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No, Alibaba Isn't a Stock Market 'Reverse Merger' Scam

“The China Hustle,” a documentary that premiered this month at the Toronto International Film Festival, starkly details how dozens of Chinese companies allegedly sought to defraud investors via reverse mergers. Simply put, privately held firms that buy public ones can use those deals as a shortcut to turn themselves into public …

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U.S. taps Elbit for pilot HUD display units

Oct. 3 (UPI) — The U.S. subsidiary of Israel’s Elbit Systems Ltd has been given an additional component contract for Aviator Night Vision Imaging System Head-Up Displays. The two-year award to Elbit Systems America, announced Tuesday, is worth $31.5 million and was issued by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Land …

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Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to raise $2B for a new video startup

As tech giants like Apple and Facebook prepare to spend billions of dollars on movies and TV, longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to write some big checks for original content, too. Katzenberg began his career at Paramount Pictures (where he worked on Star Trek: The Motion Picture), but is …

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Why Don't More People Wait to Claim Social Security at 70?

Claiming Social Security at age 70 provides you the highest monthly benefit amount you can receive based on your earnings history.  Especially if you’re looking forward to a long and healthy retirement, waiting to claim Social Security at 70 can help you maximize your overall retirement income from the program. …

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Johnson under pressure over 'dead bodies' remarks

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing calls for his sacking after saying a Libyan city could become the next Dubai once it had cleared the dead bodies away. A fellow Tory MP said Mr Johnson’s comments were “100% unacceptable” and insisted he must lose his job. His Labour counterpart, …

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Five held after 'failed bomb attempt' in Paris

Five people are in custody after an apparent failed bomb attempt in an upmarket district of Paris. Police were alerted by a member of the public about suspicious activity in a building in the Porte d’Auteuil neighbourhood on Saturday. Authorities later found and deactivated an explosive device. Two gas cylinders …

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Disneyland's Jingle Cruise might be gone forever

Is Disneyland getting rid of the classic holiday-themed ride?  (iStock) Between the oversized trees, snow falling on Main Street, and blink-and-they’re-gone candy canes for sale, there’s plenty to celebrate at Disneyland this Christmas. For Adventureland fans, though, there may be one less present under the tree. That’s because Jingle Cruise, …

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