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Pink is taking a break from music in 2020
She plans to step away from the microphone following the conclusion of her world tour and the release of her latest album, "Hurts 2B Human."
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Cows swept away during Hurricane Dorian found hanging out on small island
Three North Carolina cows swept out to sea when Hurricane Dorian sparked an 8-foot “mini tsunami” turned up months later — and it’s believed they swam four to five miles as the storm raged, according to a new report. The bovine trio was living on the small coastal community of Cedar Island when the tsunami...
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Gaza ceasefire ends two days of fighting; protests in Bolivia reignite
There's a ceasefire in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad following deadly violence along the Strip. Also, protests in Bolivia have reignited after Senator Jeanine Añez named herself interim president, and Britain's Prince Charles is celebrating his birthday in India. CBS News' Gwen Baumgardner joined "CBSN AM" to discuss.
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70% Americans say they are struggling financially
"Income is not keeping pace with expenses," expert says in noting the prevalence of financial hardships
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Alicia Keys returning as Grammys host
Keys is hosting the Grammys for the second year in a row.
New York Post
This cheap coffee machine makes 40 varieties of hot and cold drinks
TL;DR: The stylish Nescafé Dolce Gusto Jovia coffee machine is on sale for £29.99 on Amazon, saving you 25% on list price. Despite what you may have been led to believe, you do not have to spend hundreds of pounds on a coffee machine. In fact, you can now pick up a quality device for under £30 on Amazon. The Nescafé Dolce Gusto Jovia by De'Longhi coffee machine is currently on sale for £29.99 on Amazon. This is down by 25% on list price, saving you £10.That's a ridiculously low price for a device that can produce 40 varieties of hot and cold drinks with the touch of a button. SEE ALSO: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019: The best Amazon deals in the UK Read more...More about Coffee Machine, Nescafe, Mashable Shopping, Shopping Uk, and Uk Deals
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Hackers can easily steal passport photos from vulnerable UK Brexit app, report claims
The UK Home Office’s “EU Exit: ID Document Check” application, which allows citizens and their families to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme, is vulnerable to hacking. This is according to a report by Norwegian cybersecurity company Promon, which specializes in securing apps from hacking attacks. According to the report, the Brexit app (as it's commonly called) "lacks functionality that prevents malware from reading and stealing sensitive information provided by users, including passport details and photo IDs." Basically the app's not resilient enough to hackers adding malicious elements to it, repackaging it, redistributing it, or injecting malicious code while the app is running.   Read more...More about Uk, Brexit, Tech, and Cybersecurity
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"Removing the water": physically-accurate color correction algorithm for underwater photography
Researcher Derya Akkaynak developed a photogrammetry algorithm that corrects underwater photography to remove color haze created by backscattering -- in effect "removing the water" to show the underwater world in its fullness of color and detail. The results are beautiful and crystal clear. Why do all the pictures you take underwater look blandly blue-green? The answer has to do with how light travels through water. Derya Akkaynak, an oceangoing engineer, has figured out a way to recover the colorful brilliance of the deep. You can read the scientific paper at OpenAccess: Sea-thru: A Method For Removing Water From Underwater Images [PDF] The Sea-thru method estimates backscatter using the dark pixels and their known range information. Then, it uses an estimate of the spatially varying illuminant to obtain the range-dependent attenuation coefficient. Using more than 1,100 images from two optically different water bodies, which we make available, we show that our method with the revised model outperforms those using the atmospheric model. Consistent removal of water will open up large underwater datasets to powerful computer vision and machine learning algorithms, creating exciting opportunities for the future of underwater exploration and conservation. A funny problem with the video: at 2:56 in, they're seen using Photoshop's color balance tools to edit one of the images, while Akkaynak says "this method is not photoshopping an image." It's surely just a terrible edit and they were doing a comparison, but it made me wonder, so I fired up Photoshop to see how it does. Here, the paper's example is seen raw (top left), corrected by Photoshop's Auto Color tool (top right), corrected by Sea-Thru (bottom left) and corrected by me using the color balance sliders in Photoshop (bottom right). Read the rest
