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Tom Selleck sold part of gun collection to NRA for $476,000 in deal not pre-approved by board: report

One year ago   |   By NY Daily News

Tom Selleck nabbed nearly half a million dollars in a quiet gun sale to the National Rifle Association last year that wasn't blessed by the nonprofit's board beforehand, according to a new report. The “Magnum, P.I.” and “Blue Bloods” star was paid $476,000 for 17 “collectible firearms” sold to...
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NRA reportedly made unapproved big-money deals with celebrity board members

NRA reportedly made unapproved big-money deals with celebrity board members

One year ago   |   By New York Post

The National Rifle Association quietly paid over half a million dollars to celebrity board members Tom Selleck and Ted Nugent - deals that were not approved by its board until a year later, according to a report. The big-money deals were discovered in the board minutes for the gun group, which is already being investigated...
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days of his presidency

Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days of his presidency

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask Americans to wear masks in public spaces for the first 100 days of his presidency, he told CNN Thursday. "Just 100... Read more ...

Family's Christmas display raising money for infant with rare condition

Family's Christmas display raising money for infant with rare condition

For 26 years, the Billerica family has been spreading holiday cheer by decking out their home in a spectacular holiday lights display. Read more ...

Joe Biden says Hunter won't work any jobs that conflict with his role as...

Joe Biden says Hunter won't work any jobs that conflict with his role as president

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday said that his son Hunter Biden won't reap an overseas business windfall from his new job as commander in chief. “My son, my family will... Read more ...

Southwest Airlines is preparing to furlough nearly 7,000 workers for the...

Southwest Airlines is preparing to furlough nearly 7,000 workers for the first time in its history

Summary List Placement Nearly 7,000 Southwest Airlines employees are facing furlough in the new year after negotiations to temporarily implement pay cuts broke down. The... Read more ...

The Trump administration accused Facebook of reserving over 2,600...

The Trump administration accused Facebook of reserving over 2,600 high-paying jobs for foreign workers instead of hiring Americans

Summary List Placement The Department of Justice is suing Facebook, accusing the tech company of reserving high-paying job positions for foreign workers and discriminating... Read more ...

Photos show what the Arecibo telescope looked like before and after its...

Photos show what the Arecibo telescope looked like before and after its disastrous collapse

Summary List Placement The Arecibo Observatory's enormous radio telescope collapsed on Tuesday morning. Its 900-ton platform crashed into the 1,000-foot-side disk below... Read more ...

US stocks edge towards new records after jobless claims fall more than expected

US stocks edge towards new records after jobless claims fall more than expected

Summary List Placement US stocks gained slightly on Thursday after falling jobless claims offered an encouraging sign of labor-market improvement. New weekly claims for... Read more ...

Some state and local governments vote against COVID-19 restrictions, citing...

Some state and local governments vote against COVID-19 restrictions, citing 'tyranny' as US deaths approach 3,000 per day

Summary List Placement The United States is setting grim milestones as daily recorded COVID-19 cases surge to over 200,000 and single-day fatalities approach 3,000, but several... Read more ...

Ryanair just placed a massive order for more Boeing 737 Max jets intended to...

Ryanair just placed a massive order for more Boeing 737 Max jets intended to cram as many passengers into a plane as possible

Summary List Placement Ireland's Ryanair is the latest carrier to seek out more Boeing 737 Max jets now that the Federal Aviation Administration has ended the 20-month... Read more ...

Why Salesforce's $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack won't solve all the chat...

Why Salesforce's $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack won't solve all the chat app's issues competing with rivals like Microsoft Teams, according to experts

Summary List Placement Before Slack fetched a whopping $27.7 billion price tag from Salesforce, the workplace messaging app was struggling to keep pace with competitors Zoom... Read more ...