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James Harden lobbied for the Rockets to acquire Chris Paul. It happened.

James Harden lobbied for the Rockets to acquire Chris Paul. It happened.

June 29, 2017

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Chris Paul is going to the Houston Rockets. A day after ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Houston was “an increasingly serious threat” to sign Paul, the Rockets completed a trade that will give them a second superstar.

Houston traded Sam Dekker, …

Bosses can ban workers from wearing Islamic headscarves or other religious symbols, EU’s top court rules

Bosses can ban workers from wearing Islamic headscarves or other religious symbols, EU’s top court rules

June 28, 2017

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Bosses can ban workers from wearing headscarves, the top European Union’s court has ruled.

It is the court’s first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work.

On the eve of the Dutch election where Muslim immigration …

Ethics complaint filed against White House official

Ethics complaint filed against White House official

June 28, 2017

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Trump meets with CEOs of GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler

An ethics watchdog group says a White House official appears to have attended meetings with corporate executives earlier this year while he personally held stock in the companies.

The group, Citizens …

I sent some personal details over Facebook to a recruiter and am now worried I could be a victim of identity fraud, how can I check?

I sent some personal details over Facebook to a recruiter and am now worried I could be a victim of identity fraud, how can I check?

June 22, 2017

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I recently shared some of my personal information with someone I met on Facebook and I’m worried about my identity being stolen.

The person was asking about a potential job vacancy and wanted me to send over my details so …

DANIEL HANNAN: Oh dear! Does Brussels REALLY think we’ll come crawling back?

DANIEL HANNAN: Oh dear! Does Brussels REALLY think we’ll come crawling back?

June 19, 2017

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Almost exactly a year has passed since British voters told their government to withdraw from the European Union. Today, at last, formal talks get under way.

The idea is being put about that we go into the negotiations with no …

Inside tiny room where evil care worker kept woman with severe learning difficulties as his sex slave for years

Inside tiny room where evil care worker kept woman with severe learning difficulties as his sex slave for years

June 18, 2017

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Baker ‘paid’ his victim in Quality Street sweets for having depraved sex with him and others, it is claimed

This is the tiny room where monster Keith Baker kept a woman with severe learning difficulties as his sex slave for …

Angela Merkel warns UK against Brexit ‘illusions’

Angela Merkel warns UK against Brexit ‘illusions’

June 2, 2017

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Speaking in the Bundestag, Mrs Merkel was cheered as she struck a firm tone about Germany’s approach.

Mrs Merkel stressed that a "third country" – as the UK would be after Brexit – could not enjoy the same rights as …

Corbyn flounders as he is grilled over soft stance on IRA, refusal to use military against ISIS, and opposition to Trident in BBC election interview

Corbyn flounders as he is grilled over soft stance on IRA, refusal to use military against ISIS, and opposition to Trident in BBC election interview

May 27, 2017

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Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly refused to say whether he backed the renewal of Trident tonight as he endured his toughest interview of the campaign so far.

The Labour leader and CND vice-chair floundered as he was pressed on how his views …

Solar jobs growing 17 times faster than US economy

Solar jobs growing 17 times faster than US economy

May 25, 2017

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Inside the U.S. solar jobs boom

President Trump may be focused on saving coal miners, but solar continues to be the hot spot in today’s jobs market.

Solar employment expanded last year 17 times faster than the total US economy, …

All Annuities Are Not Equal: Do Your Homework Before You Bash Or Buy

All Annuities Are Not Equal: Do Your Homework Before You Bash Or Buy

May 24, 2017

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When you say the word “annuity,” it seems the typical reaction is a wince. There might even be a slight gasp through gritted teeth or an involuntary shaking of the head.

Although they’ve been around for years and years …