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The beef between Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley will never die
Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter. Players can switch teams, win MVPs, get contracts, swap teammates, yet still maintain beef if that beef is true enough. Once upon a time, Patrick Beverley was a teammate of James Harden on the Houston Rockets, and Russell Westbrook was a star of the rival Oklahoma City Thunder. SB Nation’s show BEEF HISTORY walks you through why and how the pair fought. Now Westbrook is a Harden co-star in Houston and Beverley is a Clipper. BUT THE BEEF LIVES. The teams met Wednesday with Harden lighting up L.A. Would you expect Mr. Westbrook to note that fact after the game? Well, of course. And with a devastating (and untrue) quote. “Pat Bev trick y’all, man, like he playing defense. He don’t guard nobody, man. He just running around, doing nothing.” Feuds come and feuds go. Beef is eternal. Speaking of beef, hilariously we may have a beef between Doc Rivers and Austin Rivers after the latter tried (successfully) to get the former T’d up while the coach was on a rant late in the Clippers’ loss. Austin then taunted Doc after he got ejected. Beautiful. Speaking of the Rockets, here’s Michael Pina on how Houston and Westbrook are growing together. Scores Grizzlies 119, Hornets 117Sixers 97, Magic 112Wizards 133, Celtics 140Clippers 93, Rockets 102Spurs 114, Wolves 129Warriors 94, Lakers 120Raptors 114, Blazers 106 Schedule All times Eastern. Games are on League Pass unless otherwise noted. Heat at Cavaliers, 6Mavericks at Knicks, 8, TNTBulls at Bucks, 8Clippers at Pelicans, 8Hawks at Suns, 9Nets at Nuggets, 10:30, TNT Links Mike Prada breaks down how Pascal Siakam’s weird game is translating as a superstar. Ja Morant game-winner in his first pro game back in his native Carolinas. I wrote about Damian Lillard’s MVP-style year and the Blazers’ bad timing. Ricky O’Donnell on Coby White’s microwave scoring ability. Henry Abbott on why it’s silly to ignore the science on load management. Speaking of which, here’s the Kevins Pelton and Arnovitz on the science of load management. About those Mavericks jerseys. A different take. Dwight Howard defended Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in the comments of an Instagram. He explains why. If there was still a Comeback Player of the Year award ... Nike finally made Sabrina Ionescu jerseys. They sold out in hours. Kevin O’Connor on the Spurs’ paradox. Bogdan Bogdanovic is the key to the Kings surviving De’Aaron Fox’s absence. Natalie Weiner with an incredibly important story on the role high school football plays in preventing and healing from youth gun violence. Wild, at times disturbing story of how Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi ended up playing basketball for Russian spy because WNBA wages were too well. Ranking the top 50 players in the WNBA. Be excellent to each other.
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Women find freedom and peace through Double Dutch club
In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. Today, we are taking a trip down memory lane to the days when jumping double dutch was a go-to pastime for African-American girls. Nikki Battiste reports.
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Ford’s next ‘Mustang’ will be an electric SUV
Ford will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for its classic muscle car, for an electric SUV that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on Nov. 17, the company said on Thursday. Ford confirmed its new electric SUV will be called the Mustang Mach-E ahead of a debut event scheduled...
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Deval Patrick announces he is running for president
He starts far behind in a record-sized field that polling shows is now divided into two tiers — with the top tier consisting of Joe Biden​, Elizabeth Warren​, Bernie Sanders​ and Pete Buttigieg​
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Trailer for Ben Affleck’s latest film finally released
Warner Bros. — which has been behind past Affleck films including "Argo," "The Accountant" and "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" — in August moved the release date for "The Way Back" from October to March.
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Microplastics and baby fish are drawn to the same spots in the ocean
Which means larval fish are snacking on a lot of plastic.
Ars Technica
IBM to launch faster weather forecast system to cover the globe
Technology company IBM said on Thursday it will launch a new weather forecasting system which will be able to predict conditions up to 12 hours in advance and cover parts of the world which have not had access to such detailed data.
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Walmart stock jumps after strong holiday sales forecast
Walmart reported better-than-expected third-quarter US comparable sales on Thursday as people spent more at its stores and website and the retailer picked up market share in food and other groceries. The world’s largest retailer also raised its annual earnings outlook, sending its shares up over 3 percent in premarket trade. Walmart has now posted a...
