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Court names military attorney as second-ever female marshal

Col. Gail Curley, an attorney in the U.S. Army who has advised military leaders on national security law, will be the Supreme Court’s new marshal, the court announced on Monday. Curley succeeds Pamela Talkin, the first woman to serve as marshal, who retired last year after 19 years on the job. Curley, who will begin her new position on June 21, comes to the court 30 years after graduating from West Point with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She received her law degree from the Univers...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, West Point, Germany, Afghanistan, Army, U S Army, Howe, University of Illinois College of Law, Curley, What's Happening Now, Pamela Talkin, Gail Curley, National Security Law Division, Supreme Court Police Force


Google HR: Experiencing Workplace Discrimination? Y'all Need Therapy

It’s no secret that Google has some serious internal issues with systemic racism and sexism, but now it’s surfaced that when employees report incidents of workplace discrimination to HR, they’re often met with this baffling response: Get therapy.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Workplace, Labor, Nbc News, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Social Issues, Computing, Gizmodo, World Wide Web, Alphabet Inc, Curley, Timnit Gebru, Claire Stapleton


Amazon, Google pay the piper

You’ve landed on Human Capital, a weekly newsletter detailing the latest in diversity, equity, inclusion and labor. Sign up here to receive the newsletter every Friday at 1 p.m. PT. The events of this week perfectly encapsulate the variety of worker and workplace-related struggles happening in the tech industry. Google settled some discrimination allegations with the Department of Labor, Amazon agreed to settle a complaint with the FTC over stolen tips from Flex workers and the Alphabet Workers ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Supreme Court, Labor, California, Tech, Diversity, Cnn, Mountain View, Seattle, California Supreme Court, CWA, Human Capital, National Labor Relations Board, Sundar Pichai


Two Google Engineers Resign Over Firing of AI Ethics Researcher Timnit Gebru

An engineering director and a software developer have quit Alphabet's Google over the dismissal of AI researcher Timnit Gebru, a sign of the ongoing conflicts at the search giant over diversity and ethics. From a report: David Baker, a director focused on user safety, left Google last month after 16 years because Gebru's exit "extinguished my desire to continue as a Googler," he said in a letter seen by Reuters. Baker added, "We cannot say we believe in diversity, and then ignore the conspicuous...
Tags: Google, Tech, David Baker, Curley, Kannan, Timnit Gebru, Gebru, Christina Curley, Vinesh Kannan, Reuters Baker


Two Google engineers quit over the firing of senior Black employees: 'They were wronged.'

Timnit Gebru, former co-lead of Google's ethical artificial intelligence team Kimberly White/Getty Images Two software engineers have quit Google, citing the treatment of two Black employees. Internal staffing disputes have spilled over into public view, most notably with the departure of AI ethics lead Timnit Gebru. Engineer David Baker said the recent issues had 'extinguished' his desire to continue as a Googler. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A pair of senio...
Tags: Google, Technology, Trends, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, World Economic Forum, David Baker, Curley, Tech Insider, Timnit Gebru, Kimberly White Getty, Martin Coulter, Gebru, Christina Curley, Vinesh Kannan, Reuters Baker


Jamie Foxx Is The Voice Of Pixar’s First Black-Led Film

But Pixar did a lot more, Foxx says, than just hire a Black man to be the lead character. “The filmmakers enlisted a host of A-list cultural, music and faith consultants — including Ryan Coogler, Kenya Barris, Quincy Jones and Yo-Yo Ma — to lend their expertise and perspective to the film’s story, in addition to the artisans who worked on the film directly, like Jon Batiste (who composed original music for the film) or Daveed Diggs and Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson (who voiced characters Paul and ...
Tags: Art, Media, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, PAUL, Foxx, Yo Yo Ma, Jon Batiste, Daveed Diggs, Curley, Ahmir Questlove Thompson, 12.25.20, Voice Of Pixar, Ryan Coogler Kenya Barris Quincy Jones


Podhero launches a $5.99 subscription app where you can support your favorite podcasts

Podhero is offering listeners a new way to pay their favorite podcasters. The startup behind the app is led by Pete Curley and Garret Heaton, who previously founded HipChat (sold to Atlassian) and launched Swoot last year, which was focused on helping you find new podcasts through sharing. In a Medium post published today, Curley wrote that despite Swoot’s “great retention and passionate users,” the team realized that podcasters faced a bigger problem: “It’s really hard to make money,” with 9...
Tags: Startups, Media, Podcasts, Tech, Patreon, Atlassian, Hipchat, Curley, Pete Curley, Garret Heaton, Podhero, Swoot


