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Facebook Voids Accounts Targeting Moldovan Election

Facebook said on Thursday it had disrupted an attempt to influence voters in Moldova, increasing concerns that EU elections in May could be prey to malign activity. Employees of the Moldovan government were linked to some of the activity, the California-based social media company said. Authorities in Chisnau, capital of the tiny former Soviet ...

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Obama Quietly Gives Advice to 2020 Democrats, but No Endorsement

Former President Barack Obama has been counseling Democratic candidates on how to win the White House in 2020. But he has no plans to pick a favorite.

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Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud

A West Virginia woman who grabbed national headlines in 2016 for calling then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape" has pleaded guilty to embezzling ...

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Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud

A West Virginia woman who grabbed national headlines in 2016 for calling then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape" has pleaded guilty to embezzling ...

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Philadelphia Mulls Supervised Injections to Cut Drug Deaths

For nearly two decades, Vancouver, the epicenter of Canada's increasingly deadly drug epidemic, has embraced an initiative that was once dismissed as ...

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Woman who wrote racist 'ape' post about Michelle Obama defrauded FEMA $18K, report finds

Pamela Taylor admitted to illegally taking FEMA benefits in 2016. The same year, a Pamela Taylor also made headlines for a racist Facebook post.        

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Black Panther's trailblazing costume designer aims to empower others

Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film Black Panther, Carter believes she can "knock ...

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Barack Obama reportedly set for role with NBA-backed African basketball league

"Glad to see this expansion into Africa because for a rising continent, this can be about a lot more than what happens on the court," the former president said.

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Barack Obama reportedly set for role with NBA-backed African basketball league

"Glad to see this expansion into Africa because for a rising continent, this can be about a lot more than what happens on the court," the former ...

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Trump: US Trade Talks with China Making 'Big Progress'

President Donald Trump said Sunday "big progress" is being made in U.S. trade talks with China on what he calls "so many different fronts." "Our ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry May Send Their Child to an American School

Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry forgo royal tradition when it comes to the education of their future child? The pregnant Duchess of Sussex and the Duke of Sussex are said to be...

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From the picket line to the charter school: The path union members should walk

The recent L.A. teachers’ strike highlighted the existential fight over the future of education.

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Obama to play a role in new NBA-backed league in Africa

The NBA and FIBA announced they plan to launch the Basketball Africa League

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Leftwing Democrats steal the 2020 spotlight but can centrists fight back?

Many Democratic contenders have touted their progressive credentials – which some say leaves the center lane openIt was a tale of two presidential launches. Related: Democrats' coveted 2020 prize? An endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez Continue ...

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Pan African Festival Connects African Diaspora Through the Arts

More than 100 artisans and 170 films from around the world are being showcased at the 27th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival in Los ...

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NBA, FIBA launching 12-team league in Africa; Barack Obama to have hands-on role

The league is scheduled for launch in January of 2020 and will be the NBA’s first collaboration to run a pro sports league outside of North ...

NY Times /
White House Memo: The War That Wasn’t: Trump Claims Obama Was Ready to Strike North Korea

President Trump has been telling audiences that President Barack Obama had been on the verge of war, a situation that Mr. Obama’s former aides say is entirely fiction.

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5 favorite books of US presidents

Barack Obama said reading allowed him to "slow down and get perspective."

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Why vegan seafood products are having a moment

Seafood is a staple of diets in this country and around the world, but getting it is problematic. Overfishing is a serious issue in our oceans and fish farms bring a host of health and environmental hazards. Now, some innovative food companies are finding success with a creative substitute for seafood: fish filets and other products made entirely ...

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Why vegan seafood products are having a moment

Seafood is a staple of diets in this country and around the world, but getting it is problematic. Overfishing is a serious issue in our oceans and ...

The Guardian /
Trump's emergency declaration is unconstitutional – ask his lawyers | Lloyd Green

When Obama wielded executive power, Jay Sekulow and Noel Francisco cried tyrannyA shutdown averted, a constitutional crisis born. On Friday, Donald ...

NY Times /
Some Republicans Were Against Executive Power on Immigration. Now They Aren’t.

President Trump declared a national emergency to unlock funds for a border wall that he couldn’t get from Congress. Those Republicans supporting the ...

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Senate inquiry to probe Russian agent's meetings with Treasury, Fed

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has launched an inquiry into meetings in 2015 between top Obama administration officials, a Russian central banker ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Presidents and Guardrails

Obama’s abuses are no justification for Trump’s emergency order.

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Trump: Obama told me that he was 'close to starting a big war with North Korea'

"I don't want to speak for him, but I believe he would've gone to war with North Korea. I think he was ready to go to war. In fact he told me he was so close to starting a big war with North Korea," Trump said of Obama.

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Trump declares emergency for border wall, House panel launches probe

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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