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Texas newspaper that endorsed Ted Cruz in 2012 is now throwing its support behind Democrat Beto O'Rourke for the midterm election  

Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File The Houston Chronicle has endorsed Democrat Beto O'Rourke for US Senate in Texas over the Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz. The newspaper endorsed Cruz in 2012, but this time around, it had some harsh words for the junior senator, saying Cruz has "exhibited little interest in addressing the needs of his fellow Texans during his six years in office." The closely watched race between O'Rourke and Cruz has helped to boost O'Rourke, who raise

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2018-10-20 02:08:35



Alaska's governor dropped his reelection bid and endorsed a Democrat against his GOP challenger who is leading in the polls  

Mark Thiessen/AP Alaska Governor Bill Walker, a political independent, halted his re-election campaign and endorsed his Democratic challenger, former Sen. Mark Begich. Neither had appeared capable of defeating the Republican front-runner, former state Senator Mike Dunleavy. Walker said his decision to bow out was based entirely on what he felt was "best for Alaska." Public opinion surveys were already showing Dunleavy running well ahead of the two other men and indicated Begich had great

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2018-10-20 00:35:59



Trump says 'we have a tremendous order' with Saudi Arabia, doesn't want to cancel defense contracts 'as retribution' for Jamal Khashoggi's death  

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulate after an encounter with Saudi operatives there "led to a quarrel and a physical confrontation." President Donald Trump said he approves of Saudi Arabia's acknowledgement and called it "a great first step." An official statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed the same while offering condolences to Khashoggi's family. Trump claim

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2018-10-19 23:59:42



The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers  

Joe Raedle/Getty Images The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers: 15-23-53-65-70 Mega-ball: 7 Shortly after the numbers were drawn, the California State Lottery website crashed.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why horseshoe crab blood is so expensiveSee Also:The Mega Millions jackpot just hit $1 billion. We did the math to see if you should buy a ticket.How to win the lottery, according to a Romanian-born mathematician wh

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2018-10-19 23:03:11



A tuition-free college education could soon become a reality for some residents in Virginia  

The University of Virginia's new president, Jim Ryan, announced during his inaugural ceremony that some in-state students will be able to attend the school tuition-free. The provision would apply to students whose families earn less than $80,000 annually. Students whose families earn less than $30,000 will also be eligible for free room and board, Ryan said. Ryan did not offer a specific timetable for when this policy would take effect, saying "there is more work to be done." The Unive

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2018-10-19 22:25:51



Get Smarter, Take The LSAT — See Also  

Why Does The LSAT Make You Smarter? These researchers are on the case. A Look At Sexual Harassment In The Legal Profession: The numbers aren't great. Awww, Potheads Say The Darndest Things! Too bad these federal judges weren't amused. Remember When You Passed The Bar Exam? Relive the joy. It's Not Your Imagination: GCs do diss outside counsel, but only behind their backs.

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2018-10-19 22:16:54



Well, If John Grisham Likes It…  

Helluva endorsement.

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2018-10-19 21:43:55



Yes, You Should Hire Employees Who Have Taken Time Off To Raise A Family  

Notes to my (legal) self.

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2018-10-19 21:17:50



The Newest Approach Law Firms Are Taking To Get A Strategic Edge [Sponsored]  

The future of your firm depends on your technology decisions today.

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2018-10-19 20:48:40



Elon Musk Will Buy $20 Million Of Tesla Stock In Big Show Of Make Believe That Elon Musk And Tesla Are Separate Things  

'Here's some money to pay you back for that fine that 'I' got, wink wink…'

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2018-10-19 20:16:56



OnePlus rescheduled its upcoming smartphone event because Apple just recently announced its own event on the same day (AAPL)  

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson OnePlus rescheduled its OnePlus 6T smartphone announcement event because Apple recently announced it's hosting an event on the same day.  OnePlus' launch event is now taking place one day earlier, on October 29, at the same venue as originally planned.  The company says it will cover the costs of travel changes and tickets for those who aren't able to make the new date.  OnePlus was all set to unveil its new OnePlus 6T smartphone on October 30 in Ne

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2018-10-19 20:00:34



From The Career Files: How To Be A Better Lawyer  

Lawyers need to have compassion and empathy or justice is lost. It is not win at all costs anymore.

