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UTA grad isolated at New Jersey hospital as part of Ebola quarantine

dallasnews.com — (Editor's note: Kaci Hickox, a nurse with degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and the Johns Hopkins University, has been caring for Ebola patients while on assignment with Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone. Upon her return to the U.S. on Friday, she was placed in quarantine at a New Jersey hospital.
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Bill Ackman and His Hedge Fund, Betting Big

nytimes.com — William A. Ackman, the silver-haired, silver-tongued hedge fund mogul, gestured out the window of a 42nd-floor conference room at Pershing Square Capital Management in Midtown Manhattan. The view was spectacular, but Mr. Ackman's arm extended not downward, toward the vibrant fall foliage of Central Park, but skyward toward the top of a glittering glass building just around the corner on 57th Street.
Oct 25, 2014

“My eye is tearing. It’s not emotion. I have a clogged tear duct.” bill ackman, ladies and gentlemen nytimes.com/2014/10/26/bus…

Oct 25, 2014

Sunday best: by Julie Creswell, who's not on Twitter, bless her: "@nytimesbusiness: Bill Ackman, Betting Big nyti.ms/1oH2Cm9

Oct 25, 2014

RT @Neil_Irwin: Wait, Bill Ackman is buying the $90 million penthouse of One 57 IN HOPES OF FLIPPING IT?! nytimes.com/2014/10/26/bus…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @Neil_Irwin: Wait, Bill Ackman is buying the $90 million penthouse of One 57 IN HOPES OF FLIPPING IT?! nytimes.com/2014/10/26/bus…

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Twitpic’s Future

blog.twitpic.com — First off I want to say thank you to everyone who has used Twitpic over the years and for your patience with us over the last couple of months. As you know it's been quite the roller coaster ride. We weren't able to find a way to keep Twitpic independent.
Oct 25, 2014

I'd still back up those pix if you want them RT @acedtect: Twitter saves the TWitPic archive - blog.twitpic.com/2014/10/twitpi…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @TwitPic: I'm happy to announce we've reached an agreement with Twitter to give them Twitpic.com. More here: blog.twitpic.com/2014/10/twitpi…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @noaheverett: I'm happy to announce we've reached an agreement with Twitter to give them twitpic.com - more here: blog.twitpic.com/2014/10/twitpi…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @yjoyding: SO HAPPY to announce that Twitter is taking over @Twitpic's img archive. Internet is history & it's worth saving. http://t.…

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twitter.com — @BilldeBlasio eating at The Meatball Shop, which was briefly closed after Ebola scare. Yes, he used a fork. pic.twitter.com/h6jWDYSvZ2
Oct 25, 2014

RT @JonLemire: .@BilldeBlasio eating at The Meatball Shop, which was briefly closed after Ebola scare. Yes, he used a fork. pic.twitter.com/h6jWDYSvZ2

Oct 25, 2014

RT @JonLemire: .@BilldeBlasio eating at The Meatball Shop, which was briefly closed after Ebola scare. Yes, he used a fork. pic.twitter.com/h6jWDYSvZ2

Oct 25, 2014

RT @JonLemire: .@BilldeBlasio eating at The Meatball Shop, which was briefly closed after Ebola scare. Yes, he used a fork. pic.twitter.com/h6jWDYSvZ2

Oct 25, 2014

RT @JonLemire: .@BilldeBlasio eating at The Meatball Shop, which was briefly closed after Ebola scare. Yes, he used a fork. pic.twitter.com/h6jWDYSvZ2

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Oct 25, 2014

Nurse tells compelling 1st-hand story of treating Ebola patients & now quarantine experience under new NY-NJ program share.d-news.co/4AW0GaX

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AndreaWNYC: Quarentined nurse: I spent a month watching children die, alone. I tried to help when much of the world did nothing. share.d-news.co/4AW0GaX

Oct 25, 2014

RT @AndreaWNYC: Quarentined nurse: I spent a month watching children die, alone. I tried to help when much of the world did nothing. share.d-news.co/4AW0GaX

Oct 25, 2014

Quarentined nurse: I spent a month watching children die, alone. I tried to help when much of the world did nothing. share.d-news.co/4AW0GaX

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Mindy Kaling Talks at The New Yorker Festival

nytimes.com — Mindy Kaling was on the 37th floor of the Trump SoHo New York hotel, having her hair and makeup done. "There's Champagne, quesadillas and water," she said. "Make yourself at home." As part of The New Yorker Festival earlier this month, Ms. Kaling was scheduled to do a Q. and A.
Oct 25, 2014

Go @mindykaling: "Did he really think I’m Malala? And that if I were, I’d be at the Boom Boom Room?" nytimes.com/2014/10/26/fas…

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Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

theverge.com — There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, are in outright competition with Apple Pay.
Oct 25, 2014

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay, says @verge ~ bit.ly/1oHJpRs

Oct 25, 2014

Where to not shop: "Retailers disabling NFC to shut out Apple Pay" theverge.com/2014/10/25/706…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @reckless: You're betting against Apple Pay with FUCKING QR CODES oh god you're gonna lose so bad theverge.com/2014/10/25/706…

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Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

bbc.com — Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, has died aged 71, his publicist confirms
Oct 25, 2014

RT @nycjim: Very sad news. Jack Bruce, bass player for Cream, is dead at 71. Truly one of the best. R.I.P. bbc.com/news/uk-scotla… pic.twitter.com/sCkLFDHPU3

