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News 2020-07-10T03:01:23Z
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Mary Trump's publisher has already shipped over 600,000 copies of her tell-all book

Simon & Schuster has distributed over half-a-million copies of "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man."
News 2020-07-10T02:36:13Z
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Trump says he'll wear a mask to Walter Reed Hospital

"If I'm with soldiers — I don't want to spread anything," Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity on Thursday. "A lot of it is you spreading, not them spreading."
Politics 2020-07-10T01:22:00Z
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Harvard, MIT, and Northeastern University are suing ICE to block its order forcing international students to leave the US if their course is online-only

The Trump administration announced Monday that students on courses that had been moved online could no longer stay in the US.
Tech 2020-07-09T22:58:00Z

An Uber-backed influence campaign against bike and scooter 'rider surveillance' lost the support of major privacy groups once they found out the company was involved

Communities Against Rider Surveillance, which Uber supports, is trying to influence the debate over how cities use shared bike and scooter data.
Premium Politics 2020-07-09T22:16:36Z

Trump promised to slash the size of the federal government. He's done the opposite.

The US government is now bigger than when President Trump took office. So much for his 2016 campaign promise to cut it 'so much, your head will spin.'
Premium Tech 2020-07-09T21:20:57Z

Google is gearing up for a summer of heated antitrust battles: Here's a guide to the various investigations and regulatory threats Google is facing

It's shaping up to be a big year of antitrust probes against Google. Here are the big investigations to know about, and the lawsuits they may bring.
Military & Defense 2020-07-09T19:43:42Z

Top general slams Confederacy as 'an act of treason' and says the country needs to take 'hard look' at bases honoring its leaders

The Confederacy "was an act of treason at the time against the Union, against the Stars and Stripes, against the US Constitution," Gen. Mark Milley said.
Politics 2020-07-09T19:24:00Z

Michael Cohen has been sent back to prison over refusing conditions of his house arrest, authorities say

The Bureau of Prisons told Business Insider in a statement that Cohen "refused the conditions of his home confinement," but did not elaborate.
Politics 2020-07-09T18:49:58Z

Democrats celebrate landmark Supreme Court rulings against Trump while Republicans say they're proof of a political conspiracy

Trump suffered two Supreme Court defeats regarding his financial records on Thursday, but both decisions also offered him opportunities to fight back.
Tech 2020-07-09T18:49:25Z

Early Facebook investor Roger McNamee wrote a pressing letter to Joe Biden urging him not to trust Silicon Valley on tech policy

Roger McNamee said that "today's leaders of Silicon Valley are part of the problem, not the solution" in a Wired op-ed.
Politics 2020-07-09T18:27:02Z

New Yorkers paint 'BLACK LIVES MATTER' in front of Trump Tower. The president has called the mural a 'symbol of hate' that would denigrate 'the luxury Avenue'

The new "Black Lives Matter" mural painted on the street in front of Trump Tower comes after Trump called it a "symbol of hate."

Fox News host refuses to listen to the Trump campaign's latest attack on Biden

"Whoah," the host said after a Trump spokesman claimed Biden "coaxed children up onto his porch during quarantine" and "children love his leg hair."
Opinion 2020-07-09T17:45:00Z

Stop pretending Facebook can fix Facebook

In the name of "free speech" Facebook has privileged and empowered anti-democratic, anti-social speech.
News 2020-07-09T17:43:03Z

The Justice Department plans to execute its first prisoners in 15 years

The Department of Justice plans to proceed with executions despite the coronavirus pandemic. Three men are scheduled to die next week.

