Monthly Archives: December 2014

City extends Lampard’s loan deal

Manchester, England ( - Manchester City have extended midfielder Frank Lampard's loan deal until the end of the 2014-15 season, the defending Premier League champions confirmed on Wednesday.Lampard, 36, originally signed a more

Source: Fox News

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Balz: 2014: A reminder of the lasting power of racial politics in America

By Dan Balz The year 2014 will be remembered politically for many things, among them the Republican Party's impressive victories in the midterm elections. But as much as anything, the year was a reminder of the depth of racial divisions and the continuing existence of racial politics in America.Read full article >> more

Source: The Washington Post


The Secret to Selling More Books in 2015

By editor By Dana Lynn Smith, the Savvy Book Marketer
As an author, you worked hard to write your book and get it published. It's a huge accomplishment, but then comes the challenge of promoting the book and earning money from your writing career.
We all want to sell more books, but what's the more

Source: San Fransico Book Review

Category: After the Manuscript, December 2014, Issue, Viewpoints, Dana Lynn Smith


Pension Funds Playing Bigger Role in Reinsurance

By By Mary Williams Walsh Billions of dollars from pension funds and other nontraditional players have been moving into the reinsurance business in recent years, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Treasury Department. more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Legal/Regulatory, Top Headline 2, Insurance, Pensions and Retirement Plans, Treasury Department


Sargent: Why GOP won’t pass real immigration reform anytime soon

By Paul Waldman While few believe the next two years are going to see much in the way of big, consequential legislation, there is still hope among some Republicans that Congress can pass comprehensive immigration reform, and thus show Hispanic voters that the GOP is not intractably hostile to them. The other day, more

Source: The Washington Post


Romo among NFC's best for December

New York, NY ( - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner and Arizona Cardinals special teamer Justin Bethel have been named the NFC's Players of the Month for December.The Offensive Player more

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Palestinian president backs membership in International Criminal Court

By Ruth Eglash, Carol Morello JERUSALEM — The Palestinian president — stung by a failed U.N. resolution to push a Middle East peace settlement — pledged Wednesday to join the International Criminal Court in a move that could open the way for filing war crimes allegations against Israel.Read full article >> more

Source: The Washington Post


Injury roundup: A.J. Green still battling concussion

By Sessler, Marc Will the Bengals face the Colts minus the services of A.J. Green? The Pro Bowl wideout remains sidelined with the concussion he suffered in Sunday night's loss to the Steelers. more

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Anderson, Newsome, Brown pick up AFC weekly honors

New York, NY ( - Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome and Pittsburgh kick returner Antonio Brown were named the top AFC players for the final week of the regular season. more

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Barcelona transfer ban appeal rejected by Court of Arbitration

Barcelona, Spain ( - FC Barcelona will not be allowed to sign any players in 2015 after the club's appeal against a transfer ban was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday.The Catalan more

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Paper Maker Settles With Justice Department Over Acquisition

By By DealBook Verso Paper said on Wednesday that it would sell two paper mills to settle a government antitrust lawsuit over its $1.4 billion acquisition of NewPage Holdings. more

Source: The New York Times

Category: Basic Materials, Legal/Regulatory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Justice Department, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures


Swansea's Shelvey handed four-match ban

Swansea, Wales ( - Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been handed a four-match suspension on Wednesday after accepting a violent conduct charge from the Football Association.The midfielder lashed his arm out and struck Liverpool midfielder more

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Gov. O’Malley commutes sentences of Maryland’s remaining death-row inmates

By John Wagner Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) announced Wednesday that he would commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death-row inmates to life in prison without the possibility of parole.The decision comes nearly two years after the legislature repealed capital punishment in Maryland at O'Malley's urging, and three weeks before O'Malley will complete more

Source: The Washington Post