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2014-07-09
R.I.P. William 'Bill' Herbert Kelder - Intellpuke

2013-11-28
Gamers Donate 37,500 Pounds Of Food To Needy

2013-09-30
Statement From The Whitehouse Regarding The Government Shutdown

2013-09-29
An Open Response To 'Organizing for Action'

2013-08-26
Bayou Corne: The Biggest Ongoing Disaster In The U.S. You Have Not Heard Of

2013-04-21
Boston Mayor Hopes Feds 'Throw the Book' at Marathon Bombing Suspect

2013-04-19
Boston Police Closing In On Suspects

2013-04-15
2 Explosions At Boston Marathon. 2 Dead, Many Injured.

2013-01-03
The Press vs Citizens Rights and Privacy - Act 3

2012-12-30
CBS News - Year In Review 2012

Nature.com - 366 Days: 2012 In Review

The Guardian - 2012 In Review: An Interactive Guide To The Year That Was

TruTV - The Biggest Conspiracy Theories of 2012

Colbert Nation: 2012: A Look Back

FIP Year In Review(s?)

2012-12-25
Happy Holidays

2012-12-21
Welcome To A New Era!

2012-12-16
An Open Letter To United Health Care, Medcom, And The Medical Insurance Industry In General

2012-11-17
Whitehouse Petition To Remove "Under God" and "In God" From Currency And The Pledge.

2012-11-15
December 21, 2012

2012-11-11
If Hillary Clinton Ran For President, She Would Probably Be The Best-prepared Candidate In American History

2012-11-10
CIA Director David Petraeus Resigns After FBI Investigation Uncovers Affair With High-Profile Journalist

FIP Format Update

2012-11-07
Thank you for voting.

2012-11-06
Live Election Results

2012-09-30
FIP In Hiatus

2012-09-18
U.S.-Afghan Military Operations Suspended After Attacks

Iran Nuclear Chief Says IAEA Might Be Infiltrated By 'Terrorists And Saboteurs'

Romney Stands By Gaffe

2012-09-17
President Obama Says China Trade Practices Harm American Auto Parts Workers



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Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 

The bloated financial sector in the United States is a major engine of inequality sucking money away from poor and middle income households and making folks like Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, and Robert Rubin incredibly rich. There are many who want the government to play a role in reducing inequality. That might be a desirable goal. However a higher priority would be to have the government stop playing a role in increasing inequality as it does with its support for the financial industry.

 
The Mystery of a Ukrainian Army "Defector"
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 
 
Here’s a Perfect Compilation of Puppies Rolling Down Hills
2014-07-28 10:22:17 (14 seconds ago) 
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Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing
2014-07-28 10:22:13 (18 seconds ago) 
Lloyds Banking Group says it will pay 218 million pounds ($400 million) to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated benchmark interest rates.
 
Sheep shearing in Cumbria in pictures
2014-07-28 10:22:11 (20 seconds ago) 
 
Outsource bureaucracy: Blainey
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
AUSTRALIA’S greatest historian, Geoffrey Blainey, has called for swaths of the Canberra bureaucracy to be farmed out.
 
Medicare Locals ‘paid parking fines’
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
MEDICARE Locals spent taxpayers’ funds paying parking fines and giving farewell presents to staff.
 
PM’s MH17 response rewarded
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
TONY Abbott’s strong response to the MH17 disaster has delivered the equal biggest-ever rise in his personal ratings outside of an election.
 
A double-header of biopics for 'Get on Up' star Chadwick Boseman
2014-07-28 10:22:03 (28 seconds ago) 
 
Sacramento Republic FC sets USL Pro attendance record
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
 
100 things to do in Cleveland this summer: 10 great rainy day activities
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
Last month we published "The 2014 Hot List: 100 things to do in Cleveland this summer." Each week, we'll be adding to the project with smaller lists created from the guide. Read on for 10 great rainy day activities, from indoor ice cream spots to special movies series and more. Looking at the forecast, you may really need this guide this week ...
 
Gaza City residents return to streets on first day of Eid as Hamas ceasefire ends
2014-07-28 10:21:05 (1 minutes ago) 
 
Gaza fighting rages on despite U.N. call for cease-fire
2014-07-28 10:13:04 (9 minutes ago) 

Fighting continues despite the United Nations' Gaza resolution.

       
 
It's... beautiful
2014-07-28 10:12:23 (10 minutes ago) 
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Tour winner Nibali could be worker bee at worlds
2014-07-28 10:11:45 (11 minutes ago) 
Sicilian stays humble after winning his sport's top prize






 
First Glimpse of Higgs Bosons at Work Revealed
2014-07-28 10:11:35 (11 minutes ago) 
The Higgs Boson was spotted in an ultra-rare interaction between force-carrying particles called W-Bosons, which could explain how the Higgs boson imparts mass to other particles.
 
