July 6, 2016

Full Show: With All Due Respect (07/06/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, former Governor Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania, Alice Stewart, former communications director for the Ted Cruz campaign, NBC News' Kasie Hunt and Katy Tur on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Loretta Lynch: No charges against Hillary Clinton

Attorney General Loretta B. Lynch cleared Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, saying she would not pursue a criminal case against the former State Department secretary for mishandling classified information through her secret email account.

Ms. Lynch said she was following the "unanimous" advice of FBI Director James Comey, his agents, and ...

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21-Month Jail Sentence Means World's Biggest Soccer Star Will Probably Still Earn Millions, Thanks To This Particular Law

Multimillionaire soccer player will likely get probation

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NASA's newly upgraded Pleiades supercomputer delves into the mysteries of star formation

klein_pleiades_simulation NASA scientists are bringing one of the most powerful computers in the world — just recently given a tune-up — to bear on the question "Where do stars come from?" So next time your toddler asks you that, you'll be able to say something smart, like "hyper-dense elongated stellar filaments, child." Read More

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Team Clinton Plays Hardball to Neutralize E-Mail News

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss how presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her team are dealing with the political fallout from FBI Director James Comey's rebuke on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Don Lemon Suggests Sexism at Play in Criticism of Clinton's Email Conduct

The post Don Lemon Suggests Sexism at Play in Criticism of Clinton's Email Conduct appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Wisconsin State Journal, July 6

FOIA reforms guard against corruption

Our leaders in Washington have finally updated and improved the Freedom of Information Act, which provides public access to government records.

Congratulations to President Barack Obama and Congress for getting this done.

The timing allows the Democratic president to improve ...

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Alessandra Ambrosio Just Proved She Has No Tan Lines


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(Some) LPs speak up

IMG_1919 (1) Venture capital used to be such an insular, under-the-radar industry that entrepreneur-investor Marc Andreessen has said that he'd never heard the term before arriving in the Bay Area in 1994. He's hardly alone. It wasn't until the mid to late '90s, during the dot.com boom, that the world became acquainted with what venture capitalists do. And it wasn't until… Read More

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Obama doubles down on failed Russia and Syria policy

(Paul Mirengoff) The list of President Obama's foreign policy failures is long. Thanks in large part to Obama, Iran is rich (and still able to go nuclear at the time of its choosing); Libya is a failed state and significant base for ISIS; the butcher Assad remains in power, while ISIS controls wide swaths of territory in Syria; Russia's influence in the Middle East and Eastern Europe hasn't been stronger in decades;

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FEC Complaint Filed Against Clinton Super PAC

A pro-Clinton Super PAC was hit with a Federal Election Commission complaint on Wednesday for accepting $200,000 in contributions from a government-contracting firm, a potential violation of campaign finance laws.

The Campaign Legal Center, a watchdog group, filed the FEC complaint on Wednesday against Priorities USA, a Super PAC that has spent $30 million in support of Hillary Clinton.

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Tennessee editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:


July 6

The Cleveland Daily Banner on responding to two controversial billboards in northeastern Tennessee:

Speaking of billboards - and over the past couple of weeks who hasn't been? - an advocate for love over hate has taken his message to new heights.

He's ...

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John Wayne's 10 Greatest Quotes About Being An American

These are classics...

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Pokémon Go has already taught me so much

This is my world now. I've been playing Pokémon Go for most of today because no force in heaven or on earth could stop me, and here are a few things that I've learned about the game, myself and life as a result. The new Pokémon professor is like real, real handsome but his shoes are terrible I don't like to move very much or at all if possible I'm still cheaper than I am lazy because… Read More

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Bernie Sanders Calls Wolf Blitzer 'Jake' Five Times in One Interview

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Sedgwick County passes illegal immigrant resolution

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County commissioners are officially asking the Kansas Legislature to ban immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from receiving in-state tuition or help from a federal nutrition program.

The resolution passed 3-2 Wednesday after almost two hours of public debate. The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/29yWiJg ) ...

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6 Tips For Keeping The Secret Of Concealed Carry

Does anyone need to know you have a gun? No.

Via: The Daily Caller

Key trends in machine learning and AI

machinelearning You can hardly talk to a technology executive or developer today without talking about artificial intelligence, machine learning or bots. Madrona recently hosted a conference on ML and AI, bringing together some of the biggest technology companies and innovative startups in the Intelligent Application ecosystem. Here are the top takeaways from the conversations at the summit. Read More

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Clinton Takes On Trump: How Nasty Will the Campaign Get?

