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Back in May, a group of beer and food servers at Yankee Stadium sued the concession company they worked for, accusing Legends Hospitality of pocketing their hard-earned tips. Legends — which is co-owned by the Yankees, the Dallas Cowboys and Goldman Sachs — seems to have gotten the vendors’ message, judging from revamped menus now found inside the stadium. The...

GENEVA — The World Trade Organization ruled Tuesday that China was unfairly protecting its domestic manufacturers by limiting the export of nine raw materials that are used widely in steel, aluminum and chemical industries. A WTO panel sided with the United States, European Union and Mexico, which had each filed complaints saying China was driving up the prices...

As the deadline to strike a deal on the debt ceiling draws closer, former president Bill Clinton criticized the nation’s corporate tax rate over the weekend, saying it should be lowered as part of an agreement between the parties, according to Politico. “We’ve got an uncompetitive rate,” Clinton told a crowd at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Saturday, Politico reports....

IT turns out that the good times are even better than we thought for American chief executives. A preliminary examination of executive pay in 2010, based on data available as of April 1, found that the paychecks for top American executives were growing again, after shrinking during the 2008-9 recession. But that study, conducted for The New York Times by Equilar, an executive...

DETROIT (Bernie Woodall) – Over the past two years, Ford Motor Co has roared back from the brink of failure, won accolades for its gains in quality, posted its highest profits in a decade and rewarded patient investors with a 14-fold increase in its share price. But Mike LeBeau, 23, who works at a Ford assembly plant in Chicago making around $15 per hour and lives...

Kim Jong II with European Union folks BRUSSELS — The European Union said Monday it will restart food aid to North Korea after the country’s repressive communist regime agreed to an unprecedented monitoring system as it suffers through its worst food crisis in years. The EU will send euro10 million ($14.5 million) in food aid to North Korea, after food production...