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Trump doctor wrote health letter in just 5 minutes as limo waited

nbcnews.com – by – Aug 26, 2:53 PM – Donald Trump's personal physician said he wrote a letter declaring Trump would be the healthiest president in history in just five minutes while a limo sent by the candidate waited outside his Manhattan office. Dr. Harold Bornstein, who has been…
Brian Stelter RT @HallieJackson: "Trump's Doctor" is now a top-ten @twitter trend tonight. Check out the piece, w/the @NBCNightlyNews video embedded: t.co/Ws8y4OBLy4
Marc Andreessen RT @HallieJackson: "Trump's Doctor" is now a top-ten @twitter trend tonight. Check out the piece, w/the @NBCNightlyNews video embedded: t.co/Ws8y4OBLy4
Chuck Todd RT @ajjaffe: Trump's doctor also says he "picked up [Trump's] kind of language and then just interpreted it to my own" t.co/bzD5lA7IIg
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Revealed: Fox News' 400-page oppo file on Gabriel Sherman

money.cnn.com – Brian Stelter – Aug 26 – Two full years before Sherman published a book about Roger Ailes, this book-length memo made the rounds inside Fox News. It has all the markings of 'opposition research' about a political enemy — which is precisely how Ailes viewed Sherman.
Brian Stelter RT @ChrisMegerian: Fox News compiled a 400-page research file on a reporter writing a book about Roger Ailes t.co/uMLAo9Sq8g
Brian Stelter RT @morgfair: Revealed: Fox News' 400-page oppo file on Gabriel Sherman t.co/pptfp2esUe via @CNNMoney by @brianstelter
Jonathan M. Katz Having one of these made about you is worth a shelf of Pulitzers. Good work @gabrielsherman. t.co/DyyjGKJHgo
andrew kaczynski Revealed: Fox News' 400-page oppo file on Gabriel Sherman t.co/mzyAk6hy4j via @CNNMoney
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Donald Trump broke the conservative media

businessinsider.com – Oliver Darcy – Aug 26, 12:05 PM – Sean Hannity, sitting comfortably in his air-conditioned New York studios on a hot August afternoon, was on a fiery rant. 'Honestly, I am tempted to just say I don't support any of you people ever,' he barked. The Fox News host and conservative…
Tim O'Reilly I am inevitably reminded of Danton, Robespierre, and the progress of the French revolution #DoesntEndWell t.co/d9vzNKVegX
XeniJardin RT @kylegriffin1: If you read one thing today, read @oliverdarcy's great piece: "Donald Trump broke the conservative media". t.co/0fIYXbUvAz
Kevin Schultz RT @sahilkapur: It's stunning to see conservatives talk about their party the way liberals have for years. t.co/JMfukJlGEf t.co/Z7puxlFXps
Henry Blodget RT @SopanDeb: If you read one thing today, read @oliverdarcy on how Trump "broke the conservative media." Great read. t.co/3dd5QeWlpJ
Sopan Deb If you read one thing today, read @oliverdarcy on how Trump "broke the conservative media." Great read. t.co/3dd5QeWlpJ
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Welcoming International Entrepreneurs: - The White House

Medium – The White House – Aug 26, 8:33 AM – Today marks an important step in attracting the world's best and brightest entrepreneurs to start the next generation of great companies and create jobs here in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing a proposed…
jason nicely done @whitehouse / @POTUS -- let's keep brilliant founders... umm.... in our country! t.co/jJbo1Nwipu
Marc Andreessen RT @sgblank: Instead of Build the Wall, white house proposes Leap over the Wall for startup founders who create jobs t.co/1fZfSO6j03
Daymond John RT @whitehouseostp: Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Welcome International Entrepreneurs → t.co/yMTxCNLqWL #ImmigrationAction
Dave McClure The White House: Welcoming International Entrepreneurs: t.co/5RrwSXBGHy #immigration #startupvisa @500Startups
Om Malik RT @whitehouseostp: Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Welcome International Entrepreneurs → t.co/yMTxCNLqWL #ImmigrationAction
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Climate Change Editor Search

nytimes.com – Aug 26 – Applicants should submit a resume, examples of previous work, and a memo outlining their vision for coverage to Dean Baquet and Sam Dolnick by Sept. 19. This vision is the most important part of the application. It should be specific and set clear…
XeniJardin RT @lpolgreen: Amazing job: shape the New York Times coverage of the most important story in human history: climate change. t.co/iQJzQnaql3
XeniJardin RT @jswatz: Be my boss! The NYT has been building up climate coverage for a while, but this promises new ways of telling stories t.co/a0aUurkXKv
Ben Casselman RT @TimHerrera: 3 *incredible* new editor jobs at NYT: Climate t.co/FmnPjCok1f Gender t.co/gDS4eMM5Sn Education t.co/W6E8Jx3IXN
jason Wait, I thought climate change wasn't real -- are you looking for a fiction writer @andrewrsorkin?! t.co/fKBjVPnXO1
Andrew Ross Sorkin One more....@nytimes is looking for a climate change editor t.co/gFHgzA7A7d
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Gender Editor Search

