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5 minutes ago · @jasonlkThis is pretty good "91. PizzaNet (1994) In 1994, Pizza Hut’s PizzaNet became what is widely credited as the very first place a consumer could purchase a physical product over the World Wide Web"
@TheAVClub:
100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It  https://trib.al/9cQPWWc  (via @Gizmodo) pic.twitter.com/f0bWgPDVSE
, @io9Shoutout to @tumblr, the Space Jam website, @RuneScape @OldSchoolRS, Club Penguin, @Crunchyroll,  http://Fanfiction.net , @tvtropes, xkcd, @WookOfficial, GameFAQs, @Newgrounds, @Neopets, @Twitch, @hulu, Homestar Runner, @DeviantArt, LiveJournal, and so many more!
@Gizmodo:
100 websites that shaped the internet as we know it  http://gizmo.do/NIfbiG5  pic.twitter.com/giR5ddYsN0
, @googleearth🔭 #27
@Gizmodo:
100 websites that shaped the internet as we know it  http://gizmo.do/NIfbiG5  pic.twitter.com/giR5ddYsN0
, @Gizmodo100 websites that shaped the internet as we know it and 2 others
100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It

The World Wide Web is officially old enough for us judge what it’s produced. That’s right, it’s time for the world to start building a canon of the most significant websites of all time, and the Gizmo...

Gizmodo

5 minutes ago · @BernsteinFirst collaboration between @JohnPaczkowski and me in four years, and it's a big one: Tim Cook is calling for Bloomberg to retract their big Chinese hacking story  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/johnpaczkowski/apple-tim-cook-bloomberg-retraction , @alexrkonrad( ••) Looks like that story just got ( ••)>⌐■-■ (⌐■_■) Cooked
@RMac18:
Tim Cook is calling for Bloomberg to retract its China hacking microchips story  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/johnpaczkowski/apple-tim-cook-bloomberg-retraction 
, @jyarowWOW — Tim Cook with as strong a rebuke of Bloomberg as I can imagine.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/johnpaczkowski/apple-tim-cook-bloomberg-retraction , @tomgaraCook's comments are so unequivocal, don't seem lawyerly or ambiguous in the slightest. "We really forensically whipped through the company to dig very deep and each time we came back to the same conclusion: This did not happen. There's no truth to this"  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/johnpaczkowski/apple-tim-cook-bloomberg-retraction  and 4 others
Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Calling For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story

“There is no truth in their story about Apple. They need to do the right thing.”

BuzzFeed

8 minutes ago · @veronicalderonEl director de @washingtonpost. 👇🏼
@PostBaron:
Just as the U.S. editor of @guardian said: The president's remarks run "the risk of inviting other assaults on journalists both here and across the world."  https://wapo.st/2q1aQJm?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9f466e7a822f 
, @PostBaronJust as the U.S. editor of @guardian said: The president's remarks run "the risk of inviting other assaults on journalists both here and across the world."  https://wapo.st/2q1aQJm?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9f466e7a822f , @javierespinosa2#Trump elogia a un alto cargo republicano por pegarle a un periodista, antes había dicho que son "enemigos del pueblo" #JamalKhashoggi  https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/at-montana-rally-trump-praises-congressman-for-assaulting-reporter/2018/10/18/1e1d0d1e-d304-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html  and @gregpmillerThe violence journalists face overseas for doing their jobs is frightening. With Trump's constant incitement, we have to be legitimately worried about what might happen here.
@PostBaron:
Just as the U.S. editor of @guardian said: The president's remarks run "the risk of inviting other assaults on journalists both here and across the world."  https://wapo.st/2q1aQJm?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9f466e7a822f 
At Montana rally, Trump praises congressman for assaulting reporter

Remark on Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to attacking a Guardian reporter, drew cheers from the crowd.

Washington Post

14 minutes ago · @PreetBhararaVote them all out. All of them. These craven un-American thugs with no decency. The lot of them.
@GregJaffe:
Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump  https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/powerpost/conservatives-mount-a-whisper-campaign-smearing-khashoggi-in-defense-of-trump/2018/10/18/feb92bd0-d306-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html?__twitter_impression=true 
, @rezaaslanHe told you he could shoot someone on Fifth Ave and his supporters wouldn’t care.
@costareports:
House conservatives emailing conspiracy links to each other. Fox News anchors musing about the Muslim Brotherhood. GOP candidates slamming a dissident journalist. It’s a smear campaign.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/conservatives-mount-a-whisper-campaign-smearing-khashoggi-in-defense-of-trump/2018/10/18/feb92bd0-d306-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html 
, @JoeNBCIf you wondered how low right wing hacks could go, read about their sleazy smear campaign against a man who was tortured and cut to pieces while still alive because he championed reform in his Washington Post columns.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/conservatives-mount-a-whisper-campaign-smearing-khashoggi-in-defense-of-trump/2018/10/18/feb92bd0-d306-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html , @SRuhleVile in every way
@GregJaffe:
Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump  https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/powerpost/conservatives-mount-a-whisper-campaign-smearing-khashoggi-in-defense-of-trump/2018/10/18/feb92bd0-d306-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html?__twitter_impression=true 
and 3 others
Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

A cadre of conservative House lawmakers are fueling false reports depicting the missing Saudi journalist as allied with Middle Eastern terrorists.

Washington Post

23 minutes ago · @DavidLarterDisappointed? This is 100 percent of what's wrong with this whole thing. It uncovered a Russian plot, indicted the main conspirators, has indicted members of the President's inner circle for uncovered crimes. What do you want from this?  https://www.politico.com/story/2018/10/19/mueller-investigation-findings-914754 , @TheChiIIumMueller report PSA: Dear critics of President @realDonaldTrump — Prepare for disappointment.  https://politi.co/2AiFynr , @LarrySchweikartMueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment  https://politi.co/2AiFynr  Prepare for libtard meltdown in 3 . . . 2 . . . 1, @ggreenwaldIf you have any MSNBC-watching family members or friends with posters of @AdamSchiff on their bedroom wall, be kind to them today and 1 others
Prepare for disappointment

And be forewarned that the special counsel’s findings may never be made public.

POLITICO

23 minutes ago · @continetti"You can’t tell the story of modern American conservatism without him." @continetti writes about Russell Kirk on the centennial of his birth:  https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/russell-kirk-father-american-conservatism/573433/?utm_source=twb , @ParkerTRichardsRead @continetti on Russell Kirk and the shortcomings of the Buckley-centric narrative of American ideological development:  https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/russell-kirk-father-american-conservatism/573433/ , @cultfree54Scotland was an inspiring place for this influential, modest and uncaptive thinker. What would he think of the place now?  https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/russell-kirk-father-american-conservatism/573433/  and @alancornettThe Atlantic on Russell Kirk #KirkCentennial  https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/russell-kirk-father-american-conservatism/573433/ 
The Forgotten Father of American Conservatism

Russell Kirk wasn’t interested in defending a party agenda. He wanted to promote a cast of mind.

The Atlantic

29 minutes ago · @BrendanNyhanDisturbing that saying this is newsworthy in a democracy
@politico:
Haley breaks with Trump: "In America, our political opponents are not evil"  https://politi.co/2CU9HMw 
, @profmarloweIn the new episode of #NetAssessment, I congratulated Haley for getting out of the administration without being humiliated by the president. @ConsWahoo said there's still time. And she's giving him opportunity  https://www.politico.com/story/2018/10/19/haley-trump-not-evil-915174   https://warontherocks.com/2018/10/net-assessment-the-china-hand/  Listen and subscribe!, @dandreznerIn 2018, I have to applaud @nikkihaley for saying something that would have been obvious prior to 2016. Still, props to Nikki Haley for actually saying it out loud.  https://politi.co/2CU9HMw , @mattbaiAs I wrote in April: “If you’re going to undermine a member of your Cabinet, maybe choose Pruitt or DeVos, or someone else who wouldn’t completely dismantle you in a Republican primary if she woke up...and thought to herself, “Ah, what the hell.”  https://www.politico.com/story/2018/10/19/haley-trump-not-evil-915174  and 2 others
'In America, our political opponents are not evil'

U.N. ambassador is leaving post by year's end.

