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Pacemakers and other medical equipment vulnerable to hacking

Digital Journal 05/29/17 13:17

We now live in a world where our very lives are tied into the technology we have created. From banking to defense systems, governments and medicine, every aspect of our lives are subject to software g...

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Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on govt

Digital Journal 05/29/17 13:20

Thousands of Venezuelans demonstrated Monday after the opposition vowed to intensify pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as they seek to stop him from strengthening his hold on power.

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Issy Simpson makes it to semifinals on 'Britain's Got Talent'

Digital Journal 05/29/17 13:22

8-year-old magician Issy Simpson has made it through the live semifinals on the British reality competition, "Britains Got Talent."

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White Sox prospects update: Alec Hansen strikes out 15 in seven innings

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 12:51

Right-hander Alec Hansen was the second White Sox pitching prospect to grab attention over the last week when he struck out 15 for Class-A Kannapolis on Sunday.

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Trump's budget is his biggest fraud since Trump University

Business Insider 05/29/17 12:57

"At Trump University, we teach success. That's what it's all about. Success."

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'Asking God To Forgive Me': N.C. Lawmaker Seeks Redemption For War Votes

NPR 05/29/17 13:12

Driven by a profound regret for his votes to authorize the wars in the Middle East, Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., is leading a bipartisan effort to pull the U.S. military out of Afghanistan.

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Disney's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' ride: Here's what to expect

USATODAY 05/26/17 12:00

Prepare to laugh, lose your voice (and possibly your lunch) and have the time of your life on the newest ride at Disney's California Adventure Park.

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Police take perfect selfie after driving drunk man home - CNET

CNET 05/29/17 13:00

Commentary: In Australia, two police officers offer pictorial evidence of the benefits of having a designated driver, as a man lies drunk in bed.

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Burger King vs. Belgium: King Philippe Not Happy About Fast Food Ad Campaign

Newsweek 05/29/17 12:43

"We told them that we were not happy with them using an image of the king in their campaign," said a palace spokesperson.

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French President Macron blasts Russian state-run media as ‘propaganda’

The Washington Post 05/29/17 13:07

He met with Putin for a re-set of relations after a tense electoral campaign in which the Russian leader openly supported Macron’s opponent.

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'Pirates' takes down the beach bodies of 'Baywatch' at the holiday box office

LA Times 05/29/17 12:55

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" easily beats "Baywatch" at the weekend box office.

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Charles Barkley is serious when he says he loves the NHL playoffs

USATODAY 05/29/17 12:11

The former NBA player and current TNT analyst has been a hockey fan since the 1990s.

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Power Rangers Cosplayer Set Alarm for Alleged Green Power Ranger Assassination, Bragged About Knife Collection

The Daily Beast 05/29/17 00:47

Mathew Sterling, who has been charged for plotting to kill the actor who played the Green Power Ranger, had quite the social media history.

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Trump's infrastructure program and asset recycling

Digital Journal 05/29/17 12:45

Trump has long promised a $1 trillion investment program in U.S. infrastructure but it seems that the program will actually be an excuse to privatize for the benefit of his business friends.

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4 Game-Changing Phrases to Help Make a Sale

Inc. 05/29/17 12:45

And get your customer on the same page as you right away

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Great Words of Wisdom to Celebrate JFK's 100 Birthday

Inc. 05/29/17 12:46

Words of winsome from Americas 35 President.

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Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

SFGate 05/29/17 12:44

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train. Ch...

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Tiger Woods Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida

NPR 05/29/17 12:46

The all-time golf great was booked Monday morning in Jupiter, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was released just a few hours later.

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Tiger Woods' mug shot shows how much the picture has changed since 1997

USATODAY 05/29/17 11:54

Tiger Woods: The police mug shot is there for all to see and it's sad

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73% of Americans have financial regrets – don't be one of them

USATODAY 05/29/17 10:02

Here's what money mistakes Americans regret, and how to prevent the regrets of other Americans from becoming your own.

Tags: financial regrets, money regrets, saving for retirement, retirement planning, credit card debt, student loan debt, financial mistakes, emergency savings, college savings, buying a home
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France’s Macron holds ‘frank exchange’ with Putin — and blasts Russia’s ‘untruthful propaganda’

Raw Story 05/29/17 12:40

France’s President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attempted to improve their countries’ strained ties on Monday during talks at Versailles palace described by M...

