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Hardware isn’t enough — content is key to mainstream VR adoption

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The virtual reality industry is teetering on the brink of expansion to mainstream audiences. VR is making its mark on a variety of industries including entertainment with box office record breakers like 2017’s “It”, healthcare with applied pediatric medical training and advertising with AT&T’s use of a virtual car crash simulation to convey the dangers of texting and driving. VR’s application... Read More
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Senators take a bipartisan step toward a health care fix

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Two leading senators reached a bipartisan deal Tuesday to stabilize health insurance markets under Obamacare. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said their two-year compromise would fund federal subsidies that President Trump ended last week. Judy Woodruff sits down with Lisa Desjardins to discuss how this plan will give states more flexibility.... Read More
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I went on the Tom Brady diet and workout plan and it changed my life

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I tried the intense diet and fitness regimens that 40-year-old NFL quarterback Tom Brady touts in his new book "The TB 12 Method." A combination of workouts focused on "pliability," or adding flexibility to muscles through a series of workouts with resistance bands. Brady also stays away from alcohol, caffeine, dairy, and sugar. His diet puts an emphasis on vegetables and lean meats. This is what it was like to eat and train like Tom Brady for a week, including a taste test of the avocado ice cream Brady is known to enjoy. The following is a transcript of the video.Graham Flanagan: For a week, I tried the Tom Brady "TB 12” fitness and diet plan. So Tom Brady's got this new book called the “TB 12 M... Read More
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Man claims he spent years hiding in the woods to get away from ‘controlling’ wife

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Malcom Applegate took matters into his own hands, escaping what he said was an unhealthy marriage.The 62-year-old British man detailed his experience in a blog post on the Emmaus Greenwich website, revealing that he'd been living in the woods for five years before finding the homeless shelter through other runaways.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2zwlOKMSubscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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‘Sim baby’ lives as LIU Post opens care simulator

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Championing an “experiential approach to educating the next generation of healthcare professionals,” Long Island University has raised the curtain on the Inter-Professional Learning Institute Simulation Laboratory. The LIU Post School of Health Professions and Nursing hosted a special ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14 to officially open the state-of-the-art healthcare simulation lab, designed to promote collaborations b... Read More
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Senators Reach Deal to Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets for Two Years

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Enlarge this image Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash. (left), and Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., say they have a tentative agreement to appropriate the subsidies for the next two years, restore money used to encourage people to sign up for Affordable Care Act health plans and make it easier for states to design their own alternative ... Read More
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Two Teens Stabbed In Manhattan

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Published on Oct 17, 2017Teens were taken to hospital in stable condition and it's unclear why the 17 year old boys were stabbed. Marc Liverman reports, Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: TEENS WERE STABBED ON... Read More
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Bipartisan health care agreement could prop up ObamaCare

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Published on Oct 17, 2017Former New York Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey and Hoover Institute Director Lanhee J. Chen react to the news that Congress reached a bipartisan deal on health care. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detec... Read More
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Scientists discovered new genes that make humans intelligent

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If you aced your SATs, you can thank at least a few of your genes. Scientist analyzed the DNA of 78,308 people. They discovered a link between intelligence and 52 specific genes.The better individuals did in broad intelligence tests, the more frequently these genes appeared. But researchers aren't sure what the correlations mean because they don't know exactly what each gene does Four of them control cell development. Three others control activities inside neurons. But it isn't clear how the others could make you smart. Scientists want to experiment with brain cells to find out. One method would take cells from people of differing intelligence and have those cells create neuron clusters.By study... Read More
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Women’s reproductive organs are teeming with microorganisms

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Women's reproductive organs are home to plenty of microorganisms, and identifying them may help us improve women's health. Scientists have long known that the vagina is home to trillions of bacteria, but much less is known about the community of organisms inhabiting the rest of women’s reproductive tracts — from the uterus to the ovaries. In a study published today in Nature Communications, researchers in China identified the microorganisms found in six parts of the reproductive tracts of 110 women. The research can help scientists figure out what microbes and bacteria are found in healthy women, and which on... Read More
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Mangano Promotes the Importance of Lead Poisoning Prevention Week : October 22nd – 28th, 2017

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Mineola, NY –  In observation of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), October 22nd – 28th, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind residents that lead poisoning is one of the most preventable childhood health problems.  To raise awareness of the consequences of lead poisoning in children and pregnant women, Nassau County participates in NLPPW and encourages parents and caregivers to learn more about preventing lead poisoning. In 2016, over 70 new cases of lead poisoned children were identified in Nassau County (blood-lead levels ≥10 mcg/dL). Lead poisoning is a preventable disease that can cause learning disabilities, behavioral prob... Read More
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Dems Praise Health Move, Slam Budget

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Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. (Oct. 17)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Microsoft database for tracking critical bugs internally was hacked in 2013

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(Reuters) — Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. The company did not disclose the extent of the attack to the public or its customers after its discovery in 2013, but the five former employees described it to Reuters in separate interviews. Microsoft declined to discuss the incident. The database contained descriptions of critical and unfixed vulnerabilities in some of the most widely used software in the world, including the Windows operating system. Spies for governments around the globe an... Read More
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Top Global Cities Face Increased Risk Of A Real Estate Bubble

