October 13, 2016

The Latest: Sen. Burr says he takes Trump at his word

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on the televised debate by North Carolina U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and Democratic challenger Deborah Ross on Thursday (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr says he takes Donald Trump at his word that he didn't commit sexual assault ...

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'Trump Effect' Doesn't Appear To Be Hitting Down-Ballot Senate Races

Democrats chances of taking control of the Senate dropped dramatically since the DNC

Via: The Daily Caller

Returnly raises $3.2M to immediately refund your money after an online return

He's a professional who'll care for your parcel Returning a product you bought online is inherently a statement of dislike, but smart retailers are quickly learning that they're far better off if they shelve their defensive impulses and instead embrace your dissatisfaction with open arms. This is because it turns out that a smooth return process makes customers considerably more likely to repurchase in the days following the… Read More

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Bloomberg Poll: Clinton Trouncing Trump in Philly Suburbs

On "With All Due Respect," J. Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Co., and Democratic strategist and pollster Cornell Belcher discusses the results of a Bloomberg Politics Pennsylvania poll that doesn't bode well for Donald Trump.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Hillary Clinton admits she didn't have permission to set up secret email

Hillary Clinton admitted under oath that she doesn't recall asking anyone for permission to use a secret server and email account during her time in the State Department, contradicting her previous public pronouncements that she had gotten approval.

She said she didn't recall seeing a 2011 warning about increased hacking ...

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Lea Michelle Shares Racy Pic From Latest Photo Shoot Online [PHOTOS]

'My butt is higher than it's ever been'

Via: The Daily Caller

From the distributed workforce to the partnered economy

Connected jigsaw pieces Most won't have noticed a recent $6.5M Series A for a company called Mobilize, but it's indicative of a major change occurring in businesses today. Companies' growing reliance on a distributed workforce have been occupying headlines and podcasts for the past couple of years. However, these conversations must now turn to how companies increasingly depend on partnerships as… Read More

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Trump Tells Young Voters He Will Solve Student Loan Crisis

Donald Trump vows to solve student loan crisis so students don't graduate college with an "anchor" around their necks. Trump, speaking at a campaign event in Ohio, says he would push schools to cut "skyrocketing" cost of tuition High cost of tuition in part due to bloated college/university administrations: Trump Schools should spend their endowments on students, not themselves, he says The Republican presidential nominee says his plan would cap student loan repayment for an affordable portion o

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Heilemann Mocks Gary Johnson's Aleppo Gaffe, and Bill Weld Looks Furious

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Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump: He's 'bragged about sexually assaulting women'

First lady Michelle Obama blasted Republican nominee Donald Trump Thursday as a sexual predator, saying his lewd comments about women have "shaken me to my core."

"A candidate for president of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women," Mrs. Obama said in Manchester, N.H. "This was not just ...

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Saddam's Henchmen Killed People In NYC Then Mailed The Bodies To Iraq

They had an underground torture chamber across the street from Michael Bloomberg's house

Via: The Daily Caller

VR battle royale: PS VR vs. HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift

vr I've spent quite a bit of the last few months with headsets strapped to my face. Whether that has enriched my life significantly or left it in shambles I cannot say, but I will mention that the games are at least starting to get really fun and the video content is only getting better. The PlayStation VR launched today, and with that there are about three great options for consumers… Read More

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People Editor: Attacking Writer's Motives on Trump 'Disgusting'

"We are grateful to Natasha Stoynoff for telling her story," People Magazine Editor in Chief Jess Cagle says in statement. "Ms. Stoynoff is a remarkable, ethical, honest, and patriotic woman, and she has shared her story of being physically attacked by Donald Trump in 2005 because she felt it was her duty to make the public aware; to assign any other motive is a disgusting, pathetic attempt to victimize her again" Earlier: Trump: 'Vicious Claims' Are 'Totally and Absolutely False'

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Real Tom Steyer

(Steven Hayward) News item from The Daily Caller: Hacked Emails Show Extent Of Left-Wing Billionaire's Influence On White House Hacked emails show the extent to which billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer coordinated with the Obama administration to form energy policy and to divide Republicans on environmental issues. Democratic strategist Chris Lehane, a Steyer aide, emailed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton advisor John Podesta in 2014 ironing out a strategy for a White House climate

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Scottish Government Raises Prospect of Second Referendum

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon warned Thursday she was prepared to spearhead a second Scottish independence referendum before the United Kingdom completes its divorce from the European Union.

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Emails show cozy relationship between media and Clinton campaign

Leaked emails show that Hillary Clinton's campaign officials boasted about getting favorable news coverage from compliant journalists, received political advice from cozy reporters and circulated the names of journalists who were "friendly" to the candidate.

