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Cambridge Analytica Took 50M Facebook Users’ DataAnd Both Companies Owe Answers

Cambridge Analytica, a data analysis firm that worked on President Trump's 2016 campaign, and its related company, Strategic Communications Laboratories, pilfered data on 50 million Facebook users and secretly kept it, according to two reports in The New York Times and The Guardian. The apparent misuse of Facebook data—and the social media giant's failure to police it—leave both companies with plenty still to answer for. Facebook has suspended both Cambridge and SCL while it investigates whether both companies retained Facebook user data that had been provided by third-party researcher Aleksandr…

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YAAAS! Jenna Jameson ‘corrects’ Sally Kohn’s weepiest anti-Trump tweet yet, and it’s PERFECT

The Left has got to make up its mind. Either these countries are so horrible that we should protect them here in America (aka Trump was right about them being sh*tholes) OR the countries are AOK and we shouldn’t have to worry about them anymore. Sorry not sorry, you can’t have it both ways. Take for example Sally Kohn’s tweet about how mean ol’ Trump is ‘kicking Salvadorans out of the U.S.’ … Trump is kicking 200,000 Salvadorans out of the United States and forcing them back to a gang violence-ravaged…

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This Woman Cant Stop Photoshopping Trumps Face Onto the Queens (Top 50)

“It’s not about politics. It’s about the magic of Photoshop and making you laugh,” says New Jersey-based graphic designer Michal Krauthamer. The origin story is a simple one: She wanted to practice her photoshop skills so she tried photoshopping Donald Trump’s face onto Queen Elizabeth’s. She shared it with her friends who thought it was hilarious so she made more. Eventually she published an album on Facebook and it snowballed from there; Trump Queen was born. Below you will find the Sifter’s faves, but be sure to check out many…

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1.Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it hit bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked book in history.  The author of the tome that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist days for “reconstructing” conversations with his subjects inaccurately. And it doesn’t seem the old dog has learned any new tricks this time around.  SEE ALSO:…

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BADASS Nikki Haley TROUNCES Muslim diplomat calling the US a ‘BULLY’ over Jerusalem vote

Nikki Haley is done playing with the UN, especially when it comes to where the United States is going to place its OWN embassy. Done. And if other countries in the world don’t like it, Trump is more than ready to discuss cutting US aid to them. Works for us. Michelle Nichols, the Reuters United Nations bureau chief in New York, shared the story: .@realDonaldTrump threatens to cut aid to #UN member states over #Jerusalem vote https://t.co/s0bQSE7xYz — Michelle Nichols (@michellenichols) December 20, 2017 And then comments from a senior diplomat from…

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‘Special Impeachment Counsel’: Mark Levin connects the dots on Mueller and it’s MADDENING

Mark Levin knew from ‘day one’ that Mueller was being tapped to find a way to ‘impeach Trump.’ Sadly, it was clear from day one … https://t.co/IrwwBhE75C — Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) December 5, 2017 From Conservative Review: Levin called it from the start — literally right after Trump’s election victory for president. “They are plotting right now, mark my words. They are plotting right now, trying to figure out ways to bring down this administration, even before the week is over,” Levin said in November 2016. Over a year ago. Levin…

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Larry Flynt offers $10 million for dirt on Donald Trump

Larry Flynt will pay up if you have dirt on Donald Trump.Image: David Livingston/Getty Images Need some cash and have some dirt on Donald Trump? You might want to talk to Hustler founder Larry Flynt. The adult magazine mogul is offering $10 million “for information leading to the impeachment and removal from office” of the president. SEE ALSO: Sports teams are deserting Trump’s hotels, and it’s hitting his wallet hard The full-page ad was published in the Washington Post on Sunday, complete with a toll-free hotline and an email address…

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The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful protest

Image: Joe Toth/BPI/REX/Shutterstock Less than 48 hours after President Donald Trump began vocally lashing out at NFL players, some of those players struck back on the field.  During an Alabama rally for senatorial candidate Luther Strange, Trump went way off script and began calling any football players who took a knee during the national anthem a “son of a bitch.” He doubled down on this hardly-veiled attack on former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday with a series of tweets that called on owners to fire any player…

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LeBron James destroys Trump with the perfect, understated insult

Champion of insults.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock There are so many things to call President Donald Trump.  On Saturday morning, LeBron James found the perfect one. The NBA star called Trump “U bum” over the president’s rescinded invitation for Steph Curry to visit the White House, which came only after Curry stated that he didn’t want to go anyway.  SEE ALSO: NFL players slam Donald Trump for rant against protests U bum 😂 https://t.co/PU1WuB9lqs — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) September 23, 2017 at least the Trump era brought the until-now-criminally-underused insult of “bum” back…

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Trump discussed forming impenetrable cyber security unit with Russia

In a series of tweets on Sunday, U.S. President Trump recapped his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Apparently, the two world leaders discussed collaborating on cybersecurity together. Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded.. Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 9, 2017 The tweet is a bit curious, considering that Russia is being investigated for its role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Trump administration has come under fire for its…

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Trumps cybersecurity executive order is a good first step

More posts by this contributor: In Communications, Privacy And Security Are Illusions Happy New Year — Unless You’re A Startup A significant piece of cybersecurity news nearly drowned out by the firing of FBI Director James Comey. There aretwo overriding pointsregarding President Trumps executive order (EO) outlining plans to improve data security for federal agencies and to better protect critical U.S. infrastructure. Firstly, this development was truly important a serious call to action to beef up government cybersecurity measures at a time when breaches dominate the headlines and mounting worries about a…

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Planned Parenthood enrolls in 500 Startups seed program

Planned Parenthood has been threatened repeatedly with blockage of access in several states since Trump became our 45th president. But it also, as a consequence, has received a serious spike in donations (40 times its normal rate, according to the Guardian). The organizations leaders are now looking to 500 Startups seed program to help them capitalize on the recent surge and harness technology to help further the momentum. 500 will donate $100,000to the growing trove Planned Parenthood has already received since Trump took office, as well as kick off a…

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Trump, who scorned Obama’s golf habits, outpacing him in rounds

Palm Beach, Florida (CNN)President Donald Trump is well outpacing his predecessor on the green, making his 16th visit to one of his eponymous golf courses since taking office as he marks the end of another weekend at his Florida getaway. Trump was spotted Sunday driving a golf cart and making a putt at his Trump International Golf Course — the only sign of his activities at the facility since his handlers have declined to detail what he’s doing inside the private establishment. President Barack Obama, also an avid golfer, waited…

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