September 15, 2015

Pro-Bush 'Super PAC' Online Ad Says Trump in 'Dark Place': NYT

The minute-long video by Right to Rise contrasts "brighter path" of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with Donald Trump's "most caustic remarks," NYTimes reports. PAC supports Bush campaign for Republican presidential nomination

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Mitch McConnell to force tough votes on Iran, 4 U.S. prisoners

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he'll force tough votes this week on whether senators back Iran over Israel and over four American prisoners still being held by the regime in Tehran as all sides scrambled for ways to stiffen the nuclear deal President Obama reached with the ...

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Meet Rob Gronkowski's Smoking Hot Cheerleader Girlfriend [SLIDESHOW]

In 21 hot photos

Via: The Daily Caller

Read the Facebook Post a Police Chief Penned on Black Lives Matter That Led to His Sudden Retirement

"Open letter from a Police Chief…"

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Follow Tomorrow's GOP Debate at Power Line Live

(John Hinderaker) The second Republican presidential debate is coming up tomorrow evening on CNN. What better way to watch it than with a few hundred or thousand fellow conservatives? The audience for tomorrow's debate should be huge, and it could be a make or break event for several candidates who have not been able to break out of the pack. So: plan to sign in to Power Line Live tomorrow. The undercard

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Republican undercard candidates look to move to main bout

The Republican 2016 hopefuls relegated to Wednesday's preliminary GOP presidential debate have a new sense of urgency after their ranks were culled last week with the withdrawal of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry from the race and the elevation of one of their own, Carly Fiorina, to the main stage.

...

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When Asked About Playing Crime Boss Whitey Bulger, Johnny Depp Gives Answer That Has Many Infuriated

"Johnny Depp made an utter fool of himself…"

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Joe Biden Decries Donald Trump's 'Sick Message' on Hispanic Immigrants

The vice president made his remarks during a Hispanic heritage event at his home at the Naval Observatory.

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Final Lineup for the Radio Tomorrow Morning

(Steven Hayward) Okay, I've got the guest lineup set for the Bill Bennett "Morning in America" show tomorrow.  We'll be doing a comprehensive preview of the GOP debate tomorrow night, and I'll offer a couple of novel predictions of my own that I haven't heard anyone else make so far. At 6:35 eastern I'll welcome Pete Wehner, to talk about, among other things, his recent Commentary.com column "Donald Trump: What the Founders

Source: Power Line

Uber Is Appealing Judge's Recent Class Action Ruling

uber app on street Uber is appealing U.S. District Judge Edward Chen's recent ruling that a case against the car-hailing startup can proceed as a class action lawsuit. This comes as no surprise, given that Uber said it would likely appeal the judge's decision. When the ruling came out earlier this month, Uber lawyer Ted Boutrous said the case is based on "several key legal errors" and… Read More

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Brock Refuses To Apologize For His 'Dirty Work' Linking Sanders To Hugo Chavez

The post Brock Refuses To Apologize For His 'Dirty Work' Linking Sanders To Hugo Chavez appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Russian aid to Syria latest example of Obama's inability to confront Putin, critics say

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended sending more military aid to Syria, and he blasted the U.S. for creating a refugee crisis by its actions against Syrian President Bashar Assad, drawing a rebuke from the Obama White House, which has struggled for years to counter Russia's moves on the ...

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South Dakota Delegation Petitions Supreme Court To Overturn Roe

'Many dangers to the health and life of the mother'

Via: The Daily Caller

Latest on Flooding: Fourth Body Found in Zion National Park Bringing Death Toll in Area to 16

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Biden Slams Trump and 'Xenophobia' of Republicans as Crowd Chants 'Run Joe Run'

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The Best Things Come In Threes

gp-threes The '80s were fun, fabulous and economically stimulating. What brought us Michael Jackson, the Sony Walkman, Star Wars and Pac-Man also ushered in the era of Analytics. Toyota pioneered just-in-time manufacturing, retailers deployed bar code scanners and ATMs became widespread. The world was being digitized. Read More

