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Texas AG leads Google antitrust probe

Fifty attorneys general are joining an investigation into Google over possible antitrust violations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the initiative’s leader, announced Monday.

The news confirms reports last week about the bipartisan investigation into Google’s practices. The probe includes attorneys general from 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. California and Alabama are not involved in the probe, Paxton said at a press conference.

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CIA crushes CNN’s latest Trump-Russia conspiracy theory

After the Mueller report fiasco, one would think the media who don’t like Trump would be more careful with their reporting, and before reporting it. But they just keep at it.

In the process, as quoted above, through their false reporting and false claims, it’s they who are endangering lives, not Donald Trump:

Brittany Bramell, the CIA director of public affairs, told CNN:

“CNN’s narrative that the Central Intelligence Agency makes life-or-death decisions based on anything other than objective analysis and sound collection is simply false. Misguided speculation that the President’s handling of our nation’s most sensitive intelligence—which he has access to each and every day—drove an alleged exfiltration operation is inaccurate.” [..]

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said,

“CNN’s reporting is not only incorrect, it has the potential to put lives in danger.”

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OANN files $10M lawsuit against Rachel Maddow, MSNBC, Comcast

On July 22, Rachel Maddow claimed on air that OANN was “literally paid Russian programming.”

Maddow, at best, grossly exaggerated a report from a Daily Beast article that OANN correspondent Kristian Brunovich Rouz was also writing for the Russian news outlet Sputnik.

The lawsuit which was filed by OANN CEO Robert Herring, also accuses Comcast, MSNBC’s parent company, of “anti-competitive censorship” because the network refuses to carry the network as part of its cable line-up.

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CA Governor Newsom signs bill prohibiting suspending disruptive kids

It is will soon be illegal in California for both public and charter schools to suspend disruptive students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 419, which permanently prohibits willful defiance suspensions in grades four and five. It also bans such suspensions in grades six through eight for five years.

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NRA sues San Francisco over city declaring it a domestic terrorist organization

The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Monday sued the city of San Francisco over a declaration deeming the lobbying group a “domestic terrorist organization,” according to The Associated Press.

The city Board of Supervisors passed the resolution last week, with Supervisor Catherine Stefani saying she was moved to draft it following August’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

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The New Yorker proposes gun control to fight climate change

“Any movement toward a more just and civil society can now be considered a meaningful climate action,” asserts a new essay in the New Yorker, which links gun control, immigration, and climate change.

“Securing fair elections is a climate action. Combating extreme wealth inequality is a climate action. Shutting down the hate machines on social media is a climate action,” insists New Yorker writer Jonathan Franzen in his lengthy September 8 essay.

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America’s first gay credit union gets green light from Michigan

Michigan on Monday approved a charter for the new financial institution designed for LGBT customers, clearing the way for online service to begin early in 2020.

Superbia Credit Union will offer products which are often outside the scope of a more traditional lender, such as loans for transgender people in the process of transitioning, said Myles Meyers, founder of New York-based Superbia Services Inc., which created the credit union.

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