May 6, 2016

Kim Jong Un Champions Nuclear Arms at North Korean Congress

QuickTake: North Korea Defies World (Again) With Nuclear Intent

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Latest: Amendment reinserts crimes in election laws

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on criminal penalties for campaign finance violations (all times local):

6:41 p.m.

The Senate has passed a measure to reinsert criminal penalties into a sweeping campaign finance bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed earlier this session.

The measure reinserts certain criminal penalties related to campaign finance ...

Source: stories: Politics

StemExpress Frustrated By 'Rogue' House Panel Demanding Docs

'Difficult to keep up with'

Via: The Daily Caller

With All Due Respect: Best of the Week (05/06/16)

Bloomberg Politics' Mark Halperin and John Heilemann present some of the biggest moments from the political week that was on "With All Due Respect." (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Kendra Wilkinson Posts Sexy Swimsuit Pic And Reconnects With Girls Next Door' Co-Star

'And that was wrong'

Via: The Daily Caller

Bar Roulette routes your Uber to a random bar nearby

Cocktail Glass Want to go party the night away but not sure where to go? Bar Roulette's brand new iOS app has you covered. Press a button to summon an Uber, and it will take you to a bar picked from the highest-rated bars on Yelp and Foursquare. The twist? The app won't tell you where you are going until you arrive. It aims to break you out of your routines and add a bit of adventure to your life. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Campaign Says It's Received Support of Former Sen. Dole

Bob Dole, in statement distributed by Donald Trump campaign, is quoted as saying that it's important that primary "votes be honored and it is time that we support the party's presumptive nominee, Donald J. Trump." Dole, former senator, is also former presidential nominee NOTE, Feb. 22, Bob Dole Endorses Marco Rubio in 2016 Race: ABC Link

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Ice Age Europe: More Dramatic Than You Thought

(John Hinderaker) From the Washington Post: Take Ice Age Europe, for example. A new study of genetic material from the period reveals a continent roiling with change. First, an upstart band of modern humans arrived, slowly pushing their ancient predecessors out of existence. But soon that new lineage was swept aside by a group of big game hunters. For the next 15,000 years, the older community lay in wait in a remote

Source: Power Line

The Latest: Bill easing dark money rules passes Senate

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a bill that would ease rules on anonymous political spending (all times local):

4:50 p.m.

The Senate has approved a bill easing rules on anonymous political spending ahead of the November election.

The proposal includes an amendment that borrows language from a sweeping campaign ...

Source: stories: Politics

Presidential Optics Guru Josh King Grades the 2016 Candidates

On "With All Due Respect," Josh King, former White House director of production for presidential events for President Clinton, breaks down compelling scenes from some of the big events during this campaign cycle and comments on 'The Donald's' hat.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

FBI, Justice Department Using Russian Password-Cracking Software

The Justice Department and FBI are using password-breaking software produced by a Russian technology firm set up by a cryptographer who attended a school linked to the KGB.

The U.S. government's contracts and use of the Russian-origin password-cracking software produced by the Moscow-based company called Elcomsoft is raising security concerns among some U.S. officials and security experts.

The post FBI, Justice Department Using Russian Password-Cracking Software appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Georgia Republican hopefuls say unity behind Trump essential

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Republican congressional hopefuls largely fell in line behind Donald Trump during a series of debates Friday, days after Trump essentially clinched the party's presidential nomination. Only one candidate - Derrick Grayson in the GOP U.S. Senate primary - expressed doubts about the businessman.

Three Democrats hoping ...

Source: stories: Politics

WATCH LIVE: Trump Rally In Eugene, Oregon [LIVE STREAM]

Begins at 10:00 p.m. EST, 7:00 p.m. PST

Via: The Daily Caller

West Ham becomes first English Premiership football club to sign an e-sports player

west ham esports West Ham United has become the first football team in the UK to embrace e-sports after the club signed pro gamer and World Cup runner-up Sean Allen, aka Dragonn. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Donald Trump vs. Paul Ryan: Who Will Blink First?

