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Death on Highway Leaves Trucker Angry at Widower and God

bloomberg.com — Tap for Slideshow On Aug. 16, four years to the day after the highway accident that tore apart his family, Ed Slattery confronted the man who killed his wife. The two sat on the front porch of the truck driver, Doug Bouch, whose triple-trailer plowed into Susan Slattery's car.
Sep 30, 2014

Sleep-deprived trucker kills 1 & severely injures 2. Blames widower, God. Part of a trend: bloom.bg/1BydPps pic.twitter.com/KR8EMm2GkS

Sep 30, 2014

Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep. 'Burn in Hell' bloom.bg/1DTMwdb via @BloombergNews

Sep 30, 2014

Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep. 'Burn in Hell' bloom.bg/1DTMwdb via @BloombergNews

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Dimon Pep Talk Consoles Eric Cantor on Way to Wall Street

bloomberg.com — Eric Cantor sat in his Washington office in June after one of the biggest upsets in congressional history, getting encouragement from JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Jamie Dimon, head of the largest U.S. bank. Dimon talked about getting fired from another bank by his mentor before rebounding to an even better seat, according to two people who were there.
Sep 30, 2014

"There have to be respectable men and women who run, quite frankly, the system.” bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-3… pic.twitter.com/iB8OluDLHi

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"There have to be respectable men and women who run, quite frankly, the system.” bloom.bg/1DTMuSy via @BloombergNews

Sep 30, 2014

RT @danwilchins: Eric Cantor loves finance stuff. He's going to explain to Moelis clients how "the system" works. bloom.bg/1vu7Sc4

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Eric Cantor loves finance stuff. He's going to explain to Moelis clients how "the system" works. bloom.bg/1vu7Sc4

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Russia Said to Weigh Capital Controls If Net Outflows Intensify

bloomberg.com — Russia 's central bank is weighing the introduction of temporary capital controls if the flow of money out of the country intensifies, according to two officials with direct knowledge of the discussions. Such measures would be preventative and used only if net outflows rise significantly, the people said, who asked not to be identified because no decision has been made.
Sep 30, 2014

Russia said to weigh capital controls if net outflows intensify bloom.bg/ZnSiUL via @BloombergNews

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Bank Of Russia Says It Is Not Considering Limiting Cross-Border Capital Flows, Denying This Bloomberg Report bloom.bg/1vt2qHB

Sep 30, 2014

RT @pmrly: Self-fulfilling prophecy? "Russia Said to Weigh Capital Controls If Net Outflows Intensify" bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-3… via @BloombergNews

Sep 30, 2014

Russian authorities hate bitcoin ibtimes.co.uk/russia-stands-… & are considering capital controls bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-3… Coincidence? Methinks not.

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Traders Turn Up Grilling Sausages at Hong Kong Protests

bloomberg.com — Four traders from BCG Partners Inc., the New York-based brokerage headed by Howard Lutnick and part-owned by his Cantor Fitzgerald LP, turned up at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests last night to grill more than 2,000 sausages for the hungry demonstrators. Tonight they plan to return with more colleagues -- and eight clients.
Sep 30, 2014

Traders grill sausages at Hong Kong protests for "kids that were standing up for their beliefs..without proper food" bloom.bg/ZmJMVV

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RT @theosint: Hong Kong, the only city where hedge fund managers are activists and traders are grilling sausages for protesters! bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-3…

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Pimco ETF Gross Managed Sees Record $446 Million One-Day Outflow

bloomberg.com — Investors yanked a record $446.5 million from an exchange-traded fund managed by Pacific Investment Management Co. co-founder Bill Gross after his sudden departure from the firm on Sept. 26. Pimco's $3.1 billion Total Return ETF (BOND), which follows a similar investment strategy as the Newport Beach, California-based firm's flagship $222 billion mutual fund, has lost 0.17 percent since Sept.
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RT @pdacosta: Redemptions from Pimco’s ETF during the last two trading sessions account for 15% of the fund’s shares outstanding. bloom.bg/1vsXeTP

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RT @LisaAbramowicz1: Pimco's $3 billion Total Return ETF saw a one-day record outflow of $446 million after Bill Gross surprise departure. bloom.bg/1vsXeTP

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RT @pdacosta: Redemptions from Pimco’s ETF during the last two trading sessions account for 15% of the fund’s shares outstanding. bloom.bg/1vsXeTP

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Redemptions from Pimco’s ETF during the last two trading sessions account for 15% of the fund’s shares outstanding. bloom.bg/1vsXeTP

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Job Woes Linger in 29 States as U.S. Recovers Unevenly

bloomberg.com — Kevin Yearout has added about 80 jobs to his Albuquerque, New Mexico, contracting company since July of last year. That still leaves him with less than half the number he employed in 2009, at the end of the deepest downturn since the Great Depression.
Sep 30, 2014

Are we there yet? Lagging job recovery in NV and 28 other states, @SteveMatthews12 reports. bloom.bg/1DV4ADE pic.twitter.com/22Y1nTveaa

Sep 30, 2014

It's still ugly out there: Job Woes Linger in 29 States as U.S. Recovers Unevenly bloom.bg/1DTMi5I via @stevematthews12

