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Cuomo’s Office Disputes Claim That It Ignored Harassment Complaint

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Lisa Marie Cater says former Empire State Development Corp. regional president William "Sam" Hoyt helped her get a job at the Department of Motor Vehicles, and then used that as an excuse to harass and assault her starting in 2015. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Withdrawn And Soft-spoken Former State Employee Lisa Marie Cater Alleges Her Complaints To Governor Cuomo's Office About Sexual Harassment And Assault By A State Official Were Ignored For So Long Quitting Was Her Only Option Not Another Woman Has To Go Through What I Went through The Lawsuit Was Filed Saturday Against The State Governor Cuomo And William Sam Hoyt A Former State Assemblyman Who Resigned As He... Read More
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SoHo Scaffold Collapse Leaves Passerby Pinned

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Published on Nov 19, 2017Six people were injured when the wind brought the scaffold down in SoHo. CBS2's Brian Conybeare reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Woman Says Governor Cuomo Ignored Sexual Harassment Claims

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Published on Nov 19, 2017An upstate New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it. Ali Bauman reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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Pentagon data: Fort Carson sexual assault reports increased

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sexual assault reports have more than doubled since 2013 at Fort Carson, Colorado, according to a report released Friday by the Pentagon. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports 116 sexual assault reports were made at Fort Carson in 2016, up from 43 reports in 2013. The post has nearly 25,000 soldiers. Sexual assault reports there peaked in 2015 at 125. ... Read More
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Palestinians to suspend US ties if PLO office closed

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Palestinian officials have warned that they will freeze all communication with the US, following steps by the Trump administration to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) office in Washington, DC.Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Saturday the PLO had been informed by the US Department of State of a decision not to renew the operating permission for the organisation's diplomatic office in the American capital.The state department's move was in response to the Palestinians' decision to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), and to submit files for investigation of several Israeli war crimes against Palestinians, including the building of illegal settlements, a... Read More
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Missing Tenant In Hamilton Heights Fire Found Safe

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Detected Closed Captioning: Investigators Also Trying To Figure Out what Started That Massive Fire In Hamilton Heights Started Around 3 P.m. Friday On The Top Floors Of The Apartment Building On A Hundred And forty-four Street And Broadway Took Firefighters 18 Hours To Finally Bring It Under Control Now A Tenant Who Was unaccounted For Has Been Found Safe we're Told It Turns Out The Person Was not Home When The Fire Started Right Now eleven Families Are Staying In Shelters the Department Of Buildings Will Determine If The Six Storey Building Is Structurally Sound ... Read More
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Palestinians warn they will freeze US ties if PLO office closed

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The US state department announced its decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) office late last week, citing a 2015 law placing conditions on the US mission office.It's hoped a meeting on Monday between the US Department of State and the PLO will shed light on the Trump administration's decision to close the PLO diplomatic office in Washington, DC.The planned closure of The PLO office in Washington prompted shock and a threat from a senior Palestinian official to freeze ties with the US.The move has strained relations between the US and Palestine at a time when the administration claims it is attempting to reinvigorate the Palestine-Israel peace process.Al J... Read More
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System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

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Soaring SalariesEven in the face of the financial crisis and budget shortfalls, the M.T.A. has given concession after concession to its main labor union.Members of the Transport Workers Union got a total of 19 percent in pay raises between 2009 and 2016, compared with 12 percent for the city’s teachers union over the same period.The labor contracts also ga... Read More
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Nicaraguans fear deportation as US ends immigrant protection program

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Published on Nov 17, 2017The "Temporary Protected Status" program allows immigrants from several countries to find safety in the US, but the Trump administrations is ending the program for Nicaraguans. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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News Wrap: Florida Democratic official resigns after allegations of improper behavior toward women

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In our news wrap Friday, the chairman of Florida’s Democratic Party, Stephen Bittel, stepped down after allegations of improper behavior toward six women, including party staffers and consultants, who say he made suggestive comments and leered at them. Also, Jaime Johnson resigned from the Department of Homeland Security over racial remarks he made in 2008.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Trump’s hurricane relief request adds $1B to fix military facilities

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WASHINGTON — The White House asked Congress on Friday for $44 billion in additional relief for this year’s hurricanes, of which $1.16 billion is for rebuilding military facilities in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and the U.S islands. The White House request for added disaster relief in response to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria asks lawmakers to make spending cuts to offset relief costs approaching $100 billion. The request came in a letter Friday from Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to ... Read More
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Pentagon Accidentally Retweets Call for Trump to Resign

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Here's Another Reminder To Think Before you Tweet The Latest Victim The US Department Of Defense On November 16th the Pentagon's Official Twitter Account retweeted A Post From A User Named Proud Resistor Which Referred To Recent Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct By Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore And Senator Al Franken The Tweet Concluded With A Call For President Donald Trump To Resign From Office The Tweet Was Quickly Deleted But Not Before the Twitterverse Screenshotted It A pentagon Spokesman In A Statement Said That An Authorized Operator Of The Pentagon's Twitter Account Erroneously Retweeted Content That Would Not Be Endorsed By The Department Of Defense the Spokesman Confirme... Read More
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Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

