Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control. Mitch McConnell in the United States Capitol in December. Credit Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times Supported by ByCharles Homans Jan. 22, 2019 At sunrise, there it was: a red-tailed hawk, its gyre widening over the United States Capitol building in the Creamsicle-colored light, like the world’s least subtle literary reference. It was still there by midafternoon, drifting on the thermals over the mostly depopulated National Mall, wheeling occasionally past the window in the hallway outside the office where the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, sat on the 20th day of what would soon become the longest government shutdown in American history. That morning, Jan. 10, … [Read more...] about Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost?
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THE winner of a draw to win a free ticket to the infamous Sex Island holiday has been revealed to be a 16-year-old virgin. The controversial event on a private Caribbean island promises four nights sees men pay for a £4,600 ticket for unlimited sex with at least two Latina girls for every man. But last month organisers sent men into a frenzy by offering a chance to win a free golden ticket for an all-expenses-paid trip to the drugs and sex fest. They told thousands who had bought merchandise from their online store that each item would give the buyer one entry into the draw. The golden ticket winner was revealed as Brian, a 16-year-old from Chile living with his parents in New York, who said he entered the raffle using his dad’s credit card without telling him. Brian’s parents have now given him permission to attend the event, on a mystery Caribbean island, which starts on Wednesday. “I bought a phone case and a bag for $60,” he said. “After seeing … [Read more...] about Winner of free ticket to Sex Island hooker orgy reveals he’s a 16-year-old VIRGIN who’s only ever kissed ONE girl
(Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.1/THE (FED) PLOTThe Federal Reserve will be very much in the spotlight in the coming week. Minutes from the Fed's November meeting will emerge and ten Fed committee members, including Chairman Jerome Powell, will speak at an event on Wednesday. Their speeches will be useful for investors who have been dialling back their expectations for future rate hikes, having noted the cautious tone creeping into policymakers' comments of late. gi Powell himself has mentioned slowing growth abroad as a cause for concern, alongside the diminishing lift from tax cuts, softer housing markets and wobbly corporate credit. He did not counter expectations of a December rate hike, however, so that remains the base case. But with other FOMC committee members chiming in to warn of headwinds, a real gap is opening up between markets and the Fed over where … [Read more...] about Take Five: Trade to tech wrecks
Nov 16, 4:59 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Ashraf Eassa 11/15/18 AT 11:04 PM Back in 2016, wireless giant Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) lost its status as the sole source of the cellular modems inside Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones, when chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) became a second modem source for the iPhone 7-series of devices.This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.Qualcomm remained an iPhone modem supplier for the subsequent generation of iPhones. However, Qualcomm was designed out of this year's crop of iPhones, made possible by Intel's added support for the CDMA wireless standard -- a standard that some carriers still rely on -- to its latest cellular modem, known as the XMM 7560.Back in February, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, at the time reporting that Intel would be the sole supplier of modems into the 2018 iPhones, indicated -- by way … [Read more...] about Qualcomm’s Chances Of Winning Back The iPhone Don’t Look Good
Ellie Goulding performs during her "Delirium World Tour" at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Alessia Cara performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Ryan Tedder leads the band OneRepublic in a three-song performance at the conclusion of Apple's media event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, 2015, in San Francisco, Calif. The company announced new iPhones, a new iPad and improvements to their Apple TV. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) FILE - Singer Ellie Goulding poses onstage during day 1 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2014 in Indio, California. Alessia Cara performs during the Jingle Ball 2016 holiday concert at the SAP Center in … [Read more...] about Star-studded lineup set for free college football concert series in San Jose