Tag archive for ‘Connecticut’
News Brief On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Former US Sen. Joe Lieberman lobbies against Iran nuclear deal

  Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who elected to a fourth and final term in 2006 as an independent after his pro-Iraq war stance cost him the Democratic Party’s nomination, Lieberman now is lobbying against More...

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Yale School of Management, Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld: CEO exit schedules – A season to stay, a season to go

Cisco CEO John Chambers announced on Monday that he would step down in July after a full 20 years at the helm. While in office, he took revenues at the company from $1.2 billion to over $47 billion with a More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Why Connecticut Doesn’t Want Hedge Fund Manager Steve Cohen to Leave

It is no secret that taxes from the super rich create major revenues for states, but how much states lean on hedge fund managers and others makes it imperative that they discourage millionaires and billionaires More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Following S&P Settlement, Moody Investigated for Touting Mortgage-Backed Securities

After ratings agency Standard & Poor’s settled with attorneys general from two states and the Department of Justice over allegations that it gave overly positive ratings on mortgage-backed securities More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Hawaiian Senator Brian Schatz a Fresh Voice in the Net Neutrality Debate

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii is going to serve as the top Democrat in the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet, as reported by Civilbeat.com. The committee “oversees More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Flume Dog Rabbi’s Lifetime Ban from Six Flags Upheld

Six Flag’s lifetime ban on Connecticut-born Jay Marc Harris, a chassidic rabbi who goes by the nickname “Flume Dog” because of his great enthusiasm for water slides, has been upheld. Rabbi More...

Lilach Weissman On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Did Giada de Laurentiis’ Marriage Break Up Because of an Affair With John Mayer?

  Did Italian-born food writer Giada de Laurentis, and star of the Food Network’s “Giada At Home” have an affair with John Mayer, and did that affair end her 11 year marriage? Rumors More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Singer John Mayer All Aglow with Photoshop Frenzy

Was it a joke or did he mean it? That is what fans of singer John Mayer are asking themselves after a bizarre Instagram photo of the 37 year old singer and his friend Ricky Van Veen that makes them look vaguely More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Connecticut Rabbi Awarded By the Queen of England

An American rabbi, Mark L. Winer, is now a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his interfaith work globally. Rabbi Winer was the spiritual leader of Temple Emanuel of New Haven Connecticut, and More...

Noam Meir On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones Sell NY Home for $7.5 million

Hollywood power couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have sold their home in Bedford New York for $7.5 million, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. That’s a bit less than the $8.1 More...

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