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Manhunt for escaped killers expands to Vermont – CNN

Thursday, June 11, 2015

(CNN)A pair of convicted killers who escaped from an upstate New York prison may have headed across the border to Vermont, fearing the pressure of an intense manhunt in the neighboring state, authorities said Wednesday. New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico said authorities are looking “behind every tree, under every rock and inside every structure” for fugitives Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34. The pair made a brazen…

Pope urges Putin to make ‘sincere, great effort’ for Ukraine peace – Reuters

Thursday, June 11, 2015

VATICAN CITY A stern Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to make a “sincere and great effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine. The two met for about 50 minutes and agreed on the need to recreate a climate of dialogue in Ukraine and to implement a peace deal designed to end fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels, the Vatican said. The meeting underlined how…

American Keith Broomfield killed fighting in Syria – CNN

Thursday, June 11, 2015

(CNN)American citizen Keith Broomfield was killed fighting in Syria, a State Department official confirmed Wednesday. The official said the State Department was in touch with Broomfield’s family. Jennifer Broomfield, a woman who identified herself on Facebook as Keith Broomfield’s sister, shared an image of a text message conversation on the social medium, which she said were the “Last words I had with my brother.” “My unspoken prayers and tears for…

EPA Takes Step to Cut Emissions From Planes – New York Times

Thursday, June 11, 2015

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WWDC Steals: Apple’s new iMac 5K for $1799; 15-inch MacBook Pros for $1749 … – Apple Insider

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

By Katie Marsal Tuesday, June 09, 2015, 09:03 pm PT (12:03 am ET) WWDC 2015 has delivered some shocking deals, such as $200 off Apple’s brand new 3.3GHz iMac with Retina 5K display ($1,799) and $300 off its souped up 3.5GHz cousin. Similarly, 15-inch MacBook Pros are now available for as little as $1,749 ($250 off) without a discrete graphics card or $2,149 with one ($350 off). Apple’s brand new…

Apple’s Schiller talks iPhone storage, thin design tradeoffs, single-port … – Apple Insider

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

By AppleInsider Staff Tuesday, June 09, 2015, 11:41 pm PT (02:41 am ET) During a panel session with Daring Fireball’s John Gruber on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller offered his take on 16GB iPhones, the tradeoffs between battery life and device thinness, single-port MacBooks and more. Phil Schiller gets surprise birthday shoutout from Eddy Cue at WWDC 2015. Schiller was on hand for Gruber’s “The Talk Show”…

Obama approves sending up to 450 more US troops to Iraq – Fox News

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama has approved sending up to 450 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, in a bid to boost local forces fighting the Islamic State’s advances.  The troops will be sent to help train, advise and assist Iraqi security forces, at a base in eastern Anbar province.  “The President made this decision after a request from Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and upon the recommendation” of…

Hillary Clinton is on Instagram and this is her first post – CNN

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

(CNN)Hillary Clinton has joined Instagram and and this is her first post. It was not a selfie or a highly filtered picture of her lunch, but a picture of a clothing rack with red, white and blue options that all come in the iconic Clinton trademark: The pantsuit. Hard choices. A photo posted by Hillary Clinton (@hillaryclinton) on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:16am PDT Clinton pokes a bit of fun…

The latest on Lincoln Tunnel crash: More than 30 hurt on bus – Chron.com

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

1 p.m. (EDT) All those injured in the Lincoln Tunnel after a commuter bus rear-ended a tour bus carrying students from Canada on a graduation trip are in stable condition. Stephen Lincke with the Fire Department of New York says 30 people on the New Jersey Transit bus and one police officer had minor bumps and bruises after the Wednesday morning crash. Police Capt. Richard Gutch says there were two…

Egyptian president moves to boost security after attack on ancient temple – Fox News

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, file photo a tourist has her picture taken at the ruins of the Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Egyptian officials say a suicide bomber has blown himself up at the ancient temple of Karnak in Luxor, a southern city frequented by millions of foreign and Egyptian tourists every year. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is calling for more security…

Abortion rights groups file motion to halt key provisions in Texas law – Reuters

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas Several women’s health providers filed a motion on Wednesday seeking to halt a U.S. appeals court decision a day earlier allowing Texas to impose restrictions on abortions, and said they plan to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the main provisions of the 2013 Texas abortion law including one called an “ambulatory surgical center” requirement that…

Microsoft Picks Unusual Place to Make Its Giant Surface Hub: The US – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Beautiful, Intriguing, and Illegal Ways to Map the Internet – Wired

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

When you hear the word “Internet,” what do you picture in your mind? Is it a series of pipes, or a three-dimensional spacescape, or maybe a browser on your phone’s screen? Visualizing the Internet is tough, perhaps because it’s this weird combination of physical and conceptual things. But that’s also what makes it an appealing endeavor. There is of course a physical architecture of cables, wires and switches that exists,…

When is ‘best’ worst? In the weird world of email etiquette – The Guardian

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

“Excited to talk about tit! Best, Arwa”, is how I once signed off an email to a client. This, I hasten to add, is not because we were both bird enthusiasts, but because I was rushing to finish the email and made an innocent typo. However, if a recent article in Bloomberg Business is to be believed, it wasn’t the typo that was the worst thing about my sign-off; it…

US Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Teen arrested at pool party was trying to calm girl – USA TODAY

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Court Upholds Texas Limits on Abortions – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Michelle Obama Urges Chicago Graduates to Transcend a Tragedy – New York Times

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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