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World's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, dead at 94 - CBS News

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World's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, dead at 94
CBS News
The richest woman in the world, L'Oreal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt, died at her home in France at the age of 94, her family announced Thursday. The cause of her death was not disclosed. Bettencourt's daughter, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers ...
L'Oreal heiress Lillian Bettencourt dies at 94BBC News
Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, dies at 94Newsday
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt has died at 94Business Insider
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The New Fed Team Will Inherit Inflation Miss That's Mystifying Yellen - Bloomberg

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The New Fed Team Will Inherit Inflation Miss That's Mystifying Yellen
Bloomberg
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's inflation strategy may have a shelf life of about four months. After that, a gang of newcomers might have to decide what to do next. Given such unknowns, central bank transitions are risky for investors. That's one ...
Wall St. lower as Apple, Fed view weighReuters
Why Hurricanes Won't Force the Fed to Ditch a December Rate HikeTheStreet.com
Gold ends below $1300 for first time in September after Fed's rate-hike hintMarketWatch
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Hack of Wall St. regulator rattles investors, lawmakers - Reuters

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Hack of Wall St. regulator rattles investors, lawmakers
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider ...
All About Edgar and Why Its Hack Shakes the SEC: QuickTake Q&ABloomberg
Opinion: If the SEC were a company, its hack disclosure would have to be reported to the SECMarketWatch
SEC: Hack used to make illegal gainsBoston Herald
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KB Home slashes CEO's bonus after vulgar Kathy Griffin rant - CBS News

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KB Home slashes CEO's bonus after vulgar Kathy Griffin rant
CBS News
While CEOs are often seen as being largely immune from punishment when they act badly, one corporate chief is finding that's not always the case. KB Home (KBH) chief executive Jeffrey Mezger will see his annual bonus reduced by 25 percent after ...
KB Home to Cut CEO's Bonus After His Rant Against Kathy GriffinNew York Times
CEO's bonus cut 25% for his anti-gay, sexist tirade at Kathy GriffinCNNMoney
CEO's Sexist Tirade Against Neighbor Kathy Griffin Was Caught on TapeYahoo News
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Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill - The Ledger

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Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill
The Ledger
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on Wednesday was ...
Like Other ACA Repeal Bills, Cassidy-Graham Plan Would Add Millions to Uninsured, Destabilize Individual Market ...Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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A Tech Selloff and Fed Hangover Pull Markets From Records - TheStreet.com

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A Tech Selloff and Fed Hangover Pull Markets From Records
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A sharp selloff in tech stocks and a hawkish Federal Reserve teamed up on Thursday, Sept. 21, to drag markets from recent record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.11%, the S&P 500 fell 0.17%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.36%. The Dow and S&P ...

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Wall Street slips from record levels as Apple, Fed view weigh - Reuters

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Wall Street slips from record levels as Apple, Fed view weigh
Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slipped from their all-time highs on Thursday, weighed down by Apple and the hawkish stance ...

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Mortgage rates resume climb after nearly two-month descent - Washington Post

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Mortgage rates resume climb after nearly two-month descent
Washington Post
After a descent that lasted nearly two months, mortgage rates have started climbing again. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average increased to 3.83 percent with an average 0.5 point. (Points are ...
Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83%USA TODAY
Buying a house just got more expensive: Mortgage rates rise for first time in 7 weeksMarketWatch

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Mark Zuckerberg's Fake News Problem Isn't Going Away - Bloomberg

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Mark Zuckerberg's Fake News Problem Isn't Going Away
Bloomberg
Technically speaking, Mark Zuckerberg has been on paternity leave. In late August his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to their second child, a girl. But though Zuckerberg, the chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., stayed away from the office for a ...
Mark Zuckerberg Is Expected to Testify in Court Again. Here's What You Need to KnowGizmodo
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Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button - ZDNet

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ZDNet

Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single button
ZDNet
Bill Gates: "Sure, if I can make one small edit, I'd make that a single-key operation." Image: Bloomberg. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says if he could go back in time, there'd be something more intuitive than the two-handed Ctrl-Alt-Delete command ...
If Bill Gates could go back in time, he'd fix 'Control+Alt+Delete'AOL
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Bill Gates isn't a big fan of Control+ALT+Delete key combination eitherHindustan Times
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World shares mixed as markets mull latest Fed statement - Chicago Tribune

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World shares mixed as markets mull latest Fed statement
Chicago Tribune
Global stock markets were mixed Thursday as investors digested the latest statements from the U.S. Federal Reserve, which indicated that it remains on course to raise interest rates on several occasions over the coming year. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, ...

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S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks - Reuters

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S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the hoarding of a construction site in Beijing December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings downgraded China's long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than a month ...
S&P Downgrades China's Debt, Citing a Surge in LendingNew York Times
S&P downgrades China's credit rating, citing heavy debt loadMarketWatch
China's credit rating cut as government debt swellsCBS News
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America needs Amazon more than Amazon needs America - Quartz

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America needs Amazon more than Amazon needs America
Quartz
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been busy visiting the 50 US states this year, a tour designed to mitigate damage to his company's image among typical Americans as it's scrutinized for its alleged ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 US election ...
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Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays - BBC News

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Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays
BBC News
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has said the firm plans to make some pilots delay a week's holiday as it wrestles with massive flight cancellations. His comments came at the airline's annual general meeting in Dublin. Ryanair is cancelling 40-50 flights ...
Ryanair pilots offered more money but may have to change holiday plansReuters
Ryanair boss says he may force pilots to change holiday plansThe Guardian
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Why didn't Equifax protect your data? Because corporations have all the power. - Washington Post

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Why didn't Equifax protect your data? Because corporations have all the power.
Washington Post
When the credit-reporting agency Equifax announced this month that hackers had accessed the accounts of 143 million of its customers — over 40 percent of the population of the United States — it was another example of how little power consumers have ...
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Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division - Reuters

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Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division
Reuters
TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp (2498.TW) that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an ...
Gold, Google, SEC Hack - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens ThursdayTheStreet.com
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Toshiba prepares to formalize chips sale, even as rejected suitor steps up legal action - Reuters

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Toshiba prepares to formalize chips sale, even as rejected suitor steps up legal action
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/Illustration/File Photo. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp (6502.T) is expected to formalize the ...
Western Digital Moves to Block Toshiba's Deal With Bain GroupTheStreet.com
Toshiba sells memory biz for $18bn, becomes the Bain of Western Digital's existenceThe Register
Toshiba to sell chip unit to Bain Capital-led group for $18 billionMoneycontrol.com
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Facebook, After 'Fail' Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes - New York Times

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New York Times

Facebook, After 'Fail' Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes
New York Times
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said the company had never anticipated that its ad-targeting technology could be used to court users who described themselves as “Jew haters” or used other hate speech. Credit Laurent Gillieron ...
Sheryl Sandberg: Racist Ad Targeting a Total FailAdAge.com
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Dollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals Dec rate hike - Reuters

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Reuters

Dollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals Dec rate hike
Reuters
File Photo - A pedestrian stands to look at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Yuya Shino. TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar shone while Asian shares ...

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