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Inside Scientologists’ Bizarre Plot to Sell Bogus Meat to the Poor
Scientology requires acolytes to take wildly pricey courses. To pay their way to membership, countless California scientologists sold overpriced “meat” products…
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IBM’s Watson Was Supposed to Change the Way We Treat Cancer. Here’s What Happened Instead.
IBM corporate headquarters in Armonk, New York. STAN HONDA/Getty Images What if artificial intelligence can’t cure cancer after all? That’s the message of a big…
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7 hours ago
Overhaul Boosts Credit Scores of Millions of U.S. Consumers
The credit scores of millions of U.S. consumers have risen following a broad overhaul of how credit-reporting firms handle negative credit information.…
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16 hours ago
Opinion | Another epic economic collapse is coming
The New York Stock Exchange (Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images) Columnist Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about…
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Chaffetz: Comey's silence on memos 'raised a lot of eyebrows'
Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Monday that James Comey "went silent" when asked about the memos the former FBI director wrote about his conversations…
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The True Story of the Comey Letter Debacle
I SOLEMNLY ERR F.B.I. director James Comey at the July 7 House oversight committee hearing on the F.B.I.’s probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail…
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Why Are Republicans Trying to Oust Jason Chaffetz?
Jason Chaffetz, who will not be a member of Congress in 42 days. By Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. House Oversight chairman Jason Chaffetz sure knows how to…
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2 days ago
Shutterbugs, Pixel Peepers and Others Who Annoy Me – Kenneth Jarecke – Medium
Cowboys doing cowboy things. ©2018 Kenneth Jarecke / Contact Press Images When it comes to looking at pictures, the first thing that matters is the picture. Is…
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3 days ago
How to Invest $500 a Month and Become a Millionaire in 30 Years
If you have $500 left over at the end of every month, you can easily achieve millionaire status with a simple investing approach and a little bit of patience.…
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3 days ago
The Next Populist Revolution Will Be Latino
Edmon de Haro Immerse yourself in the pro-immigration literature of Democratic Party thinkers, and you will notice a curious pattern of argument: High levels of…
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3 days ago
Elon Musk’s Flawed Plan for Tesla Shareholders
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk proposed in a tweet on Tuesday to take the company private. Photo: joe skipper/Reuters The stock market has been kind to Elon…
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9 days ago
The 'Tesla top'? What Musk's latest gambit could be saying about the market
show chapters Should investors believe Elon Musk? Analysts debate 7:45 AM ET Wed, 8 Aug 2018 | 05:14 Elon Musk's stunning announcement that he is looking to…
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9 days ago
There’s a big problem with Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private
When I asked University of Arizona legal scholar William Sjostrom about the way Elon Musk announced his plan to take Tesla private, he was scathing.
“A…
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9 days ago
Activist Shaun King Says CPS Came to Take His Kids After Someone Filed a False, Anonymous Complaint
FS2/FayesVision/WENN/Newscom Shaun King, the writer and Black Lives Matter activist, had a surprise visitor last night. Someone, his doorman called to say, had…
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15 days ago
Immigrant detainees contribute to ‘chaos’ at overcrowded, understaffed Victorville prison, union says
When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent immigration detainees to the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville in early June , John Kostelnik was…
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15 days ago
Samuel Woodward, Accused Blaze Bernstein Murderer, Charged With Hate Crime
RT : Samuel Woodward, Accused Blaze Bernstein Murderer, Charged With Hate Crime via
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Easterseals moves headquarters to Irvine
8/1/2018 Easterseals moves SoCal headquarters to Irvine DAVID AND MOLLY PYOTT WITH MARK WHITLEY (RIGHT), PRESIDENT/CEO OF EASTERSEALS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE…
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16 days ago
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Learn to coach others to provide solutions so that they take ownership and grow with you. It’s easier to…
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17 days ago
Shapiro: Being a Socialist means never having to say you're sorry
Latest Iran on the move Levin: Report of new Iranian military exercise is no joke Religious Liberty U.S. sanctions Turkish officials over pastor’s detention GOT…
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17 days ago
Conservatives’ Three Simple Steps for Getting Out of Poverty
Bettmann / Getty What to do when financial stability is beyond one’s grasp? Over the past decade, a coterie of pundits and think-tank scholars have arrived at a…
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17 days ago
Why Russian Spies Really Like American Universities — ProPublica
Under the alias Cynthia Murphy, Russian spy Lydia Guryeva attended Columbia Business School, and ingratiated herself with a key fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s…
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18 days ago
Mr. Rogers was my actual neighbor. He was everything he was on TV and more.