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Enlarge this image New buildings, a mix of residential and office space, stand on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which has seen a surge of development in recent years. The long neglected area includes the Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history. S... Read More
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Senators unveil short-term deal on health care subsidies

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Two Senate negotiators say they've come together to reach a short-term deal on health care subsidies. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan has more on the deal and President Trump's reaction to it.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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McCain says he is on the rocks with Mattis and McMaster

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WASHINGTON — Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain on Tuesday painted a dire picture of his relationship with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, saying it’s worse than it was with Obama-era Defense Secretary Ash Carter. “I had a better working relationship, back and forth, with Ash Carter than I do with an old friend of 20 years,” McCain said, referring to Mattis. He added that he has considered both Mattis and McMaster “friends of mine for many years.” ... Read More
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Trump Supports Health Insurers’ Payment Deal

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President Donald Trump is expressing support for an agreement struck by two leading lawmakers to extend federal payments to health insurers. (Oct. 17)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Frankel and Della Ragione: The C-Suite must become involved in cybersecurity

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By Richard M. Frankel and Nicole Della Ragione The Equifax breach reported on Sept. 7 has rocked consumers and businesses across the nation and created media frenzy, all with good reason. Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced it had suffered a data breach from mid-May through July, 2017 that exposed personally identifiable information (PII) for 143 million United States consumers. Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates, addresses, and credit card information were all revealed. While this may have been the largest breach to date for PII, Equifax is not alone in suffering from similar attacks. Companies in all industries and of all sizes are at risk, and a data br... Read More
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Career fair set for Friday

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An Oct. 20 career fair at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus is expected to draw hundreds, officials said. The job fair will open at 10 a.m. for veterans, and then for the general public at 11 a.m., running till 1 p.m. More than 100 companies are expected to attend, including Canon USA, New York Community Bank, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Henry Schein, Northwell Health, Dish Network, U.S. Customs & Border Protection and United Parcel Service. The expo is a joint effort of Suffolk’s One-Stop Employment Center and the county’s Veterans Service Agency. Candidates needing interview attire can contact Career Couture, which offers business clothing at no charge through the county’s employmen... Read More
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Northwell Health laying off 107

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Northwell Health is laying off more than 100 workers as it closes its East Hills-based division serving Medicaid patients receiving long term care in their homes. The New Hyde Park-base based nonprofit filed a notice with the state regarding 107 layoffs, the entire work force for North Shore-LIJ Health Plan Inc., a Medicaid managed long-term care provider. This division, formed in 2013, serves 6,000 adult customers with long term care services, typically living independently in their homes. The workers were given 90-day notice on Aug. 8, with initial departure slated for Nov. 6. Northwell on Oct. 6 issued another notice, set to take effect Jan. 5, 2018. Northwell cited the termination of its contract with the... Read More
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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs strikes deal to turn 800 acres of Toronto into an ‘internet city’

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Sidewalk Labs, the smart city subsidiary of Alphabet with the stated goal of “reimagining cities from the Internet up,” now has a very big sandbox in which to conduct its high-tech experiments. The Google spinoff announced a deal with the city of Toronto to develop 800 acres of waterfront property into its own digital utopia. Waterfront Toronto, a city agency tasked with overseeing the development along the shore of Lake Ontario, is teaming up with Sidewalk Labs to create a new venture called Sidewalk Toronto. On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined top executives from Alphabet, including executive chairman Eric Schmidt, to announce the deal, which includes a $50 million commitment fro... Read More
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MANGANO PROMOTES THE IMPORTANCE OF LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK

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October 22nd – 28th, 2017   Mineola, NY – In observation of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), October 22nd – 28th, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind residents that lead poisoning is one of the most preventable childhood health problems. To raise awareness of the consequences of lead poisoning in children and pregnant women, Nassau County participates in NLPPW and encourages parents and caregivers to learn more about preventing lead poisoning. In 2016, over 70 new cases of lead poisoned children were identified in Nassau County (blood-l... Read More
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Obama’s Visit to New Jersey Caps Tour of Democrats Supporting Murphy

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“Here’s the deal, that mandate is going to fall on the governors,” Mr. Biden told voters. “You saw when he walked out of the Paris accord. It was the governors led by Jerry Brown and others – it was the mayors who said we are not going to go back.”Former Vice President Al Gore echoed that sentiment when he showed up in New Jersey last weekend to support Mr. Murphy.“If you want to create the jobs of the future, if you want a governor and a f... Read More
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Federal union slams VA health reforms as dangerous for vets

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WASHINGTON — Officials from the largest federal workers union slammed Veterans Affairs officials’ new health care reform plan as “a total dismantling of the department” that would jeopardize veterans services. “It’s taking resources out of VA and shifting them into the private sector,” said J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees. “It’s voucherizing veterans health care.” ... Read More
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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government’s authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. “He didn’t want to have even the perception of a conflict of interest with drug companies or, frankly, insurance companies,” Trump told Fox News Radio in an interview Tuesday, shortly after breaking the news on Twitter. ... Read More
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Trump says he’s ‘close’ to naming new HHS nominee

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s “more than close” to naming a new health and human services secretary. But Trump tells Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade in an interview Tuesday that he’s not ready to reveal a name because the individual’s background needs to be looked into a little bit more. Trump says that if the Senate approves his eventual choice “it will be a fantastic, a fantastic nomination.”... Read More
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The Flawed System Behind the Krack Wi-Fi Meltdown

