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Expedia Has Named Chelsea Clinton to Its Board of Directors - Fortune

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 08:11

Fortune

Expedia Has Named Chelsea Clinton to Its Board of Directors
Fortune
The Bellevue, Wash.-based company revealed the appointment on Thursday in a public filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The move makes Clinton the 14th member of Expedia's board. CNN Money reports that, according to an Expedia ...
Chelsea Clinton to join expanded board of directors at travel company ExpediaDaily Mail
Chelsea Clinton lands cushy Expedia board gigNew York Post
Chelsea Clinton joins expanded Expedia boardYahoo News
GeekWire -MarketWatch -The Seattle Times -TheStreet.com
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Two US allies pulled into wiretap controversy - Press Herald

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 20:28

Press Herald

Two US allies pulled into wiretap controversy
Press Herald
President Trump refuses to back away from the unproven allegation that President Barack Obama's administration ordered Trump Tower's phones tapped. By Jenna Johnson, Karla AdamThe Washington Post. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment.
Trump's fast-and-loose style spooks British spiesFinancial Times
US makes formal apology to Britain after White House accuses GCHQ of wiretapping Trump TowerTelegraph.co.uk

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Trump drags key foreign allies into controversy over unproven wiretap claims - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 19:45

Washington Post

Trump drags key foreign allies into controversy over unproven wiretap claims
Washington Post
President Trump's unproven allegation that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower in New York ahead of the election blazed a new path of political disruption Friday as he dragged two foreign allies into his increasingly thin argument that he is right.
White House: No apology to British government over spying claimsCNN
Trump Stays BuggyNew York Times
Trump's media diet causes global heartburnPolitico
Huffington Post -Bloomberg -The Hill -Miami Herald
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Catriona Stewart: Forget emojis, a comma's worth $10m - Herald Scotland

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 19:02

Herald Scotland

Catriona Stewart: Forget emojis, a comma's worth $10m
Herald Scotland
My new work iPhone has a grim feature that automatically turns a word into a cartoonish little picture. The upgraded software means I need to actively turn what I've typed from an emoji back into a word. So, for example, "love" becomes a red heart ...

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Trump administration joins legal challenge to remove CFPB director - USA TODAY

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 17:18

USA TODAY

Trump administration joins legal challenge to remove CFPB director
USA TODAY
The Trump administration Friday officially joined a legal challenge aimed at sharply reducing the authority of a federal consumer watchdog that has drawn praise and criticism for cracking down on mortgage abuses, banking irregularities, and other ...
Justice opposes Obama's consumer bureau in major court caseWashington Times
Justice Department Calls Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Structure UnconstitutionalTheStreet.com
Justice Department turns against CFPB in constitutionality caseAmerican Banker (subscription)

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Trump advisers want concessions for coal if US stays in climate pact - Politico

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 17:06

Politico

Trump advisers want concessions for coal if US stays in climate pact
Politico
Trump administration officials have told lobbyists and European diplomats that the U.S. won't stay in the nearly 200-nation Paris climate change agreement unless it can secure wins for the fossil fuel industry, according to three people familiar with ...
UK climate policies aren't pushing up household energy bills: government advisersReuters
Trump to Drop Climate Change From Environmental Reviews, Source SaysBloomberg

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Brazilian Giant Meatpackers Targeted in Corruption Probe - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:20

U.S. News & World Report

Brazilian Giant Meatpackers Targeted in Corruption Probe
U.S. News & World Report
Brazilian police issue dozens of arrest warrants in cracking down on a scheme that they say involved two big meatpackers paying bribes to inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market, while a judge accuses the Agriculture Ministry of betraying the country.
Brazil raids food giants for allegedly selling rotten meatCNNMoney
EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks slump; JBS, BRF tumble on police raidsYahoo Finance
Walmart Looks for Clarity from Meat Suppliers in BrazilTheStreet.com
Bloomberg -Fox News -Financial Times -National Hog Farmer
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Justice Department Responds to Congress on Surveillance, Sort Of - Yahoo Finance

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:43

Yahoo Finance

Justice Department Responds to Congress on Surveillance, Sort Of
Yahoo Finance
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26: U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the Oval Office as he heads for Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, January 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. He is traveling to Philadelphia for the Joint GOP Issues ...

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Three Myths the Telecom Industry is Using to Convince Congress to Repeal the FCC's Privacy Rules, Busted - EFF

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:48

EFF

Three Myths the Telecom Industry is Using to Convince Congress to Repeal the FCC's Privacy Rules, Busted
EFF
Back in October of 2016, the FCC passed some pretty awesome rules that would bar your internet service provider (ISP) from invading your privacy. The rules would keep ISPs like Comcast and Time Warner Cable from doing things like selling your personal ...
Competitive Carriers Association to FCC: Roll Back Privacy RegsBroadcasting & Cable
The Resistance Must Be DigitizedTruthdig
Pai to Address ACAMultichannel News
CIO
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The Cost Can Be Debated, but Meals on Wheels Gets Results - New York Times

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:33

New York Times

The Cost Can Be Debated, but Meals on Wheels Gets Results
New York Times
Meals on Wheels has been delivering food to older people in the United States since the 1950s. Last year it served 2.4 million people. This week, after President Trump released his budget proposal, a furor erupted over the program's future and ...
Trump Community Development Block Grant Cut Would Affect MillionsForbes
Meals On Wheels Sees 500 Percent Surge In Volunteers Since Budget Cuts ProposedHuffington Post
Trump budget would slash $300000 from Meals on Wheels of SyracuseSyracuse.com
Chicago Tribune -Christian Science Monitor -New York Post -Yahoo News
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Disney to give backpay to park workers charged for their costumes - CNNMoney

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:09

CNNMoney

Disney to give backpay to park workers charged for their costumes
CNNMoney
Disney can't charge the actors who dress up as characters for their costumes -- at least not if it pushes their hourly pay below minimum wage. That's according to the Department of Labor, which is forcing Disney to pay 16,339 Florida workers a total of ...

