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State Secrets Privilege Invoked to Block Testimony in C.I.A. Torture Case

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The Justice Department invoked executive powers in a lawsuit filed by former detainees against two psychologists who helped run the agency’s interrogation program.

Gold Star father Khizr Khan canceled speech in Toronto after being told his travel privileges were under review

Live updates: Revised ban puts restrictions on 6 Muslim-majority countries, excludes Iraq March 6, 2017, 1:12 p.m. President Trump signed an executive order Monday ordering new travel restrictions for residents of six Muslim-majority countries as well as a temporary ban on refugees from around...

POTUS Ditches WOTUS

The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation had the privilege of being with the President of the United States Tuesday as he signed an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to formally reconsider the controversial Waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule under the Clean Water Act. Show More Summary

11-Year Old Linux Kernel Vulnerability Could Result In Privilege Escalation (Here's How To Fix It)

A newly found Linux kernel security vulnerability dates back to 2005 and could potentially be exploited for kernel code execution and local privilege escalation. The flaw affects a number of distributions including Red Hat, Debian, OpenSUSE, SUSE and Ubuntu. Here's how to patch this flaw on your Linux systems. More »      

Top Dem on House Intel Committee Says More Info Coming on Flynn

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, says that conversations Flynn had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak are not covered by executive privilege and there’s more to come, Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-C… Read The post Top Dem on House Intel Committee Says More Info Coming on Flynn appeared first on Towleroad.

Editorial Note From the Singularity Hub Team

The Trump administration’s executive order on immigration has affected many in tech, and our site is no exception. Our team is privileged to work with bright and talented individuals from all over the world, and we were recently saddened to learn one of our writers, Raya Bidshahri, is among those whose future has been made […]

"I never imagined using dance to reach street kids."

It is my great privilege to partner with the two organizations described in the guest post by Rebecca Davis, Executive Director of MindLeaps. It's laughable to think that street kids--the hasslers and hustlers that plague many people's...Show More Summary

Sally Boynton Brown: DNC Chair Hopeful Says Her Job Is To Shut Down White People [Video]

Sally Boynton Brown delivered what appears to be an indictment of “privileged” white Democrats at a Democratic National Committee (DNC) candidate forum in Washington, D.C. on Monday. The executive director of Idaho’s Democratic Party,...Show More Summary

Martin Shkreli loses Twitter privileges

Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli, dubbed the "pharma bro" and vilified for raising the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was suspended by Twitter on Sunday for harassing a female journalist.        

Quiet Executive cooperation makes part of NAMA investigation go away

2 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

SUNDAY LIFE reports SDLP and People Before Profit walkout from Standards and Privileges Committee in early December over DUP and Sinn Fein voting down referral of Finance Committee members dealings with Jamie Bryson to Assembly Commissioner for Standards, Douglas Bain.

Andy Puzder, Trump's apparent choice for Labor secretary, is a good spokesman for fast-food restaurant owners. For their employees, not so much

Andy Puzder, the chief executive of the company that owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains, is one of the nation’s most effective spokesmen for the rights and privileges of fast-food franchisers. But as a spokesman for the rights of workers, especially the low-wage workers employed in his chains,...

High-Ranking ABC Executive Announces Retirement

A top executive at ABC is retiring after a 27-year career at the network. Announcing her retirement today was Geri Wang, president of ABC Sales. Wang will retire in March 2017. “It has been an honor and a privilege to...

Theresa May Must Go Further on Making Companies Reveal Executive Pay

Only a few weeks into her term as prime minister, Theresa May boldly pledged to “reform capitalism, so that it works for everyone—not just the privileged few.” It was a brave rallying cry—one that was met by equal concern from partsShow More Summary

Analyzing the Recent Windows Zero-Day Escalation of Privilege Exploit

Recently we caught a malicious sample that exploits a PDF vulnerability–CVE-2013-3346, we believe–and executes after a use-after-free condition occurs. During our analysis we noticed that this PDF sample also exploits a zero-day local Windows vulnerability–CVE-2013-5065–to escalate privilege. Show More Summary

Podesta Emails: Obama Claimed Executive Privilege To Avoid Disclosing Emails Between Himself and Hillary to Congress

Of course. In a March 4, 2015 email to Hillary Clinton's lawyer Cheryl Mills, Clinton's eventual campaign chairman John Podesta asks if they should withhold email exchanges between Clinton and President Obama that were sent over Clinton's private server. The...

Former News UK executives found guilty of misleading Parliament over phone hacking

Former executives of Rupert Murdoch's News UK misled Parliament over the phone hacking scandal, the House of Commons Privileges Committee has concluded. The group of MPs found that ex-News of the World editor Colin Myler and Tom Crone,...Show More Summary

Who Should #HR Report To?

In my career as an HR professional, I’ve had the privilege of reporting to both the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief finance officer (CFO), in addition to the executive vice president of human resources. The reason I say privilege is because I learned something from all the people I’ve reported to. Show More Summary

I’m Using My White Privilege to Help Tell Diverse Stories in Hollywood

7 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

As one of the Executive Producers who developed ‘East Los High,’ and the founder of Wise Entertainment, a company dedicated to telling stories for and by women and people who are underrepresented in the mainstream, diversity has always been a natural part of what I do, because it is simply the only... Continue reading

Coming Distractions: Eddie Murphy rebrands himself as a wise old chef in the Mr. Church trailer

If there’s one thing that studio executives never get tired of greenlighting, it’s stories of privileged but emotionally damaged young white people who have their lives changed by the presence of older working-class black folk. Glancing...Show More Summary

Disrupting Higher Education

Throughout my career as chief customer officer, and chief marketing officer, I've had the privilege to collaborate and serve numerous executives in the higher education industry. Based on my experience, I strongly believe that two of the most disruptive executive thought leaders in higher education are Dr. Show More Summary

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