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Fed nominees slam Wells Fargo for consumer abuses and indicate bank’s growth cap will be tough to lift

May 16, 2018 |

Two Federal Reserve nominees on Tuesday slammed Wells Fargo & Co., for its consumer abuses and indicated that they would have to see significant improvements before voting to lift a cap on the San Francisco bank’s growth.

“Just based upon the news accounts, which of course is all I have to go on,…

L.A. Times – Business


Kanye West Releases New Track ‘Lift Yourself’

April 28, 2018 |

Kanye West’s new track is out, and the lyrics include lines like “poopity scoop,” “scoobity doop” and more “scoopity woops.” Kanye tweeted a link to his site Friday, which shows the song is labeled “Lift Yourself Master.” Like a lot of things the…

10-year Treasury bond yield hits 3% milestone, and earnings reports lift stocks

April 24, 2018 |

U.S. stocks are higher Tuesday morning as investors applaud strong first-quarter results from companies including machinery maker Caterpillar, appliance maker Whirlpool and Fifth Third Bancorp. Smaller companies made big gains, an optimistic sign for the U.S. economy. Bond yields continue to rise…

L.A. Times – Business

Didi Ties Up With SoftBank to Give a Lift to Japanese Taxi Companies

February 10, 2018 |

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is teaming up with SoftBank Group Corp. to help Japan’s taxi industry deploy cars more efficiently, in a move likely to stymie the ambitions of Uber in the country. What’s News Asia

NJ Prisons Lift Ban on Incarceration Book

January 9, 2018 |

New Jersey corrections officials, challenged by a civil rights group, announced Monday that a best-selling book on mass incarceration and racial discrimination that had been banned at two state prisons would now be available to inmates at all state correctional facilities. The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union…

Injuries as Ski Lift Malfunctions on Resort’s Opening Day

December 17, 2017 |

A ski lift malfunction on opening day at a Pennsylvania ski resort stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries, the AP reports. Around 10am Saturday, a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backward into another chair, officials with Tussey Mountain ski…

California’s ski season starts with good snowfall and higher lift prices

November 23, 2017 |

The snow is falling but lift ticket prices are rising at many California ski resorts.

November storms have already dumped heaps of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains, including around Lake Tahoe, allowing a few resorts to open.

But enjoying that snow will cost winter sports enthusiasts more.


L.A. Times – Business

The Latest: Officials hope to lift evacuation order soon

September 28, 2017 |

The Latest on Maria (all times local): 4:50 a.m.
FOX News

The Railroad Gate Was Down. She Got Out of a Car to Lift It

September 25, 2017 |

A 63-year-old woman who lifted a railroad crossing safety gate as warning lights were flashing was struck and killed by an Amtrak train. Police in Charlotte, NC, say the woman got out of an SUV on Friday night that was stopped at the gate, which was lowered with red lights…

Trump to Lift Limits on Military Gear for Cops

August 28, 2017 |

The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies under a program that had been sharply curtailed amid an outcry over police use of armored vehicles and other war-fighting gear to confront protesters. Documents obtained by the AP indicate President Trump…