October 27, 2016

Pence Tweets He's Thankful Everyone on Plane is Safe

"Grateful for our first responders & the concern & prayers of so many," Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence says in Twitter post after his campaign plane slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport. Pence says he'll be back on the campaign trail Friday NOTE: Donald Trump currently speaking at rally in Geneva, Ohio; is yet to make reference to his running mate Pence or incident Earlier: Pence Plane Slides Off LaGuardia Runway; No One Hurt: AP

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Black millennials close digital divide


Donald Trump wants them, and Hillary Clinton courts them. They've been a Wall Street fave ever since ad men realized that TV captured the attention of indulgent baby-boomer parents and their children alike.

Who are they?

They are the 18- to 34-year-old voters who could propel Hillary or Donald ...

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Ivanka Trump Responds To Boycott Against Her Brand

'The beauty of America'

Via: The Daily Caller

Does Gillette know your name?

Photo: Getty Images/David Madison/Taxi How do you get excited about a new snack food or laundry detergent when virtual reality, artificial intelligence and autonomous cars dominate the news? It's easy: Because consumer goods impact every facet of our lives, from our personal health and comfort to how we socialize with each other and care for our environment. Read More

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Pence Plane Slides Off LaGuardia Runway; No One Hurt: AP

Plane carrying Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence has slid off the runway while landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport, AP reports. Pence tells reporters he's fine, no one on board appears injured: AP

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The intimidation game 101

(Scott Johnson) The folks at PragerU have just alerted us to their new video featuring the Wall Street Journal's Kim Strassel. In the video below, Strassel teaches a short course in The Intimidation Game, the subject of her new book of the same name. We need a little help with remedies, but this is the short course. PragerU has posted the video and the text along with many, many sharing options here.

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'Hidden' Donald Trump vote become formidable force


Despite media hysteria and a daily influx of polls, a persistent conversation has emerged about the huge, hidden population of Americans who could suddenly step forward and vote for Donald Trump. It is a powerful, unknown factor with much potential — and one which ...

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Nearly 1 In 4 Babies Born To Immigrants, Driving Increase In U.S. Birth Rate

Surging in births

Via: The Daily Caller

Apple says no fun allowed on the Touch Bar

img_2393 The Touch Bar is serious business. Apple's interface guidelines warn against all kinds of fun things that developers probably started thinking about when the new MacBook Pros leaked earlier this week. No doubt some apps will find a way to be creative even under the stern eye of Apple's party police, but it's clearly discouraged. Read More

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Full Show: With All Due Respect (10/27/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Steven Levy, editor of Backchannel, the Washington Post's Anne Gearan, the New York Times' David Sanger and ABC News' Dan Harris on "With All Due Respect."

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Hillary Wants To Spend $500 Million Fighting School Bullying

Plan targets alleged 'Trump Effect' increasing school bullying

Via: The Daily Caller

China's ZTO Express stumbles in its NYSE debut after raising $1.4B in IPO

China Hangzhou skyscrapers, night landscape Logistics may be the name of the game when it comes to e-commerce, but the IPO market can still prove to be a fickle place for even the biggest players. Today, China's ZTO Express, the company that provides shipping and delivery services to Alibaba among others, scored both a hit and a miss in its first day of trading as a public company. First, the company raised $1.4 billion in its… Read More

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Michelle Obama Hits the Trail With Hillary Clinton

On "With All Due Respect," he Washington Post's Anne Gearan discusses Michelle Obama's role in the 2016 campaign and the WikiLeaks hacked e-mail disclosures.

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Companies That Paid Hillary for Speeches Also Poured Millions Into Clinton Foundation

A top aide to Hillary Clinton warned of "pay-to-play" stories that could emerge if reporters looked for overlap between all of the companies that paid Hillary six-figure sums for speeches and potential donations they provided to the Clinton Foundation, according to emails released by WikiLeaks.

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US: Contractor in NSA case had intelligence officers' names

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says classified information stolen by a former National Security Agency contractor includes names of covert intelligence officers.

Prosecutors made the allegation in a court filing Thursday.

Attorneys for Harold T. Martin III will ask a federal judge Friday to consider freeing Martin from custody ...

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Famous Chef Suing Trump And Stumping For Hillary Was Also A DHS And Obama Darling

'We're not supposed to mention him until he apologizes to every Latino'

Via: The Daily Caller

Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

red blood cells Every once in a while someone in Silicon Valley brings up the possibility of living forever, or at least a really long time, but first we're going to need to figure out a way to enjoy all those extra years. Unity Biotechnology is a startup focusing on medicines to help us do that by slowing the effects of age-related diseases. And the company announced it has pulled in a whopping $116… Read More

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Obama Orders 98 Prisoner Releases, Most Set Free Over a Year

President Barack Obama has now ordered more prisoners released early from federal penitentiaries in a single year than any of his predecessors, after commuting the sentences of 98 people on Thursday.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

State Dept Won't Call Alleged Russian, Syrian Airstrikes on School a 'War Crime'

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Most Indiana counties still have insurance choices

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An analysis for The Associated Press shows Indiana consumers will have more choices than consumers in many other states in health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's overhaul.

