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Blockchain technology will have important regulatory benefits: Sheila Bair

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Published on Jan 22, 2018Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on bitcoin, the market environment facing investors and the Federal Reserve. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Kim Dotcom suing New Zealand government for damages

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Kim Dotcom, the founder of file-sharing site Megaupload, is suing the New Zealand government for billions of dollars in damages over his arrest in 2012.The internet entrepreneur is fighting extradition to the US to stand trial for copyright infringement and fraud. Mr Dotcom says an invalid arrest warrant negated all charges against him.He is seeking damages for destruction to his business and loss of reputation.Accountants calculate that the Megaupload group of companies would be worth ... Read More
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Graft Trial Begins for Former Top Adviser to Cuomo

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Preet Bharara, the United States attorney when the criminal complaint was unsealed, said at the time that there were “no allegations of any wrongdoing or misconduct by the governor anywhere in this complaint.”But Mr. Percoco and Mr. Cuomo were close political and personal allies for more than two decades, and Mr. Percoco’s presence in a federal courthouse has the potential to reflect badly on both Mr. Cuomo’s choice of friends and his choice of personnel.The allegations against Mr. Percoco involve g... Read More
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Andreessen Horowitz’s Spin Master Built Silicon Valley As You Know It

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In May 2015, The New Yorker published a profile of the Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen. In it, writer Tad Friend joined Andreessen in his living room to watch an episode of Halt & Catch Fire, the AMC drama chronicling the rise of personal computing in the early 1980s. The scene provided an intimate window into the billionaire’s home life. Friend described a powder room toilet so opulent it wasn’t immediately clear how to flush it; the rooms were grand to accommodate Andreessen’s gigantic presence. Friend chronicled the endearing flourish wit... Read More
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Romania: Tens of thousands protest against corruption

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Tens of thousands of Romanians have protested against changes to their judicial system.Demonstrators say the amended laws will make it harder to prosecute officials for corruption.The ruling party has been implicated in several fraud cases.Al Jazeera's Hannah Hockstar reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Apple hit with complaint by South Korean consumer group

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Apple chief Tim Cook has had a criminal complaint filed against him by a South Korean consumer group in the ongoing row over the slowdown of older iPhones.The firm is already reportedly facing legal action over claims of defrauding customers by making old phones slower without warning so people buy new ones.Advocacy group, Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty, accused Apple of destruction of property and fraud.Apple has denied deliberately shortening the life of its products. The group's Park Soon-jang said: "For the sake of its loyal fans, Apple has to take responsibility over th... Read More
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Malicious Chrome extension is next to impossible to manually remove

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MalwarebytesProving once again that Google Chrome extensions are the Achilles heel of what's arguably the Internet's most secure browser, a researcher has documented a malicious add-on that tricks users into installing it and then, he said, is nearly impossible for most to manually uninstall. It was available for download on Google servers until Wednesday, 19 days after it was privately reported to Google security officials, a researcher said. Once installed, an app called "Tiempo en colombia en vivo" prevents users from accessing the list of installed Chrome extensions by... Read More
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Location data is transforming every industry (VB Live)

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Prince Nasr Harfouche, a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP, joins this upcoming VB Live event to share how every industry can leverage location intelligence to transform their digital marketing strategy. Learn how location intelligence, incorporated into digital strategies, helps engage consumers in real time, increases brand loyalty, and provides actionable data.  Register here for free. The amount of user intelligence and precision location technology capabilities available today is skyrocketing. Pair that wit... Read More
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Tax axe finally falls on thousands of Bitcoin investors in India

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India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax department said.Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewellers are among those invested in bitcoin and other virtual currencies, tax officials told Reuters after gathering data from nine exchanges in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune.Governments around the world are grappling with how to regulate c... Read More
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What’s the downside to investing in bitcoin?

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Published on Jan 19, 2018North Island co-founder Glenn Hutchins on whether bitcoin can help transform the way people do financial transactions and the risk of investing in the cryptocurrency. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected C... Read More
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Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections

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Republicans, who have already been highlighting Mr. Menendez’s legal troubles, say they hope the corruption issue will hurt other Democrats in congressional races in New Jersey. The Democratic Party is targeting several Republican seats in the state as part of an effort to reclaim control of the House.“The top of the ticket always matters,” said Michael DuHaime, a Republican strategist. “I think Republicans would love a very competitive, strong race at the top.”... Read More
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No. 274: Out-of-the-Voxx thinking, a literal lightbulb moment, an Amazonian longshot and making waves in Hauppauge

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The end of the tunnel (and lights): Welcome to the blessed end of another work week. Today is Jan. 19 and the 135th anniversary of the first-ever electric lighting system employing overhead wires – Thomas Edison’s novel system started juicing Roselle, NJ, on this date in 1883. Speaking of bright ideas: The neon tube light was patented on this date, by inventor George Claude (1915), and the granddaddy of wordy board games, Scrabble, made its commercial debut (1955). Happy birthday: Dolly Parton (who turns 71) and Janis Joplin (who would have been 75). Now there’s a “Happy Birthday” duet we’d like to hear. What celebrity rendition of the birthday song is yo... Read More
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Cryptocurrencies are here to stay: Fmr. UBS Americas CEO

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Former UBS Americas CEO and Chairman Robert Wolf discusses where he sees the price of bitcoin heading in the future. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Google Chrome extensions with 500,000 downloads found to be malicious

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EnlargeICEBRG Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key weakness in what's widely considered to be the Internet's most secure browser. Google has since removed the extensions. Researchers from security firm ICEBRG stumbled on the find after detecting a suspicious spike in outbound network... Read More
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OnePlus is investigating reports of customers’ payment information being stolen

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OnePlus is investigating reports of customers’ credit card details being stolen after they bought goods from the smartphone maker online. The investigation began after a poll posted by users on OnePlus’ forums found that many customers had experienced the same problem. In the poll, 174 respondents said they had discovered fraudulent transactions on their cards after making a purchase from OnePlus. One customer who bought a OnePlus 5T wrote that he was alerted by the bank as someone tried to make an unauthorized purchase at Walmart... Read More
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Jeff Flake is an ‘intellectual,’ ‘political fraud’: Brent Bozell