FDA Clears BD Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Assays
2014-07-28 10:11:17 (11 minutes ago) 

 

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Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
2014-07-28 10:10:16 (12 minutes ago) 

NEW YORK — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.

 
2 questioned in search for Philly carjackers
2014-07-28 10:10:16 (12 minutes ago) 

PHILADELPHIA — Investigators are talking to two people in the search for two carjackers who rammed a stolen sport utility vehicle into a family in north Philadelphia, killing three children.

A police spokeswoman cautioned Monday that the two males are not being called suspects.

Investigators have said they are working hard to apprehend the carjackers, who they say fled on foot after crashing the vehicle Friday at an intersection where 34-year-old Keisha Williams and her three children were selling fruit for a church fundraiser.

 
Nigerian state bans cars during Eid
2014-07-28 10:10:11 (12 minutes ago) 
Vehicles in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state are banned for three days during Eid festivities because of fears of a Boko Haram attack.
 
Belleville man drowns in pond at Swansea park
2014-07-28 10:10:02 (12 minutes ago) 
The victim is a 51-year-old man. 
 
Gaza fighting rages on despite U.N. call for cease-fire
2014-07-28 10:02:48 (20 minutes ago) 

Fighting continues despite the United Nations' Gaza resolution.

        
 
Narcissists Gone Wild!
2014-07-28 10:02:17 (20 minutes ago) 
 
7 Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Sink You
2014-07-28 10:02:11 (20 minutes ago) 
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'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs
2014-07-28 10:02:09 (20 minutes ago) 
Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
 
Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire in pictures
2014-07-28 10:02:06 (20 minutes ago) 
 
Tube passengers feared they were trapped on burning train, report says
2014-07-28 10:02:06 (20 minutes ago) 
 
Democrats Hold Edge in Generic Ballot
2014-07-28 10:02:00 (21 minutes ago) 
A new CNN/ORC International poll finds Democrats lead Republicans in the generic congressional ballot, 48% to 44%.
 
Liberian president orders quarantines, border closures to contain Ebola crisis
2014-07-28 10:01:59 (21 minutes ago) 
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
 
Sacramento temperatures to remain hot, hot, hot
2014-07-28 10:01:53 (21 minutes ago) 
 
Swimming advisories posted for Lake Erie beaches as weekend rains boost bacteria levels in the water
2014-07-28 10:01:52 (21 minutes ago) 
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District has issued swimming advisories today at Edgewater, Huntington and Villa Angela beaches because bacteria levels in the water are above acceptable limits. Similar advisories are in effect at other Lake Erie beaches across the state today.
 
Jersey Welcomes Ballooning Festival
2014-07-28 10:01:15 (21 minutes ago) 
People walk around inside a partially inflated hot air balloon.






 
The WISE Light Curves of Z Camelopardalis during Outburst: Evidence for Synchrotron Emission?
2014-07-28 10:01:10 (21 minutes ago) 
The WISE mission happened to observe the cataclysmic variable Z Cam at the peak of an outburst. The WISE single exposure data shows that Z Cam was highly variable at 12 μm, but only marginally so at shorter wavelengths. The rapid variability at 12 μm, and the fact that these observations occurred close to visual maximum suggests that, like SS Cyg, Z Cam is a synchrotron source.
 
Cadillacs to integrate wireless charging for smartphones
2014-07-28 10:00:30 (22 minutes ago) 
General Motors plans to offer wireless charging of smartphones in some 2015 model-year Cadillacs.
 
Israel embarks on "unlimited ceasefire" policy in Gaza
2014-07-28 09:53:32 (29 minutes ago) 
Israel has embarked on " unlimited ceasefire" policy on Monday morning, after 21 days of raging conflict and mounting international pressure to halt hostilities, an Israeli official told Xinhua.
 
Obama braces for daughter's college years
2014-07-28 09:53:26 (29 minutes ago) 

Malia Obama will start college in the fall of 2016.

       
 
Teens helped each other escape sinking Korean ship
2014-07-28 09:52:44 (30 minutes ago) 
Ansan, South Korea — Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded too much.
 
Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
2014-07-28 09:52:39 (30 minutes ago) 
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
 
My wife didn't laugh as much as I did
2014-07-28 09:52:36 (30 minutes ago) 
submitted by Tragic82 to funny
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Hillary Clinton: Forget Obama, George W. Bush made her 'proud to be an American'
2014-07-28 09:51:54 (31 minutes ago) 

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows on CNN by claiming that former President George W. Bush actually brought out her patriotism and made her proud of her American roots.

