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Santa Barbara Prepares to Evacuate Zoo

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Santa Barbara Zoo prepared for evacuation Saturday as California fires spread. Although the zoo itself has not been told to evacuate, neighboring areas were told to leave. Zoo Keepers are preparing head lamps in the event of a night evacuation. (Dec. 16)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Violence raging on: Four killed, many injured as riots continue over Jerusalem status

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Protests have resumed in Jerusalem and the West Bank, a day after major clashes claimed four lives and caused hundreds of injuries.It comes as the fallout continues over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...... Read More
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The impact of self-learning software now and in the foreseeable future

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We’ve spent so long wringing our hands and worrying about artificial and virtual intelligence that we forgot to roll out the welcome mat when they finally arrived. Now, when major tech companies give their annual keynotes, they can’t help but pepper the narrative with phrases like “machine learning.” What does it all mean, though? Should we crank up the worry now that it looks like every tent-pole feature of self-learning software could also be a critical flaw? The future is h... Read More
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YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai

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The internet’s most hated man, Ajit Pai, was taken down from YouTube for seven hours after a copyright complaint from the record label Mad Decent. Earlier this week, The Daily Caller posted a video of the FCC chairman dismissing concerns over net neutrality by while dancing around in a Santa suit to “Harlem Shake” and swinging a lightsaber. The flippant tone he took to the hot button issue of net neutrality was unpopular, and as of writing, the video currently stands at 7k likes to 169k dislikes. Baauer, the DJ who created the track that accompanies the Harlem Shake meme, was “appalled” to be associated in any way with the repeal of net neutrality, and even tweeted that he was going to ta... Read More
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Comey’s Clinton draft statement heavily edited to downplay private email server impact

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FBI documents obtained by Fox News on Thursday show that one of several edits to Comey’s original draft statement written in advance of his interview with former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Comey initially wrote that Clinton and her colleagues' handling of classified information was “grossly negligent.” This was later changed to say “extremely careless,” in relation to how Clinton handled the information while she used a private email server during her tenure as the top US diplomat.RT LIVE ... Read More
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All the features I’m still getting used to on the iPhone X

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Since the week before Thanksgiving, I’ve been using the iPhone X. Prior to that, I was using the iPhone 8 Plus, which Apple loaned me. During the busy fall reviews season, I also used the Google Pixel 2 and briefly used the Essential smartphone. But this article isn’t a round up of these new phones or a direct comparison of all four. It’s about the iPhone X. Some of my fellow Verge writers determined that iPhone X is “easily the best smartphone ever made.” There are a lot of things to love about the iPhone X, including its ridiculously long battery life, exc... Read More
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Are you still using an RSS reader?

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It’s been close to five years since Google decided to shut down Reader, the ubiquitous and beloved RSS news client. At one point, I used to do almost all my internet reading through RSS. I kept my feeds meticulously clean, poring over personal blog entries and tabbing quickly down the news, opening stories that piqued my interest. The loss of my favorite platform felt like a personal betrayal. After Reader died, I switched to Feedly, which I’m still using today. But my relationship with it is very different. If Reader was a neat lawn, my Feedly is now an overgrown lot. I’ve got near... Read More
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Sennheiser holiday sale, Amazon devices discounts, and more of the best tech deals

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Christmas is nine days away, which makes this weekend the perfect time for last minute holiday shopping, either for yourself or loved ones. There’s a lot of great tech on sale that make excellent gifts including the Google Home Mini and Kindle Paperwhite. For more gift ideas, check out The Verge’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.... Read More
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RAW: Fearless grandma puts herself between IDF and Palestinian protesters

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A fearless grandmother attempted to step between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces amidst clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Saturday.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Saudis at crossroads with regional policy after US move on Jerusalem

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The scandal over Trump's Jerusalem decision has led to unexpected diplomatic consequences for Saudi Arabia - Jacqueline Vouga explains.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Wheelchair-bound man with no legs killed by IDF in Gaza during Jerusalem protest

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A disabled Palestinian man missing both legs is among those killed by Israeli security forces that opened fire on demonstrators in the West Bank and along the border with Gaza, Gaza’s health ministry said.READ MORE: on.rt.com/8uz5RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us... Read More
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Today in History for December 16th

