Early Headlines: Buffett Accused of Preying on Poor, Greece Will (Will Not) Miss IMF Payment, Looting in Tikrit and More
Early Bird Headlines 04 April 2015
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- Warren Buffett's mobile home empire preys on the poor (The Center for Public Integrity) The billionaire Oracle of Omaha profits at every step, from building to selling to high cost lending
- Bad jobs Friday to weigh on Monday (CNBC)
- Greece Throws Away One of Its Eurogroup Memo Wins, Submits Reforms Reaching Up to a 3.9% Fiscal Surplus (Naked Capitalism)
- Greece Threatens to Miss IMF Payment, Issue Drachma (Updated) (Naked Capitalism) Early am 03 April.
- Greece says ready to make IMF payment on April 9 (Reuters) Noon 03 April.
- Special Report: After Iraqi forces take Tikrit, a wave of looting and lynching (Reuters) Shiite militias try to out-ISIS ISIS?
- Iran agrees tentatively to massive cuts in nuclear capabilities; experts surprised (McClatchy)
- Iran Is America’s New Iraq (Politico) With his nuclear deal, Obama is making as big a mistake in the Mideast as George W. Bush did.
- China angered after U.S. fighter jets land in Taiwan (Reuters) U.S. Air Force planes encountered mechanical difficulties and requested Taiwanese permission to land.
- The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust (BBC News) Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake.
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