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Soros Takes A Page Out Of Liz Warren’s Playbook, Says Facebook And Trump Are Conspiring To Win Reelection

Billionaire financier George Soros floated the possibility Thursday that President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are conspiring to get the president reelected. The tech titan has the ability to allow misinformation to spread widely on the platform, Soros said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He did not provide evidence supporting his theory — Soros is ...

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Judges Explain Why They Are Knocking Down Enviro Attempts To Sue Oil Companies Into Oblivion

Activist-led attempts to hold the government and oil companies responsible for climate change through the court system are hitting a brick wall as judges argue such efforts are unlikely to gain traction. A panel of judges knocked down a lawsuit on Jan. 17 in which a large group of young people sued the Trump administration for not doing more to ...

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9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Deals Brutal Blow To Teens Who Sued Trump Over Climate Change

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California ruled Friday that children do not have standing to sue the Trump administration and the federal government for not adequately addressing climate change. Climate policy comes under the purview of Congress and the president, not the court system, the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in a split decision. Attorneys for the teenagers ...

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California’s Privacy Law Makes it Easy for Thieves to Steal Personal Data

California’s privacy law giving customers the right to their personal data is based on a European law that inadvertently lets hackers gain widespread access to people’s credit card numbers and home addresses. The California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect Jan. 1 and effectively gives citizens the ability to obtain and delete whatever data companies have on them. It’s also ...

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Chuck Schumer Votes No On USMCA Because It Doesn’t Address Climate Change

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer voted against the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Thursday, citing concerns that the trade deal doesn’t adequately address global warming. “Despite the fact that it contains very good labor provisions, I am voting against USMCA because it doesn’t address climate change, the greatest threat facing the planet,” the New York senator said in a press statement ...

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Amazon Takes An Extraordinary Step To Stop Microsoft From Building Out Pentagon’s JEDI Deal

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Amazon filed a restraining order Monday to temporarily block Microsoft from building out a multi-billion dollar Pentagon project, a move that could potentially delay implementation of the program. The two tech behemoths crafted a proposed schedule to deal with the ongoing lawsuit, including Amazon’s court order, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Amazon is suing to overturn the Department of Defense’s decision to ...

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Biden Says Obama’s Nuclear Deal With Iran Was ‘Working’ Before Trump Pulled US Out

Former Vice President Joe Biden said during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran was working before voters elected President Donald Trump. “I was part of that deal to get the nuclear agreement with Iran, bringing together the rest of the world, including some of the folks who aren’t friendly to us, and it ...

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Apple Responds To Barr’s Criticisms, ‘Rejects’ Suggestion That It’s Not Helping DOJ With Gunman’s iPhones

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Apple is rejecting Attorney General William Barr’s assertion that the company has been unwilling to provide much assistance to the Justice Department’s effort to collect data from the Pensacola gunman’s iPhones. “We reject the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive assistance in the Pensacola investigation,” Apple noted in a lengthy statement Monday night to the Daily Caller News Foundation. ...

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Apple Refusing to Provide DOJ Encrypted Information from Pensacola Gunman’s iPhone

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Apple is refusing to provide Attorney General William Barr access to the two phones a gunman used before killing three sailors in Florida. Apple gave investigators materials from Second Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani’s iCloud account. Alshamrani is a Saudi who killed three sailors during a Dec. 6 shooting in Pensacola, FL. The tech company is refusing to assist the Justice ...

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Young Pelosi Disagrees With Old Pelosi On War Powers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump for killing Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, but she was singing a different tune during the Obama administration.   “You have a responsibility to consult with Congress,” the California representative said during a Jan.9 press conference responding to Trump’s airstrike targeting the Iranian military commander. Pelosi suggested in 2011 that former President Barack ...

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Climate Experts Suggest Trump Was Right When He Blamed California’s Wildfires On Land Management

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Climate experts are apparently backing President Donald Trump’s repeated arguments that California’s wildfires were a result of poor land management rather than climate change-driven, E&E reported Thursday. Roughly 75% of damage stemming from California’s wildfires was a result of “the way we manage lands and develop our landscape,” Scott Stephens, a professor of fire science at the University of California, ...

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Trump Is Completely Remaking A Law Enviros Often Use To Stymie Oil Pipeline Construction

President Donald Trump announced Thursday his plans to dramatically change an environmental law activist groups and their attorneys often use to wrap oil projects in years of bureaucratic red tape. Trump plans to exempt privately funded projects from undergoing environmental reviews, a significant change that would make building mines and pipelines much easier, The Washington Post reported. Energy producers are ...

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