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Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressThe Boston Tea Party takes place; World War Two's Battle of the Bulge begins; Ludwig van Beethoven is born. (Dec 16)Highlights of the day in history - a retrospective view on political events, historic battles, and life changing decisions. More: ... Read More
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Online streaming wars: Behind the Disney-Fox deal – Counting the Cost

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It's one of the biggest media shake-ups in recent history.The Walt Disney Company is in the process of buying up the entertainment businesses of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in a landmark $52.4bn deal. If it's approved, it'll be a union of Hollywood's heavyweights.But the wider story is about how people consume entertainment content in the digital age and what this means for the corporate landscape."In the media world this is absolutely huge, but in the tech world, the combined entity is still far off the likes of Facebook, Google and Amazon, and I think that's actually the point. Disney and Fox are realising that with the growth that you're seeing within the tech versus media compa... Read More
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Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband

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The three Republican commissioners now in power at the FCC voted this week to erase the agency's legal authority over high-speed Internet providers.They claim that competition will protect consumers, that the commission shouldn't interfere in the "dynamic internet ecosystem," and that they are "protecting internet freedom." Now that the vote is done, the agency has little to do but mess around with spectrum allocations. The mega-utility of the 21st century officially has no regulator. In the meantime, fed up with federal apathy and sick of being held back by lousy internet access cont... Read More
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Keiser Report: American Empire Entering Decline (E1163)

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Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the proposal to send Erik Prince’s private army to secure the trillions of dollars worth of national resources of ... Afghanistan. And while the elite like Prince rig the system at the top to dole out free money for oligarchs, so too must the bottom 99% game the complex Obamacare system in order to get free healthcare. In the second hal... Read More
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DISTURBING: Wheelchair-bound man killed by IDF in Gaza during Jerusalem protests

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A disabled Palestinian man missing both legs is among those killed by Israeli security forces that opened fire on demonstrators in the West Bank and along the border with Gaza, Gaza’s health ministry said.COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tvRT LIVE ... Read More
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Antifa protesters clash with police as rally turns violent in Italy

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Police clashed with anti-fascist protesters in Modena after a demonstration against the arrival of anti-migrant far-right activists turned violent.COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tvRT LIVE ... Read More
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Facebook defends itself against social media critics

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(Reuters) — Facebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world’s biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion. Facebook, in a corporate blog post, said that social media can be good for people’s well-being if they use the technology in a way that is active, such as messaging with friends, rather than passive, such as scrolling through a feed of other people’s posts. It was the second time this week that Facebook had published such a rebuttal, signaling a new willingness to defend a business model that translates users’ attention into advertising revenue. On Tuesday, the... Read More
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Bordering on violence: Palestinian protesters clash with police over Jerusalem conflict

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Riots are continuing in the West Bank, following Washington's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.Four Palestinian protesters were killed and dozens more injured in clashes with police.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Cross wires: UK military chief warns that Russia could cut off vital internet cables

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The UK's top military officer has claimed Russia's navy could sabotage underwater cables, disrupting commuincations and triggering global economic chaos.Read more: https://on.rt.com/8uxgRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air... Read More
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Brady: New Tax Code for New Era of Prosperity

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Rep. Kevin Brady spoke Friday about the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation would slash tax rates for big business and lower levies in each tax bracket. The GOP plans to muscle the $1.5 trillion through Congress next week. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Nuclear face-off: US, North Korea trade accusations during UNSC meeting

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In complete contrast to an statement earlier this week concerning a need for talks with North Korea over the Nuclear crisis, US secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Pyongyang must EARN its way into negotiations.That was at a special session of the United Nations Security Council.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://... Read More
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Google Maps gets step-by-step navigation for bus and train riders

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Google announced today in a blog post that Google Maps can now give step-by-step instructions to public transportation riders getting around on the bus and train. This is for the Android version of the app. To keep you on track toward your destination, navigation instructions — including bus and train transfers — now appear in push notifications that appear on smartphone lockscreens along with expected time of arrival (ETA) and the number of stops before it’s time to hop off. ... Read More
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Uber allegedly hacked rivals, surveilled politicians, and impersonated protestors

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Last month, details emerged about a secretive unit within Uber dedicated to stealing trade secrets, surveilling competitors, using self-destructing messages, and dodging government regulators. The accusations came from a former member of Uber’s security team, Ric Jacobs, whose 37-page letter detailing all of Uber’s shady behavior was sent to Uber’s management earlier this year. Prior to today, only snippets of the letter have been read aloud in court. Now, a redacted copy of the letter is public as part of the ongoing litigation between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet. And it’s a dooz... Read More
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5 best practices for implementing voice marketing in 2018

