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BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost money. The Mt. Gox exchange announced Feb. 24 it had lost 750,000 …Almost Half a Billion Worth of Bitcoins VanishWall Street JournalMt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy...

San Francisco ChronicleSome of that money eventually could roll back to Oakland, where a program called Elev8 is being cited as an example of the type of strategy the federal initiative could replicate. The program, which is in three other U.S. cities, provides mentoring and … and more …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money …Fox NewsSAN FRANCISCO – Federal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging three with stealing money, drugs, electronics and gift cards seized during investigations, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. …read more Source:...

ABC NewsFederal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging three with stealing money, drugs, electronics and gift cards seized during investigations, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. According to the …Feds indict 5 San Francisco police officers, one ex-copUSA TODAY6 SF officers indicted over residential hotel...

Boston.comThursday night’s Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home in Newton Corner …As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ govWashington...

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41, Richard Yick, 36, Raul Eric Elias, Sgt. Ian Furminger, 47, Officer Edmond Robles, 46, and former Officer Reynaldo Vargas, 45, are all charged with conspiring to threaten...

ForbesArizona has hosted two Super Bowls, and of course it loves the money and attention that comes with the biggest event in American sports. On Tuesday, before Brewer’s veto, the NFL issued a statement about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act: “Our …Super Bowl could nix Arizona if it doesn’t back off anti-gay lawSportingNews.comReport: NFL...

Washington Post (blog)Mitt Romney will join Chris Christie at a Republican Governor’s Association fundraiser in suburban Boston Thursday that advisers to both men insist is about 2014, not about 2016. But several major Romney donors in Boston, who requested anonymity to …Christie to raise money for RGA in Boston today, Atlanta next weekNJ.com all 3 news...

By Moe Zulfiqar Consumer spending is highly correlated with consumer sentiment. It makes sense that when consumers believe their jobs are in trouble or they won’t have enough money going forward, they pull back on their spending and only buy what they need… Read More This article Limit Losses, Boost Gains with These Staple ETFs originally published at Daily...

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline criminal when you consider that the Angels will spend some $145 million on Trout’s teammates …Angels are optimistic Josh Hamilton will be ready by opening dayLos Angeles TimesMike Trout:...

CBC.caA close friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman is establishing a new theatre prize in memory of the late actor, funded by a legal settlement with The National Enquirer. David Katz has set up the American Playwriting Foundation using money from an undisclosed …Philip Seymour Hoffman libel suit settledMiamiHerald.com‘National Enquirer’ pays for false...

BusinessweekThe shuttering of Mt. Gox comes after months in which the currency’s price soared and it attracted increased attention from investors and customers, as well as scrutiny from U.S. regulators over possible money-laundering and fraud. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/ …Head of troubled Bitcoin exchange speaks outUSA TODAYRegulators Grapple With Regulation...

Wall Street JournalEarlier this month, Cyprus-based messaging app Viber Media Inc., which has 300 million registered users, but doesn’t yet make money, sold itself to Japan’s Rakuten Inc. for $900 million. Days later, WhatsApp said it had agreed to be acquired by Facebook. and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

Nine-year-old is Honolulu Zoo’s youngest donorHawaii News NowThe Honolulu Zoo Society received $150 in funds raised by nine-year-old, Siena Spagnoli through craft fair sales, this week. The money will be passed along to the Honolulu Zoo’s Conservation Committee. Spagnoli’s donation will help endangered species … …read more Source:...

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of precedent would this agreement set? So now, if you’re a big content provider, you can pay big internet …Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast dealThe Seattle TimesComcast gets...

Audit: Colorado agencies sitting on $25.6 million beyond legal limitsDenver Post… offset the excess money. “How do they get away with that?” asked Sen. Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, after the report was made public before the Legislative Audit Committee hearing. She learned, however, that agencies face no penalties for violating the … and more ...

ForbesIt’s hard to imagine a life before social media, even though sites like Facebook and Twitter have been around for less than a decade. As businesses look back over that decade, they can easily see how these sites are changing the way they do everything.What Men Share on Social Media But Not With YouTIME (blog)Sochi Social-Media Recap: Top Moments from Facebook,...

