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Lawmakers announce plan to extend California cap and trade - Washington Post

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:18am

Washington Post

Lawmakers announce plan to extend California cap and trade
Washington Post
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders released a plan Monday to extend through 2030 California's cap-and-trade program, a key piece of the state's quest to fight climate change by drastically reducing emissions from greenhouse ...
Halt to California fire prevention fee part of new climate change planSacramento Bee
Bill seeks to extend California's cap-and-trade system to 2030SFGate
Here's What's in the Deal to Extend California's Cap-and-Trade SystemKQED
Reading Eagle -The Mercury News -U.S. News & World Report
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Seattle City Council unanimously approves income tax for the rich - GeekWire

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 8:57pm

GeekWire

Seattle City Council unanimously approves income tax for the rich
GeekWire
The Seattle City Council approves historic income tax on the wealthy. (Flickr Photo / SeattleCityCouncil). The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a plan to levy a 2.25 percent tax on the income of residents earning $250,000 or more ...

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Trump names Randy Quarles as Fed's bank supervisor - Washington Post

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 8:11pm

Washington Post

Trump names Randy Quarles as Fed's bank supervisor
Washington Post
The White House announced Monday evening that it will nominate Randal Quarles, a former Treasury official and private equity investor, to fill a vacant seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and an influential position overseeing the banking ...
Trump to nominate Quarles to be Fed's top banking regulatorReuters
Trump Will Nominate Quarles as Fed's Top Wall Street RegulatorBloomberg
Trump to Appoint Randal Quarles as Fed Bank RegulatorFox Business
WFMZ Allentown -Politico -CNBC -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Amazon up ahead of Prime Day, new service hits Best Buy - Business Insider

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 8:05pm

Business Insider

Amazon up ahead of Prime Day, new service hits Best Buy
Business Insider
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com shares rose on Monday ahead of the world's largest online retailer's own version of Black Friday, while its new service to help set up 'smart homes' weighed on rival Best Buy Co Inc . Prime Day, a 30-hour sale set to ...
Amazon Prime Day Is Already Making Retail Investors MiserableFortune
As Prime Day Looms, Shares of Macy's and Dick's PlummetZacks.com
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Bulls Can't Miss This Prime OpportunityInvestorplace.com
BBNS -Chaffey Breeze -Transcript Daily -Benchmark Monitor
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Hazmat incident at air traffic control center delays flights around the Washington region - Washington Post

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 7:29pm

Washington Post

Hazmat incident at air traffic control center delays flights around the Washington region
Washington Post
An evacuation at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center in Leesburg, Va. is delaying flights around the region, authorities said Monday evening. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said there were ground stops at all ...
Va. control room fumes lead to flight delays at DC-area airportsWTOP
FAA facility evacuation prompts delays at 3 DC-area airportsCharlotte Observer
Washington DC area airports see flight delays due to issue at control roomWYFF Greenville
WBAL Baltimore -WJLA -FOX 5 DC -Loudoun Now
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Elliott proposes $18.5 billion Oncor deal to top Buffett - Reuters

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 7:25pm

Reuters

Elliott proposes $18.5 billion Oncor deal to top Buffett
Reuters
FILE PHOTO - Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake. By Jessica DiNapoli. Elliott Management Corp, the largest ...
Warren Buffett Sets Personal Record, Donates Nearly $3.2 Billion In A Single DayForbes
Oncor CEO says Berkshire Hathaway has the edge over Elliott in bidding, for nowCNBC
Elliott Hedge Fund Seeks to Challenge Buffett's Bid for Energy CompanyNew York Times
Fortune -Fox Business -CNNMoney -Nasdaq
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Seattle approves new income tax for wealthy residents - Washington Post

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 6:36pm

Washington Post

Seattle approves new income tax for wealthy residents
Washington Post
SEATTLE — Seattle's wealthiest would become the only Washington state residents to pay an income tax under legislation approved by the City Council, a measure designed as much to raise revenue as to open a broader discussion about whether the ...
Seattle City Council approves income tax on the wealthySeattle Times
The Latest: Seattle OKs income tax on wealthy residentsSacramento Bee
Seattle passes income tax. Next: lawsuits?Crosscut
MyNorthwest.com -KIRO Seattle
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Nevada marijuana sales strain supply, prompting 'emergency' regulations - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 6:24pm

NEWS.com.au

Nevada marijuana sales strain supply, prompting 'emergency' regulations
NEWS.com.au
THE US state of Nevada is running out of weed. And its governor is so concerned he has just endorsed a state of emergency. Fox News is reporting that the Nevada Tax Commission is concerned many stores legally selling recreational marijuana are running ...

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The Latest: GOP health care divisions multiply - Washington Post

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 5:33pm

Washington Post

The Latest: GOP health care divisions multiply
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Republican health care bill (all times local):. 5:35 p.m.. GOP divisions over health care are multiplying as the White House pressures Senate Republicans to act swiftly to pass Obamacare repeal legislation. So far, there ...
Divisions Remain in Senate Health Care BattleU.S. News & World Report

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Divisions Remain in Senate Health Care Battle - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 5:10pm

U.S. News & World Report

Divisions Remain in Senate Health Care Battle
U.S. News & World Report
GOP lawmakers return from their July 4th recess at an 'impasse' over how to proceed in their efforts to repeal Obamacare. By Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter | July 10, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Divisions ...

