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Theranos Offers Shares for Promise Not to Sue the Company
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:41:33 +0000   
A deal approved by Theranos’s board would give investors who pledge not to sue the battered blood-testing company some shares from founder Elizabeth Holmes’s stake.
 
There's Money in Faxes---for Plaintiffs
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:03:18 +0000   
Lawsuits over fax spam have surged in recent years under a decades-old law that allows recipients of the unwanted ads to recover upward of $500 per message.
 
Brazil Meat Scandal Creates Opening for Competitors
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:51:49 +0000   
Brazil’s tainted meat scandal is driving up cattle prices and creating an opening for competitors in the U.S. and elsewhere that struggled to match the South American nation’s low production costs.
 
U.S. Laptop Ban Increases Headwinds for Gulf Carriers
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:12:20 +0000   
The U.S. ban on many carry-on electronics aboard Middle East flights is another powerful headwind for the once-highflying club of Persian Gulf airlines—a group that relies more than many on the laptop-toting business traveler.
 
New WikiLeaks Documents Describe Alleged Mac, iPhone Hacking Tools
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:04:19 +0000   
WikiLeaks on Thursday released new documents it says describe hacking tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency over the past decade to infect Apple Inc. devices.
 
Airplanes Boost U.S. Durable-Goods Orders
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:56:34 +0000   
Demand for long-lasting factory goods rose in February for the second straight month due to big-ticket orders for civilian aircraft.
 
Google Faces Tall Order Policing Content
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:32:30 +0000   
Google’s commitment to better police the millions of websites and videos across its advertising network is complicated by the very scale and diversity that has made the network so attractive to marketers.
 
David Rockefeller Overcame Youthful Shyness and Insecurities
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:54:10 +0000   
David Rockefeller grew from a shy, insecure child into a leader in banking, philanthropy and international relations. The former chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank died Monday at age 101.
 
Latest Threat to U.S. Oil Drillers: Sand
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:53:40 +0000   
The market for sand—a key ingredient in fracking—is surging once again as U.S. oil production rebounds, and the rising price of the tiny grains threatens to cut into energy companies’ profits.
 
High-Court Case to Challenge Venue 'Shopping' in Patent Suits
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:52:50 +0000   
Tech firms are watching closely a case to be argued at the Supreme Court next week challenging a system that has led to a concentration of patent cases in plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions such as eastern Texas.
 
Hong Kong likely to choose Beijing's pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise - Reuters
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:26:10 +0000   

Reuters

Hong Kong likely to choose Beijing's pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise
Reuters
Chief Executive election candidate and former Chief Secretary Carrie Lam signs autographs for supporters during an election campaign in Hong Kong, China March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu. 1/3. left. right. Chief Executive election candidate and former ...
AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leaderWashington Post
Hong Kong Property Agents Won't Accept China UnionPay CardsBloomberg
'Hong Kong at a crossroads': chief executive contender Lam pledges unity in final days of election campaignCNBC
TheStreet.com -The Australian Financial Review -New York Times -TODAYonline
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OPEC and Allies Gather as Oil Market Warns Them: Job's Not Done - Bloomberg
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:42:08 +0000   

Bloomberg

OPEC and Allies Gather as Oil Market Warns Them: Job's Not Done
Bloomberg
OPEC and allies reviewing the impact of their oil cuts this weekend face a market with an unambiguous message: their work is far from done. As producers meet in Kuwait to gauge how well they've implemented output cuts agreed on last year, talks will be ...
Saudi Arabia tries to drain oil stocks while protecting customer relationships: KempReuters
Oil edges up as Saudis cut supplies to US, but global glut remainsNasdaq
The Cartel That FailedThe Weekly Standard
STRATFOR -Breitbart News -CNBC -MarketWatch
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Harris County drops to No. 2 nationally in population growth, according to Census data - Houston Chronicle
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:32:05 +0000   

U.S. News & World Report

Harris County drops to No. 2 nationally in population growth, according to Census data
Houston Chronicle
After eight straight years of boom - adding more new residents than any county in the nation - Harris County in 2016 felt some of the oil bust's sting. The county gained a total of about 56,600 people last year, a decline of 37 percent from the ...
Chicago loses residents at rapid rate amid surge in violenceNew York Post
Harris County loses residents to other areas; Texas suburbs growingThe Killeen Daily Herald
Triad sees steady population growth, census data showsGreensboro News & Record
Chicago Sun-Times -SFGate -The Daily Gazette -5newsonline.com
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Overnight Regulation: Senate moves to strike Obama-era internet privacy rules - The Hill
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:20:28 +0000   

The Hill

Overnight Regulation: Senate moves to strike Obama-era internet privacy rules
The Hill
Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, courts, Capitol Hill and beyond. It's Thursday evening here in Washington, where GOP leaders were forced to postpone a vote on their ObamaCare repeal-and-replace ...
Senate Votes to Let ISPs Sell Your Data Without ConsentNBCNews.com
Senate Republicans Vote To Overturn Internet Privacy ProtectionsHuffington Post
Senate votes to roll back consumer privacy rulesOmaha World-Herald
The Seattle Times -Washington Times -The Mercury News -McClatchy Washington Bureau
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Bob Iger says no to virtual reality headsets at Disney parks, aims for augmented reality instead - Los Angeles Times
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:10:48 +0000   

