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Can you really revise while chatting online?

Image copyright Getty Images Can you really revise for exams at the same time as conducting multiple simultaneous conversations on social media? Have teenagers really developed such skills of multi-tasking that they can respond to Snapchat, WhatsApp and Instagram, answer texts, and watch funny videos of pets on YouTube, at …

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Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty

Image copyright Getty Images Wells Fargo has been fined a record $1bn by two US regulators to resolve investigations into car insurance and mortgage lending breaches. The penalties have been imposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The bank must …

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D.N.C. Lawsuit Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy

In a statement issued Friday morning, Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic Party, said the lawsuit is intended to hold Mr. Trump and his campaign accountable for their actions. “During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russia launched an all-out assault on our democracy, and it found a willing and active …

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6 Takeaways From the James Comey Memos

Here are six takeaways: Trump’s Preoccupation With the Dossier Shortly before Mr. Trump was inaugurated, Mr. Comey briefed him at Trump Tower about a dossier compiled for the F.B.I. by a former British spy that said Mr. Trump and his associates had longstanding ties to Russia. In its most salacious …

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Read These 3 Books on Government Corruption

As a corruption investigation into President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is underway, here are three books that delve into the history and consequences of political misconduct in the United States. Photo CORRUPTION IN AMERICAFrom Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens UnitedBy Zephyr Teachout376 pp. Harvard University Press. (2014) In …

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Comey Memos Provide Intimate Look Into Trump Presidency

The Times reported at the time that Mr. Trump was irritated at Mr. Flynn for delaying such a call with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. Mr. Flynn was eventually fired for misleading Vice President Mike Pence and others about the details of a conversation with a Russian ambassador. Soon …

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