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Ted Wheeler, Portland mayor, decries groups using ‘guise of free speech’ to be violent

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, said Wednesday anyone planning violence or espousing hatred at a weekend protest by right-wing groups in the liberal city “are not welcome here.” Mayor Ted Wheeler spoke at a rally with [...]

‘Using the Lord’s name in vain’: Evangelicals chafe at Trump’s blasphemy

President Donald Trump’s frequent use of language taboo to many Christians has gotten him in a tight spot with evangelicals. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images white house A Trump-supporting West Virginia state senator who represents [...]

Beto Is Using His Slave-Owning Ancestry.

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Beto O’Rourke says he’s the descendant of slave owners. How shocked the American public must be to learn that a white dude called Robert Francis O’Rourke had someone in his family [...]

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children

BANGKOK — A Canadian educator who has said he was wrongfully sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges of sexually abusing children at a Jakarta school has been granted clemency and returned to Canada, his family said on Friday. Neil [...]

Nancy Pelosi cool to using inherent contempt powers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused Thursday to take a position on whether Congress should used its inherent contempt powers to fine or jail Trump administration officials — though she said that, and impeachment, are always possible. Mrs. [...]

One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

In the United States and Europe, the debate in the artificial intelligence community has focused on the unconscious biases of those designing the technology. Recent tests showed facial recognition systems made by companies like I.B.M. [...]

Man wanted in Vermont is shot after using stun gun on police

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Police say a man wanted for assault in Vermont was shot during a scuffle in which he used a stun gun on police officers in Florida. WCAX-TV reports that police in Inverness, Florida, say 41-year-old Jeremy Jennings [...]

‘How to Survive a Stock Market Crash Using Dividends’

By Brian Perry I thought it would be a good time to take a precautionary view of portfolio management while the market is roaring higher off of the late December lows. The S&P 500 shed 20% from Oct. 4 through Dec. 24 last year, covering [...]

San Diego chief patrol agent stands by using tear gas on migrants

Homeland Security officials said Tuesday that Border Patrol agents were right to use tear gas in repelling the “violent mob” that tried to burst through the border over the weekend, and said gas will be used again if another situation arises. Rodney [...]

Vietnam jails activist for using Facebook to abuse freedoms

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to five years in prison after finding him guilty of abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the government, organizations and individuals. Lawyer [...]