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Detected Closed Captioning: BREITBART WOULD BE WHAT A LOT OF PEOPLE START TALKING ABOUT. NEIL: INTERESTING. THANK YOU, SIR. CHARLIE: ANYTIME. NEIL: REPUBLICAN SENATOR JEFF FLAKE IS PREPARING TRIBES ATTACK ON THE MEDIA. WHEN YOU GO DOWN THIS AVENUE, YOU ARE LOSING YOUR AUDIENCE VERY QUICKLY. THIS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, AND I THINK HE WOULD BE THROWN OUT OF HIS OFFICE ON CAPITOL HILL BY HIS COLLEAGUES. BUT THIS IS A MAN, JEFF FLAKE, WAS WORKING OVERTIME TO CURRY FAVOR WITH THE NATIONAL PRESS CORPS THAT DESPISE DONALD TRUMP OF RICHARD NIXON TO DECLARE SOMETHING WHAT I THINK ABOUT JEFF FLAKE. IN MY OPINION, JEFF FLAKE IS AN INTELLECTUAL FRAUD. HE STOLE THE TITLE OF CONSCIOUS CONSERVATIVE, THE BEST-SELLING POLEM... Read More
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A Child Abuse Prediction Model Fails Poor Families

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It’s late November 2016, and I’m squeezed into the far corner of a long row of gray cubicles in the call screening center for the Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) child neglect and abuse hotline. I’m sharing a desk and a tiny purple footstool with intake screener Pat Gordon. We’re both studying the Key Information and Demographics System (KIDS), a blue screen filled with case notes, demographic data, and program statistics. We are focused on the records of two families: both are poor, white, and living in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Both were referred to CYF by a mandated reporter, a professional who is legally required to report any suspicion that a child may be a... Read More
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How ARM is spreading into Windows PCs and the edge of the internet

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ARM executive Rene Haas is responsible for the shipment of billions of chips. As the executive vice president and president of IP Products Group at ARM, he interacts with the customers that license ARM’s product designs and use them in chips that are made in very large numbers. Thanks to ARM’s domination of smartphones, the company and its customers have shipped 120 billion chips to date. But there’s a big opportunity in the expanding internet of things, or making everyday objects smart and connected. As those devices become interoperable and voice-controlled, they need more computing power. And ARM is making sure that its processors are used to provide it.... Read More
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Second indictment for unlicensed LI plastic surgeon: AG

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An unlicensed plastic surgeon who was already under indictment for assault, grand larceny and unauthorized practice of medicine was arrested again, authorities said Friday. Brad Jacobs of Westbury, who was already charged with performing illegal surgeries on the  Upper East Side, was arrested on a 21-count indictment, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The charges surround “engaging in a massive disability insurance fraud and welfare fraud scheme,” according to a press release. Among the charges, Jacobs is alleged to have hid a continued illegal medical practice and income from his disability insurance carrier and the Nassau County Department of Social Services so that he could secure nearly $375,... Read More
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Visa will drop signature requirements for chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay in April

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Visa today announced that it will join MasterCard, American Express, and Discover in eliminating the need for signatures when making any EMV chip or contactless payment, starting this April. The change will enable North American users of Apple Pay, Google Pay (formerly Android Pay/Google Wallet), and Samsung Pay to complete Visa transactions with little more than an identity-authenticated touch of the device to a payment terminal. EMV chip and contactless payments generally rely on ... Read More
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LEGISLATURE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES “GOOD GOVERNMENT” REFORMS

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The Nassau County Legislature has unanimously voted to establish an office of the Inspector General, adding yet another layer of transparency to Nassau County government. The measure, which was the result of reconciliation of versions of the legislation introduced by the Republican majority and Democratic minority caucuses, was adopted at the final meeting of the Legislature’s 11th Term which ended on December 31st. The Inspector General will have sweeping powers to investigate corruption, waste and fraud in Nassau County government operations. The position will also have the authority to subpoena witnesses during the course of any investigations. In addition to creating the Inspector General position, the Legislature als... Read More
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The DeanBeat: The best of CES 2018 — ‘time machines,’ robot race cars, and … suitcases

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My trip to CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas, is over. I walked more than 75,000 steps (35 miles) to scout for the best products and ideas that will keep the tech industry humming. I won’t pretend that I hit all 2.6 million square feet of space and 4,000 exhibitors. I was impeded by my age, an unexpected torrential rain storm, and an unprecedented power outage that took down the giant Las Vegas Convention Center central and south halls for 90 minutes. But I came up with my list of the best of CES, and I hope you enjoy it. I like how some of these ideas come fro... Read More
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Japan has a new cryptocurrency-themed J-pop band

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If you prefer your J-pop bands to be a little bit more blockchain-y, we’ve got some great news! A new J-pop girl group from Japan is capitalizing on the recent hype surrounding bitcoin and singing about cryptocurrencies, as spotted by Quartz. The group’s name is Kasotsuka Shojo, which translates as Virtual Currency Girls. Each one of the eight members represents a different cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Cardano. The women are outfitted in maid dresses and l... Read More
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FBI use of dossier for FISA warrant is criminal contempt: James Kallstrom

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Published on Jan 11, 2018Former FBI assistant director James Kallstrom reacts to House lawmakers rejecting significant limits to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: RE... Read More
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ICE conducts raids at 7-Eleven stores

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The agency called the operation a followup to similar raids conducted in 2013.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75228/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: US Immigration And Customs Enforcement Officers Went Into Nearly 100 7-eleven Stores Across The Country Wednesday To Conduct Employment Audits Ice Arrested 21 People Suspected Of Being In The US Illegally The Agency Called The Raid The Largest Worksite Enforcement Operation Against An Employer Under President Donald Trump Ice Will Enforce The Law And If You Are ... Read More
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Experts: VA loan ‘churning’ can hurt vets … and the mortgage market

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The abusive practices of some lenders are hurting some veterans financially, experts told House lawmakers Wednesday, and their behavior could end up weakening the VA loan benefit and the overall mortgage market. The behavior is known as “home loan churning,” and it involves targeting VA loan users with an onslaught of mortgage-refinance solicitations, often shortly after they’ve closed on a home loan. Some borrowers have been convinced to refinance their loan multiple times in a year, without any financial benefit; fees atta... Read More
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GOP divided over Trump’s suggestion to bring earmarks back

