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Jim Bouton pitching 'Ball Four' TV series one more time

Jim Bouton has another comeback in store. Last week, an email chain between friends and associates of the 78-year-old former Yankee pitcher made the rounds celebrating the 40th anniversary of “The Bulldog’s” unlikely return to Major League Baseball in 1978, ...

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Teen ‘Slender Man’ attacker ducks prison time for savage stabbing

WAUKESHA, Wis. — A Wisconsin girl will avoid prison time after helping her friend stab their classmate nearly to death in a bid to please the fictional horror character Slender Man, a jury determined. Anissa Weier was found not criminally ...

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Parental tech time can cause behavioral problems in kids: study

When Timmy gets in trouble for fighting at school, maybe it’s Mommy or Daddy who should lose their cell phone privileges. A new study suggests that parents who spend excessive time on their phones while in the presence ...

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A Robot Revolution, This Time in China

“We’re basically building an R&D center here in China, and test track, that is on par with other parts of Ford,” in North America, Europe and Australia, said Mark Fields, the chief executive of Ford Motor. At the same time, ...

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It's time we all stopped saying ‘God Bless You’

Please stop acknowledging my bodily functions. “Bless you” is a phrase so reflexively spoken upon hearing a sneeze that many of us forgot or don’t even know where it came from. It has obvious religious connotations but they’re archaic and ...

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DealBook: Making Sense of AT&T’s Bid for Time Warner

Photo Jeffrey Bewkes, the chief executive of Time Warner, in 2014. He has previously been skeptical of big mergers that combine distribution and content. Credit Thos Robinson/Getty Images for The New York Times “You had a lot of people saying ...

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News Analysis: Regulatory Microscope Lies Ahead for AT&T and Time Warner

Photo AT&T reached a deal to acquire Time Warner for more than $ 85 billion on Saturday. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images North America A cable and internet provider decides to buy an entertainment conglomerate. The merger is met with skepticism ...

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AT&T Aims for an Empire in Merger Talks With Time Warner

Photo The headquarters of Time Warner in New York. Today’s Time Warner is the byproduct of many rounds of spinoffs and acquisitions. Credit Time Warner/EPA AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner, according to three people briefed on ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Another Round in the Privacy vs. Security Debate, This Time With the Signal App

Photo Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Open Whisper Systems, a maker of the encryption app Signal. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Earlier this year, Apple resisted the demands of federal authorities to help open a locked iPhone. In Brazil, Facebook’s ...

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Apple Moves Toward a Wireless Future, One Tweak at a Time

Photo Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, discussing the iPhone 7. Credit Beck Diefenbach/Reuters SAN FRANCISCO — During a two-hour product showcase held on Wednesday in one of rock music’s most storied venues, Apple executives signaled that the company was heading ...

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