How Profit and Incompetence Delayed N95 Masks While People Died at the VA

This post first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Before embarking on a 36-hour tour through an underground of contractors and middlemen trying to make a buck on the nation’s desperate need for masks, entrepreneur Robert Stewart Jr. offered an unusual caveat. “I’m talking with you against the advice of my attorney,” the man in the shiny gray suit, an America...
Tags: Google, New York, Texas, News, Congress, California, La, White House, China, Alabama, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Chicago, Fema


Best Wild West towns to visit

Americans have always had a fascination with the Wild West. The gunfights, rodeos, tumbleweeds, and dusty saloons of America’s untamed frontier might sound like cinematic tropes, but they’re also a very real part of the country’s history. The Wild West represents a unique period in the growth of the US, when borders were being expanded and new lands discovered during the late 19th century. Sure, Hollywood has dramatized the Wild West and turned it into a cinematic cliche, but that doesn’t de...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, Hollywood, Virginia, US, America, West, Nevada, Dodge, Denver, James, All, Durango, Billy, Gary, Tom


1st Lt. Frank J. Curley, MIA, USAAF In Memoriam

This is the story of Frank Joseph Curley who died on February 10, 1945 (but is still listed as MIA) on his last mission on the B-24, Hit Parade in WWII, in the Pacific Theater. Brief Mission Story Here. B-24 Liberator 1st Lt. Frank CurleyB-24L Liberator Serial Number 44-41465, 7th AF, 11th BG, 26th BS Additional information at: Pacific Wrecks and the 11th Bombardment Group Websites. To see what these Pacific Theater air crews went through in WWII, see the Story of 666 here . For the hist...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Congress, Navy, Washington, Germany, Religion, US, America, West, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, United States, Ireland, Hawaii, Amelia Earhart


HipChat founders launch Swoot, a social podcast app

Pete Curley and Garret Heaton, who previously co-founded team chat app HipChat and sold it to Atlassian, are officially launching their new product Swoot today. The app makes it easy for users to recommend podcasts and see what their friends are listening to. This might seem like a big leap from selling enterprise software — and indeed, Curley said the company was initially focused to creating another set of team collaboration tools. What they realized, however, was that HipChat is “actually a c...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Spotify, Media, Funding, Tech, True Ventures, Jon Callaghan, Pete, Garret, Curley, Pete Curley, Garret Heaton


Baby rhino bites tip of man’s finger during zoo tour

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials at an Ohio zoo say a 1-year-old baby rhinoceros has bitten the tip of a man’s finger during a behind-the-scenes tour at the facility. Cincinnati Zoo spokeswoman Michelle Curley says the eastern black Rhino named Kendi nipped the man’s right index finger during a visit to the zoo Tuesday. Curley says […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Ohio, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Zoo, Curley, Nation & World, Kendi, Michelle Curley


How Burning Man's Black Rock City rises into a 70,000-person city and vanishes in less than 2 months

It takes more than a month to build Black Rock City each year for Burning Man. The process begins with a ceremony to mark the center of the city, after which teams survey the land, build a fence, and prepare all of the infrastructure. About two weeks in, artists with the biggest installations arrive to set up.  Though the festival's attendance has continued to grow, the city's dimensions have largely remained the same. For most of the year, the 9-square-mile area where Burning Man is held lo...
Tags: Instagram, San Francisco, Trends, Nevada, Harvey, Department of Public Works, Black Rock Desert, Black Rock City, Curley, Larry Harvey, John Curley, Shalaco, Black Rock City Shalaco


This Custom-Built Twin Turbo Pantera is a Ford Lover’s Dream

Like every red-blooded lad coming of age in the 1960s, Joe Curley was obsessed with all things automotive. “I grew up in Chicago’s South Side, and by the time I secured a driver’s license, I was already bitten by the hot rod bug,” he remembers. “I was tinkering with engines and helping anyone who would let me hang around, as I didn’t have my own car, and I got an on-the-job, school-of-hard-knocks learning experience.” Curley’s love of fast cars eventually led a spot on a racing team run out of C...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Chicago, United States, Ford, Italy, Chevy, Cleveland, Pantera, Phoenix, Carter, South Side, Connolly, De Tomaso, Windy City, McCulloch


Former Wyoming GOP official settles simple assault charge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The former state secretary of the Wyoming Republican Party has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor simple assault stemming from an incident involving the party’s executive director. Christopher Humphrey, an attorney for Charles Curley, says in a statement that Curley decided to accept a plea agreement and pay a fine rather than […]
Tags: News, Ap, Gop, Wyoming, Cheyenne Wyo, Curley, Christopher Humphrey, Nation & World, Wyoming Republican Party, Charles Curley


Wyoming GOP secretary resigns amid simple assault charge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Charles Curley has resigned as state secretary of the Wyoming Republican Party after being charged with simple assault in an involving the party’s executive director. GOP officials had suspended Curley on March 8 and said the party’s central committee would meet to consider removing him from office. However, Leigh Vosler, who […]
Tags: News, Ap, Gop, Wyoming, Cheyenne Wyo, Curley, Nation & World, Wyoming Republican Party, Charles Curley, Leigh Vosler


