August 31, 2016

Centerpiece of Trump Immigration Plan Remains Border Wall Paid for by Mexico

Hours after meeting with Mexico's president, Trump laid out a hardline plan aimed at curbing illegal immigration.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Smaller protests greet Trump as Ducey takes stage

PHOENIX (AP) - Donald Trump's much-anticipated immigration speech Wednesday drew calmer protests than his previous visits to Phoenix. But it brought out new politicians to his stage, namely Gov. Doug Ducey.

A large police presence surrounded the 300 protesters outside the downtown Phoenix rally as they waved signs, smashed a ...

Source: stories: Politics

TEXT: Donald Trump's Speech In Phoenix On Illegal Immigration

'We will break the cycle of amnesty and illegal immigration'

Via: The Daily Caller

Kim Dotcom's extradition appeal has started and is being live-streamed

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - DECEMBER 01: Kim Dotcom speaks to the media following hs bail hearing at Auckland District Court on December 1, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. Dotcom has avoided going back to jail after Judge Nevin Dawson imposed tighter bail conditions including reporting to police twice a week for is forbidden from private air or sea travel. Dotcom was raided in 2012 after the U.S. claimed his MegaUpload service had cost copyright owners $500 million by facilitating internet piracy. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images) More than four years later, Kim Dotcom's legal battles (at least in New Zealand) may be close to an end. His final appeal to avoid extradition to face charges in the U.S started yesterday in Auckland's High Court, and is expected to last six weeks.  And, in a first for any case in New Zealand (and in typical Kim Dotcom fashion), the appeal is being live-streamed. All of the… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Republicans unnerved by failure of Trump's ground operation

UPPER CHICHESTER, Pa. — Spearheading the ground operation for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, a state GOP field director Wednesday led a half-dozen volunteers knocking on doors in this blue-collar suburb of Philadelphia to drum up support and build a voter database for a get-out-the-vote push in November.

The reception at ...

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The 'War On Coal' Unexpectedly Hits A Washington Town Struggling To Get By

'Hungry for growth'

Via: The Daily Caller

Applying analytics to clinical data

shutterstock_292036448 Advanced technologies and the rapid adoption of electronic health records are enabling the physical world to merge with the digital, leading to explosive growth in the volume and quality of clinical data. Cognified care is the application of analytics to transform this newly available digitized clinical data into knowledge that can revolutionize healthcare. Read More

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VA Employee With Illegal Pistol Killed In Shootout

Hiring known criminals to work at a hospital that doles out painkillers continues to end badly for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Puerto Rico, as a Glock-toting secretary with a previous record for illegal firearms possession died in a brazen mid-day shooting that also wounded a three-year-old child. Jorge E. Diaz-Camacho was shot Sunday afternoon while leaving […]

Via: The Daily Caller

Secret 'bursts into flames' feature may be behind Samsung's Note 7 delays

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The Galaxy Note 7 seems like a pretty decent phone if you like phones literally the size of the galaxy (Brian does) — but be aware that Samsung's curvy-screened flagship device may be prone to, well, exploding. Fear not, however: Samsung is looking into it. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Visit to Mexico Backfires on President With Battered Image

While President Enrique Pena Nieto may have sought to help Mexicans living in the U.S. by welcoming presidential candidate Donald Trump into his mansion on Wednesday, reaction following the summit seems to indicate he wasn't too focused on how it would play at home.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Are Polls Missing Covert Support for Trump?

(John Hinderaker) Rasmussen Reports (which, I believe, Scott Rasmussen sold several years ago) isn't always "right," in the sense that its surveys predict election results. But Rasmussen consistently asks interesting questions. Today, Rasmussen investigated whether there is hidden support for Donald Trump that is not showing up in the polls: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 17% of Likely Republican Voters are less likely this year to let others

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New Poll: Donald Trump Closing in on Hillary Clinton

A new poll from Fox News shows that Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton's lead.

The post New Poll: Donald Trump Closing in on Hillary Clinton appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Donald Trump's successful Mexico meeting


Give that man a Nobel Peace Prize!

Donald Trump — the modern day Paul Revere — rocked the political world when he jumped into the race last year warning about the invasion across America's southern border that politicians in both parties had been desperately trying to cover up for ...

