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“40% of Americans can’t cover a $400 emergency expense”

“Four in ten Americans can’t, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Board. Those who don’t have the cash on hand say they’d have to cover it by borrowing or selling something. The bright side? That’s an improvement … Continue reading

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[Good News] “US will promise N. Korea’s Kim Jong-un it will not seek regime change – Pompeo “

“The US will have to assure North Korea it won’t seek to undermine its leader Kim Jong-un, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has implied. That comes after years of slamming him as a dictator and squeezing his country with sanctions. … Continue reading

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“YouTube is not safe for your children: The video platform “data mines” information from its young users”

“According to multiple advocacy groups, the popular video sharing platform YouTube (which is owned by Google) is now illegally collecting information from some of its youngest users in order to explicitly target them for advertising. These groups (twenty in total) … Continue reading

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[Censorship] Facebook Will Now Censor News They Don’t “Trust”

“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based on trustworthiness, and promotes or suppresses its content based on that metric.” https://www.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/facebook-has-begun-to-rank-news-organizations-by-trust?utm_term=.ng6ZOl2Xv2#.nx0mQ9KOqK Who decides what’s “trustworthiness”? The individuals … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “65% of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math”

“Sixty-five percent of the eighth graders in American public schools in 2017 were not proficient in reading and 67 percent were not proficient in mathematics, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress test results released by the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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[N. Korea] “Kim Says He’ll Give Up Weapons if U.S. Promises Not to Invade”

“North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, told President Moon Jae-in of South Korea when they met that he would abandon his nuclear weapons if the United States would agree to formally end the Korean War and promise that it would not … Continue reading

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“Former Top UN Weapons Inspector: Assad Likely Not Responsible For Chemical Weapons Attack”

“The former director of UN weapons inspectors in Syria says that he is skeptical the Syrian government was behind the chemical weapons attack in Douma because Bashar Al-Assad did not stand to gain in any way… “With great criticism from … Continue reading

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