Morning Links: Lawmakers Agree on Wall Street Overhaul; Cabbie Foils Hit; Party on the V Train


• Lawmakers have agreed upon “the most sweeping overhaul of U.S. financial regulation since the Great Depression.” The legislation still needs to be approved by the full House and Senate, as well as the President. [Bloomberg]

• BP’s cost for the oil spill to date: approximately $2.35 billion. [CNN]

• A cabbie foils a hit attempt from a jealous wife after driving her around to spy on her estranged husband for a month. [NYPost]

• The state legislature has passed a bill requiring New York City landlords to reveal buildings’ bedbug history to prospective tenants. [City Room]

• Shell Oil wants to let you know they are no BP. [NYC The Blog]

• Michael Jackson’s estate will not sell the rights to more than 250 Beatles songs (the estate’s most valuable asset). [NYDN]

• Your very environmental reusable grocery bag is probably dirty as all get-out. [Chicago Tribune]

• Party on the V train tonight at 11 p.m., all the way to Forest Hills! Sounds…fun. [Bowery Boogie]