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Grab an Altec Lansing Baby Boom speaker for just $10 ($20 off) at Best Buy

Sunday mornings are for pancakes from scratch, washing the car, and evaluating your Bluetooth speaker needs. I can help with that last one — this Altec Lansing Baby Boom speaker went on sale last night for $10, and with decent specs and good reviews, its a tempting buy. You can choose from four color options: Black, Red, Mint […]

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Google backtracks on proposed Chrome ad blocker changes after public outcry and legal threats

Google is currently in the process of updating the API used by Chrome extensions. This isn’t something that typical users would have cared much about, until extension developers pointed out that one of the proposed changes could prevent many content blockers (including uBlock Origin) from functioning. Google has now backtracked on the proposal after public […]

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Sprint’s LG V50 ThinQ reminds you about its 5G capabilities with an unsightly yellow logo on the back

LG’s last few V-series phones have been pretty similar to each other, but it looks like the upcoming V50 is going to have something special up its sleeve: 5G. A leaked photo of the Sprint V50 from Evan Blass reveals that the phone will have 5G capabilities, and given the giant yellow logo on the […]

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Soma smart shades review: Retrofitting your blinds for Google Assistant requires many compromises

Article Contents Automating the light in your home is easy if you only consider getting some smart bulbs or switches or plugs. But once it comes to natural light, the equation gets a bit more complicated. Smart shades/blinds/curtains aren’t as ubiquitous, and the current solutions aren’t ideal. You either have to replace your entire shades […]

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India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes on. When hippies traveled overland from Europe […]

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Russian Flag Is Unfurled on Salisbury Cathedral. Residents See a Morbid Prank.

LONDON — Two weeks before the anniversary of a nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, someone unfurled a large Russian flag on the city’s cathedral overnight, in what residents took to be a mockery of the ordeal they suffered last year. Images of the Russian […]

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The Week in Books

We take the weekend to highlight some of the recent books coverage in The Times: George W. Bush’s two terms as president are already turning up as the subject of historical fiction. Thomas Mallon, the author of many Washington novels, revisits the Bush years in “Landfall.” We reviewed two biographies […]

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Jussie Smollett Attack: Chicago Police Have ‘Shifted the Trajectory of the Investigation’ Following Interviews

Jussie Smollett Attack: Chicago Police Have ‘Shifted the Trajectory of the Investigation’ Following Interviews | Entertainment Tonight arrow-left-mobilearrow leftarrow-right-mobilearrow rightGroup 7Gallery Icon Copy 2Video Play Button Copy 5Hamburger MenuInstagramTwitterYoutubeShare Button7C858890-6955-48EA-B871-66CE1E33590CVideo-Playbutton Copy Skip to main content

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Jussie Smollett ‘Angered and Devastated’ By Reports Claiming He Is ‘Familiar With’ Attackers

Jussie Smollett ‘Angered and Devastated’ By Reports Claiming He Is ‘Familiar With’ Attackers | Entertainment Tonight arrow-left-mobilearrow leftarrow-right-mobilearrow rightGroup 7Gallery Icon Copy 2Video Play Button Copy 5Hamburger MenuInstagramTwitterYoutubeShare Button7C858890-6955-48EA-B871-66CE1E33590CVideo-Playbutton Copy Skip to main content

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Land Mines Block Saudi-Led Assault in Yemen, Killing Civilians

NEHIM, Yemen — Desperate to break through enemy lines, the Saudi-backed forces fighting in Yemen are sending untrained soldiers to clear minefields, sometimes using only their bayonets. “I removed two and the third one exploded,” said Sultan Hamad, a 39-year-old Yemeni soldier who lost a leg clearing mines on the […]

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