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by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, and Jonathan Stray, special to ProPublica, This story was co-published with the Daily Beast. The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies in their own theaters. More of...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Liberty Reserve was like PayPal for the unbanked. Was it also a global money-laundering operation?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jake Halpern | Monday, April 20, 2015
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My boyfriend of 10 months has hit some personal rough patches, that have created some rough spots in our relationship. At this point, this I've decided what are the deal breakers for me in this relationship but he doesn't know that. Should I tell him...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: CosmicSeeker42 | Monday, April 20, 2015
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I was let go from my job last November and having trouble securing work. After brief winter period, I've had phone screenings and in person interviews but still have not received any offers. I've reached out recruiters, employers, friends and family....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: queeroid | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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They met in a place she calls a "dark and twisted corner of the world." He was a Navy officer leading a provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan. She was a development worker.
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Much of West, Texas looked like a post-apocalyptic wasteland after the fertilizer explosion two years ago. But steps to prevent further disasters aren't being taken. (Photo: A Name Like Shields Can Make You Defensive/Flickr) Truthout can only survive...
From: Truthout | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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John Kerry basically took up residence in Switzerland to negotiate with the Iranians. He sat at the table in Lausanne bargaining while Tikrit burned, Syria simmered, his country was chased out of Yemen, with hardly a word to say about any of those events...
From: Firedoglake | By: Peter Van Buren | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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After my realization about my own inability to handle criticisms, I spent the weekend proving that blog post right. You know, because I take blogging that seriously. I write something about myself and then modify my life to prove what I wrote is correct....
From: Zoot | By: Zoot | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy’s and drives around in a Toyota. Often,...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Associated Press | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The members of " 415 Strong" are running the Boston marathon on Monday, two years after the terrorist attack that changed all of their lives...
From: Time | By: Justin Worland | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Rhythm My name is Rhythm and, as my name suggests, I am getting my groove on! I am a young tabby girl who was rescued from outside and my foster parents say I am “becoming bolder by the day”! I now love to play with my toys and with paper, you better...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Attorneys have released some of the training records for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma....
From: Fox News | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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The sick sun bear, once deemed to be an alien due to it’s strange outward appearance, is healing slowly with the help of caregivers at the Matang Wildlife Centre. The bear was first seen at the end of January when scared Indonesian plantation workers...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cy Holl | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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An internal review of BuzzFeed's article deletions conducted by the website's news director found three articles deleted over advertiser complaints, according to Gawker's J.K. Trotter....
From: Mediaite | By: Evan McMurry | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark, 38, of Ohio recently discovered that a co-worker, who she has worked with for more than four years, is her biological mother. Neither woman had the slightest idea that they were in any way related. La-Sonya was able to learn...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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1 - Jazz BandOn Wednesday, April 15, several FHS jazz music groups performed in the FHS auditorium, including the Jazz Workshop, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Band.  Here is one excerpt from the concert of the Jazz Band performing the famous Duke Ellington...
From: Franklin Matters | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Franklin has a chapter in the Neighbor Brigade View this email in your browser. Newsletter April 2015 Director's LetterAs marathoners cross the finish line this Patriots' Day, I won't be able to help my thoughts from turning to the tragic events of...
From: Franklin Matters | By: shersteve@gmail.com | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for killing Eric Harris last week but described his...
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Danielle FurfaroThe Brooklyn PaperThe back end of a tractor-trailer smashed into a wall in Williamsburg where a group of activists were installing a memorial to New Yorkers...
From: The Brooklyn Paper | By: By Danielle Furfaro | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Paris (AFP) - A form of mental training which helps people recognise the onset of depression, and control it, works as well as anti-depressants in preventing relapse, researchers said.Dubbed Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), the method may...
From: Business Insider | By: Richard Ingham | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when he fired the fatal shot, lawyers for the dead man's family said Monday. In separate...
From: NewsOK | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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The 16th annual Light of Hope Ceremony 2015 on Monday had a simple goal: bring attention to the need for volunteers who advocate on behalf of the nearly 3,500 children who are receiving services under the supervision of Family Court in Las Vegas.
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Bethenny Frankel is back in the mix with The Real Housewives of New York City and she’s not keeping quiet, speaking out to slam co-star Sonja Morgan! As the women… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Alexis Tereszcuk - Entertainment Editor | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa County sheriff said Monday he doesn't believe training records were falsified in connection to a volunteer deputy who fatally shot a man after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Monday, April 20, 2015
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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when he fired the fatal shot, lawyers for the dead man's family said Monday.In separate news...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Juvenile Justice reporting honored
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: William Gray | Monday, April 20, 2015
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A short while ago we reported that the two reporters who broke the story of the allegedly falsified records of that volunteer sheriff's deputy had abruptly resigned from The Tulsa World. What's more, the Executive Editor of the paper declined to say...
From: Talking Points Memo | By: Josh Marshall | Monday, April 20, 2015
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An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof — until the platinum band turned up months later at a ball field....
