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Man gets 7 years in prison for exploiting 7-Eleven workers

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) – A Long Island man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for exploiting immigrant workers living in ...

How This Debt-Addicted World Could Go The Way Of The Mayans

Authored Op-Ed by Satyajit Das, originally posted at MarketWatch, Paying a high price for too many elites and their ‘frivolous cravings’. Getty Images   Nowadays ...

Google and eight European publishers plan Digital News Initiative to develop news business models, with $163M Google innovation fund (Jane Martinson/Guardian)

Jane Martinson / Guardian:Google and eight European publishers plan Digital News Initiative to develop news business models, with $163M Google innovation fund  —  Google admits ...

How school grooms African Americans for the underclass

My 13-year-old nephew Butta was getting into trouble weekly. Arguing with teachers, ignoring administrators, and walking out of class. To the point where my sister ...

BRUCE

Ray, top LB prospect, cited for pot possession

Ray, top LB prospect, cited for pot possession

Pro Landscaping Secrets to a Low-Maintenance Backyard

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about your landscaping. The weather is nice, summer BBQs are right around the corner, and your property ...

Bruce Jenner Opens Up About Gender Transition: “I Am a Woman”

In an interview with Diane Sawyer, Bruce Jenner spoke publicly for the first time about his transition from male to female.

Alec Baldwin: The Sony hack will have a 'chilling effect' on movie studios

SAN FRANCISCO — Fallout from the Sony hack has not only had “unavoidable” effects on filmmakers, but it has made celebrities and others in the ...

World War O

Obama took office vowing to end America’s wars. Now we’re in at least five.

Instant Replay: Warriors come back, stun Pelicans in Game 3

Steph Curry and the Warriors overcame a 20-point, fourth-quarter deficit, and stunned the Pelicans in OT, stealing Game 3 in New Orleans.

CAL Performances Announces Its 2015-16 Season

There are a lot of ways to stand out in a crowd. Make loud noises, dress up in colorful costumes, act outrageous, whisper seductively, coil ...

Simplilearn Raises $15M For Professional Training And Certification

 Simplilearn, a company helping customers get certified in areas like PMP (project management) and Android development, has raised $15 million in Series C funding. The ...

What is the Self? Watch Philosophy Animations Narrated by Stephen Fry on Sartre, Descartes & More

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A6UKoMcE10 If you’ve followed our recent philosophy posts, you’ve heard Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) speak on what makes us human, the origins of the universe, and ...

We are not edging up to a mass extinction

The way the public hears about conservation issues is nearly always in the mode of ‘[Beloved Animal] Threatened With Extinction’. That makes for electrifying headlines, ...

Patriots to host Steelers to open up NFL season

Patriots to host Steelers to open up NFL season

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'The Interview' Sequel: Inside the Frightening Battle Raging on the North Korean Border

Four months after the Sony film sparked an international furor, dissidents and defectors in South Korea, joined by a THR reporter, send the movie mocking ...

Spotify's ad revenue increased 53% YoY in Q1, with mobile ads growing 380% (Tim Ingham/Music Business Worldwide)

Tim Ingham / Music Business Worldwide:Spotify’s ad revenue increased 53% YoY in Q1, with mobile ads growing 380%  —  Spotify ad revenue jumped 53% in ...

Library of Congress Launches New Online Poetry Archive, Featuring 75 Years of Classic Poetry Readings

Image by Fred Palumbo, made available by the Library of Congress. Put THIS in your pocket. The Library of Congress is celebrating National Poetry Month ...

Jon Stewart Opens Up About Leaving 'Daily Show'

Two months after Jon Stewart stunned The Daily Show audience by announcing he’d depart his post after 17 years, the soon-to-be-former host explains in a revealing new ...

The Chilling Thing Blackstone Said about the Oil Bust

Wolf Richter   www.wolfstreet.com   www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Regardless of how troubled oil and gas companies are, “if the assets are good, someone will own them,” explained David Foley, ...

Report: VC investing increased 26% YoY to $13.4B in Q1 2015, the biggest Q1 since 2000 (Carmel DeAmicis/Re/code)

Carmel DeAmicis / Re/code:Report: VC investing increased 26% YoY to $13.4B in Q1 2015, the biggest Q1 since 2000  —  Venture Investing Just Had Its ...

Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan’s ...

49ers' Boone: Harbaugh 'wore out his welcome'

Alex Boone was in Jim Harbaugh’s corner prior to his dismissal, but the 49ers guard recently revealed why the former coach was exiled from San ...

'Outlander' Writer on Claire's Shocking Decision, Geillis' Daring Move

“That’s the beginning of their relationship then developing into something else,” Sam Heughan says about Saturday’s big reveal. read more

Burmese ethnic group builds community in Dallas suburb

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) – When she and her family first came to the U.S. a decade ago, she knew no English, a displaced kid suddenly ...

French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings (Natasha Lomas/TechCrunch)

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings  —  It’s been a bad week for Google in Europe, ...

Yoda’s Long Lost Twin Found in a 14th Century Illuminated Manuscript

In a new picture book called Medieval Monsters, published by the British Library, historian Damien Kempf and art historian Maria L. Gilbert have gathered together illustrations that highlight ...

Instant Replay: Heston keeps rolling, Giants snap skid

With his team in desperate need of a win, Chris Heston stepped up with 7.2 brilliant innings as the Giants beat D’Backs 4-1 Saturday night.

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