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06 декабря, 12:15

New AeroVironment 32-Amp Home Charger Is An Official Chevrolet Bolt Accessory

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and AeroVironment 32A home charger ( (Image credit: AeroVironment) As the Chevrolet Bolt EV finally starts to arrive in dealerships this month, General Motors has a new approved accessory, AeroVironment's new 32-amp EVSE-RS charger. With an official EPA-estimated driving range of 238 miles, the Bolt is far [...]

06 декабря, 00:41

Jim Rogers on Trump Win: We Need to Return to Free Markets

Legendary investor Jim Rogers is here with us; his analysis shows how deserving he is of his incredible internet fame. Today we discuss his thoughts on the Trump presidency's effect on US & World markets, China tensions, the Federal Reserve rate hike which he guarantees for December and... This is an excerpt only please visit http://www.jimrogersinvestments.com for the full story , full links, other content, and more! Thank You >>>>

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05 декабря, 23:44

Фондовый рынок США закрылся ростом

Американский фондовый рынок закрылся ростом, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones поднялся на 0,22% и составил 19 212,59 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 вырос на 0,56%, до 2204,33 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи NASDAQ ...

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05 декабря, 18:13

Фондовый рынок США открылся ростом

Американский фондовый рынок открылся ростом, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones вырос на 0,49% и составил 19 264,08 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 поднялся на 0,65%, до 2206,12 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи NASDAQ ...

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05 декабря, 00:21

Не их песенки спеты // Вышел новый альбом The Rolling Stones "Blue & Lonesome"

Группа The Rolling Stones выпустила первый за более чем десять лет новый альбом. БОРИС БАРАБАНОВ считает, что поклонники, конечно, готовы принять их любыми, но предпочли бы, чтобы не "Blue & Lonesome" оказался их лебединой песней.

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04 декабря, 18:36

Опубликовано видео с места гибели детей в ДТП под Ханты-Мансийском

В интернете появилось видео, предположительно, с места аварии рейсового автобуса и грузовика в Ханты-Мансийском автономном округе.

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03 декабря, 18:05

В Казани официально открылся новый торговый центр «Горки Парк»

Сегодня состоялось официальное открытие нового торгового центра «Горки Парк», который в тестовом режиме работает уже три дня.

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02 декабря, 23:53

Фондовый рынок США закрылся разнонаправленно

Американский фондовый рынок закрылся разнонаправленно, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones упал на 0,12% и составил 19 168,06 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 вырос на 0,10%, до 2193,34 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи ...

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02 декабря, 17:52

Фондовый рынок США открылся падением

Американский фондовый рынок открылся падением, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones снизился на 0,2% и составил 19 153,5 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 просел на 0,01%, до 2190,8 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи NASDAQ ...

