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Stella pounds East Coast as residents prepare for historic storm – USA TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The classic nor’easter will impact tens of millions of people. USA TODAY The Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park is covered in ice and snow as Winter Storm Stella pounds the East Coast.(Photo: Timothy A. Clary, AFP/Getty Images) Stella began pounding the East Coast with its icy wrath Tuesday, dropping steady snow in the New York and Washington D.C. regions as residents prepared…

New wrinkle on President Trump’s claims of Obama wiretapping at Trump Tower – CBS News

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

WASHINGTON – The White House has yet to provide any evidence to back President Trump’s claim that President Obama tapped his phone during the campaign. On Monday, the story changed, with Mr. Trump’s spokesman saying the alleged eavesdropping may not have involved a telephone. How it happened: A timeline of Trump’s wiretapping accusation President Trump again ignored questions about what evidence he has to back up a week-old claim on twitter…

Justice department asks for more time to collect evidence on Trump wiretap claims – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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Officials say pirates hijack freighter in latest test for Trump – Fox News

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said Tuesday, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel there since 2012. The area where the hijacking occured is overseen by the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, which is based in Bahrain. It was not immediately clear what the pirates’ intentions are, but it may become one of the Trump administration’s…

Sure, slap an Android touchscreen on some headphones. Why not? – The Verge

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Look: I’m not saying that the Vinci headphones, which puts a full touchscreen interface on wireless headphones, are a good idea. But they are definitely an idea that managed to raise over a million dollars on Indiegogo. The idea is simple: you just want your music on your headphones instead of on your phone, but really you also want Spotify and the only good way to do that is to…

2 ways to keep your MacBook from falling asleep – CNET

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MacOS lets you set a time for how long your MacBook‘s display stays on during a period of inactivity before it shuts off to reduce energy usage and increase battery life. You’ll find a slider that goes from 1 minute to Never in the Energy Saver panel of System Preferences. There’s a slider for when you are running on battery power and another for when you are using the power…

Affordable Care Act revision would reduce insured numbers by 24 million, CBO projects – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

House Republicans’ proposal to rewrite federal health-care law would more than reverse the gains the Affordable Care Act has made in the number of Americans with health insurance, while curbing the federal deficit, according to a widely anticipated forecast by congressional budget analysts. The analysis, released late Monday afternoon by the Congressional Budget Office, predicts that 24 million fewer people would have health coverage over the coming decade, nearly doubling…

White House Says Trump’s Wiretap Claim Was Meant More Broadly – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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Winter storm warning in Washington: What to expect and answers to frequent questions – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

* Winter storm warning for areas along and west of Interstate 95 in D.C. area, including the District, 7 p.m. Monday to 2 p.m. Tuesday | Winter weather advisory in Stafford, Charles, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties |  School closures and delays  * (This post, originally published at 11:50 a.m., was updated to include Capital Weather Gang’s winter storm impact scale ratings at 1:30 p.m. It was updated at…

White House insists public can trust Trump’s words – Politico

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The president’s habit for making claims without evidence is putting press secretary Sean Spicer on the defensive. By Eli Stokols and Nolan D. McCaskill 03/13/17 02:57 PM EDT Updated 03/13/17 06:32 PM EDT President Donald Trump should be taken literally and seriously, but only “if he’s not joking,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer explained Monday. Spicer did not say how to tell what is and isn’t a joke. Story…

Population declining in Rep. Steve King’s district – The Hill

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) set the cable news world alight Sunday with a controversial tweet belittling immigrants and siding with a Dutch politician who has been convicted of hate speech.  But the tweet belied a reality of economic stagnation in rural America: King’s district is dying. King’s district covers 39 counties north and west of Des Moines. It is among the least diverse districts in America, with a population that is more…

Microsoft Monday: Features Removed In Windows 10 Creators Update, Cortana Revamp, So.cl Shuts Down – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Terry Myerson, EVP of the Windows and Devices Group, unveiling the Windows 10 Creators Update in New York. (Amy Sussman/AP Images for Microsoft) Microsoft Monday is a weekly column that focuses on updates in regards to the Redmond giant. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about features removed from the Windows 10 Creators Update, the So.cl social network shutting down, Teams being released tomorrow, flash support being added to the…

Microsoft Wants You to Sample Apps Before Buying Them – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Microsoft has had it with the many crummy apps and games that detract from the good ones. The technology giant said last week that a new feature intended to reduce low-quality apps on its Windows online store is now available to developers to test. The feature, called Playable Ads, lets people interact and play with an app without having to actually download the software to their smartphones or personal computers….

Tillerson Used ‘Alias’ Email for Climate Messages, NY Says – Bloomberg

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New York says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used an email alias to discuss climate change while he was chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp.: Wayne Tracker. Tillerson sent messages from the account to discuss the risks posed by climate change, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a court filing about his office’s fraud investigation of the company. Tillerson, whose middle name is Wayne, used the Wayne Tracker…

OUTRAGE! Artist Meticulously Carving Food Makes Internet Angry – ABC15 Arizona

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

PHOENIX –   Japanese artist Gaku invests lots of time into his ultra-detailed works of art, just like any normal artist would do. Except the Internet is mad this particular artist for such a strange reason! Watch the video above to see why the Internet is so angry at this artist! Gaku practices Mukimono, the Japanese art of food carving. The form originates from the ideology of slowing down to appreciate food…

Microsoft to start previews of on-premises Dynamics 365 for Operations in April – ZDNet

Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Starting next month, Microsoft will begin offering a preview of an on-premises/local version of its Dynamics 365 for Operations ERP product. Microsoft announced Dynamics 365 for Operations — a rebranding of Dynamics AX 7 and part of the Enterprise version of its newly combined Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP application bundle — in July 2016. At that time, officials said Microsoft would continue to offer on-premises versions of its Dynamics…

Northeast Snowstorm: How Much Are We Getting? – New York Times

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek second referendum – BBC News

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Media captionNicola Sturgeon says a second independence referendum will be called between autumn 2018 and spring 2019 Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. Ms Sturgeon said she wanted a vote to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of the following year. That would coincide with the expected conclusion of the UK’s Brexit negotiations. The Scottish…

GOP healthcare bill hangs in the balance – The Hill

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

House Republicans are taking fire from all sides as they seek to push through their plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanRepublicans rebuke King for racial remarks GOP senator decries ‘mythical’ House ObamaCare strategy GOP, Trump must pull down state barriers in ObamaCare replacement MORE (R-Wis.) has guaranteed the bill will pass Congress, but it won’t be a smooth…

New surveillance video of Michael Brown sparks protests – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

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