POLITICO

32 minutes ago · @AjalaYemiBut y'all swore he was killed or held incommunicado on a military ship...
@thecableng:
VIDEO: #NnamdiKanu resurfaces in #Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding  http://bit.ly/2Jcn237  via @thecableng
, @thecablengVIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding | TheCable , @Mr_JAGsThat's how Kanu will have put pple in trouble and run away... Manz planning ahead... "As usual"
@thecableng:
VIDEO: #NnamdiKanu resurfaces in #Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding  http://bit.ly/2Jcn237  via @thecableng
and @mm_tijani@AMADICHIMA @ogundamisi @Ayourb The spritual leader is Hale & hearty .I congratulate IPOB members. We want him back in Nigeria to continue the struggle untill IPOB realize their Biafra republic. First & foremost, let him ensure south east zone boycott 2019 election.
@thecableng:
VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding | TheCable  http://bit.ly/2Jcn237  pic.twitter.com/r1ZHIE0iJY
VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem

TheCable | Nigeria's independent online newspaper

TheCable

32 minutes ago · @CassandraMason1Two more women add their voices to a growing list speaking to @NewsroomNZ about Jami-Lee Ross.  https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/10/19/284377/death-by-1000-cuts-working-for-jami-lee-ross , @SamSachdevaNZTwo more women speak out to @NewsroomNZ about exactly what kind of man Jami-lee Ross is. Death by 1000 cuts: Working for Jami-Lee Ross  https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/10/19/284377/death-by-1000-cuts-working-for-jami-lee-ross , @tmurphyNZSo many sad stories emerged in this inquiry..... Death by 1000 cuts: Working for Jami-Lee Ross  https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/10/19/284377/death-by-1000-cuts-working-for-jami-lee-ross  and @NewsroomNZThey were young women starting out in employment and in politics. They had the misfortune to work for an MP called Jami-Lee Ross. Two more women tell their stories to Newsroom  https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/10/19/284377/death-by-1000-cuts-working-for-jami-lee-ross 
Working for Jami-Lee Ross

Two more women outline their working hell - and ongoing fears - after life working for Jami-Lee Ross.

Newsroom

35 minutes ago · @DonaldJTrumpJrPolitiFact is forced to retract a story claiming Claire McCaskill didn’t say what she definitely said.  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/politifact-is-forced-to-retract-a-story-claiming-claire-mccaskill-didnt-say-what-she-definitely-said , @instapunditPolitiFact is forced to retract a story claiming Claire McCaskill didn’t say what she definitely said  https://washex.am/2P5j5m2 , @WSCP1Odd how the not so factual PolitiFact always makes mistakes that favor the Democrats. Hmmm 🤨 @PolitiFact is forced to retract a story claiming Claire McCaskill didn’t say what she definitely said #WalkAway #VoteRepublican  https://washex.am/2P5j5m2  and @T_S_P_O_O_K_YIt has been clear for a while that @PolitiFact is but one more faux truth outlet that supports the politics and politicians of the progressive left...more evidence here:  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/politifact-is-forced-to-retract-a-story-claiming-claire-mccaskill-didnt-say-what-she-definitely-said 
PolitiFact is forced to retract a story claiming Claire McCaskill didn’t say what she definitely said

At some point, we may have to consider the possibility that certain media fact-checkers are not so dispassionate and free from partisan biases as they’d like us to believe.

Washington Examiner

41 minutes ago · @ryangrimThis is one of those stories where you see the headline and you're like, there's no way this is true. Then you read the story and yup, that's exactly what's happening. Great reporting here by @akela_lacy  https://interc.pt/2yNbDSk , @LarryMishelTerrific, religious freedom claims now are that federal money can be used for foster care that excludes Jews, Muslims and Catholics and limits to 'Christians':  https://theintercept.com/2018/10/19/south-carolina-foster-parent-discrimination-miracle-hill-ministries/ , @NoahpinionFirst they came for the gay wedding cakes...
@LarryMishel:
Terrific, religious freedom claims now are that federal money can be used for foster care that excludes Jews, Muslims and Catholics and limits to 'Christians':  https://theintercept.com/2018/10/19/south-carolina-foster-parent-discrimination-miracle-hill-ministries/ 
, @ernietedeschiPutting everything else about this aside for a moment: Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy are Christian.
@LarryMishel:
Terrific, religious freedom claims now are that federal money can be used for foster care that excludes Jews, Muslims and Catholics and limits to 'Christians':  https://theintercept.com/2018/10/19/south-carolina-foster-parent-discrimination-miracle-hill-ministries/ 
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South Carolina Is Lobbying to Allow Discrimination Against Jewish Parents

One Protestant group wants the federal government to sponsor discrimination.

The Intercept

an hour ago · @byHeatherLongImportant WaPo scoop --> Sec. Mnuchin is still going to Saudi Arabia later this month to meet with top Saudi officials (about anti-terrorist financing). He just won't be attending the "Davos in the Desert” financial summit.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/mnuchin-still-plans-to-attend-saudi-anti-terror-financing-meeting-in-wake-of-khashoggi-death/2018/10/19/9b5d76e4-d3a7-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html?utm_term=.9e3010b6d928  via @damianpaletta @jdawsey1, @rickwtylerChange of Plans: Mnuchin WILL attend Saudi “Davos in the Desert” meeting after Khashoggi disappearance - The Washington Post  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/mnuchin-still-plans-to-attend-saudi-anti-terror-financing-meeting-in-wake-of-khashoggi-death/2018/10/19/9b5d76e4-d3a7-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html , @tictocJUST IN: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin plans to attend a Saudi anti-terror finance meeting, even after pulling out of the Future Investment Initiative yesterday
@washingtonpost:
Mnuchin still plans to attend Saudi anti-terror financing meeting in wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/mnuchin-still-plans-to-attend-saudi-anti-terror-financing-meeting-in-wake-of-khashoggi-death/2018/10/19/9b5d76e4-d3a7-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html 
, @nancookMnuchin always follows Trump’s lead so this is essentially sanctioned by POTUS—>
@AshleyRParker:
NEW: Mnuchin still plans to attend Saudi anti-terror financing meeting after Khashoggi disappearance, by @damianpaletta + @jdawsey1.  https://wapo.st/2NNobyJ 
and 6 others
Mnuchin still plans to attend Saudi anti-terror financing meeting after Khashoggi disappearance

The event is separate from the ‘Davos in the Desert’ financial summit that Mnuchin withdrew from on Thursday amid global outrage over the Saudi dissident journalist’s disappearance.

Washington Post

an hour ago · @pronounced_ing“Daddy was begging me to rush so he could watch the World Cup final, but I like to take my time about things so I ignored him.”
@sarahw:
The 8-year-old girl who pulled a sword out of a lake tells her story, and it is wonderful. (via @MegGardiner1)  https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/19/experience-pulled-a-1500-year-old-sword-lake-saga-vanecek?CMP=share_btn_tw 
, @davidtpeggALL HAIL
@GuardianUS:
I pulled a 1,500-year-old sword out of a lake  https://trib.al/26ppciX 
, @JBonner71I love this kid. You rock on with your bad self, Saga...  https://amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/19/experience-pulled-a-1500-year-old-sword-lake-saga-vanecek?__twitter_impression=true , @sarahwThe 8-year-old girl who pulled a sword out of a lake tells her story, and it is wonderful. (via @MegGardiner1)  https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/19/experience-pulled-a-1500-year-old-sword-lake-saga-vanecek?CMP=share_btn_tw  and 11 others
I pulled a 1,500-year-old sword out of a lake

People are saying I am the queen of Sweden because of the legend of King Arthur

Guardian

an hour ago · @nick_w_estesNative American Sovereignty Is Under Attack. Here’s How Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Hurt Our Struggle.  https://theintercept.com/2018/10/19/elizabeth-warren-dna-native-americans/ , @agoldsteNative American sovereignty is under attack. Here's how Elizabeth Warren's DNA test hurt our struggle. by @nick_w_estes  https://interc.pt/2yO6HN5 , @The_Red_NationNative American sovereignty is under attack. Here's how Elizabeth Warren's DNA test hurt our struggle.  https://interc.pt/2yO6HN5  by @nick_w_estes, @alicesperi.@nick_w_estes: Warren’s conflation of her “Native American ancestry” with Native American identity only continues a history theft.  https://interc.pt/2yO6HN5  and 5 others
Native American Sovereignty Is Under Attack. Here’s How Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Hurt Our Struggle.

