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April 16 2014

From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 15:21:11

Twitter is buying its longtime data partner, Gnip, for an undisclosed amount of cash so it can profit off users' data by selling it to advertisers.

The post Twitter Wants To Sell Information On Your Daily Routine To Advertisers appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 14:43:11

A decrease in Philadelphia's deference to federal immigration requests could lead to an uptick in trust by the city's immigrant community.

The post Philadelphia Police Will No Longer Hold Immigrants Without A Warrant appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 13:54:23

A new report in the New York Times details police and university failures in the Jameis Winston case -- and America's failures on sexual assault in general.

The post How Police And Florida State University Botched The Jameis Winston Sexual Assault Investigation appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 13:14:50

A federal judge has permanently blocked North Dakota's six week abortion ban.

The post The Harshest Abortion Ban In The Country Has Been Overturned appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:37:28

The masterminds behind 9/11 have been on trial since 2008. In the meantime, civilian courts have racked up dozens of terrorism convictions.

The post Gitmo Judge Delays The 9/11 Trial That Should've Ended Years Ago appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:14:30

Years after his sentencing, Ceasar Huerta Cantu discovered "on a lark" that he had been over-sentenced because of a clerical error. But a judge ruled that a statute of limitations meant he had to stay in prison.

The post This Man Would Have Spent 3.5 Extra Years In Prison For A Typo, If Not For Obama's Clemency appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:00:07

Though the rules that cover large electric power plants will mean a $9.6 billion per year hit to the economy, the economic benefits total as much as $90 billion a year.

The post Appeals Court Ruling Means Americans Will Breathe Less Toxic Pollutants appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 11:52:04

"I'm actually starting to believe that an agreement is possible," former CIA Director David Petraeus said at an event at Harvard University last week.

The post Petraeus: Prospect Of Final Nuclear Deal With Iran Is 'Now Maybe Better Than 50/50′ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 11:39:56

Yunha Kim, CEO of Locket, shares her experiences with inappropriate emails and worse.

The post Female CEO Says Man Told Her He'd Take A Job If She Slept With Him appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Wed Apr 16 2014, 11:02:19

Public health advocates in Kenya are trying to eliminate the stigma associated with buying condoms.

The post These Creative Condoms Could Help Save Lives appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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