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Works in Progress: Dance Like the Principal Is Watching

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Middle school students study and dance all day in the Ballet Tech building on Broadway and 19th Street, but the high school students attend academic classes on 48th Street at Professional Performing Arts School until 1:18 and are then bused over for dance classes and rehearsals starting at 2 p.m. Continue reading the main story The Department of Educ... Read More
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At City Agencies, Hundreds of Harassment Claims but No Consistent Response

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The data suggested challenges at numerous agencies, but the Department of Education stood out. There were 471 complaints filed with the department from the start of 2014 to the end of 2017, according to the data. Seven of those cases, or less than two percent, were substantiated, which means that investigators found probable cause that harassment occurred, according to the information provided by the city.Fourteen cases were determined to be unsubstantiated. But in 249 cases, or more than half of those brought before the education department, ... Read More
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Why Giant Goldfish Are Invading The Planet

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Goldfish may look small and cute in your home, but in the wild, it’s a different story. Releasing them into your local stream or lake is a bad idea.Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to's, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/saiTI on Facebook: ... Read More
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Report: Sessions might quit if deputy were fired

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Rod Rosenstein has been overseeing Robert Mueller's Russia investigation since Jeff Sessions recused himself.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78982/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Reportedly Said He Might Leave The Reportedly Said He Might Leave The Reportedly Said He Might Leave The Department Of Justice If The President Department Of Justice If The President Department Of Justice If The President fir... Read More
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United Nations celebrates Chinese Language Day

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Did Comey hurt the FBI’s reputation?

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) on the release of former FBI Director James Comey’s memos to Congress and how Comey is affecting the FBI’s reputation. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning:... Read More
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Judicial Watch sues DOJ for Comey-Mueller communications

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell on how the government watchdog group is suing the Department of Justice over documents concerning former FBI Director James Comey’s communications with special counsel Robert Mueller. Category License Standard You... Read More
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The Heat: IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings Pt 2

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Published on Apr 20, 2018The Heat interviewed Changyong Rhee at the IMF Headquarters in D.C. He is the director of the Asia and Pacific Department of the International Monetary Fund. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Cap... Read More
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East Village Woman Says Dog Sicked By Pot

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Published on Apr 20, 2018There’s a warning for pet owners in the East Village after one woman says her dog was sickened by consuming the remains of marijuana cigarettes left on the sidewalk – and it’s happened more than once. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Railroad Crossing Study Overdue

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Published on Apr 20, 2018There are calls urging the New York State Department of Transportation to complete the comprehensive study of highway railroad grade crossings required by law. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed C... Read More
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Prosecutors Recommend Charges In Garner Death

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 choke-hold death of Eric Garner. It's unclear if the Department of Justice will proceed with the case. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Silicon Valley companies join Google protestors in fighting drone program

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney (Ret.) on how multiple technology companies have joined thousands of Google employees in protesting the company’s involvement in a drone program. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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Mayor: Central Park To Go Car-Free

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new plan Friday to ban vehicles south of 72nd Street beginning June 27. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: but Somebody W... Read More
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Department of Justice reportedly investigating AT&T and Verizon over collusion against eSIM technology

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The US Department of Justice has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation to determine whether AT&T, Verizon, and mobile industry group GSM Association (GSMA) colluded to prevent consumers from easily switching carriers with devices that support eSIM, according to The New York Times. All four major carriers received requests for information about the investigation, according to CNBC. The Times reports that the DOJ "demanded" details from the three ... Read More
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How to Get Rid of a Used Car Seat

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Last January, I needed to get rid of two car seats that my girls had outgrown. Safety experts caution against giving them away unless they’re in near-perfect condition (most charities won’t even take them), and finding recycling programs specific to car seats is rare. What could I do to keep the seats from going straight to a landfill?Pull Quote This April 22 through May 5, Target will host its first trade-in program of 2018. Bring in your unwanted seat and get a coupon for 20 percent off a new seat or stroller. At a loss for better options, my husband and I tore our car seats apart, as best we could, and put the exoskeleton-like shells out with the recycling bags ... Read More
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ZTE says the US export ban will “severely impact” its survival

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Chinese technology company ZTE issued a statement today in response to the US government’s banning of American exports to the company. The US Department of Commerce says ZTE didn’t uphold a plea agreement after the company pleaded guilty last year to illegally shipping US equipment to Iran and North Korea. The department specifically says the company still gave employees who acted illegally full bonuses, despite saying it wouldn’t. Additionally, only four senior staffers were fired out of the 35 who reportedly violated the law, ... Read More
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Huawei will bring the P20 series to Canada next month

