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Don’t Take Anything Trump’s Lawyers Say About His Tax Returns Seriously – HuffPost

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump has a history of emphatically denying that he has any monetary connection to Russia. In January, he tweeted: “NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA – NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!” His lawyers’ new admission of the “few exceptions” indicates this blanket denial was false. The letter written by Sherri Dillon and Willie Nelson, Trump’s tax lawyers at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, is dated March 8.

The EU is urgently trying to talk the US out of banning laptops from the cabins of transatlantic flights – CNBC

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Gadgets to use if you can’t take your laptop on a plane – CNNMoney

Saturday, May 13, 2017

As if tensions weren’t running high enough on flights already, soon you may not be able to carry on your laptop to binge watch your favorite series or catch up on work. The Department of Homeland Security is considering a plan that would prohibit passengers from bringing large electronics into the cabin on flights from Europe to the U.S. Here’s a gadget guide so you can keep working even if…

Nephew of fashion designer Carolina Herrera found murdered – New York Daily News

Saturday, May 13, 2017

A relative of Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera has been found dead along with his business partner after the pair were abducted. Reinaldo Herrera, the designer’s 34-year-old nephew, and Fabrizio Mendoza, 31, were at a restaurant Thursday night in Caracas, Venezuela, when a group took them hostage and attempted to ransom them, according to NBC Miami. Even though the ransom was paid, authorities say the…

Miroslava Duma Founds Fashion Tech Lab – NYMag – New York Magazine

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Miroslava Duma. Photo: 2017 Getty Images If you follow fashion-show front rows and their attendant parade of street-style peacocks, you might recognize Miroslava Duma as one of the scene’s most visible players. But she’s also a powerful force in the world of online publishing — founding fashion and lifestyle platform Buro 24/7 and e-commerce site the Tot. And now, she’s about to become a mover and shaker in technology, too….

Trump letter accounts for more than $100 million in Russian income since 2008 – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Donald Trump collected at least $100 million from Russian people or organizations between 2008 and this March, according to a personal letter from his tax counsels that he released Friday in response to a senator’s unofficial query. The amount could be higher. The letter notes that money from sales of condominiums or other products would “not have been separately identified as ‘Russian’ in your books.” The letter goes on…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

After Comey firing, Trump’s frustrations boiled over – Washington Post

Saturday, May 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House’s attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russia investigations only seem to add more fuel. Trump’s frustrations came to a head this week with the firing of FBI Director James…

Sessions restores tough drug war policies that trigger mandatory minimum sentences – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ordering federal prosecutors on Friday to crack down on drug offenders, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions made clear he wants the Justice Department to turn the clock back to an earlier, tougher era in the four-decades-long war on drugs. In a memo, Sessions said federal prosecutors should “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” in drug cases, even when that would trigger mandatory minimum sentencing. Mandatory sentencing laws for…

NHS cyber-attack: Amber Rudd says lessons must be learnt – BBC News

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Media captionExperts discuss the attack: “The most terrifying thing about this is how simple it is.” The NHS “must learn” from Friday’s cyber-attack and upgrade its IT systems, the home secretary has said. Amber Rudd told the BBC the services of some 45 NHS organisations in England and Scotland had been disrupted in the global attack that affected organisations in 100 countries. She stressed there was no evidence that patient…

GOP senator disinvited from speaking at historically black university – CNN

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead – Fox News

Saturday, May 13, 2017

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio –  An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on an Ohio street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly held by the alleged gunman. The slain police chief, Steven Eric Disario, had headed the Kirkersville Police Department for only…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

US prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe – ABC News

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The U.S. is expected to broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the European Union, a move that would create logistical chaos on the world’s busiest corridor of air travel. Alarmed at the proposal, which airline officials say is merely a matter of timing, European governments held urgent talks on Friday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The ban would affect trans-Atlantic routes that…

Gadgets to use if you can’t take your laptop on a plane – CNNMoney

Saturday, May 13, 2017

As if tensions weren’t running high enough on flights already, soon you may not be able to carry on your laptop to binge watch your favorite series or catch up on work. The Department of Homeland Security is considering a plan that would prohibit passengers from bringing large electronics into the cabin on flights from Europe to the U.S. Here’s a gadget guide so you can keep working even if…

Hack of computers in 74 nations using NSA bug is largest cyber attack ever – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Saturday, May 13, 2017

A cyber weapon believed to have escaped the control of the United States’ top-secret National Security Agency appears to be behind a massive wave of cyber ransom attacks Friday in scores of countries around the globe that researchers said was the largest computer hack ever. Computers seized in the attack flashed a message on a black screen with red letters: “Oops, your important files are encrypted.” Users were then unable…

Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…

Watchdog group alleges Sessions violated recusal rule in firing of Comey – Washington Post

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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