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Report Highlights The Crazy Lengths Hackers Took To Hack US Utilities

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Russian hackers went to shocking and elaborate lengths to wriggle their way into the United States’ electrical grid, according to a Wall Street Journal report Friday that detailed a slew of new hacking techniques. Hackers targeted government contractors connected to a public utility company in Oregon to access the country’s electric grid, the report notes. Some of the contractors were ...

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US Nemesis Huawei Faces Scrutiny After Poland Charges One Of Its Execs With Espionage

Polish authorities arrested and charged a Huawei executive and former Polish government official with espionage, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The arrest deals a brutal blow to the Chinese company. News of the arrest comes amid speculation that Beijing is using Huawei to spy on U.S. companies as they build out the world’s next generation of mobile-telecom networks. The ...

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Megadonor Tom Steyer Decides Not To Run Against Trump In 2020

Billionaire Tom Steyer announced Wednesday that he will not run against President Donald Trump in 2020, The New York Times reported Wednesday. His decision to bow out ends several months of speculation about the former hedge fund manager’s intentions. He made the announcement during a stop in Des Moines, Iowa, a trip designed to tout his list of “5 rights,” ...

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Another Facebook Page Backed By Billionaire Dem Behind Alabama False Flag Under Investigation

Facebook is investigating whether an organization that billionaire and Democratic moneyman Reid Hoffman backed during the midterms violated the Silicon Valley company’s policies, The Washington Post reported Monday. Facebook’s investigation targets News for Democracy, whose Facebook ads were viewed millions of times during the 2018 midterm elections, the report notes, citing an analysis by New York University. This is the second ...

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The NYT Bought Facebook Ads Encouraging Users To Delete Their Accounts

Facebook executives are angry at The New York Times for what they believe is unfair reporting about the company, NBC reported Friday, according to sources. The news comes as the paper is getting dinged for posting advertisements on Facebook telling users how to delete the platform. The NYT ads give Facebook users a step-by-step guide on how to slowly pull ...

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Here Are The Obama-Era Officials Allegedly Behind The Alabama False Flag Campaign

Two Obama-era officials were instrumental in the false flag operation in Alabama ahead of the special election in 2017  One of the Obama-era officials behind the misinformation campaign in Alabama finally opens up about his group’s role in the caper  Two  of the people involved in the social media misinformation campaign in Alabama are denying their roles in the operation, ...

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Macron’s Tough Stance On Yellow Vests Backfires Badly As Riots Engulf France

French President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to get tough on citizens protesting his government appears to have backfired as members of the yellow vest movement take to Paris’ streets. Nearly 50,000 protesters trampled Sunday through towns and cities dotting France, including Paris, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Rennes and Marseille. Street marches began peacefully enough in Paris but soon degenerated into a maelstrom of ...

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Steyer Dumps More Cash Into Impeach Movement As Dems Jump On Board

Billionaire Tom Steyer is dumping more money into his campaign to oust President Donald Trump as incoming Democratic lawmakers consider jumping on board the movement to impeach the president. Steyer is plowing another $6 million into what some Democratic leaders worry is an ill-fated attempt to impeach the president, The Daily Beast reported Friday. Some liberal progressive lawmakers are warming to ...

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Blue Dog Dems Get Antsy As House Progressives Push The Green New Deal

Blue-dog Democratic lawmakers are wincing as the leaders of their party continue adopting measures that some believe could be perceived as anti-business in states dominated by Republicans. Democrats are haggling over how far to push climate change policies at a time when President Donald Trump is dominating American politics. Liberals are wanting to push the envelope, but moderate Democrats are ...

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Google Bans Rumsfeld’s Winston Churchill Card Game Because It Shows A Cigar

Google suspended a popular game named after former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill because the game included an image of cigars, according to a Facebook post from the game’s creators. “After going back and forth with Google, we have discovered the issue of Churchill Solitaire’s suspension,” the game’s creators noted in a Thursday post. “Referencing our app icon of Churchill ...

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China First Country To Land Craft On Dark Side Of The Moon

China landed a space module on the dark side of the moon Thursday, marking a major achievement for the communist country’s space program. It also comes as tensions between the U.S. and China heat up. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe made a soft-landing and transmitted the first-ever “close range” image of the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration ...

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Apple Blames China’s Floundering Economy For Recent Dwindling Holiday Revenue

Apple issued a rare earnings warning Wednesday after the iPhone makers claimed China’s recent economic downturn caused the company’s revenue stream to dip lower than expected over the Christmas holiday. CEO Tim Cook blamed slow iPhone sales over the holiday on China’s recent economic downturn. Most of the unforeseen drop in sales revenue is a result of economic deceleration in ...

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Tesla’s Stock Takes A Big Hit As The Company Deals With Losing Federal Tax Credits

Tesla’s vehicle deliveries fall well short of Wall Street analysts’ expectations as the Silicon Valley automaker wrestles with the realization that its federal tax credits are quickly running out. Tesla disappointed investors Wednesday after announcing that it delivered 90,700 vehicles during the fourth quarter, more than 2,000 vehicles short of what Wall Street analysts expected. The company cut prices on ...

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Thousands Of French Police Prepare As Yellow Vest Activists Storm Paris

More than 100,000 French police are preparing for New Year’s Eve in Paris as the government tries to prevent the yellow vest movement from hijacking what is considered a major tourist event. Demonstrations are being organized on Facebook where nearly 9,000 people have indicated they plan to attend and cause a ruckus. The movement was created in November through a ...

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Donnelly: Dems Need To Lay Off Left Wing Politics

Sen. Joe Donnelly said Saturday morning that Democrats need to avoid lurching to the left or risk alienating middle America. He’s the second outgoing Democratic lawmaker to issue such warning. Medicare-for-all and other traditionally left-wing ideas are too politically poisonous to sell in red states, the Indiana senator told CNN in a sit-down interview. Democrats need to do a better ...

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