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  • Brazilian youngsters could get midseason transfers to Europe

    SAO PAULO (AP) - Several young Brazilian players are in the middle of their seasons and could be bargains for European clubs needing last-minute deals. And some of them are already on the radar of Brazil coach Tite for the next World Cup qualifiers, which begin in March. Here are

    The Washington Times
  • Americans trust scientists, until politics gets in the way

    This story was originally published by Wired. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Nothing’s more American than a science-hero—an indomitable, big-brained hasher-out of ideas that change the world, that make the impossible possible. At least since Ben Franklin sat with the founders, and certainly since Vannevar Bush explicitly connected the US’ future to federal funding of [

    Mother Jones
  • Political pressure complicates Fed's expected rate cut...

    The Federal Reserve is set to "vaccinate" the US economy against a slowdown with the first interest rate cut in a decade, but the decision has been made more difficult by unrelenting political pressure. President Donald Trump has constantly berated the Fed and its chairman, Jerome Powell,

  • You Get A New Car! And You Get A New Car! Everybody Gets New Cars!

    What do you want, a car? Free groceries for life? A date with a Hollywood Star? Your own planet? Just tell us and for your vote, we'll make it happen.