February 9, 2014 |
SOCHI, Russia - She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a "medicine bundle" in her backpack and an 80-something "spirit grandma" originally from Bavaria along for the ride. Jamie Anderson came to Russia armed with support and will leave with a precious object to put alongside her mantra beads and clear quartz power stone. An Olympic gold medal. FRAMEWORK: View the best images from the Sochi Olympics Anderson completed a weekend sweep for the United States in the new slopestyle event, winning the women's competition Sunday with an all-out performance in the second run, scoring 95.25, a run marked by clean landings.
January 24, 2014 |
Call it a tale of two sides of the capitalist system: JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Jamie Dimon got $20 million for being CEO in 2013; each Oakland Raiderette got $1,250 for kicking up her heels in the same year. The Raiderettes are suing ; presumably, Dimon is smiling - all the way to the bank. True, the Raiders had another lousy year in 2013, though I'm not sure how much blame can be put on the cheerleaders. But as Forbes' Halah Touryalai wrote about our banker friend : “Despite what was arguably the bank's worst year under Dimon's reign, JPM's board is awarding the CEO a 74% raise which includes over $18 million in restricted stock.” Or, to quote a Raiderette: “Sis, boom, boooooooo.” It isn't fair.
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January 21, 2014 |
A woman who claims an Alhambra High School vice principal sexually abused her as a student said she went public on YouTube with the accusations to prevent other children from also allegedly being preyed upon. The YouTube video , which went viral, shows a woman who identifies herself only as a former student named Jamie calling and recording the voice of a woman who identifies herself as Jamie's former teacher. The woman who said she was the former teacher does not deny the abuse allegations and expresses regret and disgust with herself, according to the recording.
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January 20, 2014 |
A woman identifying herself as the former student of an Alhambra High School vice principal went public with her accusations after her YouTube video alleging childhood sexual abuse went viral and sparked the vice principal's resignation. The video has been viewed more than 165,000 times since it was posted Friday. It shows a woman who identifies herself as a former student named Jamie calling and recording the voice of a woman who identifies herself as Jamie's former teacher.
December 27, 2013 |
Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market - what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a 29% gain in the Standard & Poor's 500 index, which would be its best annual showing since 1997. So the highlight of the year for many Americans will be the repair job on their retirement savings accounts. But taking a broader view, here are six 2013 market memories that should endure: • Ma and Pa come back to stocks.
December 17, 2013 |
Fifty Shades of Fatherhood! Jamie Dornan is a dad. The "50 Shades of Grey" film star and his wife Amelia have welcomed a baby girl, their rep told The Times. "Jamie and Amelia Dornan are delighted to announce the birth of their baby daughter born at the end of November," his rep said in a statement to the Ministry. PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The couple declined to comment on additional specifics including the name, birth date or other birth vitals. It's the first child for the Northern Irish actor and his wife, also an actress, who married in April.