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University Professors Are Losing Their Jobs Over “New McCarthyism” on Gaza
Thu, 16 May 2024 09:00:00 +0000

As brutal police repression sweeps campus encampments, schools have been cutting ties with pro-Palestine faculty members without tenure.

The post University Professors Are Losing Their Jobs Over “New McCarthyism” on Gaza appeared first on The Intercept.


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Kabosu, dog that inspired ‘Doge’ meme and became face of Dogecoin, dies
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:17:08 GMT

Atsuko Sato announces death of her shiba inu, whose 2010 photo led her to be described as the ‘Mona Lisa of the internet’

The Japanese dog whose photo inspired a generation of oddball online jokes and the £18bn Dogecoin cryptocurrency beloved by Elon Musk has died, her owner said.

“She quietly passed away as if asleep while I caressed her,” Atsuko Sato wrote on her blog on Friday, thanking the fans of her shiba inu called Kabosu – the face of the ‘Doge’ meme.

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After Pegasus Was Blacklisted, Its CEO Swore Off Spyware. Now He’s the King of Israeli AI.
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:22:45 +0000

Shalev Hulio is remaking his image but is still involved in a web of cybersecurity ventures with his old colleagues from NSO Group.

The post After Pegasus Was Blacklisted, Its CEO Swore Off Spyware. Now He’s the King of Israeli AI. appeared first on The Intercept.


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He Trained Cops to Fight Crypto Crime—and Allegedly Ran a $100M Dark-Web Drug Market
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:24:34 +0000
The strange journey of Lin Rui-siang, the 23-year-old accused of running the Incognito black market, extorting his own site’s users—and then refashioning himself as a legit crypto crime expert.
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The $2.3 Billion Tornado Cash Case Is a Pivotal Moment for Crypto Privacy
Mon, 13 May 2024 14:12:03 +0000
Tuesday’s verdict in the trial of Alexey Pertsev, a creator of crypto-privacy service Tornado Cash, is the first in a string of cases that could make it much harder to skirt financial surveillance.
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Bitcoin’s price is surging. What happens next?
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 21:05:13 +0000
The cryptocurrency is up by 63% this year
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What is Blockchain: Everything You Need to Know (2022)
Mon, 18 Apr 2022 05:49:00 +0000
What is Blockchain

If you want to pay online, you need to register an account and provide credit card information. If you don't have a credit card, you can pay with bank transfer. With the rise of cryptocurrencies, these methods may become old.

Imagine a world in which you can do transactions and many other things without having to give your personal information. A world in which you don’t need to rely on banks or governments anymore. Sounds amazing, right? That’s exactly what blockchain technology allows us to do.

It’s like your computer’s hard drive. blockchain is a technology that lets you store data in digital blocks, which are connected together like links in a chain. 

Blockchain technology was originally invented in 1991 by two mathematicians, Stuart Haber and W. Scot Stornetta. They first proposed the system to ensure that timestamps could not be tampered with.

A few years later, in 1998, software developer Nick Szabo proposed using a similar kind of technology to secure a digital payments system he called “Bit Gold.” However, this innovation was not adopted until Satoshi Nakamoto claimed to have invented the first Blockchain and Bitcoin.

So, What is Blockchain?

A blockchain is a distributed database shared between the nodes of a computer network. It saves information in digital format. Many people first heard of blockchain technology when they started to look up information about bitcoin.

Blockchain is used in cryptocurrency systems to ensure secure, decentralized records of transactions.

Blockchain allowed people to guarantee the fidelity and security of a record of data without the need for a third party to ensure accuracy.

To understand how a blockchain works, Consider these basic steps:

  • Blockchain collects information in “blocks”.
  • A block has a storage capacity, and once it's used up, it can be closed and linked to a previously served block.
  • Blocks form chains, which are called “Blockchains.”
  • More information will be added to the block with the most content until its capacity is full. The process repeats itself.
  • Each block in the chain has an exact timestamp and can't be changed.

Let’s get to know more about the blockchain.

How does blockchain work?

Blockchain records digital information and distributes it across the network without changing it. The information is distributed among many users and stored in an immutable, permanent ledger that can't be changed or destroyed. That's why blockchain is also called "Distributed Ledger Technology" or DLT.

Here’s how it works:

  • Someone or a computer will transacts
  • The transaction is transmitted throughout the network.
  • A network of computers can confirm the transaction.
  • When it is confirmed a transaction is added to a block
  • The blocks are linked together to create a history.

And that’s the beauty of it! The process may seem complicated, but it’s done in minutes with modern technology. And because technology is advancing rapidly, I expect things to move even more quickly than ever.

  • A new transaction is added to the system. It is then relayed to a network of computers located around the world. The computers then solve equations to ensure the authenticity of the transaction.
  • Once a transaction is confirmed, it is placed in a block after the confirmation. All of the blocks are chained together to create a permanent history of every transaction.

How are Blockchains used?

Even though blockchain is integral to cryptocurrency, it has other applications. For example, blockchain can be used for storing reliable data about transactions. Many people confuse blockchain with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum.

Blockchain already being adopted by some big-name companies, such as Walmart, AIG, Siemens, Pfizer, and Unilever. For example, IBM's Food Trust uses blockchain to track food's journey before reaching its final destination.

Although some of you may consider this practice excessive, food suppliers and manufacturers adhere to the policy of tracing their products because bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella have been found in packaged foods. In addition, there have been isolated cases where dangerous allergens such as peanuts have accidentally been introduced into certain products.

Tracing and identifying the sources of an outbreak is a challenging task that can take months or years. Thanks to the Blockchain, however, companies now know exactly where their food has been—so they can trace its location and prevent future outbreaks.

Blockchain technology allows systems to react much faster in the event of a hazard. It also has many other uses in the modern world.

What is Blockchain Decentralization?

Blockchain technology is safe, even if it’s public. People can access the technology using an internet connection.

Have you ever been in a situation where you had all your data stored at one place and that one secure place got compromised? Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to prevent your data from leaking out even when the security of your storage systems is compromised?

Blockchain technology provides a way of avoiding this situation by using multiple computers at different locations to store information about transactions. If one computer experiences problems with a transaction, it will not affect the other nodes.

Instead, other nodes will use the correct information to cross-reference your incorrect node. This is called “Decentralization,” meaning all the information is stored in multiple places.

Blockchain guarantees your data's authenticity—not just its accuracy, but also its irreversibility. It can also be used to store data that are difficult to register, like legal contracts, state identifications, or a company's product inventory.

Pros and Cons of Blockchain

Blockchain has many advantages and disadvantages. 

Pros

  • Accuracy is increased because there is no human involvement in the verification process.
  • One of the great things about decentralization is that it makes information harder to tamper with.
  • Safe, private, and easy transactions
  • Provides a banking alternative and safe storage of personal information

Cons

  • Data storage has limits.
  • The regulations are always changing, as they differ from place to place.
  • It has a risk of being used for illicit activities 

Frequently Asked Questions About Blockchain

I’ll answer the most frequently asked questions about blockchain in this section.

Is Blockchain a cryptocurrency?

Blockchain is not a cryptocurrency but a technology that makes cryptocurrencies possible. It's a digital ledger that records every transaction seamlessly.

Is it possible for Blockchain to be hacked?

Yes, blockchain can be theoretically hacked, but it is a complicated task to be achieved. A network of users constantly reviews it, which makes hacking the blockchain difficult.

What is the most prominent blockchain company?

Coinbase Global is currently the biggest blockchain company in the world. The company runs a commendable infrastructure, services, and technology for the digital currency economy.

Who owns Blockchain?

Blockchain is a decentralized technology. It’s a chain of distributed ledgers connected with nodes. Each node can be any electronic device. Thus, one owns blockhain.

What is the difference between Bitcoin and Blockchain technology?

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, which is powered by Blockchain technology while Blockchain is a distributed ledger of cryptocurrency 

What is the difference between Blockchain and a Database?

Generally a database is a collection of data which can be stored and organized using a database management system. The people who have access to the database can view or edit the information stored there. The client-server network architecture is used to implement databases. whereas a blockchain is a growing list of records, called blocks, stored in a distributed system. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, timestamp and transaction information. Modification of data is not allowed due to the design of the blockchain. The technology allows decentralized control and eliminates risks of data modification by other parties.

Final Saying

Blockchain has a wide spectrum of applications and, over the next 5-10 years, we will likely see it being integrated into all sorts of industries. From finance to healthcare, blockchain could revolutionize the way we store and share data. Although there is some hesitation to adopt blockchain systems right now, that won't be the case in 2022-2023 (and even less so in 2026). Once people become more comfortable with the technology and understand how it can work for them, owners, CEOs and entrepreneurs alike will be quick to leverage blockchain technology for their own gain. Hope you like this article if you have any question let me know in the comments section

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Most Frequently Asked Questions About NFTs(Non-Fungible Tokens)
Sun, 06 Feb 2022 10:04:00 +0000

 

NFTs

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the most popular digital assets today, capturing the attention of cryptocurrency investors, whales and people from around the world. People find it amazing that some users spend thousands or millions of dollars on a single NFT-based image of a monkey or other token, but you can simply take a screenshot for free. So here we share some freuently asked question about NFTs.

1) What is an NFT?

NFT stands for non-fungible  token, which is a cryptographic token on a blockchain with unique identification codes that distinguish it from other tokens. NFTs are unique and not interchangeable, which means no two NFTs are the same. NFTs can be a unique artwork, GIF, Images, videos, Audio album. in-game items, collectibles etc.

2) What is Blockchain?

A blockchain is a distributed digital ledger that allows for the secure storage of data. By recording any kind of information—such as bank account transactions, the ownership of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), or Decentralized Finance (DeFi) smart contracts—in one place, and distributing it to many different computers, blockchains ensure that data can’t be manipulated without everyone in the system being aware.

3) What makes an NFT valuable?


The value of an NFT comes from its ability to be traded freely and securely on the blockchain, which is not possible with other current digital ownership solutionsThe NFT points to its location on the blockchain, but doesn’t necessarily contain the digital property. For example, if you replace one bitcoin with another, you will still have the same thing. If you buy a non-fungible item, such as a movie ticket, it is impossible to replace it with any other movie ticket because each ticket is unique to a specific time and place.

4) How do NFTs work?

One of the unique characteristics of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is that they can be tokenised to create a digital certificate of ownership that can be bought, sold and traded on the blockchain. 

As with crypto-currency, records of who owns what are stored on a ledger that is maintained by thousands of computers around the world. These records can’t be forged because the whole system operates on an open-source network. 

NFTs also contain smart contracts—small computer programs that run on the blockchain—that give the artist, for example, a cut of any future sale of the token.

5) What’s the connection between NFTs and cryptocurrency?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) aren't cryptocurrencies, but they do use blockchain technology. Many NFTs are based on Ethereum, where the blockchain serves as a ledger for all the transactions related to said NFT and the properties it represents.5) How to make an NFT?

Anyone can create an NFT. All you need is a digital wallet, some ethereum tokens and a connection to an NFT marketplace where you’ll be able to upload and sell your creations

6) How to validate the authencity of an NFT?

When you purchase a stock in NFT, that purchase is recorded on the blockchain—the bitcoin ledger of transactions—and that entry acts as your proof of ownership.

7) How is an NFT valued? What are the most expensive NFTs?

The value of an NFT varies a lot based on the digital asset up for grabs. People use NFTs to trade and sell digital art, so when creating an NFT, you should consider the popularity of your digital artwork along with historical statistics.

In the year 2021, a digital artist called Pak created an artwork called The Merge. It was sold on the Nifty Gateway NFT market for $91.8 million.

8) Can NFTs be used as an investment?

