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8 Women On Why They Went To The Supreme Court Vigils After Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 02:10:22 -0400

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In the days since the justice's death, people have placed flowers and candles outside the Supreme Court building.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/ruth-bader-ginsburg-supreme-court-vigil

Republicans Say They'll Vote On Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Even If He Loses The Election

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 01:28:56 -0400

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“Let’s be honest here. There’s a Republican majority in the Senate with a Republican president. The Democrats would do the same thing.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/republicans-want-vote-trump-supreme-court-nominee-election

Julián Castro Now Says Democrats Should Consider Court-Packing

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 00:11:33 -0400

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The former presidential candidate also told BuzzFeed News that he thinks Biden and his campaign “understand they have work to do” to build Latino support.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/julian-castro-democrats-consider-packing-court-rbg

His Victory Was Major For Progressives. Now He Wants To Keep It Going By Expanding The Supreme Court.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 00:05:53 -0400

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Progressive candidate Mondaire Jones wants Democrats to add four new justices to the Supreme Court. “This is a constitutional crisis that has existed for years now.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/mondaire-jones-pack-supreme-court-congress-election-2020

Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Want Big Banking Reforms Following The FinCEN Files Investigations

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 01:13:59 -0400

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Warren called for the creation of a new unit in the US Treasury Department, separate from FinCEN, “to investigate these types of financial crimes.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/elizabeth-warren-bernie-sanders-fincen-files

Trump’s Swift Push To Replace Justice Ginsburg Has Democrats Rallying Around Court-Packing

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 22:18:41 -0400

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The Supreme Court has had nine justices for 151 years. Liberals see adding seats as one of their few options to counter a potential 6–3 conservative majority.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/supreme-court-packing-democrats-ginsburg-replacement

The CDC Removed A New Guidance About Airborne Coronavirus Transmission Days After Posting It

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 23:18:07 -0400

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"We need the public institutions to have a clear message based on science and not to be announcing something on Friday and pulling it out on Monday," said one scientist.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/danvergano/cdc-coronavirus-aerosol-reversal

HSBC's Secret Files: The Inside Tale Of What Happened After It Apologized For Being Dirty

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 01:11:39 -0400

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From the FinCEN Files investigation: Secret documents show how one of the world’s biggest banks kept doing business with companies that its own employees raised red flags about.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/anthonycormier/hsbc-money-laundering-drug-cartels

Standard Chartered’s Problems With Suspicious Clients Didn’t Go Away. Just Like These Two Ex-Employees Had Been Saying.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:40:42 -0400

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Confidential records from the FinCEN Files show that the bank was reporting its own suspicions about customers with links to Iran until at least 2017.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/richholmes/standard-chartered-bank-money-iran-fbi

Joe Biden Escalated His Supreme Court Fight With A Plea To Republican Senators

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:20:27 -0400

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"Don't vote to confirm anyone nominated under the circumstances President Trump and Sen. McConnell have created," Biden said in a Sunday appeal to Republicans.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/joe-biden-supreme-court-ruth-bader-ginsburg-senate-vote

Explore Thousands Of Suspicious Payments Sent Around The World

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:39:12 -0400

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This interactive map, created by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for the FinCEN Files investigation, shows $35 billion in transactions — reported as suspicious by banks and other financial institutions — making their way through the global financial system.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/icij/fincen-files-global-transactions-map

Documents Show Deutsche Bank’s Top Executives Were Warned It Had A Dirty Money Problem. Then A $10 Billion Scandal Broke.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:39:57 -0400

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When the $10 billion mirror trading scandal was exposed, little emerged about who its victims were or how much Deutsche’s executives knew. The FinCEN Files investigation shows how deep the rot went.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tomwarren/deutsche-bank-money-laundering-mirror-trades

Here Is How Banks Have Responded To The FinCEN Files Investigation

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:29:16 -0400

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Read each statement, bank by bank.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/buzzfeednews/bank-responses-fincen-files

He Was At The Heart Of Two Of The Biggest Dirty Money Scandals In History. These Are His Secrets.