She also seemed to take a pot shot at President Obama's foreign affairs policies during an interview on the ...

 
Democrats stir up gubernatorial races, including in GOP-rich Kansas
2014-07-28 09:51:49 (31 minutes ago) 
In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.
 
Why it's do-or-die for classical music at the Bristol Proms
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
Tube passengers feared they were trapped on burning train, report says
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
David Cameron: 'slut' insult is never appropriate
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
John Oliver Calls on Putin to Save Russia's Fuck Lizards from Space
2014-07-28 09:51:32 (31 minutes ago) 

A Russian satellite full of "sexually active space geckos" lost contact with ground control last week, and Russian space agency Roscosmos feared its mission would be jeopardized, leaving the little lizards to mate in low-earth orbit until they ran out of food. Well, John Oliver is not having it.

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Boko Haram blamed in abduction of Cameroonian official's wife
2014-07-28 09:50:41 (32 minutes ago) 
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
 
'Lucy' slays 'Hercules' with $44 million debut
2014-07-28 09:50:40 (32 minutes ago) 
"Hercules's" muscles were no match for "Lucy's" drug-enhanced brain at the box office this weekend. Audiences turned out in earnest to see the Scarlett Johansson thriller, which earned an expectation-shattering $44 million from 3,173 theaters in its first weekend.
 
Japan to step up sanctions against Russia
2014-07-28 09:50:19 (32 minutes ago) 
 
Would You Watch a Robot Olympics?
2014-07-28 09:50:15 (32 minutes ago) 
What's the Latest? The machines have already started taking our jobs. Are they now after our sports as well? Who in the world will stop them? We can probably count out Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who last week said he wants his country to host a robot skills competition alongside the ...

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Report Says Surveillance Hampering Journalists
2014-07-28 09:50:02 (32 minutes ago) 
Report: Journalists, lawyers finding jobs harder due to US surveillance programs
 
You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 
 
Peace Agreement
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 
 
This Man Thinks He’s In Charge of Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine
2014-07-28 10:22:17 (14 seconds ago) 
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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
2014-07-28 10:22:13 (18 seconds ago) 
Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers.
 
Twin Peaks: the coolest characters, the sharpest looks in pictures
2014-07-28 10:22:11 (20 seconds ago) 
 
Union inquiry subpoena leaked
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
A WHISTLEBLOWER allegedly knew a witness was going to be subpoenaed by the union royal commission before the subpoena was issued.
 
Green slammed for India slur
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
AUSTRALIA’s Indian business community has slammed Sarah Hanson-Young because of the Greens senator’s trashing of India’s reputation.
 
‘High costs hurting investment’
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
MINING magnate Gina Rinehart says the high cost of doing business in Australia is driving some multinational companies to pursue overseas projects.
 
George Lucas chooses architects from Beijing, Chicago to design his lakefront museum
2014-07-28 10:22:03 (28 seconds ago) 
 
Severe weather leaves its mark on Northeast Ohio; share your storm photos.
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
Severe weather struck Northeast Ohio overnight spawning thunderstorm advisories, tornado warnings and flash flood warnings. Many communities were struck with fallen trees, power outages, and other storm damage. A retaining wall collapsed near the East 93rd Street bridge, sending debris...
 
Cuyahoga Falls advised to boil water
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio -- Cuyahoga Falls is telling its residents to boil their water before drinking or cooking after a water main break this weekend affected water pressure. The advisory extends to residents living along Graham Road between State Road and...
 
SUV with Baby in Back Seat Flips Over in NYC
2014-07-28 10:20:08 (2 minutes ago) 
A grandfather driving with four members of his family suffered a heart attack and crashed and rolled their SUV in Queens, New York authorities said.






 
NYC mayor moves into historic Gracie Mansion
2014-07-28 10:12:27 (10 minutes ago) 
A historic New York City mansion is once again filled with the sounds of family activities.
 
Still Torn by Factional Fighting, Post-Revolt Libya Is Coming Undone
2014-07-28 10:11:47 (11 minutes ago) 
With militias fighting for control of the airport in Tripoli and the American Embassy evacuating its staff, Libyans are left to wonder whether there is anyone left to broker the endless disputes.
 
