Politics
The Trump Impeachment
Donald Trump impeached on December 18, 2019, by the House of Representatives on articles c...
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wsj.com Politics Apr 17, 2021, Saturday
House Republicans Who Voted to Impeach Trump See Fundraising Boost - WSJ
The 10 Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Trump after his supporters stormed the Capitol raised significantly more money during the first quarter of 2021 than they did two years earlier.
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Politics
Mob Incited by Trump Storms Capitol
The pro-Trump mob took over the presiding officer’s chair in the Senate, the offices of ...
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sethabramson.substack.com Politics Apr 13, 2021, Tuesday
BREAKING: New Revelation on January 6 Golf Cart Use Points to White House Coordination of Insurrectionists' Transport - Proof
This story is long, complex, and almost too odd to believe, but every word of it is true.
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Media
The Epoch Times Became One of Trump's Biggest Supporters
The Epoch Times now wields one of the biggest social media followings of any news outlet.
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npr.org Media Apr 14, 2021, Wednesday
Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Battle Over Internet Freedom Under Trump : NPR
The Trump administration and a liberal activist fought to win millions in federal funds for anti-censorship software tied to the Falun Gong. That saga is now at the center of a criminal investigation.
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News
Black Man George Floyd Dies After Police Kneeled on His Neck
Black man George Floyd died shortly after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck
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motherjones.com Law Apr 09, 2021, Friday
What the Derek Chauvin Trial Tells Us About Police Use of Force – Mother Jones
It's all in the eye of the beholder.
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Politics
Timeline of the Joe Biden presidency
Joe Biden, a Democrat from Delaware, was elected President of the United States on Novembe...
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vox.com Politics Apr 09, 2021, Friday
Biden’s first budget proposal embraces bigger government - Vox
Biden’s new $1.5 trillion budget proposal includes: —Support for more jobs —An expanded social safety net —A bigger investment in public health —Efforts against climate change —Addressing racial inequality —A defense spending increase
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Health
COVID-19 Coronavirus Spreads
Novel coronavirus, denoted 2019-nCoV by the WHO
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nytimes.com Health Apr 08, 2021, Thursday
Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus - The New York Times
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.
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Law
Here Are The Major 2021 Supreme Court Rulings
A look at the major Supreme Court rulings of 2021
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theverge.com Law Apr 05, 2021, Monday
Supreme Court sides with Google in Oracle’s API copyright case - The Verge
The ruling overturns a federal circuit decision favoring Oracle
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Law
Lawsuits against Trump and the Adminstration
There will be a long list...
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politico.com Politics Mar 31, 2021, Wednesday
Court voids Trump campaign's non-disclosure agreement
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a broad non-disclosure agreement that Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign required employees to sign is unenforceable.
Politics
2020 Runoff Senate elections in Georgia
Runoff Senate elections in Georgia could determine balance of the Senate
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reuters.com Politics Mar 26, 2021, Friday
U.S. civil rights groups sue Georgia over sweeping new voting restrictions | Reuters
A coalition of civil rights groups has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Georgia's sweeping new voting restrictions, arguing that the Republican-backed law is intended to make it harder for people – particularly Black voters – to cast ballots.
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Tech
Facebook on Misinformation
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain
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npr.org Media Mar 25, 2021, Thursday
5 Takeaways From Big Tech's Misinformation Hearing : NPR
The leaders of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were not eager to admit fault when it comes to bad information on their platforms, but it's clear Congress is getting closer to regulation.
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Tech
Facebook accused of antitrust violations
The U.S. government and 48 state attorneys general filed wide-ranging antitrust lawsuits a...
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bloomberg.com Media Mar 24, 2021, Wednesday
Facebook and Amazon Unleash Spending, Vault Atop U.S. Lobbying - Bloomberg
Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. became the largest corporate lobbying spenders in Washington the last two years, outstripping defense contractors and telecommunications providers, according to a new report from a progressive consumer advocacy group.
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Bussiness
Big Tech Hearing: Apple, Google, Facebook And Amazon CEOs Testified Before Congress
The CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google virtually testified before Congress in a hi...
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citizen.org Bussiness Mar 24, 2021, Wednesday
Big Tech, Big Cash: Washington’s New Power Players - Public Citizen
Facebook and Amazon are now the two biggest corporate lobbying spenders in the country.
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Politics
Collection: Politics Analysis from 2016 to 2020 and beyond
in the Wind of Change
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opensecrets.org Politics Mar 17, 2021, Wednesday
‘Dark money’ topped $1 billion in 2020, largely boosting Democrats • OpenSecrets
The 2020 election saw more than $1 billion in dark money driven by an explosion of secret donations boosting Democrats.
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Environment
California wildfires continue burning as governor declares state of emergency
Multiple fires in California triggered evacuations throughout the region. On Tuesday, Cali...
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apnews.com Environment Mar 23, 2021, Tuesday
Report: California wildfire sparked when tree hit power line
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Northern California wildfire that killed four people and destroyed more than 200 buildings last year was sparked when tree branches came into contact with Pacific Gas &...
