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This Town Melts Down

This Town Melts Down

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, was running late and ‘‘tied up in the Oval,’’ an assistant explained. It was late on a Thursday afternoon in June, and I had not seen Spicer since the election that would supposedly …

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University of Wisconsin student government demands free tuition for black students

University of Wisconsin student government demands free tuition for black students

A University of Wisconsin-Madison basketball game on Feb. 5, 2017, in Madison, Wisconsin.

Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out …

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Foes of gas tax increase will sue over ‘misleading’ state-drafted description of their repeal initiative

Foes of gas tax increase will sue over ‘misleading’ state-drafted description of their repeal initiative

California Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) addresses the Assembly in Sacramento in 2016. He is the organizer of a campaign to repeal the gas tax increase. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Proponents of an initiative to repeal gas tax increases …

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Arizona Lawmakers Want Trump To Abolish These National Monuments

Arizona Lawmakers Want Trump To Abolish These National Monuments

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks prior to President Donald Trump signing an executive order reviewing previous National Monument designations made under the Antiquities Act, at the Interior Department in Washington, U.S., April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Three Arizona Congressmen …

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Niall Horan touring Australia — but only playing in one capital city

Niall Horan touring Australia — but only playing in one capital city

Horan, at No. 2 in the charts with Slow Hands, will play Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on September 10.

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 2pm from Ticketek.

The intimate show is part of Horan’s global ‘Flicker Sessions’ tour where …

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New Jersey voters curse Christie beach outing

New Jersey voters curse Christie beach outing

Governor Chris Christie’s trip to a closed state beach during the state government shutdown didn’t go over well, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday.

Almost all respondents — 86 percent — saw the pictures. When asked to describe …

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Rats! New Cars’ Soy-Coated Wires Give Rodents Plenty To Chew On

Rats! New Cars’ Soy-Coated Wires Give Rodents Plenty To Chew On

Tracy came out, looked inside and assured JoAnn that the rat was gone. But he also saw that the wires looked more chewed up. This time, they took the XC 60 to a different Volvo dealership in San Diego. The …

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China Rebuffs Calls for Nobel Laureate to Get Cancer Care Abroad

China Rebuffs Calls for Nobel Laureate to Get Cancer Care Abroad

BEIJING — The Chinese government denounced as meddling calls for Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Peace laureate imprisoned for subversion, to be freed from a guarded hospital ward so that he could go abroad for cancer treatment.

The comments from a …

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Small businesses can be easy targets for hackers

Small businesses can be easy targets for hackers

Close-up image of software engineer typing on laptop (DragonImages/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

As more organizations make the shift to digital, the threat of contracting viruses or suffering a data breach increases. Arguably the most vulnerable organizations are small businesses and non-profits, who …

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Trump Websites: Trump Organization’s 3,736 Domains Include ‘Donald Trump Sucks’

Trump Websites: Trump Organization’s 3,736 Domains Include ‘Donald Trump Sucks’

President Donald Trump owns a plethora of domain names, most of them with “Trump” in the dot com — or dot something, as it were — URL address. According to CNN, Mr. Trump has a bunch of websites owned through …

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