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General Electric’s not to Big! (Business)
Today, a division of General Electric, GE Capital, achieved a valuable goal. The Financial Stability Oversight Council removed it from the list of conglomerates that are “to big to fail”. Since the government puts heavy restrictions on the members of this list, it is General Electrics mission to get off of it, so they can have more freedom, which they did in the end. GE Capital will still be part of General Electric in the future. (Forbes)
Clinton’s Chance (Politics)
Nate Silver, prominent election watcher and analyzer, gives Donald Trump just over a 20% chance of defeating Hilary Clinton in the general election, should both move on. Nate gave his reasoning on Good Morning America, saying that she was leading in nearly every state, even with the harder to get swing states. (The Washington Times)
Walmart vs. Amazon (Business)
Today, Walmart began challenging Amazon in terms of shipping, and announced that it is now offering various new shipping deals, including a two day shipping option, similar to Amazon Prime. Executives say that this was to help boost e-commerce, which despite growing, was still lagging compared to years before. (TheStreet)
Police Pay-Off (Law)
After a raid on a drug trafficking brother-sister duo, Miami police found over 24 million dollars in hundred dollar bills hidden away in secret wall compartments. The money was stored in orange buckets. The man’s home was targeted, as he was suspected of marijuana trafficking. As it turns out he was, but some investigation is underway pinning him on additional crimes. (NY Daily)
In the US, voters were recently polled by Fox News whether or not most American would feel safer if there were stricter gun laws implemented in the nation. Most feel terrorists are currently winning against the country. Many, also, believe stronger firearm enforcement would help, and they should think about buying their own gun. This shift has been mostly caused by concerned right-wingers. (FOX)
Thanks for reading today’s edition. I said that I would focus on getting as many stories as possible, but naturally I can only write if there is interesting news, and there wasn’t today. Expect the articles to reach full length by the next week or so, and stay on the lookout for the official announcement of my new series, coming out in about twenty minutes!
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