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Hey Alexa, play some music.Ok, Google, turn on the lights. Five years ago, these commands would have made no sense. But for the past two and a half years, voice-enabled speakers have steadily gained traction, introducing the world to voice-activated technologies. As we approach 2018, there’s no sign of slowing down the smart speaker revolution. For as much as we use our smartwatches, phones, tablets, and laptops, we will soon begin using smart speakers with the same frequency. Already, more than ... Read More
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Sessions: Help on the Way to Fight Violent Crime

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced the deployment of 40 additional prosecutors around the U.S. to help combat the recent rise in violent crime. Two new violent crime task forces are also being set up. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Tax reform bill should be ‘down payment’ of more to come: Steve Forbes

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Published on Dec 15, 2017Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes weighs in on the final version of the Republican tax reform bill and how it may impact corporations. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: I THINK WE'RE... Read More
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You can now download Google Chrome beta and start muting autoplay videos

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Back in September, Google said Chrome 64 would address several user concerns around content that autoplays, most notably, the ability to have autoplay videos go silent by default. Now, if you’re really keen on testing it out, you do so today by downloading the Chrome 64 beta, as spotted by Engadget. The company said the full autoplay video blocking feature, which is part of a ... Read More
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Decentraland shows the potential of blockchain and VR combined

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Blockchain-based virtual reality universe Decentraland is holding its first property auction today. The virtual world is a social space linked to crypto coin-based transactions. You can buy a patch of virtual land, build something on it, share that experience with friends and family, or even turn it into a profitable business. Decentraland’s launch is emblematic of a kind of showdown happening in the VR world at the moment. As virtual reality headsets and mobile VR become more readily available and affordable, big tech companies such as ... Read More
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Gunman Flees Police In Baltimore Car Chase

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A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of West Baltimore on Friday as he led cruisers on a harrowing chase that looped through streets of the city for at least 20 minutes before he was captured. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Celebrate The Last Jedi with some Star Wars gaming deals and new content

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now out in theaters. Many of you will be coming home with a hunger for more Star Wars. Luckily, you’ll be able to find a lot of new content for current games and some deals on the classics. The Last Jedi characters have invaded Star Wars’ mobile efforts. You can now unlock Finn, Rose, Hux, Terex, and more in games like the strategy-based Commander, the card-based hero brawler Force Arena, and the role-playing game Galaxy of Heroes. Apple is also holding some specials on its Star Wars. The classic RPG Knights of the Old Republic is on sale for 5... Read More
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Meet Scott Rogowsky — The Host Of HQ Trivia

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A popular new mobile game show called HQ Trivia is shutting down offices and classrooms, and creating quite a buzz in the mobile gaming world with its innovative format. The game is simple: you tune in at a specific time and try to answer 12 questions to win a real cash prize.It was started by one of the founders of the popular video app, Vine, and the host is a stand-up comedian named Scott Rogowsky. We spoke with Scott to find out some more about his background and get his thoughts on the rapid success of the game. Read more: ... Read More
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AP Poll: 52% Say America is Worse Off With Trump

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In an AP-NORC poll where 52% of Americans said the U.S. is worse off with President Donald Trump, the only bright spot is Trump's approval on the economy. As the administration's first year closes, Trump and the GOP hope to win with taxes. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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AP Top Stories December 15 P

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Here's the latest for Friday, December 15th: Tillerson backtracks on unconditional North Korea talks; After blasting FBI, Trump proclaims loyalty; Huge California wildfire continues to grow, killing firefighter; SpaceX launches recycled rocket.Stay up to date with daily round ups: http://smarturl.it/APTopStoriesSubscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Google launches ARCore Developer Preview 2, will kill Tango on March 1

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Google today launched ARCore Developer Preview 2, which you can download now from developers.google.com/ar and use to create AR experiences on Android. At the same time, the company announced it is ending support for Tango, its first augmented reality platform. ARCore is an Android software development kit (SDK) that brings augmented reality to existing and future Android phones without requiring additional sensors or hardware. The first preview was ... Read More
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Our Favorite Gadgets From 2017

