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Valve’s ‘Index’ VR headset is coming in May – Engadget

Valve’s first VR headset is almost here.

Snapshot of Extinction: Fossils Show Day of Killer Asteroid 29 March 2019 It was the day – Snopes.com

It was the day that nearly all life on Earth went extinct, including the dinosaurs.

Former Nevada politician alleges Joe Biden kissed the back of her head in 2014, made her feel ‘uneasy, gross, and confused’ – CNN

A former Nevada state assemblywoman on Friday said former Vice President Joe Biden made her feel “uneasy, gross, and confused” in 2014 at a campaign event where she says he kissed her on the back of her head.

Michigan State vs. LSU score: Spartans start fast and streak into Elite Eight with balanced effort vs. the Tigers – CBS Sports

Michigan State used a team-effort to defeat LSU in the Sweet 16

UFC 238 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5 – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

On Episode 5 of UFC 238 Embedded, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo throws out the first pitch at Wrigley field and discusses the card’s depth with UFC Preside…

University of Alabama spurns $21.5 million from donor critical of abortion law – CNN

The University of Alabama returned $21.5 million Friday to a donor who urged students to boycott over the state’s recently passed abortion ban.

Vince Carter calls punishment for Warriors investor who shoved Kyle Lowry ‘not enough’ | The Jump – ESPN

Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Stephen Jackson react to the punishment handed down the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver to Golden State Warriors investor M…

‘Sharp divisions’: Ginsburg indicates splits ahead for Supreme Court – Washington Examiner

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested that more sharp splits among the Supreme Court justices are ahead.

Hazard asks for understanding in sweet, heartfelt farewell statement to Chelsea – We Ain’t Got No History

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Xbox at E3 2019 preview: What to expect – Polygon

Microsoft Xbox boss Phil Spencer said at least 14 first-party video games would be shown at E3 2019 in Los Angeles, and the company’s June 9 keynote will likely have much more to show off, too. From Microsoft’s game streaming project xCloud to big games like …

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal – New York Post

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its commitments. “If they want to come back to the table…

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble – Engadget

Maker Faire has stopped operations and laid off its staff following the exit of key sponsors.

Pelosi accuses Trump of ‘threats and temper tantrums’ in Mexico negotiations – The Washington Post

While Republicans celebrated news of the White House deal with Mexico, Democrats condemned its content and how it was reached.

Five Teens Arrested In Attack On Lesbian Couple In London Bus – NPR

Melania Geymonat and her partner were beaten and bloodied by a group of teens demanding that they kiss on a bus.

EA announces a trio of intriguing new indie games at E3 2019 – The Verge

At E3 2019 in Los Angeles, EA announced that it’s publishing three new indie games: Lost in Random, RustHeart, and an unnamed title from A Way Out studio Hazelight.

2019 Belmont Stakes: Live updates, results, odds, predictions for Triple Crown finale – CBS Sports

Instant news, notes and analysis from Belmont Park

Elden Ring Announced, Coming From Dark Souls Dev & George RR Martin – PlayStation Universe

Elden Ring, the new collaborative project between FromSoftware and George R.R. Martin, has been announced during the Microsoft E3 2019 press conference.

Jupiter is so close this week you’ll be able to see its moons. Here’s how to spot our giant neighbor. – NJ.com

Jupiter can be seen with the naked eye, but a pair of binoculars will also help you see four of its moons.

2019 Tony Awards: See All The Stars On The Rainbow-Themed Red Carpet – HuffPost

The awards show paid tribute to pride month with a rainbow-themed carpet.

Trump raises specter of imposing ‘very profitable’ new tariffs on Mexico despite deal breakthrough – Fox News

Even as he again hailed his administration’s last-minute, much-heralded deal on Friday with Mexico as a “successful agreement” to address illegal immigration at the southern border, President Trump on Sunday bluntly suggested he might again seek to impose pun…

Smoke forces evacuations of Six Flags parks near Los Angeles – NBC News

The Sky Fire erupted at about noon Sunday in Valencia, about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles, and had grown to 40 acres in less than two hours.

Dominican Republic deaths: 6th American tourist dies during Dominican Republic vacation – CBS News

Robert Wallace died three days after falling ill at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in April

OPEC’s Struggle To Avoid $40 Oil | OilPrice.com – OilPrice.com

Saudi Arabia cannot afford to see oil prices slide to $40 per barrel and, despite Putin’s claims, it is looking more and more likely that OPEC+ will agree to extend the production cut deal

Judge says Missouri’s lone abortion clinic must remain open for now – POLITICO

The judge directed Missouri health officials to make a decision about renewing the organization’s license by June 21.

AMD 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X: Up to 4.7 GHz, 105W, Coming September – AnandTech

One of the questions that was left over from AMD’s Computex reveal of the new Ryzen 3000 family was why a 16-core version of…

Kevin Durant injury update: Steve Kerr confirms Warriors superstar will play in Game 5 of NBA Finals – CBS Sports

Durant will look to lead the Warriors back from a 3-1 deficit

E3 2019: The New Xbox Is Scarlett, And It Features 8K, 120 FPS, And An SSD – GameSpot

Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox has been officially announced as Project Scarlett, and it releases in Holiday 2020 with Halo Infinite. Here’s what we know about its specs.

Why Trump’s migration deal with Mexico could fail

Neither the U.S. nor Mexico has offered a detailed plan for how the counter-migration strategy will be implemented.

Trump budget negotiators get Republican brushback

GOP senators are not thrilled the president has deputized hard-liners like Mick Mulvaney and Russ Vought to reach a deal with Congress.

Trump praises ‘patriot’ farmers while bashing Biden

Visiting a state slammed by his trade war, the president maintained that short-term pain would translate into long-term gain.

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost

The majority leader is forging ahead even though some Democrats object to the cost of living increase.

‘Not particularly radical’: Sanders previews major socialism address in POLITICO interview

The Vermont senators intends to own a label his rivals are using as an epithet.

Iowa has a senior moment

The showdown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was as much about psychological intimidation as political persuasion.

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents

President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census.

Warren leapfrogs Sanders in pair of 2020 polls

It’s the latest evidence that the Massachusetts senator is surging.

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Her appearance will mark the first time that a current or former Trump aide will answer questions as part of the Democratic obstruction probe.

Trump brings Stephanopoulos to Iowa, into White House as 2020 launch nears

Sitting down with an ABC News anchor is a sharp departure from the president’s usual habit of dialing into friendly opinion shows.

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge

The freshman senator is quickly making a name for himself with his sharp-edged conservative populism.

‘I think I’d take it’: Trump says he might not report foreign help to FBI in 2020

Trump said foreign information on opponents is not always election interference.

House Republicans try to spin Trump’s foreign dirt comment

House GOP leadership accused Democrats of engaging in similar behavior.

Trump: Time not right for diplomacy with Iran

His comments follow what appeared to be attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf.

Sarah Sanders to leave White House

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is departing at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday.

Big businesses paying even less than expected under GOP tax law

Though profits remain up and the economy is strong, total corporate taxes are at the lowest levels seen in more than 50 years.

FBI faces new hurdle in election interference fight: Donald Trump

Trump’s willingness to accept foreign assistance has essentially invited overseas spies to meddle with 2020 presidential campaigns, undoing months of work, said law enforcement veterans.

‘Let me make something 100% clear’: FEC chair lays down the law on foreign help

FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub made the comments after Trump said he would hear out foreign assistance in 2020.

Drumbeat of Iran war grows louder as Trump ratchets up pressure

The Trump administration has been publicly building a case against Iran, releasing video evidence of apparent provocations as the president warns, “We don’t take it lightly.”

The Sarah Sanders replacement sweepstakes begins

President Donald Trump has already started having conversations with his departing press secretary about who should replace her, said one person familiar with the matter.

DNC announces first debate lineups

The field of 20 candidates has been randomly split into two groups of 10 debaters on back-to-back nights later this month.

The winners — and losers — of the Democratic debate draw

Despite the Democratic Party’s efforts to avoid a ‘kiddie table,’ the first night lineup comes close.

Justice Department details administration refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns

The agency rejected Democrats’ contentions that they need the filings in order to vet a long-standing IRS policy of automatically auditing the president.

Trump’s Pentagon choice fights to win over the doubters

Pat Shanahan’s critics call him a weak link on the president’s team but the acting defense secretary says he knows how to deal with the unexpected. “You have to know how to hit a curveball.”

The Escalator Ride That Changed America

It seemed like a stunt when Donald Trump rode down to make his presidential announcement, and maybe it was. But nothing would be the same again. The full oral history of that moment, from people who were there.

How Trump Turned Liberal Comedians Conservative

Once, wry satire ruled. Today it’s all outrage and punching up—and it’s not always clear where the joke is.

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

The president’s political advisers are preparing to ambush a candidate Trump had left for dead.

Howard Schultz’s Big Mistake

Americans say we want a nonpartisan leader. But in times like this, we love to fight even more.

California goes even bigger on Obamacare

The state is advancing a sweeping health care package that could shape Democrats’ debate over universal coverage.

Dems prepare 9-figure ad onslaught to blunt Trump’s head start

A constellation of Democratic groups are stepping in to attack President Donald Trump while the party’s candidates battle in the primary.

Trump’s reelection machine: Nothing like 2016

The president’s 2020 campaign is flipping the script from its ham-fisted approach the first time Trump sought elected office.

Trump campaigned on defeating the opioid crisis. It’s hard to tell if he’s winning.

Democrats aren’t ceding the issue for 2020.

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal

Talks are back on after Trump blew up negotiations last month.

Are the U.S. and China on a war footing in space?

Trump wants a Space Force, Beijing is developing weapons it could use in orbit, and “there is not a lot of dialogue” between the two countries.

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins

The House Foreign Affairs Committee’s bipartisan, low-profile oversight of the Trump administration has secured a handful of victories.

Trump’s U.N. nominee was ‘absent’ ambassador

FAA records raise questions about the extent of Kelly Craft’s travels while serving as the top U.S. diplomat in Ottawa.

