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In Britain, billionaires can buy the silence of the judiciary

Patricia Bezzoubenko of Canada performs during her ribbon routine as she competes in the rhythmic Gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 25, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble Last week, British news media were temporarily banned from reporting an unproven allegation of rape involving a well-known tech billionaire. British courts frequently grant injunctions that censor stories …

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These are the 10 things you should avoid studying at university if you want to be rich

Prospective students who are motivated by money had better take note.Robert Spencer / Getty It’s tough to make serious life choices at the age of 18, but right now thousands of A-level students across the UK are doing exactly that in their UCAS university applications. If motivated by money, prospective students ought to think very carefully about the degree they’re …

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Major pizza brands are stuck in the middle of a fierce culture war — but here's how Papa John's really stacks up to Pizza Hut and Domino's

Which of the Big Three does it best? Hollis Johnson Americans adore pizza. According to a 2014 study by the US Department of Agriculture, about one in eight Americans eat pizza on any given day. That’s a lot of pizza. Acolytes of the Pizza Big Three are steadfast in their preferences: Domino’s, Pizza Hut, and Papa John’s. And as discussion …

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Big Tech blew its big moment at the Russia hearings (FB, TWTR, GOOGL)

Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch at the tech hearings this week. Getty Representatives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter testified in Congress this week regarding alleged Russian interference in last year’s election. The tech companies’ CEOs declined to show. The companies’ lawyers failed to reassure legislators and the public that the companies are prepared to fix the problems that allowed people …

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Here's how the cast of 'Thor: Ragnarok' looks in real life

Did you know Cate Blanchett plays the latest Marvel villain? Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Marvel Many of the “Thor: Ragnarok” actors look a lot different when they’re not trying to save Asgard — or destroy it. A lot of the cast wear colorful costumes and wigs. At least one is completely unrecognizable as a CG character. Keep reading to see how …

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Carter Page confirms he met with Russian government officials while Trump's foreign policy adviser

Carter Page, former foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign, speaks to the media after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on November 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Former foreign policy advisor Carter Page met with Russian government officials in 2016. Page previously denied meeting with Russian government officials, and said that he had met with “mostly …

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Anthony Weiner ordered to report to prison by Monday

Former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner. AP Former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is required to report to federal prison by Monday. He is sentenced to 21 to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty of sexting a 15-year-old girl. Former Rep. Anthony Weiner is required to report to federal prison by Monday, according to multiple news reports. The 53-year-old former congressman …

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Netflix fires Kevin Spacey from 'House of Cards'

Kevin Spacey in “House of Cards.” Netflix Kevin Spacey was the star and executive producer of “House of Cards.” Spacey has been accused by several men of sexual harassment and assault. Netflix is firing Spacey from “House of Cards” and ending production on a biopic of Gore Vidal staring Spacey. Netflix is parting ways with Kevin Spacey, the star and …

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Apple eased the pressure for the iPhone X to be a smash hit, thanks to this business comeback (AAPL)

A lot of Apple investors are betting the new iPhone X will trigger a massive consumer buying spree and boost the company’s revenues. But even before the iPhone X hit store shelves on Friday, Apple’s smartphone business was on the upswing. As we can see in this chart from Statista, shipments of Apple’s iPhones increased in the company’s recently ended …

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