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A romantic night awaits ‘House of Cards’ binge-watching couples – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES Feb 14 (Reuters) – On this Valentine’s Day, some couples will enter a committed relationship, but it might end up lasting a mere 13 hours. That’s the time it would take to binge-watch the 13 episodes of the second season of …What ‘House of Cards’ means for the future of televisionAl Jazeera AmericaHouse […]

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Miami’s first Hackathon for Cuba kicks off – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comInspired by Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez’s call to action, about 40 computer programmers gathered Saturday morning for South Florida’s first Hackathon for Cuba taking place at The LAB Miami in Wynwood. The challenge: Problems with connectivity, …Hackathon for Cuba draws online activists to MiamiAl Jazeera AmericaHackathon For Cuba Begins In MiamiWBFSWeb Developers Gather for ‘Hackathon […]

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Apple’s Mac turns 30: How Steve Jobs’ baby took its first steps – Register

RegisterFeature Thirty years ago this Friday, at approximately 9:45am on Tuesday, 24 January, 1984, the Macintosh introduced itself after Steve Jobs unveiled it at an Apple shareholders’ meeting in Cupertino’s Flint Center for the Performing Arts. “Hello.Cassidy: Macintosh at 30 brings back memories for Apple usersSan Jose Mercury NewsMacintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious […]

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Report claims ‘systematic killing’ of Syrian detainees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer United Nations war crimes prosecutors say photographs and other evidence smuggled out of Syria show the “systematic killing” of about 11,000 detainees by President Bashar Assad’s security forces. The allegation, contained in a report released …Photos may prove Assad regime committed war crimesTelegraph.co.ukNew Report Shows Clear Evidence of Torture in SyriaWDTVWar Crimes Experts […]

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Embattled Los Angeles County sheriff to retire – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a month ago, embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stood at a podium outside the department’s headquarters and declared he wasn’t retiring despite 18 of his current and former employees being indicted for various …Embattled Los Angeles County sheriff says to retireReutersLos Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca announces retirementAl […]

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African migrants protest in Tel Aviv, demand better treatment – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — In an unusual show of strength by one of the weakest groups in Israeli society, thousands of African migrants demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Sunday to protest their treatment by the Israeli government. An estimated 10,000 migrants from African …30000 African migrants take to Tel-Aviv streets protesting detention policyRTAfrican immigrants protest […]

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Aleppo suffers ‘barrel bomb’ attack that kills dozens – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA Syrian army air strike on a vegetable market in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least 25 people on Saturday, a monitoring group said, continuing a campaign of improvised “barrel bombs” that has drawn international condemnation. A video posted on the …Air strike on market, hospital in Syria’s Aleppo kills 25AFPSyria conflict: Strike […]

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Taliban Rockets Hit US Embassy in Kabul – New York Times

New York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — A pair of rockets fired by the Taliban struck the United States Embassy in Kabul shortly before dawn on Wednesday, sending hundreds of American diplomats and aid workers based at the mission scrambling into fortified bunkers to …US Embassy in Kabul attacked on ChristmasBoston.comChristmas Day attacks show security challenges in […]

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CNN Web Promo Excludes Don Lemon, Ali Velshi Off To Al Jazeera America

Is CNN making more personnel changes or did marketing just forget to include it’s weekend anchor, and all-around fill-in-guy Don Lemon? And what about Ali Velshi, who is CNN’s business go-to-guy? Well, Ali’s leaving CNN for Al Jazeera America, or a business opportunity that he “could not pass up.” He left April 4th on “friendly […]