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Starship Technologies Will Deliver Food to George Mason University Students Via Robots

PepsiCo and Kiwi aren’t the only companies getting in on the food delivery market courtesy of robots. Starship Technologies is based out of Europe, and it announced this week (via The Verge) that it is deploying its robots at the George Mason University campus. The school will allow students to use their meal plans to […]

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Trump’s Cruel Proposal to End the Shutdown

Senate Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday announced the first hint of progress in negotiations over the government shutdown. The chamber has scheduled procedural votes on two separate bills for Thursday: one that would fund the government through February 8, and one that represents President Donald Trump’s opening bid for ending the standoff. Some experienced Capitol […]

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Twitter begins limited rollout of a new web interface with a two-column layout, keyboard shortcuts, a dedicated emoji button, and a revised trends section (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

Apple Pay expands to Target, Taco Bell, and other US chains and now covers 74 of the top 100 US merchants  —  Seventy-Four of the Top 100 US Merchants Now Accept Apple Pay  —  Target, Taco Bell, Hy-Vee supermarkets in the Midwest, Speedway convenience stores and Jack in the Box …

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In a filing, the Department of Labor has accused Oracle of discrimination against women and people of color, including more than $400M in lost wages (Sam Levin/The Guardian)

Apple Pay expands to Target, Taco Bell, and other US chains and now covers 74 of the top 100 US merchants  —  Seventy-Four of the Top 100 US Merchants Now Accept Apple Pay  —  Target, Taco Bell, Hy-Vee supermarkets in the Midwest, Speedway convenience stores and Jack in the Box …

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NBA Starting Lineups & Injury Report for Tuesday, January 22

Getty Phoenix Suns center DeAndre Ayton The NBA slate for Tuesday, January 22 features just four games, but a few of them should make for solid matchups. As we’ve seen with the season rolling along, though, injuries have hit virtually every team in some capacity, and it’s impacted the games on this night as well. […]

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Match Group and the media brand Betches have partnered to launch Ship, an iOS dating app that allows users to help their friends pick out potential dates (Ashley Carman/The Verge)

Apple Pay expands to Target, Taco Bell, and other US chains and now covers 74 of the top 100 US merchants  —  Seventy-Four of the Top 100 US Merchants Now Accept Apple Pay  —  Target, Taco Bell, Hy-Vee supermarkets in the Midwest, Speedway convenience stores and Jack in the Box …

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Democrats and their voters have lurched left as 2020 nears. They’re betting the rest of the country follows.

Jenna Johnson National political correspondent covering campaigns and voters January 22 at 5:01 PM DES MOINES — The last time Democrats scouted for a presidential nominee who could strip the White House from Republicans, the party supported additional fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. Same-sex marriage was illegal in 49 states, and few Democratic candidates were […]

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Is President Willy Wonka Trying to Reopen the Government Chocolate Factory?

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Dueling proposals (read, dicks) are going to be voted on Thursday as the white men controlling the rest of the planet have reached some sort of agreement that might allow government black folks back to work. From The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) set up two votes for […]

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The U.S. Should Return to Unesco

The United States quit Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, this month. It did not go quietly. A “cesspool,” Nikki Haley called it. “Unesco is among the most corrupt and politically biased UN agencies,” she tweeted. True, Haley was on her way out the door as United States ambassador to the United Nations, and so […]

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Here are the questions Democrats intend to ask Matt Whitaker

When Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker appears before the Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee next month, Democrats will have a slew of questions for him. And newly minted House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler wants to make sure Whitaker can’t easily avoid answering those questions at the last minute.  Nadler wrote to Whitaker Tuesday and outlined […]

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