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The Big Long: Bank Trade Gets Liftoff in Stocks as Fed Tightens – Bloomberg

The Big Long: Bank Trade Gets Liftoff in Stocks as Fed Tightens – Bloomberg


TIME

The Big Long: Bank Trade Gets Liftoff in Stocks as Fed Tightens
Bloomberg
Seven years after American banks brought the global economy to its knees, stock investors want nothing more than to own them again now that the Federal Reserve is back to raising interest rates. The country’s biggest financial stocks surged more than 5 …
A Missed Opportunity of Ultra-Cheap MoneyNew York Times
Fed’s move…

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Review: JJ Abrams breathes new life into ‘Star Wars’ with ‘The Force Awakens’ – HitFix

Review: JJ Abrams breathes new life into ‘Star Wars’ with ‘The Force Awakens’ – HitFix


HitFix

Review: JJ Abrams breathes new life into ‘Star Wars’ with ‘The Force Awakens’
HitFix
At one point before the premiere last night, I heard an ardent fan say that it is impossible to review a movie like “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” I understand what he means, particularly because he’s coming to it as a fan first and foremost, but that
12 Days of ‘Star Wars’: The Lawrence Kasdan…

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Defense Secretary Used Private Email for Official Business, Pentagon Says – Wall Street Journal

Defense Secretary Used Private Email for Official Business, Pentagon Says – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Defense Secretary Used Private Email for Official Business, Pentagon Says
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter used his personal email account for government business, the Pentagon acknowledged late Wednesday, putting him among a group of officials that includes former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who have drawn critical …
Defense Secretary Carter used…

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Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan to Stop Spread of ISIS – NBCNews.com

Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan to Stop Spread of ISIS – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan to Stop Spread of ISIS
NBCNews.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Hillary Clinton further detailed her plan to defeat ISIS Tuesday, and specifically spoke to the threat of homegrown radicalization in a city that has been on the front lines, while also warning that Islamophobia is not just
Will GOP candidates’ strikingly hawkish stances alienate swing voters?Washin…

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Troubled forecast for warming Arctic – San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Troubled forecast for warming Arctic – San Antonio Express-News (subscription)


Wall Street Journal

Troubled forecast for warming Arctic
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
For a second straight year, the Arctic is warming faster than any other place in the world, and walrus populations in the area’s Pacific and Atlantic ocean regions are thinning along with the ice sheets that are critical for their survival, researchers
Arctic: The Fastest Warming Place On Earth For…

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China defends internet sovereignty: Reports – ZDNet

China defends internet sovereignty: Reports – ZDNet


ZDNet

China defends internet sovereignty: Reports
ZDNet
China’s President Xi Jinping believes that countries must not interfere in the internal affairs of others and that internet sovereignty should be in the hands of each individual nation, Bloomberg reported.
Online providers ‘ help soughtChina Daily
Donald Trump wants to ‘penetrate’ the Internet. So does China’s president.Washington Post
China’s…

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Governor of Puerto Rico Warns of Looming Default Without Bankruptcy Plan – New York Times

Governor of Puerto Rico Warns of Looming Default Without Bankruptcy Plan – New York Times


New York Times

Governor of Puerto Rico Warns of Looming Default Without Bankruptcy Plan
New York Times
The governor of Puerto Rico redoubled threats on Wednesday of a major bond default, as an effort to help the struggling commonwealth use bankruptcy to shed debt headed for defeat in Congress.
Congress Sends Puerto Rico Little Help as Crisis EscalatesBloomberg
US House to explore help for Puerto…

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Texas Authorities Seek Teen Who Invoked ‘Affluenza’ Defense – ABC News

Texas Authorities Seek Teen Who Invoked ‘Affluenza’ Defense – ABC News


ABC News

Texas Authorities Seek Teen Who Invoked ‘Affluenza’ Defense
ABC News
Authorities are investigating whether a teenager who killed four people in a 2013 drunken-driving wreck — and claimed as part of his defense that he suffered from “affluenza” — has fled with his mother to avoid a potential violation of his probation.
Warrant issued for drunk driving ‘affluenza’ teen who got probation…

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Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing … – People Magazine

Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing … – People Magazine


People Magazine

Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing
People Magazine
Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing Star Wars Hero. 0SHARES. Reprint. subscribe now. Star Wars: Mark Hamill Shares Theories on Missing Luke Skywalker. Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. TM Lucasfilm Ltd.
It took lightyears for ‘Star Wars’ fashion to…

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Emanuel greeted by ’16 shots’ chant about Laquan McDonald at Urban Prep event – Chicago Tribune

Emanuel greeted by ‘16 shots’ chant about Laquan McDonald at Urban Prep event – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Emanuel greeted by ’16 shots’ chant about Laquan McDonald at Urban Prep event
Chicago Tribune
Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers an address about police issues Dec. 9, 2015, to the Chicago City Council. Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers an address about police issues Dec. 9, 2015, to the Chicago City Council. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune).
Justice Department Meets With Chicago Police…

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