February 19, 2016

Donald Trump Tells Tall Tale Of General Pershing Killing Muslim Terrorists [VIDEO]

'This was a terrible problem, they were having terrorism problems just like we do.'

Via: The Daily Caller

Smartwatch Shipments Have Overtaken Swiss Watches For The First Time

watches-1024x512_rev So it begins: "worldwide smartwatch shipments" have hit 8.1 million units in Q4 2015 compared to 7.9 million for Swiss watch shipments. Strategy Analytics, a research firm, has found that smartwatch shipments "rose a healthy 316 percent from 1.9 million in Q4 2014." Apple has an estimated 63 percent of the global market followed by Samsung's 16 percent.… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Economists Question Bernie Sanders' Campaign Proposals

Four economists are questioning the math in Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I., Vt.) campaign proposals, saying he underestimates costs and overestimates revenue the proposed policies would generate, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Joe Biden: 'Very possible' Donald Trump could be GOP nominee; 'I would take him seriously'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said it's "very possible" that GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump ultimately secures the Republican nomination, but he said he would be "surprised" if Mr. Trump was ultimately elected president.

"I think it is very possible he could be nominated and depending on how this all ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

US Airstrike Deletes 41 ISIS Militants, Including Key Leader

Obama's strategy in Libya unclear

Via: The Daily Caller

'We Were All Screaming': School Bus Driver Out of a Job After Near-Collision With Speeding Train Caught on Cellphone Video

"I was terrified. I thought I was going to die."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

'Affluenza Teen' Drunken Driving Case Moved to Adult Court in Texas

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Justice Scalia's Casket Put on View at U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia's casket was placed in the U.S. Supreme Court's ceremonial hallway before a crowd of mourners that included tearful colleagues, family members and former law clerks.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The ambassador from hell

(Scott Johnson) Samantha Power is President Obama's handpicked ambassador of the United States to the United Nations. She made her name as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "A Problem From Hell": America and the Age of Genocide. The book decries the indifference of American foreign policy to modern mass murder up to and including the monstrosities committed in Kosovo and Rwanda and so on. I thought that Power's book failed

Source: Power Line

Optimizing Analytics On Time Series Databases

cleandatabase When Matthew Fontaine Maury was restricted to a desk job because of a leg injury, little did he know that he was showcasing an impressive example of crowdsourced, open source and big data time series analysis. Soon after his injury he devoted his time to studying navigation, meteorology, winds and currents. He studied thousands of ships' logs and charts and analyzed more than a billion… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Morning Joe Panel Blasts Clinton For Not Releasing Transcripts of Speeches at Financial Firms

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Voters increasingly see Bernie Sanders as electable: AP-GfK poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — The more Democrats learn about Bernie Sanders, the more they appear to like him.

A greater percentage of Democratic registered voters view the Vermont senator as likable, honest, competent and compassionate than they did just two months ago, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Seventy-two percent ...

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Pillow Talk: A Month With A Bad Mattress

If my last mattress was Gretchen the Enabler, then my new one is Olga the Dominatrix. I literally sleep on a slab of runway concrete now.

Via: The Daily Caller

U.S. Warplanes Strike Islamic State Training Camp in Libya: Defense Officials

It "likely killed ISIL operative Noureddine Chouchane." 

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Skedaddle Is Using On-Demand Charter Busses To Fix Long-Distance Travel

Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 9.08.59 PM While Uber and Lyft now have a glorified monopoly on intracity transportation, there is still a need for a safe, reliable transportation option that can disrupt longer distance trip providers like Greyhound and Amtrak. That's where Skedaddle comes in. While only founded a few months ago, the NY-based startup has already moved over 45,000 people between major cities by letting users… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Biden Says He Won't Endorse in Democratic Race: Politico/Washington Post

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he speaks with both Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders and that he won't choose a favorite in their battle for Democratic presidential nomination. In joint interview with Politico and Washington Post, Biden didn't express regret on decision not to run for president; says he could ultimately support either Clinton or Sanders Biden says he would like to reinstate or at least update Glass-Steagall, a view shared by Sanders Biden says single-payer health syste

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Rural Oklahoma Gun Range Sued By CAIR, ACLU Over Vow To Remain 'MUSLIM FREE'

'I was made to leave on account of my faith,' says Muslim who allegedly showed up with loaded AK-47

Via: The Daily Caller

Intense Helmet Cam Footage Captures Biker's Near-Death Experience


Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Miami Police Union Votes to Boycott Beyonce Concert, Police Unions in Other Cities Considering Similar Action

"We ask all law enforcement labor organizations to join our boycott across the country and to boycott all of her concerts."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Study Of ISIS Extremists On Twitter Suggests Repeat Account Suspensions Do Take A Toll

pro-ISIS Twitter account A study of ISIS supporter activity on Twitter suggests the tactic of repeat account suspensions can take a toll on the spread of extremist propaganda on the platform. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Is Trump's Lead Diminishing in South Carolina?

