How to spot an Instagram scammer

As a general rule, anyone who posts pictures of money and talks about investment opportunities is probably trouble. Those are the hallmarks of the “money flipper” scam, a criminal scheme that’s been troubling Instagram for years. The accounts boast of a mysterious investment system, posting cash and other luxury goods as proof that it works. Then, in a direct message, […]

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Clinton sees Trump ties to ‘alt-right’ dystopian ideology

Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a “disturbing alt-right” political philosophy that her campaign says presents “a divisive and dystopian view of America.” She’ll try to make the case in a speech Thursday in Nevada. Trump’s campaign counters that the GOP presidential nominee has never used the term “alt-right” and disavows “any […]

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Assange says WikiLeaks to release ‘significant’ Clinton campaign data

WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange said on Wednesday his organization planned to release “significant” information linked to the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the Nov. 8 election. Asked if the data could be a game-changer in the election, the Australian told Fox News in an interview conducted by satellite: “I think it’s significant. You know, it […]

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Obama says Trump will get classified briefings, but must protect secrets

Days after bluntly declaring Donald Trump unfit to be commander in chief, President Obama warned the Republican nominee on Thursday to watch what he says after he gets the traditional pre-election classified briefings. Obama told reporters in a rare press conference at the Pentagon that he would follow longstanding tradition and provide intelligence briefings to Trump and his rival, Democratic […]

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Kaleidescape’s high-end movie player business shuts down

If you’re familiar with Kaleidescape, it’s likely related to the company’s years-long battle with the DVD Copy Control Association over the right to sell disc-ripping movie servers. After a decade of legal wrangling, the parties settled two years ago with an agreement that effectively killed the DVD copying feature. Now, after making attempts to build pricey Blu-ray jukeboxes and a […]

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Hillary Clinton’s ‘Colin Powell did it’ defense of her email practices is just plain wrong

The New York Times’ Amy Chozick has a great scoop today regarding Hillary Clinton’s email practices while she was secretary of state. Here’s the crux: “Pressed by the F.B.I. about her email practices at the State Department, Hillary Clinton told investigators that former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell had advised her to use a personal email account … Separately, […]

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Donald Trump planning meeting with black and Latino activists

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is planning a Thursday morning meeting with Latino and African-American activists at his Manhattan headquarters in Trump Tower. The activists are fellows from the Queens, N.Y., office of the Republican Leadership Initiative, a program designed to train young, diverse recruits to be campaign field operatives. Multiple GOP sources confirmed plans for the meeting and characterized […]

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Clinton says U.S. presidential election an ‘alternative reality’

Democrat Hillary Clinton said on a late-night television show on Monday that sometimes she feels she is in an “alternative universe” in the U.S. presidential race against Republican Donald Trump. “I do feel sometimes like this campaign has entered into an alternative universe,” Clinton said on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. “I have to step into the alternative reality, answer questions […]

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