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Twitter CEO: We'd 'Talk About' Banning Trump If He Told Followers to Kill Journalists

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey thinks the company’s “protocol” for politicians who seem to violate the site’s rules is clear. So clear, in fact, that he refused to say if Twitter would ban the president should he explicitly ask his followers to do a bunch of murders.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump


Space is new arena for war, Donald Trump says as he unveils missile defence strategy

Space is the new arena for war, Donald Trump said on Thursday as he announced a major drive to update America’s missile defence system and touted his “Space Force” proposal.  The US president said that he wants a “layer” of sensors placed among the stars that can detect missile launches and will demand that the technology is funded in his next budget. The item was one of a host of improvements the Pentagon is attempting to make to its decades-old missile system, outlined in its new Missile Defen...
Tags: Science, North Korea, China, Russia, US, America, United States, Ronald Reagan, Pentagon, Defence, Donald Trump, US Air Force, Trump, Afp, Interfax, Kim Jong


Trump vows to boost America's missile defense

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to boost America's missile defense systems, including by investing in technology to protect against the threat of sophisticated "hypersonic" weapons. Speaking at the Pentagon, Trump unveiled the Missile Defense Review, a long-awaited analysis of the defensive network of US interceptors that are designed to shoot down an incoming ballistic missile. Top among the concerns highlighted in the review is the speed at which rivals, particularly China and Russia, ...
Tags: Science, China, Russia, US, America, Donald Trump, Trump, Pentagon Trump


Trump unveils new space missile defence strategy as Pentagon brands North Korea ‘extraordinary threat’

Donald Trump has unveiled a revamped US missile defence strategy involving a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles. The president announced the results of the review, the first compiled since 2010, during a speech at the Pentagon. In the review, US intelligence agencies also warned Iran and North Korea’s missile capabilities present existing threats to US and global security.
Tags: Science, North Korea, US, Iran, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump unveils new space missile defence strategy as Pentagon brands North Korea 'extraordinary threat'

Donald Trump has unveiled a revamped US missile defence strategy involving a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles. The president announced the new review during a speech at the Pentagon on Thursday, calling for an investment into new missile defence technologies at a time when Russia and China are developing advanced weapon systems. US intelligence agencies have also warned Iran and North Korea’s missile capabilities present existing threats to US and global secu...
Tags: Science, North Korea, China, Russia, US, Iran, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump


America’s most stunning jerks are flocking to your national parks. Who are they?

Like an unlocked museum, national parks have been left largely defenseless during the most recent government shutdown, allowing scoundrels and cheats to tramp over unstaffed lands. While much of the federal government is funded during the longest-ever shutdown, the national parks aren't. Yet in 2018, the Trump administration made the unusual — and possibly illegal — decision to keep many of the nation's crown jewels operating with skeleton crews. Destruction, mounds of litter, and vand...
Tags: Science, America, Antarctica, Smithsonian, Birmingham, Donald Trump, James, Freud, National Park Service, University Of Alabama, Trump, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Joshua, Park Service, Jon Jarvis, Michigan State University


Trump to roll out long-awaited missile defense review

President Donald Trump will unveil a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. Top among the concerns highlighted by the Missile Defense Review is the speed at which rivals, particularly Beijing and Moscow, are pushing ahead with new technologies such as hypersonic missiles that can thwart traditional defense systems. As a result, the Pen...
Tags: Science, North Korea, Russia, US, Iran, Beijing, Moscow, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Missile Defense Review, China Top


America’s most stunning jerks are flocking to your national parks. Who are they?

Like an unlocked museum, national parks have been left largely defenseless during the most recent government shutdown, allowing scoundrels and cheats to tramp over unstaffed lands. While much of the federal government is funded during the longest-ever shutdown, the national parks aren't. Yet in late 2018, the Trump administration made the unusual -- and possibly illegal -- decision to keep many of the nation's crown jewels operating with skeleton crews. Destruction, mounds of litter, a...
Tags: Science, America, Antarctica, Smithsonian, Donald Trump, James, Freud, National Park Service, University Of Alabama, Trump, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Joshua, Park Service, Jon Jarvis, Michigan State University, Joshua Tree


Facebook Deletes Pages That Were Secretly Controlled by a Russian Propaganda Network

Facebook has deleted hundreds of pages linked to the Kremlin-backed propaganda network known as Sputnik. The pages, allegedly operated by Sputnik employees, were made to look like they were coming from outside of Russia. The Facebook pages helped spread propaganda about NATO and European politics, among many other…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Social Media, Nato, Crimea, Sputnik, Ira, Kremlin, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Internet Research Agency, President Trump