Fred Rogers, the host of the television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Getty Images Vox's home for compelling, provocative narrative essays. This year…
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20 days ago
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“’Assemblyman so-and-so voted to let your kids sit on the side of the road without the cops being able to find them…
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21 days ago
Cycling’s Best Performance Enhancer: Riding in the Peloton
Every day at the Tour de France is like cycling through a postcard, from the beaches of the Atlantic Coast to the mountain passes of the Alps and Pyrenees. But…
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21 days ago
A Major Drug Company Now Has Access to 23andMe’s Genetic Data. Should You Be Concerned?
TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. Consumer genetic testing company 23andMe announced on Wednesday that GlaxoSmithKline purchased a $300 million stake in…
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22 days ago
Mark Cuban says this skill will be critical in 10 years, and Elon Musk agrees
Research shows that one million U.S. jobs are expected to disappear by 2026 and one-third of U.S.workers could be jobless by 2030 — all due to automation. And…
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23 days ago
Amazon cloud revenue jumps 49 percent
Amazon on Thursday said that its cloud business grew nearly 48.9 percent in the second quarter, coming in above analysts' expectations. The growth keeps…
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23 days ago
Great Park Update: We’re Creating a Truly Great Park!
As anyone who has followed the history of the Orange County Great Park knows, its development has not always been smooth or something to be proud of. In fact,…
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24 days ago
When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health
Nutrition scientists have long debated the best diet for optimal health. But now some experts believe that it’s not just what we eat that’s critical for good…
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24 days ago
Supervisors move to ban workplace cafeterias - by j_rodriguez - July 24, 2018 - The San Francisco Examiner
Homepage The City San Francisco News Politics Supervisors move to ban workplace cafeterias San Francisco Supervisors Aaron Peskin and Ahsha Safai are proposing…
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24 days ago
How Do Plastic Straw Bans Work?
This story is part of Planet or Plastic? —our multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic waste crisis. Learn what you can do to reduce your…
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25 days ago
A Theory of Trump Kompromat
President Trump’s persistent deference to Vladimir Putin has led many people to speculate that the Russian President is holding something over him. Photograph…
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26 days ago
Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'
"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker, author of Why We…
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26 days ago
A Global Guide to State-Sponsored Trolling
_______ |_ _| | | | | ____| | | | | | | | \______/ ournalist Nedim Turfent was reporting on a brutal counterterrorism operation in Turkey’s Kurdish region when…
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26 days ago
How Google's Safe Browsing Helped Build a More Secure Web
In the beginning there was phone phreaking and worms. Then came spam and pop ups. And none of it was good. But in the nascent decades of the internet, digital…
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26 days ago
Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates — ProPublica
Health Insurance Hustle The Confounding Way We Pay for Care This story was co-published with NPR. To an outsider, the fancy booths at last month’s health…
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26 days ago
The Water Wars of Arizona
Homes in the Sulphur Springs Valley in Arizona stand just outside a corn field with a large irrigation system. Credit Lucas Foglia for The New York Times E arly…
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26 days ago
Epistocracy: a political theorist’s case for letting only the informed vote
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, cast their votes on Election Day at PS 59 on November 8, 2016, in New York City. Chip…
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26 days ago
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TextWrangler was moved into BBEdit and is now offered under the freemium model; I use…
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RT : Ecuador will imminently withdraw asylum for and hand him over to the UK. What comes next?…
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Fair enough. I personally like looking back at my evolution and maturation, but I understand the ris…
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28 days ago
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I’m not saying people don’t change. I think this was a politically-motivated, “eye for an eye”. Del…
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28 days ago
Instagram adds a status indicator dot so people know when you’re ignoring them
In a blog post today , Instagram announced a new feature: a green status dot that indicates when a user is active on the app. If you’re cruising around…
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4 weeks ago
Rolling the Heroku Redis Fleet
Over the past few weeks, Heroku proactively updated our entire Redis fleet with a version of Redis not vulnerable to CVE-2018-3760 . This was an embargoed…
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4 weeks ago
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So last night I was out walking Bella behind our house and I ran into this cute fella. He looked at me with a cute…
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Yesterday, I was watching Kevin James on Netflix, joke about Benihana. Today I have a Benihana ad on Fac…
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Lessons from inheriting another team’s codebase
Have you ever found yourself with an entirely unknown codebase, a new team, and a schedule to take over an application from an offshore team? What do you do,…
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4 weeks ago
Open-plan offices have a surprising effect on workplace communication
A new before-and-after study led by a Harvard Business School professor might bolster the already strong case against the open office plan. Unlike previous…
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5 weeks ago
Anti-Government Groups Cheer Trump’s Pardons of Ranchers Who Inspired Militia
The Bundy family and ‘patriot’ groups took over federal land to protest the imprisonment of the Hammonds. Now they’re out and the far-right says it shows the…
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5 weeks ago
What Kubernetes really is, and how orchestration redefines the data center | ZDNet
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🤢 "more than 1.2 million trips per day, unwitting passengers sit in a vast array of substances, including urine, fe…
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RT : WATCH: Flames draw dangerously close to the Griffith Observatory this afternoon as visitors evacuate. (Firefighters…
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America is all about life, liberty and the pursuit of perfect grass
Opinion Millennials Social Media 100 Percent Wrong Listen up, because I don’t like having to repeat myself: Your dad was right. About what? About everything.…
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5 weeks ago
You don’t win an argument by getting personal | The Spectator
‘If you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant,’ Democratic Representative Maxine Waters railed to a California rally last month, ‘in a department store,…
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5 weeks ago
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Why is it not enough to say, “The Thai government has our support if they need it.”?
