April 30, 2016

Barack Obama Mocks Donald Trump During White House Correspondents Dinner

Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump for not attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday. As he took the stage for the last time at the annual dinner, the president roasted the Republican front-runner in front of a crowd filled with celebrities and journalists. "You know I've got to talk about Trump!" Obama said as he […]

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Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) - The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.

Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care community in New York City after a ...

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Heidi Cruz: 'Ted Is An Immigrant!'

Heidi Cruz opened up a potential line of attack for Donald Trump on Saturday when she told a campaign crowd in Indiana that her husband can unify the Republican party because he is an immigrant. "Ted is an immigrant. He is Hispanic. He can unify this party," Cruz told an audience in Greenfield, according to […]

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Why image recognition is about to transform business

image-recognition From programs that help the visually impaired and safety features in cars that detect large animals to auto-organizing untagged photo collections and extracting business insights from socially shared pictures, the benefits of image recognition, or computer vision, are only just beginning to make their way into the world — but they're doing so with increasing frequency and depth. Read More

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Back to Your Safe Spaces, WHM Is Ending!

(Steven Hayward) Today is the last day of Whiteness History Month up at Portland Community College, though it is not clear whether the social justice set at PCC want the world to know about it or not. Yesterday a person attempted to videotape a session on feminist theory, and as you can see at the beginning of this six minute video, one of the instructors encourages people in the audience to physically

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EU Police Forces Host Joint Exercise To Prepare For 'Civil-War Like Situations'

'Extremely worrying'

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Time running out on Connecticut legislative session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Time is quickly running out for Connecticut lawmakers to finish their work this legislative session, including a revised budget for the new fiscal year that's projected to be $960 million in deficit.

Members of the General Assembly met in session at the state Capitol on Saturday, ...

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Unity Eludes Republicans Amid Three-Way Wrangling in California

California's last-in-the-U.S. primary, so often an afterthought in presidential campaigns, now looms as potentially decisive for a splintered Republican Party.

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A Year Later, Baltimore Freddie Gray Rioters Get Serious Prison Time

'We will not tolerate protesters who vandalize and destroy our community and endanger the lives of others'

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Review: Grenco Science's G-Pen Elite is the best vape of its kind

DSCF2412 The fascination and rapid development of portable vaporizers for ground, plant-based material is hard to ignore, if you're not living under a rock. Read More

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Hillary Wants to Make It Illegal to Criticize Her

(John Hinderaker) In an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN yesterday, Hillary Clinton had this to say about the Citizens United decision: I really respect the important point of getting money out of politics. Remember, Citizens United was an attack on me, so I take it very personally and even before Senator Sanders got into the campaign way back in April of last year, I said we are going to reverse Citizens

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The Latest: GOP activists find chairman violated rules

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on North Carolina Republican Party activists meeting Saturday to consider a petition to remove the state party's chairman (all times local):

5:05 p.m.

North Carolina Republican activists have found their chairman violated state party rules. Now, they must decide whether that warrants removing him ...

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Male Teen's Parents Sue Over Son's 9-HOUR THREESOME SEX TRAUMA With English Teachers

Emotional distress, mental anguish, humiliation and reputational damage!

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Two Sickening Charts Show Explosive Growth Of Fetal Tissue Buyer

'Reasonable payments'

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New initiatives emerge to help refugees

refugee Prompted by the ongoing refugee crisis affecting much of the western world, new initiatives have emerged to provide solutions to the many challenges facing the beleaguered masses. In a sea of clueless government bureaucrats and fearful citizens, these new startups want to tap into the potential of the newcomers. Privately funded initiatives may one day become the norm in helping tackle… Read More

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Granny Gets Her Gun, Fatally Shoots Home Intruder

Not one step closer

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Editorials from around New England

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

The Providence Journal (R.I.), April 29, 2016

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, a Republican, was subjected to a scathing denunciation before his sentencing this week on a charge of illegally structuring bank transactions. Bypassing the matter technically ...

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CCW Weekend: How Concealed Carry Insurance Works

This is what you need to know if you are involved in a defensive shooting and it is important

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Startups need to do due diligence, too

magnifying I hear a lot of horror stories about investors. Many are misunderstandings. Some are just outright false. Then there are those that are true. Sadly, there are a lot of those. This kills companies. I've watched great entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas sink because they've been fucked around and because they made poor choices. I wanted to write something that will help people. Here… Read More

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Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A probe swirling around New York City's mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation's most lax campaign finance laws, with contribution limits so easy to get around that even government watchdogs acknowledge a ring of truth to the familiar excuse: Hey, everybody's ...

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Trump Recycles Fiction About General Pershing, Pigs' Blood And Muslim Terrorists [VIDEO]

'An Islamophobic myth that he must certainly know to be false'

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Why the NRA hates smart guns

smart-gun With yet another push from President Obama to revive initiatives to develop "smart gun" technology, it's time to once again revisit the issue. The most common question I got in response to my previous piece on smart guns is, "why is the NRA so opposed to smart guns?" The NRA's official position is that they don't care one way or the other about smart… Read More

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DOJ's Cronyism Is Out Of Tune

doj2DOJ in bed with "Big Music"

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Possibly Controversial Opinion: Attractive Cheerleaders > Unattractive Cheerleaders

Your outrage du jour is that the University of Washington had the temerity to suggest that cheerleaders should be attractive. The horror!

The post Possibly Controversial Opinion: Attractive Cheerleaders > Unattractive Cheerleaders appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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On the dark art of software estimation

estimate "How long will it take?" demand managers, clients, and executives. "It takes as long as it takes," retort irritated engineers. They counter: "Give us an estimate!" And the engineers gather their wits, call upon their experience, contemplate the entrails of farm animals, throw darts at a board adorned with client/manager/executive faces, and return–a… Read More

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The Week in Pictures: Bathroom Break Edition

(Steven Hayward) The Great Bathroom Wars of 2016 are still raging at full pitch, and we won't take a break from our stall-to-stall . . . coverage of this epochal moment in the decline of the West. At least we still have toilet paper, unlike Venezuela. Meanwhile, Trump rolls on, the campuses are still falling apart, and the California legislature has refused to pass a resolution in honor of John Wayne because

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Watch SpaceX land a rocket in this awesome 360 video

rockets oh my Have you ever wished you could stand on deck as a 160-foot rocket lands an arm's length away from you, after a short trip into space? Yeah, me too, but perhaps watching it on VR is a the slightly safer option. SpaceX just shared a gorgeous 360-degree video with the world, and if you happen to have a VR headset, now would be a good time to dig it out and strap it to your noggin. Read More

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