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Apple can't keep up with these 16 tech firms
Finding growth in tech used to be easy: Just look for Apple. Not so anymore.         
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Videos show violent arrest of Murrieta man who police say tried to grab an officer's gun
A surveillance video shows a Murrieta police officer approaching a young man at the register of a CVS Pharmacy and trying to talk to him. Within seconds, the two begin to push and pull each other until the man runs toward the door.  The officer catches up to the 22-year-old and wraps his arm around...
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Michigan football loses Dayton commit
Antwuan Johnson has become the second 2018 Michigan commitment to decommit since late August.       
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Apple gets outpaced by tech's new 'Sweet 16'
Finding growth in tech used to be easy: Just look for Apple. Not so anymore.         
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Something to write home about: Vintage postcards on Twitter
Vintage postcards find a new online home with Londoner Tom Jackson's "Postcard from the Past" Twitter account, soon to be made into a book
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Column ‘Why I’ll never date a feminist’ earns mockery and insults
A Missouri journalist’s column headlined “Why I’ll Never Date a Feminist” turned him into one of the top targets of social media mockery.
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Are Taylor and Tom no more?
Well, that was over Hiddleswiftly.
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Natalie Portman debuts a baby bump at the Venice Film Festival
Natalie Portman, is that a baby bump you have? In photos taken on the “Planetarium” red carpet at the 73rd Venice Film Festival on Thursday, the “Black Swan” Oscar winner appears to be well on her way toward having another child with husband Benjamin Millepied. The actress, 35, typically keeps...
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Cincinnati Zoo evacuated after reports of suspicious package
Cincinnati Police with bomb-sniffing dogs are investigating after reports of a suspicious package.
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Walmart builds tasteless 9/11 tribute display with packs of Coke
Tasteless and tone deaf. A Walmart in Panama City Beach hosted a sale display with cases of soda shaped like the World Trade Center with an American flag behind.
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Gavin Rossdale and Elin Nordegren have allegedly gone on a date. Together.
Well, this is a weird pairing: Gavin Rossdale, Gwen Stefani’s ex, and Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods’ ex.  Rossdale, 50, and Nordegren, 36, went on a first date in late August in Los Angeles, Us Weekly reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed source who said the two had been set up by friends.  As opposed...
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Wal-Mart’s terrible 9/11 anniversary display
As another anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches, some tone-deaf companies can’t resist using the memory to sell products. A Wal-Mart store in Panama City Beach, Florida, was called out on social media for a tacky display that included stacks of soft drinks built to resemble the Twin Towers with a message that read:...
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Twitter verifies Bangladesh Awami League’s account
The ruling Awami League has become the first political party in Bangladesh to have a verified Twitter account.
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Sinosphere: Air China Will Fly You to London, and Warn You About Dark-Skinned People There
A recent in-flight magazine article said that “precautions are needed when entering areas mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis and black people.”
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Kanye only wants 'multiracial' models for his NYFW show
Here's why some people are mad about it.         
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Ursinus College controversy erupts over board chairman's tweets
Tweets by the chairman of Ursinus College's board of trustees have drawn ire from some students and at least one fellow board member, who called them "elitist, racist, sexist, body-shaming," and "generally intolerant," and resigned over them Sunday.
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British spooks delete 1,000 extremist videos weekly – still can’t keep up with propagandists
Extremist material is spreading online at such a fast rate, UK security services are unable to keep up, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has admitted. Read Full Article at
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Chris Evans invokes the wrath of pharma bro Martin Shkreli
Pharma bro Martin Shkreli is has moved on from trolling comedians to slamming star actors.
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Ferguson activist found dead in burning car
A homicide investigation was underway Wednesday in St. Louis County into the fatal shooting of Ferguson activist Darren Seals.         
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The Internet doesn't love Apple's new AirPods
Did you lose them yet?         
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Azealia Banks misses another court date for boob-biting charge
The rapper's lawyer blamed the missed court date on her missing her flight.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears do what they want at the mall because they're big celebrities
For Ellen DeGeneres, being a Very Famous Celebrity means doing whatever you want at the mall. If only Britney Spears would get the hang of it already …  Spears was the reluctant one during a recent trip to Westfield Fashion Square in Sherman Oaks, where DeGeneres tried to show her what it means...
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Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus arrive September 16
You can pre-order Apple's new iPhone 7 this week. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Thanks to a big mistake on Apple's Twitter account, viewers didn't have to wait for Tim Cook to get to iPhone 7 during today's live event. The company's official Twitter account accidentally tweeted out images of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus along with the on-sale date of Sept. 16. The new iPhone is water-resistant and comes with stereo speakers. The iPhone 7 Plus has a dual-lens camera that shoots as one for high-resolution optical zoom. Pre-orders for the phone begin Sept. 9. The phone arrives in stores on Sept. 16. Check back for more details. The iPhone 7 will be available on September 16 -- Apple News (@applenws) September 7, 2016 Apple officially unveils the iPhone 7 -- Apple News (@applenws) September 7, 2016 iPhone 7 Plus packs optical zoom. -- Dom Esposito (@macmixing) September 7, 2016
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Lille shooting: 3 injured as gunman opens fire near metro station in northern France
Three people, including a minor, have been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte d’Arras metro station. Police are not considering the incident to be terror-related, local media reports. Read Full Article at
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Where are they? Outrage over perceived increase in missing black, Latina girls in D.C.
Black lawmakers are calling on the FBI to investigate whether there is an increase in cases of missing black children and teens in the nation's capital.         
