November 20, 2015

Guatemalan woman smuggled immigrants from India into Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - A Guatemalan woman has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle immigrants from India into Texas via Mexico.

Rosa Astrid Umanzor-Lopez pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and human smuggling in a plea deal in Houston.

Umanzor-Lopez, who remains in custody, faces up to five years in federal prison for ...

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Conservative Candidate Surges to Tie Ben Carson for Second Place in NBC Poll; Donald Trump Remains on Top

Quite the bump for the Texas Republican.

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'We Need to Start Calling It That': Glenn Beck Voices Harsh Words for the Black Lives Matter Movement

"They are terrorizing you."

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10 Carpooling Apps To Take This Weekend In San Francisco That Aren't Uber

Shared Rides Let's all agree that public transportation in San Francisco is not the greatest, but there's plenty more ways to get about town and not all of them include clicking on UberPOOL. Here we present a handful of startups in San Francisco hoping to make your commute easier than MUNI and cleaner and cheaper than Uber and Lyft. *H/T to 7×7 for first compiling a number of the… Read More

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Clinton to Propose Tax Cuts for Health-Care Costs

Hillary Clinton to announce in Tennessee a plan for tax credit valued at up to $2,500 for an individual, or $5,000 for a family, according to aide. Clinton will announce more tax proposals Sunday in Iowa: aide

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Feingold Fundraiser Held At D.C. Venue Where He Said Lobbyists Buy Influence

Russ Feingold, the anti-lobbyist former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is running again in hopes of recapturing the seat, held a fundraiser at a Washington, D.C., bar this week that he previously said serves as a venue where lobbyists buy influence from politicians through bundled contributions.

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Science Orgs' Letter Condemning GOP's NOAA Probe Actually Written By An Environmental Activist

This group has donated thousands to Democrats

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Watch How Ted Cruz Handles Persistent Reporter's Attempts to Get Him to 'Attack' Donald Trump


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How 'Knee-Jerk Reactions' From Recent Terror Attacks Might Impact Holiday Travel — and Some Advice for Travelers From Security Experts

"People need to remember to pack their intellect and wits."

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Smart Fragrance Dispensers And Other Oddities

gadgets151120 The Apple Watch dock. The Pura Scents smart fragrance dispenser. A review of this badass gift guide. The Coolest Cooler. And an argument over 3D printers. Long story short, we wander near and far through this week's TC Gadgets podcast. This week's episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast is brought to you by John Biggs, Matt Burns, Romain Dillet, and Jordan Crook. We invite you to enjoy… Read More

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Trump Says He Didn't Call for Database Tracking Muslims

"I didn't suggest a database -- a reporter did. We must defeat Islamic terrorism & have surveillance, including a watch list, to protect America," GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump tweets. NOTE: Yahoo News asked Trump about idea of U.S. creating Muslim database as counterterrorism measure after Paris attacks; Trump "wouldn't rule it out," according to story published yesterday Campaigning in Iowa Thursday night, Trump went further, responding to questions by saying, "I would certainly

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Convicted Bomber Disrupts Trump's Speech, Trump Responds

disruptive bomberA convicted felon and leftist interrupted GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump's speech in Worcester, Massachusetts Wednesday and was dragged out of the arena by police. "Trump's a racist!"  a man shouted while standing on a chair, according to a police report. Police said he was deliberately pushing and bumping people around him. The assailant has ...More

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Disabled Veteran Jumps to Death at Philadelphia VA Hospital

A disabled veteran jumped from a parking garage at the Philadelphia Veterans' Affairs medical center Thursday morning, killing himself. The veteran was seeking psychiatric treatment at the facility.

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Donald Trump Says What He Really Thinks About Kim Kardashian

Will she like what he has to say?

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Trump Attempts to Clarify Comments on Muslim-Tracking Database Amid Public Outcry

"It's all about management."

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Things Get Tense as TV Anchor Relentlessly Presses Democrat to Answer Devastating Question on Syrian Refugees

"That's illogical!"

