EYVoice: More Jobs, More Revenue, More Entrepreneurs To Celebrate in 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014 20:47
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.EY refers…
Calif. bill would pay for lawyers for unaccompanied minor immigrants
Thursday, 21 August 2014 20:45
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California would spend $3 million on lawyers for unaccompanied minors arriving in California from Central America under a proposal announced Thursday by top California Democrats. Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, along with Attorney General Kamala Harris and the leaders of both houses of the legislature, said they planned to submit legislation authorizing the expenditure to help children who have been streaming over borders in Southwest states since last fall.
Chuck Hagel: ISIS "beyond anything we've seen"
Thursday, 21 August 2014 20:44
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the administration's disclosure of a failed attempt to rescue journalist James Foley, who was executed by militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in a video posted Tuesday, along with other Americans held captive by the radical group. "Earlier this summer, the United States attempted the rescue of a number of American hostages held in Syria, including Jim Foley," Hagel said during a briefing at…
Former Vatican City governor Szoka dies at age 86
Thursday, 21 August 2014 20:39
DETROIT (AP) — Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86. Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan, the Archdiocese of Detroit said in a statement Thursday. "We mourn the loss of a dedicated shepherd," said Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron, who served as a priest under Szoka…
Baseball - Angels lose star pitcher for play-off drive
Thursday, 21 August 2014 20:39
- Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will miss the remainder of the Major League Baseball season with torn left knee patellar tendon, the team announced on Thursday. The 26-year-old American right-hander suffered the injury in the bottom of the second innings of an 8-3 victory at Boston, and surgery is tentatively scheduled for next week. An MRI on Thursday showed the extent of the injury, which is expected to take between six and nine…
Foley captors sent taunting letter to family: employer
Thursday, 21 August 2014 19:38
Washington (AFP) - Journalist James Foley's jihadist captors sent his family a taunting and rambling email threatening to kill him, just a week before making public a video of his execution, the American reporter's employer said. GlobalPost said on Thursday it released the full text of the email from Islamic State (IS) militants "in the interest of transparency and to fully tell Jim's story." "We believe the text offers insight into the motivations and tactics…
Rent Check: Rent the Stunning Modern Sherwood House in Crestwood Hills
Thursday, 21 August 2014 19:38
Longtime readers and/or aficionados of Brentwood's much-coveted and much-covered architectural enclave, Crestwood Hills, may recognize this mid-century modern as the Sherwood Residence, by the team of Smith, Jones & Contini. Restored and owned by architect Cory Buckner, the landmarked residence on Stonehill Lane pops up for lease from time to time, and it would appear that now is one of those times.
4 firefighters injured in ice bucket challenge mishap
Thursday, 21 August 2014 19:38
Four firefighters were injured — two seriously — when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge, police said Thursday. The firefighters had just finished dousing cold water on the Campbellsville University marching band and were lowering the ladder when they were shocked by electricity. Two firefighters were in the bucket and two were on the main part of the…
Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'
Thursday, 21 August 2014 19:38
A high school senior in Tennessee says she was given an in-school suspension for saying "bless you" to a classmate who had sneezed. Kendra Turner, a student at Dyer County High School, told WMC-TV that when her teacher told her she had broken a class rule against invoking religious terms, she complained. “She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class," Turner said, "and that’s when I said we have a…
US weekly jobless claims fall
Thursday, 21 August 2014 18:45
WASHINGTON: New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell more than expected last week, another sign of tightening in the jobs market, official data released on Thursday (Aug 21) showed. Initial jobless claims fell to 298,000 in the week ending August 16 from the revised 312,000 the previous week, the Labor Department said. The decline in new claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, was much larger than analysts expected. The average estimate was…

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