October 11, 2016

Gary Bauer on 2016: It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over

On "With All Due Respect," American Values President Gary Bauer, Democratic strategist Bob Shrum and Republican strategist Dave Kochel discuss whether the 2016 campaign is over, Donald Trump's controversial 2005 tape and Hillary Clinton's e-mails.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Mike Weinholtz criticizes Utah governor for Trump support

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz says Republican Gov. Gary Herbert should have done more to denounce Donald Trump and should have stopped supporting him a long time ago.

Herbert on Friday pulled his endorsement of Trump following a recording of the GOP presidential candidate ...

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Hillary Approved Plan To Go After Congressional Emails, But She Wanted It Done In SECRET

'She loved the idea'

Via: The Daily Caller

Nuheara's earbuds/hearing aids are open for general pre-order

Nuheara Nuhear's IQbuds are strange little things. It took a rep a few tries to properly explain the things when they first crossed my radar. And honestly, it wasn't until I tookt he things for a spin on the crowded Manhattan streets that I really grasped what they were all about. The simplest way to explain them is as a sort of combination wireless earbuds and hearing aids. They do all of… Read More

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Lasry and Scaramucci on Trump's Chances, Centrism

Marc Lasry, co-founder and CEO of Avenue Capital Management, and Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of SkyBridge Capital, spoke with Bloomberg Politics' Mark Halperin and John Heilemann at the Core Club in New York. The two political fundraisers discussed Donald Trump's chances of winning, what the GOP nominee needs to do before November and centrism in America.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

John Podesta Said He Wanted Cecil the Lion Killer Extradited, Jailed

John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, wrote that the man who killed Cecil the Lion should be extradited to Zimbabwe and jailed, according to hacked emails posted online on Tuesday.

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The Latest: Ex-NY governor extortion case woman held on bail

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on a woman accused of trying to extort money from ex-Gov. Spitzer (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

A woman who accused Eliot Spitzer of assaulting her is being held on $1 million bail on charges she extorted nearly $400,000 from the former New York ...

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John Podesta Whined About 'Confederate' Miss America

'It's weird'

Via: The Daily Caller

Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

sheryl sandberg code conference Rumors have swirled for months that, if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as Treasury Secretary. But Sandberg shot down those rumors today at the Virtuous Circle conference, hosted by the Internet Association. "I'm staying at Facebook," Sandberg said when asked during a… Read More

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Campaign Manager Conway to Host Call With Pro-Trump Lawmakers

Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, will have a conference call with members of Congress who are supporting his candidacy, according to a campaign source who requested anonymity. Call comes after top Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, denounced the GOP presidential nominee over the weekend following reports about 2005 tape that captured him making sexist, lewd comments prior to an Access Hollywood interview NOTE: The campaign routinely holds calls with members of Cong

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The P-Word Through History

(John Hinderaker) Okay, that's a good example of a post title that over-promises. But Paul wrote earlier about Bill Clinton's use of the now-notorious P-word, and I want to add one bit of evidence as to how leaders–some of them, anyway–talk in private. Lyndon Johnson was notoriously vulgar. Among other things, he took great, and vocal, pride in the size of the presidential unit. But sticking with the subject at hand, history

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Clinton Staffers Considered Joking About Email Server the Day Before Congressional Subpoena

Hillary Clinton staffers discussed whether the candidate should joke about her private email server the day that Congress submitted a records retention request for the server, according to hacked emails released by Wikileaks.

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Advocates, senators still at odds over Whiteclay beer stores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Activists and Nebraska lawmakers are once again at odds over whether the state should stop beer sales on the border of a South Dakota Indian reservation where alcohol is banned.

Activists implored state senators Tuesday to close the four beer stores in Whiteclay, a town with ...

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WH: Obama To Respond 'Proportionally' To Russia Over Dem Email Breach

'I'm not going to comment directly on the stolen emails of private citizen'

Via: The Daily Caller

C1X raises $8.5M for its advertiser and publisher tech

adtech, ad tech, advertising, online marketing C1X has raised another $6.5 million in what it says is the first part of a Series B round of funding. The company was founded by Mukundu Kumaran (CEO) and Daisuke Nagayama (chief operating officer and chief global strategist) — Kumara, previously worked as an engineering director at Yahoo, and he told me that his goal is "to simplify how the basic advertising transaction… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump's Tax Plan Seen Turning Employees Into Contractors

Donald Trump's proposal to offer all businesses a flat 15 percent income-tax rate would prompt workers to try to cut their tax bills by turning themselves into "self-employed" contractors -- without leaving their current employer -- according to a tax-policy group's report.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Peters: 'Obama Doesn't Have the Guts' for Confrontation With Russia

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Supreme Court will hear Ashcroft appeal to kill lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear appeals from former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and other former federal officials seeking to shut down lawsuits filed by Muslim and Arab men who were detained in the U.S. after the Sept. 11 attacks.

