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No Trump-Russia indictments from Mueller, but that doesn't mean no evidence or danger
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:44:01 -0400

No Trump-Russia indictments from Mueller, but that doesn't mean no evidence or dangerTrump knew he and Russia were aiming for the same goal. So he fawned over Putin, undercut US foreign policy and sold out his own intelligence agencies.


Palestinian journalist wins appeal over Gaza graft report
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:53:41 -0400

Palestinian journalist wins appeal over Gaza graft reportA Palestinian journalist was acquitted on appeal over an investigative report about corruption in the Gaza Strip Monday, according to Amnesty International and a campaign group. In a 2016 report for Al-Araby TV, Hajar Harb alleged that doctors were writing false medical reports to let people leave Gaza for treatment, one of the few reasons Israel allows Palestinians out of the blockaded strip run by Hamas. The appeals court in Gaza "acquitted journalist Hajar Harb of all charges and closed her file," he said.


Apple News+ is a $9.99 subscription service for magazines and newspapers
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:11 -0400

Apple News+ is a $9.99 subscription service for magazines and newspapersApple's "show time" event kicked off at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET today, and Tim Cook has taken the stage. While we are excited to see what Apple has in store for the world of streaming entertainment, the first announcement today is about Apple News. As expected, Apple is making use of its acquisition of Texture's magazine subscription service and add magazines to its new service, which it has dubbed Apple News+. Over 300 magazines will be featured in Apple News+, such as National Geographic, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, and more. In addition to magazines, the service will also feature some of the world's top newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. Apple News+ will cost $9.99/month. All of the premium content can be found in the new News+ tab, which lives at the bottom of the Apple News app. You can save your favorite magazines as well, so that you won't ever miss a new issue. Apple also showed off covers with moving images, and demonstrated how the magazines have been successfully ported to both the small screen of the iPhone and the larger display of the iPad. Apple also announced that it will not share demographic or subscriber information with publishers, which explains why some major names didn't make the cut. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im5c5WR9vMQ As Apple explained during its keynote, it would cost more than $8,000 to subscribes every magazine and newspaper in Apple News+ separately. This is "the only place" where you can pay for access to all of them, plus, you can share your subscription with your family, so you won't all have to pay for your own accounts. And the first month is free. Apple News+ will be available in the US and Canada first, and reach Australia and the UK in the fall. If you want to try out Apple News+, you'll be able to do so later today after an iOS update rolls out.


The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:01:00 -0400

The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020Ford gave new details about the retro SUV to dealers at a recent event.


Massive pileup shuts down all southbound lanes on the I-5 Grapevine
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:12:22 -0400

Massive pileup shuts down all southbound lanes on the I-5 GrapevineSouthbound traffic on Interstate 5 at the Grapevine has been shut down after a major crash involving as many as 50 vehicles, Caltrans reports.


Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:48:06 -0400

Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shootingPITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a slain black teenager pleaded for peace Saturday after the acquittal of a white police officer triggered an apparent retaliatory shooting at the defense attorney's office and touched off protests in the streets of Pittsburgh.


American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations through April 24
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:00:00 -0400

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations through April 24American Airlines said Sunday it will extend flight cancellation through April 24 because of the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX after two fatal crashes since October and cut some additional flights. American is the second-largest U.S. operator of the MAX in the United States with 24 jets, behind Southwest Airlines with 34.


May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of Brexit
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 03:55:55 -0400

May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of BrexitTheresa May will face up to her own desperately weak political position on Monday as members of Parliament move to take over Brexit policy and her own ministers plot to oust her. The U.K. prime minister is under pressure from colleagues inside her Cabinet to name a date when she will step down, with some arguing this would help her win support for her Brexit deal, people familiar with the matter said. May is hoping for one more chance to put the divorce agreement she’s negotiated with the European Union to a vote in the House of Commons this week.


Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00:47 -0400

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawnAfter no winner claims the prize Saturday, Powerball jackpot increases to fourth-largest in U.S. history.


Gillibrand lambastes Trump outside his NYC hotel, says she agrees with Richard Nixon's view the public should know if 'their president is a crook'
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:41:12 -0400

Gillibrand lambastes Trump outside his NYC hotel, says she agrees with Richard Nixon's view the public should know if 'their president is a crook'“People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook,” said Nixon. “Well, I’m not a crook.”


Some remains of Guatemala volcano victims unidentified: official
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:28:32 -0400

Some remains of Guatemala volcano victims unidentified: officialGuatemalan investigators have been unable to identify about 110 pieces of remains from victims of a volcanic eruption that killed 202 people and left 229 missing last June, a forensic official said Saturday. After months of testing, which included sending some samples abroad, about 110 remains cannot be identified, said the head of the National Forensic Sciences Office, Fanuel Garcia. "We have all of them and we are holding on to them, awaiting a time to carry out a collective burial," he said of the unidentified remains.


