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Kanye West drops $85K to use photo of Whitney Houston’s ‘drug-strewn’ bathroom as album art

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 05:00

The album of Kanye West's label mate Pusha T will feature a photo of Whitney Houston's 'drug-strewn' bathroom as its cover art.

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Chipotle leaves a wound in Denver’s heart as it moves to California though its burritos aren’t going anywhere

Denver Post 05/25/18 05:00

As iconic brand prepares to leave the city, fans remember what they did for a fresh-made burrito

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French govt seeks end to rail strike with 35 bn-euro debt pledge

Digital Journal 05/25/18 05:00

The French government has agreed to absorb 35 billion euros in debt from the state railway SNCF, union officials said Friday, raising the chances of an end to nearly two months of strikes.

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16 of the best places to shop for women's workwear — at every budget

Business Insider 05/25/18 05:00

If youre going to dedicate a bit of your paycheck to new clothes to wear to your job, you might as well get the ones you can get the most use out of -...

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Author Preben Ormen opens up about 'White Jaguar' book

Digital Journal 05/25/18 04:55

Author Preben Ormen chatted with Digital Journal about his new book "White Jaguar: An Inspector Marco Nayal Crime Detective Thriller."

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CNN guest explains the two reasons why anyone works at Trump’s White House — and they’re both scary

Raw Story 05/25/18 04:55

A CNN panel on Friday marveled at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s angry rebuttal this week to senators who asked him about President Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest when it...

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Devin Nunes Finds That Shilling for Donald Trump is Paying Off — Literally

Alternet 05/25/18 04:54

The House Intelligence Committee chairman is trying to save his California seat by carrying Donald Trump's water Devin Nunes was far from being a national figure before President Donald Trump took off...

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‘They’re holding four aces’: Morning Joe explains why Mueller and Rosenstein aren’t afraid of Trump

Raw Story 05/25/18 04:50

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough explained why special counsel Robert Mueller isn’t afraid of President Donald Trump — no matter how hard he huffs and puffs. His colleague Chris Hayes reporte...

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Shares and dollar in modest recovery but politics curb gains

Reuters 05/25/18 04:49

World shares steadied and the dollar resumed its rise on Friday after a wobble caused by U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to cancel a summit with North Korea, though political risk put Italian m...

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Doctor sued after video of operating room dancing

CNN.com 05/25/18 04:49

Dr. Windell Boutte is facing several malpractice lawsuits after posting a series of videos showing her dancing in the operating room while performing surgery on patients.
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Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police over sexual assault charges

Business Insider 05/25/18 04:49

He is expected to put up $1 million in cash, surrender his passport, and agree to wear a monitoring device as part of a pre-negotiated bail package.

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This is why you are getting all those privacy notifications in your inbox

USATODAY 05/25/18 04:46

There's been a flood of GDPR privacy emails advising Web users of privacy-policy changes. Stemming from European rules, they can help U.S. users, too.

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The Shocking Inside Story of Britain’s Parachute Murder Plot

The Daily Beast 05/25/18 04:41

A British Army instructor was found guilty of sabotaging his wife's parachute in an attempt to collect on her life insurance. Incredibly, she survived the 4,000-foot fall.

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This is why are you getting all those privacy notifications in your inbox

USATODAY 05/25/18 04:39

There's been a flood of GDPR privacy emails advising Web users of privacy-policy changes. Stemming from European rules, they can help U.S. users, too.

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Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Authorities On Sexual Assault Charges

NPR 05/25/18 04:32

The Hollywood mega-producer turned himself in to authorities Friday morning in New York City, where he faces charges of rape and sexual assault stemming from a 2004 incident.

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A Casual Fan’s Guide to Solo’s Most Obscure Star Wars References

Slate 05/25/18 04:32

Confused by *that* cameo? Not sure how to play Sabacc? Never heard of Aurra Sing? We explain.

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The View From Flyover Country

Slate 05/25/18 04:30

Listen to Episode No. 201 of Live at Politics and Prose: On this episode of Live at Politics and Prose, Sarah Kendzior discusses her book, The View Fro ...