Non-fungible tokens can be used in investment opportunities. One can purchase an NFT and resell it at a profit. Certain NFT marketplaces let sellers of NFTs keep a percentage of the profits from sales of the assets they create.

9) Will NFTs be the future of art and collectibles?

Many people want to buy NFTs because it lets them support the arts and own something cool from their favorite musicians, brands, and celebrities. NFTs also give artists an opportunity to program in continual royalties if someone buys their work. Galleries see this as a way to reach new buyers interested in art.

10) How do we buy an NFTs?

There are many places to buy digital assets, like opensea and their policies vary. On top shot, for instance, you sign up for a waitlist that can be thousands of people long. When a digital asset goes on sale, you are occasionally chosen to purchase it.

11) Can i mint NFT for free?

To mint an NFT token, you must pay some amount of gas fee to process the transaction on the Etherum blockchain, but you can mint your NFT on a different blockchain called Polygon to avoid paying gas fees. This option is available on OpenSea and this simply denotes that your NFT will only be able to trade using Polygon's blockchain and not Etherum's blockchain. Mintable allows you to mint NFTs for free without paying any gas fees.

12) Do i own an NFT if i screenshot it?

The answer is no. Non-Fungible Tokens are minted on the blockchain using cryptocurrencies such as Etherum, Solana, Polygon, and so on. Once a Non-Fungible Token is minted, the transaction is recorded on the blockchain and the contract or license is awarded to whoever has that Non-Fungible Token in their wallet.

12) Why are people investing so much in NFT?


 Non-fungible tokens have gained the hearts of people around the world, and they have given digital creators the recognition they deserve. One of the remarkable things about non-fungible tokens is that you can take a screenshot of one, but you don’t own it. This is because when a non-fungible token is created, then the transaction is stored on the blockchain, and the license or contract to hold such a token is awarded to the person owning the token in their digital wallet.

You can sell your work and creations by attaching a license to it on the blockchain, where its ownership can be transferred. This lets you get exposure without losing full ownership of your work. Some of the most successful projects include Cryptopunks, Bored Ape Yatch Club NFTs, SandBox, World of Women and so on. These NFT projects have gained popularity globally and are owned by celebrities and other successful entrepreneurs. Owning one of these NFTs gives you an automatic ticket to exclusive business meetings and life-changing connections.

Final Saying

That’s a wrap. Hope you guys found this article enlightening. I just answer some question with my limited knowledge about NFTs. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop them in the comment section below. Also I have a question for you, Is bitcoin an NFTs? let me know in The comment section below






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What China’s central bank and Costco shoppers have in common
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 10:02:17 +0000
Hint: it is not a fondness for cryptocurrencies
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LimeWire AI Studio Review 2023: Details, Pricing & Features
Tue, 12 Dec 2023 16:10:00 +0000

 

In the rapidly advancing landscape of AI technology and innovation, LimeWire emerges as a unique platform in the realm of generative AI tools. This platform not only stands out from the multitude of existing AI tools but also brings a fresh approach to content generation. LimeWire not only empowers users to create AI content but also provides creators with creative ways to share and monetize their creations.


As we explore LimeWire, our aim is to uncover its features, benefits for creators, and the exciting possibilities it offers for AI content generation. This platform presents an opportunity for users to harness the power of AI in image creation, all while enjoying the advantages of a free and accessible service.


Let's unravel the distinctive features that set LimeWire apart in the dynamic landscape of AI-powered tools, understanding how creators can leverage its capabilities to craft unique and engaging AI-generated images.


Introduction

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LimeWire, a name once associated with the notorious file-sharing tool from the 2000s, has undergone a significant transformation. The LimeWire we discuss today is not the file-sharing application of the past but has re-emerged as an entirely new entity—a cutting-edge AI content publishing platform.

This revamped LimeWire invites users to register and unleash their creativity by crafting original AI content, which can then be shared and showcased on the LimeWire Studio. Notably, even acclaimed artists and musicians, such as Deadmau5, Soulja Boy, and Sean Kingston, have embraced this platform to publish their content in the form of NFT music, videos, and images.


Beyond providing a space for content creation and sharing, LimeWire introduces monetization models to empower users to earn revenue from their creations. This includes avenues such as earning ad revenue and participating in the burgeoning market of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). As we delve further, we'll explore these monetization strategies in more detail to provide a comprehensive understanding of LimeWire's innovative approach to content creation and distribution.


LimeWire Studio welcomes content creators into its fold, providing a space to craft personalized AI-focused content for sharing with fans and followers. Within this creative hub, every piece of content generated becomes not just a creation but a unique asset—ownable and tradable. Fans have the opportunity to subscribe to creators' pages, immersing themselves in the creative journey and gaining ownership of digital collectibles that hold tradeable value within the LimeWire community. Notably, creators earn a 2.5% royalty each time their content is traded, adding a rewarding element to the creative process.


The platform's flexibility is evident in its content publication options. Creators can choose to share their work freely with the public or opt for a premium subscription model, granting exclusive access to specialized content for subscribers.


LimeWire AI Studio

As of the present moment, LimeWire focuses on AI Image Generation, offering a spectrum of creative possibilities to its user base. The platform, however, has ambitious plans on the horizon, aiming to broaden its offerings by introducing AI music and video generation tools in the near future. This strategic expansion promises creators even more avenues for expression and engagement with their audience, positioning LimeWire Studio as a dynamic and evolving platform within the realm of AI-powered content creation.


AI Image Generation Tools

limewire AI Studio


The LimeWire AI image generation tool presents a versatile platform for both the creation and editing of images. Supporting advanced models such as Stable Diffusion 2.1, Stable Diffusion XL, and DALL-E 2, LimeWire offers a sophisticated toolkit for users to delve into the realm of generative AI art.


Much like other tools in the generative AI landscape, LimeWire provides a range of options catering to various levels of complexity in image creation. Users can initiate the creative process with prompts as simple as a few words or opt for more intricate instructions, tailoring the output to their artistic vision.


What sets LimeWire apart is its seamless integration of different AI models and design styles. Users have the flexibility to effortlessly switch between various AI models, exploring diverse design styles such as cinematic, digital art, pixel art, anime, analog film, and more. Each style imparts a distinctive visual identity to the generated AI art, enabling users to explore a broad spectrum of creative possibilities.


The platform also offers additional features, including samplers, allowing users to fine-tune the quality and detail levels of their creations. Customization options and prompt guidance further enhance the user experience, providing a user-friendly interface for both novice and experienced creators.


Excitingly, LimeWire is actively developing its proprietary AI model, signaling ongoing innovation and enhancements to its image generation capabilities. This upcoming addition holds the promise of further expanding the creative horizons for LimeWire users, making it an evolving and dynamic platform within the landscape of AI-driven art and image creation.

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Automatically Mint Your Content As NFTs

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Upon completing your creative endeavor on LimeWire, the platform allows you the option to publish your content. An intriguing feature follows this step: LimeWire automates the process of minting your creation as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT), utilizing either the Polygon or Algorand blockchain. This transformative step imbues your artwork with a unique digital signature, securing its authenticity and ownership in the decentralized realm.


Creators on LimeWire hold the power to decide the accessibility of their NFT creations. By opting for a public release, the content becomes discoverable by anyone, fostering a space for engagement and interaction. Furthermore, this choice opens the avenue for enthusiasts to trade the NFTs, adding a layer of community involvement to the artistic journey.


Alternatively, LimeWire acknowledges the importance of exclusivity. Creators can choose to share their posts exclusively with their premium subscribers. In doing so, the content remains a special offering solely for dedicated fans, creating an intimate and personalized experience within the LimeWire community. This flexibility in sharing options emphasizes LimeWire's commitment to empowering creators with choices in how they connect with their audience and distribute their digital creations.


After creating your content, you can choose to publish the content. It will automatically mint your creation as an NFT on the Polygon or Algorand blockchain. You can also choose whether to make it public or subscriber-only.


If you make it public, anyone can discover your content and even trade the NFTs. If you choose to share the post only with your premium subscribers, it will be exclusive only to your fans.


Earn Revenue From Your Content

Additionally, you can earn ad revenue from your content creations as well.

When you publish content on LimeWire, you will receive 70% of all ad revenue from other users who view your images, music, and videos on the platform.


This revenue model will be much more beneficial to designers. You can experiment with the AI image and content generation tools and share your creations while earning a small income on the side.


LMWR Tokens

The revenue you earn from your creations will come in the form of LMWR tokens, LimeWire’s own cryptocurrency.

Your earnings will be paid every month in LMWR, which you can then trade on many popular crypto exchange platforms like Kraken, ByBit, and UniSwap.

You can also use your LMWR tokens to pay for prompts when using LimeWire generative AI tools.

Pricing Plans

You can sign up to LimeWire to use its AI tools for free. You will receive 10 credits to use and generate up to 20 AI images per day. You will also receive 50% of the ad revenue share. However, you will get more benefits with premium plans.

  • Basic plan: 

For $9.99 per month, you will get 1,000 credits per month, up to 2 ,000 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 50% ad revenue share

  • Advanced plan: 

For $29 per month, you will get 3750 credits per month, up to 7500 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 60% ad revenue share

  • Pro plan: 

For $49 per month, you will get 5,000 credits per month, up to 10,000 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 70% ad revenue share

  • Pro Plus plan: 

For $99 per month, you will get 11,250 credits per month, up to 2 2,500 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 70% ad revenue share

With all premium plans, you will receive a Pro profile badge, full creation history, faster image generation, and no ads.

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Conclusion

In conclusion, LimeWire emerges as a democratizing force in the creative landscape, providing an inclusive platform where anyone can unleash their artistic potential and effortlessly share their work. With the integration of AI, LimeWire eliminates traditional barriers, empowering designers, musicians, and artists to publish their creations and earn revenue with just a few clicks.


The ongoing commitment of LimeWire to innovation is evident in its plans to enhance generative AI tools with new features and models. The upcoming expansion to include music and video generation tools holds the promise of unlocking even more possibilities for creators. It sparks anticipation about the diverse and innovative ways in which artists will leverage these tools to produce and publish their own unique creations.


For those eager to explore, LimeWire's AI tools are readily accessible for free, providing an opportunity to experiment and delve into the world of generative art. As LimeWire continues to evolve, creators are encouraged to stay tuned for the launch of its forthcoming AI music and video generation tools, promising a future brimming with creative potential and endless artistic exploration


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This AIPAC Donor Funnels Millions to an IDF Unit Accused of Violating Human Rights
Thu, 23 May 2024 13:00:00 +0000

The battalion has a dedicated U.S. nonprofit to support its operations — whose president is supporting AIPAC’s political agenda.

The post This AIPAC Donor Funnels Millions to an IDF Unit Accused of Violating Human Rights appeared first on The Intercept.


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Conditioning Aid to Israel Would Boost Support for Biden in Key States, New Poll Finds
Tue, 21 May 2024 13:00:00 +0000

In the survey of Democrats and independents in five battleground states, 2 in 5 voters said a ceasefire and conditioning aid would make them more likely to vote for Biden.

The post Conditioning Aid to Israel Would Boost Support for Biden in Key States, New Poll Finds appeared first on The Intercept.


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‘Thrilled to be back’: Trump swaps courtroom for Bronx in play for Hispanic and Black voters
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:40:07 GMT

The Republican presidential candidate held a rally in the South Bronx, one of the most diverse and impoverished neighbourhoods in New York

Even for a man known for his bombast, Donald Trump’s foray into one of the poorest, most diverse and staunchly Democratic parts of America, New York city’s South Bronx, on Thursday night was an offensive move of breathtaking audacity.

He held his rally in the crucible of hip-hop, where 95% of the population is Black or Hispanic and where 35% live below the poverty line. Being Trump, he declared it an historic success.

