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  • Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid

    Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid
    Alibaba Group Holding, the Chinese e-commerce giant that looks a bit like a mash-up of EBay, PayPal and Amazon, plans to pay $2.5 billion to snatch back Yahoo Inc.’s 27% stake in Alibaba.com. Minority shareholders approved a plan Friday to offer...
  • Argentina president Fernandez proposes oil firm nationalization

     
    Argentinan president Cristina Fernandez proposal to nationalize a majority interest in the country's biggest oil company is a reaction to rising imports....
  • L.A. Council moves ahead with zoo privatization plan

     
    In a 9-2 vote Friday, the Los Angeles City Council passed a measure that calls for the city to begin soliciting proposals from prospective operators of the Zoo & Botanical Gardens. City officials will start reviewing responses this fall. If a contract...
  • L.A. is one step closer to privatizing zoo

     
    A proposal to potentially turn over management of the Los Angeles Zoo to a private operator was approved by a Los Angeles City Council committee Thursday. If the plan gets the OK of the full council next month, the city could begin soliciting proposals...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Going private. Dimon's raise.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,479 per ounce, up 0.9% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,399.00, down 0.1% from Thursday. Going private. The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering bowing to the recent trend of big...
  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin: 'When hard times hit, the public expects leaner, more efficient government'

     
    Oklahoma's first female governor tackles a $600 million deficit and government reforms....
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....
  • Down to Earth: Obama's new space policy

     
    President outlines his plans for a more efficient space program that relies on other countries and private enterprise....
  • High traffic, high toll

    Today, Gordon and Reed discuss charging motorists tolls based on the changing volume of traffic. Previously, they debated the MTA's plan to convert some carpool lanes into toll lanes and the slow pace of building transit projects in Los Angeles. Later...
  • Cutting politics out of budget cuts in California

    Cutting politics out of budget cuts in California
    California's recurring budget problems call for serious reform. The recent budget deal in Sacramento relies heavily on borrowing and increased taxes, including the highest state sales tax in the country, but fails to close the budget gap. The...
  • What should UC be?

    Tell Californians the truth | Stand up for undocumented students | Help the kids to know themselves | Restore credibility | Let the leaders take the lead | Tackle our real-world problems | Play fair with student fees | Make the budget match the mission...