November 3, 2016

German Police Accused Of Letting Nationalists 'Hunt' Refugees In Small Town

Several incidents in recent months

Via: The Daily Caller

New HTC Vive headset with enhanced 'design factor, performance' is on the way

screen-shot-2016-11-03-at-5-47-21-pm After only having been on sale for a few months, HTC may be gearing up to show off an updated model of their Vive virtual reality headset. In a discussion regarding the company's future virtual reality plans, Rikard Steiber, SVP of Virtual Reality at HTC, told TechCrunch that updated Vive virtual reality headsets are on the way and hinted that we could expect to see some VR-related… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

New Hampshire Polls Complicate Clinton's Home Stretch

Three new polls in a state once believed safe for the Democrat have changed the race.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Hacked Emails Cast Doubt on Clinton's Sworn Statement About Turning Over All Work-Related Emails

The post Hacked Emails Cast Doubt on Clinton's Sworn Statement About Turning Over All Work-Related Emails appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Hillary Clinton watches 'honest' mistakes pile up


President Obama repeatedly tells voters that Hillary Clinton's use of a home-brewed server was an "honest mistake." But her "mistake" is just one of many.

Her entire career is one long pattern of convoluted relationships with corrupt foreign governments and dictatorships, a mixing of politics and big money, and ...

Source: stories: Politics

Susan Sarandon: The DNC Is 'Completely Corrupt'

'We've been voting for the lesser of two evils'

Via: The Daily Caller

Republican Voters Rallying to Trump Leave Leaders in Awkward Spot

Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell are jockeying to shield themselves from blame if Donald Trump loses the election.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Bill Clinton-Loretta Lynch meeting — even worse than we thought

(Paul Mirengoff) It now appears that the FBI has been investigating the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation for more than a year. This casts the informal meeting last summer on an airplane between Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch in an even worse light than before. As one reader puts it: It would seem rather inappropriate [for Attorney General Lynch] to be meeting with someone without staff if the person is not just

Source: Power LinePower Line

Bernie Sanders still getting Ohio voters who decry both Clinton and Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO | Three months after she defeated Sen. Bernard Sanders and won Democrats' presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton is still losing support to the Vermont maverick.

On his way out of the Mahoning County Board of Elections on Thursday, Jerome Williams didn't miss a beat when asked who he had ...

Source: stories: Politics

FBI Finds New Emails Relating To Hillary's Sever In Weiner Probe

Not the same as before

Via: The Daily Caller

Why a design mindset matters

Close up of a designer working on a project Engineers become engineers because they like to figure out how things fit together, literally and figuratively. This is not always entirely true, but usually. The lines are blurring between traditional engineers who make designs real and the designers who can now "engineer." Technology is now allowing anyone with a design mindset to engineer a solution. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

2016 Ad Wars: Clinton, Trump Make Closing Pitches

On "With All Due Respect," Democratic communications consultant Tracy Sefl and Republican strategist Sarah Isgur Flores discuss the latest TV ads from the Clinton and Trump campaigns and the state of the race as Election Day looms.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Federal gun background checks spike as election nears

Federal gun background checks increased year-over-year for the 18th consecutive month in October amid several high-profile attacks and Donald Trump's repeated warnings that Hillary Clinton wants to abolish the Second Amendment.

The National Instant Criminal Background Check System ran about 2.3 million checks in October, up 18 percent compared to ...

Source: stories: Politics

Hillary's Email Server Technician Secretly 'Retrieved' Emails From Her 2008 Campaign Staff

'Maybe that's why he's avoiding testifying'

Via: The Daily Caller

Watch the full series of "The Down Round"

thedownround_3200x2000 Silicon Valley is like no other place in the world right now. The Bay Area has been booming with ideas and innovation for the past decade. But in 2016, the IPO market wilted and unicorns suddenly had to prove their worth. Startups that had raised hundreds of millions of dollars began shuttering and investors are nervous. In "The Down Round" series, we talked to entrepreneurs and… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

How Important Are College-Educated Whites to Clinton?

