Closing of Whittier Law School illustrates ‘generational wealth shifting,’ professor says

Legal Education Posted Apr 25, 2017 08:00 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet Many law schools missed a “unique opportunity” to shed retirement-age faculty during the economic downturn, a Pepperdine law professor stated in a blog post. Instead, law … Continue reading


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Barcelona Open: Andy Murray to face Bernard Tomic in second round

World number one Andy Murray will play Australian Bernard Tomic in the Barcelona Open on Wednesday. The Briton, 29, accepted a late wild card for Barcelona after his third-round defeat by Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo on Thursday. It … Continue reading


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Akzo Nobel backs its chairman, still studying PPG offer

Cans of Dulux paint, an Akzo Nobel brand, are seen on the shelves of a hardware store near Manchester, Britain, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble


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Coca-Cola boosts savings target; sees smaller profit drop

By Sruthi Ramakrishnan Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) on Tuesday expanded its savings target and said it now expected the decline in 2017 adjusted profit to be smaller than it previously forecast. The company’s shares were up marginally at $43.43 in premarket … Continue reading


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Nestle to cut 300 jobs in north of UK

Confectionery giant Nestle plans to cut almost 300 jobs, mainly in York and Newcastle, and move production of the Blue Riband chocolate biscuit to one of its factories in Poland. Sites in Halifax and Girvan will also be hit and … Continue reading


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Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on Monday, reportedly after an argument … Continue reading


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Tom Hardy 'arrests fleeing moped thief' in London

Actor Tom Hardy apprehended a man who had allegedly stolen a moped in London, police have said. The Hollywood star stepped in after two men on the moped crashed into a car in Richmond, south-west London, on Sunday afternoon. They … Continue reading


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Judge ‘tone deaf’ to the impact of comments from the bench, panel concludes

Judiciary Posted Apr 25, 2017 07:30 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A California judge had a sincere desire to connect with people in his courtroom, but he was “tone deaf” to how his comments could be offensive to … Continue reading


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Hollande calls for unity at tribute to slain officer Jugelé

French President François Hollande has used a ceremony to honour a police officer slain in Paris last week to call for unity in the “long and difficult fight against terrorism”. He awarded Xavier Jugelé, 37, the Legion of Honour, one … Continue reading


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World Championship 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan level with Ding Junhui

World Championship 2017 Venue: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 15 April – 1 May Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, online and app. Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan recovered from 3-0 down to share eight frames … Continue reading


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Women's World Cup 2019: England face Wales in qualifying group

England women have been drawn in the same qualifying group as Wales for the 2019 Women’s World Cup. Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are also together, in a group featuring Norway and the Netherlands, while Scotland will face … Continue reading


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Post-it maker 3M's results top estimates

FILE PHOTO: The 3M logo is pictured on products at an Orchard Supply Hardware store in Pasadena, California U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo


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Ivanka Trump forced to defend father at G20 women's summit

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka was met with groans as she defended her father’s attitude towards women at the G20 women’s summit in Berlin. The so-called First Daughter was taking part in a panel discussion about female entrepreneurs alongside German chancellor, … Continue reading


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Chemerinsky: SCOTUS takes on when state courts can assert jurisdiction over out-of-state parties

U.S. Supreme Court Posted Apr 25, 2017 06:54 am CDT By Erwin Chemerinsky Erwin Chemerinsky. Tweet Major changes in a basic area of constitutional law are unusual. It’s even less common for those changes to occur with few noticing. Yet … Continue reading


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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager planning transfer targets for next season

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is working on transfer targets for next season, despite no confirmation that he will be staying with the club. Wenger is out of contract at the end of the season and has been offered … Continue reading


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