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2018-10-19 19:47:19



Twitter is shutting down bot accounts posting pro-Saudi tweets about missing dissident Khashoggi (TWTR)  

Twitter has suspended hundreds of bot accounts identified by NBC News as being involved in a coordinated campaign to defend the Saudi government's role in the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Twitter told Business Insider it had already been aware of the bot accounts, which it said behaved like spam accounts.  Twitter said it could not definitively link the accounts to the Saudi government.  Twitter is suspending hundreds of bot accou

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2018-10-19 19:40:41



13 (Horrible) Reasons Why You're Still At Your Law Firm [Sponsored]  

You're not quite sure why you're still there, but you know you have your reasons -- and some of them are pretty bad.

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2018-10-19 19:15:07



Trump's handling of Saudi Arabia and the Khashoggi case is alienating him from his biggest allies in Congress  

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump's overall approach to Saudi jounrnalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and death is seemingly alienating him from some of his top Republican allies in the Senate. Key Republican senators, including Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, and Bob Corker, have all condemned Saudi Arabia over the case. These Republicans have pushed for economic sanctions, among other repercussions. Trump has been criticized for being too "soft" on the Saudis and h

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2018-10-19 19:07:13



A shadowy group spent £257,000 on Facebook ads asking people to drive a knife into Theresa May's Brexit plan  

Getty Politicians have uncovered evidence of a dark advertising campaign on Facebook, in which Brits were encouraged to lobby against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan. The Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee said £257,000 was spent on the adverts by an anonymous group called the Mainstream Network. The committee wants Facebook to reveal who is behind the campaign after it released its new political ad transparency tools in the UK this week. An i

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2018-10-19 19:01:00



The Secret Behind Why The LSAT Makes You Smarter  

Studying for the LSAT really does make you smarter.

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2018-10-19 18:44:17



General Counsel Will Only Diss Your Law Firm On The DL  

Shhhhhh. They'll only insult your firm in private.

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2018-10-19 18:14:44



Even Female Judges Get Harassed!  

Kind of depressing that a woman needs to talk more like a man to be heard. Even when she is a judge.

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2018-10-19 17:42:01



Blockchain won't make internet voting easier or safer — it could just make it worse  

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Looking to making voting practices more convenient, increase voter turnout, and modernize practices, many government officials and companies are looking to blockchain to help.  Blockchain systems have created new ways for people to invest, send money, and may help store records that make credentials, land ownership, and food origins more transparent and harder to forge.  However, three researchers who study traditional and blockchain-based voting share

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2018-10-19 11:42:31



The top 25 states to live out the American Dream, ranked  

f11photo/Shutterstock The American Dream is more achievable in some states than others. SmartAsset recently released a report on the best states to live for the middle class, defined as households with an income between $35,000 and $100,000. Western and Midwestern states are the best places to live the American Dream, while northeastern states are the toughest. With the cost of buying a home higher than it's ever been, it may seem like the American Dream is endangered. But in some s

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2018-10-19 11:39:00



The record-high Mega Millions jackpot is worth nearly $1 billion — here are 3 things you should do if you win  

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high ahead of Friday night's drawing: $970 million, with a cash payout of $548 million. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are slim, but what should you do if you win the Mega Millions? If you have the winning numbers, don't make any decisions in haste: Keep the news to yourself, hire a team of professionals to help, and don't take the cash payout. The Mega Millions jackpot is offering its biggest prize ev

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2018-10-19 11:32:15



Bella Thorne says that she only had $200 after her Disney Channel show got canceled  

Kevin Winter/Getty Images In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bella Thorne said that she only had $200 in her bank account after her Disney Channel show "Shake It Up" ended.  The show aired its final episode in November 2013, when Thorne was 16 years old. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, the 21-year-old didn't say what happened to her money, but said that she "didn't think things were going to go down like that." "And then half of me is like, 'Come on, Bella. Look at your wh

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2018-10-19 11:30:56



Diesel put a homophobic slur on a jacket to make a statement about 'online hate' and people think it completely missed the mark  

Diesel Diesel is selling a £350 ($458) jacket emblazoned a homophobic slur in the UK. The brand claims that the product was created in collaboration with "13 Reasons Why" actor Tommy Dorfman to combat homophobia and cyberbullying. It's a part of the "Hate Couture" campaign, which has the tagline, "the more hate you wear, the less you care." Online, people think the campaign's execution is all wrong. People think Diesel missed the mark with its latest offering. The

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2018-10-19 11:30:06



Ford's CEO is trying to hype up dealers as the company's problems mount (F)  