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The editors of WIRED talk about some of their favorite products from 2017. Along the way, they also spot a few trends for the year.Send the hosts feedback on their personal Twitter feeds. Arielle Pardes is @pardesoteric, David Pierce is @pierce, Brendan Nystedt is @bnystedt, and Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. Our theme song is by Solar Keys.... Read More
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Runway Inspector Finds Polar Bears at AK Airport

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Many airports have problems dealing with bird strikes but the one in America’s farthest north community is having issues lately with marine mammals. Two polar bears on Thursday found their way onto a runway at Utqiagvik, formerly Barrow. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Breakthrough Entertainer Bianca Lawson

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As part of a special all-format series featuring the Breakthrough Entertainers of 2017, AP highlights actress Bianca Lawson whose work as a drug addict in the OWN series ‘Queen Sugar,’ garnered praise from fans and critics. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to b... Read More
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Schumer Backs Override Of Net Neutrality Repeal

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his push Friday for a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that can undo the FCC vote and the repeal of net neutrality. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Grinch bots are out to spoil the holidays

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Imagine a $14.99 Fingerling — an innocent little monkey toy and one of the most in-demand gifts of 2017 — selling for hundreds of dollars on eBay due to basic supply and demand. It’s really happening, and not just because the toy is popular. Grinch bots are trying to ruin the holidays. Grinch bots are automated computer programs that make many purchases online before real humans can even hit a site’s checkout button. Congress passed the ... Read More
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Microsoft is forcing users to install a critically flawed password manager

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EnlargeMicrosoft Microsoft is quietly forcing some Windows 10 computers to install a password manager that contains a critical vulnerability disclosed 16 months ago that allows websites to steal passwords, a researcher said Friday. Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy said in a blog post that the Keeper Password Manager came pre-installed on a newly built Windows 10 syst... Read More
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Radical moves: Village on EU’s doorstep feared to be radical recruitment hotbed

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RT EXCLUSIVEExtremism hotbed, just on EU's doorstep? Charlotte Dubenskij reports from Bosnia and HerzegovinaRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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‘Shocking Apathy’ To Drinking Allowed Frat Death

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A grand jury's report in the wake of the death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza in February says Penn State officials displayed "a shocking apathy" to dangers from excessive drinking and that its inaction allowed criminal acts to occur. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Lawyer Who Struggled at Hearing Goes Viral

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A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Firefighter Dies, Thousands Take on Calif. Blaze

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Cory Iverson, a San Diego-based firefighter who was one of the thousands fighting the blaze northwest of Los Angeles, died Thursday. A review team will investigate what happened. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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After Blasting FBI, Trump Proclaims Loyalty

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Shortly after President Donald Trump called the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe "disgraceful," he spoke at the agency's campus in Virginia and said he is "more loyal than anyone else" to law enforcement. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Michigan Deputies Save Horse from Icy Pond

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Deputies braved the elements to rescue a horse that had fallen into an icy pond in Ray Township. Michigan. The Macomb County deputies used ropes to keep the horse’s head above water and guide it out while local firefighters broke up the ice (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Jinkx Monsoon’s perfect Christmas party

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"RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Jinkx Monsoon passes on tips for a fabulous festive season, including party advice: "Let everyone else get drunk first, then they won't remember how drunk you got." (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests... Read More
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Ferrell plays ‘Elf’ on a loop at Christmas

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Star of "Daddy's Home 2," Will Ferrell, says his family celebrates Christmas the Swedish way, and that his hit holiday movie "Elf" plays on repeat. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.... Read More
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SpaceX 1st: Recycled Rocket, Recycled Capsule

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SpaceX has racked up another first, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a NASA grocery run. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Comics on FCC’s ‘bye Felicia’ moment to net neutrality in Best of Late Night

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Published on Dec 15, 2017What will happen to your connection? The late-night comics fill you in. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captionin... Read More
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11yo girl handcuffed, held at gunpoint by Michigan police

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Police officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, held an 11-year-old black girl at gunpoint and handcuffed her until they could determine she was neither armed nor an attempted homicide suspect they were looking for. The incident triggered widespread condemnation.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8un8RT LIVE ... Read More
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Google Inbox adds a new unsubscribe card to help clear out the emails you never read

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I’m never entirely sure how it happens, but my email is constantly filling up with messages from companies from which I don’t remember requesting newsletters or offers. But they somehow keep popping up anyway. I usually tend to just delete these as soon as they arrive to triage the damage, but Google is releasing a new feature for Inbox to help solve this problem. A new card will help you unsubscribe from senders whose emails you haven’t opened in the last month, as reported by Android Police. ... Read More
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Vergecast: FCC kills net neutrality, the iMac Pro arrives, and T-Mobile buys Layer3 TV

