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Puerto Ricans putting pressure on governor to resign
Protesters on the island of 3.2 million held what may be their largest demonstration Monday, demanding that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down amid government corruption
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JS Ondara: The Kenyan rising star singing about life in Trump's America
Rising singer talks Bob Dylan, touring with Neil Young and America's intolerance of immigrants.
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How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies
A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.
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Iran says it arrested 17 alleged CIA spies, sentenced some to death
Tehran claims the Iranian nationals recruited by the CIA were working at sensitive nuclear and military sites; Trump calls the report "totally false"
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Should robots ever look like us?
Some think humanoid robots will be easier to interact with, but others think we'll find them creepy.
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Machine Gun Kelly broke contract with his business partner: lawsuit
Est 19xx says that Baker is required to start arbitration under the agreement but has instead "refused"
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Pinterest Wants You to Relax, Equifax’s $700M Fine, and More News
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Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week.
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The Most Versatile Summer Salad
Not every vegetable needs to be raw. Yotam Ottolenghi chars his vegetables for salads that can be served over pasta, tucked into sandwiches or used as a dip.
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Leon Kossoff, Who Painted Portraits of Urban Life, Dies at 92
His primary subjects were his family and friends, the many glories of London, and old master paintings in the National Gallery.
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From ‘Groundhog Day’ to ‘Yesterday,’ the Twists We Can’t Explain
A tribute to films with quirky plots that are set in motion for mysterious reasons.
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Wheelchair basketball player Abdi Jama: I'm lucky to be alive
Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.
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The rise of India’s viral wedding photoshoots
Some newlyweds in India are shunning traditional photos in favour of exotic photoshoots they hope will go viral online.
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Treasured family photos buried to hide the past
One family's treasured photographs that were hidden from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
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U.S. troops still in Syria months after Trump called for their withdrawal
Months after Donald Trump called for U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria, some are still there. David Martin traveled to Syria with the top U.S. military commander for the Middle East and explains what they're doing today.
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Iran crisis: A tale of two tankers
When Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker last week, it might have felt like a surprise move. But it wasn't.
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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader
Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time.
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Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot
A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.
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Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform
Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.
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Police demands for access to rape victims' phones 'unlawful'
Campaigners say people risk no action being taken if they refuse ‘digital strip search’Police and Crown Prosecution Service requests to download the contents of victims’ mobile phones amount to a “digital strip search” and are unlawful, according to a coalition of 10 civil liberties organisations.Launching a campaign challenging controversial “digital processing notices” introduced for police in England and Wales earlier this year, the alliance alleges that they are are “highly likely to infringe victims’ data protection and privacy rights” and cause delays to investigations. Continue reading...
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Poor universal credit advice costs claimants thousands, MPs say
DWP accused of failing to help those who unnecessarily signed up for the benefitBenefit claimants are being left thousands of pounds a year out of pocket because jobcentre staff are failing to inform them that they will be worse off if they move prematurely to universal credit, MPs have said.The Commons work and pensions committee accused the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) of failing to inform, protect or compensate claimants who stand to lose up to £400 a month after voluntarily and unnecessarily signing up to universal credit. Continue reading...
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Debbie Horsfield says postnatal depression helped her write Poldark
Screenwriter reveals feelings of wading through permanent fog after daughter’s birth The Poldark screenwriter Debbie Horsfield has revealed that her postnatal depression helped her write the hit BBC drama and explore the mental health issues that affect its major characters.Horsfield, who adapted Winston Graham’s Poldark novels, said there is still a hesitation to speak up about mental health problems, even though they can strike anyone at any time. She added that although more public figures are talking about their struggles, the public reaction has often been mixed. Continue reading...
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New York State first to ban cat declawing
It's also prohibited in most of Europe, Canada and some U.S. cities — including Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence
Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he intended to be hoax devices. In papers filed on Monday evening, public...
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Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders
President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority...
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Explainer for exploiting wormable BlueKeep flaw posted on Github
Slides give the most detailed publicly available technical documentation available so far.
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Jets’ Marcus Maye injury saga has already begun
Third-year safety Marcus Maye is going to have to wait to start training camp. The Jets placed Maye on the active/physically unable to perform list on Monday in advance of training camp. Maye is returning from an injury-filled 2018. Shoulder surgery ended his season in November. He also dealt with ankle and thumb injuries. During...
