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The top 20 millionaire-producing US colleges where most of the ultra-wealthy alumni are self-made

In July, Wealth-X released their findings on which US colleges have produced the most millionaires. The study focused on those alumni deemed to be ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals: those with fortunes of $30 million or more. The report analyzed the Wealth-X database of the world’s wealthiest people and used Wealth-X’s Wealth and Investable Assets Model to estimate the number Read More…

Americans’ Trust in Mass Media Edges Down to 41%

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans remain largely mistrustful of the mass media as 41% currently have “a great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in newspapers, television and radio to report the news “fully, accurately and fairly.” This latest reading represents a four-percentage-point dip since last year and marks the end of improvements in back-to-back years after hitting an Read More…

DOJ files civil suit against Edward Snowden over new memoir

The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for violating his non-disclosure agreements with the CIA and the NSA by writing a new book about his leaks. Snowden’s memoir, “Permanent Record,” hit bookshelves Tuesday. Snowden, who famously leaked classified documents about government surveillance, has avoided prosecution by living in Russia. EDWARD Read More…

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Zebra mussels identified in Lake Dunmore

LEISCESTER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont environmental officials have confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Dunmore. Department of Environmental Conservation officials say the aquatic invasive species was recently spotted by a member of the lake’s greeter program. They say the Lake Dunmore Fern Lake Association then contracted divers to remove an estimated 100 to 200 Read More…

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks

Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory south of the Turkish border less than 24 hours after Team Trump announced American forces would be leaving northern Syria. Washington’s former Kurdish allies in the fight against ISIS said they invited in the government Read More…

Bidens acknowledge ethics woes

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Bidens acknowledge ethics woes – Time Out: Boom – Ambassador lays Ukraine claims off on Trump – Audible: Blammo – Didn’t mean to horn in on you  BIDENS ACKNOWLEDGE ETHICS WOESNYT: “Hunter Biden, whose overseas business dealings have drawn relentless Read More…

ABC apologizes for mistaking Kentucky gun range video for Turkish bombing of Syria

ABC issued a correction and apology Monday for reportedly using video from a Kentucky gun range while falsely claiming it depicted a fierce battle between Syrian Kurds and Turkish forces. The network aired the footage on Sunday night and Monday morning, framing it as battlefield video, when, in fact, it appears to be from a night gun demonstration at the Knob Creek Read More…

Teen reportedly wrote ‘killing people’ for assignment asking what made him happy

A Michigan teen is facing criminal charges after indicating during a school assignment that “killing people” made him happy — and later admitting he kept a hit list, according to reports. The unidentified 14-year-old boy was taken into custody Friday when staffers at the Pontiac Academy of Excellence contacted the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the Read More…

Hawaii's spike in STDs linked to online dating

The U.S. continues to see a rise in the number of sexually transmitted diseases, according to health officials — and in Hawaii, the increase is believed to be linked to online dating. Health officials in the Aloha State have reported a significant increase in chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. All three of the infections were at or near Read More…

Chicago man charged in apartment shooting that left 5 neighbors dead in act of ‘savagery,’ police say

Investigators on Monday charged a Chicago man with multiple counts of first-degree murder after a weekend shooting rampage left five of his neighbors dead in what police have called an act of “savagery.” Krysztof Marek, 66, was charged with five counts of first-degree murder in Saturday’s deadly shooting, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. One woman died at a hospital Sunday while Read More…

Tribal chiefs urge Atlanta Braves to end the ‘tomahawk chop’

The heads of two Native American tribes that once inhabited Georgia are praising St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ryan Helsley for criticizing the Atlanta Braves’ tomahawk chop, saying the tradition reinforces decades-old stereotypes and should stop. Cherokee and Creek tribal chiefs told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that they support comments made last week by Helsley, a member Read More…