FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank confirmed on Thursday it had struck a deal with its works council to shut a quarter of its German branches, slightly fewer than expected, as it cuts costs and revamps retail banking. Germany's biggest...Show More Summary
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The Supreme Court is a big fucking deal. But the Republican blockade is just the most obvious example of how Mitch McConnell's Republican Senate is breaking yet another branch of government. Of 673 U.S. district court judgeships, 67—or 10 percent—are vacant under President Obama, nearly twice as many as at this point of Republican George W. Show More Summary
... but which way will it fall? Away from or into the telephone wire that it's half stuck on right now? Kind of a physics question. I think it depends on whether the branch: A. rips off instantly or B. tears off over the course of a second or 2.
Mattel has been doing big things this year — marketing new Barbie dolls that are more representative of the real, actual human body. They've branched out in representation of the industries, too: Oprah's got her very own Ava DuVernay director-doll. And now they're adding a doll to the mix who ... More »
NEW YORK — StyleHaul is doubling down on the the popularity of millennial mom-geared content and virtual reality. At its NewFront presentation Tuesday, the Los Angeles-based fashion and lifestyle digital network said it is branchingShow More Summary
Jennifer Garner is not only making changes in her personal life, but also seems to be branching out when it comes to her role selections for films. The star has been in the middle of a media firestorm ever since she and estranged husband Ben Affleck announced their split last year. Show More Summary
Sarah Jessica Parker steps out in style for the 2016 Outstanding Mother Awards held at The Pierre Hotel on Thursday (May 5) in New York City. The actress was an honoree at the big event! Congrats, SJP! “Thanks to my local branch Jefferson Market Library, I’ve now got my hands on this. Going to go [...]
Party control of the U.S. Senate is a big and achievable goal for both parties this November. The stakes are high, no matter who wins the presidential race, with the power to control Judicial and Executive branch confirmation votes and to determine rules governing filibusters being the most obvious. If ... More »
The U.S. Navy on Tuesday became the first branch of the U.S. military to say it will start requiring big vendors to report their output of climate-changing greenhouse gases.
I said in a recent post (see 31/03/16 below) that the comments of the local Unison branch in Glasgow were very similar to those of the local Unison branch in South Lanarkshire back in 2012, after a very big and favourable decision at the Employment Tribunals. Show More Summary
Six years after an explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia claimed the lives of 29 coal miners in the worst disaster of its kind since 1970, a court has rendered a sentence on Massey's former CEO, Don Blankenship...Show More Summary
A man who lost three loved ones in the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in West Virginia reacted emotionally on Wednesday after a judge sentence former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to 12 months in prison. Although U.S. District Judge Irene Berger did not allow the families of victims to...
Disgraced coal baron Don Blankenship received the maximum possible sentence today for his misdemeanor conspiracy conviction, in a criminal case spurred by the Upper Big Branch disaster that killed 29 coal miners in West Virginia in 2009. Mr. Show More Summary
It’s been six years and one day since 29 men were killed by a coal-dust explosion at former Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine. Today, U.S. District Judge Irene Berger sentenced the company’s former CEO Don Blankenship for his practices that contributed to the disaster.
A federal judge in West Virginia sentenced former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to a year in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to commit mine safety violations at his company's Upper Big Branch mine during a period leading up to the explosion there that left 29 miners dead in 2010. The mountaintop estate where Blankenship once hosted visitors. Show More Summary
NYT: The sentencing, in Federal District Court here, came six years and one day after an explosion tore through Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine, killing 29 people. Although Mr. Blankenship was not accused of direct responsibility for the accident, the … Continue reading ?
The sentencing of the former chief executive of Massey Energy Company comes six years and one day after an explosion tore through the Upper Big Branch mine, killing 29.
Former coal mining CEO Don Blankenship was sentenced to on Wednesday for the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that killed 29 men in 2010. The sentence: one year in prison, the maximum under the charge for which he was actually convicted — and handed down six years and one day after the event itself....
Pin it Recently I wrote about a big, beautiful new trend for the home: blooms and branches displayed in big, oversized vases. Many of you loved the look, but wanted to know: where does one find a vase this big? So I've rounded up a few options. READ MORE »