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When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds In Cautionary Tales

Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: People think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.

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Walter Scott Family's Lawyer Says People Shouldn't Lose Hope After Mistrial

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Radio Conspiracy Theorist Claims Ear Of Trump, Pushes 'Pizzagate' Fictions

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She Works Hard for the Money Bo Thorpe & His Orchestra
Beauty Beats Beats Antique

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Are You Of Two Minds? Michael Lewis' New Book Explores How We Make Decisions

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Midnight on the Run Boombox
Bones Lazlo Hollyfeld
Pacific Theme Broken Social Scene
We Are the Champions Louis Clark & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
True Thrush Dan Deacon

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep

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Um, Circles and Squares Dosh
With My Friends [12" Only Remix] Aloe Blacc & Most, King

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When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds With Cautionary Tales

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In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation And Questions

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

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'Morricone 60': An Orchestra-Infused Look At A 60-Year Career

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