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As Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, stocks drift
Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK — With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed. Investors watched as the Chinese e-commerce giant surged 38 percent Friday, in its first day of trading ...
Alibaba closes at $93.89 in NYSE debutFinancial Times
Alibaba IPO bulls are missing some red flagsMarketWatch
As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks
Businessweek -Bloomberg -Fortune
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Wall St. flat as Oracle takes air out of Alibaba debut
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed little changed on Friday after Alibaba's strong debut was offset by falling technology shares as Oracle and Yahoo stumbled, but the Dow managed to edge higher to set a record for a second straight session. Alibaba ...
Dow closes at another record high on a day dominated by AlibabaFortune
How the Dow Jones industrial average did FridaySFGate
Don't Be Lulled By the Stock Market's Smooth RideWall Street Journal
USA TODAY -MarketWatch
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Fitch Affirms United States at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, September 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the United States of America's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'AAA' with Stable Outlooks. The ratings ...
Fitch Affirms Raytheon's Ratings at 'A-/F2'; Outlook StableMarketWatch
Fitch Affirms Triple-A Rating for U.S.Fox Business
US AAA Credit Rating Affirmed by Fitch With Stable OutlookBusinessweek
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Finra Proposes Less Stringent Disclosure for Brokers Switching Firms
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street's self-regulator appears to have dropped plans to make brokers who change employers to tell all clients about any big-money signing bonuses they get as part of the move. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Friday it will float a new, ...
UPDATE 1-US brokerages score victory as watchdog guts bonus disclosure planReuters
Finra shines light into dark poolsFinancial Times
Quick-Turn Bond Brokers Would Disclose Profits Under Finra PlanBloomberg
MarketWatch -InvestmentNews
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New York Times

Morgan Stanley Insider Case Yields Tip Chewer's Plea
A New York man admitted he served as a go-between for five years by illegally passing inside corporate information to a Morgan Stanley (MA:US) broker on notes at Grand Central Terminal and then chewing and swallowing the evidence. Frank Tamayo, 41 ...
Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guiltyReuters
Post-it-note-eating insider-trading middleman chargedMarketWatch (blog)
Man Pleads Guilty to Passing Tips in 'Post-it' Insider Trading RingNew York Times -KESQ -Wall Street Journal
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Reuters UK

UPDATE 2-Russian stocks get short-lived relief from tycoon's release
(Adds reaction to Yevtushenkov release, updates prices). By Jason Bush. MOSCOW Sep 19 (Reuters) - Russian shares got a short-lived boost on Friday afternoon after a well-known tycoon was freed from house arrest, but the market optimism faded, leaving ...
Russian CEOs Rally Behind Tycoon Amid Confusion on ArrestBloomberg
Russia releases oligarch YevtushenkovFinancial Times
Russian investigators deny billionare was releasedDeutsche Welle
Wall Street Journal -Houston Chronicle
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Tesla software update zaps new features into cars
Tesla is sending software updates to owners of all its electric Model S sedans that will give them cool new features -- from traffic-based navigation to the ability to name their car. Best of all, the Software v6.0 update will be sent wirelessly to all Model S models.
Turn on Your Tesla Model S With Your SmartphonePC Magazine
A new use for an iPhone 6: start a TeslaMarketWatch
Tesla Model S update brings calendar integration and traffic-based navigationEngadget
Automotive News -San Diego Source (subscription) -Wall Street Journal
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Sky News Australia

UK Rating Affirmed by Moody's as Stable After Scotland Vote
The U.K.'s Aa1 credit rating was affirmed with a stable outlook by Moody's Investors Service after Scotland voted to maintain its 307-year-old membership, preserving the nation's institutional and fiscal framework. “While the political process going forward will ...
Moody's backs UK bond rating after Scotland
Moody's keeps Aa1 rating on France with negative outlookDaily Mail
Moody's confirms UK's Aa1 ratingSky News Australia

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(Park)ing day returns to Danbury
And just what does that mean? Well according to the website "PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks." ...
Parking spot dog parkalloveralbany
Did Park(ing) Day Vanish?Mission Local
Tiny parks take over parking spaces downtownGreater Wilmington Business Journal
Montgomery Advertiser -WPLN (blog) -Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)
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Economic Times

Failed student's website outsells eBay and Amazon - now Alibaba has been ...
A Chinese internet firm started by a former English teacher was catapulted into the business superleague last night. Online retail giant Alibaba was valued at £140billion, more than Walt Disney and Coca-Cola, after the biggest stockmarket flotation in US ...
Alibaba float has the magic touch [Daily Mail, London :: ]Businessweek
China's giant online shopping 'crocodile'Yahoo Finance UK
Why Jack Ma's Hero Is Forrest GumpBusiness Insider
New York Times -TIME -Yahoo!7 News
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Wall Street Journal

