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Group Accidentally Rediscovers Section of Berlin Wall

August 15, 2018 |

During a walk-and-talk event with his constituents in June, a German politician accomplished a lot more than chatting with local voters: He discovered a forgotten, 66-foot-long section of the Berlin Wall. Ephraim Gothe, district councilor in Berlin-Mitte, stumbled upon the section of the wall, covered in graffiti and hidden behind…
Newser

Stocks open lower on Wall Street

August 2, 2018 |

World stock indexes were falling Thursday after the Trump administration said it would consider an even higher tariff rate of 25% on $ 200-billion in imports from China, raising the stakes in the trade war between the two largest economies. In the U.S., most stock sectors were lower, with energy…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Wall Street Journal: Trump associate tried to get information on Clinton from Assange

July 29, 2018 |

Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump’s, tried to get information related to Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through a mutual acquaintance during the 2016 presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing emails it reviewed.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

‘Wall of Flames’ Hits Northern Calif. City

July 27, 2018 |

An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes, and forcing thousands to flee. Scott McLean, a CalFire spokesman for the crews battling the blaze, says flames…
Newser

A Mixed Finish for Stocks on Wall Street

July 23, 2018 |

Stocks are ending little changed on Wall Street as gains for banks are offset by losses in industrial companies and other sectors, the AP reports. Banks rose Monday as bond yields moved sharply higher. JPMorgan Chase added 1.9%. Industrial companies were broadly lower. Illinois Tool Works slumped 7.2%…
Newser

TMZ

Wizards Star John Wall Still Sucks At Baseball

July 16, 2018 |

NBA star John Wall is one of the most incredible, talented athletes on planet Earth — but, when it comes to baseball, he stinks.  Remember … the Washington Wizards star threw arguably the worst first pitch in MLB history about seven years…

TMZ.com

TMZ

Saquon Barkley Says His Naked Pics Are Going Up On His Wall

June 29, 2018 |

Saquon Barkley is gonna put his big, round, sweaty, naked … THIGHS … on his wall – ’cause the NY Giants star tells TMZ Sports he’s framing his ESPN Body Issue pics!! And … can ya blame him?? Saquon Barkley’s Body Issue photo…

TMZ.com

Rubens Masterpiece Found Hanging on Johannesburg Wall

June 25, 2018 |

A painting by one of Europe’s old masters has been found hanging in a Johannesburg, South Africa, home. Peter Paul Rubens’ “Portrait of a Gentleman” was owned by a German-Jewish doctor, who secreted it out of Nazi Germany when he fled in the 1930s. Patients hid his art for him,…
Newser

Wall Street Firms Face a New $15 Billion Hurdle in China

June 14, 2018 |

China’s promise to liberalize access to its securities markets comes with a new hurdle for Wall Street firms, leaving them uncertain about meeting hefty asset requirements to do business in the world’s second-largest economy.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Stocks open slightly higher on Wall Street

June 11, 2018 |

Stocks opened barely higher Monday on some corporate-deal news. There was little immediate response to the turbulent end of the Group of 7 meeting.

Physician services provider Envision Healthcare rose 2.6% after KKR agreed to buy it for about $ 10 billion.

Building materials supplier USG rose 3.8%…


L.A. Times – Business