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Spain’s New Leader Names Pro-Europe, Mostly Female Cabinet

June 7, 2018 |

Spain’s prime minister unveiled a cabinet of pro-Europe and mostly female ministers, undercutting comparisons of his country to the antiestablishment turmoil roiling Italy and aiming to modernize the executive branch.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Fox News Names Its First Female CEO

May 17, 2018 |

Suzanne Scott just made history at 21st Century Fox, where she has been named CEO of Fox News and FOX Business Network, reports CNN . She is the first-ever female CEO at Fox News Channel and the only female CEO at a major news channel currently. She was formerly president of…
Newser

Judge: Murder defendant gave jurors’ names in jailhouse call

May 16, 2018 |

A Florida judge delivered what he called a “bombshell” after a jury convicted a man of murder.
FOX News

Top 6 Names for Baby Girls in 2017 All End in ‘A’

May 11, 2018 |

Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl’s name, according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday, the AP reports. Liam pushed last…
Newser

Roy Moore Names 4 Women in Defamation Suit

May 1, 2018 |

Failed Alabama US Senate candidate Roy Moore revealed in his first public appearance since losing a special election to Doug Jones in December that he’s filed a civil complaint against two dozen people who he says targeted his reputation as part of a political conspiracy. The former judge filed the…
Newser

California Inc.: Mnuchin, Ross among big names at Milken event in Beverly Hills

April 30, 2018 |

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Trading resumes Monday after Friday’s news that the nation’s economic growth slowed over…


L.A. Times – Business

China Names Ex-Anticorruption Chief as Vice President

March 19, 2018 |

President Xi Jinping installed a trusted ally as deputy head of state, keeping an experienced troubleshooter by his side to help handle Beijing’s rocky ties with Washington.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Trump names Larry Kudlow top White House economic advisor

March 14, 2018 |

A little more than a week after President Trump’s chief economic advisor, Gary Cohn, quit in response to Trump’s sweeping tariffs on imported metals, the White House announced a replacement who is similarly a staunch free-trader with experience on Wall Street and known for his hard-charging style.


L.A. Times – Business

More Big Names Adopt Inclusion Rider

March 14, 2018 |

Prominent producers and celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Paul Feig are jumping on the inclusion rider bandwagon following Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar acceptance speech, the AP reports. Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni said late Monday on Twitter that Damon and Affleck’s production company Pearl Street Films would be adopting…
Newser

In Utah, a Strange Battle Over 2 Road Names

March 7, 2018 |

A strange political battle is playing out in Utah over the otherwise humdrum job of naming state roads. The short version is this: Republicans are pushing for “Donald J. Trump Utah National Parks Highway.” Democrats threaten to counter with “Stormy Daniels Rampway.” As the Washington Post explains, GOP state Rep….
Newser