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US EPA to regulate power plant water intake to protect marine life - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:06pm

WNAX

US EPA to regulate power plant water intake to protect marine life
Reuters
May 19 (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators set standards on Monday for large power plants and factories to modify their cooling water systems to reduce the harmful impact on marine and river life. The Environmental Protection Agency said it has ...
EPA Issues Rules to Protect Fish in Plant Cooling SystemsWall Street Journal
EPA aims to reduce fish kills at plantsTribune-Review
EPA issues new rules for industry cooling waterThe News Journal
Businessweek
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Wearable camera maker GoPro files to go public - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:16pm

Entrepreneur

Wearable camera maker GoPro files to go public
Reuters
(Reuters) - GoPro Inc, which makes wearable action cameras and accessories, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. J.P. Morgan, Citigroup and Barclays are the lead underwriters of the ...
GoPro files for $100 million initial public offeringMarketWatch
Camera maker GoPro files IPO planUSA TODAY
GoPro IPO filing shows history of profitability, nearly $1 billion in annual revenuesSan Jose Mercury News
TechCrunch -The Verge -VentureBeat
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Wall St. watchdog probing 170 firms on possible algorithmic abuses - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:04pm

Economic Times

Wall St. watchdog probing 170 firms on possible algorithmic abuses
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's self-regulator is cracking down on abusive trades made on the basis of mathematical algorithms and currently has some 170 ongoing investigations into the subject, its chief said on Monday. The Financial Industry ...
Finra Trade-Surveillance System Will Be Curbed, Ketchum Says (2)Businessweek
Wall Street Regulator May Release Rules on Data Collection Plan This SummerWealthManagement.com
FINRA 'Aggressively' Seeking BD Feedback on CARDS: KetchumThinkAdvisor
Financial Advisor Magazine
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Burger King remakes 'Have it Your Way' slogan - USA TODAY

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 4:59pm

Daily Mail

Burger King remakes 'Have it Your Way' slogan
USA TODAY
Burger King — ever aspiring for that pop cultural, coolness factor — is tweaking its slogan to something slightly more hip: ” Be Your Way.” BURGER KING F FILE USA PA That would, perhaps, be Millennial-speak for the more dated but culturally iconic “Have it ...
Be Your Way: New Burger King Slogan Pushes New Age MessageNBCNews.com
With Burger King's Slogan Swap, You Can't 'Have It Your Way' AnymoreEntrepreneur
Burger King scrapping 'Have It Your Way' sloganLincoln Journal Star
Daily Mail
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Credit Suisse to plead guilty in tax case - CNNMoney

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 2:02pm

The Guardian

Credit Suisse to plead guilty in tax case
CNNMoney
Lawyers from the Justice Department and Credit Suisse are heading to court Monday afternoon as the bank prepares to plead guilty to settle a probe into alleged tax evasion by its U.S. clients, according to people familiar with the agreement. This is part of a ...
Credit Suisse near expected criminal settlementUSA TODAY
Credit Suisse Plea Looms as U.S. Said to Reassure BanksBloomberg
Credit Suisse guilty plea likely to be announced on MondayReuters
Financial Times -Accountingweb.com
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LL Bean's first chief executive from outside the founding family to retire in 2016 - Bangor Daily News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:49pm

LL Bean's first chief executive from outside the founding family to retire in 2016
Bangor Daily News
FREEPORT, Maine — L.L. Bean's president and chief executive officer, Chris McCormick, the Maine-based company's first leader from outside the Gorman family in its 102-year-history, announced Monday that he plans to retire in March 2016 after what will ...
APNewsBreak: LL Bean's CEO to step down in 2016seattlepi.com
LL Bean's CEO to step down in 2016Hilton Head Island Packet

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UPDATE 2-GM names new top spokesman Cervone, turning to old hand - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:11pm

