Rachel Touchet

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Will Bezos’ Washington Post be a mouthpiece?

Amazon’s ranking among the country’s highest spending lobby groups could create ethical conflicts<p>Jonathan D. Salant<p>August 6, 2013 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc., whose founder Jeff Bezos is purchasing the Washington Post, ranks among the biggest spenders among high-technology …

Meet the Man Who Could Win the Senate for Republicans

Seven months into his first term in elected office, Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., is running for a chance to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in 2014, …

Manziel friend: No more free signings

A prominent autograph broker on eBay, based in the Southeast, said Nate Fitch -- Johnny Manziel's friend and personal assistant -- approached him …

Official NCAA store set up to profit off player names

This seems fair.<p>It all started when ESPN's Jay Bilas tweeted this out:<p>Ahh yes, so Johnny Manziel isn't allowed to profit from his name or likeness, but his protectors at the NCAA can funnel player name searches to the appropriate "student-athlete" merchandise. Thank goodness for the pillars of …

Alabama's new recruiting pitch lists 51 million reasons to join the Crimson Tide

Do you like to play football? Are you good at playing football? Do you want to make some major cash (after you leave college, not before, let alone during)? If you answered yes to these three questions, you might want to consider attending the University of Alabama.<p>This is part of Alabama’s latest …

Broker says Manziel was paid $7,500

An East Coast autograph broker told ESPN on Tuesday that Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing approximately 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on …

Iraq violence: Car bombs in and around Baghdad kill 41

<b>A series of bomb attacks in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has left at least 41 people dead and more than 100 wounded, officials say.</b><p>The deadliest explosion killed 10 in a village northwest of Baghdad.<p>Six car bomb blasts targeted markets and shopping streets in different parts of Baghdad …

Border Drug Busts Putting Strain On Texas County's Budget

The Sierra Blanca checkpoint along Interstate 10 was set up to catch major traffickers and immigrants who entered the country illegally. But the checkpoint now busts thousands of unsuspecting Americans a year for low-level drug possession — including some famous musicians.<p>As they walk through the …

Stocks log worst day since June on Fed jitters

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U.S. exports hit record $191 billion in June and shrink trade deficit

The idea that America doesn’t make anything the world wants has become so ingrained in the popular consciousness it’s practically an aphorism. But …