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Brand new discount airline for Oakland - SFGate (blog)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:16

SFGate (blog)

Brand new discount airline for Oakland
SFGate (blog)
British Airways' parent International Airlines Group (IAG) is making good on its promise to take on Norwegian Air by announcing new low-fare service from California to Spain this summer, with one-way fares starting at $149. FULL STORY. IAG said it will ...

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Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on student loans - Washington Post

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:34

Washington Post

Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on student loans
Washington Post
Days after a report on federal student loans revealed a double-digit rise in defaults, President Trump's administration revoked federal guidance Thursday that barred student debt collectors from charging high fees on past-due loans. [Student loan ...
Trump administration reverses Obama-era directive protecting some student loan borrowers from feesMarketWatch
Student Loan Companies Now Free To Charge More Borrowers Big Late FeesBuzzFeed News
Protection for student loan defaulters rolled backUPI.com
Huffington Post -KCCI Des Moines -Money Magazine -Yahoo Finance
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MuleSoft soars 44% at IPO - CNBC

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:55

CNBC

MuleSoft soars 44% at IPO
CNBC
MuleSoft shares popped more than 44 percent in their trading debut, putting the tech company on pace for one of the best first day gains of an IPO this year. The stock was listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MULE." The company ...
Jim Cramer Calls Mulesoft 'a Winner,' Has Praise for Soaring AdobeTheStreet.com
Mulesoft IPOs opens high, stays flatSFGate
MuleSoft IPO Packs A Punch As Stock Pops On Market DebutInvestor's Business Daily
Reuters -Business Insider -MarketWatch -Silicon Valley Business Journal
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The Competition on Discount Flights to Europe Is Getting Hotter - Fortune

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:47

Fortune

The Competition on Discount Flights to Europe Is Getting Hotter
Fortune
Here comes the latest addition to the range of low-cost options of flying from the U.S. to Europe. Enjoy the extra competition, because analysts say it may not last long. The company that owns British Airways and Spanish-based Iberia and Vueling Friday ...
British Airways launching Level airline to compete in low-cost marketFox News
British Airways Owner Launches Low-Cost TransAtlantic AirlineTheStreet.com
British Airways parent launches Level, a discount trans-Atlantic carrierConsumerAffairs
Financial Times -Telegraph.co.uk
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Tesla raises $1.2 billion in slightly enlarged stock, debt deal - MarketWatch

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:23

MarketWatch

Tesla raises $1.2 billion in slightly enlarged stock, debt deal
MarketWatch
Tesla Inc. on Friday said it sold $1.2 billion in common shares and convertible senior notes, a little more than what it expected, to cushion the rollout of the Model 3. Tesla TSLA, +1.05% said it sold 1.3 million shares at $262 to raise $250 million ...
Tesla just raised $1.2 billion ahead of its Model 3 launchBusiness Insider
Tesla Overhang Disappears But Negativity IncreasesForbes
Is Tesla Model Y Really Coming Next Year?ValueWalk
TechCrunch -The Australian -Investorplace.com -Fox Business
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Amgen cholesterol drug cuts heart attack, stroke risk but shares fall - Reuters

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:02

Reuters

Amgen cholesterol drug cuts heart attack, stroke risk but shares fall
Reuters
FILE PHOTO - An Amgen sign is seen at the company's office in South San Francisco, California, U.S. on October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/File Photo. By Bill Berkrot | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON Amgen Inc's cholesterol drug Repatha cut the ...
Cholesterol drug prevents heart attacks — but costs $14K a yearUSA TODAY
New cholesterol-fighting drug slashes heart attack risk, but at a steep price; Amgen shares dropCNBC
New Drug Prevents Heart Attacks in High-Risk PatientsNBCNews.com
BioPharma Dive -SFGate -The Mercury News -BioWorld Online
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Goldman Cuts Blankfein's Pay to $22 Million for 2016 - Bloomberg

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:52

CNNMoney

Goldman Cuts Blankfein's Pay to $22 Million for 2016
Bloomberg
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reduced Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein's annual compensation 27 percent, awarding him $22 million for 2016 after eliminating a long-term incentive award. Blankfein, 62, received $16 million in performance shares and a ...
Goldman Sachs CEO responds to 'Government Sachs' criticismCNNMoney
Goldman Sachs CEO paid $22 million in 2016Business Insider
Goldman Chief Blankfein Took 4% Pay Cut for 2016Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Financial Times -New York Times -Yahoo Finance -Financial Post
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Triad JCPenney stores not on the closure list - Greensboro News & Record (blog)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:18

Greensboro News & Record (blog)

Triad JCPenney stores not on the closure list
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
GREENSBORO — JCPenney this morning named the stores that it plans to close in the next months, and no Triad stores are on the list. In North Carolina, JCPenney is closing stores in Albemarle, Boone, Gastonia, Hendersonville, Monroe and Roanoke ...

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