July 27, 2016

DNC Promo Video Takes Shot at Rahm Emanuel for Trying to Stop Obamacare

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Hillary Clinton yet to make good on promise to go carbon-neutral

PHILADELPHIA — The day Hillary Clinton announced her plans in July to combat global warming, she was caught flying a greenhouse gas-spewing private plane — and her campaign quickly promised it would make amends by paying to offset whatever her campaign emits henceforth.

On Thursday, a year to the day ...

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Huge 'Election Fraud, #Wikileaks' Banner Unfurled As Kaine Takes Stage

Right above Joe Biden

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Tim Kaine Accepts Democratic Vice Presidential Nomination

"I humbly accept my party's nomination for vice president of the United States," Hillary Clinton's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine says at Democratic Natl Convention in Philadelphia. Says his son deployed to defend NATO allies that Donald Trump said he would abondon if president Related: Kaine's Convention Moment Comes Amid Doubts on Free-Trade Stance

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Panetta Interrupted by 'No More Wars' Chants During DNC Speech

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Leon Panetta's DNC speech disrupted by 'no more war' chants

PHILADELPHIA — The deep divisions within the Democratic Party erupted at their convention Wednesday as chants of "No more war" disrupted former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's speech.

As Mr. Panetta pleaded for a firm hand in fighting terrorism, delegates from Washington and Oregon began their chant, forcing him off script ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Clinton Foundation Got $20M From 'Down Under'? Or $88M

Records say government Down Under gave Clinton Foundation $88 million, but the non-profit says $20 million

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Donald Trump addresses NASA and new media in his first Reddit AMA

trump-reddit As promised, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump hit Reddit tonight for a spirited  — though not on the official /IAmA subreddit — AMA. The session was light on policy specifics, but the candidate (also casually referred to as "God Emperor" by some participants), managed to answer 13 questions on topics ranging from NASA (pro) to media bias (against),… Read More

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Rep. Cicilline: Refuse Trump Access to Classified Intel

House Foreign Affairs Cmte member David Cicilline calls on President Obama to withhold classified information from Donald Trump because his "call for hostile foreign action" represents a threat to the U.S., according to letter. "It suggests that he is unfit to receive sensitive intelligence, and may willingly compromise our national security if he is permitted to do so," writes Cicilline, D-R.I. Related: Trump Says He Hopes Russia Finds Dirt on Clinton in Her E-Mail

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Tom Steyer, Democrat donor, wields influence at convention

PHILADELPHIA — Talk about embarrassing: At a posh reception thrown by Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland decided to take a shot at runaway campaign spending.

"Money cannot buy this democracy!" thundered Mr. Strickland, who is challenging Republican Sen. Rob Portman in November.

On the other hand, dropping ...

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Trump's Plan To Remove Influence Of Money On Politics: Keep Hillary Out Of The White House

Donald Trump conducted an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on Reddit Wednesday and answered a variety of questions. Trump answered questions on The_Donald, the pro-Trump community or "subreddit." According to the moderators of The_Donald, Trump's AMA broke Barack Obama's AMA comment count as well as the the Reddit Gold record. The_Donald boasts that they are Reddit's […]

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How President Obama shaped the future of digital health

obama A new leader of the free world will soon be voted into office. Shortly thereafter, he or she will begin a minimum four-year journey to steer the country toward prosperity, safety and global leadership. With many changes undoubtedly coming, let's take a look at the technological impact of one of the biggest initiatives that President Obama has championed: healthcare reform. Read More

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O'Malley Says 'To Hell with Trump's American Nightmare'

Hillary Clinton "understands that climate change is not only a real threat … it's also the greatest job creation opportunity to come to the United States in 100 years," former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley says at Democratic convention. In contrast, Donald Trump says, "and I quote: 'The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese'" Says "I'll tell you what: if the Chinese were really capable of designing some kind of diabolical farce to hurt America, they wouldn't invent glo

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Mosby's Meltdown

(Steven Hayward) I thought it unnecessary to add to Paul's analysis below of the dismissal of the remaining charges in the Freddie Gray case in Baltimore, but then I watched Baltimore DA Marilyn Mosby's press conference announcing the decision. You have to see it, not to believe it. She attacks the police. She attacks the judge. She says her case against the officers is solid, but is dismissing it anyway because the (black)

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Bernie Sanders launches a new 'Revolution'

All that brusque determination had to go somewhere. Sen. Bernard Sanders has not put his campaign out to pasture just yet.

The former presidential hopeful and self-described socialist has already formed "Our Revolution," a new nonprofit with a very clear mission. Mr. Sanders, in fact, calls it "a continued political ...

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Krauthammer: Trump's Russia Comment 'Set A Trap That The Clinton Campaign Fell Right Into' [VIDEO]

'The fact is that it leaves the Clinton campaign in a complete contradiction'

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Dunkers competes with one million downloads in its first week

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 3.32.22 PM Dunkers, a new game by Colin Lane (known for Wrassling and other fun sporty games), has racked up 1 million downloads since it was released last week. The success in large part is thanks to heavy featuring from Apple; it has been featured more than 150 times worldwide. Currently in iTunes, it sits at No. 1 sports app, No. 4 sports game, No. 8 free game and No. 34 free app overall. The game… Read More

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RNC vs. DNC: Are the Democrats Putting on a Better Show?

