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Fed Chair Janet Yellen says case for rate hike has ‘strengthened’

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday signaled that the central bank is moving closer to raising its influential interest rate amid sustained improvement in the job market.In a speech at an economics conference here, she acknowledged that ...

76-Year-Old Veteran Kills Himself In VA Parking Lot After Being Denied Treatment

A 76-year-old military veteran killed himself outside a Long Island Veteran Affairs facility Sunday after being denied treatment. He was reportedly seeking help for mental health issues at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center but was turned away, an unfortunately common experience ...

Judge Orders Release Of New Clinton Benghazi Emails

A U.S. judge has ordered that the State Department release a previously unreleased batch of emails between Hillary Clinton and the White House during the week of the Banghazi attack. The court order comes after the State Department were forced to admit ...

Despots “Donate” to Clinton Foundation, Receive Weapons from Hillary: Leaked Docs

As Secretary of State (the US government position chiefly responsible for coordinating US international arms trafficking), Hillary Clinton accepted millions of dollars in “donations” from the dictator of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, then increased US weapons sales to him by ...

Nanocatalysis for organic chemistry

Nanocatalysis has attracted much attention in the past few years. Functionalized materials with a nano-/submicro-dimension display a significant and dramatically powerful catalytic capability than traditional catalysts in organic chemical reactions due to the increased surface area which they provide and multiple catalytic ...

Reports: New Trump Campaign CEO Faced Domestic Violence Charge In 1996

Newly appointed CEO Stephen K. Bannon, the former head of Breitbart News, was charged in 1996 with domestic violence against his second wife, several news outlets reported. The charges were eventually dropped, and Bannon pleaded "not guilty."The New York Times noted that, ...

When Was The Last Time You Did Absolutely Nothing?

About Andy Puddicombe's TED TalkMindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe says one path to happiness is ten minutes, each day, to stop and enjoy the sensation of doing nothing.About Andy PuddicombeAndy Puddicombe is a meditation and mindfulness expert. In his early twenties, midway through ...

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values.The Democratic presidential nominee suggested in an interview that the group's programs would continue, perhaps through other ...

An alarming number of scientific papers contain Excel errors

A surprisingly high number of scientific papers in the field of genetics contain errors introduced by Microsoft Excel, according to an analysis recently published in the journal Genome Biology.A team of Australian researchers analyzed nearly 3,600 genetics papers published in a number ...

Novel inhibitory brain receptor may be mechanism for remission of epilepsy in adolescence

Brooklyn, NY - More than half of children with epilepsy outgrow their seizures, yet the mechanism underlying this remission is unknown. Now, research led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center shows that, at the onset of puberty, the emergence of a novel inhibitory ...

FBI’s stingray quickly found suspect after local cops’ device couldn’t

Cyrus Farivar - Aug 26, 2016 11:00 am UTC Further ReadingJudge blasts DOJ’s refusal to explain stingray use in attempted murder caseOAKLAND, Calif.—According to new government affidavits filed earlier this week, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) used its stingray without a warrant ...

UK lawmakers say Facebook, Google, and Twitter are ‘consciously failing’ to fight ISIS online

A committee of UK lawmakers this week said that Facebook, Google, and Twitter are "consciously failing" to combat terrorist propaganda and recruitment on their platforms, escalating an ongoing debate over the role of social media companies in curtailing online extremism. In a ...

Top Private Prison Firm Tries to Prevent Public Disclosure of Documents Exposing Prison Operations

By Travis Loller, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to ...
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Establishment frets: Freedom Caucus and Club for Growth in cahoots

Lawmakers and political operatives aligned with House GOP leadership are growing increasingly concerned that the powerful conservative outside group Club for Growth is taking marching orders from their arch-nemesis: The House Freedom Caucus. The Club's super PAC has spent more than $3.7 ...

Suburban Women Key To Victory In Pennsylvania Senate Race

"Hi! How's everybody doin'?" McGinty said, as she entered the Western Learning Center, an early childhood program for local families.McGinty stopped here Tuesday to tout her economic agenda with a small group of local parents, but first, it was story time.McGinty selected ...

Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

Lillian Tamayo, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida, told NPR that Miami-Dade County has the state's largest population of people without health coverage, which leaves these residents particularly vulnerable to Zika. "More than one-third of Florida does ...

Clinton says Trump unleashes ‘radical fringe’ in GOP

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."Trump is rejecting Clinton's allegations, defending his ...

HLN drops ‘Dr. Drew’ after he questions Hillary’s health

HLN has canceled its appointment with “Dr. Drew.”The current-affairs show, hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky (“Celebrity Rehab,” radio’s “Loveline”), has been axed after 5 ¹/₂ years. It will be replaced — at least for the time being — with reruns of “Forensic ...

At least 1 Dead, Multiple Injured In Major Explosion At Belgian Sports Complex

Reports are breaking of a powerful explosion at the Plaine Chalon sports complex in Chimay, Belgium. Initial reports indicate the facility has partially collapsed with a number of people inside resulting in at least 1 fatality and multiple injuries. The exact cause ...

A SUSPECTED assissination attempt on Angela Merkel has been thwarted by police in Prague.

Czech officers stopped an armed man in a black 4x4 Mercedes as he tried to infiltrate the German Chancellor’s motorcade during her visit to Prague. The Mercedes 4x4 approached Merkel’s motorcade as she travelled from the airport, near the outskirts of the ...

Clinton, Trump exchange racially charged accusations

Clinton started the day by releasing a video that featured Ku Klux Klan members and white supremacists touting Trump’s candidacy — then gave an afternoon speech condemning Trump’s racially inflammatory remarks and support within the “alt-right,” which she described as an “emerging ...

Teen vaping is not what you think it is, researchers say

If you're the parent of a teen and you've been reading the headlines lately, you might have heard about findings showing that teens are vaping at "record levels" because it "looks cool," even though "vape culture" can be dangerous to their health.And ...

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Mentions Alex Jones During Attack on Trump

Hillary Clinton claimed that Donald Trump was embracing “dark conspiracy theories” before going on a conspiracy theory-obsessed rant in which she attacked Alex Jones and claimed that Vladimir Putin was the villainous mastermind behind the ‘Alt-Right’ movement.

FBI Admits Clinton Used Software Designed To “Prevent Recovery” And “Hide Traces Of” Deleted...

South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy appeared on Fox News today and disclosed new details about the Clinton email scandal that seem to indicate intent to destroy evidence. Per the clip below, Gowdy reveals that Clinton used "BleachBit" to erase the "personal" emails ...

AP Deletes Clinton Foundation Tweet After Hillary Complains

Team Clinton is miffed about a tweet the AP put out on donors to the Clinton Foundation. It demanded the tweet be removed immediately.The AP obliged. The tweet is nowhere to be found.The tweet in question reported half of the donations to ...