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Friday, March 6, 2015

Libyan factions hold peace talks in Morocco

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Aziz El Yaakoubi SKHIRATE, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions held United Nations-backed talks on Thursday in an effort to end a conflict...

In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google team up to support marriage equality

14 minutes ago - Engadget
A total of 379 companies, including tech's biggest names, are trying to convince the Supreme Court to rule in favor of nationwide marriage equality. T... by Mariella Moon

Vintage Tech - Tech N9ne

22 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Vintage Tech Tech N9ne Release Date: March 4, 2015 Total Songs: 18 Genre: Hip-Hop Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Strange Music/MSC Entertainment, All... by iTunes Music Store

 

Al-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Friday that its top field commander was killed in an airstrike that targeted a meeting of the...

German Parliament approves quota for female directors

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament has approved a quota system that will require leading companies in Europe's biggest economy to have at least 30 p...

Libyan factions hold peace talks in Morocco

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Aziz El Yaakoubi SKHIRATE, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions held United Nations-backed talks on Thursday in an effort to end a conflict...

In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days

 

Business

Leaker of China smog film gag is punished

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Financial Times
Employee suspended after order to halt ‘Under the Dome’ coverage is shared on social media

Tokyo looks at legalising noisy children

2 hours 5 minutes ago - Financial Times
City could make exception to 45-decibel rule that hampers day care provision

US corporate profits set for second straight quarterly fall

2 hours 3 minutes ago - Financial Times
Analysts trim forecasts as stronger dollar takes toll on earnings

Uber hits brakes on S Korea ride-sharing

1 hour 31 minutes ago - Financial Times
Decision is latest setback in company’s aggressive Asia expansion drive

Dollar at 11-year high before jobs data

18 minutes ago - Financial Times
Eurozone bond yields at lows as ECB buying looms

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Fashion

Wouldn’t You Like a Jenny Slate TV Show?

Yesterday - The Cut
According to some covert-Hollywood-secrets-reporting from Deadline, FX is eyeing a pilot starring Jenny Slate, written by Obvious Child director Gilli...

Abercrombie Gave Its Corporate Jet the Heave-Ho

Yesterday - The Cut
Is that "Take Me Home, Country Roads" playing on the world's tiniest violin? It's just the soundtrack to Abercrombie & Fitch's clearing-out inventory...

Gold Leaf Your Face For Fall, à la Rick Owens

Yesterday - Fashionista
Trust us on this one

Tyler's Overnight Moisture Mask

Yesterday - Fashionista
Simple but effective

Rick Owens Totally Covered His Models’ Faces in Gold Leaf

Yesterday - The Cut
If Rick Owens's Paris menswear show was about revealing things you don't normally see, the makeup look for his Paris womenswear show was all about co...

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Food

Pan-Roasted Halibut With Herbed Corona Beans

5 hours 59 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Crock Pot Pulled Pork Tacos

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Weelicious

Irish Beef Stew

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Americans have a curious way of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. We pinch each other if we forget to wear something green, we make green foods regardl...

Cauliflower Cake

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Caramelized-Honey Brûlée

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

Valve Demonstrates the Future of VR Better Than Anyone

Yesterday - Gamespot
Valve has experimented with virtual reality for years, but the Vive headset that it's designed in partnership with HTC is the first anyone outside the...

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review

Yesterday - Gamespot
Great puzzles all have one thing in common: they present a conundrum bound by defined rules and then give you the tools to craft a plan to conquer thi...

Watch the New RollerCoaster Tycoon in Motion

Yesterday - Gamespot
Atari has released the debut gameplay footage of RollerCoaster Tycoon World, the first PC entry in the series in more than a decade.The trailer takes...

Check Out This Awesome Zelda Live-Action Fan Film Trailer

Yesterday - Gamespot
Fan group The Zelda Project has released a teaser trailer for The Final Battle, a live-action short film based on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time...

How Indie Game Monument Valley Got on House of Cards Season 3

Yesterday - Gamespot
THIS POST CONTAINS HOUSE OF CARDS SPOILERSIf you're caught up on the Netflix original series House of Cards, you're likely aware that acclaimed indie...

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Health

Can the Snooze Button Keep the Weight Off?

