31 Mar 2017

The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and “free markets,” as if consumers at the mercy of their local internet monopoly are craving to have their web history quietly sold to marketers and any other third party willing to pay.

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31 Mar 2017

Rep. Eric Swalwell slams Flynn’s proposed immunity deal: Innocent people don’t seek immunity

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell, a member of the House intelligence committee, blasted former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s proposed immunity deal.

“Generally, innocent people don’t seek immunity,” Swalwell told CNN’s Don Lemon on “CNN Tonight.” “I don’t want to hear from him in a setting where there are conditions.”

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31 Mar 2017

Portion of Interstate 85 shut down after fiery collapse in Atlanta

Atlanta (CNN)A massive fireball collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta, sending motorists driving through billowing black smoke before the city shut down that section of the highway indefinitely.

The fire started underneath part of the highway on Thursday evening. At about 7 p.m., an elevated section of the northbound interstate collapsed, forcing frantic motorists to seek alternative routes.

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31 Mar 2017

Ichiro Wants to Play Until He’s 50; Says He’ll ‘Just Die’ After Retiring

Ichiro Suzuki has eclipsed 3,000 hits, captured two batting titles, made 10 All-Star teams and snagged an American League MVP during his 16-year MLB career, but he doesn’t sound ready to slow down anytime soon.

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30 Mar 2017

Rich kid beats gang rape case because he ‘didn’t enjoy it’

A wealthy 21-year-old Mexican man has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl — because he “did not enjoy it,” according to reports.

Diego Cruz was an alleged member of the “Los Porkys” gang of four privileged young men who were accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old girl on Jan. 1, 2015, the Telegraph of the UK reported.

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