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On Monday, the security community scrambled to unpack Krack, a fundamental vulnerability in the ubiquitous, secure Wi-Fi network standard known a WPA2. Though some of the most popular devices are mercifully already protected (like most of those that run Windows and iOS), a staggering population remains exposed to data theft and manipulation every time they connect to WPA2 Wi-Fi. But as another interminable patching process begins, a different conversation is picking up, too, about how to catch flaws in crucial standards more quickly, and make it easier to patch them. No software is perfect. Bugs are inevitable n... Read More
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Leading senators say have outline of health insurance deal

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Two leading senators said Tuesday they have the “basic outlines” of a bipartisan agreement to resume federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Both said in separate interviews that they still have unresolved issues but expressed optimism that a compromise was near. The agreement would involve a two-year extension of federal payments to insurers that Trump halted last week, said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. Unless the money is quickly restored, insurers and others say that will result in higher premiums for people buying individual policies and in some carriers leaving unprofitable markets. In exchange, Republicans want Congress to give states “meaningful” flexibility to eas... Read More
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GOP senator says deal set on payments to health insurers

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A key Republican senator said Tuesday he’s reached a deal with his Democratic counterpart on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. At the White House, the president spoke favorably about the bipartisan pact. The agreement would involve a two-year extension of federal payments to insurers that Trump halted last week, said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. Unless the money is quickly restored, insurers and others say that will result in higher premiums for people buying individual policies and in some carriers leaving unprofitable markets. Alexander and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have been working for weeks on health care legislation, separate from repeated and unsuccessful effor... Read More
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VA releases plans for sweeping health care overhaul

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WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials on Monday presented Congress with their formal plan to ease rules concerning veterans seeking medical appointments outside the VA system at government expense, potentially sending tens of thousands of new veterans into the private sector for care. The proposal once again raises questions about the long-term goals of the VA medical system and potential privatization of veterans care, issues that have already caused infighting among some veterans groups and Capitol Hill lawmakers. ... Read More
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Cleveland Clinic Joins PierianDx’s Customer Network to Accelerate Precision Medicine

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ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 17, 2017– PierianDx announced today that Cleveland Clinic will utilize its integrated “one space” workflow and analysis solution, Clinical Genomicist Workspace (CGW), to advance precision medicine for patients. “We are excited that Cleveland Clinic has joined our expanding customer network,” said PierianDx CEO Ted Briscoe. “Clinical labs everywhere are recognizing that advancing precision medicine demands a comprehensive platform capable of handling a wide range of constitutional and somatic assays that is easily integrated into their existing enterprise ecosystem.” By joining the PierianDx customer network, Cleveland Clinic can access the shared constitutional and ... Read More
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The Answer for Standing-Room-Only Subways? More Standing Room

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So the master controllers were redesigned before their scheduled 14-year maintenance cycle, Mr. Eng said. He added that problems with doors had also emerged as a major contributor to delays and that doors on other types of cars in the subway fleet were being refurbished early.The E line carries 550,000 passengers a day, making it the fifth busiest in the system. Mitchell L. Moss, a professor at New York University and the director of its Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, said the extra standing room would do what was neede... Read More
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Pixel 2 review: Still the best Android phone money can buy

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In our review one year ago, VentureBeat called the Pixel “the best Android phone money can buy.” The Pixel 2, unveiled two weeks ago, boasts some marked improvements over its predecessor: among them a better camera, visual searches, and on-the-spot translation of 40 languages. With these updates, Pixel smartphones remain serious contenders among flagship Android smartphones, albeit with limited distribution. What’s new We’ll go over new features and d... Read More
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In an open letter to Jeff Bezos, civic groups call for a more transparent Amazon HQ2 selection

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While mayors and governors are clamoring to show their citizens that they’re willing to fight tooth and nail to secure Amazon’s HQ2, some groups are asking local politicians to pump the breaks. On Tuesday morning, 73 civic groups from 21 states and around the country released an open letter called “Our HQ2 Wishlist” to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The letter calls for a more transparent negotiation process between Amazon and the prospective HQ2 cities, and for Amazon to commit to a laundry list of demands that signe... Read More
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Oxitec’s Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Are the EPA’s Problem Now

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It took a decade for British biotech firm Oxitec to program a self-destruct switch into mosquitoes. Perfecting that genetic technology, timed to kill the insects before they could spread diseases like Zika and dengue fever, was supposed to be the hard part. But getting the modified mosquitoes cleared to battle ... Read More
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Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps

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Google has decided to remove an update to Maps that shows users how many calories they would burn if they walked to their destination.It follows what the search giant described as "strong user feedback" with many criticising the feature as patronising, shaming and a possible trigger for eating disorders.The pink cupcake calorie counter was also lambasted as being unscientific.It will be removed by the end of the day, Google has confirmed.The experimental feature was rolled out on the iOS version of Google Maps, beneath walking directions.It told people how many calories they wo... Read More
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Americans Love Automation, Until It Comes for Their Jobs

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The Trump administration might not be worried about robots taking jobs. But the American public sure is. "In terms of artificial intelligence taking over the jobs, I think we’re so far away from that that it’s not even on my radar screen," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told an audience in Washington in March. "I think it’s 50 or 100 more years." Despite such reassurances, 56 percent of Americans believe that automation destroys more jobs than it creates, according to a new study by Ipsos Public Affairs and the ... Read More
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Harvey Performance Company Announces a Growth Equity Investment from Summit Partners

