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Chicago Tribune

Trump pays off mortgage, offering rare glimpse into world of billionaires taking home loans
Chicago Tribune
President Donald Trump steps out of Air Force One upon his arrival at Hagerstown Regional Airport in Hagerstown, Md., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, en route to nearby Camp David. Trump has paid off the mortgage of a Palm Beach, Fla., home he owns.
2 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlashHouston Chronicle
Salvation Army, Red Cross, Susan G. Komen abandon Trump's Mar-a-LagoWashington Post
Three more charity groups pull out of fundraisers at Mar-a-LagoThe Hill
Sun Sentinel -MSNBC -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Philly.com
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12:47pm Fri, August 18, 2017

New York Daily News

Footwear retailers trampled as price war sparks concerns
New York Daily News
A woman shops inside a Foot Locker store in New York, May 28, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS. Friday, August 18, 2017, 11:00 AM. By Gayathree Ganesan. (Reuters) - Shares of sporting goods retailers were ...
A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalizedWashington Post
Foot Locker's struggles may stem from lack of 'innovative new products'New York Post
Why Nike Inc. Stock Dropped TodayMotley Fool
MarketWatch -TheStreet.com -The Mercury News -Business Insider
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11:16pm Fri, August 18, 2017

Los Angeles Times

Uber's Travis Kalanick punches back against the Benchmark lawsuit targeting him
Los Angeles Times
Uber's co-founder and former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has struck back at venture capital firm Benchmark. In seeking to dismiss a fraud lawsuit Benchmark filed against him, he called the suit a “smear campaign” and characterized the firm's ...
Uber's Board Brawl Escalates After Kalanick Fires Back At Benchmark Fraud AccusationsForbes
Travis Kalanick blasted Benchmark for ambushing him with a lawsuitRecode
Former Uber CEO Lashes Out at VC Firm Suing CompanyU.S. News & World Report
Bloomberg -Mashable -Business Insider -San Francisco Business Times
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01:41pm Fri, August 18, 2017

New York Times

Carl Icahn Quits as a Special Adviser to President Trump
New York Times
Carl C. Icahn, the billionaire investor, is no longer advising President Trump on regulatory matters. In his first post on Twitter in three months, Mr. Icahn announced on Friday that “with President Trump's blessing, I ceased to act as a special ...
Carl Icahn quits role as 'special adviser' to TrumpWashington Post
Icahn Quits White House Role After Conflict-of-Interest QuestionsBloomberg
Billionaire Carl Icahn quits advising TrumpBusiness Insider
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05:40pm Fri, August 18, 2017

This is Money

MARKET REPORT: Airlines affected as Trump and terror concerns spook the markets
This is Money
Investors around the world were sent on a roller-coaster ride yesterday as crisis engulfed the White House and terror struck in Europe. Shares in Asia and Europe were on the slide as continuing fears that Gary Cohn, one of the key driving forces behind ...
Cashin, Sonnenfeld Differ On The Dow's Tumble If Cohn ResignsBenzinga
Video: What to Expect in the Markets in the Week AheadDailyFX

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06:34pm Fri, August 18, 2017

New York Times

MTA to Modify Subway Station Design Resembling Confederate Flag
New York Times
The mosaic tile design, meant to represent Times Square's status as the “crossroads of the world,” in a subway station on Friday. Transit officials have decided to alter the design, which has been compared to the Confederate flag. Credit Richard ...
NY subway tiles with Confederate flag look to be alteredWashington Post
Subway tiles that look like Confederate flags to be alteredOmaha World-Herald
Confederate-like designs to be removed from NYC subway wallAtlanta Journal Constitution
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10:29pm Fri, August 18, 2017

The Boston Globe

Infosys chief quits after battle with founders
The Boston Globe
NEW DELHI — India Inc. suffered a new blow Friday when the chief executive of one of the country's leading technology outsourcing companies suddenly resigned, a surprise move he attributed to “a continuous drumbeat of distractions and negativity.”.
Infosys Is Tanking Because Its Ex-CEO's Transformation Efforts Are Now in LimboTheStreet.com
Infosys CEO Resigns After Long-Running Feud With FoundersNew York Times
Infosys meltdown shocks market; stock reverses buyback gainsEconomic Times
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05:48pm Fri, August 18, 2017

Business Insider

Trump cancels an Obama-era ban on the sale of disposable plastic water bottles at National Parks
Business Insider
grand canyon Tourists at the Grand Canyon can often bring a lot of litter. Grand Canyon National Park. PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the ...
Trump officials lift ban on selling bottled water in national parksLas Vegas Review-Journal
Trump Administration Reverses Bottled Water Ban In National ParksKPBS
National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottlesJackson Hole News&Guide
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06:44pm Thu, August 17, 2017

Reuters

Elliott lawyer says third bidder may top Buffett's Oncor bid
Reuters
(Reuters) - An unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $9 billion bid, a lawyer for the largest creditor of Oncor's parent told a U.S. bankruptcy ...
Berkshire and Elliott Face Rival $9.3 Billion Oncor BidBloomberg
Third Bidder Emerges for Energy Future's Oncor -- 4th UpdateFox Business
Mystery third bidder said to challenge Buffett, Singer over Texas power companyCNBC
ValueWalk -Business Wire (press release) -Nasdaq -Dealbreaker
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06:48pm Fri, August 18, 2017

Business Insider

One of the ugliest stores in retail is crushing its competition
Business Insider
Ross Stores is breaking all the rules of traditional retail, and it has become an unstoppable force as a result. Many of the retailer's stores are messy and disorganized, with aisles of empty shelves and bare walls. In some stores, the fitting rooms ...
Here's Why Ross Stores (ROST) Stock Popped TodayZacks.com
Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Stock Soars on Q2 Earnings BeatInvestorplace.com
There's A Lot For Investors To Like About Ross Stores' Q2 PrintBenzinga
Investor's Business Daily -Phoenix Business Journal
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11:47am Fri, August 18, 2017