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Franklin Graham says he thinks Trump might be in too poor health to run for president in 2024: 'The guy does not eat well'

Then-President Donald Trump with food from Domino's, McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King at the White House State Dining Room. Joyce Boghosian/The White House Rev. Franklin Graham told that a 2024 Trump presidential bid could "be a very tough thing to do." "You know the guy does not eat well," the evangelical leader and Trump ally told Axios. But he also said Trump has lost weight and has lots of energy, so "might be in good health and in good shape." See more stories on Insid...
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Australia’s biggest landholder is Gina Rinehart, controlling 9.2m hectares

Others with substantial holdings include Andrew and Nicola Forrest in WA, SA’s MacLachlan family and the Brook and McDonald families in QueenslandRead more of our Modern Outback series hereSign up for email notifications from our Modern Outback seriesThe mining magnate Gina Rinehart is Australia’s biggest landholder, controlling more than 9.2m hectares, or 1.2% of the entire landmass of the country, according to data compiled by Guardian Australia.Rinehart rockets to the top of the list when the...
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17-Year-Old Fatally Shot, 4 Wounded Behind Bronx McDonald's

A teenager has been killed in the Bronx in a barrage of gunfire that also wounded four other people.
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Walmart, 7-Eleven, and McDonald's shortened hours during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 24 hour shopping might be slow to return

A McDonald's open 24 hours attracts late night crowds of intoxicated customers. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Walmart, McDonald's, and other chains shortened hours in response to COVID-19. Some retailers are trying to return to 24/7 service, but they can't find workers. One expert thinks overnight shopping will return eventually. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is finally reopening after more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions, but some things may never be the...
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A Starbucks worker reveals the average customer order costs more than she makes an hour, as the coffee giant focuses on more expensive, complicated drinks

REUTERS/Mark Makela Starbucks is relying on fewer customers who are spending more on their orders. Workers told Insider that customizations with the expectation of fast food delivery is unsustainable. Some workers say the company has not adjusted staffing needs appropriately to deal with the new volume. See more stories on Insider's business page. With the US job market heating up, a shift supervisor at an Atlanta Starbucks told Insider she's leaving for a job with better pay and ...
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A fast-food toy collector explains how he managed to amass a stockpile of 20,000 items - the largest in the world - which he stores in his 'Happy Meal house'

Percival R. Lugue posing with his Guinness World Record title for the most number of fast-food toys won in 2014. Percival R. Lugue Percival R. Lugue, holds the world record for owning the biggest collection of fast-food toys. To accommodate them he bought a home that resembled a familiar shape: a McDonald's Happy Meal box. Insider spoke to Lugue about his toy collection and the drawbacks he faced as a result of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2014, Perci...
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Amazon, Walmart, McDonald's, and other retail giants are boosting wages to hire hourly employees, but some labor advocates say a livable wage is still far off for most workers

Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters Companies like Amazon, Walmart, and McDonald's are in the middle of a big hiring push. In a tight labor market, retail workers are advocating for a livable wage. Are you a retail worker with a story to share? Email [email protected] See more stories on Insider's business page. Major companies are dangling higher pay and perks to entice prospective workers in a tight job market.The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon, Walmart, McDonald's, and Chip...
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Mark Zuckerberg turns 37 on Friday. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the billionaire Facebook CEO.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 37th birthday on May 14, 2021. Zuckerberg grew up outside of New York City and dropped out of Harvard after founding Facebook. Today, he's worth $114 billion and has grown Facebook into a social networking behemoth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his gene...
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Yes, you can earn more on unemployment instead of working. Here's the gap between average benefits and wages in every US state.

Business owners say they're struggling to compete with enhanced unemployment. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh Business owners say that an extra $300 per week in unemployment is making it harder to hire workers. In three states, the average unemployment benefit plus the $300 supplement exceeds average weekly wages. Average state and federal unemployment benefits exceed the minimum wage in every state in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. As some business owners claim that enha...
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Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

Carlos Ponce joins a protest in in Miami Springs, Florida, asking senators to continue unemployment benefits past July 31, 2020. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The $300 boost to unemployment benefits makes the payment competitive with the average wage in 47 states. In three states, unemployment insurance even surpasses the typical wage. This suggests the federal boost to UI could be acting as a shadow minimum wage, driving up the cost of hiring. See more stories on Insider's business page. T...
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Take a look at KFC's new packaging, complete with instructions on reheating leftover chicken - and a makeover for Colonel Sanders

KFC is rolling out new packaging in the summer. KFC KFC is rolling out new packaging this summer, with more emphasis on its red and white stripes. Colonel Sanders is getting a makeover, too, with more detail added to his face. KFC is also adding information on how customers can safely reheat its fried chicken the next day. See more stories on Insider's business page. KFC is revamping its packaging this summer.The new packaging will add more of its trademark red and white stripes, spell...
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McDonald's: Say It With M

Many brands use letters from the alphabet in their logo. But none had taken an alphabet from their logo. This is, Say it With an M. A complete alphabet created from just one letter: “M” the McDonald’s or Golden Arches. Each letter was created based on the brand’s original packaging, without modifying anything. An alphabetic and modular system with which we could build words that are a reflection of the daily moments experienced at McDonald’s. Words such as: Yummy, Brunch, Bday...
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Merrill Shindler: Joe Biden endorses pasta and ice cream – lots of ice cream

When you’re president of the United States, the most powerful man in the world, words matter! It was nearly 40 years ago that George H.W. Bush gladdened the hearts of children (and shocked vegetable farmers) across the nation when he announced: “I do not like broccoli and I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m president of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.” It was an uncalled for presidential attack on a vegetable that’s high...
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McDonald’s raises wages for US staff as it struggles to find workers

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Why McDonald's minimum wage hike is surprisingly good news for the stock

All aboard McDonald's stock following its surprising minimum wage hike?
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Are we in an AI summer or AI winter?

