Trump to tap champion of fossil fuels as environmental chief – Washington Post »

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Pruitt, a 48-year-old…

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Global stocks, euro push higher as ECB stimulus plan looms – Reuters »

LONDON World shares climbed to a near three-month high on Thursday as encouraging China data and a record high Wall Street kept traders upbeat ahead of an expected extension of…

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‘Hairspray Live!': TV Review – Hollywood Reporter »

Newcomer Maddie Baillio steps into the dancing shoes of Baltimore teen rebel Tracy Turnblad in NBC’s latest musical event, also…

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Brad Pitt’s Request to Seal Custody Documents Denied: Insiders Explain What’s Next – Us Weekly »

Brad Pitt’s emergency request to seal custody documents — related to his bitter divorce from Angelina Jolie — was denied…

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ News & Update: Standalone Film, Expected to Hit The Billion Mark Before 2016 Ends – Gamenguide »

Star Wars Rogue One - Offical Korean Trailer ( NEW DARTH VADER SCENE ) 2016 Sci-Fi Action Movie

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is expected to reach the billion dollar box office mark before this…

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Tina Fey, Megyn Kelly Talk Female Empowerment in the Trump Era at THR’s Women in Entertainment Event – Hollywood Reporter »

Ryan Murphy, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Emma Stone, Simone Biles and Jon Hamm also spoke at the annual star-studded event…

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Sean Rad to Step Down as Tinder CEO to Lead M&A – Los Angeles Business Journal »

Tinder Chief Executive Sean Rad will step down from his role as the company’s chief executive to lead Swipe Ventures, a Match Group accelerator and acquisition vehicle. Rad will become chairman of Tinder and Swipe Ventures. Greg Blatt, the current chairman of Tinder,…

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Microsoft now has the tools to make the Surface Pro the ultimate mobile computer – The Verge »

Recently, I purchased a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. I’d been looking for a lightweight, powerful computer that could go with me everywhere, and despite its year-old age and lack of current processors or forward-looking things like USB Type-C, the Surface Pro 4 beat out the…

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LinkedIn notifications in Windows will be a special kind of hell – The Verge »

As part of Microsoft’s finalized acquisition of LinkedIn, the Windows maker this morning outlined a series of goals it has for its new social network. One of those goals includes the implementation of LinkedIn notifications in the Windows 10 Action Center, so you will never…

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I just played Nintendo’s first ‘Super Mario’ game for the iPhone — it’s really good! – Business Insider »

I am a Mario superfan. I’ve been playing “Super Mario” games as long as I can remember, from “Super Mario Bros.” on NES through “Super Mario 3D World” on the Wii U. I am, to put it lightly, very excited for the debut of “Super…

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Little African primate’s talents inspire leaping robot – Business Insider »

A new robot dubbed Salto is shown in Berkeley, California Thomson Reuters By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Inspired by the remarkable jumping ability of…

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First photos from Cassini’s new orbit – BBC News »

Image copyright NASA Image caption The photos show the hexagon-shaped storm in Saturn’s northern hemisphere The Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from…

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What Trump’s Presidency Will Mean For Southeast Asia In 2017 – Forbes

President-elect Donald Trump’s surprise victory puts a question mark on the future of U.S. relations with Southeast Asia. Greeted with a mixture of both enthusiasm and apprehension by regional leaders, the only certainty moving forward is…

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UK foreign minister: Saudi, Iran stoking proxy wars in Mideast – Jerusalem Post Israel News

LONDON – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that Saudi Arabia and Iran are stoking proxy wars across the Middle East while some politicians in the region are abusing Islam, the Guardian…

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Giraffes Suffer "Silent Extinction" in Africa – Scientific American

Giraffe numbers have declined by as much as 40 percent since the 1980s in a “silent extinction” driven by illegal hunting and an expansion of farmland in Africa, the Red List of endangered species reported on…

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Trump Taps Linda McMahon to Head Small Business Administration – New York Times

Log In Don’t have an account? Sign up here » Trump Taps Linda McMahon to Head Small Business Administration – New York Times…

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Europe’s comfort blanket is being pulled away –

If the Wu-Xia model applies to Europe – and this is contested – the ECB is implicitly delivering a monetary policy shock even by cutting from €80bm to €60bn, and it is doing so before the…

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Fantasy Football: Players to Start in Week 14 – New York Times

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Is demand for travel to Cuba flattening? – Savannah Morning News

Demand for travel to Cuba may be flattening, with soaring hotel prices on the island, American Airlines cutting some flights, and uncertainty over whether new travel restrictions could be imposed when Donald Trump takes office. Gregory…

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Boris Johnson’s Saudi ‘proxy wars’ comment ‘not UK’s view’ – BBC News

Media captionBoris Johnson: “We need to have some way of encouraging visionary leadership in that area.” Downing Street has said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments on Saudi Arabia do not represent “the government’s position”. Footage has…

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