Asian stocks rose as U.S. lawmakers said they’re optimistic for an agreement to avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases and as the leader of Japan’s opposition party called for unlimited monetary policy easing.
The doors of Larry Ellison’s waterfront hangar on San Francisco Bay slide open and more than a dozen men in hard hats roll out the billionaire’s latest technological marvel. Built to defend the America’s Cup starting here on Sept. 7, Oracle Team USA 17 is a catamaran named after the company that made Ellison the eighth-richest person on the planet.
The tiny hunched frame and gnarled hands of Mother Teresa are etched in former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh’s memory. Eager to see the realities of life in nations such as India and Pakistan in his playing days, he met Mother Teresa at her Kolkata mission in 1996.
All3Media Worldwide Ltd. named Nancy Tellem , the former head of CBS Corp. Network Television Entertainment Group, as a non-executive board member, the Sunday Telegraph said, citing Chief Executive Officer Steve Morrison .