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AI Weekly: Walmart’s machine learning advantage

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Here’s this week’s newsletter: Last week, VentureBeat invited Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, and other giants of AI into a big tent with brands like Coca-Cola, The New York Times, Tumi, and Walmart, as well as such promising startups as Bark.us, Mezi, Visabot, and Octane AI. The gathering was MB 2017, and the need for practical AI was on nearly everyone’s mind. Walmart, for instance, is using machine learning to better serve its 140 million weekly shoppers and to make new services possible. Laurent Desegur, vice president of customer experience engineering at WalmartLabs, explained the role of data science to make possible so-called ... Read More
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‘Madam’ calls, and Spectronics Corp. goes all CIA

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By GREGORY ZELLER // From the Art Imitates Life file comes the Spectronics Corp., which is absolutely ready for its latest closeup. The Westbury manufacturer smiled for the cameras on Friday, when production of the CBS Network political drama “Madam Secretary” moves in for a day of location shooting. Spectronics Corp.’s 100,000-square-foot facility played the role of a Virginia company that’s (spoiler alert) actually a CIA front, in an episode slated for broadcast later this year. The maker of ultraviolet lamps and high-tech fluorescent leak-detection products won’t be quitting its day job, but these occasional location shoots – this i... Read More
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The Best High Chairs

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Our pick IKEA Antilop This functional, compact, lightweight chair is easy to use and much easier to keep clean than high chairs that cost 10 times as much. At 7.9 pounds, the IKEA Antilop is much lighter, smaller, and easier to move around than most high chairs but still sturdy, durable, and comfortable. Its smooth plastic-and-steel con... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Plan To Rebuild 78 Miles Of Power Transmission Infrastructure In The North Country

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Rebuild of Major North-South Power Transmission Artery Will Modernize System; Help New York State Meet Governor's Clean Energy Standard of 50 Percent Renewable Electricity by 2030. Albany, NY - July 21, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission infrastructure in the North Country, further strengthening the reliability of the New York State electric power grid and enabling more upstate renewable energy to connect to the power system throughout the state. The newly rebuilt transmission line, called the Moses-Adirondack Smart Path Reliability project, will help the state meet the Governor's Clean Energy S... Read More
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Massive Protests Held Over Bill to Overhaul Polish Supreme Court

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Published on Jul 21, 2017Tens of thousands of protesters gathered outside the presidential palace in Warsaw on July 20 over a bill that would give the ruling Law and Justice party total control over Supreme Court appointees. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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PRESIDING OFFICER NORMA GONSALVES OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car ... Read More
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LEGISLATOR RHOADS OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car ... Read More
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LEGISLATOR MACKENZIE OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car ... Read More
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LEGISLATOR WALKER OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car r... Read More
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LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car r... Read More
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LEGISLATOR KENNEDY OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car r... Read More
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LEGISLATOR MUSCARELLA OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car r... Read More
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LEGISLATOR KOPEL OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car r... Read More
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LEGISLATOR GAYLOR OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of the car ... Read More
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LEGISLATOR FORD OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the make/ model of... Read More
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Long Island Concerts & Events: July 21-23

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Chris StapletonThis Tennessee-based country crooner performs hit hits, such as “Never Wanted Nothing More.” Supporting acts include Anderson East and Brent Cobb. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh. jonesbeach.com $30-$250. 7 p.m. July 21. VoyageThe Ultimate Journey Tribute Band Featuring Hugo, with opening act Fleetwood Macked. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $15-$35. 8 p.m. July 21. Los Lonely BoysAfter a prominent guest appearance on the 2005 Santana album All That I Am, Los Lonely Boys solidified their success with 2006’s Sacred, which brought two more Grammy nominations, and 2008’s Forgiven, as well as the holiday-themed Christmas... Read More
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Former Dallas-Area Policeman Indicted for Murder

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Published on Jul 21, 2017Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced July 17 that a grand jury had indicted a now-fired police officer on a murder charge for the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Islam, ISIL and the Papacy – UpFront special

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In this UpFront special on religion, prominent Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir ul Qadri weighs in on why ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, also known as ISIS) is an "enemy" of Islam and discusses Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law.Also on the show, we debate whether Pope Francis is as unorthodox as is claimed by some, and whether his attempt to reform the Catholic Church is popular or not.Headliner - Islamic scholar: ISIL 'enemies of Islam'The ISIL group claims its ideology is rooted in Islam, but for some Islamic scholars, that is far from the case.Tahir ul Qadri, a widely respected Islamic scholar in Pakistan, called ISIL "the enemies of Islam"."Th... Read More
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LIBN readers feel ‘summer of hell’ effects on the road