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We all know Emmy's favorite shows, but take a look at these less familiar TV gems

LA Times 05/25/18 04:30

An Emmy nomination can’t be in the cards for every great TV series; there’s just too much good stuff out there. But if you’re looking to juice up your viewing experience, try adding one or two of ...

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Rachel Dolezal, former NAACP leader who posed as a black woman, accused of welfare fraud

USATODAY 05/25/18 04:28

Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this week with theft by welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance.

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Steam on iPhone: Apple Blocks New Steam Link App

Newsweek 05/25/18 04:27

The app was already approved, but Apple got cold feet.

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Exclusive: China Inc tightens reins on debt, raises specter of slowdown

Reuters 05/25/18 04:26

Debt growth for Chinese companies has slowed to the lowest rate in more than a decade, according to Reuters analysis, which could provide relief for policymakers worried about the fallout from years o...

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Why Business Owners Need to Leave Facebook Right Now

Inc. 05/25/18 04:25

As marketers and business owners, relying on any one platform, including Facebook, to market your business is suicidal. Here's why you need to focus on other marketing ideas right now.

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Weinstein surrenders to New York authorities in sex assault case

LA Times 05/25/18 04:25

In a milestone for the #metoo movement, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to New York authorities Friday morning to face sexual assault charges. Weinstein was taken into cus...

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South Austin neighbors run from one shooting to the next

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 04:25

Bystanders at one South Austin shooting scene rushed to another when they heard gunshots Thursday night.

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Foot Locker beats big on earnings (FL)

Business Insider 05/25/18 04:24

Foot Locker beat on both the top and bottom lines. Its gross margin fell and expenses rose as it built out its digital operations. Shares were up more tha...

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Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

NPR 05/25/18 04:21

Having been adversaries and then allies, Catholics and evangelicals once again have differing political agendas.

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Mystery Wolf-like Creature Shot and Killed In Montana Puzzles Experts

Newsweek 05/25/18 04:19

The animal resembles a wolf but has some unusual characteristics.

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Facebook gave 4 reasons why it's ready to lose money and credibility to continue running political adverts (FB)

Business Insider 05/25/18 04:18

Facebook said policing ads will be 'costly' and they only represent a 'single-digit percentage' of Facebook's overall ad business of nearly $40 billion. Political ads also con...

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GDPR sees EU users blocked from US news sites - CNET

CNET 05/25/18 04:17

Those pesky data protection rules are at it again.

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What Are the Best Grilling Tools?

Slate 05/25/18 04:15

Some of the country's best pitmasters weigh in.

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Indian child dies from mother’s ‘snake bite’ breast milk

Raw Story 05/25/18 04:11

An Indian woman who was bitten by a snake in her sleep and unknowingly breastfed poisoned milk to her daughter has died along with the child, police said Friday. The 35-year-old woman from Uttar Prade...

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Hollywood isn't on the side of the resistance

LA Times 05/25/18 04:10

With one of the most corrupt, autocratic and cruel administrations in memory ensconced in Washington, and with the chances of dislodging it in 2020 hardly a sure thing, you'd think Hollywood would...

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Fixing some of California's tough-on-crime mistakes of the past

LA Times 05/25/18 04:10

Who overpacked California’s prisons? It was first-term Gov. Jerry Brown, when he signed into law the Uniform Determinate Sentencing Act in 1976. And it was the Legislature’s Democratic majority, w...

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2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

Inc. 05/25/18 04:09

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.

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TotalBiscuit Cause of Death: Gaming YouTuber John Bain Passes Away Aged 33

Newsweek 05/25/18 04:09

The news of his death spurred heartfelt messages from across the gaming spectrum by fans, friends and peers.

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Muslim inmates in Alaska fed pork during Ramadan: activists

Raw Story 05/25/18 04:08

A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramadan, rights campaigners said. The Council o...

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Within 3 months, Trump's dealings with North Korea and Iran have antagonized: Russia, China, Germany, France, Japan, Britain, Austria, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Portugal, Finland, Ireland, South Korea [... ]

The Washington Post 05/25/18 04:07

A timeline of how Trump's dealings with rogue states alienated allies.

