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Inside RT, Russia's Kremlin-Controlled Propaganda Network

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The role of Russian hackers in the 2016 U.S. election has been discussed extensively, and the Russian government is widely believed to have played some role in the crucial leaking of Democratic Party emails. But Russia has a much more visible set of tools for exerting influence abroad - in the form of Kremlin-controlled television networks across the globe.
In a comprehensive new report , The New York Times chronicles the past and present of RT, the global TV network formerly known as Russia Today. RT was presaged by the Soviet propaganda efforts of the postwar years, but the current push...
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LimeBike rolls out dockless bike sharing across 8 U.S. cities

LimeBike rolls out dockless bike sharing across 8 U.S. cities

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Bike sharing is popular in Asia and Europe. But the U.S. has been notoriously wed to its cars. To make it easier, LimeBike created dockless bike sharing, where you don't have to bring the bike back to a particular dock after you ride it.
The company is one of the startups that hopes to make transportation in cities cleaner, more efficient, and affordable - all in the name of urban sustainability.
LimeBike does this by putting an electronic lock on the back wheel, preventing it from being ridden unless you unlock it first. You use LimeBike's app to locate the nearest bike, which has a...
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Did Russia Bomb U.S.-Backed Militias in Syria?

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U.S.-backed militias said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province.
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Despite Trump's harsh words, Mattis says North Korea crisis still...

Despite Trump's harsh words, Mattis says North Korea crisis still ‘diplomatic effort'

By Paul McLeary One day after President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea during his first speech to the United Nations, Defense Secretary James Mattis... Read more ...

Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

Equifax continues its troubled response to its recent data breach affecting 143 million people. Following the compromise, the credit bureau registered a website for people to... Read more ...

Lias Andersson taking NHL journey with Rangers in stride

Lias Andersson taking NHL journey with Rangers in stride

The 18-year-old rookie is pleading his case to crack the Rangers' opening night roster Read more ...

Hilarious fanny pack creates instant 'Dad bod'

Hilarious fanny pack creates instant 'Dad bod'

Would you wear this fanny pack that looks like a hairy man's stomach? Read more ...

8-year-old football players kneel during national anthem

8-year-old football players kneel during national anthem

“As long as I have support of my parents and team, I'm perfectly fine, and I'm covered under the First Amendment to peacefully protest and assemble." Read more ...

Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in darkness as heavy floods, winds unleashed

Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in darkness as heavy floods, winds unleashed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy... Read more ...

Obama: 'Aggravating' to see GOP attempt to dismantle health care law

Obama: 'Aggravating' to see GOP attempt to dismantle health care law

The former president was speaking an event sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more ...

New Hampshire is 7th richest state in U.S., report says

New Hampshire is 7th richest state in U.S., report says

New Hampshire is among the nation's top 10 wealthiest states, according to a new report by 24/7 Wall St. Read more ...

GOP's Collins 'leaning no' on new Republican health care plan

GOP's Collins 'leaning no' on new Republican health care plan

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said she is “leaning no” on a GOP plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' is getting a 'Riverdale'-style reboot

'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' is getting a 'Riverdale'-style reboot

With a dark tone in the vein of 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'The Exorcist'. Read more ...