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Starbucks barista Oliver Savage poses for a photo in front of a Starbucks store near where he works, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Seattle. Savage is joining other workers and city leaders in pushing for new "secure scheduling" rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance, and offer hours to existing employees before hiring new staff. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workersSeattle leaders have proposed new scheduling rules for hourly retail and food-service employees _ the latest push by a city has led the nation on mandating worker benefits
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran releases jailed Texas graduate studentIran's state newspaper is saying authorities have released a jailed Iranian Texas graduate student after nearly five years
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Rosemarie Merrill, older sister of Sister Paula Merrill, drinks from the chalice during Communion during the memorial Mass for Merrill and Sister Margaret Held, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in Jackson, Miss. The nuns were killed Thursday in their Durant home, and authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Jackson on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slayingA Mississippi prosecutor says she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Steve Pearson, of Clearwater, is pummeled by a squall of rain during a walk on the Dunedin Causeway as thunderstorms moved through Pinellas County bringing wind and heavy rain, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Dunedin, Fla. Authorities at some locations in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area of Florida are hauling out sandbags to offer residents amid predictions of heavy rains from a storm system heading to the southeast Gulf of Mexico. (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systemsOfficials say a tropical storm is already forming off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks
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This undated photo provided by Jeffrey Belth shows Joseph M. Belth, a professor emeritus of insurance at Indiana University. Belth has been an outspoken critic of the practice of "shadow insurance," in which life insurers create subsidiaries to take on some of their liabilities. He calls the practice "a shell game" that puts policyholders and taxpayers at greater risk. (Jeffrey Belth via AP)
Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' dealsLife insurance companies are setting up "shadow insurers" to take on some of their liabilities and free up some of their reserves
The Associated Press3 hours ago

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