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Light at the end of the tunnel? Elon Musk's Boring Co. sees solution to traffic congestion
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks about breakthrough in tunnel building that allow commuters to zip to work. Is it for real?         
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Twitter Makes It Easier Than Ever to Switch Between Latest and Top Tweets
Twitter has finally delivered on its promise to give users more control over their timeline. It comes in the form of a new button on the main screen that lets you switch between two different kinds of tweets. The post Twitter Makes It Easier Than Ever to Switch Between Latest and Top Tweets appeared first on Digital Trends.
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UPDATE 1-Elon Musk unveils his first Los Angeles-area tunnel
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture he launched two years ago as an ambitious remedy to Los Angeles' infamously heavy traffic.
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St. Louis police searching for woman’s stolen tiny home
ST. LOUIS — It shouldn’t be hard to spot the property stolen from St. Louis resident Meghan Panu. She’s looking for a 12-foot-tall tiny home that was stolen sometime Saturday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Panu spent the past two years and about $20,000 working on the 20-foot cedar home. The house was parked outside...
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Indian regulator to test samples of J&J baby powder: media
India's federal drug regulator will on Wednesday seize samples of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder for testing, local media said, following a Reuters report that the company knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in the product.
Amazon and Facebook Reportedly Had a Secret Data-Sharing Agreement, and It Explains So Much
Back in 2015, a woman named Imy Santiago wrote an Amazon review of a novel that she had read and liked. Amazon immediately took the review down and told Santiago she had “violated its policies.” Santiago re-read her review, didn’t see anything objectionable about it, so she tried to post it again. “You’re not eligible…Read more...
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Elon Musk's Boring Co. unveils its transportation tunnels
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Elon Musk Unveils the Boring Company’s Car-Flinging Tunnel
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO showed off the details of his latest scheme to slay traffic.
Broncos rookie Phillip Lindsay makes pretty cool NFL history by being named to Pro Bowl
Phillip Lindsay wasn't invited to the NFL scouting combine, was overlooked in the draft and signed as an undrafted free agent. Now, he's a Pro Bowler.        
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Dying man left 2-year-old 14 years’ worth of Christmas gifts
A Welsh family recently discovered that a deceased neighbor left their two-year-old daughter, Cadi Williams, Christmas gifts that she’ll be able to open for the next 14 holiday seasons. The neighbor, Ken, lived next to Cadi and her family in the Welsh town of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, for two years, according to the BBC....
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Tribune stock tumbles after McClatchy bid dies
News that the McClatchy bid for Tribune Publishing is dead as a doornail sent the stock spiraling to another new 52-week low on Tuesday — slumping to $12.40 a share before closing at $12.45, down 4.1 percent. Will Wyatt, a former hedge fund operator, has been looking at the books in recent days to see...
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Samsung adds QLED screens to its artsy Frame and Serif TVs
Samsung designed the Frame and Serif TVs to be stylish additions to your home, like some sort of art piece that you can also use to watch movies. So, it's not surprising that the tech giant has announced an upgrade that's supposed to make them look e...
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Facebook Caps Off 2018 With Yet Another Massive Privacy Scandal
This has been a terrible 2018 for Facebook so far, from numerous revelations about its shady privacy practices and high-profile political spats to admissions it helped enable genocide. With 13 days left in the year, it’s still getting worse. Much worse.Read more...
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Boys fight alongside men in Yemen war
An AP investigation has found that thousands of children have been recruited by Yemen’s Houthi rebels to fight in the country’s civil war. Boys describe being thrown into the heat of battle, amid bombardment and airstrikes, watching friends die. (Dec.19)        
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Jones shuts out Wild, Couture scores 2 in Sharks' 4-0 win
Logan Couture scored twice and Martin Jones made 26 saves for his first shutout this season and the 20th of his career in the San Jose Sharks' 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild        
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Robin Lehner dominates as Islanders snag another road win
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Robin Lehner stopped 35 shots, Anthony Beauvillier scored his fourth goal in five games and the Islanders beat the struggling Coyotes 3-1 Tuesday night. The Islanders beat Colorado 4-1 the night before, yet had more jump after Arizona scored the opening goal. Arizona’s Mario Kempe scored in the first period, but Joshua...
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Say Media’s Matt Sanchez appointed CEO of Hearst’s Autos Group
Hearst Magazines has tapped its third ex-Say Media executive for a big job. Say Media founder Matt Sanchez was quietly appointed CEO of Hearst’s Autos Group, which includes Road & Track, Car and Drive and the Jumpstart auto group that is an ad network for outside titles such as Autoweek, J. D. Power, US News...
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This Pee-Wee-Herman-Themed Samantha Bee Promo Is the Future of Advertising
Advertising. We all hate it. We’re all soaking in it. And far, far too much of it is made up of cynical attempts to convince the audience to buy something, do something, or watch something, while far too little of it—virtually none, really—recreates the set of Pee Wee’s Playhouse to make a convincing argument that the show’s anthropomorphic chairs,
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European Union diplomatic communications 'targeted by hackers'
Thousands of messages in which diplomats discuss a range of subjects have reportedly been intercepted.
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Broncos' Lindsay becomes 1st undrafted offensive Pro Bowler
Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay is the first undrafted offensive player to make the Pro Bowl        
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YouTube host faces charges for criticising Thai princess's Miss Universe dress
Online presenter accused of affecting the country’s reputation after suggesting the outfit was ugly A popular YouTube presenter is facing charges in Thailand after she criticised a Miss Universe dress that was designed by the daughter of the king.Wanchaleom Jamneanphol, a popular online TV host, is facing charges under Thailand’s notoriously strict
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Gannett quietly cutting staff through early retirement packages
Gannett, the parent of USA Today, has been quietly thinning its ranks through voluntary early retirement packages. Rumors are swirling that the voluntary buyouts are just a preliminary to further deep cuts expected to take place early in the new year. At the Record in Bergen County, NJ, which has seen hundreds laid off since...