Speaking in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump's business record. Standing in front of the now-defunct Trump Plaza, the presumptive Democratic nominee mocked Trump as "The King of Debt," a nickname she said he earned in the Jersey shore city. Bloomberg Politics' Margaret Talev has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Group Launches Campaign Hitting Bennet on Obamacare

A new ad campaign is hitting Democratic incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet for his support for Obamacare, which will cause "significant premium increases" for Coloradans next year.

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White House scoffs at Paul Ryan's call to deny Hillary Clinton security briefings

The White House rejected House Speaker Paul D. Ryan's call Wednesday for the administration to deny Hillary Clinton access to classified information during the presidential campaign, saying there's a "longstanding tradition" to provide both major-party nominees with intelligence briefings.

"We should leave those decisions in the hands of our intelligence ...

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'Star Trek' Fans Will Be Excited To Hear This News About William Shatner

'Are we cosplaying'

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Worldpay, Etsy's payments processor, admits to service outage

An Etsy marketplace is set up in Times Square outside the NASDAQ to commemorate the Etsy initial public offering which debuted to the public on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Shares of Etsy dropped up to 9.1% after investors who bought shares during the IPO dumped them on the first day they were allowed to.(�� Richard B. Levine) (Photo by Richard Levine/Corbis via Getty Images) Worldpay, the third-party payments processor for Etsy, has come forward after six days of silence, acknowledging that it is experiencing a service disruption. A significant number of Etsy transactions have been disrupted by ongoing payment processing outages. Over 7000 posts have been made by frustrated merchants in an Etsy forum dedicated to the problem. This is almost twice the volume… Read More

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Ryan Calls for Barring Clinton From Classified Briefings

House Speaker Paul Ryan called for denying Hillary Clinton access to classified information during the presidential campaign, citing the FBI director's findings that Clinton was "extremely careless" in handling sensitive communications.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Mid-Week in Pictures: Special Clinton Edition

(Steven Hayward) The shocking outcome of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's perfidy demands a special edition of our Week in Pictures. Has there ever been a more sleazy family in politics? Well yes, the Kennedys certainly qualify, but have you noticed that in 50 years none of them has come close to the White House again? For that we can believe in some measure of cosmic justice. In this case? Well,

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MSNBC: Clinton Still Avoiding Rope Line Reporters After Email Report

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Bob Corker drops off Donald Trump's veep list

Donald Trump's short list for a vice presidential pick just got shorter.

Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee whose foreign policy chops made him a top contender to be Mr. Trump's running mate, pulled himself out of the running Wednesday.

"There are people far more suited ...

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Former AG: It's Not Comey's Job To Say 'No Reasonable Prosecutor' Would Bring A Case Against Clinton [VIDEO]

'That is not his job. His job is to do the investigation, present the evidence'

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Another Tesla crashes in Autopilot mode

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 11.43.15 AM Tesla's Autopilot feature might be a bigger problem than the company realizes. A Detroit art gallery owner informed police that he had his 2016 Tesla Model X in Autopilot mode when it crashed and rolled over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike last Friday, as reported by the Detroit Free Press on Wednesday morning. Read More

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Corker Withdraws as Potential Trump VP Choice: Washington Post

Tenn. Sen. Bob Corker has taken himself out of consideration to be Donald Trump's running mate, the Washington Post reports. Corker told Trump of decision on Tuesday, the Post reports Told presumptive GOP nominee he's more policy oriented, and that being a candidate for vice president is "a highly political job and that's not who I am," Corker says in Post interview

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Report: Chelsea Manning Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year prison sentence for violating the Espionage Act, was hospitalized Tuesday after attempting to hang herself, according to media reports.

The post Report: Chelsea Manning Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Hillary Clinton mocks Chris Christie for 'following Donald Trump around, holding his coat'

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday mocked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying the Republican has become little more than Donald Trump's personal servant.

Speaking in Atlantic City, Mrs. Clinton said Mr. Christie's attachment to Mr. Trump has hurt the people of New Jersey.

"If your governor would start doing his job ...

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Iron Man Is Now A Woman, Because Diversity

Marvel Comics is really diverse, at least in terms of race and gender.* Last year they made Captain America's sidekick longtime companion good friend Sam Wilson, who happens to be African-American, the new Cap. And then they brought back the original, white-ass Captain America because everybody identifies Chris Evans as the real Cap. Then they […]

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Volkswagen throws in with LG on 'Cross-Over' connected car platform

Autodesk VRED Professional 2016 SP1 Everyone's picking teams for the coming connected car wars, and Volkswagen and LG have chosen each other. The new smart car squad announced a "memorandum of understanding" to collaborate on R&D related to a connected car platform to be developed "over the coming years" today. So what, exactly, does this partnership entail? It's not just the premise for… Read More

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