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Who is Martin Bashir? ‘Dishonest’ Journalist Who Tricked Princess Diana into 1995 TV Interview

Martin Bashir shot to fame with his sensational BBC interview with princess Diana that detailed her collapsing marriage to Prince Charles. But an independent investigation commissioned by the BBC ruled Thursday that Bashir acted in a dishonest and deceitful way to get Diana to agree to the interview. The scoop, which was watched by 22.8 […]


Robinhood to give retail investors access to IPO shares

The Robinhood application on a smartphone. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Robinhood is giving amateur investors access to initial public offering shares in its latest move to democratize retail investing. IPO shares have historically been set aside for Wall Street’s institutional investors or high-net worth individuals. Retail traders typically don’t have a vehicle to […]

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US ends use of 2 immigration jails accused of mistreatment

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. AP Photo WASHINGTON: A detention facility in Georgia where women claim they were subjected to unwanted medical procedures and a Massachusetts jail that has drawn complaints of inhumane conditions will no longer be used to detain immigrants, the Biden administration said Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security said it would […]

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U.S. Looks to Rebuild Gaza, but Aid Could Hinge on Hamas’s Rocket Arsenal

WASHINGTON — With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants on the horizon, the Biden administration is now turning to how it can help rebuild the besieged Gaza Strip — and in turn bring pressure, through promises of financial support, on Hamas not to resume fighting. President Biden had urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of […]