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Devils' Advocate: Meet The Lawyer Fighting To Keep Nazis And Trolls On Twitter

<b>Shortly after</b> the attorney Marc Randazza moved into a new office earlier this year, his 9-year-old daughter informed him, judgmentally, that there …

Alex Jones

Working mothers, aided by employers, ship breast milk from the road

Morgan Mohun-Gholson was sitting in a New York hotel room far from her baby girl, thinking, “What am I going to do?”<p>Bags of breast milk, enough to …

Breast Feeding

Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers

Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.”<p>The social media giant began warning users Friday of the possible exposure with a message in the app.<p>“The issue has persisted since May 2017, but we resolved it …

Social Media

Which Foreign Aid Programs Work? The U.S. Runs A Test — But Won't Talk About It

It was the summer of 2013 and Daniel Handel had just moved to Rwanda. He was unpacking boxes in his new house, when his wife walked over with her laptop and said, 'You have to listen to this radio story!' The piece she played him was by NPR's Planet Money team, and it profiled a charity that was …

Foreign Aid

Woman kills 3 before fatally shooting herself at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman killed three people and wounded three others before fatally shooting herself at a drugstore distribution center Thursday in Harford County, Maryland, officials said.<p>A source close to the investigation said the woman was a disgruntled employee. Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told reporters …

Rite Aid

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women, prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Michelle Van Der Linden, a spokeswoman for the Orange County district attorney's office, …

Newport Beach

Trump says OPEC 'monopoly' must get prices down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump linked American support for Middle Eastern countries to oil prices on Thursday as he again urged OPEC to lower prices.<p>"We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us, and yet they continue to push for …

Oil

North Korea’s Kim wants new summit with Trump soon to continue denuclearization

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with President Trump soon to speed up the denuclearization process, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday.<p>Moon was speaking on his return to Seoul after a three-day meeting with Kim in Pyongyang.<p>At the talks, Kim …

North Korea

Wisconsin shooting leaves 3 victims seriously injured, and the suspect dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three people were seriously wounded Wednesday morning when a coworker opened fire at a software firm in a small Wisconsin city, police said.<p>The gunman, who was critically injured during an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement officers, died later at a hospital, Middleton police said.<p>His …

How the Brain Bounces Back

A new study reports activity, not rest, help speed up recovery following a brain injury.

The Brain

China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount

TIANJIN, China (Reuters) - China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world’s largest economies.<p>Addressing a World …

Tariffs

Kim, Moon head to North Korea's sacred volcano on final day

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The two Korean leaders took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, heading to a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and used in its propaganda to legitimize the Kims' three generations of rule. Their trip followed a day of wide-ranging …

North Korea

'No evidence' having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, claim 17 physicians as they call on doctors to 'abandon' statins

No evidence exists to prove that having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, leading physicians have claimed.<p>Researchers have warned …

Research

How to Train for a Marathon If You've Never Run One Before

Although I had already been running for 10 years, I never had any intention to run my first marathon. One early spring day, I innocently joined my …

Marathons

How The Weather Channel Made That Insane Storm Surge Animation

At a certain point, you think you have a good grasp of what to expect from weather graphics. A color-coded map, a five-day forecast with a sassy …

Technology

High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered

The "largest genetic association study of blood pressure traits" to date has studied over 1 million people and found 535 new genetic loci linked with …

High Blood Pressure

Scientists Confirm That Cats a) Are Pretty Smart, b) Don’t Really Care What You Want

Yes, your cat is very special, and your dog is very cute. Millions of years of evolution, however—tens of thousands in the company of humans—have …

Cognitive Science

Tesla Is Facing U.S. Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk Statements

Tesla Inc. is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, …

U.S. Department of Justice

SeaWorld, ex-CEO settle SEC charges they hid 'Blackfish' impact

NEW YORK (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and former Chief Executive James Atchison will pay more than $5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they misled investors about the negative impact of the documentary "Blackfish" on the company.<p>"Blackfish," released …

News (U.S.)

European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of European countries are backing a plan to increase the use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels to cut the continent's carbon emissions.<p>Energy officials from 25 countries pledged Tuesday to increase research into hydrogen technology and accelerate its everyday use to …

Business

Florence Engulfs Hog Farms And Chicken Houses, Thrashing North Carolina Agriculture

Farmers across the southeastern part of North Carolina are just starting to report details about the hit they've taken from Hurricane Florence. The rain is over, but rivers still are rising, and the full picture of damage to farms and the surrounding environment probably won't be known for …

North Carolina

Gender quotas: California ponders breakthrough bill to boost female executives

As California Gov. Jerry Brown ponders whether to sign a landmark bill that would make the state the first in the nation to require more women in boardrooms, he will weigh reams of evidence that point to the benefits of such inclusion.<p>Brown will also have to consider the misgivings and downright …

News (U.S.)

As defense stocks hit all-time highs, is the run in these names just starting?

Defense names like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are rallying. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management discuss with …

Raytheon

Many job ads on Facebook illegally exclude women, ACLU says

Tech & Media<p>Facebook’s advertising platform is being used by prospective employers to discriminate against women, according to a filing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union, joined by a labor union and a law firm that specializes in representing …

Social Media

Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement over card-swipe fees

(Reuters) - Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, and a number of U.S. banks on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments.<p>Visa and Mastercard previously reached a $7.25 billion settlement with the merchants in …

Business

China says it will immediately retaliate when Trump tariffs take effect

BEIJING — Beijing struck back Tuesday against President Trump’s new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, vowing it would immediately retaliate when they take effect and threatening a protracted dispute that could raise the prices of household goods in both countries.<p>Chinese President Xi …

China

Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military plane

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Syria antiaircraft fire downed a Russian military plane after an Israeli attack on Syrian positions, killing 15 people on board, Moscow said.<p>Russian state media said Syrian missiles shot the maritime patrol aircraft down amid an attack by Israeli jets in the Latakia region of …

Russian Military

Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>President Donald Trump's closest aides have taken extraordinary measures in the White House to try to stop what they saw as his most dangerous impulses, going so far as to swipe and hide papers from his desk so he wouldn't sign them, according to …

The White House

US again slashing number of refugees it will accept

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.<p>Up to …

U.S. Politics

Senate passes sweeping legislation to combat opioid epidemic

Politics News<p>WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday overwhelming approved a sweeping legislative package of bills aimed at combating the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.<p>The bipartisan measure passed 99-1. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, was the only senator to vote against it.<p>Similar to the House package passed …

U.S. Postal Service