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ROWLEY, Mass. & MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 17, 2017– Harvey Performance Company (“Harvey”), a leading provider of specialized cutting tools for precision machining applications, today announced a majority investment from global growth equity investor Summit Partners. CEO Pete Jenkins and the Harvey management team remain significant shareholders in the company. The funding will be used to fuel ongoing product development and drive new growth i... Read More
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Virtual Therapists Help Veterans Open Up About PTSD

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When US troops return home from a tour of duty, each person finds their own way to resume their daily lives. But they also, every one, complete a written survey called the Post-Deployment Health Assessment. It’s designed to evaluate service members’ psychiatric health and ferret out symptoms of conditions like depression and post-traumatic stress, so common among veterans. But the survey, designed to give the military insight into the mental health of its personnel, can wind up distorting it. Thing is, the PDHA isn’t anonymous, and the results go on service members’ records—which can deter them from opening up. Ano... Read More
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Google Maps will remove the mini cupcake calorie counter from its iOS apps

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Google will cut a criticized feature from its iOS Maps app that tracks and estimates how many calories a user burns while walking a particular path, reports TechCrunch. A Google spokesperson told the publication the removal is "based on strong user feedback" and starting from tonight, the calorie feature will be removed from the app. The feature was in testing for the last week or so. The app tallied calories in confectionary units: one mini cupcake equalling 110 calories. Google would estimate how many calorie... Read More
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The Evil Within 2 review — a survival horror game without enough horror

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While The Evil Within 2 doesn’t reinvent the survival-horror wheel, it’s a fairly enjoyable experience. Tango Gameworks developed it and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim publisher Bethesda is distributing it. It picks up three years after the events of 2014’s The Evil Within and plunges (now retired) detective Sebastian Castellanos into yet another virtual nightmare. This time, he’s searching for his daughter Lily, who was kidnapped and installed as the core. As in the first game, STEM is the culprit. It’s a system that connects thousands of people’s minds using a core mind (in this case, Lily) to host them. While hooked up to STEM, everyone can live in a simulated town called Union, which is supposed to be a kind of subur... Read More
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Alphabet’s Project Wing will send burrito drones to individual homes in Australia

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Project Wing, the drone delivery initiative of Google-owner Alphabet’s X lab, has partnered with two Australia businesses to further test its technology. In a new blog post published today on Medium, project co-lead James Ryan Burgess detailed the division’s recent progress toward bringing drone delivery to the masses, which has involved working with selected testers in a number of specialized markets. Last year, Wing launched a pilot program with the University of Virginia thanks to a Federal Aviation Autho... Read More
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How drug distributors reportedly hobbled law enforcement from policing the flow of opioids

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An investigation by 60 Minutes and the Washington Post alleges that the companies that distribute opioid painkillers to pharmacies and doctors’ offices nationwide persuaded Congress to weaken the DEA’s ability to halt drug distribution at the height of the opioid crisis. Scott Higham of the Washington Post joins William Brangham to discuss the report he co-wrote.Detected Closed Captioning: WILLIAM BRANGHAM: While States Like New Mexico Try Everything They Can To Stem This Crisis, There Are Allegations That Major Industries At The Center Of This Problem Are Doing The Opposite. As John Yang Mentioned Earlier, A Recent Investigation By "60 Minutes" And The Washington Post Alleges That The... Read More
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What Trump said about his drug czar pick, health care fixes

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President Trump addressed a flurry of news in two public appearances at the White House on Monday, touching on topics from a controversy swirling around his nominee to be the the nation's next drug czar to the future of health care reform to a subpoena over old allegations of sexual harassment. John Yang joins Judy Woodruff to take a closer look.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Death toll in Mogadishu truck bombing passes 300, officials say

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Somali officials said the death toll from Saturday's Mogadishu truck bombing has now surpassed 300.That's likely to rise even higher as dozens remain missing and hospitals treat large numbers of injured.CGTN's Abdulaziz Billow reports from Mogadishu.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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For some blind patients, ‘Bionic Eye’ lets there be light

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By GREGORY ZELLER // After 20 years of total blindness, a Port Jefferson woman is beginning to see the light. Linda Kirk, 67, has been sightless for more than 20 years – but just 10 minutes after a surgically implanted retinal device was activated in her left eye, Kirk was able to distinguish light from dark. Soon after, she was perceiving movement, even some shapes. And while she described what she was seeing using terms like “puffy white lights” and “vertical cheddar puffs,” that’s light-years beyond the total nothingness she could see since retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease that whacks out the retina’s ability to sense light, robbed her of her vision two decades ago. It’s al... Read More
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A Mortician’s Tale dissects the stigma of death

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A Mortician’s Tale is a game about death, but it’s anything but morbid. Instead, it seeks to normalize death and to lift the stigma of talking about how different people deal with it. It’s Canadian indie studio Laundry Bear Games‘ debut, and it’s available on October 18 for PC and Mac. You play as the silent protagonist Charlotte (or Charlie, as she likes to be called), who just started work as a mortician at Rose and Daughters Funeral Home. Every day is structured in the same way: Charlie checks and reads her emails; she prepares a body according to the family’s wishes; and then she goes into the parlor to pay her respects. You interac... Read More
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Search Continues for Missing Oil Rig Worker

