An 86-year-old Madison woman is fearing for her safety and has developed nightmares, because of a persistent scammer who regularly calls her day and night.
Townhall, by Cortney O´Brien Posted By: Honeybadger- Wed, 29 56 2016 08:56:12 GMT State Department Spokesman Mark Toner began Wednesday´s press conference by addressing the attack on the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey. He could not confirm that the attack was Islamic terror, but he could confirm there were no U.S. casualties. When asked whether the administration was going to ask Americans to cease travel to Turkey, Toner said they were simply reminding Americans to be up to date on current travel threats and information and bring their street smarts if they choose to go through with their travel plans in these high alert areas.One reporter then asked Toner to address the dissonance
Washington Examiner, by Sarah Westwood Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 29 53 2016 08:53:44 GMT Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin testified Tuesday that the private email server Clinton chose to use for both personal and government communications may have hindered the former secretary of state´s ability to do her job. Citing an instance in which Clinton missed a call from a foreign minister because aides did not receive her emails on the matter, Abedin testified that the private email arrangement might have interfered with Clinton´s ability to carry out her duties. "So she wasn´t able to do her job, do what she needed to do," Abedin said of the incident. The former deputy chief
Toronto Star [Canada], by Robin Levinson King Posted By: earlybird- Wed, 29 37 2016 08:37:55 GMT The three amigos are together again, this time with new blood, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed leaders from both the United States and Mexico Wednesday. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Barack Obama joined Trudeau in Canadas capital for a historic state visit cheekily dubbed the Three Amigos summit. The trio quickly got down to business, announcing a wide'ranging North America clean energy partnership and discussing Indigenous rights. Throughout the day, the three world leaders lived up to their nickname as amigos, joshing about North American spelling differences in their place cards and attempting an awkward three'way handshake.
CBS News, by Brian Mastroianni Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 29 31 2016 08:31:55 GMT The users complained they were duped '' and Microsoft listened. The company is making changes to the way it offers its new Windows 10 software after confusing pop'ups prompted users to upgrade, sometimes when they didn´t intend to. People with the old Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems received pop'ups on their screen offering them free upgrade to Windows 10 '' which will no longer be free after July 29, when it will be priced at $119. For many users, the free update is a good deal. But for some with older machines or incompatible software, it may cause
Washington Post, by Rosalind S. Helderman Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 02 2016 08:02:37 GMT Ths story has been updated: As Hillary Clinton tries to put to rest the controversy over her private email server that has dogged her presidential campaign, she has repeatedly cited her willingness to make her work correspondence public as evidence that she has nothing to hide. I have provided all of my work'related emails, and Ive asked that they be made public, and I think that demonstrates that I wanted to make sure that this information was part of the official records, she told ABC News last month. But disclosures over the past several weeks have revealed dozens of emails
Clinton Email Update: Judicial Watch Releases Former Clinton Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin Deposition Testimony
Judicial Watch, by Staff Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 59 2016 07:59:56 GMT (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released the deposition transcript of Huma Abedin, former deputy chief of staff to Hillary Clinton throughout her four years as secretary of state and who also had an email account on the clintonemail.com system. The deposition transcript is available here. Abedin testified it was Clintons decision to use her non'state.gov email; to her knowledge that only Hillary Clinton, Abedin and Chelsea Clinton had accounts on the clintonemail.com system; and that the clintonemail.com system may have interfered with Mrs. Clintons ability to do her job. Abedin is among seven depositions of former Clinton top aides and State
Breitbart Big Government, by Edwin Mora Posted By: Drive- Wed, 29 53 2016 07:53:13 GMT The court fight has begun between nearly two dozen news organizations and the now U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)-backed city of Orlando over whether the recordings of the 911 calls linked to the terrorist attack at the Pulse nightclub in Florida can be made public. Judge Margaret Schreiber of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida was expected to preside over the first hearing Tuesday. However, it was abruptly canceled after President Barack Obamas DOJ was added to the case and requested that the case be transferred to a federal court. Attorneys for the news media organizations have reportedly indicated
Daily Caller, by Peter Hasson Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 43 2016 07:43:43 GMT Teenage girls at one New York high school are upset after an 18-year-old boy who identifies as nonbinary neither male nor female was crowned prom queen earlier this month. After Matthew Crisson was named prom queen of Manhattans LaGuardia High School, some of his female classmates took to social media to complain about the fact that both the prom king and queen were boys. (Snip) Being prom queen was, like, the first time I actually, like, stepped out of my comfort zone, Crisson told Fox5 NY. Photos from his crowning show Crisson wearing a yellow dress with a
Washington Times, by Dave Boyer Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 34 2016 07:34:59 GMT With Donald Trumps rhetoric about Mexican rapists and border walls obviously on their minds, President Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made a public show of friendship and respect Wednesday. All too often were hearing rhetoric that ignores the enormous contributions that have been made by Mexican Americans and the enormous strengths we draw from the relationship, Mr. Obama said during a meeting with Mr. Pena Nieto at a summit in Ottawa, Canada. Mr. Obama said the U.S. is not just a friend and neighbor of Mexico, but the very character of the United States is shaped by Mexican Americans who have shared our culture, our politics,
