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This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

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Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that ...

Russian hackers targeted 109 Clinton staffers in a single month

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The email accounts of at least 109 Hillary Clinton staffers were targeted by Russian military hackers last year, a cybersecurity expert told lawmakers Thursday. During a Senate intelligence committee hearing ...

Trump's immigration order is now effectively dead

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The Hawaii judge who halted enforcement of President Trump's executive order on immigration has now gone a step further, turning his temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction. Dara Lind ...

BREAKING: Donald Trump doesn't care about science

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Donald Trump appears not to care about science. CAN THIS REALLY BE TRUE??? On the fourth floor of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the staff of the White House chief ...

In face of corn boycott, Trump decides NAFTA not so bad after all

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Mexico is threatening to use the power of corn to fight Donald Trump's tough talk on trade: As President Trump threatens Mexico with drastic changes on trade, its leaders are ...

News comment by Volker Türk, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, on new Mediterranean shipwreck

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply saddened at the news of another shipwreck in the Mediterranean, which may have left up to 146 people dead or missing. This morning ...

Republicans just took some extreme measures to pass a bill attacking Planned Parenthood

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Vice President Mike Pence and a Republican senator recovering from surgery were whisked onto the Senate floor on Thursday to help advance legislation that would allow states to withhold federal ...

This report confirms the White House orchestrated

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Two White House officials assisted in providing Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House intelligence committee, with the information he used to claim that members of Donald Trump's transition ...

Don't be fooled. The North Carolina "compromise" doesn't actually protect trans rights

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North Carolina is at it again. On Thursday, state lawmakers approved legislation repealing HB 2, the controversial law that banned cities and counties from passing nondiscrimination ordinances and barred transgender ...

Donald Trump just had an especially alarming meltdown today

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President Donald Trump took a swipe at the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday, threatening on Twitter to "fight" the hard-line conservative Republican group if its members fail to get in ...

Watch the top Democrat on the Senate intel committee sum up the Trump-Russia scandal

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The US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday convened its first hearing in its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In stark contrast House intelligence committee's investigation—which has ...

Somebody Built a Robot that Automatically Burns Donald Trump's Tweets in Real-Time

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As President Donald Trump continues to ignore bipartisan pleas to quit his Twitter habit, a newly-built robot is being tasked to confront each of the president's social media missives in ...

Mike Pence Asks Waiter To Remove Mrs. Butterworth From Table Until Wife Arrives

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WASHINGTON—Expressing concerns about the propriety of being left alone with a syrup container of the opposite sex, Vice President Mike Pence reportedly asked his waiter Thursday to remove Mrs. Butterworth ...

The New Twitter @-Replies Are Giving Me an Ulcer

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Twitter has rolled out its new @-replies to me about three or four times now, ambushing me with its unspeakable badness on the iPhone app or web Twitter. Today it ...

Why does Apple object to news about drone strikes?

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Over at the Intercept, Josh Begley has a story that's disturbing—but not in the usual Intercept way: Five years ago, I made a simple iPhone app. It would send you ...

F.D.A. Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

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“This sort of opens the door for us,” said Dr. Fred D. Lublin, who was a crucial investigator for the clinical trial and is director of the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson ...

Remember when Trump said he cared about the opioid crisis? Fast forward to now.

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During his campaign, Trump said that his supporters were "always" bringing up opiate addiction. "We’re going to take all of these kids—and people, not just kids—that are totally addicted and ...

Immigrants are going hungry because they're worried about being deported

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About a dozen Central American immigrants, mostly women with infants in tow, sort through crates of onions, yams, bread, and canned corn in a downtown parking lot in Oakland, California.

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror

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left right left right left right left right left right MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake ...

Looker catches the fancy of CapitalG, Goldman and Geodesic with $81.5M Series D

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Business intelligence platform Looker is announcing a wholesome $81.5 million Series D today led by CapitalG, Alphabet’s cleverly named growth investment arm. Goldman Sachs and Geodesic Capital helped fill out ...

How Devin Nunes is threatening the Constitution

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With his bizarre antics and partisan-driven decisions the past week and a half, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the under-siege chairman of the House intelligence committee, has not only triggered a ...

What George W. Bush Really Thought of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

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The inauguration of Donald Trump was a surreal experience for pretty much everyone who witnessed it, whether or not they were at the event and regardless of who they supported ...

South Africa's President Zuma sacks finance minister

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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has dismissed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country's markets, Mr Gordhan will be replaced by Malusi Gigaba, said a ...

Chris Hayes: Trump ‘Knew Literally—And I Mean Literally—Nothing About’ His Health-Care Bill

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Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

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March 30, 2017 6:29 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ...

Bread and Roses: helping refugee women blossom

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“The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too.” So said Rose Schneiderman, a prominent trade union leader of the early 1900s. That’s the motto of Bread and ...

