August 22, 2016

Emails show that Clinton Foundation donors got improved State Dept. access

(Paul Mirengoff) For once, the front page of the Washington Post isn't dominated by reports about Donald Trump scandals real and imagined (the latest Post probe had a team of reporters pouring over local property records to check the value of Trump's golf courses). Instead, the Post shifts its attention to the question of access by big Clinton Foundation donors to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The story is called "Emails reveal

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Crunch Report | Kobe Bryant gets into the VC game

Linux is about to celebrate its 25th birthday, Apple has acquired Gliimpse, was acquired for $900 million, Kobe Bryant is starting a $100 million fund with Jeff Stibel, and Android Nougat is finally out of beta. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Clinton Dismisses Trump's 'Wacky' Claims on Her Health

Hillary Clinton dismisses speculation that she's in poor health as symptomatic of the "alternative reality" that Donald Trump and others on the right have created, she says during appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." "I don't know why they are saying this," Clinton says of those speculating about her health, responding for the first time publicly since Trump started raising doubts about Clinton's well-being earlier this month "I think on the one hand it's part of the wacky strategy, just say

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Hillary Clinton's campaign steady despite honesty, email issues

The candidate herself may be bedeviled by scandal and deep doubts about her honesty, but Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign remains remarkably steady and has avoided the chaos and frequent shake-ups that have become a hallmark of her Republican opponent's operation.

In the 16 months since she formally launched her second ...

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Today Is Your Last Day To Help Fight The Liberal Media In This Specific Way

Someone needs to report the facts

Via: The Daily Caller

Ringling Bros. new space-themed show brings Cirque to the circus

ringlings-thumb There are two things that pop into my head when I hear Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The first is "are they are still around?" And the second is "I really hope those animals are OK." And I am pretty sure I am not alone with either sentiment. For the first time in 150 years, the historic entertainment brand is completely overhauling the show and building… Read More

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FBI Finds 15,000 More Emails – Hillary Blames The Black Guy

6673281_76000c734f_zHillary blames General Colin Powell

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Trump: 'I Just Want to Follow the Law' on Deportations

"We're going to obey the existing laws," Donald Trump says in Fox interview when asked if he's rethinking his mass deportation strategy. Trump says existing law "very strong," but "we have a lot of bad people that have to get out of this country," he says in interview on "The O'Reilly Factor" Says illegal immigrations that "go around killing people and hurting people" are going to be "out of this country so fast, your head will spin" Trump also says he won't put immigrants in detention centers R

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Donald Trump calls for special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton 'pay-for-play'

Donald Trump called Monday for the Department of Justice to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's involvement in pay-for-play crimes during her tenure as secretary of state.

"The amounts involved, the favors done, and the significant number of times it was done require an expedited investigation by a ...

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Kardashian Family In Trouble For More Than 100 Posts On Instagram Not Labeled As Ads

'Have ignored this law for far too long'

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Coding needs a new youth movement

smiling teenage boy with computer keyboard and letters salad as background Coder or not, at one point or another you've thought of tackling web design. Or mobile app development. Or database querying. Or something else from the evolving list of savvy, modern languages out there. (Yes, there are hundreds and hundreds.) For non-coders, the lack of control and reliance on developers plays into the pressure to pick up on at least some form of programming —… Read More

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Addlebrained Academic of the Week: Pharaonic What?

(Steven Hayward) Of course there's an academic journal called Violence Against Women (since 1995!), and it offers gems such as this: Pharaonic Circumcision Under Patriarchy and Breast Augmentation Under Phallocentric Capitalism: Similarities and Differences Tamar Diana Wilson, University of Missouri-St. Louis Abstract In this article, the author discusses the similarities and differences between Pharaonic circumcision and reinfibulation and breast augmentation under systems of male dominance and female subordination. Despite the medical problems associated

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Donald Trump's pitch to black voters draws scorn

Donald Trump's new aggressive wooing of black voters is the type of messaging Republican Party insiders have clamored for from their presidential nominee, but the pitch was met with skepticism and scorn.

Republican campaign veterans said it was too little, too late to repair the New York billionaire's reputation for ...

