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3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Grey Goose thief laid an egg on his way out

Police believe they may know the brazen thief who stole two bottles of vodka from Jay's Liquors at 134 River St. Monday about 10:45 p.m. But the friendly shoplifter made sure to say hello to the clerk on duty and call him by name, said Sgt.


Related Topix: Action TV, Entertainment, Newfields, NH

7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

But the trip was no surprise to those closest to him, who would regularly receive calls from Mendoza, 25, during his spontaneous travels around the world.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona State University,

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mexico's circuses caught up in animal rights spat

Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, as a growing movement to ban circus animals meets growing anger from circus workers.


Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

LinkedIn to buy Bizo for $175 million

Moving deeper into business-to-business commerce, LinkedIn has agreed to buy Bizo, a online marketing company dedicated to reaching companies, for $175 million.


Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Bizo, Marketing

11 hrs ago | KASH-FM Anchorage

Reba McEntire Debuts 'Pray For Peace'

Reba McEntire is unveiling her new song, "Pray For Peace." The country star debuted the video on her Facebook page Monday morning.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Reba McEntire

15 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

'I know where your cat lives' maps kitty photos

"I Know Where Your Cat Lives" shows a world map of geo-tagged photos of cats. / Screenshot of "I Know Where Your Cat Lives" " I Know Where Your Cat Lives " feeds your cute cat fix.


17 hrs ago | InfoWorld

EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plug-in to block third-party tracking

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plug-in for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.


Related Topix: Privacy, CIO News, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

21 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

The W3C, which manages most of the widely used standards that power the Web, has partnered with the OpenSocial Foundation to develop ways for enterprise social software to trade information.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire special constable sets up Polish Facebook group

A POLISH special constable has set up a police Facebook page aimed at people from his native country who live in Lancashire.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Israeli tech talent tapped to fight in Gaza

Lior Vaknin, 27, is no exception. He served as a special forces paratrooper in the Israeli army from 2006 to 2009, and then ran a startup in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Media, IT Services, Meetup

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Facebook's Save bookmarks News Feed items for later

Called Save, the feature is basically a web browser bookmark that lets you put off reading or viewing those important content - like that quirky top 10 list or must-see cat video - your Facebook friends have shared.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KXLY-TV Spokane

Google to speed up Web with smaller photos

The search giant has developed a new kind of image format that promises to shrink the size of Web photos and graphic files down by about 35 percent.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook


Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday, Komo News reports.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Brattleboro Reformer

Sam Smith, Maroon 5 on tap for iTunes Festival

Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved - he'll be on stage.


Related Topix: iPod, Action TV, Entertainment, Television, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

The Macon Telegraph

Michigan's top regulator outlines goals on visits

Processing 15,000 garments a week and sending out 12 delivery trucks daily, the family-owned company serves some 440 customers throughout southwest Michigan and northern Indiana with industrial work-uniform services.


The Globe and Mail

No leads on death of Canadian law professor killed in Tallahassee, Florida

Dan Markel, from his Facebook page, with unidentified children. A widely respected law professor originally from Toronto, Mr. Markel was gunned down in his Florida home, but police are saying little about the circumstances of his death other than to confirm it is being investigated as a homicide.


Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Canada, Florida State University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

One arrested after shootings, crash in Lowell

At least three vehicles were struck and badly damaged at the end of a 10-minute-long pursuit through the city following two reported shootings early Sunday.


Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Harvard Hillside

Actor Tyler Posey to host Teen Choice Awards

Actor Tyler Posey will host Teen Choice 2014, with musical groups Magic and Rixton performing on the show that awards popular teens in television, music, film, sports and fashion.


Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

Lowell Sun

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

Malaysia Chronicle

Flight attendants around the world pay tribute to MH17 crew

The staff of many airlines around the world have flooded a Facebook page with their messages of tribute to the crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine on Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777


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