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:21:15 -0400

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Alexander Perepilichnyy transformed himself from a money launderer to a whistleblower, and then he died. The company he founded began a new life in the criminal underworld. A FinCEN Files investigation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tomwarren/alexander-perepilichnyy-money-laundering-scandals

Deadly Terror Networks And Drug Cartels Use Huge Banks To Finance Their Crimes. These Secret Documents Show How The Banks Profit.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:38:44 -0400

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Thousands of secret “suspicious activity reports” offer a never-before-seen picture of corruption and complicity — and how the government lets it flourish.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/fincen-files-financial-scandal-criminal-networks

We Got Our Hands On Thousands Of Secret Documents. Let’s Break Them Down.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:25:37 -0400

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Twenty-two thousand pages of never-before-released government documents. Hundreds of thousands of transactions. More than $2 trillion. A close accounting of BuzzFeed News’ unprecedented trove.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jsvine/fincen-files-explainer-data-money-transactions

A Second Republican Senator Said She Won’t Support Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg Before The Election

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:43:08 -0400

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Lisa Murkowski joins Susan Collins in saying confirmation of a new Supreme Court justice shouldn’t happen before the election.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/ginsburg-senate-vote-lisa-murkowski-supreme-court

Susan Collins Is The First Republican To Say Whoever Wins The Election Should Fill Ginsburg’s Seat

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:49:29 -0400

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Collins said Saturday that whoever wins the presidential election should choose the nominee to replace Ginsburg, “in fairness to the American people.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/susan-collins-ruth-bader-ginsburg-vote-mcconnell

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Increases The Likelihood That Obamacare Is Repealed Next Year

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:25:42 -0400

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The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Obamacare is unconstitutional in November when three Trump appointees could hold the balance of power.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/obamacare-repeal-supreme-court-trump-ginsburg

Will Republicans Vote On A Supreme Court Nominee Before The Election? Don’t Forget The Intense Senate Campaigns In 2020.

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:22:14 -0400

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Republicans can lose four votes in the Senate and confirm a justice. Three in tight reelection campaigns have said there should be a vote. Two key senators are silent so far.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/susan-collins-cory-gardner-supreme-court-vote

Here's How The Supreme Court Will Function With Eight Justices Leading Up To The Election

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:21:19 -0400

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The justices have already ruled on emergency requests this year related to how states handle voting during the pandemic.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/ginsburg-supreme-court-election-cases-tie

Joe Biden Said There's "No Doubt" The Next President Should Nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Replacement

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:32:47 -0400

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“In the coming days, we should focus on the loss of the justice and her enduring legacy,” Biden said soon after news broke of the Supreme Court justice's death.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-ruth-bader-ginsburg-court-replace

Mitch McConnell Said The Senate Will Vote On Trump’s Replacement For Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 15:25:25 -0400

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McConnell vowed to vote on Trump’s pick to replace Ginsburg, despite blocking a vote on Obama’s nominee before the 2016 election.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/mcconnell-trump-replace-ginsburg-supreme-court-election

The Life Of Supreme Court Justice And Feminist Ruth Bader Ginsburg In Photos

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:07:35 -0400

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Wife, mother, justice for the highest court in the land, and a self-proclaimed "flaming feminist litigator," Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court for more than 25 years before dying Sept. 18, 2020, at the age of 87.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/laurageiser/supreme-court-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-photos

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died At 87

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:46:35 -0400

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Ginsburg spent nearly 40 years on the bench, first as a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and then on the Supreme Court.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/chrisgeidner/ruth-bader-ginsburg-dies-supreme-court

Friends And Family Members Of QAnon Believers Are Going Through A “Surreal Goddamn Nightmare”

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:25:21 -0400

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Almost 200 people told us what it’s been like to lose a loved one to the mass delusion. Here’s what they said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/qanon-families-friends

Trump Has Lambasted Puerto Rico For Years. Now With The Election Close, He’s Changing His Tune.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:50:24 -0400

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Trump, who repeatedly attacked Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, changed his tune on Friday as he released funds already approved by Congress for the island’s recovery.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/trump-puerto-rico-election-biden