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Detected Closed Captioning: CONSIDERABLY FROM APRIL OF 2008. IS THAT A WARNING SIGNAL? SOMETHING A LITTLE UNCOMFORTABLE AT THE PRESIDENT OPEN TO THE IDEA OF RESTORING EARMARKS. >> MAYBE YOU SHOULD START BRINGING BACK A CONCEPT OF EARMARKS THAT WILL BRING YOU TOGETHER, DO IT HONESTLY, GET STUART: YOU HEARD IT, LET'S HEAR FROM FORMER SENATOR TOM WAS THE PRESIDENT TALKING A LITTLE TONGUE-IN-CHEEK? >> HOW WELL DID THAT WORK, PUTTING $70 BILLION IN EARMARKS, PUT YOUR TAXPAYER MONEY AND SEND MONEY TO YOUR STATE TO MAKE YOURSELF LOOK GOOD, THERE IS A REAL ETHICAL PROBLEM WITH EARMARKS. >> EARMARKS IS A RARE PHENOMENON. IT GREW. IF YOU LOOK AT THE CHART OF EARMARKS, IT GREW EXPONENTIALLY FROM 1994 TO 2005. EXPONENTI... Read More
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Secret court document exposes state looting in Ukraine

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Al Jazeera Investigations has obtained a confidential Ukrainian court document detailing how former President Viktor Yanukovych stole $1.5bn. Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit on Wednesday released the 95-page document, in which the ruling to seize the money was made in May last year, but declared a state secret. Al Jazeera's Will Jordan reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: With New Family Leave Law, Savoring the Early Days

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Photo Diana Limongi Gabriele with her daughter, Sofia, at home in Astoria, Queens. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times Good morning on this defrosting Wednesday.... Read More
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Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

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“We are disappointed that Ms. Harris was indicted,” the lawyers said, noting that none of the charges were related to her conduct as a lawmaker.Photo The Legislature in Albany was in session on Tuesday, but Assemblywoman Harris was absent. Credit Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times ... Read More
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How the Government Hides Secret Surveillance Programs

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In 2013, 18-year-old Tadrae McKenzie robbed a marijuana dealer for $130 worth of pot at a local Taco Bell in Tallahassee, Florida. He and two friends had used BB guns to carry out the crime, which under Florida law constituted robbery with a deadly weapon. McKenzie braced himself to serve the minimum four years in prison. But in the end, a state judge offered McKenzie a startlingly lenient plea deal: He was ordered to serve only six months’ probation, ... Read More
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Google encourages shaming in group meetings: Fmr. engineer’s attorney

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Detected Closed Captioning: >> MY INTERPRETATION IS THEY THOUGHT IT WAS A CHALLENGE TO ORTHODOXY SO THEY SMEARED ME. THERE IS CONTINUOUS HARASSMENT AND CAREER SABOTAGE OF ANYONE WHO EXPRESSES A CONSERVATIVE VIEWPOINT. THERE IS CONSTANT SHAPING AND ATTACKS AGAINST WHITE MEN. IN SILICON VALLEY. IF YOU OPEN UP THAT YOU HAVE CERTAIN VIEWPOINTS, YOUR CAREER WILL BE AND TALKED. CHARLES: THAT WAS FORMER GOOGLE EMPLOYEE JAMES DAMORE AND HIS LAWYER. HE'S FILED A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FOR GOOGLE'S ALLEGED INTELL RONS TOWARDS WHITE INTERVIEW. GOOGLE PUT OUT A TAPE BEFORE THE SHOW WAS OVER. I WANTED TO GET BACK TO THIS. THE NOTION THAT SILICON VALLEY IS SOMEHOW INHERENTLY DISCRIMINATING AGAINST WHITE CONSERVATIVE MEN, WHAT IS THE BA... Read More
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‘I Feel Like My Skin Is Melting:’ Staten Island Acid Attack Victim Speaks To CBS2

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Detected Closed Captioning: CAR CRUSHED BY ICE IN SOJO. AND STEALING SUPER SANDY MONEY? THE FRAUD CHARGES A LOCAL LAWMAKER IS FACING. BUT FIRST -- THE WOMAN WHO SAYS A STRANGER ATTACKED HER WITH ACID. GOOD EVEN BEING. I'M DICK BRENNAN, IN FOR MAURICE DuBOIS. AND I'M KRISTINE JOHNSON. THE ATTACK CAME FROM OUT OF NOWHERE. THE BURNS THIS WOMAN SUFFERED ARE DISTURBING. AND SO IS THE FACT THAT THE ALLEGED ATTACKER IS STILL OUT THERE. ERIN JOINS US LIVE FROM STATEN ISLAND. ERIN? Reporter: DICK, KRISTINE, AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, THIS WOMAN IS IN PAIN, SHE'S SCARED. ASK SHE JUST WANTS TO OTHER WOMAN CAUGHT. LIZZY DUNNE TELLS ME SHE WAS WALKING HERE ON WOODROW ROAD, WHEN A WOMAN APPROACHED HER, WAS ASKING HER A LOT OF QUESTIONS AND BEFORE... Read More
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Brooklyn politician indicted on fraud and obstruction of justice

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Pamela Harris was arrested this morning and will be arraigned later today in Brooklyn federal court. Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2DbovDFSubscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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NY Assemblywoman Pamela Harris Indicted On Fraud, Witness Tampering Charges

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Detected Closed Captioning: Say Something When Pamela Harris Is Facing Federal Fraud Charges Federal officials Have Indicted Harris On 11 Counts Of Fraud And Witness Tampering Prosecutors Say Harris Scammed Government Agency Out Of Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars Meant For A Not For profit And Superstorm Sandy Recovery And Then Tried To Cover It Up Harris Who Represents Parts Of Brooklyn Including Coney Island And Bay Ridge Is Scheduled To Be Arraigned Later On Today ... Read More
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Bitcoin too speculative for investors’ retirement funds?

