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  • Mueller’s report found no Russia collusion, but vindication remains elusive for Trump

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    A summary of Robert Mueller's report offers Trump a measure of vindication, but also comes with a hefty dose of collateral legal and political damage.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 05:32:46 -0400
  • Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela

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    Russian 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.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:22:17 -0400
  • Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

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    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the country's often wild western coast despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation by helicopter.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:23:16 -0400
  • The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020

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    Ford gave new details about the retro SUV to dealers at a recent event.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:01:00 -0400
  • FAA 'Tentatively' Approves Software Fix to Get the 737 Max 8 Flying Again

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    Boeing has been working on a fix for its disaster-prone aircraft.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:48:00 -0400
  • Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was carrying an iPhone when she was arrested last year

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    The tech industry certainly has its share of scandals, but the drama surrounding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou certainly takes things to the next level. This past December, Wanzhou was arrested in Canada (at the behest of the United States) on charges of wire fraud and improper business dealings with Iran. Wanzhou may ultimately be extradited to the U.S. as China, not surprisingly, has vehemently denied the allegations on Wanzhou's behalf. As Huawei executives would have you believe, the charges are simply a means to hinder the company's growth.The legal case involving Wanzhou is still playing out, but recently released court documents include a surprising revelation regarding the gear Wanzhou had in her possession when she was arrested. Originally made public by the Twitter account theBreakerNews, it turns out that Wanzhou had a penchant for Apple products.Upon her arrest, Wanzhou had a MacBook Air, an iPad Pro, and an iPhone 7 Plus in her possession. She was also carrying a Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design which was likely her primary device. Still, it has to be somewhat embarrassing for an executive of a company looking to dethrone Apple to be apprehended with a slew of Apple products.No you might be naturally thinking: "So she had a few Apple products on her, what's the big deal?" Well, if we go back just a few months, you may recall that two Huawei employees who were manning the company's Twitter account were demoted after they sent out a celebratory New Years tweet from an iPhone. The tweet was promptly deleted once word began to spread, but the higher-ups at Huawei were quite displeased and also cut the salary of the employees in question.Further, an internal Huawei memo obtained by Reuters at the time revealed that Huawei executives believed "the incident caused damage to the Huawei brand."All that said, Wanzho's penchant for Apple products isn't a good look.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:42:38 -0400
  • Oklahoma top court clears way for Purdue, J&J, Teva to face opioid trial

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    The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision was a win for the state's attorney general, whose case is set to be the first to face trial of roughly 2,000 lawsuits nationally seeking to hold opioid manufacturers responsible for contributing to the epidemic. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter's 2017 lawsuit accuses Purdue, Johnson & Johnson & Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd of engaging in deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction associated with opioid pain drugs while overstating their benefits. The trial delay bid came as Purdue, owned by members of the wealthy Sackler family, was exploring filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to address potential liabilities stemming from the lawsuits, people familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:54:43 -0400
  • Robert Kraft: New England Patriots owner apologises over prostitution case

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    For the first time since he was charged last month with two counts of soliciting prostitution in Jupiter, Florida, Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, commented publicly on the matter, apologising in vague terms. “I am truly sorry,” Kraft said in a statement released Saturday afternoon. Kraft continued by mentioning his wife of nearly 50 years, Myra Kraft, who died in 2011 of ovarian cancer.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:14:07 -0400
  • All black everything: Ford offers Black Appearance Package for 2019 Ford Rangers

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    Ford has announced the new Black Appearance Package available for the 2019 Ford Ranger lineup. Since the 2019 Ford Ranger pickup went on sale in January of this year, over half of the models have been outfitted in either the Sport Appearance Package or the Chrome Appearance Package. As of Monday, another option is now available: the Black Appearance Package.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:27:34 -0400
  • Republicans call for Rep. Adam Schiff to resign, step down from intelligence committee

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    Republicans including Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Kellyanne Conway and Donald Trump Jr. are calling for Rep. Adam Schiff's resignation.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:46:10 -0400
  • 30+ Healthy Ways To Eat Eggs—And Keep Your Breakfast From Ever Getting Boring

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:45:00 -0400
  • US will not 'stand idly' on Russian role in Venezuela: Pompeo

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia Monday the United States will not "stand idly by" as Moscow inserts military personnel into Venezuela to support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. In a phone call with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Pompeo denounced the growing Russian military reinforcements as prolonging the political crisis in the South American country.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:13:45 -0400
  • Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

