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NFL announces $100 million concussion initiative

CNN.com 09/14/16 15:23

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday an initiative intended to increase the safety of the game, specifically by preventing, diagnosing and treating head injuries. ...
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The causes and symptoms of CTE

CNN.com 02/03/16 06:56

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the causes and symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE.
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Insight into last hours of Hernandez's life

CNN.com 05/05/17 22:55

Correction officers found Aaron Hernandez amid a gruesome scene, with drawings on the wall and "John 3:16" markings written in a substance consistent with blood, an investigation found.
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Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction cleared after suicide

CNN.com 05/09/17 16:28

Aaron Hernandez died a convicted murderer, but in the eyes of the law, his conviction has been erased.
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Study: CTE in 99% of dead NFL players

CNN.com 07/26/17 00:36

CTE,was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has more.
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Hey Faith Hill you're 50 and fabulous!

USATODAY 09/19/17 22:55

Born Audrey Faith Perry, in 1967, recording artist Faith Hill turns 50 on Sept. 21, 2017. She was adopted as an infant by Ted and Edna Perry into their religious family and raised with their two biolo...

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How An Ex-Trump Aide’s Lobbying Firm Is Making Bank Off Of Trump’s Mideast Diplomacy

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 23:30

The Gulf nation of Qatar is trying to win Trump's support in a major diplomatic dispute, but lobbyists with the president's ear don't come cheap.

Tags: donald trump, saudi arabia, middle east, corey lewandowski, qatar
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Why is health care in the US so expensive?

CNN.com 09/20/17 18:42

As Congress debates a new health care bill, Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks: Why is health care in the United States so expensive in the first place?
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Famed ‘Despacito’ Neighborhood Destroyed by Hurricane Maria as Puerto Rico Struggles in the Dark

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 23:10

The wind screamed and tore at houses across the island, the power grid shut down everywhere, and then came the floods.

Tags: puerto rico, hurricane maria
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Land Rover Discovery cares not for tow ratings, pulls 121-ton road train - Roadshow

CNET 09/20/17 10:29

Thats bound to void the warranty.

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Why North Korean sanctions have failed

CNN.com 09/19/17 19:21

For years, sanctions imposed by the United States and the UN have failed to stop North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. Why have sanctions on North Korea failed so spectacularly? What sancti...
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University of New Hampshire Alpha Phi Sorority Girls Filmed Singing the N-Word

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 22:26

The students were singing along to ‘Gold Digger' by Kanye West.

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Scott Walker’s Big Promises to Foxconn Factory Might Be Illegal: Experts

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 22:15

The Wisconsin governor lured Foxconn to his state with $3 billion and a vow to make it hard to sue the Taiwanese company-which, experts say, may be illegal.

Tags: wisconsin, taiwan, scott walker, foxconn
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GOP Senators to Sick Americans: Drop Dead

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 22:20

Republicans in Congress are pushing a bill that literally no one wants. Because their own health care coverage is gonna be fine.

Tags: health care, congress, aca, obamacare, lindsey graham, rep. bill cassidy
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Fox Host Brian Kilmeade’s Response to Jimmy Kimmel Is Just Sad

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 21:34

The "Fox & Friends" host seemed genuinely devastated by Kimmel's attacks on his character and size.

Tags: fox news, jimmy kimmel, obamacare, brian kilmeade, rep. bill cassidy
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This is Mexico City before the quake and after

CNN.com 09/20/17 12:26

Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude quake has killed at least 225 people in central Mexico and turned dozens of buildings into dust and debris. The temblor rattled the country's capital, Mexico City, and came exa...
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Oh Thank God. The Summer of Hell Is Finally Over.

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 21:07

This season was one for the books-and not in a good way.

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Hundreds of Islamic State Supporters Could Be Giving Away Their Location on Instagram

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 21:00

Supporters of the so-called Islamic State make extensive use of social media to spread propaganda and connect, but that is also working against them.

Tags: social media, isis, gps, instagram
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Mysterious sailboat runs aground on Florida beach after Irma

USATODAY 09/20/17 19:43

The Cuki: Was she driven out into the ocean by Hurricane Irma? Were any people on board? And what happened to the mannequin passengers?

