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    The President and the Porn Star: A Story’s Slow Rise Above the Din

    By MATT FLEGENHEIMER MARCH 9, 2018 Despite the unrelated tumult of this week — tariff policy, staff turnover, nuclear intrigue — the ordeal has begun showing signs of an elusive longevity, coaxed by a lawsuit filed by her lawyer and an acknowledgment from Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White...
  2. Ralph47

    Be You Worried About Markets Massive Rise?

    Are you worried about the nearly daily massive rises in the U.S. stock markets? :redface: Like, worried they will CRASH? :o (UP about 90 today!)
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    Swiss RE calls for adaptation drive as extreme weather events rise

    Swiss RE calls for adaptation drive as extreme weather events rise Insurance companies should emphasise the importance of boosting preparations for extreme weather events and other impacts from climate change, Swiss RE says in a report. The reinsurance giant says its industry is “highly...
  4. Road Warrior

    The rise of online education

    Over the past several years, many entities have, either on their own or in coordination with others, sought to spread education across the planet. There are many free online education courses available. I've listened to a few via the iPhone "iTunes U" app Open Yale Courses Open Yale...
  5. myp

    High grade beef prices rise, pink slime beef prices plummet on public outcry

    Following the pink slime news. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/14/us-usa-beef-pinkslime-idUSBRE84D03820120514
  6. myp

    Middle East tensions continue to rise after Egypt's success

    After the [thus far] successful protests in Egypt, tensions have risen in other Middle Eastern nations as citizens seek similar changes in what is being termed the Facebook revolution. Libya grew particularly violent earlier today as the government vowed to crackdown on protests. As a result...
  7. myp

    Jobless claims rise- again

    The number of jobless claim filings rose to 484,000 last week, making it the highest increase in the past six months. The number was unexpected by many and provides a grim outlook for the economy. source: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65M2WK20100812 Thoughts?