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The NRA's Murder Mystery

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America's 10 Most Hated Banks

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If you put out a complaint box for customers of US banks and financial firms, you will get hundreds of thousands of complaints. That's what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—which was set up by Elizabeth Warren before she became a US senator—has discovered. And the bank that has ...

Flaws emerge in RNA method to build tree of life

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Study finds problems with alluringly simple way to tease out evolutionary relationships through microRNA. Scanning the genome of the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta bellii, revealed microRNAs that were reported missing in earlier studies Tiny molecules that seemed to provide a powerful way to construct the tree of life ...

BlackBerry’s Chen Has No Buyout Offers During Turnaround

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Argentine Bonds Fall as Default Deadline Looms With No Progress

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Argentine bonds dropped to a one-month low as the nation rejects direct talks with creditors in a conflict over defaulted bonds that’s threatening to force it to renege on payments for a second time since 2001. Government bonds Government bonds Michael Roche New York

House Republicans Pass Bill to Lower Taxes on the Rich and Raise Taxes on the Poor

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So what are Republicans in the House of Representatives up to these days? According to Danny Vinik, According to Danny Vinik,

The Taliban's Resurgent, and There's "Real Potential" US Arms Can Fall Into Their Hands

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Over the last decade, the United States has provided hundreds of thousands of small arms—including machine guns, grenade launchers, and rifles—to the Afghan security forces. But the US and its Afghan counterparts are doing an inadequate job of tracking these weapons, government investigators claim government investigators claim key ...

Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers to Supplant the Dollar

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Bitcoin, cooked up by programmers six years ago, has been embraced by hipster anarchists and others eager to trade online while avoiding the constraints of conventional money. CloseClose Las Vegas Ponzi scheme

Fly Or Die: Tinder Moments

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Last month, Tinder launched Moments Moments

Ontario to Become Energy Lab with 34MW of ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Storage

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California may have the world’s biggest grid-scale energy storage mandate -- but Canada’s Ontario province may have the world’s most varied one. Last week, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced (IESO) announced California New York Hawaii hydrogen energy storage .mandate to bring 50 megawatts grid operators like ...

Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers the iCloud

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ThisThisstoryGuardian and is reproduced here as part of theClimate DeskSuzanne Goldenberg, and the video was produced by Climate Desk's James West. for working conditions in China heavy reliance on fossil fuels converting all of its data centers to clean energy sapphire screens for the iPhone 6 Guardian

Babies Are Getting Brain Bleeds—Are Vaccine Fears to Blame?

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In May, the TennesseanTennesseanreported on vitamin K deficiency bleeding VKDB even death leg muscle vaccine Clay Jones Inquiring Minds podcast growing fear Tennessean

Beats Music Mobile App Gets Recommendation Tweaking, Verified Profiles And More

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U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

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Buying on Dips Pays Most in Five Years as Stocks Rebound

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Not since the bull market bull marketDeclines (SPX) Gaza Strip Apple Inc. (AAPL) $15 trillion Federal Reserve

A/B Testing Service Leanplum Raises $4.8M Series A Round, Adds Marketing Automation Tools

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Will Seinfeld Episodes Be Streaming on Netflix This Fall?

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The Internet was all in a tizzy in a tizzy pressing issue Seinfeld Netflix NFLX Seinfeld suggested Seinfeld Seinfeld replied NBC Universal CMCSA Seinfeld Time Warner TWX racked up Seinfeld

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.Make it your default.This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.Switch to USHave you seen BuzzFeed English?Come check it out!“[I]nertia and apprehension are not legitimate ...

New Favorite Tumblr: Confused Cats Against Feminism

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Depressed, disturbed, almost-but-not-quite-amused by the “Women Against Feminism” phenomenon and Tumblr “Women Against Feminism” phenomenon and Tumblr Katie Halper

Debunking Genetic Astrology

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From DNA evidence in crime cases to population-wide studies of genetic disease, immensely-powerful DNA technology is transforming our world. Understandably, members of the public tend to respect and trust scientific professionals who can wield these powerful new tools.It is also inevitable that some will seek to abuse this ...

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GENEVA (28 July 2014) - A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The report documents how these armed groups continue to abduct, detain, torture and execute people kept as hostages in order to intimidate and “to exercise their power over the population in raw and brutal ways.” Well organized and well equipped militarily,

Uber Gets Down To Business With New Travel Expense Tools And Concur Integration

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Pogoseat Raises $2.3 Million To Offer Discounted Seat Upgrades At Sporting Events

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Going The Distance With A Smart Shoe Made In India

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Forget Google Glass or Jawbone Up, the next wave in wearable tech might just be a smart shoe from India. The Lechal Lechal Ducere Technologies Pvt World Health Organization

The TouchPico Projector Turns Any Surface Into A Giant Android Touchscreen

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The TouchPico projector is launching today on IndieGogo. launching today on IndieGogo. Fruit Ninja Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Social Octopus Species Shatters Beliefs About Ocean Dwellers

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Most octopuses are loners, but larger Pacific striped octopuses, like the one shown here, display surprising social behaviors. If recent octopus octopus Journey of Octopus Discovery Reveals Them to Be Playful, Curious, Smart Nicaragua Richard Ross

Kerry's latest cease-fire plan: What was he thinking? - Diplomania Israel News

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teens. Netanyahu knew that they had been murdered from the overheard cellphone comments made by the murderers, but spend the next two weeks arresting Hammas members and blaming the PA and Hammas. At the funeral of the teens, he called for vengeance. - Well vengeance is what he ...