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    The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea to within 100 meters of land. A total of 1,373 people had started the voyage and about 900 people were still on board as the ship arrived at the port of Molde on Norway's west coast. The ship drifted to within 100 meters of running aground before they were able to restart one of the engines," police chief Hans Vik, who heads the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway, told TV2.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:13:00 -0400
  • Ethiopian Airlines 'believes in' Boeing despite crash: CEO

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    Ethiopian Airlines "believes in" Boeing despite the crash of its 737 MAX 8 plane that killed all 157 people on board and led to the model's grounding, the carrier's CEO said on Monday. "Let me be clear: Ethiopian Airlines believes in Boeing. "We will work with investigators in Ethiopia, in the US and elsewhere to figure out what went wrong," he added.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 05:59:29 -0400
  • Operation Varsity Blues: Yale rescinds admission for one student after college admission scandal

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    On Monday, Yale University confirmed that one student's admission was rescinded in the wake of the Operation Varsity Blues scandal.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:50:50 -0400
  • Thai parties jostle for power after 1st election since coup

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    BANGKOK (AP) — The two top parties began angling for the upper hand in forming a new government in Thailand on Monday after partial results showed no group won a majority of seats in the country's first national election since a 2014 military coup.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 23:10:46 -0400
  • Amazon is blowing out Samsung Chromebooks with prices starting at $199.99, today only

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    If 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

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:13:26 -0400
  • Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece

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    ANKARA, 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.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33:13 -0400
  • Trump investigations: It's not just Mueller, here are 17 other probes the president should be worried about

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    Donald Trump and his supporters have pointed to a four-page summary produced by William Barr, who the president appointed to lead the Justice Department late last year, as evidence of his exoneration in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The summary does not claim the special counsel exonerated Mr Trump.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:44:00 -0400
  • Homebuyers to get springtime boost from lower-than-expected mortgage rates

    Mortgage rates are at 4.5 percent and aren't forecast to rise much for this year. Here’s what this means for this year’s housing market.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:04:03 -0400
  • May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of Brexit

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    Theresa 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.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 03:55:55 -0400
  • Autonomy founder Lynch inflated sales before HP deal, court told

    British entrepreneur Mike Lynch artificially inflated revenue at his Autonomy software company before selling it to Hewlett Packard for $11 billion, the U.S. firm's lawyer told a London court on Monday. HP is suing Autonomy founder Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, along with his former finance chief Sushovan Hussain for $5 billion after the 2011 deal went disastrously wrong for the Silicon Valley group. HP had bought big data firm Autonomy with the aim of making it the centerpiece of a plan to transform HP from a computer and printer maker into a software-focused enterprise services firm, a shift that rival IBM had already pulled off.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:52:50 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Qatar Airways backs Boeing despite MAX crash crisis

    Qatar Airways threw its support behind Boeing on Monday as the U.S. planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX jet. Regulators grounded the worldwide MAX fleet after an Ethiopian Airlines MAX crash killed all 157 people on board this month, wiping nearly 15 percent off shares in the world's biggest planemaker. "We have confidence in the Boeing airplanes and we are sure they will find the issue they had which is still under investigation," Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker told reporters in Muscat.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:01:15 -0400
  • Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves militia after massacre

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    Mali's government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of an ethnic militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Fulani villagers, including women and children. Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said new military chiefs would be named, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagou association, composed of Dogon hunters, had been dissolved. Survivors of Saturday's attack said ethnic Dogon hunters carried out the deadly raid in Ogossagou, a village in central Mali inhabited by the Fulani community.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:51:39 -0400
  • Women are sharing their experiences of receiving unsolicited advances from men

