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FBI Arrests Russian Spy Allegedly Collecting Intel In The Bronx

huffingtonpost.com — The FBI arrested a Russian spy who was allegedly collecting intel and trying to recruit others in New York on Monday. The Twitter account for the FBI in New York tweeted the news: Just in: FBI arrests Russian spy in the Bronx who was part of ri...
Jan 26, 2015

RT @ryanjreilly: Feds allege a “leading Russian state-owned news organization” was used to gather intelligence: huff.to/15LRQTy pic.twitter.com/6C6zPqeoNB

Jan 26, 2015

RT @ryanjreilly: Feds allege a “leading Russian state-owned news organization” was used to gather intelligence: huff.to/15LRQTy pic.twitter.com/6C6zPqeoNB

Jan 26, 2015

RT @ARothNYT: Rus state news agency "sometimes used by Russian Intelligence to gain access... under cover" huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/fbi… pic.twitter.com/uOc7IyVrAe

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Cosby: 'Trust Me.'

huffingtonpost.com — In 1969 I met Bill Cosby while working in New York for the late film producer Ray Stark. I was a 21-year-old single woman in the world's most exciting city. He was a 32-year-old internationally known comedian and television star, one of the most likeable and popular entertainers in the business.
Jan 26, 2015

A new accuser speaks out--> Cindra Ladd on Bill Cosby: 'The truth deserves to be known.' @huffpostblog huff.to/15KJg7m

Jan 26, 2015

I keep trying to move on from Cosby, but this story by a former film executive is chilling huffingtonpost.com/cindra-ladd/bi…

Jan 26, 2015

Cindra Ladd, Wife Of Prominent Hollywood Producer, Says Bill Cosby Assaulted Her In 1969 huffingtonpost.com/cindra-ladd/bi… via @HuffPostEnt

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John Boehner Knocks Minimum Wage Hikes, But They Don't Seem To Have Hurt Him

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON -- In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday night, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) turned to autobiography to explain his opposition to raising the federal minimum wage. "I've had every kinda rotten job you can imagine growin' up and gettin' myself through school," the speaker declared.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @samsteinhp: Boehner said he never woulda gotten work as a kid if the min wage had been raised. Except it was raised… 3 times huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/joh…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @samsteinhp: Boehner said he never woulda gotten work as a kid if the min wage had been raised. Except it was raised… 3 times huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/joh…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @samsteinhp: Boehner said he never woulda gotten work as a kid if the min wage had been raised. Except it was raised… 3 times huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/joh…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @samsteinhp: Boehner said he never woulda gotten work as a kid if the min wage had been raised. Except it was raised… 3 times huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/joh…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @samsteinhp: Boehner said he never woulda gotten work as a kid if the min wage had been raised. Except it was raised… 3 times huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/joh…

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Gay Alabama Lawmaker Threatens To Expose Colleagues' Marital Infidelity

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON -- Alabama's only openly gay legislator is putting her anti-gay colleagues on notice: If they keep espousing family values rhetoric as a reason to oppose marriage equality, she'll start making their marital infidelity public. "I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about 'family values' when they have affairs, and I know of many who are and have," wrote state Rep.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @LEBassett: Gay lawmaker says if her anti-gay colleagues keep preaching about family values, she'll expose their marital affairs: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/pat…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @LEBassett: Gay lawmaker says if her anti-gay colleagues keep preaching about family values, she'll expose their marital affairs: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/pat…

Jan 26, 2015

Gay lawmaker says if her anti-gay colleagues keep preaching about family values, she'll expose their marital affairs: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/pat…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @aterkel: Gay Alabama lawmaker threatens to expose colleagues’ marital infidelities huff.to/1DbxaP2

Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report

huffingtonpost.com — Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post. Researchers from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry investment and research firm based in Oakland, California, found that the U.S.
Jan 26, 2015

The U.S. market for legal marijuana grew 74% in 2014 to $2.7 billion. huff.to/15Cpslz

Jan 26, 2015

Legal weed said to be fastest-growing industry in U.S. huff.to/15JzPoO

Jan 26, 2015

Legal #marijuana is now the fastest growing industry in the U.S., says new report by @arcviewgroup huff.to/1C7qswB