Hillary Clinton is doing something that no Democratic presidential candidate has done in the age of political polling, win the support of white voters with a college degree. Clinton holds an average 12.3 percentage point advantage among white college graduates, according to recent tracking data by the Bloomberg Politics Poll Decoder. Bloomberg Politics' Sahil Kapur explains the importance of this bloc of voters to the U.S. presidential election. He speaks on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Clinton Campaign Poll Tested Vulnerability on Gender Pay Gap After Free Beacon Report

Hillary Clinton's campaign tested whether a Washington Free Beacon report showing that Clinton paid women much less than she paid men working in her Senate office would damage her standing with Iowa voters, according to emails released by Wikileaks.

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House stops impeachment probe as AG investigates

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An impeachment investigation against Gov. Robert Bentley is being suspended at the request of the state attorney general who is conducting a separate investigation.

Attorney General Luther Strange sent a letter to the committee chairman saying that would be "prudent and beneficial" if the Judiciary Committee ...

Source: stories: Politics

'Pervert Anthony Weiner' Makes Appearance In New Trump Ad

References sexting allegations

Via: The Daily Caller

Planetary Resources mines Luxembourg for $28M in asteroid-hunting funds

planetary-resources The aspiring asteroid miners at Planetary Resources have struck pay dirt in Luxembourg, the tiny (but wealthy) European country positioning itself as an ally to commercial space. The country is directly investing €12 million, with another €13 million coming from public investment bank SNCI. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

FBI Unlikely to Finish E-Mail Review by Election Day: USA Today

Authorities aren't ready to announce preliminary findings or updates in review of e-mails connected to prior probe of Hillary Clinton's e-mail use, USA Today reports, citing unidentified official familiar with the matter. Atty Gen. Loretta Lynch isn't yet receiving regular updates, a second official says NOTE: House Judiciary Cmte Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight & Govt Reform Cmte Chairman Jason Chaffetz separately call on DOJ to preserve all documents related to Clinton's use of

Source: Bloomberg Politics

I've Found My Candidate!

(Steven Hayward) A thing to understand about legendary university towns like Berkeley or Boulder or Madison is that they are fundamentally conservative in the ordinary sense of that term: they never change. Take Berkeley (please, as the joke goes). It's got a hot race for mayor going off next Tuesday, and the Daily Californian is doing profiles of all the candidates. And I've found mine: Berkeley Activist Zachary RunningWolf runs 4th Mayoral

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New Ad Puts Clinton in a Rap Video: 'Pay My Foundation for the Keys to the Nation'

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Hillary Clinton back on Cubs bandwagon after years as Yankees fan

Years after relegating her childhood team to No. 2 status behind the New York Yankees, Hillary Clinton is back on the Chicago Cubs' bandwagon after the team captured its first World Series championship in 108 years.

Mrs. Clinton transformed into a Yankees fan after moving to New York in 2000 ...

Source: stories: Politics

Hillary Clinton Would Be The Ultimate Special Interest Candidate

Can we afford to take that risk?

Via: The Daily Caller

2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e soothes range anxiety

2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e plug-in hybrid sedan is not a Tesla fighter. It's not even much of a Chevy Volt fighter. It is a very comfortable, very refined plug-in-hybrid mid-range Mercedes. So if that's your jam, this is your car. The C350e has a 2-liter gasoline engine and a 60-kW electric motor, for a combined 275 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque, which means quick merging on the… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Hillary Clinton on Cubs: Last Night Was Very Special

At a rally in Winterville, North Carolina, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, celebrated her team's World Series victory. "Who knows," she said, "maybe we'll see even more history made in a few days."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Ex-NATO Commander Calls for Non-Cyber Response to Russia's Election Hacks

NATO's former top commander recommended the U.S. government respond to Russia's attempts to influence the presidential election through non-cyber means, emphasizing that a "null" answer would merely reward Moscow's bad behavior.