Forbes

UPDATE 2-GM names new top spokesman Cervone, turning to old hand
Reuters
(Adds detail on Cervone's tenure at GM). DETROIT May 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Co has turned to an old hand to lead its global communications as it deals with the fallout of a defective ignition-switch issue linked to at least 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 ...
General Motors (GM) Names Communications President Following Recall DebacleTheStreet.com
GM Hires Cervone From VW to Run PR Unit Amid Recall Crisis (1)Businessweek
General Motors names new top spokesman Cervone, turning to old handEconomic Times
NBCNews.com -Boston.com -GlobalPost
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Many Target Corp. (TGT:US) customers are ready to forgive and forget. - Businessweek

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:33am

Local 10

Many Target Corp. (TGT:US) customers are ready to forgive and forget.
Businessweek
Following a data breach over the holiday season that affected millions of shoppers, only 7 percent of customers plan to reduce spending at the chain over the next year, according to a Bloomberg National Poll. The survey, conducted May 8-11, also found that ...
Target's Problem No One Is Talking AboutFox Business
Target Ex-CEO Steinhafel's Fiscal 2013 Pay Fell 37%Wall Street Journal
What data breach? New poll finds customers forgive TargetRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Huffington Post
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US Stocks Trade Mixed - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:25am

TheBull.com.au

US Stocks Trade Mixed
Wall Street Journal
U.S. stocks were mixed Monday, as technology stocks and shares of small companies recovered while blue-chip names faltered. The S&P 500 was nearly unchanged at 1878, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose seven points, or 0.2%, to 4098.
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower on growth concernsReuters
Stock market live blog: S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 rally; AT&T weighs on DowMarketWatch (blog)
Stocks Open Mixed As Markets Focus on Merger ActivityNBCNews.com

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Ackman says Allergan CEO has conflict in considering takeover offer - Reuters

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:14am

TODAYonline

Ackman says Allergan CEO has conflict in considering takeover offer
Reuters
(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman said on Monday that Allergan Inc's (AGN.N) chief executive has a "disabling" conflict of interest because accepting a takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO) likely means he would lose his job.
Bill Ackman ratchets up pressure on Allergan with open letter to directorMarketWatch (blog)
Dear Allergan Board, Bill Ackman Just Wants a Phone NumberWall Street Journal (blog)
Valeant's $47B Allergan buyout could spawn a breakup, CEO tells investorsFiercePharma

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Campbell Soup Lowers Outlook After Weak 3Q Sales - Fox Business

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:13am

Philly.com

Campbell Soup Lowers Outlook After Weak 3Q Sales
Fox Business
Campbell Soup (CPB) lowered its fiscal 2014 sales guidance on Monday after it said third-quarter revenue fell below expectations despite new soup launches and promotions. The Camden, N.J.-based soup and snacks maker reported earnings of $184 ...
Has Campbell Soup Knocked Over the Saucepan?TheStreet.com
Campbell Soup cuts sales outlook, shares fallseattlepi.com
Campbell Soup Shares Drop After Company Cuts Sales ForecastBloomberg
Investor's Business Daily
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Prosecutors: Chinese targeted Pennsylvania firms - WHP Harrisburg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:06am

USA TODAY

Prosecutors: Chinese targeted Pennsylvania firms
WHP Harrisburg
Eds: Updates with information from indictment naming targeted companies. With BC-US--China-Cyberspying. Will be updated. By JOE MANDAK Associated Press. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say four major manufacturing firms that are based or ...
Attorney General announces hacking charges against Chinese army workersFortune (blog)

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VW's Tony Cervone to rejoin GM as head of global communications - Automotive News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:47am

VW's Tony Cervone to rejoin GM as head of global communications
Automotive News
WASHINGTON -- General Motors, in the thick of a recall crisis that prompted a $35 million fine from the U.S. government last week, said today that it rehired public-relations executive Tony Cervone, who served as one of GM's top spokesmen as the company ...

