september

WASHINGTON | US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales declined 3.4 percent last month, the biggest drop in 2 ½ years, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

Bono resigns as USA Gymnastics president after 4 days

Former California Congresswoman Mary Bono has stepped down as the interim president at USA Gymnastics after just four days on the job. Bono announced her resignation Tuesday, citing personal attacks she received following a social media post concerning Nike and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Bono posted a picture on Twitter in September … Continue reading Bono resigns as USA Gymnastics president after 4 days

WASHINGTON | US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. industry expanded again in September despite the impact of Hurricane Florence. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that industrial production, which includes output at factories, mines and utilities, rose 0.3 percent last month. It was the fourth straight increase. The Fed said that Florence reduced September output growth by less than 0.1 percentage … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich is heading home for Game 3 of the NL Championship Series with the matchup against the Dodgers tied at 1-all. Yelich, the favorite for NL MVP, was born in Thousand Oaks, California, and went to Westlake High School before … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee in September after spending nine months on … Continue reading Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet