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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis worsens

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a r...

In the Loop: Attention Biden alumni! Scheduled reunion Tuesday postponed. Joe’s going to . . . Iowa.

5 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Attention former Biden staffers! A reunion for former staff of Vice President Biden that had initially been scheduled for Tuesday in Washington and D... by Al Kamen

Misfit's wearable Flash tracks your moves and sleep habits for $49

5 minutes ago - Engadget
Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity t... by Chris Velazco

IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses

6 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 IBM today announced a new product called Watson Analytics, one they claim will bring sophisticated big data analysis to the average business user... by Ron Miller

 

Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

2 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006

Russia still has around 1,000 troops in Ukraine - NATO

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO believes Russia still has around 1,000 soldiers inside Ukraine despite some cuts in troop numbers since a ceasefire began th...

Factbox: UK companies keep watch as Scottish vote looms

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
(Reuters) - Scotland is set to vote on Sept. 18 on whether to sever its 307-year-old ties with England and break up the United Kingdom, with latest op...

South Africa postpones child travel rules opposed by tourism industry

3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has postponed the implementation of two tighter regulations on travel for children after the tourism industry ra...

 

Business

Median Household Income Basically Flat Last Year

1 hour 18 minutes ago - Fox Business
The median household income of $51,939 was not statistically different from the $51,759 in 2012, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday

Tech Stocks Try To Rally; Apple Retreats

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Fox Business
Tech stocks tried to rally Tuesday, with the sector attempting to come back from the prior-day's losses

Wal-Mart Spokesman Resigns Over College Degree

1 hour 2 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Wal-Mart's vice president of corporate communications, is leaving the retail giant after a check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree

U.S. Stocks Hover Near Break-Even

35 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
U.S. stocks wavered between slim gains and losses Tuesday, as investors weighed the odds the Federal Reserve will change its tone on interest rates

U.S. Incomes Edge Higher for First Time Since Recession

27 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Americans' incomes ticked up in 2013 for the first time since the recession, and the poverty rate fell for the first time since 2006

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Fashion

5 Backstage Beauty Lessons From London Fashion Week

1 hour 11 minutes ago - The Cut
LONDON — If New York Fashion Week was all about taking makeup off, London has been about piling it on. So far, runway beauty here has come in the f...

John Galliano Made His First TV Appearance Since 2011

44 minutes ago - The Cut
Viewers of the French news program Le Supplément were treated to another Galliano apologia last night. Sporting platinum tresses, the designer dubbed...

Would You Pay $90 For a Phoebe Philo Tee?

54 minutes ago - Fashionista
It's a tee of her, not by her

What the Heck Is Going on with Susan Miller?

1 hour 18 minutes ago - The Cut
You don’t need psychic powers to know that September has been rough on astrologer to the stars Susan Miller: Her monthly report arrived late Friday...

First Look: Bettina at Galleria Carla Sozzani

1 hour 17 minutes ago - The Cut
Before there was Linda, Cindy, or Naomi, there was Bettina. Born Simone Micheline Bodin, the French model turned fashion muse inspired everyone from G...

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Food

Greek Salad with Orzo and Black-Eyed Peas

11 hours 24 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

Tomato-Prosciutto Grilled Cheese

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from SELF

Perfect Fish Tacos

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Peach and Blue Cheese Toasts

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

4 days ago - Simply Recipes
When the nights start getting cooler after a long hot summer, and the leaves show glimpses of turning color, that’s when apple season starts around...

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Games

Halo: Reach Is Free on Xbox 360 Through Games With Gold

48 minutes ago - Gamespot
Today is September 16, which not only means that the first day of Fall is less than a week away, but also that Xbox Live subscribers can now pick up a...

WWE 2K15 delayed to November on next-gen

25 minutes ago - Joystiq
WWE 2K15 has been delayed to November 18 in North America on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, 2K announced today. The international release of the game on...

EA Axes Player Trading From FIFA 15 Ultimate Team

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Gamespot
Electronic Arts has announced it will disable player trading in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team as part of a broader initiative to crack down on coin trading.In...

Delay for Xbox One/PS4 Versions of WWE 2K15

1 hour 9 minutes ago - Gamespot
2K Sports announced today that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of WWE 2K15 will not be released on October 28 as previously scheduled. Instead...

