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  • SC Water District has new leader

    SC Water District has new leader
    The South Coast Water District has a new general manager, the agency announced in a news release. Andrew Brunhart started Dec. 2 and replaces Betty Burnett, the district's legal counsel who had been general manager for eight months. The district board...
  • Iran angered by fresh wave of U.S. blacklisting

    Iran angered by fresh wave of U.S. blacklisting
    WASHINGTON -- Iran complained Friday that U.S. blacklisting of Iranian firms and individuals this week violated the new international deal over its nuclear program, and suggested that it had halted talks in Vienna because of its unhappiness. In a...
  • Advocates of new Iran sanctions fail to advance key legislation

    WASHINGTON – Despite intense lobbying, advocates of imposing new sanctions on Iran failed to advance key legislation in Congress this week, a sign that the Obama administration may have more support for its pleas of  restraint than it appears....
  • Cuba lifts ban on athletes playing for professional teams

    Cuba lifts ban on athletes playing for professional teams
    Cuba's government has lifted its ban on professional sports, allowing athletes to sign contracts and compete for pay outside the island. The change will make it easier for Cubans to compete professionally in Europe and Asia, but it does not...
  • S&P: Budget, debt fights unlikely to send U.S. credit rating down

    S&P: Budget, debt fights unlikely to send U.S. credit rating down
    WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's said Monday that the current impasse over funding the federal government and raising the debt limit probably would not lead to another downgrade of the U.S. credit rating -- as long as the stalemate didn't last long....
  • Majority of Americans want debt limit raised, poll finds

    WASHINGTON -- A majority of Americans want Congress to raise the nation's $16.7-trillion debt limit and would blame Republicans if it isn't, according to a poll released Wednesday. About 56% of respondents said it would be bad for the country if the...
  • Private sector added disappointing 166,000 new jobs in September

    Private sector added disappointing 166,000 new jobs in September
    WASHINGTON -- The private sector added a disappointing 166,000 net new jobs last month and significantly revised down its estimate for August in a sign that labor market growth weakened through the summer, payroll processing firm ADP said Wednesday. The...
  • Wall Street CEOs meet with Obama, warn of harm from debt-limit battle

    Wall Street CEOs meet with Obama, warn of harm from debt-limit battle
    WASHINGTON -- Top Wall Street chief executives met with President Obama on Wednesday and warned of severe economic consequences if the standoff over the federal budget and debt limit is not ended soon.  Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said...
  • Obama to make public plea in Maryland

    Obama to make public plea in Maryland
    President Barack Obama will make his case for reopening the federal government at a construction firm in Maryland on Thursday as a political solution to end the 2-day-old shutdown remains elusive. Obama will visit the Rockville office of Baltimore-based...
  • Don't wait on the debt limit

    Don't wait on the debt limit
    Much is in flux in Washington this week. But two important realities have remained constant, whether certain elements in the GOP accept them or not: We must not default on the federal debt, and we shouldn't wait until we're on the brink of default to...
  • The real story behind all those Obamacare waivers

    The real story behind all those Obamacare waivers
    Readers have been asking why The Times' editorial board has been so critical of House Republicans for trying to defund or delay key provisions of the 2010 healthcare law without faulting President Obama for supposedly granting Congress and hundreds of big...