In Business, Events, Government, Mobile Technology, Security by The VergeLeave a Comment

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Huawei may be effectively banned in the US, but if you’re really interested in snagging the impressive P20, the company just announced that the new devices will be coming to neighboring Canada next month. According to Android Central, the Huawei P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro will be available through several Canadian telecoms, including Rogers, Bell, Telus, Fido, Virgin Mobile, Koodo,... Read More
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Kaspersky publishes open letter revealing Twitter banned its ads

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(Reuters) — Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Twitter confirmed the ban in an email to Reuters after Kaspersky Lab co-founder Eugene Kaspersky disclosed the development in a blog post on Friday, saying that the company learned of the ban in early January. The ban follows charges by Washington that Kaspersky Lab has close ties to intelligence agencies in Moscow and its software could be used to enable Russian spying, which prompted the Trump administration to ban its products from U.S. gove... Read More
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Why DoD is starting a new cyber cell on the Korean Peninsula

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The Department of Defense is establishing a new cyber planning cell on the Korean Peninsula to in response to the threat from North Korea. The small team, known as a cyber operations-integrated planning elements (CO-IPE), will help better coordinate offensive and defensive cyber tools with traditional military operations. While U.S. Cyber Command is standing up cyber planning cells locally at all the combatant command headquarters, a... Read More
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Can National Geographic overcome its racist history? | The Stream

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National Geographic magazine recently apologised for a history of racism in its coverage of non-Western cultures and people of colour around the world. In this month's special "The Race Issue", the 130-year-old publication said it could not now cover stories about race without acknowledging its own past in upholding certain stereotypes.Known for its iconic photography, National Geographic had long portrayed darker skinned people as uncivilised, and through its imagery, exoticised non-Western cultures for a largely white and Western audience, according to John Edwin Mason, a professor and photography historian at the University of Virginia. The magazine asked Mason to evaluate its coverage of people of ... Read More
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The Disney-21st Century Fox deal: a timeline

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Yesterday, Disney filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding its acquisition of 21st Century Fox in December. The document highlights the details of the acquisition, as well as a timeline that shows off how the talks began. It also reveals that Disney wasn’t the only company interested in acquiring Fox — Verizon and Comcast also came calling. The SEC filing makes for a dry but at times fascinating read. As it unfolded in the press last November and Decembe... Read More
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Mayor’s Plan Makes Central Park Car-Free

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Mayor Bill de Blasio is putting into place a plan to keep cars off Central Park's roads, except for the four main transverse roads. CBS2's Reena Roy reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Cap... Read More
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Americans have scandal fatigue?

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Best-selling author Mark Steyn on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo calling himself "undocumented" and concerns Americans have scandal fatigue. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ♪ >>... Read More
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The privacy costs of downloading apps to your phone

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Detected Closed Captioning: CRIMINAL TARGET ONTO TRUMP. MUCH. >> THANK YOU. CHERYL: YOU MIGHT WANT TO THINK TWICE TO DOWNLOAD APP ON YOUR PHONE, THE DATA WHILE USING APPS IS NOT AS SECURE AS YOU THINK. >> HILLARY VAUGHN WENT BEHIND THE SCENES IN SECURITY CONFERENCE AND FIND OUT WHAT IT MAY COST YOU TO STAY CONNECTED. >> GOOD MORNING, CHERYL AND ADAM. MOST PEOPLE ASSUME THAT WHEN THEY DOWNLOAD AN APP FROM THE APP STORE THAT IT'S SECURED BUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND'S SECURITY DOUGLAS TELLING ME THAT'S NOT ALWAYS THE CASE. >> MOBILE APPLICATIONS ARE PUT IN THE APP STORE, THEY ARE NOT REALLY CHECKED WHEN PEOPLE DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS, MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DOWNLOADING, THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT'... Read More
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Former AG Alberto Gonzales on politicization of the DOJ, FBI

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Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on former first lady Barbara Bush's legacy, President Trump adding former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, the Mueller investigation and concerns of the politicization of the Department of Justice including the FBI.Detected Closed Captioning: . >> SHE HAD GREAT FAITH TRULY BELIEVES THAT SHE IS THERE IS AN AFTER LIFE THAT SHE WILL BE WONDERFULLY RECEIVED IN THE ARMS OF THE LOVING GOD AND, THEREFORE, DID NOT FARE THEREFORE, DID NOT FAR THEREFORE, DID NOT FEA THEREFORE, DID NOT FEAR THEREFORE, DID NOT FEAR DE THEREFORE, DID NOT FEAR DEAT THEREFORE, DID NOT FEAR DEATH AS A RESULT OF HER SOUL COMFORTED ON DEATHBED MY SOUL IS COMFORTED. &g... Read More
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Rep. Collins on James Comey memos: There’s no smoking gun here

