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Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Executive Order Ousting Mayor Accused of Attempted Murder, Practicing Medicine Without A License
The mayor has a history of drug use and violent acts, according to the local sheriff's department.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

TD Bank Down: Mobile and Online Banking Unavailable During System Update
Mobile and online banking would be back up and running on Monday.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Puerto Rico Governor Says Donald Trump Will Not Meet To Discuss Hurricane Relief For U.S. Territory
"Eventually the buck has to stop somewhere," Ricardo Rossello said. "It has to stop with the president."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Arkansas Lawmaker Roils Parents, Educators Over Bill That Would Yank Funding From Schools With Poor Reading Proficiency
"Our educators haven't been taught how to teach children to read," wrote lawmaker Alan Clark.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Michael Avenatti Releases Details About R. Kelly Tape As Singer Is Indicted On 10 Counts Of Sexual Abuse
"Today marks a watershed moment in the 25 years of abuse by this predator, known as R Kelly," Avenatti said.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard CEOs Among Most Overpaid New Report Reveals
The CEOs of video game developers Electronic Arts (EA) and Activision Blizzard are among the most overpaid executives in America, making more than 300 times the median employee.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Donald Trump's Top Climate Pick Denies Climate Change and Keeps Equating Carbon Dioxide With the Lives of Jewish People
The demonization of carbon dioxide, William Happer said, "really differs little from the Nazi persecution of the Jews, the Soviet extermination of class enemies or ISIL slaughter of infidels."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Donald Trump Says He Condemns Voter Fraud Then Immediately Spreads False Conspiracies About California, Texas
President Donald Trump was reacting to a question about voter fraud in North Carolina, where Republican Mark Harris' apparent victory has been overturned.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Who Wins In The Fight Between America, Europe and Russia? China | Opinion
Both sides of the Atlantic need to face down the challenge from China, and Russia must be given a choice of joining the West or facing China alone.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Why Is Saudi Arabia Giving U.S. Weapons to Al-Qaeda? Elizabeth Warren Asks Trump Administration
The U.S. has been accused alongside Saudi Arabia of violating end user agreements to illicitly transfer weapons to insurgents in Syria.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

What Is 5G, When Is It Coming and Why Is It a Big Deal? | Opinion
Mobile phone operators, handset manufacturers and equipment vendors are locked into a massive global game of one-upmanship when it comes to 5G.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

One Year After The Day I Lost My Child To Gun Violence | Opinion
That morning began like any other day. I kept their Valentine's Day cards for later so we could celebrate as a family. Only one of my children came home.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

China is the World's Next Silicon Valley | Opinion
Investors believe US immigration policy is making it more difficult for the best talent from around the world to find work there. That helps China hold on to most of its top bright, young people.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

The Deep State Consumes Itself | Opinion
The deep state has lashed back powerfully against the popular movement that inspired such hope across the Middle East—but its brutality carries the seeds of its own destruction.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Are the U.S. and Europe Coming Closer to War on Iran? | Opinion
The U.S. wants to change the regime in Iran, while Europe simply seeks to reform the regime's behavior. But the two parties are closer on some issues than you'd think.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

The Deadliest Disease in History Helped Conquer the Aztecs—Nations Must Learn From History When it Comes to Outbreaks
Many great encounters in world history, including Cortés's clash with the Aztec empire, had less to do with weaponry, tactics and strategy than with the ravages of disease.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

PS5 Backwards Compatibility Patent Points To Emulation Power of Next PlayStation
Executing a "legacy application" on a "legacy device" may sound boring, but it may mean we're getting backwards compatibility for PS4 games on the next PlayStation, PS5.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Polar Bears Are Invading a Town in Russia—And That's a Symptom of Climate Change That's Going to Get Worse
Most wild animals are averse to being so close to humans, so their incursions into our lives shows how desperate they are getting.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

An Insect Extinction Could Be Upon Us, and the Rest of the Natural World Will Suffer the Consequences
Insect numbers everywhere are declining—and scientists aren't exactly sure why.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Earth's Magnetic Field is the World's Biggest Drum—Here's What it Sounds Like
After 50 years of theoretical predictions, we've managed to demonstrate how the magnetic field bangs like a drum.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

