Facebook’s ‘Trending News’ tab still exists, and it’s a beautifully empty wasteland

Praise be.Image: pixabay Pustulous Twitter politicking got you down? Look no further for a sweet escape from the 2018 news-hellscape, my friends, than Facebook’s Trending News tab. What?! IN the news tab, you say? Isn’t that where click-hungry press organizations and ill-informed uncles thrive, symbiotically sucking each other’s teats of…

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Judge: ICE shouldn’t ‘remove’ people applying for green cards just because they have deportation orders

(CNN)A federal judge in Boston said Thursday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement shouldn’t remove people who are in the process of applying for green cards just because they have final orders of removal. Wolf’s statement was not a preliminary injunction, which would have been a court order for ICE to…

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Florida’s GOP gubernatorial nominee says a vote for his black opponent would ‘monkey this up’

Washington (CNN)Fresh off his victory in the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary, Rep. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that voters would “monkey this up” if they elected his African-American Democratic opponent, Andrew Gillum, to be governor, immediately drawing accusations of racism. “Well, I’ll try to be articulate, Chris,” Gillum told Chris Cuomo…

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Hundreds Of Newspapers Are Challenging Trump’s Attacks: ‘We Are Not The Enemy

The Boston Globe had called last week for publications nationwide to publish editorials this Thursday that push back against Trump’s repeated attacks on the media. The Globe said From Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; and Bismarck, North Dakota, papers from across the nation have followed through with their promise today, publishing editorials…

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Here’s who will be hurt by New York’s cap on Uber and Lyft

(CNN)New York City’s recent decision to place a one-year cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses is a sad example of government favoritism for the yellow taxi industry against fair-market competitors like Uber and Lyft. This will hurt poor and minority riders and entrepreneurs, and subject New Yorkers, like myself, further…

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