November 18, 2015

Democratic Rep. Says Paris Terrorist Attacks Should Motivate Stricter Laws in America — but Not About Dealing With Terrorism

"And that ought to be a chilling reminder …"

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Jeb Bush Joins Republican Calls for Ground Troops in Syria

The son and brother of former presidents doesn't specify how many soldiers he wants to send to Syria.

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Now You Can Steal Any Vine's Audio To Jump On The Remix Bandwagon

Vine Audio Remix Vine is never-ending series of inside jokes. Every day, some weird video or audio clip becomes the trend and everyone races to make their own remix. Now you can play along without any extra editing tools with Vine's new audio remix button. Just tap the three-dot more button below any Vine, hit "Make an audio remix", and you can then shoot or upload a video with original… Read More

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Law Firm That Caused Serious Security Breach at Gitmo Holds Hillary Fundraiser

A law firm that caused a "serious breach of security" at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp by sending anti-American literature to detainees is scheduled on Tuesday to hold a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to information obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The firm, Paul, Weiss, has long been tied to the Clinton family, with its employees donating hundreds of thousands to its political campaigns and later cashing in on political appointments in the government.

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Ex-county assessor convicted of misdemeanor election charges

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A former Orange County assessor has been convicted of filing false nomination papers for a primary re-election bid last year.

City News Service says Webster Guillory faces up to two years in jail and $2,000 in fines for his conviction Wednesday on two misdemeanor counts.


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Ted Cruz: Mr. President 'Insult Me To My Face' [VIDEO]

Cruz Calls for a debate with Obama over Syrian refugee policy

Via: The Daily Caller

'Shocking' Clip Shows Kids Talking About Parents' Use of 'Uncomfortable' Adult Apps. But There's a Bigger Message Behind the Video.

"An industry known for its dark themes."

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Glenn Beck Reveals What He Believes Obama Meant By 'Diversifying Neighborhoods'

"That's the way he thinks."

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The Bottomless Ignorance of Barack Obama

(Steven Hayward) Liberals have gushed from the beginning on how brilliant Barack Obama is, and point from time to time to the fact that he was a professor of constitutional law (!) at the University of Chicago, one of the nation's premier law schools. Of course, if you actually check on what he taught there, it was trendy lefty stuff like a course entitled "Race and the Law" (I have a friend

Source: Power Line

Wait, Did Facebook Just Build A Kickstarter Competitor?

kickstarter-facebook Facebook's on a quest to absorb the Internet, and now it looks like it could invade crowdfunding. Today the company released a new Fundraiser product that allows non-profits to set up a campaign page, show off a video explaining their goal, collect cash, and let people share News Feed posts with buttons so their friends can instantly contribute without clicking to a new page. As is… Read More

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Drunk New Jersey Man Throws Sandwich and Flees

A 32-year-old man was arrested in Fairfax, Virginia Sunday after he threw a sandwich at another man and fled, according to the Washington Post. The crime was perpetrated around 9 p.m. in the parking lot of a pizza restaurant. The victim, a 50-year-old man, said that the perpetrator threw a sandwich at him and then made a ...

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Former Alabama union president sentenced for embezzlement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a former union president who represented Veterans Affairs Hospital workers has been sentenced to prison time for embezzlement.

Officials said Wednesday that 44-year-old Stephanie Hicks of Birmingham was sentenced to six months in prison, six months of home detention and is ordered to ...

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At LWCF Hearing Today, Focus On Conservation Instead Of Land Grabs

The status quo, in which money is spent gobbling up land for the federal government, is far worse for conservation.

Via: The Daily Caller

Glenn Beck: House Should Pass Bill 'Today' to Take 3-Year-Old Orphans

"This is absolutely outrageous."

