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Facebook Suppresses Certain Media Outlets In Your Newsfeed. It Won’t Tell You Which Ones

  by Peter Hasson Within the span of eight days in January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced two different key changes to Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm that together have boosted a “trusted” minority of news outlets while suppressing their competitors. First, Facebook would slash news articles’ share of the newsfeed from five percent to four percent in the coming months, Zuckerberg said. Second, ...

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California Teacher Fired After Bashing Military ‘Dumbsh*ts’

  by Rob Shimshock A California school district fired a teacher on Tuesday following his viral rant where he called the military the “lowest of our low.” The El Rancho Unified School District voted unanimously to fire history teacher and Pico Rivera councilman Gregory Salcido, reported Fox News. “[Salcido’s] comments do not reflect what we stand for, who we are,” El ...

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Suspected Austin Package Bomber Is Dead

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  by Ryan Pickrell The suspected package bomber who ended the lives of two people, injured several others, and spread terror across Austin, Texas, for several weeks is finally dead, police revealed Wednesday. Authorities managed to track the 24-year-old suspect to a motel in Round Rock using surveillance footage and cell phone triangulation. As police closed in, the man attempted ...

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Border Patrol Agents Refuse To Turn Over Wanted Felons Because Of California’s Sanctuary Laws

  by Will Racke Border patrol agents are refusing to hand over illegal immigrants with felony warrants to police in California because they can’t be sure local authorities will return the criminal aliens to federal custody, according to a top border security official in San Diego. Rodney Scott, the chief patrol agent in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector, said ...

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‘Nails And Shrapnel’: Package Bomb Explodes In Texas FedEx Facility

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  by Thomas Phippen Another package bomb exploded in Texas early Tuesday morning, this time at a FedEx shipping hub near San Antonio, injuring at least one person. Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI responded after the detonation, responded to the scene along with local police and emergency crews, Click 2 Houston reports. ...

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Fourth Austin Explosion Sends Two Men To Hospital: Here’s What We Know

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  by Peter Hasson Yet another explosion in Austin Sunday night sent two men to the hospital. The two victims were both in their twenties and their injuries were not deemed life-threatening, Austin-Travis County EMS said. Nails were found in one of the victim’s legs, KVUE reported. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a press conference Sunday night that it was ...

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Rep. Schiff: The Firing Of Andrew McCabe May Have Been Justified

  by Amber Randall Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff said the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe on Friday could have been justified. Schiff, while on ABC News’ “The Week” on Sunday, explained that while there could be justifiable reasons for the administration firing McCabe, the action could also be “tainted.” WATCH: [email protected] tells @GStephanopoulos on McCabe’s firing: ...

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Two Million Americans Got Off Food Stamps In Trump’s First Year

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  by Michael Bastasch The number of food stamp dependent Americans hit a six-year low in President Donald Trump’s first year in office, reflecting an improving economy and falling unemployment, according to a U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA) report. An average of 42.2 million Americans participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program in 2017, which is an 11 percent ...

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‘Fake News:’ DOE’s Rick Perry Denies Reports He’s Considering Taking Over VA Spot

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  by Chris White Energy Department Chief Rick Perry said Wednesday he has no interest in becoming the next head of the Department of Veterans Affair despite reports suggesting otherwise. Perry rejected reports he’s being considered as a replacement for the agency’s Secretary David Shulkin, according to an Associated Press report. He called the speculation “fake news,” adding, “I am energy secretary from ...

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Report: FBI Recommends Firing Andrew McCabe

  by Chuck Ross The FBI is calling for former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to be fired McCabe came under scrutiny for his handling of the investigation into the Clinton Foundation Attorney General Jeff Sessions is likely to fire McCabe The FBI determined in an internal review that former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe should be terminated, according to a report from The ...

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Border Patrol Agent: Wall Makes It Easier For Us To Do Our Jobs

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  by Nick Givas Border Patrol Agent Terence Shigg said Wednesday on “Fox & Friends” that building a wall on the southern border would help lower the crime rate and make the U.S. safer. Shigg said he would invite skeptics to see how the border wall would work and is necessary. “I would invite them to come down to San Diego because, first ...

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House Intel Dems Release Russia Probe Wish List

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  by Chuck Ross Democrats on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence say they want to interview more than 30 witnesses and issue 15 subpoenas before shutting down the panel’s Russia investigation. The wish list was issued Tuesday in a 21-page status report in response to committee Republicans’ announcement on Monday that they are shutting down the investigation. Republicans announced that ...

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Americans Increasingly Approve Of The Way Trump Is Handling North Korea

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  by Ryan Pickrell Domestic support for President Donald Trump’s handling of North Korea is on the rise, according to a CBS News poll. As the president prepares for an unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un, 42 percent of Americans approve of the way Trump is dealing with North Korea. This figure is up from 34 percent in January. The ...

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California Coffee Shop Doubles Down On Refusing Service To Cops

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  by Anders Hagstrom A California coffee shop doubled down on its refusal to serve police officers, claiming cops threaten their “physical and emotional safety.” Hasta Muerte Coffee owners refused service to a Latino police sergeant March 8 and are now defending that decision despite growing outrage, KTVU reported. The shop is a worker-owned collective with a mural criticizing police shootings and ...

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After Grand Jury Testimony, Sam Nunberg Says He Doubts Mueller Probe Leads To Trump

  by Chuck Ross Sam Nunberg testified before Robert Mueller’s grand jury  The former Trump aide had threatened to defy Mueller’s subpoena by skipping the grand jury testimony He denied his emails contained damning revelations A former Trump aide who testified before special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury on Friday says he does not view the Russia probe as a “witch ...

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