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Source: Fox News

Arizona bill that would allow employers to pay students less than minimum wage sparks controversy

Saturday 14:28 GMT

The bill that’s been coined as the Youth Employment Act would allow employers to pay less than the current state’s minimum wage of $11 to full-time students younger than 22 working 20 hours or less weekly.

Grantham said they’re not attempting to cut anyone’s pay but instead to open up entry-level jobs that “went away” when the minimum wage was raised after a proposition that raised Arizona's minimum wage up to $12 an hour by 2020 was passed by voters in 2016. “The Youth Employment Act is a bill that I think deals with some of the unintended consequences of our state's minimum wage law here,” Grantham said.

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Source: The Guradian

Arizona museum shows De Kooning painting lost to brazen thieves in 1985

Sunday 06:58 GMT

More than 30 years after it was stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100m is going on display back where it all began.

The University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson will throw a fundraiser and homecoming party of sorts for Woman-Ochre on Sunday, before it gets whisked away for months of restoration. More than 30 years after it was stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100m is going on display back where it all began.

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Source: Fox News

Self-driving cars begin transporting groceries to Texas homes

Sunday 19:04 GMT

Two Kroger markets in Houston are rolling out a self-driving car program, in which orders can be placed online and delivered right to your home without a driver.

The company aims to roll out its unmanned driverless R1 delivery vehicles in Texas within the next few weeks, but in the meantime, it'll use a Toyota Prius fleet. "Initially, we are going to start delivering with our self-driving Prius vehicles, so these are passenger vehicles just like regular Priuses that we've added sensing and computing to so they can drive themselves," Nuro co-founder and president Dave Ferguson told ABC13.

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Source: Global News

Donald Trump complains he didn’t get a ‘thank you’ for John McCain’s funeral

Today 08:04 GMT

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

Donald Trump slams ‘last in his class’ John McCain over Russia investigation dossier. Trump then launched a lengthy rant in which he claimed without citing evidence that McCain had pushed for a war and failed America’s veterans.

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Source: Global News

Arizona woman charged with abusing children, forcing them to appear in YouTube series

Today 08:05 GMT

An Arizona woman is facing charges of abusing her seven children and forcing them to appear in her YouTube series which was seen by millions of people.

DCS reports they were told the children were taken out of school to film the YouTube series, which had more than 242 million views. Arizona’s Department of Child Services removed the seven children from the home.

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Source: BBC

Trump complains about John McCain funeral

Today 08:05 GMT

US President Donald Trump has attacked the late Senator John McCain, complaining that he "didn't get a thank you" for his state funeral. "We sent him on the way, but I wasn't a fan of John McCain," the president said during a visit to an Ohio tank factory.

McCain's widow Cindy told the BBC in the months after her husband's funeral that she may never get over the president's attack on his status as a war hero.


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