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Philippine Drug Raids Have Killed Almost As Many People As The Drug Dealers Themselves

Rodrgio "The Punisher" Duterte continues his war on drugs

Via: The Daily Caller

Rudy Giuliani Stokes Rumors About Clinton's Health

John Heilemann and Alex Wagner discuss conspiracy theories about Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's health on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Continetti: Clinton Fundraising Advantage Fueling 'Incredible Barrage' of Negative Ads

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Photo ID for voters favored by 80 percent of Americans

A big, bodacious majority of Americans appear to believe that it is not an unreasonable request to ask a voter for a photo ID when they arrive at the polls. A new Gallup poll reveals that 80 percent of Americans favor "requiring all voters to provide photo identification at their ...

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'Three Days Of Terror' Trailer Relives The Days After Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack

'The moment I started filming'

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Pax Labs brings in Deezer's Tyler Goldman as new CEO

juul4 Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Ploom and the Juul and the Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, have today announced some leadership changes. Former Deezer CEO Tyler Goldman will be taking over as CEO, and Pax co-founder James Monsees will continue on at the company as Chief Product Officer. Pax Labs launched in 2007 with the original Pax vaporizer. The company quickly picked up steam and… Read More

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Does Donald Trump Really Want to Pivot on Immigration?

John Heilemann and Alex Wagner discuss Donald Trump's immigration proposals on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Trump Cancels Major Campaign Events in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has cancelled or delayed major upcoming campaign events in Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon.

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Limbaugh On Clinton Foundation: Donate Now Before They Shut Down The 'Investment House'

'Demand is gonna be high, and that means the price is gonna skyrocket'

Via: The Daily Caller

The case of alpha business models and beta technology

Car glass blue Allstate is on a mission to vertically develop its telematics expertise and find new sources of revenue across different sectors by launching a new standalone unit called Arity (dedicated to data collection and analytics). It's no surprise that Allstate's own brands, such as Esurance and Answer Financial, are clients. It's a start on the path to the unknown. Read More

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U.S. ELECTION WRAP: Clinton E-Mail, Foundation Woes Persist

The Democratic presidential nominee faces heightened scrutiny and criticism over e-mails and her family's charitable foundation

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(Republican) Kids Say the Darndest Things…

(Steven Hayward) I guess there's still an independent conservative trying to mount a presidential bid to offer an alternative to Trump, but if you can't even summon up his name is this for real? And is it possible any more to get on enough state ballots to make any impression at all? The impulse for either an independent or new third party is hardly new, and I'm not sure it is really

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State Dept. Warns: Iran Seeking to Capture U.S. Citizens

The State Department issued a warning on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Iran, which has made the detention of American a priority.

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Last resident of historic Chinese shrimping village dies

CHINA CAMP STATE PARK, Calif. (AP) - The last remaining resident of a shrimping village established by Chinese immigrants on the northern shore of San Francisco Bay has died.

The Marin Independent Journal reports ( Frank Quan died of natural causes on August 15. He would have been 91 this ...

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RNC Says Clinton's Policies Will Harm The Hispanic Community [VIDEO]

'Hispanic unemployment is higher than the national average, our income and wages have fallen'

Via: The Daily Caller

Newsela rolls out Library to help students read beyond the news

The Newsela Pro homepage. When Newsela was created in 2012, the edtech startup aimed to help students master reading at their own pace, specifically with news articles adapted to different reading levels. The company's app has racked up 800,000 teachers, and 7.7 million students as users and counting, according to Newsela CEO and co-founder Matthew Gross. But when it comes to teaching English Language Arts, the… Read More

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Clinton Foundation Under Heat as Trump Urges Immediate Close

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Monday for the Clinton Foundation to shut down immediately as questions about the philanthropy dog Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Trump: Clinton Campaign Run by 'Grifters,' Weiner Is a 'Pervert Sleaze'

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FBI found nearly 15,000 new Hillary Clinton emails

The FBI found nearly 15,000 emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton never turned over to the government after she left office — despite her insistence she'd handed in all her work-related messages.

The Obama administration revealed the messages in a court hearing Monday.

The 14,900 emails are just part ...

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Iran Says New Missiles Will Be Designed Specifically To Kill US Ships

Islamic Republic continues its aggression in the Gulf

Via: The Daily Caller

Xiaomi is still eyeing the US smartphone market

Xiaomi Mi Note Things have been rough going on the home front for Xiaomi of late. According to numbers posted by IDC last week, the Chinese smartphone maker's marketshare has slipped considerably on its own turf, tumbling to number four as fellow countryman Huawei took top honors. Even so, the company is still looking toward international expansion, including, notably, a push into the US market… Read More

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