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    If you've ever had to pretend to have a boyfriend or husband to get out of an uncomfortable or threatening situation, then you'll know that it can be a terrifying and isolating experience.But, you're not alone and these responses to Jameela Jamil's tweets are proof of that. SEE ALSO: This code word will help you when you feel unsafe on a dateThe star of The Good Place tweeted that she was shopping with a friend when a man made advances at her. She told him she had a boyfriend and thanked him, but the situation quickly escalated into one of harassment. > Was out at the shops with my friend. Man ogles me. Man then approaches me to give me his number. I explain I have a boyfriend but thank him for the offer. Man then threatens my career, saying I better remember that I rejected him. And then Shouts at me that I'm low class... ‍♀️> > -- Jameela Jamil (@jameelajamil) March 24, 2019Jamil tweeted about the time she said no to a man when she was 19 years old and he assaulted her. "Being a woman is truly, constantly scary," she added. > I once said no thank you to man when I was 19 and didn't have an excuse... and he punched me in the face. After that whether or not I have a boyfriend, I say I do. Being a woman is truly, constantly scary. It's like existing on thin ice. https://t.co/cw1BCc9XUB> > -- Jameela Jamil (@jameelajamil) March 24, 2019Women began sharing their experiences of similar instances. > throwback to the guy who insisted that me having a girlfriend wasn't a good enough excuse not to date him because "girls don't count" and managed to get all my contact info except my address and harass me from multiple accounts for months. now I say I have a boyfriend, too.> > -- Steph (@ValaBlack) March 24, 2019> I work as a server. I will say I am married to which the most common response is, "So?". The more cavalier say" I'm not jealous." I am a paunchy, middle age woman who is wondering when I will be old enough that this crap will stop.> > -- Natalie (@snat1998) March 24, 2019> I got out of service work years ago mostly bc of crap like this, which didn't stop when I got married. Couldn't take it anymore. Sorry it's still going on! (From one paunchy middle aged woman to another)> > -- Sami Feminist Killjoy Lee (@divasamilee) March 25, 2019> was in a bar once.Guy approached me aggressively wouldnt back off. one of my guy friends had to say back off this is my wife.aggressor said I don't see rings on your fingers! My guy friend threatens violence. FinallyAsshole leaves. Fun part:9yrs later I actually married my friend> > -- Amanda Moresco Von Lumm (@mandy_moresco) March 25, 2019> When I was serving, I had a decoy engagement ring. It's gross how often "no" wasn't good enough, but "I'm engaged" was. It's even grosser how often "I'm engaged" WASN'T good enough. > > -- Elle Young (@elle_yung) March 24, 2019> I got called a lesbian and told I was probably on my period when I rejected a guy his friend also spat a chip at me ‍♀️ and this this awesome girl came out of nowhere and started shouting at them. Not how I expected the end of my night out to go > > -- Kennise Darlsson (@kennydarlsson) March 24, 2019> I've had men online first approach me as "how is your husband?" And then when I'm alarmed and say "I don't have a husband" they use that as "ok it's go time, she's not legally bound to another guy!"> > -- Steph Lorenzo ️‍ (@StephLorenzo) March 25, 2019> A man once stopped me on the way to the bathroom at a work event and said "I'm looking for a date", I replied "can't help you" and tried to keep walking, he grabbed my left wrist, pointed at my (empty) ring finger and said "looks like you can". > > -- April Muller (@findapril) March 25, 2019Horrifying, to say the very least. WATCH: Women are still underrepresented in tech. Here's what Facebook has to say about it.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:37:40 -0400
  • Best Tech Deals in March 2019

