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For More Teens, Arrests by Police Replace School Discipline

online.wsj.com — A generation ago, schoolchildren caught fighting in the corridors, sassing a teacher or skipping class might have ended up in detention. Today, there's a good chance they will end up in police custody.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @crampell: For more teens, arrests by police replace school discipline on.wsj.com/1s0eWIM

Oct 21, 2014

For more teens, arrests by police replace school discipline on.wsj.com/1s0eWIM

Oct 21, 2014

In 2012, 260k students were reported to law enforcement by schools. Tracing the wave of arrests back to schools: on.wsj.com/1s0eWIM

Oct 21, 2014

RT @TomPerrotta: Stunning WSJ story on student arrests, like the Wisconsin child charged with theft for sharing chicken nuggets. online.wsj.com/articles/for-m…

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New York Fed Faulted in ‘London Whale’ Case

online.wsj.com — The Federal Reserve Bank of New York failed to examine J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s investment unit ahead of the bank's 2012 "London Whale" trading debacle, despite a recommendation from other Fed supervisors that they look at the unit involved in the trades, according to a new report.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJmarkets: The NY Fed didn't investigate a JP Morgan unit ahead of the "London Whale" even after Fed supervisors asked it to: on.wsj.com/1wlWPkJ

Oct 21, 2014

RT @AlanZibel: New York Fed failed to examine J.P. Morgan ‘London Whale’ unit, inspector general’s report says on.wsj.com/1wlWPkJ via @WSJ

Oct 21, 2014

Sounds like the really juicy stuff on NY Fed Whale miss is in the "unabridged" report that isn't public. on.wsj.com/1wlWPkJ

Oct 21, 2014

The NY Fed failed to follow-up on a rec to examine $JPM investment unit ahead of the London Whale debacle on.wsj.com/1wlWPkJ

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McDonald’s Profit Falls 30% on U.S., China Woes

online.wsj.com — McDonald's Corp. said its third-quarter earnings fell a worse-than-expected 30% as the fast-food giant continues to struggle in the U.S. and other parts of the world.
Oct 21, 2014

Coca-Cola and McDonald's are struggling to expand amid dwindling demand for their products online.wsj.com/articles/mcdon… pic.twitter.com/1L2ujoHnXe

Oct 21, 2014

RT @amacker: In other news, people are drinking less Coke and eating less McDonalds. on.wsj.com/1pwL9rt pic.twitter.com/vMQkaMQxe7

Oct 21, 2014

No coincidence dept: Stories on @wsj homepage on earnings drops at McDonalds (online.wsj.com/articles/mcdon…) and Coca-Cola (online.wsj.com/articles/coke-…)

Oct 21, 2014

In other news, people are drinking less Coke and eating less McDonalds. on.wsj.com/1pwL9rt pic.twitter.com/vMQkaMQxe7

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Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French Oil Giant Total, Dies in Plane Crash

online.wsj.com — PARIS-French oil company Total SA said Chairman and Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie died Monday in a plane crash at a Russian airport. The French executive, who enjoyed close relations with numerous world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, was 63 years old. Mr. de Margerie and the three crew members on board were...
Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJ: Known as 'Big Mustache,' the CEO of Total died in a jet crash during takeoff at Moscow airport on.wsj.com/1vGS72V pic.twitter.com/uQgJdrfjhD

Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJ: Known as 'Big Mustache,' the CEO of Total died in a jet crash during takeoff at Moscow airport on.wsj.com/1vGS72V pic.twitter.com/uQgJdrfjhD

Oct 21, 2014

Christophe de Margerie aka "Big Mustache" CEO of French oil giant Total, dies in Moscow plane crash on.wsj.com/1wl4LTn via @WSJ

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Unemployment Rate Below 5% in 15 States

blogs.wsj.com — The unemployment rate stood below the 5% line in 15 states in September, signaling a return to healthier labor-market conditions in a growing swath of the country. Colorado became the latest state to break the barrier, with its unemployment rate falling to 4.7% last month from 5.1% in August, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @NKingofDC: Jobless rate is below 5% in 15 states, including the fairest of them all, Colorado. on.wsj.com/1wm79JJ @WSJecon pic.twitter.com/KsQp7MhF2s