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Detected Closed Captioning: AMBITION TODAY. WE ARE GOING TO HAVE THAT STORY TAX REFORM, GOING BACK REGULATION IN THE BANK INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY. ALSO ASKING ABOUT HIS LATEST THOUGHTS ON DIGITAL CURRENT FEED THAT'S BEEN IN THE NEWS. >> LET ME ASK YOU ABOUT BITCOIN, ANOTHER FAMOUS COMMENT. >> WHICH I REGRET MAKING. I LOOK AT EVERYONE INDIVIDUALLY. BITCOIN WAS THAT THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE PEOPLE. I'M NOT INTERESTED IN THE SUBJECT OF MUCH AT ALL. LAUREN: MONDE INTERVIEW WITH JIMMY DUNN AT 6:00 EASTERN RIGHT AFTER OUR SHOW WITH MORNING TO MARIA. RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LIQUIDITY IN THE EVALUATION OF FUTURES CONTRACTS. CHIEF ECONOMIST JOINS US NOW. GOOD MORNING. WHAT IS YOUR REACTION TO THAT OF A CHANGED TONE? >&g... Read More
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Regret making bitcoin ‘fraud’ comment: Jamie Dimon

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Detected Closed Captioning: OF ANY INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS WE SEE. BACK IN SEPTEMBER HE CALLED BITCOIN A FRAUD. WE TALK ABOUT THOSE COMMENTS AS WELL AND HE CERTAINLY BACK TRACK WATCH THIS. MARIA: LET ME ASK YOU ABOUT BITCOIN. >> WHICH I REGRET MAKING. YOU CANNOT CRYPTO DOLLARS AND STUFF LIKE THAT. I SEE A LUCRATIVE ONE INDIVIDUALLY. AS ALWAYS BUT ABOUT THE GOVERNMENTS ARE GOING TO FEEL ABOUT BITCOIN. I HAD A DIFFERENT OPINION. I'M NOT INTERESTED IN THAT MUCH OF THE SUBJECT AT ALL. MARIA: SIR JOHN, HE WENT ON TO SAY HIS DAUGHTER BOUGHT BITCOIN AT $11 NOW SHE THINKS SHE'S A GENIUS. BY THE WAY, SHE OBVIOUSLY IS. JAMIE DIMON IS. HE SEEMS TO BE WAFFLING A LITTLE BIT ON THIS ONE. HE SAYS ON ONE HAND BLOCK CHAIN IS A REALLY IM... Read More
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Sprint reveals first self-charging digital payment card

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Sprint, partnering with Dynamics Inc., has come up with a battery-powered payment card. The card functions as a debit, credit, prepaid, multi-currency, or loyalty card, depending on the user’s preference. The card is the same size and shape as a normal credit card, but it has almost 200 internal parts including a cellphone chip and antenna, a battery and organic recharging chip for self-charging, a programmable magnetic strip, EMV chip, and contactless chip. Card profiles can be downloaded onto the card, and the card’s magnetic strip, EMV, and contactless chip can be programmed with the new data. The card has a 65,000-pixel display and UI, so a user can switch between different cards and screens. ... Read More
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Senior Citizen Activities – January 2018

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to enjoy the many activities that are scheduled to take place during January 2018 at Nassau County Senior Centers throughout the area. Additional information and reservations are available by calling the telephone number listed for the Senior Center where the activity is being held. FRANKLIN SQUARE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER  Wesley United Methodist Church, 619 Fenworth Boulevard, Franklin Square (516) 481-3322 Date: Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Time: 10:30 a.m. Program: Tai Chi Presenter: Patricia Gi... Read More
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Kaltura’s Dr. Shay David on TV’s persistent marketing challenges

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Marketing technology continues to progress at an almost exponential rate. The ability to reach customers exactly where they are with full personalization is a reality. But one medium continues to offer persistent challenges to digital marketers. TV. According to Magna — a research outlet for media firm IPG Mediabrands — digital ad sales grew to $209 billion in 2017, while TV ad sales only brought in $178 billion. In fact, the move from traditional channels to digital resulted in the most substantial decline ever recorded. This is partly because advertisers are getting more value from being able to target viewers using platforms such as HBO, and Hulu. It is als... Read More
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Compliance with Confidence: Introducing the 2018 Dealertrack Compliance Guide

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You know how important compliance is to your bottom line. We know how challenging it can be to balance today’s ever-changing regulatory environment with the day-to-day needs of your business. That’s why, for the last 13 years, ... Read More
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This credit card has a display and a cell phone connection

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Credits cards and debit cards have chips in them to ward off fraud. But Dynamics is introducing a new Wallet Card today that can run circles around that technology. The Wallet Card has support of a consortium of financial companies, including MasterCard, which led the last financing round for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Dynamics. The Wallet Card has a cell phone chip and most of the working parts of a computer, including a display — all inside a piece of plastic that looks like any other credit card. Dynamics is showing the Wallet Card this week at CES 2018, the big tech tr... Read More
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5 predictions for 2018: Blockchain bounty hunters and more

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I’ve been posting annual predictions on VentureBeat every year for the past 10 years, and I’m embarassed to say that I missed the mark badly on a couple of my predictions for last year. With the Internet of Things heating up and autonomous vehicles emerging, I thought we’d see intelligent highways in 2017. Wrong. And with so much movement in the FinTech sector, I was sure we’d see the launch of a global online-only bank last year. Wrong again. While that prediction fell short for 2017, though, it’s possible a startup like Beam will launch this year instead.... Read More
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The Oligarchs – Al Jazeera Investigations

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Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit unravels a high-stakes international plot hatched by powerful Eastern European oligarchs to make millions of dollars from a crooked deal. According to one Ukrainian analyst: “It sounds like an agreement between criminal bosses. You can sign it with your blood.” The scheme involves using a web of offshore companies and international lawyers to raid US$160 million dollars under the noses of the authorities. The money is effectively being stolen for a second time… the funds were initially frozen by Ukraine’s courts after its former president, Viktor Yanukovych, was discovered to have emptied the country’s treasury. The Oligarchs include an exiled g... Read More
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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Jan. 6, 2017

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‘From successful businessman to US President’: Trump slams ‘Fire & Fury’ book as ‘art of fiction’

