Tech and terrorism experts question Trump’s airline electronics ban

After the Trump administration announced a ban on carrying electronic devices larger than a cellphone in the cabins of US-bound airplanes coming from certain Middle Eastern and African countries, experts were left questioning whether such a ban will actually be effective in preventing terrorist attacks. Ban ‘ignores the realities of terrorist behavior”No new technological breakthroughs make this threat any more serious today’Implications on airline businessBan ‘both necessary and proportional’ to threat… …read more Source:: AOL.com

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Jeremy Johnson to deny claims against ex-Utah A.G. John Swallow in FEC case, court papers say

SALT LAKE CITY — Imprisoned businessman Jeremy Johnson refused to testify against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow at his criminal trial last month. But a new court filing in the ongoing Federal Election Commission case against the two men says Johnson will deny that Swallow had any part in making illegal campaign contributions to several politicians. Johnson allegedly used “straw” donors to give $100,000 to former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, $50,000 to Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and $20,000 to now retired Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. The FEC caps individual donations to federal candidates at $2,400. Swallow solicited large contributions from Johnson to Shurtleff’s and Lee’s campaigns, and told… Read More

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Loro Piana: A Rare Kind of Luxury

With fleeces harvested from venerated creatures Loro Piana spins yarns of the most exquisite kind Profile Felix Bischof Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 11:47pm Luxury goods company loro piana has its roots in Piedmont, the largest region in northern Italy. This is an area of rugged beauty: flanked by the Alps and bordering France and Switzerland, its rolling hills lead to secluded valleys, deep forests and verdant plains. Pietro Loro Piana established the family company in 1924 in Quarona, a small bucolic town a mere 90-minute drive from the bustling streets of Milan. Humble beginnings for a company that is today considered the world’s largest manufacturer of cashmere, and its… Read More

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Notebook: Mariners give Puerto Rico permission to use closer Edwin Diaz in WBC final

PEORIA, Ariz. – Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura are back in camp from the Dominican Republic’s run in the World Baseball Classic, and they’re all in the lineup against the A’s Tuesday night. Felix Hernandez (Venezuela) is back as well and scheduled to pitch Thursday. As for Edwin Diaz, well, he still has work to do with Puerto Rico in the WBC, and the Mariners are going to let him do it. “They will use him if they need him tomorrow,” Scott Servais said Tuesday afternoon. There was some question whether Diaz would be allowed to throw again in the WBC after throwing two innings in Puerto Rico’s… Read More

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You Won't Believe What Caused This Emergency Landing

It’s not just weather that can cause travel issues. You’ve heard about the stowaway that caused one flight to stay grounded and the blanket that caused another flight to get rerouted, but what about that complimentary beverage service? Delish reports that a seemingly innocuous drink caused one flight to take a detour. It’ll make you wonder why those airplane cups are so small. According to Jacksonville.com, an American Airlines flight en route to Miami from Chicago, had to make an emergency landing when a spilled soda led to mechanical issues. The flight landed at Jacksonville International Airport around 4:45 pm on Tuesday evening. All of the 150 passengers are safe… Read More

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Sharks vs. Minnesota Wild pregame: Three keys for San Jose

Sharks (42-23-7, 19-13-3 away) vs. Minnesota (43-23-7, 23-10-1 home), 5:30 p.m., Xcel Energy Center, NBCSN, 98.5 KFOX The Sharks are 31-17-2-6 all-time vs. Minnesota and are 0-2 against the Wild this season. In their last meeting on March 5 in St. Paul, Martin Jones made 25 saves and Melker Karlsson scored the only goal as the Sharks lost to the Wild 3-1. Eric Staal scored twice, including an empty-netter with 1:49 to play. The Wild has gone 1-7 since that game. The Sharks have gone 4-4. Today’s stories: Offensive struggles continue as Sharks lose to Dallas Stars 1-0 Hansen, Tierney are scratched prior to Sharks’ game vs. Dallas Sharks notes:… Read More

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Live updates: Warriors vs. Mavericks, Tuesday night

Get the latest score and analysis from our live feed on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. as the Warriors face the Mavericks in Dallas. The Warriors (56-14) will be looking for their fifth consecutive game when the Curry Brothers square off at American Airlines Center. Big brother Stephen Curry hit 7-of-12 3-pointers Monday night on his way to 23 points in the Warriors’ 111-95 win in Oklahoma City. Klay Thompson, Curry’s Splash Brother, also nailed 7 3’s and had a game-high 34 points. Seth Curry is having a career year for the Mavericks (30-39), nailing 42% of his 3-pointers and averaging a career-best 12.7 points per game. Former Warrior Harrison Barnes… Read More

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GOP senator asks Trump Supreme Court nominee famous Reddit question about horse-sized ducks and duck-sized horses

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch got an usual question during the second day of his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona asked Gorsuch if he would rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or 1 horse-sized duck. The question came from Flake’s teenage son, but is famous as a popular meme on Reddit. Gorsuch responded: “You can tell (your son) I’m very rarely at a loss for words, but you got me.” He did not answer the question. The same inquiry boggled Obama administration staff when it was asked during President Barack Obama’s Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session in 2012, however the former-president didn’t see the question, so… Read More

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‘Disconnect’ with players has Dan Bylsma’s future with Sabres in doubt

The Buffalo Sabres have disappointed this year — the team currently sits near the bottom of the Eastern Conference — but what does that mean for coach Dan Bylsma’s future? According to Buffalo News writer Mike Harrington, who joined Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 590 The Fan’s Prime Time Sports on Tuesday, Bylsma would likely be on his way out if it were up to some of the players. “There’s no question, Elliotte, that there is a disconnect between Dan Byslma and some of these players,” Harrington said. “There’s no question that some of these players probably want a different coach next year.” In Harrington’s view, it has become clear this… Read More

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