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• Facebook to Remove Thousands of 'Hate Speech' Posts
Facebook is hiring thousands of employees to combat the "hate speech" on its site, saying they currently delete 66,000 posts reported as hate speech each week.

• WaPo: Trump's Properties Display Fake News Time Covers
Fake news has been hanging on the walls of at least four of President Donald Trump's golf clubs - a Time magazine cover from March 1, 2009 featuring the pre-presidential mogul, The Washington Post reported.

• Report: ISIS Forces Enslaved Mother to Eat Her Child
A new report claims the Islamic State (ISIS) served a mother the remains of her 1-year-old son without her knowledge.

• Panetta on Russian Hacking: Putin Saw 'Weakness' in US
Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said in a new interview Russia seized on a "weakness" when it conducted cyberattacks on the U.S. election last year.

• ESPN Anchor Suggests Being 'Openly Conservative' Got Her Fired
ESPN anchor Britt McHenry suggested in a now-deleted tweet that she was fired from the network for being "openly conservative."

• Night Shift Might Lead to DNA Damage
Working the night shift just got a little harder: Researchers say when the body is forced to sleep during the day its ability to repair DNA is compromised, which could lead to adverse health conditions — possibly even cancer.

• Emmett Till Freedom Trail Marker Vandalized Again
A marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail with information about Emmett Till has been vandalized again, making twice in the past two months, the trail's management firm said.

• Lindsey Graham Probes Intel Officials for Unmasking Answers
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., tried to pry information from members of the intelligence community Tuesday regarding allegations that some of his conversations with foreign officials were recorded and his name was revealed to people inside the government.

• Edward Klein: A Modest Proposal for Robert Mueller
Time magazine recently ran a story headlined "Will Robert Mueller Separate Fact from Fiction?" I've got another question for him: "Will Robert Mueller Separate Republicans from Democrats?" We all know that Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russia's...

• 11 Data Points on Fallout From CNN's Russia 'Fake News' Retraction
Eleven data points tracking CNN's Russia "fake news" story – and its retraction – concluded on Tuesday with a gleeful President Donald Trump going after other news media for their Russia coverage, too.

• Serena Williams Nude and Pregnant on Vanity Fair Cover
Serena Williams appears nude and very pregnant on the cover of Vanity Fair, and an accompanying story posted online Tuesday talks all about baby daddy Alexis Ohanian.

• Yates: Refusal to Defend Travel Ban Because it Was Based on Religion
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Tuesday said she refused to defend President Donald Trump's travel ban because the policy was based on religion and not on national security, the Washington Examiner reported on Tuesday.

• Gingrich: Congress Should Make Obama Testify on Russia
Former President Barack Obama should be called in to testify under oath about when he knew Russia was meddling in the 2016 presidential race, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday.

• Report: CNN Producer Says Trump 'Probably Right' About Russia 'Witch Hunt'
A man, identified as a producer for CNN says, in an undercover video, that President Donald Trump is "probably right" in claiming Russia investigations are witch hunts.

• NYT: EPA Official Pressured Scientist on Congressional Testimony
The Environmental Protection Agency's chief of staff pushed the lead scientist on the department's Board of Scientific Counselors to change her congressional testimony about expert dismissals, according to The New York Times.

• Kathy Dettwyler Fired: Prof Said Otto Warmbier Got What He Deserved
Adjunct University of Delaware anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler will not be rehired at the school in the fall after making comments that Otto Warmbier got what he deserved from North Korea.

• Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Groups Are Like Churches
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg compared his social media platform to church groups in a recent speech.

• Jack Nicklaus: It Will 'Be Pretty Tough' For Tiger Woods to Play Golf Again
Golden Bear golf great Jack Nicklaus is sympathetic about Tiger Woods's epic personal and professional struggles – but thinks the troubled 41-year-old pro will have "a very hard time" playing his way back to the top of the PGA tour.

• Buffett: Single-Payer Healthcare 'Best System' for America
A single-payer healthcare program is "probably the best system" for America, investment tycoon Warren Buffett said Monday during an interview with PBS NewsHour.

• Alec Baldwin Will Play Trump on 'SNL' This Fall
Actor Alec Baldwin confirmed in a new interview he plans to continue doing his President Donald Trump impersonation on "Saturday Night Live."


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