February 23, 2016

Sanders, Clinton Court Black Voters in South Carolina Town Hall

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton made direct appeals to African-American voters Tuesday, with Sanders defending President Barack Obama against Republican attacks, days before South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary.

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Clinton Says She'll Release Her Wall Street Speeches Only If Everyone Else Does

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Nevada caucuses: Double-voting reports at Las Vegas site worry RNC

As Nevada Republicans caucus across the state, the Republican National Committee says it is concerned about reports of double voting at a troubled caucus site in Las Vegas.

RNC spokesman Fred Brown acknowledges there have been reports Tuesday night of double voting, long lines and not enough ballots at Palo ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee: We Won't Consider Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

The lawmakers said they will wait until after a new president has been sworn in

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Vows Senate Won't Vote on Obama SCOTUS Pick: 'Senate Has Constitutional Right to Withhold Consent'

"In this case, the Senate will withhold it."

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Barack Obama: Politics of Guantanamo Bay Are 'Tough'

U.S. President Barack Obama outlines his plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Wakie Pivots To Let You Call A Stranger On Any Subject

TC Wakie, the 'social alarm clock' that lets you be woken up by a complete stranger, is pivoting the concept to enable you to connect via phone call on any topic. Read More

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McConnell: Obama's Plan to Close Guantanamo is 'Illegal'

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Obama unveils plan to close Guantanamo Bay detention facility

President Obama unveiled Tuesday his long-anticipated proposal to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, saying it undermines national security and is contrary to American values.

"For many years, it's been clear that the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay does not advance our national security," Mr. Obama ...

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'Who Are You?' Watch UK's Top Socialist MP Humiliated With Roars Of Laughter

Is this the most embarrassing moment ever for Jeremy Corbyn?

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Ben Carson Stuns Critics by Calling Obama Out on Race: 'He Was, You Know, Raised White'

"He didn't grow up like I grew up by any stretch of the imagination. Not even close."

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Mysterious and 'Horrendous' Nocturnal Sound Terrifies Residents of Oregon City

"You can't predict when it's going to happen." 

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Obama's Guantanamo Plan Would Bring 30 to 60 Detainees to U.S.

President Barack Obama's long-awaited plan for closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, calls for spending up to $475 million to transfer as many as 60 detainees to a yet-to-be-determined facility in the U.S.

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Four Counter-Drone Technologies We Need Now

droneshotgun As innovation goes, the idea of a trained bird of prey taking out a menacing quadcopter is hard to beat, as a Dutch law enforcement video recently showed. Peruse YouTube; there are hours of footage of birds of prey doing what may be the most elegant solution yet to what is becoming a vexing problem. Besides, what could be more American than a bald eagle taking out a wayward drone at a Super Bowl? Read More

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A false messiah, part DII

(Scott Johnson) The rise of sea levels is an important article in the creed formerly known as global warming. You may recall that our lord and master Barack Obama promised that we would remember his own rise, not as the harbinger of constitutional destruction and one-man rule, but rather as "as the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal." Thus he spake in

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Judge extends gun ban involving St. Louis Zoo

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A judge has extended a temporary order barring St. Louis Zoo visitors from entering the site with guns.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1SQ8kjb) reports St. Louis Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty filed an order Friday barring a Cincinnati man or anyone acting with him from concealing or ...

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Black Students At Ivy League School Are Threatening Protests Over The Word 'Plantation' Now

Have school officials indicated they will likely cave to demands? YES!

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Biblical Archaeology Scholars Aim to Crack Some of the Remaining Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Thousands of tiny "puzzle pieces."

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Cruz Outlines Audacious Immigration Plan During Tense Interview With O'Reilly — Here's What He Said in January

"That's what ICE exists for."

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Battery Ventures Closes on $950 Million Across Two Funds

Battery Ventures, a 33-year-old investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Menlo Park, Boston, and Herzliya, Israel, has raised $950 million across two new funds: a main fund, Battery Ventures XI, which is a $650 million pool, and a side fund that will support the company's larger investments, which closed with $300 million. The firm previously similarly closed a $650 main fund… Read More

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Clinton Channels Her Inner Southern Baptist in Nevada

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Ben Carson: 'Some' accountability with Cruz campaign firing

Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday that he found a measure of accountability when Sen. Ted Cruz fired a staffer Monday for sharing a false story about Sen. Marco Rubio.

"There is some there," Mr. Carson said on "Fox and Friends" when asked if he ...

