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Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Then, 46% of the people surveyed named climate change as one of their top two concerns, ahead of global economic instability (42%) and ISIS (41%). exceptionalism comes through in this survey: Pew also asked respondents about their concern over Russia, China, and USA influence and power. A median of 47 percent across the region says China's power and influence is a major threat, the report said.


Hawley wants Backpage suit dismissed, cites 'explosive' trafficking evidence

Hawley wants Backpage suit dismissed, cites 'explosive' trafficking evidence

Sex trafficking is abhorrent and illegal. Since 1996, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has shielded websites from prosecution when users post criminal content. But, he said, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act could actually hurt the internet industry. But Portman and McCaskill led an investigation by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that concluded Backpage helped traffickers - many of them pimps victimizing runaway girls - avoid detection while ...



President Trump dictated son's misleading statement

He added that relations with Russian Federation more than six months into Mr Trump's term as president had gotten worse. "You guys are focused on a meeting that Don Jr. However, Trump Jr. was forced to revise his statement over the course of the next few days, as it became apparent that his claims about the meeting were misleading.



US Senate Democrats Ready to Work With Trump, Republicans on Tax Reform

Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch said Monday that Senate lawmakers are far too divided to continue to push for repealing and replacing Obamacare. The White House budget director on Wednesday said tax reform looks "weaker" with Democrats on it. In a letter signed by 45 senators, the Democrats outlined three key policies that would have to be included to garner Democrat support.



Trump dictated son's statement on Russian Federation talks

She said the Times learned of the meeting "to begin with" because it was "disclosed to the proper parties". "The Democrats want to continue to use this as a PR stunt and are doing everything they can to keep this story alive and in the papers every single day".


United Kingdom threatens tech companies over message encryption 'problem'

United Kingdom threatens tech companies over message encryption 'problem'

And so when there are message services like WhatsApp that are encrypted, the message itself is encrypted but the metadata is not, meaning that you send me a message, we don't know what that message says, but we know you contacted me. Rudd is still insistent that encryption is "severely limiting" United Kingdom security agencies' abilities to stop terrorist attacks. 'Some people want privacy from corporations, abusive partners or employers.