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McConnell Breaks With Trump, Opposes Nuclear Option To End Government Shutdown

Newsweek 01/21/18 09:03

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Republicans should use the tactic to pass the long-term budget.

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Ron Paul: Let the States Decide on Gambling

Newsweek 01/21/18 09:21

The attack on states' rights over gambling comes mainly from one casino owner, Sheldon Adelson.

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Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the market

Business Insider 01/21/18 09:15

BI PRIME: Alex Umansky, a portfolio manager at Baron Funds, shares his investment methods and discusses his fund that crushed stock benchmarks in 2017.

Tags: bi prime, money management, money managers, mutual funds, q&a, investment managers, portfolio management, portfolio managers, stocks, stock market, investing, joe ciolli
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A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

Business Insider 01/21/18 09:15

Theres a simple trick for managers to keep their millennial workers from quitting.

Tags: bi innovation, millennials, betterup, management advice, manager, melia robinson
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Don’t let the office refrigerator start a cold war

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 09:30

Surely you've seen those "Your mother doesn't work here" signs in the office kitchen. Those might not be enough. One says offices should have specific rules posted for "refrigerator real estate."

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Women's rights protestors slam harassment, violence

Digital Journal 01/21/18 09:10

Womens rights protesters took to the streets in European cities on Sunday to voice their frustration at sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women.Hundreds of people gathered in Lond...

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Duckworth calls Trump ‘a five-deferment draft dodger’

Chicago Tribune 01/21/18 08:45

In debates over the federal government shutdown and military spending, Illinois senator Tammy Duckworth calls President Donald Trump "a five-deferment draft dodger."

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Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:30

What started mostly as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids education now has far more mainstream appeal.

Tags: features, bi innovation, homeschooling, education, schools, betsy devos, chris weller
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Amazon just announced who's still in the running for its $5 billion HQ2 — here are 15 of the most glaring omissions from the list

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:35

Amazon has narrowed down its list of contenders for its second headquarters, meaning lots of cities just got some bad news.

Tags: features, amazon, amazon hq2, retail, headquarters, cities, dennis green
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Your burger habit could be threatened by weather chaos — but gene editing could help us save cows and avoid ‘mass famine’

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:45

New genetic engineering technique CRISPR could help create both crops and animals that are more immune to environmental challenges.

Tags: health, meat, lab-grown meat, impossible foods, impossible burger, crispr, waste, farming, agriculture, food, genetic engineering, university of california, bi innovation, erin brodwin
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Amazon's automated grocery store of the future opens Monday (AMZN)

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:45

The Seattle store, known as Amazon Go, relies on cameras and sensors to track what shoppers remove from the shelves, and what they put back.

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Morgan Stanley beats on earnings despite big hit to trading revenue (MS)

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:55

Morgan Stanley released fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, and, like the rest of the big Wall Street banks, it beat analyst expectations.

Tags: earnings 2018, earnings, morgan stanley, alex morrell
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Democratic senator calls Trump 'Cadet Bone Spurs' during fiery speech on the shutdown's impact on the military

Business Insider 01/21/18 09:12

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran and Purple Heart recipient, blasted President Donald Trump for using the military as a government shutdown talking point.

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Under Trump, the Pentagon brass plays to an audience of one

The Washington Post 01/21/18 08:17

The president's inexperience and volatility have forced the military's leaders to keep a low profile. That's bad for democracy.

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Pence tells troops in the Middle East that Democrats are 'playing politics with military pay'

LA Times 01/21/18 07:18



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Americans Don't Think Trump is a Genius, But Are Split On If He's Mentally Stable, Poll Shows

Newsweek 01/21/18 08:40

A new poll shows most Americans do not think Trump is a genius, but are torn on the president's mental stability.

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Taliban Targeted Foreigners in Kabul Luxury Hotel Attack that left at least 18 dead

Newsweek 01/21/18 08:51

Guests shimmied down sheets from hotel balconies to escape the terrorists.

