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Scammers Are Constructing Fake People to Get Real Credit Cards

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… billion in 2016, the payments consulting firm estimated last month, based on an analysis of major lenders’ data on soured loans. The crimes are increasing just as banks have won a long-sought victory against fraud. The financial industry spent years arm-twisting retailers to move in lockstep. But as the unemployment rate continued its steady decline this year, the five largest U.S. card issuers saw combined write-offs surge. That disconnect is at least partly attributable to synthetic …

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In Chat Rooms, Unite the Right Organizers Planned to Obscure Their Racism

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… let the left look like idiots.” This planning occurred via the online platform Discord. Originally created for video gaming enthusiasts to converse via text and calls while playing their favorite games, Discord became a meetup place for members of the far right in the run-up to the 2016 election. Many of the Discord channels Reveal reviewed were shut down by the company in the days following the Charlottesville rally. More than 35,000 messages from the “Charlottesville 2.0” …

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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor” and “The …

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Would you kill my mother for me?: a dark case of abuse and revenge

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… think when he saw her in her wheelchair? There was something she had to tell him before they made the IRL leap: a terrible secret. When I met her in 2016, for the documentary I made about her life, Gypsy told me how nervous shed been, calling him. He was the first person to whom shed revealed the truth she didnt need the wheelchair, her mum forced her to use it. She could walk just fine, but no one could ever know the truth. They moved forward with their love affair. Nick and Gypsy met in …

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The Best ‘Bachelorette’ Recap Youll Ever Read, Part 2: I Am Shooketh

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… wanted to feel this level of shock and deep national shame, I’d rewatch the poll returns from the 2016 election. If Dean wasn’t going to be in , I’d boycott, but he is soooo…. See you guys in Paradise!  #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML …

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Squirrels Are Getting Seriously Tubby From The Warm Winter Weather

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… The tweets below highlight some of the rather large squirrels spotted in locations across Europe and North America. the fattest squirrel I’ve ever seen in my life just stole an avocado from our trash can pic.twitter.com/zoeTV9dhAf b (@brob3rts) December 2, 2014 A new low for my favorite fat squirrel. He is now INSIDE the bird feeder. All hope is lost https://t.co/XuvD5DI60c pic.twitter.com/UGwGGnQ3nK Angela T. Palmer (@plantweenie) January 4, 2016 Guys I found the fattest …

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When This Little Guide Dog In Training Sees His Idol, He Loses His Cool!

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… react if you saw your childhood idol! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); So Cute!!! Service Dog in training gets to meet his favorite character Pluto! Posted by Disney Dorks on Monday, February 8, 2016 …

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SZA: The record company took my hard drive from me

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… Feeling Myself for Beyonc and Nicki Minaj, and Antis opening track Consideration for Rihanna. But the path to a debut album proper had been long, slow and tortuous. It was promised at the end of 2015, then at the start of 2016. Last October, she had had enough. I actually quit, Rowe tweeted. Watch the video for SZAs single Drew Barrymore. Two things are evident about the world around Rowe. The first is that she doesnt do anything she doesnt want to do. Its a relatively new attitude, she says, …

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Kendrick Lamar’s gift to a fan will restore your faith in the world

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Image: C Flanigan/Getty Images Kendrick Lamar changed a fan’s life at a recent tour stop with a touching gift. After sustaining injuries in a car accident, Jennifer Phillips became quadriplegic. The long-time Lamar supporter had met the rapper previously, but during another meeting backstage in Dallas Friday, Lamar gifted Phillips with an incredibly kind gift of an accessible van, which she had crowdfunding for in April 2016. SEE ALSO: Kendrick Lamar and his man bun are back with a new, …

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‘Time’ magazine’s epically candid cover shines spotlight on Donald Trump Jr.’s emails

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… arranging a meeting with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin in 2016. In response, Time went all in. The magazine literally transposed the email text onto an image of Trump Jr.s face, even remembering to bold the most damning words to make things easier for everyone. SEE ALSO: ‘Time’ magazine’s latest cover is a bold shot at Donald Trump and Russia In the accompanying story, writerDavid Von Drehle dives into the speculations that Trump family may have conspired with …

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