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U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York Times.Read more...
Tags: Hikvision, Uighurs, Xinjiang, Concentration Camps, Human Rights, Facial Recognition, Police State, Racial Profiling, New Cold War, President Trump, Donald Trump, US State Department, Surveillance

HUD Secretary slammed for confusing REO with Oreo cookies

Despite the controversy that has swirled around his tenure, following the Oreo incident, Ben Carson attempted to downplay his apparent confusion.
Tags: Mortgage, News Brief, Regulations, Ben Carlson, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Donald Trump, Foreclosure, Hud, Katie Porter, Oreo, President Trump, Reo, Trump

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything?

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress.Read more...
Tags: Politics, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Lifehacks, Trump, Mike Pence, Congress Read, President Trump

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision

Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, New Cold War, Commerce Department, President Trump, Trade War, Iron Firewall

Major Hardware Companies to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant

Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other electronics, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Intel, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, Broadcom, New Cold War, Xilinx, President Trump

Google, Intel, and Qualcomm to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant

Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other electronics, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Intel, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, Broadcom, New Cold War, Xilinx, President Trump

House passes Equality Act in step toward LGBT housing protections

Currently, 21 states and the District of Columbia prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Wisconsin banned discrimination only on the basis of sexual orientation, not gender identity.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, District Of Columbia, Industry News, Lgbt Discrimination, David Cicilline, News Brief, President Trump, NAGLREP, Jeff Berger, LGBT housing rights, The Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Equality Act

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse

When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Environment, Closer Than We Think, Donald Trump, 1960s, Comic Strips, Arthur Radebaugh, President Trump, Environmental Concerns, Midcentury Comics

Trump Pardons Former Media Mogul Conrad Black

President Donald Trump has issued a full pardon for Conrad Black, a former media mogul who was convicted on counts of wire fraud and obstruction of justice and who also wrote a biography that praised the president last year. According to a lengthy post on Black’s website, Trump called Black and told him personally of […]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Conrad Black, President Trump, Trump Pardons Former Media Mogul Conrad Black

The White House wants to know if you’ve been ‘censored or silenced’ by social media

It’s no secret that the Trump administration has been at war with social media. In the past year, the President has accused several online giants of censoring conservative voices, in particular giants like Twitter, Google and Facebook. The Trump Administration is fighting for free speech online. No matter your views, if you suspect political bias has caused you to be censored or silenced online, we want to hear about it! — The White House ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, White House, Social Media, Tech, Policy, Jack Dorsey, Trump, Donald J Trump, Oval Office, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Twitter Google, President Trump, Facebook The Trump Administration

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand and livestreamed on…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Microsoft, France, White House, Social Media, Terrorism, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Facebook Live, Emmanuel Macron, White Nationalism, Paris accord, President Trump

Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great

America Fist Free Trade Tariffs U.S.A. –-( As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, Larry Kudlow could not have been pleased with the headline in The Washington Post: “Kudlow Contradicts Trump on Tariffs.” The story began: “National Economic Council Director Lawrence Kudlow acknowledged Sunday that American consumers end up paying for the administration's tariffs on Chinese imports, contradicting President Trump's repeated inaccurate claim that the Chinese foot...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, China, Germany, America, Beijing, United States, Ohio, Fox News, Lincoln, Republican Party, Federal Reserve

U.S. Conducts Missile Test Just 10 Minutes After North Korea's Latest Missile Launch

North Korea conducted a new weapons test overnight, firing two missiles into the sea between North Korea and Japan, according to reports from the South Korean military. The U.S. military conducted its own missile test just ten minutes later.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, North Korea, War, Kim Jong Un, Missiles, Weapons, Donald Trump, Vandenberg, Minuteman Iii, President Trump

Julian Assange Declines Voluntary Extradition to the U.S. in Latest Court Appearance

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had his second court date of the week this morning where he formally declined extradition to the U.S. to face charges brought by the Justice Department. The WikiLeaks founder was sentenced in a British court to nearly a year in prison yesterday for jumping bail in 2012.Read more...
Tags: Science, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Justice Department, Chelsea Manning, President Trump

The 13 Most Notorious Deleted Tweets in History

Everyone makes a bad tweet now and then. And sometimes a tweet is so bad, that the user has to delete it forever. But the internet never forgets.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Jay Z, Social Media, Ashton Kutcher, Anthony Weiner, Donald Trump, US Airways, Buffalo Wild Wings, Digiorno, President Trump, Our Garbage Twitter, Spaghettios

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to determine whether adults and children who are traveling together are actually family members.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Dna, Immigration, Dhs, Cnn, Genetics, Ice, Homeland Security, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, DNA tests, DNA testing, U S Department of Homeland Security, President Trump

Ron Chernow Honors Journalists at White House Correspondents’ Dinner with a History Lesson

WASHINGTON — President Trump once again skipped this year’s annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, instead holding a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. “Is there any place that’s more fun than a Trump rally?” he asked the crowd. The Correspondents Dinner already had been a contrast to the Obama years, when the event was populated […]
Tags: Politics, News, White House Correspondents Association, Ron Chernow, President Trump

"America is an idea.... The power of the United States... more than anything else it comes from the strength of the American idea."

