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From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered

WASHINGTON — Two weeks before his inauguration, Donald J. Trump was shown highly classified intelligence indicating that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia had personally ordered complex cyberattacks to sway the 2016 American election.<p>The evidence included texts and emails from Russian military …

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Google fined $5.04 billion for forcing its apps onto Android phones

Europe has imposed a record-setting €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for antitrust violations around its Android smartphone operating system. In 2016, the EU Commission charged Google with forcing mobile network operators to install Chrome, search and other Google apps as the default or …

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I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

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Anderson Cooper: Trump performance disgraceful

After a joint news conference with President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, CNN's Anderson Cooper called Trump's performance "disgraceful."

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Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- …

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Strzok hearing backfires badly on House Republicans

House Republicans made no effort to hide their intentions: they wanted to create a spectacle with a lengthy interrogation of Peter Strzok, who served …

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Queen Elizabeth Says Bone Spurs Will Prevent Her from Meeting Trump

LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a scheduled Friday meeting with Donald J. Trump after complaining of a “flare-up of bone spurs,” Buckingham Palace has confirmed.<p>The announcement took many royal watchers by surprise, because in her sixty-six-year reign the Queen had …

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Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Trump’s Blatant ‘Lie’ About Their Late-Night Encounter

Two weeks after Trump insulted him at a campaign rally, Jimmy Kimmel finally got his revenge.<p>Two weeks ago, after President Donald Trump spent …

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Someone Was Producing Tons of a Ozone-Destroying Chemical That Was Banned in 1987. Now We Know Who

A couple months back, scientists from around the world revealed a new mystery: somebody in East Asia was again producing banned chlorofluorocarbons …

Asia

Stanley Kubrick's explanation of 2001: A Space Odyssey's bizarre ending surfaces 50 years after film's release

Jul,07 2018 15:28:35 IST<p>Fifty years after the release of Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi masterpiece <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, a clip has resurfaced in …

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Workers in this town may become victims of Trump's trade war, but they're behind him 'no matter what'

Jimmie Coffer, a machine programmer at the nation’s largest nail-making plant, voted for Donald Trump partly because he was confident he would bring manufacturing jobs back to America.<p>So the 39-year-old factory worker was shocked last month when 60 of his co-workers were laid off after the Trump …

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Donald Trump Tweeted About The Fourth Of July & Twitter Is Concerned

Pool/Getty Images News/Getty Images<p>Donald Trump’s Fourth Of July Message Has Twitter Concerned<p>By Chelsea Stewart<p>Happy Fourth of July everyone! I hope …

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Vote Leave broke electoral law, Electoral Commission expected to say

<b>The official Brexit campaign is expected to be found guilty of four charges of breaking electoral law, the BBC has been told.</b><p>The draft of an investigation into Vote Leave concludes it broke spending limits and failed to comply with some of the rules.<p>It also imposes fines as a result of its findings.<p>…

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J.K. Rowling Just Reminded President Trump About the Difference Between 'Pour' and 'Pore'

J.K. Rowling just gave President Donald Trump some writing advice.<p>Trump defended his tweeting style on Twitter Tuesday afternoon and admitted that he …

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Almost 600 arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy

Nearly 600 protesters, mostly women, were arrested on Thursday after they staged a non-violent action in the heart of a US Senate office building in Washington against Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy towards immigrants and separation of families at the border.<p>The mass protest was one of …

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YouTube thumbnail experiment may impact millions of users, frustrating creators

‘YouTube excels at doing things literally zero people asked for’<p>Any YouTube creator will tell you that choosing the right thumbnail is a big part of what drives views, and therefore success, on their channels.<p>There are dozens of articles examining the psychology behind clickbait thumbnails, but the …

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So I fixed the controversial TIME Magazine cover. This is much more appropriate. You’re welcome @time https://t.co/VMDtGTj5Zy

Britain is no longer a 'tier one' military power

Theresa May this week asked Britain's defence secretary to justify the UK’s role as a "tier one" military power, causing dismay in the Ministry of …

Jim Carrey Skewers a Shirtless Donald Trump: Inside Actor's Most Controversial Political Artwork

While celebrities like Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro are using their words to express opposition to President Donald Trump and his administration, …

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Michael Cohen to Trump: Please Buy My Silence

In the last 24 hours, Michael Cohen has leaked word that he is willing to give federal investigators sensitive information about Donald Trump — and, …

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The proper way to view the Trump Foundation scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget about Donald Trump for a moment.<p>Imagine a hypothetical man who takes donations from people who think they are giving to a charity for veterans.<p>The man then uses those donations to settle lawsuits against his businesses and to fund a series of publicity stunts for his own political …

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Sony Just Lost E3 In Spectacular Fashion

The major E3 press conferences are over, and we’re moving on to the demo and show floor portion of the thing. The major companies have said their piece, we’ve seen some great games, we’ve wondered about the absence of some others and we’re generally set up for an impressive run of titles from …

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Pentagon Official Says U.S. Can 'Take Down' Man-Made Islands Like Those in the South China Sea

Amid heightened tensions brewing between China and the U.S. military in the South China Sea, a Pentagon official on Thursday said the military has …

Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for Govia Thameslink Railway to be stripped of franchise after chaos from mass train timetable changes

London mayor Sadiq Khan has written to the transport secretary branding the mass train timetable chaos "nothing short of a debacle", and backing a …

Ivanka Trump won China trademarks days before her father's reversal on ZTE

Ivanka Trump’s fashion and homewares business received initial approval from the Chinese government for five trademark applications days before her father announced a U-turn in policy on ZTE, a Chinese telecoms firm that has admitted breaking US sanctions on Iran and North Korea.<p>Chinese trademark …

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This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

Dominic Cummings is the true cowardly face of the Brexiters | Nick Cohen

Vote Leave’s director refuses to go before the Commons. He fears the truth will out<p>Dominic Cummings is just a troll. He may have trolled the whole country and changed the course of British history, but he’s still the man with an egg for a face, who screams everyone must be accountable for their …

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Whistleblower: Cambridge Analytica Aimed To Trigger Paranoia And Racial Biases

<b>Updated at 12:52 p.m. ET</b><p>Cambridge Analytica used Facebook to find and target Americans to trigger paranoia and racial biases, a former employee of the data analytics company told lawmakers on Wednesday.<p>"Cambridge Analytica sought to identify mental and emotional characteristics in certain subsets …

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EU president tears into Donald Trump, warning US president is bad friend who acts with 'capricious assertiveness'

The president of the European Council has torn into Donald Trump, warning that the US president is a bad friend who acts with “capricious …

Trump is now as sick of Rudy Giuliani as he is of everybody else

<b>(CNN) —</b> The arc of Donald Trump's universe is short and it bends toward annoyance.<p>Witness Rudy Giuliani.<p>The former New York City mayor has only been on the job as a member of the President's legal team for 19 days and, already, the big guy is starting to chafe.<p>Here's CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Kevin …

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