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Death Notices: James L. Herbolt II

James L. Herbolt II, 27<p>Richmond - James L. Herbolt died on Friday, October 13, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 …

John Clouse

John Clouse<p>Centerville, Indiana - John G. Clouse age 58, went home to be with the Lord at his residence on Sunday morning, October 15, 2017. He was …

400 soldiers helping with Quebec floods as rain continues | The Star

MONTREAL—Hundreds of Canadian soldiers deployed across the province of Quebec Saturday in response to fast-rising lakes and rivers that have soaked …

Coons on budget deal: 'We got what we wanted'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Democratic lawmaker said liberals got what they wanted out of the deal lawmakers reached to avert a government shutdown.<p>"I don't think there is any Democrat who wanted a shutdown," Sen. Chris Coons told CNN's Alisyn Camerota Wednesday on "New Day." "What we wanted is what we …

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The Oral History of Alabama Shakes’ ‘Sound & Color’

Brittany Howard, Shawn Everett, Blake Mills, and others tell the inside story of their GRAMMY Album Of The Year nominee<p><b>By Bill Forman</b><p>A<b>labama Shakes’</b></i> …

American Airlines Is Suing Gogo Over Its Crappy In-Flight WiFi

American Airlines is a lot like you: It wants Gogo's terrible in-flight Wi-Fi to be better.<p>The airline is suing Gogo after finding "materially" improved service from its rival, ViaSat, which is used on United, JetBlue, and Virgin America. In a lawsuit filed Friday, the airline claims that Gogo …

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Google quietly got out of the vertical farming business last year. Yep, you heard right.

Your first two questions should definitely be: “what the heck is vertical farming and why the heck was Google doing that?”<p>The first question is the easier one to answer. Vertical farming aims to use up less space by growing up, rather than out, in order to address increasing food shortages (yeah, …

This glorious NYC storm photo has been compared to an impressionist painting

Photographer Michele Palazzo woke up extra early to capture this stunning image of the Flatiron building in New York during Storm Jonas<p>As Storm Jonas battered the US east coast with heavy snow and high winds, one plucky photographer went out in search of the perfect photo.<p>Michele Palazzo’s …

Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy

The creator of PGP has moved his mobile-encryption firm Silent Circle to Switzerland to be free of US mass surveillance. Here he explains why<p>When Philip Zimmermann was campaigning for nuclear disarmament in the 1980s, he kept an escape plan in his back pocket. The inventor of the world’s most …

The Hulk: The Last Angry Man

T<p>he Hulk is sitting in a half-full subway car on a Monday afternoon, wearing thick-rimmed glasses, not taking up too much space, definitely not …

High-skilled visa applications hit record high

There's no shortage of talented foreigners vying to stay in the U.S.<p>But it's getting tougher to "win" a work visa each year.<p>This year, 233,000 foreigners applied for the H-1B, the most common visa for high-skilled foreign workers. That's up significantly from 2014 (172,500 applications) and nearly …

Game of Thrones Is Better Than Ever in Season 5

Though book fans had concerns about the future of the fantasy series, which returns to HBO on Sunday night, the new season is assured, inventive, and wildly entertaining.<p>Winter may be coming, but the new season of HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> has a distinct air of rejuvenation, of spring. Well, O.K., it’s …

Phone Surveillance Revelation Should Prompt Reassessment Of NSA Spying

Does evidence of a decades-old surveillance program throw out the case many public officials have made for the modern surveillance state?<p>Since Edward Snowden first leaked documents about secret National Security Agency (NSA) programs, government officials have defended them in the name of September …

A nude sculpture so small it's 'walking on hair' - CNN Style

Written by Matthew Ponsford, CNN<p>She could stand on a strand of human hair, with room to spare.<p>The microscopic polymer statue by South African sculptor Jonty Hurwitz, entitled <i>Trust</i>, measured just 1/100th of a centimeter and had been called the "smallest sculpture ever made."<p>But the world's tiniest …

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Emma Watson: "If You Stand for Equality, Then You’re a Feminist"

Emma Watson has truly become a face of women's rights. The U.N. Goodwill Ambassador—whose speech about gender equality went viral last September—is …

Reese Witherspoon Grabs Jennifer Aniston’s Butt at Oscars 2015: Watch Jen’s Reaction!

The grabber becomes the grabbed! <b>Jennifer Aniston</b> found herself on the receiving end of a butt grab on Sunday, Feb. 22, when pal <b>Reese Witherspoon</b> …

South Sudan armed group abducts scores of boys

An armed group in South Sudan has abducted 89 boys in a northern state, the UN children's agency has said.<p>The boys, some as young as 13, were abducted near Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, according to a UNICEF statement on Saturday.<p>The children were abducted while doing their exams in the …

Justine Sacco Says She “Really Suffered” After Tweeting AIDS Joke

Other than a brief public apology last year, Justine Sacco has never publicly spoken about the tweet that took over the internet, lost her a job, and turned her into a punch line — one deployed even today, 365 outrage cycles later.<p>But next spring, with the publication of Jon Ronson's <i>So You've Been</i> …

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Meet Plague: An app plumbing the depths of viral networking

We use the term viral to describe the way information spreads across the internet, but a new social communications app has taken that concept to its …

Reports: Officer Wilson won't return to Ferguson force

Regardless of whether he's indicted for killing Michael Brown, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson reportedly is not planning to return to the force.<p>According to CNN, Wilson has "told associates he would resign as a way to help ease pressure and protect his fellow officers," but does not want to …

Boko Haram Kills 45 In Revenge Attack On Nigeria Village

MAIDUGURI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, the epicenter of the Islamists' five-year insurgency, the head of the local government and a military source said on Friday.<p>The military source said the militants …

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After airstrikes, questions abound over fate of ISIS leader

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's enemy No. 1 in the fight against ISIS. But after waves of airstrikes by both Iraq and U.S.-led coalition forces, questions abound over whether the terror group's leader was hit.<p>Iraq's Ministry of Interior said the Iraqi air force wounded ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed a …