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Quantum computing advanced with silicon-laced diamonds

Digital Journal 05/29/17 12:43

Quantum computing could be advanced through a relatively simple process: the addition of a little silicon to a diamond, which turns diamond defects into efficient quantum bits.

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Authorities are investigating dozens of cases of drug theft at Veterans Affairs hospitals

Business Insider 05/29/17 12:37

Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 criminal investigations opened by the VA inspector generals office from Oct. 1 through May 19.

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Kellyanne Conway Says Women Have a Voice in White House, the Media is Sexist

Newsweek 05/29/17 12:10

The president's counsellor and former campaign adviser said photos that appeared to show rooms of men making the decision were only half the story.

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Burger King has a started an uproar in Belgium by asking who is the true king in new ad

Business Insider 05/29/17 12:24

"We told them that we were not happy with them using an image of the king in their campaign," palace spokesman Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw told Reuters.

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Justin Trudeau invited Pope Francis to Canada to apologize for the Church's treatment of aboriginal children

Business Insider 05/29/17 12:33

Starting in the 1800s, about 30% of children of Canadas native people were placed in "residential schools" to strip them of their traditional cultures.

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Trial near for sect members accused of beating away demons

SFGate 05/29/17 12:19

After countless twists and turns, the long-delayed, high-profile case finally appears ready to move forward in North Carolina Superior Court. The defense has filed motions to move the trial out of Ru...

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Off-duty LAPD officer fires on assailant at a party in Glassell Park

LA Times 05/29/17 12:20

An off-duty LAPD officer came under fire at a party early Monday.

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Macron Gets Under Putin's Skin, Takes on Mantle of Defender of Western Democracy

The Daily Beast 05/29/17 00:16

Like Donald Trump, if Vladimir Putin thought the new boyish French president would roll over he was in for a big surprise when they met for the first time at Versailles on Sunday.

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Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 11:55

Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford has died. He was 78.

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Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford dies at 78

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:57

Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford has died. He was 78. His family says he died Sunday in Key West, Florida.

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I'm a financial adviser — here are the 15 biggest retirement saving mistakes I see people make

Business Insider 05/29/17 12:00

Complacency is one of the worst enemies when planning for retirement.

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Texas Representative Sparks Capitol Fracas After Bragging He Called ICE on Immigration Protestors

Slate 05/29/17 12:13

Also allegedly threatened to put a bullet in a colleagues head, and said he was bullied.

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Artists Use Giant Heads to Honor Hispanic Activists of the Lower East SIde

The Daily Beast 05/29/17 00:11

In the dense neighborhoods of Manhattan's Lower East Side, remembering the key activists from the 1980s helps residents to build a strong community.

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In tweet, Trump recognizes Portland victims for 'standing up to hate and intolerance'

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 12:17

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that the attack on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday that killed two men was "unacceptable."

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Uber and Lyft return to Austin after Texas law kills the city's fingerprint rule

LA Times 05/29/17 12:05

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, have returned to Austin after state lawmakers intervened....

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Flooding in Brazil leaves tens of thousands homeless, at least six dead

LA Times 05/29/17 12:10

Flooding in the northeastern Brazil states of Pernambuco and Alagoas leaves about 30,000 people displaced from their homes and at least six dead.

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How the Clintons spent Memorial Day

CNN.com 05/29/17 11:31

Bill and Hillary Clinton continued their tradition of honoring US service members by walking in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Chappaqua, New York.
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Essential Science: Battling infections with bioelectricity

Digital Journal 05/29/17 12:01

Is the answer to fighting pathogens connected with bioelectricity? Promising new research suggest this is possible by using drugs to changing electrical charge of cells. Studies have been performed in...

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11 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:48

Dont make these mistakes.

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Barack Obama and Prince Harry Continue Their Bromance

Newsweek 05/29/17 11:54

The two men meet once again, in a bromance set to make Joe Biden more than a little jealous.

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Trump’s tweet on health care spending is at odds with his own White House budget

Raw Story 05/29/17 11:50

President Trump urged spending more on health care, in a tweet Sunday night – to “make it the best anywhere” – even as his administration’s budget proposal last week call...

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This startup CEO became a secret weapon for star Valley engineers

Digital Journal 05/29/17 11:49

People who know Charity Majors describe her as a force of a nature, a combination of smarts, grit, hard work, attitude, wisecracks, and a genuine knack for fixing broken things.