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Donald Trump's Camp David address characterized by criticism of recently released 'Fire & Fury' book. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8wcfCOURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT h... Read More
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Trump’s short-lived voting fraud commission had no impact on election laws

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President Trump this week dissolved the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, a body that was supposed to root out and prevent suspected voter fraud after Trump’s unverified claim that “millions of people who voted illegally” cost him the popular vote in 2016. Jessica Huseman, a ProPublica reporter who has been following the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Michael Wolf’s book is The National Inquirer on steroids: David Bossie

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Detected Closed Captioning: GOOGLE, AMAZON, NETFLIX ALL-TIME HIGHS, LIZ? LIZ: THANK YOU NICOLE. REPUBLICAN TAX CUTS. AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM REPORTING OVER 932000 AMERICANS IN COUNTING ARE NOW GETTING SPECIAL BONUSES FROM THEIR BOSSES THANKS TO GOP TAX REFORM. THAT COMES TO ABOUT A BILLION DOLLARS IN CORPORATE BONUSES TO U.S. WORKERS. THIS AS THE TAX CUT TOOK EFFECT, MY NEXT GUEST LITERALLY WRECK THE BOOK ON PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLED LET TRUMP BE TRUMP CO- AUTHOR OF THAT BOOK AND FORMER TRUMP 2016 DEPUTY CAMPAIGN MANAGER DAVID BOSSEY. GOOD TO SEE YOU. >> THANKS FOR HAVING ME. LIZ: DAVID HEAR ME OUT FOR A ECONOMIC NONSENSE OF THE DEMOCRATS THE OBAMA-ERA WAS ALL ABOUT DEBT, DIVISION, DECLINING MIDDLE CLASS PRESIDENT TRUMP I... Read More
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Michael Wolff’s Trump tell-all ‘full of lies’: David Bossie

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Detected Closed Captioning: IN EVERY WAY COMFORTABLE WITH EVERYTHING I'VE REPORTED IN THIS BOOK. NEIL: ALL RIGHT, YOU KNOW WHAT I CAUGHT OF THAT? I HAVE RECORDINGS. I WONDER HOW MANY OF THE SO-CALLED 200 SOURCES THAT MICHAEL WOLFF USED WERE PUT ON TAPE. THAT BOOK IS OUT RIGHT NOW. ALL THE SENSATION RIGHT NOW. LET TRUMP BE TRUMP IS ANOTHER BOOK ON THE PRESIDENT. THAT AUTHOR DAVID BOSSIE JOINS US NOW. THIS CASTS THE PRESIDENT IN A VERY, VERY NEGATIVE LIGHT, AND THE PRESIDENT ISN'T ENTHUSED. DO YOU THINK HIS THREAT TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION ACTUALLY HELPED ITS SALES? >> NO, I DON'T, I THINK THIS IS A -- YOU KNOW, A BOOK THAT IS STRUCTURED LIKE THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER ON STEROIDS. THIS IS TABLOID TRASH, AND I GOT TO BE HONEST WITH... Read More
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Internet Users in China Expect to Be Tracked. Now, They Want Privacy.

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China has long had high levels of surveillance, from ubiquitous closed-circuit cameras in its big cities to the monitoring of much of its citizens’ online communications. But such efforts have proliferated as new technologies like facial recognition have begun to be rolled out and artificial intelligence has made crunching vast amounts of data much easier.For now, it is far from clear that this rising discomfort will give way to policy changes. Many Chinese people, even as they express concerns about how companies use... Read More
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Coinify raises $4.8 million to bring cryptocurrencies to retailers

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Coinify has raised $4.8 million to take cryptocurrencies to more retail locations and put them in automated teller machines. The investment was led by Nordic Eye and included SEED Capital and SEB Ventures. Coinify is already serving more than 60,000 merchants in Europe, enabling them to accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from shoppers as payment for everyday transactions. In the future, it also wants to power ATM withdrawals using Bitcoin or the 15 other cryptocurrencies held in blockchain wallets. More than 16 million cryptocurrency holders have wall... Read More
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Joe Biden condemns Trump’s handling of North Korea, hasn’t ruled out 2020

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In a wide-ranging interview with PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, former Vice President Joe Biden said he believes the U.S. is closer than ever to nuclear war, adding President Trump "undermines" the office of the president. He also talks about his latest book, "Promise me, Dad," which chronicles his son Beau's brain cancer diagnosis and death, and his own decision not to run for president in 2016.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Former Vice President Joe Biden Has Written A Book About The Death Of His Son Beau Two-and-a-half Years Ago From Brain Cancer. In It, He Writes About His Son's Illness, About His Work In The Obama Administration And His Decision Not To Run For President In ... Read More
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US Convicts Turkish Banker of Subverting Iran Sanctions

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Detected Closed Captioning: A U.S. Court Has Convicted A Turkish Banker Of Violating Sanctions On Iran In A Case That Has Damaged Turkish-American Relations. A New York Jury Found Mehmet Atilla, The Former Deputy Chief Executive Of Halkbank, Guilty On Five Counts Of Bank Fraud And Conspiracy On Jan. 3. Prosecutors Say Atilla Devised A Complicated Scheme To Subvert U.S. Sanctions On Iran And Funnel Iranian Oil Money Through U.S. Banks. Another Defendant In The Case, A Gold Trader Named Reza Zarrab, Made A Deal To Testify Against Atilla And Spent Nearly A Week Explaining To The Court How The Alleged Scheme Worked. He Even Implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan As Complicit In The Scheme. Meanwhile Erdogan's Spokesma... Read More
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Democrats won’t compromise on border wall, but want DACA deal

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Former Election Integrity Commission Vice Chair Kris Kobach explains why Democrats need to reach a bipartisan compromise with Republicans on the U.S.-Mexico border wall if they want to reach a deal on the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that provides amnesty to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children.Detected Closed Captioning: SOMETHING WAS DOCUMENTING ALIEN CHILDREN IN THIS COUNTRY, BUT YOU'VE GOT TO GIVE ME THE WALL AND THE BACK-AND-FORTH WAS SOMETHING LIKE THAT. SECRETARY OF STATE, CHRIS, GOOD TO HAVE YOU BACK. >> HOW WILL THIS GO. DEMOCRATS SAY NO ON THE WALL BUT THEY DON'T WANT TO SEE AN OPPORTUNITY WHERE THEY CAN'T GET SOME END ... Read More
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Official Defends Trump Voter Fraud Probe

