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New York Today: Sales Slow for Shops at Penn Station

New York Today: Sales Slow for Shops at Penn Station

Good morning on this overcast Tuesday.

After much anticipation, there were no major problems at Pennsylvania Station as track repairs began on Monday — for commuters, at least.

But vendors there were less than pleased. Workers at several shops in …

by July 11, 2017 0 comments News
THIS WEEK IN RACE: Walls, ID Laws, and Getting Typecast

THIS WEEK IN RACE: Walls, ID Laws, and Getting Typecast

Is Michael K. Williams being typecast?

Do Voter ID Laws Hurt Minority Turnout? Study says: Absolutely.

This week, though, the Washington Post published the findings of huge study of 300,000 people that definitely answers that question. "[W]hen we dig deeper …

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Taylor Review: UK should end cash in hand economy

Taylor Review: UK should end cash in hand economy

The author of a government review into work practices is calling for the end of the "cash in hand economy".

Matthew Taylor, whose report is out on Tuesday, said cash jobs like window cleaning and decorating were worth up to …

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SpyDealer Malware Can Hack Your Facebook, WhatsApp and Almost 40 Other Accounts

SpyDealer Malware Can Hack Your Facebook, WhatsApp and Almost 40 Other Accounts

Researchers have identified a malware that can hack 40 or more social media accounts, including
Facebook and WhatsApp, on Android systems.

The malware is called SpyDealer, and it can only run on Android operating systems between 2.2 Froyo and 4.4 …

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Woman admits to dropping baby to death in Uptown, gets probation

Woman admits to dropping baby to death in Uptown, gets probation

Mubashra Uddin

A woman who dropped her newborn baby to her death from a high-rise apartment after hiding her pregnancy from her parents in 2015 has been sentenced to probation, according to court records.

Mubashra Uddin, 20, on Thursday pled …

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Mattis Disagrees With Trump’s Characterization Of Media As “The Enemy”

Mattis Disagrees With Trump’s Characterization Of Media As “The Enemy”

Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday that he disagreed with President Donald Trump’s recent declaration that the press is "the enemy."

Speaking with reporters while traveling in the United Arab Emirates, Mattis said that although he, too, has at …

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CCS basketball playoffs schedule: Early-round games

CCS basketball playoffs schedule: Early-round games

Bellarmine College Prep celebrates their 73-40 win against Valley Christian at Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Central Coast Section basketball playoffs
Boys
Open Division
Friday’s first-round games

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‘PESD’ Is PTSD For Dems Who Can’t Stop Crying Over The Election

‘PESD’ Is PTSD For Dems Who Can’t Stop Crying Over The Election

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Democrats continue to experience a near-crippling depression since President Donald Trump took office, forcing mental health professionals to name the problem post-election stress disorder, according to a Monday report from CNN.

The news coming from …

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Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

PARTNERSHIP. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and Philippine Red Cross Chairman and Senator Richard Gordon inks the memorandum of agreement for disaster risk reduction. Photo from Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are partnering on a …

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The Reaction To Patton Oswalt’s Engagement Proves We Don’t Understand Grief

The Reaction To Patton Oswalt’s Engagement Proves We Don’t Understand Grief

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American comedian Patton Oswalt recently announced his engagement to actress Meredith Salenger. Many fans on Twitter were delighted to hear that the two stars were planning to tie the knot. On the flip side, though, there was a …

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