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Supreme Court’s South Carolina ruling boosts GOP, with national implications
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:16:47 +0000
The ruling allows the state to use a map favorable to Republicans and is expected to make it far more difficult for voters nationwide to challenge racial gerrymandering.
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Michael Gove and Andrea Leadsom to stand down at general election
Fri, 24 May 2024 20:01:02 GMT

Seventy-eight Tory MPs are quitting rather than standing, beating 1997’s record number

Michael Gove and Andrea Leadsom have joined the now record-breaking exodus of Conservative MPs from the Commons, with the former saying it was time for a “new generation” to lead the party.

Gove’s announcement in a letter tweeted on Friday evening had been anticipated by some given the strong Liberal Democrat challenge he faces in his Surrey Heath constituency, but adds to the sense of Tories fleeing in the face of a likely general election loss.

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Gaffe at brewery marks the end of Rishi Sunak’s first day of campaigning
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:26:23 GMT

After some tetchy interviews the PM flew to all four nations, while Starmer and Davey focused on voters’ desire for change

Far from the bedraggled figure who announced an election outside No 10, Rishi Sunak positively bounced into a biscuit factory for his first stump speech of the election campaign.

He had given a tetchy performance on the broadcast round on Thursday morning, bristling at those challenging his economic record and failure to carry out his Rwanda plan.

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Another US state repeals law that protected ISPs from municipal competition
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:25:00 +0000
With Minnesota repeal, number of states restricting public broadband falls to 16.
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UK general election called – Politics Weekly UK – podcast
Wed, 22 May 2024 22:51:14 GMT

Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for Thursday 4 July. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey to ask why now. And, what happens next …

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Senate rejects border security deal for a second time
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:08:38 +0000
A Thursday vote on a bipartisan border deal marks a shift for the Democratic-controlled Senate into campaign mode, with more messaging votes to put Republicans on the spot expected in the coming weeks.
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Trump to address Libertarian Party convention this weekend
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:23:44 +0000
Live updates from the 2024 campaign trail, with the latest news on presidential candidates, polls, primaries and more.
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Are consumers any better off after 14 years of Conservative government?
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:10:39 GMT

We analyse a key point of contention in the general election campaign: the government’s record on pay, housing, energy and food bills

It is a simple question – and it will be at the heart of the general election campaign. After 14 years of Conservative government, people are asking: am I any better off?

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Why the Scottish vote matters to Starmer and Sunak
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:44:01 GMT

Given the state of the SNP and the economy, the question of independence will be less important than that of party credibility

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When Keir Starmer helped to launch Labour’s Scottish election campaign, he told effusive supporters in Glasgow: “There’s no change without Scotland, no Labour without Scotland ... Scotland is central to the mission of the next Labour government.”

Speaking to reporters afterwards, the party leader emphasised that the raw mathematics were just one reason why Scotland would play such an important role in this election. “Yes, it’s about the numbers,” he said. “We lost very badly in 2019, and we’ve got to get every single seat that we can possibly win … But this is also personal … I want to be the prime minister for the whole of the United Kingdom, and that includes Scotland.”

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Make this the punishment election – damning the Tories for 14 years of cruelty and lies | Jonathan Freedland
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:38:04 GMT

Voters want progress, but there must also be accountability. When you pick up a ballot paper, remember all the waste and incompetence

Elections are a choice about the future, they say. We should look forward, not back, they say. And most of the time, that’s true. But every now and then we should make an exception – and this is one of those times. Because the coming general election must also be about the past. It must be about holding the Conservatives to account for the colossal damage they have done to this country over the past 14 years. It must be a punishment election.

The Tories need to face the consequences of what they have done, starting with the cold fact that they have made people poorer. People are worse off now than they were at the last general election, a feat with little or no precedent. Every day, thousands of Britons pay hundreds or thousands more on their mortgages, thanks to the wrecking ball a smirking Liz Truss aimed at the UK economy.

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Sunak seems convinced that Who Dares Wins. Spoiler alert: sometimes they lose really badly | Marina Hyde
Fri, 24 May 2024 12:19:27 GMT

A drowned-rat PM, a blank-page contender and frit Farage refusing to stand at all. All in the first 48 hours – are you not entertained?

Even in a year of largely lacklustre summer movies, you have to accept the reality that Rishi Sunak has scheduled his election against the release of Beverly Hills Cop 4. Coming back again, you say? Same old hapless colleagues? Straight to streaming? Whether the public really craves a fourth consecutive outing for previously beloved franchise The Conservative Government is not altogether unclear: audience tracking suggests the IP is knackered and people want to see this one about as much as they wanted to see the Cats movie. At least in that they were able to VFX out the arseholes.

But look, stay with the PM on this one! And please note, we’re already into the phase of election berserkery in which you can always find a sympathetic party thinker to tell you that, actually, the bad thing you just saw with your own eyes will play so, so well where it matters. “Rishi did not look like someone who is ready to compromise, and I think that’s really good,” judged the Mail’s Sarah Vine of his election announcement. “I thought his vibe was really good.” Mm-hm.

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There Is Literally Nothing Trump Can Say That Will Stop Republicans from Voting for Him
Thu, 23 May 2024 23:07:36 +0000
On Nikki Haley’s announcement that she’s backing her party’s “unhinged” nominee.
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‘Unlock the door or we’ll kick it down’: why South Africa’s youngest politician is in a hurry for change
Fri, 24 May 2024 06:00:10 GMT

Fasiha Hassan is the same age as her country’s democracy and as election day approaches, the politician believes her party, the ANC, must evolve or die

They are called the “born-free” South Africans – too young to remember apartheid and with no instinctive loyalty to the African National Congress. And they could deliver a stinging rebuke to the party that led the liberation struggle, if this generation votes at all in elections on 29 May.

Three decades on from the birth of democracy in the country, the ANC could see its vote share fall below 50% for the first time.

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Inside the Reluctant Fight to Ban Deepfake Ads
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:30:00 +0000
Without new rules, campaigns could hoodwink voters with AI-generated ads. And no one really seems to be taking the threat seriously.
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‘He’s loved around here’: Islington voters’ 40-year connection to Jeremy Corbyn
Sat, 25 May 2024 05:00:17 GMT

Many put loyalty first – but some fear MP could hurt Labour by standing as an independent

Amid the pre-lunch clatter of pans at Islington’s Nag’s Head market, Danni Cane didn’t hesitate when asked if she still would be supporting Jeremy Corbyn hours after the local MP finally made it known he would be seeking re-election as an independent.

“Of course we’ll be voting for Jeremy. He’s the person who made it possible for my mum to get her own house. He’s loved around here,” said Cane, owner of the Avva Cuppa cafe and an example of the sort of deep personal connection with many voters that Corbyn has built up over the course of 40 years of representing the north London constituency.

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Both feted and gilded, Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak are two sides of the same rotten politics
Sat, 25 May 2024 05:00:17 GMT

After three days of the election, it’s clear the PM will change – our rotten political system won’t

Say this for Keir Starmer: he’s lucky in his enemies. From Rebecca Long-Bailey to Liz Truss to Humza Yousaf, they flop as heavily as solo projects from lesser members of Take That. And then we come to Rishi Sunak.

It shouldn’t be said of a man wealthier than the king, but: poor Rishi. The defining images of this first week of the election campaign will be of a downpour and D:Ream, and the ostensible leader of the country standing drenched on his doorstep as if, Withnail-style, he’d called an election by mistake. For his launch, Starmer kept in the warm and looked prime ministerial. What a contrast.

Aditya Chakrabortty is the Guardian’s senior economics commentator

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Corbyn influence on Labour policy ‘well and truly over’, says Starmer
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:08:00 GMT

Party leader’s remarks follow expulsion of predecessor, who decided to stand as independent candidate in general election

Jeremy Corbyn’s days of influencing Labour party policy “are well and truly over”, Keir Starmer has said, as a war of words erupted with his predecessor on the second day of the general election campaign.

Corbyn was expelled from the Labour party on Friday after announcing he would stand as an independent candidate in the 4 July vote.

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Martin Rowson on the great pre-election ‘wash-up’ – cartoon
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:36:58 GMT

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It’s Corbyn’s last stand. But can he beat Labour's Starmerite machine? | Andy Beckett
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:11:40 GMT

By running as an independent, the Islington North MP will give constituents a chance to rebel against the Westminster consensus

For supposedly one of the biggest losers in Labour’s history, Jeremy Corbyn has certainly won a lot of elections. Two leadership contests by huge margins, and 10 consecutive victories in his parliamentary constituency, Islington North. Since first being elected there 41 years ago, he has increased his majority from a modest 5,607 to a formidable 26,188.

So his announcement that he is running as an independent in the general election, a plan that he has hinted at for months, has a degree of confidence behind it. In the bustling, congested streets of his traditionally left-leaning constituency, seemingly everyone knows “Jeremy”, and the famously conscientious MP knows them. “He may have the highest constituency name recognition of any MP in the country,” a local Labour councillor told me.

Andy Beckett is a Guardian columnist. His book on Corbyn, Abbott and the Labour left, The Searchers: Five Rebels, Their Dream of a Different Britain, and Their Many Enemies, is out now

Do you have an opinion on the issues raised in this article? If you would like to submit a response of up to 300 words by email to be considered for publication in our letters section, please click here.

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UK general election: find your new constituency – and see how it would have voted in 2019
Fri, 24 May 2024 09:47:00 GMT

Boundary changes mean the 2024 British general election will be fought in altered seats. Enter your postcode to see a map of your constituency and how these seats would have voted in 2019

The general election on 4 July will be fought across 650 new constituencies after boundary changes were approved by parliament.

While no election has taken place along these boundaries yet, research by psephologists Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher, academics at the University of Plymouth, has estimated how, based on 2019 results, these new seats would have notionally voted in that election.

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Trump holds rally in South Bronx; Biden hosts Kenya’s president
Fri, 24 May 2024 00:14:15 +0000
Live updates from the 2024 campaign trail, with the latest news on presidential candidates, polls, primaries and more.
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House votes to block noncitizen voting in D.C. elections — again
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:28:01 +0000

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Is the Biden Campaign Running on False Hope?
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:39:51 +0000
Most polls show Donald Trump leading in swing states, but the Democratic Party strategist Simon Rosenberg believes the President’s chances are better than the surveys suggest.
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A Far-Right Indian News Site Posts Racist Conspiracies. US Tech Companies Keep Platforming It
Wed, 22 May 2024 10:00:00 +0000
OpIndia claims “Islamophobia does not exist.” A new report shared exclusively with WIRED finds Google’s programmatic ads are running next to its content.
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., on Why He’s Running
Mon, 20 May 2024 10:00:00 +0000
David Remnick asks R.F.K., Jr., where his run for President and his beliefs are coming from.
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RFK Jr. tells libertarians he would protect ‘constitutional rights’
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:09:45 +0000

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Democrats press Chief Justice Roberts to address ethics at Supreme Court
Fri, 24 May 2024 20:21:57 +0000
Sens. Dick Durbin and Sheldon Whitehouse say flags flown outside the homes of Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. mean he must recuse himself from Jan. 6-related cases.
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Haiti gang kills US politician’s missionary daughter and her husband
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:20:54 GMT

Missouri state representative Ben Baker’s daughter and her husband were reportedly ambushed when leaving a church

The daughter and son-in-law of a US Republican politician are among three Christian missionaries who have been killed by gang members in Haiti as it emerged that the long-awaited deployment of an multinational security force tasked with rescuing the Caribbean country from months of bloodshed had been delayed.

Ben Baker, a Republican state representative from Missouri, announced the news of the couple’s murder on Facebook late on Thursday, writing: “My heart is broken in a thousand pieces. I’ve never felt this kind of pain.”

