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Did Japan’s first lady pretend she couldn’t speak English to avoid talking to Trump?

Raw Story 07/20/17 09:18

The wife of Japan’s prime minister may have pretended not to understand English in order to avoid speaking with President Donald Trump at a G20 Summit dinner where Trump left his seat to speak p...

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GOPer confirms Trump’s ignorance after health care meet: ‘I don’t think it’s important for him to understand’

Raw Story 07/20/17 09:23

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) confirmed on Thursday that President Donald Trump does not understand the Senate’s health care bill. MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson noted during an interview with Cassidy ...

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Bluetooth steps up fight against Wi-Fi by adding Mesh Networking

Digital Journal 07/20/17 09:18

Bluetooth SIG, the organisation behind the Bluetooth standard, has announced the technology now supports mesh networking. The system enables large-scale networks of devices to be set up, letting Bluet...

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No laptop ban as US says all airlines have raised security

Digital Journal 07/20/17 09:20

All 180 airlines serving the United States have taken the security steps needed to avoid being forced to implement inflight bans on laptop computers, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday....

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LIDAR has become the technology of choice for offshore wind

Digital Journal 07/20/17 09:25

LiDAR (light detection and ranging) has become the technology of choice for offshore wind projects, in turn, saving millions of dollars, thanks to innovative developers, manufacturers, and the Carbon ...

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Layoffs begin at Carrier plant where Trump promised to save jobs

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 07:40

More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew

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Elon Musk Says He Just Received Government Approval to Dig an East Coast Hyperloop Tunnel

Inc. 07/20/17 09:20

There are no guarantees that a handshake deal on such an expensive endeavor will pan out.

Tags: elon musk, boring, hyperloop, tunnel, east coast, nyc, philadelphia, baltimore, washington, dc, boring company
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Psychedelic drugs could tackle depression in a way that antidepressants can't

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:16

"Psychedelic therapy is about using the drugs to dig down and get to the heart of the problems driving longterm mental illness," said psychiatrist Ben Sessa.

Tags: health, psychedelics, drugs, psilocybin, magic mushrooms, mdma, psychiatry, neuroscience, brain, psychology, depression, mental illness, erin brodwin
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Trump gave a bizarre comment to the New York Times about healthcare in America

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:23

Donald Trump said that a 21 year old pays $12 a year for health insurance, which is roughly a third of the monthly payment for the cheapest Obamacare plan.

Tags: donald trump, better care reconciliation act, healthcare, obamacare, obamacare repeal, bob bryan
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Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing her

SFGate 07/20/17 09:17

ATLANTA (AP) - Everyone was asleep when Isabel Martinez began stabbing her children and then fatally stabbed her husband as he tried seek help, her daughter told a child welfare caseworker. A report ...

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What time is O.J.’s parole hearing?

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 09:18

O.J. Simpson goes before a parole board in Nevada, hoping to regain his freedom after serving eight years for an armed-robbery conviction

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Is Darrell Issa a converted moderate? Don't believe it — yet.

LA Times 07/20/17 09:10

If Rep. Issa wants us to believe he's no longer a highly partisan Republican, he needs to explain all his pointless investigations of the Obama administration.

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Abraham Lincoln, who spoke calmly but acted decisively, was the anti-Trump

LA Times 07/20/17 09:20

What would Lincoln have thought of Trump? We can never know, but we can compare the two presidents' speaking styles.

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Black judge removes Mississippi flag with Confederate emblem from court

CNN.com 07/20/17 09:02

Carlos Moore made history this week when he took to the bench as the first African-American municipal judge in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Then he made a ruckus.
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The 11 Most Bonkers Moments from Trump's Wide-Ranging Interview with the New York Times

Alternet 07/20/17 08:23

Answers to key questions point to one conclusion: this president is not all there. Donald Trump sat down with New York Times reporters Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman and Michael S. Schmidt for a long an...

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Donald Trump's Staff Warned Him Not To Meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin At G20: Report

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:49

The national security adviser also counseled against the May Oval Office sit-down with Russian diplomats, Associated Press reported.

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More People Would Still Vote For Trump Again Instead of Clinton

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:52

Nearly one in eight Trump voters would want to change their ballots in the 2016 election.

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U.S. Missile Needed In Face of Russia Fears, Says Lithuania

Newsweek 07/20/17 09:00

Poland has already agreed to purchase the system, while Sweden will be next to experience it first hand in a joint drill with U.S.

