Wages and salaries

Afghans carry the bodies of men at after a suicide car bombing in Helmand province southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The bomber struck outside a bank, targeting Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries ahead of a major Muslim holiday and killing at least two dozen people, officials said. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)
June 22, 2017 - 7:40 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan following the suicide car bombing in Helmand province (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the suicide car bombing outside a bank in southern Helmand province that killed at least 29 people...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:37 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan following the suicide car bombing in Helmand province (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the suicide car bombing outside a bank in southern Helmand province that killed at least 29 people...
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This photo combo of file images shows Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge, left, and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty. Rutledge was the highest paid CEO in 2016, and Rometty was the highest paid female CEO, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 26, 2017 - 7:40 am
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years. The bump reflects how well stocks have...
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This photo combination of images shows the top 10 highest paid CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. On top row, from left: Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge; CBS CEO Leslie Moonves; Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger; Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav; and Activision Blizzard CEO Robert Kotick. On bottom row, from left: Comcast CEO Brian Roberts; Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes; IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals CEO Leonard Schleifer; and Wynn Resorts CEO Stephen Wynn. (AP Photo)
May 23, 2017 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years. The...
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This photo provided by Broadcom shows President and CEO Hock E. Tan. Tan received one of the top three pay raises among CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. (Broadcom via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 2:33 pm
Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. ___ Top raises: ___ 1. Hock Tan Broadcom Corp. $24.7 million, up 513 percent ___ 2. Thomas Rutledge Charter Communications Inc. $98...
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May 17, 2017 - 10:55 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports that its economy grew at a faster-than-expected 2.2 percent annual pace in January-March. Economists had forecast a strong expansion in the first quarter for the world's third-largest economy, helped by a recovery in exports and consumer spending. But most estimates had...
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May 16, 2017 - 1:22 pm
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's government has reached an agreement with mutinous soldiers who had taken to the streets in the West African nation's largest cities to demand more pay, the defense ministry said. Residents of Bouake, the epicenter of the mutiny and Ivory Coast's second-...
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May 14, 2017 - 3:38 pm
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have killed one person and injured several others after using gunfire to disperse a march Sunday against their mutiny in Bouake, residents said. Violence by some of the soldiers involved in a January mutiny demanding higher pay began...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:59 pm
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Residents say one person has been killed and several others injured after mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast opened fire on residents protesting their violent actions demanding higher pay. Ouattara Mamadou, a spokesman for a group of demobilized rebels participating in...
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April 28, 2017 - 6:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai (soon-DAHR pee-CHAY) received a $200 million compensation package last year for running the internet company that makes nearly all the money for Alphabet Inc. Most of the pay consisted of Alphabet stock that the company valued at $198.7 million in...
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