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Brittany Galvan is a writer for Jim Plack News. She covers sports, education, and tech news. She's also a big football fan and loves to spend time with her family.

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Trump Media and Technology Group posts more than $300 million net loss in first public quarter

SARASOTA, Fla. — Trump Media and Technology Group, the owner of former President Donald Trump’s social networking site Truth Social, lost more than $300 million last quarter, according to its first earnings report as a publicly traded company. For the three-month period that ended March 31, the company posted a loss of $327.6 million, which […]

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This Multi-Functional Melbourne Garden Hides A ‘Mini Food Forest’

After renovating their Brunswick family home, Glendyn Ivin and Natalie Ivin Poole knew they wanted their garden to feel like an extension of their house. As one of Australia’s leading directors, Glendyn had initially become friends with Clea Cregan when she also worked in film industry, years before she founded her own landscape design business

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Billionaire rains cash on UMass graduates to tune of $1,000 each, but says they must give half away

MEREDITH, N.H. — The clouds weren’t alone in making it rain on the commencement ceremony at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth last week. On stage, billionaire philanthropist Rob Hale surprised the graduating class of more than 1,000 by pointing to a nearby truck holding envelopes stuffed with cash. Huddling under ponchos and umbrellas at the

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Bankruptcy judge approves Genesis Global plan to refund $3 billion to creditors, crypto customers

A bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan by the cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global to return about $3 billion to its creditors and investors, including thousands of people who New York regulators say were defrauded by the company ALBANY, N.Y. — A bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan by the cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global

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Senate report finds parts made with China's forced labor in cars by BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and VW

WASHINGTON — BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen have bought parts made by a Chinese company sanctioned under a 2021 law for using forced labor, a Senate inquiry found, prompting lawmakers to call for stricter enforcement. The automakers responded to the Senate report, released Monday, by saying they have taken action to bring their cars

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Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan F. Boesky, the flamboyant stock trader whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street, has died at the age of 87. His daughter Marianne Boesky told The New York Times on Monday that he died in his sleep, and his wife confirmed Boesky’s death to

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Saudi Arabia's national carrier orders more than 100 new Airbus jets as it ramps up tourism push

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s national airline ordered more than 100 new Airbus jets, a reflection of the kingdom’s ambitious drive to lure more tourists. Saudia Group, which represents the Saudia airline and its budget carrier Flyadeal, said Monday that it ordered 105 aircraft from the French aerospace company’s A320neo family of jets, including

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Top Democrat calls for Biden to replace FDIC chairman to fix agency's 'toxic culture'

NEW YORK — The most powerful Democrat in Congress on banking and financial issues called for President Joe Biden to replace the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Monday, saying the agency is broken and there must be “fundamental changes at the FDIC.” This follows a damning report about the agency’s toxic workplace

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