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‘Find someone not connected to Russia!’: The View loses it after Trump whines about Sessions’ recusal

Raw Story 07/20/17 09:11

The hosts of “The View” on Thursday slammed Donald Trump for complaining that his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, recused himself from the Department of Justice’s Russia probe, with Joy Behar arguing...

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Emanuel names former transportation official as deputy mayor

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 08:10

Mayor Rahm Emanuel names new deputy mayor, a former federal transportation official who has been working on the mayor's O'Hare train line project.

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City expected to pay $500,000 to settle Taser lawsuit against Chicago cop

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 09:06

City expected to pay $500,000 to settle Taser lawsuit against Chicago cop

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Silicon Valley's Latest Scandals Show that This 1 Thing Still Matters

Inc. 07/20/17 09:00

We tend to revere innovation, vision, and grit in our business leaders. But something else matters much more.

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4 Things to Do When Making the Jump From Corporate to Entrepreneur

Inc. 07/20/17 08:50

Corporate careers can be very different from being an entrepreneur--do these things to help smooth the transition.

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3 Ways to Stop Someone Who Is Hijacking Your Meeting

Inc. 07/20/17 09:01

No leader likes having their power usurped during a meeting. Heres how to prevent this from happening.

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Enhanced Security Screening for Electronics in Effect for U.S.-Bound International Flights

Inc. 07/20/17 09:01

Last month, the Homeland Security Department told airlines to step up security for international flights.

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What Does Today's Workspace Look Like?

Inc. 07/20/17 09:13

How and where do busy entrepreneurs work best? We share examples from EOs members.

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Bombardier wins dismissal of Comerica aircraft payments lawsuit

Reuters 07/20/17 09:03

Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) has won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit in which Comerica Inc (CMA.N) sought millions of dollars after the Canadian aircraft maker was unable to find buyers for four planes wh...

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Save $10 on your first Prime Now order — and more of today's best deals from around the web

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:05

Since you dont have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one convenient place.

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McDonald's suburban hometown is worried because the company is abandoning them for Chicago

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:06

McDonalds is moving its Oak Brook, Illinois headquarters downtown. Some employees and residents worry how it will affect the suburb.

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Chipotle is falling after it confirms norovirus is behind the recent illness outbreak (CMG)

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:07

Chipotle is down 2.40% on Thursday after health officials confirmed that Norovirus was behind the rash of sickness reported by people who ate at one if its restaurants.

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15 people who absolutely hated the movies made about their lives

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:12

With movies like "The Social Network" portraying Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg in an unflattering way, the biopic genre often doesnt please its subjects.

Tags: features, movies, contributors, screen rant, mark zuckerberg, the social network, biopic, chris hodges
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Subway restaurants are getting a major redesign — here's a look inside

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:13

Subway restaurants are getting a complete redesign and some locations will have new menu options.

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When McCain ran against Obama, he went out of his way to defend him as a 'decent person'

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:15

During the 2008 presidential election, John McCain defended Obama against his own supporters at a campaign rally.

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Watch Tiffany Haddish Recount Swamp Tour With Will and Jada Pinkett Smith

Rolling Stone 07/20/17 09:14

Girls Trip star told a hilarious story about buying Groupons for a swamp tour in New Orleans with Will and Jada Pinkett Smith.

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British secretary of state still mulling Fox's $15-billion bid for Sky

LA Times 07/20/17 09:05

Karen Bradley said in a letter to Parliament that she was still inclined to have Fox's Sky deal undergo a more rigorous review.

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Will a bigger L.A. County Board of Supervisors mean more bosses and bureaucracy?

LA Times 07/20/17 09:10

The board should expand only if the supervisors cede their executive functions and act only as legislators.

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Sen. John McCain: 'I'll be back soon'

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:57

The day after doctors announced he had aggressive brain cancer, Sen. John McCain said he planned to be back with his fellow lawmakers soon.

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McCain tweets his thanks for support, says he'll 'be back soon'

CNN.com 07/20/17 09:10

Sen. John McCain tweeted his thanks to his supporters Thursday morning following news of his cancer diagnosis.
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Cops will love Ford’s F-150 Police Responder pickup - Roadshow

CNET 07/20/17 08:26

First police pursuit-rated truck gives the boys in blue a leg-up off-road and more space.

