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Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

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 […]

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San Francisco

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money … – Fox News

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: San Francisco News By Google

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San Francisco

6 Current, Former San Francisco Officers Indicted – ABC News

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 searchesSan Francisco ChronicleFederal indictments target […]

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Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes … – Boston.com

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 Post (blog)Chris Christie and Mitt Romney Mend Fences […]

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Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

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 […]

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NFL

How The NFL Helped Kill Arizona’s Anti-Gay Rights Bill – Forbes

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 begins […]

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As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ gov – Washington Post (blog)

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 […]

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Sports

The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

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 […]

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Entertainment

Philip Seymour Hoffman prize springs from libel settlement – CBC.ca

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 Hoffman storyMarshfield News-HeraldPhilip […]

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tech

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Shutdown Said to be Probed by US – Businessweek

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 of Bitcoin After Mt. Gox Goes […]

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honolulu

Nine-year-old is Honolulu Zoo’s youngest donor – Hawaii News Now

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: Honolulu News Feed From Google News

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tech

Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? – TechnologyTell

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 […]

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denver

Audit: Colorado agencies sitting on $25.6 million beyond legal limits – Denver Post

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 …read more […]

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News

Turkey PM Erdogan says ‘tapped’ phone call to son ‘fabricated’ – BBC News

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’ recordingFinancial […]

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Oakland

Oakland Raiders’ first priority is finding a quarterback – San Jose Mercury News

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: […]

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Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: Editorial – The Star-Ledger

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: Chris Christie […]

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Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

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 skip dinner with President […]

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tech

WhatsApp Free Texting Seen Siphoning $33 Billion From Carriers – San Francisco Chronicle

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 […]

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washington dc

Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

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 …Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)25 […]

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Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safe – Washington Times

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 …read more Source: […]

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Mia Farrow, Amazon Watch Ecuador’s Fool; Chevron China’s Cover

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 […]

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nashville

Nashville Clean Water Project wants to do something about nasty butts – The Tennessean

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 more […]

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denver

Eric Decker: Not all about money – ESPN

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 […]