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8 of the Biggest Met Gala Scandals of All Time

Splash News The 2018 Met Gala is just around the corner. While the event is renowned for its gorgeous fashion and A-list celebrities, it’s also been known to attract its fair share of scandal. Who could forget when Beyoncé watched her sister Solange Knowles go after Jay-Z in that famous elevator ride? There was also that time […]

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Your retirement plan probably funds nuclear weapons — here are the top 20 biggest companies and their investors

A B-2 bomber drops a nuclear bomb casing during an exercise.Reuters/Department of Defense A new report highlights private investments in companies that work on nuclear weapons systems. The report, called “Don’t Bank on the Bomb,” includes data from major retirement funds, pensions, and other publicly disclosed investments from January 2014 through October 2017. Peace organizations…

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Google’s Growing Empire May Transform Biggest City in Bay Area

Far more people sleep in San Jose than work there, a challenge for the California city’s tax coffers. Now officials are hoping a massive property sale to Google will change that. The San Jose Diridon train station Photographer: David Paul Morris/BloombergGoogle parent Alphabet Inc., already Silicon Valley’s biggest property owner, is negotiating to buy 40…

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‘The NRA uses UPS’: FedEx doubles down on its NRA ties by shifting focus to one of its biggest rivals

FedEx has doubled down on its refusal to cut its NRA ties. Joe Raedle/Getty Images FedEx doubled down on its decision to continue to give NRA members discounts on Tuesday. “The NRA uses UPS and not FedEx,” for shipping from its online store, FedEx said in a statement to Business Insider. More than a dozen…