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Pablo Escobar’s hit man ‘Popeye’ freed from jail in Colombia
By AP, telegraph.co.uk
John Jairo “Popeye” Velasquez is released from prison after 22 years despite protests from family members of victimsA former hit man for Pablo Escobar, who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin’s army of assassins, has be…
27 of August, 2014

Pablo Escobar’s hit man ‘Popeye’ freed from jail in Colombia
By AP, telegraph.co.uk

John Jairo “Popeye” Velasquez is released from prison after 22 years despite protests from family members of victims

A former hit man for Pablo Escobar, who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin’s army of assassins, has be…


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6.0 Earthquake Rattles Napa Valley: Picturesflipboard.com
24 of August, 2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Napa Valley: Pictures
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Nike’s LED-Outfitted Basketball Court Teaches Real-Time NBA Training Drills
JENNIFER MILLER, fastcocreate.com
Kobe Bryant goes high-tech to mentor Chinese teens.Soon basketball players across China will be showcasing the on-court stylings of the NBA’s own Black Mamba, Kobe Bryant, thanks to Nike. The company has teamed up with San Francisco-based agenc…
24 of August, 2014

Nike’s LED-Outfitted Basketball Court Teaches Real-Time NBA Training Drills
JENNIFER MILLER, fastcocreate.com

Kobe Bryant goes high-tech to mentor Chinese teens.

Soon basketball players across China will be showcasing the on-court stylings of the NBA’s own Black Mamba, Kobe Bryant, thanks to Nike. The company has teamed up with San Francisco-based agenc…


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Michael Sam, meet Johnny Manziel
Zach Woosley, sbnation.com
The moment the Internet has been waiting for since draft day arrived in the third week of the NFL preseason.MICHAEL SAM SACKED JOHNNY MANZIEL. THEN SAM DID THE MONEY SIGN. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.If there is smoke coming out of your computer, yo…
24 of August, 2014

Michael Sam, meet Johnny Manziel
Zach Woosley, sbnation.com

The moment the Internet has been waiting for since draft day arrived in the third week of the NFL preseason.

MICHAEL SAM SACKED JOHNNY MANZIEL. THEN SAM DID THE MONEY SIGN. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

If there is smoke coming out of your computer, yo…


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How Far $100 Goes In Each State And Major Metropolitan Area
Laura Shin, forbes.com
Often, when people want to improve their finances, they either cut costs or increase their income.A map by the Tax Foundation shows another unique way to boost your bottom line: Move to a place where your dollar will go further.The map below…
22 of August, 2014

How Far $100 Goes In Each State And Major Metropolitan Area
Laura Shin, forbes.com

Often, when people want to improve their finances, they either cut costs or increase their income.

A map by the Tax Foundation shows another unique way to boost your bottom line: Move to a place where your dollar will go further.

The map below…


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Ferguson fallout: A call for police ‘body cams’
BARBARA ORTUTAY, ap.org
NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown’s last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted…
22 of August, 2014

Ferguson fallout: A call for police ‘body cams’
BARBARA ORTUTAY, ap.org

NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown’s last moments had been recorded?

The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted…


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Kevin Durant Reportedly Offered Monster Deal from Under Armour
By Matt Fitzgerald , Featured Columnist, bleacherreport.com
Under Armour is reportedly seeking to outbid Nike in the race to secure Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant to a massive endorsement deal.According to ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell, Durant’s agency, Roc Nation Sports, told Nike of Under…
21 of August, 2014

Kevin Durant Reportedly Offered Monster Deal from Under Armour
By Matt Fitzgerald , Featured Columnist, bleacherreport.com

Under Armour is reportedly seeking to outbid Nike in the race to secure Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant to a massive endorsement deal.

According to ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell, Durant’s agency, Roc Nation Sports, told Nike of Under…


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5 Ways to Stop Being So Busy
BY Laura Garnett @garnettl, inc.com
PRODUCTIVITYBeing more strategic about how you manage your work may take some extra time in the near term, but ultimately can vastly improve your performance.We are busy. And we’re only getting busier. All the tech tools that were supposed t…
19 of August, 2014

5 Ways to Stop Being So Busy
BY Laura Garnett @garnettl, inc.com

PRODUCTIVITY

Being more strategic about how you manage your work may take some extra time in the near term, but ultimately can vastly improve your performance.

We are busy. And we’re only getting busier. All the tech tools that were supposed t…


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6 Arm Moves That Work Better Than Push Upsharpersbazaar.com
From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, upper body exercises to tone and tighten your arms.It’s not easy to do a perfect push-up. If you compromise your form, you can strain the upper-body muscles you set out to strengthen. Instead of struggling …
19 of August, 2014

6 Arm Moves That Work Better Than Push Ups
harpersbazaar.com

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, upper body exercises to tone and tighten your arms.

It’s not easy to do a perfect push-up. If you compromise your form, you can strain the upper-body muscles you set out to strengthen. Instead of struggling …


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2 Killed and Dozen Are Injured as Weekend Shootings Plague New York
By J. DAVID GOODMAN, nytimes.com
The shootings followed a familiar pattern, erupting at outdoor gatherings and corner hangouts, in pockets of New York City long plagued by weekend violence that the Police Department has struggled to control.Six of the victims were in northern…
18 of August, 2014

2 Killed and Dozen Are Injured as Weekend Shootings Plague New York
By J. DAVID GOODMAN, nytimes.com

The shootings followed a familiar pattern, erupting at outdoor gatherings and corner hangouts, in pockets of New York City long plagued by weekend violence that the Police Department has struggled to control.

Six of the victims were in northern…


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iPhone 6 could come with reversible USB cable
Samuel Gibbs, theguardian.com
New version of Lightning cable could be reversible at both ends that can be plugged into a USB port either way upApple could release a new version of its Lightning iPhone and iPad cable with the iPhone 6 that can be plugged into a USB port eith…
18 of August, 2014

iPhone 6 could come with reversible USB cable
Samuel Gibbs, theguardian.com

New version of Lightning cable could be reversible at both ends that can be plugged into a USB port either way up

Apple could release a new version of its Lightning iPhone and iPad cable with the iPhone 6 that can be plugged into a USB port eith…


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