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Who Is Mike Dubke? Trump's New Communications Director For White House Is Republican Media Executive

President Donald Trump has finally picked someone to take over as White House communications director, a position that has technically been empty since Jason Miller left before the election. Mike Dubke, a Republican media strategist, will fill the role, officials told multiple news outlets. Though the announcement hasn’t been made yet, Trump was expected to make it official sometime Friday.
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Elon Musk made the most subtle announcement ever on Friday morning when he tweeted, “Start taking orders in April,” about the availability of the solar roof he’s working on.
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Professor Viren Swami, a social psychologist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, explains why the romantic myth that 'opposites attract' is far from the truth (stock image).
Innovative technologies like IBM Watson are indeed disruptive, but enterprise transformation doesn’t solely depend upon disruptive technology innovations at the expense of older, more established tech
Detroit: Become Human was first announced as a PS4 exclusive during Paris Games Week 2015, and its developers at Quantic Dream are still hard at work polishing the narrative-driven game. Thursday, t
It’s been over 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey was murdered and the case remains unsolved, despite interest in it throughout the years. Now, a new Netflix documentary, “Casting JonBenet,” will explore
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If you’ve been shopping for a Nintendo Switch and haven’t had any luck finding the new console in stock, head over to Amazon.
Nick Viall finally won fans over in Season 21 of “The Bachelor” — or so he thought. The Waukesha, Wisconsin, native made his debut on “Dancing With the Stars” on March 20 and one big name in Hollywoo
Saying the number to Siri will launch a phone call to emergency services.        
The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of sand dunes of Southern Highlands.
NBC’s “Chicago Med” explored the subject of suicide in its most recent Season 2 episode. Dr. Jason Wheeler (Jurgen Hooper) jumped off of the hospital’s roof. His death sent shockwaves to the staff an
A Colorado startup was one step closer toward its ambitious goal of building supersonic passenger jets capable of crossing the Atlantic in slightly more than three hours after securing $33 million in
When it comes to hip-hop, bragging about your riches is a part of the game. In 50 Cent’s “I Get Money,” the rapper famously said, “I took quarter water sold it bottles for two bucks / Coca-Cola came
Eh, according to Merriam-Webster, is used to ask someone to repeat something, which makes, “Eh?” an appropriate response to the President’s FY18 budget blueprint to eliminate fundin
Professor Viren Swami, a social psychologist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, explains why the romantic myth that 'opposites attract' is far from the truth (stock image).
Clifford Brooks, an author from the Silicon Valley, claims all cats are capable of being trained to use a toilet in three months. Training a cat is similar to potty-training a toddler, he said.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased the upcoming Model 3 on Friday, by posting a video on Twitter of the “candidate version” of the vehicle taking its “first drive.” In software terms, a release candidate is
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