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  • L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon

    L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon
    Los Angeles Unified students could take school-issued iPads home as soon as next month under a new plan that officials say has dealt with security concerns. The issue of when — or if — to allow the devices to be taken home has been much...
  • Oman likely to start cutting subsidies next year -minister

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - Oman's government is likely to start cutting some state subsidies next year as the decline in global oil prices pressures its finances, Minister for Financial Affairs Darwish al-Balushi said on Saturday. The country's original budget...
  • India's finance minister favors interest rate cut: paper

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the central bank has signal it will not ease policy until it is confident...
  • Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed on Saturday. Syriza, ahead by 8.5...
  • State schools chief race may reverberate beyond California

    The race to be California's schools chief is typically sleepy: Incumbents have little power but usually waltz to reelection. This year's contest, however, is one of the tightest and costliest on the statewide ballot, the reflection of an emerging...
  • L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business

    L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business
    The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million. Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...
  • Gulf states need to reform spending as oil price slips: Kuwait

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - Gulf Arab oil exporters will have to reform their state spending and make cuts in some areas because of weak oil prices, Kuwaiti Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said on Saturday. "We must undertake comprehensive economic reforms...
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

      Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think...
  • Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars … all because they are struggling under the weight of...
  • Pennsylvania picks private company to rebuild, maintain hundreds of bad bridges

    NEW YORK — Pennsylvania, with more bad bridges than any other U.S. state, said Friday it has selected Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners' $899 million proposal to replace 558 structurally deficient bridges. Pennsylvania's project is one of the first...
  • Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings

    Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings LinkedIn released its University Rankings this month, listing its top schools based on how successful its recent graduates have been at landing desirable jobs. Using LinkedIn profiles, the company compared the...