Mobile savings and investment services Acorns is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017 — TechCrunch

Acorns is quickly turning into an oak tree in the financial services space. The company now boasts more than 2 million investment accounts (with 600,000 opened in 2017 alone) and is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017 through the proprietary broker-dealer that it created. Read More

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Yvonne McGuinness, Cillian Murphy’s Wife 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know — Heavy.com

Actor Cillian Murphy stars this weekend in Dunkirk, the newest film by director Christopher Nolan. It’s the third movie featuring the 41-year-old actor to be released this year after Free Fire and The Party. Born in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland in 1976, Murphy has a background in music, only getting into acting later in his life after failing to make it as a…

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Promoter behind disastrous Fyre Festival arrested for wire fraud

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s twins rumored to be named Rumi and Sir

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‘Entourage’ star Jerry Ferrara gets hitched

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Venus Williams sued over fatal crash

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Greta Van Susteren out at MSNBC

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Cops comb for bald man who swiped Rogaine

Cops comb for bald man who swiped Rogaine

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Man falls off paddleboard and drowns

Man falls off paddleboard and drowns

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Restaurateur chokes to death while dining at steakhouse

Restaurateur chokes to death while dining at steakhouse

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Bride finds missing wedding dress thanks to Facebook

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Mom arrested in connection with 2-month-old’s death

Mom arrested in connection with 2-month-old’s death

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Trump to Senate: Repeal ObamaCare now, replace later

Trump to Senate: Repeal ObamaCare now, replace later

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Sarin nerve gas used in Syria attack: watchdog

Sarin nerve gas used in Syria attack: watchdog

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Joe and Mika say Trump is too easily played

Joe and Mika say Trump is too easily played

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China: US must call off arms deal with Taiwan

China: US must call off arms deal with Taiwan

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Germany legalizes gay marriage

Germany legalizes gay marriage

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Feds plan to arrest parents who smuggled kids into US

Feds plan to arrest parents who smuggled kids into US

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Archaeologists make grisly discovery at ancient temple

Archaeologists make grisly discovery at ancient temple

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A new law will impose fines on companies like Facebook and Twitter if they fail to swiftly remove illegal or hateful content on their platforms.

James Murdoch, center, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, in April.

Setback for Murdoch in $15 Billion Sky Takeover

The British authorities on Thursday asked regulators to further examine 21st Century Fox’s deal for the European satellite giant.

Martin Shkreli leaving Federal District Court in Brooklyn on Monday.

Shkreli Had No Trouble Courting Investors, Financier Says at Trial

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers have portrayed him as an eccentric out of sync with the corporate world, but an investor painted a far different picture in her testimony.

A container ship sailing from the Port of Los Angeles in 2015. The White House and a group of lawmakers are pushing for new laws intended in part to oversee the flow of Chinese money into the United States.

U.S. Seeks to Keep Closer Tabs on Chinese Money in America

Laws sought by Trump administration officials and some politicians would overhaul how the United States vets deals, especially ones with technological and military ramifications.

A Citibank office in Manhattan. Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and others announced dividend increases on Thursday.

All-Clear for Big Banks Raises Fears of a Return to Risk

The Federal Reserve’s passing grade for all 34 institutions, the first all-clear since tests began, will have major consequences. The first: Surging bank stocks.

The edge of Aetna’s campus in Hartford. The company, which is moving its headquarters to New York City, had disclosed plans for a move earlier in the year.

Insurance Giant Aetna Is Leaving Hartford for New York City

Aetna will move to new headquarters in Manhattan, drawn by New York’s emergence as a digital powerhouse, as well as financial incentives.

Wall Street Journal Said to Reduce Print Operations Outside U.S.

The Journal will greatly curtail publication of its print newspaper in Europe and scale back its operation in Asia, according to two people familiar with its plans.

Blue Apron Shares End Flat in Trading Debut

The disappointing opening reflects a push back by investors against ambitious price and valuation expectations in initial offerings.

A Walgreens store in New York. Under the terms of the deal, Rite Aid will receive a $325 million termination fee.