Jason Lee/Reuters Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett sought to restore confidence among dealers gathered in Las Vegas this week. In closed-door meetings with members of Ford's national dealer network, Hackett and other top Ford executives showed off future versions of the popular Explorer and Escape SUVs as well as new the Ranger mid-sized pickup truck "I feel better after seeing the product," said Jim Seavitt, owner of Village Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, near the company's headquarters Inve

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2018-10-19 11:29:00



A former top aide to Hillary Clinton says there's a 'not zero' chance she'll challenge Trump in 2020  

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A former senior aide to 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says there's a "not zero" chance she could throw her hat in the ring to run for president a third time.  After mostly staying out of the political fray since her loss in 2016, Clinton has begun to reemerge — but not everyone in the Democratic Party is happy about it.  Some argue that while the Clintons are adept fundraisers, their mixed perceptions among the party a

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2018-10-19 11:26:46



SolarWinds sees 2% pop in trading debut  

Reuters/Brendan McDermid SolarWinds opened for trading at $15.30 — 2% above the $15 pricing. The IT-management-software maker sold 25 million shares, raising $375 million. It had initially expected to sell 42 million shares for between $17 and $19 apiece.  Shares trade under the ticker "SWI." SolarWinds shares jumped 2% to $15.30 in their trading debut, after a disappointing start to its time as a public company.  The IT-management-software maker cut the size and price o

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2018-10-19 11:24:00



Google is helping a Chinese CEO being investigated for rape to bring his company to the US (JD, GOOGL)  

Andrew Burton/Getty Images Chinese e-commerce company JD.com is set to launch in the US for the first time with Google's help. JD.com will open an online store in the US while Google handles payments and backroom order processing. Meanwhile, JD.com founder and CEO Liu Qiangdong is being investigated for rape in Minnesota. He was arrested in late August but released shortly after. His representatives have repeatedly called the allegations false. Google has come under a lot of fire for

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2018-10-19 11:22:28



Bella Thorne says she was bullied by the people behind her canceled show 'Famous in Love,' including being called 'ugly' in e-mails  

freeform Bella Thorne says she was bullied by Freeform when shooting "Famous in Love."  She told the Los Angeles Times that she was called "ugly" in e-mails. She also said there was an incident on set.  Bella Thorne claims she was bullied by Freeform, the network behind her canceled show "Famous in Love." In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the 21-year-old actress and singer said she was seen as "uncontrollable and crazy" by the network and claims they called her "ugly

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2018-10-19 11:20:11



Prince Harry held Meghan Markle's hand behind his back with both of his hands, taking their PDA to a whole new level  

Dominic Lipinski/Pool/Getty Images Since kicking off their ongoing royal tour on Tuesday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have already held hands dozens of times. On Thursday, the duke and duchess took their PDA to a whole new level during a visit to Fitzroy, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. In a tender moment captured by Melbourne's Fox FM, Harry and Markle can be seen holding hands while chatting with artist Robert Young in front of a mural he painted to honor Fitzroy'

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2018-10-19 11:16:00



Casper, the internet's favorite mattress, is having a rare flash sale right now  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Casper Casper is arguably the most popular mattress startup of many.  Its most popular mattress, The Casper, has more than 40,000 reviews between those posted on Google, Amazon, and its own site, and still has a 4.8/5 rating. On a typical day, the queen size is $995. Through Monday, October 22, you can celebrat

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2018-10-19 11:12:00



The US and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise  

Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos SINGAPORE (AP) — The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea. The top Pentagon spokeswoman, Dana W. White, says Washington and Seoul are suspending an air exercise known as Vigilant Ace "to give the diplomatic process every opportunity to continue."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A North Korean defector's harrowing story

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2018-10-19 11:11:00



Gisele Bündchen stays in shape with yoga and surfing — here's her specific routine  

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for David Lynch Foundation Gisele Bündchen shared details about her fitness routine in her new book, "Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life." She's a big fan of yoga and considers it a "powerful and beautiful spiritual practice." When possible, she'll do outdoor activities like biking, surfing, skiing, and horseback riding.   Gisele Bündchen made a name for herself as the fashion industry's "it girl," and has put in a lot of work over

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2018-10-19 11:10:52



AMD's stock price reflects a 'scenario we don't believe possible,' analyst says (AMD)  

AMD AMD shares will drop more than 30% to $18 due to comparative disadvantages in its competition with Intel, New Street Research analyst Pierre Ferragu says. Last month analysts expected Intel to undersupply its 10-nanometer chip, but later a report said Intel may cure its production problem sooner than expected. AMD is expected to launch a 7 nm datacenter GPU later in 2018, which in theory should provide better performance than 10 nm ones, according to Moody'

