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Face It. Hate is Profitable.

Of all the places I’ve traveled to around the world, my favorite by far is New Zealand. Not only is its natural beauty absolutely spectacular, but its people are incredibly warm and welcoming. And as a Native Hawaiian, I was especially struck by how the indigenous Māori people had forged and maintained respectful and equal relationships with the western world. They weren’t marginalized or caricatured cast-offs lost in the military industrial-slash-tourism complex. They were respected and...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Social Media, Racism, United States, Hawaii, New Zealand, Newsfeed, Christchurch, Hate, Trump, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Twitter and Instagram


World reacts with sadness, anger to New Zealand mosque shootings

Leaders and organizations around the world expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday, attacks that many blamed on the demonization of Muslims by the West. Western leaders from Donald Trump to Angela Merkel expressed solidarity with New Zealanders, deploring what the White House called a "vicious act of hate". The response from some Muslim countries went further, blaming politicians and the media for stoking that hatred.
Tags: News, White House, Angela Merkel, New Zealand, Donald Trump, West Western


Visa extension to boost numbers of overseas students in UK after Brexit

New measures will allow international students to seek employment for up to a yearInternational students will be given visa extensions of up to a year to look for work in the UK as part of a package of government measures to boost numbers of overseas students after Brexit.The move represents a break with current policy, where students are allowed to stay for just four months after graduation. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Students, Education, European Union, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Foreign Policy, Higher Education, Universities, International Students, Brexit


New Zealand massacre shines light on threat of far right extremism worldwide

The mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, which left 49 dead and many others injured, is a reminder that far-right, white supremacist ideology — which was linked to an overwhelming majority of violent extremist murders in the United States in 2017 — is the “most prominent and ascendant threat not just in the United States, but around the world,” a Southern California expert who studies hate and extremism said Friday. A 74-page manifesto posted online by the 28-year-old man charged with the...
Tags: News, White House, Sport, Soccer, United States, New Zealand, Norway, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, Christchurch, Southern California, Trump, Charleston, Levin, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Irvine CA


Former Los Alamitos mayor who helped lead push against state sanctuary law picked for federal job

Former Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar, who last year led his city to defy California’s sanctuary law – sparking similar efforts statewide  – is President Trump’s choice to be the next chief financial officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “I’m very excited for the opportunity to serve at a national level and serve with a great organization like Homeland Security,” Edgar said Friday. Trump nominated Edgar on Thursday. His nomination needs to clear the Senate’s Homeland Security and ...
Tags: California, Senate, White House, Sport, Soccer, Mitch McConnell, Homeland Security, City Hall, Trump, Huntington Beach, American Civil Liberties Union, Edgar, U S Department of Homeland Security, Los Alamitos, AMY TAXIN, Governmental Affairs Committee


White House and Democrats battle over John Kelly

• Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign official still helping 'several ongoing investigations' • Info from Flynn still part of investigations, government says
Tags: News, White House, Stories, John Kelly, Trump, Flynn


Trump vetoes measure to end his emergency declaration on border wall

The veto, made necessary after a strong and unusual rebuke from members of Trump's Republican party, capped a week that left Trump politically wounded, at least temporarily, as immigration and his signature promise of a wall become a flashpoint again in the 2020 presidential campaign. Congress is unlikely to muster the votes to override Trump's veto, a fact that left White House officials confident despite disappointment that it passed the Republican-controlled Senate at all. The bipartisan vo...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Trump, Trump s Republican Party


Beto O’Rourke Was Reportedly a Member of a ‘Hacktivist’ Group. What’s That?

