July 5, 2016

Did Hillary Clinton Commit Perjury In Front Of Benghazi Committee?

FBI: 110 e-mails contained 'classified information at the time they were sent or received'

Via: The Daily Caller

Full Show: With All Due Respect (07/05/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway, former Congressman Harold Ford of Tennessee, and NBC News' Katy Tur on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

July 4, 2016

The (Champaign) News-Gazette

The budget that isn't

Democrats and Republicans in Springfield did the best they could to fashion a state budget truce. But the voters have a right to expect better.

When pigs fly, as the old saying goes, it's unfair to grade them on the ...

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WATCH LIVE: Trump Rally Raleigh, North Carolina

Begins at 7:00 p.m. EST, 4:00 p.m. PST

Via: The Daily Caller

Drivers are warming up to autonomous cars. Mostly.

Volvo Autonomous Sensors The results of two new studies—one big, one really big—on what consumers want in autonomous cars have been released recently. The answer of both is, in a nutshell, we want to be able to let a car drive on its own when driving is monotonous or annoying, like during the daily commute. But we also definitely want to have the ability to take control of the car if something goes wrong.… Read More

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FBI Decides Not to File Charges: Is Clinton in the Clear?

On "With All Due Respect," John Heilemann and Al Hunt discuss FBI Director James Comey's recommendation that Hillary Clinton shouldn't face charges over her e-mail practices while serving as secretary of state.

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Media Shreds Clinton in Wake of FBI Report on Email Scandal

The post Media Shreds Clinton in Wake of FBI Report on Email Scandal appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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On Hillary emails, Comey's evidence clashes with Comey's conclusions


So it turns out that while you can indict a ham sandwich, indicting our top diplomat for "extremely careless" handling of national secrets at a time of war against the most determined and diabolical enemy we have ever faced — well, that is just a waste of time. Inconvenient. ...

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Female Day Care Worker Pleads Guilty To Raping Children

'They've showed no remorse to me'

Via: The Daily Caller

Twilio now helps AWS send texts

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Co-Founder & CEO at Twilio Inc. Jeff Lawson during TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 - Day 2 at Copper Box Arena on December 8, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Lawson Twilio today announced a new collaboration with Amazons' AWS platform. The company says it is "helping AWS provide the delivery of SMS messages through the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)" and notes that SNS users will now benefit from Twilio's experience in sending bulk messages. What exactly does that mean? We weren't sure either, so we asked the company. Read More

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Stumping With Obama, Clinton Hits Trump With Birther Joke

Hillary Clinton was joined by President Barack Obama on the campaign trail on Tuesday. At a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, the presumptive Democratic nominee knocked Donald Trump for his involvement in the birther movement and his prolific tweeting. She also called on her opponent to release his tax returns.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The "Biggest Loser" Election?

(Steven Hayward) Donald Trump owes some of his contemporary fame and notoriety to his hit reality TB show "The Apprentice." But if this election cycle were re-imagined as a reality TV show (which doesn't actually require "re-imagining" since it is all too real), it would have to be as a new iteration of "The Biggest Loser." The news today is that each person has huge negatives with voters. One poll shows Trump

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Report: EgyptAir Pilots Attempted to Extinguish Fire Before Crash

Egyptian investigators said Tuesday that pilots aboard the EgyptAir flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May attempted to extinguish a fire aboard the plane.

The post Report: EgyptAir Pilots Attempted to Extinguish Fire Before Crash appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Man involved in Auburn shootout indicted on weapons charge

SEATTLE (AP) - A 31-year-old Auburn man accused of wounding a state Department of Corrections officer during a shootout last month has been indicted on a federal weapons charge.

A criminal complaint filed in federal court says Randy Lee Hall was the subject of an ongoing federal firearms investigation since ...

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Embedding Tweets Now Illegal For News Agencies In China

'Punished and given warnings for fabricating news'

Via: The Daily Caller

FBI recommends no charges for Hillary Clinton over use of personal email servers

hillary-clinton-shutterstock While noting that Hillary Clinton and her staff were "extremely careless" in using a series of personal e-mail servers during her time as Secretary of State, the FBI recommended the Department of Justice bring no formal charges against the presumptive Democratic nominee, FBI Director James Comey said today in a press conference. During its investigation, the FBI wasn't able… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Obama Says His Faith in Hillary Clinton 'Always Been Rewarded'

"I'm here today because I believe in Hillary Clinton, and I want you to help elect her to be the next president of the United States of America," President Obama says at campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. Says he's seen up close how smart and prepared Clinton is and he has benefited from her counsel Obama says at end of his primary election battle with Clinton in 2008, "I saw the grace and the energy with which she threw herself into my campaign" NOTE: This is Obama's first campaign appearance wi

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Marine Corps to Allow Heavier Women to Join the Service

The U.S. Marine Corps issued new guidelines over the Fourth of July holiday weekend that will relax weight limits for servicewomen.

