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The NFL's regular season ended Sunday. And that means “Black Monday" followed, the day teams take stock of their wins and losses and, if they’re not happy, fire their head coaches and their staffs.
But finding new coaches means a scramble under intense pressure. Fans can turn into critics, teams are not allowed to recruit from their competition and owners are turning to executive search firms for help.
Greece may have tipped Europe back into crisis.
In its third and final attempt, the parliament in Athens failed to choose a new president, and that’s triggered a snap general election next month in which a radical anti-austerity, anti-bailout party called Syriza is the favorite to win.
Some analysts fear that if the Greeks do elect Syriza, it will weaken Germany’s support for Greece’s membership in the Eurozone and bolster German opposition to monetary easing across the stagnant Eurozone.
After a quiet 2014, the Eurozone looks set once again to become a major focus of international investor unease in 2015.
Bill de Blasio and his city's police department have been at odds over the mayor's words about the Eric Garner grand jury decision.