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Border agents want to a search traveler’s laptop and phone? Get a warrant – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

American travelers returning to the United States probably understand that customs officials might search their luggage looking for contraband or weapons. But many would be shocked to learn that agents also have been inspecting the contents of smartphones and laptops, devices that can contain a vast quantity of potentially sensitive personal information. And in addition to poking their noses into personal texts, emails and photos, agents can use whatever they…

Microsoft Outlook issue fixed – BBC News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft says that its Outlook email services have been fully restored, following problems which lasted several hours. Many Outlook users were unable to send email or access their accounts. Hundreds from around Europe commented on the website Downdetector that they had been affected by the problem – many since Monday morning. One common issue seemed to be that sent emails remained in the drafts folder and were…

The person named most dangerous online might surprise you – CNBC

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Maria churns toward Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast – Washington Post

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

(This article, originally published at noon Monday, was last updated at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday with the latest information from the National Hurricane Center advisories.) The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria racked across the Caribbean with “extremely dangerous” winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts….

Raids, warrants, and wiretaps: The Trump-Russia probe ‘has reached a critical stage’ – Business Insider

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Paul Manafort Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Recent revelations about special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia’s election interference and potential collusion with President Donald Trump’s campaign team indicate that the investigation has reached the point where Mueller may soon start announcing criminal charges. The Wall Street Journal and CNN reported on Friday that Mueller had obtained a search warrant for records of the “inauthentic” accounts Facebook shut down earlier this month and the targeted…

How Obamacare repeal came back with a fury – CNN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)Republican senators couldn’t escape the question as they shuffled to the Senate floor for votes Monday night. Would they support the Graham-Cassidy bill, perhaps their last chance to overhaul Obamacare? ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘tv/2017/09/18/tl-mattingly-health-care-bill-jake-tapper.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_18′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/121213105958-cap-hill-beauty-shot-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging =…

United Nations General Assembly Convenes in New York – New York Times

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The longest speech was Fidel Castro’s in 1960, at 4 hours and 29 minutes, which the Cuban leader began with these words: “Although we have been given the reputation of speaking at great length, the Assembly need not worry. We shall do our best to be brief, saying only what we regard it as our duty to say here.” The shortest speech, according to the United Nations Association-U.K., was one…

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map — literally – New York Daily News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied mobs retaliated by burning down thousands of Rohingya homes in the predominantly Buddhist nation. More than 500,000 people —…

Dominca PM: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ island – CNN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Hurricane Maria packs a Category 5 punch toward Dominica – CNN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Exclusive: US government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman – CNN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate – New York Times

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

“I think the odds have improved,” said Senator John Thune of South Dakota, a member of the Republican leadership. “I just told Bill Cassidy he’s kind of the grave robber. This thing was six feet under, and I think he’s revived it.” It is still too early for Republican leaders to celebrate. Mr. McCain said he would pay attention to the views of his governor, but he also lamented that…

Trump Soft-Soaps the UN Of Course, It Was Only Day 1 . . . – New York Times

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

“It appears that he left out the anti-U. N. rhetoric he was so fond of during the campaign and instead recognized the potential of the U.N. to be involved in solving global crises and with an important role to play,” said Rachel Stohl, a scholar at the Stimson Center, a nonpartisan research organization. By Tuesday, she said, “I would expect him to play to his base a bit and call…

‘Protectionist sentiment’ creates ‘heightened uncertainty’ for Canada on international trade – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bank of Canada (BOC) Deputy Governor Timothy Lane’s visit to Saskatoon was an opportunity for the federal banking authority to gain insight from people on the front lines of Saskatchewan’s economy, says the president of the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority.  Lane, who oversees the BOC’s analysis of economic developments on an international scale to help shape its monetary policies, spoke at a luncheon hosted by SREDA on Monday. Alex…

Microsoft to hold Mixed Reality event on October 3rd in San Francisco – The Verge

Monday, September 18, 2017

Microsoft is planning to hold a special Windows Mixed Reality event next month. The software giant has started inviting members of the press to an event on October 3rd in San Francisco, and the invite teases an “opportunity to hear where Microsoft is headed next.” Microsoft’s Kinect and HoloLens inventor, Alex Kipman, will be speaking at the event. Microsoft is likely to focus on its range of Windows Mixed Reality…

Could Congress repeal Obamacare in the next two weeks? – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

There’s a possibility that before this month is through, Congress could repeal most of Obamacare. But don’t confuse possible with likely. A proposal picking up steam right now among Republican senators has just as many — if not more — hurdles to get over as did all the other failed attempts to repeal Obamacare this year. Here’s what you need to know about the renewed attempt to repeal Obamacare and what must…

Trump pushes reform in United Nations debut, calls for ‘changing business as usual’ – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

NEW YORK — President Trump called on the United Nations to enact reforms to the world body, pledging Monday in his debut here at the annual General Assembly meetings that he and his administration will be “partners in your work.” Speaking at the opening session of the four-day conference, Trump said the organization founded in 1945 has “not reached its full potential” in recent years because of a bloated bureaucracy…

Bank of Canada watching impact of higher rates, stronger C$: Lane – Reuters

Monday, September 18, 2017

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (Reuters) – The Bank of Canada will pay close attention to how the economy responds to both higher interest rates and a stronger Canadian dollar, and remains data-dependent as it looks ahead to further decisions on interest rates, a top official said on Monday. Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane reiterated the bank’s previous message that growth is becoming more broadly based and self-sustaining, while emphasizing that…

Intensifying Hurricane Maria is a severe threat to the Caribbean and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

The wicked 2017 hurricane season is set to deliver its next two punishing blows from Hurricanes Maria and Jose. In both the Caribbean and along the Atlantic coast of the Northeast United States, conditions are set to deteriorate rapidly through Wednesday as these storms arrive. Of the two storms, however, Maria is the much more serious hurricane. The strengthening Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph has…

Sean Spicer Says He Regrets Berating Reporters Over Inauguration Crowds – New York Times

Monday, September 18, 2017

As Mr. Spicer prepared to return to Washington, he was asked if he was worried about President Trump taking offense over the skit — which many viewers saw as lampooning the president’s preoccupation with the size of his inauguration crowd. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “I certainly hope not,” Mr. Spicer said after a brief pause. “This was an attempt to poke a little fun at myself and add…