The post Marine Corps to Allow Heavier Women to Join the Service appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Nuclear Escalation Is Getting More Likely, It's Time To Step Up Missile Defense

Missile defense can counter threats while leaving diplomatic options open.

Via: The Daily Caller

Suiteness wants you to stay in suites instead of regular hotel rooms

Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace Nobu Suite 12 Green Suites are a weird thing within the hotel industry. While there are hundreds of thousands of suites around the world, most of these are only occupied about 20 percent of the time and sit empty the rest of the year. Plus, the nicest ones aren't listed or even available to book on hotel's websites. Brands are afraid to showcase their unique inventory, and assume that the suites will… Read More

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China Plans Military Drills in Contested South China Sea

China plans to conduct military drills in the disputed South China Sea ahead of an international court decision on Beijing's contested claims to large swaths of the territory.

The post China Plans Military Drills in Contested South China Sea appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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John Podesta: 'Great day' for Hillary Clinton

Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta told reporters Tuesday that the FBI director's blistering critique of Hillary Clinton's email system "hardly" overshadows her first campaign rally with President Obama.

Speaking to reporters upon their arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Air Force One, Mr. Podesta pronounced the occassion "a great day."


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House Leadership To Meet With Sergeant-At-Arms Over Dem Protest

'Not the way the House should work'

Via: The Daily Caller

Theranos faces congressional inquiry over faulty blood tests

elizabeth-holmes2 The U.S. House of Representatives recently sent a letter to troubled blood analysis startup Theranos asking for an explanation of the company's failure to offer accurate results to patients using its proprietary blood test technology. Theranos developed a technique using its proprietary 'Edison' machine it claimed could detect hundreds of diseases using just one drop of blood. Read More

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White House Had No Advance Notice on Comey Remarks: Earnest

No one at the White House got advance notice that FBI Director James Comey would speak, or on what he would say, White House spokesman Josh Earnest tells reporters aboard Air Force One. "I don't have an official reaction to share"; says career prosecutors at DOJ still reviewing, have decision to make ''about how or whether to proceed'' ''We have gone to great lengths'' to avoid interfering or appear to be interfering with probe into Hillary Clinton's e-mails, Earnest says Related: How the FBI's

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Comey comedy, Comey comity

(Scott Johnson) Listening attentively to FBI Director Comey's announcement this morning (text here), one could hear him shredding each of Hillary Clinton's excuses, evasions, lies and deceits regarding her use of private email server to conduct official business. He described her handling of national defense information as "extremely careless," conduct that precisely fits the violation of section 793(f) of the Espionage Act, not to mention other possibly applicable laws. You can read

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MSNBC: Comey's Statement Will Be Politically Difficult for Clinton

The post MSNBC: Comey's Statement Will Be Politically Difficult for Clinton appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Raimondo: Clinton email use 'careless,' pleased by outcome

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she's pleased and not surprised that the FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state.

The Democratic governor tells WPRO-AM that "everybody agrees it was ...

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FBI Director Comey: 'Sanctions' Are Appropriate In Cases Like Clinton's

Similar actions often warrant firing or security clearance removal

Via: The Daily Caller

On-demand staffing startup HourlyNerd lands $22 million Series C

Group of male and female programmers coding in a big room. HourlyNerd, a Boston-based, startup aspires to be more than an on-demand staffing service for skilled employees. It wants to be a full-service platform for large companies to change the way they think about employees. "If you think about a company today, it's structured in the same way as 100 years ago," says company co-CEO and co-founder Rob Biederman. HourlyNerd sees… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Anthony Weiner Praises James Comey in Tweet

Anthony Weiner appeared to praise the fairness of FBI Director James Comey in a tweet on Tuesday, quipping he was a "partisan hack" but he couldn't "figure out which party."

The post Anthony Weiner Praises James Comey in Tweet appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

The (Brazoria County) Facts. July 3, 2016.

Reconciliation at heart of our country

When we think of our nation's birthday, which we are celebrating this weekend, we naturally think of our freedoms the Founding Fathers boldly declared on July 4, 1776.

After its historic passage, in what might serve as ...

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Ryan: Not Charging Hillary Sets 'Terrible Precedent'

'This announcement defies explanation. No one should be above the law'

Via: The Daily Caller

iOS 10 beta 2 is now available to developers

0195 Apple just released the second iteration of its iOS 10 developer beta. This update is only available to iOS developers with a developer account — at least for now. Apple unveiled iOS 10 at its annual developer conference. Read More

Source: TechCrunch