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Experts, however, have cautioned against making such accusations. The U.S. government does not currently have a definition of what actions in cyberspace would necessitate a military response. Cheney on Monday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of having “designs” on the Baltic states. NATO has recently deployed forces to Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland in the wake of Moscow’s aggressive activity in Ukraine. “Another aspect of Mr. Putin’s conduct is the issue that is now very much in the headlines at home, and that has to do with cyber warfare, cyberattack on the United States — the fact that he took his capabilities in the cyber area and used it to try to influence our election,” Cheney said. Of course, the breakdown always happens when one tries to define what exactly was hacked and how Russian interference impaired the elections, and Cheney was no exception.
TIME - Top Stories
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On April 27, Trump will be called to testify in the Russia investigation. On April 28, Trump will panic and try to flee to Mexico, but get caught when he can't get past his own wall. Watch the full clip below.
Den of Geek
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Some of the following will almost certainly wind up falling short of our expectations, but there's also the fighting chance that one or two will turn out to be modern classics. So, to get things rolling, let's start with a disaster movie directed by the guy who produced Independence Day , and starring Gerard Butler... 35. Geostorm We can imagine that some might already be describing Dean Devlin’s upcoming sci-fi movie, Geostorm , as a guilty pleasure. We dont do guilty pleasures. This one simply looks a hoot. It’s a two plots for the price of one by the looks of it. There are climate controlling satellites on the one hand, that try and prevent storms that could destroy the planet. And in the midst of that, there’s a plot to assassinate the president. Gerard Butler, no stranger to films with such plots, leads a cast that also features Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia.
EVO Reviews
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It does require a lot of commitment and a well-sighted corner, though. If you arent as committed at the start of a bend, and you try to induce some oversteer just on the exit in the dry, nothing really materialises. There is a sense of an exaggerated yaw movement, that even with more throttle sadly never turns into oversteer. This is the only time the Focus RS ever feels contrived. But considering the control the systems have over the car, that’s mightly impressive. In the wet, and over much bumpier terrain, the rear finds less grip and breaks away more naturally. Read our Audi RS3 review Be smooth with your inputs and the RS will carry huge speed through a corner. If you havent unsettled the rear, there are times where it feels like the drivetrain is fighting with the tyres. There’s a sense it’s almost tearing itself apart and it can create a pulsing, bouncing movement throughout the car.
Daily Mail - Home
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Little Rayna gleefully looks up at the friend she has found in the middle of an American street. Her mother films the toddler try to engage in conversation with the device.
Den of Geek
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Now, a way out from said hiatus seems to have been found: HBO is teaming Pizzolatto up with another writer/producer to try and get True Detective back on our screens. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Emmy-winner David Milch (of Deadwood , NYPD Blue , Luck , and many more) is " coming on board to work with Pizzolatto." Further to that, EW's report states that Pizzolatto has already penned the first two episodes of True Detective season 3. His collaboration with Milch is apparently "s till early days and not yet formalized", but the fact it exists at all suggests that, at long last, the next season of the crime anthology is actively being developed. Our fingers, tentatively, are crossed. True Detective season 3 cast Season 1 star Matthew McConaughey has remained fairly upbeat about the show's future, and late last year told the host of T he Rich Eisen Show that he would happily reprise his role in " the right context, the right way".
Den of Geek
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..] But at the same time, my goal was always to sort of use this character as a way to have a conversation and tell a story that was my story, that was interesting to me, and to try to get at the heart of what this character is and [what] this journey is for him, not literally sort of reenacting issues of the comic book, or storylines from the comic book. “So, I dont think you’ll see the show suddenly look to the comics for storylines," Hawley continued, "but you may see ideas or characters or images that are familiar to you." And what of Professor Charles Xavier, David Haller's dad from the comics? Will he show up in Legion season 2? "I think that’s something we’re definitely going to approach," Hawley teased. "It’s a creative conversation, but it’s also a sort of corporate conversation, you know, on some level, in terms of the movie studio and their relationship to the X-Men and the characters they want in the movies and want to protect potentially.
Den of Geek
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..] But at the same time, my goal was always to sort of use this character as a way to have a conversation and tell a story that was my story, that was interesting to me, and to try to get at the heart of what this character is and [what] this journey is for him, not literally sort of reenacting issues of the comic book, or storylines from the comic book. “So, I dont think you’ll see the show suddenly look to the comics for storylines," Hawley continued, "but you may see ideas or characters or images that are familiar to you." And what of Professor Charles Xavier, David Haller's dad from the comics? Will he show up in Legion season 2? "I think that’s something we’re definitely going to approach," Hawley teased. "It’s a creative conversation, but it’s also a sort of corporate conversation, you know, on some level, in terms of the movie studio and their relationship to the X-Men and the characters they want in the movies and want to protect potentially.
Informed Comment
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Also, we need a new electric grid in order to send cheap electricity around the country. Xcel has its 7-state wind corridor, but there is almost no wind in the deep South. On the other hand, there is lots of solar in the deep South, though it is not being exploited because so many Southern politicians have been bought and paid for by Big Carbon. In any case, we need to be able to bring the electricity from where it is generated to the cities where it is used. So, Trump can try all he likes to undo Obama's EPA rules that disadvantage coal plants because carbon dioxide is a damaging emission. Not only will the courts strike him down if he tries to go too far but the market and technological change are already making coal a dinosaur, and gas and oil will soon follow it into the Chicxulub crater. What we remember about Nero is that he fiddled as Rome burned.
