There are many ways today to find the name and address with mobile phone number of any person. One of these methods is by using a person’s mobile number and do a reverse search. Many websites exist that does reverse searching to find the name and address with mobile phone number of the person. Some of the types of listings or directories that do reverse searching are the following:
- Instant Research – the name and address of the person will be instantly found once the mobile phone number of the person will be entered in search. Incorrect records may be obtained using this method.
- Instant Reverse Search – this will not only easily find the name and address with mobile phone number but will also reveal some public information about the person such as marriage, divorce, birth and property records. Other sensitive information such as criminal history can also be accessed.
- Forward and Reverse Lookup – this is simple finding the mobile phone number of the person using his/her name or the other way around of finding the name and address of the person using the mobile phone number.
- Private Reverse Record Directories – most of these websites are available only for private viewing to law enforcement officers and to licensed investigators but some have become accessible to the public as well.
- Slow and Outdated Reverse Directories – these are site in which the mobile numbers are outdated for more than a year. It may take as much as 3 days to find the name and address of the person you are searching and the information is sent through your email.
- Spam Websites – A lot of these sites exist and these will only lure you to click on the advertisements on their sites and spam you with the information you want.
There are a few, good reliable websites that gives accurate and reverse search in finding the name and address with mobile number of a person that is readily accessible to the public. The best reverse phone lookups not only let you lookup billing name and address with any phone numbers but also access public records such as criminal history, police records, and other court records.
The launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus has been awaited by numerous individuals. But, there are some users who claim that they experience sudden and unusual issues when using such phones. To help you, below are some simple iPhone repairs and fixes you can do.
One of the most common problems individuals encounter with the iPhone 7 is activation issues. In order to properly and efficiently make use of such mobile phone, you need to activate it. However, there are cases when activating the phone can be a stressful task. Some of the causes pertaining to this issue are due to server traffic or perhaps unstable internet connection. Therefore, the best solution is to connect to a reliable Wi-Fi connection and plug the phone into the computer to carry through the process. Plus, individuals also need to make sure that their iTunes are up to date, which is essential in activating your personal iTunes account.
Wi-Fi disconnects frequently
The next common problem iPhone 7 users experience is Wi-Fi disconnections. Of course, most individuals leave their phones connected to the Wi-Fi in order to easily surf the internet. Unfortunately, some users claim that their phone disconnects frequently. Therefore, the best solution for this predicament is to check the modem for signal stability. Apart from that, you also need to make sure that you are in range of the signal.
Lightning earpods stop working
Another problem that iPhone 7 users may experience is issues with regard to lightning earpods as it unexpectedly stops to work. The lightning earpods are basically an updated version of the existing EarPods. And, these earpods only connect to the iPhone via the Lightning port. Sadly, there are cases when new EarPod headphones are freezing and leaving them unable to operate their tunes, with volume management, call answering and Siri activation. To aid this issue, individuals need to update their iOS since the manufacturer has fixed this issue.
Finally, iPhone 7 users can also hear a hissing sound. Some experts claim that this sound comes from the new A10 processor firing up during the reboot, which is known to be experienced in laptops as well. Eventually, this sound will naturally disappear. However, if it persists, users can also try out fixing it with the AppleCare+ programme.
In case that there are still issues that occur when you use your mobile phone, it is best to visit reliable phone repair shops in your area to ensure that your investments are secured and protected.
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Donald Trump's pick for secretary of the Department of Education indicated Tuesday that guns may be necessary in schools in order to protect students from grizzly bears.
During her confirmation hearing, Betsy DeVos, a Michigan businesswoman, was pressed by Sen. Chris Murphy — a Connecticut Democrat — to state if she believed guns “shouldn't be in schools.” DeVos replied by mentioning Wyoming.
“I think probably there,” she said, “I would imagine that there is probably a gun in the schools to protect from potential grizzlies.”
The comment came after DeVos had said that she felt the decision about whether or not to allow guns in schools “is best left to locales and states to decide.”
Murphy — a former House member whose district included Sandy Hook at the time of the school shooting there — later asked DeVos what she would do if Trump “moves forward with his plan to ban gun free school zones.”
DeVos responded that she would “support with the president-elect does.”
“If the question is around gun violence and the results of that, please know that my heart bleeds and is broken for those families that have lost any individual due to gun violence,” DeVos also said.
As terrifying as it sounds, bears have infiltrated American schools in the past. In 2015, for example, a small bear was caught on video roaming the halls of a high school in Bozeman, Montana. The bear was guided into a field, where it wandered off.
