March 1, 2016

Top-Rated NFL Prospect DESTROYS His Haters On Twitter

'slaving away to pay back student loan debt'

Via: The Daily Caller

Network Exec's Frank Admission to Investors About Trump: 'It May Not Be Good for America, but It's Damn Good for CBS'

"It's a terrible thing to say." 

Source: - Stories

The Rolling Stones to Play Free Show in Cuba Days After President Obama's Visit

The concert is expected to draw a massive audience in a country where the government once persecuted young people for listening to rock music.

Source: - Stories

Supreme Court Resumes Opinions, Voiding Vermont Health Law

The U.S. Supreme Court released its first opinions since Justice Antonin Scalia's death, issuing a pair of 6-2 rulings, including one that voided a Vermont law requiring insurers to submit claims information for inclusion in a state database.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Facebook fights Periscope by showing Live videos higher than saved streams

Facebook Live It doesn't matter if it was Live if you missed it. And Facebook knows that people watch actually Live streams 3X longer than saved ones. So it's changing the News Feed to prefer on-going broadcasts. Twitter's big advantage with Periscope is that they're both inherently real-time platforms. Periscopes generate notifications for all your followers there, and show up… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Landmark Virginia Gun Carry Deal Signed Into Law

Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed the six bills that make up the gun carry deal he and the state's Republicans agreed to late last month.

The post Landmark Virginia Gun Carry Deal Signed Into Law appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Top border chief to agents who object to Obama amnesty: 'Look for another job'

Customs and Border Protection Commission R. Gil Kerlikowske told Border Patrol agents who object to President Obama's amnesty policies that it's time to "look for another job," saying Tuesday that agents have to follow the orders of their superiors.

Mr. Kerlikowske was objecting to testimony last month from the Border ...

Source: stories: Politics

Ryan Warns Trump: Nominee Must Disavow Bigoted Groups [VIDEO]

Republican nominee 'must reject any group or cause that is built on bigotry'

Via: The Daily Caller

8-Year-Old Girl Killed by Father's Birthday Balloon

"We all want to turn back yesterday and start over again."

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Trump: No One Has Done More for Equality Than I Have

"David Duke and all were disavowed. I disavowed them on Friday."

Source: - Stories

DHS Secretly Scrubbed 1,000 Names From U.S. Terror Watch Lists

The Department of Homeland Security removed the names of nearly 1,000 individuals suspected of terrorism ties from the U.S. terrorist watch list, according to newly released documents obtained by an advocacy group under a Freedom of Information Act request.

The post DHS Secretly Scrubbed 1,000 Names From U.S. Terror Watch Lists appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Here is how to watch the Apple vs. FBI congressional hearing live

Capitol Building. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Marìa Helena Carey Today at 1pm EST representatives from Apple and the FBI will give testimony before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. The hearing is titled "The Encryption Tightrope: Balancing Americans' Security and Privacy," and will be streamed live on YouTube. The hearing will cover the events surrounding the FBI's request for Apple to unlock the iPhone of the San… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Recent Missouri Editorials

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Feb. 29

Ethics and the Missouri Senate. Profiles in (not) courage:

When and if a proposal to enact a ban on lobbyists' gifts to Missouri lawmakers in excess of $50 a year comes back before the state Senate, the senators should be willing to take a recorded ...

Source: stories: Politics

NBC: Trump Polling Higher Than Rubio, Cruz Combined

40 percent for Trump

Via: The Daily Caller

New Documents Reveal Osama Bin Laden Had $29 Million in Wealth, Requested it Mainly Be Used for 'Jihad' in Personal Will

"If I am to be killed, pray for me a lot and give continuous charities in my name.."

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Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke Accuses Media of 'Lying': 'I Never Endorsed Trump'

"I've not endorsed him, but I do think that we should vote for him," Duke said. 

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Club for Growth Warns Lawmakers Not to Endorse Trump: Politico

Club for Growth may not lend support to GOP congressional candidates that endorse Donald Trump, Politico reports, citing an anonymous source. Unnamed source familiar with group's endorsement process says backing Trump before GOP nomination is finalized would be seen as "a serious error in judgment" Club for Growth, which backs lower taxes and less govt spending, has spent $3.5m against Trump already: Politico

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Donald and the Terminator

(Steven Hayward) While we await the results from Super Tuesday (was ever a primary event better named for someone like Trump?), today's best commentary comes from William McGurn in the Wall Street Journal, comparing Donald to Arnold: As with Mr. Trump today, a potent combination of celebrity and political incorrectness transform Mr. Schwarzenegger into a larger than life figure when set against ordinary pols. Just as Mr. Trump now campaigns against the Washington

Source: Power Line

3 industries being disrupted in developing countries

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY Phil HAZLEWOOD Motorists queue in a long traffic jam in Lagos on January 17, 2014. Workers in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital get up as early to travel to work, knowing that if they leave it any later the traffic will be gridlocked. Even so, it can still take them up to four hours to get to work and they then have to leave mid-afternoon to make the long trip home. So, at least eight hours a day or 40 hours a week, all spent in traffic jams in a car or a bus because there's no other option. AFP PHOTO/ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images) Entrepreneurs in developing nations have redefined the words "bootstrapping" and "disruptive," creating all kinds of businesses that solve major societal problems. These solutions affect hundreds, thousands and sometimes millions of people, and are often developed with few resources and scarce funding. For me, it's impossible to think about these two (sometimes… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

DIA: Russian Software Could Threaten U.S. Industrial Control Systems

The Defense Intelligence Agency warned this month that Russian government hackers could penetrate U.S. industrial control networks using commercial security software.

