Colin Dwyer

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Top Publishers Sue Audible, Alleging Encroachment On Text Territory

Friday, August 23, 2019

The seven plaintiffs, which include all of the publishing industry's Big Five, say the audiobook company is violating copyrights with a planned feature that would transcribe audiobooks for listeners.

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Keystone Pipeline's Alternate Route Gets The Go-Ahead From Nebraska Court

Friday, August 23, 2019

A group of activists, Native American tribes and local landowners had challenged the controversial pipeline's 2017 approval. But the state Supreme Court unanimously rejected that challenge Friday.

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Did A Hong Kong Tycoon Hide A Protest Message In His Innocuous Newspaper Ads?

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The ads by Li Ka-shing, a billionaire known as Hong Kong's richest man, seem to express bland sentiment. But at least one scholar says they secretly sound a note of support for the protest movement.

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Tens Of Thousands Of Fires Ravage Brazilian Amazon, Where Deforestation Has Spiked

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Researchers say there's been a huge rise in the number of fires compared with last year. That's likely linked with a similar leap in deforestation since President Jair Bolsonaro took office.

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Ex-MLB Players Luis Castillo, Octavio Dotel Linked To Alleged Dominican Drug Lord

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Dominican attorney general said Tuesday that the former professional baseball players supported a drug running and money laundering network led by César Emilio Peralta.

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A Guide To What's Happening In Hong Kong

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

For months, Hong Kong has been at a boiling point, teeming with protesters and police officers. Here's an overview of what's been going on and why.

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The End Is Nigh For FogCam, Billed As The Internet's Oldest Running Webcam

Monday, August 19, 2019

The webcam at San Francisco State University has been in operation since 1994. Now, its creators say they plan to sunset the Internet landmark by the end of the month.

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Jeffrey Epstein's Death Ruled A Suicide By New York Medical Examiner

Friday, August 16, 2019

The findings come nearly a week after the wealthy financier was found unresponsive in his cell. Epstein had been facing federal sex trafficking charges.

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Questions Surround Epstein's Death

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sex trafficking, died Saturday of apparent suicide. For many bewildered observers, the question is clear: How could this have happened in a federal jail?

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After Long Legal Fight, Rapper Meek Mill Is Granted A Retrial

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Since rapper Meek Mill was convicted of gun and drug-related charges in 2008, the case has drawn widespread attention. An appeals court in Pennsylvania has granted him a new trial.

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Your Local Library May Have A New Offering In Stock: A Resident Social Worker

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Libraries have never been just about books; they're also crucial hubs of community support. Some are even expanding that role, and supporting their librarians, by bringing in trained social workers.

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'Go Back Where You Came From': The Long Rhetorical Roots Of Trump's Racist Tweets

Monday, July 15, 2019

When the president told several new congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from, he borrowed nativist language about as old as the country itself. Here's a little history.

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R. Kelly Arrested, Faces Federal Charges In Chicago And Brooklyn

Friday, July 12, 2019

R. Kelly has been hit with two federal indictments — one in Chicago and one in Brooklyn — in addition to the legal troubles he already faced in Cook County, Ill.

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The St. Louis Blues Beat The Boston Bruins 4-1 In Stanley Cup Final

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Blues were a last place team in January. Now they are NHL champions for the first time in their franchise history.

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Linda Fairstein, Former 'Central Park 5' Prosecutor, Dropped By Her Publisher

Friday, June 07, 2019

Fairstein, who oversaw the case against five teens wrongfully convicted of rape, has become a novelist since leaving the courtroom. But a Netflix series is stirring controversy over her former role.

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Barnes & Noble Set To Be Sold To Elliott Management For About $683 Million

Friday, June 07, 2019

That price tag includes all of the book megachain's debt. Elliott's acquisition of the largest retail bookseller in the U.S. comes less than a year after it bought Waterstones, the largest in the U.K.

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Tayari Jones' 'Exquisitely Intimate' Novel Wins Women's Prize For Fiction

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

An American Marriage won the nearly $40,000 award, once known as the Orange Prize, at a ceremony Tuesday in London. "We all loved this brilliant book," the judges said.

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Chicago Police Roll Out Hundreds Of Pages Of Records In Jussie Smollett Case

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The document dump Thursday offers a detailed view of the case that investigators had crafted against the Empire actor, only to see prosecutors to drop those charges in a move that frustrated police.

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Tony Horwitz, Pulitzer-Winning Journalist And Historian, Dies At 60

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Horwitz's publisher says he died of apparent cardiac arrest. A Pulitzer Prize winner for covering the hardships of low-wage workers, the peripatetic writer sought truths obscured by history's cliches.

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Lonnie Bunch III Set To Become Smithsonian Institution's First Black Secretary

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Bunch, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will assume the mantle of leadership — and in so doing, make history at the 173-year-old organization

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