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Bieber fans 15 in 1st complete game, Indians rout O's 10-0

Shane Bieber struck out a career-high 15 in his first major league complete game and the Cleveland Indians routed the Baltimore Orioles 10-0        
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Serpentine Galleries chief resigns in spyware firm row
Yana Peel steps down, citing ‘misguided personal attacks on me and my family’The head of the Serpentine Galleries has resigned after it emerged that she is the co-owner of an Israeli cyberweapons company whose software has allegedly been used by authoritarian regimes to spy on dissidents.On Tuesday, Yana Peel announced she was stepping down as the chief executive of the prestigious London art gallery so the work of the Serpentine would not be undermined by “misguided personal attacks on me and my family”. Continue reading...
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Marijuana, E-Scooters, Driver’s Licenses: Last-Minute Deals in Albany
Tuesday: Major developments on complicated issues in the last days of the legislative session.
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From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth
After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases his vision of making the Austrian oil and gas group a major supplier of plastics.
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Storms and flooding will impact the Ohio Valley
Severe weather could affect over 70 million in the southern Plains and the east coast. This could accumulate over the coming days to bring flooding to parts of the Midwest from Kansas towards Indiana. Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.
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Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations
Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday.
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Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move
The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there.
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Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates
Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most of the ne...
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Magician inspired by Houdini drowned after being lowered into river in chains
Chanchal Lahiri, whose stage name was Jadugar Mandrake, had not been seen since Sunday, when he was lowered into the Hooghly River in Kolkata.       
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Xbox One S, PS4 Pro, iPad Pro, Echo Dot, and more deals for June 18
Can't decide between an Xbox or PlayStation games console? Today we have found a deal on both consoles to help you decide which one to pick. You can get the Xbox One S 1TB Fortnite Battle Royale special edition console for $249 at Walmart or the PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB gaming console for $349.99.  If you decide on getting the PlayStation, then it's a good time to grab the PlayStation Plus 12 Month Membership as it is currently on sale for $39.99. You can also get an additional DualShock 4 wireless controller, so you can team up with your friends to complete challenges, instead of going solo.  Rather play games on a tablet? Then the iPad Pro would be a great choice.  Read more...More about Gaming, Ipad Pro, Xbox One S, Ps4 Pro, and Mashable Shopping IMAGE: WALMART $249 $50 OFF (17%) $299 Xbox One S 1TB Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Console Bundle -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $29.99 $20.00 OFF (40%) $49.99 Prime Echo Dot (3rd Gen) -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $699 $100 OFF (13%) $799 Prime Apple iPad Pro 11-inch 64GB WiFi Tablet (Latest Model) -- See Details IMAGE: VERIZON FIOS Fios 100/100 Mbps Internet for $39.99/mo w/ autopay + taxes, equip. charges & other fees -- See Details IMAGE: DELL $699.99 $300 OFF (30%) $999.99 Dell XPS 8930 Intel Core i7 8700 16GB RAM Tower Desktop with code AFF300XPS -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $497.99 $202 OFF (29%) $699.99 Prime Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $349 $50 OFF (13%) $399 Prime Apple Watch Series 4 GPS 40mm -- See Details IMAGE: WALMART $349.99 $50 OFF (13%) $399.99 Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Gaming Console -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $39.99 $20 OFF (33%) $59.99 Prime PlayStation Plus: 12 Month Membership (Digital Code) -- See Details IMAGE: WALMART $799 $300 OFF (27%) $1,099 Dell G5 Intel Core i5-8300H 16GB RAM GTX 1060 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop -- See Details IMAGE: WALMART $249 $80.99 OFF (25%) $329.99 Apple iPad 9.7-inch 32GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Latest Model) -- See Details IMAGE: WALMART $397.99 $102 OFF (20%) $499.99 Samsung UN50RU7200 50-inch 4K HDR Smart HDTV -- See Details IMAGE: AMAZON $39.99 $20 OFF (33%) $59.99 Prime DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 -- See Details IMAGE: AMAZON Up to 33% on Simpson Pressure Washer and Gas Generators -- See Details IMAGE: WALMART $169.98 $20.01 OFF (11%) $189.99 Frigidaire 30-Pint Dehumidifier -- See Details IMAGE: Amazon $59.99 $40.00 OFF (40%) $99.99 Prime Panasonic ER-GB80-S Body and Beard Trimmer for Men -- See Details IMAGE: AMAZON Up to 25% on Keter Patio Furniture -- See Details IMAGE: AMAZON $19.99 $10 OFF (33%) $29.99 Prime Alexa Voice Remote for Amazon Echo -- See Details
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iOS 13 Warns Users When Deleting Apps With Active Subscriptions