Los Angeles Times

Bob Iger says no to virtual reality headsets at Disney parks, aims for augmented reality instead
Los Angeles Times
Walt Disney Co.'s chief executive has no interest in having theme park visitors strap on virtual reality headsets that block out their view and place them inside a digital world. Smaller rivals, including Knott's Berry Farm, SeaWorld and Six Flags ...
Disney Keeps Bob Iger to Figure Out ESPN -- and Find a SuccessorTheStreet.com
Disney board extends CEO Iger's contract by one yearReuters
Disney's CEO Agrees to Contract Extension Running Until 2019Bloomberg
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Donald, You Are Not In Manhattan Anymore - Huffington Post
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:50:38 +0000   

Huffington Post

Donald, You Are Not In Manhattan Anymore
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― If this is The Art of the Deal, then Donald Trump needs to write a new book. In his first, and therefore crucial foray into presidential negotiating, the prince of New York real estate has been introduced to a world he never faced when he ...
Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if healthcare effort stallsBusiness Insider
These are the biggest opportunities in the market right now, whichever way it movesCNBC
Opinion: Why Donald Trump is a terrible leaderMarketWatch
Vanity Fair -Seeking Alpha -Raw Story -Nasdaq
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Trump's Trade Vows at Risk Under Moderate Advisers, Trumka Says
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:47:26 +0000   
White House trade moderates are watering down President Trump’s tough trade plans, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says in a Wall Street Journal interview.
 
Lessons From Richard Branson's Goodbye Letter to Virgin America - Fortune
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:38:19 +0000   

Fortune

Lessons From Richard Branson's Goodbye Letter to Virgin America
Fortune
Alaska Airlines says it will retire the Virgin America brand by 2019 following its $2.6 billion acquisition of the popular airline, a decision that prompted its founder Richard Branson to pen a heartfelt farewell letter. The blog post published ...
Virgin America to become the latest airline name to disappearFort Worth Star Telegram
Alaska Airlines to retire Virgin America brand in 2019Fox News
Alaska Airlines is killing off the Virgin America brandWLS-TV
SFGate (blog) -WFAA.com -Business Insider -Condé Nast Traveler
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Amazon Defeats IRS in Tax-Court Case
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:30:37 +0000   
Amazon.com prevailed over the Internal Revenue Service in a more-than-$1.5 billion dispute over the online retailer’s transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary.
 
Disney Extends CEO Iger's Tenure
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:27:26 +0000   
With no successor to take the helm at the world’s largest media company, Robert Iger will stay on at least one additional year as head of Walt Disney.
 
Keystone Foes Prepare to Fight as Trump Readies Pipeline Permit - Bloomberg
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:22:23 +0000   

Bloomberg

Keystone Foes Prepare to Fight as Trump Readies Pipeline Permit
Bloomberg
President Donald Trump is about to make good on his promise to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- but the fight is far from over. Instead, it shifts to courtrooms, a Nebraska agency and congressional town hall meetings, where environmental ...
Overnight Energy: Trump's Keystone XL approval coming soonThe Hill
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit on Friday: sourcesReuters
State Department Set To Certify Keystone XL Pipeline Is In National InterestNPR
STLtoday.com -Washington Post -Huffington Post -Daily Caller
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'Deaths of Despair' Claiming More White Americans
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:17:38 +0000   
In 2015, two economists published a landmark paper showing that mortality was rising for white middle-aged Americans after decades of decline. Now a new analysis from the same pair paints an even bleaker picture.
 
Coffee wars! Wall Street runs on Dunkin', not Starbucks - WQAD.com
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:28:41 +0000   

WQAD.com

Coffee wars! Wall Street runs on Dunkin', not Starbucks
WQAD.com
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Black, or with milk? Sugar, or no sweetener? People love their morning coffee, and they are very specific about it. And it appears that more java addicts are starting to buy it at Dunkin' Donuts instead of Starbucks lately ...
Dunkin' Donuts Dumps The Coffee Coolatta, Basically Ruining EverythingHuffington Post
Dunkin' Donuts offering free doughnuts for Roanoke Valley, and more stores may be comingRoanoke Times
Dunkin': 'Does that cappuccino truly elevate your jelly-filled cake?'QSRweb.com
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Jump in U.S. New Home Sales Defies Expectations
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:57:07 +0000   
U.S. new home sales increased sharply for the second consecutive month in February, an indication that growing demand and a pickup in construction activity could help propel a strong spring selling season for this segment of the market.
 
A Senator's Plan to Reduce the Flow of Legal Migrants
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:44:21 +0000   
The consensus among Republicans that more legal immigration is needed is dissolving. Tom Cotton, a Republican senator from Arkansas, says the U.S. admits too many legal immigrants based on family ties rather than skills, education or the ability to assimilate, Greg Ip writes.
 
 


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