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Philly.com
Josh Kopelman replaces Gerry Lenfest as PMN chairThe cofounder of one of the nation's most active venture capital firms has been
Josh Kopelman replaces Gerry Lenfest as PMN chair
Philly.com / Posted moments ago
The cofounder of one of the nation's most active venture capital firms has been named board chairman of Philadelphia Media Network, which operates The Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com. Josh Kopelman, 45, perhaps best known as creator of Half.com,... Read more
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Market Watch
Playboy CEO resigns amid talk of salePlayboy Enterprises Inc. Chief Executive Scott Flanders, who orchestrated the s
Playboy CEO resigns amid talk of sale
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
Playboy Enterprises Inc. Chief Executive Scott Flanders, who orchestrated the storied magazine’s move away from nudity, is leaving as the company explores a sale. Ben Kohn, managing partner at Rizvi Traverse Management, has been named interim CEO,... Read more
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The Star
Lavish living making more grads bankruptKUALA TERENGGANU: More graduates are heading down the path to bankruptcy with t
Lavish living making more grads bankrupt
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
KUALA TERENGGANU: More graduates are heading down the path to bankruptcy with their lavish lifestyles, according to the Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency. Sounding the credit alarm, its chief executive officer Azaddin Ngah Tasir said... Read more
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The Star
Returning GST to peoplePUTRAJAYA: Both the RM27bil collected from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in
Returning GST to people
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
PUTRAJAYA: Both the RM27bil collected from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in 2015 as well as the RM39bil expected this year will be given back to the people in the form of major projects and infrastructure construction, said the Prime... Read more
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Salon.com
Family’s purchase of Salt Lake paper closes; lawsuit droppedSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune officially belongs to the wealthy a
Family’s purchase of Salt Lake paper closes; lawsuit dropped
Salon.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune officially belongs to the wealthy and influential Huntsman family. Paul Huntsman’s purchase of the Tribune from Digital First Media closed Tuesday, the same day a group that sued over altered terms of a... Read more
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Salon.com
Rates fall at weekly US Treasury auctionWASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday’s
Rates fall at weekly US Treasury auction
Salon.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday’s auction to their lowest levels in two weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.340 percent, down from 0.350... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake TribuneSALT LAKE CITY — Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the S
Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake Tribune
Deseret News / Posted 6 minutes ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, returning the paper to local ownership after years of out-of-state leadership in Denver and New York. Upon closing of the sale, a group of... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean firms sign deals worth more than US$41 mln with African partnersBy Kim Kwang-tae NAIROBI, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Several dozen South Korean compan
S. Korean firms sign deals worth more than US$41 mln with African partners
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 minutes ago
By Kim Kwang-tae NAIROBI, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Several dozen South Korean companies have signed deals worth more than US$41 million with African partners, mostly Kenyan firms, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday. The deals were... Read more
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Canberra Times
GDP data dayUS shares capped a third month of gains, their longest rally since June 2014, w
GDP data day
Canberra Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
US shares capped a third month of gains, their longest rally since June 2014, while the US dollar ended May with its biggest advance in almost two years as speculation mounted that the American economy can withstand higher interest rates as soon as... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mulacek puts another spanner in the works of Oil Search's $US2.2b-plus takeover of InterOilInterOil's troublemaker shareholder and former chief executive Phil Mulacek has
Mulacek puts another spanner in the works of Oil Search's $US2.2b-plus takeover of InterOil
Canberra Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
InterOil's troublemaker shareholder and former chief executive Phil Mulacek has started legal action in a bid to postpone the annual shareholder meetings for the Papua New Guinea gas player until after the vote on Oil Search's $US2.2 billion-plus... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPESAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPE
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-enemy. A week after it lost an appeal seeking $9 billion from Google over its use of Java, the software giant is being sued by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $3 billion... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
SodaStream brews up a make your own beer machineSodaStream, the company that helped launch the do-it-yourself carbonated bevera
SodaStream brews up a make your own beer machine
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 minutes ago
SodaStream, the company that helped launch the do-it-yourself carbonated beverage craze, announced late Monday that it has released a new Beer Bar system in Germany and Switzerland.The company said it will launch in more markets later this year and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Dairy Australia outlook report shows falling confidenceDairy Australia's latest Situation and Outlook report was released Wednesday.
Dairy Australia outlook report shows falling confidence
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 minutes ago
Dairy Australia's latest Situation and Outlook report was released Wednesday. Many Australian dairy farmers have been hard hit by the impacts of a deep and persistent trough in international dairy markets after late cuts to farmgate prices by some... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hexcel Takes Part Ownership In Oxford As Materials Firms Look To Advance 3-D PrintingConnecticut's advanced materials and 3-D printing industries got a boost Tuesda
Hexcel Takes Part Ownership In Oxford As Materials Firms Look To Advance 3-D Printing
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 minutes ago
Connecticut's advanced materials and 3-D printing industries got a boost Tuesday as Oxford Performance Materials Inc., of South Windsor, and Stamford-based Hexcel Corp. announced that Hexcel has taken a minority ownership position in Oxford. Terms... Read more
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Vail Daily
Fed clues spark marketsOn Dec. 16 of last year, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate for the
Fed clues spark markets
Vail Daily / Posted 13 minutes ago
On Dec. 16 of last year, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate for the first time since 2006. Since then investors have been waiting for the next rate hike and trying to figure out what the end of the “easy money” era would mean for... Read more
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Providence Business News
ProvPort looks for $20M bond to expand footprint along Allens Ave.PROVIDENCE – ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of
ProvPort looks for $20M bond to expand footprint along Allens Ave.
