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Joe Rogan, Alex Jones and Spotify’s illusion of neutrality

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken a messy beating from critics unhappy with how they handle questionable content on their platform, with some complaining they don’t do enough to rein in misinformation, and others decrying censorship. But what about Spotify? The company is never mentioned in this context, and with its traditional business couched in streaming recorded music, you might understand why its biggest controversies over the last few years have been over how ...
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Melania Trump “Astonished” Vogue Gave Beyoncé Magazine Cover AND Complete Control (Report)

First Lady Melania Trump appeared to be “astonished” over Vogue magazine’s decision to give Beyoncé not just the cover of its September 2018 issue, but also complete control over it, NBC News reports. “Anna [Wintour] gave the September issue of Vogue cover—complete, complete, complete, everything—to Beyoncé,” Mrs. Trump was reportedly recorded telling her former friend and aide Stephanie Winston Wolkoff back in July 2018. “She hired Black photographer,” Melania said of Beyoncé’s cover. “And it’s...
Tags: Politics, Celebs, Beyonce, Nbc, Nbc News, Barack Obama, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Vogue, Michelle Obama, Pop Culture, Jazz, Anna Wintour, Reports, Trump, Gossip


MSNBC Producer Who Shared Suspected Russian Disinfo Immediately Labels Biden Burisma Report ‘Disinformation’

MSNBC producer Kyle Griffin, who spread Christopher Steele’s now-debunked Moscow “pee-tape” and Michael Cohen-Prague stories to his large Twitter following, is now holding himself out as an authority on “disinformation,” warning journalists not to share a New York Post story which revealed that Hunter Biden attempted to arrange a meeting between his father and a Burisma oil executive.“No one should link to or share that NY Post 'report',” Griffin said of the Post’s story, adding that it...
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Trump will be slammed with a pile of personal lawsuits once he leaves office. Here are 9 major ones he'll have to face.

President Donald Trump's healthcare agenda includes lowering prescription drug prices and tackling surprise medical bills. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images While in office, President Donald Trump has largely evaded the civil suits against him. That could change once the president leaves office, which would be in January if he loses the election against former Vice President Joe Biden. Legal experts who spoke to Business Insider previously said they believed Trump may face a number of l...
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Former Trump Mega-Fundraiser to Plead Guilty in Foreign Influence Scheme

Former high-dollar Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy plans to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge over an alleged scheme to influence the Trump administration on behalf of a Malaysian businessman at the center of a massive international money laundering conspiracy.In a criminal information filing filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, the Justice Department accuses Broidy of accepting millions of dollars to press the administration to abandon or reduce its criminal probe into...
Tags: News, Washington, Saudi Arabia, China, Qatar, Gop, Hawaii, Chinese communist party, Las Vegas, Doj, Low, Republican National Committee, Justice Department, Trump, Rnc, Michael Cohen


From Summer Zervos to Mary Trump: 9 major legal battles Trump will have to face once he leaves office

President Donald Trump's healthcare agenda includes lowering prescription drug prices and tackling surprise medical bills. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images While in office, President Donald Trump has largely evaded the civil suits against him. That could change once the president leaves office, which would be in January if he loses the election against former Vice President Joe Biden. Legal experts who spoke to Business Insider previously said they believed Trump may face a number of l...
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Envisics nabs $50M for its in-car holographic display tech at a $250M+ valuation

The jury is still out on what might become the most viable business models for augmented reality technology, but in the meantime a startup out of the UK is betting one big area will be in vehicles, in the form of holographic displays. And today it is announcing a significant round of funding from strategic investors to fill out its vision (so to speak). Envisics, which brings together technologies like computer vision, machine learning, big data analytics and navigation to build hardware that in...
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Melania Trump called Stormy Daniels 'the porn hooker' in a secretly recorded tape

First Lady Melania Trump. Drew Angerer/Getty Images First lady Melania Trump referred to adult film actress Stormy Daniels as "the porn hooker" in a secretly recorded tape released by her former friend and adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Wolkoff released the audio of her conversation with the first lady on an episode of Mea Culpa, a podcast hosted by former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. "Go Google and read it," the first lady said in the recording. "Annie Leibovitz shot the porn hooker, a...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, US, Trends, Vogue, Mea Culpa, Annie Leibovitz, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Daniels, Wolkoff, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff


Michael Cohen tells Business Insider he's working to free Reality Winner, a whistleblower imprisoned by the Trump administration for leaking a classified report on Russian election hacking

President Trump's former personal attorney told Business Insider that helping Reality Winner is part of making amends for his past.
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Michael Cohen tells Business Insider he's working to free Reality Winner, a whistleblower imprisoned by the Trump administration for leaking a classified report on Russian election hacking