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A former leader of President Donald Trump's controversial voter fraud commission says its dissolution means that Democrats will no longer have a seat at the table. (Jan. 4)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Lawyers seek to ease doctor’s sentence for Medicare fraud

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Even though a politically prominent Florida eye doctor was convicted of Medicare fraud, that doesn’t mean the federal government lost more than $100 million as prosecutors contend, his attorneys argued Wednesday as they tried to save him from a lengthy prison sentence. Dr. Salomon Melgen may have told Medicare he was treating patients for diseases they didn’t have but they did have other eye diseases and benefited from the treatment they received, attorneys Matthew Menchel and Josh Sheptow told U.S. D... Read More
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Trump dissolves voter fraud commission

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President Trump has dissolved the White House commission meant to investigate alleged voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) joined CBSN with his take on the president's decision.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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India’s national Aadhaar ID database reportedly breached after access was sold for $8

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(Reuters) — India on Thursday began investigating a report that access to its database of the identity details of more than 1 billion citizens was being sold for just $8 on social media, in what could be one of the giant program’s biggest security breaches. The Tribune newspaper said it had been able to buy login credentials to the Aadhaar database, allowing it to acquire information such as the names, telephone numbers and home addresses of millions of people. The paper said it bought access for as little as 500 rupees ($7.89) from someone on a WhatsApp social media group. The “case appears to be an instance of misuse,” said the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which runs the biomet... Read More
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Trump dissolves voter fraud commission amid controversy and state opposition

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After dozens of states refused to submit voter data to President Donald Trump’s controversial commission on election integrity, Trump decided on Jan 3 to dissolve the commission and place responsibility for voter fraud investigation in the hands of the Department of Homeland Security. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement citing the lack of cooperation as a central reason for the commission’s dissolution: ... Read More
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Uber sued over non-payment of ‘fraudulent’ mobile ads

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(Reuters) — A British mobile advertising agency has sued Uber to force the ride-hailing company to pay millions of dollars of bills that Uber had refused to pay after claiming that ads being generated were fraudulent. Fetch Media filed its lawsuit on Tuesday in the same California federal court where Uber had sued Fetch in September, accusing the agency of billing it for nonexistent, nonviewable or fraudulent ads, and failing to pass back rebates and commissions. Uber voluntarily dismissed that lawsuit on Dec. 22, two weeks after the case was reassigned to U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, and said it would instead pursue related claims in a San Francisco state court. Ad fraud, sometimes called c... Read More
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Trump ends commission on voter integrity

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The White House still stands by its position that there is "substantial evidence of voter fraud" in the 2016 presidential election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74989/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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Attorneys: Doctor’s Medicare fraud didn’t cost government

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Even though a politically prominent Florida eye doctor was convicted of Medicare fraud, that doesn’t mean the federal government lost more than $100 million as prosecutors contend, his attorneys argued Wednesday as they tried to save him from a lengthy prison sentence. Dr. Salomon Melgen may have told Medicare he was treating patients for diseases they didn’t have but they did have other eye diseases and benefited from the treatment they received, attorneys Matthew Menchel and Josh Sheptow told U.S. D... Read More
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How the “Original Internet Godfather” walked away from his cyber crime past

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Enlarge / Brett Johnson tears up when he mentions the FBI special agent who helped him quit online fraud.Dionysios Demetis This article was originally published on ... Read More
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Lawsuits Mount As Apple Manages Fallout From Revelation Of Slowed iPhones

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Enlarge this image Owners of iPhones from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Can Trump really drain the swamp?

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Published on Dec 29, 2017The Weekly Standard Executive editor Fred Barnes discusses the OpenTheBooks.com report and the problems President Trump faces when addressing the “swamp.” Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Ca... Read More
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GOP presents united front heading into 2018

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Published on Dec 29, 2017GOP fundraiser Noelle NIkpour, Fox News contributor Kat Timpf and Reason editor-at-large Matt Welch discuss whether Republicans will be unified and able to pass President Trump’s proposed agenda. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Will Democrats continue with their ‘resist’ strategy in 2018?

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Marc Lotter, former special assistant to President Trump, and Mark Penn, former Hillary Clinton 2008 campaign chief strategist, on Trump's first year in office, Democrats' strategy for upcoming elections and the political fallout from the Alabama US Senate race.Detected Closed Captioning: THAT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA, STATEMENT DURING HIS FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE. JOINING US NOW, FORMER SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT TRUMP. STRATEGISTS FOR HILLARY CLINTON FWOOIT CAMPAIGN CHIEF STRTH TO PRESIDENT CLINTONUPON CAMPAIGN, AUTHOR, OF -- >> HE HAPPY NEW YEAR. >> GOOD MORNING MARK I WANT TO START WITH YOU GOING TO START WHAT ARE HIGHLIGHTS? >> WELL, LOOK I THINK, THE PRESIDENT -- >>... Read More
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Stripe wants to modernize commerce for the internet age

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Back in 2010, Patrick and John Collison cofounded Stripe, which quickly gained a following thanks to how easily it let developers integrate a payment system with a few lines of code, something that financial tech giants like PayPal lacked at the time. More than seven years later, the Y Combinator alumnus has matured; its mission of helping developers process online payments has moved beyond transactions to tackle an even more important ... Read More
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Doug Jones’ Alabama Senate Win Certified

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Democrat Doug Jones was officially certified on Thursday as the winner of the Alabama Senate race, despite fraud claims by his opponent, Roy Moore. The Alabama State Canvassing Board reported no evidence of voting irregularities. (Dec. 28)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Israel Aerospace Industries boss to step down

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WASHINGTON — The head of Israel Aerospace Industries is stepping down after nearly six years at the post. Joseph Weiss became president and CEO of IAI in 2012, and he notably increased the number of new contracts signed across the globe to $5.5 billion in contracts in the past year and helped the company reach an order backlog of more than $11 billion, according to the release. ... Read More
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Markets in 2018 likely to grow, thanks to GOP tax reform

