Category: News

  • Amnesty accuses Trump of human rights violations

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    Human rights group Amnesty International has accused Donald Trump of “hateful” politics and of being a threat to human rights. “President Trump takes actions that violate human rights at home and abroad,” the group said. Amnesty put Mr Trump in the same group as the leaders of Egypt, Russia, China, the Philippines, and Venezuela. The […]

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  • 17 Killed And 14 Wounded In Mass Shooting At High School In Parkland Florida

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    The teen gunman accused of opening fire with a semi-automatic rifle at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, officials said Thursday. Authorities said the suspect, identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, concealed himself in the crowd fleeing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following the massacre on Wednesday […]

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  • Barack And Michelle Obama Post Sweet Tweets For Valentine’s Day

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    The National Portrait Gallery unveiled Monday morning the official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. The Obamas selected African-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, making them the first black painters commissioned by the museum for …

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  • US Top Spies Says Russia Continues To Target US Political System

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    The nation’s top intelligence chiefs were united Tuesday in declaring that Russia is continuing efforts to disrupt the U.S. political system and is targeting the 2018 midterm election, following its successful operation to sow discord in the most recent presidential campaign. Their assessment stands in contrast to President Trump, who has repeatedly voiced skepticism of […]

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  • Devin Nunes Creates His Own News Website

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    LOS ANGELES — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, a relentless critic of the media, has found a way around the often unflattering coverage of his role in the Trump-Russia investigation — by operating his own partisan news outlet. Resembling a local, conservative news site, “The California Republican” is classified on Facebook as a “media/news […]

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  • Israel Attacks Syria And Takes Down Iranian Drone

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    In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed. The sudden escalation offers what could be a harbinger of what lies ahead as the Syrian fighting winds […]

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  • No One Knows Why US Stock Is Going Down

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    Sometimes stocks fall because of bad news, sometimes they fall because of good news, and other times they fall because of no news at all. The last week has been some combination of the last two. During that time, if you’ve managed to avoid CNBC, the Dow Jones industrial average is now down a total […]

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  • What Are Deepfakes?

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    From the printing press and home VCRs to Snapchat and virtual reality, the pervasive desire to look at attractive naked people has been a great unsung driver of technological progress. If you want to know where technology is going, in other words, a good rule of thumb is: Look to porn. When it comes to […]

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  • Senate Leaders Made A Deal Just One Day Before Government Shutdown

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    WASHINGTON — Senate leaders have reached a broad long-term spending deal just one day before the latest in a string of government shutdown deadlines. The deal is an attempt to keep the government open and ensure that this is the last time Congress will have to pass an incremental spending bill for the remainder of […]

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  • US Stock Markets Have Ended A Day Of Massive Fluctuations

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    US stock markets have ended a day of massive fluctuations on a high note, rebounding after recent steep losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 2.3%, while the Nasdaq hit 2.1% and the S&P 500 rose 1.7%. Stocks shuttled between positive and negative territory throughout the day, their activity spanning more than 1,000 points. […]

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