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Governor kills bill targeting presidential taxes

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More than 20 states have advanced bills similar to the one Brown vetoed, but none of those bills has become law.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72802/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The Latest Efforts To Compel Presidential Candidates To Release Their tax Returns Has Failed California Governor Jerry Brown Vetoed His State Legislators Bill That Would Require A Presidential Candidate To Share Their Last Five Tax Returns In Order To Appear On The Primary Ballot California Was One Of More Than 20 States That Ad... Read More
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Economics Prof. Keyu Jin discusses China’s SOEs and private companies

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For more on China's SEOs and private companies, CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Keyu Jin, professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.Detected Closed Captioning: or For More On China's Air So Ease And Private Companies I Spoke With Courage In She's An Economics Professor At The London School Of Economics I Began By Asking Her How Private Firms Can Improve While Competing With State-owned Companies The Private Sector Still Needs To Find The Right Kind Of Interaction Cooperation With The Government As We Know That There Are Many Kinds Of Either Explicit Kind Of Collaboration Private Public Partnership Which The Government Has Been Pushing But Also You Know To Have To Understand What's Going On With th... Read More
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Calls For Disciplinary Action For NJ Teacher Caught Telling Students To ‘Speak American’

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Published on Oct 16, 2017Three dozen students walked out of class waving flags from all over after video of the incident went viral. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: WHY HER STUDE... Read More
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Parents Concerned Over Revealing High School Athleticwear

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Published on Oct 16, 2017One Long Island mother says the uniform should be banned because it shows too many curves. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: A MOTHER WANTS TO BAN PART ... Read More
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Report Suggests Thousands Of Young Children Struggle With Eye Problems

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Published on Oct 16, 2017Have you been told your child has a learning problem or trouble paying attention? As it turns out, that may be a misdiagnosis. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Capt... Read More
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Ousted Field Hockey Coach Says Parents Sent Threatening Texts, Griped About Playing Time

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The former US Olympian says he's stunned by what happened. CBS2's Brian Conybeare reports.Detected Closed Captioning: PARENTS OF HIS PLAYERS. BRIAN CONYBEARE TELLS US THE FORMER U.S. OLYMPIAN IS STUNNED. THAT VOICE COMES FROM THE FIELD HOCKEY COACH, MARK MELLER. I LOVE THIS GAME. HE CAPTAINED THE NATIONALS TEAM AT THE 96 OLYMPICS SAYS HE WAS FIRED AFTER A SMALL GROUP OF OUT SPOKEN PARENTS COMPLAINED ABOUT HOW MUCH PLAYING TIME THEIR DAUGHTERS GOT AND ONE FATHER WHO OBJECTED TO WHO THE TEAMS CAPTAINS WERE. THIS PARENT WAS VERY UPSET THAT HIS DAUGHTER WASN'T NAMED CAPTAIN. HE FELT IT WAS EMBARRASSING THAT SHE WAS A SENIOR AND SHE WASN'T NAMED CAPTAIN. AND ANOTHER PARENT FELT HIS DAUGHTER WASN'T PLAYING ENOUGH DURING ... Read More
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A Mortician’s Tale dissects the stigma of death

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A Mortician’s Tale is a game about death, but it’s anything but morbid. Instead, it seeks to normalize death and to lift the stigma of talking about how different people deal with it. It’s Canadian indie studio Laundry Bear Games‘ debut, and it’s available on October 18 for PC and Mac. You play as the silent protagonist Charlotte (or Charlie, as she likes to be called), who just started work as a mortician at Rose and Daughters Funeral Home. Every day is structured in the same way: Charlie checks and reads her emails; she prepares a body according to the family’s wishes; and then she goes into the parlor to pay her respects. You interac... Read More
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Three dead and 360,000 properties without power as Storm Ophelia hits Ireland

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At least three people have been killed by storm Ophelia in Ireland. It also left hundreds of thousands of houses and businesses without power.Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from the northwest coast of Ireland.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Leverage meets The Handmaiden in Netflix’s K-drama White Nights

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Netflix has perfected its algorithms on me. A week ago, I was feeling dismal about my show selection, after bingeing every season of Mad Men and House of Cards. I found myself watching Lucy Liu star in Code Name: The Cleaner, a diverse yet cheesy flick where Liu doesn’t get to do much but look pretty and say sassy lines. So I started rewatching parts of the Minions movie, hoping someone had miraculously translated and subtitled King Bob’s speech from Minionese to English. But then Netflix’s recommendation engine pushed me toward a section called “Korean TV Dramas Featuring a Strong Female Lead,” which is an amazing bit of machine learning. After a few months of ... Read More
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One-legged water polo player dominates sport

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Kyle may have one leg, but it never deters his spirit or determination.Practice is about to start and the Rockford High School water polo team gathers for a short meeting on the pool deck.Kyle Dedert, 15, wears a swimsuit, holds a pair of goggles and stands on a prosthetic leg. The prosthesis is decorated with a post-apocalyptic scene from one of his favorite video games, and it is inscribed with a quote: “All limitations are self-imposed.”Check out more Humankind stories:Subscribe to our YouTube channel: ... Read More
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Drifting Cars Pull Donuts On Street Corner