200-year-old Journals by American Sailors Shed Light on Kidnapped Aboriginal Bennelong
Diaries were by merchant sailors onboard the Ann & Hope, which traveled to Australia in the 18th century.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Nurdles and Mermaid Tears—The Major Source of Plastic Pollution You've Never Heard Of
These microplastics cause huge problems for marine life and can be colonized by microbes dangerous to humans.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Robert Reich: Like Donald Trump, Howard Schultz Gets Free Media Coverage Because He's a Billionaire | Opinion
Like many other billionaires of America's New Gilded Age, Schultz doesn't seem to give a damn about what his political escapades do to America.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

The Problem With Bernie Sanders's 77 Percent Estate Tax for Billionaires? It's Not Enough | Opinion
The tax will raise revenues. But unless a glaring loophole is closed, the corrosive effects on our democracy will continue.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

A Juror Who Questioned if Black Men have Souls Sentenced One to Death. SCOTUS Must Step In | Opinion
The juror said, under oath: "In my experience, I have observed that there are two types of black people: 1. Black folks and 2. N*****s."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Nigerian Elections: Can Boycott Win the Independence of Biafra?? | Opinion
Biafran secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu says only a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections can compell Nigeria to peacefully resolve the Biafra independence question.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Trump May Be About to Undermine Obama's Africa Policy | Opinion
The president should not allow a few China hawks wreck America's crucial relationship with an entire continent.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Trump's Call for Ilhan Omar's Resignation is Just a Distraction from the GOP's Own Anti-Semitism | Opinion
Rep. Omar's tweet was deeply regrettable and she was right to apologize. But the call for her resignation from a president who's party is dominated by white nationalists is clearly in bad faith.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Newt Gingrich: This Presidents Day, Remember We Owe Our Freedom To George Washington | Opinion
He helped forge the framework of freedom that allows each of us to pursue happiness.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Did the Dollar to Naira Exchange Rate Change? Google Conversion Error Causes a Stir Online
According to Google, the US dollar to Naira exchange rate saw a dramatic change Friday, but are the results correct? Find out what's really happening with the reported changes in Nigeria's currency, here.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Did the Dollar to Naira Exchange Rate Change? Google Conversion Results Causes a Stir Online
According to Google, the US dollar to Naira exchange rate saw a dramatic change Friday, but is the conversion rate correct? Find out what's really happening with the dramatic change to Nigeria's currency, here.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Amy Klobuchar Reportedly Used Her Comb to Eat a Salad, Then Made Her Staffer Clean It
New allegations from more than two dozen former Klobuchar staffers and internal emails further paint the image of a lawmaker who consistently berates and dehumanizes those who work for her.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Some Etsy Sellers Accidentally Charged Thousands Due to Billing Error, Bank Accounts Overdrafted
"I had to read it four times to even comprehend what I was looking at, there was that many digits," one seller said about the charge.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

WWE Releases TJ Perkins, Hideo Itami and Tye Dillinger
TJP was the company's first Cruiserweight Champion.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Donald Trump Refuses to Calm Rhetoric After Coast Guard Officer's Terror Plot: 'My Language is Very Nice'
Trump said he thinks his language is nice, but in the past he has encouraged violence against journalists.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Former Proud Boys Lawyer Suspended by Texas Bar After Series of Alleged Threats, Slurs
In 2014, Van Dyke sent a death threat and picture of a noose to a Twitter user.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Does Facebook Collect Your 'Intimate Secrets' From Apps? Gov. Andrew Cuomo Orders Investigation
Cuomo described the practices detailed in the report about Facebook's information collection as "an outrageous abuse of privacy."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Elon Musk and Justin Roiland Host PewDiePie's Meme Review
PewDiePie had two special guest hosts for this week's episode of Meme Review: Justin Roiland and Elon Musk.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Robert Mueller Shoots Down Conspiracy Theory Peddled by Donald Trump that CNN Was Tipped Off About Roger Stone Arrest
"The Special Counsel's Office is aware of no information indicating that reporters were given any advance knowledge of a possible indictment from the Special Counsel's Office," Mueller's team wrote in a court filing on Friday.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Where Is Jocelyn Savage Now? Update on R. Kelly's Girlfriend As Musician Is Indicted
"I just want everybody to know—my parents and everybody in the world—I'm totally fine and I'm happy where I'm at."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Pokémon Go' Treecko March Community Day Announced; Start Time is Local Based
Trainers will likely find Shiny Treecko during the event.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Fortnite' Season 8 Start Date Confirmed, Planes Removed and More in Reddit AMA
Start date of Season 8 of "Fortnite" has been confirmed, along with the vaulting of planes and a new single-person vehicle, in a Reddit AMA on Friday.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Putin, A Mastermind Of Disruption | Opinion
We're looking for a great white shark, but while we're doing that, a shoal of piranhas is eating the flesh from our backs.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? They Make It Hard for Flies to Land on Them
Even Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace discussed the unusual black and white pattern of zebras.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

