CBO Tallies Jobs Lost with Minimum Wage Hike, Snowden Honored by Glasgow University, Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut: P.M. Links
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a $10.10 minimum wage could result in a loss of as many as 500,000 jobs (or even more). But for those who don't lose their jobs, 900,000 could be lifted above the basic poverty threshold.
- Glasgow University students elected Edward Snowden to represent them as student rector.
- Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Melvin Jay Reynolds, who lost his seat decades ago due to a statutory rape conviction, is under arrest in Zimbabwe for allegedly possessing pornography and violating immigration laws.
- The first American bitcoin ATMs are set to debut this month in Seattle and Austin, Texas.
- Anti-government protests rage on in Ukraine and Venezuela.
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