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Wildfire victims hold rally, urge lawmakers to keep PG&E out of bankruptcy

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

Pacific Gas and Electric stocked jumped after it informed the SEC it has arranged $5.5 billion of debtor-in-possession financing to keep operating while going through bankruptcy.
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Education board looks to weigh finances of struggling colleges

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

The Board of Higher Education is considering recommendations that aim to help provide more advanced notice of financial instability as well as require nonprofit schools to...
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Lebanon rating downgraded on default risks

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Lebanon's finance minister says a report by Moody's Investors Service that downgraded the country's long-term investment ratings reflect the need for quickly forming a new...
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New York City worth $72B more than it was a year ago

New York City worth $72B more than it was a year ago

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

To no one's surprise, the city is worth more than it was a year ago by some $72 billion, making a 5.8 percent leap, to $1.323 trillion. The new Department of Finance tentative...
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Disastrous Minus Zero Fest once backed by convicted Ponzi schemer

Disastrous Minus Zero Fest once backed by convicted Ponzi schemer

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

We hear that the festival was formerly financed by Jason Nissen, who was busted in 2017 for running a $70 million Ponzi scheme.
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Emergency plan for federal workers: Credit cards, pawnshops, second jobs

6 hours ago   |   Politico

Many of the 800,000 federal government employees forced to go on unpaid leave or work without wages are running up credit card debt, taking out loans and even flocking to pawn...
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Aldermen take step to move workers' comp program Burke long controlled

6 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

At the first City Council Finance Committee meeting in decades without embattled Ald. Edward Burke in charge of the body, aldermen on Tuesday took a step toward giving up the...
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The world is swimming in a record amount of debt, and there's no relief in sight

The world is swimming in a record amount of debt, and there's no relief in sight

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Last year, the world's debt rose to $244 trillion, or 318% of global GDP, according to the Institute of International Finance. The world is now "pushing at the boundaries of...
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Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

GUEST: There are nearly 300 industrial-focused companies within the Fortune 1,000. The medium revenue for these economy-anchoring firms is nearly $4.9 billion, resulting in...
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Torkian ups debt on new rental development in Midtown

7 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The Torkian Group just snagged a refinancing of the Solari, its newly constructed luxury Midtown rental tower. AIG provided the firm with $135 million to refinance the...
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Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Read more ...

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

Ladies, if your beau hasn't made a peep about Valentine's Day yet, here's a good way to give them a little nudge... 😉 Read more ...

Man wins $1 in lottery, gets millionaire photo shoot treatment

Man wins $1 in lottery, gets millionaire photo shoot treatment

This lottery player wanted a large check for his winnings and all the glam that goes with big payouts - even though he only won $1. Read more ...

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Read more ...

Australian Open 2019: Karolina Pliskova saves 4 match points to stun Serena...

Australian Open 2019: Karolina Pliskova saves 4 match points to stun Serena Williams with comeback win

Karolina Pliskova stunned Serena Williams in an incredible Australian Open quarterfinal. Read more ...

Mariano Rivera: Perfect choice for 1st perfect Hall of Fame ballot

Mariano Rivera: Perfect choice for 1st perfect Hall of Fame ballot

Cheers to the perfect candidate for perfection. Well, look, if you want to get all wonky about Mariano Rivera becoming the first player to ever gain unanimous Hall of Fame... Read more ...

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to limit transgender military service while lawsuits work their way through the courts. President... Read more ...

PED-tainted Bonds, Clemens still fall short in Hall of Fame voting

PED-tainted Bonds, Clemens still fall short in Hall of Fame voting

Tuesday proved a rough day for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, the all-time greats who have been kept out of Cooperstown due to very strong evidence that they used illegal... Read more ...

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

The strike has lasted six school days and impacted nearly half a million students. Read more ...

Hat tricks for Hertl, Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT

Hat tricks for Hertl, Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT

WASHINGTON - Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin's three goals to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on... Read more ...