November 29, 2016

Mitt Romney speaks well of Donald Trump after dinner meeting

After a dinner meeting with Donald Trump at Jean-Georges restaurant in New York, Mitt Romney delivered a glowing review of the president-elect's leadership during the transition.

Mr. Romney, who was invited to the dinner purportedly for a follow-up interview for the job of secretary of state, described it as a ...

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Crunch Report | Facebook Messenger Instant Games

The sales results from Cyber Monday 2016, Facebook Messenger launches Instant Games, Starburst Ventures wants to bankroll space, Lyft now tells you the cost of your ride ahead of time and BreakfastNY creates an analog wonder. All this on Crunch Report! Read More

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Boycott Frosted Flakes!

(John Hinderaker) Liberal bullies are trying to pressure advertisers into boycotting Breitbart.com, one of the most popular conservative sites on the internet. Unfortunately, they are having considerable success. As you probably know, Breitbart.com was founded by Andrew Breitbart and has been run by Steve Bannon following Andrew's tragically premature death. Breitbart.com was an early and enthusiastic backer of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and Bannon became a close adviser to Trump. He is

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in jeopardy under Donald Trump

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the powerful five-year-old agency that President Obama hopes will be regulating businesses on behalf of consumers long after he leaves office, could be gutted and its director removed soon after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated in January.

Despite a federal-court case over the independence of ...

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PHOTO: Mitt Romney Looks Really Uncomfortable At His Meeting With Trump

I am in great pain. Please help.

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Adidas will offer runners gait analysis with shoe-worn sensors at its retail stores

img_0181 On Thursday, Adidas will open a new flagship retail location on the outskirts of Times Square. It's the largest of German shoe giant's stores – and the first in a string of upscale brick and mortar shops soon to include a sizable location opening up soon in London. The company is currently giving some private tours of the space, and it's all pretty nuts –… Read More

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Ross Said to Be Trump's Pick for Commerce Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump plans to pick investor Wilbur Ross, who became a billionaire by acquiring and restructuring troubled companies, for Commerce Department secretary, said two people familiar with the transition. Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)

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FLASHBACK: Employees React To News Carrier Is Shipping Their Jobs To Mexico [VIDEO]

'Relocating our operations ...'

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Mnuchin Said to Be Trump's Treasury Pick as Economic Team Forms

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner Steven Mnuchin is Donald Trump's choice to be the next U.S. Treasury secretary, a key cabinet decision as the president-elect assembles a team to fulfill his campaign pledge to boost the world's largest economy.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Donald Trump to embark on Thank You Tour 2016

It seems like old times. President-elected Donald Trump is preparing to go back on the road for a spell to thank the voters who handed him a robust win on election night. This is no victory lap brimming with self-congratulation, however. A grateful Mr. Trump wants to reach out to ...

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Sandy Levin: I Wont Seek Re-Election As Ways And Means Ranking Member

Reps. Xavier Becerra and Richard Neal are both expected to seek the role

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Tumblr finally makes SSL connections the default for new blogs

tumblr_lock Once upon a time in 2014, Tumblr announced that it was adding SSL, the standard protocol for establishing a secure connection on the web, as an option on all blogs. Two and a half years later, it's finally the default! For new blogs, anyway. Read More

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Can Donald Trump Maintain Foreign Holdings as President?

On "With All Due Respect," Jason Miller, senior communications adviser for the Donald Trump campaign, discusses the president-elect's business holdings and potential conflicts of interest.

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Steven Mnuchin Expected to Be Chosen for Treasury Secretary

Former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Terner Mnuchin is the likely choice for Treasury Secretary, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.

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Trump tweets torture media

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Just when they thought it was safe to go outside again, the political press is breaking out the smelling salts again.

They're back to having the vapors and breaking out in warts over the orange-haired vulgarian holding court at his fabulous and opulent New Jersey golf course. Trump National ...

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Now Is The Time To Protect American's Privacy Abroad

Congress just needs to take the next step and pass ICPA.

