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Seven elected to Hockey Hall of Fame – NHL.com

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Video: Selanne, Andreychuk, Recchi, Kariya elected to HHOF Selanne, who set an NHL rookie record with 76 goals for the Winnipeg Jets in 1992-93 and scored 684 times in 21 NHL seasons, was elected in his first year of eligibility. He broke the previous record of 53 set by Hall of Fame forward Mike Bossy of the New York Islanders in 1977-78, and his 132 points also are a record…

OSU baseball: Mulholland honored again – Corvallis Gazette Times

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Get a Canon EOS Rebel T6 dSLR kit for $344 – CNET – CNET

Monday, June 26, 2017

CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Twitter! Canon’s T6 is a dSLR for penny-pinchers When it has to be cheap. by Lori Grunin Today’s deal is a rerun, but the very best kind: same product, even…

Nikon Just Set the World Record for the Biggest Human Camera – PetaPixel (blog)

Monday, June 26, 2017

Nikon has just been awarded the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human camera. To celebrate its upcoming 100th anniversary on July 25th, 2017, Nikon released a load of collectible lenses, cameras, and other items. But their latest stunt in the celebration was to stand around in the courtyard of a rather beautiful Italian building in a bid to create a camera made of people. The feat was undertaken by…

CNN’s Jim Acosta Again Chides White House for Banning Cameras From Briefings – Variety

Monday, June 26, 2017

CNN’s Jim Acosta pressed White House spokesman Sean Spicer to allow cameras to be turned on during Monday’s press briefing, as the Trump team increasingly has restricted the type of coverage of what has been a routine ritual for reporters on the beat. Acosta, frustrated at not being called on during recent briefings, blurted out a question about healthcare instead. “There’s no camera on, Jim,” Spicer said. “Maybe we should…

KPD enters into contract for upgraded body cameras – Kokomo Tribune

Monday, June 26, 2017

KOKOMO – The Kokomo Police Department has entered into a contract for new body cameras that officials say include various upgrades related to the recording of officer–public interactions. The contract, with Axon Enterprise, Inc., formerly known as Taser International, was approved last week by the Kokomo Board of Public Works and includes 93 Axon Body 2 cameras, increased data storage, new warranties and more. Overall, the…

This is What a Nikon DSLR Looks Like After a Dog ‘Uses’ It – PetaPixel – PetaPixel (blog)

Monday, June 26, 2017

Pro tip: if you’d like to keep your DSLR looking nice, don’t let large dog get its jaws or paws on it. One photographer over in Belgium learned a hard lesson recently when his German Shepherd spent some quality time with his brand new Nikon D500. The $1,900 camera was recently sent in by the photographer to Belgian camera store PCH Pro Shop, where it was purchased from. “A customer…

University Of Minnesota Police Testing Out Body Cameras « WCCO … – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Monday, June 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police officers on University of Minnesota campuses are testing out body cameras this summer. The Minnesota Daily reports that officers at three University of Minnesota campuses – Twin Cities, Duluth and Morris – began trying out the technology earlier this month in a test slated to last for two more months. Each campus is testing a different brand of body camera, with an eye on which models…

Supreme Court Will Hear Travel Ban, Which Is Partly Reinstated – New York Times

Monday, June 26, 2017

Karen Tumlin, legal director of the National Immigration Law Center, said advocates for refugees and other immigrants would urge the justices this fall to lift the president’s travel ban for everyone seeking to come to the United States. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “We think it’s repugnant to our values that they might be treated differently because of where they are from or how they choose to pray,” Ms….

Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO Says – New York Times

Monday, June 26, 2017

Mr. McConnell already faced a host of reservations from across the ideological spectrum in his conference. Five Republican senators have said they cannot support the version of the bill that was released last week, and Mr. McConnell can afford to lose only two. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Before the budget office released its report on Monday, the American Medical Association officially announced its opposition to the bill, and…

Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon – Washington Post

Monday, June 26, 2017

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Phil Mickelson isn’t sure what’s next for Jim “Bones” Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last week they had decided to split up after 25 years and more than 600 tournaments around the world, ending one of golf’s most successful relationships. Mickelson’s brother Tim is going to caddie for him for the…

62 seconds of Sean Spicer not answering a simple question – CNN

Monday, June 26, 2017

(CNN)CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Sean Spicer a simple question on Monday: Why were cameras not allowed to record today’s daily press briefing? ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘cnnmoney/2017/06/23/cnn-sketch-artist-white-house-briefing.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_11’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623172552-wh-briefing-colored-sketches-3-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist…

Supreme Court Turns Down Case on Carrying Guns in Public – New York Times

Monday, June 26, 2017

The court has seldom addressed the scope of Second Amendment rights. In 2008, in District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep guns at home for self-defense. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Since then, the court has said little else about what other laws may violate the Second Amendment. In the lower courts, very few challenges to gun…

Microsoft’s plan to stop thieves stealing laptops revealed by patent – The Independent

Monday, June 26, 2017

Microsoft has filed a new patent designed to discourage potential laptop thieves. The document describes functionality that would bring the devices in line with smartphones, which users can remotely disable and wipe, in order to prevent thieves from re-selling them. Microsoft’s patent shows off a similar system for laptops, which remain a popular target for criminals. Users would be able to remotely disable a stolen laptop in much the same…

This Alternative to the Laptop Ban Would Tighten Airport Security at Low Inconvenience – Daily Signal

Monday, June 26, 2017

U.S. officials say they have uncovered evidence that the Islamic State was using Mosul University laboratories to develop bombs that could pass through airport screeners undetected. When the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, captured Mosul, it also took possession of the modern screening equipment at Mosul’s airport that would allow it to test its new bomb designs. This previously classified information is thought to be the reason that the Department of…

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube launch anti-terrorism partnership – The Verge

Monday, June 26, 2017

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube have launched a partnership aimed at combating terrorists online. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism builds on several existing initiatives, which are designed to scrub terrorist recruitment material from the internet and promote counter-narratives to potential recruits. The forum is supposed to make it easier for its members to cooperate with each other, as well as with governments, smaller companies, and non-governmental organizations. The…

Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 Source Code Leak, Digital IDs For The Undocumented, Dictate For Outlook – Forbes

Monday, June 26, 2017

A Microsoft logo glowing at the Computex Show in Taipei (Photo credit: SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images) Microsoft Monday is a weekly column that focuses on updates in regards to the Redmond giant. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about a digital ID program for the undocumented, a new video streaming service, the Microsoft Dictate add-in for Outlook and a portion of the Windows 10 source code leaking. Microsoft And Accenture Are…

BMW adding 1,000 jobs at South Carolina plant – CNBC.com – CNBC

Monday, June 26, 2017

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BMW adding 1000 jobs at South Carolina car plant – Charleston Post Courier

Monday, June 26, 2017

+2  Elected officials on hand to hear about BMW’s latest expansion plans included U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (left), U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (second from left) and Gov. Henry McMaster (fourth from left). Provided/BMW North America Automaker BMW topped off its silver-anniversary celebration with South Carolina in high style Monday, announcing plans to add 1,000 jobs and invest another $600 million at…