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CeX Data Breach Affects 2 Million Gamers, Techies

CeX Data Breach Affects 2 Million Gamers, Techies

The data that was compromised was online-only. Founded in London back in 1992, CeX now has stores across the UK, US, India, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, Netherlands, Mexico, Poland, Australia and Canarias. The company said they were working with the police following the breach and had employed a cyber-security specialist to review its systems to prevent any more hacks. Read More

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Am I Depressed? Google Search Plays Doctor With Americans' Mental Health

Am I Depressed? Google Search Plays Doctor With Americans' Mental Health

Now, when users in the United States will search for " depression " on Google , they will see a box atop the results on mobile, which the search giant calls a Knowledge Panel, The Verge reported on Wednesday. Security concerns aside, some mental health experts are questioning the project's effectiveness at tackling depression . Instead, depending on what the test finds, it may prompt you to seek an in-person evaluation. Read More

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Study links pot use to hypertension, but doctor say study is 'flawed'

Study links pot use to hypertension, but doctor say study is 'flawed'

Researchers studied cannabis users between 2005 and 2011, looking at how long they had used the drug for and their general health. They found death rates from high blood pressure were associated with people who reported using pot. This risk increases by more than one time for every year of cannabis use, a study found. For each year of marijuana use, the HR was 1.04 (95% CI, 1-1.07). Read More

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Sales tax free weekend in Virginia is August 4

Sales tax free weekend in Virginia is August 4

There's no better reminder of that than Virginia's sales tax holiday weekend, which begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and continues through 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Examples of items: clothes; shoes; undergarments, like socks, underwear and bras; baby clothes, receiving blankets and diapers; children's costumes; caps and hats; earmuffs, scarves and gloves; formalwear, such as suits, suspenders, bow ties, tights and stockings; swimming suits and trunks. Read More

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Nevada Legal Marijuana Running Out, Governor Endorses State of Emergency

Nevada Legal Marijuana Running Out, Governor Endorses State of Emergency

State officials in Nevada are considering emergency measures to deal with a lack of marijuana. On July 1st, licensed retailers began selling marijuana and they were hit with unprecedented demand from customers. Reports say Nevada made almost $1 million in taxes over the weekend, with dispensaries raking in about $ 3 million , but since there's so few licensed dispensaries, there's fear of a weed shortage. Read More

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Trump accuses Comey of leaking classified information to media

Trump accuses Comey of leaking classified information to media

The Columbia University Law School professor and confidant of former FBI Director James Comey refuted a charge by President Donald Trump and his advocates in the media Monday: that Comey shared classified information with journalists. So, he made a decision to leak at least one of his memos to the press. Since the agency considers the memos to be government documents, it's possible that Comey could face repercussions. Read More

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Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage

Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage

Donations normally go down in summer because there are fewer blood drives, especially at schools, and the worst time in summer is around the Fourth of July, the Red Cross said. "Blood can't be manufactured", said Mauger. The Red Cross must collect almost 14,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country. Read More

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Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law

Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law

The data showed that 191 prescriptions had been written, so 80 people had not taken the drugs at the time of the survey. A little more than 75 percent of those who died were between the ages of 60 to 89. According to the law, seriously ill people could demand life-threatening drugs to doctors in order to end up their lives. Christian Burkin, spokesperson for California Assembly member Susan Talamantes Eggman, said that the data may be limited, but the numbers show that the End of Life ... Read More

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US House approves 2 bills toughening anti-immigrant measures

US House approves 2 bills toughening anti-immigrant measures

The " No Sanctuary for Criminals Acts " means those states and cities will not receive federal grants as long as they "refuse to cooperate with law enforcement carrying out immigration enforcement activities". Those areas do, however, cooperate with ICE when immigrants are the subject of criminal warrants. This weekend marks the two-year anniversary of Kate Steinle's horrific death, when she was randomly shot on a peer in the sanctuary city of San Fransisco, touching off a huge debate ... Read More

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Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup

Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup

The New Zealanders are well aware that it is possible not to win the America's Cup despite an early advantage, after being 8-1 up in San Francisco four years ago before losing to Oracle. "However, I've been here before, and it is still only a point!" “The second one we thought he was going to be early. We were a little surprised with some of the numbers we had and really handed that one to them. Read More

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America's Cup Match Results: NZ Up 4-1

America's Cup Match Results: NZ Up 4-1

The next time the boats came together, Team New Zealand was slightly ahead and on favored starboard tack. The crew quickly learned to sail the boat better and won eight straight races to complete one of the greatest comebacks in sports. The underfunded but always crafty Kiwis, the hard-luck losers in the 2013 America's Cup, began secretly working on the cycling system three years ago in Auckland. Read More

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Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

He's not wrong: Also on Tuesday, U.S. commanders blasted a Russian SU-27 crew for "erratically" buzzing an American RC-135 recon aircraft in the same patch of sky. Russian fighter su-27 flew very close to the reconnaissance aircraft of the United States. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis accused the Russian pilot of flying too fast and having "poor control" over his jet. Read More

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Senate should have rejected sending weapons to Saudi Arabia

Senate should have rejected sending weapons to Saudi Arabia

Chuck Schumer of NY says Saudi Arabia's record of human rights and humanitarian abuses is well-documented. Schumer also says Saudi Arabia finances the operations of schools that spread extremist propaganda throughout the world. The bipartisan resolution of disapproval, introduced by Senators Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, and Chris Murphy and Al Franken, Democrats from CT and Minnesota, highlights the sales of aircraft components and weapons used by the Saudi-led coalition in the war ... Read More

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Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended reducing the size of the 1.5-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, drawing immediate criticism from Democrat and environmental groups who called his plan "nonsense". Trump ordered the review in April and decisions regarding other monuments are expected in August. The review is likely to add fuel to a heated national debate over Washington's role in America's wildest spaces. Read More

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Triangle veterinarians respond to canine flu

Triangle veterinarians respond to canine flu

Are dogs in Arkansas at risk for a summer flu outbreak? Authorities advise dog owners whose pets exhibit signs of flu to take them to the vet immediately. According to KTHV , there have been two cases of dog flu reported in Louisiana, and additional outbreaks recently reported in Texas and Tennessee. Read More

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Kim bests Nordqvist to claim ShopRite LPGA

Kim bests Nordqvist to claim ShopRite LPGA

Nordqvist is tied for third two shots out of the lead after shooting 64-71 for a 36-hole total of shot a 7-under 135. She fell down a flight of stairs and bruised her tailbone, but Kim said it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. "I just stuck it in there close today", she said. Ryu needed to finish third or better at ShopRite to have a chance to move to No. 1, but she shot a pair of 74s to miss her first cut in nearly three years. Read More

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BSY will be face of BJP in next Assembly polls: Shah

BSY will be face of BJP in next Assembly polls: Shah

Shah further indicated that Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani would be the party's choice for the top post in the state, asserting that it would win more than 150 seats in the Assembly polls slated later this year. He has largely been non-controversial, mid-line toeing politician who does not believe in confrontation or aggression. He was welcomed back to the BJP, ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and he proved himself to be an acceptable leader once again among the masses and the ... Read More

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