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NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000
The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the Department of Education. The filing said she was waiting at a bus stop in...
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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update to Developers
Apple today seeded fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 13 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the third beta and more than a month after unveiling the tvOS 13 software at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV, the new tvOS 13 developer beta can be downloaded onto the Apple TV via a profile that's installed using Xcode. tvOS 13 introduces an updated Home screen aimed at making it easier to discover new content. Apps are now able to play full-screen video previews right on the Home screen, similar to Netflix. Multi-user support is available for the first time, letting more than one profile exist on the Apple TV so each family member can have their own customized Apple TV interface with separate recommendations, music playlists, and Watch Now lists. Switching between profiles can be done with the new Control Center, which offers up profiles, the time and date, search, a Now Playing widget, AirPlay controls, and a sleep option. tvOS 13 gets the Apple TV ready for Apple Arcade, Apple's new gaming service that's coming to the Apple TV, iOS, iPadOS, and macOS later this year. Apple Arcade will offer unlimited access to more than 100 new and exclusive games, for one subscription fee. As part of the Apple Arcade preparations, Apple has implemented support for the Xbox Wireless Bluetooth Controller and the PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller, both of which can be connected to an Apple TV over Bluetooth. There are new under the sea themed screensavers created in partnership with the BBC Natural History Unit, which also created "Blue Planet." There's also a new Picture-in-Picture feature. Picture-in-Picture lets you continue to watch TV shows or movies while using a different app, adjusting settings, or otherwise navigating through the tvOS 13 operating system. tvOS 13 is available to registered developers and public beta testers at this time and will see an official public launch this fall alongside iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina, and watchOS 6.Related Roundups: Apple TV, tvOS 12, tvOS 13Buyer's Guide: Apple TV (Don't Buy)This article, "Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update to Developers" first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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LAPD officer accused of multiple sexual assaults, authorities say
An LAPD officer was arrested on suspicion of multiple sexual assaults, authorities said Wednesday.
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Dive into the world of coding with this $12 course
As part of an ongoing series, the CNN Underscored team showcases outstanding deals you can shop right now on the CNN Store. Each week, our staff chooses a product to feature that we think you'll love.
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Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit
After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing.
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John Paul Stevens Dissented Until the End
The justice, who died on Tuesday, was not quiet about court matters in his retirement.
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PUBG Season 4 brings a big update to the battle royale’s original map
The PUBG Corp. has revealed the updates coming to its battle royale shooter when Season 4 launches on July 24 for PC.
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It's Okay to Take a Break From the Gym
Despite what you might think, we all need a break from the gym. Sometimes, it’s out of necessity because of an injury. Other times, it’s because you just don’t have time.Read more...
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Elon Musk hopes to have brain-reading ‘threads’ available by 2020
These threads are covered in electrodes and inserted into the brain next to neurons and synapses. The results could allow humans to "merge" with artificial intelligence.Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Artificial Intelligence, Elon Musk, and Brain Research
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KLM tells breastfeeding women to expect to be asked to cover up
Airline provokes outcry with response after woman said its staff asked her to cover herselfThe Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avoid offending other passengers.The company’s policy emerged after a woman claimed on Facebook she had been asked to shield herself from view while feeding her one-year-old on a flight between San Francisco and Amsterdam last month. Continue reading...
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The Greatest Leap, part 2: The 50/50 bet that won the Space Race for America
If Apollo 8 failed, NASA's Moon dreams would crumble.
Ars Technica
A pickup truck emoji may be on its way
The emoji, displayed and created by Ford, was proposed for the 2020 additions to the emoji keyboard.Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Iphone, Smartphones, Mashable Video, and Emoji
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'View' host praises 'masterful' Pelosi after floor speech denouncing Trump's controversial comments
Unsurprisingly, "The View" is in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's corner amid her latest spat with President Trump.
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Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say
A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said.
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Florida City Plays ‘Baby Shark’ on Loop to Keep Homeless People Away
A city official says they're trying to discourage people from sleeping outside
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2020 Democrat Hickenlooper warns impeachment could ‘become a vehicle to help’ Trump
Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper worries that impeachment could play into Trump’s hands, even as he supports an inquiry.
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Bitcoin drops below $10,000 as Libra enters the fold
The cryptocurrency reached a low of $9,214. With Libra, a Facebook-owned cryptocurrency, entering the ring, many are pointing to the criticism Facebook and cryptocurrencies in general are facing as a potential reason behind the decline.Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Bitcoin, Libra, and Cryptocurrency
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Controversial search engine Dragonfly has been ‘terminated,’ Google exec claims
This was a step away from another exec’s December 2018 statements that Google didn’t have plans to launch a search product in China “right now.” Dragonfly was criticized for the privacy, censorship, and human rights concerns it may have caused.Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Google, China, Mashable Video, and Dragonfly
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New Jersey pizzeria launches missing pets initiative
A New Jersey pizzeria wants to reunite people with their missing pets — and won’t ask them for any dough for the help. Angelo’s Pizza announced they’re placing flyers of missing furry friends on pizza boxes in an attempt to reunite the pets with their owners. “Anyone in the Matawan/Aberdeen area who has a missing...