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Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time
Twitter Inc. is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said late Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.
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Salisbury man charged with hate crime for seizure-inducing tweet
DALLAS (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted in Texas on a hate-crime charge after a Twitter message induced a seizure in a Newsweek reporter. A Dallas County grand jury on Tuesday indicted John Rayne Rivello of Salisbury on an aggravated assault charge enhanced as a hate crime. The 29-year-old...
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‘False image of reality’: Pope Francis castigates social media & reality TV
Pope Francis has said that social media and reality TV distort people’s perception of life, and rob it of meaning, and has urged their consumers to take control of their own destinies, rather than following the lives of others. Read Full Article at
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Tube announcements share messages of comfort to grieving Londoners
Whiteboard public announcements are a longstanding tradition on the London Underground, providing amusement as well as information for commuting Londoners. Read Full Article at
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‘What about Yemen?’ Western hypocrisy in wake of Westminster attack called out on Twitter
The outpouring of grief and solidarity in the aftermath of the Westminster terrorist attack has provided westerners with some modicum of hope, but such reactions are not universal, with many pointing to the lack of response to attacks elsewhere. Read Full Article at
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On Facebook Live, emojis and distortion
This is what happens when a screenshot of a Facebook Live broadcast during the Westminster attack is taken out of context.
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Football: Marvin Sanders takes leave from Loyola
Loyola football coach Marvin Sanders has requested a "personal leave" to focus on his family, according to a letter sent to Loyola faculty by Principal Frank Kozakowski. It has been approved for the rest of the school year. Kozakowski is expected to announce on Friday who will take over Sanders'...
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Twitter considering premium version for some users
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its network aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time. Like most other social media companies, Twitter since its founding 11 years ago has focused on building a...
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Social media mocks Trump for making up Sweden attack
Confusion and mockery abound as US president refers to Sweden attack that never happened to justify Muslim ban.
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Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in US
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents across the US are being investigated by police and the FBI. The NYPD says the number of hate crimes against Jewish people has increased in the city this year. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.
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Dear Vladimir Putin, quit 'Stalin' and use Twitter already
Take a break from trying to take over Ukraine to focus on the Twittersphere.
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Is child labor powering your cell phone?

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Education Secretary DeVos criticized teachers at D.C. school she visited — and they're not having it
Newly minted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had a hard time getting inside the District of Columbia's Jefferson Middle School Academy last week when protesters briefly blocked her from entering. But at the end of her visit -- her first to a public school since taking office -- she stood on Jefferson's...
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Big Sean responds to viral video of fan being tackled at signing: ‘He tried to catch me off guard’
Big Sean is denying reports that a fan allegedly slapped him at a signing on Friday after a video of the incident went viral.The rapper tweeted about the event on Saturday, writing, “Look I never comment on this type of s— but they can’t do me dirty and say a fan smacked me or no s— like that.”
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Rhonda Abrams: Why social media is killing your small business
If you let it, social media can consume an inordinate amount of your time.         
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Twitter star visits Syrian boy who lost legs
Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.
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Trump interviewing candidates to replace ousted Flynn as national security adviser
As he seeks to get his struggling administration back on track, President Donald Trump is interviewing potential candidates this weekend to serve as his new national security adviser. Trump plans to interview John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Army Lt. Gen. H.R....
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Outside of Washington, Trump slips back into campaign mode
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After four tumultuous weeks of governing, President Donald Trump is out of the White House doing what he loves best — campaigning.
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Bill Maher Lets Milo Yiannopoulos Attack Female Comedians Unchecked on HBO’s ‘Real Time’
If Milo Yiannopoulos hoped that Bill Maher and HBO would provide him a new platform to renew attacks on familiar targets, his wish was granted. The far-right provocateur appeared on HBO’s “Real Time” Friday and took aim at the likes of Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, and other female comics — and offering praise for his... Read more »
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Analysis: Trump is a master of language
What's in a label? Everything. "Fake news" is the new "Crooked Hillary."         
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Harbaugh fires back at 'SEC water carrier' Finebaum
Harbaugh fired back a day after Finebaum appeared on ESPN and called the Michigan football coach “an evil genius.”        
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Bill Maher defends Milo Yiannopoulos booking after panelist boycotts
Journalist Jeremy Scahill, a frequent panelist on "Real Time With Bill Maher," was booked to appear this Friday but canceled after he found out Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos would also be a guest. Yiannopoulos is known for his provocative stories with such headlines as "Gay rights have made...
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‘Never apologize for publishing truth’: Assange chides Trump’s anti-leak & fake news stance
Having been accused of helping to get Donald Trump elected, and even being praised by the US President himself for the Hillary Clinton leaks, WikiLeaks' founder has criticized Trump's crusade against “fake news” and “low-life leakers.” Read Full Article at
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Fan gets Super Bowl date with Genie Bouchard, hopes for second
To play on some tennis terminology, Vernon Hills' John Goehrke is hoping his blind date with Genie Bouchard turns into 20-something love. Bouchard made good on a Super Bowl bet with Goehrke, a 20-year-old University of Missouri marketing major, taking him to watch the Nets and Bucks play in New...
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#ElMundoConAssange: WikiLeaks launch Twitter bid to prevent eviction from Ecuadorian embassy
A Twitterstorm is brewing online with the launch of a movement aimed at pressurizing the Ecuadorian authorities into allowing Julian Assange to remain in their London embassy beyond the February 19 presidential election. Read Full Article at
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