Sunnyvale: Power line goes down, snarls Highway 85 near I-280 connector
2014-07-28 10:11:36 (11 minutes ago) 
A blown transformer in Sunnyvale sent a live power line across Highway 85 near the Interstate 280 connector, quickly causing a traffic nightmare for Monday-morning commuters
 
In Photos: UK's Top-Secret 'Taranis' Drone Takes Flight
2014-07-28 10:11:35 (11 minutes ago) 
At the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow, which ran from July 14 to 20, British aerospace firm BAE Systems announced that its Taranis drone has completed a second set of classified flight tests.
 
Mom Says Teen Who Went Missing For Nine Months Wasn't Pregnant
2014-07-28 10:11:16 (11 minutes ago) 

The mother of the 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who went missing for nine months says that despite the rumors, her daughter was not pregnant during her disappearance. Zenya Hernandez told The Today Show that her daughter Abby didn't run away, either:

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'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs
2014-07-28 10:10:16 (12 minutes ago) 
 
The Record: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and son crash a party
2014-07-28 10:10:16 (12 minutes ago) 
 
UN chief: Gaza in critical condition
2014-07-28 10:10:11 (12 minutes ago) 
Gaza is in a "critical condition" and violence there must stop "in the name of humanity", the UN secretary general says.
 
Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid-al-Fitr
2014-07-28 10:02:53 (20 minutes ago) 

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families.  This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate.  While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.

In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.  That is why we stand with people of all faiths, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to their communities.

On behalf of the Administration, we wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration.  Eid Mubarak.

 
Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste
2014-07-28 10:02:17 (20 minutes ago) 

The bloated financial sector in the United States is a major engine of inequality sucking money away from poor and middle income households and making folks like Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, and Robert Rubin incredibly rich. There are many who want the government to play a role in reducing inequality. That might be a desirable goal. However a higher priority would be to have the government stop playing a role in increasing inequality as it does with its support for the financial industry.

 
#DontKillSeanBean Campaign Aims to Save Actor From Yet Another Onscreen Death
2014-07-28 10:02:11 (20 minutes ago) 
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Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction
2014-07-28 10:02:09 (20 minutes ago) 
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.
 
Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal
2014-07-28 10:02:09 (20 minutes ago) 
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.
 
I use a wheelchair, why cant I find a disabled-friendly flat?
2014-07-28 10:02:06 (20 minutes ago) 
 
David Cameron: 'slut' insult is never appropriate
2014-07-28 10:02:06 (20 minutes ago) 
 
It's official: New York City mayor and his family now live in Gracie Mansion, empty since 2001
2014-07-28 10:02:00 (21 minutes ago) 
 
Introducing Paragraph-by-Paragraph Commenting
2014-07-28 10:01:56 (21 minutes ago) 

Hey, Slate Plus members! If you don’t mind, I’d like to tackle my first Slate piece in FAQ format.

 
Courtney Force outduels famous father for Funny Car victory
2014-07-28 10:01:53 (21 minutes ago) 
 
Case med school student Julie Foucher is the third-fittest woman on Earth
2014-07-28 10:01:52 (21 minutes ago) 
Foucher placed third in the 2014 CrossFit Games held over the weekend.
 
Core Electron Heating in Solar Wind Reconnection Exhausts
2014-07-28 10:01:10 (21 minutes ago) 
We present observational evidence of core electron heating in solar wind reconnection exhausts. We show two example events, one which shows clear heating of the core electrons within the exhaust, and one which demonstrates no heating. The event with heating occurred during a period of high inflow Alfvén speed ( V A L ), while the event with no heating had a low V A L . This agrees with the results of a recent study of magnetopause exhausts, and suggests that similar core electron heating can occur in both symmetric (solar wind) and asymmetric (magnetopause) exhausts.
 
Insights on the Stellar Mass-Metallicity Relation from the CALIFA Survey
2014-07-28 10:01:10 (21 minutes ago) 
We use spatially and temporally resolved maps of stellar population properties of 300 galaxies from the CALIFA integral field survey to investigate how the stellar metallicity ( Z ##IMG## [http://ej.iop.org/icons/Entities/sstarf.gif] {sstarf} ) relates to the total stellar mass ( M ##IMG## [http://ej.iop.org/icons/Entities/sstarf.gif] {sstarf} ) and the local mass surface density (μ ##IMG## [http://ej.iop.org/icons/Entities/sstarf.gif] {sstarf} ) in both spheroidal- and disk-dominated galaxies. The galaxies are shown to follow a clear stellar mass-metallicity relation (MZR) over the whole 10 9 -10 12 M ☉ range. This relation is steeper than the one derived from nebular abundances, which ...
 
Zillow buys Trulia in $3.5-billion stock deal
2014-07-28 10:00:30 (22 minutes ago) 
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5-billion all-stock deal.
 