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pointed out that there was no command to show hands. I conceded t…
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City Council Calls on Durham to “Resist Bigotry,” Recommit to Inclusive Values Ahead of Jordan Peterson's DPAC Show
City Council Calls on Durham to “Resist Bigotry,” Recommit to Inclusive Values Ahead of Jordan Peterson's DPAC Show Indy Week Close Home Blogs News Music Film…
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Obviously I’m not going to change your opinion on this. What’s the solution? Stop making arrests? When…
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6 weeks ago
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Can’t see the hands of the teens behind him. I watched it over, and Yes it would have been really bad i…
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6 weeks ago
In Arizona, a former Trump critic moves right on immigration. Is she too far right?
Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) is confronting the complexities of immigration as she runs for a U.S. Senate seat. (Matt York/Associated Press) PRESCOTT, Ariz. —…
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6 weeks ago
The Tunnel That Could Break New York
How politics, and Donald Trump, turned America’s most important repair job into a $30 billion grudge match. | Cameron Davidson for Politico Magazine President…
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6 weeks ago
This Girl Got Almost All Of Her DNA From Her Dad
Lawren / Getty Images / National Human Genome Research Institute / Via genome.gov An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came…
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6 weeks ago
Uber and Lyft are forcing Southern California parking companies to adapt or die
The rapid rise of ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft has taken a big bite out of businesses that rely on people who need to park their cars. Now…
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6 weeks ago
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Quite a bit different from Anaheim. In both cases, there are a group of kids who disrespect authority.…
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I can only imagine the way that database will be abused as circumstantia…
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Millionaires Flee California After Tax Hike
PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016: Former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, in Philadelphia, Pa., on…
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6 weeks ago
Ed Schultz, MSNBC Broadcaster And Radio Personality, Dead At 64
Longtime radio personality Ed Schultz has died, his employer RT America announced Thursday. He was 64. “We at RT America are sad to announce the passing of…
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6 weeks ago
Here’s What You Need To Know About Trump’s Top Picks For The Supreme Court
In his fast-moving search for a new Supreme Court justice to fill the seat left open by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Donald Trump has reportedly…
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6 weeks ago
How Red Hat has come to dominate Kubernetes
In the old world, the operating system was the center of the computing universe. In today’s modern application age, container platforms fill the space once…
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6 weeks ago
We Talked to People Who Work in Tech About How They Manage Screen Time
Being a parent has never been easy. You’re ultimately responsible for another life, or even multiple lives. Even the basics can be daunting—how do I feed and…
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6 weeks ago
Celebrating Independence Day in America's detention camps – during World War II and now
The Manzanar Relocation Center was built in 1942 after President Franklin Roosevelt signed an order that authorized the military to remove Japanese Americans…
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6 weeks ago
Alan Dershowitz says McCarthyism has come to Martha's Vineyard, which is somehow a hit on Maxine Waters
FOLLOW THE WEEK ON FACEBOOK don't even try to follow Edit Alan Dershowitz says McCarthyism has come to Martha's Vineyard, which is somehow a hit on Maxine…
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6 weeks ago
The Rise of Rust in DevOps - Mesosphere
Florian Leibert, CEO of Mesosphere, recently sat down with Steve Klabnik to talk about the rapid adoption of Rust and its role in DevOps. If you’re on Hacker…
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6 weeks ago
California's new data privacy law the toughest in the US - CNET
Getty images A major privacy bill signed into law in California on Thursday is poised to reshape how Silicon Valley does business. When the law goes into…
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6 weeks ago
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Log in Sign up Mesosphere @ mesosphere How powerful and easy-to-use #Rust became the next-gen infrastructure language. A conversation between @Flo &…
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6 weeks ago
Families earning $117,000 now qualify as "low income" in California's Bay Area
Families earning $117,000 now qualify as "low income" in California's Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO -- A report out this week from the Department of Housing and Urban…
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7 weeks ago
Jeff Flake Gave the Game Away
Photo: Getty But what do you expect them to do, exactly? goes the usual refrain when one points out the uselessness of supposedly Trump-averse Republican…
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Rosenstein felt used by the White House in Comey firing: report
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told peers that he was angry over how President Trump used him to justify firing former FBI Director James Comey last…
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Did Anthony Kennedy’s son loan Donald Trump $1 billion?
After President Trump made his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he was filmed showing his appreciation for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.…
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