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Washington Post Sold for $250 to Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos

Washington Post Sold for $250 to Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos
Multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos, the founder and owner of Amazon, will personally buy the America's leading news organization The Post and its affiliated newspaper the Washington Post for $250 million in cash.
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READ IN: Monday, August 18, 2014: National Guard to Ferguson, Schatz wins HI SEN, primaries in Wyo. and Alaska tomorrow, Parnell vs. Palin, and Boehner’s big bucks

Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Sign up for Read In and get all the political news you need delivered straight to your inbox every morning! It's fast, easy and free! A1: The stories you need to read before your first conference call. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) on Sunday dispatched National Guard troops to Ferguson after mostly peaceful protests were marred by what officials said was a small band of agitators who fired at officers, lobbed molotov cocktails and looted stores. Police deployed tear gas a ...
Full article at: Post Politics: - The Washington Post 4 days ago, 6:55am CDT
 

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Obama Heads Back to Washington

Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Associated Press: "President Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha's Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecified meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers." "The White House has been cagey about why the president needs to be back in Washington for those discussions. Part of the decision appears aimed at countering criticism that Obama i ...
Full article at: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire 5 days ago, 4:48pm CDT
 

Missouri authorities tell ACLU that people can record police in Ferguson

Source: Ars Technica

On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and state authorities in Missouri reached an agreement that members of the public and journalists are within their rights to record on-duty police officers. Protests in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, MO have continued throughout the weekend, sparked by the police shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. The outrage was flamed by the authorities' tone-deaf response in the f ...
Full article at: Ars Technica 5 days ago, 2:30pm CDT
 

In Texas' poorest county, police helpless to stop illegals

Source: WND

(WASHINGTON POST) — ENCINO — Elias Pompa had a thousand square miles of backcountry to patrol by himself, but now all he could see was the red Texas clay coating his windshield. “Damn dirt,” the sheriff’s deputy said, turning on his wipers, trying to follow the road as dusk closed in on him 11 hours into his shift. The gravel lane turned into two trail ruts, and the trail disappeared in sand and mesquite. He checked his location on a map, ...
Full article at: WND 5 days ago, 9:29am CDT
 

Bezos-owned Washington Post now inserting gross Amazon affiliate links into news articles (Paul Carr/PandoDaily)

Source: Techmeme

Paul Carr / PandoDaily: Bezos-owned Washington Post now inserting gross Amazon affiliate links into news articles  —  There's something creepy in this Washington Post piece about Penguin's new “adult” cover for the 50th anniversary edition of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”  Well, something else creepy, beyond the weirdly ov ...
Full article at: Techmeme 5 days ago, 8:20am CDT
 

Evangelicals Feeling Left Out by Republicans

Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Washington Post: "Many social conservatives say they feel politically isolated as the country seems to be hurtling to the left, with marijuana now legal in Colorado and gay marriage gaining ground across the nation. They feel out of place in a GOP increasingly dominated by tea party activists and libertarians who prefer to focus on taxes and the role of ...
Full article at: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire 5 days ago, 3:31am CDT
 

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Krauthammer: 'Anti-Semitism Is Back in Vogue'

Source: Big Government

On Saturday’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer gave an interview that included the topics of Obama’s foreign policy, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 prospect and the return of anti-Semitism to Europe. On the topic of anti-Semitism, Krauthammer explained why he said there was a return of anti-Semitism on the European continent. “Well, it's not an opinion, what I’m saying is a fair description ...
Full article at: Big Government 5 days ago, 1:29am CDT
 

Bezos-Owned Washington Post Embeds Amazon Buy-It-Now Buttons Mid-sentence

Source: AppleSlashdot

McGruber writes: While reading a story in the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, I saw that the paper had begun embedding Amazon Buy-It-Now links in the middle of story sentences. For example, in this article, a sentence about the sales figures for differing covers of The Great Gatsby read: At Politics and Prose, the traditional [BUY IT NOW] version — featuring the iconic eyes floating on a blue backgrou ...
Full article at: AppleSlashdot 6 days ago, 2:50pm CDT
 

Possible implications of Perry's indictment

Source: MSNBC

Washington Post National Political Reporter Sean Sullivan discusses with Alex Witt the indictment against Texas Gov. Rick Perry and whether this will hurt his chances at a presid ...
Full article at: MSNBC 6 days ago, 11:13am CDT
 



 

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