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  1. To Hike Rent, Landlords Swap Plain Walls for Exposed BrickRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Bloomberg

    Depending on your bank account, a three-bedroom apartment in an up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood renting for $2,899 a month may seem like a good deal. It's close to an express stop on the subway into Manhattan and a short walk from hipster hangouts such as Dynaco and the Michelin-reviewed Do or Dine.

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  2. Hospital Hosting Reid's Surgery Is Used to Leaders as PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Bloomberg

    It's where Reagan is said to have joked that he hoped everyone in the trauma team was a Republican. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is undergoing surgery at George Washington University Hospital on Monday to drain blood from his eye and reconstruct bones after he injured himself in an exercise accident in his home state of Nevada The hospital, in Washington's Foggy Bottom neighborhood not far from the State Department, is one of three level-one trauma centers for adults in the nation's capital, according to the American College of Surgeons-and it is no stranger to high-profile patients.

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  3. Apple Steps Up Lobbying in Washington Amid Push Into Health AppsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    During the trip last month, Cook posed for a photo with Senator Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican taking over the Senate Finance Committee this year. It was one of the meetings Cook had while in town, which also included a stop at Apple's store in the Georgetown area.

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  4. CBS Suspends Greg Anthony Indefinitely After Solicitation ArrestRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Bloomberg

    Anthony, a college basketball analyst for the network and former player for professional teams including the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers, "will not be working again for CBS this season," according to an e-mailed statement today from CBS. Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Rhode Island Avenue in downtown Washington, according to Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman with the Metropolitan Police Department.

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  5. Hacker Threats to Be Shared in Obama Company Protection PlanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    The president plans to submit legislation to Congress today, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. While other legislation has languished on Capitol Hill for four years, Obama is seizing on recent high-profile hacking attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  6. Allianz Acquires U.S. Real Estate in $1 Billion Manulife VentureRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Allianz SE, Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  7. Allianz, Manulife Set Up $1 Billion Real Estate VentureRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Allianz SE , Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  8. Fed Sees Big U.S. Banks Facing Capital Surcharge of Up to 4.5%Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Big U.S. banks face capital surcharges of as much as 4.5 percent as the Federal Reserve readies new capital rules that single out firms reliant on short-term market funding as posing the greatest systemic risk. The Fed today proposed two methods to calculate what capital surcharges eight big U.S. firms will face on top of those already levied on the world's largest banks by international regulators.

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  9. Ashton Carter Said to Be Obama's Choice as Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bloomberg

    President Barack Obama will nominate Ashton Carter to succeed Chuck Hagel as U.S. Secretary of Defense. Bloomberg's Phil Mattingly examines the choice and any obstacles Carter may face in the confirmation process.

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  10. Massad's CFTC Pursues Softer Tone as Battles With Industry FadeRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Southwest Airlines Co. complained for months in Washington that rules designed to curb excesses of the finance industry were hurting companies far from Wall Street.

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  11. Marion Barry, 1936-2014Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Bloomberg

    They took his name off the building. In 1986, shortly before winning the third of his four mayoral terms, Marion Barry opened the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center on 14th and U Street.

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  12. The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington includes the White House.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington D.C. includes the White House; and Capitol Hill voters aren't far behind. Voters overwhelmingly approved a marijuana legalization initiative in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, voting in favor of it in all but one precinct.

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  13. Obama to Move on Immigration Even With Warning, Aide SaysRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    President Barack Obama won't scale back plans for unilateral action on immigration and will press forward with his agenda even as Republican leaders warned of a poisoned relationship, a top aide said today. "We're going to do what we think is best for the country," senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters and editors at a Bloomberg breakfast in Washington .

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  14. U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Payrolls ReportRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index heading for a weekly gain, as investors awaited data that is projected to show an increase in October payrolls. Bank of America Corp. lost 0.6 percent in early New York trading after taking legal charges that wiped out the surprise profit it reported last month.

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  15. Fed Can Force Breakup of Banks Failing to End MisdeedsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Federal Reserve has plenty of power to follow through on regulatory threats made to top bank executives aimed at curbing misbehavior on Wall Street, even if it can't order firms to break up. "The Fed has a powerful bully pulpit that should not be underestimated," Mike Mayo, an analyst at CLSA Ltd. in New York, said.

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  16. Blackwater Guard Found Guilty of Murder in Iraq ShootingRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Bloomberg

    A former Blackwater Worldwide guard was convicted of murder, and three co-workers were found guilty of multiple counts of voluntary manslaughter in the 2007 shootings of 14 unarmed civilians in Baghdad, an incident that prompted a change in U.S. use of military contractors. Nicholas Slatten was convicted of murdering Ahmed Haithem Ahmed Al Rubia'y, a medical student who was driving toward the guards in Baghdad's Nisour Square.

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  17. Fed Has Power to Force Breakup of Banks Failing to Curb MisdeedsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Federal Reserve has plenty of power to follow through on regulatory threats made to top bank executives aimed at curbing misbehavior on Wall Street, even if it can't order firms to break up. "The Fed has a powerful bully pulpit that should not be underestimated," Mike Mayo, an analyst at CLSA Ltd. in New York, said.

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  18. Banks Face 25% Loss-Absorbency Rule in Too-Big-to-Fail PlanRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The largest global banks will have to hold more capital and liabilities than previously reported that can automatically be written off in a crisis -- as much as a quarter of risk-weighted assets -- as regulators take on lenders deemed too big to fail. The Financial Stability Board is developing minimum standards that will limit the double-counting of capital banks use to meet existing international rules, according to an FSB working document sent for comment to Group of 20 governments and obtained by Bloomberg News.

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  19. Why Does Bernanke Want a Mortgage, Anyway? Low Rates and Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Bloomberg's Michael McKee discusses former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's struggle to get his home refinanced. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

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  20. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Plunge After Court Ruling on ProfitRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged in New York trading after investors including Bruce Berkowitz 's Fairholme Capital Management LLC lost a legal bid yesterday to force the bailed-out companies to share profits with private shareholders. Fannie Mae fell 29 percent to $1.92 at 11:10 a.m. Freddie Mac dropped 26 percent.

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