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Thursday, September 12, 2019

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WORLD
Trudeau says Canada will take refugees banned by U.S.

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www.pbs.org - TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will take you. He also intends to talk to Trump about the success of Canada…
BUSINESS
Loyalty360 Reads: September 11, 2019

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loyalty360.org - Partnerships NFL Signs Content and Advertising Deal with Reddit The league “is adding Reddit Inc. to its roster of digital marketing channels as its new season begins, hosting a series of ‘Ask Me Any…
LEISURE
9-year-old student's hot lunch is taken away over a $9.75 unpaid balance, grandmother says

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www.nbcnews.com - An Ohio elementary school student had his hot lunch taken away and was given a cheese sandwich instead because he had a $9.75 unpaid balance, the boy's grandmother said. Jefferson Sharpnack, 9, had a…
WORLD
Father calls cops on his son, thwarts possible mass shooting in Texas

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abcnews.go.com - A possible mass shooting was thwarted in Texas after a concerned father called police on his son. Fort Worth officers were able to intercept a 27-year-old man with mental health issues who was search…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
John Lithgow to Star With Jeff Bridges in FX CIA Drama

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www.hollywoodreporter.com - FX's drama pilot The Old Man, starring Jeff Bridges, has added two more big names to the production. John Lithgow will star opposite Bridges in the pilot, about a former CIA operative drawn back into…
BUSINESS
A nonprofit paid to rent Trump’s D.C. hotel ballrooms. Its headliners: Pence and Pompeo

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www.washingtonpost.com - By David A. Fahrenthold David A. Fahrenthold Reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests. Email Bio Follow September 12 at 10:04 PM Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike …
ADULT
Learning Machine Learning | Cloud AI | Google Cloud

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cloud.google.com - SCENE 1: Title panel featuring logo and inset faces of main characters Martha, Flip, Bit, and Martha’s boss Mel. TITLE: Learning MACHINE LEARNING CAPTION (shape of arrow): Starring MARTHA The Overwor…
HEALTH
Veteran dies after being found covered with ant bites in nursing home

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abcnews.go.com - A Vietnam War veteran was bitten more than 100 times all over his body by ants while he lay in poor health in his bed on the campus of an Atlanta Veteran Affairs hospital just days before he passed a…
SPORTS
DOJ Appears Poised To Seek Charges Against McCabe

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talkingpointsmemo.com - The chances that the Justice Department will seek an indictment against ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe grew more likely on Thursday, when the Department notified his attorneys that it would not…
SPORTS
US attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, as DOJ rejects last-ditch appeal

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www.foxnews.com - Justice Department rejects former FBI Deputy and Acting Director McCabe's appeal; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports. U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu has recommended moving forward …
BUSINESS
The Ability to Sell Will Make or Break Your Company, So Stop Underselling It

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www.entrepreneur.com - Tech is suffering from a fundamental imbalance. Everyone wants to be a visionary without realizing they need to be salesmen, too. It's a widespread and shocking oversight. We constantly bemoan the la…
WORLD
Dutchmen arrested at secret US airbase Area 51 with drones and cameras - DutchNews.nl

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www.dutchnews.nl - Two Dutch men have been arrested in the US for trying to enter an area of desert in Nevada known as Area 51, which is controlled by the military. Area 51, around 120 miles north of Las Vegas, is home…
SPORTS
Judge in Brock Turner sex assault case is fired from job as high school girls tennis coach

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www.latimes.com - Former Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, who was recalled last year after sentencing Stanford student Brock Turner to only six months in jail for sexual assault, has lost another …
TECHNOLOGY
Copyright, Blogging + Social Media: Photo Usage in the Digital Age

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www.camelsandchocolate.com - I’ve been working in the media for roughly 20 years. I started in newspapers while in high school, then transitioned into magazine work around 2003. My first big break on a national scale was a resea…
ENVIRONMENT
Limited Edition! 70th Anniversary Eames Eucalyptus LTR Table | stupidDOPE.com

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stupiddope.com - If you are a fan of mid-century architecture and furniture like we are, then you can appreciate the Eames style furniture from the period. The timeless addition to contemporary decor, Eames chairs, a…
LEISURE
Craft Beer 101 with Ale Sharpton | Video | stupidDOPE.com

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stupiddope.com - If you know anything about the South, then you know that Atlanta holds major influence over the craft beer scene. Recently, we caught up with renowned beer aficionado Ale Sharpton for a most dope tra…
POLITICS
Marianne Williamson says "primary aspect" of the presidency is "moral leadership"

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www.cbsnews.com - 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson said Wednesday in an interview with CBSN that she is following the words of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that the "primary aspect" of the presidency…
TECHNOLOGY
Dream Power! 2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite Edition | Test Rides | stupidDOPE.com

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stupiddope.com - If you are looking for an SUV that has the room, and has the sportiness at a good price point, then try the 2019 Honda Passport. This SUV has a 280 horsepower V6 engine that handles well on and off r…
WORLD
10 Most Censored Countries

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cpj.org - Leadership: President and Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, in power since 2018. How censorship works: The Communist Party-led government owns and controls all print and broadcast m…
LEISURE
Americans Who Can't Agree on Anything Agree Our Media Sucks

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pjmedia.com - We Americans are a fractious bunch, so much so that it's nearly impossible to get as many as half of us to agree on who should be president. Most elections, you can't get half of us to agree that we …
SCIENCE
Hugging is the most beautiful form of communication

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www.higherperspectives.com - Hugging is one of the most amazing things that we could ever give another person. Hugging is essentially a form of therapy in itself. When we receive hugs, it gives us a sense of comfort, care, love,…
TECHNOLOGY
5 Showstopping Cars From the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show

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robbreport.com - Naysayers predict traditional auto shows are not long for this world. With shrinking budgets and more direct ways to target buyers, many car companies are cutting back on once-extravagant displays at…
BUSINESS
Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work from home

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www.cnbc.com - This policy is intended to address Vermont's aging population. While the state may be rich in beautiful landscapes and maple syrup, it has a rapidly shrinking tax base. "Vermont continues to age, and…
POLITICS
Democratic lawmaker resigns from UMN amid questions over how he was hired

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www.twincities.com - A Democratic lawmaker has resigned from a position at the University of Minnesota amid questions about how he got the gig and whether it conflicted with his work at the state Capitol. And the woman w…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Shenzi Talks “Humble Beginnings, The Lion King & The Future” on Fresh Pressed | Video | stupidDOPE.com

