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  • Turner Broadcasting Ends a Tough Week of Write-Downs, Layoffs and Exec Uncertainty

    The big news from HBO at Time Warner's investor meeting Wednesday overshadowed another surprise announcement that Turner Broadcasting would take a $400 million write-down on programming expenditures. Turner execs didn't elaborate on the specific shows...
  • California loses 9,800 jobs in September but jobless rate falls to 7.3%

    California officials said employers in the state cut their payrolls by 9,800 jobs last month, a drop that baffled economists, who say the figure belies the underlying strength of the state's economy. Experts widely viewed the disappointing jobs...
  • Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer

    Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer
    Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer. The studio plans to release 10 films from its DC Entertainment imprint,...
  • Florida unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent

    Florida unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's unemployment rate for September fell to 6.1 percent, a drop of 0.2 percentage points from August and the lowest it has been since June 2008, state officials said Friday. Florida's drop mirrors the federal dip in...
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs

    Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs
    Warner Bros.' film and television studio, which had an uncharacteristically poor summer at the box office, will cut its annual overheard by $200 million, Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara said Wednesday at a Time Warner investors meeting in New York....
  • CNN Cancels 'Crossfire,' Other Shows in Wake of Turner Cuts

    CNN has quietly cancelled "Crossfire," "Unguarded With Rachel Nichols," "Sanjay Gupta, M.D." and "CNN Money" in the wake of cost-cutting by parent company Turner Broadcasting, according to people familiar with the situation. Turner announced last week...
  • Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees

    Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees
    The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...
  • Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017

    Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive directive on Tuesday requiring Los Angeles to reduce its fresh water use 20% by 2017 as a response to the prolonged drought. Garcetti also asked L.A. departments to dramatically cut the amount of water...
  • Time Warner investor day: Five things to watch

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is poised to explain why bigger wouldn't have been better. Three months after refusing to entertain Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for his company, Bewkes is expected to outline his vision for...
  • CME Group to cut 150 jobs

    CME Group to cut 150 jobs
    CME Group, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and New York Mercantile Exchange, said Tuesday it will eliminate about 150 jobs, about 5 percent of its global workforce, as weak trading volume cuts into profit.   The cuts will come from the technology,...