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Calif. Democrat Cristina Garcia, prominent voice in #MeToo, on leave after groping complaint

CLOSE California Assemblywoman and #MeToo advocate Cristina Garcia now finds herself the subject of an investigation that she allegedly harassed and groped a former legislative staffer. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story. Buzz60 In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D- Bell Gardens, speaks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Garcia, the…

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Man punches and kicks 150-pound bear who attacked his puppy

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Man punches and kicks 150-pound bear who attacked his puppy The man suffered scratches and bruises, but his Labrador mix, Clover, suffered severe puncture wounds. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. The Associated…

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This Tiny Hedge Fund Just Made 8,600% On a Vix Bet

Not everyone got crushed when the market collapsed. For traders at a little-known Denver hedge fund who saw it coming, it was the score of a lifetime -- a $17.5 million payday on a $200,000 bet. “People were laughing at us, saying this could never happen, this should never happen,” Justin Borus, the 41-year-old founder and…

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Fidelity Halts Investor Purchases of Three VIX-Focused ETFs

Better late than never. Three days after the implosion of an exchange-traded note betting on low volatility, Fidelity Investments said it had moved to protect investors from these products. The fund giant is halting customer purchases of three volatility-focused exchange traded funds, Robert Beauregard, a company spokesman, said in an email. They are: ProShares Short VIX…

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