What an American Terrorist Looks Like

Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric.   “Invasion.” President Trump has used that very word about immigration at the southern border 19 times at rallies since he took office, according to a recent USA Today analysis. And six tweets between October 2018 and June 2019 use the word “invasion” that way. An arrest affidavit for 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, the man charged in the Aug. 3 mass shooting in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart that…

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Trump rolls out measures against documented immigrants

New hardline policy targets documented immigrants who apply for government benefits such as food and housing. US President Donald Trump‘s administration has rolled out another new hardline policy aimed at migrants, this time documented immigrants who apply for government benefits such as food and housing. The new policy was announced after a series of raids arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in food processing plants in Mississippi. Although the government said is will pursue employers who hire such workers, none of the employers in the Mississippi raids has been arrested or…

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Jeffrey Epstein’s victims to sue his estate for damages: Lawyers

At least two lawyers say they plan to sue 66-year-old alleged sex trafficker who allegedly hanged himself in jail. Lawyers in the United States representing victims of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein have said they will sue the well-connected financier’s estate for damages following his apparent suicide. Lawyer Lisa Bloom, who represents two of the victims, told Reuters news agency on Sunday she will soon file civil claims, which she said had been held off since federal prosecutors were pursuing sex trafficking charges against the 66-year-old accused. Another lawyer, Roberta…

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White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House calls on social media companies to help build technologies to ‘combat domestic terrorism’. The White House has called on social media companies to build technologies that could help curb the spread of violent ideologies online. The appeal was made during a meeting between officials from the White House and big social media companies on Friday. The gathering came days after President Trump laid blame on the internet and social media for providing places to “to radicalize disturbed minds”. His comments were triggered by two deadly mass shootings in the…

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American financier Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide

Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, accused of trafficking underage girls for sex, has killed himself in cell in a Manhattan prison. Two weeks ago the 66-year-old was placed on suicide watch after he was found unconscious in his cell after he was denied bail. Epstein was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls at homes in Florida and New York from 2002 to 2005. The FBI is opening an investigation into his death. Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.

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Lucifer’s Tom Ellis Says His Own Personal Hell Would Be “Opening The Door To The White House” – Jim Heath TV

It’s really no secret that Lucifer star Tom Ellis loathes Donald Trump, telling fans that the thought of meeting him would be his “personal hell.” And that’s a pretty big statement coming from the devil. A fan at the LUX convention in London earlier this year asked Ellis: “What would be your personal hell?” Without […] Source: Lucifer’s Tom Ellis Says His Own Personal Hell Would Be “Opening The Door To The White House” – Jim Heath TV

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Huawei unveils own operating system to compete with Android

Huawei said its HarmonyOS – or HongMeng – would ‘bring more harmony and convenience to the world’. Chinese telecom giant Huawei has unveiled its own operating system, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions. Richard Yu, head of Huawei’s consumer business, told the company’s annual developer conference in the southern city of Dongguan on Friday that the new system – called HarmonyOS or HongMeng in Chinese – would “bring more harmony and convenience to the world”. The highly-anticipated software is considered…

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Months after IPO, Uber’s quarterly loss tops $5bn

The ride-sharing company racked up 100 million customers by July, but for every dollar brought in, it lost roughly $1.65 Uber Technologies Inc., in its financial report Thursday, failed to surpass analysts’ expectations in the way its hometown rival did the day before, sparking a selloff in after-hours trading. Uber’s second-quarter adjusted sales fell short of estimates, and it posted an eye-watering $5.24 billion net loss. Most of that loss was attributed to stock-based compensation associated with the initial public offering in May, a routine expense for newly public companies. The adjusted…

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Divided Under Trump: The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy. Watch ‘Part 2: What does it mean to be American?’ above Watch ‘Part 1: Democrats vs Republicans’ below The United States seems more disunited than at any point in recent history – its politics so undermined by partisan divisions that consensus on almost anything is impossible to achieve. Toxic partisanship between Democrats and Republicans – the nation’s two main parties – has soared under President Donald Trump‘s administration – worsening since the…

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FedEx terminates ground delivery of Amazon packages in US

Shipping giant’s contract with the e-commerce behemoth not renewed, as it expires at the end of August. FedEx has been cutting ties with Amazon, as the Seattle-based online retailer is also a competitor in the logistics sector [Mike Blake/Reuters] FedEx Corp. is snipping another tie with Amazon.com Inc. as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an emailed statement. The decision quickens the company’s…

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PeerFly Shuts Doors: Says Affiliate Networks Are Dead – Pesach “Pace” Lattin

Really bad news: Affiliate Network PeerFly is shutting down after almost 10 years in business. They used to be a major sponsor of my blogs in the day, and we heavily promoted them. What makes the news really bad is this is the second network to close in recent days that has said the affiliate … Source: PeerFly Shuts Doors: Says Affiliate Networks Are Dead – Pesach “Pace” Lattin

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