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Detected Closed Captioning: and Oil Pipelines Sprang A Leak Dumping 210 Thousand Gallons Of Crude Oil In South Dakota The Leak Happened Thursday November 16th Just Outside Of Amherst The Pipeline At Fault Is The Keystone Pipeline Operated By TransCanada It Stretches More Than 2600 Miles From Alberta To Texas TransCanada Claims The Leak Was Isolated within 15 Minutes Brian Walsh A Spokesperson For South Dakota's Department Of Environment And Natural Resources Said The Pipeline Is Buried Underground But Its Leak Is Visible From Above Where Oil Has Saturated The Surface He Added That An Investigation will Find Out Whether Any Oil Has Contaminated Groundwater The Keystone Has Had Leaks Before Thursdays Marks Its Largest In South... Read More
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Telephonics settles overbilling for $4.25M

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Farmingdale-based Telephonics has agreed to pay $4.25 million to the United States government to settle claims that the firm overbilled for certain military contracts a decade ago. The United States Department of Justice said the excessive charges were  to provide vehicle-mounted counter-improvised explosive device systems known as Warlock Systems to the Army and radar or LAMPS systems to the Navy. Telephonics between 2004 and 2007 subcontracted to provide work and materials for the assembly of the Army’s Warlock Systems and the Navy’s LAMPS Systems. The Warlock Systems are installed in vehicles to interrupt wireless systems designed to trigger improvised explosive... Read More
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China May Hire 200K Filipino Workers

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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he expects to sign an agreement with the Chinese government to hire Filipino English teachers and household service workers, but a Chinese news report says the talks may be hung up on whether Filipinos are native English speakers.Detected Closed Captioning: The Philippine Department Of Labor And Employment Says It Will Sign An Agreement With The Chinese Government To Hire Filipino Workers. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III Said Wednesday, Nov. 15, That He Expects Soon To Sign A Memorandum Of Understanding With China. Bello Said He And The Chinese Ambassador Have Informally Discussed Jobs In China For About 100,000 Filipino English Teachers And 100... Read More
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Virgin Orbit scores deal to launch satellites for the Department of Defense

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Virgin Orbit — one of the Virgin Group’s three primary space companies — has scored a deal with the Department of Defense, agreeing to launch experimental satellites for the agency on the company’s future LauncherOne rocket. The mission, slated for 2019, marks the first national security agreement for the private spaceflight company. While its sister company Virgin Galactic is focused on space tourism, Virgin Orbit’s goal is to launc... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Launch Of New York State Thruway Mobile App

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In Time for Busy Holiday Travel Season, Free App Provides Access to Useful Travel Tools on Mobile Devices. Albany, NY - November 17, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the New York State Thruway Authority mobile app, which is now available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. The new app provides motorists direct access to real-time traffic and navigation assistance while on the go, along with detailed Thruway services information for New York's 570-mile superhighway. "New York continues to meet the needs of 21st century traveler... Read More
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Federal procurement officer indicted in $2.3M fraud scheme

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WASHINGTON ― A federal procurement officer allegedly defrauded a Department of Energy owned nuclear facility out of $2.3 million. A former Sandia National Laboratories procurement officer received an 11-count indictment concerning the fraudulent appropriation of a federal contract. SNL is a DOE nuclear research and development facility operated by Sandia Corporation where Carl... Read More
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Unlicensed plastic surgeon from LI performed illegal surgeries: AG

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An unlicensed plastic surgeon from Long Island and a licensed physician are charged with performing more than 60 illegal surgeries on the Upper East Side, authorities said. Brad Jacobs, a former plastic surgeon from Westbury, and Nicholas Sewell, a licensed physician from Jackson Heights, allegedly performed the plastic surgeries and other cosmetic procedures, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. They began performing surgeries in 2011 at Allure Plastic Surgery, where Sewell procured space. The surgeries cost between $8,000 and $10,000, according to Schneiderman. In one instance, a patient was left with permanent disfigurement, Schneiderman said. Many of the victims were either former pat... Read More
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Congress to investigate alleged retaliation against HHS cyber whistleblowers

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Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce are looking into whether the Department of Health and Human services retaliated against two cybersecurity employees who made protected communications to the committee by detailing them to unclassified duties, according to a letter sent to the acting HHS secretary by committee leadership. “The committee is examining whether the Department of Health and Human Services retaliated against two key cybersecurity officials for communicating with this committee as well as whether rec... Read More
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VA’s plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been developing plans to merge its health system with the Pentagon’s, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics. VA spokesman Curt Cashour called the plan a potential “game-changer” that would “provide better care for veterans at a lower cost to taxpayers,” but he provided no specific details. ... Read More
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No. 259: Ken White gets Debriefed, celebrating the Moon walk’s 50th and Ronkonkoma Hub gets good news

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Happy Friday, folks: And congrats on your successful completion of another work week (except you weekend-hustling self-made types, bless your entrepreneurial souls. For you, congrats for your hustle). Those of you lucky enough to put your feet up should drop us a note at editor@innovateli.com – story tips, events, corrections and stimulating socioeconomic conversation always welcome. What a day for debuts: In no particular order, Gordon Lightfoot, Danny DeVito, Rock Hudson, Martin Scorsese, Tom Seaver, RuPaul, Sophie Marceau, Lorne Michaels, Howard Dean, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and a host of other names you... Read More
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Cracking Down On Rogue Drones

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Published on Nov 16, 2017As drones grow in popularity, so do the number of accidents involved the amateur aircraft. CBS2's Maurice DuBois takes to the skies to see how the NYPD is cracking down on rogue drones. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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US says Sudan cutting trade, military ties to North Korea

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WASHINGTON — The United States said Thursday that Sudan will cut all military and trade ties to North Korea, a move that would be a significant victory in the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Stalinist nation amid increasing tensions over the North’s testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Sudan is taking the step due to the “critical threat” posed by the North’s nuclear program. She said the United States welcomed the decision, which was announce... Read More
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Claims Of Substandard Education At Yeshivas