Tags: hurricane irma, sailboat, beach, aground, irma, storm, boat
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McLaren creates new hypercar concept just for Gran Turismo Sport - Roadshow

CNET 09/20/17 07:57

McLarens new concept could very well preview parts of its next production hypercar.

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Dear John McCain: Your Health Care Vote Could Kill More Americans Than the Vietnam War

Alternet 09/20/17 13:31

The Arizona senator's legacy is on the line with his Cassidy-Graham vote. Dear John McCain,  John, I lost my mom to the same aggressive disease you are facing, so we both know there is not much t...

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Britain’s ‘Clown’ Prince of Failed Coups Is at It Again

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 19:09

As he joins PM Theresa May in Florence to outline Brexit, Boris Johnson's tragi-comic scheming for power illustrates the limits of Machiavelli's influence.

Tags: european union, britain, theresa may, boris johnson, brexit, machiavelli
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10 things to know for today

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1.

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A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out

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Investigators: Propane gas in NH house caused explosion, 1 dead

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

NEW BOSTON, N.H.

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DiCaprio: Trump Will Be ‘Vilified’ by History for Inaction on Climate Change

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 18:02

The ‘Titanic' star lifted the lid on his private meeting with Trump before he became president.

Tags: climate change, leonardo dicaprio
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Anderson Cooper Roasts Trump for Repeatedly Mentioning Nonexistent Country at U.N.

Alternet 09/20/17 20:05

You've never heard of "Nambia"? CNN host Anderson Cooper resurrected the snarky "Ridiculist" segment on Wednesday to mock President Donald Trump for talking about a country th...

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Seth Meyers Calls Out ‘Putin’s Favorite Congressman,’ Republican Dana Rohrabacher

Alternet 09/20/17 21:31

Wait until you hear the touch football story. NBC host Seth Meyers used his Late Night "The Check In" segment on Wednesday to discuss Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who Meyers pointed out ear...

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What would happen to Kimmel's son if GOP health care bill passes

CNN.com 09/20/17 15:50

It was frightening news that every parent dreads: Hours after the birth of their son, Jimmy Kimmel and his wife were informed by doctors that Billy had a complex heart condition and would need immedia...
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Parents' relationship goes to the puppy

Chicago Tribune 09/21/17 00:00

Parents' relationship goes to the puppy

Tags: ask amy, amy dickinson, getting a dog advice, marriage advice
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How to Lure Online Shoppers to the Mall? Ski Slopes, Aquariums, Spas

Wall Street Journal 09/20/17 06:39

As the West grapples with a decline in brick-and-mortar retail, Dubai's mega malls are becoming entertainment destinations for the whole family.

Tags: dubai, e-commerce, entertainment, mall, online, real estate, retail, shopping, skiing, stores, united arab emirates, corporate, industrial news, wholesale, mixed retailing, shopping malls, superstores
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October kicks off the financial aid application season

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 20:30

Forget the goblins of Halloween or even the fact that many of the big stock market crashes occur during the month of October. Now there is another reason to

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This Guy Came to the U.S. From Germany to Sell Cars. Then Tesla Came Along

Inc. 08/16/17 02:00

AutomotiveMastermind builds marketing software for automakers and car dealerships--helping them to increase sales, it claims, by as much as 30 percent.

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Some Toys 'R' Us Debt Takes Hit From Bankruptcy Filing

Wall Street Journal 09/20/17 18:13

Toys "R" Us Inc.'s bankruptcy filing has sparked a rout in some of the company's debt, as investors grapple with the fallout from the unexpected move.

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Clapper: Investigation seems to be deepening

CNN.com 09/20/17 20:29

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discusses new reports about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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May Promotes Paris Accord, Contrasting With Trump

Wall Street Journal 09/20/17 23:02

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, speaking at the United Nations, said the Paris climate agreement is a key part of promoting global security and prosperity, and the U.K. is committed to being a global...

Tags: donald trump, iran, paris climate agreement, syria, theresa may, un general assembly, united nations, european union, united nations general assembly, donald trump, theresa may, political, general news, national, public security, crime, legal action, armed forces, international relations, natural environment, environmental protection, politics, domestic politics, risk news, military action, war crimes, weapons programs
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'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 21:46

GOP establishment waged a behind-the-scenes campaign to convince Trump that he could carry Luther Strange to a Senate runoff victory in Alabama.

