Pizza Hut will be official pizza sponsor replacing Papa John’s. Former Papa John’s chairman John Schnatter on Friday accused marketing agency Laundry Service of attempting to extort him for $6 million to keep his use of a racial slur during a May conference call […]

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