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The start of MTA repairs to Penn Station is already driving Long Island drivers crazy. That’s according to a recent poll on libn.com. In response to the question “Do you think traffic has gotten worse since the MTA’s ‘summer of hell’ began?,” 64 percent of all respondents said it has. Of those who said they’ve experienced more traffic, 55 percent described the traffic as “unbearable,” while 45 percent said it’s “noticeably worse.” Only 25 percent of all respondents said they haven’t noticed any traffic changes since the Penn Station repairs began July 10. The project, which will... Read More
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Tahir ul Qadri: ‘No rule of law’ in Pakistan – UpFront

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Pakistan's democratically elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has found himself embroiled in corruption charges that could eventually see him removed by the country's highest court.For Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar Tahir ul Qadri, Pakistan - under Sharif - has been ruled by a "dictatorship of the elite" that he says is "based on corruption"."The constitution of Pakistan says this is a democratic republic of Pakistan ... but practically, this is a political dictatorship," says ul Qadri, chairman of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek party. "There is no rule of law here. There is no implementation of constitution. There is no implementation of human rights."In this Web Extra, Tahir ul Q... Read More
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Scores injured in Morocco protests

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At least 72 security personnel and 12 protesters hurt during unrest in the northern port city of Al Hoceima.Demonstrations have continued since last year when a fish seller was killed in the city in the Rif region. The ethnic Berber region has complained about corruption and marginalisation for years.Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Re-zoning plan threatens a historic New York park

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New York's Greenacre Park is a tiny oasis in one of the world's biggest concrete jungles.It now finds itself overshadowed by the city's skyscrapers, fighting to get some sunlight.If approved, a re-zoning plan near the park would allow building of skyscrapers that would cast giant shadows over the park, making it another sunless dark spot in the city. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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LEGISLATOR NICOLELLO OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

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New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing expands in Nassau, some have expressed safety concerns. For those using ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, I offer the following safety tips MATCH RESERVATION INFORMATION: Ride-sharing service vendors, such as Uber and Lyft, provide the customer with a photo of the driver, license plate number and the mak... Read More
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Senate leaders push for health care vote

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Senate leaders are pushing for a health care vote next Tuesday, but some lawmakers are confused on which bill they would actually be voting on. Politico health care reporter Jennifer Haberkorn joins CBSN with the latest on the battle in Washington.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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3 lessons from Tezos’ record-setting blockchain fundraise

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Last week, blockchain startup Tezos pulled in a record-breaking initial coin offering (ICO) of about $232 million in a frenetic 13-day fundraise. What had investors excited about Tezos was the fact that it’s a whole new blockchain (currently in alpha testing) that has 1) built-in methods for self-governance and 2) a potentially better approach to smart contracts than the well-established Ethereum blockchain. The startup also managed to partner up with big-name Silicon Valley VC Tim Draper, which did a lot to lend credibility to the Tezos project at a time when many blockchain startups are launching ICOs ... Read More
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ACETO Subsidiary, Rising Pharmaceuticals, Announces Product Launches

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., July 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACETO Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET), an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, today announced that Rising Pharmaceuticals, its finished dosage form generics subsidiary, recently launched: Ramipril Capsules, 1.25mg, 2.5mg, 5mg, and 10mg, an FDA-approved generic version of the reference listed drug, Altace® from Pfizer, which is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Losartan Potassium Tablets, 25mg and 50mg, an FDA-approved generic version ... Read More
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Iraqi prison hopes to reform ISIL recruits

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More than 250 ISIL recruits are being held in a prison in the northern Kurdish region of northern Iraq.But there is growing concern over how to reintegrate them into society after their release. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Erbil.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

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Former US football star OJ Simpson has been granted parole and will be released from prison after October 1.He gained notoriety for the sensational murder trial in 1995 in which he was acquitted of killing his ex-wife and her friend. He was convicted of armed robbery in 2008, which landed him in jail.Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us o... Read More
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U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away — They Just Evolve