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stupiddope.com - Becoming a visionary musician is like juicing an orange: the truly passionate take raw talent and squeeze out refreshing art that shifts the culture. Fresh Pressed is a two segment show highlighting …
SCIENCE
Business Process Management or Robotic Process Automation | Aepiphanni Business Consulting

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aepiphanni.com - In this second part of our Business Process Management (BPM) series, we will compare BPM against Robotic Process Automation. For a slew of businesses and organizations, big and small, overseeing and …
TECHNOLOGY
Equifax data breach settlement: New step added to get cash

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www.usatoday.com - Consumers must jump through some more hoops to get a cash payout from the huge Equifax data breach settlement. To get up to a $125 payment, many people must verify that they have enrolled in a credit…
TECHNOLOGY
Google's Pixel 4 XL Leaks in All Its Glory - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google has never really been able to control leaks of its upcoming phones. And that was especially apparent with the launch of the Pixel 3 last year. With the Pixel 4 launch, the company tried to tac…
TECHNOLOGY
How to Add Value and Not Just Check In or Introduce Yourself - Smart Calling Blog

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smartcalling.com - In my previous post I discussed calls that don’t add value, and even can be looked at as nuisance or time-wasting calls. The ones that start out with, “Just wanted to introduce myself,” Just checking…
WORLD
Facebook Pulls Trump Campaign Ads Over Alleged Policy Violations

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pjmedia.com - Earlier this week, Facebook took down several Trump campaign ads over alleged violations of their advertising policies. They must have been terrible, horribly offensive ads, right? Heck, even I thoug…
SCIENCE
Which Social Media Management Tool Is Best for Blogs?

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www.socialreport.com - Blogs must be on social media in 2018. More people than ever are getting their news and reading fix on Facebook and Twitter—opening up the potential reach of a simple blog post or article to a new, w…
SCIENCE
YouTubers op borgtocht vrijgelaten tijdens betreden verboden Area 51 in VS – Binnenland en Buitenland Nieuws

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www.nu.nl - https://www.nu.nl/buitenland/5991958/nederlandse-youtubers-op-borgtocht-vrijgelaten-na-betreden-area-51-in-vs.html?redirect=1 YouTubers op borgtocht vrijgelaten tijdens betreden verboden Area 51 in VS
SCIENCE
Study Finds Many Cases of ‘Dementia’ Are Actually Side Effects of Prescription Pills

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realfarmacy.com - We wish it wasn’t the case but, unfortunately, memory loss is a hot topic. People have countless questions about brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. What really causes it? Will there eve…
TECHNOLOGY
Stranger in a Tech Land

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www.backblaze.com - I never considered myself to be extremely techy. My family and friends would occasionally come to me with computer problems that I could solve with the help of Google and FAQ pages, but I would not g…
CRIME
Filmmaker Joel Gilbert Set To Reveal The Hoax Behind Rachel Jeantel (Witness #8)…

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theconservativetreehouse.com - Anyone who paid attention to the details in the George Zimmerman case knew Florida state prosecutors knowingly, and with malicious intent, falsified witness testimony from Witness #8 Rachel Jeantel; …
BUSINESS
The No.1 Crypto Board Game... Crypto Millionaire

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www.kickstarter.com - Risks & Challenges Although this is our first campaign, I have personally studied two Kickstarter courses and had access to experienced advice along the way to make sure we've thought of everything. …
SCIENCE
Google says it will do more to prioritize original reporting in search – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Google says it’s taking new steps to ensure that original reporting gets prioritized in its search results. In other words, articles that kick off a major news cycle should have a prominent place in …
TECHNOLOGY
The Art of Patch Management

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securityintelligence.com - Malware exists to exploit vulnerabilities discovered in software. Patches exist to fix those vulnerabilities. So why do so many vulnerabilities remain unpatched? Why is patch management so complicate…
SCIENCE
Modern applications at AWS

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www.allthingsdistributed.com - Innovation has always been part of the Amazon DNA, but about 20 years ago, we went through a radical transformation with the goal of making our iterative process—"invent, launch, reinvent, relaunch, …
POLITICS
South Florida Health Care Facility Owner Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme Ever Charged by The Department of Justice

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www.justice.gov - A federal district judge sentenced a south Florida health care facility owner to 20 years in prison today after being found guilty in the largest health care fraud scheme charged by the U.S. Justice …
SCIENCE
Massive 500-Year-Old Distillery Found in China is on Industrial Scale

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www.ancient-origins.net - Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a massive distillery in China that dates to the Ming and Qing dynasties. The discovery is believed to be the largest of its kind ever made in China, stretc…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Episode 43 – Self-Interest (Podcast)

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blog.freetochoosenetwork.org - Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Individuals act on self-interest. No, that doesn’t mean that people are only motivated by selfish materialism. It comes down to an understanding t…
SCIENCE
Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes

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arstechnica.com - In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Texas Residents File Lawsuit Against San Antonio Banning Chick-Fil-A From Airport

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www.dailywire.com - Chick-fil-A fans are fighting back against city and university governments seeking to ban the business from airports and college campuses. "Five Texas fans of Chick-fil-A have filed a lawsuit against…
TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft to Live-Stream Surface Event - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft’s already announced its Surface event for October back in August. Today, however, the company sent out new invites for the event with a new teaser image. Like the original invite, the new i…
TECHNOLOGY
Gmail finally starts rolling out dark mode for Android 10

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been waiting for the dark mode for Gmail because all that white space all these years has been straining your eyes, you’re finally getting it. Well, for now, only those Pixel devices runnin…
TECHNOLOGY
Apple reveals iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates—but macOS Catalina remains a mystery

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arstechnica.com - CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS will arrive by the end of this month, Apple revealed on its website as it unveiled new hardware products in a live-s…
TECHNOLOGY
Preventing GPS spoofing is hard—but you can at least detect it

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arstechnica.com - This demonstration of GPS/GNSS spoofing shows a semi-autonomous car being misled into taking the wrong road. Today at the IAA (International Motor Show) in Frankfurt, Regulus Cyber announced a new so…
SCIENCE
Ancient Cave Crystals Reveal Sea Levels Were 50 Feet Higher in Warmer Climate

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www.ancient-origins.net - Scientist studying ancient crystals in a Spanish cave have discovered disconcerting evidence that shows just how high sea levels can rise in a warmer climate. 4.4 million years ago, one of your ances…
TECHNOLOGY
Apple iPad 2019 hands-on: A 6th-generation iPad in a 2019 iPad Air’s body

