Food services

FILE - This Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, shows a Taco Bell facade behind a KFC drive-thru sign in Saugus, Mass. Yum Brands, Inc., which operates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 03, 2017 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut hopes to reverse falling sales by getting more people to buy its cheesy pies online. But Yum Brands, the owner of the pizza chain, warned Thursday that even though it hired more delivery drivers and spent millions to improve its technology, any transformation at Pizza Hut...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 21, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are down Friday as industrial companies slide. General Electric slumped after the company issued a weak forecast. Most other industries are also lower, including technology companies, which have soared during a 10-day winning streak. European stocks fell and European...
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The Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, Ark., was the scene of a mass shooting during a rap concert early Saturday, July 1, 2017. Little Rock's police chief says investigators believe a shooting at the nightclub where more than two dozen people were injured may be gang-related. All of the victims were expected to survive the shooting. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
July 01, 2017 - 11:31 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related. The volley of gunfire inside the Power Ultra Lounge...
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The Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, Ark., was the scene of a mass shooting during a rap concert early Saturday, July 1, 2017. Little Rock's police chief says investigators believe a shooting at the nightclub where more than two dozen people were injured may be gang-related. All of the victims were expected to survive the shooting. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
July 01, 2017 - 10:07 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related. The volley of gunfire inside the Power Ultra Lounge...
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The Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, Ark., was the scene of a mass shooting during a rap concert early Saturday, July 1, 2017. Little Rock's police chief says investigators believe a shooting at the nightclub where more than two dozen people were injured may be gang-related. All of the victims were expected to survive the shooting. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
July 01, 2017 - 8:27 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related. The volley of gunfire inside the Power Ultra Lounge...
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Joel LaSalle, Current Fish and Oyster owner, sits in front of a partition known as a "Zion Curtain" that prevents customers from seeing their alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured, before it's taken down at his restaurant Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Salt Lake City. A new Utah law is making wine, liquor and higher-alcohol beer more expensive. Parts of a broad liquor law passed by state legislators this year takes effect Saturday, including the price increase and measures allowing some restaurants to take down their "Zion Curtains." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
July 01, 2017 - 4:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating. It's a hallelujah moment," said Joel...
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Joel LaSalle, Current Fish and Oyster owner, sits in front of a partition known as a "Zion Curtain" that prevents customers from seeing their alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured, before it's taken down at his restaurant Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Salt Lake City. A new Utah law is making wine, liquor and higher-alcohol beer more expensive. Parts of a broad liquor law passed by state legislators this year takes effect Saturday, including the price increase and measures allowing some restaurants to take down their "Zion Curtains." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
July 01, 2017 - 2:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating. It's a hallelujah moment," said Joel...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2014, file photo, a sign that reads "15 Good Work Seattle" is displayed below Seattle City Hall, right, and the Columbia Center building, left, after the Seattle City Council passed a $15 minimum wage measure. Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released Monday, June 26, 2017, that contradicted another new study published last week. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
June 26, 2017 - 1:36 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released Monday that contradicted another new study published last week. A University of Washington team studying the law's effects found that the law has boosted pay in low-wage jobs since it took...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, photo, a construction worker continues work at the SLS Lux in the Brickell neighborhood of Miami. The SLS LUX is a 57-story residential and hotel property developed by the Related Group, and is scheduled to open in 2017. Exactly eight years after the Great Recession ended, the U.S. job market has settled into a sweet spot of steadily solid growth. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 02, 2017 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent. But the rate declined mainly because people...
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This Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, photo shows the sign on a Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reports financial results, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 25, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says a key sales figure rose more than expected in the first quarter as it works to recover from a series of food scares that had sent customers fleeing. The Denver-based chain said sales rose 17.8 percent at established locations in the first three months of the year,...
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