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In the age of #MeToo, Philip Roth offers an unlikely blueprint for feminists

LA Times 05/25/18 04:05

Philip Roth taught me everything I know about men, or at least most of what I’ve needed to know. I was probably 19 when I read “Portnoy’s Complaint,” the novel the New Yorker called “the dirtiest ...

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California should fight the good fight against bad health insurance policies

LA Times 05/25/18 04:05

This one should be a no-brainer: California lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban so-called junk health insurance policies — short-term plans that do not comply with the consumer protect...

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Kurtenbach: What we learned in the Warriors’ Game 5 loss to the Rockets

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 04:00

The Warriors are down 3-2 in the Western Conference FInals. Dieter Kurtenbach breaks down why and what to expect in Game 6.

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Impatient driver runs over ducklings: Roadshow

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 04:00

Every driver involved in an accident needs to exchange information.

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Mo Salah Vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Breaking Down the Champions League Final Showdown

Newsweek 05/25/18 04:00

Real Madrid and Liverpool will pin their respective hopes on Ronaldo and Salah on Saturday.

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The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges over a wild 15-year span

Business Insider 05/25/18 04:00

Theranos, the darling blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation, and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes was featured on the cover of business magazines and top-people lists. But then questions ...

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Sexual assault survivors deserve to know when, not if, their rape kits will be tested

LA Times 05/25/18 04:00

To the editor: Twenty-four hours a day, counselor advocates from Peace Over Violence and rape crisis centers around the state accompany survivors of sexual assault of all ages and backgrounds to h...

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Some people have already made up their mind about USC's C.L. Max Nikias. That's a big mistake

LA Times 05/25/18 04:00

To the editor: I respectfully disagree with your editorial, “USC President Max Nikias should resign.” The events of last year are still under investigation and we just recently learned about Dr. G...

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When is the use of force necessary? Only a cop can make that judgment call

LA Times 05/25/18 04:00

To the editor: UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky needs to get out of his academic cocoon and go on some ride-alongs with police to understand the realities of the street. (“The ‘rea...

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Jane Pauley, so masterful at reinvention, reaches a new level with 'CBS Sunday Morning'

LA Times 05/25/18 04:00

Inside Jane Pauley’s office at CBS Broadcast Center in Manhattan hangs a large group portrait by Annie Leibovitz that ran in Life magazine in 1982. The group includes Pauley and other trailblazing...

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We saw what teenagers could do after Parkland. It's time for them to make real change and vote

LA Times 05/25/18 04:00

To the editor: If you are 18 and registered to vote for the June 5 primary like op-ed article writer Jason Fong, congratulations. You are keeping the American representative system of government a...

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No, You Don't Have to Say 'Thank You' Constantly. Here's Why, According to a New Study

Inc. 05/25/18 04:00

Apparently, the low rate of verbalized thanks is a sign that reciprocation is already the expected and received norm.

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Meghan Markle gives gold demand a boost

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:59

US gold demand in the first quarter was the strongest since 2009, the World Gold Council says. Meghan Merkle favors yellow gold and sellers say she was a driving force in its revival.

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Ex-NAACP Chief Rachel Dolezal, Who Pretended She Was Black, Charged With Welfare Fraud

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:57

Rachel Dolezal, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, illegally received $8,847 in food and childcare assistance between August 2015 and November 2017.

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Roger Federer said he wouldn’t be as successful without Rafa Nadal — here’s why

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:57

Tennis champion Roger Federer has paid the ultimate tribute to his arch rival Rafa Nadal by claiming he would not have achieved as much success had it not been for his fellow competitor spurring him o...

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Opinion: We are the dinosaurs

CNN.com 05/25/18 03:54

The desert of northwestern New Mexico, in the vicinity of the Four Corners, is my special place. The high-altitude sun sparkles off the badlands, illuminating rocky pastels of red, green and brown tha...
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Japan is struggling to boost inflation

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:54

Core consumer prices in Tokyo rose 0.5% year-over-year in May, falling further away from the Bank of Japan's 2% goal.

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Old interview footage shows Morgan Freeman making creepy comments to female Entertainment Tonight reporters

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:51

The network republished video of its reporters interacting with Freeman after he was accused of harassment by several women. It shows correspondents Ashley Crossan and Janet Mock speaking to Freeman i...

