Trump Flees D.C. Witch Hunt for World Tour

May 22, 2017

… Europe in June 1974, mere weeks before he felt compelled to resign. Of course, Nixons demise came long before the rise of Twitter, but had such a medium been available as he fled the furor in Washington for the admiring crowds across the Atlantic, his message might have been much the same as Trumps good-morning tweet on Thursday: This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history! Actually, Nixons problems were considerably greater than Trumps as he boarded Air force One …

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African American Family’s Home Burned In Suspected Hate Crime

May 17, 2017

… Schodack, a small town in Rensselaer County. He said he cant recall a similar crime during his two decades on the police force. Madison told the Times Union he is glad his wife and children escaped. Investigators said evidence from the crime scene may help identify the perpetrator. Were getting calls from all over the area, Belardo said. It makes me proud that members of my community are stepping up and this family is not going through this alone. I know [the Madisons] are fearful, but …

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Ransomware attacks on hospitals could eventually kill someone

May 15, 2017

… example and it’s almost certainly going to happen again and again. Joshua Corman, who sits on the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task force, which falls under the Department of Health and Human Services, paints an abysmal picture of the state of cybersecurity at hospitals around the United States. According to him, around 85% of U.S. hospitals don’t have a single full-time cybersecurity expert on staff. Even if they did, that cybersecurity expert would often be helpless against …

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Snap CEO: ‘Just cause Yahoo has a search box, it doesn’t mean they’re Google’

May 12, 2017

… taken total, but it’s something. Spiegel brought out the guns when asked about revenue and advertising. He blames the industry as a whole rather than his own sales force. “I think the big issue with advertising is education. We have world-class advertising,” Spiegel said. “Early adopters are seeing great results.” Spiegel also seemed to come at the call with the mindset that even the people who analyze his company aren’t that familiar with the product, at …

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General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’ – BBC News

May 6, 2017

… number of councillors by more than 130, including in areas that had previously been “no-go” for the party. Conservatives make gains across Scotland What happened in Wales? It was a mixed picture for Labour in Wales, where it has been the dominant force in local government for decades. It lost 13 councillors in Bridgend, meaning it has conceded control of a council where it had three-quarters of councillors just five years ago. And Labour’s losses in Blaenau Gwent and …

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The future of the iPhone 8 may rest in Qualcomm’s hands

May 5, 2017

… tactic,” said Analyst and Creative Strategies President Tim Bajarin, adding, “[Qualcomm] would probably not be able to get an injunction but could use this move to force Apple to be more proactive in dealing with this problem.” Negotiating in public is nothing new and would make more sense than blocking the upcoming iPhone 8. That potentially catastrophic act would not only harm Apple the blast waves might lay out Qualcomm as well. Imagine how unpopular Qualcomm would be if it …

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South Africas Zuma Signs Anti-Money Laundering Bill Into Law

April 30, 2017

… difficult for people to hide behind shell companies and trusts, and also help the government fight terrorism financing, the presidential office said. The Financial Action Task force, a Paris-based intergovernmental organization that sets global standards in fighting financial crimes, gave South Africa a June deadline to comply with its benchmarks, which included the amended act. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVidSkippy – Basic 50 campaigns Mimic YouTube Ads… Control …

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Fed’s Low-and-Slow Strategy Tested by Business-Spending Pickup

April 30, 2017

U.S. business investment is finally showing signs of life, and the Federal Reserve may have to reconsider its low-and-slow approach to raising interest rates if such spending becomes a vital force for the economy. Underneath a weak Business spending has been the great laggard of the expansion and one reason why U.S. central bankers estimate the economy’s growth potential at 1.8 percent over the long run. Consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of GDP, is A sudden boom …

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Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 29, 2017

(CNN) She has five children and works as a farmer in Budadiri, Uganda, east Africa. “I want to look after my children,” Mudua says. “But I am a woman alone, and any time a man could force me into sex and I could get pregnant.” Women like Mudua, thousands of miles away from Washington and the White House, are the ones starting to feel the reverberations of US President Donald Trump’s Mexico City Policy, reintroduced in …

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Here’s why these companies want Trump to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

April 27, 2017

The Arc de Triomphe is Illuminated to celebrate the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement.Image: Yoan Valat/Epa/REX/Shutterstock One day in advance of a pivotal White House meeting to decide the fate of U.S. involvement in the Paris Climate Agreement, the Trump administration is hearing from a diverse number voices urging it to keep the country in the treaty. The agreement, which went into force in November 2016, commits all countries of the world to reduce emissions of planet-warming …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

April 15, 2017

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47,155 arrests: Turkey’s post-coup crackdown by the numbers

April 15, 2017

… force had been arrested. That number has since grown more than ten-fold. THE MILITARY Turkish authorities claim that an estimated 1.5% of the army were involved in the coup attempt. Thousands have been arrested, which has left the military dangerously understaffed, according to a senior officer in the Turkish military. THE JUDICIARY Just three days after the attempted coup, 200 top Turkish court officials, including members of the Supreme Court, had been taken into custody …

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Uber communications boss becomes the latest to exit the company