The ...

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White House FOIA Abuses Come Back To Haunt Hillary's Campaign

'We live in constant fear of upsetting the WH'

Via: The Daily Caller

Google acquires FameBit to connect YouTube creators with brands

Famebit + Google Google just announced that it has acquired FameBit, a marketplace that connects video creators with marketers who want to sponsor their content. This could be an important step for Google's YouTube, where monetization has been a big concern — not just for YouTube as a whole, but also for individual creators. YouTube has been working to provide more support on this front through… Read More

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A Divided GOP: Trump Escalates Feud With Republicans

With less than a month to go before Election Day, Republicans erupted into open warfare Tuesday as Donald Trump pledged to campaign unshackled from party leaders and vowed to punish "disloyal" members, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and John McCain. Bloomberg Politics' Ben Brody reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Report: Hillary Clinton's State Dept Gave Favorable Treatment to 'Friends of Bill' After Haiti Earthquake

A senior aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heeded special attention to emails identified with the "FOB"—friends of Bill Clinton—abbreviation following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, according to newly released emails.

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The Latest: Feds to launch contempt case against Arpaio

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the contempt of court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona (all times local):

11:25 a.m.

Federal prosecutors say they will file criminal contempt-of-court charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for disobeying orders to stop his immigration patrols.

The announcement in federal court Tuesday sets ...

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China Rushing Back To Protect North Korea's Nukes

Leaving exploitable loopholes in N. Korean sanctions

Via: The Daily Caller

GM invests in Chinese car-sharing tech company Yi Wei Xing

Maven customers will experience seamless smartphone and keyless integration with the vehicle. Maven customers use its app to search for and reserve a vehicle by location or car type and unlock the vehicle with their smartphone. The app also enables remote functions such as starting, heating or cooling and more. Customers can bring their digital lives into the vehicle through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, OnStar, SiriusXM radio and 4GLTE wireless. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors) GM has invested in China's Yi Wei Xing, a car sharing tech platform provider that's responsible for Feezu, a timeshare rental car service similar to Zipcar, as well as providing the backend for rental companies looking to provide their own car sharing service. GM's equity investment in Yi Wei Xing is a strategic one, which could help the carmaker eventually expand its own… Read More

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Scaramucci Says Trump's Odds Are Long But He Can Still Win

Skybridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, a fundraiser for Donald Trump, said Tuesday the Republican presidential nominee has about a 20-percent chance of winning November's election, based on polls.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

And Now for Something Completely Different

(Steven Hayward) One of the great things about the internet is how it makes possible unofficial comedy (like the endless "Hitler Learns About. . ." parodies). Herewith Sunday night's debate rendered as a musical number: And here, from the geniuses at Bad Lip Reading: Dirty dancing indeed.

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Joy Behar Apologizes for Belittling Clinton's Accusers as 'Tramps'

The View co-host Joy Behar apologized Tuesday to the women who have accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual assault after she called them "tramps" on Monday's show.

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Donald Trump questions Hillary Clinton's 'stamina' in ad

Donald Trump is going after Hillary Clinton's health in a new television ad, warning that the former secretary of state does not have the stamina to lead the nation on the world stage.

"Hillary Clinton failed every single time as secretary of state," the narrator in the ad ...

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Pyongyang Threatens Commercial Aircraft Safety For Years

Jamming GPS for over 2,000 planes

Via: The Daily Caller

YouTube reports record views for the second presidential debate, but fewer live viewers

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-1-40-22-pm The cord cutting era is now in full effect, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the record numbers YouTube recorded for its airing of the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The video sharing site says that the debate's live stream and on-demand videos surrounding it drew over 124 million views since Sunday – a figure which not only tops… Read More

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Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, and a Divided Republican Party

Donald Trump's war of words with Republican Party leadership took on a new tone after House Speaker Paul Ryan said he would focus on preserving GOP majorities in the House and Senate and would no longer defend Trump. Bloomberg's Steven Yaccino looks at the deepening split in the Republican Party on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Theranos Sued by One of Biggest Investors

A major investor in Theranos has decided to sue the health-technology company for allegedly lying to potential investors.

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Paintsville mayor announces resignation following conviction

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Paintsville Mayor Robert Porter says he will resign following a conviction in federal court on charges of theft and bribery.

City Clerk Virgie Castle told media that Robert Porter announced on Monday to City Council members that he plans to step down Nov. 13.

A federal ...

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Jim Carrey Hit With Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Ex-Girlfriend Commits Suicide


Via: The Daily Caller

UK gov't agrees to foreground privacy statement in surveillance bill

surveillance uk The UK government has agreed an amendment to draft surveillance legislation aimed at strengthening the public perception of privacy safeguards by adding a statement of priority to the face of the legislation. Read More

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