3 hours 1 minute ago - MSNBC Health
You knew getting too little sleep was bad for you, but did you know it might help pack on the pounds?

How To Protect Yourself Against The Deadly CRE Superbug

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
The antibiotic-resistant bacteria carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, has killed two people and infected five others in Los Angeles, and...

Costco Working to End Use of Human Antibiotics in Chicken

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics, senior executives said

5 Fitness Trends That Are Having a Moment

Yesterday - Health
These days, fitness trends seem to be popping up faster than you can say Fitbit. Working out has never been more scientific or sophisticated thanks to...

Liberia's Last Ebola Patient Heads Home

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
A thankful Beatrice Yardolo, Liberia's last Ebola patient, left the hospital to cheers of delight from friends and family

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Humor

Comic for March 06, 2015

Less than a minute ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

5 Badass Facts About Women That History Books Leave Out

Yesterday - Cracked
By Kristance Harlow Published: March 05th, 2015 

The 4 Dark Sides of Being in Love

Yesterday - Cracked
By Felix Clay Published: March 05th, 2015 

5 'Deep' Songs That Are Actually Total Nonsense

Yesterday - Cracked
By Gladstone Published: March 05th, 2015 

14 People Who Don't Give a Single F#@k

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: March 05th, 2015 

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Movies

Happy Gilmore’s Adam Sandler and Bob Barker are at It Again

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Adam Sandler and Bob Barker have reunited for a good cause, but their relationship is complicated. The post Happy Gilmore’s Adam Sandler and Bob Bar...

Buckle Up for an Extended First Look at Furious 7!

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Plus a new poster and a dozen new stills from the April 3 release The post Buckle Up for an Extended First Look at Furious 7! appeared first on Coming...

Check Out This Fantastic Illustrated Poster for Riley Stearns' 'Faults'

Yesterday - First Showing
Tomorrow brings the release of Faults, the directorial debut of Riley Stearns, to limited theaters, and we've already highlighted the intriguing trail...

Is Toy Story 4 Taking the Series in a Very Different Direction?

Yesterday - Coming Soon
New reports suggest that the next installment in the hit franchise may be a romantic comedy The post Is Toy Story 4 Taking the Series in a Very Differ...

Review: Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' is Adorable, Original Sci-Fi Fun

Yesterday - First Showing
"I think, therefore I am Chappie." Third times the charm. South African sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp is back with his third feature, titled Chappie,...

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Music

Vintage Tech - Tech N9ne

33 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Vintage Tech Tech N9ne Release Date: March 4, 2015 Total Songs: 18 Genre: Hip-Hop Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Strange Music/MSC Entertainment, All...

Would U Love Me - EP - The Janoskians

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Would U Love Me - EP The Janoskians Release Date: March 2, 2015 Total Songs: 4 Genre: Pop Price: $4.26 Copyright ℗ 2015 Republic Records, a division...

Rollercoaster (How To Dress Well Remix) - Single - Bleachers

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Rollercoaster (How To Dress Well Remix) - Single Bleachers Release Date: March 3, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Alternative Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 20...

Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings... Jazz and Blues (Live) - Diana Ross

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings... Jazz and Blues (Live) Diana Ross Release Date: March 3, 2015 Total Songs: 19 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $9.99 Copyright...

Stay the Night (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore) [Zedd & Kevin Drew Extended Remix] - Single - Zedd

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Stay the Night (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore) [Zedd & Kevin Drew Extended Remix] - Single Zedd Release Date: March 4, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre:...

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News

Al-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander

34 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Friday that its top field commander was killed in an airstrike that targeted a meeting of the...

German Parliament approves quota for female directors

31 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament has approved a quota system that will require leading companies in Europe's biggest economy to have at least 30 p...

Libyan factions hold peace talks in Morocco

25 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Aziz El Yaakoubi SKHIRATE, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions held United Nations-backed talks on Thursday in an effort to end a conflict...

In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

15 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days

South Africa: Bail for woman who kidnapped baby 17 years ago

13 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A woman in South Africa who kidnapped a baby 17 years ago and raised the child as her own has been granted bail

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Politics

Some in Ferguson Who Are Part of Problem Are Asked to Help Solve It

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Many of the officials who are cited in the Justice Department’s scathing report on the city’s justice system are still in power and will be counte...

