June 2, 2016

Trump: Clinton Speech 'Nothing to Do With Foreign Policy'

Hillary Clinton's foreign policy speech today was "a political speech," Donald Trump tells supporters in San Jose, Calif. Trump discusses investigation into Clinton's use of a private e-mail server while she was sec. of state; says she's "guilty as hell" and "has to go to jail" Says allowing her to run for president "a disgrace to our nation" Calls Dodd-Frank Act "a disaster," says regulators are "running the banks" Related: Clinton Calls Trump Unprepared, 'Temperamentally Unfit'

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Wear Orange to Stop Gun Violence?

(John Hinderaker) Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. To show opposition to gun violence, some people, including a few celebrities, are wearing orange–the color that hunters wear to avoid being shot accidentally. Cute. Various landmarks, including the Empire State Building, are also being illuminated with orange light. I certainly am opposed to violence, including but not limited to gun violence. The problem is that the antidote to "gun violence" inevitably turns

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Does Bryan Pagliano Pleading The Fifth Mean Hillary Is More Likely To Be Deposed In Judicial Watch Case?

Watchdog hasn't decided if it will ask for Clinton interview

Via: The Daily Caller

Crunch Report | Brand New Emojis

Head of Hillary Clinton Campaign Says he filed a FOIA request for UFO Documents, Instacart has partnered with the food network to shop for your favorite recipes, There are a bunch of new Emoji's being released soon, Newsletter Startup the Skimm is raising 8 Million dollars in a series B. Facebook's Safety Check will soon be community enabled so any disaster can have that… Read More

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Political consultant accused of extortion turns himself in

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada political consultant accused of illegally trying to sway a state lawmaker's vote has surrendered to authorities.

Lawyer David Otto told the Las Vegas Review-Journal (http://bit.ly/1UktFwz ) that his client, Tony Dane, appeared at the Clark County Detention Center on Thursday. Otto said Dane will ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump 'F**king Immigrants' Lawsuit Scheduled On Cusp Of GOP Convention

Hotel allegedly asked Jamaican plaintiff why can't you look Asian?

Via: The Daily Caller

Microsoft Accelerator startup DefinedCrowd connects machine learning with native speakers

definedcrwod_hed Part of Microsoft Accelerator's batch 3 of startups, DefinedCrowd is filling a niche in the big data and machine learning community, providing near-real-time feeds of rich language data, checked by actual well-informed humans all over the world. Read More

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Inside the Beltway: Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton on economy, jobs, terrorism, taxes

"If the race for president comes down to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump could benefit from an edge in public confidence on the issues Americans are prioritizing most this election," notes Lydia Saad, a Gallup analyst, where a new poll finds Mr. Trump better able to handle to handle ...

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Hillary Clinton Mangles Popular Spanish Phrase In Stump Speech [VIDEO]

Hillary no habla espanol

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A micro VC firm in Sacramento raises a fast second fund

Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 5.37.17 PM There may be more VCs per capita in California than anywhere else in the world, but they aren't paying much attention to what's happening in and around the state's capital of Sacramento, Ca. That's both good and bad for what may be the only early-stage venture firm in the area, Moneta Ventures. The outfit – which is technically in Folsom, outside of Sacramento… Read More

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With All Due Respect (06/02/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, NBC News' Kasie Hunt, and the Washington Post's Dan Balz on "With All Due Respect."

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Loose Ends (2)

(Steven Hayward) • I received an email notification today about the new editorial team for the American Political Science Review, the premier academic journal for the field: After an intensive search for the next editorial team, APSA selected a team led by Thomas K├Ânig of the University of Mannheim who will be supported by six associate editors from the University of Mannheim, the University of Bremen, and the London School of Economics

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Clinton fundraising ticks up in May; campaign raises $27 million

After warning supporters that a Donald Trump presidency is a very real possibility, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign saw its fundraising numbers tick up in May, raising $27 million over the course of the month and starting June with more than $40 million in the bank.

Over the past several weeks, ...

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UCLA Gunman Called Victim 'A Very Sick Person' In Blog Post

'Stay away from this sick guy'

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IOT Startup Notion Draws 3.2 Million in Additional Funding

Notion Sensor Notion, a connected home startup headquartered in Denver, closed 3.2 million in additional funding as part of the second tranche of a previous seed round from last year. XL Innovation led the deal with Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures participating. Notion has now raised a total of 5.7 million dollars in addition to a successful Kickstarter. The company currently has 11 employees and has plans… Read More

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State Department: We Don't Know How Many Other Videos May Have Been Edited

The post State Department: We Don't Know How Many Other Videos May Have Been Edited appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Donald Trump hints he could compete in California, Washington, Oregon

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he could make a play for California, Washington and Oregon — three West Coast states that haven't voted for the GOP presidential candidate in a general election since the 1980s.

"I'm going to make a real run in California, OK?" Mr. Trump said ...

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Do These Text Messages Prove That Johnny Depp Beat Amber Heard?

'He kicked you...'

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Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox

gearbox With Tesla's growing popularity, Uber's continued global expansion, incessant rumors of Apple's entry into transit, the ascent of drones, Google's exploration of self-driving cars and the billion-dollar sale of Cruise Automation to GM, the transport sector has never looked hotter for aspiring entrepreneurs. Read More

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Mercer Said to Be Courted to Back Pro-Trump Super-PAC

Donald Trump supporters are courting powerful conservative donor Robert Mercer to be a central part of a yet-to-be-formed super-PAC to support the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, two people familiar with the effort said.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

MSNBC: A Sanders Win in California is a 'Political Earthquake'

The post MSNBC: A Sanders Win in California is a 'Political Earthquake' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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This Endangered Bird Just Derailed A Major Wind Energy Project

Wind farms kill an estimated 573,000 birds each year

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Wynd hits Kickstarter with a portable air filtration system

Wynd Most startups just want to reenforce your phone case or maybe make your speakers a bit more portable. And then there are the ones that have the weight of the world on their shoulders – the companies that look toward their young children and wonder what they can do to make the future world a slightly less terrible place. Sure, that's a big ask for a small air purifier, but hey… Read More

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New York Attorney General Says Trump School Was 'Just a Scam'

Donald Trump's real estate school was "just a scam," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told a television audience Thursday in response to the presumptive Republican nominee's defense of his former educational venture.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

CRB: Respecting the respectable

(Scott Johnson) We continue our preview of the new issue of the Claremont Review of Books courtesy of our friends at the Claremont Institute. I have chosen one essay and three reviews for your consideration, but I had a hard time choosing among the riches on offer in the new issue. You can do your own choosing at the heavily subsidized price of $19.95 a year. Subscribe by clicking on Subscription Services

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2 charged with theft from small Missouri police department

OZARK, Mo. (AP) - Two southwest Missouri men are charged with breaking into a small police department and stealing firearms and other law enforcement gear.

The thefts in February at the Sparta police station came when the building was not staffed because all the town's police officers had resigned.

Christian ...

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Tile raises $18 million to make personal belongings easy to find

Tile's tags bring locate-ability to analog items like wallets and purses. To help people find lost, stolen or misplaced personal effects with the proverbial touch of a button, a startup called Tile has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. For the unfamiliar, Tile makes square, waterproof tags that employ Bluetooth low-energy radio and GPS technology to find objects they're attached to, like wallets, keychains, purses… Read More

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