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Detected Closed Captioning: I Can Read I Can Read Or Write I Thought Myself It Wasn't A Boast Just A Very Sad Statement Of Fact Re Herskowitz Telling Me About The Poor Secular Education He Received At A Hasidic Yeshiva In Williamsburg Brooklyn I Left School When I Was 18 After I Was 18 And I Did Not have High School Diploma Or Even The Knowledge That A High School Diploma comes With First Kuwait's Decided To Pursue A More Secular Lifestyle Who Wants A Master's Degree In Computers But Because His Receiver Did Not Comply with The State Requirement That Non Public Schools Provide An Education Substantially Equivalent To Public Schools He Now At Age 20 Has To Get A High School Equivalency Degree Before I Can Even Think About Col... Read More
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Autistic Boy Found Wandering After School

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Published on Nov 16, 2017A Bronx mother says a stranger found her special needs son a mile from his school in the cold and all alone. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez went to the boy's school to find out what happened. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Senator urges ad blocking by feds as possible remedy to malvertising scourge

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Enlarge / It's a federal style.Ron Cogswell A US Senator trying to eradicate the Internet scourge known as malvertising is proposing that all federal agencies block ads delivered to worker computers unless advertisers can ensure their networks are free of content that contains malicious code. In a ... Read More
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DoD accidentally retweets post calling for Trump to resign

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WASHINGTON — The Defense Department accidentally retweeted a Twitter post calling for President Trump to resign from office. “An authorized operator of the Department of Defense’s official Twitter site erroneously retweeted content that would not be endorsed by the Department of Defense,” Army Col. Robert Manning said in a statement to reporters. “The operator caught this error and immediately deleted it.” ... Read More
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Sen. Bob Menendez Speaks Out After Mistrial Declared

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Detected Closed Captioning: Well First And Above All I Want To Thank God Because It Is By His Grace That I Was Delivered From An Unjust Prosecution I Want To Thank My Children Alicia Who Was Here Every Day With Me In Court And Who Brought My Lovely Granddaughter Of Angelina To New Jersey Said I Could Remember What I Had To Fight On For My Son Rob Who Testified On My Behalf And Then Joined His Sister In Court Who Kept Me Company Even Let Me Beat Him In A Round Of Golf I'm So Blessed To Have Two great Children And I Love You So Much I can't I Can't Truly Thank You I Want To Thank My Sister Kara Dad And Her Husband Pete Their Presents And The Bible Passages My Sister Would Send Me Every Morning Were An Incredible Strength To Me... Read More
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Philippines Investigating Illegal Recruitment

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Published on Nov 16, 2017A Philippine government official told the South China Morning Post on Nov. 15 that thousands of Filipinos in Hong Kong have been offered bogus jobs in other countries. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected ... Read More
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Metro Rail Transit Passenger Has Arm Reattached After Accident

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Published on Nov 16, 2017On Nov. 15, 24-year-old Angeline Fernando had her right arm reattached after losing it during an accident at Metro Rail Transit 3 station in Makati City. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Caption... Read More
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Lynbrook man impersonated attorney, stole $100k: DA

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A Lynbrook man is charged with impersonating an attorney and stealing more than $100,000 from the people he claimed to represent, authorities said. In this scheme, officials say Caesar Roberts posed as an attorney through the moniker “The Law Office of Caesar Consulting & Advisory Group, Inc.” He then allegedly spent the money clients gave him on travel, entertainment and food, according to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office. Roberts was arraigned Wednesday, and charged with second-degree grand larceny, third-degree grand larceny and violation of certain sections of the judiciary law. “This defendant allegedly posed as an attorney to con his innocent victims out of their hard-earned money, and t... Read More
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Federal ‘extreme vetting’ plan castigated by tech experts

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Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is unworkable as written and likely to be “inaccurate and biased” if deployed. The experts, a group of more than 50 computer and data scientists, mathematicians and other specialists in automated decision-making, urged the Department of Homeland Security to abandon the project, dubbed the “Extreme Vetting Initiative.” ... Read More
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HELP US BRING A SMILE TO A NEEDY CHILD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford has teamed up with theUnited States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive.New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilWEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations: EAST MEADOW:• Eisenhower Park, Main Lobby of Administration Building• 100 Carman Ave, Main Lobby of Corrections/Sheriff’s Department HEMPSTEAD:• 40 Main Street, in front of Suite C Office• 16 Cooper Street, Main Lobby of Traffic & Parking Violations Agency MINEOLA:• One West Street, Main Lobby• 1550 Franklin Ave, Main Lo... Read More
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Kaspersky: Yes, we obtained NSA secrets. No, we didn’t help steal them

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EnlargeMikhail Deynekin For almost two months in 2014, servers belonging to Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab received confidential National Security Agency materials from a poorly secured computer located in the United States that stored the files, most likely in violation of US laws, company officials said. The classified source code, documents, and executable binaries were stored on a computer that used an IP ... Read More
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CBS2 Exclusive: Family Of Bronx Teen Accused In Deadly School Stabbing Speaks Out

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Published on Nov 15, 2017Abel Cedeno's mother told CBS2's Ali Bauman if she had only known what was really going on at the school, three families would not be destroyed today. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning... Read More
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In Reversal, Immigration Agency Will Consider Delayed DACA Requests