Scottish Leader Alex Salmond to Step Down
Wall Street Journal
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond reacts as he concedes defeat in the independence referendum at the "Yes" Campaign headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland on Friday. Later Friday Mr. Salmond announced he would be leaving his post as first minister ...
Scots spurn independence in historic vote, nationalist leader resignsReuters
After Scotland votes No, the kingdom is still united - but uneasily
Alex Salmond quits after dream of independence gets crushedWashington Post -Boston Globe -BBC News
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Fox News

France launches first airstrike against ISIS in Iraq, Hollande's office says
Fox News
PARIS – Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, the French presidency said. Rafale fighter jets involved in the mission struck the ...
Kerry sees role for Iran in ISIS war, France joins air campaignThe Daily Star
France supports US with first air strikes on Isis depot in IraqThe Independent
France launches initial airstrikes against IS and promises more to comeeuronews
New York Daily News -USA TODAY
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Syrian Kurds, Arabs flee toward Turkey border as Islamic State advances
Washington Post
BEIRUT —Thousands of Syrian Kurds and Arabs pushed through the Turkish border Friday as they fled the Islamic State's latest advance in Syria. By sundown, the militants had taken more than 60 villages in northern Syria, according to the Syrian ...
Turkey opens border to Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State fightersLos Angeles Times
Thousands of Syrian Kurds Flee Islamic State Fighters into TurkeyWall Street Journal
Barzani appeals for help to protect Syrian townThe Daily Star
CNN -euronews -Reuters
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Washington Post

Horror and few answers in small Florida town after man kills his daughter and six ...
Washington Post
On Thursday, in the small Florida town of Bell, a man named Don Spirit shot and killed seven people — specifically, his daughter and six grandchildren — before taking his own life, according to police. No motive was given for the gruesome scene. Authorities ...
Florida man who killed daughter, six grandkids called 911 warning of dangerNew York Daily News
Florida grandfather kills 6 grandchildren, his daughter and himself: sheriffThe Times-Picayune -
Florida man who shot daughter, grandkids had long criminal historyLos Angeles Times
WUFT -The Hindu
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BBC News

Catalan parliament approves independence vote
BBC News
Catalonia's parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of giving its regional president the power to call an independence "consultation". Spain's government opposes the Catalan "consultation" vote and is taking the dispute to the Constitutional Court.
Catalan Secessionists, Despite Scotland Independence Loss, Continue Push to ...New York Times
Spain's Catalonia region up next after Scottish independence movement strikes ...National Post
Catalonia Moves Closer to Clash With Spain Over Independence VoteWall Street Journal
Slate Magazine (blog) -euronews -The Guardian
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Voice of America

Analyst: Islamic State Propaganda Seeks to Draw West to Battle
Voice of America
BEIRUT—. As a U.S.-led coalition coordinates strategy against the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the group's tech-savvy public relations machine grabs headlines with shocking videos and other propaganda. But some regional analysts say while the ...
John Cantlie, the Briton in the ISIS video who, is close to William and HarryDaily Mail
ISIS captive John Cantlie described revisiting spot where he was first kidnapped ...New York Daily News
New Islamic State video features British hostage as spokesmanTODAYonline
Boston Globe -The Independent -International Business Times UK
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Reuters UK

Russia critical of MH17 inquiry, wants bigger UN role
Reuters UK
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia on Friday criticized an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, saying it can be transparent only with more U.N. involvement, even though the world body found the inquiry met ...
Reuters: Russia critical of MH17 inquiry, wants bigger UN roleKyiv Post
225 victims of MH17 identifiedZee News
Bishop attacks Russia over
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US says Iran can play helpful role in turning back the Islamic State
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council condemned Islamic State militants Friday as Secretary of State John F. Kerry invited Iran to play a helpful role in arresting the group's momentum in Iraq and Syria. The 15-member council urged the world to ...
Islamic State crisis: Kerry says Iran can help defeat ISBBC News
UN Security Council urges support for Iraq against ISFox News Latino
UN Urges Global Support for Iraq to Fight TerrorABC News
Businessweek -Daily Mail
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Bangkok Post

Prayut: Tourist and student safety a must
Bangkok Post
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has demanded fast action to improve tourist safety, saying the country would have "no future" if more incidents such as the Koh Tao murders occur. A Tourist Police officer distributes pamphlets to visitors at the main pier on ...

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Tens of thousands homeless after flooding in Philippines
At least three people have been killed after heavy tropical rains caused widespread flooding in the Philippines. One of the dead was a two year old girl. Tens of thousands of people in the capital Manilla have been displaced and thousands fled, escaping with ...
Philippine Storm Kills Two in Manila as Thousands FleeBusinessweek
3 dead, thousands displaced in tropical storm flooding in PhilippinesFox News
Storm approachingFocus Taiwan News Channel
The News International
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