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1 hr ago | West Australian

Analysis - Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

China's economy is slowing. The euro zone's is a flat line. Japan's sank in the second quarter.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

1 hr ago | JD Journal

Michael Caplan Becomes COO of Goodwin Procter

Summary: Michael Caplan becomes Chief Operating Officer of Goodwin Procter LLP with effect from August 18. He succeeds Arthur Greenberg, who is retiring.

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Related Topix: Goodwin Procter, Insurance, Marsh and Mclennan Companies, Pop/Rock, The Association

2 hrs ago | Fox News

Foreign investors are even more involved in U.S. real estate than you might think.

In 2013, foreign direct investment in U.S. commercial real estate achieved record numbers and big headlines.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Real Estate, General Growth Properties, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Opinion, Business News

4 hrs ago | Reuters

Exclusive: Amid investor pressure, PetSmart says to explore sale

PetSmart Inc said on Tuesday it will explore a potential sale of the company, bowing to mounting pressure from several shareholders led by activist investor Jana Partners LLC. Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday that the pet supply retailer, which has a market capitalization of nearly $7 billion, has decided to review strategic alternatives and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, PETsMART, Pets, Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz

9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: Lawyers of the GWB

THE POLITICAL cost of the George Washington Bridge scandal may be incalculable, but the legal fees are not.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Chris Christie, US Governors, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Law.com

McDermott Beats Back Drug Patent Challenge for Depomed

Depomed Inc. said a ruling Tuesday preserves its monopoly on the pain drug Gralise for a decade, allowing the small pharmaceutical company and its investors to breathe a huge sigh of relief.

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Related Topix: DepoMed, Startups, Newark, NJ, McDermott Will and Emery

Al Bawaba

Smart Living City - Dubai 2014 to highlight role of 'Big Data'...

Home >> Business >> Construction & Real Estate >> Smart Living City - Dubai 2014 To Highlight Role Of 'big Data' On Integrated 'smart City' Development The role of advanced 'smart' concepts such as 'Big Data' and 'Cloud Computing' in the development of genuinely 'smart cities' will be extensively covered through discussions and exhibitions at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, The Data Company, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Marketing

Contra Costa Times

West Contra Costa district receives $1.4 million in legal settlement

The West Contra Costa school board's former bond counsel will pay the district $1.4 million to settle a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe

San Diego Source

The good and bad of defense legacy systems

"If you buy a brand new house, sometimes you move in your old furniture," said Dave Grundies, president of GET Engineering , at a recent defense roundtable at The Daily Transcript .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

CNet News

Symantec Moving All Norton Security into One Cloud Service

Symantec also will retire some of its stand-alone Norton legacy products, such as Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus and Norton360.

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Related Topix: Startups, Symantec, The Data Company

Alabama Live

New York inmate's wrongful death lawsuit targets Corizon, Alabama's inmate health care...

Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, New York Government, New York, Southern Poverty Law Center

New York Post

Lingerie brand sues lawyer for $6M over flubbed bra patent

A white-shoe law firm botched the handling of a patent for a bust-enlarging bra insert, allowing competitors to market knockoffs, a new Manhattan lawsuit charges.

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Related Topix: McDermott Will and Emery

New York Daily News

Silicone bra insert inventor sues former lawyer for flawed...

Debra MacKinnon's lawsuit says Victoria's Secret has been able to sell bra inserts, above, that copy her design.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, McDermott Will and Emery

TechCrunch

Vantage Analytics Raises $1.1M To Make Analytics Data More Usable For Small Businesses

Co-founder and President Aran Hamilton told me that the company currently integrates with Shopify's e-commerce platform, aiming to help Shopify businesses understand and act on their data.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Small Business, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology

JD Supra

Consumer Privacy Legislation? All Sides Weigh In But Remain Far Apart in the Big Debate Over Big Data

Recent comments filed by various stakeholders in response to the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Request for Public Comment on "Big Data and Consumer Privacy in the Internet Economy," evidence a wide rift between consumer groups and most business interests regarding the need for additional ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Privacy

Philly.com

Revel lawyer: Casino's closure could spur sale

As painful as the Sept. 2 closure of the Revel casino in Atlantic City will be for the more than 4,000 employees who work there, it could help spur a sale of the $2.4 billion property, a Revel attorney said in bankruptcy court Monday.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, White and Case, Morristown, NJ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Dateline Pittsburgh: 08/19/14

Pepper Hamilton LLP said James J. Barnes joined as a partner in the corporate and securities practice group.

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Related Topix: Pepper Hamilton, Pennsylvania, Home, Home Improvement, Duquesne University

GuruFocus.com

Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Protective Life Corp, Western Refining Inc, InterMune Inc, and ...

According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Protective Life Corp, Western Refining Inc, InterMune Inc, and Tableau Software Inc. CEO and President of Protective Life Corp John D Johns sold 201,398 shares on 08/14/2014 at an average price of $69.24.

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Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Insurance, Protective Life, The Data Company, Startups, Tableau Software, Financial Markets

Public Power

August 19, 2014 - Short takes ... Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of ...

Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and now a partner with the Stoel Rives law firm, has called for the creation of independent distribution system operators to take charge of planning and operating regional distribution networks, reports Utility Dive newsletter.

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Related Topix: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy, Stoel Rives

JD Journal

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Billed More Than $6 Million in George Washington Bridge Scandal

Summary: The law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has billed the state of New Jersey more than $6 million for its work on the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, US Governors, Chris Christie

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