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In New York, lawyers reported that 18 out of 34 applications had actually arrived at the Chicago location on Oct. 5, according to postal receipts, and yet were not accepted by the immigration agency until the next day.The government, in fact, acknowledged this in its statement on Wednesday:“In addition, U.S.C.I.S. had discovered certain cases in which the DACA requests were received at the designated filing location (e.g., at the applicable P.O. Box) by the filing deadline, but were rejected,” Homeland Security said. “U.S.C.I.S. will proactively reach out to those DACA reque... Read More
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Secretary Zinke questions department’s loyalty

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is under fire for restructuring his department and moving career officials to new, unrelated positions.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73589/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: [Music] If You Live On The East Coast It's Probably One Of The Lesser Known departments For You But If You're From the West The Department Of The Interior Is One Of The Most Important In The Whole Government And It Makes Secretary Ryan Zinke An Incredibly Powerful Force In The Region Alex Miller Joins Us Now... Read More
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Agencies stumble on old and new FITARA requirements

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The two metrics most damaging agency scores on the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard are the consolidation of data centers and agency software licensing, a new metric for this iteration of the scorecard, according to Government Accountability Office Director of IT Management Issues Dave Powner. “Progress [in software licensing] was clearly not eno... Read More
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The Vulnerabilities Equities Process Still Has Issues Even After Added Transparency

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Governments rely on flaws in software, hardware, and encryption protocols for espionage and assorted intelligence gathering. And what makes that cyber-sneaking are technical flaws that governments find and keep to themselves. But in the United States, the practice of withholding vulnerabilities such that they can’t be fixed has drawn increasing controversy—especially because of real-world situations where secret government hacking tools have leaked and spread to devastating effect. In an attempt to clarify and codify the government's approach to dealing with this problem, the White house released ... Read More
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Senate proposes $2,000 child tax credit

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The proposal doubles the current child tax credit to $2,000, but it still doesn't make it very refundable.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73575/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: Raising Children Is Expensive But Some Lawmakers Hope To Offset That Cost With An Increased Tax Credit On Tuesday senators Proposed Doubling The Current Child Tax Credit To $2,000 Advocates Say The Increase Would Provide Meaningful and Unprecedented Relief For Working families I've Anka Trump Is A Notable Advocate For Doubling The Chi... Read More
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Navy’s high-tech range support plane will feature advanced telemetry system

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Raytheon has been awarded a $79.7 million contract to support telemetry data collection, range safety and surveillance, and communications relay on the Navy’s new range support platform, an airborne early warning version of the Gulfstream G550 business jet. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide development, fabrication and integration of the commercial aircraft-based instrumentation telemetry system and the airborne command transmitter system, according to the Department of Defense contract announcement. ... Read More
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Subway Ridership Falls as M.T.A. Scrambles to Improve Service

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Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, told reporters on Wednesday, that ridership had not declined during the morning and afternoon rush, leading him to believe that the drop was more related to lifestyle, rather than poor service.“People aren’t working for the man anymore,” he said. “They are working for themselves.”Jon Weinstein, a spokesman for the authority, said that an emergency repair plan that was started earlier this year was meant to improve subway service.“At roughly 5.7 million rides ... Read More
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CPA sentenced to prison for fraud scheme

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A Long Island certified public accountant, who collected welfare while owning a Florida beachfront condo and a home in Suffolk County, was sentenced to prison Tuesday at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, authorities said. Abraham Grossman of Yaphank, who in 2016 pleaded guilty to the fraud scheme, was sentenced to two years in prison, one year of home confinement, three years of probation and restitution of $615,000 to all injured parties, according to New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott. Grossman had pleaded guilty to charges surrounding creating a fake identity and a bogus employment record as part of a $124,275 Social Security, unemployment insurance and welfare fraud scheme. Authorities... Read More
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Pentagon eyes intimate R&D tie-up with UAE based on US-Israel model

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. and Emirati defense officials will meet next month in Abu Dhabi to continue discussions on technology security protocols that aim to elevate the level at which Washington can share and ultimately co-develop sensitive technologies with one of its most prized strategic partners in the region. In interviews here at the Dubai Airshow, U.S. executives supportive of more intimate ties with their Emirati partners cited UAVs, sophisticated munitions and innovative means of coastal defense as examples o... Read More
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Data Links Nevada Gun Shows to Violence in California

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The Big Show Journal is no ordinary gun magazine. The print periodical, which appears on newsstands nationwide six times a year, is also, according to its website, "America’s most interesting gun and knife magazine" and "America’s most accurate and complete gun and knife show calendar." Gun enthusiasts may dispute the former claim—but the latter is less subjective than you might think In fact, The Big Show Journal might be the closest thing researchers have to a comprehensive record of gun shows in the US. "There’s no readily compiled, publicly available database of where and when gun shows occur," says UC Berkeley epidemiologist Ellicott Matthay, who recently found herself in want of such a ... Read More
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Bobcats Spotted in Vermont Neighborhood

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Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter says bobcats are rarely seen, but video taken from an office window in Williston shows they exist in sometimes unexpected locations and can live among people. (Nov. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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How to move from innovation to execution with the Modern Software Factory

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Scientific studies have concluded that the average human, chimpanzee or squirrel is more conservative than he or she really needs to be. Within each species, there is a small “outlier” group that demonstrates less fear and even prefers choices with more risk. “The ones who are not afraid of risks will drive change in organizations,” Gregoire said. “While new ideas can cause friction, playing it safe can actually be the riskiest decision you can make.” Harnessing data to enhance user experiences in every industry According to Gregoire, everyone has to develop a new sense of digital intuition in the increasingly digital world of business: “We need to cultivate a deep understanding of wh... Read More
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Anti-Orban US State Dept repeatedly interferes in Hungarian affairs – Daniel McAdams

