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Putin says Trump is an 'extraordinary' and 'talented individual' who is an outsider to the US political establishment, unlike 'career man' Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised former President Donald Trump in an exclusive interview with NBC News. Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC News that Trump is "extraordinary" and "talented." He said that Trump comes from outside the US political establishment, whereas Biden is a "career man." Putin added that he hopes that Biden is less "impulse-based" than Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on f...
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The 'family photo' of world leaders from Biden's first G7 summit is noticeably different from the one from Trump's first G7

Trump's first G7 "Family portrait" vs. Biden's first G7 "Family portrait." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)/ Trump:(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Trump and Biden's first G7 'family photos' tell a very different diplomatic tale. In 2017, Trump made other world leaders wait for him as he took a golf cart to the photo location. In 2021's family photo, leaders are spaced apart likely due to social distancing for COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. A...
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she doesn't believe in the 'so-called science' of evolution

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) arrives for a House Republican caucus candidate forum to replace outgoing conference chair, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) at the Capitol on May 13, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she doesn't believe evolution exists. Evolution has been comprehensively studied by scientists and is considered a real occurrence. "I don't believe in evolution,"Greene said. "I don't believe in that type of so-called science." See m...
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YouTube has blocked Senator Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus treatment misinformation

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) speaks to reporters and tells them why he is against a January 6 commission. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Senator Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senator Ron Johnson has been suspended from Y...
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Biden Will Hold Solo News Conference After Putin Meeting

President Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin will not hold a joint news conference after the two leaders meet in Geneva next week, a White House official said. [Author: Zoë Richards]
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World surpasses 175 million COVID cases; G-7 nations will share at least 1 billion vaccine doses, White House says: COVID-19 updates

The world has surpassed 175 million COVID cases. It's a staggering number millions higher than the total population of Russia. Latest COVID news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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5 states pose a barrier to Biden's vaccine goals because they've so far vaccinated less than half of their population

President Joe Biden wants 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images Five states have not given at least one COVID-19 vaccine to half their population, according to CDC data. This poses a challenge to President Joe Biden, who wants 70% of Americans partially vaccinated by July 4. Currently, more than 64% of Americans have received at least one dose and about 43% are fully vaccinated. See more stories on Insider...
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Kamala Harris is the first sitting VP to have marched in an LGBTQ pride parade

Vice President Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff join marchers for the Capital Pride Parade on June 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Vice President Kamala Harris participated in a Pride parade in Washington, DC, on Saturday. She and second gentleman Doug Emhoff greeted marchers and wore "love is love" and "love first" shirts. Harris called for the Senate to pass the Equality Act, which passed in the House earlier this year. See more stories on Insider&#...
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Trump lost $40 million on his Scottish golf clubs by failing to implement a very basic financial practice, say experts

Former US President Donald Trump Getty Trump's failure to hedge loans to his Scottish golf courses cost him tens of millions of dollars, say experts. Accounts registered in the UK indicate that Trump issued loans from the US in British pounds. The British pound has declined significantly in value, adding tens of millions to his already huge losses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump's international courses have racked up huge losses and rely on loans from...
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Mexican president says migration meeting with Kamala Harris went so well he called her 'president'

President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Vice President Kamala Harris arrive during a private meeting at Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 08, 2021. Hector Vivas/Getty Images Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador praised Kamala Harris after meeting her this week. "It was such a good meeting that I called her 'president,'" López Obrador told reporters Wednesday. Harris held in-person meetings with Mexico's president to discuss the migrant crisis...
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'I miss Trump': Lindsey Graham slams Biden foreign policy, alleges that the 'bad guys were afraid' of the former president

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Greg Nash/Pool via AP Sen. Lindsey Graham dismissed President Joe Biden's leadership on the international stage. "Let's just be honest. The bad guys were afraid of Trump," he said. "Who's afraid of Biden?" Over the past five years, Graham has evolved from a Trump critic to a staunch ally. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Thursday said that he missed former President Donald Trump ...
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Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

President Donald Trump meets with members of his American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Apple revealed new details about the Trump DOJ's subpoena targeting House Intel Committee lawmakers. It told TechCrunch the subpoena included a gag order and "no information" on the DOJ's inquiry. Apple said it gave "account subscriber information" and no content, "such as emails or pictures." See more stories ...
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YouTube has blocked Sen. Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus misinformation

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Sen. Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public-health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ron Johnson has been suspended from YouTube for a week after his account uploaded a video of him spreading medical ...
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Biden will warn Putin the US will respond 'forcefully' if Russia continues its 'reckless and aggressive actions,' Blinken says

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet in Geneva on June 16. Angela Weiss/Alexey Druzhinin/Getty Images Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Biden will warn President Putin against further "aggressive actions." Biden is expected to meet with the Russian president for the first time Wednesday. Their meeting follows a string of major cyberattacks in the US that are believed to have originated in Russia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Secr...
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Former US secretary of state says censorship on college campuses keeps him up at night more than the Taliban

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Peter Summers - WPA Pool/Getty Images Mike Pompeo in an interview said college censorship is scarier to him than the Taliban. "I met with the Taliban, I met with Chairman Kim. None of that scares me as much as what's happening in our universities and on our campuses today," he said. Pompeo said thinking about censorship on college campuses keeps him up at night. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...
Tags: Politics, News, North Korea, Censorship, US, America, Trends, Taliban, Kim, Trump, State, Ben Shapiro, Pompeo, John Catsimatidis, Mike Pompeo, Catsimatidis


GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says that he's being blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus because of his conservative views

Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says that he's being blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus. Donalds and his office have engaged with the CBC about joining the organization to no avail. "My gut reaction is disappointment," the congressman told CBS affiliate WINK-TV. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida, a Black conservative, on Thursday said that he was being s...
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Congress unveils 5 bipartisan bills that mark its biggest step yet in regulating tech giants like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP House lawmakers unveiled the bills to reel in tech companies' power over the online market. The "Big Four" have faced mounting scrutiny from Congress over antitrust concerns in recent years. This lew legislation would be a significant step toward loosening tech's monopoly power. See more stories on Insider's business page. House lawmakers on Friday unveiled five bills designed to rein in big tech c...
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The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in

Mkhize’s request to take special leave left President Cyril Ramaphosa reeling, party insiders say The post The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How Apple, Google, and Microsoft reacted to Trump-era DOJ subpoenas and requests for data on political rivals and journalists

Apple CEO Tim Cook with former President Donald Trump in 2019. Tom Brenner/Reuters The Trump-era Justice Department requested data from Apple, Google, and Microsoft on his rivals. Rep. Eric Swalwell, whose data was sought, said Trump acted like the "most despicable dictators." Here's how each company responded to the legal requests. See more stories on Insider's business page. During President Donald Trump's years in the White House, the Department of Justice requested informat...
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New Yorkers who don't identify as male or female can use 'X' to designate their gender on driver's licenses and other government documents, new bill says

Gay pride flags decorate the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 02, 2021 in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images New York lawmakers passed Friday a bill to allow a third option for a person's gender on official documents. People who do not identify as either male or female would be able to mark their gender as "X." The Biden administration hinted previously it could adopt a similar policy at the national level. See more stories on ...
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Trump boasts that he's 'writing like crazy' and working on 'the book of all books'

Former President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on May 18, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images Former President Donald Trump announced on Friday he's writing a book. "When the time comes, you'll see the book of all books," he said. Presidents typically publish a memoir after they leave office. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new personal project he's working on: a book."I'm writing like crazy," Tru...
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Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Opening Scene Debuts Ahead of July Premiere

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix has released the opening clip from their newest original anime series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, which is scheduled to debut worldwide on Thursday, July 8. The nearly three-minute video, which you can check out in the player below, begins with three military units heading towards the U.S. military base. However, things go sideways when the Alpha Two unit’s helicopter gets suddenly taken down. The Mad Dogs unit led by Ray Chase’s Jason goes against standby orde...
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Major cyberattacks have rocked the US, and there are 'a lot of different ways that ransomware actors can disrupt everyone's lives,' experts say

Out of service fuel nozzles are covered in plastic on a gas pump at a gas station in Waynesville, North Carolina, after a gasoline supply crunch caused by the Colonial Pipeline hack Reuters A number of prominent cyberattacks on US institutions have made headlines so far in 2021. Hackers targeted a major gas provider in April and the world's largest meat producer in May. Sometimes, experts say, hackers are after ransom, but in other cases intended to steal information. See more stories ...
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Critical race theory is a lucrative obsession for Republicans because the party is 'offended by the political focus on racism and racial justice'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images Critical Race Theory has become one of the most animating issues for Republicans nationwide. The academic practice is front and center on Fox News and in GOP fundraising efforts. Much of the backlash is not new, but has worsened "especially since the George Floyd murder." See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans across the US are waging an escalating culture war against critical race theory, an academic concept or f...
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AG Merrick Garland rebukes dubious ballot reviews 'based on disinformation' and says the DOJ will double its voting rights staff

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about voting rights at the Justice Department in Washington, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Tom Brenner/The New York Times via AP, Pool AG Merrick Garland says GOP-backed ballot reviews are "based on disinformation." A controversial ballot recounting exercise in Arizona is inspiring other efforts around the country. Garland said the DOJ will double the number of staff tasked with voting rights enforcement. See more stories on Insider's business...
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Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Michael Cohen pauses while speaking with members of the media after leaving the Manhattan district attorney’s office on March 19, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Michael Cohen told Insider the Justice Department was corrupted by former President Donald Trump. The ex-president's former personal attorney was reacting to news the department spied on lawmakers. The department had subpoenaed Apple for data on Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, among others. See mor...
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Millennials are about to get screwed yet again if Biden doesn't cancel student-loan debt

If Biden doesn't cancel student debt, millennials are in store for another economic challenge. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/Getty Images Federal student-loan debt payments are set to resume this fall, coupled with higher interest rates. Biden has yet to fulfill his campaign promise to cancel $10,000 in student debt per person. If he doesn't, it would be just another way millennials get economically screwed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millions of Americans have enjoyed a r...
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Navalny's top aide says Putin was 'dumb' to put him in prison because it turned him into a symbol

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his top aide Leonid Volkov. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Navalny's top aide, Leonid Volkov, says Putin was "dumb" to put the opposition leader behind bars. Imprisoning Navalny has turned him into a symbol for people to rally behind, Volkov said. Volkov came to Washington ahead of Biden's highly anticipated summit with Putin. See more stories on Insider's business page. WASHINGTON, DC - Russian Vladimir Putin made a mistake putting...
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House lifts mask mandate - for fully vaccinated lawmakers and Capitol staff

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) leaves after holding her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 20, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Fully vaccinated lawmakers and Capitol staffers no longer have to wear masks on the House floor. Capitol attending physician Brian P. Monahan announced the new guidance on Friday. The easing of restrictions come a month after the CDC announced fully vaccinated people can go maskless indoors. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Liz Cheney blasts the GOP-led Arizona election audit as 'an effort to subvert democracy'

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming criticized the Arizona audit as "an effort to subvert democracy." Cheney has rejected Republican efforts to continue litigating the 2020 presidential election. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said that "most reasonable people" accept the Nov. results. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, who was ousted from the House Republican leadership team over her challeng...
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