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  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

    Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. and billionaire investor Warren Buffett faced sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons Inc. to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates. Burger King said...
  • Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

    Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women
    When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror. "I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...
  • Most parents worry that college costs will hurt retirement savings: study

    Most parents worry that college costs will hurt retirement savings: study
    Nearly two-thirds of parents with children ages 15 to 17 worry that college costs will jeopardize their ability to save for retirement, a new study shows. The study, commissioned by Rhode Island-based retail bank Citizens Financial Group, also found...
  • Austrian finance minister quits in tax reform row

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger unexpectedly quit all his political posts on Tuesday, citing lack of support from his conservative People's Party (OVP) in a row over tax reform. His abrupt step...
  • Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal

    Burger King's $11.4-billion deal for Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. — with a new headquarters in Canada — sparked calls for a boycott and criticism of billionaire Warren Buffett, who is helping to finance the merger. The...
  • China fund defaults expose foreign partners to shadow banking risk

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Foreign joint venture partners of Chinese mutual fund companies fear they will have to bail out investors in one of the shadiest patches of China's shadow banking system, following two defaults by lightly regulated...
  • Pictet breaks with 209-year history to publish results

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss private bank Pictet opened its books to public scrutiny for the first time on Tuesday, after being dragged into the spotlight by a change in its 209-year-old structure and a U.S. tax investigation. The first public accounts of...
  • How Sarajevo Fest's Punk Rock Ethos Is Shaking Up the Film Biz in South-East Europe

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The Sarajevo Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the film industry in Bosnia-Herzegovina after it was decimated during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. The festival has gone on to...
  • Charlotte: Spend $33.5 million on arena upgrades for Hornets

    The city of Charlotte is prepared to spend $27.5 million in capital improvements for Time Warner Cable Arena, as well as 10 years worth of annual payments of $600,000 for ongoing maintenance. The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...