Oct 25, 2014

RT @openculture: Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies @ 71 goo.gl/PP5vKw See Him at Cream’s 1968 Farewell Show at Royal Albert Hall goo.gl/IMqlrC

Oct 25, 2014

RT @michaelsderby: Cream's Jack Bruce has died. He was one hell of a bassist and helped define what the instrument could do. m.bbc.com/news/uk-scotla…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @nycjim: Very sad news. Jack Bruce, bass player for Cream, is dead at 71. Truly one of the best. R.I.P. bbc.com/news/uk-scotla… pic.twitter.com/sCkLFDHPU3

Oct 25, 2014

RT @michaelsderby: Cream's Jack Bruce has died. He was one hell of a bassist and helped define what the instrument could do. m.bbc.com/news/uk-scotla…

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twitter.com — Dining at The Meatball Shop with @BilldeBlasio @Chirlane pic.twitter.com/yNWCH0v13r
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The Encyclopedia of All 34 of Obama's Czars, From A to Zients

bloomberg.com — After years of criticizing President Barack Obama's use of special advisors-dubbed "czars" by the media-Republicans suggested that he should assign one to coordinate the effort to fight Ebola. When he settled on Ron Klain, there were concerns that he lacked medical experience, that he's just a political hack, and that it took him five whole days to start.

Is GamerGate About Media Ethics or Harassing Women? Harassment, Data Show

newsweek.com — If you haven't heard of # GamerGate, lucky you. If you have, and you have an opinion about it, you probably fall into one of two camps. You're in the camp that thinks it's a Web-based movement of gamers upset about a perceived lack of ethics among video games journalists.
Oct 25, 2014

Twitter analysis shows #GamerGate to be focused FAR more on harassing women than on “media ethics.” newsweek.com/gamergate-abou…

Oct 25, 2014

@DanSlott Dunno if you say this data breakdown on Gamergate tweets, but it’s pretty definitive on the subject newsweek.com/gamergate-abou…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @xor: Looks like statistics, data, and reality have been infiltrated by SJWs newsweek.com/gamergate-abou…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @femfreq: Here @Newsweek analyzes the data, finds GamerGate is actually about harassing women not “ethics in games journalism” newsweek.com/gamergate-abou…

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CVS Stores Reportedly Shut Down Apple Pay Support

businessinsider.com — Apple Pay has been around for less than a week. While the new way to pay using your iPhone 6 is easy to use, recent reports indicate that CVS stores have already removed Apple Pay support, according to MacRumors.

New Yorkers Learn Hard Ebola Lessons From Dallas

bloomberg.com — (For more on Ebola, see EXT7) Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Dallas breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday after Nina Pham, a nurse infected with Ebola, was discharged and declared free of the virus. Now it's New York City 's turn to flip out.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @CarolineYLChen: ``‘If there was a textbook for how to spread #Ebola, Dallas was the prime example" -- New Yorkers learn from Dallas bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @CarolineYLChen: ``‘If there was a textbook for how to spread #Ebola, Dallas was the prime example" -- New Yorkers learn from Dallas bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @CarolineYLChen: ``‘If there was a textbook for how to spread #Ebola, Dallas was the prime example" -- New Yorkers learn from Dallas bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

Oct 25, 2014

``‘If there was a textbook for how to spread #Ebola, Dallas was the prime example" -- New Yorkers learn from Dallas bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

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twitter.com — There's been a lot of lists about the meaning of the fav button but this one by @HolSmale may actually be the best: pic.twitter.com/PggyWgF3vw
Oct 25, 2014

RT @youngvulgarian: There's been a lot of lists about the meaning of the fav button but this one by @HolSmale may actually be the best: pic.twitter.com/PggyWgF3vw

Oct 25, 2014

RT @youngvulgarian: There's been a lot of lists about the meaning of the fav button but this one by @HolSmale may actually be the best: pic.twitter.com/PggyWgF3vw

Oct 25, 2014

RT @youngvulgarian: There's been a lot of lists about the meaning of the fav button but this one by @HolSmale may actually be the best: pic.twitter.com/PggyWgF3vw

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twitter.com — Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers' heroism recognized throughout the world. Yesterday's Wall Street Journal: pic.twitter.com/2PxONmf8ML
Oct 25, 2014

RT @kenneyjason: Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers' heroism recognized throughout the world. Yesterday's Wall Street Journal: pic.twitter.com/2PxONmf8ML

Oct 25, 2014

RT @kenneyjason: Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers' heroism recognized throughout the world. Yesterday's Wall Street Journal: pic.twitter.com/2PxONmf8ML

Oct 25, 2014

RT @kenneyjason: Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers' heroism recognized throughout the world. Yesterday's Wall Street Journal: pic.twitter.com/2PxONmf8ML

In New York, Bringing a Comforting Message During a Chaotic Time

nytimes.com — Dr. Mary Travis Bassett is not a specialist in fighting infectious diseases. She is nine months into a job larger than any she has held before. And, until Thursday evening, she had never had to appear before a national television audience to announce that an exotic, dangerous virus was present in the heart of the country's biggest metropolis.
Oct 25, 2014

"Fear is a powerful thing," Dr Bassett said, "and it’s often not rational." @grynbaum brings it mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/nyr…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @nytimes: With her tone of "clear but not clinical, firm but warm," NYC health commissioner @DrMaryTBassett has won fans nyti.ms/1wrXx0Z

Oct 25, 2014

New role for NYC's health commissioner: reassurer-in-chief nyti.ms/1yyW1KX

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