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First Active-Duty Gay Couple Married At West Point

Newsweek 01/21/18 08:55

The two helicopter pilots met while "don't ask, don't tell" was in effect.

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Trump Outdoes Obama In Federal Judge Appointments

Newsweek 01/21/18 08:58

The American Bar Association rated nearly 14 percent of Trump's nominees as "not qualified," a higher percentage than recent presidents.

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Denver metro area experiencing biggest snowstorm of the season

Denver Post 01/21/18 08:45

Residents of the Denver metro area and Front Range region are waking up Sunday to the most substantial snowstorm of the winter so far and its not over yet, forecasters say.

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Insider’s Guide: You think you know the Golden Gate Bridge?

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 09:00

A stroll across San Francisco's most iconic bridge is on every visitor's bucket list. But even die-hard bridge buffs don't know about these seven sensational spots to take it all in, from a Hitchcock ...

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James Syhabout’s Hawker Fare recipes revealed — including the famous KMG

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 09:00

Oakland's Hawker Fare -- and its successor, James Syhabout's casual Hawking Bird -- has legions of fans. Now they can make Syhabout's famous fried chicken and KMG at home, thanks to a new cookbook fro...

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A Star Is Born: Plácido Domingo turns 77 today

LA Times 01/21/18 09:00

"I think of opera as a sickness. One must love it pathologically or one wouldn't make the sacrifice. When it's good, nothing is better....

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Jaguars vs. Patriots: How the two teams match up in the AFC championship

LA Times 01/21/18 09:00

Reporters looking to get some meaningful information on the condition of Tom Brady's throwing hand came away, well, empty-handed from Friday's news conference.

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Contrite Facebook executives seek to ward off more European rules

Reuters 01/21/18 08:45

Facebook (FB.O) executives are fanning out across Europe this week to address the social media giant's slow response to abuses on its platform, seeking to avoid further legislation along the lines of ...

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Taliban claim responsibility for deadly attack on luxury hotel in Kabul

USATODAY 01/21/18 08:48

Gunmen armed with suicide vests targeted foreigners and Afghan officials; Taliban claim responsbility.

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What it's like inside Amazon's futuristic, automated store - CNET

CNET 01/21/18 08:00

The new Amazon Go store in Seattle features something different: No cashiers. CNET got an early look.

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A look inside the cashierless Amazon Go store - CNET

CNET 01/21/18 08:01

The new Amazon Go store in Seattle has one big figure: You dont actually take out your wallet to pay for anything.

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Chris Wallace kneecaps Mick Mulvaney for shutdown hypocrisy: ‘You supported holding the government hostage’

Raw Story 01/21/18 08:39

Fox News host Chris Wallace suggested on Sunday that the White House was guilty of hypocrisy because officials who had supported a 2013 shutdown of President Barack Obama’s government now oppose...

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Trump Sees No Need to Reach Across the Aisle, Calls for “Nuclear Option” to End Shutdown

Slate 01/21/18 08:21

The president says Republicans should nix the filibuster so that only a a simple majority is required to pass a spending bill in the Senate.

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Emmanuel Karalis kicks off 2018 with 5.65 meters in pole vault

Digital Journal 01/21/18 08:33

Greek pole vaulter Emmanuel Karalis has a major reason to celebrate. He kicked off the 2018 indoor season with a 5.65 meter clearance.

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Mick Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown

Chicago Tribune 01/21/18 07:41

Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of Budget.

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North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

Chicago Tribune 01/21/18 07:57

The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation.

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Amazon's automated grocery store of the future opens Monday

Reuters 01/21/18 08:17

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically a...

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Ukip leader refuses to quit and warns its ruling executive not to 'pull party apart'

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:28

He also said that he may continue to see his former girlfriend Jo Marney, albeit not romantically, despite her being at the centre of a scandal over racist...

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How San Jose can build housing our children can afford

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 08:30

First, we need to expand high-density zoning along our CalTrain, light rail, and BART transit centers, particularly downtown

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Stormy Daniels stops by 'SNL' Weekend Update to talk Trump, Women’s March

USATODAY 01/21/18 08:21

When you elect Trump, you get a Stormy. At least on 'Saturday Night Live.'