Iran tests Trump’s desire to actually strike a new deal

Iran could soon violate its 2015 nuclear deal, raising questions about whether Trump will rally allies to negotiate the “better” deal he promised.

Facebook’s digital currency could trigger new D.C. battles

“Project Libra” could become a major e-commerce tool for Facebook users.

‘2 teams with 2 visions’: Health friction worsens between Trump aides and HHS

Despite the tensions, Alex Azar is not perceived to be at risk of losing his job.

Trump stages his greatest show yet

The president’s elaborate reelection rally in Florida is designed to project success at a moment of internal chaos and tepid polling.

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb

A quick deal might be in reach, but lawmakers fear Trump might blow it up.

‘Every hero becomes a bore at last’

With 2020 underway, Donald Trump needs to keep the Trump Show interesting.

‘Keep America Great’ makes the crowd go wild

“How do you give up the greatest theme of all time with a new theme?” Trump said.

‘It’s a farce’: Dems livid as Hope Hicks dodges questions

The president’s former longtime confidante previously detailed efforts by the president to thwart Mueller’s Russia probe.

Democrats demand more info on Craft’s travels

Trump’s pick for U.N. envoy was away from her ambassadorial post for an average of 20 days a month over the last eight months.

Trump’s plan for the Dem debates: Make it about him

The president aims to suck up as much oxygen as possible from the 20 Democratic presidential contenders debating in Miami.

Biden comments trigger renewed scrutiny of his record on race

“One thing I hope we’ve learned from 2016 is that it’s not just enough to speak to Republican voters,“ says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

Biden instead asked: “Apologize for what?”

Trump fudges his red line as Iran takes out a U.S. drone

People who have consulted with the president say he’s hesitant to get entangled in another Middle East war.

‘This place has enough creepy old men’: GOP vows to crush Roy Moore

Republicans fear the conservative firebrand accused of sexual misconduct will cost them a crucial Senate seat.

Grampa Simpson runs for president

The concern, as articulated by his Democratic rivals and a wave of harsh online commentary, is that Biden sees contemporary America through a distorting haze of nostalgia.

Iran crisis steals attention from Trump’s Israel-Palestinian peace plans

Jared Kushner will unveil next week the first plank of the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

Biden called Booker to quell tensions. Things only got worse

Biden still didn’t apologize for his remarks.

‘Step back from the brink of war’: Democrats slam Trump on report he ordered Iran strikes

Elizabeth Warren and Chris Murphy went after Trump for escalating tensions with Iran.

Trump can’t hide from Senate debate on Iran

Lawmakers will likely spotlight the president’s moves on Iran next week when they take up the annual defense policy bill.

Trump dismisses new sexual assault allegation

President Donald Trump on Friday rejected an allegation by journalist E. Jean Carroll that he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the 1990s.

Trump taps Army Secretary Mark Esper to lead Pentagon

Esper is already set to become acting Defense secretary after current acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan resigns on Sunday.

What Mayor Pete Couldn’t Fix About the South Bend Cops

The fatal shooting of a black man by a white officer highlights a tense and lengthy history between police and South Bend’s minority community.

Trump’s ‘no rush’ foreign policy

The president is affording himself ample room for protracted negotiations — and protecting himself in case his strategy goes awry.

Trump delays ICE deportation raids hours after defending them

The move has sparked fierce backlash from immigration advocates as well as civic leaders where the raids are to take place.

‘The only one that matters is me’: Trump backs Bolton amid Iran tensions

There has been speculation in recent months that Trump is frustrated with Bolton.

White House unveils ‘economic vision’ for Palestinians in first part of peace plan

Jared Kushner is set to lead a workshop next week for Middle East stakeholders that neither Palestinian or Israeli officials plan to attend.

Another day on Joe Biden’s damage control tour

Even in the early state where he enjoys solid support, the former veep is called to account for two recent missteps.

2020 Presidential Endorsements: Our Latest List

Follow the latest presidential candidate endorsements by members of Congress and state governors.

Democratic primary poll: Who’s ahead in the 2020 race

Follow the latest polling on the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Who’s winning — and losing — the great 2020 money chase.

Everything you need to know from the presidential candidates’ first-quarter fundraising reports.

Congress flails after Trump’s deportation ultimatum

Lawmakers are struggling to pass emergency funding for the border and are avoiding asylum changes demanded by Trump.

Biden tries on a new nickname: Teflon Joe

None of the controversies that have buffeted the Biden campaign, including the most recent one, have damaged his standing in the polls.

Democrats fear ‘circular firing squad’ at debates

The prospect of taking on a sitting president after a months-long internal bloodbath is keeping many Democrats up at night.

Mike Pompeo’s dilemma: Stick with Trump or bet on his own future

The secretary of State is quietly weighing a Senate campaign that could pave the way for a future White House run.

Trump tiring of Mulvaney

But the president is unlikely to replace his acting chief of staff for the foreseeable future, because finding a fourth chief of staff would be a heavy lift.

The 2008 Class that Explains Elizabeth Warren’s Style

She’s been tagged as a “lecturer” on the campaign. The students who watched her scrap her lesson plan to tackle the financial crisis saw something more compelling at work.

Mueller’s team may think it is done. Democrats have other ideas.

Democrats struggling to find witnesses to guide their Trump probes say they’ve noticed the recent uptick in activity from ex-Mueller staffers — and they want in.

Campaigns prepare to amplify highlight-reel debate moments

The Democratic presidential candidates are all seeking a campaign-changing viral moment in this week’s debates in Miami.

The first Democratic debate: Everything you need to know

The Democratic primary debate season kicks off at 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday.

Team Trump plans debate night offensive

The president’s campaign will be unleashing dozens supporters on TV in 2020 swing states, blasting out embarrassing moments on social media and dispatching talking points.

‘Complete This Sentence: Donald Trump Wins Reelection If … ’

The battle-scarred Republican campaign managers of 2016 dish on how to handle a chaotic race, which Democrats have the advantage at the debates—and who Trump should be scared of.

Why 2020 Democrats Pretend to Be Radical

You’ll hear fire-breathing promises at the debates, but it’s not the candidates who’ve changed that much. It’s the party.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez learns to play the insider’s game

The freshman firebrand isn’t tormenting party leaders — she’s working with them.

Trump’s hawks ramp up campaign to shred last part of Iran nuclear deal

The administration is consumed by a debate over how hard to go after Tehran amid heightened tensions.

Justices: Federal courts can’t police partisan gerrymandering

The 5-4 ruling, along ideological lines, is a blow to reformers, who hoped the court would set limits on political parties’ ability to rig congressional maps for favorable election outcomes.

The nationwide battle over gerrymandering is far from over

Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling merely moves the battlefield to the states.

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus

The four-day whiplash battle proved Pelosi, who often describes herself as a ‘master negotiator,’ is not invincible.

Conservatives blast Roberts as turncoat

In 5-4 decisions on federal rules and citizenship question, chief justice joins court liberals and frustrates the right.

On display in Osaka: The new international disorder

Japan, hosting G20, tries to preserve global cooperation and fair-play in Trump-led era of revanchist nationalism and protectionism

Trump can’t help himself when it comes to Putin

Every time the president has a chance to cast aside doubts about his relationship with the Russian leader, he does the opposite.

Biden tries to stanch the bleeding with full Obama comprise

The Rev. Jesse Jackson offered advice to the former vice president on how to repair the damage from the his debate performance.

Trump affords to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border

Trump tweeted out the invitation, telling reporters he had ‘just thought’ of extending the invitation ‘this morning.’

Trump pressures assorted G-20 leaders to weaken local weather dreams

Trump is trying to enlist the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Australia and Turkey in opposing commitments to stand by the Paris climate agreement.

Trump publicizes negotiations with China are ‘advantage now not off target’

The president did not specify whether his plan to impose additional tariffs on China was on hold.

Trump praises Saudi crown prince, ignores questions about Khashoggi killing

Trump did not bring up Khashoggi in his opening remarks, nor did he answer questions on the slain journalist.

Trump: Kamala Harris got ‘too unprecedented credit’ for Biden assault

‘It wasn’t that outstanding,’ the president said at a news conference in Osaka, Japan. ‘I think probably he was hit harder than he should have been hit.’

Trump tries to persuade supporters that no deal on China is a grab

The president is running for reelection with a major unfulfilled campaign promise — a trade deal with China.

Pentagon peep: Russia outgunning U.S. in speed for world impact

A divided America is failing to counter Moscow’s efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in “political warfare.“

Trump takes historical step into North Korea with Kim Jong Un

After the theatrical gesture, both leaders’ pledged to restart stalled nuclear negotiations between the two countries.

How Trump’s ‘weaponized’ utilize of overseas lend a hand is backfiring

In Venezuela, some aid groups are asking U.S. officials if they can strip legally required U.S. branding from assistance sent to the country, three aid officials told POLITICO.

How Trump fashioned the DMZ for both warfare and peace

In 2017, Trump tried to go to the DMZ to thump his chest at North Korea. On Sunday, he went to extend an olive branch.

Unhappy with Their 2016 Coronation, the Democrats Beginning a 2020 Circus

After the maelstrom in Miami, the presidential candidates and their campaign staffs are talking openly about a long, divisive primary.

‘Her ambition obtained it defective about Joe’: Harris faces debate backlash

Biden supporters lash out against Kamala Harris.

‘The inevitability of Joe Biden is over’

There’s a new top tier — and a sense among the campaigns that the Democratic primary has broken wide open.

The Republican lawmaker rattling Silicon Valley

“This town has valorized the tech industry,” says Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley.

Trump’s Home allies lie in await Mueller

Democrats aren’t the only ones in Congress dying to hear from the former special counsel.

Hickenlooper shakes up campaign amid group departures

Hickenlooper announced late Monday the hiring of a new campaign manager, M.E. Smith.

The Fox Recordsdata standard who ‘spooked’ Trump out of attacking Iran

President Donald Trump may have tired of the men he once called “my generals,” but one retired military leader still has his ear on key foreign policy matters.

