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‘I don't speak English’ Taco Bell fires worker who didn’t take order from black woman (VIDEO)

First a Taco Bell employee was lost in translation as she was explaining to a woman that she doesn’t understand her ordering in English, now she lost her job. The customer complained the incident was racist as she’s black. “No hablo ingles,”(I don’t speak English) says a drive-through worker in a video posted by Alexandria Montgomery this week that went ...

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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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Iraqi protesters break into Russian Lukoil-managed facility, briefly take employees hostage

The protests that turned into riots in Iraq’s Basra have spilled out into the nearby oilfield, in which Russian oil giant Lukoil is a major stakeholder. Protesters stormed it and took two hostages, later freeing them unharmed. The crowd forced its way into a water treatment facility linked to the West Qurna-2 oilfield managed by Lukoil, a source within the ...

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Terrified moose drowns after snap-happy crowd converges to take pictures (PHOTOS)

An exhausted moose who had just crossed a Vermont lake drowned over the weekend after a group of people crowded around the animal to take pictures, scaring it back into the water. Local wildlife officials said the moose had just swam across Lake Champlain from New York to South Hero in Vermont on Saturday – a journey moose don’t often ...

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Instagram take aim at ‘bad actors’ in new verification update

People impersonating famous names through anonymously run Instagram accounts and other “bad actors” are being targeted by the Facebook-owned firm, which has launched an update to reveal more details about profile ownership. The update, which involves the rollout of an ‘About This Account’ tab and a new blue tick verification form, is aimed at ridding the online photo sharing network ...

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Trump calls out Google for ‘rigged’ search results, ‘illegal’ censorship, vows to take action

President Donald Trump has accused search giant Google of deliberately highlighting negative news about his administration, and “controlling what we can and cannot see.” Trump vowed that the situation “will be addressed.” “Google search results for ‘Trump News’ shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake New Media. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that almost ...

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‘Where do you think we live?’ Geraldo Rivera slammed for suggesting McCain widow take Senate seat

Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera is making waves after suggesting that John McCain’s widow be handed his now-vacant senate seat. His bizarre chain-of-succession idea sent the Twitterverse into meltdown. The avid Republican took to Twitter to share his brainwave, calling on Cindy McCain to be “appointed to fill Senate seat now vacated by [the] death of [her] hero husband,” – ...

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Facebook, Twitter take down ‘inauthentic Iran-linked’ accounts… but Russia takes the heat

Facebook and Twitter have reported successes in battling alleged information manipulation by Iran-linked accounts. However, an overexcited mainstream media eager to expose ‘Russian meddling’ did not hesitate to blame Moscow. “We’ve removed 652 Pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior that originated in Iran and targeted people across multiple internet services in the Middle East, Latin America, UK and ...

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‘Russia hacked the birds’: Social media mocks Swedish paranoia after birds take down fighter jet

News that a Swedish fighter jet crashed after colliding with a flock of birds has left some on social media joking about Russian involvement – Sweden’s go-to scapegoat for all unforeseen phenomena, real or imagined. A JAS Gripen fighter plane crashed on Tuesday near the town of Ronneby in southern Sweden, with the pilot reportedly ejecting safely from his aircraft. ...

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