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Bernie Sanders: Trump's new immigration ad 'is really sad'

CNN.com 01/21/18 08:34

Sen. Bernie Sanders denounced a web ad recently put out by President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, which called Democrats "complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants."
Bernie Sanders on new Trump camp immigration ad: 'It is really sad' - CNNPolitics
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Invasive Fish With Human-Like Teeth Caught in Arizona Lake

Newsweek 01/21/18 07:48

"It physically tried to get me a few times."

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Chinese State Media: Government Shutdown Shows U.S. Democracy 'Chaotic' and Chronically Flawed

Newsweek 01/21/18 07:56

"What's happening in the United States today will make more people worldwide reflect on the viability and legitimacy of such a chaotic political system," said an editorial in China's Xinhua ...

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The star of HBO's 'Divorce' says he prefers working with women to men because you don't get into the 'macho bulls--t'

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:10

In an interview with Business Insider, "Divorce" star Thomas Haden Church opened up about working in a more diverse work environment.

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TOM LEE: Bitcoin's bloodbath was totally normal and opened up 'the biggest buying opportunity in 2018'

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:13

BI PRIME: Tom Lee says that bitcoins recent sell-off was not unusual and that the wildly volatile cryptocurrency now offers a buying opportunity.

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Bank of America beats earnings expectations (BAC)

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:17

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats fourth-quarter earnings expectations with adjusted earnings of $0.47 a share.

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Trump pushes Senate Republicans to deploy 'nuclear option' to end the government shutdown

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:19

It is not the first time President Trump has advocated for the nuclear option, which would eliminate the filibuster and 60-vote threshold in the Senate.

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'SNL' takes on Trump's Stormy Daniels scandal and his '100% accurate health assessment'

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:24

"Saturday Night Live" also addressed President Donald Trumps health report and the government shutdown on his presidencys one-year anniversary.

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New Trump ad: Dems complicit in murders

CNN.com 01/21/18 07:39

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) responds to a new ad released by President Donald Trump's reelection campaign accusing Democrats of being "complicit in all murders" committed by undocumented immigrants. ...
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Solar energy makes business sense. Why doesn't Trump support it?

Chicago Tribune 01/21/18 04:00

Why is Washington focusing on jobs in a dying, dangerous, polluting industry (coal) at the expense of jobs in a clean and growing industry (solar)?

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50 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls around the US

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:17

The retail apocalypse has descended on America. Heres what it looks like.

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Four things my old MacBook Pro can do better than my newer model (AAPL)

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:30

New models are meant to make old models feel obsolete, but its the other way around.

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Goldman Sachs' vaunted commodities-trading team got butchered in 2017 (GS)

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:45

Goldman Sachs commodities-trading department in 2017 suffered the worst performance in the banks history as a public company.

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With its SoftBank deal, Uber may have invited a tiger into the hen house

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:00

The ink isnt even dry on SoftBanks $9.3 billion investment in Uber, and SoftBank is already telling Uber how to run its business.

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'Minecraft' is still one of the biggest games in the world, with nearly 75 million people playing monthly

Business Insider 01/21/18 08:07

More people play Minecraft every month than live in countries like France or the UK.

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Indoor velodrome expected to draw cyclists to Detroit

SFGate 01/21/18 08:09

DETROIT (AP) — An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate for f...

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White House signals flexibility on 'Dreamers' in shutdown standoff

LA Times 01/21/18 07:46



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2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Everything you need to know

USATODAY 01/19/18 07:56

This year, Kristen Bell is the first-ever host and only female actors will take the stage to present the awards.

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Amazon set to open its grocery store without a checkout line to the public

USATODAY 01/21/18 08:00

After a year of testing on its own employees, Amazon will let Seattle shoppers shop and leave -- skipping the checkout line.

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Shutdown: Trump Calls For 'Nuclear Option'

Newsweek 01/21/18 07:07

Trump called for Republicans to use the "nuclear option" to resolve the government shutdown as it entered its second day.

