Monthly Archives: January 2018

Facebook, Google tell Congress they´re fighting extremist content with counterpropaganda

CNBC.com, by John Shinal Posted By: JansGraphix- Thu, 18 16 2018 04:16:12 GMT Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress Wednesday that they´ve gone beyond screening and removing extremist content and are creating more anti’terror propaganda to pre’empt violent messages at the source. Representatives from the three companies told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation that they are, among other things, targeting people likely to be swayed by extremist messages and pushing content aimed at countering that message. Several senators criticized their past efforts as not going far enough. “We believe that a key part of combating extremism is preventing recruitment by disrupting the underlying ideologies that drive people

Katie Couric to co’host Winter Olympics opening ceremony

United Press International, by Wade Sheridan Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 18 19 2018 04:19:03 GMT Katie Couric is returning to NBC to co’host the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Couric will be joining host Mike Tirico who is replacing Bob Costas as NBC´s primetime host for the games. The Opening Ceremony will air on Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Couric will also be contributing to NBC´s coverage of the Winter Olympics following the Opening Ceremony. “It´s beyond exciting to welcome Katie back to our Olympic booth. Katie has extensive Olympic experience, having anchored the Today show at six previous Games, and hosted the Opening Ceremony in

Pope Francis Honors Dutch Abortion Activist with Pontifical Medal of Knighthood

Breitbart National Security, by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. Posted By: KarenJ1- Thu, 18 51 2018 04:51:32 GMT Pope Francis has conferred the title of “Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great” on Lilianne Ploumen, a Dutch politician and vocal agitator for abortion rights. Last year, Ploumen founded a pro’abortion organization called She Decides, which offers funding and support for international NGOs that provide, facilitate or campaign for abortion. In an email to the Catholic Herald, Ms. Ploumen said that she was “very honoured” by the pontifical medal, which was sent via the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs last month. In an interview with Dutch radio, Ploumen said she views the honor as a

House Panel Will Release Fusion GPS Founder’s Testimony Transcript

Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross Posted By: KarenJ1- Thu, 18 13 2018 05:13:27 GMT The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to release a transcript of Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson’s testimony before the panel last November. The transcript could be released later Thursday, a source told The Daily Beast. (Snip) A source familiar with the committee’s business told The Daily Caller earlier this week that there was a growing feeling among Republicans on the committee that Schiff was using the release of the transcript to score political points by making it seem like Republicans wanted to keep Simpson’s testimony a secret. Republicans bristled at Schiff’s statement because it was a GOP’led effort

Teen shot dead by deputy in Ohio courthouse during fight with family members

By Katherine Lam Source:: Fox News National

British politician caught canoodling gal pal who made vile Meghan Markle comment

The heart wants what the heart wants.

Jessica Chastain recalls fighting back after her mother’s boyfriend slapped her

Jessica Chastain Recalls Fighting Back as a Child After Being Slapped by Her Mother’s Boyfriend