Oct 21, 2014

Jobless rate is below 5% in 15 states, including the fairest of them all, Colorado. on.wsj.com/1wm79JJ @WSJecon pic.twitter.com/KsQp7MhF2s

Oct 21, 2014

RT: “@WSJecon: The unemployment rate is below 5% in 15 states. Where does your state stand? on.wsj.com/1wm79JJ pic.twitter.com/7WVv7z8DX8

Oct 21, 2014

The unemployment rate is below 5% in 15 states. Where does your state stand? on.wsj.com/1wm79JJ

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GT Advanced ‘On the Cusp’ of Settlement With Apple

blogs.wsj.com — GT Advanced Technologies has, for the third time, asked a court to push back the deadline for Apple Inc. to state its case for keeping secret the causes of GT Advanced's bankruptcy.
Oct 21, 2014

Mysterious bankruptcy case involving NH-based display maker GT Advanced Technologies & Apple: blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/201… (via @sanatpatel)

Oct 21, 2014

Which will no doubt be sealed — GT Advanced ‘On the Cusp’ of Settlement With Apple blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/201… $GTAT

Oct 21, 2014

GT Advanced Is ‘On the Cusp’ of a Settlement With Apple murph.me/1yfuJsC @wsj

Oct 21, 2014

Bankrupt GT Advanced says its on the cusp of a settlement with Apple. on.wsj.com/1FwNr3Q via @WSJBankruptcy

Oct 21, 2014

RT @djtgallagher: GT Advanced near settlement with Apple on disclosing what went wrong at sapphire maker. $GTATQ $AAPL on.wsj.com/1FwNr3Q via @WSJ

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U.S. to Require Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Fly Into 5 Airports

online.wsj.com — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new Ebola travel restrictions that included making all travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea fly into one of five airports with enhanced screening.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @Laurie_Garrett: Concentrating all West African travel into USA to 5 airports: the @DHSgov scheme to limit #Ebola online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-t…

Oct 21, 2014

U.S. to Require Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Fly Into 5 Airports on.wsj.com/1oqpIxh

Oct 21, 2014

RT @janetadamy: U.S. to restrict flights from Ebola-stricken countries to just 5 airports doing stringent Ebola checks @kristinapet on.wsj.com/1oqpIxh

Oct 21, 2014

U.S. to restrict flights from Ebola-stricken countries to just 5 airports doing stringent Ebola checks @kristinapet on.wsj.com/1oqpIxh

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Google Leads $542 Million Deal in Secretive Startup Magic Leap

blogs.wsj.com — Google Inc. is hedging its bets as it prepares for a future when our laptops and smartphones will be antiquated technology.In one of the largest venture-capital deals on record, the tech giant and a slew of well-heeled firms are investing $542 million in Magic Leap Inc., a secretive visual-display company near Miami.
Oct 21, 2014

A secretive augmented reality startup gets $542 million in venture funding: blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/10…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @EvelynRusli: $goog investment in Magic Leap values co. at abt just below $2b, accd to sources, huge round at series b-- blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/10…

Oct 21, 2014

$goog investment in Magic Leap values co. at abt just below $2b, accd to sources, huge round at series b-- blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/10…

Oct 21, 2014

Google makes its virtual reality move. Will it avoid nausea? on.wsj.com/ZE644U

Oct 21, 2014

RT @ScottThurm: Google takes a $542 mil Magic Leap into virtual reality (sort of) on.wsj.com/ZE644U via @evelynrusli & @alistairmbarr

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Ohio’s Gov. Kasich Clarifies: I Still Oppose Obamacare

blogs.wsj.com — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich moved quickly to deny a report that quoted him saying repeal of the Affordable Care Act was "not gonna happen," saying that he had been talking instead solely about the health law's expansion of Medicaid, which he has opted to do in his state.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @DanHenninger: John Kasich: “I don’t see how supporting Medicaid is the same as supporting Obamacare.” blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/…

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Spanish Nursing Aide Declared Cured of Ebola