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Trump's 'Divisive' Rhetoric Compared to ISIS Propaganda by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Newsweek 01/21/18 07:12

Both the U.S. president and the terror group sought to sow hatred of law abiding Muslims, said Khan.

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Trump Official in Charge of Government Shutdown: It's 'Kind of Cool'

Newsweek 01/21/18 07:20

He also said he only found out he had to perform the task the day before.

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The Latest: VP to troops: ‘You deserve better’ than shutdown

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 07:59

The Latest on the government shutdown.

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Opinion: Don’t be fooled by claims of Trump investigator bias

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 08:00

Trump and his Republican allies are running plays out of a time-worn defense attorney’s playbook, used when the client is a politician.

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At Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, it's all about the terrain

LA Times 01/21/18 08:00

At Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, it’s not location, location, location, it’s terrain, terrain and more terrain: a combined 6,000 acres of some of the most dependably snowy, scare-yours...

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Indie Focus: All Sundance edition from Park City

LA Times 01/21/18 08:00

Another edition of your regular field guide to the world of movies in Los Angeles and beyond.

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The government shutdown: What we know now

USATODAY 01/21/18 07:58

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he would force another vote on a short-term funding bill at 1 a.m. Monday unless an agreement is reached before that.

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PPG design head talks about the future of paint at Detroit Auto Show - Roadshow

CNET 01/21/18 07:00

Jane Harrington dropped by the Roadshow stage to talk about popular paint colors and future finishes with Tim Stevens, and the future looks good.

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Syria's Assad slams Turkey offensive as 'support for terrorism'

Digital Journal 01/21/18 07:50

President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday condemned Turkeys offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankaras support for extremist groups.

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Lawyers: Firing squad must be option for condemned killer

SFGate 01/21/18 07:40

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a condemned killer whose execution was stopped last year after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks are once again recommending the firing squad as an alternat...

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To end government shutdown, Trump suggests Senate use 'nuclear option'

USATODAY 01/21/18 07:39

But Republicans seem to have little appetite to change the rules.

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Trump wants Senate Republicans to use the so-called 'nuclear option' to help end the government shutdown

CNN.com 01/21/18 07:25

The White House on Sunday called for Senate Republicans to eliminate the filibuster as the funding impasse continued into its second day.
WH calls for 'nuclear option' in Senate as shutdown enters day 2 - CNNPolitics
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White House official: Democrats used filibuster on Trump more ‘than the rest of history and recorded time’

Raw Story 01/21/18 07:39

White House Deputy Press Secretary Rah Shah on Sunday echoed President Donald Trump’s call for ending the Senate filibuster and accused Democrats of filibustering more Trump nominees than “...

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Canada and Mexico Seek to Head Off U.S. Exit From Nafta at Montreal Talks

Wall Street Journal 01/21/18 05:28

Canadian and Mexican trade officials in Montreal on Sunday will begin laying out proposals aimed at convincing their U.S. counterparts not to put an end to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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As U.S. Slows Immigration, One Latin American Nation Embraces It

Wall Street Journal 01/21/18 06:00

As the Trump administration aims to curb immigration, Chile-one of Latin America's richest and safest countries-has opened its doors to some of the region's poorest migrants in record numbers.

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Bahrain arrests 47, charges 290 in mass crackdown

Digital Journal 01/21/18 07:30

Bahraini police said Sunday they had arrested 47 people on charges linked to terrorism, including plots to assassinate "public figures", as well as filing charges against another 290.

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This Productivity Hack From The Toyota Production System Can Help Solve Education -- And Everything Else

Inc. 01/21/18 07:30

It usually takes 5 whys to get to a root cause

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Oil producers will cooperate beyond 2018, says Saudi Arabia

Reuters 01/21/18 07:32

Global oil producers are in agreement that they should continue cooperating on production after their deal on supply cuts expires at the end of this year, Saudi Arabias energy minister Khalid al-Falih...

