December 1, 2015

Clinton commemorates boycott, says US must address injustice

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Standing in the pulpit where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the historic Montgomery bus boycott, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reached out to black voters Tuesday saying the U.S. is still plagued by injustices such as mass incarceration and attempts to roll back voting ...

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Emily Ratajkowski Endorses Bernie Sanders For President [PHOTOS]

The swimsuit model is feeling the Bern

Via: The Daily Caller

9 Gifts For The Smartest Smart Home

Choose from 16 million shades of color, make grandpa feel more secure by showing him who's at the door when he's not even there and get the house turnt with a rendition of Alvin and the Chipmunk's "All I want for Christmas" at the moment your visiting family steps in the door with these hand-picked devices we think you'll enjoy giving or getting this… Read More

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Texas Rebuffed by Top U.S. Court on Immigration Filing Deadline

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Texas's request for a 30-day extension to file its opening brief on President Barack Obama's deferred-deportation program, in a move that leaves open the possibility the high court will rule on the plan next year.

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Doctors Pan Obamacare in Survey

A narrow majority of physicians say Obamacare has a negative impact on medical practice, including on the quality and cost of health care, according to a report from the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Monkeys Given Blankets To Cope With Crimean Blackouts [VIDEO]

'Not an ultimate solution'

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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Announces Birth of Daughter, Then Drops Some Huge News

"You've already given us a reason to reflect on the world we hope you live in."

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Nation's Largest Health Care Insurer Regrets Entering Obamacare Marketplace: 'We Should Have Stayed Out Longer'

"It was for us a bad decision.."

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Autodesk Launches 3D Cloud Development Platform And A $100 Million Investment Fund

Cube with cloud picture on front. Autodesk is an old school software company, having launched in 1982 and gone public in 1990, but that doesn't mean it's too fixed in its ways to try something new. Today, the company is launching a new Platform as a Service it's calling and a $100 million fund to help prime the development pump. It will essentially make 3D development and displaying available… Read More

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Chris Christie's Had Enough Questions About Donald Trump

2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie spoke today at a drug recovery roundtable in Concord, New Hampshire. When the topic changed to "The Donald," the New Jersey governor said "whatever Donald Trump has said for the day today, is quite frankly nothing that I have any interest in responding to, I'm running for president."

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Spike Lee: Donald Trump Is 'Like Hitler'

spike-lee-AP-640x480Filmmaker Spike Lee compared Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Monday. "[Trump] wants to close down the mosques now," Lee said in an interview with The Daily Beast. "That's like the Nazis. That's Hitler, [Italian fascist leader Benito] Mussolini, the Axis powers. You can't do that." The GOP front-runner is ...More

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NIH's Solution to Campus Overrun With Deer: Give Them Ovariectomies

The National Institute of Health's solution to too many deer roaming on its main campus in Maryland is to give them ovariectomies.

The agency is looking for a contractor to help the deer population problem on its 500-acre Bethesda headquarters, which currently has 30 to 40 deer running free.

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House weighs privacy law reform, but may abandon one loophole for another

The House Judiciary Committee heard arguments on Tuesday from stakeholders interested in reforming a nearly 30-year-old computer law that has allowed investigators to access the emails of criminal suspects without a warrant, but the panel's chairman isn't ready just yet to rein in that power.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, ...

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Watch This Kansas Football Hype Video Celebrating WINLESS Season [VIDEO]

'Glad We Have Basketball'

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The Polish Government Is Paying Families to Have More Kids

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Standing Desk Movement Heads Into Schools, Studies Reveal Increased Engagement and Calorie Burn

Students in one classroom were so in tune, a teacher said she had to create more lesson plans. 

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Trump Campaign Touts 'Dozens' of Endorsements From Black Pastors

It comes after an "amazing meeting," his campaign manager says on "With All Due Respect."

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CommuniGift Launches With A New Way For Kids To Give To Charity

Screen Shot 2015-12-01 at 3.53.50 PM With the goal of making every kids' birthday a dream come true, Los Angeles-based CommuniGift has launched a new business to promote charitable giving just in time for the holidays. The company, founded by four undergrads from the University of North Carolina, has identified a novel way of connecting would-be donors with those in need. Their method? The birthday party. Working… Read More

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Netanyahu, Putin Meet to Discuss Coordination of Air Forces in Syria

JERUSALEM—Acknowledging that Israel carries out air strikes in Syria "from time to time," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that he met for 45 minutes with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris in order to discuss coordination of their air forces in the skies over Syria.

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Rudy Giuliani defends Donald Trump's 9/11 claims: 'We had some pockets of celebrating'

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani recalls seeing "pockets" of people celebrating after the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, though admitted Donald Trump may be exaggerating his claims of seeing thousands.

"We did have some celebrating — that is true," Mr. Giuliani, who was mayor ...

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College Basketball Team Losing By Eight With 16 Seconds Left, Pulls Off Comeback You Won't Believe [VIDEO]

Can you believe that ending?

