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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duly Noted: Sultan brushes off Plaza Hotel sale rumors

Three-class cabins on international jets, once a hallmark of passenger pampering, are dwindling at the world's largest carrier.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News

8 hrs ago | AlertNet

Execution of US journalist shows changing business of war coverage

Kenji Nagai of APF tries to take photographs as he lies injured after police and military officials fired upon and then charged at protesters in Yangon's city centre September 27, 2007.


Related Topix: Journalism, BuzzFeed

12 hrs ago | WHTC

Pitcher David Price during his Tampa Bay Rays days. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Brandon Guyer's RBI triple in the first inning was the only hit David Price allowed in eight innings, as he struck out nine and didn't walk anybody, but the Tiger lefthander lost in his Tampa Bay homecoming yesterday, 1-0.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

15 hrs ago | AlertNet

UN rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act

Members of the United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution about the ongoing crisis in Iraq at United Nations headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York August 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PE Hub

Shake Shack picks JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley to lead IPO: Reuters

Shake Shack , the fast-food restaurant chain that has developed a cult following for its 'Shackburgers', 'flat-top' hot dogs and eponymous shakes, has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co and Morgan Stanley to lead a proposed initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley, Life, Food, Fast Food

The Raw Story

Texas GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling slams SEC over unauthorized leaks to media

A Republican lawmaker slammed the Securities and Exchange Commission over leaks of confidential information to media outlets, including Reuters, calling the disclosures "unacceptable."


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Texas Government, Texas


Global Markets-Stocks extend rally, S&P at new high as data signals growth

Data on German private-sector growth reassured investors about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy following a soft patch, while U.S. data showed economic strength early in the third quarter.


Related Topix: Financial Markets


US launches criminal investigation into Foley death

The United States Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the death of journalist James Foley, the country's Attorney General has announced.


Related Topix: Prison

US banks warned over poor data controls

US regulators are sending some of the biggest banks verbal warnings as they crack down on the firms' poor grasp of their own weaknesses, according to sources familiar with the matter.


The Indian Express

Indian firms among Forbes' most innovative companies

Forbes said the innovation premium is a measure of how much investors have bid up the stock price of a company above the value of its existing business.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Tata Consultancy Services, Computers, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

International Business Times

Companies Push Back IPO Plans Due to Mega Alibaba Share Launch

Due to the sheer size of the initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding in New York in September, other companies planning public listing had postponed their launches.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China

National Public Radio

Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling

Customers at Macy's flagship store in New York City say they were discriminated against.


Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, Law, Employment / Labor Law


Matthew Weiner on 'Mad Men' and male friendships

As the creator of "Mad Men," AMC Networks' period TV drama and its brooding, dysfunctional ad man Don Draper, Matthew Weiner has had some experience in exploring the male psyche.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Emmy Awards


Global Markets-Stocks ease after BoE minutes stun markets

Sterling and UK bond yields rose after the surprise shift toward higher British rates, while the dollar jumped to its highest against the euro and a basket of major currencies since last September.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Who killed Betsy Aardsma?: Live Q&A on 1969 Penn State library murder

The stacks area of Penn State University Pattee/Paterno Library, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in State College.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania

10 most INFLUENTIAL cities in the world

For big businesses, Shanghai is more important than Seattle and Mumbai more important than Milan.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Switzerland Travel, Europe Travel, Geneva, Switzerland Travel, New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Monsanto supporters trying to get Reuters reporter fired for reporting truth about GMOs

As consumers of news, readers understand that good journalism is predicated on fairness, balance and presenting all sides of an issue.


Related Topix: Journalism, Agriculture, Science

Midweek Recess: Mr. T, Espionage and Saks vs. Dog Snacks

Fancy department store Saks Fifth Avenue has sent a cease and desist letter to a fancy online pet-snack purveyor, claiming that its name infringes on the famous retailer's brand.


Related Topix: Retail, Saks, Saks Fifth Avenue, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Journal

Police Chokehold Case Goes to Grand Jury

Summary : A grand jury will determine if criminal charges will be filed against any of the persons involved in the death of Eric Garner.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Business World

Strong US house market lifts dollar

The U.S. dollar hit nine-month highs against the euro and rose against a basket of major currencies today after strong U.S. housing data bolstered expectations for an earlier-than-expected rate hike from the Federal Reserve.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stamford, CT


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