Daily Intel

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:15 AM
Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season
Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away.
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:15 AM
Seattle open houses, Sept. 13 and 14, 2014
This week's open house gallery is on houses with home offices. We're not talking any old room that can be used as an office, but real offices, with built-in desks and stuff. Take a virtual tour of four homes with offices listed from $425,000 to...
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:15 AM
Stocks end with 1st weekly loss since early Aug
Dividend-rich utility stocks led the losses, and the index slipped 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,985 Friday. Bond prices fell after news that August U.S. retail sales rose faster than economists predicted.
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:15 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 Sept 1117,699,443Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:15 AM
Fed creates financial stability monitoring panel
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has created a new committee headed by the central bank's No. 2 official tasked with monitoring potential threats to the nation's financial system. The panel is the Fed's latest effort to improve its monitoring...
Sep 15, 2014 | 3:15 AM
Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants
Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.
Sep 15, 2014 | 2:15 AM
Options abound for selling used mobile phones
Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. [...] selling your phone online or to...
Sep 15, 2014 | 2:15 AM
Digital First Media exploring possible sale of co.
NEW YORK (AP) — Newspaper company Digital First Media said Friday that it is exploring strategic options, which could include a sale of the company or parts of it. The privately held company is the nation's second biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by...
Sep 15, 2014 | 1:15 AM