Week Four of the Duffy Trial opened with a vigorous examination of the original sin of Mike Duffy: Senate residency requirements.
“I, the Honourable Mike Duffy … declare that my primary residence is more than 100 kilometers from Parliament Hill,” wrote Duffy in several signed Senate forms now entered as exhibits in the exhaustive fraud trial.
Duffy, of course, spent most of his time at his Ottawa home, while his “primary residence” was little more than a summer cottage at the adorable address of 10 Friendly Lane, Cavendish, P.E.I.
A few days ago, when we looked at what is one of the last tax havens in the world, the principality of Monaco, we uncovered not only the world's most expensive Penthouse costing a whopping $400 million, but got some perspective on how far one's dollar really goes, or doesn't.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has just sold his Seattle-area home for roughly $2.8 million, according to the LA Times.
That's slightly less than the $3.5 million he had initially asked for in January, but still double what he paid for when he first bought the house in 2000.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Rich Hill agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Friday, giving the low-budget franchise a versatile, experienced pitcher who can handle a variety of roles.Hill took his physical in the Bay Area and the team announced the deal Friday before he was expected to fly back out to Boston in the afternoon. Hill became the second free agent to switch teams after infielder Cliff Pennington joined the Los Angeles Angels earlier in the week.
The winners of Apartment Therapy's annual Small Cool contest were announced last week, and each of the chosen homes is incredibly stylish in its own way. Owners entered their tiny homes into one of five divisions in the contest: Teeny-Tiny, for homes 400 square feet and under; Tiny, for homes between 400 and 600 square feet; Little, for homes between 600 and 800 square feet; Small, between 800 and 1,000 square feet; and International, for any non-U.S. entry under 1,000 square feet.