Oakland Fires Police as NFL Subsidies Bust Budget

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Rebecca Kaplan, a city council member in Oakland, California, talks with Bloomberg's Kevin Thrash about the city's budget deficit and subsidy agreement with the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders. Oakland mirrors dozens of other U.S. cities and states whose taxpayers provide publicly owned facilities and financial subsidies to teams in the NFL, the U.S.'s most-popular sports league with more than $9 billion in annual revenue. (Source: Bloomberg)
Hacker Teen Uses 'Swatting' to Harass Online Gamers
47:30 - Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on the teenage hacker who admitted to "swatting" online gamers. She speaks on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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