Cloud Native Computing Foundation grows with new projects and members

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of the increasingly popular Kubernetes container orchestration service and related projects, is hosting its annual developer conference today and the ...

Rover and DogVacay merge to dominate the pet-sitting market

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Putting an end to a fierce competition to dominate the pet-sitting business, Rover and DogVacay have agreed to join forces. Rover will be acquiring DogVacay in an all-stock deal. DogVacay’s ...

You may soon be protected from having your phone searched at the airport

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More than a month after Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) requested information about US Customs and Border Protection's practice of searching cell phones at US borders and airports, he's still waiting ...

WHO joins partners at South Sudan’s National Health Summit to build a resilient health system and attain greater access to health services

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Print Email Juba, 27 March 2017— The third National Health Summit for South Sudan opened today with some 500 participants coming together to consider the challenges and opportunities of delivering ...

The blogs vs. Case-Deaton

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Anne Case and Angus Deaton have a new paper on white mortality rates. This one is getting attacked a lot more than the 2015 one, though the findings and methods ...

Stephen Colbert Mocks Donald Trump's "Clean Coal" Promise

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump moved to effectively erase Barack Obama's record on climate change, by signing an executive order to roll back federal regulations aimed at protecting the environment ...

Facebook opens up 360-degree live streaming to all

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Facebook just made live streaming 360-degree video relatively easy, provided you have the equipment to capture the content. Users of devices like the new 2017 model Gear 360 just announced ...

Republicans just voted to let internet service providers sell your browsing history

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The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives on Tuesday repealed privacy rules that would have required internet service providers such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable to get consumers' consent before ...

House votes to restrict EPA’s use of science

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Trump just proposed an immediate $1.2 billion cut to NIH

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President Donald Trump, who had just proposed slashing the National Institutes of Health's budget for next year by 20 percent, suggested an immediate $1.2 billion cut to the agency Tuesday.

Trump's Giant Climate Executive Order Is Here

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In the final days of the Obama administration, scholars and journalists took stock of all that he had done to combat the dangerous rise of climate change. Barack Obama, they ...

Victory! USA Women’s Hockey Team Just Won Their Strike

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“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” This quote, attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, can always sound like the hoariest of clichés ...

Trump just released his plan to gut Obama’s climate policies. It’s worse than you thought.

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President Donald Trump will issue his long-promised executive order rolling back federal government efforts to fight climate change Tuesday. The wide-ranging order, which will be accompanied by other environmental directives,

Tesla Easter Egg Unlocks Touchscreen Sketchpad

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March 30th, 2017 by James AyreTesla’s latest software update brought with it a number of new features, including Summon for Hardware 2.0 vehicles … and a new Easter Egg. This ...

Lamar Smith, unbound, lays out political strategy at climate doubters’ conference

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Representative Lamar Smith (R–TX) rarely expresses his true feelings in public. But speaking yesterday to a like-minded crowd of climate change doubters and skeptics, the chairman of the science committee ...

The Young Turks really, really don't want you to compare them to Breitbart

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Cenk Uygur bristles at the notion that the progressive media company he co-founded more than a decade ago, the Young Turks, is becoming the Breitbart of the left—that is, a ...

Will Tesla Model 3 Be 10x Safer Than The Average Car?

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Adam Jonas, a stock analyst at Morgan Stanley, recently released another research note for his clients on related to Tesla and ...

Škoda Fully Electric “SUV” Headed To Shanghai Auto Show

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Skoda is not on America’s radar screen. It’s just another one of those weird European brands like Peugeot, SEAT, and Citroen ...

Stronger cooperation crucial to ensure sustainable refugee response in Greece

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today that joint efforts and strengthened cooperation are crucial to improving the situation for asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece and issued eight recommendations* to ...

Kia & Hyundai Collaborating On Fully Electric Car Chassis

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Speaking to reporters prior to an upcoming auto show in Korea, Lee Ki-sang, head of green car operations for Hyundai and ...

China-Based Chery Files Trademark Complaint Over Mercedes “EQ” Name

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March 30th, 2017 by James AyreThe China-based auto manufacturer Chery Automobile Company has filed a complaint with the local trademark regulator pertaining to the use of the “EQ” name by ...

Projected Year the Wage Gap Will Close by State

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Download report Fact Sheet Pay Equity & Discrimination ID: R476 If the earnings of women and men who are employed full-time, year-round change at the rate they have between 1959 ...

Live: U.K. Triggers Brexit

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Wednesday March 29, 2017 2017-03-29T06:06:55.000Z Welcome to TOPLive. The U.K. will start the clock on two years of negotiations to withdraw from the European Union, a divorce that will redefine ...

Mercedes & Audi Pushed & Pulled To Accelerate Electric Car Plans

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. The revolution started by Tesla and Elon Musk is gaining momentum. When the Model S hit the streets in 2012, it ...
 

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