Spies concern a consulting company helped jog U.S. intelligence

Insiders say a multi-million dollar McKinsey-fueled overhaul of the country’s intelligence community has left it less effective.

Memoir promoting wave heading for swing states in 2020

Advertising Analytics, a political ad-tracking firm, projects a total of $6 billion in TV and digital video advertising in 2019 and 2020.

‘That’s a Senate seat looking forward to any individual to comprehend it’: The left targets Ed Markey

Should the 72-year-old Democratic senator be worried?

Sanders trails Buttigieg by tens of millions in second-quarter money saunter

Staffers said the Vermont senator has received more than 1 million individual contributions this year, and 45 percent of his donors are under the age of 40.

Important person Wars Files: Meet the New New Class of ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

J.J. Abrams says Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is “about this young generation, this new generation, having to deal with all the debt that has come before.”LucasfilmHello, and welcome to a new edition of Cantina Talk, WIRED’s look at everything happening in the world of Star Wars. But first: If you haven’t already read…

Plant extinction ‘inappropriate data for all species’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Deforestation in Sumatra Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a comprehensive study.The number is based on actual extinctions rather than estimates, and is twice that of all bird, mammal and amphibian extinctions combined.Scientists say plant extinction is occurring…

Samsung auto-electronic mail signature unintentionally shows scripted government data story

Details about the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi have been conspicuously absent from news reports. Despite being the first democratically elected Egyptian president, news outlets have scrubbed that information from stories of his demise in what appears to be a government-mandated description sent out to press. As noted by Mada Masr, a majority…

Telemedicine as a Workaround to Abortion Guidelines, and Extra News

James Worrell/Getty ImagesTechnology is offering a workaround to increasingly strict abortion regulations, Apple’s ‘Find My’ feature goes one step further, and how Amazon chooses its choices. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. (Sign up here to get this in your inbox every weekday.)Today’s HeadlinesTelemedicine makes it safe to get…

Wayfair Walkout, Facebook Info Label, and More News

Tech employees are taking a stand against migrant detention centers; a proposal asking tech companies to disclose the value of your data; and a live reading of the Mueller report. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s…

Look Fox News host name Trump statement ‘counterfeit news’

Following an interview with President Trump on D-Day, Fox News host Laura Ingraham had to clarify that Trump’s claim that the interview held up the D-Day ceremony was “fake news.”

Machine Lab Podcast: The Largest News From E3

This week was E3, the trade show where the biggest names in gaming debut their latest shiny products and software. On this week’s Gadget Lab podcast, WIRED’s Peter Rubin joins Mike, Arielle, and Lauren to discuss the latest developments in cloud computing, live-streaming services, and Fortnite as a social platform. And of course, it wouldn’t…

Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event

Scarlett would technically cover two consoles, an entry-level model (codenamed Lockhart) and an Xbox One X equivalent (Anaconda). Microsoft isn’t expected to go into vivid detail about the systems when they’re likely over a year away from launch, but it may provide technical details to whet appetites. Sony has already outlined hardware expectations for the…

HBO cancels day-to-day files instruct their own praises ‘Vice Data Tonight’

Just ahead of the 2016 presidential election, HBO announced its plans to carry a nightly news show courtesy of Vice News, called “Vice News Tonight.” That show is now being canceled, which puts an end to HBO’s seven-year-long relationship with the new media brand Vice Media, according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter out…

Establish Unfounded News With the ‘Faulty News’ Internet Recreation

Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation—and they’ve created a simplified version for kids. Learn About Fake News With This…

Border agency knew about secret Fb community for years

Border Patrol leadership knew about photos posted to the group as far back as 2016, when agents reported them, according to a DHS official.

Warren takes on Harris and Biden in battle for murky beef up

The Massachusetts senator is making an aggressive play for African-American support — and the outcome could well determine whether she’s the nominee.

Justin Amash says he’s leaving the GOP

Justin Amash (R-Mich.), the only congressional Republican who has publicly called to impeach President Donald Trump, says he is leaving the GOP.

Unsuitable news for Bernie has his backers getting antsy

His campaign says his organization will win out and that predictions of his demise are way premature.

Are People Falling Out of Admire With Their Landmarks?

Attendance at historical sites suggests it might be time for a new way to tell the national story.

Judge Trump Is Ruining the Fourth of July? The Founders Couldn’t Even Agree on Gather a good time It.

Thomas Jefferson used the holiday to burnish his legacy; others used it to jeer at George Washington; John Adams thought it was commemorating the wrong date.

Why Bigger Roads Manufacture Traffic Worse, and Various Summer Commute News

It’s a short week—a holiday week—and hopefully that means you’re outside eating grilled foods or on a couch catching up with Stranger Things. But it’s very possible that you had to travel somewhere. Or are at least planning to travel this summer. That’s why we’re pausing our usual program this week to look back at…

What’s happening in the news this week?

It’s Monday, it’s a new week and while we won’t pretend to know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) Don’t stare at the sun Image copyright AFP…

What’s occurring in the news this week?

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend to know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up.Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead.1) Twenty for 2020 Image copyright Getty Images Image…

Your Google Calendar Just isn’t for sure Accurate, an Inquire-Controlled TV, and More News

There’s a new scam getting after your Google Calendar, you can now control TVs with your eyes, and it’s time to get your smorgasbord of cell phone photos organized. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every week day? Sign up here!Today’s…

Korean Vehicles Are Formally the Ultimate, a Blood-Powered Robotic, and Extra Knowledge

Korea has taken the top spot among quality cars, scientists have created a robot fish that runs on blood, and Taylor Swift is causing a stir. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every week day? Sign up here!Today’s HeadlinesJD Power says…

Apple’s New iOS 13, a Mars Survival Course, and More News

BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/Getty ImagesApple’s iOS 13 is ready for public testing; a space camp is teaching students how to survive on Mars; and we’ve got some bike helmet suggestions for summer. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s…

‘Star Wars’ News: ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Obtained Made On the Speed

Star Wars movies have always been a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants endeavor, haven’t they?LucasfilmOf course, everybody knows that WIRED already broke the biggest Star Wars story of the past couple of weeks when we told you that Lucasfilm failed us all by not putting Emma Thompson in a movie, even though she wants to be in one. Hey,…

Trump hypes Fourth of July birthday celebration as some hurdles remain

The president promotes his Lincoln Memorial address in the face of some late logistical challenges — including the weather.

Reeling O’Rourke seeks a attain forward

The Texan’s team thinks a strong debate performance could turn things around. ‘Things can change on a dime,’ says one strategist.

Who Can also silent Be on the Next Mount Rushmore?

We asked historians to imagine a new national monument for 21st-century America.

How Faux News Could well additionally End result in Precise Battle

We think of false information as a domestic problem. It’s much more dangerous than that.

NASA Is Ready To Gain Down To Set Industry, and More Records

NASA is welcoming for-profit companies to space, Californians are slipping out of their measles vaccinations, and we’ve got some Father’s Day gift ideas for you. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute round up as an email every week day? Sign up here!Today’s HeadlinesThe International Space…

Google’s onetime hired gun would possibly well well now be its antitrust nightmare

Makan Delrahim was a key lobbyist for a deal that helped Google gain its huge sway over online advertising.

Buttigieg marketing campaign multiplies in size after enormous cash haul

The mayor’s presidential campaign is adding hundreds of on-the-ground staff this summer, catching up to some campaigns who staffed up early.

2020 Dems’ opposition builds towards Trump judges

Exclusive data obtained by POLITICO shows that Senate Democrats are rejecting the president’s judicial nominees far more often than during the last Congress.

What Politicos Are Discovering out This Summer

From Donald Trump’s attorney to the 2020 Democrats, 40 political heavy hitters tell us what’s on their nightstand—and what they’re taking to the beach.

College entrance testers fail to police proctors

Even after two test-givers accepted bribes to help cheaters, the SAT and ACT companies have yet to probe those who oversee exams.

‘Contributors are taking a see over their shoulders’: Democrats spooked by new foremost threats

Liberals angry over the party’s response to the border crisis are making renewed threats to primary longtime incumbents.

Menace of funds trouble rises amid discord in both parties

The consequences are dire if Trump and congressional leaders fail to reach a deal this fall.

‘The machine became broken’: How The Nature Conservancy prospered however ran aground

Persistent complaints of employee mistreatment have upended the mammoth environmental group’s leadership.

The 2020 Dems Hold Oddly Equivalent Memoirs. Can You Show Them Apart?

They’re all friends with the working class. They all really admire MLK. So who’s who? A POLITICO quiz.

Democratic enviornment readies for the huge shrink

The winnowing process is about to begin.

Warren rakes in $19 million despite no fundraisers

The senator far exceeded expectations, outpacing her rival on the left, Bernie Sanders.

Maxine Waters threatens Fb’s cryptocurrency plans

Amid the public backlash, there are signs that Facebook’s behind-the-scenes lobbying push is falling flat.

‘The next 72 hours are crucial for Acosta’

Trump aides so far are not bothered by Acosta’s role in the controversial Epstein plea deal, but are aware of the headline risk.

The Staunch News Legend in Europe Is Greece

Opinion|Greece Is the Good News Story in EuropeGreek resilience through crisis demonstrates that reports of democracy’s demise are exaggerated.July 8, 2019ImageKyriakos Mitsotakis at a rally in Athens on Thursday.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesATHENS — If you’re looking for an optimistic story in Europe, try Greece. Yes, you read that right. Having lost a…

Jeffrey Epstein prosecution could possibly upward thrust or topple on a single note

The wording of a 2007 deal could be key to Epstein’s defense.

The Mueller document? Haven’t be taught it.

More than a dozen members of Congress readily admitted to POLITICO that they have skipped around rather than studying the full document.

Broken-down fighter pilot launches Senate arena towards McConnell

Amy McGrath, who lost a House race in 2018 in Kentucky, will challenge the GOP leader.

Trump hasn’t talked to Epstein in ‘over a decade,’ says Kellyanne Conway

Conway said the president finds the recent charges of sex trafficking against the billionaire financier “completely unconscionable.”