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Google acquires HTC team in $1.1 billion agreement to beef up hardware division (GOOG, GOOGL)

Business Insider 09/20/17 19:48

The search giants move is part of its larger, renewed commitment in the hardware space.

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Natalie Portman's New Documentary About Farmed Animals Gets Standing Ovation at Telluride (Video)

Alternet 09/15/17 23:59

Portman gave up meat, dairy and eggs after reading the bestseller on which the film was based. Eating Animals, a new documentary narrated and produced by Academy Award-winner Natalie Portman, made it...

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Ken Burns' New Vietnam War Series Teaches a Flawed, Misleading Lesson

Alternet 09/19/17 10:14

The new film distorts what scholars, veterans and antiwar activists alike know about the war and its aftermath. When Karl Marlantes takes the screen during the new PBS film series The Vietnam War, he ...

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Turkey Is on the Brink of a Chaotic Battle for Territory, and ISIS Isn't the Main Threat This Time

Alternet 09/20/17 08:12

This isn't a battle for regime change. A senior Turkish military officer, sitting near the Turkey-Syria border, tells me that his troops are alert and ready for action. Commando units and heavy a...

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Listen: Clinicians Have a 'Duty to Warn' the World About Donald Trump's Mental Health Problems

Alternet 09/20/17 09:26

On the Chauncey DeVega Show podcast: ethical questions after hurricanes in Texas and Florida. The Chauncey DeVega Show is the official podcast of Salon.com politics writer Chauncey DeVega. The weekly...

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America Can't Quit Its Afghan War Addiction

Alternet 09/20/17 14:43

It's costing lives, not to mention billions in badly needed funds. Here we go again! Years after most Americans forgot about the longest warthis country ever fought, American soldiers are again ...

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South Dakota Republican Posts Meme Supporting Running Over Protesters

Alternet 09/20/17 11:56

S.D. Rep. Lynne DiSanto posted a meme of protesters being run over, saying it's "a movement we can all support." Another Republican state lawmaker has made headlines after she shared an image on ...

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Trump Just Proved, Yet Again, He's Got No Problem With Violence Against Women

Alternet 09/20/17 10:06

The unfunny jokes  and offensive tweets have dire consequences for women. Donald Trump retweeted an edited GIF Sunday morning that showed him hitting a golf ball at Hillary Clinton. The ball appears ...

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Takes Science Deniers to the Woodshed: 'Fringe Information Is Unraveling Our Democracy'

Alternet 09/20/17 12:01

The astrophysicist fears for America's future as a leader of the free world. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson warned this week that America's democracy is "unraveling" because "fringe" informa...

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Democrats' Unsolvable Media Problem

Alternet 09/20/17 08:40

Liberals are still all but helpless in the face of right-wing lies that mutate and evolve. As we learn more about how Russia used social media as part of its campaign to help elect Donald Trump, what ...

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Breitbart Logic: To Support the Trump Agenda, You Have to Oppose Trump

Alternet 09/20/17 07:30

Steve Bannon tells the true believers when not to believe the president. President Trump's mental incoherence has a clinical character and Dr. Stephen Bannon has just the cure: "Pay no attention to th...

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Congress’ Gargantuan New Military Spending Bill Forks Over Unprecedented Sums to Israel and Ukraine

Alternet 09/20/17 07:50

Hundreds of millions for Israeli missiles and Ukrainian troops' medical care, at U.S. taxpayers' expense. Buried deep in the text of the mammoth National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is a gargan...

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Georgia Tech Student's Death Is Part of a Pattern of Recent Police Violence on College Campuses

Alternet 09/20/17 09:04

Campus police forces are less transparent than municipal agencies, but they can be just as dangerous. A student at Georgia Tech University was shot and killed Sunday by a campus police officer outside...

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Senate Republicans Aren't Just Aiming to Destroy Obamacare and Medicaid; They Want to Provide a Death Blow to Any Future Health Care Reform

Alternet 09/20/17 11:47

Senator Lindsey Graham says, "Hell no to Berniecare" as his bill takes aim. The Senate Republicans' latest anti-Obamacare bill has bigger goals than destroying the Affordable Care Act and di...

