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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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Stasi: Dear Donald Trump, it’s time to drop out

It’s not too late for Donald Trump to admit this campaign was just a joke and drop out. (Evan Vucci/AP) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, August 13, 2016, 9:00 PM Dear Donald, We’ve known each other for a long time, ...

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Ed Talk: Wasting Time on the Internet? Not Really

Photo Kenneth Goldsmith, author of “Wasting Time on the Internet,” named for his course at the University of Pennsylvania. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times Two years ago, Kenneth Goldsmith, the University of Pennsylvania poet and conceptual artist, taught a ...

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Jordan finally selling peace, not products — about damn time

NBA basketball legend Michael Jordan waves goodbye to staying silent. (Kin Cheung/AP) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, July 25, 2016, 4:06 PM So now, after two decades in the NBA and three decades pitching us sneakers and Hanes and Gatorade, ...

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Brooklyn DA recommends no jail time for ex-cop Peter Liang

BY Christina Carrega-woodby, John Marzulli NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 4:57 PM Mary Altaffer/AP Former NYPD cop Peter Liang was convicted in February of manslaughter in the death of Akai Gurley. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is ...

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