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Could the Orioles find their manager in the world of politics?

“As the game become more diversified, this connection of Major League Baseball to politics spread internationally in ways that were previously impossible” writes Nov Est for sbnation.com. For a few wonderfully confusing hours yesterday, we existed in a world wherein the Cleveland Browns were going to interview Condoleeza Rice for their head coach. Source: sbnation.com Share This:

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‘British tip-off’ led to arrest of retired Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia

“British intelligence provided the tip-off that led to the arrest of a retired Austrian army officer on suspicion of spying for Russia, an Austrian newspaper has claimed” writes Justin Huggler for telegraph.co.uk. The suspect, an unnamed 70-year-old retired colonel in the Austrian army, is being held on charges of spying for Russia over a 20-year period. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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This couple who retired in their 30s with over $1 million are living their best lives

“His wife, Kaisorn, joined him in early retirement in 2016 at age 38” writes Source The Mccurry for cnbc.com. Justin McCurry, a father of three based in Raleigh, North Carolina, quit his engineering job in 2013 and retired at age 33.Their journey to early retirement began in 2004, when Justin graduated from law school and landed a job at an engineering consulting firm. Over the next decade, thanks to incremental raises and careful saving and investing, their portfolio grew to more than $1.3 million, enough to support their modest lifestyle…

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Floyd Mayweather appears to back out of fight in strange twist

“Floyd Mayweather Jr. is staying retired after all and alleging that he was misled about the Sunday night press conference in Japan to announce his fight against Tenshin Nasukawa” reports nypost.com. He said he had never heard of Nasukawa, an undefeated kickboxer, before the press conference. The undefeated Mayweather said he went along with the press conference for the sake of fans and attendees who came from all over the world to attend it. “I was hesitant to create a huge disturbance by combating what was being said and for…

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Off-duty firefighter, retired correction officer arrested after ‘drunken’ dispute

“An off-duty firefighter and a retired correction officer were arrested on Staten Island early Sunday morning after they and their kin got into a wild, allegedly drunken brawl over a traffic crash, police sources said” reports nypost.com. Woodford’s brother ran away from the scene of the crash after the melee and has not been caught, police sources said. Source: nypost.com Share This:

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Most federal retirees to receive 2.8 percent COLA in January

“Monthly annuity benefits for most retired federal employees will rise by 2.8 percent in January, the largest increase since 2012, the government announced Thursday” writes Eric Yoder for washingtonpost.com. There were 2,078,000 federal retirees plus 534,000 survivors drawing benefits from one of the two main federal retirement programs as of September 2016, the latest figures available from the Office of Personnel Management. In January of this year, retirees eligible for a COLA received 0.3 percent while active employees received an average 1.9 percent raise. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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My parents grew up poor, but I retired early at age 28 with $2 million — here are the 6 best pieces of advice I can give you about making money

“JP Livingston writes about early retirement, money, and investing on her blog The Money Habit” writes Jp Livingston for businessinsider.my. Money begets money, so it’s worth the hard work and sacrifice to build that first small nest egg.I eventually retired early at age 28 with a little over $2 million.The difference between two individuals with the same circumstances but different knowledge of their opportunities can easily be a million dollars. Source: businessinsider.my Share This:

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Members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame have made their demands clear: Give them health insurance and a pension, or they will not attend any future Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

“It also would not be a shock to see the NFL grant at least the health insurance part of the request” writes Ap Photo Greg for washingtonexaminer.com. Thanks to former President Barack Obama’s policies, the average annual health insurance premium has soared to more than $5,700 on average.However, it could start an even bigger war where all retired NFL players may demand health insurance that wasn’t in their contracts at the time they signed them. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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