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Trump Supports Wind Power Tax Break: Hill

Donald Trump tells attendees at Iowa town hall Thursday night that he supports federal tax credit that is used as an incentive for wind power, Hill reports. Says in response to a question he is "OK" with it "It needs subsidy, otherwise they're not going to get built," he says "They're very expensive to build and they're very expensive to maintain" "It's an amazing thing when you think they can, out of nowhere, out of the wind, they make energy," Trump says, adding that he doesn't like federal su

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Hate Crime at Harvard Law School?

(John Hinderaker) These are tough days for my alma maters. Dartmouth has been roiled by the administration's feeble response to a Black Lives Matter protest that disrupted the library and involved, among other things, the screaming of racial epithets at white students. Meanwhile, Harvard Law School has been the scene of a supposed hate crime. The back story is that the money that founded the law school came from a man named

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Chernin's Otter Media Invests $22M Into Anime Service Crunchyroll

crunchyroll Otter Media says it's investing another $22 million in Ellation, the joint venture between the Chernin Group and AT&T, the parent company of anime-focused video service Crunchyroll. Founded in 2006, Crunchyroll's content includes relatively well-known shows like Naruto Shippuden and Sailor Moon, as well as more obscure programming. The company says it now has 20 million… Read More

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Multiple Paris Attackers Were on U.S. Watch Lists

Four of the terrorists behind the deadly attacks in Paris last Friday were listed in a U.S. intelligence community counter-terrorism database, according to multiple U.S. officials.

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Sherrod Brown: 'Generally white males' to blame for terrorist attacks in U.S.

Sen. Sherrod Brown argued Thursday that "generally white males" are to blame for terrorist attacks committed in the U.S. since 9/11.

The Ohio Democrat called mass shootings in movie theaters and schools "terrorist attacks" that are committed by "different kinds of terrorists."

"I think most of us recognize, ...

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Man Gets Lifetime Ban From Marine Corps Marathon After Cheating Five Years Straight

Cheaters never win

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Ted Cruz on Texas Longhorns' 24-0 Iowa State Loss: Looked Like a 'Girls' Junior High Team'

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Kentucky Gov.-Elect Matt Bevin Calls Political Cartoon Depicting Him and His Children an 'Overtly Racist Attack' — and the Cartoonist Responds

"The children were mere props in it, much the same way they were props in his campaign commercials."

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CNN's December Republican Debate Criteria Adds New Hampshire, Iowa Polls

CNN revises its debate criteria for the Dec. 15 Republican debate to include early state polling. Candidates must meet one of three criteria in polls conducted from Oct. 29 to Dec. 13: Average of at least 3.5% nationally At least 4% in Iowa At least 4% in N.H. According to CNN, 9 candidates would make cut for debate cutoff were today: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie NOTE: Christie didn't qualify for main stage in

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Reddit Updates Privacy Policy, CEO Steve Huffman Details Continued Dedication To Protecting Anonymity

reddit It's been a busy last few months since Steve Huffman returned to Reddit in July to become its CEO. The company had an eventful summer (to put it lightly), but as much of the controversy subsides, Huffman and the rest of his team are looking to reduce overall stress and "bring a sense of stability to the company." Today, the company unveiled some new changes to their… Read More

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McMorris Joins Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Friends

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Judge allows warrantless evidence in Denver-area terror case

DENVER (AP) - A federal judge says warrantless surveillance programs used to gather evidence against a Denver-area man accused of helping a terrorist group didn't violate his constitutional rights.

Senior U.S. District Judge John Kane acknowledged in a Thursday ruling that the National Security Agency's programs have the potential for ...

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Not Only Are #NotAllMuslims Terrorists, But According To Hillary, NONE Of Them Are

I note with no small sense of relief that Hillary Clinton plans to bring the same skills, judgment, and quiet competence to the White House that she exhibited as Secretary of State. David Martosko, Daily Mail: An acid-tongued Hillary Clinton ripped into conservatives on Thursday for what she said was an 'obsession in some quarters' […]

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Texas State Troopers to Start Asking Drivers for Their Race During Traffic Stop — Here's Why

"Effective today." 