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Kerry's Simple Solution for Defeating Islamic State: 'Get Our Act Together'

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Glenn Beck: Statue of Liberty 'Not Even Close' to Being a Muslim Woman

"A different statue? Yes."

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Behind The Prezi Pixels

Prezi Interactive presentation startup Prezi has been in quiet mode lately, but invited us behind the scenes to discuss its startup roots in Budapest, Hungary and juggling two offices in completely different time zones. Prezi pulls in clients the likes of Salesforce, Lufthansa, Marriott and IBM to create unique presentations. It has also seen an explosion in growth since hitting the scene in… Read More

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Henry: Nearly 1,000 Emails On Hillary Clinton's Server Deemed Classified

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Recent Missouri Editorials

The Kansas City Star, Nov. 25

New MU chancellor should reverse cowardly decision on Planned Parenthood doctor

Colleen McNicholas is a physician in good standing who serves on the faculty of Washington University and practices in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, one of St. Louis' premiere ...

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'I'd Rather See Our Borders Closed': Thousands Of Red Cross Volunteers Would Not Help Refugees, Survey Says


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Obama Claims Islamic State Is 'Contained' — but New Report Shows Radical Group Gaining 'Unprecedented' Recruitment in U.S.

"Some members of this online echo chamber eventually make the leap from keyboard warriors to actual militancy."

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Ted Cruz's 'Favorite Rabbi' on Syrian Refugees: 'Jewish Community Knows What It's Like to be Refugees Who Are Not Wanted'

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Putin Starting to Realize Assad Can't Win in Syria, Obama Says

After the Russian jetliner bombing, after the Paris attacks, after two face-to-face meetings and shuttle diplomacy by a trusted ally, President Barack Obama doesn't see any quick help coming from Vladimir Putin in Syria.

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Senator Cotton addresses the Federalist Society

(Paul Mirengoff) Our friend Sen. Tom Cotton had the honor of delivering the Barbara Olson memorial lecture at this year's Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention. Barbara Olson is the distinguished the lawyer, author, and commentator who was killed in the 9/11 attacks. Here is the text of Senator Cotton's address: Thank you very much for the kind introduction, and the warm welcome. It's always an honor to speak to the Federalist Society.

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Humility, Accountability And Creative Thinking Can Fix IT Security

engineersmobo The state of cybersecurity has reached full-blown systemic failure. The narrative goes something like this: Companies are spending massive amounts of money on technologies that don't seem to be living up to their marketing messages. According to Gartner, $80 billion will be invested in IT security products in 2015 alone. Yet breaches persist. While it's always easier to point out… Read More

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Social Media Conversation Associates Hillary Clinton With 'Lies'

The conversation about Hillary Clinton on social media during the month of November was dominated by negative words, including "lies" and "unethical."

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GOP's Portman files for re-election in Ohio US Senate race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - U.S. Sen. Rob Portman filed for re-election on Tuesday in what is already shaping up as one of the toughest fights of 2016.

His campaign says the Cincinnati Republican submitted the maximum 3,000 signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State in order to be placed on ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio Raped By Bear In Gruesome New Movie Scene [VIDEO]

'People in the audience had to leave...'

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'Goliath the Gator' Defends His Golf Course

"Goliath the Gator."

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Five Injured From Explosion Near Istanbul Subway Station – Mayor Says It Was a Bomb

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Chicago Police Chief Fired in Fallout From Shooting Video

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel dismissed his police superintendent a week after the city released a video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.

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Adobe Puts Another Nail In Flash's Coffin

flash-crosses Flash is dying of a slow, painful death. Adobe, the company behind Flash, just made clear once again that Flash isn't the future by renaming one of its apps. Adobe Flash Professional is now called Adobe Animate CC. Read More

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New York Times Runs with Blank Pages Due to Censorship

The New York Times' international edition ran with widespread blank holes on its front page on Tuesday following pressure from the Thai government, which objected to the paper's critical coverage.

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Jeb Bush: 'Common denominator' in shootings is 'completely deranged people'

In the wake of last week's shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday called for a renewed focus on mental health systems in the country so that people who are "spiraling out of control" can be identified earlier.

"The impulse to do ...

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Belgian Royalty Takes French Vacation As ISIS Puts Belgium On Lockdown

But it was planned "weeks" in advance.

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ESPN Anchor Says NFL Tight End Travis Kelce Wasn't Criticized for Touchdown Dance Because He's 'Not Black'

"Oh, because he's not black. That's probably what it is.."

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Chicago Police Chief Fired After Video of Fatal Shooting Surfaces

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Food Delivery Startup Good Eggs Has A New CEO

Rob Spiro, Bentley Hall Good Eggs, an online service that allows you to order food from local farms, has brought on a new CEO — Bentley Hall, who previously held senior roles at Plum Organics, Clif Bar and Johnson & Johnson. The company's existing CEO Rob Spiro (pictured above with Hall) will become chairman. He said he'll remain "very active" in the company, and suggested… Read More

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