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Sarah Sanders' photo with Kanye is illegal, DC ethics group says

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington called out Sarah Sanders for tweeting a photo with Kanye West when the rapper visited the White House, citing a 1939 law barring federal employees from getting too political. The nonprofit ethics watchdog claims Trump’s press secretary violated the Hatch Act, which prohibits executive branch employees from using government property to engage in ...

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Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 million users

Facebook has admitted that hackers accessed the data of 29 million users on the social network by using people’s friends lists to steal access tokens. The social network addressed the September attack on Friday, saying in a statement that it is cooperating with the FBI, which is “actively investigating.” Facebook added that the bureau has asked it not to discuss ...

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Amazon says wage hike ‘more than compensates’ for loss of bonuses

Last week, Amazon addressed growing backlash against unfair warehouse wages by announcing plans to raise its minimum wage to $ 15 an hour. The news was largely lauded as a positive step by critics including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who had helped push the company in that direction with strongly worded legislation. The move was still met with criticism by ...

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Jack Ma says US will ‘suffer more’ if it keeps trying to start Cold War with China

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma has warned that the US will “suffer more” if it continues its efforts to launch a Cold War against China in an attempt to neutralize the growth of the country’s economy. Speaking via video to the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Ma said he believed the US would fare worse in ...

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Russia says Golan Heights a matter for the UNSC, as Netanyahu wants Israeli claim recognized

Recognizing the illegally-annexed Golan Heights as part of Israel would be a violation of UN Security Council resolutions, Russia’s foreign minister has said, in an apparent rebuke to an appeal made by Israel’s prime minister. Read more Changing the status of the Golan Heights would be a “direct violation” of United Nations Security Council resolutions which dictate the international community’s ...

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Hillary Clinton says Bill's sex assault allegations are 'different,' and the accuser speaks up

Hillary Clinton got called out for hypocrisy after she argued that sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Bill Clinton, were different from those high-profile Republicans face, as they were thoroughly investigated. In an interview to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, former Democratic presidential nominee rejected parallels between allegations of sexual misconduct against her husband and the ones that have been leveled ...

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Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview ...

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Fit as fiddles: Populist MP says big companies should pay for staff exercise

A populist Russian lawmaker wants to expand a recent proposal to exempt gym fees and other payments for fitness with a law that would require big companies to offer free physical training to their staff. MP Dmitry Svishchev of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia addressed Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova in an open letter, saying that he learned from media ...

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‘Don’t fall for it!’ Anti-Kavanaugh protesters are paid professionals backed by Soros, Trump says

The “rude elevator screamers” protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court are “paid professionals” who are backed by George Soros, US President Donald Trump has tweeted. In the same tweet, the US president also encouraged his followers to “look at all of the professionally made identical signs. Paid for by Soros and others. These are not signs made in ...

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‘Prison helped me understand’: Man who shot 6 migrants in Italy says he’s got ‘no racial hatred’

A neo-nazi extremist who randomly shot six Africans in a rampage in an Italian town thinking it would avenge the brutal murder of a young woman, now faces 12 years in jail. Luca Traini told the court he was “wrong” and is “sorry.” Traini, who is now 29, spent the morning of February 3 cruising around the town of Macerata ...

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