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Rick Perry Says The Unemployment Rate Is 'Doctored'

huffingtonpost.com — After a two-year hiatus from politics, unemployment trutherism made its return to the Republican campaign trail on Monday, making a brief appearance alongside Rick Perry at an Iowa breakfast. According to Bloomberg Politics reporter Dave Weigel, the former Texas governor told a gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition that they couldn't trust the official unemployment rate coming out of Washington.
Jan 26, 2015

One sure way to NOT be taken seriously as a presidential candidate... "Rick Perry: Unemployment Rate Is 'Doctored' huff.to/1JtREGJ

Jan 26, 2015

Rick Perry, who wears glasses now so he must be smarter, says jobless rate is doctored by government huff.to/1JtREGJ

These 4 Genius Hacks Let You Use An iPhone With Gloves On

huffingtonpost.com — It's 20 degrees out and your smartphone rings. If you want to answer it but don't want to take off your toasty warm gloves, we have a few hacks to help. The reason your gloves prevent you from using your touchscreen is that they block the e...
Jan 26, 2015

i'm in this but i forgot to wear gloves: These 4 Genius Hacks Let You Use An iPhone With Gloves On huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/sma…

Jan 26, 2015

These 4 genius hacks let you use an iPhone with gloves on huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/sma… (featuring me! in gif form!) pic.twitter.com/EgbaKnpieE

Jan 26, 2015

In which I reveal how to use an iPhone with gloves on AND prove I could’ve been cast in the “Sabotage” video huff.to/1Jv4THc

Erica Kinsman, Woman Who Accused Jameis Winston Of Rape, Goes Public For First Time

huffingtonpost.com — Erica Kinsman has come forward to identify herself publicly for the first time as the woman who reported that she had been raped by Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @tylerkingkade: The woman who reported Jameis Winston of rape has gone public for the first time huff.to/1z2iz7Q

Jan 26, 2015

RT @tylerkingkade: The woman who reported Jameis Winston of rape has gone public for the first time huff.to/1z2iz7Q

Jan 26, 2015

And no, Jameis Winston's accuser is not making money from her documentary appearance huff.to/1z2jAwT?

Jan 26, 2015

RT @tylerkingkade: The woman who reported Jameis Winston of rape has gone public for the first time huff.to/1z2iz7Q

Jan 26, 2015

The woman who reported Jameis Winston of rape has gone public for the first time huff.to/1z2iz7Q

Former Fox Employee Kills Himself In Front Of News Corp Building

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- A man claiming to be a former employee of a Fox station in Austin, Texas, shot and killed himself Monday outside of the News Corporation building, the midtown headquarters of Rupert Murdoch-owned media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, New York Post and Fox News.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy on suicide outside News Corp building: huff.to/1BfsxRC pic.twitter.com/g2gvlwnoeb

Jan 26, 2015

Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy on suicide outside News Corp building: huff.to/1BfsxRC pic.twitter.com/g2gvlwnoeb

Jan 26, 2015

FOX Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy addresses shooting huff.to/1C7wZav

Jan 26, 2015

Former Fox employee kills himself in front of News Corp building huff.to/1C7wZav

Jan 26, 2015

RT @mlcalderone: Former employee of Fox station in Austin kills himself in front of News Corp building: huff.to/1BfsxRC

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Joe Biden Surprised Ellen DeGeneres On Her Birthday And It Was Delightful

huffingtonpost.com — Vice President Joe Biden surprised talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on her birthday, giving her a bathrobe with the White House Seal on it. "A gift to Ellen from Joe, so you're comfortable," Biden said on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

'My So-Called Life' Series Finale Gave Us The Best Teenage Love Letter Of All Time

huffingtonpost.com — The series finale of "My So-Called Life" aired 20 years ago today, and we do not intend for the above headline to come off as hyperbole. This one episode of television -- called "In Dreams Begin Responsibilities," a nod to Delmore Schwartz's 1937 short story by the same name -- features everything fans loved about the cult classic: crushes, betrayal, confusion, #realtalk, stolen glances and so much Jordan Catalano.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: "My So-Called Life" finale aired 20 years ago today & gave us the best teenage love letter huff.to/1JteZbE http:…

Jan 26, 2015

Brian lost points for the bicycle MT @BethSchepens @HuffingtonPost: "My So-Called Life" finale aired 20 ys ago today huff.to/1JteZbE