Walgreens Calls Off Deal to Buy Rite Aid

Rite Aid will instead sell 2,186 stores and three distribution centers to Walgreens for almost $5.2 billion.

“We will follow the money and cut off the money,” Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said Thursday in announcing the new measures.

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Over North Korea Ties

The sanctions on a Chinese bank, a company and two citizens follow the death of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who was imprisoned by North Korea.

Greta Van Susteren joined MSNBC in January after Fox News let her go last year. Her 6 p.m. slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

Greta Van Susteren Leaving MSNBC After Less Than Six Months

The former Fox News host was let go without warning, her agent and husband said, and her 6 p.m. hosting slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

The Station F start-up incubator in Paris.

Why France Is Taking a Lesson in Culture From Silicon Valley

A new start-up incubator in Paris symbolizes France’s tech ambitions, but can the land of the 35-hour workweek overcome its cultural and regulatory barriers to surpass London and other tech hubs?

Employees of The New York Times held a walkout on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan to protest cuts to the editing staff.

Times Staff Members Protest Cuts and Changes to News Operation

The newspaper’s copy editors and reporters sent separate letters to top managers outlining their concerns over the imminent elimination of a stand-alone copy desk.

YOUR MONEY

Plan on Growing Old? Then the Medicaid Debate Affects You

Here’s how the various Republican health care bills germinating in Congress might affect Medicaid — and how they could reduce your options in old age.

Technicians installing solar panels in Miami last year. A glut of low-cost supplies from overseas has driven down the price of the panels, making it difficult for American manufacturers to compete.

Solar Trade Case, With Trump as Arbiter, Could Upend Market

American panel makers say below-cost sales by Chinese companies are ruining business. If tariffs result, installers and homeowners may suffer instead.

WEALTH MATTERS
The Grand Tasting at the Food & Wine Classic.

How Much for This Jeroboam? For This Famous Chef? Food Festivals Lure the Wealthy

Rubbing elbows with famous foodies is part of the allure of the spring and summer food festival circuit, where access is sometimes auctioned off.

THE UPSHOT

High Drug Prices Are Bad. Cutting Them Could Be Worse.

Reining in soaring drug prices seems to be an easy call. But if the government keeps cutting back on research funding, it could make matters worse.

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington in 2015.

Trump, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough: A Roller-Coaster Relationship

President Trump once enjoyed a friendly relationship with the two hosts, but as his Twitter attack on Ms. Brzezinski shows, that has changed.

CORNER OFFICE
Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, the Army surgeon general, says that even if you don’t know your employees well, you have to figure out the best way to connect with them.

Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West on the Power of Empathy

The Army surgeon general says that even if you don’t know your employees well, you have to figure out the best way to connect with them.

FAIR GAME
A trained killer whale performing at SeaWorld in San Diego in 2014.

How SeaWorld Disregards Its Shareholders

Facing federal investigations over its response to “Blackfish,” the company retained a chairman who had been voted out and enriched insiders with stock.

YOUR MONEY ADVISER

Should You Take Advantage of a Deferred Compensation Plan?

For high earners who qualify to set aside money for a future payout, there are pluses and minuses. No two situations are the same.

COMMON SENSE
Traders outside the New York Stock Exchange. Investors have seemed oblivious to claims of Russian interference in the election, the firing of the F.B.I. director and other political turmoil.

Tech, Fed, Trump: So Many Reasons to Worry About the Market

President Trump has taken credit for a surging market this year. But tech stocks, the Fed and the president himself could change that picture.

Small-Business Owners and Freelancers: Tell Us About Your Health Care

As part of our coverage of health care overhaul proposals, we’re exploring how those changes would affect small-business owners, solo entrepreneurs and freelancers — and how the current health insurance system is working for them.

WORKSPACE
Ralph Guardiano, principal and co-founder of Overabove in Essex, Conn.

Everything Old Is New Again, and Vice Versa

The co-founder of a marketing and advertising agency blends media memorabilia with contemporary technology, while a steam train whistles outside.

