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Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner Recall Falling in Love With Each Other 50 Years Ago

Together, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner make up more than half-century of romantic partnership and comedy gold. Their work together — Tomlin, the legendary actress and sketch comedian, and Wagner, the writer who has penned most of Tomlin’s famous characters, comedy albums and television specials — has shaped a specific, irreplicable canon in American social […]
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Two ex-Amazon Web Services executives behind its serverless and blockchain teams just got $5.1 million to make it easier for customers to manage their data between clouds

On Wednesday, the startup Vendia announced that it raised $5.1 million in seed funding. The startup was founded by two notable ex-Amazon engineers: Tim Wagner, founder of serverless product AWS Lambda and later Coinbase VP of engineering; and Shruthi Rao, who headed blockchain technology at AWS. Each of them brought their respective expertise to Vendia to come up with a solution that uses both serverless and blockchain technology to bring together data from multiple clouds without needing to m...
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Vendia raises $5.1M for its multi-cloud serverless platform

When the inventor of AWS Lambda, Tim Wagner, and the former head of blockchain at AWS, Shruthi Rao, co-found a startup, it’s probably worth paying attention. Vendia, as the new venture is called, combines the best of serverless and blockchain to help build a truly multi-cloud serverless platform for better data and code sharing. Today, the Vendia team announced that it has raised a $5.1 million seed funding round, led by Neotribe’s Swaroop ‘Kittu’ Kolluri. Correlation Ventures, WestWave Capit...
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Meet the 21 rising stars who are transforming the future of clean energy and taking on a $16 trillion opportunity

An enormous transition is underway across the electric grid. Power plants that run on fossil fuels are being replaced by solar panels and wind farms, while more batteries and electric vehicles are plugging in.   Once niche, the clean energy industry is going mainstream. Goldman Sachs says it's an investment opportunity worth as much as $16 trillion through 2030.  Within the industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and workers are bringing a wide range of solutions to bear, from batteries that sto...
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Wagner’s Schalke fail to win again in Europa League hunt

Berlin (AFP) – David Wagner’s Schalke continued their record-breaking run of bad form on Wednesday, notching up a 14th successive game without a win in a 2-1 away defeat to fellow European hopefuls Eintracht Frankfurt.... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Wing, founded by veterans of Accel and Sequoia, rounds up $450 million for its third fund

Wing, an early-stage, Palo Alto, Ca.-based venture firm that was formed in 2013 by veteran VCs Peter Wagner and Gaurav Garg, has closed its third fund with $450 million in capital commitments. That’s substantially larger than the $300 million that the firm raised for its second fund — and it was raised entirely virtually, says Wagner. What’s so interesting that investors agreed to back Wing through highly uncertain market conditions? A few things, seemingly, beginning with the team itself. Wa...
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Meghan runs off with Princess Diana’s jewels, Prince Andrew caught fleeing, and Ron Jeremy’s wood, in this week’s dubious tabloids

Their rapidly dwindling audience read the rags for celebrity scandal that make them feel briefly better about their own depressing existence, finding some small comfort in the suffering of the rich and famous. But amid a pandemic, unprecedented unemployment, protests and riots across America, it’s hard to find any consolation in the supermarket magazines, which are clearly struggling to find any celebrity news at all. This week’s tabloid tales, mined from the basest of minerals with only trace a...
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Libyan government vows to defeat rebel general after recapturing Tripoli

Libya's internationally recognised government vowed to defeat Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar after its troops recaptured key districts of Tripoli, effectively ending a 14-month siege of the capital city. Turkish backed-troops with the Government of National Accord said they had secured all of Tripoli's entry and exit points early on Thursday morning, a day after they seized the city's derelict but bitterly contested international airport. "Our heroic forces have full control of Greater...
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Libya's government claims to have retaken Tripoli as  Russian-backed rebel retreats

Libya's internationally recognised government has claimed victory in the battle for control of the country's capital after more than a year of fighting. Turkish-backed forces fighting for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord said on Thursday morning that they had retaken control of all of the Tripoli city administrative area as forces loyal to Gen Khalifa Haftar withdrew from the suburbs. Separately Reuters cited a source in Gen Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) saying t...
Tags: News, Russia, Turkey, Libya, Un, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kremlin, Human Rights Watch, Reuters, Tripoli, Wagner, LNA, Gna, UAE Egypt, Gen Khalifa Haftar, Government of National Accord

