Netflix executive fired after saying company didn't believe Danny Masterson accusers

Comments by Andy Yeatman, director of children's content, to a woman accusing Masterson of sexual assault came under scrutiny last week.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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UN chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that unified efforts to fully implement sanctions on North Korea are key to resolve the country’s growing missile and nuclear threat. Guterres, who met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, also said that North Korea must be denuclearized for peace and stability in […]
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Microsoft’s Bing announces partnership with Reddit, launches intelligent AI-powered search features

Microsoft Bing today has got major upgrades to the search as the company has announced new Intelligent Search features for Bing-powered by AI and has also partnered with Reddit to enhance better search results on Reddit.  One of the functionality of the Intelligent search is the Intelligent answers which leverage the latest state of the art in machine reading … Continue reading "Microsoft’s Bing announces partnership with Reddit, launches intelligent AI-powered search features"
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4 dead, including 2 children, after train and school bus collide in France

Authorities have mobilized emergency response personnel after a train crashed into a school bus near France's border with Spain.            [Author: Deutsche Welle]
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Cuomo: Female reporter's question on sex harassment was 'disservice to women'

The Democratic governor's comments immediately drew social media scrutiny.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
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31 Years Later, Spike Lee Puts A New Spin On 'She's Gotta Have It'

In a new 10-part Netflix series, Lee revisits his story of a young black artist who loves sex, but isn't interested in a committed relationship.(Image credit: David Lee/Netflix/Courtesy of Netflix)
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Keaton Jones Visits University of Tennessee Football Team as Reports Say His Dad Might Be a White Supremacist

Shawn White is currently serving a three-year prison term for assault.
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FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an ‘idiot’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel’s investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign described him with insults like “idiot” and “loathsome human” in a series of text messages last year, according to copies of the messages released Tuesday. One of the officials said in an election night […]
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Doug Jones victory speech ends with 'Teach Me How to Dougie'

The song started playing just seconds after Doug Jones gave his victory speech.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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BBC Drops Josh Homme From Children’s Show Bedtime Stories For Kicking Photographer

The BBC children's television network CBeebies told The Telegraph that it will not air two segments that Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme recorded for its show Bedtime Stories. (A third episode that he participated in has .) Over the weekend, Homme kicked a photographer in the face at … More »
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Jazz At Lincoln Center Performs Big Band Holiday Classics (Live)

Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra and guest vocalists Catherine Russell and Kenny Washington perform soulful renditions of holiday classics, live at 7 p.m. EST.(Image credit: Jazz at Lincoln Center)
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5 Takeaways From The Stunning Alabama Senate Election

A Democrat hasn't been elected to the Senate from Alabama in a quarter century. It happened Tuesday night. Here's what it all means.(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Washington’s I-405 express tolls should rise past $10 to keep traffic moving, new report says

The report by the University of Minnesota also says the computer algorithm that calculates tolls should make prices rise from the 75-cent minimum toward $10 or beyond much faster to manage congestion.
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Video Shows Trump Supporters Saying 5-Year-Old Girl 'Looks Like' A Terrorist

In a video that went viral on Twitter, people wearing American flag-themed clothing, including one wearing a shirt supporting President Donald Trump, can be seen laughing at a Palestinian-American family who attended a pro-Palestine rally in Los Angeles on Sunday.
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Angels get 2B Ian Kinsler from Tigers for 2 minor leaguers

DETROIT (AP) — The busy Los Angeles Angels filled a big hole at second base, acquiring Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers for two minor leaguers Wednesday night. Detroit received 18-year-old right-hander Wilkel Hernandez and 23-year-old outfielder Troy Montgomery in the trade. The 35-year-old Kinsler hit .236 with 22 home runs and 52 RBIs in […]
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More than 20 IS killed in southern Syria: coalition

