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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 17, 2014

February 17, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Monday’s top business stories:


Iranian bank sues UK government for $4 billion over sanctions: court filing, by Clare Hutchison

New York Times

Labor regroups in South after VW vote, by Steven Greenhouse
Saving an endangered British species: The pub, by Danny Hakim


Asian stocks advance on record new lending in China, by Jonathan Burgos
Obama promising millions in aid for California’s drought, by Roger Runningen and Margaret Talev


To Apple, from a  deadly and devastated slice of paradise, by Cam Simpson
Treasury approves bank accounts for pot businesses. Will banks go along? by Karen Weise


Bye, Black Friday? Presidents Day has better online sale deals. by Clare O’Connor

Today in business journalism

Bartiromo lining up big interviews for Fox Business
Forbes website hacked  by Syrian Electronic Army
Angelo Henderson, Pulitzer winner for WSJ, dies at 51
The Wrap adds staff members
Einhorn wants Seeking Alpha to disclose name of writer

This date in business journalism history

2007: New biz magazine launching in Utah
2013: Business Insider names Weisenthal as executive editor

Business journalism birthdays

Feb. 15: Lisa Richwine of Reuters, Adrienne Carter of the NY Times’ DealBook, Scott Wapner of CNBC
Feb. 16: Mary Schlangenstein of Bloomberg News
Feb. 17: Dick Tofel of ProPublica, George Hohman, retired West Virginia business editor.

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