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9 times when procrastination can cost you big money

Tuesday  18:33,   17 july 2018

9 times when procrastination can cost you big moneyThere are times when "doing something tomorrow" is no big deal. Not to knock clean socks or anything, but waiting one more day to do laundry isn't likely to cause a catastrophe. But there are times[...]
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2018 British Open: Forget the odds, conditions could bring surprise winner

Tuesday  18:32,   17 july 2018

<p>Dustin Johnson is the 12-1 favorite to win this week's British Open according to British bookmakers Ladbrokes. Justin Rose is second at 14-1.</p>CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Dustin Johnson is the 12-1 favorite to win this week's British Open[...]

Larry Fitzgerald: If I play beyond 2018, it will be for Cardinals

Tuesday  18:32,   17 july 2018

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be back for a 15th season in 2018 and he said this offseason that he hasn’t come to a decision about whether it will be his last year as a player.&nbsp;If Fitzgerald does decide to play another year, [...]

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson shows off his classic flop shot trick at British Open

Tuesday  18:32,   17 july 2018

Phil Mickelson shows off his classic flop shot trick at British Open.The left-hander obviously has one of the most remarkable short games of all time, and on several occasions he's used his magic to demonstrate the quick-rising flop shot over a[...]

Ex-CIA deputy director: Senior intel officials should consider resigning

Tuesday  18:03,   17 july 2018

Michael Morell says Trump's comments have dealt a major blow to the relationship between the intelligence community and the president"I do think that senior officials in the intelligence community need to ask themselves whether they can continue [...]

U.S. court ruling 'buys time' for separated immigrant families - lawyers

Tuesday  18:01,   17 july 2018

Lawyers for immigrant families separated by the U.S. government at the border with Mexico said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients. [...]

Trump deals a shocking blow to US intelligence agencies

Tuesday  18:01,   17 july 2018

Josh Campbell writes that Trump's performance in Helsinki -- in which he appeared to believe Putin, a former Russian spy, over his own US intelligence community -- endangers the American people.Load[...]

Liz Peek: Trump critics predictably melt down over Helsinki summit

Tuesday  17:55,   17 july 2018

President Trump bungled the Helsinki press conference. Of that there is no question. But were his comments treasonous, as former CIA chief John Brennan said? Or was it, as John McCain thundered, “one of the most disgraceful performances by an[...]

Trump Thanks Rand Paul For Defending Him After Putin Summit

Tuesday  17:51,   17 july 2018

'You really get[...]

Helsinki summit marks a new low in the history of the U.S. presidency

Tuesday  17:50,   17 july 2018

It was a "Russia first" performance from beginning to end.President Trump and Russian president-for-life Vladimir Putin’s news conference in Helsinki on Monday was the lowest point in the history of the American presidency. Standing next[...]

Puerto Rico allowing transgender people to fix birth certificates

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018

Transgender people in Puerto Rico can now modify their birth certificates to match their gender identity, after activists won a lawsuit against the US territory's governor.The change, which went into effect Monday, will comply with a ruling from [...]

Investigation of VA nursing homes launched after USA TODAY/Boston Globe reports

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018

The move follows an investigation by USA TODAY and The Boston Globe that showed 60 VA nursing homes rated only one out of five stars for quality last year in the agency’s own internal ranking system.The probe follows an investigation by USA TODAY[...]

Delaware officials release final report on prison reform

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018

Delaware officials are touting progress in prison reform efforts following a deadly inmate riot last year but say reducing mandatory overtime for correctional officers at the state's understaffed maximum-security prison remains a challenge.[...]

The Helsinki Summit Will Further Derange American Politics

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018

President Trump's habit of saying whatever pops into his head is damaging America's standing in the world.Load[...]

A plan for your children could save your retirement

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018

Steps you take when they’re young could launch them toward financial independence and get them out of the nest with no hurt feelings.This can get touchy. Some parents are reluctant to think about letting go, or give higher priority to supporting[...]