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  1. After 10 years online, YouTube has redefined celebrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Denver Post

    Outside the three-story bookstore at the shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women are waiting to have Connor Franta, a 22-year-old Internet personality best known for his diary-like monologues on YouTube, sign a copy of his memoir. "A year ago, I went to New York and tried to get a book publisher to take a meeting with me," said Graham, who represents several mega-popular YouTubers.


  2. Amazon to start paying taxes in some European countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - In a move that could put pressure on its rivals to follow suit, Amazon will start paying taxes in a number of European countries where it has large operations, instead of funneling nearly all its sales through Luxembourg, a low-tax haven that is the home base in the region for Amazon and many other large tech companies, the New York Times reports. Several European countries, including Germany and France, have criticized the tax strategies of some American tech companies, including Google, which use complicated structures that sharply reduce the amount of tax they pay in individual European countries.


  3. Because Marxism Has Global Support: This is the answer to the...Read the original story

    Sunday |

    BECAUSE MARXISM HAS GLOBAL SUPPORT: This is the answer to the question Steven Hayward over at Power Line asks: "How is Liberation Theology Still a Thing? " Liberation theology is a Marxist version of Catholic teaching , which views poverty through the lens of capitalist oppression, much like Black Liberation theology -of which President Obama's pastor, Jeremiah Wright, is an adherent -views black poverty as a consequence of white, wealthy capitalist oppression of blacks. As Hayward observes, yesterday's front page New York Times story about Pope Francis's actions to bring liberation theology out of the shadows, a subject I've I've written about before .


  4. New England gothic: 'BittersweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    Now in paperback, " Bittersweet ," a New York Times bestseller by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, is a great book to kick off the summer with. Fans of Donna Tartt's "The Secret History" will especially enjoy this contemporary gothic page-turner that asks the question: what will an outsider do to belong? Plain Mabel Dagmar comes from Oregon to claim a spot as a scholarship student at a prestigious former women's college in New York.


  5. Inside Paul McCartney's new penthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    Sir Paul McCartney has snagged a rather nice New York penthouse apartment for a cool $US15.5 million . Considering the apartments specs - it comes with a marble staircase, gold bathroom trimmings and a crystal chandelier - it's no surprise the penthouse was sold to rock royalty.


  6. After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that stretches past trendy clothing stores and spills out onto a nearby street. They're waiting to have Connor Franta, an affable 22-year-old Internet personality best known for delivering diary-like monologues on YouTube, sign a copy of his new memoir.


  7. Billy Bob Thornton to narrate Hot Springs baseball documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Arkansas Times

    It was announced today that Billy Bob Thornton, the famous Arkansas actor and director who was born in Hot Springs, will narrate a new documentary about the role of Hot Springs in the development of baseball's spring training. The film, to be called "The First Boys of Spring," will see its debut in Hot Springs on October 10 on the opening night of the 2015 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.


  8. GM Inquiry sets up Possible Lawsuit by U.S. OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | I4U Future Technology News

    With a lawsuit looming, General Motors looks to steer into a direction the company can survive. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's looking to make sure punishment hits both individual and corporate freedom.


  9. Random Acts Announces MONKEYS CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    Artistic Director Bryan Renaud is proud to announce the cast of Random Acts' second production, Monkeys by James Comtois. The Chicago Premiere will be directed by Dennis Henry and will play at Let Them Eat Chocolate, 5306 N. Damen Ave on July 31st and August 1st at 7:30pm.


  10. Nicholas Kristof: The power of hope Is realRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | TwinCities

    An awkward truth for bleeding hearts like myself is that there has never been much rigorous evidence that outside aid can sustainably lift people out of poverty. Sure, evidence is overwhelming that aid can overcome disease, boost literacy and save lives.


  11. Assignment: Ukiah - A one-act playRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    SCENE: Schat's Bakery, a downtown Ukiah morning meeting place favored by courthouse colleagues. At a table near the door two news reporters sit with coffee.


  12. How Does Growing Up in Montville Affect Your Chances of Getting Married?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    Overall, the data suggests that growing up in a liberal part of the country makes you about 10 percentage points less likely to get married, relative to the rest of the country. Growing up in a conservative part of America reportedly increases your likelihood of getting married.


  13. NYT Summer Reading List Finally Achieves 100 Percent WhitenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Gawker

    Congrats are in order! Janet Maslin's annual summer reading list for the New York Times has, at long last, achieved peak caucasity . Maslin's book selections for summer 2015 all have one thing in common: each author is- wait for it... wait for it -white.


  14. A Memorial Day test for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Click Orlando

    Jitters about Jeb, some praise for Rick Perry, the meaning of Hillary Clinton's holiday weekend parade march and some coming Democratic competition filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table. Plus, a take from conversations with a couple dozen younger voters that was both interesting and a bit depressing. 1 comment

  15. Highlights of Clinton emails on BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The State Department on Friday released 296 emails, totaling 896 pages, that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned over to the State Department and the special committee investigating the 2012 attacks on diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. In a September 2012 email to Clinton, top aide Jake Sullivan told her another Obama administration official, Susan Rice, stumbled in an appearance on ABC's Sunday news show "This Week."


  16. Then/NowRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Big Picture

    Everybody knows everything and despite protestations, you provide this information willingly, on Facebook, Instagram We all want to be known, until we don't. Young women raise their shirts to show their boobies and sext their friends.


  17. Suffolk Closeup: A Long Island web of corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The arrest on federal corruption charges of Long Islander Dean Skelos, majority leader of the New York State Senate, and his resignation from that post last week, casts a spotlight on a major law firm. Ruskin Moscou Faltischek is a mover-and-shaker of governments on Long Island and one of its partners is an East Ender in charge of lobbying activities for the firm.


  18. Mark Bittman's - A Bone To Pick' Continues His War On FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Heartland Institute

    "There's a war here," the New York Times columnist proclaimed at a food conference last year. His battle is America's next social justice crusade much like civil rights and suffrage .


  19. The All American Cookout a " a Tradition, Too.Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | White Plains CitizeNetReporter

    Monday is the come home day of another Memorial Day Weekend in White Plains, coming home for that Memorial Day picnic. After Monday's Memorial Day Parade starting at 10 AM in downtown White Plains tomorrow, it is time to usher in summer officially.


  20. Hurricane Expert: 'New England Really Gets It In The Teeth' As Climate WarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 |

    I have covered the energy and environment beat since 1985, when I discovered my college was discarding radioactive waste in a dumpster. That story ran in the Arizona Republic, and I have chased electrons and pollutants ever since, for dailies in Arizona and California, for alternative weeklies including New Times and Newcity, for online innovators such as The Weather Channel's Forecast Earth project, The New York Times Company's LifeWire syndicate, and True/Slant-the prototype for the new Forbes.