Emails Show Tulsa Officials Considered An Event To Counter Trump’s Rally

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:15:12 -0400

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Tulsa city officials considered bringing in a “national figure” to counter the president’s rally, newly obtained emails from June show.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-tulsa-rally-city-response-juneteenth

Democrats Are Taking Their Case Against Donald Trump To Black Newspapers In Battleground States

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:28:39 -0400

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A full-page ad calls back to Trump’s “What the hell do you have to lose?” appeal to Black voters in 2016.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/donald-trump-black-voters-dnc-biden-ad

Trump Downplayed The Role Of Slavery In American History As He Vowed To Build A Statue Of An Enslaver

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:25:22 -0400

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In an event at the National Archives, the president delivered a thinly veiled election campaign speech in which he attacked liberal politicians, the media, and Joe Biden.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/trump-slavery-speech-american-history-1619-project

Trump Is Waging A Multistate, Multimillion-Dollar Legal Battle Against Mail-In Voting During The Pandemic

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:37:52 -0400

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Trump's campaign is backing up his rhetoric against mail-in ballots with a deep-pocketed legal push to make it harder for people to vote remotely.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-republican-party-lawsuits-mail-in-voting-covid

Are You Not Sure About Voting? BuzzFeed News Wants To Hear From You.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:48:25 -0400

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With the general election less than 50 days away and the first debates coming up, we want to hear from people on the fence for a video project.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/undecided-voters-2020-trump-biden-debate

Trump Called The CDC Director’s Timeline For A Coronavirus Vaccine A “Mistake”

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:35:56 -0400

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As the coronavirus vaccine is thrust into the center of the US presidential election, experts fear that public trust in the vaccine is taking a serious hit.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/danvergano/trump-redfield-vaccine-deadline-trust

Joe Biden Is Seeking Latino Votes In Florida With A New Plan To Rebuild Puerto Rico

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:11:10 -0400

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Biden’s visit to Florida this week came with a new plan for Puerto Rico and policies aimed directly at one of the state's most crucial groups.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/joe-biden-florida-vote-puerto-rico

Tell Us How You Are Dealing With The QAnon Believers In Your Life

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:25:29 -0400

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The mass delusion has swept across the world. We want to know about you.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/qanon-callout

A US Diplomat Is Pleading With Belarus To Release Her Spouse From Jail

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:25:37 -0400

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Vitali Shkliarov’s “only offense,” his wife, Heather Shkliarov, said, was writing articles critical of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s administration.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/vitali-shkliarov-belarus-bernie-sanders-diplomat-begs-releas

People Are Low-Key Loving That Kamala Harris Has Worn Converse Sneakers For Much Of Her Campaign

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 01:03:32 -0400

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"Women were not allowed to wear pants on the Senate floor until 1993. Now our VP candidate is rocking sneakers."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeed.com/melissaharrison/kamala-harris-converse-sneakers-chuck-taylors

Biden Called Trump "A Climate Arsonist" As The President Continued To Deny Climate Science

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:01:59 -0400

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“It’ll start getting cooler,” Trump said in California on Monday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/biden-trump-wildfires-california-climate-change

Don't Call Bernie Sanders And Joe Biden "Friends"

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 02:03:03 -0400

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The future of Bernie Sanders' movement has been transformed in the Time of Biden. But the progressive leader isn't backing away.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/bernie-sanders-joe-biden-relationship-friends

“I Have Blood On My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 06:25:40 -0400

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A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-ignore-political-manipulation-whistleblower-memo

Andrew Gillum Has Come Out As Bisexual

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 18:25:32 -0400

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The public admission comes after a difficult year for Gillum, once a rising star in the Democratic Party, who was found intoxicated in a Miami hotel room in March.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/andrew-gillum-comes-out-bisexual-tamron-hall-show

A Federal Court Has Denied Voting Rights To Ex-Felons In Florida Who Can’t Pay Off Court Fees

