October 12, 2016

Donald Trump throws GOP senators off balance

Vulnerable Senate Republicans are deploying an array of tactics to stanch the down-ballot bleeding from Donald Trump's caught-on-tape remarks about women, from vocal condemnation to pleas to forgive the real estate mogul and focus on Hillary Clinton's weaknesses.

Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire didn't wait for the dust to ...

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FBI Source: Majority Of Staff On Clinton Case Wanted Her Prosecuted


Via: The Daily Caller

Turn a DJI Phantom 4 into a search & rescue drone with the Exo 1 exoskeleton

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-3-50-31-pm The DJI is a fantastic all-purpose drone, but with the Exo 1 exoskeleton, it becomes a dedicated search and rescue tool. The 3D-printed add-on quickly attaches to the drone and adds a host of features key to making the drone a valuable tool for first responders. There are GoPro mounting points at various locations around the exoskeleton that can be used for cameras, lights and any… Read More

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Some GOP Lawmakers Changing Their Tune on Donald Trump

John Heilemann and Alex Wagner discuss how the Republican Party is dealing with post-debate Donald Trump on "With All Due Respect."

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Lifetime Launches Online 'Young Hillary Diaries' Series

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Clinton vs. Bush redux in 2016 election

It was always going to be this way: Bush vs. Clinton 2016.

From the very start, the media tried to rig this election to be a showdown between the Republican Party's polite and uptight Bush clan and the Democratic Party's shameless and self-serving Clinton mafia.

Only the Bush they had ...

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Kaine Panders To Hip Hop Radio Hosts: 'They Call Me Lil Kaine, Not Lil Wayne'

At least he doesn't carry hot sauce in his purse!

Via: The Daily Caller

Google's latest Transparency Report sets more records in government request numbers

FILE - This Oct. 20, 2015, file photo, shows a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google unveils its vision for phones, cars, virtual reality and more during its annual conference for software developers, beginning Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Google has added the data from the first half of 2016 to its ongoing Transparency Report page, and the changes are pretty much what you'd expect: more requests. Some frivolous, some legit, some top secret. Read More

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Trump: We're Gonna Have 'a Little Brexit' on Nov. 8

At a campaign rally in Lakeland, Florida, on Wednesday, GOP nominee Donald Trump predicted that Election Day will bring "a little Brexit" in the United States. He bashed his Democratic opponent saying, "without the media, Hillary Clinton is nothing."

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On Catholics, Wikileaks Hits Paydirt

(John Hinderaker) In general, I think most of the alleged Wikileaks scandals of recent days have been overblown. But the way in which Hillary Clinton's top staffers talk about Catholics is a relatively serious matter. The email thread involves Hillary's campaign chairman, John Podesta, her director of communications, Jennifer Palmieri, and John Halpin of the Center for American Progress, which was also Podesta's and Palmieri's home as of the date of the

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Clinton Campaign Worried Bill Seemed 'Out of Touch' on Trail

A spokesman for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign worried that Bill Clinton would be perceived as "out of touch" when he first appeared on the campaign trail to support his wife.

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Activists clash with Portland police as council OKs contract

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland City Council approved a new police contract in a conference room that was blocked off from the general public because of protests that led to arrests.

Members of Black Lives Matter and Don't Shoot PDX were unhappy with contract language regarding the use of ...

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Trump Crowd Chants 'CNN Sucks' Yet Again

CNN fact checks the claim

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What regulation crowdfunding in the JOBS Act means to entrepreneurs and startups

crowdfunding The JOBS Act was signed into law by President Obama in 2012, allowing companies to acquire funding through online portals from non-accredited investors, which roughly accounts for 97 percent of the population in the United States. On May 16, 2016, Title III of the JOBS Act, also known as regulation crowdfunding, or equity crowdfunding, was the last section to be implemented by the SEC. Read More

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Trump Says He'll Reverse Obama's Executive Orders on Cuba

Donald Trump on Twitter says he will "reverse Obama's Executive Orders and concessions towards Cuba until freedoms are restored." Says "people of Cuba have struggled too long" NOTE: Trump sends tweet while campaigning in Fla., which has large population of Cuban immigrants NOTE: In Sept., Trump vowed to undo eased Cuba relations unless his demands were met

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House Republican Urges Effort to Prevent Obamacare Bailout

Rep. Chris Stewart (R., Utah) is urging colleagues to join him in filing a suit on behalf of the House of Representatives to ensure that a bailout of Obamacare insurers does not happen.

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Obama 'feels good' about Hillary Clinton's election

Less than a week after the airing of an old tape of Donald Trump's lewd comments about women, the White House said Wednesday that President Obama is "feeling confident" about the election of Hillary Clinton.

"The president feels good about the broader trends," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.