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Facebook Wants Your Nude Pictures in Latest Attempt to Stop Revenge Porn

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:49

Facebook: "We want to do everything we can to help victims of this abuse." But will technology really help?

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Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:48

Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, local police said. The blast went off in the Bombay...

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Saudi minister Falih says Aramco IPO likely in 2019

Reuters 05/25/18 03:47

Saudi Arabia is most likely to hold the initial public offering (IPO) of oil giant Aramco in 2019, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Friday, confirming a delay from the initial plan to list the ...

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Collapse of Trump-Kim summit threatens to deepen US-China rift

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:41

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cancellation of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatens further strain on U.S.-China ties amid a trade dispute that had been intertwined with Beijing’s pr...

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French police arrest two garbagemen planning a smelly Macron protest

Digital Journal 05/25/18 03:40

Two refuse collectors were arrested Friday morning in central Paris after stealing a garbage truck with plans to empty the load at the headquarters of President Emmanuel Macrons Republic on the Move (...

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New privacy law forces some U.S. media offline in Europe

Reuters 05/25/18 03:36

Major U.S.-media outlets including the LA Times and Chicago Tribune were forced to shutter their websites in parts of Europe on Friday following the roll out of stringent new privacy regulations by th...

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Trump sought a legacy with a North Korea deal, but overlooked the issue's complexity

LA Times 05/25/18 03:35

When it began, with a South Korean official standing outside the White House announcing that the leaders of the United States and North Korea would meet for an unprecented summit, President Trump ...

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, KR, APRN, DIS, NFLX)

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:31

This is what traders are talking about.

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Having examined the traumas of the past, the women behind 'Jessica Jones' look to the future

LA Times 05/25/18 03:30

The thing that leaps out on first meeting the woman who plays the often-dour, sarcastic superhero “Jessica Jones” is that she’s nothing like Jessica Jones. “We joke about how different I am,” says...

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Parents Arrested After 8-Month-Old Baby Dies From Fentanyl and Cocaine Overdose

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:28

Couple accused of aggravated manslaughter of a child after infant dies from drug overdose.

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Democrat running for Iowa governor quits after sex allegations

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:27

A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women. State Senator Nate Boulton, 38, was among six De...

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TotalBiscuit, popular British gaming critic, dies at 33

CNN.com 05/25/18 03:25

John Bain -- a British video games critic known as TotalBiscuit -- has died at the age of 33.
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Not interested in retiring? You still need a financial plan to deal with eventualities

USATODAY 05/25/18 03:25

Your plan to never retire will work, as long as you accept the fact that you will eventually be forced to retire and you are financially prepared to do so by matching your budget to your Social Securi...

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Gunman at Oklahoma restaurant shot dead by bystander

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:23

A gunman who wounded two people in an Oklahoma restaurant on Thursday was shot dead by a bystander when he walked outside the business, authorities said. The gunman opened fire when he entered a Louie...

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Trump Administration Resumes Pressure Campaign on North Korea

Wall Street Journal 05/25/18 03:23

President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un shifts the U.S. approach to North Korea away from a monthslong rapprochement and back to a campaign of military and econ...

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ICE Trying To Deport Journalist For Reporting On Abusive ICE Behavior

TechDirt 05/25/18 03:23

For many years (looong before this current administration), we've documented the problems with ICE, a government agency that has long been totally out of control, abusing its power and authority not ...

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‘Sollers Point,’ a fresh take on working-class struggles and race in Trump country

LA Times 05/25/18 03:20

"Sollers Point," a Baltimore-set crime saga with the well-trod narrative of a protagonist trying to go straight, feels fresh in the hands of director Matthew Porterfield.

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Data privacy activist wastes no time in filing GDPR complaints against Facebook, Google, Instagram, and WhatsApp (FB, GOOGL)

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:19

Max Schrems said the services' take-it-or-leave-it approach to data consent breaks General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He said: 'A lot of these companies now force you to consent to t...

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Two of Canada’s biggest provinces are feuding over an oil pipeline. Trudeau is caught in the middle.

