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Desperate Facebook poisons the well, spamming disenchanted users with torrents of notifications, including through 2FA

As Facebook users drift away from the platform, the company is becoming increasingly desperate to lure them back, doubling down on its obnoxious …

Authentication

Dependent on trade, Mike Pence’s hometown takes a hit due to Trump’s tariffs

COLUMBUS, Ind. — One company and one family loom large over this city, intertwined for decades. Cummins Inc. is the biggest employer in Columbus, built into a $20 billon heavy equipment manufacturer with the help of Mike Pence, who as governor passed pro-business tax cuts and made trade visits to …

Mike Pence

First evidence that LSD produces a ‘higher’ level of consciousness is revealed in brain scans

The first scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in people tripping on acid.<p>Increased brain activity was recorded in …

Consciousness

Fox News panel goes off the rails after RNC’s McEnany bizarrely claims Democrats want Russians to vote in US elections

A Johns Hopkins professor shut down GOP spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany on Saturday, during a bizarre Fox News segment where the host joined GOP …

Illegal Immigration

World Economic Leaders Condemn President Trump's Twitter Trade Rants at G-20 Summit

(Bloomberg) — Global economic leaders are pushing back against U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest rants on global trade and currencies, speaking …

Donald Trump

City rallies behind 13-year-old entrepreneur after a racist moron calls the cops

You'd think people would stop calling the cops on young black kids who aren't actually affecting their lives in the slightest, but here we are. At …

Justice

"Octonion" Math Could Underpin Physics

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Physics

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Shows Precisely How the Russians Helped Trump Win. Case. F***ing. Closed.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has won multiple Emmy Awards and was twice nominated for the Television Critics Award. Among a strong stable of very good news …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen privately questions Trump's fitness to be president

Friends of Michael Cohen have noticed that since Trump's Helsinki press conference with Vladimir Putin he's been more openly questioning Trump's …

Donald Trump

Trump reportedly fawned over Putin after their meeting and told aides the Russian leader was strong, smart, and cunning

President Donald Trump reportedly fawned over Russian President Vladimir Putin to his aides after they met for a high stakes summit in Helsinki last week.<p>The Washington Post reported that Trump specifically admired how Putin is "strong, smart, and cunning." He also reportedly said he relished his …

Donald Trump

Immigrant Shelters Are Drugging Traumatized Teenagers Without Consent

Shelters act unilaterally, imposing psychotropic drugs on children who don’t know what they’re taking or what its effects may be.Fleeing an abusive …

Immigration

Team Trump Is in Chaos Over Putin's White House Visit

Dan Coats and Christopher Wray both hint they may quit, Senate rebukes Trump — and now Putin plans a fall visitIt's been four days since President …

Donald Trump

'Definitely All Kinds of Tapes Out There': Reports Say FBI Has an Extensive Cache of Trump Recordings Seized from Michael Cohen

Click here for reuse options! “I can’t believe Michael would do this with me,” the president reportedly said.President Donald Trump is not having a …

Donald Trump

Russia Was Just the Beginning: Here's How Social Media Became Infested with 'Computational Propaganda' Designed to Control Society

"Social media manipulation is big business."While much of the world's attention is currently centered on efforts by Russian operatives to sow discord …

Social Media

Compared to Rest of World Americans Are Delusional, Prudish, Selfish Religious Nuts: Study

Cultural differences exist across borders, and because monoliths are mostly fantasies, often within them, too. That said, America, in particular, is …

Teen Pregnancy

Trump Faces New Accusations of Sexual Misconduct with Teenage Models

Click here for reuse options! The accusations are featured in an upcoming BBC documentary.President Donald Trump faces new allegations of sexually …

Donald Trump

Trump's Team Is Terrified He Sabotaged His Mueller Defense Strategy by Cozying Up to Putin: Report

Click here for reuse options! Even many Republicans criticized the president's performance.President Donald Trump's supplicatory performance with the …

Donald Trump

How Low Can Trump Go?

He kidnaps babies, abuses women, admires white supremacists, conspires with Russians & still his base supports himIf you have wondered how much lower …

Donald Trump

After Warning of 'Large and Painful Military Operation,' Israel Begins Massive Bombing of Gaza

"Israeli snipers shoot and kill scores of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including kids, then calls it self-defense. When a Palestinian …

Israel

Trump's New Attack on Lawyer Michael Cohen Was a 'Terrible Idea' That Will Blow Up in President's Face: Trial Attorney

Preeminent attorney Shanin Specter suggested that President Donald Trump’s Saturday morning Twitter attack on his former fixer, Michael Cohen, could …

Donald Trump

WikiLeaks May Get Served For DNC Lawsuit Over Twitter

In April the Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a novel lawsuit against WikiLeaks alleging they were part of a global conspiracy to influence …

Hillary Clinton

Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

President Donald Trump is changing the subject -- but it’s not clear how easily Republicans in Congress will be able to move on.<p>After days of …

Donald Trump

Earth Overshoot Day: Humans are using Earth's resources faster than ever, group warns

A hummingbird flew into New York’s Times Square Friday, and has been hovering and flitting high over the heads of tourists and workers ever since.<p>Never mind that the bird arrived via jumbo screen — the arresting image was intended to turn attention to humanity's tenuous place in nature. The …

Times Square

Trump ally Tony Perkins says decriminalising homosexuality was ‘a mistake’

Evangelical Trump ally Tony Perkins has said it was a mistake to strike down sodomy laws that had criminalised homosexuality.<p>Perkins, who was …

LGBTQI

What about 70 years of post-World War II peace in Europe does Trump not like?

<b>To the editor:</b> The United States has spent some 70 years creating and fostering a trans-Atlantic alliance whose main purpose has been to halt or forestall any sort of Russian aggression. We did this through our membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a body that helped create a world …

Foreign Policy

Russians may have overplayed their hand this week and humiliated Trump too much: CNN historian

CNN presidential historian Tim Naftali predicted that Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin may have overplayed his hand by publicly …

Donald Trump

A judge threw out another climate suit against Big Oil. But the real battles lie ahead.

For the second time this summer, a federal judge acknowledged that oil companies are unquestionably responsible for the greenhouse gases amassing in …

Oil & Gas Industry

Iran leader backs suggestion to block Gulf oil exports if own sales stopped

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its own exports are stopped and said negotiations with the United States would be an "obvious mistake".<p>Rouhani's apparent threat earlier …

South Asia

Republicans Demand Trump Disclose Private Agreements With Putin

Republican leaders in Congress sent a message to the White House on Friday to disclose what was discussed in the private meeting between the …

Russia

Protests are mounting in Iraq. Why?

Over the past week, protests and violence proliferated across Iraq’s southern provinces. In unprecedented scenes, buildings of provincial capitals were stormed, and the offices of political parties and militias were attacked and burned down.<p>These are Iraq’s Shiite heartlands that contributed most …

Protest