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Jul 12, 2014

Bondy: Magical Lionel Messi vs. Germany's golden boys could be epic

The Germans are rock solid and explosive, front to back, a golden generation ripe on the vine. The Argentines are strong defensively, they have a remarkable holding midfielder in Javier Mascherano, and they have one of the five greatest players ever ...

Jul 12, 2014

Legal Woes Pose Hurdles for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne in Campaign

Mr. Horne’s campaign tactics are under scrutiny, and top Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake, have left his camp... #Arizona #John McCain #Jeff Flake #Jan Brewer #Federal Bureau of Investigation

Jul 12, 2014

Alabama Ruling Hobbles Ban on Guns in the Open at Polls

After a sheriffs association sought to ban unconcealed weapons, fearing they might frighten voters, the state’s attorney general ruled that guns could be openly displayed at polling sites... #Arizona #John McCain #Jeff Flake #Jan Brewer #Federal Bureau of Investigation

Jul 10, 2014

Corbett signs budget, vetoes millions in legislative funding, urges action on public pensions

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto to strike $65 million from the General Assembly's own appropriation, urging a renewed effort to curb public-sector pension benefits for newly hired teachers... #Arizona #John McCain #Jeff Flake #Jan Brewer #Federal Bureau of Investigation

Jul 10, 2014

Colorado judge to decide on same-sex marriage licenses in Boulder

Attorneys for the Boulder County Clerk's Office and the Colorado Attorney General's Office sparred in district court Wednesday over whether Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall is breaking the law by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples... #Colorado #Boulder, CO

Jul 10, 2014

Oracle gives sneak peek at its plans for OpenWorld

Oracle’s massive annual OpenWorld conference isn’t happening until late September, but the vendor recently unveiled details of nearly 1,800 sessions planned for the event that on balance paint a comprehensive picture of what its customers, partners a... #Larry Ellison #Oracle

Jul 10, 2014

Emmys bring the drama in unexpected categories

Comedy nominations were generally on target... #Larry Ellison #Oracle

Jul 11, 2014

Common Sense: Buick Sheds Its Old Fogy Image and Lifts G.M.

Sales at General Motors rose 1 percent in June despite the crisis over faulty ignitions that has prompted lawsuits and huge product recalls, in large part because of rising Buick sales... #Larry Ellison #Oracle

Jul 11, 2014

World Cup final comes down to Messi's Argentina vs Germany's team machine

The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team... #Larry Ellison #Oracle

Jul 12, 2014

Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal... #Ellen DeGeneres #Napster, Inc. #Sean Parker