"Leave aside your politics for a moment. I don’t care whom you voted for, which party you identify with, whether you think we are stronger together or want to make America great again. If the power of America as an idea dies, American power will shortly follow.... I have never made any secret of how I felt about Candidate Trump, and my reservations about President Trump are even bigger. But in evaluating everything that comes over the next four years, do not lose sight for a moment of how powerf...
Tags: Law, America, United States, Biden, Trump, Ann Althouse, President Trump, America is an idea, Michael J Koplow

Why the 2020 U.S. Census Could Change Everything, According to an Expert

Today, the Supreme Court heard arguments in support of and against a crucial citizenship question being added to the 2020 U.S. census—a question President Trump couldn’t help but chime in about earlier this month.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Explainer, Lifehacks, Census, Trump, President Trump

President Trump To Make First U.K. State Visit in June

President Donald Trump is to travel to the U.K. on a state visit this June, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Tuesday. Trump will travel to the U.K. with the First Lady for three days from June 3 to 5, in what will be their second visit since Trump’s Presidency began. Their first visit, in July 2018,…
Tags: News, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime, President Trump, First U K State Visit

Scribd's Copyright Robocops Are Automatically Taking Down the Mueller Report

Scribd has become a popular place for people to upload PDF documents to share with the world. But the hosting site’s algorithms aren’t handling the release of the Mueller Report very well, according to a new report from Quartz. Scribd’s robots are flagging the document as a copyrighted work, despite the fact that, as…Read more...
Tags: Scribd, Science, Copyright, Donald Trump, President Trump, Meuller Report, Quartz Scribd

Foxconn's Wisconsin Facility is a Ghost Town Where Workers Are Just 'Moving Dirt Around'

The people of Wisconsin are at their wit’s end, trying to figure out what to do about a Foxconn facility that has so far failed to create thousands of jobs. And the Democratic governor, Tony Evers, signaled this week that the deal signed by his predecessor, which provided $4 billion worth of subsidies and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Foxconn, Terry Gou, Tony Evers, President Trump

How to Completely Ignore the Mueller Report Through the Magic of Technology

The Mueller Report, detailing the investigation into Russia’s efforts to help President Donald Trump win the 2016 election, will be released sometime after 11 am ET today. But if you’re sick and tired of hearing about it, which is only natural at this point, there are tools you can use to limit your exposure.Read more...
Tags: Science, Russia, Donald Trump, President Trump, Mueller report

Where to Read the Mueller Report

Better get your reading glasses on because the long-awaited Mueller Report is finally here—at least, in it’s heavily redacted form that President Trump’s attorneys may or may not have reviewed beforehand. Very normal!Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Trump, Robert Mueller, President Trump, Mueller report, Barnes And Nobles

Networks Curb Their Enthusiasm, William Barr Flexes as Mueller Report Goes Public

The run-up to Attorney General William Barr’s news conference regarding the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the conduct of President Donald Trump suggested it was just one component part of a busy news day, something close to business as usual. And the broadcast — in which Barr stormily defended the President as […]
Tags: Donald Trump, Barr, Robert Mueller, President Trump, William Barr, William Barr Flexes

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Redacted Report Released

WASHINGTON — Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation leaves open the question of whether President Trump’s conduct rose to the level of obstruction of justice, one of many takeaways after a redacted version of the highly anticipated document was released to the public on Thursday. In the report, Mueller examined 10 incidents […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Russia, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, President Trump, William Barr, Mueller report

Attorney General William Barr Defends Trump, Says Mueller Report Redactions Will Be ‘Limited’

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr, in a press conference in advance of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, said that the redactions will be limited. But speaking to reporters on Thursday, Barr also offered what amounted to a defense of President Trump’s conduct as Mueller’s investigation unfolded, in what Democrats and other […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, President Trump, William Barr, William Barr Defends Trump

DHS Might Classify Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction Because Everything Is Unbelievably Stupid Now

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security might classify fentanyl, a highly addictive pain reliever that’s at the center of American’s opioid epidemic, as a weapon of mass destruction, according to a leaked document obtained by military-focused news site Task & Purpose.Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Dhs, CBP, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Department of Homeland Security, Illegal Drugs, Fentanyl, President Trump, Opioid Crisis

President Trump Has Some Passive-Aggressive Branding Advice for Boeing

President Donald Trump this morning offered some branding advice for American aircraft manufacturer Boeing. And while the advice wasn’t necessarily bad, it was strangely passive-aggressive.Read more...
Tags: Science, Air Travel, Aircraft, Donald Trump, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, President Trump, Boeing 737 MAX 8, 737 MAX 8, 737 Max

"President Donald Trump's job approval rating increased relatively sharply over the past month to 45% in an April 1-9 Gallup poll, up from 39% in March."

"This marks the third time the 45th president has reached a 45% job approval rating in Gallup trends -- his highest in the series."This is Gallup's first measurement of presidential approval since special counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation into Russian attempts to sway the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Attorney General William Barr's synopsis of Mueller's findings reported no Russian involvement in the Trump campaign and insufficient evidence of obstruction of justic...
Tags: Law, Donald Trump, Polls, Trump, Gallup, Kim Jong, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Ann Althouse, President Trump, William Barr