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LAPD spent millions on ‘green’ electric BMWs used for joyrides to nail salons, day lunches: report

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck touted the multimillion-dollar purchase of an electric vehicle BMW fleet in 2016. The fleet has been misused and underused, CBS reported.  (LAPD / Reuters) Two years after the LAPD touted a multimillion-dollar purchase of a fleet of eco-friendly electric BMWS are being used for personal trips to grab lunch and– in one instance– a visit a ...

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The rise and fall of Bitcoin

THE great Sir Isaac Newton may have revolutionised our knowledge of the world but he still had his blind spots. He was sucked into the great mania of his day, the South Sea Bubble (pictured) and lost a lot of money. “I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people,” he ruefully reflected. In retrospect, ...

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