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  • Girl was bait to try to catch boy ‘in the act,’ sexual harassment lawsuit says

    A civil lawsuit working its way through the federal appeals process alleges that a 14-year-old middle school girl was raped after school officials used her as bait to try to catch a male student “in the act” after she reported his sexual harassment. With growing pressure on college campuses to…

    Christian Science Monitor
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  • Live blog: What’s happening with Alibaba’s IPO?

    The big day has arrived, and the Chinese company that 88 percent of Americans have never heard of is making history on the New York Stock Exchange. We’re rounding up all the facts, sass and stories you need to hear as Alibaba’s IPO unfolds. For the business

    Gigaom
  • Why you shouldn't buy Alibaba: Pros

    Alibaba (BABA) shares hit the market Friday amid much hype, becoming the biggest initial public offering in U.S. For one, since it's an IPO, it's probably overpriced, Barry James, president of James Advantage Fund, told CNBC. "When you look at initial public offerings, 80 percent of them lose money…

    CNBC
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    'AVATAR' WINS LEGAL BATTLE

    James Cameron and 'Avatar' came out on top of a $50 million lawsuit over copyright infringement.

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  • 3 Chinese Stocks That Are Better Bargains than Alibaba

    All eyes are on Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) as the Chinese e-commerce giant makes its U.S. Alibaba dominates Internet sales in the world's most populous nation, moving more merchandise than Amazon.com (AMZN) and eBay (EBAY) combined and serving up healthy profits. When the stock begins trading on…

    Kiplinger
  • Al Gore Sues Al Jazeera, Al Jazeera Sues Back

    In a battle of the Al's, Al Jazeera America has announced they are suing Al Gore. AJA is also bringing the suit against Joel Hyatt, the second owner of Current TV, the network that transformed into AJA in 2013 after Gore and Hyatt sold it.

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Disney Slams Expanding Autistic Kids Lawsuit — Claims “Irrelevant” Action More About Media Attention

    Not only does Walt Disney Parks and Resorts want an Americans With Disabilities Act lawsuit from the families of children with developmental disorders tossed, it also really doesn’t want to see any more plaintiffs added to the controversial case. “Most of the proposed complaint is repetitive,…

    Deadline.com
  • What's Your Definition of Success?

    Success means different things for different people, that’s why we’ve started “The Success Project”.

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  • Toyota recalling 20,000 late-model vehicles on potential fuel leak

    Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it will recall about 20,000 vehicles worldwide for possible fuel leaks. Most of the affected vehicles are in the United States but were also shipped to other countries, Toyota said. Toyota Motor Sales USA said the recall involves vehicles with its 2GR-FE engine.

    Reuters
  • Jefferies: Intel's Dividend Could Rise 45% In 2 Years

    Shares of Intel (INTC) have climbed 19% since the start of 2014 thanks in part to improving PC sales. Sure, the capital gain is great, but what about the dividend? At $35.03, the stock yields 2.6% and generates a quarterly cash payment of 22.5 cents

    Barrons.com
  • U.S. court tosses Argentina, Citigroup appeal in bond case

    Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, in a brief order, declined to find it had jurisdiction because the order Citigroup and Argentina appealed was a "clarification, not a modification" of a prior decision by U.S.

    Reuters
  • How to Trade the Market's Most-Active Stocks: SDRL, RAD, KGC, JCP

    It's a concept that's known as "crowdsourcing," and it uses the masses to identify emerging trends in the market. Crowdsourcing has long been a popular tool for the advertising industry, but it also makes a lot of sense as an investment tool. While some fund managers are already trying to leverage…

    TheStreet.com
  • Here’s 50 Blue Chip Stocks that Should Make Shareholders Mad

    Regardless of whether you believe the stock market is overvalued or undervalued, one thing we can all agree upon is that stocks have been stellar performers. Naturally, the average financial pedestrian associates “blue chip stocks” with performance that is better than the rest of the stock market.…

    ETFguide
  • Next up after Alibaba: Biggest bank IPO ever

    Investors will get a little time to catch their breath after Friday's record-breaking Alibaba trading debut, but not too long. On the heels of what is the largest initial public offering on record, Wall Street will be asked to digest what could be the largest bank or thrift IPO ever-the expected…

    CNBC
  • Arsenal record £4.7 mln profit

    Arsenal on Friday announced a £4.7 million ($7.6 million) profit and reported increased turnover in their latest financial figures. The results, which covered the year ending May 31, 2014, also revealed the Premier League club had cash reserves of £173 million. The profit was down £2 million from…

    AFP
  • Alibaba surges on massive demand in trading debut

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance to get in on what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history and profit from China's growing middle class. It was an auspicious debut for the company, founded by Jack Ma in his…

    Reuters
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    Analyst: Alibaba Stock Is Priced Conservatively

    Morningstar director of equity research R.J. Hottovy joins MoneyBeat and explains why he views the company's shares priced conservatively at its IPO.

    WSJ Live
  • What Experts Think About The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd IPO

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) is mere hours away from going public, and understandably, traders and investors are excited. The e-commerce giant is set to become the largest IPO in US history. Wedbush, CRT Capital and Cantor Fitzgerald have

    Benzinga
  • Are Uber's gratuity fees misleading? Judge says yes

    Are Uber's gratuity fees misleading? An Uber passenger alleges the company misrepresents its "gratuity" fee. A US judge on Wednesday rejected Uber's bid to throw out a lawsuit in which an Uber passenger claims the ride-sharing service fed her false information.

    CNET
  • Chinese auto rental company CAR Inc set to rise 18 pct in HK debut

    Shares in China's largest auto rental company CAR Inc are set to rise 18 percent in their Hong Kong trading debut on Friday as investors who missed the initial public offering scramble for a piece of the deal. The shares are indicated to open at HK$10, compared with their IPO price of HK$8.50,…

    Reuters
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $4,100 a year. Here is how it works.

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    Check out Apple's new iPhone 6

    CNBC's Jon Fortt demonstrates some of the updated features on Apple's newest smartphones. And Fortt provides his take on the big Alibaba IPO.

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