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Detected Closed Captioning: YOUR TAXES SUBSTANTIALLY. REPUBLICANS ARE WORKING ON MAKING THE TAX CUTS PERMANENT WITH MORE CUTS. JOINING US TO WEIGH IS CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS OF NEW YORK. GOOD TO SEE YOU. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. >> GOOD TO BE WITH YOU. >> MARIA: YOUR REACTION TO PELOSI'S NEW LINE OF ATTACKS. SHE CALLS IT B.S. >> ONE THING WE SAY ABOUT NANCY PELOSI, SHE IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING. SHE REALLY DOESN'T GET IT RIGHT. SHE'S TOTALLY OUT OF TOUCH AND WE ARE GOING TO MAKE A MOVE TO MAKE THESE PERSONAL TAX CUTS PERMANENT. THAT'S SOMETHING WE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO. THERE WERE SOME BUDGET CONSTRAINTS. BUT THE FACT IS, JUST LAST WEEK THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUN ET, THE CBO RAISED THE ESTIMATE... Read More
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James Comey is bitter and biased: Robert Ray

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Former Whitewater independent counsel Robert Ray on former FBI Director James Comey's released memos and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe facing potential criminal charges. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Comey’s book tour is more like a therapy tour: Rep. Tenney

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) on the letter that was sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to investigate former FBI Director James Comey. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: TURNS OUT... Read More
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DOJ turns over Comey memos

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell on the DOJ inspector general sending a criminal referral targeting former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the Department of Justice releasing former FBI Director James Comey’s memos. Category License Standar... Read More
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Russia probe is a fishing expedition: Rep. Gosar

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) on the Russia probe and the letter that was sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to investigate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected ... Read More
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Will the US attorney’s office act on criminal referral for McCabe?

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Wall Street Journal columnist Bill McGurn on how the Justice Department inspector general sent a criminal referral to the U.S. attorney’s office, regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off

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Several pediatricians warned that heavy digital device use in schools or for homework could have unintended physical and emotional consequences for students, including vision problems, interrupted sleep and device compulsion. In particular, they noted that some classroom learning apps used powerful, video-game-like reward systems to engage and stimulate students, making it difficult for some children to turn them off.“The concern is that many programs students use in school are entertainment and gamified,” said ... Read More
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Southwest Airlines protested airworthiness directive designed to prevent engine failures

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Enlarge / Southwest's Boeing 737-700, tail number N772SW, was the aircraft for Southwest flight 1380. A failure in its left turbofan engine caused the death of one passenger and multiple other injuries.Aeroprints While a National Transportation Safety Board investigation is still underway, NTSB officials confirmed that the ... Read More
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Andrew McCabe faces possible criminal probe

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Published on Apr 19, 2018The Department of Justice Inspector General has sent a criminal referral to the U.S. Attorney in D.C. to consider charges against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. CBS News' Jeff Pegues has more. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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LI adds private sector jobss

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Long Island’s private sector added 16,100 jobs and grew by 1.4 percent year over year to 1,132,600 as of March, outpacing the state’s 1.3 percent growth, but lagging the nation’s 1.8 percent, according to data released today. Long Island’s private sector job count, not seasonally adjusted, increased by 11,600 between February and March in line with the average gain of 12,000, said Shital Patel, an analyst with the New York State Department of Labor. “This month’s report looks pretty good,” Patel said after the department released the data. “This is in line with average growth since 2014.” Most sectors were in line with historical averages, but the financial activities sector lost 400 jobs when a sma... Read More
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CURRAN ANNOUNCES FREE RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS, AND FERRETS

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Mineola, NY – In an effort to protect our pets and prevent the spread of rabies, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Nassau County Department of Health and the Town of North Hempstead are partnering to offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets. Open to all Nassau County residents, the vaccination clinic will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter located at 75 Marino Avenue in Port Washington. “This partnership provides an excellent opportunity for residents to protect their pets as well as their family against rabies,” said County Executive Curran. “I urge all Nassau County pet-owners to take advantage of this free vaccination clinic, and I... Read More
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New Imaging Method Identifies How Normal and Cancer Cells Move and Adapt