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 21:15:53 -0400

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Florida residents voted to extend voting rights to former felons, but actions by the Republican legislature and courts mean many people will still not be able to vote.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/court-upholds-florida-ex-felons-voting-law-poll-tax

A Court Ruled Texas Can Have Different Rules For Voting By Mail During The Pandemic Based On Age

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:25:53 -0400

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Texas allows all voters over age 65 to request mail-in ballots, but only lets voters under 65 do it if they have a disability or are in jail, or will be traveling on Election Day.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/court-texas-in-person-voting-mail-ballots-under-age-65

Peter Thiel Met With The Racist Fringe As He Went All In On Trump

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:57:45 -0400

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The venture capitalist and Facebook board member staked his reputation on a Trump presidency. Now what does he have to show for it?


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosiegray/peter-thiel-donald-trump-white-nationalist-support

Judges Blocked The Trump Administration From Excluding Undocumented Immigrants From The Census Count

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:38:54 -0400

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It was "not particularly close or complicated" that Trump violated federal law with his latest presidential order related to the census, a special three-judge panel found.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/court-blocks-trump-census-count-undocumented-immigrants

GOP Senate Nominee Jason Lewis Founded A Social Network Where People Promoted A Pro-Hitler Documentary

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:25:26 -0400

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Galt let its community decide what was most important to them. This is what they chose.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/jason-lewis-galt-io

Young Latino Voters Say The Fight For Racial Justice Is Pushing Them To Vote In November

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 20:51:03 -0400

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According to a new survey, 55.8% of young Latino voters said they’d actively participated in racial equality or Black Lives Matter movements.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/latino-voters-2020-poll-election-protests

Trump Said He Underestimated How Quickly The Coronavirus Would Spread Despite Reports Saying He Knew

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 22:29:30 -0400

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“All of a sudden, the world was infected. The entire world was infected," Trump said when asked about his comments to Bob Woodward.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-woodward-coronavirus-interview

A Whistleblower Has Accused Top DHS Officials Of Lying About Border Threats To Support Trump's False Claims

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 22:10:17 -0400

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The complaint also accuses DHS officials of suppressing intelligence reports on Russia and making false statements to Congress.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adolfoflores/whistleblower-complaint-border-threats-congress

Trump’s New List Of Supreme Court Nominees Includes A Judge Who Served In His White House And Three Republican Senators

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 21:51:49 -0400

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Trump is hoping to repeat his 2016 strategy of using the courts to motivate his base and win over skeptics. Democrats are still figuring out how to make courts a priority for liberal voters.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-supreme-court-picks-2020-election-biden

The Trump Administration Is Considering Excluding Some Immigrant Children From A Controversial Pandemic Border Policy

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:27:21 -0400

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“On first glance, this revised order seems mostly like an attempt to avoid an embarrassing court defeat,” one expert said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/trump-immigrant-children-pandemic-border-order

Judges Confirmed Under Trump Are Splitting With Other Republican Appointees In Cases Against Police

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:25:28 -0400

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Fights over whether police should get immunity against lawsuits show what a rightward shift of the federal courts under Trump looks like in practice.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-judges-conservative-side-police-qualified-immunity

She Challenged Europe’s Last Dictator In Belarus And Was Forced Into Exile. She Says She’s The Country’s “Chosen President.”

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:29:36 -0400

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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said in an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News from exile in Vilnius, Lithuania, that she — not Alexander Lukashenko — is “the national, chosen president” of Belarus.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/belarus-svetlana-tikhanovskaya-interview-lukashenko-protests

Trump Is Now Trying To Cancel Racial Sensitivity Trainings For Federal Agencies, Calling Them "A Sickness"

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:59:19 -0400

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The White House memo targeting these trainings comes after weeks of pro-Trump pundits attacking critical race theory.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/trump-white-house-critical-race-theory-trainings-cancel

The FBI Is Warning Scientists To Watch Out For “Suspicious” Packages

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 14:25:24 -0400

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After COVID-19 researchers on the East Coast received a package containing an “unknown substance,” the University of Washington told 500 of its staff to be on alert.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kenbensinger/suspicious-package-covid-19-researchers-fbi