Oct 21, 2014

RT @JENeumann: Spanish nursing aide infected with Ebola declared free of virus on.wsj.com/ZMETFe via @WSJ

Oct 21, 2014

Spanish nursing aide infected with Ebola declared free of virus on.wsj.com/ZMETFe via @WSJ

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The Pros and Cons of a Yahoo Deal For Video Tech Company BrightRoll

blogs.wsj.com — When Yahoo reports third quarter earnings today, the company is expected to provide details on how it is evaluating potential acquisitions it could make using the haul of cash from the Alibaba IPO. Many in the ad world have been speculating about which companies make for good Yahoo targets.
Oct 21, 2014

Good rundown of why Yahoo should and shouldn't buy video ad tech firm BrightRoll by @digitalshields blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/10…

Oct 21, 2014

One of the pros of a Yahoo deal for BrightRoll: BrightRoll is already bringing in revenue. Huzzah! $YHOO on.wsj.com/ZEZ8V9

Oct 21, 2014

The Pros and Cons of a Yahoo Deal For Video Tech Company BrightRoll murph.me/1ta2oDN @wsj

Oct 21, 2014

RT @digitalshields: Why a Yahoo BrightRoll hookup could make a lot of sense (and few reasons for caution) on.wsj.com/124OQQ1

Oct 21, 2014

Why a Yahoo BrightRoll hookup could make a lot of sense (and few reasons for caution) on.wsj.com/124OQQ1

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Apple’s iCloud Service Under Attack in Mainland China

Oct 21, 2014

Apple says aware of "intermittent organized network attacks” on iCloud. Doesn't mention China on.wsj.com/1pwOZAH via @WSJD

Oct 21, 2014

Apple’s iCloud service under attack in mainland China on.wsj.com/1pwOZAH via @WSJ

Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJD: Apple’s iCloud service is under attack in mainland China. "It’s evident that it’s quite massive," one analyst said. on.wsj.com/1pwOZAH

Oct 21, 2014

RT @ScottThurm: Apple’s iCloud service under attack in China, potentially exposing user names, passwords, etc on.wsj.com/1pwOZAH via @WSJD

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Russian Investigators Blame Air Crash on Negligence, Drunkenness

online.wsj.com — MOSCOW-The plane that crashed in Moscow late Monday killing Total SA's chief executive and three crew members hit a snow-removal vehicle whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday. The jet carrying Christophe de Margerie was taking off at Moscow's Vnukovo airport just before midnight local time when it grazed the vehicle, caught...
Oct 21, 2014

Investigators say intoxicated snowplow driver caused Total CEO air crash; his lawyer says he doesn't-and didn't-drink on.wsj.com/1pwvA2N

Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJ: Russian investigators have released this image of the plane crash which killed Total's CEO: on.wsj.com/1t9OoKg pic.twitter.com/r0nJHMEew8

Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJeurope: Russian investigators have released this image of the plane crash which killed Total's CEO on.wsj.com/1vI8igo pic.twitter.com/uUA6eNhTJm

Oct 21, 2014

Opening criminal probe, Russian officials say drunk driver caused airplane crash that killed Total CEO. on.wsj.com/1pwvA2N

Oct 21, 2014

BEA: investigators, Dassault and Unijet reps enroute to assist probe of Falcon 50 crash that killed Total CEO online.wsj.com/articles/russi…

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Three U.S. Agencies Approve Relaxed Mortgage-Lending Rules

online.wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Three federal agencies approved long-delayed U.S. mortgage market standards Tuesday, completing a less onerous rule than regulators originally proposed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @NickTimiraos: Dodd-Frank asked 6 regulators to write a mortgage rule. 4 yrs later, they adopted the one written by a 7th regulator on.wsj.com/1oqlWnF

Oct 21, 2014

RT @ddayen: The revised "risk retention" rule basically ensures that lenders won't have to retain any risk online.wsj.com/articles/three…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @NickTimiraos: Dodd-Frank asked 6 regulators to write a mortgage rule. 4 yrs later, they adopted the one written by a 7th regulator on.wsj.com/1oqlWnF