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New Imaging Method Identifies How Normal and Cancer Cells Move and Adapt Caption: A human breast cancer cell (green) in a zebrafish blood vessel (magenta) during part of the metastatic process. Captured from a still of a moving image, a cancer cell mimics the behavior of immune cells, where the cell ‘rolls’ thru the vessels. Credit: T. Liu et al./Science 2018 ... Read More
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Filipina Mother Reunited With Kidnapped Baby

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Published on Apr 19, 2018A mother was reunited with her daughter seven months after the baby was kidnapped from a restaurant in Las Piñas city in the Philippines. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: A Filipin... Read More
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Are you Export Savvy? Get the Edge on Exporting with New Export.gov Resources

In Business, Emerging Technology, Events, Finance, Government, Science & Nature by International Trade AdministrationLeave a Comment

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This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Curt Cultice, Senior Communications Specialist, and Jennifer Stone Marshall, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service Setting your compass in international trade can be rewarding, but challenging. Are you wondering “What is my firm’s potential for international sales?” or “How do I find greater success abroad?” We have two new online tools that can help you chart a course: export.gov’s exporter (self) assessments and export business tip emails. Exporter Assessments Point the Way Forward T... Read More
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Why Can’t We Fix Puerto Rico’s Power Grid?

In Business, Education, Emerging Technology, Energy, Government, Healthcare, Legal, Science & Nature by Wired NewsLeave a Comment

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And then the lights went out. Again. The loss of electrical power in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria churned across the islands in September 2017 was already the second-biggest blackout in the history of power on Earth—3.4 billion lost customer-hours. But in recent weeks, various agencies were touting their success in restoring Puerto Rico’s flattened grid. The numbers were encouraging; the US Department of Energy, working from data from the Puerto Rican power authority Pre... Read More
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LI firms charged in NYC bribery and corruption case

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Five Long Island companies were among nine firms and 13 individuals charged Wednesday for engaging in schemes involving bribery, business fraud, and political campaign contributions. The indictments handed down in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan charged the defendants with seeking to secure multi-million dollar government contracts through alleged quid-pro-quo bribery and illegal campaign contributions, according to a statement from the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. The Long Island firms charged include CIMC Associates in Lindenhurst; D&B Engineers and Architects in Woodbury; Farmingdale-based Haider Engineering; JCMS Associates of NY in Massapequa; and MCC Ge... Read More
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After Alert On Russian Hacks, Bigger Push To Protect Power Grid

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In the control room of PJM Interconnection, employees monitor a power grid that stretches across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. PJM Interconnection hide caption toggle caption PJM Interconnection The joint alert from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security last month warning that Russia was hacking into critical U.S. energy infrastru... Read More
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Democrats are working with deep state to attack Trump: Rep. Gaetz

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) discusses the letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: NEW QU... Read More
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FBI needs to become a reliable institution again: Rep. Tenney

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) discusses what she hopes to achieve from the letter sent to the Department of Justice to investigate former FBI Director James Comey and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Why Can’t We Fix Puerto Rico’s Power Grid?

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And then the lights went out. Again. The loss of electrical power in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria churned across the islands in September 2017 was already the second-biggest blackout in the history of power on Earth—3.4 billion lost customer-hours. But in recent weeks, various agencies were touting their success in restoring Puerto Rico’s flattened grid. The numbers were encouraging; the US Department of Energy, working from data from the Puerto Rican power authority Pre... Read More
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Stoned Raccoon Causes Chaos

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Detected Closed Captioning: a Stoned Raccoon Caused Chaos For a Stoned Raccoon Caused Chaos For a Stoned Raccoon Caused Chaos For Indianapolis Authorities To The Surprise Indianapolis Authorities To The Surprise Indianapolis Authorities To The Surprise Of The Wayne Township Fire Department Of The Wayne Township Fire Department Of The Wayne Township Fire Department the Raccoons Owner Turned Up In The the Raccoons Owner Turned Up In The the Raccoons Owner Turned Up In The Middle Of The Night Seeking Medical Middle Of The Night Seeking Medical Middle Of The Night Seeking Medical attention For Her Pet The Raccoon Was attention For Her Pet The Raccoon Was attention For Her Pet The Raccoon Was Reportedly In A Comatose State ... Read More
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Is Secretary Zinke a geologist? Scientists weigh in

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Volcano scientist Jess Phoenix has challenged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to a battle of geologic knowledge after CNN reported yesterday that Zinke has repeatedly claimed to be a geologist, despite apparently never having worked as one. “Winner gets the DOI job, loser never claims to be a geologist again,” she tweeted. It’s a claim Zinke has made “at least 40 times in public settings,” ... Read More
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GOP lawmakers sign letter demanding Sessions to investigate Clinton, Comey

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) on the letter written by conservative lawmakers to investigate Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: HE IS B... Read More
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Could changes to TAP curb veteran suicide?

