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August 22 2018

05:39

@nowthisnews: '‘I can think of nothing more American.’ — Beto O'Rourke — the man taking on Ted Cruz — brilliantly explains why NFL players kneeling during the anthem is not disrespectful '

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@migueldeicaza: ‘I can think of nothing more American.’ — Beto O'Rourke — the man taking on Ted Cruz — brilliantly explains why NFL players kneeling during the anthem is not disrespectful pic.twitter.com/bEqOAYpxEL
@msuster on Twitter
@msuster: Hey @CKapernick7 - make sure to watch this AMAZING @BetoORourke response to your #TakeAKnee protest. #ImWithKap twitter.com/BettyBowers/st…
@NateWeiner on Twitter
@NateWeiner: A man says he’s frustrated with NFL players who take a knee, and asks @BetoORourke if he agrees that taking a knee is offensive? Hero’s short answer is no—but his long answer is one I can’t imagine any American red or blue can disagree with. Wow. pic.twitter.com/71oGUy7gMf
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@jason_pontin: This is really quite well done. twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
@tomcoates on Twitter
@tomcoates: ‘I can think of nothing more American.’ — Beto O'Rourke — the man taking on Ted Cruz — brilliantly explains why NFL players kneeling during the anthem is not disrespectful pic.twitter.com/bEqOAYpxEL
@mehdirhasan on Twitter
@mehdirhasan: I’d like to consider myself a pretty good judge of public speakers and this video just blew me away. Phenomenal oratory and eloquence and passion from @BetoORourke who is running for the Senate against Ted Cruz in Texas. If only more Democrats could speak like this to the voters. twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
@rklau on Twitter
@rklau: A man says he’s frustrated with NFL players who take a knee, and asks @BetoORourke if he agrees that taking a knee is offensive? Hero’s short answer is no—but his long answer is one I can’t imagine any American red or blue can disagree with. Wow. pic.twitter.com/71oGUy7gMf
@PatrickRuffini on Twitter
@PatrickRuffini: Cc Texas voters This NowThis site seems to be a video press release service for Dem candidate du jour twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
@dens on Twitter
@dens: I can not wait to have *real leaders* leading this country again. There feels like there’s a such a huge void of this type of calm, logical, thoughtful speech in most things right now. twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
@ambermac on Twitter
@ambermac: ‘I can think of nothing more American.’ — Beto O'Rourke — the man taking on Ted Cruz — brilliantly explains why NFL players kneeling during the anthem is not disrespectful pic.twitter.com/bEqOAYpxEL
@danpfeiffer on Twitter
@danpfeiffer: Watch this twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
05:39

@inyoungk: 'Page One '

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@clairecm: Page One pic.twitter.com/2DGBxm0GuT
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@stevenbjohnson: This one's a keeper. twitter.com/inyoungk/statu…
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@adambly: Page One pic.twitter.com/2DGBxm0GuT
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@nichcarlson: Well when you put it like that twitter.com/inyoungk/statu…
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@Sulliview: Page One pic.twitter.com/2DGBxm0GuT
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@dabeard: The @nytimes front page: twitter.com/inyoungk/statu…
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@onthemedia: Page One pic.twitter.com/2DGBxm0GuT
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@davidfolkenflik: Page One pic.twitter.com/2DGBxm0GuT
05:39

@washingtonpost: '@danbalz And here is the front page of tomorrow's @washingtonpost: '

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@washingtonpost: @danbalz And here is the front page of tomorrow's @washingtonpost: pic.twitter.com/sDmg1WVFlI
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@jbenton: @danbalz And here is the front page of tomorrow's @washingtonpost: pic.twitter.com/sDmg1WVFlI
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@Sulliview: One for the books twitter.com/washingtonpost…
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@mlcalderone: @danbalz And here is the front page of tomorrow's @washingtonpost: pic.twitter.com/sDmg1WVFlI
@Fahrenthold on Twitter
@Fahrenthold: 6-column headline tomorrow. twitter.com/washingtonpost…
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@pbump: @danbalz And here is the front page of tomorrow's @washingtonpost: pic.twitter.com/sDmg1WVFlI
05:39

