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Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $ 2,630.52 Used Paperback Image After seeing the price on the left for “One Snowy Knight” on Amazon, the author asked: “How many really sell at that price? Are they just hoping to snooker some poor soul?” By David Streitfeld July 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO ...

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NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case

NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case Image An internal investigation by NBCUniversal found no evidence that any leaders at NBC News were aware of complaints about Matt Lauer’s conduct until just before he was fired in November.CreditRichard Drew/Associated Press An investigation by NBCUniversal’s legal team ...

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his ...

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The Case of the Missing Dark Matter

Physicists don’t know much about dark matter. They can’t agree on what it’s made of, how much a single particle weighs, or the best way to construct a Play-Doh diorama of it. (How would you do it? Dark matter is invisible—light doesn’t interact with it at all.) Nobody has ever ...

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Why a New York Court Case Has Rattled Turkey’s President

The conversations caught on wiretaps planted by the Turkish police are alleged to show a conspiracy to help Iran skirt American sanctions by trading gold for gas. The recordings also suggest that the plotters aimed to please one man: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then the prime minister of Turkey, now the ...

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Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

DETROIT — A Volkswagen executive pleaded guilty on Friday to federal charges arising from a continuing investigation into the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal. The charges against the executive, Oliver Schmidt, stem from his role in Volkswagen’s decade-long scheme to rig diesel cars with devices that circumvented federal emissions tests. Mr. ...

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Malware Case Is Major Blow for the N.S.A.

WASHINGTON — Since August, when a mysterious group calling itself the Shadow Brokers announced that it was auctioning off highly classified National Security Agency hacking tools, a low-grade panic has seized the nation’s largest intelligence agency. In April, when the Shadow Brokers dumped dozens of the agency’s software exploits on ...

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