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We've become normalized to Trump's tweets. Not this one.

Nowadays, it takes a lot for Americans to become incensed about Trump's tweets. We need at least one World War threat or nuclear weapon tangent to …

Immigration

Trump slaps 'phony' label on aide's comments in White House-arranged call

President Donald Trump slammed the New York Times Saturday for using “phony sources” in a story citing a White House official – but the comments the paper referred to came from a formal background briefing attended by multiple news organizations and widely reported.<p>Trump appeared to be responding …

Donald Trump

Ireland votes by landslide to legalise abortion

Ireland has voted by a landslide to legalise abortion in a stunning outcome that marks a dramatic defeat for the Catholic church’s one-time domination of the Republic.<p>The Irish electorate voted by 1,429,981 votes to 723,632 in favour of abolishing a controversial constitutional amendment that gave …

United Kingdom

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 500,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

Spain reportedly wiretapped Putin ally who met with Trump Jr. — prosecutor says ‘Mr. Trump’s son should be concerned’

A new report from Yahoo News finds the FBI has records of a conversation involving a Russian official who went on to meet with President Donald …

Donald Trump

Parents Treating Kids With Cannabinoid Oil Could Lose Them

They gave their six-year-old a couple drops of oil to help treat her epilepsy. Child Protective Services, though, was at their door.<p>In April, a …

FDA

Drake Slams Kanye West & Pusha T In New Song ‘Duppy Freestyle’ — Listen To His Epic Disses

WHOA! Drake has fired off a diss track at Kanye West and Pusha T after getting slammed in the rapper’s new song ‘Infrared.’ We’ve got the wild lyrics …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Suspect in custody after shooting at Indiana middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A student was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a Noblesville, Indiana, middle school left three people injured, officials said.<p>A female student from Noblesville West Middle School was hospitalized in critical condition and a male teacher was in good condition, the Hamilton …

Middle School

Rohrabacher Says It’s OK to Not Sell Homes to Gay People

Assertion costs California congressman support of Realtors group, earns scorn from others<p>Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher lost the support of a …

Real Estate

Border Patrol union calls Trump's National Guard deployment 'colossal waste'

A month after President Trump called for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the national Border Patrol union called the deployment "a colossal waste of resources."<p>"We have seen no benefit," said Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents 15,000 agents, …

Immigration

Trump Goes Full Alex Jones as “Spygate” Falls Apart

Republicans have gone silent after getting a secret briefing on the “informant” in the Trump campaign. Democrats say they were shown “no evidence” for the allegations at all.<p>Almost four months ago, allies of <b>Donald Trump</b> found themselves consumed by a scandal so mind-boggling, they felt sure it …

Donald Trump

Russian oligarch met with Michael Cohen at Trump Tower during transition

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN and a …

Donald Trump

Texas high-school principal fires award-winning, nationally famous journalism teacher to rein in critical student newspaper reporting

Dallas-Fort Worth's Prosper High School has an excellent student paper, the <i>Eagle Nation Online</i>, with a most excellent advisor, Lori Oglesbee-Petter, …

High School

Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR

On the first day of GDPR enforcement, Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of coercing users into sharing personal data. The lawsuits, which seek to fine Facebook 3.9 billion and Google 3.7 billion euro (roughly $8.8 billion in dollars), were filed by …

Privacy

Trump's company wouldn't say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down

NEW YORK — For more than a week, nobody at the Trump Organization wanted to talk about the mysterious new corporation from which President Trump earned more than $100,000 last year.<p>The new venture, T Retail LLC, came to light on Trump’s 92-page financial disclosure statement released last week, …

Donald Trump

NRA supporters can’t debate the facts on assault weapons, so they use this dumb argument

But they might have finally met their match.<p>If you’re ever feeling particularly masochistic, here’s an experiment for you to try. Open up Twitter, …

Guns

Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over ‘forced consent’

After two years coming down the pipe at tech giants, Europe’s new privacy framework, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now being applied — and long time Facebook privacy critic, Max Schrems, has wasted no time in filing four complaints relating to (certain) companies’ ‘take it or …

Privacy

At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations

Eleven days before the presidential inauguration last year, a billionaire Russian businessman with ties to the Kremlin visited Trump Tower in Manhattan to meet with Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen, according to video footage and another person who attended the …

Donald Trump

After the White House briefing with the Department of Justice Devin Nunes is quiet

In many ways, Thursday’s classified Justice Department briefing was the culmination of a year’s work for House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin …

Donald Trump

Facebook and Google are already facing lawsuits under new data rules

Europe's sweeping data protection law came into force on Friday. And legal experts say big tech companies are already violating the new rules.<p>Facebook (FB) and its subsidiaries Whatsapp and Instagram, as well as Google (GOOGL), are facing lawsuits for failure to comply with the General Data …

Privacy

The Sterling Brown Video Has Been Released, And I Have a Few Questions for The Milwaukee Police

Before the Milwaukee police released the body cam footage of the violent arrest and tasing of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown, the police …

Law Enforcement

Woman 'gagged and taped to chair by male colleagues after complaining about racism and sexism at Scottish government agency'

A woman who complained of racism and misogyny at a Scottish government agency claims she was taped to a chair and gagged as a warning against …

Scottish Government

More and more people are now keeping their car keys in the microwave - and it's for an excellent reason

The number of cars stolen in the UK last year jumped significantly.<p>According to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, during 2017 …

Human Geography

Zuckerberg set up fraudulent scheme to 'weaponise' data, court case alleges

Mark Zuckerberg faces allegations that he developed a “malicious and fraudulent scheme” to exploit vast amounts of private data to earn Facebook billions and force rivals out of business.<p>A company suing Facebook in a California court claims the social network’s chief executive “weaponised” the …

Social Media

Canton police set dog on a driver who politely refuses to answer questions

WKYC Channel 3 in Canton, Ohio, posted footage of police smashing a car window, dragging out the driver and setting a dog on him after he very …

Concealed Carry

Ranting Racist on New York Train Receives Hate Crime Charge

Although he claimed it wasn’t him in last month’s Long Island Railroad viral video of a man’s racist rant towards a black woman, 58-year-old Edward …

Crime

FBI seizes domain behind major Russian botnet

The FBI has seized a domain linked to what's believed to be a Russian botnet composed of 500,000 infected routers around the world. According to the Department of Justice, the botnet -- that is, a network of computers infected with malware -- is under the control of Russian hacking group "fancy …

U.S. Department of Justice

Donald Trump cancels North Korea nuclear summit

Donald Trump has cancelled his planned summit with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, blaming his decision on a threatening statement from the Pyongyang regime, and warning that the US military is “ready if necessary”.<p>The abrupt decision, which came as a surprise to US allies in the region, came …

North Korea

Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact

It’s every smart home speaker owner’s worst nightmare: a private message recorded and sent to a recipient without their knowledge. But that’s what happened to a Portland woman, who told CBS News affiliate Kiro-TV that her Amazon Echo recorded an audio clip of her conversation and sent it to a …

Smart Homes

Paul Ryan Just Got Fingered As One Of Trump’s Accomplices

On MSNBC’s The Beat With Ari Melber, House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) put the finger on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan …

Donald Trump