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The secret history of the taxi wars

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In part 1, we examine how Uber and Lyft are part of the great tempification of America. Setting: Evening. San Francisco. 1889. A businessman named F.S. Chadbourne disembarks from a ferry and grabs a ride from one of the horse-drawn taxis — or hacks —...(more) 



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'Chappie': How Realistic Is the Film's Artificial Intelligence?

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The new film "Chappie" features an artificially intelligent robot that becomes sentient and must learn to navigate the competing forces of kindness and corruption in a human world. 



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Man accused of buying auto insurance from scene of car wreck

a shared story    5 hours 29 minutes ago
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy.... 



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Guinea to start final trials of Ebola vaccines this week

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By Kate Kelland and Tom Miles LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Final stage trials of an Ebola vaccine being developed by Merck and NewLink Genetics will begin in Guinea on March 7, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. Signaling global health authorities' determination to see through trials...(more) 




Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Washington on sale for $400K

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Kurt Cobain’s childhood home in Washington is on sale for $400,000.  



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VIDEO: The 'baby rappers' of the banlieues

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Online video of children shocks France 



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Yemen's Houthis seize national dialogue HQ, president insists group must leave Sanaa

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SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's dominant Shi'ite Muslim Houthi militia seized the offices of a political conciliation body late on Wednesday, hours after the president refused U.N.-brokered talks with their powerful movement unless they withdrew from Sanaa.  



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U.N. rights boss seeks campaign to 'discredit ISIL'

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GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official called on Thursday for an international campaign to "discredit ISIL", and urged Muslims worldwide to defend their faith against misrepresentation by violent extremists.  



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New video of Boston Marathon bombing shown at trial

a shared story    5 hours 29 minutes ago
Jurors watched video never seen before of the Boston Marathon bombing and the chaos that followed during the first day of the trial. Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense attorney admitted "it was him" in her opening statement.          



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New Rock Band 4 will support your DLC song library and (hopefully) most controllers

a shared story    5 hours 29 minutes ago
Rock Band is coming to next-generation consoles later this year, and while we don't know much else, Harmonix made it clear that (almost) all the songs you purchased for past Rock Band titles will carry over to Rock Band 4. We are working very hard to...(more) 



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India, Bangladesh, China most at risk from river floods: study

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OSLO (Reuters) - India, Bangladesh and China are most at risk from river floods, with an increasing number of people threatened because of climate change and economic growth in low-lying regions, a study said on Thursday.  



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James scores 29, Cavaliers beat Raptors 120-112

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TORONTO (AP) - LeBron James scored 29 points and matched a season high with 14 assists, Kevin Love had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on late to beat the Toronto Raptors 120-112 on Wednesday night. 



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