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Cars pulled several donuts in the middle of a Greenpoint, Brooklyn street. Ali Bauman reports.Detected Closed Captioning: A SCENE FROM AN ACTION MOVIE IN A BUSY BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD. DRIVERS WERE PULLING OFF A DANGEROUS STUNTED. REPORTER: SPINNING DONUTS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION. THIS WAS BEDFORD AVENUE IN GREEN POINT FRIDAY NIGHT. DRIVERS DANGEROUSLY SHOWING OFF BEFORE A CROWD OF HUNDREDS. IT WAS SO SCARY. I THOUGHT SOMEONE WAS GOING TO GET HIT. PEOPLE WOULD GET CLOSER TO GET BETTER VIDEOS AND THE CAR WOULD ALMOST SWIPE THEM. Reporter: WATCH THE PLAN PLAY OUT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. TEENS ON BIKES BLOCK THE STREETS AT 9:00 P.M. AND STOP TRAFFIC. THEN THREE CARS DRIFT IN CIRCLES SPEEDING OFF TO COME BECOME... Read More
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Signal Problems Snarl Subway Service

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A signal problem caused extensive delays for subway riders in Manhattan. Jessica Borg reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Commuter Alert Packed Platforms And Lines Around The Corner A Signal Problem Stalled Subway Service On Several Lines CBS 2's Jessica Borg Is Live In Midtown with Reaction From Fed Up Commuters As The System Gets Back To Normal Now Jessica Marry Hundreds Of Thousands Of Riders affected By These Delays And The Rerouting Of Trains Many We Spoke With we're Sitting On A Packed Local Train Just Waiting To Arrive At A Stop As You mentioned Certainly A Hectic Morning For people Trying To Get To Work School And Their Appointments When The Subways Pulled Into The 50th Street Station In Midtown How Badly ... Read More
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Great Neck Comic Andy Kaufman Was The Ultimate Put-on Artist

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Andy Kaufman’s Foreign Man character became the basis for Latka Gravas on the long-running comedy Taxi. The shabbily dressed, wild-eyed man was sitting quietly at a Chock full o’Nuts counter when he suddenly started banging his cup and screaming. Other customers glanced quickly at him and looked away, savvy New Yorkers knowing to avoid eye contact. A few decided it was time to get moving. No big deal. This was 1981 Manhattan. Wackos were an everyday thing. The wacko in this case was Andy Kaufman, a once shy, Jewish kid from Long Island who was then at the top of his stardom, mesmerizing audiences with the oddball characters they loved and the jerks they despised. Kaufman later ... Read More
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China Seeks Small Stakes in, and More Sway Over, Online Firms

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“As these companies have grown both in size and influence,” he said, “that model is no longer comfortable for the authorities.”The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, reported this week that Chinese internet regulators have discussed taking 1 percent stakes in Tencent Holdings, maker of the popular WeChat messaging service, and Youku Tudou, a video platform owned by the Alibaba Group, the e-commerce ... Read More
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The Analogue Super Nt is a gorgeous machine for playing your old SNES cartridges

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If you didn’t manage to get your hands on an SNES Classic Edition, soon there will be another way to play 16-bit games on your HD TV. Analogue, the company best known for its high-end NES hardware crafted from a block of aluminum, has just announced that its next console will tackle the SNES. Called the Analogue Super Nt, the device is designed to play old-school cartridges at 1080p, and it’s also significantly cheaper than the company’s previous hardware. Whereas the Analogue Nt M... Read More
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Physicists Just Can’t Keep Gravitational Waves a Secret

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Some 130 million years ago, two extremely dense balls of matter collided into each other. These two neutron stars, the city-sized cores of deceased giant stars, spiraled inward and merged to become a giant fireball. In the collision, they generated a sonorous ripple in spacetime known as a gravitational wave. On August 17 this year, that ripple reached Earth. Researchers located at two different observatories—LIGO’s two detectors in Louisiana and Washington—saw the sig... Read More
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Colorado Schools Pay Students to Work With Local Tech Firms

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LONGMONT, Colo. — In one back room at Skyline High School, you can learn all you need to know about St. Vrain Valley School District. It’s there that bins of materials sit next to past projects, exposing the district’s DNA. Boxes holding glue, Popsicle sticks, tape, pipe cleaners, compasses, zip ties and rulers lie nestled inside a 6-foot-high, student-constructed rack. Behind the storage unit sits a rectangular wooden box stuffed with bicycle tires filled with Silly Putty to replicate human intestines. For that biomedical project, students had to create a probe and learn to maneuver it sight unseen from behind a curtain on the box’s opening to procure a sample from the intestine/bike... Read More
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Samsung announces Connect Tag tracker that uses cellular IoT tech to help you find people and things

