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Andrea Chang / Los Angeles Times:Members of hacker group Anonymous plead guilty in PayPal cyber attack — Thirteen members of hacker group Anonymous have pleaded guilty to charges related to their involvement in a 2010
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Kevin Gosztola / Firedoglake:AT&T Refuses to Disclose to Shareholders What Data It Shares with the NSA — AT&T, one of the largest United States telecommunications companies in the world, has informed shareholders it will not
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More Obamacare bad news being buried with a Friday aftrenoon release. Susan Crabtree of the Washington Examiner:After refusing for weeks to detail the extent of back-end problems with healthcare.gov, the Obama administration on Friday said a technica …
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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper LOsservatore Romano on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Pope Francis speaks with Brazils President Dilma Rousseff during a welcome ceremony at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, July 22, 2013.
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
An Arizona commission linked the states Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling after its investigative agency reported on its probe and recommended financial penalties.
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Pantones committee of designers and fashion mavens have declared that the 2014 color of the year will be Radiant Orchid. Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore disagree. Glamour, Vogue and InStyle react to Pantones declaration. Meanwhile The Daily Mail points to
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The MMQB went behind the scenes with NFL referee Gene Steratore and his crew for an unprecedented look at the pressures and responsibilities of the third team on the field on NFL Sundays: the seven men in stripes who enforce
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