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Bridgegate Scandal: Ex Christie Allies Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly Get Prison

Former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for engineering lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as alleged retaliation against a Democratic mayor who didn't endorse the governor. Bill Baroni, who served as ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 1:46 pm

US-Turkey deal on ISIS assault? Why that's a tough sell for Tillerson.

March 29, 2017 Istanbul—On paper, the United States and Turkey are on the same side in the fight against the Islamic State jihadists. But on the battlefield, as a key offensive nears to force ISIS out of its Syrian capital of Raqqa, the two NATO allies ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:55 pm

How your cheap Chinese-made products may be killing thousands in China

Your cheap Chinese-made possessions may be costing lives, scientists say. Air pollution from the manufacture of goods made in one part of the world but used in another killed more than 700,000 people globally in 2007, the most recent year for which figures ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:45 pm

Obama's Legacy Is Proving Far Harder To Erase Than Trump Imagined

It wasn’t quite in the league of predicting the Dow would hit 36,000 months before the dot-com bubble burst, but when New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait unveiled his book on Barack Obama’s enduring legacy shortly before Donald Trump’s election, it ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 12:42 pm

3-year-old sees cop eating alone, so she walks up to his table and sits down

Sgt. Steven Dearth with the Hingham Police Department in Massachusetts and 3-year-old Lillian pose for a picture at Panera Bread. Sgt. Steven Dearth was taking a quick dinner break when he spotted a little girl in a booth with her family in Panera Bread ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:49 pm
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