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China's Baidu launches $1.5 billion autonomous driving fund

Reuters 09/20/17 23:51

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed up its technical development and compete with ...

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110 Freeway shut down at Slauson Avenue after police pursuit ends in crash

LA Times 09/20/17 23:40

The 110 Freeway was shut down in both directions at Slauson Avenue late Wednesday after a police pursuit led to a crash and car fire.

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HBO Needs to Chill with the ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequels

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 23:45

Sure, only one of the five will probably make it to air. But this is getting excessive.

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Why is the U.S. Taking in One Thousand Refugees from Manus Island and Nauru?

Newsweek 09/20/17 23:26

President Donald Trump opposed the Obama-era deal but Australian Prime Minister ultimately convinced him to uphold it.

Tags: australia, malcolm turnbull, manus islands, nauru, donald trump, peter dutton, papua new guinea
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Jimmy Kimmel Is Mad As Hell, and He's Not Going to Take This Anymore

Newsweek 09/20/17 23:39

The TV host continued his criticism of the latest effort by congressional Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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'Thank Q': FedEx airlifts barbecue to Irma victims in Florida Keys

USATODAY 09/20/17 22:48

FedEx is airlifting tons of still-warm barbecue to hurricane victims in the Florida Keys in cooperation with charitable Operation BBQ Relief.

Tags: fedex, barbecue, operation bbq relief, florida keys, hurricane irma, hurricane harvey, memphis
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Iraq brings all of remaining IS territory under attack

Digital Journal 09/20/17 23:30

Iraq brought all of its territory still held by the Islamic State group under attack Thursday, announcing an assault on the second of two remaining jihadist enclaves.

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Dollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals Dec rate hike

Reuters 09/20/17 23:21

The U.S. dollar shone while Asian shares slipped on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a plan to start shrinking its balance sheet and signalled one more rate hike later this year.

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Philippine lawmakers do rights backflip after outcry

Digital Journal 09/20/17 23:20

Philippine President Rodrigo Dutertes congressional allies have restored the budget of the nations human rights commission following an outcry over their vote last week to slash its annual funding to ...

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Young Ducks prospects try to impress in first exhibition game

LA Times 09/20/17 23:00

Ducks fall in the first preseason game to the Arizona Coyotes.

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Three women lead police on long chase across Bay Area; officer seriously injured

LA Times 09/20/17 23:05

Three young women led law enforcement officers on a 72-mile car chase across the San Francisco Bay Area that left a police officer seriously injured.

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Angels again fall short against the red-hot Indians

LA Times 09/20/17 23:05

The Angels lose again to the Cleveland Indians and fail to gain ground on the Minnesota Twins in wild-card race.

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Stephen Colbert Fires Back at Trump’s ‘Factually Inaccurate’ Emmys Tweet

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 22:56

The President of the United States took time out of his busy schedule to criticize an awards ceremony (again), and the event's host, Stephen Colbert, retaliated on Wednesday night.

Tags: donald trump, twitter, president trump, stephen colbert, emmy awards, emmys, the late show
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'I WANT YOUR PAPERS': New York Daily News channels Uncle Sam in fiery front page on the Russia probe

Business Insider 09/20/17 22:59

The New York Daily News previewed its Thursday front page with commentary on special counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russias election meddling.

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Cal Pops brings alive the Big Band sounds of the 1930s and ’40s

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 22:48

It was interesting to note that many of the songs had originally been written and performed in the 1930s, but had been revived many times over by the likes of Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and other...

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Trump slashes at Obama's legacy, but risks his own

CNN.com 09/20/17 22:17

Republicans for years failed to gut the legacy of their nemesis Barack Obama: Now they can do so within a matter of days.
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Darci Lynne Farmer, 12, is the new champion of 'America's Got Talent'

USATODAY 09/20/17 22:26

The young singing ventriloquist was crowned the winner of season 12 Wednesday.