In addition, several Alaska schools last year were put on lockdown after a bear “came out of the woods and basically ran me over and stepped all over me,” local high school student Kyle Hubbard told the Alaska Dispatch News. However, the incident happened in a subdivision, not at a school.
And in 2015 in Wapiti, Wyoming — a city mentioned by DeVos during her hearing — a man had a close encounter with a mother grizzly and her cubs, though that incident did not have anything to do with a school and the man escaped after firing bear spray, not a gun.
At another point during her hearing Tuesday, DeVos said “it would be premature” to commit to keeping campus rape rules. She also said that she “may have confused” the federal Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.
Other topics that came up during DeVos' hearing included “conversion therapy,” which purports to change a person's sexual orientation and which DeVos said she “never believed in,” and her support for charter schools.
immigrants from El Salvador who entered the country illegally stand in line at a bus after they were released from a family detention center in San Antonio.
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The backlog of immigration cases involving women and children hit an all-time high of more than 100,000 cases for the first time in December, and could get far worse if President-elect Donald Trump makes good on efforts to ramp up deportation efforts, according to a new report.
An analysis by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University found that pending priority cases for family cases jumped by 21.9% in just the last four months, reaching 102,342 in December. They make up part of a crushing number of overall cases pending in the nation’s immigration court system, which has also reached a record-breaking 533,909.
US immigration courts have been backlogged for years, but were exacerbated by underfunding and the Obama administration moving cases of Central American migrants to the front of the line.
Central American kids wait to be processed in Nogales, Arizona.
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“Adding any cases to that system has to be met with a proportionate number of new judges and increased funding in order to be able to adjudicate those cases in a way that upholds due process rights,” said B. Shaw Drake, Equal Justice Works fellow with Human Rights First.
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), which oversees the immigration court system, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The additional resources would cost billions of dollars, and have to be approved by Congress, particularly if Trump pushes campaign plans to deport 2 to 3 million undocumented immigrants — a move a former immigration official called “impossible, period.”
Thousands of Central America immigrants have been coming to the United States in recent years, many of them unaccompanied minors or families. Violence back home and dismal economic opportunities have been behind the surge, leading the administration to prioritize their cases in the hopes of discouraging more migrants from making the dangerous trek north.
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But more important than the number of cases is the amount time it takes for them to be processed, critics say.
“On average, immigrants could expect to wait three years, and in major courts like New York, it could be five to six years,” Drake told BuzzFeed News.
Those estimates are from a 2015 analysis and are likely longer now, Drake said, adding that many of them are asylum seekers.
“It will be an interesting situation once we actually understand what the incoming administration plans to do,” Drake said. “But currently, the ideas are quite vague and unclear.”
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band will provide the music for Donald Trump and Melania Trump's first dance as president and first lady, BuzzFeed News has learned. The swing jazz ensemble, whose last album, Classic Christmas, was released in 2014, has been booked as the house band for the Freedom Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Jan. 20.
Rushlow, a onetime member of the ’90s country act Little Texas, is also performing the night before the inauguration at the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration with another group, the Front Men of Country.
In an interview Tuesday evening, he told BuzzFeed News he was approached about the gigs last month by a music supervisor working with reality TV producer Mark Burnett. “We’ll be playing selections from the great American songbook and from the artists that I love from a time gone by, like Bobby Darin, and Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin,” Rushlow said. “It’s gonna be awesome.”
Trump's inauguration committee has faced intense scrutiny over its ability to attract top-tier performers for a slate of events ushering in the new administration. Announced musical guests include America's Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho, country stars Toby Keith and Big & Rich, rock band 3 Doors Down, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Broadway singer Jennifer Holliday was previously scheduled to perform at the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, but pulled out of the gig this past Saturday after the move caused an uproar among fans and stirred up reported death threats.
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band follow in a long tradition of artists who have serenaded the incoming president and first lady at the formal black- or white-tie soirees that close out Inauguration Day. At the inaugural ball for Barack Obama in 2009, Beyoncé performed a cover of Etta James' classic “At Last” for the president and first lady Michelle Obama. In 2001, President George W. Bush and Laura Bush's first dance was soundtracked by the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. And in 1993, the soft rock band Ambrosia performed “Biggest Part of Me” for President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.
The Freedom Ball is the largest of three inaugural balls President-elect Trump is expected to attend Friday night; he will also be at the Liberty Ball and the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball.
Rushlow declined to reveal what the president-elect has chosen as his first song.
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President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army intelligence analyst arrested in 2010 and sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of military documents.
Manning was convicted of violating the Espionage Act in 2013 by a military court and served seven years of her sentence. She will now be released on May 17, the White House announced.
