Missouri high school football coach, team under fire for ‘illegal’ prayer after complaint from atheist group

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Source: MSN A Missouri school district is investigating whether a post-game prayer held by high school football players and coaches is “illegal.” The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the Cameron School District in late October accusing head coach Jeff Wallace and assistant coach David Stucky of proselytizing the players for holding post-game prayer at …

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The Water Wars that Defined the American West Are Heading East

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Source: MSN Water stress, a hallmark of the American West, is spreading east. The shift is evident on Casey Cox’s family farm in Georgia’s agricultural heartland, where she turned on five giant rotating sprinklers to see her sweet corn through weeks of hot, dry weather last spring. “If we hadn’t had irrigation, our crop would …

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PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion

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Source: MSN Money The economic impact of PG&E’s preventative power cuts could be upward of $2 billion, according to some estimates. The state’s largest utility company began cutting power for customers in Northern and Central California on Wednesday as a precautionary measure aimed at preventing the outbreak of wildfires. Amid peak fire season and forecasts …

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‘Nerd,’ ‘Nonsmoker,’ ‘Wrongdoer’: How Might A.I. Label You?

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Source: The New York Times ImageNet Roulette, a digital art project and viral selfie app, exposes how biases have crept into the artificial-intelligence technologies changing our lives. When Tabong Kima checked his Twitter feed early Wednesday morning, the hashtag of the moment was #ImageNetRoulette. Everyone, it seemed, was uploading selfies to a website where some …

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Snowden

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Source: The Guardian The world’s most famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, says he has detected a softening in public hostility towards him in the US over his disclosure of top-secret documents that revealed the extent of the global surveillance programmes run by American and British spy agencies. In an exclusive two-hour interview in Moscow to mark …

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