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Russia's interference in the election is a clear and present danger that could explode at any minute
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, BillMoyers.com | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Trump's transition team has reportedly met with career White House staff to plan massive cuts to major agencies
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Or, why media literacy is more important to free thought than ever.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Chief market strategist Hussein Sayed says he has boosted his emergency fund to cover a year after spending 12 months without a job in 2008 and only having enough savings to cover four months.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, January 20, 2017
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On the last day before President Barack Obama leaves the White House, the New York Times and Associated Press report Donald Trump has traded in his Android smartphone. The device (which a profile last year identified as a Galaxy smartphone) that was......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The gruff, relentless muckraker began covering Trump in the late 1970s
From: Time | By: Jake Pearson and Hillel Italie / AP | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Obama and Biden were an unlikely pairing. But they became the closest White House partners in history.
From: Politico | By: Jonathan Alter | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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While Trump might resemble these European nationalists, he might be undone by ties to the Republican party
From: Salon.com | By: Brian Porter-Szücs, The Conversation | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Presidents don’t get to choose their emergencies.
From: The Atlantic | By: Thomas Wright | Friday, January 20, 2017
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What employees need to know.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ifeoma Ajunwa | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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When The New Yorker’s first issue was published, in 1925, the only way to contact the magazine’s editors was to post a letter to our office’s mailing address, which was printed on the inside cover. Ninety-two years later, there are many more ways...
From: New Yorker | By: The New Yorker | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump might not be taking any more direct calls The post Trump tells friend he will give up his phone appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Friday, January 20, 2017
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In early December, I spoke at the inaugural conference on Constructive Journalism hosted at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. The conference is the brainchild of my friend Cathrine Gyldensted, who has been developing the powerful...
From: Ethan Zuckerman | By: Ethan | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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How should Donald Trump and his administration meet the challenges ahead? We have gathered a small selection of AEI scholars’ work in alpha order on a variety of issues, foreign and domestic, addressing some of the major challenges facing the new administration....
From: The American | By: Colin Lahiff | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The inaugural festivities are underway for President-elect Donald Trump.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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CNN is on the hot seat and viewers are crying foul. During this week’s coverage of events leading up to Inauguration Day, the media giant hosted a segment that explored what would happen in the untimely event that President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Friday, January 20, 2017
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U.S. women have been stocking up on birth control before Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20. Many have feared they will lose access to free birth control and to the Affordable Care Act, which Trump plans to repeal. Many women have been...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Trump's inauguration is particularly worrisome in our new world order, where personalities will collide
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch.com | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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A Bollywood star, a grizzled military vet and a bagpiper from New Jersey joined thousands of Trump followers at one of America's iconic shrines to democracy The post Donald Trump’s pre-inaugural bash at the feet of Abraham Lincoln appeared first on...
From: Macleans | By: Allen Abel | Friday, January 20, 2017
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President Barack Obama’s administration will hand President-elect Donald Trump’s administration a system for secrecy, especially when it comes to concealing military and national security programs and policies, that is stronger than ever. Eight years...
From: Firedoglake | By: Kevin Gosztola | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Putting deep learning into practice with new tools, frameworks, and future developments.Deep learning has made tremendous advances in the past year. Though managers are aware of what's been happening in the research world, we're still in the early days...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Ben Lorica | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Donald Trump, at age 70, will be the oldest person to assume the presidency. He is part of a major demographic revolution—the aging of the baby boom—which received minimal attention during the campaign. But now Trump seems poised to declare war...
From: In These Times | By: Susan J. Douglas | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Donald Trump was right. The election was rigged. What Trump got wrong (and, boy, does he get things wrong) is that the rigging worked in his favor. The manipulations took three monumental forms: Russian cyber-sabotage; FBI meddling; and systematic Republican...
