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Rashida Jones Takes on the Sex Industry in Her New Doc: "Forty Percent of Porn Is Violent Against Women"

Hot Girls Wanted just hit Netflix, and the Rashida Jones produced documentary shines a pretty unflattering light on amateur pornography. We chatted with Rashida about the exploitation of teens in porn, and the reality of working in an industry where violence against women is considered a</b> …

Here's another sign that Russia's military policies are getting more provocative

Russia's Airborne Troops alone are scheduled to conduct more than 1,000 exercises in the summer months. This represents a 20% increase in operations over summer 2014.<p>Russian paratroopers will also be deployed to the Arctic for exercises over the summer, according to the deputy head commander of the …

Director of nation's airport security reassigned

The move came the same day as the release of an embarrassing report.<p>The chief of the Transportation Security Administration was reassigned Monday, the same day that a report was released chronicling massive failures in airport security.<p>Melvin Carraway, the TSA’s acting administrator was reassigned, …

Smartwatch Sign Language: A New Frontier For Awkward, Melancholic Tech Interactions?

Smartwatch hacking wearable device concept 'Arla' promises to make wrist surfing and cup sipping compatible at long last.<p>It was only a few years back …

How To Launch Your Own Ideas Lab

The realities of launching an internal incubator can be daunting. Artefact co-founder Gavin Kelly shares lessons learned.<p>Gordon Moore’s prediction of an exponentially growing technological evolution has proven true and reached every industry, from healthcare to retail, from government to education. …

Making Modesty Acceptable

When Kendall Jenner decides to wear pants with a dress, she makes a statement about the way modest apparel, and indeed cultural dress in general, is perceived based upon the wearer.<p>A brief scroll through my facebook feed the other day brought me to a post about Kendall Jenner in her latest round of …

South Sudan expels UN humanitarian coordinator

South Sudan has decided to expel the world body's top humanitarian official based in the conflict-torn nation, according to the UN, which called on the government to immediately reverse its decision.<p>Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the move by the Juba government to expel the UK's Toby …

Senate Lets NSA Spying Expire

WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) succeeded Sunday in forcing certain controversial provisions of the Patriot Act to expire, including the NSA’s sweeping data collection program. But the lapse isn’t likely to last long.<p>Running down the procedural clock in a sensational emergency session Sunday …

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Obama nominates senior State Dept. official as Mexico envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roberta Jacobson, the top U.S. diplomat for Latin America and point person in detente talks with Cuba, was nominated Monday by …

Massachusetts seeking financial review of Boston Olympic bid

BOSTON (AP) — The state's top political leaders have tapped a Cambridge-based firm to conduct an independent financial review of Boston's Olympic bid.<p>…

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Nauru blocks visa of Australian barrister for deportee and asylum seekers

The Nauruan government has blocked a visa application from an Australian barrister involved in a high-stakes case that could see the Nauruan president Baron Waqa and justice minister David Adeang face contempt of court charges.<p>Australian barrister Jay Williams was seeking to appear in court to …

Google and Udacity Team Up to Offer Android 101

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Businesses criticize Connecticut budget over spending, taxes

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — In a public lobbying campaign with little precedent, leading businesses in Connecticut urged the legislature Monday to pull …

Cancer trials aim to shore up 'precision medicine's' base of evidence

Officials of the National Cancer Institute joined cancer scientists on Monday to announce the launch of three ambitious clinical trials designed to bolster research undergirding President Obama's precision medicine initiative.<p>The national trials are expected to help clarify whether and how …

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Leaked Contract Shows SoundCloud’s Plans For Ad-Free Subscriptions And Paying Labels

SoundCloud is desperately trying to go legal and pay royalties before labels pull their music from the streaming service. A contract for legal licensing with independent music publishers shows just how much that could cost the Berlin-based startup. Though this copy of the contract is unsigned, the …

Obama warns Israel could lose US support at UN

US president warns lack of progress in peace talks and Israeli PM's stance on a Palestinian state leave Israel in danger of losing "credibility"<p>Barack Obama has warned that America's veto in support of Israel at the UN is increasingly "difficult" because of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's …