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Nathan Francis


Nathan is a veteran of the newspaper industry, having worked at both daily and weekly papers and as a trade magazine editor. He has covered New York state and national politics, government, education and the business sector and was nominated for the National Newspaper Association's 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. Aside from his work in journalism, Nathan is also a contributor to several financial and business-related blogs. Email:

Watch 2014 Melbourne Cup Live Online, Free Streaming Video


Fans can watch the 2014 Melbourne Cup live online and see the race that stops a nation from the comfort of their computer chair. The Melbourne Cup is one of the biggest events in horse racing, coming just days after the Breeders’ Cup. It is also one of the most popular betting events, with millions… Read more »

Russia Sending More Troops, Heavy Weapons Into Ukraine As Conflict Intensifies

Russia Ukraine Conflict

Russia is reportedly sending troops and heavy weapons into areas of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russia rebels, intensifying the conflict and stoking fears that Russia could invade further into Europe. On Sunday, the Ukrainian military reported “intensive” movement of troops and equipment, with reports of 20 trucks headed to the rebel-held city of Donetsk. AFP reporters… Read more »