Arizona Republicans Want To Prosecute Protesters The Same Way They Do Terrorists

The Republican-led Arizona state Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would permit the government to seize protesters’ assets and prosecute them under a racketeering law designed to target organized crime. If the measure passes in the GOP-controlled state House and is signed into law, protesting in Arizona would be on par with terrorism. There’s no evidence of any paid protest movement. The legislation is written in a way that would allow protesters to be charged ― even if they don’t do anything. As the Arizona Capitol Times reports, racketeering laws permit police to arrest people for planning to commit a crime ― before anything has actually happened.

February 24, 2017 01:05 UTC

Some witnesses say Kansas bar shooting was racially motivated

Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly started shooting in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others, in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated. Alok Madasani, 32, and Ian Grillot, 24, were hospitalized and are in stable condition, they said. The Linked-in accounts for Kuchibhotla and Madasani say that they were engineers working at GPS-maker Garmin and had studied in India. "From what I understand when he was throwing racial slurs at the two gentlemen (Kuchibhotla and Madasani), Ian (Grillot) stood up for them," Bohnen said. The bar where the shooting took place was closed Thursday, with a sign in the door that said it would remain closed indefinitely.

February 24, 2017 00:42 UTC

'If That Happens…': Everyone Is Buzzing About the Bomb Ted Cruz Just Dropped at CPAC

By Kevin Daley | Daily CallerTexas Sen. Ted Cruz anticipates another vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court will arise in a matter of months. “I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy this summer,” Cruz said at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday. “If that happens, as much as the left is crazy now, they will go full Armageddon meltdown because the next vacancy is where we’ll have the ability to act and restore basic constitution protections.”READ THE FULL STORY AT THE DAILY CALLER! RELATED:Ted Cruz at CPAC: Thank You, Harry Reid, for the ‘Most Conservative Cabinet in Decades’By Andrew Eicher | CNSNews.comHolding a “Conversation about the Constitution” with talk-radio host Mark Levin at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), thanked former Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) for curbing the ability of the Senate to filibuster the confirmation of presidential appointments. “It is a direct result of Harry Reid,” Sen. Cruz said, “that we now have the most conservative cabinet in decades.”READ THE FULL STORY AT CNSNEWS.COM!

February 24, 2017 00:32 UTC

Clash Of The Titans: Alphabet's Waymo Sues Uber Claiming Technology Theft

Waymo on Thursday filed a suit against Uber and its Otto self-driving tech unit in federal court in San Francisco, claiming the ride-hailing giant stole its patents and trade secrets. The company learned of this after a supplier to Waymo sent it images of a LiDAR circuit board, presumably from Uber, that resembled its own. Using a Google-issued laptop, “he downloaded 9.7 GB of Waymo’s highly confidential files and trade secrets, including blueprints, design files and testing documentation. Months before the mass download of files, Mr. Levandowski told colleagues that he had plans to “replicate” Waymo’s technology at a competitor. “Our parent company Alphabet has long worked with Uber in many areas, and we didn’t make this decision lightly,” Waymo said.

February 24, 2017 00:15 UTC

Alphabet’s Waymo Sues Uber Over Self-Driving Car Secrets

Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s heated rivalry with Uber Technologies Inc. over self-driving cars has spilled into the courthouse, after the internet giant sued the ride-hailing company for allegedly stealing trade secrets to jump-start its own autonomous vehicle program. Anthony Levandowski, a former key manager in the Google self-driving car project, is accused of secretly downloading 14,000 files before departing Alphabet last year...

February 24, 2017 00:00 UTC



Galaxy S8 Release Date Revealed By Samsung?

Leaked Galaxy S8 designs reveal this will be Samsung’s biggest smartphone upgrade in years. Interestingly ETNews has also attained the release date for the LG G6, saying it will launch on March 10th - beating Samsung to market by 42 days. Because while a number of industry reports claim an April release would mean Samsung is late to market, historically nothing could be further from the truth. Which leads us to the one concern about the Galaxy S8 release: price. Either way, we won’t have long to find out…___Follow Gordon on Twitter, Facebook and Google+More On ForbesGalaxy S8 Design ‘Confirmed’ In First Leaked ImagesGalaxy S8 Leak Reveals Samsung’s Expensive SecretsSamsung Suddenly Confirms ‘Galaxy S8 Plus’Galaxy S8 Leaks Deliver The First Bad NewsGalaxy S8 Triple Leak Reveals Exciting New Design

February 23, 2017 23:41 UTC

In a shift, prominent congressional Republicans in short supply at CPAC

White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, left, and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland on Feb. 23. Nine U.S. House members are on the roster of speakers. Nor is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who famously presented a colleague with a gun at CPAC in 2014. The relationship between Trump and congressional Republicans has been uneasy during the first few weeks of his presidency. The House members speaking at CPAC include Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), who participated in a panel discussion titled “FREE stuff vs FREE-dom: Millennials’ Love Affair with Bernie Sanders.”Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Tex.

