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On Puerto Rico’s ‘Forgotten Island,’ Tesla’s Busted Solar Panels Tell A Cautionary Tale

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico ― It looks like something out a brochure advertising what renewable energy could offer a remote, storm-ravaged island. Electrical lines still hang perilously from poles across the street, but inside the mint-green, one-story Ciudad Dorada senior center, fans blow cool air and refrigerators stocked with insulin and other medicines run cold even […]

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America’s Next Too-Big-To-Fail Bank | HuffPost

The political battle lines over the biggest bank merger since the 2008 financial crisis should be very clear. As House Financial Services Committee chair Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) noted when the deal was announced in February, the effort to combine Southern banking titans SunTrust and BB&T into America’s seventh-largest megabank is “a direct consequence of the […]

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Jeffrey Toobin Issues Chilling Warning About Donald Trump’s Threat To Constitutional System

CNN’s chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin has warned that America’s constitutional system “may simply be incapable of responding” to the threat posed to it by President Donald Trump.“The Framers anticipated friction among the three branches of government, which has been a constant throughout our history,” he explained. “But the Trump White House has now established […]

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Trump’s Envoy Pal: President Would Love The ‘Situation’ Of Hungarian Autocrat Viktor Orbán

A profile of Hungarian nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in The Atlantic paints the power-grabbing far-right leader as snidely anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic, and an enemy of a free press and intellectuals. America’s ambassador to Hungary, David Cornstein, a friend for decades of Donald Trump, told the magazine that the president would “love to have the situation […]

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Victoria’s Secret Is Making Major Changes To Its Fashion Show: Report

Lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret wants to distance its annual fashion show from prime-time television, according to a report from CNBC. The company’s leadership reportedly sent a memo to employees laying out changes to the company and suggesting that “network television” was no longer appropriate for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which has aired every year […]