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With Sears' Demise Inevitable, Which Agencies Stand to Lose? - AdAge.com

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 17:14

AdAge.com

With Sears' Demise Inevitable, Which Agencies Stand to Lose?
AdAge.com
Though it doesn't command the same media spend that it once did, Sears is still the sixth-largest retail advertiser in the U.S., according to Ad Age's Datacenter. Credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images ...

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iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

InfoWorld - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:45

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs if Apple does not fork over $150,000 within two weeks.

"This group is known for getting accounts and credentials, they have gotten credentials in the past," said Lamar Bailey, director of security research and development at Tripwire, of the purported hackers. "But whether they have that many ... who knows?"

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There's another reason for not panicking, Bailey said: People can quickly make their accounts more secure, assuming the criminals have only collected, not actually compromised the iCloud accounts by changing millions of passwords.

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Secret Service Can't Afford The Trump Family's Lifestyle - Huffington Post

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:30

Huffington Post

Secret Service Can't Afford The Trump Family's Lifestyle
Huffington Post
President Donald Trump's frequent travel, large family and unusual living situation are apparently weighing heavily on the Secret Service's budget. The agency recently requested an additional $60 million in spending for fiscal year 2018, according to a ...
White House Fence Jumper 'Got Caught by Her Shoelaces'Daily Beast
The Secret Service and a Self-Fulfilling ProphecyAmerican Thinker
Woman Left Dangling by Shoelaces After She Jumped White House FenceNBCNews.com
Vanity Fair -Washington Post -New York Post -New York Times
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LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:24
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The police chief of Los Angeles, a city that is half Latino, found himself in the middle of the national immigration debate on Wednesday after saying there's a correlation between the Trump administration's call for stiffer immigration policies and a drop in the number of Hispanics reporting sexual abuse and domestic violence....
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Manafort has served top US pols and a sketchy cast abroad

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:24
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pick any decade over the past half-century, and Paul Manafort has had a starring role in the rise (and maybe fall) of somebody big....
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Chicago 15-year-old whose sex assault was streamed on Facebook Live getting online threats, mother says - New York Daily News

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:14

New York Daily News

Chicago 15-year-old whose sex assault was streamed on Facebook Live getting online threats, mother says
New York Daily News
CHICAGO — The mother of a 15-year-old girl whose apparent sexual assault was streamed live on Facebook says her daughter has received online threats since the attack. The woman, whom The Associated Press isn't identifying to protect the identity of ...

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In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education - Christian Science Monitor

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:05

Christian Science Monitor

In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education
Christian Science Monitor
The ruling could bring major benefits to students with disabilities – especially those with 'individualized education programs,' or IEPs. Monitor's Best: Top 5. It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too ...

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Trump and the GOP are in a furious push to save 'Trumpcare' from disaster - Business Insider

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:57

Business Insider

Trump and the GOP are in a furious push to save 'Trumpcare' from disaster
Business Insider
Republican leaders are in a furious last-minute push to wrangle enough House members to pass the GOP's healthcare bill in a vote expected to be carried out Thursday. President Donald Trump, members of his administration, and House GOP leaders have ...
Freedom Caucus aligns with Bannon in risky Obamacare gambitPolitico
Senator Paul, Rep. Meadows: Let's fully repeal ObamaCare, then have an open debate on how to replace itFox News
Kentucky, Arkansas Post Largest Drops in Uninsured RatesGallup
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Jimmy Breslin funeral: Photos from the Upper West Side service - amNY

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:47

amNY

Jimmy Breslin funeral: Photos from the Upper West Side service
amNY
The funeral service for Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin was held at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament on the Upper West Side Wednesday afternoon. Breslin died in his home on March 19. He was 88. The self-described “street ...

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Trump believes Obamacare replacement will pass House, vote 'needs to happen': White House - CNBC

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:37

CNBC

Trump believes Obamacare replacement will pass House, vote 'needs to happen': White House
CNBC
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer takes questions during the Daily Briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, March 22, 2017. President Donald Trump is confident a bill replacing key parts of Obamacare will be approved Thursday by the House ...
Donald Trump Pledges US Support For UK After London AttackHuffington Post
Sean Spicer keeps trying and failing to stop commenting on Trump's wiretapping chargeWashington Post
Trump spoke with British prime minister May after parliament shootingPolitico
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New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree for T. Rex and pals

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:23
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree....
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First US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency enters Gulf

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:23
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) -- American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf....
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Family, friends and admirers remember columnist Jimmy Breslin's New York legacy at his funeral - New York Daily News

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New York Daily News

Family, friends and admirers remember columnist Jimmy Breslin's New York legacy at his funeral
New York Daily News
Pulitzer Prize winner Jimmy Breslin was remembered at his Wednesday funeral as one of a kind: A prodigious talent, a true New Yorker — and an unapologetic curmudgeon. “Thank you all for coming, because I'm not sure he would've come here for any of us ...
Funeral held for pugnacious NY journalist Jimmy BreslinWashington Post
Jimmy Breslin funeral: Photos from the Upper West Side serviceamNY
Funeral Held For Legendary NYC Columnist Jimmy BreslinCBS New York

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London attack is latest in which vehicles are used as weapon

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:21
LONDON (AP) -- When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons....
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APNewsBreak: Illinois governor seeks prison tower cameras

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:21
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget....
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Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

AP - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:21
BOSTON (AP) -- The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in a meningitis outbreak that was traced to fungus-contaminated drugs and killed 64 people across the country....
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Teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she's innocent: lawyer - New York Post

Google - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:20

Teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she's innocent: lawyer
New York Post
The lawyer of the smiling Texas high school teacher accused of fondling a male student said his client looks so cheerful in her mugshot because she's innocent, according to a report. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, “engaged in sexual contact” with a 17-year-old ...

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Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

InfoWorld - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:39

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe data from millions of Apple devices in two weeks if the company doesn’t pay them $150,000.

The group, which calls itself Turkish Crime Family, claims to have login credentials for more than 627 million icloud.com, me.com and mac.com email addresses. These are email domains that Apple has allowed for users creating iCloud accounts over the years.

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Even though the Turkish Crime Family hasn’t been in the media spotlight before, its members claim that they’ve been involved in selling stolen online databases in private circles for the past few years.

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