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House majority leader calls for Twitter CEO to be grilled over ‘shadow banning’ of Republicans

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has requested a public hearing that would see Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifying on Twitter’s “filtering and censorship practices” that have “disproportionally” affected conservatives. In a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, McCarthy expressed his concerns over “revelations that some media companies are filtering the information that their users can see.” In ...

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Apple is worth over $1,000,000,000,000

It happened. Apple won the race to $ 1 trillion in market capitalization. Following this week’s earnings release, Apple shares (NASDAQ:AAPL) briefly traded at $ 207.05, which values the company sightly over $ 1 trillion based on the most recent share count of July 20. While the smartphone market is more or less saturated, Apple managed to increase its margins ...

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Philippines won’t stop buying Russian arms over US pressure – FM

The Philippines won’t stop purchasing weapons from Moscow, despite possible pressure from the US, the nation’s foreign minister has said in response to reports that Washington may introduce sanctions for arms deals with Russia. “I don’t think that we will give it up,” Alan Peter Cayetano said Thursday in Singapore at his meeting with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. “It will ...

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Burger King Russia facing probe over reports of unsolicited user data collection

Russia’s state internet watchdog says it will launch an investigation into the Burger King fast food franchise after customers complained about the company’s attempts to collect their personal data. “We have included Burger King into our inspections plan for the next year. All consumers’ complaints that did not fall under our responsibilities were forwarded to our colleagues from the agency ...

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'Twitter interfering in elections on Dems' side' – Republican candidate banned over Stalin gif

Austin Petersen, a Republican candidate in the Missouri Senate primaries who was banned from Twitter after posting one of the social network’s own images in an online debate, told RT that the site is a “threat to democracy.” “Twitter is directly interfering with the election in the state of Missouri at the behest of a Democratic Super PAC that is ...

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US sanctioning Turkish officials over detention of American pastor – White House

The officials targeted under the so-called Global Magnitsky Act are Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül and Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. The US Treasury is imposing sanctions against two cabinet-level Turkish officials over the continued detention of a US pastor by the Turkish authorities, the White House spokesperson said. Pastor Andrew ...

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Cult leader implicated in ritual beatings, brain damage & amputation arrested over passport ploy

A South Korean cult leader has been arrested after she allegedly confiscated the passports of 400 of her worshippers, subjected them to ritual beatings, and left them stranded in Fiji. Shin Ok-ju was arrested at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport, along with three other leaders of Grace Road Church, reports The Korean Times. Read more Shin’s worshippers started following her ...

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Coffin chaos: Outrage in Chinese province over ‘cremation only’ law (PHOTOS)

Coffins being smashed and locals lying in funerary boxes in an attempt to keep them – this is not some far-fetched horror, but a real-life drama unfolding in a Chinese province that is trying to enforce a ‘cremation only’ rule. The drastic measures were introduced in several counties in southeastern Jiangxi province earlier this year. By September 1, local authorities ...

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‘You’: Trump lawyer Giuliani triggers online funfest over three-letter tweet

Donald Trump’s lawyer and former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani, has sent out a one-word tweet, the word “You” – but it was enough to set off a wave of trolling and ridiculous explanations to the puzzling message. It was most likely a mistake by Giuliani or his staff, but there was no chance it would’ve gone unpunished by the twitterati, ...

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Belle Haven & Friendly Acres Over 13s Youth Club Newsletter

[Sponsor message] [Sponsor message] [Sponsor message] Hey KIDS! [Sponsor message] [Boztank pls insert ‘hey kids’ GIF here] [Sponsor message] Exciting News! First up: Exciting news! We’re going to be migrating the Club Newsletter to a new format from next month that will be delivered in person! In virtual reality! This means you’ll be able to feel like I’m sitting right ...

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