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Woman Throws Dog Poop in Cop's Face

poo12n-1-webAn Australian woman was returning home from walking her dogs last week when officers wouldn't allow her back inside her residence. A car accident required police to temporarily block foot traffic, but that wasn't gonna stop this pedestrian from getting back into her home. A woman gave two Australian police officers, who were keeping her from accessing her home as they ...More

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Obama Admin Backs NY-NJ Gateway Tunnel Project: WH Spokesman

"The Gateway Tunnel is a critical infrastructure project for the states of New Jersey and New York, and more broadly for the entire region," says Asst. WH Press Sec. Frank Benenati in e-mail comment. Plan would create high-speed rail route to alleviate bottleneck along the Northeast Corridor NOTE: Project similar to Access to the Region's Core (ARC) cancelled in Oct. 2010 by N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. Related story: Christie's Political Ambitions Confront Need for U.S. Tunnel Aid

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Gun-control advocates hope recent wins signal changing tide

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - It's long been conventional wisdom that fighting for gun control is a good way to end a politician's career.

But advocates of tighter gun laws are pointing to a pair of victories in the Pacific Northwest as evidence that the tide is shifting.

Last year in ...

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37 Fraternity Members Charged In Hazing Death

Chun Hsein Deng died in 2013 during a fraternity retreat

Via: The Daily Caller

With Six Words, Rand Paul Makes It Clear He Plans to Unload on Donald Trump During CNN Debate

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What Did GOP Hopefuls Learn From First Debate?

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann look back at what worked and what didn't for the Republican candidates at the first debate in Cleveland in August.

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Center for Medical Progress's Latest PP Video: "Everything We Provide Is Fresh"

(John Hinderaker) The Center for Medical Progress released its latest Planned Parenthood video today. It is around 12 minutes long, and is compiled from several original videos which CMP also released, in full, unedited form, on its YouTube page. This latest video features a number of Planned Parenthood employees or representatives (the organization's structure is unclear to me) talking about selling babies' body parts. The conversation is frequently creepy enough to be

Source: Power Line

Bernie Sanders To Meet With Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson

To meet Wednesday

Via: The Daily Caller

House Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena to Group Behind Planned Parenthood Videos — Here's Why

"The Committee will continue its investigation…"

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Lyft Starts Accepting Rides In Vegas, Uber Could Soon Follow

lyft-uber What happens in a Lyft will now happen in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Monday, the Nevada Transportation Authority gave both ride-sharing startups Lyft and Uber permits to operate in Sin City. Uber has not updated us on when it plans to launch, but Lyft just "turned on the switch" and is currently deploying drivers, according to Lyft spokesperson Sheila Bryson. Lyft also just posted… Read More

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'Dead Man Walker' Tries to Prove Reports Are Greatly Exaggerated

Can the Wisconsin governor seize the debate stage to regain the momentum that the summer of Trump has cost him?

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Homeland secretary blasts San Francisco sanctuary policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says San Francisco's policy of not cooperating with immigration officials is counterproductive and unacceptable.

Johnson spoke Tuesday at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco and made the comments in response to questions about the July slaying of Kate Steinle as she ...

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Rand Paul Preparing To Go After Trump In The Debate: 'I Think He Deserves Both Barrels'

'Donald Trump isn't one of us'

Via: The Daily Caller

Republican Senator 'Astounded' Senate Is 'OK With Signing Off' Iran Deal Without Completing Key Task

"I'm astounded…"

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Clinton, Biden to Attend Same D.C. Dinner Saturday Night

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and potential candidate Vice President Joe Biden will both in same crowd Sept. 19 at a dinner for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Link to full story

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Launching Startups The Kogi Way: Three Lessons From The Food Truck Pioneer

3240480393_db9d07f065_o Many founders ask me for advice on their latest startup. Of all the things I've learned, some of the most compelling tips come from starting a business out of an old truck. When I joined the founding team of Kogi BBQ with Chef Roy Choi in 2008, all we had was a food truck and "seed funding" from a maxed-out credit card. We had no idea that it would change the entire food… Read More

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Obamacare Premiums Could Rise by 23 Percent Next Year

Premium rates within Obamacare are set to increase in several states next year, with rates in one city predicted to increase by as much as 22.8 percent, according to a recent study.