Bloomberg Politics' Mark Halperin reports on the South Carolina Republican primary. He speaks on "Bloomberg 'GO'." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Flint Mobile Payments Go Offline, Tells Customers To Use Stripe To Continue Service

Flint Screenshots   The number of startups hoping to break through into the world of payments appears to be shrinking a little bit more. Flint Mobile, a startup backed by the likes of Verizon and True Ventures, has ceased payment operations, and this week it started directing its customers to use Stripe for payments services. The shutdown has been slow and confusing, it seems. We have been trying to… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Rubio and Trump Call Cruz a Liar, But His Fans Aren't Moved

The dual attacks on the Texas senator's integrity have an intended target: his core base of conservative voters.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Official: US warplanes hit multiple IS targets in Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) - American warplanes struck multiple targets in Libya overnight, hitting what was apparently an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader, a U.S. official said Friday.

This official did not further identify the leader or the area in Libya where the airstrikes were conducted.

The official ...

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Join Us Wednesday In Barcelona For A Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off During MWC

gaudi's guell park, barcelona Hello startup friends! We're less than a week away from our annual mini-meetup in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Needless to say that we're very excited to meet you. So whether you're attending MWC or not, you should come, have a drink and say hi on Wednesday, February 24 near Sagrada Família . Read More

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Ex-Juneau lawmaker fined over alleged conflict of interest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A state ethics committee is fining a former state legislator more than $18,000 over claims that he sought a job with an oil company while helping to draft oil tax legislation 10 years ago.

KTOO-FM reports (http://bit.ly/24dMbPI ) that the House Subcommittee of the Select Committee ...

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Presidential Contests Down to the Wire in Nevada, South Carolina

Two key presidential contests on opposite ends of the nation come down to their final full day Friday, ahead of weekend elections that will shape the tone and duration of the Republican and Democratic races.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

In Putin's Shadow

Ever heard of the Republic of Gagauzia? I hadn't, as I'm guessing is the case for most of us in the United States. Then again, before 2014 I was not aware that there existed enough sectionalist sentiment in eastern Ukraine for something like a 'People's Republic of Donetsk' or its neighbor, the 'Luhansk People's Republic,' to spring into existence in the Donbass; or that, according to some old maps conveniently re-promoted at the time in Moscow, all of the region (and much beyond) had long fallen under the cultural-political complex of 'Novorossiya,' at least up until the unfortunate Ukrainian interlude that had begun after the fall of the Soviet Union.

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Source: Washington Free Beacon

Lawmakers get update on substance abuse coverage

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Insurance Department has completed its examination of whether insurance companies are appropriately covering substance abuse treatment.

The president's health care overhaul law requires insurance companies to provide equal coverage for addiction treatment as they do for physical health, but some providers and advocates say ...

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Analysis: Pope shines spotlight on GOP minority challenges

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - The Republican Party's tug-of-war over its relationship with black and Hispanic voters was under way long before Pope Francis decided to answer a question about Donald Trump.

On one side, Marco Rubio and others insist the GOP must attract more minorities to win the presidency. On ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

Mark Levin to Launch Daily Television Show About 'Pro-American and Patriotic Values'

"I make no excuses for my patriotism, I am proud of it, and LevinTV will reflect it."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Caitlyn Jenner Says She's 'Gotten More Flak' for Being Conservative Than for Being Transgender

"Just because you change gender doesn't mean you change your core beliefs."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Shine Signs First European Carriers To Its Network-Level Ad Blocking Tech

smartphone shutterstock The ad-blocking wars are stepping up a gear today as mobile network-level ad blocker startup Shine has announced it's signed its first European carriers to roll out its tech. Read More

Source: TechCrunch