July 25, 2016

Bernie Sanders tells supporters to back Hillary Clinton, says choice 'not even close'

PHILADELPHIA — Sen. Bernard Sanders told his legions of supporters at the Democratic convention Monday they must work to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, saying the choice between her and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is "not even close."

Unlike Sen. Ted Cruz, who snubbed Mr. Trump in ...

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Meet The Serial Con Artist The Feds Hired To Manage The Nation's Mortgage Portfolio

This deal-making American expatriate now teaches cooking the books

Via: The Daily Caller

Southeast Asia tech media company E27 raises $2.2M

e27 echelon 2012 Singapore-based media company E27 has closed a SG$3 million (US$2.2 million) Series A round as it looks to grow its tech-focused news website and events business. Read More

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Booker: 'We Must Build Bridges Across Our Differences'

Donald Trump "paints with a broad, divisive brush," Sen. Cory Booker says at Democratic Natl Convention. "Our nation wasn't founded because we all looked alike or prayed alike or descended from the same family tree," Booker says "Rugged individualism didn't beat the British," get us to the moon or map the genome, "we did that together" "We cannot be seduced by cynicism" about our politics "Our best days are ahead of us" Related: Sen. Warren to Warn Democrats Against Turning on Each Other

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Harrington: Trump Smart to Make Play for Sanders Supporters

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#NeverTrump Republican to cross enemy lines with DNC speech praising Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — #NeverTrump Republicans plan to make waves by disavowing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in a speech Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.

Lifelong Republican Doug Elmets, a former Reagan administration speechwriter and domestic adviser, said Monday he sees Mr. Trump as a "petulant reality TV star."

"I never ...

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No Visible American Flags Present At The Democrat Convention

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Via: The Daily Caller

NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over

nix-2fa 2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dust by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Read More

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Trump Says Trade Stance Means 'We're Gonna Get Bernie People'

Bernie Sanders supporters will come to support our campaign because there's "nobody better on trade than I am," Donald Trump says at campaign rally in Winston-Salem, N.C. "We're tired of being the country where our jobs are being taken away," Trump says Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal "is a disaster," Hillary Clinton is against deal "because I'd kill her in a debate" and "I'm looking forward to that debate" "I'm not an isolationist, I want free trade, but it's gotta be smart trade" and we'l

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Tim LaHaye, 'Left Behind' author and Christian leader, dies at 90

Christian leader Tim F. LaHaye, whose 16 blockbuster "Left Behind" novels sold 80 million copies worldwide, died Monday at a San Diego-area hospital after a stroke. He was 90.

The exceptional reach of his writings, fiction and nonfiction, made him one of the most influential evangelical Christians in America.

"He ...

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Big Labor Makes The Case For Hillary Over Trump

'We need a president that wants to raise wages instead of one that thinks wages are too high'

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Gutierrez: Deporting 11m People is 'Sick, Hateful Fantasy'

"Nobody spoke up against the bigotry and hatred my parents endured -- so you better believe I'm using my voice against discrimination," Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., says in speech at Democratic Natl Convention. I'm "against a bully who calls hardworking immigrants criminals and 'rapists'" and "who promises to round up and deport families and then put up a wall behind them," Gutierrez says "My parents were born American citizens -- but when they moved, along with half-a-million other Puerto Rican

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Hot Mic: CNN Mocks Philly Mayor, Says 'Irish Lives Matter'

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Inside the Beltway: Danger zone: The pro-Clinton media

The Media Research Center is vigilant about monitoring liberal bias in the press. The Democratic National Convention, however, has prompted the conservative watchdog to go round-the-clock, says founder Brent Bozell, who has assembled a "massive team of analysts" to track news media transgressions and tingling hysteria in Philadelphia — hour ...

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The Democratic National Convention Just Got Started And It's Already A Clusterf#$@

'I miss Cleveland...'

Via: The Daily Caller

Amazon partners with U.K. government to test its drones

image-4._CR0,8,1340,762_ Amazon today announced that it has partnered with the U.K. government to test some of the technologies that may one day enable its Prime Air drone delivery service. In a partnership with the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Amazon now has the permission to explore beyond-line-of-sight operations in rural and suburban areas (something the U.S.'s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)… Read More

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Full Show: With All Due Respect (07/25/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Jeff Weaver, campaign manager for the Bernie Sanders campaign, Mo Elleithee, executive director of Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service, former Rep. Harold Ford of Tennessee, Republican strategist Kim Alfano on "With All Due Respect."

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Convention Chair Chides Bernie Supporters: 'Be Respectful'

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Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, rejects claims Russians hacked DNC emails

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denounced the Democratic Party's claims that its emails were published as part of a Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin plot to make their party look bad, calling them both groundless and an attempt to create a distraction.