Dem leaders put a matter to Alex Acosta’s ouster

Chuck Schumer and his deputies called on the Labor secretary’s ouster over his ‘sweetheart’ plea deal with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Frank Pallone and Nancy Pelosi rein within the left

The powerful chairman is working closely with Democratic leaders to bottle up Medicare-for-All and a Green New Deal.

Fox News host calls USWNT ‘unpatriotic’

Fox News host Jesse Watters criticizes the US Women’s National Team for their political activism, alleging that it will hurt their case for equal pay.

Mulvaney presses Trump to dump Acosta amid mounting outrage

The acting White House chief of staff has clashed with the Labor secretary, who is under fire for cutting a deal with billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in 2008.

British ambassador, now aim of Trump’s ire, has D.C. wired

Kim Darroch is known as a garrulous and popular figure who rarely lets his diplomatic mask slip in public at his famously lavish parties.

GOP at warfare over fundraising

The RNC is pressuring candidates to use its preferred online donor platform and hit a rival with a cease and desist letter.

Embattled Biden ditches Rose Backyard technique

“There are people that are all over Joe to get more aggressive,” said one Biden ally.

Trump’s most contemporary ‘central casting’ total

‘He’s loud, he’s bombastic, he’s salt of the earth.’ And now Mark Milley is preparing for confirmation to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

‘Mother Is No longer Going to Bask in This’

The exclusive story of how Trump survived the Access Hollywood tape.

Trump anticipated to gain executive motion to add citizenship quiz to census

The president has vowed to fight for the question after multiple legal setbacks.

Right here Are 11 Questions We’d Quiz Robert Mueller

After two years, Congress finally has him on the stand. Here’s our question list.

Pelosi tells Dems to spread ‘know your rights’ marketing campaign ahead of ICE raids

Those mass arrests are expected to begin Sunday in nearly a dozen metro areas.

Pelosi shuts down questions on feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The speaker has repeatedly clashed with the freshman firebrand in recent days.

Home Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, together with Jared Kushner

The subpoena list includes some of Mueller’s key witnesses, including former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Conservative tech critics file in as White Home social media summit kicks off

A number of right-wing online personalities and pro-Trump activists are slated to attend.

Alexander Acosta stepping down as Labor secretary

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down from his post, just two days after he held a news conference to defend a plea deal that he brokered for wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein while serving as a U.S. attorney in Florida more than a decade ago.

Pennsylvania GOP heads off skill embarrassment for Trump

A power-sharing arrangement was reached by two contenders for party chair.

Trump’s performing Labor secretary pick feared by unions

Patrick Pizzella is a favorite of business.

‘Embarrassing’: Congress stumbles in push for user privacy invoice

“We’ve been talking for what, two years about a privacy bill?” said Republican Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy. “We need a microwave, not a Crock-Pot here.”

Inslee knocks Sanders, 2020 rivals over filibuster toughen

The Washington governor explained his climate-focused campaign in an interview with POLITICO.

Gov. Jay Inslee on keeping a climate debate, Tom Steyer, Trump’s international protection

Read excerpts from the transcript of the hour-long conversation with the Washington Democrat.

Republicans fascinating to dive off a cliff on Obamacare

GOP senators hope the courts strike down the health law — even if they have no plan to deal with the ensuing chaos.

Pete Buttigieg’s whiz-child campaign confronts flaws in his file

Racial tensions and the recent police shooting of a black man in South Bend are challenging the narrative of Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 run.

Meet the 19-year-outdated gun-regulate lobbyist who has lawmakers’ ears

“What was remarkable was the way he able to become a leader whose voice was listened to by House leadership,” Florida Rep. Ted Deutch said of Charlie Mirsky.

Trump tells Dem congresswomen: Return the put you bought right here from

The president attacks progressives.

Trump’s spiritual freedom convention creates awkward alliance

This coming week, the Trump administration is hosting an event promoting religious freedom that’s uniting the president’s fiercest human rights critics with his most fervent supporters.

Democrats achieve apart Florida election guidelines on trial

Florida’s 29 electoral votes are crucial to Trump’s re-election strategy; he narrowly defeated Hillary Clinton in the state by nearly 113,000 votes.

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Pelosi proclaims risk condemning Trump for racist tweets

“Our Caucus will continue to forcefully respond to these disgusting attacks,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to House Democrats.

Republicans dull to condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen

Some GOP lawmakers sought to criticize Trump’s racist tweets while also avoiding blowback from the president.

Corpulent textual advise material: Pelosi declares resolution responding to Trump’s comments

Pelosi’s letter to Democratic memebers of the House.

Twitter: Trump’s tweets attacking congresswomen form not violate principles

The company has a new policy of labeling and demoting tweets by world leaders that break its rules against harassment and abuse.

Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

Rep. Elijah Cummings previously issued the subpoena after the White House blocked Conway from appearing before the committee voluntarily.

Palantir Guide Reveals How Regulation Enforcement Tracks Households

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The Most attention-grabbing of Amazon Prime Day, Twitter’s Redesign, and Extra Files

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Home thrown into chaos after Pelosi decries Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets on ground

The hour-plus long drama over Pelosi’s comments showed just how tense the mood is in the House.

Debate decrease-off date day: 20 candidates position to crowd the stage in Detroit

Democratic presidential hopefuls will be looking to make an impression before the criteria to make future debates get more stringent.

Pompeo layers over high Declare Dept. negotiator sooner than talks with Russia

The official, Andrea Thompson, stands accused of failing to disclose ties to a GOP operative caught up in the Maria Butina affair.

Republican senators can even merely sink one other Trump judicial nominee

Senators have raised concerns about Halil Suleyman ‘Sul’ Ozerden’s judicial record and possible issues with a background check.

Republicans’ preference: Stand with Trump or possibility his wrath

Trump has already informed at least two GOP lawmakers of his dissatisfaction with their defense of his racist tweets.

Democrats pledge to instruct support everyday White Condominium, Pentagon briefings

Joe Biden said in a speech that he would bring back the televised sessions, and 21 Democratic campaigns said in response to a survey by POLITICO that they would do the same.

Condominium holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress

It’s only the second time in U.S. history that Congress held a sitting Cabinet official in contempt of Congress.

Anderson Cooper skewers Eric Trump’s Fox Recordsdata segment

CNN’s Anderson Cooper breaks down how President Donald Trump’s self-proclaimed aptitude for math may not have been passed down to his son, Eric Trump.

Fox Records hosts laugh off Trump’s racist assaults on Dems

Fox News hosts laughed and called a racist series of Tweets from President Trump “comedic” when reacting to the President’s suggestion that Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came…

Ex-Fox Knowledge reporter explains why he left

Former Fox News reporter Carl Cameron explains why he left the network to CNN’s Brian Stelter.

Anderson Cooper pokes stress-free at Trump’s grievance on Fox Recordsdata

President Trump told Fox News it has been difficult for people to follow him on Twitter. CNN’s Anderson Cooper has more.

Congresswoman fires back at Fox Data host’s insult

After Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) “hates this country more than ever,” Omar responded to the claim saying Carlson is a “racist fool.” CNN’s Brian Stelter reports.

Fox Info changed their tune about North Korea. Right here’s how

Following President Trump’s North Korea meeting with Kim Jong Un, Fox News hosts and commentators have changed their tune from when Obama had suggested being open to such a meeting.

Why terror movie maestro wished to make Fox Info series

CNN’s Brian Stelter talks to Alex Metcalf and Jason Blum, executive producers of “The Loudest Voice,” about why they wanted to create a Fox News drama series.

Apple Files launches a recordsdata to the 2020 Democratic candidates and debates

Apple today is introducing a new section in its Apple News application for iOS, iPad and Mac that’s designed to familiarize voters with the 20 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the first Democratic debates hosted on June 26 and June 27 by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo in Miami, Florida. The new guide is…

China Distributes Spyware and adware at Its Border and Beyond

In the spirit of fireworks and firework-related ER visits, it was an explosive and chaotic week in cybersecurity. The ransomware scourge continues apace, with new local governments and municipalities suffering particularly visible attacks every month. Last weekend the Administrative Office of the Georgia Courts became the latest victim. Meanwhile, facial recognition systems are proliferating in…

The Knicks Are Fined $50,000 for Barring The Each day News

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Donald Trump’s Code Switch

After Charlottesville, the president seemed rattled when people called him a racist. Not anymore.

Trump disavows ‘send her lend a hand’ chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out his rally on Wednesday night

Trump’s North Carolina Supporters Were Ready to Sell off

In a state as divided as America, the president pulled a crowd ready to unite around “send her back.”

How Dwelling Democratic factions ended their Twitter feud

Progressive and moderate leaders signed a joint statement calling for unity, and a series of contentious tweets were deleted.

Trump’s trusted playbook: Rile up a crowd, then recant

The president’s latest episode followed a repeated Trump tactic of pushing his rhetoric over the line — and then shrugging off responsibility.

Condominium Dem impeachment toughen features new momentum

The spike in public backing for impeaching Trump could cause headaches for Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Firework drone ‘false recordsdata’ says Instagram massive name Lucas Albert

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‘Fallout 76’ Desperately Wishes to Take a look at-Play Its Patches More

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Your total news of NASA’s Artemis program, the agency’s strive to returns humans to the Moon

Can NASA make it to the lunar surface by 2024? The Trump administration wants to get humans back to the Moon — fast. In April of 2019, Vice President Mike Pence challenged NASA with putting people on the lunar surface by 2024, a deadline just five years away. NASA accepted and has since named this…

Democrats jabber White Condominium provide on funds deal has ‘nonstarters’

Time is running out to seal a deal, with the House expected to leave for summer break on July 26.

Schumer decries ‘unpleasant’ prerequisites at migrant detention facility

“They’re people simply seeking some … honor, decency for their children,” he said.

Enable 2FA for Your Discord Legend so You Don’t Earn Phished

Illustration: DiscordThe good news? A recent phishing attempt hit Discord and only ensnared a small batch of users—around 2,500 in all. The bad news? There’s no easy tool to tell if you’re on that list, so you might as well take a moment to reset your password on the service right now. More important, it’s…

Where they were when males first walked on the moon

POLITICO quizzed a who’s who about what they remember from the Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago.

