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Another Chinese National Arrested Trying To Sneak Into Mar-A-Lago, Taking Weird Pics

Authorities arrested another Chinese woman at Mar-a-Lago Wednesday, making her the second national to be apprehended under suspicious conditions at President Donald Trump’s resort. The Florida resort notified law enforcement to report 56-year-old Jing Lu, according to the arrest report. She entered through the main gate, walked to Mar-a-Lago’s service driveway and entered the property, authorities said. She was captured ...

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Trump Campaign Says POTUS Raised More Than $5 Million On The Day Dems Voted To Impeach

President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign said Wednesday night that it raised over $5 million on the day House Democrats voted to impeach the president. The president “has raised over 5M dollars (still growing) today as Americans use their wallet to show support against @SpeakerPelosi’s impeachment hoax!” Brad Parscale, Trump’s campaign manager, wrote in a tweet following the vote. “Incredible fundraising ...

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Employee Says Google Fired Her For Notifying Colleagues About Their Labor Rights

A former Google employee is accusing the tech company of firing her for notifying her fellow colleagues about their right to organize. Kathryn Spiers said in a Medium post Tuesday that the Silicon Valley giant terminated her after she created a tool letting her fellow employees know about their rights. Google fired four employees in November for organizing, according to ...

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Nearly 30K Facebook Employees’s Bank Info Compromised After Thief Steals Hard Drives From Employee’s Car

A thief swiped a bag from a Facebook employee’s vehicle in November that contained private information of more that 30,000 of the tech company’s employees, Bloomberg reported Friday. The stolen hard drives included the bank account numbers and portions of employees’ social security numbers, among other highly private information, Facebook told staff members Friday, the report noted. The employee who ...

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Staffers Bail On Anti-Impeachment Democratic Lawmaker Who Switched Parties

Five staffers with Rep. Jeff Van Drew announced their resignation Sunday after the New Jersey Democrat switched parties amid his opposition to ousting President Donald Trump. “Sadly, Congressman Van Drew’s decision to join the ranks of the Republican Party led by Donald Trump does not align with the values we brought to this job when we joined this office,” they ...

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Al Gore Says Democratic Candidates Should Absolutely Run On AOC’s Green New Deal: Report

Former Vice President Al Gore believes the Green New Deal (GND) could be a winning issue for Democrats come 2020. The GND is a “broad brushstroke, bold proclamation, the details of which are designed to be filled in later,” Gore told Politico Friday. He believes Democratic candidates should use the legislation to help generate enthusiasm before next year’s election, Politico ...

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Here’s Twitter’s Plan To Create A World Where Censoring Conservatives Is Unnecessary

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey proposed a plan Wednesday night that could potentially make moderating the giant company’s enormous platform a relic of the past. The tech giant is spearheading a coalition of researchers to construct an open and decentralized network that would, if successful, make Twitter one of several clients for the standard. Dorsey, for his part, said the network ...

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Apple Has ‘Deep Concerns’ That Two Ex-Employees Accused Of Stealing Tech Plan To Flee

Apple is worried that two of the company’s ex-employees who were born in China and are accused of stealing trade secrets from the company could flee to their native countries before the trial. Prosecutors for Apple argued at a court hearing Monday that Xiaolang Zhang and Jizhong Chen are flight risks and should be monitored, Reuters reported. Zhang worked on ...

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Bezos Declares War On Trump After WH Officials Deny Amazon Mega Cloud Computing Contract

Amazon claimed in a legal complaint Monday that the company lost a $10 billion cloud-computing project because President Donald Trump wanted to deny its billionaire CEO a big government contract. Trump used “improper pressure” on the contract process to hurt Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, the legal complaint notes. The tech company was considered a front-runner to win the Joint Enterprise ...

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US Becomes A Net Fossil Fuel Exporter Under Trump Democrats Vow To Bludgeon U.S. Oil Producers

The United States notched the country’s first month of exporting more petroleum products than it imported, according to newly released federal data. The news comes as Democratic presidential candidates campaign on nixing fossil fuels. The U.S. exported roughly 89,000 barrels of fossil fuels per day during September, according to data the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released Nov. 29. That’s the ...

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Here’s What Zuckerberg Says He Talked To Trump About During His Secret White House Dinner

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked to CBS about reports suggesting he had a private dinner with President Donald Trump while the tech company discussed how to handle political ads. Zuckerberg talked to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King about his decision to exempt select political ads from fact checkers’ gavels even as other tech companies are clamping down on similar ...

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MSNBC’s Joy Reid Issues Major Correction After Confusing Recently Fired Trump Official With White Supremacist Richard Spencer

MSNBC host Joy Reid issued a correction Sunday morning after her show’s producers apparently confused white supremacist leader Richard Spencer for a recently fired White House official. “I want to make a quick correction. This is a pretty big correction,” Reid said after a segment discussing Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s move to fire former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer in November over ...

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More People Are Talking About Baby Yoda On Facebook Than Every Other Democratic POTUS Candidate

A Star Wars character is gobbling up social media interactions on Facebook and Twitter as the Democratic presidential candidates struggle to gain attention on social media, Axios reported Friday. Baby Yoda, a character from the Star Wars series “The Mandalorian,” is pulling in twice the amount of interactions as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, the report ...

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