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‘American Idol’ Struggling to Find Judges Before Show Starts Filming

August 16, 2017 |

The “American Idol” reboot seems to be in crisis — honchos still haven’t locked down a second, third and possibly fourth judge, with only 6 weeks until cameras roll. TMZ broke the story … producers first set their sights on Katy Perry, who will…

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Struggling L.A. County cities are hoping to cash in on California’s relaxed marijuana laws — and facing push back

August 13, 2017 |

As California braces for the impact of relaxed marijuana laws that allow recreational use for adults, several small, financially strapped cities in southeast Los Angeles County and elsewhere are at the forefront of efforts to seize business opportunities — despite pushback from some residents.


L.A. Times – Business

Google employee’s memo triggers another crisis for a tech industry struggling to diversify

August 8, 2017 |

When Google realized in 2013 it had a diversity problem, it followed the corporate playbook by introducing workshops to train employees about hidden biases.

But four years later — and after sending three-quarters of its 70,000 employees through sensitivity training — the Mountain View tech giant…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Struggling to eat in Venezuela

June 16, 2017 |

With skyrocketing inflation rates, Venezuelans struggle to fill their bellies.
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With some borrowers struggling with a new kind of home-improvement loan, reforms are on the table

June 4, 2017 |

Business has been good for contractors whose home-improvement jobs are financed by a new program known as PACE.

Lenders eager to fund the energy-efficiency projects that the financing pays for offer contractors online tools to manage their business and sign up customers.

For example, type in an…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Struggling to eat in Venezuela

May 18, 2017 |

With skyrocketing inflation rates, Venezuelans struggle to fill their bellies.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Nuclear energy was once considered a fundamental part of America’s energy future, but the industry is struggling

April 17, 2017 |

There was a time when nuclear power was considered to be the bulwark of America’s energy future.

Now the titan appears to be teetering.

Westinghouse Electric Co. — long considered the leader in nuclear power development — filed for bankruptcy protection in late March. The move puts in jeopardy…


L.A. Times – Business

GOP Struggling to Dodge Gorsuch Filibuster

March 28, 2017 |

Neil Gorsuch is on course to become the first Supreme Court nominee to be successfully filibustered since the 1960s—and potentially the last to be filibustered in American history. The Republicans appear increasingly unlikely to get the eight Democrats’ votes they need in the Senate to reach 60 and break…
Newser

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…
Newser

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…
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