Elizabeth Warren took the bait on Donald Trump's racist “Pocahontas” DNA challenge. Her reaction hurt more than she might realize.

The Intercept

an hour ago · @nytpoliticsJustice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions’s Approach  https://nyti.ms/2CQmvn7 , @emilymbadgerWhen a career DOJ atty told Jeff Sessions he could not find a legal justification to sue sanctuary cities, Sessions told him to come to a different conclusion:  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/us/politics/jeff-sessions-justice-department.html , @benjaminwittesExcellent piece by @ktbenner. If anything, it understates the matter. Jeff Sessions has shown exactly one virtue as AG, the virtue exhibited in his refusal to quit. It is a significant virtue. This story reminds us that this virtue masks many vices.  https://nyti.ms/2QYXGYY?smid=nytcore-ios-share , @matthewamillerFor all the focus on the Russia probe, a lot of the damage Sessions is doing at DOJ sneaks under the radar. Good @ktbenner look at how he has politicized the department from top to bottom.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/us/politics/jeff-sessions-justice-department.html#click=https://t.co/t8HKzoJNRw  and 3 others
Justice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions’s Approach

The attorney general was so determined to implement his agenda that he ignored dissent and warnings that he would lose some cases in court, interviews show.

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @MattGrossmannRepublicans have 6 % point lead among voters who turned out in 2014. Democrats have a 10 % point lead among likely voters who didn’t; but it’s white educated voters, not young or minorities (parties’ 2016 education trade is better for Dem midterm turnout)  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/upshot/midterms-democrats-turnout-enthusiasm.html , @EdsallFor a Change, Democrats Seem Set to Equal or Exceed Republicans in Turnout  https://nyti.ms/2R1gaYS , @tripgabrielThe blue wave may be mostly a white suburban wave.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/upshot/midterms-democrats-turnout-enthusiasm.html , @MarkHarrisNYCOld people, talk to your kids. Young people, talk to your friends. This is bad and if you don't want to be written off as a generational cliche, then don't be one. and 2 others
For a Change, Democrats Seem Set to Equal or Exceed Republicans in Turnout

Polls show enthusiasm surging in many mostly white suburban districts, but less so among young and nonwhite voters.

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @FilmFatale_NYCClearly Javier Bardem has never seen pics of actual public lynchings in the U.S. or he wouldn’t be sounding so damn foolish. Shutting up is free 99.
@guardian:
Javier Bardem condemns 'public lynching' of Woody Allen  https://trib.al/4Ox7w5z 
, @chilkoJavier Bardem condemns 'public lynching' of Woody Allen  https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/19/javier-bardem-woody-allen-defence , @BeschizzaIf the rule you followed led you to Woody Allen's good graces, of what use was the rule?  https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/19/javier-bardem-woody-allen-defence  and @davewinerJavier Bardem condemns 'public lynching' of Woody Allen.  https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/19/javier-bardem-woody-allen-defence?__twitter_impression=true 
Javier Bardem condemns 'public lynching' of Woody Allen

The Spanish actor has spoken in defence of the director, calling him a ‘genius’ with whom he’d work again immediately

Guardian

an hour ago · @baradwajrangan"A Vijay/Ajith film will draw people regardless of the week they open in -- in any case, other releases are too scared to open opposite them. But a #PariyerumPerumal needs time. A #96 needs time" My @FilmCompanion column, quoting ace cineaste @sanjaysub  https://www.filmcompanion.in/chekka-chivantha-vaanam-vada-chennai-96-baradwaj-rangan , @SunOfGanWaah waah. RT if you have watched movie in kamadhenu or kabali 🙂🙂🙂
@baradwajrangan:
"A Vijay/Ajith film will draw people regardless of the week they open in -- in any case, other releases are too scared to open opposite them. But a #PariyerumPerumal needs time. A #96 needs time" My @FilmCompanion column, quoting ace cineaste @sanjaysub  https://www.filmcompanion.in/chekka-chivantha-vaanam-vada-chennai-96-baradwaj-rangan 
, @FilmCompanionIn this week’s #SouthernLights, @baradwajrangan gives us a mini-flashback of what’s been a remarkable few weeks for Tamil cinema, and the issues they bring up. #ChekkaChivanthaVanam #VadaChennai #96 #PariyerumPerumal , @ISkarthiSo true sir. If there is no second round in theaters I would not have Watched "NAAN MAHAN ALLA" in theaters. Watched it on 73rd day in a local "C" class theater. My 1st #Karthi na film.
@baradwajrangan:
"A Vijay/Ajith film will draw people regardless of the week they open in -- in any case, other releases are too scared to open opposite them. But a #PariyerumPerumal needs time. A #96 needs time" My @FilmCompanion column, quoting ace cineaste @sanjaysub  https://www.filmcompanion.in/chekka-chivantha-vaanam-vada-chennai-96-baradwaj-rangan 
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Southern Lights: Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Vada Chennai, 96... And Assorted Thoughts

A mini-flashback of what’s been a remarkable few weeks for Tamil cinema, and the issues they bring up

Film Companion

an hour ago · @UcheBriggsChinasa wrote an entire article accusing someone of having an agenda based on rumours and one tweet. Okay.
@amasonic:
Dear Pastor Poju Oyemade, this political agenda for 2019 cannot stand -  http://www.thescoopng.com/2018/10/19/poju-oyemade-debate/  | Whoever Chinasa Ikelu is, s/he is a damn good writer. Totally love this.
, @AdheydayorBest thing i've read today. Really good.  http://www.thescoopng.com/2018/10/19/poju-oyemade-debate/ , @TheScoopNgDear Pastor Poju Oyemade, this political agenda for 2019 cannot stand -  http://www.thescoopng.com/2018/10/19/poju-oyemade-debate/ , @sisieseFor those of your who sneer at 3rd part candidates. 👇👇👇👇 This beautiful piece gets it 👌👌👌👌  http://www.thescoopng.com/2018/10/19/poju-oyemade-debate/  and 2 others
Dear Pastor Poju Oyemade, this political agenda for 2019 cannot stand

by Chinasa Ikelu Dear Pastor Poju, I’m a big fan. I think there is a lot to admire about your hard work in recent years especially in building The Platform brand, driving civic conversations and shari...

The ScoopNG

an hour ago · @BBCNewsWikileaks co-founder Julian Assange takes legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been living in since 2012  https://bbc.in/2yJywG8 , @Mortis_Banned"Не руби сук, на котором сидишь" [Ne roobee' sook, na koto'rom sidi'sh] - "Don't chop at the branch you are sitting on"
@BBCNews:
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange takes legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been living in since 2012  https://bbc.in/2yJywG8 
, @BBCWorldWikileaks co-founder Julian Assange takes legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been living in since 2012  https://bbc.in/2yPhPcv , @la_costureraLa mamá: Me recoges tu cuarto y cuidas a tu gato El hijo:
@BBCWorld:
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange takes legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been living in since 2012  https://bbc.in/2yPhPcv 
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Assange takes legal action against Ecuador

The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.

BBC News

an hour ago · @jazminaquinomx"Five Artificial Intelligence Insiders in Their Own Words" por Unknown Author via NYT  https://ift.tt/2S1hCM0 , @SpirosMargarisFive #ArtificialIntelligence Insiders in Their Own Words , @DeepMindAIWe should be optimistic but never complacent about the positive potential of AI, DeepMind COO @lilaibrahim writes in the @nytimes  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/business/five-artificial-intelligence-insiders-in-their-own-words.html  and @yvesbeharArtificial Intelligence means change, but a humanistic point of view on how #AI is designed can lead to great progress for all. Honored to write an op-ed about #AI and design alongside @lilaibrahim @nils_gilman @Ansip_EU and @stephdink in the @nytimes  https://nyti.ms/2R1zh4T 
Five Artificial Intelligence Insiders in Their Own Words

Data and tech expects share their takes on the current A.I. revolution

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @WritesRightsHonestly, @jack - I thought @amnesty already told you about this #ToxicTwitter trolling and abuse faced by women on your platform.
@StefSimanowitz:
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, his editor at the @washingtonpost, @KarenAttiah, has emerged as a leading voice of protest and grief. She has also predictably received a bit of trolling on social media. #JamalKhashoggi  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/business/media/karen-attiah-jamal-kashoggi-editor-washington-post.html  pic.twitter.com/NVlez0R7XS
, @elopezgrossPlease read. @KarenAttiah⁩ embodies the supportive role editors play everyday behind the scenes. The past weeks have been difficult but we have a responsibility to our writers and to our readers. That commitment is stronger than ever.  https://nyti.ms/2R10NQd?smid=nytcore-ios-share , @KarenAttiahI spoke with @nytimes's @grynbaum about what it was like to work with Jamal #Khashoggi at @washingtonpost, why I feel it is an editor's job to protect their writers' voices, and why keeping Jamal's story alive is so crucial:  https://nyti.ms/2R10NQd , @OmojuwaKaren Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, on the Writer and His Work  https://nyti.ms/2R10NQd  🤗🤗 @KarenAttiah and 2 others
Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, on the Writer and His Work

In the wake of Mr. Khashoggi’s disappearance, his editor at The Washington Post has emerged as a leading voice of protest and grief.

