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# Business Insider

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# Haters
LeBron James goes into full jerk mode, zings Cleveland after its worst loss ever
Karma’s a bitch, LeBron tells Cavaliers fans.
# Business Insider
Portugal refuses to bow to bailout pressure
Portugal’s finance minister says Portugal doesn’t need an early bailout and blames failures to stabilise the euro for increasing political pressure on his country.
# Sweden
Now birds are falling from the sky in Sweden
Reports of between 50 and 100 dead birds in Falköping, Sweden, follow the discovery of thousands of dead birds in the US.
# 3D TV
10 reasons why 3D TV just won't take off
Business Insider remains convinced that 3D TV is done for. Check out their reasons why…
# Ark State
Scientists still puzzled by thousands of dead birds and fish in Arkansas
Efforts to discover cause of death for 3,000 birds and 100,000 fish still underway.
# Wikileaks
Assange: Palin should be charged with incitement to murder
The WikiLeaks founder isn’t happy with demands by Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee to have him killed.
# Business Insider
Video: Time-lapse footage of today's lunar eclipse
Video shows the lunar eclipse which coincided with winter solstice for the first time in over 450 years today.
# Business Insider
Spain suffering from the blight of the ghost estate
In Spain, huge projects are completely empty and bad debts mounts as the Spanish banks play extend-and-pretend with developers. That game is about to end.
# Business Insider
15 surprising facts about McDonald’s
Did you know that McDonald’s sells more than 75 hamburgers per second? Then read on…
# Business Insider
Whistleblowing son of Bernie Madoff in apparent suicide
Two years to the day after his father is arrested, the son of the disgraced stockbroker is found dead at his flat.
# Failed Bailout?
Morgan Stanley: Ireland’s bailout failed, and the euro can’t be saved
A Morgan Stanley analyst reckons the 5.8% rate is too high, and moves to hit bondholders will backfire.
# Business Insider
Did Ireland discover a legal loophole to avoid a bailout?
Business Insider reckons Ireland might have found a way to get ECB funding for its banks – and that’s why we’re not issuing bonds.
# rant
Newsweek staffer's internet revolt against Daily Beast merger
As gets its marching orders, disgruntled employee launches online rant.
# Facebook Mail
Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday
The next step in Facebook’s war for global domination: an integrated email product for every user.
# Mortgages
The key, devastating stat on Ireland's brewing underwater housing crisis
The proportion of houses in negative equity keeps going up – and so did the level of interest-only mortgages…
# Irish Economy
Here are the awful details behind Ireland's export recovery
Unemployment is going to sit at around 13%, says Davy Research, and currency ‘headwinds’ will hit our growth.
# Newspaper Industry
Sign of the Times: NYT has twice as many Twitter followers as print subscribers
Like many newspaper, the NYT has a great online brand – if only it could do something about that unwieldy print business.
# Business Insider
Big Mac Index predicts a 30 per cent fall in the euro
Oops. As the international currency bunfight gets underway, the Big Mac Index suggests the euro is overvalued by almost a third.
# Business Insider
Don't forget the real reason that Ireland is so terrifying for Europe
Ireland was first the undertake aggressive action to bolster its banks and get public spending under control.
Why The Irish Debt Crisis Could Be Worse Than Spain, England, And Even Iceland
Some quick thoughts on what is happening in Ireland.
CNN finally confirms: Piers Morgan to succeed Larry King
The worst-kept secret in American television is finally revealed: the former Daily Mirror editor and America’s Got Talent judge is joining CNN.
# Out Of Context
Misleading report implies rioting in Ireland
Sloppy journalism by news website links the Ardoyne riots to Ireland’s finances – again.