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McDonald's and Verizon

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker thinks that the recent viral confrontation between a McDonald's customer and a McDonald's employee will be used as an excuse to cause large strikes at units all over the country, in which employees will demand higher wages, health insurance, retirement programs and better working conditions. He believe ... (full story)

Trump calls GM's CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put 1,700 people out of work.
Trump's arm-twisting came in a series of separate tweets on Saturday and Sunday . He capped his weekend rant against the GM with a tweet disclosing t ... (full story)

FIS spends $35B on Worldpay as digital payments surge

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion with financial transactions increasingly move online.
The online payment industry has been consolidating as companies attempt to scale up to better handle transactions globally, and to cut costs as start-ups challenge establish ... (full story)

Group with consumer-friendly vibe pushes drugmakers' message

Group with consumer-friendly vibe pushes drugmakers' message

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad warns that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs would be a nightmare for seniors.
The one-minute spot is the handiwork of the Alliance for Patient Access, a nonprofit group that gives of ... (full story)

Ohio governor doesn't think GM will revive assembly plant

Ohio governor doesn't think GM will revive assembly plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine isn't optimistic that General Motors will bring a line of new vehicles to the sprawling Ohio assembly plant the automaker shut down last week, possibly for good.
GM indicated it has been in talks with one or more other companies about taking over the site for another use, said DeWine, ... (full story)