China Praises Venezuela's Response to Crisis, Backs Russia Against U.S. 'Military Intervention' There
China said that "the Venezuelan government has maintained calmness and restraint and has spared no effort to maintain domestic peace and stability and to effectively avoid large-scale bloody conflicts."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Newt Gingrich: If China Dominates 5G, It Will Control the Future | Opinion
Our government have begun to realize its importance. But many of our allies seem content to stand by and let Beijing's march to domination continue unhindered.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Silicon Valley Meets San Quentin: Turning Prisoners Into Programmers | Opinion
A Silicon Valley manager discovered the immense pool of tech talent inside America's prison system—and tech's potential to help prisonsers start a new life upon release.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Oscar-Nominated 'A Star Is Born' Crew Members Feel A Lack Of Recognition
When audiences think of A Star Is Born, the faces that usually come to mind are lead actors Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, but has anyone stopped to recognize the movie's pianist Alberto Bof or wardrobe specialist Eric Frazier?

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Oscar-Nominated ‘A Star Is Born' Crew Members Feel a Lack of Recognition
When audiences think of A Star Is Born, the faces that usually come to mind are lead actors Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, but has anyone stopped to recognize the movie's pianist Alberto Bof or wardrobe specialist Eric Frazier?

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Will R. Kelly Go to Jail? If Found Guilty, He Could Face Up to 70 Years in Chicago Prison
The R&B singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Court on Friday.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Russia Accuses Trump Administration of Planning to Buy Weapons in Eastern Europe to Arm Venezuela's Opposition
The accusation was made the same day deadly violence broke out on Venezuela's border with Brazil.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Photos From SpaceX's 70th Launch of Lunar Lander for Israel
SpaceX launched a lander to the moon.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

New Year's Eve Murder Of Army Sergeant Planned On Snapchat By Wife and Boyfriend, Detective Testifies
Prosecutors say that after leaving [Kemia] the food, [Sgt. Tyrone Hassel] was returning to his pickup truck in the driveway of that home to return to Lincoln Street when he was confronted by an assailant who shot and killed him.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Toy Fair 2019: ‘Fortnite' Makes Llamas the Industry's Hot New Trend
Llamas became a top toy trend at this year's New York Toy Fair, with "Fortnite" leading the charge.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Star Wars Battlefront 2' Anakin Skywalker Release Date & Abilities Revealed
"Star Wars Battlefront 2" will soon have Anakin Skywalker in its Hero roster. Here's everything we know about the Chosen One's abilities.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Arn Anderson Reportedly "Let Go" by WWE
Arn Anderson was a backstage agent and producer at WWE since 2001.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Will Be the Highest-Ranking Government Official on U.S. Soil for at Least a Few Hours Next Week
Pelosi will be in New York and Washington, D.C. when Trump and Pence are overseas, a spokesperson from her office confirmed.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Democrats Are Banking on Republicans Finally Standing Up to Donald Trump Over 'Lawless' National Emergency
Democrats have not publicly indicated their contingency plan if and when a joint resolution in Congress fails to terminate Trump's emergency declaration.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

