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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.

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 03:15:57 GMT
Leaked Covid-19 report calls for mass homicide charges against Jair Bolsonaro

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:07:07 GMT
John King: I have multiple sclerosis and I'm grateful you're all vaccinated
CNN's John King reveals he has multiple sclerosis and stresses how important being vaccinated is to help protect immunocompromised people like himself.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 04:03:25 GMT
Donald Trump (yet again) proves there's no bottom
Roughly 24 hours after the death of Colin Powell, Donald Trump proved, again, that he is utterly incapable of empathy, grace or even common decency.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 00:30:21 GMT
What the Bannon criminal contempt charge means
Members of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol have shown they're willing to pursue criminal contempt referrals against witnesses who refuse to comply with the panel's subpoenas.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 19:01:14 GMT
Why large age gaps in marriages are declining
A while ago, my friend told me a 30-year-old friend of ours was engaged to marry a 50-year-old.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 02:15:20 GMT
Covid vaccine misinformation: These doctors are part of the problem
She was a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show -- an Ivy League-educated OB-GYN who often spoke about women's health and holistic medicine.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 04:10:18 GMT
All passengers safely escape after plane crashes outside Houston
No major injuries were reported when a Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people struck a fence and erupted in flames while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:41:31 GMT
Bill Gates was told to stop 'inappropriate' emails with Microsoft employee in 2008, report says
Years before Microsoft's board investigated a romantic relationship that founder Bill Gates had with an employee, Gates was told by fellow executives to stop inappropriately emailing with a different employee, Microsoft confirmed on Monday.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:07:26 GMT
'Disgraceful': Don Lemon on Fox News coverage of Powell's death
Minutes after learning about the death of Gen. Colin Powell, Fox News used his death to share Covid-19 vaccine misinformation. CNN's Don Lemon reacts.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 03:23:21 GMT
North Korea says its latest ballistic missile test was launched from a submarine
North Korea said it successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile from a submarine on Tuesday, state news agency KCNA reported Wednesday.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:47:45 GMT
Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows, police say
The five victims of last week's attack in Norway were all stabbed to death, rather than killed by bow-and-arrow as previously thought, police said Monday.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 01:00:47 GMT
Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:43:20 GMT
15 of the world's most spectacular airport landings
There's a lot to love about travel. Experiencing a new culture. Eating great food. Staying in top notch hotels... and landing in a new airport.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:33:57 GMT
One year on, a mother reveals horror of finding dying son amid carnage at Lekki toll gate
When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on October 20, 2020, she immediately thought of her son who had earlier left home to join the hundreds of young people protesting against police brutality at the site.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:18:03 GMT
Diver finds 900-year-old Crusader sword with three-foot blade
A scuba diver has found a 900-year-old Crusader sword with a three-foot blade off the coast of Israel.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:58:54 GMT
FIFA 'deeply concerned' at social media footage of DR Congo Under-20 women's national team
Football's world governing body FIFA says it's "deeply concerned" at images that have recently emerged on social media of the Congolese Under-20 women's national team.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 00:03:26 GMT
County reaches $25 million settlement with victims of Parkland massacre, attorney says
A $25 million settlement has been reached between the Broward County School Board and 52 victims of the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, according to an attorney for some of the victims.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:56:19 GMT
Man falls to death after dangling from hot air balloon
A man dangling from the basket of a hot air balloon fell to his death onto a road in Israel on Tuesday, police said.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 02:47:08 GMT
FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch
The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russia oligarch Oleg Deripaska, according to an FBI spokesman.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:24:27 GMT
Drone operator will try to rescue dogs from La Palma volcano
A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped near a volcano in the Canary Islands, by catching them with a remote-controlled net and flying them out over a stream of lava.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 01:07:18 GMT
'Not surprised:' Lawmaker reacts to Trump suing Jan.6 committee
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in DC District Court against the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection and the National Archives in an effort to keep records from his presidency secret by claiming executive privilege. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) discuss.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 01:44:41 GMT
Celebrating the tastes of Chinese American bakeries
In an age when Chinese food is no longer foreign to international audiences, with diners willing to embrace its many regional cuisines, there's one culinary area that has yet to receive much attention globally -- baking.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:24:26 GMT
Quake off Greece's Karpathos shakes eastern Mediterranean
An earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday, shaking towns and cities across the eastern Mediterranean, witnesses and media said.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:46:02 GMT
WHO-led program aims to buy antiviral Covid-19 pills for $10

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:39:35 GMT
Three children killed in airstrikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region, UN says
Three children were killed and one person was injured in Monday's airstrikes in Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, the United Nations said Tuesday.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:43:49 GMT
Toys stuck in supply chain chaos off LA coast
Approximately 200,000 shipping containers remain gridlocked off the coast of Los Angeles as pandemic-related disruptions continue to affect various supply chains. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich explains how this delay is going to hurt our holiday shopping.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:12:40 GMT
India moves thousands of Kashmir migrants to secure locations after deadly attacks
Indian authorities have moved thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir to safer locations overnight, while hundreds have fled the Himalayan valley after a wave of targeted killings, two security officials said on Monday.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:17:51 GMT
China reportedly tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile
Experts are concerned about China's military capabilities after a report that the country recently tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. CNN's Brian Todd has more.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 06:24:27 +0200
Patience is a virtue but it doesn't have to be so painful. Dr. Gupta explains why.

