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Dust-up over new FOIA exemption in cyber bill – Politico (blog)

Monday, April 20, 2015

Cybersecurity legislation advancing in Congress could create the first brand-new exemption to the Freedom of Information Act in nearly half a century—a prospect that alarms transparency advocates and some lawmakers. A bill approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee last month would add a new tenth exemption to FOIA, covering all “information shared with or provided to the Federal Government” under the new measure. Another provision in the…

Newspaper awards: Plain Dealer honored by international group for design efforts – cleveland.com

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Plain Dealer visuals staff collected 94 awards and received the Best in Show designation in the 36th annual Society for News Design’s Best of News Design Competition, finishing among the most honored publications worldwide. The Plain Dealer staff finished fourth overall in the number of awards received in the annual contest held for newspapers and magazines worldwide. It was the paper’s best finish ever and the fourth consecutive year…

Marathon Monday Isn’t Just the Best of Boston Sports — It’s the Best of Sports … – Boston.com

Monday, April 20, 2015

COMMENTARY All right, all of you sports-mad New England moms and dads, and big sisters and big brothers, and, yes, of course, you beloved uncles and cool aunts too. I’ve got a question and I’d love to hear your answers. When you’re paying your fandom forward and teaching your family’s next generation to love Boston sports — just like someone once taught you how to do, presumably — what experiences…

Gyrocopter Pilot Doug Hughes Wasn’t Worried About Getting Shot Down – ABC News

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Florida mailman who flew a gyrocopter through restricted airspace and landed on the Capitol lawn last week said he made “every effort” to notify authorities ahead of his flight — and said he wasn’t worried about getting shot down. “I don’t know if that message didn’t get through, but I made every effort to give them advance notice because I didn’t want to get shot down and, thankfully, I…

Europe squabbles over tackling Mediterranean migrant crisis – CNN

Monday, April 20, 2015

(CNN)On October 31, 2014, the Italian government announced the end of “Mare Nostrum” — a naval mission that rescued would-be migrants in peril as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to seek security and a new life in Europe. In the operation’s year-long existence, the Italian Navy and Coastguard had rescued an estimated 100,000 people. But it proved expensive and politically contentious, and Europe was not prepared to help Italy…

Baltimore Mayor Vows Accountability In Police Custody Death – CBS Local

Monday, April 20, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner promise a thorough investigation into the death of a man injured while in police custody. At a news conference following the death Sunday of Freddie Gray, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she has the same questions as reporters, including: how was Gray hurt? Did authorities follow proper procedures? What are the next steps? The mayor says she will ensure the city holds “the…

1 Huge Surprise Inside of Apple Inc.’s New MacBook – Motley Fool

Monday, April 20, 2015

When AnandTech first published its review of Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) 2015 MacBook, the reviewer observed that Apple may have designed its own solid state drive controller based on how Mac OS identified the solid state drive. iFixit’s teardown of the new MacBook leads AnandTech’s Ryan Smith to suggest that “Apple had some kind of hand in developing the SSD controller.” Some backgroundBack in…

Hundreds of migrant deaths at sea: What is Europe going to do? – CNN

Monday, April 20, 2015

(CNN)Hundreds of men, women and children dying at sea. International criminal groups profiting richly from the misery. And Western governments struggling to respond. That’s the reality that was brought painfully into focus over the weekend with the latest sinking of a boat ferrying hundreds of migrants from North Africa toward the shores of southern Europe. “Gangs of criminals are putting people on a boat, sometimes even at gunpoint,” Maltese Prime…

Clinton trying to recapture that old New Hampshire magic – seattlepi.com

Monday, April 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will try to recapture the magic of her come-from-behind victory in the 2008 New Hampshire primary as she returns to the state that gave her first presidential campaign a second wind. Clinton again arrives in New Hampshire as the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination. This time, she faces little opposition. Nevertheless, her campaign is determined to show early-state voters that Clinton is not…

ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine – U-T San Diego

Monday, April 20, 2015

Luke Bryan accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)The Associated Press Share Photo   Reddit ✉ Luke Bryan accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in…

Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states – Washington Post

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Cain, DeRamus are inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame – The Detroit News

Monday, April 20, 2015

Betty DeRamus, left, and Charlie Cain(Photo: The Detroit News) Charlie Cain and Betty DeRamus, two former Detroit News staffers being inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on Sunday, are about as different on the surface as two journalists could be. The late Cain — he died in 2011, age 60 — was a hard-driving reporter, the Lansing bureau chief for The Detroit News and later senior writer and…

Lilly Pulitzer’s fashion line for Target debuted today — and basically sold … – Washington Post (blog)

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lilly Pulitzer for Target had a pop-up shop at Bryant Park in New York City on April 16. (Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Target) It has been on the minds of Lilly Pulitzer fans and detractors for months, but on Sunday, it finally happened. The famously preppy brand made its Target debut, bringing the fashion line best described as a cheaper, Southern version of Kate Spade to the masses. And people freaked…

1 Huge Surprise Inside of Apple Inc.’s New MacBook – Motley Fool

Monday, April 20, 2015

When AnandTech first published its review of Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) 2015 MacBook, the reviewer observed that Apple may have designed its own solid state drive controller based on how Mac OS identified the solid state drive. iFixit’s teardown of the new MacBook leads AnandTech’s Ryan Smith to suggest that “Apple had some kind of hand in developing the SSD controller.” Some backgroundBack in…

Infinite USB is back, this time tackling the new MacBook’s lone USB-C port – Gizmag

Monday, April 20, 2015

Five years ago we saw a clever take on USB splitter accessories, with the daisy-chainable Infinite USB. Today the company is back to try to tackle the problems created by Apple’s extreme minimalism in the new Retina MacBook, with a new version that plugs into its USB Type C port. View all While that new 12-in MacBook has one of the smoothest laptop designs you’ll find, it also only has…

iMac Shipping Estimates Slip to 3-5 Business Days for Most Models – Mac Rumors

Monday, April 20, 2015

iMac shipping estimates have slipped to 3-5 business days on the Apple Online Store in the United States for all models aside from the entry-level 21.5-inch option with a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor. The high-end 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is also now showing an estimated shipping date of 1-2 weeks. Both the iMac and 15″ Retina MacBook Pro were previously listed as in stock. The majority of the…

How Does Apple, Inc.’s New MacBook Stack Up Against The Competition? – Motley Fool

Monday, April 20, 2015

By Chris Neiger | More Articles April 18, 2015 | Comments (2) Just this month, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) began selling its new 12-inch MacBook. The computer is packed with great features like a high-resolution Retina display, ultra-thin and lightweight design, Force Touch trackpad, and…