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Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Businessweek Essay

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in a powerful essay for Bloomberg's Businessweek. In the essay, published Thursday, Cook said that he has never denied being gay, but has not publicly discussed his sexuality until now: "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."
Oct 30, 2014

RT @emily_cohn: Tim Cook: "I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me" huff.to/103f3Nq

Oct 30, 2014

Tim Cook: "I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me" huff.to/103f3Nq

Oct 30, 2014

Apple's Tim Cook: "I'm proud to be gay" huff.to/103f3Nq So exciting!!!!

Fireball Whisky Recalled In 3 Countries Over Antifreeze Ingredient

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Fireball Cinnamon Whisky is taking heat in Europe over a chemical ingredient that's used in some forms of antifreeze. Norway, Sweden and Finland have recalled the popular cinnamon-flavored liqueur -- a trendy favorite of sweet-toothed college students -- after a batch of the North American recipe, which contains higher levels of propylene glycol, was shipped there, its manufacturer said on Tuesday.
Oct 29, 2014

Hide your eyes, @Fern_Gilly! RT @HuffPostCollege: Fireball "Whisky" reportedly has anti-freeze ingredient in it bit.ly/13gcauA

Oct 29, 2014

Fireball contains a chemical ingredient used in antifreeze. huff.to/1sFXVE2 Which is why we should all be drinking Hot Damn.

Oct 29, 2014

"Unfortunately, Fireball shipped its North American formula to Europe and found that one ingredient is out of... fb.me/6ZGQCbpay

Oct 29, 2014

Bottoms up: Fireball Whisky recalled over antifreeze ingredient huff.to/1sEElry

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Washington Post Secret Service Reporting Relied On Investigator Tied To Prostitution Claim

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- When The Washington Post recently revived allegations that the White House gave preferential treatment to a volunteer advance staffer in the aftermath of the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, the paper relied heavily on details from an investigation led by David Nieland.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: WaPo named ex-WH volunteer cleared of prostitution charge, while key source for the story allegedly hired prostitute: huff.to/1zL5YsU

Oct 30, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: WaPo named ex-WH volunteer cleared of prostitution charge, while key source for the story allegedly hired prostitute: huff.to/1zL5YsU

Oct 30, 2014

RT @mlcalderone: WaPo named ex-WH volunteer cleared of prostitution charge, while key source for the story allegedly hired prostitute: huff.to/1zL5YsU

Oct 30, 2014

WaPo named ex-WH volunteer cleared of prostitution charge, while key source for the story allegedly hired prostitute: huff.to/1zL5YsU

Oct 29, 2014

For its scoops, WaPo relied on secret service investigator allegedly tied to prostitute huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/was…

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Nurse Kaci Hickox Defies Ebola Quarantine In Maine, Goes For Bike Ride

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: ROBERT F. BUKATY, Associated Press FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.

U.S. Economy Grows At 3.5 Percent Rate

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investment, export sales and the biggest jump in military spending in five years. The Commerce Department says that the third quarter result followed a 4.6 percent rebound in the second quarter.
Oct 30, 2014

"biggest jump in military spending in five years" U.S. Economy Grows At 3.5 Percent Rate huff.to/1sK7Ecr via @HuffPostBiz

8 Easy, Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For People Who Love The Internet

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: If you're like us, you've suddenly realized two things: Halloween is just days away, and you've been too busy wasting your life away on the Internet to figure out a costume. Maybe you were checking Instagram, or Snapchat, or reading about Yo's new features.
Oct 29, 2014

Need a Halloween costume? @HuffPostTech to the rescue with 8 Internet-inspired DIY options: huff.to/1sFgo3D ht @maxwellstrachan

Oct 29, 2014

RT @HarryBrad4d: In which I finally do the ice bucket challenge (not really) huff.to/1sFgo3D

Oct 29, 2014

In which I finally do the ice bucket challenge (not really) huff.to/1sFgo3D

Oct 29, 2014

We love to have fun RT @JohannaBarr: In case you were wondering which HuffPost vertical was the most fun IRL huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/tec…

Oct 29, 2014

In case you were wondering which HuffPost vertical was the most fun IRL huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/tec…

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The Shrimp You Buy May Not Be What You Think It Is

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The next time you sit down for some shrimp scampi, beware of a bait-and-switch. Much of the shrimp sold in grocery stores and restaurants across the U.S. isn't exactly what it says on the package or the menu, a new survey claims. Using DNA testing, the marine conservation group Oceana sampled 143 shrimp products from U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @dino_grandoni: Do you need a new latest food to fear eating? Let that latest food be shrimp: huff.to/1wGWN8g

Oct 30, 2014

Do you need a new latest food to fear eating? Let that latest food be shrimp: huff.to/1wGWN8g

Fox News Host Catcalls Woman In Viral Video: 'Damn, Baby, You're A Piece Of Woman'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The hosts of "The Five" on Fox News have joined the debate on catcalling, and they've made it pretty clear that they're not only fans of the practice, they're also practitioners. Earlier this week, a video showing actress Shoshana B. Roberts getting 100 catcalls as she walked through New York City for a day went viral.