In Education, Government, Healthcare, Legal, Start Up by Military TimesLeave a Comment

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Transforming the way service members are prepared for life after the military could curb veteran unemployment, homelessness and suicide. At least that’s the hope behind a new bill being introduced in Congress that seeks to strengthen the Defense Department’s mandatory Transition Assistance Program or TAP. Named the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act in honor of two Marines, the bill would standardize TAP curricul... Read More
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Could changes to TAP curb veteran suicide?

In Education, Government, Healthcare, Legal, Start Up by Military TimesLeave a Comment

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Transforming the way service members are prepared for life after the military could curb veteran unemployment, homelessness and suicide. At least that’s the hope behind a new bill being introduced in Congress that seeks to strengthen the Defense Department’s mandatory Transition Assistance Program or TAP. Named the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act in honor of two Marines, the bill would standardize TAP curricul... Read More
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The OURSA Security Conference Calls Out Lack of Inclusion

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On Tuesday, about 250 people gathered in the event space of Cloudflare's San Francisco headquarters for an unusual security conference—or, perhaps more accurately, one that aimed to modernize the longstanding tradition in security of creating alternative, transgressive gatherings. The one-day Our Security Advocates event offered a counterpoint to the monolithic approach of large, prominent security conferences, by offering a diverse agenda and set of speakers to promote inclusive representation in privacy and security fields. Even the name served as commentary, playing off of the corporate-focused RSA conference that's also taking place in San Francisco this week. In fact, OURSA emerged less than ... Read More
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Say bye to tax refund if your student loans are in default

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Stony Brook University Makes Forbes List of “America’s Best Value Colleges”

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Stony Brook University Makes Forbes List of “America’s Best Value Colleges”   STONY BROOK--April 18, 2018 -- Forbes has released its 2018 list of “ America’s Best Value Colleges ,” and Stony Brook University ranks #41 overall among 300 schools in the United States that provide students with the most bang for the buck, up from #83 in last year’s ranks. Stony Brook ranks at #18 a... Read More
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With proposed cuts, what happens to DISA’s mission?

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Under new proposed legislation introduced April 17, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry targeted the Defense Information Systems Agency for elimination as part of a search for efficiencies military-wide. But it remains unclear what would happen to DISA’s missions and functions if the measures were enacted. As it turns out, that question was never completely answered in previous efficiency-hunt... Read More
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How to take the “fear factor” out of federal IT consolidations

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“Do more with less” — that’s been the government’s mantra in the IT space. Over the last 20 years, new technologies, shrinking budgets and demands for greater efficiency have driven IT consolidation in the federal government and will continue to do so in the future. From the Department of Defense’s Efficiencies Memorandum to the Office of Management and Budget directives m... Read More
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Can National Geographic confront its racist history? | The Stream

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National Geographic magazine recently apologised for a history of racism in its coverage of non-Western cultures and people of colour around the world. In this month's special "The Race Issue", the 130-year-old publication said it could not now cover stories about race without acknowledging its own past in upholding certain stereotypes.Known for its iconic photography, National Geographic had long portrayed darker skinned people as uncivilised, and through its imagery, exoticised non-Western cultures for a largely white and Western audience, according to John Edwin Mason, a professor and photography historian at the University of Virginia. The magazine asked Mason to evaluate its coverage of people of ... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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What the latest strike on Syria succeeded at (and what it didn’t)

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On April 13, the United States, France, and the United Kingdom launched the largest barrage of cruise missiles since the opening of the Gulf War. One hundred and five cruise missiles launched from sea and air struck three alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria. The majority of the US military's strike package—75 cruise missiles—targeted a cluster of three buildings on the outskirts of Damascus, in the midst of Syria's greatest concentration of air defenses. But while President Donald Trump was quick to tweet "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED," US military officials have already acknowledged that the strikes did little to blunt Syria's capacity to manufacture and deliver chemical weapons.... Read More
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Russia denies ‘feeble’ US, UK charges of internet tampering

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Russia denied accusations from the United States and Britain that its agents have planted malware on key components of the internet to spy on rivals, steal trade and potentially launch cyberattacks. A Kremlin spokesman on Tuesday called the claim unfounded and “feeble.” In a joint statement Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre said the main targets in the allege... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans web site confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Indonesian Court Orders Release of Seized $250 Million Yacht