The public may not see Trump's tax records before the 2020 election, despite the Supreme Court's landmark rulings against him

The Supreme Court overwhelmingly ruled that Trump is not above the law, but the public might not find out what he's trying to hide before November.
Markets 2020-07-09T16:50:17Z

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says the Trump administration supports a 2nd round of stimulus checks, adding it can be deposited into bank accounts 'very quickly'

"We can get that into hard-working Americans' bank accounts very, very quickly," Steven Mnuchin said in a CNBC interview.
Tech 2020-07-09T15:46:05Z

An ex-Facebook executive called Mark Zuckerberg's actions 'haphazard' and said Facebook should have acted more like Twitter in addressing Trump's posts

Facebook has taken a 'haphazard' approach to handling political speech, ex-security chief Alex Stamos told CNBC.
Politics 2020-07-09T15:29:55Z

Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch ruled against Trump in landmark cases about the president's taxes and financial records

Trump described the decision backed by both of his Supreme Court appointees as "a political prosecution," comparing it to the "Mueller Witch Hunt."
Science 2020-07-09T15:21:27Z

COVID-19 testing in the US is an 'abject failure' despite officials having months of warning, Harvard health expert says

Dr. Ashish Jha, Harvard's Global Health Institute director, said the federal government has failed to make testing a priority.
Politics 2020-07-09T14:58:07Z

Trump responds to blockbuster Supreme Court rulings on his tax returns, calling them a 'political prosecution' and 'not fair'

"This is all a political prosecution," Trump tweeted. "I won the Mueller Witch Hunt, and others, and now I have to keep fighting in a politically corrupt New York. Not fair to this Presidency or Administration!
Politics 2020-07-09T14:50:47Z

Supreme Court rules that a large portion of Eastern Oklahoma is Native American territory

In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled that much of Eastern Oklahoma is a Native American reservation for the purposes of prosecuting major crimes
Transportation 2020-07-09T14:43:26Z

Ford CEO dismisses employees' call for company to stop making, selling custom police vehicles and products

Ford claims it accounts for almost two-thirds of police vehicle sales in the US, and employees are raising their voice internally.
Politics 2020-07-09T14:21:55Z

Merkel says the coronavirus pandemic has exposed leaders who rely on 'fact-denying populism'

'We are seeing at the moment that the pandemic can't be fought with lies and disinformation, and neither can it be with hatred and agitation.'
Politics 2020-07-09T14:19:05Z

Supreme Court rules against Trump in 2 landmark cases about his taxes and financial records

The court ruled 7-2 against the president in two major cases involving his closely held finances and tax returns.

Biden releases $700 billion 'Buy American' plan that echoes Trump's economic nationalism

Democrats are pushing to restore supply chains in the US with tax incentives due to shortages exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
News 2020-07-09T14:06:00Z

How South Florida screwed up its best chance to avoid a surge of COVID-19 cases

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez promised to hire up to 1,000 people to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing.
Opinion 2020-07-09T12:28:00Z

We need to stop talking about 'life after the pandemic.' It's a distraction from our current fight to contain the virus.

Many articles are being published about what life after COVID-19 will look like, but we still have a long way to go.
Opinion 2020-07-09T12:05:00Z

The Harper's 'letter' proves we need to have a serious talk about free speech

Skeptics of free speech should clearly articulate what their vision of justice looks like in a world where they're the censor.
Politics 2020-07-09T11:23:14Z

Europeans say they want a ban on British tourists this summer because of the coronavirus

A survey found that 61% of Spaniards wanted tourists barred from entering the country from the UK this summer.
News 2020-07-09T11:16:20Z

The governor of Illinois says the White House forced states into a 'sick Hunger Games' trying to outbid each other for PPE

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker slammed the Trump administration at a virtual congressional hearing on the national response to the coronavirus Wednesday.
Politics 2020-07-09T11:13:02Z

A self-styled archbishop who got banned from YouTube has been charged with selling a toxic bleach as a COVID-19 cure

Mark Grenon and his three sons face federal charges after allegedly promoting toxic bleach as a "miracle cure-all" for illnesses including cancer.
Politics 2020-07-09T11:01:20Z

UK supermarkets promise to never sell chlorinated chicken in blow to a Brexit trade deal with Trump

Sainsbury's, The Co-op, and M&S joined Aldi and Waitrose in pledging to never stock chlorinated chicken and hormone-injected beef.
Politics 2020-07-09T10:08:41Z

Trump attacked Fauci's advice and boasted of ignoring government experts in his coronavirus response

President Donald Trump said the US was "in a good place" with the virus, a stark departure from Dr. Anthony Fauci's urgent pleas to change course.
News 2020-07-09T10:01:46Z

