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The Twitter smack-down-Trump of the year

❝ On Sunday Donald Trump took to Twitter in what has become a regular SNL-bashing session.

It was supposed to be business as usual, but musician and civil rights activist Danielle Muscato had enough. 32 more words

Culture

What happens to the disproportionate assets case against Jayalalithaa?

Bengaluru, Dec 6: J Jayalalithaa passed away last night at the Apollo hospital. While there is outpouring of grief across the state of Tamil Nadu, one also needs to understand that her death came during the pendency of the appeal against her and three others in the disproportionate assets case. 48 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

IT raids in Bengaluru- Officials had a Lamborghini, M V Augusta, Ducati 749 & Volvo

Bengaluru, Dec 3: The IT raids conducted in Bengaluru this week at the residence of two officials saw a staggering amount of cash being unearthed. 29 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

America elected our own Berlusconi -- Please don't take decades to defeat Donald Trump!


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Five years ago, I warned about the risk of a Donald J. Trump presidency. Most people laughed. They thought it inconceivable.

I was not particularly prescient; I come from Italy, and I had already seen this movie, starring Silvio Berlusconi, who led the Italian government as prime minister for a total of nine years between 1994 and 2011.

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Politics

Trump embraces right-wing conspiracy theories - lies about the election

Is that your favorite newspaper’s headline? If not, they haven’t the guts to fight for a Free Press.


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Thanks to @brianstelter for saying what needs to be said about American journalism. 15 more words

Culture

Investigative journalist takes a trip through America's opioid epidemic

The U.S. opioid epidemic left roughly 30,000 people dead in 2014 — with overdose deaths outnumbering fatalities from car accidents in 16 states.

In his book, “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” Sam Quinones, a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, traces the history of this epidemic, and the forces that fueled the crisis to grow, unnoticed and unabated for years.

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Health