Apple appears to be continuing its recent trend of making app subscriptions more transparent and manageable, as evidenced by another change discovered in the latest developer beta of iOS 13. When you delete an app on your device, you'll now be notified if it still has an active subscription. Never seen this alert before – Apple now tells you if an app you're deleting has a subscription still active. Good move. (Taken on iOS 13 beta 2.) pic.twitter.com/WU57nS8Ziv— Federico Viticci (@viticci) June 18, 2019 First spotted by MacStories editor-in-chief Federico Viticci, the pop-up asks you if want to keep your subscription for the app, and notes that the app will still be available to use on your other devices if you do choose to delete it. It also tells you what date the sub will automatically renew unless it's canceled, and offers a Manage Subscription link that takes you directly to your subscriptions list. In April, Apple added an extra confirmation step when App Store users purchase an app available on a subscription basis or tap to subscribe to a premium service in an app, making sure no accidental subscription purchases occur. Earlier this year, the company also added a Manage Subscriptions shortcut in the App Store, where previously managing subscriptions required an extra step of tapping on the box with your Apple ID name and email address via the App Store or Settings.Related Roundups: iOS 13, iPadOSThis article, "iOS 13 Warns Users When Deleting Apps With Active Subscriptions" first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.
Politica
Cricket legend Viv Richards on the 2019 CWC
Two-time World Cup winner and cricket legend Viv Richards speaks to CNN's James Masters about the West Indies' chances to win, India and England.
Sport
Michel Platini arrested over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar
Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationA justice official in France says the former Uefa president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.Confirming a report published by online news publication Mediapart, the official says Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the awarding of the tournament to Qatar. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to discuss an ongoing investigation. Continue reading...
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Draghi shock hits euro, boosts stocks
European shares rallied and the euro took a sharp hit on Tuesday in a knee-jerk reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases.
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Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar'
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters.
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Michelle Obama takes on James Corden in a celebrity-packed dodgeball game
You might not think you'd ever see Michelle Obama nailing Harry Styles in the groin with a dodgeball, but here we are. As part of his London-based edition of The Late Late Show, James Corden took on the former First Lady in a UK vs USA celebrity dodgeball game. "You would not believe how easy it was to get people to do this," says Michelle Obama as the US team is announced. "All I had to say was, 'You're gonna throw a ball at James Corden'." Turns out Mila Kunis, Kate Hudson, Melissa McCarthy, Lena Waithe and Allison Janney were all very much up for that. In fairness to Corden, though, his team is pretty star-studded too. As well as Harry Styles he also has John Bradley, Benedict Cumberbatch and a British-for-the-day Reggie Watts to back him up. Read more...More about Michelle Obama, James Corden, Culture, and Celebrities
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Hong Kong's leader sorry after protests, but she's not resigning
Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China that she introduced and championed.
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'Start Here': 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, and a 'war zone' in Texas
It's Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.
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Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plans or risk war with Iran
Russia told the United States on Tuesday that it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East or risk war with Iran.
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LaVar Ball condemned for 'inappropriate' comment to female ESPN host on air
LaVar Ball has been slammed for making an “inappropriate” remark to a female ESPN host on Monday, with the network officially condemning him.
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Facebook to launch digital currency, 'libra'
The project is the biggest step of any major corporation into the emerging realms of digital currency and blockchain technology.
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Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation
A justice official in France says former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.
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Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra
Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as part of her bid for the Democratic nomination.
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Klobuchar lists actions she would take in first 100 days as president
Sen. Amy Klobuchar has outlined actions she will take to address climate change and health care atop a long list of wide-ranging priorities for her first 100 days in office if she's elected president in 2020.
Politica
Poll shows Medicare for All is confusing to most Americans
"Medicare for All" is in the spotlight in the 2020 presidential campaign, but many Americans don't understand what it is.
