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About Michael Bloomberg

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942 <%afu(214)%>) is an American businessman, a self-made billionarie and the Mayor of New York City.

Personal Biography

Michael Bloomberg did his Bachelor of Arts / Science from Johns Hopkins University and Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

He is divorced and has 2 children.

Professional Biography

As Mayor of New York City

Bloomberg has spent at least $102 million to narrowly win a third term, breaking his previous records for the most expensive self-financed political bid in US history.

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J.P. Morgan Presents Third Annual Robin Hood Investors Conference
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How 2016 General Elections Will Affect the Private Sector Business and Middle Class
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PetLife Appoints Initial Executive Management Team
PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVGI) (PINKSHEETS: EVGID), today announced it has appointed its initial executive management team following the Company's recently announced transition to a public company. In the weeks and months ahead, the Company plans to add senior executives to management, the Board of Directors and will form a Scientific Advisory Board.

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2013
Judicial Watch today released its 2013 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes:

Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc. Announces Merger Transaction With Refill Energy, Inc.
Refill Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REFG), a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") announces the merger between Refill Energy, Inc. and Medical Cannabis Financial Group. Refill Energy, Inc. completed a reorganization with Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc., which is a software solutions company focused on solutions for the Medical Marijuana industry

Best-Selling Author Benjamin R. Barber Pens a Skilled and Impassioned Argument for Why Mayors and Their Brand of Leadership Offer the Best Solutions to Entrenched Global Problems
NEW HAVEN, CT--(Marketwired - November 06, 2013) -  In the face of the most perilous challenges of our time -- climate change, terrorism, poverty, and trafficking of drugs, guns, and people -- the nations of the world seem paralyzed. The problems are too global, complex, and divisive for national governments to deal with successfully

World Maker Faire New York 2013 Underscores the Growing Power of the Maker Movement With 75,000 Attendees and Over 650 Makers and Presenters
By all accounts, World Maker Faire New York 2013, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, was an astounding success. Back in Queens at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) for the fourth consecutive year, World Maker Faire celebrated the innovators, crafters, DIY-ers, scientists, artists, tinkerers, and engineers -- of all ages -- that comprise the maker community in New York and abroad.

Judicial Watch Sues Mayor Bloomberg for Documents on His Anti-Gun Group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Judicial Watch announced today that on October 4, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) lawsuit with the Supreme Court of the New York requesting that the office of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be ordered to produce all records of communications between the Office of the Mayor, the director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), and Vice President Joe Biden

"Maker Week" Proclaimed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg September 16-20 as New York City Prepares for World Maker Faire September 21 & 22
World Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, and New York Hall of Science, are thrilled to be bringing World Maker Faire back to the citizens of New York for a fresh and fantastic showing of maker exuberance. Declared once again September 18, 2013 by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the entire week of World Maker Faire is "Maker Week."

Manhattan's Diamond District Mall Developer, Gulaylar Group, Secures Tenants for 80% of Gem Tower's Retail Space
Gulaylar Group, the global jewelry company that's revolutionizing Manhattan's Diamond District with a high-end mall at the International Gem Tower, has secured tenants for 80 percent of the available space within a record time-frame of two months, Vice President Mehmet Gulay said today.

The Bronx's John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School and Philadelphia's Sustainability Workshop School Tie in FreshDirect's Inaugural Green Angel Fund Challenge
Popular Online grocer FreshDirect's inaugural Green Angel Fund challenge between the Sustainability Workshop School in Philadelphia and the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School in the Bronx came to an exciting conclusion today, when an expert panel of judges deemed that both schools tied in creating innovative hydroponic gardens, based on yield and eco-friendly design

A Tale of Two Cities: Philadelphia's Sustainability Workshop School and NYC's John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School Go Head-to-Head in FreshDirect's Green Angel Fund Challenge
Online grocer FreshDirect, announced today the inaugural launch of its Green Angel Fund Challenge, an urban agriculture focused competition between the Sustainability Workshop School in Philadelphia run by Simon Hauger, and the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School in the Bronx run by Marc Donald with support provided by Stephen Ritz of the Green Bronx Machine.

Brookfield Kicks Off Construction of $4.5 Billion, Five-Million-Square-Foot Manhattan West Development
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced an exciting step forward in its New York property portfolio by commencing construction of the platform for the Manhattan West development site on Ninth Avenue between West 31st and West 33rd Streets and Dyer Avenue at a ceremony at the site with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Ralph C. Martin, CEO of EMIRAT AG, is the Charitybuzz Auction Winner for Lunch with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer
Charitybuzz, the global leader in online charity auctions, in partnership with Yahoo! announced the results of the two week auction to join Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer for lunch. Mayer generously donated her time in an effort to raise funds for Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School (EPACS). The auction winner Ralph C

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 24, 2013 – May 1, 2013)
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TransCanada Donates $250,000 of Industrial Equipment and Support for Hurricane Sandy Flood Relief Efforts
TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) announced today that it is donating up to $250,000 in equipment and cash to help New York speed up recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.

