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David Clarke, the Trump-loving, pro-mass-incarceration, Fox News favorite, is challenging criminal-justice reform—and stereotypes.
From: The Atlantic | By: Maurice Chammah | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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There’s no escaping the pressure that U.S. inequality exerts on parents to make sure their kids succeed.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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To install Charles Willson’s prefab house, Stillwater Dwellings lifted the structure over an existing barn on the one-acre property. Willson, who is often on the road, wired the house with the latest in smart technology. Architect  Stillwater...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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At the end of March, Xconomy held a jam-packed event called Robo Madness: The A.I. Explosion. If you were among the roughly 250 people who descended on the Googleplex in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square for the event, you may have heard me note...
From: Xconomy | By: Robert Buderi | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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  Editor's note: This story was originally published in November. With Republican frontrunner Donald Trump closing in on the Republican nomination and shifting his focus to the general election following the withdrawal of Ted Cruz and John Kasich, it's...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Evelyn Lozada reveals the heartbreaking news that she suffered yet another miscarriage. Deets inside. Plus, we’ve rounded up flicks of Zendaya rocking Beyonce's Ivy Park threads in L.A. inside…. In very sad news, “Livin’ Lozada” star Evelyn...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Even some conservatives are now calling on the GOP Senate to let Merrick Garland through.
From: Politico | By: Edward-Isaac Dovere | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The White House was blindsided by comedian Larry Wilmore's decision to use the N-word at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Saturday night, but White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that the president "appreciated...
From: The Root | By: Richard Prince | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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He can and should run on taking power away from Beltway Bureaucrats, and retuning it to the states.
From: Business Insider | By: Liz Peek | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The establishment was caught off guard by the Trump phenomenon, but it shouldn't have been. The signs were there
From: Salon.com | By: Daniel Denvir | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Over the weekend, Beyonce’s site posted more pictures of Blue Ivy Carter in her mom’s heels, which would generally be a cute moment for a regular hard-working citizen to indulge in when showing it to other regular people, but for Beyonce and her...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jon Mark | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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All levels of education have now been turned into a giant Ponzi scheme that is driven by the ideology of a narrowly educated cadre of computer scientists, technologists and venture capitalists who ignore the consequences of continuing to replace workers...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The Supreme Court -- at the behest of the US government -- has announced changes to "Rule 41," a crucial procedure of the US court system, which will give law enforcement sweeping powers to hack into computers anywhere in the world, including victims'...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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At arm's length?
From: Hot Air | By: Ed Morrissey | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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You've got the password basics down. It's time for some advanced techniques. The post 7 Password Experts on How to Lock Down Your Online Security appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Brian Barrett | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The countries agreed to conduct coordinated sea patrols and establish a hotline to combat piracy and kidnappings in surrounding waters.
From: New York Times | By: JOE COCHRANE | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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We don't know if Trump can morph into a statesman. We do know the media/political class fears his threat to Hillary
From: Salon.com | By: Camille Paglia | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The federal government’s fictitious University of Northern New Jersey was aimed at dishonest recruiters, but foreign students who signed up lost thousands and face deportation.
From: New York Times | By: LIZ ROBBINS | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison.
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Lessons from Puerto Rico.
From: Reason | By: John Stossel | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The Chim chims are intel weenies as regular readers of the FRI blog have probably deduced.  They are all former members of our Armed Forces, they are all working in their field of expertise today with traditional Pentagon contractors and none of them...
From: Free Range International | By: babatim | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines have agreed to run coordinated patrols to boost maritime security following the kidnappings at sea of Indonesians by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants....
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Hiring more screeners and increasing enrollment in trusted traveler programs would go a long way to improve efficiency.
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Court records show repeated attempts to paint anti-dam protesters as violent anarchists
From: Time | By: Freddy Cuevas and Peter Orsi / AP | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Heidi Cruz got an elbow to the face—will Melania Trump get much more?   
From: The Atlantic | By: Alex Wagner | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The number of illegal immigrant families and unaccomanpied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border has soared in recent months, according to statistics released Wednesday by the federal government....
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Clinton had characterized the FBI's investigation as "routine," but the DOJ now refers to it as a "law enforcement proceeding."