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2018-10-19 11:07:00



Facebook's new comms chief has publicly supported the firm for months but criticised its 'messianic Californian new-worldy-touchy-feely culture'  

Reuters / Stephen Lam Nick Clegg, Facebook's new VP for global affairs and communications, has generally been extremely supportive of his new employer in public. But he did take issue with the firm's "messianic" outlook in a newspaper op-ed in 2016. Clegg, formerly Britain's deputy prime minister, will join the ad giant in his new role on Monday and will eventually move to its Menlo Park headquarters. Facebook has hired a high-profile public figure as its new communications chief &m

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2018-10-19 11:06:12



A Wall Streeter who started his career on Black Monday recalls the pandemonium of the biggest one-day crash in stock market history  

Gluskin Sheff Friday, October 19, marks the 31st anniversary of Black Monday, when the Dow Jones industrial average suffered a record 22% crash. David Rosenberg, now the chief economist at Gluskin Sheff, was just starting out on Wall Street as the stock market crashed. "I had never in my life seen such pandemonium either professionally or personally," he recalled. In an interview with Business Insider, Rosenberg shared his recollections of that day and the biggest lessons they hold for inv

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2018-10-19 11:01:00



Trump claimed that he dumped all of his stocks right before the Black Monday crash in 1987 and blamed the US trade deficit for the fall  

Black Monday, October 19, 1987 was the day of the largest one day stock market drop in history. Then-real estate investor Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal the next day that he had dumped all his stock in the preceding months before the crash. "I think the market is going to go down further, there are just too many things wrong with the country," Trump said. On Monday, October 19, 1987 the stock market was rocked by the worst one-day fall in history with the Dow Jones industri

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2018-10-19 11:01:00



Don't Get Burned by Bad Cannabis Investments  

Cannabis stocks have been on fire the past few weeks. But investors in some are in for a nasty surprise. Wealth Daily editor Jason Williams reveals one company that's destined to rise even as others tumble...

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2018-10-19 00:00:00



You May Want A Double Bonus, But It May Not Be A Good Idea — See Also  

Why Double Bonuses Aren't An Associate's Dream Come True: Base salary increases just matter more. The Inside Scoop On Prepping For Law School: Here's what you need to know before you start. You'll Probably Need Study Guides: So check out the list of the best of the best. Assuming You're Able To Take The Exam: This T14 law school's exam software tech woes. This Law Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment Violated School Policy: But he's still teaching.

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2018-10-18 23:29:40



The Real Numbers Behind This Law School's Falling Enrollment  

That's a heck of a decline.

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2018-10-18 23:03:03



We Can't Let 'Pawternity Leave' Become A Thing  

In my day, we used to walk our dogs uphill, both ways.

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2018-10-18 22:29:07



The Very Best Of Law School Study Aids  

What should you be buying for finals season?

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2018-10-18 22:02:04



Share – Creating A Go-To Market Plan For Your Legal Technology Startup  

Having a defined plan about how to tell people more about what you're doing significantly increases your chances for success.

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2018-10-18 21:35:46



Lawyer's Office Boasts State-Of-The-Art Digital Imaging. Unfortunately, Cops Say It Was In The Bathroom  

Local attorney's arrest over troubling allegations.

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2018-10-18 21:01:35



Prestigious Law School Launches Exciting New LL.M. Program  

Students will be able to complete the degree in about six months.

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2018-10-18 20:33:45



Former Biglaw Partner Gets 2-Year Suspension For Falsifying Documents  

Eventually his web of deception was discovered.

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2018-10-18 20:02:36



'Supergirl' star Mehcad Brooks says that being on the show made him realize that he was sexist  

Manny Roman "Supergirl" actor Mehcad Brooks opened up to INSIDER about how playing James Olsen on The CW show has made him "a more complete, inclusive, and better person." The 37-year-old elaborated and said that specifically during season one, he realized "that I was sexist and that every man in America likely is sexist because we have a foundation of gender inequality and we come from that world." "'Supergirl' has really made me take a step back and say, 'Wow, even as an African

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2018-10-18 19:31:43



The future of delivery and fulfillment in e-commerce  

Digital has transformed retail possibilities. And with e-commerce sales growing at nearly five times the rate of brick-and-mortar sales, retailers need to find cheaper and more efficient ways to deliver e-commerce orders. But different age groups have different preferences for which delivery and fulfilment options are most important to them.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:How e-tailers can take advantage of the growing popularity of smart home devices to engage with consu

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2018-10-18 19:31:00



How To Best Prepare For Law School As A 0L  

Some suggestions on what pre-law students should do to put themselves in the best position for success.

