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American Apparel Men's Classic Jeans for $47 + free shipping w/ $50

Added: 22.02.2017 12:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

American Apparel offers its American Apparel Men's Classic Jeans in Medium Blue Wash, Indigo Rinse, or Black for $78. Coupon code "TAKE40" cuts it to $46.80. Pad your order to over $50 to bag free shipping, otherwise shipping adds $5. Excluding padding, that's tied with our mention from a month ago at $31 off list and the lowest price we could find. They're available in sizes 26 to 32, although not in all size/color combinations.
Note: This item is final sale and cannot be returned.

Acronis True Image 2016 for PC / Mac for $0 after rebate + $3 s&h

Added: 22.02.2017 12:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Newegg offers Acronis True Image 2016 1-User Backup & Recovery Software for Windows and Mac, model no. 817474011483, bundled with Disk Director 12 for $30. This $30 mail-in rebate cuts it to $0. With $2.99 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $37. Deal ends February 28.

NFL Rumor Roundup: Bears Shopping Jay Cutler, DeSean Jackson Back to Philly and More!

Added: 22.02.2017 11:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Bears shopping Jay Cutler and DeSean Jackson's possible comeback to Philadelphia headlines today's NFL rumor roundup.


Manchester United have world-class players in every position – Forster

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Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster is not focusing too much on Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of the EFL Cup final as Manchester United have "world-class players in every position". The Saints are seeking a first major honour since 1976 in Sunday's Wembley final, but find themselves coming up against Ibrahimovic and a United side in fine form. [...]

Columbia Men's Tuk Mountain Long Sleeve Shirt for $14 + free shipping

Added: 22.02.2017 11:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

Columbia offers its Columbia Men's Tuk Mountain Long Sleeve Shirt in Graphite Heather for $35. Coupon code "COLFEB17" cuts that to $14. Plus, Greater Rewards members receive free shipping. (Not a member? It's free to join.) That's tied with our mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find by $21. It's available in size L only. Deal ends March 1.

UK economy grows faster than thought

Added: 22.02.2017 10:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UK's economy did better than thought at the end of last year, but estimate for 2016 is cut.


EPA's Scott Pruitt enters a hotbed of anti-Trump resistance: his own agency

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Usually, new administrators at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are welcomed at headquarters without too much fanfare. That is, until today.  Scott Pruitt — the new EPA administrator nominated to the position by President Donald Trump — gave his welcome address to his agency Tuesday after garnering more "no" votes on the Senate floor than any other EPA nominee since the agency was founded in 1970.  SEE ALSO: One of the shortest bills ever was just introduced in Congress, it's basically just 'KILL THE EPA' In taking on the job, Pruitt is facing a daunting challenge: stiff resistance from within the agency itself, with current and former employees having protested his nomination, with some taking the nearly unheard of step of openly advocating for senators to vote "no" when it was brought to the Senate floor.  For some scientists in the agency, his first speech was probably the equivalent of Voldemort himself walking into Hogwarts and assuming the top job. Faces in @EPA crowd watching Pruitt be confirmed = Hogwarts student expressions when Umbridge becomes head of school. @jk_rowling — Perrin Ireland (@experrinment) February 21, 2017 Pruitt openly doubts mainstream climate science findings, including that human-caused emissions of greenhouse gases are the primary cause of global temperature increases. Pruitt was confirmed only hours after a judge in Oklahoma ordered the release of nearly 3,000 emails between Pruitt and fossil fuel companies from his time as attorney general. Those emails are due to be released by the end of the day on Tuesday. Pruitt quoted Muir's famous "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread" line in 1st speech to @EPA staffers. Clearly never read full passage: — Tim Sohn (@tfsohn) February 21, 2017 In his first speech to agency employees on Tuesday, Pruitt spoke of federal environmental regulations as needing to be tailored for the benefit of regulated parties, rather than to protect the public.  “Regulations ought to make things regular. Regulations exist to give certainty to the regulated,” he said. Pruitt clearly aims to shrink the agency's mandate and footprint, and is expected to quickly move to reverse the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which regulates global warming-pollutants emitted from coal-fired power plants, along with a landmark water pollution regulation.  As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt sued the EPA more than a dozen times, including in opposition to the Clean Power Plan. Pruitt did little to antagonize the EPA rank and file in his speech, saying, "civility is something that I believe in very much." But he also didn't say much that would immediately quell the internal resistance to him, either. “This environment in which we live today, forgive the reference, but it is a very toxic environment,” he said. “I seek to be a good listener.” Pruitt even went so far as quoting famous naturalist John Muir, who founded the Sierra Club, in his comments.  "We need to be open and transparent" says Scott Pruitt, new EPA administrator who refused to release emails btwn his office and industry — Natasha Geiling (@ngeiling) February 21, 2017 In response, the Sierra Club put out this blistering statement: "John Muir is rolling over in his grave at the notion of someone as toxic to the environment as Scott Pruitt taking over the EPA." A lot is at stake if and when Pruitt and the Trump administration move to dismantle the Clean Power Plan. The Obama administration had turned to the EPA to lead the charge on global warming, and without other rules to drive down emissions, getting rid of the Clean Power Plan would jeopardize America's ability to meet the emissions targets it agreed to under the Paris Climate Agreement.  Pruitt did not mention climate change, or any other specific environmental challenge, in his speech, instead giving general nods to the need to return more of a role for environmental protection to the states.  “We can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” he said. While his tone was conciliatory, Pruitt still has his work cut out for him in winning over rank and file staff members. One longtime EPA employee, who wished to remain anonymous because they were not authorized to speak to the press, said there were two notable absences in Pruitt's speech. The first was the lack of any mention of public health, which is part of the agency's mission.  In addition, the EPA staff member said it was "super condescending" to have Pruitt explain "obvious fundamentals of doing our jobs," such as following the laws set forth by Congress. "Really we have follow the statutes? Work well with states? You don't say." If you are a federal employee, scientist or citizen scientist who sees climate science and policy shifts at federal agencies and wishes to alert the media, we want to hear from you. Please send an email from your personal email account to You can also contact science editor Andrew Freedman via the secure messaging app Signal, with detailed information in his Twitter bio, or at BONUS: 2016 was Earth's warmest year on record, continuing a three-year streak

Dell U3417W UltraSharp 34″ Curved Ultrawide Monitor - $649.99

Added: 22.02.2017 8:58 | 4 views | 0 comments

Staples offers Dell U3417W UltraSharp 34" Curved Ultrawide Monitor for $649.99. ...


Nautica Men's Tapered Fit Natural Wash Jeans for $22 + free shipping

Added: 22.02.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Nautica offers its Nautica Men's Tapered Fit Natural Wash Jeans in Natural for $49.97. Coupon codes "SAVENOW" and "NAU37Q835R" stack to cut the price to $22.48. Plus, coupon code "FREESHIPAF" bags free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $12. They're available in sizes 30x30 to 38x34. Deal ends February 23.

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