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss the upcoming meeting between Paul Ryan and Donald Trump and the presumptive GOP nominee's difficulty in lining up support from Republicans on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

House passes bill pre-empting some city gun laws

PHOENIX (AP) - The House has passed a measure that would punish cities, towns and counties that pass firearms legislation stricter than state law.

Existing law generally prohibits municipalities from enacting firearms laws that are tougher than what the state allows.

Republican Sen. Steve Smith of Maricopa said the law ...

Source: stories: Politics

Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian Just Shared Some Big News In A Quiet Way

Is that a baby bump?

Via: The Daily Caller

Relay is a beautiful app for creating and sharing custom maps

relay Today's mapping applications are focused on helping you navigate to one spot to the next, or discovering the businesses around you. But they tend to be utilitarian in nature, and not what anyone would describe as "fun" to use. A new mapping application called Relay changes that. This simple, expertly designed app lets you create custom maps for your upcoming trips, so you… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Obama Questions Trump's Gravitas, Previewing Election Attacks

Previewing lines of attack that voters can expect to hear more of this year, President Barack Obama said Donald Trump's long record deserves scrutiny and suggested the presumptive Republican presidential nominee hasn't offered serious proposals on the economy or national security.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

What the Hell Happened?

(Steven Hayward) You can still see that much of the conservative establishment remains in a state of shock that Donald Trump has rolled up the field in convincing fashion. Not two weeks ago it was assumed that there would be a contested convention in Cleveland. Now the fallback position is a contest over the platform, or maybe insisting the convention choose Trump's running mate, which neither party has done for more than

Source: Power Line

Trump Finance Chair Ran a Bank That Cashed in on Taxpayer Bailouts

Donald Trump's newly-appointed national finance chairman, Steven Mnuchin, ran a bank that made billions of dollars off of taxpayer bailouts and cost the federal government an estimated $13 billion.

The post Trump Finance Chair Ran a Bank That Cashed in on Taxpayer Bailouts appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Twin Falls police investigating after gun fired at school

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.

Twin Falls spokesman Josh Palmer says no one was injured Friday, but a student who discharged the weapon has been taken into custody and faces possible charges.

Palmer added that police believe ...

Source: stories: Politics

Gillmor Gang LIVE 05.06.16

Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, Robert Scoble, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pmPT/4pmET. Our live chat stream during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang's Facebook page HERE G3's archive on ustream G3's Facebook page HERE Read More

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Trump Campaign Upends the Science of Presidential Transition

Donald Trump's unorthodox campaign is a challenge for people managing the transition to the next president, a process that has been reduced to a near-science in Washington and that in turn will test a candidate known for his throw-out-the-playbook style.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Report: Clinton to be Interviewed in FBI Probe

The FBI will interview Hillary Clinton within the next few weeks in the latest leg of its probe into her use of an unsecured email system while she served as secretary of state, CBS News reported Friday.

The post Report: Clinton to be Interviewed in FBI Probe appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Amendment reinserts crimes for campaign finance violations

PHOENIX (AP) - The Senate has amended an elections-related bill to reinsert criminal penalties and make other changes to a sweeping campaign finance bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed earlier this session.

Republican Sen. Adam Driggs of Phoenix sponsored the campaign finance overhaul and is now backing an amendment that would ...

