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Trump's Interior Department recommends shrinking the borders of six national monuments

10 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending shrinking the size of at least six national monuments - four on land, and two at sea, The Washington Post reported today . That includes the fiercely contested Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, according to a leaked draft of a memorandum Zinke submitted to the White House. Should President Donald Trump follow the Interior Department's recommendations, the actions will likely lead to lawsuits .
The recommendations come after the Interior Department's four-month review of 27 national monuments that were created since 1996. The review...
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Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he regretted how he handled his first briefing, during which he made assertions about the size of President Donald Trump's inauguration crowd earlier this year.
During his unofficial first press conference, Spicer did not take questions, instead saying the administration would "hold the press accountable," and contending falsely that the January inauguration was the "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in-person and around the globe."
In an interview with The New York Times published on Monday, the former press...
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Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers about the company's plans to... Read more ...

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Les films Star Wars se multiplient depuis le rachat de Lucasfilm par Disney. Il y a l'histoire principale, et les spin-off. Selon une source, l'un d'entre eux se déroulerait... Read more ...

DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

The Department of Justice wants Facebook to give it access to encrypted voice chats as part of a criminal probe, according to a new report. The issue revolves around Messenger... Read more ...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his struggles in an eye-opening interview

Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday, hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief... Read more ...

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that'll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The... Read more ...

Eve Technology Eve V review

Eve Technology Eve V review

Our Eve V review looks at a crowdsourced detachable tablet that checks some boxes for its backers. Its delay in making it to the market holds it back in some areas, and Eve... Read more ...

A 'Vampyr' TV show is on the way

A 'Vampyr' TV show is on the way

If you're looking for a new supernatural television series, you're in luck. Fox 21 Television Studios will produce a new show based on the video game Vampyr by the developer of... Read more ...

Valve unveils its Twitch competitor Steam TV

Valve unveils its Twitch competitor Steam TV

Valve has created its own Twitch competitor, and it's launching it today just in time for The International tournament. Steam.tv is Valve's new streaming site, and it's... Read more ...

'Star Wars Resistance' trailer shows off its anime style

'Star Wars Resistance' trailer shows off its anime style

Star Wars' latest animated series, Rebels, ended its four-season run this spring - but fans didn't have to wait long to get a tease of details for the next show. While the last... Read more ...

NASA says Opportunity rover may never be the same, but hope remains

NASA says Opportunity rover may never be the same, but hope remains

NASA has published an update on its Opportunity rover, which fell silent after losing power during the ongoing Mars dust storm. The space agency reveals what may happen next... Read more ...