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Texas Is Latest State To Attack Surprise Medical Bills
A new Texas law says hospitals and insurers will have to work it out when they can't agree on a price — instead of sending huge unexpected bills to patients.
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Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?
Cities, states, businesses and electric utilities are setting ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it's not clear exactly how they'll do that or whether it will actually work.
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Will Apollo nostalgia help NASA get its Artemis Moon money?
NASA's big moon push may be coming at just the right time.
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‘You need as many wigs as possible’: a guide to making the perfect pop parody
Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou, whose new sketch show features their take on Ariana Grande, offer up some crucial adviceModern Toss on parody actsEllie White and Natasia Demetriou met at the Edinburgh fringe, went on to become a comedy duo and now, nearly 10 years of ridiculous stage shows later, have their own BBC Three sketch show called, um, Ellie & Natasia. Among characters such as trustafarian teenagers and high-maintenance mums, one sketch is Sexy Baby – a music video that skewers Ariana Grande’s aesthetic and features neon pink, ponytails, adult nappies and so much more. So how do you make the perfect pop parody? Let’s get a guide from the experts … Continue reading...
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Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 3: China in 1991
Fifa’s fears that the tournament would be a commercial failure and the players might not last 90 minutes proved unfounded at the Women’s World Championship For The M&Ms CupLike much of what is published on Fifa’s website, its account of what it calls “the inaugural Women’s World Cup” is served up with a healthy dollop of official spin and doesn’t quite tell the whole story. The basics are all covered, of course: staged in China in 1991 the tournament was contested by 12 teams and won by the USA, who beat Norway in a final staged at Guangzhou’s Tianhe Stadium and played in front of 65,000 people.Fifa boasts that, for the first time in the organisation’s history, six female match officials were appointed to help officiate at the tournament “in keeping with the true spirit of the celebration”. One of them, Claudía de Vasconcelos of Brazil, was given the honour of refereeing the third-place play-off when Sweden played Germany. There are, however, a number of far more intriguing vignettes that are notable by their absence from the official account of a tournament at which world football’s governing body claims that “women’s football celebrated its true coming of age”. They serve to demonstrate just how far the sport had yet to go and has since come. Continue reading...
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Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance
Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that could potentially shake up the world’s banking system.Libra is being touted as a means to connect people who do not have access to traditional banking platforms. With close to 2.4 billion people using Facebook each month, Libra could be a financial game changer, but will face close scrutiny as Facebook continues to reel from a series of privacy scandals. Continue reading...
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Skimpy 'micro bikini' from ASOS confuses shoppers: 'When you get dressed and you're still drunk'
A new micro-swimwear design has emerged.
Sport
Rescue efforts underway after deadly earthquakes in China
Buildings collapsed when the twin temblors struck the southwestern Sichuan province late on Monday
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Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination
The cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service called MoneyGram, one of the two largest (the other being Western Union) firms that facilitate the conversion of US dollars into the currency of the receiving person, charging between $9.99 and $49.99 (£7.97 and £39.89) for each transaction.Many of the patrons of Sunshine alert their relatives of these transactions through WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service owned by Facebook and used by more than 1.5 billion people around the world. Continue reading...
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Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet
Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android. The move has been expected for a while and it represents a big endorsement for […]
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Shut Out by Shoe Giants, ‘Mom and Pop’ Stores Feel Pinched
A number of shoe companies have cut off many small retailers that were already struggling to adapt to shoppers’ changing behavior.
The New York Times
Casey Kasem’s daughter wants to bring star’s body back from Norway, stepmother denies elder abuse allegations
It’s been five years since Casey Kasem passed away in 2014 at age 82 — and the family war that ensued over the beloved patriarch is far from over.
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New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary
The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       
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How Libra Would Work for You
We break down the new Facebook-backed cryptocurrency and what the company hopes you will be able to do with it, even though it hasn’t quite arrived.
The New York Times
Donald Trump Jr.: Vote Trump -- The stakes in 2020 are even higher than in 2016
With my father’s official unveiling of his re-election campaign Tuesday morning, Americans are about to witness another 17-month mudslinging slog to determine the future course of the nation.