Australian, Dutch police try again to reach MH17 crash site
2014-07-28 09:53:32 (29 minutes ago) 
Australian Federal Police (AFP) together with their Dutch counterparts will on Monday attempt for the second time to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
 
Ohio sheriff sends bill to Mexico for cost of jailing illegals
2014-07-28 09:52:45 (30 minutes ago) 

The sheriff of Butler County in Ohio said his community has become so overwhelmed with illegals that he sent a letter to Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto — billing him for the costs associated with jailing them.

His letter and bill didn't really get the intended response.

"The [U.S.] federal ...

 
2 questioned in search for Philly carjackers accused of killing 3 children
2014-07-28 09:52:44 (30 minutes ago) 
Philadelphia — Investigators are talking to two people in the search for two carjackers who rammed a stolen sport utility vehicle into a family in north Philadelphia, killing three children.
 
Anyone else get the issue of dick on bar when dead lifting?
2014-07-28 09:52:36 (30 minutes ago) 

Its happened a few times now and I dunno whether it happens to others or my posture/technique needs improving.

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Liberia President Orders New Anti-Ebola Measures
2014-07-28 09:52:00 (31 minutes ago) 
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
 
Oklahoma City bombing questions rekindled with trial focusing on video
2014-07-28 09:51:51 (31 minutes ago) 
Attorney says the FBI has video that shows a second person was with Timothy McVeigh when he detonated bomb, killing 168 people
 
Three Quick Ways to Declutter in 10 Minutes
2014-07-28 09:51:48 (31 minutes ago) 

Often "decluttering" comes with the connotation that the process will take all day (or days), and be mentally and physically exhausting. Apartment Therapy's Fay Wolf has three easy ways to declutter in just a couple of minutes: look over your towels, old sweaters and jackets, and books.

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10 of the best coastal swimming spots in Devon and Cornwall
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
US climber condemned for filming his children in Mont Blanc avalanche
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
New EU sanctions against Russia could be applied within days, No 10 signals
2014-07-28 09:51:34 (31 minutes ago) 
 
Ohio sheriff sends bill to Mexico for cost of jailing illegals
2014-07-28 09:51:31 (31 minutes ago) 

The sheriff of Butler County in Ohio said his community has become so overwhelmed with illegals that he sent a letter to Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto — billing him for the costs associated with jailing them.

His letter and bill didn't really get the intended response.

"The [U.S.] federal ...

 
World's most beautiful piers
2014-07-28 09:50:41 (32 minutes ago) 
"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting.
 
Morning links: Stevan Ridley's contract situation in focus
2014-07-28 09:50:19 (32 minutes ago) 
 
Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures
2014-07-28 09:50:19 (32 minutes ago) 

MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the measures late Sunday after the first meeting of a new taskforce she created and is chairing to contain the disease, which has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region.

 
Hacker McKinnon turns search expert
2014-07-28 09:50:14 (32 minutes ago) 
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.
 
Man Allegedly Fakes 911 Call to Evade Speeding Ticket
2014-07-28 09:50:02 (32 minutes ago) 
A Florida man pulled over for speeding allegedly called 911 to report a potential murder to avoid getting a ticket, authorities said.
 
Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas: Why Fossil Fuels Can't Solve the Problems Created by Fossil Fuels
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 
 
One-State Solution
2014-07-28 10:22:30 (1 seconds ago) 
 
President’s visit: An idea on how to ease traffic in the future
2014-07-28 10:22:13 (18 seconds ago) 
As I was waiting for traffic to clear during the president’s visit, I came upon the idea of using the Museum of Flight as a venue for solving the financial crisis of fundraisers for candidates in the Northwest ["Obama visits Seattle for two fundraisers," Local News, July 22].
 
LOHAN's stirring motto: Ad Astra Tabernamque
2014-07-28 10:22:13 (18 seconds ago) 
 
So much architecture is monstrous thats why we like it being blown up
2014-07-28 10:22:11 (20 seconds ago) 
 
$16.5bn mega mine gets the nod
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
THE federal government has given environmental approval for what will be the largest coalmine in the country.
 
Nation losing competitive edge
2014-07-28 10:22:08 (23 seconds ago) 
MOST of Australia’s industry sectors are behind the US and the nation faces a “painful correction” of lower wages and rising unemployment.
 
Strategist to the GOP Insurgents
2014-07-28 10:22:05 (26 seconds ago) 
"The highest-profile Republican insurgents of 2014 have had a few things in common: They've all run against longtime incumbents whom they accused of going native in D.C. They've all relied on super PACs to buoy their campaigns. And in three of the biggest primaries of the year, hard-right candidates have hired the same general consulting firm: Cold Spark Media, a small, Pittsburgh-based company led by former advisers to Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey," Politico reports.
 
