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A coalition of African American ministers is protesting foreclosures on their churches — by Broadway Federal Bank , a savings bank established in the 1940s to serve Los Angeles’ then-segregated black community.
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe’s sovereign debt crisis will last at least five more years.
Wills Wing, founded in the early 1970s when the sport was just taking off, is the world’s biggest manufacturer of hang gliders. Its executives emphasize quality.
Once a week, Steven Pearson and Michael Meier strap on helmets, jump off a mountain and try to fly like birds.
The financial industry’s support for the Republican nominee marks a sharp reversal from four years ago, when the industry supported Barack Obama over John McCain.
NEW YORK — Looking back, the end of Wall Street’s love affair with President Obama came at a meeting in the Oval Office.
The actress pays $ 2.195 million for a 3,361-square-foot house in gated Laughlin Park with downtown L.A. and ocean views.
Actress Kristen Stewart’s new view home is not far from “Twilight” costar and on-again boyfriend Robert Pattinson’s place in Los Feliz.
David Nevins, the president of entertainment at Showtime, learned how to sell by hawking products for Time-Life Books and got his own Hollywood break.
The gig: David Nevins, 46, is president of entertainment for cable network Showtime, home to some of the hottest shows on television including “Homeland,” the spy thriller that won Emmy Awards for best drama, actor and actress. The executive also oversees such series as the critically acclaimed comedy “Episodes” starring Matt LeBlanc and “House of Lies,” a dark spoof of corporate consultants.
But the Dow is down only 14 points for the week, easing concern that lingering damage from Sandy would weigh on share prices or the economy.
Wall Street may have been walloped by super storm Sandy, but the stock market wasn’t.
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America overstated the fuel economy on nearly a million late model vehicles and will issue owners special debit cards to reimburse the extra money they are paying for fuel.