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British Prime Minister announces resignation

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced she would stand down as the leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, triggering a party leadership race. She will remain Prime Minister until a replacement is chosen, probably in July.

The BBC:

In an emotional statement, she said she had done her best to deliver Brexit and it ...

What’s Steve Bannon up to? Stoking race war in Paris, hugging RT’s George Galloway in Kazakhstan

Lo, how the mighty have fallen.

Theresa May, yes, but also Steve Bannon.

Steve Bannon is in Almaty, Kazakhstan, today, just a few of days before the long-planned handover of power from President Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev to his hand-picked successor.

Here is Bannon, fresh off the plane from stoking race war in Paris and advising Boris Johnson on ...

Theresa May resigned and the internet wants the Downing Street sound engineer to replace her

05.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will resign on 7 June to make way for a new prime minister.  In a speech outside Downing Street, May said she had done her best to try to fulfil the 2016 EU referendum result, but that it was a "de... ...

Fake ‘*****’ Nancy Pelosi video goes viral, and it wasn’t even that hard to make

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Who needs deepfakes when you can just run a video at reduced speed? An edited clip of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make it look like she's slurring her words, is making the rounds online following a Wednesday discussion at a Center for Amer... ...

WikiLeaks’ Assange charged under the Espionage Act in a ‘major test case’ for press freedom

Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, has been charged with over a dozen additional charges by U.S. federal prosecutors, including under the controversial Espionage Act — a case that will likely test the rights of freedom of speech and expression under the First Amendment. Assange, 47, was arrested at the Ecuadorean embassy in London ...

Ivanka Trump was just given the Internet Freedom Award. LOL.

05.23.2019 · Posted in Internet Articles, Technology Articles

Ivanka Trump is now synonymous with internet freedom — at least according to a tech industry lobbying group boasting members like Uber, Google, Amazon, and Facebook.  The advisor to and daughter of the president was crowned Wednesday with ... ...

Catchy song contains a comprehensive list of all the ‘i words’ that describe Donald Trump

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Donald Trump is very inventive with the English language. And Wednesday was no different. During an impromptu press conference, Trump talked about a meeting in which House Democrats held a meeting to discuss something called "the i word". Nope, h... ...

Harriet Tubman won’t appear on the $20 until at least 2028, says Mnuchin

05.22.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The new and long-awaited $20 bill design featuring Harriet Tubman won't be rolling out until at least 2028, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The news dropped during a hearing on Wednesday in front of the House Financial Services Commit... ...

Here’s Trump’s weird graphic about Mueller on the lectern in the Rose Garden

“No Collusion No Obstruction.” Got it.

Graphic design is their passion. This totally accurate infographic looks so powerful and compelling, it could only have been Photoshopped by a Trump intern in WordPerfect 1.0.

Here’s the POTUS lectern in the Rose Garden from the speech in which Trump denied Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi's claims that he is ...