Saturday, January 20, 2018
To Criticize Duterte in Public, ‘Inhale Courage and Exhale Fear’ - The New York Times: The threats piled up as Jover Laurio skewered the Philippine leader in anonymity. Since being outed by the government, she has hired bodyguards but changed nothing else.
Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in Senate - The New York Times: Senators from both parties were scrambling for a new deal to reopen the government quickly, possibly just hours after the midnight deadline passed.
What on Earth does President Trump want? - The Washington Post: His malleable mind is what put the government on the brink of a shutdown.
Friday, January 19, 2018
Elizabeth Warren’s Native American problem goes beyond politics - The Boston Globe: There’s a political ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren: her enduring and undocumented claims of Native American ancestry.
Influenza might be spread simply by breathing, study finds - NBC News: Influenza virus might be spread simply by breathing, a new flu experiment shows. People might spread flu virus by coughing, sneezing and by breathing.
Trump’s first year: A damage assessment - The Washington Post: A Never-Trump conservative on how Trump is hurting his party, democracy and the world.
Supreme Court to Rule on Donald Trump's Latest Travel Ban | Time: The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban by residents of 6 countries.
Netflix's 'Rotten' Doc Series Tackles Corruption In The Food Industry: Green Matters is the leading lifestyle media company dedicated to making news and topics across sustainability and innovation accessible.
This site makes browsing Netflix simple again - CNET: Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.
Gfycat integrates user-generated GIFs on Tango, Messenger, and Viber | VentureBeat | undefined | Dean Takahashi
Gfycat integrates user-generated GIFs on Tango, Messenger, and Viber | VentureBeat | undefined | Dean Takahashi: I’m trilingual, or at least that’s what I’ve been telling everyone for the past couple of decades. The truth is that ever since I graduated high school, my French has all but completely deteriorated. My Polish is a bit better, but only because I still use it to communicate with my parents — it has also fallen by the wayside. Enter Gboard.
Paul Ryan is lying to you about the Children’s Health Insurance Program - Vox: Have you no decency?
Paramedics treat Sotomayor at her home and clear her to go to work - The Washington Post: A Supreme Court spokeswoman said the justice had symptoms from low blood sugar but is fine.
Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns Following Offensive Comments | HuffPost: "Go back to your Muslim shithole and go crap in your hands and bang little boys on Thursday nights," he once said.
Beyond Apple repatriation: 16 corporate giants have $1 trillion in cash: Apple says that it is already the largest U.S. taxpayer, and it said that a payment of that size ($38 billion) likely would be the largest of its kind ever made.
Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russia and China, Not Terrorism - The New York Times: The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.
For Russia the sweet taste of Trump's victory has turned sour - CNN: It didn't take long for Russia's high hopes about US President Donald Trump to fade and for the disillusionment to set in following Trump's inauguration.
The Latest: Indigenous leader lauds pope’s remarks on Amazon - The Washington Post: The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Peru (all times local):
CNN poll: DACA not worth a shutdown, except to Democrats - CNNPolitics: With hours to go before a midnight deadline for Congress to fund the government or shut it down, most Americans say avoiding a shutdown is more important than passing a bill to maintain the program allowing people brought to the US illegally as children to stay, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
Trump and Senators Scramble to Avoid Midnight Government Shutdown - The New York Times: Senate Democrats appear ready to block legislation to keep the government funded past midnight, gambling that President Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis.
Hamilton 68: Tracking Putin's Propaganda Push... To America: Hamilton 68: tracking Russian twitter account to better understand their influence in US politics.
Russian propaganda tracked in real time on new website - Business Insider: A website launched on Wednesday by a former FBI special agent-turned disinformation expert claims to track Russian propaganda in near-real time.
'Release the memo' campaign aided by Russia-linked Twitter accounts - Business Insider: Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations have begun promoting the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo.
Hackers are flooding the internet with more fake domain names. Here’s how you can protect yourself | PBS NewsHour
Hackers are flooding the internet with more fake domain names. Here’s how you can protect yourself | PBS NewsHour: Security systems are often unable to detect this problem before the hack occurs, according to a new report.
Ukraine crisis: Kiev defines Russia as 'aggressor' state - BBC News: Ukrainian MPs pass a law defining areas seized by separatists as temporarily occupied by Russia.
French police clash with striking guards at Europe’s largest prison | World news | The Guardian: Teargas fired to disperse strikers at Fleury-Mérogis jail on fourth day of nationwide protests
FCC admits mobile can’t replace home Internet, won’t lower speed standard | Ars Technica: Pai offers no data for claim that Title II repeal boosts broadband construction.