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Hungary’s Foreign Ministry has summoned US envoy David Kostelancik over a plan to fund rural media outlets in Hungary. Budapest considers the plan to be a “political intervention” ahead of an election due early next year. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebo... Read More
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Senate panel approves Trump choice to lead Homeland Security

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate committee on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee approved Kirstjen Nielsen’s nomination, 11-4. The panel’s chairman, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said the full Senate could vote on Nielsen’s nomination by the end of November. Nielsen, 45, is a former staffer at DHS who now serve... Read More
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CrossTalk: Is RT a Foreign Agent?

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According to the Department of Justice RT – the channel you are watching now – is an agent of a foreign, even hostile power. All the while the DOJ refuses to explain why this is the case or even cite what laws we may have broken. But something else is in play: Critics warn RT is a test case for a wider campaign of media suppression.CrossTalking with Lee Stranahan, Rocky Anderson, and Marcus Papadopoulos.FACEBOOK: Like CrossTalk on Facebook ... Read More
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Oceans May Host Next Wave Of Renewable Energy

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Enlarge this image Belinda Batten of Oregon State University stands in front of a wave energy generator prototype. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption toggle caption Jeff Brady/NPR Think renewable energy and the wind and sun c... Read More
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U.S. government shares North Korean hacking campaign details

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(Reuters) — The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that have targeted the aerospace, telecommunications and financial industries since 2016. The alert, from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, said North Korean hackers were using a type of malware known as “FALLCHILL” to gain entry to computer systems and compromise network systems. The FBI and DHS had issued a warning in June that squarely blamed the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 targeting... Read More
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Kai Ostwald discusses the ASEAN summit

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Published on Nov 14, 2017CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Kai Ostwald, assistant professor at the University of British Columbia's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs about the ASEAN meetings. Category License Standard YouTube License D... Read More
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Deep breath: Hyperloop-related Arrivo chooses Denver, but tickets to ride far off

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Artist's rendering of downtown Denver with Arrivo. Arrivo Arrivo hopes to make its system central to a metropolitan area. It's not looking to connect more distant cities like Hyperloop One. Arrivo Artist's rendering of the maglev system Arrivo would use. Arrivo Four pods would be used to transport people, cars... Read More
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Brooklyn Drivers Say Hidden Fire Hydrant Is Creating ‘Ticket Trap’

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Published on Nov 14, 2017CBS2's Valerie Castro went behind the wheel of Mobile 2 as many are asking, whose bright idea was this? Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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This hyperloop company is promising 200 mph travel without the vacuum tubes

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Arrivo, the company founded by former SpaceX and Hyperloop One engineer Brogan BamBrogan, announced today that it had formed a partnership with Colorado’s Department of Transportation to build a hyperloop through the city of Denver. Well, not a hyperloop exactly. First of all, there’s no tube involved, so the idea of traveling through a near-vacuum state at close to supersonic speeds has been replaced with a more modest proposal of whisking along a magnetized track that parallels preexisting freeways at 200 mph. The system... Read More
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More agencies fall back than improve in newest FITARA scorecard

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The November 2017 Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard spells bad news for many agencies, as six of the 24 agencies evaluated dipped below their June 2017 grade and only three managed to improve their scores. USAID still managed to claim the scorecard’s single “A” for overall performance, though it slipped from an “A+” five months ago to an “A-“ this tim... Read More
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Sessions won’t comment on whether White House contacted DOJ over AT&T-Time Warner deal

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Rep. David Cicilline asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions whether any White House employees or officials, including the president, had contacted the Department of Justice regarding the AT&T-Time Warner transaction, as some media reports have suggested.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Jeff Sessions Testifies Before House Lawmakers

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Published on Nov 14, 2017Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill in a new round of questioning about Russian contacts made by the Trump campaign and fallout of the 2016 presidential election. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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MANGANO ANNOUNCES NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY IN NASSAU COUNTY

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services and Nassau County Family Court, in partnership with the Long Island Children’s Museum, will participate in its sixteenth annual National Adoption Day Ceremony on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City beginning at 10:00 a.m., where the adoptions of 26 children in foster care will be finalized. “This is a wonderful and inspiring celebration,” said County Executive Mangano. “Nassau County is dedicated to building and strengthening our families. We are devoted to ensuring every child freed for adoption has a permanent, loving f... Read More
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New DoD benefits ‘mascot’ Robyn explains new retirement offerings

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Military members pondering retirement options now have a perky mascot to guide them through their choices. The Department of Defense recently rolled out a promotional video featuring “guru” Robyn, a bubbly benefits counselor who riffs on Disney tunes while serving up basic information on the Blended Retirement System (BRS). ... Read More
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The Pentagon may finally adopt open source software next year

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Nestled hundreds of pages into the proposed bill to fund the Department of Defense sits a small, unassuming section. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 is the engine that powers the Pentagon, turning legislative will into tangible cash for whatever Congress can fit inside. Thanks to an amendment introduced by Sen. Mike Rounds of (R-SD) and co-sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), this year the NDAA could institute a big change: should the bill pass in its present form, the Pentagon will be going open source. “Open source” is the industry term for using publicly accessible code, published for all to see and read. It’s contrasted with “closed source” or “proprietary... Read More
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McCain threatens new defense nominations hold over Army waiver changes

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WASHINGTON — Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain is again threatening to hold up President Donald Trump’s defense nominations over poor communication between Pentagon and congressional officials, this time in regards to unannounced relaxed Army enlistment policies. “It’s a problem we’ve been having with this administration,” said McCain, R-Ariz., at a confirmation hearing for three nominees on Tuesday. “We should have been told about this before it showed up in a USA Today article. The Army did not r... Read More
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Is the US military prepared for cyberattacks on satellites?