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James Comer risks an irony overdose
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:31:03 +0000
The House Oversight Committee chairman criticized the committee’s top Democrat for playing politics with a probe — after doing the same thing for months.
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Democratic operative indicted over Biden AI robocalls in New Hampshire
Thu, 23 May 2024 16:30:02 +0000

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Electors who tried to reverse Trump’s 2020 defeat are poised to serve again
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:00:03 +0000
Their eagerness reflects a widespread belief among Republicans that the alternate electors did nothing wrong in 2020 — and raises questions about what they might do if Trump again loses their states.
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What local stories should our video team cover in the UK general election?
Tue, 21 May 2024 11:48:15 GMT

We’ve been working with community reporting teams to tell the story of modern Britain. With a momentous election on the horizon, do you have a story to tell about your local area?

As the UK faces a momentous general election, which polls suggest could see the end of 14 years of Conservative party rule, the video team wants to hear from people who have a story to tell about their community.

As video producers, we have spent the past four years working with community-based reporters across the UK to highlight the reality of what is happening in their areas, unearthing unique perspectives from people who are often overlooked in the story of modern Britain.

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Rishi’s own goal: six classic football gaffes by prime ministers – and what they reveal
Sat, 25 May 2024 04:00:14 GMT

This week, Rishi Sunak put his foot in it while talking to fans in Wales. He certainly isn’t the first PM to make a mistake when talking about the beautiful game ...

It was a disastrous first day of campaigning for Rishi Sunak: his audience of warehouse workers in Derbyshire was discovered to contain undercover Tory councillors, and his small talk in Barry, south Wales, was decried when he asked everyone whether they were looking forward to “all the football”: Wales did not qualify for the Euros.

Sunak is now probably in a helicopter somewhere, self-soothing with the truism that all prime ministers make football gaffes. It’s so common that it’s almost part of the office; that you be inauthentic in your love of the beautiful game. For sure, all prime ministers do mess something up, but every clanger tells its own story, about the man (or woman), the time, the expectation and the choice of team.

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‘Apprentice’ film hit with cease and desist letter, claiming foreign election interference
Fri, 24 May 2024 22:54:01 +0000

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Cornyn says he’ll run for reelection regardless of leadership bid outcome
Fri, 24 May 2024 19:05:08 +0000

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Election poll tracker: How do the parties compare?
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:04:30 GMT
How do people say they will vote in the UK general election? Our poll tracker measures the trends.
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UK voters: what will decide your vote in the 2024 general election?
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:44:45 GMT

We want to hear from UK voters across the political spectrum about the issues and factors that will influence their vote

After prime minister Rishi Sunak announced that a general election will be held on 4 July, we want to hear from UK voters about what will decide their vote.

Will you vote in the general election, and do you know who you will vote for?

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Tell us where you get your UK election news from
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:30:23 GMT

We’d like to hear about the different types of media and social platforms you use to consume news about the 2024 UK general election

Our news consumption in the contemporary media environment is increasingly characterised by an ever-growing reliance on an array of multi-media platforms.

Social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok have been for some time important sites from which people get their news. Further, private groups within such platforms are often a key point of news consumption for many individuals.

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First time voter? What you need to know
Thu, 23 May 2024 14:16:59 GMT
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced the UK general election will take place on 4 July.
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Tories 'terrified' of Reform Party - Richard Tice
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:57:50 GMT
The Reform Party leader says Rishi Sunak "bottled it" over calling a surprise general election for July.
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Nikki Haley says she will vote for Trump in 2024 election
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:30:40 +0000

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RFK Jr attacks Trump and Biden as he makes 2024 pitch to Libertarian voters
Sat, 25 May 2024 00:12:44 GMT

Independent candidate pledges to pardon Snowden and drop Assange charges, and says Trump ‘caved’ over pandemic response

Robert Kennedy Jr, a longshot independent candidate for US president, has sought to woo Libertarian party voters by casting rivals Donald Trump and Joe Biden as enemies of individual freedom.

Kennedy, 70, brought Libertarians to their feet by promising to pardon government whistleblower Edward Snowden, currently exiled in Russia, and drop espionage charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder battling US attempts to extradite him from Britain.

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Monetising children in care is morally bankrupt | Letters
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:20:38 GMT

David Scattergood on how the work of independent fostering agencies is offering a glimmer of hope and Peter RC Williams on the government’s obligations. Plus a letter from Nina Lopez and Tracey Norton

George Monbiot is right to highlight the state of the free market in children’s social care (How can a child in care cost £281,000 a year? Ask the wealth funds that have councils over a barrel, 18 May). With more children in care now than ever before, children’s residential and foster care provision is a lucrative cash cow for hedge funds and asset management companies, using taxpayers’ money to profiteer from the lives of children in care.

However, there is a glimmer of hope. A small number of independent fostering agencies are charities, providing services on a not-for-profit basis. Working alongside local authorities, with no shareholders to enrich, not‑for-profit fostering agencies reinvest surplus funds back into their organisation to fund activities, educational support, and therapeutic interventions for their children. They also fund training and financial support for their foster carers, and activities such as holidays for children with disabilities and additional needs. This model should be the rule, rather than the exception for the whole sector.

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Analysis: What to watch for at the Libertarian Party convention
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:40:43 +0000

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Andy Burnham on the infected blood scandal - Politics Weekly UK – podcast
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:00:07 GMT

Victims of the contaminated blood scandal finally got some of the justice they have been seeking this week when Sir Brian Langstaff published the final report of his inquiry. The Guardian’s John Harris speaks to the Greater Manchester mayor, Andy Burnham, who has campaigned for those affected by the disaster and was the health secretary from 2009-10

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What should kids be taught about sex and relationships?
Fri, 24 May 2024 02:00:04 GMT

The sex and relationships educator Jo Morgan discusses what she believes a sex education curriculum should look like

Last week, Rishi Sunak’s government issued new draft guidance on sex education. It included a ban on teaching sex education before children are nine years old and a ban on teaching “gender ideology”.

Jo Morgan is the author of Empowering Relationships and Sex Education: a Practical Guide for Secondary School Teachers and the founder of the consultancy Engendering Change.

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Voters ‘distraught’ by direction of Conservatives - Greens
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:34:24 GMT
The Green Party of England and Wales co-leader Carla Denyer claims people are not inspired by Labour.
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Trump lawyers seek to block US release of biopic The Apprentice
Fri, 24 May 2024 21:05:15 GMT

Ali Abbasi’s film, which shocked audiences at its world premiere at Cannes, depicts former president raping his first wife

Lawyers for Donald Trump have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the producers of The Apprentice in an attempt to block its US sale and release after the film – which depicts the former US president raping his first wife – shocked audiences at its world premiere at the Cannes film festival.

The Trump campaign said earlier this week they would take legal action against Ali Abbasi’s film, with spokesperson Stephen Cheung vowing “to address the blatantly false assertions from these pretend film-makers”.

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The Guardian view on Paula Vennells: pride came before her fall | Editorial
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:30:01 GMT

The Post Office boss’s self-serving behaviour was plain to see. But she was not the only one

Paula Vennells’s appearance at the Post Office Horizon IT inquiry was always going to be a big moment, even if it was overshadowed this week by Rishi Sunak’s decision to call an election. She was the chief executive of the government-owned business from 2012 to 2019, in charge when forensic accountants were hired to look into claims that subpostmasters had been wrongly blamed for errors caused by software – and when that investigation was terminated.

She was the boss when Alan Bates and more than 500 other subpostmasters won £58m in compensation. Since January, when ITV screened its remarkable Mr Bates vs The Post Office drama, Ms Vennells – who is also a vicar – has become the face of a scandal in which hundreds of people were wrongly prosecuted and 236 sent to prison.

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Can a precocious prime minister hold off a far-right phenom in France?
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:40:58 +0000
French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal has been deployed to counter Jordan Bardella and a far-right surge ahead of European Parliament elections.
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Starmer agrees to TV election debates with Sunak
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:51:42 GMT
The Conservatives are pushing for six TV debates, but Labour officials will only commit to two run by the BBC and ITV.
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Biden criticizes Supreme Court over disputed S.C. congressional map
Thu, 23 May 2024 20:09:04 +0000

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Sunak vs. Starmer: What to know about the U.K. prime minister contenders
Thu, 23 May 2024 18:42:27 +0000
With Britain’s elections coming on July 4, how different are Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Labour Party leader Keir Starmer?
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What the Rise of Far-Right Politics Says About the Economy in an Election Year
2024-05-21T00:00:00Z
With voters taking to the polls in dozens of countries this year, could election outcomes lean conservative? Paula Rettl says a lack of social mobility and a sense of economic insecurity are some of the factors fueling far-right movements around the world.
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Canada to restore right of citizens born abroad to pass citizenship to children also born outside country
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:40:47 GMT

Federal government to amend Citizenship Act, removing ‘second-generation cut-off’ introduced by Conservative government

Canada plans to restore the right of citizens born abroad to pass their citizenship to children also born outside the country, following a court ruling that a “first-generation limit” in the law was unconstitutional.

The federal government announced legislation to amend the Citizenship Act, removing a “second-generation cut-off” introduced by the previous Conservative government, after an Ontario court ruled in December that the limit was unconstitutional.

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The VA Is Quietly Fast-Tracking MDMA Therapy for Veterans
Mon, 20 May 2024 18:21:43 +0000

With FDA approval on the horizon, an internal document lays out measures to treat PTSD and stanch the suicide crisis.

The post The VA Is Quietly Fast-Tracking MDMA Therapy for Veterans appeared first on The Intercept.


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Special counsel seeks court order limiting Trump’s false claims about FBI
Sat, 25 May 2024 01:50:43 +0000
After Trump suggested FBI agents were given special instructions to use deadly force, special counsel Jack Smith wants a court order limiting Trump’s public comments.
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Trump ‘unified reich’ video reportedly traced to Turkish designer’s template
Sat, 25 May 2024 00:52:49 GMT

CNN reports video published on Truth Social and removed hours later was made from template and placeholder text not changed

A video posted on social media by Donald Trump referencing a “unified reich” has been traced to a template made by a Turkish designer more than a year ago, according to a report from CNN.

Critics, including Joe Biden, condemned Trump over a video posted to his Truth Social account on Monday featuring a hypothetical headline from his second presidential term reading “industrial strength significantly increased … driven by the creation of a unified reich”.

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MPs urge under-16s UK smartphone ban and statutory ban in schools
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:01:08 GMT

Commons education committee chair says online world poses serious dangers and parents face uphill struggle

MPs have urged the next government to consider a total ban on smartphones for under 16-year-olds and a statutory ban on mobile phone use in schools as part of a crackdown on screen time for children.

Members of the House of Commons education committee made the recommendations in a report into the impact of screen time on education and wellbeing, which also called on ministers to raise the threshold for opening a social media account to 16.

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Harris announces plans to help 80 percent of Africa gain access to the internet, up from 40 percent now
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Louisiana governor signs law classifying abortion pills as dangerous substances
Fri, 24 May 2024 22:08:06 GMT

First-of-its-kind legislation signed Friday classifies mifepristone and misoprostol as controlled substances

First-of-its-kind legislation that classifies two abortion-inducing drugs as controlled and dangerous substances was signed into law Friday by Louisiana governor Jeff Landry.

The Republican governor announced his signing of the bill in Baton Rouge a day after it gained final legislative passage in the state senate.

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Biden may not have coattails, but other Dems do; Alito's flags and more
Fri, 24 May 2024 19:55:04 +0000
Martine Powers chats with national political reporter Michael Scherer and White House reporter Tyler Pager. They unpack the most important campaign moments of this past week.
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Biden marks fourth anniversary of George Floyd’s murder
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:35:28 +0000

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‘A deranged fringe movement’: what is Maga communism, the online ideology platformed by Tucker Carlson?
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:34:39 GMT

Two young men are promoting a grab-bag ideology celebrating ‘honor’ and condemning ‘global elites’ – and winning powerful friends on the right

In the last few years, a self-styled political movement that sounds like a contradiction in terms has gained ground online: “Maga communism”.

