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  1. 4,425 Firefighters Are Battling A Fire That's Already The Size Of A Small CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    A wildfire that has been blazing in California for six days has burned through more than 76,000 acres and is still going strong. More than 4,000 firefighters are working on putting out the blaze, which seems to have been intentionally set.

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  2. Silver Lake Said to Make $4.6 Billion Profit in Alibaba IPORead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Silver Lake Management LLC, the biggest technology-focused buyout firm, stands to make more than five times its money in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after the Chinese e-commerce giant's record-breaking initial public offering, a person familiar with the matter said. Alibaba closed at $93.89 a share in its first trading day on the New York Stock Exchange after pricing its $21.8 billion IPO at $68, giving Silver Lake a paper gain of about $4.6 billion.

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  3. Nigerian Oil Unions Call off Strike Following Pension DisputeRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Nigeria's oil unions called off a four-day strike, averting a threat to exports from a nation whose shipments equate to about 2 percent of global demand. The Pengassan union that represents managers and blue- collar Nupeng oil union suspended industrial action after talks with Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and state-owned Nigeria National Petroleum Corp. "The strike action embarked upon by Nupeng and Pengassan is hereby suspended," according to a joint e-mailed statement today by the minister, labor leaders and NNPC.

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  4. Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Brad Kohlenberg, a business development engineer with Made In Space, looks over a 3-D printer identical to the one that will be transported to the International Space Station aboard the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. 4 comments

  5. Tesla May Need $6 Billion in Funds for Growth, Goldman SaysRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc. fell after a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analyst said the company may need at least $6 billion in capital, most of it over the next 11 years, if its electric car becomes a "disruptive" product. The automaker led by Elon Musk is targeting production of 100,000 premium electric cars by late next year and has an eventual goal to sell at least 500,000 cars annually.

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  6. Stock indexes end mixed after Alibaba debutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    This Aug. 9, 2011 file photo shows a Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. The British pound jumped and world stock benchmarks rose Friday Sept.

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  7. Billionaire Niel's Iliad Said to Face Hurdles in T-Mobile BidRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Iliad SA faces hurdles in its plan to buy T-Mobile US Inc. as a search for extra financing lingers on and Deutsche Telekom AG reconsiders plans for its U.S. unit, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks between Paris-based Iliad and potential partners, including buyout firm KKR & Co., have yet to result in a higher bid, the people said, asking not to be named discussing private deliberations.

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  8. Alibaba Passes Facebook in Market Value on First Trading DayRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. surpassed Facebook Inc. by market capitalization on its first day as a public company right from the minute it started trading and closed with a valuation of more than $231 billion. Alibaba surged 38 percent above its initial offering price to close at $93.89 in New York.

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  9. Webcast of Sunset Strip Music Festival to Feature Additional Artists...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    The live stream of the Sunset Strip Music Festival on September 20th and 21st will feature additional bands and feature 50 musical acts in over 20+ hours of exclusive programming. Webcast begins Saturday at 1PM PST on Suretonelive.com powered by Cinsay The upcoming Sunset Strip Music Festival , live-streamed by Suretone Entertainment and powered by Cinsay , has added new musical talent and additional interviews and programming.

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  10. M&W Logistics Group, Inc. Celebrates Its Award-Winning Fleet through Driver Appreciation WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    It's Driver Appreciation Week across the transportation industry, and just like many other companies, M&W is thanking its drivers for all of their hard work. M&W and its drivers are ultimately set apart because of their commitment to safety.

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  11. New Miami FM station shakes things upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Miami has a new FM radio station that plays mash-ups, bucks traditional formats and accidentally drops the occasional F-Bomb on the drive-time airways. Shake 108 is rough around the edges, to be sure.

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  12. Don't Let Wishy-Washy Sellers Waste Your TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    We are dealing with home sellers who want to insert a clause in the contract that basically says they can terminate the agreement for any reason before closing. Can they do that? I'm looking for legal authority for an answer but am having trouble finding anything that says that such a clause is or isn't allowed.

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  13. Strong Week for Blue ChipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    As opposed to the past few weeks, this past one was pretty good for the Dow. I do think the index is overbought, but the recent breakout tells me the rally is far from over.

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  14. Court Tosses Argentina, Citigroup Bond Case AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    A U.S. appeals court on Friday dismissed an appeal by Citigroup Inc and Argentina of a judge's order blocking the bank from processing payments on $8.4 billion in bonds issued under the country's local laws following its 2002 default. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, in a brief order, declined to find it had jurisdiction because the order Citigroup and Argentina appealed was a "clarification, not a modification" of a prior decision by U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa.

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  15. Fitch Affirms Triple-A Rating for U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    Fitch Ratings Inc. affirmed its Triple-A rating for the U.S., citing the nation's "unparalleled financing flexibility as the issuer of the world's pre-eminent reserve currency and benchmark fixed-income asset, and as home to the world's deepest and most liquid capital markets."

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  16. How A Criminal Background Check Can Cost You The JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    Since Forbes hired me in 1995 to write a legal column, I've taken advantage of the great freedom the magazine grants its staff, to pursue stories about everything from books to billionaires. I've chased South Africa's first black billionaire through a Cape Town shopping mall while admirers flocked around him, climbed inside the hidden chamber in the home of an antiquarian arms and armor dealer atop San Francisco's Telegraph Hill, and sipped Chateau Latour with one of Picasso's grandsons in the Venice art museum of French tycoon Francois Pinault.

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  17. FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CIO

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to create explicit rules that tell broadband providers what traffic management techniques they can and cannot use if the agency has any hope of enforcing its proposed net neutrality rules, some advocates told the agency Friday. The FCC needs to reclassify broadband as a common-carrier, public utility service in order to have a firm regulatory foundation to take net neutrality enforcement actions, representatives of Kickstarter and Mozilla said during an agency forum on net neutrality enforcement.

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  18. SAP's Bid for Concur Is Better Than What McDermott Said It IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  19. Why Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Hit a One-Year High TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  20. Kansas elections officials to send out ballots without Democratic Senate nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Friday directed county officials to begin sending out overseas and military absentee ballots without a Democratic Senate nominee on them, a reversal from his position on Thursday. But Kobach still intends to press Democrats to assign a replacement nominee for Chad Taylor, who has ended his campaign and was ordered off the ballot by the state Supreme Court.

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