The Washington Post 05/25/18 03:17

“On the one hand, they don’t want our oil, and on the other hand, they are suing us to give them our oil.”

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A court has heard how a couple who murdered a young woman and burned her body were afflicted by 'folie à deux' — here's what it means

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:17

Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni were found guilty of killing French nanny Sophie Lionnet and burning her body in their garden. The court heard they were afflicted with a psychosis known as 'f...

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Who Was James Wong Howe? Legendary Deep-Focus Cinematographer Celebrated in Google Doodle

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:16

Google celebrates the release anniversary of Howe's seminal film The Thin Man.

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U.S. Websites Go Dark in Europe as GDPR Data Rules Kick In

Wall Street Journal 05/25/18 03:16

Europe's new privacy law took effect Friday, causing high-profile websites to suspend access across the region as data-protection regulators prepare to brandish their new enforcement powers.

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Hollywood women applaud impending Harvey Weinstein charges

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:15

Women in Hollywood applauded on Thursday after Harvey Weinstein agreed to turn himself into authorities in New York after a months-long investigation into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Mo...

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Baby Teething Drugs Contain Potentially Deadly Ingredient, FDA Warns

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:14

Benzocaine can trigger a condition that causes the amount of oxygen carried in blood to drop.

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Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud after allegedly failing to report income from her book

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:14

A subpoena for her self-employment records, which included copies of her bank statements, showed Diallo had deposited nearly $84,000 into her bank account between August 2015 and September 2017, witho...

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Shares and dollar recover, Italy markets set for big weekly loss

Reuters 05/25/18 03:11

World shares steadied and the dollar resumed its rise on Friday after a wobble caused by U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to cancel a summit with North Korea, though political risk put Italian ma...

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Spain's Socialists file no-confidence motion against Rajoy over graft

Digital Journal 05/25/18 03:10

Spain's biggest opposition party, the Socialists, filed a no-confidence motion on Friday against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after his conservative Popular Party was found guilty of benefiting from i...

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Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportation

Digital Journal 05/25/18 03:10

An elderly Australian nun facing deportation after angering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a last-minute appeal against the order on Friday, the deadline for her to leave the country.

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‘It is happening everywhere’ Texas mass shooting victims tell governor

Raw Story 05/25/18 03:09

Victims and survivors of mass shootings in Texas choked back tears, recounted the bloodshed that unfolded before their eyes and pleaded with Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday to improve safety so that ...

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Canadian police launch manhunt after bomb blast in Canadian restaurant wounds 15

USATODAY 05/25/18 03:09

The two suspects fled the scene of the attack, at an Indian restaurant in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga. Paramedic Joe Korstanje said three people suffered critical injuries while others were ligh...

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Russia Just Fired a Missile Further Than Anyone Before and No One Noticed

Newsweek 05/25/18 03:07

The S-500 struck a target 299 miles away.

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Netflix market value reaches $150 billion, exceeds Comcast

Digital Journal 05/25/18 03:07

On Thursday, May 24, the streaming service Netflix ruled the entertainment world. The market value of Netflix soared over $150 billion.

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After summit pullout, South Korea and China have little appetite for Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’

The Washington Post 05/25/18 03:07

Both Beijing and Seoul want diplomacy to continue, and Pyongyang still appears willing.

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TV tonight: Steve Martin, Martin Short team up in Netflix special

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 03:00

Also, Amazon's 'Picnic at Hanging Rock,' and a CNN special on an al Qaeda spy

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Trump canceling the Kim Jong Un summit makes tense trade, military talks with China even more fraught

Business Insider 05/25/18 03:00

Trump also cast uncertainty over progress in trade talks, saying Wednesday that Washington would seek a new "structure" for the deal and a new direction for talks with Beijing, days after th...

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Horoscopes: May 25, 2018

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 03:00

Take a different approach to personal relationships or dealing with children, older relatives or someone trying to put demands on you Scorpio.

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Magnate Deripaska resigns from Rusal board over US sanctions

Digital Journal 05/25/18 03:00

Russian aluminium giant Rusal said Friday that Oleg Deripaska has resigned his seat on the board, a key step in the companys efforts to escape US sanctions targeting its founder and key shareholder.

