Navy acknowledges UFO footage as real and says it wasn’t for public release

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Distinguishing Contractors from Employees

California is already a world leader in a hybrid kind of employment, the “gig economy,” which might illustrate what’s likely to happen in the future. | Continue reading


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Harvard admits to receiving $9M from Jeffrey Epstein

Harvard University reportedly acknowledged that it received about $9 million from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and his foundations over a 10-year period that ended in 2007.  | Continue reading


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Harvard admits to receiving $9 million from Jeffrey Epstein

Harvard University reportedly acknowledged that it received about $9 million from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and his foundations over a 10-year period that ended in 2007.  | Continue reading


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Japan will dump radioactive water from Fukushima into ocean

Japan's environment minister announced Tuesday that the country will have to dump radioactive water from the Fukushima power plant into the ocean because it is running out of space, Reuters | Continue reading


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Cloudflare must stop being the 'service of choice' for bad internet actors

“Know your customer” is a fundamental principle for every responsible company. Cloudflare should be no exception. | Continue reading


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JPMorgan creates 'Volfefe index' to measure Trump tweets' impact on market

JPMorgan has created an index to track and quantify the impact President Trump’s tweets have on the financial market. | Continue reading


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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday vehemently denounced political opponents who have dubbed him “Moscow Mitch,” calling the nickname an “over-the-top” effort to “smear” him. | Continue reading


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EPA argues its blog is not public information

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) won’t tweak a recent blog post environmentalists say is inaccurate because the agency argues its blog is not considered public information. | Continue reading


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And all of us smart, smug media members and politicos should face up to the fact that we are gaffe-prone, too. | Continue reading


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The former labour organizer emerging as a threat to Uber and Lyft

SACRAMENTO — A heated debate over a proposed California measure that would force employers like Uber and Lyft to treat app-based workers as employees has sparked a million-dollar lobbying battle in the heart of the gig economy, a fight that could | Continue reading


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Iran warns it will take 'stronger step' if Europe doesn't act

Iran warned Monday that it will take a “stronger step” to reduce its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal if the European signatories don't act, Reuters | Continue reading


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The Paradox of Superstars

A free society will always have superstars who become super rich. The challenge is to spread the wealth without suppressing the opportunity to excel. | Continue reading


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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making waves with the big crowds that she’s attracting to campaign events across the country.  | Continue reading


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New York taxi regulator tries to put the brakes on free speech

A case involving startup Vugo shows weak protection for commercial speech can become a tool of protectionism and discrimination. | Continue reading


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Manufacturers oppose energy efficiency testing rule designed to benefit industry

Some appliance manufacturers are pushing back against an energy efficiency testing proposal from the Department of Energy (DOE) designed to benefit the industry. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 22 days ago

What Economic Recession?

This narrative in the media that the nation is about to slow down is unfortunate. | Continue reading


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Putin built a hypersonic arsenal, while the Pentagon slept

Russia is almost certain to introduce almost all of its new hypersonic weapons well before they will appear in the American arsenal. | Continue reading


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USDA cuts payments promised to researchers as agency relocates to Kansas City

A union for employees at the research wings of the U.S. | Continue reading


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Why Kashmir is a crisis for the world, not just India and Pakistan

Today’s situation is dangerous and frightening at an entirely new level. | Continue reading


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Red light cameras undermine rule of law

Speed and red-light cameras are the bane of many motorists. | Continue reading


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Bill Nye: US taking 'extraordinary steps in the wrong direction' on climate

Environmentalist and children’s television host Bill Nye tore into President Trump on Friday evening over his stance on climate change, arguing his administration is going in the “wrong direction.” | Continue reading


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House Homeland Security Committee Subpoenas 8chan Owner

The House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, the internet messaging board linked to three mass shootings this year, to testify before Congress. | Continue reading


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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) "Moscow Mitch" while attacking him for blocking House Democrats' legislation, including election security measures. | Continue reading


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Pentagon watchdog reviewing $10B cloud contract over misconduct allegations

The Pentagon's internal watchdog on Tuesday said that it is investigating potential ethics concerns around the $10 billion "war cloud" contract at the center of an ongoing tug-of-war among lawmakers and the White House. | Continue reading


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Only Donald Trump Has a Policy for Afghanistan

Trump, being a businessman, understands “sunk cost,” and that sometimes you walk away from a failed project. | Continue reading