A One-Two Punch Puts Trump Back on His Heels

nytimes.com - By MARK LANDLER, MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MAGGIE HABERMAN
The conviction of Paul Manafort and guilty plea by Michael D. Cohen could open fissures among Republicans on Capitol Hill and expose President Trump to the possibility of impeachment.
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@nytimes: Inside the West Wing, President Trump's aides said privately that they were having trouble assessing how devastating Tuesday’s legal events might be nyti.ms/2w4rPxT
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@nytimes: GOP strategists and Trump allies expect impeachment to be central in next 11 weeks before midterms after Cohen plea nyti.ms/2nWLxHt?smid=n…
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@memeorandum: A One-Two Punch Puts Trump Back on His Heels (New York Times) nytimes.com/2018/08/21/us/… memeorandum.com/180821/p159#a1…
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@blakehounshell on Twitter
@blakehounshell: Trump was chipper this AM. By earlier afternoon, as reports of a plea deal started to emerge, Trump became snappish toward West Wing aides. nyti.ms/2nWLxHt?smid=n…
@maggieNYT on Twitter
@maggieNYT: Trump was chipper this AM. By earlier afternoon, as reports of a plea deal started to emerge, Trump became snappish toward West Wing aides. nyti.ms/2nWLxHt?smid=n…
@maggieNYT on Twitter
@maggieNYT: GOP strategists and Trump allies expect impeachment to be central in next 11 weeks before midterms after Cohen plea nyti.ms/2nWLxHt?smid=n…
05:39

With the Manafort Convictions and Cohen Plea, President Trump Has Been Implicated in a Criminal Conspiracy | The New Yorker

Adam Davidson on the guilty pleas of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, and how their trials implicate Donald Trump in a criminal conspiracy to influence the 2016 election and mislead the American public.
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@memeorandum: With the Manafort Convictions and Cohen Plea, President Trump Has Been Implicated in a Criminal Conspiracy (@adamdavidson / New Yorker) newyorker.com/news-desk/swam… memeorandum.com/180821/p162#a1…
@NewYorker on Twitter
@NewYorker: Were he not President, Donald Trump, himself, would almost certainly be facing charges. This news came in what must be considered the most damaging single hour of a deeply troubled Presidency. nyer.cm/euLPqza
@NewYorker on Twitter
@NewYorker: The question can no longer be whether President Donald Trump and those closest to him broke the law; the question now becomes far narrower and, for Trump, more troubling. nyer.cm/8hkPmZZ
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@zeldman on Twitter
@zeldman: “The crimes were not unravelled by brilliant detective work. All it took was law-enforcement officials looking.” With the Manafort Convictions and Cohen Plea, President Trump Has Been Implicated in a Criminal Conspiracy newyorker.com/news-desk/swam…
@adamdavidson on Twitter
@adamdavidson: The question can no longer be whether the President and those closest to him broke the law; the question now becomes far narrower and, for Trump, far more dangerous politically. @adamdavidson newyorker.com/news-desk/swam…
@adamdavidson on Twitter
@adamdavidson: The biggest day, yet, in the crisis presidency. newyorker.com/news-desk/swam…
05:39

Stranger than fiction: Journalists marvel at a day almost hard to believe

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@cnni: "Sometimes news trickles out. And other times, like Tuesday, it hits like a flash flood," writes CNN's @brianstelter cnn.it/2wmv5V0
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@CNN: "Sometimes news trickles out. And other times, like Tuesday, it hits like a flash flood," writes CNN's @brianstelter cnn.it/2Bzdjnc
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@brianstelter: "Sometimes news trickles out. And other times, like Tuesday, it hits like a flash flood," writes CNN's @brianstelter cnn.it/2Bzdjnc
@brianstelter on Twitter
@brianstelter: Finally getting a break from my post-Manafort verdict live shots to read up on everything else. As @brianstelter⁩ summarizes: What a day. money.cnn.com/2018/08/21/med…
@CNNMoney on Twitter
@CNNMoney: Sometimes news trickles out. And other times, like Tuesday, it hits like a flash flood, writes CNN's @brianstelter cnnmon.ie/2wpyGSf
@brianstelter on Twitter
@brianstelter: Sometimes news trickles out. And other times, like Tuesday, it hits like a flash flood... money.cnn.com/2018/08/21/med…
05:39