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Separate Milwaukee shootings leave 2 dead, 10 wounded

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:44

Police in Milwaukee are investigating separate shootings that left two people dead and 10 wounded.

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Carson Wentz is one of the first NFL players wearing a revolutionary new helmet designed to reduce concussions

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:31

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is wearing the Vicis Zero1, a new helmet designed to reduce concussions in football.

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Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:45

Try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.

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U2 Bring Fans to Tears with Videos of Syrian Refugees During 'Joshua Tree' Stop at AT&T Stadium

Dallas Observer 05/29/17 11:55

In 1849, French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote, "Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." The phrase essentially translates to: The more...

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Award-winning sportswriter Frank Deford dies at 78

LA Times 05/29/17 11:45

Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford has died. He was 78.

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Tiger kills zookeeper at zoo in England

LA Times 05/29/17 11:35

Police said a tiger killed a female zookeeper Monday at a zoo 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of London.

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Tiger kills female zookeeper in England

USATODAY 05/29/17 11:41

The zoo was evacuated when the incident took place and an air ambulance was called.

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Here's Why Trump is Wrong About the IRS Regulating Churches Too Much

Newsweek 05/29/17 11:15

Trump often trumpeted a false claim that churches were under attack by the IRS due to the Johnson Amendment.

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Paris Mayor: Black Feminist Festival Is Racist Against White People

Newsweek 05/29/17 11:20

Anne Hidalgo was asked about the Nyansapo Festival by the far-right National Front party.

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Huddersfield Town wins soccer's richest game, promotion to Premier League

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 11:07

Huddersfield Town won the the League Championship playoff final, world soccer's richest single game worth a minimum $220 million.

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New Russian jet heralds carbon manufacturing shake-up

Reuters 05/29/17 11:21

Russias new jetliner, which conducted its maiden flight on Sunday, may have a hard time challenging the sales duopoly of Boeing and Airbus, but it does point the way to radical changes in how they cou...

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Iconic hedge fund manager Seth Klarman says investors are missing huge risks

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:28

Baupost Groups Seth Klarman says investors are too trusting of markets heady valuations.

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Earthquake: 3.5 temblor strikes near Cloverdale

LA Times 05/29/17 11:05

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning seven miles from Cloverdale, Calif., about 80 miles north of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Tiger kills female zookeeper at zoo in England

USATODAY 05/29/17 11:22

The zoo was evacuated when the incident took place and an air ambulance was called.

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Defense Secretary James Mattis on what keeps him up at night: 'Nothing. I keep other people awake'

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:18

Defense Secretary James Mattis pulled out a casual punchline Sunday when an interviewer asked what threats around the world keep him up at night.

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Friends and family celebrate Sunset Strip legend Mario Maglieri at the Rainbow Bar & Grill

LA Times 05/29/17 11:20

Mario Maglieri was a singular figure who owned two of the most enduring clubs in West Hollywood.

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Angela Merkel Issues a Frightening Warning to the World After President Trump's First Trip Abroad

Alternet 05/29/17 09:33

European leaders are visibly shaken after his NATO and G7 summit appearances. On the morning after the presidential election, still reeling from the shock and struggling to wrap my mind around what ha...

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'No hard feelings' as former White Sox ace Chris Sale returns to the South Side

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:46

Chris Sale knows it will be hard not to crack a few smiles when he takes the mound at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday against the White Sox.

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Man, woman found dead from gunshot wounds in Dearborn Homes neighborhood

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:55

Two people are dead from a shooting on the city's south side, officials said Monday afternoon. 

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Monte dei Paschi says in exclusive talks over bad loan sale

Reuters 05/29/17 11:01

Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) said on Monday it was in exclusive talks with a domestic fund and a group of investors over the sale of its bad loan portfolio, which it needs to offload before it ...

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Here are the 5 most important things I learned at racing school (F)

Business Insider 05/29/17 11:00

For eight hours, I received high-level instruction from Fords professional drivers.

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Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

SFGate 05/29/17 11:03

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous protest from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halt...

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French President Calls Out Putin During Summit, Sounds Like What U.S. Presidents Used to Sound Like

Slate 05/29/17 11:03

In April, centrist politician Emmanuel Macron overcame populist, nativist Marine La Pen to win the presidency in France. Macron’s election helped ease ...

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Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

NPR 05/29/17 11:09

In his first Memorial Day speech as commander in chief, President Trump paid tribute to those who died in service to the country, and thanked the families who sacrificed their loved ones.