Michael Cohen, personal lawyer for President-elect Donald Trump, gets into an elevator at Trump Tower, December 12, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, told Business Insider he wants to help free imprisoned whistleblower Reality Winner. In 2018, Winner was sentenced to over five years in prison for leaking a classified report to the media detailing Russian government efforts to hack US election infrastructure. Cohen sa...
Tags: Politics, News, Russia, US, Trends, Davis, Moscow, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Charles Davis, Business Insider, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower, Ft Worth Texas


The top 30 audiobooks on Audible right now, from the Obamas' memoirs to the newest installment of the Twilight series

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Audible has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose between. Below, we've compiled its 30 best selling books among Audible users right now.The list ranges from the Obamas' memoirs and a collection of Greek myths to cult-favorite fiction novels.You can start a free 30-day Audible trial here and a Premium Plus subscription is currently $50 off as an early Prim...
Tags: Amazon, England, Isis, Neil Gaiman, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Ireland, New York Times, Michelle Obama, Harry Potter, Cornwall, Harry, James McAvoy, North Carolina


Cohen on Proud Boys: In Trump's mind, this is his army

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen about the President's remarks during the first 2020 presidential debate when he told right-wing extremist group the Proud Boys to "stand back and stand by."
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Erin Burnett, Proud Boys


'They're all hustlers': President Trump privately ridicules Christian leaders, according to new report

Then-GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a worship service at the International Church of Las Vegas in Nevada in 2016. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump privately criticizes his Christian supporters, viewing them with contempt and skepticism, according to a report in The Atlantic. In 2015, according to former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, Trump blasted leaders of faith, saying that "they're all hustlers." For years, Trump has courted religious leaders and wedded his p...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, White House, Religion, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Gop, Catholicism, Abortion, Associated Press, Christian, Nevada, Republican Party, Biden, North Carolina


Michael Cohen on Trump's finances: He's so far behind, he may never get out

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about The New York Times' reporting on Trump's tax returns.
Tags: News, Cnn, New York Times, Stories, Trump, Michael Cohen, Alisyn Camerota


Cohen on Trump's finances: He may never recover

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about The New York Times' reporting on Trump's tax returns.
Tags: News, Cnn, New York Times, Stories, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Alisyn Camerota


Cohen on Trump's finances: He's so far behind, he may never get out

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about The New York Times' reporting on Trump's tax returns.
Tags: News, Cnn, New York Times, Stories, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Alisyn Camerota


Michael Cohen said Trump's 'biggest fear' is ending up with a massive tax bill and face possible tax fraud charges

Craig Ruttle/AP Images Michael Cohen, President Trump's former attorney, addressed the explosive report in The New York Times about Trump's financial affairs.  "His biggest fear is … he will end up with a massive tax bill, fraud penalties, fines, and possibly even tax fraud," Cohen told Yahoo News.  Cohen has long claimed that Trump withheld his tax returns because they show his businesses are failing, and might contain evidence of tax fraud.  Trump has called the NYT report "fake news" a...
Tags: Politics, White House, Russia, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Rosetta, The Times, Nyt, Tax Fraud, Times, Donald Trump, Irs, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Trump’s 'biggest fear' is 'massive' IRS bills and potential tax fraud charges, says Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime former personal attorney, believes the president is terrified of receiving a large bill from the IRS.
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Trump’s ‘biggest fear’ is ‘massive’ IRS bills and potential tax fraud charges, says Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime former personal attorney believes the president is terrified of receiving a large bill from the IRS.
Tags: News, Irs, Trump, Michael Cohen


Trump is a haphazard businessman who has created a financial time bomb under himself

Donald Trump at the launch of his presidential campaign in Trump Tower, Manhattan, on June 16, 2015. Christopher Gregory/Getty Images President Trump's image as a business magnate took a huge blow from leaked information published by The New York Times.  It shows huge losses at Trump's businesses, which meant he has paid virtually no income tax for years.  It also shows that he personally owes around $421 million, a figure which could increase by a further $100 million more if he loses an ...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Turkey, Analysis, Philippines, New York Times, News UK, Times, Donald Trump, Irs, Trump, Michael Cohen, Trump Organization, Tom Porter, Jason Kander


Trump’s tax avoidance is a national disgrace. Don't let him blame 'the system'

Americans paid for Trump’s $73m tax refund – and he’s laughing all the way to the bankWell, now we know why Donald Trump didn’t want the public to see his tax returns. A New York Times investigation looking at years of previously undisclosed documents found that Trump used countless maneuvers to avoid having to pay federal income tax. He ended up paying $750 total in 2016 despite hundreds of millions of dollars in income from The Apprentice and his various companies and licensing arrangements. M...
Tags: New York, News, US, New York Times, The Times, US Treasury, Nathan Robinson, Times, Donald Trump, Irs, Trump, Don, Michael Cohen, Westchester County


