Turn, turn, turn The old poet sang a lullaby. A sensual woman whispered to him once. “Come live with me and be my lover. I will be your salvation and you will be my rock to keep me steady.” Beautiful lady ambushed his heart and he learned her appetite for the kisses and the embrace. […]
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Hillary Clinton on Saturday cast blame for her surprise election loss on the announcement by the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, days before the election that he had revived the inquiry into her use of a private email server.
In her most extensive remarks since she conceded the race to Donald J. Trump early Wednesday, Mrs. Clinton told donors on a 30-minute conference call that Mr. Comey’s decision to send a letter to Congress about the inquiry 11 days before Election Day had thrust the controversy back into the news and had prevented her from ending the campaign with an optimistic closing argument.
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Looking back in history, it’s not hard to find examples of business failures.
What makes these six ventures stand out as some of the most disastrous are the heft of their consequences, which include rebellions, countless deaths, incredible floral price inflation, and even two countries uniting.
Business Insider spoke with a number historians and authors about several of these unsuccessful companies and ventures that cropped up between the 14th and 18th centuries.
And while many of them noted that the actual economic damage these historical ventures wrought was typically nothing compared to more modern financial crashes, these companies still went down in history as disasters:
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Kanubhai Ramdas Gandhi was the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, the man revered as the “Father of the Nation” by many in India, but he died quietly on Monday in a small hospital in a small town where he couldn’t even afford to pay his medical bills.
It was an inglorious ending for a man who, in addition to carrying the most famous name in India, also lived richly for 25 years as a top scientist for NASA.
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The Finnish security and intelligence agency Supo suspects that neighbouring Russia may have begun a programme to buy up land in Finland for military personnel. The tabloid daily Iltalehti reports that as landowner, Russia would have the power to shut down traffic routes and accommodate soldiers.
Finnish Security and Intelligence Police Supo has speculated that Russia could use property it has purchased in Finland as accommodation for its military, according to the tabloid Iltalehti.
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