Jan 26, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: "My So-Called Life" finale aired 20 years ago today & gave us the best teenage love letter huff.to/1JteZbE http:…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @HuffPostEnt: "My So-Called Life" finale aired 20 years ago today and gave us the best teenage love letter huff.to/15KSgtj pic.twitter.com/iLkgRCeVrj

Jan 26, 2015

The "My So-Called Life" series finale aired 20 years ago today, and I'm still thinking about The Letter huff.to/15KQecF

Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip's Lawyers Will Ask To Suspend His Execution

huffingtonpost.com — Attorneys representing Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, who is scheduled to die Thursday, plan to file a request to stay his execution in light of the recent news that the U.S. Supreme Court will review his case. Dale Baitch, the public defender representing Glossip, wouldn't specify whether he and his colleagues will ask the country's highest court or Oklahoma Gov.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @sbondioli: Death row inmate's lawyers will ask to suspend his execution, as Supreme Court accepts lethal injection case. huff.to/15BGoJd

Jan 26, 2015

Glossip convicted of 1st-degree murder on the testimony of 1 witness, who claimed Glossip hired him to kill his boss huff.to/15BGoJd

Jan 26, 2015

Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip's Lawyers Will Ask To Suspend His Execution huff.to/15BGoJd

Jan 26, 2015

Death row inmate's lawyers will ask to suspend his execution, as Supreme Court accepts lethal injection case. huff.to/15BGoJd

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Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola

huffingtonpost.com — MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country - a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll.

Here's Why Uber Is Tripling Prices During A State Of Emergency

huffingtonpost.com — Uber announced Monday that it won't charge riders more than about three times its normal fare during "Winter Storm Juno," the blizzard hitting the Northeast. In an email to customers, the car service said that it would cap its surge pricing at 2.8 times its usual rate.
Jan 26, 2015

Why Uber’s 3x surge pricing isn’t technically gouging: the NY attorney general approved it huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/26/ube…

Jan 26, 2015

Here's why Uber is tripling prices during a state of emergency huff.to/1BgCWfK

Chilly Singles Flock To Craigslist For Sexy Blizzard Hookups

huffingtonpost.com — Winter Storm Juno may be quite the wingman. As the Northeast braces itself for up to three feet of snow this week, some savvy individuals are using the inclement weather to their advantage. While the potentially record-breaking blizzard threatens to confine urban dwellers to their apartments for the next 48 hours, some singles have taken to Craigslist to post personal ads in search of winter romance.
Jan 26, 2015

Behind every other "just want to cuddle" blizzard post on Craigslist is actually a dickpic huff.to/1JvgmGI via @HuffPostWomen

Jan 26, 2015

Chilly singles on Craigslist just want a snow day make-out buddy huff.to/1JvgmGI via @HuffPostWomen

9 Numbers That Explain How Americans View Sikhs

huffingtonpost.com — With more than 150 years of history in the United States, Sikh Americans are still highly misunderstood. Regularly subjected to discrimination and occasionally even the targets of hate crimes, Sikhs number between 200,000 and 500,000 in the U.S., according to AP.

Looks Like The NFL Will Try To Blame 'Deflategate' On A Locker Room Attendant

huffingtonpost.com — The National Football League has zeroed in on a locker room attendant as a "strong person of interest" in the historic event known as "deflategate," according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer: Breaking news: sources tell @FOXSports the NFL has zeroed in on a locker room attendant w Patriots who ...
Jan 26, 2015

NFL Reportedly Finds 'Deflategate' Culprit: And he did it all by his lonesome. Sure. huff.to/15M8ceH

Jan 26, 2015

/A-Rod adds to apology speech “@HuffingtonPost: Report: The NFL appears to have found its #deflategate culprit huff.to/1Jvacqb

Everybody's Making Fun Of New York's Freak Out Over Snow

huffingtonpost.com — The northeastern U.S. is awaiting "Winter Storm Juno" with baited breath and terrified tweets. New York City is expecting two feet of snow over the next two days, in what people have dubbed #snowpocalypse and #snowmageddon2015.

Mattel CEO Resigns Amid Barbie Struggles

huffingtonpost.com — EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says Bryan Stockton has resigned after about three years of leading the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars. The El Segundo, California, company also is reporting preliminary four-quarter earnings and revenue that missed Wall Street expectations, and its stock is sliding.