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Microsoft has a wild hologram that translates HoloLens keynotes into Japanese
Microsoft has created a hologram that will transform someone into a digital speaker of another language. The software giant unveiled the technology during a keynote at the Microsoft Inspire partner conference this morning in Las Vegas. Microsoft recently scanned Julia White, a company executive for Azure, at a Mixed Reality capture studio to transform her into an exact hologram replica. The digital version appeared onstage to translate the keynote into Japanese. Microsoft has used its Azure AI technologies and neural text-to-speech to make this possible. It works by taking recordings of White’s voice, in order to create a personalized voice signature, to make it sound like she’s speaking Japanese. Microsoft has shown off holograms of people before, but the translation aspect is a step beyond what has been possible with HoloLens. This looks like it’s just a demonstration for now, and you’d need access to a Mixed Reality capture studio to even start to take advantage of this. Microsoft’s studios are equipped with lighting rigs and high-resolution cameras to capture a fully accurate digital hologram of someone, which isn’t something that can be done easily at home with a smartphone just yet. Still, Microsoft’s demonstration is certainly impressive and it speaks to the company’s ambitions with Azure, HoloLens, and beyond. The HoloLens 2 might be targeted at businesses for now, but Microsoft is attempting to build software and services that will scale to wherever augmented reality might end up heading.
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READ: Rep. Al Green's impeachment resolution
Mr. GREEN of Texas: Madam Speaker, pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, I rise to give notice of my intention to raise a question of the privileges of the House.
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Pelosi holds weekly press conference after Trump contempt vote
The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning President Trump's inflammatory tweets from over the weekend
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Virginia woman recovering from flesh-eating bacteria
Amanda Edwards says she is recovering after she went swimming at a beach in Norfolk, Virginia, and contracted flesh-eating bacteria.
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Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers
Apple today seeded the fourth betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after releasing the third betas and more than a month after unveiling the new operating system at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Registered developers will need to download the profile for the iOS 13 and iPadOS betas from Apple's Developer Center. Beta 4, like earlier betas, can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper profile has been installed. Apple split iOS 13 and iPadOS into separate updates in 2019, one designed for iPhone and one designed for iPad. iPadOS is identical to iOS 13 in almost every way, though there are some iPad-specific features such as new multitasking capabilities. For the most part, the two operating systems share the same features. iOS 13 is a huge update with a long list of new features. Perhaps the most noticeable outward-facing change is a systemwide Dark Mode that changes the entire look of the operating system from light to dark, darkening everything from system elements to apps. Apple overhauled the Photos app, introducing a new Photos tab that curates your entire Photos library and shows you a selection of highlights organized by day, month, or year, and there are revamped Photo editing tools. For the first time, you can edit video right in the Photos app, cropping, rotating, applying filters, and adjusting lighting and color. There's a new High-Key Mono lighting effect, and for Portrait Lighting in general, intensity can be adjusted. There's a less obtrusive volume HUD, a new Find My app that combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends and lets you track your devices even with they don't have an LTE or WiFi connection. A Sign In with Apple feature (not yet active) gives you a convenient and data safe way to sign into apps and websites, providing an alternative to Facebook and Google sign in options. Apple's even able to generate single-use randomized email addresses so you don't have to give your real info to apps and websites. Maps features a new street-level "Look Around" mode and a Collections feature for making lists of places, Reminders has been entirely overhauled to make it more functional, there's a profile option in Messages along with new Memoji and Animoji stickers, and Siri has a new voice. CarPlay in iOS 13 has been overhauled with a new look, multiple sets of AirPods (or Powerbeats Pro) can be connected to the same phone so you can share music with a friend, Siri on HomePod can detect multiple voices for multi-user support, and HomePod also supports Handoff. There are a ton of additional new features and changes coming in iOS 13, and for a full rundown of what you can expect, you should check out our iOS 13 roundup. Each new beta brings new features and changes to iOS 13, and the third beta introduced a FaceTime Attention Correction option, changes to Split View to make it more obvious which window is being typed in, a Me tab for the Find My app, and more. The beta testing period will allow Apple to work out bugs ahead of the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS, and it will let developers build iOS 13 and iPadOS features into their apps ahead of a public release coming this fall.Related Roundups: iOS 13, iPadOSThis article, "Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers" first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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Zarif: Start a war with Iran and we will end it
During an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran has never started a war, but they will be the ones who end it when asked about rising tensions with the US.