The history of AI shows boom periods (AI summers) followed by busts (AI winters).The cyclical nature of AI funding is due to hype and promises not fulfilling expectations.This time, we might enter something resembling an AI autumn rather than an AI winter, but fundamental questions remain if true AI is even possible. The dream of building a machine that can think like a human stretches back to the origins of electronic computers. But ever since research into artificial intelligence (AI) began ...
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Amazon was blamed for killing malls. Now its higher-paying jobs may be choking the restaurant industry's comeback.

Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Restaurants are struggling to staff workers after laying off employees at the onset of the pandemic. Amazon's hiring spree and higher pay is eating into the US restaurant labor force, an expert says. Fast-food chains are working to lure workers back with incentives, but it may not be enough. See more stories on Insider's business page. As restaurants struggle to find workers, one expert says Amazon is partly to b...
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McDonald's is hiking pay -- but only for some workers

McDonald's is the latest restaurant to say it's raising wages in a bid to attract workers. The company is increasing hourly employees' pay by about 10%, it announced Thursday -- but the change applies only to a small percentage of staff.
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McDonald's hikes pay -- but only for some workers

McDonald's is the latest restaurant to say it's raising wages in a bid to attract workers. The company is increasing hourly employees' pay by about 10%, it announced Thursday -- but the change applies only to a small percentage of staff.
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McDonald's raises wages at company-owned restaurants

McDonald's is the latest restaurant to say it's raising wages in a bid to attract workers. The company is increasing hourly employees' pay by about 10%, it announced Thursday -- but the change applies only to a small percentage of staff.
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McDonald's raises minimum pay at corporate-owned stores across the US, as the battle for workers heats up

McDonald's is raising its minimum wage at company-owned restaurants. Spencer Platt / Getty Images McDonald's is going to start paying workers more. The move comes as restaurants struggle to hire workers. "Together with our franchisees, we face a challenging hiring environment," said executive Joe Erlinger. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's is raising its minimum wage in corporate-owned stores, as fast-food chains struggle to hire employees. On Thursd...
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Brands Can Do This, And We Can All Do This (Until It’s Done)

Big brands are doing good deeds and making the local nightly news as a result. For instance, McDonald’s is in the news for putting messages on its paper cups to help educate and motivate people to get vaccinated. “We all want to protect ourselves and our loved ones and be together with our communities again,” […] The post Brands Can Do This, And We Can All Do This (Until It’s Done) appeared first on Adpulp.
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McDonald’s is raising pay at company-owned US restaurants: $15 an hour average by 2024

McDonald’s says hourly wages at company-owned stores will increase an average of 10% over the next few months to $13 per hour, rising to $15 per hour by 2024. But the vast majority of McDonald’s nearly 14,000 U.S. stores are owned by franchisees.
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McDonald's Raising US Workers' Pay in Company-Owned Stores

McDonald’s is raising pay at 650 company-owned stores in the U.S. as part of its push to hire thousands of new workers in a tight labor market.
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McDonald's raises hourly wages for company-owned restaurants

McDonald's is raising the hourly wages for its U.S. company-owned restaurants as the fast-food chain looks to hire 10,000 workers for...
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McDonald's is raising wages, but 95% of its US workers will not be impacted by the change

Protesters gather outside McDonald's in 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson McDonald's announced on Thursday it is raising workers' pay at all company-owned locations. Just 5% of McDonald's US locations are owned by the company, meaning 95% will not be impacted. McDonald's encouraged franchisees to make similar investments "in ways that make the most sense." See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's is raising wages - but only roughly 5% of restaurants w...
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Leo Burnett names Chaka Sobhani to Global Chief Creative Officer replacing Liz Taylor

London-based Sohani is behind U.K. work for McDonald's.
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How ‘The Vegan Meat Cookbook’ by Miyoko Schinner tempts flexitarians

The title sounds like an oxymoron but Miyoko Schinner is absolutely serious about “The Vegan Meat Cookbook: Meatless Favorites. Made with Plants.” Schinner is the founder and CEO of Petaluma-based Miyoko’s Creamery, the fastest-growing plant milk cheese and butter company in the country. She’s also the author of “The Homemade Vegan Pantry,” cohost of “Vegan Mashup” on PBS, host of a weekly cooking show on Facebook and cofounder of Rancho Compasión, an animal sanctuary. In “The Vegan Meat Coo...
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Dissatisfied retail workers are leaving the industry because of abusive customers and low pay, and that's making the labor crunch worse

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters Retail workers are leaving the industry as job openings give them greater leverage. Some workers say demanding customers aren't worth the low pay of the service industry. Some former retail employees are turning to warehouse and other kinds of jobs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some workers are leaving retail and restaurant jobs to get away from low pay and difficult customers, and a growing number of openings in the labor market is making it ea...
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More than 100 Subway franchisees slam executives and demand lower fees in open letter to 'multi-billionaire' owner

Some Subway franchisees say they're struggling. Peter Summers/Getty Images Dozens of Subway franchisees penned a letter to owner Elisabeth DeLuca asking for lower royalties. The franchisees also called Subway's response to an earlier open letter "canned." Franchisees say they are struggling, as rumors of Subway attempting to sell itself swirl. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some Subway franchisees are taking a stand against the chain's executives. On Wednesda...
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