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Bill Ackman just broke an unwritten rule of the business

It was an endorsement of Michael Bloomberg for president, and it was the talk of the industry.<p>It's not that people on Wall Street didn't like what Ackman said. As a former Wall Streeter himself, Michael Bloomberg is respected in the community, and his centrist policies sit well with the generally …

Rodents of unusual size: In Pakistan, giant rats fuel conspiracy theories

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Here in a city that has defined Pakistan’s struggle against Islamist extremism, thousands of people have been killed or injured …

A 20-Year-Old Undergrad At USC Is Revolutionizing Advertising On Mobile Games

<b>Startup</b>: Lucky Day<p><b>Launched</b>: May 2014 (product launched July 2015)<p><b>Founder</b>: Joshua Javaheri<p><b>Location</b>: Los Angeles<p><b>Employees</b>: 4 in the U.S.; 8 in Belarus (mostly engineers)<p><b>The pitch:</b> The hardest part about sustaining a mobile gaming company is attracting and retaining users. Joshua Javaheri, the founder …

Mobile Gaming

Time for another look at a guaranteed annual income

<i>Glen Hodgson is senior vice president and chief economist at the Conference Board of Canada; Hugh Segal is the master of Massey College</i>.<p>An innovative idea for social and tax policy reform – a guaranteed annual income (GAI) – has once again emerged as a topic for public debate and policy action. A …

Suspect thought to have shot two brothers at home before killing two people at school in remote part of Canada<p>Four people have been killed and at least two others injured in shootings at a school and a property in northern Canada that prime minister Justin Trudeau described as “every parent’s worst …

Canada

Brooklyn Men Allege Discrimination, File $9 Million Lawsuit After American Airlines Encounter

Four men from Brooklyn trying to fly home together after a few days in Toronto last December have filed a $9 million federal lawsuit alleging that they were racially profiled as Muslims and removed from an American Airlines flight because the captain felt uneasy.<p>According to New York Daily News, …