Manning, arrested as Pfc. Bradley Manning, was accused of leaking more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks in what became the biggest breach of classified information of US national security history.
Among the records and cables that Manning released through WikiLeaks, one video showed US forces executing an airstrike in Iraq that killed two Reuters journalists and at least 16 more civilians. Incident reports, and the names of local residents who cooperated with the US military and thousands of State Department from around the world, were also released.
Manning had access to the information an intelligence analyst in southern Baghdad, and famously labeled CDs holding thousands of the nation’s top secrets as Lady Gaga’s music to sneak the information out of country.
Manning was convicted in a military court of six violations of the Espionage Act as well as 14 others offenses. Immediately after receiving a 35-year sentence and a dishonorable discharge, Manning said she would be known in prison as Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
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The Obama administration's decision to commute Manning angered many in the military, who believe she compromised US national security while more than 100,000 troops were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Moreover, many were surprised by the move, which had provoked an angry reaction by the administration at the time of the leak.
“The president continues to believe [Manning’s] actions were criminal and not good for the country” a White House official said Tuesday, but noted Manning had expressed remorse and regret, which was a factor in Obama’s decision.
“There were steps the United States had to take to mitigate the damage” from Manning’s leaks, the official said.
A lawyer for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, said Assange welcomed the commutation and added that Manning should never have been prosecuted.
“She should be released immediately. Likewise, publishers of truthful information serve the public interest, promote democracy, and should not be prosecute,” attorney Barry Pollack said in a statement.
WikiLeaks had last week tweeted that if Obama granted Manning clemency, Assange would agree to be extradited to the US. On Tuesday, Pollack said whether the US would seek extradition of Assange remained unclear.
“For many months, I have asked the DOJ to clarify Mr. Assange's status. I hope it will soon,” he said. “The Department of Justice should not pursue any charges against Mr. Assange based on his publication of truthful information and should close its criminal investigation of him immediately.”
In addition to Manning's commutation, Obama shortened the sentences of 208 other people, including a pardon for retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright, who was charged with making false statements during an investigation into leaked classified information.
Cartwright was on the short list to become the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when in 2013, he became the target of a leak investigation after David Sanger, a New York Times reporter, wrote a book in which he reveled a program known as Stuxnet, a US-Israel computer virus used to cyber attack Iran’s nuclear centrifuges.
Cartwright denied he had information. But last October, he plead guilty the Federal District Court of the District of Columbia to making false statements during the leak investigation. In January, prosecutors asked a judge to sentence Cartwright to a two-year prison sentence.
Cartwright’s “service to country weighed heavily in the president’s decision,” White House officials said. In addition, based on testimony in court, he did not intend to do harm to the United States, the officials said.
Shortly after Manning was sentenced, she announced she was a transgender woman and made pleas to be treated in accordance with her gender identity. She attempted suicide last June. Three months later, she began a hunger strike in a bid to receive gender affirmation surgery. Within days, Army officials said they would provide treatment, her lawyers told BuzzFeed News at the time.
A petition asking for President Obama to release Manning received 116,870 signatures — more than the threshold typically needed for some type of response from the White House. “Chelsea has already been incarcerated longer than any whistleblower in U.S. history,” the petition says, adding, “Chelsea's disclosures were in the public interest, and no one came to any harm from them.”
Manning's clemency request to Obama read, “I have served a sufficiently long sentence. I am not asking for a pardon of my conviction. I understand that the various collateral consequences of the court-martial conviction will stay on my record forever. The sole relief am asking for is to be released from military prison after serving six years of confinement as a person who did not intend to harm the interests of the United States or harm any service members.”
Manning's case had won support from digital-free-speech advocates, particularly nonprofit group Fight for the Future.
“As someone who has become friends with Chelsea over the last year, speaking to her on the phone, but has never had the chance to see her face or give her a hug, I am overjoyed that she will now be able to share her beautiful self with the world,” Evan Greer, a campaign director with the group, told BuzzFeed News.
Chase Strangio, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union who has been representing Manning, applauded Obama for doing the right thing in commuting her sentence.
“Since she was first taken into custody, Chelsea has been subjected to long stretches of solitary confinement — including for attempting suicide — and has been denied access to medically necessary health care,” Strangio said in a statement. “This move could quite literally save Chelsea’s life, and we are all better off knowing that Chelsea Manning will walk out of prison a free woman, dedicated to making the world a better place and fighting for justice for so many.”
Leaders with Amnesty International said that the commutation was long overdue. Manning's actions had revealed human rights violations and she had acted in the public interest, the group said.