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arstechnica.com - The 2019, seventh-generation iPad with a 10.2-inch display. It's also available in silver/white, if you're into that. And here's the back of the gray model, with an Apple Pencil (which it supports). …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Station Breaks: 15 New Songs From NPR Music Stations

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www.npr.org - The Shivas. From left: Jeff Schultz, Jared Molyneux, Kristin Leonard and Eric Shanafelt. On this month's Station Breaks, you can check out an experimental hip-hop trio and an infectious combination o…
TECHNOLOGY
Apple Watch series 5 hands-on: Software is king

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arstechnica.com - The dial and other elements are all the same; this watch doesn't look different from its predecessor, unless you get new customization or materials options. Speaking of new (or returning) materials, …
TECHNOLOGY
Elon Musk promises to take Tesla Model S to ‘Plaid’ with new powertrain – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised a more powerful powertrain option in future Model S and Model X vehicles, as well as the next-generation Roadster sports car, which will push acceleration and speed beyon…
BUSINESS
5G will change the world - but who will keep it safe?

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www.weforum.org - The advent of 5G networks brings a wealth of new opportunities. Individuals will be able to access a whole range of services more easily, while businesses and governments will be able to use faster d…
TECHNOLOGY
TPS Consulting Daily

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followme4.blogspot.com - LEISURE Loyalty360 Reads: September 10, 2019 Shared by Loyalty360 loyalty360.org - Programs Qantas Pairs Up with BP Australia for New Loyalty Program An Australian c-store and airline have united to …
TECHNOLOGY
Spotify acquires SoundBetter, a music production marketplace, for an undisclosed sum – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Spotify today took another step in its efforts to build out services for artists to help diversify itself away from a business model predicated on paying music streaming royalties to labels: it has a…
TECHNOLOGY
HTC Vive Cosmos VR: We have the price, release date, and first hands-on

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arstechnica.com - Say hello to the Vive Cosmos, HTC's first PC-VR headset with inside-out tracking. Dummy head not included with the $699 retail price. Also not included: any extra lighthouse tracking boxes. It's all …
TECHNOLOGY
Samsung PlayGalaxy Link now available on Windows, Android

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androidcommunity.com - Back in April, Samsung filed for a patent of PlayGalaxy Link. We immediately thought it’s a new gaming platform because you know, it’s all about mobile gaming and streaming these days. It can rival G…
LEISURE
The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions

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www.ancient-origins.net - A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s j…
BUSINESS
Walmart Grocery is expanding its $98 per year ‘Delivery Unlimited’ subscription across the U.S. – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Walmart is expanding its brand-new “Delivery Unlimited” grocery delivery membership program to more stores across the U.S., with plans to reach over 50% of the country by year-end. The new program al…
TECHNOLOGY
Walgreens joins Apple Card’s rewards program to offer 3% Daily Cash on purchases – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Apple Card’s rewards program, Daily Cash, is expanding today with the addition of Walgreens. The retailer joins Uber and Uber Eats to become the latest merchant to offer 3% Daily Cash to Apple Card c…
SPORTS
Buffalo Wild Wings Collaborates with MGM to Deliver Unique In-Bar Gaming Experiences

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loyalty360.org - Buffalo Wild Wings is joining forces with MGM Resorts International and its sports betting venture, Roar Digital, for a multi-year partnership. The partnership will deliver sports gaming experiences …
SPORTS
TikTok and the NFL Partner to Boost Sports-Engagement in the U.S.

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loyalty360.org - TikTok, a short-form video social network owned by Chinese company ByteDance, has become wildly popular among Gen Z. It was the third-most downloaded app in the United States in the first quarter of …
BUSINESS
Akeneo raises $45 million for its product information management service – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - French startup Akeneo has raised a $45 million Series C round led by Summit Partners, with existing investors Alven, Partech, Salesforce Ventures and Stephan Dietrich also participating. The company …
SCIENCE
The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History

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www.ancient-origins.net - The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 million years ago to about 5,000 years ago. It is also the period of human history that is the least well known relative to late…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
A lone gunman roams a galaxy in chaos in first trailer for The Mandalorian

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arstechnica.com - Fans went wild as Disney debuted the first trailer for its hotly anticipated original series, The Mandalorian, last night at D23, the annual fan extravaganza the studio has been organizing for the la…
SCIENCE
Sidewalk Labs spins out urban data-gathering tool Replica into a company – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Replica, the data-gathering tool created within Sidewalk Labs that maps the movement of people in cities, is now a company. The newly formed company, which is headed by Nick Bowden, also announced Th…
HEALTH
Revelan nuevo video de la furia de Dorian pasando sobre las Bahamas

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www.telemundo.com - Nuevas imágenes muestran la potencia con la que el huracán Dorian fue dejando las casa de las islas Abaco en ruinas Universidad de Tennessee sorprende a niño víctima de bullying Donald Trump está dec…
TECHNOLOGY
IBM brings Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift together – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - At the Cloud Foundry Summit in The Hague, IBM today showcased its Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment on Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform. For the longest time, the open-source Cloud Foundry P…
SPORTS
Zyl raises $1.1 million to resurface old memories from your photos – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - French startup Zyl has raised $1 million (€1 million) in a round led by OneRagtime. The company has developed an app that uses artificial intelligence to find the most interesting photos and videos i…
LEISURE
ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey Just Eat!), but that hasn’t stopped London-based …
BUSINESS
Stock content service Storyblocks evolves with new partner program – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Storyblocks, the subscription-based stock audio, imagery and video service formerly known as Videoblocks, today announced the launch of its new Member Library Partner Program. The company has also sh…
BUSINESS
Theresia Gouw and Ann Miura-Ko are coming to Disrupt – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - For a very long time, the venture industry was stubbornly resistant to change. The same people sat back in their chairs on Sand Hill Road while nervous founders made the rounds, hoping one of these f…
SCIENCE
The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy

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arstechnica.com - Many economic activities create what are called "externalities": costs that aren't accounted for in their products but are paid for by society at large. Pollution is a major source of externalities, …
TECHNOLOGY
Disney+ goes live in Netherlands, free for two months

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been waiting for so long for Disney+ since you’re a huge Disney/Pixar/Marvel/Star Wars fan, you will probably want to move somewhere in Europe for the next two months. That’s because the lo…
SCIENCE
The Pitter Patter of Tiny Neanderthal Feet Echo Across Time as Footprints Found in France