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NASA to announce new details on mission to 'touch the sun'

USATODAY 05/29/17 10:16

NASA is set to release new details this week about the agency's unprecedented mission to "touch the sun."

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Jared Kushner's Charmed Life Is About to Come to a Screeching Halt

Alternet 05/29/17 09:46

After being ensnared in an FBI investigation, his days in Washington may already be numbered. Perhaps Jared Kushner really believed that his New York real-estate skills set him up to bring peace to th...

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Why Having a Performance Clause is More Critical Than Your Royalty Rate

Inc. 05/29/17 11:00

Because if you sign a licensing contract without one, youre essentially giving away your product.

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Frank Deford, NPR's Longtime Scholar Of Sports, Dies At 78

NPR 05/29/17 11:01

The sportswriter was a mainstay Morning Edition for 37 years, applying his keen wit and incisive eye to games of every stripe. Deford died Sunday, just weeks after hanging up his cleats with NPR.

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Music-focused British series 'People Just Do Nothing' celebrates the 'idiots everywhere'

LA Times 05/29/17 11:00

'People Just Do Nothing,' a BBC series about a failed group of DJs and rappers, lands in the U.S.

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‘Tiny hand clenched on top’: Internet hilariously mocks Trump for plagiarizing his family coat of arms

Raw Story 05/29/17 10:51

News broke Monday that President Donald Trump appears to have plagiarized his family coat of arms that appears outside of the Trump National Golf Glub outside of Washington. This weekend the Senior PG...

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Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:50

More than 30 migrants were rescued at the weekend off the coast of Spain after their rubber speed boat caught fire, forcing them into the water in a dramatic moment caught on camera and broadcast Mond...

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Police release sketch of rapist who grabbed woman off South Michigan Avenue

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:26

Police on Monday released a sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a woman at knife-point this spring, in the Chatham neighborhood.

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Ben Zobrist returns to Cubs lineup, will bat leadoff in series opener at Padres

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:39

Ben Zobrist will return to the Cubs' lineup Monday afternoon for their series opener against the Padres.

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Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:49

President Donald Trump spent Memorial Day honoring the fallen and their families at Arlington National Cemetery.

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What a Real Rock Star Can Teach You About Becoming a Business Rock Star

Inc. 05/29/17 10:43

What if it really IS all about that bass?

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White Sox look to spoil Red Sox left-hander David Price's season debut

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:02

The White Sox will take on Red Sox left-hander David Price in his season debut Monday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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29-year-old Chicago-area man slain in Janesville, Wisconsin

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:44

Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of an Illinois man in the southern Wisconsin city of Janesville.

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'We are not amused': Belgian monarchy angered by Burger King

Reuters 05/29/17 10:29

Jan Bartunek

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You're probably wearing the wrong gym socks — here's a pair that won't slip down on a run

Business Insider 05/29/17 10:37

If youre looking to make working out a more comfortable experience, this is one brand to have in your sock drawer.

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San Jose officer 'had no other choice' than to kill man charging with an ax, police say

LA Times 05/29/17 10:35

Officers 'had no other choice' than to kill man wielding ax at them, San Jose police chief says

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Penguins and Predators might tinker with lineups for Stanley Cup finals Game 1

LA Times 05/29/17 10:35

The Penguins and Predators prepare for Game 1 of Stanley Cup finals.

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Trump supporters complain ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author ‘always gets the bad end of the deal’

Raw Story 05/29/17 10:32

President Donald Trump is famously proud of his reputation as a dealmaker, but his supporters are frustrated that his media critics won’t give him a fair shake. The Republican president has watc...

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China's biggest online retailer using drones for rural deliveries

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:28

It has been four years since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced us to the companys newest innovation, a drone that would deliver packages to our doorsteps within 30 minutes of ordering. Chinas Amazon cl...

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Scientists accidentally helping poachers to find rare species

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:33

Scientists have sent out a warning about publishing the location and habitat of endangered animals in scientific journals. Wildlife poachers are trawling online publications to target rare and exotic ...

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Macron levels remarkable attack on Russian 'propaganda' organs as Putin stands by his side

Business Insider 05/29/17 10:30

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday leveled a remarkable criticism of two Russian media outlets - with Vladimir Putin standing by his side.

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Why valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — and the average millionaire's college GPA is 2.9

Business Insider 05/29/17 10:30

Eric Barker highlights research that finds following rules and doing well in school dont predict success later in life.