From: Reason | By: Andrew Napolitano | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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If you're battling hackers, it's helpful to know who they actually are. Unfortunately, tracking down the culprits of an attack has always been difficult thanks to VPNs, TOR, and other methods used to disguise the source of a digital assault. Now DARP......
From: Play Savvy | By: Roberto Baldwin | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Email services including Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail have fallen victim to a hack, exposing usernames and passwords for millions of users. According to Reuters, a huge data breach consisting of some 273.3 million online accounts has been reported b......
From: Play Savvy | By: Nathan Ingraham | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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On April 29th, the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, addressed the inaugural meeting of the Giants Club Summit, a conference held near Mount Kenya that is devoted to combatting the accelerated destruction of Africa’s elephants. Soaring ivory prices...
From: New Yorker | By: Peter Canby | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The tech bubble is bursting.
From: Business Insider | By: Jesse Felder | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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A new security pavilion was dedicated Wednesday at a federal courthouse where high-profile terrorism trials have taken place blocks from where the Sept. 11 attacks downed the 110-story twin towers of the World Trade Center....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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As you’ve surely noticed by now, today is May the 4th, a.k.a. Star Wars Day. Normally, this would have absolutely nothing to do with the upcoming premiere of a made-for-TV B-movie about improbable weather events. But the geniuses at Syfy and The...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Security chief Miller leaving NFL for private sector
From: ESPN | By: ESPN | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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DARPA's has been responsible for countless advancements in cutting-edge technologies since its founding in 1958. During a conference call on Wednesday, DARPA's Deputy director Steve Walker announced that it is partnering with Chicago's Museum of Scie......
From: Engadget | By: Andrew Tarantola | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Post sponsored by As part of our funding campaign for our coverage of encryption, we reached out to some companies that care about these issues to ask them to show their support. Today, we're taking a look back at a series of four posts sponsored by...
From: Techdirt | By: Techdirt | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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American officials and Syrian state television said a partial truce now applied to the divided city, but it was unclear when the extension took effect.
From: New York Times | By: ANNE BARNARD and DAVID E. SANGER | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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What would happen if we just gave people money? That’s the question I posed last week in an article about basic income, which led to a cascade of questions and comments from readers. To respond to those thoughts, I joined my colleague Ben Casselman,...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Andrew Flowers | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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A reader writes that we need a new policy elite “committed to seeking shared security in a partnership with other countries.”
From: New York Times | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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A 10-year-old hacker in Finland found and reported a security flaw on Instagram, for which he was handsomely rewarded.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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It’s been no secret that over the past few years Sarah and I have adopted a goal of financial independence. Our goal is to reach a point where we can live off of the income from our investments as early as we possibly can. It’s a straightforward...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Would-be hackers don't always have to jump through hoops to bring down a website. Researchers have discovered relatively simple exploits in ImageMagick, a common package for processing pictures on the web, that let attackers run any code they like o......
From: Play Savvy | By: Jon Fingas | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Russia's Federal Security Service says a group of Central Asian citizens have been arrested on suspicion on planning attacks in the Moscow region and that explosives and weapons have been seized....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes that adding staff to security checkpoints will prevent even longer wait times that had been projected for this summer.
From: NPR | By: Bill Chappell | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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An abortion provider in Washington, D.C. has filed a legal complaint against the hospital where she is currently completing a two-year fellowship, alleging that administrators violated her civil rights by effectively silencing her from publicly supporting...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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It's sort of cute when someone you know, usually an older family member, announces that he doesn't understand Facebook or smartphones. It's far less endearing when elected officials and law enforcement flaunt their ignorance of technology and cyberse......
From: Switched | By: Roberto Baldwin | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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It is hard to imagine his visit will produce a vast material change in the beleaguered Michigan city.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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You don't use an ad blocker, right? Of course not! You would never want to take away the opportunity a content creator has online to monetize their work via ads. I know that at least some of you think I'm being sarcastic. I am not, and this post is all...
From: Avinish Kaushik | By: Avinash Kaushik | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Mitch McConnell, Republican Senate Majority Leader, confirmed that he will be backing Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, according to The Huffington Post. In a released statement, McConnell made it clear that Republicans should...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stephen Jordan | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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