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3 Ways Your Brick-and-Mortar Location Can Use Social Media To Drive Business

December 11, 2014<p>Share<p>Whether you’re a small business owner, a franchisee, or a manager for a retail chain, social media has the potential to drive …

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Selma protesters invoke Ferguson but police say no comparison

The chants of protest heard across America in recent weeks echoed Wednesday in the small city where the civil rights movement reached a crescendo five decades ago.<p>About 20 protesters walked up Selma's famed Edmund Pettus Bridge and yelled: "Hands up! Don't shoot!" and "I can't breathe," in …

Police: New York City cop killer had criminal record - CNN.com

<b>New York (CNN)</b> -- The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday.<p>Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also …

De Blasio meets with families of slain police officers - CNN.com

<b>New York (CNN)</b> -- Amid criticism that he's fanned tensions between the public and police, New York's mayor met with the families of two slain officers on Monday.<p>"They are in tremendous pain," Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters, "and they are worried deeply."<p>The mayor said speaking with Officer …

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Why Obama Is Smiling Again

The headline out of Friday’s news conference was that the president was happy. Barack Obama's post-midterm-election scowl was gone, replaced by the …

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

Book News: The Future Of The Public Library May Lie In The Coffee Shop

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>For a public library to expect to survive today, it must begin to take crucial cues from coffee shops. At least, that's the key recommendation offered by a much-anticipated report on British public libraries, which is …

Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

MagMaker / December 17, 2014<p>Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share …

Islamic State: Yazidi girls kill themselves to escape rape

Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority captured by Islamic State militants have been trafficked as sex slaves, forced into marriage and imprisoned<p>Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority endured horrors at the hands of <b>Islamic State</b> group extremists after they were taken as slaves last …