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    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk
    Dec10

    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk

    Max Levchin cofounded PayPal, took it public, and sold it to eBay. Now he's leading a loan startup. Here's how he did it. Max Levchin founded PayPal with Peter Thiel in 1999, and it grew with the help of Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman. PayPal went public and was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. He is now the CEO of Affirm, an online...

    Politics: New Trump Tower meeting details, a whistleblower, and the GOP’s efforts to malign the FBI — the Trump Russia investigation a week after Flynn’s guilty plea
    Dec09

    Politics: New Trump Tower meeting details, a whistleblower, and the GOP’s efforts to malign the FBI — the Trump Russia investigation a week after Flynn’s guilty plea

    With new revelations about Don, Jr.'s Trump Tower meeting, the Russia investigation was quieter this week than last but still vital for the future of the probe. In the week following former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea, new details have emerged about the meeting President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump...

    Politics: New Trump Tower meeting details, a whistleblower, and the GOP’s efforts to malign the FBI — the Trump Russia investigation a week after Flynn’s guilty plea
    Dec09

    Politics: New Trump Tower meeting details, a whistleblower, and the GOP’s efforts to malign the FBI — the Trump Russia investigation a week after Flynn’s guilty plea

    With new revelations about Don, Jr.'s Trump Tower meeting, the Russia investigation was quieter this week than last but still vital for the future of the probe. In the week following former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea, new details have emerged about the meeting President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump...

    Politics: Paul Manafort’s flight records suggest closer ties to Russia than he has let on
    Nov25

    Politics: Paul Manafort’s flight records suggest closer ties to Russia than he has let on

    Paul Manafort has long been scrutinized for his vast web of connections to pro-Russian interests. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s flight records show that he traveled to Moscow at least 18 times while advising the pro-Russian strongman Viktor Yanukovych, who later became Ukraine’s president. Yanukovych fled to Russia in...

    Politics: Theresa May accuses Russia of launching a ‘fake news’ war against the West
    Nov14

    Politics: Theresa May accuses Russia of launching a ‘fake news’ war against the West

    Prime minister says European countries must resist Putin's attempt to meddle in their election. Theresa May accuses Putin’s regime of seeking to meddle in Western elections. Prime Minister says the West must resist Russian propaganda war. She accuses Russia of using fake news websites and social media to “sow discord” in...

    Politics: Trump suggested softening the US stance toward Russia and easing sanctions
    Nov13

    Politics: Trump suggested softening the US stance toward Russia and easing sanctions

    Trump said an amicable relationship with Russia would be an asset for the US, not a liability. President Donald Trump suggested softening America’s stance toward Russia on Sunday. His comments Sunday came on the heels of remarks he made on Saturday, when he claimed he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin when Putin said Russia did not...

    Politics: A top Democratic lobbying firm caught up in Mueller’s Russia probe is on the verge of shutting down
    Nov12

    Politics: A top Democratic lobbying firm caught up in Mueller’s Russia probe is on the verge of shutting down

    Podesta Group has come under fire for failing to properly disclose PR work it did for Paul Manafort. Podesta Group, the lobbying firm founded by brothers John and Anthony Podesta that has close ties to the Democratic Party, may be shutting down. The firm has become entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation over work...

    Politics: This interactive map shows where US refugees have come from over the years
    Nov11

    Politics: This interactive map shows where US refugees have come from over the years

    An interactive map shows where refugees have been resettled in the US since 2002. It also shows the top countries of origin for refugees in each state. The map shows the largest group of refugees in each state since 2002. The map reveals several trends, like the fact that in the early 2000s most refugees in the US were from eastern Europe. The...

    Ashley Young: Elder statesman relishes England return
    Nov09

    Ashley Young: Elder statesman relishes England return

    Young made his name, firstly with Watford and then Aston Villa, as a quicksilver winger and also has experience of playing at number 10. After reaching a low point in his Manchester United career last season, Ashley Young is savouring the turnaround that has seen him end a four-year exile from the England squad.Young was scarcely seen at United...

    Pussy Riot: Punk group attack ‘police state’ on Trump anniversary
    Nov09

    Pussy Riot: Punk group attack ‘police state’ on Trump anniversary

    Longtime nemeses of Russian President Vladimir Putin, feminist punk rockers Pussy Riot have unveiled a dark new song that suggests parallels in America's leader Donald Trump. Longtime nemeses of Russian President Vladimir Putin, feminist punk rockers Pussy Riot have unveiled a dark new song that suggests parallels in America’s leader...

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