Build Your Own Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun
2014-07-28 10:21:59 (32 seconds ago) 
New submitter melarky (3767369) writes This is a fun weekend project that most nerds will appreciate. Step by step instructions and also a handy video will make the construction of this project fast and easy. I have seen lots of plans for sale (or actual guns/kits for sale), but couldn't seem to find any plans for free. I played around with a few different designs (even cut my first few on a homemade CNC machine) and finally landed on this design. I made the guide more accessible to the general public (no need for a CNC machine here), so if you've ever dreamed of ending friendships because of hundreds of rubber band welts, now's your chance! We'd like to see your home-made projects, too.

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Live from Big Ten Media Days: Ohio State updates, pictures and live chat from Chicago
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
We'll be checking in regularly with tidbits, pictures and embedded Tweets from today's festivities, so be sure to check back in this post regularly for up-to-the-minute Big Ten Media Days coverage.
 
LeBron James to wear #23, fans who didn't burn jerseys happy with decision
2014-07-28 10:21:50 (41 seconds ago) 
LeBron James announced that he will wear jersey #23 for his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
 
Tornado Warning for Essex County
2014-07-28 10:20:08 (2 minutes ago) 
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Essex County in Northeast Massachusetts.






 
US stocks open mixed on Wall Street
2014-07-28 10:12:27 (10 minutes ago) 
The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies.
 
Schettino says vindicated by smooth Concordia transfer
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BACKGROUND & FACT SHEET: The President’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI)
2014-07-28 10:02:53 (20 minutes ago) 

 

On background from a White House Official:

This morning, the President will participate in a town hall with 500 exceptional young people who participated in the inaugural Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, an initiative he announced in 2013 as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). President Obama first launched YALI in 2010 to support an emerging generation of African leaders as they work to drive economic growth, enhance democratic governance, and strengthen the civil society structures that will help the continent grow and prosper.  The President announced the creation of this Fellowship, which connects young African leaders to leadership training opportunities at some of America’s top universities to expand their leadership skills and knowledge, during his 2013 trip to South Africa.

During the town hall, the President will deliver remarks to announce that the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program will be renamed in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela.  The President will also announce new public-private partnerships to create a continuum of programs, platforms, and support for young African leaders.  These new investments will include the development of four Regional Leadership Centers in Africa, a vast array of online classes and resources, along with seed funding, mentoring, and networking opportunities. A Fact Sheet detailing these announcements is below. For more information on the Fellowship, click HERE.

The YALI Summit serves as the lead-up event to next week’s inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest gathering any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government, which will strengthen ties between the United States and one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. With 60 percent of Africa’s population under 35, the future success of African nations will depend on the leadership, skills, and ingenuity of this emerging generation of leaders and this public-private partnership is vital to helping better the continent for years to come.

FACT SHEET: The President’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI)

Today, during a town hall with 500 young African leaders, President Obama will announce the expansion of his Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) which was launched in 2010.  Through YALI, the United States is investing in the next generation of African leaders, and has committed significant resources to enhance leadership skills, bolster entrepreneurship, and connect young African leaders with one another, the United States, and the American people.  Signature aspects of this expansion include:

·         The creation of four Regional Leadership Centers in Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa. 

·         The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will be renamed as the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders” and will be doubled in size to reach 1,000 participants each year by 2016.   

·         New virtual resources and vibrant physical spaces for the YALI Network.

·         Hundreds of new entrepreneurship grants and mobile incubators, and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be held in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015.

 

Deepening Our Reach on the Continent: Regional Leadership Centers

 

Today, President Obama will announce the creation of four Regional Leadership Centers in Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa.  Beginning in 2015, these Centers will improve the availability and quality of leadership training programs and professional development opportunities for young African leaders.  Each will be run as a public-private partnership, capitalizing on the energy and dynamism of the private sector, the knowledge of African and American institutions, and the programmatic and educational resources of the U.S. Government.  The Centers will focus on engaging young leaders from a wide range of organizations and backgrounds and with a diversity of experiences.  The Regional Leadership Centers will:

·         Provide Quality Leadership Training:  Centers will provide both long and short courses on leadership and issues across multiple sectors.    

·         Support Entrepreneurship:  Centers will provide entrepreneurship support services, including mentoring, technology, and access to capital.

·         Enhance Professional Networking:  Centers will offer young leaders the opportunity to connect with each other, American professionals, and experts from across the region.

