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Parents of NYC bike path victim take step toward lawsuit.

The parents of a New Jersey man killed in a truck attack on a New York City bike path have filed a notice that they intend to sue the city and others in connection to his death.

- FOX News - US

New Jersey woman raises $325,000 for homeless Samaritan.

Kate McClure, 27, launched a page on GoFundMe.com that had raised $325,420 for the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., as of Friday afternoon. McClure said on the GoFundMe website she was driving on Interstate 95 one night last month when she ran out of gas. Using his last 20 dollars to make sure I could get home safe," McClure ...

- Yahoo! News - US

The big stores that track your every online move.

A study by Princeton researchers came to light earlier this month, revealing that over 400 of the world's most popular websites use the equivalent of hacking tools to spy on you without your knowledge or consent.

- Engadget - US

Wildlife officials hoping to capture bear that killed goat.

State environmental officials say a black bear that killed a goat at a New Jersey home will be euthanized if it's captured.

- FOX News - US

New Jersey Woman Raises More Than $200K for Homeless Man Who Bought Her Gasoline.

A New Jersey woman has raised more than $200,000 for a homeless man in Philadelphia who previously bought her gasoline when she unexpectedly ran out.

- Breitbart - US

Christie could be last N.J. governor caught on beach closed to the public.

This year's shutdown was mostly remembered for photos of Gov. Chris Christie lounging on an empty beach that he had ordered closed because of a budget impasse.

- Washington Post - US

Woman raises more than $248G for homeless man who helped her.

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $248,000 for the Good Samaritan.

- FOX News - US

Christie could be last caught on beach closed to the public.

New Jersey next governor could not enjoy a public beach during a state government shutdown as GOP Gov. Chris Christie did over the summer under a proposal moving in the Democrat-led Legislature

- ABC News - US

Planning to play at NJ online casinos? Four payment methods you should know about.

New Jersey online casinos provide a wide variety of options for both deposits as well as withdrawals to their customers. In fact,

- The Olive Press - ES

He Spent His Last $20 on Her, She's Raised $116K for Him.

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised $116,000 for the good Samaritan. Kate McClure, 27, started a GoFundMe campaign earlier this month after she said she ran out of gas on Interstate...

- Newser - US

The Data Transparency Lab strengthens its work on data transparency after investing over one million euros in three years.

- - • Barcelona becomes the permanent headquarters of the DTL Annual Conference, which will take place from 11 to 13 December. - • The DTL is a clear example of the various innovation projects that Telefónica develops at its headquarters in Barcelona. - • The Laboratory is currently sponsoring research ...

- WebWire - US

'What does consent on the dance floor look like?'

Here, I thought it looked like people dancing, but Princeton University's Sexual Harassment Assault/Advising, Resources & Education passed along this other view: Because apparently Princeton students have to be told , frequently , that it's okay for them to stop dancing if they aren't into it any more. (But what do I

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. Supreme Court. Some gambling industry officials, regulators and analysts think that a favorable ruling by the high court in New ...

- SFGate - US

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Woman Raises Over $60K for Homeless Man Who Helped Her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan, the AP reports. Kate McClure, 27, started a GoFundMe campaign earlier this month after she said she ran...

- Newser - US

Woman raises more than USD 60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than USD 60,000 for the good Samaritan.

- Zee News - IN

Man convicted in killing over New Jersey Devils hat comment

A man has been convicted of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat.

- FOX News - US

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him.

- FOX News - US

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the Good Samaritan.

- FOX News - US

Threats force schools to postpone Thanksgiving football game

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Police are investigating after school officials postponed a century-old Thanksgiving Day football game between two New Jersey high schools because of threats.

- Billings Gazette - US

Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. Supreme Court.

- Billings Gazette - US

Alabama Media Group Isn't Messing Around With Roy Moore's Silly Threat

Last week, we wrote about the truly ridiculous letter sent by Senate candidate Roy Moore's nutty lawyer, Trenton Garmon, threatening to sue Alabama Media Group for defamation for daring to write about reports of Moore's sketchy behavior towards girls and young women. In that piece, we noted that AMG made it clear it wasn't ...

- Techdirt - US

Authoritarianism, Politics, and Literature in Turkey

On November 16, Ece Temelkuran, Robert Finn, and Soner Cagaptay addressed a Policy Forum at The Washington Institute to discuss Temelkuran's most recent book, The Time of Mute Swans. Temelkuran is a distinguished Turkish author and journalist. Finn is a former lecturer on Turkish literature at Princeton University who has ...

- The Washington Institute - US

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics.

- Princeton University - US

Brent Colburn named Princeton vice president for communications and public affairs

Brent Colburn, a former senior communications and public affairs official at several cabinet-level federal agencies and currently the vice president for communications at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, has been named Princeton University’s vice president for communications and public affairs, effective Feb. 1. He ...

- Princeton University - US

New leadership initiative for students focuses on civil discourse and citizenship engagement

During Princeton University's fall break, a cohort of undergraduates met with leaders of think tanks, philanthropies and elected officials to cultivate their capacity for citizenship and leadership on campus and to prepare them for service and success in a global society.

- Princeton University - US

Airlines settle Twin Towers claim over 9/11 attacks

American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to a $95.1 million settlement with the developer of the World Trade Center over the September 11, 2001 attacks, ending 13 years of litigation. Insurers will cover the payout to World Trade Center Properties, owned by developer Larry Silverstein, according to court papers ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Some Of The World's Most Popular Sites Are Recording Your Keystrokes

Keyloggers are usually tools you might typically associate with hackers trying to steal your credit card information and passwords, but it seems that some of the world's most popular websites employ the tool, at least that's according to researchers from Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.Dubbed session ...

