The Top 1% haven’t captured all income gains

Hillary Clinton went after the nation’s richest residents in her nomination acceptance speech Thursday, saying they will have to start spreading more of their prosperity.

from http://www.wbaltv.com/money/the-top-1-havent-captured-all-income-gains/40949234

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OSHA maximum penalties increase for the first time since 1990

For the first time since 1990, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are increasing. OSHA’s maximum fees, which critics have always considered too low to spur businesses to make their workplaces safer, are set to increase by nearly 80 percent to bring the fees in line with …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/07/29/osha-maximum-penalties-increase-for-the-first-time-since-1990/

Uber doesn’t decrease drunk driving, study says

It seems like an easy point for Uber to score. The ride-hailing service picks up the usual Friday and Saturday night crowds of inebriated bar-hoppers, preventing them from drinking and driving. Ergo, Uber saves lives.

from http://www.wbaltv.com/money/uber-doesnt-decrease-drunk-driving-study-says/40950998

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UMD researchers get link to supercomputer ‘Harold’

Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park will soon have access to a vast amount of new computing power thanks to a new partnership with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. The agreement will link the university to an Army supercomputer – “Harold.” What sets Harold – named for a mathematician who helped pioneer supercomputing …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/07/29/umd-researchers-get-link-to-supercomputer-harold/