The Russia Investigations: How Many More Maria Butinas Are There?

The Russia Investigations: How Many More Maria Butinas Are There?

In a week even Hollywood couldn't have scripted, the feds launch their case against a Russian accused of infiltrating U.S. politics. And the deputy attorney general speaks out on foreign interference.

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The Inside Story Of Papa John’s Toxic Culture

The Inside Story Of Papa John's Toxic Culture

Papa John's founder John Schnatter’s alleged behavior ranges from spying on his workers to sexually inappropriate conduct, which has resulted in at least two confidential settlements.

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‘Fourteen wounded’ in German bus stabbing

'Fourteen wounded' in German bus stabbing

Fourteen people have been wounded, some seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in the German city of Luebeck, local reports say.

Police in the city, in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein, said a suspect had been taken into custody.

A police spokesperson confirmed that no one was killed in the attacks. An area surrounding a bus stop in the Kuecknitz neighbourhood was sealed off.

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How can Facebook stop climate misinformation when its ‘fact-checkers’ are deniers?

How can Facebook stop climate misinformation when its ‘fact-checkers’ are deniers?

If you had any hope that Facebook would be a positive force in the fight against catastrophic climate change, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dashed them this week. Serious U.S. climate action has been stalled by billions of dollars in spending by the big fossil fuel polluters that have spread disinformation to politicians, the media, and the public. But this week, Zuckerberg made clear that Facebook won’t explicitly ban either Holocaust denial or an extreme conspiracy theory guy like Alex Jones — who is a major climate science denier.

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Trump threatens tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods coming to America

Trump threatens tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods coming to America

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to place tariffs on all goods imported by the US from China in a major escalation of the burgeoning trade war between the two nations. “I’m ready to go to 500,” Trump said in an interview with CNBC’s Joe Kernen that aired Friday morning. The US imported $US505 billion worth of goods from China in 2017, according to Census Bureau data.

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City rallies behind teen’s hotdog stand

City rallies behind teen's hotdog stand

After a complaint threatened to shutter a young boy's hotdog stand, US city officials decided instead to rally behind him to keep it open. Jaequan Faulkner, 13, has been selling hotdogs outside his home in North Minneapolis, in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, since 2016. His stand was at risk of closure after someone reported him for not having a permit, local media say. Instead, city staff helped him obtain a permit and get back to work on Monday.

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