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2018-10-18 19:28:42



Tesla is finally making a lower-cost Model 3 (TSLA)  

Matthew DeBord/BI Tesla is introducing a lower-priced version of its Model 3 vehicle. The base price of the car will cost $45,000; it will cost about $35,000 in California after federal and state tax rebates. The company has long promised the Model 3 will be its vehicle for the masses, but it originally focused on building premium versions of it while it struggled to ramp up its production. Tesla is finally offering a less expensive version of its Model 3 electric car. The company has r

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2018-10-18 19:23:09



Maisie Williams says her teen years were especially difficult on 'Game of Thrones': 'The hormones are really flying'  

HBO Maisie Williams was only 12 when she auditioned for the role of Arya Stark on HBO's "Game of Thrones."  She said her later teen years were the most difficult. She also said that people were so mean when she tried to go back to school that she had to leave.  Maisie Williams says her mid-teen years on "Game of Thrones" were more difficult than when she first started.  The 21-year-old actress spoke with The Guardian about finding success at such a young age.See the rest

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2018-10-18 19:19:33



Big Data And The Litigation Analytics Revolution [Sponsored]  

The legal profession is entering its data-driven phase.

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2018-10-18 19:03:09



12 things you probably didn't know about 'Big Little Lies'  

HBO The Emmy-winning HBO series "Big Little Lies" is set to premiere its second season in early 2019. The drama stars Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz. While you wait for the second season, here are some surprising facts from the set of the electrifying show. Warning: spoilers ahead for the first season of "Big Little Lies."In the original novel, the story took place in Australia. Amazon In the novel version of "Big Little Lies," the plo

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2018-10-18 19:02:52



Everything you need to know before watching 'Making a Murderer Part 2'  

Netflix In late 2015, Netflix started a phenomenon when its true crime docuseries, “Making a Murderer,” sparked debate all over the country. The true-crime series follows the trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, a pair of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin residents who were accused of murdering and mutilating the body of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. The series focused on the prosecution's lack of incriminating evidence, a confession that many believe was coerced

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2018-10-18 19:01:23



An IT repairman is selling off more than 1,000 rare, vintage Apple computers — here's a look at his impressive collection (AAPL)  

  An Austrian computer repairman has amassed what he believes could be the world's biggest collection of old Apple computers.  But it might all soon be destroyed unless someone can take it off his hands. Since he began working for a company that repaired Apples in Vienna in the 1980s, Roland Borsky's collection has grown to roughly 1,100 computers. He hopes that a benefactor will put his collection on display and pay off his debt of 20,000-30,000 euros ($23,000-35,000). "I wou

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2018-10-18 18:54:00



China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google  

AP/Ng Han Guan China's JD.com will soon have a flagship online store on Google. It will be the first time the Chinese e-commerce giant can sell directly to US customers. The partnership was announced in June, when Google invested $550 million in JD.com. The partnership comes as rising trade tensions threaten to derail partnerships with Chinese companies selling in the US. China's JD.com is about to get more access to the American customer.  The retailer, which claims to be the lar

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2018-10-18 18:35:15



The 23 shows Netflix has canceled, including 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Marvel's Iron Fist'  

David Giesbrecht/Netflix Netflix did some major house cleaning in 2017, cutting expensive shows like "Sense8" and "The Get Down." It also killed flops like "Girlboss" and "Gypsy" after only one season, and old favorites like "House of Cards," which will end after its sixth season. And Netflix isn't holding back in 2018 either. Netflix's most recent cancellations include "Orange is the New Black," which will end after season seven, and "Marvel's Iron Fist," which is done for good after two se

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2018-10-18 18:33:24



Some MoviePass investors are cheering on a new government investigation into the company's finances (HMNY)  

Vertical Entertainment/MoviePass Ventures MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson is being investigated by the New York Attorney General, who is probing whether the firm misled investors. Helios and Matheson denied any wrongdoing to Business Insider. A half dozen Helios and Matheson investors expressed positive sentiments about the investigation to Business Insider, with several saying they felt misled about the company's financial situation.   On Wednesday, news broke that th