nytimes.com – Aug 26 – Applicants should submit a resume, examples of previous work, and a memo outlining their vision for coverage to Dean Baquet, Lydia Polgreen and Sam Dolnick by Sept. 19. Some important questions to wrestle with are: What audiences should we be…
Ben Casselman RT @TimHerrera: 3 *incredible* new editor jobs at NYT: Climate t.co/FmnPjCok1f Gender t.co/gDS4eMM5Sn Education t.co/W6E8Jx3IXN
Anil Dash RT @aminatou: dream job alert AND you get to work with @lpolgreen. icing on the cake! t.co/XXBz6l0d7z
Andrew Ross Sorkin .@nytimes is also looking for an editor to cover gender issues... t.co/qCch7hYIa6
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Trump and advisers remain split on how far to move toward the middle

washingtonpost.com – Aug 26 – Ten days after he appointed new campaign leadership, Donald Trump and many of his closest aides and allies remain divided on whether to adopt more mainstream stances or stick with the hard-line conservative positions at the core of his candidacy…
Sopan Deb This nugget: Ailes gaining influence on Trump. Campaign has said he has no formal role: t.co/ViXMLlXrCr t.co/vKGH0okupd
Sopan Deb Trump doesn't seem to know where he stands on the issue that made him the nominee: t.co/EqAYOuoOCT t.co/xCjJBqTRVa
Sopan Deb "... Trump tends to echo the words of whomever last spoke to him, making direct access to him even more valuable..." t.co/EqAYOuoOCT
Sopan Deb This is the exact kind of thing Trump mocked opponents over - too much consultant advice: t.co/EqAYOuoOCT t.co/aH2aqXvfdb
Patrick Minton How is it "valuable" if it doesn't lead to ACTION? t.co/fDjgJqWU48
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Are Index Funds Eating the World?

blogs.wsj.com – Jason Zweig – Aug 26, 12:46 PM – “Too much of a good thing,” said Mae West, “can be wonderful.” Too much of a good thing might also make investors wonder. Over the past year, $310 billion has fled actively managed funds run by people who try (and often…
Michael Parekh Too much of a good thing: "Are index funds eating the world?" #Finance t.co/qA8dSLC235 via @WSJMoneyBeat
Wall Street Journal Even the father of passive investing has warned of the potential for "chaos" if index funds get too popular t.co/pSxEyxqoVc
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Facebook is trying to get rid of bias by getting rid of humans

qz.com – Joon Ian Wong – Facebook will no longer employ humans to write descriptions for items in its Trending section, which attracted controversy over allegations of political bias in May. Topics appearing in the Trending section will now appear solely as a short phrase…
Brian Stelter RT @mcwm: SCOOP: Facebook fired its entire editorial staff on the Trending team, let them go with next to no severance t.co/ENWkMxt3pj
Mathew Ingram RT @brentmerritt: FB just put engineers in charge of deciding what's "newsworthy." t.co/d1F6t7gxCv
Ben Collins Seriously, Facebook, just deprecate Trending before you do more damage to society than you already have. t.co/1JbTrwkM8f
Ben Collins Get ready for InfoWars to be "newsworthy" because Facebook has no idea what it's doing. t.co/1JbTrw3bgH t.co/QGaw925Ek2
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The White House is planning to let more foreign entrepreneurs work in the U.S.

recode.net – Ina Fried – Aug 26, 8:00 AM – Photo by Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images It could soon get a lot easier for foreigners to come to the U.S. to grow their startup. After failing to get Congress to pass a “startup visa” as part of broad immigration reform, the Obama…
Recode The White House is planning to let more foreign entrepreneurs work in the U.S. t.co/LUkOhua6zm
Dave McClure RT @Techmeme: White House proposing rules to let foreign entrepreneurs with $345K+ in funding remain in US t.co/pnFb4hHEYx t.co/XAM7gt7xr0
Gabe Rivera RT @Techmeme: White House proposing rules to let foreign entrepreneurs with $345K+ in funding remain in US t.co/pnFb4hHEYx t.co/XAM7gt7xr0
Techmeme White House proposing rules to let foreign entrepreneurs with $345K+ in funding remain in US t.co/pnFb4hHEYx t.co/XAM7gt7xr0
Brad Feld Super psyched - this is the closest we will get to a Startup Visa without Congress - t.co/FdP1iGSmIH