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Reddit Has ‘Quarantined’ Popular Pro-Trump Thread Over Violent Threats

The violations include threats of violence directed toward officials in Oregon, where legislators are locked in a partisan standoff over ...
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Trump Campaign Counter Programs Democratic Debate With Pricey YouTube Ad Buy

President Trump’s campaign bought the masthead ad on YouTube, an expensive ad buy that could reach many more voters than ...
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Louisiana’s Novel ‘Subscription’ Model For Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Gains Approval

Certain high-cost drugs are straining state budgets. A new deal approved Wednesday allows Louisiana to spend a fixed amount for ...
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1st AIDS Ward ‘5B’ Fought To Give Patients Compassionate Care, Dignified Deaths

A new documentary tells the story of America’s first inpatient unit dedicated to the care of people with AIDS. Nurse ...
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Supreme Court Hands Total Wine, Other Out-Of-State Liquor Retailers, Big Win

The court struck down a Tennessee alcohol licensing residency requirement, opening up the pathway for big-box stores to enter the ...
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What Trump May Be Missing In Those Polls He Calls Fake

Polls taken 18 months before an election are not predictive, but they have sent signals that proved helpful when heeded ...
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Democratic Presidential Debate: See The 20 Candidates Who Will Be Onstage

The large field will be split into two groups for Wednesday and Thursday, after a selection process that was a ...
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Poll: Americans Say We’re Angrier Than A Generation Ago

The latest NPR-IBM Watson Health poll found that 29% of people said they were often angry when checking the news ...
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Black Women, Motivated To Oust Trump, Aren’t Convinced Of Any Democrat Yet

While former Vice President Joe Biden has a commanding lead in early polling for the Democratic nomination, black women interviewed ...
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Illinois Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Use Of Marijuana

The state becomes the 11th in the country to legalize recreational pot. The Illinois law, which goes into effect on ...
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Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearings On July 17 Before House Committees

The Judiciary and Intelligence Committee chairmen announced that, after being subpoenaed, the Russian investigation special counsel agreed to appear at ...
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Medal Of Honor Awarded To Iraq War Veteran

Retired Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia received the nation’s highest medal for heroism for saving his squad in Fallujah, Iraq ...
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Driver In Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists Pleads Not Guilty

Prosecutors say that Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was driving a pickup truck and veered over the center line of a rural road ...
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No Drips, No Drops: A City Of 10 Million Is Running Out Of Water

In Chennai, India’s sixth largest city, the reservoirs are literally drying up. How are the citizens — and the government ...
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San Francisco Bans Sales Of E-Cigarettes

San Francisco supervisors say they need to protect kids and teens from becoming addicted to nicotine. The dominant vaping company, ...
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Business

Skubana raises $5.4M for its e-commerce operations software

Skubana, a startup promising to help e-commerce business manage what can be a dizzying array of logistical challenges, is announcing that it has raised $5.4 ...
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Vertical market networks, effective startup names, Libra, Carbon, and Sidewalk Labs

The next service marketplace wave: Vertical market networks B2B service marketplaces (think translation as a service) are an extraordinarily lucrative startup category. But despite the ...
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VCs double down on data-driven investment models

Social Capital co-founder Chamath Palihapitiya is spinning out a company from his venture capital fund-turned-family-office, TechCrunch has learned. The new entity, temporarily dubbed CaaS (short ...
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