70+ Delicious Ways To Cook An Egg
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:52:00 -0400

70+ Delicious Ways To Cook An Egg


Amazon is blowing out Samsung Chromebooks with prices starting at $199.99, today only
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:13:26 -0400

Amazon is blowing out Samsung Chromebooks with prices starting at $199.99, today onlyIf you've been waiting for the perfect time to snag a new Chromebook, today is definitely the day you've been waiting for. Amazon is running a one-day Gold Box deal that covers three different wildly popular Samsung Chromebook models, and prices start at just $199.99! The Samsung Chromebook 3 can be had for that minuscule amount, and it just so happens to be the best-selling model on Amazon. If you're looking for something that packs a bit more punch, the $550 Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 is down to $379.99 today, and the $550 Samsung Chromebook Pro Convertible Touchscreen Laptop is on sale for $399.99. Again, these prices are only good on Monday so definitely grab one while you still have time. Samsung Chromebook 3 * Up to 11 hrs. battery life on a single charge * Built-in security Features ensure you're protected from viruses and Malware. * 11.6" HD anti-reflective Display * Spill-resistant keyboard protects against accidental Damage * Intel Celeron N3060 Processor with 4G Memory and 64GB storage Samsung Chromebook Plus * TWEIGHT 2-in-1 DESIGN At just under 3 pounds, the Chromebook Plus is incredibly lightweight. You can easily fold it into tablet mode for comfortable viewing and browsing * BUILT-IN PEN Experience the power of the incredibly precise built-in pen that never needs charging. It's always ready to write, sketch, edit, magnify and even take screenshots * DUAL CAMERA Fold your laptop into tablet mode to capture clear shots and even zoom in for a closer look with the revolutionary 13MP world-facing camera with autofocus * CHROME OS AND GOOGLE PLAY STORE Create, explore and browse on a bigger screen with the tools you use every day --all on the secure Chrome OS * POWER AND PERFORMANCE Tackle anything with a long-lasting battery and Intel Celeron processor. Store more with 64GB of built-in memory and add up to 400GB with a microSD card Samsung Chromebook Pro * Display: 12.3" 2400x1600, 3:2,400nit * Intel Core M3 Processor 6Y30 ; 2.2Ghz Speed * 4GB LPDDR3 Memory (on BD 4GB) * Hard Drive: 32GB eMMC.Weight:2.381pounds. OS: Google Chrome.Spill Resistant:Yes, 60cc * Refer User Manual under Technical Specification for troubleshooting steps.Bluetooth 4.1


German billionaire family to donate €10m after Nazi past revealed
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:01:38 -0400

German billionaire family to donate €10m after Nazi past revealedOne of Germany’s richest families has spoken of its “shame” and pledged to donate €10 million (£8.5 million) after historic ties to the Nazi regime were uncovered. The Reimann family owns major interests in brands including Krispy Kreme donuts, the Pret a Manger sandwich chain and Clearasil skincare products, and is estimated to be worth as much as €33 billion (£28 billion). It emerged at the weekend that the family business had close ties to the Nazi regime and used slave labour during the Second World War. Albert Reimann Sr and Albert Reimann Jr, the two men who headed the business during the Nazi era, were “avowed Hitler supporters” and “convinced National Socialists”, according to details published by Bild am Sonntag newspaper. Albert Reimann Sr donated funds to the SS as early as 1931, two years before Hitler rose to power. “Reimann Sr and Reimann Jr were guilty. Both businessmen have passed away, but they belonged in prison,” Peter Harf, the family spokesman and chairman of its JAB Holding Company, told Bild. Mr Harf said the details were not new to the family, which commissioned a historian to research its Nazi-era history three years ago and was horrified by the results “We were speechless,” he said. “We were ashamed and white as sheets. You cannot gloss over that. Those crimes are abhorrent.” His comments were a rare public statement from a family which usually avoids the limelight and does not give interviews. Mr Harf said Albert Reimann Sr and Albert Reimann Jr had not talked about their Nazi past, and that the family had assumed the full details had emerged in a 1978 report, but younger members began to ask questions after discovering old family documents. Bild submitted its findings to Professor Christopher Kopper of Bielefeld University, a leading expert on German economic history in the Nazi era. “In my opinion, the Reimanns were convinced National Socialist entrepreneurs,” Prof Kopper told the newspaper. “While most company bosses and managers only sided with the Nazis after they seized power, this was already the case with the Reimanns in 1931. Father and son Reimann were obviously not political opportunists, but National Socialists out of conviction.” The family said the donation would be made "to a suitable organisation".


Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33:13 -0400

Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks GreeceANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Greek government voiced opposition Monday to the suggestion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia — a Byzantine-era cathedral that now serves as a museum — could be reconverted into a mosque.


Republican leader McConnell welcomes more information on Russia probe
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:19:42 -0400

Republican leader McConnell welcomes more information on Russia probeThe U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was disturbed by Russia's ongoing efforts to interfere with U.S. democracy and looked forward to reviewing additional information from the special counsel's report, which was summarized by Attorney General William Barr. "I appreciate the Attorney General’s commitment to continue to review the record in this matter over the coming days, in conjunction with Special Counsel (Robert) Mueller, with the goal of producing as much information as possible, consistent with the law. I look forward to reviewing that information," McConnell said in a statement.


FAA 'Tentatively' Approves Software Fix to Get the 737 Max 8 Flying Again
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:48:00 -0400

FAA 'Tentatively' Approves Software Fix to Get the 737 Max 8 Flying AgainBoeing has been working on a fix for its disaster-prone aircraft.


Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:22:17 -0400

Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in VenezuelaRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a "coup" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country. Lavrov said in a statement he had complained of "attempts by Washington to organise a coup d'etat in Venezuela" during a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.


Now That Mueller Is Done, Democrats Face a Dilemma on Impeaching Trump
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:00:00 -0400

Now That Mueller Is Done, Democrats Face a Dilemma on Impeaching TrumpThere’s a hunger for impeachment among many Democratic voters who believe it is merited regardless of the contents of the Mueller report. Top Democrats have mostly avoided discussing the merits of impeachment until Mueller finishes his work. Over the nearly two-year investigation, Democrats have watched anger toward Trump grow among their core voters amid a barrage of controversies.


Search for missing 8-month-old is now classified as a homicide, Indianapolis police say
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:25:52 -0400

Search for missing 8-month-old is now classified as a homicide, Indianapolis police sayIndianapolis police Chief Bryan Roach provided an update on the disappearance of 8-month-old Amiah Robertson.



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