In an interview with NBC News, Mr. Assange said that while ...

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Lena Dunham And Other Celebs Share Vulgar Video For Hillary

'It looks like women finally having a seat'

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Raucous Rollout at DNC as Boos, Chants Mark Opening

It didn't take long for things to heat up in Philadelphia. As Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, permanent chair of the Democratic National Convention, addressed Democrats on Monday, rival chants of "Bernie" and "Hilary" broke out on the arena floor. The disruptions came amid the e-mail leak controversy that has led to the resignation of Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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Democrats strike 'all-of-the-above' energy policy from platform

PHILADELPHIA — Say good-bye to the Democratic Party's long-standing support for "all-of-the-above" energy, and hello to "some of the above."

The party's "all-of-the-above" energy commitment was stricken from the Democratic National Committee platform shortly before the convention under pressure by anti-fracking and climate change groups, another example of the party's ...

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Leaked DNC Memo Complains Gay Donor Is 'Extremely High Maintenance'

'I found him to be too much work for what he is worth'

Via: The Daily Caller

The future is a smarter world of dumber devices

gears In the early 2000s, we lived in an era of expensive storage and slow connectivity. Those of us tasked with predicting the future faced a dilemma: Would processing and storage get so cheap that each and every device could store everything ever made, or would connectively become so robust and far-reaching that everything would be stored remotely. Read More

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Chappaquiddick movie heads towards production

(Paul Mirengoff) Last December, John wrote about the plan to make a movie about the Chappaquiddick scandal. It was at Chappaquiddick where Ted Kennedy, who was drunk, drove a young campaign worker off a bridge to her death, failed to take reasonable steps that might have saved her, and tried to cover up his culpability. The notion of Hollywood going through with such a project struck me as implausible. It's easy enough

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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Forgets to Gavel in Democratic National Convention

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The Latest: Ex-lawmaker's wife indicted in prison bribe ring

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on criminal charges in a prison bribery scheme centering of former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps (all times local):

4 p.m.

The wife of a former Mississippi state lawmaker has been indicted for paying kickbacks to then-corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps in exchange for a ...

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Hillary's Name Booed At Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

'Every time Clinton's name is mentioned, loud boos ensue. This is a sh**show.'

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CrunchMatch Alpha registrations are now open for investors and startups

crunchmatch-sf At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016, TechCrunch introduced a new networking tool called CrunchMatch that helped 19 investors and 65 startups make a total of 88 connection meetings at Disrupt. At Disrupt SF 2016, TechCrunch is looking to take those connections to a whole new level. And to do that, we need all you investors and startup founders out there to get involved. Read More

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Is Russia Responsible for the DNC Hack?

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to portray a unified Democratic Party on Monday as its national convention got underway, amid growing discord and calls for Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down immediately rather than the end of the week. Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Wasserman Schultz to Leave Democratic National Convention Early

Outgoing Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is reportedly leaving the Democratic National Convention early on Monday.

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Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton's 'rotten' maiden name

Donald Trump poked fun Monday at Hillary Clinton's maiden name, suggesting that the former secretary of state has stopped using "Rodham" because it sounds too much like "rotten."

"Why did Hillary get rid of her middle name?" Mr. Trump said at a campaign event in Roanoke, Virginia. "Hillary 'Rotten' Clinton. ...

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Florida Man Defrauds Feds For $400,000

Faces 35 years in prison

Via: The Daily Caller

Google Maps gets a cleaner look and starts highlighting areas of interest

SS2 It's been a busy week for the Google Maps team. As we reported earlier today, the Google Maps apps are getting a WiFi-only mode and the team is also bringing more crowdsourcing tools to the mobile apps as well. The company kept the biggest announcement for today, though: Google Maps on iOS, Android and the web is getting a new and cleaner look with a more subtle color scheme.… Read More

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Government Will Forgive $131K of Student Debt for Thousands of Doctors

The government is forgiving $131,000 for recent medical-school graduates who are enrolled in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Editorials from around Oregon

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:

The East Oregonian, July 23, on managing fish to help recover threatened populations:

The fishing rights guaranteed to Indians by treaties and court decisions are meaningless if there are few fish to catch. These "treaty tribes" are entitled to half the salmon. But 50 percent ...

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Selena Gomez Rethinking Her Career In Cryptic Message To Fans

'I act on a moment and fear that'

Via: The Daily Caller

How predictive analytics discovers a data breach before it happens

Man typing on a laptop. Cybersecurity experts are constantly trying to keep pace with changes in the volatile landscape of IT security. Despite sophisticated tools and solutions, every IT security officer knows that data breaches eventually happen — and they usually go undetected for a long time. What if we could stay ahead of threat actors and predict their next attack before they take their first… Read More

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