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PayPal joins Chase and Citi to expand your mobile wallet - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 08:59

PayPals two new bank partnerships will help bring the online payment service to more stores, while making it easier for Chase and Citi customers to make online purchases.

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Largest dark web market closed in massive government takedown - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 08:48

Adios, Alphabay. US and European law enforcement agencies have slammed shut a booming online trade in drugs, weapons and stolen identities.

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2020 Ford Bronco rumored to be a Wrangler-fighting hybrid - Roadshow

CNET 07/20/17 08:50

This thing is all over the map, but thankfully, theres still plenty of time before production.

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Adventures in 3D-printing a 'Blade Runner'/'Twin Peaks' lamp - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 09:00

A helpful "Twin Peaks" fan and a 3D-printing specialist play into a fans quest to obtain a replica Saturn lamp seen in both "Twin Peaks" and "Blade Runner."

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Death in Jerusalem Is a Price Not Worth Paying For Holy Site

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:45

Palestinian leader are using the holy site as a propaganda tool.

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Sean Spicer Wants You to Pray for Him

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:46

The White House press secretary also discussed the lack of on camera press briefings of late.

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Air France launches 'boutique' airline for millennials

Digital Journal 07/20/17 09:04

On Thursday, Air France launched Europes newest airline, Joon. The newest offshoot of the 84-year-old company is aimed at younger clientele aged 18 to 35.

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1 Photo You Won't Be Able to Un-See (And What It Says About Hard Work)

Inc. 07/20/17 07:48

The leg photo that went viral... and what it means to you.

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This Steve Jobs' 5 Second Strategy Is A Master Class In Leadership

Inc. 07/20/17 08:52

One of the simplest and most powerful things you can do as a leader takes almost no time at all.

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UAW head believes U.S. Nissan workers would vote for union now

Reuters 07/20/17 08:52

United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that if Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) workers at the automakers plant in Canton, Mississippi voted now,...

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15 high-paying jobs that everyone wants but hardly anyone gets

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:54

Some high-paying jobs are more competitive than others.

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Air France just launched a 'boutique' airline for millennials — here's everything we know

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:54

Joon is a new airline for Millennials launched by Air France.

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Wall Street is questioning if Home Depot is Amazon-proof (HD, AMZN, LOW)

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:56

Home Depot shares fell following news that Amazon plans to spread its reach into appliance retailing.

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Elon Musk says he got government approval for an underground Hyperloop — here’s the footage of the first major Hyperloop test

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:59

This is the technology that could soon be running underground from New York to DC.

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What you need to know in advertising today

Business Insider 07/20/17 09:00

Publicis and Omnicoms second quarter earnings and everything else you need to know in advertising today.

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Moon Dust Bag, Accidentally In Private Hands, To Be Auctioned Off Today

NPR 07/20/17 09:02

NASA lost track of a bag that was used to carry samples during the first Moon landing. A woman in Illinois bought the artifact for less than $1000; now, its expected to sell for at least $2 million.

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Police blotter: Drone crashes, then is stolen

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 09:00

Today's local police reports include a drone that crashes and was stolen before the owner could recover it.

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Kamala Harris, Rand Paul introduce bail reform bill

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 09:00

Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a bipartisan bill Thursday aiming to prod states to reform their bail systems, in an attempt to move forward with criminal justice reform as Congress is caught in partisa...

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University of Southern California addresses drug allegations against ex-dean

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 09:03

The president of the University of Southern California says officials will "examine and address" a newspaper report that the recently resigned dean of the medical school abused drugs and associated wi...

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Cartoons: Best of Donald Trump’s first six months in office

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 09:05

The many cartoons -- Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Melania Trump, Jared Kushner, Michael Flynn, Vladimir Putin and a bunch of Twitter posts.

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The Getty just announced its most important drawings acquisition in 20 years—and adds a 'Surprise'

LA Times 07/20/17 09:07

In a major coup, the J. Paul Getty Museum is adding 16 extraordinary Old Master and 19th century to its collection, plus Jean-Antoine Watteau's "The Surprise," which had gone missing fo...

