Journalists expose the riches of Putin’s distant relative
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Journalists expose the riches of Putin’s distant relative

MOSCOW (AP) — A group of journalists behind the Panama Papers offshore accounts expose published an investigation Wednesday detailing how a distant relative of Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a fortune. The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project published a piece claiming that Mikhail Shelomov, the son of Putin’s cousin, has over the years … Continue reading

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Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The solicitor general’s office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the leagues. The court is scheduled to hear the case in December. Republican … Continue reading

Trump’s investments include companies he bashed
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Trump’s investments include companies he bashed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has invested in some of the companies that he uses as punching bags on the campaign trail, according to new financial documents he submitted to the U.S. government. In his 104-page public financial disclosure report, the presumptive Republican nominee reported holding investments in companies like Ford Motor Co., Apple Inc. … Continue reading

NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant
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NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant

Norfolk State University is among 30 colleges and universities selected to receive planning grants from UNCF’s (United Negro College Fund) new Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a highly-competitive grant process open to four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly black institutions (PBIs) to help students gain the knowledge, preparation, insight and skills needed for … Continue reading

Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union
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Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union

DALLAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton won the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union on Tuesday, giving her the support of a labor powerhouse that backed President Barack Obama in 2008. The nation’s largest health care union represents about 2 million nurses, health care workers and other caregivers and is among the most ethnically … Continue reading

Viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen
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Viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 19-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Carolina, NBC, 20.61 million. 2. “NCIS,” CBS, 17.22 million. 3. NFL Football: Seattle at San Francisco, CBS, 17.12 million. 4. “Sunday Night NFL Pregame,” NBC, 15.8 million. 5. “The Big … Continue reading

Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th
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Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th

Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 11th. FICTION 1. “The Sword of Summer” by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion) 2. “Twilight 10th Anniversary Ed.” by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown) 3. “The Survivor” by Vince Flynn (Atria Books) 4. “Harry Potter/Sorcer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine Books) 5. “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” by George R.R. … Continue reading

Jeb Bush wise?
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Jeb Bush wise?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush appears to be healthy and wealthy, based on a batch of records released by the Republican presidential candidate Thursday. As for wise? Voters have time. Bush also listed each of the people, called bundlers, who have helped raise campaign dollars in groups of contributors. The 62-year-old former governor … Continue reading