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Harper Lee's death and the lesson of Go Set a Watchman.

In 1960, with the publication of her first novel, the Alabama-born Harper Lee taught a country of rapt readers that to kill a mockingbird was a sin. Mo ...
6 months | Slate
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6 months | The Guardian
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Harper Lee a life in pictures

Nelle Harper Lee, author of the hugely loved novel To Kill A Mockingbird, has died. Her famously reclusive existence meant few photographs have emerged of her. These are a few
6 months | The Guardian
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John McAfee: FBI should let me hack iPhone

John McAfee has offered to personally crack the iPhone used by one of the shooters in last year's San Bernardino attack.
6 months | CNBC
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Trump calls for boycott until Apple unlocks shooter’s phone

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called on Friday for a boycott of Apple products until the tech company agreed to help the U.S. government unlock the cellphone of one of the killers in last year’s San Bernardino, Cali...
6 months | New York Post
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Jim Harbaugh calls critcism of Florida practices 'comical' | SI.com

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh laughed off criticisms of his team's trip to Florida.
6 months | SI
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Rams release Chris Long, James Laurinaitis and Jared Cook

The Rams will head to Los Angeles without three veteran members of the team. The team announced Friday that they have released defensive end Chris Long, linebacker James Laurinaitis and tight end Jared Cook. Long was the second overall pick of the 2008 dr...
6 months | NBC Sports
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Steelers TE Heath Miller announces his retirement

Steelers tight end ends his NFL career after 11 seasons.          
6 months | USA Today
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Harper Lee tributes: Aaron Sorkin among fans paying their respects to author

Memories of 'brilliant writer' pour in quickly after announcement of To Kill a Mockingbird author's death at age 89
6 months | The Guardian
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Dead at 89
6 months | Entertainment Tonight
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Report: Knicks to sign Jimmer Fredette to a 10-day contract

Fredette will join Arron Afflalo and Jose Calderon in the New York Knicks backcourt.
6 months | Washington Post
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EU deal reached over UK: Lithuanian president

European Union leaders agreed on Friday on a deal to keep Britain in the 28-nation bloc, the Lithuanian president wrote in a Tweet.
6 months | CNBC
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Virgin Galactic Unveils New SpaceShipTwo Vehicle

The VSS Unity will replace Virgin Galactic's former SpaceShipTwo plane, which crashed during a test flight in 2014.
6 months | Re/code
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Former Athletics second baseman Tony Phillips dead at 56 | SI.com

Former Oakland Athletics second baseman and World Series champion Tony Phillips is dead at 56.
6 months | SI
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Kesha Cries in Court as She Is Denied Request to Release Music Without Dr. Luke Amid Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Kesha got emotional Friday after suffering a legal setback in her ongoing legal battle against Dr. Luke.The 28-year-old pop had sued the producer, whose real name is Luke Gottwald, in...
6 months | E! Online
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'Game of Thrones' Villain Crashes Seth Meyers' Baby Shower

Carice Van Houten’s Red Priestess doesn’t quite get that the event is supposed to be a happy one
6 months | The Wrap
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Volvo wants your phone to be the only car key you ever need

By next year, Volvo wants to become the first manufacturer to sell cars without keys. Instead of a physical key or even a Bluetooth key fob, Volvo customers will use a "digital key" in a smartphone...
6 months | The Verge
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Komarov suspended three games for 'deliberately' elbowing McDonagh ProHockeyTalk

Incident occurred during Thursday's Leafs-Rangers game.
6 months | NBC Sports
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Papelbon on choking Harper: I was in the wrong

Papelbon on choking Harper: I was in the wrong
6 months | CBS Sports
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Van Gaal loses confidence of senior United players who want Mourinho

Louis van Gaal has lost the confidence of a group of senior Manchester United players and Jos Mourinho is their preferred option as his replacement
6 months | The Guardian
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Jordan Spieth Shoots 79 At Northern Trust Open At Riviera

Jordan Spieth on Thursday at the Northern Trust Open turned in the worst first round of his PGA Tour career, an 8-over 79. Here's what happened on Day 1 at Riviera, where Camilo Villegas leads by three.
6 months | NBC Sports
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Rockets GM defends decision to keep Howard

Rockets GM defends decision to keep Howard
6 months | CBS Sports
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Yahoo forms independent panel to explore strategic options

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc said its board has formed a committee of independent directors to explore strategic alternatives, alongside its plan to revamp and spin off its Internet business. The move comes two days after Bloomberg reported activist investor Sta...
6 months | VentureBeat
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6 months | Wall Street Journal
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Today's Court Ruling Leaves Kesha In Limbo In Her Suit Against Dr. Luke

A judge's ruling today denied Kesha's request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to record for a label other than Dr. Luke's Kemosabe Records or its partner, Sony.
6 months | Forbes
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Justice Department Calls Apple's Stance on San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone a 'Marketing Strategy'

Apple’s decision “appears to be based on its concern for its business model and public brand marketing strategy,” according to the Justice Department
6 months | The Wrap
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Taylor Swift Gets the Finger From Music Magazine

“1989” singer accepts rude trophy from NME Awards
6 months | The Wrap
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Mom punished kid by waterboarding him, roping his genitals

A Texas woman and her boyfriend were arrested for allegedly punishing her 13-year-old son by tying a rope around his genitals and subjecting him to waterboarding.
6 months | New York Post
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Vince Vaughn Reads Jimmy Fallon Like a Book in Box of Lies (Video)

Vince Vaughn joined Jimmy Fallon for a game of Box of Lies on “The Tonight Show” Thursday, but really the game wasn’t even close. Vaughn started the contest off by choosing the first box, which contained an Incredible Hulk figure in a bowl of crayons. He...
6 months | The Wrap
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Vince Vaughn: Jimmy Fallon Box of Lies video
6 months | Entertainment Weekly
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Report: Goodell's role in appeals could change