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Club For Growth: US Chamber of Commerce 'At Odds With Free-Market Conservatives'

Statement made in response to TheDCNF interview with Chamber's senior political strategist

Via: The Daily Caller

Lyft partners with Brookdale to bring on-demand rides to senior communities

Lyft_PressKit_01 Lyft has struck a landmark partnership with one of the largest operators of senior living facilities in the U.S., Brookdale Senior Living. Through this partnership, Brookdale residents will be able to book a Lyft ride, on-demand or pre-scheduled via a concierge in their community, no smartphones or apps required. The rides will be billed to their rooms, and they won't have to give out… Read More

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Why Billionaires Are Battling for Votes in Nevada

With the U.S. presidency and control of the Senate in the balance, billionaires like George Soros and Charles Koch are deploying their own political armies to swing states across the country and supplying them with everything from cutting-edge voter data to salty snacks. Unaffiliated with any candidate or party, these ground troops are staging protests, manning phone banks, and knocking on doors. Bloomberg's Zachary Mider has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Clinton Camp Refused to 'Fully Endorse' New York Gun Control Law at Awards Dinner

Top Clinton campaign staffers worried about embracing the 2013 New York gun control law known as the SAFE Act during a speech at a leading gun control group's awards dinner, and ultimately decided to avoid praising some of the law's more controversial provisions, hacked emails published on Wednesday show.

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Scott Baio defends Billy Bush, Donald Trump; says he would vote for 'Satan' over Hillary Clinton

It seems if Charles were in charge at NBC News, Billy Bush would not be on his way out the door at the network's "Today" program.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Wednesday, sitcom alum Scott Baio defended the journalist caught up in the saga over ...

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Emails Show Clinton Thought Bernie's Fracking Bans Too 'Extreme, Unfeasible'

'Such an extreme position threatens the progress of common-sense'

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The rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The Galaxy Note 7 was the best phone available when it was released in August. A culmination of all of the company's strongest technologies to date, coupled with some fascinating new arrivals, Samsung somehow made the whole thing work in harmony, fit into a beautifully crafted 5.7-inch design. Read More

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Trump Rips Ryan, GOP Leaders for Lack of Support

At a rally in Ocala, Florida, Donald Trump complained about being at a "massive disadvantage" in the race due to Republican leaders not "putting their weight behind the people." He criticized Speaker Paul Ryan for not calling to congratulate him after the second presidential debate."

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The Gathering Storm?

(Steven Hayward) My late teacher of intelligence and strategy Harold Rood liked to say, "You run the show or the show runs you." (Book here.) It was a corollary to his axiom that "Nothing happens for no good reason." With these counsels in mind, there are some ominous news items from the last few days: USS Mason Fired 3 Missiles to Defend From Yemen Cruise Missiles Attack The crew of a guided-missile

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Democrat Governor Says Obamacare Is No Longer Affordable

Governor Mark Dayton (D., Minn.) said that Obamacare is no longer affordable, the Twin Cities Pioneer Press reported.

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John Podesta on Sidney Blumenthal: 'Shoot me if I ever end up like that'

Sidney Blumenthal was a problem for the rest of the Clinton operation, with top political aide John Podesta at one point telling a colleague Mr. Blumenthal lacked self awareness or self respect, and urging to "shoot me if I ever end up like that."

The latest round of hacked emails ...

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San Antonio Cops In Trouble For Making America Great Again

'Thank you Texas!'

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Tribe video chat transcribes speech into subtitles and suggested links

tribe-video-chat Tribe's voice recognition video chat technology could make Snapchat and Facebook Messenger look outdated. That tech also attracted a $3 million seed round led by prestigious VC Sequoia, its first seed investment of the year. Today, Tribe's one-touch video walkie talkie app launches a huge Version 2 update on iOS and Android powered by access to some unreleased Google voice APIs.… Read More

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Trumpocalypse, now

The horror! That's not a direct quote from Donald Trump, or from any of the fellow Republicans with whom he is engaged in an epic struggle, but it might as well be. Trump is now in full Colonel Kurtz mode, lashing out at Paul Ryan and the GOP establishment over the Speaker's decision to distance himself from the Republican nominee. Last night in an interview with Fox News, Trump essentially declared war on Republicans, telling Bill O'Reilly that he "wouldn't want to be in a foxhole with a lot of

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Russian Foreign Minister: 'So Many P***ies' on Both Sides of U.S. Election

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had harsh words for the U.S. presidential election when asked Wednesday about Donald Trump's lewd comments about women, saying there are "p****ies" on both sides of the race for the White House.

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Ben Carson to Bill Clinton: 'I don't think I'm a redneck'

Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson hit back at Bill Clinton after the former president stereotyped Donald Trump's supporters as "rednecks" during a campaign event in Florida on Tuesday.

Mr. Clinton claimed Tuesday during a Fort Myers rally supporting his wife's presidential campaign that Mr. Trump's base "is what I ...

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LEAK: Clinton Spokesperson Colluded With DOJ About E-Mail Litigation

'DOJ folks inform me'

Via: The Daily Caller

The former head of mobile blog JKOnTheRun is suffering a heart condition and financial woes

12775225_1468331816-8746_funddescription I don't usually post about other tech journalists but this is kind of important. A great guy, James Kendrick, started JKOnTheRun, one of the first tech blogs focusing on mobile devices. In the dark days of the early naughts he was a bright spot on the prairie, a star in the firmament. Now he's sick. James was a freelancer and his work recently dried up. To add insult to injury… Read More

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