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Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars Dorsey further explained/admitted that Twitter has "been awful at explaining our decisions in the past", but the platform refuses to "succumb and simply react to outside pressure" by banning Jones like most other digital platforms. "Also if your site is the only one that allows this hate and harassment, it will get overrun and collapse". A separate Twitter account for Infowars is also still ... [Full Article...]

GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading According to the indictment, Collins, a member of Innate's board of directors and one of its largest shareholders, had access to non-public information about its primary business - the development of a drug meant to treat a form of multiple sclerosis. [Full Article...]

Rick Gates says he and Manafort disguised foreign income as loans

The case is being prosecuted by the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Manafort to Gates in 2011, telling him to "proceed" with secret foreign wire transfers. Behind the scenes, he was equally integral. During Gates' testimony on Tuesday , Manafort stared coldly at Gates as the business partner-turned-witness testified against him. [Full Article...]

Beckham caught up in terrifying quake that left scores dead

Beckham caught up in terrifying quake that left scores dead Facebook said the feature was available globally. Spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there are reports of other deaths but they still need to be verified. "To get an worldwide assistance coming from out of Indonesia especially in the form of goods and personnel, the procedure is first to get confirmation from central government that this is a national-scale disaster and not a provincial one",... [Full Article...]

Chinese exports accelerate as USA prepares new tariffs

China's headline numbers are the first readings of the overall trade picture for the world's second-largest economy since USA duties on $34 billion of Chinese imports came into effect on July 6. The latest commentary from state media on Wednesday took a softer line after resorting to personal attacks against Trump earlier in the week, saying China could get through the storm but refrained from di... [Full Article...]

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall A Republican clung to a narrow lead in a hotly contested U.S. House of Representatives race in OH late on Tuesday, holding off a strong challenge in the reliably Republican district after a late show of support from President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say

Baby's body found floating in East River near Brooklyn Bridge, police say A family visiting from Oklahoma spotted the baby wearing only diapers in the shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline on Sunday at about 4pm. Her husband, Monte Campbell, who is a chiropractor, told the Times he called 911 and that when he was put on hold he chose to make sure it was a real baby and not a doll. [Full Article...]

Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web

Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web On Tuesday, the Freidburg court convicted the couple for forced prostitution, rape, sexual and physical abuse, humiliation and bondage in nearly 60 separate identified acts. Video footage catalogued the horror of the boy's abuse, which included him being tied up and subjected to verbal humiliation. Police exposed the paedophile ring after they received an anonymous tip-off from a member of the p... [Full Article...]

Osinbajo sacks Lawal Daura DG DSS

Osinbajo sacks Lawal Daura DG DSS Matthew Seiyefa, the most senior officer in the Department of State Services (DSS ), is now in a closed-door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo . The police and operatives of the DSS early on Tuesday, blocked the main gate of the National Assembly, preventing lawmakers and staff from gaining access into the complex. [Full Article...]

Trump's claims on Calif. wildfires inaccurate

Trump's claims on Calif. wildfires inaccurate MDT, August 5, 2018. Scott McLean, a deputy chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire), described the wildfires as "extremely fast, extremely aggressive, extremely unsafe". Last year's Thomas fire , which consumed 281,000 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, remains the state's largest on record . Seventeen wildfires are burning up and down C... [Full Article...]

Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial

Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial Manafort's defense has sought to blame Gates, described by witnesses as his "right-hand man", for any illegal conduct and accused him of embezzling millions of dollars from Manafort. Gates did not make eye contact with Manafort as he took the stand wearing a yellow tie and navy blue suit. The funds were logged as loans, but Gates testified they were in fact compensation to Manafort. [Full Article...]

Canada can easily replace Saudi Arabian crude oil imports: economist

Canada can easily replace Saudi Arabian crude oil imports: economist The latest retaliatory move came after Canada's ministry of foreign affairs raised concerns about the arrest of women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi (pictured main), sister of imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi. Meanwhile, through a statement published by the Palestinian Press Agency, President Mahmoud Abbas also assured the support of Palestinians to Saudi Arabia and its m... [Full Article...]

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94 Subramanian and Rajendran, who are in their late fifties, died of heart attack in Mayiladuthirai and Nagapattinam districts of the state. DMK president M Karunanidhi passed away on Monday after prolonged illness at the age of 94 in Chennai's Kauvery Hospital . [Full Article...]

Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite Equipped with 60 transponders, Satelit Merah Putih will support the existing Telkom 2 and Telkom 3S satellites to provide services for customers in Indonesia and foreign countries amid rising demand. He said the Block 5's first stage booster is created to fly 10 times "with no scheduled refurbishment". Space Systems Loral of Palo Alto, California, built the satellite ahead of schedule, according... [Full Article...]

Apple Pulls Five InfoWars Podcasts From iTunes Over 'Hate Speech'

Apple Pulls Five InfoWars Podcasts From iTunes Over 'Hate Speech' An Apple spokesperson was not immediately available to comment on Monday but the company did issue a statement on Sunday. Google , which owns YouTube , also indicated that Jones had repeatedly violated the company's policies on hate speech and harassment, forcing it to pull The Alex Jones Channel from the streaming site. [Full Article...]

Malaysia's former PM Najib questioned ahead of pre-trial hearing

Malaysia's former PM Najib questioned ahead of pre-trial hearing Fugitive Low Taek Jho ( pix ) has asked the USA to declare what it knows about the transfer of a US$250 million (RM1.02 billion) super yacht to Malaysia from Indonesia. Following the handover of the yacht to Malaysia, the Justice Department has sought to suspend legal proceedings to determine what Malaysia plans to do with the vessel. [Full Article...]

Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom

Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom The n0w-viral video shows a nail salon in chaos - a loose flip-flop on the floor, manicure stations pushed roughly to the side. She brings it down onto the black woman's back, repeatedly, as the woman flees from the salon. "She said she didn't like it and doesn't want to pay for nothing", Lin told WNBC/Channel 4 . "We don't need to protest, we need to financially castrate this business". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump warns countries against doing business with Iran

Donald Trump warns countries against doing business with Iran European countries fear that by abandoning the deal, Washington risks undermining Rouhani and strengthening the hand of his more hardline opponents, who have long argued that the West would never allow Iran to prosper. Iran's currency has lost around half its value since Trump announced the USA would withdraw from the nuclear pact. "These include sanctions targeting Iran's energy sector, inc... [Full Article...]

Israel, Palestinian Territories: Hamas and Israel Formulate Peace Deal

Israel, Palestinian Territories: Hamas and Israel Formulate Peace Deal The Israeli army Saturday morning said that it had taken over a European ship, the Swedish-flagged "Freedom", captained by John Turnbull of Vancouver, that was aimed at breaking the naval blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by the occupation forces 12 years ago. [Full Article...]

'Shut Up and Dribble' Showtime Docuseries Coming With LeBron

'Shut Up and Dribble' Showtime Docuseries Coming With LeBron James on Twitter following a re-airing of his interview with CNN anchor Don Lemon , in which he accused the president of dividing the country. He made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do. While Mr. James has not yet responded to Mr. Trump's insult, other National Basketball Association players came out in support of him, including Stephen Curry, Bradley Beal and Donovan Mitchell, CBS News... [Full Article...]


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