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Six African teens reported missing while visiting US for robotics competition

CNN.com 07/20/17 08:48

Police are searching for six teens who were visiting Washington for an international robotics competition and have been reported missing.
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Woman busted with 75 pounds of liquid meth

CNN.com 07/20/17 03:17

A Texas woman faces federal drug trafficking charges after police seized 75 pounds of liquid crystal methamphetamine worth $2 million inside her vehicle, according to the Austin Police Department. ...
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Here are the parole board members deciding O.J.'s fate

CNN.com 07/19/17 17:14

At least four people will determine Thursday whether OJ Simpson will soon be released from prison.
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North Korea, the Land of Kim Jong Un and Nuclear Missiles, Wants You to Come Surf There

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:27

A month since the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier, who had suffered brain damage while under arrest in North Korea, the country shows the world what it has to offer, besides imprisonment.

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Trump vs. Obama: Golf Course Outings Piling Up Six Months Into Donald's Presidency

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:28

Trump once tweeted he couldn't believe a president would golf "with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S." A lot has changed since then.

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Are American Muslims Patriotic? Why Don’t They Assimilate?

Newsweek 07/20/17 08:40

Critics demand American Muslims renounce terrorism and integrate but ignore American Muslims who have done just that.

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WATCH LIVE: O.J. Simpson appears before Nevada’s parole board

Raw Story 07/20/17 08:54

O.J. Simpson stands a good chance of winning release from prison in October when he appears before Nevada’s parole board this week, legal experts said, after serving nine years for a botched att...

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Apple co-founder: iPhone deserves 'high in the extreme' price tag

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:48

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has admitted that the iPhone is priced "high in the extreme" but said he believes it represents Apples commitment to quality. His comments come as anticipation...

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Your Feedback Is Only Making Things Worse. Here's When to Avoid Giving It

Inc. 07/20/17 08:39

Performance feedback helps, unless it makes things worse. Here are five times to skip giving feedback until you have a smarter strategy.

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Study Says That Startups With Unique Names Do Better With Investors in the Beginning

Inc. 07/20/17 08:38

The study also found that easily pronounceable names fare better all around.

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Fans of Sephora, Boxed, BP, and Snap Kitchen can't get enough of their mobile apps — here's why

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:45

These companies understand that your business app has to be simple, beautiful, and drive sales. [sponsor content]

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Trump says he talked about adoptions with Putin in second meeting at G20

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:48

President Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that he talked with President Vladimir Putin about adoption policy during a previously undisclosed conversation.

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Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump's business dealings — here's what he's looking at

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:53

Special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his investigation to look at President Donald Trumps business dealings.

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Dubai police install giant smiley face on station roof in bid to promote 'happy vibes'

The Washington Post 07/20/17 08:57

The yellow face will soon be installed at other police stations and government buildings.

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Police: Northern California man knifed, barbecued family’s pet turtle

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 08:54

Police say a Northern California man has been arrested after stabbing and barbecuing a family's pet turtle.

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Tom Steyer rebrands his political group for anti-Trump mission

LA Times 07/20/17 08:43

Tom Steyer, a major donor to Democratic causes and a potential candidate for California governor, has long signaled his political ambit...

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Six images tell story of Mosul's destruction

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:46

Before and after images show how months of fighting have reduced historic Old City in western Mosul to rubble.

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Brothers, ages 5 and 2, drive mom’s car 3 miles before crashing

USATODAY 07/20/17 07:36

One operated the pedals. The other took the wheel.

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Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth tied for lead at British Open

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:23

Jordan Spieth took a three-week break before heading to Royal Birkdale.

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‘Don’t rob yourself of your future’: Conservatives try to scare 12-year-old rape victim into giving birth

Raw Story 07/20/17 08:45

A former Alabama court official and a pregnancy counselor blasted a state court ruling that allowed a 12-year-old girl to have an abortion without parental consent after an adult relative raped her. W...

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US, European police say 'dark web' markets shut down

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:40

US and European police on Thursday announced the shutdown of two huge "dark web" marketplaces that allowed the anonymous online trade of drugs, hacking software and guns.

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5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 08:47

What events and festivals to attend around Chicago this weekend.

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How Your Instinct of What to Do When an Employee Brings You a Problem Hurts Your Company

Inc. 07/20/17 08:30

As a business leader youre hardwired to handle employee challenges the wrong way. Heres a much better way to handle things that empowers and grows your team members...

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Samsung Releases Voice Assistant in U.S.

Inc. 07/20/17 08:25

The tech giant pushed back the Bixby English release by a couple of months.