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Iceland’s remote Deplar Farm delights heli-skiers and adventurers

LA Times 01/21/18 07:30

Alan Bernholtz grew up in the San Fernando Valley and surfed off Malibu. But the ski slopes of the Sierra — and later Colorado, Alaska, the Andes and the Alps — lured him away from the Pacific Oce...

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WATCH: New York alt-right event attendee punched out by protester as scuffles break out in the street

Raw Story 01/21/18 07:17

An attendee at an alt-right event in New York City had to be taken to the hospital after being punched by a protester as scuffles broke out outside the event. According to the New York Post, police to...

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Taylor Swift Tribute never goes out of 'style' at Mulcahy's

Digital Journal 01/21/18 07:24

On January 20, Elizabeth Scarborough performed her national Taylor Swift tribute act at Mulcahys Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh.

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The risk of violence in Afghanistan is so high the Red Cross is scaling back its operations

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:00

The Red Cross has had to evaluate risks, and has decided to scale back its operations in the war-torn country after several major attacks.

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I had an Apple store experience from hell — and it's clear there are larger problems with Apple's retail presence (AAPL)

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:00

Trying to get my iPhone repaired by Apple was an expensive waste of time.

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Meet the richest person in every US state

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:00

Mark Zuckerberg is the richest person in California with a fortune topping $62 billion.

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Inside the massive Emirates complex designed to fix the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:07

Emirates Engineering is tasked with keeping worlds largest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s fly safely.

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McDonald's new Dollar Menu has a sneaky way to get a ton of food cheap (MCD)

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:09

The best deal on McDonalds new Dollar Menu is the Happy Meal. And, I have hard data to prove it.

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These 14 stocks will see sales skyrocket in 2018, Goldman Sachs says

Business Insider 01/21/18 07:11

BI PRIME: Goldman Sachs thinks these companies will be winners this year.

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Walters: The yin and yang of California’s school crisis

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 07:00

There are many examples of how certain schools and certain school districts have found ways to overcome poverty and other negative factors.

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Ask Amy: If you want to be “Grandpa” you need to start acting like one

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 07:00

Plus: If you don't want them at the wedding, tell them about it afterward.

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Me & My Car: ’48 Nash truck a diamond in the rough

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 07:00

In comparing this Nash truck to competitive trucks of that era, Nash is clearly a more elegant-looking truck. The cab styling is based on the 1946-1948 Nash four-door sedan, chopped off behind the fro...

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Carolyn Hax: My sisters date my friends, then they dump me

San Jose Mercury News 01/21/18 07:00

Plus: Be upfront with your mom that you are not having children.

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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Jan. 21-28: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, LA Opera's 'Candide' and more

LA Times 01/21/18 07:00

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Jan. 21-28, 2018

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Jasper is Canada's winter wanderland

LA Times 01/21/18 07:00

Snowflakes tumbled lazily in the light of the train as it inched toward the Jasper rail station, where half a dozen elk foraged. They come for grain that freight trains spill on the tracks, a stew...

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The week ahead in L.A. dance, Jan. 21-28: Leilah Broukhim, Circa Contemporary Circus and more

LA Times 01/21/18 07:00

Dejando Huellas (Traces) Flamenco dancer Leilah Broukhim explores her Jewish and Persian heritage in this L.A. premiere. The Soraya Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Sun., 7...

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The week ahead in L.A. theater, Jan. 21-28: Orson Bean, 'Pirates of Penzance' and more

LA Times 01/21/18 07:00

Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings 8th Annual Company Creation Festival ...

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L.A. movie openings, Jan. 26

LA Times 01/21/18 07:00

Jan. 26 A Ciambra Italian coming-of-age drama with Pio Amato. Directed by Jonas Carpignano. Italy's Oscar submission. American Folk Road drama directed by David Heinz. The Campus Horror directed b...

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North and South Korea agree: Neither wants defections during Olympic Games

USATODAY 01/21/18 06:32

South Korea normally encourages defections from the North, but not at the Olympics when North Korea will send an historic delegation to the Games.