Politica
The Moderate Men Waiting for Biden to Fall
Joe Biden’s Democratic rivals are hoping he tumbles. Many are confident that he will.No one needs Biden to fade more than the other white, male, moderate candidates who believe they’d be able to step in and take his place. To anyone who complains how hard it’s become for a white man with middle-of-the-road politics to find space within the Democratic Party, many would recommend the tiniest violin, strings removed. Theoretically, it’s both the most crowded and most dismissed lane, full of people currently competing to be the most memorable also-ran: Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, Montana Governor Steve Bullock, Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio, Representative Eric Swalwell of California, Representative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas, and, to a certain extent, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.They’re getting punchy—in part because they believe they’re starting to sense Biden’s weakness, and in part because they believe there’s an opening for moderates, with so many other candidates largely following the lead of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont on progressive issues such as Medicare for All. For all the ways the 2020 Democratic primary race is like no election before, these candidates are still convinced it will still be like every other modern election, in that a white man from the middle will make it into the final round. And they think that there’s a way to energize voters around calls for compromise—though that’s not how modern American presidential politics works. When announcing that he wasn’t running for president in March, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that he didn’t think he could break through as a moderate—and he was ready to spend millions of dollars on a 2020 campaign. But the moderates who are running insist that this is their moment, despite what you hear on Twitter and in echo chambers on the left.“The Democratic Party is going through the process of deciding if we want Joe Biden to be the nominee or not,” former Representative John Delaney of Maryland told me, waiting to board the plane in Washington, D.C., for what was his 29th trip to Iowa a week and a half ago. “He has 100 percent name ID, he’s very well liked, and he’s polling really well. If the Democratic Party decides for a variety of reasons that he may not be the best nominee, then I think it becomes wide open for other, more moderate-oriented candidates.”[Read: John Delaney is playing the long game]Delaney has already been to all of Iowa’s 99 counties. He’s made another 19 trips to New Hampshire. He’s been going at it for two years, and so far, what he has to show for it is 1 or maybe 2 percent in the polls, and the notoriety among insiders for throwing himself so hard into running a race no one believes he can win. His biggest splash so far came from delivering a speech at the California Democratic Party convention earlier this month in which he opposed Medicare for All, only to be told on Twitter by New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the rising Democratic star, that he should drop out. When her office turned down Delaney’s offer to have a debate, her friend, Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, jumped in, tweeting “No means no!”Delaney is a self-made multimillionaire from two companies he founded, and though he’s largely self-funding his campaign, he has nowhere near Bloomberg-level money. What Delaney believes he has, though, is the freedom and guts to say what most of his opponents won’t, such as the idea that most Americans don’t want to give up their private insurance plans, as they’d have to under the current version of Sanders’s Medicare for All bill.“Everyone is afraid to say it in the Democratic Party, but if our nominee runs on Medicare for All, the Republicans won’t be afraid to say it,” Delaney told me. “In fact, they’ll probably spend a billion dollars, sending messages to the American people that one of the most important things in your life, your health insurance, which 100 million people like, according to polling, the Democrats are going to make illegal.” Walking through the farmers’ market in Des Moines, I watched Delaney make this case to Jenny and Joe Newman, a couple who had driven an hour in from Ames to see several of the Democratic candidates speak. “I just don’t know why we’ve got to shock the system,” Delaney told them. “I agree with you,” Jenny Newman responded. Afterward, they told me they hadn’t realized that Medicare for All would get rid of private insurance, and Joe Newman said that working as a podiatrist, he wasn’t sure whether that was the best idea.If the Newmans’ sentiments are representative of a larger population, it’s theoretically good news for Delaney. But that’s a big if. After our conversation, I watched him walk five blocks back to his car through the farmers’ market, with not one person appearing to recognize him.