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Tech neck, texting thumb: Our bad tech habits leave us in pain. Here's how to feel better

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 2:20pm

Americans spend more than five hours a day hunched over, reading emails, sending texts or checking social media sites, and it’s turning into a real pain in the neck, literally.

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Donald Trump still wants 'to get out' of Syria, but not before ISIS is defeated

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 2:15pm

President Trump said Tuesday he still wants to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, but will first make sure that the Islamic State has been defeated. "I want to get out, I want to bring our troops back home," Trump told reporters, claiming the U.S. has "almost completed" the task of defeating ISIS.

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At stake in Cambridge Analytica scandal? Not just privacy, but freedom itself: Chertoff

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:51pm

All the data we generate has become as worthy of safeguarding as our money in the bank.

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Bed Bath & Beyond is accepting Toys R Us gift cards but only for a few more days

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:50pm

The retailer is partnering with CardCash to buy Toys R Us gift cards with a balance of $20 or more at a discount until April 5.

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Cosby retrial: 7 jurors chosen so far; judge hands defense team 2 big victories

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:37pm

Judge Steven O’Neill ruled Tuesday that a woman who says his accuser was out for money can testify and that the jury can hear details about settlement details. Meanwhile, two more jurors have been chosen.

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Trump suggests he will put U.S. troops on Mexican border

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:27pm

President Trump suggested Tuesday he might try to put U.S. troops on the Mexican border until his anti-migration wall is built.Saying he has spoken with Defense Secretary James Mattis, Trump told reporters that "we’re going to do some things militarily, until we can have a wall and proper security."

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Blow off your boss' emails when off the clock? It may happen in NYC

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:08pm

A Brooklyn-based councilman has proposed a law that allow workers at companies with more than 10 on staff to ignore work emails after hours.

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Trump keeps focus on caravan of Honduran asylum seekers headed to U.S.

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 1:02pm

President Trump has been tweeting about the caravan for three days, using the migrants as a reason to blast Democrats, Mexico, and U.S. immigration laws.

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Muslim woman sues hospital after patient attacks her in emergency room

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:49am

The incident at a Dearborn, Mich., hospital was caught on surveillance video. Lawsuit alleges hospital was negligent.

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Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel on White House bunnies in Best of Late Night

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:47am

Easter, the egg roll and bunnies took on new meaning this year. Watch our favorite jokes, then vote for yours!

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EPA to roll back auto emissions standards

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:39am

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt talked about plans to ease emissions standards for cars and trucks at an announcement Tuesday morning. (April 3)

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Oklahoma teachers demand funding for 2nd day

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:37am

Hundreds of teachers have crammed into the Oklahoma Capitol for the second day to press demands for additional funding for the state’s public schools. (April 3)

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Villanova finishes No. 1 in final USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:36am

After an exiciting college basketball season, Villanova finished first in the final USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll after its national title.

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The original Google smart speaker is finally under $100 right now

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:36am

"OK Google, make my life easier."

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Sleepy Montana bear won't leave it's hollow

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:35am

Thousands of people are tracking the movements of a sleepy black bear who seems reluctant to leave the tree hollow it used as a den this winter. Glacier National Park officials have trained a webcam on the tree since they first spotted the bear. (April 3)

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Video inside sewer shows handprints, a clue that led to missing 13-year-old boy's incredible rescue

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:20am

Handprints captured on a video feed inside a sewage pipe led to the rescue of a 13-year-old Los Angeles boy.

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Designer of waterslide that decapitated 10-year-old boy taken into custody

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 11:16am

Caleb Schwab, 10, was decapitated in an August 7, 2016 accident on the Verrückt waterslide at Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts in Kansas City.

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Britain’s Prince Philip checks into London hospital for hip surgery

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 10:58am

The palace said the 96-year-old royal's hospital admission and hip surgery, scheduled for Wednesday, were planned ahead of time.

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Lawyer connected to Russia election interference investigation receives 30-day sentence

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 10:56am

A Dutch attorney who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates and a Russian intelligence agent was sentenced to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine Tuesday.

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Donald Trump meets with Baltic leaders worried about Russia

USA Today - April 3, 2018 - 10:54am

President Trump met Tuesday with the leaders of the Baltic States — Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia — but a prime topic will be one of their more aggressive neighbors: Russia.

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