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Some People Getting Rich From Bitcoin

For Eddy Zillan’s bar mitzvah in 2012, his parents gave him $5,000 to start an investment fund. They expected him to start dabbling in stocks. Instead, he began buying cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Eddy saved up another $7,000 from summers spent working at a tennis club and other jobs, adding that to his investment fund for a total $12,000 in principal. Anybody who has been following crypto currencies knows where this story is going: Eddy’s $12,000 investment is now worth well over $500,000, ...
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Kim Jong Un May Have Caused a Parasitic Worm Epidemic ...

The prevalence of parasitic worms causing health problems in North Korea may be the result of a personal intervention by Kim Jong Un, who urged farmers to spread human excrement on their fields to fertilize crops. The hermit nation’s leader issued an instruction to farmers in 2014 telling them to use human faeces with animal waste and organic compost on their fields. With a lack of livestock to provide animal fertilizer, agriculturists poured the human excrement, also known as “night soil”, on their fields. Kim’s pronouncement ...
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Apple VP of diversity and inclusion Denise Young Smith is ...

Apple’s first-ever vice president of diversity and inclusion, Denise Young Smith, is leaving Apple at the end of this year, TechCrunch has learned. Smith, who has only been in the position since May of this year, previously served as Apple’s head of worldwide human resources for three years. Taking over as VP of inclusion and diversity will be Christie Smith, who spent 17 years as a principal at Deloitte. In her career, Smith has focused on talent management, organizational design, inclusion, ...
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Jennifer Hudson got protection order against ex-fiance because of this

Jennifer Hudson has obtained a court order of protection against her former fiancé David Otunga because she said she’s afraid he will physically harm her, based on his past behavior. The order of protection Hudson got Thursday, obtained by TMZ, claims David has exhibited “aggressive, threatening and harassing behavior toward me.” She says, “I am now living in fear of further action David might take.” Hudson, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her electric performance in Dreamgirls, claimed on Wednesday she was ...
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RIP: Rapper Lil Peep Dead at 21 Due to Suspected ...

Soundcloud rapper Lil Peep has died following a suspected drug overdose, according to multiple reports. He was just 21-years-old. Law enforcement told TMZ that Lil Peep was found dead on his tour bus around 8:50 p.m. and was surrounded by drug paraphernalia. His manager Chase Ortega tweeted, “I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother f*ck.” via NYDN: Sarah Stennett, the CEO of First Access, which worked with Lil Peep over the last year, said in a statement that she was “shocked and heartbroken” by ...
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Trump deletes tweet that appeared to reference wrong mass shooting

Hours after a shooting spree in Northern California left five people dead, President Trump tweeted his condolences — about the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this month. “May God be with the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas,” Trump tweeted late Tuesday. “The FBI and Law Enforcement has arrived.” The tweet was deleted on Wednesday morning, but not before the president was widely mocked for appearing to offer his condolences about the wrong mass shooting. White House officials did not immediately respond ...
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Technology: Columbus Under Construction To Become America’s First ‘Smart City’

Columbus competed against 77 cities nationwide to win the Smart City Challenge in 2016. With $40 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation and $10 million from Vulcan, Inc., a Paul G. Allen Company, we won a very important job. To: ▶ Improve people’s quality of life ▶ Drive growth in the economy ▶ Provide better access to jobs and ladders of opportunity ▶ Become a world-class logistics leader ▶ Foster sustainability America’s first smart city is almost 2,500 miles ...
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Master P Sues Business Partners Over Cannabis Business Deal

In 2016, Master P launched Master P’s Trees, his marijuana business selling “premium canabis” and edible grade oils. That business had an ambitious plan involved rolling the product out as Master P embarked on a music tour. But that never happened. Privateer Holdings, who he reportedly went into a business deal with in order to distribute the products, for a cool $25 million Rapper Master P is suing his business partners for allegedly reneging on their deal to work together on ...
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House Democrats Introduce 5 Articles of Impeachment Against Donald Trump

Although they don’t believe their efforts stand much of a chance with Republicans controlling both the House and the Senate, House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment against Donald Trump Wednesday. CNN reports that the five articles of impeachment introduced by Tennessee Democrat Steve Cohen include obstruction of justice for the firing of former FBI director James Comey, two emoluments clause violations, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and undermining the freedom of the press. Washington (CNN)House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment ...
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Terry Crews names alleged sexual assaulter: ‘I will not be ...

Terry Crews publicly named for the first time the high-powered talent agent he claims groped him at an industry party and said he would “not be shamed” about the alleged assault. “Back in February 2016, I was assaulted by Adam Venit, who is head of the motion picture department at William Morris Endeavor, one of the biggest agencies in the world, period,” Crews, 49, said today on “Good Morning America.” “He’s connected to probably everyone I know in the business … ...
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Get Out Will Reportedly Compete as a Comedy at the ...

Get Out is one of the year’s most acclaimed films and is an awards favorite in the eyes of many. Its campaign is off on a peculiar note, though: Entertainment Weekly reports that the horror film will be competing in the Golden Globes as a comedy. The move puts the film’s star Daniel Kaluuya in competition with other potential nominees like The Disaster Artist’s James Franco, The Big Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani, Downsizing’s Matt Damon, Battle of the Sexes’s Steve Carell, and The Greatest Showman’s Hugh Jackman.  ✔@LilRel4 But if I can be honest ...
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5 dead in Northern California shootings that ended at elementary ...

Five people are dead and two others were left wounded in a shooting spree that began at a home in Northern California on Tuesday and ended at an elementary school, officials there say. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters the shooting started shortly after 8 a.m. local time in Rancho Tehama Reserve, Calif., a small rural community about 130 miles north of Sacramento. Johnston said there were multiple shots fired at the home, and that it “evolved to multiple ...