WHEELS
General Motors’ headquarters and other buildings in the Detroit skyline, obscured by early morning fog. Some automakers have quietly omitted front fog lights from many new models, saying that high-tech headlights make them unnecessary.

Why Fog Lamps Are Starting to Disappear

Several luxury automakers have moved away from fog lights, saying that new high-tech headlights render them obsolete.

Bill Cosby, arriving this month at Montgomery County Court for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case.

What Divided the Cosby Jurors? Words, for One Thing

Two jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial say the panel disagreed about many things, especially the meaning of terms like “unconscious.”

The Tembec newsprint and saw mill in Kapuskasing, Ontario. The New York Times and Kimberly-Clark built the mill in the 1920s and co-owned it until 1991.

A New York Times Company Town Deep in the Ontario Wilderness

In the 1920s, The Times and Kimberly-Clark built an enormous paper mill in Kapuskasing, along with the town to serve it. The mill and town survive.

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DRIVEN

Video Review: A Family-Friendly Ferrari, for the Family of Means

The all-wheel-drive V12 GTC4Lusso seats four comfortably. With its svelte silhouette, it may look like a station wagon. It is anything but.

TECH TIP

Deciding When to Use Your Own Router

A modem-router combination from your internet service provider usually means less setup and simpler technical support but, sometimes, fewer features.

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U.S. Seeks to Keep Closer Tabs on Chinese Money in America

Laws sought by Trump administration officials and some politicians would overhaul how the United States vets deals, especially ones with technological and military ramifications.

Fear of an End to Easy Money Prompts Sell-Off

A cautionary speech by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank spooked the European bond market, then selling spread to global stocks.

Mika Brzezinski in Trump Tower in November.

Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’

The president used Twitter to taunt Ms. Brzezinski and her MSNBC co-host, Joe Scarborough, referring to them as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe.”

Hideto Kijima of Japan spoke to the news media in Osaka on Wednesday. He said the staff of Vanilla Air told him he could not board a small aircraft because it lacked wheelchair-accessible boarding ramps or elevators.

Japanese Airline Apologizes After Disabled Man Crawls Aboard

The man said airline staff initially said he would not be able to board the small aircraft because it lacked wheelchair-accessible boarding ramps or elevators.

Greta Van Susteren joined MSNBC in January after Fox News let her go last year. Her 6 p.m. slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

Greta Van Susteren Leaving MSNBC After Less Than Six Months

The former Fox News host was let go without warning, her agent and husband said, and her 6 p.m. hosting slot will be filled by Ari Melber.

Blue Apron Shares End Flat in Trading Debut

The disappointing opening reflects a push back by investors against ambitious price and valuation expectations in initial offerings.

The retailer Staples is said to have agreed to sell itself to a private equity firm, Sycamore Partners.

Staples to Sell for $6.9 Billion, and Its New Owner Has an Uphill Battle

The private equity firm Sycamore Partners is adding the office supply chain to its portfolio of retailers.

A Walgreens store in New York. Under the terms of the deal, Rite Aid will receive a $325 million termination fee.

Walgreens Calls Off Deal to Buy Rite Aid

Rite Aid will instead sell 2,186 stores and three distribution centers to Walgreens for almost $5.2 billion.

Employees of The New York Times held a walkout on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan to protest cuts to the editing staff.

Times Staff Members Protest Cuts and Changes to News Operation

The newspaper’s copy editors and reporters sent separate letters to top managers outlining their concerns over the imminent elimination of a stand-alone copy desk.

On Wednesday, the calls for the National Security Agency to address its role in the latest hacking attacks grew louder from victims and tech companies.

Hacks Raise Fear Over N.S.A.’s Hold on Cyberweapons

Hackers in two global attacks have used cyberweapons stolen from a dangerous collection that had been amassed by the agency.

A laptop screen in Geldrop, Netherlands, displayed a ransom message on Tuesday after it was infected during a worldwide cyberattack.

Mystery of Motive for a Ransomware Attack: Money, Mayhem or a Message?

The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.

