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Mar 16 14:01

From New Labour To Nouveau Riche? Tony & Cherie Blair’s Property Empire Worth £27m

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and his family own a property empire worth an estimated £27 million, it has emerged. The princely portfolio is thought to include at least 10 houses and 27 flats.

Blair has helped his three eldest children on to the property ladder, ensuring each has their own home in central London within a short distance of the Georgian townhouse near Hyde Park bought by the Blairs when they left Downing Street.

Mar 16 13:43

Russia Bans Remain After Syria Pullout: Nuland

Russia’s announcement that it is withdrawing military forces from Syria will not lead to a removal of US sanctions against Moscow, said a senior American diplomat.

Mar 16 13:28

US Treasury Official To Discuss North Korea In China Trip

A top US Treasury Department official will be visiting China this week to discuss North Korea’s recent actions and new sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang’s “destabilizing behavior.”

Mar 16 13:25

The Same Gop Who Made Trump Pledge to Support the Nominee Is Plotting Against Its Likely Nominee

The GOP still has many tricks up its sleeves that it could use to keep the nomination out of Trump’s hands. For now, the details are mostly arbitrary and theoretical.

But it remains to be seen how far they will actually go in using their leverage to alter the results of this race, even as a coordinated effort is underway. Suffice to say, the political system is quite gamed, and tilted heavily towards a house win – the House that GOP built.

Regardless, things have gotten rather ridiculous and hypocritical.

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Mar 16 13:23

Central banks' steroids aren't working

Mar 16 13:17

Here’s What A Budget That Prioritizes Peace Looks Like

The Obama administration’s budget proposal for 2017 would jack up military spending higher than it’s been since World War II. The Republican leadership in Congress wants to jack it up higher than that.

Mar 16 13:15

Evidence: Did Ex-Breitbart Reporter Michelle Fields Lie About Trump's Campaign Manager Assaulting Her?

Strange this place was full of reporters and cameramen and yet there is no clear footage of this happening at all. Here's what we know.

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Mar 16 13:08

Britain To Introduce Sugar Tax On Soft Drinks

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled a new tax on sugary drinks at the House of Commons on Wednesday, with the aim of cutting down on increasing childhood obesity levels.

Mar 16 12:43

The Crazy GOP Establishment

From their “Dark Money” bagman Karl Rove to their philosophical guru David Brooks, the GOP elites are in a tizzy over saving the Republican Party from Donald Trump and the other intruders, extremists and crackpots who have fallen in behind Trump as if he were the Pied Piper of Hamelin. But who will save the party from the elites?