Dem campaigns bulk up with hiring spree

Seven 2020 primary contenders paid more than 100 staff each last quarter, led by Elizabeth Warren.

Democrats must rejoin the Iran nuclear deal. It’s no longer that simple.

Even if Trump loses, political and logistical hurdles could make it impossible to rejoin the 2015 agreement.

Migrant psychological neatly being crisis spirals in ICE detention facilities

ICE struggles to handle migrants with serious mental illness.

Meet the woman who ties Jeffrey Epstein to Trump and the Clintons

Heiress Ghislaine Maxwell paved the way to presidents.

How Perfect Marijuana Is Serving to the Murky Market

Expensive regulation and high demand across the country have made the illicit trade more profitable than going legit.

Democrats to face off in opposition to a reluctant Mueller

House Democrats want the notably reserved former special counsel to help build a case against President Donald Trump.

Apple Music surpasses 60 million subscribers

Today’s major Apple news may be the departure of its design guru Jony Ive, but the even as the company stomachs the executive loss, their software plows ahead. Today, in an interview with French news site Numerama, Apple honcho Eddy Cue revealed that the number of Apple Music subscribers has now climbed to 60 million.…

What to Know Earlier than Day One among the Democratic Debates

If you haven’t kept up with the news or your aunt’s Facebook statuses, here’s a reminder: Tonight, the first half of the Democratic Debates will take place at 9pm EDT.Ten candidates including Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will descend upon the stage in Miami. Given the sheer number of candidates,…

Twitter suspends Iran files companies over ‘harassment of Baha’is’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Farsi-language accounts of some Iranian news agencies were suspended Twitter has suspended several Iranian news accounts over alleged harassment of people who follow the Baha’i faith.Young Journalists Club (YJC), run by state broadcaster IRIB, state-run IRNA, and Mehr were among the Farsi-language accounts suspended on Saturday.Some agencies, including…

Quiz: How carefully occupy you followed the guidelines?

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Trump’s claim on Fox Files flummoxes CNN fact checker

President Trump made several odd claims about homelessness in the US during an interview with Fox News that perplexed CNN reporter Daniel Dale.

How Fox News changed its tune on covering North Korea

CNN’s Brian Stelter looks at how Fox News’ coverage of North Korea, and meeting with its leader Kim Jong Un, has changed during the Trump presidency.

Fox News modified their tune on North Korea. Here is how

Following President Trump’s North Korea meeting with Kim Jong Un, Fox News hosts and commentators have changed their tune from when Obama had suggested being open to such a meeting.

Anchors sue news situation for age and gender bias

Five female anchors at NY1, a reputable local station in New York, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the news organization, alleging systematic age and gender discrimination. CNN’s Alisyn Camerota reports.

White Condo and congressional leaders conclude in on funds deal

Sources close to Mnuchin and Pelosi describe it is a “real compromise.”

Within the benefit of Pence’s Air Force Two cancellation: A drug dealer

The White House had been mum about the sudden cancellation of a vice presidential trip to New Hampshire earlier this month.

DOJ tells Mueller to limit testimony to his document, sources dispute

The former special counsel has said previously that he doesn’t plan to go beyond his report.

Trump met with Nunes to chat intel chief replacements

The president’s get-together with the top House Intelligence Republican has fueled more chatter that Dan Coats may be on his way out.

Deficit Don? Crimson ink gushes in Trump generation

The president endorsed a bipartisan budget deal without any of the spending restraints previously demanded by Republicans.

Kelly Craft became as soon as out of Canada for half of her days as ambassador

Trump U.N. nominee’s absences included 60 personal days and the equivalent of seven months in places where she had homes, Democrats say.

Nadler calls DOJ ‘incredibly arrogant’ for attempting to restrict Mueller’s testimony

Nadler predicted the DOJ directive would have no great consequence on Wednesday’s pair of hearings with the former special counsel.

White Condo and Hill leaders originate big push for charge range deal

But conservative activists are working to derail it.

‘Barely interested’ Republicans tune out Mueller

GOP senators are brushing off the historic hearing before it even happens.

Cory Booker is all out of love

The New Jersey senator drops his gloves.

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing ‘unsustainable’ debt

The House is expected to vote on the budget deal Thursday.

Pelosi’s impeachment blockade faces ultimate test yet: Mueller

The former special counsel’s testimony will likely move more Democrats to support removing Trump. Will that change Pelosi’s strategy?

Americans would possibly maybe well the truth is ‘Storm Residence 51,’ in accordance with this superior native news document

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Taylor Swift slams news Scooter Braun now owns her masters in necessary Tumblr put up

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Taylor Swift claims Scooter Braun is a ‘bully’ following data he now owns her serve catalog

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The final Files and Key Details From Google Stadia Chief’s AMA

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)Google’s big play at making game streaming a reality—Stadia—is slated to go live sometime in November. That’s less than four months away, so to help answers questions and provide more info about Google’s upcoming game streaming platform, Stadia’s director of product Andey Doronichev hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over on the…

Following Knowledge That Jony Ive Is Leaving, Apple Inventory Loses Billions

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Seth Rich Conspiracy Unfold by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Document

Photo: Richard Drew / Associated PressA stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsolved murder of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich to the leak of thousands of DNC emails in the summer of 2016. The report, authored by Yahoo’s…

Mozilla to Delivery Top price Firefox Browser With Advert-Free Recordsdata for $5 a Month

No one likes ads, and Firefox is banking on that hatred. On Friday, Mozilla announced a forthcoming premium version of its Firefox browser with ad-free news articles—and offer some other features—for $5 a month.On its website, Mozilla writes the premium version will allow you to “support the sites you love, avoid the ads you hate.”…

Day after day Crunch: Reddit quarantines Trump-focused community

It’s NEWSLETTER TIME get pumped! I know I am – it’s my first Daily Crunch in over a year. That’s right, your friendly neighborhood Anthony Ha is otherwise occupied today so I’m back to deliver this baby to you, devoted readers. And there’s news: Plenty o’ News. 1. Reddit puts r/The_Donald in a corner Reddit…

KKR confirms it has got Canadian gadget company Corel, reportedly for over $1B

Yesterday we broke the news that Corel — the company behind WordPerfect, Corel Draw and a number of other apps, as well as the new owner of Parallels — had itself gotten acquired by KKR. Today, the news is confirmed and official: KKR today announced it has closed the deal, purchasing Corel from private equity…

Right here’s what bowled over us for the duration of the Mueller testimony — and 4 assorted takeaways

Five of POLITICO’s reporters who have been tracking the Russia probe for two years give their thoughts on what stood out and what they wish Mueller had discussed.

Mueller’s within the break done. Right here is how his probe lives on.

From ongoing congressional probes, to unsettled court fights, to an expected memoir from one of Mueller’s deputies, the Russia probe will keep popping up in the news.

Pelosi rebuffs Nadler on impeachment after Mueller flop

The two senior Democrats discussed the party’s next steps in a closed-door caucus meeting after the special counsel’s testimony.

Mueller disappoints Trump critics, one more time

Democrats have been waiting for Mueller’s help. They didn’t get it.

Trump’s No. 1 job: Don’t screw up the economy

The president, for now, is listening to advisers telling him to keep his cool on trade, spending and the Fed — at least through November 2020.

Of direction, Robert Mueller Changed into once Superior

Undramatic, even boring? Yes, but undeniably professional throughout.

Trump’s authorized week

For a few days, at least, the embattled president was on top of the world.

Unlit, Latino Dems torch marketing and marketing campaign arm for lack of diversity

Senior lawmakers of color have privately clashed with DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos.

Reliable-impeachment Dems no longer backing down after Mueller

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, however, reiterated that beginning impeachment proceedings would be too divisive.

Pelosi rebounds after weeks of Dem infighting

The speaker leaves Washington for the summer recess after securing a $2.7 trillion budget deal and holding firm on impeachment.

Cuomo tells Lemon how Fox News has changed since he left

CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon discuss “The Loudest Voice,” the show based on Fox News founder Roger Ailes and what it reveals about the network’s culture.

Ex-news anchor unearths turning point from sex and drug dependancy

Former TV anchor Brandon Lee opens about his struggles with addiction and his push to change the public perception and stigma surrounding addiction in the US.

This Absurd Samsung Rumor Claims a Foldable ‘Clamshell’ Smartphone Is in the Works

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)If rumors are to be believed, Samsung doesn’t know when or how to quit. South Korean news outlet ET News reports that Samsung is developing a 6.7-inch clamshell smartphone. You know, even though its flagship bendy phone, the Galaxy Fold, is still missing in action.ET News reports that like the Galaxy Fold,…

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Ebooks Bought From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Build no longer Genuinely Own The rest Anymore

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Purchase up on the total trailers from this 365 days’s Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con wraps up today, and with it came a huge number of trailers for films and shows coming out in the next year. While Marvel undoubtably stole the show with its big Hall H announcements, the event’s trailers belonged almost entirely to the world of television. There were some notable absences this year:…

Substitute for the cartoonist who drew Trump golfing over migrant our bodies rejects job

(CNN)The replacement for the cartoonist who said he was fired from Brunswick News Inc. newspapers for a political cartoon of President Donald Trump says the controversy has made him not want the job, according to CNN news partner CBC.Cartoonist Greg Perry has told the Canadian newspaper publishing company that he no longer wants the job…

Pogba, Neymar, Maguire & what’s occurring at Arsenal? Switch information with David Ornstein

BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein brings us the latest football transfer gossip, including the latest on Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United and Neymar’s potential return to Barcelona.READ MORE: Today’s football gossip

Pro-China Hong Kong protester calls BBC reporter ‘untrue knowledge’ during broadcast

The BBC’s China correspondent Stephen McDonell has been interrupted on air by pro-Beijing protesters in Hong Kong. There have been mass demonstrations in the city in recent weeks against a proposed extradition bill that would have allowed people to be sent to China for trial.This weekend is seeing mass protests by both pro- and anti-China…

Seth Meyers says Trump info tales are appreciate zombies: “Right here’s how he wears us down”

Seth Meyers wants you to remember just how weird things are. Donald Trump has been distracting himself in the week leading up to Robert Mueller’s Senate testimony by ramping up the racist rhetoric in one breath and then trying to walk it back in the next. In the clip above from Late Night, Meyers points…

Trump shut down Navarro over strategies to devalue U.S. buck

It’s the latest example of the heated debate over how to manage the trade war with China and offset a potential economic slowdown ahead of the 2020 election.

