Category: News

Amazon Reportedly Launching High Fidelity Music Streaming Service by Year End

Amazon is reportedly in talks to license and offer a new premium music subscription service by the end of 2019 with high definition content. This could give Amazon’s music streaming service a major advantage over Apple Music and Spotify which have been gaining millions of subscribers every quarter. Amazon is talking to a number of […]

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John Havlicek, a Dynamo in Two Eras of Celtics Glory, Dies at 79

John Havlicek, a relentless force for the Boston Celtics over two decades and two championship eras and one of the greatest clutch stars in N.B.A. history, died Thursday in Jupiter, Fla. He was 79. His death was announced by the Celtics. No cause was given, but the team said that he had suffered from Parkinson’s […]

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Rule on Abortion Referrals

A federal judge on Thursday issued a nationwide injunction temporarily blocking a controversial Trump administration rule that would bar organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money. Judge Stanley A. Bastian of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington State said in his order that the rule would […]

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deletes tweet after mistaking a Democrat for a Republican

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deleted a tweet Thursday after she attempted to call out “older male” Republicans for posing next to a cardboard cutout of her. The lawmaker wasn’t a Republican, though. He was a fellow Democrat. The Republican Party of Kentucky on Thursday tweeted a photo […]

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Quarantine Is Ordered at U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles

More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles were given quarantine orders on Wednesday and Thursday, just days after a measles outbreak was declared in Los Angeles County. U.C.L.A. and California State University, Los Angeles, have been working with county health officials to identify and contact students and employees who may have been […]

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U.S. incarceration rates down 10%. What does it tell us?

CLOSE Problems felons encounter when they get out of prison (and that often cause them to return) are the same ones that got them incarcerated: lack of safe housing, drug addiction and food insecurity. Address those, Kerman said, before incarceration. USA TODAY Opinion On its face, news that the incarceration rate in the U.S. decreased […]

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Simultaneous lightning strikes light up Chicago

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Trump Says Xi Jinping of China Will Visit Soon, Stirring Anticipation of a Completed Trade Deal

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that China’s president, Xi Jinping, would be coming soon to the White House, fueling anticipation that the world’s two largest economies may be close to finishing a trade deal. Mr. Trump, in remarks to White House staff, parents and children gathered on the lawn for Take Your Children […]

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Regulators Around the World are Circling Facebook

Regulators on four continents are preparing for a long-awaited showdown with Facebook, after years of disinterest and half-steps. They largely have the same goal: changing the social media company’s behavior. Figuring out how is the hard part. Members of the Federal Trade Commission in the United States are weighing what sorts of constraints they would […]

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