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Behind the scenes of Celine Dion's "Courage" tour
For the Canadian powerhouse, the rush backstage before a big show never gets old
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Amazon trims German delivery charges for groceries
Amazon.com is lowering the fee it charges customers in Germany for delivering fresh groceries and allowing its Prime subscribers to pay per order instead of committing to monthly membership, the U.S. company said on Thursday.
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Trump's signature tax break for poor people went to subsidize a superyacht marina in Florida
Trump's 2017 #taxscam transferred more than a trillion dollars to the richest people in America, but when Trump talks about it, he likes to tout the bill's "opportunity zone" provisions that provided massive tax breaks to investors who put money into places that would supposedly create jobs and housing for poor Americans. But which regions get designated as "opportunity zones" was left up to state governments, and have become a corruption bonanza as major political donors lean on state governors to designate their pet property developments as tax-havens, even as actual poor neighborhoods in desperate need of investment are turned down for status. This is especially visible in Florida, where then-Governor Rick Scott handed his top donors special tax designations for luxury projects, while turning down multiple applications from some of Florida's poorest areas. Among Florida's "opportunity zones" are Rybovich marina, a marina for $100m+ superyachts abutted by luxury condo towers called Marina Village. They're owned by Wayne Huizenga Jr, the scion of the Blockbuster Video fortune, who lobbied Scott for the marina's inclusion, resulting in a change to the designation plans. Other billionaire Scott donors also cashed in on the "opportunity zone" scam, thanks to their stake in Marina Village. Billionaire Tampa Ball Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, another Scott donor, got a tax break for his luxury residence/hotel/shop development in Tampa. The beneficiaries of this corruption insisted to Propublica that they weren't seeking tax breaks for themselves, but rather, they were motivated by concern for small-time investors who might build on adjacent lands. Read the rest
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'Awful and fabulous': the madness of Flowers in the Attic
Forty years ago, VC Andrews’ novel about incest, rape and murder-by-doughnut was declared ‘deranged swill’, but new books under her name still sell. Why?Forty years ago this month, Flowers in the Attic, the debut novel of one VC Andrews was published. A review in the Washington Post didn’t mince its words, describing it as “deranged swill” that “may well be the worst book I have ever read”.The plot is nothing if not deranged – but even 40 years later, utterly compelling. Cathy and Chris Dollanganger and their little brother and sister, Cory and Carrie, are beautiful, blond-haired and as happy as can be until their handsome father dies. Their destitute mother tells them that in order to regain the fortune from which she has been disinherited, they must hide in their grandparents’ vast attic for a few days so she can persuade their grandfather to reinstate her as his heir. Continue reading...
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New Roma model joins Ferrari's 'prancing horse' stable
Ferrari on Thursday rolled out the Roma, a record fifth new model announced this year, as the Italian luxury carmaker with the famous "prancing horse" logo looks to sustain profit and share price growth.
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Jam City launches Disney Frozen Adventures mobile game
It’s time to let it go. Jam City is launching its Disney Frozen Adventures mobile game in advance of the November 22 launch of the Frozen 2 film. And it hopes there is plenty of pent-up demand for a game associated with Frozen, which generated $1.3 billion at the box office in 2013. Disney Frozen […]
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Walmart expects a strong holiday season, and it's set to send shares to their highest level all year (WMT)
Reuters Walmart reported third-quarter fiscal 2020 earnings before market open Thursday.  Shares rose as much as 3.5% in premarket trading, setting up Walmart to open at its highest price this year.  Online sales and an updated full-year outlook drove the earnings beat.  Watch Walmart trade live on Markets Insider. Walmart expects it will end the year with a strong holiday season and boosted its full-year earnings outlook when it reported its fiscal 2020 third-quarter earnings release before market open Thursday.  Shares rose as much as 3.5% on the news. If the rally holds, Walmart will open at its highest price so far this year. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A big-money investor in juggernauts like Facebook and Netflix breaks down the '3rd wave' firms that are leading the next round of tech disruptionSee Also:The best soda makersThe best dining tables10 tricks for remembering everything you read
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How to Get the $13 Disney+ Bundle With Ad-Free Hulu
Disney+ is here, and one of the few deals you can get for the service is a bundle package that gives you the streaming service, ESPN, and Hulu for $13/month, or $5 cheaper than each would cost individually. There’s a catch, however; you’re getting the ad-supported version of Hulu, which might annoy you greatly.…Read more...