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Politics
Tracking D.C. Statehood
Despite the fact that the citizens of Washington, D.C. pay federal taxes, serve on juries ...
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pbs.org Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
WATCH: D.C. Mayor Bowser testifies on bill to make D.C. the 51st state | PBS NewsHour
Bowser is calling on the 117th Congress to pass the statehood legislation and put it on President Joe Biden's desk within the first 100 days.
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Politics
Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Track
Presidential Transition to 2021
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npr.org Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
Marty Walsh Confirmed As Labor Secretary At Pivotal Time : NPR
The former union leader will head the Labor Department at a time when the pandemic has left millions unemployed and raised concerns about workplace safety.
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Politics
Lawmakers On New Coronavirus Relief Bill
Leaders from both parties maintain that they want to approve a deal and send it to the pre...
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people.com Life Mar 16, 2021, Tuesday
Stimulus Checks Coming Later for Chase, Wells Fargo: Here's Why | PEOPLE.com
Chase and Wells Fargo are depositing stimulus checks starting March 17, the official payment date
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Tech
The Massive Twitter Hack Could Be A Global Security Crisis
Bitcoin scammers won’t be the last people to take over verified accounts — and we shou...
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theguardian.com Tech Mar 16, 2021, Tuesday
Teen who hacked Joe Biden and Bill Gates' Twitter accounts sentenced to three years in prison | Hacking | The Guardian
Graham Ivan Clark also took over account of Kim Kardashian West in 2020 bitcoin scam
Tech
A coalition of states file antitrust lawsuit against Google
A coalition of states file an antitrust lawsuit against Google focused on its power in the...
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politico.com Bussiness Mar 16, 2021, Tuesday
How Washington fumbled the future - POLITICO
A decade ago, a surging Silicon Valley giant was making plans to dominate the internet. Given a chance to stop it, regulators chosen by Barack Obama misread the evidence in front of their eyes.
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Politics
The 2020 United States Presidential Election
The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. I...
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politico.com Politics Mar 15, 2021, Monday
After Trump’s loss and false fraud claims, GOP eyes voter restrictions across nation
Trump rhetoric is turning into policies that are moving through GOP-dominated state legislatures: a rollback of voting access.
Law
The Tragic Death of Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American emergency medical technician, was fatally s...
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cbc.ca Politics Mar 13, 2021, Saturday
Breonna Taylor's family continues to demand justice 1 year after her death
On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death, the slain Black woman's family continued their call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Louisville, Ky., on Saturday.
Sports
Kobe Bryant is killed in helicopter crash in Calabasas
Kobe Bryant, Lakers legend, died when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed into a hi...
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theguardian.com Sports Mar 09, 2021, Tuesday
Kobe Bryant’s widow can obtain names of deputies who shared crash photos, judge rules | Kobe Bryant | The Guardian
Decision means names and details from investigation could be added to Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit against Los Angeles county
Bussiness
YouTube/Google on Misinformation and Hate Speech
YouTube sides with misinformation and hate speech spreaders
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vox.com Media Mar 02, 2021, Tuesday
The story of YouTube: Recode’s Land of the Giants Google podcast - Vox
YouTube is a place where you can watch everything — great stuff, dumb stuff, useful stuff, dangerous stuff. And it’s a place where you can upload almost anything, if you’re inclined. Google is an open platform, meant to quickly distribute anything and everything, without any friction getting in the way.
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GameStop Stock Soars as Reddit Investors Take On Wall Street
GameStop shares have soared 1,700 percent as millions of small investors, egged on by soci...
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prospect.org Bussiness Feb 25, 2021, Thursday
The GameStop Mess Exposes the Naked Short Selling Scam
A decade ago, a Biden confidant tried to stop it. Now there’s another chance.
News
How to prevent our wallet from being hacked? | Medium
How can we be more careful about the cryptocurrency in our crypto wallets? Things to know ...
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airsiy.medium.com News Feb 15, 2021, Monday
How to prevent our wallet from being hacked? | Medium
How can we be more careful about the cryptocurrency in our crypto wallets? Things to know before investing in the crypto market
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News
9 Books That Make you a better programmer | Medium
Going to a higher level of programming is enjoyable for any programmer. I’ve introduced ...
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amisiy.medium.com News Feb 19, 2021, Friday
9 Books That Make you a better programmer | Medium
Going to a higher level of programming is enjoyable for any programmer. I’ve introduced you to 9 useful books that take you to a higher level of programming.
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Politics
Supreme Court Rules On Trump Financial Records In 2 Key Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Trump a big loss Thursday, ruling that he is not "...
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nbcnews.com Politics Feb 22, 2021, Monday
Supreme Court won't stop grand jury from getting Trump's tax returns
The decision marks a decisive defeat in Trump's prolonged legal battle to keep his tax records out of the hands of investigators.
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News
24 Useful Web Design Websites That Will Make Your Work Better | by Simon Hoffman | Medium
Bring your focus from code to beauty with online web design websites. This is what makes y...
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amisiy.medium.com News Feb 21, 2021, Sunday
24 Useful Web Design Websites That Will Make Your Work Better | by Simon Hoffman | Medium
Bring your focus from code to beauty with online web design websites. This is what makes you a professional in your work.