Dems switch nearer to impeachment in strategy shakeup

Nancy Pelosi remains resistant to opening an impeachment inquiry.

Supreme Court docket affords Trump recede-forward on border wall

President Donald Trump scored a major victory at the Supreme Court on Friday, as the justices lifted a lower court order blocking a key part of his plan to expand the border wall with Mexico.

How Science Got Trampled within the Depart to Drill within the Arctic

The Trump administration pried open an environmental ‘jewel’ for oil and gas exploration. But in its push to get started, it has ignored and distorted the work of its own experts.

‘This will seemingly be attention-grabbing’: Silicon Valley faces an antitrust reckoning

It’s been decades, at least, since such a wide array of major players across an industry have faced this kind of scrutiny at once.

Democratic governors sound fear on Trump reelection

Outside the Beltway there are worries the party is losing control of its message and forgetting the lessons of 2018.

California’s Newsom wrestles with Trump tax return bill

Jerry Brown vetoed a similar measure in 2017, but state Democrats are pressing the issue.

Trump lashes out at Cummings over border criticism

The president said the Democratic lawmaker’s Baltimore district is ‘disgusting’ and where ‘no human being would want to live.’

Why a Trusty Financial system Will In actuality Abet Democrats in 2020

Rebounding parts of the Rust Belt are moving away from Trump as the still-suffering areas double down.

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Test to Explore if Robinhood Exposed Your Password

Bad news, money-makers. The popular stock-trading app Robinhood recently sent emails to an undisclosed number of users, letting them know that the company made a bit of a boo-boo and stored their passwords on its servers in plaintext. While you probably get a number of emails from your various financial institutions, and probably filter Robinhood’s…

Trump begins day with fresh attack on Cummings

The president has made the Maryland congressman his prime target.

What Beto O’Rourke’s Dad Taught Him About Losing

The would-be slayer of Ted Cruz has seen his 2020 star fall sharply over the past four months. But like his father, he knows that sometimes it pays to be a long shot.

Trump names Discover. John Ratcliffe to interchange Dan Coats as director of national intelligence

The Texas congressman stood up for the president during last week’s Mueller hearings.

With Sunday surge, with regards to half of of Dwelling Democrats abet impeachment inquiry

The number of House Democrats who have publicly said they’d vote for an impeachment inquiry is 104 — 14 shy of a majority of the Democratic Caucus.

Alek Sigley: North Korea accuses Australian of ‘spying’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Alek Sigley in transit in Beijing after his release from North Korea this week North Korea says an Australian student who had been detained for several days before being released had been “spying” for news outlets. Alek Sigley, 29, was reported missing in late June, but was freed on…

Impeachment Calls and a Booker-Biden Fight: This Week within the 2020 Hurry

The 2020 Democrats reacted to the Mueller testimony, candidates tried out attacks before next week’s debates and Joe Biden received some good news.ImageRobert S. Mueller III, the former special counsel, testifying on Wednesday.CreditCreditErin Schaff/The New York TimesEvery Saturday morning, we’re publishing “This Week in the 2020 Race”: a quick way to catch up on the…

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An alligator. (Not on meth.) Image: Chris Graythen/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2019-07-23 15:36:22 UTC We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that you can officially cross “meth-gators” off your list of things to be deathly afraid of in this world, because it turns out that they’re not actually real.…

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Blizzard’s substandard-news year continues with yet another co-founder’s departure

Job’s done — News comes amid period marked by layoffs, focus on existing IP, and a lack of new games. Sam Machkovech – Jul 19, 2019 10:02 pm UTC Blizzard EntertainmentFrank Pearce, one of Blizzard Entertainment’s three original founding staffers, announced his intention to leave the game-making company on Friday, effective immediately. Pearce’s announcement came…

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Week in photos: 20-26 July 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Philippe Wojazer / Reuters Image caption Greta Thunberg (second from right) along with other Swedish and French environmental activists from the Youth Climate Movement attend the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris,…

Week in images: 29 June – 5 July 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Toby Melville / Reuters Image caption Coco Gauff of the US – who’s just 15 – stands in disbelief, after beating former champion Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Image copyright Tiziana…

Trump expands Baltimore beef with assaults on Sharpton, Sanders

The civil rights leader and Vermont senator are the latest victims of the president’s frustration with the House Oversight chairman.

High DCCC staffers out after uproar over differ

The departures comes as chairwoman Cheri Bustos faces accusations that she has done little to address the lack of diversity in the upper ranks of the campaign arm.

Trump’s intel take collaborated with a fierce Russia foe

GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, the president’s nominee for director of national intelligence, once worked with a leading Putin critic on the Magnitsky Act — which Russians have been pushing to overturn.

Trump’s trudge playbook: Excoriate the left and enthrall his nefarious

Reigniting his racially divisive rhetoric, Trump is testing whether an amped-up version of his 2016 strategy can deliver victory again in 2020.

2 high Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort

Patty Murray and Debbie Stabenow’s support for impeachment gives political cover for House Democrats contemplating backing an inquiry.

Shadowy journalists push media to duvet ‘hyper-racial’ 2d in politics

“Race and politics,” one reporter said, “is really the story of our time.”

2 Killed in Shooting at Walmart in Mississippi, Sheriff Says

U.S.|Shooting at Walmart in Mississippi Kills 2A “disgruntled” employee opened fire at dawn, killing two employees and striking a police officer in the back, officials said. The officer was saved by his bulletproof vest.ImageParamedics offering medical attention after the shooting at a Walmart in Southaven, Miss. The victims were supervisors at the store, the mayor…

Week in pictures: 13-19 July 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Dan Abbott Image caption A diver swims alongside an enormous jellyfish off the coast of Cornwall. Wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly and fellow diver Dan Abbott encountered the barrel jellyfish during a week-long project documenting marine encounters. Image…

California’s Newsom indicators invoice to pressure Trump tax returns

If developments in Washington are any indication, a legal challenge is all but inevitable.

Trump attorney to California: Explore you in court

A challenge seemed all but inevitable given Trump’s legal moves.

Fearing defections, Trump and McConnell crank up rigidity on budget vote

The majority leader warned Republicans that they can’t leave town until the budget deadlines and debt ceiling are addressed.

Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers

The administration’s Iran policy is taking a softer tone despite a push from some GOP lawmakers to expand its maximum pressure campaign.

Attorneys fail to attain agreement in dispute over Trump’s Recent York tax returns

‘Notwithstanding their best efforts, the parties are unable to reach agreement,’ the three sides said in a joint court filing.

News of an Employee’s Death at a Tesla Facility Renews Highlight on Firm’s Historic past of Security Concerns

Photo: Rich Pedroncelli (AP)Tesla confirmed Tuesday that the body of one of its employees was found at the company’s Gigfactory last week and police are currently investigating the incident, Business Insider reported. The body of Michael Johnston, 61, was found on the Nevada factory’s third floor on July 22, the Storey County Police Department told…

Signings, summer information, key fixtures – your club-by-club Premier League handbook

Champions Manchester City finished one point ahead of Liverpool in last season’s tableClub record signings, a number of managerial changes and the introduction of video assistant referees (VAR) – the new Premier League season is almost upon us. Will Manchester City become the first team since Manchester United in 2009 to win the title three…

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Top Condominium authorized professional takes center stage in moral battles in opposition to Trump

Doug Letter is fighting the president in federal court — and winning.

Trump-endorsed beginning air teams outraised by Dems

Priorities USA raised more money that Trump-aligned America First in the first half of 2019.

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project

Democrats are pushing the Trump administration to review the project, and they say McConnell indirectly helped facilitate it.

Fed cuts charges for first time since crisis amid global slowdown

The Fed in its post-meeting statement gave no clues as to whether more cuts might be coming.

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements

The retirements could complicate the GOP’s attempt to retake the House.

Senate characteristic to vote on massive 2-Three hundred and sixty five days budget deal

The legislation lifts the debt ceiling for two years and raises spending $320 billion over current levels.

Majority of House Democrats now enhance impeachment inquiry

Pelosi will now face increased pressure to back impeachment proceedings.

Pentagon places $10B contract on support after Trump swipe at Amazon

The president’s call for the review of the contract is just his most recent public spat with Amazon.

‘Protect faraway from Barack’: Dems seethe over criticism of Obama

Party officials are frustrated that the former president’s record was collateral damage in the debate attacks on Joe Biden.

Will Hurd, ideal shadowy Republican in Residence, gained’t ask reelection

Hurd, a former CIA officer who was first elected in 2014, has been an advocate for bipartisan compromise on immigration and other key issues.

Trump, in battleground Ohio, amplifies attacks on progressives

At a Cincinnati rally, the president casts the Democratic primary as a referendum on Barack Obama’s legacy.

