Top Venezuela beer maker halts production amid shortages

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s largest brewer said it shut down beer production Friday at the last of its four factories due to a shortage of imported supplies. Cerveceria Polar, which announced the closing of its factory in Carabobo state in an email, had warned earlier that it had enough …

Trump Deals the Woman Card – The New York Times

He doesn’t get that Hillary Clinton has spent her life championing women and their issues. And it came to pass, barely seconds after he became the near-inevitable Republican presidential nominee, that Donald Trump began a gender war. “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 …

Governments struggle to enforce “living wage” laws

SEATTLE (AP) — States and cities whose lawmakers proudly passed “living wage” laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly. Seattle and San Francisco, and the states of Oregon, California and New York are phasing in wage increases that will grow to $15 an …