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  • Bill Clinton’s pay at for-profit education company topped $17.5 million

    08/13/2016 9:59:04 AM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 10 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 08/12/2016 | MICHAEL STRATFORD
    Bill Clinton was paid more than $1 million in 2015 by Laureate Education, a global operator of for-profit colleges, according to tax returns released today by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The new figure brings the former president’s total compensation from Laureate to more than $17.5 million for his five-year role as an “honorary chancellor.” His role consisted of advising the company on educational matters and traveling to campuses across the world to speak to young people. Clinton ended his position at Laureate in April 2015 after Hillary Clinton launched her bid for the White House. Laureate International Universities, the company’s international...
  • Rick Perry Official Announcement: He is running for president (LIVE THREAD)

    08/13/2011 10:23:41 AM PDT · by Clairity · 557 replies · 1+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Aug 13, 2011 | Rick Perry
    1 pm EDT -- moments from now -- awaiting Perry speech announcing he is officially running for president
  • Carbon permits fall sharply after Copenhagen accord

    12/21/2009 9:57:06 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 32 replies · 1,097+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | Dec. 21, 2009, 7:50 a.m. EST | Simon Kennedy, MarketWatch
    Prices drop as European Union sticks to 2020 emissions targetLONDON (MarketWatch) -- The price of European carbon emission permits dropped nearly 9% Monday after climate talks in Copenhagen resulted in an accord that fell short of initial expectations.Emission allowances for December 2010 delivery fell to 12.77 euros a ton Monday, from Friday's settlement price of 13.58 euros. The contract earlier dropped as much as 8.7% to 12.40 euros a ton. Emission allowances haven't traded that low in more than six months. The decline came after the United Nation's Copenhagen summit acknowledged a U.S.-led accord to combat climate change and prevent...