Providence Business News / Posted 15 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE – ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. The legislation,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Forget the fires: Hoverboards just want a second chanceLOS ANGELES — Don’t look now, but hoverboards are angling for a comeback. Mont
Forget the fires: Hoverboards just want a second chance
Boston Globe / Posted 16 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES — Don’t look now, but hoverboards are angling for a comeback. Months ago, the powered scooters — which balance themselves but don’t actually ‘‘hover’’ — largely vanished from the US market after they exhibited a distressing tendency to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
These 11 dividend stocks have seen a big price drop recentlyWhat are we looking for? Dividend-paying middle- and large-cap U.S. stocks tha
These 11 dividend stocks have seen a big price drop recently
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 minutes ago
What are we looking for? Dividend-paying middle- and large-cap U.S. stocks that have experienced a large drop in price this quarter and are considered undervalued compared with their historical price-to-earnings (P/E) average. Valuation analysis is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. economy’s collapse is coming soon, Peter Schiff insistsOften credited with having anticipated the U.S. housing crash, Peter Schiff has
U.S. economy’s collapse is coming soon, Peter Schiff insists
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 minutes ago
Often credited with having anticipated the U.S. housing crash, Peter Schiff has maintained ever since that the real crisis is yet to come. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail) Wall Street is by now indelibly familiar with Peter Schiff’s portents of doom.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Contra Guys: This small U.S. bank holds big potential for investorsCivista’s stock price has been moving up in a lovely trend but the scale of the
Contra Guys: This small U.S. bank holds big potential for investors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 minutes ago
Civista’s stock price has been moving up in a lovely trend but the scale of the rise doesn’t mesh with just how much the fundamentals have improved. As investors, we read reams and reams of management discussion and analysis documents, most of which... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant holds ground on Energy East pipelineNew Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant remains squarely behind the controversial E
New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant holds ground on Energy East pipeline
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 minutes ago
New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant remains squarely behind the controversial Energy East pipeline project, despite the virtual elimination of the price difference between North American oil and imported crude that provided the $15-billion project... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPESAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPE
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 18 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-enemy. A week after it lost an appeal seeking $9 billion from Google over its use of Java, the software giant is being sued by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $3 billion... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Big wheat yield expected this harvestIT'S NEW AT 5:00. >> IT LOOKS GOOD. PATTY: 94-YEAR-OLD LOGAN COUNTY FARMER MARV
Big wheat yield expected this harvest
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 18 minutes ago
IT'S NEW AT 5:00. >> IT LOOKS GOOD. PATTY: 94-YEAR-OLD LOGAN COUNTY FARMER MARVIN BACKHAUS EXPECTS TO YIELD A GOOD QUALITY HARVEST THIS YEAR. >> THIS YEAR IT'S BEEN PERFECT FOR WHEAT PRODUCTION. PATTY: FOR THE MOST PART, WHEAT FARMERS ACROSS THE... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Yukon budget shortfall expected to hurt capital improvement projectsYukon city leaders said it will take longer to fix roads and improve parks next
Yukon budget shortfall expected to hurt capital improvement projects
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 18 minutes ago
Yukon city leaders said it will take longer to fix roads and improve parks next year as the city faces an almost $4 million budget shortfall in the general fund. On Tuesday night, city leaders will discuss a proposed $41 million budget for the city... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Venezuela is running out of everything: Bread, sugar, toilet paper...Venezuela is running out of just about everything. Food, medicine, electricity,
Venezuela is running out of everything: Bread, sugar, toilet paper...
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 18 minutes ago
Venezuela is running out of just about everything. Food, medicine, electricity, toilet paper, condoms -- you name it. And over the weekend at least two large international airlines -- Lufthansa and LATAM -- said they will suspend service to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: BHP - BHP BILLITON FMG - FORTESCUE METALS
Stocks to watch
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 minutes ago
on the Australian stock exchange: BHP - BHP BILLITON FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP RIO - RIO TINTO The price of iron ore remains around the $US50 mark, losing just 12 US cents to $US50.15. OSH - OIL SEARCH STO - SANTOS WPL -... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPESAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPE
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-enemy. A week after it lost an appeal seeking $9 billion from Google over its use of Java, the software giant is being sued by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $3 billion... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPESAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-
Oracle goes to court again, this time as defendant vs. HPE
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 20 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is back in court — this time, with a former ally-turned-enemy. A week after it lost an appeal seeking $9 billion from Google over its use of Java, the software giant is being sued by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $3 billion... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Walmart associates travel hundreds of miles to shareholders conventionWalmart's annual shareholders convention kicks off Wednesday. Associates from
Walmart associates travel hundreds of miles to shareholders convention
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 20 minutes ago
Walmart's annual shareholders convention kicks off Wednesday. Associates from across the country are flying into XNA Airport to go to the convention. We talked to people who traveled from Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Texas and Arizona. Tracy Matera... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZX's SuperLife lends $1m to Energy Mad at 15.75%NZX's SuperLife unit, which owns 45% of Energy Mad [NZX: MAD], has added to its
NZX's SuperLife lends $1m to Energy Mad at 15.75%
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 23 minutes ago
NZX's SuperLife unit, which owns 45% of Energy Mad [NZX: MAD], has added to its support for the unprofitable lightbulb maker with a $1 million loan facility for one year to provide working capital and fund expansion in Australia where it is tapping... Read more
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