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Gonzaga isn't college athletics' only one-sport wonder

LA Times 05/29/17 10:20

A look, beyond Cal State Fullerton baseball, at other college teams that are the only consistent winners at their schools.

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Long Beach State, UCLA and Cal State Fullerton selected to NCAA baseball regional field

LA Times 05/29/17 10:30

Three local teams make the 64-team field

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'Pirates' blew Johnny Depp away by making him '21 Jump Street' young again

USATODAY 05/29/17 10:09

Here's how 'Pirates of the Caribbean' turned back time to show a '21 Jump Street'-era Johnny Depp as young Captain Jack Sparrow.

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Opinion: Portland is not as liberal as you think

CNN.com 05/29/17 09:52

A few hours after news broke of the horrific attack on a commuter train in Portland, Oregon, that left two dead and one seriously wounded, I received a text message from a friend in North Carolina. It...
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Cillizza: A handshake proves symbols matter

CNN.com 05/29/17 07:06

There's a tendency among "serious" people to dismiss the importance of the pomp, circumstance and symbolism in politics. "Focus on the policy, not the perceptions!" they shout. Who cares about the flu...
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Nintendo to increase Switch production again to avoid 'tantrums'

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:20

Just two months after it reportedly doubled its output, Nintendo is said to be further increasing production of its new Switch games console. As sales remain far higher than anticipated, the company i...

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Eight held in Dominican Rep. in Odebrecht graft probe

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:20

Police arrested eight people including a government minister in the Dominican Republic on Monday in a corruption probe into disgraced Brazilian firm Odebrecht, prosecutors said.

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On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

USATODAY 05/29/17 10:09

President Trump paid tribute to fallen servicemembers at a somber wreath-laying ceremony.

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Nearly 300,000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:10

Bangladesh has evacuated nearly 300,000 people as Cyclone Mora barrelled towards its southeastern coast at speeds of more than 85 kilometres (53 miles) per hour, officials said Monday.

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White House braces for more scrutiny, Trump defends Kushner

Digital Journal 05/29/17 10:10

A rattled White House braced Monday for a fresh wave of scrutiny in the ever-widening investigation into Russian election meddling, as President Donald Trump rallied behind his embattled son-in-law an...

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Some fight, others flee over Texas' immigration crackdown

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 08:43

Dozens of activists from around the country canvassed over Memorial Day weekend in Austin.

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What's Your Rate? Determine How Much to Charge Clients Using This Strategy

Inc. 05/29/17 10:06

Make up your pricing for every client. There is no formula, no rules, and no perfect way to do it.

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On Day 3 Of Cancellation Chaos, British Airways Edges Closer To Recovery

NPR 05/29/17 10:11

A "catastrophic" IT systems failure has disrupted roughly 75,000 British Airways passengers flights since it struck the company Saturday morning. "We profusely apologize," the airl...

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See every major 'Game of Thrones' death drawn out by hand - CNET

CNET 05/29/17 09:30

Relive a less-graphic but wildly artistic version of every major character death from Game of Thrones.

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Trump responds to Portland stabbing amid outcry

Raw Story 05/29/17 10:01

President Donald Trump acknowledged the deadly stabbing in Portland on Monday after journalists and the American public urged him to speak out about the incident. “The violent attacks in Portland on F...

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Fight erupts among lawmakers after Texas Republican calls ICE on people protesting immigration bill

Raw Story 05/29/17 10:05

A fight broke out among lawmakers at the Texas State Capitol on Monday after a Republican representative responded to people protesting recently passed immigration legislation by calling Immigration a...

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New pixel tuning method could triple screen resolutions overnight

Digital Journal 05/29/17 09:55

Researchers have discovered a new method of tuning the sub-pixels used on modern computer monitors that could enable immediate dramatic improvements in the resolutions of displays. Its claimed the dev...

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Investing: Invest in closed-end funds and earn as high as 9 percent

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:07

Like their exchange-traded fund (ETF) cousins, closed-end funds (CEFs) hold baskets of securities. And like ETFs, CEFs trade like stocks. But whereas ETFs

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One-time Ming Ling restaurant the focus of preservation efforts

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:07

Efforts are underway to renovate the former Ming Ling Restaurant on Lake Street in Gary's Miller section.