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The Vergecast three-piece is back together, with Nilay leading the flagship podcast. The biggest news this week is something we’ve seen coming for a while: on Thursday, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality rules. Nilay, Dieter, and Paul sit down to discuss the action and their viewpoints on what this means going forward for the internet. Also, the iMac Pro is now available to order and Dieter got to write about it. There’s quite a bit of talk about whether this computer is worth the price for its power. There’s a lot more in between that — li... Read More
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Trump: ‘It’s a Shame What Happened with the FBI’

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As he departed for remarks at the FBI, President Donald Trump took on the agency, calling its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation "really disgraceful." He also reiterated there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Here's the latest for Friday, December 15th: Potential speed bump in GOP tax plan overhaul; EU agrees Brexit talks can move to next stage; Tension continues in the Middle East after Jerusalem announcement; UK Royal Prince Harry's wedding date announced.Stay up to date with daily round ups: http://smarturl.it/APTopStoriesSubscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Broderick ready to tell ‘A Christmas Story’

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Actor Matthew Broderick prepares for Sunday's live telecast of musical adaptation of "A Christmas Story" in the U.S.. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is th... Read More
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Jamie Chung’s Golden Globes creation

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Actress Jamie Chung discusses a cocktail she's made to celebrate the 75th Golden Globes, while the event's chefs discuss what they'll be serving on Hollywood's big night. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity react... Read More
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DISTURBING: Palestinian woman punched by Israeli soldier as clashes in West Bank continue

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Israeli officer punches Palestinian woman's face during scufflesCOURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tvRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Millicent Simmonds: AP’s 2017 Breakthrough Entertainers

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"Wonderstruck” breakout star Millicent Simmonds was "blown away" by meeting Will Smith at the Cannes Film Festival. (Dec. 8)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the... Read More
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‘I do not believe in moderate Islam, but I do believe in moderate people’ – Geert Wilders (SophieCo)

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The rise of the political right is being felt across Europe and the Netherlands is no exception, where controversial politician Geert Wilders, a veteran of the game, took second place with his party in this year’s elections. Will his radical policies now make it into the Dutch and the European mainstream? Geert Wilders was our guest.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Operation Santa Visits Remote Alaska Village

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In its 61st year, Operation Santa Claus is a community program by the Alaska Air National Guard, which flies Santa to some of the state’s most remote villages. This year, they made a stop in the tiny island community of Saint Michael. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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FSB detains ISIS cell members planning attacks in St. Petersburg

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The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained seven people suspected of being members of a terrorist cell linked to Islamic State, the agency reported. A series of bombings was planned for Saturday, it said.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Alphabet’s X uses light beams from rooftop boxes to bring internet to Indian homes

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More than four years after first unveiling ambitious plans to deliver internet access to remote locations using balloons, Google’s parent company Alphabet has announced the next phase in its initiative to open up web access — and, by extension, Google’s services — to millions. Balloons positioned high in the sky proved an effective way of transporting data large distances, using an optical communication technology called Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) to deliver high-speed connectivity through beams of light. However, keeping stratospheric balloons going permanently is a tricky tas... Read More
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The Stan Cllymore Show: Lineker exclusive, Stan at Final Draw venue, Townsend on racism (E6)

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Gary LinekerEnglsih striker,interview, is widely regarded as one of the best English strikers ever, having scored almost 300 goals for clubs and country. He still holds England’s record for most goals scored in World Cup finals - ten. Today, he’s also one of the most popular pundits in the footballing media world. Shortly before Lineker hosted the World Cup draw in Moscow, we sat down for a chat with himRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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CrossTalk on Russia Probe: Collapsing Confidence

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It would seem the more the anti-Trumpers push to have the president removed from office, the more we learn about how the media and such places as the FBI really work. To date the investigation known as Russiagate has revealed preciously little. Though we are learning there was collusion elsewhere.CrossTalking with Richard Goodstein, Josh Bernstein, and John Cardillo.FACEBOOK: Like CrossTalk on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/crosstalkrule... Read More
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ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Simmons, Pink

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Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct; Russell Simmons says he will "defend" himself following rape claims; Pink joins list of stars performing during Super Bowl week. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, ... Read More
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Merry Clinton and a Hillary New Year: ‘Best’ decorations for upcoming holiday season