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To Stop Trump, Study The Whigs 1836 Strategy?

As we contemplate a future where the Republican Party could come unraveled and possibly go the way of the Whigs, could a strategy employed in the first Whig presidential campaign provide some insight into how to stop Donald Trump? Something's got to happen. And since the notion that the non-Trump Republican candidates could meet and agree on a nominee to […]

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'Fanatical Ideology': Bernie Sanders Issues Multilingual Poster; His Campaign Probably Didn't Expect This Reaction.

"Hitler and Stalin said it way before him."

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Charlotte Council Votes to Allow Transgender People to Use Public Bathrooms That Correspond to Gender Identity

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Hands On With eero, Or A Noob's Guide To Building An At-Home Wireless Mesh Network

unspecified eero was supposed to go out late last year to those who bought the system during pre-launch but a manufacturing hiccup pushed the ship date to the here and now. But the startup has toiled away for well over a year to hopefully solve the agonizing pain of waiting for the next episode of your favorite Netflix show to load – It does this with a step-by-step Wifi mesh network kit you can… Read More

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Cruz Has 37% vs Trump's 29% in Texas, Rubio Has 15%

John Kasich has 5% and Ben Carson has 4% in Texas, according to University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll. Hillary Clinton leads over Bernie Sanders with 54% vs 44% Survey of 1,200 registered voters was conducted from Feb. 12-Feb. 19 with margin of error of +/- 4.21 ppts among Republicans and +/- 5.44 ppts among Democrats Texas primary is March 1. Early voting began a week ago and continues through Friday

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Anti-Donald Trump super PAC tries to circle the wagons against GOP front-runner

The executive director of a super PAC devoted to defeating GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is trying to circle the wagons among conservatives and political operatives who want to slow Mr. Trump down, laying out a new step-by-step strategy on how to go about it.

Katie Packer, executive director of ...

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Spike Lee Narrates New Ad For Bernie Sanders

'He will do the right thing'

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Hillary Clinton's Closed-Door Comments Reveal the 'Chief' Reason She Believes Donald Trump Must Be Defeated

"And it's not just Trump."

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Team8 Cyber Security Group Grabs $23 Million Series B

Safety concept: Closed Padlock on digital background Team8, the unique Israeli cyber security company that is part venture capitalist, part think tank and part startup incubator announced a $23 Million Series B round today from a variety of investors. Last year's $18 million Series A round included Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Investments, Marker LLC, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) and Innovation Endeavors. BVP brought industry security… Read More

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Donald Trump repeats dubious posts, says 'it was just a retweet'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an online following of more than 6 million people on Twitter alone.

His response when challenged? To ...

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Trump Leads GOP Race in Kasich's Home State of Ohio: Poll

Donald Trump leads Ohio Gov. John Kasich, 31%-26%, among the state's likely Republican presidential primary voters, according to a Quinnipiac Poll Winning his home state's March 15 primary critical to Kasich's presidential bid. Ted Cruz third with 21%, Marco Rubio at 13%, Ben Carson at 5% Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, says a Kasich win in Ohio "crucial" for Republicans trying to stop Trump A Trump defeat of Kasich in Ohio "would be an impressive demonstrat

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Republican race rips bandage off Nevada immigration detente

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) - Nevada Republicans thought they had put their immigration problems behind them.

After Sen. Harry Reid held onto his seat in 2010 by defending immigrants' rights and in 2012 President Barack Obama handily won a state that is only 52 percent white, the state's Republicans backed off ...

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Most Americans Support FBI Over Apple, Finds Pew

iPhone5c-back-camera Pew Research Center has released a study on the dispute between the FBI and Apple. 51 percent of Americans think Apple should assist the FBI and unlock the iPhone 5c while 38 percent of Americans side with Apple. Read More

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With Bush Out, Clinton Tops 2016 Super PAC Support

With the Republican field winnowing and wealthy Democratic donors writing massive checks, Hillary Clinton now boasts the richest Super PAC of any presidential candidate.

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Senate panel to hear drug dealer sentencing bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana Senate committee is set to vote on a bill that mandates tougher sentences for some convicted drug dealers.

Bill author Republican Rep. Greg Steuerwald of Avon said the bill being considered Tuesday would keep the worst drug dealers off the streets for longer periods.

The ...

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Google Is Closing Google Compare, Its Financial Services Comparison Service

Screenshot 2016-02-23 16.49.59 Google is closing down its advertising product which served suggestions for a range of financial products, including credit cards, mortgages and insurance policies. Read More

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