NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

NATO Plans High-Readiness Force to Counter Russia

NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday.

fantasy football, gambling, increased scrutiny

Fantasy Football Gambling Industry Facing Increased Legal Scrutiny

It is all fun and games for daily fantasy sports companies in Florida -- for now. Rapid growth has taken the industry from nonexistence a few years ago to mainstream discussion entering this football season. But rapid growth could also draw more attention from authorities.

Patricia Perez (VPE Tradigital Communications)

Echeveste Steps Down, Perez Steps Up at VPE

John Echeveste, founder of VPE Tradigital Communications, is the new CEO of LA de Cultura y Artes. Patricia Perez will continue to lead the Hispanic public relations agency as managing partner.

Auto Industry
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group (file photo)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Clears Major Hurdle

Fiat's merger creating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal.

Arts & Entertainment
online gaming, combatting abuse

Combating Online Abuse Not Easy for Gamers

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.

Career News
Be careful about giving up personal information when applying for work (file photo)

Identity Thieves Prey on Job Seekers

Among the lowest forms of life on the planet are scam artists who prey on job hunters who are asked -- sometimes by legitimate employers -- for their Social Security numbers. ...continue

2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

obama, election strategy

Obama Promoting Economic Gains As Elections Near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

Canada offered a geography lesson for Russian soldiers who get 'lost' in Ukraine (AP)

Canada, Russia Go to War (on Twitter)

It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."

Shelly Sterling (AP)

Clippers Deal Started With 2 Numbers

When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

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Green Economy & Conservation
California water, Conservation

California Conservation Conundrum: Water Use Varies Greatly Across State

Drive across city limits in virtually any part of California, and you will also cross another kind of frontier, one gaining more attention during the worst drought in a generation: The borders between cities also define different ideas about water. One city may have gutters coursing with wasted water, while its neighbor lives by the highest conservation standards.

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