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  1. Google's Pichai on Xiaomi, Cyanogen and the Apple WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | ITworld

    In a wide-ranging discussion on stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, Google senior vice president Sundar Pichai offered his views on lots of issues at the heart of the mobile telecommunications industry. The launch of the iPhone 6 gave Apple's market share a boost in the mobile market and put a little pressure on Android.

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  2. Why Google+ is splitting into photos and streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... the changes, but Sundar Pichai, Google's senior VP of products, talked briefly about the decision at Mobile World Congress on Monday. "Google Plus was always two big things: one was building a stream and one was what you call a social layer... how ...

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  3. HTC's New Flagship Phone Looks Just Like Last Year'sRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Wired

    ... better-looking phones across the board. The story of the One M9 , the phone HTC announced Sunday at Mobile World Congress, is that if you got it right the first time, don't mess it up. The One M9 smartphone is mostly the same as last year's One M8, ...

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  4. B r arbunga is no longer erupting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... alone is probably not meaningful. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , ...

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  5. Hands-on with the activity-tracking HTC Grip, the company's very first wearableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PC World

    ... lime-green activity tracker targeted at fitness enthusiasts. I went hands on with the HTC Grip at Mobile World Congress, and what I saw didn't immediately scream innovation. Aesthetically, the Grip will speak mostly to sporty types, and that's about ...

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  6. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Yesterday | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...

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  7. DHS shutdown showdown: Will Republicans pay a price?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... bills largely mirroring the plan proposed by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell earlier this week, under which Congress would fully fund the department through the end of the current fiscal year while simultaneously passing a separate bill that ...

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  8. Will The GOP Pay A Political Price For The DHS Shutdown Showdown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Outside the Beltway

    With less than 36 hours to before the current funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security expires, it remains unclear exactly how this latest Capitol Hill battle is going to resolve itself. While the Senate appears poised to pass a clean funding bill that does not include the language purporting to "defund" the deferred deportation immigration program that President Obama announced in November, known as DAPA , The Senate seems poised to pass bills largely mirroring the plan proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earlier this week under which Congress would fully fund the Department through the end of the current fiscal year while simultaneously passing a separate bill that purports to block the DAPA program.

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  9. B-SidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Tucson Weekly

    ... Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. Tickets are available through TicketFly for $14.50. Celebrate Black History Month at Hotel Congress on Saturday, Feb. 28 with Key Ingredients of African Soul, K-Bass and Farafina Musiki. The Cup Caf will be serving up barbecue ...

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  10. Arrest of Caracas mayor sign of broader Venezuela crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Republic

    ... for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Machado was stripped of her seat in Congress after being accused of treason by Maduro in 2014. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra) The embattled president could also be ...

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  11. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...

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  12. Surprise resignation spurs challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Telegraph

    ... Manjhi surprised all - except the BJP - when he quit even before facing the floor test on Friday. The JDU, RJD and Congress legislators were the ones taken most by surprise. "We all expected him to do what former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ...

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  13. Ron Paul: The government knew where Bin Laden was but they wanted a pretext to invade the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Hot Air

    ... get Bin Laden, along with many other Al Qaeda capos and yet at this very moment there's an AUMF pending in Congress to authorize a wider American war against jihadis in Iraq and Syria. The U.S. could have nuked Tora Bora in 2001, vaporizing Bin ...

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  14. The Ex-Im Bank: Do You Side With Hillary, Warren, and Reid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | FreedomWorks

    ... and special interest projects, such as green energy. The Ex-Im Bank's charter expires at the end of June, and all Congress has to do to end an entire corporate welfare program is not vote to reauthorize it. Of course, every good idea has it's ...

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  15. Poll Confirms the Republican Immigration Shutdown Plan Is Their Worst Idea EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | New York Magazine

    ... a about who to blame in the event of such a shutdown. Fifty-three percent of Americans would blame the Republican Congress, and only 30 percent would blame Obama. In the modern polarized electorate, this sort of finding is quite an accomplishment. ...

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  16. Why Kiran Bedi lost from the BJP's safest Krishna Nagar seat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Merinews

    ... aspect, that Muslim community over there, they visualized in Kejriwal to be an alternative which they lost in the Congress. And in between, for last three-four months, there have been some controversial propagandas like Ghar wapsi, communal riots, ...

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  17. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...

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  18. Three-Minute Briefing: Obama Leaves Something for His Successor: a Blank CheckRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | US News & World Report

    ... Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, not a friend of Republicans in Congress. Her confirmation hearings in the Republican-dominated Senate ended two weeks ago, and it's been four months since Holder said ...

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  19. Watertown filmmaker spreads word about romance novelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Boston.com

    Room 119 in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in Washington is an architectural marvel: high ceilings, lush burgundy appointments, exquisite woodworking. Despite the grand impression it leaves, the room is known simply by its number.

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  20. Congressman Wants To Make It Hard For Federal Employees To Access PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Daily Caller

    ... employee downloaded 7,000 pornographic files to his government computer. "It's appalling that it requires an act of Congress to ensure that federal agencies block access to these sites," Meadows said in statement. "While there are rules in place at ...

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