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    Newly released records appear to show that many Silicon Valley companies including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon have thousands of previously-unreported contracts with the U.S. military and law enforcement, including ICE and the FBI. Business Insider reports that a number of subcontracts between Silicon Valley tech firms and the U.S. military were obtained by open records requests by the accountability nonprofit Tech Inquiry. The records show that tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have more than 5,000 agreements with agencies...
    Tech giants, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft, have secured more than 5,000 previously unreported contracts with military and federal law enforcement, data published on Wednesday shows. According to accountability nonprofit, Tech Inquiry, some of those contracts have been with the Department of Defense, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the FBI. The research was led by Jack Poulson, a former Google research scientist who quit the company in 2018.  Tech giants, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft,...
    William D. Hartung July 12, 2020 1:47AM (UTC) This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Think of it as a war system thats been coming home for years. The murder of George Floyd has finally shone a spotlight on the need to defund local police departments and find alternatives that provide more genuine safety and security. The same sort of spotlight needs soon to be shone on the American military machine and the wildly well-funded damage its been doing for...
    About 160 members of the Venezuelan Armed Forces have given COVID-19 tests positive, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López reported this Saturday. “We have an important group of officers and troops infected with COVID-19, more than 160 troops who have been accompanying the brigades house by house,” Padrino López said during a military act in Caracas. He also argued that several of the soldiers caught the disease at border posts with Colombia and Brazil, where they receive Venezuelan migrants who return...
    Fire ravages 249-year-old Spanish mission in Southern California 7-Elevens Free Slurpee Day was canceled and there are fewer food deals, Tax Day freebies due to COVID-19 Trump Finally Wears a Mask for Cameras During Visit to Military Hospital © TheWrap Donald Trump President Donald Trump made a rare public appearance donning a mask on Saturday. The president wore the mask while visiting wounded service members and COVID-19 health care providers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
    Iran and China have quietly drafted a sweeping economic and security partnership that would clear the way for billions of dollars of Chinese investments in energy and other sectors, undercutting the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Iranian government because of its nuclear and military ambitions. The partnership, detailed in an 18-page proposed agreement obtained by The New York Times, would vastly expand Chinese presence in banking, telecommunications, ports, railways and dozens of other projects. In exchange, China would receive...
    U.S. President Donald Trump put on a face mask Saturday for his visit with American service members at a military hospital outside Washington. Trump, who has mostly avoided wearing a mask in public, said he would wear one during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, telling Fox News “it’s a very appropriate thing” to do in a hospital setting. The president said that in addition to meeting with wounded soldiers, he would meet with...
    President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020.Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during a public visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, after long resisting bipartisan prodding to lead by example and demonstrate to Americans the importance of wearing a face covering to prevent the transmission of coronavirus.  Trump was visiting...
    By Steve Holland BETHESDA, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who has avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, donned one on Saturday at a military medical facility outside Washington where he was to meet with wounded soldiers and front-line health-care workers. The visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center marked Trumps first public appearance with a face covering since the virus began sweeping across the United States earlier this year. Trump had previously...
    President Trump is covering up. The president, who has resisted calls to wear a face covering in public throughout the coronavirus epidemic, appeared for the first time with one before the White House press corps. It was navy blue bearing the presidential seal in gold. The occasion was a visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where he met with wounded troops and medical staff on Saturday. “I love masks in the appropriate locations,” Trump told reporters as...
    PRESIDENT Donald Trump visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center… and wore a mask. The President was seen with his face covered in a blue mask as he visited the facility on Saturday, video shared by The Hill showed. #BREAKING: President Trump visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is wearing a mask. pic.twitter.com/uZOzM4Lpvs— The Hill (@thehill) July 11, 2020 Trump has only been pictured wearing a face mask once before, during a private part of a Michigan tour....
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Visiting military hospital, Trump wears a mask in public for first time during pandemic. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    U.S. President Donald Trump planned to visit American service members Saturday at an army hospital outside Washington, the White House said. Trump said he would wear a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, telling Fox News that “it’s a very appropriate thing” to do in a hospital setting. The president said that in addition to meeting with wounded soldiers, he would meet with workers tasked with containing the spread of the new...