Berlin’s First Post-Lockdown Opera Will Be ‘Rheingold’ On A Parking Deck

No, this isn’t some Regieoper conceit. This performance will take place on an actual parking deck — the one at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where, starting next Friday (June 12), music director Donald Runnicles will conduct Wagner’s Das Rheingold in the 90-minute chamber-opera arrangement by Jonathan Dove. – OperaWire
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John Macurdy, American Bass Who Sang More Than 1000 Performances At The Met, Has Died At 91

Macurdy’s rich voice and stage presence won him accolades over his 38-year career at the Met. “Though he achieved success in key roles like Gurnemanz in Wagner’s Parsifal, King Marke in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde and Sarastro in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Mr. Macurdy proved essential to the house for his standout performances of supporting roles, including the Commendatore in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, which he sang 75 times at the Met; Daland in Wagner’s Der Fliegender Holländer; the King of Egypt...
Tags: Art, People, Egypt, Verdi, Mozart, Wagner, Don Giovanni, Marke, Sarastro, Gurnemanz, Daland, John Macurdy, 05.23.20, Macurdy

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Sues The Intercept for Defamation

Erik Prince, founder of private military contractor Blackwater and an adviser to Donald Trump, is suing The Intercept over an article published in April that accused him of attempting to offer military services to a Russian military contractor connected to the Russian government.The April 13 article, called “Erik Prince Offered Lethal Services to Sanctioned Russian Mercenary Firm Wagner,” accuses Prince of offering services to Wagner Group for operations conducted in Libya and Mozambique. The ar...
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An Audience Comes Out of Lockdown for Schubert and Mahler

Observing social distancing, a German theater cautiously restarted live concerts.
Tags: Music, News, Classical Music, Richard, Wagner, Schubert, Mahler, Franz, Gustav, Laufenberg, Uwe Eric, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings

‘Unfrozen’ 10-Year LIBOR SWAP Could Spell Gains for Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Benchmark Administration published a new 10-year London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) SWAP rate for the first time since February 27 on Tuesday, which will likely sit at 0.68% as of next week. The last published rate at the end of February sat at 1.22%, which means that the new rate could represent a drop of as much as 45%, potentially presenting a new opportunity for reverse mortgage borrowers to get a higher level of proceeds from their loans. While the ...
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Orange County still forcing families to pay costs of juvenile detention

He’s a gardener. She cooks for El Pollo Loco. Ten years ago, their 15-year-old son wound up in Orange County Juvenile Hall for robbery. He was incarcerated for a year before authorities released him to his parents in Huntington Beach. The couple, who have three other children, also were given an $8,000 bill from county probation to cover the cost of their son’s detention. New fees outlawed The juvenile detention fee was allowed under longstanding California laws dating back to the 1960s. Those...
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Zero coronavirus deaths in 14 days? Can’t do it, Southern California counties say

There’s no way Southern California’s highly populated counties can meet Gov. Gavin Newsom’s benchmarks for novel coronavirus cases and deaths for businesses to open earlier, supervisors in several counties said. Supervisors in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange counties are discussing a joint effort to convince Newsom to revise his benchmarks, which among other milestones call for no COVID-19 deaths for two weeks and just one new case per 10,000 for two weeks. If counties meet the benchmarks,...
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Southern California counties failing state benchmarks to reopen economy further

Macy’s, Kohls and Nordstrom are sanitizing their stores and getting ready for customers as some of the nation’s businesses start to thaw after two months in a coronavirus deep Firefighters battle a Santa Ana wind-driven brush fire called the Thomas Fire on Dec.4, 2017 in the Santa Paula area of Ventura County. The fire exploded to 31,000 acres with zero percent containment overnight Monday into early Tuesday morning, according to Ventura County fire officials. December 4, 2017. (Photo by Gen...
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US says Russia working with Syria to send mercenaries to Libyan war

The US believes Russia is working with Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, to send militia fighters and equipment to Libya, according to senior officials. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, US special envoy for Syria, Jim Jeffrey, said Libya’s increasingly shadowy battlefield could get even more complicated. “We know that, certainly, the Russians are working with Assad to transfer militia fighters, possibly third country, possibly Syrian, to Libya, as well as equipment,” he said. His comments cam...
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A ‘new reality’: California takes cautious first steps in reopening plan

Governor Gavin Newsom announced new guidelines that move the state into the second phase of a four-step process to reopeningCalifornia took its first cautious steps towards reopening, seven weeks after the state became one of the first to order its residents to stay at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus.A small set of retailers, including bookstores and clothing retailers, were allowed to reopen their businesses with curbside service on Friday but not have customers in their stores. Manu...
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Wagner, shadowy Russian military group, 'fighting in Libya'