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Word Game: May 25, 2018

San Jose Mercury News 05/25/18 03:00

TODAY’S WORD — TURNKEYS (TURNKEYS: TURN-keez: Jailers.) Average mark 28 words Time limit 40 minutes Can you find 40 or more words in TURNKEYS? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDA...

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My Mother-in-Law Wants to Be Called “Nama” by Our Future Child

Slate 05/25/18 03:00

Nicole answer questions about grandparent nicknames, leaving day care, and telling unsafe family about a new pregnancy.

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See, you just have to ask them the right way

Computerworld 05/25/18 03:00

Go-live date for this big application update is now just days away, but it still needs to be tested to integrate with the payroll system -- and Payroll isn't helping.

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Internet match might really be scam hatched

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

After an online match led to marriage, partner is just becoming aware of wife's secrets and money-spending tendencies. Are these instances grounds for divorce?

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New York is ripping up the playbook on how it shelters the homeless

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

As Mayor Bill De Blasio headed toward reelection in 2017, he announced an ambitious plan to address one of New York City’s most intractable problems. Over the next five years, he said, the city wo...

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New Rams Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters ready to bring it in Wade Phillips' defense

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

The blueprint is familiar for Aqib Talib, and new for Marcus Peters. Talib, a 10-year NFL veteran, won a Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos playing in defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ 3-4 sche...

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John David Washington leaves football behind with a breakout role in Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

John David Washington was so intent on making a name for himself that he suffered five concussions, a torn meniscus and broken ribs while trying to distance himself from his father’s celebrity. As...

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Why did it take so long to arrest the Golden State Killer suspect? Interagency rivalries, old technology, errors and bad luck

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

The killer was thought to have law enforcement or military experience. He was believed to stand around 6 feet tall, with an athletic build. He was presumed to live in the Central Valley and Sacram...

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There's Koreatown. There's Little Tokyo. So why can't Leimert Park be Africa Town? Or Wakanda?

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

Bee Hall remembers when Leimert Park was the heart and soul of a vibrant black Los Angeles. The blare of the horns and the beat of the drums filled the streets. Freshly brewed coffee wafted out of...

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The North Korea summit has been canceled. Is anyone surprised, given what an unholy mess it was?

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

Seriously, is anyone really shocked that the much-discussed, much-heralded Summit of the Century between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been canceled? From the start, this...

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Palestinians look to Arab governments for help. But they have other concerns

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

There has been no shortage of dramatic images from the Gaza Strip in recent weeks as Palestinian protesters have faced off against the Israeli military. Crowds of demonstrators rushing the border ...

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P.F. Chang comes to Shanghai, but can you really sell American Chinese food to the country that invented the wok?

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

Nearly two centuries ago, Chinese workers stir-fried an amalgam of home and sold it in America. Last month that legacy returned to China in a steaming pile of fried honey chicken and scallion panc...

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Thanks to FasTrak, I could relax at home while also breaking the law hundreds of miles away

LA Times 05/25/18 03:00

At 8:49 p.m. on May 10, a Thursday, I was at home in Los Angeles, reading on the couch, as is typically the case around that time on weeknights, the dishes done, the dog walked. I was also at that...

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Help wanted: Summer nanny to have all the fun I'd rather be having

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

Summer is a complicated time for working parents who love and need their jobs but would also like to spend more time with their kids

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Two killed in Friday morning shootings

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

Two men killed were among those shot Thursday and early Friday in Chicago

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Morning Spin: Ives backer Uihlein tells magazine he'll vote for Rauner over Pritzker

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield.

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Bucktown home on double lot: $1.5M

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

1707 W. Wabansia Ave. in Chicago, Illinois

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Let the swatting begin: Mosquito season kicks off after cool, wet spring

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 03:00

After a late start, mosquito season is buzzing in with the warmer weather. This month has been the third-wettest May in Chicago's history, and the deluge of rain has created stagnant pools of water th...

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World stocks mixed as North Korea’s restraint eases concerns

USATODAY 05/25/18 02:58

World stock markets were mixed Friday after North Korea issued a surprisingly restrained response to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel a planned summit.