The post DIA: Russian Software Could Threaten U.S. Industrial Control Systems appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Mexican gets 40 years for running Texas sex trafficking ring

HOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican man who ran a sex trafficking ring in Texas has been sentenced to 40 years in a U.S. prison.

Gerardo Salazar of Mexico City was sentenced Monday in Houston. Salazar in October pleaded guilty to four counts of harboring illegal immigrants for the purpose of ...

Source: stories: Politics

#OscarsSoWhite And Selective Outrage

While I scratch my head as to why not one African-American actor was nominated, I remain optimistic.

Via: The Daily Caller

Tomi Lahren Asks Black Radio Host If Black Lives Matter Is a 'Positive' Movement — Listen to His Blunt Response

"I hate using the word, but I can't find another one right now."

Source: - Stories

Anti-Trump Group Wants Him Booted From Conservative Gathering

"'…insufficiently conservative."

Source: - Stories

Sign Up To Volunteer At Disrupt NY

Disrupt London volunteers Do you love getting your hands dirty and want to be a part of the best startup show in tech? If so, you should definitely sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer at Disrupt NY 2016. TechCrunch is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to the Work Exchange at this year's show. Read More

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Chelsea Clinton Concerned 'That Not Enough People Are Getting Involved' In Democratic Party

The post Chelsea Clinton Concerned 'That Not Enough People Are Getting Involved' In Democratic Party appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Donald Trump on off-the-record comments to The New York Times: 'Everything's negotiable'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he's willing to negotiate to a certain extent on immigration, amid a story about off-the-record comments he reportedly made about the subject during a recent meeting with the New York Times.

"We had a board meeting, it was off the record — all of ...

Source: stories: Politics

Fancypants $61,456-Per-Year College Bans Red Bull Sales To Reduce 'HIGH-RISK SEX'

'I learned in my psychology class that energy drinks are linked to high-risk sex and drug use'

Via: The Daily Caller

Burqa-Wearing Nanny Accused of Beheading Young Child Leads Police Back to Apartment: 'I Came Here…'

"A voice told me to wear so."

Source: - Stories

Experiment Tests Kids Raised Around Guns and Those Shielded From Them — One Side of Gun Debate Will Likely Be Shocked by Results

"Those two children are the ones who have guns in their homes …"

Source: - Stories

New Egnyte product puts customers in control of encryption keys

Old fashioned keys in bank safe deposit box. Egnyte announced a new product today that lets customers control their encryption keys with either a customer-managed offering or a cloud service that requires less heavy lifting and management. While Egnyte (and all reputable cloud vendors) offer end-to-end encryption, some customers require a greater degree of control of their content. Letting customers manage the encryption keys can give… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Sanders Says His Campaign Is Going to July Convention

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says "the goal for today is to end up with as many delegates as possible" and emphasized that those delegates are awarded proportionally. "This is a campaign that is going to the Philadelphia convention in July," he says after casting a vote in Vermont

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Donald Trump: 'Of course,' I renounce all white supremacist support

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Tuesday that he disavows all support from white supremacists, amid criticism that he didn't sufficiently reject the backing of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Sunday.

"David Duke and all were disavowed," Mr. Trump said on ABC's "Good Morning America," pointing out ...

Source: stories: Politics

Announcing The First Speakers for Disrupt NY 2016

2115763275_1ba00dc90a_b This year's Disrupt NY will take place across the river from Manhattan in Red Hook, at the Brooklyn Cruise Ship terminal. TechCrunch Disrupt, with approximately 5,000 in-person attendees, will spend four days (including our hackathon) discussing the most exciting and innovative things in the startup world. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Please NO! Introducing "The MacBook Selfie Stick"

selfie sticksYou know you want one.

The post Please NO! Introducing "The MacBook Selfie Stick" appeared first on DailySurge.

Source: DailySurge

Trump, Obama and the Frustration Felt by U.S. Voters

Former New Hampshire Governor Judd Gregg talks about voter frustration in the United States and Donald Trump's impact on the Republican Party. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

I confess

(Scott Johnson) I could support any of the remaining GOP presidential contenders, but I am opposed to the nomination of Donald Trump. I think he is deepening the rancor within the Republican Party and contributing to its defeat if not destruction. I fear that his testament will be President Hillary Clinton, a Democratic Congress and a leftist Supreme Court for the foreseeable future. I take it that my opposition to Trump requires

Source: Power Line

Obama to meet with GOP leaders on court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is due to meet face-to-face Tuesday with the Senate Republican leaders vowing to block his Supreme Court nominee — no matter who it is — with the hope of keeping the seat open for a Republican president to fill next year.

Senate Majority Leader ...

Source: stories: Politics

An Interview with General Keith Alexander on cybersecurity, Snowden, and IronNet

4840536494_fd2f33d8b7_b In this episode of Ventured, my partner Brook Byers and General Keith Alexander engage in a wide-ranging discussion on terrorism, Apple, cyber threats, Edward Snowden and network security. Read More

Source: TechCrunch