A Federal Judge Ordered The Trump Administration To Stop Detaining Immigrant Children In Hotels

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 18:01:38 -0400

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Immigration authorities have been detaining children at a network of hotels before expelling them from the US.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adolfoflores/federal-judge-order-ice-immigrant-children-hotels

Facebook Says Trump’s Misleading Post About Mail-In Voting Is OK. Employees Say It’s Not.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 23:25:28 -0400

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“Facebook is broken. Another performative announcement by leadership not intended to address any issues.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-trump-post-voting-twice

Trump, Who Definitely Called John McCain A Loser, Is Denying Calling John McCain A Loser

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 23:25:30 -0400

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The president is lashing out at reports he called US soldiers who died in war "suckers" and that he didn't want to visit their graves because rain would mess up his hair.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/trump-mocked-dead-soldiers-losers-john-mccain-atlantic-story

Trump Made Fun Of Politicians Wearing Masks During A Crowded Rally Where Many Didn’t Wear Masks

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 17:38:46 -0400

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At a Pennsylvania rally, Trump made light of wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to a crowd of many maskless people.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-coronavirus-masks-campaign-rally

Joe Biden’s Kenosha Visit Did What Donald Trump’s Didn’t: Centered On The Community In Crisis

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:25:25 -0400

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Trump was often the focal point of his Tuesday trip to Kenosha. Biden used much of his time there Thursday to give a platform to the city's people and their feelings.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/biden-kenosha-jacob-blake-visit-trump

Election Officials And Social Media Companies Are Begging You To Ignore Trump And Not Vote Twice

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 14:25:29 -0400

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Voting twice is illegal. Trump has suggested people try to do so to test the integrity of the election system. But, again, voting twice is illegal.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/amberjamieson/trump-double-voting-illegal-north-carolina

Facebook Said It Removed A Militia Event Page Threatening Violence In Kenosha. It Didn’t.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 12:25:32 -0400

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Facebook said it removed a militia event associated with the shooting of three protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It didn't. Here's what really happened, and why it could happen again.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-failed-kenosha

New York City Republican Leaders Are Sticking By Trump’s Plan To Defund New York City

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 15:08:04 -0400

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Republicans in the overwhelmingly Democratic city think Trump's legally questionable plan is fair if Democrats want to defund the police.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-new-york-city-funding

Nancy Pelosi Called Video Of Her Visit To A Hair Salon Despite Coronavirus Rules "A Setup"

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 09:25:39 -0400

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"As it turns out, it was a setup, so I take responsibility for falling for a setup."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/nancy-pelosi-hair-salon-video-controversy

Joe Biden Said The Police Officers Who Shot Jacob Blake And Breonna Taylor Should Be Charged

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 19:35:10 -0400

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The Democratic presidential nominee made the comments during a press conference, ahead of a Thursday trip to Kenosha.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/biden-jacob-blake-breonna-taylor-police-charged

A Republican Member Of Congress Threatened To Kill Armed Demonstrators In A Facebook Post

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:04:05 -0400

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Rep. Clay Higgins has spoken at events organized by militia groups. When a rumor spread of a Black militia group protesting police brutality, he said their armed presence would be considered a threat and he'd "drop any 10 of you where you stand."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/republican-clay-higgins-facebook-post-threat-armed

A German Test Revealed Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Was Poisoned

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 18:51:43 -0400

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Novichok, a nerve agent, is blamed. It's the same poison that was used on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain in 2018, and the finding will further raise suspicion about a Kremlin role.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/russian-opposition-leader-navalny-poisoned

Ed Markey, An Atypical Progressive Darling, Beat Joe Kennedy In Massachusetts' Senate Primary

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:45:48 -0400

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Markey, a longtime politician, became a favorite of young progressives in the race against a much younger Joe Kennedy, who had the support of Nancy Pelosi.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/markey-kennedy-massachusetts-senate-primary-results

Richard Neal Has Defeated Progressive Challenger Alex Morse In A Massachusetts Primary