Via: The Daily Caller

Thousands of xHamster login credentials surface online

password-balloon@2x Members of the porn site xHamster should be changing their passwords today after a set of nearly 380,000 usernames, emails and poorly-hashed passwords appeared online. The subscription-only breach notification site LeakBase has published the set of login credentials, which Motherboard reports were being traded online. It's not clear exactly where the database originated, but it… Read More

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Trump Picks Obamacare Critic Rep. Tom Price for HHS

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss the implications of President-Elect Donald Trump's choice of Georgia Congressman Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Ben Rhodes, U.S. Diplomat Will Attend Castro Memorial Service

The White House announced on Tuesday that they would be sending two senior administration officials to attend the memorial service for deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

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College Conservative Group Blocked Due To Anti-Communist Position

Worried group doesn't respect Communists as people

Via: The Daily Caller

San Francisco Muni hacker gets hacked back

muni-mrfraley-flickr Revenge is sweet, but irony is sweeter. Apparently, the hacker who infiltrated San Francisco's Muni transportation system late last week fell victim to his own horrible personal cyber hygiene. According to security reporter Brian Krebs, a separate individual infiltrated the Muni hacker's own email using nothing more than the ransom note provided by the hacker himself. And he pulled… Read More

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Trump Meets With Goldman's Cohn as Dinner Set With Critic Romney

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney were meeting Tuesday with Donald Trump as the president-elect and his team consider candidates to fill out key roles in the administration.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Dems concerned about Sessions, but have little recourse

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions' views on civil liberties, voting rights and immigration and are asking for time to review his decades of work as a ...

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Tom Cruise Pressured Another Celebrity To Kill '60 Minutes' Scientology Story

She left the church and they're coming after her

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Yes the UK now has a law to log web users' browsing behavior, hack devices and limit encryption

keyboard surveillance 2016 has been a very good year to bury very bad news. And political distractions perhaps explain why a bill that has been described as the most extreme surveillance legislation every passed in a democracy has today passed into law in the UK never having faced substantial opposition. Read More

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Trump Transition Takes Hold: What to Expect Next

Bloomberg Politics' Ben Brody takes a look at the latest news on the Trump transition and what to expect next. He speaks with Bloomberg's Oliver Renick and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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An uninspired choice for DOT Secretary

(Paul Mirengoff) The buzz phrase "drain the swamp" has been overused in recent days, I think. However, it applies nicely to the Department of Labor. For decades, the DOL has been a bog of oppressive regulations which, among other things, sometimes promote racial discrimination in favor of minorities. Elaine Chao presided over that swamp for eight years during the George W. Bush administration. She did little to drain, or even disturb, it.

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Report: German Intelligence Officer Arrested Over Suspected Terrorist Attack

A German intelligence officer was recently arrested over a suspected terrorist plot to bomb the domestic spy agency's headquarters in Cologne.

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Bob Corker meets with Trump about State Department gig

Sen. Bob Corker emerged from an interview Tuesday with Donald Trump and said he believed the president-elect had narrowed the list of candidates for secretary of state to "a very small group."

The selection process for who will run the State Department in the Trump administration has been grueling, including ...

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This Skyscraper Is Sinking Into The Ground So Fast It's Visible From Space

Its residents have already filed a $500 million dollar lawsuit

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Intel creates a dedicated autonomous driving technology group

Automobility-Intel-5.JPG Intel is following up on news early Tuesday about its partnership with Mobileye and Delphi on self-driving tech with more autonomous vehicle news: it's creating a whole group dedicated to pursuit of self-driving solution development, called – you'll never guess – the Automated Driving Group (ADG for short). The new Intel ADG will be headed up by Intel vet Doug Davis,… Read More

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BET Founder Says He Turned Down Donald Trump Cabinet Position

BET founder Bob Johnson said on Tuesday he turned down a cabinet position offered by Donald Trump during a meeting with the president-elect earlier this month.

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Some voters, stung by election result, stirred to new action

NEW YORK (AP) - Three weeks out from a presidential election result that left them deeply dejected, many liberals now say they've been roused to action in new ways, from making donations and volunteering to considering political runs themselves.

Around the country, even as protests have waned, Democrats say the ...

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Kate Mara Broke Up With Her Boyfriend After He Dented The Lombardi Trophy

Her ex-boyfriend has to regret this

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Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in Europe in 2017

Taking the next step in its Blueprint for Mobility, Ford today รข€ Ford's pushing forward in its efforts to get autonomous cars on the road, with a plan to begin testing self-driving vehicles in Europe next year. The testing is in advance of extending its plans to debut an autonomous car specifically for ride-sharing fleets in the U.S. in 2021 to Europe, sometime in the future following that initial launch. Ford tells TechCrunch it will be testing… Read More

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