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Murdoch heir rumored to be in line for Tesla chair, Musk denies in 4:20 tweet

James Murdoch, outgoing 21st Century Fox CEO and heir to the Murdoch media empire, was reported to be the favorite to replace Elon Musk as chairman of Tesla. Musk has denied the report on Twitter, saying “This is incorrect.” Musk was required to step down last month as chairman of the electric car company he founded, as part of a ...

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Instagram denies it’s building Regramming. Here’s why it’d be a disaster

Instagram tells me Regramming, or the ability to instantly repost someone else’s feed post to your followers like a retweet, is “not happening”, not being built, and not being tested. And that’s good news for all Instagrammers. The denial comes after it initially issued a “no comment” to The Verge’s Casey Newton, who published that he’d seen screenshots of a ...

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China denies meddling in US mid-term elections

Published time: 19 Sep, 2018 08:02 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2018 08:38 Beijing doesn’t interfere in other nations’ internal affairs, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, rebuffing President Donald Trump’s earlier tweet accusing China of meddling in US elections. The spokesperson, Geng Shuang, voiced China’s position while talking to reporters on Wednesday. A day earlier, Trump wrote on Twitter that ...

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Wikileaks denies Assange sought Russian visa amid sex misconduct allegations

WikiLeaks has denied claims that its founder Julian Assange sought a Russian visa in 2010 amid sexual misconduct allegations. A report, published by Associated Press (AP) as an exclusive based on leaked WikiLeaks documents, alleges that Assange wrote to the Russian consulate in London to give an associate of his permission to facilitate the visa process for him. “I, Julian ...

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Pence denies authoring NYT op-ed, offers to take lie detector test to prove it

US Vice President Mike Pence says he would take a lie detector test “in a heartbeat” to prove that he did not pen the notorious New York Times op-ed that sent Washington, DC into a frenzy. Pence remained adamant in an interview on Fox News Sunday that he was not the senior government official behind the editorial which claimed there ...

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Film star Gerard Depardieu denies claims he assaulted & raped 22yo actress

French-Russian film star Gerard Depardieu “absolutely denies” accusations of sexually assaulting a young woman, his lawyers said after a 22-year-old French actress filed a complaint, which then surfaced in the local media. The complaint against Depardieu, 69, was filed with the Paris prosecutor’s office on Monday. It accused the actor of sexual abuse on two occasions, August 6 and August ...

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Google denies Trump’s claim that it did not promote his State of the Union address

Google is pushing back against a claim by Donald Trump that the search engine stopped promoting State of the Union livestreams on its homepage after his presidency began. Trump’s claim came in the from of a tweeted video, which was still pinned to the top of his profile when this post was published at 9:30 PM PST, Aug. 29, 2018, ...

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford denies issuing directive to stop staff using the term ‘climate change’

Leaked emails asking civil servants to stop using the term “climate change” on social media have landed Doug Ford in hot water as Ontario reels from a spike in forest fires. The premier’s office calls the emails “false.” Emails published on the Toronto-based blogTO show messages sent by Ontario Parks Social Media Coordinator Anne MacLachlan and Ministry of Natural Resources ...

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Senate wants to know about Cohen’s ‘Trump evidence’ as his lawyer denies ‘mixed up’ Russia claims

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said his committee is interested in Michael Cohen’s alleged evidence on President Trump. However, recent comments by Cohen’s lawyer have cast doubt over such ‘evidence.’ Michael Cohen, Trump’s one-time ‘fixer’ and attorney was convicted on eight counts of campaign finance violations, tax fraud, and bank fraud in a plea deal with prosecutors reached earlier ...

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Judge denies media request to publish names of Manafort jurors

As a Virginia jury continues deliberations in the tax evasion trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, the judge said he received threats over the case and refused media demands to reveal the jurors’ identities. A motion by AP, BuzzFeed, CNN, NBC, the New York Times, Politico and the Washington Post asked US District Judge T.S. Ellis III to ...

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