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A Facebook worker reportedly accepted thousands of dollars in bribes to restore banned accounts (FB) »

Reuters A Facebook contractor accepted thousands of dollars in bribes from an ad agency, according to a report from BuzzFeed News. Ads Inc. reportedly paid the Facebook worker to restore…

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Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company he now calls ‘amoral’ »

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg points to his wedding ring from his marriage to his husband Chasten during the U.S. Democratic presidential candidates debate at the Tyler…

Dec 10 2019 / Comments Off on Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company he now calls ‘amoral’ / Read More »
SPORTS

Study: Seams, batting tactics behind HR uptick »

9:43 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable…

Dec 11 2019 / Comments Off on Study: Seams, batting tactics behind HR uptick / Read More »

Texas Tech beats Louisville as another No. 1 falls »

9:31 PM ET NEW YORK — The college basketball season is only six weeks old, but it’s already headed for…

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Pats’ Belichick: We don’t knowingly cross the line »

10:17 AM ET New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Tuesday denied any involvement with the videographer who was caught…

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Sources: Strasburg, Nats agree on $245M deal »

2:50 PM ET Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have reached agreement on a seven-year deal, the team announced. Sources…

Dec 9 2019 / Comments Off on Sources: Strasburg, Nats agree on $245M deal / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Forget Peloton. All you need to get pedaling is this $140 under-desk bike. »

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Exercise for the office chair: the Exerpeutic 900. Image: exerpeutic By Chris Taylor2019-12-11 10:30:00 UTC Essentials Week spotlights unexpected…

Dec 11 2019 / Comments Off on Forget Peloton. All you need to get pedaling is this $140 under-desk bike. / Read More »

Chrome will now warn you if your password’s been stolen as soon as you type it in »

Have you been pwned? Almost certainly. Image: Getty Images By Caitlin Welsh2019-12-11 00:32:13 UTC Unless you’re a super conscientious internet user with password managers and two-factor authentication out the wazoo, it’s highly likely you’re still using a couple of logins that have been compromised in…

Dec 10 2019 / Comments Off on Chrome will now warn you if your password’s been stolen as soon as you type it in / Read More »

Wheels e-bike rentals now come with shareable helmet »

Would you like a helmet with that e-bike ride? Image: wheels By Sasha Lekach2019-12-10 14:00:00 UTC Scooter- and bike-share companies have been trying to get riders to protect their noggins for some time.  They’ve tried just about everything to get riders to fall in line,…

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Influencer planned violent domain-name heist to elevate his brand »

Do not do this. Image: Alex Belomlinsky / getty By Jack Morse2019-12-09 17:23:54 -0800 Rossi Lorathio Adams II brought a gun to a domain name fight.  The 27-year-old social media influencer was sentenced to 168 months in jail on Monday for a 2017 plot involving…

Dec 9 2019 / Comments Off on Influencer planned violent domain-name heist to elevate his brand / Read More »
SCIENCE

Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life »

People born with a rare genetic mutation are unable to feel pain, but previous attempts to recreate this effect with drugs have had surprisingly little…

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Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land »

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Around 390 million years ago, the first vertebrate animals moved fromwater onto land, necessitating changes in their musculoskeletal systems to…

Nov 30 2015 / Comments Off on Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land / Read More »
Asia

ADB sees slower growth for Asia, China in 2015, 2016 – Reuters

MANILA Growth in developing Asia will likely be slower than previously thought as a slowdown in China’s economy hurts demand, the Asian Development Bank said, and urged policymakers in the region to strengthen financial-system buffers against…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
Mid-East

Moscow Relishes Revamped Role in Mideast as Israel Seeks … – Foreign Policy (blog)

The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to Moscow was in 2013 for a two-pronged mission: to lobby against a nuclear deal with Iran and convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to cancel the planned…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
America

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times…

Nov 13 2015 / Read More »
WORLD

Everything you need to know about the UK’s crucial election

It isn’t hyperbole to say that this poll comes at a critical time for the UK; a country whose position in the world is in flux, and whose future is far from certain. Brits have been…

Dec 11 2019 / Read More »
Europe

Balkans backup: Refugees stranded in southeastern Europe as EU doors close – Fox News

SKOPJE –  As doors slam shut in Western Europe and razor-wire fences go up in the east, the massive wave of Middle Eastern refugees is backing up in the Balkans, where overwhelmed nations lack the will…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Football Practice Report: Sept. 21 – GoDucks.com

By Rob Moseley Editor, GoDucks.com Venue: Moshofsky CenterFormat: Shells During a 7-on-7 period in Monday’s Oregon football practice, cornerback Arrion Springs broke up at least three passes, and Juwaan Williams twice hit a receiver…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Hawaii: the perfect destination for your end-of-year mileage run

[unable to retrieve full-text content] World famous for the show “Hawaii 5-0”, Hawaii could be a perfect destination for Business Travellers right now who have two things on their minds: Where to go for the holidays…

Dec 8 2019 / Read More »
UK

UK-China stocks link plan unveiled – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK and China are exploring how to link their stock markets. He announced a “landmark feasibility study” into the idea, which would enable Chinese and British…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »

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