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Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules
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WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that officials' correspondence be retained ...
REFILE-Hillary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws -NY TimesReuters
New York Times drops bombshell on Hillary Clinton's use of private email at ...Salon
Report: Hillary Clinton used private email throughout tenure at State Dept.MSNBC
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Unmasking ratchets up hunt for ISIS executioner Jihadi John
The dramatic unmasking of the ISIS executioner known as "Jihadi John" last week makes the black-clad star of the Islamic terrorist group's grisly videos a marked man with a big price on his head, terrorism analysts told FoxNews.com. Intelligence authorities in ...
'Jihadi John' bullied at schoolIrish Times
The sad plight of Jihadi JohnNew York Post
Islamist campaigner who called Jihadi John 'beautiful young man' claims private ...Daily Mail
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Well-liked photo teacher found dead in California classroom
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday. Students arriving at El Dorado High School found Jillian Jacobson's ...
Why did Jillian Jacobson, photography teacher hang herself in school classroom?scallywagandvagabond
California Teacher Found Hanging In Classroom In Apparent SuicideHeadlines & Global News
Students find teacher hanging inside high school classroomNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
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Mikulski's legacy starts with the 'battle of the road'
Sen. Barbara Mikulski speaks at a rally on Social Security and Medicare at the Dirksen Senate Building in Washington. Sen. Barbara Mikulski speaks at a rally on Social Security and Medicare at the Dirksen Senate Building in Washington. (Getty photo).
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TLDR: Key recommendations from Obama's policing task force
Expect to see many of these points restated in the Department of Justice's report on the use of deadly force by Philadelphia police officers. That report is scheduled to be released on Friday morning ...
Policing task force recommends independent investigation of police shootingsSTLtoday.com
Obama's Policing Task Force Releases ReportU.S. News & World Report
Panel calls for independent reviews of fatal police shootingsSFGate
WTAE Pittsburgh -GlobalPost -Tucson News Now
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With the help of a few key community members, we have been hard at work creating an interface for users to attribute their work in the issue queues to a customer or employer. (#2288727: [meta] Provide credit to organizations / customers who contribute to Drupal issues)
This is an important step in beginning to collect information about the contributions that organizations make in the Drupal ecosystem. Dries has talked about this need in detail in his blog post A method for giving credit to organizations that contribute code to Open Source. Since the original vision laid out in that post, which focused on commit credits, we have expanded the scope to include any contribution in the issue queues.
There will be three parts to the release of this feature on Drupal.org.Comment Attribution
First, we needed a way that contributors could attribute their work to an organization—either their employer, their customer or both. (#2340363: Add issue comment attribution) We would like to have feedback through the comment on the issue. Here is an animated example of the comment attribution user interface:
This new field on every issue comment lets the user attribute their work to organizations per comment. Our team is also very excited to introduce a new interface framework for inline editing of entity fields on Drupal.org. There are so many great ways we could use this for easier in place editing of metadata.
Once this comment attribution user interface is deployed, we’ll see how it is used, helping us build the next step.Interface for Maintainers to Award Issue Credits
The next step will be a method for maintainers to award credit for the intended attribution. (#2369159: Extend crediting UI to include organizations & customers) Allowing maintainers to commit or award the credit for the issue accomplishes two important goals: we incentivise completion and we reduce gaming of the credit system.
By placing credits on issues—rather than commit mentions—we opened up the ability to recognize contributions outside of code. Patch reviews, comments on architectural decisions, wireframes and mockups, and general design feedback are all valuable contributions to the issue queues. Maintainers will now be able to reward those helpful behaviors.Highlighting Organizations that Contribute
After a couple of months of collecting issue credit data, we will be able to begin using that data to highlight contributing organizations—giving them “trust currency” as Dries put it so well.
Issue credits are not the only contribution we will be tracking. We are already tracking how organizations give back financially through our supporting partner and membership programs. We track organizations that sponsor DrupalCons—and we’d like to start tracking how organizations help build camps.Next Steps
If feedback goes well, our Drupal.org engineering team is planning to release the comment attribution feature on March 12th.
The user interface for maintainers to award credit should be available for comment in the coming week. Work on that issue has already started at #2369159: Extend crediting UI to include organizations & customers.
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Callaway: This time Nasdaq 5000 is different
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Told ya the Nasdaq was a buy at 5000. OK, so it took 15 years, two presidencies, a couple of wars, a tech bubble collapse, a massive terrorist attack, a global financial crisis, and the rise and fall of reality TV. But hey, we're in for the ...
Wall St. rallies; Nasdaq hits highest level since 2000Reuters
Nasdaq closes above 5000 for first time since dot-com boomSan Jose Mercury News
Nasdaq 5000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 yearsWashington Post
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$4.8M in Gold Bars Stolen in Armored Truck Heist on Highway
Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night with 275 pounds of gold bars. The guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami reported pulling off to the ...
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Throwing Shade: Artist reveals subtle Monica reference in shadows of Clinton ...
Shown here is the portrait of President Clinton painted by Nelson Shanks. (National Portrait Gallery). An artist commissioned years ago to paint a portrait of former President Bill Clinton has revealed a secret reference -- to Monica -- tucked into the shadows of ...
Clinton portrait may include reference to LewinskyUSA TODAY
The hidden image in Bill Clinton's official portraitCBS News
Artist: Lewinsky shadows over Clinton portraitCNN
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Armed robbers take $4.8 million in gold from armored truck traveling on I-95 in ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Armed robbers take $4.8 million in gold from armored truck traveling on I-95 in ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
RALEIGH, N.C. — Armed robbers stole about $4.8 million in gold bars on Sunday from an armored truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday. The two security guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami ...
Armed men take $4 mln in gold from armored truck in North Carolina -policeDaily Mail
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Billionaire Warren Buffett criticizes Keystone XL delay
WASHINGTON -- The Keystone XL pipeline got an emphatic endorsement Monday from a powerful backer of President Barack Obama who questioned the handling of the file. To billionaire investor Warren Buffett, the delay is a thumbing of the nose at ...
Fact-checker calls out Obama for saying Keystone 'bypasses' USFox News
McConnell previews week in SenateThe Hill (blog)
Fact Checker: Obama's claim that Keystone XL oil "bypasses the US"messenger-inquirer
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Tikrit campaign key to rolling back IS advance
The offensive to recapture Tikrit was announced with some fanfare by the Iraqi authorities, and state television carried footage of rockets being fired as the campaign got under way. There were early claims of rapid advances being made as government forces ...
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Obama Police Commission Sidesteps Body Cameras, Other Controversial ...
The Obama administration has rejected some of the most controversial proposals to reform law enforcement protocols in the wake of police killings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York City, opting instead for more modest plans. In a report ...
Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changesThe Seattle Times
President Obama responds to Task Force on 21st Century Policing reportSt. Louis American
Policing Task Force Recommends Body Cams, Better Reporting, More Sleep For ...Huffington Post
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IBM has unveiled a fresh crop of enterprise apps resulting from the partnership it forged with Apple last year.
Announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the three new mobile apps for iOS target the banking, retail, and airline industries and join the 10 industry-specific IBM MobileFirst apps that arrived in December.[ Digital Spotlight: Enterprise mobile app strategies that work. | Keep up on key mobile developments and insights with the Mobile Computing newsletter. ]
Advisor Alerts, for example, is designed for enterprises in banking and financial services and aims to help financial professionals prioritize client-related tasks while away from the office. Powered by customized analytics, the app includes a personalized dashboard that displays recommended next steps and alerts about portfolio-affecting events; it also provides a platform for communication with colleagues back at the office.