Live from CPAC, it’s Bannon and Priebus

February 24, 2017

Polished White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and pugnacious chief presidential strategist Steve Bannon took their strained buddy routine to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday, reminiscing about Donald Trump’s election victory, promising revolutionary change in Washington, denying their ongoing West Wing power struggle and — naturally — bashing the news media. […]

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Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil

February 24, 2017

A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy BBC News – Health

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Iowa pig farmer to Sen. Grassley: You’re going to create ‘one great big death panel’ by repealing Obamacare

February 24, 2017

Farmer Chris Peterson pleads with Sen. Chuck Grassley in Iowa on Tuesday. Republican lawmakers returning home this week to host town halls are being greeted by overflow crowds filled with angry voters and protesters demonstrating against President Trump’s polarizing policies. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Raffi’s Joyous New Album: Exclusive Premiere

February 24, 2017

This month, more than 20 albums after Raffi’s seminal Baby Beluga first took toddlers by storm, the children’s troubadour will release a brand-new one: Owl Singalong. The jubilant mix of covers (“Garden Song,” “Abiyoyo,” “Somos el Barco”) and originals (“Green Dream,” “See the Moon”) hits stores on Jan. 15 (preorder here). But until then, Yahoo […]

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Shine gives up on mobile network ad-block threats, wants to play nice

February 24, 2017

 So much for sticking “nuclear weapons” in carriers’ dumb pipes. Shine, last year’s enfant terrible of mobile ad blocking is pivoting (again!) — in both tone of voice and business model. It’s also rebranding to, er, Rainbow. Read More TechCrunch

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Millbrook girls basketball advances by Holly Springs as Crutchfield scores 23

February 24, 2017

Survive and advance – that’s all that matters at this point in the season. The Millbrook girls basketball team, reigning NCHSAA 4A champions, know that mantra better than most. The …… WN.com – Sport News

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Frugal Traveler: Just 11 Miles Off Coast, California’s Galápagos

February 24, 2017

Unlike a pricey trip to the Galápagos Islands, you can explore Santa Cruz, one of the Channel Islands, on a modest budget. NYT > Travel

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Trump’s Treasury Secretary targets tax reform ‘by August’

February 24, 2017

In his first TV interview Steven Mnuchin promises deregulation and tax cuts to boost growth. BBC News – Business

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Capcom Confirms Resident Evil 7 ‘Not A Hero’ DLC

February 24, 2017

Spoiler warning for the character featured in the DLC ahead.  As per our suspicions, the upcoming Resident Evil 7 DLC  Not a Hero will star Chris Redfield. The official Resident Evil Twitter account broke the news, tweeting that “Chris Redfield returns in the free “Not A Hero” DLC for #RE7 this Spring. Who or what […]

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EPA chief Pruitt’s newly released emails show deep ties to fossil fuel interests

February 24, 2017

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks on Tuesday to employees of the agency in Washington. A batch of 7,564 pages of emails and other records from Scott Pruitt’s tenure as Oklahoma attorney general — made public Wednesday morning — show that he worked with the fossil fuel industry in its efforts to […]

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