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Published on Apr 18, 2018An Indonesian court has ruled that a $250 million yacht linked to a Malaysian corruption scandal must be returned to its owner. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: An Indonesian Court ... Read More
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Indonesian Court Orders Release of Seized $250 Million Yacht

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Published on Apr 18, 2018An Indonesian court has ruled that a $250 million yacht linked to a Malaysian corruption scandal must be returned to its owner. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: An Indonesian Court ... Read More
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Rampage may stoke CRISPR fears, but scientists say it could be educational, too

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When David Liu, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard, first saw the trailer for the latest Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson movie Rampage, he rolled his eyes. Liu has been working with the gene-editing tool CRISPR for about six years, developing a gene therapy that might one day treat human hearing loss, among other things. In Rampage, a rogue CRISPR experiment is re... Read More
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Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt says Silicon Valley will need ‘AI principles’ before working with US military

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Silicon Valley is going to have to work through its qualms about providing AI services to the military, said Alphabet board member and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Schmidt said that AI would be useful for “defensive and perhaps offensive purposes” in warfare, and developing the technology would have to be done with the help of the private sector. When asked by Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) how this would work considering the “reluctance” of tech companies to work with the Department of Defense, Schmidt suggested that firms will need ... Read More
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Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

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The housing authority will contest the record at a hearing next week, Jasmine Blake, a spokeswoman for the agency, said.Before her ruling from the bench, Justice Edmead questioned Nycha’s ability to carry out the inspections without a court order.“There is a whole credibility issue if we should leave this to Nycha or a Nycha-selected contractor,” she said.A spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the mayor’s role in the lead paint inspections.“This administration did not start these pr... Read More
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IT tops governmentwide list of agency management challenges

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In the first ever comprehensive list of the management and performance challenges faced by agencies across the entire government, information technology security and management was the number one problem reported in 2017. “Agencies need reliable and secure IT systems to perform their mission-critical functions. Yet across government, we identified problems in key areas, including the protection of sensitive data and information systems from cyber attacks, modernizing and managing IT systems, ensuring continuity of operations an... Read More
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Cuomo Plans to Restore Voting Rights to Paroled Felons

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Alphonso David, the governor’s counsel, said Mr. Cuomo would issue an executive order requiring the commissioner of the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to submit a list of every felon currently on parole, as well as a list of those newly eligible for parole, beginning May 1. The commissioner would continue to submit an updated list each month, with each parolee “given the consideration of a pardon that will restore voting rights without undue delay,” according to a draft of the executive order.Anyone on the list would be eligible for a pardon, Mr. David said, so long as law enforcement had not flag... Read More
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New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, Cancer

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New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, CancerArtelo Biosciences enters into licensing agreement with Stony Brook for FABP compounds Stony Brook researchers have developed new chemical compounds that are licensed to Artelo Biosciences as potential drugs to treat pain, inflammation and cancer. Assembled with some of the compounds are, from left: Iwao Ojima, Martin Kazocha, graduate students Su Yan and Matthew Elmes, and Dale Deutsch. ... Read More
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FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids

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Woodman School is a tiny, whitewashed schoolhouse lodged in a remote clearing in Montana's Lolo National Forest. It has a total of 35 students, and in January, all of them got the same assignment: Write a letter to local lawmakers explaining why you want internet access at school. “If we had internet, we could do tests at our own school and not have to get bussed to Lolo and take tests on their computers,” scrawled one Woodman third grader on a sheet of looseleaf. “We as a school are behind in our education,” wrote a seventh grade student. “It takes half an hour to load a ... Read More
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Evidence of Hillary Clinton’s guilt is overwhelming: Judge Napolitano

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on the sanctuary city showdown in California and the Department of Justice and FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email scandal. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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4/17 CBS2 PM Digital Update

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Applause] [Applause] [Applause] [Music] [Music] [Music] Good Evening I'm Kristine Johnson In The Good Evening I'm Kristine Johnson In The Good Evening I'm Kristine Johnson In The cbs2 News Room With A Look Ahead Of cbs2 News Room With A Look Ahead Of cbs2 News Room With A Look Ahead Of what's Coming Up At 11:00 O'clock what's Coming Up At 11:00 O'clock what's Coming Up At 11:00 O'clock Tonight Tonight Tonight Remembering A Former First Lady Barbara Remembering A Former First Lady Barbara Remembering A Former First Lady Barbara Bush Passed Away At The Age Of 92 And We Bush Passed Away At The Age Of 92 And We Bush Passed Away At The Age Of 92 And We Look Back At Her Life And Legacy Also Look B... Read More
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Should Trump order the release of the Comey memos?