Curley determined to bounce back: "I’ve had setbacks before"

Cian Curley England's Charlie Bull thanked Graeme McDowell and Ian Poulter for helping him make it through the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Qualifying Tournament in Colombia.But Newlands' Cian Curley was bitterly disappointed with his performance and vowed to battle back soon.The Dubliner followed three successive 74s with a closing 77 to finish tied for 55th on 15-over-par in an event ...
Tags: England, Instagram, Spain, Sport, Colombia, Canada, Italy, Pga, Ian Poulter, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Brazil, Jack Nicklaus, Shane Smith, Orlando, Bull


Curley hangs tough in Colombia

Cian Curley in action in the US last year Newlands' Cian Curley shot a three-over 74 for the third day running to share 46th with one round to play in the PGA Tour Latinoamérica Qualifying Tournament in Colombia.The Dubliner is just two shots away from earning conditional status for the players finishing from 12th to 36th in what is one of four PLTA Qualifying Tournaments.England'...
Tags: England, US, Sport, Colombia, Golf, Bogota, Curley, Blair Hamilton, Cian Curley, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica, Club Los Lagartos, Charlie Bull, Russell Budd, Dalan Refioglu, Samuel Saunders, Juan P Luna


Curley playing catch up in Colombia

Cian Curley Newlands' Cian Curley shot a second successive 74 to lie just two shots outside the conditional qualifying places in the PGA Tour Latinoamérica Qualifying Tournament in Colombia.The Dubliner dropped three shots coming home at Club Los Lagartos in Bogotá - one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2018 season — and shares 43rd on six-over-par in an event where the winn...
Tags: England, Sport, Colombia, Canada, Golf, Bogota, Hanna, Curley, Blair Hamilton, Cian Curley, Federico Zucchetti, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica, Club Los Lagartos, Cian Curley Newlands Cian Curley, Charlie Bull, Russell Budd


McIntyre column: The teen years, or the low Tide of common sense

In the beloved holiday classic, “A Christmas Story,” little Ralphie Parker kicks over a hubcap full of lug nuts while his Old Man struggles to change a flat. Reflexively, Ralphie shouts, “Oh, fuuuuuuudge!” Except he doesn’t say fudge. The next time we see Ralphie, he’s got a bar of Lifebuoy jammed in his trap. Getting your mouth washed out with soap used to be a parental threat, today it’s a challenge, specifically, the “Tide Pod Challenge,” the latest proof Darwin had it backwards. The “Tide Po...
Tags: News, California, Opinion, Nbc News, Sport, Soccer, Psa, Rob Gronkowski, Shirley, Local News, Darwin, Doug Mcintyre, McIntyre, KABC, Ralphie, Ralphie Parker


Bonsignore: Rams punter Johnny Hekker leaps into action to help Ventura County fire victims

THOUSAND OAKS –  The call to action was immediate, but hardly a surprise given who Johnny Hekker is and what he’s all about. He isn’t a lifelong member of the Ventura County community, he doesn’t  personally know anyone affected by the Thomas Fire raging across the foothills of nearby Ventura and, given the precious few off days he gets as the punter for the Los Angeles Rams, it’s not like anyone would have blamed him for merely being a concerned observer of the destruction happening 20 or so mi...
Tags: California, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Philadelphia Eagles, Ventura County, Pacific Ocean, Southern California, Ventura, Thomas, Los Angeles Rams, Andrew Whitworth, Angel Stadium, Johnny Hekker, Makayla


NextWave Ventures hires Curley as technology platforms director

NextWave Ventures has appointed Dr. Peter Curley as director of technology platforms. Previously, Curley was director and adviser for Imprimatur Capital. PRESS RELEASE CARLSBAD, CALIF., December 6, 2017 – NextWave Ventures, a venture-capital firm specializing in the commercialization of early-stage technologies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Curley as Director of Technology Platforms. Dr. Curley will serve as a technology partner scout and will focus on identifying opportunities f...
Tags: UK, California, US, Trends, Eu, People, United States, University Of California, University Of California San Diego, Peter, Carlsbad, Curley, Climate Group, Philips Lighting, Imprimatur Capital, Nextwave


Racing Around: November’s Short Track Racing News

Steve Francis Retires from Driving, Becomes Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Technical Director Batavia, OH-  Veteran dirt Late Model driver Steve Francis has announced his retirement from driving after a 35-year career. Francis will become the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Technical Director.  The opportunity came when Francis, who just turned 50 years old, was deciding what the next step in his career would be. He was contemplating on returning for the 2018 season and run a full schedule, r...
Tags: Florida, News, Hobbs, Francis, Johnson, Nascar, Curl, Doug, Paducah, Fairbury, Lucas Oil, Curley, Ken Schrader, Steve Francis, Michaud, Evergreen Speedway