    A video showing the alleged living conditions of suspected coronavirus patients in the U.S. military is raising questions after going viral online. Hide Footage originally posted to TikTok shows what appears to be a soldier laying on a cot outside after purportedly experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19. Hide The clip quickly spread across social media, garnering over 3 million views from just one post on Twitter alone. i just saw this on tiktok… and damn, wtf pic.twitter.com/qZI4XX7OYD— la rata
    U.S. Navy, Capt. Brett Crozier addresses the crew on board the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) When looking at the frightful daily tally of new COVID-19 cases, it’s understandable that the concentration has been on states at the top of all the charts. Florida has already logged over 10,000 new cases and 95 deaths on Saturday—and it’s early. Yesterday, the United States topped 71,000 cases, with a marked increase in deaths trailing, predictably, behind the spike in cases that began...
    SAN ANTONIO – More than 500 vehicles filled the parking lot of NISD’s Athletic Complex on Saturday morning to honor the service and life of Fort Hood Army soldier, Vanessa Guillen. The event was a community effort that began about a week ago on a local Jeep club’s Facebook page. “It originally started with just one simple question of, ‘Who would be down to do a Jeep convoy in honor of Vanessa?‘” Melissa García said. García prompted the question and...
    Bay City News Service SAN FRANCISCO — A Russian man has been convicted of hacking into three Bay Area tech companies, United States Attorney David Anderson announced Friday. Yevgeniy Nikulin, 32, was convicted by a federal jury for hacking into LinkedIn, DropBox and the social networking company formerly known as Formspring. The jury found Nikulin hacked into computers belonging to the three companies. He installed malware on computers belonging to LinkedIn and Formspring and stole the usernames and passwords of...
    Charlie Sheen has a solid batting swing. Old Row Georgia Tech tweeted a video of the “Major League” star taking in some batting practice at Georgia Tech’s Russ Chandler Stadium, and his swing looked good. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) When thrown a pitch, the Hollywood legend crushed the ball. While you can’t see how far it went, from the sound of contact it’s clear it was a good hit. Watch the awesome...
    By HENRI GENDREAU, The Roanoke Times BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Since Virginia Tech announced in early June that it would once again reexamine the name of a dorm mired in Ku Klux Klan controversy, focus has turned to other campus facilities named for men with ties to the Confederacy and white supremacy. Colleges nationwide are rethinking place names as they reckon with renewed momentum for racial justice sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd while in police custody...
    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Marines at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa have been infected with the coronavirus in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawa’s governor said Saturday, demanding an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Gov. Denny Tamaki said he could say only that a “few dozen” cases had been found recently because the U.S. military asked that the exact figure not be released. The outbreaks occurred at Marine Corps. Air...
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    By BABA AHMED, Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Police fired tear gas Saturday in Mali’s capital as scattered groups came out for a second straight day of anti-government protests, defying the presidents latest call for dialogue. The turnout was far smaller than the thousands who surged through the streets Friday, briefly occupying the state television station and setting fires. At least one person was killed Friday, said Djime Kante, spokesman for the Gabriel Toure hospital in Bamako. Tear gas...
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Police fired tear gas Saturday in Mali’s capital as scattered groups came out for a second straight day of anti-government protests, defying the president’s latest call for dialogue. The turnout was far smaller than the thousands who surged through the streets Friday, briefly occupying the state television station and setting fires. At least one person was killed Friday, said Djime Kante, spokesman for the Gabriel Toure hospital in Bamako. Tear gas wafted into the hospital...
    CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk reacts following the companys initial public offering at the NASDAQ market in New York June 29, 2010Brendan McDermid | Reuters This stock market is like the old line about having one foot in a bucket of scalding water and the other in a bucket of ice, netting out to a neutral, if not comfortable, temperature. Theres the blistering Nasdaq, with its unassailable technology gatekeepers and a combustible frenzy in Tesla stealing much of the...
    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawan officials said Saturday, demanding an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could say only that a “few dozen” cases had been found recently because the U.S. military asked that the exact figure not be released. The outbreaks occurred at Marine Corps. Air...