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Deutsche Bank to shut 188 German branches and cut 3000 staff

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

Mitch McConnell's vision: An entire federal judiciary in Donald Trump's tiny hands

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

The big storm is about to hit, and this half-fallen branch seems sure to fall...

... 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.

Barbie Can Do It All Now — She’s Literally Wonder Woman

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

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 »

StyleHaul bets big on Millennial moms, virtual reality

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 Changes Things Up On The Big Screen, Keeps Us Guessing About Relationship Status

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's Weekend Plans Include This Book!

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 [...]

Democrats Drive for 5: An Early Overview of 2016 U.S. Senate Races

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 »

Navy to Require Climate Change Reporting from Vendors

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.

Glasgow City Council Update

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

Prosecutors Win Jail Sentence, But No Justice, For Upper Big Branch Miners

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Heartbreaking: Man who lost three in mine disaster breaks down at ‘coal king’ sentencing

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship Sentenced to One Year in Prison For Conspiracy to Evade Mining Safety Rules

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

“We’ve been waiting for this day” — Blankenship gets prison time

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.

Notorious Coal Baron Don Blankenship Sentenced to a Year in Prison

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

Caperton Coda: Blankenship Gets a Year in Jail for Mining Disaster

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 ?

Donald Blankenship Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Mine Safety Case

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

‘Coal king’ sentenced for the deaths of 29 miners — and you won’t believe what he got away with

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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....

Shopper's Guide: Where to Buy Really, Really Big Vases

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 »

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