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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…

There’s a Void in the Great Pyramid at Giza, but It May Not Be So Mysterious – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

However, the study may suggest that advances in technology can offer a richer understanding of wonders of the ancient world that have long fascinated the human imagination. Photo A rendering by the researchers at ScanPyramids show the “Big Void” relative to known structures in the Great Pyramid of Giza. Credit ScanPyramids mission Khufu, also known by his Greek name Cheops, is thought to have ruled from 2509 B.C. to 2483…

Sam Clovis withdraws his nomination for USDA’s top scientist post after being linked to Russia probe – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Sam Clovis speaks in Johnston, Iowa., in 2014. (Charlie Neibergall/AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist nominee, Sam Clovis, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday amid revelations that he was among top officials on the Trump campaign who was aware of efforts by foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to broker a relationship between the campaign and Russian officials. Court documents unsealed Monday revealed that Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in early October to making false statement to…

Investigators probe New York attack suspect’s communications while Trump calls for death penalty – Washington Post

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Investigators continued Thursday to probe the 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant charged with the New York truck attack, poring over his communications to see if he had any help or guidance before carrying out his deadly rampage, while President Trump publicly weighed in on the federal prosecution of the suspect. New York police officials say the attacker appears to have radicalized himself online and that it does not appear anyone else was involved, though they said that…

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…

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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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…

George Springer wins World Series MVP, ties record with five homers – ESPN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

2:42 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros center fielder George Springer talked about not letting the magnitude of playing in it become overwhelming. “You can’t worry about the result of each at-bat,” he said. “You just have to stay in the moment.” Here’s everything you need to know about Houston’s win over L.A. • Astros win…

Justice Department considers charging Russians for hacking: report – USA TODAY

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security informed 21 states Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems during the 2016 election. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Bin Laden raid: Son Hamza’s wedding video in CIA file release – BBC News

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Media captionOnly childhood videos of Hamza bin Laden had been seen before this wedding footage Osama Bin Laden’s personal diary, video of his son Hamza’s wedding and documentaries about himself were among files found on the al-Qaeda leader’s computer, the CIA has revealed. Nearly half a million of the files have been released, the fourth such tranche. Bin Laden’s computer was taken during the 2011 US raid in the Pakistani…

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 … – ZDNet – 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

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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…