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ransgender Woman Convicted of Raping 10-Y-O Girl in Bathroom, Faces Up to 70 Years in Prison

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www.christianpost.com - Miguel Martinez, a transgender woman from Casper, Wyoming, also known as Michelle, could now face up to 70 years in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday by a 12-person jury of sexually assaulti…
POLITICS
CNN's Acosta Lies About What Trump Said At Speech, Gets Slammed Online

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www.dailywire.com - CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta lied about remarks that President Donald Trump made during a speech on Thursday about an overhaul to the nation's immigration system. During the speech, Acost…
LEISURE
Catalina Island - 7 Tips for Your 1st Visit - Kirsten Alana

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kirstenalana.com - Did you know there’s an island less than 30 miles off the coast of Los Angeles that’s like a mini Mediterranean? I did not but I did know there was a place called Catalina Island! While I didn’t know…
LEISURE
'museum of me' collages your digital self into a 360 degree chorus of content

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www.designboom.com - inside the museum of me, many screens and an AI await a digital vessel. after providing your instagram handle, the string of algorithms and photos and captions that tell the story of you on instagram…
WORLD
Even Fox News Can't Deny Barr's Motives

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crooksandliars.com - After the two interviews our so-called Attorney General gave to Fox News and the Wall Street Journal this week, it's undeniable: William Barr is acting as Trump's personal defense attorney and not re…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Leaked Records Reveal Tony Robbins Berated Abuse Victims, And Former Followers Accuse Him Of Sexual Advances

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www.buzzfeednews.com - When Tony Robbins leaps onstage in arenas around the world, under strobe lights and pulsing speakers, he’s greeted by thousands of screaming fans. They clap with him, jump with him, and when he puffs…
WORLD
State Department's red flag on Steele went to a senior FBI man well before FISA warrant

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thehill.com - In all Washington investigations, the essential questions become who knew it and when did they know it. In the case of FBI informant Christopher Steele and the credibility of his now-disproven Russia…
WORLD
Nancy Pelosi claims Dems have never said there is not a crisis at the border (ROLL TAPE!)

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twitchy.com - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has addressed a question about Trump saying America has a border crisis this way: Nancy Pelosi Claims Democrats Have Always Acknowledged The Border Crisis https://t.co/yRqt…
POLITICS
Obama Warned Trump About Hiring Flynn, Officials Say

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www.nytimes.com - “General Flynn was given the highest security clearance by the Obama Administration — but the Fake News seldom likes talking about that,” Mr. Trump said. In a second Twitter message, Mr. Trump added:…
WORLD
Ukrainian who meddled against Trump in 2016 is now under Russia-corruption cloud

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thehill.com - What happens when the face of a country’s anti-corruption movement suddenly is investigated for the sort of bribery he once condemned? Ukraine, a U.S. ally and neighboring foe of Russia, is soon to f…
SPORTS
Manchester City win FA Cup to seal treble with 6-0 demolition of Watford

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www.theguardian.com - And then there were three. Or maybe even four, perhaps, if Pep Guardiola had his way and we counted the Community Shield as a major trophy, as they do in Spain with the Supercopa. Let’s call it three…
POLITICS
Republican Rep. Justin Amash says Trump should be impeached

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www.washingtonpost.com - By Colby Itkowitz Colby Itkowitz Congress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics Email Bio Follow May 18 at 4:36 PM Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), a critic of President Trump who has entertai…
BUSINESS
Meet the Eastern European Mystery Donors Behind the Trump-Allied Super PAC

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www.thedailybeast.com - A mysterious company that made a huge contribution to a pro-Trump political group this year is run by two Soviet-born businessmen, one of whom was feted at a donor retreat at Mar-a-Lago in March. Glo…
TECHNOLOGY
Loyalty360 Reads: May 17, 2019

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loyalty360.org - Programs AccorHotels to Launch New Loyalty Program AccorHotels is launching a program intended to compete with services like AirBnB. It will be interesting to see the hotel industry’s various respons…
BUSINESS
Ocasio-Cortez Mocks Conservative Christians, Botches Scripture

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www.dailywire.com - Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) made her disdain for conservative Christians clear this week with multiple attacks she made on social media about people of faith. Ocasio-Cortez's att…
POLITICS
Fox News legal analyst says Trump violated Constitution's “separation of powers” three times in past week

