John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week
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John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week

ImageJohn Walker Lindh, known as the “American Taliban,” shortly after his capture in Afghanistan in 2001.CreditCreditJames Hill for The New York TimesThis article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — He was the “American Taliban” captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in the fall of 2001. Pictures showed him…

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I toured a $29.5 million mansion on ‘the Park Avenue of Miami Beach,’ a glitzy waterfront street that’s home to Hollywood stars and professional athletes. Look inside the 12-bedroom home.
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I toured a $29.5 million mansion on ‘the Park Avenue of Miami Beach,’ a glitzy waterfront street that’s home to Hollywood stars and professional athletes. Look inside the 12-bedroom home.

The home comes with an infinity pool and a pool house. Katie Warren/Business Insider North Bay Road, a residential street in Miami Beach, is a hot spot for millionaires and celebrities buying waterfront estates. Luxury real-estate agent Nelson Gonzalez calls it “the Park Avenue of Miami Beach” for its prestige and elite clientele. I toured…

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Next Avenue: How not to lose money when you inherit a house
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Next Avenue: How not to lose money when you inherit a house

Recovering boat owners often say a boat is a hole in the water into which you pour money. Much the same could be said for a house you inherit. When a parent or other relative dies and you take possession of his or her house, it can be easy to think you’ve hit the jackpot.…

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Donald Trump blames ‘write offs’ and ‘depreciation’ for $1 billion in business losses
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Donald Trump blames ‘write offs’ and ‘depreciation’ for $1 billion in business losses

CLOSE A legal scholar says that the the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report could lead to a constitutional crisis. (May 6) AP, APWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump cited “write offs,” “depreciation,” tax shelters and accounting gamesmanship as reasons for business losses in the 1980s and 1990s after The New…

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2019 Preakness: War of Will Wins in Dramatic Rebound from Kentucky Derby Loss
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2019 Preakness: War of Will Wins in Dramatic Rebound from Kentucky Derby Loss

ImageWar of Will, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, crosses the finish line first to win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, a swift reversal of fortune from its loss at the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago.CreditCreditMike Stewart/Associated PressBALTIMORE — The deep breaths came fast and furious in the opening moments of the 144th running of…

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Money laundering report a wake-up call for Canada, but some provinces skeptical – CTV News
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Money laundering report a wake-up call for Canada, but some provinces skeptical – CTV News

VANCOUVER — The authors of a report that found $47 billion was laundered across Canada last year debated whether to include a graph that indicated Alberta, Ontario and the Prairies were hotspots for dirty money, says the lead writer. Maureen Maloney said her expert panel used the best mathematical model available to reach the estimates,…

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A Hotbed for Lacrosse? Harlem Makes Its Case
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A Hotbed for Lacrosse? Harlem Makes Its Case

ImageEniola Arogundade, a senior at Frederick Douglass Academy, was pursued by Hunter College High School players in Thursday’s game.CreditCreditHiroko Masuike/The New York TimesThe boys’ varsity lacrosse team that is playing this weekend for its third consecutive New York City public schools championship practices on a concrete handball court in a city park with no lights,…

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Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Incentives
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Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Incentives

ImageJust as he has done in his sometimes highly leveraged real estate businesses, President Trump hopes largely to use other people’s money to achieve his goals on a Middle East peace plan.CreditCreditSamuel Corum for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — After more than two years of study and deliberation, President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,…

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Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America
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Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America

Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men defend capitalism. But it was surprising to hear Gates make a really good point about socialism. Or, at least a good point about how socialism is defined in the U.S.Gates pointed out…

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28 photos show the most incredible buildings, installations, and landmarks designed by late architect I.M. Pei
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28 photos show the most incredible buildings, installations, and landmarks designed by late architect I.M. Pei

Louvre Pyramid By The Architect I.M. Pei At Night, Paris, France Insights/UIG via Getty Images Renowned architect I.M. Pei, best known for designing the iconic 71-foot glass pyramid that sits in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum, died on Thursday at the age of 102. Pei’s legacy lives on through a notable body of work…

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