 

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide $38 million for the creation of and programs in the Regional Leadership Centers.  American and African companies and foundations have more than matched these funds, providing principal capital for the startup costs, equipment, and technology for the Centers.  The MasterCard Foundation will provide financial support over five years to develop the Centers.  With financial and in-kind contributions from Microsoft, Dow Chemical Company, Intel Corporation, and Cisco Systems, the U.S. Government will be able to establish and maintain the Centers, and provide business software and hardware, mentoring, and information technology training through them.  With in-kind support from Proctor & Gamble, General Electric, Atlas Mara, and McKinsey & Company, the U.S. and its partners will be able to provide leadership training, technical support, and access to capital for young entrepreneurs.

 

The U.S. Government has joined with the following partners to establish and deliver high quality training, support, and networking through the Centers.  In collaboration with USAID, host institutions in Africa will provide instruction and collaboration space, expert training, and coursework for the Centers.

 

·         The Center in Ghana will be supported by a consortium of civil and private sector organizations including Africa 2.0, Africa Capacity Building Foundation, Ghana Private Enterprise Federation, and the Center for Policy Analysis, led by the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. 

·         The Center in Kenya will have a robust training curriculum with direction from a partnership that brings together Deloitte’s global management and strategy skills, the established curriculum and capacity of Kenyatta University, the public administration training of the Kenya School of Government, and Africa Nazarene University’s youth engagement and outreach.

·         The Center in South Africa will benefit from an education alliance led by the University of South Africa, with support from the University of Pretoria, which brings expertise in governance training, and Innovation Hub, which provides entrepreneurship support.

·         The Center in Senegal will assist young entrepreneurs through  the African Center for Advanced Studies in Management’s experience in professional management studies, the West African Research Center’s youth leadership training experience, and the Synapse Center’s support to young leaders.

 

Expanding the Flagship Program: The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

 

Today, in front of 500 Fellows, the President will announce that the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will reach 1,000 participants each year by 2016.  The Fellowship currently brings 500 of Africa’s most dynamic young leaders to the United States each year for six weeks of leadership training, networking, and mentoring at top U.S. universities.  Training and mentorship are focused on three areas: business and entrepreneurship, civic engagement, and public administration.  Upon returning home, the Fellows will have access to professional development opportunities, mentoring, networking, training, and seed funding to support their ideas, businesses, and organizations.

  

Providing the Tools, Training, and Technology to Promote Leadership: The YALI Network

 

The YALI Network provides virtual resources and vibrant physical spaces to equip young African leaders with the skills and connections they need to improve their communities and their countries.  Established by President Obama in April 2014, the Network already includes more than 68,000 members.  Using yali.state.gov and social media, the United States provides online courses and materials, and connects members with global leaders in their field.  Over the next year, President Obama will continue to engage the YALI Network.  

 

Virtual training, tools, and technology for the YALI Network.  YALI Network members will have access to an array of online courses and training materials, along with virtual mentoring and networking opportunities.

·         Over 20 Curated MOOCs and 60 facilitated MOOC Camps:  YALI Network members are able to access more than 20 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and will be offered 60 facilitated courses in MOOC Camps in YALI Spaces across the continent over the coming year.  Additional courses, including on vocational education, will come online in the months ahead.

·         Tailored web training videos:  The YALI Network platform will also provide access to tailor-made training videos on leadership, business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, and public management featuring U.S. university professors and experts in their field. 

·         Meetups – the ability to connect at home and in person:  The YALI Network website will provide members with a “Meetup” option, which enables members to connect, network and even collaborate on new initiatives. 

 

Creation of state-of-the-art YALI Spaces.  Over the next year, American Corners in Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe, and South Africa will be outfitted to provide YALI Network members opportunities to meet, learn, and incubate their ideas; spaces in seven additional countries will be renovated over the next two years.  YALI staff will facilitate online courses and provide advice on everything from business start-ups to opportunities for study abroad.  Meeting rooms, collaboration spaces, and business tools will allow YALI Network members to work together to create social ventures, community service projects, and new business start-ups.  

 

Building on a tradition of engagement.  All of our embassies in Africa have significant, sustained engagements with young leaders.  Currently, 43 embassies have youth councils that provide input into U.S. policies and contribute to the design and execution of U.S. Government programs.  Since 2010, the State Department has held 15 exchanges specifically for young African leaders and brought more than 1,600 sub-Saharan young leaders to the United States, through its educational and cultural affairs programs, including Fulbright.  In just the past year, embassies have organized over 800 events across the continent to support Africa’s young civic, government, and business leaders. 