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Salesforce signs a big new deal with Microsoft's cloud to power one of its core products (CRM, MSFT)
REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Salesforce has picked Microsoft Azure as the public cloud provider for its Marketing Cloud product, as the two companies double down on their existing partnership. Salesforce will also build a new integration between its Sales Cloud and Service Cloud products and Microsoft Teams, to make life easier for customers using both.  Salesforce already has partnerships with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud for cloud computing services. AWS, in particular, is known to be Salesforce's primary cloud platform, hosting a huge chunk of the company's business. But Salesforce says this new partnership with Microsoft Azure won't impact its relationship with and usage of AWS.  Read more on the Business Insider homepage. Salesforce is doubling down on its partnership with Microsoft, with which it's also sometimes been a foe. Microsoft Azure is now the public cloud behind Salesforce's Marketing Cloud, its cloud software for marketing professionals. Salesforce also plans to build a new integration between its Sales Cloud and Service Cloud product and the Microsoft Teams work chat app, to try and make life easier for their mutual customersSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Most maps of Louisiana aren't entirely right. Here's what the state really looks like.See Also:Amazon Web Services quietly did a 'complete overhaul' of its pricing in a move that can save customers money while also making it harder for them to leaveThe 10 most popular programming languages, according to the Microsoft-owned GitHubMicrosoft built a wall around its customers that could stop Slack's growth in its tracks
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China is treating 2 people with a highly contagious form of the plague
Officials in Beijing confirm rare cases of deadly disease, leaving residents of the densely-packed capital city with some unanswered questions
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Apple launches Research app with heart, menstrual, and hearing studies
Apple's previously promised Research app for iPhone and Apple Watch users is now live, along with three medical studies to help advance health initiatives.
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‘Gold-backed’ crypto firm ordered to cease operations amid pyramid scheme claims
A German cryptocurrency company that used several ex-footballers to promote its products has been told to desist its blockchain-based business amid claims that it was operating a pyramid scheme, The Guardian reports. According to German business newspaper Handelsblatt, the country’s banking watchdog, BaFin, handed a cease-and-desist-order to Karatbit Foundation, registered in Belize, and told the company to settle any outstanding financial claims. Founded by former vacuum cleaner salesman Harald Seiz in 2011, Karatbars leveraged Roberto Carlo’s, Patrick Kluivert’s, and Lothar Matthäus’ fame to promise users it would disrupt the financial system with its transformative currency. The business allowed prospective “affiliates” to purchase “cryptonyzed gold” tokens. It then awarded a… This story continues at The Next Web
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Apple could bundle Apple Music, Apple TV, and Apple News Plus into a single subscription as soon as 2020 (AAPL)
Apple In the last few years, Apple has moved aggressively into the world of digital services.  The iPhone maker now operates Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, and Apple News Plus as monthly subscription-based services. Apple is reportedly looking to bundle at least some of those services into a single, unified subscription option. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is considering a subscription bundle for 2020 that could combine Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple News Plus. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. First it was Apple Music, and then it was Apple News Plus, and Apple Arcade, and, most recently, Apple TV Plus. In the last few years, Apple has rapidly evolved into a major player in a subscription services market dominated by the likes of Netflix and Spotify. But the company's next big move in that space may be a contraction of sorts: Apple is considering a subscription bundle that would include Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple News Plus, according to a new report from Bloomberg's Gerry Smith and Mark Gurman.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: How autopilot on an airplane worksSee Also:Apple fired a store helper accused of sending himself a woman's intimate photo while fixing her phoneThere are 8 key reasons you should buy the $600 OnePlus 7T over Google's more expensive Pixel 4How to turn off AirDrop on your iPhone in 2 ways, to prevent anyone from sending you unwanted filesSEE ALSO: Apple is reportedly considering a subscription bundle for Apple Music and its streaming service Apple TV Plus, but the music industry is worried it will lose money on the deal
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Venice’s historic flooding blamed on human failure and climate change
Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images An extreme high tide inundated 85 percent of Venice on Tuesday night, drowning some parts of the city in six feet of water. Floodwaters pushed boats ashore and swept through buildings, swiping groceries off shelves and knocking library books into murky pools. Schools closed, a city council meeting was canceled. Residents and tourists navigated streets in waist-high waters. One man in his 70s died from electrocution as he tried to turn on a pump in his home. Exceptionally high tides similar to this one have taken place in the city roughly once every five years or so. But this year’s disastrous flooding is the worst it’s been since 1966. It’s the result of a confluence of risk factors involving the Moon, weather, sinking, a changing... Continue reading…
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Does Trump really want to get us out of Syria? Apparently, not so much.