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Delays to safety reforms ‘risk a repeat of Grenfell disaster’
MPs say ministers must work faster as hundreds of towers still have dangerous claddingMinisters are risking people’s lives because safety reforms after the Grenfell Tower disaster have been too slow and “simply not good enough”, a cross-party group of MPs has warned.More than two years since the fire claimed the lives of 72 people, the government is taking too long to remove potentially dangerous cladding from hundreds of other housing blocks and, despite promising in July 2017 to “urgently assess” building regulations, it has taken 23 months to merely publish proposals for consultation, a damning parliamentary inquiry concludes. Continue reading...
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Breathtaking Simulation Recreates Neil Armstrong’s View of the Apollo 11 Landing
Choppy video taken by a camera next to Buzz Aldrin’s window is the only visual record we have of the first Moon landing. Using archival data and new high-res images, a team from NASA has recreated the Apollo 11 landing, showing Neil Armstrong’s perspective for the very first time.Read more...
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Apollo 11: 50 years on, the Eagle lunar module serves as a reminder of mankind’s ability to innovate
If it wasn’t for the lunar module, we wouldn’t have heard the famous words from Neil Armstrong, on July 20th of 1969.
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Sen. Tim Kaine says Trump's 'go back' tweets violate federal anti-discrimination law
A section of EEOC guidance cites 'go back to where you came from' as an example of discrimination based on national origin in the workplace.       
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Why Mike Anderson thinks Bobby Portis is a great fit for Knicks
Mike Anderson has a message for the Knicks and their fans. You’re going to love Bobby Portis. “He’ll be the first one in the gym and the last one [to leave]. Fans of the Knicks will really have a great appreciation for how hard he works,” the new St. John’s coach told The Post this...
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Apple Once Caught Factory Workers 'Digging a Small Tunnel in a Corner' in Attempt to Smuggle iPhone Parts
The Information's Wayne Ma has published an interesting story about the measures Apple takes to prevent leaks of unreleased products like iPhones from emerging out of factories within its Asian supply chain. After photos of the colorful iPhone 5c leaked in 2013, the report claims Apple created a "New Product Security" team to monitor security at its most sensitive suppliers in China. At one point, the team reportedly topped more than 30 people, but Apple is said to have been moving some of the work to contractors as of late. Apple recruited former U.S. military and intelligence operatives fluent in Chinese to be security managers on the team, and hired third-party auditors tasked with visiting factories on a weekly basis, the report adds. The security team is said to have uncovered workers going to extreme lengths to smuggle valuable components out of factories over the years, with some attempting to hide parts in crawl spaces, tissue boxes, shoes, belt buckles, bras, used mop water, under discarded metal shavings, and beyond. Apple once even caught factory workers "digging a small tunnel in a corner of a room behind a large piece of machinery," hoping to use it to funnel stolen components to the outside, according to the report. "People were chipping away little by little at the wall 'Shawshank Redemption' style," one person said. Over the years, Apple has tightened its security protocols even further to prevent leaks. Examples from the report: trash bags must be clear and screened for metal before they are removed from the premises, storage containers must be sealed with tamper-evident stickers, parts must have unique serial numbers that can be traced back to specific factory lines, and inventory must be counted daily. Suppliers who suffer leaks may face multi-million-dollar fines, according to the report, although Apple's primary manufacturer Foxconn is said to be excluded from this policy due to the size of its relationship with Apple. The full article at The Information is a fascinating read, with several more details about Apple's efforts to curb leaks. A subscription is required.Tag: theinformation.comThis article, "Apple Once Caught Factory Workers 'Digging a Small Tunnel in a Corner' in Attempt to Smuggle iPhone Parts" first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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Gayle King discusses interviewing "the Squad"
The four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted in President Trump's recent attacks are weighing in on the controversy. Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King. King joined CBSN to discuss what she learned from the interview.
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Bing Maps gains improved real-time transit updates and alternate routes handling
Bing Maps recently gained improvements on the real-time updates, trip frequency, and alternate routes front. Here's what's changed.
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Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant
A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy consul general in Iribil, was among two people...
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Local Matters: Republican Mark Sanford considers 2020 run
South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford is considering a 2020 presidential run. Caitlin Byrd, a political reporter for The Post and Courier, joined CBSN to talk about the possibility.
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OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test
OneWeb's first six satellites pass test as company moves closer to real service.
