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Venezuela, where a hamburger is officially $170

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This will be America under Bernie Sanders.

It will also be America under Hillary Clinton.

Caracas (AFP) – If a visitor to Venezuela is unfortunate enough to pay for anything with a foreign credit card, the eye-watering cost might suggest they were in a city pricier than Tokyo or Zurich. 530 more words

Amina on Tour

Abduction and the abuse that comes with it can be very traumatic.
I read about Amina Ali Nkeki’s rescue/ return and I am overwhelmed with mixed emotions; excited at her return and reunion with family but bewildered / perplexed by her tours… 300 more words

Oops! CIA 'Accidentally' Destroyed Its Only Copy of Senate Torture Report - Daniel McAdams

The CIA was once so interested in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture that it secretly spied on the US Senate to see what they were coming up with.  143 more words

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70-year-old Woman Gives Birth To A Child

Yahoo news reported of an Indian woman who gave birth to a child at the age of 70. Daljinder Kaur, a 70-year-old Indian woman gave birth to the child last month after two years of IVF treatment with her husband who is 79. 503 more words

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Where have they been?

Where have the editors at Yahoo! News been during the past decade? Didn’t they read about Osama bin Laden and absorb the correct capitalization of his name? 20 more words

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Hypocrisy for $500, Alex

Today’s smarmy little performance by Sen. Ted Cruz stands out from all his other smarmy little performances as a great example of something I’ve believed for a long time: politicians think voters are stupid. 295 more words

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Yahoo's Most Vocal Critic Is Now on Its Board

Yahoo might not have a suitor just yet, but it did make a rather surprising move on Wednesday.

The beleaguered search company just announced that it has brought on four new independent directors to its board, including activist investor and Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey Smith, the company’s most outspoken critic over the last year. 738 more words

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