On "With All Due Respect," the New York Times' Jim Rutenberg compares and contrasts the Republican and Democratic conventions.

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Protesters Interrupt Politico Energy Discussion With Dem Governors

Protesters confronted Democratic Govs. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Jay Inslee of Washington while they were participating in a discussion on energy policy at a Politico Caucus event on Wednesday.

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Bill Weld: Libertarian Party 'the only free trade ticket in the race'

PHILADELPHIA — Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, the Libertarian Party's vice presidential nominee, says for proponents of free trade, there's only one game in town this year.

"We're the only free trade ticket in the race," Mr. Weld told The Washington Times on Wednesday near the site of the Democratic ...

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Obama's Last Big Military Gamble

It has been a delay of two years of using and arming the Sunni tribes and youths in northern Iraq.

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Groupon reports better-than-expected revenue, still not profitable

Groupon Deal site Groupon saw its shares rising today in after-hours trading, following a better-than-expected second quarter earnings report. Analysts expected the Chicago-based company to report negative earnings per share of $0.02 on revenue on a non-GAAP basis, and $713.8 million in revenue, according to Estimize data. But Groupon beat Wall Street revenue expectations with second… Read More

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Kansas Lawmaker Who Opposed Farm Bill Faces Blowback

Kansas farmers are taking on some of America's most powerful conservative interests in an attempt to oust U.S. Representative Tim Huelskamp, a Tea Party favorite kicked off the House Agriculture Committee for ideological rigidity.

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Study: Dems' $15 Wage Would Kill 7 Million Jobs

The $15 minimum wage backed by the Democratic Party will eliminate more than 7 million jobs, according to a new report.

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Tim Kaine officially nominated as Democrats' VP

PHILADELPHIA — Democrats officially nominated Sen. Tim Kaine to be their vice presidential candidate Wednesday, overcoming bitter opposition from the party's left wing, who views him as too moderate on trade and other parts of the liberal agenda.

Delegates who backed Sen. Bernard Sanders in the primary tried to recruit ...

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Nine Drug Traffickers Charged After Mailing Cocaine From Puerto Rico To Manhattan

He filed a complaint to the USPS

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Will Facebook be your next call center operator?

robot-customer-service How would you describe Facebook? Historically, it's been the social hub of billions of users looking to stay connected with friends and family. Yet in recent years, it's become more difficult to describe Facebook in a few words — it's a place for businesses to share info with consumers, advertisers to market to target audiences, media to deliver news and a place to… Read More

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Obama and Biden to Put National Security on Convention Agenda

The nation's top Democrats are looking to make their most forceful case yet for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Wednesday, with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden slated to speak on behalf of the party's first-ever woman nominee for president.

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The New York Times: Two conflicting editorials, one cynical motive

(Paul Mirengoff) James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal captures the shameless partisanship of the New York Times in just a few sentences. The sentences come from editorials that appeared in 2012 and 2016 regarding the views of the Republican presidential candidates on Russia. Here is the New York Times on March 29, 2012: Two decades after the end of the cold war, Mitt Romney still considers Russia to be America's 'No.

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Mark Penn Won't Say If He's Talking to the Clintons

PHILADELPHIA—The architect of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign Democratic strategist Mark Penn will not say whether or not he is talking to the Clintons.

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Kentucky editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:


July 25

Lexington Herald-Leader on protecting foster children's religious freedom:

The Bevin administration is re-embroiling the state in a court fight that was triggered 18 years ago when Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children fired an employee because she posed with her lesbian partner in ...

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Clinton Camp Tries To Prevent Trump Ads From Airing [VIDEO]

'Well within the scope of important public discourse'

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Hyperloop One unveils new manufacturing plant in Nevada

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 4.56.59 PM Hyperloop One is today announcing the opening of its first manufacturing plant. Called Hyperloop One Metalworks, the 105,000 square-foot building in North Las Vegas will be the new professional home of many of the company's 170 employees, including engineers, machinists and welders. These folks will build and test a number of components for the DevLoop, a full-system prototype of the… Read More

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The Importance of Young and Minority Voters

The young people and minorities who propelled President Obama into office have lagged behind the economic recovery he's shepherded. That's posing a special challenge for Hillary Clinton, who's vowing to largely continue Obama's fiscal policies even as she counts on his coalition to keep the White House in Democratic hands. Economic data suggest these voters could be ripe for the picking by Republicans -- but for one thing. She's running against Donald Trump. Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Choir Sings 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' as WWII Soldier's Remains Taken off Plane

The Iowa Ambassadors of Music Choir found a unique way to honor a fallen World War II veteran by singing "Battle Hymn of the Republic" as the soldier's remains were taken off a flight returning from Germany.

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Bureaucrats Steal Half A Million In Fraudulent Bonuses, Get Time Behind Bars

It all started after hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged the Gulf coast

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AR in Mercedes-Benz's Rescue Assist app gives first responders an inside look

Mercedes-Benz Rescue Assist App ; Mercedes-Benz Rescue Assist App; Mercedez-Benz has been putting QR codes on the the B-pillars and inside the fuel door of new cars since November 2013, and those have provided a way for first responders and emergency personnel to quickly get detailed model info about any Mercedes-Benz vehicle involved in an accident using the Rescue Assist mobile app. Now, an update brings 3D imagery, as well as augmented reality, to the… Read More

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