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Congratulations! You Just Agreed to Clean Toilets For a Day

Inc. 07/20/17 08:38

And 22,000 people unwittingly did the same. Why?

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How much you'd have if you saved $1 a day for the rest of your life

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:37

If you put $1 away in a non-interest bearing account, money market account with 1% interest, or an ETF, your savings can actually add up.

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Chipotle confirms norovirus is behind customer illnesses in Virginia (CMG)

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:39

Customers reported symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, severe stomach pain, dehydration, and nausea.

Tags: retail, chipotle, illness, e. coli, norovirus, arts & culture, hayley peterson
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A résumé writer shares 7 mistakes that make you look like you're trying too hard

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:40

If your résumé is meant to sell you to employers, then the question becomes: What kind of a salesman is it?

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'Death of the coffee house experience': Starbucks worker writes open letter about the 'vast disconnect' that's causing problems for the chain (SBUX)

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:40

A Starbucks worker says the chain needs to start listening to baristas if it wants to survive.

Tags: retail, starbucks, employees, baristas, kate taylor
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The Law Is Irrelevant to Donald Trump

Slate 07/20/17 08:33

This has never been clearer than in his latest New York Times interview.

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U.S. Ends Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East

NPR 07/20/17 08:35

The ban originally affected ten airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers. Meanwhile, the U.S. has issued additional security requirements affecting some 280 international airports.

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Actor Paul Nicholls stranded in the wild after fall in Thailand

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 08:44

The wound was starting to putrefy because it was under water for more than two days, the doctor said.

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Compromise and hardball politics earned Gov. Brown a big legislative win on climate change

LA Times 07/20/17 08:40

Compromise is how you make the system work. What California lawmakers did on the bipartisan cap-and-trade vote is in stark contrast with gridlock in D.C.

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Sen. John McCain tweets 'I'll be back soon, so stand-by!'

LA Times 07/20/17 08:41

Update on 'Sessions says he has no plans to resign despite Trump's criticism of him'

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Rare Wonder Woman comic books go up for auction - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 07:37

You can bid on three Wonder Woman comics on eBay to raise money for charity.

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Tour the International Space Station with Google Street View - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 08:01

This 360-degree tour makes it easy to feel like an astronaut. Just dont look if youre claustrophobic.

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Oculus execs: 'Don't hold your breath' for next-gen VR tech - CNET

CNET 07/20/17 08:00

The Facebook-owned VR label thinks slow and steady will win the race -- with a little help from Reddit.

Tags: wearable tech, sony, headphones, oculus vr, inc., virtual reality
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Oregon Republican wants cognitively impaired couple to keep kids despite family’s concerns

Raw Story 07/20/17 08:27

The state of Oregon has denied two parents in the town of Redmond custody of their young sons because of the couple’s profound intellectual limitations. According to an editorial at OregonLive.c...

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Microsoft Earnings: What to Watch

Wall Street Journal 07/20/17 04:00

Microsoft is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday

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IMF Board Set to Approve Greece's Latest Bailout

Wall Street Journal 07/20/17 07:19

The cap on debt in the International Monetary Fund's latest Greek bailout due to be approved later Thursday keeps pressure on Europe to deliver debt relief and prevents Athens from raising fresh cash ...

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Poland Presses Forward With Plan to Remake Judiciary

Wall Street Journal 07/20/17 08:16

Poland's lower chamber of parliament approve a bill that would allow the government to replace every judge on the supreme court, a move opposition politicians and European Union leaders warned undermi...

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Venezuelan Opposition Calls Strike

Wall Street Journal 07/20/17 08:02

The capital's streets were mostly deserted Thursday morning, as the opposition staged a 24-hour general strike in a last-ditch attempt to force President Nicolás Maduro to abandon plans to rewrite the...

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Two men found shot to death in SUV in Aurora

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 08:20

Police said they are investigating the shooting deaths of two men found early Thursday morning in an SUV in Aurora.

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How to Avoid Pulling an Audi and Insulting Half of the Biggest Country in the World

Inc. 07/20/17 08:23

Why do so many sophisticated companies make such foolish mistakes? Because theyre missing the basics.

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Deloitte has decided diversity groups for minority employees are a relic of the past

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:25

Deloitte US thinks that diversity groups focused on gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity are outdated.

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Trump wants troops to tell him how to win in Afghanistan — here are some suggestions

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:26

First, define "winning."

