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Progressive Chicago Mayor Angers Democratic Force: Teachers

(Bloomberg) -- Striking Chicago teachers on Thursday chanted a blunt challenge to the maverick mayor of the third-largest U.S. city: “Lori Lightfoot, get on the right foot!”This year’s election of Lightfoot, a gay black woman and daughter of a union steel worker, represented a shift -- and perhaps a national bellwether -- for a heavily Democratic constituency that chafed under her centrist predecessor Rahm Emanuel. But like Emanuel before her, Lightfoot is failing to win over a party mainstay, t...

North Carolina on the ethics of mining social media for evidence

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** These days, the vast majority of people, including lawyers, interact on social media. For many, social media platforms are a part of their daily lives and are a primary way of communicating with family and friends. That’s why social media sites are a goldmine when it comes to obtaining evidence for pending litigation. So it’s no surprise that lawyers began to mine social media for evidence more tha...
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Uninsured Vehicle Citation and Hearing

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: Massachusetts Hello, This past Friday my car was towed and registration revoked for lapsed insurance of which I was unaware. I immediately reinsured the vehicle that very night, and had everything resolved with the RMV Tuesday morning. Last night I recieved my citation in the mail for criminal offense, which I signed and brought to the clerk at the district court first thing this morning. They did not give me further information as to wh...
Tags: Moving Violations, Parking and Traffic Tickets

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Hits Northeast: Powerful Winds Knock Out Power to 500,000

Meteorologists were describing the storm as a “bomb cyclone,” in which masses of warm and cold air meet, creating a cyclonic effect.
Tags: Power Failures and Blackouts, Wind, Massachusetts

Northeast ‘Bomb Cyclone’: Powerful Winds Knock Out Power to 500,000

Meteorologists were describing the storm as a “bomb cyclone,” in which masses of warm and cold air meet, creating a cyclonic effect.
Tags: Power Failures and Blackouts, Wind, Massachusetts

'It's utterly pathetic': Democratic lawmakers are flabbergasted by Trump's 'tough guy' letter to Turkey

"I don't even know where to start," Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts said to Insider. "It's utterly pathetic."

The List takes Advertising Week New York

In September, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian attended the Ad Age House event at the U.S. Open, where he was rooting on his wife, tennis superstar Serena Williams, who had stormed back to reach the women's singles finals from life-threatening post-delivery complications after giving birth to their daughter, Olympia, in September 2017. Williams first revealed her ordeal in a February 2018 Vogue cover story. Ohanian made news of his own with his August 12 New York Times essay, which brought th...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, Pinterest, Massachusetts, Advertising, Elizabeth Warren, Los Angeles, United States, Williams, House, New York Times, Reddit, Warren, Alexis Ohanian, Kevin Hart

Warren, candidate with the answers, dodges tax hike question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is rising to the top of the Democratic pack with ambitious promises to reshape the political and economic system. But as she faces growing scrutiny, the Massachusetts senator is opening herself to criticism that she’s just another politician dodging the tough questions. She is in a bind because of her […]
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Autonomous ‘Mayflower’ to sail across the Atlantic 400 years after the original

The Mayflower set sail from England in 1620 carrying approximately 130 Pilgrims across the Atlantic ocean to The New World. Next year, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of that voyage, a new ‘Mayflower’ will set sail on the same course. But there won’t be any people on board. Designed by not-for-profit research company ProMare, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) will navigate the 5,182 kilometers (3,220 miles) between Plymouth, England and the US city of Plymouth in Massachusetts. Helming the ...
Tags: Startups, England, Massachusetts, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Atlantic, Robots, Ibm, Plymouth, Plymouth England, Mayflower, Mayflower Autonomous Ship MAS, Brett Phaneuf

Ocasio-Cortez endorsement gives Sanders shot in the arm at critical time

Sanders’ recent heart attack was a reminder that he would be the oldest person ever elected president Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks alongside Senator Bernie Sanders during a press conference to introduce college affordability legislation outside the US Capitol in June. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty ImagesBernie Sanders was in trouble. Why, pundits asked, would anyone vote for a 78-year-old white man – and socialist! – who just had a heart attack? On Tuesday the Vermont ...
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Calif. Senator Kamala Harris Defends Push To Suspend Pres. Trump’s Twitter Account