President Trump's Former Lawyer Paid Liberty University Employee to Rig Online Polls: Report

If you think that 2019 is already too weird to be real, strap in. It’s getting weirder by the day.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Social Media, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr, Michael Cohen, Trump Organization, President Trump, Redfinch Solutions


Donald Trump's new missile defence strategy eyes space-based sensors

The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defence system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. Details about the administration's Missile Defence Review - the first compiled since 2010 - are expected to be released during President Donald Trump's visit on Thursday to the Pentagon with top members of his administration. In a throwback to Ro...
Tags: Asia, Science, Vladimir Putin, Congress, North Korea, China, Russia, US, America, Iran, Beijing, Ronald Reagan, Moscow, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump


T-Mobile CEO John Legere Sure Loves Trump's Hotels Now, and Boy, What a Coincidence That Is

T-Mobile is still cruising towards a $26 billion merger with Sprint, a deal that would combine the third- and fourth-biggest wireless carriers in the U.S. into one massive company. And after the deal was announced in April 2018, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, T-Mobile executives quickly grew fond of a D.C.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Washington Post, Sprint, Telecoms, Mergers, Antitrust, Donald Trump, Trump, John Legere, T Mobile, Coincidences, Tech Policy, Emoluments, T Mobilesprint Merger


Steve Carell to star in Netflix workplace series based on Trump's 'Space Force'

Steve Carell to star in Netflix workplace series based on Trump's 'Space Force' originally appeared on abcnews.go.comSteve Carell is set to star in, "Space Force," a new Netflix workplace-based comedy series based on President Donald Trump's proposed plans for a future "space force" to ensure "American dominance in space."Carell, who won America's heart as the the dysfunctional and diluted boss Michael Scott in the U.S. adaptation of British comedy series, "The Office," is al...
Tags: Science, America, Netflix, Steve Carell, Donald Trump, Carell, Michael Scott, Greg Daniels, Space Force, Trump s Space Force


Andrew Wheeler: Trump coal-lobbyist EPA nominee says climate change ‘not the greatest crisis’

The former coal-lobbyist Donald Trump has tapped to officially take charge of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that he does not believe climate change is a major crisis. Andrew Wheeler, who has served as acting administrator at the EPA since July, said during his Senate confirmation hearing that he would push to repeal environmental protections put in place by President Barack Obama and intended to curb greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change and threatening the p...
Tags: Science, Senate, Barack Obama, Wheeler, Epa, Donald Trump, Trump, Environmental Protection Agency EPA, Andrew Wheeler


EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler Downplays Climate Threat At Testy Confirmation Hearing

Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist chosen by President Donald Trump to
Tags: Science, Epa, Donald Trump, Andrew Wheeler


EPA's Wheeler says shutdown is delaying new ethanol gasoline rule

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule to allow sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline year-round is being delayed by a partial government shutdown, acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said on Wednesday. The rule, a key campaign promise by President Donald Trump to farmers, an important constituency, was announced in October and would aim to expand the market for corn-based ethanol. Speaking at his Senate confirmation hearing, Wheeler, Trump's nominee to head the agency on a permanent...
Tags: Science, Senate, Wheeler, Epa, Donald Trump, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, Wheeler Trump


Thousands of Workers at FDA and FAA Head Back to Work Without Pay to Inspect Food and Planes

President Donald Trump seems to have figured out a solution to the government shutdown: Just make everybody work for free.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mitch McConnell, Fda, Tsa, Donald Trump, Faa, Government Shutdown, President Trump, Our Garbage Government, Our Garbage President


Venezuela Congress and U.S. government ratchet up pressure on Maduro

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration was considering recognizing the leader of the Congress, Juan Guaido, as the country's legitimate president, according to two people familiar with the matter. White House aides were weighing such a move among a list of options being prepared for Trump in response to the latest Venezuela developments but no final decision had been made, one of the people told Reuters. Maduro was inaugurated on Jan. 10 under an avalanche of criticism that his leadershi...
Tags: Science, Congress, White House, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Trump, Maduro, Juan Guaido, Reuters Maduro


Hundreds of FDA staff return to work amid shutdown: Commissioner

About 400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers have returned to their posts from furlough, including some food inspectors and support professionals, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a tweet on Tuesday. Gottlieb's comments come as the longest U.S. government shutdown, triggered by President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion from Congress to fund a wall on the border with Mexico, reached its 25th day. The FDA employees returning to work, mostly without pay, include about 100 staff ...
Tags: Science, Congress, Mexico, Fda, Donald Trump, U S Food and Drug Administration, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb


