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Facebook will try fighting ad discrimination with algorithms

Facebook will try fighting ad discrimination with algorithms The company said that it had worked in close collaboration with policymakers and civil rights leaders and gathered their feedback about ways to improve its enforcement while also ensuring that the advertising tools remain useful. Many support the company's new policies. WASHINGTON-Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following stat... [Full Article...]

Trump bashes media in speech to servicemembers

Trump bashes media in speech to servicemembers This violence must end and we must all work together to end it", President Trump said , also correctly adding that 60% of murder victims under the age of 22 are African-American. Surprisingly, the White House Monday evening did release a list . Earlier, the White House insisted that there are several instances of the media not reporting about terrorist incidents. [Full Article...]

Twitter Tumbles After Quarterly Revenue Misses Estimate

Twitter Tumbles After Quarterly Revenue Misses Estimate Twitter is now forecasting adjusted earnings to come in between 75 million United States dollars (£59 million) and 95 million USA dollars (£76 million) for the first quarter. "People that use Twitter get it, the world conceptually gets it, but your average potential user doesn't". Snap is being bold and pitching to investors as they are the next Facebook and they don't even want to be compared ... [Full Article...]

Mother's detention in Arizona immigration case sparks protests

In 2008, Garcia de Rayos was arrested while she was working at a water park, during a raid carried out by then-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio . It lost the case on appeal, but Arpaio disbanded the task force that conducted the raids. It stipulates that any undocumented immigrants convicted of a criminal offense get priority for deportation. [Full Article...]

USA pilots call on Trump to stop Norwegian's low-priced transatlantic flights

USA pilots call on Trump to stop Norwegian's low-priced transatlantic flights Foreign carriers such as Norwegian Air and Persian Gulf airlines like Emirates and Qatar Airways have all recently expanded global flights to several us airports. The U.S. dollar rose by more than 1 percent against the Japanese yen, gaining broadly on February 9 after President Donald Trump said he would soon reveal his tax plan, Reuters reported. [Full Article...]

Ornery Senate Republicans Just Handed Elizabeth Warren Her Campaign Slogan

Ornery Senate Republicans Just Handed Elizabeth Warren Her Campaign Slogan Civil rights advocates are urging against Sessions' confirmation as USA attorney general based on his record; the letter by King was recently made public. He accused her violating Senate Rule 19 on Tuesday night. For this, Warren earned her first warning, while the quote from King justified the second. [Full Article...]

John F. Kennedy's nephew launches bid for IL governor

Pat Quinn appointed Kennedy chairman of the board of trustees for the University of IL, a day after the death of Kennedy's uncle, MA U.S. Sen. Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of former President John F. Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar has announced she's seeking the nomination, as well as billionaire J.B. Pritzker. Rauner and Speaker of the House Michael Madigan have been locked in a bitter fight ov... [Full Article...]

Famed wirewalker avoids injury in Circus Sarasota accident, but 5 others hospitalized

The stunt, performed 25 feet in the air, was set to break a world record. Well-known performer and acrobat Nik Wallenda was on the wire at the time, but wasn't among the injured after the fall, WFLA reported . One performer lost balance, Reis said. "The show must go on", reiterated Reis. Firefighters responded to the call around 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Nothing was wrong with the rigging, acc... [Full Article...]

Justice Ginsburg: I'd Like to Change the Electoral College

She is also the oldest justice on the court and has survived pancreatic and colon cancer, creating anxiety among liberals about her health and the future of their causes if Trump gets an opportunity to replace her or any of the other liberal judges on the bench. [Full Article...]

Governor Tom Wolf Delivers his 2017-2018 Budget Address Today

Governor Tom Wolf Delivers his 2017-2018 Budget Address Today In his third budget address, Wolf said he wants to eliminate a series of sales tax exemptions, including exemptions on custom computer programming, design and data processing, commercial storage and airline purchases of catered food and non-alcoholic beverages served to passengers on flights. [Full Article...]

Kelly says he wishes order had been delayed

Kelly says he wishes order had been delayed A U.S. appeals court will hold a hearing on Tuesday on the order, which President Donald Trump's government is defending as a "lawful exercise" of presidential power and necessary to protect the country from terror attacks. The ban is now on hold as the Justice Department defends it in federal court. Along with other top officials, he needed guidance from the White House, which had not asked his ... [Full Article...]

Trump says ACA replacement may not come until 2018

Amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is commonly known as Obamacare, the fourth open-enrollment period closed at midnight Tuesday. Obamacare allows young people to stay on their parents' health insurance until their 26th birthday. "Now, because they can't refuse treatment options based on pre-existing conditions we're paying a tenth of what were paying before"... [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway referred to "Bowling Green massacre" before her infamous MSNBC interview

Kellyanne Conway referred to But Conway's conversation with Matthews on February 3 was not the first time she talked about the made up attack, according to Cosmopolitan . Conway later attempted to clarify her "mistake" in a tweet and said that she'd meant to reference an incident where two Iraqi men were charged and jailed for trying to send money and weapons to Iraq while we were engaged in war. [Full Article...]

Brindisi Speaks Out Against Confirmation Of Betsy DeVos

Brindisi Speaks Out Against Confirmation Of Betsy DeVos Patty Murray of Washington said Monday. This rallied the left and put Democrats in a pretty exciting position: in need of just one more Republican vote against DeVos to bring her down. Republicans can confirm them all , with or without Democratic support, so long as they remain united behind the nominees. Republicans then controlled the Senate 51-49, but a tie ensued when three Republicans ... [Full Article...]

'Dishonest' Media Has 'Their Reasons' Not To Report On Islamic Terror

Vogel", the president's remarks on rebuilding the military with major increases in defense spending were well received. So today we deliver a message in one very unified voice to these forces of death and destruction: America and its allies will defeat you. [Full Article...]

Gov. Greitens signs bill making Missouri 28th right-to-work state

That means IL is going to be surrounded by so-called right-to-work states. "But Greitens kept his promise made on the campaign trail to sign the bill into law". "Missouri is on a path that is risky to the well-being of working families and our neighborhoods as a whole, and for what?" The Missouri AFL-CIO on its website called the legislation a "rip-off" that amounted to government interference i... [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Says Trump's Travel Ban Is About Danger, Not Muslims

Rudy Giuliani Says Trump's Travel Ban Is About Danger, Not Muslims McCain and Graham would do well to remember that point. I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or goal of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the dut... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's first Palm Beach visit as president

Donald Trump's first Palm Beach visit as president Among the people spotted among the protesters by WPTV was Casey Anthony, the woman tried and acquitted of killing her daughter Caylee in Orlando. But Trump's weekend getaway is likely to incur similar expenses, and the president has said he intends to travel to the Florida estate regularly. [Full Article...]

Avalanches kill at least 67 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Five people are reported to have died from collapsed roofs there. Mohammad Aseem, governor of the northern province of Parwan, 16 people were killed and eight others were injured in avalanches in two districts. Back in 2015, some 300 people lost their lives after they were buried under avalanches across the Asian country, majority in the eastern mountainous province of Panjshir, north of the cap... [Full Article...]

Mayor of New Hope comes out as transgender

Mayor of New Hope comes out as transgender Jess Herbst , who was appointed mayor of New Hope in May a year ago after the previous mayor died, issued an open letter on the town's website , saying she wanted to reveal "something that has been with me since my earliest memories". I love my wife, and she loves me, we have no intention of change. The said bill is trying to make it a requirement for people to use the bathroom matching their "... [Full Article...]


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