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yes virginia your vote does count

‘A win’s a win’: Kentucky lawmaker wins statehouse seat by a single vote Have you ever thought a single vote doesn’t really count? Well, you’d be wrong — at least, if you voted in Kentucky. More specifically, in Kentucky’s state [...]

‘Tell Your Boss’: Recording Is Seen to Link Saudi Crown Prince More Strongly to Khashoggi Killing

WASHINGTON — Shortly after the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated last month, a member of the kill team instructed a superior over the phone to “tell your boss,” believed to be Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi [...]

Brennan to Trump: ‘Clean up your act’ and ‘try to act presidential’

Former CIA director John Brennan criticized President Donald Trump in a tweet on Thursday for his incendiary rhetoric and comments encouraging physical violence. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Former [...]

China Dispatch: Welcome to College. Your Parents Are in the Tents Next Door.

TIANJIN, China — When Yang Zheyu arrived at Tianjin University this fall for the start of his first year, he had all the essentials. Winter coat. Dictionary. Four pairs of shoes. Toothpaste. And a few hundred yards from his dormitory, [...]

The Manafort plea deal: Your questions answered

Last month, Paul Manfort (left, pictured with his spokesman Jason Maloni in March) was found guilty in a Virginia trial on eight counts of bank and tax fraud, while the judge declared a mistrial on 10 other charges after the jury couldn’t [...]

POLITICO Playbook PM: Two exclusive nuggets to start your afternoon …

Presented by */ ]]> Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) said some Democrats have expressed interest in working together to investigate an anonymous New York Times op-ed. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo A FEW EXCLUSIVE NUGGETS FOR YOU [...]

What if Emailing During Your Commute Counted as Work?

LONDON — Should commuting hours count as part of the workday? The suggestion — sure to raise the hackles of employers everywhere — was made by university researchers in England who studied the commuting habits of thousands of [...]

Which Strategy Is Better: Rebalancing or Let Your Profits Run?

“The business of investing is not the same as investing in a business.” — Maxims of Wall Street, p. 143 At this year’s Fast Money Summit at FreedomFest, we had a panel discussing “Puzzles and Paradoxes in Finance: How to Profit from [...]

The Last Days of a Hong Kong Street for Singing Your Heart Out

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A pedestrian zone in the Mong Kok neighborhood of Hong Kong is closing after criticism that street performers have made it too loud. Source: NYT > World

Is It OK to Sleep With Your Sources?

Why shouldn’t reporters have sex with the people they cover? The answer, everybody will tell you, is orgasmically obvious: It’s the same reason reporters shouldn’t partner [...]