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www.newsweek.com - Fox News’ senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano warned that President Donald Trump had continued a “very dangerous trend” by violating the Constitution’s “separation of powers” three times in the…
CRIME
Crack Pipe, IDs, And Badge Found In Hunter Biden Rental Car

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www.zerohedge.com - A used crack pipe, two DC driver's licenses, multiple credit cards, a Delaware Attorney General badge and a US Secret Service business card belonging to Hunter Biden were found in a rental car return…
SPORTS
Four reasons why the first-place Yankees are the best story in baseball this season

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www.cbssports.com - The New York Yankees won their fourth game in a row on Friday, edging out the Tampa Bay Rays to gain sole possession of first place in the American League East for the first time since Opening Day. C…
TECHNOLOGY
05-17-2019 - Embed Everything update on WordPress Creator with 33% Off Coupon try for 67 cents :)

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archive.aweber.com - Embed Everything update on WordPress Creator with 33% Off Coupon try for 67 cents :) Sent Friday, May 17, 2019 The Embed Everything software, which is what the NEW WpCreator Software is now being ref…
BUSINESS
Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Revenue-based financing is on the rise, at least according to Lighter Capital, a firm that doles out entrepreneur-friendly debt capital. What exactly is RBF you ask? It’s a relatively new form of fun…
BUSINESS
Warning: this simple mistake could destroy your pension savings

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www.fool.co.uk - Do you know what charges you’re paying on your pension savings? Whether you’re saving for the future in a personal pension, or have retired with your funds in income drawdown, you must be able to ans…
TECHNOLOGY
TPS Consulting Daily

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followme4.blogspot.com - Loyalty360 Reads: May 16, 2019 Shared by Loyalty360 loyalty360.org - Programs BP Introduces BPme The convenience store is relaunching its loyalty program under the name BPme, which “will reward high …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
No Agenda-The Saturday Memo

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followme4.blogspot.com - Saturday NA Newsletter Show 1139 Wedding of the Century A Celebration in every way Dear Producer, There is a great show lined up for you tomorrow with two important interviews as the live show contin…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Arnold Schwarzenegger blindsided, dropkicked in the back during sporting event in South Africa

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www.foxnews.com - Former Governor and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger admitted in a recent interview to ‘stepping over the line with women in the past.’ He also regrets calling his political opponents ‘girlie me…
BUSINESS
Amazon offers employees $10K and 3 months’ pay to start their own delivery businesses – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Following news of Amazon’s plans to reduce Prime shipping down to one day, the company this morning announced an expansion of its Delivery Service Partner program, which now includes a new incentive …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet

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www.wired.com - In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avengers movie came out, and Hunger Games premiered. Hope was high, and Reddit—the Web's "front page"—was where anyone…
SCIENCE
First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt

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arstechnica.com - For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, January 1 this year didn't mean a New Year's celebration. Instead, it meant the first arrival of data from New Horizons' visit to a small Kui…
WORLD
Ukraine Isn’t Having Rudy Giuliani’s Biden Conspiracies

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www.vanityfair.com - Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s plan to make Joe Biden’s Ukrainian entanglements into the next Benghazi is not faring well. Giuliani has recently been playing up an investigation into the Burisma Group,…
BUSINESS
Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO – TechCrunch

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news.crunchbase.com - We can make charts galore about the tech IPO market. Yet none of them diminish the profound sense that we are in uncharted territory. Never before have so many companies with such high revenues gone …
TECHNOLOGY
Winter is coming for HBO NOW subscriber growth – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Fan reaction to Game of Thrones’ final season may be mixed, but the show has been undeniably good for HBO’s network — and for its over-the-top streaming service, HBO NOW. The Season 8 premiere drew i…
SPORTS
Original Content podcast: ‘Game of Thrones’ burns it all down – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - This post and podcast contain spoilers for “Game of Thrones.” Our original co-host Darrell Etherington returns for this week’s Original Content podcast, which is all about “Game of Thrones” — specifi…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Sam Altman’s leap of faith – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this year, founder-investor Sam Altman left his high-profile role as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an AI research center at its outset that founded by some of the…
TECHNOLOGY
Uber Black launches Quiet Driver Mode – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Tired of chatty drivers? Uber is finally giving users its most requested feature: an in-app way to ask for minimal conversation during your ride. The “Quiet Mode” feature is free and will be availabl…
TECHNOLOGY
Myneral.me wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the TechCrunch Hackathon in Paris. Hundreds of engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool…
TECHNOLOGY
Instagram is killing Direct, its standalone Snapchat clone app, in the next several weeks – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - As Facebook pushes ahead with its strategy to consolidate more of the backend of its various apps on to a single platform, it’s also doing a little simplifying and housekeeping. In the coming month, …
BUSINESS
Equity transcribed: Away’s $1.4B valuation and CrowdStrike’s S-1 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Welcome back to another transcribed edition of Equity, the wildly popular TechCrunch podcast that digs deep into the week’s news about … equity. There were no IPOs this week so there was only one epi…
WORLD
Déclaration du premier ministre du Canada concernant les résultats de l’élection générale en Australie

