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Investors in 'patient panic' over Fed language

U.S. stock markets are in the midst of a "'patient' panic" ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve statement, when many investors expect a change in the Fed's language that would send the clearest signal yet that a rate hike is coming soon.<p>The S&P 500 has fallen 2.6 percent since February's …

Markets

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone on Jelly's failure, his hopes for his new app, Super

AUSTIN, Texas — What do you do when your app fails? If HBO's <i>Silicon Valley</i> has taught us anything it's that you pivot.<p>When Twitter cofounder Biz …

The Secret Service Disaster: A Timeline

From apparent drunk-driving to prostitution to sloppy investigations and advance work, the once-proud agency has had a rough four years.<p>The Secret Service may be able to take a bullet for the president or prevent counterfeiting, but the agency can't seem to stop a string of embarrassing missteps …

Corruption

I'm a Sex Worker, and Dating Is Awkward

<i>This post originally appeared on xoJane.</i><p><i>By Sovereign Syre</i><p>When I entered into porn in 2011, I was in a relationship that I thought was going to last forever.<p>So when I found myself single a few years later and decided to enter into the dating world, I realized that my dilemma was twofold; not only …

Privacy fears over 'smart' Barbie that can listen to your kids

Campaigners call for ban on Mattel doll that uses voice-recognition technology to respond to children’s questions – and send recordings to third parties<p>A “smart” Barbie doll that can have “conversations” with children should not go on sale, privacy advocates have said.<p>Billed as the world’s first …

Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’

From the archive: Terry Pratchett may strike many as a twinkly old elf, but that’s not him at all. Fellow sci-fi novelist Neil Gaiman on the inner rage that drives his ailing friend’s writing<p>Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, dies aged 66 Terry Pratchett in quotes: 15 of the best<p>I …

Come Hell or High Water: Fishing Alaska

Let’s start at the beginning. My name is TJ and I am the Chief Wandering Officer of www.wanderingstray.com and you can follow me on Facebook. I have …

A Few Days in the Wilderness

This winter my family gathered at a rental compound in Yucca Valley, beside the immensity of Joshua Tree National Park, which none of us had ever …

Pebble Time Kickstarter Drew 167% More Money Per Hour The Day After Apple’s Event

The Pebble Time Kickstarter gained some momentum thanks to Apple’s special Watch event Monday. The new smartwatch from the smartwatch pioneer was drawing in funding at a rate of around $6,000 per hour on Sunday, March 8, which rose to $10,000 per hour on Monday, March 9 (when the event took place), …

Gamergate scandal convinced 4chan founder Moot to leave the site

This past January, when Christopher "Moot" Poole announced that he was stepping down as chief of online message board 4chan, he was vague as to what had led to his decision. But <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s David Kushner reports that the extremely volatile "Gamergate" movement gave Poole the resolve he needed to …

Jurors hit Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams with $7.4-million verdict

A federal jury found Tuesday that the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines" infringed on the Marvin Gaye chart-topper "Got to Give It Up," awarding nearly $7.4 million to Gaye's children.<p>Jurors found against singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, but held harmless the record company and …

Pharrell Williams

Three years after Michael Brown's death, has Ferguson changed?

FERGUSON, Mo. — The day that an unarmed, black 18-year-old named Michael Brown was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson, setting off a series of …

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33 dead and scores missing after Myanmar ferry sinks

YANGON (AFP) - Rescuers were frantically searching for survivors Saturday after an overloaded ferry sank in rough waters off the coast of western …

India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's war-torn Jaffna

Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka's Jaffna province, becoming the first Indian premier to visit the region in almost 30 years.<p>Saturday's trip to the province where the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) waged a decades-long bloody campaign against the government is part of an effort to …

India

FBI on watch as hackers' victims weigh illegal retaliation

The hacked are itching to hack back.<p>So say a dozen security specialists and former law enforcement officials who described an intensifying sense of unease inside many companies after the recent breach of Sony Corp.'s networks.<p>U.S. officials have shown little appetite to intervene as banks, …

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