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Justin Haskins: Socialists in US beware – the lessons from Conservatives’ landslide win in Britain

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If I may paraphrase Karl Marx: A specter is haunting the Democratic Party – the specter of socialism. Democrats have every right to be terrified of this specter– because if they nominate socialist Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont or Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as their presidential candidate, they could suffer a crushing defeat, just as Britain’s Labour Party did last Read More

City of Pensacola hit by ransomware attack

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The city of Pensacola, Fla. is still grappling with the impact of a ransomware attack over the weekend. City spokesperson Kaycee Lagarde confirmed on Tuesday that it was ransomware. The news was first reported in the Pensacola News Journal. “As a result, we disconnected much of our network until the issues can be resolved,” Lagarde told Read More

AOC-allied climate group announces ‘insurgent’ House primary challenges against ‘establishment candidates’

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The Democratic Party can expect to face even more progressive pushback in the 2020 primaries as a prominent climate group on Thursday advanced”insurgent” candidates in order to garner future congressional support for the Green New Deal. The group, known as the Sunrise Movement, has worked with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to promote her signature legislation and Read More

Rep. Andy Biggs: Democrats continue baseless rush to impeach Trump despite no evidence of wrongdoing

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The House Judiciary Committee, on which I serve, met Wednesday night to continue work on the baseless articles of impeachment that partisan Democrats are considering against President Trump – despite the obvious absence of any grounds for seeking his removal from office. No one should be surprised that the Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Read More

‘It makes a mockery of people!’ French protesters not ready to back down in the face of Macron’s controversial pension reform

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With mass protests against Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plan entering their seventh day, French workers and unions signaled that they are not ready to back down in their efforts to have the new scheme completely scrapped. In a much-anticipated speech on Wednesday, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe resisted protesters’ demands and said he was “totally Read More

Alyssa Milano pulls out of Andrew Yang fundraiser amid sexual misconduct allegations against staffer

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Alyssa Milano pulled out of an upcoming fundraiser in Los Angeles forDemocratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Tuesday over what she described as the campaign’s lack of urgency regarding sexual misconduct allegations against a Yang campaign staffer. Milano – an actress, activist and #MeToo advocate – said on Twitter on Tuesday that she “made the difficult decision” Read More

Absolute power: How WADA became the judge, jury and executioner of world sports

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Russia’s four-year sporting ban has demonstrated the extent of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) ability to decide the fate of entire nations in the world of sport. How did a single bureaucracy gain such absolute power? Earlier this week, WADA banned Russia from hosting or competing in international sporting events for four years, over alleged Read More

Mexico’s ex-public security secretary arrested in US, accused of taking millions in bribes from ‘El Chapo’ cartel

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Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico’s former public security secretary, has been arrested in the U.S. on charges of taking millions of dollars in bribes from the cartel controlled by ruthless drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Garcia Luna, 51, who now lives in Florida, was arrested Monday in Dallas. The charges against him were contained in an Read More

Surgeons withdraw support for heart disease advice

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European clinical guidelines on how to treat a major form of heart disease are under review following a BBC Newsnight investigation. Europe’s professional body for heart surgeons has withdrawn support for the guidelines, saying it was “a matter of serious concern” that some patients may have had the wrong advice. Guidelines recommended both stents and Read More

‘Frozen II’ ices out ‘Playmobil’ for weekend box office

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“Frozen 2” dominated box office charts for the third weekend in a row as Disney’s animated sequel scored another $34.7 million in North America. Those ticket sales, a 60% decline from its massive Thanksgiving haul, boost its domestic tally to $337 million. “Frozen 2” earned $130 million in its inaugural outing and another $123 million Read More