January 17, 2019

Review Category : People

Alex Jones Decries YouTube's Temporary Ban On Infowars, Asks Parkland Teen To Debate

Alex Jones Decries YouTube's Temporary Ban On Infowars, Asks Parkland Teen To DebateAccording to The Hill, Infowars claimed it had received a notice from YouTube on Tuesday morning that it would be temporarily barred from uploading new content after receiving a second strike for videos it had posted about the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. InfoWars got another strike on their YouTube account for a Florida shooting video, now one strike left before they get banned.


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Trump son-in-law Kushner loses top security clearance

Trump son-in-law Kushner loses top security clearanceDonald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner has lost his top-level security clearance, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday, a decision with potentially profound implications for the US administration. Two sources, who could not speak on the record because the status of security clearances is classified, confirmed US media reports that the 37-year-old White House aide will no longer be able to access America's most closely guarded secrets. The White House -- up to and including the president himself -- refused to comment on the record, but officials insisted that the decision would not impact Kushner's role.


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After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $31,000 On Dining Set

After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $31,000 On Dining SetThe Department of Housing and Urban Development spent more than $31,000 on a new dining set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office last year, according to procurement documents obtained by The New York Times. It was purchased by a staffer in Carson’s office shortly after another HUD employee expressed concerns over a costly redecoration request that would’ve exceeded federal limits. Tuesday’s report also comes as HUD is facing a $6.8 billion cut to its fiscal budget that would affect elderly and poor Americans.


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Will the Syria Conflict Continue to Escalate?

Will the Syria Conflict Continue to Escalate?Moscow, Washington, Tehran and Ankara are all jockeying for power. In early February, western media reported that the United States had led a strike on the Russian mercenaries of Wagner PMC. Bloomberg News reported hundreds, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced a smaller number and noted that “Russian citizens” were injured.


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Woman sues Delta, says she was groped on flight

Woman sues Delta, says she was groped on flightSEATTLE (AP) — A woman who says she was groped during an international flight, prompting her to launch a campaign to draw attention to such mid-flight assaults, sued Delta Air Lines on Tuesday over what she described as its anemic response to her case.


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Kevin Smith Opens Up About Death, Fat-Shaming And Chris Pratt's Prayers

Kevin Smith Opens Up About Death, Fat-Shaming And Chris Pratt's PrayersKevin Smith, the “Clerks” director known to most as Silent Bob, recorded a Facebook Live video from the hospital on Tuesday, detailing what it was like to “read” his own eulogy, face fat-shaming and stand up for Chris Pratt’s prayers in the wake of his near-fatal heart attack. Smith suffered the heart attack in between two comedy shows being filmed in Glendale, California, on Sunday. Smith said he was able to hold his shirt over him as a “modesty rag” and the procedure ended up saving Smith’s life.


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Russia Has a Deadly Plan to Defend the Black Sea

Russia Has a Deadly Plan to Defend the Black SeaDespite the sanctions, economic difficulties and the collapse of oil revenues, the Russian Navy has demonstrated that it can contribute to Russia’s international posture, as demonstrated during the Moscow’s Syrian campaign. Among the five Russian naval formations—namely the Northern, Baltic, Black Sea, and Pacific fleets as well the Caspian flotilla—the Black Sea fleet has undergone the most remarkable changes since 2010. Although modest by their number and their tonnage, its units are involved in operations in the Black Sea basin, the Mediterranean, and more sporadically, beyond the Suez Canal and the Gibraltar Straits, in the “World Ocean.” New platforms inducted in the course of the 2011–2020 SAP have provided the Black Sea fleet with enhanced multirole capabilities, in spite of difficulties experienced by the VPK—the Russian military-industrial complex—to meet the objectives outlined in the armament program.


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