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Sanders: 'We Are Doing Something Very Radical in American Politics'
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters after projected primary losses in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina.
Watch FedEx Ship Millions of Packages This Holiday Season
FedEx is helping Santa Claus ship a record number of packages this holiday season. The company predicts it will ship 317 million items between Thanksgiving and Christmas. “FedEx expects to see a record number of shipments move through our global network between Black Friday and Christmas Eve,”
The Note: The Numbers Are Talking
NOTABLES --BY THE NUMBERS: Bernie Sanders is closing in. That's the latest from a new poll released in Iowa over the weekend, showing Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton leading Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders by only 7 percentage points, 37 percent to 30 percent. The Des Moines
In New Hampshire, Christie Says He Would Track Immigrants Like FedEx Packages
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said today that if he is elected president he will track immigrants and foreign visitors the way FedEx tracks packages. "At any moment, FedEx can tell you where that package is. It's on the truck. It’s at the station. It's on the airplane," Christie said, speaking at
FedEx Earnings, Revenue Fall Flat on Wall Street
Okay. It's Wednesday December 17 the markets in New York are open and a big number this morning eleven point nine billion dollars that is the revenue. That FedEx just posted for the third quarter now it's a 5% jump from last year's still though it missed Wall Street expectations. And now shares of
Why use of Native American nicknames is an obvious affront
Whenever the white man treats the Indian as they treat each other, then we will have no more wars. We shall all be alike -- brothers of one father and one mother, with one sky above us, and one country around us. -- Joseph, Nez Perce chief, during a visit to Washington, D.C., in 1879 We'll never
Gay Republicans Find a Venue at CPAC
Despite not being invited, a gay Republican group found its way into conservatives’ biggest annual conference, anyway. Much has been made of the Conservative Political Action Conference’s (CPAC) decision not to invite GOProud, a prominent gay Republican group. Along with New Jersey Gov. Chris ...
On Top Shipping Day, FedEx Volume Jumps
Morning Business Memo… This is the busiest shipping day of the year for FedEx. The world’s second-largest delivery company expects to handle 19 million packages today, up 10 percent from the busiest day last year. “Increased e-commerce spending is directly contributing to record holiday FedEx...
Florida Parrots Worth $150,000 Stolen From Backyard
About 300 parrots worth an estimated $150,000 were stolen from a Fort Meyers, Fla., couple's backyard aviaries early Tuesday morning, police said. Intruders climbed the fence to Sandra Kortz's backyard before entering the two 40-foot aviaries and taking the birds, according to a police report. "We
Give Peas A Chance: Obama Stakes Out Centrist Ground On Debt Ceiling (The Note)
As budget negotiations continue to grind on in Washington, we know two things for sure. First, the divide between Republicans and Democrats remains deep and the differences are real. And, second, everybody at the negotiating table believes they must get a deal that can pass by August 2.