The NBA players union announced today that they would begin funding health insurance for retired players who have played at least three years in the league. The deal is the first of its kind in major American sports, which makes sense given that the NBPA is in a very healthy position, especially in comparison with the NFLPA or the MLBPA. Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Poland's ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party on Thursday rejected a European Union disciplinary procedure that is pressuring the government, and said the European Commission was overstepping its bounds.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced Wednesday that its player representatives have voted unanimously to fund health insurance for all retired NBA players with at least three years of service in the league. This program is the first of its kind among North American professional sports. Show More Summary
The war of words continues between Actors’ Equity and a group of Los Angeles-based actors and theater owners opposed to the union's plan to force small playhouses to pay their actors minimum wage. In a recent email to members, the union...Show More Summary
Authorities evacuated people at Union Station Metro in Northeast Washington on July 27 following reports of a suspicious package.
MARC and VRE service was briefly suspended. [ more › ]
The Consumers Union wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate, arguing that such marketing could give drivers a "false sense of security."
Washington’s main railway terminal, Union Station, was evacuated on Wednesday because of a bomb threat, a police officer told Reuters. “We got a bomb threat,” the officer, who did not give his name, said as he urged people to leave Union Station in downtown Washington near the...
With the upgrade, players who were part of the league for at least three years can obtain a coverage plan that includes medical, hospital and prescription drug benefits.
MARC commuter train service has been suspended.
Local black metal outfit Anicon have released their new album Exegesses, and if you're a fan of this kind of thing, it's definitely worth seeking out. They just shared a video for the song "The World As Will," a scary, nature-is-Satan's-church type of clip for the classically Norwegian-style black metal of the song... Continue reading…
Police have evacuated Union Station in Washington DC.
By Duncan Hall, Strategist & Ewan Ferrier, Creative Partner at Brand Union The Olympics is arguably the greatest institution in our culture. It represents both the human instinct to compete and succeed, as well as notions of community, education, and development. Show More Summary
Is Guccifer 2.0 Russian? Officials across multiple government agencies and private security firms are agreeing that the Democratic National Committee e-mail hack appears to be the work of someone based out of the former Soviet Union....Show More Summary
FOR the first time in two decades the European Union is the biggest concern for voters, according to the July 2016 Economist/Ipsos MORI issues index. Ever since the referendum on EU membership was announced, Europe has been an increasingly important issue for Brits.
Environmentalists worry that an increase in oil trains could lead to an rise in oil train derailments, like the kind seen in early June when a Union Pacific train carrying Bakken crude derailed outside the Oregon town of Mosier, spilling 42,000 gallons of oil near the Columbia River. Show More Summary
BRITAIN'S decision to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves across the financial community. On June 24th, the day after the referendum, shares in Britain's FTSE 100 stock index fell by 3% and the pound hit a 31-year low against the dollar.
EVEN before Britain voted to leave the European Union, opportunistic populists across the continent were claiming that their countries could also break free of the shackles of Brussels. Talk of "Frexits" and "Malternatives" abounded...
MARKETS have suffered a rough few days. Following Britain’s stunning vote to leave the European Union, investors around the world revolted by dumping sterling and other assets tied to the British economy and piling into traditional safe-havens such as gold and the Japanese yen.