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Bussiness
Ballot Measure prop22 Exempts Uber and Lyft from AB5 to Cassify Drivers as employees in California
A California judge on Monday granted the state's request for a preliminary injunction bloc...
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theguardian.com Bussiness Feb 18, 2021, Thursday
'I can't keep doing this': gig workers say pay has fallen after California's Prop 22 | California | The Guardian
Drivers say working conditions remain poor after voters approved measure exempting Uber and other apps from labor laws
Politics
The Democrats Have A Dianne Feinstein Problem
Some in the party believe the 87-year-old senator is ill-equipped to lead the opposition t...
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businessinsider.com Politics Jan 27, 2021, Wednesday
Sen. Dianne Feinstein is willing to pay a fine for botched stock disclosure - Business Insider
Feinstein — California's senior US senator — says she was unaware of her husband's investment into youth-centric polling firm The Generation Lab.
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Tech
Big Tech Migration from California to Texas
HP, Tesla, Oracle...
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youtube.com Bussiness Jan 23, 2021, Saturday
What’s Driving California’s Mass Exodus? - YouTube
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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Meng Wanzhou case: Huawei executive's extradition
Meng Wanzhou (Chinese: 孟晚舟), also known as Cathy Meng and Sabrina Meng is a Chinese ...
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nytimes.com Politics Jan 14, 2021, Thursday
For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention - The New York Times
The conditions of the Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou, who is wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges, are even more luxurious than previously known.
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Law
E. Jean Carroll: Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.
The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
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thedailybeast.com Law Jan 22, 2021, Friday
DOJ Attorney Linked to Trump AG Plot Also Intervened in E. Jean Carroll Case
Jeffrey Clark appears to have signed off personally on the decision for the DOJ to intervene on behalf of Trump in the defamation lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll.
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Environment
Trump administration’s effort to weaken environmental rules
The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to weaken e...
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nytimes.com Environment Jan 22, 2021, Friday
Restoring Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump Could Take Years - The New York Times
President Biden has promised to reinstate more than 100 rules and regulations aimed at environmental protection that his predecessor rolled back. It won’t happen overnight.
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Politics
Senate Seats Play In 2020
The 2020 United States Senate elections will be held on November 3, 2020, with the 33 clas...
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ajc.com Politics Jan 21, 2021, Thursday
Ossoff in the Senate: ‘I can’t waste a minute that’s available to do good.’
WASHINGTON -- Jon Ossoff won his seat in the U.S. Senate with the overwhelming backing of Black voters – and he wants his opening moments in office to reflect that coalition of support.
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Politics
The Deep Swamp That Trump Built
A businessman-president and his Administration transplanted favor-seeking in Washington
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cnn.com Politics Jan 20, 2021, Wednesday
Judge Jeanine lobbied Trump during his last few hours in office to pardon her ex-husband. It worked. - CNNPolitics
Fox News host Judge Jeanine successfully lobbied former President Donald Trump in an eleventh-hour effort to pardon her ex-husband in the final hours of Trump's presidency, CNN has learned.
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Politics
Andrew Yang run for NYC mayor
The former presidential candidate proposes a cash relief program for the city to help reco...
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newsweek.com Politics Jan 18, 2021, Monday
MLK's Son, on MLK Day, Endorses Andrew Yang to Be NYC Mayor
"Andrew's commitment to a basic income is why I'm endorsing him," Martin Luther King III said, emphasizing that his father supported the idea.
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Tech
Changing Mozilla and Laying the foundation for Rust's future
This is a time of change for the internet and for Mozilla and for Rust
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businessinsider.com Tech Jan 14, 2021, Thursday
Facebook and Amazon are snapping up Rust talent laid off at Mozilla - Business Insider
Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft are forming new Rust teams, and Google has also been hiring former Mozilla engineers to build with the language.
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Politics
Unusually sycophantic behavior from federal agencies
National Archives, VOA, FDA, CDC, HHS....
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vox.com Media Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
VOA White House reporter reassigned after asking Pompeo about Capitol riot - Vox
This is a bad signal to send to the rest of the world about how to treat a free press.
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Politics
Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies
Hackers acting on behalf of a foreign government — almost certainly a Russian intelligen...
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washingtonpost.com Politics Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
Justice Department also hit by Russian hackers - The Washington Post
Justice joins Treasury, State, Commerce and other agencies on the list of victims.
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News
Wisconsin Man Jacob Blake Shot By Kenosha Police into his back at close range
Jacob Blake was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, where he is in serious condi...
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apnews.com News Jan 05, 2021, Tuesday
No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prosecutor declined Tuesday to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back in Kenosha, concluding he couldn't disprove the...
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U.S.
Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops
The recovery of large amounts of American cash at a Taliban outpost in Afghanistan tipped ...
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axios.com Politics Dec 30, 2020, Wednesday
Scoop: Trump administration declassifies unconfirmed intel on Chinese bounties
The disclosure comes months after reports of Russian bounties and after Trump vowed to ratchet up pressure on China.
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