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This Guy Emailed His Boss for a Raise -- And Cc'd the Entire Company

A Wells Fargo worker asked his boss for a company-wide raise of $3 billion, and he CC'd about 200,000 people. But his manager says he won't be …

In GM bankruptcy, an ex-con and hedge funds find common ground

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Dean Gillispie, a former General Motors security guard, spent 20 years in an Ohio prison for rape until a federal court ordered him released in 2011. Now he wants to sue GM for allegedly helping to frame him, and he’s getting support from an unlikely source: hedge …

I Raised $1,500 On Kickstarter—Then Gave It All Away

It took 31 days for Santa Fe–based photographer Matthew Chase-Daniel to raise $1,500 via Kickstarter. In addition to the money that came through the …

Jeffrey Gundlach Predicted In May That One Sector Of The Stock Market Would Tumble — He Was Right

However, Gundlach also deserves some credit for his May 5 call: short the homebuilder stocks.<p>Specifically, he recommended shorting the XHB, and exchange-traded fund (ETF) of publicly traded homebuilders.<p>The XHB closed at $28.61 on Friday, down 9% from its May 5 close of $31.35.<p>Meanwhile, the S&P …

Markets

Powerful Typhoon Batters Japan; 28 Hurt

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon poured heavy rains over Japan’s southern island of Okinawa and was aiming at the next island of Kyushu on Sunday, becoming the second severe storm to hit in a week.<p>Passersby make their way through strong wind …

Train hits 3 people on California coast, 1 killed

Authorities say a passenger train struck people taking photos on a trestle on the California coast and one person was killed and two others were injured.<p>Santa Barbara County Fire spokesman Mike Eliason says the victims were among four people shooting pictures around sunset Saturday as a southbound …

India’s Gays, Lesbians ‘Suddenly Afraid’ After Court Ruling

MUMBAI, India — When openly gay actor and model Sushant Divgikar marched into India’s answer to the Big Brother house last month, he was reaching for more than a few minutes in the limelight.<p>"I can sensitize the people about my community by being the face of LGBT community in ‘Bigg Boss’,” the …

LGBTQI

2 U.S. Airways flights have problems before landing in Charlotte, N.C.

Two U.S. Airways flights experienced difficulties before landing Saturday night at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, airline spokesman Matt Miller said.<p>Flight 5782 was heading to Charlotte and made an emergency landing at 7:45 p.m. because of a hydraulic issue, Miller …

Ebola threatens chocolate

Ebola is threatening much of the world’s chocolate supply.<p>Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer of cacao, the raw ingredient in M&M’s, Butterfingers and Snickers Bars, has shut down its borders with Liberia and Guinea, putting a major crimp on the workforce needed to pick the beans that end up …

The 2014 Nobel Prizes at a glance

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2014 Nobel Prizes were announced last week by committees in Stockholm and Oslo, with the last one coming up on Monday. The $1.1 million awards will be handed out on Dec. 10, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896.<p>MEDICINE<p>U.S.-British scientist John …

Evacuations as Cyclone Hudhud approaches Indian coast

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1115000/1115417_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512713530_3189002d7455e1918c0072ce6ad7161d<p><b>Cyclone Hudhud is pounding the eastern Indian coast, causing extensive damage and prompting the evacuation of some 350,000 people.</b><p>At least three …

Texan healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola

Unnamed worker provided care for Thomas Duncan ‘Close contact’ of worker also in preliminary isolation Worker was wearing full protective gear when treating Duncan Authorities say pet believed to be in quarantined apartment<p>Ebola: as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old US airports start screening …