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Christopher Wylie Warns Senators: Cambridge Analytica, Steve Bannon Want ‘Culture War’

Cambridge Analytica may technically no longer exist,* but revelations about its conduct before and during the 2016 election continue to raise concerns about how social media can be used to undermine fundamental democratic processes. On Wednesday, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie testified before the Senate judiciary committee. The wide-ranging, three-hour exchange with the company’s ...

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Five potential targets for the Pacers as the combine begins

CLOSE Kevin Pritchard and Nate McMillan talk about the Pacers two days after a game seven loss to Cleveland in the NBA’s first round, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (Robert Scheer/IndyStar) (Robert Scheer/IndyStar) Moritz Wagner (from left), Tyus Battle, Devonte Graham, Jalen Brunson, Kris Wilkes.(Photo: IndyStar photo ...

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Redskins hire Brian Lafemina from NFL to lead business side

The Redskins announced that an NFL league office executive will become their president of business operations and COO. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) The Washington Redskins have hired Brian Lafemina as the teams’s president of business operations and chief operating officer in a newly created position. Lafemina will head the business side ...

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Trump Refers To Immigrants As ‘Animals.’ Again.

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump called on the Department of Justice to prosecute a political opponent and called immigrants “animals” during a roundtable with California leaders on Wednesday. “We’re taking people out of the country. You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” he said. “These aren’t people. These are animals.” The ...

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San Francisco May Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws

San Francisco is considering legislation that would ban merchants from providing customers with single-use plastic straws, an ocean pollutant that environmentalists say poses serious health risks to marine life.  The proposed legislation, introduced Tuesday by Supervisor Katy Tang, prohibits the distribution and sale of not only single-use plastic straws but also ...

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