The analysis by Avalere Health finds most Indiana counties have three or more marketplace insurers offering coverage for ...

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German Parents Face Trial For Stopping Son From Visiting Mosque

'Safety concerns'

Via: The Daily Caller

LinkedIn Q3 sales up 23% to $960M in its last earnings ahead of MSFT acquisition

LinkedIn app on smartphone. Microsoft expects to close its $26.2 billion acquisition by the end of this year — pending some final regulatory approvals — and so in light of that, today LinkedIn posted a very basic earnings report for Q3. It's also skipping the customary analyst call and is no longer providing financial guidance for the coming quarter. Still, the company reported growth in its key… Read More

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With Michelle Obama on Stage, Clinton Plays Role of Warm-Up Act

The first lady has emerged as one of Clinton's most effective advocates on the campaign trail

Source: Bloomberg Politics

China Accuses Japanese Warplanes of Endangering Chinese Aircraft

China on Thursday accused Japanese military jets of endangering its aircraft, in the latest dust-up between the two countries over territory in the East China Sea.

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Opioid epidemic demands greater access to key medications: Govt. report

Access to medications that help opioid addicts kick the habit isn't keeping pace with the raging prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic that's battering every corner of the U.S., government investigators said Thursday.

Many of the 1,400 opioid treatment programs that administer drugs like methadone to help patients stave off withdrawal ...

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The New England Patriots Are So Good Some Oddsmakers Have Stopped Taking Bets

This is a HUGE update

Via: The Daily Caller

Mozilla strives for performance boost with new Project Quantum

Red fox Mozilla has been hard at work rolling out Electrolysis to bring the benefits of a multiprocess architecture to Firefox users for quite some time. Though Mozilla has put a large amount of its resources into the development of Electrolysis, the company has remained consistent about insisting there was more up its sleeve. Read More

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Clinton Leads in Va., N.C., Closes Gaps in Georgia, Iowa: Poll

Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump 50%-38% in Va., Quinnipiac University poll finds. Clinton leads Trump 47%-43% in N.C. Clinton, Trump tied at 44% in Iowa Trump 44%, Clinton 43% in Ga. NOTE: Oct. 20-26 polls each included > 700 likely voters and had error margins ranging from +/- 3.5 to 3.7 ppts NOTE: Trump led Clinton 47%-40% in Ga. and 44%-37% in Iowa in September polls, Quinnipiac says NOTE: Polls include other candidates; Libertarian Gary Johnson draws 8% support in Ga., 5% in N.C.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

China's Xi Anointed 'Core' Leader, On Par With Mao, Deng

China's Communist Party gave President Xi Jinping the title of "core" leader on Thursday, putting him on par with past strongmen like Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, but it signaled his power would not be absolute.

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The Latest: Outside agency to probe Montana police shooting

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Wyoming man by a police officer in the lobby of a hotel in Billings, Montana. (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

The police chief of Montana's largest city says an outside law enforcement agency will investigate the fatal police ...

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Podesta Slams David Brock As 'Whacko' Following Resignation From Pro-Clinton PAC

'Our Democratic Presidential nominee deserves better'

Via: The Daily Caller

Hemp can't get you high, but it can get high-tech

Wall made of hempcrete and logs in Saranac, Michigan. Hempcrete is a building product made from hemp hurds, lime and water with no mortar or chemical additives. This wall was constructed on the first site featuring a hempcrete building in the midwest. (Photo: Getty Images/Rick Thompson) Marijuana is an ancient plant with borderline mystical properties — just ask the 266 million people who smoke it every year. Hemp, the industrial strain of Cannabis sativa, has been used for many purposes — food, fuel and textiles among them — for tens of thousands of years. Unlike its sister strain, hemp can't get you high. But much like the drug, it has… Read More

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The Stretch Drive (1)

(Steven Hayward) The sprint to the finish on November 8 is now underway, with detours to open new hotels if you're Trump. Hillary is apparently putting off her business interests (i.e., the Clinton Foundation) until after the election. Some random thoughts and observations, which we'll update regularly. First, is the daily drip-feed of Wikileaks leading up to a big finish? Perhaps some of Hillary's missing emails, or some gun barrels not just

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Green Party Candidate in Maryland Escorted Off Debate Stage by Police

The Green Party candidate in Maryland's Senate Race was escorted off the stage by police after she interrupted a televised debate Wednesday between the two major party candidates.

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Court affirms conviction of teen who made threat in therapy

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a teen who had told his therapist that he thought about taking a gun to school to shoot students who had teased him.

In an 8-1 ruling issued Thursday, the court rejected arguments that a ruling from ...

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Clinton's Policy Team Cheered Murder Of Black Teen As Chance To Advance Gun Control, WikiLeaks Reveals

'This is great... It can be racially motivated and gun violence should still very much be part of the discussion'

Via: The Daily Caller

Asana co-founder discusses Thiel's donation to Trump

justin-rosenstein-asana2 Asana co-founder and head of product Justin Rosenstein discussed the political views of his controversial investor and former board member Peter Thiel today at the Tech Inclusion conference in San Francisco. Asana isn't the only company to face questions about its continued relationship with Thiel in light of his ongoing support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump —… Read More

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