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"It's a grave error not to take Trump seriously. His ideas are very dangerous. Many millions of Americans think the way he does, and this is what is very dangerous".
From: Global Voices | By: Danica Jorden | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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What is predictive marketing and what are the future marketing technologies we should be paying attention to? To answer those questions and more, I am happy to share the next in our series of digital marketer interviews featuring Jeff Marcoux (@jeffmarcoux), CMO...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Lee Odden | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Qualcomm's technology will be used in a variety of Android smartphones
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Last year, $28 billion was collectively spent on climate finance from six large multilateral development banks (MDBs). That's no small feat, but 2,100 new coal plants slated for construction worldwide threaten to push us over our global 2°C carbon budget:...
From: AOL Television | By: Lauren Burke | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Ashley Madison, a website for would-be adulterers, was hacked in July and its user base was posted online.  Data from around 31 million accounts revealed a lot of sensitive information about the people (mostly men) who used the site, like email addresses,...
From: Business Insider | By: Dina Spector | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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It is turning out to be more encompassing and controlling, more totalizing, than earlier media ever was.
From: Politico | By: Nicholas Carr | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Just one part of a process that's going to keep moving.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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What are mailboxes? What are they used for, and what should they be used for? In the delivery biz now, companies are wondering what goes in our mailboxes, what a mailbox should be, and who should be allowed to have access to them. Now, only you and your...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Filed under: Retirement, Personal Finance, Career Change, Retirement Living, Social Security ShutterstockDownsizing to a new home, condo or apartment that costs significantly less than your current home can give your nest egg a quick boost. By Emily...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The top lobbyist for the agreement, along with John Kerry’s former chief of staff, answer a prominent critic’s questions for President Obama....
From: The Atlantic | By: Jeff Goldberg | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Ben and Jerry -- Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield-- are working for the Iran Deal against wobbly Democrats. Good for them. But when they condemn the "billionaires" who are trying to kill the deal, they purposely leave out the American Israel Public Affairs...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Philip Weiss | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Anatomy of an authoritarian GOP meme, from Newt Gingrich joke to Chris Christie proposal
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The world of pornography and the world of escorting are intimately intertwined. Many of my fellow performers are, or have been, escorts -- my fiancé Dirk Caber included. The "porn star" appellation is an attention-grabbing asset that attracts potential...
From: That's Fit | By: Jesse Jackman | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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You'll need objective advice about how to fairly divide property that has escalated in value;…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Denise Campbell Laidler | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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By N'Kosi Oates The term "anchor baby" has dominated political conversation this summer, as 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls directly call for an end to birthright citizenship. The phrase has been used to refer to child born to non-citizen parents...
From: Lemondrop | By: EBONY.com | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The very people who need them the least
From: Time | By: katymgosborn | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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President Obama's going to hang out with Bear Grylls in Alaska, so hopefully everyone can agree it would be unpresidential for Obama to drink his own pee. Donald Trump released a Willie-Horton-style video attacking Jeb Bush, in case anyone still wondered...
From: TV Squad | By: Arthur Delaney | Monday, August 31, 2015
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A word of advice to jail inmates who give press interviews: "Off the record" doesn’t mean squat to the FBI agents listening in. The post ‘Gone Girl’ Suspect Confesses to Reporter—As FBI Listens In appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Kevin Poulsen | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Many victims of the Ashley Madison extramarital affair website breach have been plunged into despair, some even to the point of contemplating suicide....
From: New York Times | By: FARHAD MANJOO | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The KeyRaider attack represents "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware." The post Hack Brief: Malware Hits 225,000 (Jailbroken, Mostly Chinese) iPhones appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Masked men in military uniforms have captured at least 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad early Wednesday morning, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi security officials said....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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  NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Over the last several years, Nicaragua has become increasingly popular as a vacation spot, as well as a place for expatriates from North America and other countries to move. Should you consider it as well? The Web site Best...
From: TheStreet | By: Chuck Bolotin | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Iraqi security officials say masked men in military uniforms have kidnapped 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Looking to retire in a city where you can make the most of your fixed income? You're not a alone.In the most recent Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, one-third of respondents lack confidence...
From: TheStreet | By: Caroline Nolan | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The trouble with security software is that it's always racing to catch up with new viruses and malware. They typically check against a database of known issues to protect you, which isn't very useful for brand spanking new attacks. Qualcomm is tryi......
From: Play Savvy | By: Devindra Hardawar | Monday, August 31, 2015
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More than 225,000 iPhones have been hacked by Chinese malware that allowed a third party to obtain usernames, passwords, and other sensitive information. The hack specifically affects jailbroken iPhones that were used to download apps from an unofficial...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jeremy Laukkonen | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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From deporting U.S. citizens to electronically tagging tourists, the top 14 Republican presidential candidates each said something insane about immigration this month
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Monday, August 31, 2015
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After calling his intellectual opponents treasonous, and allegedly exaggerating his credentials, a controversial law professor resigns from the United States Military Academy....
