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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:39:14 GMT
Turkish troops seize Syrian city center from Kurdish fighters
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday that Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel fighter allies have seized control of the town center of Afrin from Kurdish YPG fighters.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:08:44 GMT
Manic morning raises stakes for Mueller probe

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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:29:07 GMT
Russians vote as Vladimir Putin seeks tighter grip on power

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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:04:08 GMT
Sweden helping negotiate for Americans held in North Korea
Sweden is helping negotiate the release of three Americans held captive in North Korea, sources with knowledge of the negotiations tell CNN.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:18:57 GMT
All 6 victims recovered in Miami bridge collapse
After days of digging through 950 tons of steel and concrete, the remains of all six victims of the pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida have been recovered, authorities say.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:40:13 GMT
North Korea, US representatives to meet in Finland
Representatives of North Korea, South Korea and the United States are set to meet in Finland for talks on denuclearization, according to South Korean and Finnish officials.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:55:02 GMT
Facebook suspends data firm with Trump ties
Facebook has announced it is suspending Cambridge Analytica, a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, over concerns about violations of the social media site's policies.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 04:09:53 GMT
Professor sues Cambridge Analytica to find out what it knows about him
A New York professor filed a legal claim against a data company that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign in a British court Friday in a case that could shed light on how millions of American voters were targeted online in the run-up to the 2016 election.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 02:37:10 GMT
Airstrikes hit Syrian enclave where many are fleeing, activists say

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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:57:50 GMT
Trump's plan to tackle US opioid epidemic
President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country's opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire, a senior administration official tells CNN. The plan will likely include stiffer penalties for high intensity drug traffickers, including the possibility of the death penalty.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:00:28 GMT
Africa's only female president to resign over expense claims
The president of Mauritius will resign this week over claims she used a credit card provided to her by an NGO for personal expenses, her lawyer said.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 04:48:43 GMT
Xi Jinping is making sweeping changes to how China is run

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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:35:12 GMT
Pentagon identifies 7 killed in Iraq crash
Seven US service members were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in western Iraq, the US military said.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 04:00:57 GMT
Stormy Daniels' lawyer: Some alleged incidents took place during presidency
The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she's making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:17:23 GMT
How Melania is handling Daniels news
CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look at how first lady Melania Trump keeps a low profile after porn star Stomy Daniels' claims of an alleged sexual encounter with President Trump.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:26:27 GMT
Russia to US: We can turn the lights off
Homeland Security officials say that Russia tried to penetrate the US energy power grid, and left tracks to show its hackers had the ability to shut down the grid, but didn't. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:48:13 GMT
The West urgently needs a plan to stand up to autocrats
With elections knocking at the door, Russia's President Vladimir Putin -- whose victory on Sunday is in no doubt -- may be wondering just how many people will turn out to rubber-stamp his autocracy.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:28:45 GMT
Pennsylvania man, missing teen found in Mexico 2 weeks later
Nearly two weeks after a 16-year-old Pennsylvania girl vanished with a 45-year-old man, the pair was found Saturday in Mexico and the man was arrested, authorities say.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:10:57 GMT
Paul Callan: Trouble for Trump if Mueller meets Stormy

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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:39:09 GMT
Six Nations: Ireland defeats England to secure Grand Slam
St. Patrick's Day is always cause for celebration in Ireland, but this one will be extra-special.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:55:39 GMT
Moms took children to a mosque and live-streamed their hate-filled tirade
Two women were arrested Thursday after allegedly stealing items from a mosque and broadcasting the whole episode on Facebook Live, police say. In the videos, the women, with three children in tow, can be heard unleashing a steady stream of invective against Muslims.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:54 GMT
Black man beaten at Charlottesville rally is acquitted of assaulting protester
An African-American man was acquitted Friday on charges he assaulted a white protester last August at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, authorities said.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:44:12 GMT
Formula E: Vergne extends lead after controversial weekend
Formula E championship leader Jean-Éric Vergne extended his lead at the top of the driver standings with a sublime performance in Uruguay.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:24:42 GMT
The prison for Greenland's most dangerous criminals
Nestled into the stunning Arctic landscape with panoramic views of sparkling fjords and snowy mountains, Ny Anstalt could easily be mistaken for a luxury ski lodge. But this stylish complex in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, is actually a prison.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:17:08 GMT
Controversial video system to be used at World Cup
The use of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) is one of the most polarizing issues in modern football.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:19:10 GMT
Tinder sues dating app Bumble

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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:53:05 GMT
Snapchat loses $800M after Rihanna responds