The post Ex-NATO Commander Calls for Non-Cyber Response to Russia's Election Hacks appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Lawmaker reveals confidential complaint against Bullock

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana lawmaker has revealed to other legislators that he filed an ethics complaint against Gov. Steve Bullock, despite a state law saying such complaints are confidential until they are resolved.

The Great Falls Tribune reports ( ) Republican Rep. Brad Tschida of Missoula wrote a ...

Source: stories: Politics

Clinton Campaign Worried About Appearance Of 'Elite' Superdelegates Controlling Primary

'Gaining traction'

Via: The Daily Caller

The ransomware dilemma

laptop-red More than 90 percent of all phishing emails are now ransomware. The average amount paid via ransomware has grown from $40 in 2009 to $1,000 in 2016. This amount will grow even faster as ransomware moves to enterprise. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Melania Trump Laments 'Bad Side' of Tech in Speech Targeting Pennsylvania Women

Donald Trump's wife, Melania, hit the campaign trail outside Philadelphia on Thursday to call for more civility online, in an appeal to suburban women voters with just five days left until the U.S. presidential election.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Obamas to hold final campaign rally with Clintons in Philadelphia

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will join Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton in an election-eve campaign rally Monday night in Philadelphia.

In their final event of the campaign, the Obamas and Clintons will focus on get-out-the-vote efforts in the heavily Democratic city, where Mrs. Clinton needs ...

Source: stories: Politics

FiveThirtyEight: Cubs Winning The World Series Less Likely Than Trump Victory

What does the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series mean for Election Day?

Via: The Daily Caller

Inside Intel's race to build a new reality

img_8599-copy-2 In many ways, virtual reality is still a moonshot. The $2 billion acquisition of Oculus by Facebook in 2014 lent the neo-futurist hobby a decidedly shortened timeline for consumer adoption. To the tech titans operating alongside it, the purchase was a signal. Mobile's most prominent success story was setting its eyes on what could possibly be the next platform shift. To the… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Blasts Clinton for 'Pay-for-Play Corruption'

At a rally in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday, Donald Trump attacked Hillary Clinton over an alleged "pay-for-play" scandal surrounding her family's charitable foundation.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Stretch Drive (8)

(Steven Hayward) • The ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll today has Hillary moving back into a narrow lead again, but as all of the results right now are within the statistical margin of error, it means the race is essentially tied, and likely to stay that way through next Tuesday. However, most of the new state-by-state polls, which often lag national polls by a few days, show movement in Trump's direction. Suddenly

Source: Power LinePower Line

Iranians Celebrate Anniversary of U.S. Embassy Hostage Crisis

Iranians burned American flags while chanting "Death to America" on Thursday to celebrate the anniversary of its militant takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran nearly four decades ago.

The post Iranians Celebrate Anniversary of U.S. Embassy Hostage Crisis appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

American News, Aberdeen, Nov. 3, 2016

Nothing should stop you from voting

If you're beyond tired of the election season, we certainly understand.

Few, if any, campaigns have been as trying as this year's presidential election battle, with unpopular, scandal-ridden candidates and their supporters who can't possibly fathom what their ...

Source: stories: Politics

Journalist Helps Clinton Camp Improvise Response To Email Scandal, WikiLeaks Says

'Whisper to friendly beat reporters'

Via: The Daily Caller

Amazon's private label brands are killing it, says new report

Amazon, the US e-commerce and cloud computing giant is said to hire 1,000 people in Poland. The company already hires almost 5,000 people in Poland and has service centers in Gdansk, Wroclaw and Poznan ON 14 April 2016. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Amazon's investment in its own private label products has been paying off, according to a new report out today. The retailer now competes with vendors via its own products in over a dozen categories, including computer accessories, home goods, pet supplies, grocery items, and more. In some categories, Amazon has even established itself as the online category leader, the report indicates.… Read More

Source: TechCrunch