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The home automation space is poised to continue growing in 2015 and beyond. There are more companies and investors behind these companies that want entry into your home to make it smarter, more energy-efficient, safer, comfortable, and cost-effective....
From: AOL Television | By: Murray Newlands | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Turkey charged two British journalists with aiding a terrorist group Tuesday, underscoring its deep sensitivity about reporting on rising violence between security forces and militant Kurds....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving Indonesia's Forests Helps Save Human And Forest Lives - like the famed orchid mantid, posing on an orchid. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Thousands of fires, many illegally...
From: AOL Television | By: Mary Ellen Harte | Monday, August 31, 2015
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A militant group threatens to kill journalists working for foreign media who report on Mali.
From: Global Voices | By: Lova Rakotomalala | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Jindal effort to "defund" Planned Parenthood violates Medicaid's "free choice of provider" rule.
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve...
From: The Atlantic | By: Heather Timmons | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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It’s no secret that airlines have increased their fees and shrunk the size of their seats over the years in an attempt to maximize revenue. While those extra costs and seat sizes are generally available through the carrier’s website, a federal panel...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Leaked documents detail a collection of failed schemes to get the long-trapped WikiLeaker out of London. The post Ecuador Considered Smuggling Julian Assange to Freedom in a Bag appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Republicans’ latest plan for unnecessary cuts to Social Security involves the disability fund....
From: New York Times | By: TERESA TRITCH | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Scores of Bahrainis are arrested after every bombing attack targeting its security apparatus. Yet, in the age of social media, footage of the attacks is almost never shared leaving people confused.
From: Global Voices | By: Batool Al Musawi | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Over the past few months, we’ve been covering the controversy over how much data California utilities need to share in their distribution resource plans (DRPs) -- the regulatory framework that could open a multi-billion-dollar market for distributed...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jeff St. John | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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A former CIA agent and top U.S. defence expert has warned that the world is more dangerous than it has ever been due to the rise of heavily armed and well funded terrorist groups. Although the 21st century has not yet been subjected to the mass carnage...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tim Butters | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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I was looking at my blogs for 2004. I was very frustrated at the time that many prominent people didn't understand the Federal deficit. I heard intelligent people regularly say we are passing on our debts to our children and our grandchildren. It is...
From: Pro Commerce | By: Michael Phillips | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Lebanese activists and members of the You Stink movement have announced an open occupation of the Ministry of Environment until their demands are met including the resignation of the minister
From: Global Voices | By: Faten Bushehri | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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If you've been sitting on pins and needles waiting for the community-focused CyanogenMod firmware to both make the leap to Android 5.1 and fix that nasty Stagefright MMS exploit, you can relax. Hot on the heels of Cyanogen OS 12.1 (for devices like......
From: Play Savvy | By: Jon Fingas | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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What follows is an engineered set-up to induce cognitive dissonance in the reader. Do not read past the break if that sort of thing would be uncomfortable for you.I do this as part of my series on Trump’s persuasive brilliance. You will have a better...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The tiny, shelf-level security camera at the grocery store is watching you. It’s recording your height, gender, race, and approximate age, as well as the brand of orange juice you just placed in your shopping cart. Oh, and it also knows exactly who...
From: Slate | By: Amy X. Wang | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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For all its difficulties, Europe is prosperous and safe: one of the best places on Earth. Many other societies have yet to achieve this happy state: some are murderous and… Continue reading The post Here’s the answer to your migrant crisis, Mr Cameron...
From: Spectator | By: Paul Collier | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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As the disability-insurance program’s trust fund runs out of cash, there are new signs of internal reform—but more changes are needed....
From: The Atlantic | By: Harold A. Pollack | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Meet Bill, an average American. The first thing Bill does when he rolls out of bed in the morning is look at his phone. He checks for new texts and emails, peruses his Facebook feed, and then surfs around to various news sites and blogs. Then he grabs...
From: The Art of Manliness | By: Brett and Kate McKay | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Nest Labs released its third-generation learning thermostat on Tuesday. The updates include modifications to its design, as well as predictive analytics.  Along with the release of its newest model, Google-owned Nest touted its robust sales channels...
From: Greentech Media | By: Katherine Tweed | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Brussels (AFP) - Europe's cherished system of borderless travel is increasingly at risk as countries grapple with record numbers of refugees and migrants clamouring to enter their territory, officials and analysts say.German Chancellor Angela Merkel...
From: Business Insider | By: Lachlan Carmichael | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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