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:35:40 -0400

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Morse's loss is a tough hit for Justice Democrats after a string of successes in other primary races.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/neal-morse-massachusetts-primary-results

Trump’s Trip To Kenosha Wasn’t About Jacob Blake

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 09:25:29 -0400

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Trump rarely talks about the underlying issues that lead to protests or rioting. And he avoided it during his visit to Wisconsin on Tuesday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/trump-kenosha-protests-jacob-blake

Facebook Has Removed Fake Accounts From A Washington PR Firm And Russian Trolls

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 07:25:32 -0400

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The fake pages, groups, and profiles tried to sow political chaos around the world.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/facebook-russia-us-removals

Trump Wants To Force Immigrants To Submit Eye Scans, Voice Prints, And DNA

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:25:32 -0400

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“They’re using what is overly general language in the law to justify a massive, unprecedented expansion to collect really personal information," one former immigration official said.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/trump-immigrant-biometric-info-applications

Trump Defended The Alleged Kenosha Protest Shooter But Criticized The Portland Protest Shooter

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:25:35 -0400

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Trump claimed the Kenosha shooting suspect “probably would’ve been killed” if he had acted differently.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emersonmalone/trump-kenosha-portland

Trump Staff Keep Spreading Manipulated Videos Of Joe Biden

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 16:25:35 -0400

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“This is what happens when you corner a rat,” a spokesperson for Joe Biden told BuzzFeed News


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/trump-staff-spreading-manipulated-biden-videos

Joe Biden’s Most Direct Case Against Trump: The President Is A "Toxin"

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 20:59:07 -0400

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Biden scrapped his go-to "soul of the nation" speech, at least for a day, to characterize Trump as a leader who only deepens the crises of the moment.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/biden-kenosha-portland-protests-trump

Michael Flynn's Fate Is Unsettled Again After An Appeals Court Said It Wouldn't Force A Judge To Dismiss His Case

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 19:13:12 -0400

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The case now goes back to a district judge to decide whether to approve the Justice Department's request to dismiss Flynn's criminal case.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/michael-flynn-court-wont-dismiss-case

Activists At The March On Washington Say Jacob Blake’s Shooting Has Reenergized Black Lives Matter Protests. They Wish It Didn’t Have To.

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 01:19:13 -0400

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“I was just kind of saddened that it took someone, a Black man, getting hurt that badly for us to come together like that.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/march-on-washington-2020-jacob-blake-protest

These Scientists Are Still Studying The World’s Most Controversial Drug, But They Can’t Find Enough People To Take It

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 09:25:28 -0400

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Scientists launched clinical trials to see if a malaria drug could prevent COVID-19. What happened next shows how politicized and disorganized coronavirus research has become.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/hydroxychloroquine-clinical-trials-prevention

Alice Johnson Received A Full Pardon From President Trump

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 23:25:27 -0400

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Johnson was released in 2018 after her sentence was commuted by Trump. She received the pardon a day after speaking about her story at the Republican National Convention.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/alice-johnson-pardoned-by-president-trump

Mark Zuckerberg Said Apple Has A “Stranglehold” On Your iPhone

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 13:25:20 -0400

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At a companywide meeting, Facebook's CEO also said President Donald Trump brought up China during an October dinner at the White House.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/zuckerberg-apple-monopoly

Facebook Employees Are Outraged At Mark Zuckerberg's Explanations Of How It Handled The Kenosha Violence

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 08:25:33 -0400

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Following days of violence and civil unrest, Facebook employees wonder if their company is doing enough to stifle militia and QAnon groups stoking violence on the social network.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-employees-slam-zuckerberg-kenosha-militia-shooting

Here's What DC Looked Like During Trump's Speech Last Night

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 17:15:54 -0400

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As Trump accepted the nomination for president at the White House, protests took over the streets of DC.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katebubacz/blm-protest-trump-speech-rnc

Painters In Kenosha Are Covering Up Black Lives Matter Messages With Murals About “Love” And “Unity”

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:25:28 -0400

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As protests and violence upset their city, some white residents are trying to drown out BLM messages with something else. “Black lives — no, cut me out,” one said. “All lives matter.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mollyhensleyclancy/kenosha-black-lives-matter-wisconsin-painting

Trump Asked For A Chance To Fix America's "Chaos" In 2016. He's Asking For The Same After Four Years As President.