This plant in Kemper County, Miss., was designed to show the feasibility of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from burning coal. But the plant’s owner, the Southern Company, is giving up on the project and will burn only natural gas at the facility.

In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

Southern Company built its plant in Mississippi to show how coal could be burned with fewer carbon emissions. But it never worked as designed.

COMMON SENSE
Traders outside the New York Stock Exchange. Investors have seemed oblivious to claims of Russian interference in the election, the firing of the F.B.I. director and other political turmoil.

Feel Good About the Markets? Maybe You Shouldn’t Read This

President Trump has taken credit for a surging market this year. But tech stocks, the Fed and the president himself could change that picture.

Small-Business Owners and Freelancers: Tell Us About Your Health Care

As part of our coverage of health care overhaul proposals, we’re exploring how those changes would affect small-business owners, solo entrepreneurs and freelancers — and how the current health insurance system is working for them.

Employees of the German online retailer Zalando preparing customer orders for shipping in Erfurt, Germany. Zalando has invested heavily in hubs like the one in Erfurt and increased automation.

Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs

At a high-level gathering in Portugal, one of the main topics of debate was whether artificial intelligence could permanently eliminate huge numbers of jobs.

An employee of Amazon PrimeNow preparing bags to fill with orders at a distribution hub in New York.

Trump, Amazon and ‘Internet Taxes’: What Did He Mean?

A tweet may have implied support for legislation helping states force online retailers to collect sales taxes. But that is already Amazon’s practice.

WHEELS
General Motors’ headquarters and other buildings in the Detroit skyline, obscured by early morning fog. Some automakers have quietly omitted front fog lights from many new models, saying that high-tech headlights make them unnecessary.

Why Fog Lamps Are Starting to Disappear

Several luxury automakers have moved away from fog lights, saying that new high-tech headlights render them obsolete.

Naomie Harris, who received a best supporting actress nomination for “Moonlight,” was among those invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Oscars Voting Pool Expands, With Female and Minority Membership Expected to Rise

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is expanding to a record 8,427 people; if all accept, female and minority membership would rise.

The Station F start-up incubator in Paris.

Why France Is Taking a Lesson in Culture From Silicon Valley

A new start-up incubator in Paris symbolizes France’s tech ambitions, but can the land of the 35-hour workweek overcome its cultural and regulatory barriers to surpass London and other tech hubs?

A scene from AMC’s “Better Caul Saul.”

AMC and Comcast Try Something New: An Upgrade That Cuts Commercials

In an effort to appeal to fans of its biggest shows, the network is teaming up with Comcast to offer a $4.99-a-month option that lets viewers watch without interruption.

STATE OF THE ART

Amazon’s Vision of Computing’s Future: An Information Appliance

Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker, which comes with a touch screen, represents the model for a new kind of communal, household computer.

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Video Review: A Family-Friendly Ferrari, for the Family of Means

The all-wheel-drive V12 GTC4Lusso seats four comfortably. With its svelte silhouette, it may look like a station wagon. It is anything but.

A closed bank branch in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday. Software by the Ukrainian company M.E.Doc, which appeared to be exploited in a cyberattack, is widely installed at government agencies and banks.

Ukraine Cyberattack Was Meant to Paralyze, not Profit, Evidence Shows

Pinpointing the initial targets of the assault — Ukrainian accountants who use a tax preparation software required by the government — was a major clue.

Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire over 950 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina.

Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the U.S.

The South Korean company said it had considered opening an appliance plant for about three years, but the factory may help it stay on President Trump’s good side.

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For the Best Internet at Home, Try These Tips on Wi-Fi Gear

Mesh networks appeal to people who aren’t happy with the speed of their current Wi-Fi system. But they’re not for everyone.

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A Bond of Teenage Swim Stars, Born Decades Apart

Chris Olmstead, the first U.S. woman to break five minutes in the 400 meters, looks at Katie Ledecky, the first to break four minutes, and it’s as if an old home movie has been digitized.