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Deciding which decoration to put on top of your Christmas tree used to be a straightforward, traditional choice of either a star or an angel.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin’s Global Warming Problem

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Let me freak you out for a second. You know what bitcoin is, right? I mean, no, but quickly, it’s a “cryptocurrency” that’s basically secret computer money. One bitcoin, which doesn’t actually have a real, physical form, is worth at this moment upwards of $16,000. But to get one, you either have to buy them from online exchanges or use specialized computing hardware to “mine” it. That last bit is where the freak-out comes in. In a report last week, the cryptocurrency website Digiconomics ... Read More
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Saved at sea: More than 100 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters

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More than 130 migrants were rescued from choppy waters in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday after they were found floating off the coast of Libya during a joint rescue operation by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) and SOS Mediterranee (SOS Mediterranean).RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/su... Read More
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Hanks celebrates the free press

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At a star-studded Washington D.C. premiere for Steven Spielberg's new politcal thriller "The Post" - about the journalists who published the Pentagon Papers in 1971 - star Tom Hanks highlights the role of a free press in bringing truth to light. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals ... Read More
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Carrie Fisher celebrated in Hollywood

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At the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Todd Fisher, brother of late actress Carrie Fisher, celebrates the opening night of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and unveils a mock-up memorial plaque to his sister. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scanda... Read More
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‘Last Jedi’ exhibition wows Hollywood

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The iconic El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles is celebrating the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" with an exhibition featuring costumes, photos and memorabillia from the movie. (Dec. 15)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celeb... Read More
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Protests against US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital continue in West Bank

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Protests against US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital continue in West BankRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Taser or torture? US police under fire for using excessive force (DISTURBING)

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Since 2000, over 1,000 people have died in the U.S. after being stunned with Tasers by police, according to Reuters. Yet another disturbing bodycam footage showing police officers tasering suspects has been revealed recently...RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook... Read More
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Google releases YouTube VR for Steam

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YouTube VR is one of the best reasons to use Google's Daydream VR platform, but the company didn't make it available for higher-end PC headsets. That's just ended with the release of a Steam VR version designed for the HTC Vive. It's available to download right now. I'd love to tell you how it is, but for some reason it doesn't work on my PC — it crashes instantly on start, and a lot of people in the Steam ... Read More
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Israeli infiltrators launch surprise attack on Palestinian rally

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Israeli officers dressed as Palestinians infiltrated a demonstration in the West Bank, before opening fire with pistols and throwing smoke grenades at the protesters.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8uvvCOURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT ... Read More
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More Snow In Store Friday

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Exploring sewers with Guillermo del Toro

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Guillermo del Toro's latest TV series was inspired by his exploration of the Guadalajara sewer system as a kid growing up in Mexico. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associa... Read More
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Guillermo del Toro finds kindred spirit in Mark Hamill

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Guillermo del Toro calls actor Mark Hamill a "fundamental hero of modern mythology." (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the essential global news network, ... Read More
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AI Weekly: Inaugural AI Index report tracks industry progress and shortcomings

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One of my favorite sayings in the tech/business/startup world is “Innovation happens at the edges.” In AI, on one end of the spectrum, billions in investments and acquisitions are pouring in from  giants like Nvidia, Google, and Microsoft. On the other side, small, imaginative teams are trekking out to new frontiers untouched by AI. A great look at the performance of companies big and small is the inaugural AI Index 2017 report, which came out a few weeks ago. If you haven’t gotten to it yet, I suggest you check it out. It’s put together by some of the best known and most reputable people in AI, like Jack Clark at OpenAI and Yoav Shoham, an AI professor at Stan... Read More
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Fertility Dr. Pleads Guilty, Faces no Jail Time

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A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to charges that he lied to investigators. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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US regulators vote to scrap ‘net neutrality’ despite criticism

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U.S. regulators have voted to end so-called 'net neutrality', which now could significantly alter the web experience for millions of people. It will allow Internet providers to charge extra to prioritise their traffic - effectively creating a 'slow lane' for smaller websites. Read more: https://on.rt.com/8uv3RT LIVE ... Read More
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David Nelson analyzes President Moon Jae in’s visit to Beijing

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Published on Dec 14, 2017CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo speaks to David Nelson, Chief Strategist at Belpointe about the impact of President Moon's visit to China. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Well It's Certainl... Read More
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Accused Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself

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A Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexual assault has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said Thursday. Meanwhile, his wife said she will run for his seat. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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AI might just live up to all the hype one day

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If AI isn’t the most hyped technology of the 21st century, it’s certainly right up there with earlier manias for mobile, virtual reality, the internet of things, and big data. Companies large and small feel pressure to claim they use AI in some key way to drive their business. But does AI deserve this level of hype? On one end of the spectrum are the doomsayers (including heavyweights like Stephen Hawking and ... Read More
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AP Top Stories December 14 P

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Here's the latest for Thursday, December 14th: Disney is buying a large part of Fox; FCC repeals the web's Obama-era ; 4 dead, 7 seriously hurt in French crash; Space capsule with 3 astronauts returns to Earth.Stay up to date with daily round ups: http://smarturl.it/APTopStoriesSubscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Trilobites: An 8th Planet Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star, With A.I.’s Help

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With eight planets whirling around its sun, our solar system has held the galactic title for having the most known planets of any star system in the Milky Way.But on Thursday NASA announced the discovery of a new exoplanet orbiting a distant star some 2,500 light years away from here called Kepler 90, bringing that system’s total to eight planets as well. The new planet, known as Kepler-90i, is rocky and hot. It orbits its star about once every 14 days.Th... Read More
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Google and Amazon are in ‘productive’ talks to keep YouTube on Fire TV

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Fire TV owners might not be losing YouTube after all. This afternoon, a Google spokesperson told The Verge that the companies are engaged in “productive discussions” in hopes of reaching “an agreement for the benefit of our mutual customers.” Such an agreement would almost certainly result in the massively popular video app staying put on Amazon’s streaming devices. The new statement comes on the same day that Amazon announced it would resume sales of the Google Chromecast and Apple TV after dropping them from its store more than two years ago. Other Googl... Read More
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FCC Votes To End Net Neutrality

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Protests and bomb scares couldn't stop today's vote on so-called net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to repeal the rules put in place by the Obama administration two years ago. CBS2's Tony Aiello explains what this means.Detected Closed Captioning: They Gathered In The Cold To Turn Up The Heat On The Federal Communications Commission Hoping To Stop The Repeal Of net Neutrality Rules That Govern Internet Access People Critics Including The Two Democrats On The Commission Say Ending Net Neutrality Hurts Consumers Claiming The FCC Is Handing The Keys To The Internet The Internet Over To A Handful Of Multi-billion Dollar corporations Specifically Broa... Read More
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WH ‘Proud’ of Work Done with Sen. Rubio on Bill

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration is "really proud" of its work with Republican Senator Marco Rubio as it seeks to gain his support for a tax reform bill. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Tech companies react to the FCC killing net neutrality

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The Federal Communications Commission, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, has voted to dismantle net neutrality, removing the Title II classification and allowing internet providers free rein to block, throttle, or prioritize content online as they see fit. Although major tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have been keeping relatively low profiles when it comes to the fight for net neutrality so far, other companies have decided to speak out. ... Read More
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Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox

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A prominent investment research firm has raised its recommendation on Disney stock from 'Buy' to 'Strong Buy' after Disney buys the Murdoch family's Fox movie and television studios to meet competition in the entertainment business. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Analysis: Net Neutrality Fight is Not Over

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In a vote along party lines, the federal government lifted sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Chris Lewis, of Public Knowledge which supports open internet, says the net neutrality fight isn't over. (Dec. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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NASA’s Latest Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AI

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Saturn's rings sure are pretty, and Matt Damon’s been to Mars, but our eight-planet solar system may not be that special after all. Today, scientists using data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft announced they’d discovered an eighth planet orbiting a star 2,500 light years away. They’ve named the planet Kepler-90i after the star it orbits, Kepler-90, which is slightly hotter and more massive than our sun. “This discovery of an eighth planet ties Kepler-90 with our own solar system for having the most known planets,” said NASA astrophysicist Paul Hertz during a press conference about the... Read More
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders “not aware” of measures to prevent mass shooti…

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On the 5th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Massacre, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that she's "not aware" of any measures that would have helped prevent the mass shooting, and others like it, when asked by CBS News White House and Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Brennan.Subscribe to the "CBS Evening News" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1S7DhikWatch Full Episodes of the "CBS Evening News" HERE: ... Read More