Trump considering firing Rosenstein to check Mueller

April 13, 2018

(CNN)President Donald Trump is considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, multiple people familiar with the discussions tell CNN, a move that has gained urgency following the raid of the office of the President’s personal lawyer. Firing Mueller could throw Trump’s presidency into crisis and not all of Trump’s legal advisers are on board. One source said Rosenstein wouldn’t be fired. But some of Trump’s legal advisers are telling him…

Read More >>

Expect big things from SF Motors a stealth startup with big promise.

April 13, 2018

Just about everyone is buzzing about electric vehicles these days. Yet, despite charging stations popping up at work, and autonomous rideshare safety systems dominating the nightly news, most of us still drive (ourselves) to the gas station pump every week. The EV industry has been plagued with production and affordability issues that have prevented the widespread usage of these vehicles, making the buzz exactly that—all talk and no adoption. SF…

Read More >>

Aging senators ask ‘Mr. Zuckerberg’ for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

April 13, 2018

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images In what will probably be the premise of The Social Network 2,Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by members of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.  Zuckerberg answered questions about digital privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. And a lot of the senators asking the questions were old. Very old.  SEE ALSO: The best part of Mark Zuckerberg appearing in front of Congress was…

Read More >>

It looks like Amy Schumer is done with Sinclair Broadcasting.

April 12, 2018

If your TV station is discreetly pushing President Donald Trump’s agenda, Amy Schumer doesn’t want to talk to them. The actress, who’s currently promoting her new comedy “I Feel Pretty,” just reportedly canceled an interview with Washington D.C.-based WJLA, an ABC affiliate, BuzzFeed News learned. The station is owned by conservative Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which is facing intense backlash after it forced local news anchors across the country to read…

Read More >>

A Second Paul Manafort Associate Has Turned on Him

April 12, 2018

Former Trump campaign chief Rick Gates, Manaforts long-time right hand, began cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office in February. Manaforts attorneys revealed the information about the second former employee in an April 6, 2018, court filing. In the filing, Manaforts attorneys asked the federal judge overseeing the prosecution to block documents found in a storage unit in Alexandria, Virginia, from being used as evidence against him. They argue the…

Read More >>

How the U.S. put an end to plane hijacking and why gun reform advocates should take note.

April 12, 2018

Image by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. At one point in this country, a plane was hijacked at the rate of…

Read More >>

20 Kids Who Are More Intelligent Than Any Adult

April 12, 2018

via: Twitter You cannot argue with this logic. That kid deserves all the candy. Advertisement A post shared by Cecilia Spjuth (@ceciliast72) on May 21, 2016 at 10:48pm PDT This kid got stuck with a bunch of UNO cards, so what did she do? She fashioned a stand out of a hairbrush like the boss she is. Advertisement They say that women are great at multitasking, but this little whippersnapper…

Read More >>

The Most Infamous Crimes From Each of the 50 States

April 11, 2018

We all have a little bit of hometown pride, something that makes us all proud to claim our history plus it’s fun to brag a little about what makes your city different or special. But with every good state comes a dark side that we don’t get too excited to tell tourists or visiting friends. Each state comes with its own baggage and stories, some much darker than others. These…

Read More >>

20 Kids Who Are Legitimately Smarter Than You

April 11, 2018

via: Twitter You cannot argue with this logic. That kid deserves all the candy. Advertisement A post shared by Cecilia Spjuth (@ceciliast72) on May 21, 2016 at 10:48pm PDT This kid got stuck with a bunch of UNO cards, so what did she do? She fashioned a stand out of a hairbrush like the boss she is. Advertisement They say that women are great at multitasking, but this little whippersnapper…

Read More >>

Jet makes history on flight from Australia

April 11, 2018

How UK-Australia travel evolved to one flight The low-cost airline changing the way we fly Can long-haul air travel also be low cost? Speaking at an event ahead of the inaugural flight, he said the earliest Qantas flights between Australia and the UK – known as the “kangaroo route” – had taken four days and involved seven stops. Skip Twitter post by @bbc5live Passengers in Perth are preparing for the…

Read More >>

Parkland kids are changing America. Here are the black teens who helped pave their way.

April 11, 2018

Illustration by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. America hasn’t been the same since Feb. 14, 2018. That’s when a 19-year-old man…

Read More >>

Facebook is more dangerous than ever. You can make it stop

April 11, 2018

Cambridge Analytica's chief executive officer Alexander Nix. His firm recently found itself in the spotlight for misrepresenting itself and harvesting data from millions of Facebook users to aid the Trump campaign / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAImage: AFP/Getty Images Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this and used that…

Read More >>

Pay rise agreed for 1.3 million NHS staff

April 11, 2018

Image caption Tracey Budding will only get 6.5% more over three years as she is at the top of her pay band Tracey Budding works as a senior nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit and is an active member of the Royal College of Nursing. She is at the top of her pay band so will only get the 6.5% minimum. But she is backing the offer. “It is…

Read More >>

Selina raises $95M to create a boutique travel lodging experience built around communities

April 11, 2018

If you’re looking to travel abroad — and especially if you’re looking to work while doing so — it might be tough to convince yourself you can find a cool boutique hotel that caters to a lot of different price points, as well as surround yourself with people that will help you feel like you should still get your work done. That’s the goal of Selina, an emerging co-working and…

Read More >>

Facebook plans crackdown on ad targeting by email without consent

April 11, 2018

Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now TechCrunch has learned This snippet of a message sent by a Facebook rep to a client notes that “for any Custom Audiences data imported into Facebook, Advertisers will be required to represent and warrant that proper user content has been obtained.”  shown the message, Facebook spokesperson Elisabeth Diana told…

Read More >>