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  • Yemen government curbs travel, recruitment in austerity drive

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's president has ordered a raft of austerity steps, including a review of state-owned companies' viability and curbs on foreign travel by government officials, to ease pressure on the impoverished state's crumbling public finances....
  • States hit the brakes on road projects as federal fund goes broke

    WASHINGTON Instead of shifting into high gear during what is normally the peak of construction season, state transportation departments around the country are easing off the gas pedal as the federal Highway Trust Fund barrels toward insolvency sometime...
  • Developers turn to crowdfunding to seed real estate deals

    MIAMI You can support entrepreneurs' apps, gadgets, clothing creations, restaurants you name it through the exploding phenomenon of "crowdfunding." But what can you show for your investment? A drawer full of T-shirts, tote bags and other tokens of...
  • Dodd-Frank delay: America is vulnerable to a lack of financial rules

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Wednesday, July 9: Six years since the financial industry had to be resuscitated by the federal government, the American economy still remains at risk from another catastrophic episode...
  • Bank of England keeps rates low, policymakers' views seen splitting soon

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England held interest rates at record lows on Thursday but the pace of Britain's recovery looks likely to divide its policymakers soon over when to start weaning the economy off its support. The Bank's Monetary Policy...
  • Kerry faces uphill battle to defuse Afghan election standoff

    KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive to a sceptical audience in Afghanistan this week to try to resolve a deepening crisis over a disputed presidential election which has stirred ethnic tensions in the fragile country....
  • McAuliffe, concerned about IT contracts, calls for review

    Longstanding rumblings that Gov. Terry McAuliffe is displeased with state contracting practices came out into the open today when he called for a sweeping review of state contracts for information technology and service contracts.  "Virginia taxpayers...
  • Woodville Park project on hold

    GLOUCESTER — Water, sewer and restrooms will not be extended to Woodville Park any time soon. The Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted last week not to pursue a grant through the Land and Water Conservation Fund that would have provided $500,000...
  • Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    In 1929, when rivals killed seven members of Bugs Moran's gang, the world was shocked. Chicago's image as a corrupt, violent city was emblazoned in memory around the world. More than eight decades later, if you stroll around Europe and tell people you...
  • Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline

     Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline
    American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold. The Los Angeles retailer has signed a deal that will bring in up to $25 million in cash from New...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...