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Oil Tycoon’s Divorce Settlement Could Be Most Expensive of All Time — Guess How Much
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It was revealed last week that one of world’s top billionaires in the middle of a divorce could see a settlement that could top the list as most expensive of all time. Oil tycoon Harold Hamm, whose net worth is about $11.3 billion, and his second wife, Sue Ann Hamm filed for divorce in May […]

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Inequality Is Not a Problem That Taxes Can Fix
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To those on the right, deregulation remains the key to avoiding the stagnation and constriction that handcuff the youth of Europe. It is notable that post-2008 protest movements on the left and the right each pointed to the problem of political …

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3 political sisters in Pa. convicted of corruption
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Thursday's conviction of suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin along with her aide and sister, Janine Orie, on campaign corruption charges mean they might join a third sister — former state Sen. Jane Orie — in state prison.

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South Africa will burn: Since Populism reigns
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According to him, as well as other historical works, Rome's first true emperor Caesar Augustus provided and justified peace to the Roman state after many years of civil war, social injustice, mass political corruption, and moral degradation which were …

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Sam Riddle makes good on promise to return to Flint, Detroit politics
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And the subsequent conviction of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on federal corruption charges and the state appointment of an emergency financial manager for the Motor City provided fertile ground for Riddle to regrow his political clout. Riddle …

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Russians Are Still Overwhelmingly Concerned With Basic Economic Issues
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The most commonly cited concern that can be reasonably labeled “political” in nature was corruption, which really has grown significantly in salience over the past several years. But even corruption was closely trailed by, among other things, income …

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China Aiming for Balanced Budget in Coming Years
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China's planned deficit for 2012 is 1.2 trillion yuan ($193.2 billion)–or around 2% of GDP. That is up from 800 billion yuan in 2012. Mr. Lou said he was leading an investigation into local-government debt thought to total 11 trillion yuan to try and …

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