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Record year for Rigby Group as it generates £6m payout
Telegraph • Alan Tovey
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Death and Taxes • Jordan Freiman
People are using #TakeAKnee to support NFL players after Trump's comments
ftw.usatoday.com • Hemal Jhaveri
NBA union head Chris Paul challenges Trump’s manhood in Twitter blast over black athlete attacks
Raw Story • Tom Boggioni
Working Geek: Bitlume CEO Lakshmi Shankar is building a new type of video startup
GeekWire • Monica Nickelsburg
Experian in line for share of mortgage broker group
Telegraph • Lucy Burton
9 tweets that killed the internet's favorite memes
Mashable • Nicole Gallucci
MSNBC's Johnson Slams Alabama GOP Primary As 'Ku Klux Versus the Klan'
Ali Meyer Articles • Mrctv
Kim Kardashian Breaks Her Silence On Kylie's Reported Pregnancy With A Random Tweet
Elite Daily • Amanda Fama
Chelsea Brasted named metro columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Nola Times-Picayune • Nola.Com, The Times-Picayune
 
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Record year for Rigby Group as it generates £6m payout
TelegraphAlan Tovey
Rigby Group, one of Britain’s biggest privately owned businesses, has posted record sales after a “stellar year” and paid out a £6m dividend to the founding family. The “mini-conglomerate” whose interests include technology, private equity, property, airports, aviation and hotels, reported annual...
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Health Insurance, Social Media Industry
Chris Paul also calls Trump on his bullshit
Death and TaxesJordan Freiman
Ever since Trump decided to attack Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who choose to kneel during the National Anthem and followed it up by withdrawing NBA champ Steph Curry’s invitation to visit the White House, athletes across the country have started...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
People are using #TakeAKnee to support NFL players after Trump's comments
ftw.usatoday.comHemal Jhaveri
During a rally in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday night, President Donald Trump had a profane reprimand for NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem. Play Video Play Mute Current Time 0:00 / Duration Time 0:00 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0%...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
NBA union head Chris Paul challenges Trump’s manhood in Twitter blast over black athlete attacks
Raw StoryTom Boggioni
NBA star and head of the players union, Chris Paul, fired back at Donald Trump on Twitter Saturday after the President took shots at both NBA superstar Stephen Curry and ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick over the last 24 hours. Friday night Trump...
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Digital Media, Entrepreneurship
Working Geek: Bitlume CEO Lakshmi Shankar is building a new type of video startup
GeekWireMonica Nickelsburg
When Lakshmi Shankar was working as a technology consultant she noticed a recurring problem. Clients often had trouble integrating paid video content with paywall and subscription tools. The problem was so pervasive that she decided it was a business opportunity and began...
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Google Inc, Mortgages
Experian in line for share of mortgage broker group
TelegraphLucy Burton
Credit checking agency Experian is eyeing up a slice of London & Country Mortgages as the firm tries to sell a chunk of itself ahead of a potential float which could be worth up to £300m, sources said. Britain’s biggest fee-free mortgage...
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Social Media Industry, Technology Industry
9 tweets that killed the internet's favorite memes
MashableNicole Gallucci
Image: mashable/bob al-greene If a meme is lucky it might live about a month so before fading out of our minds when an exciting new inside joke catches our eye. However, from Doge to the dab, some of the internet's best memes...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
MSNBC's Johnson Slams Alabama GOP Primary As 'Ku Klux Versus the Klan'
Ali Meyer ArticlesMrctv
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Pregnancy & Birth, Social Media Industry
Kim Kardashian Breaks Her Silence On Kylie's Reported Pregnancy With A Random Tweet
Elite DailyAmanda Fama
On Friday, Sept. 22, Kim Kardashian's little sister nearly broke the internet. Kylie Jenner, 20-year-old lip kit guru and girlfriend to Travis Scott, is reportedly pregnant with her first child. It's been reported the reality star is expecting her rapper boyfriend's baby,...
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Chelsea Brasted named metro columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Nola Times-PicayuneNola.Com, The Times-Picayune
Brasted will write about life in south Louisiana from her perspective as a 27-year-old woman living and working in New Orleans.
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