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:51:49 GMT
Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto tests positive for Covid-19
Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto has tested positive for Covid-19.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:11:08 GMT
See the moment hundreds of political prisoners were released
Myanmar's junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon's Insein prison, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing local media. It follows the junta's announcement that it would free more than 5,600 people arrested for protesting against military rule since a coup. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:56:10 GMT
Massive flooding forces couple to float to their wedding in cooking pot
When floods hit southern India, it looked as though a young couple would be unable to make their wedding. But they managed to reach the temple by floating through the flooded streets in a giant metal cooking pot.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:59:50 GMT
Australia offers payments of up to $3,700 to help people leave violent partners
The Australian government is offering one-off payments to help people leave violent relationships.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:47:23 GMT
Dead mouse at school board member's doorstep. Hear her response
Carolyn Waibel was a school board member in St. Charles, Illinois, working to maintain Covid-19 mandates in schools until the "unrelenting harassment," vandalism to her home and a dead mouse left on her doorstep pushed her to resign. CNN's Brianna Keilar speaks to Waibel about her decision.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:32:15 GMT
The year's most stunning architectural photos revealed
Images of a cube-shaped office building in Berlin and a soaring Chinese skyscraper complex are among the finalists in the prestigious Architectural Photography Awards.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:59:09 GMT
Angelina Jolie makes rare appearance with kids
Angelina Jolie and most of her children recycled some old looks for a new movie premiere.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:53:42 GMT
Emma Raducanu lands new gig with luxury fashion house
Emma Raducanu has been named a Dior ambassador just over a month after winning the women's singles title at the 2021 US Open.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:15:41 GMT
A fully solar-powered campervan has just driven through Europe
Traveling along the highways of Europe, a campervan named "Stella Vita" has driven almost 2,000 kilometers (1,242 miles) without stopping for fuel or plugging in to charge.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:14:30 GMT
Viral 'video wizard' reveals his best tricks
Visual effects artist Kevin Parry has always wanted to be a magician. Now, he creates "magical" videos with illusions and stop-motion animation.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:27:32 GMT
New 620-mile railway connects China and Laos
China's intense railway expansion has marked a new milestone with the official opening of a new track that pushes beyond its own frontiers into its southern neighbor Laos.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:33:25 GMT
A ray gun-like device helps scientists see plants in a different light
Scientists are aiming little ray gun-like devices, called leaf clips, at plants in an attempt to better understand biodiversity as environments respond to the climate crisis.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:59:16 GMT
13-year-old pug goes viral for his adorable daily ritual
A 13-year-old adopted pug has over 1.7 million followers on TikTok for his hilarious forecasts of the future. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:45:50 GMT
Djokovic's Australian Open title defense in doubt over vaccination status
Australia's Victoria state will not do special deals with unvaccinated athletes to allow them to compete at major events, an official said on Tuesday, putting Novak Djokovic's Australian Open title defence and bid for the Grand Slam record in doubt.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:21:43 GMT
Kanye West has officially changed his name
Kanye West is no more. After filing paperwork to change his name, the rapper, born Kanye Omari West, finally got what he asked for, and will be legally known as "Ye."
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Mon, 18 Oct 2021 16:28:06 GMT
Man catches shark weighing in at over 500 pounds
Man catches 13-foot hammerhead shark off the coast of North Carolina. CNN affiliate WSOC reports.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:10:11 GMT
Saudi Arabia to launch enormous oil themed 'extreme park'
Saudi Arabia may be trying to reduce its dependency on oil, but that hasn't stopped the Arabic kingdom from using its petroleum industry as inspiration for a brand new tourist attraction.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:26:07 GMT
New NASA telescope will observe star birth and death in the Milky Way's evolution
The Milky Way is ready for a close-up. A new space telescope being developed by NASA will launch in 2025 to help scientists better understand the evolution of our galaxy.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:38:54 GMT
The German striker taking the world of esports by storm
There is a young German forward, playing in the Bundesliga, who scores hundreds of goals every week.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:19:34 GMT
What actually happened during GameStop mania?
In late January, there was one question on the minds of investors: How did a struggling mall-based video game retailer became Wall Street's hottest stock, seemingly overnight?
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:27:22 GMT
The reality of vaccinated people dying from Covid-19
Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday of Covid-19 complications. His family announced that he was fully vaccinated. He was 84 years old, and had multiple myeloma, a blood cancer.
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