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www.ancient-origins.net - They walked and perhaps played along the beach in a prehistoric world; we know this as archaeologists have discovered hundreds of Neanderthal footprints in France— with most of them left by children.…
SCIENCE
Redesigning the Information Architecture of an Existing Product

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medium.com - This year Lucidchart turns ten years old. What started as a simple flowcharting app is rapidly involving into a robust visual reasoning platform (our word for data visualization and analysis within t…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Arrestan a una pareja de Pennsylvania por error de un banco

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www.telemundo.com - El error de un banco llevó a la cárcel a una pareja que no devolvió lo que no le pertenecía Alerta de cáncer para sobrevivientes del 11 de septiembre Revelan nuevo video de la furia de Dorian pasando…
HEALTH
Estudiante gay es sentenciado por apuñalar a compañeros agresores

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www.telemundo.com - Se crea disputa en la condena de un juez a un estudiante gay que atacó a quienes le realizaban bullying La foto de niña consolando a su hermanito con cáncer conmueve al mundo Alerta de cáncer para so…
STORIES
Forwarding email is a crime, Jerry Falwell Jr. says after leaks to media

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arstechnica.com - High-profile evangelical conservative Jerry Falwell Jr., a staunch Trump supporter and president of Liberty University, wants the FBI to investigate current and former university employees for... for…
TECHNOLOGY
Sega Genesis Mini review: Genesis does what Ninten-did, and that’s good enough

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arstechnica.com - Shortly after NES Classic fever swept the United States in 2016, a series of underwhelming nostalgia systems followed, all designed to emulate classic games through modern TVs' HDMI ports. None of th…
WORLD
Condoleezza Rice warns of 'Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' in US foreign policy

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thehill.com - Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned in a new interview that America could be headed toward a crisis because of rising nationalist and protectionist forces. Speaking on "CBS This Morning…
LEISURE
Yelp adds predictive wait times and a new way for restaurants to share updates – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - With a new feature called Yelp Connect, Yelp is allowing users to go beyond customer reviews and see “what the restaurants have to say for themselves.” That’s according to Devon Wright, Yelp’s genera…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
The MIT Media Lab controversy and getting back to ‘radical courage’, with Media Lab student Arwa Mboya – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - People win prestigious prizes in tech all the time, but there is something different about The Bold Prize. Unless you’ve been living under a literal or proverbial rock, you’ve probably heard somethin…
BUSINESS
Daily Crunch: Uber resists California gig worker bill – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Uber …
TECHNOLOGY
With the 2020 Cadillac CT4, GM begins to expand its hands-free Super Cruise driving system – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - GM’s high-end brand unveiled Thursday the 2020 Cadillac CT4, a sporty and small sedan that is designed and priced to attract younger buyers looking to enter into the luxury car market. The vehicle’s …
TECHNOLOGY
Amazon’s crowdsourced Q&A community Alexa Answers goes live for all – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - In December, Amazon launched a crowdsourced Q&A platform into beta with the goal of improving Alexa’s ability to answer questions. That feature, Alexa Answers, is now live to all. Amazon says the fea…
TECHNOLOGY
The youngest new partner at the venture firm Felicis Ventures, Niki Pezeshki, on how he wins deals – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Felicis Ventures has, in its roughly 13 years of existence, established a reputation in venture circles as a smart early-stage investment firm that’s willing to make bets almost anywhere in the world…
TECHNOLOGY
Google Photos adds a time-traveling version of Stories, plus more sharing and printing options – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Google Photos is getting its own version of Stories. But instead of focusing on what you’re doing now, as Stories on other platforms like Instagram and Snapchat offer, Google Photos is adopting the f…
BUSINESS
How the Valley can get philanthropy right with former Hewlett Foundation president Paul Brest – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Paul Brest didn’t set out to transform philanthropy. A constitutional law scholar who clerked for Supreme Court Justice John Harlan and is credited with coining the term “originalism,” Brest spent tw…
SPORTS
Veo raises $6M Series A to bring its ‘AI camera’ for soccer matches to the US – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Veo, a Copenhagen, Norway-based startup that offers an “AI camera” to make it easier for amateur soccer clubs to video and stream matches, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Backing the round…
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Apple tweaks App Store rule changes for children’s apps and sign in services – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Originally announced in June, changes to Apple’s App Store policies on its Sign in with Apple service and the rules around children’s app categories are being tweaked. New apps must comply right away…
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Patch Homes locks in $5m Series A to give homeowners financial freedom without debt – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Homeownership has long been touted as the American dream. But rising rates of mortgage debt, student loan debt, or otherwise are making the pursuit of homeownership a nightmare. Debt burdened individ…
TECHNOLOGY
Hear Hans Vestberg talk about the 5G opportunity at Disrupt SF 2019 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The promise of 5G is staggering. With its ultra-high bandwidth and low latency, it has the potential to alter how consumers interact with technology. However, questions remain around its deployment, …
BUSINESS
Pax Labs CEO Bharat Vasan and serial founder Keith McCarty are coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The legalization of cannabis and hemp for medicinal and recreational use in states across the U.S. and in Canada has opened up a huge vein of green, green cash for startups. Two entrepreneurs tantali…
BUSINESS
SmartDrive snaps up $90M for in-truck video telematics solutions for safety and fuel efficiency – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Trucks and other large commercial vehicles are the biggest whales on the road today — are they also, by virtue of that size, some of the most dangerous and inefficient if they are driven badly. Today…
BUSINESS
How to stop vanity marketing from killing your startup – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - In 2014, I got in on the ground floor of what I thought was a rocket ship. Fling was the fastest-growing app in 2014, and I was pulled in as their chief growth officer, with a handsome compensation p…
SCIENCE
Scientists propose ‘Spaceline’ elevator to the Moon – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Fans of sci-fi and fringe tech may already be familiar with the idea of the “space elevator,” which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like — and totally impossible with today’s technology. But a …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
RYOT co-founder Bryn Mooser launches a new documentary studio called XTR – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Bryn Mooser, co-founder of virtual and augmented reality studio RYOT, said he’s “hanging up my VR and AR hats to really focus on more, shall we say, traditional nonfiction storytelling.” Back in 2016…
SCIENCE
The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new Z15 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - It’s easy to think about mainframes as some technology dinosaur, but the fact is these machines remain a key component of many large organization’s computing strategies. Today, IBM announced the late…
SCIENCE
After selling Auris for $3.4 billion to J&J, CEO Frederic Moll and lead investor Ajay Royan come to Disrupt – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Frederic Moll has to be one of the most successful inventors and entrepreneurs who is not yet a household name. Moll’s successes include the 22-year-old, publicly traded Intuitive Surgical, a robotic…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Walmart’s Vudu adds Family Play feature so viewers can skip sex, violence and substance abuse – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Vudu, the streaming service owned by Walmart, announced a new feature today that will make it easier for viewers to avoid sex and violence in movies. Anyone who’s watched an R-rated movie on broadcas…
BUSINESS
Fair acquires Canvas from Ford to expand its on-demand vehicle subscription business – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Fair, the $1.2 billion startup backed by SoftBank that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform that lets people takes cars for as little as one month, is making another acquisition in the o…
BUSINESS
Accel and Sequoia seed Middesk with $4M to background check businesses – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - For those of you that diligently follow the hot startups to graduate from Y Combinator’s accelerator program, you might recall Middesk. The company was amongst an exclusive subset of startups in YC’s…
SCIENCE
SmileDirectClub makes its debut on the public market – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - SmileDirectClub rang the opening bell earlier today, marking its first day of trading as a public company. The teeth-straightening company is now trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol “SDC.” Already…
TECHNOLOGY
Voyage raises $31 million to bring driverless taxis to communities – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Voyage, the autonomous vehicle startup that spun out of Udacity, announced Thursday it has raised $31 million in a round led by Franklin Templeton. Khosla Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventu…
BUSINESS
Simbe raises a $26M Series A for its retail inventory robot – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - San Francisco-based robotics startup Simbe just announced a $26 million Series A. The round was led by Venrock and features Future Shape, Valo Ventures and Activant Capital. The company is one of sev…
TECHNOLOGY
Pandora debuts a desktop app for Windows with support for music & podcasts – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Pandora today is launching a desktop app for Windows users following its debut of a native Mac app earlier this year. On Mac, Pandora offers a variety of features for desktop users like on-screen not…
BUSINESS
Y Combinator’s Michael Seibel, Ali Rowghani to reveal new YC top 100 list, talk startups at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Y Combinator has become its own economy since its founding in 2005, as the formative seed-stage venture fund has nurtured leading startups across industries. Today, you’ll often see newer YC startups…
TECHNOLOGY
Patreon sells product curation site Kit to GeniusLink – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Patreon, the platform for independent content creators to operate membership businesses for their core fans, announced it is selling the assets of Kit.com to localized affiliate link service GeniusLi…
BUSINESS
Google to pay $549 million fine and $510 million in back taxes in France – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - After years of back and forth with tax authorities in France, Google has settled a fiscal fraud probe, as the financial prosecutor’s office told Reuters and AFP. Overall, Google will pay a $549 milli…
TECHNOLOGY
Beamery announces platform to help HR recruit and retain talent – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Almost every company has a talent problem. It’s hard to find good employees, and once you do, to keep them happy. Today, Beamery announced a fully integrated platform to help solve that problem. Comp…
BUSINESS
India’s ride-hailing giant Ola makes serious bet on two-wheeler – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Ola, the largest ride-hailing service in India, said today its two-wheeler service — Ola Bike — is now operational in 150 Indian cities and towns and it intends to grow this business by three times i…
LEISURE
The Yoga Instructors vs. the Private Equity Firm

