Sep 19, 2014 9:55am

First iPhone 6s in Moscow Cost Up to 90,000 Rubles ($2,300)

MOSCOW – As hundreds line up around the world for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, gray market importers in Russia are starting to fly them in and re-sell them at a massive profit. In Moscow, home to three Bentley showrooms but zero Apple… Read More »

By ABC News

Companies Consumer Report
Sep 19, 2014 9:30am

Historic Alibaba IPO Not for Everyone

ABC News’ John Kapetaneas reports: Morning Money Memo All eyes will be on Alibaba’s big opening day on the market this morning. The Chinese e-commerce giant is expected to raise $21.88 billion during its IPO, making it the largest public offering in history, valuing the… Read More »

The Note
Sep 19, 2014 8:54am

Deconstructing The Vote

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BY THE NUMBERS: Thirty-three Republicans voted in favor of the president’s plan to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS when the Senate voted yesterday, according to ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ. Nine Democrats and one independent opposed the… Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 7:00am

How Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Do Date Night

As global superstars, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith can’t always make it out of the house to go on a date. So they do date night at home. “A lot of times, we’ll do it at the house because when we go out it… Read More »

By Freda Kahen-Kashi

The Note
Sep 18, 2014 10:18pm

Capitol Hill Goes to the Dogs … and Cats!

Staff members in Senator Barbara Boxer’s and Rep. Mike Honda’s offices took home top honors for their pets in this year’s Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill contest held tonight. Phineas and Cusco took first place in the cutest dog and cat categories respectively, and a rabbit named Martini,… Read More »

By Benjamin Siegel

The Note
Sep 18, 2014 6:13pm

President Obama’s ISIS Plan Divides Iraq War Veterans In Congress

Congress’s sixteen Iraq war veterans are divided in their support of President Obama’s plan to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. While the measure to authorize the president’s plan, known as Title X, passed in the House on Wednesday, a bipartisan group… Read More »

By ABC News

Sep 18, 2014 4:57pm

How to Help: The Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan

The film “The Good Lie,” which stars Reese Witherspoon, focuses on the so-called Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan and how their lives changed once they were resettled in the United States. The Warner Bros. movie, expected to be released next month, also includes several… Read More »

The Note
Sep 18, 2014 4:56pm

7 Photos of Ukraine’s President the White House Wants Putin to See

Paging Russian President Vladimir Putin. There’s some photos the White House wants you to see. From the halls of Congress to the Oval Office, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with the highest leaders in the United States on Thursday, sending a clear message to Russia… Read More »

The Note
Sep 18, 2014 4:33pm

Customs and Border Protection to Investigate Officer Misconduct, Test Body Cameras

Responding to complaints of excessive force, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske has announced the agency will now have the authority to conduct criminal investigations into misconduct within its ranks and will introduce the use of body cameras. “This is something that has not… Read More »

The Note
Sep 18, 2014 4:03pm

Hillary Clinton Blames Republicans for ‘Egregious’ Policies Toward Women

During a panel at the Center for American Progress today, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s message was clear: Equal pay for women, access to affordable, quality childcare, paid sick leave, and the full participation by women in the U.S. labor force will lead to… Read More »