Report: Goodell's role in appeals could change
6 months | CBS Sports
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Says Jon Snow Is Dead (Video)

“Listen, he was stabbed 50 times in the heart,” actor behind Jamie Lannister tells Jimmy Kimmel
6 months | The Wrap
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How Boston's Fanbase Reacted to NBA Trade Deadline Day Deals

Widely considered the most likely team to pull off a blockbuster trade by Thursday's NBA trade deadline, the Boston Celtics instead chose to remain dormant as the 3 p.m. ET deadline slipped by. Sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference with a 32-2...
6 months | Bleacher Report
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Kevin Hart and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Will Host the 2016 MTV Movie Awards

The 'Central Intelligence' co-stars are heading up the star-studded show.
6 months | Entertainment Tonight
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Britney Spears and Hillary Clinton Officially Meet: "[She's] Such an Inspiration and Beautiful Voice for Women"

Well, that's one show-stopping pair of "Pretty Girls."Pop royalty Britney Spears officially crossed paths with a queen of politics, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary...
6 months | E! Online
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Britney Spears meets Hillary Clinton
6 months | Entertainment Weekly
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NBA Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Post-2016 Deadline Buzz and More

With the NBA trade deadline in the past, Dwight Howard, Kevin Love and other major names remain with their original teams. Based on the rumor mill, though, efforts were certainly made to move those guys and others. This shouldn't come as a surprise, as ...
6 months | Bleacher Report
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The View: Joy Behar Says 'Jesus Himself Could Not Win This Election' (Video)

“When I hear that some of these so-called Christians want more guns, cut food stamps, don’t help the poor, poison people in the middle of the country, I say ‘Jesus couldn’t win this election,'” Behar says
6 months | The Wrap
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Smartwatch Shipments Have Overtaken Swiss Watches For The First Time

 So it begins: “worldwide smartwatch shipments” have hit 8.1 million units in Q4 2015 compared to 7.9 million for Swiss watch shipments. Strategy Analytics, a research firm, has found that smartwatch shipments “rose a healthy 316 percent from 1.9 million ...
6 months | TechCrunch
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Your 'hoverboard' may not be safe, say federal regulators

A government regulatory body has sent letters encouraging makers and sellers to pull 'hoverboards' from store shelves until they undergo safety certification. The decision follows several reports of fires and property damage caused by the devices.
6 months | CS Monitor
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technology & internet, china

China tightens its censorship grip on foreign content

China is set to enact a strict new law that effectively bans foreign publishers -- even those partnered with domestic companies -- from posting any content online in the country without first obtaining permission from the State Administration of Pres...
6 months | Engadget
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Ted Cruz faces multiple lawsuits questioning eligibility for presidency

Courts in Illinois, New York and Alabama to consider Cruz's status but Canadian-born Texas Republican insists he is a natural-born citizen
6 months | The Guardian
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Conan O’Brien Makes Cameo as Love Interest, Fish in South Korean Drama (Video)

Conan O’Brien can now add “guest star on South Korean drama” to his resume. The “Conan” host appeared twice on “One More Happy Ending,” a drama that follows the members of a former female musical group who have abandoned their musical careers and moved o...
6 months | The Wrap
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Illinois player allegedly pulls knife on bouncer

Illinois player allegedly pulls knife on bouncer
6 months | CBS Sports
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Sepp Blatter blames media, U.S. for FIFA suspension

As election nears, Blatter also says U.S. would not have investigated him if it had received 2022 World Cup.
6 months | Washington Post
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Gelatinous sea snails 'fly' through water like a butterfly, say scientists.

Are these marine mollusks really honorary insects?
6 months | CS Monitor
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Report: Cavs could sign seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson, if bought out

Should Brooklyn move on from the veteran wing, he could wind up playing next to LeBron James in Cleveland, or Dwyane Wade in Miami.
6 months | CBS Sports
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Miami, UNC battle for first place in ACC; more weekend picks | SI.com

Seth Davis makes his picks for this weekend's marquee games, including UNC-Miami, Purdue-Indiana and Oklahoma-West Virginia.
6 months | SI
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Racist Atticus in Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman: What the debate about contrast with To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus reveals about our literary culture.

Close your eyes a moment and try to picture Atticus Finch. If, like me, you haven’t read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird in years, you probably see ...
6 months | Slate
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Why it's hard to separate the Supreme Court drama from race

If it was an isolated incident, maybe. But we are seven years into a presidency with a lot of history.
6 months | Washington Post
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Report: Canadiens exploring trade of P.K. Subban | SI.com

According to TVA, the struggling Canadiens are exploring options for trading defenseman P.K. Subban.
6 months | SI
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Linesman still has concussion symptoms after Wideman hit | SI.com

Linesman Don Henderson is still experiencing concussion symptoms after being hit by Dennis Wideman, and is in jeopardy of not returning to officiating this season.
6 months | SI
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Too late, Yeezy Boost 350s are sold out in the US

Kanye West's Yeezy Boost 350s Adidas Originals sold out in the time it takes to listen to his new album twice.
6 months | CNBC
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Cramer game plan: Retail earnings ready to run

Jim Cramer shares the retail plays on his radar next week.
6 months | CNBC
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For Uber rivals, it's all about the drivers

For some start-ups taking on Uber and Lyft, the road to growth is paved with happy drivers.
6 months | CNBC
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Forbes Career Opportunity: Interactive Designer

Forbes is seeking a detail-driven, creative thinker to join our Ad Product Team. If you enjoy the challenges and opportunities of working at a startup combined with the benefits of working for a seasoned company, then Forbes is the place for you. You will...
6 months | Forbes
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Business Insider Readership Survey

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