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April 20, 2019

Paranormal Legend and ‘The Conjuring’ Subject Lorraine Warren Dies at Age 92

Famous paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren died Thursday night at the age of 92. She was best known for her leading role in investigating the Amityville horror hauntings, which inspired the 2013 horror film The Conjuring.
April 20, 2019

20 years after Columbine: Survivors of 1999 Attack Carve Out Private Online Spaces for Victims of Gun Violence

On April 20, 1999, two students stormed through Columbine High School in Colorado and murdered 12 of their classmates and one teacher. It was a massacre that transformed a generation, ushering in a new era in which active shooter drills and armed guards became commonplace requirements at schools across the country.
April 20, 2019

Report: FTC contemplating oversight of Facebook’s Zuckerberg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership of Facebook over the social network giant’s mishandling of users’ personal information.
April 20, 2019

Microsoft faces down a brand new declare that pro-diversity hiring isn’t honest to white males

Microsoft employees have been using an internal message board to criticize the company’s pro-diversity efforts, referring to the hiring of women and minorities as “discriminatory” against white and Asian men, according to a report from Quartz. Microsoft has left these threads untouched, drawing criticism from other employees who feel the company talks up its diversity and inclusion efforts, but takes little meaningful action to reinforce them at a cultural level.
April 20, 2019

The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks

When Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election yesterday and political wonks across the internet rushed to download it, many people noticed two things: you couldn’t search for any text on the pages, and the whole file was really, really large. If you were annoyed by either of those things, you probably weren’t nearly as ticked off as the PDF Association, which published a long explanation of just why the Mueller report PDF file was so bad.
April 20, 2019

Man calls Conn. Stop & Shop, threatens to shoot picketing staff with AK-47, police say

Someone called a Connecticut Stop & Shop Thursday evening and threatened to shoot the picketing workers outside the store who were participating in the ongoing strike, according to police .
April 20, 2019

Science doesn’t clarify tech’s variety drawback — historical past does

Editor’s note, April 19th, 2019: We’re republishing this story today because of a report at Quartz that — like the infamous memo from former Google employee James Damore — some Microsoft workers are now internally criticizing the company’s diversity policies, suggesting yet again that biological differences may make women less suited for engineering jobs. This story may help explain why that logic is flawed.
April 20, 2019

Tom Brady praised the ‘belief, love, and dedication’ of his mother and father on their anniversary

Tom Brady wished his parents, Tom Brady Sr. and Galynn Johnson Brady, a happy 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
April 19, 2019

Florida Man Robs Little League Stand Wearing Nothing however Ball Cap and Gloves

Police in Tampa are appealing for information in the bizarre case of a man who broke into a Little League concession stand without wearing any clothes.
April 19, 2019

Chrissy Teigen Calls Laura Ingraham a White Supremacist Over Time's 100 Most Influential People List

Chrissy Teigen fired off on Laura Ingraham on Twitter on Thursday after the Fox News host criticized Time magazine’s inclusion of Teigen on its annual 100 Most Influential People list. Teigen roasted Ingraham using the exact phrase the news anchor condemned her for and additionally accused Ingraham of being a white supremacist.