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Surging oil prices rattle President Trump

CNN News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:07
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Apple's GiveBack Program Is The Excuse To Upgrade Your iPhone

Forbes News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:57
Apple Give Back program is smart way to lower " Consumer Guilt" and encourage upgrading perfectly fine working phones and computers.
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Roush unveils gnarly Ford Super Duty F-250

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:50

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Roush Performance has launched the 2018 Roush Super Duty F-250, an aggressive off-road truck that adds upgraded, raised suspension, beefier wheels with all-terrain tires and other features to the Ford base model. Roush says it's the first time it has entered the Super Duty market.

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Everything You Need to Pack for Machu Picchu

Travel and Leisure - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:48
<p>If you’re headed to the Sacred Valley, be sure to pack the right essentials.</p><p>Travelers with their sights on <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/how-to-travel-to-machu-picchu" target="_blank">Machu Picchu</a>, located high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, are in for plenty of challenging trails, gorgeous views, and fascinating historical sites.</p><p>The 15th-century fortress, considered the most famous icon of the Inca civilization, is about 7,970 feet above sea level. The high altitude makes it important to not only pack the right supplies, but to not pack any more than what you need to keep your pack light.</p><p>To start, always begin with the right trail bag. Something light, durable and supportive will help you get through the day without weighing you down or making you tired. If you need a suggestion for a specific bag, the video above has a great recommendation: the <a href="https://www.rei.com/product/893906/rei-co-op-flash-65-pack" target="_blank">REI Co-op Flash 65 Pack</a>.</p><p>Inside your bag, you’ll also want to efficiently pack only what you need on the trail while also planning for all kinds of weather and situations. Some tour operators may provide camping basics, but more personal supplies are up to you.</p><p>Remember to always have a good pair of <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/shoes/best-hiking-shoes-for-women" target="_blank">hiking shoes</a> with good traction and support. In your bag, keep a pair of sunglasses, a hat (for the sun) and <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Banana-Boat-Performance-Sunscreens-Technology/dp/B0030ZEGDY" target="_blank">sunscreen</a> to protect your skin from damage. For colder or unpredictable weather, also pack a thicker, knit hat and gloves, long underwear, flannel, a long sleeve thermal, a <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/fashion/best-travel-jackets" target="_blank">light down jacket</a>, a <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/travel-accessories/packable-rain-jackets" target="_blank">rain jacket</a> and a rain cover for your bag. You can get <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Sea-to-Summit-Stuff-Sack/dp/B002IAL05E" target="_blank">stuff sacks</a> to save space in your bag for all these items.</p><p>It’s great to pack layers, so also bring one or two T-shirts and your <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/fashion/best-travel-pants-women" target="_blank">hiking pants</a>. Bring a swimsuit and flip-flops, too, for bathing and potential swimming opportunities. And, don’t forget lots of socks (we like <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Darn-Tough/b/ref=w_bl_hsx_s_sp_web_2588109011?ie=UTF8&amp;node=2588109011&amp;field-lbr_brands_browse-bin=Darn+Tough" target="_blank">Darn Tough</a>). Hikers always have to take care of their feet.</p><p>Campsite essentials include a camping pillow and an ultra-warm <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Sports-Outdoors-Camping-Sleeping-Bags/zgbs/sporting-goods/2204498011" target="_blank">sleeping bag</a>, a dopp kit for toiletries and a <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Black-Diamond-Spot-Headlamp-Octane/dp/B06W9HPY25" target="_blank">headlamp</a> (because no one wants to get stranded outside in the dark).</p><p>Throughout the trip, remember to stay hydrated with a <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Hydration-Reservoir-Military-Replacement-Insulated/dp/B071DQSZB8" target="_blank">special pack</a>, which is easier than carrying a water bottle, too. Don’t forget your medications or passport as well.</p><p>Once you get to the site, you’ll have to store your large, hiking bag somewhere safe. But, in order to carry your daytime essentials, bring a small <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Venture-Pal-Ultralight-Lightweight-Packable/dp/B01BY6UDEQ" target="_blank">day bag</a>. Bring your <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/best-digital-cameras-for-travel" target="_blank">camera</a> and <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/travel-accessories/best-portable-chargers">portable chargers</a> as well, because you’ll want lots of pictures.</p><p>If you’re worried about carrying all this stuff, don’t worry. Keep heavier items low in the bag and daily essentials packed in the front. As long as your bag is under 25 pounds, you’ll still be comfortable on the trip.</p>
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Thomas Rhett's Wife Lauren Akins Launches Jewelry Line in Honor of Adopted Daughter

