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Here’s how much Trump’s presidential pension is worth — if he keeps it

As of noon today, Donald Trump is entitled to an annual pension of $221,400 and perks worth far more than that. It’s possible — but not certain — he could lose that if he’s convicted in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. The law does not grant pension to presidents whose time in office ends through […]

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This ‘snake robot’ can fix pipelines on the ocean floor

The deep-sea oil and gas industry has a vast and costly infrastructure to maintain. Wells, other equipment, and thousands of kilometers of pipeline must be installed, inspected and repaired. Now, cutting-edge underwater drones and robots are being developed that could make the work safer, cheaper and less polluting. Among them is Eelume, a six-meter-long, snake-like […]

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Starbucks, Microsoft, Costco to help Washington’s vaccine distribution

Washington is working with private companies based in the state to help accelerate its coronavirus vaccine distribution plan. On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the statewide public-private partnership — which includes Costco, Starbucks and Microsoft — called the Washington State Vaccine Command and Coordination Center. The partnership will be led by the state’s Department of […]

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Billionaire: Biden inherits US economy ‘in the late stage of an epic bubble’

President Joe Biden will oversee an economy that is “in the late stage of an epic bubble,” billionaire real estate developer Jeff Greene told “The Claman Countdown” Wednesday. Greene argued that the economy’s growth had been “fueled by extreme overvaluations, explosive price increases, absolutely frenzied issuance with these SPACs and IPOs and hysterical price speculation. […]

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Bitcoin is ‘most crowded’ trade

Big-money managers say too many investors have piled into the red-hot cryptocurrency bitcoin at the start of 2021, according to a Bank of America survey conducted in January. “Long bitcoin jumps to the top with 36% of FMS investors saying it is the most ‘crowded trade’ dethroning ‘long tech’ for the first time since Oct […]

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Trump’s farewell speech has warning on Biden tax hikes

‘I hope they don’t raise your taxes, but if they do I told you so’President Trump issued one last warning during his final hours as commander in chief. “I hope they don’t raise your taxes, but if they do I told you so,” Trump said Wednesday morning at his farewell address from Joint Andrews Base. […]

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Advice For Anyone Dealing With Carpet Cleaning Companies

Isn’t simple to choose which company to use when you need home services done. You should consider several factors before making a selection. This article can help you make the decision with information about what carpet cleaning companies can do. Look for online reviews of local cleaning businesses. Some carpet companies might surprise you regarding […]

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Keystone Pipeline canceled, let the layoffs begin

The United Arab Emirates say they no longer fear U.S. shale as the Joe Biden Administration begins. Why should they? The incoming President has already signaled that on his first day in office he will sign executive orders to revoke the permit for Canada to build the Keystone XL pipeline and rejoin the Paris Climate […]