Stephen Rafael Dawson

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Trump tries his hand at foreign policy in speech to skeptical Aipac crowd

Republican makes pledges to Israel in first foreign policy speech of election but gets mixed reaction after branding Hillary Clinton a ‘disaster’ as secretary of state<p>Donald Trump vowed to stand with Israel and branded Hillary Clinton a “disaster” as he delivered the first detailed foreign policy …

Microsoft is beating Apple in a key battle for the future of computing

But by 2017, IDC says, the rise of keyboard-detachable tablets— like the Microsoft Surface Book, the Apple iPad Pro, and the Google Pixel C — will return the tablet market to stable, if single-digit, growth.<p>And it's Microsoft that is poised to take full advantage of the rise of the detachable.<p>IDC …

Windows 10

Kentucky bill requires spouse consent to husband's Viagra use

<b>(CNN) —</b> Angered by a new law requiring women receive medical counseling at least 24 hours before an abortion, a Kentucky lawmaker decided she was going to "strike a nerve" with her political opponents -- in particular, the men.<p>State Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, a Louisville Democrat, has introduced a …

Kentucky

Big Daddy Kane Reacts To Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “White Privilege II"

After listening to it once, Big Daddy Kane reacts to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “White Privilege II.”<p>“From what I was hearing, I wasn’t crystal clear …

Saudi Arabia may take further steps against Iran, foreign minister says

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia may take further measures against Iran after cutting ties with its regional rival last week in a major row over the kingdom’s execution of a Shiite cleric, the Saudi foreign minister said Saturday.<p>Adel al-Jubeir’s comments came at a news conference …

Police radio traffic released from night Laquan McDonald killed: 'Shots fired by the police!'

On an October night in 2014, a Chicago police officer calmly radioed:<p>"Can someone get us a Taser? We’re at 40th and Keeler. This guy, ah, kind of walking away, he has a knife in his hand."<p>Four minutes later, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald lay dying near Pulaski Road and 41st Street, shot 16 times by …

City releases 911 audio of Laquan McDonald shooting

CHICAGO — Newly released audio recordings from the night that a Chicago police officer fatally shot Laquan McDonald indicate the pursuit of the …

Tesla recalls all 90,000 Model S cars over faulty seat belt

Tesla is voluntarily recalling every Model S it has ever made — some 90,000 cars — because of a single report from Europe where the seatbelt wasn’t assembled properly.<p>In that case, someone in the front passenger seat turned to talk to other passengers in the back seats and her seatbelt became …

Seatbelt

How Republican candidates would respond to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans vying to replace President Barack Obama generally begin their comments on ISIS and Syria by criticizing the White House for "leading from behind."<p>That's a given, but as the presidential race shifts from the economy to foreign policy, particularly on ISIS and Syria, Republican …

National Security

Oregon's hero, Chris Mintz, writes an emotional account of gunman's attack

Chris Mintz had run through campus trying to warn other students that a gunman had opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon when, unwittingly, he came face-to-face with the killer.<p>After discovering wounded victims, Mintz had just yelled for someone to tell the police where they were when …

Conspiracies

Chinese firms want to build, finance California high-speed train

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A team of Chinese firms, along with the Export-Import Bank of China, wants to build and finance a large part of California’s proposed 800-mile high-speed rail project.<p>CRH380 (China Railway High-speed) Harmony bullet trains are seen at a high-speed train maintenance base in …

China