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Kim Kardashian has put out a corrected Instagram post about a morning sickness drug she's promoting, which the FDA had ordered taken down because it failed to mention the drug's health risks. The reality TV star, who is pregnant with her second child,...
From: Business Insider | By: Tanya Lewis | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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On August 30, on the eve of President Obama’s mission to Alaska to sound the warning about climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that 20,237-foot Mount McKinley, North America’s highest peak, would officially be renamed...
From: National Geographic | By: David Roberts | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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- -Today marks the 15th anniversary of the publication of McSweeney’s first book: The Neal Pollack Anthology Of American Literature, The Collected Writings Of Neal Pollack. To commemorate this milestone event in American literary history, we’ve commissioned...
From: McSweeney's | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Vice President Joe Biden will appear on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Sept. 10 The episode will be Colbert’s third as host of the CBS late night talk show. Biden will join previously announced guests, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country...
From: The Wrap | By: Reid Nakamura | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Accelerated smart-meter deployment, updated emergency-response plans, and more charitable giving are some of the 50 new commitments NextEra Energy has made as part of its $4.3 billion proposal to buy out Hawaiian Electric Industries. The Florida-based...
From: Greentech Media | By: Julia Pyper | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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But her announcement is sparking more criticism than congratulations. The post Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO, Is Pregnant with Identical Twin Girls appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Monica Bielanko | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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No industry in the world enjoys self-flagellation quite as much as the advertising industry. We criticize the work we create. We condemn the environments in which we create it. We denounce the same award shows whose recognition we covet. We disparage...
From: AdWeek | By: Edward Boches | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Mental illness flooded into New Orleans as the storm waters receded....
From: The Atlantic | By: Donovan X. Ramsey | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Our latest speaker, Graeme Devine looks like a character from Game of Thrones. The chief creative officer and vice president of games at Magic Leap is one more among the cast of characters from gaming who will talk at our GamesBeat 2015 conference...
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The professor of economics at Columbia University discusses the failure of austerity, the rise of inequality, and the weakness of the U.S. economic recovery The post The Interview: Nobel laureate and economist Joseph Stiglitz appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jason Kirby | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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I never knew the Southwest could be so fun -- and I very happily live right in sunny Phoenix. But I'm on a travel high, back to report on my findings and adventures following a recent trip to stunning Sedona. We even ended up setting off a day early,...
From: AOL Television | By: Michael Lazar | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Carole Radziwill has zero qualms about letting the world know she’s dating Chef Adam Kenworthy. In fact, the Real Housewives of New York star recently uploaded images of her and her boyfriend celebrating Radziwill’s birthday to her Instagram account....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Now that we are a month removed from the trade deadline, here's a look at how teams have fared since making the difficult decision to buy or sell. In baseball, a lot can change in the span of one month; that feels especially true for the month of August,...
From: Beyond the Box Score | By: Nick Lampe | 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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Julianne Hough and her hockey star fiance Brooks Laich are all smiles as they attend the Television Academy’s cocktail reception for the 2015 Emmy Award Nominees for Outstanding Choreography held at the Montage Beverly Hills on Sunday (August 30) in...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | 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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Conservatives want to defund the group, even if it means shutting down the government. And they’re holding the GOP leadership accountable....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Mr. Colbert (the real one, not the character) has spent the summer preparing to assume command of “The Late Show.” Will he become the Letterman successor CBS needs him to be?...
From: New York Times | By: DAVE ITZKOFF | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The oldest survivor of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 has died.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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[This post was originally published in Truthdig.com] If Donald Trump has learned anything during his long and overblown career as a real estate mogul and reality TV huckster, it's that flamboyance, belligerence, vulgarity and the allure and promise of...
From: AOL Television | By: Bill Blum | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The president plans to see the effects of global warming and bro down with Bear Grylls. Busy week.
From: Grist | By: Katie Herzog | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Correspondents Jessica Williams, Hasan Minhaj and Jordan Klepper show exactly how their program is in transition under its new host
From: People | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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I'm making an iPhone app that opens a website when a label is clicked. However, when I run my app, the iOS simulator just stays at the title screen, and doesn't move from there. When I exit the simulator, a dialog box pops up that says, "Exception encountered...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Turk | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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It’s time for the three women in Dracula’s inner circle to hit the small screen. NBC has given Brides of Dracula — from writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Glee, Archie) and producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow) — a pilot production commitment,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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"Words were going back and forth," an insider says of the fight
From: People | By: Michele Corriston and Emily Strohm | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The NBC show isn’t casting its net wide enough when it comes to finding new players....