Aces Show Biz News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:30
The 28-year-old nurse creates Lauren Akins X Ladybird line to raise funds for Love One International's charitable efforts in Uganda.
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2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Quick Spin Review | Beauty before brawn

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:30

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The 2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is an absolute beauty in person. And that's important, because, more than any other segment in the automotive marketplace, a personal luxury coupe has got to have the kind of attention-grabbing looks that can lead off a vehicle review. Like this one.

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Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:17
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.
Categories: Health

PACIFIC for April 20: The Future of Cannabis

CNN News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:08
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Watch the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Clock 6:56.4 on the Nurburgring

Motortrend News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:00

Porsche debuted the 911 GT3 RS, its most powerful naturally aspirated car ever, at the Geneva auto show in March. And already, the track beast has set a lap time of 6:56.4 on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

The GT3 RS is one of only three production sports cars from Porsche to lap the ‘Ring in under seven minutes. The 918 Spyder recorded a time of 6:57 back in 2013, and the 911 GT2 RS became the quickest production car to hit the Nürburgring by achieving a time of 6:47.03 last year.

Porsche works race driver Kévin Estre piloted the GT3 RS to its impressive new lap time. The car came in 24 seconds quicker around the ‘Ring than its predecessor.

Packing a 4.0-liter flat-six, the GT3 RS makes 520 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired exclusively to a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic, and according to Porsche, can hit 60 mph in just 3.0 seconds. Top speed is 193 mph.

The GT3 RS borrows its aero and lightweighting technologies from the standard GT3 while also tacking on a magnesium roof and carbon-fiber front lid and fenders. From the GT2 RS, it takes the larger front spoiler for additional downforce and NACA ducts in the frunk lid that aid with brake cooling. During the recent run, the GT3 RS was equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires, which will be available for order at Porsche Centers and selected dealers and tire fitters. The sports car arrives in the U.S. this fall with a starting price of $188,550.

Watch the video below to see the 911 GT3 RS conquer the Nürburgring.

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Bill Murray Opens a 'Caddyshack'-themed Restaurant in Illinois

Aces Show Biz News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:00
The 'Ghostbusters' star says at the restaurant's opening at the Crowne Plaza hotel that 'the fact that it is called Caddyshack means it has something to do with golf.'
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2018 Ford Expedition Platinum Drivers' Notes Review | Right to the top

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:00

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The 2018 Ford Expedition is the fourth generation of Ford's full-size SUV offering. It replaced a model that traced its roots to the early 2000s, though it received several heavy refreshes along the way. When it first debuted, the SUV was just kicking off. Full-sized models like the Expedition, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon ruled the roost. It would be a few years before high gas prices shifted customers into smaller, more efficient crossovers. Ford let the Expedition saunter along while the Tahoe,

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Run Away to Spain This Fall for $356 Round-trip