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    Amazon Deals | Walmart Deals | Apple Deals | TV Deals | Gaming Deals | Laptop Deals | iPhone DealsNow is great time to shop for new gadget since retailers are offering solid end of season deals this month. We're currently seeing discounts on everything from PCs and laptops to game consoles. Apple fans will be glad to know that the 2016 iPhone SE is back. For a limited time, the Apple Store has the iPhone SE Unlocked (T-Mobile SIM) for $249. That's $100 off its list price and the best price we could find for this iPhone. It features a 4-inch Retina display, an A9 chip with M9 motion co-processor, and 32GB of RAM.  As an alternative, Apple also has the 128GB model iPhone SE on sale for $299 ($150 off) if you need more storage. Apple also offers Verizon SIM and TracFone SIM unlocked variants.  In our iPhone SE review, we were impressed by its powerful CPU, compact design and strong battery life. While its front camera isn't the sharpest, it sports an excellent rear camera with Live Photo support.  Ideal for anyone looking for a smaller phone, the iPhone SE is small but powerful. Whether you're upgrading to a 4K Smart TV or purchasing your first smart device, here are the best tech deals in March. Amazon Hardware DealsAmazon is currently offering many of its branded devices at discounted pricing. * Echo Dot 3rd Gen (2-Pack) for $39.99 ($10 off)  * Echo Dot Kids Edition (2-Pack) for $69.99 ($69.99 off via coupon, "KIDS2PACK") * All-new Kindle w/ 3 mos of Kindle Unlimited for $89.99 ($30 off)  * All-new Kindle Essentials w/ 3 mos of Kindle for $125 ($45 off)  * All-new Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle for $169.97 ($20 off) * All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet w/ Show Mode Dock for $109.98 ($10 off) * All-New Echo Plus with Hue Smart Bulb for $119.99 ($45 off) * Echo 2nd Generation (2-Pack) for $169.98 ($30 off) * Echo Dot Kids Edition + Fire HD 8 Kids Edition for $149.98 ($50 off) * Echo Dot Kids Edition + Fire 7 Kids Edition for $129.98 ($40 off) * Ring Smart Lighting Spotlights (2-pack) for $99.99 ($30 off)  Top Tech Deals Right Now * Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6-inch Laptop for $459.99 ($220 off, ends Mar. 27) * HP 2-in-1 Chromebook for $499 ($100 off, Core i3/8GB/64GB) * Samsung Chromebook Pro for $509 ($41 off, Core M3/4GB/32GB) * Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 for $498 ($103 off, Core M3/4GB/64GB) * Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 for $495 ($55 off, Celeron/4GB/64GB) * WD 10TB My Book External Hard Drive for $246 ($54 off) * WD 6TB Elements External Hard Drive for $109.99 ($80 off)  * Skullcandy Crusher Wireless Headphones for $99.99 ($50 off)  * Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbuds for $149.99 ($20 off) also at Best Buy * Blue Yeti Nano USB Microphone for $79.99 ($20 off)  * Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017, Wi-Fi, 512GB) for $749.99 ($249 off) * Soundcore Life 2 Over-Ear Headphones for $60 ($20 off)  TV Deals * Sharp 65-inch 4K Smart TV for $549.99 ($250 off) * Toshiba 50-inch 4K Fire TV Edition for $279.99 ($100 off)  * Samsung 55-inch QLED 4K 2018 Smart TV for $789.94 ($230 off)   * Vizio 65-inch 4K SmartCast XLED TV for $678 ($520 off)  * RCA 55-inch 4K UHD LED TV for $289.99 ($410 off) * TCL 55-inch 4K UHD (2160p) Roku Smart TV for $419.99 ($279 off)  Tech Under $50 * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker 1-Pack) for $19 ($16 off) * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker (2-Pack) for $29.99 ($20 off)  * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker (4-Pack) for $44.99 ($55 off)  * AmazonBasics HDMI Cable (2-Pack) for $4.00 ($5 off)  * Lenovo Tab E7 7-inch Tablet for $39 ($41 off) * Logitech K400 Plus Wireless Touch TV Keyboard for $24.99 ($15 off)  * Anker PowerWave Wireless Car Charger for $35.99 ($10 off via coupon, "TOMS2551")  * Anker PowerCore 20100 Power Bank for $39.99 ($10 off via coupon, "TOMSBPC2") * Anker USB Type C Nylon Cable (2-Pack) for $8.79 ($2 off via coupon, "TM873CAB") * Anker Powerline+ II Lightning Cable for $19.99 ($5 off via coupon, "TM8454CA") * Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger for $9.99 ($2 off via coupon, "TOMSCC23") * Anker 6-Port USB Wall Charger for $26 ($7 off via coupon, "TOMSWC63") Smartwatch Deals * TicWatch E Bluetooth Smartwatch for $129.99 ($30 off)  * Garmin Approach X40 Activity Tracker for $174 ($76 off)  * Sony Version 1 Smartwatch for $69.50 ($80 off)  * Amazfit Pace Smartwatch for $129.99 ($30 off) * Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker for $58 ($45 off)  Phones * Apple iPhone SE Unlocked for $249 (100 off) * Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Unlocked for $649 ($251 off)  * Google Pixel 3XL Unlocked for $785 ($114 off)  * Razer Phone 2 Unlocked for $499.99 ($300 off) * Samsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked for $518 ($82 off)  * Up to $550 off Galaxy S10 with qualified trade-in  * Up to $400 Best Buy Gift Card with iPhone trade-in Cameras * Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera for $297.99 ($101 off)  * GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (White) for $159 ($41 off)  * Canon PowerShot SX530 Digital Camera for $249 ($130 off) * Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera for $799 ($201 off)  * Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Instant Camera for $99.99 ($80 off)  * Nikon D3500 18-55mm VR Lens DSLR Camera for $397 ($100 off) Games and Consoles * Microsoft Xbox One Games Sale  * Nintendo Switch Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Bundle for $328 ($35 off) * Nintendo Switch with 35 eShop Credit for $299.99 ($35 off)  * Far Cry New Dawn for PS4 and Xbox One for $19.99 ($20 off)  * Sony PlayStation Classic Console for $39.98 ($60 off)  * Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 or Xbox One for $40 ($20 off) also at Amazon and Best Buy * Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4 for $31 ($29 off)  * Call of Duty: Black Ops for PS4 for $35 ($25 off)  * Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox One for $30 ($20 off) * Xbox One X 1TB PUBG Console Bundle for $370 ($130 off) * Xbox One S 1TB Forza Horizon 4 Console Bundle for $199.99 ($100 off)