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Vatican Says It's Boosting Efforts to Prevent Financial Crimes - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:39am

NDTV

Vatican Says It's Boosting Efforts to Prevent Financial Crimes
Bloomberg
The Vatican is stepping up efforts to increase its financial transparency and prevent money laundering amid regulatory pressure for compliance with international standards. Last year saw ''a significant strengthening of the legal and institutional framework of ...
Vatican says bank needs 'corrective measures'WOI
Vatican's suspicious transactions jump in 2013Hilton Head Island Packet

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Southwest Airlines to make big announcement on future plans - WFAA

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:26am

San Francisco Chronicle

Southwest Airlines to make big announcement on future plans
WFAA
DALLAS -- Get ready to pack your bags and head off to a new destination. Southwest Airlines is ready to make a big announcement which could affect your travel plans. Back in February, Southwest announced 15 new non-stop destinations once the Wright ...
Neighbors Fear Dallas Love Field Noise IncreaseCBS Local
RIP to the 'Southwest effect'?USA TODAY

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Memorial Day travel expected at highest levels since 2005 peak - Central Valley Business Times

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:06am

Mother Nature Network

Memorial Day travel expected at highest levels since 2005 peak
Central Valley Business Times
Statewide, a total of 4.28 million Californians are projected to take holiday trips over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, an increase of 1.8 percent compared to the 4.21 million travelers in 2013, according to surveys by the AAA. Of those, about 83 percent ...
DC area should prepare for Memorial Day travel gridlockWTOP
1.3 million Ohioans expected to travel for holidaySteubenville Herald Star
Memorial Day travel expected to increaseWisconsin Radio Network

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Yahoo Japan drops Y324bn plan to buy eAccess from SoftBank - Financial Times

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:51am

Capital FM Kenya

Yahoo Japan drops Y324bn plan to buy eAccess from SoftBank
Financial Times
Yahoo Japan has pulled out of a Y324bn ($3.2bn) deal to buy a mobile phone carrier from its own largest shareholder, the telecoms group SoftBank, that had been met with deep scepticism from investors. Yahoo Japan's share price has tumbled by one-third ...
SoftBank Cancels Plan To Acquire EAccess, Cuts Revenue View - UpdateRTT News
SoftBank Calls Off Asset ReshuffleWall Street Journal
Yahoo! Japan drops plans to acquire eAccessTeleGeography
TechCrunch -Reuters -The Japan Times
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High gas levels apparently ignored at Turkish mine - Chron.com

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:19am

Sky News Australia

High gas levels apparently ignored at Turkish mine
Chron.com
Chief prosecutor Bekir Sahiner speaks to the media in the coal miners' town of Soma, Turkey, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Twenty-five people, including mining company executives, have been detained as Turkish officials investigate the mining disaster that killed ...
Turkish mining disaster: Sensors indicated high levels of toxic gas days before fireIrish Independent
Turkey mine disaster: 2 more arrests after 301 killedCBC.ca
Two more charged as Turkey promises action plan over mine disasterThe News International
Straits Times -Daily Beast -Business Recorder
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Asian Stocks Retreat With China Shares as Nickel Rebounds - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 2:20am

The News International

Asian Stocks Retreat With China Shares as Nickel Rebounds
Bloomberg
A residential construction site is reflected in a window in Jinan, China. China's housing-market slowdown is spreading, according to data issued yesterday, with prices rising in the fewest cities in 1 1/2 years. Close. A residential construction site is reflected in a ...
China shares fall on financials and property, Hong Kong followsEconomic Times
Asian Shares Lower on China DataWall Street Journal
Asian Stocks Fall for Second Day on China Housing SlowdownBusinessweek
Washington Post
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Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ... - Fox News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:15am

Thai economy contracts 2.1 percent in 1Q as political crisis takes toll on domestic ...
Fox News
BANGKOK – Thailand's economy contracted by 2.1 percent in the first quarter, slammed by a protracted political crisis that is likely to slow growth for the rest of the year. The National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday that consumer ...

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