Apple’s Beats Acquisition Gets Approval From The European Commission

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Apple has the green light to proceed with its acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music from the European Commission European Commission suit levied against Beats by Bose

My Captivity in Ukraine Shows Amateurs Succumb to Hatred

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Ukrainian government army soldiers patrol in the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday, July 26, 2014. CloseClose Russia

The Great Electric Company Growth Opportunity

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Dinosaur-killing asteroid hit at just the wrong time

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Just before a large asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, the diversity of plant-eating dinosaur species declined slightly, a new study suggests. That minor shift may have been enough to doom all dinosaurs when the space rock hit. The scarcity of plant-eaters would have left ...

Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat

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Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app download its standalone Messenger app started forcing users in Europe

Senate Expected To Unveil Broad NSA Reform Bill Tomorrow

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Fates Forever Is League Of Legends Lite For Your iPad

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Thanks to the unprecedented success unprecedented success Riot Games League of Legends Valve’s Dota 2 international success in its own rightnumber of developers strike gold earlier this month TechCrunch Disrupt alum Hammer & Chisel’s Fates Forever

The story of my brother, martyr Mohammed Alareer

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My brother Mohammed Alareer, 31, a father of two, was killed by an Israeli airstrike while he was at home. While he was at home. No one knows yet if he bled for three days or if he died of the shockwaves from the explosion, or the sound,

SolarCity Quietly Moving to Loans and Customer-Owned Solar

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Sources provide details on a stealthy SolarCity loan program; plus loan activity at Sunrun, Vivint and SunEdison. Officially, SolarCity SolarCity Sunrun SolarCity's recent securitization Third-party ownership PACE

Fist bumps, high-fives spread fewer germs than handshakes, study says

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To fight the spread of germs, doctors should ditch the handshake and greet their patients with a fist bump instead, a new study says. Through a series of tests, researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University in Wales documented that fist bumps ...

The Seven Constants Of Game Design, Part Two

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Editor’s note:Editor’s note:Tadhg Kelly writes a regular column about all things video game for TechCrunch. He is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blogWhat Games Are . You can follow him on Twitterhere . Last week Tetris Mega-Super-Soccer Mega-Super-Soccer

Powermat Wireless Phone Charging Comes To Cadillac Vehicles

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Wireless inductive charging is coming to Cadillacs. Starting with the 2015 ATS Starting with the 2015 ATS

Choosing Local (Renewable) Power: One California Community a Leader in Collective Action

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Community choice aggregation describes a situation where a town can become the bulk buyer of electricity on behalf of its residential and small business customers. Such local aggregations serve about 5 percent of utility customers in Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and California, but it’s Marin Clean Energy Marin Clean Energy Learn more about the struggle for local control of the energy system and its numerous advantages in this interview with Marin Clean Energy Executive Director Dawn Wiesz, recorded via Skype on Feb. 13, 2014. Podcast (Local Energy Rules):Play in ...

Motivated Older Adults Able to Stay on Task

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An emerging theory may help to explain why older adults show declining cognitive ability with age, but don’t necessarily show declines in the workplace or daily life. Dr. Tom Hess, a psychology researcher at North Carolina State University believes older adults are good at prioritizing their attention and ...

Apple To Buy Swell For $30 Million, Per Report

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In what appears to be part of a summer shopping spree, Apple is reported to be buying Swell, a radio app much like Pandora but focused on talk radio. According to Re/Code Re/Code Concept.io $7.2 million $5.4 million Series A

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

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Those apps are all an integral part of my personal productivity suite, the tools that I use on a day-to-day basis. Without a desktop version, those mobile clients are useful but not transformative. But with multi-device access, they have become difficult to replace. I’m not the only user who is seeing the tools he uses for personal productivity shift from some weird mix of web and mobile to increasingly connected apps which live on my smartphone, tablet, and now also my desktop. And that’s reshaping the way developers think about ...

Humpback whale surprises dog on beach

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Humpback whale surprises dog 50 yards from shore in Monterey Bay; first three images are via ©Kate Cummings/Blue Ocean Whale Watch Blue Ocean Whale Watch Blue Ocean Whale Watch

The US is locking up pregnant immigrants despite policy against it

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According to official Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines, pregnant immigrants aren’t supposed to be detained except if they pose a public safety threat. ICE officials have claimed this is such a rare occurrence it’s not even worth asking about.an investigation by Fusion inhumane conditions in many ICE detention ...

Sunstone Capital Backs Beacon Platform Kontakt.io To The Tune Of $2 Million

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“Bluetooth Low Energy and iBeacon are the building blocks of the next wave of computing,” says Max Niederhofer of the micro-location technology that lets your smartphone trigger events based on how close you are to a Beacon transmitter. “It’s a cliché, but the possibilities are endless.” If he ...

Now Sidestage Joins Gigit In The Race To Empower Bands To Get Gigs

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Five of the World's Most Unusual Starbucks Stores

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July 24 (Bloomberg) –- Starbucks has well over 20,000 stores worldwide, and most of those stores follow the same cookie-cutter design, but in a handful of cases, the company has taken pains to make a location stand out. Here’s a look at five Starbucks stores that are truly ...

This Car-Parking Robot Puts Valets on the Street

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July 24 (Bloomberg) –- Finding a parking space can be very stressful. Now a German company is making this a problem of the past. A robotic system named Ray can now park and retrieve your car. Serva Transport Systems Chief Technology Officer Leopold Meirer explains how it works.

Right wing’s worst nightmare: The master stroke that turns red states blue

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