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Facebook Empowers Far-Left Group to Bury “Fake News”

Facebook has announced it will empower Snopes, an organization with a clear left-wing bias, to bury so-called “fake news” on its news feed, a move that clearly opens the door for the outright censorship of conservative content and opinion. “To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and…

DNC docs were leaked, not hacked, intelligence veterans say

Anonymous allegations that Russian government hackers interfered with the US elections are “evidence-free,” several retired intelligence professionals argued in an open letter. Any hack would have been noticed by the NSA, which has stayed silent, they say. Last Friday, the New York Times and the Washington Post cited anonymous sources claiming the CIA believed Russia…

Most Americans Reject “Russian Hacking” Conspiracy Theory

The majority of Americans reject the claim that “Russian hackers,” not voters, chose Donald Trump as president. When asked if “Russian cyberattacks” helped Trump win the White House, 59% of Americans said no, according to a poll conducted by Fox News. Surprisingly, the poll revealed the respondents weren’t die-hard Trump supporters given their responses to…

Philippines' Duterte Admits Faking Illness to Avoid Meeting Obama

On Monday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte admitted he was purposely absent from a group photo and gala at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Peru to avoid an uncomfortable encounter with US President Barack Obama. Duterte confessed that he was not telling the truth when he originally claimed that he was not feeling well.…

Two Border Tunnels Discovered From Tijuana to California

Mexican officials discovered two tunnels in the border city of Tijuana that lead straight into California. The tunnels were found in an area consisting of warehouses. Monday, prosecutors confirmed that one tunnel successfully reached San Diego, California, and the other was unfinished. The Attorney General’s Office said the tunnels appear to have been used by…

Trump Picks Gov. Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to name former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. Gov. Perry was the chief executive of one of the country’s largest states and one of the largest economies in the world. He is also one of the most successful governors in…