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Some people are already used to having their personal information exposed in massive data breaches. But the rise of artificial intelligence and connected computers in everything from toasters to implanted medical device could dramatically raise the...
From: Washington Post | By: Andrea Peterson, Brian Fung | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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A Chinese man agreed in a Hong Kong court Thursday to be sent back to the U.S., where he is wanted by authorities in connection with the slayings of his teenage nephews....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Veteran Steven Thomas and Joyce Durrant see each other in person for the first time since falling in love as teenagers during World War II....
From: Washington Post | By: Peter Hermann | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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WHILE WASHINGTON was glued to the New Hampshire primary results, the Supreme Court dropped a bombshell, placing a hold on the core of President Obama’s global warming policy, the Clean Power Plan. This will inevitably prompt speculation that the five...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Over the years, Hollywood producer Ross Putman noticed a pattern he found funny but sad: The introductions of women in film scripts typically focused on appearance over, well, just about everything else. So, he started collecting the paragraphs in...
From: Washington Post | By: Danielle Paquette and Ana Swanson | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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El Salvador’s Supreme Court has ordered a lower tribunal to open a civil prosecution against former President Mauricio Funes for possible illicit enrichment....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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A group of Puerto Rico bondholders proposed a payment plan Wednesday that would protect the value of their holdings while granting fiscal relief to the commonwealth. The proposal would protect the holders of about $7.6 billion of senior bonds issued...
From: Washington Post | By: Steven Mufson | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Bernie Sanders recorded a resounding victory in New Hampshire's Democratic primary Tuesday. He crushed his rival, Hillary Clinton, with no less than 60 percent of the vote. If Sanders hopes not only to win the election but to achieve his ambitious...
From: Washington Post | By: Max Ehrenfreund | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The National Retail Federation said Wednesday that it expects a year of healthy though hardly stellar growth for the industry in 2016, releasing a forecast that sales will rise about 3.1 percent.The trade group said retailers should finally start...
From: Washington Post | By: Sarah Halzack | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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New listings and contracts fell in January, but overall the market shows steady improvement....
From: Washington Post | By: Dion Haynes | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The proposal opens up veterans' choices in the private health market, but it doesn't completely shift veteran health care to the private industry....
From: Washington Post | By: Michelle Ye Hee Lee | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Ads on state TV and executives’ ties to major officials made it seem like Ezubo was cozy with the government — and trustworthy. Now it’s being billed as China’s largest-ever online scam....
From: Washington Post | By: Emily Rauhala | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Actor George Clooney says he plans to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Syria, which has contributed to the surge in refugees coming to Europe over the past year....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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A lobe of the polar vortex will rear its ugly head this weekend, drawing the coldest air of the season into the Northeast....
From: Washington Post | By: Angela Fritz | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The county program was inspired by the 2015 death of Natasha McKenna after she was Tasered in county jail....
From: Washington Post | By: Antonio Olivo | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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He shot himself, then went to the hospital and fired two shots there. No one else was hurt....
From: Washington Post | By: Julie Zauzmer | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The inspector general’s inquiry sought information about top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin....
From: Washington Post | By: Tom Hamburger | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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African American state senator from Va. says she, other black Democrats feel snubbed by their own party....
From: Washington Post | By: Laura Vozzella | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The last time PBS hosted a debate, it was front-and-center....
From: Washington Post | By: Callum Borchers | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Even the scaled-back proposal would give employees twice as much paid time off as two states’ programs do....
From: Washington Post | By: Aaron C. Davis | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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In a hot market, developers don’t need to have a finished unit — or even a model — to make a sale....
From: Washington Post | By: Scott Sowers | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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"Structural Discrimination: The Unequal Opportunity Race" was shown as part of Glen Allen High School's Black History Month program....
From: Washington Post | By: Peter Holley | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Maurico Walker, 23, of Northeast Washington was shot Wednesday on U Place SE....
From: Washington Post | By: Peter Hermann | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Two Harford County sheriff’s deputies were killed Monday by an armed man in popular restaurant....
From: Washington Post | By: Julie Zauzmer | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Google is increasingly interested in building an alternative to the traditional cable set-top box, according to a top exec for Google Fiber.Milo Medin, vice president of access services at Google, predicts that the Internet giant's own platform for...
From: Washington Post | By: Brian Fung | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Morgan Stanley on Thursday agreed to pay more than $3.2 billion to settle allegations by state and federal authorities that it downplayed the risk of mortgages it sold in the years before the financial crisis.Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Renae Merle | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Looking for love? In what will be no surprise to anyone on the dating scene today, a new report from Pew shows that "online," is increasingly the answer to that that age-old question "How did you two meet?"Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Hayley Tsukayama | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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What to expect over the next few months: A mess....
From: Washington Post | By: Philip Bump | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The endorsement comes as the Democratic presidential race tightens heading into the South Carolina primary....
From: Washington Post | By: Elise Viebeck | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Rubio's comments reflected the political and social makeup of South Carolina, a mannerly state where defense and national security issues are central....
From: Washington Post | By: Sean Sullivan | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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A daily roundup of top defense and foreign policy headlines....
From: Washington Post | By: Karoun Demirjian | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Earlier this week, Coca-Cola reported its latest earnings with a big smile, boasting that global soda volume sales rose in the last three months of 2015. The news suggests things might not be as bad as they seem in the soda universe — even in...
From: Washington Post | By: Roberto A. Ferdman | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Burundian police say 21 people been wounded in a grenade attack in the Burundian capital, nine of them seriously....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault as foreign minister in a government reshuffle....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Melissa Stanford is 14 years old and dreams of becoming a lawyer. The sixth-grade student lives at a residential school run by the Our Lady of Kilimanjaro Sisters in northern Tanzania, where she is at the top of her class and helps the sisters take care...
From: Washington Post | By: Melanie Lidman | Religion News Service | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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South African police fired stun grenades at dozens of clashing supporters of the ruling African National Congress and an opposition party ahead of the much-awaited state-of-the-nation address by the president....
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Brazil has signed an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months....
From: Washington Post | By: Joshua Goodman | AP | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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DC area joins Global Cities Initiative to get free advice on cooperating more to strengthen puny exports....
From: Washington Post | By: Robert McCartney | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Gene Marks | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The one-on-one debate comes ahead of contests in Nevada and South Carolina....
From: Washington Post | By: David A. Fahrenthold | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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A look at some of our favorite tweets....
From: Washington Post | By: Aaron Blake | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The issue is certain to be a subject of debate when the senator faces off with Hillary Clinton Thursday night in Milwaukee....
From: Washington Post | By: John Wagner | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Your morning tech policy news roundup....
From: Washington Post | By: Elise Viebeck | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The feds had basically left him alone since the 2014 standoff....
From: Washington Post | By: Amber Phillips | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu asked Thursday....
From: Washington Post | By: Lynsey Chutel | AP | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Two top Uber executives appeared Thursday in court in charges that could send them to prison and offer the ride-hailing company one of its most serious legal challenges to date in France....
From: Washington Post | By: Philippe Sotto | AP | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Three unclaimed lottery winnings still out there in Maryland, officials said. “Mr. Blessed” gets his $1 million prize....
From: Washington Post | By: Dana Hedgpeth | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Trading in U.S. stocks opened in the red Thursday morning, as equities markets overseas wobbled and investors worldwide worried about declining oil prices and a possible increase in U.S. interest rates.Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Max Ehrenfreund | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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It's time to think up a message for Hillary!...
From: Washington Post | By: Chris Cillizza | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Trump misspeaks on Common Core -- or does he?...
From: Washington Post | By: Philip Bump | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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