After two convictions, pressure mounts on Trump - The Washington Post

washingtonpost.com - Dan Balz
Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort face prison as Mueller investigation continues on its path.
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@memeorandum: After two convictions, pressure mounts on Trump (@danbalz / Washington Post) washingtonpost.com/politics/after… memeorandum.com/180821/p157#a1…
@washingtonpost on Twitter
@washingtonpost: Of today, The Post's chief correspondent @DanBalz writes: "Everything that happened in a pair of courtrooms hundreds of miles apart strengthened the hand of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and weakened that of the president of the United States." wapo.st/2MNeDae
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@brianstelter on Twitter
@brianstelter: Of today, The Post's chief correspondent @DanBalz writes: "Everything that happened in a pair of courtrooms hundreds of miles apart strengthened the hand of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and weakened that of the president of the United States." wapo.st/2MNeDae
@Fahrenthold on Twitter
@Fahrenthold: "This was a day when truth overran tweets, when facts overwhelmed bald assertions." @danbalz sums it up right there. washingtonpost.com/politics/after…
05:39

Facebook May Have Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Shows

nytimes.com - By AMANDA TAUB and MAX FISHER
Towns where people use Facebook more also had more attacks on refugees, building on suspicions that the platform makes users more prone to violence.
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@anildash: Higher Facebook usage correlates with a greater threat to refugees. twitter.com/ocasio2018/sta…
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@tom_peters on Twitter
@tom_peters: What if Facebook’s effects are broader and more pernicious than hate speech or fake news? What if it scrambles the way entire communities determine right-or-wrong? What if it could be linked, by hard empirical data, to a national epidemic of violence? nytimes.com/2018/08/21/wor…
@tom_peters on Twitter
@tom_peters: I hope you will make time for our story today: nytimes.com/2018/08/21/wor… pic.twitter.com/I9moH26iOk
@mathewi on Twitter
@mathewi: This research suggests that Facebook specifically drove 1/10th of anti-refugee violence in Germany, after accounting for a bunch of other factors. Didn't correlate with general web use, just Facebook: nytimes.com/2018/08/21/wor…
@tristanharris on Twitter
@tristanharris: This research suggests that Facebook specifically drove 1/10th of anti-refugee violence in Germany, after accounting for a bunch of other factors. Didn't correlate with general web use, just Facebook: nytimes.com/2018/08/21/wor…
@CodyBrown on Twitter
@CodyBrown: "Wherever per-person Facebook use rose to one standard deviation above the national average, attacks on refugees increased by about 50 percent." nytimes.com/2018/08/21/wor…
05:39

Subscribe to read | Financial Times

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@ft: Foreign investors step up efforts to shed Italian bonds on.ft.com/2wi8FEg
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@fteconomics: Foreign investors step up efforts to shed Italian bonds on.ft.com/2BuGxU0
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@FinancialTimes: Foreign investors step up efforts to shed Italian bonds on.ft.com/2wa7zeD
05:39

@sahilkapur: 'Michael Cohen has information about the president for Robert Mueller, his lawyer Lanny Davis just told @Maddow on MSNBC. Quoting Davis in full: '

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@flyosity on Twitter
@flyosity: Michael Cohen has information about the president for Robert Mueller, his lawyer Lanny Davis just told @Maddow on MSNBC. Quoting Davis in full: pic.twitter.com/TQYH0oSFEe
@BoingBoing on Twitter
@BoingBoing: ‘Computer crime of hacking.’ Cohen lawyer dangles red meat for Mueller on @maddow twitter.com/sahilkapur/sta…
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@Xeni: ‘Computer crime of hacking.’ Cohen lawyer dangles red meat for Mueller on @maddow twitter.com/sahilkapur/sta…
05:39

