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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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Disney apps spying on children, lawsuit claims

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… ages, while allowing them to give other information such as full names, instant messenger usernames and physical locations. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SUED FOR BLOCKING TWITTER USERS Disney also recently settled a lawsuit for its ABC subsidiary, related to the “pink slime” lawsuit. In a quarterly filing, the settlement likely cost the company $177 million, according to Fox business. Disney said on Aug. 8 it was undergoing a massive shift to its business due to the changing …

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Why the book phone challenge is the social media craze of the summer.

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… @lordjamar @vladtv #writingmywrongs A post shared by Shaka Senghor (@shakasenghor) on Aug 4, 2017 at 9:09am PDT Grown folks are in on it too. Sharing what they’re reading for business or pleasure… #bookphonechallenge part 1 A post shared by Ben-G From The LPC (@bengfromthelpc) on Aug 2, 2017 at 7:35pm PDT …as well as the books that inspired and challenged them. I’m passionate about telling stories. That passion started at a young age with a …

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6 of the nuttiest Mooch quotes from his latest interview

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Bye bye Moochie.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Say what you want about Donald Trump’s former almost White House Communications Director, but there’s no denying the dude’s got a way with words. During the mere 10 days in his White House career, we had a chance to read some of Anthony Scaramucci’s “colorful language” from his wild interview with The New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza. Now that he’s left his role he’s free to speak even more … freely. …

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Anthony Scaramucci is already deleting his old tweets

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Anthony Scaramucci is seen speaking with members of the press in the lobby of Trump Tower Donald Trump transition meetings.Image: REX/Shutterstock Sean Spicer has officially resigned from his role in Trump’s Administration and Anthony Scaramucci has been announced as the White House Communications Director. While one might assume a prominent Wall Street financier such as Scaramucci would have nothing but love and adoration for President Trump, as his Twitter history shows that …

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8 petty laws inspired by Honolulu’s attempted ban on cellphone walking

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… Since the city council successfully passed the bill, the fate of cellphone addicts in Hawaii now rests in the hands of Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. He has 10 business days to make this final life-changing decision. Choose wisely, sir. WATCH: A one-wheeled electric scooter you’ll want to show off Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/07/16/hawaii-cellphone-walking-ban/ …

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

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Congrats, Donald Trump Jr. you’ve got yourself a Time Magazine cover, just like dad! The Trump family should know by now that magazine covers show no mercy, but juuuust in case it slipped their minds Time’s latest doozy will surely remind them. If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump Jr. recently found himself at the center of the ongoing Trump-Russia controversy when the New York Times obtained and published (not to be outdone by Trump Jr. himself) emails that show him …

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Finally, I’ve learned to stop saying sorry in work emails

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… by previous employers. I’ve been told to be less “emotional,” to watch my tone and to speak to people in a less “direct” way. I’ve found myself writing “if that makes sense” after a paragraph that I know is totally comprehensible. Each time I type those words, I’m reminded of the Harvard business Review report instructing me to “never ask does that make sense?” lest I compromise the credibility of the content. No more!!!!! One day …

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The insidiousness of Silicon Valley VCs, and their pithy, pathetic apology blogs

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Image: vicky leta/mashable Venture capitalist Dave McClure is done. This one’s important. VCs come and go all the time, but McClure is out at 500 Startups, the Mountain View, California-based venture fund and startup accelerator he helped cofound in 2010. Seven someodd years later, and McClure’s finished there. There was no posh gig elsewhere. His ouster wasn’t a performance-based result, either. As reported by the New York Times, McClure’s on the skids because he …

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers part one

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… analysis of how the business models and incentives currently prevailing in digital media render decent discourse all but inaudible. Many people tell me the emergence of young Irish novelist Sally Rooney is a moment of real significance, so Im going to read her Conversations with Friends (Faber) to find out if theyre right. Mark Lawson At a time when either a vacation or a staycation is likely to find the reader in a country recently subject to an unexpected election result, Im looking forward to …

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