Ferguson Report Puts ‘Hands Up’ to Reality Test

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The report, which cleared Officer Darren Wilson while sharply criticizing Ferguson’s justice system, called into question the story behind the rally...

When Clinton Joined Obama Administration, Friction Was Over Staff, Not Email

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The uproar over Hillary Clinton’s use of only a private email account as secretary of state calls to mind the mutual distrust that characterized the...

With Eyes on His Vote in Health Subsidies Case, Roberts Lets on Little

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
In Supreme Court arguments Wednesday on the fate of the health care law, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. traded his usual display of intellect and c...

So much for a smooth Clinton campaign

Yesterday - CNN Politics
Hillary Clinton's biggest challenge to a smooth launch of her 2016 campaign is a familiar one: Herself

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Pop Culture

'Dark Places' Trailer Proves It's a Worthy Companion to 'Gone Girl'

3 hours 54 minutes ago - ETOnline
Warning: This trailer contains NSFW language. Three years before author Gillian Flynn published the twisted thriller Gone Girl, she was already ruli...

Transgender Women Share Their Personal Stories with ET Special Correspondent Janet Mock

4 hours 7 minutes ago - ETOnline
ET special correspondent Janet Mock recently sat down with four women whose experiences with coming out and living post-transition may give some insig...

Josh Duhamel Gushes About Baby Axl, Says He Wants More Kids

4 hours 39 minutes ago - ETOnline
Battle Creek star Josh Duhamel has a picture perfect life. He's on an exciting new series, he's married to Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, and he's the...

Martha Stewart, Shaquille O’Neal to Roast Justin Bieber

4 hours 29 minutes ago - ETOnline
Comedy Central has recruited some all-star comedic talent for their upcoming roast of Justin Bieber, including roast master Kevin Hart, Jeffrey Ross,...

FLASHBACK: Harrison Ford Talks About Flying With Caution in ‘99

5 hours 46 minutes ago - ETOnline
Despite nearly two decades of experience piloting aircrafts, Harrison Ford was forced to crash-land his vintage World War II single-engine plane into...

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Science

Kids Really Do Want To Have 'The Talk' With Parents

Yesterday - Pop Sci
When talking about sex, it’s hard to say whether the parents or the kids are more uncomfortable (it's probably the kids). But it turns out those con...

Gravitational Lens Splits Supernova’s Light 4 Different Ways

Yesterday - Pop Sci
About 9.3 billion years ago, a supernova exploded in our universe. Since then, its light has been traveling the billions of light years it takes to ge...

Water-Repellent Paint Punishes Revelers Who Use Street As Public Toilet

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Peeing in public is the worst. And unfortunately, in major cities with any kind of nightlife, the stench of stale urine on the street is an incredibly...

Why A Real CHAPPiE Robot Would Be More Of A Mystery Than A Friend

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Neil Blomkamp’s new film CHAPPiE, which hits U.S. theaters this weekend, follows the unlikely transformation of a defective robot into a one-of-a-ki...

Not All Stress Monitors Are Created Equal [Review]

Yesterday - Pop Sci
There are gadgets to measure everything, from what we eat to how many steps we take—and now, a new breed of devices claims to monitor stress. I test...

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Sports

Impact

3 hours 31 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Impact

Blazers lose Wesley Matthews for season to ruptured Achilles'

3 hours 11 minutes ago - Sporting News

Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks (Yahoo Sports)

4 hours 43 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mave...

Blazers' Matthews (torn Achilles) out for season

4 hours 39 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Blazers' Matthews (torn Achilles) out for season

Portland's Matthews injures left foot against Dallas (Yahoo Sports)

5 hours 18 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Portland starter Wesley Matthews had to be helped off the court after hurting his left foot in the Trail Blazers' game against the Dallas Mavericks on...

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T.V.

Grey's Anatomy: Was Dr. Herman's Operation a Success?

Yesterday - TV Guide
So, did it work?When we left off with Grey's Anatomy last week, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) was about to tackle the biggest case of her life: removing...

Mega Buzz: What Kind of Havoc Will Mellie's Sister Wreak on Scandal?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Remember when we said that you'd learn more about Mellie's background on Scandal in the coming weeks? Well, when her sister arrives on the March 19 ep...

