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Staring Into The Eye Of A Blockchain

11 minutes ago   |   Forbes

IBM's blockchain is about to get a sense of sight, thanks to this new partnership with the Gemological Institute of America.
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Brexit Bulletin: ‘Get On With It'

53 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Today in Brexit: Boris Johnson sets out his demands for Brexit, and warns the new Irish backstop proposal needs to be limited in time so Britain can press on with forging its...
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Starbucks' new toilet policy could prove headache

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Those who have been through the bathroom wars are warning that Starbucks baristas will have to monitor for drug use and keep tabs on the homeless under a new customer service...
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Some Boston businesses wary of following Starbucks' lead in bathroom access

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Several Boston businesses say they have no plans to follow Starbucks' example by opening their bathrooms to everyone because they want to keep out drug addicts and the...
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Murchison: Weakened institutions, values allow horror

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

One telling detail keeps escaping the men and women of words who would end school shootings by one expedient or another: gun control, better security, the arming of teachers...
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Jim O'Neill: How universities can soften the Brexit blow

3 hours ago   |   eFinancial News

The UK's world-class higher education institutions could contribute more to productivity growth
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Bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations goes to Trump

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost...
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Can anything stop foreign government favors to Trump?

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf...
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Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

4 hours ago   |   National Post

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety have promised to wade into the thorny issue of gun control with the next round. The Republican...
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Jerry Jones on anthem discussions at league meetings: “We've got a lot of things that we're trying to balance”

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Nearly two years after Colin Kaepernick first sat, then knelt, in protest during the national anthem prior to games, the NFL is still trying to devise a solution to put the...
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Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. Read more ...

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

The prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85. Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Police from multiple agencies have responded to an active shooter situation in Panama City. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...