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Published on Dec 28, 2017National Taxpayers Union senior fellow Mattie Duppler, Ackman Ziff managing director Jason Meister and Wall street Journal editorial board member Mary O’Grady discuss whether the 2018 stock markets will mirror the record gains seen during 2017. Category License Standar... Read More
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Alabama election officials certify Jones

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Alabama election officials certified Democrat Doug Jones on Thursday as the winner of the state's highly watched U.S. Senate election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74838/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: Alabama Election Officials Certified Democrat Doug Jones On Thursday As The winner Of The State's Highly Watched US Senate Election Jones Pulled Off A massive Upset In Mid-december Edging Out Former Judge Roy Moore The Republican Faced Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations In The Month Before The Election ... Read More
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China begins regulating QR code payments

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In an attempt to cut down on fraud, China’s central bank has announced plans to begin regulating payments by QR codes, barcodes, and other scannable codes. The regulations will initially cap payments by traditional QR codes to 500 yuan, or about $76 USD. When additional security measures are applied, the cap can raise to 5,000 yuan, or around $765 USD. At an even higher security level, banks and payment processors are given discreti... Read More
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Are tax cuts on the way in New York?

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Detected Closed Captioning: >> WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE THE NEW YEAR BLAKE BURMAN LIVE AT THE WHITE HOUSE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, FOR MORE ON THIS, WE'VE GOT A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE WITH US FORMER SMALL BUSINESS OWNER AS WELL CONGRESSWOMAN CLAUDIA OF NEW YORK CONGRESSWOMAN. >> GOOD MORNING. >> NEW YORK, ONE OF THE HIGHEST PROPERTY TAX STATES IN THE COUNTRY, THIS IS YOUR DISTRICT HOW ARE YOUR CONSTITUENTS REACTING TO THIS NEWS THIS MORNING? ACCOUNT SUPERVISORS TAX COLLECTORS WHAT TO DO LOOK AT FACTS. DOUBLING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION NEW TAX BILL HAS DONE, IS GOING TO ELIMINATE MOST ITEMERS, PEOPLE WHO DECK PROPERTY TAXES USE TO ITEMIZE BEFORE NEW TAX BILL 30% OF DISTRICT WITH NEW TAX BIL... Read More
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Moore trying to block special election result

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Moore filed a complaint in the Circuit Court of Montgomery, Alabama. He wants to delay certifying the election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74830/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: ROI More Still Won't Concede In Alabama special Election More Posted On His Facebook Page Late Wednesday That He Filed A Complaint In The Circuit Court Of Montgomery Alabama He Wants Officials To Postpone Certifying The Election because He Says There's Reason To Believe Election Fraud Occurred More Lost The Race To Democrat Doug ... Read More
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Tech 2017: BBC News Online’s biggest technology stories

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For many, 2017 will be defined by fake news and the fight-back against it. Others will point to the blog that uncovered sexism and sexual harassment at Uber, helping force the resignation of the ride-hailing firm's founder and paving the way for other controversies to be uncovered.Gamers may prefer instead to celebrate Nintendo's revival thanks to its Switch console, and motorists to highlight Elon Musk's desire to electrify the trucking industry.But you, BBC Tech's readers, focused your attention elsewhere - at least as far as our figures on what you clicked on suggest.Below are the stori... Read More
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LaGrange: It’s reassuring how Laura Curran gets it

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The three reasons why Laura Curran coasted into the Nassau County Executive’s office: First, rampant corruption and a dysfunctional GOP both locally and in DC have voters looking for a cool change. Second, the Nassau County Executive-elect had a wave of angry women campaigning for her. Curran ran an organized camp with a message that resonated. Third, the Long Island Federation of Labor got behind her. This wasn’t a fully federated effort though since some unions went with Republican Senator Jack Martins. A few locals in the Building Trades got behind their employer, Martins, who ran a construction company. Then all the Nassau public employee unions went with Martins too: the cops, CO’s, and the CSEA. Some in Nassau ... Read More
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2 investors, including ‘Twilight’ backer, convicted of fraud

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Two tech entrepreneurs, including a man who invested in the film studio that made the “Twilight” movies, were convicted of fraud on Tuesday in New York. A federal jury convicted Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, 45, and Omar Amanat, 44, of all charges after a six-week trial. The convictions stemmed from the men’s role in the technology startup Kit Digital. U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe revoked Amanat’s bail after Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Griswold said he was a flight risk and that he could face over a decade in prison. Gardephe agreed a “substantial” sentence was likely. The men were convicted of charges they deceived shareholders of Kit Digital from 2010 to 2012 by falsely inflating the company’... Read More
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Voter fraud commission clears legal challenge

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A lawsuit challenging the voter fraud commission's plan to collect voter data was dismissed by an appeals panel.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74780/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 And Donald Trump's Voter Fraud commission Has Cleared A Legal Hurdle Keeping It From Gathering Info From Millions Of Voter Records Around The u.s. The Commission's Plans Were Challenged In Court By The Advocacy Group Epic Or Electronic Privacy Information Center The Group Argued The Commission Had To Assess Any Potenti... Read More
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Bitcoin becoming more risky because of Wall Street’s involvement?

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Published on Dec 26, 2017Moody's Managing Director John Lonski and Meraglim Chief Global Strategist Jim Rickards on the state of the markets and concerns of a bitcoin bubble. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning:... Read More
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Is Liberia on a path to a democratic transition of power?

