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Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Russian Government Launches Western ‘Fake News’ Tracker

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched the page from its official website, featuring five reports from U.S. and British media. The publications are dramatically shown on the site, stamped with red text “Fake” above a Russian language disclaimer stating: “This material contains data, not corresponding to the truth.”

February 23, 2017
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arrives to talks to the media after a weekly Senate Republican luncheon

McConnell To Trump: ‘Stick To The Script’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that while Donald Trump should “stick to the script,” he remains comfortable backing the presumptive Republican nominee. In an atypically candid interview with Bloomberg’s “Masters in Politics” podcast, McConnell expressed caution over Trump’s racist comments towards Judge Gonzalo Curiel.

June 10, 2016

Texas Woman Gets 18 Years For Obama Ricin Plot

Washington (AFP) — A U.S. actress who tried to blame her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, and a gun control activist got 18 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider sentenced Shannon Guess Richardson to 216 months in federal prison on a biological weapons charge […]

July 17, 2014

Top State Court Rejects New York Giant Fizzy Drink Ban

New York (AFP) — An attempt by the city of New York to ban giant fizzy drinks and other sweet sodas — blamed by some for fueling obesity — was rejected Thursday by the highest court in the state. The decision upheld a ruling from a local appeals court in July 2013 after a judge […]

June 26, 2014

Poll: Big Majority Wants To Keep Obamacare

As pundits continue to shout to the heavens that Obamacare is a political disaster, a new poll is telling a very different story. According to a Bloomberg News poll released Tuesday, 64 percent of Americans support keeping the Affordable Care Act in place. Of that group, 13 percent would keep the law completely intact, while […]

March 13, 2014