'Hacktivists' use digital disruptions to attract attention to an issue
Tags: Politics, News, Uncategorized, Onetime, Beto O'Rourke


White House and House Democrats battle over John Kelly

House Democrats, eager to investigate all aspects of the Trump White House, have identified former administration officials they need to carry out their probes. But the White House isn't making it an easy task.
Tags: News, White House, House, Stories, John Kelly, Trump White House


White House and House Democrats battle over John Kelly, ex-officials in Trump probes

House Democrats, eager to investigate all aspects of the Trump White House, have identified former administration officials they need to carry out their probes. But the White House isn't making it an easy task.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, John Kelly, Trump, Trump White House


MAGA Mail Bomb Suspect Expected To Plead Guilty Next Week

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty next week. A notice entered in the case file of Cesar Sayoc in Manhattan federal court shows a plea hearing has been scheduled for next Thursday. Without a plea deal, Sayoc, 56, faced charges carrying a potential penalty of mandatory life in prison. It was not known which charge or charges the plea would involve. Sayoc was set to go to trial in July on charge...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, South Florida, Chappaqua New York, Maga, Summer Concepcion, Cesar Sayoc


Yesterday’s Scandal, Today’s Mandate: Antis Embraces Operation Choke Point as Policy

Opinion U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) unabashedly embraced the tactics behind one of the most shameful policies of the Obama era, openly using the guise of her federal authority to berate and not so subtly threaten a bank for lawfully serving businesses that don’t reflect her political views. While the media did their best to protect Barack Obama and his administration from any hint of scandal, two gun related issues man...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, White House, America, Barack Obama, Fbi, House, Wells Fargo, Nra, Sloan, House Financial Services Committee, OCP, Maloney, Carolyn Maloney, Gun Rights News


White House: Outrageous to link Trump to suspect

In an interview with CNN's Brooke Baldwin, New York Times op-ed writer Wajahat Ali questions why white supremacist groups see President Donald Trump as an enabler after the suspect in the New Zealand mosque terror attacks mentioned Trump. The White House responded to questions about the manifesto, saying it is "outrageous" to connect Trump to the suspect.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, New York Times, New Zealand, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Brooke Baldwin, Wajahat Ali


EPA Imposes Limits on a Deadly Chemical in Paint Strippers

The rule, which scales back a ban proposed under President Barack Obama, would prohibit the consumer use of products containing methylene chloride but allow commercial use.
Tags: News, Environment, Barack Obama, Epa, Chemicals, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities, Methylene Chloride


No long Brexit delay without election of British MEPs, says leaked paper

Britain forfeits any extension longer than three months if it does not contest EU electionsBrussels will have to terminate the UK’s extended membership of the European Union on 1 July if elections for British MEPs have not been held, a leaked legal document reveals.A three-month delay to Brexit beyond 29 March will not carry any conditions, but anything longer than that requires Britain to have taken part in European parliamentary elections, ambassadors have been told. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Foreign Policy, Article 50, European elections, Brexit


Trump issues first veto after rebuke of border emergency order

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump maintained that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months before voters decide whether to grant him another term. T...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump, Jill Colvin, National News, Zeke Miller, House Democrats, Top Stories LADN


Beto O'Dork: White House hopeful O'Rourke was a member of America's top hacking crew Cult of Dead Cow

Revealed: Dem golden boy's past as BBS-dwelling l33t teen Newly minted US presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says he was a member of Cult of the Dead Cow, one of the most legendary hacking groups in cyber-history.…
Tags: White House, US, America, Software, BETO, Rourke, Beto O Rourke


What Ivanka & Her Dad Have In Common: Stealing Other People's Ideas

The first daughter and White House advisor's schedule isn't public, but we'll keep you posted on her goings-on every week.One of the reasons we regularly write about Ivanka Trump is because her position actually comes with a lot of power. As a presidential advisor to her father in the most chaotic White House ever, she reportedly has a great deal of freedom to set her own agenda. And she has, admirably, focused her agenda on issues that affect women, both globally and in the United States, from...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, Child Care, Senate, White House, US, United States, House, Social Security, Global development, States, Jezebel, University Of Maryland, Trump, Ellen Bravo


Bernie Sanders cut his head on shower door, got 7 stitches, shows up to a health care town hall 2 hours later