From: Truthout | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Also see: "One Day, We Will Win": The Fight to Protect Indigenous Lands From Brazil's Hydrodam Plans" (You can also read Mongabay’s series on the Tapajós Basin in Portuguese at The Intercept Brasil) The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the...
From: Truthout | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The transition to the Trump administration is likely to change the country's direction on key issues. We examine the national security, military and foreign policy environment Trump is inheriting.
From: NPR | By: Danielle Kurtzleben | Friday, January 20, 2017
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I feel like celebrating our inevitable progress toward victory for equality, dignity, and justice, despite the reasons we are marching in the first place: to unite to challenge the immoral and probably illegitimate presidency of Donald Trump. The post...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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8 years ago this week Obama gave his historic inaugural address.
From: Business Insider | By: Arielle Berger | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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“Populism is people taking authority back from institutions they no longer have faith in.”
From: The Atlantic | By: Uri Friedman | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Yesterday, Israeli police forces demolished homes and structures at Umm Al-Hiran, a Bedouin village in the southern Negev desert. Umm Al-Hiran is one of 39 ‘unrecognised’ Bedouin villages in Israel’s southern Negev and has faced state repression...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Jonathan Ofir | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! Last time, we put a capstone on our discussions of how to spend less money and how...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The New York City Subway, which dates back to 1904, has reached a milestone in its expansion designed and engineered by AECOM and Arup. The first phase of the major expansion of the Second Avenue Subway is now complete with a new 1.8 mile stretch of...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Pentagon is disagreeing with North Carolina Republicans who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. poses a threat to national security
From: U.S. News and World Report | Friday, January 20, 2017
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It starts with a hammer to the camera and goes from there. No one wants to be filmed, least of all this dude’s neighbors. After putting a security camera outside of his apartment, he filmed the insanity that is his living situation. Watch people hitting...
From: FAIL Blog | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure, but meant to be played among company in a drawing room, or sung with friends over a car radio or danced to in a...
From: Popdose | By: Popdose Staff | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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 Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber...
From: TechCrunch | By: Lora Kolodny | Friday, January 20, 2017
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IBM Corp. released its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 today, and while the company beat expectations and raised its guidance for 2017, its stocks saw a sharp drop-off in after hours trading. For Q4 2016, IBM reported non-GAAP earnings of $5.01...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Often, the banking options available for low-income Americans are all fundamentally flawed.
From: The Atlantic | By: Gillian B. White | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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It allows users to divulge their login credentials
From: Time | By: Robert Hackett / Fortune | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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It's a popular refrain among conservatives: Cut government spending! One would think, however, that in order to really cut a bulk of government spending — like, if that's really the thing that matters to you — you'd aim for where the most money...
From: Geekosystem | By: Teresa Jusino | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Security researchers at New York University have developed a system that aims provide secure software updates for computerized vehicles.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The political establishment in the United States is absolutely irate at President Barack Obama’s decision to commute U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s sentence. There are also an array of journalists and professional security or military...
From: Firedoglake | By: Kevin Gosztola | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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When most businesses start to think green, they initially begin recycling programs. But it really does involve the whole lifecycle or decision-making process. And that includes everything from production to packaging to transportation.
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Silverstein | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Gingrich has problems when the CBO's projections don't align with Donald Trump's promises
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Those named are in important national security and economic positions, transition spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.
From: NPR | By: Brian Naylor | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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How the vice president spent a few of his closing days in office
From: The Atlantic | By: Steve Clemons | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Without any of his key appointees confirmed by the Senate, the incoming president has turned to existing officials to help smooth the transition.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Machine learning has benefited the open-source world of data management over the past year. In particular, Databricks Inc. has enhanced the Apache Spark big data platform with intelligent automation and speed through consolidated code. Spark is expected...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Kristen Nicole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Older societies innovate more, out of necessity.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Andreas Irmen | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Infamous Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had previously said he would return to the US to face trial if the US granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act after leaking a massive amount of classified governm......
From: Engadget | By: Nathan Ingraham | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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