Wages and salaries

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2016, file photo, Army drill sergeants stand over recruits during a live-fire marksmanship training course at Fort Jackson, S.C. Under the gun to increase the size of the force, the Army is pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses this year to attract and retain soldiers, and has approved more drug use and conduct waivers for recruits in order to build the ranks. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
August 01, 2018 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under the gun to increase the size of the force, the Army is issuing more waivers for past drug use or bad conduct by recruits, and pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses this year to attract and retain soldiers. According to data obtained by The Associated Press, nearly one-...
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August 01, 2018 - 3:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has begun a three-month visa amnesty program, hoping to resolve a Catch-22 for foreign workers who are fined daily for overstaying their permits but prevented from leaving until they pay the penalties. The government isn't releasing...
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July 31, 2018 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. workers saw their wages and benefits grow more slowly in the second quarter, a sign that a tight labor market has yet to accelerate income gains. The Labor Department says overall compensation rose 0.6 percent in the April-June period, compared with a 0.8 percent rise in the...
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NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the ceremony for the acceptance of The Macarthur Bowl trophy which is in front of him during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 27, 2018 - 5:51 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban still reigns supreme over college football — in national titles and annual pay. The university announced a new eight-year deal Friday worth at least $74.4 million, which would appear to make Saban again college football's highest-paid coach based on...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 25, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussed plans to pay for a former Playboy model's story of alleged an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an escalating feud between the president and his longtime...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 25, 2018 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussed plans for hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an escalating feud between the president and his...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 25, 2018 - 6:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussed plans for hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an escalating feud between the president and his...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 24, 2018 - 11:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A secretly recorded tape of Donald Trump by his longtime personal lawyer was played on CNN Tuesday night in which the two can be heard discussing a potential payment for a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair and the soon-to-be president is heard discussing whether to "...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 24, 2018 - 11:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A secretly recorded tape of Donald Trump by his longtime personal lawyer was played on CNN Tuesday night in which the two can be heard discussing a potential payment for a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair and the soon-to-be president is heard discussing whether to "...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn after stepping off Marine One at the White House, in Washington. Trump was recorded by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 24, 2018 - 10:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A secretly recorded tape of Donald Trump by his longtime personal lawyer was played on CNN Tuesday night in which the two can heard discussing a potential payment for a Playboy model's story and the soon-to-be president is heard saying at one point "pay with cash." The audio...
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