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FBI tells lawmakers it can't access Dayton gunman's phone

Top FBI officials informed congressional lawmakers this week that they have been unable to access the smartphone of the suspected gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting, two sources told The Hill. | Continue reading


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YouTube bans 14 year old for violating hate speech guidelines

YouTube has reportedly removed the account of Soph, a 14-year-old girl with nearly 1 million followers, after she uploaded a video attacking LGBTQ people.  | Continue reading


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Facebook hit with new questions over Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is facing new questions over its handling of the Cambridge Analytica debacle even after a record settlement with the FTC ended a year-long investigation by regulators into the matter. | Continue reading


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NASA gives SpaceX a challenge with the moon as a prize

SpaceX's Super Heavy rocket promises to change space travel as profoundly as the ocean-going caravel did sea travel. | Continue reading


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Lawsuit filed against GitHub in wake of Capital One data breach

Capital One and GitHub have been hit with a class-action lawsuit over the recent data breach that resulted in the data of over 100 million Capital One customers being exposed. | Continue reading


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FBI found bucket of human heads, body parts sewn together at donation facility

An Arizona body donation facility is being sued after the FBI reportedly found buckets full of body parts, male genitalia in a cooler, and heads and bodies of different people sewn together. | Continue reading


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The hashtag #MoscowMitchMcTreason began trending on Twitter Tuesday morning after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) fired back against the nickname "Moscow Mitch" in a fiery speech from the Senate floor. | Continue reading


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GOP senator introduces bill banning 'addictive' social media features

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), a freshman who has emerged as a top Republican critic of major technology companies in Congress, on Tuesday will introduce a bill banning social media companies from building "addictive" features into their products. | Continue reading


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Attorney says biggest mistake whistleblowers make is not being legally prepared

One of the nation’s leading whistleblower attorneys said Monday that most people aren’t legally prepared when they go about exposing potentially illegal or unethical information within an organization or government. | Continue reading


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Who should own your digital data?

Our data are a valuable public resource. It’s time that policymakers treated them that way. | Continue reading


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Tulesi Gabbard sues Google over censorship claims

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a 2020 presidential contender, is suing Google over claims that the tech behemoth violated her right to "free speech." | Continue reading


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DOJ announces antitrust inquiry into large tech firms

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday announced it is launching an investigation into whether the country's largest tech companies have stifled competition or harmed consumers, marking the department's widest-ranging inquiry into potential te | Continue reading


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Funeral for a Glacier

Scientists are memorializing Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with a plaque and eulogy that will be unveiled in August.  | Continue reading


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USDA expected to lose 2/3 of research staff in move to Kansas City

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will lose nearly two-thirds of its staff at two research agencies as the department pushes ahead with a move to the Kansas City area. | Continue reading


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Meghan McCain knocks Lindsey Graham for defending Trump's tweets: 'This is not the person I used to know'

“The View” co-host Meghan McCain on Monday criticized her father’s longtime friend Sen. | Continue reading


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Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act Exposes Silicon Valley

This bill is great for Silicon Valley, but bad for high-skilled American workers. | Continue reading


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Congress mobilizes on cyber threats to electric grid

Lawmakers are zeroing in on the potential for foreign cyberattacks to take down the U.S. electric grid, with members in both chambers pushing hearings and a flurry of bills to address the issue. | Continue reading


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Court rules against Oracle in Pentagon 'war cloud' litigation

A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Department of Defense (DOD) can move forward with its plan to award a $10 billion "war cloud" contract later this summer, which will be likely given to either Amazon or Microsoft, knocking down a legal chal | Continue reading


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High anxiety hits Senate over raising debt ceiling

Senators are growing anxious that they might have to vote to raise the nation’s debt ceiling in a matter of weeks given new estimates that the government could hit its borrowing limit earlier than expected. | Continue reading


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DHS officials defend facial recognition amid backlash

Officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) defended the government’s use of facial recognition technology before a skeptical House panel on Wednesday, downplaying privacy and accuracy concerns as overblown. | Continue reading


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FCC blocks SF law pushing for broadband competition in apartment buildings

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday voted to override part of a San Francisco city ordinance aimed at promoting access to more broadband providers for residents in apartment buildings. | Continue reading


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US agrculture department suspends data collection on honeybees after budget cuts

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