ESRB Turns 20, Former US Senator Praises the Group

1 hour 34 minutes ago - Gamespot
The Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) issued its first ratings certificates on September 16, 1994, meaning the North American organization t...

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Health

How to Never Feel Stressed at Work Again

24 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
We all know what “stress” feels like. While acute, short-term stress may actually improve performance at work, chronic stress—that muted but...

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women’s Urinary Incontinence

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Effective treatment options exist for women with urinary incontinence that don’t involve medication or...

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is focusing on the “Low T”...

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report...

The Quickie Core Workout for a Flat Stomach

2 hours 24 minutes ago - Health
If you want to concentrate on developing and strengthening your core, do this intense core workout three times a week from my new book, Strong Is the...

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Humor

5 Survival Lessons From Inside a Real World Dystopia

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Cracked
By Robert Evans,Adam Published: September 16th, 2014  Movies love stories of scrappy heroes overthrowing an evil regime, and in these stories, there...

7 Amazing Works of Pop Culture That Have Been Lost Forever

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Cracked
By Jacopo della Quercia,Chris Berglund,James Amaz Published: September 16th, 2014  It's easy to think that, with the Internet existing and all, we s...

6 Weird Things Everyone Misunderstands About Anger

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Cracked
By J. F. Sargent Published: September 16th, 2014  One of my favorite story tropes is when a normally calm and subdued hero explodes into a righteous...

5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Cracked
By Zoe Quinn Published: September 16th, 2014  Editor's Note: A few weeks ago our message board and general inbox were bombarded with demands we addr...

4 Ways People Hide Lies Inside of an Apology

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Cracked
By Chris Bucholz Published: September 16th, 2014  We're all familiar with fake apologies, I'm sure, and if you're not, you sincere motherfucker you,...

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Movies

Netflix and Legendary to Make Love, From Apatow, Rust and Arfin

38 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin are bringing an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships to "Love," a new...

Get Inside the Historical Tiger Tank in David Ayer's 'Fury' Featurette

34 minutes ago - First Showing
Following a different glimpse of the story in the latest UK trailer for David Ayer's World War II drama Fury, now we get a featurette that dives into...

Matthew McConaughey on Another World in New 'Interstellar' Poster

1 hour 10 minutes ago - First Showing
Following yesterday's awesome Poster Posse collection from Blurppy for this fall's release of Interstellar from director Christopher Nolan, an officia...

CS Video: Simon Pegg on the Global Search for Happiness

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net has an exclusive video interview with actor Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead) talking about his new movie Hector and the Search for Happin...

Watch the 3D Preview for Gotham, Premiering on September 22

2 hours 25 minutes ago - Coming Soon
We've seen Batman's origins retold countless times across all media, but there's one thing all those stories have in common, the leap ahead in time. W...

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Music

See The Haunting Cover Of New YA Novel ‘All The Rage’

24 minutes ago - MTV News
See the exclusive reveal of the cover for Courtney Summers' "All The Rage."

Watch The Making Of Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Be Dior’ Campaign

34 minutes ago - MTV News
Sure, everyone may be talking about Jennifer Lawrence starring in a little movie this November called The Hunger Games, but for us fashion nerds, fall...

Rihanna Has Two Words For CBS Pulling Her Song: ‘F-ck You!’

34 minutes ago - MTV News
Rihanna tweeted 'F-ck you!' to CBS in response to their and the NFL's decision to pull 'Run This Town' from the Thursday Night Football opening sequen...

Wale And Meek Mill Are ‘All Good On All Sides’ After Twitter Rant

31 minutes ago - MTV News
Wale says he felt bad that Meek Mill went to jail two days after their social media argument

See How Animators Finally Brought The Dinobots To ‘Transformers’ (Exclusive)

29 minutes ago - MTV News
Get an exclusive look at the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" Blu-ray, and find out how the filmmakers made the Dinobots

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News

Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

41 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006

Russia still has around 1,000 troops in Ukraine - NATO

24 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO believes Russia still has around 1,000 soldiers inside Ukraine despite some cuts in troop numbers since a ceasefire began th...

Factbox: UK companies keep watch as Scottish vote looms

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
(Reuters) - Scotland is set to vote on Sept. 18 on whether to sever its 307-year-old ties with England and break up the United Kingdom, with latest op...

