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Green Left Weekly
US judge backs Chevron bid to avoid toxic waste compensation in Ecuador
A New York judge has overruled the US$9.5 billion in compensation for toxic waste dumping that Chevron had been ordered to pay to Ecuadorian villagers.
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13 hrs ago
R.I.P. Comedian David Brenner, Johnny Carson's Favorite on 'Tonight Show'
Comedian David Brenner died at 78. A favorite of Tonight Show host, Johnny Carson, Brenner made over 150 appearances as a guest and substitute host on the NBC latenight show, starting in the '70s.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
U.S. rests its case against bin Laden son-in-law
Prosecutors in New York on Friday rested their case in the trial of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who is accused of conspiring to kill Americans when he acted as a spokesman for al Qaeda after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
‘Particle Fever’: Scientific endeavor is no small matter
The documentary "Particle Fever" tells the story of the search for the Higgs boson.
Courthouse News Service
Top Lawyer to Ecuador's PresidentIndignant at Barbs by NY Judge
Remarkably unguarded at Ecuador's presidential palace, the top legal adviser to President Rafael Correa gave a point-by-point refutation of the New York decision blocking enforcement of his country's $9.5 billion litigation with Chevron.
Kansas City Jewish Chronicle
Jewish Federation mobilizing to help in Ukraine
The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, alongside Jewish Federations of North America , is mobilizing to help the estimated 350,000 Jewish residents of Ukraine through the Ukraine Assistance... JERUSALEM - Purim has its share of food customs as it is observed by most of the Jewish communities around the world, however, some ask, why the poppy ... (more)
The Motley Fool
Buffett Makes a Rare -- but Intelligent -- Exit
U.S. stocks ended the day roughly unchanged on Tuesday, with the benchmark S&P 500 index up 0.03%, while the narrower Dow Jones Industrial Average .
Wed Mar 12, 2014
President Obama to push for more overtime pay, White House official says
Bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job.
Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert weighs in on Home Rule for DISD
Tom Leppert, former Dallas mayor and former U.S. Senate hopeful and future CEO at Kaplan Inc., said he likes the idea of home rule for DISD, but the matter needs more study.
Kaplan, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances ...
Report Description: MarketLines' Kaplan, Inc. Mergers & Acquisitions , Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions , divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Kaplan, Inc. since January 2007.
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Maestros will talk Mozart
Gary Cannon, artistic director of the Vashon Islandhorale and Cascadian Chorale, will explore questions about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with his mentor and former teacher, Abraham Kaplan, in the Arts & Humanities lecture "What's So Great About Mozart?" this weekend.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Andrew S. Rosen Named Executive Vice President, Graham Holdings;...
Graham Holdings Company today announced that Andrew S. Rosen has been named executive vice president of the Company.
National Review Online
The Editors: Finally, Justice for Chevron
As is common in such cases, Texaco performed some $40 million worth of environmental "remediation" when the job was done; the government of Ecuador certified that everything had been done to its satisfaction and released Texaco from future liability.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Making Books Sing to Stage Dear Albert Einstein, 5/3-18
DEAR ALBERT EINSTEIN, with Music by Russ Kaplan, Lyrics by Sara Wordsworth and Book by Russ Kaplan & Sara Wordsworth, will be directed by Josh Penzell and runs May 3 - 18, 2014.
A 'collaborating doctor' explains why nurse practitioners shouldn't need one
I am a "collaborating physician," and I support the effort to remove the requirement for a collaborative agreement for nurse practitioners to practice in New York.
New York Attorney Malpractice Blog
The Case is Settled...Now Comes the Bigger Fight
Piro sued Russo, Karl, Widmaier & Cordano PLLC for legal malpractice. Piro used attorney Rodriguez for that case.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Steve Israel: Casino longtime dream for Catskills children
How could a casino mean so much to someone in Sullivan County, he kisses Gov. Andrew Cuomo's hand for trying to bring one there? That's what Monticello's Darryl Kaplan did when Cuomo visited Sullivan after the passage of the law that could finally land the county a casino - or two.
Courthouse News Service
Ecuadoran President Correa Blasts NY Fed Judge's Ruling for Chevron
After singing a local folk tune, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Saturday answered a New York judge's decision blocking a $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron with a three-hour speech that decried "lies," "bias" and "imperialism."
Roseville lawyer appointed to Minnesota Court of Appeals
A lawyer from Roseville has been appointed as a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Gov. Mark Dayton.
WNYC-AM New York
In Bryant Park, a Temple Made of Art and Tar
Analogia" was created by New York-based artist Ben Tritt . It is installed in Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan until March 18th.