NY1 News [New York, NY], by Geoff Bennett & Courtney Pence Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 26 2016 07:26:24 GMT Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has reservations about the candidate at the top the 2016 Republican ticket: Donald Trump. (Snip) McConnell: "Trump clearly needs to change, in my opinion, to win the general election. What Ive said to him both publicly and privately: ´Youre a great entertainer. You turn on audiences. Youre good before a crowd. You have a lot of Twitter followers. That worked fine for you in the primaries. But now that you are in the general, people are looking for a level of seriousness that is typically conveyed by having a prepared text and Teleprompter
WPIX'TV [New York, NY], by Ashley Soley'Cerro Posted By: Ribicon- Wed, 29 10 2016 07:10:49 GMT Istanbul, Turkey A college instructor from Brooklyn now living in Istanbul said Wednesday that terror attacks have become almost normal in the city. His comments come the morning after three suicide bombers entered Istanbuls Ataturk Airport, killing at least 41 people. Within hours the airport was up and running as officials continued to investigate which terror organization was responsible with early reports leaning toward the Islamic State group. Sadly its sort of becoming something almost normal, instructor Louis Fishman said. Shortly after such deadly incidents, life picks up quickly although there is a sense of tension and uneasiness in the air, he
WPIX'TV [New York, NY], by Ashley Soley'Cerro and Myles Miller Posted By: Ribicon- Wed, 29 05 2016 07:05:25 GMT Crown Heights, Brooklyn Three people have been arrested and charged in connection to the fatal shooting of Carey Gabay, a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was killed last year during a gang shoot out while walking at the Jouvert Festival in Crown Heights, police and the DA announced Wednesday. Suspected gang members Micah Alleyne, 24, of Jamaica, Queens; Tyshawn Crawford, 21, of East New York, Brooklyn; and Keith Luncheon, 24, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn all face charges, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. These defendants are charged with creating a killing field in a crowd of innocent people,
WMAR'TV [Baltimore], by Staff Posted By: NorthernDog- Wed, 29 51 2016 06:51:31 GMT BALTIMORE ' Former mayoral candidate and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson has been named to the transition team of incoming Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja B. Santelises. Mckesson will serve as the interim chief human capital officer. He previously served in Baltimore City Public Schools as a human capital specialist from August 2011 to February 2012, then as special assistant to the chief human capital officer until December 2013. He held a similar position in Minneapolis Public Schools. Mckesson ran in the Democratic primary for Baltimore mayor and lost, despite collecting several high'profile endorsements.
Chicago Tribune, by Alexia Elejalde'Ruiz Posted By: NorthernDog- Wed, 29 44 2016 06:44:49 GMT If you majored in physical education and find yourself working as a dog groomer, consider yourself a poster child of the underemployed. Nearly half of U.S. workers consider themselves underemployed, according to a survey of more than 960,000 people by PayScale, an online provider of salary information. Three'quarters of those who label themselves as such say they´re not working in a job that uses their education and training. One quarter say they are working part time but want full'time work. Measuring underemployment gives a fuller picture of the nation´s labor situation than the government´s monthly unemployment rate, which was down
American Spectator, by George Neumayr Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 40 2016 06:40:53 GMT Never Trump agitators continue to work themselves up into a sanctimonious lather, indulging in a puritanical alarmism about Trump they normally pooh'pooh when it threatens one of their favored heterodox candidates. Gone are the half a loaf is better than none lectures they delivered to hector conservatives into supporting Bob Dole, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and many other imperfect and idiosyncratic candidates warmly welcomed into their Big Tent. In Trump, they see untold horrors. But Hillary, as the Wall Street Journals Bret Stephens put it, is a survivable event. George Will, who has made a career out of tailoring
Daily Express [UK], by Selina Sykes Posted By: Attercliffe- Wed, 29 33 2016 06:33:44 GMT A continental split has begun to emerge as angry members sidelined by the EUs six original members form a revolt to block more power'grabbing from the Brussels elite. The old guard ' Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have been accused of monopolising EU discussions after holding private talks in Berlin over the weekend. Poland, which joined the EU in 2004, has spearheaded the rebellion by nine former communist countries in the European club. The revolt has grown even further, with Austria and Spain among 11 countries meeting in Warsaw for the countries not invited to the meeting of foreign
Daily Caller, by Kerry Picket Posted By: KarenJ1- Wed, 29 30 2016 06:30:20 GMT WASHINGTON A national security consultant testified Tuesday he conducted undercover research as an intern for Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR), and accused the Islamic organization at a Senate Oversight Judiciary Committee hearing of corruption and other crimes. Chris Gaubatz, the undercover consultant, told the committee, During my time conducting undercover research as an intern for Hamas, both at CAIR MD/VA in Herndon, VA, and CAIR National in Washington DC, I preserved documents that revealed Hamas doing business as CAIR: conspired to cover'up fraud committed by one of their immigration attorneys; discussed coordinating with Bin Laden and his associates; placed
Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 29 29 2016 06:29:59 GMT Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Tuesday at an event focused on Hispanic'American Entrepreneurship that the national monuments in the nations capital need to be more diverse. If you drive around Washington, D.C., in every circle and every square you generally see a bronze white guy sometimes on a horse, sometimes not ' you have to work really hard like in front of the Indian embassy youll find Mahatma Gandhi, Jewell said. (Video) A handful of women maybe if you look really hard sprinkled around the city, but there are very few places and memorials
Washington Times, by David Sherfinski Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 29 26 2016 06:26:00 GMT The National Rifle Associations political action committee launched its first television ad of the presidential election cycle Wednesday an ad that features Mark Oz Geist, a security contractor who was in Benghazi, Libya, the night of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack. A lot of people say theyre not gonna vote this November because their candidate didnt win. Well, I know some other people who wont be voting this year either, Mr. Geist says in the 30'second ad. Hillary as president? No thanks, he says. I served in Benghazi. My friends didnt make it. They did their part. Do