Yahoo Mail rolls out a rebuilt, redesigned service, including a new ad-free option — TechCrunch

Following its Verizon acquisition, Yahoo today is rolling out a revamped and rebuilt Mail application for its 225 million monthly active users. The update includes a new design, feature set, and technology stack, as well as a new subscription plan for desktop and mobile called Yahoo Mail Pro. The news is part of several changes…

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Yahoo Mail rolls out a rebuilt, redesigned service, including a new ad-free option — TechCrunch

Following its Verizon acquisition, Yahoo today is rolling out a revamped and rebuilt Mail application for its 225 million monthly active users. The update includes a new design, feature set, and technology stack, as well as a new subscription plan for desktop and mobile called Yahoo Mail Pro. The news is part of several changes…

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Social Media Can Spot Civil Disturbances Faster than the Police — TIME

1. Social media can spot civil disturbances much faster than the police. By Cardiff University 2. If you have trouble getting rid of your old stuff, taking a photo may help you let it go. By Penn State University 3. Imagine a fresh herb and vegetable farm right in your grocery store. By Steve O’Hear…

via Social Media Can Spot Civil Disturbances Faster than the Police — TIME

Greater Muscle Strength Means Better Cognitive Function for Older People — Senior care, Health Concierge and Monitoring

Summary: A new study reports greater muscle strength is associated with better cognitive function in older adults. However, handgrip strength was not associated with improved cognitive function. Source: University of Eastern Finland. Greater muscle strength is associated with better cognitive function in ageing men and women, according to a new Finnish study. The association of […]

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Drake Stars as Stephen Curry in ‘Get Out’ Parody — Houston’s MIX 96-5

By Hayden Wright On a budget of $4.5 million, Jordan Peele’s debut feature Get Out has grossed more than $250 million worldwide—making it one of 2017’s most buzzed-about releases. When Drake hosted last night’s NBA Awards, the rapper paid tribute to the race-relations thriller with a hilarious sketch. Related: Drake

via Drake Stars as Stephen Curry in ‘Get Out’ Parody — Houston’s MIX 96-5

Baby Born Mid Flight From Ft. Lauderdale to Dallas — AMP 1037

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Talk about a crazy messy flight. Apparently the moment the plane backed out of the tarmac, a woman on board who was pregnant at the time did not look well. According to CBS DFW Mid flight the woman let the flight attendants know that she was in labor. Thankfully there was a nurse from Carrolton…

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Nick Jonas Debuts ‘Remember I Told You’ Video with Anne-Marie, Mike Posner — Radio.com

By Abby Hassler Nick Jonas debuted a playful, fun music video for his single “Remember I Told You” featuring Anne-Marie and Mike Posner today (June 27). Related: Nick Jonas Decides to Convey Positivity on New Music Directed by Isaac Rentz, the video starts off in black-and-white, while Jonas and a group of models dance around an empty…

via Nick Jonas Debuts ‘Remember I Told You’ Video with Anne-Marie, Mike Posner — Radio.com

Drake Hilariously Roasted Golden Couple Steph and Ayesha Curry With a ‘Get Out’ Parody — TIME

Rapper and noted basketball enthusiast Drake doubled down on his love for the sport when he hosted the first-ever NBA Awards in New York on Monday night. While Russell Westbrook and Draymond Green took home top prizes that night, Drizzy also made a case for being one of the great winners of the night with…

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Top 10 Best Cute Lunch Bags — Heavy.com

Taking your lunch from home means eating healthier and saving money. But what makes it even better, is packing your meals into a super cute lunch bag. Sure, that might seem a little bit silly, but why not indulge your happy side along with your healthy side? Cute insulated lunch bags come in all shapes…

Dierks Bentley Loses Bet, Wears Penguins Jersey — Radio.com

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Country superstar Dierks Bentley had to wear a Pittsburgh Penguins jersey during his Pittsburgh concert this past Saturday (June 24th) after losing a bet with Y108’s Wookie on the outcome of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Nashville Predators and the Penguins. The Penguins defeated the Predators in Game 6 on June 11th to become…

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Duplicate content is penalised in #Google’s #searchresults, always make sure your content is unique. — SEO Service Company