- Ubergizmo - US

Indictment returned against man in NYC bike path attack

A 22-count indictment was returned Tuesday against a New Jersey man in the slayings of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path in New York City.

- WRAL.com - US

Alabama Media Group Isn't Messing Around With Ray Moore's Silly Threat

Last week, we wrote about the truly ridiculous letter sent by Senate candidate Roy Moore's nutty lawyer, Trenton Garmon, threatening to sue Alabama Media Group for defamation for daring to write about reports of Moore's sketchy behavior towards girls and young women. In that piece, we noted that AMG made it clear it wasn't ...

- Techdirt - US

US Sleepwalking into Renewing Vast NSA Surveillance Law

Expand People arrive to commute to New York at the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey, U.S. July 10, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Several bills that would extend the US government's ability to grab and search vast numbers of communications without a warrant – including users' data from companies such as Google and Facebook – are ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Hundreds of websites record your every keystroke without you knowing

Hundreds of websites record your scrolling behavior, clicks and movements according to a study recently carried out at Princeton University. Among these are The Guardian, Reuters, Samsung, AlJazeera and WordPress.com. Most of us are aware that our searches, page views and even page scrolls are documented, but the report ...

- The Next Web - US

Accused Islamic State-inspired killer of eight in NYC bike path attack gets 22-count indictment

A 22-count indictment was returned Tuesday against a New Jersey man in the slayings of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path ...

- The Japan Times - JP

More than 480 web firms record 'every keystroke'

More than 480 web firms use keystroke-tracking software, according to researchers at Princeton.

- BBC - UK

More than 400 of the most popular sites are logging everything you type

400 of the world's most-visited sites are spying on you Researchers at Princeton University have uncovered one of the biggest security flaws on the internet 21 Nov 2017 Security

- PC PRO - UK

PPPL scientists deliver new high-resolution diagnostic to national laser facility

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have built and delivered a high-resolution X-ray spectrometer for the largest and most powerful laser facility in the world. The diagnostic, installed on the National Ignition Facility at the DOE's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Atheists sue New Jersey shelter over Catholic blessing of animals

A New Jersey animal shelter faces a suit to stop its annual blessing of stray dogs and cats on the grounds that it is unconstitutional.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Privacy: Use of session replay scripts means many websites essentially have built in keyloggers

The idea that what you do online is not a secret is something that we have all -- just about -- come to terms with. That said, most people still expect a modicum of privacy, and they certainly don't expect literally every keystroke they type to be logged by the websites they visit. But, say researchers at Princeton ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Newborn, mother and grandmother all share same birthday

PRINCETON, N.J. — A New Jersey family won't have trouble remembering three generations of birthdays.

- Billings Gazette - US

Go behind the scenes of the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which reportedly costs millions to produce each year

Sarah Jacobs The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has happened since 1924. A majority of the floats, balloons, and costumes are constructed inside their Moonachie, New Jersey warehouse. Business Insider got a tour of the warehouse to see the process behind the parade that's watched by millions. Inside a warehouse in ...

- Business Insider - US

Princeton senior Jordan Thomas awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Princeton University senior Jordan Thomas has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

- Princeton University - US

Sarah-Jane Leslie named dean of the Graduate School at Princeton

Sarah-Jane Leslie, the Class of 1943 Professor of Philosophy and a graduate alumna, has been appointed as the next dean of the Princeton University Graduate School, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

- Princeton University - US

Princeton dedicates Morrison Hall in honor of Nobel laureate and emeritus faculty member Toni Morrison

Princeton University dedicated the naming of Morrison Hall on Friday, Nov. 17, in honor of Toni Morrison, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, and the recipient of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.

- Princeton University - US

Princeton and Slavery Symposium explores U.S. history 'writ small,' reveals 'powerful and fruitful' research

The Princeton and Slavery Symposium, held Nov. 16-19 at Princeton University, featured panels, performances, guided tours, exhibitions, film screenings and a keynote speech by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.

- Princeton University - US

Your every keystroke is recorded by over 480 of the most popular websites in the world

Researchers at Princeton University are concerned about companies using session scripts being vulnerable to targeted hacks and leaking user data.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Avaya Helps Make Smart Schools Safer and Smarter

A keen focus on safety has led two schools on opposite sides of the county to develop best practices supported by an integrated, multi-faceted communications solution from  Avaya  and  Valcom, an Avaya DevConnect technology partner. Placerville Union School District in Northern California and Gottesman RTW Academy in ...

- WebWire - US

Chris Christie gets road named for him in home county

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting a legacy in his home county.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The idea of websites tracking users isn't new, but research from Princeton University released last week indicates that online tracking is far more invasive than most users understand. In the first installment of a series titled "No Boundaries," three researchers from ...

- Slashdot - US

Drug Lawyer Busted for Drugs, BWF: Barging in While Fabulous

A real-life, actual drug, DUI, traffic, family, business litigation, personal injury and real estate lawyer from New Jersey was recently arrested for possession of pure MDMA and trespass. And while drug lawyers get arrested all the time on drug charges , this guy's charges are a bit......

- FindLaw - US

Princeton Scholars: Opioid Crisis, Alcoholism, Suicide to Blame for Rising White Working Class Mortality Rate

Economist Angus Deaton and Princeton University Professor Anne Case explained in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that opioids, as well as the lack of jobs and community, has led to the rising mortality rates for America's white working class.

- Breitbart - US

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