New York Times bombshell on own reporter reveals Ali Watkins dated second potential source

James Wolfe began his career handling classified materials before New York Times reporter Ali Watkins was born. It now appears that Watkins, who has covered national security for McClatchy, HuffPost, BuzzFeed, Politico and The New York Times had intimate involvement with at least two potential sources. The Times even noted that…

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandals, citing ‘unrelenting attacks’

(CNN)Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned after months of ethics controversies, citing “the unrelenting attacks” on himself and his family, which “have taken a sizable toll on all of us.” “I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency,” Trump tweeted.…

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Facebook reverses its crypto ad ban

As there’s clearly too much ad revenue potential to ignore, Facebook today announced it’s reversing its cryptocurrency ad ban effective immediately. The decision comes with a few caveats, however. The company says it will allow ads and related content from “pre-approved advisers,” but will still not allow ads promoting binary…

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These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1

For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either raised substantial amounts of money or otherwise achieved notable milestones. This year, we don’t want to wait until December. We’re too excited about the progress we’re witnessing, with…

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Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think

At MBC Biolabs, an incubator for biotech startups in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, a team of scientists and interns working for the small startup Prellis Biologics have just taken a big step on the path toward developing viable 3D-printed organs for humans. The company, which was founded in 2016 by…

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BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow British is a Mini? The car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning about the consequences of Brexit uncertainty. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls…

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Schumer introduces bill to federally decriminalize marijuana

Washington (CNN)Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced a new bill to decriminalize and regulate marijuana at the federal level. Schumer’s bill would direct a specific amount of tax revenue to a Treasury trust fund for the “small business concerns” of women and “socially and economically disadvantaged” individuals working in the marijuana…

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Should the UK ban parking on pavements?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAn advert from the 1970s encouraging people not to park on pavements Outside the capital, the situation is less clear. In England and Wales, individual councils can make Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) to impose local bans on pavement parking – but few…

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