Rahm warms to Rauner's pension bill — but not bankruptcy provision
“The governor is now in favor of things we have talked about for decades about equity on teachers' pensions so students and teachers in Downstate and suburbs are not treated better than teachers and students here in Chicago. Chicago Teachers Union ...
July 10, 2015
POLITICO Playbook: 'A WEEK OF MAJOR AND VERY PERSONAL VICTORIES' for POTUS
The clock in the Oval Office stopped working at about the same time. HILLARY on LinkedIn, "It's time for full marriage equality": "Any day now, the Supreme Court will decide whether or not to recognize marriages across the country. . It attacks ...
June 26, 2015
E-Mini S&P 500: Fed plans even more ambiguous?
The majority of analysts may still believe that the possible September hike is still on the table. Traders try to analyze the dot plot to project when the Fed may introduce a rate hike, yet it still may be difficult to estimate the Fed's time clock ...
July 8, 2015
Julian Assange on Google, surveillance and predatory capitalism
“Three years ago, Google finally joined the ranks of top-spending Washington lobbyists,” Assange tells me. “It's a list usually stalked by such giants as the US Chamber of Commerce, military contractors, and the petro-carbon leviathans. Google is now ...
July 6, 2015
The man who's reinventing Walmart
Gesturing across the desk, McMillon said, “I can't really go over there. I'm expecting you The three previous chief executives who came after Walton—David Glass, Lee Scott, and Duke—were executive all-stars in their own right, growing Walmart ...
City income tax should be on the table, mayoral ally says
However, Mayor Emanuel appreciates the alderman's suggestion, and he welcomes all ideas from City Council because the problem we face is a big one,” Kelley Quinn, the mayor's communications director, wrote in an email to the ....
June 10, 2015
J.K. Rowling Takes On Homophobic Trolls
“I find the language of 'skivers versus strivers' particularly offensive when it comes to single parents, who are already working around the clock to care for their children,” she wrote. “Such rhetoric drains confidence and self-esteem from those who ...
May 27, 2015
Behind the scenes with Boeheim's Army: 3 towels, a missing jersey and Thai Sweet Chili bars
forcing Boeheim's Army out of its 2-3 zone. During the pre-game chalk talk, the team urged center Keita to come out from the rim to guard against penetration. The wings, they promised, would do a better job rotating back to cover for him. But powered by ...
July 21, 2015
Norwegian Star Cruise Review by parmen123: NCL-Star Baltics came in Average
So I proceeded to deck 7 at the information desk. The first person I spoke to ... Asked at central station for help and they advised me to purchase 2 zone ticket for Bus 26, then change to 27. It worked like clock work. On Warnemunde we reserved a car ...
July 14, 2015
Movie Listings for July 10-16
(Scott) ‘Spy’ (R, 1:59) Melissa McCarthy plays Susan Cooper, a C.I.A. desk-jockey turned international ... to be both behind and ahead of its time. (Screenings continue Aug. 13 through 19 and Sept. 1 through 3.) At various times, 32 Second Avenue ...
July 9, 2015
Greece mulls next move as clock ticks on debt talks
But Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs meetings of his euro zone peers ... a political understanding can be reached in time for a full deal to be agreed by the end of the month. Greece needs money to avoid defaulting on a 1.6 billion ...
June 20, 2015
Atomic clock gets even more accurate
To make the clock more accurate (meaning that it represents the actual time that it takes a strontium atom to “tick”) and stable (meaning that its ticks are all alike), the researchers have worked to reduce the influence of heat from the clock’s ...
April 30, 2015
Melchior: A Mechanical Robot Clock In Honor Of MB&F's Anniversary
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March 18, 2015
Rotate This Travelers' Clock To Switch Time Zones Effortlessly
The cylindrical World Clock can ingeniously show what time it is in all 24 different time zones by simply rotating its cylindrical frame, and keeps ticking while you're zone hopping so there's never a pesky gap (you wouldn't want to cause a rip in the ...
March 3, 2015