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SEC Is Steering More Trials to Judges It Appoints

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - October 21, 2014 - 6:41am
The Securities and Exchange Commission is increasingly steering cases to hearings in front of the agency’s appointed administrative judges, who found in its favor in every verdict for the 12 months through September, rather than taking them to federal court.

Ali Mazrui, Scholar of Africa Who Divided U.S. Audiences, Dies at 81

NY Times Books - October 20, 2014 - 8:44pm
Professor Mazrui, who had taught since 1989 at Binghamton University, set off national criticism with his 1986 television documentary, “The Africans: A Triple Heritage.”






Books of The Times: John Berryman Is Reconsidered in 4 New Books

NY Times Books - October 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
Several new books include works of, and details about, the poet John Berryman, who would have been 100 this year.






New film will tell Jesse Owens story

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 9:02am
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Watch Michael Sam give a powerful speech at the ESPYs

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:48am
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, gave a powerful speech at the ESPYs on Wednesday after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Tiger Woods shakes off rust with 3-under first round at British Open

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:32am
All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery.

U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 8:12am
Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday.

Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs to become more 'agile'

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:38am
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, a 14% workforce reduction aimed at ditching management layers and building a more agile technology powerhouse.

Justice Department expands probe to include missing IRS emails

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:24am
The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy.

21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:13am
After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton

Stocks edge lower in early trading; Mattel sinks

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:09am
Stocks are opening slightly lower following mixed news about the economy and the latest batch of corporate earnings.

Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 7:00am
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of state, but infrastructure, housing and...

Boston bombing: Jury deliberating in case against Tsarnaev friend

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 5:45am
A federal jury was to begin its first full day of deliberations Thursday in an obstruction of justice and conspiracy case against a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. 

Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 5:00am
Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland.

Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 17, 2014 - 4:00am
Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move.

Robbie Keane, Gyasi Zardes lead Galaxy past Revolution, 5-1

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 16, 2014 - 10:45pm
Before their team played New England on Wednesday night, the Galaxy's Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez were named to this year's Major League Soccer All-Star team.

Lakers reach deal with Ed Davis, former first-round draft pick

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 16, 2014 - 10:17pm
The Lakers agreed to terms with free-agent power forward Ed Davis on a two-year contract worth $2 million, adding some depth to a severely understaffed frontcourt.

College football rule changes focus on targeting, quarterback safety

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 16, 2014 - 9:57pm
Two rule changes to college football — on targeting and on quarterback safety — could have a big effect in the upcoming season.
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