Daily Intel

Miami youth group helped 'Cuban Twitter'
MIAMI (AP) — Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and serving as...
Apr 23, 2014 | 3:23 AM
Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck
BOSTON (AP) — An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's...
Apr 23, 2014 | 3:23 AM
Valeant, Ackman make $45.6B Allergan bid
Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor Bill Ackman have unveiled details of their offer to buy Botox maker Allergan, proposing a cash-and-stock deal that could be worth about $45.6 billion.
Apr 23, 2014 | 1:23 AM
E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation
Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Apr 23, 2014 | 1:23 AM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit April 2117,474,864Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public...
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Sears personalizes service for loyalty members
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is adding another reason for shoppers to join its free loyalty program as it tries to rev up slumping sales. Last May, Sears launched a service called Member Assist where members of the Shop Your Way program can communicate...
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin tower will soon open to the public
Frank Lloyd Wright designed one of the country’s most important examples of cantilevered architecture. The Wisconsin structure, headquarters of SC Johnson, looks like a tree trunk with second and higher floors springing off the core branches.
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Co-signer’s death can haunt borrower of private student loan
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says lenders have clauses in their contract that explain if a co-signer of a private student loan dies, the loan must be immediately paid in full; but many borrowers are not aware of the practice.
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Bellevue leaders pushing to make Tateuchi Center reality
The 2,000-seat Tateuchi performing-arts center, proposed for the corner of Northeast 10th Street and 106th Avenue Northeast, has raised $63 million of its $160 million goal.
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Justices show concern over Internet TV case
The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo, which takes free television signals from the airwaves and charges subscribers to watch the programs on laptops, smartphones and big-screen TVs.
Apr 22, 2014 | 10:22 PM