Private emails stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta also show that campaign officials reluctantly ...

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HuffPost Panty Patrol Story Really Skirts The Truth

Thinly sourced story paints Trump as total pervert.

Via: The Daily Caller

Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain episode 5 explores the most exciting blockchain innovation

blockchain-2048 In this episode we catch up with the founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, and dive into its implications in the world of cryptocurrency. Ethereum is considered the most exciting innovation using blockchain technology, as its use cases go beyond that of bitcoin and could eventually have more overarching effects on how we run the world. However, after a recent hack of its Decentralized… Read More

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Trump: Campaign Is 'Existential Threat' to Establishment

At a rally in West Palm Beach, Florida, embattled Republican nominee Donald Trump railed against the political establishment and corporate media.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Clinton Backed Puerto Rico Debt Relief Bill After Lobbyist Donor's Email

Hillary Clinton formally backed legislation to relieve Puerto Rico of billions of dollars in debt after a top Clinton fundraiser who lobbies for the Puerto Rican treasury raised the issue with her campaign chair, hacked emails show.

Podesta Group president Tony Podesta emailed his brother, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, in March 2015. The subject line was "Puerto Rico," while the body of the email asked, "Can you call me today re PR. Need advice not action."

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NY commission issues staff draft of lobbying regulations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state ethics commission has issued proposed new regulations for lobbying in New York.

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics says it's seeking public comments and plans to hold a hearing before the commission formally considers the proposal drafted by its staff.

The commission says more ...

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Johnny Manziel's Mustache Is Absolutely Amazing [PHOTO]

This is incredible...

Via: The Daily Caller

How consumer drones wind up in the hands of ISIS fighters

DJI Phantom 3 ISIS reportedly carried out its first successful drone attack this week, using a commercially available drone to deliver explosives and kill two Kurdish fighters. It's an effort that has been a long time coming: a Facebook group dedicated to supporting Kurdish forces reported that two small drones packed with explosives were shot down in December, and reports of ISIS using commercial… Read More

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Local N.J. Judge Refers Christie Bridge Case to Prosecutor

A local New Jersey judge wants state prosecutors to probe whether Governor Christopher Christie broke the law after learning his allies were closing the George Washington Bridge to punish a town's mayor.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Millionaire Dem Congressional Candidate Doesn't Own Single Property in District Where He's Running

Florida Democrat Randy Perkins, who is running for Congress in Florida's 18th district, owns two multi-million dollar homes in the state along with numerous properties managed through his business, though none are located in the district he's seeking to represent.

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Twitter Suspends O'Keefe As He Releases New Hillary Video

Clinton ally says Hillary will use executive power on guns in video

Via: The Daily Caller

Los Angeles is a transportation tech powerhouse

Aerial view of the downtown Los Angeles skyline and the Griffith Park Observatory just after sunrise during the golden hour Los Angeles is famous for two things: entertainment and traffic. Back in the 1950s, any association with "stars" and "cars" would be the envy of any modern city. But today, that's sometimes overshadowed by images of aggressive paparazzi and gridlocked freeways. But when it comes to transportation, there might be more to LA than just bloated commute times. Read More

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Michelle Obama Rebukes 'Predatory' Trump, Saying She's Shaken to Core

The first lady veers from her standard stump speech.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Ron Johnson rallies in Wisconsin

(Paul Mirengoff) Ron Johnson is a conservative hero. He's also one of Power Line's "picks" in this year's congressional elections. Sen. Johnson has been trailing his opponent Russ Feingold throughout the campaign season. At times, Feingold led in the poll averages by about double digits. No longer. Two new polls show Johnson behind by only 2 points (Marquette poll) and 3 points (CBS YouGov). A third poll (Loras) has Johnson leading by

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Kaine Avoids Calling Clinton Trustworthy

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Donald Trump denies touching allegations: 'These events never, ever happened'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump forcefully denied new allegations that he inappropriately touched several women a number of years ago, saying the "Clinton machine" is responsible for "slander and libels" he said are intended to derail his presidential campaign.

"These vicious claims about me of inappropriate conduct with women are ...

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Hillary Clinton 'Disappointed' She Wasn't Asked About UFOs On 'Fallon'

She said...

Via: The Daily Caller

Five App lets you send messages in universal sign language

seeyoulater Mateusz Mach and Piotr PolaƄski wanted to create an app to send jokey hand signs to each other. They created little animated figures that signed "I love you" or "I see you" and sent them to each other. They got 56 downloads and were about to give up when an occupational therapist named Cindy Chen asked them to modfiy the app for the deaf. Ten thousand users and $150,000… Read More

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