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www.nytimes.com - Carla Gatza, the head of human resources for YogaWorks, said in an email that management respects the right of teachers and trainers to “engage in, or refrain from, union organizing” but “believes th…
BUSINESS
Liberals move forward on help for first time home buyers

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www.liberal.ca - Victoria, BC – A re-elected Liberal government will help Canadians buy their first home. For many young people starting their careers, saving up enough to make a down payment on a home is a far-off d…
POLITICS
Les libéraux choisissent d’avancer en aidant les acheteurs d’une première maison

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www.liberal.ca - Victoria (C.-B.) – Un gouvernement libéral réélu aidera les Canadiens à acheter leur première maison. Pour beaucoup de jeunes en début de carrière, il est pratiquement impossible d’économiser assez d…
BUSINESS
Liberals promise to expand program for first-time homebuyers | CBC News

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www.cbc.ca - In a pitch aimed at millennial voters in key ridings, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising more help for first-time homebuyers living in high-priced markets such as the greater Toronto and Vanc…
EDUCATION
Whither the School Librarian?

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www.citylab.com - It’s a trend that’s playing out in areas big and small. Last year, the Mckeesport Area School District in southwestern Pennsylvania opted to cut its last two librarian positions, while offering acces…
POLITICS
'I Wasn't Naive': Getting Fired In The Trump Administration

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www.npr.org - National Security Adviser John Bolton left the Trump administration earlier this week. To work at the pleasure of President Trump is to never know when your last day will come and whether the exit wi…
LEISURE
How to take good Instagram photos: 5 tips to try now

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sproutsocial.com - When Instagram first began in 2010, smartphone cameras were still lacking in features and quality. Instagram photos were taken with the in-app camera and on today’s screens, those old posts look blur…
BUSINESS
Trump says Fed 'boneheads' should cut interest rates to zero 'or less,' US should refinance debt

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www.cnbc.com - President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued his verbal assault on the Federal Reserve, which he blames for slowing the economy, tweeting that the central bank should cut interest rates to zero or e…
TECHNOLOGY
Former Donkey Kong champ threatens to sue Guinness over record removal

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arstechnica.com - Billy Mitchell is threatening "legal recourse" against Guinness World Records and the Twin Galaxies scoreboard if they don't retract "defamatory statements" against him and reinstate his expunged vid…
TECHNOLOGY
The Lamborghini Huracán: An all-wheel drive adrenaline delivery system

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arstechnica.com - Ars Editors take a test drive. Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn. The Gallardo got a mid-life refresh in 2007, but since then rivals like Ferrari's 458 and McLaren's MP4-12C advanced the art of the …
SCIENCE
SpaceX says it will deploy satellite broadband across US faster than expected

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arstechnica.com - SpaceX says it plans to change its satellite launch strategy in a way that will speed up deployment of its Starlink broadband service, and has set a new goal of providing broadband in the southern Un…
TECHNOLOGY
Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations

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arstechnica.com - Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones to surreptitiously track the location of users and possibly carry out other nefarious actions, researchers warned on Th…
TECHNOLOGY
Fitbit Versa 2 review: A solid replacement, but not totally remade

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arstechnica.com - Fitbit's first smartwatch may have been the Ionic, but the company is throwing all of its resources behind the Versa. While the Ionic targeted serious athletes, the original Versa was more accessible…
TECHNOLOGY
Audi responds to demand, will bring its fiery RS6 wagon to America