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First look at devastating hurricane damage on Dominica

CNN.com 09/20/17 20:08

CNN's Michael Holmes flies over the island of Dominica, which has been hit badly by Hurricane Maria.
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Yoan Moncada stays hot at the plate in White Sox's 4-3 loss to Astros

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 21:55

Jose Abreu said he "never had a doubt" White Sox rookie Yoan Moncada would find a groove like the one he continued Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

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What is at stake for Uber in U.S. bribery probe?

Reuters 09/20/17 22:13

A U.S. bribery investigation at ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will likely go on for a year or more and could lead to snowballing legal and compliance costs if lawyers find syste...

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Jimmy Kimmel Tears Into Everyone Who Came After Him for Speaking Out About Health Care, and It’s Glorious

Slate 09/20/17 22:19

Fatality.

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Apple wants you to get very excited about, oh, the App Store - CNET

CNET 09/20/17 21:40

Commentary: In a series of new ads, Apple wants you to believe that with iOS 11, the App Store will make your life better.

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Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany's AfD

Digital Journal 09/20/17 22:10

The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which rails against immigration and Islam, is set to become the countrys first hard-right nationalist party to clear the five-percent hurdle and enter parliament in ...

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Turkey mulls options, rallies support to oppose Kurdish state

Digital Journal 09/20/17 22:10

Turkey, which staunchly opposes Kurdish statehood, is far from alone in its rejection of an independence referendum in northern Iraq but it remains unclear whether this will translate into concrete ac...

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Seoul to resume aid to North Korea but doesn't set date

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 21:48

South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when.

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Avis, Hertz shares rise but remain in short-seller cross-hairs

Reuters 09/20/17 22:05

Shares of U.S. car-rental companies Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR.O) and Hertz Global Holdings Inc (HTZ.N) have driven out of the ditch in recent weeks, aided in part by storms that devastated the southe...

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Jimmy Kimmel blasts Fox News host Brian Kilmeade over healthcare criticism: Whenever I see him he 'kisses my ass like a little boy meeting Batman'

Business Insider 09/20/17 22:05

Jimmy Kimmel unleashed on "Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade over his coverage of the Republican healthcare bill.

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Independence movements in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan face the point of no return

The Washington Post 09/20/17 22:07

A similar dynamic is playing out in two regions separated by thousands of miles.

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‘MasterChef’ finale: And the winner is …

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 21:57

For their final challenge, the Top 3 contestants prepared an appetizer dish, an entrée and a dessert

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Woman who kidnapped three kids of slain half-sister gets 13 years in prison

LA Times 09/20/17 21:50

The 23-year-old woman pleaded no contest to three counts of kidnapping, crimes prosecutors said she committed with her boyfriend, who is awaiting trial in her half-sister's killing.

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Trump’s maniacal UN address has set America on a course with cataclysm

Raw Story 09/20/17 21:48

For a red-state campaign rally, President Trump’s speech to the United Nations was a stirring package of moralistic rhetoric, nationalistic posturing and self-righteous rage. For a meeting of internat...

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Jimmy Kimmel Destroys ‘Fox & Friends’ Host Brian Kilmeade: ‘I’ll Pound You When I See You’

The Daily Beast 09/20/17 21:46

The late-night host went off on his detractors over the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill, which sadly fails to pass Sen. Cassidy's "Jimmy Kimmel Test."

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation pitches in to support Salton Sea dust monitoring

USATODAY 09/20/17 17:30

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation will support an air monitoring network tracking dust around the shrinking Salton Sea.

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Former DNI Clapper: I ‘did not’ know of any FISA warrant against Manafort during my time in office

Raw Story 09/20/17 21:38

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Wednesday said he had no knowledge of a FISA warrant against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, despite new reports indicati...

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Paul Manafort hired to help promote controversial referendum in Iraq

Business Insider 09/20/17 21:11

People close to Manafort told The New York Times the former Trump campaign chairman is facing financial pressure defending himself in the Russia probe.

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Ford adds Microsoft HoloLens to development toolbox - Roadshow

CNET 09/20/17 21:01

Mix reality tech will improve global collaboration and cut development times.

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The spy who came in from the North

Digital Journal 09/20/17 21:30

Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok-Ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in solitary confinement. Now aged 90, the only thing he wants to do before he dies is go home -- to North Kor...

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Google buys big piece of HTC in $1.1B bet on devices

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 21:29

Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets.

