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Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire

3 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.
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Facebook's most important new hire wrote Mark Zuckerberg a bruising letter saying he had 'sullied political and public trust'

Facebook's most important new hire wrote Mark Zuckerberg a bruising letter saying he had 'sullied political and public trust'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Nick Clegg, Facebook's VP for global affairs and communications, said he wrote Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg a bruising letter before deciding to join the company. Clegg...
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10-year-old accused of stealing pickup, leading Converse police on a chase

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

The boy was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading arrest and accident greater than $200 and failing to report it.
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'Strictly for white people': Trump's comments on minority lawmakers spur debate on American identity

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Conversations around racism and who counts as an American are springing up.
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House Votes to Block Democrat's Trump Impeachment Effort

12 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The House easily killed a maverick Democrat's effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color , in a...
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Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

17 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spoke to POLITICO Tuesday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Here are key excerpts...
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Prime Day 2019 was bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon

Prime Day 2019 was bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon

21 hours ago   |   iMore   |   3 articles

Amazon Prime Day continues to get bigger and longer with each year that passes, and Amazon has just announced that Prime Day 2019 was its biggest event ever. In fact, Prime Day...
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13 simple ways to get better at small talk

13 simple ways to get better at small talk

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Small talk can be awkward for social introverts, yet some strategies can help break the ice. Demonstrate interest in your conversation partner, ask questions, and practice to...
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I'm a 36-year-old CEO who sold my first startup for $1 billion. I've learned more this year than any other year of my life because I made 5 important changes

I'm a 36-year-old CEO who sold my first startup for $1 billion. I've learned more this year than any other year of my life because I made 5 important changes

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Justin Kan is a mid-30s entrepreneur who sold his previous startup, Twitch, to Amazon for $1 billion, and has raised millions in VC funding for his current project, the legal...
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Tech Bosses Weigh the Costs and Challenges of A.I.: CEO Daily

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. A.I. was a top topic at Fortune' s Brainstorm Tech in Aspen on Tuesday, with executives both highlighting the seismic opportunities and also identifying issues...
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Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It... Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it'll be a very early... Read more ...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM Di Maio says

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‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night - claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally... Read more ...