Promoted by its two most prominent spokespeople, Haz Al-Din, 27, and Jackson Hinkle, 24, Maga communism comprises a grab bag of ideas that can seem lacking in coherence – ranging from a belief in the power of Donald Trump’s followers to wrest power from “global elites” to an emphasis on masculine “honor”, admiration for Vladimir Putin and support for Palestinian liberation.

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Analysis: Nikki Haley is a very specific (and very typical) type of Trump voter
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:04:27 +0000

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Crystal Palace co-owner wants to sell stake and ponders Everton investment
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:03:01 GMT
  • John Textor wants to offload 45% stake in Premier League club
  • US businessman would consider chance to invest in Everton

Crystal Palace’s co-owner John Textor has confirmed he is attempting to sell his stake in the club and would consider investing in Everton.

The US businessman, who also has shareholdings in Lyon, Botafogo and Molenbeek via his Eagle Football Holdings company, has been exploring the sale of his 45% stake in Palace for some time and has appointed the investment banking firm Raine to find a buyer.

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Nikki Haley is a very specific (and very typical) type of Trump voter
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:59:58 +0000
Even in 2020, a chunk of Donald Trump’s support came only reluctantly.
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US and UK to back Israel over ICJ ruling after blurring their Rafah red lines
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:58:48 GMT

Having initially vowed to oppose any offensive, Washington and London are showing signs of having backed down

The US and the UK will reject the international court of justice order directing Israel to end its offensive on Rafah after slowly blurring their red lines that once stated that they could not support a military offensive in Rafah.

The line was first adapted by saying they could not support a major ground offensive without a credible plan to protect civilians, but since then the definition of what constitutes a major offensive has become more flexible.

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The Guardian view on prison overcrowding: a justice system in meltdown
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:25:01 GMT

Rishi Sunak’s government failed to protect the public, secure the prison estate and deliver swift access to justice

Prisons tend not to draw political attention except when they go wrong, and even then they have to go badly wrong. There are strong incentives for governments to neglect a service used by relatively few voters, and prisoners themselves can’t vote. But the prison system serves the wider community in various indirect ways. Locking criminals away protects the public. Conviction and punishment signal to society that justice is being done. Rehabilitation inside jails reduces reoffending. All of those functions are now breaking down, and the collapse is getting increasingly hard to ignore.

Last week it emerged that some prisoners serving short sentences will be eligible for release 70 days early, not because they have necessarily earned their freedom but because jails are full. This is the third such relaxation since October 2023 when the discount was 18 days, rising to 60 in March this year. Meanwhile, it has been reported that police forces in England and Wales have been advised to make fewer arrests because there are not enough available cells.

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After spending two days in Washington with President Biden, including a state dinner, Kenyan President William...
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:08:48 +0000

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Biden campaign releases new ad on Uvalde shooting anniversary
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:36:38 +0000

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Analysis: Is the New York trial changing minds about Trump’s guilt?
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:09:25 +0000

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Is the New York trial changing minds about Trump’s guilt?
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:03:31 +0000
Comparing new polling with polling from January doesn’t suggest much of a shift.
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Donald Trump referenced Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Chinese leader Xi...
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:29:20 +0000

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Melbourne Fringe drops the Butterfly Club over allegations of verbal abuse and threatening behaviour
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:00:06 GMT

Exclusive: Fringe investigation finds complaints from two performers about Simone Pulga’s behaviour to be substantiated

Melbourne Fringe will not use the Butterfly Club as a festival venue this year, after complaints alleging verbally abusive, intimidating and threatening behaviour made against its owner by two artists were found to be substantiated in an investigation conducted by the festival.

Since the club opened in 1999, it has been renowned as a home for new and alternative performers, making it a popular Fringe venue. The club, where the likes of Tim Minchin, Sammy J and Eddie Perfect started out, estimates that it hosts about 1,200 performances each year.

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Biden unlikely to face protesters at U.S. Military Academy
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:00:41 +0000

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Hundreds of Post Office Horizon victims to be exonerated by act of parliament
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:55:18 GMT

Royal assent to be given to law overturning convictions of branch operators accrued over 22 years in England and Wales

Hundreds of post office operators convicted on charges including false accounting, theft and fraud are set to be exonerated by an unprecedented act of parliament.

The moment will be marked by the release of an open letter to all the affected operators, followed by individual letters containing assurances that their names will be removed from police databases, according to the government.

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Bereaved father wins change to parental leave law in three UK nations
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:42:59 GMT

After his wife died in childbirth, Aaron Horsey found he did not have automatic right to paternity leave

A father who was left without the right to parental leave after his wife died in childbirth has won a change to the law in England, Wales and Scotland on the last day of this parliament.

Aaron Horsey found himself battling bureaucracy as well as grief after his wife, Bernadette, 31, died while giving birth to their son, Tim, at Royal Derby hospital in 2022.

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Analysis: Asked to pick between reality and Trump, the right’s choice is easy
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:42:35 +0000

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Kansas City Chiefs to visit White House to celebrate Super Bowl win
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:22:39 +0000

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Asked to pick between reality and Trump, the right’s choice is easy
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:17:02 +0000
On CNN, Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) was asked to admit that something wasn’t true. He brushed the request away.
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President Biden will have a campaign event in Philadelphia on Wednesday, the White House announced Friday....
Fri, 24 May 2024 13:59:13 +0000

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Feds tell agencies to support domestic violence victims seeking time off
Fri, 24 May 2024 13:59:21 +0000
Agency heads were told “to provide enhanced support to federal workers seeking safety and recovering from domestic violence” through paid and unpaid leave.
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Why Jared Polis criticized Biden’s China tariffs
Fri, 24 May 2024 13:41:14 +0000

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Analysis: Even Donald Trump has trouble getting New York’s attention
Fri, 24 May 2024 13:20:03 +0000

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Biden campaign to focus on Trump’s ‘chaos and harm’ leading up to first debate
Fri, 24 May 2024 12:56:23 +0000

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Trump keeps talking about reproductive rights. And it keeps tripping him up.
Fri, 24 May 2024 12:40:07 +0000

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Trump suggests Nikki Haley will be on his team ‘in some form’ after vote pledge
Fri, 24 May 2024 12:17:07 +0000

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Biden attacks ‘out of control’ Trump in new ad narrated by Robert De Niro
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:57:35 +0000

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Even Donald Trump has trouble getting New York’s attention
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:20:12 +0000
The former president came to the Bronx on Thursday night for an unusual campaign rally. The Bronx didn’t take much notice.
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Biden administration straddles its own ‘red line’ on Rafah invasion
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:20:39 +0000

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Ohio governor calls special session to ensure Biden gets on ballot
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:00:25 +0000

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Trump again praises authoritarian leaders at Bronx rally
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:45:52 +0000

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Biden hosts a state dinner for Kenya, with a cameo from Obama
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:30:21 +0000

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ICJ expected to make new ruling on Israel’s war in Gaza
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:00:06 GMT

Court may order a halt to offensive, in what would be another sign of growing international isolation for Benjamin Netanyahu

The international court of justice is expected to issue a new ruling on Israel’s conduct of its war in Gaza at 3pm (1400 BST) on Friday, as the US expressed concern over Israel’s growing diplomatic isolation among countries that have traditionally supported it.

Amid speculation that the ICJ could order a halt to Israel’s offensive, a second top global court – the international criminal court – identified the three judges who will hear a request for arrest warrants against Hamas leaders, Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and its defence minister, Yoav Gallant.

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Trump holds South Bronx campaign rally to court Black, Latino voters
Fri, 24 May 2024 02:55:30 +0000
The former president sought to appeal to young people and voters of color, criticizing the Biden administration’s immigration policies while casting himself as a better president for minorities.
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A teen died by suicide. Is his prep school to blame?
Fri, 24 May 2024 00:18:59 +0000
Charlie Schnell killed himself after his parents say the Landon School ignored warning signs and accused him of drawing a racist image. Now they’re suing.
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Kenyan President William Ruto is welcomed by the Bidens when he arrives at the White House...
Thu, 23 May 2024 23:30:55 +0000

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Ohio governor calls special session to ensure Biden is on ballot
Thu, 23 May 2024 22:21:10 +0000

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Biden welcomes Kenyan leader after failing to visit Africa as promised
Thu, 23 May 2024 22:14:37 +0000
As Biden focuses on the wars in Ukraine and Gaza, the continent of Africa — publicly, at least — has faded into the background.
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Verdict incoming
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:54:00 +0000
This week, the crew dives into the strongest and weakest parts of the prosecution's case against former president Donald Trump in his New York Trial – and the key moments that might stick with jurors. Law enforcement reporters Shayna Jacobs and Devlin Barrett join the show to break down what will happen after the jury returns from a full week off from the trial: Final arguments, jury instructions, and then jury deliberations. Plus, what are the possible outcomes when the jury returns a verdict?
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Trump just made more promises to oil industry campaign donors
Thu, 23 May 2024 20:48:51 +0000

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Trump to hold South Bronx campaign rally to court Black, Latino voters
Thu, 23 May 2024 20:32:44 +0000

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Poll: Majority of Kennedy voters say they’re likely to change minds
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:05:16 +0000

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Poll: Biden, Trump in close race in N.H.
Thu, 23 May 2024 18:50:30 +0000

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Analysis: A look at Trump’s misleading, inaccurate graph of U.S. immigration
Thu, 23 May 2024 18:30:51 +0000

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Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote launches summer tour to energize voters
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:57:21 +0000

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Trump claims he’d use relationship with Putin to free detained reporter
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:17:23 +0000

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A look at Trump’s misleading, inaccurate graph of U.S. immigration
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:15:58 +0000
The former president keeps sharing a graph that misrepresents immigration — and the politics undergirding it.
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Twitter Is Dead, Long Live the Portal
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:06:49 +0000
The NYC-Dublin portal gives us a peek into the future of online community building in the wake of Twitter's demise.
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Analysis: In the GOP House, details of Trump’s trials are an unfair personal attack
Thu, 23 May 2024 16:55:05 +0000

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At state dinner for Kenya, Bidens set an American menu, sans ice cream
Thu, 23 May 2024 16:05:11 +0000

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On the week Trump’s Fla. trial was scheduled to start, uncertainty and a pretrial hearing
Thu, 23 May 2024 15:40:52 +0000

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Trump again falsely claims FBI was authorized to use ‘deadly force’ against him
Thu, 23 May 2024 15:13:55 +0000

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The flags were redundant
Thu, 23 May 2024 15:06:19 +0000
Samuel Alito’s predilections were obvious before the most recent controversy.
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The biggest 2024 Supreme Court rulings so far, and what’s still to come
Thu, 23 May 2024 15:02:16 +0000
We’re tracking decisions in the biggest cases before the Supreme Court in 2024. See the latest.
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Supreme Court allows disputed South Carolina voting map
Thu, 23 May 2024 14:48:24 +0000

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Trump electors in key states want to serve again, despite criminal charges
Thu, 23 May 2024 14:33:50 +0000

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Biden campaign meets with Haley voters
Thu, 23 May 2024 14:11:51 +0000

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Senate to tackle immigration, birth control in shift to campaign mode
Thu, 23 May 2024 13:47:13 +0000

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Poll puts Kennedy’s support at 17 percent nationally
Thu, 23 May 2024 13:22:38 +0000

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Tech firms’ Kenyan contractors lobby Biden for labor protections
Thu, 23 May 2024 13:05:25 +0000

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A dizzying sequence of events for Trump over 48 hours
Thu, 23 May 2024 12:48:28 +0000

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Biden campaign puts out new ads courting Black voters
Thu, 23 May 2024 12:25:06 +0000

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How Trump used his own court filing to claim an ‘assassination’ attempt
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:51:41 +0000
Here’s how a four-Pinocchio claim surged across social media.
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Fact Checker: How Trump used his own court filing to claim an ‘assassination’ attempt
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:39:09 +0000

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Trump’s unprecedented trial is unremarkable for some swing voters
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:19:25 +0000

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Biden has appointed 201 judges, boosting diversity of federal courts
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:45:05 +0000

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‘Sorry, no one is in’: few are at home for Margaret Hodge’s ‘kleptocracy walking tour’
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:27:17 GMT

Campaigning Labour MP knocks on doors of wealthy London homes bought by foreign leaders who are subject to sanctions

Margaret Hodge, the veteran Labour MP and former minister, is on a mission to knock on the doors of multimillion-pound London properties.