The private military group has up to 1,200 members supporting a renegade general, a leaked UN report says.
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Wagner, shadowy Russian military group, 'fighting in Libya'

The private military group has up to 1,200 members supporting a renegade general, a leaked UN report says.
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Making sense of Mozambique’s brutal insurgency

The violence in Cabo Delgado province by al-Shabaab (the youth) can be linked to jihadist influence, the continued marginalisation of Muslim people, and the lure of income from trafficking natural resources The post Making sense of Mozambique’s brutal insurgency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Islamic State, Africa, Article, Conflict, Mozambique, Al Shabaab, Openaccess, Wagner, Cabo Delgado, Frelimo, Top Six, Insurgency, Mocimboa da Praia, Muidumbe, Lionel Dyck

'A short but vibrant life': revisiting the life and death of Natalie Wood

In a new documentary, Natasha Gregson Wagner confronts speculation over her mother’s drowning death head on, but honors her life and career firstNatasha Gregson Wagner was 11 years old when her mother, the actor Natalie Wood, drowned off Catalina Island on Thanksgiving weekend, 1981. Wagner’s recollection of hearing the news of her mother’s death that rainy morning is the first scene of Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind, a HBO documentary reflecting on Wood’s storied life and career. Wood’s deat...
Tags: Hbo, Film, Culture, Wood, Catalina Island, Natalie Wood, Wagner, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Documentary films, Gregson Wagner

One Thing the Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped: Aggressive Medical-Debt Collection

This story 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. Darcel Richardson knows she’s fortunate in one sense: She still has her job as a vocational counselor in Baltimore. But despite that, she won’t be able to make her rent payment this month because she’s not getting her full salary for a while. More than $400 per biweekly paycheck — about a quarter of her afte...
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No pool? No problem. You can still keep your stroke sharp without access to the water

An assistant coach for Wagner's women's triathlon team has been forced to get creative while Olympic-sized swimming pools are no longer an option.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Book Review: Incomprehensible! a Study of How the Legal System Encourages Incomprehensibility, Why It Matters, and What Can Be Done About It

Several times each month, we are pleased to republish a recent book review from the Canadian Law Library Review (CLLR). CLLR is the official journal of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL/ACBD), and its reviews cover both practice-oriented and academic publications related to the law. Incomprehensible!: A Study of How the Legal System Encourages Incomprehensibility, Why It Matters, and What Can Be Done about It. By Wendy Wagner & Will Walker. New York: Cambridge University Press, 201...
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Coronavirus: Immigrants have questions, heightened fears as pandemic takes hold

Every day, for eight hours a day, five phone-line staffers at the Korean Community Services in Buena Park are peppered with questions from people worried about coronavirus and its many related problems. “How can people stay insured if they lose their job? Will accepting unemployment insurance affect my immigration status? I feel bad; where can I get tested?” The non-profit, which runs health clinics in Orange County, is a hub for the region’s Korean-speaking community. And many of the callers ar...
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VIDEO: Jaap van Zweden Conducts New York Philharmonic's Performance of Wagner's DIE WALKURE

New York Philharmonic has released a video of Jaap van Zweden conducting Act I of Wagner's 'Die Walkre'. [Author: Stage Tube]
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Historical Fiction Erckmann-Chatrian: Madame Therese. (german) V1. 2 Apr 2020.

Madame Thérèse ist ein historischer Roman des französischen Autorenpaares Erckmann-Chatrian aus dem Jahr 1863. Die hier verwendete Ausgabe wurde von Ludwig Pfau übersetzt. Die Illustrationen sind von Édouard Riou und Georges-Léon-Alfred Perrichon (1830-1907). Die verwendete Auflage erschienen 1869 bei J. Hetzel in Paris und der Buchhandlung J. Noiriel in Straßburg. Spoiler: Es wird eine Episode aus dem Ersten Koalitionskrieg (1792–1797) geschildert. In Anstatt stoßen ein Detachement der...
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Natasha Gregson Wagner Snags Landmarked Midcentury Modern

Hollywood scion Natasha Gregson Wagner has been in the public eye her entire life. That’s a natural byproduct when one is the elder daughter of beloved, iconic Tinseltown star Natalie Wood, who mysteriously perished off the coast of Catalina Island in 1981 — a case that’s still unresolved. Now in her late 40s, Wagner has […]
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