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Apple Reportedly Planning Refreshed iPad Pro, Apple Watch 5, AirPods 3, and HomePod Mini - Thurrott.com
Apple has a plethora of hardware coming up for its fans. Along with the new iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is working on a bunch of new hardware for this year and the next year. Bloomberg reported Apple’s plans for its upcoming hardware on Thursday. Apple is reportedl… [+1992 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:59:38Z

 

 

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather - Engadget
Just don't put it in your wallet, purse or jeans.Leather and denim can 'permanently discolor' the titanium Apple Card Now Apple's credit card is available to all users in the US, we have some information on how to care for the metal payment accessory. First … [+3161 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:45:04Z

 

 

Is Baker Mayfield the End of the Browns’ 20-Year QB Nightmare? - The Ringer
The Cleveland Browns are the NFLs it team this preseason. They have a dynamic young quarterback in Baker Mayfield. They have a star wide receiver in Odell Beckham Jr. They have a new coach, a new plan, and renewed hope ... and this time that hope seems warran… [+22530 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:30:00Z

 

 

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will run for Senate - CNN
Washington (CNN)Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his Senate candidacy on Thursday, giving Democrats a widely known contender to take on a vulnerable GOP incumbent a week after Hickenlooper dropped out of the presidential race. He will seek to… [+1920 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:18:00Z

 

 

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space - Reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future mission… [+4603 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:11:00Z

 

 

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war - The Washington Post
President Trump decided long ago that it would be smart politics for him to yoke his administration to Israel and to try to brand the Democratic Party as anti-Semitic. He set about executing a pro-Israel checklist: Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recog… [+8609 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:02:45Z

 

 

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America - The New York Times
We are seeing more ransomware attacks because they work, said Eli Sugarman, who directs the Hewlett Foundations cybersecurity program. Cities are struggling to secure their complex and oftentimes outdated systems, and when attacked some choose to pay. And, he… [+2182 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T09:00:00Z

 

 

Costco Is the Most ‘Woke’ Company Out There - Barron's
Earlier this week, the heads of 181 major companies decided that maximizing shareholder value was no longer the main purpose of the modern corporation. The redefined roleannounced at a time when many people are worried about a recession and their portfoliosis… [+3841 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T09:00:00Z

 

 

Amazon fires: President Jair Bolsonaro suggests NGOs to blame - BBC News

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T08:48:45Z

 

 

Stan Lee's Daughter Sides with Sony Over Disney in 'Spider-Man' Split - TMZ
The late Stan Lee -- who co-created 'Spider-Man' -- would've been happy over the news that Sony pumped the brakes on giving Disney control of his character ... so says his daughter. Sony's move to limit control over 'Spider-Man' -- and potentially remove the… [+1443 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T07:50:00Z

 

 

Fed boss needs straight talk to win back investors - The Australian Financial Review
Admittedly, Powell is in a tough bind. US economic data shows an economy that is still ticking over nicely despite the trade tensions, with the labour market looking healthy. However, US President Donald Trump has made it a sport to regularly mock and ridicul… [+1725 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T07:01:00Z

 

 

Disgruntled employee had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at California hotel, police say - NBC News
A mass shooting may have been prevented when a co-worker reported that a disgruntled employee had threatened to shoot other workers and customers at a California hotel, police said Wednesday. The man, who had several high-powered weapons and hundreds of roun… [+3313 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T04:44:00Z

 

 

Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks - ESPN
For the second time in two weeks, the Houston Astros lost as historic favorites with Justin Verlander on the mound, helping sportsbooks to a profitable night Wednesday. Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Ve… [+2799 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T04:23:36Z

 

 

Spicer on an ABC dancing show? "It's a slap in the face" - CNN

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T04:02:00Z

 

 

'Bombshell': How much do Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman resemble their Fox News figures? - USA TODAY

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T03:41:00Z

 

 

Utah lawmakers recommend e-cigarette tax bill to reduce vaping 'epidemic' in youth - KSL.com
SALT LAKE CITY State legislators are hoping to add to recent local and national efforts to curb the use of vape pens and e-cigarettes, particularly among youth. The Health and Human Services Interim Committee, chaired by Sen. Allen M. Christensen, R-North Og… [+4511 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T02:23:40Z

 

 

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in - Al Jazeera English
Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station on Wednesday evening, following the commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the pro-democracy movement. Near the end of the … [+3587 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T02:22:00Z

 

 

Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans - AOL
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will be erased under a directive President Donald Trump signed Wednesday. Trump ordered the Education Department to "eli… [+9122 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T02:08:37Z

 

 

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City - The Wall Street Journal
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cost. The Chinese e-commerce company was on track to launch the sale in the coming weeks but… [+274 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T01:53:00Z

 

 

Brexit: Backstop indispensable, Macron tells Johnson - BBC News
Media captionBoris Johnson insists that with "energy and creativity" a Brexit deal can be struck Boris Johnson is meeting Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Brexit talks, with the French president saying the UK's vote to quit the EU must be respected. But he adde… [+4884 chars]

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Time Stamp 2019-08-22T01:23:09Z