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arstechnica.com - For the last few years, if you wanted an insanely powerful but still practical Audi, you could by an RS7 Sportback. But in 2020 you'll also have the option of this, the RS6 Avant station wagon. Up fr…
TECHNOLOGY
Gears 5 review: An obvious gaming recommendation—if you already paid for it

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arstechnica.com - Last month, my feature-length Gears 5 preview hinged on the game's sales proposition: that Microsoft has positioned this shooter sequel to be immune to a standard game-review treatment. It's a living…
SCIENCE
Cubed wombat poop, why your left nut runs hot, among Ig Nobel winners

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arstechnica.com - Over the years, curious intrepid scientists have gleaned insight into why the wombat's poo is cube-shaped, explored the magnetic properties of living and dead cockroaches, and determined that a man's…
POLITICS
Judge accepts Cody Wilson plea deal despite “sufficient evidence” of guilt

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arstechnica.com - Cody Wilson sits in the gallery ahead of his sentencing. The Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center at the Travis County Justice Complex (Wilson appeared in court on the 9th floor today) Cody Wils…
POLITICS
Victim’s mother excoriates Cody Wilson at sentencing for sexual abuse

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arstechnica.com - Cody Wilson sits in the gallery ahead of his sentencing. The Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center at the Travis County Justice Complex (Wilson appeared in court on the 9th floor today) Cody Wils…
TECHNOLOGY
Black-market THC-vape operation busted in Wisconsin, police say

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arstechnica.com - Authorities in Wisconsin say they’ve busted an alleged large-scale operation making tens of thousands of bootleg THC-containing vape products. Authorities seized over $1.5 million worth of THC produc…
TECHNOLOGY
Dealmaster: $25 Fire TV Stick 4K, USB-C wall chargers, and more top deals

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined by a $25 discount on Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K that brings the device down to $24.99 with th…
TECHNOLOGY
Tesla touts raceway record with 3-motor powertrain prototype

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arstechnica.com - Tesla is working on a new three-motor powertrain for the Model S that will accelerate even faster than Tesla's current "Ludicrous Mode," the company said on Wednesday. In a nod to Spaceballs, Elon Mu…
TECHNOLOGY
Nintendo’s weird exercise ring is used to control a Switch RPG

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arstechnica.com - The foreign policy implications of this are immense. "An evil body-building dragon named Drago" is the antagonist. You can't make this up... unless you're Nintendo. To block enemy attacks, you press …
BUSINESS
AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive

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arstechnica.com - AT&T expects to lose about 1.1 million TV customers in the third quarter as it faces pressure from an investment group that says AT&T's increased focus on the TV business was a giant mistake. In an u…
TECHNOLOGY
War Stories: Lord British created an ecology for Ultima Online but no one saw it

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arstechnica.com - We're re-surfacing a few videos from days past over the Christmas 2018 break to give folks a chance to see them anew. This video, which includes footage of Richard Garriott taking rip from a bong mad…
TECHNOLOGY
Review: 2020 Range Rover Evoque goes big on luxury, price tag

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arstechnica.com - So unmistakably Range Rover from the front that you don't need the badge. Your mileage may vary, but for my money, the Evoque is the sharpest-looking subcompact SUV on the market. Too bad JLR got rid…
TECHNOLOGY
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is a 21st century take on a 4x4 icon

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arstechnica.com - This is the 2020 Land Rover Defender, which goes on sale next spring starting at $49,900. Unlike the old Defender, which dates back to 1948, this is a thoroughly modern affair, with a light-but-stiff…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Joven abusada por falso chofer de UBER revela su dramático testimonio

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www.telemundo.com - Joven de 19 años en México fue víctima de un falso chofer de UBER y decide contar su historia para alertar a las mujeres Acusan a policías mexicanos de ejecutar a personas inocentes Poderoso tornado …
LEISURE
Fingió su propia muerte para probar que su esposa quería matarlo

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laopinion.com - Un esposo que fingió su propia muerte para mostrar que su esposa tenía un plan de matarlo, contratando un asesino a sueldo, contó cómo tuvo que vivir con ella después de enterarse de que ella lo quer…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Profesor asegura ser testigo de un fenómeno paranormal

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www.telemundo.com - El profesor de una escuela en México captó las imágenes de un suceso paranormal dentro de su salón de clases Arrestan a cajero que utilizó su memoria para robar tarjetas de crédito Acusan a policías …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Disney sorprende a niño que donó sus ahorros a los afectados por Dorian

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www.telemundo.com - Un niño de 6 años demostró su gran corazón donando sus ahorros para viajar a Disney a víctimas del huracán Dorian. Cortesía: Disney Parks Alerta de cáncer para sobrevivientes del 11 de septiembre Rev…
HEALTH
La foto de un niño con cáncer y su hermana consolándolo conmueve Internet

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www.telemundo.com - La imagen de un pequeño con cáncer sujetando el inodoro luego de vomitar mientras su hermana lo consuela, conmueve a usuarios en internet al mostrar las dificultades de vivir con esa enfermedad, en p…
LEISURE
3 Ways to Uncover Your Blind Spots and Live Life on Your Terms

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addicted2success.com - Do you ever start to say something you know you shouldn’t, but cannot help to say it anyway? How about a specific relationship breaking down again, despite employing an array of differing strategies?…
TECHNOLOGY
Tim Draper Joins Board of Directors at EOS-Based DApp Firm

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cointelegraph.com - Tim Draper, a famous investor with an estimated crypto net worth ranging between $350 million and $500 million, has joined the board of directors of EOS-based decentralized application (DApp) firm Ma…
BUSINESS
How to Leverage Non-Traditional Influencers For Business Promotion

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - Josiah Wedgwood started the ball rolling. Back in the 1760s he added royal endorsements to his pottery to show customers they could trust his tea sets. In the early 1900s, Mark Twain put his name to …
TECHNOLOGY
How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Small Business

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - Pinterest is a social network enabling individuals and businesses to post and find content through boards (groupings) of pins (content) with a common theme. Like Instagram, Pinterest is visually base…
BUSINESS
Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Launches Custody Service

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cointelegraph.com - The New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has launched its own custody service, Gemini Custody. In a news release shared with C…
BUSINESS
Study: Blockchain in Healthcare Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2025

