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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, 19 Jan 2022 00:48:52 GMT
Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee
The House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has subpoenaed and obtained records of phone numbers associated with one of former President Donald Trump's children, Eric Trump, as well as Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is engaged to Donald Trump Jr., sources tell CNN.
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Thu, 06 Jan 2022 17:16:46 GMT
1 year later, mentioning January 6 at a Trump event doesn't go well
CNN's Donie O'Sullivan talks to Trump supporters one year after the Capitol attack. Many are in denial.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:32:21 GMT
Fans in China racially abuse American basketball player
American basketball player Sonny Weems has been subjected to racial abuse from fans while playing in China.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:07:57 GMT
Minority owner in NBA team stirs controversy after saying: 'Nobody cares about what's happening to the Uyghurs'
The Golden State Warriors have distanced themselves from comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya, a part owner who said that "nobody cares about what's happening to the Uyghurs."
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:32:36 GMT
Putin and Biden are caught in a high-stakes gamble over Ukraine

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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:10:46 GMT
Former Ukrainian president on how to handle Putin
CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about how he'd deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin as tensions escalate between Russian and Ukraine.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:32:05 GMT
Omicron might mark the end of pandemic -- unless a certain scenario happens, Fauci says

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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 04:51:57 GMT
TV host's on-air anti-vaxxer rant goes viral
In an on-air diatribe directed at anti-vaxxers, Mexican news presenter Leonardo Schwebel demanded they put on masks and "stop hitting the brakes for the entire world". CNN's Hala Gorani has more.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:04:31 GMT
Trump looks to 2022 to rebrand his legacy a year after leaving office
When Donald Trump arrived in Florida one year ago to begrudgingly settle into his post-presidential life, he did not have a plan.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:47:41 GMT
'Unity is elusive' as Biden enters second year as president
A year has passed since Joe Biden became president. CNN's Jeff Zeleny looks at the Biden administration's successes and struggles over the past 12 months.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:59:08 +0100
First images of Tonga volcano damage show communities covered in thick ash