“Chelsea Manning exposed serious abuses, and as a result her own human rights have been violated by the U.S. government for years,” Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA, said in a statement. “President Obama was right to commute her sentence, but it is long overdue. It is unconscionable that she languished in prison for years while those allegedly implicated by the information she revealed still haven’t been brought to justice.”
Edward Snowden, himself famous for leaking classified information, thanked Obama and all those who had worked on Manning's case.
He also thanked Manning for what she had done.
“Thank you for what you did for everyone, Chelsea,” he tweeted. “Stay strong a while longer!”
An Iraqi traffic policeman inspects a car destroyed on Sept. 16, 2007, by a Blackwater security detail in Nisur Square in Baghdad.
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It's been nearly a decade since private security contractors working for the US government opened fire on a busy traffic circle in Baghdad, leaving more than a dozen Iraqi civilians dead and many more wounded.
Four of the guards, employed by the company formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, were convicted in 2014 of manslaughter and, in one case, first-degree murder for the 2007 shooting. The guards have fought the prosecution at every step. Now, as 2017 gets under way, the legal sparring continues.
The guards want a full acquittal. At a minimum, they're asking for a new trial. The first trial in 2014 lasted 11 weeks, followed by seven weeks of jury deliberation.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court in Washington heard arguments on the guards' challenge to their convictions. The lawyers argued over whether federal law permitted prosecutors to charge the guards for conduct abroad, and, if so, whether the trial should have taken place in Washington, DC, as opposed to Utah, where the guards were arrested.
The guard found guilty of first-degree murder, Nicholas Slatten, separately contends that the evidence presented by prosecutors at trial didn't support the more serious charge he faced, and that he was a victim of vindictive prosecution.
The case has bounced between the trial and appeals courts for years. The convictions in 2014 were a hard-fought win for the US Department of Justice — the government nearly lost the case several years earlier because of how it handled evidence. A ruling for the defendants now would be a big setback in a high-profile case that's seen as a test of how the United States polices the private contractors it hires around the world.
The guards, through Blackwater, were hired to do diplomatic security for the US Department of State in Iraq. On September 16, 2007, a car bomb went off in Baghdad, and Blackwater guards were dispatched to secure a safe route for a US official who was near the explosion. While stopped around a traffic circle known as Nisur Square, the guards fired on cars and people in the area. Prosecutors say it was a one-sided firefight. The guards say they thought they were under attack.
At least two dozen of the guards' friends and family members attended Tuesday's hearing at the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. The defendants are serving sentences ranging from 30 years to life in prison. The wife of one of the guards declined to comment on the morning's arguments on behalf of the group.
A major focus of Tuesday's hearing was the jurisdiction of US courts over the conduct of US government employees and contractors working abroad. The guards were charged under the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act, which allows the US government to prosecute individuals for alleged criminal activity overseas who are employed by or otherwise supporting the armed forces.
Notably, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions — President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for US attorney general — in 2004 successfully introduced the amendment to the jurisdiction law that extended its reach to civilian contractors who weren't employed by the Defense Department but were working for a federal agency in support of the military's mission.
The guards argue that they were contractors for the State Department whose contract was not aimed at support of the military's mission, and, as such, the military jurisdiction law doesn't apply to them.
Brian Heberlig, a lawyer with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington who argued on Tuesday for the three guards convicted of manslaughter, pointed to trial testimony from former Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, who said that the guards' contract with the State Department was not part of the military's mission. “That should end this matter,” Heberlig told the court.
Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson asked if the guards were still supporting the military's overall mission in Iraq by protecting diplomats and other officials. No, Heberlig replied, unless the court supported the government's “overbroad” interpretation of the law.
Prosecutors argue that the Defense Department and State Department were operating as “one team” in Iraq in 2007. Congress passed the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act to hold US contractors responsible for their actions overseas, and siding with the guards' narrow reading of the law would undermine that goal, US Department of Justice lawyer Demetra Lambros argued on Tuesday.
Lambros said that by hiring the Blackwater guards, soldiers who were handling diplomatic security could go back to working for the military. Judge Janice Rogers Brown said that argument seemed to “undercut” the government's position, since it would suggest separate missions. Lambros replied that the mission, to rebuild and stabilize Iraq, was the same across the State and Defense departments.
Slattten's lawyer, Timothy Simeone of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, argued separately on Tuesday. Prosecutors alleged Slatten fired the first shot in Nisur Square, killing a medical student who was driving with his mother. The government said Slatten hated Iraqis, and had bragged in the past about firing on Iraqis to provoke a fight. Simeone argued there was conflicting testimony at trial about whether Slatten fired first, or if the first shot came from another member of the Blackwater team.
