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This Day in History: Sept. 20

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On this day, Sept. 20 … 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in a “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match in the Houston Astrodome. Also on this day: 1873: Panic sweeps the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in the wake of railroad bond defaults and bank failures 1958: Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

‘Catastrophic flooding’ threatens heart of Texas oil industry

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Flooding from a tropical storm hit the Houston area on Thursday, with some calling the situation worse than Hurricane Harvey. Heavy rainfall inundated the Texas coast, flooding Houston and Beaumont, home to massive oil refining, petrochemical and export facilities. The storm was downgraded to just a tropical depression, but those classifications only measure wind speed. Read More

Managed Services & Hosting (MSH) Awards Winners announced

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Winners of the second annual Managed Services Awards were announced at a dinner in London on Wednesday following the UK Managed Services and Hosting Summit 2019. With categories ranging from projects to solutions, SMB to public sector, a busy awards dinner saw seventeen awards given to leading MSPs, vendors and channels. Read More

Managed Services Summit reveals need for planned strategies

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The 2019 UK London Managed Services & Hosting Summit on Wednesday 18 September revealed several indicators of an industry in transition – both internally and externally. Just as customers are getting harder to sell to because of competition and protracted buying processes, the industry itself is coming to terms with higher Read More

Christie Brinkley responds to Wendy Williams’ claim she faked her ‘DWTS’ injury: It’s ‘more fun to be kind’

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Christie Brinkley is responding to Wendy Williams‘ recent claims that the supermodel faked her“Dancing With the Stars” injury. During an appearance on “The Talk” on Thursday, the 65-year-old admitted she was shocked by Williams’ remark earlier this week that her accident —which left her with a broken arm –“looked fake as hell.“ “Wendy Williams started this rumor, Read More

Cameron Mathison shares health update amid kidney cancer battle: ‘It’s very good news’

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Cameron Mathison is out of surgery and on the mend. The co-host of “Home and Family” revealed that he received “very good news” after undergoing surgery last week in his battle against kidney cancer. Mathison told ABC News in a statement on Thursday, “We got the pathology report back yesterday and it’s very good news.” ‘ALL Read More

Biden ‘repeatedly’ assured Thomas he’d be confirmed, despite sexual harassment allegation: bombshell claim

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Bombshell new claims from a longtime friend and adviser to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas allege that then-Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Joe Biden, D-Del., “repeatedly” assured Thomas that he would be confirmed, despite concerns that Anita Hill‘s sexual harassment allegations would derail his 1991 Supreme Court nomination. The claim by Armstrong Williams, a radio host and former colleague of Thomas, seems Read More

Edie Adams’ son explains why her late husband Ernie Kovacs is seemingly forgotten in Hollywood

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Josh Mills is proud to run the estate of Ernie Kovacs, a man he’s never met who was married to his mother. The zany, mustachioed ‘50s star who is hailed as “the Godfather of Monty Python” and made an undeniable impact in comedy with his revolutionary use of special effects, died in a car crash in 1962 Read More

Reporter’s Notebook: Cokie Roberts’ important lesson for this journalist

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CAPITOL HILL – Cokie Roberts couldn’t talk to me at that particular moment. That’s understandable. She was doing her job. And, at the time, I was trying to get one. It was September 1993. I had just arrived in Washington, fresh out of graduate school at Miami University (of Ohio). I was looking for a job Read More

Behar jokes ABC should have ‘Dancing with the Liars’ show after Spicer’s debut

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“The View” co-host Joy Behar seemed to poke fun at former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday and slight her own network in the process. She and her co-hosts were reacting to Spicer’s Tuesday appearance on “Dancing with the Stars,” an ABC show that features celebrities dancing alongside professionals. “Here’s a good show for Read More