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  • U.N. condemns attack on civilians at South Sudan peacekeepers base

    U.N. condemns attack on civilians at South Sudan peacekeepers base
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — At least 12 people were killed when an armed mob overran a United Nations peacekeeping camp in Bor, South Sudan, in an attack targeting ethnic Nuer. South Sudan was torn by ethnic violence when the country's ruling...
  • GOP Offers Alternative Budget That Rejects Rebates

    With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, Republicans offered an alternative budget Thursday that rejects Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $55 tax rebates and eliminates keno gambling. The Republican plan would save the state more than $120...
  • Partner, two traders leave energy hedge fund Sasco: sources

    (Reuters) - The chief investment officer and two natural gas traders at Sasco Energy Partners have left the Connecticut-based energy fund, sources said on Thursday, the latest departures from a firm that has struggled to make a profit. Joe Howley, who...
  • Wall Street banks make legal case for physical commodities trade

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street banks have mounted a massive legal defense of their physical commodities activities, in a last-ditch effort to convince regulators that chartering oil tankers and owning power plants pose no risk to the financial system....
  • Japan's new growth strategy to include GPIF role: Finmin Aso

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the government will include a role of the country's $1.26-trillion public pension fund in its growth strategy to be unveiled in June. A senior official said last week that the...
  • NASA Langley part of new space tech research

    NASA Langley part of new space tech research
    The technologies needed to get humans deeper into space and safely on another planet are continuing apace, and will take financial commitments for years to come, a NASA official says. But NASA's partnerships with industry and academia to develop and...
  • Fitness clubs' former employees and members still in the dark

    More than a week after Lehigh Valley Racquet and Fitness Clubs' sudden closure, former employees and members are still seeking resolution. Employees are owed paychecks, and members are wondering if they'll be reimbursed membership dues. "I'm concerned...
  • John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser

    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85. Claerhout underwent...
  • Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war

    Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war
    The "culture wars" have been a feature of American politics for almost a century, but recently a number of commentators have declared their end. Conservatives have lost, swept aside by a wave of enthusiasm for marriage equality and sexualized mass...
  • Another Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Disney's Maker Studios Acquisition

    Maker Studios is the target of a lawsuit by a disgruntled ex-employee who is seeking to block the Walt Disney Co.'s $500 million-plus deal to acquire the YouTube multichannel network. In the suit, Andy Faberlle, who identifies himself as a Maker...
  • Isle of Wight residents split on proposed budget

    ISLE OF WIGHT — More than a dozen Isle of Wight residents spoke about the proposed budget at a Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday night, with some offering support for the proposal and many pleading with the supervisors not to defund programs....