Syrian opposition forces backed by a US-led coalition killed more than 20 Islamic State fighters and took several others prisoner Thursday, military officials said. According to the coalition fighting IS in Syria and Iraq, a vetted Syrian opposition group known as the Maghawir al-Thawra detected the fighters early Thursday in an area controlled by pro-Syrian regime forces in southern Syria, in the Al-Tanf border region. Supported by coalition forces, the Maghawir al-Thawra "quickly and profess...
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University of Wyoming researchers developing coal-based tech

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Coal-based electronics might sound like a science fiction invention, but they are a very real focus of investigation for a handful of researchers at the University of Wyoming. Their research is one part of a much larger effort at UW to find new uses for coal. Encompassing several overlapping projects across […]
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U.S. Marine Helicopter In Okinawa Loses Windshield Over School

A 10-year-old boy was slightly injured when the object landed. It is the latest incident in the Japanese prefecture that have emboldened calls from locals to close down U.S. military bases there.(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife’s medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela — all in bitcoin. As Venezuela’s national currency loses value at a catastrophic rate, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to […]
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A long-time Trump ally thinks Robert Mueller will charge Donald Trump

Political Strategist Roger Stone thinks Robert Mueller will bring charges against President Donald Trump! Rob Smith (@robsmithonline) has all the details.            [Author: Buzz60]
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SoundCloud's New Leader Is Focused On The Fundamentals

Kerry Trainor, who replaced co-founder Alex Ljung as CEO in August, tells NPR that SoundCloud is not trying to compete with Spotify, saying creators are his main focus.(Image credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for SoundCloud)
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An anonymous person with $86 million in bitcoin is giving it to charity

The Pineapple Fund was started by some nice person whose early acquisition of bitcoins made him a multimillionaire. He's donating $86 million to different charities, including the EFF (who gets $1 million) FAQ Who are you, and why? Sometime around the early days of bitcoin, I saw the promise of decentralized money and decided to mine/buy/trade some magical internet tokens. The expectation shattering returns of bitcoin over many years has lead to an amount far more than I can spend. What do yo...
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Flight Team Spruces Up Route Over Germany In Shape Of Giant Christmas Tree

The Airbus A380 team took advantage of a test flight to render the sky-high tidings on Wednesday.(Image credit:
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Gone with the wind, a Puerto Rican dream

After working for decades as a letter carrier in Harlem, Vega retired in 2013 to her childhood home in Puerto Rico, only to be chased back to New York by Hurricane Maria.
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Forget Stealth Fighters: This Is the Plane China Needs to Take on America

China is looking to increase its air tanker fleet after its fighter jets, bombers and surveillance aircraft conducted an “island encirclement patrol” of Taiwan earlier this week. As the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) extends exercises in the Western Pacific, refueling will become a problem for its strike aircraft.
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Airtel 4G Hotspot gets a price cut, now available for Rs. 999

In a bid to compete with Reliance Jio’s JioFi, Airtel has slashed the price of the 4G hotspot in India and is now available of Rs. 999. The Hotspot device lets you connect to multiple devices like laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart devices TV, speakers.  Airtel currently offers 4G services in all 22 telecom circles of India and it … Continue reading "Airtel 4G Hotspot gets a price cut, now available for Rs. 999"
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GOP Lawmakers Agree On Final Tax Package, Hatch Says

Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says House and Senate Republicans have agreed on a final tax bill, as GOP leaders aim to pass it next week. (Image credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
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Sufjan Stevens Turned Down A Role In Call My By Your Name

Sufjan Stevens contributed three songs -- "Mystery Of Love" and "Visions Of Gideon," as well as a Doveman remix of "Futile Devices" -- to the new Oscar-contender movie Call My By Your Name. And according to Stevens himself, he could've had a larger role in the movie. As Pitchfork points out, Stevens … More »
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Tax Cut Fight 'Far From Over,' Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden Says

House and Senate Republicans have yet to release a printed version of their final tax cut plan.
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Use Of The Death Penalty In U.S. Near A 25-Year Low, Report Finds

Executions of death row inmates occurred in only eight states in 2017 as public support for capital punishment wanes, according to an annual report by the Death Penalty Information Center.(Image credit: Kiichiro Sato/AP)
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