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WATCH: Trump Impeachment Hearings, Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testify before House Intelligence

#ImpeachmentHearings have begun. Let loose the bowels of trumpian treason.

The House Intelligence Committee held its first open hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump today, Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Democrat and Republican lawmakers in congress heard testimony from William Taylor, Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and from Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent. ...

Trump says daughter Ivanka has created “created 14 million jobs”

Trump spoke at the Economic Club of New York today and surprised attendees with the good news that his daughter Ivanka has created "created 14 million jobs" in the United States. That's almost 10% of the US workforce. Thanks, Ivanka!

From The Intelligencer:

At a speech to the Economic Club of New York today, President Trump ...

Sycophant and former ambassador Nikki Haley struggles on the Today Show

This is perhaps not the best week for sycophants.

Nikki Haley picked the wrong month to release a book. She's getting roasted by *everyone*. I wonder if she thought this was going to be a softball interview. Because it was *not*. #tuesdaymorning

— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) November 12, ...

China has 500+ Uighur camps and prisons and is holding far more than one million, activists say

On Tuesday, advocates for human rights for China's Uighur minority said they have documented 500 camps and prisons in China run by the government to detain people identified as belonging to that targeted ethnic group.

The activists say that when you add up the number of detention facilities they've identified, it means China must ...

Trump policies result in 69,550 migrant children held in U.S. government custody over past year

We're number one. In the racist, eugenicist, genocidal theft of infants, toddlers, and tender-age children from undocumented and mostly indigenous migrants who are fleeing violence in Guatemala and other Central American failed states.

An Associated Press investigation found that America held a record number of kids in 2019. An estimated 69,550 migrant children were held ...

Venice is flooded right now and it looks miserable

Rising tides and rain in Venice are flooding the city, and hotels are giving guests knee-high rubber boots so they can slosh their way from one tourist attraction to another.

From Yahoo News:

The high water, known locally as “acqua alta”, was amusing for tourists and a nuisance for residents going about their business, but levels ...

Workers sue McDonald’s over McSexual Harassment

On Tuesday, McDonald’s Corporation was sued by a group of workers in the state of Michigan who say the global fast-food chain allows pervasive ****** harassment to run rampant at its restaurant locations.

The proposed class action lawsuit was filed in a Michigan state court, and charges McDonald’s with failing to have policies in place to ...

****** recognition tools shared by ‘Massive, secretive network of police departments’

At Medium's OneZero [@ozm], new reporting based on “thousands of pages of previously undisclosed emails” confirms “the existence of a massive, secretive network of police departments working together to share controversial ****** recognition tools.”

That's not good.

And here's what's worse.

"Officers on the listserv are encouraged to adopt a Fight Club-style directive that precludes group ...

New 5G vulnerabilities could put phone users at risk

Security researchers at Purdue and U. of Iowa confirm what many security experts have long feared: there are serious security weaknesses in 5G that undermine the promised security and privacy protections.

About a dozen vulnerabilities have been identified by the researchers, who report that the bugs can allow a bad guy to track your actual real-time ...