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  • 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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07/18/15Divining the Obama Legacypolitico.com
The British historian Arnold Toynbee warned historians against trying to understand the present—let alone imagining what historians would say about current events in the future. Toynbee compared this to the man with his nose pressed against the mirror trying to see his whole body. So, any historian commenting on how we will view President Barack Obama’s legacy in the years ahead is on uncertain ground.

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