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Keeping the U.S. defensive resources safe from cyberattacks means protecting systems in the remote locations throughout the world — and off-world. Securing military satellites against cyberattacks has become increasingly important as various ground-based threats raise questions about vulnerabilities in cyber resources on the ground, in the air and in space. The U.S. Army began to revise their security systems after an examination o... Read More
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Tracking rogue drones with DJI’s new Aeroscope system

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I wasn’t expecting that we’d spot any drones when I joined Nick Martino, an airport operations supervisor, on his daily patrol around Camarillo airport. We climbed into a white Chevy Tahoe, its sides emblazoned with a blue “7,” and Martino used a two-way radio to clear the runway of any aircraft nearby. (The Tahoe was big, but an aircraft would win.) In my lap I held a fourty-pound Pelican case, the latest creation from Chinese drone-maker DJI. Two wand-sized antennae stuck out of the top lid of the case; inside was a touchscreen display, running mapping software. Martino calls this box “the Gizmos,” but its real name is Aeroscope. It’s DJI’s ... Read More
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Gowdy: We can’t survive a DOJ your viewers don’t have confidence in

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Published on Nov 14, 2017Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and concerns about the credibility of the Department of Justice and the FBI. Category License Standard YouTube License No... Read More
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A New Study of Economics as a Science Says It’s Still Dismal

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When Hristos Doucouliagos was a young economist in the mid-1990s, he got interested in all the ways economics was wrong about itself—bias, underpowered research, statistical shenanigans. Nobody wanted to hear it. “I’d go to seminars and people would say, ‘You’ll never get this published,’” Doucouliagos, now at Deakin University in Australia, says. “They’d say, ‘this is bordering on libel.’” Now, though? “The norms have changed,” Doucouliagos says. “People a... Read More
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Man Dead After Baton Rouge Police Shooting

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Louisiana State Police say a man was in an officer-involved shooting in Baton Rouge on Monday. Police say the man got into a struggle with the officer, who was escorting a Department of Children and Family Services case worker. (Nov. 14)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her

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The first time the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated. She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of eager Norwegian elkhounds, to greet them. “Is this about our case?” she asked. The police looked at her in confusion. They didn’t know what case she was talking about. Courtney felt her hope give way to a familiar dread. Three days earlier, Courtney and her husband, Steven, had gone to the police headquarters in Kent, Washington, a suburb of Seattle, and reported that, for the past few months, they had been the victims of a campaign of online harassment. They had found a fake Facebook page under Stev... Read More
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RT America forced to register as a ‘foreign agent’

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The Kremlin-funded TV channel, RT America, says it will comply with a demand by the US government to register as a foreign agent with the Department of Justice. But the network says it will challenge the issue in court.The US government has claimed that the network traffics in conspiracy theories and is essentially a propaganda arm for the Kremlin.RT - previously known as Russia Today - says it presents the Russian view on global events and covers stories ignored by Western mainstream media.Now it’s been forced to register as a foreign agent under a World War II law that worked to block pro-Nazi propaganda.The network will have to provide regular reporting on its activities and... Read More
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Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn Neighbors Say Hidden Fire Hydrant Makes For Ticket Trap

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Detected Closed Captioning: It's Hard Enough To Find Parking Here In Brooklyn On All Of The Cars On This street Appeared To Be In Legal Parking spots But There Is One Place That drivers Say Is A Ticket Trap This SUV Seems To Be Parked In A Perfectly Legal Spot Even Clearing The No Parking At anytime Sign But Don't Be Fooled Just glance Over The Nearby Fence When I Pulled Up Someone Was Like Oh You Shouldn't Park There You're Going To Get A Ticket And I Was Looking I Was Like Why John Kebab' Says It Was A Kind Stranger Who Pointed Out The Hidden Hydrant But The Driver Of The SUV Wasn't So Lucky There's A Bunch Of Tickets Zachery Holmes Says The Brand New Car And The Brand New Tickets Belonged To His Brother He Was With Him Wh... Read More
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DOJ won’t rule out special counsel to probe Uranium One deal

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Published on Nov 13, 2017Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) discuss the Department of Justice not ruling out an investigation into the Uranium One deal. Category License Standard YouTube License No Close... Read More
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Pentagon may stop running stateside schools for military children

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The Trump administration is considering a plan to end the military’s longtime operation of schools for military children on dozens of stateside military bases, part of a broader push to cut costs and reduce the size of the federal workforce, according to information obtained by Military Times. The military currently operates 47 schools on military installations in seven states in the continental U.S., serving a total of about 20,000 students. The proposal, which has support from some parts of the Pentagon, would turn over o... Read More
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Kids Rescued From PHL Child Porn Scheme

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Published on Nov 13, 2017Authorities rescued nine children from an accused child pornographer in a Nov. 10 raid in the Philippine province of Leyte. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Authorities Rescued Nin... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in BETHPAGE

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Rose Walker will join with the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management, and Family and Children’s Association, to invite residents to  a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7pm-9pm at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center, located at 510 Grumman Road W. in Bethpage. Attendees will be trained to administer Narcan, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Narcan kit is provided to each trainee. ... Read More
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Confirmation slows for nominee to serve as top CIA watchdog

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former CIA employees are accusing the Trump administration’s choice for CIA chief watchdog of being less than candid when he told Congress he didn’t know about any active whistleblower complaints against him. Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee asked Christopher Sharpley, the current acting inspector general who’s in line for the permanent job, about complaints that he and other managers participated in retaliation against CIA workers who alerted congressional committees and other authorities... Read More
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Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?

