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Free apps help smartphone users hide information

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:37

Free apps help smartphone users hide informationSome free apps may look like generic folders or calculators, but they are actually used to hide all kinds of sensitive information.


Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858K

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:36

Sound Transit spent more than $850,000, or more than $20 per passenger, on planning, crowd control, entertainment and souvenirs celebrating the March opening of two new light-rail stations.
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Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858K

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:36

Sound Transit spent more than $850,000, or more than $20 per passenger, on planning, crowd control, entertainment and souvenirs celebrating the March opening of two new light-rail stations.
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Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858K

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:36

Sound Transit spent more than $850,000, or more than $20 per passenger, on planning, crowd control, entertainment and souvenirs celebrating the March opening of two new light-rail stations.

Men recognized for saving woman from dangling car in Fairmount Park

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:36

Men recognized for saving woman from dangling car in Fairmount ParkIt was April 12th on Ford Road in Fairmount Park, when Action News anchor Matt O'Donnell captured cell phone video of a Nissan dangling precariously off the edge of the road, nose down, propped up by a skinny tree.


Westlife star out of Eurovision final

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:34
Ireland has been knocked out of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest after former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne fails to qualify.
Categories: BBC World News

Critic's Notebook: Even on Alert, It’s Still Cannes

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:33
Security concerns aside, the film festival maintains its traditions of silliness and controversy.

VIDEO: Water cannon used at Rome protest

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:33
Police in Rome dispersed a crowd of housing activists with water cannons, leaving some protesters to protect themselves with an inflatable boat.
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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski makes Madden cover

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski parties almost as well as he plays football, and now he’s showing off both sides of his larger-than-life personality as a cover model. Gronkowski was selected for the cover of the Madden NFL 17 on Thursday. At the same time, he’ll be appearing on the front of GQ magazine […]
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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski makes Madden cover

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski parties almost as well as he plays football, and now he’s showing off both sides of his larger-than-life personality as a cover model. Gronkowski was selected for the cover of the Madden NFL 17 on Thursday. At the same time, he’ll be appearing on the front of GQ magazine […]
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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski makes Madden cover

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski parties almost as well as he plays football, and now he’s showing off both sides of his larger-than-life personality as a cover model. Gronkowski was selected for the cover of the Madden NFL 17 on Thursday. At the same time, he’ll be appearing on the front of GQ magazine […]

Supreme Court pick to address grads at Illinois high school

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

CHICAGO (AP) — A principal in suburban Chicago says Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland will address this year’s seniors at the high school where he graduated in 1970. It’s an unusual move, as Supreme Court nominees normally refrain from public speaking between their nominations and confirmation hearings. It’s also unusual that the Senate hasn’t held […]
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Supreme Court pick to address grads at Illinois high school

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

CHICAGO (AP) — A principal in suburban Chicago says Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland will address this year’s seniors at the high school where he graduated in 1970. It’s an unusual move, as Supreme Court nominees normally refrain from public speaking between their nominations and confirmation hearings. It’s also unusual that the Senate hasn’t held […]
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Supreme Court pick to address grads at Illinois high school

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

CHICAGO (AP) — A principal in suburban Chicago says Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland will address this year’s seniors at the high school where he graduated in 1970. It’s an unusual move, as Supreme Court nominees normally refrain from public speaking between their nominations and confirmation hearings. It’s also unusual that the Senate hasn’t held […]

Facebook delivers the scoop on how it delivers the news

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Will “Trending topics” become a “trending” topic on Facebook? The social media giant on Thursday pulled back the curtain on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report in the tech blog Gizmodo that claimed Facebook downplays conservative news subjects. Facebook denies that report, which relied upon a […]
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Facebook delivers the scoop on how it delivers the news

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Will “Trending topics” become a “trending” topic on Facebook? The social media giant on Thursday pulled back the curtain on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report in the tech blog Gizmodo that claimed Facebook downplays conservative news subjects. Facebook denies that report, which relied upon a […]
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Facebook delivers the scoop on how it delivers the news

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Will “Trending topics” become a “trending” topic on Facebook? The social media giant on Thursday pulled back the curtain on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report in the tech blog Gizmodo that claimed Facebook downplays conservative news subjects. Facebook denies that report, which relied upon a […]

The Latest: Chicago police talked with man before gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:31

Police cordon off an area where a possible murder suspect has fired shots at officers surrounding a South Side home where he is barricaded Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Chicago. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said officers returned fire but it was unclear if the man was hit. No officers were hurt. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a police standoff with a man suspected of killing three people in Chicago (all times local):


Englewood triple homicide suspect found dead after hours-long standoff

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:29

Englewood triple homicide suspect found dead after hours-long standoffChicago police said an 11-hour standoff with a triple homicide suspect has ended after the man was found dead in a Far South Side home.


Kenya faces fresh anti-doping crisis

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 06:25
Kenya is declared in breach of anti-doping rules - and its athletes could miss the Rio Olympics as a result.
Categories: BBC World News