Duplicate content is penalised in #Google’s #searchresults, always make sure your content is unique. — BuildBusinessOnline (@build_online) June 27, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js from Twitter https://twitter.com/build_online from Tumblr http://buildbusinessonlineltd.tumblr.com/post/162319952345 via SEO Service Company

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Mike Lee Becomes 5th GOP Senator to Oppose Health Bill — TIME

(WASHINGTON) — Utah Sen. Mike Lee has become the fifth Republican senator to oppose starting debate on the GOP health care bill. That deals another blow to party leaders hoping to push the top-priority measure through the Senate this week. Lee was among four conservative senators who announced last week they oppose the bill’s current…

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Laura Harrier Is a Breakout Style Star From the ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Press Tour — brandshoppingnetwork

The press tour for “Spider-Man: Homecoming” — out Wednesday — is already well underway, and it’s afforded style icon Zendaya plenty of red carpet time to showcase her excellent taste (and cheekbones). But it’s also given rise to a new up-and-coming style star who is quickly carving out a name for … Continue reading from […]

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The Senate Health Care Bill Faces Headwinds — TIME

The Senate Republican healthcare bill is facing stiff new headwinds after the release of Monday’s Congressional Budget Office “score” estimated it would result in 22 million more uninsured by 2026, with insurance coverage for those that would still have it more expensive for less coverage. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell touted the deficit reduction from the…

via The Senate Health Care Bill Faces Headwinds — TIME

Watch this Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer made entirely on a 1984 Apple IIc — TechCrunch

Sometimes I see something that makes me wish we’d never evolved our technological graphics capabilities beyond where they were at in the 1980s. This shot-by-shot remake of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is such a thing. Created by Twitter user Wahyu Ichwandardi, this was created using a vintage Apple IIc computer from 1984,…

via Watch this Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer made entirely on a 1984 Apple IIc — TechCrunch

Pence’s NASTY Speech On Healthcare Spits In Face Of Sick Children — Senior care, Health Concierge and Monitoring

Putin’s SHOCK Move Derails FBI Investigation. Russia knows too much. Click here to read. WATCH: Mark Cuban Uses 2 Words To BLAST Trump – Trump May NEVER Live This Down. Trump is definitely poisoning our democracy. Click here to read. BREAKING: Pence’s NASTY Speech On Healthcare Spits In Face Of Sick Children. Pence is deplorable. […]

via Pence’s NASTY Speech On Healthcare Spits In Face Of Sick Children — Senior care, Health Concierge and Monitoring

Every State’s Best Food Truck Named; BBQ Truck Rules Texas — AMP 1037

The boom of two things in America in the last 5 years have been Food Trucks and Craft Breweries. You can go to any downtown and find food trucks lining streets (unless regulations prohibit it.) Uproxx has taken it upon themselves to name the best food truck in each state. While that might be simple…

via Every State’s Best Food Truck Named; BBQ Truck Rules Texas — AMP 1037

PHOTOS: Caroline Wozniacki Poses Nude for ESPN Body Issue — Heavy.com

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki posed nude for ESPN The Magazine’s annual Body Issue, and talked about her training regiment and body with the magazine. The ninth annual Body Issue will be out on July 7. ESPN also released a behind-the-scenes video of the photoshoot. (ESPN) In the interview, the 26-year-old Danish tennis player said she…

via PHOTOS: Caroline Wozniacki Poses Nude for ESPN Body Issue — Heavy.com

The Devil Wears Prada Announce 2017 Tour With Veil Of Maya

The Devil Wears Prada have announced a headlining tour with Veil Of Maya, Thousand Below, and another special guest TBA. With this news, the band have also announced that they will be releasing a new documentary called “No Sun / No Moon,” which focuses on the writing/recording of “Transit Blues“. Fans who attend the tour […]

Rihanna, Chance the Rapper and Katy Perry Named Internet’s Most Influential — Houston’s MIX 96-5

By Robyn Collins Time Magazine has published their most recent list of the greatest influencers on the internet, chosen for their “overall ability to drive news” and their “global impact.” The publication put Rihanna on the list because she “approaches social media with the same aplomb and fearlessness that has become her trademark across music,…

via Rihanna, Chance the Rapper and Katy Perry Named Internet’s Most Influential — Houston’s MIX 96-5