Bernie Sanders cut his head on the edge of a shower door, received 7 stitches at the hospital, and will pursue his schedule as planned in South Carolina and Nevada, says to his campaign. Bernie Sanders cut his head on the edge of a shower door, received seven stitches, will continue with his schedule in South Carolina and Nevada, according to his campaign. Statement from an aide below: pic.twitter.com/uzuWl2jKDq — Ruby Cramer (@rubycramer) March 15, 2019 In the photo here from CNN's No...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Cnn, Nevada, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Sc, North Charleston, Noah Gray, Picks


Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.”Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He was just a weirdo. That isn’t my word, it’s how his friends saw him. “You’re supposed to make friends with future secretaries of state, not weirdo musicians,” one O’Rourke pal, Adam Mortimer, told the N...
Tags: Texas, News, Senate, White House, Virginia, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, NFL, America, Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Normandy, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Bill Clinton, Dallas


U.S. eases protections for threatened bird in Western states

Conservation groups denounced the move as a handout to the oil and gas industries, while an industry group praised it. Former President Barack Obama's 2015 plan to protect the ground-dwelling sage grouse imposed restrictions to development in their habitat but fell short of placing the bird on the endangered species list, which would have imposed far more rigid rules. Of the 11 Western states included in the 2015 plans, seven opted for changes, according to BLM.
Tags: Science, Barack Obama


President Trump’s First Veto Came After a Historic Rebuke From Congress

A dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to vote against Trump's national emergency
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Border, Trump, Onetime


Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has revealed he was a member of a notorious decades-old hacking group. The former congressman was a member of the Texas-based hacker group, the Cult of the Dead Cow, known for inspiring early hacktivism in the internet age and building exploits and hacks for Microsoft Windows. The group used the internet as a platform in the 1990s to protest real-world events, often to promote human rights and denouncing censorship. Among its many releases, the Cul...
Tags: Security, Startups, Texas, Microsoft, Government, White House, Articles, United States, Hacking, President, Computing, Hacker, Hacktivism, El Paso, Reuters, Rourke


White House Declines to Help GAO Review Appointee Ethics Disclosures

Watchdog review of Interior, HHS and Small Business Administration recommends legislation to strengthen transparency.
Tags: White House, Management, GAO, Small Business Administration, Interior HHS


As the Congress Turns: In presidential probes, many So Cal reps play starring roles

With Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, committees are stepping up investigations and oversight of Trump administration practices and policies. Here’s a look at the Southern California reps in position to play the biggest roles in those hearings: Adam Schiff, D-Burbank Role: Chairman, House Intelligence Committee, leading congressional Democrats’ investigation of Russia’s ties to President Trump and his 2016 campaign. Trump has tried accusing Schiff of ethics violations, ...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Justice, Congress, California, White House, Russia, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Commerce, House, Va, Treasury


Brexit: ministers trying to win over DUP in talks on legal guarantees

Discussions likely to cover role of Northern Ireland assembly if Irish backstop were usedThe Democratic Unionist party is to continue intensive talks to try to reach an agreement to allow it to back Theresa May’s Brexit deal, with discussions focusing on domestic legal guarantees that Northern Ireland will have no regulatory divergence with the rest of the UK.Downing Street is hopeful that the support of the DUP is key to unlocking the backing of many Conservative Brexiters when May brings her d...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Northern Irish politics, Brexit, DUP, Democratic Unionist, Democratic Unionist party (DUP, UK Downing Street


White House denounces ‘act of hate’ in mosque shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump sent condolences Friday to the victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre, and the White House issued a statement denouncing the “vicious act of hate.” The gunman accused of being behind at least one of the mosque shootings left a rambling manifesto that mentioned Trump in a single […]
Tags: New York, News, White House, Ap, Nation, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Trump


Potential presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD — South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a potential candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, expressed optimism about his chances for victory Thursday night in West Hollywood. “The path is narrow, but I wouldn’t be doing this if I didn’t see a path,” Buttigieg told Fox11 at what his staff called a “meet and greet” at Bar Lubitsch. “What we found is, if we get in front of people, they respond.” The not-yet-a-candidate’s name is pronounced “BOOT-edge-edge.” The appr...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Cnn, Afghanistan, Soccer, Harvard University, Beverly Hills, Warren, Smith, Los Angeles City Council, Presidential Election



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