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Number of Muslims running for public office hits record high since 9/11 – report

There has been a surge in the number of Muslim-Americans launching their bids for national and statewide offices, analysts say, crediting the Trump administration’s policies with sparking the moment. The primary season ahead of the November midterm elections is in full swing, and it has already broken some records. AP reported, citing Jetpac, a non-profit company assisting Muslim-American candidates, that ...

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Are immigrant detention centers in US making a killing since Trump took office? – RT's Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into reports that facilities that hold immigrant families in Texas have seen their stock price almost double since Trump was elected in 2016. Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser also discuss corporate flight from Britain as the country prepares for Brexit and the economic disaster that will follow. In the second part of the show, Keiser interviews ...

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Twitter’s efforts to suspend fake accounts have doubled since last year

Bots, your days of tweeting politically divisive nonsense might be numbered. The Washington Post reported Friday that in the last few months Twitter has aggressively suspended accounts in an effort to stem the spread of disinformation running rampant on its platform. The Washington Post reports that Twitter suspended as many as 70 million accounts between May and June of this ...

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Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

Google has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some sexist things in a memo that went viral. He got fired and then sued Google for firing him. That lawsuit, however, was shot down by the National ...

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A year of earthquakes in 1 month: Hawaii stricken by 12,000 tremblers since eruption

An astonishing 12,000 earthquakes have been recorded in Hawaii since the island nation’s Kilauea volcano erupted in early May. Explosive activity at the shield volcano on the country’s Big Island has had a dramatic impact on the surrounding landscape. Fiery fountains on the volcano continue to spew matter up to 80 meters into the air. Meanwhile, huge fissures have opened ...

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Douglas Fears named Trump’s homeland security adviser, taking seat vacant since Bolton’s ascent

Rear Admiral Douglas Fears has been named the new homeland security and counterterrorism adviser to the US president, filling the seat left vacant since his predecessor resigned shortly after John Bolton’s appointment. “Doug Fears brings more than three decades of experience across a range of vital homeland security areas including counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and disaster response to the NSC,” White House ...

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iOS App Store has seen over 170B downloads, over $130B in revenue since July 2010

The App Store has seen over 170 billion downloads over the past decade, totaling over $ 130 billion in consumer spend. This data was shared this morning by app intelligence firm App Annie, which is marking the App Store’s 10th Anniversary with a look back on the store’s growth and the larger trends it’s seen. These figures aren’t the full ...

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iOS App Store has seen over 170B downloads, over $130B in revenue since July 2010

The App Store has seen over 170 billion downloads over the past decade, totaling over $ 130 billion in consumer spend. This data was shared this morning by app intelligence firm App Annie, which is marking the App Store’s 10th Anniversary with a look back on the store’s growth and the larger trends it’s seen. These figures aren’t the full ...

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Oil tops $80 for first time since 2014 amid Iran export fears

Crude oil has surged to its highest value in three-and-a-half years with investors concerned about supplies from Iran, which is facing the re-imposition of sanctions from the United States. Read more Brent was trading around the $ 80 per barrel, while the US WTI jumped above $ 72. Thursday’s jump came after the publication of the Goldman Sachs report, which ...

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West tried to prevent Putin’s re-election as president since 2011 – senators

The Russian Commission for State Sovereignty Protection has found that Western nations already sought to oust Vladimir Putin from power in 2011, long before the beginning of the ongoing political crisis. “People in Washington and other capitals understood very well that in accordance with the Russian Constitution and tradition, the main battle for control over Russia always takes place in ...

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