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Hillary Clinton marches in Memorial Day parade

Hillary Clinton marched in the rainy Chappaqua Memorial Day Parade on Monday alongside former President Bill Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

In a tweet, the former secretary of state and presidential candidate posted a photo and wrote, “A rainy but wonderful morning march in the Chappaqua Memorial Day Parade. Thinking of our veterans who gave their lives for this country.”—More…

By News on the Net -- Washington Examiner- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Here’s what Pope Francis and Justin Trudeau talked about

Vatican City, May 29, 2017 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a private audience which focused on religious freedom as well as reconciliation with native people of Canada.

According to a brief May 29 communique from the Vatican, Pope Francis and Prime Minister Trudeau conversed on the topics of integration and reconciliation with indigenous people, as well as religious liberty and current ethical issues.— More…

By News on the Net -- Catholic News Agency- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

How to Save Your Digital Soul

I’ve met Nikhil Jain in the flesh, and now, on the laptop screen in front of me, I’m looking at a small animated version of him from the torso up, talking in the same tone and lilting accented English—only this version of Jain is bald (hair is tricky to animate convincingly), and his voice has a robotic sound.

For the past three years, Jain has been working on Oben, the startup he cofounded and leads. It’s building technology that uses a single image and an audio clip to automate the construction of what are sort of like digital souls: avatars that look and sound a lot like anyone, and can be made to speak or sing anything.—More…

By News on the Net -- Technology Reviews- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Since election, yoga rises off the mat to take on Donald Trump

President Trump’s election and the political cacophony that followed are driving waves of people to yoga and meditation, seeking a respite from the roller-coaster ride but also trying to recharge and build energy for a political pushback.

Yoga and mediation coaches say they are seeing increased enrollment and fewer dropouts from the annual “New Year’s resolution” wave of signups. Part of this is stress relief — the American Psychological Association reports that stress nationwide is on the rise for the first time in 10 years.—More…

By News on the Net -- USA Today- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Twitter Under Fire for ‘Misgendering’ Millions of Users to Advertisers

It’s no secret that companies scrutinize their customers’ online habits, drawing inferences for targeted advertising. Last week, Twitter announced a new transparency tool seeking to demystify the process—and promptly found itself under fire for “cissexism” and “egregious rhetorical violence” against transgender, non-binary, and gender-fluid and gender-nonconforming users.

Like many tech companies that cull data about users’ activity and use machine learning to gain insights, Twitter develops individualized profiles to make ads better fit the unique interests and needs of its users. Those individual profiles include Twitter’s guesses about users’ age range, languages, preferred mobile phones—and, controversially, gender.—More…

By News on the Net -- HeatStreet- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Suffer From Headaches, Blurred Vision and Tingling In Ear?

A friend recently asked, “Giff, what’s happened? You’ve lost weight!”  He was wrong, as my weight has remained the same for years. But this is not the first time this has happened. It’s because I’ve never liked dress shirts with tight collars. Loose collars exposing the neck convey the impression of weight loss. But surprise! They also help to protect wearers from glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in North America.

While a student at the Harvard Medical School, I heard this story. A 55 year old businessman complained of headaches, blurred vision and a tingling sensation in the right ear. Harvard professors were not able to make a diagnosis. So he consulted doctors at The Mayo Clinic and famous Harley Street doctors in London, England. None could diagnose his problem.


By Dr. Gifford Jones - Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Sanctuary Cities’ protests interrupt Texas House session

Protests erupted in the Texas capitol building on Monday over Gov. Greg Abbott’s new law cracking down on ‘sanctuary cities,’ interrupting the final day in this year’s regular session of the Texas Legislature.

Hundreds of protesters chanted in opposition to the new law, forcing House leadership to stop the session and send state troopers to clear the gallery.  —More…

By News on the Net -- FoxNews- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

WATCH: Rex Tillerson Rides with Rolling Thunder to Honor U.S. Military on Memorial Day

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joined almost one million bikers on Sunday as a rider in a massive caravan of motorcycles that rode from the Pentagon to the National Mall and the Vietnam Memorial on Sunday.

A video posted on YouTube shows Tillerson posing for pictures with other bikers and preparing to mount his own bike for the trip, an annual tradition that began in the late 1980s as a way to honor the U.S. military and to support the continuing search for U.S. soldiers who remained prisoners of war or were missing in action following the Vietnam War.—More….

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

@NYGovCuomo, @NYCCouncil, CUNY OK Islamist Butchery Of Women With Commencement Speaker Linda Sarsour

New York City Council, the City University of New York (CUNY) and New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo plan to stick with anti-woman activist Linda Sarsour to deliver the graduation commencement address at CUNY on Thursday.