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @BBCNewsbeatTwenty men have been found guilty of being part of a grooming gang  https://bbc.in/2OzjwFT , @HuntedJulie“Child abuse thrives in such dark corners, where people look the other way, not asking questions or following concerns because the subject matter is uncomfortable and scrutiny is potentially damaging.” #sexualabuse #RapeGangs #childabuse
@BBCBreaking:
Twenty men found guilty of being part of grooming gang that raped and abused girls as young as 11 in Huddersfield  https://bbc.in/2yOZs7L 
and @BBCDomCThis is the case that relates to Tommy Robinson’s Contempt of Court case. The story couldn’t be told at the time because of a risk of damaging a fair trial. We’re reporting it now:
Twenty members of grooming gang convicted

The men committed more than 120 offences against 15 girls in the Huddersfield area.

BBC News

an hour ago · @karentraversEvery sentence of this @rogbennett piece about @WayneRooney & @dcunited is fantastic. “Like a human defibrillator, Rooney has breathed confidence and tenacity into the locker room.” My DC-born (but hopefully Philly sports fan) kids are obsessed w/Rooney & love watching United
@MikeMadden:
I swear @rogbennett pitched this story to me, not the other way around — and when he did, he didn’t know I’d been going to @dcunited games since 1996 (as has he!):  https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/fallen-star-wayne-rooney-saved-his-soccer-career--and-dcs-team-along-with-it/2018/10/18/d23a4b26-d2f6-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html?utm_term=.d204d75c34b9  #DCU pic.twitter.com/VKaryl6lSL
, @HousefromDCFunny thing about love, happens when you least expect it with the unlikeliest of mates. Well I’m here to tell you ... i love Wayne Rooney!
@CarlosLozadaWP:
"To see Rooney now, away from the scrutiny of the tabloids, scoring, laughing and loving his time on the field once again, is to watch a man who has known youthful victory, and then loss, experience vindication." @rogbennett on @WayneRooney and @dcunited:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/fallen-star-wayne-rooney-saved-his-soccer-career--and-dcs-team-along-with-it/2018/10/18/d23a4b26-d2f6-11e8-b2d2-f397227b43f0_story.html?utm_term=.676e93f258b4 
, @rogbennettI wrote this Op-Ed about Wayne Rooney’s Hero’s Journey. How when you come full circle in life and reclaim the same passion for football you once felt as a kid, Everything is Possible 🙌 🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 #MiBWeekOfWayne
@dcunited:
In today's @washingtonpost: @rogbennett's op-ed on #DCU and @WayneRooney coming to the District. Read |  http://dcun.it/ed_2R37IbG  pic.twitter.com/Kl25U42xiY
and @MenInBlazersRog's @washingtonpost Op-Ed on @WayneRooney sparking one of the greatest single-season turnarounds in @MLS history at @dcunited:  https://tinyurl.com/y8tk6e4a . The MiB WAYNE ROONEY SPECIAL AIRS MONDAY, OCT. 22 at 5:30 p.m. ET @NBCSN. #MiBWeekOfWayne
Fallen star Wayne Rooney saved his soccer career — and D.C.’s team along with it

The epic arc of a legend who rediscovered the joy of playing the game he loves.

Washington Post

2 hours ago · @FiveThirtyEightDemocrats’ unprecedented fundraising edge is scary for Republicans … and our model.  https://53eig.ht/2EAP5KH , @NateSilver538So, had a column up this morning about a hot topic in election forecasting: How to think about Democrats' massive fundraising advantage in races for Congress.  https://53eig.ht/2NS0LYW , @UpshotNYTA fundraising disparity of the likes we’ve never seen before, via @FiveThirtyEight  https://nyti.ms/2CTZIXA , @PinboardA+ to @NateSilver538 for intellectual honesty here about the limits of forecasting when things get weird: "the fundraising data contributes uncertainty to our forecast in a way our topline probabilities may not capture well."  https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/election-update-the-democrats-unprecedented-fundraising-edge-is-scary-for-republicans-and-for-our-model/  and 3 others
Democrats’ Unprecedented Fundraising Edge Is Scary For Republicans … And Our Model

Yesterday, my colleague Nathaniel Rakich wrote about the Democrats’ impressive third-quarter fundraising haul, which boosted their odds in our forecast in a num…

FiveThirtyEight

2 hours ago · @jeffbullasOvercoming Blockers: How to Build Your Red Tape Toolkit - Whiteboard Friday , @skydog811Overcoming Blockers: How to Build Your Red Tape Toolkit - Whiteboard Friday  https://moz.com/blog/red-tape-toolkit-whiteboard-friday , @thefollowhqOvercoming Blockers: How to Build Your Red Tape Toolkit - Whiteboard Friday  https://ift.tt/2CrkwEs  and @DigitalPsychOwlOvercoming Blockers: How to Build Your Red Tape Toolkit
Overcoming Blockers: How to Build Your Red Tape Toolkit

From lack of budget to lack of buy-in, there are myriad reasons your search work doesn't get implemented. Identify what's standing in your way and how to bust blockers in this edition of Whiteboard Fr...

Moz

2 hours ago · @RuralMediaMrktHow Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Marketing , @Azn_CyberSleuthHow Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Marketing  https://ift.tt/2q176YH  and @uohanalillyHow Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Marketing  http://bit.ly/2PEVdCN 
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Marketing

Discover why marketers need to understand artificial intelligence (AI), and find out how it can automate bidding, targeting, and messaging for your ads.

Social Media Examiner

2 hours ago · @JoshBBornsteinmake America violent again  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-greg-gianforte-assault-guardian-ben-jacobs , @PeacePiper#journalism under attack on many levels by #Trump #Russias #China - 'He's my guy': Trump praises Gianforte for assault on Guardian reporter  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-greg-gianforte-assault-guardian-ben-jacobs?CMP=share_btn_tw , @DanJCassTrump is a fascist.
@guardian:
'He's my guy': Trump praises Gianforte for assault on Guardian reporter  https://trib.al/9pt5goQ 
, @gavinsblogA clock is ticking.
@burke_jason:
'He's my guy': Trump praises Gianforte for assault on Guardian reporter. Great. Just so we know where we stand.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-greg-gianforte-assault-guardian-ben-jacobs?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other 
and 3 others
Trump praises Gianforte for assault on Guardian reporter

President’s comments at Montana rally mark first time president has directly praised violence against journalist in US

Guardian

2 hours ago · @najmaaaayWhy Bart look like Mo Stacks
@complex_uk:
A cartoonist is reimagining your favourite shows with black characters: "There weren't a lot of cartoons that I felt represented me much growing up." MORE ➡️  http://bit.ly/2R16Sfv  pic.twitter.com/H2ue5pSmuN
, @DavidOyawoyeOnce you see @ComedianEbiye, you can't unsee it.
@complex_uk:
A cartoonist is reimagining your favourite shows with black characters: "There weren't a lot of cartoons that I felt represented me much growing up." MORE ➡️  http://bit.ly/2R16Sfv  pic.twitter.com/H2ue5pSmuN
, @OFOREHCLASSICSNaaaaa
@complex_uk:
A cartoonist is reimagining your favourite shows with black characters: "There weren't a lot of cartoons that I felt represented me much growing up." MORE ➡️  http://bit.ly/2R16Sfv  pic.twitter.com/H2ue5pSmuN
and @complex_ukA cartoonist is reimagining your favourite shows with black characters: "There weren't a lot of cartoons that I felt represented me much growing up." MORE ➡️
This Cartoonist Reimagines Your Favorite Shows With Black Characters

Tyron Handy retroactively incorporates representation into classic shows that frequently failed to include black and brown perspectives.

