Daily Archives: December 11, 2019

Trump’s border wall revived as a possible obstacle with government shutdown deadline approaching

The border wall and related immigration-related issues are seen as a major sticking point as lawmakers try to find common ground on federal spending for 2020. PowerPost

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Guidemaster: 10 tech gifts to improve the home office

Enlarge / It’s not easy to please everyone when it comes to gifting. But trust us, everyone could use a password manager. (credit: Tara Moore / Getty Images) So far, our 2019 holiday gift guide series has covered gifts for those on a budget, gifts for frequent travelers, and gifts for the home. Today, we’re turning our attention to the ...

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Happy Birthday: Where to get free food and drinks on your special day

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Walmart teams with Nuro’s robot cars to deliver groceries in Houston

Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, announced a partnership with Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup called this week. The two companies will begin delivering groceries to customers in Houston this year using autonomous vehicles. Innovations

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Who are the Black Hebrew Israelites?

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According to Wikipedia.org, Black Hebrew Israelites are groups of Black Americans who believe that they are the descendants of the ancient Israelites. To varying degrees, Black Hebrews adhere to the religious beliefs and practices of both Christianity and Judaism. Forward.com described them as: “Hebrew Israelites are people of color, mostly African Americans, who view the biblical Israelites as their historic ...

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Can 5G replace everybody’s home broadband?

Enlarge / Artist’s impression of how fast your house might one day be with 5G mobile broadband. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When it comes to the possibility of home broadband competition, we want to believe. And in the case of 5G mobile broadband, wireless carriers want us to believe, too. But whether or not technological and commercial realities will ...

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FAA chief says Boeing 737 Max won’t fly again until 2020, dashing hopes of quick return

The agency’s administrator tells a House committee that it won’t be rushed when it come to recertification of the Boeing 737 Max Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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After months of inaction, Congress crams to finish legislation while weighing impeachment

In 1998, when the House impeached President Clinton, Congress had completed its legislative work in mid-October. Today, they have a hefty list of must-do items. PowerPost

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