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cointelegraph.com - The value of the blockchain technology in healthcare market is expected to surpass $1.6 billion by 2025, according to global market research and consulting firm Global Market Insights. In a press rel…
BUSINESS
Rapper Akon Says Bitcoin Better Than ‘Military-Backed’ US Dollar

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cointelegraph.com - Grammy award-winning music artist Akon has rebuffed Bitcoin (BTC) naysayers who claim that the asset lacks intrinsic value. In a radio interview published on Sept. 10, Akon lambasted the perception t…
SCIENCE
Using Custom Properties to Wrangle Variations in Keyframe Animations | CSS-Tricks

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css-tricks.com - Have you ever wondered how to customize CSS animations keyframes without using any preprocessor feature, like mixins? I keep reaching for preprocessors for this reason, but it would be so nice to dro…
SCIENCE
10 tips on using components in Figma

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medium.com - You have a clear system for structuring, organizing and maintaining your components. Now let’s review some best practices on creating components to improve your team’s workflow and productivity. Once…
TECHNOLOGY
Integrating Video and Web Content: Lessons in User Interface Design

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thomaspark.co - Recently I’ve been working on The Beautube, a site that integrates video tutorials with details about the products being mentioned in the videos, specifically in the realm of cosmetics. This project …
TECHNOLOGY
The quick and efficient guide to presenting design briefs | Inside Design Blog

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www.invisionapp.com - There is a better way to be presenting your design briefs—one that addresses important questions and leads your team to better outcomes, faster. Lest the title mislead you, the brief itself won’t be …
SCIENCE
Web Designer vs Web Developer - Who Are You And Who Should You Be?

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line25.com - Things are not always what we think they are. This is the reason some of our assumptions are named as myths by our experts. The role of a web designer and a web developer always involves many such my…
TECHNOLOGY
Huawei CEO To Sell Entire 5G Technology Stack To American Companies In Shock Peace Offer To Trump

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www.forbes.com - In a shocking move, Huawei's CEO extended an olive branch to the Trump administration, offering to sell his company's entire 5G technology stack comprising both intellectual property and products to …
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Freaks is a thrilling science fiction film worth knowing nothing about

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www.theverge.com - Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It has…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
American Cities Then & Now: See How New York, Los Angeles & Detroit Look Today, Compared to the 1930s and 1940s

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www.openculture.com - Palimpsest has become clichéd as a descriptor of cities, but only due to its truth. Repeatedly erasing and rewriting parts of cities over years, decades, and centuries has left us with built environm…
WORLD
3D printing stethoscopes, tourniquets and crucial dialysis-machine parts in Gaza

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boingboing.net - Tarek Loubani is a Palestinian-Canadian doctor who works with the Glia Project, a group that creates open-source designs for 3D-printable medical hardware. Their goal is to let local populations manu…
TECHNOLOGY
Elon Musk announces "Spaceballs"-themed super-fast Tesla mode

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futurism.com - What’s faster than Ludicrous Mode on a Tesla? “Going Plaid,” according to CEO Elon Musk — a reference to the 1987 sci-fi comedy “Spaceballs.” The only thing beyond Ludicrous is Plaid — Elon Musk (@el…
WORLD
NSA: the US is vulnerable to cyberattacks, hypersonic missiles

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futurism.com - Right now, the U.S. government is ill-equipped to defend against high-tech means of warfare like cyberattacks or hypersonic missiles. Meanwhile, artificial intelligence, drones, and other emerging te…
SCIENCE
Mystery black hole appears to have hurled a star across the Milky Way

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www.newsweek.com - A mysterious black hole—that has yet to be discovered—in one of our galaxy's spiral arms appears to have hurled a star across the Milky Way, an international team of astronomers has said. The scienti…
TECHNOLOGY
Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears

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www.engadget.com - Ren went on to claim the license would give the buyer the freedom to modify Huawei's source code, so as to address any possible spying concerns. The potential cybersecurity threat Huawei presents to …
SCIENCE
The Strangest Phenomena in the Cosmos? --"Dark Energy Objects" | The Daily Galaxy

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dailygalaxy.com - In 1966, Erast Gliner, a young physicist at the Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute in Leningrad, proposed a hypothesis that very large stars should collapse into what could now be called Generic Objec…
TECHNOLOGY
Chinese Wey's Forward Is With The S And X Crossover Concepts | Carscoops

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www.carscoops.com - Chinese automakers had a limited presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but that didn’t stop Wey from unveiling the S and X concepts. Starting with the Wey-S concept, the model is an electric crossove…
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
Whoopi Goldberg and Alexander Skarsgård Are Joining 'The Stand'

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www.wired.com - Hello, and welcome to a spankin' new edition of The Monitor, WIRED's culture news roundup. What's the new news today? For starters, CBS All Access' adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand is rounding …
SCIENCE
How do brains tune in to one neural signal out of billions?

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theconversation.com - The human brain sends hundreds of billions of neural signals each second. It’s an extraordinarily complex feat. A healthy brain must establish an enormous number of correct connections and ensure tha…
BUSINESS
How To Retire In 10 Years With Just $100K (And Earn $2,700 Every Month)

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www.forbes.com - Today I’m going to show you how one savvy buy can help you turn $100K into a $500,000 windfall. Plus, you’ll “automatically” build yourself a tidy monthly income stream—I’m talking $2,700+ here—witho…
SCIENCE
Isaac Asimov Predicts the Future of Civilization–and Recommends Ways to Ensure That It Survives (1978)

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www.openculture.com - When we talk about what could put an end to civilization today, we usually talk about climate change. The frightening scientific research behind that phenomenon has, apart from providing a seemingly …
SCIENCE
Scientists are racing to reengineer the banana before it’s gone forever

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www.fastcompany.com - The banana, as we know it, is in trouble. In August, lab tests in Colombia confirmed that a fungus that destroyed some banana plantations in countries like the Philippines and India had arrived in La…
TECHNOLOGY
Google One subscription now offers automatic backup

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androidcommunity.com - While you can already backup most of your data from your Android smartphone, Google is offering you something better if you’re a Google One subscriber: automatic and full backup. This way you will be…
TECHNOLOGY
Motorola One Macro aka Moto G8 Play details, images made known

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androidcommunity.com - Motorola seems to be definitely pushing the Motorola One series. Just last week, the Motorola One Zoom was announced with a 48MP quad-camera system after several weeks of rumors, speculations, and le…
TECHNOLOGY
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 ready for Android 9 Pie OS update

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 may be an old thing but it can still get a taste of the Android Pie. The tablet was officially launched back in 2017 so it’s more than two years old now. It has since been u…
TECHNOLOGY
Google Home app update lets you call smart displays