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Paris Prosecutor: Neutralized Terror Cell Was Ready to Act

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Jeb Bush Said to Back U.S.-Led Coalition on ISIS: National Review

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush to call for immediate formation of U.S.-led coalition, with French and Arab allies, to put boots on the ground to combat Islamic State, National Review reports on Twitter, without saying how information was obtained. Related: Bush to Call for Reinvigorating U.S. 'Special Role' in World

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VCs Aren't the Only Ones Watching Those Mutual Fund Markdowns

shutterstock_264106121 VCs have been watching with great interest as mutual funds mark down the value of some of their privately held, illiquid investments, including shares of Dropbox, Zenefits, and Snapchat. Turns out the SEC is watching, too. A new Wall Street Journal report says the agency "has been asking more questions of large fund firms about how they value startups and whether their process ensures… Read More

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Margaret Carlson: Terrorists in U.S. Maybe 'Americanize' and Don't Launch Attacks

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Pro-Christie group dings Obama, Clinton on ISIS approach

A pro-Chris Christie group is about to release the first hard-hitting political ad taking President Obama to task over the Paris terrorist attacks, saying he and "second mate" Hillary Rodham Clinton have botched the fight against the Islamic State.

America Leads, a pro-Christie super political action committee, took ...

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PETA Statement Commemorating Hero Police Dog Killed In Paris Raid

PETA pays tribute to police dog who died in the line of duty

Via: The Daily Caller

Army Sergeant Delivers Fiery Message About Spiritual Forces Behind the Paris Terror Attacks and the 'Chaos Going on All Over the World'

"The signs of the times are very clear. He's about to crack the sky any day, and I hope that you are ready."

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#JeSuisChien: Support Pours in From Around the World After the 'Jack Bauer of Dogs' Is Killed During France Anti-Terror Raid

"RIP Diesel. The Jack Bauer of dogs.."

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Trump Has Twice Rubio's Support in Florida Poll: Tampa Bay Times

Poll conducted of likely Florida Republican primary voters, Tampa Bay Times says, citing Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative. Donald Trump leads with 36% support, followed by Marco Rubio at 18% Ben Carson third at 15%, Ted Cruz with 10%, former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush in fifth place with 9%, poll showed; all others at or below 4% support Poll consisted of 355 likely Florida GOP primary voters conducted Nov. 15-16 had error margin +/-5.2 ppts

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Google Search Now Surfaces App-Only Content, Streams Apps From The Cloud When Not Installed On Your Phone

google-mobile-app-results2 Google today is making a big change in terms of its ability to surface the content found in mobile applications through Google search: it's no longer requiring that apps have matching web content in order to be indexed through Google's search engine. In addition, when Google finds in-app content that points to a mobile app you don't already have installed on your… Read More

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Clinton Foundation Running Private Equity Fund in Colombia

The Clinton Foundation is operating a $20 million private equity firm in Colombia, raising concerns from government and consumer watchdog groups who say the practice is unusual and could pose a significant conflict of interest.

The Bogota-based company, Fondo Acceso, could also lead to uncomfortable questions for Hillary Clinton as she criticizes the private equity industry on the campaign trail.

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Editorials from around New York

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

The Poughkeepsie Journal on tackling corruption in Albany through criminal prosecutions and reforms.

Nov. 13

The timing is impeccable.

Just as former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver stands trial on corruption charges, just as former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos ...

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Meet The Women's College Basketball Twins So Hot That Drake Goes To Their Games [PHOTOS]

You won't believe these sexy photos

Via: The Daily Caller

Ted Cruz Gets Into Tough Exchange With ABC News Reporter: 'Can You Say Radical Islamic Terrorism?'

"At the end of the day it's not that complicated."

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Eight Men Detained at Turkish Airport on Fears They Might Pose as Refugees After Authorities Find Hand-Drawn Route to European Country

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Will The Presidential Election Be Decided By Ad Blockers?

skipad When Mitt Romney announced his presidential bid in June of 2011, Uber had been operating in NYC for less than a month, Steve Jobs was still alive and Siri hadn't been born. It might not seem like that long ago, but in the four years since the last presidential race, mobile technology and media consumption habits have changed dramatically. Political campaign managers know this. Read More

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EPA's McCarthy Says Clean Power Plan Will Survive Republican Challenges

"There is a history of us moving forward under the Clean Air Act. We are not seeing our large initiatives go down because a Republican has gone into the presidency or because Congress has decided to to take it up," EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says in Washington. "There is a record and there are courts to protect that and it is going to be the same with the Clean Power Plan" "I don't make my decisions - at least my decisions at the EPA - on the basis of who I think is going to win the electio

