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-- this post authored by Jane B. Singer, City University London
So it's farewell, then, to Gawker. After 14 years of dancing on the edge of ethical probity and legal propriety, doing some good journalism as well as some less good, the New York-based website - an online blend of investigation, gossip, commentary and satire - has been forced out of business.
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from the Annie Waldman
Special Report from ProPublica
Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it would phase out its use of private prisons. While significant, the move will not put an end to the booming immigrant detention industry. Private prison companies will continue to receive millions in government contracts to detain unauthorized immigrants.
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There are many ways to build muscle. Some of these are eating five to six small meals a day, strengthening your core, not sticking with a workout routine, doing some water sports, and consuming the right nutrients after workouts.
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by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner
According to Jeff Reeves at Marketwatch, this is the best time in history to invest in real estate. Having spent half my professional life in the real estate and real estate finance businesses, let's just say I was 'curious' as to how he reached that conclusion. So I wiped the chocolate milk off my face that I had just spit up through my nose, took a deep breath, and dove in.
The Ongoing Collapse Of Turkey's Secular Democracy And... The Backstory To The Attempted Turkish Cou
Written by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Thur, 25 August 2016 05:00pm EST)
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 25 August U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
25Aug2016 Market Close: Markets Close Down, Mixed And Flat Ahead Of Ms. Yellen's Rate Speech Tomorro
25Aug2016 Market Update: US Markets Mixed And Flat, Crude Prices Have Regained 75% Of Morning Losses
25Aug2016 Pre-Market Commentary:The Specter of Jackson Hole Is Weighing On the MarketsThe specter of
Of the four regional manufacturing surveys released for August, three are in contraction with one in expansion.