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Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature  The Verge

Earlier this week, stock-trading app Robinhood announced that it would offer a new feature to users in early 2019: a checking and savings account that didn't ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 8:00 pm
Mounting legal threats surround Trump as nearly every organization he has led is under investigation  The Washington Post

Two years after Donald Trump won the presidency, nearly every organization he has led in the past decade is under investigation. Trump's private company is ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:49 pm
Pete Davidson Posts Alarming Note Suggesting He's Suicidal, NYPD Checking on Him  TMZ

Pete Davidson just shared a troubling and cryptic message ... implying he's having suicidal thoughts.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:44 pm
Five takeaways from the court decision striking down ObamaCare | TheHill  The Hill

A federal judge in Texas cast new uncertainty on the fate of ObamaCare when he issued a ruling striking down the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). U.S. District ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:37 pm
Ukraine creates new Orthodox church independent from Russia  Al Jazeera English

Orthodox bishops in Kiev choose leader of a new national church, marking an historic split from Russia.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:37 pm
A 552-carat yellow diamond was just unearthed in Canada's arctic — a record North American discovery  MarketWatch

The gem-quality stone measures around 3 centimeters by 5.5 centimeters, almost three times the size of the next largest stone ever found in Canada.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:22 pm
California farm linked to romaine lettuce E.coli outbreak recalls additional produce  Fox News

A California farm that federal health officials traced to the recent E.coli outbreak from romaine lettuce has recalled additional produce “out of an abundance of ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 6:08 pm
Zinke’s likely replacement has been 'the man behind the curtain'  POLITICO

David Bernhardt, who is set to become acting Interior secretary, has pleased President Donald Trump but is drawing attacks from environmental groups.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:52 pm
Apple Will Change iPhone in China to Avoid Sales Ban  Thurrott.com

Apple says that it will make two major changes to the iPhone software in China to avoid a patent-infringement sales ban. But Qualcomm, which owns the patents ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:48 pm
Disney Channel Actor Arrested and Fired for Allegedly Plotting Sex With 13 Year-Old  Vulture

Stoney Westmoreland, an actor primarily known for his Disney Channel and Scandal work, was arrested for trying to arrange to have sex with a 13-year-old.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:30 pm
The Trail Blazers Should Stay Far Away from Jabari Parker  Blazer's Edge

Bad shooting and worse defense? Not what Portland needs.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:25 pm
Report: Johnson & Johnson Knew Their Baby Powder Contained Asbestos for Decades  The Root

In a bombshell report, it's been revealed that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that their baby powder had occasionally tested positive for small amounts of ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:15 pm
Samantha Markle Slams Meghan and Harry's Christmas Photo for Being "Incredibly Rude"  Cosmopolitan.com

Samantha Markle is slamming Meghan Markle and Prince Harry for their Christmas Card wedding photo—read her comments here.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:03 pm
Tony Hawk goes mobile  TechCrunch

For three years, Tony Hawk has been conspicuously absent from the video store shelves. For most game developers, that's little more than a blip between titles.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 5:01 pm
Washington Wizards trading for Trevor Ariza of Phoenix Suns  ESPN

After an initial three-team deal fell apart Friday night, the Suns are trading Trevor Ariza to the Wizards and will get Austin Rivers and Kelly Oubre Jr. in return, ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 4:54 pm
American Student Fatally Stabbed in Netherlands Had Feared Roommate  The New York Times

An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment on Wednesday had texted a friend in the United States six days earlier, ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 4:51 pm
Cydia Store has shut down (app store for jailbroken iPhone tweaks)  Liliputing

For years the Cydia Store was a key component of the iPhone jailbreak scene — jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad gives you access to files, settings, and features ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 4:47 pm
Catholic priest at teenager's funeral condemns suicide  BBC News

Parents of a teenage boy who took his own life have complained after their Catholic priest criticised him at the funeral for killing himself. Father Don LaCuesta in ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 4:33 pm
Why NFL games are suddenly on Saturdays in December  SB Nation

In the middle of December each year, NFL games start popping up on Saturdays. This continues through most of the NFL playoffs as well. The reason goes back ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 3:28 pm
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel  CBS News

SYDNEY -- Australia now formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But it won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 3:24 pm
UFC on FOX 31 start time, TV schedule for Kevin Lee vs. Al Iaquinta 2  MMA Fighting

The UFC on FOX 31 start time, TV schedule for the Kevin Lee vs. Al Iaquinta 2 fight card at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Saturday night. The fight card is ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 2:00 pm
How to See Ghostly Green Comet 46P/Wirtanen Fly by Earth This Weekend  Space.com

You can expect a ghostly green blob to grow brighter in the sky near Orion in the coming days, as Comet 46P/Wirtanen makes it closest approach to the Earth in ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 1:00 pm
Texas Judge Rules ACA Unconstitutional : Shots - Health News  NPR

A ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional is likely to go to the Supreme Court. For now, the decision likely won't affect people who buy insurance on ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 4:31 am
Facebook says software bug may have exposed photos on 7M users  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook said Friday that a software bug affecting nearly 7 million users may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than ...

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 1:52 am
Nicki Minaj Defends Her Boyfriend Despite Criminal History  XXLMAG.COM

Nicki Minaj is standing behind her man despite his criminal history and defends him in light of the negative press he's been receiving as of late.

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Posted: December 15, 2018, 12:45 am
Education Dept. Will Cancel $150 Million in Student Debt After Judge’s Order  The New York Times

The Education Department is wiping $150 million in federal student loans off the books, and has begun the process of informing thousands of borrowers that ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 10:36 pm
Mars orbiter spots InSight lander chilling out on Martian surface  BGR

NASA's InSight lander is the new kid on the Martian block, and it's already snapping selfies and telling its handlers back on Earth all about its new, dusty home.

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 9:33 pm
Theresa May Finds No Joy in Brussels. Now What for Brexit?  The New York Times

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain headed home flustered and empty-handed on Friday after a blunt exchange at a European Union summit ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 7:04 pm
How tiny backpacks are turning bees into living drones  NBC News

By equipping bees with battery-powered backpacks, University of Washington researchers have created a flying wireless platform they call "Living IoT."

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 5:58 pm
Gun Deaths in US at Record High. NRA Says Chill on Gun Control and Figure Out … IDK, Something?  The Root

If the gun-related deaths we write about started to give you broken-record vibes, it's for a reason: recent reports indicate that gun deaths in the U.S. have reached ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 2:15 pm
NIH scientists find that breast cancer protection from pregnancy starts decades later  National Institutes of Health

In general, women who have had children have a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never given birth. However, new research has ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 1:38 pm
Scientists tell lawmakers fetal tissue research is ‘essential’ but House GOP refuses to listen  ThinkProgress

During a congressional hearing on “exploring alternatives to fetal tissue research” on Thursday, Dr. Sally Temple tried to set lawmakers straight: there are no ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 1:33 pm
Under Fire Unaids Chief Offers To Resign In June  New Vision

Sidibe came under fire in an expert report that described UNAIDS as being mired in "a crisis which threatens its vital work" (AFP). Agency spokeswoman Sophie ...

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Posted: December 14, 2018, 5:49 am