Republic is a new crowdfunding platform that lets any person become an angel investor in startup ventures
London (AFP) – Republic of Ireland international striker Shane Long became the latest player to pledge his future to English Premier League side Southampton on Thursday, signing a new four-year contract. The 29-year-old, part of theShow More Summary
Controversial comic and host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher host Bill Maher capped off his first live special convention episode with one of his patented "New Rules" segments that took aim at the first three days of the Republican National convention, and left no punch pulled.
Conservatives across the country, from—Michigan to Arizona—are challenging burdensome occupational licenses. “Insiders use the false cover of consumer protection to get laws enacted that keep out new competitors,” Minnesota Republican state Senator Chris Gerlach recently said, explaining his reform bill. Show More Summary
More daily fake news at The Political Garbage Chute. CLEVELAND, OHIO -- The Donald J. Trump presidential campaign has announced that Mr. Trump's wife Melania will be delivering a second, previously unscheduled speech at the Republican National Convention. Show More Summary
As expected, Netflix has won the international viewing rights to the new Star Trek TV series, including the UK and Republic of Ireland. Each new episode will be available on Netflix internationally 24 hours after each episode is released on CBS All Access. Show More Summary
Republic lets early-stage companies raise up to $1 million in capital from non-accredited investors on the Web.
By James M. Dorsey Believers say he preaches a new, modern form of Islam. Critics charge he is a power hungry wolf in sheep's clothing preparing to convert secular Turkey into an Islamic republic; a conspirator who has created a state...Show More Summary
The likelihood of new Syria-style military conflicts in the post-Soviet Central Asian republics and the Caucasus, requiring Russia’s response, remains high, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday.
An electoral college projection released by Morning Consult on Thursday showed Hillary Clinton with a large lead, but also left reason to be concerned. In its latest projection, Clinton held a 320 to 212 lead over presumptive Republican...Show More Summary
Politico reports.Trump leads by three points in Florida — the closest state in the 2012 election — 42 percent to 39 percent. In Ohio, the race is tied, 41 percent to 41 percent. And in Pennsylvania — which hasn't voted for a Republican...Show More Summary
No: ?? ?? 560-LR-3410? His Excellency Ban-Ki Moon Secretary General of the United Nations The United Nations New York, NY 10017? Re: International Campaign for the Immediate Release of Narges Mohammadi from the ?Islamic Republic's Prison...Show More Summary
Is classicist Daisy Dunn’s new biography of the Roman poet Catullus fact or fiction? Reviewing Dunn’s Catullus’ Bedspread: The Life of Rome’s Most Erotic Poet, James Romm suggests that the author’s scholarship may fall somewhere in between. “This bedspread, / Embroidered with the shapes of men / Who lived long ago, unveils the virtue of […]
Democratic Republic of Congo government violated a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in place since 2002, according to Greenpeace.
As UN debates for its new secretary-general, sex assault by peacekeepers in CAR must be eradicated once and for all.
Our broken republic is divided not just by race, culture and ideology, but between competing versions of reality. After a week of shocking and polarizing violence in America, which featured two black citizens shot dead by police in ambiguous...Show More Summary
Brian Beutler, The New Republic: What we witnessed Thursday was part of a pattern that goes back more than 20 years. A Clinton does something -- in some cases innocuous, in this case worthy of criticism -- and her political nemeses respond completely out of proportion. Show More Summary
Look guys, you’re knocking at an open door. Yes it’s not yet resolved as we haven’t got a new UK government. That will take on the outside 74 days. But the Republic had to wait 69 days for their new government so they know how to wait. What’s the alternative? It isn’t good politics to more...
THIS PIECE APPEARED ON TRUTHDIG.COM ON JULY 5, 2016 Broken American Institutions at 240. But How About a New American Republic at 250? By Tad Daley and Gregory Wright Tad Daley, author of the book APOCALYSPE NEVER: Forging the Path to...Show More Summary
Today is July 7, the date in 1846 when a U.S. force landed in Monterey, California, and proclaimed California’s annexation to the United States. The settler-proclaimed California Republic would formally come to end two days later, after lasting 25 days. Show More Summary