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Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Finance 202: Some corporate interests swiftly align against tax overhaul – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

THE TICKER Want to keep smart and easy tabs on the tax reform debate in Washington? We have you covered here. House Republicans have finally released their tax package today. But an unusual array of corporate interests — which typically ally with Republicans in major legislative battles — are siding against it in what could be an ominous development. The prominent naysayers include the National Association of Realtors and the National Federation of…

Ex-DNC chair goes at the Clintons, alleging Hillary’s campaign hijacked DNC during primary with Bernie Sanders – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former interim DNC chair Donna Brazile’s op-ed in Politico is excerpted from her forthcoming book. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) The former interim head of the Democratic Party just accused Hillary Clinton’s campaign of “unethical” conduct that “compromised the party’s integrity.” The Clinton campaign’s alleged sin: A hostile takeover of the Democratic National Committee before her primary with Sen. Bernie Sanders had concluded. Donna Brazile’s op-ed in Politico is the equivalent of…

Trump Abandons Idea of Sending Terrorism Suspect to Guantánamo – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

But Mr. Trump is not one for cautious detachment, and he has disregarded such advice before. Just this week, a military judge said he would consider similar comments by Mr. Trump as evidence in favor of a lighter sentence for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who pleaded guilty to desertion and endangering fellow troops by walking away from his post in Afghanistan, where he was later captured and held prisoner by the…

Astros’ World Series win may be remembered as the moment analytics conquered MLB for good – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

LOS ANGELES – When the management of the Astros needed someone to stand near home plate and speak to the crowd at Houston’s Minute Maid Stadium on the afternoon of Sept. 2, before the team’s first home game since Hurricane Harvey made landfall and ravaged the region, the choice was obvious. A few minutes before first pitch, A.J. Hinch, the manager with an uncommon gift for connecting with people, took…

Messi donates money won in court case against newspaper – FOXSports.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

MADRID (AP) The company that manages Lionel Messi’s image rights says the player has donated more than 70,000 euros ($81,000) to the medical charity Doctors Without Borders after winning a court case against a Spanish newspaper. The money was awarded to Messi for an article the La Razon newspaper published implying that the player was doping. The company says Messi will continue to defend himself from accusations and insinuations against…

Beaming Jerry Hall, 61, showcases her age-defying frame as she slips into a slinky floor-length gown to attend … – Daily Mail

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Romance had blossomed following their meeting in Australia in 2015, with the duo tying the knot the following year.  And proving they are still in the throes of marital bliss, Jerry Hall, 61, and her husband Rupert Murdoch, 86, couldn’t have looked happier as they attended the WSJ Innovator Awards held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday night. The former model stunned as she slipped…

Costco 2017 Black Friday ads leak with deals on laptops, desktops, tablets – ZDNet

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Laptop deals from Costco’s Black Friday ad Hot on the heels of Dell’s Black Friday plans being revealed, Costco has seen a pair of its ads leaked, including one with deals that start on November 17 and run through November 27. If you’re a member of the warehouse chain and are looking for a dirt cheap computer as a holiday gift, you won’t find one among its specials, but it…

Microsoft inks major wind power deal with Swedish utility firm Vattenfall – CNBC

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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A Microsoft employee was forced to download Google Chrome in the middle of his presentation, and it’s the most … – Business Insider

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft doesn’t have the best luck when it comes to tech demos. Forget the time Microsoft’s first Surface tablet bricked on stage — this video, taken in September at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers and IT professionals, is easily one of the more embarrassing moments for the storied tech giant. The video shows company employee Michael Leary demonstrating how customers can migrate their data and work to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing service. But in the…

Olympic Fashion: Winning or Not? – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

But this year, it’s as if, in the weird circular way of fashion, sports clothing, which has been exerting its own influence in ateliers and on catwalks for the last few seasons in the form of streetwear and athleisure, has now effectively changed that game enough so that when designers move to the Olympics, their actual sportswear looks again like sportswear. Roll your eyes if you want to. It’s true….

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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A Microsoft employee was forced to download Google Chrome in the middle of his presentation, and it’s the most … – Business Insider

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Microsoft doesn’t have the best luck when it comes to tech demos. Forget the time Microsoft’s first Surface tablet bricked on stage — this video, taken in September at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers and IT professionals, is easily one of the more embarrassing moments for the storied tech giant. The video shows company employee Michael Leary demonstrating how customers can migrate their data and work to Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-computing service. But in the…

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

Mojave Max contest winner to get laptop, camera, pizza party – Las … – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mojave Max is more likely to emerge from hibernation on a Wednesday in March than any other day, but it’s a toss-up whether the state’s famed desert tortoise decides to come out in the morning or the afternoon. That is information Clark County students in kindergarten through grade six may want to consider as they make their guesses on when Mojave Max will emerge from brumation — the tortoise version…

New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says – CNN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

(CNN)The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in Tuesday’s attack that left eight people dead, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false)…

On team full of great stories, George Springer, World Series MVP, might be the best – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

LOS ANGELES — When the final out of Game 7 of the World Series was in the books, when Dodger Stadium fell silent, except for a few thousand Astros fans screaming to the skies, Houston center fielder George Springer started sprinting toward the infield. Was he looking for teammates to hug or a mosh pit to join with a giant leap? He had one target in mind — the pitcher’s…

At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart – Reuters

Thursday, November 02, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. Two men were killed in the shooting. A women, who was injured in the…