Venezuela death toll hits 29, protesters battle security forces

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By Andrew Cawthorne and Eyanir Chinea CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces fired scores of tear gas volleys and turned water cannons on rock-throwing protesters on a bridge in Caracas on Wednesday as the death toll from this month's anti-government unrest hit at least 29. A 20-year-old male demonstrator died in those latest clashes in...

Dramatic nuclear attack drills staged near Manhattan as US-North Korea tensions escalate

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Law enforcement officials, first responders, and agencies at all levels of government are running drills to prepare for massive nuclear and terror attacks in two of America’s most populous cities. The training comes amid heightened national concerns over the nuclear capabilities of North Korea and following a tense 2016 presidential election s...

Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election

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PARIS (AP) — When France's presidential election turned into a political boxing match this week at the gates of an appliance factory threatened with closure, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen showed that she wields a mean right hook. Her centrist rival, Emmanuel Macron, a political neophyte contesting his first election, demonstrated that h...

Elizabeth Warren: I’m ‘troubled’ by Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that she’s troubled by former President Barack Obama’s accepting a $400,000 speaking fee from a Wall Street firm. Obama accepted a $400,000 fee from the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald to speak at a health care conference in September.


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Tad Cummins Admits To Wife He Slept With Elizabeth Thomas

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Tad Cummins' wife said he admitted to her he slept with Tennessee teen he is accused of kidnapping in Maury County.


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Street gang MS-13 grips Long Island suburbs in violence

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BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on.


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L.A. in flames: A look back at the 1992 ‘Rodney King riots’

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The 1992 Los Angeles riots began on April 29, 1992, after the acquittal of four LAPD police officers on trial for the beating of motorist Rodney King. Video of his treatment after a March 3, 1991, traffic stop drew international attention. Civil unrest, which included violence and looting, broke out on the streets of Los Angeles.


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U.S. says failure to act on North Korea could be catastrophic

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By Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile abilities could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China and Russia cautioned Washington against threatening military force to solve the problem. While...

Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.


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Nintendo announces sky-high March Switch sales and full-year forecast

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There was some concern that sales of Nintendo's new video game console might be stunted by the sour taste left in gamers' mouths from the Wii U. The post-launch frenzy seemed to dispel those concerns, and we can now confirm that sales of the new Nintendo Switch console are soaring. Along with the company's earnings report for the...

United CEO blames ‘system failure’ for Dao dragging, expresses condolences for giant rabbit death

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United CEO Oscar Munoz said David Dao incident was a “system failure,” and also apologized for the death of a giant rabbit that died following a recent flight.


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Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight controllers regained contact with Cassini on Thursday, a day after ...


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U.S. House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on legislation to toughen sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state, congressional aides said on Thursday. The legislation, approved by the House Foreign Affairs...

South Korea to 'wait and see' after Trump threat to scrap free trade deal

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By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is adopting a "wait and see" stance, government officials said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters he would "renegotiate or terminate" a free trade pact between the two countries. The won turned lower against the dollar soon after Trump's comments, trading down 0.2 percent at...

Donald Trump doesn’t talk like other presidents. Would he be a better president if he did?

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When Donald Trump speaks, he sounds — unabashedly, unmistakably — like Donald Trump. But does he sound like a president? Does that even matter?


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Haters Gonna Hate: 7 Ways to Deal with Criticism

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Learn how to handle the haters in a way that fits your personal needs, the community norms, and the specifics of the situation.

It's an unfortunate reality of sharing your work: Some people jump in to provide unwanted and unconstructive criticism. As a wise philosopher (OK, it was Taylor Swift) once put it, "Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate."

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DevOps Lab: Learn to Use GitHub for Infrastructure Deployments

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This article is part of a series to help IT ops professionals learn DevOps by building a home lab. In the second step, Git version control allows ops to manage infrastructure as code.

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Boot an OpenSSH Server in 10 Mins with LinuxKit

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In this post we'll get hands-on and use Docker's LinuxKit to build, run and connect to a bootable Linux system image with OpenSSH. You will need Docker for Mac for this example, but LinuxKit can create images bootable on may types of system.

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Huawei’s $239 HiKey 960 Wants to Be a High-End Alternative to Raspberry Pi

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Hoping to tap into the highly lucrative and popular Raspberry Pi market – 12.5 million sales in five years – Linaro and Huawei have unveiled a high-end (read: expensive) rival. 

The HiKey 960 96Boards are designed as alternatives to Raspberry Pi, using ARM mobile technology specifically for Android developers. 

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Open Source MANO Supports Public and Hybrid Cloud Deployments

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The ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group today launched the second version of its open source code that includes new software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities and an 

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This Week in Open Source News: Aerospace Industry Opens Up, New EdgeX Foundry Project Supported by IoT Industry More

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This Week in Open Source News: Aerospace Industry Opens Up, New EdgeX Foundry Project Supported by IoT Industry & More