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Search and rescue is underway for a worker missing after an explosion on a rig on Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, La. Seven others were taken to area hospitals. Three are in critical condition, and some have been treated and released. (Oct. 16)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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After Hurricane Power Outages, Looking To Alaska’s Microgrids For A Better Way

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Enlarge this image Seafood processors like Ocean Beauty are some of the largest energy consumers in Kodiak, Alaska, which has generated more than 99 percent of its electricity from renewable sources since 2014. Here, the Ocean Beauty seafood plant. Eric Keto/Alaska's Energ... Read More
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Health care costs in retirement

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When it comes to health care bills, millions of Americans may come up short and it will only get worse as you age. Business and financial expert Dan Geltrude joins CBSN to discuss how to plan ahead for health expenses.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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‘Safe Cities Index’ highlights paradox of tech advancement, cyber vulnerability

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The Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2017 Safe Cities Index, a biennial study that ranks 60 global cities using 49 indicators of safety across four categories, including digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security. Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka, Toronto and Melbourne top the global index using all four categories of indicators. At number 15, San Francisco ranked as the safest U.S. city, with Los Angeles (18), Chicago (19), New York (21) and Washington, D.C., (23) rounding out the U.S.‘s top... Read More
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5 ways agencies can promote cyber hygiene from within [Commentary]

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With National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) happening this October, we must remind ourselves and others that no one is too cyber sophisticated. Cyberattacks are on the rise. Everyone is susceptible to these attacks. Recent industries affected include education, healthcare, businesses and government. The message is clear – staying safe and secure online is our shared responsibility. It is key for everyone, specifically feder... Read More
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Great Neck Comic Andy Kaufman Was The Ultimate Put-on Artist

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Andy Kaufman’s Foreign Man character became the basis for Latka Gravas on the long-running comedy Taxi. The shabbily dressed, wild-eyed man was sitting quietly at a Chock full o’Nuts counter when he suddenly started banging his cup and screaming. Other customers glanced quickly at him and looked away, savvy New Yorkers knowing to avoid eye contact. A few decided it was time to get moving. No big deal. This was 1981 Manhattan. Wackos were an everyday thing. The wacko in this case was Andy Kaufman, a once shy, Jewish kid from Long Island who was then at the top of his stardom, mesmerizing audiences with the oddball characters they loved and the jerks they despised. Kaufman later ... Read More
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Sonic attack on US diplomats? Cubans don’t believe it

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Sonic attacks: Hear what Americans heard in Cuba health attacks It sounds sort of like a mass of crickets. But not quite. AP shares recordings of what some U.S. officials heard in Cuba 'health attacks.' HAVANA (AP) — A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent U.S. relations with Cuba to their lowest point in decades, with the Trump administration virtually closing its embassy here and expelling Cuban officials from Washington. The U.S. is talking ever tougher, with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly saying that Cuba “could sto... Read More
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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

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And just as Western analysts once scoffed at the potential of the North’s nuclear program, so did experts dismiss its cyberpotential — only to now acknowledge that hacking is an almost perfect weapon for a Pyongyang that is isolated and has little to lose.The country’s primitive infrastructure is far less vulnerable to cyberretaliation, and North Korean hackers operate outside the country, anyway. Sanctions offer no useful response, since a raft... Read More
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China Seeks Small Stakes in, and More Sway Over, Online Firms

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“As these companies have grown both in size and influence,” he said, “that model is no longer comfortable for the authorities.”The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, reported this week that Chinese internet regulators have discussed taking 1 percent stakes in Tencent Holdings, maker of the popular WeChat messaging service, and Youku Tudou, a video platform owned by the Alibaba Group, the e-commerce ... Read More
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Breaking Cultures Of Silence On Sexual Harassment

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After the accusations against film industry executive Harvey Weinstein came to light, many more women and men have shared their stories of how sexual harassment and assault have impacted their lives. Weinstein and his alleged victims weren’t the only ones who knew about his inappropriate behavior toward women, which is said to date back decades. How would it have made a difference if those who knew had helped? And with most of the focus on wo... Read More
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Storm Ophelia hits Ireland, prompting first ever severe weather alert for the entire country

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There’s one more event to add this to record-breaking hurricane season: a hurricane has hit Ireland, leading to the first-ever severe weather alert for the entire country. Extratropical Storm Ophelia made landfall over the weekend, killing a woman in her 20s. Ophelia was a ... Read More
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Survey: Manufacturing in New York accelerated in October

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Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday that its Empire State manufacturing index jumped to 30.2, the highest level since 2014. Any reading above zero points to expansion. Shipments of goods soared more than 11 points to 27.5, the New York Fed said. New orders fell nearly seven points to 18, a reading that still indicates demand is solid. A measure of employment rose, a sign that factories in the state are creating more jobs. Nationwide, manufacturers are benefiting from a healthy global economy and a decline in the dollar’s value, which makes U.S. goods cheaper overseas. Automakers have also ramped up pr... Read More
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The crucial thing the new Wonder Woman movie gets right about the character’s history