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WhoWhatWhy
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Eric Swalwell (D-CA) asked FBI Director James Comey about him — no thorough exploration of the Bureau’s dealings with this key informant has been published. Until now. The information below is based on an extensive exploration of those dealings, and of previously unexamined and unpublished legal documents, which the government has sought to suppress. The picture that emerges goes to the heart of the many questions raised about Trump’s relationship to Putin’s Russia in the weeks before and after the presidential election. Efforts to try to get this information to the public appear to have been aggressively blocked by the DOJ because it would potentially expose their own operations — both those that have been effective and others that have not. *** Felix Sater had been on the Bureau’s radar since the mid-1990s, when they were investigating Russian mobaffiliated financial scams.
The Event Chronicle
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Ask too many questions, and they will actually send sons and daughters off to die in terrorist attacks they commit worldwide AND make you pay even more for it. The US military pays leagues like the NFL tens of millions of dollars to do “salute the troopsadvertising and spends millions more on other advertising trying to make Americans believe that the US Department of Offense is helping them. They’re not. They are robbing the entire country blind, killing millions of people in terror attacks and killing many Americanssons and daughters in the process. It is an evil organization and they dont even try to hide it. Their head office is a Pentagram! Am I the only one who notices these things? Unfortunately, many are too dumbed down with fluoride, vaccines and government indoctrination camps for 12 years where they are forced to do their “pledge of allegiance” to the very system that enslaves them, to notice.
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Bloodhound’s project director Richard Noble, welcomed Geely as “a company with tremendous vision and capability that shares our passion for innovation and education” and said the Bloodhound team would be able to proceed with long-planned UK shakedown trials at Newquay airport in 2017, then proceed straight to its ready-prepared 11-mile track at Hakskeen Pan, South Africa, to try to reach 800mph. "We showed Bloodhound SSC at Canary Wharf earlier this year," said Noble. "For that, we did what is known as a dry build. About 90% of the components were in place but the car wasn't yet in a condition to run. It will take us about nine months to get to a running condition, then we'll go to Newquay airport next July, first to do tie-down tests and then to run the car up to 200mph. "After that we'll go straight to Hakskeen Pan in South Africa, hoping to be on site in September, with the aim of achieving 800mph before the rains come in December.
Den of Geek
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Some of the following will almost certainly wind up falling short of our expectations, but there's also the fighting chance that one or two will turn out to be modern classics. So, to get things rolling, let's start with a disaster movie directed by the guy who produced Independence Day , and starring Gerard Butler... 35. Geostorm We can imagine that some might already be describing Dean Devlin’s upcoming sci-fi movie, Geostorm , as a guilty pleasure. We dont do guilty pleasures. This one simply looks a hoot. It’s a two plots for the price of one by the looks of it. There are climate controlling satellites on the one hand, that try and prevent storms that could destroy the planet. And in the midst of that, there’s a plot to assassinate the president. Gerard Butler, no stranger to films with such plots, leads a cast that also features Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia.
Den of Geek
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"It it reaffirms my emotional connection to the show." The Walking Dead season 7 spoilers Also, Robert Kirkman has been chatting to THR about spoilers, and the methods being used to keep them under wraps following that big Negan cliffhanger. "Not sending screeners out [to press] is a big one", the comic book creator/TV exectuve producer explained. "There’s a lot of extra security measures on distribution and the international dubbing and those things to help prevent the kind of leaks that we’ve had in the past." Kirkman added: "There has been a lot of tactics used in filmingmonitoring actor movement and trying to do things in secret. We’ve employed body doubles in places to make people think that people are in places that they’re not. It’s pretty exciting to try and hide certain things. This is a big season, so we’re not just protecting things that happen in the first episode; there are things that happen in the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth episode and beyond.
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Collective Evolution
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The run was performed under the supervision of Thijs Eijsvogels. Impressive, right? It gets crazier… I’m no scientist, but I’ll try to explain to the best of my understanding here. Wim claims he can tap into the autonomous nervous system, which is the system responsible for controlling unconscious bodily functions, such as breathing, heartbeat, and temperature regulation. To prove it, he did a study where he was injected with an endotoxin that would illicit an intense immunological response. Where most people would get flu-like symptomsnausea, vomiting, etc. — he experienced little more than a mild headache, which means he essentially shut off his immune response. We still really dont know how it works exactly, and more studies need to be done. If this incredible feat can be replicated, it could have tremendous implications on the current healthcare system.
NPR
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Hackaday
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Stringed instruments make noise from the vibrations of tuned strings, using acoustic or electronic means to amplify those vibrations to the point where they're loud enough to hear. The strings are triggered in a variety of ways piano strings are hit with hammers, guitar strings are plucked, while violin strings are bowed. Meanwhile, [Martin] from the band [Wintergatan] is using marbles to play a bass guitar. [Martin] starts out with a basic setup. The bass guitar is placed on the workbench, while a piece of wood is taped to a tripod. The wood has a hole drilled through it, and marbles are dropped through the aperture in an attempt to get them to land on the string. Plastic containers are used to easily alter the angle the bass guitar sits at, relative to the bench, while an acrylic guide sits around the string to try to guide the marbles in the desired direction.