Hacking a voting machine is getting easier

Lock-picking a ballot machine used in previous U.S. elections at the DEF CON 27 Hacking Conference “Voting Village.” (Alex Diaz/Fox News) HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM RANSOMWARE USING WINDOWS 10 In many cases, physical ports were unprotected, passwords were either left unset or in their default configuration and security features went unused or in some cases, were disabled, the report added. Attendees were given access to over 100 machines at the event, including direct-recording electronic voting machines, electronic poll books, Ballot Marking Devices, Optical scanners and hybrid systems. One machine, based on an old PC hardware, had no BIOS password…

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Trump Baselessly Claims Obama Asked Foreign Leaders For Intel On Him

Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a Donald Trump on Wednesday attempted to turn the tables on his political opponents with a baseless accusation. “Well, that’s what he did, isn’t it?” Trump said in reference to Obama. “Really, when you think about it, that whole witch hunt was started, and hopefully that will all come out,” he said before trailing off with a list of books he said would back him up.  “That was all planned,” he said. “Like everything, that was all planned.” “It’s very sad what the Democrats are doing to this country,” he said. “They’re dividing, they’re belittling, they’re demeaning our…

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Twitter and Facebook are under fire for removing ‘vagina’ from ads for a gynecology book

London (CNN Business)Twitter removed advertisements for a book on gynecology because they used the word “vagina,” a prominent medical practitioner has claimed. “Our societal inability to say vagina like we say elbow is one reason I insisted on VAGINA in the title,” she said in a subsequent tweet. “When we’re not allowed to say a word the implication is it’s dirty or shameful. Not being able to buy an ad because of the word vagina for a book about vaginas is ridiculous.” Gunter’s initial tweet quoted an earlier post from Kensington Publishing, publisher of “The Vagina Bible.” The publisher shared…

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Rose McGowan wants Harvey Weinstein’s former advisor Lisa Bloom disbarred

Attorney Lisa Bloom, who briefly served as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein, is under fire in a new book called “She Said” about the disgraced mogul’s takedown. Actress Rose McGowan, who accused Weinstein of sexual assault, wants Bloom disbarred following her alleged conduct in the Weinstein case. (Getty) LISA BLOOM SAYS HARVEY WEINSTEIN ‘TOTALLY LIED’ TO HER, SAYS SHE DIDN’T KNOW SEVERITY OF ALLEGATIONS Toward the end of the memo, Bloom wrote, “A reminder: would you please connect me with David Boies so that I can get retained?” McGowan was the first person Kantor interviewed off the record, as is…

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Sarah Sanders plans memoir about her time as Trump’s press secretary; release set for late 2020

The book, which has yet to receive a title, will be about “the most dramatic and challenging moments” during her time in the White House and will address “the media, family, faith, and performing an all-consuming and highly visible job while raising her young family,” according to a news release. FOX NEWS SIGNS SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS TO PROVIDE POLITICAL COMMENTARY Sarah Sanders is seen in the White House briefing room during her former role as White House press secretary, June 14, 2018. (Associated Press) “From Arkansas to the White House and back, I’m excited to tell my story about the challenges…

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Angelina Jolie Takes Starring Role In Marvel Movie ‘The Eternals’

Angelina Jolie is set to star in the upcoming Marvel movie “The Eternals,” making her the latest A-list actor to venture into the superhero world, the studio Like Marvel’s other projects, details on the film had been kept under wraps, Marvel announced Saturday that Jolie’s co-stars will include Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Brian Tyree Henry, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff and Don Lee. a comic book series, originally from 1976, involving the Eternals, genetically modified humans created by the cosmic beings known as the Celestials, who also created some villainous counterparts, the Deviants. Earlier this year, Marvel executives hinted that the movie…

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Justin Bieber Choreographer Emma Portner Accuses Him Of ‘Degrading Women’

Justin Bieber has lambasted the pop star on social media, accusing him of degrading women and paying her “less than minimum wage.” “I couldn’t afford to eat. I was sweeping studio floors to be able to practice my own craft. The way you degrade women is an abomination.” Portner, whose partner is actress Ellen Page, posted the accusations on the heels of Bieber expressing his support for manager Scooter Braun. Braun is currently In light of “You religiously go to a church that does not support the LGBTQ+ community,” wrote Portner. “Your company hired an out lesbian in your music…

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The Theresa May story

Theresa May to resign as prime minister Ministerial resignations and parliamentary rebellions that would have spelled the end for a prime minister in normal times seemed to bounce off her. She ploughed on, seemingly oblivious to the chaos around her, telling MPs “nothing has changed” and promising to deliver on the “will” of British people, even as her power over Parliament and control of her warring party drained away to nothing. It might have been different had she managed to win the 2017 general election. Image copyright Theresa May Image caption Theresa May married her husband Philip in 1980 Date…

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The 2020 Democrats as ‘Game of Thrones’ characters

(CNN)(THE NIGHT IS DARK AND FULL OF SPOILERS — proceed with caution) Even with the slew of recent deaths on the show — RIP, Jorah Mormont — there are still a massive cast of characters to wrestle with as we move toward the end game. What else, you ask, has lots of characters and drama with an uncertain ending? (Amazing segue, right???) Why, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, of course! With 21 official candidates all seeking the Iron Thro — er, Democratic nomination — it’s sometimes hard to keep track of who’s who. (Sidebar: 60% of the time my…

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How the Trump administration won a major policy shift from the Chinese on fentanyl

Washington (CNN)Officials from the Office of National Drug Control Policy were preparing a briefing for President Donald Trump late last year ahead of his meeting with the Chinese President at the G20 summit when they decided they needed a visual aid to drive home their point. The move, which came as the two countries grappled in an escalating trade war, was the product of months of lobbying by the Trump administration after a turn towards a harder line on the topic in 2017, multiple officials involved in the process told CNN. Over the next year and a half, negotiators chipped…

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