Venezuela Congress declares President Maduro 'usurper' of democracy

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering recognizing the leader of the Congress, Juan Guaido, as Venezuela's legitimate president, CNN reported on Tuesday, citing three unidentified sources. Maduro was inaugurated on Jan. 10 under an avalanche of criticism that his leadership was illegitimate following a 2018 election widely viewed as fraudulent, with countries around the world disavowing his government. The United States and many Latin American nations say Maduro has become a dictator whose...
Tags: Science, Congress, Cnn, United States, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Maduro, Venezuela Congress, Juan Guaido


Huawei CEO Denies Company is Spying For China, Praises Donald Trump as 'Great President'

Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese tech company Huawei, gave a rare roundtable interview with reporters today to discuss security concerns. The 74-year-old insisted that his company isn’t beholden to the Chinese government and he called Donald Trump a “great president” because the American leader…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, ZTE, New Cold War, Peoples Liberation Army, Ren Zhengfei, President Trump, Meng Wanzhou


Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control. The U.S. Department of Justice, which has defended the rules in court, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but it will likely appeal the decision. The lawsuit was filed after Republican President Donald Trump's administration in October 201...
Tags: Science, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Department of Justice


President Trump Mocks Amazon's 'Jeff Bozo' During Unhinged Twitter Rant

President Donald Trump, an unindicted co-conspirator and suspected Manchurian candidate, sent a lot of unhinged tweets over the weekend. But one of the most bizarre rants targeted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. President Trump referred to the billionaire tech founder and owner of the Washington Post as “Jeff Bozo.”Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Science, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Elizabeth Warren, Tsa, State Department, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, US State Department, President Trump, MacKenzie Bezos, Jeff Bozo


Husband of Oregon Governor Cleans National Park Bathroom, Bills Trump

Dan Little, the husband of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, paid a visit recently to Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park southeast of Portland. The deluge of trash he encountered in the park’s bathroom, thanks to Donald Trump’s federal government shutdown, didn’t seem to jibe with that whole claim about “Making America Great…Read more...
Tags: Science, Oregon, Portland, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, National Park Service, Kate Brown, Mt Hood National Forest Sno Park


U.S. warns German companies of possible sanctions over Russian pipeline

The United States has warned German companies involved in the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick with the project. U.S. President Donald Trump has accused Germany of being a "captive" of Moscow because of its reliance on Russian energy and urged it to halt work on the $11 billion gas pipeline. The pipeline, which would carry gas straight to Germany under the Baltic Sea, has also been criticized in some quarters because it would deprive Ukraine o...
Tags: Science, Germany, Ukraine, United States, Moscow, Donald Trump, Baltic Sea, Kiev, Nord Stream


U.S. warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the project, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump has accused Germany of being a "captive" of Moscow due to its reliance on Russian energy and urged it to halt work on the $11 billion gas pipeline. The pipeline, which would carry gas straight to Germany under the Baltic Sea, is driving a wedg...
Tags: Science, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Moscow, Donald Trump, Baltic Sea, Nord Stream


President Trump's Government Shutdown Is Breaking Federal Websites

Dozens of federal government websites are not working correctly due to the ongoing government shutdown, BuzzFeed News reported on Friday, including ones for the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals and some NASA and Department of Justice webpages. According to BuzzFeed, these sites and others appear to be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Privacy, Nasa, Cybersecurity, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Shutdown, Federal Government, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Seventh Circuit of the U S Court of Appeals


Trump’s Shutdown, the Longest in History, Mostly Hurts States That Voted for Him

Ample evidence already exists that Donald Trump doesn’t care at all for those who voted for him in 2016, or for his cultish base that continues to support him no matter the cost.Read more...
Tags: Science, Republicans, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Trump


FBI Launched Investigation to Determine If Trump Is a Russian Asset, Report Says 

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, was the target of a counterintelligence investigation in 2017 to determine whether he was acting on behalf of the Russian government and posed a national security threat to the United States.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fbi, United States, National Security, Donald Trump, James Comey, Russia Probe, Mueller Investigation, FBI Launched Investigation to Determine If Trump


That Dumbass Border Wall GoFundMe Is Now a Dumbass Self-Building Campaign

The GoFundMe campaign raising money to build Donald Trump’s wall on the southern U.S. border never had a chance of succeeding. And now it is undead, an officially failed effort that somehow lives on. On Friday, the crowdfunding site announced that it will issue refunds to donors, citing the campaign’s failure to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Gofundme, Border Wall, Brian Kolfage, A Suckers Born Every Day



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