In Business, Education, Energy, Events, Government, Mobile Technology, Science & Nature, Security, Start Up by New YorkerLeave a Comment

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Carbon Engineering, a company owned in part by Bill Gates, has its headquarters on a spit of land that juts into Howe Sound, an hour north of Vancouver. Until recently, the land was a toxic-waste site, and the company’s equipment occupies a long, barnlike building that, for many years, was used to process contaminated water. The offices, inherited from the business that poisoned the site, provide a spectacular view of Mt. Garibaldi, which rises to a snow-covered point, and of the Chief, a granite monolith that’s British Columbia’s answer to El Capitan. To protect the spit against rising sea levels, the local government is planning to cover it with a layer of fill six feet deep. When ... Read More
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The Tech Industry’s Gender-Discrimination Problem

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One day in 2013, AJ Vandermeyden drove to Tesla’s corporate headquarters, in Palo Alto, California, sat down on a bench outside the main entrance, and waited, in the hope of spotting someone who looked like a company employee. Vandermeyden, who was thirty years old, had been working as a pharmaceutical sales representative since shortly after college, but she wanted a different kind of job, in what seemed to her the center of the world—Silicon Valley. She knew that Tesla’s ambitious, eccentric co-founder Elon Musk was managing companies devoted to space flight and solar energy, in addition to running Tesla, which was producing electric cars, and she was inspired by his mission. Tesla... Read More
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Where Self-Driving Cars Go to Learn

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Last December, Uber clashed with California regulators when it tested its self-driving cars in San Francisco without permission from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The company was quickly ordered to shut down its trials. Continue reading the main story Uber’s executives called Mr. Ducey.... Read More
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What losing weight does to your body and brain

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Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of the video. Here’s what losing weight does to your body and brain.During the first week, you may find it easy to lose weight by simply switching to a healthier diet. But as your metabolism adjusts, you won’t burn as many calories as you used to.So losing additional weight will become harder.Making matters worse, as the fat melts away, you’ll start to experience an increase in appetite. After a meal, fat cells release a hormone called lepti... Read More
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$280M Worth of Ethereum Is Trapped for a Pretty Dumb Reason

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On Monday, a small configuration mistake at an internet service provider and infrastructure company caused internet outages around the United States for a few hours, reverberating across other ISPs' networks as well. Cool way to start the week. From there, research indicated this week that the Kremlin-linked hacking group APT28 (also known as Fancy Bear) has been exploiting a newly exposed vulnerability in Microsoft Office to do topical phishing attacks referencing th... Read More
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Trump announces ‘National Apprenticeship Week’

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Trump's challenges to employers and educators is in line with his order to expand apprenticeships and other job training programs.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73462/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: president Donald Trump Just Proclaimed Next Week National Apprenticeship Week And No It Doesn't Involve His Old Television Show National Apprenticeship Week Challenges Businesses Educational Institutions And Government Entities To Expand Job Training Programs It Falls In Line With Trump's Past Executive Order T... Read More
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Beauty Queen Turns Sanitation Worker

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Published on Nov 10, 2017Nicole Doz spent most of her life as a beauty pageant queen, but for all the glitz and glamour she says she has now landed her dream job. CBS2's Scott Rapoport has the story. Category License Standard YouTube License De... Read More
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Displaced Residents Waiting To Return Home

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Detected Closed Captioning: COULDN'T LOCK THEM PROPERLY. AND THEY ALSO SAY THEY ARE ASKING A LOT OF QUESTIONS BUT NOT GETTING A LOT OF ANSWERS. FRUSTRATING. I CAN GET MY STUFF. I'M NOT SURE WHEN I CAN COME BACK AND GET THE REST OF MY BELONGINGS. Reporter: FOR RESIDENTS, IT WAS THE DAY TO RETURN HOME AND GRAB WHAT YOU CAN. CRACKS WERE DISCOVERED ALONG EXTERIOR WALLS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR TO THE SIXTH FLOOR ROOF AND YESTERDAY, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT EVACUATED THE PLACE. EVERYONE IS SAFE WHICH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART. IT'S NOT VERY -- IT'S THE TIME OF YEAR NOT WHAT YOU WANT TO BE DOING. Reporter: RESIDENTS HAD A FEW MINUTES TO GET WHAT THEY COULD IN VARIOUS BAGS AND HEAD TO A NEW PLACE THEY WOULD CALL HOME. NO, I HAD 10 MINUTES.... Read More
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Stony Brook approves naming med school for hedge fund

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The Stony Brook University Council, an advisory board to the university, has approved naming its medical school for Renaissance Technologies, the hedge founded by former mathematics chair Jim Simons. The resolution,was approved by the 10-person board by a vote of nine to one at the end of the Oct. 2 meeting followed an earlier electronic vote. Karen Wishnia, the only student representative in the group, the treasurer of the Graduate Student Organization and a doctoral student in the department of Art History and Criticism, was the sole vote against the naming. Karen Wishnia The council includes nine members appointed... Read More
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State: New regulations boost workers’ scheduling protections