Complex

2 hours ago · @DouthatNYTThe issue with Hillary isn't her presence; it's that her post-election persona has been a classic case of "learned nothing, forgotten nothing."  https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/10/19/hillary-clinton-democrats-go-away-2018-2020-221608 , @FrankLuntz“Clinton’s attacks on Trump are widely seen as unhelpful to the Democratic Party at this juncture – a selfish pose for someone whose approval rating hasn’t budged above 38% since the election, and who remains a ready target for Trump to use to whip up his base.”
@politico:
Hillary Clinton isn’t going away—and Democrats aren’t sure what to do about it  https://politi.co/2yLbT4k 
, @jason_pontinLet’s stop telling women to shut up - especially women who have been multiply insulted, who’ve earned the right to be heard, and who have an audience.
@blakehounshell:
Hillary Clinton is not going away, and some Democrats have a problem with that. Our story:  https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/10/19/hillary-clinton-democrats-go-away-2018-2020-221608 
, @Mc1998AlexWhat is @HillaryClinton donig in this #MidtermElection? And what will she do on 2020 election? The first question has an answer, for the second, read @anniekarni. Via @POLITICOMag.  https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/10/19/hillary-clinton-democrats-go-away-2018-2020-221608  and 7 others
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Hillary?

She’s not going away—and Democrats aren’t sure what to do about it.

POLITICO Magazine

2 hours ago · @LoebVernonThis is the guy on TV with the impeach Trump commcercials: Leading the charge to impeach Trump, the billionaire investor Tom Steyer has created the largest independent political organization in America, writes @IsaacDovere @TheAtlantic  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/tom-steyers-plan-impeach-trump/573382/?utm_source=twb , @elainaplott“For all the concerned, rich liberals...no one has built anything like this. Steyer clearly enjoys being able to wag that in their faces...That he’s annoying so many people only convinces him more that he’s right.” Must-read @IsaacDovere on Tom Steyer -  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/tom-steyers-plan-impeach-trump/573382/ , @AdrienneLaF“For all the concerned, rich liberals around the country, no one has built anything like this.”  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/tom-steyers-plan-impeach-trump/573382/  and @IsaacDovere.@TomSteyer now has a list of 6M active names, with info ranging from voter records to Twitter accounts. And if Dems win the House, he’ll activate it to immediately start pressuring new members to back impeachment. I got a tour inside what he’s built:  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/tom-steyers-plan-impeach-trump/573382/ 
How Tom Steyer Built the Biggest Political Machine You’ve Never Heard Of

Having spent $120 million and signed up 6 million people, Tom Steyer has assembled an organization in a year with more reach than the NRA.

The Atlantic

2 hours ago · @marinakoren.@JimBridenstine has been NASA administrator for nearly six months, and they've been quite eventful. I talked to him about the experience so far:  https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/10/nasa-jim-bridenstine/573373/ , @zaibatsuTrump's , @TheAtlanticIn an interview with @marinakoren, NASA's chief administrator said he had "no reason" to dismiss the U.N.'s most recent report on climate change  http://on.theatln.tc/I508X25  and @yayitsrobNEWS: Trump’s NASA chief BRIDENSTINE tells @marinakoren: “I have no reason to dismiss the [IPCC] report at all. … [NASA] does more to inform the world on how the climate is changing than any other agency.” But adds he won’t push for climate policy w/ GOP.  https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/10/nasa-jim-bridenstine/573373/ 
‘No Reason’ to Dismiss U.N. Climate Report

In a wide-ranging interview, Jim Bridenstine explains his plans for NASA, the nerve-wracking Soyuz launch failure, and his views on climate change.

The Atlantic

2 hours ago · @doctorowFacebook hires Nick Clegg, British politician who annihilated his own party, as new global affairs chief , @xeniI regret to inform you that Facebook continues to make very bad decisions about Facebook.
@BoingBoing:
Zuckerberg hires Nick Clegg, British politician who annihilated his own party  https://boingboing.net/2018/10/19/zuckerberg-hires-nick-clegg-b.html  pic.twitter.com/NveIPXMgmt
, @nils_gilmanWill Clegg do for Facebook what he did for the Lib Dems? 😂😂  https://boingboing.net/2018/10/19/zuckerberg-hires-nick-clegg-b.html  and @PDariganSuccinct
@doctorow:
Facebook hires Nick Clegg, British politician who annihilated his own party, as new global affairs chief  https://boingboing.net/2018/10/19/zuckerberg-hires-nick-clegg-b.html  pic.twitter.com/JlJXAlwPGM
Facebook hires Nick Clegg, British politician who annihilated his own party, as new global affairs chief

Facebook hires Nick Clegg, British politician who annihilated his own party, as new global affairs chief

Boing Boing

2 hours ago · @FastCompanyShould we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them  http://f-st.co/FbndxVe , @matthewstollerI wrote this piece with @AustinFrerick on the #FTCHearings. It's about how concentrated corporate money is dominating the conversation by corrupting the economics world.  https://www.fastcompany.com/90253465/should-we-break-up-the-tech-giants-not-if-you-ask-the-economists-who-take-money-from-them , @atadewunmiShould we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them  https://www.fastcompany.com/90253465/should-we-break-up-the-tech-giants-not-if-you-ask-the-economists-who-take-money-from-them  and @UnlearningEconEconomists need an ethical code. Taking the testimony of literal employees of tech giants as if they are objective experts defies credulity
@went1955:
Should we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them. Every single economist testifying in this week’s FTC hearing on the issue of corporate concentration derived income, directly or indirectly, from large corporations  https://www.fastcompany.com/90253465/should-we-break-up-the-tech-giants-not-if-you-ask-the-economists-who-take-money-from-them 
Should we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them

This week’s FTC hearings on the growing power of companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google only included economists who have taken money, directly and indirectly, from giant corporations that have a...

Fast Company

2 hours ago · @slupkinSmart read by my @KHNews colleagues on #MedicareForAll & how it means different things 2 different candidates. They spoke 2 @Ocasio2018, who has "textbook" single payer in mind, and others, whose versions were fuzzier. Could discrepancies turn it into an empty campaign promise?
@shefalil:
Medicare-for-all is increasingly popular -- but it turns out, candidates often mean wildly different things when deploying the phrase. @RosenthalHealth and I went long in the @nytimes about why this matters  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/opinion/sunday/medicare-single-payer-health-care.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage 
, @ThirdWayKesslerWhat is Medicare for All? It's a promise many Democrats made in primaries and pray voters forget about in general elections. Not a single Democrat running ads mentioning #m4a since Labor Day.  https://nyti.ms/2Pc8iX8  @RosenthalHealth @shefalil, @CPopeHC“many other candidates... who are talking “Medicare for all” on the campaign trail either did not acknowledge or declined multiple requests to be interviewed on the subject. They include Andrew Gillum... Gavin Newsom”  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/opinion/sunday/medicare-single-payer-health-care.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage  and @RosenthalHealthWe need major health care reform. But to have a serious debate we need to understand our options and to ask pols to explain with their slogans mean. Me and my @KHNews colleague @shefalil for the @nytimes.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/opinion/sunday/medicare-single-payer-health-care.html 
Does Anyone Really Know What ‘Medicare for All’ Means?

More and more politicians are calling for single-payer health care. Is it just talk?

www.nytimes.com

2 hours ago · @KHNewsCurrent political debates over Medicaid center on work requirements. Yet some experts say the country would be better served by asking: Are insurance companies — now receiving hundreds of billions in public $$ — earning their Medicaid checks? @chadterhune  https://khn.org/ODgyODg5 , @libbycwatson"Two of California’s most profitable insurers, Centene and Anthem, ran some of California’s worst-performing Medicaid plans"  https://khn.org/news/as-billions-in-tax-dollars-flow-to-private-medicaid-plans-whos-minding-the-store/ , @FredSchulteAs Billions In Tax Dollars Flow To Private Medicaid Plans, Who’s Minding The Store?  https://khn.org/ODgyODg5  via @KHNews and @mattdpearceThe expansion of Medicaid has been a boon for the private insurers that help provide coverage. And business on the taxpayer dime has been very, very good: “This system is ripe for profit taking, and there is virtually no penalty for performing badly.”  https://khn.org/news/as-billions-in-tax-dollars-flow-to-private-medicaid-plans-whos-minding-the-store/ 
As Billions In Tax Dollars Flow To Private Medicaid Plans, Who’s Minding The Store?