Cannabis stocks soar to new highs

Canadian cannabis stocks Cronos and Tilray are surging after announcing plans to sell legal marijuana in Canada. The investment by Corona owner Constellation Brands in fellow cannabis company Canopy Growth is helping too.
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@cnni: Cannabis stocks soar to new highs cnn.it/2w2zeh9 pic.twitter.com/dubF5PybaY
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@CNN: Cannabis stocks soar to new highs cnn.it/2w2ze0D pic.twitter.com/r8uys66Ini
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@CNNMoney on Twitter
@CNNMoney: Cannabis stocks have been soaring since the maker of Corona beer boosted its investment in a Canadian cannabis company by $4 billion cnnmon.ie/2Byqyo5 pic.twitter.com/dPaaLUbELq
05:39

@FoxNews: '.@AlanDersh: "Every candidate violates the election laws when they run for president...here they're trying to elevate this into an impeachable offense or a felony against the president." #Tucker '

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@JuddLegum on Twitter
@JuddLegum: Seriously, what candidate HASN'T committed a felony by conspiring with the National Enquirer to spend 150K of illegal corporate cash to silence a woman? Name one! twitter.com/FoxNews/status…
@dangillmor on Twitter
@dangillmor: After all, what candidate hasn't directed his lawyer to buy silence from a woman he was having an affair with just days after his wife gave birth, and then use campaign funds to repay the hush money? twitter.com/FoxNews/status…
@brianstelter on Twitter
@brianstelter: This is a new “defense” twitter.com/foxnews/status…
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@PreetBharara: This is a new “defense” twitter.com/foxnews/status…
@FoxNews on Twitter
@FoxNews: .@AlanDersh: "Every candidate violates the election laws when they run for president...here they're trying to elevate this into an impeachable offense or a felony against the president." #Tucker pic.twitter.com/PT87wHBn9f
03:05

Taking Down More Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior | Facebook Newsroom

Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram. Some of this activity originated in Iran, and some originated in Russia. These were distinct campaigns and we have not identified any link or coordination between them. However, they used similar tactics by creating networks of accounts to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing. We ban this kind of behavior because we want people to be able to trust the conne.  show all text
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@memeorandum: Taking Down More Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior (Facebook) newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m… memeorandum.com/180821/p140#a1…
@mediagazer on Twitter
@mediagazer: Facebook says it removed 652 Pages, groups, and accounts on Facebook and Instagram from Iran and others in Russia for coordinated inauthentic behavior (Facebook) newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m… mediagazer.com/180821/p21#a18…
@usatodaytech on Twitter
@usatodaytech: Facebook said it removed 652 pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated in Iran and targeted people across multiple Internet services. Story coming from @usatodaytech newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m…
@Techmeme on Twitter
@Techmeme: Facebook says it removed 652 Pages, groups and accounts that originated in Iran for coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram (Facebook) newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m… techmeme.com/180821/p36#a18…
@CNET on Twitter
@CNET: Breaking: Facebook announces more than 650 Pages, groups and accounts removed for "coordinated inauthentic behavior" originating partially in Iran and Russia. bit.ly/2BA9DSc pic.twitter.com/PTf6hVyX79
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@Facebook: An update on our fight against coordinated inauthentic behavior: newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m…
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@codinghorror: “Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior” .. Orwell would be so proud newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m…
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@zeynep: “Some of this activity originated in Iran, and some originated in Russia.” twitter.com/facebook/statu…
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@BenedictEvans: An update on our fight against coordinated inauthentic behavior: newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/08/m…
03:05

Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire | Ars Technica

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Enlarge / A firefighter battling the Medocino Complex fire on August 7, 2018 near Lodoga, California. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan ) Verizon Wireless' throttling of a fire department that uses its data services has been submitted as evidence in a lawsuit that seeks to reinstate federal net neutrality rules. "County Fire has experienced throttling by its ISP, Verizon," Santa Clara County Fire Chief Anthony Bowden wrote in a declaration. "This throttling has had a significant impact o..  show all text
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@arstechnica: Verizon admits that it shouldn't have continued throttling the Santa Clara fire department while it was fighting wildfires arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20… pic.twitter.com/D5SESoBqw6
@newsyc100 on Twitter
@newsyc100: Verizon throttled fire departments unlimited data during Calif. wildfire bit.ly/2Ldxcjj (bit.ly/2LdxbMh)
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@eff: ISPs claim they offer 'unlimited data,' then set a limit after which they throttle your connection — even if you're the fire department fighting wildfires arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…
@kimmaicutler on Twitter
@kimmaicutler: Verizon was throttling a fire department’s Internet access as it was trying to coordinate emergency response to a live fire??? twitter.com/s_m_i/status/1…
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@kimmaicutler: Verizon was throttling a fire department’s Internet access as it was trying to coordinate emergency response to a live fire??? twitter.com/s_m_i/status/1…
@LaurenGoode on Twitter
@LaurenGoode: Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during California wildfire. ""This throttling has had a significant impact on our ability to provide emergency services." arstechnica.com/?post_type=pos…
@peterpham on Twitter
@peterpham: Broken or missing compass. arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…
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@scottsantens: Verizon throttled a fire department’s “unlimited” data during California wildfire arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…
03:05

Facebook finds disinformation campaigns run from Russia and Iran

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@cnnbrk: Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it says were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign. Some originated in Iran and Russia. cnn.it/2w31YX9 pic.twitter.com/OsP0EVnrVd
@cnni on Twitter
@cnni: Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it says were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign. Some of the pages originated in Iran and Russia cnn.it/2wcZbdk pic.twitter.com/berM0LpbnQ
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@CNN: Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it says were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign. Some of the pages originated in Iran and Russia cnn.it/2MFjB8Z pic.twitter.com/h8V4zEQ8kJ
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@CNNMoney: Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it says were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign. Some of the pages originated in Iran and Russia. cnnmon.ie/2PuuQjt pic.twitter.com/Olv6WEgibh
03:05

Duncan Hunter and his wife indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses - CNNPolitics

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@cnnbrk: Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife were indicted on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records cnn.it/2wgMhv0 pic.twitter.com/fUE4i9nAl9
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@CNN: JUST IN: Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, indicted on charges related to the misuse of campaign funds cnn.it/2MJm827 pic.twitter.com/9m7BnV0D9G
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@LouiseMensch: Say.... I wonder how @DannyTarkanian @MrsT106 are feeling tonight? Our #Patribotics reporting: patribotics.blog/2018/02/25/put… twitter.com/Acosta/status/…
@PreetBharara on Twitter
@PreetBharara: This shouldn’t be lost in tonight’s news avalanche twitter.com/acosta/status/…
@danpfeiffer on Twitter
@danpfeiffer: Not a great day for the self-proclaimed "Law and Order Party" cnn.it/2wpkOaD
03:05

Trump adviser Larry Kudlow hosted publisher of white nationalists at his home - The Washington Post

washingtonpost.com - Robert Costa
Peter Brimelow, who has promoted white nationalists, was a recent guest at the home of President Trump’s top economic adviser. Kudlow said he ‘totally’ disagrees with Brimelow’s views.
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@paulkrugman: There are a lot of conservative economists -- plus "economists" like Kudlow -- who are running cover for Trump policies, and imagine they can avoid association with the racism. Sorry, it's all connected, and the taint will follow you all your days washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
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@ErikWemple on Twitter
@ErikWemple: NEWS: Trump adviser Larry Kudlow hosted publisher of white nationalists at his home wapo.st/2Lg8RJq
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@joshtpm: trump so bad even his wall streeters are white nationalists twitter.com/costareports/s…
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@harrisj: Area man says he had no idea the friend he’s known for decades and who has been “coming to my dinner parties for years” is one of America’s most prominent white supremacists washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
@jbenton on Twitter
@jbenton: Area man says he had no idea the friend he’s known for decades and who has been “coming to my dinner parties for years” is one of America’s most prominent white supremacists washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
@nycjim on Twitter
@nycjim: In other news...Trump adviser Larry Kudlow hosted publisher of white nationalists at his home. washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
03:05

