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Alstom Board Backs Offer From GE, Bringing Final Deal in Sight - New York Times

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 5:17pm

New York Times

Alstom Board Backs Offer From GE, Bringing Final Deal in Sight
New York Times
Jeffrey R. Immelt, G.E.'s chief executive, in France in late April Alain Jocard/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesJeffrey R. Immelt, G.E.'s chief executive, in France in late April. PARIS — The board of the French industrial conglomerate Alstom said Saturday ...
Alstom Share Price Hits French Government's Bid to Buy StakeWall Street Journal
GE says Alstom board recommends purchase offerChron.com
Alstom backs GE bid as shareholder deal takes shapeCNBC.com
Hindustan Times
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Coloradoans win brutal race up New Hampshire hill - WBAY

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 2:24pm

SFGate

Coloradoans win brutal race up New Hampshire hill
WBAY
Police Lt. David Spicer took four .45-caliber slugs to the chest and arms at point-blank range and lived to tell about it. Like thousands of other police officers and soldiers shot in the line of duty, he owes his life to...More >> ...
New Hampshire run is just 1 hill, but it's a doozyFOXSports.com

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Power Company Clashes With US History in Virginia - ABC News

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:58am

Power Company Clashes With US History in Virginia
ABC News
A power company's plan to build high-rise transmission towers within sight of Jamestown Island has stirred opposition from historic preservationists who say they'll be a visual blight from the swampy shore where America sprouted. Dominion Virginia Power is ...

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FITCH UPGRADES NY's BOND RATING TO AA+ - Auburn Citizen (blog)

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 6:08am

FITCH UPGRADES NY's BOND RATING TO AA+
Auburn Citizen (blog)
In a week that saw state leaders reach agreements on anti-heroin legislation, legalizing medical marijuana and teacher evaluations, the "cherry on the cake" for Gov. Andrew Cuomo came from Fitch Ratings. Fitch, a global rating agency, issued a report Friday ...

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Oracle Buys LiveLOOK - IT Business Net

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 5:24am

Oracle Buys LiveLOOK
IT Business Net
Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire LiveLOOK, a leading provider of real-time, visual collaboration technology for co-browsing and screen sharing. LiveLOOK's cloud-based co-browse technology enables customer service and ...

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SEC Files Lawsuit to Enforce Subpoenas Issued to Congress - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:20pm

Wall Street Journal

SEC Files Lawsuit to Enforce Subpoenas Issued to Congress
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Securities and Exchange Commission went to federal court Friday seeking to enforce subpoenas it issued to Congress, a move that sparks a high-stakes power struggle between two branches of government in a possible insider-trading ...
House committee ordered to hearing as SEC probes insider tradingReuters
House Committee ordered to court in insider probeseattlepi.com

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State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 7:21pm

State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic
Charlotte Observer
BOSTON Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts laid out plans Friday to help alleviate Boston-area traffic created by their proposed casinos. The casino giants are vying for the lucrative eastern region gambling license, which is expected to be awarded in late ...

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Hong Kong's democracy movement is testing Beijing's resolve - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 7:05pm

Hong Kong's democracy movement is testing Beijing's resolve
The Globe and Mail
On a rain-soaked holiday Tuesday, Hong Kong's fight for democracy has all the subtlety of a street carnival. Demonstrators in matching T-shirts chant in unison over ear-splitting blasts from rival megaphones. Students with a “we are all equal” banner belt out ...

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State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic - Chron.com

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 6:30pm

State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic
Chron.com
BOSTON (AP) — Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts laid out plans Friday to help alleviate Boston-area traffic created by their proposed casinos. The casino giants are vying for the lucrative eastern region gambling license, which is expected to be awarded in ...

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State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic - Chron.com

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 6:30pm

Boston Globe

State gambling regulators and casinos talk traffic
Chron.com
BOSTON (AP) — Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts laid out plans Friday to help alleviate Boston-area traffic created by their proposed casinos. The casino giants are vying for the lucrative eastern region gambling license, which is expected to be awarded in ...
State gambling regulators, casinos, talk trafficWWLP 22News

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Unemployment down in Illinois, Wisconsin - Beloit Daily News

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 5:04pm

Times of San Diego

Unemployment down in Illinois, Wisconsin
Beloit Daily News
Unemployment rates fell on both sides of the border in May, dropping to 5.7 percent in Wisconsin and 7.5 percent in Illinois. The Wisconsin percentage is down one-tenth from April and the lowest it's been since October 2008. The state Department of ...
North Bay unemployment rates drop in MayNorth Bay Business Journal
Idaho unemployment rate drops below 5 percentKHQ Right Now
May unemployment numbers bring a surprise for Panhandle countiesThe Northwest Florida Daily News
Chron.com -Tampa Bay Newspapers -Boise Weekly
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SEC Chairman Unveils Plan to Boost Transparency in Bond Markets - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:58pm