Insurance companies profit from government contracts but are subject to little oversight of how they spend the money or care for patients. The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act has o...

Kaiser Health News

2 hours ago · @mestrate🇸🇦 As #Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources | Article [AMP] | Reuters  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-king-insight/as-khashoggi-crisis-grows-saudi-king-asserts-authority-checks-sons-power-sources-idUSKCN1MT1LF , @ReutersAs Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources  https://reut.rs/2CUwSWT , @idreesali114"The king started asking aides and MbS about it. MbS had to tell him and asked him to intervene when Khashoggi’s case became a global crisis.”  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-king-insight/as-khashoggi-crisis-grows-saudi-king-asserts-authority-checks-sons-power-sources-idUSKCN1MT1LF , @HassounMazenReuters: -King Salman has felt compelled to intervene -The king was unaware of the extent of the crisis because MbS aides had been directing the king to glowing news about the country on Saudi TV channels -King Salman asserts authority, checks MbS's power.  https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1MT1LF?__twitter_impression=true  and 3 others
As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks...

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

U.S.

who really gets what they deserve?

The long read: Sorting people by ‘merit’ will do nothing to fix inequality

Guardian

3 hours ago · @theinterceptDemocratic consulting firm teams up with hospital industry to battle nurses union  https://interc.pt/2yQe2LU  by @rmc031, @adrielhamptonDewey Square Group
@theintercept:
Democratic consulting firm teams up with hospital industry to battle nurses union  https://interc.pt/2yQe2LU  by @rmc031
, @djkgamcMy father died by a nurse’s error, this is why // For more than two decades, nurses across the country have argued that they can’t do their jobs effectively — or safely — when they’re tasked with caring for too many patients at any given time,  https://interc.pt/2Pbm1NZ  by @rmc031, @Barlow4CongressThis issue needs a champion. Lives are at stake. 👇 Nurses across the country have argued that they can’t do their jobs effectively — or safely — when they’re tasked with caring for too many patients at any given time,  http://interc.pt/2Pbm1NZ  by @rmc031 and 1 others
Democratic Consulting Firm Teams Up With Hospital Industry to Battle Nurses Union

In Massachusetts, an industry-funded campaign being run by Democratic consultants threatens to derail a ballot initiative to create a nurse-staffing limit.

The Intercept

3 hours ago · @daily_trust31 women vie for 469 National Assembly seats under APC, PDP , @bosuntijaniSome people are there telling us that serious people must come forward ONLY through this platforms - meanwhile there’s ZERO chance for honest people to win their tickets.
@DoubleEph:
Man, this is incredibly and unbelievably sad. Goodness me. And how many will win? Kai | 31 women vie for 469 National Assembly seats under APC, PDP – Daily Trust  https://buff.ly/2RWhE7Y 
, @womenpoliticsngThere needs to be a platform that identifies, grooms and equips women to run for elective office. Obviously, not much will change if it continues to be business as usual.
@AO1379:
19 states have no female candidates for the NASS in APC or PDP. 4 of them are in the SW. None has more than 4 candidates (Lagos leads with 4).  https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/31-women-vie-for-469-national-assembly-seats-under-apc-pdp.html 
, @philhazlewood#Nigeria's two main political parties have a representation problem. Discuss  https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/31-women-vie-for-469-national-assembly-seats-under-apc-pdp.html  @APCNigeria @OfficialPDPNig via @daily_trust and 6 others
31 women vie for 469 National Assembly seats under APC, PDP – Daily Trust

The chances of a woman making it to the 9th National Assembly in 2019 are slim as only 31 of them secured the tickets of the two leading parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposit...

Daily Trust

3 hours ago · @loriamontgomeryThe power is still out. They are bathing in rivers. Trees still block their roads. One week after Hurricane Michael, a town remains stranded:  https://wapo.st/2PEJrbz , @washingtonpostA week after Hurricane Michael, rural residents feel stranded  https://wapo.st/2CS75P7 , @newsbysamuelsThey live in the middle of the forest and have no cash left. There is no power and they are bathing in creeks. What it feels like to be left behind one week after Hurricane Michael:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/a-week-after-hurricane-michael-rural-residents-feel-stranded/2018/10/18/6cea4cb0-d2e4-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html  @washingtonpost and @DanLamothe“You think the government would have come out to help us country folk,” she said. “But we are still struggling.”  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/a-week-after-hurricane-michael-rural-residents-feel-stranded/2018/10/18/6cea4cb0-d2e4-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html?utm_term=.9444a34fd0b1 
A week after Hurricane Michael, rural residents feel stranded

Neighbors have banded together to survive, sharing food, shelter and tips on the best streams to bathe in.

Washington Post

3 hours ago · @yalielkinA timely - and important- stroll down memory lane with @continetti, this is a piece that should be read by anyone to Nancy Pelosi's right.
@FreeBeacon:
The Ghost of Russell Kirk: What would the original 'Conservative Mind' think of today?  https://freebeacon.com/columns/ghost-russell-kirk/  via @continetti
, @FreeBeaconThe Ghost of Russell Kirk: What would the original 'Conservative Mind' think of today?  https://freebeacon.com/columns/ghost-russell-kirk/  via @continetti, @KirkCenter"Revisiting Russell Kirk on his hundredth birthday, our eyes are opened not only to the intellectual lineage of conservatism. We also glimpse the daunting future that awaits it." - @continetti  http://ow.ly/qucK30mivGT  #KirkCentennial, @ubookmanThe Ghost of Russell Kirk. Great piece by ⁦@continetti⁩ !  https://freebeacon.com/columns/ghost-russell-kirk/  and 1 others
The Ghost of Russell Kirk

Recently I've been haunted by the memory of Russell Kirk. No mystery why: October 19 is the centenary of the author of The Conservative Mind.

Washington Free Beacon

3 hours ago · @ftenergyAfrican PE leads the way in ESG investment  https://on.ft.com/2yMRUCs , @GongCommsPaul Boynton, CEO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments shares why African #privateequity is ahead of the curve when it comes to #ESG integration. It has been inspiring to help share OMAI's experience in this space. Read the full article on @FinancialTimes:  https://www.ft.com/content/3da22096-d220-11e8-a9f2-7574db66bcd5 , @ZenzoLusengo#Africa #PrivateEquity and #ESG #Investing
@FT:
African PE leads the way in ESG investment  https://on.ft.com/2CQLuXr 
, @TTFacerAfrican PE leads the way in ESG investment via @FT #ESG #PrivateEquity  https://www.ft.com/content/3da22096-d220-11e8-a9f2-7574db66bcd5  and 1 others
African PE leads the way in ESG investment

Enduring role of development finance has made responsible investment a priority

Financial Times

3 hours ago · @BBCBreakingFacebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg as head of global affairs and communications  https://bbc.in/2yL4JwY , @pleasefinditltdBBC News - Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45913587 , @jason_kintFascinating choice as it relates to Menlo Park headquarters, refusal to let @CommonsCMS question Mark Zuckerberg and next ICO report, which previously claimed Facebook broke the law, expected in coming weeks. Plus all the expected GDPR/EU action.
@BBCBreaking:
Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg as head of global affairs and communications  https://bbc.in/2yL4JwY 
and @Jake_HanrahanA world of dirt.
@BBCBreaking:
Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg as head of global affairs and communications  https://bbc.in/2yL4JwY 
Facebook hires former deputy PM Nick Clegg

The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook's global affairs and communications team.

BBC News

3 hours ago · @BABAUNL0CK3yrs of not much progress is not magic
@MobilePunch:
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola  https://bit.ly/2yM8baA 
, @AlzohoraWe know that. That's why Merlin isn't our minister for Power.
@MobilePunch:
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola  https://bit.ly/2yM8baA  pic.twitter.com/pGsy0kTnU9
, @ClarenceonyeksThis man called people “gbatueyo” for not fixing power
@MobilePunch:
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola  https://bit.ly/2yM8baA 
, @I_DanielifeanyiSuper Story , Who asked for magic. If there is a meaningful effort going on , we would see meaningful progress . .
@MobilePunch:
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola  https://bit.ly/2yM8baA 
and 2 others
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola

’Femi Asu The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said electricity supply in the country is improving slowly and that ...