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:52:00 -0400
  • Banning of manifesto raises free speech debate in N. Zealand

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    DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned the 74-page manifesto written and released by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:41:58 -0400
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  • Donald Trump declares 'complete exoneration' as Robert Mueller finds no collusion with Russia

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    Donald Trump and his aides did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election campaign, special counsel Robert Mueller concluded in his report, according to a summary from the US attorney general.  Mr Mueller also did not find that Mr Trump obstructed justice in his alleged attempts to thwart the investigation, instead choosing not to reach a conclusion and simply presenting the evidence.  The US attorney general and his deputy - two Trump appointees - then decided there was not enough proof to charge the US president with obstruction of justice.  Mr Mueller also decided to recommend no further indictments and has no sealed indictments waiting to be made public, meaning he will not bring any more charges now his probe is complete. The findings amount to a major victory for Mr Trump after 22 months of Mr Mueller’s investigation and triggered celebration from the White House and leading Republicans.  No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 24, 2019 In his first reaction Mr Trump said: "It's complete exoneration. No collusion, no obstruction." The president said it was "a shame" that the country and his presidency had to go through the investigation and called it an "illegal take down that failed".  Mr Trump also appeared to call for an investigation into the Mueller probe itself and how it began.  Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, said: “The findings of the Department of Justice are a total and complete exoneration of the President of the United States.” Robert Mueller spent 22 months investigation allegations of collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia Credit:  Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images North America Lindsey Graham, the Republican senator close to Mr Trump, tweeted: “Good day for the rule of law. Great day for President Trump and his team.  “No collusion and no obstruction. The cloud hanging over President Trump has been removed by this report.” However Democrats are demanding that Mr Mueller’s full confidential report be published and that all the underlying documents be handed to Congress so they can be reviewed. The topline findings from Mr Mueller’s report were contained in a four-page summary written by William Barr, the US attorney general.  The summary was submitted to senior congressmen and released to the public on Sunday afternoon, giving the first insight into what Mr Mueller had concluded.  Democrats have demanded that William Barr, the US attorney general, release the report in full Credit: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg In the summary, Mr Mueller is quoted saying: “[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities." Elsewhere Mr Mueller is quoted saying: "The evidence does not establish that the President was involved in an underlying crime related to Russian election interference". That finding was effectively a victory for the US president, who has been saying constantly during the two years since he entered the White House that there had been “no collusion”.  As well as clearing Mr Trump and his campaign of conspiring with the Kremlin, Mr Mueller’s report also dealt with the allegations that the US president had obstructed justice by hampering the investigation.  Mr Barr's four-page summary of the Mueller report Credit: Reuters Mr Mueller did not reach a decision on whether Mr Trump had obstructed justice - meaning it was not a total victory for the president - instead deciding not to come to a conclusion. Mr Barr’s summary cites Mr Mueller referencing “difficult issues” of law and fact - a likely nod to Department of Justice guidelines that say a sitting president cannot be indicted.  The summary of the report quotes Mr Mueller saying of obstruction of justice: “While this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him". Given Mr Mueller decided not to make a decision on obstruction of justice but instead just hand over evidence, the Justice Department's leaders was left to made a determination. Mr Barr and Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, decided there was not enough evidence to conclude that Mr Trump had acted with “corrupt intent”, and therefore decided he had not obstructed justice.  The summary did make passing reference to evidence of potential obstruction of justice by Mr Trump that has not yet featured in public reporting and which Mr Mueller looked at, but gave no more details. Congratulations ⁦@POTUS⁩ ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ Today you won the 2016 election all over again. And got a gift for the 2020 election. They’ll never get you because they’ll never “get” you. MuellerReportNoCollusionNoObstructionWent2MichiganNotMoscowpic.twitter.com/gFqLLLb1fS— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) March 24, 2019 The findings left the president and his allies delighted.  Mr Trump said: “It was a complete and total exoneration.  It's a shame that our country had to go through this. To be honest, it's a shame that your president has had to go through this.” The president also hinted that he wants somebody - possibly Republicans in Congress - to investigate the Mueller probe itself, which he believes should never have been created.  “This was an illegal take down that failed.  And hopefully, somebody is going to be looking at the other side,” Mr Trump said.  Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to Mr Trump, said in a public message to the president: “Today you won the 2016 election all over again. And got a gift for the 2020 election.” Democrats found themselves in a politically uncomfortable position, being asked during TV interviews whether they agreed there was no collusion and whether they trusted Mr Mueller - a man whose integrity they had repeatedly trumpeted in public.  Nancy Pelosi, left, and Chuck Schumer - the most senior Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, the two most senior Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate respectively, demanded the full report be published.  “Attorney general Barr’s letter raises as many questions as it answers,” the pair said in a joint statement.  “The fact that special counsel Mueller’s report does not exonerate the president on a charge as serious as obstruction of justice demonstrates how urgent it is that the full report and underlying documentation be made public without any further delay.   “Given Mr Barr’s public record of bias against the special counsel’s inquiry, he is not a neutral observer and is not in a position to make objective determinations about the report.” Mr Barr said in his summary letter that he planned to release parts of Mr Mueller’s report, but it remains to be seen how much will be made public.  Sign up for your essential, twice-daily briefing from The Telegraph with our free Front Page newsletter.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:20:24 -0400
  • Does Amazon even make money when Fire 7 tablets are on sale for $35, like it is right now?