From: Fox News | Monday, April 20, 2015
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There is apparently a buffalo uprising of sorts taking place in America’s heartland, with the most recent occurrence being a rogue herd of bison taking to the streets of Hot Springs, Arkansas, tearing around through people’s yards, causing traffic...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sean Mahoney | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Few activities are more symbolic of the power of the human spirit than running a marathon, and after the events of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, few sporting contests are more representative of American resilience and perseverance than the annual...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Timothy Rapp | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The two reporters who reported on the allegedly falsified training records of Robert Bates, the volunteer Sheriff's deputy who accidentally shot and killed Eric Harris, have now resigned. The paper's executive editor tells us it's not related to the...
From: Talking Points Memo | By: Josh Marshall | Monday, April 20, 2015
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.I wish this video was Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's audition tape for the Magic Mike movies, because those trousers, tight as they are, are just begging to be torn off. (Yes I volunteer.) But no it's just Jimmy Fallon once again getting one of his hot male...
From: My New Plaid Pants | By: JA | Monday, April 20, 2015
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This is a Sawhorse-built watch tower at Smoke Farm. SR A couple of summers ago, I spent about a week hanging out at Smoke Farm, an hour north of Seattle, with the Sawhorse Revolution—the youth-oriented construction program that is, on its surface,...
From: The Stranger | By: Brendan Kiley | Monday, April 20, 2015
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa County sheriff said Monday he doesn't believe training records were falsified for a volunteer deputy who said he confused his handgun for his stun gun before fatally shooting a man this month.
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Moving to Mars. "The volunteers perched in the lava fields of Mauna Loa on the HI-SEAS (Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) mission are as close as Earthlings will get to Mars in the foreseeable future." " ...Since the nineteen-sixties,...
From: MetaFilter | By: zarq | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Skater girls in Kabul via SkateistanMy mom sent me this article over the weekend, introducing me to the non-profit, Skateistan, "a grassroots project that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan" as well as the brilliant photos...
From: Girl's Gone Child | By: GIRL'S GONE CHILD | Monday, April 20, 2015
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There are a lot of things on your mind before you enter freshman year of college. Will I get along with my roommate? Will I like my major? Should I study abroad? Those are the more practical questions, but they're not the only ones you might ask. If...
From: Just So You Know | By: Kaitlin Reilly | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The Tennessee Volunteers held a student practice this past weekend to show appreciation to fans and to add a game-day atmosphere for players.Toward the end, offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson wanted to show his appreciation by showing off his dance moves. The...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Arman Walia | Monday, April 20, 2015
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa County sheriff said Monday he doesn't believe training records were falsified for a volunteer deputy who said he confused his handgun for his stun gun before fatally shooting a man this month. Sheriff Stanley Glanz said...
From: NewsOK | Monday, April 20, 2015
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A new blood test that completely eliminates the need for a painful needle prick is slated to hit the markets as soon as next year. For those who are petrified of sitting in a doctor’s chair and watching as the nurse pierces your arm to draw blood,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alap Naik Desai | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Since 2008 I have voted in the Hugo Awards, the science fiction/fantasy honors that have the most prestige. The ballot for this year's awards has been hijacked by three right-wing authors -- Larry Correia, Brad Torgersen and Vox Day -- who ran bloc-voting...
From: Workbench | By: Rogers Cadenhead | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Participants in the 119th Boston Marathon are at risk of developing hypothermia as they battle wind, rain and unseasonably cold temperatures on the way to the finish line, doctors say.“There are going to be a lot of cold, wet people,” said Dr. Pierre...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Lindsay Kalter | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Dear Bossip,I’m a 37 year old professional and I have my own place. I have been dating a man for 2 years who is 40 years old, married, and legally separated.He is everything I want in a...
From: Bossip | By: terrancedean | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Do a Google search for the term “global warming consensus” and you’ll find more than 23,000 links (and 18,000,000 results without the quotations marks). The first link is to this NASA webpage about “scientific consensus” with the following...
From: The American | By: Mark Perry | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The Tennessee Volunteers have been on an absolute tear in the recruiting world. The Volunteers are stockpiling talent to make a run at the SEC East title.  Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder gives his 2015 Tennessee recruit with...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Team Stream Now | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Roger Ailes greets me in the doorway of his second-floor office at the Fox News headquarters on Avenue of the Americas. The 74-year-old is dressed in a crisp slate gray suit with lavender necktie and pocket square combination. The suit looks new, and...
From: Media Bistro | By: Guest | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Feeling that bicycle maintenance is too male-centric, Bike Forth, a community bike shop in California, will open its doors every other Tuesday specifically to cater to the “Women Trans Femme” (WTF) communities. Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and...
From: Free Republic | By: Pundit Press | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Northern California's car-clogged freeways run through thousands of acres of protected wetlands, creating a "ring of death" east of San Francisco, according to an ongoing study. Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have plotted some 29,000...
From: Free Republic | By: Yahoo News | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The Tulsa County sheriff says he doesn't believe training records were falsified in connection to a volunteer deputy who fatally shot a man after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun....
From: Fox News | Monday, April 20, 2015
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