Ars Technica
Couple's kissing photo with dead lion goes viral
The couple has virtually erased any trace of their taxidermy business from social media after receiving backlash
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Wall Street falls as railroads slide after CSX signals trade impact
U.S. stock indexes retreated for the second day on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp pressured railroad stocks and highlighted the wide-ranging impact of the protracted trade war between the United States and China.
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Feminist queen: show explores Victoria's transformation of monarchy
Queen Victoria began some of our best-known traditions, says curator of exhibition at Buckingham PalaceQueen Victoria was responsible for a “feminist transformation” of the monarchy and initiated some of its best-known traditions, according to the curator of a new exhibition at Buckingham Palace.The story of how Victoria and Prince Albert rebuilt the palace into the most glittering court in Europe is explored through paintings, sketches and costumes, and includes a Hollywood-produced immersive experience bringing to life the balls for which she was famed. Continue reading...
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Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks
• Club’s friendly match at Chester on Friday cancelled• Players and coaching staff of League One club issue statementBolton’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “severe mental and emotional stress”.Members of the squad say they and the coaching staff have not been paid for 20 weeks. The League One club are in administration as prospective buyers attempt to complete a takeover. Continue reading...
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AWS and Udacity launch DeepRacer machine learning course and scholarship
AWS and Udacity are teaming up to launch a scholarship program to teach students how to devise AI models that drive autonomous cars.
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Netball World Cup 2019: 'Beautiful' intercepts & reverse-bounce passes
Watch the best skills from day six of the Netball World Cup, including England's Rachel Dunn's impressive shot with an injured wrist and Trinidad & Tobago's reverse-bounce passes.
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How the Area 51 Raid Meme Became the Biggest Joke in the Galaxy
"Let's see them aliens"
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Climate Change Is Very Real. But So Much of It Is Uncertain
Researchers bring new clarity to a key measure of climate change, which could help the fight to save our planet.
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Who Gets the Armrests When You Fly Economy?
There aren’t any written rules about who is entitled to which armrest on an economy flight—but there are some unwritten ones.Read more...
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J.J. Watt made fun of Andy Dalton’s nickname and created the most pointless beef
Watt said the Texans wanted to “make the Red Rifle look like a Red Ryder BB gun,” and everyone but Dalton simply groaned. J.J. Watt is undoubtedly one of the most likable players in the NFL, but even he isn’t immune to some beef. Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is nicknamed the Red Rifle because of bright red hair that could get him cast as a Weasley in a Harry Potter reboot. After the Houston Texans pulled out an ugly 10-6 win over the Bengals to end their eight-game win streak in 2015, Watt said the defense’s goal was to “to come out here and make the Red Rifle look like a Red Ryder BB gun.” Yes, a Red Ryder BB Gun. Like the toy Ralphie Parker begs his mother for in A Christmas Story. I wonder how long it took him to come up with that one. Even ESPN sideline reporter Lisa Salters seemed perplexed by Watt’s comment. Made the Red Rifle look like a Red Rider BB Gun pic.twitter.com/F4uNqbRdFc— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) November 17, 2015 It was a bad joke. As somebody who is an avid participant in bad jokes and great puns, there’s no denying that. But Dalton wasn’t pleased. The Red Rifle acted offended by Watt’s postgame comments, saying that it affected the “integrity of the game” — which seems a little dramatic to me. “I have a lot of respect for him,” Dalton said during his own postgame press conference. “He’s a really good player. There’s a lot of kids and lot of people that look up to him, and for him to make comments like that, he’s just showing that that’s acceptable to do that kind of stuff, to say that kind of stuff. “It’s disappointing for one of the best players in this league to come out and say something like that. That’s all I’m going to say about that. I think J.J.’s a good player. But for him to be one of the best in this league and to show that integrity, it shows what he’s about, which is disappointing.” Here's Dalton commenting on JJ Watt's "making Red rifle into Red rider BB gun" comments. #Texans #Bengals #NFL pic.twitter.com/BKmfqhxNTN— Adam Wexler (@KPRC2AdamW) November 17, 2015 Dalton obviously took the comment to heart. But to be fair, Watt wasn’t totally wrong in his brief analysis of Dalton and Cincinnati’s offense that evening. The Bengals entered the game undefeated and had a pretty great offense that season, but you wouldn’t know it from watching them face Watt and the Houston defense. The Texans limited Dalton to just 197 yards with no touchdowns and an interception. Watt also sacked Dalton. The two would go on to insist that they weren’t feuding and Dalton hadn’t even seen Watt’s interview when he initially responded, but that doesn’t change the fact he overreacted to what was a playful and harmless jab. It was a dumb, cheesy joke that made me chuckle when it happened and still makes me chuckle four years later. It’s no doubt one of the dumbest NFL “beefs” ever — and I would love if we got more of them.
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Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11
Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing in Washington, D.C.Read more...
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Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution.
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