Presidential Election 2016: Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton

Jul 12, 2016, 2:40 pm EDT

Bernie Sanders has endorsed Hillary Clinton as his campaign ends.

The Democratic candidate will now be Clinton, and it looks like Sanders will do everything he can to ensure that she becomes the first woman president over Republican candidate Donald Trump.

Sanders announced the endorsement in a 30-minute speech in which he appeared visibly uncomfortable as Clinton was his rival in the race to become the Democratic nominee. Read 

Theresa May: 6 Things to Know About the New UK Prime Minister

Jul 12, 2016, 11:29 am EDT

Theresa May will be taking over at the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister and InvestorPlace has collected some things to know about her.

    She stood against the Brexit vote, but has said she’ll continue with the people’s decision to leave the European Union. Theresa May has passed policies to reduce immigration into the UK. She’ll be the first female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher left the role in 1990. May will also be the oldest incoming Prime Minister at 59 years. She agrees with borrowing more money to reduce raising taxes. May is a supporter of same-sex marriage.

To learn more about new UK Prime Minister Theresa May, click here. Read 

Presidential Election 2016: Twitter, CBS to Live Stream Conventions

Jul 11, 2016, 1:29 pm EDT

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and CBS (NYSE:CBS) have teamed up to help stream the political conventions live.

The two companies will bring the Democratic and Republican conventions to your social media life as Twitter has gained the rights to broadcast both events.

The Republican National Convention will run from July 18 through July 22 in Cleveland. The Democratic one is from July 24 through July 30 in Philadelphia. Read 

FBI: No Known Terrorist Threats in U.S. for July 4th Weekend

Jul 1, 2016, 4:19 pm EDT

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says there is no known terrorist threat on July 4. Source: Flickr>

The upcoming weekend is perhaps the most important time of the year for Americans, and the bureau believes that the chance of an ISIS attack is unlikely, but possible.

Nevertheless, Homeland Security and U.S. law enforcement will keep a close eye in case anything develops. The recent Orlando shooting that resulted in 49 fatalities came without warning. Read 

New Rules for Transgender Troops in U.S. Military

Jul 1, 2016, 2:54 pm EDT

The U.S. military has changed its policies regarding transgender troops.

The ban on troops who switched genders has officially been lifted, allowing people of all sexual orientations and denominations to serve their country.

Some Republicans were quick to criticize the move, claiming the Pentagon chose politics over policy in this matter. Despite this opposition, it was a big day for humanity. Read 

IRS Drops E-Filing PIN System Due to Hacks

Jun 27, 2016, 5:09 pm EDT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is getting rid of its e-filing PIN system. Source: Flickr

The agency discovered an increased number of cyberattacks on U.S. consumers’ tax filing documents. Hackers penetrated the IRS’ database with the intention of stealing user PINs.

Identity and tax fraud are among the most common crimes committed by hackers after tax season. The agency said that this criminal activity was noticed due to added security measures. Read 

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