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is a thing of the past. (His last show was Aug. 6)  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is a thing of the future. (His first show is Sept. 28.) The Daily Show is right now a place in transition, as you can see in the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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With the premiere a week away, host Stephen Colbert announced Vice President Joe Biden as the latest guest expected to stop by The Late Show.  September 10th, #LSSC welcomes @VP Joe Biden! Wait, if he’s here, who’s Vice Presidenting the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Update: Josh Gad is now finally confirmed to play Roger Ebert in the film Russ & Roger opposite Will Ferrell as film producer and director Russ Meyer. (The film was formerly referred to as Russ & Roger Go Beyond.) Michael Winterbottom will...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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With a doctorate in economics, self-taught editing and layout skills and unwavering support of his wife’s dream, Lorenzo Brown co-created a women’s magazine about black entertainers that survived the ups-and-downs of publishing for 26 years. Mr....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Maureen O'Donnell | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Rosie Perez announced her official departure from The View earlier this summer, but that doesn’t mean she’s said farewell to the show for good.  “I think I will be back to visit the ladies,” Perez told People when asked if she’d...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Most of us won't see Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" for another week, but several hundred people have already watched him quiz guests and try out material....
From: CNN | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Specs Age 37 Claim to fame Emmy Award nominee for his role as George "Pornstache" Mendez on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black; star of HBO's The Brink; appears in the Michael Bay film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (in theaters Jan. 15) Base...
From: AdWeek | By: Damian Bazadona | Monday, August 31, 2015
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They'll join Miley Cyrus who will act as musical guest and host for the season opener
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you're not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simpler ways to see those pounds drop on the scale. Employing these 10 little tricks daily...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Monday, August 31, 2015
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By: Joe Oliveto Credit: iStock/Ilya Terentyev "Nine to five." It might have meant something in your parents' day, but now it's just another awkward, outdated phrase, like "the bee's knees" or "I'm voting for Nixon." Our digital age has been sweet, but...
From: AOL Television | By: Supercompressor | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The world your b-to-b customers live in is complex -- a maze of engagement channels, devices, conversations and interactions. Making a connection between your customers and your brand requires new ways to not just stand out to the right audience with...
From: Ad Age | By: Sheryl Pattek | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Hell is most decidedly chilly as I am starting to enjoy watching I Am Cait.
From: Geekosystem | By: Marcy Cook | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The actress and former co-host also shares her response to a 2020 presidential run for Kanye West
From: People | By: Maggie Parker | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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As you’ve no doubt already heard, Netflix is losing a whole bunch of great titles at the end of September. With the clock ticking, there’s no time to catch up on everything leaving the streaming service — so after the jump, see our list of the...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Customers love it, but it’s running out of cash.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ramana Nanda | Tuesday, September 1, 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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"I couldn't be happier for the two of them," Julianne Hough's brother Derek Hough told PEOPLE
From: People | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.Davis was then an unlikely candidate to wage a moral war over the institution of...
From: Business Insider | By: Claire Galofaro | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Author Bradley Somer discusses his latest book, Fishbowl, troublesome words, his past in archeology and anthropology, and the importance of the present moment.
From: The Rumpus | By: Jody Smiling | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The great actor - and outspoken Obama critic - takes on the First Amendment.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Economic Times: Indian Government to Replace Streetlights With LEDs The government will replace all streetlights in the country with LED bulbs in the next 24 months, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said, a goal he described as being in line with the ministry's...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” has not premiered yet, but the show is already breaking new political ground for late-night television. In his first two weeks on the air, the former “Colbert Report” host is taking a different approach to...
From: The Wrap | By: Joe Otterson | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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A trait in this world that has long outlived its usefulness to our survival as a species is to judge and condemn anything that is different or challenges our current beliefs and way of living. To put it more simply, we tend to have an irrational fear...
From: That's Fit | By: Nina Tomaro | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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