Acquired.io launches with $2M funding to take the grunt work out of user acquisition — TechCrunch

Acquired.io launches today with a funding round of $2M. Founded by the team behind AppScotch (acquired by App Annie), they claim to be taking the grunt work out of user acquisition. It allows publishers to manage user acquisition channels from a single place and also help them discover new ones. The investors include Jonathan Zweig, founder…

via Acquired.io launches with $2M funding to take the grunt work out of user acquisition — TechCrunch

Joe Biden in a Lifeguard Chair Promptly Rescued the Internet — TIME

After 55 years, former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the public Delaware pool where he was once a lifeguard for a ceremony to rename the pool after him. The Brown-Burton-Winchester Park pool officially changed its name to the Joseph R Biden Sr. Aquatic Center on Monday as a tribute to Biden’s 1962 summer job…

via Joe Biden in a Lifeguard Chair Promptly Rescued the Internet — TIME

Alec Baldwin to Continue SNL Donald Trump Impression in the Fall — AMP 1037

If he didn’t, who would? Remember when Alec Baldwin said he’d soon cease his Donald Trump impression because he thought SNL viewers had seen enough of it? Alec Baldwin Confirms He’ll Be Back As Donald Trump On ‘SNL’ https://t.co/kI9jpxCdkx pic.twitter.com/8917jXeieG — Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) June 27, 2017 Well… Baldwin says he still has some Trump…

via Alec Baldwin to Continue SNL Donald Trump Impression in the Fall — AMP 1037

Big Hush’s ‘Soft Eyes’ Jangles Shoegaze In A Hall Of Mirrors — brandshoppingnetwork

Featuring members of Pygmy Lush and Flasher, Big Hush’s first two cassettes are getting pressed to vinyl as Spirit/Wholes, with a new song included that feels like a major step-up. (Image credit: Travis Bozeman/Courtesy of the artist) from TDV via Annette Thomas on Inoreader http://ift.tt/2tgyLHHvia IFTTT via Blogger http://ift.tt/2tiyyol

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Major Key Alert: Nicki Minaj Is Officially the Queen of Queens — TIME

Nicki Minaj has always considered herself a generous queen. But now she can even more officially lay claim to that kind of royal title, thanks to her hometown of Queens, New York. On Monday, the “No Frauds” rapper and iconic performer was awarded an honorary key to the city of Queens from the borough’s president,…

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ABS FC To Commission New Puma Kits Against Kano Pillars — newfanzone

The Management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has concluded arrangements to commission its new Puma kits against Kano Pillars on Wednesday in Ilorin. The Club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, told the players after Monday’s training in Ilorin, that they will seize to wear anything again but Puma. “Let us put everything to […] […]

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UNSANE Detail New Album “Sterilize” — SVBTERRANEAN

Noise rock pioneers Unsane have released the details surrounding their forthcoming eighth studio album, Sterilize, which will be released on September 29 via Southern Lord. The record, which follows 2012’s Wreck, was recorded by bassist/vocalist Dave Curran at Gatos Trail Studios in Yucca Valley, California, mixed by Andrew Schneider at Acre in New York City, and […]

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Nintendo Releasing Mini Super NES Classic With 22 Games — Houston’s MIX 96-5

Were you able to go out and get the Nintendo Classic NES system last Christmas when they came out? If you were, you were a lucky one. Many people searched and searched for the classic Nintendo system that featured a bevy of the original games but they sold out so fast and haven’t returned to…

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Pentagon Says It Detected ‘Active Preparations’ By Syria for Chemical Attack — TIME

(BEIRUT) — The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected “active preparations” by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would “pay a heavy price” if it carried out such an attack. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said the U.S. had seen…

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The Big Brother 19 Cast Reveals Their Dream Alliance Names — brandshoppingnetwork

