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Google researcher: Make search index a public utility

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A psychologist who has spent years researching Google’s massive influence has suggested a way for the tech giant to avoid potentially crippling government intervention. The solution, a significant sacrifice for Google, would be ...

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Boris Johnson to lead Britain as Prime Minister

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Just a few years ago, Boris Johnson was described as Britain’s version of Donald Trump. The outspoken and often brusk British politician seemed constantly at odds with the established British political class ...

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Is Facebook’s ‘civil rights’ audit harming free speech?

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Facebook, perhaps the world’s most powerful media platform, has released the results of its “civil rights” audit which it insists fights hate speech. The company said it is rolling out the updated ...

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Google inserting political agenda to impact election

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Google is surreptitiously pushing its political agenda onto its users through its products in an effort that one employee described as “preventing the next Trump situation.” The company has cloaked its political agenda ...

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Stephanopoulos called-out for bias by President Trump in interview

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President Donald Trump said that ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos and New York Times political reporter Maggie Haberman laughed when they were told Trump would win the presidency. Both are known ...

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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand states pro-life, Christian views like ‘racism’

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Christians and pro-life voters are again in the crosshairs of another Democrat candidate for president. In startling comments, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has stated that pro-life views are “not acceptable” and compared them ...

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Romney may not endorse in 2020

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Failed US Presidential candidate, and Utah Senator, Mitt Romney says he is not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for the second term.  He added that he won’t necessarily support ...

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Joe Biden moves to left, flip-flops on gov’t funded abortions

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In what many political observers see as an attempt to shore up his sagging poll numbers, U.S. Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden said on June 6 that he no longer supports a long-standing ...

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Political historian thinks voters will stand by Trump in 2020

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A number of political observers are still dissecting the 2016 campaign for answers to how Donald Trump won voters and beat 16 Republican rivals and Hillary Clinton to take the presidency. While ...

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Trump gives authority to declassify Obama Justice Department spy docs

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President Trump on Thursday night may have done what Democrats fear most. The president issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of ...

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Australia’s ‘Trump’ stuns media, pollsters with overwhelming re-election victory

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Pollsters have gotten another major election completely wrong, this time in Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a Christian evangelical who is often compared to Donald Trump in his political views, won a ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham invites Mueller to testify

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) invited special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about any potential discrepancies between responses Attorney General William Barr provided during a recent Senate hearing and the contents of a phone ...

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Polls indicate dead heat in Israeli election

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Israel is just hours away form having an official winner to lead the country as prime minister. Rivals Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu are each claiming victory as exit polls show the ...

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Top Ukrainian official opens investigation into Hillary Clinton over election tampering

A senior official within the Ukrainian government spoke with news outlet The Hill last week to inform them he is launching an investigation into members of his own government over an alleged ...

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Proposed legislation would remove proof of citizenship from Kansas election law

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The issue of foreign interference in U.S. politics has been hotly debated since the contentious presidential election of 2016. However, amid numerous investigations into Russian meddling, a Kansas representative has introduced legislation ...

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Gas tax hike redux as lawmakers consider ways to fix roads

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Missouri lawmakers are in a race to fix the state’s roads before its too late. An effort to hike Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help fix roads ...

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Study: Voter ID laws do not suppress voting

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A new study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research reports that strict voter ID laws don’t stop people from voting in elections. The study also found that such laws have “no negative ...

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Miss. win means Republicans increase Senate majority

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Republican have picked up another Senate seat after U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff to remain in office. The incumbent, 59-year-old Hyde-Smith, defeated Democrat Mike Espy, a former U.S. ...

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Federal prosecutors reviewing altered election documents tied to Florida Democrats

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TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of State last week asked federal prosecutors to investigate dates that were changed on official state election documents, the first voting “irregularities” it has flagged in the ...

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Florida recount has Thursday deadline

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The process for the recount in Florida is under scrutiny as questions arise about the process, the person handling it in the state’s most populous county and videos that have surfaced of ...

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Missouri Republican legislators keep supermajorities

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Perhaps the biggest story of Tuesday’s election in Missouri politics, apart from Republican Josh Hawley’s defeat of incumbent Claire McCaskill, was the strong showing by Missouri House Republicans. Democrats expected a blue ...

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Recap of KC area Congressional races

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Here’s a recap of Kansas City-area Congressional races in Missouri with vote totals. District 4 Representative Vicky Hartzler easily cruised to re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives ...

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Kansas election becomes urban vs rural

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You can talk all you want about the quality of the candidates, or lack thereof, but one thing is clear looking at the maps of the 2018 midterm election, the battle is ...

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Bingo and roads ballot measures: How to vote?

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Here is our Metro Voice Editorial Team Information & Recommendations for Ballot Questions for Tuesday, November 6 Elections Amendment 4: “Bingo!” This proposed constitutional amendment would allow expansion of advertising for Bingo. ...

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