Facebook Identifies New Influence Operations Spanning Globe

nytimes.com - By SHEERA FRENKEL and NICHOLAS FANDOS
The social network removed hundreds of fake accounts and pages targeting people in different countries and regions that originated in Iran and Russia.
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@nytimes: Breaking News: Facebook took down 652 accounts and pages after finding a new influence campaign ahead of the midterms. It far exceeds the one found last month nyti.ms/2wgQY86
@nytimes on Twitter
@nytimes: And our story is out! Facebook announcing a much bigger take down of accounts, pages and groups taking part in influence operations. nytimes.com/2018/08/21/tec…
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@tristanharris on Twitter
@tristanharris: Further evidence that foreign adversaries are actively using social media to divide Americans and undermine our democratic institutions. twitter.com/Evan_Rosenfeld…
@harrisj on Twitter
@harrisj: Facebook Identifies New Political Influence Operation Ahead of Midterm Elections nyti.ms/2By74Qr
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@DanPatterson: Facebook Identifies New Political Influence Operation Ahead of Midterm Elections nyti.ms/2By74Qr via @NYTimes
@CharlesMBlow on Twitter
@CharlesMBlow: Another reason that I no longer use Facebook. I post my columns there (because that’s how some of my readers find it) and that’s it! nyti.ms/2By74Qr?smid=n…
03:05

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen, in guilty plea, says made payments at candidate's direction | Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty in New York on Tuesday to campaign finance violations and other charges, saying he made payments to influence the 2016 election at the direction of a candidate for federal office.
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@Reuters: Michael Cohen walks out of federal court after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations, saying he made payments to influence the election at the direction of a candidate for federal office. Read more: reut.rs/2N3CiAb pic.twitter.com/osiSqMhHju
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@Reuters: BREAKING: Michael Cohen's lawyer says Cohen testified under oath that Trump directed him to commit a crime reut.rs/2BvnE3B pic.twitter.com/AAwCS146xu
@Reuters on Twitter
@Reuters: UPDATE: Government's charges against Cohen contain 'no allegation of any wrongdoing against the president' - Trump attorney Giuliani reut.rs/2wfbt55
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@NormOrnstein on Twitter
@NormOrnstein: I've been skeptical about the wisdom and merit of impeachment. Cohen's guilty plea changes that. The president is clearly guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors. He should resign his office or be impeached and removed from office. twitter.com/Reuters/status…
@Revkin on Twitter
@Revkin: I've been skeptical about the wisdom and merit of impeachment. Cohen's guilty plea changes that. The president is clearly guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors. He should resign his office or be impeached and removed from office. twitter.com/Reuters/status…
@kurteichenwald on Twitter
@kurteichenwald: I've been skeptical about the wisdom and merit of impeachment. Cohen's guilty plea changes that. The president is clearly guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors. He should resign his office or be impeached and removed from office. twitter.com/Reuters/status…
@jaketapper on Twitter
@jaketapper: I've been skeptical about the wisdom and merit of impeachment. Cohen's guilty plea changes that. The president is clearly guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors. He should resign his office or be impeached and removed from office. twitter.com/Reuters/status…
03:05

@oneunderscore__: 'The Qanon narrative no longer makes sense after today's verdict and plea deal, and the community is trying to come to grips with it. '

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@tristanharris on Twitter
@tristanharris: In general, failed prophesies do not disperse such communities. It quickly turns into "dinasour bones are there to test you!" ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ twitter.com/oneunderscore_…
@charlesarthur on Twitter
@charlesarthur: “Reporter, dystopia beat”. Welcome to it, Ben. twitter.com/oneunderscore_…
@mmasnick on Twitter
@mmasnick: Oh boy. This is just the best. twitter.com/oneunderscore_…
@harrisj on Twitter
@harrisj: The Qanon narrative no longer makes sense after today's verdict and plea deal, and the community is trying to come to grips with it. pic.twitter.com/qlwoQaQBUn
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@zeynep: In general, failed prophesies do not disperse such communities. It quickly turns into "dinasour bones are there to test you!" ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ twitter.com/oneunderscore_…
@chrislhayes on Twitter
@chrislhayes: The Qanon narrative no longer makes sense after today's verdict and plea deal, and the community is trying to come to grips with it. pic.twitter.com/qlwoQaQBUn
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