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John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

John W. Jones was as close to a sinless man as you could find—with the exception of the time he lied to his mother.<p>It was a late June evening in 1844 …

China to ban citizens with bad 'social credit' from some forms of travel

Proof that life imitates art — or at least <i>Black Mirror</i> on Netflix — China will soon be imposing strict penalties for those with low “scores” on its so-called “social credit” system. Starting May 1, Chinese citizens with low scores will be unable to travel via plane or train for up to a year, …

China Presses Its Internet Censorship Efforts Across the Globe

SHANGHAI — Within its digital borders, China has long censored what its people read and say online. Now, it is increasingly going beyond its own online realms to police what people and companies are saying about it all over the world.<p>For years, China has exerted digital control with a system of …

China

Ex-Trump adviser sold $31m in shares days before president announced steel tariffs

Carl Icahn sold $31.3m of shares in a company dependent on steel imports days before the commerce department mooted stiff tariffs on imports<p>Trump trade tariffs – business live<p>Carl Icahn, a former special adviser to Donald Trump, sold $31.3m of shares in a company heavily dependent on steel imports …

Donald Trump

China banned the letter 'N' from Weibo and WeChat

In some sort of Sesame Street 'Letter of the Day' nightmare situation, the letter N was temporarily banned on many of China's most popular social …

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

Court Finds Man Guilty for Liking Defamatory Comments on Facebook

In what appears to be a first, a court in Switzerland has fined a man the equivalent of over $4,000 just for clicking the “like” button on what a …

Social Media

Workers win 4-year effort to drop union

Four years after workers at Unifirst, a Pennsylvania industrial laundry service, voted to get rid of their union, the United Steel Workers, the …

Mohamed Sanu Says Lady Gaga’s Lengthy Super Bowl Halftime Show 'Definitely' Affected Falcons

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost three weeks since the New England Patriots’ epic comeback in Super Bowl 51. Down 28-3 as the third quarter …

Samsung Chief Executive Arrested and Detained in South Korea

The past several months have been a bit rough for South Korean technology giant Samsung. Late last year, the company was forced to suspend sales of …

National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated]

The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama’s in …

Hyperloop One accuses co-founder of plotting secret coup from garage

Also fake Twitter accounts<p>Hyperloop One, the once-promising futuristic transportation company, fell further into a legal morass with a new court filing that alleges one of the co-founders held a secret meeting in his garage to plot a takeover of the company.<p>Former co-workers accuse Brogan …

Apple Might Destroy the EU

It looks like the European Commission (EC) will rule against Apple and Ireland’s tax arrangement. If the European Union (EU) bullies Ireland (via the …

Obama Agency Admits It Discriminates

WASHINGTON — The office of civil rights at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) stated Tuesday it discriminated against one of its own …

Leftists split over universal health care initiative on Colorado ballot

DENVER — A left-on-left battle broke out Wednesday in Colorado as influential progressives turned on ColoradoCare, the sweeping universal health care …

Health Care

Justice Dept. lawyers ordered to take ethics classes after misleading judge in amnesty case

The Justice Department will order all of its civil division lawyers to take an hourlong remedial ethics class, hoping to head off even worse …

Immigration

50 top GOP national security officials sign letter warning Trump would be 'the most reckless president in American history'

Many of the officials served in the administration of former President George W. Bush, but some served other Republican administrations.<p>"From a foreign policy perspective, Donald Trump is not qualified to be president and commander-in-chief," the letter said. "Indeed, we are convinced that he would …

Donald Trump

400 dead in a month in Philippines' 'shoot-to-kill' war on drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged abuses have occurred in his war on illegal drugs, which has left more than 400 people dead in a month and alarmed rights activists, but refused to back down from a shoot-to-kill order for drug suspects.<p>Duterte said in a speech late Thursday that …

Asia

Hedge Fund Money Has Vastly Favored Clinton Over Trump

Political donations from people at hedge funds have vaulted this election, and far more has gone to the Democratic nominee than to the Republican<p>Hedge funds are playing a far bigger role in 2016 than in past elections—and Hillary Clinton has been the single biggest beneficiary.<p>Owners and employees …

Hedge Funds

Sky News’ Terrorism Report On The French Church Attack Plays Like A Parody

On Tuesday, two men pledged allegiance to ISIS while storming a church in Normandy, France. They took five hostages and forced a priest to kneel before slitting his throat. Both attackers were killed by police, and authorities later revealed that one attacker was a teenager who was detained and …

Half of Brazilians are against the Olympics

Brazilians are not happy that the Olympics are in their backyard.<p>An estimated 50% of Brazilians are against the Olympics, according to Brazilian polling agency Datafolha. That's double the disapproval rating from June 2013.<p>It's a sobering reminder that Brazilians are grappling with the country's …

Brazil

China names and shames debtors on huge billboards

China is shaming debtors by putting their names, faces and addresses on public billboards, as increasing numbers of borrowers struggle to pay back loans amid an economic slowdown.<p>A total of 20 “dishonest people” had their personal information along with details of their court cases and the amount …

What does 'healthy' mean? FDA might change its definition

Think something is healthful just because it's chock full of fruit or labeled as a salad? Not necessarily so, according to the Food & Drug Administration.<p>The agency said Tuesday that it is reevaluating regulations about what foods can be labeled "healthy," along with other nutrient content …

Nutrition

Georgia plans government dating service to boost births

Georgia has launched a nationwide survey of singles in a bid to revive the Caucasian country’s flagging birth rate.<p>The Demographic Development Fund, a non-profit organisation set up in 2016 in a bid to tackle a looming population crisis in the country, says it has launched a census of the country’s …

Black Sea

‘Yes, I’m hitting you. So what?’

DELAYS are frustrating for any air traveller. But some passengers at this airport responded to the news so badly they ended up in handcuffs.

Flying

11-year-old snuck past Russian airport security, flew without ID or ticket

11-year-olds are resourceful. And apparently when one puts her mind to something, no one — not parents or mentors or Russian airport security — can …

KFC deleted a NSFW ad from Twitter after just one hour

KFC backtracked on its latest ad campaign less than one hour after it launched, according to Yahoo News.<p>The racy tweet, from KFC Australia, (<b>scroll down to see the probably NSFW screenshot below</b>) showed a woman and a man on a sofa.<p>The man's crotch area is blurred out, while the woman appears to be …

Chinese agency bans online mention of Panama Papers

The newly leaked documents disclose information on the alleged hidden wealth of several Chinese government officials.<p>China is flexing its censorship muscles yet again, banning any online mention of the widely publicized Panama Papers.<p>A government agency sent an order to media groups to "find and …

Corruption

Mandating Individual Health Accountability

Radical Approach on Healthcare Crisis<p>Summary:<p>"Mandate" is a difficult word, but we may have to require that people be healthy, to get beyond our …