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Enlarge this image President Gerald Ford shakes hands with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev on Nov. 24, 1974, in a meeting in the Soviet city of Vladivostok. Several weeks later, Ford signed a law that would place restrictions on Soviet trade with the U.S. for near... Read More
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FTC probes watchdog’s allegations of Amazon’s deceptive discounting

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(Reuters) — As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. The FTC is probing a complaint brought by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which looked at some 1,000 products on Amazon’s website in June and found that Amazon put reference prices, or list prices, on about 46 percent of them. An analysis found that in 61 percent of products with reference prices, Amazon’s reference prices were higher than it had sold the same product in the previous 90 days, Consumer Watchdog said in a letter to the FTC dated July 6. Following re... Read More
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U.S. Department of Justice shuts down dark web marketplace AlphaBay

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The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods. Authorities said the law enforcement action was one of the largest ever taken against criminals on the dark web, part of the internet that is accessible only through certain software and typically used anonymously. AlphaBay allowed users to sell and buy opioids, including fentanyl and heroin, contributing to a rising drug epidemic in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a news briefing in Washington, D.C. to announce the action. “The dar... Read More
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What happens in Senator McCain steps down?

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Sen. John McCain's fellow lawmakers -a from both sides of the aisle - are rallying behind him while he fights an aggressive form of brain cancer. CBS News Chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN to break down what would happen if McCain stepped down from office, and what the latest Congressional Budget Office score means for his fellow GOP senators.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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U.S. FDA Grants Orphan-Drug Designation to Astellas for Development of FLT3 Inhibitor Gilteritinib in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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2017 News Releases U.S. FDA Grants Orphan-Drug Designation to Astellas for Development of FLT3 Inhibitor Gilteritinib in Acute Myeloid Leukemia July 21, 2017 TOKYO – July 20, 2017 – Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, “Astellas”) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted orphan-drug designation to gilteritinib in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The Orphan Drug Designation program assigns status to drugs and biologics intended for the safe and effective treatment, diagnosis or prevention of diseases or disorders that affect fewer than 20... Read More
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Graphic body cam footage of police officer shooting 2 dogs

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Minneapolis police released graphic body cam footage of an officer shooting two dogs. CBS Minnesota reports.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN" on Facebook HERE: ... Read More
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The Heat Unarmed Australian woman killed by police Pt 3

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Julianne Malveaux, social and political commentator, Ron Martinelli, forensic criminologist specializing in police practices, and Ray Baker, a journalist and political analyst take a look at the most recent shooting and the issue of police shootings.... Read More
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Prison Escapee Wants You to Click ‘Like’

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Published on Jul 20, 2017An Australian fugitive who broke out of a prison in Bali is maintaining a strong social media presence, including a crowdfunding page to finance his life on the run. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Prison Escapee Wants You to Click ‘Like’

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Published on Jul 20, 2017An Australian fugitive who broke out of a prison in Bali is maintaining a strong social media presence, including a crowdfunding page to finance his life on the run. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Prison Escapee Wants You to Click ‘Like’

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Published on Jul 20, 2017An Australian fugitive who broke out of a prison in Bali is maintaining a strong social media presence, including a crowdfunding page to finance his life on the run. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Prison Escapee Wants You to Click ‘Like’

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Published on Jul 20, 2017An Australian fugitive who broke out of a prison in Bali is maintaining a strong social media presence, including a crowdfunding page to finance his life on the run. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Prison Escapee Wants You to Click ‘Like’

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Published on Jul 20, 2017An Australian fugitive who broke out of a prison in Bali is maintaining a strong social media presence, including a crowdfunding page to finance his life on the run. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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The Heat Unarmed Australian woman killed by police Pt 2

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Julianne Malveaux, social and political commentator, Ron Martinelli, forensic criminologist specializing in police practices, and Ray Baker, a journalist and political analyst take a look at the most recent shooting and the issue of police shootings.... Read More
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The Heat Unarmed Australian woman killed by police Pt 2

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Julianne Malveaux, social and political commentator, Ron Martinelli, forensic criminologist specializing in police practices, and Ray Baker, a journalist and political analyst take a look at the most recent shooting and the issue of police shootings.... Read More
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The Heat Unarmed Australian woman killed by police Pt 2

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Julianne Malveaux, social and political commentator, Ron Martinelli, forensic criminologist specializing in police practices, and Ray Baker, a journalist and political analyst take a look at the most recent shooting and the issue of police shootings.... Read More
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The Heat Unarmed Australian woman killed by police Pt 2