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La Grange Little League team dons the all-seeing eye of the Illuminati

Chicago Tribune 05/29/17 10:07

A La Grange Little League team chose Illuminati as a name, and suddenly hit it big on social media and now sells merchandise online.

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A financial planner explains 5 steps to take to start investing

Business Insider 05/29/17 10:00

If you're thinking about getting started with investing, use the following 5 steps to break this complex topic down into more manageable chunks.

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Investors are risking more than ever for the least amount of potential return

Business Insider 05/29/17 10:03

With the S&P 500 pricesales ratio higher than ever before, investors are taking the greatest amount of risk for the smallest potential return in history.

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Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

SFGate 05/29/17 09:51

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is condemning the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to aid two young Muslim women as an avowed white supremacist harassed them in Portland, Oregon. ...

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‘Real Housewives’ alum Yolanda Foster checks out of Westwood with sale at the Carlyle

LA Times 05/29/17 10:00

Former 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' personality Yolanda Foster has sold a condo in Westwood for about $5 million.

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Since election, yoga rises off the mat to take on Donald Trump

USATODAY 05/29/17 09:50

Political division is boosting yoga and meditation, particularly among liberals.

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Anti-Jihad Ramadan Advert Preaching 'Love Not Terror' Goes Viral in Middle East

Newsweek 05/29/17 09:38

The video features Emirati star Hussain al-Jassmi and has more than 2 million YouTube views.

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France's Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia's Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries

Newsweek 05/29/17 09:46

Relations have been beset by mistrust between the two countries, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict.

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CNN guest slams ‘deplorable’ Trump plans: ‘The most boorish ignorant foreign policy we’ve seen’

Raw Story 05/29/17 09:52

Talk radio host Bill Press unleashed on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in a Memorial Day political panel on CNN. News broke over the weekend that German Chancellor Angela Merkel reveale...

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Congo Approves Anti-Ebola Vaccine to Combat Outbreak in Remote Northeast

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 09:25

Approval of the vaccine, developed by Merck, comes nearly three weeks after announcement of the latest flare-up of the disease.

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South Africa's Zuma Survives Another Leadership Challenge

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 08:52

President Jacob Zuma survived another revolt against his leadership from within his own party, underlining the control he exerts over the African National Congress despite accelerating allegations of ...

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North Korean Missiles Threaten New South Korean President's Policy

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 06:47

North Korea's third missile firing in three weeks didn't appear to mark an advance in its capabilities-but it is likely to complicate newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in's efforts to enga...

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Tiger Woods Arrested, Charged With DUI in Florida

Rolling Stone 05/29/17 09:53

Golf great Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning and charged with driving under the influence near his home in Jupiter, Florida.

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Brush fire ignited by weed whacker in Brentwood 95% contained

LA Times 05/29/17 09:45

Brush fire caused the evacuation of 5 homes in hillside neighborhood, but wind was blowing away from residences.

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Giants received 'a lot' of letters on Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

USATODAY 05/29/17 08:15

New York Giants fans were apparently concerned last season about national anthem protests started by Colin Kaepernick on the opposite coast.

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Makeup artist under fire for turning a white woman into a black woman

USATODAY 05/29/17 09:09

A makeup artist is under fire after posting a picture of a white woman who was made up to look like a black woman.

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UK intelligence service launches probe on how it missed Manchester bomber

USATODAY 05/29/17 09:40

Interior minister Amber Rudd takes unusual step of confirming probe as scrutiny intensifies into how the suicide bomber managed to carry out the attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

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Bots push two-year-old story on Obama and Russia all the way to the top of today’s Drudge Report

Raw Story 05/29/17 09:44

A two-year-old report on “Obama’s secret outreach to Russia” hit the top spot on the conservative Drudge Report after hundreds of bot accounts flooded Twitter with links to the artic...

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BMW Slows Some Production Due to Parts Shortage From Supplier Bosch

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 08:22

BMW AG, the German luxury car maker, is slowing or halting production of certain models in response to a shortage of parts caused by delivery problems from supplier Bosch GmbH.

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Republicans Face Rifts Over Spending Bills

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 09:00

Congressional Republicans disagree internally over how to win support for appropriations from within the party and from Democrats to avoid a partial government shutdown Oct. 1.

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Hotels Remove Welcome Mat for Online Travel Agencies

Wall Street Journal 05/29/17 05:41

Marriott, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels are using extensive marketing campaigns to claw back business from Expedia and Priceline, which steer customers to hotel properties but also take hefty com...

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