Los Angeles’ striking teachers reach settlement with school district
LOS ANGELES — A tentative deal announced Tuesday could end the six-day teachers' union strike in the nation's second-largest school district. Negotiators for the Los Angeles Unified School District reached an agreement with the United Teachers Los Angeles in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a 21-hour bargaining session. Teachers are scheduled to vote…
IOOF caught in second super debacle
The funds used for the purchase came from the Bendigo Defined Benefit Reserve Account. Defined benefit account members receive fixed payments for life and are typically retired. A spokesperson for Bendigo Bank said it was aware of the situation and would continue to monitor "appropriateness of our arrangements for staff super in the ordinary course…
Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband physically attacked her after she confronted him about alleged affair
CLOSE Watch the full interview as Sen. Joni Ernst sits down for her first meeting with the Des Moines Register editorial board since she was elected in 2014. Rodney White, rodwhite@dmreg.com Years before her divorce, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst was assaulted by her husband after she confronted him about his alleged affair with their daughter's babysitter,…
UK’s PM May to face another day of Brexit questions
Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces another day of Brexit grilling before legislators on Tuesday with the opposition Labour Party opening the door for a new referendum on leaving the European Union. UK legislators will debate and vote on the next steps of the EU divorce on January 29, and before that they can…
Trade Targets NBA Buyers Should Avoid at the Deadline
0 of 5 Jason Miller/Getty Images With the NBA trade deadline just a few weeks away, several teams looking for roster improvements might be getting a little desperate. It's a tense, uncertain market, as all but a handful of clubs have legitimate playoff shots. There will be more buyers than sellers, which could drive up…