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Eight men own as much wealth than half the planet...WTF???

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, including Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. 167 more words

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California Dems panic as Trump-backer Peter Thiel eyes 2018 California governor bid

Peter Thiel, the quirky billionaire who was one of the few high-profile Silicon Valley supporters of President-elect Donald Trump, is considering running for California governor in 2018, Politico reported on Saturday. 111 more words

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Brennan threatens Trump as tensions rise with intelligence agencies

The outgoing CIA director Sunday called Donald Trump’s comments about the U.S. intelligence community “outrageous” and suggested that the president-elect’s attitude toward Russia reflected an incomplete understanding of that country’s intentions. 168 more words

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Revelers, rally-goers to clog DC for Trump's inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation’s capital for Donald Trump’s inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question. 701 more words

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Activists relate to King's shift from dreamer to radical

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For Abdul Aliy-Muhammad, the Martin Luther King Jr. he learned about as a child was a man of love, peace and racial harmony, a gifted orator. 753 more words

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Trump team considers relocating White House media corps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Routine media access to the White House could be a thing of the past under Donald Trump’s presidency, with top officials of the incoming administration saying Sunday that they’re exploring more spacious options nearby. 459 more words

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Final preparations underway for Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON (WTNH) — The final preparations are underway for the Presidential Inauguration. Dress rehearsals are being being done for the parade that will take place on Friday after Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States. 57 more words

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