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Macron says Iran nuclear deal no longer enough

Digital Journal 09/20/17 21:20

Frances President Emmanuel Macron declared Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal is no longer a sufficient safeguard against the growing power that Tehran wields in its region."We need the 2015 ac...

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Google inks $1.1 billion deal with HTC, maker of Pixel smartphones

USATODAY 09/20/17 21:14

HTC already makes hardware for Google's Pixel phones.

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Muslims caught in Austrian election crossfire

Digital Journal 09/20/17 21:00

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the Catholic majority country ahead of next months parliamentary election.

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New Zealand election too close to call

Digital Journal 09/20/17 21:00

New Zealanders go to the polls Saturday in a cliffhanger election that sees conservative Prime Minister Bill English battling a challenge from charismatic young rival Jacinda Ardern.

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Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugs

Digital Journal 09/20/17 21:00

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true, and that the police who carry out the hit will be pro...

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Jon Lester has lack-of-command performance as Rays knock him out, win 8-1

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 20:42

Jon Lester's puzzling performance in allowing seven runs on eight hits and three walks in 413 innings was a continuation of his uneven September outings.

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Facial recognition is only the beginning: What to expect next from biometrics on your phone

Business Insider 09/20/17 20:28

iPhone Xs Face ID is only the beginning. The future of phone biometrics is bigger than you think.

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Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal

Reuters 09/20/17 20:46

Alphabet Incs (GOOGL.O) Google said it would pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire the division at Taiwans HTC Corp (2498.TW) that develops the U.S. firms Pixel smartphones, its latest push into hardwar...

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Preview: ‘Planet of the Apes’ game is the interactive movie evolved

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 20:55

“Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier” is an odd bird. Despite giving players the agency to affect the world and story, it’s not a traditional video game, and with its hyper-realistic v...

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Justin Wilcox's turnaround at California is nothing to swear at. So what happened at USC?

LA Times 09/20/17 20:05

Justin Wilcox has become more meme than coach for a subsection of USC fans.

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How many more near-misses at Yankee Stadium until nets are extended?

USATODAY 09/20/17 20:38

How shameful is it that the Yankees still haven't extended the protective netting near the playing field, stalling while their fans are in danger?

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SEC reveals 2016 hack of filing system that may have led to illegal trading

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 20:34

The Securities and Exchange Commission says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

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SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files, May Have Used Secret Data For Trading

NPR 09/20/17 20:37

The Securities and Exchange Commission says the "nonpublic information" might have given the intruders an edge in the markets, but didnt contain personally identifiable information.

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WATCH: Sam Bee issues brutal takedown of Trump’s incredible ‘chaos muppet’ Omarosa

Raw Story 09/20/17 20:34

TBS’ Samantha Bee on Wednesday devoted an entire segment to Donald Trump’s longtime confidant Omarosa Manigault, who currently serves as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison in ...

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An ancient Chinese fishing community washes ashore

Digital Journal 09/20/17 20:30

Along southern Chinas snaking rivers, an ancient fishing community that once lived and worked exclusively on the water has been finding its way to land.

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Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

Digital Journal 09/20/17 20:30

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germanys cyber defence nervously hopes itll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling in the US and French votes.

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See Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller Spar in New 'Meyerowitz Stories' Trailer

Rolling Stone 09/20/17 20:30

Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller spar in the new trailer for Noah Baumbachs film, Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected).

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Three arrested on prostitution charges in Morgan Hill

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 20:33

Three women were arrested on prostitution charges in a sting targeting massage parlors Tuesday in Morgan Hill.

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Around the NFL: Vikings’ Bradford may play Sunday

LA Times 09/20/17 20:15

Top news around the league.

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Three Full-Length Punisher Movies Apparently Weren’t Enough for You, So Here’s a TV Series

Slate 09/20/17 20:07

Well, you’ve really done it this time. Somehow Marvel got the idea you wanted to watch more stories about the Punisher, and so they made an entire tele ...

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Volunteers honored for service at Martin-Fontana parks

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

Nearly three dozen volunteers plus a local organization will be honored this weekend for helping maintain the natural scenery at two of the most popular parks in District 10. The Martin-Fontana Parks ...