The luxury homes she is calling on are linked to the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, and the Azerbaijani president, Ilham Aliyev, in gated communities in Kensington, west London, and closely guarded by private security.

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TikTok says it removed an influence campaign originating in China
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:00:00 +0000
TikTok said it removed thousands of accounts belonging to covert influence operations, including the second largest such network detected from China.
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Johnson girds for another House GOP fight on government spending
Thu, 23 May 2024 10:00:22 +0000
House Speaker Mike Johnson and his leadership team announced an ambitious timeline to pass government spending measures, otherwise known as appropriations bills.
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Veterans became eligible for billions. These firms saw a chance to profit.
Thu, 23 May 2024 09:00:04 +0000
Despite a federal law that prohibits charging veterans for help in applying for disability benefits, for-profit companies are making millions.
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Lara Trump’s R.N.C. Sets Its Sights on—California?
Wed, 22 May 2024 14:57:35 +0000
In a state that could decide the fate of the House, Republican efforts may not be as futile as they seem.
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The State Department Says Israel Isn’t Blocking Aid. Videos Show the Opposite.
Sat, 18 May 2024 10:00:00 +0000

From targeting humanitarian vehicles to standing by as mobs attack trucks, Israel is blocking aid from reaching Gaza.

The post The State Department Says Israel Isn’t Blocking Aid. Videos Show the Opposite. appeared first on The Intercept.


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Michael Gove steps down in mass exodus of MPs before election
Sat, 25 May 2024 03:42:12 GMT
The second full day of campaigning is marked by an exodus of MPs, including long-serving Mr Gove.
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Why Vladimir Putin’s Family Is Learning Mandarin
Sat, 25 May 2024 01:00:00 +0000
During the last few weeks, American political discourse has been consumed by what’s happening inside a New York City courtroom. But the world outside it hasn’t stopped.
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Finances a 'dark cloud' over election campaign, says IFS
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:50:14 GMT
A leading think tank warns more tax rises or cuts to public services could lie ahead.
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Electioncast: Michael Gove Votes to Leave
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:28:00 GMT
And, Nooo Jeremy Corbyn for Labour
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In the Bronx, Donald Trump Goes to His Hateful, Happy Place
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:58:57 +0000
“Like it or not, this is a rally,” the former President said, seemingly a little embarrassed by the unremarkable size of the crowd.
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Don’t sweat it: how to find an effective deodorant
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:00:58 GMT

From pit stains to Botox and natural formulas, specialists demystify myths and answer questions about the best BO busters

Despite an ever-growing selection, finding a “holy grail” deodorant is tough. Over the years, I’ve slathered my pits with pure salt crystal (bad), lemon juice (even worse), DIY rubbing alcohol and essential oil spritzes (the dryness!), and many conventional products including typical drugstore options and fancy French drugstore products, never once feeling compelled to repurchase.

I had to admit I needed help, so I asked experts: why is finding a good deodorant so hard?

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MP decides not to seek re-election after sepsis
Fri, 24 May 2024 13:08:50 GMT
Tory MP Craig Mackinlay returned to Parliament this week after disease led to amputation of his hands and feet.
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How important is Scotland in deciding the UK election?
Fri, 24 May 2024 05:10:17 GMT
Sir Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak are hoping this election marks the end of an era of SNP domination.
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'Bring it on' - NI parties gear up for the election
Thu, 23 May 2024 18:51:04 GMT
Some party leaders say they are surprised by an election in six weeks time, others say they have been waiting patiently.
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The events clashing with the UK's summer election
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:11:30 GMT
Politicians will vie for the attention of voters distracted by Euro 2024, Wimbledon and festivals.
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How Rishi Sunak sprang election surprise on Tories
Thu, 23 May 2024 14:26:12 GMT
Many Tories were blindsided by the PM's July election announcement - here is how the decision was made.
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Election date brings Stormont battle lines into focus
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:01:48 GMT
Stormont's parties have long been preparing for this, but the date being confirmed will bring battle lines into focus.
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qualifiers: 25.00 election

Stage at Mexican campaign rally collapses, killing nine
Thu, 23 May 2024 05:56:55 +0000
Winds from a storm lashed a stage where an election rally was under way in northern Mexico, causing it to collapse. An additional 60 were injured, according to the government.
Match ID: 149 Score: 25.00 source: www.washingtonpost.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 25.00 election

SNP say election date disrespectful to Scotland
Wed, 22 May 2024 18:57:21 GMT
The first minister criticised holding a UK election on the first week of Scotland's school holidays.
Match ID: 150 Score: 25.00 source: www.bbc.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 25.00 election

Outside Groups Spent $285,000 Backing Jamaal Bowman. AIPAC Alone Just Dropped Nearly $2 Million to Attack Him.
Thu, 16 May 2024 21:08:07 +0000

With Bowman’s challenger handpicked by AIPAC, the Israel lobby is cementing its status as the biggest player in Democratic primary politics.

The post Outside Groups Spent $285,000 Backing Jamaal Bowman. AIPAC Alone Just Dropped Nearly $2 Million to Attack Him. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 151 Score: 22.14 source: theintercept.com age: 8 days
qualifiers: 4.29 republican, 4.29 politics, 4.29 democrat, 3.57 election, 2.14 executive, 2.14 elections, 1.43 congress

Scarlett Johansson Isn’t Alone. The Intercept Is Getting Ripped Off by OpenAI Too.
Tue, 21 May 2024 21:46:07 +0000

The Intercept’s lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft shows how digital outlets are uniquely vulnerable.

The post Scarlett Johansson Isn’t Alone. The Intercept Is Getting Ripped Off by OpenAI Too. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 152 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 12.86 executive, 8.57 congress

Republicans Can’t Decide: Do They Hate Prosecutors Because of Bail Reform or Abortion?
Thu, 16 May 2024 13:00:00 +0000

Since Dobbs, state-level Republicans have sought to strip power from DAs elected in Democratic cities who won’t prosecute abortion care.

The post Republicans Can’t Decide: Do They Hate Prosecutors Because of Bail Reform or Abortion? appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 153 Score: 19.29 source: theintercept.com age: 8 days
qualifiers: 4.29 republican, 4.29 politics, 4.29 democrat, 2.14 legislature, 2.14 executive, 2.14 constitution

Revealed: Meta approved political ads in India that incited violence
Mon, 20 May 2024 10:00:02 GMT

Exclusive: Ads containing AI-manipulated images were submitted to Facebook by civil and corporate accountability groups

The Facebook and Instagram owner Meta approved a series of AI-manipulated political adverts during India’s election that spread disinformation and incited religious violence, according to a report shared exclusively with the Guardian.

Facebook approved adverts containing known slurs towards Muslims in India, such as “let’s burn this vermin” and “Hindu blood is spilling, these invaders must be burned”, as well as Hindu supremacist language and disinformation about political leaders.

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Match ID: 154 Score: 17.86 source: www.theguardian.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 17.86 election

Stephen Merchant on his ‘preposterous’ trajectory; the trouble with the Zoe nutrition app; and when does drinking become a problem? – podcast
Sat, 25 May 2024 04:00:16 GMT

Comedian, writer and actor Stephen Merchant on standup, fame and the pressures of cancel culture; testing the ‘world-leading science’ claims behind the Zoe nutrition app; and the point when writer Harriet Tyce realised she didn’t want to be remembered only as a drinker

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Match ID: 155 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

‘They couldn’t care less’: fears for dogs’ welfare as Greyhound Racing NSW axes one of two adoption centres
Sat, 25 May 2024 00:00:10 GMT

Staff raise concerns as Wyee rehoming centre abruptly closed after steep drop in gambling revenue for governing body

Current and former staff have raised serious concerns about animal welfare and the culture at the agency that governs greyhound racing in New South Wales after it abruptly shut down one of just two adoption centres for ex-racing dogs this week.

Workers at the Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) in Wyee were fired on Monday, the same day the Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) chief executive, Rob Macaulay, announced the agency would cut 30% from its budget in the next financial year after a 22.5% fall in gambling revenue.

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Match ID: 156 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

‘Psychologically tortured’: California city pays man nearly $1m after 17-hour police interrogation
Fri, 24 May 2024 22:29:37 GMT

Officers threatened to kill the dog of Thomas Perez Jr as they pressured him to falsely confess to killing his father, who was alive

A California city has agreed to pay $900,000 to a man who was subjected to a 17-hour police interrogation in which officers pressured him to falsely confess to murdering his father, who was alive.

During the 2018 interrogation of Thomas Perez Jr by police in Fontana, a city east of Los Angeles, officers suggested they would have Perez’s dog euthanized as a result of his actions, according to a complaint and footage of the encounter. A judge said the questioning appeared to be “unconstitutional psychological torture”, and the city agreed to settle Perez’s lawsuit for $898,000, his lawyer announced this week.

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Match ID: 157 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 constitution

Jamie Dimon doesn’t rule out recession down the road as inflation saps consumer confidence
Fri, 24 May 2024 19:17:00 GMT
JPMorgan chief executive remains cautious about a possible unexpected dip in the U.S. economy.
Match ID: 158 Score: 15.00 source: www.marketwatch.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Tearful testimony confirms for many how much Post Office’s Vennells knew
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:16:39 GMT

There were times during Horizon inquiry when victims of scandal struggled to keep composure as former chief executive pleaded ignorance

It was difficult for the victims attending the public inquiry into the Horizon scandal on the fifth floor of Aldwych House in central London to demur from the conclusion of Moya Greene, a former chief executive of Royal Mail and Paula Vennells’ boss until the Post Office split off in 2012.

“I think you knew,” Greene had written to Vennells in January, according to a text message published by the inquiry this week.

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Match ID: 159 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Paula Vennells names five executives she blames over Post Office scandal
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:15:02 GMT

Former boss claims IT executives and legal counsels let her down and tells inquiry she ‘loved the Post Office’

Paula Vennells, the former Post Office chief executive, has named five executives who she said were to blame for the Horizon scandal, including a missing IT expert and a former in-house lawyer who has refused to appear at the public inquiry.

During a third day of tearful evidence in front of the inquiry, Vennells denied she had given “craven and self-serving” testimony but readily provided the names of those she claimed had let her down.

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Match ID: 160 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Sam Altman's time as the golden child of tech might be coming to an end | Former executives and AI experts have been criticizing the company's commitment to AI safety
2024-05-24T14:16:12+00:00
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Match ID: 161 Score: 15.00 source: www.reddit.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Guatemala’s baby brokers: how thousands of children were stolen for adoption – podcast
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:00:07 GMT

From the 1960s, baby brokers persuaded often Indigenous Mayan women to give up newborns while kidnappers ‘disappeared’ babies. Now, international adoption is being called out as a way of covering up war crimes. By Rachel Nolan

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Match ID: 162 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Football regulator top transfer target for Labour
Thu, 23 May 2024 17:24:58 GMT
Labour sees the beautiful game as key to winning back areas like Scunthorpe from the Conservatives.
Match ID: 163 Score: 15.00 source: www.bbc.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 conservatives

Atalanta’s huge night and Mauricio Pochettino moves on: Football Weekly Extra - podcast
Thu, 23 May 2024 11:18:22 GMT

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon, Sanny Rudravajhala and Jacob Steinberg as Atalanta win the Europa League and Mauricio Pochettino leaves Chelsea

Rate, review, share on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast and Stitcher, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.

