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Billionaires, Taxes And Goose Poop: Tom Golisano's Decades Long Campaign To Pay The Government Less Money

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Three-time New York gubernatorial candidate Tom Golisano hates taxes -and he's willing to take extreme measures to avoid paying them.
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NY Times Goes All In on Flawed 1619 Project

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Since the New York Times introduced its 1619 Project last summer, the paper has touched off a series of debates about the role of slavery in American history. Although the exchanges followed haven't revealed much about our nation's past, they have told us a lot about state of modern U.S. journalism.
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New York Times plans to name Meredith Kopit Levien as next CEO- Bloomberg News

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New York Times Co is expected to name company insider Meredith Kopit Levien as its next chief executive officer to succeed Mark Thompson, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Mike Bloomberg's refusal to release women from non-disclosure agreements continues to damage his campaign

Mike Bloomberg's refusal to release women from non-disclosure agreements continues to damage his campaign

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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's refusal to release employees at his media company from non-disclosure agreements blew up on him at this week's Las Vegas debate.
A November investigation by Business Insider found that Bloomberg LP has repeatedly been described as a sexualized, predatory environment in harassment and discrimination complaints from several women going back two decades.
Those complaints have been resolved under non-disclosure agreements, with Bloomberg still stopping short of saying he is willing to release employees from their obligations to keep quiet.
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It ‘saved countless lives': How Mike Bloomberg defended stop-and-frisk for years before running for president

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A Fix review of dozens of Bloomberg's appearances over the past decade reveal how the former New York City mayor defended the city's policing practices.
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Trump considering some domestic air travel restrictions

Trump considering some domestic air travel restrictions

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's “certainly looking at” potentially restricting air travel between some U.S. cities, especially those with significant numbers of... Read more ...

Russia sends plane with medical supplies to U.S. for coronavirus response

Russia sends plane with medical supplies to U.S. for coronavirus response

Russia is sending a planeload of masks and other supplies to help the United States fight the coronavirus pandemic as the number of cases threatens to top 200,000 across the... Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

President Donald Trump on Wednesday recommended wearing a scarf over the face to prevent the spread of coronavirus, even though the efficacy of such a measure remains... Read more ...

White House Correspondents' Association boots OAN from briefing rotation...

White House Correspondents' Association boots OAN from briefing rotation after reporter defies social distancing restrictions

The White House Correspondents' Association said on Wednesday it was booting a media outlet from its rotation of news organizations that get seats in the briefing room at the... Read more ...

Royal Caribbean's CEO won't be paid until September and other executives are...

Royal Caribbean's CEO won't be paid until September and other executives are taking 25% pay cuts as the coronavirus ravages the cruise industry

Royal Caribbean said Wednesday that its CEO would forego his salary until September in the wake of the coronavirus. Other executives are taking a 25% pay cut as the pandemic... Read more ...

Schumer Calls For Hazard Pay For Frontline Workers In Coronavirus Fight

Schumer Calls For Hazard Pay For Frontline Workers In Coronavirus Fight

A next coronavirus relief package should require additional pay for workers like nurses, doctors and first responders, the Senate minority leader said. (Image credit: Saul... Read more ...

Republicans reject Pelosi's rapid push for next rescue package

Republicans reject Pelosi's rapid push for next rescue package

Senate Republicans say Congress may eventually need to craft yet another major coronavirus package. But not at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lightning-quick pace. While Pelosi... Read more ...

DOJ's Antitrust Division gets a coronavirus-themed April Fools prank

DOJ's Antitrust Division gets a coronavirus-themed April Fools prank

In dark times, a moment of jocularity came on Wednesday for the Justice Department's Antitrust Division. William Rinner, counsel to Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim... Read more ...

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government's primary disaster response agency is asking the Defense Department for 100,000 body bags, according to a Bloomberg report. The Federal Emergency Management... Read more ...