South Africa postpones child travel rules opposed by tourism industry

17 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has postponed the implementation of two tighter regulations on travel for children after the tourism industry ra...

Belfast officer who oversaw Adams arrest promoted

12 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rival factions in Northern Ireland's unity government are accusing each other of bias after a policeman who oversaw...

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Politics

Boehner: Plan to Train Syrian Rebels is 'Sound'

32 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama’s request to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels “is a sound one.”

School bans student's 'Virginity Rocks' t-shirt...

19 minutes ago - Drudge Report
School bans student's 'Virginity Rocks' t-shirt...(First column, 7th story, link)

REPORT: NFL Tells RGIII Not To Wear 'Know Jesus, Know Peace' Shirt For Press Conference...

19 minutes ago - Drudge Report
REPORT: NFL Tells RGIII Not To Wear 'Know Jesus, Know Peace' Shirt For Press Conference...(First column, 6th story, link)Related stories:NFL HELL: Pet...

Chemistry teacher arrested after bringing 'date rape' drug recipe to school...

19 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Chemistry teacher arrested after bringing 'date rape' drug recipe to school...(Third column, 8th story, link)

Thousands around LA without power as heat wave peaks...

19 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Thousands around LA without power as heat wave peaks...(Third column, 1st story, link)

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Pop Culture

John Travolta Addresses Gay Rumors, Pending Lawsuit By an Alleged Former Lover

1 hour 25 minutes ago - ETOnline
In a new interview with The Daily Beast, John Travolta, 60, opens up about rumors that he's gay -- specifically a lawsuit from a man who alleged he wa...

Kylie Jenner Reached 12 Million Followers On Instagram And YOU'LL NEVER GUESS How She Celebrated — Or Can You??!

35 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
DUH. Kylie Jenner reached a MAJOR milestone in the world of Instagram.  The reality TV starlet is now followed by 12 million folks on the app and...

'Facts of Life'! See the Cast Reunion

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Extra
It’s a “Fact of Life” reunion! The cast met up at the Paley Center for Media for a special Fall Flashback event celebrating the show’s 35-year...

Robin Thicke Told Paula Patton 'The Truth' & That's Why She Left Him!

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
The recently released deposition given by Robin Thicke in the court proceedings centered around the originality of Blurred Lines in comparison to...

Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants Reunite! Sadly, It's Not For Another Film — Yet!

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Yesss! This is a reunion that just needed to happen! It's AH-Mazing how after one heartwarming movie and ten years later, these ladies are STILL all b...

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Science

How Reshma Saujani Is Building A Generation Of Girls Who Code

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Reshma Saujani's Girls Who Code aims to expose 1 million young women to computer science by 2020. Courtesy Girls Who Code When Reshma S...

NASA to Make Major Announcement Today About Astronaut Transport to the International Space Station

Less than a minute ago - NASA
NASA will make a major announcement today at 4 p.m. EDT regarding the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States. The agency will make...

How It Works: A Flexible, Pneumatic Robot Snake

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Your Tentacle Friend Screenshot from "CSAIL Robotic Arm Slithers Like A Snake Through Pipes" by MITCSAIL on YouTube So Gizmodo found thi...

Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases

Yesterday - Pop Sci
An illustration of DNA via Pixabay Research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows that schizophrenia is not a single genet...

Drone Brain Makers Want To Create The DOS Of Flying Robots

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Still From An Airware Video The idea is that the same red autopilot box works with all sorts of drone bodies. Drones soon may be bound...

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Sports

NFLPA prez: Must avoid rush to judgment

9 minutes ago - ESPN
NFL Players Association president Eric Winston said Tuesday that the union isn't against disciplining players who commit crimes but he warned that the...

NFL hires former White House official as VP

6 minutes ago - ESPN
The NFL has hired Cynthia C. Hogan, a former Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States, as their senior vice president of public policy a...

Messi and Neymar as good as ever, says Pique

33 minutes ago - Sporting News

Jerry Jones on Goodell: 'Heart is on the game'

29 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Jerry Jones on Goodell: 'Heart is on the game'

Fantasy Rewind: When real life ruins fantasy

40 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Rihanna to CBS: "F--- You" for Pulling My Song From Thursday Night Football

30 minutes ago - TV Guide
Rihanna has spoken out against CBS after the network pulled her song from the kickoff of Thursday Night Football last week. Following the leak of...