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UC system will chip in at least $300,000 to help Berkeley pay security costs for controversial speakers

LA Times 09/20/17 20:10

The University of California will take an unprecedented step to help UC Berkeley pay the enormous security costs for Milo Yiannopoulos' "Free Speech Week."

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SEC discloses hackers penetrated EDGAR, profited in trading

USATODAY 09/20/17 19:56

The Securities and Exchange Commission says it occurred in 2016.

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Maddow untangles Trump’s Russia web all the way back to the ‘unsexy’ RNC convention

Raw Story 09/20/17 19:59

On Wednesday night’s installment of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” the MSNBC host recounted how “dogged reporting on an unsexy topic” like the Republican National Convention &...

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Macron limbers up for tricky dance with Merkel

Digital Journal 09/20/17 20:00

French President Emmanuel Macron likes to describe France and Germany as two tango dancers who are enthusiastic partners but wary about embracing.

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Los Altos man arrested on insider trading charges

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

Peter Chang, the former head of Sunnyvale-based Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc., is facing up to 20 years in prison and a $5 million fine for alleged insider trading.

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Thursday's TV highlights: 'Gotham' on Fox

LA Times 09/20/17 20:00

TV highlights for Thu., Sept. 21, 2017

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Google inks $1 billion deal with HTC for Pixel talent - CNET

CNET 09/20/17 19:42

The deal allows Google to hire certain HTC employees, many of whom already work with Google on Pixel phones.

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New protests as France set to enshrine labour reforms

Digital Journal 09/20/17 19:50

French unions will stage new protests Thursday against an overhaul of the countrys labour code, hoping to build pressure on President Emmanuel Macron days before his signature reform is expected to be...

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Murder charge in Alsip shooting: a 'robbery that went wrong'

Chicago Tribune 09/20/17 19:38

A Carpentersville man fatally shot a 76-year-old man and wounded a 43-year-old man in what is believed to have been a robbery attempt, Alsip police said.

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SEC Was Hacked - And Criminals May Have Profited From Stolen Non-Public Information

Inc. 09/20/17 19:43

A breach detected last year may have been much worse than initially thought.

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Google acquires HTC team in $1.1 billion agreement to beef up hardware division (GOOG, GOOGL)

Business Insider 09/20/17 19:48

The search giants move is part of its larger, renewed commitment in the hardware space.

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Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over police shooting

SFGate 09/20/17 19:48

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge's recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspe...

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MLB: Marco Estrada signs to stay with Blue Jays

LA Times 09/20/17 19:45

Estrada signed a one-year, $13 million deal Wednesday to remain with Toronto in 2018.

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MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell explodes during profane leaked tirade, later apologizes

USATODAY 09/20/17 19:42

The apology comes after the clip released Wednesday shows O'Donnell cursing and yelling at his staff an ear piece malfunction.

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Inmate Sues Kansas Prison for 'Imposing Christian Propaganda'

Newsweek 09/20/17 19:25

Shari Webber-Dunn, an inmate serving a murder charge in Kansas, said her First Amendment rights were violated by "Christian propaganda" posted in the prison.

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Anderson Cooper hilariously mocks Trump for ‘straight up making up’ a country during UN lunch

Raw Story 09/20/17 19:45

CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday resurrected his “Ridiculist” segment to mock Donald Trump for referring to a country that does not exist during a United Nations lunch with African leaders. “In Guin...

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With Court Ruling, Fan Subtitles Officially Copyright Infringement In Sweden

TechDirt 09/20/17 19:26

Several years ago, in an unfortunate display of police bending the knee to the copyright industries, Swedish law enforcement raided the offices of Undertexter, a site chiefly dedicated to fan transla...

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Internal Affairs: Christopher Columbus statue will likely depart San Jose City Hall — but not anytime soon

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 19:29

SAN JOSE — A controversial Christopher Columbus statue is set to be removed from City Hall — but how soon and where it ends up is anyone’s guess. A City Council committee Wednesday v...

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Google, San Jose making progress in downtown campus negotiations, councilman tells meeting

San Jose Mercury News 09/20/17 19:42

Google has embraced city aspirations that a proposed Google transit village near Diridon Station in downtown San Jose would be fully linked to its neighbors.

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