Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to a sold-out crowd of 1,400 Tuesday night in Glendale, trying to help supporters grapple with the election of Donald Trump and chart a path forward. Opening her conversation with Sanders at the Alex Theatre, comedian Sarah Silverman posed a question with a four-letter...
Fisher's disastrous season as a coach and face of the organization may sink the Rams in Los Angeles before their new stadium even opens.
Gov. Jerry Brown has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to be the next attorney general of California. He will succeed Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. Becerra, 58, has served 12 terms in Congress and was making a bid to become the...
Technical issues, masses of shoppers, outdated 'bargains', and other issues leave many businesses and buyers unhappy on Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2016.
In his annual address to the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin struck an unusually conciliatory tone on Thursday, saying Moscow wanted to get on with the incoming U.S. administration and was looking to make friends not enemies: "We are ready to cooperate with the new U.S. Show More Summary
In what may soon emerge as the latest middle-east diplomatic scandal, not to mention roil the just concluded OPEC deal, Bloomberg reports that state-sponsored hackers have conducted a "series of destructive attacks on Saudi Arabia over...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia has suffered a serious of "destructive" cyber attacks over the past few weeks, according to a Bloomberg News report. Saudi Arabia confirmed to Bloomberg that several government agencies have been targeted, including Saudi’s General Authority of Civil Aviation. Show More Summary
Corporate tax reform has been a key policy initiative of Trump's as he has called for slashing the corporate tax rate from 35% down to 15%. While this is welcome news for most companies, it would result in some fairly staggering writedowns...Show More Summary
Senior European Union officials are reportedly "shocked" at how bad Britain's diplomatic efforts have been since the country voted for Brexit in June, with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in particular, drawing the ire of European ambassadors. Things...Show More Summary
Entrepreneurs are everywhere these days, not just in the purely for-profit world but also those looking to create social, as well as financial, gain. As the international development community grows, entrepreneurial thinking is becoming ever more mainstream, with social enterprises demonstrating how to create businesses that deliver social benefit. Show More Summary
Having claimed the job of CEO John Stumpf, the Wells Fargo cross-selling fiasco continues to reverberate within the org chart of the scandal-ridden bank. Reuters reports that James Strother, the general counsel of Wells Fargo, who had...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabias energy minister Khalid al-Falih attends a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria on November 30, 2016.OPEC sought to defy expectations and finalise a deal reducing its oil output for the first time in eight years, in an [...]
President-elect Donald Trump has picked former Goldman Sachs banker Steve Mnuchin as the next treasury secretary. Here’s everything we know about his long career. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump's nominees for Treasury Secretary and Commerce Secretary, think Janet Yellen has done a "good job" as chair of the the Federal Reserve. The duo were on CNBC this morning, and host Joe Kernen...Show More Summary
A Saudi-led OPEC reached an oil production cut agreement at its meeting in Vienna on Wednesday. Oil prices immediately spiked as a result. However, the deal will cut just 1.25 million barrels of oil per day from global supplies starting in January.
President-elect Donald Trump and his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, dined with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in New York City Tuesday night. Romney has reportedly been in ongoing talks for a position as Secretary of State in...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump is thinking about naming Goldman Sachs COO and President Gary Cohn to a role in his administration, Politico's Ben White and Jake Sherman reported Wednesday. The role could be director of the Office of Management and Budget, according to the report. Show More Summary
After more than a year on the sidelines, Jeremy Clarkson is back with a new car show on Amazon Prime called "The Grand Tour". Clarkson, along with long-time co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May, launched "The Grand Tour" prior to the...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump is planning to name investor and former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary, opting for an industry insider with no government experience to helm the agency in charge of the nation's finances, according to people familiar with the matter. Mnuchin...
After budgeting just $1.1mm for the Wisconsin recount, Jill Stein got a bit of shock yesterday when the Wisconsin Election Commission gave her until 4:30pm today to deliver $3.5 million to fund an expedited recount effort in the state or walk away. Show More Summary