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Todd and Julie Chrisley Sentenced for Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud
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Todd and Julie Chrisley Sentenced for Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud

Todd and Julie Chrisley have officially been sentenced.The couple–best known for the USA Network reality TV series Chrisley Knows Best–was found guilty of tax evasion and bank fraud back in June of this year, and today, the duo learned that they would be spending a combined 19 years behind bars. Todd, 53, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release. While his wife Julie, 49, received seven years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, according to the U.S. attorney's office. “Over the course of a decade, the defendants defrauded banks out of tens of millions of dollars while evading payment of their federal income taxes,” U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Buchanan stated in the release. Buchanan continued: “Their lengthy sentences refl...
Twitter’s Copyright Strike System is Down
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Twitter’s Copyright Strike System is Down

Twitter's copyright strike system is reportedly down. The system is responsible for taking down any copyrighted content, like movies and music, that may be circulating on its site. But since it's not functioning as it should, many users are taking the opportunity to tweet out full-length versions of popular films and TV shows. The only caveat to doing this is the site's maximum video upload requirement, meaning the movie can't be posted in one tweet. Instead, fans are filling each others' timelines with threads of a couple of minutes worth of video clips in their chronological order. One fan tweeted out the first Avatar movie from 2009 on Nov. 17, and the thread is still live as of writing.Another shared the entirety of the 2014 Need for Speed film, starring Aaron Paul, Dakota Johnson, ...
350 Unique Baby Boy Names and Their Meanings
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350 Unique Baby Boy Names and Their Meanings

Finding the right name for your brilliant baby boy can be a challenge. First, there’s crossing off the names that bring up bad associations (y’know, exes, bullies, infamous criminals). Then, there’s eliminating the popular names that will guarantee he'll be one of five kids with the same name in his class. Oh, and if you have a partner, you have to consider their opinions about names (so inconvenient). Fortunately, we have amazing options to inspire you with these 350 unique baby boy names!A name holds so much. It can pay homage to a significant figure from the past or someone you admire in the present. It can set an intention for your baby’s future. A name can embrace a sense of the masculine or transcend any limits of gender. It can instill cherished values and carry on a lasting lega...
Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific
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Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific

Business travelers are on the road again. So there's no better time for CNBC Travel to name the best hotels for business travel across Asia-Pacific.CNBC joined with the market and consumer data firm Statista to produce rankings of the "Best Hotels for Business Travelers." A second list of rankings for hotels in Europe and the Middle East will be published next month.In total, we analyzed more than 10,000 four- and five-star hotels in 117 locations to produce a list corporate travelers can trust. We did this using a three-step process:Asking business travelers and hotel industry professionals to answer a CNBC reader survey which ran from May 3 to June 7, 2022.Reviewing more than 1 million hotel data points, which included objective information (location, business facilities, food, leisur...