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  • OBITUARY-Nothing taboo for Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs

    By Bill Trott Sept 4 (Reuters) - Joan Rivers, who became a comedic star with an act that was a mélange of insult, insecurity, over-the-top cattiness and a nothing-is-sacred philosophy, died on Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers said....
  • Warner Bros. Offers Buyouts to Employees, Layoffs Possible

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. is offering buyouts to an unspecified number of employees across all divisions in an effort to cut costs. The studio's new corporate communications chief Dee Dee Myers, whose first day on the job was Tuesday,...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News...
  • Cost-cuts put gold miners between rock and a hard place

    (Reuters) - Deep cost cuts have helped to restore profits at gold miners pummeled by a one-third slide in bullion prices in the past three years, but the fix may only be short term and could be setting the industry up for even more long-term pain. The...
  • Father-Son Team Guide JAK's Flooring Through Recession To Emerge Stronger, Smarter

    Father-Son Team Guide JAK's Flooring Through Recession To Emerge Stronger, Smarter
    HARTFORD — When Jeff King was laid off from a construction purchasing job in 2007 two years after he graduated college, it was just the beginning of a major recession for the construction industry. His father, Allan, who was running both a hardware...
  • Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times

    Paychecks have been disappointing investors for years, but that's not all that's been putting pressure on household spending. While companies have been stingy with raises since the 2008 recession, they've also been whittling away at benefits for the...
  • Donahue may bring tough love to Puerto Rico power agency

    NEW YORK/WILMINGTON DELAWARE (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's indebted power authority better get used to some tough love from its new chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, who has earned a reputation for decisiveness, hard work and a cold-blooded...
  • Rosneft struggles to grow as sanctions hit Russia's oil champion

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin's prized oil firm Rosneft is cutting staff and production and selling stakes in Siberian fields in the strongest evidence to date that Western sanctions are hurting what was the world's fastest growing oil firm in...
  • State employers to lay off more than 2,000 employees in coming months

    State employers to lay off more than 2,000 employees in coming months
    Illinois employers warned they will lay off more than 2,000 employees in the coming months, according to notices filed with state regulators. Twinkie maker Hostess said it will lay off 418 people from its plant in Schiller Park, which it is closing....
  • State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan

    State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The plan to save Malaysia Airlines (MAS) could succeed where past endeavours have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring told Reuters. The...
  • More Angelenos are becoming street vendors amid weak economy

    More Angelenos are becoming street vendors amid weak economy
    Sitting at her street vending booth with products arrayed neatly on a sequined purple tablecloth, Jackie Lloyd reflects nostalgically on the days when she had a steady salary and regular hours. That was four years ago, before the 39-year-old was laid...