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Trump, on Twitter, upends U.S. relations with Qatar

Trump’s comments on Twitter marked a sharp reversal from the White House’s pledge just one day earlier to “deescalate” a feud in which Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries have formally cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and frozen travel to and from the oil-rich nation, accusing it of financing extremists and supporting Saudi Arabia’s regional rival, Iran.

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Big List of Scary Personal Data Websites + Opt Out Info

“People would care more about privacy if they knew how exposed they already are online,” says Geoffrey A. Fowler in his WSJ article Your Data Is Way More Exposed Than You Realize. I would have to agree. I hear this all the time: “I have nothing to hide.” The truth is, pretty much everybody does something online they have reason to keep private. The full article is ...

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Work + Skill + Luck + Risk = Big Success

A new book called Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker promises to reveal surprising facts about what really determines success. The publicity tour has generated several articles about how high school valedictorians are less successful than you might think: This is why class valedictorians don’t become millionaires Wondering What Happened to Your Class Valedictorian? Not Much, Research...

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