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Detected Closed Captioning: LOU: JOINING US TONIGHT, FORMER STRATEGIST TO PRESIDENT TRUMP, FOX NEWS NATIONAL STRATEGIST, DR. SO DR. SEBASTIAN GORKA. LET'S TALK ABOUT THE ATTACKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE FIRED FBI DIRECTOR WHICH SEEMS TO LEAD ONLY TO CONCLUSIONS ABOUT HIS PECH PETULANCE AND HIS PERPETUAL TIRADE THAT HAS BEEN SET OFF. >> I'VE WORKED WITH THE PRESIDENT, STILL IN TOUCH WITH THE PRESIDENT. CALL ME BIASED IF YOU WILL. BUT THAT INTERVIEW WAS TRULY DASTARDLY. I DON'T CARE WHO YOU HAVE. TO CAST ASPERSIONS ON THE QUALITY OF ANOTHER MAN'S MARRIAGE IS REPREHENSIBLE, LET ALONE FROM A FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE FBI. AND THEN TO SAY TRULY UNDER HAND THINGS LIKE, WELL, GEORGE, I DON'T KNOW. HE MAY BE A PAWN OF THE RUSSIANS ... Read More
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GOP chairmen extend deadline for DOJ to hand over Comey memos

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Published on Apr 17, 2018Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on why the DOJ needs to turn over former FBI Director James Comey’s memos, which documented his interactions with President Trump. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed C... Read More
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Saeed Khan explains the U.S. end game in Syria

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Published on Apr 17, 2018CGTN's Mike Walter spoke to Saeed Khan to explore the possibilities for a U.S. strategy in Syria. Khan is a lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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DOJ officials are deploying a double standard in Cohen case: Rep. Gaetz

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Detected Closed Captioning: EVERY RESOURCE TO SUPPORT THOSE AFFECTED BY THIS TRAGEDY. MELISSA? MELISSA: HYPOCRISY UNFOLDING, A JUDGE CONSIDERING HOW TO HANDLE THE RECORDS SEIZED IN THE FBI RAID ON PRESIDENT TRUMP'S PERSONAL ATTORNEY MICHAEL COHEN. MY NEXT GUEST SAYS WHEN COMPARING THIS TO THE CLINTON INVESTIGATION THERE IS HYPOCRISY WITHIN THE D.O.J. HERE IS MATT GAETZ, HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. THE ONLY CONCERN IS IF THEY HANDLE THE CLINTON INVESTIGATION POORLY, YOU DON'T WANT THEM TO APPLY THE SAME LOOSE STANDARDS TO THE NEXT INVESTIGATION, RIGHT? >> YOU ARE RIGHT, MELISSA. WHEN THERE IS SUCH A CLEAR DOUBLE STANDARD HOW PEOPLE ARE TREATED, IT PROVIDES GREAT CONTEXT TO THE OTHER THINGS HAPPEN... Read More
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‘Thousands’ of Dead Penguins are Washing up in New Zealand

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First Black Woman Nominated for Marine Brigadier General

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Published on Apr 17, 2018In a historic move, the U.S. Marine Corps has nominated the first African-American female to the rank of brigadier general. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] [Music] [Music] ... Read More
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US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

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Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. A joint statement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the U.... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces $4.5 Million In Funding Available For Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants

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Albany, NY - April 17, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approximately $4.5 million in Community Impact Grant funding is available to support communities across New York that are disproportionately impacted by pollution and toxins. Community Impact Grants provide community-based organizations with funding for projects that address various environmental and public health concerns, with a particular focus on low-income and minority communities historically burdened by environmental problems. "All New Yorkers deserve to live in a safe, healthy environment and these grants help to ensure that fa... Read More
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US, UK Warn of Russian Cyberattacks

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Published on Apr 17, 2018On April 16, the United States and United Kingdom issued a first-of-its-kind joint statement warning of Russian cyberattacks against public and private sector organizations. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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How Obama’s drone playbook could influence future cyber operations

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The head of U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers, indicated that Department of Defense leaders are discussing the possibility of U.S. military cyber operations in nations where the United States is not actively involved in a conflict. During testimony April 11 before the House Armed Services subcommittee on emerging threats and capabilities, Rogers explained he is comfortable with his authorities to use offensive cyber tactics in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. ... Read More
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#2TalkAbout For April 17, 2018