New Owners for American Canadian Tour

One of the most popular touring asphalt Late Model series in North America will enter 2018 with new ownership.  Cris Michaud and Pat Malone – who completed purchase of Thunder Road earlier this year – have taken the reigns of the 31-year-old American Canadian Tour (ACT), according to series Managing Director Darla Hartt. Hartt was the successor of series founder Tom Curley, who passed away in May.  Under the guidance of Curley the ACT has been known for enforcing strict rules requirements to cur...
Tags: Florida, News, Canada, North America, Nascar, Pat, Tom, Cris, Curley, Thunder Road, Michaud, Darla, New England New York, Hartt, Cris Michaud, Pat Malone


This Guy's French Fry Ranking On Twitter Incited A Heated Debate

It all started innocently enough, with this one simple tweet ranking the best cuts of french fries:  french fry cuts, ranked:7. crinkle6. curly5. steak4. waffle3. wedge2. shoestring1. regular pic.twitter.com/mBvqAuVqA0— mauriice (@tallmaurice) June 7, 2017 The Twitter user, Maurice Peebles, a deputy editor at the Bleacher Report, probably had no idea that when you talk about fries, it’s never innocent. The type of fries you like says a lot about the type of person you are. So naturally, what en...
Tags: News, Cnn, Huffington Post, Julie R Thomson, Morty, Curley, Waffle, Mike Gray, Andrew Ellis, Maurice Peebles, Thor Olsen, Donovan X Ramsey, J Marlowe


Former Penn State administrators get a few months in jail for failing to report Sandusky sex crimes leading to child endangerment convictions

As reported in this USA Today article, "former Penn State officials Tim Curley, Gary Schultz and Graham Spanier were all sentenced to jail time Friday for failing to alert authorities to the allegations against ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky, allowing the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys for years." Here is more: All three were convicted of child endangerment. Schultz, the former university vice president, could serve a minimum of two months in jail and a maximum o...
Tags: Law, Usa Today, Penn State, Schultz, Jerry Sandusky, Spanier, Sandusky, Graham Spanier, Curley, Douglas A Berman, Tim Curley Gary Schultz, John Boccabella, Said Schultz


Former Penn State administrators get a few months in jail for failing to report Sandusky sex crimes

As reported in this USA Today article, "former Penn State officials Tim Curley, Gary Schultz and Graham Spanier were all sentenced to jail time Friday for failing to alert authorities to the allegations against ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky, allowing the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys for years." Here is more: All three were convicted of child endangerment. Schultz, the former university vice president, could serve a minimum of two months in jail and a maximum o...
Tags: Law, Usa Today, Penn State, Schultz, Jerry Sandusky, Spanier, Sandusky, Graham Spanier, Curley, Douglas A Berman, Tim Curley Gary Schultz, John Boccabella, Said Schultz


How To Train for a Marathon

So, you want to run a marathon. You want to feel the rush of adrenaline. You want to experience the feeling of great accomplishment and satisfaction in crossing the finishing line. But, how are you going to run 26.2 miles when you get winded running for the bus? The truth is that anyone can complete a marathon if he or she trains properly. He only needs to have the desire, time and the right tips on how to train for a marathon. “Anyone that takes the time to prepare for a marathon can do it,” sa...
Tags: Learning, Goals, New York City, How To, Lifehacks, New York City Marathon, Glover, Curley, NYRR, New York Road Runners, Shelly Glover, David Whitsett


‘Safe routes to school’ bill moves out of committee with 8-1 vote

Advocates in Salem today celebrated progress for their Safe Routes to School efforts. The Street Trust celebrated a legislative victory this morning as the House Committee on Transportation Policy voted 8-1 in favor of House Bill 3230. The bill, sponsored by House Representative John Lively (D-Springfield) and Senator Kathleen Taylor (D-Milwaukie), would take $12 million from the state’s General Fund and deposit it into a Safe Routes to Schools Fund that would be administered by the Oregon Dep...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Salem, Hillsboro, Springfield, Washington County, McKeown, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Milwaukie, Curley, Susan McLain, Ways and Means Committee


Nashville Public Television’s longtime CEO retiring

Beth Curley, the president and CEO of Nashville Public Television, will retire this summer, the station announced Wednesday. Curley has led NPT since 2005. Kevin Crane, NPT’s vice president of content and technology, will be promoted to the CEO role, effective July 6. “Under Beth’s leadership, NPT has become one of the premier public television stations in the nation,” NPT Board Chairman Mike Koban said in a news release. “NPT’s excellent program quality, service to the Middle Tennessee…
Tags: Middle Tennessee, Beth, NPT, Curley, Nashville Public Television, Mike Koban, Beth Curley, Kevin Crane, NPT Board