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Twitter Plans ‘HATE SPEECH’ Crackdown after Backlash from Upset Employees

Twitter Plans ‘HATE SPEECH’ Crackdown after Backlash from Upset Employees

PETER HASSON, Contributor Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday signaled a coming change to his company’s speech policies, following pressure from his own employees Some Twitter employees are unhappy that Twitter has yet to join Facebook, Spotify, Apple and YouTube in banning right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones Twitter is planning to accelerate a crackdown on […]

Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens Harassed by Protesters

Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens Harassed by Protesters

By BENNY JOHNSON, Reporter At Large Conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens were harassed by protesters at a Philadelphia coffee shop Monday morning. Kirk and Owens are best known for organizing thousands of conservative student activists with the group Turning Point USA, which Kirk founded. Footage shared by Owens Monday morning show a man […]

Twitter Suspends Candace Owens | Then Says It Was ‘An Error’ After Backlash

Twitter Suspends Candace Owens | Then Says It Was ‘An Error’ After Backlash

PETER HASSON, Contributor Twitter suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens on Sunday for imitating New York Times editorial board member Sarah Jeong’s anti-white tweets, but restored Owens’ account access following a backlash on social media. Owens, the communications director for conservative activist group Turning Points USA, on Saturday sent out a pair of tweets quoting Jeong’s anti-white […]

Man Sues McDonald’s After Heroin Substitute Ends Up In Diet Coke

Man Sues McDonald’s After Heroin Substitute Ends Up In Diet Coke

Steve Birr | Vice Reporter A man from Utah who alleges a McDonald’s employee spiked his diet Coke with a heroin substitute that caused a severe reaction is suing the fast-food giant. Emergency crews were called to a Salt Lake City McDonald’s in August 2016 after 33-year-old Trevor Walker lost feeling in his limbs and his […]

Cliven Bundy Vows to Fight DOJ Appeal of Dismissal in Standoff Trial Case

Cliven Bundy Vows to Fight DOJ Appeal of Dismissal in Standoff Trial Case

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter The Nevada rancher who led a standoff with the federal government nearly four years ago is vowing to fight the Department of Justice’s move to appeal a judge’s decision to dismiss an indictment against the man. Larry Klayman, legal counsel for Cliven Bundy, issued a statement on behalf of Bundy […]

Latino Groups Go to War With Facebook for Requiring ID to Buy Political Ads

Latino Groups Go to War With Facebook for Requiring ID to Buy Political Ads

By PETER HASSON & JOE SIMONSON  Facebook’s recent policy changes requiring proof of identity to purchase political ads is unfair to Latino immigrants, several progressive groups claimed Thursday. Facebook began requiring users to submit a government-issued ID and mailing address before purchasing any political ads in April as part of the company’s efforts to combat foreign meddling in […]

NASA Selects US Firms to Provide Commercial Suborbital Flight Services

NASA Selects US Firms to Provide Commercial Suborbital Flight Services

NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program has selected four companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable platforms that carry payloads near the boundary of space. The selection is part of NASA’s continuing effort to foster a viable market for American commercial reusable suborbital platforms that allow testing of new space technologies within Earth’s […]

Trump Vows Government Shutdown to Force for Border Wall

Trump Vows Government Shutdown to Force for Border Wall

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government if lawmakers do not fully fund his proposed border wall and enact his immigration priorities. I would be willing to “shut down” government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, which includes the Wall! Must […]

Minority-Led Hawaii GOP Rebuilds — And Sticks With President Trump

Minority-Led Hawaii GOP Rebuilds — And Sticks With President Trump

Joe Simonson | Media Reporter HONOLULU — The Los Angeles Times declared the Republican Party “almost extinct in Hawaii” in November 2017. Less than a year later, that claim isn’t holding up. In fact, the Hawaii GOP could be a blueprint for other state parties back on the mainland. Shortly after the LA Times’ declaration, locals […]

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

ROBERT DONACHIE, Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter The U.S. economy grew at the strongest rate in roughly four years in the second quarter of 2018, matching economists’ high growth expectations heading into Friday’s announcement. Gross domestic product — the total value of all final goods and services in the U.S. economy — grew at […]