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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:45:30 GMT
O.J. Simpson has a lot to say about Trump
O.J. Simpson is sharing his thoughts on some of the nation's most controversial figures.
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:02:00 GMT
Brazilians demand justice for slain politician
Thousands of angry and distraught Brazilians have taken to the streets to protest and mourn the shooting death of Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and a prominent critic of police killings in shantytowns.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:08:42 GMT
Ski lift goes berserk and sends people flying
Several people were injured after a ski lift in Georgia malfunctioned and started going rapidly in reverse.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:26:53 GMT
Murder probe into Russian exile's death
A murder investigation has been launched into the death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov following the results of a postmortem exam, British police said in a statement on Friday.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:34:13 GMT
He's blamed for 12 killings, 45 rapes -- and authorities don't know who he is
As her husband left for work, Jane lay in bed with her 3-year-old son on the morning of June 18, 1976. Then, she was abruptly awoken.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:27:25 GMT
Japan unveils new Shinkansen 'Supreme' bullet train
The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics may be two years away, but Japan is already flexing its transportation muscles.
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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:00:55 GMT
1,073bhp electric car unveiled
The established players in the global automotive industry like to call them "disruptors." They're the new kids on the block -- fresh money, bold ideas, an empowering lack of legacy to hold them back. And that makes them dangerous to the regulars, but plain exciting to everyone else.
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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:01:24 GMT
Irish tomb older than Stonehenge and pyramids
"It's a real sharing experience, to be in the dark waiting for the light," says Clare Tuffy, manager of Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre in Ireland's Boyne Valley.
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Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:27:23 GMT
How to fund a British stately home in the 21st century
Imagine if your home had turrets, a ballroom, or a maze in the garden. Some people's homes have all those things. But while life in a palace -- or a castle -- might sound like a fairytale existence, it costs a princely sum of money to run a stately home.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:21:59 GMT
Hamilton's 'personal growth' driving Mercedes forward
Lewis Hamilton just gets better and better.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:05:52 GMT
Accidentally famous: The psychology of going viral
Fame struck Adam Nyerere Bahner like a random bolt of lightning.
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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:42:17 GMT
Architect who changed world
Pioneering architect Zaha Hadid passed away two years ago this month. She was aged 65.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:58:50 GMT
Banksy protests Turkish artist's incarceration in new mural
Elusive British street artist Banksy has returned to New York to protest the incarceration of a Turkish artist who was imprisoned last year over a painting.
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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:20:45 GMT
Rob Crilly: If this is the apocalypse, I want my money back

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Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:28:07 GMT
Timothy Stanley: Why Trump is right to purge his Cabinet

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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:25:56 GMT
Nick Paton Walsh: West should stop feigning heartbreak over Syria
Distance commentary is never a healthy task. And with Syria, with the drumbeat of shrapnel in children and starving, drowsy mothers in the background, it often feels fraudulent -- as the writer is so far away from a reality seen only on YouTube.
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Fri, 09 Mar 2018 22:51:26 GMT
Afrin past, present and future being destroyed
The latest exclusive footage from inside Syria's Afrin region, which has been under Turkish bombardment for six weeks, shows devastation of historical sites and civilian areas. We meet a family which has lost most of its children to airstrikes. CNN's Hala Gorani reports.
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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 21:00:47 GMT
Opinion: Syria crisis snowballs -- and where is Trump?
Perhaps you didn't hear that, a few weeks ago, Americans were involved in a fierce battle in Syria involving, among others, Russians contractors and American forces. Many of the Russians -- the exact number is unknown -- were killed after a force made up of hundreds of Russian contractors and a militia allied with the Syrian regime attacked the Americans and their allies. When the US side came under fire, it responded with airstrikes, killing the Russians.
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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:30:59 GMT
Afrin residents caught up in Turkish offensive
Civilians caught in the middle of conflict: homes destroyed, hospitals bombed. Turkey's offensive in Afrin, Syria is now almost a month old. For the Yazidi minority, the ultimate fear is persecution. CNN'S Ben Wedeman reports.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:27:03 GMT
Manic morning raises stakes in Mueller probe

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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:24:32 GMT
Russia votes: Putin seeks re-election after 18 years in power
Russians vote Sunday in a presidential election widely expected to cement President Vladimir Putin's power for another six years.
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 05:51:52 GMT
'SNL' spoofs Trump camp firings
John Goodman and Bill Hader made appearances on "Saturday Night Live" to poke fun at notable firings from the Trump administration.
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