September 11, 2016

Rockin' pneumonia: A unifying diagnosis

(Scott Johnson) A prominent internist writes with admittedly speculative comments on the diagnosis of pneumonia made public today regarding Hillary Clinton. He writes: During my 19 years as a board certified internist I have taken care of many hundreds of patients with pneumonia. The story about Hillary Clinton being diagnosed with pneumonia raises a red flag as to the cause. It could simply have been a community acquired pneumonia, which means she

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Michael McCaul blasts 'willfully blind' Obama for enabling ISIS 'terror surge'


The Obama administration oversaw the 2011 takedown of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden but has since failed to confront honestly the more dangerous rise of the Islamic State, according to the Republican head of the House Committee on Homeland Security, who worries that the president's "tone-deaf" posture ...

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NFL Commish Says He Supports Kaepernick, Might Punish Players Who Honor 9/11

This is an insane double standard

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Michelle Obama asked girls to build solutions to improve access education

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, March 8 at Union Market in N.E. DC, First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at an event with young women, students, and stakeholder hosted by the U.S. Department of State's Office of Global Women's Issues. This is the one year anniversary of Let Girls Learn and celebrates International Women's Day. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Worldwide, there are 62 million girls without access to traditional education due to a lack of resources, safety and general attitudes about girls and women. In order to address this issue, First Lady Michelle Obama teamed up with AOL (TechCrunch's owner) to launch the Let Girls Build track as part of the Built By Girls challenge, which recently culminated with a pitch day at… Read More

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Hillary Clinton's health scare, pneumonia diagnosis fuel speculation of cover-up

Health concerns that have dogged Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for months burst to the forefront Sunday when she abruptly left a 9/11 commemoration ceremony due to illness, and her campaign later reluctantly acknowledged that she had been diagnosed with pneumonia days earlier.

Mrs. Clinton is weathering a deluge of ...

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It's Time For Clinton To Release Her Full Medical Records

Media elites labeled questions about Clinton's health as "conspiracy theories." But now we know the truth, and a pickle jar will not suffice.

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Why app development is going micro

micro-apps Application development has long been fraught with peril: Projects become bloated, expensive and never ship. The "micro" trend in application development is focused on delivering bottoms-up, simple solutions to complex problems. Micro services, apps and flows offer a new way to weave existing systems in novel, organic ways in order to deliver solutions immediately. Read More

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Rockin' pneumonia

(Scott Johnson) The New York Times now reports that Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia by her physical Lisa Bardack this past Friday. According to Dr. Bardack: "She was put on antibiotics, and advised to rest and modify her schedule. While at this morning's event, she became overheated and dehydrated. I have just examined her and she is now re-hydrated and recovering nicely." My diagnosis differs from Dr. Bardack's. As I say

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Hillary Clinton casts Donald Trump backers as 'deplorables' in own '47% moment'

Less than 60 days until Election Day, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is scrambling to explain why she placed a big chunk of the electorate into a "basket of deplorables," an unforced error that can be political kryptonite in an era of viral video and Twitter takes.

Mrs. Clinton later ...

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Twitter Promotes Liberal News Stories

Anti-white, pro-transgender, pro-Hillary

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'For the Love of Spock' pays tribute to Star Trek's logical heart

for-the-love-of-spock No one person can take sole credit for Star Trek's success, not even creator Gene Roddenberry. But Leonard Nimoy could take a pretty good claim to being the franchise's heart, or at least its face to the outside world, having portrayed Trek's most iconic character on the original show, plus the animated series and six feature films — and that's before his… Read More

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Clinton Health Scare Shows How Both Candidates Have Avoided Close Media Coverage

Neither Trump nor Clinton has agreed to be covered by a protective pool of reporters.

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Battling Pneumonia, Clinton Falls Ill at 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, diagnosed with pneumonia, became overheated and fell ill at a Sept. 11 memorial ceremony in an episode that renewed focus on her health less than two months before U.S. voters to elect their next president.

The post Battling Pneumonia, Clinton Falls Ill at 9/11 Memorial appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Ted Cruz absent from Values Voter Summit

Ted Cruz may have won the Values Voter Summit straw poll three years running, but attendees at this weekend's social conservative gathering in Washington, D.C., weren't happy with the Texas senator's refusal to back Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Debra Wagers, who made the trek to the summit with her ...

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9/11 First Responder's Recount: 'Horrific Things No Human Being Should Have To See'

'They'd had just free fallen 70 something floors'

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Dooze is an alarm clock with consequences

I'm not a morning person and the snooze button on my alarm clock regularly gets a workout. If you suffer from the same issue (and own an Amazon Echo or similar Alex-enabled device), then maybe Dooze is for you. Jade Feng, Junshu Okamoto and Muhammed Gü built the project during our Disrupt SFHackathon this weekend. It gives you a strong incentive to avoid your snooze button because… Read More

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Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia before incident at 9/11 event, campaign says

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, according to her campaign.

In a statement released Sunday after Mrs. Clinton collapsed at a Sept. 11 memorial event in New York, Dr. Lisa Bardack said she made the diagnosis while examining the candidate's recent coughing incidents.

The former ...

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Millionaire On Food Stamps Claims To Be Besties With Trump

'I've had lunch with him many times '

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Last Mile Club helps you find fellow passengers who want to split a cab

gallery At the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 hackathon, a team demonstrated a new ride-sharing app called Last Mile Club, which aims to help travelers with the final leg of their trip – getting from the airport to the hotel. Built over the weekend, the Android application addresses this often overlooked – and expensive – part of travel planning, by connecting passengers on a flight… Read More

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Call me overheated

(Scott Johnson) As we have noted, Hillary Clinton collapsed at the observation of the 9/11 memorial in New York City this morning. The video below provides an excellent view. The press was kept away from Clinton Clinton spokesmen had nothing to say for 90 minutes following her collapse.

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Mike Pence attracts Donald Trump social conservative skeptics

Torn over voting for Donald Trump, social conservatives are singing hallelujah about vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, saying the Indiana governor has brought some much-needed balance to the Republican ticket and is helping them come to grips with the prospect of marking their ballots for the brash billionaire on Election ...

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Top Army General: Terror Threat Hasn't Diminished Since 9/11

'That mission, that task, is likely to remain for quite some time'

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PointShop hack uses AR to aid gadget buying

pointshop-hack1 Another hack presented on stage here at the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016 hackathon uses AR to contextualize gadgets with the aim of helping consumers better understand what they're looking at, find a local stockist and even buy the gizmo there and then. Read More

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Meet The Dogs Starving As Venezuela Falls Apart [SLIDESHOW]

Abandoned in shelters by desperate owners

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Waiter will wait on hold for you and call you back when a representative answers

disrupt_sf16-2184 Everyone knows waiting on hold for a representative sucks, and only a few companies have systems that will call you back when a representative is ready. The result is hours wasted and very often you'll forget you're on hold and the representative will hang up, or your call will  just drop altogether – both of which lose your place in line. So today at the Disrupt SF… Read More

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