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Vikings sign rookie LS, who has 2 years of Air Force service
Vikings sign rookie long snapper Cutting, who must fulfill 2 years of Air Force service       
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With Three Simple Answers, Mueller Can Speak Volumes
For those who have read it, the special counsel’s report speaks for itself. For those who haven’t, he can speak for it in Congress.
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Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’
The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials said Monday. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson told reporters that Charles Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the boot for calling the Democratic lawmaker a “vile idiot” who “needs a round,...
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Trump meets with tech CEOs on Huawei
U.S. President Donald Trump met on Monday with the chief executives of seven technology companies and he agreed with their request for timely licensing decisions from the Commerce Department on blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei Technologies, the White House said.
Trump’s Fed board choice calls for rate reduction
President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton, is calling on the Fed to lower interest rates by 50 basis points as soon as next week. “Even a 50-basis-point reduction would still keep the Fed funds rate well above zero,” Shelton told the Washington Post in an e-mail Monday. “I would have voted...
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CBS News poll finds Biden leading Democratic candidates
In a new CBS News poll, Joe Biden maintains a lead over other Democratic presidential candidates. But that lead could be shrinking. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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ICE ramps up DNA testing for migrant families along the southern border
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has begun using DNA testing at seven locations along the southern border to identify individuals who pose as families, the agency said Monday. - RSS Channel
Trump denies claim Iran arrested 17 spies
Donald Trump is denying Iran's claim that it arrested 17 people who were allegedly spying for the CIA. The allegation comes amid increased tensions with Iran, after it seized a British oil tanker. Imtiaz Tyab reports.
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Tim Duncan returns to the NBA as a coach for the San Antonio Spurs
It's been only three years since Tim Duncan retired from the basketball court, but he's making his return, this time as a coach. - RSS Channel
Deadspin’s Dave McKenna on Elgin Baylor, Dan Snyder, and Kevin Johnson
One of America’s best sportswriters on the biggest stories of his career.
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Podcast: Adversarial Interoperability is Judo for Network Effects
In my latest podcast (MP3), I read my essay SAMBA versus SMB: Adversarial Interoperability is Judo for Network Effects, published last week on EFF's Deeplinks; it's a furhter exploration of the idea of "adversarial interoperability" and the role it has played in fighting monopolies and preserving competition, and how we could use it to restore competition today. In tech, "network effects" can be a powerful force to maintain market dominance: if everyone is using Facebook, then your Facebook replacement doesn't just have to be better than Facebook, it has to be so much better than Facebook that it's worth using, even though all the people you want to talk to are still on Facebook. That's a tall order. Adversarial interoperability is judo for network effects, using incumbents' dominance against them. To see how that works, let's look at a historical example of adversarial interoperability role in helping to unseat a monopolist's dominance. The first skirmishes of the PC wars were fought with incompatible file formats and even data-storage formats: Apple users couldn't open files made by Microsoft users, and vice-versa. Even when file formats were (more or less) harmonized, there was still the problems of storage media: the SCSI drive you plugged into your Mac needed a special add-on and flaky driver software to work on your Windows machine; the ZIP cartridge you formatted for your PC wouldn't play nice with Macs. MP3 Read the rest
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Morehouse investigating allegations of misconduct against staffer
In a tweet, Michael Key accused DeMarcus Crews, an assistant dean, of repeated unwanted touching
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‘The People Can’t Take It Anymore’: Puerto Rico Erupts in a Day of Protests
Many Puerto Ricans are deeply dissatisfied with a government they say has left much of the island mired in poverty, unemployment and corruption.
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Nintendo sued over ‘drift’ flaw in Joy-Con controllers
Lawyers have filed a class-action suit against Nintendo for an alleged "drift" flaw in the Joy-Con controllers for the Nintendo Switch.
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Trump ramps up feud with Democratic "Squad"
A new CBS News poll finds most Americans disagree with Donald Trump's racist tweets aimed at four congresswomen known as the "Squad." But the president continues to target the group. Ben Tracy reports.
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Nearly 1,000 U.S. troops still deployed in Syria
CBS News is traveling with Gen. Frank McKenzie, commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East
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Former candidate lied about treating Pulse shooting victims
Catherine Elizabeth McCarthy was running as a Democrat in Florida's House of Representative, but she lied about being a doctor and caring for victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. - RSS Channel
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, July 22, 2019
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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CBS News poll: Health care is top issue for Democrats in 2020
CBS News' latest Battleground Tracker poll shows health care is the top issue for Democrats in 2020. Abby Goodnough, national health care correspondent for The New York Times, joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss how the candidates and voters are approaching the issue.
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