    At just $50, we've often wondered what kind of margin Amazon could possibly make on the Fire 7 Tablet. It's an excellent compact tablet that gives users easy access to all of Amazon's services, so perhaps the company just tries to break even on the hardware. If you're a Prime subscriber though, you can buy a Fire 7 Tablet today for just $34.99. Amazon has to be losing money at that price, right!?Here's some additional info from the product page: * 7" IPS display; 8 or 16 GB of internal storage (up to 256 GB with microSD) * 1.3 GHz quad-core processor * Up to 8 hours of battery life * Alexa enabled * 1 GB of RAM * VGA front-facing camera + 2 MP rear-facing camera with 720p HD video recording * Dual-band Wi-Fi * 90-day limited warranty * Enjoy millions of movies, TV episodes, songs, books, apps, and games

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:19:19 -0400
  • Fewer first-time home buyers likely to qualify for mortgages under tougher FHA standards

    Fewer first-time and lower-income homebuyers are likely to get mortgages under tougher standards adopted by the Federal Housing Administration

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:48:37 -0400
  • U.S. calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

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    The Russian planes and military personnel arrived outside the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Saturday, according to local media reports, two months after the Trump administration disavowed President Nicolas Maduro. Washington has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's legitimate president and demands that Maduro leave power, which Russia has described as a U.S.-backed coup against the socialist government. "The United States condemns Russia's deployment of military aircraft and personnel to Caracas, which is another contradiction of both Nicolas Maduro's and Russia's calls for non-intervention in Venezuela and is a reckless escalation of the situation," a State Department spokesman said.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:43:40 -0400
  • Syria's Kurds call for international court to try IS jihadists

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    Syria's Kurds on Monday called for an international court to be set up in the country to try suspected Islamic State group jihadists following the announced fall of their "caliphate". IS imposed its brutal interpretation of Islam on millions living in the proto-state that it declared across a large swathe of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014. "We call on the international community to establish a special international tribunal in northeast Syria to prosecute terrorists," the Syria Kurdish administration said.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:57:03 -0400
  • British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

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    The British Airways flight from London City Airport was supposed to head to Duesseldorf, Germany, but ended up in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 23:25:53 -0400
  • FOCUS-Apple's iPhone struggles unravel ambitions of Japan Display

    When Japan Display Inc broke ground on a new factory in central Japan in 2015, the future looked bright for one of the world's top vendors of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels. The plant would strengthen the company's position as the primary screen supplier for Apple Inc as sales of the iPhone 6 soared. Four years later, Apple's shifting fortunes have brought Japan Display to its knees and threaten to end Japan's long run as a leader in display technology.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:00:00 -0400
  • $750M Powerball drawing would be 4th-largest US jackpot

    Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has ballooned to an estimated $750 million , which would be the fourth-largest grand lottery prize in U.S. history.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:07:18 -0400
  • How gun laws in a dozen countries compare with New Zealand's new ban on semiautomatic weapons

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    The approach to gun laws in each of the 12 countries varies widely depending on whether owning a gun is considered a right or a privilege.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:11:00 -0400
  • Full text: AG Barr's letter to Congress summarizing the Mueller report

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    Read the full text of Attorney General William Barr's letter to Congress summarizing Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:32:56 -0400
  • Trump Officially Recognizes Golan Heights as Israeli Territory

