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A dystopian view from 2050, looking back on a world that's a lot different than what we now see
From: Salon.com | By: John Feffer, TomDispatch.com | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A billionaire hedge fund manager, whose son served in Afghanistan, has opened a chain of clinics to tend to the psychological needs of veterans...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Happy birthday John G. Morris
From: Time | By: Liz Ronk and Olivier Laurent | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A New York real-estate agency has begun advertising condominiums in Trump Tower as “The Best Value in the Most Secure Building in Manhattan.”
From: The Atlantic | By: Jeremy Venook | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Supreme Court will hear arguments about how much flexibility a bankruptcy court should have regarding longstanding rule over creditor priority.
From: New York Times | By: STEPHEN J. LUBBEN | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Bertito Beveridge—"Tito" to everyone—likes to tell the story of how he first tried to get into the liquor business in 1993. The Texas-born geophysicist-turned-mortgage broker, who'd begun adding flavors to store-bought vodka as a hobby, tried to...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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There are three potential investors in abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, outgoing Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Wednesday.Petkova told the Bulgarian National Radio the real investment interest would only be measured through...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Forget the Wall Street evildoers — nonprofit credit unions survived the crash and can help model a better future
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Hennelly | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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As patients’ share of medical bills has grown with the rise in deductibles, copays and coinsurance, providers have become laser focused on getting payments up front....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michelle Andrews | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Trump Organization’s apparent interest in expanding to Taiwan adds to concerns over the president-elect’s phone call with the island's president.
From: The Atlantic | By: Jeremy Venook | Monday, December 5, 2016
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India’s efforts to root out graft and corruption has resulted in a massive collapse in the economy. For the moment, … The post Goldman: India’s De-Monetization Scheme Fucked Themselves, Slashes GDP Outlook Amidst Imperiled Consumer Outlook appeared...
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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By Randy Ellis Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.comIt could soon cost passenger car motorists 50 cents more to travel from Oklahoma City to Tulsa under a series of turnpike rate increases approved Tuesday by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. The board approved...
From: NewsOK | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The man had no idea there was a home daycare center within 1,000 feet of his new house.
From: Reason | By: Lenore Skenazy | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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In North Carolina, public schools are getting a lot less, while charter schools aren't giving more
From: Salon.com | By: Jeff Bryant, Alternet | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Drunk driving has always been considered dangerous and deemed illegal. However, a new study indicates getting in the driver’s seat while feeling drowsy could be equally risky, and in some cases, riskier. Driving without a good night’s sleep could...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patrick Frye | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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You want to take out a student loan, but without using a cosigner. While that’s not ideal, it’s certainly understandable. Sure, getting your parents or a guardian to cosign your student loans would make it far easier to access financial aid, and...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Geoff Williams | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Actor George Takei, not exactly amused by a racist backlash after the mall in suburban Minneapolis hired an African American man, Larry Jefferson, to play Santa Claus over the weekend. The Department of Justice approved the deal with the condition that...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Chronicle Staff and News Services | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Here’s what I see as the only way forward if we want to dodge a deep recession and/or a greater crisis in the future
From: Business Insider | By: John Mauldin | Monday, December 5, 2016
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How did Kenya Moore twist the truth for her Real Housewives of Atlanta storyline? The reality star’s ex-boyfriend Matt Jordan has accused her of “fakery” and tells her to “stop lying.” Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore’s breakup...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amanda Katherine | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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But the really interesting stuff is in the subtext.Photo credit: Shelah, CC BY 2.0.I’ve read through Bloomberg Businessweek’s “How Couples Do Money” profile a few times, and I’m sharing it with you in the hopes that you’ll read it at least...
From: The Billfold | By: Nicole Dieker | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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If a procedure to privatize the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project takes place, it will certainly be successful, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said. “We can only saw what the real investment interest is after a privatization...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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When the justices return to the bench in January, they will face a nearly full argument calendar: nine arguments over five days of oral arguments. (No arguments are scheduled on the tenth day in the sitting, January 16, because it is a federal holiday.)...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Amy Howe | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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David Super     This is my third of three posts on congressional procedure.  As explained in my previous post, reconciliation provides a ready vehicle for congressional Republicans to enact a radical fiscal agenda with bare majority support in both...
From: Bag and Baggage | By: Guest Blogger | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Alex de WaalDecember 05, 2016Donald Trump was elected as the mouthpiece for a populist insurgency that humbled the biggest political machine in the United States. But he is also a plutocrat, a scion of the very system against which he mobilized so much...