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The Latest from "Vibrant and Ethnically Diverse" St. Denis

(John Hinderaker) French authorities announced that overnight, they conducted 118 raids and arrested at least 18. The most dramatic raid took place in St. Denis, where police and military attacked an apartment where the leader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was believed to be hiding. At least two people died, including a woman who blew herself up with a suicide vest, but at this moment it is not clear whether Abaaoud

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Fans Boo And Chant 'Allahu Akbar' During Moment Of Silence For Paris

soccer-friendlyTurkish fans booed during a moment of silence for the victims of the Paris attacks during a friendly game against Greece on Tuesday before breaking out into an angry chant of "Allah Akbar." Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras were in both attendance of the game and watched the game together, ...More

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Two Terrorist Suspects Killed in Police Raid in Paris Suburb

Over 100 French officers carried out a police raid at an apartment in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis Wednesday morning, an operation that led to the deaths of two terrorist suspects and the arrests of seven others.

The post Two Terrorist Suspects Killed in Police Raid in Paris Suburb appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:



It's hard to tell how much progress has been made behind closed doors in the nine days since Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders announced their agreement on a budget framework. This ...

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'WHAT A HERO': Meet The Brave Police Dog Who Died Leading The Charge Against Terrorists In France

'What a hero'

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'They're Getting Fed Up': Bill O'Reilly Reveals Exactly What He Believes Muslims Must Do to 'Condemn ISIS'

 "In this world there are so many radical Muslims…"

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After Black Lives Matter Mob Reportedly Harasses White Students in Dartmouth Library, Vice Provost Apologizes — but Not to Whom You Might Think

"There's a whole conservative world out there that's not very nice."

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Norwegian, Chinese Hostage Deaths

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John Kasich Calls for New Government Agency to 'Beam Messages' of 'Judeo-Christian, Western Values'

"It's essential that we do promote this message.."

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This Week On Bullish: Rentpocalypse

bullish-logo Hello my dear morning cohorts, and welcome back to Bullish, TechCrunch's first talk show and running experiment concerning how long you are willing to look at my face. This week we looked into a topic that is for people in the thick of it, painful, and for those not, likely a bit confusing: Rental markets in technology-heavy cities. Of course, as TechCrunch is based in San Francisco,… Read More

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McCarthy: Clean Power Plan Isn't Controversial at State Level

Final Clean Power Plan doesn't just change the policy domestically, but "changes the complexion of the international community," EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says in Washington. "We have a lot of momentum going into the last year" of President Obama's administation, on HFCs, vehicle efficiency, climate, other areas Says "not going to rely on Congress to make these things happen" Says the Clean Power Plan discussion at state level "is far from controversial" in contrast to national discussion

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Donald Trump: Obama's 'almost doing better' under GOP-controlled Senate

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made the case this week that President Obama is "almost doing better" since Republicans re-took control of the U.S. Senate.

"I'm a Republican. I'm a conservative. Nothing's happened since we took the Senate," Mr. Trump said Tuesday evening on Fox News' "Hannity" program. "Nothing's happened. ...

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College Presidents Grovel To Pampered Radicals At Mediocre, Absurdly Costly Private Schools

'I do not cling to this job. I'm happy to resign'

Via: The Daily Caller

Watch as Elizabeth Hasselbeck Scolds Josh Earnest on the Air Over Obama Admin's Reaction to Paris Attacks

"I have to stop you there."

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In Video Urging Citizens to Carry Guns, Israeli Lawmaker Practices Shooting for First Time in 23 Years: 'Some Things Are Etched in Your Memory'

The latest Israeli politician encouraging citizens to carry firearms to defend against Palestinian terrorism.

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Athos Pushes Up To $51 Million In The Bank With Funding From Chamath Palhapitaya's Social+Capital

Athos Wearable clothing may sound like an oxymoron, but it's a real thing and it's an expanding category with promise in the fitness industry. Athos, one of a handful of startups building out its wearable clothing brand, recently closed on $35 million in Series C financing from a number of investors, including Social+Capital. The startup faces some nominal competition from wearable… Read More

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