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$822,000 Worker Shows California Leads U.S. Pay Giveaway

$822,000 Worker Shows California Leads U.S. Pay Giveaway
bloomberg.com — Nine years ago, California Democrat Gray Davis became the first U.S. governor in 82 years to be recalled by voters. The state's 20 million taxpayers still bear the cost of his four years and 10 months on the job.

Gunman Who Stormed Colorado Planned Parenthood Clinic Surrenders

Gunman Who Stormed Colorado Planned Parenthood Clinic Surrenders
bloomberg.com — A gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, injuring four police officers and wounding a number of civilians, has been arrested, the city's mayor said. Mayor John Suthers said via Twitter that the suspect had been taken into custody by police about 5 p.m. local time Friday.

Ex-Calpers CEO Buenrostro Indicted Over Apollo Investment

bloomberg.com — Federico Buenrostro, former chief executive officer of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, was charged with conspiring to trick the pension fund into paying millions of dollars in fees for a $3 billion investment into funds managed by Apollo Global Management LLC.

Biggest U.S. pension funds urge BofA to split chairman-CEO roles

Biggest U.S. pension funds urge BofA to split chairman-CEO roles
charlotteobserver.com — The two biggest U.S. public pension funds will oppose a Bank of America Corp. proposal that would allow Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan to retain the chairman title. The California Public Employees' Retirement System and the California State Teachers' Retirement System will vote against a proposed bylaw change at a Sept.

Biggest U.S. Pension Funds Urge BofA to Split Chairman-CEO Roles

bloomberg.com — The two biggest U.S. public pension funds will oppose a Bank of America Corp. proposal that would allow Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan to retain the chairman title. The California Public Employees' Retirement System and the California State Teachers' Retirement System will vote against a proposed bylaw change at a Sept.

California Agency Abandons Plans to Regulate Digital Currency

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Alaska Governor Vetoes $3 Billion From Budget as Oil Taxes Lag

bloomberg.com — Alaska Governor Bill Walker vetoed $3 billion from the state budget and said he may have to furlough government workers as lawmakers remain at odds over how to deal with a deficit caused by plummeting oil taxes and royalties.

Brown Warns Drought Means California Must Adapt to Drier Future

Brown Warns Drought Means California Must Adapt to Drier Future
bloomberg.com — California Governor Jerry Brown said residents must reconcile themselves to a more arid way of life to endure a historic drought. "Things are changing," Brown told a gathering of water district officials in Sacramento on Wednesday after regulators for the first time required urban water cutbacks.

Peeping drones spur states to ground voyeuristic flights

Peeping drones spur states to ground voyeuristic flights
sltrib.com — For less than $1,000, small, remotely operated aircraft are increasingly available on the Internet and at hobby stores, and some can be equipped with equally affordable high-definition cameras. At the same time, some of America's biggest companies - names like Chevron and BNSF Railway - are pushing to use drones for everything from pipeline inspection to land surveys.

Creeps Embrace a New Tool: Peeping Drones

Creeps Embrace a New Tool: Peeping Drones
bloomberg.com — It was the blinking lights outside the 10th-story window of her San Jose, California, condo that startled Elsvette Buenaventura from her bed last year. When she drew back the curtain, a small drone hovered a few feet away. In the days that followed, it returned at least three more times.
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May 03, 2016

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May 01, 2016

RT @business: Just in: bloom.bg/1O80mLR Puerto Rico's Governor says the island will default on its bond payment due Monday

Apr 30, 2016

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Apr 30, 2016

Just now on @CNN: "You're looking at live pictures of people eating."

Apr 29, 2016

RT @jmnash: .@JohnKasich says "there are people in this race" who prey on fears and anxieties. He doesn't name names. pic.twitter.com/b9Z00EHjsGG


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