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Some Indian tribes are being paid to offer their sovereign immunity to payday lenders that are trying to dodge state regulations, U.S. officials say. Federal consumer protection agency may crack down.
A growing number of Indian tribes are getting into the payday loan business, saying they just want to raise revenue for their reservations while helping cash-strapped consumers nationwide.
Ever since the Department of Defense shut down George Air Force Base in 1992, the high desert town of Victorville has struggled to reinvent itself.
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $ 1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts’ expectations and its own guidance.
A week after federal officials launched job furloughs at air traffic control towers, the controllers are back on a regular work schedule — and airline delays are now caused primarily by severe weather.
‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’ offers an easy, breezy analysis of why certain videos, marketing campaigns and products click with consumers.
Why do some things catch on?
Mattel is incorporating more digital elements into its toys, embracing more Hollywood partnerships and pushing into foreign markets.
Barbie is vacating her pink Malibu mansion and hunting for international digs. Thomas the Tank Engine is being revamped as an even livelier locomotive. Max Steel, the new kid on the block, is marketed as a “modern day tech superhero.”
AB 10, which would give California its first minimum wage increase since 2008, was approved by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on a party-line vote.
SACRAMENTO — California’s $ 8-an-hour minimum wage needs to go up, says Watsonville Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo. And he may be getting the votes he needs to make it happen.
Hollywood’s jobs picture has brightened considerably over the last two months.