Michael Cohen: Trump Mocked ‘F**king Stupid’ IRS After Reaping Huge Refund

Cohen pointed to a passage in his book describing a "delighted" Trump gloating about a $10 million refund.
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Where Law Ends review: why Mueller failed to hold Trump to account

Andrew Weissmann, a senior member of the special counsel’s team, has written an alarming and necessary bookThe Mueller investigation ended a year and a half ago, but the aftershocks never stopped. A passel of books highlight the omissions and missteps of the special counsel’s office. The Senate intelligence committee report fills in some of the gaps on Russian interference in the 2016 election.Although Robert Mueller found no basis for conspiracy charges, collusion remains a partisan buzzword, o...
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Despite SCOTUS, Trump Attorneys Stick With ‘It’s Illegal To Investigate The President’

Even after a resounding defeat at the Supreme Court and mockery up and down the judicial system, President Trump’s attorneys are sticking with their argument that President Trump is above and beyond criminal investigation. At arguments before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Friday morning, personal attorneys of the President pushed on to block a criminal subpoena issued by a Manhattan grand jury for President Trump’s tax returns. After the Supreme Court held in July that their argument th...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Manhattan, Doj, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Michael Cohen, Vance, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Manhattan DA, Pierre Leval, House Oversight Committee, Raymond Lohier, Lohier


Fox News won a court case by 'persuasively' arguing that no 'reasonable viewer' takes Tucker Carlson seriously

Tucker Carlson. Fox News A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Fox News this week after lawyers for the network argued that no "reasonable viewer" would take the network's primetime star Tucker Carlson seriously. The former Playboy model Karen McDougal filed a defamation suit against Fox alleging that Carlson slandered her during a December 2018 episode of his show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight." The network asked a judge to dismiss the case by arguing that "Carlson's statements were not ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Fox, Playboy, Fox News, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Michael Cohen, Carlson, El Paso Texas, Fox News Media, Fox News Network


Former Mueller prosecutor says the special counsel let down the public and describes Trump as 'an animal' in new book

Former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller arrives to testify before Congress on July 24, 2019, in Washington, DC. AFP/Saul Loeb via Getty Images Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor on the special counsel Robert Mueller's team, offered a scathing review of Mueller's handling of the probe and the actions of President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr in an upcoming tell-all. Trump is "like an animal, clawing at the world with no concept of right and wrong," Weissmann wrote in h...
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Vance: We Could Also Investigate Trump For Tax Fraud

The Manhattan district attorney suggested Monday that a wide-ranging probe of President Trump and the Trump organization may include tax fraud. Tax fraud adds to the list of crimes that Cyrus Vance has suggested could be the focus his probe of the Trump organization. A New York state grand jury issued a subpoena last year for financial records to Mazars USA LLP, the longtime accountant for President Trump and the Trump organization. Vance wrote in a brief before the Second Circuit Court of Ap...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Manhattan, Tax Fraud, Fifth Avenue, Justice Department, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Michael Cohen, Vance, Trump Organization, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Read, Trump's tax returns


Noting encouraging new federal compassionate release realities

I am pleased to see this CBS News new article headlined "Compassionate release, once seldom used, offers some federal inmates hope."  Here are excerpts: [C]ompassionate release [was] a once seldom used remedy that allows inmates to receive a reduction in their sentence. The process, which is only used in extraordinary circumstances, has seen an uptick during the coronavirus pandemic.... Petitions for compassionate release were rarely approved prior to the passing of the First Step Act in Decemb...
Tags: Law, Cbs News, Johnson, Justice Department, Trump, Michael Cohen, Barr, Bureau of Prisons, Douglas A Berman, U S Sentencing Commission, Kevin Ring, Paul Manafort, Coleman Federal Correctional Complex, William Barr, Sumterville Florida, Saferia Johnson


The 26 women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct

Rachel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. Mark Lennihan/AP Images At least 25 women have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct since the 1970s.Renewed attention was brought to the allegations amid the #MeToo movement and a national conversation concerning sexual misconduct.Trump has repeatedly denied the accusations, denounc...
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Former model accuses Trump of sexually assaulting her at the 1997 U.S. Open

Amy Dorris, a former model and actress, says President Trump assaulted her outside the bathroom in his VIP box at the U.S. Open in September 1997, The Guardian reported Thursday. The Guardian said it learned of Dorris' story more than a year ago from a model agent she had confided in, and Dorris confirmed her allegation 15 months ago but was unwilling to go public before now. Dorris, 48, was 24 at the time; Trump was 51 and married to Marla Maples.Several people confirmed she had told them a...
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