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NBC paid nearly $40M to oust talent like Billy Bush

(Cindy Ord/Getty Images for AHA) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:33 PM Despite all the public shame, former “Today” show host Billy Bush is allegedly walking away from NBC with a cool $ 9 million in his ...

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Here’s what it’s like living in hellish, war-torn Syria

A man reacts next to a body wrapped in shrouds following a reported bombardment with explosive-packed “barrel bombs” by Syrian government forces in the Al-Mowasalat neighborhood in Aleppo. (FADI AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:18 ...

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On Technology: Social Media Got You Down? Be More Like Beyoncé

Photo Credit Photo illustration by Adam Ferriss. Source photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In Gary Shteyngart’s 2010 novel, “Super Sad True Love Story,” characters carry around smart devices called äppäräts, which are something like iPhones on meth. The book is set ...

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Want to Find Fulfillment at Last? Think Like a Designer

As self-actualization messengers, the two men are an odd couple. Mr. Burnett, 59, is a self-contained, acerbic, existential atheist with an earring, while Mr. Evans, 63, is an outgoing, verbose, practicing Christian with the gray beard of a philosopher. Both ...

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Live Videos, Small Screens: Campaigns Hope Voters Like What They See

“You want to expose it to as many people as possible, either in the moment or afterward, with context that you provide,” Mr. Pfeiffer said. Republicans, too, have seized on live video as a tool for shaping their message. In ...

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Bits: Taking Baby Steps Toward Software That Reasons Like Humans

Photo Richard Socher, founder and chief executive of MetaMind, a start-up developing artificial intelligence software. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Richard Socher appeared nervous as he waited for his artificial intelligence program to answer a simple question: “Is the ...

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Jackson’s tweets on Curry make Knicks coach look like Kanye

BY Stefan Bondy, Bernie Augustine NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, February 29, 2016, 10:30 PM Christopher Polk Phil Jackson is like the NBA’s Kanye West when it comes to Twitter.  At this point it’s hard to determine if we ...

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What It’s Really Like to Risk It All in Silicon Valley

Photo Nathalie Miller in November at a co-working space in San Francisco. She was eight months pregnant and seeking investors. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times Before Nathalie Miller decided to walk away from Instacart, the grocery delivery ...

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Maine gov.: Asylum seekers bring diseases like ‘ziki fly’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:43 PM AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says asylum seekers are the biggest problem in Maine because they bring disease, including AIDS and what he called the “ziki fly.” LePage said ...

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Maine gov.: Asylum seekers bring diseases like ‘ziki fly’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:43 PM AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says asylum seekers are the biggest problem in Maine because they bring disease, including AIDS and what he called the “ziki fly.” LePage said ...

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