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No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – America Media Inc (owner of the National Inquirer) attempts to extort Jeff Bezos. Bezos responds by making the threat public.

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No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – America Media Inc (owner of the National Inquirer) attempts to extort Jeff Bezos. Bezos responds by making the threat public. r/TrueReddit   u/speckz   medium.com  
Pope admits clerical abuse of nuns including sexual slavery r/worldnews   u/Redditsoldestaccount   bbc.com  
WHO Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis in International Law for First Time in History r/worldnews   u/foggynotion   newsweek.com  
UK School cancels play about Darwin and evolution after Christian parents complain - It has provoked anger among other families who call the decision 'shameful' r/worldnews   u/ManiaforBeatles   independent.co.uk  
Anti-vaxxer movement fuelling global resurgence of measles, say WHO r/worldnews   u/kaostriker   sbs.com.au  
Does revealing the president's tax returns set a "dangerous precedent?" Why or why not? r/NeutralPolitics   u/PM_me_Henrika  

Republican Representatives Kevin Brady and Mike Kelly said in a recent congress meeting that revealing the president's tax returns would set a "dangerous precedent."

What kind of “dangerous precedent” are Reps. Brady and Kelly referring to?

Did previous US presidents have to resist having...

There is no penalty for violating a 1990 budget law requiring Presidents to submit their budget plans by early Feb. Since '90, four out of five Presidents have submitted late budgets. Does this law have any tangible effects without enforcement, and what was the impetus to pass it in the first place? r/NeutralPolitics   u/crazyguzz1  

In 1990, Congress passed a law that includes a provision that the White House must submit a budget by the first Monday in February.

The deadline is the first Monday in February pursuant to a 1990 budget law,...

Russian spam accounts are still a big problem for Reddit. At least 89 subs have been targeted by Russian propaganda. Once a troll initiates the conflict by insulting a person or saying something extreme, they simply sit back and watch the rest of the thread do the work for them r/TrueReddit   u/Wagamaga   engadget.com  
The Deported Americans: American kids forced to return to a country they've never known r/TrueReddit   u/copperreppoc   story.californiasunday.com  
Democrats have introduced their long expected "Green New Deal." Now that the plan is public, what's in it? How does it plan to accomplish its lofty goals, including getting the U.S. carbon neutral by 2030? r/NeutralPolitics   u/crazyguzz1  

On Thursday, House Democrats introduced a long expected bill, commonly referred to as the Green New Deal.

Formally called...

Making Turkey Great Again | "Erdogan has made a radical break with the Western foreign policy consensus - which had been the foundation of Turkey’s international relations strategy (...) As a result, he has left Turkey encircled by enemies, isolated from allies, and far from greatness" r/geopolitics   u/2A1ZA   washingtoninstitute.org  
Has there been progress towards a US Federal budget since the shutdown ended? r/NeutralPolitics   u/craftingfish  

The US federal government re-opened for 3 weeks (https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/25/politics/congress-reopens-government-shutdown/index.html); ever since then, I've heard very little of negotiations or bills. Has there been any progress or is it just unreported?

Russia to make $ 14 Billion investment in Pakistan, the largest ever in history of former Cold War rivals. r/geopolitics   u/Shahnaseebbabar   timesofislamabad.com  
Elizabeth Warren apologizes for calling herself Native American r/neutralnews   u/Adam_df   washingtonpost.com  
‘It’s way too many’: As vacancies pile up in Trump administration, senators grow concerned r/neutralnews   u/SFepicure   washingtonpost.com  
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