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ICE to foreign students: If you’re just taking online classes, you can’t stay in the U.S.

07.06.2020 · Posted in Other Articles, Technology Articles

The coronavirus pandemic has made education hard enough with the abrupt shift to online learning that schools, teachers, and students have had to suddenly make these past few months. Now, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would like to make th... ...

Bird says it didn’t apply for a PPP loan. The government’s response is…confusing.

07.06.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

A trove of juicy financial data just became public, but it could have some major errors. The Small Business Administration released a massive spreadsheet listing the companies that received a forgivable loan of $150,000 or more as a component of the ... ...

Kanye West claims he’s running for president and Elon Musk is playing along

07.05.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kanye West has announced he's running for president. As if this Fourth of July wasn't already cursed enough. As scattered fireworks celebrations were beginning across crowdless cities on the East Coast Saturday night, Kanye West, the controversial ra... ...

Trump “America First” Eagle design looks like the **** parteiadler emblem

America First was a protectionist movement in the early 20th century whose name ultimately became the slogan of those opposed to fighting the Nazis. Revived by the Trump campaign in 2016, its antisemitic associations galvanized supporters while alarming wavering Republicans; his use of the phrase was a key moment in the forming of the "Never ...

Britain offers citizenship to 3 million Hong Kong residents after China crackdown

The UK today promised citizenship to 3 million people in Hong Kong, a day after the city was effectively annexed by China. A former British colony established in the 1840s, Hong Kong was returned to Chinese administration in 1997 on the condition that it remain autonomous and democratic for fifty years.

About 350,000 ...

Carl Bernstein: Trump ‘delusional’ & danger to national security — McMaster, Tillerson, Bolton, Mattis, Kelly

Quite the scoop at CNN.com from Carl Bernstein, yes, the Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, with a 109-word one sentence lede. One wonders why none of the president's ex-men bothered to do anything about their revelation that Trump is unfit for office, beyond cashing in with speaking engagements and books.

He pandered to enemies and strongmen ...

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana law that would’ve drastically restricted abortion

06.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a law that would restrict abortion in Louisiana.  The 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo declared the law, passed in 2014, unconstitutional. The Center for Reproductive Rights, the nonprofit l... ...

Supreme Court strikes down abortion restrictions in 5-4 ruling

The Supreme Court today struck down Louisiana's restrictions on abortion, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the liberals to form a 5-4 majority. Roberts wrote that the case is nearly identical to one decided recently that struck down Texas's restrictions. Though he dissented in that case, stare decisis.

Breyer writes ...

Joe Biden would require face masks in public against coronavirus

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday if he is elected president, he will require Americans to wear masks in public to fight coronavirus.

From the Washington Post:

In an interview with KDKA, the CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh, the presumptive Democratic nominee said he would attempt to leverage federal power to ...