Chris Saad

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Netanyahu trip to Congress provokes harsh reaction from US Jewish leaders

Israeli prime minister’s decision to instigate a high-level confrontation with the White House is not winning favor in the Jewish community<p>Only one head of government is in the hall of fame of Cheltenham high school, just outside Philadelphia: prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu of Israel.<p>Netanyahu …

What NBC Should Investigate While It's Investigating Brian Williams

"We all worked so hard at establishing our credibility," an anonymous NBC News journalist told the Washington Post this weekend, as an internal NBC investigation into the alleged fabulism of Brian Williams continued to widen. At this moment, as the investigative unit delves into Mr. Williams' …

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Brian Williams<p>Ex-CIA Director Brennan Walks Back Claim That Russia ‘May Have Things’ On Trump: ‘I Don’t Know’<p>MSNBC’s Brian Williams Back On Top at 11 …

In Defense Of Brian Williams: Take It From Me, All War Correspondent Stories Get Bigger With Time And Drinks

P.J. O’Rourke exposes the dirty little secret of war correspondents: They’re all liars.<p>I myself was on a Chinook helicopter in 2004 an important …

Report reveals low vaccination rates at day cares of big Bay Area companies

Through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the vaccination rates of any day care facility or school in the state are available online. Wired.com has scoured through the records for 2014-15 and pulled the numbers for a collection of day cares and preschools at more than 20 major Bay …

The mother who is "angry as hell" with anti-vaccination movement

Jennifer Hibben-White's child was exposed to measles while visiting a doctor's office. Seven people have come down with the disease in the Toronto area.<p><b>A mother in Canada who wrote a scathing critique of parents who refuse vaccinations has had her Facebook post shared more than a quarter of a</b> …

Measles Outbreak Cues New Action on Vaccination Rules

—Joe Raedle/Getty Images<p>A measles outbreak linked to California’s Disneyland has once again thrust concerns about the spread of preventable illnesses …

Five Reasons You Need To Watch 'Better Call Saul'

<i>Better Call Saul!</i> airs its first episode, “Uno” this evening on AMC.<p>The show tells the origin story of crooked attorney Saul Goodman from Vince Gilligan’s incredible <i>Breaking Bad.</i><p>But <i>Better Call Saul!</i> isn’t just a spin-off of a popular TV show. So far, it’s a terrific TV show on its own merits. It …

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US invasion of Iraq helped create ISIS - former UN chief

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general, said the US-led invasion of Iraq was a mistake and helped to create the Islamist State militant group. …

'Better Call Saul,' The Prequel To 'Breaking Bad,' Stands On Its Own

I'm guessing that the first thing fans of Vince Gilligan's <i>Breaking Bad</i> want to know is whether its AMC prequel series, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, premiering Sunday and Monday,is anywhere near as good as the original — which was TV at its very best. And I'm also guessing that people who haven't yet worked …

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Jupiter Ascending review – absolute nonsense

In space, no one can hear you scream… with laughter. Which is helpful when watching the Wachowskis’ latest effort<p>“Bees don’t lie…” When it comes to bonkers, overcooked, overambitious sci-fi, writer/directors Andy and Lana Wachowski really are in a world of their own. It took me three runs to get my …

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T.J. Miller Managed To Offend All Of The Real Silicon Valley During The Annual Crunchies Awards

T.J. Miller hosted the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards in San Francisco on Thursday, reportedly managing to turn every moment he was on stage at the “Oscars of Silicon Valley” into the most awkward in history. Miller turned in a performance that probably rivals Joel McHale at Spike’s VGX Awards for …

“American Sniper’s” sinister philosophy: Pro-war propaganda wrapped in moral truth

<b>Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper" (Warner Bros. Entertainment)</b><p>Make no mistake — Clint Eastwood’s film is a myth-building tale, not a human interest story<p>Robert Gordon<p>February 8, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>“American Sniper” is a difficult movie to criticize, partly because of the pro-war jingoism that's …

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Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right

I attended Microsoft’s big event last week in Redmond where they made a number of product announcements, one of them called HoloLens. HoloLens is Microsoft’s own head-mounted device that is worn like a large set of goggles. Their solution is designed to be unique in many ways and Microsoft is doing …

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