November 28, 2015

Syrians in Nebraska plead: Don't turn your backs on refugees

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Rula Jabbour tells of how her father fled Syria when he was tipped off that a terror squad was on its way to kidnap and behead him.

Months later her cousin, pregnant with twins, was obliterated by a terrorist rocket fired on Syria's capital city.

So ...

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Reading Jim Scanlan in Tehran

(Paul Mirengoff) From time to time, I have directed the attention of Power Line readers to the work of James P. Scanlan. Specifically, I have linked to and discussed his analyses of disparate impact theory in various contexts involving allegations of discrimination. Years ago, Jim wrote a piece for the Midwest Quarterly on a very different subject — nuclear deterrence. It was called "Facing the Paradox of Deterrence." The paradox Jim posited

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Gunman, Slain Officer Identified Following Deadly Attack at Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado

Police said three people, including a police officer, were killed in the attack on Friday.

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What Makes An Industry Cloud Leader?

industrycloud Over the last several years at Emergence Capital we have seen an exciting new set of companies emerge that offer cloud solutions within a specific industry vertical — collectively known as "industry cloud" companies. The opportunity is enormous. In fact, many people don't realize that vertical-specific software represented the largest segment of the worldwide… Read More

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November 27, 2015

From The Daily Caller Archives: That Time Kate Upton Taught Us How To Dougie [VIDEO]

'Wait for it...'

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Author JK Rowling Finally Answers Enduring Harry Potter Question, Causing the Internet to Explode With 'Love' and 'Fury'

"My timeline just exploded with love & fury yet again."

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Police: Man Pulls Out Gun, Shoots Waffle House Employee in the Head After She Asked Him to Stop Smoking

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How's that river shaping up for you?

(Paul Mirengoff) In his article about the troubles at his alma mater, my Princeton alumnus friend noted the role of William Bowen, Provost from 1967 to 1972 and President from 1972 to 1988. Not content with screwing up Princeton, Bowen co-wrote (with former Harvard President Derek Bok) a defense of race-based preferential college admissions. The book bears the odd title The Shape of the River. In The Shape of the River, Bowen

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Chicago Black Friday Protesters Briefly Shut Down Stores, Barricade And Shove Shoppers

It was all over in a couple hours, though, and ended with a whimper

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Connecticut State Trooper's Dashcam Video Captures Seriously Scary Moment on Highway

State police say they released the video Friday to remind motorists about the dangers of being stopped on a highway.

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GOP Candidate Travels to Middle East to Meet With Syrian Refugees

"Who are the people who want to come in here and hurt us and want to destroy us?"

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Israel Says Will Not Take Action Against Russian Warplanes in Israeli Air Space

JERUSALEM – A senior Israeli Air Force commander said Thursday that the IAF will not take action against Russian warplanes if they encroach on Israeli air space.

The post Israel Says Will Not Take Action Against Russian Warplanes in Israeli Air Space appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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13-Year-Old Viral Sensation C.J. Pearson Disavows Conservatism — Here's Who He 'Could Get Behind'

"I'm tired of labels."

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Breaking Down Billion-Dollar AR/VR Investment In The Last 12 Months

fb-vr Augmented and virtual reality are the new hotness, as VCs and corporates get in on the act. While Facebook's multi-billion dollar acquisition of Oculus got everyone's attention early last year, it's only in the last 12 months that investments accelerated. Read More

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The 20 Best Unicorn Companies For Paying Software Engineers Top Dollar

software-engineer-unicorns Last week we brought you the 20 highest paying unicorns, based on median annual salary for all employees. This time around, we centered our search on the unicorns paying best for programmers. Read More

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A Chicago Man Suspected of Slaying a 9-Year-Old Boy Has Been Arrested and Charged With First-Degree Murder

"That gang just signed its own death warrant.."

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Dem. Congressman Alan Grayson Slams Ted Cruz: 'Call Me Crazy But I Think the President of America Should Be an American'

"So now we're counting Canadians as natural born Americans?"

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Cards Against Humanity Has Made Over $54K Selling Nothing On Black Friday

money shutterstock While chain stores everywhere are trying to get you to buy things in their physical and online marketplaces, one brand decided to sell absolutely nothing. For $5 a pop. That's right. The group behind the amazing and legendary card game Cards Against Humanity put nothing but a black screen and form to accept a credit card on their site this Black Friday: Why would people pay Cards… Read More

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Protesters in Chicago Block Store Entrances, Shut Down Traffic on Black Friday

"That needs to end. Too many have already died.."

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Build An Offshore Development Team That Won't Suck

island The No. 1 problem of almost every Silicon Valley entrepreneur is finding engineers. Developers in San Francisco are similar to apartments in San Francisco — really expensive, hard to get and even harder to keep. On top of a six-digit salary, bonuses and large stock packages, you've got to offer a super duper cool office, some unusual perks, etc. It doesn't have to be this way. Read More

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Obama Administration Warns States: Admit Syrian Refugees or Face 'Enforcement Action'

refugeesThe Obama administration is threatening states to comply with federal efforts to accommodate Syrian refugees in communities around the U.S. or face punitive action. "Accordingly, states may not categorically deny ORR-funded benefits and services to Syrian refugees," Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Director Robert Carey wrote in the letter to states this week. "Any state ...More

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Alan Grayson: I'll file suit if 'Canadian' Ted Cruz wins nomination

Rep. Alan Grayson said Wednesday that he plans to file suit if Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, wins the Republican presidential nomination.

Speaking with liberal Fox News radio host Alan Colmes, Mr. Grayson, a Florida Democrat, called the 2016 Republican presidential lineup "appalling."

"It's resolved ...

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Michael Moore Launches #MyHomeIsOpen Website To Help Americans House Refugees

mooremichaelLiberal filmmaker Michael Moore launched the "My Home is Open" campaign on his official website Friday to encourage Americans open their own homes to refugees. Americans can register their own homes as shelters for Syrian refugees on the website. "I'm asking anyone who can, anyone who has spare rooms in their homes or an empty ...More

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Officers Shot Near Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood

At least three police officers and an unknown number of civilians were injured in a shooting near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said.

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How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search

mobile-cv-resume1 Searching for a job is just like dating, banking or procrastinating on chores until someone else does them: It's something we all have to do. So why shouldn't the job search be the basis for mobile apps, like those other adult obligations? Over the past couple of years, it has. As 2015 turns to 2016, the job search is now squarely the business of mobile technology, with the tedium… Read More

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