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Chris Arnold

Chris Arnold appears in the following:

Economic Asteroids! No Interest Rate Hike Expected From Fed Yet

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

As Fed Chair Janet Yellen tries to chart a course forward for the economy, there are some warning lights blinking on her radar. Wages are rising but there are worries that job growth may have stalled.

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Safety Regulator Looks At Alleged Tesla Suspension Flaw

Friday, June 10, 2016

The celebrated electric car company denies allegations of a safety problem with its suspension and says claims that it told customers not to report the problem "preposterous."

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Billionaire Investor George Soros Sees Economic Trouble Ahead

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The last time the hedge fund founder started making big defensive investing moves was right before the worst financial crisis to hit the U.S. since the Great Depression.

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Oh, Non! McDonald's Stickup In France Foiled By Special Forces Eating There

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Two men allegedly tried to get away with more than $2,000. But 11 members of an elite French special forces team that specializes in hostage situations reportedly happened to be among the diners.

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Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies At 42

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Slice parlayed videos of his street fights into a career as an MMA fighter. He reportedly died Monday at a Florida hospital of as-yet-undisclosed causes.

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Jury Gives 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer A Death Sentence

Monday, June 06, 2016

The death penalty will be official if upheld by a judge at a sentencing hearing. Sixty-three-year-old Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was convicted in the murders of nine women and a teenage girl.

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Fed Chair Yellen Says Weak Jobs Report Raises Questions For Economy

Monday, June 06, 2016

U.S. employment is one of many uncertainties Federal Reserve officials are weighing as they consider raising interest rates. Overall, Yellen expects ongoing economic recovery and growth to continue.

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Chicago Releases Videos Of Police In Alleged Excessive Force Cases

Friday, June 03, 2016

The move comes as the city is struggling to regain public trust in its police force in the wake of the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

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New U.S. Ban On Ivory Sales To Protect Elephants

Thursday, June 02, 2016

New regulation will ban almost all sales of African elephant ivory in the U.S. The changes will allow sale and transport of musical instruments, guns and other items made with small amounts of ivory.

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Nonprofit Hospital Forgives Debts And Stops Suing So Many Poor Patients

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Scrutiny by Sen. Charles Grassley and an investigation by NPR and ProPublica led a Missouri hospital to give $17 million in debt relief. Will other nonprofit hospitals follow suit?

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New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday is announcing proposed regulations that aim to stop some predatory lending practices.

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Poland Renews Push To Extradite Filmmaker Roman Polanski To U.S.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A Polish court last year denied a U.S. request to extradite Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to statutory rape but fled. Now Poland's justice minister says he'll appeal to the Supreme Court.

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North Korea Linked To $81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist

Friday, May 27, 2016

Experts say code used by hackers in recent attacks on banks appears to be the same as code used in an attack on Sony Pictures which the FBI says was carried out by North Korea.

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Verizon, Labor Unions Reach Tentative Deal To End Weeks-Long Strike

Friday, May 27, 2016

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the agreement in principle and says he expects workers will be back on the job next week.

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23 Athletes Test Positive After Samples From London Olympics Rechecked

Friday, May 27, 2016

The news follows revelations last week that retested samples from 31 athletes in the 2008 Beijing Games had suspicious results.

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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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Google's Paris Offices Raided In Tax Investigation

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The search is part of an inquiry launched in June 2015 into possible tax evasion and money laundering, according to French prosecutors.

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Bank Of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage 'Hustle' Penalty Thrown Out

Monday, May 23, 2016

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.

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What $62 Billion In Cash Could Buy You: Monsanto

Monday, May 23, 2016

German chemical company Bayer makes a strong offer to buy the giant U.S. agricultural firm.

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Ode To Indy 500: Track Poet Tradition Returns

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Cars, Coors, and... Coleridge?/ "For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things,"/ words to inspire/ the track bard brings.

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