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Exclusive: The true origins of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory. A Yahoo News investigation.

Exclusive: The true origins of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory. A Yahoo News investigation.

Read full articleWASHINGTON — In the summer of 2016, Russian intelligence agents secretly planted a fake report claiming that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was gunned down by a squad of assassins working for Hillary Clinton, giving rise to a notorious conspiracy theory that captivated conservative activists and was later promoted from inside President Trump’s White House, a Yahoo News investigation has found.Russia’s foreign intelligence service, known as the SVR, first circulated a phony “bulletin” — disguised to read as a real intelligence report —about the alleged...

July 13, 2019
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How Biden could lower oil and gas prices

How Biden could lower oil and gas prices

Read full articleBiden administration officials have been publicly and privately cajoling energy executives to increase production and help lower gasoline prices, which are well above $4 per gallon. Asking won’t work, however. Even if they ask nicely.Oil and natural gas producers base drilling decisions on economic factors and profitability estimates, not on requests from politicians. If President Biden wanted to, his administration could adjust federal policy in ways that would make fossil fuel investments less risky and more profitable, which in turn would boost the incentive to increase...

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'Shattered': Inside the secret battle to save America's undercover spies in the digital age

'Shattered': Inside the secret battle to save America's undercover spies in the digital age

Read full articleWhen hackers began slipping into computer systems at the Office of Personnel Management in the spring of 2014, no one inside that federal agency could have predicted the potential scale and magnitude of the damage. Over the next six months, those hackers — later identified as working for the Chinese government — stole data on nearly 22 million former and current American civil servants, including intelligence officials.The data breach, which included fingerprints, personnel records and security clearance background information, shook the intelligence community to its core....

January 3, 2020
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CDC makes 'breakthrough' on vaping crisis, names vitamin E oil as potential culprit

CDC makes 'breakthrough' on vaping crisis, names vitamin E oil as potential culprit

Read full articleAs cases of vaping-related illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a “breakthrough” in the search for a cause — the first identified toxicant: vitamin E acetate.The news comes in a study released Friday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, which analyzed fluid from the lungs of 29 patients with e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury (EVALI) in 10 different states. While the majority of those analyzed tested positive for either THC (82 percent) or nicotine (61 percent), the only substance to be “universally detected”...

November 8, 2019
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Bill Cosby shows no remorse in first interview from prison: 'It's all a set up'

Bill Cosby shows no remorse in first interview from prison: 'It's all a set up'

Read full article is speaking out from prison.Over a year after he was first for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand, the disgraced actor and comedian — who is serving three to 10 years — has given his first interview. In it, the 82-year-old maintained his innocence from his Pennsylvania correctional institution, Phoenix, which is located outside Philadelphia, and, because of that, he expects to serve the entire sentence. Cosby also called his trial a “set up” and the jurors “imposters.”“I have eight years and nine months left,” Cosby told , clearly not believing he will leave prison on...

November 25, 2019
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Grimes Confirms Tesla's Elon Musk Is Father Of Her Child

Grimes Confirms Tesla's Elon Musk Is Father Of Her Child

Read full articleIn an interview with , a pregnant Grimes officially confirmed that Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: ) CEO Elon Musk is the father of her child.In January, the 31-year-old Canadian singer, whose real name is Claire Boucher, posted a photoshopped image of a fetus onto a nude photo of herself.In response to a comment, she told a fan she's "knocked up."Grimes has been in a relationship with Musk since May 2018.In the interview, Grimes also talks about the possibilities of artificial intelligence taking over the creation of art — not to mention the rest of human society.From a...

March 8, 2020
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Fear of an Impending Car-Price Collapse Grips Auto Industry

Fear of an Impending Car-Price Collapse Grips Auto Industry

(Bloomberg) -- The auto industry -- already fretting lengthy factory shutdowns and depressed new-vehicle demand -- is starting to sound the alarm about a potential used-car price collapse that could have far-reaching consequences for manufacturers, lenders and rental companies.Used-vehicle auctions are for now virtually paralyzed, much like the rest of the economy. The grave concern market watchers have is that vehicles already are starting to pile up at places where buyers and sellers make and take bids on cars and trucks -- and that this imbalance will last for months.If that fear is...

April 13, 2020
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QAnon-supporting candidate unrepentant despite GOP criticism

QAnon-supporting candidate unrepentant despite GOP criticism

Read full articleATLANTA (AP) — Political newcomer Marjorie Taylor Greene was mocked as a supporter of QAnon conspiracies and denounced for videos deemed racist even by fellow Republicans who withdrew endorsements and declared her unfit for Congress.The businesswoman from northern Georgia had a blunt message for her critics as she coasted to victory in a Republican primary runoff election that should put her on an easy path to winning an open U.S. House seat: “I will not apologize.”“If Republicans want to win in 2020, they need to listen the message that I’m speaking," Greene told cheering...

August 12, 2020
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Putin says Russia may need the army to help battle coronavirus

Putin says Russia may need the army to help battle coronavirus

Read full article / 4Law enforcement officers wearing protective masks stand guard at a checkpoint in MoscowBy Vladimir Soldatkin and Tom BalmforthMOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia might need to call in the army to help tackle the coronavirus crisis and warned the contagion was getting worse after the number of confirmed cases rose by a record daily amount.Russia reported 2,558 new cases on Monday, bringing the overall nationwide tally to 18,328. Eighteen people diagnosed with the virus died overnight, pushing the death toll to 148. Though rising, the number...

April 13, 2020
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