On the podcast today: a stunning win for Atalanta, who win the Europa League. It’s manager Gian Piero ­Gasperini’s first major trophy and he was helped to it by a brilliant hat-trick from Ademola Lookman. Not only that, but with that win they put a stop to Leverkusen’s unbeaten season too.

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Match ID: 164 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

Why is air turbulence getting worse? – podcast
Thu, 23 May 2024 04:00:10 GMT

On Tuesday a British man died and several others were injured when their plane encountered severe turbulence between London and Singapore. And it looks like this kind of turbulence is something we’ll have to get used to. Last year a study found severe clear-air turbulence had increased by 55% between 1979 and 2020. Ian Sample speaks to Guy Gratton, associate professor of aviation and the environment at Cranfield University, to find out why this is happening, and whether there’s anything we can do to reverse the trend.

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Match ID: 165 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 executive

‘Modi builds highways but where are our jobs?’: rising inequality looms over India’s election
Mon, 20 May 2024 02:00:52 GMT

While the number of Indian billionaires soars, growing unemployment has become a big problem for the BJP as it campaigns for a third term

It wasn’t even the real wedding, just the pre-wedding party. But that didn’t stop India’s richest billionaire, Mukesh Ambani, whose son is set to marry the daughter of a millionaire, from throwing an affair so ostentatious that no one could question just how wealthy they are.

The pop star Rihanna was paid about $8m to perform. The catering alone cost $25m and the final bill for the glittering soiree, held in March, reportedly came in at about $150m.

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Match ID: 166 Score: 14.29 source: www.theguardian.com age: 5 days
qualifiers: 14.29 election

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Is Constitutional, After All
Thu, 16 May 2024 23:34:55 +0000

And for some reason Justice Samuel Alito can’t stop talking about this witch trial judge.

The post The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Is Constitutional, After All appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 167 Score: 12.14 source: theintercept.com age: 8 days
qualifiers: 4.29 republican, 4.29 politics, 2.14 constitution, 1.43 congress

NASA Engages in Artemis Accords Workshop to Advance Exploration
Fri, 24 May 2024 19:07:37 +0000
NASA participated in the second international face-to-face workshop this week among Artemis Accords signatories, which featured space officials from two dozen nations focused on advancing the principles for the safe, peaceful, and responsible exploration of the Moon, Mars and beyond. This year’s workshop was hosted by CSA (Canadian Space Agency) at their headquarters in Montreal […]
Match ID: 168 Score: 10.00 source: www.nasa.gov age: 0 days
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

University Professors Are Losing Their Jobs Over “New McCarthyism” on Gaza
Thu, 16 May 2024 09:00:00 +0000

As brutal police repression sweeps campus encampments, schools have been cutting ties with pro-Palestine faculty members without tenure.

The post University Professors Are Losing Their Jobs Over “New McCarthyism” on Gaza appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 169 Score: 10.00 source: theintercept.com age: 8 days
qualifiers: 4.29 republican, 4.29 politics, 1.43 congress

AI-Generated Fake News Is Coming to an Election Near You
Mon, 22 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0000
Targeted, AI-generated political misinformation is already out there—and humans are falling for it.
Match ID: 170 Score: 10.00 source: www.wired.com age: 123 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics, 3.57 election, 2.14 elections

Medical Workers Evacuated From Gaza, but 3 Americans Refuse to Leave
Fri, 17 May 2024 23:47:13 +0000

Remaining health care workers won’t go until Israel stops blocking entry of new medical personnel.

The post Medical Workers Evacuated From Gaza, but 3 Americans Refuse to Leave appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 171 Score: 8.57 source: theintercept.com age: 7 days
qualifiers: 8.57 politics

An Israeli Company Is Hawking Its Self-Launching Drone System to U.S. Police Departments
Fri, 17 May 2024 10:00:00 +0000

A Louisiana sheriff’s department has been testing the drone system, which is already used by the Israeli police and many settlements.

The post An Israeli Company Is Hawking Its Self-Launching Drone System to U.S. Police Departments appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 172 Score: 8.57 source: theintercept.com age: 7 days
qualifiers: 4.29 executive, 4.29 constitution

Israel Wants Endless War Without the Politics. Biden’s Going Along for the Doomed Ride.
Wed, 15 May 2024 09:00:00 +0000

This isn’t “politics by other means,” it’s never-ending conflict.

The post Israel Wants Endless War Without the Politics. Biden’s Going Along for the Doomed Ride. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 173 Score: 7.86 source: theintercept.com age: 9 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics, 3.57 election

How to trade an election
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 11:10:12 +0000
It is becoming harder for investors to ignore politics
Match ID: 174 Score: 7.86 source: www.economist.com age: 64 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics, 3.57 election

Secrecy Concerns Mount Over Spy Powers Targeting US Data Centers
Tue, 14 May 2024 16:16:58 +0000
A coalition of digital rights groups is demanding the US declassify records that would clarify just how expansive a major surveillance program really is.
Match ID: 175 Score: 5.71 source: www.wired.com age: 10 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics, 1.43 congress

‘Cringeworthy’: what people in Dover think of Labour and Keir Starmer – video
Fri, 10 May 2024 17:39:27 GMT

Keir Starmer appeared in Dover and Deal alongside the Labour party’s newest MP, the former Tory Natalie Elphicke, to announce the scrapping of the Rwanda deportation scheme if Labour is elected. The Guardian spoke to people in Dover to get their reaction

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Match ID: 176 Score: 4.29 source: www.theguardian.com age: 14 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics

How American politics has infected investing
Sun, 21 Apr 2024 15:41:46 +0000
Beware: taking a stand can be expensive
Match ID: 177 Score: 4.29 source: www.economist.com age: 33 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics

A Dangerous New Home for Online Extremism
Wed, 24 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0000
Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, or DAOs, offer independently-minded internet users a safe haven—but it’s also a boon to those with a darker purpose.
Match ID: 178 Score: 4.29 source: www.wired.com age: 121 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics

Regulators Are Finally Catching Up With Big Tech
Fri, 12 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0000
The lawless, Wild West era of AI and technology is almost at an end, as data protection authorities use new and existing legislation to get tough.
Match ID: 179 Score: 4.29 source: www.wired.com age: 133 days
qualifiers: 4.29 politics

LimeWire AI Studio Review 2023: Details, Pricing & Features
Tue, 12 Dec 2023 16:10:00 +0000

 

In the rapidly advancing landscape of AI technology and innovation, LimeWire emerges as a unique platform in the realm of generative AI tools. This platform not only stands out from the multitude of existing AI tools but also brings a fresh approach to content generation. LimeWire not only empowers users to create AI content but also provides creators with creative ways to share and monetize their creations.


As we explore LimeWire, our aim is to uncover its features, benefits for creators, and the exciting possibilities it offers for AI content generation. This platform presents an opportunity for users to harness the power of AI in image creation, all while enjoying the advantages of a free and accessible service.


Let's unravel the distinctive features that set LimeWire apart in the dynamic landscape of AI-powered tools, understanding how creators can leverage its capabilities to craft unique and engaging AI-generated images.


Introduction

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LimeWire, a name once associated with the notorious file-sharing tool from the 2000s, has undergone a significant transformation. The LimeWire we discuss today is not the file-sharing application of the past but has re-emerged as an entirely new entity—a cutting-edge AI content publishing platform.

This revamped LimeWire invites users to register and unleash their creativity by crafting original AI content, which can then be shared and showcased on the LimeWire Studio. Notably, even acclaimed artists and musicians, such as Deadmau5, Soulja Boy, and Sean Kingston, have embraced this platform to publish their content in the form of NFT music, videos, and images.


Beyond providing a space for content creation and sharing, LimeWire introduces monetization models to empower users to earn revenue from their creations. This includes avenues such as earning ad revenue and participating in the burgeoning market of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). As we delve further, we'll explore these monetization strategies in more detail to provide a comprehensive understanding of LimeWire's innovative approach to content creation and distribution.


LimeWire Studio welcomes content creators into its fold, providing a space to craft personalized AI-focused content for sharing with fans and followers. Within this creative hub, every piece of content generated becomes not just a creation but a unique asset—ownable and tradable. Fans have the opportunity to subscribe to creators' pages, immersing themselves in the creative journey and gaining ownership of digital collectibles that hold tradeable value within the LimeWire community. Notably, creators earn a 2.5% royalty each time their content is traded, adding a rewarding element to the creative process.


The platform's flexibility is evident in its content publication options. Creators can choose to share their work freely with the public or opt for a premium subscription model, granting exclusive access to specialized content for subscribers.


LimeWire AI Studio

As of the present moment, LimeWire focuses on AI Image Generation, offering a spectrum of creative possibilities to its user base. The platform, however, has ambitious plans on the horizon, aiming to broaden its offerings by introducing AI music and video generation tools in the near future. This strategic expansion promises creators even more avenues for expression and engagement with their audience, positioning LimeWire Studio as a dynamic and evolving platform within the realm of AI-powered content creation.


AI Image Generation Tools

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The LimeWire AI image generation tool presents a versatile platform for both the creation and editing of images. Supporting advanced models such as Stable Diffusion 2.1, Stable Diffusion XL, and DALL-E 2, LimeWire offers a sophisticated toolkit for users to delve into the realm of generative AI art.


Much like other tools in the generative AI landscape, LimeWire provides a range of options catering to various levels of complexity in image creation. Users can initiate the creative process with prompts as simple as a few words or opt for more intricate instructions, tailoring the output to their artistic vision.


What sets LimeWire apart is its seamless integration of different AI models and design styles. Users have the flexibility to effortlessly switch between various AI models, exploring diverse design styles such as cinematic, digital art, pixel art, anime, analog film, and more. Each style imparts a distinctive visual identity to the generated AI art, enabling users to explore a broad spectrum of creative possibilities.


The platform also offers additional features, including samplers, allowing users to fine-tune the quality and detail levels of their creations. Customization options and prompt guidance further enhance the user experience, providing a user-friendly interface for both novice and experienced creators.


Excitingly, LimeWire is actively developing its proprietary AI model, signaling ongoing innovation and enhancements to its image generation capabilities. This upcoming addition holds the promise of further expanding the creative horizons for LimeWire users, making it an evolving and dynamic platform within the landscape of AI-driven art and image creation.

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Automatically Mint Your Content As NFTs

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Upon completing your creative endeavor on LimeWire, the platform allows you the option to publish your content. An intriguing feature follows this step: LimeWire automates the process of minting your creation as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT), utilizing either the Polygon or Algorand blockchain. This transformative step imbues your artwork with a unique digital signature, securing its authenticity and ownership in the decentralized realm.


Creators on LimeWire hold the power to decide the accessibility of their NFT creations. By opting for a public release, the content becomes discoverable by anyone, fostering a space for engagement and interaction. Furthermore, this choice opens the avenue for enthusiasts to trade the NFTs, adding a layer of community involvement to the artistic journey.


Alternatively, LimeWire acknowledges the importance of exclusivity. Creators can choose to share their posts exclusively with their premium subscribers. In doing so, the content remains a special offering solely for dedicated fans, creating an intimate and personalized experience within the LimeWire community. This flexibility in sharing options emphasizes LimeWire's commitment to empowering creators with choices in how they connect with their audience and distribute their digital creations.


