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Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Mueller Investigation Could Be 'Cleaned Up' With Pardons

The president's lawyer floated the controversial idea on the same day that that Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail amid the growing probe by the special counsel.

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PHOTOS: The World Cup Is A Spectacle Not Only Of Sport, But Of Style

You'd be forgiven for confusing airport tarmacs of Russia for the catwalks of Milan: From street-ready kits to swank trophy cases to entire teams in matching suits, the World Cup aims to impress.

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Neighbor Who Attacked Sen. Rand Paul Sentenced To 30 Days In Prison

The Kentucky senator suffered six broken ribs in the assault. Prosecutors had sought a 21-month prison sentence, but had to settle for 30 days and a $10,000 fine.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Why Apple, Google, Microsoft Are Stirring the Software Pot

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:28
This week’s podcast is all about the software that points to the future of our how we'll use our gadgets – even if they infuriate us in the interim.
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Kellogg's Honey Smacks Recalled Amid Salmonella Outbreak Investigation

The Kellogg's Company is playing it safe by encouraging consumers and retailers to get rid of potentially contaminated boxes of cereal.

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Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:59
New tests find that certain headbands cut risk of head injuries, but officials are reluctant to mandate their use.
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Embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Faces Anger In Farm Country Over Policy

The EPA administrator met with farmers in midwestern states this week to address frustrations over the renewable fuel standard.

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Unidentified Thief Caught On Camera Stealing $45,000 Banksy Print From Exhibit

Toronto police say Trolley Hunters was stolen from the unauthorized show Sunday — and they've released surveillance video backing it up. That hasn't quieted conspiracy theorists, though.

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Trump Says He Gave Kim Jong Un His Direct Number. Never Do That.

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:11
If Trump actually followed White House protocol for secure calling, it's probably fine. But what are the odds?
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As Vote On ZTE Sanctions Looms, Some U.S. Lawmakers Focus On A Bigger Chinese Telecom

Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei is the world's third-largest seller of smartphones, and a few powerful senators say they want to ban it entirely from the U.S. amid national security concerns.

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Fear And Frustration Over EPA Move To Kill Chemical-Disaster Protections

The EPA intends to block rules to prevent and respond to leaks, explosions and other disasters at chemical facilities and refineries around the U.S. That scares many people who live and work nearby.

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Alleged Silk Road Adviser Roger Clark Extradited To the US

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:07
Roger Clark allegedly served as Ross Ulbricht's Silk Road consigliere. Friday, the feds announced his extradition from Thailand.
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McDonald's Says It's Ditching Plastic Straws In U.K. And Ireland

McDonald's also says it will test alternatives to plastic straws in some restaurants in the U.S. and several other countries later this year.

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Harvard Accused Of 'Racial Balancing': Lawsuit Says Asian-Americans Treated Unfairly

Harvard says it doesn't discriminate — and it notes that the suit is backed by the same activist who challenged the University of Texas' affirmative action policy.

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On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:19
Since the show's original Bravo incarnation, the conversation around gender and sexuality has evolved in fundamental ways—and in new episodes is refreshingly nuanced.
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Credibility Concerns Lead NIH To End Study Of Alcohol's Health Effects

Scientists and National Institutes of Health officials met with alcohol company executives and appeared to solicit money from them in violation of government policy. The NIH canceled the study.

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How A Dad Filmed His Early Days Of Fatherhood And Became A YouTube Star

Amid the cat videos and makeup tutorials on YouTube, millions of people have watched a dad interview his daughters. But La Guardia Cross insists he's an "extreme non-expert on fatherhood."

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The Czech President Invites You To Watch Him Burn Some Huge Red Underpants

Milos Zeman has some history with Goliath-sized boxers. Bad history. So he had the media gather Thursday for a ritual bonfire. "The time of underwear in politics is over," he boldly declared.

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President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate

In a surprise news conference Friday, Trump said he would not sign a House GOP bill on immigration legislation drafted specifically to meet his policy demands.

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Can Verizon Build a Strong Brand From the Bones of Yahoo and AOL?

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:44
Verizon has united two faded names from internet 1.0 under its Oath brand. Now it needs a strategy.
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