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Trump says 'ISIS is falling very fast' during remarks at the Pentagon

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:27

Trump vowed to quickly defeat IS.

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Jason Bateman says season 5 of 'Arrested Development' will be a murder mystery

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:28

Jason Bateman revealed that the central storyline for the new season of Arrested Development be solving the murder of Lucille Austero.

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Here's what would happen if you broke your arm in 7 countries around the world

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:31

Most developed nations have some form of universal healthcare. How its administered varies widely.

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Authorities just took down AlphaBay, an online black market 10 times bigger than Silk Road

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:33

"Critics will say as we shutter one site, another will emerge," authorities said after the takedown of AlphaBay, the biggest black market on the dark net.

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Publicis gets a boost from its U.S. performance this quarter while Omnicom gets dragged down (OMC)

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:34

Publicis Groupe and Omnicom group Inc. both kicked off earnings season for ad-holding companies today.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Meeting Tupac While Dealing Drugs

Rolling Stone 07/20/17 08:36

In a new interview, Jada Pinkett Smith revealed that she met Tupac when she was a drug dealer.

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Caltrain pitches tree-removal plan to Atherton City Council

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 08:28

The electrication project will install an overhead contact system the entire, 51-mile length of the Caltrain corridor, from San Francisco to San Jose's Tamien Station.

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‘American Idol’: Ryan Seacrest — who else? — will return as host

San Jose Mercury News 07/20/17 08:31

The do-it-all show biz personality will usher viewers through ABC's revival of the music competition

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Multilevel townhouse is in prime position in Westchester

LA Times 07/20/17 08:25

The multi-level townhouse in Westchester is listed for sale at $1.079 million.

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8 reasons — and recipes — why brown butter makes everything taste better

LA Times 07/20/17 08:30

A list for any occasion. Weve curated some of our best recipes to get you ready for everything from your next Thanksgiving to your next oceanside cookout.

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Brides left scrambling as dressmaker Alfred Angelo files bankruptcy

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:30

Alfred Angelo filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on July 14 -- shutting down Alfred Angelo stores and leaving independent bridal shops in the dark.

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Which 'Game of Thrones' characters do cast members love most?

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:20

Arya Stark, Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane and Theon Greyjoy received the most mentions in an informal survey of 'Game of Thrones' cast members.

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African robotics team disappears after U.S. competition

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:15

Two of Burundi teens who came to the USA for a robotics competition were seen crossing the border into Canada, police said

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India elects Ram Nath Kovind, a member of 'untouchable' class, as president

USATODAY 07/20/17 08:20

Kovind is the second member of the once shunned rank to take the office.

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Stephen Colbert Trolls Trump with a Pitch-Perfect Re-Election Slogan

Alternet 07/20/17 06:00

"Trump 2020-False, Malicious, and Absurd." While Republicans search for new ways to kick millions of Americans off their health insurance, the White House has been beseiged by revelations of...

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Qualcomm's profits plunge as Apple patent battle begins to bite

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:19

Processor manufacturer Qualcomm, the largest producer of the ARM-based chips used in smartphones, has announced a dramatic decline in its profit forecast. The company is being hit hard by an ongoing p...

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O.J. Simpson expected to be granted parole

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:20

Disgraced American football star O.J. Simpson -- who was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend, but jailed for armed robbery years later -- is expected to be granted his release Thursday a...

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US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:20

The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the compa...

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Cat Stevens channels Sufi poet for new folk album

Digital Journal 07/20/17 08:20

Cat Stevens has channeled the Sufi poet Yunus Emre for a song about divine love as he announced his latest album since his return to Western folk pop.

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Best Chicago happy hour deals: July 20-26

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 06:55

Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago.

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Republicans prove they have no clue how to govern

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 08:00

Republicans have exposed themselves as rank amateurs and incompetents who don't have a clue how to get important things done.

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Charges pending in shooting involving Chicago police dispatcher

Chicago Tribune 07/20/17 08:12

A 46-year-old Chicago Police dispatcher is still in custody after she shot an 18-year-old woman in a road rage incident Wednesday afternoon, police

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The CEO of Morgan Stanley took a shot at the startups shaking up investing (MS)

Business Insider 07/20/17 08:17

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman laid out a defense of its fleet of financial advisers during an earnings call Wednesday morning.

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