(CNN) — Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday defended her calls for Twitter to suspend President Donald Trump’s account, a plan she reiterated on stage at the fourth Democratic primary presidential debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. Harris first made her call following the President’s tweets about the whistleblower complaint at the center of the Ukraine scandal. During Tuesday night’s debate, Harris called out Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, one of the field’s front-runners, for not...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, White House, Massachusetts, California News, Ukraine, Cnn, United States, House, New York Times, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats' top rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature wealth tax plan.
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Warren

Rampant Ignorance & Intolerance in Academia

Opinion Rampant Ignorance & Intolerance in Academia IMG: iStock/wildpixel USA – -( If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation's institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization's prime mission is dedicated to the revival of intellectual pluralism and the best traditions of liberal education at America's colleges and universities. Leo's most rece...
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Warren Deletes Infamous DNA Test Tweet One Year After Reveal

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) deleted from her Twitter and YouTube accounts a now-infamous video announcing the results of her DNA test on Wednesday, one year after its initial unveiling was met with heavy bipartisan criticism.A story titled “Happy Anniversary to Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test!” by Jim Treacher, a columnist at PJ Media, revisited the reveal by Warren on Tuesday, a year to the day after the initial video was posted. Treacher then later went to look for the tweet, but found it...
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Ocasio-Cortez and 'Squad' members to endorse Bernie Sanders for president – live

Democratic representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are also throwing their support behind the Vermont senator’s 2020 campaignSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.16pm BST Here is more on the endorsement the Sanders campaign picked up from progressive House Democrats, from our story this morning:Ocasio-Cortez’s shock move ends months of speculation about the plans of the Bronx politician, who is hugely popular with the progressive wing of the party.The endorsement is a ...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, US news, US politics, House, Ohio, Bronx, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez

Blackstone to buy Bellagio in $4.25 bln sale-leaseback deal

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust and MGM Resorts are forming a Blackstone-led joint venture to buy the real estate assets of the Bellagio for $4.25 billion in a sale-leaseback transaction. The deal calls for MGM Resorts to lease the property from the joint venture and continue to manage, operate and be responsible for all aspects of the Bellagio on a day-to-day basis. PRESS RELEASE Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust to Acquire the Bellagio Real Estate from MGM Resorts International for $4.25...
Tags: Real Estate, Massachusetts, Trends, Shanghai, SEC, Las Vegas, Blackstone, Macau, MGM, Coo, Securities And Exchange Commission, Bellagio, MGM Resorts International, J P Morgan, MGM Resorts, MGM Springfield

Autonomous ‘Mayflower’ research ship will use IBM AI tech to cross the Atlantic in 2020

A fully autonomous ship called the ‘Mayflower’ will make its voyage across the Atlantic Ocean next September, to mark the 400-year anniversary of the trip of the first Mayflower, which was very much not autonomous. It’s a stark way to dive home just how much technology has advanced in the last four centuries, but also a key demonstration of autonomous seafaring technology, put together by marine research and exploration organization ProMare and powered by IBM technology. The autonomous Mayflo...
Tags: England, Massachusetts, Tech, Atlantic, Ibm, Plymouth, Atlantic Ocean, Mayflower, Power Systems, University of Plymouth

EPFL is developing next-generation soft hearing implants

Working with clinicians from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School, a team of EPFL researchers has developed a conformable electrode implant that will allow people with a dysfunctional inner ear to hear again. This new device could replace existing auditory brainstem implants, which have a number of shortcomings.
Tags: Massachusetts, Harvard Medical School, EPFL

Elizabeth Warren was attacked from all sides in debate – and she barely batted an eye

Warren weathered attacks from opponents with patience, grace and an agility in her rhetoric that rivals that of a gymnast on a balance beam ‘The attention was almost all focused on one candidate.’ Photograph: John Minchillo/APOn Tuesday night, 12 candidates crammed on to the stage at Ohio’s Otterbein University. It was the first time that so many Democratic presidential hopefuls have shared the same stage on one night.But the attention was almost all focused on one candidate, the Massachusetts s...
Tags: Texas, News, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Harvard, House Of Representatives, Warren, Medicare, Ohio, Anderson Cooper, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump

