June 27, 2016

Red Cross Attacked For 'Super Racist' Pool Safety Poster

The non-compliant black children were labeled 'not cool'

Via: The Daily Caller

Thrive Market raises $111 million for its online organic grocery store

thrive market banner Buy organic groceries online, at an affordable price. That's the mantra of Los Angeles-based Thrive Market, which has raised a significant $111 million Series B funding round, led by Invus. Thrive, which competes with similar online grocery services like Vitacost, believes there is a significant market opportunity to make natural foods more accessible to consumers and they've… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Campaign Reaches Out to Pastors After Abortion Decision

The candidate did not immediately comment on the Supreme Court's ruling.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Senate quarrels over enforcing state immigration law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Some North Carolina senators say they fear a bill creating penalties for entities that do not comply with state immigration law could give the attorney general unwarranted power to investigate citizens and handle state dollars.

The Senate on Monday gave tentative approval to a bill that ...

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Suicide Bombers Raid Lebanese Christian Village And Kill Five People

ISIS might now target Christian civilians in Lebanon

Via: The Daily Caller

How digital marketers can get better results with less capital

pinchpenny There has been much talk of late about the end of easy venture capital and what will happen to startup economics when everyone is forced to spend more wisely. Spending wisely should always be an objective regardless of the economic conditions. But this is especially true for marketers who control a large share of the budget at many companies — and who are the most at risk for wasting money. Read More

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Clinton and Warren Team Up to Bash Trump

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren's appearance with Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail and Donald Trump's reaction to it.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Democrat Governor Vetoes Missouri Constitutional Carry Bill

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed legislation that would have allowed any adult who was legally allowed to possess a firearm to carry it without a permit.

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Donald Trump's Republican opponents take fight to convention

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is confident that the push to block the New York billionaire's coronation as the party's presidential nominee will flame out at the Republican National Convention — though some signs warn that the anti-Trump movement reflects lingering discontent that could undercut his chances of unifying the party ...

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Catholic Church Front And Center In Peace Deal With Colombian Narcos

FARC rebels force female fighters to get abortions

Via: The Daily Caller

Abortion Access Expected to Grow Across U.S. After Court Ruling

By rejecting a Texas abortion law Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court has set in motion a reshaping of the legal landscape across dozens of states where similar attempts to impose debatable medical requirements on clinics and providers are now in jeopardy.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

First They Came for My Commode . . .

(Steven Hayward) If you want to understand why Brexit passed and why more revolts from us peasants are likely ahead, take in this story from The Telegraph today: EU to launch kettle and toaster crackdown after Brexit vote The EU is poised to ban high-powered appliances such as kettles, toasters, hair-dryers within months of Britain's referendum vote, despite senior officials admitting the plan has brought them "ridicule". The European Commission plans to unveil long-delayed

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YouTube Reinstates Free Beacon Couric Videos

YouTube has reinstated a pair of video clips at the center of a Washington Free Beacon story on accusations of deceptive editing in a Katie Couric documentary.

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Hartford rally decries Supreme Court deadlock on immigration

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Protesters in Hartford are calling for a moratorium on immigration-related deportations after a U.S. Supreme Court deadlock that effectively killed President Barack Obama's plan to help millions of immigrants living in the country illegally.

City police arrested several demonstrators Monday afternoon outside the Abraham A. Ribicoff ...

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The Clinton-Warren Kumbaya Moment May Give Way to Tension After November

The two politicians have sometimes regarded one another warily, but are now united in their opposition to Donald Trump.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Daily Show Tweets People Should 'Go Knock Someone Up in Texas' to Celebrate Abortion Ruling

The Daily Show's official Twitter account wrote Monday that people should "go knock someone up in Texas" to celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the state's law regulating abortion clinics.

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Poll: Stark differences among Dems, GOP on immigrants

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A poll indicates more Mainers believe immigrants strengthen the state than believe they're a burden, but there's a stark difference between Republicans and Democrats.

The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram poll (http://bit.ly/294CUVz ) indicates 48 percent of respondents believe immigrants strengthen the state compared to 32 ...