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androidcommunity.com - There is no announcement from Google, at least, nothing major but the Google Home app has received an important change. A new button is found on the app that allows users to call their smart display.…
TECHNOLOGY
Google Photos update brings back memories, better sharing

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been using Google Photos for some years now, then you probably have hundreds or thousands of photos uploaded and stored there. It would be nice to remember some moments every once in a whil…
TECHNOLOGY
Casio Pro Trek PRT-B50 debuts with Smartphone Link features

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androidcommunity.com - Casio is always busy with new watches. We’ll never keep track of all the lines and models but for us here in the tech community, we only care about smartwatches or watches that look tough and rugged …
TECHNOLOGY
More Pixel 4 series images, information surface before launch

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androidcommunity.com - We’re getting closer to D-Day. Tech giant Google is set to introduce the new Pixel 4 series especially because more leaks are surfacing online. The Coral Google Pixel 4 was sighted in action earlier …
TECHNOLOGY
Fairphone 3 Teardown: It’s a real modular phone

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androidcommunity.com - Fairphone has got a fair share of coverage here. It announced the Fairphone 3 last month as another sustainable modular phone. We’re interested as to how the phone components were laid out inside. Th…
BUSINESS
Custora Innovates with Customer Intelligence Platform

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loyalty360.org - As we’ve seen in the 2019 Loyalty Landscape Report, today’s marketers rarely encounter difficulty in acquiring data, but a majority of them face a challenge in finding insight and acting on their dat…
BUSINESS
Britain won't run out of toilet paper but fruit could be in short supply after Brexit - Reuters

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www.reuters.com - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is unlikely to run out of essentials like toilet paper in the event of a no-deal Brexit but some fresh fruit and vegetables could be in short supply and prices might rise, …
WORLD
CNN's Psychotic 9/11 Take: White Right-Wingers Are the Real Terrorists

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The Morning Briefing: The New York Times Is Satan Edition

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pjmedia.com - There are many these days who refer to the press in America as the enemy of the people. I've resisted getting on board with that but they're doing a better job every day of bringing me around to that…
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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Interior Designer Is Being Sued For Working On Frogmore Cottage

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graziadaily.co.uk - Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interior designer, who worked on the renovation of Frogmore Cottage, is being sued by another client – according to documents obtained by People. Andrea Olshan is sui…
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Lawmaker Threatens to Give the Next Attack Plane to the Army

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www.defenseone.com - Frustrated by the U.S. Air Force’s slow fielding of propeller-driven attack planes to support ground troops, one lawmaker raised the possibility of putting the project under Army control. “My frustra…
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Best London Markets for Furniture

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www.ldnfashion.com - You’ll see a huge range of people browsing London’s best markets for furniture. From 20-somethings trying to kit out their first flat on a starter salary without stepping foot in Ikea, to millionaire…
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Napapijri designs 100% recyclable jacket

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www.ldnfashion.com - Napapijri has announced the launch of an innovative new jacket, the Skidoo Infinity, created from ECONYL® recycled material and completely recyclable. ECONYL® is created from old fishing nets and oth…
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9 Ways You Can Influence Without Instagram Followers – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - Do you need a lot of Instagram followers to be an influencer? That’s a question I see often from travelers interested in turning their wanderlust into a career or side hustle. And lately it does seem…
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Chicken Enchilada Bake – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - This chicken enchilada bake is my new go-to for any occasion that needs a casserole. Or simply when I’m in the mood for something hearty and spicy, but don’t want to make chili. It’s a lot like regul…
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09-12-2019 - [X&Y] 6 1/2 Weird Things That Happen When You're Out With A Sexy Woman

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archive.aweber.com - ===== WHAT'S INSIDE: Most of us are pretty much regular guys, when you get right down to it. So how do we know when we've truly "raised the bar" when it comes to the women in our lives? Here are some…
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Scientists Find Water Vapor on the Most Habitable Exoplanet Yet

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www.wired.com - “This is data that we acquired and in some ways we had done all the work," Benneke says. "The UCL team decided to just take our data and write their own publication of this. It's not illegal or anyth…
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Italian Wine Demand Outstripping Supply — Wine-Searcher

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apple.news - While France still rules the roost when it comes to what people look for on Wine-Searcher, the big winner in terms of interest is Italy – but retailers aren't keeping up with the changes in demand. A…
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Western Media Portrays Hong Kong Hooligans as Heroes. But Are They? - Global Research

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www.globalresearch.ca - On Sunday, huge US flags were waving in the air. A massive demonstration, consisting of mainly young people, was moving up from the old British-built downtown area of the city towards the US Consulat…
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NYFW: Billy Porter, Paris Hilton and Other Surprises of The Blonds' 'Moulin Rouge'-Themed Event

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www.hollywoodreporter.com - Runways, it seems, are so last season. Exclusive venues have become the talk of New York Fashion Week, from the Wall Street bank that Ralph Lauren converted into an Art Deco nightclub for one evening…
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Online loans up to $5,000

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maximusmoney.com - Annual Percentage Rate (APR) represents the annualized interest rate that you are charged for borrowing. It is the combination of the nominal interest rate and some additional costs such as fees invo…
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'Death by China' economist ascendant as Trump pushes tariffs, hits China - Reuters

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www.reuters.com - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An economist who believes that Chinese goods are literally poisoning Americans, advocates ending Washington’s “One China” policy and says trade deals have weakened the United S…
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The Bahamas needs your tourist dollars: Here's where you can still visit

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www.cnn.com - Dean's Blue Hole is a popular attraction in the Bahamas -- and it escaped the wrath of Hurricane Dorian. (Greg Johnston/Getty Images) (CNN) — After Hurricane Dorian tore a path of destruction through…
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An Agency Workflow for Google My Business Dead Ends

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moz.com - There are times when your digital marketing agency will find itself serving a local business with a need for which Google has made no apparent provisions. Unavailable categories for unusual businesse…
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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is released from prison

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www.dailymail.co.uk - Jersey Shore's Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino has been released from prison after serving eight months for tax evasion. The reality star walked free from the Otisville Federal Correctional Instituti…
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Is it safe to travel to Iran? Latest travel advice after British citizen Jolie King held in Tehran prison

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inews.co.uk - An Australian couple detained in Iran have been named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin on social media, after reportedly being arrested 10 weeks ago near Tehran. Pouria Zeraati, editor of the Persian-la…
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