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Lawyers representing the federal government have lied to the courts in a number of recent cases.
From: Reason | By: Andrew Napolitano | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Women who have visited almost any abortion clinic in the United States have seen anti-choice protesters outside, wielding placards and chanting abuse. A Boston advertiser's technology, when deployed by anti-choice groups, could allow those groups to...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Sharona Coutts | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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The GOP's presumptive nominee is now regurgitating debunked '90s attack lines. Even Glenn Beck is embarrassed
From: Salon.com | By: Eric Boehlert, Media Matters | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Alex came, he saw, and he conquered dozens of glorious plates of cheesy decadence
From: Very Smart Brothas | By: Alex Hardy | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Five men were arrested Tuesday for suspected involvement with a massive IRS impersonation scam. The five men are accused of scamming about $2 million in fake tax payments. Authorities say that the larger IRS impersonation scam has cost victims about...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jeremy Laukkonen | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Venezuela can't afford to give energy deals anymore.
From: Business Insider | By: Nick Cunningham | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a new phase of his campaign when he held his first major campaign fundraiser: a $25,000-per-ticket dinner in Los Angeles. The reception, held Wednesday at the home of Trump’s...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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When Bernie Sanders announced a year ago that he was running for president, few of his supporters—and probably not even Sanders himself—expected that he would actually win.  It appeared that Sanders, like his hero Eugene Debs—who ran for president...
From: The American Prospect | By: Peter Dreier | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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An Associated Press investigation has documented 345 instances in which people hopped over, crawled under, drove cars through or otherwise breached the fences and gates protecting the perimeters of 31 of the nation’s busiest airports between January...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The squeeze began after The Associated Press revealed that intruders hop fences, slip past guardhouses and crash cars through gates at the nation’s busiest airports far more often than the public realizes. Since publication of that investigation last...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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This is a re-post from Carbon Brief To limit climate change to “well below 2C”, as nationsagreed to do in Paris last December, modelling shows it is likely that removing carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere later on this century will be...
From: Skeptical Science | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Hardly a week seems to go by nowadays without some fres […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.
From: New York Magazine | By: Charley Lanyon | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Samsung Electronics today announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide LoRaWAN network.The network will be deployed across Korea using the 900 MHz frequency band. The...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Greek debt write-downs will wait until at least 2018 says Germany. Retail sales in the U.S. are still feeling the pain as the latest report from Best Buy (BBY) shows a rather miserable outlook ahead. Volumes are slowing into the summer and M&A rumors...
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More and more organizations are training their employee […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Ministers who represent half of the country's population
From: The Atlantic | By: Marina Koren | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Washington, D.C. in June. Despite deepening ties in recent years, challenges remain in the U.S.-India bilateral relationship. This testimony highlights recommendations to move the relationship forward...
From: The American | By: Sahana Kumar | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Of disruptions and death threats.
From: Reason | By: A. Barton Hinkle | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Welcome to Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 10 percent The TSA has some serious issues going into the heavy summer travel months, with lines building and passengers getting steamed. One source of the problem:...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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LBJ led crucial legislation in 1965, changing the demographics of the U.S. But it offers a difficult model for future presidents to follow.
From: The Atlantic | By: Daniel J. Tichenor | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Just two days after NARAL Pro-Choice America submitted a letter asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate anti-choice activities as domestic terrorism, an extremist opened fire on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado, murdering three people...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Kat Jercich | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Submitted by Ed Rampell on Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:55am Ed Rampell AP Photos/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Rosario Dawson epitomizes the actress as activist. The Afro-Cuban/Puerto Rican daughter of a sixteen-year-old mom, she was born and raised in New York...
From: The Progressive | By: Progressive Web Editor | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Incorporating the latest technology and a better understanding of human behavior could eliminate the worst parts of passing through airport security. The post The Woeful TSA Doesn't Need More Staff. It Needs This Tech appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jack Stewart | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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A new collaborative software project maps cases of state-sponsored malware campaigns targeting civil society victims. The post This Map Tracks Where Governments Hack Activists and Reporters appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Earlier this week reports showed another round of SWIFT-related cyber heists, this time targeting banks in Ecuador. A new report in Reuters sheds light on what actually happened to the high-tech thieves' $12-million loot. Apparently, they moved $9 mi......
From: Switched | By: Mariella Moon | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Elizabeth Warren has proven herself to be the most effective Clinton surrogate, and the party's best Trump antidote
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Iraq's prime minister has appealed to Iraqis to postpone weekly Friday protests so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group....
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The TSA administrator testified before a House panel about what he's doing to address the long lines at airports. David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Michael McCaul, who chaired the hearing.
From: NPR | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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We should amend the Espionage Act to allow for a public interest defense.
From: New York Times | By: MARK HERTSGAARD | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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I have met the enemy, and it is the airlines.
From: New York Times | By: GAIL COLLINS | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Witnesses say armed security forces surrounded the car of Cambodia's No.
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The President will be moving into new Northwest Washington digs come January.
From: Politico | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Uber is expanding in Africa. The ride-hailing company said Thursday that it plans to start operating in the capitals of Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania within a month. Uber already operates in the cities of Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya,...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister has appealed to Iraqis to postpone weekly Friday protests so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group. During a visit Thursday...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The government is squandering its technology budget maintaining museum-ready computer systems in critical areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security....
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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France and Italy, both members of the G7, are known for paying ransoms.
From: Business Insider | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Witnesses say armed security forces surrounded the car of Cambodia’s No. 2 opposition leader in an apparent attempt to apprehend him. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said police also entered the Cambodian National Rescue...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shots rang out inside a concert venue in New York City where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform, leaving one person dead, three others wounded and concertgoers scrambling for the nearest exits, police said. The shooting...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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TOBA, Japan (AP) — There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there’s the messy reality. When U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe make a historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday — the first time a sitting U.S. president...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster today offers an upbeat assessment of Apple’s (AAPL) “Apple Pay” payments platform, arguing it is going to do better than Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google unit's “Android Pay” because it has hardware to back up security....
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Google has tried a few (mostly unsuccessful) strategies to get Android device makers updating their software in a timely fashion. Remember the short-lived Android Update Alliance? However, it might be trying something different: embarrassing those ve......
From: Play Savvy | By: Jon Fingas | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches....
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The Florida man who stashed a high-powered phone jammer under the passenger seat of his Toyota Highlander has been fined a cool $48,000 for disrupting cellular service on his daily commute to Tampa. According to the FCC's order to pay up, driver Jaso......
From: Switched | By: Andrew Dalton | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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A.I. helpers like Alexa and Siri are useful, but they’re not smart enough to keep your questions private—at least not yet.
From: The Atlantic | By: Kaveh Waddell | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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That the Smiths imploded so soon after a creative high point helped the record develop a mystique that endures
From: Salon.com | By: Annie Zaleski | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Republicans Wednesday jumped on the report by the State Department watchdog accusing Hillary Clinton of flouting federal records rules and cybersecurity guidelines with her use of personal email while secretary of state, saying it showed she was in clear...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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The airport isn't the only place you'll see TSA officers checking bags and doing pat downs.
From: CNN | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft really, REALLY wants you to upgrade to Windows 10. Since last summer, the tech giant has pushed and prodded PC owners to upgrade their machines to its latest Windows version. While the upgrade is currently free for most...
From: Salon.com | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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With the Transportation Security Administration warning passengers that long lines at major airports are not going away, it seems the only immediate relief in sight is the TSA’s PreCheck option -- designed to get passengers through security faster....
From: Fox News | By: Matt Finn | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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