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Google for Education partners with TES to expand the reach of VR Expeditions content in classrooms

Google_for_Education_expeditions Next-gen edtech and virtual reality are both high-stakes platforms that have quite a bit of potential when it comes to defining our near-future. The marriage of the platforms may be far from ready for primetime, but their is a lot of flirtation happening in the space right now thanks to some major players. Today, Google for Education announced that it will be adding integration of… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Calls Warren 'Racist' and 'Total Fraud': NBC News

Donald Trump says Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a "racist" and "a total fraud" after she called him a "nasty man" and criticized him during a Hillary Clinton rally in Ohio, NBC reports. He again takes on Warren's past claim of having Native American heritage, saying in phone interview that she "made up her heritage, which I think is racist. I think she's a racist, actually because what she did was very racist" Earlier: Elizabeth Warren Calls Trump 'Nasty Man,' Mocks 'Goofy' Hat

Source: Bloomberg Politics

White House ridicules House GOP effort to question Obama on Benghazi

The White House blasted a special House committee Monday for trying to interview President Obama about his actions on the night of the Benghazi attack, saying there's photographic proof that the president was working on the crisis at the White House.

"It's not surprising to me that Republicans want to ...

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Facebook rolls out Slideshow movie-maker to compete with Google and Apple

Facebook iOS Slideshow Most people can't shoot compelling videos, and static photos are boring. That's why the tech giants are all pushing their own versions of automatic movie makers based on your media. This month, Apple announced its version called Memories coming to iOS 10 Photos, Google Photos already has its Movies Assistant, and today Facebook is rolling out Slideshow to all iOS users around… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren Speak: Economy, Trump

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speak about the economy, financial regulation and Republican rival Donald Trump. They speak at a rally in Cincinnati. (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Democratic Party Officially Opposed to Free Speech

(John Hinderaker) We have written several times about efforts by Democratic Attorneys General and others to make it a criminal offense to point out deficiencies and errors in the Left's catastrophic anthropogenic global warming theory. Criminalizing one side of a political debate is, as far as I know, unprecedented in American history. Yet the Democratic Party's Platform Committee has now made this assault on the First Amendment official party policy: Democratic operatives

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Clinton Adviser Criticizes Obama on Iran and Russia

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Donald Trump: Elizabeth Warren is a sellout for backing Hillary Clinton

The war of words between Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren escalated Monday after the presumptive Republican presidential nominee cast Mrs. Warren as a sellout for campaigning with his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton.

Mr. Trump said Mrs. Clinton epitomizes much of what Mrs. Warren claims to be battling against.

"As ...

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Meet the team hacking Sundar Pichai and Channing Tatum

Sundar Pichai If you follow tech executives or famous actors on Twitter, you've probably seen references to something called OurMine several times over the last few weeks. That's because a group of three hackers called OurMine have been finding their way accounts belonging to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, and "Magic Mike" star… Read More

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Benghazi Panel Democrats Say Clinton Did Nothing Improper

House Democrats issued a report Monday blasting a Republican-led panel investigating the administration's response to the Benghazi attacks, saying it has found little new information while targeting Hillary Clinton politically.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Top Federal Scientific Integrity Official Left Post Days Before Data Manipulation Report

The top scientific integrity official at a federal agency that informs U.S. energy policy quietly departed this month, and the agency says that has nothing to do with a government report released around the same time that detailed widespread scientific misconduct at an agency lab.

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State police probe lawmaker in wake of residency questions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - State police are investigating a Rhode Island lawmaker after questions were raised about his residency.

WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/28YLyCb) Col. Steven O'Donnell confirmed Monday that the Financial Crimes Unit is investigating Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale.

O'Donnell declined to provide further details, but confirmed police have obtained ...

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Google opens up its Virtual Reality field trips for all, debuts new apps and services for teachers

image04 On the heels of Amazon's entry into the learning materials market, Google this morning also unveiled a series of product announcements aimed at expanding use of Google products and technologies in the classroom setting. At the ISTE conference today, the company introduced a number of new tools for educators, ranging from a research project that helps teaches kids to code called… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Warren Joins Hands With Clinton in Ohio to Rip Into Trump

Their first joint appearance since the Massachusetts senator endorsed the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee earlier this month.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Report: State Department Does Little to Halt Russian Harassment of U.S. Diplomats

The Obama administration has done little to stem systematic harassment of U.S. diplomats abroad by Russian government officials.

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The Latest: McDonnell attorney calls ruling 'home run'

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

An attorney for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is calling the Supreme Court's ruling a "home run."

Noel J. Francisco said Monday that McDonnell's legal ...

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Microsoft's open source .NET Core and ASP.NET Core hit 1.0

microsoft logo It's been over a year and a half since Microsoft first announced the open source .NET Core project, which aims to bring the core parts of Microsoft's .NET framework (and it's cousing, the web-focused ASP.NET Core) to Linux, OS X and other operating systems that the company didn't previously support. As Microsoft announced today, .NET Core and ASP.NET Core have now… Read More

Source: TechCrunch