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Obama Administration Prescription Drug Forum Sparks Price-Fixing Fears

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Coin Launches A Rewards Program Using Amazon Gift Cards

coin Coin, the $99 smart card that lets users keep all their credit cards and gift cards on a single device, is today announcing a rewards program for owners of the Coin. The pilot program begins with a few select retailers, in the Bay Area exclusively, that will allow users to get dollars-worth Amazon gift cards in exchange for making every day purchases. For example, users can purchase a coffee or… Read More

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Obamacare Regulations Target Breweries Making Craft Beer

Obamacare regulations requiring that restaurants post calorie information on menus will make it harder and costlier for breweries making craft beer to comply with the new rules, reported.

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Executive Mansion rally to focus on Obama immigration action

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Immigrants living in North Carolina and their advocates want Gov. Pat McCrory to withdraw from a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's executive actions designed to protect millions of people in the country illegally from deportation.

Several groups organized a march and rally Friday afternoon in downtown ...

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County Commissioner Unleashes 'Public Warning' About Radical Islam — but It's His Slideshow That's Raising Some Eyebrows: 'I've Held My…Breath for Quite Awhile'

"Now I've heard some folks say, 'well, not all Muslims are terrorists.' But…"

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Resident Told to Look at Patient Under Surgical Robot. What She Saw in the Monitor Had Her Thinking Her Eyes Were Playing Tricks on Her

"That can't be what I just saw."

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Obama Lawyers Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Revive Immigration Plan

President Barack Obama's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his plan to shield as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Non-Muslim Terrorists Seize Hotel In Mali, Take Hostages

(John Hinderaker) Terrorists having nothing to do with Islam, armed with AK-47s and hand grenades, screamed "Allahu akbar!" as they attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. The non-Muslim terrorists have killed at least three people and are holding approximately 170 hostages. In an ecumenical gesture, the terrorists allowed hostages to leave if they were able to recite from the Quran. American and French special forces are now reported to be

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Tesla Model S Owners in Hong Kong Find Autopilot Features Suddenly Disabled

Tesla Model S After a very long wait for long-promised autopilot features, Model S owners in Hong Kong were surely unhappy to discover yesterday that those same features have now been remotely disabled. According to the International Business Times, Hong Kong officials told Tesla to remove the semiautonomous driving technology until authorities can confirm the features are safe. Tesla's autopilot… Read More

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O'Malley Says 'Who The Hell Knows' When Asked if Obama Has Dismissed American Fears About Terrorism

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Obama 'monitoring' terror attack in Mali

President Obama was briefed by national-security aides Friday about the unfolding terrorist attack on a hotel in Mali.

"We're monitoring the situation," Mr. Obama told reporters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he is attending a summit as part of a 10-day trip.

During a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib ...

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Trans-Twitter Lauds Nutter For Forcing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms On Philly Restaurants

'All-inclusive bathroom can simply reduce the stress of using the restroom'

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Watch the Shocking Scene From ABC's 'Scandal' That's Being Lambasted as 'Stomach Churning' — and Listen for Song Playing in Background

"The entire hour was an advertisement for Planned Parenthood…"

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Students Take Over College Forum on Race, Read Off List of 50 Demands: 'A Collective Response to Anti-Blackness'

"Gone are the days when we ask for what is past due to us: we are here to take what is ours."

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Jawbone Lays Off 60, 15% Of Staff Globally, Closes NY Office, Downsizes 2 Others

jawbone up 3 Some difficult news this week for Jawbone, maker of fitness trackers, speakers and Bluetooth headsets. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that the company yesterday laid off around 60 employees, or 15% of staff. It's a global round of layoffs affecting all areas of the business; and as part of it Jawbone is also closing down its New York office and downsizing satellite operations… Read More

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