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Taylor Swift Makes Daring Escape At Sacramento Zoo, Causes Chaos

October 26, 2018

Everybody loves an animal escape story, whether it’s the thrilling potential of a whole lot going very wrong very quickly, the sheer audacity of the creatures, or you’re just #teamescapee. This latest one involves a baby antelope with a ludicrous moniker (well, “bongo” is ludicrous) who made a brief but inexplicable escape from her enclosure […]

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‘The government doesn’t care about our ambitions’

October 25, 2018

‘We’re the future’ Rasheda is studying childcare but eventually wants to become a teacher. On hearing of the continuing cuts to further education, she says: “It makes me feel like the government doesn’t care about our education and ambitions.” The 17-year-old came to England from Bangladesh at the age of 11. She says she wants […]

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Michigan GOP Senate candidate says incumbent has failed Detroit, African American neighborhoods

October 24, 2018

John James, seen here in a helicopter while serving in Iraq. (Courtesy of John James) James’ sales pitch centers around attacking Stabenow’s strength among African Americans. “[She] has failed these neighborhoods,” he said. “We need to make sure we have greater opportunities for early childhood development, K-12 development, to include skilled trades and vocational skills in school.” African […]

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Marine veteran, 80, to receive Medal of Honor for Vietnam bravery

October 24, 2018

Canley demonstrated an almost Zenlike calm under fire during the Tet Offensive.  (Congresswoman Julia Brownley) Canley, who spent 28 years in the service, left El Dorado, Arkansas, at the age of 15 to join the Marines. He was deployed to Vietnam several times from 1965 to 1970 and his efforts saved the lives of many […]

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Why so many tech companies are creating shows

October 23, 2018

Editor’s note: Jay Acunzo is the author of the new book Break the Wheel, which explores how the world’s best creators break from conventional thinking to think for themselves. He’s a former digital media strategist at Google, head of content at HubSpot, and VP of brand at the seed VC, NextView. The deep tones of synth […]

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TrackR is rebranding to Adero as it looks beyond small devices to track lost items

October 23, 2018

When TrackR raised $50 million from investors that included Amazon a year ago, the Santa Barbara startup made a big splash in the growing market for small connected dongles that you could attach to “dumb” objects like keys to keep tabs on their location. But times for the company have been challenging since then. It’s weathered layoffs; a […]

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Melania Trump: ‘I really don’t care, do you?’ jacket did send message

October 22, 2018

First lady contradicts earlier claims jacket had no hidden meaning as she backs chain migration opposed by her husband Melania Trump has admitted she was sending a message when she wore an olive jacket emblazoned with the words I really dont care, do u? while travelling to visit migrant children separated from their parents in […]

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Matthew Broderick to appear on ‘The Conners’ as guest star

October 21, 2018

A logline for the episode, titled “There Won’t Be Blood,” reads: “It’s Halloween, the favorite time of year for the Conners, but an email from the school banning certain costumes, including Mark’s, sets off an argument between Dan and Darlene. Jackie introduces someone new to the family at the Halloween party and insists that Dan […]

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