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Julianne Malveaux, social and political commentator, Ron Martinelli, forensic criminologist specializing in police practices, and Ray Baker, a journalist and political analyst take a look at the most recent shooting and the issue of police shootings.... Read More
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Trump Jr., Manafort, Kushner to Testify

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U.S. President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and former campaign chair are all scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week over alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.... Read More
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Chief: Woman’s Death Shouldn’t Have Happened

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The Minneapolis police chief said Thursday that the fatal shooting of and Australian woman last weekend by a police officer "should not have happened." She also said officers should have had their body cameras recording. (July 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Will Trump’s criticism have a chilling effect at the Justice Department?

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President Trump's broadsides aimed at top officials at the Justice Department raise questions about his relationship with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and possible connections with the Trump campaign. Judy Woodruff speaks with Walter Dellinger of O'Melveny & Myers and Doug Kmiec of Pepperdine School of Law.... Read More
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Simpson Parole Details Still To Be Worked Out

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Authorities must still work out the details of O.J. Simpson's release after being granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist. (July 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media... Read More
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Exxon Mobil Sues After Treasury Fines It $2 Million For Alleged Sanctions Violations

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Enlarge this image The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control says that ExxonMobil must pay a $2 million penalty for allegedly violating sanctions on Russia. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Humphrey/AP... Read More
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Destination Long Island: July 27-29

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LONG ISLAND SKIES AT VANDERBILT PLANETARIUM What seasonal constellations are visible in the Long Island sky? The Friday night show explains it, and also delves into stars and deep-sky objects. Weather permitting, visitors can join planetarium staff on the observatory, and view the sky through a 16-inch Cassegrain telescope. (Vanderbilt Planetarium. Centerport. 631-854-5579. Through September.) BRASIL GUITAR DUO AT HUNTINGTON ARTS FESTIVAL João Luiz and Douglas Lora bring a mix of classical and Brazilian music. The 2006 winners of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, the duo performs Bach, Sor, Scarlatti, Debussy as well as such traditional Brazilian dance forms ... Read More
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O.J. Simpson will be a free man as he’s granted parole for his part in Las Vegas robbery

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The Juice will soon be loose.Fallen football star-turned-pariah O.J. Simpson will taste freedom again in a matter of weeks after a Nevada parole board Thursday agreed to release him from prison.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2udZAuRSubscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nydnvideoFr... Read More
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Fomer FBI agent heads experienced RMF cyber group

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A former FBI special agent will help lead Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s beefed-up cybersecurity group. A “major expansion” of the Uniondale law firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group places two recent acquisitions – partner Steven Kuperschmid and Richard Frankel, of-counsel – in charge of a nine-attorney squad focused on data security, regulatory compliance and breach response. Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s cybersecurity practice actually launched several years ago to focus on issues related mostly to healthcare privacy. The rebirth, announced Thursday, reflects the changing face of data and its role in mod... Read More
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O.J. Simpson will be a free man as he’s granted parole for his part in Las Vegas robbery

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The Juice will soon be loose! O.J. Simpson will taste freedom again in a matter of weeks after a Nevada parole board agreed to release him from prison. The 70-year-old Heisman Trophy winner was sentenced in 2008 to nine to 33 years in prison after his armed robbery conviction in a sports memorabilia heist he was famously acquitted in 1995 of the murders of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2udmimH... Read More
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Malaysia’s Migrant Money Trail – 101 East

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Desperate for work, millions of migrants flood into Malaysia. They do the jobs no one wants to do while creating vast profits for those who bring them in.It is estimated there are up to four million illegal foreign workers in Malaysia.Some were trafficked. Others overstayed their visas to pay off their debts to employment agents.Importing labour is a business rife with corruption. While a select few get rich, many workers are trapped in crippling debt, left to live in fear and uncertainty.101 East investigates the powerful forces making money off the recruitment of vulnerable workers.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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O.J. Simpson granted parole after 9 years in prison

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Published on Jul 20, 2017O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday, after serving just nine years of his 33-year prison sentence for an armed robbery. The former football star has been behind bars in Nevada since 2008. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Jeff Bezos joins Instagram to show off Blue Origin’s New Glenn manufacturing facility