From: Boston Review | By: Nausicaa Renner | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Roper Technologies Inc said Dec. 6 that it agreed to buy Deltek in a deal valued at $2.8 billion in cash. Thoma Bravo is the seller. Deltek, of Herndon, Virginia, provides software and information solutions for government contractors and professional...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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KKR has agreed to buy a majority of Optiv Security. Financial terms weren’t announced but press reports pegged the deal at $1.9 billion. Blackstone Group along with Investcorp and Sverica were the sellers. Optiv, of Denver, is a cyber security firm....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Next steps in life turnaround 2. Overseas concerns 3. Buying...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, December 5, 2016
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ImpactUs aims to simplify the process of impact investing through an online platform that allows investors to identify and invest in products that provide social impact. In this email Q&A with NextBillion Senior Editor James Militzer, Reginald Stanley,...
From: NextBillion | By: Kyle Poplin | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Nick Gillespie, Shikha Dalmia, Charles W. Cooke, and Avik Roy debate how to make a more-diverse United States a more-free United States.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Monday, December 5, 2016
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In an exclusive one-on-one with Bloody Elbow, former Bellator owner and MMAAA advisor Bjorn Rebney says the fight for fighter rights “Is gonna get uglier and uglier.” It was a transformative moment in the history of MMA last week, when five powerful...
From: Bloody Elbow | By: Amy Dash | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The similarity to previous key votes (Greece, Brexit, Trump) in the last 18 months was and is too close to ignore.
From: Business Insider | By: Ed Matts | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Digital-native news outlets in Europe tend to be more focused on delivering quality journalism than on creating new business models or innovating about ways news is presented, according to a new report from Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joseph Lichterman | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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RBC media analyst Steve Cahall thinks that ESPN is holding Disney back and that it may be time to cut the cord.
From: Business Insider | By: Bob Bryan | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Republicans are poised to sweep aside years of hard-won fiscal agreements that kept parity between defense and domestic spending.
From: Politico | By: Austin Wright | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The sports unit of Chinese technology giant LeEco will cut 10 percent of its staff and restructure its business after the parent firm's billionaire chief executive flagged concerns over spiraling debt and corporate overextension...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Efforts by federal regulators to try to reel in predatory lending practices could be curtailed by Republicans
From: Salon.com | By: Angelo Young | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The fairytale of the Western Bulldogs' on-field success has translated into an off-field windfall for the club, with the Dogs wiping more than $6 million from their debt in a year.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | By: Daniel Cherny | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Greece's government has welcomed the ...
From: Famagusta Gazette | By: FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE CYPRUS | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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After every last morsel of meat has been picked clean from the American landscape, the globalist scum will need a … The post Chinese Consumerism is On the Rise; A Crop of New Debt Slaves Emerge appeared first on Trading with The Fly....
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Countless conservative talk show hosts throughout these 50 states are daily trying to sustain their panic stricken masses with optimistic appraisals and fictitious ideas and remedies that can NEVER fix our current decimated fiscal state, let alone our...
From: Free Republic | By: IFB | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Pimco Total Return Fund’s two-decade-long reign as the largest actively managed U.S. bond fund by assets ended in November, another sign of how debt markets have been recast since the financial crisis....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, has appealed to Kwara State government to use the N75 billion recently released to the state, being excess deduction from the state’s federation account for Paris loan debt,...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Ikenna | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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In recent years, the state’s student loan agency has become more aggressive in pursuing delinquent student loans in the courts.
From: Business Insider | By: Annie Waldman | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Deal underlines renewed appetite for oil and gas assets
From: Financial Times | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS SA's shares jumped higher Tuesday after the company announced plans for an initial public offering in the U.S. of shares in its international businesses.
From: Denver Post | By: Dow Jones Newswires | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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StemBioSys, a small life sciences firm that sells stem cell products, has raised $2.7 million in equity and debt, according to a regulatory filing. The San Antonio company also issued warrants that can be exchanged for equity in the company, valuing...
From: Xconomy | By: David Holley | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's public school (CPS) system plans to sell a new type of bond issue in an attempt to separate the debt from the district's severe financial woes and protect it in a potential bankruptcy filing, according to a document released...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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According to the OECD, Canada’s housing market threatens the economy, and 2017 is going to be a terrible time for the average household
From: Business Insider | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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I can hardly claim to know everything about financial aid, but in the days when…...
From: Black Enterprise | By: Robin White Goode | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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