July 15, 2016

Pence Backs Trump on Immigration Plan, Citing U.S. Security Risk

Ind. Gov. Mike Pence, who once called Donald Trump's original proposal to ban Muslims from coming to the U.S. "offensive and unconstitutional," says in interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity that he agrees with the softened policy Trump outlined last month to restrict people from certain countries from entering the U.S. On refugees, "Trump is right in calling for a temporary suspension" from nations "that have been compromised by terrorists," Pence says Pence: "We have no higher priority than the

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Austin golf course put on national list of historic places

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An Austin golf course has been added to the National Register of Historic Places for its place in the civil rights movement.

The Austin American-Statesman reports (http://atxne.ws/29V1XL9 ) the Lions Municipal Golf Course is considered one of the first public golf courses in the South to ...

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Enter Any Name and Brace Yourself (Find Photos and More)

People can't believe this site is still online!

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Trump VP Pick Pence Says Republicans Will Rally Around Ticket

America is struggling at home and abroad because of a "lack of leadership," Ind. Gov. Mike Pence says in Fox News interview with Sean Hannity. Pence, chosen by Donald Trump as his Republican vice presidential nominee, describes himself as "a conservative, but I'm not in a bad mood about it" "Strong Republican leadership, put into practice, works," he said, highlighting Indiana as example of Republican policies in action Says he battled against Obamacare, carbon cap-and-trade, Dodd-Frank in Congr

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Pollution From Humanity Keeps Tropical Cyclones At Bay

Hurricane activity has decreased despite the growing accumulation of greenhouse gas

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10 quick tips for becoming a Pokémon Master

POKEMON GO THUMBNAIL 2 Pokémon Go is officially the biggest mobile game of all time — at this point, you're either playing or you're sick of hearing about it. If you're in that first camp, keep reading. We are only a week in and several members of the TechCrunch team are level 20 or higher. We have put a ton of milage into the game. Hundreds of miles in fact. And here's what we think… Read More

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Exiled Cleric Blamed By Erdoğan For Masterminding Coup Is Denying Involvement

Group allied with Fethullah Gulen denounces overthrow

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Let's start getting excited about robots taking our jobs

Close-Up Of Ants Carrying Leaves A recent Pew report found that a majority of Americans believe that most human jobs could be automated by 2065. It's no wonder, then, that talk about technological unemployment is becoming increasingly popular, with many beginning to question whether or not they'll still have jobs in the coming years. Read More

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U.S. Backs Turkey's Erdogan as Military Factions Fight for Power

The Obama administration threw its support behind Turkey's democratically elected government as a attempted military-led coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raged early Saturday morning.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

An attempted coup in Turkey

(Paul Mirengoff) Military factions in Turkey have attempted to seize control of the country President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's Islamist president and Barack Obama's pal, was forced to use his iPhone's FaceTime app from an undisclosed location to broadcast messages beseeching the public to resist the coup attempt, according to the New York Times. It seems uncertain at this moment whether Erdogan will be able to retain power, but several factors may

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Parents Feel Powerless In Recovering Abducted Children

The Goldman Act, 'a source of hope in the otherwise dim realities' for parents of abducted children.

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How to circumvent Turkey's social media block

Turkey censorship protests Access to several social media sites was blocked for over an hour in Turkey today during a reported military coup. Although internet traffic appears to be flowing normally again, Turkey's government frequently responds to political events by blocking certain websites or throttling traffic.  "We saw the throttling of connections from Turkey to Twitter and Facebook just after the… Read More

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Full Show: With All Due Respect (07/15/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by political strategist Mark McKinnon and NBC News' Kelly O'Donnell on "With All Due Respect."

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Agents rescue immigrants in Texas from refrigerated trailer

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) - U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued 11 immigrants in South Texas who were being smuggled in a closed refrigerated trailer.

Officials announced the rescue took place Friday morning at a checkpoint in Falfurrias.

Officials say the tractor-trailer rig's driver became visibly nervous while being questioned and ...

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Turkey's President Forced To Use Phone App In Order To Address Military Coup [VIDEO]

The military has also taken over the State Broadcasting service

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Hands on with the Mophie Charge Force wireless charging system

The charging pad and battery case kit costs $99 In launching its Charge Force wireless charging accessories last month, Mophie wanted to convince you that wireless charging was the future of everything that was lovely and good. On paper, it sounded like the perfect solution for people who can't stand plugging their phones in every three seconds, but I decided to take a closer look to see whether it lived up to its hype. Read More

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The Latest: Lawyer says Bentley is not grand jury target

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on efforts an impeachment investigation against Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

A lawyer for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says the governor is not under investigation by a state grand jury that heard testimony from Bentley this week.

Joe Espy made ...

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Audio Of Newt Trashing Trump In Private Leaked

'He has somehow figured out some weird combination of the Kardashians'

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Sales startup Immediately will shut down as team members join New Relic

immediately Immediately, a startup that built mobile sales tools, will be shutting down at the end of the month, while part of the team will move on to cloud-monitoring company New Relic. According to the official announcement, both the Immediately app (which offers a number of features, including phone logging and detecting when emails are opened) and the company's Gong app (a "pocket… Read More

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The Power Line Show, Episode 39: The Shape of the Race, and the Omens of Brexit

(Steven Hayward) I caught up with Henry Olsen in Washington DC yesterday, and on the eve of the GOP convention in Cleveland we discuss the shape of the race right now as well as the prospects for a return of ticket-splitting in down-ballot races if Trump loses. Also, one more victory lap for the fabulous Brexit vote, with a look at the surprising fallout in the British government under new PM Theresa May. As always,

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Lawyers named in impeachment probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - High-profile lawyers have been named to both sides in the impeachment investigation against Gov. Robert Bentley, and Alabama's taxpayers will foot the bill.

Bentley's office announced Friday that it is hiring Ross Garber, who represented the governors of South Carolina and Connecticut during impeachment proceedings.

Alabama's ...

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Former 'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Joshua Allen Charged With Domestic Violence

Uh oh...

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Removing the human element from autonomous commercial drones

P1030239.00_02_52_14.Still002 Since the industrial revolution, economic advancement has been achieved by increasing efficiency and reducing human labor through greater mechanical autonomy driven by technological innovation. For many, commercial drones represent the next enabler of economic benefit using robotic platforms. Read More

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Christie Zapped by Quadruple Whammy With Ally's Plea, Trump Snub

Chris Christie has spent more than 56,000 hours as New Jersey's governor. The last 24 have been among the toughest.

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Reports: Troops Blocking Bridges, Tanks in Streets in Turkey

There was significant military presence in Turkey on Friday, with reports of troops blocking bridges over the Bosporous in Istanbul and low-flying military aircraft in Ankara.

The post Reports: Troops Blocking Bridges, Tanks in Streets in Turkey appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Ex-senator gets new arraignment date in corruption case

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Former New Mexico state Sen. Phil Griego is being called back to court on newly confirmed charges of fraud, bribery and perjury as the criminal corruption case moves toward trial.

New Mexico District Court Judge Brett Loveless has scheduled the arraignment for July 22 at ...

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The Official Song Of The Olympics Is Horrible. Here's A Much Better Option [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller's recommendation is much better

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Encrypted comms company Silent Circle closes $50M Series C

SilentCircle_Blackphone2_Angle-A Encrypted comms company Silent Circle, which also makes a security-focused Android smartphone called the Blackphone, has announced it's closed a $50 million Series C round of financing, led by Santander Bank. Read More

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