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Swedish-Owned Firm Defends Bid for Sensitive U.S. Phone Contract Telcordia, owned by the telecom giant Ericsson, accused its rival, Neustar, of fear-mongering and spreading misinformation by raising national security concerns about the deal.
New York Times | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Tories at war: troublemakers, egotists and backstabbers Ukip defections, leadership manoeuvring and poll panics are eating away at the Tories. John Harris outlines the ructions in the ranks and breaks down the competing factionsTen steps to the perfect Tory speech videoAs with so many things, its ultimately Ma
The Guardian | 5 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Operating Overseas: A Startling Look at How Profits Elude the Taxman In several tax havens, the profits reported by American-controlled companies are many times the size of the actual local economy.
New York Times | 6 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tory election guru urges activists to focus on risks of Labour win Lynton Crosby tells Conservative conference meeting that party must highlight negative consequences of an Ed Miliband victoryDavid Camerons chief election strategist has told activists to elevate the risk of Labour in the runup to the election by warning
The Guardian | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Fix: The Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to cut back on early voting. Now what? On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to uphold a proposal from Ohio's Republican legislature to scale back early voting hours in the state. The issue has been a flashpoint in state politics for a decade. But the net effect in 2014 is very hard to judge. R
Washington Post | 6 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Best man Boris Johnson makes an effortless performance | John Crace Everyone rolled on their backs begging to be tickled harder at the Conservative party conference at JohnsonImagine a best man at a wedding. A best man who everyone at the wedding knew would be sure to give the funniest speech they had ever heard. A best m
The Guardian | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
EU flag 'burnt' at Tory conference A makeshift European Union flag is burnt at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.
BBC News | 6 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Fix: The Graham era officially ends today at the Washington Post. Its worth remembering. Today isKatharine Weymouth's last day as the publisher of the Washington Post. When she walks out the door tonight, it will be the first time in more than eight decades that no one in the Graham(or Meyer) family will be affiliated with the organization in
Washington Post | 6 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
GovBeat: Pro sports leagues sue Chris Christie over New Jersey sports betting The four major sports leagues and the NCAA filed a motion on Monday to block Gov. Chris Christies (R)move to legalize sports betting in New Jersey after filing a lawsuit last month. The bettingthreatens the integrity of these sportsthe NCAA, NBA, NFL, NHL
Washington Post | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
White House intruder was tackled by off-duty Secret Service agent The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted through the main floor of the mansion could have gotten even farther had it not been for an off-duty Secret Service agent who was coincidentally in the house and leaving for the night. Read full a
Washington Post | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend