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  1. Trader Charged in Connection with Market 'Flash Crash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WNYC-AM New York

    A multimillionaire futures trader accused of being a key figure in bringing on the 2010 "flash crash" - when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points in five minutes - was arrested in Great Britain Tuesday based on charges filed in Chicago. Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, allegedly employed lightning-fast software to manipulate the market for E-Mini S&P 500 futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, according to a U.S. criminal complaint filed in February and unsealed Tuesday.

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  2. Bay Area native author's showcases bitter rivalry between Cal and Washington in top-selling bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... before he died. Daniel James Brown, a Bay Area native, wrote "The Boys in the Boat." (Photo by Robin V. Brown/Penguin Books) In 2007, Brown was living in the Seattle area and making a name for himself as an author of historical nonfiction. A ...

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  3. NewsAmanda Palmer says she 'pretty much broke even' after raising $1m in Kickstarter campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NME

    The Dresden Dolls singer used fan-funding site Kickstarter to raise $1.2m for her 2012 album 'Theatre Is Evil'. Now, in an interview with Forbes , Palmer has described the first Kickstarter campaign as a "loss leader".

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  4. John Waters, Rita Mae Brown to Be Honored at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary AwardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... American filmmaker, actor, writer, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, art collector and the author of five books, including Carsick and Role Models . He is best known for his transgressive cult films, Female Trouble, Pink Flamingos, ...

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  5. Village people take center stage in lightweight a Casual VacancyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | New York Post

    If J.K. Rowling's name were not attached to " The Casual Vacancy ," it's hard to imagine why HBO would pick up the BBC production to air in this country. The miniseries is based on Rowling's novel, her first after the conclusion of her "Harry Potter" franchise , and the story - while it may have been fun to read on paper - is slight and even puzzling on screen.

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  6. Cal, Washington rowing rivalry as fierce as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

    It started two years ago with a few curiosity seekers poking their noses into the windows of the university rowing center on the shores of Lake Washington. It has since grown into a daily ritual with crowds of people seeking tours of the Washington boathouse to get a glimpse of the history recounted in the bestseller, "The Boys in the Boat," written by Bay Area native Daniel James Brown.

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  7. Celebrating the 35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Library Journal

    ... in the science and technology category. In fiction, Siri Hustvedt's The Blazing World (S. & S.), which made nine best books lists but not the NBCC or National Book Awards (NBA) nominations, got a shout-out here despite competition from Jenny ...

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  8. How One Man Crashed the Stock MarketBy Michael MaielloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Beast

    The government says Navinder Singh Sarao's market manipulation caused the 2010 Stock Market "Flash Crash," which had the Dow plummeting 1,000 points in minutes. Sarao was allowed to trade for four more years after the crash-and it's proof the markets can't, in fact, police themselves.

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  9. Intel takes on fragmentation with data analytics surgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Aurora Era-Banner

    Intel Security will sharpen its focus on data analytics as it seeks to solve fragmentation in the cybersecurity industry it believes is leaving many businesses vulnerable to attack. Speaking at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, the vendor announced several upgrades to its product lines, including the Next Generation Firewall, Enterprise Security Manager and Data Exchange Layer.

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  10. 10 Ways Mindfulness and Meditation Promote Well-BeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Psychology Today

    Dan Harris, from ABC News, called me a few years ago to discuss the benefits of meditation and mindfulness while doing research for an upcoming book. Since then, his book, 10% Happier , has gone on to become a No.

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  11. Research claims Harry Potter books 'cast spell on brain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Evening Times

    The terms and phrases found in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series activate the regions of the brain that process emotions. Scientists used a magnetic resonance imaging scanner to map the brains of volunteers reading excerpts from JK Rowling's books about the young wizard.

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  12. Magical 'Harry Potter' books do spellbind our brainsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Newkerala.com

    According to British scientists, there were "significant correlations" found between brain activity in regions linked with strong emotions in participants reading excerpts from JK Rowling's books, News.com.au reported. Dr Francesca Citron from the University of Lancaster said that the results suggested that a text's constituting words could predict its emotion potential.

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  13. How Fast Streaming? Online The Longest Ride HD 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Field & Stream

    The Longest Ride is 2015 American romantic drama film directed by George Tillman, Jr. and written by Craig Bolotin. Based on Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name, the film stars Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Alan Alda, Melissa Benoist, and Lolita Davidovich.

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  14. 'Wild' is No. 1 movie in digital sales/rentals; 'Taken 3' debuts at No. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Examiner.com

    "Wild" debuted at No. 1. for movie digital sales and rentals from March 30 to April 5, 2015, according to Rentrak.

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  15. Author-poet Gary Snyder keeps on beating the environmental drumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... of his book The Practice of the Wild . The collection of nine essays has been billed as "one of the most influential books about the environment of the last 50 years," but Snyder says far-reaching influence was never his intent. "I didn't undertake ...

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  16. Morning Playbook: A budget recap round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MacLeans

    April 22: It's budget- recap day! Plus, tech profits, bourbon heists, and a new face for 2010's "flash crash" If yesterday was all about speculation over the budget, today is all about parsing through the details, from tax changes to anti-terrorism funds. To help you out, Maclean's has a special, digital edition , collecting political and economic analysis of the government's balanced budged from every which way - including how it will impact your bottom line.

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  17. is keynote for Access to Justice Awards DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | La Prensa

    Author and journalist Jeannette Walls, writer of the bestselling The Glass Castle, is the keynote speaker at the 2015 Access to Justice Awards Dinner at The Pinnacle at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The Access to Justice Awards are presented by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. , Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. , and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program.

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  18. New novel follows couple struggling to survive in post-apocalypseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PRWeb

    Two youths wander the wasteland, the ruins of what once was. In the ashes and mortal wreckage of civilization, to each other they are all that is left of the world.

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  19. Willie Nelson is latest celebrity to enter the marijuana businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Cave News

    A potpourri of interesting current events, new products, humor and just plain fun, so pull up a chair and stay a while. If your favorite post has disappeared out of sight, you can find it by selecting a category from the left hand side bar.

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  20. Trader charged in "flash crash"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Denver Post

    A futures trader accused of helping bring on the May 6, 2010, "flash crash" - when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 600 points in five minutes - was arrested in Great Britain on Tuesday, based on charges filed in Chicago. Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, is accused of using lightning-fast software to manipulate the market for E-Mini S&P 500 futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, according to a U.S. criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday.

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