'Fighting With My Family' Is a 'Funny, Emotional and Inspirational' Tale of WWE Star Paige, Says Director Stephen Merchant
The film's writer guaranteed the wrestling film will have viewers "laughing in the beginning and crying in the end."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Where You Can Watch, Stream 2019 Oscar Nominated Movies Now
Most are available on Amazon.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Anthem' Strategy Guide: How To Switch Weapons, Javelin Unlock Levels and More
Here is how to swap weapons, figure out your Javelin stats and clear early game missions in "Anthem."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Russia Responds to Donald Trump's Latest Syria Move: 'We Do Not Understand'
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson said "sometimes we hear different statements from different agencies" in the U.S.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

What Happened to Mike Williams? Seminole, Florida, Murder Featured on Tonight's ‘Dateline'
"A stunning story of duck hunting, sex, and murder you'll never be able to unhear."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Destiny 2' Xur Inventory & Location February 22: Graviton Lance & Orpheus Rig
"Destiny 2" has a new Exotic inventory from Xur, and it features Graviton Lance, Orpheus Rig, Synthoceps and more. Get more details on rolls here.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Former Donald Trump Campaign Staffer Describes 'Reign of Terror' During 2016 Election
"I was subjected to a reign of terror by the man who hired me."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Fallout 76' Roadmap: Inside the Vault Details ‘Wild Appalachia' Update, New Game Mode And Three DLC Seasons
The "Wild Appalachia" update to "Fallout 76" will introduce folkloric "encryptids," and that's just the beginning for the 2019 DLC seasons roadmap.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Charles Schwab Website Down? Login Not Working, Users Report Possible Outage
There seemed to be login issues and the website wasn't working.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Calls Out Republicans for 'Pathetic' Silence on Terror Plot: 'You Think It's Cool?'
The 'Morning Joe' host called out McConnell, President Donald Trump, Senator Mitt Romney and others in an extended monologue.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

When Does 'Empire' Return With Season 5? Cast Changes Ahead For Fox Show's Winter Return
Jussie Smollett will be M.I.A. in the final episodes of the season.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Prosecutors Planning to Ensure Paul Manafort Goes to Prison Even if Donald Trump Pardons Him
Trump hasn't explicitly stated he'll pardon Manafort, but has been complimentary of his former campaign chair.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Trump Administration Separated 245 Children Since Ending 'Zero Tolerance' Policy, Court Filing Shows
Of the new separations, the Trump administration said 225 were over "parent criminality, prosecution, gang affiliation, or other law enforcement" purposes.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Pokémon YouTuber Verlisify Suspended on Twitter After Recent Drama
The infamous YouTuber Verlis has been suspended on Twitter after years of causing drama in the Pokémon community.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Tel Aviv Diary: As Israel's Centrists Unite, Netanyahu Falls Behind in the Polls | Opinion
When Netanyahu called an early election he had every reason to expect a cakewalk. Now he's falling behind his centrist rivals for the first time.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Who is Robert Kraft? Patriots Owner To Be Charged With Prostitution Solicitation Amid Human Trafficking Probe
The Jupiter, Florida, police department announced that Kraft was captured on camera allegedly receiving sexual acts.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Suicide Drones: Are Tiny Missiles That ‘Loiter' in the Air for Hours the Future of Assassination Wars?
So-called "loitering munitions" can wait for a target to emerge for hours at a time.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Zion Williamson Injury Update: When Will Duke Star Play Again After Nike Shoe Incident?
"Zion will get proper care. He's getting it today, as this moves along these next 24, 48 hours, we'll have a better feel for things, but there's no rush. You want to make sure he's completely at 100 percent."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Donald Trump Legal Defense Mocked by Harvard Law Professor: 'Never Had an Opponent Who Was Quite as Helpful'
"And I find it odd to say, 'Thank you, Mr. Trump!'" Laurence Tribe said on MSNBC, speaking about the legal case against the president's national emergency declaration.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Video: Two Large Cruise Ships Collide as One Departs Port—'No, no, no!'
The collision was captured on camera by alarmed onlookers.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

What Is Astroturfing? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Deletes Tweet to Make Sure 'Details Are Solid'
"The practice of astroturfing to manipulate public opinion is notorious," New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

WWE's Roman Reigns Returns to Monday Night RAW to Give Update on Leukemia Battle
Reigns hasn't been on WWE television since his October 2018 announcement.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Iran Begins Massive War Games to Show Off Its First Ever Submarine Missiles
The drills were designed "to protect the territorial waters of our country, maintain lines of communication and promote the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Elementary School Students Reportedly Picked Cotton, Sang Slave Song During Field Trip for Black History Month
"I'm African-American, and my ancestors picked cotton. Why would I want my son to pick cotton and think it's fun?"

