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Mark Zuckerberg meets Donald Trump at White House

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's “please don't regulate us too much” charm offensive stopped off in Washington, DC today, where Zuck met with Donald Trump and various members of Congress.

The meeting Zuckerberg and Trump had on Thursday at the White House was said to be 'constructive,' at least from Facebook's perspective, whatever that means.

From reporters

Video surfaces of Canadian Prime Minister in blackface

A day after a photo emerged of Justin Trudeau in brownface, as an Aladdin-esque genie at a 2001 party, the other shoe dropped: video of him fully blacked-up in a minstrel wig. The video dates from the 1990s.

CBC News:

The video was shot in the early 1990s, however it’s not clear where it takes ...

Former Prime Minister admits Queen interfered in politics at his behest

The Palace is displeased. In an interview, former U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says that he asked the Queen to "raise an eyebrow" in the run-up to the Scottish Independence vote when it looked likely they would leave the union. She did as she was told, and so did they.

Just as the first rule ...

Stephen Colbert uses perfect Hot Wheels parody to mock Trump’s stance on emissions

09.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

As Stephen Colbert has demonstrated many times before, sometimes a simple parody gets the point across best. In the firing line today? The Trump administration's decision to revoke California's federal waiver on car emissions under the Clean Air ... ...

SmartNews’ latest news discovery feature shows articles to users from across the political spectrum

Even before the 2016 election, political polarization was increasing, with Americans so entrenched in the news sources they rely on that the Pew Research Center said “liberals and conservatives inhabit different worlds.” Now SmartNews, the news aggregation app that recently hit unicorn funding status, wants to give users a way to step out of their ...

Governor Cuomo bans the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

09.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking action against electronic cigarettes. On Saturday, the New York governor announced an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in-state. Gov. Cuomo tweeted the news and noted that St... ...