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Vin Scully has microphone retired at Dodger Stadium ceremony

Vin Scully has microphone retired at Dodger Stadium ceremony

May 24, 2017 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

For a franchise that has been so successful in Los Angeles, the Dodgers’ 10 retired numbers speak largely to a Brooklyn heritage. On the day the Dodgers were set to retire his microphone alongside those numbers — and perhaps for …

Asian lending bank assesses growing inequality at meeting

Asian lending bank assesses growing inequality at meeting

May 24, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

The ADB has dozens of member nations but has been led by Japan and the US since its founding in 1966. (Reuters)

The Asian Development Bank is holding its annual meeting in Japan, where bankers and leaders are assessing how …

HSBC, Shell drive FTSE gains, Next sinks as UK consumer squeezed

HSBC, Shell drive FTSE gains, Next sinks as UK consumer squeezed

May 24, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

The FTSE was up 0.4 percent by 0900 GMT, while Germany’s DAX hit a new record high and France’s CAC 40 scaled a fresh 9.5-year high.

Britain’s FTSE held pace with European shares on Thursday, rising on a tide of …

‘When knife victims arrive in school uniform, it brings it home to you’

‘When knife victims arrive in school uniform, it brings it home to you’

May 24, 2017 at 7:59 am 0 comments

The cut goes across your ribcage, slicing through the skin and muscles and sternum, then they prise open your chest like a clamshell. It’s a last-ditch move, reserved for victims of the most lethal shootings and stabbings. Revealing the heart …

A spot-on recipe for spot shrimp by Anthony’s head chef Pat Donahue

A spot-on recipe for spot shrimp by Anthony’s head chef Pat Donahue

May 24, 2017 at 5:00 am 0 comments

A delicious spot prawn with risotto recipe takes center stage for our Seafood Recipe of the Week as the spot shrimp fishing season begins on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Anthony’s Restaurants.

The Puget Sound and Hood Canal spot shrimp fishing …

How to: avenge yourself on the Republicans who voted to nuke your healthcare

How to: avenge yourself on the Republicans who voted to nuke your healthcare

May 24, 2017 at 2:03 am 0 comments

24+ of the Republican lawmakers who voted yesterday to take away healthcare from tens of millions of Americans, including survivors of rape and domestic abuse are in vulnerable districts, having won their seats with less than 50% of the vote.…

Was Steven Bannon’s whiteboard gaffe really what it seemed?

Was Steven Bannon’s whiteboard gaffe really what it seemed?

May 23, 2017 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

Most of us have done it – ticked something off the To Do list when you haven’t exactly completed it. And so Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s strategist, appears to have considered it a job done on hiring “5,000 more border …

Questions for US military after doubt cast on efficiency of Afghan bombing

Questions for US military after doubt cast on efficiency of Afghan bombing

May 23, 2017 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

After dropping its largest conventional bomb ever used in combat in Afghanistan on 13 April, the US military said the massive ordnance air blast, or Moab, was a “very clear message to Isis” that they would be “annihilated”.

Defence secretary …

Win a pair of tickets to At The Drive In at Shrine Expo Hall in LA

Win a pair of tickets to At The Drive In at Shrine Expo Hall in LA

May 23, 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

On May 13, At The Drive In, a band that has been around for over two decades will be making a stop in Los Angeles at the Shrine Expo Hall and Auditorium. The punk band announced their return after 15 …

Is $1 Million Enough to Retire?

Is $1 Million Enough to Retire?

May 23, 2017 at 5:56 am 0 comments

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Understanding how much you need for your retirement isn’t easy. It may feel like all you know is that it’s a big number. And with so many variables in play, it seems simpler to just pick a large sum …