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Trump ‘fishing for election dirt’ in Ukraine bad, Trump hit by election dirt from Ukraine… forget?

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President Donald Trump is being roasted for “pressuring” Ukraine to get dirt on Joe Biden over past meddling sins. Did the same people cry murder when Trump’s aide Paul Manafort was torpedoed by the ‘black ledger’ leak from Kiev? This week dedicated Russiagaters had a short yet intensive thrill ride, after it was revealed that Read More

Hong Kong protesters vandalize train station, hurl firebombs as police deploy tear gas to stop riot

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Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters, who vandalized a train station, erected barricades and started fires, in the latest anti-Beijing demonstration there this weekend. The Chinese city is enduring its 16th consecutive week of street protests, which initially were aimed at blocking a controversial extradition law but which have continued long after Read More

California and 23 other states sue Trump administration over vehicle emissions change

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Pittsburgh — The state of California filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a decision Thursday by US President Donald Trump’s administration to revoke the state’s tailpipe waiver under the Clean Air Act in favor of setting a national standard for vehicle emissions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy. Trump posted a photo with Zuckerberg on Twitter and called their session a “nice meeting” in the Oval Read More

‘Why does YouTube do dumb things?’: Checkmark overhaul leaves creators FURIOUS

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YouTube has stripped all of its channels of automatic verification. From now on the platform will decide who to verify with a checkmark – and who to ignore. The move has content creators livid. Unlike Twitter’s policy of assigning the coveted blue checkmark to users who prove their identity, YouTube has automatically verified any channel Read More

Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: ‘Wake up’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: “Wake up.” Wrapping up a six-day visit to Washington, D.C., the 16-year-old Thunberg rallied a room full of Democratic lawmakers and activists, urging them to follow scientific warnings and push Read More

Trump and California go to war over clean cars

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers. In a morning flurry of tweets, Read More

Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next. HIGHLIGHTS: ** Fed cuts target interest rate 25 Read More

Instant view: Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next. HIGHLIGHTS: ** Fed cuts target interest rate 25 Read More