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This Holocaust Survivor Turned Nazi Hunter Says He 'Pissed' On The Face Of A Captured Nazi

'I told him, from now on, you sleep naked on this cold floor. You will not move'

Via: The Daily Caller

Instacart's app has changed grocery stores for good

Instacart, the grocery-ordering app, is getting creative about picking, packing and delivering food on-demand. TechCrunch got an aisle-side view of how the company's people and technology come together on location at Costco in San Francisco. And one thing's clear: The San Francisco startup has changed grocery stores for good. According to the company's Chief of Operations… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Mother of Benghazi Victim: I'm Not Surprised 'Lying' Clinton Has Missing Emails

Patricia Smith, mother of Benghazi terrorist attack victim Sean Smith, said Wednesday that she would not be surprised that Hillary Clinton has missing emails.

The post Mother of Benghazi Victim: I'm Not Surprised 'Lying' Clinton Has Missing Emails appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Inside the Beltway: Election: 'Battle between good and evil'

As a cultural indicator, the 2016 presidential election appears to have gone far beyond partisan politics and political theater. It is now perceived by many American voters as "a battle between good and evil," this according to William Jordan, elections analyst for YouGov polls. The pollster recently asked a large ...

Source: stories: Politics

Montana Editorial Roundup

Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Aug. 26, on a flier released by a gubernatorial candidate's campaign:

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte has taken Montana politics in an ugly direction.

His campaign recently released a flier that depicts his opponent, incumbent Gov. Steve Bullock, with a menacing caricature of an Arab terrorist, including masked ...

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Poll Shows Hillary Catching Up To Trump In Key Area — UNFAVORABLES

Clinton hits her high-mark for the 2016 election cycle.

Via: The Daily Caller

HTC makes $5 million investment in VR gaming startup Steel Wool Studios

SteelWoolStudiosLogo_Black (1) Steel Wool Studio, an Oakland-based company made up of Pixar veterans with a few decades of animation experience under their belts, announced today that it has closed a $5 million round of Series A funding. Interestingly, the investment came entirely from HTC, the manufacturer of the Vive virtual reality headset. In the past six months, HTC has launched a number of initiatives aimed at… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

SHOCK! Black Panther Leader Quanell X Considers Voting for Trump

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The post SHOCK! Black Panther Leader Quanell X Considers Voting for Trump appeared first on DailySurge.

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Former Mexican President Fox: I Invited Trump For Apology

"I invited you to come and apologize to all Mexicans," Vincente Fox wrote to Donald Trump on Twitter Wednesday.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Vicente Fox, former Mexican president: Mexico rejects 'false prophet' Donald Trump

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said Wednesday that Mexico rejects Donald Trump, calling Mr. Trump's trip to meet President Enrique Peña Nieto a "political stunt."

"He is not welcome to Mexico. By 130 million people, we don't like him. We don't want him. We reject his visit," Mr. Fox said ...

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Safe Space? North Korea Executes Education Minister For 'Bad Attitude'

A failure to maintain proper posture ends in death

Via: The Daily Caller

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

WE ARE HIRING, vector. Card with text in hands. Message on the card WE ARE HIRING, in hands of businessman. Isolation on background. Vector illustration flat design style. Template. A group of five engineers and product people get together, raise some angel funding, build a startup, make little to no money and sell for $10 million. What just happened? Common narratives assert that it's the tech bubble; it's a naive acqui-hire; it's collective irrationality. Maybe it's something else altogether: a fundamental shift in how we compensate the extreme… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Donald Trump to Meet With President Nieto in Mexico

Donald Trump plans a visit to Mexico today to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto on the same day Trump will speak on his immigration plans. Blomberg's Marty Schenker reports on "Bloomberg 'GO'." (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Mike Pence: Donald Trump visit with the Mexican president is 'the beginning of a conversation'

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence on Wednesday described Donald Trump's trip to Mexico later in the day as "the beginning of a conversation" and that it says a lot that Mr. Trump is willing to drop what he's doing to take the meeting.

"I think it's important to note ...

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Pelosi Docs Show Dems Trying Hard To Cast Benghazi As A 'Conspiracy Theory'

'Gave incorrect information on television'

Via: The Daily Caller

ASUS shows off a portable 15-inch display for laptop owners

asuszenscreen.0 The ZenScreen is a strange, but intriguing duck. It's not a tablet or a convertible notebook, it's a 15.6-inch portable screen. That mean it's not a standalone device so much as it is an extra display designed to offer laptop users additional real estate on the go, connect to a primary device via USB-A or C. ASUS is really pushing the portability factor here, and with a… Read More

Source: TechCrunch