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pm.gc.ca - Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante concernant les résultats de l’élection générale en Australie : « Au nom du gouvernement du Canada, je félicite le chef du…
WORLD
Statement by the Prime Minister on the 10th anniversary of the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka

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pm.gc.ca - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka: “Today marks the 10th anniversary of the end of the armed co…
WORLD
Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion du 10e anniversaire de la fin du conflit armé au Sri Lanka

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pm.gc.ca - Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’anniversaire de la fin du conflit armé au Sri Lanka : « Aujourd’hui, nous marquons le 10e anniversaire …
BUSINESS
Aussie unicorn Canva acquires Pexels and Pixabay to become the "Netflix of stock photography" - SmartCompany

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www.smartcompany.com.au - Aussie billion-dollar startup Canva has continued to grow with a pair of new acquisitions, snapping up free stock photography websites Pexels and Pixabay. The company has also announced a new “Netfli…
TECHNOLOGY
Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?

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www.newyorker.com - In the summer of 2016, I gave a talk at a small TEDx conference in northern Virginia. I began by admitting that I’ve never had a social-media account; I then outlined arguments for why other people s…
TECHNOLOGY
Oculus Quest review: 2019’s best new gaming system is wireless, affordable VR

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arstechnica.com - I can take the Oculus Quest with me practically anywhere, pull it over my eyes, map out a VR space with my hands, and quickly start playing some of the best VR games currently on the market. That "an…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
With its latest battle, Game of Thrones solidifies its seat on TV’s VFX throne

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arstechnica.com - Maybe this doesn't get said out loud much because it feels obvious or viewers just subconsciously realize it while watching, but Game of Thrones represents the best visual effects work ever to appear…
SCIENCE
Old Falcon 9 rockets done firing their engines will now inflame imaginations

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arstechnica.com - The twice-flown booster last used during the CRS-13 mission will go on display at Space Center Houston this summer. Donated by SpaceX, the rocket will be displayed horizontally. It will be near the m…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Swords at the ready: Ars takes a Game of Thrones tour

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arstechnica.com - With the Game of Thrones Season 5 finale looming, I headed to Belfast, Northern Ireland on a rainy morning to take a day-long Game of Thrones tour. I had only heard of these tours recently, and there…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Birth of Middle Earth: Tolkien biopic explores beloved author’s early years

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arstechnica.com - Teasing out the myriad influences on any artist creating a timeless masterpiece is tricky business, but Finnish Director Dome Karukoski does an admirable job of it in Tolkien, an evocative dramatizat…
SCIENCE
Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet

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theconversation.com - In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and …
TECHNOLOGY
Far Cry

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arstechnica.com - Its hard reviewing a game like Far Cry. It's something rather novel right now, since its a primarily single player game (there is multiplayer but its far from the focus) and its not set in World War …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
In a golden age of SXSW brand activations, at least Game of Thrones draws blood

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arstechnica.com - After donating, visitors are ushered towards the "immersive experience," which guides GoT fans through the tales of four people who "bled for the Throne." So we're talking Arya, Cersei, Jon Snow, and…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
A post-action analysis of GoT’s Battle of Winterfell—through a glass, darkly

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arstechnica.com - It's Team Human, led by Jon "Oh, geez, this isn't going well" Snow... Versus Team Undead, led by a formidable tactician who perhaps got a bit too cocky trying to relish the moment as he went for the …
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