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There is no shortage of little portable tracker devices that you can attach to your keys or your dog to ensure you never lose the things that matter most to you. But Samsung has today announced the Samsung Connect Tag, one of the first mobile consumer products that uses the fledgling narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) standard to connect devices. For the uninitiated, NB-IoT licenses small amounts of LTE cellular spectrum to carry data for low-bandwidth devices. NB-IoT holds many benefits, including greater power efficiency to preserve batteries, strong coverage, support for lots of devices, and it... Read More
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Samsung Connect Tag tracks your kid or pet for up to seven days per charge

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Samsung will release a trackable tag that it says is the first consumer mobile product to use narrowband network technology (NB-IoT). Narrowband networks connect Internet of Things devices through cellular communication bands. The networks are designed for devices that use small amounts of data and power and provides the capability to securely connect to the Internet for location services. The Samsung Connect Tag provides location information b... Read More
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Drivers Cause Alarm Doing Stunts In Greenpoint Streets

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Published on Oct 15, 2017The drivers were spinning donuts Friday night, and people in the busy intersection were surprised no one was hurt. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: POLICE ... Read More
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Playrix scores another big match-3 mobile game hit with Homescapes

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Russia’s Playrix has become a big mobile game player in the past couple of years. It has scored three big hits, and now, it has launched another major match-3 mobile game with Homescapes. In its first week, Homescapes had more than 7 million downloads on iOS and Android, said Igor Bukhman, cofounder of Playrix, in an interview with GamesBeat. Hits like this have enabled Playrix to become one of the top 10 mobile game companies in the world. And it’s a reminder that big ... Read More
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China exchange program seeks to blend cultures

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East meets West is more than a phrase. It’s the driving force behind a Chinese exchange program that hopes to bring cultures together through music. Acclaimed guzheng soloist Yuan Sha led the group’s recent performance in New York. CGTN’s Nina Edwards reports.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamerica... Read More
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School district pulls ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

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The book was reportedly cut from Biloxi Public Schools' eighth-grade curriculum over concerns with language used in the text.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72764/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Tech Museum embraces augmented reality with Body Worlds Decoded exhibit

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Museums around the world need to use technology to hold the attention of increasingly tech-savvy children. And that’s doubly true for the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California. The museum in the heart of Silicon Valley is opening a 5,000-square-feet exhibit on October 15 that uses groundbreaking augmented reality technology to bring it all to live. The Body Worlds Decoded installation is a permanent exhibit of “plastinated human bodies,” or a spin off of the popular Body Worlds exhibi... Read More
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Roz Chast Is New Yorkier Than You

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Since 1978 she has written fuzzy, anxiety-fueled cartoons for The New Yorker about the insecurities of New York life: the “Bad Mom” trading cards (“#61: Deborah Z. Has never even TRIED to make Play-Doh from scratch”), the Cab of Guilt taxi recording (“This is your mother, reminding you that if you don’t buckle up I will kill myself”). Equal parts schadenfreude and inadequacy, with a seasonin... Read More
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William Lombardy, Chess Grandmaster Turned Priest, Dies at 79

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But he came of age in the shadow of Bobby Fischer, the phenomenon out of Brooklyn six years his junior. Virtually all the sponsorship money and support available for American players went to Mr. Fischer.Photo Mr. Lombardy, left, at a news conference at the world championship in 1972, with Paul Marshall, center, lawyer for the United States chess team, and Fred Cramer, Bobby Fischer’s representative.... Read More
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The Neediest Cases Fund: Tradition of Helping Neediest Cases Inspires Readers to Give Back

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Sunday is the start of the 106th annual New York Times Neediest Cases Fund campaign. The fund began the year after Adolph S. Ochs, the publisher of The New York Times, gave money to a homeless man for shelter and new clothes on Dec. 25, 1911. The ... Read More
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Hong Kong hosts World Hakka Conference

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Hong Kong is hosting people from all over the world with one thing in common – they are all Hakka. It's a minority group of Han Chinese scattered across southern China and dozens of countries.Their language culture is rapidly disappearing, especially in Hong Kong as Cantonese and Mandarin become more dominant.Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twi... Read More
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Mass panic and unrest amid braid chopping attacks in Kashmir

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Women in Indian-administered Kashmir are being targeted for having long hair.Nobody knows who is doing it or why. The attackers, dubbed phantom barbers and braid choppers, are causing mass panic and unrest.Al Jazeera's Sara Khairat explains. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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‘You bullsh*t’: Duterte threatens to expel EU diplomats from Manila

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Tough-talking Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has warned the EU and other states he could order their diplomats to leave 'in 24 hours' for calling for his country to be barred from the UN over its bloody drug war. The EU denies making such a statement.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8pohRT LIVE ... Read More
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Bubble trouble: What lies beneath at the IMF – Counting the Cost

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Why the International Monetary Fund (IMD) and Richard Thaler, the 'father of behavioural economics' and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, are signalling danger ahead for the global economy.The IMF has spent the last decade trying to pick up the pieces after failing to predict the last financial crisis. This week, the IMF said nearly 75 percent of the world is now experiencing an upswing.It's predicting that the world's economy will expand by 3.6 percent in 2017 and by 3.7 percent in 2018. That's slightly higher than the 3.5 percent and the 3.6 percent growth what it was predicting back in July.But the IMF also issued a warning: It said record low borrowing costs designed to help th... Read More
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A visit with one of the last private doctors in Cuba

