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EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE - Narrative (Details)

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EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE - Narrative (Details)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 30 Months Ended
May. 14, 2015
USD ($)
$ / shares
Mar. 16, 2015
USD ($)
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Dec. 18, 2014
USD ($)
$ / shares
Oct. 17, 2014
shares
Jul. 31, 2015
employee
shares
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
employee
$ / shares
shares
Apr. 30, 2015
USD ($)
employee
$ / shares
shares
Oct. 31, 2014
Jun. 30, 2015
employee
$ / shares
shares
Jun. 30, 2014
$ / shares
shares
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
employee
$ / shares
shares
Jun. 30, 2014
USD ($)
$ / shares
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Jun. 30, 2015
employee
$ / shares
shares
Dec. 31, 2014
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Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Reverse stock split       0.5       0.5            
Common stock outstanding, prior to stock split (in shares)       282,800,000                    
Common stock, shares outstanding (in shares)       141,400,000   230,438,639     230,438,639   230,438,639   230,438,639 141,434,905
Issuance of common stock | $           $ 442,600 $ 436,100       $ 882,099 $ 173,201    
Fair value assumption, risk free rate           2.61% 2.02%              
Fair value assumption, dividend yield           7.81% 6.71%              
Fair value assumption, volatility           23.73% 24.04%              
Fair value assumption term           10 years 10 years              
Options exercised (in shares) [1]                         7,499,518  
Dividend declared per share (in dollars per share) | $ / shares $ 0.45 $ 0.38 $ 0.38           $ 0.45 $ 0.5 $ 0.83 $ 0.85    
Dividends | $ $ 89,500 $ 53,700 $ 53,700               $ 143,266      
Share price (in dollars per share) | $ / shares           $ 15.24     $ 15.24   $ 15.24   $ 15.24  
Dilutive common stock equivalents (in shares)                 4,259,059   3,869,894      
Dilutive Securities, Common Stock Equivalents, Number Of Shares Outstanding                   3,202,674   3,228,568    
Executive Officer [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Number of employees | employee           1 1   1   1   1  
Former Employee Of Manager [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Number of employees | employee         1                  
Fortress [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Common stock, shares outstanding (in shares)           2,400,000     2,400,000   2,400,000   2,400,000  
Common Stock [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Common stock issued in public offering (in shares)           27,900,000 29,213,020              
Public offering share price (in dollars per share) | $ / shares           $ 15.88 $ 15.25   $ 15.88   $ 15.88   $ 15.88  
Options granted to purchase number of shares (in shares)           2,800,000 5,750,000              
Fair value of options granted to purchase shares | $           $ 3,700 $ 8,900              
Options exercised (in shares)           6,200,000                
Aggregate shares in cashless exercise (in shares)           3,600,000                
Common Stock [Member] | Executive Officer [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Common stock issued in public offering (in shares)           9,100 250,000              
Common Stock [Member] | Former Employee Of Manager [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                            
Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range [Line Items]                            
Options exercised (in shares)         37,500                  
Aggregate shares in cashless exercise (in shares)         20,227                  
[1] Exercised by employees of Fortress, subsequent to their assignment, or by directors. The options exercised had an intrinsic value of $60.0 million.