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Family of billionaire Barry Sherman doubts murder-suicide reports
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Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract's legality
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Fear of losing heritage drives Cherokee Nation opioid case
ABC NEWS Cherokee Nation officials say fear of losing the tribe's heritage is driving a lawsuit that alleges distributors and retailers of opioid medications have contributed to prescription opioid abuse within the... 11 hours
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Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct
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Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct
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American cities with large Hispanic populations are less likely to police the police
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US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say
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The Latest: Washington attorney general vows FCC lawsuit
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Video of child cuffed at gunpoint 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief says
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SCIENCE DAILY Large-scale commercial trade of wild orchids is a pressing, but little-recognized conservation problem, according to researchers. 3 days
Listening in: Acoustic monitoring devices detect illegal hunting and logging
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Government admits facial recognition delays
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US prosecutors confirm Uber target of criminal probe (Update)
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Justice Department confirms criminal probe in Uber case
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Justice Department confirms criminal probe in Uber case
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Bill banning Down syndrome abortions heads to Ohio governor
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Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless
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UKIP faces tribunal over Brexit data request
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18 attorneys general ask the fcc to delay net neutrality repeal vote 18 attorneys general ask the FCC to delay net neutrality repeal vote
THE VERGE In a letter sent to the FCC today, 18 attorneys general from around the country called on the agency to delay tomorrow’s vote on... 4 days
Three plead guilty in Mirai botnet attacks
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Cancer scammers face new arrest after skipping sentencing
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Default choices matter, especially for poorer, less educated individuals, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers took advantage of a resulting federal lawsuit against a fraudulent company to test default choice architecture when the optimal choice was clear: end the subscriptions. 4 days
Study shows default choices matter, especially for poorer, less educated individuals
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Study reveals racial inequality in Mexico, disproving its 'race-blind' rhetoric
PHYS.ORG For centuries, the United States has been engaged in a thorny, stop-and-go conversation about race and inequality in American society. And from Black Lives Matter demonstrations to NFL... 5 days
Worries grow that climate change will quietly steal nutrients from major food crops
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THE VERGE An animal shelter in San Francisco has been criticized for using a robot security guard to scare off homeless people. The San Francisco branch... 5 days
Racial, political identities influence how people view cause of deadly police encounters
PHYS.ORG People's racial and political identities strongly shaped how they viewed the causes of several recent widely publicized police encounters that resulted in the deaths... 5 days
The apps helping keep Rio safe
BBC How data is being used to help reduce crime in Rio de Janeiro. 5 days
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THE VERGE A new generation of Samsung’s Galaxy A-series phones are rumored... 5 days
Ex-NFL Network employee alleges sexual misconduct by former players in lawsuit
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Windows Central Missed out on some external storage deals for Black Friday? Fret not if you're in the UK as this Seagate 8TB external... 5 days
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THE VERGE VIDEO Last year, police in the Netherlands were ready... 5 days
MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs
BBC The MoneyTaker group has also stolen banking documents that may be used in future attacks. 5 days
New instrument identifies unexploded artillery shells
SCIENCE DAILY Society faces threats through the malicious use of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and/or explosive (CBRNE) materials. The detection of illicit trafficking or other criminal acts, as well as many security and safety applications, call for novel... 5 days
Scientists design an instrument to identify unexploded artillery shells
PHYS.ORG Society faces threats through the malicious use of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and/or explosive (CBRNE) materials. The detection of illicit trafficking or other criminal acts, as well as many security... 6 days
Terror suspect rode subway from Brooklyn to Manhattan with bomb strapped to body
ABC NEWS One person is in custody, police said. 6 days
Federal appeals court considers kids' climate change lawsuit
ABC NEWS A federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say the Trump administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate... 6 days
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Class action lawsuit sought over 1966 Spain H-bombs accident
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TechCrunch  LimeBike, one of the many startups... 7 days
Hate crimes against LGBT+ people in deprived areas ignored
PHYS.ORG Hate crimes against LGBT+ residents in deprived neighbourhoods risk going unrecorded because housing associations rarely enquire about tenants' sexual or gender identity, research has found. 7 days
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9to5Mac A fake app pretending to be from MyEtherWallet... 7 days
Eight stunning indie PC games you might have missed, but should definitely play
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Settlement reached in mom's breastfeeding suit against YMCA
ABC NEWS Settlement reached in lawsuit that alleged YMCA wouldn't allow mother to breastfeed in public 1 week
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THE VERGE VIDEO Netflix debuted a new trailer for its upcoming cyberpunk show, Altered Carbon, introducing the... 1 week
Uber settles lawsuit over rape victim's medical records - CNET
CNET The suit was filed after reports that Uber executives had allegedly obtained the medical records of a woman raped by a company driver in India. 1 week
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Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'
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THE VERGE A newly discovered fossil from Mongolia made headlines this week,... 1 week
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LIVE SCIENCE When Sgt. Michael Virga went out on patrol last weekend in Hamilton, New Jersey, he wasn't expecting to see something... 1 week
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Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier
PHYS.ORG VIDEO In research that could lead to better gas mask filters, scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been putting the X-ray spotlight on composite... 1 week
'Grinch bots' may steal Christmas by snatching up prized toys
PHYS.ORG If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of "Grinch bots" may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated software to scoop up... 1 week
Recent research on causes of gun violence analyzed
SCIENCE DAILY Consensus is growing in recent research evaluating the impact of right-to-carry concealed handgun laws, showing that they increase violent crime, despite what older research says. 1 week
Physiochemical 'fingerprint' of parasitic 'American murderer' uncovered
SCIENCE DAILY The physical and chemical 'fingerprint' profile of a parasitic worm, which infects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, has been uncovered by researchers -- a discovery that could allow for more effective and earlier... 1 week
New Jersey advances bill that would bar drunken drone flying
ABC NEWS New Jersey lawmakers have passed legislation that would make it illegal to operate a drone while drunk 1 week
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THE VERGE Yesterday, hackers stole $64 million from NiceHash, a company that lets users apply their extra GPUs to mining... 1 week
US fails to enforce smog rules, 14 states allege in lawsuit
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NJ advances bill barring drunken drone flying
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Prosecutors insist eye doc stole $136 million from Medicaid
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Police dashcam catches meteor streaking through sky
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Police officers highly motivated by supervisor scrutiny
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The Latest: Prosecutors insist eye doc stole $136 million
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California judge dismisses lawsuit over Google's pay to women, but it could be refiled
PHYS.ORG A lawsuit by three female former Google employees claiming that the company paid women less than men has been dismissed,... 1 week
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LA police urging wildfire evacuees to avoid navigation apps - Roadshow
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New research shows retail crime increasing and more violent
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Florida officer who saved Pulse shooting victim losing job
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Dutch police will stop using drone-hunting eagles since they weren't doing what they're told
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Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier
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