As Hamas Tunnels Back Into Israel, Palestinians Are Afraid, Too

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 14:18
Hamas is busy tunneling its way back toward Israel, and Palestinians who live over the passageways fear they will bear the cost of the eventual Israeli response.
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Opioid Prescriptions Drop for First Time in Two Decades

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:57
For each of the past three years, opioid prescriptions have declined in the United States, the first sustained drop since OxyContin hit the market in 1996.
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Pray for Shade: Heat Wave Sets a Record in India

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:50
May is typically the hottest month in much of India, but 123.8 degrees is a record — and it is amplified by a drought across much of the country.
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Water district recommends schedule for $2.9 million pipeline project on Coast Highway

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:41
LAGUNA BEACH – Pat Menne’s historic beach cottage at South Coast Highway and 10th Avenue is at ground zero. It’s where crews from South County Water District in September will begin digging up the outside northbound lane for an estimated $2.9...
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Vows: A Facebook Algorithm Renews a College Crush

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:53
A dark, good-looking man popped up in a list of “people you may know.”
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EnVus Motorsports owner opens glitzy speakeasy Envy Lounge in Newport Beach

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:41
The Newport Beach entrepreneur behind luxury car rental company EnVus Motorsports is getting into the bar business. Sammy Lakhany, along with partner Ali Hojat, is opening Envy Lounge tonight in the former Ten Nightclub venue in Newport Beach. The...
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F.D.A. Finishes Food Labels for How We Eat Now

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:25
Nutrition labels have been revamped by the Food and Drug Administration to more closely match the reality of the modern American diet.
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Young voters lead O.C. away from GOP

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:40
Orange County Republicans’ advantage over Democrats is shrinking in large measure because of millennials – those aged 18 to 34 who don’t share their parents’ social conservativism. Since 2002, the GOP edge countywide has dropped from 17...
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Listen: Adam Carolla grills Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett at Irvine Improv

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:31
Comedian and TV and radio personality Adam Carolla lands some pretty sweet guests on his top-rated podcast, “The Adam Carolla Show.” It’s usually other comics like Marc Maron, Natasha Leggero or Joy Koy who come in for uncensored chats, however...
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9,600 new jobs: Construction boosts O.C. in April as jobless rate dips to 3.9%

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:58
Orange County’s job market powered ahead last month, as payrolls grew faster than at the state or national levels. Local employers added 9,600 positions, for a year-over-year jump of 3.1 percent, California officials reported Friday. Of those jobs,...
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Bernie Sanders in Orange County: What you need to know about Sunday's rally in Irvine

OC Register - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:49
Sen. Bernie Sanders’s full-bore campaign for president comes to Irvine and two other Southern California locations this weekend, with the candidate expected to attract thousands of fervent supporters. Undaunted by Hillary Clinton’s near-certainty...
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Economic View: Are You Successful? If So, You’ve Already Won the Lottery

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 08:57
People tend to underestimate the role sheer luck plays in guiding our career trajectories, and recognizing this can have implications for public policy.
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‘I Quit,’ Handcuffed Man Says in Video of Fatal Encounter With Georgia Police

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:46
The New York Times obtained video of Chase Sherman, 32, being repeatedly stunned with a Taser gun by sheriff’s deputies while he was handcuffed in the back of a car.
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Body Cameras Show Handcuffed Man Fatally Stunned With Taser

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:46
This video includes violent scenes and graphic language. It has been condensed from its original length but is otherwise unaltered. On Nov. 20, 2015, Chase Sherman was handcuffed and stunned with a Taser by two Coweta County, Ga., sheriff's deputies responding to a 911 call from his parents. He died at the scene. The body cameras worn by the deputies captured the episode.
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New York Today: New York Today: Our Cinematic City

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 06:10
Friday: A look back at the city’s film industry, Podfest and a rivalry between emergency medical workers.
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Moshe Yaalon, Israeli Defense Minister, Resigns

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 05:20
The abrupt move came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly conducted negotiations with a far-right party to join his government.
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The Less You Know About ‘Preacher’ the Better. Just Watch It.

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 05:00
This new AMC show follows “The Walking Dead” playbook. Can it also deliver the kind of characters that made “Mad Men” great?
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EgyptAir Flight 804 Debris Found, Egyptian Military Official Says

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 04:45
The spokesman said that military jets and ships had discovered items in the Mediterranean belonging to the passengers, as well as parts of the plane.
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‘Brexit,’ a Feel-Good Vote That Could Sink Britain’s Economy

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 04:35
In their desire to leave the E.U., many Britons have found an outlet for fears about immigration and terrorism. But the cost of an exit would be high.
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Abe Voices Outrage After Former U.S. Marine Is Arrested in Okinawa Killing

New York Times - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:37
Crimes committed by Americans have long been a source of friction, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe demanded that the United States take preventive action.
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