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

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Harry’s New York Bar in Paris is famous for having concocted dozens of classic cocktails over the years, including the Bloody Mary, the Monkey Gland and the French 75. Some of the stories are even true. One that is decidedly not is the tale of the Sidecar, which perfectly blends orange liqueur, lemon juice and cognac into a warming, trusty-old-friend of a drink that’s perfect for fall evenings and football afternoons. (As with all old friends, a little caution is not misplaced. They can steal up on you.) Harry’s owner Harry MacElhone initially credited the Sidecar to Pat MacGarry, the bartender at Buck’s Club in London during the Jazz Age, but the recipe apparently ... Read More
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Zambia’s lead mining poisoning children

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Zambia's economy was built on mining. But more than a century later children are still feeling the aftereffects of years of toxins polluting the environment. They often ingest lead when they are playing.Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Kabwe.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Have a High-Tech Halloween With Your Own Haunted Smart Home

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The holiday season is in full swing, which means we’re all whipping out our decorations and decking our homes out for the festivities ahead. First up: Halloween. That means it’s time to get your spook on. Between monstrous masks that evoke the horror icons who haunt our nightmares (thanks, Chucky), and our favorite home decor (like dangling skeletons and that cobweb gunk you can never seem to fully scrape off), you’ve got plenty of ways to make your house the scariest on the block. But it’s 2017, and you don’t need to pull out all your decorations just to get in the Halloween spirit. We’re living in the future, and all you need is a smart speaker like ... Read More
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Afshin Molavi talks about the US decision on the Iran nuclear deal

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Published on Oct 13, 2017CGTN's Mike Waler spoke with Afshin Molavi of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies about the U.S. decision on the Iran nuclear deal. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected withi... Read More
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NY Giants’ Jay Bromley: ‘I Know Where I Come From’

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Published on Oct 13, 2017The New York Giants defensive end praises family, faith and teammates for getting him from Queens to Syracuse to the NFL. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: I Never Really Anticipated... Read More
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LI Towns Offer Incentives To Young Home Buyers

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Published on Oct 13, 2017Millennials say they need help to move out of their parents' basements. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan has more on the millennial incentive from Huntington Station, Long Island. Category License Standard YouTube License Detec... Read More
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Mom speaks out after son called “slave” at school’s Civil War Day

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Georgia mom Corrie Davis is calling on Cobb County school officials to rethink their Civil War Day activities after her 10-year-old son's classmate told him, "You are my slave." Davis spoke with WCLG-TV reporter Cory McGinnis.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform

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Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, is launching a new online tech education platform he’s calling Woz U, which is designed to promote technology jobs and the skills required to enter the industry. Over time, Wozniak hopes to expand the initiative to include as many as 30 physical locations around the world and courses on everything from software engineering and information technology to mobile app development and cybersecurity, among others. It’s unclear whether courses will be offered for free, or whether Woz U plans on charging for any element of the online education platform. The website does not say. Woz U also offers access to ... Read More
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New York District Attorney On The Defense Over Handling Of Weinstein Allegations

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Enlarge this image Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance faces criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and a case involving the Trump SoHo development in New York City. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images ... Read More
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The Dig: Mystery Ship Docked On The Hudson

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Published on Oct 13, 2017Driving down the West Side Highway recently, you may have noticed a mystery ship docked along the Hudson River. What is it and why is it there? CBSNewYork.com's Elle McLogan finds out for The Dig. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Searching For Clues In Bed-Stuy Home Invasion

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Published on Oct 13, 2017A Brooklyn neighborhood is shaken after 91-year-old man died when he and his 100-year-old wife were tied up and robbed inside their home. CBS2's Jessica Borg has more. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected ... Read More
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Germany needs a game plan to effectively prepare its workforce for AI

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In late 2016, the White House published a report titled Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy. It’s a solid work of research and forecasting that proposes equally solid policy recommendations. Here’s part of the framing, from the report’s intro: AI-driven automation will continue to create wealth and expand the American econom... Read More
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NJ Police Officer Suspended

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Cellphone video shows a clash between a police officer and two female students outside Orange High School in New Jersey. Now, the officer has been suspended, but some think that's not enough. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Reporter: THIS IS WHERE THE SCUFFLE HAPPENED OUTSIDE THE PIZZA PLACE RIGHT AFTER SCHOOL YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. THIS IS CELL PHONE VIDEO POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA. A FEMALE OFFICER GETTING INTO IT WITH TWIN GIRLS. PUSHING ME AGAINST THERE. I SEEN IT THROUGH THE WINDOW SO I CAME OUT WHAT ARE YOU DOING. HE PUSHED ME AND I WENT BACK OVER THERE TRYING TO GET HIM OFF HER AND GRABBED ME BY THE HEAD AND SWUNG ME ON THE GROUND STARTED, LIKE, -- LIKE BASHING MY HEAD IN. Reporter: ANOTHER V... Read More
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Ernest Baptiste Appointed CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital

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Ernest Baptiste Appointed CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital  Ernest Baptiste STONY BROOK, NY, October 13, 2017 --  Ernest Baptiste, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County will join Stony Brook Medicine as Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital effective November 27, 2107, announced Stony Brook Universit... Read More
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Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines target ISIS in trilateral air patrols

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have officially marked the launch of trilateral air patrols over the troubled waters of the Sulu Sea, with a ceremony held at Malaysia’s Subang Air Base and attended by the defense ministers of all three countries. Known as the Trilateral Air Patrol, or TAP, it follows the launch of maritime patrols by the three nations that began in June. It is an additional aspect of the Trilateral Cooperative Arrangement between the Southeast Asian nations. ... Read More
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Rosenberg: ‘Privatizing’ air traffic control needs marketing campaign

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You don’t need to be a passenger departing JFK to be concerned about whether New York’s air traffic controllers are on their game. You just need to be a Long Islander. At any given hour, there are thousands of lives speeding overhead, sitting in aircraft separated by invisible electronic boundaries that should keep airliners separated by adequate distance and height. Still, with all the technology baked into the process, it is up to the FAA air traffic controllers looking at radars in Westbury and Islip to keep everyone safe and safely separated in our region, whether you are in the air or beneath the final approach paths. That is why every Long Islander should be carefully listening to the current debate about whether ... Read More
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School shooting victim laid to rest with superhero funeral

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Over 1,500 mourners gathered to lay Jacob Hall, 6, to rest after he died from injuries sustained in a shooting at Townville Elementary School in South Carolina. Many in attendance wore superhero costumes and shirts to honor young Jacob.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Pennsylvania must do better on cybersecurity, watchdog says

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s auditor general says a survey of nearly 1,000 school districts and municipalities finds that most do not employ a cybersecurity professional or consult with one. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday that the state must do a better job helping its school districts and municipalities protect their data. He says sensitive data includes Social Security numbers, health records, student records and more and that the threaty of cyber theft isn’t going away. ... Read More
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Germany is ‘ducking military responsibility,’ says Belgian think tank

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BRUSSELS ― Germany needs to make a “sustained investment” in defense and stop “leaving the dirty work” to others, according to a new study. The study, called “Jumping over its shadow,” was published Thursday and calls for Berlin to stop “ducking military responsibility.” Its findings come despite th... Read More
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Jolly custodian greets kids with a smile every day

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Kevin is a custodian at Merrimack High School in New Hampshire who has 3 children of his own and about 1,200 more at the school. He greets them every day with enthusiastic high-fives and even sometimes a song. Check out more Humankind stories:Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1IrNzUNLike us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Landscape architects now design for mass shootings

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With mass shootings on the rise, an unexpected group of professionals is trying to make it easier for people to avoid getting killed in the melee: landscape architects. These are the people who place just so many oversized planters on a pedestrian thoroughfare to prevent an attack by car bomb from hitting the crowd or the buildings behind the barricades. And one of their first design challenges is the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, built to replace the site of the infamous 2012 massacre. During the school day, visitors have to pass through the gap in a rain garden to get to the hardened entrance, and they can be observed from inside during the approach, thanks to the Svigals + Partners design. Once insid... Read More
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School Under Fire Over Civil War Costumes

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A Georgia school is under fire for encouraging students to dress up as characters from the Civil War. A white student, dressed as a plantation owner, said to a black classmate, “You are my slave,” according to a parent. (Oct. 13)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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No. 249: Plain talk, the Amazon HQ thing and how to look awesome for the rest of your life

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It’s Friday: A happy end to the week, everyone, and welcome new sponsor PSEG. Today is National Train Your Brain Day, meaning it’s OK to sudoku at work. Billy Joel released “52nd Street” on this day in 1978. It became the eventual record of the year. Yes, but what was the album’s top hit? Answer after the news. Going viral: Vaccine creator Codagenix, the star of Farmingdale State College’s Broad Hollow Bioscience Park, has landed a $1.5 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health and another $1.5 million in private fund... Read More
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Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak launches Woz U institute to train people for tech jobs

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Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s three original founders, has launched a new training initiative designed to get people “high-paying technology” jobs in the tech industry. The new Woz U digital institute launches as an online only affair initially, and promises to deliver a “new approach” to education for tech industry jobs. The curriculum covers training for computer support specialists and software developers (.Net, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, and Python) for now, but will expand into other facets of the STEM realm, including cybersecurity, mobile apps, and data science. “Our goal is to educate and train people in employable digital skills without putting them into ye... Read More
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How one man survived addiction to help others

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Drug addiction once controlled Matt Paris' life. Now, he's using his unique experience to help others get clean.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72722/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Opioid Commission Chairman Governor Chris Christie Recommended President Trump Declare The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency More Than Two Months ago And The President Seemed To Say He Was Going To Do It He Has Yet To Sign off CBS News Is Reporting Christie Said While It's Too Soon To Say The president's Silence Has Made Things... Read More
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Colorado school teachers learn to use guns for self defense