The Brooklyn-based Democratic Party agitator Sarsour applauds the genital mutilation of pro-woman activists like Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali. In March 2011, Sarsour wrote, “I wish I could take their vaginas away – they don’t deserve to be women.”—More…

By News on the Net -- Got News- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Inside Obama’s Secret Outreach to Russia

President Barack Obama’s administration has been working behind the scenes for months to forge a new working relationship with Russia, despite the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown little interest in repairing relations with Washington or halting his aggression in neighboring Ukraine.

This month, Obama’s National Security Council finished an extensive and comprehensive review of U.S policy toward Russia that included dozens of meetings and input from the State Department, Defense Department and several other agencies, according to three senior administration officials. At the end of the sometimes-contentious process, Obama made a decision to continue to look for ways to work with Russia on a host of bilateral and international issues while also offering Putin a way out of the stalemate over the crisis in Ukraine.—More…

By News on the Net -- Bloomberg- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

U.S. diocese: Pope Francis ‘guided our work’ to allow Trans, LGBTQ students into schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, May 26, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A U.S. Catholic diocese has drafted a new policy to allow students who identify as “transgender,” “LGBTQ,” and those who come from a “same sex couple – Catholic” to attend its schools. The Diocese of Jefferson City, led by Bishop John Gaydos, has cited Pope Francis’ controversial document Amoris Laetitia as guidance for the process.

A draft version of the policy states that administrators in the diocese are “looking carefully and deeply at the question of human sexuality and the development of the human person in the light of students who identify as LGBTQ, students being raised by same-sex parents and those in non-traditional marriage.” —More...

By News on the Net -- LifeNews- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

USAA To Stop Running Ads On Rachel Maddow’s Show

After facing a backlash for pulling advertisements from Fox News’ host Sean Hannity’s show, USAA will no longer run ads on liberal MSNBC host Rachel Maddow’s show.

The insurance company originally claimed that it would no longer run ads on “Hannity” because of a company policy against airing ads on “opinion shows.” The Media Research Center then revealed that the company had placed ads on MSNBC shows hosted by Maddow, Chris Hayes and Lawrence O’Donnell, all of whom present the news from a liberal viewpoint. (RELATED: USAA’s Excuse For Pulling Ads From ‘Hannity’ Is Full Of Holes)—More…

By News on the Net -- Daily Caller- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Salvadoran Officials Overwhelmed by Returning Deported Gang Members

Officials in El Salvador held emergency meetings after seeing a sharp increase in the number of violent gang members being deported back to the country from the United States under the Trump administration.

Salvadoran authorities have held emergency meetings and proposed new legislation to monitor returning criminals and gang members that are returning to El Salvador after deportation, according to the Washington Post.—More…

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Monday, May 29, 2017 - Full Story

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

RICHMOND, Va. –  A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said.

Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday after being shot Friday evening by Travis Ball in a neighborhood in Virginia’s capital city that has been plagued by gun violence, police said.—More…

By News on the Net -- FoxNews- Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Full Story

Europe Fights Back with Candles and Teddy Bears

This long and sad list is the human harvest of Islamic terrorism on Europe’s soil:

Madrid: 191. London: 58. Amsterdam: 1. Paris: 148. Brussels: 36. Copenhagen: 2. Nice: 86. Stockholm: 4. Berlin: 12. Manchester: 22. And it does not take into account the hundreds of Europeans butchered abroad, in Bali, in Sousse, in Dakka, in Jerusalem, in Sharm el Sheikh, in Istanbul.—More…

By News on the Net -- Gatestone Institute- Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Full Story

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: US no longer a reliable partner

The partnership between Europe and the U.S. has been strained, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the day after President Trump returned from the G7 summit.

“The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over — I experienced that in the last few days,” Merkel told her supporters, according to Bloomberg. “We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands.”—More…

By News on the Net -- Washington Examiner- Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Full Story

Mark Cuban names ‘the adult’ who is ‘placating’ Trump

Gary Cohn is the “adult” in the White House keeping an unwieldy President Trump in check, opined billionaire Mark Cuban on Saturday.

He was commenting on a tweet from the Weekly’s Standard’s Bill Kristoff, who sent a jab at Cohn, director of the National Economic Council director, for making a comment that sounded a lot like something Trump might say.—More…

By News on the Net -- Washington Examiner- Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Full Story

Federal judge drops lawsuit against Clinton over Benghazi

A federal judge in Washington D.C. on Friday tossed out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton that alleged negligence in her email security was the cause of two Americans’ deaths in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, appointed by former President Obama in 2010, concluded that Clinton used her email in the course of her official duties and dismissed the wrongful death portion of the suit on technical grounds, according to a report by Politico.—More…

By News on the Net -- The Hill- Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Full Story