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Like most based-on-a-true-story biographical films, Angela Robinson’s Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is only loosely connected to actual events. Psychology professor William Moulton Marston (played by Luke Evans in the film) did create the comic book character Wonder Woman, and he did live in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth Marston (Rebecca Hall) and their grad student Olive Byrne (Bella Heathcote). Everything else in the movie, though, is up for grabs. Robinson frames her film around the explicit war against Marston’s life and work. But in spite of complaints about the bondage in the Wonder Woman comics, Marston was never seriously threatened with being fired from th... Read More
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Artificial intelligence to transform cloud market

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Artificial intelligence will have a transformative effect on the cloud market over the next decade, according to the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). ACCA Chairman Bernie Trudel gave a speech about the future of cloud markets at the Cloud Expo Asia conference in Singapore. He noted that the market for cloud-based AI is small, accounting for only 1% of the global cloud computing market. However, it is growing quickly, at a rate of 52% year over year and is expected to grow to 10% of the total cloud market by 2025. The major cloud suppliers do offer some services in cloud-based AI. Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers infrastructure tools, API... Read More
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Scared of the City

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My girlfriend, V, and I were finishing college, with a summer to burn before the next thing, and New York beckoned. V went to the city and signed a three-month lease on the apartment of a Columbia student, Bobby Atkins, who may have been the son of the creator of the Atkins Diet, or maybe we just enjoyed imagining that he was. His place, on the southwest corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam, had two small bedrooms and was irremediably filthy. We arrived in June with a fifth of Tanqueray, a carton of Marlboro Lights, and Marcella Hazan’s Italian cookbook. Someone had left behind a spineless black plush-toy panther, manufactured in Korea, which we liberated and made ours. We were li... Read More
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The Danger of President Pence

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On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President Trump had dined with Democratic leaders at the White House, and had impetuously agreed to a major policy reversal, granting provisional residency to undocumented immigrants who came to America as children. Republican legislators were blindsided. Within hours, Trump disavowed the deal, then reaffirmed it. Coulter tweeted, “At this point, who doesn’t want Trump impeached?” She soon added, “If we’re not ge... Read More
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Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords

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When David Stinson finished high school, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1977, the first thing he did was get a job building houses. After a few years, though, the business slowed. Stinson was then twenty-four, with two children to support. He needed something stable. As he explained over lunch recently, that meant finding a job at one of the two companies in the area that offered secure, blue-collar work. “Either I’ll be working at General Motors or I’ll be working at Steelcase by the end of the year,” he vowed in 1984. A few months later, he got a job at Steelcase, the world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture, and he’s been working at its Grand Rapids metal plant ever s... Read More
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T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce merger without asset divestitures

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(Reuters) — T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for concessions, according to people familiar with the matter. While it is common for companies not to unveil divestitures during merger announcements, T-Mobile’s and Sprint’s approach shows that the companies plan to enter what could be challenging negotiations with U.S. antitrust and telecommunications regulators without having made prior concessions. Reuters reported last week that some of the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust staff were skeptical about the deal, which would combine the thi... Read More
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Smart Cities Race Steps up a Gear with £10m Connexin Investment

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HULL, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 16, 2017– Metropolitan Wi-Fi firm Connexin has secured up to a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its smart cities business. Connexin is using the investment led by Digital Alpha Advisors, which has a strategic partnership with Cisco Systems, to respond to increasing demand among local authorities for smart city technologies. Connexin is scaling up its work with local authorities to provide Wi-Fi as a public service and for connected devices such as road sensors, energy, and security systems. Connexin’s disruptive model leverages wireless technologies to accelerate deployment and facilitate ubiquitous connectivity. In addition, Connexin’s investment ... Read More
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Search and Rescue After Louisiana Oil Rig Blast

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Authorities near New Orleans say one person may be unaccounted for after an oil rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain on Sunday evening. A search and rescue mission is underway. Seven people were hospitalized. (Oct. 16)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Bots are becoming highly skilled assistants in physical therapy

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Within the last decade, we’ve seen incredible progress in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence.  Innovators have been seeking out ways to meld man and machine and, in some areas, remove man altogether. In robotics, we’re seeing delivery drones, security robots, and more. In AI, chatbots, self-driving cars, and voice recognition have all made significant strides. Perhaps most importantly, we’re seeing incredible adva... Read More
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Menendez Trial May Hinge on a New Definition of Bribery

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The defense is scheduled to begin its case on Monday, but first Judge William H. Walls is expected to rule on a motion to dismiss it, a motion that he hinted he was considering during arguments in court about the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the corruption conviction of Bob McDonnell, a former governor of Virginia.In fact, the McDonnell decision has loomed over prosecutors throughout the Menendez trial, and Judge Walls suggested that he was leaning toward interpreting the ruling as invalidating a theory o... Read More
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Son’s kidney transplant on hold because father violated probation

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A 2-year-old desperately needs an organ transplant, and according to doctors his father is a 110 percent match. But, surgeons at a Georgia hospital won't perform the operation because the father served time in prison. WGCL-TV's Karyn Greer reports.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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5 myths about sugar that you should stop believing

