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British politician wants to sleep over at your house. He’ll bring a box of chocolates and a sleeping bag.

02.11.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

London mayoral candidate Rory Stewart is asking people to invite him over for sleepovers in a bid to better understand Londoners' "concerns and ideas."  Stewart — who's running as an independent candidate after leaving the Conservative &#8... ...

Trump wants 25% cut in US military fund to deter Russian aggression

Impeached American president Donald John Trump wants a 25% reduction in the military fund designed to deter Russian aggression against the U.S., no reason, why are you asking, no really, why, you seem kind of obsessed.

According to Defense Department budget documents unveiled Monday, Trump plans to cut a military fund designed to offset Russian aggression ...

Trump said no injuries, but 100 US troops have brain injuries after Iran strike on Al Asad

One hundred U.S. soldiers have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the Iran missile strike on an American military base in Iraq about which Donald Trump lied, 'no injuries.'

From CNN:

That's an increase of at least 36 cases from the end of January when the Pentagon said 64 service members had been diagnosed with ...

Trump wants US drug laws to be more like China, where dealers are executed

Yes, things will get nuttier, because now he has impunity.

In this Fox News clip pulled by Aaron Rupar of Vox.com, impeached and unhinged president Donald Trump blurts out that he'd like to re-write American criminal law on drug dealing so that it resembles authoritarian systems like China, where people identified as drug dealers are ...

Biden hopes to increase his poll numbers by calling a woman at his event a “lying dog-faced pony soldier”

Biden tackles a ‘mean question’ about electability after Iowa. pic.twitter.com/mhDaSHbXqU

— Cleve R. Wootson Jr. (@CleveWootson) February 9, 2020

At Biden's campaign event in New Hampshire yesterday, a 21-year-old student asked him: "How do you explain the performance in Iowa, and why should voters believe that you can win the national ...

Trump’s immigration enforcement agents use cellphone location data to track individuals for detention – WSJ

A commercial database that maps the movements of millions of cellphones is being used by immigration and border authorities to round up undesirable immigrants for detention and deportation.

The Wall Street Journal [paywall] published a special report on Friday about how federal agencies under impeached president Donald Trump are exploiting cellphone location data to track ...

New York state sues Trump admin for Global Entry ban against NYers

NY lawsuit vs. Trump to challenge federal ban on New Yorkers from enrolling in programs that allow travelers to skip ahead at airport security lines

BREAKING NEWS: Don't **** with New York.

New York is suing the Trump Administration because Trump just blocked state residents from enrolling in the Global Entry.

Trump's Department of Homeland Security ...

Sanders declares victory in Iowa caucus as final results trail in

Bernie Sanders today declared victory in Iowa's bungled headcount of Democratic voters, with the latest results putting him neck-and-neck with Pete Buttigieg. It was already clear he had the most votes, but Iowa Democrats' abstruse "caucus math" had awarded Buttigieg an advantage in delegates earlier in the count.

"With 97 percent of precincts now ...

Disinformation 2020: FBI warns of ongoing Russian ‘information warfare’

“They identify an issue that they know that the American people feel passionately about on both sides and then they take both sides and spin them up so they pit us against each other. And then they combine that with an effort to weaken our confidence in our elections and our democratic institutions which has ...