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Twitter Likely About To Get Bought, Maybe By Google Or Salesforce

Many shareholders think Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) would be a terrific parent company because of its strong management team, a quality most think is now lacking at Twitter . Although Salesforce has declined to comment on the report Vala Afshar, the company's chief digital evangelist, tweeted "I have tweeted my personal views regarding 'Why Twitter?' numerous times over the past couple of years".



Trump & Clinton to meet with Israel's Prime Minister before debate

Israeli officials said the meeting lasted more than an hour. Benjamin Netanyahu told Israel's Channel 2 TV that the issue didn't come up in this week's meeting with Obama in NY. The Israeli leader met with Obama last week, capping what has been a contentious relationship between the leaders of the two allies. The Trump campaign did not say whether the two discussed a ban on Muslim immigration that Trump has proposed and which Netanyahu has criticized, or the issue of profiling as a way to ...


Tropical Storm Julia keeping strength off coast of Carolinas

Tropical Storm Julia keeping strength off coast of Carolinas

It's still spinning in the Atlantic about 600 miles east of Cape Race in Newfoundland, and poses no threat to land. With those southeasterly winds the humidity will climb and we could see a few clouds by the evening. A tropical wave near the coast of Africa could become a tropical depression by early next week as it moves westward. Still, we will have a few showers and storms around both days, but they will be widely scattered.



Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

The leak, which spilled between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons of gasoline into a pond, was detected September 9. Colonial Pipeline Co. plans to restart the largest USA gasoline line late Wednesday, ending nearly two weeks of curtailed shipments that have driven up pump prices and wiped out supplies at gasoline stations in the East and Southeast.



Asian stocks rise after Fed leaves US rates unchanged

Ahead of the decision, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat, perched at its highest levels since September 12. The currency slid against nearly all of its major peers Thursday, a day after the US central bank left its policy rate unchanged and projected a boost by year-end.



Wells Fargo fiasco should have been Hillary Clinton's moment: Wells

Wells Fargo will eliminate the sales goals by January 1, according to a statement. According to regulators, thousands of Wells Fargo employees were allegedly involved in a widespread scheme to reach aggressive sales goals - and earn bonuses - by creating 2 million accounts, including credit cards, customers didn't authorize.