[Peter Beinart: Nobody knows anything about ‘electability’]John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor, was also at the farmers’s market, also not making big waves of his own. At the same California convention at the beginning of the month, Hickenlooper was booed for speaking out against socialism. The former Denver brewpub owner began this particular trip to Iowa touring a new brewpub in Des Moines, where he interviewed the kitchen workers about their knife skills, asked what botanicals were used in the gin, and talked up his “three-legged stool” plan of nonprofits, businesses, and government working together. So what, I asked him, did he make of the argument that Republicans will call the Democrats socialists no matter what, so they might as well have the courage to back big changes, and not chase the supposed center? “They are going to call us that. That’s why it’s important that we say we’re not,” Hickenlooper told me. Maybe now, one of Hickenlooper’s aides had argued to me, was the “insurgency of the moderates.”Hickenlooper wasn’t sure about that phrase. “Sounds like a movie script,” he told me. He picked at an appetizer plate of charcuterie and olives at the restaurant on the top floor of the hotel where he and 18 other Democrats quickly made their cases at an Iowa Democratic Party event in Cedar Rapids. Sanders had just gotten the crowd cheering as he said, “We will not defeat Donald Trump unless we bring excitement and energy in this campaign, unless we greatly expand voter turnout, and unless we give millions of working people and young people a reason to vote, and a reason to believe that participating in politics will improve their lives.”That, Hickenlooper said, could actually be where Sanders will be the one out of sync with where the party is headed. “I thought the path of the discourse had obviously taken a turn—organically, I think that almost always happens. One side pushes an angle, and if there are enough people that have a different perspective, somebody sooner or later speaks up,” he told me. “At a certain point, you step back and you say, ‘Wait a second. I think the majority of people don’t agree with the orthodox view.’ Senator Sanders deserves tremendous credit for actually providing clarity to some of the biggest issues. He really put into focus the problem, and his solution. That captured so many people’s attention that many people adopted it without really putting it within their own framework of what they believe, seriously thinking it through.”So how, I asked Hickenlooper, was he proposing to capture people’s attention? He talked about an apprenticeship program he’d pioneered in Colorado that was now being modeled in other states, even as he lamented that “no one pays attention because my name’s not Bernie Sanders.”“We’ve created a politics of celebrity and of attention. Doesn’t matter why people are paying attention to you, people have to pay attention,” he said.[Read: Who are the moderate Democrats in Congress?]Hickenlooper’s fellow Coloradoan, Michael Bennet, is among those who do not want the “moderate” label at all, though Bennet has a health-care bill called Medicare X, offering Medicare as an option, and is mounting a campaign that rejects the burn-it-down, all-out-war mentality that has set in among many of the loudest voices in the party.“I reject the idea that they’re moderate ideas,” Bennet told me after speaking at the Iowa Democratic Party event in Cedar Rapids. “The more I’m in this race, the less I think it’s about ‘moderate’ versus ‘progressive,’ the more I think it’s about whether you’ve got a vision that is connected to where the American people really are or whether you’ve got one that’s really good at responding to what’s on the cable at night or on social media.”It’s not just on social media and cable news, though. Combine the polling numbers for all the straggler male moderates, and that still wouldn’t add up to Sanders’s share. And for all the predictions about Biden’s numbers collapsing, they haven’t.“You all said I was going to fail from the beginning,” Biden said in Iowa last week. He looked at me. “You, you said, ‘Biden is going to start off and he’s going to plummet.’” (Though he was pointing at me, I noted that it was other people who’d made the prediction to me in my reporting for other stories.)But so far, seven weeks into Biden’s third official run for president, that hasn’t proved true—though the polls don’t reflect the small size of the crowds he’s drawing, the lack of enthusiasm most people in those crowds have been demonstrating, or the loose commitment to vote for him that they walk away with.
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Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison For Sharing Video of Mosque Massacre and Calling it 'Awesome'
Philip Arps was sentenced in a New Zealand court today for sharing video of the Christchurch massacre, a terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 51 people on March 15. Arps, who has compared himself favorably to Adolf Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess, pleaded guilty to two counts of sharing the video and received a…Read more...
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Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020
After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to...
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Mary Grimm Reads “Back Then”
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Mary Grimm, who reads her short story “Back Then,” from the June 24, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
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The Case for Redefining Infertility
Anna Louie Sussman on a larger, conceptual debate about the meaning of the word “infertility” and on efforts to expand access to infertility treatment.
The New Yorker
A New Space Race, for Lawyers
Rachel Riederer writes about the new space race, fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, in which private space companies are raising questions about the rules governing space.
The New Yorker
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Two Paths for the American Left
Osita Nwanevu on the ideological and personal differences between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders and how the nomination of either as the Democratic candidate for President would represent a major shift leftward for the Party.
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