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Apollo’s Leon Black Takes Home $191.3 Million Payout in 2017

Apollo Global Management LLC’s Leon Black took home $191.3 million last year, up 45 percent from the previous year. Black, Apollo’s co-founder and chief executive officer, received $251,888 in salary and other compensation such as personal use of company-provided cars in 2017, according to a regulatory filing Monday. The billionaire got $191 million in stock…

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Presidents Day deals are already here at eBay

Presidents Day, the biggest day for deals in February, isn't for another week, but eBay already has presidential sales on a wide range of must-have products.  Whether you're looking for a new 4KTV, iPad, smartwatch or Nest thermostat, these early Presidents Day deals are all aimed at one thing: saving you money.  And just like…

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AMD Ryzen 5 2400G review

Before Ryzen, AMD was best known for its incredibly affordable Athlon APUs. Many of these system-on-a-chip units, combining processor cores with onboard graphics, went into affordable gaming PCs and home theater PCs. So, when we went a complete year without any Ryzen-based APUs, we were a bit disappointed. Thankfully, AMD is finally delivering the goods…

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Trump’s economic policy is rooted in debt

One clear principle runs through President Donald Trump's emerging economic policy: Debt is good. When defending a tax plan or laying out his budget, the man who once called himself "the king of debt" is trying to persuade Americans there's no price to pay for running trillion dollar budget deficits over the next few years.…

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Baltimore police guilty of robbing citizens

A Baltimore jury has found two former police officers guilty for their role in a sprawling police corruption case that involved robbing city residents. Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor were convicted of racketeering and robbery charges and cleared of others. They were part of an elite unit tasked with seizing illegal firearms. But instead the…

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Trump cuts US cash for space station

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: An astronaut films from outside the International Space StationPresident Donald Trump wants to end US funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025 with the aim of putting it into private hands. His plans for ISS and the Nasa space programme were unveiled in his…

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