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    President Trump on Monday signed an order recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, abruptly shifting long-standing U.S. policy on the matter."We're celebrating the Golan Heights. It's something that I've been hearing about for many years," Trump said during remarks to reporters at the White House alongside Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "This should have been done, I would say, numerous presidents ago, but for some reason they didn't do it, and I'm very honored to have done it."Israel has held the Golan for 52 years since capturing it from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War. About 20,000 Israelis and 20,000 Syrians live in the territory, whose 1981 annexation by Israel was not recognized internationally. The disputed land remains a fraught issue in Middle East politics; Syria attacked Trump's decision as "a blatant attack on its sovereignty" and threatened to recapture the region "through all available means."Trump's move is a political boon for Netanyahu, coming two weeks before hotly contested national elections on April 9. The prime minister, damaged by corruption charges and facing a stiff challenge from the centrist former IDF general Benny Gantz, has for months has called on the U.S. to recognize the territory as part of Israel."Your proclamation comes at a time when Golan is more important than ever for our security," the prime minister said. "Israel won the Golan Heights in a just war of self-defense and the Jewish people's roots in the Golan go back thousands of years."Trump similarly recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in 2017, calling it “a long overdue step to advance the peace process.”

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:34:18 -0400
  • The Ferrari P80/C Is a Two-in-One Track Car and Garage Beauty, and There's Only One

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    Ferrari's first custom track car is the most extreme 488 we'll ever see.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:21:00 -0400
  • Qlearly catapults Chrome bookmarks and tabs into the future

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    As of February of this year, Google's Chrome desktop web browser owned a remarkable 65% of the global browser market, according to market research firm NetApplications. Microsoft's Internet Explorer is still the second most popular browser in the world, but it's not even close -- IE held just 10.23% of the market as of last month, and no other web browser even managed a double-digit market share. Long story short, Chrome is far and away the king of web browsers right now. Of course, just because Chrome is popular doesn't make it perfect, which is why Google hosts a thriving Chrome Web Store that's packed full of great extensions.Some Chrome extensions are designed to enhance specific websites. For example, there are a ton of great Netflix tweaks in the Chrome Web Store that make everyone's favorite source of streaming entertainment even better. But there are other extensions in there that are designed to enhance Chrome itself, and we recently came across a new one that you've got to check out.Qlearly is a very nifty Chrome extension created by Guillaume Bardet. In a nutshell, it's designed to modernize Chrome's bookmark and tab features by replacing their conventional interfaces with novel new ones. In place of the conventional bookmark menu, Qlearly uses "boards" that group bookmarks into columns so your favorite sites are always easy to find. Adding new bookmarks is a breeze as well, and there's a great search function so that people with tons of bookmarks can always find sites easily.You'll find Qlearly's full description from the Chrome Web Store below, followed by a download link for the Chrome extension. There's also a beta version of Qlearly available for Firefox, and you can download it right here.> Organize your favorite websites by columns and boards. Every time you open a new tab, your board will load within a second. > A modern bookmarks and tabs manager. ✨> > Organize your favorite websites using boards and columns. Every time you open a new tab, your primary board will load within a second.> > "I don't want to have 100 tabs open anymore" - from a new Qlearly user> > Stop wasting time looking for tabs or bookmarks. Organize them all using one of today's most common organization system; Kanban Boards.> > ➤ Save tabs in one click > ➤ Quick and unified Search > ➤ Unlimited boards and columns > ➤ Collaborate with your teammates > ➤ Create public boards and columns > ➤ It can be used with multiple computer at once> > Why did we build Qlearly? > > The primary reason why we built Qlearly is to help you save time and remain organized. As this is such a repetitive task, saving seconds can have a drastic impact to your workflow over time. We are here to stay, and plan to release many improvements overtime!> > FEATURES > > ★ Fast bookmarking> > Save all or a handful of your tabs to a specific column in the matter of a second by clicking 'save' in a column, or by clicking the extension icon, followed by the board/column and click the 'save session'.> > ★ Quick and unified Search> > To make it easier for you to find the site(s) you are looking for, you can search through all your boards. You can use our keyboard shortcuts to search even faster!> > ★ Collaborate with your teammates> > Collaborate on a board with an unlimited amount of teammates.> > ★ Shareable links> > You can share a full board or specific columns with anyone by getting a shareable link.> > ★ Keyboard Shortcuts> > We built numerous shortcuts to help you work even faster! You can search, create a new board, new column, save a session, open all tabs all within a second.> > ★ Current Session Drag and Drop> > You can drag and drop tabs from your current session to your board, instead of saving all tabs.Download Qlearly for free

