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Kentucky governor's comments about vaccines adding to misinformation, experts warn

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The governor of Kentucky isn’t the only notable politician to question the necessity of vaccines, but experts warn that such comments are not happening in a vacuum, and could be exacerbating the confusion.Gov. Matt Bevin said during a recent radio interview that he and his wife decided to take their nine children to so-called 'pox parties' to expose them to the chicken pox rather than having them vaccinated for the disease, and questioned why such vaccines are mandatory."Why are we ...

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Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Facebook employees discussed Cambridge Analytica harvesting unwitting users' data as early as September 2015, months ahead of any public disclosures about the practice, which later became one of the troubled tech giants largest scandals to date.The disclosure comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Washington D.C.'s Attorney General Karl Racine, who is suing the social media giant for "ongoing unlawful trade practices.”Facebook has moved to dismiss the case as well as to keep a key document sealed.The sealed document, described ...

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Breaking News: Mueller Report Handed to DOJ

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Special Counsel Robert's Mueller report has beenhanded to the Justice Department for Attorney General William Barr's review.Congress has been notified of the transfer, a Justice Department spokeswoman just announced.This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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Mueller report handed off to Department of Justice; won't recommend any further indictments, a senior official says

ABC News(WASHINGTON) --  Special counsel Robert Mueller's much-anticipated report – the product of nearly two years of investigation – will not include any further indictments, according to a senior Department of Justice official.The report was handed to the Justice Department for Attorney General Bill Barr’s review, and Congress has been notified of the transfer late Friday afternoon, according to a Justice Department spokeswoman.According to federal regulations, the special counsel's final report should be "a confidential report explaining the prosecution or declination decisions reached by the ...

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Trump takes political offensive against Mueller report: 'People will not stand for it'

Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump's lawyers are preparing a legal defense to what might be in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, Trump himself is already casting the fight in stark political terms, arguing unelected bureaucrats were trying to "make a determination on my presidency."He's now repeatedly gone on the offensive against Mueller and the man who appointed him -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein -- trying to discredit their legitimacy by arguing they "never got a vote" and have no business ...

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Man exonerated over wrongful rape conviction after 36 years in prison

WBRZ(NEW ORLEANS) -- Three people testified that he was asleep at home when the rape occurred.The fingerprints at the scene were not a match.He is several inches shorter than the sole witness's description of the suspect and the witness didn't point to him as the suspect in two photo line ups.But he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a 1982 rape and stabbing.Thirty six years later, Archie Williams had his wrongful conviction vacated, as the Innocence Project detailed in ...

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Health food store employee allegedly taunted Jewish coworker about being in ‘gas chamber’: Police

Google Maps Street View(KINGSTON, N.Y.) --  A former employee of Kingston, New York, a family-owned health food store was arrested on Friday for repeatedly harassing a Jewish co-worker, including an incident where he allegedly shut off the lights and told her "You're in the gas chamber."William Sullivan was working in the produce department of Mother Earth's Storehouse earlier this month when the alleged anti-semitic verbal attacks began against Sarah Shabanowitz, a Jewish woman, who was working in the same section."Last week, on March 11, I ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo Here we go again.

Each time the subject of abolishing the Electoral College comes up, it reminds us anew that vast numbers of American citizens are civically illiterate.

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