Simeone also argued that the government filed the murder charge against Slatten to punish him for successfully challenging the original manslaughter charge.
The indictments against the guards were dismissed in 2009 after a judge found that prosecutors wrongly relied on compelled statements the guards gave shortly after the shooting. The DC Circuit revived the case in 2011, but Slatten argued that order didn't apply to him, and that as a result prosecutors missed the deadline to reindict him for manslaughter.
The DC Circuit in 2014 agreed with Slatten, criticizing the Justice Department for its “inexplicable” failure to act in time. Prosecutors instead charged him with first-degree murder, the only charge they could bring at that point. Slatten said it was an act of vindictive prosecution; prosecutors said they could file charges they believed were supported by the evidence, and were motivated by a legitimate desire to bring Slatten to justice.
The guards are all also arguing that the case should have been heard in Utah, where they were arrested, instead of Washington, and that a key prosecution witness contradicted his trial testimony in a written statement he submitted before sentencing.
The DC Circuit sealed the courtroom for arguments in Slatten's case about witness statements that haven't been part of the public record. Judge Judith Rogers also heard the case.
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be the next secretary of education.
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Betsy DeVos would not commit in a Senate hearing Tuesday to keeping federal rules in place for how schools must address sexual violence if she's confirmed as secretary of education.
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Penn.) used all of his time during a Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee hearing to ask DeVos, Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, about what she'd do to address campus rape.
The Obama administration ramped up federal enforcement of how colleges address sexual violence, starting in earnest with a 2011 Dear Colleague letter that dictated key policies that schools must have in place. Those policies included how long school investigations of sexual assault cases should take, what standard of evidence to use, what information should be shared with the alleged victims and accused students, among other items.
DeVos, however, said “it would be premature” for her to commit to keeping that 2011 letter in place.
“I know that there’s a lot of conflicting ideas and opinions around that and, if confirmed, I would look forward to working with you and your colleagues and understand the range of opinions, and understand the views of the higher ed institutions that are charged with resolving these and addressing them, and I would look forward to finding some resolutions,” DeVos further told Casey.
DeVos declined to say whether the preponderance of the evidence standard, which means at least 50% certain of someone's guilt, should be used in campus adjudications of sexual violence. Most colleges used that standard prior to 2011, but there were still some holdouts until the Education Department issued its Dear Colleague letter.
“If confirmed, I look forward to understanding the past actions and the current situation better, and to ensuring that the intent of the law is actually carried out in a way that recognizes both the victim, the rights of the victims as well as those who are accused as well,” DeVos said.
Casey quickly turned to Twitter to voice his reaction to DeVos's answers.
The ranking Democratic member of the committee, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wa.), also raised concern in her opening remarks about how DeVos will deal with sexual assault issues.
“I’m very interested in your thoughts on Title IX and how we can do everything possible to end the scourge of campus sexual assault,” Murray said. “I was not happy about how you talked about this issue when we met. I’m hopeful you have learned more about it since then and are prepared to address it seriously.”
Democrats repeatedly complained in the hearing to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the committee, that they were not allowed more than five minutes of time to question DeVos.
Casey and Murray sent a letter to Trump earlier this month asking that his administration not roll back Title IX guidance documents sent by the Education Department under President Obama, particularly the the 2011 Dear Colleague letter.
Advocates for sexual assault victims have increasingly voiced concern that DeVos has donated thousands to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a civil liberties group that sponsored a lawsuit last year charging that the 2011 Dear Colleague letter was issued illegally. Top officials at FIRE told BuzzFeed News that they haven't had substantive conversations with DeVos since her nomination. Robert Shipley, the executive director of FIRE, said he's never met her.
FIRE has repeatedly criticized the Obama administration's crackdown on how colleges handle sexual violence. But Ed Patru, spokesman for a group called “Friends of Betsy DeVos,” noted FIRE doesn't just focus on sexual assault.
“It's a mistake to cherry pick a single issue, from any multi-issue organization, and extrapolate from that a conclusion as to how she may come down on a hypothetical public policy question,” Patru told BuzzFeed News on Tuesday.
Other critics, like groups of law professors at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, have charged that the policies prescribed by the Education Department do not provide enough due process protection for accused students.
In the past five years, DeVos has also donated to Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Penn.) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who were original co-sponsors of recent legislation to increase rules on how colleges deal with sexual assault, according to paperwork she filed for the Senate HELP committee.