July 22, 2016

Kaine Will Be Strong Partner for Clinton, Biden Says

Tim Kaine has "proven time and again that he has the skills to lead and to make tough, principled decisions," U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says in an e-mailed statement. Kaine's "steady hand will continue the trajectory of our economy toward full resurgence," Biden says

Source: Bloomberg Politics

It's Kaine

(Paul Mirengoff) As expected, Hillary Clinton has named Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate. I discussed what I think this means earlier today. The mainstream media likes to portray Kaine as a "centrist" and a "bridge builder." The reality is quite different. In the Senate, Kaine almost always votes the liberal line. The American Conservative Union consistently gives him a zero rating. Same with the Eagle Forum. With Americans for

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Tom Perez Accused Of Okaying Whistleblower Retaliations

Labor secretary concealed 'widespread' corruption, letter claims

Via: The Daily Caller

Bad UX kills

A confusing traffic light system with multiple signal heads. It clogs systems, causes accidents, wastes energy and makes people unhappy. It's more than a bad experience on a website — in cities, bad user experience (UX) design can actually kill. We're talking about signage, public spaces, civic and emergency communications and other forms of urban design that influence our daily routines and, in some cases, are there expressly for… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Kaine Pick Won't Help Clinton Win Over Anti-Wall Street Critics

If Hillary Clinton is looking to show the Democratic Party's liberal wing that she's ready to be tough on Wall Street as president, her choice of running mate may not help much.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Trump Narrowed Clinton's Lead Throughout Convention

Clinton loses her lead during the week of almost solid Trump news coverage

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In Kaine, Clinton Adds Fundraising Power to Campaign

Kaine could draw on Virginia donors who haven't contributed to presidential politics.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Clinton Chooses Virginia Senator Kaine as VP

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Friday evening that she was choosing Democratic Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate.

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Munich Attacker Identified As Iranian-German Teen, 10 Dead

Motives 'fully unclear'

Via: The Daily Caller

Clinton Picks Kaine as VP in Move Toward Center for Election

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate for the Democratic presidential ticket, a widely-anticipated choice that may say more about how she wants to govern than how she plans to win in November.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for her V.P. choice

Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, taking a cautious, safe approach that could earn her goodwill with moderates and may aid her in Mr. Kaine's swing state of Virginia — but her choice surely will leave progressives who were hoping for a bolder, ...

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Virginia Supreme Court Strikes Down Exec Action To Give Felons Voting Rights

In a ruling that could affect which way Virginia swings in the 2016 presidential election, the state supreme court Friday struck down Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's move to restore voting rights to over 200,000 convicted felons, The Hill first reported. The seven-judge court ruled 4-3 in favor of Virginia Republicans who sued McAuliffe one month ago […]

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Running at 150,000 RPM, this tiny motor could help satellites keep on course

femtosat-6 The future is small in space: picture Cubesats the size of toasters and Femtosats an inch across crowding the skies. A newly invented motor that's both tiny and powerful goes hand in hand with that vision, providing compact spacecraft with the ability to adjust their position without using a drop of fuel. First, though, a little engineering lesson. Here comes the science! It's… Read More

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Full Show: With All Due Respect (07/22/16)

Mark Halperin and Michael Bender are joined by Stephanie Schriock, president of Emily's List, Republican strategist Ed Rogers, and the Washington Post's Phil Rucker on "With All Due Respect."

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Brian Williams On Munich Attack: Rooting For It Not To Be ISIS

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Virginia Supreme Court overturns Terry McAuliffe's action on felon voting rights

In a move with huge implications for the presidential election, the Virginia Supreme Court late Friday ruled against Gov. Terry McAuliffe's effort to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 convicted felons.

In a 4-3 decision, the Court said it "respectfully disagrees" with Mr. McAuliffe's position that he has ...

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Malaysia Flight 370 Pilot Simulated Fatal Flight Path Weeks Before Crash

Search for MH370 is most costly ever

Via: The Daily Caller

Dots & Co. tweaks the Dots games by adding a friendly companion

dotsandco Dots & Co., the follow-up to the popular puzzle games Dots and Two Dots, launched on iOS and Android earlier this week. If reading about the new game isn't enough for you, you can watch me try it out in the video above. In many ways, Dots & Co. should feel pretty familiar to fans of the previous games. Your goal is to clear as many dots as you can by connecting dots of the… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

The GOP Convention's Winners and Losers

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and Michael Bender discuss who came out of the Republican National Convention looking good and who left Cleveland looking bad.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Hillary Clinton: 'Ted Cruz was right ... vote your conscience'

Hillary Clinton and Sen. Ted Cruz agree about one thing this election cycle: Both candidates want Americans to "vote your conscience" in November.

