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Our favorite teen television shows, like, ever
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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"Degrassi: Next Class," the spinoff of the hit Canadian teen show "Degrassi," debuted on Netflix last week, much to the delight of the original fans.

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Movies you need to see to understand Texas
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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Texas is a big state with a lot of history, but you can't always read a book to fully understand the Texas psyche.

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'Anesthesia' skillfully ponders meaningfulness of life
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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"Anesthesia," Tim Blake Nelson's exquisitely compressed cri de coeur about the meaning of life in a hyper-connected world, begins as a knife-wielding stranger viciously attacks Walter (Sam Waterston), a wise, kindhearted Columbia University philosophy professor at the door of his apartment building. The thematic variation on which "Anesthesia" focuses is the cruel paradox of living in a worl ...>>
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AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change science
Technology
Published in 21-1-2016
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[...] there was an expedition that went down to Antarctica to prove that the polar ice caps were melting ... (the ship) got stuck in the ice because in fact the polar ice caps have increased. Scientists do say it's only a matter of decades before the sea ice around the North Pole will be melted during the summer months, and some countries' navies are already exploring the area for quick ...>>
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Rules to protect smaller waterways survive
Technology
Published in 21-1-2016
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The Obama administration says they would safeguard drinking water for 117 million people. Republicans and some Democrats representing rural areas say the regulations are costly, confusing and amount to a government power grab, giving federal regulators unprecedented control of small bodies of water on private land.
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Sanders health plan would be far more generous than Medicare
Technology
Published in 21-1-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls his plan for a government-run health care system "Medicare for all." Some health care experts see it mainly as a political document to distinguish Sanders' revolutionary ideas from Hillary Clinton's incremental approach. The campaign estimates it would cost $1.38 trillion a year, paid for with new taxes that would ...>>
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Sierra Leone has 2nd Ebola case after epidemic believed over
Technology
Published in 21-1-2016
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) A second case of Ebola emerged in Sierra Leone after health officials thought the epidemic was over, with a close relative of the first victim testing positive for the virus that has killed more than 11,000 people, authorities said Thursday. [...] Sierra Leone's new cases are particularly worrying to experts because no one identified the first victim as an Ebola ...>>
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5 brightest planets gather in pre-dawn sky for heavenly show
Technology
Published in 21-1-2016
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5 brightest planets gather in pre-dawn sky for heavenly show (AP) Our five closest planetary neighbors are putting on a heavenly show.
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New managing partner for Pillsbury
Business
Published in 21-1-2016
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Campbell, who currently leads the firm's crisis management team, represents companies facing financial and reputation losses associated with crisis situations. According to his biography on the firm's website, Campbell specializes in representing foreign clients with significant regulatory problems.
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The most common passwords in 2015 are terrible
Business
Published in 21-1-2016
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Computer passwords look as uninspired as ever with this list.

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Airbnb strikes back with new report about its impact
Business
Published in 21-1-2016
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A day after a national hotel trade group released a negative report about Airbnb -- its direct competitor -- the rental site released its own report estimating millions of dollars it gives back to the communities where it operates.

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Does a new NFL stadium boost home values?
Business
Published in 21-1-2016
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Does having a football stadium in your neighborhood help boost values? By and large, not so much, a report released this week shows.

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Slowing growth has United looking away from Houston
Business
Published in 21-1-2016
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United Airlines is moving some of its aircraft currently based in Houston to growing markets like Denver and San Francisco as low oil prices have reduced local demand from corporate customers in the energy sector and, more recently, the broader non-energy Houston market. "What it ultimately means is that there will be fewer flights and possibly fewer destinations served," said Henry Harteveldt ...>>

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 21-1-2016
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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AT&T cuts from Houston call center
Economy
Published in 21-1-2016
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Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
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