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Published on Oct 12, 2017A number of U.S. states now allow school personnel to carry concealed weapons on school grounds, if their school districts sign off. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: In Greeley Colo... Read More
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CBS2 Exclusive: Words Of Hate On Staten Island

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Published on Oct 12, 2017The crime has set off a police investigation, and lead to several acts of kindness. CBS2’s Dave Carlin spoke exclusively with the victim. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Shocking... Read More
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The Fate of Earth

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Yesterday evening, at Manhattan’s New School, the New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert delivered the second annual Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture on the Fate of the Earth, an event established by the Nation Institute in honor of the late Jonathan Schell, a longtime New Yorker staff writer, and named for “The Fate of the Earth,” a series of articles that Schell wrote for the magazine in 1982 and later published as a book. Kolbert’s remarks have been edited for length. When I was asked to deliver this lecture, the prompt I was given was to address the fate of Earth. At first, I thought of... Read More
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The New Normal

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Is hateful speech in the wake of Donald Trump’s election a sign of a new “normal”? Photograph by Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty On November 18, 2016, ten days after Donald Trump won the Presidential election, ... Read More
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Florida school district to pay $3.6 million after blaming students for being molested by teacher

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For more than a decade, a Florida School district maintained that four third-grade girls were responsible for allowing their teacher to sexually abuse them in the classroom.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2zgDGZSSubscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Top recruiter: Just 136,000 out of 33 million young Americans would join the Army

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According to U.S. Army Recruiting Command, there are 33.4 million Americans ages 17 to 24, the Army’s prime demographic for enlisting and commissioning. But there’s one hitch: When you whittle that number down for standards, quality and interest? Only about 136,000 are left. The Army’s accession standards aren’t coming down, so the service must do a better job of conveying to Americans what the Army is and what soldiers do, U... Read More
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Startup Global starts local

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This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Tricia Van Orden, Deputy Director of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee Secretariat Philadelphia-area startups recently gathered at Temple University’s Fox School of Business for advice on going global with business. The Startup Global event, a partnership between the International Trade Administration (ITA) and the Global Innovation Forum, helps entrepreneurs and early-stage co... Read More
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Elegant Home in Babylon’s Paradise Point Asks $1.8M

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With its casual, beachfront style and traditional features perfect for elegant entertainment, this Colonial is listed for sale at 128 Lucinda Dr. in the Paradise Point section of the Village of Babylon. Built in 2002 on a half an acre, this five-bedroom, four-bathroom home—one of the most beautiful in Babylon—with 6,000-square-feet of living space has been continually upgraded over the past decade so that it offers a lengthy list of energy efficient features. That includes a tankless water heater, double pane insulated windows and Energy Star appliances—including the furnace and four-zone central air conditioning unit. The Cedar-built house comes equipped with an eat... Read More
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No. 248: Cancer, flu and Alzheimer’s progress, less Time and please squeeze from the bottom

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Happy Wednesday: Welcome new readers Bob, Craig, Gita, Phil and Elissa. Happy to have you all aboard. John Rand received a patent for the collapsible toothpaste tube on this day in 1841. “Saturday Night Live” premiered in 1975 with George Carlin as guest host. Happy birthday Henry John “57 Flavors” Heinz. Leave the driving to them: Entrepreneur Kevin Bowker was schlepping a vanload of pals to a craft beer event one day, when inspiration hit. Transportation. Today, Bowker’s Tapped Enterprises runs a growing fleet of buses that get beer and wine tourists there and safely back again. (Sure ... Read More
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Branson’s Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One

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The Virgin investment group has taken an undisclosed stake in Hyperloop One, one of several companies trying to create a pod-based transport system.The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.Virgin's founder, Sir Richard Branson, is joining the Los Angeles-based firm's board as part of the deal, and it is rebranding itself as Virgin Hyperloop One.One expert suggested the tie-up would help raise the company's profile."This is unproven technology and there's a long way to go before it ever finds itself in use in the real world," commented Prof David Bailey from Aston Business School.... Read More
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Interview: Rep. Mike Turner’s take on what’s to blame for a track record of failure in Army programs

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The House Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee conducts oversight of Army and Air Force acquisition programs, all Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs and the National Guard and Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, chairman of the subcommittee and a former mayor of Dayton, is well known in the House for campaigning to end budget caps that were passed in 2011. He talked Army networks, Space Corps and defense budgeting with Defense News on Capitol Hill on Oct. 5. The House and Sena... Read More
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Greenport: A Whale of A Destination

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In addition to its historic harbor, Greenport has lovely, walkable beaches. Long Island’s Greenport Village dates to the mid-1600s, when colonists from New Haven crossed the Long Island Sound and settled in Southold township. Thanks to its deep, well-protected harbor, the village has been an integral part of the North Fork’s economy and maritime tradition ever since, driving local whaling, fishing and oystering in the 19th and 20th centuries, then becoming a tourism hub in modern times. Today, the village offers bountiful options for beachfront relaxation and activities, as well as a lengthy list of historical attractions spotlighting Greenport’s rich heritage. ... Read More
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Interview: Rep. Mike Turner gets at the root of a track record of failure in Army programs