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It's the end of an era for Africa's first female president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. After serving two terms, the Nobel Peace laureate is stepping down. There are two men who are running to replace her. Liberians went to the polls on Tuesday in a run-off vote that was delayed over allegations of fraud in October's first round. And if the result of this elections holds, it will mark the first time in 73 years, there's been a democratic transition of power. But how will this vote enhance democracy in a country that has seen its share of violence. And what will it mean for the region?Presenter: Hashem AhelbarraGuests:Henry Boyd Flomo - Director of Communicatio... Read More
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How to stop losing revenues and players to cyberattacks

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The video game market has grown to $116 billion worldwide, and that makes it a big target for cyber criminals. Sony felt the sting of cyberattacks in 2011 when hacktivist group Anonymous took down its PlayStation Network. That forced Sony’s CEO to apologize to all of the company’s game customers. ... Read More
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Kremlin investigating calls for election boycott

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Putin critic Alexei Navalny is calling for Russians to boycott next year's presidential election because the Kremlin won't let him run.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74764/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 Kremlin Says It's Going To Look Into Whether It's Illegal For A Prominent Critic Of Russian President Vladimir Putin To Call For An Election Boycott Alexei Navalny Is Calling For Russians To Boycott Next Year's Presidential election Because The Kremlin Won't Let Him Run The Electoral Commission Says It... Read More
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Looking for signs the Bitcoin panic is over

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A remarkable 2017 for Bitcoin turned into stomach-churning terror for investors just before the holiday weekend when the cryptocurrency had its worst week of trading in four years. While exact values can vary by exchanges, the value of Bitcoin has exploded from around $1,000 at the start of the year to about $20,000 in mid-December. Suddenly, everyone from serious investors to casual hobbyists who had bought Bitcoin as a novelty had a windfall on their digital ledgers. Then last week arrived. The value plunged below $12,000 at one point, including a 30 percent drop on Friday. Just as the rise in value didn’t have a clear rationale, neither did the crash. Were investors simply diversifying? Had something spooked the... Read More
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Russia bars Navalny from running

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Russia's electoral commission is blocking Putin critic Alexei Navalny from running in the country's presidential election next year.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74754/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: Hooten Critic Alexei Navalny 'he's Presidential Aspirations Were Always A longshot But His Campaign Has Been officially Quashed By The Kremlin During his Campaign Kickoff Event Navalny Got More Than Enough Signatures To Technically Put Him On The Ballot In March 2018 But After Navalny Submitted His Paperwork... Read More
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Russian opposition leader Navalny files presidential candidacy papers

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has submitted the documentation needed to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election.But there are serious doubts about whether his name will be on the ballot paper. He's always said his 2014 fraud conviction was politically motivated. But the Kremlin is using it to bar him from the race.Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.... Read More
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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Dec. 23, 2017

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Detected Closed Captioning: ELEPHANTS COME INTO CONTACT WITH ELEPHANTS COME INTO CONTACT WITH ELEPHANTS COME INTO CONTACT WITH PEOPLE; AND A FILMMAKER TRIES TO PEOPLE; AND A FILMMAKER TRIES TO PEOPLE; AND A FILMMAKER TRIES TO MAKE SENSE OF THE OPIOID MAKE SENSE OF THE OPIOID MAKE SENSE OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN HIS HOMETOWN. EPIDEMIC IN HIS HOMETOWN. EPIDEMIC IN HIS HOMETOWN. NEXT ON PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND. >> "PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND" IS >> "PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND" IS >> "PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND" IS MADE POSSIBLE BY: MADE POSSIBLE BY: MADE POSSIBLE BY: BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ. BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ. BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ. THE CHERYL AND PHILIP MILSTEIN... Read More
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Judge: Voter fraud panel kept intel from member

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A federal judge says it appears panel members have been withholding information from one Democrat.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74729/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: a US District Court Says President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission On Election Integrity Has To Grant More Access To One Of Its Democratic Members According To The Ruling The Voter Fraud Panel Appears To Have Been Denying Information To Maine Secretary Of State Matt Dunlap The Judge Highlighted Three Separate Times Dunlap Was Not Given Suf... Read More
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Ala.’s Senate race results to be certified soon

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Roy Moore is raising money to investigate voter fraud, and Doug Jones has already set up a transition website.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74724/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 Results Of Alabama's High-profile Senate Election Will Be Certified December 28th Roy Moore Hasn't Conceded As Of Saturday Morning He Lost To Democrat Doug Jones By More Than 20,000 Votes But Floated The Idea Of A Recount And Started Raising Money To Investigate Voter Fraud The Montgomery Advertiser Notes That Republican Offic... Read More
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Oprah’s Warning About Phony Accounts

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Tax Bill Signed Into Law

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President Donald Trump signed the biggest tax overhaul in decades into law Friday morning, minutes before leaving for the Christmas holiday. The new tax plan marks a major victory for the president and the fulfillment of a central campaign promise. CBS2's Jessica Moore has the latest.Detected Closed Captioning: Alice Christine President Trump Calls The 1.5 Trillion Dollar Tax Package An Incredible Christmas Gift For Hardworking Americans And While A Handful Of Major Companies Are Passing Out Celebratory Employee Bonuses governors Of New York And New Jersey Are devising Their Plan To Fight Back This is Something I'm Very Proud Of Great For Our Country Great For The American People Thank Yo... Read More
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Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones

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Two class action lawsuits have been launched against Apple in the US following the tech giant's admission that it slows down older models of the iPhone as they age.Apple has said that it did this to "prolong the life" of the devices and maximise diminishing battery power.The lawsuits were filed in California and Chicago by groups of ... Read More
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New York City’s Bold, Flawed Attempt to Make Algorithms Accountable

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The end of a politician’s time in office often inspires a turn toward the existential, but few causes are as quixotic as the one chosen by James Vacca, who this month hits his three-term limit as a New York City Council member, representing the East Bronx. Vacca’s nearly four decades in local government could well be defined by a bill that he introduced in August, and that passed last Monday by a unanimous vote. Once signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, the legislation will establish a task force to examine t... Read More
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Trump Commutes Sholom Rubashkin’s 27-Year Prison Sentence

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Rubashkin was the executive of what was the largest kosher meat-processing company in the U.S.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74657/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 Commuted The 27 Year Prison Sentence Of Shalom Rubbish Caen A Statement From The White House Said Trump's Decision Was Based On Expressions Of Support From Members Of Congress And A Broad Cross-section Of The Legal Community Rubicund Ran What Was The Largest Kosher Meat Processing company In The US The Plant Was Raided By F... Read More
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Celebration As Rubashkin Freed From Prison

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Published on Dec 21, 2017President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, a kosher meat processing company operator from Brooklyn who had been convicted of bank fraud in Iowa. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More