Speaking at a campaign rally in Tampa, Mrs. Clinton said that the Texas senator was right in the controversial comments he made at the GOP convention in ...

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Obama Cracks Jokes During Press Conference About Deadly Munich Shooting

Was this appropriate?

Via: The Daily Caller

Redbox is giving streaming another shot

Redbox After unceremoniously putting the old kibosh on it Instant service back in 2014, your friendly neighborhood DVD dispenser Redbox is ramping up to give streaming another go. The movie distributor, whose vending machines have become a supermarket mainstay across the US, is taking another shot at Netflix with a small beta roll out for "a small subset of [its] customers" From the sound… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Washington Post Won't Endorse Trump, Calls Him 'A Unique' Danger

"A Trump presidency would be dangerous for the nation and the world," the Washington Post editorial board wrote today, announcing it could not "pretend that we might endorse" Republican nominee Donald Trump this fall. NOTE: Newspapers, including the Post, typically offer endorsements near or on election day Post outlines several concerns with Trump, including lack of political experience, lack of "coherence when it comes to policy," "prejudices," comments on NATO and disregard for Constitutional

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Kerry: Air Conditioners as Big a Threat as ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.

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County worker accused of threatening Florida AG Pam Bondi

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi got a death threat from a county worker in central Florida who accused her of hating gays and taking bribes from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

A Florida Department of Law Enforcement report says 51-year-old Kevin Cunningham was arrested ...

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DNC Leak: Staffer Complains That Obama's Presidency Cost Him Cub Tickets

'The guy we used to go to hates Obama now'

Via: The Daily Caller

Judge finds Gravity4 CEO Gurbaksh Chahal violated probation in domestic violence case

O92A7227 A San Francisco judge ruled today that ad tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal violated his probation in a domestic violence case. The judge ordered Chahal to surrender his passports to the court on Monday and will determine his sentence on August 12. Chahal's legal woes began when was accused of attacking a woman inside his penthouse apartment in August 2013. Prosecutors said security footage… Read More

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Six Confirmed Dead in Munich Shooting

MUNICH (Reuters) - Gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday, killing and wounding many people, police said.

It was the third major act of violence against civilian targets to take place in Western Europe in eight days. Previous attacks in France and Germany were claimed by the Islamic State militant group.

Munich police said they suspected it was a terrorist attack.

Authorities were evacuating people from the Olympia mall but many others were hiding inside.Munich's main railway station was also being evacuated.

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TPA recognizes House speaker for open government efforts

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) - State House Speaker Beth Harwell and two other state lawmakers have been honored for their support of open government in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Press Association, which represents the state's daily and weekly newspapers, awarded Harwell, R-Nashville, and Reps. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville, and Bill Sanderson, R-Kenton, the ...

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Protesters Say Cops Aren't Necessary — Police Vow To Continue Protecting Them

'Ensure the safety and welfare'

Via: The Daily Caller

Weekly Roundup: Elon Musk's master plan, Peter Thiel speaks at RNC and iPhone 7 leak

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal Inc., stands on stage before the start of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Donald Trump sought to use a speech by his wife to move beyond delegate discontent at the Republican National Convention, only to have the second day open with an onslaught of accusations that his wife's speech lifted phrases from one delivered by Michelle Obama in 2008. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images History was made this week in tech as Peter Thiel wowed the crowd at the RNC, Elon Musk exposed Master Plan Part Deux and we saw yet another iPhone 7 leak. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Clinton Said Set to Announce Running Mate as Soon as Friday

Hillary Clinton was set to unveil her choice of a running mate as soon as Friday via a text message to supporters, according to a person familiar with the plans, as she seeks to recapture the attention of voters following a week in which Donald Trump and the Republican Party dominated the news.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Is Running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke registered Friday to run for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

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Feds probing Democrats' spending on Malloy campaign

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A spokesman for the Connecticut Democratic Party says party officials are cooperating with a federal criminal investigation into whether the party illegally spent money on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's 2014 re-election campaign.

Leigh Appleby's comments Friday were in response to a report by The Hartford Courant ...

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Suspects At Large: Munich Police Tell Public Not To Share Photos Of Police Action

'Do not help the perpetrators!!!'

Via: The Daily Caller

Apple says Pokémon Go is the most downloaded app in its first week ever

pokemon go caterpie ios Apple has told TechCrunch that Pokémon Go has broken an impressive App Store record. While the game was only available in a few countries at the time, the app has attracted more downloads in the App Store during its first week than any other app in App Store history. Read More

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