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Freedom – Or Freefall?

Freedom – Or Freefall?

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Imagine that everything is taken away from you. Forget your job. Forget your income, too. You have no home and no family you know how to contact.

Imagine that you have 45 days to rebuild. And …

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Radio silence: Source says straphangers waited longer for help on snarled No. 7 train because of dead zone

Radio silence: Source says straphangers waited longer for help on snarled No. 7 train because of dead zone

A file photo shows a No. 7 train leaving a station. On Wednesday, riders on a No. 7 train heading to Grand Central Station in Midtown got snagged in an undwerwater tunnel when the subway’s emergency brakes engaged.

Tunnel vision, …

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See How Tech Companies Got Together for a Day of Online Protest

See How Tech Companies Got Together for a Day of Online Protest

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For one day, tech companies big and small united on a common cause: to protest the government’s rollback of rules for the internet.

Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and hundreds of smaller tech companies …

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Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Betsy DeVos has put the brakes on two Obama-era regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers. Beginning with two public hearings this week, one in Washington, D.C., on Monday and a second today in Dallas, the Education Department is asking stakeholders …

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Quincy Jones Claims He’s Owed $30 Million From Michael Jackson Recordings

Quincy Jones Claims He’s Owed $30 Million From Michael Jackson Recordings

Quincy Jones is owed about $30 million in unpaid royalties from Michael Jackson’s estate, the veteran producer’s attorney told a jury on Tuesday.

Attorney Mike McKool delivered his opening argument in the trial, which is now underway in Los Angeles …

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What’s not being asked in the case of Charlie Gard

What’s not being asked in the case of Charlie Gard

Connie Yates and Chris Gard, right, parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, who has a rare genetic illness, are battling with British officials for the right to bring him to the U.S. for a chance at experimental medicine. (Connie Yates and …

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Move over, Psy: why Wiz Khalifa is the new king of YouTube

Move over, Psy: why Wiz Khalifa is the new king of YouTube

Name: Wiz Khalifa.

Real name: Cameron Thomaz.

Age: 29.

Appearance: Thin rapper, dreadlocks, almost completely covered in tattoos.

He’ll regret that at job interviews when he’s older. I doubt he’ll need to go to job interviews ever again, to be …

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Putin’s flacks: Russia’s stealth public relations war

Putin’s flacks: Russia’s stealth public relations war

The Russian attempt to influence the 2016 American presidential election, using what intelligence agencies call “active measures,” has dominated U.S. headlines.

There is, however, a second front in Russia’s effort to shape the hearts and minds of American citizens, and …

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General Keith Kellogg ‘In Play’ To Be Trump’s National Security Advisor

General Keith Kellogg ‘In Play’ To Be Trump’s National Security Advisor

Acting U.S. National Security Advisor Retired General Keith Kellogg arrives for a joint news conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Retired Army …

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PewDiePie Apologizes For Anti-Semitic ‘Jokes’, Criticizes Media For Attack

PewDiePie Apologizes For Anti-Semitic ‘Jokes’, Criticizes Media For Attack

PewDiePie is apologizing for his recent use of Nazi imagery and anti-semitic jokes, kind of. The famous YouTuber, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, recently lost out on at least two lucrative deals due to his recent antics so naturally, …

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