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The Cuomo administration says it’s implementing new regulations that require employers to pay workers extra when they’re called in at the last minute. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state Department of Labor’s new regulations address the practice of scheduling retail and other workers with short notice. He says the regulations establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and provide two hours’ extra pay for last-minute assignments. The new rules also provide for extra compensation when workers have to be o... Read More
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Study Backs Getting Driverless Cars On The Road, As Waymo Ditches Backup Drivers

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Enlarge this image Waymo's Chrysler Pacifica minivan was being tested at Waymo's facility in Atwater, Calif. in October. The company says they're deploying cars without backup drivers. Julia Wang/Waymo via AP hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Measures aim to destroy RT America as mass media – editor-in-chief on US actions against channel

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The chair of the Russian lower house has said that the recent US order for RT to register as a foreign agent should prompt similar measures against American mass media engaged in “unconcealed interference” in Russia’s internal politics.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like... Read More
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Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Get Ready for Robot Cars

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So even though it’s only happening in Arizona, this is a big deal. Waymo is clearly leading the pack in the race to produce self-driving cars, which makes sense because of Google’s multiyear head start in the space.Would you be comfortable being carted around in a self-driving car? I was, but perhaps I’m just used to it since it’s one of the main topics I write about.Farhad: Because I live right near Waymo’s headquarters, this ... Read More
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Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected

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José was not alone. According to lawyers from across the New York region, in at least 33 other cases, unusually long Postal Service delays resulted in rejections of DACA applications, throwing the lives of their clients into frantic limbo. Lawyers in Boston and Philadelphia, which also send their applications to the Chicago processing center, say they have not seen evidence of an issue with the mail.... Read More
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Department of Defense’s ‘Hack the Pentagon’ Bug Bounty Program Helps Fix Thousands of Bugs

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The United States government doesn't get along with hackers. That's just how it is. Hacking protected systems, even to reveal their weaknesses, is illegal under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and the Department of Justice has repeatedly made it clear that it will enforce the law. In the last 18 months, though, a new Department of Defense project called "Hack the Pentagon" has offered real glimmers of hope that these prejudices could change. The government's lo... Read More
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Report: Overseas Wars Have Cost US $4.3 Trillion Since 2001

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Detected Closed Captioning: The United States Has Spent Nearly Five Trillion Dollars Fighting Overseas In The Sixteen Years Since The September 11th Attacks According To New Analysis From Costs Of War Released On November 7th The United States Wars In Iraq Afghanistan Pakistan And Syria And The Additional Spending On Homeland Security and The Department Of Defense And Veterans Affairs Since The 9/11 Attacks Totaled More Than Four Point Three Trillion Dollars In Current Dollars In The Report That Number Surged To Five Point Six Trillion Once Likely Costs Were Added For Fiscal Year 2018 Along With Estimated Future Spending On veterans That Would Mean That Overseas Conflicts Have Cost The Average American Taxpayer Twenty Three ... Read More
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Cardinals’ DeJong, Renowned Scientist Test Effects Of Heat On Baseball

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Detected Closed Captioning: In A Chemistry Lab At Long Island University Post An Alliance Between Sports And Science Is Born And If You squeeze It Noticed As Shock Wave Diffuse it's Out One Man Is A World-renowned Scientist Press It At Different Points and Look At The Stress Pattern The Other Has A Degree In Biochemistry And A PhD in Baseball Hold The Young As A Shortstop With The St. Louis Cardinals Mets Fans Will Remember Him The Rookie Became A Met Killer This Year And Led All Nationally Shortstops With 25 Home runs This Offseason He's Trading His jersey For A Lab Coat In High School I just Enjoy The Physics And Chemistry classes More Than I Enjoyed Reading Catcher In The Rye And If You Look At The Spectrum You See Someth... Read More
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ACS In Hot Seat Over Pre-K Death

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Detected Closed Captioning: Tonight The City Has No Answers For The family Of Three Year Old Elijah Silveira the Preschooler Who Died After Relatives Say He Was Given A Grilled Cheese sandwich At 7th Avenue Center For Family Services In Harlem Despite The School Knowing And Having Documented He Had A Severe Allergy To Dairy I Don't Know If It Can Be Avoided because We Don't Really Know What happens lorelei Vargas's Deputy Commissioner For early Care And Education For The Administration For Children's Services The Agency That Oversees The Center She Says Elijah's Deadly Exposure To dairy Was An Isolated Incident but Didn't Know If This AC S Early Learns Night Had A Protocol To Protect Or Save Children From A Severe Allergic R... Read More
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Bike Lane Problems Persist

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Detected Closed Captioning: An Evening Rush Hour Crunch The Driver Of This Car Left Hanging Friday Night On This Barrier To Protect New York City's Newest Bike Lanes Installed In September On Busy Northern Boulevard Between Douglaston Parkway And The Cross Island driving Up Some Say It Comes Out Of nowhere As Three Lanes Become Two With Concrete Dividers That Time And Time Again Drivers Wind Up Straddling So Far With No Serious Injuries You're Coming Off An Exit Of A Highway And Right Into a Bike Lane That Makes No Sense To Me At All This Section In North Of Olive Odd is At Rush Hour Is A Nightmare Before the Bike Lane Went In Now It's Even worse Last Month State Senator Tony Avella Of Queens Showed Us The Bike Lanes He Now ... Read More