Hillary Clinton’s Gay Rights Evolution

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — The crowd of supporters stretched around Main Street on a busy Saturday in August, hundreds of Hamptonites curving past the Ralph Lauren and Tiffany & Co. stores, waiting patiently to greet Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Mrs. Clinton had taken a break from her beach vacation to sign copies of her latest memoir, “Hard Choices.” Her presence transformed BookHampton, the bookseller the Clintons frequent on their working summer vacations, into a sort of pre-campaign event with Secret Service agents, and well-wishers including Martha Stewart and Howard Dean.
The shores of Long Island are not exactly a proxy for the enthusiasm Mrs. Clinton may find on a nationwide presidential campaign. But among the many gay couples in the crowd, a refrain emerged.
“You literally brought tears to my eyes when you said gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights,” said a stylish man in white jeans who greeted the former first lady with his partner in tow.
It’s a sentiment often expressed as gay voters mull what Mrs. Clinton’s potential 2016 presidential campaign would mean for gay rights. In her four years at the State Department, she prioritized international gay rights, including a 2011 speech in Geneva in which she urged countries to accept gays and lesbians. In the year and a half since she left her post, she has made gay rights a focus. Last fall she accepted an award at the Elton John AIDS Foundation gala in New York; the singer praised Mrs. Clinton’s efforts for human rights.
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Who invented email?

You never know when or who will have that spark of inspiration and change the world forever.
A then, 14-year-old boy had that spark, re-writing the history books bringing the way we communicate into the digital age back in the 1970s.

Shiva Ayyadurai was just a kid living in New Jersey, according to NBC Philadelphia, immigrating with his parents from India, the son of a mathematician mother and chemical engineer father.

In 1978, at the age of 14, he was given the task, while he was still in high school during the morning and working for a medical university in the afternoons, to come up with an electronic way staff  for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to communicate, NBC Philadelphia reported.

While he did not have the initial idea for an electronic way to communicate, that came from a colleague, NBC Philadelphia reported, he did come up with framework and wrote the programming that turned into what we all use today.
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Here’s how to track terrorists on Google Earth

Videos and pictures posted online by terrorists are supposed to be tools of propaganda. But they can also play a crucial role in helping to identify the locations of these militants. The producers of the Web site Bellingcathave dedicated themselves to doing exactly that and recently were able to locate an Iraqi training camp of Islamic State militants. "This stuff really isn't that hard to do once you pick up the basics," Bellingcat-founder Eliot Higgins told WorldViews.
Higgins used to operate under the pseudonym Brown Moses when he started to blog about Syria in 2012. He had never been to a war zone, did not speak Arabic and knew little more about weapons than the average Xbox owner. The reason why he had time to blog was his unemployment as a former finance and admin worker. But Higgins’s analyses of YouTube videos and photos posted from the Syrian frontline won him praise and attention. Higgins, who initially hid behind his pseudonym, decided to reveal his real identity in order to better defend the integrity of his work. It was a watershed moment: A field previously occupied by a few specialists was now open to anyone with interest, rigor and an Internet connection.
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Scott Brown Wants To Give Obama Power To Strip US Citizenship

Republican candidate for US Senate Scott Brown called on President Obama and Congress last week to acquire the ability to strip United States residents of their citizenship as a method of fighting terrorism.
“One of the greatest threats facing the homeland today is the mayhem that will happen when hundreds of American ISIS fighters return to the United States to spread their terror here. Their goal is to march down Pennsylvania Avenue and plant a flag at the White House, and mass killing is their means for achieving that goal. That’s why Congress needs to pass legislation that would strip the citizenship of any American who joins a foreign terrorist organization,” said Brown.
Brown said that passing such a bill is “common sense”.
This is not the first time Brown has attempted to pass such a law. In 2010, Brown and Senator Joe Lieberman introduced a bill, called the Terrorist Expatriation Act: “To add joining a foreign terrorist organization or engaging in or supporting hostilities against the United States or its allies to the list of acts for which United States nationals would lose their nationality.” 
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