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Julianne Moore petitions to change high school named after Confederate general

Julianne Moore and Hollywood producer Bruce Cohen have teamed up to petition to rename their northern Virginia high school.<p>The former classmates started a petition on Change.org to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School, currently named for a Confederate general.<p>"When we were at J.E.B. Stuart in the late …

Rights & Freedoms

LaMarcus Aldridge's move to San Antonio got an unlikely assist

LAS VEGAS – Should the San Antonio Spurs return to the NBA’s mountaintop this season, maximizing the talents of new big man LaMarcus Aldridge and perhaps winning a sixth title since 1999, they may need to come up with an in-house award to honor the man who made it all possible.<p>It’s not Gregg …

NBA

Chipotle looking to hire 4,000 new workers in one day

Chipotle is going on a hiring spree: It wants to bring on 4,000 new employees in one day.<p>The company said Monday that it's planning a mass hiring for September 9 that would increase its workforce by about 6.7%. On that day, every Chipotle across the U.S. will open early to interview 60 applicants …

Salt Lake City

Islamic State doesn't destroy all antiquities -- it saves some to sell on the black market

The war against antiquities being waged by<p>Islamic Statemilitants is part of a codified, systematic campaign of cultural annihilation, experts say, that reached a new apex with the demolition of a 1st century temple in Syria.<p>The Sunni Muslim extremists' appetite for destruction of priceless …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Canadian police appeal to Ashley Madison hackers to help in possibly-related 'suicide' investigations

Toronto police on Monday reportedly received news of two suicides related to the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison.<p>Police revealed the news at a press conference in Toronto, the BBC reports, but did not give additional information on the deaths.<p>Last month, the website suffered what local …

Ashley Madison

Netflix announces a big partnership for next month's Japan launch

If Netflix is going to take over the world, it will have some help along the way.<p>Netflix (NFLX) said on Monday that it will partner with Japan’s …

Android Pay coming to US on August 26th, according to McDonald's

It's hard to get super excited about mobile payments, but Android Pay <i>will</i> give a large number of folks a new way to pay for things. A new document from McDonald's unearthed by <i>Android Police</i> shows that the restaurant chain is preparing its employees to accept Android Pay starting on August 26th. …