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Multiple outlets are now reporting this. From the New York Times: Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, according to a senior campaign official, selecting a battleground state politician with working-class...
From: Daily Kos | By: David Nir | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. It hasn’t necessarily...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Are women who came of age during “the era of Buffy The Vampire Slayer” satisfied with the strides women have made since the program aired?
From: Geekosystem | By: Joan Vos MacDonald | Friday, July 22, 2016
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There might be no issue that splits so neatly along party lines as climate change. While Democrats have all but consensed on the existence of man-made global warming, Republicans have staked out their place as the party of denial. But with climate-fueled...
From: In These Times | By: Kate Aronoff | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Whether Democrats can reclaim Pennsylvania’s competitive 8th District comes down to one question: What do voters there think of Donald Trump?
From: Politico | By: Erick Trickey | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Follows ax attack earlier this week
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Friday, July 22, 2016
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"We will be a country of law and order," Trump will reportedly say, and "I will be your voice!"
From: Salon.com | By: Scott Eric Kaufman | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Declaring that he alone has the leadership strength to secure the homeland and rejuvenate the economy, the billionaire real estate mogul offered himself as a “law and order” candidate and made a direct appeal to blue-collar Americans who have felt...
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The RNC was a disgusting spectacle which undermined the claim that American democracy is somehow “exceptional"
From: Salon.com | By: Chauncey DeVega | Friday, July 22, 2016
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In this week’s politics chat, we run through the campaign developments that are likely to transpire in the next few days. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): We’re conducting our weekly politics chat...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: A FiveThirtyEight Chat | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the campaign trail.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Friday, July 22, 2016
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RNC speakers tried to one-up each other with their digs at the presumptive Democratic nominee
From: Salon.com | By: Michael Garofalo | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The morning after he accepted the Republican nomination with a serious, long speech, Trump dredged up old feuds, praised the National Enquirer, and had his fun.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, promising to restore “law and order” to the United States and the world. “We will be a country of generosity and warmth,” he said. “But we will also be a country of law...
From: Time | By: Ryan Teague Beckwith | Friday, July 22, 2016
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His was an aggressive strategy to bulk up his preparedness for higher office that sometimes put him at odds with the Obama White House — and Clinton, too.
From: Politico | By: Jeremy Herb | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Virginia released 145,000 of Tim Kaine’s emails as governor. They reveal why he's the safe and smart VP choice for Hillary Clinton.
From: Politico | By: Darren Samuelsohn | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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A trove of messages from Kaine's time as governor of Virginia provides a remarkable snapshot of Hillary Clinton's running mate. Here are the 11 most revealing.
From: Politico | By: Darren Samuelsohn | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Research on the long-term impact.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Erik Meyersson | Friday, July 22, 2016
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A police spokesman says a 9th body has been found
From: Time | By: Michael Faulhaber & Frank Jordans / AP | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Donald Trump took the freak show of American politics and made it the main event. But now he says he wants to be the candidate of calm.
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Tinder users beware. The popular dating app generally doesn’t verify most user accounts, but that hasn’t stopped spammers from pretending to offer the service.In recent weeks, automated bots masquerading as Tinder profiles have been telling real...
From: PC World | By: Michael Kan | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The low estimate says 56 civilians were killed, including 11 children.
From: AmericaBlog | By: Anhvinh Doanvo | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Data shows racism is a powerful predictor of Trump support — far more than economic concern
From: Salon.com | By: Sean McElwee | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Trump is betting the fortune of his campaign that Ivanka Trump can "defeat" Hillary Clinton when the two are out on the stump talking about the same damn thing.
From: Mediaite | By: J.D. Durkin | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ansel Herz "We’re willing to not only run for dog catcher but also go to the mat for a ballot position to do it." Green Party Dan Savage, the other day: Where are the Green Party candidates for city councils? For county councils? For state...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city....
From: Fox News | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Not too long ago, we heard about a new horror movie called The Woods. Though we didn’t get a lot of detail at the time, we were immediately intrigued, since it was to be the next release from director Adam Wingard and screenwriter Simon Barrett, who’d...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Andrew Helton from Oregon pleaded guilty to hacking celebs' emails and stealing explicit images earlier this year. Now, District Judge John A. Kronstadt has sentenced him to six months in prison and two years of supervised release. According to Assis......