Source: stories: Politics

UN Chief Believes The World's 'Crises Could Be Solved' By Fighting Global Warming

'I made climate change the top priority'

Via: The Daily Caller

Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

IOTGlobe Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the "Internet of Everything" as a potential $17 trillion market, five to 10 times more impactful on society than the Internet itself. Two years later, it seems that Chambers' prediction for the phenomenon more commonly known as the Internet of Things (IoT) could be on the conservative side. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Says Britain 'Better Off' Leaving EU: Fox

Donald Trump says on Fox that Britain better off outside the EU; "I'm not making that as a recommendation;" "I want them to make their own decision." He cited immigration as reason Britain would be better off, saying migration's "been a horrible thing for Europe and ''a lot of that was pushed by the EU" Story Link

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll meditates on Our Lady of the Trigger in GOOD HEAVENS! She writes: Let me make several points about the recent incident with the deranged woman-like substance having a meltdown at UMass Amherst. First. Gentlemen: There is really no better way to wound a woman to her very core than to attack her looks. When I was a Freshman at Northwestern University, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I

Source: Power Line

Donald Trump rules out picking a Democrat as his running mate

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday ruled out selecting a Democrat as his vice presidential choice, saying he'll pick a "great Republican" to be on his ticket.

"I would rule him out, or her out," he said on "Fox and Friends" when asked if he would rule in ...

Source: stories: Politics

Ogling Melania: Chris Matthews Caught On Hot Mic

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The post Ogling Melania: Chris Matthews Caught On Hot Mic appeared first on DailySurge.

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All aboard

The House speaker took the extraordinary step of saying he isn't ready to support the presumptive nominee, and Trump fired right back.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Activists: Insurgents seize village south of Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) - A coalition of Syrian rebels and jihadists seized a strategic village from pro-government forces outside the contested city of Aleppo on Friday, signaling the reemergence of a powerful, ultraconservative insurgent coalition on the opposition's side in the Syria conflict.

Renewed fighting erupted around the village of Khan ...

Source: stories: Politics

Obama Admin Deported Less Than One Percent of Visa Overstays

The Obama administration deported less than one-percent of the nearly half-a-million foreign nationals who illegally overstayed their visas in 2015, according to new statistics published by the Department of Homeland Security.

The post Obama Admin Deported Less Than One Percent of Visa Overstays appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Challengers of Arizona ID theft laws suffer another defeat

PHOENIX (AP) - Attorneys challenging Arizona identity theft laws that were used to charge hundreds of immigrants have been dealt a second defeat this week.

An appeals court on Monday threw out U.S. District Judge David Campbell's order that barred Maricopa County officials from enforcing two laws that target people ...

Source: stories: Politics

Sanders's Plan to Win Over Clinton Superdelegates More Rhetoric Than Action

The delegate math of the Democratic race remains in the front-runner's favor.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

'Captain America: Civil War' Review

Despite the name on the marquee and the content of the advertising campaign, this is very much a film about Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.).

The post 'Captain America: Civil War' Review appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

LGBT community braces for impact of new counseling law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay.

It took time because he hadn't fully acknowledged his sexuality, but also because he had to trust the ...

Source: stories: Politics

Apple Music's new student membership option discounts the service by 50%

apple-music-android Amid news that Apple Music is getting a makeover come this summer, Apple today launched a new plan to boost subscribers to its streaming music service and competitor to Spotify, SoundCloud, Tidal and others. It's introducing an Apple Music student plan which will discount the service by 50 percent for those who are enrolled in an eligible college or university. That means in the U.S.,… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Mike Huckabee Wants Me Out Of The Republican Party, Which Sounds Good

When you think of the future of the Republican Party, what's the first name that comes to mind? Go ahead, I'll give you a minute. Okay? Well, peasant, if you said anything other than "Mike Huckabee," you're wrong. Here's why. Sam Reisman, Mediaite: Former GOP candidate Mike Huckabee has come out in loud support of […]

Via: The Daily Caller

SpaceX successfully landed another rocket on a drone ship

spacex landing pic SpaceX successfully launched the Japanese communications satellite, JCSAT-14 on their Falcon 9 rocket at 1:22am EST today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. After the launch, the company soft-landed the first stage of the rocket on their drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You" – the second time this has ever been done. Landing confirmed. Second stage continuing to carry JCSAT-14… Read More

Source: TechCrunch