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Trump isn’t nuts — he’s just a really horrible person: Leading psychiatrist

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:47

The president is more "bad than mad," according to the man who wrote the book on personality disorders....

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US Christian tourists see deep meaning in Trump's Jerusalem move

Digital Journal 01/21/18 06:50

Near the olive grove where Christians believe Jesus agonised before his crucifixion, an American visitor spoke of a decision by US President Donald Trump some believe also holds spiritual importance.

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Pence, in Jordan, hears more criticism of Jerusalem decision

LA Times 01/21/18 06:33



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French President Macron has 'a very direct relationship with Trump'

CNN.com 01/21/18 06:33

Their first meeting in Brussels was symbolized by a prolonged, white-knuckle handshake -- and months later it appears French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump continue to have fo...
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Analysis: The shutdown might last longer than you think

CNN.com 01/21/18 06:09

The conventional wisdom -- even as senators flailed and failed to find a deal to keep the government open late Friday night and Saturday -- was that this would all be over soon.
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Alt-Right Is Fractured, Violent Headed Into Trump's Second Year

Newsweek 01/21/18 06:00

One year after Trump took office, the alt-right movement could be seen as more dangerous than ever.

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Trump Campaign Attack Ad Accuses Democrats of 'Complicity' in Murders by Immigrants

Newsweek 01/21/18 06:15

The release of the hard-right ad comes amid a Congressional standoff between GOP and Democratic lawmakers over immigration.

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More than 50,000 Greeks protest over Macedonia name row

Digital Journal 01/21/18 06:30

More than 50,000 protesters massed in the streets of northern Greeces biggest city Thessaloniki on Sunday, police said, in a long-running row between Athens and Skopje over the use of the name Macedon...

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Merkel, Macron to deepen Franco-German cooperation, strengthen EU

Business Insider 01/21/18 06:11

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday they wanted to deepen Franco-German cooperation and give the EU a fresh push towards closer integration.

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The founder of litecoin, a cryptocurrency that has gained 650% in 7 months, told us he's worried about all the scams in the nascent market

Business Insider 01/21/18 06:30

But the ex-Google and Coinbase engineer Charlie Lee still thinks bitcoin stands a chance.

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101 Freeway near Santa Barbara is set to reopen, but local beaches remain closed

LA Times 01/21/18 06:30

The road, closed from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara since the Jan. 9 mudslides, is expected to reopen by Monday, Caltrans announced. Meanwhile, many beaches in the area are closed because of high bacte...

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How the seizure of a US spy ship by North Korea nearly sparked nuclear war

CNN.com 01/20/18 17:07

"This is it, they're taking us out here to kill us," Stu Russell thought as he trudged through the snow in the middle of the night into a dark forest.
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Democratic advantage narrows in 2018, poll show

CNN.com 01/21/18 06:15

As the midterm election year begins, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds the Democratic advantage on a generic congressional ballot has tightened to a narrow 5 points among registered voters, but t...
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Lawmakers go back to work today, but there's not much hope Senate Democrats will agree to fund the government until Trump agrees to deal with DACA

CNN.com 01/21/18 05:57

The government shutdown went into a second day Sunday with recriminations deepening between the parties and with no sign of progress towards ending the impasse.
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Utah State University student hospitalized after ingesting Tide pod

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:16

A Utah State University (USU) student was rushed to a hospital Saturday after an incident of a “Tide Pod overdose,” which reportedly took place at the on-campus housing. Eric Warren, direc...

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Lockheed Martin proposes to make fighter jets in India

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:19

American global aerospace, defense and security company Lockheed Martin proposed to manufacture custom-built F-35 fighter planes in India, which would provide the latter a chance to become part of the...

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Twitter celebrates anniversary of Richard Spencer’s punch in the face

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:21

Saturday marked the one year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as United States president. It was also one day short of the anniversary of the first Women’s March, which got a 2018 edition in...