After creating your content, you can choose to publish the content. It will automatically mint your creation as an NFT on the Polygon or Algorand blockchain. You can also choose whether to make it public or subscriber-only.


If you make it public, anyone can discover your content and even trade the NFTs. If you choose to share the post only with your premium subscribers, it will be exclusive only to your fans.


Earn Revenue From Your Content

Additionally, you can earn ad revenue from your content creations as well.

When you publish content on LimeWire, you will receive 70% of all ad revenue from other users who view your images, music, and videos on the platform.


This revenue model will be much more beneficial to designers. You can experiment with the AI image and content generation tools and share your creations while earning a small income on the side.


LMWR Tokens

The revenue you earn from your creations will come in the form of LMWR tokens, LimeWire’s own cryptocurrency.

Your earnings will be paid every month in LMWR, which you can then trade on many popular crypto exchange platforms like Kraken, ByBit, and UniSwap.

You can also use your LMWR tokens to pay for prompts when using LimeWire generative AI tools.

Pricing Plans

You can sign up to LimeWire to use its AI tools for free. You will receive 10 credits to use and generate up to 20 AI images per day. You will also receive 50% of the ad revenue share. However, you will get more benefits with premium plans.

  • Basic plan: 

For $9.99 per month, you will get 1,000 credits per month, up to 2 ,000 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 50% ad revenue share

  • Advanced plan: 

For $29 per month, you will get 3750 credits per month, up to 7500 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 60% ad revenue share

  • Pro plan: 

For $49 per month, you will get 5,000 credits per month, up to 10,000 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 70% ad revenue share

  • Pro Plus plan: 

For $99 per month, you will get 11,250 credits per month, up to 2 2,500 image generations, early access to new AI models, and 70% ad revenue share

With all premium plans, you will receive a Pro profile badge, full creation history, faster image generation, and no ads.

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Conclusion

In conclusion, LimeWire emerges as a democratizing force in the creative landscape, providing an inclusive platform where anyone can unleash their artistic potential and effortlessly share their work. With the integration of AI, LimeWire eliminates traditional barriers, empowering designers, musicians, and artists to publish their creations and earn revenue with just a few clicks.


The ongoing commitment of LimeWire to innovation is evident in its plans to enhance generative AI tools with new features and models. The upcoming expansion to include music and video generation tools holds the promise of unlocking even more possibilities for creators. It sparks anticipation about the diverse and innovative ways in which artists will leverage these tools to produce and publish their own unique creations.


For those eager to explore, LimeWire's AI tools are readily accessible for free, providing an opportunity to experiment and delve into the world of generative art. As LimeWire continues to evolve, creators are encouraged to stay tuned for the launch of its forthcoming AI music and video generation tools, promising a future brimming with creative potential and endless artistic exploration


Match ID: 180 Score: 4.29 source: techncruncher.blogspot.com age: 164 days
qualifiers: 4.29 democrat

When will Americans see those interest-rate cuts?
Wed, 10 Apr 2024 20:08:53 +0000
Following a nasty surprise, some now think they may come only after the presidential election
Match ID: 181 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 44 days
qualifiers: 3.57 election

Russia’s economy once again defies the doomsayers
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 14:39:48 +0000
As an election nears, Vladimir Putin now looks to have inflation under control
Match ID: 182 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 75 days
qualifiers: 3.57 election

Canva Review 2022: Details, Pricing & Features
Sun, 20 Feb 2022 12:02:00 +0000


Are you looking for a new graphic design tool? Would you like to read a detailed review of Canva? As it's one of the tools I love using. I am also writing my first ebook using canva and publish it soon on my site you can download it is free.  Let's start the review.

Canva has a web version and also a mobile app

What is Canva?

Canva is a free graphic design web application that allows you to create invitations, business cards, flyers, lesson plans, banners, and more using professionally designed templates. You can upload your own photos from your computer or from Google Drive, and add them to Canva's templates using a simple drag-and-drop interface. It's like having a basic version of Photoshop that doesn't require Graphic designing knowledge to use. It’s best for nongraphic designers.

Who is Canva best suited for?

Canva is a great tool for small business owners, online entrepreneurs, and marketers who don’t have the time and want to edit quickly.

To create sophisticated graphics, a tool such as Photoshop can is ideal. To use it, you’ll need to learn its hundreds of features, get familiar with the software, and it’s best to have a good background in design, too.

Also running the latest version of Photoshop you need a high-end computer.

So here  Canva takes place, with Canva you can do all that with drag-and-drop feature. It’s also easier to use and free. Also an even-more-affordable paid version is available for $12.95 per month.

Free vs Pro vs Enterprise Pricing plan

The product is available in three plans: Free, Pro ($12.99/month per user or  $119.99/year for up to 5 people), and Enterprise ($30 per user per month, minimum 25 people).

Free plan Features

  • 250,000+ free templates
  • 100+ design types (social media posts, presentations, letters, and more)
  • Hundreds of thousands of free photos and graphics
  • Invite members to your team
  • Collaborate and comment in real-time
  • 5GB of cloud storage
  • Try Canva Pro for free for 30 days

Pro Plan Features 

  • Everything Free, has plus:
  • 100+ million premium and  stock photos, videos, audio, and graphics
  • 610,000+ premium and free templates with new designs daily
  • Access to Background Remover and Magic Resize
  •  Create a library of your brand or campaign's colors, logos, and fonts with up to 100 Brand Kits
  • Remove image backgrounds instantly with background remover
  • Resize designs infinitely with Magic Resize
  • Save designs as templates for your team to use
  • 100GB of cloud storage
  • Schedule social media content to 8 platforms

Enterprise Plan Features

  • Everything Pro has plus:
  • Establish your brand's visual identity with logos, colors and fonts across multiple Brand Kits
  • Control your team's access to apps, graphics, logos, colors and fonts with brand controls
  • Built-in workflows to get approval on your designs
  • Set which elements your team can edit and stay on brand with template locking
  • Unlimited Storage
  • Log in with single-sign on (SSO) and have access to 24/7 Enterprise-level support.

How to Use Canva?

To get started on Canva, you will need to create an account by providing your email address, Google, Facebook or Apple credentials. You will then choose your account type between student, teacher, small business, large company, non-profit, or personal. Based on your choice of account type, templates will be recommended to you.

You can sign up for a free trial of Canva Pro, or you can start with the free version to get a sense of whether it’s the right graphic design tool for your needs.

Canva Sign Up

Designing with Canva

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When you sign up for an account, Canva will suggest different post types to choose from. Based on the type of account you set up  you'll be able to see templates categorized by the following categories: social media posts, documents, presentations, marketing, events, ads, launch your business, build your online brand, etc.

 Start by choosing a template for your post or searching for something more specific. Search by social network name to see a list of post types on each network.

Templates

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Next, you can choose a template. Choose from hundreds of templates that are ready to go, with customizable photos, text, and other elements.

You can start your design by choosing from a variety of ready-made templates, searching for a template matching your needs, or working with a blank template.


 Canva has a lot to choose from, so start with a specific search.if you want to create business card just search for it and you will see alot of templates to choose from

Elements

Inside the Canva designer, the Elements tab gives you access to lines and shapes, graphics, photos, videos, audio, charts, photo frames, and photo grids.The search box on the Elements tab lets you search everything on Canva.

canva elements

To begin with, Canva has a large library of elements to choose from. To find them, be specific in your search query. You may also want to search in the following tabs to see various elements separately:

Photos

The Photos tab lets you search for and choose from millions of professional stock photos for your templates.

You can replace the photos in our templates to create a new look. This can also make the template more suited to your industry.

You can find photos on other stock photography sites like pexel, pixabay and many more or simply upload your own photos.

canva photos

When you choose an image, Canva’s photo editing features let you adjust the photo’s settings (brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.), crop, or animate it.

 When you subscribe to Canva Pro, you get access to a number of premium features, including the Background Remover. This feature allows you to remove the background from any stock photo in  library or any image you upload.

Text

The Text tab lets you add headings, normal text, and graphical text to your design.

When you click on  text, you'll see options to adjust the font, font size, color, format, spacing, and text effects (like shadows). 

Canva Pro subscribers can choose from a large library of fonts on the Brand Kit or the Styles tab. Enterprise-level controls ensure that visual content remains on-brand, no matter how many people are working on it.

Audio

Create an animated image or video by adding audio to capture user’s attention in social news feeds.

If you want to use audio from another stock site or your own audio tracks, you can upload them in the Uploads tab or from the more option.

Video

Want to create your own videos? Choose from thousands of stock video clips. You’ll find videos that range upto 2 minutes

You can upload your own videos as well as videos from other stock sites in the Uploads tab. 

Once you have chosen a video, you can use the editing features in Canva to trim the video, flip it, and adjust its transparency.

Backgrounds

On the Background tab, you’ll find free stock photos to serve as backgrounds on your designs. Change out the background on a template to give it a more personal touch.

Styles


The Styles tab lets you quickly change the look and feel of your template with just a click. And if you have a Canva Pro subscription, you can upload your brand’s custom colors and fonts to ensure designs stay on brand.

Logos

If you have a Canva Pro subscription, you’ll have a Logos tab. Here, you can upload variations of your brand logo to use throughout your designs.

With Canva, you can also create your own logos. Note that you cannot trademark a logo with stock content in it.

Publishing with Canva

With Canva, free users can download and share designs to multiple platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Slack and Tumblr.

Canva Pro subscribers can create multiple post formats from one design. For example, you can start by designing an Instagram post, and Canva's Magic Resizer can resize it for other networks, Stories, Reels, and other formats.

Canva Pro subscribers can also use Canva’s Content Planner to post content on eight different accounts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Slack, and Tumblr.

Canva Team

Canva Pro allows you to work with your team on visual content. Designs can be created inside Canva, and then sent to your team members for approval. Everyone can make comments, edits, revisions, and keep track via the version history.

Canva Print

When it comes to printing your designs, Canva has you covered. With an extensive selection of printing options, they can turn your designs into anything from banners and wall art to mugs and t-shirts. 

Canva Print is perfect for any business seeking to make a lasting impression. Create inspiring designs people will want to wear, keep, and share. Hand out custom business cards that leave a lasting impression on customers' minds.

Canva Apps

The Canva app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. The Canva app has earned a 4.9 out of five star rating from over 946.3K Apple users and a 4.5 out of five star rating from over 6,996,708 Google users.

In addition to mobile apps, you can use Canva’s integration with other Internet services to add images and text from sources like Google Maps, Emojis, photos from Google Drive and Dropbox, YouTube videos, Flickr photos, Bitmojis, and other popular visual content elements.

Canva Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • A user-friendly interface
  • Canva is a great tool for people who want to create professional graphics but don’t have graphic design skills.
  • Hundreds of templates, so you'll never have to start from scratch.
  • Wide variety of templates to fit multiple uses
  • Branding kits to keep your team consistent with the brand colors and fonts
  • Creating visual content on the go
  • You can find royalty free images, audio, and video without having to subscribe to another service.

Cons:

  • Some professional templates are available for Pro user only
  • Advanced photo editing features like blurring or erasing a specific area are missing.
  • Some elements that fall outside of a design are tricky to retrieve.
  • Features (like Canva presentations) could use some improvement.
  • If you are a regular user of Adobe products, you might find Canva's features limited.
  • Prefers to work with vectors. Especially logos.
  • Expensive enterprise pricing

Conclusion

In general, Canva is an excellent tool for those who need simple images for projects. If you are a graphic designer with experience, you will find Canva’s platform lacking in customization and advanced features – particularly vectors. But if you have little design experience, you will find Canva easier to use than advanced graphic design tools like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator for most projects. If you have any queries let me know in the comments section.






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