From: Engadget | By: Mariella Moon | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Your smartphone's radio can be used to spy on you. The exiled NSA leaker teamed up with renowned hardware hacker Bunnie Huang to stop it. The post Snowden Designs a Device to Warn If Your iPhone's Radios Are Snitching appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Exiled NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and legendary hardware hacker Andrew "https://boingboing.net/?s=bunnie">bunnie" Huang have published a paper detailing their new "introspection engine" for the Iphone, an external hardware case that clips over...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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With her party’s convention in Philadelphia approaching, the Democratic nominee has a running mate.
From: The Atlantic | By: Nora Kelly | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Ahead of her party’s convention in Philadelphia, the Democratic nominee has chosen the Virginia senator as her running mate.
From: The Atlantic | By: Nora Kelly | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Friday, July 22, 2016
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By all accounts, Beijing is a safe city. According to the 2015 Crime and Safety Report published by the US Department of State’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), the most common incidents are petty crimes such as pickpocketing, credit card...
From: The Beijinger | By: tomarnstein | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Attacks such as the one in a Munich shopping mall and at a nearby McDonald's Friday may lead mall owners to increase their security or even persuade global brands to focus expansion plans on the U.S. rather than Europe....
From: Fox News | Friday, July 22, 2016
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  From the White House: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 22, 2016 TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: I am returning herewith without my approval H.R. 1777, the “Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2016,”...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Friday, July 22, 2016
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As if Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party needed any more fuss over emails, Wikileaks has published a trove of messages sent to and from top DNC officials. It covers a period from January of last year to May of 2016, and appear to show party off......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The GOP remains divided on ideology, united on attitude.
From: Politico | By: Michael Grunwald | Friday, July 22, 2016
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CLEVELAND — Donald Trump hit one of his big applause lines in his acceptance speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention and his screaming fans jumped to their feet. The Colorado delegation, for the most part, remained in their seats....
From: Denver Post | By: John Frank | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Republican nominee to America: 'I'm with you, I will fight for you, and I will win for you.' The post Transcript: Donald Trump’s speech to the Republican convention appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Here's what you need to know first.The post Here is How Donald Trump’s Nomination Acceptance Speech Went Down and What You Need to Know appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Under broad carve-outs to the Fourth Amendment, the government can confiscate and search electronics at the border with or without suspicion.
From: Reason | By: C.J. Ciaramella | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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When Trump's America was “great,” white men alone deserved to be in positions of power
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Multiple security vulnerabilities were revealed by Cisco's Talos security team earlier this week, identifying areas at risk of possible exploits in iOS devices and Mac OS X. Some experts believe the exploits to be complex to pull off and likely not w......
From: Engadget | By: David Lumb | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The Latest on the Republican National Convention
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Friday, July 22, 2016
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This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Donald Trump's big speech at the Republican convention on Thursday didn't contain a single reference to the environment or climate change....
From: Mother Jones | By: Ben Adler | Friday, July 22, 2016
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32.6 trillion liters. That, roughly, is the amount of water annually lost through leaky pipes before it gets to homes, businesses and hospitals. Put another way, if you could detect those leaks and plug them, you could almost fill China’s Three Gorges...
From: Read Write Web | By: Dave Roberts | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Make America Crazy Again: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos ... The black and brown firewall blocking Trump, by Denise Oliver Velez  Retracing Cold War memories: Part Four, Wildflecken/Rhone, by Mark E Andersen GOP platform...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, July 22, 2016
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In late May, Donald Trump (with policy input from fracking billionaire Harold Hamm) laid out his 100-day energy action plan: "Rescind all the job-destroying Obama executive actions including the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the United States...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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If you've read recent headlines about high-profile tech CEOs getting hacked, you probably felt a stab of dark amusement at the thought of internet fat cats finally getting a taste of what the rest of us have had to drink. A single group, called OurM......
From: Engadget | By: Violet Blue | Friday, July 22, 2016
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