February 23, 2017 23:30 UTC

What Every Start-Up Entrepreneur Can Learn From America's Hottest New Wine

Cohn likes to book his hotels online at the last minute, sometimes while he’s idling in the parking lot. He flies back-of-the-bus coach religiously, purposefully picking the least expensive routes and flight times while he’s crisscrossing the country. None of this befits the bespoke image of one of America’s hottest new winemakers, whose Bellacosa Cabernet Sauvignon recently snagged some of the wine world’s most coveted “Best Of” ratings last year—barely 16 months after Cohn launched his new namesake brand Daniel Cohn Wine Company in October 2015. “They think selling wine means hanging around all day pouring glasses and eating steak and oysters every night. If anyone only knew that I’m shacking up at the local HoJos right now and throwing back a $2 burrito.

February 23, 2017 23:27 UTC

Time Warner to Sell TV Station Amid AT&T Merger

Time Warner Inc. agreed to sell its Atlanta television station to Meredith Corp. for $70 million, removing a significant factor that could have prompted the Federal Communications Commission to review Time Warner’s $85 billion sale to AT&T Inc. The FCC’s new chairman, Ajit Pai, hasn't yet said whether he plans to have the agency review AT&T’s acquisition and declined to comment on what impact the Atlanta station sale might...

February 23, 2017 23:26 UTC

What It Means When You Dream About Being Naked In Public

You’re at the office and everything is normal... Until you get up during a meeting to give a presentation and you realize you are totally naked. Most psychologists agree it probably doesn’t represent a literal desire to be naked in public, but more likely is related to being embarrassed about something about yourself that other people don’t know about you. But neuroscientists and psychologists are convinced that, apart from meaning, dreams serve an important role in maintaining our mental and emotional health. And a pivotal study from 1960 from the “father of sleep medicine” William Dement, professor emeritus of psychology and sleep medicine at Stanford University’s Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, documented the detrimental effects of not dreaming. Watch The Telegraph’s video above to hear psychologist and dream analyst Ian Wallace’s interpretation of what it means to dream about being naked in public.

February 23, 2017 23:26 UTC

Man shouts 'get out of my country' before killing one man and injuring two at Kansas bar, witnesses say

Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after they say he opened fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others, but authorities declined to say whether the attack was racially motivated. The Kansas City Star, citing witnesses, reported that the suspect uttered racial slurs and yelled “get out of my country” before he opened fire. The Linked-in accounts for Kuchibhotla and Madasani say they were engineers working at GPS-maker Garmin, and that they had studied in India. Bartender Garret Bohnen told the Kansas City Star that Kuchibhotla and Madasani stopped at Austins for a drink once or twice a week. “From what I understand, when he was throwing racial slurs at the two gentlemen [Kuchibhotla and Madasani], Ian [Grillot] stood up for them,” Bohnen said.

February 23, 2017 23:21 UTC

White House Opens Door To Crackdown On Recreational Marijuana

White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested during a press conference Thursday that the federal government may crack down on states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Spicer explained that President Donald Trump sees the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana as two distinct issues. When it comes to medical marijuana, Spicer indicated that the president understands the importance of the drug’s availability, especially to those facing terminal diseases. But when it comes to recreational use, Spicer had a very different take, connecting recreational marijuana use to the opioid crisis currently ravaging the nation. When asked if the federal government will take action around recreational marijuana, Spicer said, “That’s a question for the Department of Justice.

February 23, 2017 23:20 UTC

Forget Nigerian Princes, Scammers Offer Fake Razer eSports Sponsorships To Twitch Streamers

Such was the case recently when streamers using the Twitch platform found an email in their inbox from "Razorzonesponsorship@gmail.com." The emails seem to offer streamers lucrative Razer eSports sponsorships after having been selected by "scout agents." While the company does use "Razerzone" as their domain name, Razer is registered as Razer USA Ltd. and does business as Razer Inc.Red Flag #3: Razer's eSports platform, Team Razer, is not mentioned. Besides, if you really want a shot at joining Team Razer, all you've got to do is ask! If you think you have what it takes, head over to the Team Razer home page and you can fill out an application to be considered right now.

February 23, 2017 22:58 UTC

ELeague Street Fighter V Invitational Set To Launch This Spring With $250,000 Prize

Per a press released provided to Forbes, the first-ever Street Fighter V Invitational will begin on March 27 with preliminary rounds, and it will run through March 30. It will feature 32 of the best SFV players in the world. The 32 professional SFV players will be chosen based on their standings on the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour. The other 16 players will gain entry upon receiving a special invitation from Capcom, the publisher of the Street Fighter series. Live competitions will be held on the following dates, with each broadcasting live on TBS and Twitch at 10 pm ET.

February 23, 2017 22:50 UTC

Fugitive Technology Executive Sentenced to 30 Months for Stock-Options Backdating Scandal

Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, a fugitive technology executive who fled to Africa for a decade rather than face criminal charges in a stock-options backdating scandal, was sentenced Thursday in Brooklyn federal court to 30 months in federal prison, the longest sentence ever imposed in such a case. Mr. Alexander, 64 years old, had pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud after having returned from living in Namibia, and he faced up to...

February 23, 2017 22:41 UTC



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