Oct 21, 2014

RT @NickTimiraos: Dodd-Frank asked 6 regulators to write a mortgage rule. 4 yrs later, they adopted the one written by a 7th regulator on.wsj.com/1oqlWnF

Oct 21, 2014

Dodd-Frank asked 6 regulators to write a mortgage rule. 4 yrs later, they adopted the one written by a 7th regulator on.wsj.com/1oqlWnF

Ocwen Shares Tumble On Latest Salvo From Lawsky

blogs.wsj.com — Ocwen Financial Corp. shares are tumbling amid reports that New York's top financial regulator has accused the mortgage-servicing company of backdating letters to borrowers. The stock was recently down $5.51, or 21%, to $20.75, on pace for its biggest drop since 1998.

Live: Hong Kong Government, Pro-Democracy Protesters Hold Talks

blogs.wsj.com — At an afternoon press conference, police spokesman Steve Hui said that police would closely monitor the situation tonight as talks get underway. He urged protesters to stay restrained and rational. In the meantime, Mr. Hui said the High Court has granted a temporary injunction to order the removal of protesters from roads in Mong Kok and Admiralty.
Oct 21, 2014

Carrie Lam: “aspiration is not enough, we should be pragmatic.” Live: HK Gov, Pro-Democracy Protesters Hold Talks on.wsj.com/ZEaw3y

Oct 21, 2014

“HongKong’s government is facing a legitimacy crisis” Live: HK Government, Pro-Democracy Protesters Hold Talks on.wsj.com/ZEaw3y

Oct 21, 2014

Not a lot of progress. As the talks wind down, a bit of frustration from the students. blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @kenbrown12: New Leung statement about his quote on voting by the poor doesn't mention the poor. blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/…

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Islamic State’s Sway Spreads to Lebanon

online.wsj.com — TRIPOLI, Lebanon-Sheik Nabil Rahim is jolted by what he hears nowadays from angry teenagers in the poor neighborhoods of this city, the country's second-largest and the hub of its Sunni Muslim community. "They say we want Islamic State, the Islamic State is coming-but they have never actually spoken with someone from Islamic State," said Mr....
Oct 21, 2014

RT @yarotrof: How Sunni marginalization is fueling support for Islamic State in Lebanon: my report from the city of Tripoli on.wsj.com/1onTiUa

Oct 21, 2014

RT @yarotrof: How Sunni marginalization is fueling support for Islamic State in Lebanon: my report from the city of Tripoli on.wsj.com/1onTiUa

Oct 21, 2014

RT @yarotrof: How Sunni marginalization is fueling support for Islamic State in Lebanon: my report from the city of Tripoli on.wsj.com/1onTiUa

Oct 21, 2014

How Sunni marginalization is fueling support for Islamic State in Lebanon: my report from the city of Tripoli on.wsj.com/1onTiUa

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IPhone 6 Recharges Apple’s Growth

Oct 21, 2014

RT @WSJ: Apple reports better-than-seen earnings as strong iPhone demand offsets sluggish iPad sales on.wsj.com/1sJlrU2 pic.twitter.com/xRclytsrRu

Oct 21, 2014

RT @daiwaka: A year ago, story was that Apple was on decline and Samsung was surging. What a difference a year makes. Our story online.wsj.com/articles/apple…

Oct 20, 2014

@GlennF @harrymccracken semi-explicitly online.wsj.com/articles/apple… (I love “the story line around Apple” gee who was pitching that story?)

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Retina iMac Review: The Screen That Makes Desktops Relevant Again

online.wsj.com — I love using a desktop computer to write, surf and create, but I've had a nagging suspicion that they're going away. Who needs a desktop in a world with laptops, tablets and even phones that are just as capable? Last week Apple introduced a new kind of desktop iMac that changed my mind.
Oct 21, 2014

Man, this screen looks awesome. @geoffreyfowler has the review. Good reader comments re: walled ecosystem of Apple. on.wsj.com/ZMIfYN

Oct 21, 2014

The new Retina iMac is the screen that makes desktops relevant again. My @wsj review: on.wsj.com/1uA9T3q pic.twitter.com/poKi8lbxty