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Snap Slips Below IPO Price Amid Doubts Over Future Growth - Bloomberg

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 4:26pm

Bloomberg

Snap Slips Below IPO Price Amid Doubts Over Future Growth
Bloomberg
Snap Inc. shares fell below their initial public offering price for the first time amid questions about the company's ability to grow as fast as initially expected and after recent declines in technology stocks worldwide. The stock closed down 1.1 ...
Snap shares fall below $17 IPO price for first timeReuters
Snap shares fall below IPO price for the first timeLos Angeles Times
Snap sinks below its IPO price for the first timeBusiness Insider
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Jeff Bezos Just Wiped Another Billion Dollars Off a Rival's Valuation - Vanity Fair

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 3:24pm

Vanity Fair

Jeff Bezos Just Wiped Another Billion Dollars Off a Rival's Valuation
Vanity Fair
Leave it to Amazon C.E.O. Jeff Bezos to keep finding new and interesting ways to step on his competitors. Last month, the e-commerce giant wreaked havoc on rival grocery stores when it announced a $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, immediately ...

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Sears Stores Closing List 2017: 8 More Locations Announced - Yahoo Finance

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:45pm

Yahoo Finance

Sears Stores Closing List 2017: 8 More Locations Announced
Yahoo Finance
The Sears stores closing list is getting more members as Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) adds new locations. Sears Stores Closing List 2017: 8 More Locations Announced. More. Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr. Here are the eight new locations that are ...
Sears To Close 8 Namesake, 35 Kmart StoresPYMNTS.com
Sears Holdings Closing Another 43 StoresJCK
Sears, Kmart to close 43 more storesNashville Business Journal
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis -Markets Daily -UpperMichigansSource.com
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Faraday Future Halts Construction Of $1 Billion Factory In Nevada Amid Cash Crunch - Jalopnik

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:14pm

Jalopnik

Faraday Future Halts Construction Of $1 Billion Factory In Nevada Amid Cash Crunch
Jalopnik
Ambitious but troubled startup automaker Faraday Future said today that it's officially halting efforts to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada, as its billionaire financier Jia Yueting deals with significant money problems. The move comes just days ...
Faraday Future Scraps North Las Vegas Construction PlansU.S. News & World Report
Faraday Future Halting Assembly Plant Construction in North Las VegasKTVN
Apartment complex near H Street and McWilliams on fire for 2nd time in 4 daysNews3LV
Las Vegas Sun -The Nevada Independent -FOX5 Las Vegas -Mesquite Local News
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US Agency Moves to Allow Class-Action Lawsuits Against Financial Firms - New York Times

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 1:58pm

New York Times

US Agency Moves to Allow Class-Action Lawsuits Against Financial Firms
New York Times
Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, during a Senate hearing last year. Credit Alex Wong/Getty Images. The nation's consumer watchdog is adopting a rule on Monday that would pry open the courtroom doors for millions of ...
Consumer bureau cracks down on arbitration clausesThe Hill
There's only one year left in CFPB Director Cordray's term...will he make it?HousingWire (blog)
Federal regulator moves to mostly ban arbitration clausesWashington Post
Reuters -Nasdaq -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Central Valley Business Times
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Siemens to press charges after turbines moved from Russia to Crimea - Reuters

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 1:22pm

Reuters

Siemens to press charges after turbines moved from Russia to Crimea
Reuters
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens said on Monday at least two of its gas turbines had been moved "against its will" from Russia to Crimea, a region subject to sanctions barring EU firms providing it with energy technology. The European ...
Siemens Says Russian Partner Violated Crimea SanctionsNew York Times
Siemens in dispute with Russia over diverted turbinesBBC News
Siemens seeks legal action after turbines taken to CrimeaFinancial Times
Washington Post -Reuters UK -Nasdaq -London South East (registration) (blog)
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4 times when it's OK not to tip - CNBC

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:05pm

CNBC

4 times when it's OK not to tip
CNBC
Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting founder Jodi Smith says tipping is typically set on precedence and evolves over time. Academic professionals, highly skilled people and small business owners are a couple of people who you wouldn't typically give a ...
Poll reveals the best, worst tippers in the USKCCI Des Moines
Men and Republicans Are the Best TippersBloomberg
Best tippers? Gender and political affiliation may factor into how you tip at restaurantsUSA TODAY
AOL -Yahoo Finance -Orlando Sentinel -Fortune
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Wells Fargo to pay $142M in fake-account settlement - USA TODAY

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:02pm

USA TODAY

Wells Fargo to pay $142M in fake-account settlement
USA TODAY
Banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. will pay $142 million in a class-action settlement to customers whose credit scores have been hurt by its employees' much-maligned practices of creating fake accounts at bank branches. The settlement, approved by a ...
$142M settlement in Wells Fargo scandal gets preliminary OKWinston-Salem Journal
Wells Fargo Victims Closer to Payback After Judge Approves $142M Class-Action Settlement in Sham Accounts ScandalKTLA
Judge approves $142 million settlement in Wells Fargo account scandalWESH Orlando
Reuters -Business Insider -Charlotte Business Journal -Philadelphia Business Journal
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US Newspapers' Problems Come From Their Former Monopoly, Not The Duopoly Of Facebook And Google - Forbes

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:49am

Forbes

US Newspapers' Problems Come From Their Former Monopoly, Not The Duopoly Of Facebook And Google
Forbes
There is a move by a collection of America's newspapers--largely newspapers that is--to seek anti-trust exemption so that they can negotiate as a group against Facebook and Google. The argument is that the two tech firms now dominate the online ...
News outlets seek to negotiate with Google, Facebook on adsWashington Post
Newspaper Publishers Seek Hill Help Against Facebook, GoogleBroadcasting & Cable
Newspapers seek antitrust exemption to band together in fight against Google and FacebookChicago Tribune
CNBC -Rappler -New York Times -Sputnik International
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