The man Trump is accused of paying to take his SAT exam died in 1999, but his widow denied that he would have helped cheat the system

Mary Trump, the president's niece, claimed in her book that her uncle paid a close friend, Joe Shapiro, to take the SAT for him.
News 2020-07-09T09:40:29Z

Brazilian journalists are suing Bolsonaro for taking off his mask near them as he announced he had COVID-19

President Jair Bolsonaro announced he tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. He insists he is "perfectly fine" and taking hydroxychloroquine.
Politics 2020-07-09T09:29:37Z

A wooden statue of Melania Trump in her native Slovenia was set on fire on the Fourth of July

The life-size wooden statue of Melania Trump stood near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, until it was attacked.
Politics 2020-07-09T07:43:30Z

Duterte says the Philippines won't fully reopen its economy, as a full reopen could put the country in 'deep s---'

In a televised broadcast Duterte said: We cannot afford really a total epidemic or pandemonium. We are poor, we cannot afford to gamble."
News 2020-07-09T06:31:33Z

Sweden's controversial anti-lockdown strategy resulted in a high death toll and no real economic gain, data shows

"They literally gained nothing," an economist told The New York Times. "It's a self-inflicted wound, and they have no economic gains."
News 2020-07-09T05:39:33Z

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says a negative COVID-19 test is 'not a passport to party'

The mayor warned people against socializing with others outside of their own household, pointing to an alarming rise in coronavirus cases.
News 2020-07-09T04:14:00Z

Here are all the countries considering citizenship, visa protections, or refugee status for Hong Kongers fleeing China's harsh new security law

China passed the new national-security legislation in Hong Kong this week. It offers a maximum sentence of life in prison to dissenters.
News 2020-07-09T03:59:45Z

Australia moves to suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong over the city's harsh new national security law

Australian joins a growing list of countries to take action to protect Hong Kong residents in response to the new national security law.
Politics 2020-07-09T03:40:11Z

'Thank you for your service': Democrats praise Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman's military tenure after he announces his retirement

"History will remember Lieutenant Colonel Vindman as an American patriot," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.
News 2020-07-09T03:35:52Z

The Mayor of Phoenix said she only found out the city was getting a 'significant' federal coronavirus testing site from a tweet

"I'm obviously deeply concerned about...the ability of our healthcare system to respond to this increase in cases," Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said.
News 2020-07-09T02:23:17Z

A top Tulsa health official said Trump's campaign rally 'more than likely contributed' to the county's surge in coronavirus cases

Oklahoma recorded its highest daily rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 858 infections detected in a 24-hour period.
News 2020-07-08T23:35:08Z

Former Fox News anchor Shep Smith will host weeknight CNBC newscast

Trump supporters favor Fox, while MSNBC and CNN are popular with his opponents. In CNBC, Smith found a clean slate without a political viewpoint.
Politics 2020-07-08T22:21:22Z

Trump is forcing the CDC to ease school reopening guidelines despite experts' warnings that kids will be super-spreaders

Public health experts warn that we don't know enough about how the virus impacts kids, but we do know schools could create "super-spreading" locations.
Premium Politics 2020-07-08T22:01:53Z

GOP insiders say the Trump campaign has decided to lean into culture war because it can't make attacks on Biden stick

President Trump's campaign sees a path to victory that involves both inciting and fighting a culture war in America, Insider has learned.
Military & Defense 2020-07-08T21:41:03Z

Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says America's biggest national security issue is the K-12 education system

The US needs an education system that informs students about the world around them, retired Navy Adm. William McRaven said.
Retail 2020-07-08T21:19:33Z

The CEO of a company that owns more than 100 Wendy's allegedly used $1 million in PPP loans on a new house in Montana, according to a lawsuit

A lawsuit claims that the CEO of a major Wendy's franchisee used $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans to fund a newly-purchased house.
Strategy 2020-07-08T20:28:00Z

Trump, lacking the authority to cut off school funding and continuing to urge a fall reopening, threatens to cut off school funding

About 90% of school funding is state-directed, but teachers have been asking for more federal funding so they can reopen safely.
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