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Bernie Sanders: "Cardi B is right"

HuffPost reported that Sanders agrees with the rapper's words and sent out a tweet urging the government to strengthen Social Security to provide security to senior citizens when they retire after a lifetime of working and paying into the system.


Bump stock company shutting down

Bump stock company shutting down

Slide Fire Solutions, which touts itself as "the official bump stock", faced fierce push-back after the deadly event, though fear of a ban did cause a spike in sales for the device. "Obama Administration legalized bump stocks". But if it is enacted after the 90-day review period, owners and retailers will be required to destroy the devices or turn them over to the ATF, which estimates that the public has purchased about 520,000.


Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency

Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency

When Lindsey Graham asked Zuckerberg to name a competitor, Zuckerberg declined to even try. To what extent can Facebook target individual users with advertising based on their data? Ideally, the company should look to broaden its governance horizons, by seeking to truly engage in consultation and reform with Facebook's stakeholders - its users - as well as the civil society groups and regulatory bodies that seek to empower users in these spaces.


Video Shows Texas Police Officer Nearly Caught in Fiery House Explosion

Video Shows Texas Police Officer Nearly Caught in Fiery House Explosion

Three occupants of the house and two officers were injured in the explosion. The blast happened near Dallas, Texas on April 7 after officials say the brakes of the vehicle failed as the driver lost control and hit a gas line. "Otherwise, I would have been up on the wall and it would have exploded completely into my face". Sarah Shirey says her mother, Dixie Bridges, suffered burns to almost half her body.


Jewish Teen Belt-Whipped, Abused on Berlin Street by Muslim Attacker

Jewish Teen Belt-Whipped, Abused on Berlin Street by Muslim Attacker

According to police, a 21-year-old Israeli national and a 24-year-old German national were attacked while walking through the affluent Berlin district of Prenzlauer Berg. When he tried to follow the group of perpetrators after the assault he was threatened with a glass bottle before a female eyewitness intervened. The attacker then took a glass bottle, as if he meant to hit him again, but a witness interceded and prevented the attack.