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A ‘grotesque low’ The Canadian Press – Jul 26, 2019 / 6:49 am | Story: 262147 Photo: The Canadian Press George Takei says U.S. migrant detention policies reached depths beyond what Japanese-Americans faced during their World War II internment. Takei, interned as a child, said his family and others were kept together when they were…

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Messages from President Cheng regarding the Museum Fire:July 22, 2019–5:15 p.m.I’m sending this message to keep you informed about NAU’s involvement with the Museum Fire. NAU is working closely with the city, county, and U.S. Forest Service to support our partner agencies and the residents of the communities affected by the Museum Fire. We are currently…

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Dress delivers controversy Photo: Wendy Chambers Last May, Wendy Chambers hung a red dress on the porch of her Vernon home in honour of missing and murdered indigenous women. The REDdress Project started several years ago and has become a symbol for MMIW across the land. On Wednesday, Chambers said she was surprised to find…

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Chucks claim another horse The Canadian Press – Jul 11, 2019 / 7:43 am | Story: 260959 Photo: The Canadian Press Teams compete in a chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary. A horse has died from an injury that occurred during a chuckwagon race at this year’s Calgary Stampede. Stampede authorities confirm something…

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Bella’s heated Twitter spat WENN – Jul 18, 2019 / 7:03 am | Story: 261538 Photo: All rights reserved. Bella Thorne Bella Thorne got into a heated Twitter exchange with her ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau on Wednesday night, after accusing her former love of breaking “girl code.” The Shake It Up star took to the social…

Gold And Silver Prices Skyrocket – Kitco News

Hawaii Six O – Gary Wagner Kitco Commentaries | Opinions, Ideas and Markets Talk Featuring views and opinions written by market professionals, not staff journalists. It seems when it rains it pours, as multiple variables collectively had a profound and bullish impact on market sentiment for both gold and silver. Gold futures gained over 1.5%…

Pacific oysters recalled – BC News – Castanet.salvage

Pacific oysters recalled The Canadian Press – Jul 20, 2019 / 10:11 am | Story: 261701 Photo: The Canadian Press The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of certain Pacific oysters due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. The oysters were processed by Union Bay Seafood Ltd. and Intercity Packers…

The Compass Experiment is navigating native news in Ohio

I fell in love with journalism while growing up in Ohio, and later while in college at Kent State University. As a student, I tried—and failed—to get an internship at a nearby newspaper I admired, the Youngstown Vindicator. But now, 150 years after it started, The Vindicator is closing on August 31. That will leave Youngstown,…

Week in photos: 6-12 July 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Anuwar Hazarika / Reuters Image caption A makeshift raft is used to navigate past submerged houses in a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the north-eastern state of Assam, India. Image copyright David W Cerny /…

High Dispute Department adviser fired over ‘abusive’ administration vogue

Kiron Skinner, the director of the Policy Planning Staff, was told on Thursday that she was being dismissed.

Trump’s frustration with China boils over

The president’s announcement of new tariffs drew a swift reaction from Beijing on Friday.

John Ratcliffe gained’t be Trump’s subsequent national intelligence director

“Our great Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe is being treated very unfairly by the LameStream Media,” Trump tweeted.

Emails insist Stephen Miller pressed laborious to restrict green cards

One former Trump official said White House senior adviser Stephen Miller has maintained a “singular obsession” with the public charge rule.

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Office ‘cold wars’ persist The Canadian Press – Jul 25, 2019 / 11:14 am | Story: 262087 Photo: Contributed A new study from BC Hydro finds office air conditioning may cool the workplace, but can also lead to heated arguments. Hydro says 25 per cent of those asked say office temperature has prompted disagreements between co-workers. The…

What tweets? Trump prepares to woo dim voters

The African Americans for Trump coalition will reach out to black voters with a campaign message focused on policy outcomes rather than the president’s rhetoric.

Anti-Islamic tweets additional imperil mainstream New Jersey Republicans

The Republican Party’s influence statewide, which had been steadily diminishing for decades, continues to plummet in the post-Chris Christie era.

Cummings addresses Trump impeachment, Baltimore insults

“There may be a time where impeachment is appropriate,” Cummings said.

Texas governor: 20 stupid in El Paso shopping-advanced shooting

Police haven’t said whether anyone had been shot, though there were unconfirmed reports of multiple victims.

Beto O’Rourke to return home from marketing and marketing campaign lunge after El Paso mass taking pictures

“But I tell you El Paso is the strongest place in the world, this community is going to come together,” O’Rourke said.

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Massive commercial blaze Tri-City News – Jul 29, 2019 / 6:50 am | Story: 262336 Photo: Glacier Media Port Moody firefighters got a massive commercial blaze in the city’s historic downtown commerical district under control late Sunday. Firefighters from Port Moody and Coquitlam were battling the blaze, and some nearby businesses, including the Burrard Public…

String of gun deaths reshapes Democratic most indispensable

The mass shootings shifted the focus to lower-tier candidates and divisive issues, and could change the contours of the race for the White House.

5 wide takeaways from POLITICO’s nationwide uncover of election offices

Money is a big problem. And some election officials prefer their paperless machines.

How an election security push is operating aground in Texas

“These counties are buying something that I just assumed everybody knew was an obsolete technology,” Rice University computer science professor Dan Wallach says.

‘It feels worship one thing out of a imperfect sci-fi movie’

A top climate scientist quit USDA, following others who say Trump has politicized science.

POLITICO Playbook: Mass shootings shake the presidential flee

And a fourth Texas Republican in the House plans to retire.

The hump to secure The united states’s vote casting machines

Paperless voting devices are a gaping weakness in the patchwork U.S. election system, security experts say. But states and counties are making uneven progress in replacing them, a POLITICO survey reveals.

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Search scaling back The Canadian Press – Jul 31, 2019 / 12:41 pm | Story: 262552 Photo: Manitoba RCMP The RCMP are scaling back the search for two British Columbia murder suspects in remote northern Manitoba. Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy said over the past week officers have searched more than 11,000 square kilometres of wilderness…

Trump explores govt motion on guns

The president and his aides are seeking options to address gun violence that would circumvent Congress.

‘Corn, soybeans and landmines’: Dems brace for not easy slog thru Iowa

The next six weeks are likely to shrink the 2020 field — and test the campaign-trail discipline of the front-runners.

De Blasio says Bernie would non-public received in 2016

Despite endorsing Clinton in 2016, the New York City mayor and 2020 candidate now says Sanders would have defeated Trump.

DNC options would possibly per chance well well well lengthen, no longer shrink, future debate stage

After culling the field for the September debate, the rules could let some candidates back in for October.

Mayor Bill de Blasio on fried Twinkies, the ‘corruption of Rome’

In addition to discussing Medicare for All, gun control and more, we asked the 2020 Democratic hopeful some lighter questions.

Democrats turn into the Hannibal Lecter occasion

Republicans made a virtual industry of lionizing Ronald Reagan after he left office. The same cannot be said of Democrats’ treatment of Barack Obama’s legacy.

Woodstock 50 officially cancelled – International News

Woodstock 50‘s co-founder announced on Wednesday that the long-troubled three-day anniversary music festival has been officially cancelled. “We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the Festival we imagined with the great lineup we had booked and the social engagement we were anticipating,” a statement provided to…

Evacuation ends, rail opens – Canada Data – Castanet.get

Evacuation ends, rail opens The Canadian Press – Aug 3, 2019 / 2:14 pm | Story: 262811 Photo: The Canadian Press A train derailment is shown near the hamlet of Irvine, Alberta on Friday Aug. 2, 2019. Residents of a southern Alberta hamlet are back in their homes after an evacuation that followed a train…

How Trump eased entry to weapons

The president said he has taken tough action on guns. His administration has mostly focused on expanding gun access through little-noticed regulatory moves.

‘Warren has built a monster’: True thru the Democrats’ fight for Nevada

The Massachusetts senator is turning heads in the early voting state with the size of her operation — and crowds.

Apple stands within the global antitrust crosshairs

The iPhone maker, not Facebook or Google, is rapidly becoming the test case for a Big Tech crackdown from Europe to the United States.

Ayanna Pressley Is the Squad’s Free Agent

She might be part of the progressive foursome, but the Massachusetts congresswoman has spent most of her career pushing for change from within the establishment—not shaking it up from the outside.

Trump’s vision meets growing global chaos

The president’s ambitions as a peacemaker are crashing against harsh world realities.

Tulsi Gabbard’s daredevil act

With her attack on Kamala Harris and defense of Joe Biden, the Hawaii congresswoman is stoking speculation about her endgame.

Hillary’s impeachment classes: ‘Manufacture no longer pursue it for trivial partisan political solutions’

Clinton drew upon her time as a young Watergate committee staffer in a new interview.

Trump is harsh on China, excluding in phrases of democracy

The president regularly thrashes China over trade policy, but has been mostly silent on the growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

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R-rated Terminator back The Canadian Press – Jul 18, 2019 / 3:45 pm | Story: 261592 Photo: The Canadian Press Leave the kids at home, “Terminator: Dark Fate” is getting an R-rating. Director Tim Miller tells the audience at San Diego Comic-Con that the fans demanded it. To kick off the annual fan convention Thursday,…

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Daylight savings deadline Rob Gibson – Jul 19, 2019 / 10:22 am | Story: 261634 Photo: CTV News Last chance to express your opinion on daylight savings time in B.C. The province has been asking people to share their views on how time should be observed in B.C. through an online survey and written submissions,…

Images fired in Surrey – BC News – Castanet.rep

Shots fired in Surrey Photo: Google Street View Police are going door-to-door in a Surrey neighbourhood after reports of shots being fired. RCMP say calls of gunfire came in at about 4 p.m. in the 12700 block of King George Boulevard in the Whalley area of Surrey . Officers on the scene say they were…

Police swarm transit bus – BC News – Castanet.accumulate

Police swarm transit bus Alan Campbell / Richmond News – Jul 23, 2019 / 4:37 pm | Story: 261927 Photo: Contributed Police swarmed an area near a Richmond gas station Tuesday afternoon, and one person was taken to hospital in critical condition. RCMP said they were not yet able to confirm what happened on a…

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‘Machete’ to the rescue The Canadian Press – Aug 7, 2019 / 7:53 pm | Story: 263087 Photo: wikimedia commons Actor Danny Trejo played a real-life hero when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection. Authorities say two cars crashed Wednesday in the Sylmar…

Eagle Bluff fire grows – Penticton Data – Castanet.procure

Chelsea Powrie UPDATE 8:08 a.m. As the heat of the day starts to rise firefighters battling the Eagle Bluff wildfire have discovered the blaze has grown considerably overnight. BC Wildfire Services now indicates the blaze has grown to 1,250 hectares in size. The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen also widened the evacuation alert zone for…

Donald Trump’s Nixon-to-China 2nd on guns

He has an opening to boost his standing in the suburbs heading into 2020. Will he take it?