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2018-10-18 18:33:00



Amazon has teamed up with designer Jonathan Adler on a luxury furniture and decor collection that's actually affordable — here are 14 pieces we love  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon leaves no table unturned while convincing you that it's the only place you need to shop for absolutely everything. This week, much to the delight of home design enthusiasts, it released its first exclusive designer collaboration for the home with iconic potter and interior designer Jonathan Adler. Now House by Jonathan Adler

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2018-10-18 18:30:00



Top Republican slams Trump's 'clampdown' on intelligence about missing journalist Khashoggi and calls on him to take a stand  

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday that the Trump administration must end its "clampdown" on intelligence about the alleged torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis.  Corker said a White House official this week prevented him from viewing recent intelligence related to Khashoggi's disappearance.  A bipartisan group of senators has called on the president to impose economic sanctions and suspend so

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2018-10-18 18:19:19



28-year-old Vikings player who paid $250 to try out for the NFL has become one of the best receivers in the league  

Hannah Foslien/Getty Images Minnesota Vikings reigning Pro Bowler Adam Thielen has posted one of the most prolific starts to an NFL season in recent memory and has become one of the best wide receivers in the league. After barely securing a $500 scholarship to play football in college, Thielen paid $250 to attend an NFL regional combine following his senior season and caught the attention of the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers. The 28-year-old's hometown Vikings got involved

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2018-10-18 18:04:19



A Walmart parking lot became a place of shelter for a newborn after Hurricane Michael ravaged Florida  

David Goldman/AP Just after Hurricane Michael ravaged Florida, Lorrainda Smith gave birth to her son.  She and her husband, Wilmer Capps, could not remain in their storm-damaged home to find shelter, full of soggy furniture, heat, and bugs. After the hospital in which Smith gave birth discharged her on Oct 13, the family was unable to find a hotel room nearby — and amidst fear of safety and sanitation problems at a shelter suggested by FEMA, the family stayed in the Walmart parki

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2018-10-18 18:03:00



This online startup is reinventing luxury with $75 cashmere sweaters — and they're among the best I've ever worn  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Naadam Naadam is a cashmere startup that works directly with Mongolian herders so its customers pay 50% less and the company pays herders 50% more. Naadam's $75 Essential Cashmere Sweater (available in crew or v-neck) has caused a lot of buzz online, so I tried it to see what it's like in person. In summary: It's fantasti

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2018-10-18 18:00:00



Arizona cancelled a vaccine education program after complaints from anti-vaxx parents  

Komsan Loonprom/Shutterstock Arizona cancelled an education program about vaccines that was created in response to a rising number of children not getting school-required vaccinations.  School-mandatory immunizations prevent against diseases including measles, mumps and whooping cough. Parents complained about the program, saying they feared it might become mandatory. The State of Arizona cancelled an education program about vaccines after parents who don't immunize their child

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2018-10-18 17:50:01



Disappointing stories reveal what it's really like to win the lottery  

Jeff Gentner/AP Lottery players everywhere dream of striking a multi-million-dollar jackpot with a winning ticket. But there's a dark side to coming into a windfall of sudden wealth if you're not careful. Here's what it's really like to win the lottery. Becoming substantially wealthier thanks to a tiny piece of paper would make your life so much better, right? In fact, recent research suggests that lottery winners are more satisfied with life than those who lost the lottery and that thi

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2018-10-18 17:49:00



T14 Law School Adopts Exam Software For Finals That Students Can't Even Use  

Students at Georgetown are really, really pissed off.

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2018-10-18 17:33:04



Coworking For Lawyers: Passing Trend Or Wave Of The Future?  

Coworking spaces for lawyers simply make sense in the face of societal and technological change.

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2018-10-18 17:04:09



Stanford And Suffolk Create Game To Help Drive Access To Justice  

Players are challenged to spot the legal issues in real people's stories about their problems.

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2018-10-18 16:31:54



Biglaw Bonus Season: Is It Time To Pay Double Associate Bonuses?  

If firms want to start handing out exorbitant bonuses, just let Above the Law know first.

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2018-10-18 15:58:12



Law School Investigation Finds Professor Accused of Sexually Harassing Students And Faculty Violated University Policy  

The law school community does not seem satisfied with the results of the investigation.

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2018-10-18 15:27:44



Richard Prince: Thief, Appropriation Artist, Or Performance Artist?  

Not surprisingly, he's now embroiled in another copyright infringement suit again involving appropriation art.

