The ‘Walking Dead’ villain has a warped definition of rape in the zombie apocalypse

Warning: There are spoilers ahead for “The Walking Dead.” We need to talk about Negan. If you’ve been watching season seven of “The Walking Dead,” you may have noticed that in addition to having a penchant for smashing in brains and ironing faces, the foul-mouthed, bantering showman of the zombie apocalypse, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, has a messed up definition of rape. On Sunday’s episode, we see one of Negan’s Saviors, David, approach Sasha while she’s held captive. Sasha asks for a glass of water and David says he’d be glad to get her one if she’ll do something for him in return. He tears her shirt slightly and… Read More

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WATCH: John Legend Headlines Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary Celebration!

The 38-year-old musician performed Beauty and the Beast as well as some of his other hits like All of Me & Love Me Now Come back every day at 8:30 a.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from Time Inc. headquarters in New York City, and rebroadcast at 11:30 am EST. Get the absolute latest in celebrity news, real-life people stories & the best of fashion and food. Want even more? Watch clips from yesterday’s People Now. …read more Source:: People.com

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The Powerful Reason Why We're Celebrating Muslim Women's Day Today

On March 27, 2017, with only a few days left in women’s history month, we’re joining forces with MuslimGirl.com and a range of other publications from The Huffington Post to Teen Vogue to MTV to celebrate the inaugural Muslim Women’s Day . As the month of honoring those who have come before us draws to a close, we’re left reflecting on the power women have to drive meaningful change in the world — from shattering records in athleticism to changing the face of media to serving in public office. It’s a feel-good moment to remember how many amazing women have come before us and forged our world into what it… Read More

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5 simple tricks to make your coworkers like you

We all want to be liked. It’s safe to say that most people want to be liked at work, too — especially given that we spend an average of 1,353 hours a year on the job in the US. Forming good relations with your boss and coworkers can also be a huge boon to your career. Those personal connections can help you advance within your organization, and provide you with a network for later on in your career. Of course, some people will decry any attempt to achieve office popularity as shallow or a waste of time. And it’s true that your work should always come first — schmoozing will… Read More

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Supreme Court won’t restore $7.25B credit card swipe fees settlement

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard over credit card transaction fees. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving place a ruling by the federal appeals court in New York that tossed out the settlement in a lawsuit that began in 2005. A group of 19 merchants and trade groups claimed in the lawsuit that Visa and MasterCard conspired to fix fees charged to stores for handling credit card payments. A federal judge approved a settlement in 2013, but some retailers and consumer groups objected. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the proposed settlement was unfair… Read More

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Rachel Dolezal: ‘I Don’t Identify as African American, I Identify as Black’

“I don’t identify as African American, I identify as black,” said Rachel Dolezal to @SavannahGuthrie. https://t.co/dOAtGn96My — TODAY (@TODAYshow) March 27, 2017 Two years after her claim to be black caused nationwide outcry in 2015, Rachel Dolezal is back in the spotlight. Dolezal, who was an NAACP branch president when it was discovered she was born to white parents, appeared on the Today show Monday to promote her new memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World. “You know, the book was a difficult one to write, for sure,” she told Savannah Guthrie. “But I felt like it was kind of a little bit forced… Read More

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Facebook forays into header bidding (FB)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Facebook has confirmed the integration of header bidding technology with six ad tech companies, according to The Drum. Header bidding allows publishers to open up their ad space to more advertisers and levels the playing field for advertisers to bid on this inventory. In addition, header bidding improves upon programmatic auctions. While programmatic auctions accept a bid once it hits a minimum threshold, header bidding allows publishers to collect bids and then select the highest offer. Here are a few observations: The partners. Facebook’s initial partners include Amazon Publisher Services, AppNexus,… Read More

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5 fabulous Bay Area burger joints — with a few small bumps

There’s a reason cheeseburgers are considered the quintessential American food. Done right, they’re simply sublime. So we set out to find some of the best burgers around, from Super Duper’s super specimens — in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and soon, in the East Bay, too — to Lafayette’s Burger Bistro. Here’s the scoop. Burger Bistro Address: 965 Mountain View Drive, Lafayette Contact: 925-403-1164; www.bistroburgerlafayette.com Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. weekdays, 10:30a.m.-9 p.m. weekends Lafayette’s Burger Bistro isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel. And why should they? Burgers are delicious. As a society, we’ve come to an unspoken agreement about what the best toppings are (come right in, bacon) and what is… Read More

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