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Pope Francis: Fake News Is A Very Serious Sin

The Guardian reports: Pope Francis has criticised journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalise the news, saying it’s a “very serious sin” that hurts all involved. Francis, who plans to dedicate his upcoming annual communications message to “fake news”, told Catholic media on Saturday that journalists perform a mission that is among the most “fundamental” to democratic societies. But ...

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Twitter Suspends British Extremist Retweeted By Trump

The Hill reports: A far-right British activist who gained prominence after President Trump retweeted her anti-Muslim tweets in November had her Twitter account suspended on Monday as part of the social network’s effort to crack down on hate speech. Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of far-right British group Britain First, saw her account suspended as part of a Twitter-wide crackdown ...

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Twitter Launches Crackdown On Far-Right Accounts

The BBC reports: Twitter has widened what constitutes hateful and harmful behaviour on its platform, and says it will begin enforcing stricter rules concerning it. Information contained in a person’s profile, regardless of what they actually tweet, will now be considered. Those who express an affiliation with groups that use or celebrate violence to achieve their aims will be permanently ...

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Trump Claims He Won’t Fire Robert Mueller [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump late on Sunday sought to douse speculation that he may fire special counsel Robert S. Mueller III amid an intensifying campaign by Trump allies to attack the wide-ranging Russia investigation as improper and politically motivated. Returning to the White House from Camp David, Trump was asked Sunday whether he intended to fire Mueller. “No, ...

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Track Palin Arrested Again For Domestic Violence

NBC News reports: The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was arraigned Sunday on domestic violence charges, according to online court records. Track Palin, was arraigned Sunday morning on charges of felony burglary, assault in the fourth degree and criminal mischief for causing property damage in Wasilla, Alaska, according to court records. Track Palin was also arrested in ...

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Trump: I Always Pick The Winners (He Doesn’t)

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday predicted that Republicans will perform “very well” in next year’s mid-term elections, touting his party’s record last year in special elections to fill vacant House seats while claiming that he had predicted recent GOP losses in Virginia and Alabama. It was not clear why the president put “I” in quotation marks. Trump also ...

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THE PHILIPPINES: President Rodrigo Duterte Reverses, Backs Same-Sex Marriage, Vows To Protect LGBT Rights

Reuters reports: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Speaking at a gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in his hometown Davao City, Duterte vowed to protect the rights of homosexuals ...

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Trump: “Massive Tax Cut” Is Just Days Away

The Hill reports: President Trump in a tweet on Sunday touted a campaign promise to pass tax reform as the House and Senate appear poised to this week pass an overhaul of the U.S. tax code. The new tweet comes after Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Bob Corker (Tenn.) announced they would support the legislation, effectively giving Senate Majority ...

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Kushner Sued By Own Lawyers Over Unpaid Bills

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump’s son-in-law’s real estate company has a reputation of siccing lawyers on tenants who are late with the rent — but it doesn’t seem to pay its own bills on time. A law firm that represented Jared Kushner’s real estate company in dozens of eviction and housing court cases is now suing the ...

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