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Top Democrat Elijah Cummings’ wife may have gained ‘illegal private benefit’ from his committee activities

A charity run by the wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings received millions from special interest groups and corporations that had business before her husband’s committee and could have been used illegally, according to an IRS complaint filed by an ethics … Continue reading

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ESPN Says It Will Obey Fans, Cut Down On Network’s Political Content | True? Can They Stop Themselves?

Buried deep in the profile — caught by National Review Online’s Jim Geraghty ​— is some welcome news for fans of ESPN who have turned off or turned down the network over its sudden and dramatic plunge into politics. Jimmy … Continue reading

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Fire Sale: Salon, A Flagship Of Leftist Media Blog, Has Been Sold

. Okay, so it took a couple of years, but Salon.com, an unabashed left-wing site, was in a dire financial situation. It was put up for sale for around $5 million. There was going to be a bankruptcy and liquidation … Continue reading

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Oregon company designs/builds a different kind of nuclear reactor

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon company is changing the way we think about nuclear power and it’s doing it with smaller, cheaper and safer nuclear reactors. The company behind these very different kinds of nuclear reactors is called NuScale. It … Continue reading

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Young people mostly unqualified for military service and careers

YORK, Pa. — The numbers are staggering: Seventy-one percent of young people are ineligible to join the military, according to 2017 Pentagon data. The reasons: obesity, no high school diploma or a criminal record. The problem isn’t just a military one, though: It’s an … Continue reading

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Buffett’s Brain: Charlie Munger talks about investing and life choices that secure prosperity

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CNN Axes Over 100 Staff, ‘More Layoffs Coming’

The artist formerly known as the Clinton News Network (CNN) announced this week that around 100 staff had “opted in” to voluntary buyouts of their contracts. That’s polite, public relations-talk for “we had to get rid of people”. The television … Continue reading

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