Government Oversight

YouTube is filtering out stories on the Las Vegas shooting – Here’s why
www.theblaze.com

YouTube has changed its search algorithm to ensure that only sources it deems “authoritative” show up at the top of search results, but has not revealed how it determines which sources are considered authoritative and which aren’t. Why the change? In the days following the Las Vegas shooting, many videos appeared presenting “conspiracy theories” or […]

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Gorsuch Joins Court Liberals Over Protections for Criminal Defendants
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Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s appointee to the Supreme Court, joined liberal colleagues in sharply questioning government arguments that criminal defendants forfeit all rights to appeal after entering a plea bargain.

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Treasury watchdog says Mnuchin travel didn't violate laws
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A report by the Treasury Department’s inspector general on Thursday said that Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate any law in the seven trips he has taken on government airplanes but did fail to provide enough proof of why he needed to use the more expensive modes of travel.

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Marco Rubio demands Army take action over openly communist infiltrator
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Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) called for the Army to revoke an officer’s commission over pictures he posted on social media and statements indicating he was infiltrating the military to do harm to the United States. What did Spenser Rapone do? United States Army Second Lieutenant Spenser Rapone has become infamous over two pictures he posted […]

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Trump leads moment of silence for Las Vegas shooting victims, orders flags lowered
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President Trump led a moment of silence at the White House on Monday afternoon to honor the victims of the Las Vegas massacre, as flags were ordered lowered to half-staff at government buildings across the country.

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Mnuchin Says FEMA Doing 'a Terrific Job' in Puerto Rico
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Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin on Sunday defended President Trump and the federal government for their response to the devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

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WATCH:  Hundreds injured in Catalan independence referendum voting
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The people voted for the region of Catalonia, with its own language and ancient history, to secede from Spain and become an independent country; the Spanish government declared the vote illegal.

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