Poultry Processor Discouraged Injured Workers From Seeing Doctors, Feds Find

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's leading poultry processors exposed its line workers to painful musculoskeletal injuries and discouraged them from reporting those injuries to doctors, an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found on Wednesday.
Oct 30, 2014

OSHA: Georgia-based chicken processor discouraged workers from reporting injuries huff.to/1tidqHw via @HuffPostBiz

Oct 29, 2014

Poultry processor discouraged injured workers from seeing doctors, feds find huff.to/1u8LasO

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jamieson: Big poultry processor discouraged injured workers from seeing doctors, per OSHA. Gross allegations here huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/way…

Oct 29, 2014

Big poultry processor discouraged injured workers from seeing doctors, per OSHA. Gross allegations here huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/way…

President Of Taxi Association Compares UberX To ISIS

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Hot tip: When in doubt, don't compare something that is not a terrorist organization to a terrorist organization. The President of the Pennsylvania Taxi Association, speaking at a Philadelphia Parking Authority board meeting on Tuesday, compared one arm the car service Uber to the terrorist group ISIS.
Oct 29, 2014

Taxi boss: "I try to equate this illegal operation of UberX as a terroristic act like ISIS invading the Middle East" huff.to/1u8FE9M

Oct 29, 2014

President of taxi association compares UberX to ISIS huff.to/1u8FE9M

San Francisco Goes Completely Nuts After Giants Win World Series

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Giants fans took to the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday night after the team won the 2014 World Series. While many celebrated the achievement, some took it a little too far, lighting fires and smashing windows. There were multiple arrests, and at least two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot, according to KTVU.
Oct 30, 2014

ABSOLUTELY STUPID!! “@HuffingtonPost: San Francisco goes completely nuts after Giants win World Series huff.to/1sJo19f#Truthbomb

Taste Test: The Best (And Worst) Kinds Of Bourbon To Use In An Old-Fashioned Cocktail

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Old-Fashioned cocktails, from sidecars to negronis, have been popular for over a decade. But until recently, the old-fashioned cocktail was an all-but-forgotten artifact outside a few excellent bars in New York and San Francisco.
Oct 29, 2014

The Best (And Worst) Bourbons To Use In An Old-Fashioned - huff.to/1thwaad via @HuffPostTaste

Oct 29, 2014

You'll never be as fancy as @joe_satran. RT @HuffPostTaste The Best (And Worst) Bourbons To Use In An Old-Fashioned huff.to/1thwaad

Oct 29, 2014

RT @213Nightlife: Our own Andrew Abrahamson from @SevenGrand joins ‘The Ultimate #Bourbon Taste Test’ @HuffPostTaste’s LA Office. huff.to/1u85OcE

Oct 29, 2014

dream activity RT @joe_satran: HuffPost LA tasted 21 bourbons to find the absolute best brand for your Old-Fashioned huff.to/1zJUeXv

Oct 29, 2014

Love that @joe_satran did this, Old Fashioned's are my jam huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/bou… have always used Bulleit but need to branch out

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This Is What 10 Hours Of Walking In NYC As A White Man Looks Like, According To Funny Or Die

huffingtonpost.com — What is it like to walk around New York City for several hours as a young white man? According to this Funny Or Die video, it involves a lot of high-fiving, football-tossing, Bud Light Limes and job/small business loan offers galore.
Oct 30, 2014

"Doesn't include the countless Bud Light Limes, fist bumps and small business loans.... " huff.to/1sIqIb0 via @HuffPostComedy

Oct 30, 2014

Your laugh of the day. Funny or Die's take on the video of the woman getting catcalled as she walked through NYC. tinyurl.com/lb24wpr

David Chase Thinks Tony Soprano Was At His Best In The Most Divisive Episodes Of 'The Sopranos'

huffingtonpost.com — HBO will release all six seasons of "The Sopranos" on Blu-ray for the first time next week, but don't expect David Chase to pop in one of the discs right away. "I think I will get to the point when I want to watch again, but after a wh...
Oct 30, 2014

David Chase picks favorite-episode-for-each-"Sopranos" character for HuffPo. (Tony: "Mayham," "Join the Club") goo.gl/6bU8Js

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Oct 30, 2014

Matt Damon On The Struggle To Engage Americans On A Major Global Crisis huff.lv/1rxTfmS via @HuffPostLive

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Oct 30, 2014

David Agus Wants 'People To Get Naked' To Monitor Their Health huff.lv/1mtXGOu via @HuffPostLive

It's About Time Someone Other Than Straight White Males Got To Be Superheroes

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From the rock bottom to highfalutin, Middlebrow is your accessible guidebook to the world of entertainment. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here.
Oct 30, 2014

It's about time someone other than straight white males got to be superheroes huff.to/1xFf5Gj pic.twitter.com/DStgrJu9h8

Amelia Earhart Update: Experts Say Video Doesn't Show Plane Wreckage

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic in 1932.

Wrongfully Convicted African-Americans Wait Longer To Be Exonerated Than Others: Study

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: It took 18 years for DNA evidence to surface that cleared Derrick Williams of a rape and attempted kidnapping in Florida. Prosecutors had relied on the testimony of the victim, who identified Williams as her attacker in 1992.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @LatinoVoices: Wrongfully convicted African-Americans wait longer to be exonerated than others huff.to/1sIeFdS

Oct 29, 2014

Of course: Wrongfully convicted blacks wait longer to be exonerated than whites, Latinos huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/wro…

Oct 29, 2014

Blacks wrongly convicted of crimes wait longer for exoneration than other races, new data shows huff.to/1vilQLM