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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:44:42 GMT
A drone attack in Abu Dhabi could mark a dangerous turning point for the Middle East. Here's what to know
A deadly drone attack in the heart of the United Arab Emirates' capital has thrust the Middle East into uncharted waters at a time when the region's leaders have sought to heal years-long rifts.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:10:10 GMT
Painting confiscated by Nazis at center of US Supreme Court hearing
In a case involving a Nazi confiscation of a Jewish family's painting, the Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with how federal courts should decide whether California law or a foreign country's law should apply.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 21:11:02 GMT
Microsoft to make one of the biggest tech industry acquisitions in recent years
Microsoft announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind blockbuster hits like "Warcraft," "Overwatch" and "Call of Duty," in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion. Microsoft says that the move will make the company the third-largest gaming company by revenue, after Tencent and Sony.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:06:50 GMT
Indonesia names new capital, approving shift from Jakarta
Indonesia has named its new capital Nusantara, as lawmakers approve the shift from Jakarta to Kalimantan -- a jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:49:27 GMT
International airlines suspend some US flights over 5G issue
Several international airlines say they will cancel flights into the US starting Wednesday amid uncertainty about interference between new 5G cell phone service and critical airplane technologies.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:07:37 GMT
Dutch version of 'The Voice' pulled off air amid sexual misconduct allegations
The Dutch version of "The Voice" has been suspended pending an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations surrounding the popular talent series.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:08:33 GMT
New EU President immediately questioned on her views on abortion
Maltese center-right politician Roberta Metsola has been elected as the new European Parliament President, a week after the body's previous head David Sassoli died suddenly, and she immediately faced questions around her stance on abortion rights.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 22:12:09 GMT
How Rep. Jamie Raskin found purpose after tragedy
Congressman Jamie Raskin talks about losing his son Tommy to suicide, the January 6th insurrection and preserving democracy in America
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:03:37 GMT
Xi Jinping urges West not to 'slam the brakes' by hiking interest rates too quickly
China is urging central banks in the West not to hike interest rates too fast to fight inflation as it goes in the other direction to battle a sharp economic slowdown.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:11:45 GMT
FBI and European police take down servers used in 'major international cyberattacks'
The FBI and police from multiple European countries and Canada have taken down 15 computer servers that were used in "major international cyberattacks," law enforcement agencies said this week.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:17:25 GMT
Boris Johnson denies he was warned 'BYOB party' was potential breach of Covid-19 rules
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied claims he was told in advance that a "bring your own booze" party held in the garden of his residence at the height of a national lockdown was a potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:43:09 GMT
Haberman reveals what she thinks are Trump's 2022 plans
New York Times reporter and CNN analyst Maggie Haberman discusses Ann Coulter's comments that "Trump is done" and his future as a political leader in the GOP.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 08:39:02 GMT
Body of LGBTQ advocate and brother of ex-Miami mayor discovered in landfill
The death of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, after his body was discovered in a Florida landfill.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:19:05 GMT
Rabbi 'overflowing with gratitude' for community following hours-long hostage standoff
Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker's voice quavered Monday night as he described his emotions since he and three others escaped a hostage situation at his synagogue Saturday.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:09:35 GMT
Rabbi recounts moment he escaped from synagogue gunman
CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who recounts the moment he and three others escaped after a gunman held them hostage for 11 hours at Congregation Beth Israel, a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:25:06 GMT
Ex-Trump officials hold call to strategize against former boss' efforts in 2022 and 2024
Around three dozen former Trump administration officials, disillusioned with their former boss and concerned about his impact on the GOP and the nation, held a conference call last Monday to discuss efforts to fend off his efforts to, in their view, erode the democratic process, several participants told CNN.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:18:10 GMT
Cillizza: Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell
Lindsey Graham has a message for Mitch McConnell if he wants to lead the Senate GOP after the 2022 midterms: have a working relationship with Donald Trump or get out. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza unpacks McConnell's tumultuous relationship with Trump and why being on good terms with the former president is crucial to leading the Republican Party moving forward.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:58:47 GMT
Oil prices will surge to $100 this year, Goldman Sachs warns
Goldman Sachs is now calling for oil prices to hit $100 a barrel later this year and continue rising in 2023, signaling higher prices at the pump are on the way.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:23:17 GMT
Florida woman walking her dog survives bear attack
A woman walking her dog was attacked and injured by a bear, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:11:31 GMT
Sidney Poitier's death certificate indicates he died of heart failure
A death certificate for legendary actor Sidney Poitier, who died on Jan. 6 at age 94, lists heart failure as the cause of his death.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:45:55 GMT
Artist behind viral image of Black fetus speaks out
Nigerian medical student and illustrator Chidiebere Ibe speaks with CNN's Zain Asher about his intentions behind a now viral image of a Black fetus in a womb and why he thinks it struck a chord.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:41:04 GMT
Your eyes hold the key to your true biological age, study finds
The eyes may offer a "window into the soul," as poets say, but they also have a lot to say about your health.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:58:51 GMT
King Tut's tomb had a scepter. This ancient burial had something entirely different
This may be the world's oldest surviving evidence of supersize thirst quenchers. Mysterious scepters found in an ancient burial mound could actually be giant drinking straws -- and they were used to consume mass quantities of beer.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:20:11 GMT
Iliza Shlesinger welcomes baby girl and is already finding humor in parenting
Iliza Shlesinger is a mom.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 21:46:58 GMT
'I'm sixty but sexy!' Jim Carrey shares hilarious video on Twitter
Jim Carrey celebrated his 60th birthday and marked the milestone event with a hilarious Twitter video.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:43:18 GMT
A 555.55-carat black diamond believed to come from space is going on sale
A 555.55-carat black diamond that is truly from out of this world has been unveiled by auction house Sotheby's Dubai.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:38:42 GMT
Naples' new tourist site rewrites ancient history
It's world-famous for the Roman ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 C.E., but the latest tourist attraction in Naples shows a very different side of the city.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:56:26 GMT
The best ever A380 airline stunts
When you've already sent a stuntwoman in flight attendant uniform up the world's tallest building, it can be hard to think of what trick to pull next.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:44:24 GMT
Woman takes selfie as car sinks down frozen river in Canada
With the help of a kayak and some quick thinking, residents near Ottawa, Canada saved a driver whose car partially plunged through the ice along the Rideau River, Ottawa Police said in a statement. Onlookers took stunning videos showing the car speeding across the frozen river and the driver standing on top of the car, taking selfies during the rescue. CNN's Laura Jarrett reports.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:22:38 GMT
Is this 12-year-old the future of women's tennis?
Ksenia Efremova hadn't even turned three years old and her mother already had the feeling her daughter was destined to become a star.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:33:13 GMT
$388 million funding cut will force the BBC to cancel shows
The BBC has warned that it will be forced to slash services and cancel shows after the UK government froze its main source of funding, resulting in a budget shortfall of roughly $388 million.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:05:53 GMT
'I'm just so embarrassed': Bono really isn't U2's biggest fan
U2 may be one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, but its lead singer Bono is harboring some grievances around the group's name and the songs he's written and performed throughout their 46 years together.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 03:04:54 GMT
Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter's teacher to homeschool during the pandemic
Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter's teacher during the early months of the pandemic in order to get homeschooling done.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:13:22 GMT
Hear controversial comment that sparked backlash from Golden State Warriors
John Berman and Patrick McEnroe discuss recent comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya, minority owner of the Golden State Warriors basketball team, when he downplayed China's human rights abuses against the Uyghurs.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:13:49 GMT
Amy Schumer 'feeling good' after endometriosis surgery and liposuction
Amy Schumer looks strong and healthy, revealing that she finally feels good following surgery for endometriosis and liposuction.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 03:03:45 GMT
Some Trump-era White House documents set to be turned over to Jan. 6 panel
The National Archives plans to release four pages of Trump-era White House documents to the House on Wednesday, in what appears to be the first time the committee that's investigating the January 6 riot would get records that former President Donald Trump wants to keep secret.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:53:13 GMT
Analysis: Why a top GOP recruit didn't want any part of the Senate
Back in the fall, despite favorable political winds for their party and a heavy courtship, Senate Republicans were unable to convince New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu to jump into the race against Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan, one of their top 2022 targets.
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:28:08 GMT
Omicron might mark the end of pandemic, unless a certain scenario happens, Fauci says
• CDC moves 22 new destinations into its highest-risk level for travel
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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:55:09 GMT
First images emerge of Tonga after eruption
• Video shows underwater eruption
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