If Google+ Heads to the Grave, at Least It’ll Have Direction

Google’s social network may look a lot different after its leader departs. Google may be about to drastically alter its social plans with Google+, now that the executive in charge of the project, Vic Gundotra, is leaving the company. At least that’s what a couple of anonymous sources are telling TechCrunch. Gundotra announced his departure on Thursday, and TechCrunch says […]

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Faith for Hillary Website Launches

The group behind the website that went live on Friday morning, Faith for Hillary, is in the process of filing as a PAC, marking a strong push by Hillary Clinton’s religious supporters ahead of her potential presidential bid in 2016 The Faith for Hillary website went live on Friday morning, Faith Voters for Hillary, and the group behind it has […]

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Low-Level Drug Convicts Get New Route to Ask Obama For Clemency

The Obama Administration opens a door for non-violent drug offenders to reduce their sentences Non-violent federal inmates who have served at least 10 years of their prison term are eligible to participate in a new initiative to send more clemency requests to President Barack Obama, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Obama Administration has been working for years to […]

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Google, Amazon, Microsoft Plan $3.6M for Open Source Projects After Heartbleed Bug

Google, Amazon, Microsoft and at least nine other companies plan to contribute $100,000 or more per year over the next three years to the Core Infrastructure Initiative in the wake of the Heartbleed bug that targeted the free encryption protocol OpenSSL Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are among a collection of technology giants backing a $3.6 million effort to support open […]

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The Republican Woman Loses, Again

It’s starting to look like the GOP won’t have many female candidates left standing by November Voters in a Florida congressional district went to the polls Tuesday to elect a new representative following Trey Radel’s resignation this year after pleading guilty to cocaine possession. The winner was millionaire businessman and Tea Party darling Curt Clawson, who self-funded his campaign to […]

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Obama Lands in Tokyo On First Stop in Asia Tour

He begins a week-long tour of Japan, Malaysia, South Korea and the Philippines to reassure allies and position the U.S. as a regional leader President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo Wednesday evening on the first stop in a four-country tour intended to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to its Pacific allies. Obama will be visiting South Korea, Malaysia and the […]

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Syrian Government Accused of New Deadly Gas Attacks on Opposition

Opposition groups accuse the Bashar Assad regime of directing several deadly gas attacks at civilians this month. This comes despite a deal struck late last year to remove all chemical weapons from Syria Several alleged gas attacks on Syrian opposition groups this month have raised fears that forces loyal to embattled President Bashar Assad are continuing to use chemical weapons. […]

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