New York Times

SEC Chairman Unveils Plan to Boost Transparency in Bond Markets
Wall Street Journal
The nation's top securities regulator, weeks after disclosing a sweeping plan to address issues in the stock market, is targeting a new corner of the market for reform: the bond market. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White, speaking at ...
REFILE-UPDATE 2-US SEC's White calls for reforms in fixed income marketsReuters
SEC: Make bond price quotes more availableUSA TODAY
SEC Chief Seeks to Enhance Disclosure in Bond MarketsNew York Times
SFGate -InvestmentNews
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CANADA FX DEBT-C$ jumps to 5-1/2 month high on firm inflation, retail data - Reuters

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:57pm

CTV News

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ jumps to 5-1/2 month high on firm inflation, retail data
Reuters
... * C$ ends at C$1.0752 to greenback, or 93.01 U.S. cents. * Inflation data forces market rethink on rates. * Bond yields spike (Adds economist comments, primary dealers poll, updates prices). By Alastair Sharp. TORONTO, June 20 (Reuters) - The Canadian ...
Loonie closes sharply higher on stronger inflation dataThe Globe and Mail
QuickList: May inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territoriesMontreal Gazette
The TSX finally breaks through: What now?Financial Post
Toronto Star
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UPDATE 1-Shell offers 30 mln stg to settle 2011 Nigeria oil spills-sources - Reuters

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:55pm

The Guardian

UPDATE 1-Shell offers 30 mln stg to settle 2011 Nigeria oil spills-sources
Reuters
(Updates with lawyer's reaction). LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is ready to pay up to 30 million pounds ($51 million) in compensation for two oil spills in Nigeria in 2008 after a London court rejected a larger claim, sources involved in the ...
Shell to face fresh compensation claims after landmark rulingThe News

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Starbucks Says Upcoming Price Increase 'In No Way Related to' Tuition Program - Businessweek

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 1:54pm

Businessweek

Starbucks Says Upcoming Price Increase 'In No Way Related to' Tuition Program
Businessweek
Starting next week Starbucks (SBUX) cafés will charge several cents more for certain drinks, and the price of Starbucks packaged coffee in supermarkets will go up by about $1. Company spokesman Zack Hutson said in an email that “this pricing adjustment is ...
The secret of Generation CFinancial Times
Starbucks drink prices will riseCNBC.com
Drought in Brazil Means a More Expensive Starbucks VentiWall Street Journal (blog)
ABC News -Bloomberg
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Another disconnect at RadioShack - USA TODAY

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 1:48pm

Dallas Morning News

Another disconnect at RadioShack
USA TODAY
Wall Street continues to tune out RadioShack. Shares are off 10% to 93 cents in mid-day trading Friday, pushing RadioShack below $1 for the first time ever. Hurt by plummeting sales, widening losses, disinterested shoppers, liquidity woes and a turnaround ...
RadioShack slips to below $1 per shareImperial Valley Press

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Texas jobless rate for May slips to 5.1 percent - Daily News - Galveston County

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 1:11pm

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas jobless rate for May slips to 5.1 percent
Daily News - Galveston County
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Job growth kept up in Texas as the unemployment rate declined for a third straight month to 5.1 percent for May, the Texas Workforce Commission announced Friday. The latest seasonally adjusted jobless rate compares to 5.2 percent ...
Abilene's Unemployment Rate Up, But More People Are WorkingBig Country Homepage
Texas shows off largest job increase in 17 years, Odessa second-best statewideOdessa American
Texas adds 383100 jobs in past 12 monthsKVEO-TV
MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM -Athens Daily Review
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Number of Calif. counties with unemployment over 10% plunges, EDD says - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:58pm

Times of San Diego

Number of Calif. counties with unemployment over 10% plunges, EDD says
Los Angeles Times
Job seekers at a hiring fair in Carson. The number of California counties with unemployment above 10% plunged to 13 from 24 in April. Job seekers at a hiring fair in Carson. The number of California counties with unemployment above 10% plunged to 13 ...
May unemployment dropped to 7.6 percent in CaliforniaOrange County Breeze
Siskiyou jobless rate dips to pre-recession levelsMount Shasta Herald
San Diego's Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Point Since May 2008KPBS
Santa Rosa Press Democrat -fox5sandiego.com -Sacramento Business Journal
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Texas jobless rate for May slips to 5.1 percent - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:41am

Texas jobless rate for May slips to 5.1 percent
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Texas unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in May, the third consecutive month of improvement, as employers added an unusually high 56,400 positions. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday said the latest seasonally adjusted jobless rate ...

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Dov Charney's flamboyance masked a failing business - MarketWatch

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:20am

CNNMoney

Dov Charney's flamboyance masked a failing business
MarketWatch
Dov Charney, chief executive officer of American Apparel, in a company retail store in New York. Is there any saving grace? News that American Apparel's (NYSE:APP) Board of Directors has finally booted controversial CEO (and majority shareholder, with ...
Sacked American Apparel boss: the exploits that didn't get him firedTelegraph.co.uk
Dov Charney, controversial clothing brand founderFinancial Times
SEE IT: Fired American Apparel CEO struts nude in front of female workers in ...New York Daily News
CNBC.com -Niagara Gazette -WKBT La Crosse
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