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The House Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee conducts oversight of Army and Air Force acquisition programs, all Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs and the National Guard and Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, chairman of the subcommittee and a former mayor of Dayton, is well known in the House for campaigning to end budget caps that were passed in 2011. He talked Army networks, Space Corps and defense budgeting with Defense News on Capitol Hill on Oct. 5. The House and Sena... Read More
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Midair takes flight

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Presented by Intel “You don’t get 20 volunteers because they’re doing the same thing, you get 20 volunteers because they’re doing things that are important to their life.” Chris Matthews, CEO at Archetype Studios, clearly gets where games like this need to be. And by “like this”, he’s referring to the jetpack shooter, a genre that really launched with Tribes and, ahem, ascended with Tribes Ascend. The format is typical to most PC shooters, but the physics mechanics of skiing and sliding and jumping create a truly different kind of environment, and one that requires different skills to execute effectively. “We grew up on this stuff,” says Matthews, and that passion led to a ne... Read More
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Insults, Lawsuits And Broken Rules: How Trump Built A California Golf Course

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Enlarge this image For years, now-President Trump fought with the city of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., over the Trump National Golf Club. The club is seen here in 2006. Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption S... Read More
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Irate Parents Sound Off On Mystery Illness At New Jersey High School

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Published on Oct 11, 2017From respiratory issues to rashes, student have been coming down with all kinds of symptoms. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: School Board Members In ... Read More
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Police In Queens Say Serial Flasher Has Resurfaced

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Published on Oct 11, 2017They say he's been exposing himself to teens and children since May. TV 10/55's Alice Gainer reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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The Heat: Che Guevara, 50 years later Pt 3

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Carlos Alzugaray, a former Cuban diplomat and educator; Piero Gleijeses, a professor of United States Foreign Policy at John Hopkins University ; Jiang Shixue, the director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Shanghai University and Bill Fletcher Jr, a racial justice, labor & international activist discuss the life and legacy of Ernesto "Che" Guevara.Detected Closed Captioning: Varia Or Marathi Homeland oh Damn That Was Che Guevara's Speaking At The United Nations General Assembly In 1964 Let's Get Back To Our Panel right Now And Bill In That Speech Check Used The United States As You Pointed Out A Moment Ago From Period Azzam Disrespecting Cuba Of Racism To What Extent Did ... Read More
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Couple Married 75 Years Dies In California Wildfire

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Published on Oct 11, 2017Their son says his parents met when they were just young kids, and spent much of their lives by each other's side. CBS2's Lemor Abrams reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: My F... Read More
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Serial Flasher Resurfaces In Queens, Police Say

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The suspect is wanted in connection to five incidents in Ridgewood.Detected Closed Captioning: Police Say A Serial Flasher Has Resurfaced In Queen There's A Picture Of the Man The Video The Man Police Are looking For They Say He's Wanted In connection With Five Incidents In Ridgewood The Most Recent Happened Last Week Near A School Police Say The Suspect Stops Young Girls And While Asking Them For A Piece Of Paper He Exposes Himself Before Taking Off On His Bike She's 14 And So I Was Really concerned Police Say They Believe The same Man Has Been Targeting Teens And Children Since Last May ... Read More
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Former VA secretary: 3 tips for transitioning service members

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Bob McDonald, who served as Veterans Affairs secretary from 2014 through January, said connecting with others and not limiting yourself will help service members transition from the military to civilian life. McDonald, an Army veteran, was recently named chairman of the board of directors for RallyPoint, an online network for those in the military community. The former VA secretary said he joined RallyPoint as a way to stay involved ... Read More
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Couple married 75 years killed in California wildfires

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Charles Rippey, 100, and his wife, Sara, 98, died in a firestorm that swept into their neighborhood in Napa, California. The couple met in grade school when their life-long love affair began. "It hit so fast. They just didn't have a chance," their son, Mike, told CBS News.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Google invests in Neverware, a startup that’s turning dead PCs into Chromebooks

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Neverware, a New York City-based startup with a software platform that converts legacy computers into Chromebooks, announced today that it has raised a new round of investment led by Google. It won’t say the exact amount, but it will likely be more than the $6.5 million it raised in its last round. The synergy between the two parties is obvious. CloudReady is built on the same open-source technology as Google’s Chrome OS. IT teams from corporations or schools that decide to use Neverware also get to leverage integration with ChromeEnterp... Read More
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Myanmar blocks UN investigators from areas of reported Rohingya atrocities

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The UN is accusing Myanmar's security forces of torture, killings and the rape of children, as part of what it says were "well-organised, coordinated and systematic attacks" against Rohingya Muslims. It says those "clearance operations" began before an attack by Rohingya fighters on August the 25, which was the reason given for the military crackdown. More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August and many more are on the way.Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Yangon.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Lending a hand in Huntington