Punch Newspapers

3 hours ago · @evankirstelFunderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin  https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/19/funderbeam-ceo-to-talk-about-disrupting-startup-funding-at-disrupt-berlin/ , @TechCrunchFunderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin , @ThomasrossRossFunderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin  https://ift.tt/2q1snkL  #investing and @flincaukFunderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin
Funderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin

Startup funding hasn’t changed much in the past decade. Funderbeam is an interesting company trying to turn everything upside down using a marketplace approach, a modern syndication system and a block...

TechCrunch

3 hours ago · @iykimo😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
@GuardianNigeria:
After increasing power generation from 4000 megawatts in 2015 to 7000MW in 2018, Fashola sets 9000MW target for Nigeria in 2020.  http://guardian.ng/business-services/power-to-hit-9000-megawatts-in-2020-first-quarter/?F  #Nigeria
, @PowerUpNGPower shared as at thus morning was 2,800MW!
@GuardianNigeria:
After increasing power generation from 4000 megawatts in 2015 to 7000MW in 2018, Fashola sets 9000MW target for Nigeria in 2020.  http://guardian.ng/business-services/power-to-hit-9000-megawatts-in-2020-first-quarter/?F  #Nigeria
, @GuardianNigeriaAfter increasing power generation from 4000 megawatts in 2015 to 7000MW in 2018, Fashola sets 9000MW target for Nigeria in 2020.  http://guardian.ng/business-services/power-to-hit-9000-megawatts-in-2020-first-quarter/?F  #Nigeria and @phoenix_agendaGbatueyo Minister doesn't even bat an eyelid anymore when he tells these fibs. Available capacity was 6000 MW at end of 2014, its now 7500 MW, and this improvement was bound to happen. Actual utilization has WORSENED from 4400 MW to average 4000 MW in same period.
@GuardianNigeria:
After increasing power generation from 4000 megawatts in 2015 to 7000MW in 2018, Fashola sets 9000MW target for Nigeria in 2020.  http://guardian.ng/business-services/power-to-hit-9000-megawatts-in-2020-first-quarter/?F  #Nigeria
Power to hit 9000 megawatts in 2020 first quarter

A new projection for power generation nationwide was yesterday put at 9000 Mega Watts (MW) effective first quarter of 2020...

guardian.ng

4 hours ago · @TechpointdotngSocial Media Roundup: “EFCC, I’m here!”  https://techpoint.africa/2018/10/19/ayo-fayose-surrenders/?utm_campaign=Twitter&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitter , @wexcelySocial Media Roundup: “EFCC, I’m here!”  https://ift.tt/2S1diwv , @MuyoSanSocial Media Roundup: “EFCC, I’m here!”  https://ift.tt/2S1diwv , @victor_ekwealorSocial Media Roundup: “EFCC, I’m here!”  https://ift.tt/2S1diwv  and 1 others
Social Media Roundup

This week on social media; Ayo Fayose surrenders to the EFCC in style, Ighalo is making Nigerians proud again and other stories

Techpoint.Africa

4 hours ago · @jmartNYT“In September 2015, de Blasio sent his staff an urgent email. He wanted to leave town on behalf of his Progressive Agenda. He just needed to concoct a New York City-related rationale for the trip.”  https://www.politico.com/states/new-york/city-hall/story/2018/10/18/fiasco-the-short-life-and-ignominious-death-of-de-blasios-national-progressive-agenda-656961 , @_Drew_McCoy_Reminder....being Mayor of NYC has been a political dead end for going on forever. Like 1869 forever.  http://www.nbcnews.com/id/22927885/ns/politics/t/curse-no-higher-office-nyc-mayors/#.W8nOGGhKiUk 
@maggieNYT:
Giuliani was a deeply controversial mayor, but he developed a national platform through his actions as mayor. This is a reminder that de Blasio seemed to think going national was a built-in quality of being mayor.  https://www.politico.com/states/new-york/city-hall/story/2018/10/18/fiasco-the-short-life-and-ignominious-death-of-de-blasios-national-progressive-agenda-656961 
, @xenocryptsiteGood inside dirt and all but I would think basically every ambitious politician does this sort of thing?
@jdawsey1:
‘Fiasco': The short life and ignominious death of Bill de Blasio's national progressive agenda. ⁦@nahmias⁩ with a great, email-packed piece:  https://www.politico.com/states/new-york/city-hall/story/2018/10/18/fiasco-the-short-life-and-ignominious-death-of-de-blasios-national-progressive-agenda-656961 
, @ShaneGoldmacherThis ⁦@nahmias⁩ piece is excellent and it paints a brutal portrait  https://subscriber.politicopro.com/states/new-york/city-hall/story/2018/10/18/fiasco-the-short-life-and-ignominious-death-of-de-blasios-national-progressive-agenda-656961  and 3 others
The short life and ignominious death of de Blasio's national progressive agenda

The more-than-$860,000 effort yielded little in the end for a mayor singularly obsessed with becoming a national liberal leader.

Politico PRO

4 hours ago · @MrTosinDurodolaWhen power is given to demagogues with long antecedents in crass opportunism & political brigandage, the resultant effect is gross mismanagement & ineptitude that eventually leads to socio-economic insecurity & rise in poverty & despair #Fayose #Ekiti #EkitiDebtProfileUnderFayose
@seunfakze:
Fayose took Ekiti's debt to N120bn - DMO  http://thenationonlineng.net/ekiti-debts-dmo-fayose-bicker-over-state-liability/ 
, @AsiwajuOladimejFor more clarity: Ekiti Debt as at Oct 2014: N31 billion Ekiti Debt as at Oct 2018: N120 billion. Outstanding Salaries: 5-8 months Fact!!!
@seunfakze:
Fayose took Ekiti's debt to N120bn - DMO  http://thenationonlineng.net/ekiti-debts-dmo-fayose-bicker-over-state-liability/ 
, @PrinceofSydneyEkiti debts: DMO, Fayose bicker over state liability - The Nation Nigeria ^^120 billion Naira debt !!! Even an oil producing state will struggle to pay this back!!!  http://thenationonlineng.net/ekiti-debts-dmo-fayose-bicker-over-state-liability/ , @TheNationNewsThe Debt Management Office ( DMO ) has said that the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose had a debt profile of about... http://thenationonlineng.net/ekiti-debts-dmo-fayose-bicker-over-state-liability/  and 1 others
Ekiti debts: DMO, Fayose bicker over state liability

The Debt Management Office ( DMO ) has said that the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose had a debt profile of about N120 billion as at June.

The Nation Nigeria

4 hours ago · @dw_freedomHere's an update: A Finnish man has been sentenced to over a year in prison for defaming and harassing investigative journalist @JessikkaAro.  https://www.dw.com/en/court-in-finland-finds-pro-kremlin-trolls-guilty-of-harassing-journalist/a-45944893 , @RMAjayiCourt in Finland finds pro-Kremlin trolls guilty of harassing journalist  https://p.dw.com/p/36mMf?tw  via @dwnews . . @JessikkaAro was harassed by pro-Russian trolls for exposing troll factories & Russian propaganda & disinformation being spread in Finland on , @BillbrowderCongratulations to ⁦@JessikkaAro⁩ who resoundingly defeated pro Russian trolls in a Finnish criminal court. The main defendant sentenced to one year in prison for his harassment after she exposed the St Petersburg troll factory. A strong precedent  https://www.dw.com/en/court-in-finland-finds-pro-kremlin-trolls-guilty-of-harassing-journalist/a-45944893  and @LotteLeicht1Court in #Finland finds pro-Kremlin trolls guilty of harassing journalist. Jessikka Aro became the subject of a harassment campaign by pro-Russian trolls after she began reporting in 2014 on #Russia propaganda & disinformation spread on social media.  https://www.dw.com/en/court-in-finland-finds-pro-kremlin-trolls-guilty-of-harassing-journalist/a-45944893 
Court in Finland finds pro-Kremlin trolls guilty of harassing journalist

In a major ruling that exceeded prosecutors' requests, a court in Finland sentenced a man to prison for harassing journalist Jessikka Aro. She had been targeted for years by pro-Russian trolls over he...