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 16:03:13 -0400

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The president and many of the Republicans who spoke at this week's RNC detailed America's major cities as drowning in violence, but placed blame elsewhere.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/rnc-trump-speech-2020-republican-nomination

A Large Crowd At President Trump's RNC Rally Basically Ignored COVID-19 Social Distancing Precautions

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 16:08:28 -0400

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Washington, DC, prohibits crowds larger than 50 people because of the pandemic, but federal land is exempt.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/trump-rnc-packed-crowd-white-house-coronavirus

Yes, Hurricane Laura Really Did Tear Down A Confederate Monument

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 06:25:33 -0400

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Calcasieu Parish voted to keep the South's Defenders monument in August. Nature disagreed.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/confederate-monument-hurricane-laura

The H1N1 Vaccine Is A Cautionary Tale For The Coronavirus

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 20:25:23 -0400

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The first lesson of any vaccination program? “You have to get people on board with getting the vaccine.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/danvergano/coronavirus-vaccine-h1n1-biden-trump

Donald Trump And Republicans Have Seen The Future And It Is Canceled

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 18:12:36 -0400

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There’s no policy platform at this week’s RNC — just a whole lot of loyalty to Trump and a whole bunch of speakers afraid Democrats will cancel them next.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/donald-trump-cancel-culture-rnc

What They Saw: Ex-Prisoners Detail The Horrors Of China's Detention Camps

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 18:25:25 -0400

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Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been held inside Xinjiang’s camps, but very little is known about life inside. BuzzFeed News spoke to dozens of ex-detainees.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alison_killing/china-ex-prisoners-horrors-xinjiang-camps-uighurs

Blanked-Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 15:25:28 -0400

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China's Baidu blanked out parts of its mapping platform. We used those locations to find a network of buildings bearing the hallmarks of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang. Here's how we did it.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alison_killing/satellite-images-investigation-xinjiang-detention-camps

China Secretly Built A Vast New Infrastructure To Imprison Muslims

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 15:00:29 -0400

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China rounded up so many Muslims in Xinjiang that there wasn’t enough space to hold them. Then the government started building.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/meghara/china-new-internment-camps-xinjiang-uighurs-muslims

RNC Video Showing Rioters In “Biden’s America” Is Actually Spain

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 17:25:23 -0400

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The video is part of a pattern of Trump and his supporters portraying BLM protests as violent.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/rnc-protest-video-barcelona

The ACLU Is Suing The Trump Administration Over Its Repression Of Portland Protests

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:13:58 -0400

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The civil liberties group says protesters were brutalized by federal agents.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolinehaskins1/aclu-suing-trump-portland-protests

Schools Cannot Discriminate Against Transgender Students When It Comes To Bathrooms, An Appeals Court Ruled

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:25:24 -0400

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The decision from the 4th Circuit siding with transgender student Gavin Grimm puts the issue of transgender bathroom use back on track for a US Supreme Court fight.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/court-rules-schools-cannot-discriminate-transgender

Trump Used The Power Of His Office As A Prop During The RNC

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:40:07 -0400

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The segments broke political norms of separating official government business from campaigning with a naturalization ceremony and pardon signing at the White House.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/trump-white-house-rnc-backdrop

The Republican National Convention Is Creating A False Coronavirus Fantasy

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:26:41 -0400

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Melania Trump spoke to COVID-19’s devastation. But almost no one else at the RNC has.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/republican-convention-coronavirus-trump-rnc

A Refugee From Vietnam Has Been Named The New Leader Of ICE

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:25:23 -0400

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Tony Pham takes over the agency amid a major drop in the number of immigrant detainees as facilities grapple with the coronavirus.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/tony-pham-new-ice-director