Travel and Leisure - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:54
<p>As the Northeast’s <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/winters-last-hurrah-in-the-northeastern-us" target="_blank">interminable winter rages into spring</a>, we’re already looking for ways to extend our summer fun. Running away to Spain this fall sounds like just the way to do it.</p><p>As <a href="https://thepointsguy.com/deals/northeast-to-spain-from-358/" target="_blank"><em>The Points Guy</em></a> reported yesterday, several airlines are offering round-trip flights to Barcelona and Madrid in the mid-$300s. <a href="https://www.iberia.com/us/" target="_blank">Iberia</a>, <a href="https://www.iberia.com/us/" target="_blank">Air Europa</a>, <a href="https://www.flytap.com/en-us/" target="_blank">Tap Air</a> and <a href="https://www.norwegian.com/us/" target="_blank">Norwegian Air</a> are all offering the discounted fares.</p><p>There are flights from Boston to Barcelona, with basic economy tickets starting at <a href="http://google.com/flights" target="_blank">$356 round-trip</a> in September. And if you’re in New York City, there are tickets starting at <a href="http://google.com/flights" target="_blank">$370 round-trip</a> to Madrid this October.</p><p>In the mood for an island getaway? <a href="https://scottscheapflights.com/" target="_blank"><em>Scott’s Cheap Flights</em></a> found deals from New York to Mallorca, Málaga, and Tenerife starting at just over $400 round-trip, with fares available this September through February 2019.</p><p>If you’re interested in flying to Spain this fall, use <a href="https://www.google.com/flights/" target="_blank">Google Flights</a> to search for deals. Once you’ve identified the best possible fare, you can purchase your ticket with your preferred online travel agency like <a href="https://www.orbitz.com/" target="_blank">Orbitz</a>, <a href="http://momondo.com" target="_blank">Momondo</a>, or <a data-ecommerce="true" href="http://www.expedia.com/" target="_blank">Expedia</a>, or just book directly through the airline.</p>
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Aborted Fetus And Pill Bottle In 19th Century New York Outhouse Reveal History Of Family Planning

Forbes News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:40
Two 19th century outhouses provide rare archaeological evidence of abortion.
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Comey writes in memo he laughed after Trump floated the idea of jailing journalists

CNN News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:39
James Comey, the former FBI director, said he laughed when President Donald Trump suggested he might have to jail journalists to send a message about unauthorized leaks, a memo Comey wrote which was obtained by CNN and other news outlets on Thursday revealed.
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Sail Across Alaska's Prince William Sound on This Seven-night Adventure Cruise

Travel and Leisure - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:36
<p><em>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/operation-vacation" target="_blank"><strong>travelandleisure.com/operation-vacation</strong></a></em></p><p>Alaska: 34 percent off a 7-night cruise from <a href="https://offshore-outpost.com/book-now/" target="_blank">Offshore Outpost Expeditions</a>, a small-ship expedition company that offers wildlife-focused itineraries in the Sea of Cortez and Alaska.</p><p>The Discover Alaska’s Prince William Sound deal includes:</p>Seven nights aboard the Pacific Provider, sailing from Whittier to Cordova to in a spacious stateroomThree chef-prepared meals per dayAll snacks and beverages, including a well-stocked open barAdventure gear for fishing and kayakingOvernight accommodations in Anchorage and transfer to the ship in WhittierActivities such as: kayak in remote coves and along unspoiled shorelines alongside rafts of otters; catch Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye salmon or gather fresh prawns (the chef will prepare them for your next meal or vacuum seal your catch to take home); encounter pods of humpback whales and orcas across Prince William Sound; watch tidewater glaciers calve into the sea (Prince William Sound has the world’s largest concentration of tidewater glaciers)<p>Original Price: From $8,900 per person (or $1,271 per night)</p><p><strong>T + L Price:</strong> From $5,900 per person (or $843 per night); book by May 10, 2018 for May 27 and June 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018 departures.</p><p>Booking details: Use booking code TandL34 <a href="https://offshore-outpost.com/book-now/" target="_blank">when booking online</a> or call 877-460-9757.</p>
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Top auto boss: Global carmakers unlikely to go it alone in China

CNN News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:35
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Porsche exec arrested over Volkswagen's 'Dieselgate'

CNN News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:33
Police have arrested a senior manager at Porsche in Germany in connection with an investigation into diesel emissions rigging at Volkswagen.
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Beyonce Releases New Ivy Park Ad Featuring Teen Figure Skaters From Harlem

Aces Show Biz News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:30
The 'Formation' singer recruits student figure skaters from Harlem for the ad to highlight the benefits of the after-school program.
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Honda program teaches young drivers to use manual transmission

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:25

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With the manual transmission becoming less common as time goes on, there are fewer opportunities to learn how to use it and subsequently order a car with one. In response to this, Honda hosted an experience in the Los Angeles area near Angeles Crest Highway called "Shifting Gears." There Honda brought out a bunch of its own manual-equipped cars to teach people how to use a manual transmission.

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