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UPDATE: 10:55 a.m. EST -- White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer denied an Associated Press report Friday that claimed the Donald Trump administration could soon mobilize nearly 100,000 National Guard troops to arrest millions of unauthorized immigrants nationwide
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Excavations at the site of El Palenque in Mexico by researchers from the American Museum of Natural History in New York have recovered the oldest-known palace in the Oaxaca Valley.
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Many pundits have predicted that Moore’s Law is dead, or at least slowing down. Intel has gone to great lengths this week to debunk that myth at an unprecedented 5-hour marathon event for analysts, pr
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In Episode 1 of new business tech podcast Predicting Our Future, serial entrepreneur Andrew Weinreich predicts that the way we build single-family homes is destined to change and explores exciting opp
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