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Da Silva scores 23 points in Stanford's win over Spartans
Oscar Da Silva scored a career-high 23 points to go with 10 rebounds, KZ Okpala added 25 points and Stanford beat San José State 78-73 on Tuesday night        
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Here's what it's like to ride in the inventor's 1.14-mile tunnel
Our Tesla Model X pulled into a small parking lot behind an old kitchen cabinet store and came to a stop on a metal lift. Moments later, Elon Musk's vision for how to beat traffic congestion began to take shape. - RSS Channel
Struggling Queens Tribune searching for new financing
The Queens Tribune, a weekly started nearly 50 years ago by longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman is searching for new financing. “It’s another sad day for print journalism,” said Ackerman — in response to a rumor the newspaper was in trouble. He and his partners had sold the publication to an investment group in April. Ackerman...
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SoftBank telco suffers rare Japan drop on debut after record IPO
SoftBank Corp shares slumped more than 12 percent on debut, as investor appetite for Japan's biggest ever IPO was hurt by a recent service outage at the telecoms operator and worries over its exposure to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei.
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Humans find sick fox with drain around neck
If you saw a struggling fox with something stuck around its neck, would you do what these people did?        
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Kid beats cancer, celebration doesn’t go as planned
Little Dominic Barone finally beat cancer in and it was time to celebrate with a big party in Pensacola, Florida. But no one showed up. Word got out and something amazing happened. Kindness.        
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Little brother prank backfires with big brother surprise
Watch middle brother’s prank on baby brother get turned on him in the BEST way.        
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Teen adopted days before 18th birthday
She spent 6,567 days in foster care. But this moment, on this day, is one she’ll always cherish.        
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LeBron James had a dunk attempt blocked for just the 9th time in his career
Jarrett Allen came up with a rare, huge block on a LeBron James dunk attempt in the Nets' win over the Lakers.        
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McAfee: Cryptomining and IoT malware both rose over 70% in Q3 2018
Cybersecurity firm McAfee said that the cybercriminal underworld is generating 480 new threats per minute, according to a new report.
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Facebook denies it let other tech companies misuse personal data
But the social network didn't directly address a report that it gave "partners" far more access to private data than it has publicly disclosed.
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Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages
Facebook gave tech companies such as Microsoft, Netflix and Spotify, access to user data — including private messages — in ways that were not previously disclosed by the social media giant, the New York Times reported. Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read users’ private messages. They allowed Microsoft’s search en
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Oil prices climb after tumble on hint markets stabilizing
Oil prices rebounded on Wednesday after falling for the past three sesssions with worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy keeping markets under pressure though sentiment may be shifting as falling equity markets seemed to stabilize.
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Donald Trump must sell Tim Tebow autographed Denver Broncos helmet
Among the assets that the Donald J. Trump Foundation must sell is a Tim Tebow-signed Denver Broncos helmet.        
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Witness describes meeting El Chapo, and the naked man chained nearby
A key informant in the case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified in federal court on Tuesday, highlighting his meetings with the reputed cartel boss and the bloody drug war that drove him to cooperate with investigators. - RSS Channel
LeBron James: Jarrett Allen's Block 'Probably All over Social Media'
Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen had the biggest moment of his young career Tuesday night when he blocked a dunk attempt from LeBron James...
It’s Showtime for Elon Musk’s Tunnel, With a Long Way to Go
With revisions to the initial concept, a subterranean transport system provides a one-mile ride under a Los Angeles suburb. (In a Tesla.)
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Thousands of Migrant Children Could Be Released After Policy Change
With the easing of security screening requirements, the time that migrant children are kept in shelters is expected to be much shorter.
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George H.W. Bush secretly sponsored a Filipino child for 10 years
To most, George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States. But young Timothy had a different title for him. Using a pseudonym, Bush served as the boy’s secret pen pal — writing heartfelt letters to him in the Philippines from 2002 to 2012 as part of a US-based sponsorship program. Copies of...
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Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70
Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70        
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Daum gets 1,000th board in S Dakota St 74-64 win over EWU
Mike Daum rebounded the last shot of the game to complete his 27-point, 11-rebound double-double with the 1,000th rebound of his career and South Dakota State defeated Eastern Washington 74-64        
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Harrell scores 24 to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64
Senior Ronnie Harrell Jr. hit 6 of 9 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high 24 points to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64        
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Campbell Soup set to name new CEO by end of the year
Campbell Soup is on track to name a new chief executive by year’s end — despite job candidates’ jitters about the presence of billionaire Dan Loeb’s nominees on the company’s board, sources told The Post. The struggling soup maker is poised to name Mark Clouse — the former boss of Pinnacle Foods, the owner of...
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Special-needs siblings never far from mind of ‘The Chosen One’
Brian Ellis calls Adisa Isaac “The Chosen One.” His nickname for Isaac’s mother, Lisa Wiltshire-Isaac, is “Superwoman.” But this isn’t a story about people with super powers — unless resilience counts. It’s more like a fairy tale — Brooklyn-style — based on determination and will. How else to explain the meteoric rise of the premier...
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Investors revolt against executive pay plans at tarnished Australian banks
Shareholders voted against the executive remuneration plans of two of Australia's biggest banks on Wednesday following misconduct revelations that have swept through the country's financial sector.
LeBron James: Carmelo Anthony Joining Lakers Would Be 'Great'
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James and Houston Rockets outcast Carmelo Anthony have long been friends, and James said on Tuesday evening that he would welcome the opportunity to play with him...