VIDEO: The Price Is Wrong (Again)! Watch Adam Sandler and Bob Barker's Brutal Happy Gilmore Rematch

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's one of America's most storied feuds. OK, not really, but anyone who has seen Happy Gilmore knows all too well about the epic fight scene between...

Report: Fox Eyeing Expendables Event Series

Yesterday - TV Guide
The small screen is about to get a big shot of adrenaline.Fox is developing an event series based on The Expendables films, Deadline reports.Fox has o...

Once Upon a Time Exclusive Video: What's Hook Hiding From Emma? And Will This Push Her to Go Dark?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Well, that didn't last long.On Once Upon a Time's spring premiere, it looked like Emma (Jennifer Morrison) and Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) were getting al...

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Technology

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google team up to support marriage equality

24 minutes ago - Engadget
A total of 379 companies, including tech's biggest names, are trying to convince the Supreme Court to rule in favor of nationwide marriage equality. T...

Oracle's now dumping Java crapware bundles on your Mac, too

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Engadget
Since megayachts aren't going to buy themselves, Larry Ellison's Oracle has been picking up extra cash for years by slipping adware to Windows users v...

Uber Suspends Its UberX Service In South Korea

2 hours 40 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Uber has suspended its ride-sharing service UberX in South Korea following discussions with the government. The news is the latest in a series of se...

Apple expects you to use its Watch in 10-second bursts

3 hours 57 minutes ago - Engadget
Apple doesn't want you to spend a lot of time with Watch apps. Specifically, if you're looking at your Cupertino-device adorned wrist for more than 10...

Vuzix's new VR headset adds earphones and supports multiple devices

5 hours 28 minutes ago - Engadget
Yet another VR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking after all the VR headset news these past few days. This one is the lat...

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U.S.

Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years

1 hour 2 minutes ago - US News
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Animal rights activists were stunned when the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced it would...

Florida Man Drove to Lawyer's Office With Dead Body in Truck

28 minutes ago - ABC News
A Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup and drove to his lawyer???s office, where he said he had killed the man in self-defense

Thousands Stranded on Ky. Interstates for Nearly 24 Hours

19 minutes ago - ABC News
Snow turns interstates into parking lots, stranding thousands in Kentucky for nearly a day

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel begins F1 2015 with big ambitions

1 hour 11 minutes ago - US News
Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel enters the new Formula One season in the unusual position of being the outsider. This time, the Ferrari driver is...

Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody

1 hour 44 minutes ago - US News
MOSCOW (AP) — Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been released after spending 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the s...

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World

Ecologically disastrous dams may get the go-ahead

36 minutes ago - Guardian
Eighteen months after the catastrophic Uttarakhand floods, dams repeatedly vetoed by experts for causing irreparable ecological damage are likely to b...

Virgin voters: generation rent on the horrors of housing

52 minutes ago - Guardian
Young people are struggling with the cost of renting – and many see home ownership as a pipe dreamIn our new “Virgin voters” series, we listen t...

The Joy of Six: no-look football passes

39 minutes ago - Guardian
From Ronaldinho’s static masterclass to Michael Laudrup making a mockery of defences, the no-look pass is much more than a bit of pointless trickery...

Chris Bryant webchat – post your questions now

39 minutes ago - Guardian
With the general election looming, post your questions for the shadow culture minister about Labour’s plans for the arts, ahead of a live webchat on...

Mexico has a human rights crisis, so why welcome its president with open arms?

34 minutes ago - Guardian
The west shouldn’t be under any illusion about the consequences of our double standards in Latin America: the region’s most vulnerable people suff...

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Live News

Al-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Friday that its top field commander was killed in an airstrike that targeted a meeting of the...

German Parliament approves quota for female directors - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament has approved a quota system that will require leading companies in Europe's biggest economy to have at least 30 p...

Libyan factions hold peace talks in Morocco - Yahoo News
By Aziz El Yaakoubi SKHIRATE, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions held United Nations-backed talks on Thursday in an effort to end a conflict...

In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail - Yahoo News
ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days.

South Africa: Bail for woman who kidnapped baby 17 years ago - Yahoo News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A woman in South Africa who kidnapped a baby 17 years ago and raised the child as her own has been granted bail.