Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Show Notes 02-10-2017

Friday Show 2-10-17

Triple treat: Eclipse, comet, full moon all coming Friday night
Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning: A "penumbral" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon — and the flyby of a comet.
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LL Bean offers employee buyouts, ends contributions to company pension plan
L.L. Bean announced on Thursday that it would offer voluntary buyouts to eligible employees in 2018, discontinue contributions to the company’s pension plan and expand its parental leave benefit.
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Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation
Federal Reserve board member Daniel Tarullo, a key official guiding bank regulation efforts, will resign this spring, the Fed said Friday.
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NY Times to launch finance probe unit looking at Trump White House
The New York Times is preparing to intensify its focus on the business ties and financial dealings of President Trump and his cabinet officials, sources inside the Trump administration told the FOX Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino.
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Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis
Venezuela’s food crisis has gotten so bad that people are apparently killing pink flamingos and other protected animals in order to stave off hunger.
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Venezuela, Russia cement ties during high-profile Moscow meetings
The Venezuelan government received a pat on the back from Russia Monday, with its foreign minister expressing the Kremlin's strong support for Nicolas Maduro's socialist rule and a willingness to expand the existing bilateral cooperation.
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