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Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to make Russia-linked Facebook ads public is a disgrace – Mashable

Forever tainting the otherwise inoffensive gray-to-beige color palette, billionaire Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook Live today to address his company’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  Perched behind a pretend Oval Office desk in a room straight out of an Ikea-meets-Twilight–Zone mashup, he spoke directly to the American people about the approximately 3,000 Russia-linked […]

Sean Spicer says President Trump was ‘very supportive’ of his Emmys cameo – New York Daily News

The Spice was alright at the Emmys, as far as President Trump was concerned. Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer — who poked fun at his January declaration that Trump’s inauguration was the biggest ever during a surprise Emmys cameo — says the President supported his appearance at the award show. […]

Yellen Brushes Aside Inflation ‘Mystery’ While Fed Eyes Rate Hike – Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen acknowledged that the fall in inflation this year was a bit of a “mystery” but suggested that the central bank was on course to raise interest rates again in 2017 nonetheless. She told reporters on Wednesday that the economy was robust enough to withstand further rate increases and an imminent […]

For weeks, Equifax customer service has been directing victims to a fake phishing site – The Verge

Earlier this month, hackers broke into Equifax’s servers and stole 143 million people’s personal information, including their Social Security numbers. In response to the attack, Equifax set up a website — www.equifaxsecurity2017.com — for possible victims to verify whether they’re affected. Because the process involves sharing sensitive information, consumers have to trust they’re entering their […]

Toys R Us — crushed by debt — files for bankruptcy – Washington Post

Toy store chain Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday night after struggling for years to pay down billions of dollars in debt and remain relevant in an era of online shopping. Toys R Us been spiraling toward bankruptcy for years as it failed to keep up with competitors. Analysts cited many reasons for the […]

Brainstorm Health: Zombie Obamacare Repeal, GSK Lung Drug, Warby Parker Insurance – Fortune

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Toys ‘R’ Us Plans Bankruptcy Filing as Soon as Today – Bloomberg

Toys “R” Us Inc., which has struggled to lift its fortunes since a buyout loaded the retailer with debt more than a decade ago, is preparing a bankruptcy filing as soon as today, according to people familiar with the situation. The Chapter 11 reorganization of America’s largest toy chain would deal another blow to a […]

Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 billion – Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N) said on Monday it would buy Orbital ATK Inc (OA.N) for about $7.8 billion in a deal that gives it greater access to lucrative government contracts and expands its arsenal of missile defense systems and space rockets. The all-cash transaction is the biggest in the defense […]

The good reasons to take Social Security at 70 – Motley Fool

Americans who are eligible for Social Security retirement benefits can choose to start collecting their monthly benefit at any time between ages 62 and 70, and “full retirement age” is 66 to 67 years old, depending on the year in which you were born. Most Americans — 88% of men and 89% of women — […]

Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach – Washington Post

NEW YORK — Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit data company — under intense pressure since it disclosed last week that hackers accessed the Social Security numbers, birthdates and other information […]

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