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Buried in Bourgeois Life

Slate 05/25/18 02:55

Rachel Cusk's trilogy isn't commenting wryly on upper-middle-class values. It's embodying them.

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Slate News Quiz

Slate 05/25/18 02:54

Welcome to Slate’s weekly news quiz. It’s Friday, which means it’s time to test your knowledge of the week’s news events. Your host, Ray Hamel, has con ...

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Human Remains Spewed into Air After Accident at San Diego Crematorium

Newsweek 05/25/18 02:52

Luckily, the cloud of ash was completely harmless.

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One of the most popular YouTubers in the gaming world has died aged 33

Business Insider 05/25/18 02:42

John Peter Bain, known online as Totalbiscuit, amassed more than 2 million subscribers on his YouTube account with a cynical take on the gaming world. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2014.

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Dutch, Australia say Russia responsible for downing MH17

Digital Journal 05/25/18 02:40

The Netherlands and Australia Friday accused Moscow of being behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives, in a move which may trigger legal ac...

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North Korea Says Trump Wasn't 'Confident' Enough to Meet Kim Jong Un

Newsweek 05/25/18 02:35

Saying the cancellation was "unexpected," Pyongyang remains willing to meet the U.S. "any time," the foreign ministry statement said.

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The 28 major global cities where workers have the highest salaries — earning more than $2,000 per month

Business Insider 05/25/18 02:35

Broadly speaking, the cities that rank highly are in the northern hemisphere in developed western economies, but southern hemisphere powerhouses like Australia and New Zealand also feature.

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Go back to your Twitter timeline as it was in 2008 - CNET

CNET 05/25/18 02:35

Jump back a decade with this fun Twitter throwback.

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Trump gave Kim Jong Un a taste of his own medicine —and now North Korea is begging to save the summit

Business Insider 05/25/18 02:32

North Korea is no stranger to talks with the US. The past four US presidents have all attempted diplomacy with Pyongyang, and all failed. Typically, these talks end with North Korea walking away or ta...

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Colombia's Top Presidential Hopefuls: Ex-Rebel or Critic of Peace Pact With Rebels

Wall Street Journal 05/25/18 02:30

The top two candidates in Sunday's presidential election offer Colombians a stark choice: a law-and-order conservative versus a former guerrilla and admirer of the late Venezuelan strongman, Hugo Cháv...

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Amazon Echo Secretly Recorded Couple's Private Conversation (Then Sent It to Employee Without Permission)

Inc. 05/25/18 02:30

Some privacy experts are wondering what exactly is going on with Amazons Alexa Echo smart device.

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Why Your Freelance Cash Isn't Growing (and How to Fix It)

Inc. 05/25/18 02:30

Contractors need a dash of entrepreneurship to make a sustainable, growing business. Seth Godins popular Akimbo podcast breaks down how

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China's WeChat axes top-performing 'sugar daddy' dating site - CNET

CNET 05/25/18 02:24

Investigate me, daddy.

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LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 5/25/18

Chicago Tribune 05/25/18 02:20

Today's Birthday (052518). Diligent practices grow your personal, physical and financial strength this year. Little steps add up. A fat summer harvest

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French govt offers to absorb railway debt of 35 bn euros: union head

Digital Journal 05/25/18 02:10

The French government has agreed to absorb 35 billion euros in debt from the state railway SNCF, a top union official said Friday, as it seeks an end to nearly two months of strikes.

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Australia builds world's longest cat-proof fence to save wildlife

Digital Journal 05/25/18 02:10

A conservation agency has constructed what is believed to be the worlds longest cat-proof fence in central Australia to save native wildlife and vegetation ravaged by the feline predators.

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Russian Facebook ads inflamed Hispanic tensions over immigration after Trump election

USATODAY 05/25/18 02:08

Russians bought Facebook ads to further inflame tensions with Hispanics over Trump's campaign rhetoric and his immigration crackdown after taking office.

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Bayer cuts Monsanto synergy target by $300 million due to divestments

Reuters 05/25/18 02:06

Bayer (BAYGn.DE) said positive synergy effects from the planned takeover of U.S. seeds maker Monsanto (MON.N) would be about $300 million below its previous target because it will sell more businesses...

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