Democratic debate: Warren singled out for attacks on night of sharp divides – as it happened

Twelve Democrats including Biden, Warren and Sanders face off in largest presidential primary debate in US historyFull story: Warren attacked as Democrats spar in debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.35am BST Thanks for following the Guardian’s live coverage of the fourth Democratic presidential debate.Here are some of the main takeaways from the event: 5.24am BST Bernie Sanders now reportedly has the endorsement of three of the four members of “the Squad”, the w...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, New York Times, Warren, Squad, Amy Klobuchar, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Biden Warren, Pete Buttigieg

Elizabeth Warren has her night in the barrel

Elizabeth Warren got a taste of the front-runner life during a heated debate on Tuesday in Ohio, as the moderate candidates onstage bombarded her throughout the night and, during an especially pointed exchange, assailed the Massachusetts senator over her refusal to directly explain how she would fund "Medicare for All."
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Cnn, Ohio

Democratic debate: Bernie Sanders addresses age and recent heart attack – live

Twelve Democrats including Biden, Warren and Sanders face off in largest presidential primary debate in US historyFull story: Democrats to face off in debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.11am BST Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly found herself at odds tonight with, among several other candidates, Andrew Yang.The tech entrepreneur argued that the Massachusetts senator’s proposal to break up tech companies would not sufficiently revive America’s economy amid the decline...
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Democratic debate: Elizabeth Warren under attack

Her contenders gang up on the surging Massachusetts senator over whether she would raise taxes.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren

Kamala Harris Tries and Fails to Make a Trump Twitter Ban an Important Election Issue

Shannon Stapleton / ReutersSen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) unsuccessfully tried at Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate to win Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over to her push for Twitter to ban Donald Trump, an issue that is quickly becoming a signature of Harris’ presidential bid. Harris told Warren that she was “surprised” the Massachusetts senator hadn’t backed her call, issued in early October, for Twitter to ban Trump from its site. In her letter to Twitter, Harris cited Trump’s attacks on the ...
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Elizabeth Warren under attack in Democratic debate

Contenders gang up on the surging Massachusetts senator over whether she would raise taxes.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren

Warren under attack as Democrats spar in largest primary debate in US history

Twelve Democrats targeted Warren over healthcare, taxes and big tech in first debate since Trump impeachment inquiryDemocratic debate – live updatesThe Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren came under sustained attack by her Democratic rivals during Tuesday night’s presidential debate, a reflection of the threat her ascendant candidacy poses to the crowded field of candidates competing to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 US election.Twelve Democratic candidates took to the stage in Westerville,...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Joe Biden, US news, Ukraine, Democrats, US politics, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Julian Castro, Cory Booker

Bots spammed millions of posts on Twitter promoting vaping. Now, Congress is investigating whether vape companies like Juul were behind it.

A congressional probe is investigating whether e-cigarette manufacturers paid for bots to spam social media with pro-vaping posts. Researchers found out earlier this year that hundreds of thousands of social media posts promoting vaping likely came from bot accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported. The bot activity may have been an effort to reach children with pro-vape messaging, some researchers believe. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Millions of posts have flooded Tw...
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Kids OK after hit-and-run driver slams into them

Four Massachusetts kids were treated for minor injuries after a hit-and-run driver slammed into them while they were standing in a driveway.
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Video shows driver hit four kids then flee

Four Massachusetts kids were treated for minor injuries after a hit-and-run driver slammed into them while they were standing in a driveway.
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Elizabeth Warren heads into Democratic debate as frontrunner – live

Hunter Biden chose the day of the fourth Democratic presidential debate to express his regret that he got involved in the Ukraine ‘swamp’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.54pm BST Good morning, US politics watchers, it’s another huge day in Washington – and Ohio.The fourth Democratic primary debate takes place in Westerville, near Columbus, Ohio, tonight (8pm ET) and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has crept into the lead in latest polling. This is the first time ...
Tags: Washington, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Democrats, US politics, Ohio, Donald Trump, COLUMBUS Ohio, Westerville, Hunter Biden, Trump impeachment inquiry