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Is sugar addictive? Will it make kids hyperactive? Watch 5 common myths about sugar get debunked. Myth: Some types of sugar are better for you than others. All types of sugar have the same effectBrown sugar, white, or raw: it all turns to glucose in your body.Myth: Sugar makes kids hyperactive.Studies show no direct connection between sugar and hyperactivity in kids. Sometimes kids are just kids.Myth: Sugar is as addictive as cocaine.MRIs show sugar lights up pleasure centers in the brain, but there is no evidence it's effect is addictive. You don't experience the same withdrawal symptoms with sugar, as you would quitting hard drugs.Myth: Artificial sweeteners are b... Read More
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How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

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The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. Certainly, the idea of putting an Arkansas chicken farm on a blockchain would have seemed ludicrous. The question of when ... Read More
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Astronaut Scott Kelly’s book is the closest you’ll get to experiencing space yourself

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If you’ve ever wondered what space smells like, think about sparklers on the Fourth of July. “Slightly burned, slightly metallic” is how former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly describes it in his new book Endurance, about his year in space. Between 2015 and 2016, Kelly spent 340 days on the International Space Station (ISS) — the longest any American has ever spent in free fall around our planet. The purpose of the mission was to study how long periods in zero gravity ... Read More
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What Laptop Should I Buy? The Best Laptops for Every Need

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The Dell XPS 13 (non-touch) is the best Windows ultrabook for most people. It packs a beautiful screen, incredible battery life, and a solid keyboard and trackpad into a laptop smaller and lighter than Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. ... Read More
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Truck Bomb Kills Over 150 In Somalia’s Capital

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Officials say many of the killed have died at hospitals from their injuries.Detected Closed Captioning: THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE MASSIVE TRUCK BOMB IN SOMALIA'S CAPITAL HAS JUMPED TO 189 WITH HUNDREDS MORE HURT. MANY OF THOSE KILL HAVE HAD DIE -- KILLED HAVE DIED AT THE HOSPITAL FROM THEIR INJURIES. THE POWERFUL EXPLOSION APPEARED ... Read More
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Neighborhood Joint: The Secret Zen Master of Guitar Repair

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Mr. Baxt also makes his own “Richie’s” brand guitars. He’s known for collecting “used, castoff pieces that no one thought was good enough to be a guitar” and resurrecting them as instruments that even the snobbiest aficionados swear by. He sells about one a week.One of Mr. Baxt’s most famous clients was the Strokes, who used him constantly in their early years, well before the days of worldwide fame and platinum records. In fact, the only way the band got in to see Mr. Baxt was because a record producer vouched for them.... Read More
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Deaths of Dozens of Canada Geese Linked to Moldy Bread or Grain

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Photo New York State environmental officials say dozens of Canada geese at a pond in Malone, N.Y., died from a fungal disease linked to moldy grain. Credit New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Malone, N.Y., near the Canadian border, is a familiar name in the birding community.... Read More
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The Neediest Cases Fund: Tradition of Helping Neediest Cases Inspires Readers to Give Back

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Sunday is the start of the 106th annual New York Times Neediest Cases Fund campaign. The fund began the year after Adolph S. Ochs, the publisher of The New York Times, gave money to a homeless man for shelter and new clothes on Dec. 25, 1911. The ... Read More
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Oscar board expels Havey Weinstein from Motion Picture Academy

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Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been ousted from the organisation which hands out the Oscars.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says over two-thirds of its board has voted to reject him. The decision was announced after an emergency meeting on Saturday.Weinstein is accused of rape and sexual harassment by more than two dozen women, including actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow.Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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What Affordable Care Act Rollback Means For The Health Care Insurance Industry

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Health insurance providers have already raised rates in anticipation of reduced government subsidies. NPR's Michel Martin talks with health policy analyst Robert Laszewski about how the industry might fare. ... Read More
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A visit with one of the last private doctors in Cuba

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Most healthcare in Cuba is free and run by the state. But if you were a doctor before 1963, you’re allowed to still have a private practice. Cuba is well-known for its universal free public health service, where almost all of the country’s doctors work for the state. But there are a few, elderly doctors who have private practices or can see private patients after hours. Correspondent Michael Voss made an appointment with one. He takes us for a visit with one of the last, remaining private medical workers on the island.Cuban President Raul Castro has permitted the privatization of some Cuban businesses such as beauty salons and restaurants. But other professions have not been given th... Read More
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Fallout from Trump’s decision to stop Obamacare

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Published on Oct 14, 2017Nearly 20 states have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over his decision to stop payments that lower health insurance deductibles and co-pays for millions of Americans with modest incomes. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Game boss interview: Rob Pardo says playtesting is critical to game design

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Rob Pardo developed his relentless focus on excellent game design when he was at Blizzard Entertainment, making games such as StarCraft, Warcraft III, and World of Warcraft. He learned to experiment and playtest, and to do that over and over again until the game felt right. He also learned to let go of games that didn’t meet the highest quality standards and move on to the next project. He took those sentiments with him when he left Blizzard in 2014, after 17 years at the big game publisher. He worked at Unity for a while and then moved on last year to start Bonfire Studios, which ... Read More
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Randi Zuckerberg: ‘Smaller cities are paving the way for entrepreneurs’

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Randi Zuckerberg, the technology executive and entrepreneur behind Zuckerberg Media, doesn’t do things in the traditional way. A strong advocate for STEM education, particularly for females, Zuckerberg has firsthand experienced being an outlier — she describes how, in her early days in Silicon Valley, she was often the only woman in a room full of tech executives or investors. She’s since launched a slew of endeavors, including a book and TV show, aimed at getting young girls interested in science or technology. True to form, when it c... Read More
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How will Trump’s order to end health care subsidies affect rates?