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Dr. Ashley Burlage, a hand and upper extremity specialist, joined Northwell Health Huntington Hospital’s orthopaedic team. The hand surgeon – who is a Huntington native – will be treating patients at Northwell Health Physician Partners Orthopaedic Institute at Huntington, which is located on East Main Street. Burlage’s clinical focus is on adult and pediatric hand surgery, as well as upper extremity trauma and disorders of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. A graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine, Burlage did a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park before completing a hand surgery fellowship at NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases. Burlage ... Read More
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Girl Overjoyed By Adoption News

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Published on Oct 11, 2017A video showing the moment 11-year-old Tannah Butterfield got the news she was being adopted by her foster parent in Utah has gone viral online. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detec... Read More
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Long Island Boys Denied Spot On Girls’ Gymnastics Team

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Published on Oct 11, 2017Gymnasts Christian Berbert and Liam Summers may not join the Connetquot High School or Commack High School teams due to Section 11 restrictions. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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College Websites Must Accommodate Disabled, Lawsuits Say

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“As more and more students are aware of their rights, and as websites have become so much of what universities now focus on, in their marketing materials for example, it’s not surprising to me that there will be an increase in these types of lawsuits,” said Arlene Kanter, director of the Disability Law and Policy Program at Syracuse University’s law school.Whether the plaintiffs will prevail is unclear. The Americans with Disabilities Act, written in 1990, makes no mention of the internet. The Department of Justice, which enforces the ... Read More
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State of the Art: The Frightful Five Want to Rule Entertainment. They Are Hitting Limits.

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Why start with the culture industries? The Five elicit worries of total social control. Many people fear the companies will be able to translate their hold on key digital platforms into wholesale ownership of adjacent industries that depend on those platforms, giving them wider economic and social power.The entertainment industry is a good place to assess those claims because in different ways, the Five have spent years building platforms for the distribution of art, culture and media. Facebook runs the news; Google’s YouTube has videos and music; Microsoft’s Xbox has games; Amazon runs books, movies and TV (and, through its web-... Read More
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Could Spider-Man Actually Pass Physics?

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Now that Spider-Man: Homecoming is available on DVD and digitally, I can start analyzing the physics in my favorite parts of the film. Normally, I love looking into the physics of superheroes—the flying, the swinging, the clobbering. But this time, physics shows up in a different way. Near the beginning of the movie, a scene shows Peter Parker in his physics class. The teacher asks a question that is first answered by Flash, then Peter. It goes like this: Teacher: OK, so. How do we calculate linear acceleration between points A and B? ... Read More
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Credit union offers LI students college scholarships

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Island Federal Credit Union is doing its part to make college more affordable for Long Island high school seniors. The Hauppauge-based organization will award $50,000 to 11 high school students graduating in 2018. “We are hoping the scholarships will help make the transition to college a little easier and help students achieve their educational and personal goals,” said Bret Sears, Island’s president and CEO. Launched in 1992, the Island Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program has awarded $540,000 to 294 students. For the upcoming year, scholarship applications will be accepted through April 20, 2018. Winners are chosen through a random drawing. Three awardees will receive $10,000 ($2,500 per year for ... Read More
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White supremacy in America

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Our special report traces the roots and rise of America's modern white supremacist movement.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72381/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: How Did You Become A Neo-nazi It Was Gradual I Think Everything Began When My brother Was Shot By African American When I Was A Young Kid I Was Introduced To A Local Skinhead Cruz I Would Drive by Here And Think Of Ways What Comes How Could We Like Blow This Place Up I Went To A National Leader Of A White racialist Organization And Looked Him Up In... Read More
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Global rotorcraft sales putting pressure on US Army training bandwidth

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army is looking at ways to alleviate a looming crunch at its Fort Rucker, Ala., rotorcraft training school, which could disproportionately impact the ability to train pilots from allied nations. Options being weighed include contracting with industry or creating regional centers of excellence for rotorcraft training abroad to avoid having real challenges for partner training in the future, a pair of top Army officials said Tuesday. ... Read More
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Touro Law to host displaced University of Puerto Rico students

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Touro Law Center will host between 15 and 20 displaced students from the University of Puerto Rico Law School this semester beginning Oct. 16. Ever since Hurricane Maria hit the island, the law school, based in Rio Piedras, San Juan, has been closed. That disruption has jeopardized the education of hundreds of students, according to Touro Law. Harry Ballan, Touro’s dean, called it “a privilege to help those who need our help. This opportunity to teach with, learn from and get to know students from the University of Puerto Rico reminds us of who we are and what our mission is.” Touro will provide the students with eight credits of newly created courses, tuition-free, and free housing for the semester, thanks t... Read More
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Appellate Division, 2nd Department to sit at Hofstra Law

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The Second Judicial Department of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court will hold a sitting at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law on Oct. 16. Associate Justice Leonard Austin, who is also a Hofstra Law alumnus and adjunct professor, will preside over the sitting. Joining him on the bench are Associate Justices Sandra L. Sgroi – who is also a Hofstra alum – and Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix, a and Angela G. Iannacci, “As a former Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department, I am absolutely delighted to host my colleagues at Hofstra Law,” Judge A. Gail Prudenti, Hofstra Law’s dean said in a statement. Hofstra Law students will have the oppo... Read More