02 декабря, 15:00

Senate Democrat Urges Obama To Ensure The CIA Torture Report Won't Disappear

WASHINGTON ― If President Barack Obama wants to codify his legacy on banning the use of torture in U.S. intelligence gathering, he should declassify the 6,700-page CIA torture report and make it a federal record, according to a top Senate Democrat. Ron Wyden, a vocal member of the Senate intelligence committee, has long urged the administration to declassify the report with necessary redactions. But now he’s pressuring Obama to make the report a document of federal record before he leaves office ― protecting it from possible destruction under a Donald Trump presidency. With Trump heading to the White House in just under two months, the Oregon Democrat told The Huffington Post it’s “more important than ever” that the American public know what is in the full torture report. Something Obama “can do today on this,” Wyden said, is “make sure the report isn’t destroyed and lost to history.” “All that the president needs to do is direct that the report be a federal record under the Federal Records Act, and an agency record pursuant to [the Freedom of Information Act], and then it can be disseminated widely to appropriate, cleared agencies,” Wyden said in his Capitol Hill office on Wednesday. On his second day in office Obama used his executive authority to ban “enhanced interrogation” techniques authorized by President George W. Bush, but his administration decided not to press charges against individuals involved in the torture program. Prompted by revelations that the CIA had destroyed videotapes of some of its interrogations, the Senate intelligence committee voted in 2009 to investigate the CIA’s detention and interrogation program. In December 2014, the Democrats on the committee released a 525-page executive summary of their findings. They concluded that the CIA’s interrogation program used techniques far more brutal than it had previously disclosed and misled the public about the efficacy of the program in producing intelligence. The full report remains classified. Lawyers who represent detainees at Guantanamo who were previously held at CIA black sites say the executive summary of the torture report reveals only a small part of the abuse their clients endured. The Obama administration has been less than eager to declassify the report, with agencies directed to keep their copies unopened. Even less transparency is expected from his successor. Trump, a real estate businessman with no prior government experience, said earlier this year that he would “bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.” Trump’s sympathetic stance toward torture is why Wyden thinks the president-elect wouldn’t think twice about the destruction of a report long mired in controversy. “It seems to me ― and this’ll be the argument we’d be making to the administration ― that the president wants a legacy issue,” Wyden said. “This is something he can do today that will be very meaningful, and frankly we’re very concerned that it’s just going to get destroyed and that will be that.” Making the torture report a federal record would not require its declassification, but making it an agency record would open it up to a Freedom of Information Act request. Even then, it can be redacted in part or full.  The report, an “exhaustive history with hundreds of footnotes,” should “at a minimum” be protected, Wyden said. He later clarified it has tens of thousands of footnotes. Wyden pointed to Trump’s campaign promises, the views of those he’s surrounding himself with, and comments made by his Republican colleagues as proof there’s a real threat the report could be lost forever. In January 2015, during his first month as chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) requested that the White House return every copy of the document that had been distributed to the administration officials and federal agencies. In a letter to Obama, Burr wrote: “I consider that report to be a highly classified and committee sensitive document.” “It should not be entered into any Executive Branch system of records,” Burr continued. At the time, Burr also said he planned to give back a critical secret document, the Panetta Review, that underpins the entire Senate investigation into the CIA’s torture program. Burr never got the copies of the torture report back; the White House said it would “preserve the status quo.” But once Republicans have complete control of the federal government from the White House on down, it only follows that Burr would again request to have the last copies of the secret report returned. And what he does with them after that is pretty much up to him.   That means the fate of the infamous document would depend on individual senators like Wyden fighting to keep it in existence until it can be declassified. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who led the intel committee during the investigation and when the report was released, is also pushing for Obama to declassify the document. She hasn’t always been supportive, however. A New Yorker report published in the summer of 2015 said Wyden, then-Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) rarely aligned with Feinstein on surveillance and tried to convince her to push for the entire declassification of the report. “Feinstein, concerned that the information in the full report would be too inflammatory, decided that the executive summary sufficed for the time being,” according to the New Yorker. She’s changed her mind since, and handed a letter to Vice President Joe Biden to give to Obama last week, urging him to make it public. “The time has come to declassify the report, allow the general public to make up its own mind,” Feinstein said, according to Politico. At least, those that’ll read 7,000 pages.” So far, the White House response has not been encouraging. “It was not a full-throated: ‘We are gonna declassify the report,” Wyden said of recent statements coming from the administration. “So we’ve got some heavy lifting to do on that.” In the final days of the Obama administration, Wyden says, he plans to focus on preserving the torture report so people understand what the CIA engaged in when interrogating suspected terrorists, and “that it’s contrary to our values; contrary to our laws.” “I want to amp up the concern I have to make sure that this full report is not destroyed,” he said. “That’s all the more reason why the report ought to be put in hands of American people so that you can have a real debate about this.” White House spokesman Ned Price didn’t comment on Obama’s plans for the report or on calls by Democratic senators for it to be declassified or made a federal record. “The President supported the declassification of the Summary, Findings, and Conclusions of the Senate’s report on detention and interrogation, with appropriate redactions for national security, in part to ensure certain practices were never employed again,” Price said. “We also have made clear that U.S. law prohibits torture without exception, and that all U.S. personnel are prohibited from engaging in torture at all times and in all places. Similarly, we reaffirmed our commitment to the Convention Against Torture, and have strongly backed Congressional efforts to codify key interrogation reforms from the Executive Order that the President signed nearly 8 years ago.” “To be sure, we have owned up to past mistakes and helped to right wrongs ―both at home and abroad,” Price continued. “As the President said in 2014, ‘No nation is perfect. But one of the strengths that makes America exceptional is our willingness to openly confront our past, face our imperfections, make changes and do better.’ That is precisely what we have done and will continue to do.” When Feinstein disseminated the copies nearly two years ago there were eight: one sent to the White House, two to the CIA (one for the inspector general, which was “mistakenly” deleted) and the rest to five different agencies. The White House declined to comment Thursday on the status of the various copies. Jessica Schulberg contributed reporting.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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02 декабря, 11:09

Johnson & Johnson обязали выплатить $1 млрд за дефектные протезы

Федеральный суд присяжных Далласа обязал компанию Johnson & amp; Johnson и ее подразделение DePuy Orthopaedics выплатить около $1 млрд за некачественные эндопротезы тазобедренного сустава Pinnacle. Об этом сообщает Reuters. Присяжными было ...

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02 декабря, 08:14

The Secret to Making Canned Soup Taste Delicious

Canned soup manages to be extremely salty and extremely bland all at the same time. Adding a few easy ingredients can make it instantly delicious.

02 декабря, 04:12

4 Games Free for Xbox Live Gold Members in December 2016

Xbox Live Gold subscribers are in for a great month of free games in December, from "Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition" to "Burnout Paradise."

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01 декабря, 23:45

Фондовый рынок США закрылся разнонаправленно

Американский фондовый рынок закрылся разнонаправленно, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones вырос на 0,25% и составил 19 171,62 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 снизился на 0,46%, до 2188,64 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи ...

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01 декабря, 18:24

Фондовый рынок США открылся разнонаправленно

Американский фондовый рынок открылся разнонаправленно, об этом свидетельствуют данные торгов. Индекс Dow Jones вырос на 0,32% и составил 19 184,7 пункта. Индекс S & amp;P 500 поднялся на 0,06%, до 2200,03 пункта. Индекс электронной биржи ...

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01 декабря, 17:32

Nestle разработала технологию уменьшения содержания сахара в батончиках

Швейцарская компания Nestlе заявила, что нашла способ уменьшить количество сахара в своих шоколадных батончиках на 40% без ущерба для вкуса, пишет The Guardian. По новой технологии компании, которая выпускает известные батончики KitKat, ...

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01 декабря, 15:33

Число объявленных корпоративных увольнений в США в ноябре сократилось на 13%

Москва, 1 декабря. /МФД-ИнфоЦентр, MFD.RU/Согласно отчёту консалтинговой компании Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., число объявленных корпоративных увольнений в США в ноябре сократилось на 13.0% по сравнению с аналогичным периодом прошлого года, составив 26.9 тыс. Месяцем ранее показатель сниз...

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01 декабря, 15:32

Датская Maersk приобретет своего немецкого конкурента

Датский конгломерат A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S намерен приобрести немецкого конкурента Hamburg S & amp;uuml;d, сообщает Reuters. Hamburg S & amp;uuml;d, часть Oetker Group, является седьмой по величине компанией в мире, которая владеет 130 ...

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