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole

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O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. (July 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats.AP’s commitment to i... Read More
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GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science ‘Transparent’ Worries Scientists

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Enlarge this image A pump jack at work in 2016, near Firestone, Colo. The American Exploration & Production Council, which represents oil and gas exploration firms, is one of many industry groups supporting the HONEST Act, which was passed by the House and is now with the Senate. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption... Read More
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Nevada grants O.J. Simpson parole

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On Thursday, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners decided Simpson will get out of prison early.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70695/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Germany criticises Turkey jailing of rights activists as relations worsen

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Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's foreign minister, has criticised Turkey over the jailing of six human-rights activists and warned German citizens they could face arbitrary arrest in the country. Diplomatic ties between the two countries were strained after a German human rights adviser was arrested in Istanbul earlier this month.Al Jazeera's Duncan Crawford explains.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter... Read More
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What do Trump and Putin want from each other?

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Questions about US President Donald Trump's relationship with Russia surfaced almost as soon as he announced his presidential campaign. Six months into his administration's term, they have never really gone away.A major reason for that is the way in which both Trump and the people around him have often changed their stories regarding contacts with Russia.As a candidate Trump once claimed to have a close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, only to later say he had never met him. Just this week it emerged that at the recent G20 Summit Trump spoke with Putin for an hour, according to witnesses (Trump claims the meeting was much shorter) without any other US official present, meanin... Read More
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OJ Simpson: I Have ‘Spent a Conflict-Free Life’

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Testifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically have spent a conflict-free life." Simpson is seeking release from prison after nine years behind bars. (July 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all med... Read More
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The ‘verbal’ government approval for Elon Musk’s underground hyperloop is coming from the White House

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The ‘verbal’ government approval for Elon Musk’s underground hyperloop is coming from the White House - The Verge... Read More
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State Department moves to downgrade cyber-diplomacy office

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Enlarge / Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has decided to merge the State Department's Office for the Coordination of Cyber Issues into the department's economic bureau, as State's chief cyber-diplomat departs.Inga Kjer/Photothek via Getty Images ... Read More
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LI attorney charged in fraud scheme

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A Long Island attorney has been charged in a scheme to fraudulently register shell companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and secretly sell stocks, authorities said. David Lubin, of West Hempstead, was charged with one count of conspiracy to unlawfully sell unregistered securities with regard to his role at Entertainment Art Inc., according to the U.S Attorney’s Office in Southern District of Florida. The company, Entertainment Art later became Biozoom Inc. Authorities said Lubin participated in the fraudulent re-sale of Entertainment Act on behalf of the buyer, including triggering false filings with the SEC. He now faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 or double the proceed... Read More
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OJ Simpson Appears for Parole Hearing

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O.J. Simpson appeared thinner and grayer at his parole hearing than when he was last seen four years ago. Simpson is pleading Thursday on live TV for his release from a Nevada prison. (July 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Justice Department Announces ‘Largest Darknet Takedown In History’

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Enlarge this image Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces the takedown of AlphaBay, a massive darknet marketplace "used to sell deadly illegal drugs" and procure stolen and counterfeit goods, according to the Justice Department. He delivered the news to reporters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ... Read More
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2 Hempstead Murder Suspects Arrested

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Two men were arrested for their alleged roles in killing a 37-year-old man in the victim’s hometown of Hempstead five months ago, Nassau County police said. Pedro Rivera, 23, and 18-year-old Hector Lazo, both also of Hempstead, were arrested Tuesday on charges of second-degree murder. Homicide Squad detectives alleged the pair fatally shot Nelson Rodriguez, who was found suffering from bullet wounds on Front Street at 6:15 p.m. Monday, March 20. The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, where he was pronounced dead. Lazo and Rivera will be arraigned Thursday at First Di... Read More
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Baltimore police body cam video scrutinized

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Defense attorneys argue recently released police body cam footage shows an officer planting drugs at a crime scene earlier this year.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70724/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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O.J. Simpson gets parole hearing today

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A Nevada parole board will decide today whether O.J. Simpson will be granted parole after serving nearly 9 years for robbery. Simpson will appear in court via a video feed to plea his case. CBS News correspondent John Blackstone is in Lovelock, Nevada, ahead of the hearing with the latest.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Feds have taken down two major dark web marketplaces

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The deadly virus in Planet of the Apes is a fictional flu inspired by real-world pandemics

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