The post Obamacare Premiums Could Rise by 23 Percent Next Year appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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The Latest: Embattled NM secretary of state visits offie

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The latest on fraud charges against New Mexico's secretary of state (all times local):

2:15 p.m.

Embattled New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran has made her first visit to her office since being charged more than two weeks ago with fraud, money laundering and ...

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Canadian Universities Freak Out Over Poster For 'White Students Union'

A group exists for virtually every other race and nationality, though

Via: The Daily Caller

Obama Has 'Better Things to Do' Than Watch GOP Debate, Says White House

"With all due respect to CNN"

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WDBJ Shooting Survivor Recalls Harrowing Moments of Attack: 'I Am Ready'

"Very surprised of one thing."

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Clinton Has Had More Washington Post Worst Weeks in Washington Than Any Other Politician in 2015

Hillary Clinton has accumulated more bad press in Washington, D.C., than any other person or entity so far this year, according to the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza.

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Retired sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to firearms charge

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A retired Westmoreland County Sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to a firearms charge.

Melvin Hinson of Kinsale, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to the charge of possession of firearms with obliterated, removed, or altered serial numbers.

In a statement of facts filed with the plea ...

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New Mexico secretary of state due in court on fraud charges

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - One of New Mexico's highest-ranking state officials is expected to enter a plea Tuesday to charges that she funneled campaign contributions to her personal bank accounts and withdrew large sums of money at casinos.

Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran is due in district court ...

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'Don't Push Me': Things Briefly Get Tense As Fox News Producer Ambushes Bernie Sanders for Interview

"You pushed me."

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Opera For Desktop Gets Password Sync, Starts Integrating SurfEasy VPN

speed_dial_mac_eng (1) Earlier this year, Opera Software bought SurfEasy, a virtual private networking (VPN) service that helps users maintain their privacy and surf safely. With the release of Opera 32 for desktop today, the company is now starting to integrate SurfEasy into its flagship browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. Read More

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Why Isn't Saudi Arabia Taking In Any Migrants?

It's not because the Saudis 'closed their hearts'

Via: The Daily Caller

Seven Dead, Six Missing After Flash Flooding Hits Utah-Arizona Border Town

"We're pretty used to flash flooding, but this is significantly more than what we're used to."

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Casual Trading App Bux Raises $1.9M

Nick Bortot Dutch startup Bux is on a mission to open stock trading to a much larger market — namely, those who have never traded before. Its casual trading app for iOS and Android attempts to gamify trading (as if wasn't gamified enough already) by letting traders start off with virtual currency before investing with real money, as well as compete with friends. Read More

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Statehouse sex scandals carry public costs, consequences

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michigan's statehouse has been roiled for the past month after an extramarital affair between two lawmakers became public, ultimately leading to both losing their seats.

At the same time, two state lawmakers in Minnesota, also married to other people, were forced to step down from ...

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N.Korea Says It Has Resumed Activity at Atomic Fuel Plants, Is 'Fully Ready' to Use Nuke Against U.S.

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The Tail Behind Japan's Cat Street View

002 (1) Earlier this month, the Internet's raison d'ĂȘtre was unleashed when Cat Street View launched. Created to purr-mote tourism in Onomichi, a port city in Hiroshima Prefecture, the site quickly gained a slew of international meowdia coverage despite being available only in Japanese. TechCrunch caught up with the Hiroshima Prefecture Tourism Division to ask about Cat Street… Read More

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