Daily Archives: August 4, 2016

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Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

By: JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously denied on Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran was ransom to secure the release of four Americans jailed in Tehran. He defended the transaction as evidence that the nuclear accord with Iran has allowed for progress on other matters. Continue reading

Air Jordan Resurrects a Sneaker Initially Rejected by Michael Jordan Himself

An alternate take on the Jordan VII.

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The adage goes that history is written by the victors. The stories we tell ourselves about who we are, where we came from, and what matters all come through that lens. After all, the winners are the ones still around to do the telling, rewriting themselves as the heroes no matter how things actually played out. It takes confession or disciplined historiography to get a full context and honest understanding. Continue reading