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2018-10-18 14:51:45



Hey Internal Compliance, Don't Be Afraid To Have A Spine  

Don't be afraid to stand up untoward activity when you see it.

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2018-10-18 14:03:40



Morning Docket: 10.18.18  

* Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is the subject of no fewer than 14 separate corruption investigations. So he fired the inspector general managing the probes and replaced him with a political appointee. [Outside] * Meanwhile, a Treasury official who blew the whistle on actual criminal activity was arrested. Good to see we've got our priorities straight. [Law360] * While we've been talking about global firms invading the Houston market, V&E is looking to expand to New York, DC, and Londo

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2018-10-18 12:24:08



Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman 'global pressure' will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance if the Saudis don't step up  

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly delivered a stern warning to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, urging him to "own" the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. An unnamed source familiar with his meeting told CNN that Pompeo told bin Salman "every fact is going to get out," and floated the possibility that "his future as king" woul

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2018-10-18 03:06:16



10 things in tech you need to know today  

Getty Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Facebook has "tentatively" concluded that spammers, not foreign agents, are to blame for the biggest hack in its history. Anonymous sources told the Wall Street Journal that the company does not believe a nation-state was involved. An Amazon staffer says over 450 employees wrote to Jeff Bezos demanding Amazon stop selling facial-recognition software to police. An anonymous Amazon employee demanded in an op-ed article

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2018-10-18 02:57:12



The 10 most important things in the world right now  

Reuters / Leah Millis Hello! Here's what's happening on Thursday. 1. A top US Senate Democrat slammed Trump's response to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged killing. Sen. Chris Murphy said President Donald Trump has made the US look "weaker" than ever by kowtowing to Saudis.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Everything we know about Samsung's foldable phoneSee Also:The 10 most important things in the world right nowThe 10 most important things in the world right n...

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2018-10-18 02:15:16



Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance  

Leah Millis/Pool via AP The US received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi leaders on the investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance. US officials denied that the payment had anything to do with Pompeo's visit or Khashoggi, though a source told The New York Times that the timing of the deposit "was no coincidence." Khashoggi, a longtime Saudi critic, has not been seen publicly s

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2018-10-18 00:48:17



This Is How I Get My Investment Ideas  

Alex Koyfman can no longer get investment information the way he used to as a teenager... and now everyone wants to sell you something. So it's rare he comes across a source he finds this credible... and an opportunity this incredible.

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2018-10-18 00:00:00



Things That Should Not Still Be Things — See Also  

HOW IS THOMAS JEFFERSON STILL A THING? The law school, I mean. I feel like Lin Manuel Miranda has done the necessary work on the real guy. HOW IS THIS LAW SCHOOL STILL A THING? The can't even give this one away. HOW IS THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE STILL A THING: You realize that they didn't stop putting white supremacist judges on courts after the Kavanaugh hearings, right? HOW IS THE MUELLER INVESTIGATION STILL A THING? Actually, that's a good thing that might not be a thing soon

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2018-10-17 23:45:22



Thanks So Much To Our Outstanding Advertisers  

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2018-10-17 23:32:38



The Secret Service is defending an agent who physically prevented a journalist from questioning Jared Kushner  

The Secret Service said that one of its agents who was captured on video Tuesday physically blocking a reporter from questioning White House senior adviser Jared Kushner was acting in "response to an abrupt movement from an unknown individual." CBS reporter Errol Barnett told CNN on Wednesday that he was trying to ask Kushner about the mysterious disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi when the Secret Service agent covered Barnett's phone and prevented him from speaking to Ku

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2018-10-17 23:25:19



The Kavanaugh Doctrine: Innocent As Long As You're Useful  

Trump has now fully perverted the presumption of innocence into a tool for corruption.

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2018-10-17 22:58:45



Setting The Record For Failing The Bar Exam  

That's a lot of persistence.

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2018-10-17 22:33:11



Why You Should Not File Your Tax Returns On October 15  

Whether you filed on time or if you filed at the last minute, here are a few things you should do between now and the end of the year.

