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Greece in recession again, despite growth predictions

INTERNATIONAL - The Greek economy fell into recession again last year, confounding its international creditors who had predicted some growth after years of budget austerity. The economy contracted by 0.2percent in 2016, statistics service...Show More Summary

College Football Week 8 in the L.A. TV market: Tirico takes on his first USC-ND game

Broadcaster captivated by historic college football rivalry and offers insight into calling 'legacy games.'

NYC is going “Amazon orange” tonight in an embarrassing attempt to win HQ2

Tomorrow is the deadline for cities to pitch Amazon to be considered for the company’s second headquarters. And local officials are bending over backward (or perhaps just bending over) to show the company just how much they want to be its new home. Show More Summary

Support for San Clemente’s pier grows, as $1.8 million rehab is about to begin

People who like to spend time on San Clemente’s fishing pier can ponder two bits of good news while leaning against the railing: – San Clemente’s PierPride Foundation, born in 2016, is celebrating a successful year of fundraising and is planning pier enhancements. – The 1,300-foot-long pier is about to undergo major surgery. The city […]

The women of NASA Lego set blasts off November 1

The women of NASA are finally getting the recognition they deserve. First there was Hidden Figures, then Katherine Johnson got a NASA building named after her, and now the women of NASA are getting the ultimate honor—a Lego set of their own. Show More Summary

2:00PM Water Cooler 10/18/2017

Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, Trump flip on Alexander-Murray, Steve Bannon, Mnuchin on tax reform, housing starts, Amazon, coffee shops

UCLA legend Gary Beban touts Heisman Trophy as team success 50 years later

Former All-American QB will be honored during Saturday's game vs. Oregon at the Rose Bowl

Driving Sustainability and Compliance (Part 2): The Power of Social Media Voices in the Supply Chain

Categories: CSR, Innovation, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology Tags: viewpoint This post is the second in a three-part series. Click here to read Part 1. Social media gives voice to anyone looking for a platform: consumers and corporates, individuals and organizations. Show More Summary

Study Finds that Reversing NAFTA Would Lead to Gains In Productivity for All Three Countries

Trade deals are usually thought to increase productivity by allowing countries to benefit from comparative advantage, where each country concentrates on the areas where it is relatively more efficient. For this reason it is strikingShow More Summary

Fountain Valley police get a pay boost

Fountain Valley police will receive a 4 percent raise in 2017-18 and 11.5 percent over three years in a new contract that will carry through February 2020. The City Council approved the raise by a 4-1 vote on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Councilman Mark McCurdy was the only dissenting vote and the only member to comment […]

Afternoon Coffee: New IBM Blockchain Solution to Accelerate Global Payments, Rio Tinto Charged with Fraud

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News IBM announced Wednesday a new blockchain solution that will help financial institutions reduce settlement costs and speed up the process of completing global payments. Mining giant Rio Tinto and two of its former executives have been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Show More Summary

Episode 581: Free Money

Bob Peterson claims to have found the thing people have sought for thousands of years — an investment guaranteed to double in value. He keeps it in a storage locker in Utah.

Chicago fires 2 security officers involved in dragging man off United Airlines flight

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two of its officers involved in April’s widely publicized dragging of a passenger off a United Airlines flight, according to the city’s top watchdog. The dragging, captured on video by another passenger and spread on social media worldwide, involved...

Trump advisor claims a drop in manufacturing increases abortions, infertility, spousal abuse

White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top advisor to President Trump circulated a two-page document that alleged that a weakened manufacturing sector leads to an increase in abortion, spousal abuse, divorce and infertility, two people familiar with the matter...

Banks lead stocks mostly higher

Financial companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday as investors pored over the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. IBM surged on strong quarterly results, lifting technology-sector stocks. Energy companies declined as early gains in crude oil prices...

Halloween sales of candy and costumes expected to break a record

Retailers are in for a treat this Halloween, with revelers expected to spend more on costumes, candy, and décor than ever before.        

These cities have the best chance of getting Amazon’s new headquarters

These ten cities have the best chance of being the home to Amazon's new headquarters. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.        

Gains in streaming audience offer hope for flagging NFL ratings

The NFL ratings' decline comes as streaming of the league's games has seen major growth.        

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