Donald Trump wants to be the president that gets us out of the Middle East but has buckled under pressure. He can't have his cake and eat it, too.       
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Ex-Ohio teacher indicted for ‘inappropriate sexual acts’ with teen she tutored
A former teacher in Ohio has been indicted for having sex with a 13-year-old student she was tutoring, authorities said. Brooke M. Wright — who also served as an administrator at Ventures Academy in Delaware, Ohio — is accused of engaging in sex acts with the teen between May and September, prosecutors in Franklin County...
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Trump crows after hearing, says diplomats stumped by ‘impeachable event’ question
President Trump highlighted a key moment during Wednesday’s impeachment hearing to suggest the case against him was decidedly undercut by the witnesses, despite claims to the contrary by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and fellow Democrats. 
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Britain's Asda blames Brexit uncertainty for lower sales
Asda, the British supermarket arm of U.S. retail giant Walmart , reported lower sales in its latest quarter, saying uncertainty surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union had negatively affected spending patterns.
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10 things you should do if you're worried about your future after a round of layoffs, according to career experts
TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images If you survived a layoff at your company, career experts say to be wary of signs that more trouble will hit your company down the line. Closed-door meetings, media reports of trouble in your industry, and a shift in company culture can all signal more layoffs down the line. But if you find yourself taking on new responsibilities after the layoff, experts suggest you stick around. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Layoffs have devastated workers at some of the buzziest US companies this year.  Former startup unicorns like WeWork and Uber announced layoffs after their companies became tangled in controversy or failed to make profits. Technological changes in how we buy goods and read the news has hurt workers at some retail and media companies. And even relatively healthy corporations like Apple have shed teams that weren't working out as planned. Layoffs don't always mean a company is in financial trouble — they could mean the firm recently merged with another company or changed strategies and did away with extra personnel.  But sometimes, layoffs are just the beginning of, well, more layoffs. If you survived a company layoff but worry about more down the line, here are 10 things career experts say you should do:Even if you survived a layoff, always keep your resume updated and watch the job market. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Amanda Augustine, career expert at TopResume, recommends employees always make sure they are prepared for the worst, even if they just weathered an initial layoff.  The best professionals, she said, are ones that are keeping an eye on the next big opportunity even if they're not looking to immediately jump ship. Even if you don't know how your company will fare after a layoff, keep your resume updated and be aware of open jobs on the market, Augustine says. "Make sure you have a copy of your performance reviews, testimonials, anything that you could use as fodder to help you update your LinkedIn profile and your resume," Augustine said. "It is always better to update your resume and prepare for a job search when you do not immediately need to find a new job." Find out whether your boss has a plan for how the company will bounce back after layoffs. Getty Images The fact that a layoff happened indicates something in your company's business model failed, says Marc Cenedella, founder and CEO of Ladders job search. In turn, your company should have a plan to make adjustments to get back on track. If you don't sense upper management has a plan for how the company plans to get better and more profitable, you should look elsewhere, Cenedella says. Keep an eye out for how the company culture changes following layoffs. Jetta Productions Inc/Getty Images When trying to differentiate between whether a layoff will lead to renewed growth or if there's more bad news down the line, Lynn Taylor, workplace expert and author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," says to pay attention to company culture.  "Does it seem like your work is going unnoticed or unappreciated?" Taylor asks. "This may or may not be personal, but it may be part of a layoff where your boss doesn't want to make you feel like everything is honky dory anymore because there's going to be [another] layoff." Red flags that could suggest your company might make more layoffs down the line include:  A change in the quality of how human resources handles your complaints A lack of friendliness among staff or higher ups No encouragement to start new projects or a lack of innovation among teams Getting excluded from meetings or feeling ignored by your boss   See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Oprah and Melinda Gates argue that being yourself over fitting in is a surefire way to advance your career — and the research backs them upThe 25 American industries most likely to lose hundreds of jobs if the US-China trade war continuesWomen in Japan are being told not to wear glasses in the workplace — here are 5 sexist dress codes from around the worldSEE ALSO: Nearly 3 in 4 women in tech have mulled leaving the field, signaling the industry still has a gender diversity problem
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MH17 investigators say phone calls show Ukraine rebels' ties to Russia
Intercepts suggest separatists sought guidance from Russia before jet was shot down Dutch-led investigators have released new recordings of intercepted telephone calls that show separatist leaders in Ukraine requesting military support and political guidance from Russian political figures in the period before the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that killed all 298 people on board.Those caught on tape allegedly include Vladislav Surkov, a political aide to Vladimir Putin, whom separatist leaders have called “our man in the Kremlin”. Security officials in the audiotapes also refer to “a mandate” from the Russian defence minister, Sergey Shoigu, to reform east Ukraine’s military hierarchy and coordination with the FSB director, Alexander Bortnikov, to deliver military aid, apparently including night-vision equipment and ammunition. Continue reading...
