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Biden: Revoke Liability Shield For Online Platforms

Axios reports: A 1996 law that protects online platforms from liability for material their users post should be “revoked, immediately for Zuckerberg and other platforms,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said in a New York Times editorial board interview. Why it matters: Inside the industry, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is seen as a cornerstone of the internet’s …

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Trump: Dems Timed My Trial To Cheat Bernie Sanders

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of deliberately diminishing Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) chances of winning the party’s presidential nomination by keeping him off the campaign trail to serve as a juror in the Senate impeachment trial. The president in a pair of tweets sought to exploit potential frustration among Democrats by echoing a theory among some …

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BOOK: Trump Called Top Generals “Dopes And Babies”

Another stunning excerpt from A Very Stable Genius: Trump by now was in one of his rages. He was so angry that he wasn’t taking many breaths. All morning, he had been coarse and cavalier, but the next several things he bellowed went beyond that description. They stunned nearly everyone in the room, and some vowed that they would never …

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Mar-A-Lago Security Has Cost Local Govt $13.7 Million

The Palm Beach Post reports: The federal government reimbursed the county nearly $10 million for expenses through September 2018. The county is waiting to be paid for $3.8 million racked up in the fiscal year that ended in October. Local governments and law enforcement spent $13.7 million to protect President Donald Trump during the 27 visits he and his family …

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Lev Parnas: I’m Speaking Out Because I Fear Bill Barr

Yahoo News reports: Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was giving media interviews about his role in President Trump’s attempts to convince Ukrainian officials to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden because he wanted to protect himself from Attorney General William Barr. Parnas made that claim in an interview with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, the second …

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Britain: New HIV Cases Have Dropped 71% Since 2012

The BBC reports: The number of people diagnosed with HIV in the UK has dropped substantially since 2012, according to figures released by Public Health England. Gay and bisexual men have experienced the most dramatic decline in new infections, with rates falling by 71%. It has been attributed to a rise in the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Campaigners are …

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Dershowitz And Ken Starr Join Trump’s Defense Team

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team will include Ken Starr, whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, whose clients have included notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The Trump team choices came to light as the impeachment trial is set to begin in earnest next Tuesday in the Senate. “The president …

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Collins Passes McConnell As “Most Disliked” Senator

USA Today reports: Republican Sen. Susan Collins has surpassed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular U.S. Senator, according to a new tracking poll. The Maine Senator’s net approval rating has dropped 10 points since the end of September, leaving her with a 52 percent disapproval rating, a quarterly Morning Consult tracking poll found. The poll comes as …

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Eminem Recreates Vegas Shooting In Call For Gun Laws

The Associated Press reports: Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to 2018′s “Kamikaze” — also released without warning — was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper’s new music video for “Darkness,” one of …

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Senate Trial May Suspend Cameras At Critical Moments

The New York Times reports: Americans tuning in to witness electrifying exchanges in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump might be in for a shock themselves: Lawmakers could pull the C-Span plug and go into closed session at critical moments of debate over the conduct of the trial and the fate of the president. While it seems anachronistic today …

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