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:22:25 -0400
  • Syria's return to Arab League not on summit agenda: spokesman

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    The Arab League said Sunday it was not planning to discuss reinstating Syria's membership at a summit later this month, more than eight years after suspending it as the country descended into war. The pan-Arab bloc, which is set to hold its annual summit in Tunisia on March 31, froze Syria's membership in November 2011 over a bloody government crackdown on protestors. "The issue of Syria's return to the Arab League has yet to be listed on the agenda and has not been formally proposed," said the League's spokesman Mahmoud Afifi.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:12:51 -0400
  • A Viral Twitter Thread Mocking Unrealistic Ads Poses the Question: What Do Women Do in the Bathtub?

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    The pictures show women bathing while enjoying luxurious food and drink options

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:38:33 -0400
  • Apple to launch a new credit card with Goldman. Are the perks worth it?

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    Apple Inc said on Monday it will launch a credit card with Goldman Sachs Group Inc this summer that can be used to earn cash back on the purchase of Apple products, but analysts suggest its rewards do not stand out among rivals. The Apple Card will sync with iPhone's users' Apple Wallet and work through its payment system Apple Pay, said Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay. Cardholders will earn 2 percent cash back on all purchases made using their phones or 3 percent cash back on Apple products.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:50:36 -0400
  • Ditch the pan: Braising is a great way to add flavor to cod

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    You may be used to pan-searing thick-cut white fish fillets any time you take them home from the market and want a quick dinner, but it's worth it to try a different technique.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:16:36 -0400
  • School bus driver accused of kissing teenage girl on his bus

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    Police say he asked a 15-year-old girl, who was the sole passenger on his bus, to hug him last Tuesday morning. When she offered to shake his hand, police say he kissed her.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400
  • 70+ Delicious Ways To Cook An Egg

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:52:00 -0400
  • Trump claims 'total exoneration' from Mueller summary despite lack of answers on obstruction

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    President Donald Trump claimed "complete and total exoneration" despite outstanding questions on obstruction.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:24:25 -0400
  • Bankers to Kurds Under Fire as Erdogan Feels Election Heat

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    Faced with Friday’s biggest slump in the lira since last summer, and opinion polls indicating his ruling AK Party might lose its long-held control of the capital, Ankara, in the March 31 municipal ballot, the president is risking market credibility and diplomatic rifts to rally support. “Erdogan’s using every kind of tool available to him to avert the risk of a defeat at the ballot box,” Nihat Ali Ozcan, a strategist at the Ankara-based Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, said Monday.

    Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:24:46 -0400
  • This incredible NASA snapshot reminds us how gorgeous Jupiter really is

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    Jupiter, the "king" of planets in our solar system, is a hostile place you definitely wouldn't want to visit. The gas giant is a swirling mass of storms that stretch hundreds of miles deep, and the larger storms on the planet like the Great Red Spot are large enough to swallow Earth several times over.Despite its volatile nature, and the fact that nobody really knows what lies deep within the planet, Jupiter is still one of NASA's favorite photography targets because it's just so beautiful. Now, NASA is showing off a new, enhanced image snapped by the Juno spacecraft, and it's pure eye candy.The image might look like a single photo but, as NASA explains in a new blog post, it's actually the result of three separate snapshots captured by Juno:> Juno took the three images used to produce this color-enhanced view on Feb. 12, 2019, between 9:59 a.m. PST (12:59 p.m. EST) and 10:39 a.m. PST (1:39 p.m. EST), as the spacecraft performed its 17th science pass of Jupiter. At the time the images were taken, the spacecraft was between 16,700 miles (26,900 kilometers) and 59,300 miles (95,400 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops, above a southern latitude spanning from about 40 to 74 degrees.NASA uploads all of Juno's "JunoCam" images to a web portal where citizen scientists can apply enhancements that bring out additional detail. In this case, a citizen scientist named Kevin M. Gill spent some time sprucing things up and the end result is the lovely view you see above (full resolution here).Juno has proven invaluable to NASA during its over seven years orbiting Jupiter. The spacecraft has taught scientists about the planet's intense currents and storms, and revealed that some of the planet's most iconic features, like the Great Red Spot, are gradually dying.Juno's original mission timeline lasted seven years, but because the spacecraft was still performing well, NASA has since extended it until mid-2021.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:59:44 -0400
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