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‘Kings’ review: Sarah Burgess takes on politics at the Public

Four good actors sink their teeth into juicy roles in Sarah Burgess’ “Kings,” a smart but familiar story about the unappetizing impact of money on politics. But for all of the actors’ fine efforts at the Public Theater, where the ...

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UV light may be used to fight the flu in public places

It’s the light fantastic — one that fights the flu. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are developing far-UVC — a special type of ultraviolet light — that could be used in public places and offices to kill the airborne ...

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Iconic civil rights song 'We Shall Overcome' enters public domain

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The civil rights anthem “We Shall Overcome,” which has been quoted by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and was made popular by folk singer Pete Seeger, has been declared a part of public domain. Ludlow Music, ...

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FBI has 'grave concerns' about making GOP memo public

THE FBI has “grave concerns” about a controversial GOP-penned memo that alleges political bias within the bureau, officials said Wednesday. House Republicans have voted to make the document public — despite opposition from the Justice Department and other officials. The ...

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How Paris is combating sexual harassment on public transportation

Paris is instituting a number of new measures to fight sexual harassment against women on its various public transportation vehicles. Beginning in February, 10 bus lines in Paris will allow riders to get off wherever they like at night — ...

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Dropbox Is Said to Be Planning to Go Public This Year

Venky Ganesan, a venture capitalist at Menlo Ventures, said a Dropbox I.P.O. would be seen as a harbinger for start-ups. “Will unicorns realize they have to grow up and grow out of their Peter Pan mentality?” he asked, adding that ...

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City requiring diaper changing stations in public restrooms

Dads won’t have an excuse to be number two in line for diaper duty anymore. A new city law will require newly built or renovated public restrooms to include changing stations — available to both men and women. “Breaking news, ...

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Spotify files to become public company as it faces a $1.6B suit

Music streaming company Spotify has confidentially filed to go public — moving forward with an unusual plan to list its shares directly on the New York Stock Exchange — even as it faces a new $ 1.6 billion lawsuit alleging ...

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Spotify Is Said to Be Going Public in Early 2018

In the United States, streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music account for more than two-thirds of the business, according to Nielsen, and are still growing rapidly. According to BuzzAngle, another music data tracker, American listeners streamed 377 ...

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Now on Oracle’s Campus, a $43 Million Public High School

Putting a charter school — that is, a publicly funded school that has its own school board and operates independently — on the campus of a tech giant is a new twist on the evolving relationship between big tech companies ...

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