In a victory for ISPs, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has unanimously upheld most of the Republican-led FCC's deregulation of internet access in the 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom (RIF) order.
The court said the FCC was reasonable in reclassifying internet access as a Title I service. But it did not uphold the FCC's preemption of state efforts to regulate the internet following that deregulatory decision.
A Monday email from Soros spokesman Michael Vachon with the subject "Ukraine Debunking" reads: "You may have heard (or seen) Rudolph Giuliani’s ranting about George Soros allegedly playing some nefarious role in Ukraine." The letter then directs people to a Washington Post article authored by Emily Tamkin - who has previously written in Soros's defense (and loves the word 'boogeyman').
Soros, meanwhile, is scrambling to disassociate his name and organizations from Giuliani's investigation. According to the Washington Post's defense of the billionaire... In short, Soros and his orgs are so deeply involved in Ukraine that there's no way he couldn't be caught up in this whole thing... So - just because Soros's Open Society foundation funded groups which may have meddled for Hillary in the 2016 US election, and are cited by a CIA whistleblower against President Trump, his defenders claim it doesn't mean his fingerprints are personally on any of it.
The 63-year old, named Song Jiang by the police, had been jailed for trafficking women and children but escaped from a prison camp in 2002. He had been living in a tiny cave cut off from human interaction for years... After regular searches failed to find anything, authorities sent additional drones to help the officers. The drones eventually spotted a blue-coloured steel tile on a steep cliff as well as traces of household rubbish nearby. Police then moved in on foot and found Song in a small cave where he'd been hiding for years.
In a state media statement Tuesday, North Korea's first vice minister for foreign affairs Choe Son Hui announced negotiations would take place on October 5, after an initial meeting on October 4. "It is my expectation that the working-level negotiations would accelerate the positive development of the DPRK-U.S. relations," she said, according to state-run Korean Central News Agency. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus confirmed to ABC News that talks would occur "within the next week," but said she did not have other details to provide, such as a date or location.
Specifically, Schumer wants Trump to consider backing universal background checks, a bill known as HR 8 that passed in the House earlier this year. “Amidst the impeachment inquiry the gears of government can still move. Anyone who suggests otherwise is advancing a false narrative,” Schumer said at his Manhattan office...
To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) a total of 15,000 troops marched, and over 160 aircraft and close to 600 pieces of military equipment were on display — and as Global Times noted, all military hardware featured was domestically made, with close to half of it reportedly never-before-seen.
Among them, the DF-17 ballistic missiles, which is touted as capable of circumventing US defense systems, also believed capable of striking the continental US within 30 minutes.
On October 1st, The Verge published text and audio from recent internal meetings at Facebook where CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered tough questions from employees who are concerned about the company’s future. In two July meetings, Zuckerberg rallied his employees against critics, competitors, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, among others.
To provide more context around Zuckerberg’s remarks, The Verge is publishing expanded transcripts from the two meetings below. In them, Zuckerberg discussed his plan to beat TikTok, why he wants to keep absolute control of the company, and what employees should tell friends who have a dim view of Facebook. Each question below was asked by a different Facebook employee.