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Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Western technology companies, including Cisco , IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks...

We’ve gone from American Exceptionalism to American Unexceptionalism

The exceptional irony is that this is happening under a president so focused on American greatness....

Six graphs show the state of the UK economy a year after the Brexit vote

It has been a year since British voters went to the polls and voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union. The Brexit referendum triggered a heated debate about the potential economic effects of Brexit. But what has...

Here’s where key senators stand on the healthcare bill

U.S. Senate Republicans offered a bill on Thursday to overhaul Obamacare, the next phase in the party’s long war against the 2010 law enacted by then-Democratic President Barack Obama. The legislation met a wall of opposition...

Republican conspiracy theorizing about Seth Rich’s murder stoops to a grotesque new low

A disgraceful report blames his death on the work of a hired killer. This is worse than fake news....

Variety calls out ‘dishonest or unprofessional’ Megyn Kelly for history of anti-black statements

After a controversial rollout of her new shows on NBC, Variety railed against new star Megyn Kelly in a blistering op-ed. Just three weeks into her new Sunday magazine show, the entertainment trade magazine called out Kelly as a...

Facebook launches drive in UK to tackle online extremist material

Firm’s Online Civil Courage Initiative, already launched in Germany and France, aims to help charities and NGOs identify and eliminate hate speachFacebook is to step up its attempts to tackle extremist material on the internet by...

Mark Zuckerberg’s New Mission For Facebook Is Globalism Disguised As Community [Opinion]

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his new mission for Facebook at the social network’s first Community Summit in Chicago on Thursday, reports Forbes. The social media magnate revealed his vision to the leaders of over 120 Facebook...

Judge accepts new reforms of Arizona death penalty protocols

A U.S. judge accepted on Thursday major revisions to Arizona’s death penalty procedures, such as eliminating paralytic drugs in lethal injections and giving witnesses more access to watch prisoners inside the death chamber, a...

Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast — spawn tornadoes and flooding

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days, forecasters said. Flooding and road closures...

Trump’s staff blew him off when he demanded they ‘do something’ about veterans being deported

Among the many of people being deported to their country of origin are a number of veterans who have served in the United States military. Democrats approached President Donald Trump about the problem at a private dinner but his...

The Kaggle data science community is competing to improve airport security with AI

 Going through airport security is a universally painful experience. And despite being slow and invasive, the TSA doesn’t have a great record at catching threats. With the help of the Kaggle data science community, the Department...

Ex-Trump AIDS council warns that new Senate healthcare bill ‘will kill people’ with the disease

According to BuzzFeed News, members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) who resigned last week in protest believe that the GOP Senate’s new healthcare bill will constitute a death sentence for people with the...

Two new studies differ over effects of marijuana on drivers

Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind the wheel. A study by the American Journal of Public...

Trump to nominate NFL team owner Johnson as US ambassador to Britain

U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate National Football League team owner Woody Johnson as U.S. ambassador to Britain, the White House said on Thursday. Johnson, a billionaire investor and owner of the New York Jets, will...