Alliances have always been a major part of Big Brother whether they had a catchy name or not. But ever since Dr. Will and Boogie dubbed themselves Chilltown in Season 2 (and then again in Season 7), it’s become expected that everyone come up with a catchy label to describe their team-up. Over the … […]

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Watch Taylor Swift Reminisce About the Time Russell Westbrook Inspired ‘Shake It Off’ — TIME

Russell Westbrook can now sing “You Belong With Me” to his NBA MVP trophy, and Taylor Swift even made a rare appearance on social media to congratulate him. “Remember I was the one who taught you to play basketball. I was the one who taught you to dribble, to shoot hoops,” the singer, 27, joked…

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WBSC TO LAUNCH NEW BRAND IDENTITY, SLOGAN AT OLYMPIC MUSEUM — newfanzone

World Baseball Softball President Riccardo Fraccari to hold Media Roundtable With the upcoming return of baseball and softball at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) will unveil its new brand identity and slogan to the media and members of the Olympic Family at the Olympic Museum, Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 […] […]

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Pregnant Serena Williams Poses Nude for Vanity Fair Cover — AMP 1037

One of the world’s best athletes is on new cover of Vanity Fair – and it’s a she. 35-year-old tennis great Serena Williams is seven months into her first pregnancy with fiancé Alexis Ohanian. The picture was taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. V.F. cover star @SerenaWilliams—world’s best athlete (plus, mom and wife-to-be)—still has her…

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Saysutshun — Sketch-It

June 21 was National Aboriginal Day with celebrations at Saysutshun (Newcastle Island) and Maffeo-Sutton Park, hosted by the Snuneymuxw first Nations of Nanaimo in collaboration with various community groups. It was a beautiful day to take the foot-ferry to this Island/Provincial park located within the Nanaimo Harbour. The celebrations involved performances of traditional dances, demonstrations […]

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Italy: Catch David on Grimm tonight — Team Giuntoli

Heads up, Italian Grimmsters! Don’t forget to watch David and the gang on Grimm tonight at 9.15pm on Premium Action. Here’s a brief synopsis of tonight’s episode, “Zerstörer Shrugged“: The prophecy that was uncovered comes to pass when a dark force arrives in Portland with its eyes set on Diana. In an effort to protect […]

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Top 10 Biggest DC Movie Blunders — brandshoppingnetwork

Top 10 DC Movie Blunders // Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD // TIMESTAMPS BELOW Be sure to visit our Suggest Tool and Submit Ideas that you would like to see made into Top 10 videos! http://ift.tt/184l1Nn What were they thinking?! While Marvel certainly are guilty of their own blunders, DC’s missteps do nothing but widen the gap between […]

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‘Pokemon Go’: How Many Raid Passes Can You Use Per Day? — Heavy.com

How many raid passes can you use per day? (Niantic) Raid passes are the key to enjoying the new Raid Battles in Pokemon Go, possibly taking down a Raid Boss, and capturing a higher-level, super strong Pokemon. But you need a raid pass to participate. You can also get a premium pass for a one-time raid, but…

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Declining Coal Mining Heritage. — Sketch-It

The complex arrangement of beams and columns that constitute the Morden Mine head-frame is steadily declining as it has been for more than 40 years since it came under stewardship of the provincial government. Large sections of concrete are spalling and exposing severely corroded reinforcing steel. Unfortunately, urgently needed funding for repairs were not included […]

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Bellator 180 Live Stream: How to Watch Without Cable — Heavy.com — David Falor

(Getty) Looking for a live stream of Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader and all of Bellator 180 on Saturday night? There are a couple of different ways to watch, whether or not you have a cable subscription. It’s important to note that there are three different cards at Madison Square Garden Saturday night: The Bellator… via […]

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Martha The Mastiff Has Just Been Crowned The World’s Ugliest Dog — AMP 1037 — David Falor

She had some tough competition (see a bunch of photos below!), but Martha the Mastiff has just been crowned the winner of the 29th Annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, CA! Martha’s a (droopy!) 125 lb. Neapolitan Mastiff. Even though she competed against 13 other unattractive canines, Martha won a trophy and a $1,500… via […]

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