DW.COM

4 hours ago · @zerohedgeTurkish Investigators Think They Know Where Khashoggi Is Buried  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-19/turkish-investigators-think-they-know-where-khashoggi-was-buried , @CoryGroshekHow could they know where he is buried when he was allegedly sawed into pieces and dissolved in acid? This whole story is a scam and absolutely RIDICULOUS at this point! "Turkish Investigators Think They Know Where Khashoggi Is Buried"  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-19/turkish-investigators-think-they-know-where-khashoggi-was-buried , @AlertTradeTurkish Investigators Think They Know Where Khashoggi Is Buried and @buygoldpanamaTurkish Investigators Think They Know Where Khashoggi Is Buried  https://ift.tt/2q19bDZ  #Investing
Turkish Investigators Think They Know Where Khashoggi Is Buried

They're searching a nearby forest and farmland.

Zero Hedge

4 hours ago · @tonypoxOH NO!!!! LMAOO
@TexTheLaw:
Chronicles of Chill: The Legend of MaCashma Gandy  http://chroniclesofchill.com/2018/10/19/chronicles-of-chill-the-legend-of-macashma-gandy/  pic.twitter.com/IgZYF4AsA5
, @ancientmind🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
@TexTheLaw:
Chronicles of Chill: The Legend of MaCashma Gandy  http://chroniclesofchill.com/2018/10/19/chronicles-of-chill-the-legend-of-macashma-gandy/  pic.twitter.com/IgZYF4AsA5
, @eldivynChronicles of Chill: The Legend of MaCashma Gandy – The Chronicles of Chill ⁦@TexTheLaw⁩ (Legend)  https://chroniclesofchill.com/2018/10/19/chronicles-of-chill-the-legend-of-macashma-gandy/ , @wildeyeq“Stop it! Cease and desist!” a voice cried. “It is a doctoring of cyclonic proportions. Tis not my king thou beholdest!” It was Dar Wheezus, defending Gandy. 😂😂😂😂😂😂
@TexTheLaw:
Chronicles of Chill: The Legend of MaCashma Gandy  http://chroniclesofchill.com/2018/10/19/chronicles-of-chill-the-legend-of-macashma-gandy/  pic.twitter.com/IgZYF4AsA5
and 1 others
The Legend of MaCashma Gandy

Thus it was that the sun rose and then it set on the second and final quadrennium of Yode, son of Falasham in the kingdom of Ekitilopia. And then it rose again on the second quadrennium of Jefka, w…

The Chronicles of Chill

5 hours ago · @j_opdenakker🚨Update #PHP apps with version <9.22.1 of #jQuery plugin: https://github[.]com/blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload. This nasty Zero-day is actively exploited for at least 3 years to plant web shells and take over vulnerable web servers. 🚨  https://www.zdnet.com/article/zero-day-in-popular-jquery-plugin-actively-exploited-for-at-least-three-years/  #Infosec #CyberSecurity, @campuscodiZero-day in popular jQuery plugin actively exploited for at least three years , @phat_hobbitUpgrade all your PHP things.
@j_opdenakker:
🚨Update #PHP apps with version <9.22.1 of #jQuery plugin: https://github[.]com/blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload. This nasty Zero-day is actively exploited for at least 3 years to plant web shells and take over vulnerable web servers. 🚨  https://www.zdnet.com/article/zero-day-in-popular-jquery-plugin-actively-exploited-for-at-least-three-years/  #Infosec #CyberSecurity
and @archonsecZero-day in popular jQuery plugin actively exploited for at least three years #cybersecurity #infosec #zeroday #jQuery ⁦@DaveRubal⁩ ⁦@Info_Data_Mgmt⁩ ⁦@MickaelJurret⁩ ⁦@DrJDrooghaag⁩ ⁦@KaiGrunwitz⁩ ⁦@mclynd https://www.zdnet.com/article/zero-day-in-popular-jquery-plugin-actively-exploited-for-at-least-three-years/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 
Zero-day in popular jQuery plugin actively exploited for at least three years

A fix is out but the plugin is used in hundreds, if not thousands, of projects. Patching will take ages!

ZDNet

5 hours ago · @malevich_84Тот случай, когда женшина круче генерала!
@SobolLubov:
Слился с сатисфакции этот Золотов. Оно и понятно: одно дело говорить в ютьюбе про отбивную и капюшон, а другое - на телевидение перед всей страной отстаивать свою позицию. Ну, такие "генералы армии" нынче.  https://zona.media/news/2018/10/19/zo 
, @SobolLubovСлился с сатисфакции этот Золотов. Оно и понятно: одно дело говорить в ютьюбе про отбивную и капюшон, а другое - на телевидение перед всей страной отстаивать свою позицию. Ну, такие "генералы армии" нынче.  https://zona.media/news/2018/10/19/zo , @shaveddinovДва состояния Золотова. 1) когда Навальный под арестом и не может ответить: СЛЫШЬ ДАВАЙ ВЫЙДЕМ ОДИН НА ОДИН, НАДЕРУ ТЕБЕ ЖОПУ, ЧЕ ЗАССАЛ? 2) когда Навальный вышел и принял вызов: ой, я вообще другое имел ввиду, вы чего вообще  https://zona.media/news/2018/10/19/zo , @un_deaddyСсыкуха Золотов, нам сказку расскажи  https://zona.media/news/2018/10/19/zo  and 2 others
Золотов отказался идти на дебаты с Навальным

Глава Нацгвардии Виктор Золотов сказал, что не собирается участвовать в дебатах с политиком Алексеем Навальным, поскольк...

Медиазона

5 hours ago · @IndySportFabian Cancellara interview: ‘Racing is business, but cycling is about mental wellbeing’ Exclusive with @lawrenceostlere , @IndependentFabian Cancellara: ‘Racing is business, but cycling is about mental wellbeing’  https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cycling/fabian-cancellara-interview-paris-roubaix-tour-flanders-laureus-a8590881.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1539933406 , @lawrenceostlereMet Fabian Cancellara at the @LaureusSport summit in Paris to hear about his racing instincts, Team Sky and the power of the bicycle. Interview:  https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cycling/fabian-cancellara-interview-paris-roubaix-tour-flanders-laureus-a8590881.html  and @jonathanliew"You come into cycling alone, you come out alone." Love this, an interview with the great Fabian Cancellara by @lawrenceostlere  https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cycling/fabian-cancellara-interview-paris-roubaix-tour-flanders-laureus-a8590881.html 
‘Racing is business, but cycling is about mental wellbeing’

Fabian Cancellara was a master of choosing the right moment to attack. In road racing this is a delicate balance: push too soon and your body gives out, wait too long and you miss your chance. Every p...

The Independent

6 hours ago · @ThisIsSethsBlogWe are not the enemy (if we try)  https://seths.blog/2018/10/we-are-not-the-enemy/ , @bernadettejiwaA post for our times. We are not the enemy (if we try)  https://seths.blog/2018/10/we-are-not-the-enemy/  via @ThisIsSethsBlog, @TimHarford"We can fight injustice without becoming pawns in a boxing promoter’s game."  http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/typepad/sethsmainblog/~3/-jXJ-O6MAX4/ , @chrisfralic“It’s possible to be fierce, fierce in your dedication to change, to what’s right, to making things better–without finding the source of your power in the destruction of others.”  https://seths.blog/2018/10/we-are-not-the-enemy/  and 2 others
We are not the enemy (if we try)

Seth Godin's Blog on marketing, tribes and respect

Seth's Blog

8 hours ago · @MobilePunchTension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse , @yalzySigh!
@MobilePunch:
Tension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse  https://punchng.com/tension-as-hoodlums-kill-small-jpron-three-others-over-politicians-largesse/  pic.twitter.com/rnETEKLifp
, @DoubleEphOne of the most notorious gangsters in Lagos. Police better be on standby for reprisals | Tension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse  https://buff.ly/2Cq56Ay , @segalinkAPC Hoodlums kill each other over political grant. Note this. #RealCorruption.
@MobilePunch:
Tension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse  https://punchng.com/tension-as-hoodlums-kill-small-jpron-three-others-over-politicians-largesse/  pic.twitter.com/rnETEKLifp
and 1 others
Tension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse

Samson Folarin There is tension in the Somolu and Bariga areas of Lagos State after four suspected cult members were killed during a gang war. A...

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