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  • Money and politics are interchangeable; a sentiment coming more and more true with every passing election. It's not pretty. Usually its downright infuriating. But it's true. He or she that can raise the most dollar bills, and insert that pile of cash into their campaign has a great chance of buying any given election.
  • Facebook announced the acquisition of the popular text service WhatsApp for the bargain price of $19 billion dollars in a deal that seemed to catch everyone off guard. While many Americans have never heard of the company, WhatsApp is hugely popular outside of the United States and it is not surprising that Facebook is trying to expand their market share into areas outside of America.

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01/16/15Terrorist ‘Frenemies’politico.com
Pop Quiz: What’s the difference between Al Qaeda and ISIL? Answer: Less than you might think. Many questions persist about the attacks in Paris last week, not least the relationship of the attackers with Al Qaeda and the Islamic State group (ISIL). In truth, both organizations encourage jihadi attacks; on that issue, their commonality is more important than their differences. It now seems clear that one or both of the brothers who attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Chérif and Saïd Kouachi, had some years...

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