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The fantastical president.Image: Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-12-31 21:24:53 UTC President Donald Trump is often accused of living in his own personal fantasy world where white supremacists are “very fine people” and New Jersey muslims celebrated the 9/11 attack. So it is perhaps fitting that his New Year’s Eve…

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Facebook has been cracking down on fake news, but it’s been missing one very important place of conversation. Messenger, the standalone app for Facebook’s private messaging feature, is not being included in the company’s fact-checking program.  In March, Facebook recruited a team of third-party fact-checkers to flag fake news articles…

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Donald Trump deliberately hides the sex scandals and indiscretions of Washington, D.C. lawmakers, keeping the shameful information as potential blackmail material, reveals the National Enquirer this week.The president has amassed Nixon-style “dirt files containing damaging information on roguish elected officials, top military officials, top military officers and high-level bureaucrats,” claims…

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Tweet this.Image: JAAP ARRIENS/NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES By Kerry Flynn2017-09-28 19:55:59 UTC Twitter just provided another line of evidence that Russians were quite aggressive with their attempts to influence on the 2016 election.  Twitter revealed in a blog post on Tuesday that it had discovered about 200 accounts linked to…

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Nostradamus “predicted hurricanes and North Korea missile crisis,” claims this week’s Globe magazine, which promises to reveal the 16th-century French seer’s predictions for “what’s next!” It’s about as plausible and fact-based as anything else in this week’s dubious tabloids. “The false trumpet concealing madness will cause Byzantium to change…

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