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US citizen leaves ISIS after joining, gets 20yrs in prison anyway

A US citizen has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of joining and providing material support to Islamic State. The man had stated that he “wasn’t thinking straight,” and left the group shortly after joining. Mohamad Khweis, 28, of Alexandria, Virginia, was handed his sentence Friday in the Eastern District of Virginia by US District ...

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Twitter gets a surprise beat in Q3 on sales of $590M and EPS of $0.10

Twitter reported its earnings this morning for Q3, and watchers of the company, used to seeing declines across the board, got an unexpected piece of news: the social media platform reported revenues of $ 590 million on adjusted earnings per share of $ 0.10. Total monthly active users for Q3 were 330 million, up 4 million from the prior quarter ...

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The iPhone X gets a cameo in a shopping vlog

Hey guys! While we all know shopping makes everything better did we also know that it’s great fun to drive down to Infinite Circle and hit Cafe Macs with your dad who can then proceed to show you his unreleased iPhone X? Well YouTuber Brooke Peterson thinks so! In this four-minute video the prolific (and soon to be popular) vlogger ...

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Polish historian who claimed Nazi invasion ‘didn’t look bad for Jews’ gets govt. medal

A Polish historian, who claimed in a notorious article the situation with Jews “did not look very bad” after the 1939 Nazi invasion of Poland, has been awarded an education ministry medal, for what it said was his “special contribution” to education. The story surfaced after Anna Zalewska, Poland’s National Education Minister, awarded Tomasz Panfil, a history professor at the ...

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Amazon’s original Echo gets a much-needed upgrade

With a good software-driven product, the hardware is almost inconsequential. After the unboxing and the setup, it just sort of fades into the scenery. That was always the case with Amazon’s original Echo, but even as Alexa continues to do all of the hard work, the grandaddy of smart speakers was in dire need of an update. It’s been nearly ...

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The Moto Z gets its very own Alexa smart speaker

It was just a matter of time, really. Motorola’s been teasing Alexa integration since Mobile World Congress in February. Back then, the company previewed a sort of “experimental” Mod for the Moto Z sporting Amazon’s insanely popular smart assistant. The add-on is finally really real and set to start shipping next month. The AI has already slowly made its way ...

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88yo 'Nazi Grandma' gets 6 months in jail for denying Holocaust… again

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 06:28 A German court has found Ursula Haverbeck, also known as ‘Nazi Grandma’, guilty of inciting hatred by saying that Holocaust is fiction and there were no gas chambers in the Auschwitz concentration camp. The octogenarian was handed a six-month jail sentence. Read more Haverbeck, a notoriously fervent denier of the mass killings of Jews ...

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Zach Randolph gets community service for his L.A. pot arrest

LOS ANGELES — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors said. Randolph entered a no-contest plea during a court appearance Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 150 hours of community service, said Frank Mateljan, ...

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Al Sharpton: We'll Boycott ESPN If Jemele Hill Gets Fired

Al SharptonWe’ll Boycott ESPNIf Jemele Hill Gets Fired 9/13/2017 4:21 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Al Sharpton says he’s got Jemele Hill‘s back — and if ESPN fires her over her anti-Trump tweets, he’ll lead a boycott against the network. The Rev. tells TMZ Sports he’s furious with the White House and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for saying Hill’s tweets are ...

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Jason Aldean's $500 Burrito Order Gets Employee Fired

Jason Aldean$ 500 Burrito Order Gets Worker Fired 9/13/2017 2:27 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Jason Aldean‘s wrapped up in a burrito controversy — an employee claims he was 86’d after putting the country star on blast for his tip on a massive order. We’re told Jason’s crew ordered 60 burritos and a quesadilla last week at Black Sheep Burrito & Brews ...

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