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How Doug McMillon went from a high schooler working at Walmart for $6.50 an hour to a millionaire CEO running one of the world's most powerful companies

How Doug McMillon went from a high schooler working at Walmart for $6.50 an hour to a millionaire CEO running one of the world's most powerful companies

53 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon began working for the retailer in high school. McMillon experienced a meteoric ascent in the company, helming Sam's Club and Walmart International...
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Facebook backs Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with $7.5 million

Facebook backs Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with $7.5 million

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook will pay $7.5 million over the course of the next five years to establish the The Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence in Munich.
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US pairs figure skating champion John Coughlin kills himself at 33

13 hours ago   |   ABC

U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her "wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate...
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‘It's So Fun': Phil Mickelson Stays Atop Desert Classic

14 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Mickelson, in his first start of the year, made three long birdie putts on the back nine and enters the final round with a two-stroke lead over Adam Hadwin.
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Ocasio-Cortez attends NYC Women's March amid anti-Semitism controversy

Ocasio-Cortez attends NYC Women's March amid anti-Semitism controversy

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

Firebrand liberal congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and First Lady Chirlane McCray had starring roles in the controversial Women's March in lower Manhattan on...
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Pink Hats Flooded Washington Again, but Controversy and Competition Made for a Much Smaller Women's March

14 hours ago   |   Time

Droves of pink-hatted women gathered in Washington and cities around the country to march for women's rights on Saturday, but the turnouts paled in comparison to those of the...
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Does Facebook game help company mine data for facial recognition technology?

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‘Fyre' and ‘Fyre Fraud' Reviews: Behind the Scenes of a Music Festival Fiasco

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

Two documentaries try to unpack a spectacular scheme by Billy McFarland, now in prison, who used social media to sell a music festival in the Bahamas.
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Friend request: Facebook exchange led former Met Ed Lynch to be Wally Backman's pitching coach with Ducks

15 hours ago   |   Newsday

New Ducks pitching coach and former Met pitcher Ed Lynch might be a bit old school when it comes to the art of pitching, but he got his new job in the most new school way...
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10YearChallenge: Harmless Trend or Boon to Facial Recognition Technology?

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

The meme encourages people to post a photo of themselves from 10 years and one from today. It's just a drop in a big bucket of data Facebook has already amassed.
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Australian Open 2019: Inspired Stefanos Tsitsipas dethrones Roger Federer

Australian Open 2019: Inspired Stefanos Tsitsipas dethrones Roger Federer

Roger Federer's 17-match winning streak at Melbourne Park came to an end as Stefanos Tsitsipas claimed the biggest victory of his career. Read more ...

California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' to prevent wildfires

California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' to prevent wildfires

City officials are hoping to raise $30,000 for the project. Read more ...

Patriots vs. Chiefs: Picks, odds for AFC championship game in Kansas City

Patriots vs. Chiefs: Picks, odds for AFC championship game in Kansas City

Our picks and predictions for Patriots vs. Chiefs in the AFC championship game are here. Who will win Sunday in Kansas City? Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Rams vs. Saints: Picks, odds for NFC championship game in New Orleans

Rams vs. Saints: Picks, odds for NFC championship game in New Orleans

Our picks and predictions for Rams vs. Saints in the NFC championship game are here. Who will win Sunday in New Orleans? Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

Hirscher trails 5th in World Cup slalom, Noel leads 1st run

Hirscher trails 5th in World Cup slalom, Noel leads 1st run

WENGEN, Switzerland - Marcel Hirscher trailed in a rare fifth place as junior world champion Clement Noel led the first run of a World Cup slalom Sunday. Read more ...

PennDOT reduces speed limits on several roadways in the Pittsburgh area

PennDOT reduces speed limits on several roadways in the Pittsburgh area

Speeds are reduced to 45 miles per hour Read more ...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers in OT

Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Read more ...