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Affordable Global Housing Will Cost $11 Trillion

bloomberg.com — Replacing the world's substandard housing and building affordable alternatives to meet future global demand would cost as much as $11 trillion, according to initial findings in a McKinsey & Co. report.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @wellisz: How much will it cost to replace the world's substandard #housing? Try $11 trillion bloom.bg/1osDg5K via @BloombergNews

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EBay Announces Plan to Separate From Payments Unit PayPal

bloomberg.com — EBay Inc. (EBAY), the world's biggest online marketplace, said it is separating from its payments arm PayPal in a move that will create two publicly traded companies. EBay and PayPal will become independent companies in 2015, subject to customary conditions, the San Jose, California-based company said in a statement.
Sep 30, 2014

Funny what a diff a few months make: EBay Plans to Split Off PayPal in Bow to Carl Icahn bloom.bg/1vsHIaD via @BloombergNews

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EBay Plans to Split Off PayPal, Bowing to Icahn 9 Months Later bloom.bg/1vsHIaD via @BloombergNews

Sep 30, 2014

RT @JCMcCracken: That was fast. In March splitting $EBAY "not a good idea." Now it's reality. ow.ly/C6L3T

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That was fast. In March splitting $EBAY "not a good idea." Now it's reality. ow.ly/C6L3T

Sep 30, 2014

EBay Plans to Split Off PayPal, Bowing to Icahn 9 Months bloom.bg/1vsHIaD

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California Consent Law Seen as Model by Berkeley Students

bloomberg.com — Students at the University of California at Berkeley said they hoped the first state law requiring students to signal their assent before sex would set a nationwide example for college relationships.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @JanetLorin: California consent sex law seen as model by Berkeley students bloom.bg/1vscror

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California consent sex law seen as model by Berkeley students bloom.bg/1vscror

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California's sex consent law is viewed as a model by a Berkeley students bloom.bg/1po6mn1 by @alisonvekshin

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Ivanhoe Cambridge Plans Toronto Office Towers, Terminal

bloomberg.com — Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, plans to build an officer tower and bus terminal complex in Toronto's financial district in partnership with the regional transport authority Metrolinx.

Wal-Mart Blames Tracy Morgan for Injuries Stemming From Accident

bloomberg.com — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan, who was critically injured when his vehicle was struck in June by a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. truck whose driver hadn't slept for at least 24 hours, is to blame for his own injuries because he wasn't wearing a seatbelt, the world's biggest retailer said in court papers.
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Wal-Mart Blames Tracy Morgan for Injuries Stemming From Accident - Bloomberg via @BloombergNews bloom.bg/1ornoAD

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RT @BloombergNews: Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan is to blame for injuries as he wasn't wearing seatbelt in limo-bus: bloom.bg/1ornoAD pic.twitter.com/BID45yu3tO

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RT @kevinorland: Wal-Mart blames Tracy Morgan for injuries stemming from accident bloom.bg/1ornoAD via @BloombergNews $WMT

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Brown Signs Law Making California 1st to Ban Plastic Bags

bloomberg.com — California will become the first state to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, after Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill intended to prevent billions of them from ending up in landfills and waterways. Beginning Jan. 1, stores with at least 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of floor space can't offer shoppers plastic carry-out bags and must charge at least 10 cents for paper substitutes.

Farmers Stung Twice by Grupo Mexico Spill Fouling Waters

bloomberg.com — Marco Antonio Corrales has given up on the peanut and alfalfa crops he was growing this season along the banks of the Sonora River in northern Mexico. That's because the waterway, polluted by a copper sulfate solution that spilled from Grupo Mexico SAB (GMEXICOB) 's Buenavista del Cobre mine last month, then overflowed after Hurricane Odile soaked the region, flooding Corrales's fields.
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RT @PattyLaya: “We have to assume we’ve lost everything:” @nncattan tells the story of farmers devastated by Grupo Mexico's spill bloom.bg/1vtgnVV

Sep 30, 2014

"The mining company comes, pays the fine and leaves...The payments are a joke.They won’t cover our losses.” bloom.bg/1vtgnVV $gmexicob

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Sports Blackout Rule Killed by FCC Over NFL Objections

bloomberg.com — The National Football League, already struggling with off-field woes, took another hit as regulators eliminated a 40-year-old federal rule enforcing television blackouts of games when stadiums don't sell out. The U.S.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: FCC strikes down 40-year-old blackout rule enforcing television blackouts of NFL games when stadiums don’t sell out: bloom.bg/1vrXK2L

Sep 30, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: FCC strikes down 40-year-old blackout rule enforcing television blackouts of NFL games when stadiums don’t sell out: bloom.bg/1vrXK2L

U.S. Seeks to Reverse Apple-Android Data-Locking Decision

bloomberg.com — U.S. law enforcement officials are urging Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc. (GOOG) to give authorities access to smartphone data that the companies have decided to block, and are weighing whether to appeal to executives or seek congressional legislation.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AdvisoryA: wow RT @BloombergNews: U.S. law enforcement may seek congressional action to access Apple and Google smartphone data: bloom.bg/1osDyK2

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RT @BloombergNews: U.S. law enforcement may seek congressional action to access Apple and Google smartphone data: bloom.bg/1osDyK2

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RT @BloombergNews: U.S. law enforcement may seek congressional action to access Apple and Google smartphone data: bloom.bg/1osDyK2

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RT @BloombergNews: U.S. law enforcement may seek congressional action to access Apple and Google smartphone data: bloom.bg/1osDyK2

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