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November 14, 2023

DU4 is not formatting properly on my Kindle Fire.

I've never had a problem with DU4 on Kindle before, but this morning it suddenly shifted to what looks like plain HTML. The whole page is there but the formatting has gone away so everything lays out vertically on Latest. Threads don't seem to format at all.

October 24, 2023

FBI warning of new "Phantom Hacker" scam.

The FBI is warning the public of a recent nationwide increase in "Phantom Hacker" scams, significantly impacting senior citizens. This Phantom Hacker scam is an evolution of more general tech support scams, layering imposter tech support, financial institutions, and government personas to enhance the trust victims place in the scammers and identify the most lucrative accounts to target.

The "Phantom Hacker" scam involves three phases. In Phase 01, a scammer contacts a victim posing as tech support to warn them that their financial accounts are at risk of a virus on their computer. The victim's computer, however, is unaffected by any virus. In Phase 02, the scammer contacts the victim, posing as a representative of a relevant financial institution. The scammer directs the victim to transfer their money to a 'safe' third party account such as the Federal Reserve or other government agency. In Phase 03, the scammer poses as a government official to further have the victim move their money.

Learn more about this scam at: https://www.ic3.gov/Media/Y2023/PSA230929

June 9, 2023

MSNBC reporting judge Cannon assigned to Trump's case.

Yes, THAT Judge Cannon.

March 26, 2023

Indicted Chinese exile controls Gettr social media site, ex-employees say


NEW YORK — An exiled Chinese tycoon indicted in New York earlier this month in a billion-dollar fraud case controls the conservative social media platform Gettr and used it to promote cryptocurrencies and propaganda, former employees have told The Washington Post.

They said the arrested expatriate, Guo Wengui, and his longtime money manager, William Je, called the shots at the company while Donald Trump senior adviser Jason Miller was its chief executive and public face. Miller served in that capacity from before Gettr’s July 4, 2021, launch until this month, when he returned to work on his third Trump presidential campaign.

Gettr doled out tens of thousands of dollars to right-wing figures including Trump adviser Stephen K. Bannon, sent money to contractors affiliated with Guo, and altered information on Gettr users that law enforcement agencies had sought, according to the former employees and internal company documents obtained by The Post.
Guo was known to have been a Gettr investor, but his dominant financing role and ability to influence hiring and content decisions at the platform have not previously been reported.

January 5, 2023

Once the Caucus of Curiosities extracts Kevin's last pound of flesh ....

The Speaker of the House Will Emerge in His New Form

September 2, 2022

Nicolle's show on MSNBC: Multiple IC guests are saying the fake Rothschild woman at MAL ...

was a Russian spy. Remember, the "Ukrainian" broad who spent lots of time with the Manchurian Canteloupe for months? Yeah. That one. A former head of Counter Intel and a former CIA agent both just came out and described her as a Russian spy. It was fairly obvious, but I didn't expect it to be stated on air so matter of factly.

June 30, 2022

Supreme Court Rules that EPA can't regulate emissions.

Supreme Court curbs EPA's ability to fight climate change
Source: CNN

The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration's attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about the accelerating pace of global warming.

In addition, the court cut back agency authority in general invoking the so-called "major questions" doctrine -- a ruling that will impact the federal government's authority to regulate in other areas of climate policy, as well as regulation of the internet and worker safety.
The ruling was 6-3. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the conservative majority, with the three liberal justices dissenting.
This story is breaking and will be updated.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com

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