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Netanyahu could emerge as the real winner in the latest Gaza flare-up
After more than 50 hours of intense fighting between Israel and Islamic Jihad in Gaza and the shaky ceasefire that followed, there is a different battle -- this one political in nature -- happening in Israel. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu already looks like its winner.
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Listen to Episode 8 of ‘Gang’s All Here’: Gase Gets Vote of Confidence feat. Rex Ryan
On Episode 8 of the “Gang’s All Here” podcast, Brian Costello opens the show reacting to Christopher Johnson’s statements Wednesday, saying Adam Gase will be the head coach beyond this season. Longtime New York Post football columnist Mark Cannizzaro explains why it’s important to give Gase some time and not to keep firing coaches. The...
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The A to Z of stunning Italian jewelry
Armonie Minerali: Pattern and color converse within Pomellato’s eye-catching rings of rare minerals. Baubles: Definition: a small*, showy trinket. *Unless you’re Liz — see letter E! Convertible: Go from day to night with a Serafino Consoli gold-and-diamond ring that opens like an accordion to become a bracelet several times its size. Diamonds: Carbon6 (C6) is still a...
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Directly importing photos into Adobe Lightroom is about to get a lot easier
I love Adobe's Lightroom app. It makes editing my photos, one at a time or a bunch all at once a pleasure. I use it to catalog my photos, too: Apple's Photos apps on Mac OS and iPadOS just don't do it for me.  That said, I loath the number of hoops I have to jump through any time I want to import RAW photos from my camera into the iOS or iPadOS version of the app. Yeah, there's a Siri Shortcut to give shutterbugs a hand. But I don't use Siri. Happily, earlier today, I discovered that the two hundred and eleventy steps required to import photos into the app from my much-loved Sony RX100 III will soon become a whole lot more reasonable. Next to Scrivener releasing an iOS version of its spectacular writing app for iOS a few years back, the possibility of easily importing RAW images to Lightroom without having to deal with any bullshit is one of my favorite developments to come to the iPad since I bought my first one back in 2010. Image via Séamus Bellamy Read the rest
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The Best Thing You Can Do to Support a New Book
If your favorite author has a new book coming out, there are two easy things you can do to support it:Read more...
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9 students have died at USC since the start of fall semester
Police are investigating a series of student deaths at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Since the fall semester began in August, nine students have died. The school says three of those were by suicide.
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Trump’s defender v his nemesis: the battle at the heart of impeachment hearings
Beyond the tussle between Democrat Adam Schiff and Republican Devin Nunes is the big question – will party interest reign supreme?The battle for American hearts and minds in the unfolding impeachment drama is, at its core, a battle between two very different Californian congressmen.In the red corner is Devin Nunes, a Republican former dairy farmer from the state’s agricultural Central Valley, who long ago threw his lot in with Fox News talking-point orthodoxy and has never hesitated to defend Donald Trump, no matter how much the rest of the political establishment – and the factual record – was arrayed against him. Continue reading...
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Apple might be planning its own subscription bundle
Ever since Apple rolled out its second, third and fourth subscription services, folks have begun to wonder when they could buy all three together, ideally for a discount. According to Bloomberg, it's something that Apple is at least thinking about, i...
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