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On Thursday, President Trump announced he would stop payments to insurers that lower premiums for millions of lower-income Americans. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates the move could hike some health insurance rates by as much as 20 percent. Political writer for New York Magazine, Eric Levitz, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss why middle-income Americans could be affected the most.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1... Read More
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De Klerk: ANC split would be ‘healthy’ for South Africa – Talk to Al Jazeera

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Former President of South Africa Frederik Willem de Klerk has criticised current leader Jacob Zuma's African Nationalist Congress (ANC) party for failing to realise the country's potential after the end of apartheid.The man who helped to bring an end to the country's apartheid policy by developing a one-person-one-vote policy across the country told Al Jazeera he was "very concerned" that race continues to dominate politics in the country, calling for South Africa to "normalise" its politics.'The ANC is being torn apart'"[South Africa needs to move] away from ethnically driven politics towards policy-driven politics where people ... irrespective of race or colour can ... work together bec... Read More
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Trump vows to rip apart Obamacare piece by piece

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Published on Oct 13, 2017The future of health care hanging in the balance for frustrated Americans who make too much to qualify for Medicaid but need help paying for coverage. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected withi... Read More
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EPA says Puerto Rico residents resorted to contaminated water at Dorado Superfund site

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Supplies still aren’t reaching where they’re needed in Puerto Rico, and some people desperate for water are getting it from hazardous sources. After evaluating five places deemed especially hazardous to health and the environment, so-called Superfund sites, Environmental Protection Agency staff saw people accessing wells at a chemical-tainted water source on the northern coast of Puerto Rico. “We have confirmed that residents accessed wells only at the ... Read More
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Cambodia Orders Ambulance Drivers to Be Licensed

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Cambodia's Health Ministry ordered ambulance drivers to get drivers licenses in an Oct. 10 statementDetected Closed Captioning: [Music] Cambodia's Help Ministry Ordered The Country's Ambulance Drivers To Get Driver's Licenses In The Stamen October 10 The Statement Said Ambulance Drivers caused Problems Such As Speeding And Causing Accidents That Have Resulted In deaths In Addition To Driver's Licenses The Ministry Asked For Recruited Drivers To Have Experience In Sharia From The Institute Of Road Safety Told The Phnom Penh Pose Many Ambulance Drivers Don't Receive Training And Don't Have Respect for Other Drivers In April Three People were Killed In The Head-on Collision With An Ambulance Traveling From Crotty The... Read More
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Trump is ending the Obamacare subsidies to health insurers. Here’s who ends up paying

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President Trump continued to chip away at the Affordable Care Act by ending subsidies to health insurance companies that help pay deductibles, co-payments and out-of-pocket charges for lower-income Americans. Judy Woodruff speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News to make sense of the president’s move, which many experts say could destabilize the health care marketplace.Detected Closed Captioning: >>ufoodrHEf: TSI PRE'SDENT >>ufoodrHEf: TSI PRE'SDENT SIDECIO ON T PSTOPGAYIN SIDECIO ON T PSTOPGAYIN IEBSID HS TOH EALTREINSUASRS W IEBSID HS TOH EALTREINSUASRS W HI HI COS SEIRND DBLECT N OW IONE COS SEIRND DBLECT N OW IONE TY ATAWHE LT THA TCAMEO BEA TY ATAWHE LT THA TCAME... Read More
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Improving Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment

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There's some good news for the 250,000 American women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. A simple little implant makes radiation treatment shorter and more accurate, and even gives a better cosmetic result after surgery. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains.Detected Closed Captioning: That's Right Guys This Is For Women Who choose A Lumpectomy To Conserve Their breast After Their Breast Cancer Diagnosis And You Know Thanks To My MA graffiti Women Are Finding Their Breast Cancer At Much Earlier Stages When They Can Have That Breast Conserving Surgery now A Little Coil Of Dissolvable Material Makes That Choice Even Better It Was Just A Few Months Ago That Patricia Shibata Went Fo... Read More
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Democrats criticizing Trump for executive order on healthcare

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Published on Oct 13, 2017Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minn.) discusses the criticisms that are being lobbed at President Trump for his executive order on health care. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Trump Threatens To End Iran Nuclear Deal

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Published on Oct 13, 2017President Donald Trump threatened to end the Iran Nuclear Deal on Friday if Congress and U.S. allies can't fix it. He also announced he'll overhaul Obamacare "piece by piece" to put an end to federal health subsidies. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports. Category License Standa... Read More
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NJ Man Accused In Cancer Scam

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A New Jersey man faces charges after he allegedly lied about having an illness to steal money from those who offered to help him. As CBS2’s Meg Baker reports, pretending you’re sick with cancer doesn’t just give you bad karma, it gets you arrested.Detected Closed Captioning: Pretending You Are Sick With Cancer doesn't Just Give You Bad Karma It Gets You Arrested Hillsdale Police Say 29 Year Old Joseph O'Connell Of Washington Township New Jersey Did Just That For Profit We Received Some information That A Gentleman Was Telling Some Members Of The Community That He was Sick Suffering From Cancerous Brain tumor We Opened An Investigation And Subsequently Determined That The Brain Tumor... Read More