 

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs

 

In addition to the announcements made by President Obama today, the U.S. Government is expanding support to entrepreneurs by connecting them to investors, advisors, and distribution networks.

 

In 2015, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will be hosted in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time.  Morocco is hosting this year.  YALI Network members will have the opportunity to present at and participate in both summits. 

 

Over the next year, the State Department will lead three partnership opportunity delegations of entrepreneurs and investors to Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Ghana.  In addition, the State Department and the U.S. Africa Development Foundation (USADF) will support selected YALI entrepreneurs to attend and participate in the DEMO Africa 2014 conference, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria, on September 25 - 26.  DEMO Africa is a platform for top African companies to launch their products and announce to Africa and the world what they have developed. 

The United States will continue to provide young Africans access to resources they can use to put their skills to work in service of their communities. 

·         Hundreds of new entrepreneurship grants.  USADF is partnering with the State Department to offer $2.5 million in seed funding to members of the YALI Network over the next three years in the form of 250 small entrepreneurship grants.  These grants will support start-ups and expansion of businesses and social ventures in six countries in 2015 – Ghana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Rwanda. 

·         Mobile incubators will reach at least 5,000 aspiring entrepreneurs in 2015.  U.S. embassies in Africa will build entrepreneurial capacity beyond the capital cities by training and helping to incubate the businesses of at least 5,000 aspiring entrepreneurs from the Network in provincial cities and rural areas during 2015.  StartUp Weekend and other experts will accompany a mobile incubator, equipped with the tools and technology to get a business off the ground.  Conducted in collaboration with local governments, institutions, and NGOs, the workshops and equipment are designed to walk aspiring entrepreneurs through the basic precepts of starting a business, including writing a business plan, leveraging online resources, raising capital, and expanding market share. 

 
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A sampling of YouGov's closest Senate polls

Internet polling has been picking up steam over the past decade, and on Sunday, CBS and The New York Times brought it further into the mainstream: They partnered with British pollster YouGov to conduct polls of every single Senate and gubernatorial race in the country. This gives us a far more comprehensive snapshot of the electoral landscape than we usually get—one based on an unusually large panel of more than 100,000 respondents nationwide, but one that also comes with question marks.

As for the results? Well, let's just say Republicans will uncork some bottles of champagne if these results come to pass.

In Senate races, Republican candidates are ahead in Georgia and Kentucky, the two states Democrats are targeting (by 5 percent in the former, 6 percent in the latter). More importantly, Republicans lead in eight Democratic-held states, though in four of them the margin is just 1 percent: Michigan, Iowa, North Carolina and Louisiana. In the four others, Republicans are further ahead: 4 percent in Arkansas, 8 percent in West Virginia, 16 in Montana, and 27 percent in South Dakota. That's two more seats than they need to win back control of the Senate.

Other incumbent Democrats do come up ahead, though. Mark Udall is up by 4 percent in Colorado, Jeanne Shaheen is ahead of Scott Brown by double digits in New Hampshire, and Alaska's Mark Begich is up either 2 percent or 12 percent, depending on which Republican he faces.

But the best news for the GOP may actually be how well its incumbent governors perform. Kansas's Sam Brownback, in huge trouble in every recent poll, is ahead here by a whopping 13 percent. The same goes for Georgia's Nathan Deal, up a dominant 9 percent, and Florida's Rick Scott, up 6 percent. Ohio's John Kasich is up 6 percent, while Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker are up by a more more modest 3 and 2 percent, respectively. By contrast, in rarely polled Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dan Malloy finds himself in a hole, down 7 percent in a rematch of his 2010 contest.

But there's much more to this polling than the toplines. Indeed, there are a number of issues with YouGov's data and methodology that require serious scrutiny, so we've got lots more analysis after the jump.

 
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2014-07-28 09:50:19 (32 minutes ago) 

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker joins Boston Herald Radio at 9:30 this morning.

 
The Next War: a comic for the centenary of World War One
2014-07-28 09:50:15 (32 minutes ago) 
In honor of the centenary of World War One, we are proud to present Simon Ganes's illustrated adaptation of Osbert Sitwell's haunting, classic poem The Next War. It appears, with many other beautiful and thoughtful adaptations, in the new book Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics. Read the rest
 
Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform
2014-07-28 09:50:07 (32 minutes ago) 
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- An emotional Philippine President Benigno Aquino III called his opponents desperate Monday and expressed confidence that many people will carry on his reforms even if he was stopped by a bomb....
 
Bank of Belleville buys property for new facility
2014-07-28 09:50:01 (33 minutes ago) 
The bank plans to build a new HQ branch a few blocks away that will open next summer. 
 
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