Do not bring a duffel bag full of 40 vacuum-sealed frozen piranhas into LAX

    A famous chef tried to haul a duffel bag full of 40 vacuum-sealed, frozen piranhas into Los Angeles for a cooking competition. Read the rest

    House Judiciary Committee: Attorney General Barr in Contempt of Congress

    Vote now goes before full House.

    FTC asks Congress to create national privacy law to regulate big tech's use of personal data

    Members of the United States Federal Trade Commission (FCC) on Wednesday asked Congress to create a national privacy law that would regulate how technology giants like Facebook and Google gather, store, and share the personal data of users. Read the rest

    GOP-led Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Don Jr. over Russia

    It finally happened. Junior got his very first congressional subpoena. Read the rest

    Facebook promised to curb anti-vaccine content but 2 months later Instagram still has lots of it

    Instagram still has a serious anti-vax problem.

    Justice Department asks White House to invoke executive privilege over Mueller report

    DOJ to House Judiciary: Cancel contempt vote, or AG Barr tells Trump to assert executive privilege over Mueller report.

    Dog is good boi living the good life

    What a dog, living a good life. Read the rest

    Ten years of Trump tax info obtained by NYT shows he was 'The Biggest Loser'

    "Year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer" —?NYT

    Myanmar releases Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison after 511 days

    Reporters imprisoned by Myanmar since 2017 for exposing Rohingya Muslim crackdown

    Riot Games employees walk out to protest forced arbitration for sexual harassment lawsuits

    'League of Legends' developers and others at Riot Games walked out of work en masse on Monday, protesting the company's use of forced arbitration to settle sexual harassment lawsuits. Read the rest

    How China grabbed NSA hacking tools and used them to attack U.S. allies

    Chinese spies got a hold of NSA hacking tools, and “repurposed them in 2016 to attack American allies and private companies in Europe and Asia,” reports the NYT. How'd they get those cyberweapons? Symantec researchers “believe the Chinese did not steal the code but captured it from an N.S.A. attack on their own computers — like a gunslinger who grabs an enemy’s rifle and starts blasting away.” Read the rest

    ‘Put them all in a gas chamber,’ said Border militia member, 'go back to Hitler days' — Report

    “Why are we just apprehending them (…) not lining them up and shooting them? We have to go back to Hitler days and put them all in a gas chamber.”

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    Remember that US-Mexico border white supremacist terrorist group that published videos of members detaining hundreds migrants at gunpoint, with the Border Patrol's apparent tacit consent?

    Today, we learn that one member of that racist New Mexico border militia told police that another fellow member once said, “Why are we...not lining them up and shooting them? We have to go back to Hitler days and put them all in a gas chamber,” reports Ken Klippenstein. Read the rest

    New Mueller Report version released after BuzzFeed News and EPIC sued for it

    A new version of Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 elections has just been made public in response to a BuzzFeed News lawsuit. Read the rest

    Pompeo: Arctic ice melting means 'new opportunities for trade’

    Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday gave a speech in which he praised the Arctic region's rapidly shrinking sea ice for all the economic opportunities the melting waterways present to shipping commerce. No mention of climate change or any risks from anthropogenic changes at all, nothing bad, just new trade routes. Read the rest

    Pools at Trump Florida resorts were shut 10x in one year by health & safety inspectors

    'Drain the swamp,' said the man whose resort swimming pools are so filthy, Florida state health inspectors had to close 'em ten times in one year, reports QZ. Read the rest

    Puppy tries to convince cat to play

    'Come on, angry claw puppy! Play with me!' Read the rest

    Your patience will be rewarded

    Just wait.

    Wait. Read the rest

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