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Key scenes for ‘Game Of Thrones” Season 8 may have been revealed

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:24

Fans are eager for any scraps of info they can get about what will happen on the final season of “Game of Thrones,” and now, they may have a few clues as to what will occur in some of the ...

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Trump's attempts to show voter fraud appear to have stalled

SFGate 01/21/18 06:20

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it ap...

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One Year In, Trump Has Kept A Major Promise: Reshaping The Federal Judiciary

NPR 01/21/18 05:00

Conservatives are thrilled with President Trump for confirming a Supreme Court justice and 12 federal appeals court judges. Civil rights advocates are troubled by a lack of diversity.

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Judge says God asked him to tell jury to deliver a not guilty verdict in a sex trafficking case.

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:12

Did God Speak To A Texas Judge? A Texas state judge says that God called on him to intervene and ask the jury to deliver a not guilty verdict in a sex trafficking case. The Comal County Judge Jack Rob...

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Jordan's King Abdullah tells Pence of concern over Jerusalem

Digital Journal 01/21/18 06:10

Jordans King Abdullah II on Sunday voiced concern over Washingtons controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital, as US Vice President Mike Pence visited Amman during an uncomfortable Midd...

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The winner of this $50 million boxing tournament will go on to fight Anthony Joshua, become incredibly rich, and achieve something no cruiserweight has done before

Business Insider 01/21/18 00:31

Oleksandr Usyk, Mairis Briedis, Murat Gassiev, and Yunier Dorticos are competing for a $50 million cheque and a right to fight heavyweight champ Anthony...

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Only one road in the world leads from Russia to North Korea — and you can take a trip down it on Google Maps

Business Insider 01/21/18 01:04

North Korea is entirely shrouded on Google Maps - but some parts just outside its border arent.

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The single dish you have to try from every UK restaurant with 2 or more Michelin stars

Business Insider 01/21/18 01:45

Only 23 restaurants in the UK have two or three Michelin stars. Heres the stand-out dish from each.

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Zuckerberg's control of Facebook may be a threat to the value of the stock, Macquarie says (FB)

Business Insider 01/21/18 01:52

BI Prime: "If he wants to change something, he can, even if it negatively impacts near-term financial results," two Macquarie analysts say.

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Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

Business Insider 01/21/18 04:05

BI PRIME: Bank of America Merrill Lynch has identified a series of thresholds that need to be breached in order for the market to see a correction.

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Theresa May to stop private sector 'pension abuse' in the wake of Carillion collapse

Business Insider 01/21/18 04:47

May said bosses had been reaping "big bonuses for recklessly putting short-term profit ahead of long-term success."

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Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias

The Washington Post 01/21/18 05:17

The ground offensive comes after air and artillery strikes on Kurdish positions in Afrin in Syria.

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Human bones discovered in Irish cave reveal ritual site

Raw Story 01/21/18 05:57

A local hiker in Ireland stumbled across an unusual cave-like chamber last year. Upon discovering what appeared to be human remains scattered on the ground of the cave, Michael Chambers called the pol...

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Fifth adult film actress found dead in the past three months

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:03

Adult actress Olivia Lua was found dead at a California rehab facility on Thursday morning, making this the fifth adult film actress to die in the past three months. Lua’s agency, the L.A. Direct mode...

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Paul Ryan blames government shutdown on Democrats

Raw Story 01/21/18 06:05

House Speaker Paul Ryan placed the blame for the government shutdown squarely on the shoulder of Democrats in an impassioned address to fellow lawmakers on Saturday. Ryan accused Democrats of holding ...

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Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2018

Inc. 01/21/18 06:00

Attending one or more of these events is a great way to get your creative juices -- and maybe even VC funds -- flowing.

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Think Your Startup Idea Is a Winner? Prove It In This Incredible Competition

Inc. 01/21/18 06:00

If you win this, you truly have what it takes.

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White House Releases Hilarious Photos to Show Trump Is “Working” During Shutdown

Slate 01/21/18 05:54

President Trump roams the halls of the White House, laughs with staff, and talks on the phone-all while wearing a "Make America Great Again" cap.

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