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'There's always questions that bother athletes': Bengals' receiver A.J. Green talks the benefits of working with The Players' Tribune as they announce new live Twitter show

Tim Ireland/AP The Players’ Tribune and Twitter are working together to launch a new live series titled “#Verified” to connect athletes and fans in real-time. The show, expected to debut in the coming months, will air exclusively on Twitter and feature fans asking players questions live. For athletes like Cincinnati Bengals’ star wide receiver A.J. Green, expected to be a ...

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Twitter is adding a slew of new shows in its quest to be a hub for live video (TWTR)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.Associated Press Twitter is ramping up its live video efforts with the announcement of more than 12 media partners that will stream content on its network this year. The new slate of content includes live news shows around topics like business and sports from BuzzFeed, The Player’s Tribune, Bloomberg, and others. Entertainment partners, such as Live Nation and ...

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No, the Republican healthcare bill does not protect preexisting conditions

Getty Images/Pool President Donald Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that the healthcare bill he wants Congress to pass is “not in its final form right now. “It will be every bit as good on pre-existing conditions as Obamacare,” he said. But currently, the bill isn’t as good on preexisting conditions as Obamacare — because of changes Trump’s own White House sought ...

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JAMIE DIMON: 'Is that the America we wanted?'

Getty/Mark Wilson Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, thinks lower taxes and deregulation to make it easier to set up a business would help restore some of America’s “can do” attitude. He discussed his views on everything from inequality to his membership in the Democratic party, at an event that was broadcast on Periscope.  Here are some highlights: America has ...

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Trump seems ready to let the US-led global order turn to ash — and it's either brilliant or dangerously short-sighted

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House in Washington, U.S. Thomson Reuters Autocratic leaders who may have had strained relationships with past US presidential administrations due to dubious human-rights records appear to have a new ally in the White House. President Donald Trump’s willingness to engage with some of the world’s most notorious strongmen was ...

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The LA Riots began 25 years ago this week — here's how the city descended into total chaos

A National Guardsman stands next to a burned out business area during the second day of rioting in Los Angeles on April 30, 1992.AP Photo/David Longstreath It’s been 25 years since a jury’s decision to acquit the four cops who violently tasered and beat up 25-year-old Rodney King during an arrest in Los Angeles. The incident sparked a series of protests ...

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I took a high-performance driving course in a 526 horsepower Ford— here's what I learned (F)

Strapped in, suited up, helmet on, and ready to go.Ford Ford sells seven thrill-inducing vehicles through its Ford Performance division. Anyone who buys one can take advantage of perhaps the greatest perk in the car world: a full-day of driving instruction at Ford’s Performance Racing School.  The program is free to all new owners of Shelby GT350s and 350R Mustangs, ...

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Ja Rule and other Fyre Festival organizers have reportedly been banned from doing business in the Bahamas

Fyre Festival cofounders Billy McFarland and Ja Rule speak at the MusicNotes Conference in November 2016. MusicNotes Conf/Facebook The team behind the doomed Fyre Festival have been banned from doing repeat business in the Bahamas, TMZ reported, citing sources at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.  The Fyre Festival, which was supposed to be a weekend of luxury and music performances ...

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Tomi Lahren settles lawsuit against Glenn Beck and TheBlaze

Tomi Lahren in Pasadena, California. Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP Conservative media firebrand Tomi Lahren has settled her wrongful termination suit against former employer Glenn Beck and TheBlaze, the Dallas Morning News reported. “I am pleased to report that the parties have amicably resolved their differences,” Lahren’s lawyer, Brian Lauten, said in a statement obtained by CNN. Lahren is no longer bound by ...

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