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2018-10-17 22:01:25



Kobe Bryant says he's 'disappointed' to be removed from animated-film festival panel over 2003 sexual-assault allegations  

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Basketball legend Kobe Bryant has been asked to step down from a judges' panel for an animated film festival set to begin in Los Angeles this weekend. An online petition that called for Bryant's ouster from the panel cited a sexual-assault allegation he faced in 2003. The charges in that case were dropped after Bryant's accuser decided not to testify. Bryant was the target of similar criticism after he won an Academy Award earlier this year for the animated short

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2018-10-17 21:47:47



Drug Prices In DTC Ads Invite Consumer Confusion, But Administration Can Still Require Them  

A legal expert compared mandatory prices in ads to food labeling, but another expert said mandating them risks scaring patients out of taking life-saving medicines.

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2018-10-17 21:34:53



Fighting For The Innocent  

A chat with the director of the Ohio Innocence Project.

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2018-10-17 20:59:03



Facebook has 'tentatively' concluded that spammers, not foreign agents, are to blame for the biggest hack in its history (FB)  

Facebook has "tentatively" concluded that spammers pretending to be a digital marketing firm are responsible for the biggest hack in the company's history, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Anonymous sources told the WSJ that the company does not believe a nation-state was involved.  The hacker stole personal information of 29 million Facebook users. Facebook believes that spammers, and not a nation-state, are responsible for a devastating recent hack that st

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2018-10-17 20:47:34



In final Washington Post editorial, Jamal Khashoggi contemplated a 'freedom he apparently gave his life for'  

Middle East Monitor via Reuters An op-ed Jamal Khashoggi filed right before he went missing earlier this month was published online by The Washington Post on Wednesday evening. In the column, the Saudi journalist discussed the need for a free press in the Middle East. "Arab governments have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate," Khashoggi wrote. His Washington Post editor said his final article is a testament to his commitment to a "freedom he apparent

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2018-10-17 20:45:49



Is The Legal Profession Having A Meltdown?  

Please, for the love of God, stop what you're doing. You're making all of us look bad.

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2018-10-17 20:30:32



White House counsel Don McGahn is out  

Drew Angerer/Getty Images White House counsel Don McGahn left the Trump administration on Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the situation said to Business Insider. President Donald Trump floated the idea of replacing McGahn with attorney Pat Cipollone, a Justice Department veteran, earlier this week. McGahn's departure adds to a long list of exits from the Trump administration. The turnover has already broken records fewer than two years into Trump's first term. White House counsel D

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2018-10-17 20:03:39



These lesser-known programming languages are exploding in popularity, according to the 'Facebook for programmers' (MSFT)  

WOCinTech Chat Flickr In the cutting-edge world of Silicon Valley, not only do developers have to learn the most popular programming languages, they also have to keep up with new ones. GitHub, which hosts open-source software projects to which users can browse and contribute, has been tracking programming trends on their site each year. In their annual Octoverse report, GitHub reveals what the fastest growing languages are, as well as the most popular languages overall. The company is s

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2018-10-17 20:00:00



This Is Every Lawyer Ad  

We can laugh at ourselves.

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2018-10-17 19:57:03



The New York Attorney General is investigating MoviePass' owner for allegedly misleading investors (HMNY)  

Getty / Dave Kotinsky / Stringer The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation into the parent company of MoviePass for allegedly misleading investors, according to CNBC. Helios and Matheson has faced criticism from investors in recent months as several assurances from management have unraveled and the company has diluted their stakes by selling millions of new shares to the public. Many Helios and Matheson shareholders have seen the value of their stakes dwindle by over

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2018-10-17 19:40:00



Mueller Could Release Probe Results After Midterms, Before Thanksgiving, According To Somebody  

Given how much the White House has tried to gaslight us about the end of the Mueller investigation, I don't know what to believe.

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2018-10-17 19:23:47



Failed The Bar Exam? That May Only Be The Beginning Of Your Professional Troubles  

Maybe there should be a cap on the number of times you can take the bar exam.

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2018-10-17 17:29:00



Struggling Law School Will Not Accept New Students This Spring  

Will more law schools stop enrolling students (or even close) in Thomas Jefferson's wake?

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2018-10-17 17:04:11



German Supreme Court Makes A Sehr Gut Decision  

This ruling is really a big deal. The legal pathway has now been fortified for German couples hoping to grow their families by surrogacy.

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2018-10-17 16:33:24



Circuit Court Nominee Worked For Hate Group — Good Thing We're Not Going To Have A Real Hearing On This One!  

An already troubling nomination just got a whole lot worse.

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2018-10-17 15:46:34



Injunction's Gone: Lynyrd Skynyrd Film Gets Second Circuit Greenlight Despite Blood Oath  

The film is now free as a bird and will be released for public consumption shortly.

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2018-10-17 15:15:49






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