April 14, 2017

Rachel Whetstone (during her time at Google), on Feb. 20, 2015.Image: Ben Margot/AP/REX/Shutterstock Another day, another Uber executive leaving the company. This time it’s Rachel Whetstone, head of communications and policy. In an email to staff, CEO Travis Kalanick sang Whetsone’s praises and indicated that the departure was amicable: Since joining in 2015, Rachel has blown us all away with her ability to get stuff done. She is a force of nature, an extraordinary talent and an …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… broke international law and that they would, quote, “response strongly” to any aggression Syria. The U.S. missiles were fired from U.S. warships in the Eastern Mediterranean. And in response and in apparent show of force, Russia has moved a warship to a port in western Syria. The Middle Eastern nation has continued operations at the damage airbase. In the U.S. capitol, Neil Gorsuch is set to sworn in today as the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed him on …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… photograph of the couple, as well as one that appears to show a Syrian woman wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt in a car emblazoned with Assads face. In the alt-rights telling, Assad is a defender standing between the masses of hyper-conservative Muslims and the rest of the world. To them, imagery suggesting that Assad is modern is essential its a way to contrast him with other Muslims, like the millions of the Syrians the Assad regime has targeted, who they argue want to force white women into …

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Congress Loves The Syria Strike. But Senators Can’t Say Why Trump Thinks It’s Legal.

April 8, 2017

… interest, or to defend the interest of the United States, or whether theres more, Cornyn told reporters after a briefing from Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Ill let the international lawyers look at the details of how they view it, said Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska). It can be argued on both sides, Tester told reporters. I think we need an [Authorization for the Use of Military force] that actually addresses this issue. We dont have one right now. Tom Williams …

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Kofi Annan Fast Facts

April 4, 2017

… languages. Studied at Macalester College on a Ford Foundation scholarship. Spent almost his entire career working for the United Nations. Was the first secretary-general to be elected from the ranks of the United Nations staffers. Timeline: 1962 – Joins the UN as a budget officer with the World Health Organization in Geneva. 1960s-1980s – Serves with various UN agencies, including the Economic Commission for Africa, the United Nations Emergency force and the High Commissioner for …

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Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill – BBC News

March 30, 2017

… function properly. ‘A unique challenge’ The Great Repeal Bill, which Theresa May has said will make the UK an “independent, sovereign nation”, would: Repeal the European Communities Act, which says EU law is supreme to the UK’s Ensure the UK leaves the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice Transpose existing EU legislation into domestic UK law It would come into force the day the UK leaves the EU The Commons library anticipates it will be “one of …

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Indians on social media express solidarity with Nigerian students facing racial attacks

March 29, 2017

… not be bullied by force or violence. The need of the hour is for African students to unite against this blatant racism. We hope peace prevails soon. WATCH: What it’s like to be black and Irish in a post-Brexit world More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Studio FX – Social Media and Advertising Graphics Creator Allows you to create social media and marketing graphics for Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google Plus, YouTube, Instagram, Pintrest, and Web Banners. …

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China versus the US: Australia’s increasingly hard choice

March 29, 2017

(CNN)At the start of his five-day visit to Australia, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told parliamentarians in Canberra that “peace was the most precious thing.” That might be Chinese diplomatic boilerplate, but Li was speaking at Parliament House, where security had been tightened following the appalling atrocity in London, so it would have felt very real to those in the room. Of course, Premier Li insisted in his Canberra speech that China “will never seek dominance.” …

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Don’t dismiss these alleged ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ leaks so quickly

March 27, 2017

… around the four-minute mark. Several of the images depict what looks like a seaborne invasion force. Spiderlaw, the video’s narrator, thinks that the images may be a nod to the storming of Normandy Beach in northern France or D-Day, as it is often referred to. While you should lump all of this in under the umbrella of “rumors,” there’s some additional context that makes the photo evidence seem a bit more compelling. Back in Feb. 2017, it was noted during an Activision …

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More police to patrol London, which is still the ‘safest global city,’ mayor says

March 24, 2017

(CNN)In a dramatic show of force one day after a deadly terror attack, police will fan out Thursday and into the weekend across London, the mayor said while insisting the English capital remains “the safest global city in the world.” “We’re doing all we can to keep Londoners safe,” Mayor Sadiq Khan told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “We’re doing all that we can to keep visitors safe. We’re doing all that we can to keep our city safe.” …

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Best Super Bowl Commercials 2016 Compilation Funny NFL 2017 Ads Super Bowl LI Ads

March 19, 2017

… Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for «fair use» for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of «fair use». The recent amendments to the Copyright Act of 1976 pertain to music. «Fair use» remains in force for film and video. No copyright intended. All …

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UK troops in Estonia to deter ‘Russian aggression’ – BBC News

March 18, 2017

He said deploying troops was necessary “because of the increased Russian aggression that we’ve seen and the need to reassure our allies on the eastern side of Nato”. But Sir Michael insisted it was a “defensive deployment” and was not “designed to provoke or escalate”. Related Topics Estonia Nato British Army Michael Fallon Royal Air force More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstaPilot – Unlimited Account Package …

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Best Super Bowl Commercials 2016 Compilation Funny NFL 2017 Ads Super Bowl LI Ads

March 18, 2017

… Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for «fair use» for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of «fair use». The recent amendments to the Copyright Act of 1976 pertain to music. «Fair use» remains in force for film and video. No copyright intended. All …

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