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned as fabricated an audio recording that appears to show him talking to his son about hiding large sums of money. He said the recording, allegedly tapped and posted on social media, was a …Opposition calls for investigation into Turkish PMBusinessweekTurkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams ‘treacherous’...

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former Quan adviser Dan Siegel got 6 percent, and Port Commissioner Bryan Parker … …read more Source: Joe Tuman News From Google ...

San Francisco ChronicleSo here’s a question for the people who keep shouting that tech workers and their money are ruining San Francisco: What if you win? What if it all works out just as you’d like? The tech companies decide it isn’t worth the trouble to try to run a … …read more Source: San Francisco News By Google ...

Browner gets postseason check, will get Super Bowl ringNBCSports.comOf that amount, $44,000 relates to the NFC title game, and $97,000 arises from his role on the Super Bowl-winning team. Browner was entitled to the money based on the language of Article 37, Section 4(c), which provides that “[a] player who at the time …Seattle Seahawks will give Brandon...

San Jose Mercury NewsReggie McKenzie finally has gained equal footing with the rest of the NFL general managers, but having a full complement of draft picks and big money for free agents won’t get the Raiders turned around unless he finds a quarterback. Former Heisman …Dennis Allen still looking for Oakland Raiders’ 2014 QBNFL.comDennis Allen: Manziel...

Customers cash in on a Super Bowl deal at Gardendale jewelry storeMyFoxAL“We had guaranteed folks that had bought from January 21st to February 1st they would all get their money back if there was a safety [during the Super Bowl],” Dennis said. Customers who watched the Super Bowl they knew within seconds that they would … …read more Source:...

Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: EditorialThe Star-LedgerThe Christie administration allowed a $7.6 million federal grant, to be used to encourage New Jerseyans to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, to expire. That’s an expensive mistake. The money was first made available to help New … and more …read more Source:...

MiamiHerald.comWith Miami-Dade libraries facing a budget crisis, Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Friday called for the system to trim spending more than the 25 percent cut sustained in the last four years. “I don’t think we’re as efficient as we could be,” Gimenez told … …read more Source: Miami News From Google ...

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most potent fundraising rainmakers. As Christie convenes two days of Republican …Chris Christie off to Washington for RGA eventsThe Star-LedgerChris Christie to...

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much money phone carriers are losing out on as competitors let users text and …WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum joins ranks of Silicon Valley tech titansSan Jose...

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the alleged damage, but said one Maryland woman netted $75 …More Than 20 People Arrested Following Investigations into Widespread Health...

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safeWashington TimesChris Christie, still one of the hottest names in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination chase, heads to Washington surprisingly secure in his job as New Jersey governor and in his post as chairman of the 29-member Republican Governors Association … and more ...

Mia Farrow and Amazon Watch have been revealed as Ecuador’s fools, while the country led by President Rafael Correa has, and continues to do oil deals and oil production that show cheerful disregard for the environment. Moreover, Chevron, the American oil company not even doing business in Ecuador (and hasn’t ever done so, having purchased Texaco, which...

Examiner.comJustin Bieber may soon become the next entertainer to wind up broke despite raking in the money. The Daily Star reported on Sunday, Feb. 16, that the singer is burning through his millions almost as fast as he’s making them. Justin seems to have better … …read more Source: Justin Bieber News From Google ...

Nashville Clean Water Project wants to do something about nasty buttsThe TennesseanThe Indiegogo money is for the Nashville Clean Water Project to launch the Cigarette Waste Brigade and form partnerships with local businesses and organizations to clean up the mess, plus print literature explaining the effort. The nonprofit will work … and more …read...

ESPNAP Photo/Paul Spinelli Eric Decker, set to become an unrestricted free agent next month, made 87 receptions for 1,288 yards and 11 touchdowns with Denver last season. Expected to be one of the top unrestricted free agents available when the market …Eric Decker open to Denver return but wants to do right by his familyNBCSports.comEric Decker: ‘It’s...

KHOUJesus Nava-Lopez, 46, took his two girls, ages 2 and 6, to Zio’s Italian Kitchen, located in the 14000 block of the Northwest Freeway, on Saturday, Feb. 15. Nava-Lopez reportedly excused himself to retrieve money to pay for the meals and left the girls … and more …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

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