Record-Breaking Attendance Expected at Advanced Energy 2012 Conference
The Advanced Energy Center (AERTC

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Deliver Keynote Address at Advanced Energy 2012 Conference
The Advanced Energy Center ( at Stony Brook University, a partnership of academic institutions, energy providers and industrial corporations dedicated to innovative energy research, education and technology deployment, today announced that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will deliver a keynote address at the organization's Advanced Energy 2012 conference

RedBrick Pizza Worldwide Helps to Eliminate Childhood Obesity
Continuing on its quest to promote healthier life choices, RedBrick Pizza co-founders Lynn and Jim Minidis have announced that the popular fast casual restaurants will limit serving sizes to a 16 ounce cup on all fountain drinks served in its RBP cafes.

Solar Installers, Customers to Gather for Sunny Summit at Con Edison
Con Edison will host NYC Solar Connection, an event to educate solar installers about large projects and match installers with the representatives of large commercial, industrial and multi-family residential buildings.

Flushing, Queens Is Rapidly Evolving Into a Tertiary Market for Foreign Investors in New York City
Sky View Parc, downtown Flushing's luxury condominium, recently exhibited in Seoul, South Korea's financial center at the renowned commercial business buildings Kyobo Securities and Coex World Trade Center.

Con Edison Volunteers Leap to Coat NYC Ballet Home Roof
Con Edison volunteers climbed atop the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center this week to spread a second white coating on the 26,000-square-foot roof and boost energy savings.

Nature's One Supports NYC Mayor's Encouragement of Breastfeeding, Cautions Parents About Actual Cost of Freebies
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's voluntary program, Latch On NYC, starts on September 3 as a way to encourage breastfeeding. This initiative limits the amount of baby formula samples distributed in New York City's hospitals, and also eliminates premium items distributed to moms by formula manufacturers

New York City and Dutch Environmental Biotechnologist Receive Lee Kuan Yew Prize Awards
Laureates of the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize and the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize took the stage tonight at the Lee Kuan Yew Awards Ceremony & Banquet, held during the World Cities Summit, CleanEnviro Summit Singapore, and Singapore International WaterWeek. The awards honour outstanding contributions towards addressing global water and urban planning challenges

CrossCap Opens New York City Office on Park Avenue
CrossCap announces the expansion of company operations to New York City. The focus of the new office will be building new business with local retailers, and to service existing CrossCap clients including Ann Taylor and The Children's Place.

Officials looking for apartments to relocate Sandy victims
Death count on account of Superstorm Sandy reach 113 in New Jersey

Little relief as power is restored in Lower Manhattan
Mayor urges older residents without power to move to shelters

The Estée Lauder Companies Kicks off the 20th Anniversary of Its Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign and Honors the Life and Legacy of BCA Campaign Founder Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder
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Now, Mayor Bloomberg says Obama has done a good job
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NY's health experts approve 'big-soda ban'
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64pc Americans against soda ban in NY
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American Muslims file lawsuit to stop NYPD spying on universities, mosques
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Half of New Yorkers denounce Mayor's ban on giant sodas
About half of New Yorkers believe that Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban of sugary drinks over 16 ounces from the city's eateries is an example of government going too far, while 42 percent insist that it would be good health policy, according to a poll released on Monday.

NY plans to limit soft drink consumption to cut obesity
A New York tactic to fight obesity will see soft drink serves restricted to 500ml or less.

Soft drink industry fights back soda ban depicting Bloomberg as nanny
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Manicurist sued for stealing away top client Lady Gaga from nail salon
A manicurist has been sued for 35,000 dollars over stealing away Lady Gaga as a client from a Manhattan nail salon.

Pamela Anderson urges fans to back ban on horse-drawn carriages
Pamela Anderson is urging her fans to back a campaign for banning horse-drawn carriages in New York, after a second mare died within two weeks.

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NYPD probing YouTube video showing cops' vulgar dance at Caribbean parade
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Potential threat of terrorist attack "remains very real" decade after 9/11 attacks: Panetta
US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said the potential threat for another terrorist attack, following a decade of war with al Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks, still "remains very real."

Rush to make Ground Zero 'hurricane-proof' as Irene threatens 9/11 memorial service
Workers at the World Trade Center site are trying to make Ground Zero 'hurricane proof' as the giant tropical storm threatens to uproot the memorial marking the tenth anniversary of September 11.

Calls mount for renaming New York's 'Ground Zero' ahead of 9/11 anniversary
Calls are mounting for the renaming of New York's "Ground Zero," the venue of the September 11, 2001 terror strike launched by Al Qaeda.

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