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Judge Orders Lead Inspections in Public Housing

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Photo Jim Walden, a lawyer for public-housing tenants, talked to reporters outside the courthouse in Manhattan as Danny Barber, a tenant leader, held a chart. Credit Kholood Eid for The New York Times A Manhattan judge hearing a lawsuit by public-housing tenants ordered the New York City Housing Authority... Read More
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Understanding the players, tactics for a possible war in space

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A war in space will look nothing like Star Wars. It will look nothing like Star Trek, or Independence Day, or any familiar trope. To control the heavens, to contest space, nations will launch missiles at satellites and, to paraphrase Tacitus, create a debris field and call it peace. This rough approximation, a nightmare of explosions and permanent orbital shrapnel, only maps out the end state, should the long accepted neutrality of orbit get lost into the inertia of war. To map the particulars of a stand-off over space, the Secure World Foundation released a report this week on Global Counterspace Capabilities, an open-source a... Read More
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Filipina Forced to Drink Bleach in Saudi Arabia

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Published on Apr 17, 2018The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs announced April 16 that a Filipina household worker was hospitalized earlier this month after allegedly being forced to drink bleach by her employer. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Veterans Affairs CIO Scott Blackburn resigns

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Scott Blackburn — the acting executive in charge for the Office of Information and Technology, or chief information officer, at the Department of Veterans Affairs — announced his resignation from the agency April 17, 2018, via tweet. In a letter posted to his Twitter account, Blackburn called his time at the agency the “honor of his professional life” and celebrated an overall increase in veteran trust for VA from 47 percent in 2015 to 69 percent today. ... Read More
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Trump administration repurposes $65 million for new nuclear warhead design

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WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration has requested $65 million be repurposed for the Department of Energy’s budget in order to start work on a new low-yield nuclear warhead design. In a reprogramming request sent to Congress last week, the Office of Management and Budget requested shifting $65 million to the ... Read More
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A diverse, pop-up security conference challenges the industry status quo

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When one of the most prominent information security conferences in the world, the RSA conference, announced its keynote speakers in February, professionals across the industry went to Twitter complain. With the exception of Monica Lewinsky — who was to give a talk titled “The Price of Shame” — every single keynote speaker was a man. Within five days of a tweet by Alex Stamos, currently chief information security officer at Facebook, suggesting that it was time to start an “alt-conference,” a group of organizers scattered across the country announced Our Security Advocates, or ... Read More
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David Shulkin on privatization of VA health care

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Published on Apr 17, 2018Former VA Secretary David Shulkin on privatization of VA health care and the revolving door of leadership at the department. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Dr. Shulkin Let's Just ... Read More
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New bill would push VA to conduct more research into medical marijuana

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WASHINGTON — New legislation released Tuesday would dump the Department of Veterans Affairs’ excuse for not better researching the possible benefits of cannabis for suffering veterans, a move that could have wide-ranging ramifications for the nationwide legalization of medical marijuana. The bill — dubbed the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of... Read More
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US firms banned from selling to China’s ZTE

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a seven-year ban on telecom equipment maker ZTE on Monday.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78832/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The US Has Banned American Firms From The US Has Banned American Firms From The US Has Banned American Firms From Selling Components To A Major Chinese Selling Components To A Major Chinese Selling Components To A Major Chinese Tech Company The US Department Of Tech Company The US Department Of Tech Company The US Department Of Commerce A... Read More
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US firms banned from selling to China’s ZTE

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a seven-year ban on telecom equipment maker ZTE on Monday.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78832/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The US Has Banned American Firms From The US Has Banned American Firms From The US Has Banned American Firms From Selling Components To A Major Chinese Selling Components To A Major Chinese Selling Components To A Major Chinese Tech Company The US Department Of Tech Company The US Department Of Tech Company The US Department Of Commerce A... Read More
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Zinke took avoidable chartered flight in 2017

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The Department of Interior inspector general says Secretary Ryan Zinke took a $12,375 chartered flight in 2017 that was avoidable.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78830/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Zinke took avoidable chartered flight in 2017

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The Department of Interior inspector general says Secretary Ryan Zinke took a $12,375 chartered flight in 2017 that was avoidable.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78830/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Comey’s book is much about him and his ego: Marc Lotter

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Published on Apr 17, 2018Former Special Assistant to President Trump Marc Lotter on the debate over sanctuary cities in California, the midterm elections and the fallout from former FBI Director James Comey's new book. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More