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US Sues Oracle, Says It Pays White Men More Than Others

The complaint, the department says points to Oracle paying white male employees at its Redwood Shores, California headquarters more than female and non-white workers with the same job titles, even when taking into account for experience and seniority.

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U.S. Consumer Prices Up Moderate 0.3 Percent In December

Oil futures tumbled, however, dragging down the energy sector index, which was one of the biggest weights on the S&P 500. The Fed chair said both challenges are outside the scope of the Federal Reserve to handle with its interest-rate tools, so it is important for other policymakers to address them.

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Seahawks could lose draft pick for failing to disclose Sherman injury

Seattle Seahawks rumors about Pete Carroll not disclosing an injury that Richard Sherman suffered have created quite a controversy on social media. During those practices the Seahawks listed Sherman's absence as "not injury related". During an appearance on 710 ESPN Seattle's Brock and Salk show, Carroll revealed Sherman had been playing through an MCL injury during the second half of the year.

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Date set for Supreme Court Brexit appeal ruling on Article 50

Conservative Brexit backing MP Andrew Bridgen said: "It was an incisive speech, with a mandate for change and she is going to deliver it - how could you be surprised that it's popular". In a statement issued shortly after Mrs May's speech, the Irish Government said it shares Mrs May's goal to achieve the "closest possible future economic relationship for Britain with the EU".

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United Breweries, United Spiritis down after DRT order on Mallya`s

The banks had approached the tribunal against Kingfisher and the other companies after they defaulted on loans provided by them. In a major blow to the "King of Bad Times", the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) today allowed the State Bank of India-led consortium of banks to attack Vijay Mallya's assets to recover the Rs 6203 crore loan defaulted by the tycoon.

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American Airlines to start offering cheaper seat option

American Airlines is launching a new discounted fare class called Basic Economy. American is joining Delta and United airlines in announcing lower-tier fares to attract budget-conscious consumers that now opt to fly ultra-low-fare airlines such as Spirit and Frontier.