Grassroots armies reshape Iowa contest

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden go full-throttle in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.

Democrats complain Waters is slack to spread Wall Road wealth

Campaign finance filings paint a stark picture.

How Kamala Harris Charmed the 1 Percenters

At splashy weddings, charity balls and all the right restaurants, she hobnobbed with San Francisco’s monied elite—and made lasting allies who backed her at every stage of her political career.

Pilot known, search on – Canada Data – Castanet.accumulate

Pilot identified, search on The Canadian Press – Jul 17, 2019 / 7:41 am | Story: 261427 Photo: CTV News Quebec pilot Gilles Morin, 61, was one of seven people aboard a float plane that crashed into a Labrador lake on Monday, killing at least three people on board. Four people remain missing today after…

Sizable layoffs at Bombardier – Substitute News – Castanet.fetch

Photo: The Canadian Press Bombardier President and CEO Alain Bellemare  Bombardier Inc. is laying off half of the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ont., railway car plant, according to a federal government source. Two major contracts in Ontario — for the Toronto Transit Commission streetcars and Metrolinx GO Transit rail cars — are slated…

Solutions peaceable to attain – Canada News – Castanet.obtain

Photo: The Canadian Press Former RCMP assistant commissioner Peter German Investigators should be able to provide some answers about three homicides in northern British Columbia even though two suspects in the case are believed to be dead, says a former RCMP assistant commissioner. The manhunt for Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, from Port…

Lobbyist for U.S. Soccer reached out to Democratic presidential candidates

The federation apparently believed that the women’s team’s claims that they’re underpaid might become an issue in the July debates.

Tech companies ignore pleas on rail safety

The National Transportation Safety Board asked Google, Apple and Microsoft in 2016 to add railroad crossings to their navigation apps. But they haven’t.

Malinowski testing what it methodology to be a swing-district Democrat

Republicans are already targeting his seat.

This Is What Latinos Assume Each person Got Harmful About El Paso

A well-meaning desire to erase the shooter and his hateful ideology has instead erased the victims and their community.

Metallica scares off wildcat – BC News – Castanet.win

Metallica scares off wildcat Photo: CTV News Denise Gallant A Vancouver Island woman played a song by heavy metal band Metallica to scare off a stalking cougar. Denise Gallant was hiking on a logging road near Duncan with her dog late last month when she felt something was following them. “When I look over to my…

Wildfire mapped at 225ha – Penticton News – Castanet.receive

Photo: Mike Biden The BC Wildfire Service now says the Eagle Bluff Wildfire, burning out of control near Oliver, has been mapped at 225 hectares in size. However, fire information officer Taylor MacDonald says the increase in size from 200 hectares is not necessarily due to fire growth, but to more accurate aerial mapping of…

Girl abducted to Indonesia – BC Info – Castanet.acquire

Girl abducted to Indonesia The Canadian Press – Aug 1, 2019 / 2:03 pm | Story: 262670 Photo: VicPD Police in Victoria are advising a B.C. man who is travelling abroad to surrender to a Canadian embassy and return to this country to face charges linked to a child custody case. Brent Erskine was charged…

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‘Aquaman’ joins protesters The Canadian Press – Aug 1, 2019 / 7:57 am | Story: 262613 Photo: The Canadian Press Actor Jason Momoa carries an offering towards elders as he visits Native Hawaiian protesters blocking the construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest mountain, at Mauna Kea Access Road on Wednesday, July 31, 2019,…

Political leaders quiz answers in Epstein loss of life

Epstein’s death occurred hours after a federal appeals court on Friday unsealed nearly 2,000 pages of records.

Epstein death brings starting up of mainstream conspiracy theories

Once at the margins of American politics, his case has been thrust to the center of it.

What Muslim ban? 2020 Democrats mosey easy on Trump

Muslim-American activists say their issues are getting short shrift in the Democratic primary.

Some labor unions destroy up with Biden on ‘Medicare for All’

Labor leaders dispute candidates’ claims that single-payer will leave their members worse off.

Trump’s use of immigration as 2020 wedge can even backfire on other policies

Detractors and even some supporters say its undermined everything from Trump’s effort to weaken Iran’s Islamist regime, to his attempts to strike a trade deal with Mexico.

How 2 Midwestern School Kids Grew to change into Trumpworld’s Celebrated DJs

The twin music act Milk N Cooks wasn’t always political. Now they’re the unofficial DJ duo of the mainstream media-hating, conspiracy-theorizing far right.

Cyrus and Hemsworth split – Entertainment News – Castanet.procure

Cyrus and Hemsworth split The Canadian Press – Aug 11, 2019 / 6:12 am | Story: 263290 Photo: The Canadian Press Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday the pair decided a break was best while they focus on “themselves and…

‘The utilization of the Lord’s title in vain’: Evangelicals chafe at Trump’s blasphemy

A Trump-supporting West Virginia state senator who represents many evangelicals got three phone calls from constituents complaining about Trump’s profanity after a recent rally.

Texas Republicans brace for 2020 drubbing

“Republicans need to be very concerned,” says a GOP member of the state’s congressional delegation of next year’s elections.

Speed, guns and white nationalism: Dems lay out 2020 indictment against Trump

Democratic candidates are drawing a direct line between the president and violent white supremacists.

The Particular Counsel’s Job Is Done, nonetheless the Mueller Media Advanced Roars On

Scandals don’t die, they just breed more podcasts.

Alberta syphilis outbreak – Canada News – Castanet.glean

Photo: Pixabay Syphilis rates not seen in Alberta since 1948 have prompted the province’s chief medical officer to declare an outbreak of the disease and encourage people to get tested for it. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis were reported in 2018 compared with 161 in 2014 — almost a tenfold increase, said…

Don Jr. turns into his father’s understudy on the campaign spin

Trump Jr.’s ties to MAGA world makes him a sought-after substitute for his father.

Wall Boulevard sees possibility of recession rising

Stocks are slipping and fears of a slowdown are mounting as Trump ramps up his reelection efforts.

Inner divides cloud tech industry’s antitrust defense

Companies like Facebook and Google can’t always rely on backup from the trade groups they’ve showered with money over the years.

Extensive Soda’s substantial comeback

Without most of the nation noticing, the beverage industry has found a way to snuff out local efforts to tax sugary drinks—by squashing them at the state level.

POLITICO Playbook: Original ‘socialism’ polling, and Kevin Madden’s novel gig

And Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer presses President Donald Trump on money to address gun violence.

California’s Trump tax return law raises fears of Republican lockout

The possibility of Trump’s absence from 2020 primary ballots threatens to suppress turnout at a time when Republicans need every vote they can get.

Biden does cleanup with Latinos after ‘salvage in line’ comment

“It is unacceptable for a candidate vying to be the Democratic nominee for POTUS to use language like that,“ one activist said.

Beto O’Rourke resumes campaign amid calls for his exit

Persistent calls for the former Texas congressman to run for Senate have exasperated his supporters.

Why U.S. taxpayers time and one more time paid a Trump hotel in Canada

The Secret Service stayed at a Trump hotel in Vancouver while protecting Donald Trump Jr. on a hunting trip to Canada.

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Willie Nelson cancels tour The Canadian Press – Aug 8, 2019 / 7:49 am | Story: 263108 Photo: The Canadian Press Willie Nelson performs at the Producers & Engineers Wing 12th Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration at the Village Studio in Los Angeles. Willie Nelson has cancelled his tour because of a “breathing problem.” The 86-year-old…

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Nicholas Johansen UPDATE: 10 a.m. The fire sparked off Trepanier Road, north of the Okanagan Connector, Tuesday afternoon is now considered “held,” after crews hit the fire hard and fast before nightfall. The Mount Miller fire was sparked shortly after 4 p.m. and quickly threw a large plume of smoke into the air, which was highly…

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PNE perogy king passes Sandra Thomas / Vancouver Courier – Aug 14, 2019 / 12:00 pm | Story: 263536 Photo: Glacier Media A beloved PNE Fair legend has died at 88. The PNE announced Bill Konyk’s passing in a press release Wednesday, which read in part: “It is with incredible sadness that the Pacific National Exhibition acknowledges the…

Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns

Senate Republicans are increasingly open to legislation to stop mass shootings — if the president can rally the party behind it.

‘Corey is a political hack’: Lewandowski Senate define hits backlash in N.H.

Republicans in the state fear Donald Trump will talk up a potential run by his bombastic former aide during a rally Thursday.

‘Biden bungalow’: Donor with deep Ukraine ties lent $500,000 to Biden’s brother

The mortgage came as the vice president was leading the response to Russia’s takeover of Crimea.

The U.S. left a gap in leadership on local climate. China is filling it.

POLITICO’s Global Translations podcast examines the fallout from Washington’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.

Within the reduction of Nate Silver’s war with The Unusual York Times

The paper’s one-time data guru can’t stop kicking his ex-employer for its 2020 polling analysis and supposed capitulation to Trump.

Construction crew put together to battle feeble ally Trump

A powerful union group uneasy about a Labor Department apprenticeship proposal has “the potential to be a significant force in the 2020 election.”

Discrimination complaints hit neighborhood battling Trump’s successfully being policies

Some of its employees have described an environment allowing mistreatment of minority and LGBTQ employees.

NRA struggling to counter gun relief a watch on push

‘The staff feels like there is no plan,’ said one person familiar with the NRA’s outreach.

Dwelling Democrats to mine intel to construct Trump impeachment case

Democrats are using the House Intelligence Committee in an unprecedented way as they consider whether to remove the president.

Tlaib turns down family search the advice of with to West Monetary institution after Israel grants build a question to

The congresswoman, a Palestinian-American, was expected to visit her 90-year-old grandmother.

The Right Reason Obama Didn’t Pass Gun Protect a watch on

Democrats had downplayed the issue for years. If they’re serious about changing things, that needs to stop now.