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  • San Bernardino County's smallest city faces big financial woes

    For four decades, the smallest city in San Bernardino County fought them. But the financial burdens that have troubled this city since its incorporation 44 years ago have finally caught up to it. Back in 1970, San Bernardino County staffers...
  • Swedish government cuts growth forecast, says to raise more taxes if re-elected

    HARPSUND Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-right government delivered a gloomy message to voters on Saturday ahead of next month's general election, cutting its growth forecast due to weakness in the global economy and saying it will further raise...
  • French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy....
  • Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

    Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1
    The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Glendale boys’ water polo defeats Los Altos, 13-11, Nov. 23, 2013 “It was a moment that hadn't occurred in nearly 25...
  • Italy's Renzi rules out corrective budget, pension cuts

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi denied on Thursday that his government planned to raise taxes, cut pensions or adopt corrective measures to rein in the budget deficit this year. There have been repeated media reports this summer that...
  • UK retail sales growth falls to eight-month low, public finances weak

    LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales grew in July at the slowest annual rate since November of last year, while the government failed to make much of an inroad into public borrowing, data showed on Thursday. The figures add to signs that Britain's...
  • Euro zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite

    BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated. The zero growth reported by statistics agency Eurostat on Thursday was cause for alarm throughout the 18-...
  • French lawmaker says 'unavoidable' to scrap deficit target : Les Echos

    PARIS (Reuters) - The head of France's ruling Socialist party told Les Echos newspaper on Wednesday that it was "unavoidable" that France would abandon an EU target to cut its public deficit to 3 percent of GDP next year. The government has promised to...
  • Indonesia central bank seen holding rate, second quarter current account gap likely doubled

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bank Indonesia is expected to announce this week that the country's current account deficit in April-June roughly doubled from the first quarter, but the central bank is not seen tightening policy any time soon. The second-quarter...
  • Thailand avoids recession in second quarter, but doubts on recovery pace remain

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand avoided recession in the second quarter, though doubts remain about how robustly it can recover after the army stepped in to end political unrest and seek to lift a stumbling economy. Southeast Asia's second largest economy...
  • French prime minister slaps down call for change of course

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday slapped down rebels of his ruling Socialist party, branding their calls to support the low paid instead of reducing tax for business irresponsible and saying a change of course was out of...