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Sims 4' Update: February 21 Patch Brings Bug Fixes and More
EA dropped a new "Sims 4" update that addresses a number of in-game issues. Find out all the bugs fixes and tweaks, here.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Elephant Meat Could Be Used for Pet Food in Botswana If Hunting Is Legalized
Botswana, where trophy hunting is banned, currently has the largest elephant population on the continent.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Florida Democrats Slam Bernie Sanders Because He Won't Call Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro a Dictator, Warn He Could Lose Support to Donald Trump
The Senator's stance on Venezuela has caused some consternation among Democratic voters in Florida, a state with a large population from Latin America.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Take a Hike: 8 Great Walking Tours of the World
There's no better way to truly experience a country than a walking tour. Here are eight great hikes - guided and not - that will help you unplug and allow you to really delve into a destination.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Jussie Smollett Fired? 'Empire' Producers Pull Actor From Season 5's Final Two Episodes After Arrest
This decision to remove Jussie Smollett from the series comes after the actor's arrest.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Explains Tax Plan: 'Isn't $10 Million Enough? Like, When Does it Stop'
"At what point is it immoral that we're building Jeff Bezos a helipad when we have the most amount of homeless people in New York City?" Ocasio-Cortez said during an appearance on Showtime's new late-night series 'Desus and Mero.'

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

How to Fly First Class Without Breaking the Bank
Even if you don't want to fork over thousands of dollars, everyone can experience true first class on the few remaining airlines that offer it by using their miles and points.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

As The Cost of Genetic Testing Goes Down, Fear of Genomic Data Leaking Rises. Is Blockchain the Answer?
As the cost of "sequencing" DNA has dropped, more and more patients are undergoing genetic testing. How will the medical industry use that data to further research and clinical practice while preserving the privacy of patients? David Yizhar, the founder and CEO of Israeli startup Geneyx, thinks blockchain technology could offer a solution.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Can Blockchain Finally Give Us The Digital Privacy We Deserve?
Hackers steal our data. Tech firms abuse it. Can blockchain fix our privacy woes?

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' - How & Where to Find Ray Gun Mark 2 in Blackout
"Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" has a new secret on its Blackout map. Here's where you can find the Ray Gun Mark II.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

'Cowboys for Trump' Ride Horseback to White House in Support of Donald Trump's Border Wall Policies
"As a nation, we must stand behind President Trump and his push for strong border security."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

‘Pokémon Go' Egg Changes: Adventure Sync Pool Adds Sinnoh Pokémon
Buneary has been replaced with rarer Pokémon.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Johnny Cage in ‘Mortal Kombat 11' Teased by Ed Boon
Johnny Cage has been teased in-game already.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Facebook Not Loading, Working: What's Wrong, Is It Down?
Users were reporting that it completely wasn't working.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Global Crime's Elon Musk Revealed in Elaine Shannon's New Book, 'Hunting LeRoux.'
In 'Hunting LeRoux,' Elaine Shannon reveals a vast, shadowy alternate economy with "bad people doing very bad things...The body count is going to keep rising."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

ISIS Foreign Fighters Could Be Sent to Guantanamo, Trump Administration Suggests
Some 850 foreign ISIS fighters remain in the custody of U.S. allies in Syria as Washington eyes a swift exit from the protracted Middle Eastern conflict.

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

BTS Fans Share How They 'Love Myself' and Positive Mental Health Routines Inspired By The K-pop Group
"BTS really helped me during those dark times and even helped me find some of my closest friends."

Newsweek
Feb 22, 2019

Sarah Sanders Lies Again by Claiming Donald Trump Has Never 'Done Anything but Condemn Violence'
Sanders said Trump always condemns violence, but the president's rallies paint a very different picture.

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