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Returns to Late Night for Hilarious Jimmy Fallon Duet

1 hour 43 minutes ago - TV Guide
Barbra Streisand made a triumphant return to late night on Monday after a 50-year hiatus to promote her new duet album, Partners. But since none o...

Exclusive: Rosie O'Donnell Returning to The Fosters

1 hour 31 minutes ago - TV Guide
Rosie O'Donnell is returning to The Fosters! "I'm doing three episodes in the second half of this season," O'Donnell told TVGuide.com after the seas...

One Member of the Cul-de-Sac Crew Is Leaving Cougar Town Early

1 hour 46 minutes ago - TV Guide
The Cul-de-Sac Crew will be down one member for Cougar Town's final season. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Brian Van HoltCougar Town

I Know What You Did Last Summer Is Getting Rebooted

1 hour 46 minutes ago - TV Guide
Sony Pictures is bringing back I Know What You Did Last Summer, Deadline reports. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com I Know What You Did La...

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Technology

Misfit's wearable Flash tracks your moves and sleep habits for $49

25 minutes ago - Engadget
Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity t...

IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses

24 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 IBM today announced a new product called Watson Analytics, one they claim will bring sophisticated big data analysis to the average business user...

Marketing Resource Management (MRM) may help campaigns bear fruit

39 minutes ago - Venture Beat
GUEST POSTImage Credit: PixabayMarketing programs and campaigns are alive — anyone who has managed one knows that. Once a marketer plants the seed,...

Vivametrica launches health data aggregation platform for fitness trackers, Apple Watch, Google Fit

37 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: AppleImagine a fitness tracker like a Fitbit, Up, or Misfit Shine on every person on the planet. Imagine all that data flowing up into a...

Misfit releases lower-priced version of its flagship Shine health wearable

25 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: The Flash wearable with sport band and clasp.Image Credit: MisfitHealth wearables company Misfit has released a second fitness- and sleep-mon...

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U.S.

Should Assessment Tests Determine Your Next Career Move?

40 minutes ago - US News
Tests like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator may provide career guidance – to an extent

Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

38 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says President Barack Obama's administration has failed to do enough to harness the nation's energy po...

US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

33 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in...

When You Learn You Have High Blood Pressure

27 minutes ago - US News
Moderation can help you manage hypertension

Call the Fight With the Islamic State a War and Get It Done

25 minutes ago - US News
The administration has created a muddle over whether we are at war with the Islamic State group

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World

Obama to send up to 3,000 troops to fight Ebola in West Africa

24 minutes ago - CNN World
President Obama will turn his attention to Ebola on Tuesday, announcing new U.S. steps to combat the growing epidemic in West Africa

The coolest posters in history

16 minutes ago - CNN World
1914 was a good year for poster design

2 Americans killed by Taliban

12 minutes ago - CNN World
Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force were killed in an attack in Kabul on Tuesday, the coalition said

Gaza war set to reverse Palestinian economic growth

58 minutes ago - Guardian
World Bank says economy expected to shrink by nearly 4% this year but could rebound in 2015 if Gaza reconstruction beginsThe recent war in Gaza will r...

People of Kashmir face risk of serious disease in wake of devastating floods

51 minutes ago - Guardian
Fresh disaster threatens with the displaced crammed into camps and bloated animal carcasses floating in stagnant waterThe floodwaters are finally rece...

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Live News

Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006 - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006.

Russia still has around 1,000 troops in Ukraine - NATO - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO believes Russia still has around 1,000 soldiers inside Ukraine despite some cuts in troop numbers since a ceasefire began th...

Factbox: UK companies keep watch as Scottish vote looms - Yahoo News
(Reuters) - Scotland is set to vote on Sept. 18 on whether to sever its 307-year-old ties with England and break up the United Kingdom, with latest op...

South Africa postpones child travel rules opposed by tourism industry - Yahoo News
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has postponed the implementation of two tighter regulations on travel for children after the tourism industry ra...

Belfast officer who oversaw Adams arrest promoted - Yahoo News
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rival factions in Northern Ireland's unity government are accusing each other of bias after a policeman who oversaw...

Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis worsens - Yahoo News
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a r...