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GOP Struggling to Find Votes for ObamaCare Repeal

March 22, 2017 |

With a vote due Thursday on the GOP’s replacement for ObamaCare, the conversative House Freedom Caucus is threatening to become the legislation’s death panel. The hardliners say revisions to the repeal-and-replace bill unveiled on Monday don’t go anywhere near far enough on the repeal side and are threatening to vote…

Saddam Hussain Is Struggling to Find a Job

March 20, 2017 |

Saddam Hussain’s name is making it difficult for him to get a job. “People are scared to hire me,” the 25-year-old Indian marine engineer tells the Hindustan Times . Hussain was, yes, named for that Saddam Hussein; the name was given to him by his grandfather. It turned out to be…

Brad Grey leaves struggling Paramount Pictures as search for new studio chief begins

February 23, 2017 |

Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey has finalized his exit from Viacom Inc. after 12 years managing the legendary movie studio that has struggled to produce box-office hits.

Grey’s departure, which was telegraphed last week and announced Wednesday, takes effect immediately. It comes as Viacom’s…

L.A. Times – Business

Disney to invest big money on a struggling Euro Disney

February 11, 2017 |

Hoping to turn around a struggling Euro Disney, the Walt Disney Co. announced plans Friday to buy out all other shareholders and invest $ 1.6 billion  in the Paris resort.

The financial bailout is the second in three years for the European theme park, which has reported weak financial results and…

L.A. Times – Business

Aid Finally Reaches Struggling Haitians

October 12, 2016 |

Food, water, and building supplies began to reach remote corners of Haiti on Wednesday as tens of thousands of people slowly rebuilt their lives after Hurricane Matthew hit as a devastating Category 4 storm last week. In the southern seaside community of Les Cayes, a UN truck delivered water to…

Private equity firm Golden Gate Capital acquires struggling mall shop PacSun

September 8, 2016 |

Beachy teen retailer Pacific Sunwear of California, better known as PacSun, was acquired by San Francisco private equity firm Golden Gate Capital.

Golden Gate Capital said Tuesday it is providing at least $ 20 million in capital to the troubled mall staple, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

L.A. Times – Business


Guatemala struggling with wide open borders

July 3, 2016 |

Lack of personnel and funding is preventing Guatemala from enforcing the law at its borders. CNN’s Rafael Romo reports. – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas