Mario Ingraffia

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The wealthy Republican donor at the center of explosive Fox News lawsuit

A stunning new lawsuit filed against Fox News has placed the spotlight on a wealthy Republican donor.<p>Ed Butowsky bills himself as an "internationally recognized expert in the wealth management industry" and a "leading voice on financial matters." He's also been a semi-regular guest on Fox News and …

The 11 Types of People You’ll See at Your Hometown Bar Over the Holidays

They’ll be there, so you better be prepared.<p>There are many great traditions this holiday weekend. Whether it's binging on pie or confirming that the uncle you suspected to be a Donald Trump supporter is indeed an avid Donald Trump supporter, the end of November is a special time of year. Like all …

27 Men's Style Charts That'll Help Every Man Look Good AF

Go forth and look sharp.

Nearly 50 people killed in strikes on hospitals and schools in Syria

BAGHDAD — Nearly 50 civilians were killed in missile strikes on hospitals and two schools in northern Syria on Monday, the United Nations said, deepening the country’s humanitarian crisis despite plans for a temporary cease-fire later this week.<p>Doctors Without Borders said that at least seven …

Middle East

"Nine years to the day I first announced for this office, I still believe in a politics of hope." —@POTUS https://t.co/58AqkT2SAr

Palestinian motorist rams Jerusalem pedestrians, shot dead

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian motorist rammed into a bus stop in Jerusalem on Monday, injuring at least 11 people before he was shot dead, Israeli police said, in the latest in a surge of street attacks.<p>A campaign of stabbings, shootings and car-rammings by Palestinians has killed 19 Israelis …

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Is Donald Trump sexist?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is Donald Trump sexist? Nope, he's an equal opportunity offender.<p>His insult this time, quoted in an interview with Rolling Stone, was directed at GOP candidate Carly Fiorina's appearance: "Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that?"<p>At this point, I'm not sure why anyone is surprised. …

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My Summer of Picturesque Purgatory Working in a National Park

Breathtaking views, friendly foxes, hungry bears, casual sex in communal showers—I saw it all in my months of working at Grand Teton National Park.<p>Grand Teton National Park is the Marcia Brady of the US National Park Service family. Gorgeous, popular—2.7 million people visited it in 2014—and …

CNN fact checks the 2016 Republican debates

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The CNN Fact-Checking Team worked through Thursday night to check some of the most notable claims made by all 17 Republican presidential candidates at the two debates hosted by Fox News.<p>The team, comprised of researchers, editors and reporters across CNN, picked the juiciest …

5 Topics for…Republican Presidential Debate #1

The top 10 Republican presidential candidates will take the Fox News stage Thursday for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle. The two-hour event has the potential to help or hurt each candidate on the stage, all of whom are embroiled in a competitive race. Which candidates will take on …

The 10 Coolest Places You're Not Allowed to Visit

Our spectacular planet has so many wonders to explore. However, there are some places that are just too dangerous, too protected, or maybe too …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Alibaba is getting ready to launch the Netflix of China.</b> The Asian online retail giant is preparing to launch its own video streaming service.<p><b>2. Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market.</b> Its Open Compute Project started as a controversial idea within the company — but four years …

Einstein considered a bigger hero than Jesus, says study

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Science has been on a bit of a run lately.<p>Movies about science have spawned Oscar winners. Nerdy scientist-types have taken over the world. Why, even the New England Patriots relied on science, before …

Math Teacher Called N-Word; Death Threats Ensue

"F*** Miss. Gardener [sic] N***** 8," read the message on the girls' bathroom stall of Amherst High School on the date of March 20, 2014. The African American teacher referenced, a math instructor by the name of Carolyn Gardner, would not be informed about the discovery of the message, until two …

5 of the most bizarre job-interview questions

What did you have for breakfast? Job-seekers might get asked this in a job interview. But, according to a new survey of wacky interview questions, …

Ditch the Meat and Give this Cauliflower Steaks Recipe a Try

<i>Below is an excerpt from “Cauliflower Steaks with Lemon-Herb Sauce ,”</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>Some …

30 Grain-Free Recipes That Are Delightfully Delicious

It's the new year. A time for trying out new diets. The unfortunate part about that is once you decide to cut out a food (or try to eat less of it) it is <i>all you can think about</i>.<p>Mention grain-free and all you can think about is bread, pasta with a side of bread and pasta. Thankfully, there are lots …

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FCC plans to vote on new net neutrality rules in February

Clear your calendars, defenders of the internet: The next big development in the net neutrality battle is due in February. First reported by the <i>Washington Post</i>, the FCC has confirmed it plans to vote on new rules next month. The rumors indicate a draft proposal will go around first with a vote …

Seven must-have tools for entrepreneurs in 2015

BUZZSUMO<p>My marketing department at Boughtonlaw is a big fan of BuzzSumo, an application that they use to optimize their content marketing strategy. Buzzsumo shows the most shared articles, infographics and videos about a particular topic. You can see at first glance what content is working well in …

No One Knows Who Will Pay For The $50 Billion Canal Being Built In Nicaragua

A year and a half after the $50 billion project to build a canal across Nicaragua was launched by President Daniel Ortega, a former Marxist guerrilla, the doubts have only grown.<p>Work officially began this week. But reporters hoping to see any evidence of how it would be done in a fraction of the …

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Exclusive: HBO to outsource streaming technology in blow to 'backstabbing' CTO

In a major strategic shift, HBO will license the technology underpinning the standalone streaming service it plans to offer in 2015. The company has …

Zuckerberg is on shaky ground criticizing Apple’s business model

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on the attack against Apple, calling its products overpriced, and its views on Internet privacy “ridiculous.”<p>Back in September as the furor over the leaked celebrity photographs raged, Tim Cook took a little shot at the Internet advertising business when he …

How to Prevent a Food Hangover

Our 10-step game plan for avoiding Thanksgiving dinner's most pesky, lingering side effect.<p>Indulging without going completely overboard? It might seem impossible for the biggest dinner of the year, but it turns out you <i>can</i> partake in all the Thanksgiving goodies without feeling comatose for the …

LeBron rises to Irving's late challenge

BOSTON -- After much was made about a reported exchange of words that Kyrie Irving and LeBron James later denied ever having following a loss in …

Apple Loop: iPad Sales Crashing, Why Apple Is So Addictive, iPhone Demand High

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers lead times and demands for the new iPhones, projected iPad sales, Apple Pay, the addictive nature of the iPhone, a demonstration of CarPlay, $800 per share, ideas for Apple Watch developers, and the latest …

Billy Bob Thornton calls blood vial swap with Angelina Jolie 'romantic'

Billy Bob Thornton, who was married to Angelina Jolie from 2000 to 2003, says it was her idea to carry around tiny vials of each other’s blood.<p>“Vial of blood is very simple,” the 59-year-old “Fargo” told The Hollywood Reporter on Oct. 15 of his “whirlwind” romance with the actress. “Angie came home …

Qualcomm Makes $2.5B Bid For U.K. Chip Designer CSR To Tool Up For The Internet Of Everything

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has agreed to acquire Cambridge, U.K.-based CSR for £1.56 billion (~$2.5 billion). The latter rejected an earlier offer from Microchip Technology back in August, but the FT notes that Microchip now has until 5pm today U.K. time to put in an increased offer to challenge …

Greece Is In Full-Blown Stock Market Collapse

As if the world didn't have enough to be worried about (ISIS, Ebola, slowing China, Ukraine, slowing Germany, Fed tightening, etc.) now look what's back: Greece. And in a big way.<p>The stock market is down over 9% on Wednesday, which is about as big as crashes come.<p>And the banks are getting …

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