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Mike Honda Lawyers up to Fight Ethics Claim

Rep. Mike Honda (D), who represents Silicon Valley in Washington, has hired two high-profile Washington law firms and a California-based PR team to handle his image and political future following a substantial investigation into ethical wrongdoing. Honda is accused of having mixed government and campaign business.

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: A Senate Without Virtue, or Pride

The Iran deal will fail to muster enough votes to override an anticipated presidential veto. In the Senate, it may even fail to gather enough votes to stop Democrats from filibustering. The fact that Minority Leader Harry Reid wants to protect his members from having to vote on the Iran deal at all tells us exactly how bad it is. But it also tells us how weak the Republican opposition to the Iran deal has been from the start. And there must be political consequences.

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Apple & Friends Pay $415M for ‘No-Poaching’ Pact

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved a $415 million settlement offer by Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel in a Silicon Valley class-action lawsuit alleging that 64,000 tech workers were defrauded by the tech giants conspiring in secret “no-poaching” agreements to suppress tech workers’ wages in “The Valley.”

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CAIR Joins Black Lives Matter Movement

CAIR’s alliance with the movement reinforces the perception that it opposes law enforcement because it backs some of the aims of Islamic radicals, even as it condemns their tactics.

Marissa Mayer

Pregnant Yahoo! CEO Slammed for Taking Only 2 Weeks Off

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on tumblr.com that she is pregnant with twins, but plans to approach her pregnancy and delivery by taking “limited time away” and “working throughout.” Mayer, 40, said her identical twin girls will likely be born in December. She and her husband Zachary Bogue already have a son.

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Just How Overvalued are U.S. Stocks?

The average price-earnings ratio (PE) of US stocks is at 25.5, versus a 16.6 historical average. That means that the stock market is currently 51 percent overvalued. But the challenge for this simple formula is that with all-time low interest rates forcing down bond yields, we are in uncharted territory.

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UN: El Niño’s Gonna Rock

The El Niño currently forming in the Pacific Ocean could potentially be the strongest weather pattern of its kind since 1950, the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) predicted Tuesday.

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Kate Steinle Family to Sue S.F. Sheriff, Govt. Agencies

The family of slain San Francisco resident Kate Steinle announced plans Tuesday to pursue legal action against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and two government agencies for the murder, allegedly by an illegal alien, that drew the attention of the nation and spurred the introduction of “Kate’s Law.”

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CA Assembly Passes Bill To Repeal Campus Carry

On September 1, California Assembly members voted 42 to 23 to repeal an exemption that currently allows concealed carry permit holders to carry their guns on college and university campuses for self-defense.

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Bail Bonds Agents Busted

Thirty-one bail bonds agents have been arrested by law enforcement officers working with the California Department of Insurance and the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

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China’s 24M More Boys than Girls: Recipe for Revolution

China faces a crisis of at least 24 million boys that will never find a mate due to tens of millions of female infanticides during China’s 34 years of one-child “policy” to restrict population growth. With at least 10 percent of China’s young men never being able find a spouse, these “bare branches” may direct their anger at the authorities.

Uber (Reuters)

Uber Now Faces California Class Action Lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen, a Barack Obama appointee, granted class action status to a lawsuit claiming Uber Technologies Inc. illegally classifies its on-call drivers as independent contractors, rather than employees with rights and benefits.

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